Reflections on COVID-19, capitalism, empire, and the worst year ever from the Hood Communist editorial staff. . . .
The African and Colonized peoples of Colombia and all Caribbean nations have always been caught between great forces of destruction and poverty. From neocolonial, puppet leaders carrying out executions of African and Colonized leaders, the clear-cutting of Indigenous land, the mishandling of the coronavirus pandemic, and the disorganization of disaster relief in the face of extreme hurricanes; all of these symptoms have their root in the colonial, capitalist exploitation of the land and lives of the Colombian people. Looters call the shots in Colombia. It’s time to draw the line of friend and foe clearly. Ivan duque’s presidency has overseen . . .
Editors’ Note: light of recent developments which have seen Ugandan opposition leader Bobi Wine calling for US economic sanctions on his home country and meeting with US imperialist puppet Juan Guaido, we feel it is necessary to add an editors note to this article. To quote our comrade and contributor Netfa Freeman: “This utter confusion is precisely why we support movements and not individuals.” Originally published here In his book “The Capitalist Nigger: The Road to Success”, the late publisher and editor in chief of New York-based The African Sun Times, Chika Onyeani argued that the African educated elite has . . .
Originally published on Kosmodromio who spoke with Ajamu Baraka, human rights defender whose experience spans thirty years of domestic and international education and activism, national coordinator of the Black Peace Alliance (BAP) and US vice-presidential nominee of the Green Party of the United States for the 2016 election. A few days after the elections how would you describe the political landscape in the US today? Cause here in Europe there is the feeling that America remains deeply polarized. What Donald Trump’s defeat and Joe Biden’s victory means for the American people? It remains to be seen in practice what truth . . .
“A Member of the African Observer Delegation in Venezuela for the 6 December 2020 Elections” “Battle of Ideas” Around Voting and the Democratic Process. Voting is a tool of a democracy, an integral part of a democratic process. Governments and Political Parties express their character through how they use this tool. This tool can be used as a weapon for the people or against the people. Venezuela gets this. The Venezuelan government has chosen to render voting as an instrument of the masses, ensuring full, unfettered participation and a democratic outcome. The PSUV has proven that the political education and . . .
Bodies of colonized people (people of color) have historically been disrespected, abused, and removed of self-rule. From chattel to wage to carceral slavery, colonized bodies are used as the loot to maintain white power’s fading dominance over colonized lives, labor, land, and resources. For some, it may feel like death is the only escape. But not even death can save one from the savagery of the colonizer. . . .
The United States and Israel have once again shown themselves to be the world’s foremost criminal organization. The assassination of Iranian scientist Mohsen Fakhrazideh is just the latest act carried out by two nations that behave like international mobsters. . . .
SARS, operational or not, should be seen as a result of this repressive strategy in Africa. People in the West, particularly the U.S., play a crucial role in developing consciousness around this tragedy because much of this repression is contributed to by U.S. tax dollars. . . .