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Cuba Holds 5th International Seminar for Peace and the Abolition of Foreign Military Bases

By Laura V. Mor on May 7, 2017

U.S. guard tower on Guantanamo. Photo: Bill Hackwell

This past week the 5th International Seminar for Peace and the Abolition of Foreign Military Bases took place in the Medical Science University of the City of Guantánamo, with the presence of delegations from 32 countries. (more…)

America Commits Acts of Terrorism—Why Is That So Hard to Understand?

By Vijay Prashad on April 19, 2017

When America bombs, it’s rational; when other countries do it, we cry terrorism.

The U.S. dropped 635,000 tons of bombs on North Korea.

A few years ago, I asked a retired Iraqi Air Force officer what it felt like to be bombed periodically by the United States in the 1990s. (more…)

The Illusion of Medical Treatment in U.S. Prisons

By Mumia Abu-Jamal on April 13, 2017

Protest in San Francisco against Big Pharma outside a conference sponsored by JP Morgan. Photo: Bill Hackwell

In the netherworld of American prisons, one must jettison any medical assumptions one brings in from the so-called “free” world. (more…)

100,000 Protest Saudi led War against Yemen

March 27, 2017

Tens of thousands of Yemenis have rallied in the capital, Sanaa, to mark the second anniversary of a war between a Saudi-led military coalition and rebels who had overthrown the government. (more…)

Protesters in DC Confront Honduran President Over Berta Cáceres Murder

By Lauren Gambino on March 21, 2017

Supporters and family members of Berta Cáceres, the Honduran environmental and indigenous rights activist who was assassinated last year, have confronted the country’s president in Washington to demand an independent investigation of her murder. (more…)

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