Let the Cuban People Live! End the Blockade and Sanctions!

by Barry Shepphard, published on Socialist Action, July 24, 2021 President Biden has not only kept all of Trump’s sanctions designed to severely harm the Cuban people, he has added two more. His response to the July 11 protests in Cuba was to call for the overthrow of the socialist Cuban Revolution. The July 11 protests of the Cuban government[…]

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The Insecurity Industry

by Edward Snowden, published on Continuing Ed, July 26, 2021 I found this little article by Snowden rather entertaining.   Of course I used to be a computer programmer so this isn’t news to me.   What Ed neglects to mention here is that many of the same insecurities exist in the modem your internet provide gives you, your router and Alexis[…]

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Bolivia: Evo Morales Warns of Right-Wing Maneuvers

Translated by Walter Lippmann for CubaNews and edited by Workers World, August 13, 2021 Former president Evo Morales, leader of the Movimiento al Socialismo (MAS) party, denounced, this Aug. 4, the Bolivian political right for promoting destabilizing maneuvers disguised as political activism. “Once again, the coup plotters announce antidemocratic mobilizations against the legitimate, legal and constitutional government of our brother[…]

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US and China Provide Vaccine Aid, Each In Their Own Mode

by Sara Flounders, published on Workers World, August 10, 2021 In a stunning announcement Aug. 5, China’s President Xi Jinping informed the First International Forum on COVID-19 Vaccine Cooperation of the country’s donation of 2 billion doses of COVID-19 vaccines to developing and poor countries within the next four months. This urgent step builds solidarity and makes vaccines accessible in[…]

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Bill to Give Israel Billions of Dollars Passes House, Now on to Senate

by Alison Weir, published on Israel/Palestine News, August 1, 2021 While US Citizens go homeless and hungry, Israel receives billions from our government. This bill passed while the eviction moratorium was dropped and then only partially resuscitated  the day before members of congress went on vacation.  US citizens can fend for themselves while Israelis are well supported.    [jb] A[…]

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U.S. Government Owes Afghan Civilians for Past 20 Years of War and Brutal Impoverishment

by Kathy Kelly, published on Covert Action, August 2, 2021 In mid-July, 100 Afghan families from Bamiyan, a rural province of central Afghanistan mainly populated by the Hazara ethnic minority, fled to Kabul. They feared Taliban militants would attack them in Bamiyan. Over the past decade, I have gotten to know a grandmother who recalls fleeing Talib fighters in the[…]

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Biden Must Call Off the B-52s Bombing Afghan Cities

by Medea Benjamin & Nicolas J. S. Davies, August 11, 2021 Nine provincial capitals in Afghanistan have fallen to the Taliban in six days – Zaranj, Sheberghan, Sar-e-Pul, Kunduz, Taloqan, Aybak, Farah, Pul-e-Khumri and Faizabad – while fighting continues in four more – Lashkargah, Kandahar, Herat & Mazar-i-Sharif. U.S. military officials now believe Kabul, Afghanistan’s capital, could fall in one[…]

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Workers Take Over a Kellogg Factory

by Staff, published on Fightback News! August 8, 2021 Maracay City, Venezuela – In the worker-controlled Venezuelan Kellogg factory, you see the workers working diligently to make corn flake and sugary cereals in a new package displaying the Venezuelan flag and the words “Together for Venezuela.” They are wearing black caps with red letters that say, “Kellogg made in socialism.”[…]

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