americas

  • Declaration: Somebody Arrest Me 21 May 2012Declaration made by CLASSE, May 21st 2012. Originally published in French here: http://www.arretezmoiquelquun.com/pages/declaration You can sign on to the declaration here: http://www.arretezmoiquelquun.com Declaration We, students, workers, citizens, Having familiarized ourselves with Bill 78, adopted by the Assemblée nationale du Québec on May 18, 2012. Adopted on the 95th day of an already historic student struggle, the special law flagrantly has the objective of suffocating this mobilisation. Since its ...
  • Report from the frontline in Québec 21 May 2012Shit has gone mental here. The days are peaceful enough, but the nights get crazy. At night, the police have basically lost control of the streets: riot police will move in and secure a corner or an area but once they move from there, it’s retaken within minutes so there’s this sort of cat and ...
  • Revolution and Counter-Revolution in Venezuela 19 April 2010Written by Alan Woods and Ted Grant 14 April 2002 Dramatic events are unfolding in Venezuela. On Saturday April 13, less than 36 hours after a group of right-wing businessmen and army generals had assumed control, the coup collapsed in a welter of confusion. Shortly after 10 pm, interim President Pedro Carmona Estanga resigned and was reportedly ...
  • The Active Participation Of Workers Is Necessary For Final Victory 12 January 2010The Iranian Revolutionary Marxists’ Tendency (IRMT) is the Iranian section of the International Marxist Tendency (IMT). Last year, IRMT spokespersn Maziar Razi published an open letter to the workers of Venezuela, admonishing the IMT’s Bolivarian hunk-of-the-moment President Hugo Chávez, for his support of Iranian President Ahmadinejad. Chávez has made a mistake. With his support for Ahmadinejad ...
  • Gog Magog 23 August 2009If there was remaining doubt that George W Bush was ‘mad, bad and dangerous to know’, former French President Jacques Chirac says Bush told him why Iraq must be invaded. Gog and Magog are at work in the Middle East. The biblical prophecies are being fulfilled. This confrontation is willed by God, who wants to use ...
  • Rifles Against Spears As Indigenous Rights Trampled 7 June 2009There are reports that more than 50 people have been killed in Peru’s Amazon region after the army clashed with indigenous people protesting against government plans to turn their land over to mining and energy companies. President Alan Garcia has issued a number of decrees which effectively release removing 60% of Peru’s remaining jungle for ...
  • Bankers Should Take Option Two 18 March 2009While it comes from an unexpected quarter, we appreciate the sentiment — for sepukku, press 2: AIG has drawn intense fire from the public, politicians and President Barack Obama for accepting up to $180 billion in government aid and then handing out the bonuses. The rhetoric in Congress took on a macabre tone on Monday ...
  • Stop Messing About — Nationalise The Banks 22 January 2009Following the spectacular and resounding failure of casino capitalism in the banking ‘powerhouses’ of the western neo-liberal economies, the Brown Labour government must nationalise British banks and prosecute the banking executives and senior managers who are stealing billions of pounds from taxpayers. Banks are taking massive handouts from the public purse — another £200 billion ...
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