Daily Archives: February 20, 2014

Violent Protests in Venezuela Fit a Pattern | Dan Beeton


(MR Zine, 19 February 2014)   Venezuela’s latest round of violent protests appears to fit a pattern and represents the tug-and-pull nature of the country’s divided opposition.  Several times over the past 15 years since the late, former president Hugo … Continue reading

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Is the Cuba Blockade Ending? | W.T. WHITNEY


(CounterPunch, 19 February 2014) Stirrings of Disenchantment Among the Powerful   The U.S. economic blockade of Cuba, cruel and reviled across the globe, has lasted as long as did the stretch between the U.S. Civil War and World War I. … Continue reading

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