Huda Samir, a U.S. representative of the Organization of Women’s Freedom in Iraq (OWFI), was interviewed in March 2005 while in San Francisco to speak at Radical Women’s International Women’s… Read more »
Phony terror charges threaten free speech: U.S. lawmakers press Italian government to shut down anti-war conference
Pro-war members of Congress are up in arms over a planned anti- war conference in Italy called “Leave Iraq in Peace — Support the Legitimate Resistance of the Iraqi People.”… Read more »
Of Gaza, the U.S. empire, and sources of hope
The people of Palestine are oppressed, and they are occupied. From year to year, the only difference is by which Israeli party in power, Likud or Labor. So now the… Read more »
Iraqi oil union leaders on tour appeal to U.S. workers
At a Seattle labor gathering of anti-occupation activists with Iraqi union leaders, one participant opined that the U.S. could not leave Iraq before repairing the destruction it has wrought, and… Read more »
U.S. fails to quell support for Iraqi resistance in Italy
Despite big-time bullying from the imperial USA, leftists in Europe have been vigorously defending Iraqis’ right to resist U.S. occupation for years. Especially active are the Anti-Imperialist Camp, headquartered in… Read more »
U.S. occupation of Iraq assailed from all sides: As protest and opposition grow, war-makers step up air attacks
In December, accepting the 2005 Nobel literature prize, English dramatist Harold Pinter railed against the war on Iraq and the criminal record of the U.S. internationally, saying: “The United States… Read more »
Defy McCarthyism, support Iraqi resistance!
In a December 26 article, “Harlem Radicals Probed,” the Rupert Murdoch-owned tabloid New York Post alleges, without substantiation, that the Freedom Socialist Party is under federal investigation because of its… Read more »
Palestinian voters stand up to the U.S. and Israel: What is the Hamas movement and what does its victory mean?
Like most people in the world, Palestinians desperately need change. And that’s the name of the party that represented the Hamas movement on the January 25 ballots in Palestine: the… Read more »
Anti-Muslim cartoons: shame on the media!
Casting itself as a defender of “free expression,” the anti-immigrant Danish paper Jyllands-Posten published racist cartoons painting the prophet Muhammad — and, by extension, Muslims generally — as a terrorist… Read more »
Why the U.S. is going nuclear over Iran
The Islamic Republic of Iran (IRI) has been developing nuclear power for a number of years. The government asserts that the purpose of Iran’s program of enriching uranium is to… Read more »