Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Tag: coup

Right, Trump gangster buffoons can pull off the first ever American...

Despite scary extremist brouhaha, authoritarian rule by coup won’t come to America because an inept, phony orange impresario waves his shiny baton.

How Trump’s attempted coup could still succeed

Their point is to cast further doubt on its legitimacy and justify additional state measures to suppress votes and alter future elections.

10 things you need to know to stop a coup

Because the best way to stop a coup is to deter it.

Greenwald: How can Democrats support Trump’s push for regime change to...

"Do you think the Venezuelan people are going to be helped by having Donald Trump, John Bolton, Mike Pence and Elliott Abrams intervene in their country, engineer regime change and then prop up whatever leader they like best?"

The dangers of US brinkmanship in Venezuela

Before Venezuela devolves into civil war, the U.S. should lift the sanctions, take the military option off the table, and get behind a negotiated, nonviolent solution.

What’s next for Venezuela as US & opposition reject negotiations aimed...

And in the long term, there is no recognition of what does this mean for the country in terms of its social fabric, its political culture and going forward, if there’s no negotiated agreement on that process.

Venezuela: US pursuing humanitarian aid path to war

Now, the ongoing coup attempt is escalating through a strategy of humanitarian intervention.

US-led coup in Venezuela: The plot thickens

John Bolton made the coup very personal this week, threatening Maduro to accept Guaido’s offer of amnesty or find himself in the Guantanamo Bay prison.

People who care about democracy don’t plot coups abroad

Do we think people who armed death squads and started wars really want to “bring democracy” to Venezuela?

Venezuela: No to intervention, no to Maduro

The left has a proud tradition of both democracy and anti-imperialism. It’s critical to keep both traditions in mind when addressing the current crisis in Venezuela.

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Seize Trump’s passport: No greater flight risk than an unmasked con fleeing “every crime...

For the nation’s stability, for the integrity of our justice system, and even Trump’s own (short-term) good, seizing his passport resolves all problems.

94% of pre-packaged and homemade US baby foods contain toxic heavy metals: study

"FDA must go beyond the baby food aisle and set strong standards for these contaminants," said the national director of Healthy Babies Bright Futures.

Arizona’s Secretary of State race pits ‘the guy who beat the cyber ninjas’ against...

An interview with Adrian Fontes, who modernized Phoenix’s election system and helped hundreds of thousands of new voters during 2020’s pandemic and presidential election.

Exploring the mindsets of typical, fanatical Trump supporters: part 3

This kind of subservient attitude and blind loyalty is unbelievable, beyond comprehension, it’s as if these Trumpsters may have been mind-conditioned.