Imperialism

PUERTO RICO

Puerto Rico: Drowning in Debt While Capitalists Swim in Profits

October 01, 2017 | In an interview with Left Voice, Francisco J. Fortuño Bernier describes on-the-ground organizing and conditions in Puerto Rico, considering the political implications of disaster capitalism’s (...)

Francisco J. Fortuño Bernier

GERMANY

VIDEO: Live From the G20 Summit

July 07, 2017 | The anti-G-20 march entitled “Welcome to Hell” was organized by various anti-capitalist groups, leftists and social movements across Europe. They began on Thursday and have continued today, the (...)

Wladek Flakin

GUEST POST

Socialism’s Future Can’t Be Its Failures

July 06, 2017 | Bhaskar Sunkara's recent New York Times piece is a dangerous misremembering of socialist history that tries to make socialism safe for liberals. To avoid repeating the failures of the 20th (...)

Evan McLaughlin

CUBA

Castroism, Trotskyism and the Cuban Revolution

July 04, 2017 | The Cuban Revolution impacted 20th Century politics, and pushed the formation of alternative left policies that were critical of Soviet hegemony as well as updating the debate on Trotsky’s (...)

Facundo Aguirre
Alejandro Guerrero

NORTH KOREA

Death of Otto Warmbier – That Could Have Been Me!

June 23, 2017 | Sure, it wasn't too bright of Otto Warmbier to steal a propaganda poster in Pyongyang. But our author was also there as a tourist, and totally understands how this could have happened. North (...)

Wladek Flakin

A Race Towards the Abyss: Labor and Capital Competition in a Globalized Market

May 24, 2017 | The internationalization of production has redefined the terms of global competition. Global Value Chains perpetuate the North-South divide and create a unified global labor (...)

Esteban Mercatante

DISCUSSIONS ON IMPERIALISM TODAY

London: The Power to Use Other People’s Money

November 24, 2016 | Continuing our series focusing on current works discussing modern-day imperialism, we take a look at Tony Norfield’s book, The City, which examines the role of London's financial center within the (...)

Esteban Mercatante

ASIA

Philippine National Police Brutally Repress Protestors in front of US Embassy

November 02, 2016 | On October 19th 2016 the Philippine National Police (PNP) drove a police truck over people protesting US imperialism in front of the US Embassy.

Chelsea Carl

DEBATES ON IMPERIALISM TODAY III

Open Veins of the Global South

October 22, 2016 | Continuing our series on imperialism 100 years since Lenin´s famous book on the subject, this article examines John Smith’s book, Imperialism in the Twenty-First (...)

Esteban Mercatante

ECOLOGY

The Ecosocialist Imperative

October 13, 2016 | David Kiely interviews Hannah Holleman, activist and professor of sociology at Amherst College.

Hannah Holleman

DISCUSSIONS ON IMPERIALISM TODAY

Global Capitalism as Imperialist Construct

September 24, 2016 | Delving into the writings of Leo Panitch and Sam Gindin, this article is the first in a series of elaborations on modern-day imperialism and the possibilities for Marxist theoretical (...)

Esteban Mercatante

US - Latin America

Imperialism’s advance in Cuba

April 02, 2016 | With his historic visit to Havana on March 22, Obama met his objective of consolidating a new policy toward Cuba – one of “dialogue and cooperation.” In doing so, he has laid the foundation for the (...)

Diego Dalai

Wind of change?

Mass mobilization, political crisis and capitalism in Eastern Europe

February 09, 2016 | Many of the capitalist regimes in Eastern Europe have faced continued instability as they are challenged by mass movements from below. What is the historical background to these struggles and (...)

Philippe Alcoy

FRANCE

The Paris Attacks and a Possible Anti-War Movement

November 23, 2015 | On top of the fear and emotion produced by the brutal attacks in Paris and near the Stadium of France on November 13, we are seeing a rollout of anti-terrorist operations in Saint-Denis and (...)

Juan Chingo

The Reality of the Drone War

November 05, 2015 | The expansion of the drone-based assassination program has been one of the hallmarks of the Obama presidency and a central component of the strategy of the US occupation under the (...)

Ian Steinman