Ramsey Clark dies: An Attorney General who turned against imperialism

Ramsey Clark, former U.S. Attorney General and renowned international human-rights attorney who stood against U.S. military aggression worldwide, died peacefully April 9 at his home in New York City, surrounded by close family. He was 93 years old. 

Apr 10 | Webinar - For a Peaceful Pacific: Opposing NATO's Military Aggression

The ANSWER Coalition will be speaking on No Cold War's webinar on Saturday, April 10 2021 (9am US Eastern, 6am US Pacific, 2pm Britain, 9pm China).  Early indications from the Biden administration are that it proposes to continue the New Cold War on China, including through attempts to expand NATO's sphere of operation into the Pacific. This webinar will feature a line-up of peace campaigners and academics to explore the issues of the 'Quad' and associated attempts to construct an anti-China regional alliance; US military bases; the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense system; the South China Sea; and the prospects for a peaceful Pacific. The event will be livestreamed on No Cold War's YouTube channel and Facebook page. Read more

Actions in 60 cities stand with Asian community against racism and war

On March 27, activists in over 60 cities and towns across the United States held actions in solidarity with the Asian community in the midst of the horrific, racist and misogynist massacre that took place in Atlanta on March 16. The actions were organized by the ANSWER Coalition and took place across the country, from big cities like New York City to small towns like Sequim, Washington. The demonstrations drew significant coverage from mainstream media both nationally and locally. Read more

The Real Story: What North Korea Wants and What the American People Don't Know About the Korean War

North Korea fires tactical short range missiles in a recent missile test and the American media has proclaimed this to be a major provocation testing the Biden administration. Donald Trump met twice with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in two summits, one in Singapore and the other in Hanoi, but those summits resulted in failure. What’s next in US policy towards North Korea? In this episode, Brian Becker sets the stage by delving into the history of United States-DPRK "North Korea" relations. Brian will follow up on this discussion with a second episode--coming soon! Read more

War Crimes and the Capitalist Warfare State

Brian Becker discusses the anniversaries of some of the most infamous crimes of U.S. imperialism in the first segment of this episode of the Socialist Program. The anniversaries of the My Lai massacre in Vietnam and the Haditha massacre in Iraq fall in the month of March. While the corporate media ignores or twists the truth about U.S. war crimes, these tragic anniversaries should be remembered truthfully for what they are.   Read more

Mar 29: International Day of Solidarity for Haiti

An emergent alliance working to build an international chain of solidarity with the people of Haiti is calling for a day of protests on Monday, March 29 in multiple cities across the Americas and around the world in support of the struggle happening on the ground in Haiti. Read more

Mar 28: San Francisco Caravan--End the U.S. Blockade of Cuba!

For almost 60 years, Cuba has endured the economic, financial, and commercial blockade imposed by the U.S. government. During Trump’s term, he imposed more than 220 measures to further cause harm to the island’s economy and the Cuban people. Now is the time to mobilize on behalf of Cuba and tell Biden and Congress: No Delay, Lift the Blockade Now! Progressive Cubans in Miami initiated monthly caravans that are spreading all over the country. Join us on Sunday, March 28 in San Francisco! Read more

Endorsers' Toolkit: March 27 National Day of Action

We assembled some helpful resources for endorsers to help spread the word and prepare for the March 27 national day of action against anti-Asian racism

The Real Story: Iraq War Veteran: "War Crimes Fueled Iraqi & GI Resistance"

March 19 marks the 18th anniversary of the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq. The catastrophic warfare that followed claimed the lives of over a million Iraqis, led to the death or life-altering injury of tens thousands of U.S. service members, and sowed chaos throughout the Middle East. Brian is joined by Mike Prysner, the producer of The Empire Files. Mike is also a co-host of the podcast Eyes Left, a podcast hosted by two anti-war Army veterans of the Afghanistan and Iraq wars. Mike was a soldier serving in the U.S. military during the Iraq invasion, and went on to become an anti-war leader who organized soldiers and veterans to resist the Pentagon war machine. Read more

Brian Becker on Debates & Political Struggles Within the Anti-War Movement: From Gulf War to Today

Brian Becker reviews the history of heated debate within the socialist movement over the necessity of taking a principled, anti-imperialist position in opposition to the U.S. war machine. Almost 18 years ago, George W. Bush launched the invasion of Iraq, a conflict that would ultimately take the lives of over a million Iraqis. Whether and how to oppose this war -- and others like the 1991 Gulf War or the 2011 war on Libya -- has been a persistent topic of debate. Read more

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