Chile | Clarifying the most recent Constitutional Convention vote on copper and mining

The plenary of the Constitutional Convention on Friday 5/07/22 voted on a series of norms related to copper mining and other minerals. Since that vote, there has been significant confusion on the issue, which does not help to understand what was voted and what will be voted in the...

Colombia | No confidence in the regime, strengthen our organization and mobilization against death threats

Recently it was announced that the Historic Pact campaign has canceled its tour of the coffee-growing region in Colombia due to the threats and a possible plan to assassinate candidate Gustavo Petro and his vice-presidential candidate Francia Márquez. This plan would be one more threat on top of the...

Interview with Edward Gallardo, mining leader: “It is essential that we organize, within the working class, to nationalize mining industries.”

Edward Gallardo Basay (Edu) is a mine worker, subcontracted at the Chuquicamata mines, president of the National Intercompany Mining Union (SIM). He is also a leader of the International Workers Movement (MIT-Chile). October 18 MIT-Chile: Hello comrade, thank you for agreeing to the interview. First of all, could you tell us...

El Salvador | The failure of the Territorial Control Plan and increased repression

El Salvador is still going through a violent process in which gang groups are terrorizing the population. Despite the "security plans" with millions in investments, violence in the country continues as before. Truces between the government and these groups have not prevented the continued deaths of workers. By PCT -...

Cuba | Solidarity with the July 2021 demonstrators

Here, we reproduce a manifesto of solidarity with the Cuban demonstrators. The persecution by the Cuban regime continues without end. It is urgent to redouble our efforts for the freedom of all political prisoners and the end of the criminalization of protest on the island. We support this initiative...

Interview with María Rivera: “It is not just the nationalization of minerals, but the nationalization of the large mining companies of copper, lithium, gold...

María Rivera, constituent assembly representative of D8 and leader of the Internationalist Workers Movement (MIT), is one of the constituents, alongside Ivanna Olivares, sponsoring the norm for the Nationalization of the Mining Industry of Copper, Lithium, and other strategic resources, in addition to supporting and signing the Popular Initiative...

Brazil | PSOL: conjunctural or strategic crisis?

Originally Published by the PSTU-Brasil, March 31, 2022 By: Eduardo Almeida Many socialist activists who identify with the PSOL (the democratic-socialist Socialism and Liberty Party) are experiencing a crisis. The next party conference in April is expected to endorse the Lula-Alckmin ticket in the first round. The left-wing candidate of the...

Brazil | On the 9th we take to the streets: Bolsonaro and Mourão out, now!

Enough of rising prices, hunger, and unemployment! At a meeting on Friday, March 25th, the National Executive Secretariat of CSP-Conlutas discussed the realization of the next national day of mobilizations against the Bolsonaro government, called for April 9. The resolution is that all affiliated entities and movements make every effort...

Peru | Castillo, Stop the Repression and Meet the Demands Now!

Originally Published April 5, 2022 by the Partido Socialista de los Trabajadores (PST) of Peru The PST expresses its solidarity and unconditional support to the popular struggle unleashed against hunger and the disastrous government of Pedro Castillo. In almost all the country there are popular revolts with road blockades, and...

The Malvinas belong to Argentina

On 2 April 1982, the Argentine militarily reclaimed the South Atlantic islands, 8000 miles away from Britain, known in Argentina as the Malvinas and in Britain as the Falklands (which sounds like a Scottish island), after 149 years of British occupation. By Martin Ralph - International Socialist League In March...

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