Stop the Wars at Home and Abroad!

The Distortion of Campus Protests Over Gaza

How the Right Has Weaponized Antisemitism to Distract from Israel’s War by Helen Benedict, published on Tom Dispatch, May 2, 2024 Helicopters have been throbbing overhead for days now. Nights, too. Police are swarming the streets of Broadway, many in riot gear. Police vans, some as big as a city bus, are lined up along side streets and Broadway. Outside[…]

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Student Mobilizations Against Israel Genocide Spread

by Barry Shepard, published on Socialist Action, April 24, 2024 Ever since Israel’s war on Palestinians and increasing destruction of infrastructure and mass killings of the population in Gaza, protests have developed on campuses. The response of supporters of Israel’s war have charged that campus pro-Palestinian demonstrations are anti-Semitic. As the killings and destruction have intensified, so to have many[…]

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U.S. Student Encampments Demand: Divest From Israeli Apartheid!

by Monica Moorehead, published on Workers World, April 23, 2024 April 22 – The global struggle in solidarity with the Palestinians against the horrific U.S./Israeli genocide since October 7 has become a major focus on U.S. college campuses. Prestigious Columbia University, located in Harlem, New York, has become ground zero in the campaign to divest funds supporting the apartheid Israeli[…]

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The Last Flurry: The US Congress and Australian Parliamentarians Seek Assange’s Release

by Dr. Binoy Kampmark, published on Countercurrents, January 19, 2024 On February 20, Julian Assange, the daredevil publisher of WikiLeaks, will be going into battle, yet again, with the British justice system – or what counts for it. The UK High Court will hear arguments from his team that his extradition to the United States from Britain to face 18[…]

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Charges Dropped on the Tampa 5, Students for a Democratic Society Protesters Walk Free

Statement, published on Fightback News, December 5, 2023 Fight Back New Service is circulating the following statement from the Emergency Committee to Defend the Tampa 5. The Tampa 5 are proud to announce a great victory: their misdemeanor and felony charges will be dropped! This victory was made possible by months of mobilizations of people across the state of Florida,[…]

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Salute Students Who Fight Genocide

Editorial from Workers World, November 23, 2023 The mass revulsion at Israeli terror in Gaza has unleashed a conflict on U.S. college campuses, where student activists confront not only pro-Israel students, but also college administrations and wealthy donor alumni who have targeted student groups that oppose Israel’s genocidal attack. Confrontations have disrupted many campuses, including at public colleges, where nearly[…]

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Movement Growing Worldwide to Demand a Ceasefire Now!

Statement from Chicago Antiwar Coalition (CAWC), November 13, 2023 As of November 13, the number of people killed in Gaza since the beginning of the Zionist regime’s devastating genocidal campaign on October 7 is 11,078 people, including 4,506 children and 3,027 women. A child is killed on average every 10 minutes in the Gaza Strip, the Director-General World Health Organization[…]

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All Out For Assange! Emergency Actions If He Is Extradited

By Assange Frontline Defense, Popular Resistance. Emergency Actions to Support Julian Assange if he is Extradited to the United States As Julian Assange’s options to appeal the decision to extradite him to the United States are being exhausted, he could be extradited as early as the beginning of October. We must be prepared to support him and fight for his[…]

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McCarthyism Is Back: Together We Can Stop It

Organizational and individual members of UNAC have been targeted, slandered and harassed over the last year, in the press, and by the government.  There are a number of individuals who consider themselves advocates of peace and justice, even leftists, though they measure righteousness by it’s alignment with United States government policy.  They use antiquated terminology and name calling to undermine[…]

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Chicago Rally Demands Drop the Charges on The Tampa 5 and Free All Political Prisoners

by Liz Rathburn, published Fightback News!, July 1, 2023 Chicago IL – On Saturday, July 1, more than 70 students and activists gathered in downtown Chicago. They joined the nationwide campaign by Students for a Democratic Society and the National Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression demanding that the charges on the Tampa 5 be dropped. The Tampa 5 are[…]

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