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Hong Kong protests: Why imperialists support ‘democracy’ movement

By 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 report describes with great enthusiasm the occupation of central business […]

 

El Pentágono y el cambio climático

By 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, la maquinaria militar de Estados […]

 

The Pentagon — the climate elephant

By 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 U.S. military machine, is the world’s biggest […]

 

Ida y vuelta de camiones rusos con ayuda humanitaria

By 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 entregado suministros de emergencia al pueblo de Lugansk, al este de Ucrania. […]

 

Gaza — political victory for Palestine

By 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 United Nations report, 2,104 people, including 1,462 civilians of whom 495 were […]

 

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, […]

 
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