Iran, Syria Challenge U.S. Sanctions With Solidarity Shipments to Lebanon

by Sara Flounders, published on Workers World, September 21, 2021 The shipments, which began arriving Sept. 16, were announced weeks in advance and brought thousands of tons of desperately needed fuel. The Iranian ships openly moved from the Red Sea through the Suez Canal and into the Mediterranean Sea to Syria’s port of Baniyas. From the Syrian port, just north[…]

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Prayer Walk Demands Justice for Native Man Assaulted by U.S. Feds

Published on TeleSUR, January 2, 2021 The Red Nation condemns the brutalization of Darrell House by National Park Service rangers on Tiwa Territory (Albuquerque, New Mexico). Native groups have taken to Petroglyphs National Monument in Tiwa Territory, commonly known as Albuquerque, New Mexico, to demand justice for Darrell House, a native man who was brutally tasered by rangers of the[…]

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Chicago Mayor Refused to Join Public Forum on Justice for Anjanette Young

By Alex Kogan, published on Fightback News, December 2020 Chicago, IL – On December 28, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot declined to participate in a public forum organized by Anjanette Young and her attorney, Keenan Saulter, to discuss transparency, accountability and justice for Young in the wake of the botched police raid and coverup perpetrated against her. Previously, Mayor Lightfoot told[…]

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Time to Rein in Amazon’s Empire

by Christy Hoffman, published on Consortium News, December 15, 2020 The world is entering an era of undeniable change that will be defined by our collective response to the human and economic devastation left by the pandemic. As Covid-19 continues to spread across the globe, Amazon´s rise to the top of the winner-take-all economy is a call to action to progressive forces who still believe in the politics of the common good and are willing to fight for the affirmation[…]

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Working Class Unites Across India for 250 Million Strong Strike

by Martha Grevatt, published on Workers World, December 1, 2020 For the second time this year, a class-wide mobilization in an “All-India strike” brought out 250 million workers. With one in four working-age people in India participating, this 24-hour work stoppage can again claim the status of “world’s biggest strike.” The first record-breaking general strike had taken place on Jan.[…]

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Churchill, Columbus and Leopold Fall Down

by Margaret Kimberley, published on Black Agenda Report, June 17, 2020 Millions of white people glorify mass murderers because their sense of identity and place in society is deeply tied to white supremacy. “It is important to name and shame the mass murderers.” The perpetrators of crimes against humanity are often elevated to positions of respect and admiration. It all depends[…]

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The United States of Distraction, A Book Review

by Ann Garrison, published on Black Agenda Report, May 6, 2020 The authors recount and document the descent into “post-truth” partisan journalism from the alt-right to the right, liberal, and even independent left media, between 2016 and now. “Team Clinton had imagined Trump would be the easiest Republican to beat, but the strategy backfired.” The complete title of Mickey Huff[…]

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Haiti faces a coronavirus catastrophe

By G. Dunkel, published on Workers World, April 8, 2020 The predictions are grim, and the figures are totally misleading: As of April 5, 6 p.m., Haiti reported only 21 COVID-19 cases and one death. The Dominican Republic, which shares the island of Hispaniola with Haiti, reported 1,745 cases and 52 deaths. (worldometers.info/coronavirus/) Haiti has only 130 ICU beds. Dr.[…]

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