Venezuela Newslinks 26-27 February 2019

27 February 2019 17:45 — The New Dark Age

There may be some duplication due to cross-posting

Bombshell! Trump Era Over As Legalienate’s Editors Proclaim Themselves “Rightful Democratic Rulers” of U.S.
https://dissidentvoice.org/2019/02/bombshell-trump-era-over-as-legalienates-editors-proclaim-themselves-rightful-democratic-rulers-of-u-s/

The War on Venezuela
https://dissidentvoice.org/2019/02/the-war-on-venezuela/

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Psychopathic US Senator Openly Calls for Maduro to Suffer Gaddafi’s Fate Caitlin JOHNSTONE

26 February 2019 — medium.com

Influential US Senator and 2016 presidential candidate Marco Rubio has tweeted a blatant death threat and incitement of violence against Venezuelan president Nicolás Maduro. As of this writing the post has 13 thousand shares and counting.

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Media Lens: ‘We Don’t Do Propaganda’

27 February 2019 — Media Lens

Earlier this month, Dutch historian Rutger Bregman, author of ‘Utopia For Realists’, was interviewed by the high-profile Fox News presenter Tucker Carlson. During a panel discussion at the World Economic Forum in Davos in Janary, Bregman had bluntly told billionaires that they should stop avoiding taxes and pay their fair share:

‘We gotta be talking about taxes. That’s it. Taxes, taxes, taxes. All the rest is bullshit, in my opinion.’

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Britain: Corbyn, no more concessions! By Adam Booth

27 February 2019 — In Defence of Marxism

Jeremy Corbyn has promised the possibility of a second referendum in an attempt to pacify the Blairites. But such compromises will only embolden the Labour right wing. These careerists must instead be shown the door.Brexit is beginning to take its toll on Britain’s political parties. Both Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn are desperately attempting to hold their parties together in the face of irreconcilable divisions. But neither leader will be able to appease their rebels. Splits and shocks are the order of the day.

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Socialism and the case for expropriation

27 February 2019 — WSWS

“Socialism is back in fashion,” declares the cover story of this week’s Economist, the British weekly newspaper founded 176 years ago. Despite proclamations of the “end of history” following the dissolution of the Soviet Union, the newspaper roots the “remarkable” growth of popular support for socialism in decades of growing social inequality.

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