The Antiwar Movement Must Not Go Back To Sleep During The Biden Presidency

by Margaret Flowers, published on Popular Resistance, February 7, 2021 On Saturday, members of the administrative committee of the United National Antiwar Coalition (UNAC), on which I serve, spoke on a webinar about the importance of building and strengthening the antiwar, anti-imperialist movement during Biden’s presidency. UNAC was founded during the summer of 2010 as it became clear that the[…]

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Biden’s Magic Tricks: Watch Both of His Hands

by Bruce Gagnon, published on Organizing Notes, February 5, 2021 During the Obama administration the Modus operandi (MO) was to play magic tricks. Obama would announce a good thing and then at the same time do a really bad thing.  I started urging people to watch both of the magicians hands. Following Obama’s slight of hand tricks, Biden is off[…]

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Grading Trump on Foreign Policy

by Jeremy Kuzmarov, published on Covert Action, December 30, 2020 Huge Military Budgets, Covert Operations, Drones and Assassinations—but hey, at least he didn’t start another major war By any objective measure, Donald Trump has been one of the worst presidents in American history. His administration exacerbated inequalities, fomented social divisions, encouraged nativist and white supremacist groups, gutted environmental protections, mishandled[…]

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Stand with the People of Nigeria #EndSARS

Statement from Pan-African Community Action (PACA) & the U.S. Out of Africa Network We are clear that at the root of escalating brutal and lethal repression in Nigeria is the economic and political alienation born from decades of Western neo-colonialism and an unsustainable global economy. The government forces shielding a comprador class in Nigeria are intensifying police repression against valiant[…]

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People of the World Say No to U.S. Imperialism

by Janine Solanki, published in FireThisTime Newsletter, Volume 14, June-August 2020 “I can’t breathe” were the dying words of George Floyd, repeated more than 20 times while a white police officer pressed his knee into Floyd’s neck for nearly nine minutes. During this whole time, Floyd, a 46-year old black man, was already handcuffed and pinned facedown on the ground[…]

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Pandemic in the Pacific: US Military Bases Are Hot Spots for More Than Just Covid-19

by Tiara Na’puti, published on Common Dreams, September 12, 2020 Guam has always been the U.S. military’s best kept secret. Military secrecy isn’t really new, but in the midst of the global pandemic the Pentagon ordered bases to stop publicly announcing their coronavirus cases. By July more than 29,000 service members had contracted the coronavirus, and this summer military and[…]

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Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic, the U.S. War Machine Presses On

by Jeff Mackler, published on Socialist Action, July 24, 2020 That Russia paid the Taliban financial bounties to kill 18 U.S. and “coalition” soldiers in Afghanistan is in dispute to say the least. Both Democrats and Republicans cite various and conflicting official U.S. intelligence agencies on the veracity of this latest New Cold War episode. The July 9 New York[…]

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Masters of Space: Deep Space Strategy in the Age of Trump

by Karl Grossman, published on CounterPunch, June 25, 2020 The United States “must be capable of winning wars that extend into space,” asserts a just-released “Defense Space Strategy” report. It is the first space strategy document issued by the U.S. since President Donald Trump, after declaring that the U.S. must achieve “dominance in space,” signed a measure this past December[…]

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Trump Sends Gun Boats to Venezuela While the World Partners to Fight a Deadly Pandemic

by Vijay Prashad, Paola Estrada, Ana Maldonado, and Zoe PC, published on MR Online, April 4, 2020 This article was produced by Globetrotter, a project of the Independent Media Institute. On April’s Fools Day, U.S. President Donald Trump gave a press conference where he announced a new “counter-narcotics effort” by U.S. Southern Command. “We’re deploying additional Navy destroyers, combat ships,[…]

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The Economic Risks of Trump’s Reckless Assassination

by Pepe Escobar, published in Consortium News, January 6, 2020 (Originally published on Asia Times) The bombshell facts were delivered by caretaker Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi, during an extraordinary, historic parliamentary session in Baghdad on Sunday. Maj. Gen. Qasem Soleimani had flown into Baghdad on a normal carrier flight, carrying a diplomatic passport. He had been sent by Tehran[…]

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