The Yellow Vest protests, which have rocked France from the Île to the coasts since November, have experienced a second wind after a series of small concessions by the Macron government were deemed insufficient. The initial impetus for the demonstrations were of course the Macron government’s significant fuel tax and inspection fee increases, but beyond […]

Most readers will not, by now, require a recapitulation of the condition and origins of the so-called ‘migrant caravan’ currently stalled in Mexico. If so, one might begin here, here, and here. What we seek to do is clarify the class-nature of the crisis, the enemy, and the position of the proletarian camp. Like most […]

In a reversal stunning absolutely no one, neoliberal ideologue Francis Fukuyama has abandoned that thoroughly sunken ship known as the “end of history” thesis, presumably after shutting off the lights and donning a snorkel. The series of half-hearted defenses of his almost 30-year-wrong position, which were really just half-hearted disavowals, were issued in a recent […]

The massacres carried out by the israeli Apartheid state, the rejection by Netanyahu of the old u.$.-sponsored two-state solution, and the growing fanaticism of the israeli population all inform against the well-manicured public image of the “Jewish state”. In January, both Haaretz and the New York Times carried pieces all but proclaiming the two-state solution […]

Yesterday, u.$. strongman Donald Trump thanked NK leader Kim Jong-un, “who really was excellent” to the three amerikans he ordered released from detention. Kim decided to release the amerikans, two of whom had been involved with work at the private, protestant-run Pyongyang University of Science and Technology (PUST), and none had served out their terms […]

[The following was written in anticipation of Bush’s expiration. Sadly, both he and McCain went on to live for several months. Not sadly, they are now both tied for 1st place in the pine box derby.] Former u.$. president George H. W. Bush, one-time CIA director and sire of the world’s most recognizable crime family, […]

By now readers are probably aware that the shoddy ‘Russia did it!’ tapestry so giddily hot-glued together by Boris Johnson, Theresa May, and the London media establishment has unraveled, along with any hope for stability, let alone credibility, for the May government. It’s now clear that Yulia and Sergei Skripal have both made a miraculous […]

[Eduardo Galeano ( 3rd September 1940 – 13th April 2015) was an influential Uruguayan journalist and novelist, author of Open Veins of Latin America, but perhaps best known for his Memory of Fire trilogy. A composer of poetry-in-prose vignettes and storyteller extraordinaire, we provide here his famous poem “Los Nadies” in english, for the purpose […]

Yesterday, Trump signaled the possible beginning of the next great crisis when he announced that he would slap a tariff on 60bn u$d in Chinese imports.[1] Needless to say, only “buy american” liberals and MAGA semi-fascists have convinced themselves this will work out for the best, the former with roundabout figures cherry-picked for MSNBC segments, […]

[The following is a speech delivered on behalf of the Communist Party of Ireland at the 18th conference of the International Meeting of Communist and Workers’ Parties in Hanoi, 2016. Although we do not endorse the narrow economist slippery slope of anti-austerity-centred politics, especially in an advanced (though below european average in living standard) global […]

In his address to the Communist League of 1850, Marx noted that, while the petty bourgeoisie and its democrats wish to bribe the workers, to increase alms and state employment as much as possible, the means to carry out the program are not universally agreed upon: they are “not expressed by all sections of [bourgeois […]

Catch flies with honey, rats with garbage. Don’t you just hate when you laud somebody for their heroism and strength of character and they turn out to be a common murderer? Well, that’s precisely what’s gone down with that heroic North Korean soldier who defected a little over a month ago. A young, “low-ranking” North […]

I would like to start on a somewhat unrelated note: I fucking hate Tom Hanks. It’s not just that he cultivates a saccharin liberal image, or that he’s known predominantly for playing crusty old men in highly acclaimed amerikan period-pieces that amount to little more than the old CNN opera (stay tuned for his inevitable […]

The latest casualty in the war between the u$ navy and the concept of competence, the u$ guided missile destroyer USS Benfold sustained light damage yesterday after colliding with a Japanese commercial tug boat that lost propulsion and T-boned the nearly 2 billion dollar danger-canoe. Sadly, no one was hurt. Although Benfold got away with […]

[This post will update periodically, check back for latest developments and commentary from Anti-Imperialism] 4:12am: President Mugabe is apparently under house arrest, and sacked former vice-president Emmerson Mnangagwa is back in the country from self-imposed exile. Reuters claims to have leaked intelligence documents stating that Mnangagwa wishes to invite the white farmers and business owners […]

Today we celebrate the centennial of the Great October Socialist Revolution, the watershed of the subsequent era of communist power that really began in 1917, invigorated once more by the second world war, reached new heights in 1949 and 59, and petered out long before the millennium with the fall of the decrepit Soviet Union, […]

Former FBI Director and resident Russkie hunter, Robert Mueller, has dropped former Trump campaign manager Manafort through the little door and, although his neck has yet to pop, it is clear that many very important players see prefigured in this massacre their own undoing. Now, whether it is the laughable accusation of collusion, or the […]

amerikans cannot escape the opioid epidemic—whether wealthy white families from Maine to the Midwest, or the gas station employee who stumbles on an overdose in the bathroom every other week. It is the most talked-about crisis since Uncle Sam, prince-elector of misery, elevated Freeway Rick to the imperial seat of the crack game; and it […]

In 1915 a plan was circulated to begin an uprising in February of that year to throw off white rule. Ambitious, internationalist and bursting with the hopes of a submerged nation, the manifesto called for retaking the states of Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, Colorado and California, to proclaim them a separate Chican@ republic, to restore […]

Trump has once again coaxed “civically conscious” liberals into putting on a passion play of imperialist propaganda, to, in effect, “show Trump how imperialism is really done.” Every time Trump produces one of these sideshows (you can practically set your watch by these types of distractions from his flailing administration) the imperial left responds with […]