Democratizing the United Nations to Save the World

by Professor Sofia M. Clark, published on Global Research, June 13, 2022 “Those of us who do understand the nefariousness of the empire, and the ever-increasing danger it represents, must be clear that the effective defense of life on planet Earth, including that of the human species itself, inexorably demands the existence of an independent and democratic world forum for[…]

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Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine Signifies the End of an Era of Unipolar American Power

by Daniel Kovalik, published on Covert Action Magazine, March 24, 2022 Russia had drawn a line in the sand and, once violated, defied Washington by acting to defend its interests. A lot of countries support Russia, and Washington is powerless to stop it. If you are like me, you have been glued to the news about the Russian military operation[…]

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Imperialist Victim Afghanistan After the Spotlight Has Passed

Statement from Black Alliance for Peace, March 24, 2022 Afghanistan has joined the ever growing ranks of countries forcibly thrown into desperate humanitarian crises following U.S./NATO wars now relegated to the sidelines as the latest crisis instigated by the West’s imperial aggression takes the spotlight. The blatant imperial theft of Afghan wealth, like what occurred with Iraq, Libya, and others[…]

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Western Anti-Russian Agenda Threatens UN’s Existence

by Lucas Leiroz, published on InfoBrics, March 4, 2022 Amid the abusive wave of sanctions against Russia due to the special operation in Ukraine, some specific rumors have caught the attention of experts, suggesting that there are plans on the part of the Western states to simply pressure to remove Russia’s permanent seat on the UN Security Council (UNSC). This[…]

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Can Israel Stop the World from Saying ‘Apartheid’? Concealing the Suffering in Palestine

by Vijay Prashad, Globetrotter, February 2, 2022 On January 27, 2022, the Hebrew-language news site Walla published part of the text from a telegram sent by Amir Weissbrod—who is part of the Israeli Foreign Ministry—to Israeli embassies around the world. The telegram warned the Israeli diplomats that in the upcoming 49th regular session of the United Nations Human Rights Council[…]

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UN Human Rights Council Action Silences Yemeni Human Rights Victims

by Kathy Kelly, published on The Progressive,  October 13, 2021 Monday, October 11, marked the official closure of the U.N. Group of Eminent Experts on Yemen (also known as the Group of Experts or GEE). For nearly four years, this investigative group examined alleged human rights abuses suffered by Yemenis whose basic rights to food, shelter, safety, health care and[…]

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US and UN Treachery in the African Great Lakes Region: Why Rawandan Refugees Don’t Want to Go Home

by Ann Garrison, published on Black Agenda Report, September 8, 2021 The United States and the United Nations are responsible for the ongoing plight of Rwandan refugees. The term “United Nations” in front of the UN’s various humanitarian agencies is deceptive. It implies that they’re funded by the UN’s general budget and therefore are politically neutral. In fact, however, the[…]

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