Newsletter – Racism, Propaganda And Wars

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, www.popularresistance.org -

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese. This week, the 100th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration, which promoted giving Palestine to the Jewish people, will be celebrated in London. Around the [...]

The US, Africa And A New Century Of War

By William Rivers Pitt, www.truth-out.org -

By William Rivers Pitt for Truthout - Most Americans' broad ignorance regarding Africa is a long-standing phenomenon, one perpetuated from the top down. In 2008, the campaign staffers tasked to [...]

U.S. Military Activity “Recruiting Tool” For Terror Groups In W. Africa

By Nick Turse, www.theintercept.com -

By Nick Turse for The Intercept - THE MISSION NEVER made the front page of the New York Times or the Washington Post. It wasn’t covered on CNN or Fox News. Neither the White House chief of staff, [...]

‘U.S. Aims To Dominate Land, Resources & Labor Of African People’

By Abayomi Azikiwe, www.muslimpress.com -

By Abayomi Azikiwe for Muslim Press - “United States foreign policy towards Africa has not fundamentally changed since World War II. Washington's aim is to dominate the land, resources and labor [...]

US Military Presence In 53 of 54 African Countries

By Rachel Blevins, www.activistpost.com -

By Rachel Blevins for Activist Post - While many Americans are aware that the United States is at war in countries such as Iraq, Syria and Afghanistan because of the media attention given to [...]

U.S. Soldier Died In Niger. What Is U.S. Doing There?

By Peter Certo, www.otherwords.org -

By Peter Certo for Other Words - In our military-revering culture, it’s a strange thing for a president to start a war of words with the grieving families of slain soldiers. Strange, yes. But [...]

Chocolate Barons Devastate National Parks In West Africa

By Davis Harper, www.ecowatch.com -

By Davis Harper for Eco Watch - For several years, chocolate barons have devastated forests to make room to plant cocoa, a crop that naturally grows in shade. Now, a report from Mighty Earth—a [...]

Recolonization Of Africa By Endless War

By Dan Glazebrook, www.rt.com -

By Dan Glazebrook for RT. Exactly six years ago, on October 20th, 2011, Muammar Gaddafi was murdered, joining a long list of African revolutionaries martyred by the West for daring to dream of [...]

African Peasants Highlight Interconnected Struggles At Via Campesina Global Conference

By Boaventura Monjane, www.towardfreedom.com -

By Boaventura Monjane for Toward Freedom - (Derio, Basque Country) Peasants across Africa are intensifying their struggles against land grabs and other harmful policies that promote industrial [...]

The High Price Of Desertification: 23 Hectares Of Land A Minute

By Busani Bafana, www.ipsnews.net -

By Busani Bafana for IPS - BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe, Jun 15 2017 (IPS) - Urban farmer Margaret Gauti Mpofu would do anything to protect the productivity of her land. Healthy soil means she is assured [...]

Corporations & Western Governments Continue To Profit From Looting Africa

By Ben Dangl, www.counterpunch.org -

By Ben Dangl for Counter Punch - A recent report published by a coalition of African and British social justice organizations lays bare the truth that foreign corporations and wealthy governments [...]

AFRICOM Spearheads Escalation Of US “Scramble For Africa”

By Eddie Haywood, www.wsws.org -

By Eddie Haywood for WSWS - The chief of the US African Command (AFRICOM), General Thomas Waldhauser, warned last week in an annual report to Congress that resource constraints on his forces are [...]

The Legacy of Malcolm X

By Ahmed Shawki, www.jacobinmag.com -

By Ahmed Shawki for Jacobin. After his visit to Africa, Malcolm began to argue that the black struggle in the United States was part of an international struggle, one that he connected to the [...]

Obama’s Legacy In Africa: Terrorism, Civil War And Military Expansion

By Eric Draitser, www.mintpressnews.com -

By Eric Draitser for Mint Press News - The corporate media is predictably churning out nauseating retrospectives of Obama’s presidency, gently soothing Americans to sleep with fairy tales about [...]

US Special Operations Troop Deployments In Africa Surged In 2016

By Eddie Haywood, www.wsws.org -

By Eddie Haywood for WSWS - At the close of 2016, Africa saw a dramatic surge in the number of US Special Operation forces deployed across the continent. Since 2006, the US military has increased [...]

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