(2023-06-02). Workers World Party intersex candidate opens Seattle City Council campaign. workers.org Seattle Liv Morgan Liv Morgan, an intersex Workers World Party member, declared her candidacy for Seattle City Council, District 3, on May 25. Her campaign as an official write-in candidate is breaking new ground in the struggle of oppressed genders for representation, visibility and for socialism. Abandoned and orphaned, and . . . |
(2023-06-02). Brazil: Can Lula's plan bring peace to Ukraine? greenleft.org.au Israel Dutra, of the Brazilian Socialist Left Movement within the Socialism and Liberty Party, speaks to Federico Fuentes about Brazilian president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva's peace proposal for the war in Ukraine.
(2023-06-01). Malaysia: Building solidarity in a time of climate crisis. greenleft.org.au Green Left's Chloe DS spoke to Cheong Huei Ting, Central Committee member of the Socialist Party of Malaysia (PSM) and Coordinator of the PSM's Environmental and Climate Crisis Bureau ahead of her participation in the Ecosocialism 2023 Conference in July in Naarm/Melbourne.
(2023-06-02). Democracy Under Capitalism – What is it? podcasters.spotify.com Does democracy exist? What is it? What isn't it? What are we told about it? Where do these ideas come from? Can capitalism, a system based on exploitation, profit, and oppression, truly be "liberal", "free" or "Democratic"? For more on this and maybe an answer or to, give this episode a listen!
(2023-06-02). Bezos Is Planning To Replace the Present US Imperialism With a 'Decolonized' Version of Imperialism. orinocotribune.com By Rainer Shea — May 29, 2023 | The project by Jeff Bezos and other oligarchs to weaponize the concept of anti-colonialism towards reinforcing capitalism goes deeper than their "decolonial" NGOs. This is because whereas these NGOs are relatively easy for developing radicals to recognize as anti-revolutionary, there are other, more insidious ways that imperialism-compatible "anti-colonial" politics is getting normalized. The effort by Bezos to set up his "Earth Fund" so that he can
(2023-06-01). Strike wave grows in Portugal despite trade unions' attempt to strangle it. wsws.org Amid the deepest crisis of global capitalism since the 1930s, the PS is trying to impose austerity and the costs of a war economy on the backs of the working class.
(2023-06-02). Communist Party of Swaziland to launch campaign for release of its member Mvuselelo Mkhabela and other political prisoners. peoplesdispatch.org 21-year-old Mvuselelo Mkhabela, a Central Committee member of the banned Communist Party of Swaziland, who had continued organizing anti-monarchist resistance underground after escaping police custody with a bullet wound, was arrested in April and tortured again…
(2023-06-02). Xi visits a Beijing school ahead of International Children's Day. ecns.cn Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, Chinese president, and chairman of the Central Military Commission, visited Beijing Yuying School on Wednesday morning ahead of International Children's Day, which falls on June 1.
(2023-06-02). People's Health Tribunal Finds Shell and Total Energy Guilty of Harming African Communities. towardfreedom.org During a People's Health Tribunal, environmental, health, and human rights activists deplored extractive corporations in Africa for exploiting natural resources and for sowing poverty and disease. Peoples Health Dispatch reports.