Dan Kovalik available to speak in your area on US Intervention in Venezuela and Latin America

Dear friends,

Dan Kovalik is available for more speaking engagements around the country. At present he will in New York the end of June, Arizona in mid-July and the Bay Area in mid-August. The cost to invite him is the transportation from the previous city, typically less than $75 or $100.

His focus will be on US intervention in Venezuela, Colombia, Honduras, Nicaragua and Cuba. It may also include US interference in other countries, such as Iran and Russia. He has a long history of writing on and working to combat US intervention in these countries.

If you would like to invite Dan Kovalik to speak, please email Stansfieldsmith100@gmail.com, 773-322-3168

Religious peace activist organizations, anti-war coalitions, Latin America solidarity movement, the union movement, and universities may all be equally interested in inviting him.

Daniel Kovalik currently teaches International Human Rights at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.  He also served for over 25 years as Associate General Counsel of the United Steelworkers, AFL-CIO (USW). He began working for the USW after graduating from Columbia Law School in 1993. While with the USW, he served as lead counsel on cutting-edge labor law litigation, including the landmark NLRB cases of Lamons Gasket and Specialty Health Care. He has also worked on Alien Tort Claims Act cases against The Coca-Cola Company, Drummond and Occidental Petroleum – cases arising out of egregious human rights abuses in Colombia.

The Christian Science Monitor, referring to his work defending Colombian unionists subject to death threats, described Dan Kovalik as “one of the most prominent defenders of Colombian workers in the United States.” Kovalik received the David W. Mills Mentoring Fellowship from Stanford University School of Law and was the recipient of the Project Censored Award for his article exposing the unprecedented killing of trade unionists in Colombia. He has written extensively on the issue of international human rights and U.S. foreign policy for the Huffington Post and Counterpunch and has lectured throughout the world on these subjects.

 Books Dan Kovalik has written: 

The Plot to Attack Iran: How the CIA and the Deep State Have Conspired to Vilify Iran

The Plot to Scapegoat Russia: How the CIA and the Deep State Have Conspired to Vilify Putin

The Plot to Control the World: How the US Spent Billions to Change the Outcome of Elections Around the World

The Plot to Overthrow Venezuela: How the US Is Orchestrating a Coup for Oil

A sampling of his talks and interviews are here on youtube.

Some of his articles:

The real Venezuela is not what you think

In Defense of Venezuela

A selection of his articles in Counterpunch:

Homage to Nicaragua

Dan Kovalik’s “The Plot to Attack Iran:” a Tool to Combat …

Pompeo’s Speech Against Iran Reveals Failure of US Foreign Policy

The Empire Turns Its Sights on Nicaragua – Again!

The Korean Conflict, Reevaluated

Tribute to Fidel Castro on His 90th Birthday

Colombia: Peace in the Shadow of Genocide

Scapegoating Russia

Seven Truths Inconvenient to U.S. Foreign Policy

NPR, Yemen & the Downplaying of U.S. War Crimes

Destroying Libya’s Welfare State

The True Nature of US Interventions

The Rise and Fall of Liberation Theology in Latin America

Hotel Rwanda Revisited: Interview with Paul Rusesabagina

Duterte’s Death Squads, and Ours

If you would like to invite Dan Kovalik to speak, please email Stansfieldsmith100@gmail.com, 773-322-3168

In Solidarity,

Stansfield Smith, Chicago ALBA Solidarity

Chuck Kaufman, Alliance for Global Justice

Teri Mattson, End the Venezuela Sanctions Campaign

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