Empire and the Palestine Carnage: Immediate Actions

by Dan Freeman-Maloy, published on Mondoweiss, May 23, 2021 The racial-justice pretenses of empire have been burned alongside bodies in Gaza. These are days of horror and grief – but also, and necessarily, of anti-racist rage. Anti-fascists and anti-racists have thus far been unable to block the murderers from killing and bring them to justice. This is a wrenching fact,[…]

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Palestine is a Mirror Into the Contemporary World Struggle Against Imperialism and its Contradictions

by Danny Haiphong, published on Black Agenda Report, May 27, 2021 One cannot logically support the liberation of Palestine while simultaneously advocating regime change in Syria and Venezuela and obscene funding for the US military. “Palestinians deserve full solidarity in their ongoing struggle to liberate themselves and their land.” Unity among the people of colonized Palestine has engendered a violent[…]

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World Police: Washington Seeks to Imprison Foreign Businesspeople for Violating Illegal US Sanctions

by Stansfiield Smith, published on The Grayzone, April 27, 2021 In violation of international law, the US is seeking to extradite and imprison foreign business people for circumventing its unilateral sanctions. Washington’s targets include Venezuelan national Alex Saab, North Korean Mun Chol Myong, and Chinese Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou. (Aquí se puede leer este artículo en español.) The United States[…]

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How Syria Divided Palestine Solidarity

Nora Barrows-Friedman and Asa Winstanley interview Rania Khalek for Electronic Intifada Podcast, April 23,2021 This is a very important topic that people are more likely to argue about than discuss, although the hard line has somewhat softened recently.   It is especially important because the propaganda and lies are once again being ramped up in the press. Rania Khalek, an Arab[…]

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Cuba and the Historic Generation that the U.S. Could Not Kill

By Alejandra Garcia, published on Resumen English, April 20, 2021 This Monday, Cuba closed the doors of its most important political event of 2021: the eighth Congress of the Communist Party (PCC). Following four days of sessions, 60 years after the failure of the US invasion of the island, the historic generation of the Revolution took the podium to announce[…]

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The US Can’t Control the World

by Margaret Kimberley, published on Black Agenda Report, April 7, 2021 Slow-witted Joe Biden appears to think that we’re still in the age of the sole superpower, when in fact that era has come and gone. “China’s Belt and Road Initiative involves countries on every continent and provides opportunity where the western nations offer only debt and subjugation.” As this columnist[…]

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Ukrainian President Zelensky calls on NATO as Russian Press Warns of War

by Clara Weiss, published on World Socialist Website, April 6, 2021 Seems like there is a dangerous situation brewing here.  NATO -under U.S. leadership- is encouraging, and maybe even planning to openly participate in a new war on Russia’s border, possibly on Russia (Crimea is now Russian Territory).  Talk about playing brinkmanship:This is insanity.  [JB] On Tuesday, Ukrainian President Volodymyr[…]

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A Cold War Re-Education in 8 Minutes

by David Swanson, published on Let’s Try Democracy, March 21, 2021        from Remarks by David Swanson at the Cold War Truth Commission The Cold War didn’t have a hard and fast beginning that transformed the world or that turned heroic anti-Nazi Soviets into Satanic Commies on a particular afternoon. The rise of Nazism had been facilitated in part by[…]

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Reject the Innocence and Siege Politics of the United States

by Danny Haiphong, published on Black Agenda Report, March 31, 2021 The U.S. was founded in the belief that Black and indigenous people were a threat to the existence of a “democratic” and “liberty”-loving colonial and capitalist society. “Any force that dares to stand up to the U.S.’s bullying is subject to villainization.” The GOP, what Black Agenda Report calls[…]

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Imperialism and Poverty

by Justin Podur, published on CounterPunch, March 16, 2011 I published the first half of this article here, because it so clearly explains the devastating effect of ‘modernization’ on colonized populations throughout the last couple of centuries.  It is important to remember this when we look at the current wars intended to force developing nations to develop in the righteous[…]

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