Covert Action Props Up U.S.-Polish Axis Against Belarus: A Deep Dive into Far-Right Regime-Change Activists and their Backers

Covert Action Magazine FOIA Research[Source: dailypioneer.com] In Western mainstream media, the current protests in Belarus are portrayed as a natural development, in which the country’s peaceful citizens are finally standing up against an aging dictator clinging to power after the allegedly fraudulent August 9th elections. However, with a closer look at the people and entities…

The Hidden History of Canada’s Influence and Interference in Guyana

Yves Engler Components of a wheel excavator used to move sand onto conveyor belts at one of Alcan’s bauxite mines near MacKenzie, British Guyana. Photo by Henry Hamilton/Flickr. Reflecting an extreme imbalance in power, people in Guyana are well informed about Canadian activity in their country, but our media seldom mentions the small nation on…

Canada’s Regime Change Efforts in Nicaragua Rife with Hypocrisy

Yves Engler Canada is supporting US efforts to overthrow Nicaragua’s government. A recently leaked USAID document highlights “the breadth and complexity of the US government’s plan to interfere in Nicaragua’s internal affairs up to and after its presidential election in 2021.” The stated aim is to replace president Daniel Ortega with “a government committed to…

Berta Cáceres in Her Own Words

Asís Castellanos and Adrienne Pine Berta Cáceres, photo provided by Silvio Carrillo and used with permission of COPINH. Much of what has been written about Lenca/Honduran activist Berta Cáceres has focused on her identifications as an Indigenous woman and as an environmentalist. While neither is false, those two facts alone paint an anemic picture of…

The Canadian Bandera Network

Moss Robeson 2017 Convention of the League of Ukrainian Canadians and League of Ukrainian Canadian Women, Ukrainian Cultural Center, Etobicoke, Ontario. Sitting front and center (wearing the blue tie) is Stefan Romaniw, international leader of the Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists-Bandera. On the far-right is a portrait of the World War 2-era Ukrainian fascist leader and…

Blood On Their Hands: The Human Cost of Foreign Support for Bolsonaro

Brasil Wire At the time of publication, June 23, 2020, Brazil has just passed the grim marker of 50 thousand confirmed Covid-19 deaths. Estimates generated from the Notary Public system’s obituary reports suggest that real mortality figures are closer to 85,000, and a nationwide study in which a representative sample of 25,000 people in 90…

Azov International and the Global “Intermarium Revival”

Dave Emory The Azov flag (center) flanked by NATO (left) and Nazi  (right) flags In numerous programs, we have noted international networking between the Ukrainian Nazi Azov Battalion and elements around the world: Azov is part of the “Intermarium Revival” that is seen as using Nazification of the Ukraine “pivot point” as a springboard for…

The Violence of Non-Violence: Canadian Sanctions Policy in Times of Covid-19

Claudia Chaufan and Maria Victor Paez Both at its birth, and later in the paradigmatic Alma Ata declaration, the WHO established a human right to health which required not only access to health care but the satisfaction of a broad range of human needs, such as appropriate nutrition, adequate housing, and personal safety. Decades later…

North Americans Call for Cooperation with Cuba in #SavingLives Campaign

Struggle – La Lucha For immediate release April 29, 2020 ‘Why not in the U.S. and Canada?’ North Americans call for cooperation with Cuba in #SavingLives Campaign The U.S.-Cuba-Canada Collaboration to Fight Covid-19 announced today more than two hundred medical professionals, academics, elected officials and concerned multi-country residents endorsed a statement calling for medical, clinical…

Ideology is Depriving Canadians of COVID Medical Treatment While Absurdly Punishing Cubans, Venezuelans, Palestinians and Others

Pierre LeBlanc Cuba’s Recombinant Human Interferon Alpha 2b used with success to treat Covid-19 The world has gone amok. In fact, the world has been amok for decades, but COVID-19 has laid bare for all to see the pretenses, political fairytales, socio-economic and geopolitical travesties and bloodletting of the uber-powerful. It also provides the ideological…