On the purpose of NATO: “To keep the Americans in, the Russians out, and the Germans down” — saying attributed to Lord Hastings Ismay, the secretary general of NATO 1952-1957.
Protesters Charged with Terrorism in Atlanta
At least 23 people, including a legal observer, have been charged with domestic terrorism as protests against “Cop City,” the massive police training facility, continue.
More Protests Roil France
The mobilization on Tuesday was the latest demonstration against a government initiative that is currently being discussed in the French Senate. While the bill calls for raising the retirement age, protesters want it lowered.
Caitlin Johnstone: The Historic Urgency for an Anti-War Movement
The sparks are flying around flash points that could ignite nuclear war, in Crimea and elsewhere. We need to start organizing against those who would steer our species into extinction.
WATCH: The Vietnam Peace Movement & Ukraine Today
Historian Carolyn Woods Eisenberg speaks on “Ending the ‘American War’ in Vietnam: Impact of the U.S. Antiwar Movement and Lessons for the Present.”
WATCH: Anti-War Rally at Lincoln Memorial
Anti-war advocates from left and right converged at the Lincoln Memorial Sunday to protest the “war machine.” Watch
DIANA JOHNSTONE: Demonstrate Together
If the Feb. 19 rally to end the war in Ukraine fails it will not be a success for other antiwar organizations that disagree with the Libertarian Party. It will only show that internal divisions can unravel every hope.
Chris Hedges: Building a Left-Right Coalition Against War
To those who suffer directly from U.S. and NATO aggression, the demands of the Feb. 19 Rage Against the War Machine rally in Washington are not theoretical issues. For them, it is a matter of life or death. They welcome…
UK Workers Launch Largest Strike in Over a Decade
The walkout comes a day after members of Parliament approved an anti-strike bill that, if made into law, would enforce “minimum service levels” for railroads and emergency services, Julia Conley reports.
France Erupts Against Macron’s Pension Plan
Despite widespread opposition to raising the retirement age, many French lawmakers remain determined to fulfill the president’s election pledge to overhaul the nation’s pension system, Kenny Stancil reports.