Federico Fuentes

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Salim Vally began his activism as a student leader fighting against his country’s apartheid regime. Today, he heads up the South African BDS coalition. Green Left’s Federico Fuentes spoke to Vally — who will be a guest speaker at Ecosocialism 2024 — about the global campaign against Israeli apartheid.

tally room screen and Mazibuko Jara inset

The African National Congress (ANC) lost its parliamentary majority in South Africa's May 29 elections. South African socialist Mazibuko Jara discussed the reasons for the ANC’s declining support and the rise of the recently formed uMkhonto we Sizwe (MK) party, led by former ANC president Jacob Zuma with Green Left’s Federico Fuentes just prior to the elections.

protesters in Israel and head shot

Standing Together is a Jewish-Arab social movement that is part of a burgeoning movement for ceasefire inside Israel. Federico Fuentes spoke with national field organiser Uri Weltmann to find out more about this fledgling peace movement.

Daria Kozyreva, Boris Kagarlitsky, Bohdan Ziza

Russian president Vladimir Putin's regime is using anti-terror laws to step up its repression at home and in Russian-occupied parts of Ukraine, reports Federico Fuentes.

Students protesting and Mazibuko Jara inset

With South Africa's May 29 general elections approaching, Green Left’s Federico Fuentes spoke to South African socialist Mazibuko Jara about the African National Congress’s (ANC) prospects of holding onto power after 30 years in office and how the radical left is likely to fare.

protesters against Russia's war on Ukraine

Ukrainian trade unionists in the industrial city of Kryvyi Rih have issued an important appeal for solidarity in the lead up to June 6–9 European Union (EU) elections, reminding Europe’s politicians that workers always bear the greatest burden of war, reports Federico Fuentes.

Green Left’s Federico Fuentes asked Australian Greens housing spokesperson Max Chandler-Mather about the budget’s implications for renters and prospective homeowners, as well as his party’s strategy for tackling the country’s housing crisis.

Boris Kagarlitsky behind bars

Jailed anti-war sociologist Boris Kagarlitsky’s final appeal against his five-year jail term will be heard on June 5, reports Federico Fuentes.

Map of flood devastation in Porto Alegre plus inset photo of Mariana Riscali

Around the world, the far right is gaining strength and seeking to impose its agenda. Green Left’s Federico Fuentes spoke with Mariana Riscali, a leader of the Socialist Left Movement tendency within Brazil’s Socialism and Liberty Party, about how Brazilian socialists are organising to confront the far-right threat.

Greens federal housing spokesperson and Griffith MP Max Chandler-Mather spoke with Stuart Munckton and Federico Fuentes about the opportunities for transformative politics today.

US flag with weapons

In Part 2 of our interview, Socialist Alliance national co-convenor and anti-war activist Sam Wainwright speaks to Federico Fuentes about the changing realities of imperialism today and what it means for building people-to-people solidarity.

Boris Kagarlitsky behind bars

Former radical left British Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn drew attention to the case of jailed socialist dissident Boris Kagarlitsky and other Russian anti-war political prisoners when he addressed the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe on April 17, reports Federico Fuentes.