FBI Raids Homes, Offices Of Activists In Black Uhuru Movement
One of the other “unindicted co-conspirators” in the indictment is Louis J. Marinelli, who was the founder of CalExit, a right-wing campaign in the style of Brexit that called for California to secede from the United States.
Marinelli, who is white, was previously linked to the Russian government in US news media reports, but the FBI did not raid Marinelli’s home or the homes of any individuals linked to the secession campaign.
YouTube: Omali Yeshitela & Gerald Horne discuss the FBI Raids of the Uhuru Movement’s offices and homes
YouTube: Gerald Horne on the FBI Raids of the Uhuru Movement’s offices and homes and the broader implications (short clip, of Dr. Gerald Horne, from above interview)
 FBI Launching Mass Raids of Antiwar Activists’ Homes
*In progress: Alexander Ionov case – Russiagate 2?
Source: Jamarl Thomas on YouTube.
In this interview, the Sri Lankan Activist mentions the Frontline Socialist Party were planning on storming the Sri Lankan Parliament and that Victoria Nuland had previously visited Sri Lanka. WSWS says (as does Wikipedia) that they were founded by a breakaway faction of Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna and refers to them as part of the pseudo-left. Premakumar Gunaratnam (a dual citizen of Sri Lanka and Australia), AKA Kumar Gunaratnam/Noel Mudalige/Kumar Mahathaya/Kumara Mahathaya was the leader.
I suggest that people be skeptical about these protests in Asia and Latin America. I’ve suspected that the US would take advantage of the civil unrest, from the sanctions that they have imposed on Russia, to overthrow opposing governments. Whether this was done intentionally, or they’ve co-opted these movements, I’m unsure.
Read More »
Today marks 15 days since the beginning of the demonstrations against the neoliberal government of Guillermo Lasso. During that time over 15,000 indigenous people and representatives of social movements have joined the protests to demand urgent actions to stop the collapse of the living conditions of the poorest and the entire working class. However, the response has been violence and police repression, which has already caused six deaths, hundreds of wounded, and over 200 imprisonments.Ecuador: Lasso’s Masquerade vs. People’s Real Demands
Ecuador’s Lasso survives impeachment vote, halts protest talks
This week, the United States and its NATO allies pledged to increase their troop presence in Europe seven-fold, in order to prepare for what they called “warfighting against nuclear-armed peer-competitors”–that is, war against Russia and China.Who will pay for Biden’s new “forever war”?
Glenn Hubbard’s WSJ Op-Ed: NATO Needs More Guns and Less Butter
Hubbard is a nonresident senior fellow at the right-wing think tank, American Enterprise Institute!