Exclusive: Haitians Reject Calls For US Military Intervention

U.S. media has called for a U.S. military intervention in Haiti following the assassination of President Jovenel Moïse. MintPress News spoke to Haitians to ask them what they think about a possible fourth U.S. military invasion of Haiti since 1915.

Haiti Feature photo

Two weeks after the assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moïse, the specter of U.S. military intervention looms large over the island nation. While the Biden administration has rebuffed a request for intervention made by Claude Joseph – a longtime NED asset whom Washington briefly backed as prime minister in the immediate aftermath of the

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Meet The Pseudo-Left Imperialists Fighting Against Universal Healthcare

Since comedian Jimmy Dore called on progressive members of Congress to pressure Nancy Pelosi to hold a floor vote on Medicare For All, a collection of media personalities have launched vicious attacks against him while deflecting from his overwhelmingly popular argument.

Jimmy Dore Behind the Headline

Over the past week comedian Jimmy Dore has single-handedly exposed a collection of self-styled leaders of progressive media as imperialist hacks joined at the hip with the Democratic Party and NATO. It all started when Dore, a self-described jagoff pothead comedian – called for progressive members of Congress to withhold their votes for Nancy

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Roger Waters, Socialists Say No to Bernie and AOC’s Positions on Venezuela

While Senator Sanders seems to support a supposedly “democratic” kind of regime change in Venezuela, journalist Ben Norton, who has spent the past two weeks in Venezuela amid the flailing coup attempt, says it is the opposition that is un-democratic. On Twitter, Norton accused the Venezuelan opposition of dropping “all pretense of wanting democracy and demand[ing] a coup and war.”

Roger Waters performs during his "Us + Them" tour stop at Staples Center on, June 20, 2017, in Los Angeles. (Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

WASHINGTON -- As socialists rally in the United States over their country’s backing of a right wing coup in Venezuela, the supposedly socialist members of Congress - Senator Bernie Sanders (VT) and Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) - are hitting talking points that worry critics like Roger Waters and activists in the streets

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Corporations See a Different Kind of “Green” in Ocasio-Cortez’s “Green New Deal”

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s “Green New Deal” initiative was unveiled on Thursday and quickly became the target of disingenuous ridicule from both sides of the aisle. But as Whitney Webb highlights in this Dec 18, 2018 piece, there are very serious reasons to be concerned.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez | Green New Deal

WASHINGTON – (Opinion) In recent weeks, support from progressives and establishment liberals has been pouring in for the “Green New Deal,” a plan largely promoted by U.S. Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York. The plan claims that it seeks to “transform the U.S. economy in an effort to fight climate change” that would ostensibly push the

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On Israel-Palestine, Four Newly Elected Progressives Vary in Willingness to Walk the Walk

The temptation of political expediency and help from powerful special-interest lobbies often prove too much for many candidates turned members of Congress.

This composite image shows left to right Rashida Tlaib, Ilhan Omar, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez,  and Ayanna Pressley, four newly minted member of Congress. Mintpress News Image  | AP

WASHINGTON – As a result of the midterm election, four recently elected women affiliated with the democratic-socialist PAC Justice Democrats will soon be striding through Capitol Hill as full-fledged members of Congress. These four women – Ilhan Omar, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Rashida Tlaib and Ayanna Pressley – have all been touted as

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Clinton Democrats Embrace Losing Strategy to Combat ‘Sanders-Style Socialism’ in Midterms

Democratic Party elites stand in the way of a movement that believes the country should move away from destructive corporate politics.

identity politics

Democratic Party elites are increasingly concerned the midterm elections will be a “base election” and make their centrist politics even more irrelevant, as insurgent candidates like Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez garner widespread support. The think tank, Third Way, recently held a conference in Ohio with Democrats, who primarily adhere to the

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