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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 […]

 

Why are Nazi & Confederate flags on display in Kiev?

By March 5, 2014

When Kiev’s City Hall was seized with guns and Molotov cocktails, one of the first acts of the Euromaidan street fighters was to unfurl a number of flags and insignia. Prominent among the flags were swastikas, Iron Crosses, Nazi SS lightning bolts, the Celtic cross used by the Ku Klux Klan, and the Confederate “stars […]

 

Mass workers’ actions shake Bosnia

By February 19, 2014
Protests started in the industrial city of Tuzla.

Almost every city in Bosnia-Herzegovina has been shaken by a series of mass demonstrations that started Feb. 4. Government officials have been forced to resign amid mass workers’ uprisings and assemblies in a country that was once part of the former (socialist) Yugoslavia. Since Feb. 4, almost every city and even large towns in Bosnia-Herzegovina […]

 

Lenin’s words dissect imperialist war

By December 19, 2013
Sara FloundersWW photo: Brenda Ryan

From a talk given at the 2013 WWP conference by Secretariat member Sara Flounders. Our challenge is: Can we revive revolutionary politics and sustain a combative revolutionary culture here in the center of imperialism? Next year is the 90th anniversary of Lenin’s death. It is the 100th anniversary of the start of World War I […]

 

Lo que está en juego con el tratado nuclear de Irán

By December 17, 2013

El acuerdo nuclear de seis meses entre Irán y los “5+1″ países, ha sido descrito como un gran avance, una salida, un desastre o una traición, dependiendo de quién esté hablando. Gran parte del texto del acuerdo alcanzado en Ginebra el 24 de noviembre huele a arrogancia imperialista. Sin embargo, cualquiera que sea la actitud […]

 

What’s at stake with the Iran nuclear treaty?

By December 6, 2013

The six-month nuclear agreement among Iran and the “5+1” countries has been described as a breakthrough, a departure, a disaster or a betrayal, depending on the speaker. Much of the language of the agreement reached in Geneva on Nov. 24 reeks of imperialist arrogance. Whatever one’s attitude toward the agreement, however, it is essential first […]

 

Book Review: Beyond the Horse’s Eye

By August 19, 2013

A science-fiction fantasy, LBGTQ love story for the 99 percent Troubled children often create imaginary friends and secret worlds to cope with impossible realities. But what if imaginary friends became real and secret worlds could be visited? “Beyond the Horse’s Eye: A Fantasy Out of Time” by Janet Rose is built around a fascinating concept: Empathy […]

 

Syria: U.S. war policy at a crossroads

By July 31, 2013

Despite CIA coordination of training operations in Jordan and safe havens in Turkey and despite countless reports in the corporate media of the imminent surrender of a panicked Syrian government, the more than two-year intense effort to overthrow the Syrian government of President Bashar al-Assad is collapsing. This does not mean that the threat of […]

 

U.S.’s Syria policy at crossroads as ‘rebels’ near collapse

By July 29, 2013

Despite CIA coordination of training operations in Jordan and safe havens in Turkey and despite countless reports in the corporate media of the imminent surrender of a panicked Syrian government, the more than two-year intense effort to overthrow the Syrian government of President Bashar al-Assad is collapsing. The Pentagon’s response to the humiliating defeats of […]

 
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