Monthly Archives: August 2020

2020-08-31: News Headlines

Yves Engler (2020-08-31). Canada's Regime Change Efforts in Nicaragua Rife with Hypocrisy. dissidentvoice.org Canada is supporting US efforts to overthrow Nicaragua's government. A recently leaked USAID document highlights "the breadth and complexity of the US government's plan to interfere in Nicaragua's internal affairs up to and after its presidential election in 2021." The stated aim is to replace president Daniel Ortega with "a government committed to the rule …

Stephen Lendman (2020-08-31). Battleground South China Sea? Growing US Hostility toward China. globalresearch.ca US hostility toward China's growing political, economic, technological, and military prominence risks possible direct confrontation between both nations. | China seeks peace and cooperative relations with other countries in stark contrast to Washington's aim for unchallenged dominance by whatever it takes …

S. Brian Willson (2020-08-31). Video: The USA and Nicaragua Now: Brian Willson. globalresearch.ca Tortilla con Sal: We're here with Brian Willson, Viet Nam veteran and onetime criminal lawyer. Brian has written extensively about US imperialism and its effects around the world and what people in Nicaragua are especially interested in right …

_____ (2020-08-31). Medicare For All Is A Beginning, Not The End Point. popularresistance.org As a coup de grâce to the Bernie Sanders campaign Joe Biden declared that he would veto Medicare-for-All. This could drive a dedicated health care advocate to relentlessly pursue Med-4-All as a final goal. However, it is not the final goal. It should be the first step in a complete transformation of medicine which includes combining community medicine with natural medicine and health-care-for-the-world. | Contrasting Cuban changes in medicine during the last 60 years with the US non-system of medical care gives a clear picture of why changes must be all-encompassing.

Sonali Kolhatkar (2020-08-30). Why Trump Commands So Much Loyalty From His Base. zcomm.org Trump offers specific promises and doesn't bother smoothing his rough edges. In contrast, Biden offers "decency" and other character traits without bold and concrete pledges…

_____ (2020-08-30). 33rd Anniversary Of Brian Willson Surviving The US Train Assault. popularresistance.org I am here today in front of the US Embassy in Managua to protest US intervention in Nicaragua and also to publicly deliver a letter in which I and others request a meeting with Ambassador Sullivan to denounce US intervention in Nicaragua. | I first came to Nicaragua in 1986 to study Spanish and to learn about Nicaragua's Revolution. In 1987 I protested US weapons going to Nicaragua by blocking a train, he other two veterans and I took our firm positions between the rail's two tracks, to wait for our arrests. I was sitting in a lotus position, the other two were crouched but firmly planted on their feet. But, as i…