Notes From Wartorn Ethiopia

by Ann Garrison, published on Black Agenda Report, April 13, 2022 Ann is writing from Ethiopia where she is investigating the ongoing war between the US backed Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) against the elected government of Ethiopia.  [jb] I’m writing from Ethiopia, where the war that began in November 2020 continues, with the US backing their former puppet, the[…]

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While Eyes Were Watching Ukraine… Africa Was Ablaze

by Maj. Danny Sjursen, published on Antiwar.com, February 3, 2022 Let’s be honest: Americans don’t care about Africa – by and large, at least. Despite the lies we tell ourselves – and the raging debates we have – about PC-culture, critical race theory, and so on, this remains a salient fact. Sure, the delusion is soothing. It tends to bring[…]

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Ethiopia: Assailed by Terrorists and Betrayed by the West

by Graham Peebles, published on Countercurrents, October 30, 2021 As the new government led by Prime-Minister Ahmed Abiy takes office for their second term, the West’s relentless propaganda campaign against Ethiopia continues. Since the Tigray Peoples Liberation Front (TPLF) attacked the Ethiopian State on 4 November 2020 (the day after President Biden was elected coincidentally), the US and allies, factions[…]

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How Not to Celebrate Juneteenth

by Margaret Kimberley, published on Black Agenda Report, June 16, 2021 An interesting history lesson from the author of Prejudential: Black America and the Presidents.  [jb] Juneteenth has become the latest iteration of liberal capture of Black politics, opportunistic virtue signaling, and the intentional misrepresentation of America’s history. “An opportunity to discuss resistance against oppression has been turned into a[…]

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Yes, Gov. Northam Should Resign – But He’s Not the Only Problem

Photo: Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam’s (D) page in his 1984 Eastern Virginia Medical School yearbook. The page shows a picture, at right, of a person in blackface and another wearing a Ku Klux Klan hood. (Eastern Virginia Medical School/AP) by Phil Wilayto, Virginia Defenders, February 7, 2019 Yes, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam should resign. Immediately. No question. But progressives in[…]

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Todays Wars Have Roots in Tragic 1993 US Intervention in Somalia

By Ann Wright, previously published on CodePink.org and WorldBeyondWar.org Several days ago, a journalist contacted me about a memorandum titled “Legal and human rights aspects of UNOSOM military operations” I had written in 1993, twenty-five years ago.  At the time, I was the chief of the Justice Division of the United Nations Operations in Somalia (UNOSOM).  I had been seconded[…]

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Colombia Fact Sheet

Editor’s Note: If you have been following the MSM on Columbia, you may think the peacemaking initiatives in Columbia are working towards a just future for the Colombian people rather than an extension of the pacification policies of the past.  You need to think again. Alliance for Global Justice Fact Sheet to support the August Days for Peace in Columbia.[…]

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