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To End Collective and Cruel Punishment, Biden Must Go Further on Sanctions Relief

As the Biden administration conducts its review of sanctions, the clock is ticking for millions of people suffering from these callous policies in Iran, Venezuela, and elsewhere.

Hanieh Jodat Barnes ·

Biden Urged to Embrace Top Democrat's Call to End Deadly US Sanctions Against Venezuela

"The terrible suffering and death that Venezuela has experienced in recent years is overwhelmingly a result of economic collapse and deprivation caused by U.S. sanctions."

Kenny Stancil ·

'A Crime': Venezuela Says US Sanctions Disrupting Payments to Vaccine-Sharing Facility

"The message from the U.S. is clear," said one progressive critic: "the 'global health' system is our geopolitical weapon."

Brett Wilkins ·

IG Report Finds Trump Aid to Venezuela Was Aimed at Toppling Maduro

"This was incredibly obvious at the time, but it's shocking to see the details," said one U.S. journalist and author. 

Brett Wilkins ·

The Capitol Raid and Pandemic Can Help US Empathize With Venezuelans

For Venezuelans, there is no one "January 6." There are at least half a dozen.

Leonardo Flores ·

Faith Groups Part of Human Rights Coalition Urging Biden to Ease Sanctions Amid Pandemic

"For too long, the United States has reflexively relied on suffocating, broad-based sanctions with absolutely no regard for their impact on everyday people."

Brett Wilkins ·

The Ongoing Calamity: US Collective Punishment of the Venezuelan People Must End

Washington's agenda in Venezuela has unmistakably failed, and no amount of additional sanctions is likely to change the political outcome.

Ramzy Baroud ·

How Endless Wars Abroad Helped Spark the January 6 Attack at Home

What once might have seemed improbable for our democracy to suffer suddenly became a reality, one that had long been experienced by so many other peoples at our hands.

Kevin Tillman ·

UN Rebuke of Crushing US Sanctions on Venezuela Met With Stunning Silence

By omitting the devastating impact of sanctions, corporate media attribute sole responsibility for economic and humanitarian conditions to the Venezuelan government.

John McEvoy ·

Citing 'Moral and Public Health Imperative,' Progressive Lawmakers Press Biden on Sanctions Relief

The 27 Democrats called for "much-needed and overdue changes to the way we use sanctions as a foreign policy tool."

Brett Wilkins ·

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