Covid-19 catch-22: Regime-change policies come packed with US pandemic relief

Covid-19 catch-22: Regime-change policies come packed with US pandemic relief

While the US public was forced to grovel for months for a $600 direct payment, the same piece of legislation pumps billions of dollars into “democracy programs” — US government code for regime-change operations via civil society NGOs — and foreign military assistance. The measly $600 survival checks pale in comparison to the massive foreign spending on regime change and titanic allocations to prop up US-friendly authoritarian militaries.