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AUKUS Activists, anti-war groups slam trilateral security alliance AUKUS as anti-China move and a return to Cold War

China too slammed the move calling it an “extremely irresponsible” act which may lead to an arms race. It also said that the move reflects “Cold war mentality and ideological biases”  

Hunger stalks the United States

The Unity and Survival Program of the Philadelphia Liberation Center provided essential food support to a struggling population as the pandemic wreaked havoc. Their success demonstrates that the problem of hunger haunting the United States can be solved with the right political will

US military aid to Egypt US resumes military aid to Egypt even as jailed activist Alaa Abdel Fattah threatens to commit suicide

US president Joe Biden had said during his presidential campaign last year that there will be no more “blank checks for Trump’s favorite dictator,” referring to Egyptian president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi

‘The fight for healthcare affects us all’: Nijmie Dzurinko

Nijmie Dzurinko of the Nonviolent Medicaid Army discusses the primary barriers to accessing healthcare in the US and why the issue is fundamental to uniting the working class in the country

Almost 7 trillion dollars spent by US on defense since 2001 went to private companies

A study by the Costs of War project notes that the policy of involving private players in the defense sector has led to the undermining of attempts to seek diplomatic solutions. It has also led to the invention of new threats to keep the defense budget extraordinarily high 

All charges dropped against activists who fought for justice for Elijah McClain

The 12 remaining charges against Joel Northam, Lillian House and Terrence Roberts were dropped close to a year after their arrest. The decision comes weeks after the indictment of three police officers and two paramedics for the murder of Elijah McClain

Iran and IAEA reach agreement over servicing of equipment that monitors its nuclear program

The two sides met just days before a meeting of the IAEA’s board of governors. As per the agreement, IAEA’s inspectors are permitted to service the identified equipment and replace their storage media

How has the US changed since 9/11?

20 years after the September 11 attacks, what has the United States turned into? What has been the impact of the forever wars domestically, and what kind of political and economic crises have beset the country? Eugene Puryear analyzes the US today

Mapping Faultlines: Where do US imperial ambitions stand 20 years after 9/11?

It’s been 20 years since the 9/11 attacks and its impact continues across the world, mainly through the disastrous Global War on Terror. Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha talks about America, empire and its strategies

20 years of the ‘War on Terror:’ Horrific costs, no end in sight

Successive US administrations used the tragedy of September 11, 2001, to pursue endless wars which achieved nothing but death of millions of people and destruction of countries such as Afghanistan, Iraq and Syria

Bush Obama 9/11 How can the US wake up from its post-9/11 nightmare?

The only hope for the future is to abandon the futile quest for hegemony and instead commit to peace, cooperative diplomacy, international law, and disarmament.

The United States’ recent failures in war and fighting racism should serve as a warning to its allies

As the US messily closes its 20-year war in Afghanistan, it has quickly pivoted and attempted to rally international support around its anti-China campaign. Its allies should be wary.

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