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On the Road to Damascus: International Conference in Syria on Sanctions and Its Blowback

Syrians say it’s even harder now to make ends meet than it was during the height of their country’s war because of intensified U.S and European sanctions.

On the Road to Damascus: International Conference in Syria on Sanctions and Its Blowback

Welcome to your second country, that was the greeting our Syrian hosts gave us when we arrived for the International Trade Union Forum for “solidarity with the workers and people of Syria against the economic blockade, imperialist interventions, and terrorism.” Throughout my short one-week stay, Syrians, on seeing I was a foreigner, would muster

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The Glaring Holes in Michelle Bachelet’s Venezuela Human Rights Report

Roger Harris reports on how UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet’s recent report is a gift to US regime change efforts in Venezuela.

The Glaring Holes in Michelle Bachelet’s Venezuela Human Rights Report

UN High Commissioner on Human Rights Michelle Bachelet’s report on Venezuela echoes the US government’s talking points, which are designed to terminate the two-decade-old Bolivarian Revolution in Venezuela. The report fails to acknowledge Venezuela’s manifest accomplishments or even

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Reading Reuters between the Lines: Why the US Puppet President of Venezuela Is Toast

A critical reading between the lines of a Reuters article confirms that Washington has failed to cobble together a united opposition in Venezuela that is popular enough to win in the polls, likely signaling the end for Juan Guaido.

Reading Reuters between the Lines: Why the US Puppet President of Venezuela Is Toast

Even the corporate media are losing enthusiasm for the US government’s ploy to replace the democratically elected President Nicolás Maduro of Venezuela with the US-anointed

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Venezuela: Amnesty International in Service of Empire

Amnesty International calls for justice about as often as it calls for punishment with the subtext that punishment of the Empire’s victims is justice writes Roger Harris.

Venezuela: Amnesty International in Service of Empire

Uncle Sam has a problem in his South American “backyard” with those uppity Venezuelans who insisted on democratically electing Nicolás Maduro as their president

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Juan Guaidó: The Man Who Would Be President of Venezuela Doesn’t Have a Constitutional Leg to Stand On

Juan Guaido claims that his new self-ascribed job title is keeping with Article 233 of Venezuela’s 1999 constitution. But is this the case?

Juan Guaidó: The Man Who Would Be President of Venezuela Doesn’t Have a Constitutional Leg to Stand On

Donald Trump imagines Juan Guaidó is the rightful president of Venezuela. Mr. Guaidó, a man of impeccable illegitimacy, was 

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