Nicaragua: Dynamics of an Interrupted Revolution

Image from Sandinismo in Nicaragua: Non-State centered alternatives? on Systemic Alternatives by Jeff Mackler, originally published on Socialist Action The unfolding events in Nicaragua over the past three months pose two critical questions for socialists and antiwar activists. Where do we stand on the critical issue of U.S. imperialist intervention and where do we stand with regard to the dynamics[…]

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Flotilla Passengers Released by Israel; Many Battered and Bruised; USS Liberty Survivor Held Days

by Ann Wright, originally posted on Consortium News, August 9, 2018 U.S. Navy Signalman Joe Meadors was standing watch on deck of the USS Liberty off the coast of Gaza on June 8, 1967 when a 90-minute aerial and sea attack by Israel against the ship killed 34 U.S. sailors and wounded 174 . Meadors watched as the Israeli military[…]

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Israeli ‘Nation State’ Legislation Parallels Nazi Nuremberg Laws

By Susan Abulhawa posted to Workers World,  July 25, 2018 Roughly 80 years after Nazi Germany enacted what became known as the Nuremberg Laws in September 1935, Israeli lawmakers in July codified a new Jewish supremacy law, which effectively mirrors the Nazi-era legislation of ethnoreligious stratification of German ­citizenry. Rights exclusive to Jewish citizens Dubbed the “nation state” law, its[…]

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On the Road for Peace (Part 1)

by Phil Wilayto,  June 29, 2018 See “My Peace Travels Around Europe”  Part 2: Civil Resistance at Ramstein,   Part 3: From Belgium: the Lands the Congolese Made Rich, Part 4: No to NATO; Yes to NHS It’s a beautiful evening here in Kaisaerslauten, a city of some 100,000 in southwestern Germany. There’s a light breeze blowing, gently nudging the thousands[…]

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Assange Should Not Be Persecuted For Publishing The Truth

Above: Free Assange protest at UK embassy in Washington, DC, June 19, 2018. by Margaret Flowers, originally from Popular Resistance Newsletter Activists gathered in Washington, DC on the International Day of Action in support of Julian Assange and Wikileaks on June 19, 2018, the 6th anniversary of him seeking asylum in the Ecuadorian embassy in London. The first rally was[…]

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Working People Have No Stakes In a Trade War

President Donald Trump, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund Christine Lagarde, and Germany Chancellor Angela Merkel at the G7 summit in Québec, on June 9.  (Photo: Yves Herman / Reuters) A joint statement by Socialist Action (U.S.) and Socialist Action/Ligue pour l’action socialiste in the Canadian state. The recent imposition of a 25% tariff on steel imports to the United States and[…]

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North Korea Issue is Not De-Nuclearization but De-Colonization

by Ajamu Baraka, originally published on Black Agenda Report, June 13, 2018 “The psychopathology of white supremacy invisibilizes the absurdity and illegitimacy of the United States being in a position to negotiate the fate of millions of Koreans.” The critics had already signaled their strategy for derailing any meaningful move toward normalizing relations between the United States and North Korea.[…]

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