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Elizabeth Warren endorses Trump’s economic war on Venezuela, then soft-pedals far-right Bolivia coup

In a nauseating interview on Pod Save America, Elizabeth Warren endorsed suffocating US sanctions on Venezuela, backing Trump’s strategy to stop its “ability to have an economy” while parroting neocon regime-change myths. She then whitewashed the far-right military coup in Bolivia.

By Ben Norton

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Real life and resistance in Venezuela – Ben Norton reports on effects of US blockade

Ben Norton speaks about his reporting in Venezuela, where he investigated how bipartisan US sanctions and Trump’s embargo are making lives hell for civilians.

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Max Blumenthal: US sanctions on Venezuela are ‘sociopathic’

The Grayzone’s Max Blumenthal discusses his heated exchange with a former Obama official and a member of Venezuela’s far-right opposition over the basis for crippling US sanctions on Venezuela.

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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 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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200 years after defeating Spanish colonialists, Venezuelans march against US embargo

The Grayzone reports from Caracas, where thousands of Venezuelans marched to protest against the crippling US blockade — and to symbolically celebrate the 200th anniversary of Simón Bolívar’s victory over Spanish colonialists at the Battle of Boyacá.

By Ben Norton

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‘John Bolton tried to assassinate me’: Interview with Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro

The Grayzone’s Max Blumenthal sits down with Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro in Caracas. We discuss the plots to kill him, US sanctions on food distribution, corruption allegations, and the corporate media’s industrial grade demonization campaign against him and his elected government.

Video by Ben Norton

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‘Regime change begins at home’ – Max Blumenthal speaks in Venezuelan presidential palace

The Grayzone’s Max Blumenthal and the Embassy Protection Collective address the media after meeting with President Nicolás Maduro at Miraflores palace in Caracas, Venezuela.

By Max Blumenthal

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US meddling in Venezuela “completely wrongheaded,” ex-advisor to Maduro rival says

Francisco Rodríguez, a leading Venezuelan economist, warns that U.S. sanctions on Venezuela could cause “hundreds of thousands” of deaths. A former advisor to opposition presidential candidate Henri Falcon, Rodríguez also lays out his criticisms of the Maduro government as well as what he calls “completely wrongheaded” U.S. meddling.

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