Imperialism in the Name of ‘Water Preservation’

by Jason Cohen, published on Workers World, April 22, 2021 Vice President Kamala Harris, while appearing with California Gov. Gavin Newsom, made a stunning remark that illuminated the perilous future ahead due to climate change. Discussing the need for policies to bolster the crumbling infrastructure that is needed to provide adequate water supply nationwide, Harris said: “For years there were[…]

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European Union Screams at Eritrea

by Ann Garrison, published on Black Agenda Report, March 24, 2021 The US bid for sanctions against Eritrea was rebuked by the UN Security Council, so the imperial bloc had to settle for European sanctions against the fiercely independent African government. “The peace between Eritrea and Ethiopia, moving forward, is now unbreakable.” The European Union (EU) came out “screaming on[…]

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On 10th Anniversary of the U.S.-NATO Attack on Libya: Powerful Perpetrators Have Yet To Face Justice

by Jeremy Kuzmarov, published on Covert Action Magazine, March 19, 2021 On this day ten years ago, the Obama administration launched air strikes over Libya under the banner of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), which culminated in the killing of Libya’s long-time ruler Muammar Qaddafi on October 21, 2011. The bombing was presented to the public as a moral[…]

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Biden Administration Must Abide by Terms of Peace Agreement

Black Alliance for Peace Solidarity Network Demands NATO Support Peace Process in Afghanistan and Withdraw Its Forces Statement, Black Alliance for Peace, March 11, 2021 MARCH 11, 2021—The Black Alliance for Peace (BAP) Solidarity Network, made up of allied organizations and individuals, demands the North Atlantic Treaty Organization end its imperialist endeavor in Afghanistan and calls on the United States[…]

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Joe Biden’s US Foreign Policy: Return to the Old Normal?

by Roger Harris, published on Counterpunch, February 26, 2021 US President Biden bellicosely proclaimed, “American is back,” in his major foreign policy priorities speech at the Munich Security Conference on February 19. Repeated twice for effect, Biden signaled the end of the Trump interregnum. No more assuring words could have been uttered for George W. Bush’s former Defense Secretary Colin[…]

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On U.S. “Adversaries”

by Gary Leupp, published on CounterPunch, January 20, 2021 The United States more or less officially regards a handful of countries as “adversaries”: Russia, China, Iran, North Korea, Syria, and Venezuela. There is not an official list approved by Congress, but the term is applied by politicians and journalists routinely to these countries. The reasons for their enmity are rarely[…]

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What the New York Times Left Out of the Picture on Venezuela

by Michelle Ellner, published on CodePink ‘Pink Tank’ Blog, January, 2021 On December 8th, The New York Times published its celebrated “Year in Pictures” article.  It showed two pictures from Venezuela, one displaying confrontation and the other despair, thus making it seem as if the country is living some kind of dystopian nightmare. As a Venezuelan-American and a photographer, I[…]

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Like a Rocket in the Garden: The Unending War in Afghanistan

by Kathy Kelly, published on Voices for Creative Nonviolence, November 24, 2020 Late last week, I learned from young Afghan Peace Volunteer friends in Kabul that an insurgent group firing rockets into the city center hit the home of one volunteer’s relatives. Everyone inside was killed. Today, word arrived of two bomb blasts in the marketplace city of Bamiyan, in[…]

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