2023-09-09: News Headlines

Liberation Staff (2023-09-09). End Capitalism Before It Ends Us: Claudia De La Cruz & Karina Garcia for President & VP. liberationnews.org Claudia De la Cruz and Karina Garcia are running for President and Vice-President of the United States on the ticket of the Party for Socialism and Liberation.

Vijay Prashad (2023-09-08). What if there had been no coup in Chile in 1973?: The Thirty-Sixth Newsletter (2023). mronline.org As Chile's people, led by the Popular Unity government, took control over their economic and political lives and worked hard to improve their social and cultural worlds, they sent a flare into the sky announcing the great possibilities of socialism.

WSWS (2023-09-08). How people in Ukraine are declared traitors to the state: The mechanism of the repressive apparatus. wsws.org This essay by Maxim Goldarb, the head of the "Union of Left Forces of Ukraine – For New Socialism" party in Ukraine, describes the blatantly anti-democratic persecution by the Zelensky regime of its political opponents.

Harriet A Washington (2023-09-09). Perspectives] Pharmacovigilance against racial capitalism. thelancet.com In 1852, abolitionist physician James McCune Smith, the first African American known to have earned a medical degree, exposed the pervasive conception of the Black American as a dangerous creature and described how this was a manufactured image: "The Negro with us is not an actual physical being of Ô¨Çesh and bones and blood, but a hideous monster of the mind, ugly beyond all physical portraying, so utterly and ineffably monstrous as to frighten reason from its throne, and justice from its balance, and mercy from its hallowed temple…It is a constructive Negro, that haunts with grim presence the…

Sam Friedman, Suzie Kay (2023-09-09). Marxism and the U.S. Response to the HIV/AIDS and COVID-19 Pandemics. internationalviewpoint.org Over the last fifty years, few public health professionals have considered Marxism relevant, and few Marxists have treated pandemics as an imminent concern. We offer this paper to help both public health professionals and socialists view pandemics through a Marxist lens. Although our theory is global in scope, we focus on the U.S. because of its scientific prominence, its outsized global role in the AIDS pandemic, and its poor performance in the COVID-19 pandemic. Our hope is that this piece will strengthen efforts to protect public health and, better yet, help usher capitalism off the Earth before it makes the p…

Volodymyr Artiukh (2023-09-09). Labour, protests, and state capitalism in Belarus, three years on. internationalviewpoint.org

WSWS (2023-09-09). As Ukraine offensive collapses, US tries to drum up support for war at G20. wsws.org The G20 summit convened Friday in New Delhi, India, against the backdrop of the debacle of Ukraine's offensive and a deepening economic, political and social crisis of American capitalism.

WSWS (2023-09-09). The ICFI's exposure of Ernest Mandel's "neo-capitalism" and the analysis of the global economic crisis: 1967—1971. wsws.org This lecture was delivered by Max Boddy, assistant national secretary of the Socialist Equality Party (Australia), to the SEP (US) International Summer School, held between July 30 and August 4, 2023.

Prabhat Patnaik (2023-09-08). Believing one's own false theories. mronline.org LIBERAL bourgeois writers tend to explain the problems that arise under capitalism not by the immanent tendencies of the system but by the capriciousness of particular governments.

Sam Friedman, Suzie Kay (2023-09-08). Marxism and the U.S. Response to the HIV/AIDS and COVID-19 Pandemics. internationalviewpoint.org Over the last fifty years, few public health professionals have considered Marxism relevant, and few Marxists have treated pandemics as an imminent concern. We offer this paper to help both public health professionals and socialists view pandemics through a Marxist lens. Although our theory is global in scope, we focus on the U.S. because of its scientific prominence, its outsized global role in the AIDS pandemic, and its poor performance in the COVID-19 pandemic. Our hope is that this piece will strengthen efforts to protect public health and, better yet, help usher capitalism off the Earth before it makes the p…

Volodymyr Artiukh (2023-09-08). Labour, protests, and state capitalism in Belarus, three years on. internationalviewpoint.org

ecns.cn (2023-09-09). Xi encourages flood-affected villagers to bolster their confidence to overcome difficulties. ecns.cn Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, on Thursday visited flood-affected villagers in the city of Shangzhi, northeast China's Heilongjiang Province.

Alina Ramos Martin (2023-09-08). Chile requests compensation for US interference in the 1973 coup. plenglish.com Santiago de Chile, Sep 8 (Prensa Latina) The Chilean Communist Party in the Chamber of Deputies asked the U.S. government to compensate Chile economically for meddling in the 1973 coup d'état.

ecns.cn (2023-09-08). Xi encourages flood-affected villagers to bolster their confidence to overcome difficulties. ecns.cn Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, on Thursday visited flood-affected villagers in the city of Shangzhi, northeast China's Heilongjiang Province.

Taroa Zúñiga Silva (2023-09-08). "Chile needs a communist party," an interview with Lautaro Carmona, General Secretary of the Communist Party of Chile. peoplesdispatch.org Carmona reflects on the political situation in Chile amid increased right-wing attacks, the death of the CP's president, and the 50th anniversary of the coup against Salvador Allende…

Julia Conley (2023-09-08). Child refugees hit record in Latin America, Caribbean as climate crisis, poverty grip region. nationofchange.org "The unprecedented scale of the child migration crisis in Latin America and the Caribbean urgently requires a stronger humanitarian response as well as the expansion of safe and regular migration pathways for children and families," said one international advocate.

Orinoco Tribune 2 (2023-09-08). Daniel Ortega's Speech: 44th Anniversary of the Founding of the Nicaraguan Army. orinocotribune.com Transcript of Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega at the central act to commemorate the 44th anniversary of the founding of the Nicaraguan army. | Nicaraguan brothers and sisters; families of this Free, Sovereign, Dignified Nation, fighting for Peace to eradicate Poverty, fighting for Peace to improve the living conditions of all Nicaragua's Families. | How much joy and how much optimism it gives us to receive this recognition from the Conference of Armed Forces of Central America. The CFAC, as the General explained just now, is made up of the armies, the armed forces of the countries that make up the System for C…

Colin Todhunter (2023-09-09). An Engineered Food and Poverty Crisis to Secure Continued U.S. Dominance. globalresearch.ca The issue is not food shortage but speculation on food commodities and the manipulation of an inherently flawed global food system that serves the interests of corporate agribusiness traders and suppliers of inputs at the expense of people's needs and genuine food security.

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