Clashing Visions Of Denuclearization Pose Risk To U.S.-North Korea Summit

by Gregory Elich, originally published on Zoom In Korea, May 17, 2018 The soaring hopes generated by the recent Inter-Korean Summit are now supplanted by uncertainty, due to North Korea’s suspension of a planned meeting with the South. In the weeks following the summit’s Panmunjom Declaration, North Korea took actions to demonstrate its goodwill and desire for peaceful resolution of[…]

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500 Years of Nakbas

by Glen Ford, originally published on Black Agenda Report “The Palestinians face the last bastion of legalized racial rule on the planet.” The great nakba, or “catastrophe,”began in 1492, when Christopher Columbus proclaimed the lands of the “Indies” for Spain. Within half a century of his voyage, 95 percent of the inhabitants of the America’s had been killed by European-borne[…]

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UNAC Statement on Israel/U.S. War on Gaza’s Nakba Protests at Apartheid Wall

United National Antiwar Coalition Statement: For more than 70 years, Palestinians have endured the crimes of ethnic cleansing, dispossession, disenfranchisement, destruction, and death at the hands of apartheid Israel, with the unqualified backing of the United States, as well as the tolerance of this ongoing trampling on humanity and justice by the international community. As Israelis celebrate the May 14,[…]

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Black Alliance for Peace Condemns Slaughter of Palestinians in Gaza

Black anti-war activists call on members of the Congressional Black Caucus and the leadership of the Poor People’s Campaign to publicly condemn Israeli violence Statement from The Black Alliance for Peace MAY 15, 2018—While a delegation from the Trump administration and leaders from various parts of the world gathered in Jerusalem to witness the illegal and immoral move of the[…]

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Thousands of Iranians Take to Streets, Enraged By ‘Insane’ Breach of Nuclear Deal

Photo: Iranians rally in the holy city of Mashhad on May 11, 2018 to condemn the United States for its withdrawal from the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran. (Photo: Tasnim News Agency) by Julia Conley, originally published on Common Dreams, May 11 Cities across Iran saw thousands of demonstrators pouring into the streets to expose fury over President Donald Trump’s[…]

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The Warmakers

Israel launched a major attack on Syria last night from the occupied Syrian Golan, and Syria retaliated.   The Israelis claimed to be attacking Iran, and they initiated the attack at the same time Trump was announcing the US withdrawal from the JCPOA.   But Syria was targeted and Syria retaliated.   The damages are hard to assess.  Syria was able to mitigate[…]

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First Person Account of Muslim Peace Activist Detained & Tortured in US Airport

“I am Jerome Succor Aba.  I am a Muslim human rights worker from Mindanao, NOT a terrorist.” by Jerome Succor Aba, from Mindana News MANILA (MindaNews / 25 April) — Asalaamu Alaykum. Peace be upon you. I thank Allah SWT, the Almighty for giving me the strength and courage to survive the grueling 28 hours of torture. Alhamdullilah! Allahu Akbar![…]

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White Lies and Black Disbelief in a Fading Empire

by Glen Ford, originally published on Black Agenda Report “What would prevent Russia from attacking the United States because of all the people that the United States is killing in our communities.” Having already violated every tenet of international law in its proxy jihadist war against Syria, including the seizure of one-third of the country, the United States invoked a[…]

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A Tale of Three Apartheids and the Land Conundrums

by Kweli Nzito, originally published on Black Agenda Report, March 21, 2018 “White settlers were convinced that the lands they appropriated in the ‘dark continent’ and other lands were theirs by right.” The word apartheid achieved global notoriety during the height of White rule in South Africa. It then extended at least to one other country where blatant state-sanctioned bigotry[…]

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