Understanding the Current Crisis in Honduras

Ricardo Arturo Salgado Bonilla Viewing  international media coverage of the current Honduran crisis shows that Americans have a limited perspective on something that is far more significant, perhaps because that something has always seemed light years away. Since 1980, Honduras rarely made headlines in mainstream media; in 1988 when people’s indignation led to the burning…

If Socialism Falls in Venezuela, Colombia Shows Us What Will Replace It

James Patrick Jordan When corporate media is obsessing on one story, you can pretty much bet that another story is being ignored or, more likely, purposely hidden and obscured. Corporate media, ever beating the drums for whatever war, coup, or intervention the oligarchs are pushing, plays its dutiful and subservient role. The example that comes…

Libya: Sabha Attack Reveals Al-Wefaq Government’s Link with Daesh

The Media center of the Karama Operations Room issued a statement in a televised speech about the terrorist attack, which targeted a training camp in the Libyan city of Sabha. “This morning on social media, the trumpets of the illegal government of accord, claimed responsibility for the criminal act carried out by remnants of the…

Jorge Arreaza: UN Press Conference on the Situation in Venezuela

Press conference by H.E. Mr. Jorge Arreaza, Minister of the People’s Power for Foreign Affairs of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, on the situation in Venezuela. The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Venezuela, Jorge Arreaza, today (25 Apr) said, it was “time to launch a campaign” to denounce “the devastating effects of the unilateral, illegal,…

Chávez the Radical XXI: Socialism Must be Created at the Grassroots Level

Tatuy Televisión Comunistaria “Who in their right mind would say that today Venezuela is a socialist country? No…we’d be fooling ourselves. We’re in a country that still lives in capitalism, it’s just that we’ve started on a path…” In 2009 Hugo Chávez met with grassroots community activists from Venezuela´s communal councils to discuss the construction…

Shadow Boxing for Empire: The Mueller Report

James Petras Introduction By the end of the Obama regime, the US had gone through seven wars and was in the process of losing five of them. Washington was facing global challenges to its dominant economic and political role from Russia and China. The US adopted a dual response: to pursue a policy of reconciliation…

Cuban Revolutionary Government Declaration on the Playa Girón Anniversary

Granma Today, April 17, is the anniversary of the launching of the United State’s 1961 military invasion at Playa Girón. (Bay of Pigs) The Cuban people’s resolute response in defense of the Revolution and socialism, within only 72 hours, produced the first military defeat of imperialism in America. Strangely, the date was chosen by the…

Global NATO: A 70-Year Alliance of Oppressors in Crisis

Horace G. Campbell On the Limits of  Military Management of the International System Introduction The celebration of NATO’s 70 years of existence provides another opportunity to unearth the real history of the ideas, practices and destruction wrought by this military alliance. Even with the clear exposure of the cooperation between NATO, the CIA and the…