Venezuelan Guaidó coup regime pledges to restore relations with Israel, decade after Hugo Chávez broke ties

The US-backed Venezuelan coup regime of Juan Guaidó is reestablishing ties with Israel and has opened a “virtual embassy” in Jerusalem, run by a right-wing rabbi who lives in Miami and wants Netanyahu’s help to fight “terrorism.”

By Ben Norton

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How the US helped push Lebanon to the brink of collapse, and now threatens more sanctions

While the media blames the crisis in Lebanon solely on corruption, the US government unleashed a “maximum pressure” campaign to push regime change and crush Lebanese resistance with sanctions and aggressive hybrid warfare.

By Ben Norton

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Disparaging Stokely Carmichael, Bill Clinton attacks the black freedom struggle

During a historic upsurge of black activism, Bill Clinton attacked the late Stokely Carmichael/Kwame Ture, a leading black power revolutionary. Dr. Peniel Joseph, professor and author of Stokely: A Life, responds.

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By clasping hands with Netanyahu, ‘top cop’ Kamala Harris whitewashes Israel’s racism

A friendly meeting California senator and self-declared “top cop” Kamala Harris held with Israel’s right-wing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu shows she is more than willing to throw anti-racism — and Palestinians — under the bus.

By Hamzah Raza / AlterNet’s Grayzone Project (December 12, 2017)

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Twitter spreads paid US gov’t propaganda while falsely claiming it bans state media ads

Twitter says it bans ads from state-affiliated media outlets. However, US government propaganda organs like Voice of America’s VOA Persian pay the social media corporation huge sums of money to spread disinformation against Iran and other foreign adversaries.

By Ben Norton

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Western media’s favorite Hong Kong ‘freedom struggle writer’ is American ex-Amnesty staffer in yellowface

A prominent Hong Kong pundit and anti-China activist named Kong Tsung-gan has become a go-to source for Western media. An investigation by The Grayzone confirms Kong as a fake identity employed by an American teacher who’s a ubiquitous figure at local protests.

By Max Blumenthal

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Document exposes new US plot to overthrow Nicaragua’s elected socialist gov’t

A disturbing new document outlines plans for a US regime-change scheme against Nicaragua’s elected leftist government, overseen by USAID, to bring about a “market economy” and a purge of Sandinistas.

By Ben Norton

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While Bolivia’s coup regime lets its citizens die, Cuba has nearly defeated Covid-19

A dispatch from Bolivia shows the staggering human toll of the military coup, as an incompetent US-backed regime leaves impoverished citizens to die amid a pandemic. In Cuba, meanwhile, the country’s socialized system has saved its population from the worst of Covid-19.

By Ollie Vargas

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Cómo el testimonio de un espía de la policía amenaza la narrativa oficial del atentado de la AMIA

Las revelaciones de un ex espía de la policía le dan un vuelco a la historia oficial que culpa a Irán del atentado al centro de la comunidad judía de Buenos Aires en 1994, y sugiere el encubrimiento de elementos de la guerra sucia que pudieran haber sido los verdaderos responsables libres de toda culpa.

Por Gareth Porter

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