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US, British and Saudis thwart Freedom and Democracy in Yemen - again

US, British and Saudis thwart Freedom and Democracy in Yemen - again
The 4 year-old 'Houthi' revolution in Yemen didn't get a color name because it wasn't backed by Western powers. In fact, it's not called a revolution at all by Western governments or press, it's called an "insurgency", just like Iraq. And we all know that those fighting against the US military in Iraq were terrorists, right? For those who aren't up to date on the dominant lexicon: a popular rebellion by local people against a US-imposed ruler...
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A Once and Future Revolution: The Legacy of Hugo Chávez

A Once and Future Revolution: The Legacy of Hugo Chávez
The rich and reactionary in Venezuela and their allies in Washington celebrated when Venezuelan president Hugo Chávez died two years ago on March 5, 2013. US President Barack Obama did not even make the customary and common courtesy of sending his condolences for the passing of a head of state. Instead the US empire stepped up its demonization campaign against Chávez's legacy in order to bury his Bolivarian Revolution. In contrast to his...
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Saudi Arabia invades Yemen with US-UK backing

Saudi Arabia invades Yemen with US-UK backing
Saudi Arabia, in an unprecedented act of unprovoked unilateral military aggression against Yemen by the autocratic absolute monarchy, was allegedly triggered in a US-backed attempt to restore what Riyadh is calling the "legitimate government of Yemen." What exactly constitutes a legitimate government is not clear for a despotic regime where elections are not held, women cannot drive, and enemies of the state are beheaded in medieval displays...
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Former French president: Crimea's return to Russia is in accord with history

Former French president: Crimea's return to Russia is in accord with history
Valéry Marie René Georges Giscard d'Estaing, also known as Giscard or VGE, is a French centrist politician and a member of the Constitutional Council of France. He served as President of the French Republic from 1974 until 1981. Extensive excerpt from Isabelle Laserre's interview: Isabelle Lasserre: How do you view the annexation of Crimea and the destabilization of eastern Ukraine by Russia? Valéry Giscard d'Estaing: Concerning the "return"...

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