Articles by: Franklin Frederick

Racism and lawfare in the United States

Racism and lawfare in the United States

And the first thing the American power structure doesn’t want any Negroes to start is thinking internationally. Malcolm X – Autobiography  Color is not a human or a personal reality; it is a political reality.  James Baldwin, The Fire Next Time   The United States, with the complicity of local oligarchies, used lawfare to overthrow the governments of Manuel Zelaya[Read More…]

by December 3, 2020 World
The coming weeks could be the period of greatest threat to Venezuela

The coming weeks could be the period of greatest threat to Venezuela

Trump has not yet accepted electoral defeat, and his remaining days as U.S. presidency until Biden’s inauguration may represent the period of greatest threat of armed intervention in Venezuela, especially before December 6, the date of the country’s next legislative elections. In addition to trying to judicially question the outcome of the elections – an increasingly remote possibility – Trump[Read More…]

by November 11, 2020 World
Nestlé May Sell Its Bottled Water Brand In The US And Canada – What Is Behind This Maneuver?

Nestlé May Sell Its Bottled Water Brand In The US And Canada – What Is Behind This Maneuver?

Last week several articles were published in the Swiss, Canadian and US press informing that Nestlé S.A. was considering to sell all its bottled water brands in the US and Canada.  As written in this article : https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/nestle-sharpens-water-focus-on-international-premium-mineral-and-functional-brands-while-exploring-strategic-options-for-parts-of-north-american-business-301074652.html “Nestlé S.A.’s Board of Directors today approved a new strategic direction for its Water business. The company will sharpen its focus on[Read More…]

by June 16, 2020 Globalisation
Nestlé: Multinationals as the New Colonial Powers. A tale of Many Cities

Nestlé: Multinationals as the New Colonial Powers. A tale of Many Cities

On November 14th the Canadian group Wellington Water Watchers organized the «All Eyes on Nestlé» conference in the city of Guelph, Ontario, bringing together indigenous’ peoples and citizens’ movements fighting Nestlé’s water takingsfrom Canada, the US, France and Brazil. Following this public event, the representatives of the organizations involved met for a workshop to exchange information and discuss possible common[Read More…]

by January 10, 2020 World
The Origins Of The United States Of America, The Joker And The End Of White Supremacy

The Origins Of The United States Of America, The Joker And The End Of White Supremacy

  At its root, capitalism not only meant slavery and white supremacy but also the ethos of the gangster –  Gerald Horne       The film ‘Joker’ presents a contemporary phenomenon present in several countries, but which can only be understood in its complexity through the history of the origins of the USA. African-American historian Gerald Horne argues in the book[Read More…]

by January 9, 2020 Arts/Literature