Stop the Wars at Home and Abroad!

Tennessee Goddam

Editorial, published on Workers World, April 10, 2023 Bulletin: The Nashville Metropolitan Council voted to have Rep. Justin Jones reinstated to the Tennessee House of Representatives. The Shelby County Commissioners will vote on whether to reinstate Rep. Justin Pearson. Alabama’s gotten me so upset Tennessee made me lose my rest And everybody knows about Mississippi Goddam (Mississippi Goddam, Nina Simone,1964)[…]

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Trump Derangement Syndrome Returns

by Margaret Kimberley, published on Black Agenda Report, April 5, 2023 If democrats were smart, Donald Trump would be a disgraced former president, forgotten by all but his most ardent admirers. But they aren’t smart and they may have given him a political resurrection. Donald Trump is back in the news. He is facing a 34-count indictment for paying people[…]

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Why Zelensky Will NOT Take Back Crimea

by Rick Sterling, published on the LA Progressive, April 4, 2023 Seventeen months ago the US State Department officially declared the US will “NEVER” recognize Crimea as part of Russia. Three months ago Ukrainian President Zelensky vowed to “take back” Crimea. Is this possible? In June 2016 I visited Crimea with a delegation from the Center for Citizen Initiatives (CCI).[…]

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Mass French Strikes and Mobilizations Challenge Macron’s Pension Reform

By Jeff Mackler, published on Socialist Action, March 31, 2023 What the corporate media ban from their coverage of the unfolding and ever massive French protests against President Emmanuel Macron’s decision to add two years to the French retirement age, from 62 to 64, is the origin of the pension plan itself, perhaps the best in the world. This magnificent[…]

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Ukraine: U.S. Out Now! Our Antiwar Credo

Statement from Socialist Action, March 24, 2023 Maidan’s rooftop fascist snipers Today’s unfolding Ukraine tragedy began in February 2014 when rooftop fascist snipers opened fire on Maidan protestors originally assembled to resist the Victor Yanukovych government’s austerity measures. The fascists murdered 100 in cold blood, including some of their own for good measure. Yanukovych, the elected president, was instantly blamed[…]

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Protest at the White House, March 18, Against US Proxy War In Ukraine

by John V. Walsh, published on Counterpunch, March 15, 2023 This protest did occur with about 2,500 people in attendance.  We rallied across the street from the White House in Lafayette Park, with numerous speakers, then marched through the streets of DC to the Washington Post offices, an then to a church where there was an indoor rally, or “teach-in”[…]

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General National Strike March 16 in Greece

International PAME, Rail Issues, Solidarity, published on  Labor Today, March 13, 2023 The victims of capitalism raise their voices in Greece.  They are our victims and also a reflection of where we are headed unless we embrace major changes.  It is time for the people to stand up and demand a change of direction.  [jb] New Huge Demonstrations yesterday– Escalation[…]

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Cuba’s New Family Code, a Democratic Process Leads to a Law of Love

by Lyn Neeley, published on Workers World, January 20, 2023 Members of the 51st Venceremos Brigade were invited to an open-air meeting to learn about the passage of Cuba’s new Family Code — the most inclusive, progressive and revolutionary law in Latin America and, indeed, the world, because of who it protects. University professors and speakers from CENESEX (Centro Nacional[…]

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Latin America and Caribbean, Year 2022 in Review – Challenges for a Pink Tide Surging Over a Volatile US Hegemony

by Roger D. Harris, published on NicaNotes, January 12, 2023 2023 marks the 200th anniversary of the Monroe Doctrine. This imperial fiat arrogates to the US the unilateral authority to intervene in the affairs of sovereign states in the Western Hemisphere and to exclude any other power from meddling in what is viewed as Washington’s backyard. Two centuries later, the[…]

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For African/Black Working Class and Colonized Peoples, Midterm Elections in the U.S. Offer No Relief from War Repression and Capitalist Misery

by Ajamu Baraka, published on Black Agenda Report, November 9, 2022 The 50-year old neo-liberal agenda explains why political choices in this country provide little change that benefits the masses of people. The recent midterm election results will not bring about an improvement in the lives of the Black working class. The agenda was set with the Lewis Powell Memorandum[…]

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