United States Foreign Policy a Reflection of the Legacy of Racism and National Oppression

Charleston massacre represents a long line of crimes against humanity that expand the globe Author’s Comment: This presentation was delivered at the Annual Meeting of the Michigan Coalition for Human Rights (MCHR) which was held on Thurs. June 18, 2015 at the Our Lady of Fatima Church located in Oak Park, Michigan, a suburb of…

Imperialism and the Making of the Migration Crisis

The unprecedented scale of global migration and migrant deaths are deliberate, not coincidental. By Harsha Walia Leading up to World Refugee Day on Saturday, the United Nations unveiled a devastating and damning report on the scale of global displacement. The U.N.’s Refugee Agency data reveals a total of 59.5 million people are displaced around the…

From Africa, Middle East, Latin America to Ukraine – Snowden & Human Rights : Theatre vs Reality

By Tortilla Con Sal Recent legislative theatricals in the US Congress once again brought the issue of mass surveillance into the corporate media headlines and with it the continuing hype around Edward Snowden. Ever since Snowden made his revelations, his supporters have claimed his actions constitute a heroic defence of fundamental civil rights in the…

African American and Palestine Liberation

A Response to Newsweek and Their Imperialist Masters Opinion makers continue to apologize for Washington’s foreign policy in the Middle East By Abayomi Azikiwe Libya 360° A series opinion articles have been published recently in Newsweek contradictorily condemning and praising the Obama administration’s efforts to reassure the State of Israel that United States imperialism is…

War, Imperialism and the People’s Struggle in the Middle East and Africa

United States continues its occupation of the region Author’s Comment: This paper was presented at the Left Forum held at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York (CUNY) during May 29-31, 2015. The panel was chaired by Bill Dores of the International Action Center. Kazem Azin of Solidarity Iran was also…

Peace Negotiations or War Preparations? Colombia, Iran, China, Cuba, Ukraine, Yemen and Syria

By James Petras Libya 360° IN REMEMBRANCE OF JAIRO MARTINEZ AND ROMAN RUIZ FIGHTERS AND VICTIMS OF “WAR THROUGH PEACE NEGOTIATIONS” Introduction On May 21, 2015, the Colombian Air Force (FAC) bombed the base camp of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) killing 26 guerrillas. Three days later the FAC bombed other FARC bases…

France : Surveillance Law and Government-backed Terrorism

France’s new surveillance laws will not stop terrorism at home nor quell the legions of terror they are backing, ravaging lands abroad – instead – they will ensure the uncontested expansion of terror used to coerce the French population at home while justifying and carrying out extraterritorial conquest abroad. By Tony Cartalucci France has announced…

Anti-Black Racism Exposed in Israel and the U.S.

By Ajamu Baraka Just as the announcement was being made that military forces were being withdrawn and the curfew on the black community lifted in Baltimore, images of another black rebellion exploded in social media and the airwaves of the world, this time from “democratic” Israel. Last Thursday in Jerusalem Ethiopian Israelis gathered in peaceful protest…

Yemen, Ukraine, and the Hypocrisy of ‘Aggression’

By Eric Draitser The military intervention in Yemen by a US-backed coalition of Arab states will undoubtedly inflame the conflict both in Yemen, and throughout the region. It is likely to be a protracted war involving many actors, each of which is interested in furthering its own political and geopolitical agenda. However, it is the…

Communication Security Establishment’s Cyberwarfare Toolbox Revealed

Mexico, North Africa, Middle East among targets of cyber-spy hacking By Amber Hildebrandt, Michael Pereira and Dave Seglins CBC News Top-secret documents obtained by the CBC show Canada’s electronic spy agency has developed a vast arsenal of cyberwarfare tools alongside its U.S. and British counterparts to hack into computers and phones in many parts of…