Stop the Wars at Home and Abroad!

European Workers Fight for Wages and Rights

From Avante, Published on Workers World, November 24, 2022 I spent considerable effort looking for a larger photo of any of these events, and what I found was from earlier this fall.  There is, of course, no censorship here, BUT, when I ran a search on “strike/protest, France/Brussels/Spain, November 2022”  I got photos from 2014 and 2018; photos from Hong[…]

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A Response to Congressional Irresponsibility in Perpetuating the War in Ukraine

This article arrived as a comment on Sara Flounders article, “Which way for the antiwar movement?   Demand ‘Negotiations’ or ‘Stop the Wars’?” which is current featured on this blog.   It is really too long for the comment section, but well worth reading so I decided to post as an article.  Thank you for your insight and initiative Suzanne Schwartz. […]

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A Roadmap to Escape the West’s Stranglehold

by Pepe Escobar, published on The Cradle, October 6, 2022 Recent discussions question how to frame the coming changes, will there be relief for those suffering austerity and sanctions, is the suffocating grasp of  dollar hegemony coming to an end, and if so, what are the significant global changes that will enable this transformation of the global economy?  Is there[…]

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Biden’s Student Loan Scam

by Margaret Kimberley, published on Black Agenda Report, August 31, 2022 Capitalist rule dictates that millions of Americans live in debt peonage. It was inevitable that Biden’s student loan debt relief would be a farcical half measure. The Biden administration announcement of so-called student loan debt relief does little to alleviate the problem it claims to solve. Forgiving $20,000 for Pell[…]

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Israel Storms Al-Aqsa, Beats Palestinian Worshipers to Make Way for Jewish Settlers

by Yumna Patel, published on Mondoweiss, April 17. 2022 Israeli forces stormed the Al-Aqsa mosque compound on Sunday and attacked Palestinian worshipers at the site in order to facilitate Jewish tours of the site for the Passover holiday. The raids on the compound on Sunday were the second in 48 hours, and featured heavily armed Israeli police officers beating Palestinians[…]

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Imprisoned Venezuelan Diplomat Contests Extraterritorial Judicial Abuse

by Roger D. Harris, published on Dissident Voice,  April 11, 2022 Venezuelan diplomat Alex Saab’s case took a dramatic turn as his legal defense team denounced the US government’s flagrant failure to respect long-standing diplomatic immunity conventions. Saab’s lawyer, David Rivkin, called the US government’s arguments before the 11th Circuit Court in Miami “utterly dangerous.” “The implication,” he added is[…]

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As US Renews Support for Saudi War on Yemen, Civilian Death Toll Nearly Doubles

by Ahmed Abdulkareem, published on MintPress News, February 17, 2022 HAJJAH, YEMEN – Two parallel but very different meetings took place recently — one in search of peace, the other to plan more war. In Oman’s capital, Muscat, an official delegation headed by Ansar Allah, met with Omani and European officials to negotiate de-escalation and humanitarian assistance in Yemen. Meanwhile,[…]

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Afghanistan Update

Statement by Black Alliance for Peace The crisis unfolding in Afghanistan remains bleak. With an estimated 23 million Afghans—more than 50 percent of the population—still facing extreme levels of hunger, more people could die of starvation in 2022 alone than from the last 20 years of the U.S.-led occupation. While the duopoly in Washington, D.C., distracts the public with its[…]

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