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Detroit MLK Day March in the North End on Mon. Jan. 20, 2020

Detroit Annual Commemoration of MLK Focused on Antiwar and Social Justice Legacy of Martyred...

A broad range of organizations united to extend the struggle into the third decade of the 21st century On Monday January 20, the 17th Annual...

ECOWAS, Monetary Zones and the Dialectics of Regional Integration

Currency reforms must be linked to genuine unity and sovereignty There has been much discussion and debate over the potential for adoption of a new...
Libya Leader Col. MUammar Gaddafi and South African counterpart Nelson Mandela during the early 1990s.

Libya and the Modern Legacy of the Berlin Conference

Germany hosts summit seeking path forward for North African state destroyed by imperialism in the 21st century Once a leading force in the Pan-African Movement...
Sudan Prime Minister Abdallah Hamdok

Sudan and the Political Economy of National Reconciliation

Sovereign Council negotiates with armed opposition while seeking foreign direct investment Since the military coup against former Republic of Sudan President Omar Hassan al-Bashir and...
Berlin Conference on Libya held in Jan. 2020

The Struggle to End Imperialist Militarism in the 21st Century

Dawn of a new decade requires greater vigilance in the movement against permanent war Note: This address was prepared and delivered at a Communist Workers...
Martin Luther King, Jr. marches with other Civil Rights, Labor and Antiwar leaders in Chicago on March 25, 1967 against the Vietnam War

MLK Day 2020: Honor the Antiwar Legacy of the Civil Rights Movement

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the SCLC, SNCC and other organizations all took strong positions against imperialist militarism during the Vietnam era Monday, January 20,...
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa hailed by the National Assembly

Africa in Review 2019, Part III: Assessing the Challenges of Imperialism Today

From the sub-continent to the Horn of Africa and the Diaspora, Africans must return to the revolutionary source for victory and renewal Once again the...
Tulsa massacre of 1921 where white mobs attacked the African American community killing 300 people

Possible Graves Identified of 1921 Tulsa Massacre Victims

African Americans were targeted in a racist campaign of theft, arson and murder For many years the white mob attacks against the African American community...
Presence of UN troops is the only large-scale security measure in CAR. Major contributors are Rwanda, Pakistan and Bangladesh. Cameroon troops patrol the center of Bozoum during the regional Mining Center opening. Unfortunately, is possible that the center will attract attention of armed groups.

Africa in Review 2019, Part II: From Internal Crises and Conflict to Internationalism

A broader view of cooperation is needed to reach the full potential of the continent Since mid-2018, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has been...
ZANU-PF panel at National People's Conference during Dec. 2019, photo by ZANU-PF

ZANU-PF Holds 18th National People’s Conference with Focus on Economic Revitalization

Deliberation and resolutions focus on ending sanctions, enhancing discipline and rooting out corruption Southern African Development Community (SADC) states are facing monumental challenges in the...
A Chinese-made train on Kenya’s Mombasa-Nairobi Railway, an important railway line in East Africa. (Photo by Li Zhiwei from People’s Daily)

Africa in Review 2019: Electoral Politics and Economic Development

Continental states are seeking a social equilibrium while the broader struggle for genuine independence remains imperative A recently-held national election in the North African state...
People hold a banner reading "who sows misery reap the rage" as they take part in a demonstration to protest against the pension overhauls, in Marseille, southern France, on December 5, 2019 as part of a national general strike. - Trains cancelled, schools closed: France scrambled to make contingency plans on for a huge strike against pension overhauls that poses one of the biggest challenges yet to French President's sweeping reform drive. (Photo by CLEMENT MAHOUDEAU / AFP)

France Disrupted by Unions Striking Over Pension Reforms

Workers shut down transportation system during holiday seasons demanding concessions from Macron President Emmanuel Macron has been further exposed for his neo-liberal policies by proposing...
Sudan Prime Minister Abdallah Hamdok

Sudanese Transitional Government Faces Profound Challenges

Administration holds discussions seeking to resolve conflict and normalize relations with the West Interim Prime Abdallah Hamdok of the Republic of Sudan visited the United...
Harriet Tubman film depicting protagonist and leader of the Philadelphia Anti-Slavery Society

Harriet Tubman Film Highlights the Leading Role of Africans in Their Own Liberation

From enslavement in Maryland to the Civil War, one woman typifies the legacy of resistance Title: Harriet Director: Kasi Lemmons Producers: Gregory Allen Howard, Debra Martin Chase,...
Detroit demolition by private contractors created environmental problems with debris left on sites

Detroit Demolition Bond Proposal Defeated Amid Mass Discontent

City Council in 6-3 vote rejects latest corporate scheme to defraud the people On November 19, the Detroit City Council voted down a bond proposal...
Chicago Teachers Strike during October 2019

Chicago Teachers Union Ratifies Contract in the Aftermath of 11 Day Strike

81% of members of the CTU voted in favor of deal with the city Chicago educators on November 16 approved by a wide margin the...
Communist Workers League Graphic on Public Forum on the Middle East and Africa for Nov. 16, 2019

United States Imperialism in North Africa: Continued Military and Economic Subversion

From Egypt to Sudan, Tunisia, Algeria and Libya, Washington seeks hegemony over land and resources Note: This paper was presented in part at a public...
Frantz Fanon Cover of the Wretched of the Earth

Viewpoint: Reflections on Movement-building Strategies for the Current Period

Defining missions, targeting oppressive sources and the lessons from the mass struggle Note: These remarks were delivered by the author at the November 7-9 Workers...
Chile youth in the streets against neo-liberal policies

Viewpoint: Chile Demonstrations Continue Despite Declaration of a State of Emergency

Uprising highlights contradictions in neo-liberal policies A general strike and mass rebellion has erupted in Chile where the administration of President Sebastian Pinera has failed...
Haiti demonstrations led by artists on October 13, 2019

Demonstrations Escalate in Haiti Demanding the Resignation of Washington-backed Regime

Spike in fuel prices and discontent within police force results in violent clashes A new round of popular unrest in Haiti on October 27 has...
Ecuador protest against IMF imposed austerity measures, Oct. 2019

Ecuadorian General Strike Wins Concession on Fuel Subsidies

Workers, youth and Indigenous communities lead the struggle to overturn neo-liberal energy policy Commentary Wednesday October 16, 2019 After days of mass demonstrations and work stoppages, the...
Detroit facial recognition spying comes under scrutiny by the public (Metro Times graphic).

Detroit Struggle to End Facial Recognition Spying Continues

City Council to take up issue amid broad opposition After a long-delayed vote by the Detroit Board of Police Commissioners (DBOPC), a resolution to essentially...
Zimbabwe President Robert G. Mugabe casket carried by soldiers to Rufaro Stadium on September 12, 2019.

Zimbabwe Proclaims Former President Mugabe (1924-2019) a National Hero

Millions pay tribute to founding leader of the liberated state and republic During the early morning hours of September 6, a news item shook the...
Pan-African Cultural Festival in Algeria held from July 21-31, 1969 poster for documentary film by William Klein

Looking Back to Move Forward: The First Pan-African Cultural Festival in Algeria, 1969

Five decades ago thousands gathered in Algiers to recommit to revolutionary transformation around the world Fifty years ago this year from July 21-31, 1969 in...
SADC 39th Summit in Tanzania held during August 17-18, 2019

Western Governments Seek Rationale for Maintenance of Zimbabwe Sanctions

Blatant interference in the internal affairs of Southern African state designed to halt economic growth agenda A number of imperialist states have issued a statement...
Sudan Constitutional Declaration signed by Transitional Military Council and Force for Freedom and Change Photo by Al Jazeera

Sudanese Constitutional Declaration Leaves Out Key Political Forces

Factions within military accused of attempted coups while reports of purge of “Islamists” continue Members of the Sudanese Professional Association (SPA), a leading organization within...
Sudan Revolutionary Front rejects July 17, 2019 Political Declaration

Sudanese Agreement on Political Declaration Leaves Many Unanswered Questions

Revolutionary Front and the Communist Party reject deal An agreement on the Political Declaration signed by the Transitional Military Council (TMC) and the leadership of...
African Union 12th Extraordinary Summit to Launch the AfCFTA in Niger, July 4, 2019

African Free Trade Area Launched in Niger

55-nation bloc seeks to fuel economies around the continent On July 4 the 12th Extraordinary Summit of the African Union (AU) was held in Niamey,...
Sudan Agreement Signed On July By Tmc And Ffc Along With African Union Mediator

Political Agreement in Sudan Sets Stage for Interim Governing Council

Armed opposition groups are now making demands for positions within the sovereign council What has been hailed as an historic pact between the Forces for...
Detroit Moratorium NOW! Coalition demonstration outside the Wayne County Treasurer Office against property tax foreclosures

Capitalist Development and Community Demolitions in Detroit

Ruling class interests continue the underdevelopment of majority African American municipality A white corporate-imposed mayor of the City of Detroit has been projected by the...