Open Letter to Congress: Why the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act of 2019 Must Be Opposed

By K.J.Noh, Kevin Zeese, and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance -

This Open Letter urges Members of Congress to oppose HR 3289, the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act of 2019, which was referred to the Committee on Foreign affairs on June 13th, 2019.  The [...]

Tales Of Resistance: The Unsung Heroes Of Present-Day Venezuela

By Jessica Dos Santos, Venezuelanalysis.com -

A few days ago, some friends of mine, like lots of other Venezuelans, were making fun of the milicianos [members of the Bolivarian Militia]: “They are the ones who will defend us in a war?” [...]

‘The Moron Fascists’: ICE Fails To Properly Redact Document Proposing ‘Hyper-Realistic’ Urban Warfare Training Facility

By Eoin Higgins, Commondreams.org -

Immigration and Customs Enforcement, the federal agency which carries out the bulk of President Donald Trump's war on immigrants, is building a "hyper-realistic" urban training ground in Fort [...]

From A Russian: Our Planet Is So Small That We Must Live In Peace

By Ann Wright, PopularResistance.org -

I was in the Russian Far East, in the city of Yakutsk as a part of the Center for Citizens Initiatives citizen to citizen diplomacy program. The 45-person delegation from the United States had [...]

The Incredible Belief That Corporate Ownership Does Not Influence Media Content

By Alison Rose Levy, Fair.org -

As Sen. Bernie Sanders (CJR, 8/26/19) has recently noted, corporate ownership of media interferes with the core societal function of the press: reporting and investigating key issues at the [...]

Our Invisible Government

By Chris Hedges, Truthdig.com -

There are two forms of government in the United States. There is the visible government—the White House, Congress, the courts, state legislatures and governorships—and the invisible government, [...]

Rachel Maddow Endorses Regime Change In Venezuela To “Push Russia Back,” Sympathizes With Bolton And Pompeo

By Aaron Mate, Thegrayzone.com -

The loudest voice among the corporate media hack pack doubling down on Russiagate conspiracies is MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow. On May 3, Maddow took her propaganda to an entirely new level of [...]

The Other Americans: Colombia’s Fragile Peace In Splinters

By Jeff Abbott, Progressive.org -

The renewal of armed struggle follows neglect of the peace process from the far right. “[President] Duque is taking advantage of the discourse of Donald Trump to put back in place repressive [...]

Fascism, White Nationalism, The Nazis And America

By Tarak Kauff, Popular Resistance. -

I was born in 1942 but I remember the war. It made a deep impression on me. When I was two years old, I shocked my mother by being so disturbed at the radio news I was hearing about the Nazis [...]

Green-Smearing – From Nicaragua To Bolivia

By Stephen Sefton, Tortillaconsal.com -

On one level the intensifying deceit of Western media foreign affairs coverage corresponds to the increasing desperation of Western elites confronting their failing global power and influence. [...]

On The Ground, Feeling The Pulse Of Protest Hong Kong

By Pepe Escobar, Asiatimes.com -

What’s going on deep down in Hong Kong? For a former resident with deep cultural and emotional ties to the Fragrant Harbor, it’s quite hard to take it all in just within the framework of cold [...]

How The BBC’s Quentin Sommerville Created Fairytales Of Underground Hospitals In Syria

By Staff, Moonofalabama.org -

In August 2013 the BBC produced a fake video headlined "Saving Syria’s Children" about an alleged chemical weapon attack in Syria which it claimed was caused by the Syrian government. Robert [...]

US Internet Companies Are Privatized Instruments Of US Geopolitical Power And They Are Not Even Hiding It

By Yasha Levine, Thegrayzone.com -

I was in the New York Public Library recently doing research in the archives when I stumbled on a 1944 pamphlet from Western Electric, the old American techno-telephone monopolist. It’s called [...]

Opposition Sets Democracy On Fire In Bolivia

By Hugo Moldiz Mercado, Resumen English. -

The fragmented and heterogeneous right-wing opposition bloc in Bolivia has found in its increasingly sharp and violent attack on democracy and the institutions of the Plurinational State its [...]

Venezuela Probes Guaido Over Photos With Colombian Drug Traffickers

By Lucas Koerner and Ricardo Vaz, Venezuelanalysis.com -

Caracas, September 15, 2019 (venezuelanalysis.com) - Venezuela’s attorney general has opened an investigation into opposition leader Juan Guaido concerning purported links to armed far-right [...]