The Ongoing Agony of the Obama-Trump War on the People of Yemen

Once again, the hypocritical morality of the U.S. and the West is exposed. With all of its moralistic pontificating about human rights, humanitarianism, the responsibility to protect, the global public is reminded that U.S. and Western geo-political interests will always “trump” their supposed commitments to the rule of law, human rights, and all of the other high-sounding principles that they[…]

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Israeli demolition of entire Palestinian villages continues with no end in sight

Republished from If Americans Only Knew Stories keep pouring in of Israel demolishing Palestinian villages; many of the buildings destroyed were donated by EU organizations; schools have been razed; residents are often required to pay tens of thousands of dollars for the destruction of their own homes; nearly 160,000 Bedouins live in “unrecognized” villages built before 1948 that Israel has[…]

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Zimbabwe Update

Analysis of the ongoing transition in Zimbabwe by Abayomi Azikiwe of Pan Africa News Wire. The Zimbabwean military has moved to oust 93 year old President Mugabe after 30 years in power. Abayomi explains the politics behind the move and provides a background through Zimbabwean and African history. What is going on with the Coup in Zimbabwe: RT Interview, Nov[…]

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Anti-riot policemen blocked members of the GABRIELA (Women's Group) who denounce the planned visit of U.S. President Donald Trump to attend the 31st Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) leaders summit during a protest outside the U.S. embassy in metro Manila, Philippines, November 9, 2017. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco

As Trump Visits ASEAN Summit, Philippine Groups Stage Huge Anti-Imperialist Rallies

Reprinted from TeleSUR IN PICTURES: “The ASEAN Summit translates to unlimited exploitation and unlimited plunder,” said Anakbayan National Chairperson Vencer Crisostomo. Mass movements from across the Philippines have staged huge protests across Metro Manila to protest the ASEAN summit and the visit of U.S. President Donald Trump, sparking massive repression by Philippine National Police personnel tasked with guarding the summit.[…]

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Humanitarian Crisis in Yemen: Are Negotiations Being Considered?

Originally published in New Eastern Outlook From the moment that the Saudi-led onslaught against Yemen began, the USA has been solidly behind Riyadh. Yemen now faces a humanitarian crisis, yet the forces committed to sovereignty and economic development remain strong, nowhere near surrender. Signs now indicate that as the war continues, some circles within the US power structure may be[…]

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Commonality of Oppression, Solidarity in Struggle, Liberation for a Better World: Freedom

Khury Petersen-Smith explores the commonalities of the struggle of Black Americans with that of the Palestinian people. This is a wonderful talk on an important subject.   I recorded the event on my iPhone which, unfortunately, was low on minutes.   Not wishing to have the entire 2 hours in a single recording, (and being low on minutes) I rather awkwardly broke[…]

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