Ten Years of Revolutions in the Arab World

On December 17th 2010, the fruit salesman Mohamed Bouazizi set fire to his own body in protest against both the seizure of his apples and police corruption in the rural city of Sidi Bouzid, in the Tunisian inland. By Fábio Bosco   In a few days, the protests spread over the whole...

The Sudanese civilian government is under the thumb of the old genocidal military and the USA

Many sectors of the mass movement fight the deepening economic catastrophe By Martin Ralph – International Socialist League The International Monetary Fund (IMF) said in February 2020 that Sudan’s economic prospects are alarming due to Covid-19 and the deepening world economic crisis. The IMF statement shows a great alarm for...

Nigeria: The first battle of the long war

Nigeria: The first battle of the long war For almost fifteen days the youth and popular sectors showed their anger against the Government of Buhari. Against the wall the government unleashed violent repression and the movement was defeated, but it is clear that the problems have not been resolved and...

NIGERIA: from days of struggle against police to the semi-insurrectionary process

Nigeria has been going through a revolutionary process for the last three weeks. It began with the fight against one sector of the police, SARS, and has turned into a semi-insurgency. César Neto Nigerian protests are much more than being against police violence The deep economic crisis gained momentum in 2019 and...

German Government and Volkswagen: Populism and Repression in the South African Pandemic

The German government decided, through the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), together with South African Volkswagen, to support the battle against Coronavirus in Port Elizabeth, South Africa. By Cesar Neto The initiative was presented to the press in June.  An important local newspaper reported this with the...

German Imperialism and Volkswagen: Dirty Games Continue

German imperialism and its companies have a long history of land grabbing, theft of mineral and agricultural wealth, as well as overexploitation of workers. And their opponents have been treated with violence, imprisonment, torture, murder and genocide. In this text we make a parallel of this process of colonial...

Africa Must Not Pay Foreign Debt to Fight Poverty

In October 2019, long before the global coronavirus epidemic, the World Bank already said without shame that: "If the circumstances remain the same, the poverty rate should decrease to just 23% in 2030". At the same time, it presents a bleak future for African countries. Also according to...

The Fall of Al-Watiya and the Battle for Tripoli

On February 17, 2011 a democratic revolution begins in Libya that culminates in the overthrow of the regime and the dismantling of the Libyan bourgeois state. In 2014 Libya is divided between two forces. The GNC (General National Council) based in Tripoli, and the HoR (House of Representatives) based...

On Top of Coronavirus, Recession!

The South African government has just adopted two help lines. To save the bourgeoisie, up to US$ 16.2 bn. For the workers, 6 installments of US$ 18. By Yves Mwana Mayas and Cesar Neto   In the rainbow revolution, the bourgeois are bail out and the poor South Africa, together with Nigeria,...

A Ticking Time Bomb from North to South Africa

When we talked a bit about the "invisibility" of Africa on the Covid-19 pandemic in the mainstream news, many people must have thought, "I know that story!" And they must know it, because this is the same logic that prevails in the way the bourgeoisie and its spokesmen treat...

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