Biden Sanctions Nicaragua (Again)

Thursday, 27 October 2022 — MintPress News

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On Monday, President Joe Biden announced new sanctions on Nicaragua’s state-owned mining enterprises. Revenue from these mining operations funds Nicaragua’s social welfare programs. The move comes less than 2 weeks before President Daniel Ortega’s Sandinista party is expected to secure major victories in local elections.

Last year, days before Ortega’s re-election, the U.S. imposed sanctions on Nicaragua to intimidate voters into abandoning the Sandinista party. Twitter and Facebook also banned dozens of Nicaraguan activists, influencers, and journalists under the guise of removing botnets.

The War that NATO cannot Fight

Thursday, 27 October 2022 — The van says…

It may not (officially) be happening yet, but that’s not to say that it won’t in the future


From the outset, the current conflict being waged in the Ukraine has been NATO’s war against the East. Washington and its allies know as well as anyone that a resurgent Russia as well as a China that becomes more powerful by the day present a clear and present danger to a West that is sitting on a precipice of its own making. In this article, we will examine certain potential events from the author’s perspective between NATO and the East, these being a continuation of the commitments that have already been made by the Western establishment.
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Ukraine News Links 26-27 October 2022

Thursday, 27 October 2022 — The New Dark Age

How U.S. & Allies Increasingly Rely Upon Theft To Conquer The Rest Of The World

Pakistan Coup Regime Bans Imran Khan, Dissidents Killed

NATO In The Amazon: Petro Plays With Fire

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We Need a New Trade Union of the Poor Rooted in the Global South: The Forty-Third Newsletter (2022)

Thursday, 27 October 2022 — The Tricontinental

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Dear friends,

Greetings from the desk of Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research.

Chaos reigns in the United Kingdom, where the prime minister’s residence in London – 10 Downing Street – prepares for the entry of Rishi Sunak, one of the richest men in the country. Liz Truss remained in office for a mere 45 days, convulsed as her government was by a cycle of workers’ strikes and the mediocrity of her policies. In her mini budget, which doomed her government, Truss opted for a full-scale neoliberal assault on the British public with both tax cuts and unacknowledged cuts to social benefits. The policies startled the international financial class, whose political role emerged clearly as wealthy bondholders indicated their loss of faith in the UK by junking government bonds, thereby increasing the cost of government borrowing and raising the mortgage payments for homeowners. It was this wealthy bondholder class that acted as the real opposition to the Truss government. Even the International Monetary Fund (IMF) weighed in with a strong statement, saying that ‘the nature of the UK measures will likely increase inequality’.

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