Stop Tightening the Thumb Screws, A Humanitarian Message

“U.S. sanctions against Iran, cruelly strengthened in March of 2018, continue a collective punishment of extremely vulnerable people. Presently, the U.S. “maximum pressure” policy severely undermines Iranian efforts to cope with the ravages of COVID-19…”

Kathy Kelly
Published in: The Progressive, Truth Out, The News International, AntiWar, The Palestine Chronicle, Common Dreams, Code Pink, Euroasia Review, Kashmir Times, The Daily Breaking News, Dissident Voice, Massachusetts Peace Action, Orbitt, Z Net, The Russophile, Shoa, WNY Peace Center, Global Research, OpEd News
Date: Mach 13,17,18,19,20,2020
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Trump’s Budget Proposal Reveals His Values

“It is often said that government budgets are “an expression of values.” Those values are clear in the Trump administration’s $4.8 trillion budget proposal for 2021, unveiled early this February…”

Lawrence Wittner
Published in: History News Network, The Smirking Chimp, Counterpunch, Bainbridge Island Review, Reader Supported News, Gulf Breeze News, Art Voice, LA Progressive
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American unexceptionalism & COVID-19

“During the SARS-1 epidemic scare in 2002-4, America invaded Iraq. If you followed science, you would know that SARS-1, was a coronavirus that caused an acute respiratory disease that killed on average about 11 out of every 100 infected (but sometimes more depending on health care infrastructure), and was a pandemic bullet the world barely missed. Due to heroic work of doctors, nurses and scientists, it was contained. Had it not been contained….”

Kary Love
Published in: Davis Enterprise, Counterpunch, Black Star News, LA Progressive, Art Voice, The Free Gilmer Free Press, World Beyond War
Date: March 13,17,18,2020
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