— By Henry Lowendorf, USPC Representative, November 10, 2010 — I flew into Lisbon, Portugal, Thursday to participate in actions calling for the dissolution of NATO. Heads of state of all the NATO countries are meeting here at a special summit to expand the military alliance’s role in the world. President Obama and Secretary of State Clinton lead an enormous contingent from the U.S. Opposing this summit and its threat to peace, the World Peace Council (WPC) and the Portuguese Coun
Archive for November, 2010
Thousands Converge at the gates of Fort Benning for 20th Anniversary of November Vigil to Close the SOA
Nonviolent civil disobedience action followed by indiscriminate arrests and targeting of journalists. Among those arrested by Columbus police were three journalists, including unrelated bystanders. Thousands of human rights activists, torture survivors, veterans, faith-based communities, union workers, students, musicians and others from across the Americas are gathered today at the gates of the U.S. military base Fort Benning to call for the closure of the School of the Americas (renamed West
A delegation from the Committee to Stop FBI Repression (CSFR) returned home from several days of bringing the issue of the FBI raids and grand jury subpoenas of people doing international solidarity work and anti-war organizing to the U.S. Capitol. Deb Konechne of the CSFR, Anh Pham, who is facing a reactivation of her subpoena and Joe Iosbaker, whose home was raided, spent two days meeting with U.S. Representatives on the issue. The delegation asked each Congressperson to sponsor a "Dear Collea
-- Jean-Guy Allard, Granma International -- A scandalous tribute to the international terrorist Orlando Bosch, ex-chief of the bloody Coordinator of Terrorist Organizations (CORU), an organization responsible for hundreds of crimes on U.S. territory as well as abroad, took place on October 12 at the Institute for Cuban and Cuban American Studies (ICCAS) attached to the University of Miami, an institution heavily subsidized by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).