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Mercenaries and morons: the failed for-profit Venezuela coup

Whatever one thinks of Venezuela’s government, the country’s long suffering people deserve better than being cast as expendable pawns in a struggle to secure the country’s vast oil and other resources for American and other multi-national corporate interests.

Giuliani’s a slimeball but bribing Maduro to quit office was less...

The latest Trump administration news is a Washington Post article reporting that Trump’s “personal lawyer” Rudy Giuliani, was working a private “back...

Venezuela Embassy Protection Collective defies unlawful ‘no trespass’ order

History will record this as a key turning point in U.S.-Venezuela relations, U.S. violation of a key tenet of international law and most of all, as a heroic example of U.S. citizens doing everything in their power to try to stop a U.S.-orchestrated coup.

Failed ‘coup’ actually a corporate fake news story designed to trick...

we now know the truth: the whole thing was a fraud staged at the instigation of Washington in hopes that the Venezuelan people and rank-and-file troops would fall for the trick and think a coup was underway.

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Fast fashion pollutes the Atacama Desert in Chile

With nearly 60,000 tons of unsold clothes arriving globally from Europe, Asia and North America to the port town of Iquique, about 39,000 tons of fast fashion ends up in the landfill in the desert.

The surprising pervasiveness of American arrogance

We Americans are all beneficiaries of exceptionalism, even those of us who decry its corrosive impact.

‘Clean energy is moving fast’: Investments in renewables will overtake fossil fuels for the...

The global energy crisis that followed Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, as well as the growing affordability of renewables, has given rise to more sustainable alternatives.