Fear-mongering Over National Security Law Unfounded

By the Global Times. -

"If it makes any fuss on Hong Kong's unique linked exchange rate regime which ensures its monetary base is backed with US dollars, how big would the US lose when global investors lose faith in [...]

Special Edition: Sanctioned Countries Speak Out On COVID-19

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Clearing the FOG. -

On May 9, 2020, the Sanctions Kill coalition based in the United States held the first in a series of webinars on the United States' illegal economic coercive measures imposed on 39 countries and [...]

Venezuela And Iran Show Solidarity Can Overcome US Empire

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance. -

This week, Venezuela and Iran faced up to threats made by the United States and defied the illegal US sanctions by sending five oil tankers from Iran to Venezuela. The US' longterm unilateral [...]

Statement: U.S Military Threat Against Iranian Tankers

By the US Peace Council. -

Iran’s daring decision to dispatch five oil tankers carrying the much-needed fuel for the struggling people of Venezuela is a definitive challenge to U.S. government’s illegal policy of [...]

Cuba’s Resilience Through Economic Crisis Prepared It For COVID Health Crisis

By Natasha Lycia Ora Bannan, Truthout. -

In times of crisis, who we are is revealed. That is true of people and of nations. What COVID-19 has exposed — not created — is a deeply flawed and inequitable society. The truths of how race and [...]

Iran Vows ‘Decisive Response’ To US Threats

By Lucas Koerner, Venezuelanalysis. -

Tehran has issued a formal warning to Washington over threats to five of its tankers currently en route to Venezuela. On Sunday, Iran’s foreign minister summoned the Swiss ambassador [...]

Rally: End Sanctions, Save Lives! No US Sponsored Attacks On Venezuela!

By Emily Greene and Yoav Elinevsky, Popular Resistance. -

Saturday, a group of activists from the Latin America Solidarity Coalition of WMASS, Green Rainbow Party Pioneer Valley Chapter, Western Massachusetts Codepink, and Massachusetts Peace Action [...]

Imperialism And COVID-19

By David Bush, Spring Mag. -

We are not in this together. The divisions that run through our society going into the COVID-19 crisis have only been heightened. Racialized workers are seeing higher rates of infections and [...]

US And Iran Making Moves Toward De-escalation

By Oraib Al-Rantawi, Middle East Monitor. -

Almost simultaneously, Iran started to withdraw its Revolutionary Guards from Syria — according to Israeli media leaks and western media confirmation — while the US started to withdraw its [...]

Defying US Sanctions, Iran Tanker To Deliver Fuel To Venezuela

By the Middle East Monitor. -

A fuel tanker loaded at the Iranian port of Bandar Abbas is making its way to Venezuela, according to vessel tracking data issued by Refinitiv Icon, in defiance of the US-imposed sanctions on [...]

The Violence Of Non-Violence: Canadian Sanctions Policy In Times Of COVID-19

By Claudia Chaufan and Maria Victor Paez, Orinoco Tribune. -

While there is no shortage of evidence for the economic, social, and health effects of sanctions, both state and nonstate actors – among the latter, many ostensibly averse to the use of military [...]

The White Lobby: When The U.S. Was Sanctions-Buster Extraordinaire

By Maj. Danny Sjursen, USA (ret.), Popular Resistance. -

The bullet holes were what stuck with me.  I visited the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina during the summer of 2016, at the head of the West Point civil [...]

Boston May Day 2020 Car Rally

By Yoav Elinevsky, Popular Resistance. -

The Massachusetts Peace Action, MAPA, organized a car rally in Boston today to support national and international solidarity as the COVID-19 pandemic rages around the globe.  More than 50 cars [...]

An Inside View Of Venezuela’s Resistance To US Imperialism

On Thursday, April 23 2020, Popular Resistance, in conjunction with Black Alliance for Peace, US Peace Council, United National Antiwar Coalition, the Alliance for Global Justice, CODEPINK, the [...]

Sanctioned Countries Are Now Leading The World In The Fight Against Coronavirus

By Alan Macleod, Mintpress News. -

After weeks of dismissing it as a liberal “hoax” designed to unseat the president, brushing the virus off as no big deal and under control, the Trump administration is clearly floundering in its [...]