Month: April 2019

OAS Sacrifices Its Charter for Trump’s Desperate Venezuelan Regime Change Bid

In a legally dubious attempt to legitimize Juan Guaido’s shadow regime, the US pushed to install a neoliberal operative implicated in an alleged Maduro assassination plot as Venezuela’s Organization of American States ambassador.

By Anya Parampil

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Did NY Times Violate Its Own Ethics Code to Feature Child of Venezuelan Coup Plotter?

After the New York Times was slammed for obscuring comedian Joanna Hausmann’s family ties to the Guaido shadow regime, her coup-plotting father appeared online to defend her with a stream of insults.

By Anya Parampil

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American Internet Companies Are Privatized Instruments of US Geopolitical Power, and They’re Not Even Hiding It

Perhaps the one positive thing that’s come out of RussiaGate is that no one believes Silicon Valley’s global utopianism anymore.

By Yasha Levine

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UN Rapporteur: US Sanctions on Venezuela Are ‘Blunt’ Way to Engineer Regime Change, Causing Blanket Starvation

US sanctions against Venezuela are like “going into microsurgery with a kitchen knife” and are holding an entire population hostage, the UN special rapporteur on the negative impact of unilateral coercive measures told The Grayzone.

By Michael Selby-Green

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Syria war lobby that hosted genocide advocate campaigns to censor book exposing its operations

Neocon-backed pro-war lobby group the Syrian American Council pressured the independent DC bookstore Politics and Prose to “postpone” an event with anti-intervention journalist and Grayzone founder Max Blumenthal.

By Ben Norton

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VIDEO: Honduras has an actual dictatorship and humanitarian crisis – Thanks to a US-backed coup

While the Trump administration oversees a coup attempt in Venezuela, Honduras is suffering from an actual dictatorship and humanitarian crisis, after a 2009 US-backed right-wing coup destabilized the country. Lucy Pagoada speaks about the resistance to imperialism.

By Ben Norton

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Solidarity, Survival and Sabotage: Reconstructing the History of the Blackouts Tormenting Venezuela

While Venezuela’s government and the Chavista movement proclaimed victory over the worst blackouts to plague the country, Washington’s coup masters have promised more darkness until their goals are complete.

By Misión Verdad

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