Stop the Wars at Home and Abroad!

New Mood In The World Will Put An End To The Global Monroe Doctrine

by Vijay Prashad, produced by  Tricontinental, November 24, 2023 Every day since 7 October has felt like an International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People, with hundreds of thousands gathering in Istanbul, a million in Jakarta, and then yet another million across Africa and Latin America to demand an end to the brutal attack being carried out by Israel (with the collusion of the[…]

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Peace comes with Justice, not War

CODEPINK Statement on the Call for War in Palestine, October 8, 2023 CODEPINK strongly opposes Secretary Lloyd J. Austin’s just-announced plan to send troops to the Eastern Mediterranean – including U.S. Navy aircraft carriers and defense munitions. Escalating the violence in Palestine is not the path to peace, it’s the path to destroying any chance the Palestinians have for peace,[…]

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WWP Statement World Solidarity With Palestine

Statement by Workers World Party, published on Workers World, October 8, 2023 The Israeli regime’s murders, seizures of territories, illegal settlements and occupation made a response from the Palestinian people and their liberation organizations as inevitable as it was justifiable. Palestinians have once again, under the most difficult circumstances, provided a heroic example for people longing for liberation from imperialism[…]

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The Nicaraguan Coup Attempt: How Peace Was Restored and What Has Happened Since

by Daniel Kovalik and John Perry, published on MROnline,  August 4, 2023 A recorded interview with Daniel Kovalik on the history of the Nicaraguan revolution follows this article.  (UNAC Editor) Three previous articles (1, 2, 3) described the attempted coup in Nicaragua in 2018, and how public support grew initially but then waned. This final article, covering the period from[…]

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Nicaragua: the Path to Independence

by Roger McKenzie, published in Morning Star, August 4, 2023 The years under neoliberalism in Nicaragua saw trade union rights stripped away, collective bargaining agreements junked and, as trade union strength waned, living standards plummeted. The 1980s saw massive investment in essential services after the 1979 revolution by the Sandinistas. This brought about major advances in education and healthcare as[…]

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A First Look at Nicaragua; Daniel Ortega Tells Stories of the Revolution

by Judy Bello, August 5, 2023 I was invited this year, by some friends, to visit Nicaragua on the occasion of the 44th anniversary of the July 19 victory of their revolution against a violent oppressive government controlled by the United States.  Not to be outmaneuvered by an indigenous people, the United States continued the war for another decade, arming[…]

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A Canadian Left View on Cuba’s July 26 Moncada

by Arnold August, published on The Canada Files, July 26, 2023 In 1953, when virtually all the progressive and revolutionary forces in Cuba offered no viable solution to oppose the U.S.-backed Batista dictatorship, Fidel Castro and his comrades did indeed work out a path. It was a route characterized by game-changing statements coupled with exceptionally courageous deeds, out of which[…]

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U.S. Legally Owes Nicaragua Reparations, But Still Refuses to Honor 1986 ICJ Ruling

by Ben Norton, published on Black Agenda Report, July 5, 2023 (originally published on Geopolitical Economy Report, June 28, 2023) The International Court of Justice in the Hague ruled in 1986 that the US government had violated international law in its attacks on Nicaragua and that it owed the Central American nation reparations. June 27, 2023 was the 37th anniversary[…]

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