Why Should Iran be Cherished and Defended?
As I pen this short essay, Iran is standing against the mightiest nation on earth. It is facing tremendous danger; of annihilation even, if the world does not wake up […]
In prison for 37 years, Mumia Abu Jamal finally has the right to defend himself. When will he finally be released?
Mumia Abu Jamal just turned 65. Known as “The Voice of the Voiceless”, he has spent most of his life in prison – 37 years now – after his death […]
The Catch-All American “Freedom of Expression” Mantra: Ask Julian Assange
“Freedom of expression,” and the pitfalls of the market as it is playing out in Cuba these days, provides us with some valuable lessons. Cuba’s Decree 349 on culture officially […]
- Analysis and testimonies / Latin America / Media Watch / North-South relations / United States
- 08 Feb 2019
Venezuelan Ambassador to the EU : “We will not accept an external agenda”
The eyes of the world are once again on Venezuela. After being appointed president of the National Assembly on January 23 opposition leader Juan Guaidó proclaimed himself the “temporary president” […]
The Obsession with and Lies about NICARAGUA
The intense focus on the “ills” of Nicaragua completely misses the deep issues of continued US intervention – imperial neocolonialism – into the sovereign lives of other countries, as here […]
Trump and China: Towards a Cold or Hot War?
At first glance, the dispute between the US and China revolves around unfair competition and theft of intellectual property. On closer inspection it is about something much more fundamental, […]
The Return of the Nicaraguan Contras, and the Rise of the Pro-Contra Left
According to our nation’s paper of record, the New York Times, the Nicaraguan Contras re-activated some time ago in order to take on their old foe, Daniel Ortega, who had […]
International Conference Against US/NATO Bases Addresses Militarism
For the first time in the history of humanity, the technical means are at hand to eliminate poverty if resources were not diverted to making war. World hunger could be […]