Venezuela Elections: A Key Victory for Anti Imperialist Movement in Latin America

by Alison Bodine, published in Fire This Time Newspaper, December 2020 The people of Venezuela have dealt another decisive blow against U.S. domination in Latin America. On December 6, 2020, more than 6.2 million Venezuelans voted for a new National Assembly in what was Venezuela’s 25 election in the 21 years since the Bolivarian revolution began. Despite being under massive[…]

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Statement of the World Peace Council Delegation to Venezuela

Statement of the World Peace Council Delegation to Venezuela on the Occasion of Serving as International Observers for Parliamentary Election Upon the invitation of the National Elections Council of Venezuela (CNE), a World Peace Council (WPC) delegation visited the country and attended as international observer for the December 6, 2020 Parliamentary Elections. It has been an inspiring opportunity for us[…]

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Venezuela Wins Simply by Holding an Election

by Carlos Ron and Vijay Prashad, published on Resumen, December 2, 2020 On December 6, the Venezuelan people will vote for a new National Assembly. Ordinarily, there is nothing unusual about this, nor would this be newsworthy outside Venezuela. Ever since the election of Hugo Chávez to the presidency in 1998, the Venezuelan people have been used to more than[…]

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Rochester Labor Council resolution: General strike if Trump won’t go

Workers World Editor, October 20, 2020 On Oct. 8, the Rochester [N.Y.] Labor Council passed a resolution supporting a general strike if Trump refuses to leave office after a November election defeat. Council President Dan Maloney is also president of United Auto Workers Local 1097, which, after a six-week strike, overwhelmingly rejected the 2019 concessionary contract with General Motors. The[…]

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UPRISING: Black ‘Misleaders’ Seek to End Protest

by Margaret Kimberley, published on Consortium News, June 5, 2020 The nationwide protests have forced the black quisling class to reveal themselves as agents of the racial and economic status quo. The aftermath of George Floyd’s murder at the hands of Minneapolis police has created a national political crisis. The revulsion caused by this latest killing caught on camera spawned[…]

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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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