United States Foreign Policy in Africa and the 2016 Elections

Wars of regime-change and the domination of international finance capital will continue to strangle the continent By Abayomi Azikiwe Libya 360° There has been no substantial discussion within the context of primary debates and capitalist party platforms related to Washington’s foreign policy towards Africa. Although people of African descent in the United States constitute the…

Cuba’s Ongoing Resistance to US Ideological War

“War is being waged on us to dominate our thinking, let us fight it by the power of thinking.” – José Martí By Arnold August Despite thawing relations, Cubans are still resisting the Obama administration’s subversive policy towards the island Before leaving Montreal for Havana in March 2016 to cover Obama’s trip to Havana, I…

Brazil: The Empire of Chaos and Their Hybrid War Hyenas

By Pepe Escobar Soon after the impeachment motion against President Dilma Rousseff was approved in the Brazilian Congress by what I chose to call Hybrid War hyenas, President-in-Waiting Michel «Brutus» Temer, one of the coup’s articulators, dispatched a senator to Washington as special paperboy to deliver the news on the coup in progress. The senator…

Venezuela’s Supreme Court Strikes a Blow to the Impunity of Liberal Terror

By LUCAS KOERNER Last week, the Venezuelan Supreme Court blocked the extremely controversial Amnesty Law passed by the country’s opposition-controlled legislature, which would have pardoned scores of right-wing leaders convicted of violent political crimes. The bill is applicable to all manner of felonies and misdemeanors committed since January 1, 1999, including “damage to the national electrical system”, “violence or…

Bay of Pigs, the CIA’s Biggest Fiasco, 55 Years Later

Upon learning of the invasion, the Cuban people rose up to defend their revolution and oust the CIA mercenaries. teleSUR Between April 17 and 19 of 1961, a force of Cuban mercenaries, led by the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency tried to invade the Caribbean nation of Cuba. Within three days the attempt failed disastrously, with…

Psychological Warfare and Self-Parody at the New York Times

By Tortilla con Sal Most people interested in getting a true and fair view of foreign affairs realize they stand little chance of finding it in the New York Times. For a long time now, most people interested in getting a true and fair view of foreign affairs have realized they stand little chance of…

What Fidel Said, and Why It Matters for Earth Day

Fidel Castro: Brother Obama By Susan Babbitt Much was made of Fidel Castro’s response to Obama’s Cuba visit, but its content was largely ignored. Castro said the world doesn’t possess the knowledge or the conscience to deal with current crises. He mentioned that Cuba possesses “spiritual wealth” gained through “education, science and culture”. His point…