(2020-09-28). Unrest In Kenosha Didn't Come Out Of Thin Air. popularresistance.org Eddie: A study in 2013 shows that Wisconsin incarcerated more black men than any other state in the United States in spite of the fact that the black population is only 6.5%. Also, Wisconsin has a very high rate of incarceration for indigenous people. So in light of the recent events in Kenosha, the Department of Corrections building was burned to the ground. And I have with me today, two people that work with the Incarcerated Workers Organizing Committee to talk about Wisconsin, its prison population, and what's going on inside the prison in terms of organizing the incarcerated workers.
(2020-09-28). Attorney General Backs 'Restructuring' Venezuela's Controversial FAES Special Forces. venezuelanalysis.com Campesino leader and National Assembly candidate Isabel Granado was illegally arrested by the FAES on Thursday.
(2020-09-28). US Sanctions Opposition Parties In Venezuela Ahead Of Elections. popularresistance.org Elections for Venezuela's National Assembly are fast approaching. But the United States does not want them to go ahead at all. Sanctions on Venezuela are nothing new. But yesterday Secretary of State Mike Pompeo took the unusual step of sanctioning leaders of local opposition parties in an attempt to pressure them to pull out of the contest in December. | Remarkably, considering the well-documented flaws with the same problems in the U.S., Pompeo's statement dubiously claimed that Venezuelan voting machines are unreliable, that millions of voters remain unregistered, and that the country's supreme electoral counc…
(2020-09-27). Latest UN report on Venezuela is not remotely honest (Part 1). zcomm.org On September 15, UN investigators published a 411 page report about the human rights situation in Venezuela. They were not granted access to Venezuela but conducted hundreds of interviews with opponents of the Maduro government. Venezuela's Foreign Minister Arreaza assailed the report for being done "remotely". It was done separately from the office of Michele
(2020-09-27). Erdogan calls on Armenians to stand against leadership amid clashes with Azerbaijan. yenisafak.com Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday called on Armenia's people to take hold of their future against "leadership that is dragging them to catastrophe and those using it like puppets", following clashes between Armenian and Azeri forces over the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh.Armenia on Sunday declared martial law and mobilised its male population after the clashes. Turkey has condemned Armenia for what it said were provocations against Azerbaijan."While I call on the Armenian people to take hold of their future against their leadership that is dragging them to catastrophe and those using it like puppe…
(2020-09-26). Oil Companies Wind Down Venezuela Dealings as Washington Ramps Up Sanctions. venezuelanalysis.com The State Department has threatened foreign companies with secondary sanctions.
(2020-09-26). US Accuses Its Own Informant in Venezuela Case of Lying to Feds. telesurenglish.net United States federal law enforcement has accused a key informant on the trumped up case targeting Venezuela's Minister Tareck El Aissami of lying and stealing US $140,000. | RELATED: | The Associated Press reports that Venezuelan-born businessman and pilot Alejandro Marin was arrested on September 19th in Miami on three counts of knowingly making false statements to U.S. federal agents, according to court filings.
(2020-09-26). 'Instead of nationalism, we need global cooperation'; Caribbean leaders call for united front against COVID-19 pandemic. news.un.org Leaders from the Caribbean, in pre-recorded addresses to the UN General Assembly, stressed that their small economies are largely dependent on one or just a few industries, and called for strengthened global cooperation and financing mechanisms to overcome the health crisis sparked by the coronavirus pandemic and recover from its massive socio-economic fallout.
(2020-09-26). Venezuela: From 'Magical Realism' To Parliamentary Elections. popularresistance.org Elliott Abrams, White House Special Envoy for Venezuela, recently referred to [far right politician] Maria Corina Machado's foreign intervention appeals as "unwise" and "magical realism." In so doing he made the US military intervention scenario less likely, at least for now, and he unwillingly left the electoral route as the only politically viable option. Meanwhile, Abrams himself has been pushing to escalate the blockade which has now generated a critical fuel shortage situation, with all its implications in terms of food supply and healthcare.
(2020-09-26). Fidel Castro's 1960 Speech to the UN Did More for Anti-Colonial Struggle Than the UN's Hyperbole About 'Eradicating Colonialism'. strategic-culture.org This September marked 60 years since Fidel Castro's first address to the United Nations, in which he delivered a scathing and truthful critique about the imperialist philosophy of war. On September 26, 1960, facing the beginning of U.S. political hostilities against Cuba, while the Cuban delegation to the UN was excluded from meetings and diplomatic events, Fidel's speech, lasting over five hours, was an eloquent reflection that seamlessly weaved the implications of U.S. supremacy in a historical narrative from the colonised country's experience and perspective. | "Colonies do not speak. Colonies are not known un…
(2020-09-26). Kuwait calls for dialogue between Iran, Arab states. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 26 (MNA) — Kuwait's Prime Minister Sabah Al-Khalid Al-Sabah urged Iran and Arab countries to dialogue in order to end tensions in the region.
(2020-09-25). Pompeo Calls For Overthrow Of Venezuelan Government. popularresistance.org Guyana – United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo promised millions of dollars to Venezuelan exiles in neighbouring Guyana as he made it clear that Friday's visit was linked to Washington's bid to overthrow the Bolivarian government. | Stopping off on a speedy Latin American tour, he gave $5 million ( £3.87m) to "assist" Venezuelans who have fled the country in a donation believed to be a cash boost to opponents of the democratically elected President Nicolas Maduro.
(2020-09-25). Colombia/U.S. Axis: Hitting at Venezuela. mronline.org Secretary of State Michael Pompeo and Colombian President Ivan Duque, meeting in Bogota on September 20, talked about "managing the COVID-19 response … narcotraffickers … and [President] Maduro's illegitimate regime," according to the State Department.
(2020-09-25). Colombia-U.S. Axis: Hitting at Venezuela. peoplesworld.org Secretary of State Michael Pompeo and Colombian President Ivan Duque, meeting in Bogota on Sept. 20, talked about "managing the COVID-19 response … narcotraffickers … and [President] Maduro's illegitimate regime," according to the State Department. A Cuban observer insists they explored "when to begin military actions and sabotage in Venezuela." Elliott Abrams, the White House …
(2020-09-25). Hitting at Venezuela: the Colombia/US Axis. counterpunch.org Secretary of State Michael Pompeo and Colombian President Ivan Duque, meeting in Bogota on September 20, talked about "managing the COVID-19 response … narcotraffickers … and [President] Maduro's illegitimate regime," according to the State Department. A Cuban observer insists they explored "when to begin military actions and sabotage in Venezuela." Elliott Abrams, the White House
(2020-09-25). Trump Regime War on Cuba by Other Means. globalresearch.ca Unlawful US sanctions on nations, entities and individuals are weapons of war by other means. | Since taking office in January 2017, Trump imposed sanctions on numerous countries extrajudicially, including Russia, China, North Korea, Iran, Syria, Lebanon, Venezuela, Nicaragua and Cuba….
(2020-09-25). Pope Francis Demands To Reduce Sanctions Against Countries. telesurenglish.net In his address to the United Nations on Friday, Pope Francis asked that international sanctions against certain countries be eliminated since they prevent their "governments from offering adequate support to their populations." | RELATED: | In making this request, however, the chief The Vatican State did not make further specifications, although it lamented the "erosion of multilateralism" that prevails in the contempora…
(2020-09-25). Why won't the Democrats fight Trump? wsws.org The Democrats are determined to prevent the intervention of the broad mass of the population in opposition to Trump, which would challenge the interests of the financial oligarchy and the geopolitical interests of American imperialism.
(2020-09-25). Study finds 90 percent of Americans would make 67 percent more without last four decades of increasing income inequality. wsws.org The study from the RAND Corporation provides new data on the incredible shift of income from the bottom 90 percent of the population to the top 10 percent.
(2020-09-25). Earth to Presidential Debate Moderators: "I'm Burning Up" zcomm.org With the horrific fires on the West Coast and hurricanes and storms pounding the Caribbean and Gulf Coast, in a healthy democracy, one would expect presidential candidates to be pressed hard about climate chaos. I'm not holding my breath.