U.S Military Threat Against Iranian Tankers: An Act of International Piracy That Can Escalate into a War

Executive Committee of the U.S. Peace Council May 23, 2020 Iran’s daring decision to dispatch five oil tankers carrying the much-needed fuel for the struggling people of Venezuela is a definitive challenge to U.S. government’s illegal policy of unilateral economic sanctions and its naval blockade of Venezuela. Iran’s action has created a decisive test of …

US Hands Off Iranian Tankers

Iranian Oil Tanker Black First Land First (BLF) applauds Iran’s courageous decision to send five oil tankers with fuel to the revolutionary government of Venezuela in direct defiance of the US economic and naval blockade of Venezuela. We further laud the resistance of Venezuela to the US sanctions imposed on it. This encourages, which BLF …

BLF Condemns Terrorist Attack Against Venezuela

Flag of Venezuela Black First Land First (BLF) strongly condemns the attempted terrorist incursion on May 3 into Venezuela from Colombia. We further applaud the Bolivarian security forces for successfully disarticulating the United States (US) sponsored Columbian attack which included a plan to assassinate government officials, spread violence in the country, and remove the Maduro …

Socialist Optimism in the Times of Corona

BY CARLOS CRUZ MOSQUERA Everywhere we turn today, we are constantly reminded of the coronavirus and its lethal effects. From travel restrictions to food insecurity, the Western world is experiencing what billions of people around the world experience daily under the capitalist economic system. Ironically, it is these downtrodden and oppressed communities that we should …

Race and Class War in Colombia: The Root of Violence

BY CARLOS CRUZ MOSQUERA The brutal character of political and social conflicts across Latin America has sometimes led to the view that the region possesses a kind of inherent propensity for violence. The complicated nature of violence in Colombia since the middle of the 20th Century has led to interpretations that see it as random. …

On “Who Is Lord Robin Renwick Julius Malema’s Handler From London?”

Image: BO archives By BO Staff Writer Black Opinion previously published a piece titled, “Who Is Lord Robin Renwick Julius Malema’s Handler From London?”. The content is still relevant and in fact timeless. We have received very encouraging feedback which we are now publishing for your reading pleasure. In the meanwhile, for those who have …

To Vladimir Lenin!!!

By BO Staff Writer Vladimir Ilich Lenin (April 22, 1870 – January 21, 1924), is the father of the Great October Russian Revolution of 1917. Via the Bolshevik Party, he led the Russian people through the first successful socialist revolution in history. Lenin’s great contributions include his discourse on the transition of capitalism to monopoly …

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 …

Why We Should Defend Iran

Image credit: Anticonquista By BO Staff Writer The following article by Nicholas Ayala was previously published on the Anticonquista website under the title “Why Communists Should Defend Iran”: On Jan. 3, 2020, the U.S. committed a major act of terrorism and evil by killing Iranian military commander Qassem Soleimani. Soleimani was instrumental in defeating ISIS …