Opinion: Guantanamo Is Who and What We Are as American: And we should be ashamed to our core / by Dud Hendrick

Originally publshed in Common Dreams on January 18, 2023 For over 20 years, every Monday afternoon, I’ve stood with like-minded concerned citizens on Rt. 15 on Deer Isle, Maine—members of our Island Peace & Justice group—standing in objection and in witness to the acts of our government. Each week, I reflect on just why IContinue reading “Opinion: Guantanamo Is Who and What We Are as American: And we should be ashamed to our core / by Dud Hendrick”

Cuban Adjustment Act of US Still Privileges Cuban Migrants, Hurts Cuba / by W. T. Whitney Jr.

The Cuban Adjustment Act of 1966, the only one of its kind in the world, continues to encourage irregular emigration, the repeal of which will be essential to achieve normal migratory relations between the two countries | Credit: Granma – en.granma.cu “Maybe if you had printed more about the operation, you would have saved usContinue reading “Cuban Adjustment Act of US Still Privileges Cuban Migrants, Hurts Cuba / by W. T. Whitney Jr.”

With clenched fists, they spend money on weapons as the Planet burns / by Vijay Prashad

MR OnlineDia Al-Azzawi (Iraq), Sabra and Shatila Massacre, 1982–⁠83. Two important reports were released last month, neither getting the kind of attention they deserve. On 4 April, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s Working Group III report was published, evoking a strong reaction from the United Nations’ Secretary General António Guterres. The report, he said, ‘is a litanyContinue reading “With clenched fists, they spend money on weapons as the Planet burns / by Vijay Prashad”