“We Don’t Want to Die of Thirst, But we Don’t Want to Betray: Normalization is a Big Betrayal.”

by Rima Najjar, published on Countercurrents, November 28, 2021 Yesterday, I participated in demonstrations in downtown Amman against the latest step taken by the Jordanian government to normalize relations with Israel through yet another U.S.-brokered deal, this one ostensibly as a response to climate change. The deal is for Jordan to receive 200 million cubic meters (7.06 billion cubic feet)[…]

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Puerto Ricans Resist Austerity Measures and Corporate Corruption

By Monica Cruz, published on Peoples Dispatch, October 20, 2021 On October 15, protestors shut down Puerto Rico’s Highway 18 in the capital San Juan chanting “Fuera Luma!”, our “Out Luma”, demanding an end to the government contract with the private energy company, Luma Energy. Their cries were echoed at protests on the same day in New York City, Miami and Philadelphia.[…]

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Glasgow Climate Talks Are, in Many Ways, ‘Harder Than Paris’

by Bob Berwyn, published on Inside Climate News, November 1, 2021 Success of the two-week negotiations rides on wealthy nations committing to fast emissions cuts and paying promised aid to poor countries most threatened by global warming, the COP26 president says. To many following the decades-long journey of the United Nations climate negotiations, the 26th Conference of the Parties beginning[…]

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Forbes Reveals Why the US Government Is Trying to Extradite Venezuelan Diplomat Alex Saab

by Roger Harris, published on Counterpunch, October 6, 2021 I think this is a win-win for the U.S.  Whether they manage to extradite him and pump him for information or not, as long as Cape Verde continues to hold him, his life is increasingly threatened by cancer.  If he dies in custody, the Venezuelan government will permanently lose his services[…]

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Support Alex Saab Defense Team’s Work to Win His Release

Statement by Workers World Party, published on Workers World, October 7, 2021 The U.S. is accusing Alex Saab of a crime related violating the U.S. Unilateral Coercive Economic Measures.  Even if these measures were legal, which they are not, Saab is not a U.S. citizen and not subject to U.S. Law.   What he was actually doing is arranging to purchase[…]

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New Report: The Impact And Consequences Of US Sanctions

Statement by Sanctions Kill, published on Popular Resistance, September 14, 2021 NOTE: Sanctions Kill also created a toolkit that you can use to educate yourself and others about what sanctions are, why they are illegal and how they impact people within sanctioned countries and the United States. In recent decades, the US has increasingly used sanctions as an instrument of[…]

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War is a Racist Enterprise

by Danny Haiphong, published on Black Agenda Report, September 1, 2021 Racism is an unspoken rationale for U.S. imperialist actions. The U.S.’s failure to prevent the Taliban from retaking political power in Afghanistan sparked feelings of panic in the foreign policy establishment. Warmongers and their loyal servants made endless demands for the twenty-plus year occupation to continue indefinitely. Familiar faces from[…]

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