U.S., Britain, NATO threaten Russia in Black Sea

by John Catalinotto, published on Workers World, June 29, 2021 The Biden administration took extra steps to prove that President Joe Biden’s summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin included no concessions. In both words and deeds, last week’s events indicated a resumption of the Cold War — this time not against the Soviet Union but against capitalist Russia. First, the[…]

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Increasing Pressure On China: The Pacific is Crowded with Military Ships and War Planes

by Ann Wright, published on Popular Resistance, June 28, 2021 This is quite terrifying.  The United States wants a “free and open” Indo-Pacific sea where they call the shots and make the rules.  What would they think if China wanted a “free and open” Atlantic Ocean, Mediterranean sea or Gulf of Mexico where they call the shots.  Meanwhile these War[…]

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U.S.-led ‘African Lion 21’ hunts for new prey

by Manlio Dinucci, published on International Action Center, June 11, 2021 Published June 8 in Il Manifesto; translation by John Catalinotto. The African Lion, the largest military exercise on the African Continent planned and led by the U.S. Army, began June 7. The exercise includes land, air and naval maneuvers in Morocco, Tunisia, Senegal and adjacent seas — from North[…]

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Killer Reaper Drones Coming to the Pacific “To Counter Threats from China.”

by Ann Wright, published on Popular Resistance, March 27 2021 A Chinese military takeover of Taiwan is the top U.S. concern in Asia and the Pacific, according to the admiral nominated to lead the U.S. military’s Indo-Pacific combatant command. During his confirmation hearing to head the command that covers 51 percent of the globe, U.S. Pacific Fleet commander Admiral John[…]

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The Necessity of Dismantling the U.S.—A conversation with Ajamu Baraka

by Kollibri terre Sonnenblume, published on Counterpunch, March 12, 2021 On February 26th, I interviewed Ajamu Baraka for my podcast. Baraka is a veteran grassroots organizer whose roots are in the Black Liberation Movement and anti-apartheid and Central American solidarity struggles. He is an internationally recognized leader of the emerging human rights movement in the U.S. and has been at[…]

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Biden’s Magic Tricks: Watch Both of His Hands

by Bruce Gagnon, published on Organizing Notes, February 5, 2021 During the Obama administration the Modus operandi (MO) was to play magic tricks. Obama would announce a good thing and then at the same time do a really bad thing.  I started urging people to watch both of the magicians hands. Following Obama’s slight of hand tricks, Biden is off[…]

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On U.S. “Adversaries”

by Gary Leupp, published on CounterPunch, January 20, 2021 The United States more or less officially regards a handful of countries as “adversaries”: Russia, China, Iran, North Korea, Syria, and Venezuela. There is not an official list approved by Congress, but the term is applied by politicians and journalists routinely to these countries. The reasons for their enmity are rarely[…]

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Losers Suckers and War

by Margaret Kimberley, published on Black Agenda Report, September 9, 2020 Democrats are up in arms over Trump’s latest mouth-burst, but the truth is that both corporate parties have made the people suckers for endless, “bipartisan” wars. “The suckers were always those who could not get out of military service when there was still a draft.’ Americans certainly love war.[…]

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