12/10 UN Human Rights Day – Attend a “South of the Border” Screening Party
Action: 12/10 UN Human Rights Day – Attend a “South of the Border” Screening Party In major US media, evidence of US involvement in coups in Latin America doesn’t exist. Major US media almost never acknowledge evidence of the US role in recent coups in Venezuela, Haiti, and Honduras. But Oliver Stone’s documentary “South of the [...]
Kirchner Rescued Argentina’s Economy, Helped Unite South America
The death of Argentina’s former president is a sad loss. His bold defiance of the IMF paved the way for South America’s progress By Mark Weisbrot Published by The Guardian Unlimited (UK) on October 27, 2010. The sudden death of Néstor Kirchner today is a great loss not only to Argentina but to the region [...]
The Venezuelan Economy: Media Sources Get It Wrong, Again
The bulk of the media often gets pulled along for the ride when the United States government has a serious political and public relations campaign around foreign policy. But almost nowhere is it so monolithic as with Venezuela. Even in the run-up to the Iraq War, there were a significant number of reporters and editorial writers who didn’t buy the official story. But on Venezuela the media is more like a jury that has twelve people but only one brain.