Category Archives: Africa

world-equality1 July 28

Back on Track: the Object of Third Worldism

In this article, I would like to delineate some problems with the current form of Third Worldist discourse and propose an alternative conceptualization meant to put Third Worldism back on its original track – that of revolutionary anti-imperialist politics. Doing so requires a self-criticism on the part of Third Worldists, who have generally understood (or […]

human-rights-campaigning--008 June 02

“Let Them Eat Rights!” – Challenging the Discourse of Rights from the Left

“When you try a defendant for robbery, Honorable Judges, do you ask him how long he has been unemployed? Do you investigate his social context at all? You just send him to jail without further thought. You imprison the poor wretch who steals because he is hungry; but none of the hundreds who steal millions […]

che-3 February 05

Debunking the “CHE GUEVARA WAS RACIST!” Lie

Issue #1 in a series of articles correcting misinformation on El Che _ “The life of Che is an inspiration to all human beings who cherish freedom. We will always honour his memory.” — Nelson Mandela, while visiting Cuba in 1991 {1} _ One of the favorite libelous smears by right-wing hacks is that Argentine […]

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Bayer CEO: ‘We don’t make medicine for poor Indians’

In a crass yet frank admission, Bayer CEO Marijn Dekkers said the company’s new cancer drug, Nexavar, is not “for Indians,” but “for western patients who can afford it.” The statement came in the wake of a recent ruling by an Indian court that certain life-saving drugs could be produced and distributed at 97% of […]

central_african_republic_rebels_agree_talks_jan_2_2013_6 December 09

Crisis in the Central African Republic: Colonialism Continues

Update 12/9 15:20 ET: US Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel orders US troops into CAR  This past Thursday, December 5th, the UN Security Council approved the influx of French troops in the Central African Republic (CAR) where France already had stationed 400 soldiers. The Central African Republic is a former French colony, similar to Mali […]

settlers December 06

The North Amerikan Nation: Some Initial Thoughts

One of the most important components of contemporary class analysis, particularly  in the United States, is the existence of the White settler-nation: the settler-colonial nation of Europeans which occupies the Americas and composes what we consider Amerika and from which Whiteness springs forth. In specific, this understanding and the subsequent analysis/conclusions is part of what […]

ilinbia001p1 December 04

Long Live the Revolutionary Spirit of Lin Biao!

Lin Biao, a prominent leftist of the Chinese Revolution, was born on December 5th, 1907. A graduate of Whampoa Military Academy, then headed up by Chiang Kai-shek, Lin defected to the Red Army following the 1927 split between the Communists and Kuomintang and became known as one of the CCP’s most effective and efficient field commanders. At the […]

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On Global People’s War and Global New Democratic Revolution

On Global People’s War and Global New Democratic Revolution Under capitalist-imperialism, in which the exploitation of the proletariat by monopoly capital is mediated by the oppression of nations, the path to socialism and communism is through global people’s war and global new democratic revolution. The struggle to sever the structural ties of capitalist-imperialism and build […]

010_Dollar_Planet October 03

Points for an investigation into imperialist seigniorage

Here at Anti-Imperialism.com, we are interested in uncovering the laws of motion of global capitalism and the following imperialist mechanisms that perpetuate the divide between oppressed and oppressor nations; one such mechanism, hardly ever mentioned in Leninist (or even mainstream) economics is the mechanism of imperialist seigniorage. Seigniorage is a social relationship of appropriation that […]

nothanks September 26

THE NEED FOR A REVIVAL OF THIRD WORLDISM AND THE CONTINUED RELEVANCE OF THE CONCEPT OF THE THIRD WORLD

The end of the Cold War, some have argued,[1] has dealt the three worlds classification scheme a fatal blow and the break-up of the former Soviet Union and the associated disappearance of the Second World has to a large extent diminished the rationale which underlay the concept of the Third World.[2] Furthermore, from its heyday in the […]

the-race-for-raw-materials September 26

On Inter-Imperialist Rivalry and ‘Eastern Imperialism’

Discussion has been sparked by a recent article posted at Anti-Imperialism.com about the situation in Syria. Particularly, some of the feedback questioned to the nature and existence of Russian and Chinese imperialism. The following is part of a correspondence which briefly deals with the development of monopoly capital outside of the post-WWII trilateral bloc of […]

Imperialism91 August 12

Evidence for global value transfer

While most recognize the existence of imperialism, many are unwilling to understand the accompanying processes. One of these processes, one that we have fought hard to reassert, is what we call imperialist rent: the way in which First World (core) wages/income/etc. are appropriated from Third World (periphery) exploitation. To provide evidence for this process, calculations from […]

r-EGYPT-PROTESTS-large570 July 23

Egypt Protests Demonstrate Power and Perils of Mass Protests

By Soso of the Maoist Internationalist Ministry of Prisons After a year under the elected rule of President Mohamed Morsi, in June and July the Egyptian people once again took to the streets to protest a government that was not serving their interests. Back in 2011 the Egyptian people successfully took down Hosni Mubarak and […]

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 […]

th_PanAfricanismMedalion May 22

Red Salute for African Liberation Day

May 25th, this Saturday, is African Liberation Day. Events to mark the occasion are being held around the globe, including many in occupied North America. Building on the legacy of 20th century national liberation struggles, African Liberation Day seeks to advance the struggle against neo-colonialism and an imperialist system which continues to pillage Africa. A full account […]

Protesters, mostly workers, burn a mural depicting U.S. President Barack Obama and Philippine President Benigno Aquino III after being blocked by police from getting closer to the U.S. Embassy in Manila to mark International Labor Day Wednesday May 1, 2013 in Manila, Philippines. May 01

Onkwehón:we Rising: May Day 2013 Statement

[This statement was originally authored an published by the crew of Onkwehón:we Rising.] The settler’s work is to make even dreams of liberty impossible for the native. The native’s work is to imagine all possible methods for destroying the settler. – Frantz Fanon The Present World Situation Onkwehón:we, Afrikans, Filipinos, Mexicans, Palestinians and other colonized and […]

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 […]

'Down with dictators?' 
Where are all the pictures of imperialist politicians and open compradors? This is sort of 'left-wing' discourse directly serves the interest of U.S. imperialism. Websites like Northstar.info and groups like the ISO are effectively building public opinion for the U.S. State Department and NATO. April 16

The ISO and ‘Left-wing’ Support for CIA Covert War on Syria

Anti-Imperialism.com and its associates have consistently opposed imperialist meddling in countries such as Libya and Syria and struggled against ‘left-wing’ supporters of imperialist intervention. Recently, Third Worldist comrades in Denver took the time to attend a local meeting of the International Socialist Organization. The goal was simple: to discredit the ISO’s position of so-called support […]

red_fist April 15

RAIM: An Open Letter Against First Worldism in the ICM

Bangla, Italian, Spanish, and Turkish translations included.

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