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Steven Donziger: A corporate criminal prosecution, orchestrated by Chevron

On October 1, 2021, human rights lawyer, Steven Donziger, was given a 6 month sentence — punishment for winning a $9 billion judgment against Chevron for poisoning the Amazon. On the day of his sentencing, I spoke extensively with Donziger about his extraordinary case. When he began his sentence at the federal prison in Danbury, CT, we began posting clips from this interview each week to keep his plight in the public eye. As Donziger approaches the end … READ MORE

When you corrode and corrupt democracy, it has consequences
How an axis of awful is blocking the oil we need from Venezuela to replace Russian oil and stop Putin

Venezuela has the largest reserves of oil on the planet. If you look at OPEC, they put Saudi Arabia as number two. Venezuela’s producing very little oil, not even enough for its own needs at this moment, when it was producing 3.2 million barrels of oil a day. If we unleash oil from Venezuela, then Putin’s profit … READ MORE

White nationalists gather with GOP officials

[Feb 25, 2022: Orlando, FL] On Friday night, around 1,000 Christian white nationalists and neo-Nazis gathered in the Cypress Ballroom at the Marriott Orlando World Center. Just hours before, down the road at The Rosen Shingle Creek, the annual Conservative Political Action Conference was finishing up its … READ MORE

Venezuela Can Bring Putin to his Knees

I’m sure Putin is laughing when he hears Biden list his new so-called “sanctions” which are as serious as canceling Putin‘s Walmart discount card. Want to stop Putin‘s tanks?

Lift the cruel, crazy, unjustified embargo of Venezuela. That nation is capable of pumping… READ MORE

7 Facts about Ukraine
Deadly Men in Funny Hats

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  • with update contributed by Yuriy Kushnir in Lviv, Ukraine. Photos by Zach D. Roberts in Kyiv

Like most conflicts over the past 2000 years, this is, at heart, a religious war.

Most of the people who live in the tiny eastern province of Donbas and surrounds, including the Crimea, are followers of… READ MORE

The new vote-fixing game in Georgia

Once again, it’s down to Georgia in the November 2022 midterm elections. Senator Reverend Warnock is running for reelection, and Stacey Abrams is running for governor against the incumbent Brian Kemp. It’s not a question of who’s going to win. The GOP’s decided it can’t win, so it’s figuring out how to not let the voters vote … READ MORE

On the Line: The Fight for Abortion Rights

On December 1, 2021, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the latest case that seeks to chip away at abortion rights across the country. In Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, the state of Mississippi urged the Supreme Court to ban abortions after the first fifteen weeks of pregnancy, which would essentially … READ MORE

The January 6th Committee and the 7 sets of phony electors
"You can smell the mendacity and the subpoenas”

The January 6th committee has subpoenaed 14 GOP operatives from 7 states to ask them who is behind their very strange, and very dangerous attempt to overturn the election, by providing 7 sets of phony electors. They want to know who was behind this scheme, because it’s a fraud upon the government and looks like a crime. Chairman Thompson, I’m going to give you a hint… READ MORE

There were 29 phone calls between Trump and Raffensperger
What was said in those other calls?

I don’t think it’s just Donald Trump that’s in trouble now that a special grand jury is being impaneled at the request of Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis. The Republicans, including Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger, were playing fast and loose with accusations of voter fraud. I wouldn’t be surprised if… READ MORE

Kazakhstan Uprising against Rulers Bribed by Exxon, BP

In 2013, I was thrown out of Kazakhstan by its President, former KGB chief Nursultan Nazarbayev. Today, January 6, it was Nazarbayev who was tossed out of Kazakhstan — the result of an uprising by a public fed up with a kleptocratic murder-ocracy cosseted by the bribery of Western oil companies, the oil-philic Bush, Clinton and Obama State Departments and Putin’s … READ MORE