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 [...]

Under Fire from Ukraine And Misperceived By The West

By Eva Bartlett, Mintpress News. -

n September 2, I left the southern Russian city of Rostov-on-Don via minibus heading northwest to the border of the Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) and on into Donetsk. For my first few days [...]

Rage Against The War Machine Marches To Call Out War Profiteers

By Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance. -

Washington, DC - On Friday, October 11, 100 anti-war activists took the streets of Washington, DC to visit offices of the War Machine as part of Cindy Sheehan's "Rage Against the War Machine" [...]

October 11: March On The Pentagon To Rage Against The War Machine

By March on the Pentagon. -

March on the Pentagon invites all those outraged by the War Machine, U.S. imperialism, and endless wars to join us in Washington D.C. on October 11 and 12. From the mind boggling cost which [...]

Ten Ways The Climate Crisis And Militarism Are Intertwined

By Medea Benjamin, Popular Resistance. -

The environmental justice movement that is surging globally is intentionally intersectional, showing how global warming is connected to issues such as race, poverty, migration and public health. [...]

The People’s Mobilization To Stop The US War Machine, Save The Planet Begins

By Popular Resistance. -

New York City - The People's Mobilization to Stop the US War Machine and Save the Planet begins today. The People’s Mobe connects the issues of militarism, climate crisis, racism, and [...]

The War On Yemen Has Failed; Time For Peace, Not More War

By Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J S Davies, Popular Resistance. -

On Saturday, September 14th, two oil refineries and other oil infrastructure in Saudi Arabia were hit and set ablaze by 18 drones and 7 cruise missiles, dramatically slashing Saudi Arabia’s oil [...]

US Veterans Held In Ireland For Protesting US’ Violations of Neutrality

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

Ireland has been a neutral nation since the 1930s, meaning it doesn't join military alliances and under numerous treaties is not supposed to assist other countries in military endeavors. However, [...]

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 [...]

Hollywood Propaganda Attack On Venezuela

By Margaret Kimberley, Black Agenda Report. -

Americans are loathe to think of themselves as being propagandized.  The idea is inconsistent with notions of exceptional goodness and superiority that are constantly evoked in this country. But [...]

War And Militarism Are Class Issues

By Ajamu Baraka. -

As a Black working-class oriented alliance residing in the center of empire and committed to peace and abolishing war, repression and imperialism, we are quite clear about how we see the world [...]

US Unearths Cold War Treaty To Target Venezuela

By MercoPress. -

The TIAR is a mutual military defense agreement that clears the way for foreign intervention, a threat the Trump administration has refused to rule out over the past eight months of slow-motion [...]

Exit John Bolton, But Will That Mean An End To His Failed Foreign Policy?

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance -

Many who oppose the aggressive foreign policy of the United States under President Donald Trump, which has resulted in record numbers of bombs dropped, regime change operations against Venezuela, [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]