Canada Is Not a Welcoming Country for Refugees

By Jillian Kestler-D’Amours Wearing a fur-trim hat and winter gloves, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police officer smiled widely at the young child in his arms, dressed in a grey toque, pink hoodie, and snow-covered boots. A second officer stood behind them, reaching out to help two more, bundled-up youngsters and a woman across the snowy embankment….

Venezuela: Revisiting the Right-Wing Assassination Campaign “The Exit”

Three years ago, barbed wire beheaded motorcyclist in subversive plan “The Exit” AVN On February 22, 2014, ten days had gone by since the beginning of the subversive plan “The Exit,” led by opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez. During that period, the Exit –as the coup plot was called– already included seven murders. One of the…

Standing Rock One of Multiple Pipeline Construction Projects Underway

By Alleen Brown UNDER ORDERS FROM President Donald Trump, the Army Corps of Engineers on February 7 approved a final easement allowing Energy Transfer Partners to drill under the Missouri River near the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in North Dakota. Construction has restarted, and lawyers for the company say it could take as little as 30 days…

Guarimba Victims Pursue New Charges Against Leopoldo Lopez as Opposition Marches

From 2014 Violent Barricades to Venezuelan Assembly Right-Wing Venezuela’s Right Wing Confesses to 17 years of Political Delinquency Victims of the Guarimbas march in Caracas. (Zurimar Campos/AVN) By Rachael Boothroyd Rojas Venezuela’s Committee of Victims of the Guarimba petitioned the Attorney General’s office to pursue new charges against right-wing politician Leopoldo Lopez on Saturday, marking the…

The Did-You-Talk-to-Russians Witch Hunt

By Robert Parry In the anti-Russian frenzy sweeping American politics and media, Democrats, liberals and mainstream pundits are calling for an investigative body that could become a new kind of House Un-American Activities Committee to hunt down Americans who have communicated with Russians. The proposed commission would have broad subpoena powers to investigate alleged connections…

Trump is Merely the Visible Face of a Murderous System

Fascist America: The Issue is Not Trump, It’s Us Antifa Worldwide: A Brief History of International Antifascism First, They Shot the Anarchists… Long Term Resistance: Fighting Trump and Liberal Co-option Trump is just the visible face of a murderous system. And within this system, Right and Left work together… Its Going Down So far, the…

Venezuela: Trump’s ‘Regime Change’ Agenda

The U.S. government’s targeting of Venezuela’s vice president is just the latest episode in ongoing attempts to subvert Venezuela n democracy.Vice President Tareck El Aissami of Venezuela in Caracas this month. By Joe Emersberger Based on allegations of drug trafficking, the U.S. government has added Venezuelan Vice President Tareck El Aissami to its list of…

Trump and the Planned Fragmentation of Palestine

By Ramona Wadi Cuba-Network in Defense of Humanity In between the bouts of ridiculing Donald Trump’s communication skills, whether in the spoken word or Twitter outbursts, it would perhaps be better to contemplate the decline in the prospects for Palestine and Palestinians for what it really is. We are witnessing the culmination of decades of…

The Context of Trump’s Vile Aggression Against Venezuela

A man sits in front of a mural in Caracas, Venezuela | Photo: Reuters On Monday, the U.S. launched its latest diplomatic attack on Venezuela by officially putting Vice President Tareck El Aissami on a sanctions list reserved for “drug kingpins” without offering any evidence or issuing any criminal charges. Venezuela was quick to respond,…

Fascism, the Safety Pin and the Swastika

Shuja Haider If you had read in early 2016 about a National Policy Institute conference on the theme of “Identity Politics,” you might have assumed it was an innocent gathering of progressives. If you had attended, you would have been in for an unpleasant surprise. The National Policy Institute is an organization of white nationalists,…

The “Battle of Stalingrad” Will Take Place in Ecuador

Atilio Borón Cuba-Network in Defense of Humanity On Sunday 19 a lovely and beautiful country of South America will be the scenery of a decisive “battle of Stalingrad”. The Russian city is remembered as the place where World War II had its decisive turnaround. If Stalingrad felt, allied forces would have been destroyed by the…