by Patrice Greanville
We have often pointed in these pages the absolutely repulsive and underhanded role played by the empire’s court jesters, notably Stephen Colbert (CBS), Bill Maher (HBO), John Oliver (HBO), under review here, plus a fairly crowded stable of lesser figures, all of whom, sitting on their lavishly paid corporate-furnished perches, expertly combine cheap laughs with imperial propaganda, a fact which routinely translates into malicious defamation of any person or nation defying Washington’s diktats or straying from rapacious capitalism. It’s also noteworthy that most of these comedians are mainstream liberals, usually vocally supporting Democrat party honchos. (1)(2)Read More »
The August 14 New York Times reported that the threat by Donald Trump to use the US military against the government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has brought together Latin American leaders, divided on other things, in opposition to US intervention. Along the way, reporter Nicholas Casey cites a regional expert who says, “An often ugly history of US interventions is vividly remembered in Latin America — even as we in the US have forgotten.” Which the Times followed thus:Read More »
2016 US election was full of “lies & farces”, says China
Wall Street spent $2bn to influence US elections, says a report from US
A Journal of People report
The 2016 US presidential election was full of “lies and farces” and was driven by “power-for-money deals,” which in itself was sign of “hypocritical nature of US democracy,” said a report by a Chinese government agency. The China government report is on human rights in the United States.
The annual report released by the China’s State Council Information Office said:
“In 2016, money politics and power-for-money deals controlled the presidential election, which was full of lies and farces.”
The report has been circulated by China’s news agency Xinhua. Read More »
REPRIEVE | 30 June, 2016
WASHINGTON – Ahead of an announcement from the White House on civilian casualties from drone strikes, expected as early as tomorrow (Friday July 1st), international human rights organization Reprieve has released a report demonstrating how the Administration’s previous statements on the issue have proved to be false.
From CIA Director John Brennan’s June 2011 assertion that “there hasn’t been a single collateral death” to President Obama’s claim that strikes only take place when there is “near certainty” that civilians won’t be killed, the Administration’s statements, both on record and off, have been undermined by Government leaks and independent assessments.Read More »
venezuelanalysis.com | 21 June, 2016
Deputy Director of Foreign Ministry Information Department Hua Chunying (South China Morning Post).
Los Angeles, June 21, 2016 (venezuelanalysis.com) – The Chinese government denied rumors Tuesday that it engaged in dialogue with the Venezuelan opposition to discuss debt payments in a post-Maduro scenario.
The deputy director of the Chinese Foreign Ministry’s Information Department, Hua Chunying, made the official declaration during a press conference.
“[The dialogue] does not exist at all,” Chunying confirmRead More »