U.S. Imperialism Is Blocking Venezuela from Receiving Fuel from Iran in the Middle of a Crisis
Venezuela is facing a brutal shortage of gasoline, but the U.S. is threatening to block badly needed shipments of oil from Iran. Venezuela has every right to market or receive gasoline from whomever it deems necessary --- not whatever is determined by a foreign imperialist power.
Milton D'LeónMay 21, 2020
Ilhan Omar Signs AIPAC Letter Demanding Continued Arms Embargo on Iran
Ilhan Omar has signed onto a letter from the American Israel Public Affairs Committee calling for the continuation of the UN’s arms embargo on Iran. This is an indefensible decision and a massive betrayal of Omar’s anti-imperialist rhetoric.
Ezra BrainMay 10, 2020
Trump Threatens War with Iran for Oil
The price of oil has been collapsing, and last week it reached negative values. Trump’s threats to Iran were enough to cause a rebound in prices. But the effects were short-lived. They expose Trump’s return to “America First” politics in the midst of the pandemic and crisis, signaling the rivalries and competition between powers in the coming period.
Claudia CinattiApril 27, 2020
In the Face of the Pandemic, Lift the Sanctions on Iran Now!
Sanctions are nothing new but in the midst of the coronavirus disaster they’ve unleashed a humanitarian crisis within sanctions-hit nations like Iran. Socialists in the US must vehemently denounce and demand that sanctions are lifted immediately.
Maryam AlanizMarch 20, 2020
Why is the U.S. Bombing Iraq During a Pandemic?
Even as coronavirus spreads rapidly across the globe, causing a health crisis of historic proportions, the U.S. military is engaging in new military attacks in the Middle East. The U.S. must cease all military interventions and redirect its military budget to combat the pandemic.
Allison NoelMarch 18, 2020
Iran 1953: How the CIA Orchestrated an Imperialist Coup
The U.S. has a long history of imperialist intervention in Iran. What role did it play in the 1953 coup that overthrew Prime Minister Mohammad Mossadegh?
Salvador SolerFebruary 19, 2020
Aggression Against Iran: The Problem Is Bigger Than Trump
#WWIII is no longer trending on Twitter. But all of the forces that brought the United States and Iran to the brink of open military conflict remain. They must be torn out at the root.
Tatum ReganJanuary 17, 2020