The War on Venezuela is Built on Lies

by John Pilger Consortium News Feb 22, 2019 Travelling with Hugo Chavez, I soon understood the threat of Venezuela.  At a farming co-operative in Lara state, people waited patiently and with good humor in the heat. Jugs of water and melon juice were passed around. A guitar was played; a woman, Katarina, stood and sang with a husky contralto. “What … Continue reading The War on Venezuela is Built on Lies

Ilhan Omar Speaks Truth to Empire

by Tim Duff Tonka Bay, Minnesota O Society Feb 21, 2019 The American people are very much like the children of a mafia boss, who don’t want to know what their father does for a living, but then wonder why the firebombs of injustice are being thrown through the window of their living-room. What a primitive … Continue reading Ilhan Omar Speaks Truth to Empire

Trump’s Demagoguery Goes Off the Rails

It may seem oxymoronic, but Donald Trump is living proof a lunatic can think big. by Finian Cunningham Strategic Culture Feb 20, 2019 Not content with “only” threatening regime change in Venezuela, the American "leader" is expanding his mission to rid the Western hemisphere of socialism, with Cuba and Nicaragua next in line for US … Continue reading Trump’s Demagoguery Goes Off the Rails

Fallen for the Lies About Venezuela

  by Lee Camp Truthdig Feb 19, 2019 There are three things I know for sure in this fanciful, sometimes inglorious experience we call life: You will never have a safety pin when you need one, and you will have thousands when you don’t need one. Wild animals are breathtakingly majestic until they’re crawling up … Continue reading Fallen for the Lies About Venezuela

Hanlon’s Razor Illustrated: Michaels Pence and Pompeo Go To Europe

      Hanlon's Razor: RationalWiki by Patrick Lawrence ConsortiumNews Feb 19, 2019 What a job Vice President Mike Pence and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo did in Europe last week! If the objective was to worsen an already critical trans–Atlantic rift and further isolate the U.S., they could not have returned to Washington with … Continue reading Hanlon’s Razor Illustrated: Michaels Pence and Pompeo Go To Europe

The Most Dangerous Weapon Ever Rolls Off the Nuclear Assembly Line

Read or download the new Congressional Research as PDF here: Nonstrategic Nuclear Weapons Doomsday Redux It's so dangerous precisely because it is intended to be used on the battlefield. By James Carroll TomDispatch Feb 12, 2019 W76 "Low Yield" Trident Warhead Last month, the National Nuclear Security Administration (formerly the Atomic Energy Commission) announced that the first … Continue reading The Most Dangerous Weapon Ever Rolls Off the Nuclear Assembly Line

Leaked Wikileaks US Military Coup Manual Reveals Use of IMF & World Bank as “Unconventional” Weapons

View or Download Army Special Operations Forces Unconventional Warfare FM 3-05.130 as PDF here This “U.S. coup manual,” recently highlighted by WikiLeaks, serves as a reminder  the so-called “independence” of such financial institutions as The World Bank and IMF is an illusion and they are among the many “financial weapons” regularly used by the U.S. government to bend … Continue reading Leaked Wikileaks US Military Coup Manual Reveals Use of IMF & World Bank as “Unconventional” Weapons