Monday, March 25, 2019

Tag: politics

Venezuela: US imperialism is based on lies and threats

The popular movement is positioned to stop the Venezuela coup and prevent a military attack. Our solidarity efforts in the U.S. may prevent them from having to suffer more.

A necessary voice: Ilhan Omar must not be silenced

Representative Omar has only held office for two months and not only faces attacks from within her own party, but also what amounts to a campaign of incitement launched by the right.

Regime change via sanctions? US uses international finance system to strangle...

The blackout comes amid a growing political crisis in Venezuela as U.S.-backed opposition groups attempt to topple Maduro’s government.

In a historic vote, Senate passes War Powers Resolution to end...

“This is historic. For the first time in 45 years, Congress is one step closer to withdrawing U.S. forces from an unauthorized war.”

The yuge Republican lie about the deficit

It’s not social spending that’s causing the federal deficit to soar. It’s Republican tax cuts, especially on corporations and the wealthy.

Trump budget for renewables slashed 70% under former Koch insider’s leadership

As for his old employers, the American Energy Alliance gave a full-throated endorsement of the Trump budget.

Bernie slams Trump’s absurd 2020 budget proposal

“This is a budget for the military industrial complex, for corporate CEOs, for Wall Street and for the billionaire class. It is dead on arrival. "

Putting billionaires in their place

Counting up the number of billionaires in a nation can give us a vivid anecdotal sense of how concentrated a nation’s wealth has become.
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Greenwald: White House spread false story about Venezuela burning aid trucks...

"Every time the U.S. wants to start a new war, it does it the same way, which is, it invents some really inflammatory, emotionally wrenching lie that gets people to hate the government they want to topple so much that they set their rationality aside and support the war."

‘Weapons of math destruction’ are lurking in the global economy

Did the world let an economic crisis go to waste? We may soon find out the hard way.

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Third police officer sentenced to prison for framing black males

“These three police officers from Biscayne Park disgraced themselves and damaged the public’s trust in law enforcement."

Monsanto loses millions of dollars after Indian farmers switch to indigenous seeds

Monsanto claims that the genetically modified cotton seeds they sell are superior. So why are so many people trying to switch?

Still mandatory: Impeach the vast right-wing conspiracy, not just Trump

Until reactionary Republican malfeasance is exposed and discredited, the USA will remain the most divided, globally dangerous and morally backward of affluent western nations.

US and puppet Guaido implicated in terrorism plot against Venezuela

After the arrest of an aide to Juan Guaido this week, revelations came about that the U.S. and Guaido were plotting a terror campaign against Venezuela, with mercenaries trained in Colombia from surrounding nations and funded by $1 billion in assets the U.S. seized from Venezuela.

Indiana teachers shot with pellets during school shooting drills ‘without warning’

They shot all of us across our backs. I was hit four times. It hurt so bad."

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