The US-led naval blockade, an act of war, has cut food imports to Yemen, which is not capable of growing enough food to feed its population. The head of the UN World Food Program reported on August 19 that Yemen is on the verge of famine, making the US naval blockade a potential crime against humanity. The UN humanitarian chief has reported to the UN Security Council that “the scale of human suffering is almost incomprehensible.”
I HAVENT FRONTED FOR SO LONG it’s been dang near impossible to front lately??? there’s like a blockade in our head that I struggle getting past and it is honestly awful cause so much of the past week has been garbage, hhhh normally i front when aidan is stressed but they’ve been stressed out constantly lately and I’m unable to get out and do something about it :(
im up NOW cause they’re asleep. I can tell you that they still can and do talk to me! but our head space is so… cluttered and noisy and a mess lately. me fronting is so hard. im gonna see how long I can hold us up today.
Got a great letter in the post yesterday, all about blockading and insurrection in Europe. My friend has been dedicated to this anti-airport blockade where apparently the cops came in and cut someone down out of a tripod the other day. They fell 5 metres! Insane.
I feel so conflicted reading about blockading these days. I wish I could go back to that life, I wish I had the energy for it. It seems like such a hopeful action, like there’s actually a chance that things could change if you stand in the way. But then again, maybe it’s just the last ‘fuck you’ of those who have lost all hope. I think I’m stuck between the two.
But despite the
change the new U.S. Embassy in Havana represents, Cubans remain firm that the
U.S. will not sway its socialist politics.
dreamers and others who are superficial think that this will be the end of
socialism,” said former Cuban diplomat Eladio Aguiar. “No sir.”
reopening of embassies in Washington and Havana is an important first step,
lifting the blockade and shutting down the U.S. military base in Guantanamo
continues to be the “primary demand” of the Cuban government, teleSUR’s Barriga
“The U.S. would
receive a tremendous benefit through the advances in technology and medicine
that there are in Cuba,” Pertierra told teleSUR, referencing specific vaccines
that are currently available in Cuba but not in the U.S. due to the blockade.
“If the blockade is lifted many people in the United States can benefit from