The Migrant Caravan and U.S. Policy

by Margaret Kimberley, published on Black Agenda Report: Freedom Rider Blog, October 24, 2018 Washington blames “socialism” when Venezuelans flee their country’s US-created economic crisis, but defame Honduran refugees fleeing the misery created by the US in that country. “The United States must stop interfering in other nations and end its subversion of other countries’ democratic processes.” There are an[…]

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How to Talk About the Migrant Caravan

A protest in Iowa coinciding with a state visit by A.G. Jeff Sessions, organised by Iowa CCI in partnership with AFSC., Photo: AFSC / Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement Editor’s Note: I liked this article because it provides talking points for those engaged in political conversation with non-activists.  And, regardless of where we stand on political change, there are instances[…]

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“Abolish ICE”? Then Why Not Abolish All US Militarism?

by Doug Noble, originally published on CounterPunch, August 21, 2018 US antiwar and antidrone activists have for years bumped up against a major obstacle in our organizing of fellow citizens: Namely, the chasm of disconnect between our own understanding (shared by most of the world’s population) of the US as the most evil, dangerous militarized threat in the world, on[…]

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Washington withdraws from the United Nations Human Rights Council

by Abayomi Azikiwe, originally published on Pambazuka, August 11, 2018 The Trump administration withdraws from the United Nations Human Rights Council, while racism, social deprivation and war intensify. The administration, however, denies the escalating oppression and impoverishment of the masses. On 19 June, the administration of President Donald Trump announced the United States withdrawal from the United Nations Human Rights[…]

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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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Syria Calls Refugees Home While US Imperialism Punishes the Refugees it Creates

In a photo taken during a guided government tour, Syrian soldiers raise their weapons while holding a picture of President Bashar Assad as they leave the eastern city of Deir al-Zour on Aug. 16, following a 10-day military operation. by Danny Haiphong, first Published on Black Agenda Report “Our focus should be on stopping the wars that create refugees, including[…]

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Of Wars, Childhood and Guns

Of Wars, Childhood and Guns: an Iraqi-American Woman’s Plea for Change Guest Post by Tiba Fatli At the age of 13, my family packed our belongings (one small bag each) and fled Iraq headed towards Syria. As a non-white naturalized American citizen, I am often asked mostly by strangers ‘where I am from,’ which is almost always followed by daunting[…]

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