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The US Left Needs Humility to Understand the Politics of México

Bill Gallegos México Solidarity Project/Liberation Road
Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's (AMLO) recent visit to the US stirred a great deal of media reaction in the US and México. To appreciate what AMLO and Morena are attempting to do, here are factors the Left, needs to consider.

Will Big Oil Pay a Price for its Lies?

Tina Gerhardt The Progressive
A new D.C. lawsuit targets the world’s four largest oil companies (BP, Chevron, ExxonMobil, and Shell) for misleading consumers about climate change.

Social and Economic Woes Weigh Heavily on Algeria’s Future

Khelaf Benhadda Equal Times
“Algerians cannot and will not put up with being humiliated any longer. They want to live in a democratic Algeria with social justice. The national wealth must be fairly distributed. Clientelism and corruption must be forever banished,”

US Sanctions Are Designed to Kill

Kevin Cashman, Cavan Kharrazian Jacobin
Trump signing documents US sanctions are killing ordinary Iranians by the thousands. Through its control over the world banking system, America’s sanctioning power flouts international human rights law and poses a threat to the world.

The Missing Three-Letter Word in the Iran Crisis

Michael T. Klare Tom Dispatch
arial photo of Strait of Hormuz “As the world’s only superpower, [the United States] must accept its special responsibilities for preserving access to [the] worldwide energy supply.” You can’t get much more explicit than that.
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