150,000 bring Poor People’s Campaign demands to D.C.: “We won’t be silent” / by Mark Gruenberg

Members of the Communist Party contingent at the Poor People’s Campaign mass mobilization in Washington, June 18. WASHINGTON—Demanding an “end to policy murder” that slams poor and low-wealth people, Poor People’s Campaign Co-Chair the Rev. William Barber II and more than 150,000 allies took to the streets of the nation’s capital in a mass rallyContinue reading “150,000 bring Poor People’s Campaign demands to D.C.: “We won’t be silent” / by Mark Gruenberg”

Berlin – Munich – Kyiv: Berlin Bulletin, No. 202 / by Victor Grossman,

The tide of public opinion in Germany is as overpowering–and changeable–as elsewhere: “Stop the Russian invasion!“–“Defend Ukraine!”–“Send money”–“More, bigger, further–reaching weapons!”–“Defeat Russia!” Sustaining this tide is an all–encompassing media campaign. No politician is exempt; even President Frank–Walter Steinmeier and ex–Chancellor Angela Merkel are pressured to make excuses for long–past efforts to achieve detente and decreaseContinue reading “Berlin – Munich – Kyiv: Berlin Bulletin, No. 202 / by Victor Grossman,”

Buses filling up nationwide for June 18 Poor People’s Campaign D.C. march / by Cameron Orr

A bus filled with marchers by the original Poor People’s Campaign bus in 1968. Today’s modern Poor People’s Campaign is again bringing people from around the country to march on the nation’s capital on June 18. | Robert Houston / Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture Across the country, spots on busesContinue reading “Buses filling up nationwide for June 18 Poor People’s Campaign D.C. march / by Cameron Orr”

The Summit of the Americas Is an Instrument of US Hegemony in Latin America / by Kurt Hackbarth

US president Joe Biden delivers the commencement address during the graduation and commissioning ceremony at the US Naval Academy Memorial Stadium on May 27, 2022, in Annapolis, Maryland. (Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images) The US has attempted to exclude several countries from next month’s Summit of the Americas in Los Angeles. The move has onlyContinue reading “The Summit of the Americas Is an Instrument of US Hegemony in Latin America / by Kurt Hackbarth”

“The U.S. doesn’t want peace” / by Jan Greve

Oskar Lafontaine at a rally of IG Metall in Völklingen, Saarland (11.4.2016) Originally published: Junge Welt on May 21, 2022 Jan Greve: Russia’s war against Ukraine is now taking almost three months. The federal government’s answer to this was: upgrade and deliver weapons. Do you agree with Chancellor Olaf Scholz: Are we currently experiencing a “turnContinue reading ““The U.S. doesn’t want peace” / by Jan Greve”

Commentary: Who is leading the United States to war? / by Deborah Veneziale

This was originally written for a Chinese audience and adapted and published in Guancha. —Eds. The world is sensing the United States’s growing rapacious intent for war. Amid the development of the Ukraine crisis, the United States and NATO have been attempting to escalate their proxy war with Russia while continuing to intensify their siege andContinue reading “Commentary: Who is leading the United States to war? / by Deborah Veneziale”

On Bush’s Freudian Confession / by Caitlin A. Johnstone

Oh my God. It happened. I can’t believe it really happened. During a speech in Dallas at Southern Methodist University’s George W Bush Presidential Center on Wednesday, the man himself, George W Bush, did the best thing ever. I am pretty sure it is the single best thing that has ever happened. I do not believeContinue reading “On Bush’s Freudian Confession / by Caitlin A. Johnstone”

$40 Billion more the Ukraine war: a wakeup call for those who still believe in lesser-evilism / by Ryan Costello

U.S. Administration to deliver military aid to Ukraine, 2019. (Photo: Petition) The U.S. House of Representatives just approved another massive military “aid” package for the Ukraine War. The Biden administration had initially requested $33 billion in new money for the war, but leaders of both parties in Congress, eager to support the war, quickly saidContinue reading “$40 Billion more the Ukraine war: a wakeup call for those who still believe in lesser-evilism / by Ryan Costello”

Pope suggests NATO facilitated war by ‘barking at Russia’s door’ / by John Wojcik

Pope Francis waves to the crowds that gathered in St.Peter’s Square at the Vatican as he recites the Regina Coeli noon prayer from the window of his studio, April 24, 2022. Andrew Medichini | AP Pope Francis appears to be at least partially blaming the West for the war in Ukraine. In an interview publishedContinue reading “Pope suggests NATO facilitated war by ‘barking at Russia’s door’ / by John Wojcik”

Commentary: Truth Lost in the Muck / by Greg Godels

If the Pew Research Center polling is to be believed, a remarkable– perhaps unprecedented– change in US attitudes occurred between January and the end of March. In January, forty-nine percent of the US population thought that Russia was a mere competitor to the US. Another seven percent saw Russia as a partner. Today, seventy percent see RussiaContinue reading “Commentary: Truth Lost in the Muck / by Greg Godels”