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Why the US Assassinated General Qassem Soleimani

By Laila Tajeldine on January 3, 2020

■ The assassination by the United States of General Soleimani is a clear provocation that is intended to produce several results, including affecting Iran’s capacity in Iraq, Syria, Yemen (more…)

There can be no Climate Justice without Social Justice

By Milagros Pichardo on December 3, 2019

World leaders meet at the XXV Climate Summit in Madrid, Spain, from  Dec 2-13

“Forests are shrinking, the air is poisoned and rivers polluted. Countless species of plants and animals perish have perished. (more…)

In Bolivia as in Palestine

By Carlos Aznarez, on November 20, 2019

Photo: Ronaldo Schemidt

Bolivia is resembling Palestine these days. For many reasons it is important to make this comparison now as the horror of the installation of a brutal dictatorship is unfolding in that South American country. (more…)

UN:  Drastic Turn Against Climate Change Urgently Needed

By David Brooks, on September 23, 2019

Greta Thunberg at Global Climate Strike in NYC

“How dare you! You have stolen my dreams and my childhood with your empty words. And yet I’m one of the lucky ones. People are suffering. People are dying. (more…)

Observe 9/11 Anniversary by Calling for an End to the Afghan War

By Marjorie Cohn on September 10, 2019

On the eve of the 18-year anniversary of the September 11, 2001, attacks and the illegal U.S. invasion of Afghanistan, the United States and the Taliban completed nine rounds of peace talks with no deal. (more…)

René González, of the Cuban 5:  ‘The Colonization of Palestine Was and Still Is an Ongoing Criminal Enterprise’

By Ramona Wadi on September 2, 2019

Photo: Bill Hackwell

The repetitive cycles of foreign interference and intervention in Latin America and elsewhere testify to the importance of a consistent anti-colonial and anti-imperialist struggle that has the potential to remain internationalist. (more…)

Why Hiroshima and Nagasaki were Incinerated

By Stephen Millies on August 6, 2019

Barack Obama visited Hiroshima on May 27, 2016, the first sitting U.S. president to do so. Obama’s visit to the Japanese city revived the question of whether killing (more…)

With Trump to Hell

By Ángel Guerra Cabrera on June 27, 2019

A year ago, Donald Trump, in the purest Hitlerian style, decided to break the agreement on Iran’s nuclear program, whose official name is the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). (more…)

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