Kathy Kelly holding a child in Afghanistan

Yemen and Iran: Who Suffers in a State of Siege?

Kathy Kelly has lived alongside people in war zones who try to survive both military and economic warfare. In Iraq, she and her companions defied U.S./UN economic sanctions by delivering medical relief to Iraqi children and families. Thirteen years of economic sanctions didn’t necessarily cause […]

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

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. […]

Anti Sanctions Protest, May 30, 2020

Rally Against US Sanctions

Join us for a Rally Against US Sanctions, Saturday, June 20, 2-3pm, at the Fresh Pond Mall.  We will wear masks and socially distance from each other as we hold signs. The US has economic sanctions on 39 countries, during this time of a global […]

The Gendered Impact of Sanctions

The Gendered Impact of Sanctions

Opposing Sanctions from a Feminist Imperative Join CODEPINK, FEMENA, and Sanctions Kill for a critical online discussion on how economic sanctions have contributed to the reversal of women’s economic and social gains and impeded their progress in Iraq, North Korea, Iran, and Venezuela.   Register: bit.ly/women_under_sanctions […]

Sanctions are Economic Terrorism

The Case Against Sanctions

Presentation by Alexander Main, Center for Economic and Policy Research Sanctions that target key sectors of a foreign country’s economy are often portrayed as an effective and useful tool for pressuring governments considered to be a security threat or to be engaged in human rights […]

Sanctions Kill

Rally against US sanctions

Join us for a masked and socially distant rally against US sanctions, Saturday, May 30, 1pm-2pm, at the Fresh Pond shopping center parking lot in Cambridge (on your right, going out from the traffic circle).   Another recent peace rally at Fresh Pond brought over 30 […]