Trump’s Syria Exit Provokes Washington Panic

by Jeff Mackler, from Socialist Action, January 8, 2019 President Trump’s unexpected Dec. 19 Twitter announcement ordering a 30-day timetable for the withdrawal of the 2000 U.S. troops in Syria and 7000 of the 14,000 U.S. troops in Afghanistan provoked a bipartisan panic in Washington. Defense Secretary “Mad Dog” James Mattis, “the butcher of Fallujah,” resigned in protest. He stated,[…]

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How a NeoCon-Backed “Fact Checker” Plans to Wage War on Independent Media

Image above: Screenshot from Newsguard website with editor comment overlayed. by Whitney Web, from MintPress News, January 9, 2019 MINNEAPOLIS — Soon after the social media “purge” of independent media sites and pages this past October, a top neoconservative insider — Jamie Fly — was caught stating that the mass deletion of anti-establishment and anti-war pages on Facebook and Twitter[…]

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Mumia Abu-Jamal Wins Major Court Victory (Update)

by Jeff Mackler, from Socialist Action, January 2,  2019 On Dec. 27, Philadelphia Superior Court Judge Leon Tucker ruled in favor of Mumia Abu-Jamal, holding that the actions of former Pennsylvania Supreme Court Judge Ronald Castille had demonstrated a “lack of impartiality” and “the appearance of bias.” Tucker’s decision represents a major victory for Abu-Jamal, which opens the door to[…]

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Not So Happy New Years: Tears Flow from the War Hawks Over the Political Crisis of US imperialism

by Danny Haiphong, from Black Agenda Report, January 9, 2019 The US war machine can no longer provide its corporate masters the neo-colonial stability they need to reap long-term gain from the imperial order. “The political crisis of U.S. imperialism is becoming more difficult to manage.” The year of 2018 ended with a flurry of conflicts between factions of the[…]

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Yemen is a U.S. Target

Some fruits of the war project in Yemen. Insurgency in Yemen detailed Map according to recent published reports. (~Yemen Civil War Map)    Controlled by Revolutionary Committee    Controlled by Hadi-led government    Controlled by Southern Transitional Council    Controlled by Ansar al-Sharia/AQAP forces    Controlled by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL)    Controlled by forces[…]

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Call to Respect the Sovereignty of the People of Venezuela

Photo: Supporters of late Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez take part in a campaign rally Nov. 28, 2015, held by pro-government candidates for the upcoming parliamentary elections, in Caracas. Venezuela will hold parliamentary elections on Dec. 6. (Reuters) From In Defense of Humanity  December 21, 2018 The sixth presidential election in the contemporary history of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela took[…]

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About the Yellow Vest Revolt (Videos)

Editor’s Note: If you have yet to really see Les Gilets Jaunes (The Yellow Vests) protesting in Paris, these are some interesting videos by  Vincent Lapierre.  We should be paying attention in this country. Below I have embedded Acts 3 – 6.    I think it’s likely there will be more.  In these reports, we  see live action in the streets[…]

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“Alexa, Drop A Bomb”: Amazon Wants In On US Warfare

Above Photo: The acquisitive impulses of hundreds of millions could become the stuff of their imprisonment or death.JARED RODRIGUEZ / TRUTHOUT Amazon is seeking to build a global “brain” for the Pentagon called JEDI, a weapon of unprecedented surveillance and killing power, a profoundly aggressive weapon that should not be allowed to be created. Founded in 1994 as an online bookseller,[…]

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