Beyond NATO: Time To Break The Silence, End NATO’s Militarism

Above Photo: Source No2NATO2019.org By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance. January 20, 2019 Fifty-two years ago on April 4, 1967, at Riverside Church, Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.,  gave his most important speech ever, “Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break Silence.” King’s conscience drove him to take the unpopular position of publicly criticizing the Vietnam War and putting it[…]

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Bases, Bases, Everywhere … Except in the Pentagon’s Report

Map:  If this surprises, please understand that it is a significant underestimate.   At least in Africa, major US bases have been constructed since then, along with up to a dozen smaller U.S. outposts in Syria.  Politico Magazine, July/August 2015. by Nick Turse, from TomDispatch, January 8, 2019 The U.S. military is finally withdrawing (or not) from its base at al-Tanf.[…]

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Trump’s Syria Exit Provokes Washington Panic

by Jeff Mackler, from Socialist Action, January 8, 2019 President Trump’s unexpected Dec. 19 Twitter announcement ordering a 30-day timetable for the withdrawal of the 2000 U.S. troops in Syria and 7000 of the 14,000 U.S. troops in Afghanistan provoked a bipartisan panic in Washington. Defense Secretary “Mad Dog” James Mattis, “the butcher of Fallujah,” resigned in protest. He stated,[…]

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Not So Happy New Years: Tears Flow from the War Hawks Over the Political Crisis of US imperialism

by Danny Haiphong, from Black Agenda Report, January 9, 2019 The US war machine can no longer provide its corporate masters the neo-colonial stability they need to reap long-term gain from the imperial order. “The political crisis of U.S. imperialism is becoming more difficult to manage.” The year of 2018 ended with a flurry of conflicts between factions of the[…]

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Reactions To Trump’s Syria Withdrawal Plan Say More Than The Plan Itself

by Caitlin Johnstone, from The Medium, December 20, 2018 President Trump has ordered the withdrawal of US troops from Syria, which is reportedly expected to take 60–100 days or 30 days depending on who you ask. According to Kurdish forces in eastern Syria the withdrawal of American as well as French troops is already underway, though France is saying it’s[…]

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UNAC Statement on the Proposed Withdrawal of U.S. Forces from Syria

UNAC Statement President Trump announced, this week, that he is going to withdraw all troops from Syria immediately. It is unlikely he will end all military actiity in Syria. There is too much invested in the region. UNAC strongly supports any decision that will bring us closer to an end of the illegal 5 year occupation of Syria by U.S.[…]

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US Empire Is Failing, Time To Change Course

Photo: Protest outside of Dublin, Ireland Post Office at No US/NATO Bases Conference on November 16, 2018 by Ellen Davidson. by Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, from Popular Resistance, November 20, 2018 We are writing to you from the European Union. We just attended the International Conference Against US/NATO Military Bases held in Dublin, Ireland. The conference was held in Liberty[…]

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What to do the day after America’s elections?

** Header Image by Dan Burgevin by Bruce Gagnon, published on Organizing Notes, November 7, 2018 The Washington Post reports this morning: The deep divisions that have defined American politics in the era of President Trump played out across the country in Tuesday’s midterm elections, as Democrats scored victories in key races in Republican-held suburban House districts but ran into[…]

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Women’s March On The Pentagon Helps Rebuild Peace Movement

Published on Popular Resistance, October 22, 2019, original source, Sputnik News Massive Anti-War Rally Held Near Pentagon A massive antiwar rally started on Sunday in national capitals’ closest suburb, a Sputnik correspondent reported. Hundreds of people participate in Women’s March on Pentagon rally to voice their protest against aggressive US foreign policy. The march dedicated to the 51st anniversary of the big rally of 1967, when dozens of thousands[…]

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