Beyond NATO: Time To Break The Silence, End NATO’s Militarism

Above Photo: Source No2NATO2019.org By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance. January 20, 2019 Fifty-two years ago on April 4, 1967, at Riverside Church, Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.,  gave his most important speech ever, “Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break Silence.” King’s conscience drove him to take the unpopular position of publicly criticizing the Vietnam War and putting it[…]

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Detained American Iranian TV Anchor Marzieh Hashemi to Appear in Court

Top Photo | American Marzieh Hashemi is shown at a Press Conference in Tehran, Iran. The elder son of Hashemi says his mother is being held in the United States, but has not been charged with a crime. Creative Commons; By Alison Weir,  from MintPress News,  January 18th, 2019 AP update: Iran’s state-run English-language channel is reporting that its American[…]

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Uniting for a Green New Deal

Hundreds gathered in San Francisco with the youth-led Sunrise Movement on Dec. 11. Peg Hunter / Flickr, CC BY-NC 2.0 by Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, from Popular Resistance, January 13, 2019 A real Green New Deal requires pushing issues Democrats don’t want to discuss, such as nationalization of industries, more democracy, and cuts to the military. “We need a[…]

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Challenges Posed by the Green New Deal

In November, members of the Sunrise Movement, joined by newly elected Rep. Ocasio-Cortez, sat in at Rep. Pelosi’s office to demand a Green New Deal (Photo: Sunrise Movement) By Kamran Nayeri, from Socialist Action, January 16, 2019 The fanfare about the UN Conference of Parties (COP) 24 in Katowice, located in a coal-mining region in Poland, that the diplomats from[…]

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Dakota Men, Women and Youth Ride to Honor Executed Warriors and For Healing

Photo: Some participants in the Dakota 38 + 2 Wokiksuye Sunk Akan Yankapi — the Dakota Prayer Ride and Water Walk — ride into Mankato, Minn., near the end of their 17-day journey from South Dakota. ~Mankato Free Press By Stephanie Tromblay posted on Workers World, January 15, 2019 Dakota men, women and youth rode into Mankato, Minn., on horseback[…]

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As Support Grows to Extend Los Angeles Teacher Strike, Unions Colluding With Democrats to End Walkout

by Jerry White, from the World Socialist Website, January 16, 2019 Tens of thousands of Los Angeles teachers and their supporters manned picket lines and marched downtown yesterday on the second day of the strike by 33,000 educators in America’s second largest school district. The walkout has generated widespread public support and growing calls for the spreading of the strike[…]

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Shut-out federal employees say: Stop the war on workers!

Photo: National Treasury Employees Union members rally in Washington, D.C., Jan. 10. by Kathy Durkin, from Workers World, January 15, 2019 “Stop the war on workers!” and “We want work, not walls!” read signs held by furloughed federal employees at the White House and in cities around the U.S. on Jan. 10. They were protesting the Trump administration’s shutdown of[…]

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Venezuela Fights Back! The Bolivarian Revolution Continues!

Photo: A Venezuelan supporter of President Nicolas Maduro gold a sign that reads: “Going forward with Maduro.”  ~TeleSUR Gallery, January 2019 by Alison Bodine, Fire This Time, January, 2019 A summary of the words most commonly appearing in mainstream news headlines about Venezuela in 2018 would include “humanitarian crisis,” “chaos,” “dictatorship,” and “failed state,” among other alarming buzzwords. Far reflecting[…]

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Bases, Bases, Everywhere … Except in the Pentagon’s Report

Map:  If this surprises, please understand that it is a significant underestimate.   At least in Africa, major US bases have been constructed since then, along with up to a dozen smaller U.S. outposts in Syria.  Politico Magazine, July/August 2015. by Nick Turse, from TomDispatch, January 8, 2019 The U.S. military is finally withdrawing (or not) from its base at al-Tanf.[…]

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