Seventeen years after 9/11: From “war on terror” to “great power conflict”

by Andre Damon, published on World Socialist Website, September 12, 2018 Seventeen years after the September 11, 2001 terror attacks—which became the official pretense for the “war on terror” and a series of bloody conflicts that cost the lives of at least one million people—Washington is on the verge of launching a massive new military offensive in Syria in defense[…]

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Opposing Bipartisan Warmongering is Defending Human Rights of the Poor and Working Class

by Ajamu Baraka, previously published on Dissident Voice, Black Agenda Report and CounterPunch, August 14, 2018 The decision by Democrat party president Harry Truman to bomb the cities of Hiroshima on August 6 and Nagasaki on the 9thwith the newly developed nuclear weapon signaled to the world that the U.S. was prepared to use military force to back up its[…]

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British Collusion and Criminality

by Margaret Kimberley, originally published in her Freedom Rider column on Black Agenda Report, July 11, 2018 “Collusion continues not between Trump and Russians, but between intelligence agencies, the media and American politicians with hidden agendas.” Most people believe that Donald Trump owes his presidency to Russian activity because they have been told this repeatedly for the past two years.[…]

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A Tale of Two Summits

“No one should be concerned because Trump ruined the party held by the biggest thieves.” There were two summits of world leaders held very recently. The one which got Americans’ attention was the Group of Seven (G7), comprised of Canada, the United States, United Kingdom, France, Italy, Japan, and Germany. The meeting, held in Quebec, proved that Donald Trump means[…]

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A Conversation Daniel Patrick Welch

by Danny Haiphong, originally published on Black Agenda Report’s Independent Journalist Corner, March 7, 2018 “Americans—even ‘woke’ ones—don’t know jack about their own history: the violence, the terror on behalf of white supremacy is simply a bottomless pit.” This week I spoke with journalist and political analyst Daniel Patrick Welch (Donal Pádraig Breatnach). He is a writer of political commentary[…]

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The Russians are Coming?

Kevin Zeese of Popular Resistance circulated the following article by Mike Whitney in their daily newsletter about a week ago with the personal note below.   I thought about replacing the note with one of our own, but but what Kevin has to say is important and I can’t say it better.   But I do want to add a brief comment[…]

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Ukraine and Donbass: Four years of Solidarity and Struggle

New York protest against right-wing coup in Ukraine, Feb. 28, 2014. by Greg Butterfield, originally published on Workers World, 2/22/18 Based on a presentation given at a Workers World Party class in New York City on Feb. 20, 2018. Four years ago this week, a coup overthrew the elected government of Ukraine. Both the Democratic and Republican wings of the[…]

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US Escalates Syrian War

by Margaret Kimberley, originally published on Black Agenda Report “The commitment must be to end United States interventions and declare independence from anyone who is not firmly opposed to crimes cooked up in Washington.” The seven year-old war waged against Syria ought to be over by now. The jihadist forces backed by the United States, Israel, Turkey and Saudi Arabia[…]

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