Understanding US Foreign Policy Is Essential For Progressive Struggle

By Harry Targ, Diary of a Heartland Radical. -

Just before the Korean War started in 1950, key foreign policy advisers to President Truman threw their support behind recommendations made in a classified document, National Security Council [...]

Pink Tide Against US Domination Rising Again In Latin America

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance -

Once again, the left is rising in Latin America as people revolt against authoritarian regimes, many of whom were put in place by US-supported coups. These regimes have taken International [...]

Empires Are A Secret Until They Start Falling

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Popular Resistance. -

In the past, we have written about the 2020s as a decade when US Empire will end. This is based on Alfred McCoy's predictions (listen to our interview with him on Clearing the FOG). Sociologist [...]

US Veterans Being Held In Ireland Walk For Freedom

By Ciaran Tierney, Irish Central. -

Two elderly US military veterans are to begin a marathon three-week walk from Limerick to the most northerly point in Ireland this weekend to protest against what they claim are human rights [...]

The Illegal Overthrow Of The Hawaiian Kingdom Government

By Keanu Sai, PhD, NEA Today. -

In 2001, the Permanent Court of Arbitration’s arbitral tribunal, in Larsen v. Hawaiian Kingdom, declared “in the nineteenth century the Hawaiian Kingdom existed as an independent State recognized [...]

Ten Ways We Pretend War Is Not A Crime And How To Change Them

By David Swanson, Let's Try Democracy. -

Happy Kellogg-Briand Pact Day! As you all know, but most people do not, the Peace Pact was signed 91 years ago today. And, as you all probably know, but most people do not, the inspiration and [...]

The World Is Uniting For International Law, Against US Empire

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance -

"We oppose the extraterritorial application of unilateral measures." That is not Cuba, Nicaragua, Iran, Russia, or China talking about the most recent unilateral coercive measures imposed by [...]

Global Appeal For Peace; People Of The World Unite

By Popular Resistance -

This is a new initiative to create a worldwide network of people and organizations that will work together to oppose the lawless actions of the United States: interference in the politics of [...]

Busting The Myths Of American Exceptionalism And Innocence

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

The United States has long considered itself to be above the law, and it has gotten away with it by manufacturing public support for its actions, no matter how heinous, through the myths that we [...]

Embargoes And Other Acts Of War

By David Rovics,  Dissident Voice. -

Right now, in the United States, huge detention camps are being constructed for the increasingly criminalized refugee and migrant population, a campaign of government-sponsored domestic terror [...]

Trump Admin Aims To Kill Historic Talks And Strangle Iran With Evidence-Free Accusations

By Ben Norton, Grayzone Project. -

Since entering office, the Donald Trump administration has been itching for a war on Iran. And it may have found an excuse to justify an escalation of military aggression — or at least kill [...]

The Last Gasps Of US Empire

By US Delegation International Meeting of Solidarity, Popular Resistance -

Beloved people of Cuba, we bring you heartfelt greetings, in spite of residing inside the belly of the beast that is The Empire; United States Imperialism. It is humbling for us, the U.S. [...]

Why Tehran Is Talking About A Post-West World Order

By Deepika Saraswat, The Lobe Blog -

Tehran’s narrative of a post-West world order reflects Iran’s flagging hopes of Europe taking proactive steps to implement the deal as well as Iran’s shifting focus to Asia. According to this [...]

Smithsonian: US Is At Global War

By Stephanie Savell and 5W Infographics, Smithsonian Magazine -

More than 17 years later, the Global War on Terrorism initiated by President George W. Bush is truly global, with Americans actively engaged in countering terrorism in 80 nations on six [...]

Upcoming Opportunities For The Movement

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance -

There will be important opportunities in the next few years to advance the movement for economic, racial and environmental justice as well as peace. This article will focus on three [...]