Stop the Wars at Home and Abroad!

‘The Rule of Law Says That the Islands are Chinese’

Global Times interviews Anthony Carty,  published April 6, 2024 GT Editor’s Note: The recent tensions between China and the Philippines have been flared up by the Philippines to make illegal claims over South China Sea islands and maritime rights. Nonetheless, a book written by Anthony Carty (Carty), an Irish professor of international law and now a visiting professor at the[…]

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U.S. Attacks China for Opposing Japan’s Radioactive Water Release

by Barry Shephard, published on Socialist Action, September 11, 2023 China isn’t the only country worried about the release of radioactive water from Fukushima’s cooling pools into the Pacific.  [jb] Reflecting Washington’s charges, a lurid article in the September 1 New York Times is headlined “Bending Truth, China Stokes Ire Against Japan.” The gist of the article is that the[…]

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‘The Leading Class in the Philippine Revolution is the Proletariat’

By Phoebe De Padua, published on Workers World, August 9, 2023 This slightly edited talk was presented July 31 on the Workers World Party webinar titled “Lenin and the working class.” Go to youtube.com/watch?v=bNLB1b3tFKY to view the entire webinar.   Warm and militant greetings, comrades! I am very glad to be part of this important and relevant webinar presented by Workers[…]

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Protests Erupt Against U.S. Military Exercises and Expansion of U.S. Military Footprint in The Philippines

by Jeremy Kuzmarov, published on CovertAction Magazine, May 2, 2023 Filipinos Don’t Want to Be Used as a “Footstool for American Power Projection and Provocation” Says Filipino Peace Activist This past month, more than 3,000 U.S. and Filipino soldiers participated in a three-week live-fire military exercise called Balikatan, which included a drill to blow up a mock Chinese warship in[…]

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“Provoked” NATO Expansion, “Unprovoked” Ukraine War, and the Dire “China Threat”

by Felix Abt, published on CovertAction Magazine, March 15, 2023 Claims made by transatlantic politicians and their media partners turn reality upside down—and would baffle even George Orwell. U.S. President Joe Biden, Western politicians and their media partners agree that Russia’s invasion of Ukraine was “unprovoked.” The president of the country notorious for its numerous unprovoked wars of aggression called[…]

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Supporting New U.S. bases in the Philippines Isn’t an Option

by Bernadette Ellorin and Azadeh Shahshahani, published in The Progressive, March 20, 2023 The Philippines remains the largest recipient of U.S. military aid in the Indo-Pacific region, having received more than $1.14 billion in funding from 2015 to 2022. These bases were used in every major U.S. war in the twentieth century, as well as serving as “rest and recreation” sites[…]

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U.S. Military Out of the Philippines

by by Seiji Yamada, Arcelita Imasa, and Richard Rothschiller, Published on Counterpunch, March 7, 2023 In January, the Philippine and US governments announced plans to allow U.S. military access to four additional bases in the Philippines. This agreement to base more U.S. military assets in the Philippines poses a threat to peace. Signaled by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton writing[…]

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Making Taiwan the Ukraine of the East

by Vijay Prashad, published on Consortium News, February 9, 2023 President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. of the Philippines met with U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin at Malacañang Palace in Manila on Feb. 2, where they agreed to expand the U.S. military presence in the country. In a joint statement, the two governments agreed to “announce their plans to accelerate the full implementation of[…]

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