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Stand with Venezuela this Weekend!

Find an event happening near you: This list contains upcoming actions in support of Venezuela and opposing the US orchestrated coup! It’s a critical time for Venezuela solidarity! CANADA: Toronto, ON Emergency Rally: No US & Canada Supported Coup in Venezuela! Saturday, January 26 2:30-4:00pm Bloor Street W and Spadina https://www.facebook.com/events/442257976312416/ Vancouver, BC Rally –…

Is Foreign Military Intervention in Venezuela Imminent?

By James Jordan According to conventional wisdom, there should be no serious talk of foreign military intervention in Venezuela. But these aren’t conventional times. The conventional playbook would adopt a strategy of foreign coordination of the Venezuelan opposition, economic sabotage, infiltration of the military, and manipulation of popular movements against the elected government. All this…

URGENT Action Needed! Oppose US & Canada Regime Change Efforts in Venezuela

Español incluido Tell your reps: No Coup In Venezuela! Today US President Donald Trump took the extraordinary and illegal action to recognize the president of Venezuela’s legislature as the “interim president” of the country. Sign the petition HERE to tell your elected officials NO US/CANADA-ENGINEERED COUP In Venezuela! It is clear that the US government…

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!…