U.S. Peace Council Statement on Proposed Removal of US Troops from Syria

US Peace Council Statement, December 27, 2018 On December 19, President Donald Trump announced that he would remove 2,000 US troops “now” from the territory of Syria. Defense Secretary James Mattis resigned over differences with his President over this drawdown. Trump also announced he would remove 7,000 troops from the war on Afghanistan, arguably the longest single US war. Corporate media and[…]

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The Long, Brutal U.S. War on Children in the Middle East

Photo:  Yemen’s starving mothers — Ahmed Rashid Mokbel, a severely malnourished 7-month-old Yemeni boy, is given formula by his mother at the Al-Sadaqa Hospital in Aden, Yemen, in this Feb. 13, 2018. The boy weighed only 3.3 kg (7 pounds). The Al-Sadaqa Hospital treats malnourishment cases from across southern Yemen _ those that are lucky enough to get there. ~[…]

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Governments’ Failures On Climate Spur New Actions

by Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, from Popular Resistance, November 25, 2018 Notes from the UK: We are currently traveling in the United Kingdom, following our participation in the No US NATO Bases conference in Dublin, Ireland and delivery of a letter to the International Criminal Court in The Hague calling for a full investigation of Israel’s war crimes. We[…]

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Voices Rising for Yemen – Final Day

Header and photos all from Voices for Creative Nonviolence by Kathy Kelly, published on Voices for Creative Nonviolence, November 8, 2018 Over these past three days, Voices and a coalition of justice-minded organizations have been at and around the United Nations in New York City protesting the ongoing U.S.-Saudi attack on famine- imperiled Yemen.  Details are available at www.vcnv.org along[…]

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Women’s March On The Pentagon Helps Rebuild Peace Movement

Published on Popular Resistance, October 22, 2019, original source, Sputnik News Massive Anti-War Rally Held Near Pentagon A massive antiwar rally started on Sunday in national capitals’ closest suburb, a Sputnik correspondent reported. Hundreds of people participate in Women’s March on Pentagon rally to voice their protest against aggressive US foreign policy. The march dedicated to the 51st anniversary of the big rally of 1967, when dozens of thousands[…]

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Activists Resist Proposed Rules to Curtail Protest in the Parks and Streets of Washington DC

Image: 1971 protest against the Vietnam War Popular Resistance submitted this articulate and detailed comment in opposition to proposed changes by the National Park Service intended to curtail public use of the parks in Washington DC for the purpose of protest actions and civilian gatherings to “petition the Government [notably located in Washington DC) for a redress of grievances”.  by[…]

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What’s Behind the Protests Rocking Nicaragua?

Women and girls build a barricade in Managua, Nicaragua to protect their selfs from paramilitary and police. June 16 2018 by Christine Marie, published on Socialist Action, August 9, 2018 Since April, hundreds of thousands of Nicaraguans have taken to the streets in protest of the policies of the government led by FSLN President Daniel Ortega. The protests at one[…]

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Anti ICE Protests Across the Country

Header Image: San Francisco anti-ICE protesters surround ICE office in March Protests hit Northeastern contract with ICE By Belladonna Ashman posted on Workers World, August 9, 2018 Boston — As night fell on July 31, protesters from Movimiento Cosecha, who had gathered outside the house of Northeastern University’s president, announced that they would be occupying the area until Northeastern canceled[…]

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Stop Inhumane Policies Against Migrants!

By The Fourth International Bureau, originally published on Socialist Action, July 28, 2018 Children separated from their families and caged in Trump’s USA, thousands drowning as they cross the Mediterranean, boats transporting migrants refused the right to dock by Salvini’s Italy, Orban’s Hungary declaring that helping refugees is a crime, 370 thousand Rohingya fleeing from to Bangladesh after another military[…]

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Thousands resist pollution from copper smelting plant in India

By Ruan Munasinghe, originally published on Socialist Action, July 12, 2018 On May 22, thousands of protesters in the town and district of Thoothukudi (also known by its British name, Tuticorin), in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu, expressed anguish as victims of pollution from the area’s copper smelter. Police and paramilitary fired into the crowd, killing 13 and injuring[…]

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