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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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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Haitians Protest Theft of Oil Aid From Venezuela

Photo: On Sep. 2, hundreds marched through Port-au-Prince to ask where money from the PetroCaribe Fund had gone. ~Milo Milfort/Haïti Liberté Protests over PetroCaribe Continue as Haitian President Seeks Imperialist Support By John Marion , from World Socialist Website,  21 November 2018 For the second time in a month, thousands of Haitians took to the streets on Sunday to demand[…]

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Governments’ Failures On Climate Spur New Actions

by Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, from Popular Resistance, November 25, 2018 Notes from the UK: We are currently traveling in the United Kingdom, following our participation in the No US NATO Bases conference in Dublin, Ireland and delivery of a letter to the International Criminal Court in The Hague calling for a full investigation of Israel’s war crimes. We[…]

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UNAC Statement on the CNN Firing of Marc Lamont Hill

Temple University professor and CNN commentator Marc Lamont Hill was fired from CNN after giving a powerful speech at the United Nations in support of Palestinian rights. The Nov. 29, 2018, U.N. meeting was to commemorate the 70th year of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.  The meeting also fell on the 70th anniversary of the Nakba, when 700,000 Palestinians[…]

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Green Party Urges International Criminal Court To Prosecute Israel For Crimes Against Palestinians

Above: Delegation at the International Criminal Court in the Hague, Netherlands on November 19, 2018. From left to right Margaret Flowers, Green Party co-chair, member of the Green Party Peace Action Committee and Green Party of Maryland, Miko Peled, Green Party US member, Dirk Adriaensens of the Brussells Tribunal, Diane Moxley of Green Party International Committee and Green Party of New Jersey, Stephen[…]

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Pakistan’s Fight Against Extremism at Home Rebuffed by Trump

Photo of Imran Khan from WikiCommons By Ann Wright, from Consortium News, November, 20, 2018 The relationship between the Trump administration and Pakistan is frosty after the United States cut $330 million in military aid to Pakistan in October over what Washington says is its failure to reign in militant groups operating in Afghanistan. The Obama administration had also suspended[…]

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Report On Militarism: The International Conference Against US/NATO Bases

Photo: Protest outside of Dublin Post Office at No Bases Conference by Ellen Davidson by Roger Harris, Popular Resistance, November 25, 2018 For the first time in the history of humanity, the technical means are at hand to eliminate poverty if resources were not diverted to making war. World hunger could be abolished with only a small diversion from military budgets. The only[…]

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