Daily Archives: July 1, 2021

2021-07-01: News Headlines

Editor2 (2021-07-01). One of the Things Chávez & Maduro did Right (The Orinoco Tribune Interviews Coauthors of "Extraordinary Threat") — (Video). orinocotribune.com Monthly Review's next up and coming book, Extraordinary Threat: The U.S. Empire, the Media, and Twenty Years of Coup Attempts in Venezuela, coauthored by Joe Emersberger and Justin Podur, is a primer on the mechanics of regime change. Their book draws our attention to Venezuela as a case study from which we must learn a core lesson: Never underestimate the power of U.S. propaganda. | Perhaps as a result of the power of the American propaganda machine, many North Americans may be inclined to focus solely on the following question: What might Chávez, Maduro, or for that matter, Morales, have done differently? Emers…

_____ (2021-06-30). What Will It Take To Transform Canada's Foreign Policy For The Better? popularresistance.org This Thursday will mark one year since Canada was defeated in its bid for a seat on the United Nations Security Council. The Trudeau government's loss marked a rejection of its pro-Washington, militaristic and anti-Palestinian policies. | In the months before the vote, a half-dozen activists launched #NoUNSC4Canada. The social media campaign criticized Canada's climate, nuclear and mining policies as well as its destructive role across the Global South in countries like Bolivia, Haiti and Venezuela. The campaign also included a widely circulated public letter focused on Canada's anti-Palestinian policies as well…