Hong Kong protesters wave the Hong Kong colonial flag

The Hong Kong protests and imperialism: What the corporate media isn’t...

As protests in Hong Kong enter their sixth month, Western media and politicians continue to mislead the public.

Why the U.S. dropped nuclear bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki

The following article first appeared in the August 2005 issue of Socialism and Liberation magazine . The 62st anniversaries of the U.S. nuclear bombings of Japan are Aug. 6 and 9 of this year. August 6 and 9 of this year mark the 60th anniversaries of the nuclear bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

The real agenda of the Gates Foundation

In 2009 the self-designated “Good Club” – a gathering of the world’s wealthiest people whose collective net worth then totaled some $125 billion – met behind closed doors in New York City to discuss a coordinated response to threats posed by the global financial crisis.

How Vietnam defeated U.S. imperialism

On April 30, 2015, Vietnam will celebrate the 40th anniversary of liberation and reunification after a war that itself lasted more than 30 years. In...

Nelson Mandela: Armed struggle and communism in the fight for freedom

Nelson Mandela, longtime leader of the African National Congress, and first Black president of South Africa, died quietly in his home December 5, after...
Picture of Lenin, with the text "Undersanding Imperialism's distinct stages"

From inter-imperialist war to global class war: Understanding distinct stages of...

This article provides an overview and analysis of the significant changes in imperialism that occurred since Lenin published his famous text in 1916, and...

Why North Korea is developing nuclear weapons

Is North Korea’s recent nuclear test, its third, to be welcomed, lamented or condemned? It depends on your perspective.

The unipolar era of imperialism and its potential undoing

Analyzing developments in imperialism since the fall of the Soviet Union, this article develops the thesis of the age of U.S.-led unipolar imperialism and...

Mung Lao: A Portrait of The Lao People’s Democratic Republic

The Pathet Lao, antecedent of the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party and the architect of a successful decades-long struggle for socialism, celebrated its 67th anniversary...

Amilcar Cabral and the national liberation movement of Guinea Bissau and...

For 500 years, Portuguese colonialism was built upon the slave trade and the systematic pillaging of its African colonies: Mozambique, Guinea Bissau, Sao Tome...