Politics

02.02.2019

UN rejects self-proclaimed “interim president” Juan Guaidó

UN rejects self-proclaimed “interim president” Juan Guaidó

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has rejected an aid request by Venezuela’s self-proclaimed “interim president” Juan Guaidó, stressing that the body only cooperates with the country’s recognized government led by President Nicolas Maduro.   Stephane Dujarric, a spokesman for Guterres, conveyed the secretary general’s reply to the aid request in a public… »

30.01.2019

Bernie and the Dems Flunk Trump’s Test On Venezuela’s Coup

Bernie and the Dems Flunk Trump’s Test On Venezuela’s Coup

by Shamus Cooke Originally published on Counterpunch, 29/01/2019 When Trump announced his support for the unfolding coup in Venezuela, Bernie Sanders remained silent for 24 hours.  This matters because coups are made or broken in the first moments or hours; a day during a… »

30.01.2019

The Irish Revolution’s overlooked history of nonviolent resistance

The Irish Revolution’s overlooked history of nonviolent resistance

By David Carroll Cochran January 20, 2019 This month marks the 100th anniversary of Dáil Éireann, Ireland’s Parliament. Amid the better-known events of a century ago that led to Ireland’s independence from its union with Britain, such as the Easter Rising or the island’s… »

27.01.2019

The Coup in Venezuela Must Be Resisted

The Coup in Venezuela Must Be Resisted

Venezuela has elections. Juan Guaidò has never even been a Presidential candidate. Despite massive CIA opposition funding and interference over years as Big Oil tries to regain control of the World’s largest oil reserves, Nicolas Maduro was democratically re-elected in 2018 as President of Venezuela. The coup now under way… »

27.01.2019

How Washington’s Devastating “Economic Blockade” of Venezuela Helped Pave the Way for Coup Attempt

How Washington’s Devastating “Economic Blockade” of Venezuela Helped Pave the Way for Coup Attempt

Venezuela remains in a state of crisis as opposition forces—with the backing of the United States—attempt to unseat the government of Nicolás Maduro. On Thursday, Venezuelan Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino López said the military continues to stand by Maduro. His remarks came one day after President Trump announced that the… »

24.01.2019

Washington Has Appointed A President For Venezuela

Washington Has Appointed A President For Venezuela

by Paul Craig Roberts, 23/01/2019 Originally posted here   After listening since 2016 to the American presstitutes complain, without providing a mere scrap of evidence, of Russia meddling in US elections, a person would think that the last thing Washington would do would be to meddle in other… »

24.01.2019

Fears of US-Backed ‘Coup’ in Motion as Trump Recognizes Venezuela Opposition Lawmaker as ‘Interim President’

Fears of US-Backed ‘Coup’ in Motion as Trump Recognizes Venezuela Opposition Lawmaker as ‘Interim President’

In response to Trump declaration, President Nicolas Maduro gives diplomats from ‘imperialist’ U.S. 72 hours to leave the country by Jon Queally, staff writer for Common Dreams President Nicolas Maduro of Venezuela officially cut off dipomatic ties with the U.S. government on Wednesday—and gave American… »

21.01.2019

Demonstrations and roadblocks all over Hungary

Demonstrations and roadblocks all over Hungary

Saturday afternoon, the series of demonstrations against the… »

21.01.2019

It’s Fascism and Dictatorship, Here in USA

It’s Fascism and Dictatorship, Here in USA

By Partha Banerjee America is surely slipping into the monstrous nights of fascism and dictatorship. And elite politicians and media do not care, much. Then comes the task of controlling the so-called “populist” base: the angry, frightened, disillusioned white population, primarily males. Since there is no way for Trumpism… »

17.01.2019

A New Spectre Is Haunting Europe

A New Spectre Is Haunting Europe

After Teresa May’s defeat in the British parliament it is clear that a new spectre is haunting Europe. It is no longer the spectre of communism, which opens Marx’s Manifesto of 1848; it is the spectre of the failure of neoliberal globalisation, which reigned uncontested following the fall of the… »

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