As the election nears, we remain unequivocal: a second Trump term would be catastrophic for our class. Let's look at the bigger picture.
Several weeks ago, four Garifuna community members of Triunfo de la Cruz, including the leader of the elected council, Snider Centano, were kidnapped by armed men, and there has been no word of them since. They are members of the council’s land committee.
The right to self-governance in Latin America once again finds itself under attack from violent reactionary forces determined to enforce a status quo that enriches a few at the expense of the many. As usual, the United States is far from innocent.
Capitalism is a political and economic system in which a small, privileged few — the ruling class — control the world and its resources (which they consider to be their “private property”) and exploit the majority of humanity.