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Conjuring Up the Next Depression

by JBB — last modified Sep 18, 2018 08:09 AM
This manufactured financial tsunami will transform the United States, already a failed democracy, into an authoritarian police state. Life will become very cheap, especially for the vulnerable—undocumented workers, Muslims, poor people of color, girls and women, anti-capitalist and anti-imperialist critics branded as agents of foreign powers—who will be demonized and persecuted for the collapse. The elites, in a desperate bid to cling to their unchecked power and obscene wealth, will disembowel what is left of the United States. | By Chris Hedges

Stop Talking About Coups

by JBB — last modified Sep 18, 2018 08:02 AM
Gabriel Hetland | Jacobin | It’s really very simple: the US has absolutely no right to meddle in the affairs of Venezuela, in any way, shape, or form.

Maduro’s Beijing visit spooks a U.S. plotting Venezuela’s isolation

by JBB — last modified Sep 18, 2018 08:01 AM
"Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro received a rare yet exceedingly warm welcome Thursday as he landed in Beijing, where the oft-maligned leader and target of U.S.-spearheaded regime-change efforts will discuss new ways in which his government and the People’s Republic of China can deepen their relations and strengthen their long-running ties."
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