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When the Big House has disagreements, the rebellious slave takes sides with the quilombo!

In the trial, on Wednesday 1/24, there is nothing at stake that directly affects our class. Yes, there is a big fishes' fight, hungry sharks that used to swim in the same pack and now devour each other to later return to hunt us. Our quilombo cannot be divided...

The Effect of Orientalism on Media Discourse in the Syrian Conflict

The Syrian Civil War is one of the most reported events in recent history and has caught the attention of a number of commentators and political leaders, as it is deeply influenced by world politics. Gabriel Huland   The Western media has failed, nevertheless, to fully make sense of this complex conflict...

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...

A young and militant Marx

After several months of waiting, I could finally watch the film “The Young Marx,” by the Haitian director (based in France) Raoul Peck. It was not easy: its premiere in Brazilian cinemas was announced for last June but it did not happen (I don’t know why). It was not...

Venezuela through the eyes of a native working woman

My name is Ana Salas, I work in the educational area, and in this very moment, I may be one of the few Venezuelan not submitted to starvation. And it is also by the little amount of money that I make in Brazil by teaching Spanish that my family...

The Spontaneous and the Party

The explosion of the Russian Revolution of February 1917 was not scheduled on any politician’s agenda, neither was it a product of the “high level of consciousness” of the people. It exploded as a rebellion of female textile workers against their work conditions, and it expanded like wildfire because...

“Direct Elections Now” and the Democracy of the Rich

To stop the reforms, it is necessary to defeat Temer. This is the main task posed for workers. The government has nothing to rely on and the bourgeois democratic regime is being increasingly questioned by workers. By Júlio Anselmo and Israel Luz, Youth of PSTU – Brazil.   This situation opened a...

Sacking Injustice Leads to Hunger Strikes

 Turkey has been going through hardship for many years, but the worst experience has taken place since the AK Party and Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s regime. The country witnessed more than a few uprisings and many people lost their lives fighting the Erdogan’s dictatorship. By Canan Sagar.   The law has been changed Arbitrary...

Latin America: Struggles and More Struggles

From Tijuana to northern Mexico, at the U.S. border, to the Patagonia in southern Argentina, Latin American workers are protesting against the attacks of governments to their life conditions. They are not being respected. From right-wing governments Pieña Nieto, Mexico’s president, or Mauricio Macri from Argentina, until those considered “leftists”,...

Is Trump’s Nationalism Progressive?

There is a generalized interpretation that Trump's triumph is the symbol of a “reactionary wave” around the world. But this is not the only interpretation that has nothing to do with reality: there is also a stand that shows Trump as progressive. Such is the understanding of part of Kirchnerism...

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