Sec. of State Mike Pompeo recently openly admitted that the sanctions are causing pain and suffering and that this would accelerate the process of toppling the Maduro government. Mark Weisbrot discusses the approach and what Democrats and progressives could do to stop this The post
Senators Menendez and Rubio introduced a bipartisan bill to intensify the sanctions that are strangling Venezuela’s economy. Mark Weisbrot says this is largely possible because members of Congress are unaware of the suffering the sanctions are causing in Venezuela The post More Sanctions on Venezuela:
The Mueller report, while finding no collusion by Trump, did reinforce the narrative that Russia interfered in the 2016 elections to sow discord and disinformation, reinforcing the idea that Russia is an existential threat to the United States The post Don’t Celebrate: Mueller Report Continues
Shir Hever and Lia Tarachansky discuss the continuing rise of the far-right in Israel and the future of the Israeli state following Netanyahu’s probable reelection The post Netanyahu’s Election Crusade Succeeds In Spite of Corruption Indictments (2/2) appeared first on The Real News Network.
WITH THE SECTION 1557 RULE CHANGE, THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION HAS NOW DISMANTLED EVERY MAJOR TRANSGENDER PROTECTION IT CAN. (PHOTO CREDIT: CHIP SOMODEVILLA/GETTY IMAGES) The Trump administration announced Friday morning sweeping changes to the rules protecting transgender people from discrimination in health care. Combined with an