On César Chávez Day, Chicanos fight back against LAPD

by Luis Sifuentes, published on Fightback News, April 2, 2021 The LAPD recently shot six people in seven days. We also saw them unleash their violence last week in Echo Park against the unhoused community and allies, then call it a “service to the community.” And they’re trying to use their violence during last summer’s protests to secure more resources[…]

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EU-UN Conference Raises Donations to Maintain Syrian Stalemate

by Steven Sahiounie, published on Mideast Discourse, April 2, 2021 The European Union has co-chaired with the United Nations a conference on ‘Supporting the Future of Syria and of the Region‘, March 29-30.  This is the fifth EU donor conference on Syria claiming to pursue a peaceful and sustainable future for all Syrians. However, the actual focus is not on[…]

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In the Spirit of Martin Luther King, Bessemer Workers Fight for Justice

by Monica Moorehead, published on Workers World, March 30, 2021 A historic union election concluded March 29 after 5,800 Amazon warehouse workers, over 80% of them African American, voted on whether to be represented by the Retail, Warehouse and Department Store Union in Bessemer, Ala., near Birmingham. It could take weeks or even months before the outcome of the vote[…]

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Yemen Can’t Wait!

by Azza Rojbi, published on Medium, March 29, 2021 February 15, 2021, marks one year since the Saudi-led coalition’s horrific air raid on a residential area in Yemen’s northern province of al-Jawf. The bombing killed 35 people, including 25 children, and 18 children were amongst the 23 injured. According to the Yemen Data Project, “During 2020, air raids in #Yemen[…]

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We Must Say to Biden and Democrats: ‘NO War!’

Black Alliance for Peace, March 22, 2021 The reactionary character of U.S. politics is on full display as the corporate media—in alignment with the military-industrial complex—the lunatic elements of the foreign policy community and right-wing neoliberal Democrats seem committed to conditioning the public to accept yet another insane military confrontation. This time, with a real opponent—China! What makes this situation[…]

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European Union Screams at Eritrea

by Ann Garrison, published on Black Agenda Report, March 24, 2021 The US bid for sanctions against Eritrea was rebuked by the UN Security Council, so the imperial bloc had to settle for European sanctions against the fiercely independent African government. “The peace between Eritrea and Ethiopia, moving forward, is now unbreakable.” The European Union (EU) came out “screaming on[…]

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Killer Reaper Drones Coming to the Pacific “To Counter Threats from China.”

by Ann Wright, published on Popular Resistance, March 27 2021 A Chinese military takeover of Taiwan is the top U.S. concern in Asia and the Pacific, according to the admiral nominated to lead the U.S. military’s Indo-Pacific combatant command. During his confirmation hearing to head the command that covers 51 percent of the globe, U.S. Pacific Fleet commander Admiral John[…]

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Garment Workers Win Historic Victory – But There is More To Do

by Loretto Graceffo, published on Waging Nonviolence, March 19, 2021 The PayUp campaign has clawed back $22 billion from apparel companies owed to factories and workers, and they’re just getting started. This is an interesting case study.  It is current yet I haven’t seen information about it anywhere until today. The original headline claims an overwhelming victory, but actually much[…]

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