Grasping Our Future vs a Neoliberal Dystopia

by Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J.S. Davies, October 20, 2021 In country after country around the world, people are rising up to challenge entrenched, failing neoliberal political and economic systems, with mixed but sometimes promising results. Progressive leaders in the U.S. Congress are refusing to back down on the Democrats’ promises to American voters to reduce poverty, expand rights to[…]

Read more

Drone Whistleblower Thrown in Pen With Terrorists

by John Kiriaku, published on Consortium News, October 19, 2021 When the hearing occurs for the U.S. Appeal of the ruling on Julian Assange’s case, they will insist that they will treat him well and manage his fragile mental health.  I hope his lawyers will raise the issue of Daniel Hale’s treatment by the so called ‘justice system’ here.  Even[…]

Read more

The Syrian Charity Scam

by Paul Larudee, published in Covert Action Magazine, October 20, 2021 Are major charitable organizations supporting terrorist organizations through tax-deductible donations while denying aid to those they claim to serve? Doctors Without Borders, the Syrian Emergency Task Force, the International Rescue Committee, the Syrian American Medical Society, the White Helmets, Syrian Forum USA, Islamic Relief USA, CARE, the Syrian American[…]

Read more

U.S. Illegally Extradites Venezuelan Diplomat from Cabo Verde to the U.S.

News Release from the Free Alex Saab Committee, published on Workers World, October 18, 2021 The Venezuelan diplomat Alex Saab was renditioned and kidnapped to the U.S. on October 16 without waiting for a final extradition decision. The action was taken in secret, without notifying his defense team and without relevant documentation. Saab had been imprisoned in Cabo Verde since[…]

Read more

Blinken: US Policy Is to ‘Oppose the Reconstruction of Syria’

by Dave DeCamp, published on Antiwar.com, October 13, 2021 Just in case you were wondering, or perhaps thought this was an accidental side-effect of punishing the much hated government of Syria…  [jb] On Wednesday, Secretary of State Antony Blinken said the US position on Syria is to “oppose” the country’s reconstruction and not support any attempts at normalization with the[…]

Read more

Solidarity with Long Time Antiwar Activist Joe Lombardo

UNAC Statement on FBI Harassment of the Antiwar Movement The FBI visited the ex-wife of the UNAC coordinator, Joe Lombardo.  They said that they wanted to speak with her about his trips to Russia and Venezuela.  These trips were taken on behalf of UNAC to attend antiwar conferences in Russia and as part of an antiwar delegation to Venezuela to[…]

Read more

Propaganda War Against China Aims to Expand U.S. Hegemony and Eradicate Socialism

by Danny Haiphong, published on Black Agenda Report, October 13, 2021 Anti-China propaganda is intended to indoctrinate Americans with fear and hatred and gain support for war against that country and against socialism itself. This is an edited version of remarks given by the author at the Friends of Socialist China’s webinar entitled, Propaganda War Against China, held on October[…]

Read more

U.S. Delegation Demands: Defend Nicaragua!

Published on Workers World, October 11, 2021 From Managua, Nicaragua Nicaragua’s Alliance for Global Justice delegation visited Nicaragua to learn about the advances of the Sandinista government over the last 15 years. The object of the visit was to counter the tsunami of false information daily churned out by the U.S. State Department and its allies in the national and[…]

Read more