Category Archives: International Solidarity

Reflections on Podemos and Izquiera Unida in Spain

In preparation for a trip to Spain, I decided to read up on the left there. I was most anxious to check out Podemos, since both they and Syriza, have made big splashes on the world scene and would seem … Continue reading

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A Eduardo con cariño

“To publish Eduardo Galeano is to publish the enemy: the enemy of lies, indifference, above all of forgetfulness. His tenderness is devastating, his truthfulness, furious.” – John Berger The great writer Eduardo Galeano who died on April 14 at 74 … Continue reading

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International Lessons of El Caracazo

The media, left, right and center, is awash in opinion pieces and analyses of the recent Greek negotiations with the Euro zone and IMF about paying down the Greek debt. Did the recent temporary accord represent a total defeat of … Continue reading

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Three Internationalist Victories: A Bulletin From Latin America

FRSO/OSCL is an internationalist organization. To that end, we will occasionally publish reportage and opinion pieces about developments outside the United States. This piece discusses Latin America, where events serve as inspiration and impact domestic movements in the US. Note that this was … Continue reading

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Take action now for Palestine!

“I look forward to surviving. If I don’t, remember that I wasn’t Hamas or militant, nor was I used as a human shield. I was at home.” – Mohammed Suliman @imPalestine, July 20, 2014 (9:20am) “As much of the world approached … Continue reading

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Stand up for Palestine!

Israel’s illegal occupation and apartheid domination of Palestine continues this month with a renewed round of escalated bloodshed.  Those of us who have been looking on with horror from the US, those hailing from the Middle East, and anti-imperialists everywhere, … Continue reading

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The Revolution in Rojava

We received this article from the Urun/Harvest Group and we are publishing it here in full in order to help share news and information about the important national liberation struggle and revolutionary process taking place in Kurdistan. Kurds live in … Continue reading

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“Remember, Struggle and Be Transformed by the Struggle!” — Reflecting on the Passing of Nelson Mandela

Claire Tran asked Cameron Barron, Mary Jo Connelly, Jamala Rogers, Peter Hardie, and Montague Simmons to share their reflections after the death of Nelson Mandela. They talked about his life and the influence and lessons from the anti-apartheid movement. I first learned of Nelson Mandela. . … Continue reading

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Victory Is Possible Against All Odds – Nelson Mandela Presente!

The death of Nelson Mandela, though hardly unexpected, is reverberating through the world, and especially the global left. For revolutionary socialists, this is a moment to reflect on the accomplishments and on the shortcomings of the movement whose main public … Continue reading

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Help the people and communities affected by typhoon Yolanda

Disasters like the deadly typhoon which has devastated the Philippines can be daunting for folk hundreds or thousands of miles away. What can we do? One thing is to contribute right now to relief efforts in these critical days. But … Continue reading

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