All Articles on Hugo Chávez

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Bolsonaro: A Monster Engineered by Our Corporate Media
Despite their professed concern, the plutocrats and their media spokespeople much prefer a far-right populist like Trump or Bolsonaro to a populist leader of the genuine left
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Laughter should have followed the rest of his speech, but it did not. Many of the delegates found it a dangerous speech, a belligerent speech with U.S. guns focused on Iran and Venezuela. (Photo: Screenshot) Views
The World Laughed at Donald Trump
But the rest of his speech is a serious threat to world order and peace
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'All Options on the Table, Every One': Trump Doubles-Down on Overthrowing Maduro in Venezuela
"Of course, because it isn't his family that's going to die, it's easy for [Trump] to promote violence and the assassination of leaders in a country."
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There is similar mistrust of Facebook, with only 20 percent of Americans agreeing social media sites do a good job separating fact from fiction. (Photo: FAIR) Views
Facebook’s New Propaganda Partners
That a single corporation has such a monopoly over the flow of worldwide news is already problematic, but the increasing meshing of corporate and US government control over the means of communication is particularly worrying
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The latest sign of resistance comes from Mexico, where decades of neoliberalism and a failed and devastating U.S.-backed drug war spurred the landslide victory of a left-wing candidate for the first time in the country’s contemporary history.(Photo: Mexico's incoming president Andrés Manuel López Obrador/ Getty) Views
Is Latin America Still the U.S.’s ‘Backyard’?
In fact, U.S. administrations have been pursuing roughly the same agenda in Latin America since at least the early 20th century: maintaining U.S. hegemony throughout the region
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"López Obrador has promised to launch a public-works program to employ 2.3 million young people and to raise pensions for the elderly." (Photo by Pedro Mera/Getty Images) Views
In Wake of AMLO Victory, US Media Fear Chavismo and Hope for ‘Business-Friendly’ Change
The neoliberal capitalist catechism also manifests itself by maligning those who have challenged its doctrines with any degree of success
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President elect of Mexico, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador speaks during the celebration event, at the end of the Mexico 2018 Presidential Election on July 1, 2018 in Mexico City, Mexico. Views
AMLO Presidente! A New Era for Mexico?
The path forward will not be easy, but the newly-elected president's victory is rightly seen as an inspiring development for a more progressive and visionary nation
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Trump Is Gutting the National Endowment for Democracy, and That’s a Good Thing
Though he's probably doing it for none of the right reasons, it may just be the best foreign policy decision he's ever made
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The Battle for Venezuela and Its Oil
Despire the public battles between the New York Times and President Donald Trump, the two seem to be on a similar page about the unfolding crisis in Venezuela. Last week, the administration announced it had “designated” President Nicolas Maduro and other Venezuelan officials, freezing their U.S...
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Venezuela Needs Negotiation to Avoid Civil War, Not Trump-Supported "Regime Change"
There is a real risk Venezuela's current strife could escalate into civil war.
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