Amid Russiagate Hysteria, US Interferes in Elections in Venezuela & Latin America

by Timothy Gill

Venezuelanalysis.com | March 21, 2018

US Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, shakes hands with Colombian President Santos during a recent tour of the region (AFP)
US Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, shakes hands with Colombian President Santos during a recent tour of the region (AFP)

Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election stunned many Americans. But it shouldn’t have. This interference was consistent with the way that both the U.S. and Russia have behaved for decades. Many thought the end of the Cold War marked the end of such acts. But it didn’t — on either side.

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Can the Monroe Doctrine triumph in the 21st century?

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Granma | March 20, 2018

Photo: Granma

Can the United States achieve its current goals to dominate Latin America and the Caribbean with a doctrine based on principles from the 19th century?

Although many of us would like to answer this question with a resounding “No!” and insist that our region is well prepared to defend itself against the 1823 pretensions of President James Monroe, with his “America for Americans” -which must be understood as “America for the United States”- it would be a serious mistake to underestimate the risks.
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Trump hired company that stole personal data from 50 million Americans

by John Wojcik

People’s World | March 21, 2018

Trump hired company that stole personal data from 50 million Americans

Now supsended Cambridge Analytica CEO Alexander Nix. | AP

The steady stream of Trump administration and campaign crimes worsens by the day, with the latest Cambridge Analytica controversy exposing to the world that the Trump campaign hired a company that stole and manipulated data from up to 50 million American Facebook users in an attempt to change the outcome of the 2016 election.Read More »

Rebellion and revolution from 1968 to 2018

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