International

Nigeria: #EndSARS, #EndSWAT End Police Brutality in Nigeria

The government has come out to make one promise after another in the name of meeting the demands of protesters. This government must not be trusted. For example, two protesters were killed the day after the Inspector General of Police announced the “dissolution” of SARS. Amnesty International reports that 10 protesters have been killed since the beginning of protests. A government that is truly committed to ending police brutality will not send AK-47 wielding policemen and military to protest-grounds, talk-less of firing shots at protesters.

Azerbaijan and Armenia Move Towards Open War

War has once again broken out on the territory of the former Soviet Union. A long-term unresolved argument over the Armenian enclave of Nagorno-Karabakh between the Caucasian republics of Armenia and Azerbaijan has escalated into a conflict, in which Russia and Turkey are backing different sides. This is all taking place with the stench of oil in the air.

U.S. Capitalism Faces Polarisation & Revolt

Notwithstanding the fact that the election takes place in the context of the biggest economic, political and social crisis in the US in decades, or that Trump is an un- qualified disaster, Biden has promised his wealthy donors (at a fundraiser in Manhattan) that “nothing would fundamentally change” if he is elected.