On the Liberation of The Yarmouk Refugee Camp from ISIS. Syrian and Palestinian Struggles Indivisible By Ken Stone

30 May 218 — Global Research

The Syrian Arab Army (SAA), allied Palestinian militias, and the government of Syria deserve high praise for the recent liberation of Yarmouk refugee camp from ISIS.

Anti-war activists took a lot of flak from some people in North America and Europe, describing themselves as Palestine solidarity activists and “leftists”, when, in 2012, Yarmouk was invaded and occupied by proxy armies of western powers and Arab monarchs. Because we condemned the US-led attack on Syria and defended the Syrian government’s resistance to the terrorist occupation of Yarmouk, we were among the activists denounced by the misguided persons above as being “Assad apologists.”

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Black Agenda Report 30 May 2018: Progressives Disappear From the Black Caucus; Why Green Parties Don't Take Off; When Uncle Tom Falls

30 May 2018 — Black Agenda Report

How the “Progressives” in the Black Caucus Have Shrunk to Almost Nothing

– Glen Ford , BAR executive editor
There really is no “left wing” of the Democratic Party, just a tiny, ill-defined faction that can be brushed aside even on “bright line” issues of war and peace, guns or butter, and social justice versus police repression.

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