Ann Wright recently co-authored an article on "Amnesty International: Shameless Shill for US Wars," detailing the organization's support of NATO's war in Afghanistan. Ann Wright a former US diplomat who resigned in March, 2003, in opposition to the war on Iraq. She is the co-author of the book Dissent: Voices of Conscience. Read the article here. And check out Ann Wright's website.
Glen Ford on how the Obama administration is turning Africa into a battleground, escalating its military penetration of the continent. Glen Ford is executive editor of Black Agenda Report.
The first installment of "Getting Down to BAsics With the People of Sanford." Michael Slate recently joined the BAsics Bus Tour in Sanford, Florida, where Trayvon Martin was murdered, taking the vision and works of Bob Avakian, Chairman of the Revolutionary Communist Party, to the people of Sanford, and building a movement for revolution. This is the first in a series based on the interviews he did with people there. For more on BAsics: From the Talks and Writings of Bob Avakian, click.