U.S. Takes Aim at Iran, Threatens Military Action

by Nick Baker, published on Socialist Action, July 9, 2019 As U.S. imperialism ceaselessly spreads its tentacles around the globe, its latest victim, yet again, is Iran, the strategically located oil-rich Middle Eastern nation that has resisted U.S. and British colonial domination for over a century. Since its 1979 Revolution that ousted the murderous dictatorship of Shah (meaning “King”) Reza[…]

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Interview with President Manuel Zelaya on 10th Anniversary of Overthrow by US

Image: Children stand at the front of their family’s one-room home in an impoverished neighborhood on August 19, 2017 in San Pedro Sula, Honduras by Anya Pamampil, published on the Grayzone: July 1, 2019 The Grayzone’s Anya Parampil sat down for an exclusive interview with Honduran President Manuel Zelaya, on the 10th anniversary of the US-backed right-wing military coup that[…]

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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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