Korean Americans Join Spring Action to End Wars at Home and Abroad

People across the U.S. mobilized on April 14-15 to demand an end to U.S. wars around the world. In dozens of cities, including New York, Oakland, Washington DC, and Atlanta, protesters rallied More »

Syria bombing protest erupts into RIOT as activists try to topple US President statue

By Rebecca Perring Greece: SYRIA bombing protesters clashed with riot police as demonstrations against the airstrike attack by US, UK and French forces saw furious activists try to pull down a statue More »

Armenian opposition continues the protests against ex-president becoming the new Prime Minister

For 5 days in row the opposition in Armenia holds mass protests against the ex-president, Serzh Sargsyan becoming the Prime Minister of the country. The protesters aim to close the roads around More »

Global Anti-war Protests Against US-led Aggression in Syria

Anti-war protesters marched in the U.S., India, Mexico, Chile, Turkey, Cyprus, the U.K. and other countries to condemn the U.S.-led attack on Syria. Leftists and anti-war protesters took to the streets in More »

Ukrainian Nazis in Kiev Disrupted a Red Army Commemoration Event & Attacked a Ukrainian MP

On April 13, Kiev residents came to the General Vatutin’s monument to lay flowers in his honor. General Vatutin liberated Kiev from the Nazis and was killed by Ukrainian fascists on April More »

 

UK | Six things we learnt from the Syrian airstrike

by John Rees

John Rees on the immediate conclusions we can draw from the US led airstrike on Syria

1 Trump wanted an immediate and much more widespread bombing of Syria. Secretary of State James ‘mad dog’ Mattis had to ‘walk Trump back’ to a more limited attack, according to the BBC. But we should be clear that this will not always be possible. Nor will the US foreign policy establishment always want the more limited option. Indeed, even now, more extensive bombing may still happen as the divisions within the White House continue.

UK | The empire strikes backwards

by John Helmer

Empires are just like everything else going down the toilet. Bits always stick on the porcelain which require more flushing.  Embarrassing bits.

Now in its fifth week since the poisoning of Sergei and Yulia Skripal in Salisbury on March 4, the bits that cannot be flushed away are producing an odour whose obviousness is embarrassing for  Salisbury Hospital and the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW).

UK | Salisbury poisoning: UK experts cannot prove novichok nerve agent used on Skripals came from Russia, MoD says

Accusations and recriminations between Britain and Russia are set to escalate with the news that scientists at the Porton Down military research facility have been unable to establish exactly where the novichok nerve agent used to carry out the Skripal attack was manufactured.

UK | SCL – a Very British Coup

by Liam O Hare

The scandal around mass data harvesting by Cambridge Analytica took a new twist on Monday.

A Channel 4 news undercover investigation revealed that the company’s eton-educated CEO Alexander Nix offered to use dirty tricks – including the use of bribery and sex workers – to entrap politicians and subvert elections.

UK | Stop the Pentagon Takeover of Space

Global Network Against Weapons and Nuclear Power in Space organizes the 2018 Annual Global Network Conference is in Oxford, England on June 22-24. The aim of the conference to resist nuclearization and weaponization of Space. That is why it will also include a protest at the major US/NATO military space communications and control centre at nearby “RAF” Croughton.

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