“Operation Brown Nose” U.S. Aids French Dirty Work in Africa

by Mark P. Fancher, Published on Black Agenda Report, September 18, 2019 The U.S. has gone extra miles to support French military efforts to protect uranium mining in Niger. “When U.S. economic or geo-political interests are in jeopardy in Africa, France is often regarded as the “go-to” country for a military solution.” Two years ago, four U.S. soldiers deployed in[…]

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The fight to Free Mumia Enters Historic New Phase

by Ted Kelly, Published on Workers World, September 20, 2019 For decades, the movement to release African-American political prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal has been on the front lines in the fight against white supremacy and capitalist mass incarceration. Generations of new revolutionaries have grown up in this struggle, and Mumia’s longtime supporters have in turn become their mentors as the most[…]

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Elizabeth Warren and the Weaponization of Identity Politics

by Danny Haiphong, Published on American Herald Tribune, October 1, 2019 According to MSNBC pundit and Democratic Party strategist Emily Tisch Sussman, anyone who supports Sanders over Warren is “kind of showing your sexism.” This remark received heavy criticism from Sanders supporters on Twitter through the viral hashtag #WomenforBernie. This kind of comment from the heir to the Tisch and[…]

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Haiti: Massive Protests Continue Calling for Presidents Removal

Published in TeleSUR English, September 29, 2019 “Jovenel Moise must leave. He is no longer our president. He is unable to provide solutions to our problems,” a protester told EFE agency. Haiti experience Friday one of the most massive protests ever it the country’s recent history as people took to the streets, called by the opposition, in the main cities to demand the immediate resignation of United-States[…]

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On the Road to Damascus: International Conference in Syria on Sanctions and Its Blowback

Syrians say it’s even harder now to make ends meet than it was during the height of their country’s war because of intensified U.S and European sanctions. by Roger D. Harris, Published on MintPress News, September 21, 2019 Welcome to your second country, that was the greeting our Syrian hosts gave us when we arrived for the International Trade Union[…]

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The Wounds of War in Afghanistan

by  Kathy Kelly, Published on Voices for Creative Nonviolence, September 27, 2019 Its economy gutted by war, Afghanistan’s largest cash crop remains opium. Yet farmers there do grow other crops for export. Villagers in the Wazir Tangi area of Nangarhar province, for example, cultivate pine nuts. As a precaution, this year at harvest time, village elders notified the governor of[…]

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Open Letter to Congress: Why the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act of 2019 Must Be Opposed

by Margaret Flowers, Kevin Zeese and K.J. Noh, Published on Popular Resistance, September 18, 2019 Note: Congress is currently considering the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act of 2019.  If this bill becomes law it will increase conflict between the US and China and increase US meddling in Hong Kong. It will become an excuse for unilateral coercive measures[…]

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Ajamu Baraka Receives 2019 US Peace Prize

We are pleased to announce that the 2019 US Peace Prize has been awarded to the Honorable Ajamu Baraka, “whose bold antiwar actions, writings, speeches, and leadership provide an inspiring voice against militarism.” Michael Knox, Chair of the Foundation, presented the award during a forum on September 23 in New York City.  In his remarks Knox said, “Thank you, Ajamu, for your outstanding domestic and international activism to end wars and militarism.  We applaud your long and distinguished record[…]

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