“It’s Now or Never”: Bolivian Elite Destroying the Country

by Edu Montesante, published in TeleSUR English, November 7, 2019 To the Bolivian upper classes, President Evo Morales has to resign even if forced by extreme violence, or through a civil war. “It’s now or never!“, said a family in Santa Cruz de la Sierra, gathered close to Christ the Redeemer statue where thousands of demonstrators and road blockers stay[…]

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End Sanctions — Act of War — on Zimbabwe

By Stephanie Hedgecoke published on Workers World, November 2, 2019 October 25 was declared “A Day of Action”  by the South African Development Community to end the economic sanctions on Zimbabwe.  SADC is comprised of 16 countries in the Southern African region. These sanctions — an act of war imposed by the U.S. and other Western imperialist countries 20 years[…]

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Ecuador: Moreno’s Government Sacrifices The Poor To Satisfy The IMF

By Wilma Salgado, Council on Hemispheric Affairs. October 13, 2019 Ecuador’s President Lenin Moreno has been cutting government spending since signing an Extended Fund Facility (EFF) agreement with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in February of this year. This policy has benefited multinational corporations, the banks, and in general, powerful economic groups at the expense of the middle and working classes,[…]

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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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