Tanzania is violently evicting Indigenous Maasai people in the name of “conservation” to create a game preserve for United Arab Emirates royalty.
Readers’ Views: July-August 2021, part oneJuly 2, 2021
Readers’ Views on: What Is Socialism?; What Is Marxist-Humanism?; Nuclear Socialism?; Nuclear Capitalism; Flat Earth Society; Indigenous Genocide; Indigenous Liberation; Racism Takes its Toll; Rape Culture; Coming Out in Sports; Colonialism and Liberation
From the writings of Raya Dunayevskaya: African revolutions at the crossroadsMarch 8, 2020
This 60th anniversary of the “Year of Africa,” the turning point of the African revolutions, sheds light on today’s dilemmas. We reprint for the first time Dunayevskaya’s Weekly Political Letter written immediately after her 1962 trip to Africa.
Rebellion in Hong Kong spreadsJanuary 21, 2020
New Year’s Day, a million people took to the streets in Hong Kong despite police repression. Marchers called for Hong Kong to “resist tyranny, join a union.”
Hong Kong defianceNovember 4, 2019
Bob McGuire describes the ongoing protests in Hong Kong, triggered five months ago against a colonialist extradition bill to mainland China.
World in view: Puerto Ricans stand up for dignitySeptember 2, 2019
Gerry Emmett writes on the history leading to the recent uprising in Puerto Rico, which forced governor Ricardo Rosselló to resign.
World in View: Rise of Far Right threatens ‘Europe’March 13, 2019
The Far Right threatens to make significant gains in the European Parliament elections this May. What inheres within the “idea of Europe” that can destroy fascism as idea and reality is the humanism that became its internal critique, Marx’s humanism.
Puerto Ricans suffer as Donald Trump plays to his racist baseNovember 12, 2017
Puerto Rico is devastated by hurricanes, with climate change a factor, and by the administration’s racist malign neglect, atop an existing debt crisis the masses did not create. Real solidarity came from below. .
Immigrants and allies challenge Trump’s inhumanityApril 22, 2017
As the Trump administration ramps up deportations and related abuses, strikes, protests, and sanctuary cities are proliferating. The oppression of a lower caste of workers and the discrimination and violence faced by immigrants present a challenge to the Left, labor and the rest of humanity.
Voices From the Inside Out: Castro absolved?January 26, 2017
Black prisoner Faruq looks critically at Fidel Castro’s legacy, especially his turn to a one party state and the importance of freely associated labor for a true revolutionary process.
LGBTQ gains in AfricaSeptember 3, 2015
A roundup of progressive legislation and legal victories involving LGBTQ people in Mozambique, Kenya, Botswana, and Zambia.
NJERI — LEADER OF AFRICAN WOMENJanuary 28, 2015
In celebrating 60 years of publishing News & Letters we reprint an article about Kenyan woman activist Njeri from the first issue, dated June 24, 1955.