Posted in #CoronaVirus #Iran #TheRealNews #Venezuela economic sanctions IMF Kathy Kelly Leonardo Flores pandemic sanctions

US Sanctions Undermine Coronavirus Response In Iran and Venezuela

Economic sanctions were already a serious blow to Iran and Venezuela’s hospital capacity. The Trump administration’s determination to increase them could make it even harder…

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Posted in #TheRealNews economic warfare Juan Guaido Nancy Pelosi nicolas maduro sanctions SOTU state of the union

US Sanctions Venezuela Again to Prove Socialism Doesn’t Work

Shortly after Venezuelan opposition leader and self-declared president Juan Guaidó got a standing ovation at Trump’s State of the Union address, United States officials promised…

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Posted in #Iran #TheRealNews Eskandar Sadeghi iran nuclear deal sanctions Teheran

Support the Workers of Iran, but Oppose US Sanctions

How is it possible to oppose the violent suppression of Iranian protest while still condemning U.S. sanctions on Iran? The post Support the Workers of…

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Posted in #Biden #Racism #TheRealNews #Venezuela 2020 debates 3 million words 30 million words CornPop Jacqueline Luqman maduro parenting record player Ryan Cooper sanctions slavery Uncle Joe Biden

Joe Biden’s ‘Gaffes’ Are Much Bigger Problem for Democrats Than Embarrassment

Joe Biden’s comments off-the-cuff comments aren’t playing well to audiences any more. Is this an indication of a too-long political career finally declining, or is…

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Posted in #Iran #TheRealNews european union Hassan Rouhani iran nuclear deal JCPOA Patrick Cockburn sanctions

US and Iran “At Cliff’s Edge”

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Posted in #TheRealNews Donald Trump Kim Jong Un North Korea nuclear sanctions South Korea

North Korea Suspends Talks With South Korea Because of U.S. Sanctions 

While U.S.-North Korea nuclear talks fail to proceed because of a lack of unanimity within the Trump administration, the North suspended peace talks with the…

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Posted in #TheRealNews #Venezuela ADOS afro-descendant Black Alliance for Peace Bolivarian Revolution Embassy Protection Collective Hugo Chavez imperialism netfa freeman nicolas maduro sanctions Sao Paulo

The Black Working Class and Venezuela: Fighting The Same Enemy

Netfa Freeman discusses the unique perspective of the Embassy Protection Collective’s work through the lens of the Black working class and their connection with Venezuela…

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Posted in #TheRealNews #Venezuela Francisco Rodriguez John Bolton Juan Guaido nicolas maduro sanctions

More Sanctions Against Venezuela Means More Suffering

The Trump administration’s new sanctions freeze all of Venezuela’s U.S.-based assets and those of anyone who helps Maduro which will only increase poverty, says Venezuelan…

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Posted in #Iran #TheRealNews Donald Trump Gulf of Oman institute for policy studies John Bolton Khory Peterson-Smith marc steiner Mike Pompeo sanctions

Trump’s Iran Treaty Withdrawal and Sanctions Based on Lies, but War Could Be a Reality

Khury Petersen-Smith outlines how Trump’s untruths and policies are making America the aggressor, not Iran, and how American media from the New York Times to…

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Posted in #Healthcare #TheRealNews #Venezuela medicines Mike Fox sanctions

U.S. Sanctions Block Medicine from Venezuela, Killing Thousands

Ordinary Venezuelans talk about how the sanctions have made it increasingly difficult to access life-saving medications The post U.S. Sanctions Block Medicine from Venezuela, Killing…

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Posted in #Iran #TheRealNews european union JCPOA John Bolton sanctions Trita Parsi

Europeans Bowing to Trump on Iran Sanctions, Despite Their Opposition

Trita Parsi, founder of the National Iranian American Council, says that military confrontation between the US and Iran becomes more likely, especially since Europeans who…

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Posted in #Iran #TheRealNews John Bolton lawrence wilkerson Mike Pompeo sanctions

Trump Is Deepening the ‘Economic War’ Against Iran – Wilkerson

Trump might have called off an airstrike on Iran in the last minute, but he continues to wage an economic war on Iran, as he…

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Posted in #Healthcare #Medicine #TheRealNews #Venezuela pharmacy sanctions solidarity

Venezuelan Community Builds Solidarity Pharmacy to Counter Sanctions

The economic sanctions have severely affected Venezuela’s ability to import life-saving medicines. Some communities, however, are responding by creating their own solidarity pharmacies. Michael Fox…

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Posted in #TheRealNews CUBA Nefta Freeman sanctions Steve Mnuchin tourism usaid

Trump Targets Cuba’s Tourism and Small Businesses

Trump administration sanctions that impose new travel restrictions on Cuba are aimed at Cuba’s economy and will have no effect on Cuba’s support for Venezuela,…

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Posted in #TheRealNews #Venezuela CLAP food subsidy Mike Fox sanctions

U.S. Prepares Sanctions to Block Food Subsidy for Millions of Venezuelans

Over half of Venezuelans currently receive a direct food subsidy delivered to their neighborhoods. Trump officials say that they are looking for ways to sanctions…

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Posted in #TheRealNews #Venezuela sanctions water crisis

US Sanctions Leave Millions of Venezuelans Without Water

“You can’t blame the Maduro government, but as for the United States, this Donald Trump is mean. He’s mean and he’s blocked a lot of…

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Posted in #China #Iran #Russia #TheRealNews Donald Trump Iran crisis, iran Escalation Japan John Bolton sanctions

Trump-Bolton Aggression Against Iran Contained by Russia, Japan, China, and EU

Vijay Prashad says the very dangerous statements, economic sanctions and military aggression unleashed by Washington this week against Iran was countered by cool headed diplomacy…

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Posted in #TheRealNews #Venezuela Andrej Hunko Germany humanitarian crisis Juan Guaido nicolas maduro sanctions

Venezuela’s Maduro Government Not Near Collapse

Andrej Hunko, a member of Germany’s parliament recently visited with President Maduro and parallel president Juan Guaidó. Hunko discussed the importance of a negotiated solution,…

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Posted in #TheRealNews #Venezuela Jeffrey Sachs Juan Guaido Mark Weisbrot nicolas maduro Ricardo Hausmann sanctions

Denying Impact of Venezuela Sanctions is ‘Like Climate Denial’

CEPR co-director Mark Weisbrot responds to Guaidó economic advisors’ dismissal of the U.S. sanctions’ effects on Venezuela The post Denying Impact of Venezuela Sanctions is…

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Posted in #Iran #TheRealNews Donald Trump John Bolton lawrence wilkerson marc steiner Mike Pompeo oil sanctions

Trump’s Latest Iran Sanctions Show an Unraveling of US Foreign Policy

Col. Lawrence Wilkerson says unilateral sanctions against Iran are illegal, and show the ascendancy of John Bolton; they intensify tension with China and threaten our…

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Posted in #TheRealNews #Venezuela Marco Rubio Mark Weisbrot Robert Menendez sanctions

More Sanctions on Venezuela: Operation Florida 2020 (Pt 1/2)

Senators Menendez and Rubio introduced a bipartisan bill to the Senate to intensify US and international pressure on the government of Venezuela. Mark Weisbrot says…

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Posted in #TheRealNews David Cicilline John Bolton Mike Pompeo sanctions war powers resolution

Pompeo: Sanctions Increase “Pain and Suffering” in Venezuela (Pt 2/2)

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…

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