Latin American Ex-Presidents Stage ‘Rebellion on the Farm’ Following IADB Appointment

by Sergio Rodriguez Gelfenstein, published on Workers World, September 17, 2020 The web magazine lapluma.net published this article by its author, a Venezuelan analyst, on Sept. 3. The article refers to George Orwell’s novel,“Animal Farm,” which pro-imperialist intellectuals have used for reactionary purposes in the past. In this case the author highlights the role of Latin American bourgeois leaders who[…]

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Why I am a Comunist: In Memory of André Vltchek

A few days ago, André Vltchek, activist, filmmaker, writer, constant traveler and critic of western imperialism, died in his sleep in a rented car traveling in Turkey.  He will be missed.  Often his words and ideas can seem a little to radical even for activists in the political ‘west’.   Even so, his passionate anti-imperialism is  especially important for us.[…]

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Modern Monetary Theory (MMT) and the Power of the US Dollar in the World Economy, P1

by Stansfield Smith, published on the Orinoco Tribune, September 14. 2020 A primer on US Hegemony and the global economy.  Part 2 is HERE Modern Monetary Theory (MMT) has become popularized by some of the liberal-left because it offers an explanation how to achieve full employment, national health insurance, free college education, and the Green New Deal without raising taxes. Political[…]

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Why the US Can Keep Increasing its Debt and not Suffer Inflation, P2

by Stansfield Smith, published on the Orinoco Tribune, September 15, 2020 A primer on US Hegemony and the global economy.  Part 1 is HERE The US Still Dominates the World Economy The US ruling class has dominated the planet since the end of World War II. Key elements of this control include its military superiority in nuclear and conventional weapons,[…]

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Defacing of Olympia Mural Highlights Native American-Palestinian Solidarity

By Samia Saliba, Nadia Niva, and Andrew Meyer on behalf of the Rachel Corrie Foundation for Peace & Justice and Art Forces, published on Mondoweiss, August 19, 2020 Last month, we were made aware of the targeted defacement in Olympia, Washington of a section of the Olympia-Rafah Solidarity Mural, a public art installation that was inspired by the life of[…]

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Biden And His Ventriloquists Keep Out-Hawking Trump

by Caitlin Johnstone, published on Consortium News, June 23, 2020 Joe Biden keeps trying to out-warmonger Donald Trump, and by Joe Biden I of course mean the team of handlers who are animating the dementia-ravaged corpse of the Biden campaign like a ventriloquist operating a wooden dummy. In response to Trump suggesting an openness to scaling back his administration’s murderous Venezuela policy and meeting[…]

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Do You Consent to the New Cold War?

by Caitlin Johnstone, published on Consortium News, May 26, 2020 The world’s worst Putin puppet is escalating tensions with Russia even further, with the Trump administration looking at withdrawal from more nuclear treaties in the near future. In addition to planning on withdrawing from the Open Skies Treaty and knocking back Moscow’s attempts to renew the soon-to-expire New START Treaty, President Donald Trump is[…]

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American Exceptionalism and The American Left’s China Double Standard

by Danny Haiphong, published on Black Agenda Report, May 20, 2020 The threat that the American Left sees in China aligns with the white supremacist underpinnings of American exceptionalism. “The American Left adopted a worldview that positions China as an existential threat to their goal of a better world.” The COVID-19 pandemic has laid bare the contradictions of U.S. imperialism,[…]

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What Comes After the Flood

by Stella Calloni, published on Resumen, April 28, 2020 It is enough to look at the faces of the presidents who represent unbridled capitalism in times of decadence or to listen to their “speeches”, to understand some analysts who mention how empires slowly begin to commit suicide and resemble a monster that still maintains its claws extended over various places[…]

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