Ethiopians Go To the Polls Even After U.S. Tells Them Not To

by Ann Garrison, published on Black Agenda Report, June 23, 2021 “Ethiopia, Eritrea and Somalia are now alarming US political and military elites by forming an alliance and threatening to chart an independent path in the Horn of Africa.” On Monday, June 21st, Ethiopians went to the polls to select a parliament, which will elect a prime minister, even though[…]

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Castillo’s Victory Unleashes Political Earthquake

by Jorge Martín, published on Workers World, June 14, 2021 The victory of Pedro Castillo in the Peruvian presidential elections unleashed a political earthquake, reflecting the enormous social and political polarization in the Andean country. The masses have inflicted a resounding defeat upon the ruling class, thanks to the militant teachers’ union leader at the head of Peru Libre, a[…]

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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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Who to Believe About Venezuela’s Election: Firsthand Observation of PBS Newshour?

by Rick Sterling, published on La Progressive,  January 2021 In early December I traveled to Venezuela to be an election observer at their national assembly election. I was part of a group of eight persons from Canada and US organized by CodePink. There were about two hundred international observers in total, including the  Latin American Council of Electoral Experts.  I[…]

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Gaddafi vs the West: Two Revolutions on the Wrong Side of History

by Garikai Chengu, published on CounterPunch, September 10, 2019 Originally, I had published an older article by the same author in this location as part of a pre-New-Years retrospective.  However, I did not have an accurate date for the original publication.  This is a more current article, and even more instructive.  Sorry about the switch but I think you will[…]

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Venezuela Votes To End Neocolonialism, Create Its Own Path

by Margaret Flowers, published on Popular Resistance, December 6, 2020 A member of UNAC AC,  Margaret traveled to Venezuela to participate as an election observer.  She was a member of the Embassy Protection Collective last summer. [jb] On December 2, the Embassy Protection Collective (EPC) members, who were arrested in May 2019 when the United States illegally invaded the Venezuelan[…]

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Nicaragua Targeted for US Overthrow in 2020-21

by S. Brian Willson, published on The Internationalist, August 3, 2020 The USA failed State continues to seek destruction of NICARAGUA (among other nations such as Venezuela, Cuba, Syria and Iran, who refuse to obey US demands for neoliberal privatization that enrich the already rich. George Washington, who waged scorched Earth warfare Against the Iroquois Indigenous in the 1770s, 1780s,[…]

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