While Eyes Were Watching Ukraine… Africa Was Ablaze

by Maj. Danny Sjursen, published on Antiwar.com, February 3, 2022 Let’s be honest: Americans don’t care about Africa – by and large, at least. Despite the lies we tell ourselves – and the raging debates we have – about PC-culture, critical race theory, and so on, this remains a salient fact. Sure, the delusion is soothing. It tends to bring[…]

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International Tribunal finds U.S. Guilty of Crimes Against Humanity

published on Workers World, November 1, 2021 The International Tribunal on Human Rights Abuses Against Black, Brown and Indigenous Peoples was held Oct. 23-25 at The Malcolm X and Dr. Betty Shabazz Memorial and Educational Center in Washington Heights, New York City, aka Turtle Island, Lenape land. The main theme of the Tribunal was “We Still Charge Genocide” in recognition[…]

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The United States Is Doubling Down On Deadly Sanctions

Produced by Sanctions Kill and Popular Resistance, published on Popular Resistance, October 21, 2021 New Treasury Report Ordered by President Biden Shows US is Intensifying its Economic Warfare Despite the COVID-19 Pandemic. Washington, DC – The 2021 Sanctions Review Report released by the United States Department of the Treasury on October 18 is an ominous warning. This unsigned report should[…]

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UN Human Rights Council Action Silences Yemeni Human Rights Victims

by Kathy Kelly, published on The Progressive,  October 13, 2021 Monday, October 11, marked the official closure of the U.N. Group of Eminent Experts on Yemen (also known as the Group of Experts or GEE). For nearly four years, this investigative group examined alleged human rights abuses suffered by Yemenis whose basic rights to food, shelter, safety, health care and[…]

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Israel’s Highest Court Offers ‘Compromise’ to Palestinian Families Facing Expulsion in Sheikh Jarrah

from the News Desk at The Cradle Middle Eastern News, October 5, 2021 The people of Silwan are loosing their homes due to The Absentee Property Law, an Israeli court decision to allow the government to confiscate all properties owned by absentee Arab landlords.  This includes the majority of the Arab homes in Jerusalem where the original owner was likely[…]

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Why the U.S. Still Suffers from COVID

by Margaret Kimberley, published on Black Agenda Report, September 1, 2021 Donald Trump was the convenient scapegoat for the first year of the Covid-19 crisis. Austerity, low wage work, housing insecurity, and the profit driven health care system were problematic issues before anyone heard the word Covid-19 or indeed before Trump’s presidency. Every failing of the United States already in[…]

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What Is Wrong with the “Humanitarian Crossing” into Syria?

by Rick Sterling, published on Global Research, July 8, 2021 The U.S. is hellbent on keeping their crossing into Idlib open.   Tony Blinken warned the Russians a week ago week if they use their veto in the Security Council, the U.S. will end Biden’s initiative to open a dialog with them.  What a surprise. U.S. dialogue ends at the first[…]

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Norman Finkelstein: Truth and Justice are the Ultimate Test, not International NGOs

By Ann Garrison, published on Black Agenda Report, June 2, 2021 Even Human Rights Watch says Israel is committing crimes against humanity in the West Bank, East Jerusalem, and in Gaza, and the idea of a Jewish state in the context of Palestine is not legitimate. “Do concentration camp guards have a right to self-defense?” Scholar Norman Finkelstein, author of “The[…]

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Israel Palestine Coverage Presents False Equivalency Between Occupied and Occupier

by Greg Shupak, published on Black Agenda Report, May 19, 2021 “As an occupying power, Israel does not have a legal right to claim self-defense against the people it occupies.” Media coverage of heightened violence in Israel/Palestine has misrepresented events in the Israeli government’s favor by suggesting that Israel is acting defensively, presenting a false equivalency between occupier and occupied,[…]

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Humanitarian Imperialism

by Alan MacLeod, published on Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting, March 3, 2021 Aversion to military intervention has been the default position of the left for at least half a century—certainly since the huge protests against the Vietnam War. Washington planners lamented the development of the so-called “Vietnam Syndrome”—a widespread progressive hostility towards US interventions (invasions, bombings, coups or economic[…]

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