Self Determination for Kashmir

By Ruwan Munasinghe, published in Socialist Action, August 8, 2019 Late on Sunday, Aug. 4, with hardly a notice, India moved tens of thousands of troops into what is already the most militarized region on the planet. In Indian-administered Kashmir, politicians, especially opposition leaders (but even some loyal to India), were placed under house arrest. Internet and landline service have been[…]

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The US Has Been Destroying Ilhan Omar’s ‘Home’ Country for Decades

by Ed Sykes, from Information Clearing House, originally published on The Canary, July 10, 2019 Donald Trump has been attacking progressive congresswoman Ilhan Omar for months. But his rhetoric stepped up this week when he told her – a refugee and the first Somali-American member of congress – to “go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested”[…]

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A Brief History of U.S. Concentration Camps

by Brett Wilkins, published on Black Agenda Report, June 26, 2019 concentration camp (noun): a place in which large numbers of people, especially political prisoners or members of persecuted minorities, are deliberately imprisoned in a relatively small area with inadequate facilities, sometimes to provide forced labor or to await mass execution. – Oxford English Dictionary Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) has ignited a[…]

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Disrupting Elliott Abrams on Venezuela

ELX02 WASHINGTON (USA), 25/04 / 2019.- An activist from the pacifist and leftist group “Codepink” interrupts the US special envoy  for Venezuela, Elliott Abrams, during his speech at the panel “Venezuela after Maduro: A vision for the future of the country” held Thursday at the Atlantic Council in Washington (USA). EFE / Erik S. Lesser by Pat Elder, from CodePink,[…]

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Why the Black Alliance for Peace Opposes U.S. Intervention in Venezuela

Hands Off Venezuela Protest, London, January 28, 2019 The following statement was released on Jan. 25 by the Black Alliance for Peace and published on Workers World. We, the members of the Black Alliance for Peace, uphold our political stance in the face of aggressions waged by the United States. Two of BAP’s core principles are an unwavering commitment to[…]

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Dakota Men, Women and Youth Ride to Honor Executed Warriors and For Healing

Photo: Some participants in the Dakota 38 + 2 Wokiksuye Sunk Akan Yankapi — the Dakota Prayer Ride and Water Walk — ride into Mankato, Minn., near the end of their 17-day journey from South Dakota. ~Mankato Free Press By Stephanie Tromblay posted on Workers World, January 15, 2019 Dakota men, women and youth rode into Mankato, Minn., on horseback[…]

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International Tribunal to expose U.S. colonial crimes in Puerto Rico

By Berta Joubert-Ceci , from International Action Center (IAC) website, July 24, 2018 This year marks the 120th anniversary of the U.S. invasion and occupation of Puerto Rico during the Spanish-U.S. war, which ended with the U.S. capturing Puerto Rico, Cuba, the Philippines and Guam. July 25, 1898, was the day when U.S. ships, commanded by General Nelson A. Miles[…]

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Canadian Indians Reject Oil Pipeline Project

Image: First chiefs conference, 1969. Image courtesy of UBCIC. Union of BC Indian Chiefs Condemns Canada’s “Ill-fated” Buy-out of Kinder Morgan Project from Fire This Time, August 2018 Today, as Canada takes possession of the controversial and ill-fated Kinder Morgan pipeline and tanker project, Indigenous leaders renew vows to enact their rights as proper title holders by protecting their territories[…]

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