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The opposition “movements” in Venezuela and Syria have a great deal in common: both are seeking the demise of democratically-elected governments; both resort to violence and acts of terrorism; both are tools of U.S. and Western imperialism, and both are failing. A Venezuelan protester holds a poster that reads in Spanish “Against Imperialist aggression, respect […]
The meeting between Trump and Putin at the G20 in Hamburg injects new hope into the complicated relationship between the United States and Russia. Only time can confirm whether there is any basis for this hope.
Here in the U.S we often refer to all persons displaced by war as refugees. Yet the number of conflict-related internally displaced persons far exceeds the number of refugees. By Linda Hoover WAMM Newsletter Volume 35 Number 4 July 2017 Media for the people! Learn more about Rise Up Times. People supported news. No Peace! […]
Washington has sought to deflect attention from Hersh’s alternative narrative and shore up the official one through misdirection.
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“What doesn’t occur to most Americans” the adviser said, “is if there had been a Syrian nerve gas attack authorized by Bashar, the Russians would be 10 times as upset as anyone in the West.
Journalism and media must be placed in the context of the generalized struggle against US imperialism. Independent media thrives in periods where peoples’ movements are vibrant and strong.
Chomsky on the GOP: Has Any Organization Ever Been So Committed to Destruction of Life on Earth? (Videos)
“We’re not part of this. In fact, we’re going to try to undermine it.” We’re going to maximize the use of fossil fuels—could carry us past the tipping point. We’re not going to provide funding for—as committed in Paris, to developing countries that are trying to do something about the climate problems.
“Our simplistic historic understanding of fascism needs to be challenged,” warns McAliskey, “fascism is not German, it’s not the Nazism of the Second World War … it starts in the heads of individuals with the idea that what keeps you disadvantaged is that some lesser breed has taken what belongs to you.”
UK perspectrives on the US and Sytia, chemical weapons, Facebook and phychologiccal warfare through social media
MOAB, tomahawks and the threat of nuclear war
Kathy Kelly | From Yemen to Iran, Syria and Iraq to the Horn of Africa, imperialism is on the march.
From Yemen to Iran, Syria and Iraq to the Horn of Africa, imperialism is on the march.
No single drone strike or bombing should be seen in isolation, but rather within this larger context of a social, political, military and economic anti-Muslim system
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The pace of drone strikes by the US on suspected terrorists has increased more than fourfold since Trump took office.
There are multiple efforts at present to strengthen and revive the peace movement in the United States, and this is a critical necessity. As we wrote several weeks ago, a crisis either manufactured or not can be used to impose greater restrictions on our civil liberties and push through unpopular policies. It is up to […]
the wisdom of the CIA’s billion-dollar-a-year fueling of the Syrian conflict is never examined, nor is the decade-and-a-half-long occupation of Afghanistan.