This is what a modern coup looks like. After decades of relentless demonization, subversion, and economic warfare, the US is trying to force the issue via hostile diplomacy. Look for almost every single Democrat and Republican congressperson to fully support this attack on Venezuela’s sovereignty and the principle of national self-determination. Among US political elites Empire is a bipartisan reflex.
Most of these images were made by George Rodger, who also documented the liberation of Bergen-Belsen. What would they look like if they were made by Black Kenyans?
Emile De Antonio’s provocative 1968 documentary In the Year of the Pig. There are distressing images in this film. But also long talky patches. Non-required.
These excerpts could prove useful to a discussion of Ravenous and The Sorrow of War.
Two entries from Ness, Immanuel, Cope, Zak (Eds.) The Palgrave Encyclopedia of Imperialism and Anti-imperialism. NY: Palgrave Macmillan. 2016.
Physicians for Social Responsibility, Body Count: Casualty Figures After Ten Years of the “War on Terror” Body_Count_first_international_edition_2015_final
Anybody in the mood for another undeclared war?