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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Global Supply Chain Crisis: Workers’ Health and Safety vs. Capitalists’ Profits

by Betsey Piette, published on Workers World, October 7, 2021 At the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic in 2020, panic buying seemed to create a shortage of different necessities, including toilet paper. Midway through the COVID-19 pandemic, housing prices started rising drastically, as demand surpassed supply due to shortages of construction materials. As students returned to in-person learning, schools found[…]

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Wuhan Red Herring?

by Gwen D’Arcangelis, published on Covert Action Magazine, September 30, 2021 From the U.S. Right to the U.S. Left, We Need to Reorient our Attention to What Our Own Government and Scientists Have Been Doing in Germ Research and Germ Warfare Labs. At the end of August, the U.S. intelligence community released its report on the origins of SARS-CoV-2, the[…]

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Nicaragua at a Revolutionary Crossroads and in Imperialist Crosshairs

by Netfa Freeman, published on Hood Communist, September 2, 2021 U.S. attack on Nicaragua targets its Black community. There is a page in the playbook for U.S. imperialist regime change in Latin America that includes exploiting the identity politics of Blackness. A recent example was the unrest in Cuba a month ago that included a sophisticated attempt to paint the[…]

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Julian Assange and the CIA-USA Daily Wars Against Humanity

by Jeff Mackler, October 10, 2021 Introductory note: The weekend of October 23-25, in anticipation of a UK court convening to re-consider a previous lower court decision to refuse Julian Assange’s extradition to the U.S., Assange supporters will be mobilizing across the U.S. and worldwide demanding: Free Julian Assange! Drop the Charges! No to Extradition! Free Speech! Free Press! Free[…]

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Thousands of Police Killings in the U.S. are Unreported

by Margaret Kimberley, published on Black Agenda Report, October 6, 2021 Police killings of Black people are a feature of American law enforcement and they are deliberately under counted. The New York Times and other outlets report that most police killings in this country are “mislabeled .” The sanitized language is worse than an understatement because it implies that these[…]

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Forbes Reveals Why the US Government Is Trying to Extradite Venezuelan Diplomat Alex Saab

by Roger Harris, published on Counterpunch, October 6, 2021 I think this is a win-win for the U.S.  Whether they manage to extradite him and pump him for information or not, as long as Cape Verde continues to hold him, his life is increasingly threatened by cancer.  If he dies in custody, the Venezuelan government will permanently lose his services[…]

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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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Contemptible Court Sentences Courageous Attorney for Contempt of Court

by Cliff Conner, published on Socialist Action, October 5, 2021 The arrogance and open spite of the judge in this case is profoundly disturbing. [jb] ON OCTOBER 1, 2021, the sun rose in the east and Steven Donziger was sentenced to prison. Both events were equally predictable, but only the latter was a consequence of the systematic corruption of what[…]

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