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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The Blue Plague and Black Death

By Glen Ford, published on Black Agenda Report, May 27, 2020 George Floyd’s death by Blue Plague in Minneapolis was widely condemned by the same parties that have encouraged and funded the spread of the fatal contagion. “The Blue Plague is a serial killer that dates back to the slave patrols of the pre-Civil War South.” The pathogen that kills[…]

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Venezuela And Iran Show Solidarity Can Overcome US Empire

by Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, published on Popular Resistance, May 24, 2020 A Victory for Sovereignty, Independence, and Peace This week, Venezuela and Iran faced up to threats made by the United States and defied the illegal US sanctions by sending five oil tankers from Iran to Venezuela. The US’ longterm unilateral coercive measures have prevented the two countries[…]

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Covid-10 and America: The Fire This Time

by Wilmer, J. Leon III, published on Black Agenda Report, May 6, 2020 It is immoral if not criminal for the US to increase sanctions through its “maximum pressure campaigns” against Venezuela, Iran, Cuba and Palestine. “Weaponizing disease for political purposes to bring about regime change is the same as germ warfare and should be considered a crime against humanity.” Time[…]

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A Decaying Empire: Residual Terrorism and Barbaric Fundamentalism

by Stella Calloni, published by Internationalist 360°, May 1, 2020 The attack against the headquarters of the Cuban Embassy in Washington in the early hours of this Thursday, April 30 could never have taken place without the complicity of the powers-that-be, since it is an area in the neighborhood of the heavily guarded diplomatic headquarters, a reminder that without the[…]

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Netanyahu and Trump Must Learn the Lessons of Apartheid South Africa

by Ronnie Kasrils, published on Middle East Eye, February 24, 2020 To South Africans, US President Donald Trump’s “deal of the century”, handed to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on a silver platter, looks like the clone of an apartheid state. Hendrik Verwoerd, the former South African prime minister and architect of apartheid, stated as far back as 1961: “The[…]

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Embassy Protectors: An Epic Act of Resistance in Our Times

by Lauren Smith, published on Black Agenda Report, January 29 2020 Their true crime is their brilliant defense of international law, and Venezuela’s sovereign right to self-determination against Yankee imperialism. “People of conscience must ensure all charges are dropped.” On February 11th, four American peace activists, known as the Embassy Protectors Collective , will be tried before the U.S. empire for[…]

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Human Rights Hypocrisy: Critical Analysis of Hong Kong Protests

by Erica Caines, published on Black Agenda Report, December 18, 2019 Why do corporate media love Hong Kong dissidents while neglecting protests in Haiti, Ecuador, Chile, Colombia, Honduras and Bolivia? “Hong Kong protestors engage in activities that in the U.S. would get them killed by the police or long prison sentences.” Before adjourning for the Thanksgiving holiday, the US Senate[…]

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