Is this how the economic crisis will play out in America? A cash strapped population, forced to the brink and stripped of their dignity?
Unfortunately, it is already underway in Venezuela.
Of course there is a higher standard of living in the United States overall, but tens of millions of people are already on the edge of poverty and tens of millions more can be brought to their knees in a matter of hours. Continue reading »
Thousands of people have taken to the streets of Caracas for a third mass rally this week to support Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro amid efforts by the opposition to topple him.
Maduro addressed the rally on Friday, saying the Latin American country has “triumphed” against US-backed efforts to destabilize it after an opposition strike planned for this week fell flat.
“The strike called by the fascist right has been a failure. They failed. Peace, work and coexistence have triumphed. Venezuela has triumphed,” Maduro said at the demonstration. Continue reading »