Stop the Wars at Home and Abroad!

The Plan to Carve Up Russia

by Mike Whitney, published on The Unz Review,  January 5, 2023 Warning: The illustrations in this article are quite fantastic.   The header image is real, an expression I suppose, of Obsessive Compulsive disorder.   The U.S. expenditure on the military, Paranoia.  The modified map of Russia below, pure psychosis.  In fact the only one that makes any sense is the map[…]

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Behind Sam Bankman-Fried’s Cryptocurrency Crash

by Jeff Mackler, published on Socialist Action, December 4, 2022 “What is the robbing of a bank to the founding of a bank?” —Bertolt Brecht, The Threepenny Opera Thirty-year-old “wonder boy” Sam Bankman-Fried (often called SBF) was, at $21 billion, among the richest men on earth. Until a month ago, he was CEO of the second-largest cryptocurrency exchange in the[…]

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Biden: Hands Off Rail Workers and Their Right to Strike!

by Statement by Labor Commission, FRSO, November 30, 2022 On Monday, President Joe Biden publicly called on Congress to force union rail workers to accept the sub-par contract terms he helped craft. This is shameless union busting and pre-emptive strike breaking on behalf of the billionaire railroad bosses. The members of four unions representing the majority of rail workers already[…]

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Jackson Water Crisis: A Legacy of Environmental Racism

Chi Chi Izundu, Mohamed Madi, Chelsea Bailey, published on Black Agenda Report, September 7, 2022 The city of Jackson is suffering from years of neglect by the state of Mississippi. Residents of the majority Black city need a new water system, but a legacy of racism and antipathy towards their Black led city government have created a health crisis for[…]

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Whistleblower Julian Assange and the CIA’s Daily Wars Against Humanity

By Jeff Mackler, published on Socialist Action, August 24, 2022 Of the estimated 1.4 million top security clearance U.S. personnel employed by one or another of the government’s 18 branches of its $81 billion annually budgeted “U.S. Intelligence Community,” perhaps one or two individuals each year are designated as “whistleblowers” and persecuted to the high heavens. Today WikiLeaks founder and[…]

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NY Times Shifts Pro-War Narrative, Documents Failure of US in Ukraine

by John V. Walsh, published on Antiwar.com, May 13, 2022 Seeing the most prolific liar acknowledge the truth gives me a headache.  Cognitive dissonance, has my ears ringing.  I don’t know what to make of it.   But, if they will never acknowledge the cause, at least it is good to see them note the increasingly apparent and deadly consequences.  […]

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Veterans For Peace Encourages Diplomacy Not War

Statement from Veterans for Peace, February 24, 2022 Veterans For Peace condemns the invasion of Ukraine.  Our mission remains the same.  We are committed to a sustainable and just peace.  As veterans we know increased violence only fuels extremism.  We have watched, and in some cases been firsthand witnesses to how the people of Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria, Libya, Yemen, etc.[…]

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As the Military War Ends, Afghan People Face Starvation Under U.S. Sanctions

by Vijay Prashad, from Globetrotter, February 11, 2022 On February 8, 2022, UNICEF (the United Nations Children’s Fund) Afghanistan sent out a bleak set of tweets. One of the tweets, which included a photograph of a child lying in a hospital bed with her mother seated beside her, said: “Having recently recovered from acute watery diarrhea, two years old Soria[…]

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On the Biden Plantation

by Margaret Kimberley, published on Black Agenda Report, January 19, 2022 One can’t disagree with Margaret’s words.  However, leaving aside commentary on that hideous insulting meeting with black leaders in December 2020, you could replace the term ‘Black people’ or ‘Black voters’ with ‘ordinary Americans’ on every point. [jb] The idea that Joe Biden would provide harm reduction was created[…]

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After a Year of Biden, Why Do We Still Have Trump’s Foreign Policy?

by Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J. S. Davies, January 19, 2022 President Biden and the Democrats were highly critical of President Trump’s foreign policy, so it was reasonable to expect that Biden would quickly remedy its worst impacts. As a senior member of the Obama administration, Biden surely needed no schooling on Obama’s diplomatic agreements with Cuba and Iran, both[…]

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