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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 […]

 

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 […]

 
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