Gangster Politics: U.S. War Threats Intensify on Iran

Image from US Embassy Correspondence, Tiblisi, Georgia by Sara Flounders, published on Workers World and IAC blogs, May 21, 2019 May 20 — Another U.S. initiated crisis reached an ominous level this past week with President Trump’s announcement that Iran suddenly presented a new, unspecified threat, serious enough to send a U.S. Naval aircraft carrier battle group churning toward the[…]

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An Open Letter to District of Columbia Authorities

by Rich Whitney, Published on Medium, May 13, 219 In allowing coup supporters to lay siege to the Venezuelan embassy, D.C. Police are violating the First Amendment and District of Columbia law At this writing, a rightwing mob of supporters of Juan Guaido, (the self-described, U.S.-named “interim president” of Venezuela, who has no legitimate, lawful claim to that office) has[…]

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An Open Letter to the State Department from the Embassy Protection Collective

  To: US State Department Venezuelan Foreign Ministry From: Embassy Protection Collective Re: Exiting the Venezuelan Embassy Date: May 13, 2019 This is the 34th day of our living in the Venezuelan embassy in Washington, DC. We are prepared to stay another 34 days, or however long is needed to resolve the embassy dispute in a peaceful way consistent with[…]

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Breaking News: Military Coup Underway in Venezuela

Photo: Self-proclaimed “Interim President” Juan Guaido speaking to press during an attempted coup on April 30. (Reuters) This is the report from Venezuelanalysis at about 12:20 PM on Tuesday, April 30.   You can find updates at the link posted for Venezuelanalysis.   I will try to post Updates through the day, but they are my source. A military uprising is[…]

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Disrupting Elliott Abrams on Venezuela

ELX02 WASHINGTON (USA), 25/04 / 2019.- An activist from the pacifist and leftist group “Codepink” interrupts the US special envoy  for Venezuela, Elliott Abrams, during his speech at the panel “Venezuela after Maduro: A vision for the future of the country” held Thursday at the Atlantic Council in Washington (USA). EFE / Erik S. Lesser by Pat Elder, from CodePink,[…]

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US – Israeli Aggression in the Middle East and Beyond

Photo: Ancient Ruins, Golan Heights, Israel – These are Syrian Ruins in the Syrian Golan Heights.  The Golan Heights are no more Israeli than grandma’s traditional Hummus recipe by Judith Bello, CounterCurrents Blog, April 5, 2019 Since he came to office, Donald Trump has taken a very aggressive stand supporting Israel’s Zionist agenda in the Middle East. Early in his[…]

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One Big Happy War Party: US Hands off Venezuela

by Cindy Sheehan, Published on Cindy Sheehan’s Soap Box, March 1, 2019 Nothing has been frying my bacon more lately than when noted “lefties” or so-called progressive politicians who oppose the US and its partners in crime sanctioning other countries, but then turn around and absolutely support the Empire’s reasons for doing so. For example, Democrat Congressional Representatives Ro Khanna[…]

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On D-Day, Feb. 23, the trucks couldn’t Enter Venezuela

By Marco Terrugi posted on Workers World, February 25, 2019 First published on Feb. 24 by Pagina12, translated by Michael Otto. The day of the announced arrival of “humanitarian aid” to Venezuela, Feb. 23, came and went. The apocalyptic forecasts did not take place. Nicolás Maduro did not fall; Juan Guaidó stayed in Cúcuta, Colombia; and no Hollywood showdown took[…]

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