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10/ @Vinncent  says in at least 20 countries, U.S. allies employed “the intentional mass murder of civilians in the construction of a U.S. backed authoritarian capitalist regime…”

In the Cold War, Latin America had authoritarian, US-backed anti-communist governments. Facing repression at home, writers found refuge in communist Prague, in a story little-known in today's Czech Republic. @nasredinhoja 

I was honored, and a little bit shocked, when @InsideEdition , the mainstream, long-running news program on @CBS , asked me to explain the US-backed mass murder of leftists in the Cold War. But here it is, online now:

This Day, 1986: In an Oval Office address, Ronald Reagan denied that there had been an arms-for-hostages deal with Iran. There was. Four months later, he admitted that money from Iranian arms sales had been used to buy weapons for U.S. backed rebels in Nicaragua (more)

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Bolivia's election overturned a US-backed coup and brought the former President back from exile. We can't figure out why the NYT might not like this...

US-backed 'Quad' starts joint naval exercises in India waters

US-backed 'Quad' starts joint naval exercises in India waters

A year after launching an incursion into northeast Syria, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan raised the possibility of another offensive against US-backed Kurdish forces in the war-torn country

Nearly fifty years after Salvador Allende was ousted in a US-backed coup d’état, Chileans have voted by 79 per cent to rewrite the country's Augusto Pinochet-era constitution


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No, #ISIS  was not on the march when Trump entered office. US-backed forces were at the gates of Raqqa and halfway through Mosul. Trump carried forward the same plan and then squandered the inheritance. Here’s the nonpartisan fact-check:👇

1/ The Trump Administration formally endorsed the U.S. backed bombing of civilians inside Yemen today. You need to start raising your voice on this - now. If you need a quick primer why, read this THREAD

Time for the CIA to execute a coup in CHAZ and prop up a US backed puppet

BREAKING: At least 30 killed after a US-backed drone strike accidentally targeted farmers in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province, officials say

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? Please call your members and Senators to pass their war power resolutions to stop the US backed war in Yemen. A child is dying every ten minutes from starvation. THE SENATE VOTE IS TOMORROW. There is no time to waste. Please call and don’t stop calling. #YemenCantWait 

We cannot speak about why people are fleeing Central America without talking about decades of US-backed coups, death squads and war crimes.

By blocking aid to the Venezuelan people #Maduro  is committing a crime against humanity. And military leaders in #Venezuela  who carry out this order are disqualifying themselves from any sanctions relief or Post-Maduro U.S. backed guarantees.

Israel killing scores of Palestinian protesters in Gaza isn't a "clash", it's a massacre. A US-backed massacre of an occupied people crying out for their human rights. The occupation of Palestine is an atrocity. Stop $10 million/day US support for Israeli military NOW.

US-backed air strikes on IS "capital" Raqqa in Syria cause "staggering loss of civilian life" - UN investigators

#BREAKING Russian jets accidentally bombed US-backed forces in Syria: US general