Rittenhouse and Verdict Mania

by Margaret Kimberley, published on Black Agenda Report, November 23, 2021 Black people give great attention to certain court cases in hopes of receiving justice when the system is designed to be unjust. That recognition and the commitment to fighting back will be of greater use than divining conclusions about a racist nation when juries reach verdicts. Every high-profile trial[…]

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Farm Laws Repeal: A Historic Day For India

by Bharat Dogra, published on Countercurrents, November 19, 2021 This is a huge victory for the farmers of India.   It shows the power of mass protest and relentless resistance, even against the most vicious racist neoliberal government and should be celebrated by activists around the globe.   [jb] On November 19 the Prime Minister of India Mr. Narendra Modi announced the[…]

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After Daniel Ortega’s Victory in Nicaragua, Biden Signs RENACER Act and OAS Votes to Condemn

by Julie Varughese, published on Toward Freedom, November 14, 2021 Just three days after Sandinista revolutionary Daniel Ortega won his fourth term as Nicaragua’s president with 75.92 percent of the vote, U.S. President Joe Biden signed the RENACER Act. An acronym for the “Reinforcing Nicaragua’s Adherence to Conditions for Electoral Reform Act of 2021,” RENACER slaps sanctions on Ortega government[…]

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The Most Vital Battle for Press Freedom in Our Time

by Chris Hedges, published on SheerPost.com, October 28, 2021 I think we need, as we follow these proceedings focused solely on Julian Assange’s state of mind and ability to tolerate torture, to look at his incredible accomplishments (not crimes) and the hideous brutality of his accusers. Thank you Chris Hedges for bringing us back to the source. [jb] WASHINGTON, D.C[…]

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Julian Assange Extradition Appeal: Day 1

by Nathan Fuller, published on Assange Defense, October 27, 2021 I find this truly heart breaking.  After all the groundbreaking work Assange has done.  After his brilliant implementation of a system for whistleblowers to securely pass on their information through a venue capable of analyzing it for verity.  Despite his bravely continuing in the face horrific harassment, death threats, surveillance[…]

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The United States Is Doubling Down On Deadly Sanctions

Produced by Sanctions Kill and Popular Resistance, published on Popular Resistance, October 21, 2021 New Treasury Report Ordered by President Biden Shows US is Intensifying its Economic Warfare Despite the COVID-19 Pandemic. Washington, DC – The 2021 Sanctions Review Report released by the United States Department of the Treasury on October 18 is an ominous warning. This unsigned report should[…]

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Solidarity with Long Time Antiwar Activist Joe Lombardo

UNAC Statement on FBI Harassment of the Antiwar Movement The FBI visited the ex-wife of the UNAC coordinator, Joe Lombardo.  They said that they wanted to speak with her about his trips to Russia and Venezuela.  These trips were taken on behalf of UNAC to attend antiwar conferences in Russia and as part of an antiwar delegation to Venezuela to[…]

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Indigenous People’s Day Reminds Us To Acknowledge And Support Indigenous Struggles

by Margaret Flowers, published on Popular Resistance, October 21, 2021 Today is Indigenous Peoples Day. Across the country, a growing number of cities and states are recognizing this day in place of the traditional Columbus Day. This change reflects the growing awareness that holidays like Columbus Day are used to rewrite the past and uphold institutions of white supremacy, racism[…]

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Support Alex Saab Defense Team’s Work to Win His Release

Statement by Workers World Party, published on Workers World, October 7, 2021 The U.S. is accusing Alex Saab of a crime related violating the U.S. Unilateral Coercive Economic Measures.  Even if these measures were legal, which they are not, Saab is not a U.S. citizen and not subject to U.S. Law.   What he was actually doing is arranging to purchase[…]

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