Independence for Americans Means Very Little for Puerto Ricans

By Vic Santos  Earlier this month, millions of United States citizens celebrated independence. Blazing blasts of red, white, and blue will inevitably illuminated the night sky  as mythic tales of heroic American Rebels fighting British tyranny are once again regurgitated around the cooling embers of a once lit barbecue grill. The American public embraced with warm reminders of the … Continue reading Independence for Americans Means Very Little for Puerto Ricans

Revolutionary Review: NATO’s Imperialism in Kosovo

By Val Reynoso The formation of the “Responsibility to Protect” concept is rooted in anti-imperialist implications, particularly in the crisis in Kosovo at the beginning of the 21st Century. The NATO military intervention in Kosovo, which was accused by many of being a violation of the prohibition of the use of force, and the heinous … Continue reading Revolutionary Review: NATO’s Imperialism in Kosovo

Analysis: Current affairs in Korea

By Val Reynoso In September 2018, South Korean President Moon Jae-in arrived in Pyongyang for his third summit with Kim Jong-un in hopes of declaring an end of the Korean war, which although not a legally binding treaty, could assist in the removal of the US troops still occupying South Korea, when the US was … Continue reading Analysis: Current affairs in Korea

Worldwide workers parties meet, vow continued struggle

By Clara Sorrenti In 1999, a 78-day NATO bombing campaign devastated the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia and killed hundreds, if not thousands, of innocent civilians. The NATO bombing campaign on Yugoslavia marked the second major combat operation in its history, following the 1995 NATO bombing campaign in Bosnia and Herzegovina. It was also the first … Continue reading Worldwide workers parties meet, vow continued struggle

What is Decolonization?

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yym3_Kp6xXA&t=4s By Val Reynoso Decolonization means to undo the ideas and systems of oppression that European colonizers imposed on Global South people. As colonized people we have been forced to assimilate into the capitalist-imperialist, white supremacist order as a means of survival, such as through boarding schools, slavery, torture and human trafficking. We … Continue reading What is Decolonization?

How anti-communism fueled CIA drug trafficking

By Kimberly Miller Introduction Much attention is paid to both the Central Intelligence Agency’s massive fight against communism during the Cold War era and America’s destructive “War on Drugs” campaign. However, there is less attention acknowledging how these two historical phenomena intricately overlap and ended up paradoxically perpetuating one another. Utilizing lucrative international drug trafficking, … Continue reading How anti-communism fueled CIA drug trafficking

Don’t believe the hype: Nothing has changed in the US

There is a fairy tale the rich and their lackeys like to tell often. In fact, we hear it so much, many of us believe it. The story goes like this: A long time ago, America was sexist, racist, run by rich folks and did bad imperialist things. But now that's over and everything is … Continue reading Don’t believe the hype: Nothing has changed in the US

What we talk about when we talk about Syria

by Peter M Gunn At its core, Marxism is about understanding contradictions, and there's no place more full of them than the discourse surrounding the Syrian conflict. The left in the imperial core (i.e. the United States and Western Europe) is chastised for not caring enough about Syria and yet also for arguing too much … Continue reading What we talk about when we talk about Syria

Trump goes to war – HANDS OFF SYRIA

Less than 3 months in, Trump's regime has gone to war. The United States launched missiles on Syrian government targets on Thursday night. It is the  United States' first direct attack against the Syrian government since rebels (including al-Qaeda and ISIS, both aided and abetted by the US government) began their attacks six years ago. … Continue reading Trump goes to war – HANDS OFF SYRIA