Fighting an End to Endless Wars

by Caitlin Johnstone, published on Consortium News, August 30, 2021 In the wake of the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan influential promoters of Western militarism have been absolutely fuming about the popular idea of ending the forever wars, and their tantrums are not even trying to disguise it as something else. They’re literally using that phrase, “ending the forever wars,” and[…]

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The Western Imperial Left’s Collaboration with the Western Bourgeoisie

by Ajamu Baraka, published on Black Agenda Report, September 1, 2021 As the Western left has become more aligned with their imperialist bourgeoisie in the destabilization of the Global South, the radical Black tradition provides a clear approach to “turn imperialist wars into wars against imperialism.” Changes in historical conditions can elevate a secondary contradiction to a primary, and antagonistic[…]

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The Great Immigration Invasion Hoax

by James Goodman, published in The Progressive Magazine,  August 17, 2021 Rightwing propaganda and Biden’s continuation of Trump era barriers to migrants and refugees attempting to cross the southern border collude to create an atmosphere of xenophobia and ignorance in the United States.  What was big news under the Trump Administration continues in the shadows under President Biden. Someone ought[…]

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Hiroshima-Nagasaki: The Story They Want Us to Forget

by Bruce Gagnon, published on Organizing Notes, August 5, 2021 The world’s first nuclear explosion occurred on July 16, 1945, when a plutonium implosion device was tested at a site located 210 miles south of Los Alamos, New Mexico, on the barren plains of the Alamogordo Bombing Range, known as the Jornada del Muerto (day of the dead). US President Harry[…]

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Biden, Putin and the Press

by Margaret Kimberley, published on Black Agenda Report, June 23, 2021 “The United States has declared Russia an enemy and openly supports people who want to bring about regime change.” Corporate media in the United States work hand in hand with the state and promote its neoliberal and imperialist agenda. There is great continuity from administration to administration and nowhere[…]

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How U.S. and Afghan Government Propaganda Have Shaped Our Understanding of the War

by Sangar Paykhar, published on Afghan Eye, May 29, 2021 An interesting piece where a native Afghan presents a U.S. Military Analyst’s explanation of how opportunistic and self referential assertions by these 2 confederates (The U.S. military and the Afghan puppet government) are far from the understanding and interests of most Afghan people. [jb] Recently, the US Central Command reported[…]

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Leftist Anti-Anti-Imperialism

by Roger D. Harris, published on Black Agenda Report, June 9, 2021 The phony Left dabbles in R2P interventions and claims the world is plagued by a plethora of imperialisms, thus letting the superpower and its allies off the hook. “The true anti-imperialist stance is no intervention – humanitarian or otherwise.” Academic Gilbert Achcar, in an article originally in New Politics[…]

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The Russia Question

by James W. Carden, Marshall Auerback & Patrick Lawrence, published on The Scrum, May 14, 2021  (republished with permission) U.S. President Biden will soon be meeting with Russian President Putin.  This article, now a month old, provides a timeline of the deterioration of U.S. – Russian relations, but also of U.S. internationalism, completely overcome now by the self-centered vision of[…]

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Rural Teacher Pedro Castillo Poised to Write a New Chapter in Peru’s History

by Medea Benjamin and Leonardo Flores, June 8, 2021 With his wide-brimmed peasant hat and oversized teacher’s pencil held high, Peru’s Pedro Castillo has been traveling the country exhorting voters to get behind a call that has been particularly urgent during this devastating pandemic: “No más pobres en un país rico” – No more poor people in a rich country.[…]

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