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Julian Assange, appeal to the European Court of Human Rights against extradition to the US

A post on Presskit Facebook page announces that Julian Assange’s defence has filed an appeal against the UK to the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) to prevent his extradition to the US, which was authorised in June by then…

The New McCarthyism: Angela Davis Speaks in New York After Critics Shut Down Two Events

When high school students in Rockland County, New York, invited renowned activist and professor Angela Davis to speak, the event got shut down in two different venues over protests that she was “too radical.” But the students persevered, and Angela…

International Human Rights Day NYC VIGIL TO FREE JULIAN ASSANGE

Please join us for this protest to call for freedom for Julian Assange. Sat., Dec. 10, 2022 1:00 pm The British Consulate 885 Second Avenue NYC (btw 47th & 48th Streets) While the US criticizes other countries for their lack…

Russia & Europe, The Ukraine War & Possibilities for Euro-Atlantic Peace

Webinar on Dec 14, 2022 04:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada) Registration Reiner Braun is a leading European peace advocate and until recently, the Executive Director of the International Peace Bureau. He recently returned from a series of…

The Crisis of Western Imperialism and the Imperative of War and Repression

Presentation at World Anti-Imperialist Conference Ajamu Baraka, Member of Secretariat, U.S. Peace Council Hanoi, Vietnam, November 25, 2022 History demands: Turn Imperialist wars into wars against imperialism Comrades, brothers, and sisters, As we gather today in Hanoi, Vietnam, less than…

Peace in Ukraine Coalition: Letter to the Left on Ukraine

To end the war in Ukraine, peace champions must win the war of ideas. This requires tackling two often-repeated claims that serve as obstacles to a diplomatic agreement between Ukraine and Russia. The first problematic claim is that the war…

Montreal Biodiversity COP15 December 2022

What is it about a bunch of high-ranking people getting together at a Conference of the Parties (COP) at some major metropolitan center with plenty of 4-star and 5-star hotels in order to figure out how to save the planet,…

The end of a unipolar world is the beginning of a new one

The current crisis is profound, touching our formative landscape and making us question the way we have learned to see everything. What we imagined the future to be is melting before our own eyes, like icebergs in the Arctic. All…

Pandora’s box of nuclear progress

Why uranium mining, nuclear energy, and atomic bombs are all steps in the path to destruction By Cymry Gomery, Coordinator of Montréal for a World BEYOND War This op-ed was inspired by a presentation by Dr. Gordon Edwards of the…

Kicking Ilhan Omar off a Committee Will Not Help

Incoming Republican House Speaker Kevin McCarthy has threatened to kick Congresswoman Ilhan Omar off the House Foreign Affairs Committee, with the excuse that she’s “anti-Semitic” and “anti-American.” Of course, these charges are false, but they are dangerous, and sufficient reason…

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