International

  • The U.S. backs Duterte's crimes in Mindanao

    There is evidence of greater U.S. military support for the Philippines army in its war against Islamist rebels in the city of Marawi.

  • Syria after the conquest of Raqqa

    ISIS has been driven from its last stronghold, but the violence grinds on as various armed factions vie for control of what remains.

  • Solidarity with political prisoners in Morocco

    Political officeholders, unionists and others are calling for the release of Moroccans jailed for demanding democratic rights.

  • A coup by the state

    The Spanish state imposed direct rule over Catalonia, firing its president and dismissing the region's parliament after it declared independence.

  • Religious rights and wrongs

    Those arguing against same-sex marriage in Australia are cynically using the idea of "religious freedom" to justify discrimination.

  • Moshé Machover must be reinstated

    Jews for Palestinian Right of Return is calling on Britain's Labour Party to reject the idea that anti-Zionism equals anti-Semitism.

  • The floods next time

    Climate change is coinciding with an era of rapid urbanization, which means the world’s cities will become sites of calamity--and resistance.

  • Boston protesters call out a hedge fund vulture

    A picket at the headquarters of the Baupost Group exposed how hedge funds are preying on Puerto Rico in its time of need.

  • Legalized Islamophobia in Quebec

    The debates around a new law in Quebec are a test for the left--and whether it will stand up to the wave of anti-Muslim racism.

  • A letter from Puerto Rico one month after María

    Two members of the Working People's Party appeal for a united struggle for justice throughout the U.S. and on the island.

  • Puerto Rico's disaster was years in the making

    From hospitals to the power grid, every part of Puerto Rico's infrastructure impacted by Maria was gutted years earlier by capitalism.

  • Threats without and contradictions within

    Kurds in northern Iraq have voted "yes" on independence, but governments around the region are threatening war and repression.

  • The Freedom Party's goose-step forward

    Austria's toxic Freedom Party, which is likely to be part of the next government, has deep ties to the fascist movement.

  • Trump's malign neglect of Puerto Rico

    Puerto Ricans will suffer and die needlessly because of the abject failure of the world's most powerful government to provide disaster relief.

  • The smiling face of a military regime

    The former Nobel Peace Prize winner at the top of the Myanmar government supports the military's genocidal persecution of Muslims.

  • Climate change and "disaster aid" in India

    India's "disaster aid" and "relief projects" regularly enrich corporations while shutting out the poor who are supposed to benefit.

  • An ominous new massacre in Colombia

    The National Police shooting of unarmed civilian protesters in Colombia threatens to unravel the country's peace process.

  • A wake-up call for Germany's left

    The inroads made by the far right in German elections last month bring new challenges and questions that the left must take up.

  • Coming together to overcome FEMA failures

    Giving the lie to Trump's racist rants, people in Puerto Rico are organizing themselves after being failed by the federal government.

  • The crisis deepens after Catalonia's vote

    The Spanish state's government is making a mockery of democracy by attacking the Catalan people's right to decide their future.

  • The fuel feeding the fires of Europe's far right

    The mainstream political forces that manage the European Union are responsible for setting the stage for the rise of the far right.

  • Puerto Rico needs aid, not an occupation

    As most Puerto Ricans go without relief following Hurricane Maria, calls for the U.S. military to step up relief efforts could make matters worse.

  • Puerto Rico is facing an historic crisis

    Two Puerto Rican artists and activists based in the U.S. describe the harrowing conditions for friends and family back home.

  • Adding ignorant insult to Puerto Rico's injuries

    On top of powerful hurricanes and a society degraded by austerity, Puerto Ricans shouldn't have to endure the racist rants of the Twitterer-in-Chief.

  • How the earthquakes shook Mexican politics

    After the earthquakes, Mexico witnessed both the savage consequences of capitalism and the potential for a radical alternative.