Archive for May 20th, 2012

Humanitarian Imperialism, or How the 1% Enlists the Military and NATO to Enrich Itself

Humanitarian Imperialism, or How the 1% Enlists the Military and NATO to Enrich Itself

Speech by Iraklis Tsavdaridis, Executive Secretary of the World Peace Council, to the Counter-Summit for Peace & Economic Justice aganst NATO and the G8. Dear friends and comrades, Allow me to thank the US Peace Council for the invitation to be here with you in Chicago, a city which marked the history of the workers’ movement in the history. We salute the millions of peace loving people in the USA, the working people and all poor and oppressed in this center of imperialism. On t

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Call to Action from the Bradley Manning Support Network: “Join us at Fort Meade June 6-8th to support Bradley Manning!”

Call to Action from the Bradley Manning Support Network:

Alleged WikiLeaker PFC Bradley Manning has won the 2012 Global Exchange People’s Choice Human Rights Award, and been nominated twice for the Nobel Peace Prize, but the struggle for his freedom is far from over. His pretrial hearings have major implications for the rights of soldiers as well as the public’s right to know important truths about our wars and other overseas engagements. Shamefully, at the last hearing which took place April 24-26th, the government clarified that it does not b

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Latin America Delivers A Swift Kick — U.S. Fails to Dominate Summit of the Americas

Latin America Delivers A Swift Kick -- U.S. Fails to Dominate Summit of the Americas

By Conn Hallinan, from Dispatches From The Edge.  On one level, April’s hemispheric summit meeting was an old fashioned butt kicking for Washington’s policies in the region. The White House found itself virtually alone—Dudley Do Right Canada its sole ally—on everything from Cuba to the war on drugs. But the differences go deeper than the exclusion of Havana and the growing body count in Washington’s failed anti-narcotics strategy. They reflect profound disagreements on how to buil

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