Protests at the NATO Summit

by Joe Lombardo, June 28, 2022 During the weekend before the NATO meeting in Madrid, Spain, on June 28 – 30, thousands rallied in the streets and meeting halls of the city in opposition to the NATO summit.  Protesters include people from the United States including Joe Lombardo, coordinator of UNAC and other UNAC members along with Ann Wright, Paki[…]

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Shock and Awe, Then and Now

by Dee Knight, published on Covert Action Magazine, March 16, 2022 “Shock and awe” was George Bush senior’s name for his “Desert Storm” attack on Iraq in 1990 – 91. A United Nations report described the effect on Iraq as “near apocalyptic,” sending Iraq back to the “pre-industrial age.” But it wasn’t enough. After a decade of sanctions against Iraq,[…]

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War Propaganda About Ukraine Becoming More Militaristic, Authoritarian, and Reckless

by Glenn Greenwald, published on Glen’s Substack, February 27, 2022 In the weeks leading up to the Russian invasion of Ukraine, those warning of the possible dangers of U.S. involvement were assured that such concerns were baseless. The prevailing line insisted that nobody in Washington is even considering let alone advocating that the U.S. become militarily involved in a conflict[…]

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US Sanctions and the Birth of the Multipolar World Order, an Analysis

by Judith Bello, September 17, 2019 The comments below were inspired by the comments of various speakers at the conference and especially the optimistic speech by Syrian President Bashar Assad on the morning of September 9th before the participants in the 3rd International Trade Union Forum in Solidarity with Syrian Workers and Syrian people.   ~jb This week I participated in[…]

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As the War Winds Down, Syria Is in the Early Stages of Recovery

by Judith Bello, September 20, 2019 I was privileged to attend the Third International Trade Union Forum in Solidarity with Syrian Workers and People To Break the Economic Sanctions and in Rejection of Imperial Interventions and Terrorism  in Damascus, Syria last week.   The Conference was hosted by the Syrian General Federation of Trade Unions, and I went as a representative[…]

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