Sunday, May 26, 2019

Tag: Venezuela

The embassy siege in Georgetown

The American occupiers in the country’s Georgetown embassy have mobilized in solidarity with the Venezuelan people and in the hope that they can help to prevent a war, the international left must support them.

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.

It’s looking like another failed coup attempt by the US and...

Kudos to the people of Venezuela for standing up for their sovereignty.

Economist Jeffrey Sachs: US sanctions have devastated Venezuela & killed over...

“American sanctions are deliberately aiming to wreck Venezuela’s economy and thereby lead to regime change. It’s a fruitless, heartless, illegal, and failed policy, causing grave harm to the Venezuelan people.”

With US support, Venezuelan opposition launch a coup in latest attempt...

"There are many in Venezuela who would hope for change in their country, but they don’t want a U.S.-backed regime in place."

Venezuela: Indigenous people are forgotten victims of crisis as profits trump...

The result of this is a breakdown of the relationship between the Venezuelan state and indigenous people, and a return to the longstanding struggle over territory and mining resources.

Arresting members of the Embassy Protection Collective would be unlawful

The State Department is on public notice that it will be violating the law if it enters the embassy.

Venezuela: Embassy Protection Collective ‘the next two days are crucial’

This is a time when all who oppose U.S. intervention need to show their support by doing all they can to protect the Venezuelan embassy in Washington, D.C.

Activists protect DC Venezuelan Embassy from US-supported coup

A group of us, all activists opposed to the prospect of the Venezuelan opposition taking over the Embassy, have been living inside the building for the past two weeks, working side-by-side with the skeletal Venezuela diplomatic staff that has been told by the State Department that they must leave by April 24.

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This is how Republics die

"America will not 'bounce back' from the Trump presidency when it ends, and may lose all ability to recover at all if that presidency lasts six rather than two more years."

‘The time is now:’ Over 200 economists send a letter to Congress endorsing Medicare...

"We encourage Congress to move forward with implementing a public financed Medicare for All plan to achieve the equitable and affordable universal health care system that the American people need."

American corporations are helping fund the war on women

These corporations say they are all for gender equality but their political contributions say otherwise.

‘A message that America will tolerate war crimes’: Trump poised to pardon war criminals

“It was important that the perpetrators of those horrific offenses were brought to justice. Now Trump, in a twisted, grotesque ‘celebration’ of Memorial Day, wants to pardon these and other murderers?!

‘A Thurgood Marshall Plan for Public Education:’ Bernie Sanders unveils 10-point education plan

"The United States, as the wealthiest country in history, should have the best education system in the world...sadly, that is not the case today."

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