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American Gov’t, NGOs Fuel and Fund Hong Kong Anti-Extradition Protests

    American Gov’t, NGOs Fuel and Fund Hong Kong Anti-Extradition Protests

HONG KONG — Protesters in Hong Kong attempted to storm the parliament on Tuesday in opposition to an amendment to the autonomous territory’s extradition law with mainland China. The protest’s messaging and the groups associated with it, however, raise a number of questions about just how organic the movement is. Some of the groups involved…

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The Making of Juan Guaido: How the US Regime Change Laboratory Created Venezuela’s Coup Leader

    The Making of Juan Guaido: How the US Regime Change Laboratory Created Venezuela’s Coup Leader

GrayZone Project — Before the fateful day of January 22, fewer than one in five Venezuelans had heard of Juan Guaidó. Only a few months ago, the 35-year-old was an obscure character in a politically marginal far-right group closely associated with gruesome acts of street violence. Even in his own party, Guaidó had been a mid-level figure in…

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The US Govt’s Obsession with – and Lies about Nicaragua

    The US Govt’s Obsession with – and Lies about Nicaragua

The intense focus on the “ills” of Nicaragua completely misses the deep issues of continued US intervention – imperial neocolonialism – into the sovereign lives of other countries, as here with Nicaragua. Whether you love or hate Daniel Ortega and Rosario Murillo, their personalities and personal lives are not the issue, whatsoever. For us Americans…

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The National Endowment for Democracy Regime Change Playbook

    The National Endowment for Democracy Regime Change Playbook

During a recent congressional hearing, the heads of three influential non-profit organizations that operate in numerous countries around the world revealed the subtle ways in which the United States meddles in the internal affairs of other countries by playing what the officials called “the long game.” The three officials—Carl Gershman, Daniel Twining, and Kenneth Wollack—told Congress about…

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