Granma | October 11, 2019
[Editorial Note: Journal of People posts this speech considering its significance]
Lenin famously quipped that capitalists would happily sell anyone the rope with which to hang them. The revolutionary leader was obviously betting on the fact that for the big industrialists profits always came first, way ahead of principles, and even at the risk of their own lives. In the midst of a large (second) insidious color revolution against China, this time anchored in Hong Kong, a test of such ideas is under way, as major American firms begin to realise that their eagerness to support America’s Deep State and its hybrid war against China may come at a high price. As NYT technology editor Jack Nicas reports, Apple, which, like many tech giants, had already jumped onto the “pro-democracy” propaganda wagon without thinking much about the possible consequences, (the firm furnished the Hong Kong rioters with an app [“HKmap.live”] to track police movements), is now beating a quick retreat, as Tim Cook, the company’s chief honcho, sheepishly eats double portions of humble pie in order to preserve Apple’s enormously profitable foothold in mainland China:Read More »
U.S. President Donald Trump is facing troubling time in his Turkey-game. His political allies and opponents are furious. Embarrassing sounds are being heard in Washington D.C. while the Democratic leaders walked out of a meeting with Trump on Syria.
Media reports from Washington D.C. said:
Congressional Democrats walked out of a White House meeting on Syria Wednesday, claiming President Trump was demeaning to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.Read More »
Blumenthal also recounts his recent reporting trip to Venezuela, where he witnessed the impact of US economic warfare and the Venezuelan people’s defiant resistance.
Guest: Max Blumenthal, Senior Editor of The Grayzone and author of several books, including his latest, “The Management of Savagery.”Read More »
“Activist groups and members of the opposition reminded President Evo Morales that his policy of expanding the agricultural frontier to favor the country’s agribusinesses and ranchers is the cause of the environmental disaster,” wrote the opposition daily Página Siete, attributing responsibility to Bolivian President Evo Morales for the burning of 500,000 hectares of the Chiquitania Forest, located in the department of Santa Cruz.