Why Nonalignment Is an Urgent Imperative for the Global South

by Nontobeko Hlela, distributed by Globetrotter, May 2, 2022 South Africa and other countries that have abstained from voting against Russia at the United Nations General Assembly in response to the war in Ukraine face intense international criticism. In South Africa, the domestic criticism has been extraordinarily shrill, and often clearly racialized. It is frequently assumed that abstention means that[…]

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The Black Alliance for Peace Condemns the “America COMPETES Act”

Black Alliance for Peace Press Release February 7, 2022 — On Friday evening February 4th, the US House of Representatives passed the “America COMPETES Act of 2022 (H.R. 4521).” The stated intent of the legislation is to strengthen “America’s national and economic security and the financial security of families, and advance our leadership in the world.” While this claim, found in[…]

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Afghanistan Collapse: an Epic Failure of U.S. Aggression

by Sara Flounders, published on Workers World, August 18, 2021 Wrenching images at the Kabul airport grip the world as U.S. officials had soldiers cast off  those who had cooperated with US occupation like excess baggage. The painful corporate media coverage diverts attention from Washington’s strategists who launched the criminal war for conquest and the politicians who authorized 20 years[…]

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Increasing Pressure On China: The Pacific is Crowded with Military Ships and War Planes

by Ann Wright, published on Popular Resistance, June 28, 2021 This is quite terrifying.  The United States wants a “free and open” Indo-Pacific sea where they call the shots and make the rules.  What would they think if China wanted a “free and open” Atlantic Ocean, Mediterranean sea or Gulf of Mexico where they call the shots.  Meanwhile these War[…]

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Thailand Protests Are Anti-Chinese, Not “Pro-Democracy”

by Tony Cartalucci, published on New Eastern Outlook, September 29, 2020 Thailand has tilted too close to Beijing for Washington’s liking and as a response, has scheduled Thailand for destabilization and if possible, regime change. Thailand Tilting “Too Close” To China China is Thailand’s largest and most important trading partner, its largest foreign direct investor, and its largest source of[…]

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Korea After Liberation From Japan

by H.K.  Suh, Washington D.C. Today marks the 75th anniversary of Korea’s liberation from the Japanese colonial rule, yet it was not true independence as Korea was denied independent, self-government (as promised by the Allies during the wartime summits, and suggested on the US postage stamp shown below), but rather was suddenly divided arbitrarily in half without Koreans’ knowledge. As[…]

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Call for Just Peace and an End to Wars of Aggression and Military Sexual Violence Against Women

Statement by The International League of People’s Struggle (ILPS) On August 14, 2020, the world commemorates the end of World War II in 1945. During the Great Depression, an acute global crisis of capital, conflict in the Eastern hemisphere was stirred up when imperial Japan invaded Manchuria in 1931. It had already been occupying Korea. In the Western hemisphere, the[…]

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