Protesters across North America say: ‘No U.S. war on Venezuela!’

By Betsey Piette and Kathy Durkin posted on Workers World, February 26, 2019 U.S. threats to invade Venezuela, along with Trump’s efforts to instigate a coup d’état, were answered on Feb. 23 by demonstrations in 150 cities across the U.S. and worldwide. The rallying cry for this International Day of Action was “No U.S. War on Venezuela!” February 23 marked[…]

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In Venezuela, White Supremacy Is a Key Driver of the Coup

Guaido and Maduro side by side~tweet from Vijay Prashad by Greg Palast, from Resumen, published on Truthout, February 2, 2019 First, we have Juan Guaidó, self-proclaimed (and Trump-proclaimed) president of the nation, with his wife and child, a photo prominently placed in The New York Times. And then, there is the class photo of Guaidó’s party members in the National[…]

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UNAC Statement on the U.S. Led Coup in Venezuela

UNAC Emergency Call to Action… U.S. Hands Off Venezuela! No to the U.S.-orchestrated Coup! Self-determination for Venezuela! All out on February 23 and March 30! The U.S. imperial colossus is poised once again to launch a regime change invasion and war on Venezuela. The United National Antiwar Coalition (UNAC), in alliance with hundreds of antiwar and social justice organizations across[…]

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Statewide Network Rallies Hundreds for Prison Justice in Virginia

by Phil Wilayto, The Virginia Defender, January 2019 Braving temperatures just above freezing and dire forecasts of a life-threatening winter storm, more than 200 people rallied Jan. 12 at the Virginia State Capitol to demand justice for the state’s prisoners and changes in its criminal justice system. It was the second year in a row that the prisoner-led Virginia Prison[…]

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Veterans Call to Resist U.S. Coup in Venezuela

Veterans for Peace Respond to the US backed Coup in Venezuela, February, 2019 Veterans For Peace is outraged at the unfolding coup d’etat in Venezuela, which is clearly being orchestrated by the U.S. government. Two hundred years of blatant U.S. intervention in Latin America must come to an end.  Veterans For Peace was founded in 1985, in part prompted by[…]

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About the Yellow Vest Revolt (Videos)

Editor’s Note: If you have yet to really see Les Gilets Jaunes (The Yellow Vests) protesting in Paris, these are some interesting videos by  Vincent Lapierre.  We should be paying attention in this country. Below I have embedded Acts 3 – 6.    I think it’s likely there will be more.  In these reports, we  see live action in the streets[…]

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U.S. Peace Council Statement on Proposed Removal of US Troops from Syria

US Peace Council Statement, December 27, 2018 On December 19, President Donald Trump announced that he would remove 2,000 US troops “now” from the territory of Syria. Defense Secretary James Mattis resigned over differences with his President over this drawdown. Trump also announced he would remove 7,000 troops from the war on Afghanistan, arguably the longest single US war. Corporate media and[…]

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Haiti Seethes with Anger!

Photo from TellerReport.com, Haitian youth demonstrate against the people in power. ~from TellerReport News by Marty Goodman, from Socialist Action, November 11, 2018 Beginning Nov. 18 and for some six days, rebellion gripped Haiti. The Haitian masses jammed the streets, shutting down schools, transportation and businesses, some lighting bonfires of rubber tires at street corners or torching symbols of authority[…]

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Yellow Vests Show the Way

“Yellow vests” mass protests against the rise in fuel prices in the French capital of Paris ~Sputnik by Margaret Kimberley, Black Agenda Report, December 12, 2018 The yellow vests ought to be inspirations for the 99% on this side of the Atlantic ocean. “They will not accept neoliberal plunder without a fight.” French law requires drivers to keep gilets jaunes,[…]

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