Bill to Give Israel Billions of Dollars Passes House, Now on to Senate

by Alison Weir, published on Israel/Palestine News, August 1, 2021 While US Citizens go homeless and hungry, Israel receives billions from our government. This bill passed while the eviction moratorium was dropped and then only partially resuscitated  the day before members of congress went on vacation.  US citizens can fend for themselves while Israelis are well supported.    [jb] A[…]

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Biden’s $Trillion Taxing the Rich Social Infrastructure Charade Crumbles

by Jeff Mackler, published on Socialist Action, July 18, 2021 Today the New York Times announced that the modified (gutted) bill had passed the Senate.   The Biden administration is claiming success in bipartisan collaboration. [jb] If we are to believe the almost daily front-page major media headlines, President Joseph Biden has embarked on an historic congressional battle to massively fund[…]

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Biden Must Reprogram Funds for Subversion in Cuba

By Alejandra Garcia, published on Resumen English, March 3, 2021 Of the never-ending list of U.S. measures against Cuba, much is said about the six-decade economic blockade. However, less attention is paid to the former U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to maintain the program that has allocated over $250 million in the last twenty years to covert subversion operations against[…]

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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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Covid-19 catch-22: Regime-change policies come packed with US pandemic relief

by Alexander Rubenstein and Jeb Sprague, published on The Grayzone, December 20, 2020 Ed Note: I just saw an article ‘fact checking’ the contention that the monies for ‘foreign policy’ are ‘in’ the COVID relief bill. Please focus on the fact that these other expenses are in the huge ‘omnibus’ spending bill that was, as Rubenstein and Sprague assert “debated[…]

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Time to Build a Movement to Cut Runaway Military Spending

Statement from U.S. Peace Council, August 3 2020 This statement was written last summer but the reality that drives it is more pertinent than ever.  We need to update these issues.   While Congress continues to bicker over whether or not to proceed and how they might proceed with monies to address the COVID-19 crisis, they calmly support budgeting hundreds of[…]

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