Vandals Desecrated a Monument to Victims of Nazism in Poltava, Ukraine

The monument to the “Grieving mother” and monument to the victims of Nazism in Poltava was damaged on April 22nd by the hands of unknown vandals. Unknown persons painted it with Nazi More »

Armenia prime minister Serzh Sargsyan resigns

Armenian prime minister Serzh Sargsyan on Monday, April 23 resigned from his post after tens of thousands of demonstrators paralyzed traffic across the country for more than 10 days to protest against More »

Korean Americans Join Spring Action to End Wars at Home and Abroad

People across the U.S. mobilized on April 14-15 to demand an end to U.S. wars around the world. In dozens of cities, including New York, Oakland, Washington DC, and Atlanta, protesters rallied More »

Syria bombing protest erupts into RIOT as activists try to topple US President statue

By Rebecca Perring Greece: SYRIA bombing protesters clashed with riot police as demonstrations against the airstrike attack by US, UK and French forces saw furious activists try to pull down a statue More »

Armenian opposition continues the protests against ex-president becoming the new Prime Minister

For 5 days in row the opposition in Armenia holds mass protests against the ex-president, Serzh Sargsyan becoming the Prime Minister of the country. The protesters aim to close the roads around More »

 

Germany | Karl Marx’s birth city sells ‘zero-euro’ bills for his 200th birthday

Karl Marx was born on May 5th, 1818 in Trier in what is now Rheinland-Palatinate. Many cities in the surrounding area are using the upcoming anniversary to gain big capital from multiple Marx-themed memorabilia, including a ‘zero-euro’ bill introduced in March with the likeness of Karl Marx, who had a very distant relationship to money.

Brazil | Lula Arrested: How Successful a Coup?

by Immanuel Wallerstein

On April 7, 2018 in Brazil Luiz Inacio “Lula” da Silva was arrested and taken to prison in Curitiba to begin a twelve-year sentence. He was Brazil’s president from January 2003 to January 2011. He was so popular that when he left office in 2011, he had a 90% approval rate.

Sahara Occidental : Macron incite le Maroc à faire la guerre à l’Algérie

Il était difficile d’éviter les images de la réception du dirigeant Saoudien à Paris juste avant les frappes, mais il ne s’agissait pas de la seule initiative diplomatique auprès des potentats arabes particulièrement réactionnaire et navigant de plus en plus en accord avec la monarchie saoudienne, à la fois contre l’Iran et contre les Etats qui prétendent résister aux injonction impérialistes macrono-trumpiennes. En effet si Trump est en train de peser sur l’Europe pour que celle-ci assume toujours plus l’OTAN et la présence américaine, en Afrique on assiste aux mêmes pressions pour entrer dans des expéditions. L’Algérie ayant résisté aux propositions d’expédition hors de son territoire, selon ce journal, l’entreprise de dépeçage interne et celle de l’hostilité de ses voisins aurait commencé. (note de Danielle Bleitrach)

South Korea | Korean Americans Join Spring Action to End Wars at Home and Abroad

People across the U.S. mobilized on April 14-15 to demand an end to U.S. wars around the world. In dozens of cities, including New York, Oakland, Washington DC, and Atlanta, protesters rallied as part of the “Spring Action to End U.S. Wars at Home and Abroad.” Several hundred U.S. organizations participated in the actions to demand the following:

15 Years. More Than 1 Million Dead. No One Held Responsible

The War in Iraq’s latest anniversary passed in all-American silence

by Charles P. Pierce, March 21

The most tragic and infuriating piece of writing of the week came in Tuesday’s New York Times. It carried a very plain and simple headline.