International News Archive

2017

  • Terror Attacks We Don’t Hear Much About
  •   Ed. note: MHI deplores and condemns terror attacks everywhere.... Read more

  • Commentary from Sweden: The Left Spreads the Right’s Hatred
  •   by Martin Klepke Originally published in Expressen (May 10, 2017,... Read more

  • France Has Dodged a Bullet in its Head
  •   France Has Dodged a Bullet in its Head: Macron’s Victory Offers... Read more

  • Down with Le Pen, Trump, and Anti-Neoliberal “Left” Collaborationism
  •   by Andrew Kliman   Jean-Luc Mélenchon, a supposed far-left... Read more

  • The Social Crisis in Greece
  •   by Ta Paidia Tis Galarias (TPTG), March 2017   INTRODUCTION:... Read more

  • Escalation is the order of the day in Syria
  •   by Ralph Keller   On 7 April, US president Donald Trump ordered... Read more

  • Significance of the Dutch Election
  •   by Roel van de Pol   Voters in the Netherlands elected a new... Read more

    2016

  • MHI public meetings in London Sept. 11 and Stockholm Sept. 14
  •   Marxist-Humanist Initiative will sponsor a discussion on “The... Read more

  • Is it Utopian to Argue for Open Borders?
  • by Chris Gilligan Thousands of migrants in Europe are prisoners of border... Read more

    2015

  • Write to Demand Freedom for Moroccan Human Rights Activist
  • In the midst of his second hunger strike in two months, Maati Monjib collapsed... Read more

  • The Greek Referendum and the Tasks of the Left
  • by Stavros Mavroudeas* During the six months after its January 2015 election... Read more

  • Greece: 60 Days Older and Deeper in Debt
  • by TPTG (Τα παιδιά της γαλαρίας [Children of the Galley]),... Read more

  • Luhansk Republic (Eastern Ukraine) Bans Independent Unions
  • Reprinted with permission from The Ukraine Solidarity Campaign, which seeks... Read more

  • On SYRIZA’s Victory — statement by TPTG
  • [Note by MHI: The following statement was written by the Greek TPTG group.... Read more

  • OWFI Call to Liberate the Iraqi Women Detained by Daesh
  • Reprinted from the Organization of Women’s Freedom in Iraq (OWFI) On... Read more

  • WW4 Report on Murdered French Journalists, Left & Right Responses
  •  [Note: Reprinted below, with permission, are articles from World War... Read more

    2014

  • Call for Iraqi Women Victimized by ISIS
  • by Organization for Women’s Freedom in Iraq (OWFI) The Islamic State... Read more

  • The End of the Argentine Fiction
  • by Juan Kornblihtt[1], Razón y Revolución With lower land rent and no... Read more

  • Ukrainian Miners Point to a Powerful Alternative
  • This article is reprinted, with permission and technical corrections, from... Read more

  • Urgent Appeal on the Occupation of Mosul and Cities of Western Iraq
  • On the Occupation of Mosul and the Cities of Western Iraq by Yanar Mohammed... Read more

  • Workers, Socialists Struggle for a Different Future for Ukraine
  •   Editor’s Note:  We thank the British group Ukrainian Socialist... Read more

  • Foreign Editions of The Failure of Capitalist Production
  • A Greek translation of Andrew Kliman’s 2012 book, The Failure of Capitalist... Read more

  • “Where Am I? I’m At War”-Eyewitness to May 2 in Odessa, Ukraine
  • by a socialist eye-witness in Odessa Translated from the Left Opposition... Read more

  • Ukraine “Left Opposition” Activist Reports on Maidan Movement
  • [The following speech was made by Zakhar Popovych of the “Left Opposition”... Read more

  • Ukraine’s “Left Opposition” Calls for Solidarity Against Intervention and Oligarchs
  •                     UKRAINE... Read more

  • Royal Opera House Porters and Cleaners Win “London Living Wage”
  • Press release by IWGB union, Feb. 4, 2014 The Independent Workers Union... Read more

    2013

  • The End of Golden Dawn in Greece
  • Editor’s Note: This essay comes from a presentation by Cognord in... Read more

  • Kenya Reels from Mass Shootings at Shopping Mall
  • Nairobi, Kenya residents suffered a terrorist attack that began Sept. 22... Read more

  • South African Police Kill Girl for Supporting Shack Dwellers Movement
  • 30 September 2013 Abahlali BaseMjondolo Press Statement Nqobile Nzuza,... Read more

  • Greece: Austerity and Repression Worsen, Syriza Fails to Fight Back
  • by Joce Cognord The Greek government’s debt has surpassed 190% of GDP,... Read more

  • Toronto Hotel Workers Win Strike
  •   MHI reprints the following letter from the United Steelworkers Union... Read more

  • International Call for Withdrawal of U.N. troops from Haiti
  • June 1, 2013: International Day to Call for the Withdrawal of MINUSTAH ... Read more

  • European Union Saves Cyprus Banks
  • by Joce Cognord After almost ten days of fierce debates, meetings and counter-meetings,... Read more

  • Support Haitian Workers’ Right to Protest and Organize
  • Call and Tell Gildan: Stop Beating Workers Who Make Your T-Shirts! MHI... Read more

  • South African Poor People’s Movements Fight for Housing and Jobs
  • Editor’s note: We received the following January dispatches from Abahlali... Read more

    2012

  • Iranian Blogger Dies in Detention Following Torture
  • Rampant Impunity Leads to Another Death in Iran’s Prisons Editor’s... Read more

  • Injured Colombian GM Workers Suspend Hunger Strike
  • Company Begins Mediation with Injured Workers’ Union — in 13th... Read more

  • South African Poor Support Mine Workers Massacred by ANC’s Police
  • On August 16, the South African police shot into a crowd of 3,000 striking... Read more

  • Plea from Iraq to Protest the Massacre of LGBT People
  • Dear Friends, We are writing you regarding the massacre against LGBT people... Read more

    2011

  • Russian Social Movement “Alternatives”: Awakened Sense of Dignity
  • By Andrey Kolganov and Aleksandr Buzgalin, reporting from Bolotnaya Square Why,... Read more

  • South African Unemployed Movement Begins Occupation
  • [Ed. note: This group is affiliated with the South African Shack Dwellers... Read more

  • Libya and Egypt, Without Dictators, Face the Future
  • by Anne Jaclard Sunday, Aug. 28 – Libyan rebel forces have taken control... Read more

  • Nils Enar on Massacre in Norway
  • I guess you’ve heard about the terror and massacre in Norway.... Read more

  • Urgent Appeal to Help East Africans Survive Famine
  • MHI just received the following information from a friend. If you would... Read more

  • Farmers in Dominican Republic Demand Re-Distribution of Land
  • Puerto Plata, D. R. — Dozens of leaders of the farmers’ movement... Read more

  • India Imprisons Dr. Binayak Sen for Life for Human Rights Activities
  • Vijay Ravikumar, a graduate student at Rutgers University, addressed the... Read more

  • Video: “Crisis, Austerity, and Resistance in the Euro Zone: A View from Finland”
  • Crisis, Austerity, and Resistance in the Euro Zone: A View from Finland A... Read more

    2010

  • The “New” South Africa: Poor People’s Movements Defy ANC Policies
  • I. Shack Dwellers Movement Fights for Land and Housing S’bu Zikode,... Read more

  • British Students Protest Austerity Plan to Triple University Tuition
  • Tens of thousands of British students took to the streets last week in... Read more

  • Note from Germany on Current Social Movements
  • Discussions on the economic crisis are going on in many places. However,... Read more

  • Argentina: The Problem is Not the Debt
  • by Juan Kornblihtt. Editor’s note:  We were sent the following article... Read more

  • Letter from Nicaragua, September 2010
  • Note: I visited Nicaragua in 1981, two years after the Sandinista revolution... Read more

  • Appeal to Aid Kenyan Women and Children
  • Editor’s note: We received the following letter from a friend who is... Read more

  • 21st Century Capitalism: On Venezuela’s Nationalization of the Oil Industry
  • By Fernando Dachevsky, Grupo de Investigación de la Historia Económica... Read more

    2009

  • Iraqi Women Still Fighting for Freedom and Equality
  • By Anne Jaclard. Exclusive interview by MHI with Yanar Mohammed, president... Read more

  • Ian Macdonald, 1957-2009
  • We mourn the untimely loss of our British comrade Ian MacDonald, who died... Read more

  • Chris Harman, 1942-2009
  • By Andrew Kliman. We have just learned of the death of Chris Harman, Marxist... Read more

  • Letters on Afghanistan election: “the people are betrayed”
  • By Anne Jaclard. Two letters from Afghanistan on today’s election –... Read more

  • July 25 Demonstrations in 110 Cities Support Iranian Protests
  • July 25 was a “Global Day of Action for Iran” that saw demonstrations... Read more

  • Letter of Iranian academics worldwide to UN Secretary General
  • His Excellency Ban Ki-Moon Secretary General of United Nations 3 United... Read more

  • Street Battles in Tehran
  • According to a post on the English-language website of the Worker-communist... Read more

  • Support the Iranian Masses; Workers Call for a Global Day of Action June 26
  • The brave Iranians demonstrating against the ruling regime deserve our... Read more