On Eve of Trial Judge Limits Plowshares’ Seven Defense

The Plowshares 7 are a group of peace activists have been jailed since April 4, 2018 for civil resistance to the US Nuclear Weapons program.   They entered the Kings Bay Naval Submarine Base in Georgia  to protest U.S. nuclear weapons on April 4, 2018,  the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King’s assassination. Armed with hammers, crime scene tape and baby[…]

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U.S. Peace Council Statement on Turkish Incursion into Syria

from the Executive Committee of the U.S. Peace Council, October 14, 2019 The U.S. Peace Council strongly condemns the illegal incursion of the Turkish forces into Syria with the approval of the Trump Administration and in direct violation of the United Nation’s Charter and international law. Immediately after Turkish incursion, the US war establishment, Republican and Democrat alike, went on[…]

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Three Brigades of the Third-Biggest Arms Spender in the World Annihilated by the Offensive of the Poorest Arab Country in the World

by Federico Pieraccini, published on the American Herald Tribune, September 30, 2019 Many may have hitherto been led to believe that the Houthis were a ragtag armed force lacking in sophistication. Many, seeing the drone and missile attacks on Saudi oil plants, may have declared it to be a false-flag attack carried out by Riyadh to boost Aramco’s market value;[…]

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“Operation Brown Nose” U.S. Aids French Dirty Work in Africa

by Mark P. Fancher, Published on Black Agenda Report, September 18, 2019 The U.S. has gone extra miles to support French military efforts to protect uranium mining in Niger. “When U.S. economic or geo-political interests are in jeopardy in Africa, France is often regarded as the “go-to” country for a military solution.” Two years ago, four U.S. soldiers deployed in[…]

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Ajamu Baraka Receives 2019 US Peace Prize

We are pleased to announce that the 2019 US Peace Prize has been awarded to the Honorable Ajamu Baraka, “whose bold antiwar actions, writings, speeches, and leadership provide an inspiring voice against militarism.” Michael Knox, Chair of the Foundation, presented the award during a forum on September 23 in New York City.  In his remarks Knox said, “Thank you, Ajamu, for your outstanding domestic and international activism to end wars and militarism.  We applaud your long and distinguished record[…]

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Houthi Rebels are Saudi’s Problem

by John Kiriakou, Published on Consortium News, September 23, 2019 Iran has been in the headlines since Yemen’s Houthi rebels claimed responsibility for a drone attack on a Saudi Aramco refinery in Saudi Arabia’s Eastern Province over a week ago. This is not the first time the Houthis have used long-range missiles or drones to attack Saudi installations.  Indeed, it’s[…]

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As the War Winds Down, Syria Is in the Early Stages of Recovery

by Judith Bello, September 20, 2019 I was privileged to attend the Third International Trade Union Forum in Solidarity with Syrian Workers and People To Break the Economic Sanctions and in Rejection of Imperial Interventions and Terrorism  in Damascus, Syria last week.   The Conference was hosted by the Syrian General Federation of Trade Unions, and I went as a representative[…]

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Third International Trade Union Forum:Comments by Ajamu Baraka

by Ajamu Baraka, published on Black Agenda Report, September 11, 2019 There can be no workers’ rights without peace and social justice. “War and militarism are class issues.” Black Alliance for Peace national organizer and Black Agenda Report editor Ajamu Baraka delivered the following remarks to the International Trade Union Forum in Solidarity with Workers and People to Break the[…]

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Lula Tells the World He’s “Back in the Game” from Jail

“Lula is Brazil’s only Possible Factor of Stability” Meanwhile, fires rage in the Amazon and Brazilian President Bolsonaro has become a target of global indignation By Pepe Escobar, Global Research, August 28, 2019 Brazil has always been a land of superlatives. Yet nothing beats the current, perverse configuration: a world statesman lingers in jail while a clownish thug is in[…]

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