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NicaNotes: Luis Almagro calls for foreign intervention in Nicaragua (again)

NicaNotes is a blog for Nicaragua activists and those interested in Nicaragua, published by the Nicaragua Network, a project of the Alliance for Global Justice. It provides news and analysis from the context of Nicaragua Network’s long history of struggle in solidarity with the Sandinista Revolution. Guest Blogs on the OAS and a Movie Review of Las Sandinistas…

SMACC: Russiagate McCarthyism Led to Internet Censorship of the Anti-War and Social Justice Movement

By: Stansfield Smith, Chicago ALBA Solidarity Committee, recently returned from a SOA Watch, Task Force on the Americas delegation to Venezuela. The anti-Trump movement is not simply a progressive movement against a rightwing president, but also carries within it a rightwing current. Progressive minded people fight against Trump’s racist actions against Blacks, Latinos, Muslims, his…

SMACC: Tell Facebook – Stop Censoring The News!

Social Media Anti-Censorship Campaign: Click Here to Tell Facebook to Stop Online Censorship! Last Thursday the tech and social media giant Facebook expelled over 800 political pages from its website including mostly US based grassroots organizations such as The Free Thought Project, The Anti-Media, Cop Block, Filming Cops, End The Drug War, and Anti-GMO Foods…

Podcast Interview: New sanctions imposed on Venezuela as Trump openly discusses backing a coup

Listen to this interview with Chuck Kaufman on the Loud & Clear Podcast with Brian Becker. Chuck Kaufman is the National Co-Coordinator with the Alliance for Global Justice: The US has imposed new sanctions on several high-ranking officials in Venezuela, including Congresswoman Cilia Flores who also is the wife of President Maduro. The New York…

NicaNotes: Chomsky on Regime Change in Nicaragua

Chomsky on Regime Change in Nicaragua by ROGER HARRIS Originally published by Counterpunch on August 3, 2018 Photo by hobvias sudoneighm | CC BY 2.0 With patented angst, Noam Chomsky opined on President Daniel Ortega’s Nicaragua to an agreeing Amy Goodman: “But there’s been a lot of corruption, a lot of repression. It’s autocratic, undoubtedly.” Earlier in their DemocracyNow!…

Tell Congress to Support Dialogue in Nicaragua, not impose more sanctions

Quixote Center/Alliance for Global Justice Urgent Action  Take Action Tell Congress to Support Dialogue in Nicaragua, not impose more sanctions House Resolution 981 calls on the U.S. government to more aggressively employ the Magnitsky act as a means to sanction individual members of the Nicaraguan government, while also condemning violence in Nicaragua. The stated goal…