Posts Tagged ‘struggle’

British Intelligence Intensifies its Struggle against Russia and China in Central Asia

In a recent interview for the The Telegraph Damian Hinds, the British Minister of State for Security and Borders, named the most threatening states with which British politicians and secret service agents must contend. According to him, clear dangers are posed by Russia, China, and Iran. That a representative of Britain’s present-day political and military […]

2021 in review: A year of struggle and victories for the Palestinian cause

2021 was a watershed year for Palestinians. The struggle for Palestinian freedom and liberation saw unprecedented levels of global solidarity. From Jerusalem, to the West Bank, Gaza, and Palestinian communities inside Israel, Palestinians rose up together in defiance of the Israeli occupation, and demanded a better future. The fight against forcible expulsion of Palestinians in […]

Palestinian people should own their struggle, away from the politicians

Sometimes, the Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO) finds good reason to issue stark condemnations. Recent comments by Knesset Member Mansour Abbas, who is part of Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett’s coalition government, have raised the ire of Palestinian officials. Abbas is no stranger to spouting colonial rhetoric since taking up his new role. As Palestinians in […]

America’s struggle at home

Almost a year after Joe Biden’s narrow election victory over Donald Trump, the United States remains on a knife-edge. Many political outcomes are possible. These range from the gradual economic and political reform that Biden is seeking to the subversion of elections and constitutional rule that Trump attempted last January—and that he and the Republican […]

Bending on anti-Zionist politics is a betrayal of the Palestinian liberation struggle

Friendly reminder: US politics are based on a system that profits from and normalizes the Israeli state’s ongoing genocide of the Palestinian people. Now that we’ve gotten that out of the way, I’d like to revisit the Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) debacle regarding Congressman Jamaal Bowman that took place recently. For those who need […]

Employees struggle while IT companies see record profits during Covid

Uncertainty continues for thousands of information technology sector employees in Bangalore over when they will be able to return to their offices. Since the beginning of the Covid pandemic early last year staff of major IT companies have been working from home, which has resulted in a whole host of problems particularly for younger, entry-level […]

As Americans struggle to afford rising gas prices, Big Oil profits surge to $174 billion in nine months

While working people in the U.S. struggle to cope with soaring gas prices, global fossil fuel corporations are making record profits. According to a new analysis released Monday by the watchdog group Accountable U.S., 24 of the most profitable oil and gas companies have pulled in a combined $174 billion in profits in 2021, with […]

Moderna CEO: Existing Jabs Will Struggle Against “Highly Transmissible” Omicron Variant

Moderna CEO Stéphane Bancel has warned that the exicting covid vaccines are unlikely to be as effective against the Omicron variant than they were with earlier strains of covid. His comments has sparked fresh concern in the financial markets, sending sending stocks and oil prices lower Al Jazeera reports: Existing covid jabs will struggle against […]

Ethiopia: Abiy Will Lead Army In Anti-TPLF Struggle ‘From The Battlefront’

Above photo: PM Abiy at campaign rally. Mulugeta Abeye/AP. Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said on Monday that beginning the following day, he would take personal command of the war effort against the Tigrayan People’s Liberation Front (TPLF), an armed rebel group that has taken over the northern Tigray region and invaded several neighboring states. […]

Iraq: the Elections are Over, but the Struggle Continues

The daring assassination attempt on Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi at his residence in Baghdad’s heavily fortified Green Zone came as no great surprise, according to many observers. As al-Kadhimi himself said a few hours later, the perpetrators are known and will be punished. The fact is that, throughout the time since the early legislative election results […]

Masar Badil: The Palestinian liberation struggle movement that dare speak its name

Image: Masar Badil–Palestinian Alternative Revolutionary Path Movement Now that news about Masar Badil is beginning to surface, some Palestinians and their allies may be a bit confused. How does this movement differ from initiatives out there, such as the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement (BDS) and the One Democratic State Campaign (ODSC), that have already achieved […]

Brilliance comes from struggle, the future arises from the past

Brilliance comes from struggle, the future arises from the past – Tehran%20Times     The 19th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) convened its sixth plenary session in Be?ing from November 8 to 11, 2021. At the session, the Central Committee considered and adopted the Resolution on the Major Achievements and Historical Experience […]

Olive Harvest Season: Another Palestinian Struggle against “Israel’s” Eco-Terrorism

Nov 13 2021 Source: Al Mayadeen By Rasha Reslan Traditionally a festive season, this year’s olive harvest is once again overshadowed by Israeli vandalism and assaults, resulting in low yields due to the devastating impacts of the Israeli eco-terrorism. The olive harvest season is yet another Palestinian struggle in the face of the colonial Israeli […]

‘It’s my land’: Beita farmers struggle to harvest olives near settler outpost

On the outskirts of the town of Beita, south of Nablus city in the northern occupied West Bank, a young man in a grey hoodie crouches behind some trees, moving discreetly through the olive groves that cover the hilly terrain. To a passerby, Ammar Hamayel, 30, might look suspicious, like he’s doing something he’s not […]

Photo reflects devastation of Palestinian economy as Gaza workers struggle for work

When I first saw the image above, I thought it was a painting. Don’t be fooled by the dynamic light, the chiaroscuro that amplifies the anguish. This is a real photo of real people fighting one and another at a service window of the Chamber of Commerce in Gaza City. The photo was taken earlier […]

Howard University Sit-in: A Struggle For Democracy At An HBCU

Students at Howard University have historically been in the forefront of movement struggles. Now they are protesting tuition hikes, student loan debt, a lack of accountability, and all the hallmarks of the neo-liberal university. On late Tuesday, Oct. 12, Howard University students began staging a sit-in demonstration at the Blackburn building in front of the […]

Farmers in Gaza struggle to access lands near Israel

Ibrahim Atta looks out at a dusty field of grasses on a hot Gaza afternoon in early fall and declares this land was once a fertile “piece of heaven.” Twenty years ago, the 56-year-old Palestinian was a farmer, earning an income from selling produce grown on this nine-acre family plot.  Today Atta is no longer […]

The Struggle Between Love and Hate Within Christianity

During the 1930s, MS Golwalkar, the main ideologue of RSS stated that `we have 3 enemies: Christians, Muslims and Communists’. The socialists, communists, Congress, Muslims, Dalits, Adivasis and even Christians were struggling against British colonialism at that time. But the ideology of RSS was very clear. The struggle was not against the British, but against […]

Together in struggle

A SHARED STRUGGLEStories of Palestinian and Irish Hunger Strikersby Norma Hashim and Yousef M. Aljamal240 pp. An Fhuiseog, £10.00 A Shared Struggle: Stories of Palestinian and Irish Hunger Strikers, published by the Irish publishing house An Fhuiseog (July 2021), came out at the perfect time, as six Palestinian prisoners tunneled out their freedom from Israeli […]

Turkey in the Language Struggle with Russia in Central Asia

It is well known that language is one of the main internal determinants of a person’s self-consciousness. The perception is conditioned precisely by language, which sets the vision and perception of the world. Hence it is not surprising that one of the areas of active confrontation between the West and Russia in recent decades has […]

The Struggle for Influence in Southeast Asia Continues

In early August, the mutual maneuvering of the world’s leading powers in the Southeast Asian sub-region continues. Their main participants are the United States and China, who are increasingly drawn into a struggle for the minds and hearts of people living in Southeast Asia. For the dominant influence on individual countries and the regional Association […]

Chicago Area Mechanics Speak Out About Isolation Of Their Struggle

Above Photo: Chicago auto mechanics on strike. IAMAW Automobile Mechanics’/Twitter. After more than three weeks on strike, mechanics in the Chicago area, members of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) Local 701, are being kept in the dark about negotiations and isolated from their brothers and sisters in the same local and […]

Haiti Earthquake Death Toll Tops 2,100 As Survivors Struggle To Access Aid, Shelter

LES CAYES, Haiti (AP) — Tensions have been growing over the slow pace of aid reaching victims of a powerful weekend earthquake that killed more than 2,100 people in Haiti and was trailed by a drenching tropical depression. At the small airport in the southwestern community of Les Cayes, throngs of people gathered outside the […]

Dying Patients With Rare Diseases Struggle to Get Experimental Therapies

Fear of FDA approval problems keeps drugmakers from letting patients try potential life-changing treatments At 15, Autumn Fuernisen is dying. She was diagnosed at age 11 with a rare degenerative brain disorder that has no known cure or way to slow it down: juvenile-onset Huntington’s disease. “There’s lots of things that she used to be […]

Jared Taylor Says Ashkenazi jews Are “Patriotic Men of the West” & “Allies” in White Struggle

Jared “jews look h’White to me” Taylor has been shilling for jews from the start, so this is really nothing new. Anyone who really thinks this guy is on our side is deluded. The people who are genociding us are really White allies? Share now! Source

Farmers’ Struggle Challenges Modi Government’s Neo-Fascist Tyranny

Most heartening that the momentum of democratic resistance continues to flourish at Tikri border in Delhi, to challenge the oppression of the Saffron rulers. In a range of spheres it most relentlessly challenged the nefarious economic policies of the BJP govt. and called on people to leave no stone unturned in toppling them. Every democrat […]

Defend The Cuba Revolution And Struggle For More Socialism

Millions have turned away from the illusions and corruption of capitalism toward the possibility of organizing a society informed by the values of cooperation, equality, community, peace, and life. “Capitalism transforms water into a commodity, food into a luxury, education into an impossibility and basic healthcare into a distant dream.’ Hundreds of thousands of unnecessary […]

Gaza’s next generation of physicians struggle to graduate

Why are you enrolling your daughter in a major that requires so much money?! If she was my daughter, I’d never let her enter medical school. This was typical of the comments received by Aseel Abu Nada’s mother after her daughter decided to pursue a medical degree. And she understands why. “My family went through […]

‘Beita is undefeatable’: Inside the struggle to save this Palestinian village from Israeli settlers

In early May, a group of Israeli settlers arrived with caravans and set up an illegal outpost on the top of Jabal Sabih on the outskirts of Beita, in the northern occupied West Bank.  Since then, every single day for more than two months, protests in the village have been nonstop, and the Israeli response […]

Israel Falsely Paints Palestinian Armed Struggle As Islamic Fundamentalism

As a means of narrative control, the Israeli government’s propaganda, and that of its allies, has desperately attempted to demonize and breed misconceptions about the nature of the Palestinian violent resistance to occupation. Western governments (and Israel) and their media apparatus have for years attempted to conflate the Palestinian armed struggle with the terrorism of […]

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