Colombia

What the proletariat in Colombia is fighting for

In recent weeks, the working class in Colombia has firmly confronted the new attacks of the bourgeoisie, concretized this last time in a tax reform of the government that seeks to increase the extraction of surplus value by new means.

A Month of Incendiary Revolt in Colombia

In Colombia, the revolt that has taken over the streets since April 28, now more than a month old, shows no signs of stopping.

Colombia’s burning!

“Instead, We Became Millions”: Inside Colombia’s Ongoing General Strike

Despite brutal state repression, Colombia’s general strike has continued strong now for 23 days. This article and interview was first published by Crimethinc. Content warning for discussion of state violence including sexual abuse.

Colombia Has Lost Its Fear: A Nationwide Uprising Continues in the Face of State Violence

After decades of armed conflict and paramilitary violence, Colombia has seen protest movements return in strength over the past year and a half. The forceful demonstrations of the past week exceed even the high points of the nationwide uprising of November and December 2019. In response, the most heavily armed government in Latin America has carried out a brutal crackdown. This article was first published by Crimethinc.

International News - Black Flag #219 (2000)

Shorter international news items from Black Flag #219 (2000)

Blood For Oil

Colombian military personnel have invaded the traditional homeland of the U'wa people to make way for the drilling plants of oil giant Occidental.

From Black Flag magazine #219, 2000.

May Day In Medellin, Columbia – Black Flag

Article from Black Flag #218 1999.