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 […]

Sanctions and their Human Cost

Sanctions and Their Human Cost

You are invited to our second in a series of online webinars – “Sanctions and Their Human Cost” which will be on May 26, 2020 from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada). Register in advance by clicking here. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. As many of you know, sanctions […]

Sanctions Kill

Sanctioned Countries Speak Out on Covid-19

Click here to register: This webinar will feature government representatives of several countries under harsh US imposed sanctions. The speakers will include: Venezuela – Vice Minister for North America, Carlos J. Ron Martinez Syria – Syrian Ambassador to the UN, Dr. Bashar Ja’afari Nicaragua […]

Protester’s sign decries sanctions, “a silent war”. Photo: Campaign for Peace and Democracy, 2013

Sanctions are War

by Tanuja Joshi Sanctions are often presented as valuable, non-violent tools of foreign policy. The argument goes: Sanctions allow countries to put pressure on other governments or individuals without engaging in military warfare or harming civilians. To the headline-skimming, casual observer, sanctions may seem like […]