UK Censors Iranian Press TV

Authorities in the United Kingdom have revoked the broadcasting license for Press TV, an English-language international news network based in Iran. The UK regulating committee, Ofcom, based the decision on a biased reading of a technicality. The move exposes the facade of freedom of speech in supposedly democratic western countries and further reveals the class […]

Imperialists: global economy “teetering on the brink of another major downturn”

The World Bank and and United Nations both recently issued reports indicating that ‘economic growth’, as they measure it, slowed considerably in 2011 and only “anaemic growth” could be planned for in 2012 and 2013. The reports indicate the continuing economic downturn has particularly affected the Third World. Third World markets have been devalued by […]

Video: How Non-Violence Protects The State

This short interview by author Peter Gelderloos gives a good explanation of the negative role “non-violence” plays within popular movements. For further reading, we suggest Pacifism as Pathology by Ward Churchill. -Nick (thanks to Speed of Dreams for bringing this video to our attention)

Jamaica to Break Links with British Monarchy, Become a Republic

Jamaican Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller of the People’s National Party, recently reelected, stated that Jamaica would take steps to cut ties with the British monarchy and become a republic.  Through this action Jamaica will replace its head of state, currently the Queen of England, with its own indigenous president. At a celebration marking the […]

United States works to create real-life ‘Terminators.’

Rather than advancing humanity with new achievements as they often claim, the United States and other governments are allocating hundreds of billions of dollars to develop real-life ‘Terminators.’ Except in this case, the immediate danger isn’t that such automated armed machines will go rogue and attack all of humanity, but rather they will be used […]

After Qaddafi Comes in the Lead, Amnesty International Pulls Online Poll On Human Rights Heroes

During the past weeks, and other websites mobilized their readers to vote for Muammar Qaddafi in Amnesty International’s Human Rights Heroes online poll. Having successfully brought Muammar Qaddafi to the lead in Amnesty International’s poll, the poll was closed a month early to prevent further exposure of the international support for the former Libyan […]

Dear Anti-Imperialists…What Are Some Anti-Racist, Collective Liberation Resources, part 1

Recently, the question was posed to myself and other activists, “A lot of (white) people I know are asking about resources where they can educate themselves about antiracism and collective liberation. Got any website/book/podcast suggestions for beginners?” Here is a slightly expanded version of my response: As books go… J. Sakai’s ‘The Mythology of the […]

Deepening rift between Nepali Maoists may end social détente

The radical faction of the United Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) has recently threatened to form its own political command aimed at relaunching the people’s war, a 10 year long countryside-based insurrection which ended in 2006 after the Maoists joined a coalition government with other mainstream parties to oust the country’s centuries-old monarchy. The radical […]

Will Tigers’ and Humanity’s Paths Parallel?

Tigers may become extinct in the wild in a decade, according to the World Wildlife Fund. Today, less than 3,200 tigers remain in the wild, down from 100,000 a century ago. These populations are divided into regional sub-species, such as Russia’s Siberian Tiger, of which around a mere 500 remain outside of captivity. Unless drastic […]

The fundamental elements of left wing politics in the Chinese Communist Party prior to the defeat of socialism in China

When news broke following October 1st, 1949 that the Chinese Communist Party defeated the ‘Nationalist’ troops and had established the People’s Republic of China, reactions of elation, horror or skepticism ensued. Few however could predict the political struggles which would erupt over the next 20 years, eventually spilling into public life in what was known […]

Remember Fred Hampton

On December 4th, 1969, Amerikan pigs assassinated Fred Hampton, chairman of the Illinois chapter of the Black Panther Party.  The Black Panthers were the most influential revolutionary organization in the U.S. at the time, and a leader of the Black liberation struggle then.  On this anniversary of that fateful day we honor and remember the […]

Residential Schools and Assimilation: The “Final Solution.”

The genocide of the First Nations that reside in the continent of North America was perpetrated by white settlers and colonialism. Not only were whole nations eliminated through continuous warfare, biological attacks, and re-settlement, but the children of the remaining people were forced into what is known as the Indian Residential Schools. These schools systematically […]

U.S. Imperialism Creeps Into Uganda, Central Africa Under Guise of Human Rights

On October 15th 2011, U.S. President Barack Obama ordered the deployment of 100 armed Amerikan military advisors to Uganda to aid that country’s armed forces in their war against the Lord’s Resistance Army.  Most of these troops will be from U.S. Army Special Forces.  Along with operating in Uganda, the center of that conflict, they […]

Massacre of the El-Hamedi Family

Beginning in February 2011, a tragedy befall Libya after the United Stated launched covert and overt operations to overthrow the ‘Jamahiriya’ government led by Muammar Gaddafi. Too often, it is easy to focus on the larger picture and ignore the individual human tragedy resulting from imperialist militarism. With this in mind, we present the testimony […]

A Note On Occupy Wall Street

Recently a broad First Worldist movement has cropped up in the US and elsewhere, describing itself as the ‘Occupy Wall Street’ or ‘Occupy Together Movement’ (OWS). There has already been a lot of writing about it from the established First Worldist ‘left’, most of which glorifies the movement along with its potential to be transformed […]

Is Violence and War Part of Human Nature?

Dear, Some of my peers and even teachers claim that violence and war are part of human nature and that nothing can be done to change this. What is your response to this? Comradely greetings, [name withheld] First, thanks for the question and for your support. A far too common assertion for those benefiting […]

Newsflash: Amerikans are the Top 13 Percent

Like others RAIM has been observing and interacting with the Occupy movements in our region.  In contrast to the colonialist messaging of “occupying” many have pointed out that Amerika is already occupied stolen land.  And that the 99 percenters in Amerika are still part of a small percentage of the richest in the world.  MIM […]

Ryan Harvey, “Global Economy”

Check out this great song and accompanying video from Ryan Harvey: Lyrics: One cup of coffee, $1.50 Guy who picked the coffee Didn’t get three He’s stuck in the belly Of an industry That doesn’t care about people Working on the hills On stolen land Picking at the earth Through the scuff bare hands Sweating […]

Documentary Film Review: Why We Fight

Why We Fight (Eugene Jarecki, 2005) is a documentary which questions from an Amerikan perspective the motives and intent of the US’s recent invasions and occupation of Iraq and Afghanistan. According to the film, war mainly serves to strengthen the power of and enrich the ‘military-industrial complex,’ a term coined by former US president Dwight. […]

Looking at U.S. Poverty From a Revolutionary Internationalist Perspective

Recently the U.S. Census Bureau released statistics showing that the poverty rate in the United States has risen.  This has been widely covered in the media,(1) (2) used by different sides in U.S. politics, and also given by many on the nominal left as confirmation of oppression of a supposed Amerikan “proletariat” in the U.S. […]


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