Haiti in Urgent Need for Solidarity

by Margaret Flowers, published on Popular Resistance, February 14, 2021 A long-brewing crisis in Haiti, created through intervention by the United States, United Nations and allied western imperialist countries, has now come to a head. The Biden administration is openly backing a violent, corrupt and fraudulent leader, Jovenel Moïse, and maintaining the policies of previous presidents, including Donald Trump, in[…]

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We Need to Build a Unified Independent Movement for Change

​​UNAC Statement on the Right-wing Mob Attack at the Capitol Building While largely peaceful demonstrations against police killings of African Americans have been met by violent repression, the attempted takeover of the US Capitol by a white supremacist mob saw very light security and even collaboration. When UNAC organized a peaceful demonstration in Chicago at the NATO summit in 2012, there were[…]

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Violent Right Wing Forces Have Been Activated, It Requires Strategic Action To Stop Them

by Margaret Flowers, published on Popular Resistance, January 10, 2021 Since the assault on the US Capitol on January 6 by right-wing Trump supporters, the fallout has been rapid. The Democrats, both elected officials and voters, were quick to jump on the impeachment train. Some elected officials are calling for Members of Congress who supported the events to resign and[…]

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Notes From The Edge Of The Narrative Matrix: Stop Trivializing The Term ‘Coup’

by Caitlin Johnstone, published on Consortium News, January 9, 2021 Stop trivializing the term “coup”. It’s a real thing the US government really inflicts on other countries in a way that actually does topple governments and cause immense destruction. You cannot take over the US government with a small squadron of wingnuts. That’s not a thing. A coup attempt doesn’t[…]

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Assange Extradition Ruling Is a Relief, But it Isn’t Justice

by Caitlin Johnstone, published on Consortium News, January 4, 2021 British Judge Vanessa Baraitser has ruled against U.S.  extradition for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, but not for the reasons she should have. Baraitser’s frightening ruling supported virtually every U.S.  prosecutorial argument that was made during the extradition trial, no matter how absurd and Orwellian. This includes quoting from a long-discredited CNN report alleging without evidence that Assange made[…]

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Capitalism on a Ventilator

by Kollibri terre Sonnenblume, published on Counterpunch, December 18, 2020 Asian countries have been far more successful than the US in responding to the COVID pandemic, but you’d never know that from the US media. Even most alternative media has been largely US- & Euro-centric. While our domestic issues here are important, we have been missing out on important lessons[…]

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Working Class Unites Across India for 250 Million Strong Strike

by Martha Grevatt, published on Workers World, December 1, 2020 For the second time this year, a class-wide mobilization in an “All-India strike” brought out 250 million workers. With one in four working-age people in India participating, this 24-hour work stoppage can again claim the status of “world’s biggest strike.” The first record-breaking general strike had taken place on Jan.[…]

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U.S. Role in Assassination of Iranian Scientist

by Sara Flounders, published on Workers World, November 30, 2020 The targeted assassination of top Iranian physicist and nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh on Nov. 27, and Donald Trump’s immediate approving Tweet, confirm the determination of U.S. and Israeli rulers to sabotage every possible effort for peace or normalization of relations with Iran or the region. The multi-pronged attack involved at[…]

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Confronting Bipartisan Repression And the US-Led Axis of Domination Beyond Election Day

by Ajamu Baraka, published on Black Agenda Report, November 4, 2020 No matter who sits in the white peoples’ house, we will have to continue to fight for social justice, democracy, and People(s)-Centered Human Rights. “Our survival depends on seeing this violent, barbarian behemoth for what it is.” Chaos, violence, legal challenges, voter suppression and party suppression all culminated in[…]

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