The New Silk Road In Central America: Nicaragua Marches Forward

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Wall Street banks and corporations operate with relative impunity in many Latin American countries often leading to persistent poverty. Nicaragua, determined to avoid the pitfalls suffered by her neighbors,is turning to China to help boost the local economy, and the results are promising. Continue reading

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Stability Battles Chaos: From London To Aleppo

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(Opinion) — For over five years the leaders of the United States, Britain, France, and Germany have been working to topple the Syrian Arab Republic. In their efforts to remove the independent nationalist government led by the Baath Arab Socialist Party, … Continue reading

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#ThisFlag: Surprise Social Media Phenomenon Or US-Manufactured Uprising?

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The largest protest movement to hit Zimbabwe in a decade was kicked off by a relatively unknown Baptist preacher who made a video decrying corruption. Is it an accident that his video went viral, or does the popularity of his message reflect U.S. involvement?

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US-Led Economic War, Not Socialism, Is Tearing Venezuela Apart

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Americans have been trained by decades of Cold War propaganda to look for any confirmation that ‘socialism means poverty.’ But in the case of Venezuela and other states not governed by the free market, this cliche simply doesn’t ring true. Continue reading

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