Month: March 2019

A very incomplete list of Sinister Things Vladimir Putin/Russia/‘the Russians’ have been accused of doing

According to the finest minds of Western media and political life, “The Russians” have been responsible for everything from sowing discord with sex toys to weaponizing humor, sexual assault allegations, and “black America’s experiences.”

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US Foists ‘Humanitarian Aid’ on Venezuela, Helps Create a Humanitarian Crisis in Yemen

If the US really wants to save people from a dire humanitarian crisis, why aren’t we talking about sending aid to the 23 million Yemenis facing starvation right now?

By Kei Pritsker

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Four Years of Hell: To Crush Yemen’s Independence, US-Saudi War Created World’s Worst Humanitarian Crisis

On the fourth anniversary of the US-Saudi war on Yemen, the Middle East’s poorest nation suffers from the worst humanitarian catastrophe on Earth. But the Houthi movement — and Yemeni people — remain unbroken.

By Ben Norton

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VIDEO: Russiagate Implodes: Aaron Maté Buries the Trump-Russia Conspiracy Theory

Russiagate has imploded after Robert Mueller’s investigation found no evidence of Trump-Russia collusion. The Grayzone’s Aaron Maté explains why the conspiracy theory was bogus from the beginning, and how corporate media outlets spent the past 2 years lying.

By Aaron Maté

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Trump official boasts crippling US sanctions on Venezuela are like Darth Vader’s death grip

A Trump administration official bragged that US sanctions on Venezuela are “like in Star Wars when Darth Vader constricts somebody’s throat.”

By Ben Norton

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Ex-UN Human Rights Expert Blasts ‘Manipulation’ on Venezuela: ‘We Are Swimming in an Ocean of Lies’

Former UN Special Rapporteur Alfred de Zayas criticized the human rights commissioner’s past reports on Venezuela, calling them “unprofessional” and politicized, denouncing an “ocean of lies”

By Ben Norton

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VIDEO: The Grayzone testifies at the UN – ‘Humanitarian crisis in Venezuela: Propaganda vs. reality’

The Grayzone’s Max Blumenthal and Anya Parampil spoke about Venezuela at a side event at a United Nations Human Rights Council session in Geneva on March 19. They joined former special rapporteur Alfred de Zayas on a panel titled “Humanitarian crisis in Venezuela: Propaganda vs. reality.”

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Venezuela Coup Leader’s Oil Plans Revealed: Guaidó Hopes to Privatize State-Controlled Industry

US-appointed coup leader Juan Guaidó and his right-wing economic advisers drafted plans to privatize Venezuela’s oil industry and open up the oil-rich country to foreign corporations, Reuters reported.

By Ben Norton

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Ricardo Hausmann’s ‘Morning After’ for Venezuela: The Neoliberal Brain Behind Juan Guaido’s Economic Agenda

While online audiences know YouTube comedian Joanna Hausmann from her videos making the case for regime change, her economist father has flown below the radar. His record holds the key to understanding what the U.S. wants in Venezuela.

By Anya Parampil

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Desclasificado: las huellas de EEUU en el apagón nacional de Venezuela

Un memorándum de 2010 hecho por una organización financiada por EEUU identifica el potencial colapso del sector eléctrico venezolano como “un punto de inflexión” que “probablemente tendría el impacto de galvanizar una agitación pública de forma que ningún grupo opositor esperaría generar”.

Por Misión Verdad

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