U.S. Massacre of Syrian Troops Threatens to Unleash Wider War

By Bill Van Auken on February 9, 2018

US warplanes and artillery batteries carried out an unprovoked massacre of up to 100 pro-government troops in the northeastern province of Deir Ezzor Wednesday, (more…)

Lula da Silva Continues to Lead the Polls in Brazil

Photo: Ricardo Stuckert

The legal proceedings regarding the case of former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva (PT)—which was appealed on January 24 in Porto Alegre by the Number 4 Regional Court (TRF4) (more…)

The U.S. is Propping Up a Dictatorship in Honduras

By David Noriega on February 9, 2018

The inauguration ceremony for Juan Orlando Hernández’s second term as president of Honduras was held in a sparsely attended stadium guarded by hundreds of soldiers and police officers decked out in riot gear. (more…)

An invitation from the Cuban Chapter of the Network of Intellectuals, Artists and Social Movements in Defense of Humanity

We writers, scientists, journalists and editors linked to the Network and present at a meeting coinciding with the annual book fair in Havana (more…)

The Stories of FEMA’s Scandalous Errors in Puerto Rico Keep Getting Worse

By Jorge Rivas on February 6, 2018

Four months after Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico, we’re finally getting a clearer look into some of the most scandalous parts of the American response to the tragedy. (more…)

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