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1969_Days-of-Rage (1) October 28

SDS and Youth Liberation: A Review of SDS (1973) by Kirkpatrick Sale (Introduction)

SDS and Youth Liberation: A Review of SDS (1973) by Kirkpatrick Sale Students for a Democratic Society, or SDS, was the preeminent radical student-based organization among the white sector of the US Left in the 1960s. It lasted from 1960 to 1969, when it collapsed from factional fighting that led to the birth of the […]

images (4) August 28

Aidat and the Theory of the Global Countryside

We at RAIM and have long promoted the book by Lin Biao, Long Live the Victory of Peoples War, as a required reading in understanding Maoism (Third Worldism). Written in 1965, it advanced the thesis of the center of world revolution as the Third World. As the Chinese Revolution revolved around the peasant base […]

franco-krackers August 22

Onkwehón:we Rising – Settler-Colonialism in Disguise: An Indigenist Critique of Québécois Nationalism

  The following is written by Enaemaehkiw Túpac Keshena on the blog Onkwehón:we Rising. The blog is “a revolutionary pan-onkwehón:we (indigenous) nationalist project.” It has a valuable analysis of issues of indigenous national liberation from a Third Worldist perspective. Which is important in that the settler Left in the First World countries often than not […]

gba August 19

Movie Review: God Bless America

God Bless America (2011) 105 minutes Rated R Amerikan culture is a product of the decadence of imperialism, shallow and vapid. Hate radio, reality TV, gossip websites and superficial social media filter through the social consciousness.  They in turn are reflected by the character of Amerikans themselves, known around the world as ignorant and arrogant. […]

westernleftism August 13

Behind the Mask of Western Leftism

One important aspect of Maoism (Third Worldism) is bringing up the conditions of the international proletariat on a global scale. It is easy for those in the privileged Western world, even on the self-described Left, to narrow their vision to its own national borders, to be concerned with “our” so-called workers. It is the nature […]

cubanos41 July 04

Revolutionary Internationalism in Practice: Anniversary of Cuito Cuanavale; Cuba Aids Angola And South African People Against Imperialism and Colonialism

In light of the recent news of the declining health of Nelson Mandela, a leader and symbol of the South African liberation struggle, it is also a time to remember the anniversary of Cuito Cuanavale. It was a major battle in the war for liberation of Angola. Cuba showed revolutionary internationalism in practice when it […]

maumau June 10

Mau Mau Freedom Fighters In Kenya Get Compensation From British Colonialists

After struggles that have taken years to resolve, the British government is paying compensation to thousands of Kenyans tortured by their colonial occupation forces in the 1950’s. Known as the Mau Mau rebellion after the name given to the Kenya Land and Freedom Army (KLFA), it was a long struggle to gain freedom from British […]

tijerina June 06

Anniversary of Tierra Amarilla Courthouse Raid

June 5th is the anniversary of the Tierra Amarilla courthouse raid in New Mexico in 1967. Led by Reies Lopez Tijerina, leader of La Alianza de Federales Mercedes, a Chicano land grant activist organization. This event was a climax in a series of actions Tijerina and others brought about bringing attention to the injustices of […]

efrain-rios-montt May 21

Rios Montt’s Conviction of Genocide in Guatemala Overturned; The Struggle Continues

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 […]

bangladeshfactorycollapse May 07

Bangladesh Factory Collapse Shows Contrasts Between First and Third Worlds

In Bangladesh another tragedy has befallen workers in the country’s garment industry. On the morning of April 24th a factory building collapsed in Savar, just outside the capital city of Dhaka. The confirmed death toll as of this writing is over 600, and may approach 1,000, making it so far the most deadly factory incident […]

dronesniger April 23

U.S. Sets Up Drone Base In Niger, Further Expansion of War For Africa

The U.S. has recently set up a permanent drone base in the west African country of Niger, as well as deployed at least 100 troops to this country for logistical support. This has been done to assist French imperialists and their neocolonial African puppets in their intervention in Mali. The establishment of this base shows […]

syrian-revolution March 28

US training Syrian “moderates” in Jordan

From this latest news story it is clear that the U.S. is conducting its covert regime change strategy in Syria. They are in the U.S. client state of Jordan training so-called moderate leaders handpicked to replace Assad. Syria has long been a target of Amerikan-led imperialism, being one of the few countries in the region […]

Remember Luis “Junior” Martinez

This year is the 40th anniversary of the untimely death of Luis “Junior” Martinez. Here is an article written 4 years ago published on our old site at Always remember our martyrs. – Antonio Moreno “To die for the people is weightier than Mount Tai… Wherever there is struggle there is sacrifice, and death […]

hugo_chavez_parade March 07

Hugo Chavez, Anti-Imperialist Stalwart: 1954-2013

On March 5, 2013 Hugo Chavez, the president of Venezuela, passed away after a two year battle with cancer. Chavez will be remembered as a leader who was created by the conditions of Venezuela at the time, one who was created by the peoples struggles for justice. He was an anti-imperialist who stood up to […]

Scientists to First World: Cut Back Meat Consumption

From The Guardian (UK): Halve meat consumption, scientists urge rich world UN study says horsemeat scandal exposed dark side of cheap meat and shows how farming practices destroy natural world Fiona Harvey, environment correspondent The Guardian, Sunday 17 February 2013 People in the rich world should become “demitarians” – eating half as much meat as […]

planet apartheid February 18

The West’s War Against African Development Continues

The recent intervention in Mali and Algeria by the French imperialists is linked to the recent NATO  destruction of Libya, past actions that led to the creation of AFRICOM and the weakening of the African Union, and current efforts by Western powers to increase their military, political and economic presence in Africa as a whole.  […]

ricardochavezortiz February 05

Ricardo Chavez-Ortiz, Chicano Nation Freedom Fighter

A comrade directed me to a new blog, Notes From Aztlán, a blog dedicated to Chicano national liberation.  I would recommend checking it out.  Among its posts is one about the story of Ricardo Chavez-Ortiz.  The short history of Chavez-Ortiz is this:  An unemployed Chicano restaurant worker hijacked a plane in 1972, with his only […]

_65210086_img_0788 January 20

Whistling Language, Once Dying, Being Revived

One effect of global imperialism on the peoples of the world is the increasing decline of language diversity.  In the efforts to bring the world into a monolithic whole many local indigenous languages are declining and even disappearing.  According to the Endangered Languages Project over half of the world’s 7,000 known languages are in danger […]

AlcatrazGraffiti January 20

Federal government restores Native American ‘Occupation of Alcatraz’ graffiti

The occupation of Alcatraz by indigenous activists from 1969 to 1971 was a pivotal event in the history of Native resistance.  It brought attention all over the world to the national oppression faced by the indigenous peoples of Amerikkka. Now this history is being preserved as it should be. From Yahoo! News: Putting graffiti in […]

Three Kurdish Women, Including PKK Co-Founder, Assassinated in Paris

The PKK, Kurdistan Workers Party, has been leading the peoples war for decades for the liberation of the Kurdish people from oppression by its Turkish occupiers.  It had setbacks many years ago with the capture of their leader Ocalan, but the struggle is protracted and continues on many fronts.  Recently three Kurdish leaders were killed […]


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