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Education is the foundation of political change. In this section we provide news and analyses of current events that you won’t likely read or hear in the corporate media. Our sources are from organizations and independent media outlets free of corporate and government propaganda. We strongly encourage you to share these articles by email and social media so that together we create an echo chamber that overcomes the influence of the oligarchy. You will find large social media sharing buttons on the left side of each article when you open the article to read.

US Economic War On Venezuela Targets CLAP Food Program Relied On By Millions

By Alexander Rubinstein, Mintpressnews.com -

CARACAS, VENEZUELA — The U.S. government is preparing to levy sanctions against officials associated with Venezuela’s food subsidy program known as CLAP, the latest in a long list of unilateral coercive measures against the country. The new [...]

Venezuela – After Opposition Support ‘Deflated’ – U.S. Targets Food Aid Supply

By Staff, Moonofalabama.org -

The hot-air figures the U.S. used for its regime change efforts in Venezuela failed to do their job. The New York Times declares their movement "deflated". While it still repeats propaganda claims, the report makes clear that Guaidó is lacking [...]

Venezuela Isn’t Syria… But America’s War Tactics Are The Same

By Eva Bartlett, Rt.com -

Since Juan Guaido declared himself Venezuela’s interim president, rhetoric emanating from Washington has grown increasingly familiar. It echoes the bombastic & hollow humanitarian-crisis type of war propaganda which has been used repeatedly in [...]

You Don’t Hear About It But The U.S. Blockade Is Killing The Venezuelan People

By Esther Yañez Illescas, Resumen-english.org -

Days go by and Isabella has no idea that her life depends on colored pills. She is 21 months old and speaks a language that can be understood only by those who spend endless hours with her at the Italian Hospital in Buenos Aires, Argentina, [...]

Memo To Donald Trump: It’s Time To End-Run Your Advisers On North Korea

By Joel Wit and Richard Sokolsky, Nationalinterest.org -

The United States and North Korea are once again locked in a diplomatic standoff over denuclearization and the normalization of U.S.-North Korean relations, which has unfortunately brought to a screeching halt the very promising start North and [...]

How “Good Regulatory Practices” In Trade Agreements Erode Protections For The Environment, Public Health, Workers And Consumers

By Bart-Jaap Verbeek, Somo.nl -

Since the 1995 founding of the World Trade Organization (WTO), environmental NGOs and public interest watchdogs have warned that overly restrictive language in the WTO agreements unfairly constrains the policy options available to governments [...]

How The West’s War In Libya Spurred Terrorism In 14 Countries

By Mark Curtis, Consortiumnews.com -

Eight years on from NATO’s war in Libya in 2011, as the country enters a new phase in its conflict, I have taken stock of the number of countries to which terrorism has spread as a direct product of that war. The number is at least 14. The [...]

How Russiagate Teplaced Analysis Of The 2016 Election

By Rick Sterling, Dissidentvoice.org -

An honest and accurate analysis of the 2016 election is not just an academic exercise. It is very relevant to the current election campaign. Yet over the past two years, Russiagate has dominated media and political debate and largely replaced a [...]

End This Hidden Risk To Military Families

By Stacy Bannerman, Otherwords.org -

When our loved ones join the military, we know that wearing the uniform could cost them their lives. Military family members do all kinds of calculations about the potential price of serving this nation. We run the numbers and wargame the risks; [...]

Assange Indicted On 17 Espionage Charges

By Kevin Zeese, Popular Resistance -

For the first time in history, a publisher and editor has been charged under the Espionage Act. The prosecution of Julian Assange is an attack on Freedom of the Press that will make it less likely that the media will critically cover actions of [...]

US Press Reaches All-Time Low On Venezuela Coverage

By Daniel Kovalik, Venezuelanalysis.com -

As famed Latin American author Eduardo Galeano once wrote, “every time the US ‘saves’ a country, it converts it into either an insane asylum or a cemetery.” Of course, as we look over the wreckage left by the US in countries such as Iraq, [...]

DOJ Antitrust Attorneys Reportedly Recommend Agency Block T-Mobile/Sprint Merger

By Common Cause, Popular Resistance -

WASHINGTON - Today, reports indicate that the Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division has recommended the agency move to block the T-Mobile-Sprint merger. The reports follow Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai’s recent [...]

Economists In Support Of A Medicare For All Health Care System

By Staff, Nesri.org -

As economists, we understand that a single-payer “Medicare for All” health insurance system for the U.S. can finance good-quality care for all U.S. residents as a basic right while still significantly reducing overall health care spending [...]

There’s Far More Diversity In Venezuela’s ‘Muzzled’ Media Than In US Corporate Press

By Lucas Koerner AND Ricardo Vaz, Fair.org -

The international corporate media have long displayed a peculiar creativity with the facts in their Venezuela reporting, to the point that coverage of the nation’s crisis has become perhaps the world’s most lucrative fictional genre. Ciara [...]

Nicaragua: The War Of 2018

By Roger Stoll, Dissidentvoice.org -

Nearly all US regime-change wars (Venezuela, Syria, Honduras, Ukraine, Libya, Yugoslavia, etc.) are wars of deception, fabrication, propaganda, coups and false flags. Sometimes there is a direct US military assault, more often not. These wars [...]