The Truth About Defunding the Police

by Margaret Kimberley, published on Black Agenda Report, June 9, 2021 “Defunding” the police has often turned out to be an accounting trick, but community control of police – a righteous demand – must also ensure that all government functions address human needs. “The armed forces of Russia, Germany, France, the U.K. and Japan all receive less money than American police departments.”[…]

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The Palestine Litmus Test

by Margaret Kimberley, published on Black Agenda Report, May 19, 2021 President Joe Biden continues to proclaim endless support of apartheid Israel, but millions have decided that defense of Palestinian rights and lives is the only civilized response to barbaric aggression. “The U.S. uses its veto power on the United Nations Security Council to prevent the international community from using[…]

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How the United States Helps to Kill Palestinians

by Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J.S. Davies The U.S. corporate media usually report on Israeli military assaults in occupied Palestine as if the United States is an innocent neutral party to the conflict. In fact, large majorities of Americans have told pollsters for decades that they want the United States to be neutral in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. But U.S. media[…]

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The US Can’t Control the World

by Margaret Kimberley, published on Black Agenda Report, April 7, 2021 Slow-witted Joe Biden appears to think that we’re still in the age of the sole superpower, when in fact that era has come and gone. “China’s Belt and Road Initiative involves countries on every continent and provides opportunity where the western nations offer only debt and subjugation.” As this columnist[…]

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Biden Must Reprogram Funds for Subversion in Cuba

By Alejandra Garcia, published on Resumen English, March 3, 2021 Of the never-ending list of U.S. measures against Cuba, much is said about the six-decade economic blockade. However, less attention is paid to the former U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to maintain the program that has allocated over $250 million in the last twenty years to covert subversion operations against[…]

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Stop Biden’s Bombing in Syria, Emergency Aid to Arctic Storm Victims 

Statement by the Workers Voice Socialist Movement in New Orleans, La I saw this statement on the UNAC Discussion list.  Great statement by workers in New Orleans. [jb] Millions go cold in Texas, Mississippi, Arkansas, Louisiana and Damascus, Syria What does the working class in these places have in common?  Through military force, the U.S. government has seized oil and[…]

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The Biden Administration: The Return of Neoliberal Madness?

Statement from The Black Alliance for Peace, February 9, 2021 The picture had started to form in Biden’s first 48 hours, but now it is crystal clear: The Biden-Harris administration intends to pick up exactly where the Obama-Biden administration left off in 2016, with an aggressive assertion of U.S. military power to offset its declining global economic, political and moral[…]

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