US Master Plan to Destroy Bolivarian Venezuela

30 April 2019 — Internationalist 360° – 

A sinister plan is underway, its objective: to destroy Bolivarian Venezuela. The details of this project appear meticulously specified in a secret document dated February 23, 2018, that bears the signature of Admiral Kurt Walter Tidd, current commander-in-chief of the U.S. Southern Command.

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Media Lens: 40,000 Dead Venezuelans Under US Sanctions: Corporate Media Turn A Blind Eye

30 April 2019 — Media Lens

A new report on April 25 by a respected think tank has estimated that US sanctions imposed on Venezuela in August 2017 have caused around 40,000 deaths. This atrocity has been almost entirely blanked by the British ‘mainstream’ media, including BBC News. Additional sanctions imposed in January 2019 are likely to lead to tens of thousands of further deaths.

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‘Traitor troops’ stage coup attempt in Venezuela – VP

30 April 2019 — RT

‘Traitor troops’ stage coup attempt in Venezuela – VP

A military member throws a tear gas canister near the Generalisimo Francisco de Miranda Airbase “La Carlota”, in Caracas, Venezuela April 30, 2019. ©REUTERS / Carlos Garcia Rawlins

A group of Venezuelan soldiers seized part of a Caracas neighborhood in support of a right-wing coup, the country’s vice president said after the opposition’s self-proclaimed ‘interim president’ declared a military uprising.

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Briefing note on the final report of the OPCW Fact-Finding Mission on the alleged chemical attack in Douma in April 2018

30 April 2019 — Working Group on Syria, Propaganda and Media


This briefing note reviews the Final Report of the OPCW Fact-Finding Mission on the alleged chemical attack in Douma on 7 April 2018, released on 1 March 2019. We focus on the methods and the conduct of the investigation.

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Orientalism and the Myth of Independence By Shahzada Rahim

30 April 2019 — Off Guardian

In the nineteenth century more half of the world was colonized by the European imperial powers and according to historians like Eric Hobsbawm, it was the peak century of western colonialism in Africa and Asia: the largest continents by population. Moreover, the very industrial heydays across Europe were the result of colonization, that provided cheap labor, raw material and other resources for the industrial boom.

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50,000 Palestinian Children Imprisoned by Israeli Kangaroo Courts Since 1967 By Whitney Webb

29 April 2019 — Mint Press

While Israel’s government often touts itself as the “only democracy” in the Middle East, it is also the only government in the entire world that detains children through military courts with a near 100 percent conviction rate, something that even Saudi Arabia does not do.

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The Damning Briefing note of the OPCW Fact-Finding Mission on the chemical attack in Douma, Syria

30 April 2019 — True Publica

The Damning Briefing note of the OPCW Fact-Finding Mission on the chemical attack in Douma, Syria

If you are not up to date with what happened in Douma, or its significance, read Robert Fisk’s report via The Independent entitled – The search for truth in the rubble of Douma.

Then read the following briefing note by the Working Group on Syria, Propaganda and Media below.

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Media Cheer Assange’s Arrest By Alan MacLeod

18 April, 2019 — FAIR

Bloomberg depiction of Julian Assange (photo: Jack Taylor/Getty Images Europe)

Julian Assange was arrested inside the Ecuadorian embassy in London on April 11. The Australian-born co-founder of Wikileaks had been trapped in the building since 2012 after taking refuge there. He was immediately found guilty of failing to surrender to a British court, and was taken to Belmarsh prison. An extradition to the United States is widely seen as imminent by corporate media, who have, by and large, strongly approved of these events.