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A New Year and a New Trump Foreign Policy Blunder in Iraq

Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J S Davies Independent Media Institute
We hope 2020 is when the American public finally looks at the fateful choice between war and peace with 20/20 vision, and we will start severely punishing Trump and every other U.S. politician who opts for threats over diplomacy, war over peace.

Global Left Midweek - Last Year, Next Year

Women Led the Fight in 2019 + Iraq Protesters Unite Against US Aggression + France + Cuba in Transition + UK Labour + CPIM Leader on India's Crisis + Workers' Party of Belgium + Hong Kong: A Deeper Look + Year in Review

Young Iraqis Are Hungry for a Revolution, at All Costs

Valentina Tamborra Il Manifesto Global
In Iraq, if you go out into the streets to protest, you’re risking your life. But it’s better to die than to live like this, the protesters say. We met with the young men and women fighting for a new Iraq.

Global Left Midweek - Left Parties Sort It Out

Labour Party * Sinn Féin * Die Linke * Podemos * India Parties Unite Against CAB * Italian Dilemma * MAS, Bolivia * Iraqi CP * Québec Solidaire * Israel's Joint List * ... and Remembering Comrade Ben Turok

Iraqis Rise Up Against 16 Years of 'Made in the USA' Corruption

Nicolas J S Davies OpenDemocracy
An Iraqi anti-government protest. With massive protests embroiling Iraq, Western media casts Iran as the chief foreign player in Iraq today. While Iran is one of the targets of the protests, most of those ruling Iraq now remain former exiles the US flew in with its occupation forces.

Global Left Midweek - December 4, 2019

On this 50th anniversary of the assassination of proletarian internationalist Fred Hampton, a new radical student movement in Pakistan takes inspiration. News and analysis in the spirit of Chairman Fred: "I am a revolutionary."
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