Eva Golinger: Which Way Venezuela?

By Eva Golinger and Michael Albert Michael Albert interviews attorney and journalist, Eva Golinger, on the ongoing destabilization attempts against the Venezuelan government and US involvement. 1. How do you understand the motives of the Venezuelan opposition, and of their support from the US? The Venezuelan opposition is led by an elite, super-rich class that…

FARC-EP: In Solidarity with Venezuela

With feelings of Bolivarian brotherhood, the FARC-EP expresses its solidarity with the Venezuelan Bravo Pueblo (Brave People) and the government of President Nicolás Maduro, at a time when the global extreme right is unleashing a fierce interventionist attack, expressed mainly in continuous coup attempts and permanent large-scale acts of economic sabotage. The plan to overthrow…

Ecuador to Lead UN Committee on Decolonization

The United Nation Special Committee on Decolonization or C-24, reelected Ecuador to head up the entity devoted to the issue of decolonization. The South American country will be represented by its ambassador to the UN, Xavier Lasso. Cuba, Sierra Leone and Indonesia will share the vice-chair role. According to official figures, 17 Non-Self-Governing Territories (NSGTs)…

The Assassination of Greece

By James Petras Introduction The Greek government is currently locked in a life and death struggle with the elite which dominate the banks and political decision-making centers of the European Union. What are at stake are the livelihoods of 11 million Greek workers, employees and small business people and the viability of the European Union.…

Ukrainegate: NATO Weapons for Truce

By Oriental Review Initially it seemed surprising that on the first day of the negotiations marathon in Minsk a bill to “provide lethal weapons to the Government of Ukraine in order to defend itself against Russian-backed rebel separatists in eastern Ukraine” would be introduced in the US Congress. However, it soon became clear that its…