Tussling with China: The Balkan Project Washington Wants to Derail

by Gregory Elich, published on Counterpunch, September 2, 2021 US Anti-China propaganda and Chinese infrastructure loans to EU Countries.   Yes, China is making lots of these loans; no, they aren’t As work nears completion in the first phase of an ambitious project in Montenegro to develop a highway that will connect the Adriatic port of Bar with Serbia, Western officials[…]

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Why Democracies in G7 & NATO Should Reject U.S. Leadership

by Nicolas J.S. Davies and Medea Benjamin, June 15, 2021 The world has been treated to successive spectacles of national leaders gathering at a G7 Summit in Cornwall and a NATO Summit in Brussels. The U.S. corporate media have portrayed these summits as chances for President Biden to rally the leaders of the world’s democratic nations in a coordinated response[…]

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US Confirms No Venezuela Sanctions Relief Without ‘Irreversible Changes’

by Paul Dobson, published on Venezuelanalysis, May 31, 2021 Mérida, May 31, 2021 (venezuelanalysis.com) – The United States has ruled out lifting sanctions against Venezuela, quelling hopes of a policy reversal from the Joe Biden administration. Speaking with self-declared ‘interim president’ Juan Guaidó on a weekly digital broadcast called Aló Embajador (Hello Ambassador) last Thursday, US Charge d’Affaires to Venezuela[…]

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Statement from the International Delegation to the 2021 Syrian Presidential Election

This independent delegation was assembled to witness the May 26, 2021 presidential election in Syria and to investigate on-the-ground conditions of Syrian life in the current period. Activists and journalists from Palestine, Syria, South Africa, France, Canada, and the United States joined this delegation on the invitation of the Syria Solidarity Movement and Arab Americans 4 Syria. This joint statement[…]

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Eyewitness report: Syrians Celebrate Election Outcome

by Kobi Guillory, published on Fightback News, May 28, 2021 Damascus, Syria – On Wednesday, May 26, election day in Syria, crowds flocked to polling places to cast their votes. A delegation of observers from the U.S., South Africa, France and Palestine visited polling locations east of Damascus in the war-torn Ghouta region to witness the voting and celebrations taking[…]

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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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