Russiagate McCarthyism Led to Internet Censorship of the Anti-War and Social Justice Movement

https://afgj.org/category/smacc https://unac.notowar.net/2018/11/30/russiagate-mccarthyism-led-to-internet-censorship-of-the-anti-war-and-social-justice-movement/ https://tygpress.com/post/80168175-2998-Russiagate-McCarthyism-Led-to-Internet-Censorship-of-the-Anti-War-and-Social-Justice-Movement https://popularresistance.org/russiagate-mccarthyism-led-to-internet-censorship-of-the-anti-war-and-social-justice-movement/ https://www.opednews.com/articles/Russiagate-McCarthyism-Led-by-Stansfield-Smith-Disinformation_Internet-Censorship_Russiagate_Social-Media-Censorship-181206-170.html https://mltoday.com/russiagate-mccarthyism-led-to-internet-censorship-of-the-anti-war-and-social-justice-movement/   Stansfield Smith, Chicago ALBA Solidarity The anti-Trump movement is not simply a progressive movement against a rightwing president, but also carries within it a rightwing current. Progressive minded people fight against Trump’s racist actions against Blacks, Latinos, Muslims, his crude sexism, his pro-corporate policies, his rejection of action … Continue reading Russiagate McCarthyism Led to Internet Censorship of the Anti-War and Social Justice Movement

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Some Lessons from #MeToo and The Personal is Political

In 2013, at age 64, Diana Nyad swam 103 miles from Cuba to Florida, in a challenge not only to age but to the still fully in force US blockade of Cuba. Then vice-president, now president of Cuba Miguel Diaz-Canel, awarded her Cuba’s Order of Sporting Merit for her historic accomplishment, noting “it is never … Continue reading Some Lessons from #MeToo and The Personal is Political

Marta Harnecker’s Venezuela — after the elections: what is to be done? and Marx, Luxembourg and Lenin on the Role of Cooperatives

Marta Harnecker’s Venezuela — after the elections: what is to be done? and Marx, Luxembourg and Lenin on the Role of Cooperatives https://mltoday.com/venezuela-after-the-elections-what-is-to-be-done-by-marta-harnecker-and-the-marxist-view-of-the-role-of-cooperatives/ http://links.org.au/venezuela-socialism-marx-lenin-luxemburg-cooperatives-communes https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/13963 https://leftinsider.uk/2018/07/24/venezuelas-21st-century-socialism-and-marx-lenin-and-luxemburg-on-the-role-of-cooperatives-a-response-to-marta-harnecker/ https://www.opednews.com/articles/Marta-Harnecker-s-Venezuel-by-Stansfield-Smith-Cooperativism_Lenin_Marx_Venezuela-180724-883.html https://cpress.org/leftnews/venezuela2019s-201821st-century-socialism2019-and-marx-lenin-and-luxemburg-on-the-role-of-cooperatives-2014-a-response-to-marta-harnecker   Marta Harnecker, author of numerous books and articles advocating her vision of 21st Century socialism” in Latin America recently published an article in Spanish in an … Continue reading Marta Harnecker’s Venezuela — after the elections: what is to be done? and Marx, Luxembourg and Lenin on the Role of Cooperatives

Dan Kovalik’s “The Plot to Attack Iran” a Tool to Combat Washington’s Middle East Wars

https://www.counterpunch.org/2018/05/03/dan-kovaliks-the-plot-to-attack-iran-a-tool-to-combat-washingtons-middle-east-wars/ https://dissidentvoice.org/2018/05/a-tool-to-combat-washingtons-middle-east-wars/   The Plot to Attack Iran gives a readable and well- referenced look at Western -- especially US -- abuse of Iran. The author and human rights lawyer Dan Kovalik presents a concise overview of US imperial conduct since World War II. The book is a reminder, which we need from time to … Continue reading Dan Kovalik’s “The Plot to Attack Iran” a Tool to Combat Washington’s Middle East Wars

Accomplishments of Eleven Years of the “Process of Change” in Evo Morales’ Bolivia

http://www.coha.org/eleven-years-of-the-process-of-change-in-evo-morales-bolivia/ https://www.consuladodebolivia.com.ar/2018/01/04/investigacion-los-logros-la-revolucion-evo-bolivia/ http://www.thedawn-news.org/2018/01/08/eleven-years-of-the-process-of-change-in-evo-morales-bolivia/ http://www.eurasiareview.com/04012018-bolivia-eleven-years-of-process-of-change-under-evo-morales-analysis/ https://dissidentvoice.org/2018/01/eleven-years-of-the-process-of-change-in-evo-morales-bolivia/ http://www.wrongkindofgreen.org/2018/01/06/accomplishments-of-eleven-years-of-the-process-of-change-in-evo-morales-bolivia/ http://www.statestability.com/2018/01/04/eleven-years-of-the-process-of-change-in-evo-morales-bolivia/   Accomplishments of Eleven Years of the “Process of Change” in Evo Morales’ Bolivia  Stansfield Smith,  Senior Research Fellow at the Council on Hemispheric Affairs Evo Morales will soon have been the president of Bolivia for 12 years, heralding the ascent of the indigenous social movements to governmental power. … Continue reading Accomplishments of Eleven Years of the “Process of Change” in Evo Morales’ Bolivia

Bolivia’s TIPNIS Dispute: Example of How Liberal-Left Alternative Media Becomes a Conveyor Belt for US Regime Change Propaganda

https://www.counterpunch.org/2017/12/04/97988/ https://www.investigaction.net/en/bolivias-tipnis-dispute-example-of-how-liberal-left-alternative-media-becomes-a-conveyor-belt-for-us-regime-change-propaganda/ https://mltoday.com/article/2896-bolivia-s-tipnis-dispute-how-liberal-left-alternative-media-becomes-a-conveyor-belt-for-us-regime-change-propaganda-2/90-frontpage-stories https://unac.papillonweb.net/2017/12/12/bolivias-tipnis-dispute/ http://tortillaconsal.com/albared/node/8796 http://panafricannews.blogspot.com/2017/12/bolivias-tipnis-dispute-how-liberal.html Stansfield Smith  As has become a standard operating procedure, an array of Western environmental NGOs, advocates of indigenous rights and liberal-left alternative media cover up the US role in attempts to overturn the anti-imperialist and anti-neoliberal governments of Rafael Correa in Ecuador and Evo Morales in Bolivia.   This … Continue reading Bolivia’s TIPNIS Dispute: Example of How Liberal-Left Alternative Media Becomes a Conveyor Belt for US Regime Change Propaganda

Correcting Eva Golinger on Venezuela

http://dissidentvoice.org/2017/08/correcting-eva-golinger-on-venezuela/ http://www.thedawn-news.org/2017/08/22/correcting-eva-golinger-on-venezuela/ https://www.opednews.com/articles/Correcting-Eva-Golinger-on-by-Stansfield-Smith-Venezuela-170823-539.html https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/13324 https://popularresistance.org/correcting-eva-golinger-on-venezuela/ http://links.org.au/eva-golinger-venezuela-constituent-assembly http://www.wrongkindofgreen.org/2017/08/24/correcting-eva-golinger-on-venezuela/ http://mikenormaneconomics.blogspot.com/2017/09/stansfield-smith-correcting-eva.html http://www.cuba-venezuela.org/index.php/2017/08/22/correcting-eva-golinger-on-venezuela/ https://libya360.wordpress.com/2017/08/19/correcting-eva-golinger-on-venezuela/ http://www.defenddemocracy.press/correcting-eva-golinger-on-venezuela/ http://rogerannis.com/correcting-eva-golinger-venezuela/ https://mltoday.com/article/2834-correcting-eva-golinger-on-venezuela/90-frontpage-stories Correcting Eva Golinger on Venezuela Stansfield Smith, ChicagoALBASolidarity.wordpress.com As the class struggle heated up in Venezuela this year, fueled by interventionist threats by the pro-US Organization of American States (OAS) bloc, many former supporters of the Bolivarian revolution have remained sitting on … Continue reading Correcting Eva Golinger on Venezuela

North Koreans in South Korea Face Imprisonment for Wanting to Return Home

https://www.counterpunch.org/2017/06/26/north-koreans-in-south-korea-face-imprisonment-for-wanting-to-return-home/ http://dissidentvoice.org/2017/06/north-koreans-in-south-korea-face-imprisonment-for-wanting-to-return-home/ http://www.4thmedia.org/2017/06/north-koreans-in-south-korea-face-imprisonment-for-wanting-to-return-home/ https://mltoday.com/article/2785-north-koreans-in-south-korea-face-imprisonment-for-wanting-to-return-home/91 http://www.thedawn-news.org/2017/06/29/north-koreans-in-south-korea-face-imprisonment-for-wanting-to-return-home/   Contrary to what the US government and corporate media have conditioned us to associate only with North Korea, a Korean in the South finds herself subject to prosecution for violating the South’s National Security Law because she seeks to move to the Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea [DPRK]. Kim … Continue reading North Koreans in South Korea Face Imprisonment for Wanting to Return Home

Ecuador’s Accomplishments Under the 10 Years of Rafael Correa’s Citizen’s Revolution

http://www.coha.org/ecuadors-accomplishments-under-the-10-years-of-rafael-correas-citizens-revolution/ http://www.counterpunch.org/2017/04/14/ecuadors-accomplishments-under-the-10-years-of-rafael-correas-citizens-revolution/ https://www.opednews.com/articles/Ecuador-s-Accomplishments-by-Stansfield-Smith-Ecuador-170420-558.html http://www.eurasiareview.com/18042017-ecuadors-accomplishments-under-10-years-of-rafael-correas-citizens-revolution-analysis/ http://www.thedawn-news.org/2017/04/19/ecuadors-accomplishments-under-the-10-years-of-rafael-correas-citizens-revolution/ http://mikenormaneconomics.blogspot.com/2017/04/stansfield-smith-ecuadors.html http://www.caribflame.com/2017/04/ecuadors-accomplishments-under-the-10-years-of-rafael-correas-citizens-revolution/ http://resumen-english.org/2017/04/ecuadors-accomplishments-under-the-10-years-of-rafael-correas-citizens-revolution/ Ecuador’s transformation during the presidency of Rafael Correa (2007-2017) and the Citizens Revolution stands as great step forward for the worldwide struggle against the 1%.  President Correa, who leaves office  May 24, came to power in a country controlled by a super-rich elite, dependent on oil and … Continue reading Ecuador’s Accomplishments Under the 10 Years of Rafael Correa’s Citizen’s Revolution

Fascism? First Two Months in Power: Hitler vs. Trump

  http://www.counterpunch.org/2017/03/21/first-two-months-in-power-hitler-vs-trump/ http://dissidentvoice.org/2017/03/first-two-months-in-power-hitler-vs-trump/ https://www.opednews.com/articles/Fascism-First-Two-Months-by-Stansfield-Smith-Hitler_Hitler-Brownshirts_Nazis_Trump-Campaign-170321-41.html#comment651214   First Two Months in Power: Hitler vs. Trump With the hullabaloo about Trump and fascism, it is useful to review Hitler's first months in power, to get a sense of a real fascist regime. Hitler came to power January 30, 1933, Trump on January 20, making easy a chronological comparison … Continue reading Fascism? First Two Months in Power: Hitler vs. Trump