Category U.S. Foreign Policy
Juan Guaidó: The Man Who Would Be President of Venezuela Doesn’t Have a Constitutional Leg to Stand On
“We believe in the vote, in dialogue, we believe in coming to an understanding, we believe Venezuelans need to part ways with the extremist sectors that only offer hatred, revenge, lynching.” Claudio Fermin
Sorting Through the Lies About Venezuela and US Military Presence in Latin America and the Caribbean
Sorting Through the Lies About Venezuela (Portside) There is every reason to be concerned about the threat to Venezuela, given U.S. government hostility to any who seek to become independent of the U.S. or to direct economic activity to benefit local people rather than maximizing corporate profits. U.S. military presence in Latin America & the […]
“Organized mass human murder is not better or nicer when it has a NATO banner next to it.”
Do the U.S. and its allies have a moral or ethical right to determine the political future of Venezuela?
“I think it’s very clear now that … the nuclear problem is coming back with a vengeance.”
Wellerstein pointed out that, owing in part to a decades-old aura of secrecy surrounding nuclear weapons, many people have a sense they aren’t well-informed on nuclear issues, with some Americans admitting they deliberately avoid nuclear weapons-related news.
US military domination worldwide. Is it necessary? Negative effects on countries with US bases.
“U.S. bases abroad cost upwards of $50 billion per year to build and maintain, which is money that could be used to address pressing needs at home in education, health care, housing, and infrastructure,”
The New York Times loves NATO, but should you?
It’s clear the question is not “how” the troops will be brought home, but whether they will be brought home at all.
This new law wipes out democracy and equality and establishes that Israel
belongs only to Jews!
It is a major transit route for oil tankers. A large share of China’s industrial exports to Western Europe transits through this strategic waterway. Maritime trade from East and Southern Africa to Western Europe also transits within proximity of Socotra (Suqutra), through the Gulf of Aden and the Red Sea. WAMM Newsletter, Volume 36, Number […]
One important starting point for understanding certain aspects of Trump’s Latin American policies, especially on trade and immigration, is to un-package his neo-isolationist “America First” world outlook.[
Donald Trump is a racist boor, but the European leaders he snubbed are unreconstructed imperialists whose nations have enslaved and slaughtered tens of millions. “They relinquished colonies in Africa and Asia but kept them dependent through a variety of means.” Margaret Kimberley Black Agenda Report November 14, 2018 Donald Trump’s boorishness and stupidity always ruffle feathers […]
Actions are being planned in Washington, D.C., around the 70th anniversary of NATO on April 4th. with supporting events encouraged locally and regionally throughout the US and worldwide.
The record reveals Bolsonaro as a racist, misogynist, homophobic, weaponizing thug, favoring a white, patriarchal, hierarchical, hetero-normative and “homogenous” Brazil. …A record 31 million votes were ruled absent or null and void. No less than 46 million Brazilians voted for the Workers’ Party’s candidate, Fernando Haddad.
Questions to ask your candidates. Where do they stand on issues of policy about militarism and war?
Journalists I spoke with in Istanbul cited President Trump’s comments on the U.S. press as one of the causes of the impunity of authoritarian governments to jail critical journalists.
The occupation of the Palestinian territory may be one of the most well-documented situations,… with…experts alleging that violations of international humanitarian and human rights law have occurred.
The Outer Space Treaty, of which Russia and China and the U.S. are parties, designates space as a global commons to be used for peaceful purposes. Indeed, the U.S., along with the UK and the Soviet Union, worked together assembling the treaty. Space Battle by Villenummisalo. Deviantart.net By Karl Grossman Women Against Military Madness Newsletter […]