Archive for: 2017

Eyewitness Cuba: Recollections of Hurricane Irma

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In the aftermath of one of the biggest storms on record, I was amazed by the displays of resilience and community I saw around me.

Tijuana, Mexico: Human dumping ground for U.S. imperialism

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Liberation News investigates conditions among homeless deportees in Tijuana.

Republican tax reform: All power to the billionaires!

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The Republican tax plan represents a huge acceleration of income inequality in our time but it is not inevitable.

The crisis in Puerto Rico: A story of U.S. colonialism

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The Crisis in Puerto Rico: A Story of U.S. Colonialism was ooriginally posted on the Liberation News YouTube channel.

‘A total horror show:’ The new plan for Yemen

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The protagonists of the war on Yemen - the US, UK, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates - have been beset by problems ever since they launched th...

Trump’s wall: another imperialist imprint in Tijuana, Mexico

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Trump has built and is testing eight 30-foot tall prototype border walls near Tijuana, Mexico.

Big Oil targets Long Beach wetlands, Indigenous-led struggle fights back

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A grass-roots movement led by Indigenous communities in Southern California is challenging efforts by Beach Oil Mineral Partners to devastate the Los ...

A glimpse of climate crisis future: SoCal wildfires

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A quick search on social media of Skirball or Thomas Fire, and one can immediately see “apocalyptic” images and video footage of mountainsides eng...

Interim police chief in Seattle: same repression in a new bottle

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Although the Seattle Police Department will be headed for a time by a Black woman, the racism and brutality which have come to characterize the SPD wi...

Wage theft and the fight for dignity in Nashville

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Activists protest wage theft outside exploitative boss's place of business.