End the US Blockade of Cuba! End the Travel Ban to Cuba! Return Guantanamo to Cuba! Friday June 16 4:30 to 6pm Federal Building, 230 S. Dearborn, Chicago In spite of Obama’s restoring diplomatic relations with Cuba, the U.S. economic war and blockade against Cuba continues. This blockade has been repeatedly condemned by … Continue reading End the US Blockade of Cuba! End the Travel Ban to Cuba! Return Guantanamo to Cuba!
http://www.coha.org/ecuadors-accomplishments-under-the-10-years-of-rafael-correas-citizens-revolution/ http://www.counterpunch.org/2017/04/14/ecuadors-accomplishments-under-the-10-years-of-rafael-correas-citizens-revolution/ https://www.opednews.com/articles/Ecuador-s-Accomplishments-by-Stansfield-Smith-Ecuador-170420-558.html http://www.eurasiareview.com/18042017-ecuadors-accomplishments-under-10-years-of-rafael-correas-citizens-revolution-analysis/ http://www.thedawn-news.org/2017/04/19/ecuadors-accomplishments-under-the-10-years-of-rafael-correas-citizens-revolution/ Ecuador’s transformation during the presidency of Rafael Correa (2007-2017) and the Citizens Revolution stands as a significant step forward for the worldwide struggle against the world’s 1%. President Correa, who leaves office at the end of May, came to power in a country traditionally controlled by a super-rich elite, … Continue reading Ecuador’s Accomplishments under the 10 Years of Rafael Correa’s Citizen’s Revolution
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http://www.counterpunch.org/2017/03/21/first-two-months-in-power-hitler-vs-trump/ http://dissidentvoice.org/2017/03/first-two-months-in-power-hitler-vs-trump/ https://www.opednews.com/articles/Fascism-First-Two-Months-by-Stansfield-Smith-Hitler_Hitler-Brownshirts_Nazis_Trump-Campaign-170321-41.html#comment651214 With the hullabaloo about Trump and fascism, it is useful to review Hitler's first months in power, to get a sense of a real fascist regime. Hitler came to power January 30, 1933, Trump on January 20, making easy a chronological comparison of their lead ups to power and their first … Continue reading Fascism? First Two Months in Power: Hitler vs. Trump
Just back from Venezuela from meetings with grassroots groups organizing against the US economic and media war Tuesday March 14 6 pm DePaul University SAC 204 Rebel Diaz is just back from Venezuela from meetings with grassroots groups organizing against the US economic and media war. They will report on what the Chavista people are … Continue reading Rebel Diaz Reportback on Grassroots Strategies in Venezuela
http://www.counterpunch.org/2017/03/07/the-curious-story-of-kim-jong-nams-death/ http://mltoday.com/article/2686-the-dubious-story-of-the-murder-of-kim-jong-nam-2/91 http://dissidentvoice.org/2017/03/the-dubious-story-of-the-murder-of-kim-jong-nam/ http://www.4thmedia.org/2017/03/the-dubious-story-of-the-murder-of-kim-jong-nam/ http://www.globalresearch.ca/the-dubious-story-of-the-murder-of-kim-jong-nam-brother-of-dprk-leader-kim-jong-un/5578256 https://www.opednews.com/articles/The-Dubious-Story-of-the-M-by-Stansfield-Smith-Korea_Media-170308-957.html Stansfield Smith, Chicago ALBA Solidarity In the West, even among people who consider themselves not susceptible to government-corporate media propaganda, any wild story about North Korea can be taken as credible. We should ask ourselves why that is the case, given what we know about the history of … Continue reading The Dubious Story of Murder of Kim Jong Nam
http://dissidentvoice.org/2017/01/obamas-hidden-role-in-worsening-climate-change/ http://www.counterpunch.org/2017/01/18/obamas-hidden-role-in-worsening-climate-change/ by Stansfield Smith / January 17th, 2017 It should be a scandal that leftists-liberals paint Trump as a special threat, a war mongerer – not Obama who is the first president to be at war everyday of his eight years, who is waging seven wars at present, who dropped three bombs an hour, … Continue reading Obama’s Hidden Role in Worsening Climate Change
By Stan Smith, Chicago ALBA Solidarity Committee http://www.counterpunch.org/2016/12/30/venezuelas-communal-movement/ http://www.thedawn-news.org/2017/01/18/venezuelas-communal-movement/ http://mltoday.com/article/2617-review-building-the-commune/91 George Ciccariello-Maher, author of We Created Chavez, has come out with a short book on Venezuela, Building the Commune (Verso, 2016 Verso, 138 pp). Here the grassroots struggle to build a new society, focusing on the cooperatives, the community councils, the communes, established to strengthen popular … Continue reading A Look at George Ciccariello-Maher’s Building the Commune, Radical Democracy in Venezuela
Monday October 31, noon WBEZ Jerome McDonald Worldview Monday October 31, 6-7:30 pm 8th Day Center for Justice, 205 W. Monroe, Chicago Tuesday November 1, noon- 4:00 pm Purdue University, Calumet, Indiana November 1, 6:30- 8:00 pm City Lit Book Store, 2523 N Kedzie Blvd. Chicago Wednesday November 2, 3:00 to 4:30 pm Loyola … Continue reading Medea Benjamin of Code Pink Chicago Speaking Tour