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 [...]

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 [...]

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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. [...]

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Report back From US Delegations To Cuba, June 17

Report back From US Delegations To Cuba: May Day, Trade Union & Solidarity Conferences With a population of 11 million, Cuba, 90 miles from the US, exists as an independent, sovereign and peaceful nation. Cuba exports doctors, not weapons or bombs. Yet it has been the victim of Washington’s bipartisan economic, military and political war for over 60 years. Since the 1959 overthrow of the US-backed dictator Fulgencio Batista, by the revolution [...]

Harry Belafonte, Anti-imperialist Human Rights Activist

Mainstream media obituaries of Harry Belafonte emphasize his breakthrough successes as a singer, actor, and producer of records, films, and television, but tend to limit their praise to his iconic public figure stature as an advocate of civil rights. In fact, Belafonte was an unreconstructed radical and socialist throughout his long life and career. Born in Harlem of West Indian immigrant parents in 1927, he lived in Jamaica with his grandmother from [...]

US-Cuba Normalization Conference

US-CUBA Normalization Conference Sat. March 11th - Sun. March 12th REGISTER HERE In person at the Fordham University Lincoln Center Campus, Lowenstein Building  113 West 60th Street @ Columbus Avenue in Manhattan, NYC - with all plenary and workshop sessions live streamed across the US, Canada and beyond To educate, organize, and mobilize against Washington’s brutal and criminal economic and political war against Cuba - demanding: Take Cuba off Washington’s List of [...]

REPORT FROM HAVANA: Medea Benjamin and LA Youth report Dec. 11

US-CUBA YOUTH, UNION & WOMEN'S CONFERENCE Report Back      The conference was sponsored by Federation of Cuban Women, Cuban Trade Union Federation. Hear Medea Benjamin, National leader of Codepink about their anti-blockade, food and medical support efforts. Learn about the Nov. 24-27 Havana conference attended by 3 youth from LA: Diana, Linh, Sofia. Who attended and what activities did they participate in? What action call came out of the meeting? What's next [...]

L.A. Joins International Protest of US Sanctions, Blockade on Cuba, Oct. 29

Take Cuba off Washington’s list of state-sponsored terrorism. *End all US Anti-Cuba economic, trade, travel sanctions. *End the US blockade against Cuba. The UN General Assembly’s annual vote demanding an end to the “the Economic, Commercial and Financial embargo imposed by the United States against Cuba” – the blockade -- will take place November 2 and 3. This is the 30th consecutive vote in which the world community overwhelmingly condemns the cruel, [...]

Hands Off Cuba! Defend Puentes de Amor!

Statement Condemning Senator Rubio’s Attempt to Intimidate and Harass Puentes de Amor   By L.A. U.S. Hands Off Cuba Coalition As Cuban-Americans and others came out on the streets of Miami, Los Angeles  and other cities internationally on July 31 to oppose the over 60-year United States embargo against Cuba, Senator Marco Rubio decided to revive one of the ugliest and most condemned moments of U.S. history when he chose to engage in [...]

Cuba Si, Bloqueo No!

Los Angeles Medical Aid for Cuba Meeting Draws Diverse Crowd Shows expansion of movement to end the US blockade of Cuba By Mark Friedman A diverse crowd, representing more than a dozen organizations, streamed into a meeting here in July to raise money for medical aid for Cuba and to show opposition to the US Blockade. As the approximately 65 people entered the McCarthy Memorial Church in LA’s Black community, they were [...]

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