Another devastating blow has been dealt to the imperialist coalition in Yemen, this time from the southern separatist movement. Formerly part of the tenuous alliance of groups under the Saudi-backed Hadi regime, almost a week ago the Southern Transitional Council (STC) issued an ultimatum to Hadi: either reshuffle the cabinet or they will abandon their […]

[The following chapter is excerpted from Politico-Economic Problems of Capitalism (1968), by Eugen Varga, entitled “The Labor Aristocracy after the Second World War” whose content is self-explanatory. Included are our notes to the piece, meant to re-align and expand the conception of the labor aristocracy presented here, which suffers from several key defects, notably those of distance […]

[The following was taken from Towards a New Dawn, an left-wing Indian publication in support of the CPI(Maoist), on December 24, 2012 and has been edited for readability. This article is important because it highlights a few of the major failures of the contemporary petty bourgeois struggle against sexual violence. First by analyzing the misogynist inconsistencies […]

[Leftist Critic is an independent writer, researcher, and comrade who cares about the world about them. Other than posting on radical subreddits, they also tweet infrequently at @leftistcriticabout about the murderous US empire, international solidarity with nations and peoples under attack, and provide necessary criticism of the Western “Left.” They can be reached at leftistcritic@linuxmail.org.] […]

Under the leadership of the Taliban, the forces for national liberation in Afghanistan have launched a “spring offensive” in the north of the country, kicked off by an attack last month in Camp Shaheen which took the lives of more than 100 Afghan security personnel. This new offensive is being called “Operation Omari” in honor […]

TRIGGER WARNING: the following article contains a frank discussion of rape. We feel this issue is of great importance, but it may cause some readers distress. For as long as they have served in the united $tates military, women recruits have been subjected to waves of brutal sexual assault, abuse and harassment. Nowadays, however, the […]

The UN Humanitarian Chief, Stephen O’Brien, has appeared before the Security Council to discuss the effects of the conflict in Yemen. The results have been absolutely horrifying, with the report detailing what they call the “largest food security emergency in the world” caused by the Saudi-led coalition’s campaign against the revolutionary government of Yemen. He […]

Alongside other big executive orders issued on Monday, Trump has reinstated the “Mexico City Policy” which prevents NGOs that receive federal funding from performing or educating women about abortion services. The policy, first enacted by Reagan in 1984, has been a back-and-forth issue throughout the administrations since its first passage. Republican presidents have all upheld […]

The editorial staff of AI apologize for a lack of steady content in recent weeks, due mostly to work on two publishing projects and an upcoming theoretical journal. We certainly hope to be publishing more articles in the coming weeks, as well as introducing our new projects and going over some of what we have […]

By Freya B. In the wake of a 61% “no” vote on a referendum to decide whether harsh austerity was to be implemented to pay the mountain of Greek debt, the western left has been roaring in a triumphant wave over a seemingly huge victory for the left in Greece.1 Though it should be noted that […]

A national tribunal recently convicted Efrain Ríos Montt, the former dictator of Guatemala,  for crimes of genocide committed during his reign from 1982 to 1983. This was the first time a head of state has been convicted of genocide in a national court. Yet recent events changed the tone. As of May 20th 2013 the top court […]

A high court in Pakistan has ruled that drone strikes carried out in the country by the United States are illegal and has ordered the Pakistani government to put forward a UN resolution against the attacks. The court ruled the government of Pakistan “must ensure that no drone strike takes place in the future.” “If […]

By Prince Kapone, originally published by MIM-Prisons. According to Article IV of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (N.P.T.), all signatory member nations possess the “inalienable right” to “develop research, production and use of nuclear energy for peaceful purposes without discrimination.”(1) As a signatory nation, the Islamic Republic of Iran is entitled to this most basic right, […]

After Sorrow Comes Joy! is a Marxist (Third Worldist) podcast featuring news, analysis, and music. This Week’s Headlines: Oil Spill in Arkansas France Aims to Keep Forces in Mali CPN(M) leads general strike FEMEN and the irony of Western ‘Feminism’ Protest Drones in St. Louis Beats: Sun Rise Above- Obomba Pretty Lights- Hot Like Sauce […]

After Sorrow Comes Joy! is a Marxist, Third Worldist news and analysis podcast. Episode three is now up. Be sure to promote it, download it, and distribute it… or better yet, create a new media project and send it to us! This week’s headlines: Death of Hugo Chavez New Pope EU clears way for arms […]

In our earlier reporting on the death of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, we posting an original commemoration and a brief theoretical article which touched on the class forces behind the Bolivarian Revolution. In addition to these two important readings, its is appropriate to give coverage to the mounting suspicions that US covert operations may have […]

Academic institutions in the United States and other First World countries overwhelmingly support the capitalist-imperialist system. This article from RT demonstrates how so-called scientific fields like psychiatry are not neutral. Instead they are studied specifically for the purpose of maintaining class rule. A major aspect of psychology and psychiatry is interrogations and investigations. Civilian professionals in these fields teach imperialist military and police officers how […]

On September 11th, 1973, democratically-elected Chilean president, Salvador Allende, was violently overthrown by a CIA orchestrated coup. Bombs struck the presidential palace, tanks rolled through the streets, and the massacre began. The nine-eleven of Chile was underway. Salvador Allende, convinced he would be assassinated, instead took his own life as his home was being bombarded. […]

On July 1st, 2011, hundreds of thousands of people gathered in Tripoli for a massive rally in support of Muammar al-Gaddafi and the Libyan government. The rallies come in the wake of all-around attacks by Western imperialists and their lackey regimes in the Middle East against the north African country’s social and political institutions. Since […]