A New Bill Would Redirect $100 Billion from the Military Budget to Pro-Worker Programs / by Stephen Semler

US Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA) speaks during a news conference at the US Capitol on December 8, 2021 in Washington, DC. (Alex Wong / Getty Images) Every year the US military budget grows ever larger, sucking up resources that we could use to improve the lives of workers. A new bill seeks to do justContinue reading “A New Bill Would Redirect $100 Billion from the Military Budget to Pro-Worker Programs / by Stephen Semler”

On the imperialist war in Ukraine and the stance of the CPRF / by the International Relations Section of the CC of the KKE

Athens – Massive anti-imperialist war really in Syntagma Square, 4/1/22 | Credit: KKE “A struggle for markets and for freedom to loot foreign countries, a striving to suppress the revolutionary movement of the proletariat and democracy in the individual countries, a desire to deceive, disunite, and slaughter the proletarians of all countries by setting theContinue reading “On the imperialist war in Ukraine and the stance of the CPRF / by the International Relations Section of the CC of the KKE”

Civilian Deaths Beyond Bucha / by Nick Turse

Victims of the Narang night raid that killed at least 10 Afghan civilians, including eight schoolchildren. Photo: RAWA–CC BY 3.0 Madogaz Musa Abdullah still remembers the phone call. But what came next was a blur. He drove for hours, deep into the Libyan desert, speeding toward the border with Algeria. His mind buckled, his thoughtsContinue reading “Civilian Deaths Beyond Bucha / by Nick Turse”

Commentary: What is propelling the U.S. into increasing international military aggression? / by John Ross

Thick smoke billows from the Azov steel plant on April 20, 2022. Photo credit: Guancha. Introduction The international escalation of U.S. military aggression over a period of more than two decades is clear. However, even within that framework, the events leading to the Ukraine war represent a new qualitative step in this U.S. military policy.Continue reading “Commentary: What is propelling the U.S. into increasing international military aggression? / by John Ross”

Washington Post calls for censoring Chinese media, praises purge of Russian outlets / by Ben Norton

Since the election of Donald Trump as U.S. president, billionaire oligarch-owned newspaper the Washington Post has posted the slogan “Democracy Dies in Darkness” in the logo at the top of its website. The newspaper is now calling to accelerate the death of democracy and increase the shroud of darkness, by censoring alternative media outlets thatContinue reading “Washington Post calls for censoring Chinese media, praises purge of Russian outlets / by Ben Norton”

Japanese Communists say humanitarian relief needed in Ukraine war, not more weaponry / by Shimbun Akahata

People show posters that read, ‘Stop the war, No more Hiroshima, No more Nagasaki, No nukes, No war,’ during a protest against Russia’s invasion of Ukraine at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park in Hiroshima, Japan, Feb. 26, 2022. The city was the site of an atomic bomb attack carried out by the United States in AugustContinue reading “Japanese Communists say humanitarian relief needed in Ukraine war, not more weaponry / by Shimbun Akahata”