USA

Bonus Army: Bullets & Gas for the Vets! (1932)

November 11, 2015 admin 0

Veterans Day is upon us, the annual zenith of the U.S. ruling class promotion of soldier-worship as a state religion. Beneath this ideological cover, which claims to go “beyond politics”, the official veneration of soldiers […]

ACR

Anti-Capitalist Radio Episode 73

October 23, 2015 admin 0

Russia’s intervention in Syria and the left (0:00) European refugee crisis (10:40) Results of the Canadian elections (25:00) Bonus: Trudeau’s nice hair vs. principled socialist beards (35:50)

International

U.S. Imperialism and Israel’s Role

June 11, 2015 Editor 0

(Originally published in the Weekly Worker) Let’s start by recalling four recent dates. In December last year Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu engineered a cabinet crisis, well before a general election was due – he […]

International

The Class Struggle in Haiti

March 19, 2015 admin 0

In my last article, I concluded by noting the U.S.-sponsored coup against left-populist President Jean-Bertrand Aristide and the beginning of the country’s occupation by MINUSTAH, the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti. Well-meaning but naive […]

International

Venezuela and Anti-Imperialism

March 18, 2015 admin 0

Last Monday, President Obama announced a new wave of economic sanctions against Venezuela on the grounds that it is an “extraordinary threat to national security.” The executive order is nominally aimed at seven top Venezuelan […]

USA

Reclaiming Dr. King

January 18, 2015 admin 0

Although it’s no longer at the top of corporate media headlines, Black Lives Matter is by no means finished. The movement seems to have more staying power than the protests that erupted in the wake […]

International

CIA Roots of Islamic Fundamentalism

January 17, 2015 admin 0

On Sunday January 11, according to France’s ministry of interior, at least 3.7 million people marched across France to support the freedom of the press. As many on the left have pointed out, the demonstration […]

International

Haiti: Reaching for Emancipation

January 17, 2015 admin 1

Protesters have returned to the streets of Haiti as the Caribbean island’s suffering people once again act to take their destinies into their own hands. The protests have been going on for months, with thousands […]

ACR

Anti-Capitalist Radio Episode 62

September 19, 2014 admin 0

Stagnation: why aren’t the developing countries developing? (0:00) Karen Lewis and working-class unity (20:00) Are referendums democratic? (30:00)

International

WWI: Putin Blames Bolsheviks

September 19, 2014 admin 0

Russian President Putin recently dedicated1 a World War I monument in Moscow with a speech. He started, “ A century ago on this day, Russia found itself obliged to enter World War I.” Further in […]