Black Working Class Will Never Abandon Venezuela!

5 days 23 hours ago

“The struggles of the Black working-class, united around a national program must have international solidarity and must be understood within the context of an anti-imperialist struggle against global capitalism and the US-led imperialist global economic, military and political infrastructure. For

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Brazil Dam Collapse: Vale, the Private Giant Responsible, Has a History of Flouting Rules

5 days 23 hours ago

The Brumadinho dam burst, the most recent instance in Vale’s long list of regulatory violations, has resulted in 121 deaths so far, with the number expected to rise

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With the death toll in the Brumadinho dam disaster in Brazil

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Pompeo Attempts to Link Iran, Hezbollah to Crisis in Venezuela

5 days 23 hours ago

“People don’t recognize that Hezbollah has active cells — the Iranians are impacting the people of Venezuela and throughout South America. We have an obligation to take down that risk for America and [what we’ll talk about is] how we

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Grand Theft Venezuela, Stealing a Nation: Financial Warfare Precipitates Economic Collapse

5 days 23 hours ago

Michael Hudson explained that Washington “treat(s) Venezuela as an extension of the US economy, running a trade surplus in oil to spend in the United States or transfer its savings to US banks.”

Sanctions prevent Maduro’s government “from gaining access …

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Strike Action in the US Hits a 32-year High

6 days ago

The number of workers participating in strike action in the US during 2018 reached the highest level in 32 years, according to a Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) report issued Friday morning in Washington. The figures document the rise in

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Eurovision 2019 Song Contest, to be Hosted by Israel: The Only “Democracy” Worldwide that Has Killed over Two Thousand Children

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Holding the Eurovision Song Contest near to where 2172 Palestinian children have been killed since 2000, disregards the extreme brutality of the occupying military force of the host country.

Over two thousand dead children are equivalent to the massacre of …

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The Legal Loophole that Defies Democracy in Britain

6 days ago

A legal loophole – that has seemingly escaped the public purview in Britain – means that the UK is now caught in a legal lacuna, brought about by the illegal practices adopted by numerous Leave campaigns.

The words ‘democracy’ and …

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Kissing: an African culture?

6 days 1 hour ago

From North, South, East and West of mother Africa, the show of affection comes in diverse ways and at different depths. However different Africans go about it, they all have the same goal: to show affection.

Research has shown that public display of affection especially kissing is reluctantly being embraced in many cultures across the continent, even though the practice remains a taboo in some.

Have you ever seen your parents kiss?
Is kissing in public acceptable in you community?

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Pot is legal in 10 states, but the industry still can’t use banks. Will Congress change that?

6 days 1 hour ago

When a tax deadline approaches, county officials in the heart of California’s marijuana country ring up millions of dollars in cash deliveries from licensed growers.Around the rest of the state, deep-pocketed cannabis growers and retailers make appointments three weeks in advance when they want to hand-deliver stacks of cash to the two dozen state tax offices that accept Benjamin Franklins.

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As US Laments Human Rights in Venezuela, US-Allied Colombia Descends into Drug-fueled Humanitarian Crisis

6 days 1 hour ago

 Several troubling situations are currently playing out across Colombia, yet the country’s continuing downward spiral into drug-fueled and politically-motivated violence has caused little concern in Washington, offering yet another clear indication that the U.S.’ current posturing on Venezuela is hardly motivated by concerns about “democracy,” “human rights,” or the welfare of the Venezuelan people.

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The most censored Wechat topics: US-China trade war, Canadian arrest of Huawei CFO, ZTE sanctions, more

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Wechatscope is a research project from the University of Hong Kong; they ingest every public status update on Wechat, the Chinese social network used by more than a billion people, then record which messages are later made unavailable, and infer from that the most censored topics on the network.

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Unprecedented Gun Confiscation Hits US as Thousands Of Guns Seized from Innocent Citizens

6 days 1 hour ago

As politicians and anti-gun rights activists continuously chant, “we don’t want to take your guns,” behind the scenes — in only the year — politicians have been working overtime to limit your right to bear arms. These laws are all a reaction to the tragic shooting in Parkland, Florida and, like most politicians always do, they are not letting this tragedy go to waste.

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Chile and the United States: Declassified Documents Relating to the Military Coup, September 11, 1973

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September 11, 1998 marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of the military coup led by General Augusto Pinochet. The violent overthrow of the democratically-elected Popular Unity government of Salvador Allende changed the course of the country that Chilean poet Pablo Neruda described as “a long petal of sea, wine and snow”; because of CIA covert intervention in Chile, and the repressive character of General Pinochet’s rule, the coup became the most notorious military takeover in the annals of Latin American history.

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