Distorting ‘Democracy’ in Venezuela Coverage

Featured image: Depiction of Juan Guaidó in The Atlantic (5/1/19). (photo: Fernando Llano/AP) by Gregory Shupak, published on Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting, May 20, 2019  – Writing of the failed US-sponsored coup attempt in Venezuela on April 30, Uri Friedman of The Atlantic (5/1/19) referred to the Venezuelan branch of the coup as Juan “Guaidó’s pro-democracy movement.” The logical[…]

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In Venezuela 23F ended up ‘one more collapsed coup’

Photo: US Solidarity Delegation to Venezuela From Workers World, 3/25/2019 The following are excerpts from an interview by Mario Hernández with Argentine economist and political analyst Claudio Katz published by lahaine.org on March 20. (lahaine.org/bU5s) Translated by Michael Otto. Mario Hernández: You wrote an article in La Haine, “Venezuela defines the future of the entire region.” Why? Claudio Katz: Because[…]

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Huge Defeat for Imperialists: The U.S. Broke Its Teeth in Venezuela

By Alison Bodine, Published on Volume 13, Issue 3 of Fire This Time newspaper The miserably failed “humanitarian aid” delivery into Venezuela on February 23 is another nail in the coffin of the U.S. government’s coup attempt against President Nicolas Maduro and the Bolivarian revolutionary process in Venezuela. Before this day, the U.S. government and their allies, including Canada, thought[…]

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Venezuela: US Imperialism Is Based On Lies And Threats

by Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Published on Popular Resistance, March 17, 2019 We are completing what became more than a week-long peace delegation to Venezuela organized by the US Peace Council and the Committee for International Solidarity in Venezuela (COSI). The trip was complicated by American Airlines cancelling all flights in and out of the country, leaving us scrambling[…]

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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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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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In Venezuela, White Supremacy Is a Key Driver of the Coup

Guaido and Maduro side by side~tweet from Vijay Prashad by Greg Palast, from Resumen, published on Truthout, February 2, 2019 First, we have Juan Guaidó, self-proclaimed (and Trump-proclaimed) president of the nation, with his wife and child, a photo prominently placed in The New York Times. And then, there is the class photo of Guaidó’s party members in the National[…]

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Haiti’s Unfolding Revolution Is Directly Linked to Venezuela’s

Photo: Jovenel must leave, it is the refrain of the popular carnival carried by a furious music. The signs of circumstance, tree branches enliven the streets of the country from Port-au-Prince to Jacmel, Les Cayes to Saint-Marc, from Jérémie to Gonaïves ~Haiti Liberte (cropped) by Kim Ives, Published in Haiti Liberte, February 13, 2019 Chaos reigns in Haiti for a[…]

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Corporate Titans Target Venezuela

Venezuelans took to the streets in August 2017 in response to Trump’s comment that he would consider the “military option” against Venezuela. (Photo: PSUV) by John Lesnick, from Counterpunch, February 6, 2019 Ruling elites have united behind the Trump administration in its illegal, unjust and brutal attempt to meddle in the internal affairs of Venezuela. Democrats and Republicans alike have[…]

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