An Ocean of Lies: The Siege of Venezuela and The Travails of Empire

Abby Martin  & UN  on Venezuela: An Ocean of Lies https://youtu.be/ii5MlQgGXyk   by Jim Kavanagh Polemicist Feb 14, 2019 Not on CNN or MSNBC. Four of the huge pro-government rallies held throughout Venezuela on February 1st (Photo: PSUV) For you skim readers, here’s the bullet-point version: It’s imperialism. It’s American imperialism, a bipartisan national project. American imperialism is … Continue reading An Ocean of Lies: The Siege of Venezuela and The Travails of Empire

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

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

Trump’s Coup in Venezuela: The Full Story

by ERIC DRAITSER CounterPunch Jan 30, 2019 The US-sponsored coup in Venezuela, still ongoing as I write, is the latest chapter in the long and bloody history of US imperialism in Latin America. This basic fact, understood by most across the left of the political spectrum – including even the chattering liberal class which acknowledges this … Continue reading Trump’s Coup in Venezuela: The Full Story

The Truth about Venzuela: Isn’t it Always about the Oil?

Saker interview with Michael Hudson on Venezuela, February 7, 2019 Introduction: There is a great deal of controversy about the true shape of the Venezuelan economy and whether Hugo Chavez’ and Nicholas Maduro’s reform and policies were crucial for the people of Venezuela or whether they were completely misguided and precipitated the current crises.  Anybody … Continue reading The Truth about Venzuela: Isn’t it Always about the Oil?

Washington Resurrected the Arms Race

by Paul Craig Roberts Feb 1, 2019 The meetings in Beijing during January 30-31 between Washington, Russia, China, France, and the UK apparently failed to preserve the commitment to prohibit intermediate range nuclear weapons. Washington stuck to its determination to withdraw from the historic agreement of Reagan and Gorbachev to destroy all land-based intermediate range … Continue reading Washington Resurrected the Arms Race