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Russian trucks deliver food and aid — and leave

By August 28, 2014

Aug. 25 — Two hundred twenty-seven white paneled trucks ”invaded” Ukraine from Russia on Aug. 22, transporting large bags filled with grain, beans, drinking water, medicines, generators and sleeping bags. By Aug. 23, the trucks were back in Russia. The trucks had delivered emergency survival supplies to the people in Luhansk, eastern Ukraine. Luhansk is […]

 

Egypt complicit in Israeli siege on Gaza

By August 6, 2014

Some of the fiercest attacks on Gaza have been Israeli attacks on the Egyptian-Gaza border crossing at Rafah. More than 100 Palestinians were killed in Rafah between Aug. 1 and 3, including 10 children at a well-marked school. Even U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, who has been supportive of Israel’s fraudulent claims of self-defense, was […]

 

WORLD CONDEMNS ISRAEL

By July 30, 2014
New York City: Al-Quds July 25 protest in solidarity with Palestine.WW photo: G. Dunkel

Palestine resists genocide July 28 — The crimes are staggering, the destruction massive. Israel is creating a 3-kilometer strip of scorched earth around Gaza City that eats up about 44 percent of the Gaza Strip, already the most densely populated place on earth. (U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs) After more than three […]

 

No intervention in Iraq

By June 25, 2014

Washington promotes deadly divisions Thirty-five years of U.S. subversion, intervention and then direct occupation of Iraq are the primary cause of the violent sectarian divisions now pulling that country apart. Any further U.S. intervention will have even more disastrous consequences for the population as a whole and the entire region. This may well be Washington’s […]

 

Nadja Tesich

By June 8, 2014
Nadja Tesich

Political activist, author, poet and filmmaker Nadja Tesich was born in Užice, Serbia, Yugoslavia, in 1939 and died Feb. 20 in New York City. She lived her life outspoken and full of righteous rage at the enormous destruction of U.S. wars and the glaring injustice and inequality that surrounded her. She felt collective pain personally, […]

 

Imperialism & elections in Syria, Egypt & Ukraine

By June 4, 2014

June 2 — Why is the election in Syria so important that U.S. government officials have condemned it before it takes place? Why, at the same time, have U.S. officials embraced and applauded the results of elections organized by the military coup government of General Abdel Fattah el-Sisi in Egypt and the election by the […]

 

Organize and resist war at home and abroad

By May 21, 2014
Sara Flounders speaking at Chicago Ukraine meeting, April 12. WW photo:  Patricia Linarez

Following are excerpts of remarks by Sara Flounders, co-director of the International Action Center, at the “What Is Driving the ‘New Cold War’” teach-in held at New York City’s Riverside Church on May 10. Go to workers.org to read articles on the teach-in and the May 9-26 anti-war actions. The people of the U.S. can […]

 

War Propaganda in Ukraine – The Big Lie and lots of little lies

By May 7, 2014

The U.S. corporate media are in lock step lying and distorting the events in Ukraine. These are many little lies leading to another version of the Big Lie, as explained by Nazi Propaganda Minister Josef Goebbels and used to justify U.S. aggression from Vietnam to Iraq and Libya. The good news is that despite all […]

 

U.S. bombing of Serbia, after 15 years

By March 25, 2014
Protest at United Nations in NYC March 24 of war on Yugoslavia.WW photo: Sara Flounders

The following statement was issued March 24 by the International Action Center in advance of a demonstration outside the United Nations in New York set for 5 p.m. on the same day. It was 15 years ago on this day that the United States began bombing Serbia in its quest to break up Yugoslavia and […]

 

NATO expansion — Yugoslavia to Ukraine

By March 18, 2014
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Behind Washington’s hypocritical talk of “national sovereignty,” “territorial integrity” and “international law” in its efforts to undercut the overwhelming vote of the people of Crimea to join Russia stands a stark struggle over whether Ukraine will be dragged into the ever expanding, U.S.-commanded NATO military web. Since 1995, the year NATO waged its first aggressive […]

 
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