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Revolutionary Front Seizes Haiti’s Largest Fuel Terminal as US Weighs Military Intervention

Update: As this article went to publication, Jimmy Cherizier announced a temporary lifting of the FRG9’s blockade on the Varreux gas terminal for a one week period, deeming it a “truce for a week...

Bolivian President Luis Arce on Country Recovering from US-Backed Coup & Latin American Unity

[embed]https://youtube.com/watch?v=LaOqE7PdRcA[/embed] LA PAZ, BOLIVIA — Bolivian President Luis “Lucho” Arce did not pull his punches when asked by MintPress News last week what he thought about U.S. interventions in his region: “The message that...

How Britain Aids Saudi Massacres in Yemen, with Phil Miller

[embed]https://youtube.com/watch?v=KUS6FusFaOg[/embed] A small English village is hardly the first place that comes to mind when mentioning the war in Yemen. Yet Warton in the northwest of England is playing an oversized role in what...

What Is France Hiding in the Sahel?

BAMAKO, MALI — On the 8th of October, Choguel Maïga, the prime minister of Mali, boldly informed the world that its former colonial power, France, was sponsoring terrorists in the country’s northern region. Standing...

The Facebook Team that Tried to Swing Nicaragua’s Election is Full of U.S. Spies

MANAGUA, NICARAGUA — Less than a week before Nicaragua’s presidential election, social media giant Facebook deleted the accounts of hundreds of the country’s top news outlets, journalists and activists, all of whom supported the...

UN-Backed Banker Alliance Announces “Green” Plan to Transform the Global Financial System

Unlimited Hangout — On Wednesday, an “industry-led and UN-convened” alliance of private banking and financial institutions announced plans at the COP26 conference to overhaul the role of global and regional financial institutions, including the World...

Palestinian Hunger Strikes Resist New Israeli Govt’s Continuation of Old Govt’s Brutality

JERUSALEM — Israel’s most unlikely prime minister, Naftali Bennett — who won only six seats in Israel’s 120-seat parliament, or Knesset, and yet became PM — just returned to Jerusalem after attending the Glasgow...

Syria Rebuilds Relations with Regional Foes Despite Ongoing US Opposition

[embed]https://youtube.com/watch?v=Ib5qNGLno3Y[/embed] Welcome to MintCast, the official MintPress News podcast featuring dissenting voices the establishment would rather silence. Today MintCast host Mnar Adley is joined by Vanessa Beeley, an independent investigative journalist and war correspondent...

Words without Action: The West’s Role in Israel’s Illegal Settlement Expansion

The international uproar in response to Israel’s approval of a massive expansion of its illegal settlement enterprise in the occupied Palestinian West Bank may give the impression that such a reaction could, in theory,...

Meet the Nicaraguans Facebook Falsely Branded Bots and Censored Days Before Elections

MANAGUA, NICARAGUA (The Grayzone) — Just days before Nicaragua’s November 7 elections, top social media platforms censored top Nicaraguan news outlets and hundreds of journalists and activists who support their country’s leftist Sandinista government. The...

Celtics or CIA? Gulenist Hoops Star Enes Kanter Rides Both Benches

NEW YORK — Despite not even leaving the bench, Boston Celtics center Enes Kanter was the one drawing the headlines in their season opener at New York City’s Madison Square Garden. The 6’10” Turk...

The United States is Organizing a Color Revolution in Cuba for November 15

HAVANA — The United States government is playing a key role in organizing, promoting and amplifying upcoming nationwide protests in Cuba planned for November 15. When directly challenged at a press conference as to...

John Pilger: Justice for Assange is Justice for All

When I first saw Julian Assange in Belmarsh prison, in 2019, shortly after he had been dragged from his refuge in the Ecuadorean embassy, he said, “I think I am losing my mind.” He...

Raising Awareness of Israeli War Crimes, with Palestine Action

[embed]https://youtube.com/watch?v=AkWMMb36kWA[/embed] Earlier this week, rapper Lowkey joined campaigners on the streets of Oldham as they protested at the Elbit Ferranti weapons factory located in the northern English town. While the post-industrial town of 96,000...

The Sword and The Book: How Zionism Does Violence to the Jewish Tradition

JERUSALEM — In his comprehensive treatise on the subject of Judaism vs. Zionism, Rabbi Yaakov Shapiro writes, “The Jewish lifestyle is incompatible with the sword.” Violence and war are frowned upon in Judaism, which...

Cruel Britannia: Britain’s Real Role in the World, with Mark Curtis

[embed]https://youtube.com/watch?v=-So9YotcGf0[/embed] Despite a number of embarrassing political events over the past number of years, Great Britain still likes to regard itself as a forward-thinking, world-leading country and a force for good. Surveys show that...

Biden Administration Is Undermining the Venezuela Dialogue

The talks between the Venezuelan government and the extreme-right wing opposition had been going well. There are still outstanding issues to be resolved, like ending the economic war, but the discussions held in Mexico...

Report Reveals European Firms Have More Than $255B Entwined in Illegal Israeli Settlements

OCCUPIED WEST BANK, PALESTINE — Nearly 700 European firms have financial ties worth $255 billion with businesses actively involved in Israeli settlements, according to a new civil society report. The Don’t Buy Into Occupation...

Huge Crowds in Yemen Celebrate Prophet’s Birth and Recent Military Successes — Pledge Full Liberation

SANA`A, YEMEN — Carrying a green flag in his hand and with ribbons tied on his wrist, Walid Ahmed al-Thueli, accompanied by a big family, arrived at the Square of the Seventy in the...

The HLF Five: How US-Israeli Geopolitics Cruelly Warped the US Judicial Process

There seem to be few limits to bias and cruelty when it comes to the United States judicial system in the service of political and geopolitical agendas. Communities of color in the U.S. have...