Why Canada Wants Regime Change in Venezuela

by Urooba Jamal, Published on Ricochet Media, February 25, 2019 In a well-fitted sports jacket, with one hand over his heart and the other clasping the constitution, the previously unknown Juan Guaidó declared himself interim president of Venezuela against democratically elected Nicolás Maduro. It was 61 years to the exact date since Venezuela’s U.S.-allied dictatorship of General Marcos Pérez Jiménez[…]

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One Big Happy War Party: US Hands off Venezuela

by Cindy Sheehan, Published on Cindy Sheehan’s Soap Box, March 1, 2019 Nothing has been frying my bacon more lately than when noted “lefties” or so-called progressive politicians who oppose the US and its partners in crime sanctioning other countries, but then turn around and absolutely support the Empire’s reasons for doing so. For example, Democrat Congressional Representatives Ro Khanna[…]

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The Words and Deeds of Social Imperialists

by Glen Ford, Published on Black Agenda Report, February 28, 2019 The US left makes celebrities of self-styled “socialists” that have no solidarity with real strugglers against imperialism in the world. “Sanders and Ocasio-Cortez make weak noises against military action while accepting the rationale of the aggression.” The best evidence of the profound weakness of the “left” in the United[…]

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Venezuela Reveals America’s Sickness

by Margaret Kimberley, Published on Black Agenda Report, Freedom Rider, February 27, 2019 The Democrats agree with Trump that Venezuelans have no rights that need be respected by the United States. “Like a pack of predators they have lined up to assist in the kill.” Does the United States have the right to decide who governs Venezuela? The answer is[…]

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US Coup Suffers Defeat In Venezuela, Protests Grow Against US Intervention

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, published on Popular Resistance, February 24, 2019 February 23 may end up being a decisive day in the attempted US-led coup of Venezuela. US puppet, fake president, Juan Guaido, promised so-called humanitarian aid would break through the borders of Venezuela and be brought in. Guaido failed to deliver on that promise because he is[…]

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Protesters across North America say: ‘No U.S. war on Venezuela!’

By Betsey Piette and Kathy Durkin posted on Workers World, February 26, 2019 U.S. threats to invade Venezuela, along with Trump’s efforts to instigate a coup d’état, were answered on Feb. 23 by demonstrations in 150 cities across the U.S. and worldwide. The rallying cry for this International Day of Action was “No U.S. War on Venezuela!” February 23 marked[…]

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The War on Venezuela is Built on Lies

2016 protests against removal of Chávez and Bolivar images from National Assembly. (Wikimedia) by John Pilger, Published on Consortium News, February 25, 2019 Travelling with Hugo Chavez, I soon understood the threat of Venezuela.  At a farming co-operative in Lara state, people waited patiently and with good humor in the heat. Jugs of water and melon juice were passed around. A guitar was[…]

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Venezuela Coverage Takes Us Back to Golden Age of Lying About Latin America

by Mark Cook, Published on Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting, February 22, 2019 I was sitting in my apartment in Caracas, Venezuela, reading the online edition of Time magazine (5/19/16), which carried a report that there was not even something as basic as aspirin to be found anywhere in Venezuela: “Basic medicines like aspirin are nowhere to be found.” I[…]

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SF Labor Council says ‘No’ to U.S. intervention in Venezuela

Photo: Protesters on Wall Street, February 23, in support of Venezuelan sovereignty. Published on Workers World, February 22, 2019 The following resolution was adopted by the Delegates Meeting of the San Francisco Labor Council (AFL-CIO) on Feb. 11, 2019. Whereas, Trump administration officials have openly declared their intention to overthrow the democratically elected government of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro; and[…]

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Media hype confronts reality on the Venezuela-Colombia border

Photo by Mauricio Duenas/EPA-EFE By Marco Terrugi, from TeleSUR, Translated from Spanish by Michael Otto for Workers World, February 15, 2019 Feb. 10 — The cameras are pointed at the border between Venezuela and Colombia. The stage is presented as a gate about to collapse. Everything seems ready, just waiting for the appropriate day that, according to the declarations of[…]

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