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Kayakers wore red T-shirts announcing the “Gaza Unlocked” campaign and managed to display flags, connected by string, spelling out "Free Gaza." (Photo: @USBOATTOGAZA/AnnWright46) Views
The Ongoing Dread in Gaza: So Many Names, So Many Lives
"Free Gaza Chicago River Flotilla," three days of action calling for an end to Israeli attacks and blockades in Palestine
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U.S. Navy Blue Angels fly over as President Donald J. Trump participates in an Independence Day Fourth of July Celebration 'Salute to America' event in front of the Lincoln Memorial on the National Mall on Thursday, July 4th, 2019 in Washington, DC. (Photo: Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images) Views
Dogs of War Howl for Blood in Iran While Americans Cheer US Bombers on July 4th
Last week's display was a chilling reminder of the horrific deaths caused by successive administrations' propensity for war
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Members of the US military are seen next to a Bradley Fighting Vehicle as preparations are made for the "Salute to America" Fourth of July event with US President Donald Trump at the Lincoln Memorial on the National Mall in Washington, DC, July 3, 2019, which will feature flyovers by the Blue Angels, an airplane used as Air Force One, as well as military demonstrations and a speech by Trump. (Photo: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images) Views
Trump Celebrates Himself on July 4th
This isn't the first time a U.S. president has militarized Fourth of July celebrations for cynical and political purposes, but hopefully it's the last
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Venezuela Embassy Protection Collective Defies Unlawful “No Trespass” Order
As this saga of the future of the Venezuela Embassy in Georgetown continues to unfold, history will record this as a key turning point in U.S.-Venezuela relations
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To Prevent Victory for Hard-Liners, Calls for Iran's Leaders to Refuse Resignation of Foreign Minister Javad Zarif
"Should Zarif bow out of Iran's political theater, Trump and his team may be getting exactly what they wish for—and the world will be worse for it."
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Iran Foreign Minister Javad Zarif Resigns Hours After Meeting With US Peace Delegation
In the meeting, Jarif expressed frustration with the Europeans, who say they want to salvage the nuclear deal—which he helped forge with the Obama administration—but have refused to provide real economic relief to the Iranian people since Trump ditched the agreement
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Us Military Base in Oahu, Hawaii ( Photo: MilitaryBases.com) Views
North Korean Missiles are Not the Threat to Hawaii—It’s Our Own U.S. Military’s Leaking Jet Fuel Storage Tanks
it’s time to retire the leaking Red Hill Storage tanks—and protect our precious water supply
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Codepink's women for Peace at the Nomination Hearing for new US Ambassador to Yemen. (Photo by Ann Wright) Views
Nominee for US Ambassador to Yemen is No Friend of the Yemeni People
Confirming Christopher Henzel as the US Ambassador to Yemen will continue the US role in the starvation and deaths of millions of Yemenis
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U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), seen here on April 21, 2017, must "more often mention the existence of the military and its price tag," a new open letter urges. (Photo: Gage Skidmore/flickr/cc) News
In Open Letter, Scholars and Activists Call on Bernie Sanders to Embrace Foreign Policy That Rejects US Militarism, Bloated Pentagon Budget
"We believe that Dr. King was correct to assert that racism, extreme materialism, and militarism needed to be challenged together rather than separately, and that this remains true," the group of over 100 scholars and activists write
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U.S. Relations with Pakistan Hit Rock Bottom With Trump’s Tweets
The U.S. isolates itself from Pakistan at its own peril.
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