The re-capture of power in Bolivia by traditional elites, backed by US imperialism, has legitimised racism and a wave of repression. But the MAS may be beginning a process of democratic renewal.
David Brophy reports on The China Question conference in Brooklyn.
In more and more places, people are taking to the streets in massive numbers against state repression, imperialism and the hard right. It's vital that we learn about these movements to identify opportunities for solidarity and to draw implications for our own organising here in Britain. In the context of British imperialism, we also have to train our sights on the actions and interests of our own state. Speakers will discuss the anti-extradition movement in Hong Kong, the opposition to the imperialist coup in Bolivia and uprisings in Algeria, Iraq and Morocco.
Claims that Jeremy Corbyn was a supporter or even a member of the IRA were a prominent part of how he was demonised. But there was little discussion of the context for the IRA campaign or the left’s attitude.
Guy Ritichie's film The Gentlemen is a violent fantasy about ongoing Anglo-American global dominance, writes Kate Bradley.
Saba Shirvani reports on the uprising in Iran sparked by an increase in fuel prices.
As Trump and Erdoğan join other NATO heads of state for its seventieth birthday summit, Pete Cannell argues we should take a hard look at the role of the British state within the alliance.
Contemporary capitalism is built on a global division of labour and global supply chains. Imperialist wars are fought over increasingly scarce resources, and imperialist capital devastates the earth to extract resources which feed a global system of exploitation. How can we understand the links between climate change and imperialism? How can such an understanding help us to build the vital links between the different aspects of the crises ahead of us and build the alliances necessary to avert climate disaster and achieve climate justice?
Marx can help us understand why the choice really is system change or climate change, argues Brendan Montague.
Caliban's Revolt celebrates the capacity of the monster to terrorise the powers that be.