Month: January 2020

US government censorship? Social media giants disappear accounts of Iranian and Venezuelan academics, journalists

Red Lines host Anya Parampil talks with Professor Mohammad Marandi of the University of Tehran. Professor Marandi’s Facebook and Instagram accounts were recently shut down without warning as part of a US campaign to remove so-called “pro-Iranian content” from the social media sites. Continue reading “US government censorship? Social media giants disappear accounts of Iranian and Venezuelan academics, journalists”

Anti-Trump-themed ‘Immigrant Food’ restaurant owned by lobbyists for right-wing Latin American coup leaders who fueled migration crisis

The shocking story of how wealthy Latin American regime-change hitmen exploited immigrant rights, international food, and a pliant DC media to rebrand as social justice heroes in the age of Trump.

By Alex Rubinstein

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Ciudadano estadounidense detenido e interrogado por agentes del DHS sobre la solidaridad con Venezuela del movimiento antiguerra

Un ciudadano estadounidense que participó en el Colectivo de Protección de la Embajada de Venezuela fue detenido, registrado e interrogado por segunda vez por agentes del gobierno de EE. UU. sobre sus creencias políticas y su participación en el movimiento antiguerra.

Por Max Blumenthal

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Trump’s fake ‘peace plan’ is permanent apartheid for Palestine

Attorney, professor, and author Noura Erakat on Trump’s “deal of the century”: a call for permanent apartheid in Palestine.

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Adam Schiff’s Russia-bashing is unhinged and dangerous

Scholar and author Stephen F. Cohen says that Adam Schiff’s Russia-bashing during the Trump impeachment trial is “ignorant and debased.”

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To rig primary against Bernie, DNC chair Tom Perez nominates regime-change agents, Israel lobbyists, and Wall Street consultants

With Senator Bernie Sanders surging in the polls, DNC chair Tom Perez has put forward a cartoonishly neoliberal cast of foreign policy hacks and corporate lobbyists to sabotage his nomination.

By Kevin Gosztola

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Woke wonk Elizabeth Warren’s foreign policy team is stacked with pro-war swamp creatures

With her new list of foreign policy advisors, Warren unveiled a cast of pro-war think tankers, Cold Warriors and corporate careerists united in support of the Beltway consensus. So much for “big, structural change.”

By Alex Rubinstein and Max Blumenthal

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Debating Trump’s ‘maximum pressure’ on Iran w/ Michael Doran

A former Bush administration official defends Trump’s “maximum pressure” on Iran.

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Suing Hillary Clinton, Tulsi Gabbard stands up to the Russiagate smear machine

As Bernie Sanders ignores Hillary Clinton’s attacks, Tulsi Gabbard is fighting back.

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Mientras Trump reduce los cupones de alimentos, USAID financia un cambio de régimen de Venezuela con 500 millones de dólares en dinero de impuestos

La administración Trump ha gastado 654 millones de dólares en “ayuda” para tratar de derrocar al gobierno de Venezuela, incluidos 435 millones a través de USAID y 128 millones de dólares directamente a Juan Guaidó y su corrupta administración golpista, todo mientras impone una austeridad paralizante en su propio país.

Por Ben Norton

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