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Large Protest in Washington DC Demands Hands off Venezuela

By Julia Conley on March 16, 2019

Washington, D.C.Photo: @ChuckModi1/Twitter)

The protest in Washington DC was initiated by the ANSWER Coalition and endorsed by scores of progressive organizations and hundreds of grassroots leaders. Another large demonstration against US intervention in Venezuela took place on Saturday in Los Angeles and other cities across the United States. – edit (more…)

Free Chelsea Manning Now!

March 15, 2019

Chelsea Manning before grand jury hearing, Photo:Jahi Chikwendiu

U.S. District Judge Claude Hilton in Alexandria, Va., expressed the government’s contempt for every woman, every trans person and every worker when he sent heroic military whistleblower Chelsea Manning back to jail on International Women’s Day. (more…)

Judging U.S. War Crimes

By Kathy Kelly on March 11, 2019

Chelsea Manning, who bravely exposed atrocities committed by the U.S. military, is again imprisoned in a U.S. jail. On International Women’s Day, March 8, 2019, she was incarcerated in the Alexandria, VA (more…)

Ilhan Omar in Her Own Words: I Know What Hate Feels Like

March 8, 2019

The House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed a resolution Thursday condemning anti-Semitism, anti-Muslim discrimination, white supremacy and other forms of hate. (more…)

Cuban Ambassador to Canada Responds to CBC Slander

By Josefina Vidal, Cuban Ambassador to Canada on March 3, 2019

Josefina Vidal with Cuban Ambassador to the U.S. Jose Cabañas at the opening of the Cuban Embassy in Washington DC, July 20, 2015. Photo: Bill Hackwell

Link to the article the ambassador is responding to,

My response to this CBC News tendentious and manipulative article: (more…)

Will the US End up Putting Sanctions on Every Country that Doesn’t Bend to its Will?

By Vijay Prashad on March 6, 2019

The phrase is used over and over again by the government of the United States. “Strongest sanctions in history”—now against Iran, then against Venezuela. (more…)

Marco Rubio: US Must Initiate Widespread Unrest in Venezuela

By on March 8, 2019

 U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, speaking on the border of Colombia and Venezuela. Photo: Fernando Vergara

During a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on Thursday, Republican chairman Marco Rubio condemned Venezuela’s Nicolas Maduro as a “clear danger” and a “threat to the national security of the U.S.” (more…)

Trump Creates a Humanitarian Crisis in Venezuela While a Real One is Right Here in Our Schools

By Bill Hackwell on February 24, 2019

Picket Line for Oakland Teachers, Photo: Bill Hackwell

A created political farce played out with the frightening consequences for war against Venezuela resting in the balance on its border with Colombia this weekend, as the Trump Administration unsuccessfully tried to force the first of $20 million of unsolicited “humanitarian aid” into the country. (more…)

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