Venezuela: The U.S. Plot Thickens

More U.S. efforts to oust Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro: Power outages are increasing, along with the ever-tightening U.S. sanctions which continue to devastate Venezuela’s economy.  Independent Journalist Greg Palast is now reporting that the infamous billionaire Koch brothers have a big part in the drive to remove Maduro from office.  Palast says that’s because Venezuela is refusing to supply the Koch refineries in Texas

with the type of heavy oil that country produces, and which the refineries need.  On-target’s Larry Sparano talks about that and more, with Kent Garrett of WIOX Radio New York:

Venezuela: Elliot Abrams to Impose “Democracy”

He’s back!  The same Neocon who brought “Democracy” to other South American nations, is now in charge of doing the same to Venezuela.  A look at the picture above says it all:  Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announcing Abrams as the new Special U.S. Envoy to Venezuela.  He’s the determined-looking fellow lurking to Pompeo’s right.  Larry Sparano lays out in detail Abrams’ past atrocities, and his plans to make Venezuela safe for American interests.  His discussion with Kent Garrett of WIOX Radio New York follows a report by Abby Martin of the Empire Files Podcast

Color Line Explains Crisis in Venezuela

Part of the untold story about what’s happening in Venezuela involves a very old story in Latin America, of the haves and have nots, which also a story of skin color. On-Target’s Larry Sparano lays it all out, in a conversation with Kent Garrett of WIOX Radio New York. Their discussion follows a report by independent journalist Greg Palast, of Information Clearning House. http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/51083.htm

Trump Socialism

Better Healthcare Through “Socialism”?

In his State of the Union address, President Trump vowed that America will never become a socialist nation.  That seemed to be a shot at Bernie Sanders and the new Democrats who won their mid-term elections by calling for universal Healthcare, free education, higher taxes on the rich and other programs which many Republicans are quick to label as “socialism.”  But would such programs really be socialism, and lead to the ruination of the country?  An increasing number of Americans seem to think otherwise, as reflected in recent public opinion polls.  Here’s On-Target’s Larry Sparano, in discussion with Kent Garrett of WIOX Radio New York:

U.S. Effort to Remove Maduro: Will Russia Intervene?

Why is the U.S. trying to oust Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro, and replace him with Juan Guaido?  And will Russia, and even China try to stop it?  On-Target’s Larry Sparano says it’s an old story of U.S. exploitation of Latin America, and is reminiscent of what happened in Cuba.  Here’s his discussion with Kent Garrett of WIOX Radio New York: