Nicaragua… “Still, it moves…”

by Stephen Sefton, published on Tortilla Con Sal, July 18, 2022 Galileo may or may not truly have said “Still, it moves…” on escaping condemnation by the Holy Inquisition for asserting that the Earth moves around the Sun. But the saying certainly applies in the case of Nicaragua’s persecution by the sadistic neoliberal Inquisition of Western countries whose oligarchs, corporate[…]

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Celebrating Revolution in Nicaragua

by Margaret Kimberley, published on Black Agenda Report, July 20, 2022 Holidays in the United States celebrate awful events such as the settler colonists declaring independence from Britain so that they might take indigenous lands and protect slavery. There is also Thanksgiving, the commemoration of genocide turned into a day when Americans should think grateful thoughts before spending more than[…]

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Nicaragua Once Again Inaugurates the “People as President”

by Nan McCurdy, published on Covert Action Magazine, January 23, 2022 On January 10, Daniel Ortega was inaugurated President and Rosario Murillo was inaugurated as Vice President. The central event in the Plaza of the Revolution was accompanied by Sandinistas celebrating in almost every town with big-screen displays of the inauguration. Once he had been sworn in, with the presidential[…]

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The Great Game of Smashing Countries

by John Pilger, published on CounterPunch, August 25, 2921 As the US leaves Afghanistan in disgrace, it is illuminating to look at the beginning of the story.  You  have probably heard this story before but it merits retelling.  Syria has a similar one, and Iran, and even Iraq though each country has been entangled with US foreign policy and US[…]

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