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Will Venezuela Be The Battleground In The Next U.S.-Russia Proxy War? By
CHILE — There’s no denying that Venezuela is deeply embroiled in a significant crisis. While most are aware of the country’s recent string of violent protests, food shortages and government crackdowns on opposition protesters,...
Tensions Rise As US Announces Military Drills Near Embattled Venezuela By
CHILE — The involvement of the U.S. military in an upcoming multilateral military drill in South America has raised concerns over potential ulterior motives on the part of the U.S. The drill, dubbed “Operation: America United,” will involve the installation of...
Republicans Hide, Plan ‘Sham Town Halls’ To Duck Angry Constituents By
While some Republican lawmakers have faced angry crowds at town halls this week, many are going out of their way to avoid meeting constituents face-to-face during April’s congressional recess. A USA Today analysis published Monday showed that “Reps. Leonard...
Trump Blames Protests, Leaks On Obama By
(REPORT) — In an interview with Fox & Friends that aired early Tuesday morning, President Trump blamed former President Obama for protests against him and other Republicans, as well as “possibly” some of the leaks from the White House: “I think President...
Riot Charge Levied Against Journalists Covering Dakota Access Pipeline Protests By
BISMARCK (REPORT) — At least five journalists have been charged with engaging in a riot while covering Dakota Access Pipeline protests, an offense that would carry a stiffer penalty under a proposal before the North Dakota Legislature. The Senate Judiciary Committee...
Brazil’s Manufactured Coup: The ‘Shock Doctrine’ Returns To Latin America By
BRASILIA, Brazil — Harsh austerity. A 20-year public spending freeze. A non-elected government. A coup backed by the United States and corporate world. This is the new reality that Brazil has faced following the impeachment and ouster of the democratically-elected...
Protests Continue For 2nd Day Against Trump’s ‘Muslim Ban’ By
(REPORT) — Protests erupted for a second day in several U.S. cities Sunday as people took to the streets against President Donald Trump’s executive order banning citizens from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States, even those with valid...
An Open Letter To The J20 Protesters By
Dear J20 Protesters,     These are not emotionless times in the United States of America. Anger is running high all across the country. If you have a moment, I urge you to calmly please consider just a few things I have to say. I’m not a Trump supporter, but...
4 Killed, 700 Arrested In Mexico Protests Following Neoliberal Reforms By
(REPORT) — Protests over a double-digit hike in gasoline prices in Mexico continue in at least 22 states of the country, officials said on Friday, as they confirmed that the wave of violent lootings and blockades has left three people dead and at least 700 arrested. Business...
Activists Gain Resolve From Civil Rights Vets Post-Election By
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — It became clear to Javier Benavidez that Donald Trump would win the presidency around 2 a.m. after polls closed on Election Day. The Albuquerque activist had helped organize two anti-Trump protests in New Mexico and strongly opposed the Republican’s...