War on Venezuela: The Lucrative Business of Humanitarian Aid

Misión Verdad Translated by Internationalist 360° After months of promoting the narrative of a  “humanitarian crisis” in Venezuela, the  opposition is attempting to instrumentalize it as a mechanism for foreign intervention. Behind all of this, predatory aid agencies and a private corporate network lurk,  eager to profit from this intervention. Although politicians and anti-Chavez media have…

Bolivia’s TIPNIS Dispute: How Liberal-Left Alternative Media Becomes a Conveyor Belt for US Regime Change Propaganda

Stansfield Smith As has become a standard operating procedure, an array of Western environmental NGOs, advocates of indigenous rights and liberal-left alternative media cover up the US role in attempts to overturn the anti-imperialist and anti-neoliberal governments of Rafael Correa in Ecuador and Evo Morales in Bolivia. This NACLA article is a recent excellent example…

America’s Renegade Warfare

Claiming the right to launch preemptive wars and fighting an ill-defined “global war on terror,” the U.S. government has slaughtered vast numbers of civilians in defiance of international law. Nicolas J S Davies Seventy-seven million people in North and South Korea find themselves directly in the line of fire from the threat of a Second…

Tri-Continental Nations Support Caribbean Quest for Reparations

Earl Bousquet The symposium was very deep and wide in its breadth of topics and discussed the matter of reparatory justice from almost every angle. Caribbean, North and South American, African, European and Jamaican advocates for reparations were heard louder than they had bargained for when they addressed a very wide range of related topical…

Independence and Self-Determination: Weapons for Empire Building or National Liberation?

James Petras Introduction Since World War II most of the world’s conflicts have revolved around struggles for independence against Western and Japanese colonial/imperial regimes Following formal independence, a new type of imperial domination was imposed – neo-colonial regimes, in which the US and its European allies imposed vassal rulers acting as proxies for economic exploitation….