Peace Should Be Integral to the Women’s March

In Upstate NY, Women hold up signs for love and peace.   by Rick Sterling and Cindy Sheehan, published on Counterpunch.org There is one thing missing from  the upcoming Women’s March publicity and philosophy: the urgent need for Peace not War! The March will speak out against hate, discrimination and exploitation. That’s good. The March will also speak out strongly in[…]

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Letter from Charlottesville to Ukraine

by David Swanson, first published on DavidSwanson.org, Jan 15, 2018 Nazi rallies in the news in recent years have most prominently been held here in Charlottesville, Virginia, USA, and in Ukraine. I want to send thoughts of solidarity to those in Ukraine resisting fascism. And I want to let you know that some of us are urging our government in[…]

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The FBI Hand Behind Russia-gate

Russia-gate has been the hook on which a massive campaign of censorship has been hung along side international sanctions and threats against Russia, and the effort to delegitimize a US election and unseat a sitting President on a false basis when the truth would suffice.  Whether we like Trump or not, corruption in the Democratic Party and the FBI have[…]

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POWIR In Solidarity with Ahed Tamimi

“My daughter is just 16 years old. In another world, in your world, her life would look completely different. In our world, Ahed is a representative of a new generation of our people, of young freedom fighters. This generation has to wage its struggle on two fronts. On the one hand, they have the duty, of course, to keep on[…]

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Perspective on the Iranian Protests

Mass demonstration in Iran’s provincial cities made international news as 2017 ended and elicited tweets from the U.S. president warning Iran’s government not to suppress the protesters. To help orient the progressive and anti-war movement in the United States, Workers World managing editor John Catalinotto spoke with Sara Flounders, co-coordinator of the International Action Center and organizer of the Stop[…]

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Protests and Riots in Iran: An Iranian Perspective

by Faramak Zahraei, first published on The World Shia Forum Much raucous was raised by U.S. ambassador to U.N., Nikki Haley (Tuesday January 3rd, 2018) as she called for emergency Security Council meeting over riots in Iran. U.S. President Trump had earlier and prior to the riots warned Iranian leaders, in particular Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution, under guise[…]

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Lamenting Venezuela’s ‘Humanitarian Crisis’ While Blocking Its Resolution

The responsibility of the U.S. citizenry and its press alike should be to oppose interference by our government. by Roger Harris, originally published in TeleSUR, 1/2/18 A New York Times headline screams “As Venezuela collapses, children are dying of hunger.” Lurid pictures show dead infants. A companion “article of the day teaching activities,” asks: “Why do some young children choose[…]

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GMOs, Global Agribusiness And The Destruction of Choice

by Colin Todhunter, originally published on CounterCurrents Blog One of the myths perpetuated by the pro-GMO (genetically modified organisms) lobby is that critics of GMOs in agriculture are denying choice to farmers and have an ideological agenda. The narrative is that farmers should have access to a range of tools and technologies, including GM crops. Before addressing this issue, we[…]

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