Mastodon

North America

President Joe Biden Drops Out of the 2024 US Presidential Campaign

On Sunday, July 21, 2024, Joe Biden withdrew from his re-election campaign after top Democrats, donors, close allies, and friends had pressured him relentlessly to step aside. On July 10, 2024, The New York Times published a letter to the…

Why the climate movement is actually close to winning

Despite widespread discouragement among climate activists, a tested blueprint for successful movements shows immense progress being made. By Nick Engelfried In January, U.S. climate activists prepared for one of the largest direct action protests against fossil fuels in years. The…

Lies, Damn Lies, and NATO

Remarks on Stop the War Coalition webinar July 16, 2024 After someone shot Donald Trump, Joe Biden said, indignantly, “we resolve our differences at the ballot,” which is classic propaganda, taking something obviously true (namely: it’s evil to shoot people)…

Not even Presidents are safe in the USA!

Former US President Donald Trump narrowly escaped an assassination attempt while delivering a speech at a rally in Pennsylvania on 13 July 2024, when several gunshots were fired at him. A bullet grazed his ear, slightly injuring the Republic’s presidential…

Recipients Announced: 2024 War Abolisher Awards

World BEYOND War has announced four recipients of 2024 War Abolisher Awards. They are: Combatants for Peace, No to War – No to NATO, Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union, Susan Crane. The awardees are honored for their body of work…

Venezuelans to Vote on Continuing the Bolivarian Revolution: Runup to a High Stakes Election under US Sanctions

The future of Venezuela’s 25-year-old socialist movement will be decided in the upcoming July 28 election. Venezuelans will go to the polls knowing that a vote for incumbent President Nicolás Maduro means no relief from US unilateral coercive measures. By…

Boeing Pleads Guilty to Criminal Fraud: the Continuing 737 Max Saga

Boeing has agreed to plead guilty to a criminal fraud charge regarding the two crashes of 737 Max airplanes that caused the death of 346 passengers on two flights: a Lion Air flight out of Indonesia in October 2018 and…

Trump wounded by gunfire at public event in Pennsylvania

Gun violence, so common in the United States, hit today the Republican pre-candidate and former President Donald Trump, who was shot down from the stage where he was speaking during a public event held in Butler, Pennsylvania, being evacuated by…

Like Biden, NATO Is Unfit to Lead

As NATO wrapped up its Summit and Biden held a crucial press conference, the media frenzy continued to focus on Biden’s age and cognitive abilities. Is he too old and disoriented to lead the “free world”? Was he able to…

When Nothing Else Works to End Israeli Genocide of Gaza, Urge Governments to Use UN General Assembly Res 377 “Uniting For Peace” for Peace in Palestine

The crime of genocide is happening. The intentional destruction of a people, in whole or in part, is genocide. The law is meant to be used to prevent it, not just review it after the fact. We sent over half a…

1 2 3 381