colonialism
What is imperialism? An introduction

What is imperialism? An introduction

Editor's note: A Spanish translation of this article is available here. In the suffering of the Global South, the brutality of capitalism lies bare. In a footnote toward the end of Capital, Marx wrote that the colonized subject reveals “what the bourgeois makes of...

The struggle for self-determination in Hawaiʻi

The struggle for self-determination in Hawaiʻi

Today, July 7th marks the 119th anniversary of President William McKinley and the U.S. government’s annexation of Hawaiʻi. When we hear any mention of Hawaiʻi, we undoubtedly first think of breath-taking beaches, volcanoes and tourism. But what is the class and...

Tupac Amaru II: Condor of fire

Tupac Amaru II: Condor of fire

As a Peruvian American born and raised in New Jersey, I grew up hearing heroic stories of our Incan roots and our Quechua names. For most, the name Tupac invokes the memory of arguably the greatest rapper of all time, but few in this country outside of the Peruvian...

Train wreck exposes role of imperialism in Cameroon

Train wreck exposes role of imperialism in Cameroon

On October 21, 2016, a train derailed in Cameroon killing at least 79 and injuring over 500 people. Heavy rain had washed out the road between Douala and Yaounde. Extra cars had been added to the train, but it was still over crowded. In the immediate aftermath, there...