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Venezuela Regime Change ‘Made in the USA and Canada’ (photo: venezuelanalysis.com)

Hands Off Venezuela, Canada and US Go Home!

February 14, 2019

By David William Pear / Greanville Post. “Whenever the US and its junior imperial partners resort to pleas of democracy and human rights, an ulterior motive should be assumed. For instance, the little the US and Canada care about democracy, human rights and free elections is shown by their long history of supporting non-democratic governments…The…

Suicide attack in Iran frames visit to Pakistan by Saudi crown prince

Suicide attack in Iran frames visit to Pakistan by Saudi crown prince

February 14, 2019

By James M. Dorsey / Mid-East Soccer. A podcast version of this story is available on Soundcloud, Itunes, Spotify, Stitcher, TuneIn and Tumblr This week’s suicide attack on Revolutionary Guards in Iran’s south-eastern province of Sistan and Baluchistan, the second in two months, could not have come at a more awkward moment for Pakistani prime…

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What it Really Takes to Secure Peace in Afghanistan

February 13, 2019

By Kathy Kelly / Progressive.org. Constant military surveillance of Afghans yields almost no real intelligence about the problems they face each day. An unusual group of volunteers uses a far different approach. Muhammad Ali teaching an orientation class at the APV Borderfree Learning Center. Hossein, a member of the Afghan Peace Volunteers, (APV), which hosted…

Economic Crisis Can Trigger World War

February 12, 2019

By Jomo Kwame Sundaram and Vladimir Popov / IPS News. KUALA LUMPUR and BERLIN, Feb 12 2019 (IPS) – Economic recovery efforts since the 2008-2009 global financial crisis have mainly depended on unconventional monetary policies. As fears rise of yet another international financial crisis, there are growing concerns about the increased possibility of large-scale military…

Bernie 2020 Campaign Has Corporate Democrats Running Scared

February 12, 2019

By Norman Solomon With a launch of the Bernie Sanders 2020 campaign on the near horizon, efforts to block his trajectory to the Democratic presidential nomination are intensifying. The lines of attack are already aggressive — and often contradictory. One media meme says that Bernie has made so much headway in moving the Democratic Party…

A Positive Vision For What The Green New Deal Could Be

A Positive Vision For What The Green New Deal Could Be

February 11, 2019

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese / Popular Resistance. We interviewed Dahr Jamail about his new book, “The End of Ice,” for our podcast, Clearing the FOG, this week. It will be available Monday. Jamail describes the grim reality of human-caused climate distortion. The bottom line is: It is here. It is accelerating. We need to…

An image of Henry Ford from the Autumn 2018 issue of The Dearborn Historian.

Magazine censored, editor dropped for covering Henry Ford’s anti-Semitic newspaper

February 10, 2019

By Anna Clark / Columbia Journalism Review. One hundred years ago, Henry Ford bought a newspaper in Dearborn, Michigan, and used it to publish an anti-Semitic 91-part series called “The International Jew.” The centennial for Ford’s stint as a media mogul cued a local magazine to put together an 11-page package that re-examined Ford’s bigotry…

The Northam Controversy

February 10, 2019

By Bill Fletcher, Jr. Bill Fletcher Jr.com  / PortSide. So, let’s start by my alerting you that my views on the Governor Northam controversy may be different from what you expect.  I don’t think that he should resign.             The actions of Northam thirty-five years ago, whether he was in those pictures or not; whether…

What We Know About 2020, Eighteen Months Out

What We Know About 2020, Eighteen Months Out

February 8, 2019

By Andrew Levine / Counterpunch. Those of us who had been looking forward to a substantial span of time after last year’s midterm elections when interest in electoral politics would subside enough for real politics to happen have been disappointed. We had been hoping to be able to discuss and act upon the pressing environmental,…

Venezuela: US Pursuing Humanitarian Aid Path To War

Venezuela: US Pursuing Humanitarian Aid Path To War

February 6, 2019

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers / Popular Resistance. Above: A protest outside the United States Consulate in Sydney on January 23 2019 to demand no US intervention in Venezuela. Photo: Peter Boyle The United States has been working with oligarchs in Venezuela to remove President Maduro since he came to office in 2013 after the…