NBA Strike Explodes into Sportswide Protest Against Police Shooting of Jacob Blake

by Monica Moorehead, published on Workers World, August 27, 2020 Kenosha, Wis., became the epicenter of the anti-racist struggle after a 29-year-old Black man, Jacob Blake, was shot seven times in the back at point-blank range by a white police officer on Aug. 23. Kenosha is 40 miles from Milwaukee, Wisconsin’s biggest city. A recorded video showed that the unarmed[…]

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CHOP Seattle: Imagining the police-free future

by Joshua Hanks, published on Workers World, June 16, 2020 In the wake of George Floyd’s murder at the hands of Minneapolis police May 25, demonstrations, protests, marches, rallies and rebellions have spread across the U.S. This is now the largest display of civil unrest in decades, a true revolt against the racist police state that has occupied this stolen[…]

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U.S. Fight Against Racism and Repression Reaches New Heights

by Jeff Mackler, published on Socialist Action, June 14, 2020 For three weeks now, in 2,000 cities and towns across the country, unprecedented, massive, multi-racial, daily mobilizations against the ingrained institutional racism that permeates every aspect U.S. society have exploded in scope and intensity. In Washington, D.C., the world witnessed the spectacle of united Black, white and Latinx working people,[…]

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UNAC Statement on the Uprising to Defend Black Lives

Defend Black Lives! NO Police State! NO Military Dictatorship! Release all arrestees! NO more attacks on anti-racist protesters! The United National Antiwar Committee (UNAC) stands in solidarity with communities across the country who are rising up in protest against racist police violence. As Donald Trump calls for the deployment of the U.S military in response to these national protests, UNAC[…]

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The Blue Plague and Black Death

By Glen Ford, published on Black Agenda Report, May 27, 2020 George Floyd’s death by Blue Plague in Minneapolis was widely condemned by the same parties that have encouraged and funded the spread of the fatal contagion. “The Blue Plague is a serial killer that dates back to the slave patrols of the pre-Civil War South.” The pathogen that kills[…]

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Lift Syrian Sanctions Before Coronavirus Creates a Perfect Storm

by Steven Sahiounie, published on Middle East Discourse, March 16, 2020 The US and EU sanctions on Syria have taken a toll on the health and welfare of the Syrian people for many years.  They were designed to ‘hurt’ the Syrian government, but have only hurt the innocent unarmed Syrian civilians caught in the middle of a US-NATO-EU attack on[…]

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End Sanctions on Iran Petition

Iran is suffering terribly from the the combination of a serious outbreak of the novel coronavirus and US sanctions which make it difficult if not impossible for the Iranian state to acquire the resources necessary to fight the virus.   The result is a high death toll.  Meanwhile, just this week, the US (Congress and the Trump Administration) increased the severity[…]

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Solidarity With Moms for Housing

by Margaret Kimberley, published on Black Agenda Report, January 15, 2020 Black women in Oakland confronted the austerity regime head-on, by seizing the housing their families need. “Hopefully this tactic will spread and others will take the same action.” The four women in Oakland, California known as Moms 4 Housing  have been evicted from the home they seized from unscrupulous speculators.[…]

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An Open Letter to Ro Khanna and the Rest of the Congressional Wimps on Israel

by Judith Bello I am very disappointed that you supported H.Res. 246 which condemns the BDS movement, a nonviolent method of reminding Israel that the world will not continue to tolerate their oppression of the Palestinian people. I am even more disappointed in your response to queries regarding why you supported this resolution. First, you say that because it is[…]

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Yemen’s Houthi Movement Unveils “National Vision” to Heal, Rebuild, and Modernize their War-torn Nation

Feature photo | A Yemeni man cleans in front of his house during a national cleanup campaign in Sanaa, Yemen, Dec. 12, 2018. Hani Mohammed | AP by Ahmed AbdulKareem , published on MintPress News, May 7, 2019 Note: A perspective on Yemen that you probably haven’t seen  before. While MBS and MBZ focus on bombing infrastructure and taking territory[…]

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