Category: Between Issues

These stories broke between runs of the paper.

TRUMP SPEAKS, (SOME) DEMOCRATS BOYCOTT & THE PEOPLE PROTEST

President Donald J. Trump spoke today in Jamestown at Virginia’s official event marking the 400th anniversary of the founding of the House of Burgesses. The colonial-era institution later morphed into the present-day Virginia General Assembly, giving rise to the claim that the state’s legislature is the Western Hemisphere’s oldest continuing representative body. Bullcrap.

ANTIWAR ACTIVISTS TAKE COURAGEOUS STAND AGAINST ATTEMPTED U.S. COUP IN VENEZUELA

With the permission of the government of Venezuela, volunteer members of the Embassy Protection Collective are living in the building that houses the Embassy of Venezuela in Washington, D.C. They are doing this because the U.S. government has expelled all embassy staff and have allowed supporters of coup leader Juan Guaido to mass outside the building.