U.S. attempts ‘soft coup’ in Cuba

U.S. attempts ‘soft coup’ in Cuba

The soft coup consists of decorating a minority to look like a majority, broadcasting their complaints, stirring up controversies and confrontations, and wearing down the true majority running the government until it’s possible to take them down through some farce: a judicial one in Honduras, a parliamentary one in Brazil, or an electoral one in Bolivia, or forcing a foreign intervention, as they are attempting in Venezuela, and as some dream of doing in Cuba.

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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.

Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai charged under national security law

Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai charged under national security law

HONG KONG (REUTERS) – Hong Kong democracy activist and media tycoon Jimmy Lai has been charged under the city’s national security law on suspicion of colluding with foreign forces and endangering national security, local media reported on Friday (Dec 11), citing a police source.

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