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Articles by Sara Flounders

Charlie Hebdo, the free press and racism

January 13, 2015

The banner of ‘Youth against racism’ in a protest in Paris, November 2013. How do we put in perspective the international media focus on the massacre of 12 journalists in Paris on Jan. 7 at the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, notorious for its racist anti-Muslim caricatures and lack [...]

Hong Kong protests: Why imperialists support ‘democracy’ movement

October 7, 2014

Demonstrations in Hong Kong, China, raising demands on the procedures to be followed in city elections in 2017, have become an international issue and a source of political confusion. The protests, called Occupy Central, have received enormous and very favorable U.S. media coverage. Every news [...]

El Pentágono y el cambio climático

September 9, 2014

Hay un elefante en el debate sobre el clima que por exigencia de los Estados Unidos no puede ser discutido y ni siquiera reconocido. Este acuerdo de ignorar al elefante es ahora la base aceptada de todas las negociaciones internacionales sobre el cambio climático. Es bien sabido que el Pentágono, [...]

The Pentagon — the climate elephant

September 4, 2014

There is an elephant in the climate debate that by U.S. demand cannot be discussed or even acknowledged. This agreement to ignore the elephant is now the accepted basis of all international negotiations on climate change. It is well understood by every possible measurement that the Pentagon, the [...]

Ida y vuelta de camiones rusos con ayuda humanitaria

September 2, 2014

25 de agosto – Doscientos veintisiete camiones rusos “invadieron” a Ucrania el 22 de agosto, transportando grandes bolsas llenas de granos, frijoles, agua potable, medicinas, generadores y sacos de dormir. El 23 de agosto ya estaban de vuelta en Rusia. Los camiones habían [...]

Gaza — political victory for Palestine

September 1, 2014

Israel’s failure to divide, disarm or defeat the heroic resistance in Gaza is seen by all currents of the Palestinian liberation movement as their historic political victory. This is the overwhelming Palestinian sentiment. Israel caused massive destruction in Gaza and killed, according to a [...]

Russian trucks deliver food and aid — and leave

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 [...]

Egypt complicit in Israeli siege on Gaza

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 [...]


July 30, 2014

Palestine resists genocide New York City: Al-Quds July 25 protest in solidarity with Palestine.WW photo: G. Dunkel 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 [...]

No intervention in Iraq

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 [...]
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