US Terror Syndicate

by Finian Cunningham, published on Information Clearing House, September 9, 2019 A recent investigation has uncovered explosive evidence that the US is supplying weapons to terror groups in Syria, Iraq and Yemen. The finding blows the lid sky-high on Washington’s much-vaunted claims of “fighting terrorism”. Bulgarian journalist Dilyana Gaytandzhieva and her Arms Watch website have uncovered perhaps some of the[…]

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Third International Trade Union Forum:Comments by Ajamu Baraka

by Ajamu Baraka, published on Black Agenda Report, September 11, 2019 There can be no workers’ rights without peace and social justice. “War and militarism are class issues.” Black Alliance for Peace national organizer and Black Agenda Report editor Ajamu Baraka delivered the following remarks to the International Trade Union Forum in Solidarity with Workers and People to Break the[…]

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Debt-Entrapping: The US Student Loan Racket

by Stephen Lendeman, published on Global Research, September 12, 2019. Entrapping students into longterm or permanent debt bondage is part of a government/corporate scheme to enrich private lenders. Because of the high cost of higher education, millions of students need large loans to pay tuition, fees, and other expenses. Some face burdens up to $100,000 or higher. If unpaid after[…]

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Mairead Maguire Nominates Julian Assange for Nobel Peace Prize

by Mairead Maguire, published on World Beyond War, 09/2019 Mairead Maguire, has today written to the Nobel Peace Prize Committee in Oslo to nominate Julian Assange, Editor-in-Chief of Wikileaks, for the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize. In her letter to the Nobel Peace Committee, Ms. Maguire said: “Julian Assange and his colleagues in Wikileaks have shown on numerous occasions that they[…]

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Leaked Documents Show Brazil’s Bolsonaro Has Grave Plans for Amazon Rainforest

by Manuella Libardi, published on Open Democracy, August 21, 2019 Leaked documents show that Jair Bolsonaro’s government intends to use the Brazilian president’s hate speech to isolate minorities living in the Amazon region. The PowerPoint slides, which democraciaAbierta has seen, also reveal plans to implement predatory projects that could have a devastating environmental impact. The Bolsonaro government has as one[…]

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Trump Escalates Fascist War on Migrants with Indefinite Detentions

By Teresa Gutierrez posted on Workers World, August 29, 2019 Despite overwhelming U.S. opposition to President Trump’s ongoing attacks on migrant workers, on Aug. 21 he announced plans to detain migrant children and families for even longer than they are incarcerated at present, using a new “indefinite detention” rule. Furthermore, plans are for detention centers to be run exclusively by[…]

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Stripping Uncle Sam of his Protective Lies and Taboos

from Schlattenblick, published on Black Agenda Report, August 21, 2019 Danny Haiphong and Roberto Sirvent analyze the “dual fantasy” that has ideologically upheld white supremacy, imperialism, capitalism, and the American war machine. “It remains taboo in the USA to describe America as an imperialist state.” A Review of American Exceptionalism and American Innocence: A People’s History of Fake News -From the Revolutionary[…]

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Protesters tell Greyhound, ICE off our buses!

By Makasi Motema, posted on Workers World, August 27, 2019 About 200 demonstrators gathered Aug. 23 outside Manhattan’s Port Authority Bus Terminal, demanding an end to collaboration between Greyhound Lines, Inc. and Customs and Border Patrol agents, who have been illegally boarding buses to racially profile and detain migrants. The protest was the result of a month of planning by[…]

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Lula Tells the World He’s “Back in the Game” from Jail

“Lula is Brazil’s only Possible Factor of Stability” Meanwhile, fires rage in the Amazon and Brazilian President Bolsonaro has become a target of global indignation By Pepe Escobar, Global Research, August 28, 2019 Brazil has always been a land of superlatives. Yet nothing beats the current, perverse configuration: a world statesman lingers in jail while a clownish thug is in[…]

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Peace Activists Face 25 Years for Action at U.S. Nuclear Submarine Base

From Kings Bay Plowshares 7 Seven Catholic plowshares activists entered Kings Bay Naval Submarine Base in St. Mary’s, Georgia on April 4th, 2018.  They went to make real the prophet Isaiah’s command to “beat swords into plowshares”. The seven chose to act on the 50th anniversary of the assassination of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., who devoted his[…]

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