The Western Left Needs to Stop Commusplaining to China and Russia

If the West is so concerned about Chinese and Russian citizens wanting to drive decent cars and to wear elegant clothes, why don’t they push for an end to the production of these items in their own end: in France, Italy, the United States?

China Luxury Shanghai

I hear this again and again, whenever I speak in the West: What kind of Communism is that, in China? In all big cities, they have Prada and Gucci in every major department store.” Western leftists are obsessed with this topic. They do not even realize how ridiculous, how racist their arguments actually are! China, with some 6,000 years long

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Watch | Brazil, Colombia, Now Venezuela: US Pursues Right-Wing Hegemony in South America

Watch: From Colombia and Brazil, Kei Pritsker on the decades of US meddling in South America that preceded the ongoing coup in Venezuela.

Venezuela | US

(Transcript) —This video was produced as part of a MintPress News and Grayzone collaboration —  World domination: it’s a funny concept. We can imagine old dudes with messy hair and thick glasses taking over the world or the caricature of a humanoid villain that wears a skull and crossbones, but what about applying it to the real world? Who’s

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Lee Camp Hits Hard on MSNBC’s Rick Tyler’s Cheap Shots at Sanders and Socialism

If you want to be anything other than a center-right news station that happens to tell marginally more facts than your coked-out alternative, then don’t have Rick Tyler, the person tasked with making Ted Cruz appear human, tell us why Bernie Sanders isn’t a tenable solution.

Bernie Sanders

On February 19, Bernie Sanders announced his candidacy for the presidency in an email to supporters, assuring them that his platform continues to be what so strongly resonated with younger voters and pushed the Democratic Party to the left. It includes universal healthcare, an hourly minimum wage of $15, and free public college tuition. While

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Max Blumenthal Searches for Communist Dictatorship at Venezuelan Luxury Mall

Max Blumenthal visits a luxury mall in Venezuela to see just how about the country’s humanitarian crisis really is.

Max Blumenthal | Venezuela

This video was produced as part of a MintPress News and Grayzone collaboration. Max Blumenthal investigated Venezuela’s “humanitarian crisis” in a luxury mall in a rich pro-opposition neighborhood in Caracas, where he looked for the “authoritarian socialism” that Trump and the corporate media talk so much about. Max Blumenthal is an

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The Top Five Real Reasons the US Wants Regime Change in Venezuela

The news out of Venezuela today is deeply rooted in U.S. foreign policy towards Central and South America since the end of World War II.

An anti-government protester holds a shield brandished with photos of President Nicolas Maduro, government officials and a gun sight, during clashes with security forces in Caracas, Venezuela, July 22, 2017. Fernando Llano | AP

CARACAS, VENEZUELA -- The United States’ various forms of intervention in Venezuela have generally been dressed up and sold to the American public in pro-democracy and humanitarian costumes.   The high-minded rhetoric notwithstanding, here are the top five real reasons the U.S. wants regime change in Venezuela.   1) Venezuela is a

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The United States Is Okay With This Kind of Russian Interference

Russian interference in American politics is totally welcome so long as it helps turn public opinion against a “multipolar” Russia, glorifies American democracy, and serves U.S. interests.

Russian opposition figure Mikhail Khodorkovsky, the former owner of the Yukos Oil Company, poses for a photograph after being interviewed by The Associated Press in London, July 24, 2018. Matt Dunham | AP

The Cold War between the United States and the Soviet Union was ostensibly a conflict between two ideologies, two socio-economic systems. All that seems to be over. The day of a new socialism may dawn unexpectedly, but today capitalism rules the world. Now the United States and Russia are engaged in a no-holds-barred fight between capitalists.

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