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30.01.2019

Sanctions of Mass Destruction: America’s war on Venezuela

Sanctions of Mass Destruction: America’s war on Venezuela

American economic sanctions have been the worst crime against humanity since World War Two. America’s economic sanctions have killed more innocent people than all of the nuclear, biological and chemical weapons ever used in the history of mankind. The fact that for America the issue in Venezuela is oil, not… »

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

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… »

08.01.2019

Good Cop/Bad Cop: The US and Russia Show

Good Cop/Bad Cop: The US and Russia Show

By Dan Corjescu —January 8, 2019 There may have been a time when the US and Russia were serious geopolitical rivals. That time has long since passed. Now, the two “nations” (elite controlled entities masquerading as a res publica)… »

22.09.2018

Casting Kavanaugh: The Trump Supreme Court Drama

Casting Kavanaugh: The Trump Supreme Court Drama

by Dr Binoy Kampmark —September 21, 2018 Stage set Washington.  Object: adulterating power.  The arm of government: the judiciary.  That particular group of high ranking paladins remains up in the air as US Supreme Court appointee Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh floats around… »

26.07.2018

China has been preparing for a trade war for over a decade

China has been preparing for a trade war for over a decade

Thursday, 12 July 2018 07:24 Brandon Smith for Alt-market The crash of 2008 brought with it a host of strange economic paradigms rarely if ever seen in history; paradigms which have turned normal fiscal analysis on its head. While some core fundamentals remain the same no matter… »

11.07.2018

America’s new revolutionaries show how the left can win

America’s new revolutionaries show how the left can win

The little-known history of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s victory in a New York primary hints at the coming transformation By George Monbiot for The Guardian  Even at first sight it is exhilarating. The overthrow of one of the most mainstream and senior Democrats in Congress by a 28-year-old Democratic socialist… »

09.07.2018

“What to the American slave is your 4th of July?”: James Earl Jones teads Frederick Douglass’s historic speech

“What to the American slave is your 4th of July?”: James Earl Jones teads Frederick Douglass’s historic speech

In a Fourth of July holiday special, we begin with the words of Frederick Douglass. Born into slavery around 1818, Douglass became a key leader of the abolitionist movement. On July 5, 1852, in Rochester, New York, he gave one of his most famous speeches, “The Meaning of July Fourth… »

30.06.2018

As interest in Democratic Socialism surges, Ocasio-Cortez explains to Colbert what a ‘moral’ economy would look like

As interest in Democratic Socialism surges, Ocasio-Cortez explains to Colbert what a ‘moral’ economy would look like

“I believe that in a modern, moral, and wealthy society, no person in America should be too poor to live.” by Jake Johnson, staff writer for Common Dreams Since Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s stunning primary win over Rep. Joe Crowley (D-N.Y.) on Tuesday, interest in democratic socialism—the label… »

25.06.2018

Fifty years later, we still have a dream

Fifty years later, we still have a dream

By ROSA PAVANELLI 22 June 2018 for openDemocracy As the Poor People’s Campaign arrives in Washington DC it’s time to celebrate Public Service Day They gather every Monday. Hundreds of low-wage workers, faith leaders, civil rights organizers, trade union members and liberal activists from all… »

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