Category Archives: independence

India, the International Community, and Gaza

The nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government of India has recently been criticised for its role as a “spectator” in the Israeli attack on Gaza. Opposition parties even “walked out of the upper house of parliament” when the BJP “refused … Continue reading

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Protests against Oligopolies, Inequality, Mining, & Dispossession in the Mexican Countryside (#23JMX)

“…The rich man came and broke [my yoke-ring], He took off with all my corn, Without even leaving me enough to eat, And he presented me with my ‘bills’, … What a shameless boss! … My beloved said to me: … Continue reading

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MEXICO: We Need to Philosophise from an Indigenous Framework

Philosophising from Indigenous Communities: An Urgent Necessity   In Mexico, one of the main tasks for philosophers today is to deal with the country’s social reality, which in many ways finds itself in crisis. Mexican philosophy, therefore, unlike others, is … Continue reading

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Palestine On Our Lips (RvsR)

Once again, Palestine is on our lips, and Gaza pierces our hearts. The Zionist State of Israel has intensified its acts of extermination against the Palestinian population over the last few weeks and, in Nablus, Ramallah, and Jerusalem, Palestinians have … Continue reading

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UK Strike: “If We Organise Together as Working People, We Can Win”

On July 10th, 2014, the UK saw a one-day strike of up to a million teachers, firefighters, civil servants, council employees, and health workers. This strike – the biggest that the Conservative/Liberal Democrat coalition has faced up to this point … Continue reading

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Palestine: This is not a War, it’s a Massacre

“The Palestinian cause is not the cause of the Palestinian people alone, but the cause of each revolutionary wherever they may be, because it is the cause of the exploited and oppressed masses” – Ghassan Kanafani (Writer and militant of … Continue reading

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Mireles: “I Am a Political Prisoner”

Doctor José Manuel Mireles Valverde has received widespread support since his arrest, and people are even shaving their heads as a sign of solidarity. However, he affirms that his refusal to submit to the will of an ineffective and corrupt … Continue reading

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Ten Steps to Improve “Democracy”

1) Support and campaign for popular involvement in political decisions   2) Take direct action against injustice and support campaign groups   3) Oppose first-past-the-post elections and campaign for proportional representation   4) Expose party funding and cap it so … Continue reading

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The Inseparability of Environmentalism and Socialism

Climate change has almost undoubtedly been intensified by human action – and in particular by the reckless, money-driven actions of oligarchical governments and ruling capitalist classes. Environmental destruction, meanwhile, is clearly linked to human activity directly, such as mass deforestation, … Continue reading

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Zapatistas: Politics of Life Against the Power of Death

It is easy to say “autonomy”, but the word itself cannot encapsulate years of hunger, humiliation, conflict, death, harassment, disdain, and racism. Nor can it reflect the pain and rage that come from seeing a comrade violently murdered. It also … Continue reading

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