Where We Stand

by Jeff Mackler, published on Socialist Action, April 11, 2022 Ukraine: No to the U.S.-orchestrated fascist coup! Editor: The statement below was approved by the April 9, 2022 meeting of Socialist Action’s National Committee. Serious political analysis on the left always begins with the facts. Substituting abstract theory not based on facts is always a dead end for the socialist[…]

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Chronicle of a War Foretold

by Chris Hedges, published on ScheerPost, February 24, 2022 I was in Eastern Europe in 1989, reporting on the revolutions that overthrew the ossified communist dictatorships that led to the collapse of the Soviet Union. It was a time of hope. NATO, with the breakup of the Soviet empire, became obsolete. President Mikhail Gorbachev reached out to Washington and Europe[…]

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Palestine is the Test

by Susan Abulhawa, published on Workers World, September 24, 2020 The following is a lightly edited transcript of a Sept. 19 talk by Palestinian novelist and Workers World Party member Susan Abulhawa during a “Free Palestine! No Normalization with Colonization or Occupation!’ webinar sponsored by WWP. [WWE] We’ve known for years that the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Saudi Arabia and[…]

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U.S. Military Budget Seen From Italy

By Manlio Dinucci posted on Workers World, February 19, 2020 Published Feb. 18 in Il Manifesto in Dinucci’s “Art of War” column, which examines Trump’s proposed military budget. Translation by John Catalinotto. The “Budget for the Future of America,” which the U.S. government submitted, shows what the Trump administration’s priorities are in the federal budget for fiscal year 2021 (which[…]

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How Do Weapons Makers Sleep at Night?

by David Swanson, published on Let’s Try Democracy, September 11, 2018 A new report by Medea Benjamin and Nicolas Davies “focuses on the five largest U.S. arms manufacturers — Lockheed Martin, Boeing, Raytheon, Northrop Grumman and General Dynamics — and their dealings with three repressive nations: Saudi Arabia, Israel and Egypt.” This may prove to be a very valuable approach.[…]

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