Tag: North America

Media comparisons of Navalny to Nelson Mandela are totally off-base The death of Alexei Navalny at a remote Arctic penal colony is being used to try to sustain U.S. military aid to Ukraine at a time of growing congressional opposition and after the Russians have taken control of Avdiivka,...
Since a pack of lies about Alexei Navalny won last year’s Oscar for the best documentary film of the year when he was alive, there is little doubt he can win another Oscar when he is dead. But alive or dead, the prize-winning propaganda surrounding Navalny’s story bears no resemblance...
Fate of Wikileaks Founder Will be Decided by UK Court The UK’s High Court will hold a two-day hearing on February 20 and 21 on the U.S. request to extradite Wikileaks cofounder Julian Assange to the notorious Eastern District of Virginia (EDVA) to face 17 felony counts of espionage and...
Nancy Pelosi’s been in office for 37 years. She’s an ardent supporter of capitalism and imperialism, telling a college student who asked her in 2017 that “I have to say, we’re capitalist - and that’s just the way it is” at a time when 51% of 18-29 year olds said they didn’t support capitalism. She was part of the push on Obama to bomb Syria in 2013, she’s a hawk on Iran and she’s said that U.S. support for Israel is “ironclad.” ...
In 1967, the CIA issued a memo to its army of media “assets” instructing them on how to counter so-called “conspiracy theorists” who challenged the veracity of the Warren Commission report, which determined that Lee Harvey Oswald was the lone assassin of President John F. Kennedy. One of the CIA’s...
Joshua Schulte was given a forty year sentence for allegedly passing documents that exposed nefarious CIA practices Has been kept under brutal solitary confinement conditions in New York Metropolitan Correctional Center that violate human rights A federal judge in New York in early February sentenced CIA whistleblower Joshua Schulte to a...
Biden’s policies in bombing Syria, Iraq and Yemen and supporting Israel’s genocide in Gaza and settler violence in the West Bank are deeply immoral and endanger U.S. national security. It is 3:00 a.m. and I can’t sleep again. All of us concerned about Gaza and the West Bank are spending...
No Significant Change in U.S. Policy Toward Cuba As the Biden Administration Concedes That It “Has Not Even Begun the Review Process”  to Remove Cuba from the List of State Sponsors of Terrorism The U.S.-enforced embargo on Cuba is now more than 60 years old. First introduced by the Kennedy...
The current border impasse between Guyana and Venezuela is yet another example of United States imperialism’s design to expand and usurp countries’ natural resources around the world and reinforce its geopolitical agenda. The hegemonic stranglehold of the United States and its multinationals are challenged by China and Russia mainly, with...
The Biden administration claims that U.S. foreign policy works to uphold human rights and democracy while containing rising authoritarian powers such as Russia and China. Biden administration officials routinely condemn the jailing of opposition figures in Russia like Alexey Navalny and by socialist governments like Nicaragua and Venezuela. But the Biden...