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Lucas Koerner: WOLA: Media’s ‘Left’ Source for Pro-Coup Propaganda in Venezuela

The US blockade is a naked expression of imperial might, which WOLA and other Western propaganda amplifiers hide behind empty rhetoric about “democracy” and “human rights.”

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Lucas Koerner: Trump Claims to Have Venezuela ‘Surrounded’ as Iranian Tankers Approach

Venezuela’s armed forces will escort the vessels upon reaching territorial waters.

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Lucas Koerner: How Global North’s Left Media Helped Pave Way for Bolivia Coup

Progressive and alternative media in the Global North have long portrayed Bolivia’s deposed Movement Towards Socialism (MAS) government as repressive, pro-capitalist and anti-environment—all in the name of “left” critique

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Lucas Koerner: Media Conceal Chile’s State Criminality, Delegitimize Bolivian Democracy

The coverage of Chile’s uprising proves once again that criminality on the part of Western states and their clients is perfectly palatable to corporate journalists whose atrocity, Michael Parenti observes, is always “against the truth.”

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Lucas Koerner: Whitewashing Neoliberal Repression in Chile and Ecuador

If the first casualty of war is truth, its self-anointed purveyors in the international media have much blood on their hands indeed

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Lucas Koerner: Washington Escalates Venezuela Sanctions into Full-Fledged Embargo

The latest measures amount to a total trade embargo impacting both US and foreign entities

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Lucas Koerner: Far More Diversity in Venezuela’s ‘Muzzled’ Media Than in US Corporate Press

The international corporate media have long displayed a peculiar creativity with the facts in their Venezuela reporting, to the point that coverage of the nation’s crisis has become perhaps the world’s most lucrative fictional genre. Ciara Nugent’s recent piece for Time (4/16/19), headlined “‘Venezuelans Are Starving for Information’: The Battle to Get News in a Read more…

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Lucas Koerner: Venezuelans Hold Rival Marches for Workers’ Day

Pompeo Threatens ‘Military Action’

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Lucas Koerner: The Meaning of Maduro’s Mandate

While the Venezuelan opposition’s fraud claims following President Maduro’s reelection triumph hold little water, the Bolivarian Revolution stands at the most critical crossroads of its history

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Lucas Koerner: Will the Venezuelan Masses Still Stand with Maduro?

Why is Chavismo still so popular amid Venezuela’s worst economic downturn in decades?

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