Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Tag: coup

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.

Venezuela: What activists need to know about the US-led coup

“The United States has a long history of inappropriately intervening in Latin American countries. We must not go down that road again.”

A coup in progress? Trump moves to oust Maduro & install...

“This is unprecedented not only in Venezuelan history, but in Latin America.”

US staged a coup in Ukraine – here’s why and how

The truth about the coup in Ukraine is that it hasn’t benefited anyone other than the warmongers.

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Former State Dept employee sentenced to 7 years in prison for accepting bribes

“This is a tragedy for you, for your family, for the government."

‘There needs to be accountability,’ says Ocasio-Cortez as documents show DNC involvement with Iowa...

"If this reporting is correct, then there needs to be accountability at the DNC."
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Video reveals mother of 5 starving to death in jail cell

"...since this incident, our employees have received comprehensive training in crisis intervention.”

Driving the Trump rampage: Making the unacceptable acceptable

In Trump's crooked model, only total power allows an autocrat to achieve the highest goal: make what was before unacceptable seem acceptable, staunch public resistance by damned.