Feb. 5th- International Day of Mobilization in Solidarity with the Egyptian and Tunisian Revolutions
Thousands of community members from the Egyptian, Tunisian, and Arab communities in the U.S., and all those in solidarity with popular movements for justice and liberation.
On Tues., Jan. 25, protests will be held in more than 30 cities across the U.S. and internationally against FBI and grand jury repression of anti-war and international solidarity activists.
Brian Becker, National Coordinator of the ANSWER Coalition, explains how "regime change" remains the ambition of U.S. foreign policy towards Iran, and how the anti-war movement should respond.
The war in Afghanistan/Pakistan is raging. Washington is financing Israel’s colonial occupation of Palestine, threatening Iran, stepping up hostility against Venezuela, Cuba and other progressive governments in Latin America, and bringing Korea to the brink of a new war. There are more than 800 U.S. military bases around the world. Protest against the US War Maching
On Jan. 10, the U.S. government began its sham trial of notorious terrorist Luis Posada Carriles in El Paso, Texas. Posada is not being charged with his true crimes -- mass murder -- but for lying.
The ANSWER Coalition is working day in and day out against war and the obscene militarization of society. Nearly 50 percent of our tax dollars pay for war, weapons or debt for past wars. That is an outrage! Help us intensify our work in the coming year!
Along with hundreds of supporters, veterans of Iraq, Afghanistan, Vietnam, Korea, WWII and more marched solemnly from a rally in Lafayette Park to the fence immediately in front of the White House, refusing to leave.
Since the ANSWER Coalition was formed, our Bay Area office has been located at 2489 Mission Street in San Francisco. The office has served us well, but we have outgrown it and it is limiting our potential for growth. Now we have taken a long-term lease on a much larger space, at a comparable rent.
The following is a personal appeal from Ron Kovic, Vietnam War veteran and author of Born on the Fourth of July, to Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans and active-duty service members.
Brian Becker, National Coordinator of the ANSWER Coalition, explains that U.S. naval exercises near the Korean peninsula in the Yellow Sea are meant to provoke and escalate tension in the region, creating the possibility of a catastrophic war.