Month: November 2019

Abby Martin: Gaza’s fight for freedom needs global solidarity

The Empire Files’ Abby Martin and Mike Prysner discuss their new documentary “Gaza Fights For Freedom,” a vivid account of the Great March of Return against the Israeli siege of Gaza, and the urgency of global solidarity with the Palestinian struggle.

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Operation Condor 2.0: After Bolivia coup, Trump dubs Nicaragua ‘national security threat’ and targets Mexico

After presiding over a far-right coup in Bolivia, the US dubbed Nicaragua a “national security threat” and announced new sanctions, while Trump designated drug cartels in Mexico as “terrorists” and refused to rule out military intervention.

By Ben Norton

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Con el golpe derechista en Bolivia casi concluido, la junta ahora está persiguiendo a los últimos disidentes que quedan

El día de mi entrevista programada con un periodista de izquierda, me enteré que fue desaparecido. Todo opositor abierto de la junta boliviana es un blanco y está sujeto a cargos de sedición.

Por Wyatt Reed

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With the right-wing coup in Bolivia nearly complete, the junta is hunting down the last remaining dissidents

On the day of my scheduled interview with a leftist Bolivian journalist, I learned that he had been disappeared. Every outspoken opponent of the military junta is a target and subjected to charges of sedition.

By Wyatt Reed

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White Helmets Whitewash: founder’s death, OPCW scandal lift mask on al-Qaeda’s ally in Syria

The recent death of White Helmets founder James Le Mesurier, and an unfolding cover-up at the OPCW of an apparently staged chemical weapons incident, has shed new light on the group’s shadowy role in the Syria proxy war.

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Conspirateurs derrière le coup d’état en Bolivie, formés à l’École militaire des Amériques, ont servi d’attachés dans des programmes du FBI

Les commandants de l’armée et de la police boliviennes ont contribué à la préparation du coup d’état et en ont assuré le succès. Ils avaient été formés pour mener des insurrections dans des programmes de formation de la célèbre École militaire des Amériques et du FBI, tous deux appartenant au gouvernement américain.

Par Jeb Sprague

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How a grassroots Seattle movement delivered Amazon a major loss

In Seattle’s recent election, Amazon spent $1.5 million to defeat a slate of progressive candidates — and lost. One of Amazon’s top targets, re-elected socialist city councilmember Kshama Sawant, explains how people power beat big business.

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Yes, Ukraine interfered in the 2016 presidential election

Meddling in the 2016 US presidential election by Ukrainian politicians and government agencies did indeed happen. No amount of denial is going to change that.

By Yasha Levine

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CIA ayudó a convertir a serie ‘Jack Ryan’ en fantasía sobre cambio de régimen en Venezuela

Un análisis del investigador Tom Secker revela cómo la serie de Amazon sobre un cambio de régimen en Venezuela, “Jack Ryan”, fue moldeada por la CIA y consultores militares de EEUU – y cómo los productores del programa de televisión les ocultaron su rol a los espectadores.   

por Max Blumenthal

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CIA helped shape ‘Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan’ series into bigoted Venezuela regime change fantasy

Analysis by researcher Tom Secker reveals how Amazon’s regime change fantasy “Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan” was shaped by CIA and US military consultants – and how the TV show’s producers hid their role from viewers.

By Max Blumenthal

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