Tag: Donald Trump

John Bolton is out, but neocon agenda stays

Lawrence Wilkerson, who served alongside John Bolton in the Bush administration, discusses the ouster of the “ruthless” neoconservative war hawk as Trump’s National Security Adviser.

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Meet the militantly pro-Israel Trump official directing the economic war on Iran

From her influential post at the Treasury Department, Sigal Mandelker has vowed to defend “our great partner, Israel” by sanctioning Iran. Her actions have resulted in FBI interrogations of US citizens who attended a conference in Iran and the likely liquidation of a bank that partnered with the US government.

By Max Blumenthal

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MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell hits Russiagate rock bottom

Aaron Maté slams MSNBC’s latest Russiagate dud, exposing how Lawrence O’Donnell’s embarrassing retraction is part of a pattern of bogus conspiracy theories that push the limits of political self-satire.

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Behind a made-for-TV Hong Kong protest narrative, Washington is backing nativism and mob violence

Hong Kong’s increasingly xenophobic protests are devolving into chaos with help from US government regime-change outfits and a right-wing local media tycoon with close ties to hardliners in Washington.

By Dan Cohen

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Trump worsens threat of nuclear catastrophe with Russia

MIT professor Ted Postol warns that Trump’s withdrawal from the INF treaty threatens nuclear ‘catastrophe.’

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PHOTOS: Venezuelans march against US embargo in enormous #NoMoreTrump protest

The Grayzone attends a massive march where hundreds of thousands took to the streets of Caracas to condemn the US embargo of their country with the slogan, “No more Trump!”

By Ben Norton

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Trump’s intel shake-up reveals lingering tensions

With the resignation of Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats and the withdrawal of President Trump’s chosen replacement, Rep. John Ratcliffe, tensions between the White House and intelligence community officials are again on display.

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Trump starves Venezuela, Democrats are silent

The Trump administration is intensifying its economic warfare on the people of Venezuela with a crippling embargo — and facing no resistance from the Democratic Party. 

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‘You don’t have any rights’: CBP agents interrogate US citizen and seize his phone after Venezuela solidarity trip

The detention of a US citizen returning from Venezuela was an apparent extension of the US government’s efforts to punish citizens who have protested its policy of regime change and economic warfare.

By Max Blumenthal

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‘We are the vaccine against unilateralism’: Non-Aligned Movement gathers in Venezuela to resist dictatorship of dollar

The Grayzone reports from the 2019 Non-Aligned Movement, where delegates from over 120 nations offered a crucial endorsement of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and strategized on countering US financial hegemony

By Anya Parampil

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