In Defense of Anti-Imperialism: Letters to The Nation

Both the letters below are derived from full responses that The Nation refused to print unless they were cut to 300 word letters to the editor. [jb] Letter from United National AntiWar Coalition: Gilbert Achcar’s article, “How to Avoid the ‘Anti-Imperialism’ of Fools,” argues that the peace movement has changed over time. In his opinion, it was correct to oppose the[…]

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Hands off Cuba! End the Blockade!

Statement by the United National Antiwar Coalition The United National Antiwar Coalition stands firmly with the Cuban people and their revolutionary government against any US intervention in Cuba’s affairs. We continue our calls to lift the punitive US blockade of Cuba that has caused humanitarian shortages [and been tightened] during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The recent disruptions inside Cuba have[…]

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The Killing of Jovenel Moise Must Not be an Excuse for U.S. Intervention U.S. Hands off Haiti

United National Antiwar Coalition Statement The assassination of Haitian president Jovenel Moise is yet another tragic event for the people of that country. His death only creates new traumas for Haiti. Moise was the latest United States installed puppet, whose administration continued in defiance of Haiti’s constitution which in fact required him to step down in February 2021. Haitians in[…]

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Black Alliance for Peace Condemns U.S. Attempt to Continue War on Afghanistan As Afghan President Visits Biden

Statement from Black Alliance for Peace, June 25, 2021 Slightly out of date, but right-on in it’s assertions. [jb] JUNE 25, 2021—As Afghan President Ashraf Ghani makes his rounds this week in Washington, the Black Alliance for Peace (BAP) opposes any effort to prolong the U.S. war on the Afghan people, including efforts to keep the United States engaged in[…]

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Protest the U.S. Bombing of Iraq and Syria

UNAC Statement For the second time in the short period since the Biden administration has taken office, the United States has bombed Syria. This time Biden also bombed Iraq. Both attacks are illegal and violations of international laws guaranteeing the sovereignty and autonomy of all countries. If anyone thought the election of Joe Biden would bring peace in the Middle[…]

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Don’t Allow Another U.S.-NATO Libya in the Horn of Africa

Statement by Black Alliance for Peace, June 24, 2021 Paternalistic U.S. government political posturing toward Africa has a history of turning into fatal consequences for the masses of African peoples. A decade ago, several of the same individuals who now hold positions in the Biden administration were accomplices in the U.S.-led NATO decimation of Libya, which was rationalized under the[…]

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UNAC Response to the Attack on Our Anti-Imperialism Published in The Nation

By the United National Antiwar Coalition (UNAC) Recently, there have been increased attacks on the peace movement from “progressives” for our consistent opposition to U.S. intervention in other countries. A recent sign-on letter was produced with hundreds of signatures attacking our opposition to outside intervention in Syria. UNAC answered that letter with our own sign-on letter explaining our position on[…]

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Free Palestine; End the Israeli Zionist Occupation

United National Antiwar Coalition Statement Update: The latest casualty figures I could find were 181 dead in Gaza, including 41 children and hundreds injured.   15 protesters murdered in the West Bank with more than 100 injured.  8 Israelis have been killed by Hamas rocket fire in retaliation, initially for Israeli attacks on Palestinians in Sheikh Jarrah and Al-Aksa, and now[…]

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Ramsey Clark, Human Rights Fighter, 1927-2021

by Sara Flounders, published on International Action Center, April 12, 2021 We salute Ramsey Clark, who died April 9, 2021, an outspoken defender of all forms of popular resistance to oppression, a leader always willing to challenge the crimes of U.S. militarism and global arrogance. He remained optimistic that the power of people could determine history. His courageous voice will[…]

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We Must Say to Biden and Democrats: ‘NO War!’

Black Alliance for Peace, March 22, 2021 The reactionary character of U.S. politics is on full display as the corporate media—in alignment with the military-industrial complex—the lunatic elements of the foreign policy community and right-wing neoliberal Democrats seem committed to conditioning the public to accept yet another insane military confrontation. This time, with a real opponent—China! What makes this situation[…]

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