US Senator Sanders on Gaza, other militarist violence

This video from the USA says about itself:

15 May 2018

“Instead of applauding Israel for its actions, Israel should be condemned”, Sen. Bernie Sanders said in an interview with Deconstructed host Mehdi Hasan. “Innocent [Gaza Palestinian] people are being killed.”

In this short conversation, Sanders talks about the consequences of the U.S. pulling out of the Iran deal, the dire situation in Gaza, and the oversized military budget that fuels our endless wars.

This video from the USA says about itself:

John Bolton: We May Punish Europe If They Don’t Pull Out Of Iran Deal Too

14 May 2018

Donald Trump is prepared to impose sanctions on European companies that do business in Iran following his withdrawal of the US from the international nuclear deal, his administration reiterated on Sunday…

Read more here.

Following US President Donald Trump’s withdrawal from the Iran nuclear accord and under conditions of US preparations for war with Iran, the German bourgeoisie is intensifying its campaign for militarism, rearmament, and war: here.

Will Germany buckle under Trump? VICTOR GROSSMAN wonders if the new US ambassador’s orders to German companies to cease trade with Iran has set the tone for the country’s compliance with imperial orders: here.

Two leading writers for the Financial Times have pointed to the far-reaching and, for them, worrying implications for the global political and economic order of the Trump administration’s “America First” agenda. Gideon Rachman, the newspaper’s chief foreign affairs commentator, has written a piece on Trump’s “New World Order” that examines the geopolitical content of Washington’s unilateral withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal, which was drawn up in collaboration with the major European powers. Economics commentator Martin Wolf took up the question of the US ultimatum to China on trade presented by a high-level economic delegation at talks held in Beijing earlier this month: here.

Gaza’s economy is in “free fall,” the World Bank has warned. It has contracted by 6 percent in the first quarter of 2018, with every indication that it would continue to deteriorate. The Bank warned of Gaza’s “immediate collapse” without urgent intervention. A report published September 25 stated, “The result is an alarming situation with every second person living in poverty and the unemployment rate for its overwhelmingly young population at over 70 percent”: here.

6 thoughts on “US Senator Sanders on Gaza, other militarist violence

  1. On the 51st year of the occupation,
    Women in Black

    Will hold special protest vigils

    On Friday June​ 8, 2018 ​​at 13:00

    In four locations:

    Jerusalem, Hagar Square (Paris Square)

    Gan Shmuel, at the entrance to the kibutz

    ​Tel Aviv, at the corner of King George St.​ & Ben Zion Blvd

    Haifa, at the corner of Ben Gurion and Hagefen St​.​

    Women and men join us to protest

    51​ years of one long disaster!



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