21st Century US Coups and Attempted Coups in Latin America

 Stansfield Smith  During the 21st century, the US, working with corporate elites, traditional oligarchies, military, and corporate media, has continually attempted coups against Latin American governments which place the needs of their people over US corporate interests. US organized coups in Latin American countries is hardly a 20th century phenomenon. However, this century the US rulers have … Continue reading 21st Century US Coups and Attempted Coups in Latin America

Monday November 15 Chicago Rally: Free US Imprisoned Venezuelan diplomat Alex Saab! End the US Blockade of Venezuela, which has killed over 100,000 civilians! End US Interference in Venezuela elections!

Monday, November 15 4:30-6 pmWater Tower Park, Michigan Ave and Pearson St The US has grabbed Venezuelan diplomat Alex Saab and imprisoned him in Miami, facing trial. This violates recognized international law (the 1961 Vienna Convention) on diplomatic immunity for one country to arrest and imprison a diplomat of another. Alex Saab was engaged in … Continue reading Monday November 15 Chicago Rally: Free US Imprisoned Venezuelan diplomat Alex Saab! End the US Blockade of Venezuela, which has killed over 100,000 civilians! End US Interference in Venezuela elections!

Is the US Global Empire Actually in Decline?

  byStansfield Smith, Chicago ALBA Solidarity,  and Roger D. Harris, Task Force on the Americas It is almost taken for granted, if not an article of faith, in the progressive milieu (e.g., here) that the US empire is declining. Does this hold up, or is it comfort food for the frustrated hoping for the revolution? … Continue reading Is the US Global Empire Actually in Decline?

 The Webinar “Nicaragua: A Leftist Perspective” Advocates Overthrowing  the Social and Economic Achievements of the Nicaraguan People, all in the name of “Human Rights”

The webinar “Nicaragua: A Leftist Perspective” is one more example of US regime change propaganda against countries the US corporate national security state considers a challenge to its world rule. William Robinson, in the guise of an objective and serious scholar holding respectable US ruling class academic credentials, introduced this webinar that virulently attacked Daniel … Continue reading  The Webinar “Nicaragua: A Leftist Perspective” Advocates Overthrowing  the Social and Economic Achievements of the Nicaraguan People, all in the name of “Human Rights”

Venezuela & ALBA News: 9.24.2021: Presidents Maduro and Diaz-Canel Speeches to UN General Assembly: Historic CELAC meeting

Political Prisoner Alex SaabUltima Noticias: Alena Douhan reiterates that diplomat Alex Saab must be released Douhan stressed that “we are doing everything possible,” that “continuing the media campaign is important,” noting that her office works to promote the release of the Venezuelan diplomat, detained by Cape Verde at the service of the US..VenezuelaAlmayadeen (Ben Norton): … Continue reading Venezuela & ALBA News: 9.24.2021: Presidents Maduro and Diaz-Canel Speeches to UN General Assembly: Historic CELAC meeting

Alabama Coal Miners’ ongoing Six Month Strike against BlackRock’s Warrior Met; September 28 webinar update with UMWA District 20 Vice President Larry Spencer

 Larry Spencer, UMWA District 20 Vice President, represents the 1,100 coal miners in three UMWA locals which on strike against Warrior Met in Alabama since April 1, 2021. He will give an update on the strike in a September 28 webinar. The strikers are fighting to reverse concessions that were foisted on them in 2016 … Continue reading Alabama Coal Miners’ ongoing Six Month Strike against BlackRock’s Warrior Met; September 28 webinar update with UMWA District 20 Vice President Larry Spencer

The US Plan to Imprison Businesspeople in other Countries for “Violating” Illegal US Sanctions: The Cases of Alex Saab, Meng Wanzhou, Mun Chol Myong

US economic sanctions are a weapon against states which choose a development path independent of US global domination. Sanctions can take the form of blocking a nation’s financial and trade transactions, not allowing financial institutions to process them. The US can also freeze the assets of another country. The US uses sanctions as a tool … Continue reading The US Plan to Imprison Businesspeople in other Countries for “Violating” Illegal US Sanctions: The Cases of Alex Saab, Meng Wanzhou, Mun Chol Myong

US Sanctions: A Weapon of War on Civilians — End Sanctions Now!

The US uses economic sanctions as a weapon against nations that choose a path independent of US global domination. Sanctions can take the form of blocking a nation’s financial and trade transactions, not allowing financial institutions to process them. The US can also freeze the assets of another country. Sanctions imposed on a country are … Continue reading US Sanctions: A Weapon of War on Civilians — End Sanctions Now!

The Failure of Trump’s “Coup”: A Victory for the US Empire – but the Left gets on their bandwagon

Stansfield Smith The Democrats’ second trial of Trump ends like the first: the outcome known in advance, the entire process designed to sell to the anti-Trump masses that the Democrats were leading some progressive counter-attack. Both impeachments enabled these politicians to present a national diversion to avoid addressing real issues the US people suffer from: … Continue reading The Failure of Trump’s “Coup”: A Victory for the US Empire – but the Left gets on their bandwagon