News Roundup 1/24/19

by | Jan 24, 2019

News Roundup 1/24/19

by | Jan 24, 2019

Venezuelan Regime Change

  • The US recognizes Juan Guaido as interim president of Venezuela. [Link]
  • Juan Guaido declares himself interim president of Venezuela. [Link]  
  • Venezuelan president Maduro cuts diplomatic ties with the US and gives US diplomats 72 hours to leave Venezuela. [Link] The US rejects Maduro’s cutting of diplomatic ties. [Link]

Amazon

  • A group of Amazon stockholders push the company not to sell facial recognition technology to police. [Link]
  • Amazon spent over $14 million on lobbying in 2018. [Link]

Russiagate

  • Ray McGovern on the lack of Russiagate evidence. [Link]
  • Glenn Greenwald gives the top ten biggest Russiagate lies. [Link]
  • Lee Camp explains how the Senate Russiagate report fails to show Russia interfered in the 2016 election. [Link]

US Foreign Policy

  • Moon of Alabama summarizes the new revelations by Seymour Hersh about Iran Contra. [Link]
  • Philip Giraldi breaks down the alliance between the Neocons and Progressives. [Link]
  • Maj Danny Sjursen argues Trump should force Congress to vote on war issues. [Link]

US News

  • The FDA threatens to pull e-cigarettes off the market. [Link]  
  • An American citizen – who works for Iranian state media has been released after being held without charges for ten days. [Link]
  • James Bovard explains how Trump’s Attorney General nominee helped the FBI get away with crimes at Ruby Ridge. [Link]
  • Texas is now the world’s fourth-largest oil producer. [Link]

About Kyle Anzalone

Kyle Anzalone is news editor of the Libertarian Institute, opinion editor of Antiwar.com and co-host of Conflicts of Interest with Will Porter and Connor Freeman.

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