Black Agenda Report 25 January 2019: Lessons From the LA Teachers Strike; Bernie Sanders vs Kamala the Jailer and Her Corporate Backers; Freedom…

25 January 2019 — Black Agenda Report

Some Early Lessons From the Los Angeles Teacher Strike 

– Bruce A. Dixon , BAR managing editor
Los Angeles wasn’t West Virgina, or Oklahoma or Arizona. LA Teachers prepared months and years in advance and used deep organizing techniques to prepare their members and communities for the crisis

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Venezuela Newslinks 24-25 January 2019

25 January 2019 — The New Dark Age

Updated: 19:45

UK government goes full-on colonial with a dose of mind-boggling bulls**t

Expert certain Maduro can prevent US military intervention in Venezuela

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Palestinians in Israel face uncertain political future amid Joint List split By Jonathan Cook

25 January 2019 — Jonathan Cook

Analysts warn that breakup of faction risks Palestinian citizens of Israel staying home – bolstering the right in April’s ballot

Middle East Eye – 25 January 2019

A political coalition representing Israel’s Palestinian minority – currently the third biggest faction in the Israeli parliament, the Knesset – has been plunged into crisis by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s decision to call for a surprise general election for April.

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US-Led Efforts to Overthrow Maduro Spurred by Business Interests, Not Democracy By Stephen Gowans

24 January 2019 — What’s Left

The US-led and coordinated intervention to overthrow Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro by recognizing Juan Guaidó, the leader of Venezuela’s National Assembly as the interim president, has nothing whatever to do with restoring democracy in Venezuela (which was never overturned) and everything to do with promoting US business interests.

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Regime Change and Speakers of the Legislature: Nancy Pelosi vs. Juan Guaido, Self-Proclaimed President of Venezuela By Prof Michel Chossudovsky

25 January 2019 — Global Research

The President (Speaker) of the Venezuelan National Assembly and leader of the majority party (Democratic Unity Roundtable)  Juan Guaido has been endorsed as (self-proclaimed) interim president of Venezuela by President Trump in the name of democracy:
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Juan Guaido: Imperial Point Man for a Venezuelan Civil War By Jim Carey

25 January 2019 — Strategic Culture Foundation

Now that the latest term of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has started and the western powers and their proxies refuse to recognize the Bolivarian government, the imperial states are in a mad dash to find a new face for the Venezuelan opposition. Now it seems that man has been found and the race is on, with state after state anointing the 35-year-old engineer Juan Guaidó.

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US Regime Change in Venezuela: The Documented Evidence By Tony Cartalucci

25 January 2019 — Land Destroyer

The Latin American nation of Venezuela faces dangerous destabilization with the United States and its allies having recognized opposition figure Juan Guaido as “president” and declaring actual Venezuelan president – Nicolas Maduro – no longer recognized.

In response, President Maduro has demanded US diplomatic personnel to leave the country.

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Russia, China, India and Iran: The Magic Quadrant That is Changing the World By Federico PIERACCINI

25 January 2019 — Strategic Culture Foundation

With the end of the unipolar moment, which saw Washington dominate international relations, the richest and most powerful Eurasian countries are beginning to organize themselves into alliance structures and agreements that aim to facilitate trade, development and cooperation.

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Venezuela – The U.S. Game Plan And How To Respond To It

24 January 2019 — Moon of Alabama

Yesterday the U.S. recognized a right-wing ‘leader of the opposition’ in Venezuela Juan Guaido as the president of the country. A number of right-wing led countries in South America joint in that move. Cuba, Bolivia and Mexico rejected it. Russia, China, Iran and Turkey continue to support the the government of the elected President Nicolas Maduro and spoke out against the coup attempt. The European Union has no united opinion with the neo-liberal led France being pro-coup and Spain standing against it.

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