This is part 1 of a 2-part series where I will be discussing the importance of the concept of Mussalaha (Reconciliation) to Middle-east politics and resistance to imperialism. This first part deals with Mussalaha in Syria, where the concept has been embedded into government policy. “Reconciliation” has become something of a buzzword in Canada, the… Read More Mussalaha (Reconciliation), Part 1: Syria
DONALD TRUMP: ANOTHER MAN FOR EMPIRE “After losing thousands of lives and spending trillions of dollars, we are in far worst shape in the Middle East than ever, ever before. I challenge anyone to explain the strategic foreign policy vision of Obama/Clinton. It has been a complete and total disaster.” — Donald J. Trump, Campaign… Read More Trump, Empire, and Syria (or, The Elites Just Bought Another War)
[This essay excerpt was written by Jimmie Durham of the Cherokee nation. Durham was a member of the American Indian Movement and founder of the International Indian Treaty Council that lobbied the United Nations in favour of decolonization of indigenous peoples worldwide. He is also a sculptor and poet. The entire essay can be read… Read More CULTURE AS A WAY TO KNOW THE WORLD
The following text is the translation of the introduction to the newly released book of Halk Cephesi (People’s Front) called The System Brings Death, The Revolution Gives Life. We are happy to publish this document, knowing the growing efforts of revolutionary organizations to struggle against drugs and other type of tactics of the bourgeoisie to destroy or make the proletariat passive.… Read More Introduction to the new book of Halk Cephesi “The System Brings Death, The Revolution Gives Life”
An outline of Capitalism’s destructive process in Atlantic Canada and the need for anti-capitalist, anti-colonial resistance to be the center of reversing this process… Read More In Defense of the Environment: What Is To Be Done?
An excellent presentation from the Red Sparks Union in Vancouver/ Coast Salish territories discussing the development of the Philippine revolution. This is a valuable multimedia source I would encourage those interested to make use of. Other recommended resources: Want peace but can’t understand the talk? Here is the essential A-Z (24 August, 2016) from Altermidya Why… Read More Study on the Philippine Revolution
Yesterday, the World Social Forum debuted in Montreal. This will be the first time the WSF has been held in North America. Two concerns for the radical left have emerged from the current state of the Forum. First, is the denial of visas (and possible detention) of radical organizers from the “third world” (including a candidate for… Read More Some Concerns and Proposals for the World Social Forum