June 28: the trigger for World War I.

On June 28, 1914, an attack carried out in Sarajevo (capital of Bosnia, the Balkans), by Gavrilo Princip (young member of a Bosnian nationalist organization) ended the lives of the Archduke Franz Ferdinand (heir to the throne of the Austro -Hungarian Empire) and his wife. It was the triggering...

The Democratic Party Failed To Protect And Expand Women’s Rights, Trump Plans To Destroy Them

After 8 years of a Democratic Party government led by Obama and the astonishing victory of Donald Trump one thing is now certain in the U.S: the bourgeois-liberal turn towards the “politics of identity”, embodied in the rhetoric of “empowerment”, has clearly failed. Identity politics, the idea that it...

Why does Catalonia Want to Separate from the Spanish State?

On 1 October, the Catalonian government held an independence referendum, which asked: “Do you want Catalonia to be an independent state in the form of a Republic?” The Spanish government was so concerned about the possibility of a separation from the State, that more than 10,000 police officers of...

After the victory of the Revolution, a bourgeois government

This process began the day after the triumph of the revolution. By Fidel Castro's advice, the Sandinista Front formed a National Reconstruction Government (GRN) with the participation of important bourgeois figures, like Violeta Chamorro. By Bernardo Cerdeira.   Back then, Fidel advised, “Nicaragua must not be a new Cuba.” Like this, the...

Police officers rebel against JOH and refuse to repress the protests

Police officers in strike defy the government and join the people against JOH’s tyranny. Until now, the strike reaches Tegucigalpa, Comayagua, Progreso, San Pedro Sula, Santa Barbara, and COPAN. They say, “We will not kill the people; we will not take action under state of siege. The politicians make agreements...

Elections 2016: The New and the Old

After Wisconsin, Occupy, the Egyptian, Libyan and Syrian revolutions, and in the midst of the “fight for $15” and the “Black Lives Matter” resistance, the U.S. Presidential elections are not quite the same. The current presidential election campaign is not unfolding exactly the same way that it has in...

PPSWU calls for abolition of the Electronic Crimes Law

PPSWU calls for abolition of the Electronic Crimes Law adopted by the Palestinian Authority in July 2017 Our message may be late but the multiple violation of freedom of expression as well attacks on human rights defenders and lawyers has prompted us to draw your attention to the fact that...

Italian Workers On Strike Against Profit Over People

Workers in the Lombardy region and also across all of Italy are going on strike against Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte’s orders to keep the country “open.” By Workers' Voice / La Voz / IWL-FI in the U.S. This is despite the devastating effects of the deadliest coronavirus outbreak in the world...

The Real Face of South Africa

Government repressed the strike savagely and murdered 34 miners Last 17th August, South African police exerted unrestrained repression against a 3 000-men strong demonstration of Marikana miners on strike (100km from Johannesburg) and murdered 34 strikers and injured 78 more. This event reminds us of the worst repressions of...

Birth and evolution of Orientalist discourse: a Marxist appraisal

Besides serving to interpret the world, the speech is a tool for transmitting ideologies. It also serves to legitimize and explain the actions of social classes, which generally act in defense of their interests. When it is related to relationships of domination, between classes, states, civilizations or people,...

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