Government supporters in Caracas, Venezuela protest against US sanctions. (Federico Parra / AFP)

The Virus of Sanctions: Flattening the Curve

by George Capaccio The coronavirus pandemic rages unabated in the United States. Shortages of life-saving drugs and essential equipment, medical facilities overwhelmed with critical cases, an increasing number of deaths from what should have been preventable causes—these are indications of a healthcare system in crisis. […]

Children of Iran, December 2017. Wikicommons/ Mostafameraji. Some rights reserved.

Trump’s Iran Sanctions

This article appeared in Massachusetts Peace Action’s Fall 2018 newsletter The Trump administration has launched a barrage of verbal attacks against Iran in recent weeks that seem to signal a willingness, even an eagerness, to go to war. The president used hysterical tweets to threaten […]