Estonians sent to shoot Africans for French business

Estonian troops in Afghanistan. Picture via balticreports.com The nets of empire are catching more and more countries. Estonia and the Central African Republic are a case in point. William Cleary reports. Western powers are...

Pakistan: Baloch families march as state kills and dumps

(picture via International Voice for Baloch Missing Persons) Yesterday a mass grave was discovered in Balochistan, Pakistan’s largest and poorest province. It is likely that the bodies within belong to “missing persons”, victims of a...

Vienna: 8,000 march against Nazi ball

www.linkswende.org reports: Holocaust survivors, former partisans, trade unionists, local Social Democrats and Greens, and students on 24 January turned out in a 8,000 strong march against the German nationalist student corporations and the fascist Freedom...

Neither Brussels nor Moscow

Jan Ladzínski reports on Ukraine Much has happened in Kiev since 21 November. Most of it went unnoticed in the Western media, except for engrossing images of the destruction of Lenin’s statue and protesters using...

Factories without bosses: occupation wins in Argentina

(photo from www.8300.com.ar) Suzie Wylie writes from Argentina After 12 years of occupation and struggle at the Zanon ceramic tile factory in Neuquén, in southern Argentina, the courts have awarded the title deed for the property...

Trayvon Martin and Mark Duggan

Bill Crane compares the workings of the justice system for Trayvon Martin in the US and Mark Duggan in the UK – and notes the role of “colourblind” ideology to prop up racism in...

Patrice Lumumba’s legacy

Last Friday marked the 53rd anniversary of the assassination of Patrice Lumumba. Miriyam Aouragh looks at his legacy and western complicity in his murder. In Une Saison au Congo (A Season in the Congo) from...

Court victory for 7,000 New Orleans teachers

An appeal court in Louisiana has ruled that the sacking of education workers that took place in the wake of Hurricane Katrina was illegal and that everyone who was fired should get two or...

Sharon: biography of a war criminal

Sai Englert looks back at Ariel Sharon’s bloody legacy and his life of political and military service to the Zionist colonial project:The media’s attempted whitewashing of Sharon’s legacy is not just brushing the history...

2013 in YouTube videos

Mark Bergfeld collects videos showing episodes of resistance from across the world in 2013.