NATO arms transfers to Ukraine risk nuclear nightmare / by Scott Ritter

A soldier walks past a line of M1 Abrams tanks at Fort Carson, Colorado Springs | Photo by Christian Murdock Posted to Canadian Dimension on January 27, 2023 The West’s recent approval of more military assistance for Kyiv could lead to rapid and irreversible escalation. Early on the morning of May 2, 1945, General VasilyContinue reading “NATO arms transfers to Ukraine risk nuclear nightmare / by Scott Ritter”

U.S. Marines open new base on Guam to prepare for future war with China / by Dave DeCamp

Originally published: Antiwar.com  on January 26, 2023 The U.S. Marine Corps on Thursday formally opened a new military base in the U.S. territory of Guam as part of Washington’s military buildup in the Asia Pacific that is aimed at China. The base is still under construction but will eventually house 5,000 U.S. Marines, likely by the end of 2024. AccordingContinue reading “U.S. Marines open new base on Guam to prepare for future war with China / by Dave DeCamp”

CELAC Summit Offers Proposals, amid Divisions and Dissent / By W. T. Whitney Jr.

Cuban president denounces US interference at Celac Summit | Prensa Latina, 01.24.23 The 7th Summit Meeting of the Community of Latin and America States (CELAC) took place in Buenos Aires, Argentina on January 23. In their Declaration, representatives of 33 member nations, including 14 presidents, paid  homage to integration, unity, and  “political economic, social, and cultural diversityContinue reading “CELAC Summit Offers Proposals, amid Divisions and Dissent / By W. T. Whitney Jr.”

Ukraine War: Those who fail to call for negotiations, fail to understand the dangerous predicament that faces the planet! / by the U.S. Peace Council

The United States Peace Council At no time since the Cuban missile crisis has our world has been so close to disaster. As the war in Ukraine approaches its first anniversary, it is being increasingly transformed by the Biden administration and the “collective west” into a war between NATO and Russia. The danger of turningContinue reading “Ukraine War: Those who fail to call for negotiations, fail to understand the dangerous predicament that faces the planet! / by the U.S. Peace Council”

On Holocaust Memorial Day, vigilance is needed against fascism’s modern heirs / Morning Star (UK)

Auschwitz-Birkenau | Photo credit: Marcin Czerniawski – Unsplash THIS week, when atomic scientists moved the hands of the Doomsday Clock 10 seconds closer to midnight, they were referring to the very real threat of nuclear war. But as we mark Holocaust Memorial Day 2023, we must recognise that with nationalism, racism and Holocaust revisionism all on theContinue reading “On Holocaust Memorial Day, vigilance is needed against fascism’s modern heirs / Morning Star (UK)”

Peru Sees Possible Transformative Change, and US Intervention / By W.T. Whitney Jr.

Photograph Source: Mayimbú – CC BY-SA 4.0 Critics of U.S. interference in Latin America and the Caribbean may soon realize, is such is not the case now, that Peru has a compelling claim on their attention. The massive popular resistance emerging now amid political crisis looks to be sustainable into the future. Meanwhile, a reactionaryContinue reading “Peru Sees Possible Transformative Change, and US Intervention / By W.T. Whitney Jr.”

The US blockade of Cuba hurts medical patients in both countries / by Natalia Marques

US and Cuban attendees of the Building Our Future conference receive a detailed presentation at the Center for Immunology (CIM) in Havana, on November 24 (Photo: Julia Dratel) Originally published in People’s Dispatch on January 24, 2023 By lifting sanctions against Cuba, people in the US could have access to life-saving treatments being developed inContinue reading “The US blockade of Cuba hurts medical patients in both countries / by Natalia Marques”

FBI wants to put me on trial for fighting for Black freedom: Instead put the colonizer State on trial! / by Omali Yeshitela

[Source: uhurusolidarity.org] Originally published: CovertAction Magazine  on January 21, 2023 There are strong indications that in early 2023, I, Omali Yeshitela, Chairman of the African People’s Socialist Party, founder of the Uhuru (“Freedom”) Movement, will be indicted, along with other Uhuru leaders and members, by the federal government of the United States. Using the bogus and slanderous chargeContinue reading “FBI wants to put me on trial for fighting for Black freedom: Instead put the colonizer State on trial! / by Omali Yeshitela”

Yoon Administration Takes Jeju Massacre Out of History Textbooks / by TK

Photo: “Flying Snow 비설”, a memorial statue in the Jeju April 3 Peace Park. Credit: Jeju Peace Foundation. Originally published: The Blue Roof on 26 December 2022 Ministry of Education justified the move as “exploring the foundation of the Republic of Korea based on liberal democracy.” After he was elected president in March, Yoon Suk-yeol 윤석열 was praisedContinue reading “Yoon Administration Takes Jeju Massacre Out of History Textbooks / by TK”

Socialism is not a Utopian ideal, but an achievable necessity / by Vijay Prashad

Philip Guston (Canada), Gladiators, 1940. Originally published: Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research on January 5, 2023 Dear friends, New Year greetings from the desk of Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research. In May 2021, the executive director of UN Women, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, and the UN high representative for disarmament affairs, Izumi Nakamitsu, wrote an article urging governments to cutContinue reading “Socialism is not a Utopian ideal, but an achievable necessity / by Vijay Prashad”