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While Cuba Deals with Blazing Fire, the U.S. Watches and Waits

By now, the images of the oil explosion that erupted in the Cuban province of Matanzas on Friday, August 5 and continues blazing have become international news. When lightning struck an oil tank in Cuba’s largest oil storage facility, it…

Toronto proclaims August 6, 2022 as “Hiroshima & Nagasaki Day”

John Tory Mayor of Toronto, “Whereas today, we commemorate the tragedies that took place in Japan on August 6 and 9, 1945, when atomic bombs were dropped on the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. We pay tribute to those who…

Pelosi is the Symbol of a Dying Perspective

On August 2nd, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi became the highest-level U.S. official to visit Taiwan since 1997, against all warnings from China and from American officials, who said it could lead to more aggressive military posturing. The objective of the…

The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons Challenge Germany and Canada

Today the Montreal Chamber of Commerce presented the conference “Together and the Challenges of Our Times” with Canada’s Foreign Affairs Mélanie Joly and German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock from Germany to discuss Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and the war’s implications…

Sit-in outside of the U.S. Mission to the United Nations

Yesterday, during the early sessions of the Tenth Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT), a number of U.S.-based civil society organizations gathered for a sit-in outside of the U.S. Mission to…

Peace activists rally at UN for nuclear disarmament

As delegates gathered for the 2nd day of the Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference, at the UN in New York Peace activists rallied for nuclear disarmament across the Street by the “Isaiah Wall.” By Brendan Fay We rallied and sang anthems…

To Reduce Inflation, Control Corporate Profits

Everyone’s concerned about inflation these days. But politicians are blaming government benefits instead of rising inequality and corporate profits. By Sonali Kolhatkar “Inflation” is the new buzzword of the year. It is the reason for the Federal Reserve’s interest rate…

A conversation about Leo Romeo Valentino’s my heartbreaking jibberjabber/ Part 2

We continue with our conversation with Leo Romeo Valentino about his collection of poetry titled, my heartbreaking jibberjabber. In part I of the interview, Leo Rome Valentino says, regarding his life as a poet, “I don’t think poets are made.…

NYC: Anti-Nuclear Protest at U.S. Mission to United Nations

Photos by David Andersson Today, on day two of the four-week 1970 Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference, several hundred people marched to the US Mission from the Isaiah Wall across the street from the United Nations, passing by the Wall’s quote from the…

Mexico’s President Gives Joe Biden a Big History Lesson

Mexico’s President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) visited the United States on July 12 and offered five proposals to U.S. President Joe Biden. These proposals are based on AMLO’s in-depth knowledge of Mexican history and his reading of the economic crisis…

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