WWP Editorial: No war on Iran!

Published on Workers World, June 15, 2019, from the Editor The U.S. government is charging that on June 13 Iran attacked two oil tankers in the Strait of Hormuz  — the Norwegian-owned MT Front Altair and the Japanese-owned Kokuka Courageous. The threat of yet another U.S. military aggression in an area already devastated by decades of war is very real.[…]

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The Plot to Kill Venezuela

by Vijay Prashad, Published on Salon.com, May 17, 2019 This article was produced by Globetrotter, a project of the Independent Media Institute. Hugo Chávez knew that Venezuela was very vulnerable. Its oil revenues account for 98 percent of its export earnings. Chávez was familiar with the thinking of Juan Pablo Pérez Alfonzo, Venezuela’s minister of mines and hydrocarbons in the[…]

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Hong Kong Protests: Why Imperialists Support ‘Democracy’ Movement

by Sara Flounders, published on Workers World, October 7, 2014 Demonstrations in Hong Kong, China, raising demands on the procedures to be followed in city elections in 2017, have become an international issue and a source of political confusion. The protests, called Occupy Central, have received enormous and very favorable U.S. media coverage. Every news report describes with great enthusiasm[…]

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Tiananmen: The Massacre that Wasn’t

An armored vehicle in flames during the June 4, 1989 protests in Beijing by Brian Becker, Published on Liberation News, June 3, 2019 Liberation News is republishing the following article originally posted in 2014 to answer the lies spread by the U.S. government and its loyal corporate media outlets about China on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the 1989[…]

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Distorting ‘Democracy’ in Venezuela Coverage

Featured image: Depiction of Juan Guaidó in The Atlantic (5/1/19). (photo: Fernando Llano/AP) by Gregory Shupak, published on Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting, May 20, 2019  – Writing of the failed US-sponsored coup attempt in Venezuela on April 30, Uri Friedman of The Atlantic (5/1/19) referred to the Venezuelan branch of the coup as Juan “Guaidó’s pro-democracy movement.” The logical[…]

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The CIA “Hybrid War” Against Venezuela

By Achille Lollo posted on Workers World, April 7, 2019 (Translated by John Catalinotto) Note: About Venezuela as an example of Hybrid Warfare. “Operation Constitution” [planned by the U.S. and the Venezuelan right wing] ended with [self-proclaimed presidential pretender] Juan Guaidó’s miserable and silent return to Caracas and the capture of the four commanders of the ragtag “Venezuelan Liberation Army”[…]

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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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