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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Resist the US/EU/NATO Axis of Domination

by Ajamu Baraka, published on Black Agenda Report, December 16, 2020 It is critical that the Black left understand U.S./European imperialism as a race project, and organize accordingly. “The Black internationalist stance must be seen as fundamental to our movement building work.” The ascendancy of neoliberal forces to the executive branch of the U.S. state represents a development that potentially[…]

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Palestine is the Test

by Susan Abulhawa, published on Workers World, September 24, 2020 The following is a lightly edited transcript of a Sept. 19 talk by Palestinian novelist and Workers World Party member Susan Abulhawa during a “Free Palestine! No Normalization with Colonization or Occupation!’ webinar sponsored by WWP. [WWE] We’ve known for years that the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Saudi Arabia and[…]

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Liberal Sympathy for Trump

by Margaret Kimberley, published on Black Agenda Report, October 7, 2020 If Ava Duvernay really believes Trump is a white supremacist, why wish him well? “Maddow and Duvernay speak and act in defense of their class interests.” Everyone reveals their true self in a time of turmoil. A crisis forces exposure which can no longer be kept hidden. The revelation that Donald[…]

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Treading In Deep Water

by Greg Godels, published on ZZ’s Blog, September 7, 2020 With less than two months remaining before the US elections, expectations are growing. Even the most indifferent citizen senses that the US (and much of the world) is faced with a host of seemingly intractable crises, unprecedented in scope. These crises– epidemiological, social, political, and economic– have intensified and brought[…]

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Hypocrisy of US, Allies in the UNSC and AI Regarding Aid to ‘The Syrian People’

Statement from Syria Solidarity Movement On July 11, the United Nations Security Council passed a resolution presented by Germany and Belgium that would permit one border crossing from Turkey into Syria’s Idlib province for a US- backed UNSC aid program. The United States has been battling with China and Russia for a resolution increasing the number of gateways for cross-border[…]

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Bipartisan Torpedo Strikes Troop Reduction In Afghanistan

by Manlio Dinucci, published on Global Research, July 10, 2020 Bankruptcy budget for the USA also from a political-military point of view: most of the territory is now controlled by the Taliban or disputed between them and the Governmental Forces supported by NATO. After lengthy negotiations, the Trump administration concluded an agreement with the Taliban last February against this background,[…]

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Rebellion, Confusion, Scoundrels and Kente Cloth

by Margaret Kimberley, published on Black Agenda Report, June 10, 2020 Black rebellion brings insecurity to those in power, as editors, mayors and even long dead criminals are being called to account. “Demands for community control and abolition must remain at the top of the list.” Everything has changed since the world witnessed George Floyd’s murder at the hands of police.[…]

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Venezuelan Embassy Protection Collective Wins Legal Victory Before Hostile Judge

The sentencing of the final four from the Venezuelan Embassy Protection Collective marked another defeat for Juan Guaidó and his DC-based coup administration. Prior to handing it down, however, an Obama-appointed judge delivered an unhinged law-and-order tirade denigrating the defendants. By Anya Parampil On the morning of June 3, four U.S. citizens from the Venezuelan Embassy Protection Collective (EPC) who[…]

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