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Sanctions Are Genocidal, and They Are the U.S.’s Favorite Weapon

Justin Podur Independent Media Institute
banner about deadly sanction For the empire, genocide, like aggression, is a normal part of politics. Nuclear planners plan how to commit it. Sanctions officials administer it. And for the most part, human rights organizations take no position on it.

Solidarity with Cuba Collection: Travel to Cuba Has NOT Ended

Latin American Working Group and Others Latin American Working Group and Others
cruise ship docked in Cuba We won't be defeated by the backward-looking, unconstitutional, and vindictive new restrictions implemented by the Trump Administration. We hope you won't be either.

A Green New Deal Needs to Fight US Militarism

Phyllis Bennis Jacobin
U.S. war ship We can’t heal the climate if the US war machine keeps raining destruction, absorbing resources, and gobbling up fossil fuels all around the world. Here’s how to stop it.

How US Foreign Policy Spawned Terror and Trump

Rod Such The Electronic Intifada
book cover The Management of Savagery: How America’s National Security State Fueled the Rise of Al Qaeda, ISIS, and Donald Trump by Max Blumenthal, Verso Books (2019)

Eyewitness Report: Venezuela Up Close

Pat Fry Portside
It was 7 AM April 30th in Caracas when I awoke to hear gun shots outside my hotel. Our group, seven US citizens and one Canadian, had been in here since April 27 attending a housing conference and looked forward to the next day’s May Day celebration.
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