A Brief History of Kill Lists, From Langley to Lavender

A Brief History of Kill Lists, From Langley to Lavender by Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J. S. Davies The Israeli online magazine +972 has published a detailed report on Israel’s use of an artificial intelligence (AI) system called “Lavender” to target thousands of Palestinian men in its bombing campaign in Gaza. When Israel attacked Gaza after October 7, the Lavender system had a database of 37,000 Palestinian men with suspected links to [...]

May 2024 Change Links Community Calendar

May 2024 Change Links Community Calendar Change Links can’t publish without your support. Send items, articles or poems to changelinks2@gmail.com or via change-links.org/submit/ Please subscribe as well. Subscriptions to the print edition are $12/25/50 a year, low income, regular or sustainer (sliding scale), payable to “AFGJ,” our fiscal sponsor, with “Change Links” in the memo. All events announced are encouraged to donate $5 (per event), payable to AFGJ, mail to: Change Links, [...]

Gathering for a World Social Alternative held in Venezuela

https://www.albatcp.org/en/2024/04/18/vice-president-venezuela-huge-imperial-threat-either-defeated/ Hundreds of members of trade unions, people’s movements, and left political parties from across the world attended. During the first two days of debate and discussion, panelists and participants discussed the pressing tasks of the left and progressive movements to organize the masses and confront the climate crisis, the rise of the right, imperialist attacks, and fortify internationalist solidarity. Speakers also emphasized the relationship between progressive governments and political projects and [...]

Open Borders for Capital to Import Labor from Central America

by Michael Novick, Anti-Racist Action-LA As David Bacon reported in Truthout recently, the Biden Administration is paying US agribusiness to import temporary workers -- essentially braceros -- to toil for brief periods in the fields in the US before being sent back to their countries of origin, mainly in Central America. This program  drives down wages for all farmworkers, and then subsidizes not only the farm owners but even the middle-men, legalized [...]

Shut Down the Adelanto ICE Processing Center

CLUE and The Shut Down Adelanto Coalition invites you to join us in urging ICE and our members of Congress to move forward with the plans for closure of the Adelanto ICE Processing Center once and for all! On December 19th, 2023, ICE will be making their final decision on whether or not they will be closing the Adelanto ICE Processing Center. Below are THREE ways you can support! Please share within [...]

Argentina: IMF Director Congratulates Right-wing President-elect Javier Milei

Ultra-rightist wins run-off election After the defeat of the candidate supported by the International Monetary Fund (IMF),  the director of the IMF,  Kristaina Georgieva, congratulated on social networks the ultra right-winger Javier Milei, elected with 55.6% of the votes. In his victory speech, Milei had already confirmed that commitments will be fulfilled, in reference to the fraudulent debt with the IMF that strangles the country. The presidential ballot ended with a landslide [...]

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Cuba in the Crosswinds

Cuban Journalist in U.S. for Premiere of Groundbreaking New Film Join award-winning Afro-Cuban journalist and filmmaker, Liz Oliva Fernandez, for a screening and Q & A of two new Belly of the Best documentaries, Cuba in the Crosswinds, that expose what’s driving Cuba policy under Biden. Filmed this year in New Jersey and Washington D.C., Uphill on the Hill & Hardliner on the Hudson expose the economic and political interests driving U.S. [...]

Global Leaders Plead for Peace in Ukraine at UN

by Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J. S. Davies As it did last year, the 2023 United Nations General Assembly has been debating what role the United Nations and its members should play in the crisis in Ukraine. The United States and its allies still insist that the UN Charter requires countries to take Ukraine’s side in the conflict, “for as long as it takes” to restore Ukraine’s pre-2014 internationally recognized borders. They [...]

Guatemalans Voted to End 69 years of corrupt rule – Will the US Accept it?

by Grahame Russell, © 2023 Truthout. [Excerpt] https://truthout.org/articles/guatemalans-voted-to-end-69-years-of-corrupt-rule-will-us-canada-accept-it/ On August 20, 2023, the Semilla Party’s Bernardo Arévalo and Karin Herrera were elected president and vice president of Guatemala. This election will bring a formal end to 69 years of anti-democratic, military-backed, corrupt, “open-for-global-business” governments [since a 1954-US-backed coup--Ed.], when the transition of power takes place on January 14, 2024. “The Supreme Electoral Tribunal has recognized the results and what the people have [...]

Ecuador National Referendum Ends Oil Exploitation in the Amazon

Ecuador: National Referendum Ending Oil Exploitation in the Amazon is Victorious By Santiago Rosero on August 21, 2023 While most of the focus was on the general elections in Ecuador, a national referendum was held on oil exploitation in the Amazon. In addition, in a regional referendum the inhabitants of Quito voted on mining. In both cases, the vote to stop exploitation triumphed. The long struggle to save Yasuní Biosphere Reserve reached [...]

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