The Disadvantages of Neoliberal Agricultural Modernization in Africa

The struggle of India’s peasants continues against the agreements concluded by governments for decades, which ultimately lead to the domination of foreign companies and major traders over the market and monopolizing seed prices.  In Africa, farmers also revolt annually against the American (AGRA) agreement, which placed the agricultural sector in the families of companies producing “genetically modified” seeds.  In many West African countries, farmers are forced to buy expensive seeds and pesticides by taking out loans and working tirelessly with their families in the fields for months. A large portion of the money earned goes to debt service to multinational . . .

A Pan-Africanist Perspective of White/Right Terrorism in D.C.

White/right terrorists decided to disrupt the bourgeoisie proceedings to validate the electoral college election of Joe Biden as the next empire president of the U.S. by storming and taking over the Capitol building, disrupting the congressional proceedings.  The irony is everywhere and overwhelming.  As I watched a European fascist sitting at and pillaging through the desk of one of the bourgeoisie lawmakers while resting their feet on that desk in the U.S. Capitol, I couldn’t help but reflect on all the irony.  What those fascists are doing in D.C. is reminiscent of a scene from the 1915 movie “Birth of . . .

‘Progressive Is A Farce’ — Ask The Squad.

In 2018, a “blue wave” hit congress that allowed the democratic party to take back the House of Representatives with a string of new face rising-star politicians. The four fresh-faced politicians that received more visibility because their perceived progressive politics automatically received push-back from the party’s gatekeepers were Rashida Talib, Ayanna Pressley, Ilhan Omar, and Alexandria Ocasio- Cortez. These four women of colonized backgrounds ultimately became known as “The Squad” and proceeded to ride that wave of support to inevitably make no waves within the party. Not only does The Squad pose no legitimate threat within the neoliberal party, but . . .

From Eritrea to Bolivia: Who Supported the Washington Backed Coup?

On October 18th, 2019 Eritrean activist Vanessa Tsehaye quote tweeted an article from Bolivian activist Jhanisse Vaca Daza published on the Human Rights Foundation page, encouraging the overthrow of socialist leader Evo Morales. “If democracy and human rights are further compromised, Bolivia could become the next Venezuela. The presidential election on October 20 is a critical opportunity to remove Morales from power and restore justice in Bolivia. Our planet cannot afford another authoritarian leader who remains in power at the expense of the natural world.” Jhanisse V Daza (@JhanisseVDaza) A few weeks later in Bolivia, the world witnessed a successful . . .

Uganda: Why Andrew Mwenda Is Wrong, Why Bobi Wine Is Winning

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 . . .

Black Labor and Liberation in the Disposable Era

Since the rebellion in Ferguson, Missouri in August 2014, Black people throughout the United States have been grappling with a number of critical questions such as why are Black people being hunted and killed every 28 hours or more by various operatives of the law? Why don’t Black people seem to matter to this society? And what can and must we do to end these attacks and liberate ourselves? There are concrete answers to these questions. Answers that are firmly grounded in the capitalist dynamics that structure the brutal European settler-colonial project we live in and how Afrikan people have . . .