Greece, International, Theory

Guest Post • The working class & the left: What kind of party do we need? By Giorgos Pittas from Workers Solidarity, Greece

Recently a debate opened up in a pro-Syriza paper [EfSyn, The Journal of the Editors] and initiated by Journalist Tasos Pappas.  It is a debate about the nature of the party that the left needs.  In the aftermath of the Syriza capitulation and as the New Democracy right party is again in power.  This is… Continue reading Guest Post • The working class & the left: What kind of party do we need? By Giorgos Pittas from Workers Solidarity, Greece

Asia, International

Interview • The Struggle in Hong Kong with Kevin Lin

In October of 2019, Marx21 talked with Kevin Lin, a labor activist and researcher on China, about the recent background and prospects of the immense ongoing movement in Hong Kong. After four months of enormous protests, can the state continue to sit this out? Are they just waiting for it to die down? It is… Continue reading Interview • The Struggle in Hong Kong with Kevin Lin

Articles, International

Haiti in Revolt-Again

As Haiti enters into its eighth consecutive week of anti-government protests, barricades and roadblocks are shutting down the country, while mass demonstrations of hundreds of thousands, including contingents of organized workers, demand the resignation of President Jovenel Moise and equitable redistribution of national resources. Marx21 received the report below on Haiti. Although the mainstream news in… Continue reading Haiti in Revolt-Again

Anti-fascism, Anti-racism, Greece, Immigration, International

Guest post • The fight against fascism by Panos Garganas

Antifascist demonstration organized by KEERFA in Athens, Greece. The placards read: "Refugees welcome. Shut down the concentration camps." Resisting the rise of the fascist threat The need to fight back against the far right and its fascist components has taken a new urgency in recent years. In country after country we have seen electoral successes… Continue reading Guest post • The fight against fascism by Panos Garganas

Anti-fascism, Anti-racism, Greece

Interview with Petros Constantinou • KEERFA co-ordinator and anti-fascist organizer in Greece

On September 2nd 2019 Marx21 member Iannis Delatolas sat down with Petros Constantinou to talk about the work of KEERFA (Movement United Against Racism and the Fascist Threat) in Greece. They discussed the importance of building a united front in the face of anti-immigrant racism and fascism in Greece.  In 2012 Golden Dawn’s entry into… Continue reading Interview with Petros Constantinou • KEERFA co-ordinator and anti-fascist organizer in Greece

Labor, Puerto Rico

Puerto Ricans show us how to win. Strikes and protests force out Roselló

The Puerto Rican Center for Investigative Journalism (CPIPR) reported 500,000 demonstrators on the streets July 22 in a country of about 3 million. Photo by Alonso Sambolín “No nos vamos a cansar, te vamos a sacar” (We will not tire, we will remove you) shouted demonstrators in Puerto Rico. And they were right.  The detested… Continue reading Puerto Ricans show us how to win. Strikes and protests force out Roselló

Español, Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico nos muestra cómo ganar

Huelgas y protestas expulsan a Roselló Voces de la huelga general en Puerto Rico “No nos vamos a cansar, te vamos a sacar” gritaban los manifestantes en Puerto Rico. Y tenían razón. El odiado gobernador Ricardo Rosselló anunció que renunciará a partir del 2 de agosto. Aún está por ver si eso satisfará las demandas… Continue reading Puerto Rico nos muestra cómo ganar

Español, Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico se rebela contra la corrupción y la austeridad.

(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images) En el momento de escribir este artículo, la gente de Puerto Rico lleva siete días seguidos protestando en las calles de San Juan, y en números cada vez mayores. La furia desatada por los escándalos de la corrupción y los manejos del gobernador Ricardo Rosselló no muestra signos de disminuir.… Continue reading Puerto Rico se rebela contra la corrupción y la austeridad.

Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico revolts against corruption and austerity

As of this writing, the people of Puerto Rico have been protesting for seven days straight on the streets of San Juan, and in ever growing numbers. The fury unleashed by the scandals exposing the corruption and political intrigue of the governor Ricardo Rosselló shows no signs of abating. Adding to that, was the total… Continue reading Puerto Rico revolts against corruption and austerity