We might be witnessing the power of the people in Hong Kong, but if we compare our coverage of a protest in a friendly country, a noticeable pattern emerges.
While we were distracted, America levelled new sanctions against two of their current enemies, Chelsea Manning and the people of Venezuela.
Current Affairs Wrap: Venezuela’s pseudo coup, AusPol’s latest week from hell, the MP who congratulated himself
Well, it’s been a particularly incompetent week, punctuated by Venezuela’s problematic coup and our lesser-known politicians being absolutely deplorable. But at least one elderly couple found $10m worth of methamphetamine on their doorstep. That’s good, right?
To handle the Venezuelan crisis, Donald Trump has painted in the medium of sanction. The cost, according to a new study, has been colossal.
As I write this “Venezuela Aid Live” is trending on Twitter, but I believe we’re being bamboozled, as we already know the reason why the West is so invested.