In Venezuela, White Supremacy Is a Key Driver of the Coup

Guaido and Maduro side by side~tweet from Vijay Prashad by Greg Palast, from Resumen, published on Truthout, February 2, 2019 First, we have Juan Guaidó, self-proclaimed (and Trump-proclaimed) president of the nation, with his wife and child, a photo prominently placed in The New York Times. And then, there is the class photo of Guaidó’s party members in the National[…]

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Haiti’s Unfolding Revolution Is Directly Linked to Venezuela’s

Photo: Jovenel must leave, it is the refrain of the popular carnival carried by a furious music. The signs of circumstance, tree branches enliven the streets of the country from Port-au-Prince to Jacmel, Les Cayes to Saint-Marc, from Jérémie to Gonaïves ~Haiti Liberte (cropped) by Kim Ives, Published in Haiti Liberte, February 13, 2019 Chaos reigns in Haiti for a[…]

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U.S. Military Bases Poisoning Germans With Impunity

The town is not allowed to sue the U.S. Military. Since I wrote The U.S. Military is Poisoning Germany last week, the small municipality of Wittlich-Land, near the US/NATO Airbase Spangdahlem, filed suit against the Federal Republic of Germany for the costs of removing and disposing sewage sludge contaminated with Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). The lethal material cannot be[…]

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Media hype confronts reality on the Venezuela-Colombia border

Photo by Mauricio Duenas/EPA-EFE By Marco Terrugi, from TeleSUR, Translated from Spanish by Michael Otto for Workers World, February 15, 2019 Feb. 10 — The cameras are pointed at the border between Venezuela and Colombia. The stage is presented as a gate about to collapse. Everything seems ready, just waiting for the appropriate day that, according to the declarations of[…]

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Rep. Ilhan Omar Grills Elliott Abrams Over His Shady Past

Photo: Cropped from Ms. Omar’s Congressional Portrait by Tyler Durden, from MintPress News , February 13, 2019 Rep. Ilhan Omar clashed with newly minted Venezuela Envoy Elliott Abrams during a Wednesday hearing in front of the House Foreign Relations Committee discussing the role of the US military in Central America. “Mr. Abrams, in 1991 you pleaded guilty to two counts of withholding information[…]

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Pelosi Sabotages Medicare for All but Corporate Media Pretend Not To Notice

by Glen Ford, published on Black Agenda Report, February 14, 2019 When the top Democrat secretly plots to subvert a proposal supported by the vast majority of her party, that’s supposed to be news — unless the corporate media decide otherwise. “The plutocrat-owned press is protecting Pelosi from the extreme embarrassment.” Thanks to Bernie Sanders’ presidential bid in 2016, his[…]

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Trump, Democrats and International Fascists Attack Venezuela

By Margaret Kimberley, Published on Black Agenda Report,  Freedom Rider, January 30, 2019 Trump’s attempt to overthrow the Venezuelan government has been joined by fellow fascists around the world, including most of the Democratic Party. “Trump and Pompeo are behaving no differently than Obama and Clinton did in Libya.” During the 2016 presidential campaign this columnist wrote, “Who’s the Fascist?”[…]

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The Racist Imperial War on Venezuela

by Glen Ford, Published on Black Agenda Report, January 31, 2019 Donald Trump is simply exercising an imperial mandate handed down to him by Obama, who put “humanitarian” lipstick on the white supremacist pig of American exceptionalism. “The darker peoples of the world understand clearly that what is at stake is the sovereignty of nations and people’s right to self-determination.”[…]

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The Black Working Class Will Never Abandon Venezuela!

Statement from The Black Alliance for Peace “The struggles of the Black working-class, united around a national program must have international solidarity and must be understood within the context of an anti-imperialist struggle against global capitalism and the US-led imperialist global economic, military and political infrastructure. For the Black working-class and the Black liberation movement not to struggle against capitalism, is not to be engaged[…]

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