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The Burden Western Liberals Impose Only on Palestinians

by Joseph Massad, published on Electronic Intifada, November 9, 2022 Since the beginning of Zionist Jewish colonization of their country in the 1880s, Palestinians have faced demands that they carry a double burden: to fight off the Jewish racist colonists while having to defend their colonizers against anti-Jewish European Christian racism. No other colonized people has been forced to carry[…]

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Italians Protest Against Arms Shipment to Ukraine

from TeleSUR English, November 7, 2022 Protesters held banners, placards, and rainbow flags, demanding diplomatic efforts to solve the crisis in Ukraine. Tens of thousands of Italians gathered in Rome yesterday to protest against PM Giorgia Meloni’s decision to send weapons to Ukraine. Italians are fed up with Italian Prime Ministers kowtowing to Brussels and NATO. Take a look: pic.twitter.com/cCfhebO6Bs[…]

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The Other Side of the Berlin Wall

by William Blum, published on Consortium News, November 9, 2022          Original publication date July 28, 2011 Why was the Berlin Wall built?  The Berlin Wall became the iconic symbol of the Cold War, supposedly proving the superiority of capitalism over communism. However, there is another, little understood side to the story regarding why the wall was erected a half century[…]

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Workers in France Conduct One-Day General Strike

by Otis Grotewhol, published on Workers World, October 28, 2022 If they can do it, why can’t we?   [jb] Protesters clashed with the police in numerous cities, as 300,000 workers participated in a partial general strike in France Oct. 18 and courageously took to the streets throughout the country. Most of the striking workers were from the transportation, education and[…]

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Scholz’s China Trip Raises Hackles

by M. K. Bhadrakumar, published on Indian Punchline, November 5, 2022 German diplomacy presented a riveting sight of “counterpoint” with Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock hosting her G7 partners in Münster on November 3-4 even as Chancellor Olaf Sholz was emplaning from Berlin on a one-day visit to Beijing. The photo-op showed the US Secretary of State Antony Blinken flanking Baerbock[…]

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US Imperialism’s Trillion-Dollar Fossil Fuel Gambit

by Jeff Mackler, published on Socialist Action, October 21, 2022 The US-engineered sabotage of Russia’s Nord Stream 1 and 2 pipelines, as we shall see, aimed at guaranteeing the success of the US trillion dollar Ukraine fossil fuel war gambit to permanently substitute US-fracked Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) for Russia’s significantly less expensive fossil fuels. The US sabotage instantly eliminated[…]

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Ukraine: Wage a Class War Against Imperialist War

by John Catalinotto, published on Workers World, October 18, 2022 The latest U.S.-NATO-Kiev aggressions in the Ukraine war theater — bombing the bridge to Crimea and the Nord Stream 1 and 2 pipelines — have escalated the fighting, threatening a continental or even a worldwide conflagration. The world’s richest bosses, bankers and billionaires, and their agents in Washington, London, Berlin[…]

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Workers InFrance Stage Nationwide Strike For Higher Wages and 130,000 People March In Paris

by the Countercurrents Collective, published on Countercurrents, October 19, 2022 The Europeans are struggling with the insane response of the EU leadership to the Ukraine War, eagerly sacrificing their welfare to a proxy war in support of U.S. aggression and a deadly proxy war.  [jb] French workers took part in a nationwide strike Tuesday to demand higher wages to keep[…]

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NATO Set To Kick Off Nuclear War Games on Monday

by Kyle Anzalone posted on Antiwar.com, October 14, 2022 The ‘Monday’ in the title was October 17, and these ‘games’ are ongoing. [jb] Alliance head Jens Stoltenberg says canceling the games would send the “wrong signal“. The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is set to begin its annual military drills in preparation for nuclear war. American B-52 bombers will be joined[…]

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Nord Stream Sabotage − ‘Cui Bono’? /Who Benefits?

by Sara Flounders, published on Workers World, October 4, 2022 Underwater explosions Sept. 26 severely damaged the Nord Stream 1 and 2 gas pipelines from Russia to Germany. World leaders, technical experts and engineers are nearly unanimous that the pipelines were attacked by a planned powerful underwater explosion of a highly complex nature. Such industrial sabotage will impact millions of[…]

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