Raul Castro: Peace Process in Colombia is Irreversible

June 23, 2016

ColombiaPresident of Cuba Raul Castro stated today that peace will be a victory of Colombia, but also of Our America, when speaking at the signing ceremony of the ceasefire between the Colombian government and the FARC-EP. (more…)

National Lawyers Guild Presentation to the United Nations Decolonization Committee Hearings on Puerto Rico

June 20, 2016

Protest in Oakland CA calling for the freedom of Oscar Lopez, photo: Bill Hackwell

Protest in Oakland CA calling for the freedom of Oscar Lopez, photo: Bill Hackwell

I have the privilege of addressing you today on behalf of the National Lawyers Guild. Founded in 1937 as an alternative to the American Bar Association, which did not admit people of color, the Guild is the oldest and largest public interest/human rights bar organization in the United States, (more…)

Elite US-Funded Honduran Army Unit Had Caceres on Hit List

By Nina Lakhani on June 21, 2016

Photo: Spencer Platt

Photo: Spencer Platt

A unit trained by US Special Forces was ordered to kill the environmental activist who was slain in March, according to an ex-member who now fears for his life. (more…)

Bernie’s Capitulation and Hillary’s Syrian War to Come

By Gary Leupp on June 21, 2016

BernieIn his quasi-concession speech on June 16, broadcasted without a live audience (probably due to the fear of loud boos), Bernie Sanders began with the observation, “Election days come and go. But political and social revolutions that attempt to transform our society never end.” (more…)

New Cuban Film: “All Guantánamo is Ours”

June 25, 2016

PE pub (1)The International Committee for Peace, Justice and Dignity will soon be releasing a new film on Cuba that could be a valuable tool for activists in the United States. (more…)

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