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Articles by Sara Flounders

Russia: a target, not a superpower

by July 25, 2017

Russia: a target, not a superpower By Sara Flounders The corporate media’s constant use of Cold War terminology to describe the meeting of the U.S. and Russian presidents as a meeting of the “two superpowers” masks the present relationship of forces. U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Read more »

Four years of Syrian resistance to imperialist takeover

by March 28, 2015

By Sara Flounders & Lamont Lilly April 15, 2015 Originally posted at http://www.workers.org/articles/2015/03/17/four-years-of-syrian-resistance-to-imperialist-takeover/ U.S. efforts to overturn the government of Syria have now extended into a fifth year. It is increasingly clear that thousands of predictions reported in the corporate media by Western politicians, think tanks, diplomats and generals of Read more »

Greek debt, austerity and past military contracts

by February 10, 2015

Greek debt, austerity and past military contracts By Sara Flounders February 10, 2015 Since the 2008 capitalist downturn sparked the debt crisis, Greek working people have held huge demonstrations, general strikes and now have voted in the Syriza government to oppose the brutal austerity program imposed by U.S. and European, Read more »

Saudi oil and U.S. hypocrisy

by January 29, 2015

Saudi oil and U.S. hypocrisy By Sara Flounders January 27, 2015 Few events expose the utter hypocrisy of U.S. politicians’ grand words about democracy so starkly as their praise for the recently deceased King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia. For decades U.S. imperialism and all the imperialist powers have given political, Read more »

Charlie Hebdo, the free press and racism

by January 13, 2015
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Charlie Hebdo, the free press and racism By Sara Flounders January 13, 2015 How do we put in perspective the international media focus on the massacre of 12 journalists in Paris on Jan. 7 at the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, notorious for its racist anti-Muslim caricatures and lack of response Read more »

Hong Kong protests: Why imperialists support ‘democracy’ movement

by October 8, 2014

Hong Kong protests: Why imperialists support ‘democracy’ movement By Sara Flounders on October 7, 2014 Original URL: workers.org/articles/2014/10/07/hong-kong-protests-imperialists-support-democracy-movement/ Demonstrations in Hong Kong, China, raising demands on the procedures to be followed in city elections in 2017, have become an international issue and a source of political confusion. The protests, called Read more »

The Pentagon — the climate elephant

by September 17, 2014

The Pentagon — the climate elephant Expose the Pentagon, the world’s largest & most dangerous climate criminal! By Sara Flounders on September 14, 2014 Originally published at http://www.iacenter.org/environment/pentagon-climate091614/ download this article as a PDF There is an elephant in the climate debate that by U.S. demand cannot be discussed or Read more »

IRAQ – U.S. Promotes Deadly Divisions

by June 29, 2014

IRAQ – U.S. Promotes Deadly Divisions No U.S.  intervention in Iraq! Wall Street has no interest in strong, unified states, whether secular, Sunni or Shia. The imperialists want an all-out Sunni-Shia civil war that would spread and weaken Iraq, Syria and Iran. By Sara Flounders on June 25, 2014 Originally Read more »

NATO expansion — Yugoslavia to Ukraine

by March 18, 2014

NATO expansion — Yugoslavia to Ukraine By Sara Flounders on March 18, 2014 Behind Washington’s hypocritical talk of “national sovereignty,” “territorial integrity” and “international law” in its efforts to undercut the overwhelming vote of the people of Crimea to join Russia stands a stark struggle over whether Ukraine will be Read more »

Iraq: 10th anniversary of U.S. crime against humanity

by March 20, 2013
War Without Victory

Iraq: 10th anniversary of U.S. crime against humanity By Sara FloundersMarch 19, 2013originally published at http://www.workers.org/2013/03/19/iraq-10th-anniversary-of-u-s-crime-against-humanity/ The corporate media in the U.S. play a powerful role in preparation for imperialist war. They play an even more insidious role in rewriting the history of U.S. wars and obstructing the purpose of Read more »

Six hospital evacuations in NY-NJ

by November 8, 2012

Six hospital evacuations in NY-NJ Hospitals closed for a Drone weapons site Hundreds of unused generators Capitalist priorities intensify storm crisis By Sara FloundersNov 7, 2012 The storm that hit the U.S. East Coast Oct. 29 exposed the harm done by capitalist priorities in the crucial areas Read more »

Non-Aligned Movement meets in Iran, defies U.S.

by September 25, 2012

Non-Aligned Movement meets in Iran, defies U.S. By Sara Flounders on September 2, 2012 A meeting in Tehran starting Aug. 26 puts into the sharpest perspective the waning position of U.S. imperialism globally and especially in the Middle East. Both the U.S. and Israel’s demands for a boycott of the Read more »

Anti-war gathering discusses Iran

by July 24, 2009

Anti-war gathering discusses Iran IAC leader says: “Don’t echo imperialist hypocrisy” By Sara Flounders on July 24, 2009 The following is based on a presentation by Flounders, a coordinator of the International Action Center, during a discussion of the latest events in Iran at the National Assembly anti-war conference held Read more »

Why The U.S. Is Targeting Iran

by May 5, 2007

Why The U.S. Is Targeting Iran By Sara Flounders on May 5, 2007 Why is Iran increasingly a target of U.S. threats? Who in Iran will be affected if the Pentagon implements plans, already drawn up, to strike more than 10,000 targets in the first hours of a U.S. air Read more »