Venezuela Newslinks 11 May 2019

11 May 2019 — The New Dark Age

There may be some duplication due to cross-posting

‘Turnkey Tyranny’ on the Streets of Washington
https://williambowles.info/2019/05/11/turnkey-tyranny-on-the-streets-of-washington/

Distorting ‘Democracy’ in Venezuela Coverage By Gregory Shupak
https://williambowles.info/2019/05/11/distorting-democracy-in-venezuela-coverage-by-gregory-shupak/

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Misled again by the arbiters of anti-semitism By Jonathan Cook

11 May 2019 — Jonathan Cook

British comedian David Schneider has become one of the more influential public figures on social media seeking to arbitrate what constitutes anti-semitism. Compared to TV show host Rachel Riley, or even Guardian columnist Jonathan Freedland, Schneider is an exemplar of moderation and rationality. But, to be honest, the bar has been set pretty low in recent years.

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‘Turnkey Tyranny’ on the Streets of Washington

9 May 2019 — Consortium News

We are at the point Edward Snowden described as “turnkey tyranny.”And on Wednesday night the key was turned a bit more dramatically. Ray McGovern explains.

By Ray McGovern

Gerry Condon, President of Veterans For Peace, was bloodied and “taken to ground,” on Wednesday night for trying to get food to people inside the Venezuelan Embassy in Washington. The activists inside, some of whom have lived in the embassy for weeks with permission from the Venezuelan government, are protecting the premises from protestors who support the self-declared president Juan Guaido.

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Distorting ‘Democracy’ in Venezuela Coverage By Gregory Shupak

10 May 2019 — FAIR

Distorting ‘Democracy’ in Venezuela Coverage

Writing of the failed US-sponsored coup attempt in Venezuela on April 30, Uri Friedman of The Atlantic (5/1/19) referred to the Venezuelan branch of the coup as Juan “Guaidó’s pro-democracy movement.” The logical contradiction could scarcely be more pronounced: A wave of Friedman’s wand transforms a political force seeking the military overthrow of Venezuela’s elected government into a “pro-democracy movement.”

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John Pilger Interview: The wars on Julian Assange and Venezuela: It’s the same assailant

10 May 2019 — ABC

In this interview with the Australian Broadcasting Commission, John Pilger discusses the issue of political and media disinformation that blights Julian Assange and Venezuela and whose source they – and much of the world – share as a common enemy.

Guest: John Pilger, journalist and film-maker
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Government Now Implicitly Accepts Liability for 72 Deaths in Grenfell Tower, West London By Hans Stehling

10 May 2019 — Global Research

After two years of denial, evasion and procrastination, this government has finally accepted ultimate responsibility for the atrocity of multiple deaths in Grenfell Tower, North Kensington, West London on 14th June 2017.

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Video: 5G Apocalypse, The Imminent Dangers

10 May 2019 — Global Research

What is 5G? We need to know the dangers of this technology

A full length documentary by Sacha Stone exposing the 5G existential threat to humanity in a way we never imagined possible!

Scientists, environmental groups, medical doctors and citizens around the world are appealing to all governments to halt telecommunications companies’ deployment of 5G (fifth generation) wireless networks, which they call “an experiment on humanity and the environment that is defined as a crime under international law.”

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