Coronavirus: SA following U.K. policy of killing people, making shocking profits

By Andile Mngxitama Black First Land First (BLF) has been telling you that Dr Zweli Mkhize was announcing government policy when he said that 60 to 70% of the South African population will get the coronavirus. It’s the ‘herd immunity’ policy. It’s based on letting people die and making shocking profits for white monopoly capital …

Why repatriate possible coronavirus carriers from Wuhan to SA?

SAA airplane at the Polokwane International Airport carrying 122 South Africans who were repatriated from Wuhan, China. Image credit: Itumeleng English/African News Agency (ANA) By BO Staff Writer A repatriation group including the South African National Defence Force (SANDF), Department of Health, and South African Airways (SAA) members, returned via SAA flight ZS-SND Airbus to …

How other countries are responding to coronavirus

By Andile Mngxitama On how to deal with the coronavirus epidemic, here are the worlds current best practices: 1. Spain: nationalized the private healthcare sector. 2. Italy: suspended mortgage bond payments. 3. Canada: suspended rent and mortgages. 4. Egypt: reduced interest rates. 5. Kenya: shutdown the country. 6. Venezuela: Secured over 10000 units of Cuban …

“See how revolutionary Venezuela is treating the Coronavirus epidemic,” says Mngxitama

President Maduro speaking at the “Day of the Doctor” celebrations. Image credit: Prensa Presidencial By BO Staff Writer Yesterday President Matamela Cyril Ramaphosa, “declared a national state of disaster in terms of the Disaster Management Act”, while addressing the public on the coronavirus pandemic from the Union Buildings in Pretoria. Save for speaking about measures …

World War 3 Is Already Here: The West’s War On Iran and the Global South

Image credit: Anticonquista BY CARLOS CRUZ MOSQUERA The unlawful assassination of Iranian military general Qassem Soleimani by the U.S. military has heightened an awareness of an impending world war in the collective Western conscious. Fortunately, for the majority of us living in the United States and Europe, our experience of war is never direct. It’s …

2019 Latin America in Review: Year of the Revolt of the the Dispossessed

Photo credit: DW.com By Roger Harris Council on Hemispheric Relations From Corte Madera, California December 13, 2019 A year ago, John Bolton, Trump’s short-lived national security advisor, invoked the 1823 Monroe Doctrine making explicit what has long been painfully implicit: the dominions south of the Rio Grande are the empire’s “backyard.” Yet 2019 was a …

Alicia Alonso, Cuba’s Ballet Legend, Dies at Age 98

Alicia Alonso led the Cuba’s arts program under Fidel Castro’s communist rule. Photo credit: Jose Goitia / Associated Press 2000 Legendary Cuban ballerina Alicia Alonso, who achieved global acclaim in the 1940s and went on to run the internationally renowned National Ballet of Cuba for decades, died on Thursday at age 98, local media said. “Alicia …

Fidel Castro: Cuba’s achievments and America’s Wars

By BO Staff Writer Yesterday was the official send off of the Cuban revolutionary, Fidel Castro. Today we republish his great speech on Cuba’s achievements during its revolutionary struggle. This speech was delivered at the May Day rally held in Revolution Square, Havana, May 1, 2003. This speech was originally published on the Marxists.org website. …