In his farewell message while waiting for his death, President Allende explained what was happening: "Foreign capital and imperialism, united with reactionary elements, created the climate."
The recent round of sanctions aimed at Moscow over the crisis in the Ukraine could backfire by accelerating a move away from the dollar as the world's reserve currency.
The arms used in this genocide were supplied to the Guatemalan military by successive U.S. administrations beginning with that of Ronald Reagan.
We can barely turn in any direction without encountering violence of one kind or another. It is a pervasive presence in our lives and the lives of people worldwide.
Over the past few weeks the American people have been served up a steady stream of words and images by the major media about the conflict in the Ukraine.
Our government bears a heavy responsibility for all these horrors; it's time to push for peace and for a humane foreign policy that puts people before profits.
The letter is regarding the political and violent attacks in the Ukraine by the Right Sector against the Communist Party of the Ukraine, the Ukrainian Jewish communities and other minorities and progressives.
U.S.-Russia relations took a dangerous turn over Ukraine and Crimea. This is a very troubling development. If it continues in the present direction, the result will be damaging on a range of issue,
It's been interesting to observe the large numbers of people who suddenly think they're experts on the ongoing crisis in Ukraine - both those on the left and the right.
Columnists and U.S. senators alike have called upon the Obama administration to come up with billions of dollars to bolster an unelected government in Kiev that is led by various stripes of ultra rightists, including fascists.