Sasha Wright

Sasha Wright lives in Oakland CA where she has been organizing against wars and for economic justice since she was a teenager. She writes fiction and non-fiction. 


December 1, 2013

Washington's Wars and Occupations:
 Month in Review #103/November 30, 2013

Sasha Wright reports the historic accord with Iran and highlights the huge stakes in the fight between the Obama administration "realists" and the Neocon/Israeli bloc that wants regime change and war. She contrasts the climate change wake-up call provided by Typhoon Haiyan with Washington's response - inaction on fossil fuel emissions and using the disaster to advance its "Asia pivot' geo-political strategy.

August 20, 2013

Last week Mali held its first democratic election since the military coup over a year ago, electing career politician Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta, widely known as “IBK.”  Elections were scheduled on a short timeline despite many critiques that the country wasn't logistically ready.

January 31, 2013

(En español)

Sasha Wright lays bare the underlying dynamics of the U.S.-supported French intervention in Mali, spotlighting the role of AFRICOM and Western-imposed "structural adjustment" policies. She follows up by assessing the results of Israel's "let's debate-everything-except-settlements-and-occupation" elections.