U.S. Corporate Media Watch: An Interview With Richard Medhurst

by Richard Medhurst and Roberto Sirvent, published on Black Agenda Report, May 4 2022 Richard and Roberto would like to dedicate this feature to Glen Ford, one of the fiercest critics of U.S. corporate media the country has ever known. May we all find creative and courageous ways to honor his memory by speaking out against Wall Street, white supremacy,[…]

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Alex Saab’s Diplomatic Immunity Ruling Freezes his Court Case In Florida

The Orinoco Tribune, December 7, 2021 The trial against the Venezuelan diplomat, Alex Saab, in the Court of the US Southern District of Florida, was suspended due to the ongoing appeal for his diplomatic status. The appeal was filed in April of 2021, reported FuserNews. The current complaint in regards to the recognition of his diplomatic status, which would confer[…]

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Israel Is Hell-Bent on Sabotaging US Nuclear Negotiations With Iran

by Ariel Gold and Medea Benjamin, December 12, 2021 We should not forget that Iran has long advocated for a ‘nuclear free’ Middle East.   However, barring that, they have no choice but to protect themselves from what is clearly an open and aggressive attack by Israel. [jb] After a 5-month hiatus, indirect negotiations between the U.S. and Iran resumed last[…]

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US’ Pathway to Iran Has Thorny Shrubs

by M.K. Bhadrakumar, published on Indian Punchline, June 22, 2021 It is painful to read the US reports commenting on the result of Iran’s presidential  election. The New York Times carried a blurb on Monday, “Ebrahim Raisi, Iran’s ultraconservative president-elect, said that he would not meet with President Biden, and that Tehran’s position on its ballistic missile program was “nonnegotiable.”[…]

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U.S. Should Pay Iran Reparations

by David Swanson, published on Lets Try Democracy, February 4, 2021 This article is a great review of the history of US-Iranian relations over the last 100 years or so.  The one thing that I find missing is a recognition of the accomplishments of the Islamic Republic of Iran including public health, public education and universal literacy including men and[…]

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Biden and Iran

by Behrooz Ghamari Tabrizi, published on CounterPunch, February 3, 2021 There is an expression in Persian that says when an idiot throws a stone into a well, hundreds of wise people can’t recover it. Now this is the story of Donald Trump’s idiotic decision in May 2018 to withdraw from the 2015 nuclear agreement with Iran known as the Joint[…]

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Like Old Time Pirates: US Seizes Venezuelan Oil and Sells It

from TeleSUR English, October 29, 2020 Venezuela faces gasoline supply problems due to arbitrary sanctions whereby the U.S. seeks to destabilize the Bolivarian revolution. The U.S. Justice Department announced on Thursday that President Donald Trump’s administration sold over 1.1 million barrels of refined petroleum that were onboard the Luna vessel, which was seized by the United States from Iran on[…]

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