Stealing Mineral Wealth for Corporate Interests

by Jeremy Kuzmarov, published on Covert Action Magazine, December 2, 2020 A new book reveals how U.S. Presidents of both parties unleashed the CIA in the Congo to do the dirty work of greedy corporations, causing misery, mutilations and massacres of such magnitude they dwarfed even the wildest accounts depicted in Joseph Conrad’s Heart of Darkness. ~Covert Action Magazine On[…]

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Why I am a Comunist: In Memory of André Vltchek

A few days ago, André Vltchek, activist, filmmaker, writer, constant traveler and critic of western imperialism, died in his sleep in a rented car traveling in Turkey.  He will be missed.  Often his words and ideas can seem a little to radical even for activists in the political ‘west’.   Even so, his passionate anti-imperialism is  especially important for us.[…]

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In Defense of Mother Earth: What is Happening in Wet’suwet’en?

by Alison Bodine, published in Fire This Time Newsletter Volume 14, Issue #2, February 2020 In the dark early morning on February 6, 2020, the RCMP violently raided Wet’suwet’en territory in Northern British Columbia, Canada. “They’re invading our people again, starting in the wee hours of the morning, arresting people who have been providing food and medical supplies to our[…]

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Austerity and Militarism

In the U.S. They are Never Called Human Rights Violations, but They Both Kill by Ajamu Baraka, June 19, 2019 Trump’s 2020 budget proposal reflects another significant increase in military spending along with corresponding cuts in spending by Federal agencies tasked with the responsibility for providing critical services and income support policies for working class and poor people. Trump’s call[…]

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SF Labor Council says ‘No’ to U.S. intervention in Venezuela

Photo: Protesters on Wall Street, February 23, in support of Venezuelan sovereignty. Published on Workers World, February 22, 2019 The following resolution was adopted by the Delegates Meeting of the San Francisco Labor Council (AFL-CIO) on Feb. 11, 2019. Whereas, Trump administration officials have openly declared their intention to overthrow the democratically elected government of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro; and[…]

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The Long, Brutal U.S. War on Children in the Middle East

Photo:  Yemen’s starving mothers — Ahmed Rashid Mokbel, a severely malnourished 7-month-old Yemeni boy, is given formula by his mother at the Al-Sadaqa Hospital in Aden, Yemen, in this Feb. 13, 2018. The boy weighed only 3.3 kg (7 pounds). The Al-Sadaqa Hospital treats malnourishment cases from across southern Yemen _ those that are lucky enough to get there. ~[…]

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Ten Corporate Giants Helping Israel Massacre Gaza Protesters

Photo: Palestinian protesters wave their national flags in front of the Israeli solders next to the fence of Gaza’s border with Israel, east of Beit Lahiya, Gaza Strip, Wednesday, April 4, 2018. A leading Israel human rights group urged Israeli forces in a rare step Wednesday to disobey open-fire orders unless Gaza protesters pose an imminent threat to soldiers’ lives.[…]

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Trump Protects Al Qaeda, “The Resistance” Applauds, Cursing “Russians”

The “Russians” had to be reinstalled as the “enemy” after Obama made his alliance with Islamist jihad. Trump has now signed on as Protector of the Idlib Caliphate. by Glen Ford, originally published on Black Agenda Report, September 6, 2018 “The so-called ‘resistance is the world’s phoniest ‘left.’” The Trump administration, just like the Obama regime, is willing to start[…]

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India Mortgaged? Forced-Fed Illness and the Neoliberal Food Regime

US retail giant Walmart bought 77 per cent stake in Indian online website Flipkart in a $16 billion deal. India does not allow retail monoplies like Walmart to enter Indian market. Walmart’s acquisition of Flikart is seen as a back door entry which may put thousands of small vendors out of business. ~by Angela Ferrao an independent editorial cartoonist. by[…]

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