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UNAC Conference: Power to the People

by Margaret Kimberley, published on Black Agenda Report, April 10, 2024 The recent 2024 United National Antiwar Coalition conference brought together an international group of activists from member organizations who mobilize against imperialism, racism, and neo-liberal policies around the world. BAR Executive Editor and Senior Columnist Margaret Kimberley delivered these closing remarks. Good afternoon and power to the people! Thank you[…]

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U.S. rejects China’s Proposal to Ban First Use of Nuclear Weapons

by John Wojcik, Mark Gruenberg and Ben Chacko, published on People’s World, May 16, 2024, The U.S. has dismissed Chinese calls for a no-first-use treaty between nuclear weapons states, saying it has questions about China’s “sincerity.” The outright dismissal of China’s proposal followed a major speech in which Biden announced radical tariffs of up to 100 percent, on steel imports[…]

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For Whom Is the UCLA Campus to Be Safe?

by Saree Makdisi, published on Socialist Action, May 16, 2024 May 10, 2024 [Editor’s note, Jeff Mackler: We reprint below this detailed Los Angeles Review of Books account, originally entitled “For Whom is the campus to be safe?” of the critical and unprecedented events at the University of California at Los Angeles that began at 11 pm April 30 and[…]

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Won’t You Please Come to Chicago? Cheri Honkala on the Democratic Convention

by Ann Garrison, published on Black Agenda Report, May 15, 2024 The City of Chicago has inadvertently granted the Poor People’s Army a permit to march to the convention steps of the United Center during the Democratic National Convention. Students are protesting Biden and Netanyahu’s war on Gaza all over the City of Chicago while city, state, and Democratic Party[…]

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DIVEST NOW! A Revolutionary Demand

by Sara Flounders, published on Workers World, May 14, 2024 Why have student encampments for Palestine ignited such an uproar of brutal repression, vicious police attacks, mass arrests, overwhelming condemnation in the corporate media and a new level of reactionary legislation in Congress? The demand to divest, raised at almost every encampment, exposes the insidious inroads of the military-industrial complex[…]

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Anti-Coup Rebellion In Eastern Ukraine Completes 10 Years

by Dmitri Kovalevich, published on Popular Resistance, May 8, 2024 As Russian Forces Continue Advancing In Donetsk. April 2014 was a pivotal month for the people of the Donbass region in what was then still part of Ukraine. It was then that the governing regime was newly installed in Kiev by a coup d’état on February 20/21embarked on military hostilities[…]

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Rafah Invasion: Everything That’s Happened so Far

by Tareq S. Hajjaj, published on Mondoweiss, May 8, 2024 It’s a scene that has played over and over again in the southern Gaza city of Rafah since the beginning of the war: mothers with sad and pale faces carrying their children on their shoulders and in their hands, balancing many bags on their backs, surrounded by more children carrying[…]

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The Distortion of Campus Protests Over Gaza

How the Right Has Weaponized Antisemitism to Distract from Israel’s War by Helen Benedict, published on Tom Dispatch, May 2, 2024 Helicopters have been throbbing overhead for days now. Nights, too. Police are swarming the streets of Broadway, many in riot gear. Police vans, some as big as a city bus, are lined up along side streets and Broadway. Outside[…]

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How Hamas Changed the World

by Paul Larudee, published on Substack, May 4, 2024 In a June, 2023 article, The Fall of the West, I named 2023 as the end date of a half millennium of Western domination of world power. Although neither the start nor the end of the era can be entirely discrete, the key indicator for that year was the failure of[…]

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Three U.S. wars threaten World War Three: $95 billion targets Palestine, Iran, Russia and China

by Sara Flounders, published on Workers World, May 3, 2024 Anyone who thinks that the U.S. policy of continued arming and fully supporting the Israeli genocide is an accident or a mistake need only look at the $95 billion “supplemental aid” bill just passed by Congress and signed by President Joe Biden on April 24. The same group of war[…]

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