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EU- Africa summit may lead to increased imperialist interventions

Thirty six African heads of state recently attended an EU-Africa summit on the theme Continue reading

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African Currency Unit: An urgent question in the midst of the capitalist crisis

There is enough research to show massive capital drain from Africa and that Africa is a net creditor to Europe and North America. Without an African central bank functioning under democratic control and a credible African currency, the drain of resources will continue to rob Africa the means to achieve development
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Why Are There No Barricades in Afro-Descendant Communities?

In these 15 years of the Bolivarian process, afro-descendant Venezuelans have been dignified in an unprecedented way in Venezuelan history.
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Who Dares Evaluate the Bolivarian Revolution?

Venezuelan social movement activist Arlenys Espinal argues that the current opposition offensive should be combated by grassroots organizing rather than giving Continue reading

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US Continues Ransoming Development Aid, Now Using CAFTA to Threaten Social Programs

Now the Ministry of Agriculture (MAG) plants 100% National Seeds Continue reading

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The Struggle Over Sumak Kawsay in Ecuador

I wrote this knowing a friend and activist from Junin is illegally being kept in jail for defending his land, his community, the unique environment of Intag's Cloud Forest, and fundamental human rights. The criminalization of social protests here in Ecuador Continue reading

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The Rise of the Digital Proletariat

The conversation about the impact of technology tends to be binary: Either it will save us, or it will destroy us. The Internet is an opportunity for revolution; our old society is being Continue reading

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The Change Within

One of the most disturbing ways that climate change is already playing out is through what ecologists call Continue reading

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The Barrios Won’t Join In

Venezuelan newspaper editor Eleazar Diaz Rangel explains why the residents of the country Continue reading

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Neoliberalism, Democracy and the University as a Public Sphere

Public Intellectual Henry Giroux speaks with Truthout about his new book and its exploration of how neoliberalism makes it harder for poor children to attend college and forces debt-ridden students into an intellectual and moral dead zone devoid of imagination.
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