By LAZARO MONTEVERDE Declining empires are dangerous, and the U.S. is an empire in decline. If the U.S. ruling class can avoid the Thucydides Trap with China (the tendency for a declining empire to go to war with a rising empire), they still must face their own decline as the center of the capitalist system. In the face of the decline they are acting more and more as a class without solutions to their own problems, much less the broader problems facing the country and world. [ 1,602 more word ]
waiting while Black is not a crime!
By CLIFF CONNER Following World War II, a think tank named the RAND Corporation took the lead in formulating policies guiding military-industrial Big Science. Some of the titles of books and articles about RAND provide a hint of what it represented in the public imagination: “The Think Tank that Controls America,” “America’s University of Imperialism,” “Dr. Strangelove’s Workplace,” and “Wizards of Armageddon.” [ 2,956 more words ]
Two Black men arrested for "drinking coffee while Black" at a Philadelphia Starbucks.
On April 13, the U.S. and its imperialist allies, France and Britain, launched what was reported to be around 100 missiles on targets in Damascus. The following statement was immediately issued by Spring Actions 2018, a broad national antiwar coalition that is endorsed by over 200 organizations and prominent activists, including Socialist Action and the United National Antiwar Coalition (UNAC). [ 456 more words ]
More horrors paid for with your tax dollars.
Today's (4/13/18) protest in Gaza live on teleSUR English
LIVE | Palestinians continue to demonstrate in Rafah.
The ongoing six-week long protest demands the Palestinian people's right to return to land occupied by Israel.
The two previous protests turned deadly with at least 31 Palestinians killed and several hundreds wounded.
Last night's (4/12/18) protest outside of the Kimmel Center against the Philadelphia Orchestra playing in Apartheid Israel.
Don't orchestrate apartheid! Free Palestine! Free Gaza!