Legislation and Policy

Negotiate with Iran, Not Its Caricature

by Tom Huf Since April 2021, and after six rounds of Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) negotiation in Vienna that started with optimism for a speedy agreement before the Iranian June 18 elections, progress has slowed. There is now speculation about possible failure to […]

Berta Cáceres in the Rio Blanco region of western Honduras in 2015. (coolloud, Flickr, CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)
Latin America

Migration as Resistance

by Aviva Chomsky Originally published in TomDispatch.com with additional photos from Consortium News Earlier this month, a Honduran court found David Castillo, a U.S.-trained former Army intelligence officer and the head of an internationally financed hydroelectric company, guilty of the 2016 murder of celebrated Indigenous activist Berta […]

People carry a poster with photographs of Fidel Castro, President Miguel Diaz-Canel and former president Raul Castro during a rally in Havana on July 17, 2021.Alexandre Meneghini / Reuters
Latin America

What’s Happening in Cuba?

By Merriam Ansara  Will the current situation in Cuba lead to US-backed violence in Cuba?  To answer that question, we first need an understanding of what’s happening. The violence isn’t new. In fact, there has been ongoing violence from the United States towards Cuba for […]

Nuclear Disarmament

Every Nuke We Make

by Kathie Malley-Morrison Every nuke we make, every vow we break, every life at stake, they’ll be watching us.  Be  grateful for their attention because “they” are the United Nations Human Rights Council, and “we” are citizens of the country with the largest stock of […]

Middle East Wars

The Truth about Torture

by Annika Lof A Case against Torture and Discussion of Alfred McCoy’s “In the Shadows of the American Century Torture has always been a difficult issue to confront directly and honestly. Hiding its brutality behind the rhetorical mask of “enhanced interrogation” that causes “no long-term […]