China’s tentacles

July 2, 2017

Report on the Belt and Road Forum held in May in China and its connection with China’s imperialist and anti-labor actions.

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Kenya in Somalia

December 4, 2011

From the November-December 2011 issue of News & Letters:

Kenya in Somalia

by Gerry Emmett

Reportedly backed by French and U.S. air strikes, Kenyan troops entered south Somalia to attack positions of the Islamist al-Shabaab militia which controls much of the region. Somali Transitional Federal Government (TFG) forces and allied militias have also taken part. They aim [=>]

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Wangari Maathai

November 30, 2011

From the November-December 2011 issue of News & Letters:

Wangari Maathai

“By planting trees, my colleagues in this grassroots movement and I planted ideas. The ideas, like the trees, grew.” —Wangari Maathai (1940-2011)

Dr. Wangari Maathai never forgot the power of ideas or individuals in grassroots movements. In her memoir, Unbowed, she wrote, “A [=>]

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