Monday, March 1, 2021

Tag: foreign policy

Biden should stop payment on US funds to Sisi’s Egypt

They should put a “stop payment” on the U.S. taxpayer-funded check that has enabled Sisi to operate with impunity.

‘US leadership’—and other euphemisms for war

If the pundits get their way, Biden could secure “U.S. global leadership” by flattening large parts of the planet.

U.S. progressives and a Biden foreign policy

With more progressives than ever in the country’s federal government, there may be an opportunity for the United States to really re-evaluate its foreign policy and place in the world.

Ten foreign policy fiascos Biden can fix on day one

A wide range of foreign policy fiascos President-elect Biden can fix by executive order on his first day in office could set pace for broader progressive foreign policy initiatives.

How Biden flubbed Town Hall foreign policy question

Instead he endorsed some of the most deceptive elements of Trump’s propaganda, dropped some clangers of his own and, in a classic Freudian slip, laid bare his own enduring commitment to American imperialism.

Trump’s record on foreign policy: Lost wars, new conflicts and broken...

Building a new anti-war movement that is connected to the domestic anti-police struggle is the only thing that can rein in U.S. militarism.

How the Saudis, the Qataris, and the Emiratis took Washington

A monumental lobbying battle over American foreign policy...

The decade of transformation: Remaking international relations

We are living in a time of crisis and that can be unnerving. But we have the power to get through this if we mobilize together with a clear vision of the world.

Reckless US actions fire up the antiwar movement

These reckless actions by the U.S. military create dangerous and uncertain times, but it is also an opportunity to demand significant changes to U.S. foreign policy.

How to make American foreign policy yours

There remains a treasure trove of perfectly legal ways foreign powers are subverting American democracy.

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Urgent news: Demand the immediate release of imprisoned activist journalist Mumia Abu-Jamal.
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The only way Democrats will get anything done

With Vice President Kamala Harris now serving as the tie-breaking vote, Senate Democrats can and must abolish the filibuster.

Senators question DHS and ICE on abuse allegations against migrants

"The allegations of violence and brutality against vulnerable refugees seeking safety here in the United States are unlawful and disturbing.”

‘Held to ransom’: Pfizer demands governments gamble with state assets to secure vaccine deal

“Pfizer and BioNTech are firmly committed to working with governments and other relevant stakeholders to ensure equitable and affordable access to our Covid-19 vaccine for people around the world.”

2021 update: Half of America in or near poverty

The facts and numbers from numerous sources reflect the reality of deprivation in America, and help to confirm what has been called the "sharpest rise in the U.S. poverty rate since the 1960s."