State Department Syria Memo: Setting the Stage for War with Russia

By Bill Van Auken on June 24, 2016

SyriaSecretary of State John Kerry met Tuesday morning with several of the State Department “diplomats” who drafted an internal dissent memo calling for the US to launch air strikes against the Syrian government, (more…)

Israeli Forces Raid Cells of PFLP Prisoners Following Mass Hunger Strike

June 21, 2016

palestineRAMALLAH (Ma’an) — Officials of Israel’s prison service Tuesday stormed the cells of Palestinian prisoners affiliated with the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) at Israel’s Rimon prison and searched their belongings, the Palestinian Prisoner’s Society (PPS) said in a statement. (more…)

Massive Turnout in Mexico March to Protest Oaxaca Massacre

June 26, 2016

mexico teachersLopez Obrador called on people to protest the “political mafia” and “hypocritical conservatives” in the country.

More than 4,000 police officers have been deployed in central Mexico City as thousands of protesters have started to gather at the emblematic Independence Angel monument, (more…)

Delcy Rodríguez: A Name Synonymous with Dignity in Venezuela

By Carlos Aznárez on June 24, 2016 

venez.Not since the time that Cuba was in the OAS have words so clear and emphatic been heard there than the ones recently made by the Venezuelan Bolivarian Foreign Minister Delcy Rodríguez. It was a real rush of fresh air bursting into an area that has always represented the official tentacles of U.S. foreign policy for Latin America. (more…)

Statement from Political Prisoner Leonard Peltier

June 26, 2016

US - PeltierSisters, brothers, friends and supporters:

June 26th marks 41 years since the long summer day when three young men were killed at the home of the Jumping Bull family, near Oglala, during a firefight in which I and dozens of others participated. (more…)

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