Airstrikes on Syria show USA never strayed off course

Donald Trump’s defeat in September’s election was celebrated by liberals around the world as a return to normalcy. One month on into Biden’s presidency, gone is the vulgar language, the constant tweeting, and the … Was that all of the important matters heads of state should refrain from? Judging by mainstream media sources, one could be forgiven for thinking that the USA has recently undergone deep change and is set on a new course.

WFDY condemns US inclusion of Cuba on so-called “State Sponsors of Terrorism” list

The World Federation of Democratic Youth (WFDY) has condemned the cynical move by the outgoing Trump administration to add Cuba to their targeted ‘list of state sponsors of terrorism’ as a pretext for further attacks on the socialist island.

World Federation of Democratic Youth: build the fight against imperialism in 2021

The World Federation of Democratic Youth (WFDY) welcomed the New Year by calling on the youth of the world to continue the fight against imperialism and for a new world – even in the face of the continuing COVID-19 pandemic.

Britain’s Communists denounce US and Israeli recognition of Morocco’s Western Sahara occupation

The Communist Party has issued a statement condemning recognition by the United States and Israel of the Moroccan occupation of Western Sahara.

World Federation of Democratic Youth marks International Migrants Day 2020

The World Federation of Democratic Youth (WFDY) issued a statement today marking International Migrants Day 2020, condemning the role of imperialism in creating migrant crises and at the same time using racism and xenophobia to disorientate working people.

Poetry Corner: Call to Account! by Vladimir Mayakovsky

Call to Account! by Vladimir Mayakovsky, 1917.

Vladimir Mayakovsky (1893-1930) was a Bolshevik revolutionary and came to be one of the most celebrated communist poets in the Soviet Union and internationally. He was also a talented playwright, artist and actor who used art as a medium to convey the politics and ideals of the new socialist state.

YCL: “Solidarity with the people of Western Sahara!”

The Young Communist League has issued a statement condemning recognition of the Moroccan occupation of Western Sahara by the USA and recent violent attacks by Moroccan occupation forces.

WFDY: imperialism is the greatest threat to human rights, freedom, peace & sovereignty

The World Federation of Democratic Youth (WFDY) has issued a statement yesterday to mark International Human Rights Day 2020.

Today, on Human Rights Day, we must highlight that imperialism poses a threat to international peace, freedom, sovereignty and human rights. As we said in our 20th General Assembly, “these crimes committed by the world’s imperialist forces (such as NATO, USA, EU and their allies) on their way to advance their position in the international imperialist system, posed a serious threat to the international peace and at the same time to peoples’ own freedom, sovereignty and human rights.”

You can read the full thematic resolution on peace, freedom and human rights from WFDY’s 20th General Assembly.

Libya: 10 years on

A decade on from the NATO backed coup in Libya which resulted in chaos, Islamist militias, slave markets and a migrant crisis, Challenge correspondent Ellis Hassan Garvey, speaks with Mohamed Benayad, a refugee forced to flee Libya and now living in Turkey, to counter the way Libyans and the Green Libya are portrayed in Western media.