Venezuela & ALBA Weekly 10.16.2020: Rafael Correa warns of US Plan Condor 2.0; President Maduro Speech; Bolivia’s Stolen Election? Julian Assange webinar

*Correa Warns of Second US Operation Condor in Latin America *Speech by President Nicolas Maduro at the Internationalist Festival of People’s Resistance  * Pompeo and the CIA against Venezuela  *President Maduro: More than one Thousand Mercenaries are Training in Colombia to Sabotage December 6 Parliamentary Elections  * US Struggles to Defend Forfeiture of Iranian Gasoline … Continue reading Venezuela & ALBA Weekly 10.16.2020: Rafael Correa warns of US Plan Condor 2.0; President Maduro Speech; Bolivia’s Stolen Election? Julian Assange webinar

Venezuela & ALBA Weekly 10.9.2020: European Divisions over Venezuela Regime Change; webinars and film shorts on Venezuela and Cuba

Cuba Morning Star (Paula Barker, Member of Parliament): When it comes to international co-operation, Cuba shows the way While the world is suffering through the coronavirus pandemic, it has been truly inspirational to watch how the small island of Cuba has used its experience and professionalism to assist other countries in the fight against Covid-19. … Continue reading Venezuela & ALBA Weekly 10.9.2020: European Divisions over Venezuela Regime Change; webinars and film shorts on Venezuela and Cuba

Part 1: Inadequacy of Modern Monetary Theory (MMT) and the Power of the US Dollar in the World Economy

Stansfield Smith, ChicagoALBASolidarity.wordpress.com Modern Monetary Theory (MMT) has become popularized by some of the liberal-left because it offers an explanation how to achieve full employment, national health insurance, free college education, and the Green New Deal without raising taxes. Political leaders like Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Bernie Sanders have espoused MMT. Economist Stephanie Kelton, a leading spokesperson … Continue reading Part 1: Inadequacy of Modern Monetary Theory (MMT) and the Power of the US Dollar in the World Economy

Combating the US Economic War on Venezuela – Differences in the Chavista Ranks

Stansfield Smith, Chicago ALBA Solidarity Roger Harris, Task Force on the Americas Jesus Rodriguez-Espinosa, editor, Orinoco Tribune; former Consul General of the Consulate of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela in Chicago Combating the US Economic War on Venezuela - Differences in the Chavista Ranks The Popular Revolutionary Alternative, a new coalition within the Chavista movement … Continue reading Combating the US Economic War on Venezuela – Differences in the Chavista Ranks

Venezuela & ALBA News 10.2.2020: US Finding itself Isolated as Venezuela Elections Divide its Allies

Orinoco Tribune: US Criticism of European Mission to Venezuela Shows Growing Divide over President Maduro The Washington Post raised the issue of the divide between Washington and the European Union over the regime change operation against Venezuela led by the White House for almost two years with no signs of success foreseen in the near … Continue reading Venezuela & ALBA News 10.2.2020: US Finding itself Isolated as Venezuela Elections Divide its Allies

Venezuela & ALBA Weekly 9.25.2020 Presidential Addresses to the UN General Assembly; Venezuela Responses to Sham Human Rights Report

President Maduro Speech to UN General Assembly September 23, 2020 The United States of America, far from taking a positive or proactive leadership position, conducts itself erratically under a government that is intransigent and hostile to diplomacy and high politics, since it openly disregards multilateralism and any type of pre-existing global rule. Continuing on the … Continue reading Venezuela & ALBA Weekly 9.25.2020 Presidential Addresses to the UN General Assembly; Venezuela Responses to Sham Human Rights Report

Venezuela & ALBA News #320 9.18.2020: Venezuela Breaks New CIA Terrorist Operation Tied to Repression of US BLM Protests

MintPress (Alan Macleod): As Venezuela Foils CIA “Terror Plot” Pompeo Tours Its Neighbors To Talk Regime Change Venezuela’s government has announced it has foiled a potential terror attack, arresting a former CIA operative while he was on a stakeout near the country’s largest oil refining facility. Matthew John Heath was arrested with three other Venezuelans … Continue reading Venezuela & ALBA News #320 9.18.2020: Venezuela Breaks New CIA Terrorist Operation Tied to Repression of US BLM Protests

Part 2: Why the US Can Keep Increasing its Debt and not Suffer Inflation

Stansfield Smith, ChicagoALBASolidarity.wordpress.com The US Still Dominates the World Economy The US ruling class has dominated the planet since the end of World War II. Key elements of this control include its military superiority in nuclear and conventional weapons, and the stationing of over 900 military bases around the world. In addition, the US presides … Continue reading Part 2: Why the US Can Keep Increasing its Debt and not Suffer Inflation

Venezuela & ALBA Weekly 9.11.2020 Kevin Zeese (1955-2020): American Hero

TeleSur:  US Activist and Friend to Venezuela Kevin Zeese Passes Away  Jorge Arreaza: We deeply regret the unexpected departure of our brother Kevin Zeese, courageous Peace and Human Rights activist. One of the US heroes that defended our Embassy until the end. Our condolences to his partner Margaret and all of his family. Medea Benjamin: … Continue reading Venezuela & ALBA Weekly 9.11.2020 Kevin Zeese (1955-2020): American Hero

Venezuela & ALBA News 9.4.2020 Pres. Maduro’s Pardons Further Divides pro-US Opposition; US Discounts any Invasion

WHO data contradict anti-Nicaragua & anti-Venezuela propaganda about COVID cases Venezuelanalysis: Venezuela’s Maduro Grants Pardon to 110 Opposition Figures President Maduro has pardoned more than 100 opposition leaders as the country heads toward parliamentary elections in December. "The intention is to deepen the process of national reconciliation in view of the next electoral process," Communications … Continue reading Venezuela & ALBA News 9.4.2020 Pres. Maduro’s Pardons Further Divides pro-US Opposition; US Discounts any Invasion