2018-11-29: Social Media Postees

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A New Report Charts the Increase in Limitations on Free Speech in Russia
Nadezhda Azhgikhina | thenation.com | 2018-11-29
A New Report Charts the Increase in Limitations on Free Speech in Russia…
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Ukraine Urges NATO to Deploy Ships Amid Standoff With Russia
Staff | truthdig.com | 2018-11-29
The Ukrainian president's proposal is sharply criticized by Russia as a provocation that could further inflame tensions between the two countries. | The post Ukraine Urges NATO to Deploy Ships Amid Standoff With Russia appeared first on Truthdig: Expert Reporting, Current News, Provocative Columnists.
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Cuba's president travels abroad, firms up relations, gains economic support
WTWJ | peoplesworld.org | 2018-11-29
Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel returned to Havana November 15 after a multi-nation trip to Russia, North Korea, China, Vietnam, and Laos. He and his delegation had also stopped in Paris and London. In late September in New York, he had introduced himself to the world community at the United Nations General Assembly. Spanish Prime Minister …
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Video: US Is Establishing 'Observation Posts' on Syrian-Turkish Border
South Front | globalresearch.ca | 2018-11-29
On November 28, Russian air-defense forces deployed intercepted and destroyed an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) near the Russian Hmeimim airbase in the province of Lattakia, according to local sources. | The intercepted UAV was probably an armed UAV launched by militants … | The post Video: US Is Establishing 'Observation Posts' on Syrian-Turkish Border appeared first on Global Research.
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NATO's Largesse: "Nuclear Sharing"
Ann Garrison | globalresearch.ca | 2018-11-29
On November 10, a 5,290-ton Norwegian warship sank into one of the country's inner fiords after colliding with a 62,557-ton tanker carrying almost 100 million liters of oil. CNN reported, "Now all that remains above the waterline is the frigate's … | The post NATO's Largesse: "Nuclear Sharing" appeared first on Global Research.
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Russia Deploys S-400 Missiles to Crimea in Military Showdown with Ukraine
Zero Hedge | globalresearch.ca | 2018-11-29
Predictably the crisis that began on Sunday between Russia and Ukraine in the Kerch Strait is quickly worsening as Russia has announced plans to deploy more of its advanced S-400 surface-to-air missile systems to Crimea. | Adding to tensions, Reuters… | The post Russia Deploys S-400 Missiles to Crimea in Military Showdown with Ukraine app…
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The commune and 21st century socialism: A conversation with Robert Longa of El Panal Commune
Cira Pascual Marquina | mronline.org | 2018-11-29
In this interview, VA talks with a key cadre of the Alexis Vive Patriotic Force, an organization based in the 23 Enero barrio that has worked to build Venezuela's most emblematic urban commune. | Source…
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Trump vows 'devastating' counterpunch to 'angry Mueller gang of Dems'
RT | rt.com | 2018-11-29
Donald Trump has threatened to deliver a devastating blow to his critics by declassifying documents related to Robert Mueller's probe unless his political opponents stop harassing witnesses into lying about Russia collusion. | …
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Why is Rosenstein in jail on Trump's meme? He 'shouldn't have picked special counsel'
RT | rt.com | 2018-11-29
US President Donald Trump has hinted that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein should be jailed as he "never should have picked a special counsel." Trump was answering a question about the jailed official's meme he retweeted. | …
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Michael Cohen pleads guilty to making false statements to Congress
RT | rt.com | 2018-11-29
Michael Cohen, former attorney to President Trump, has pleaded guilty to making false statements to Congress regarding Special Counsel Robert Mueller's 'Russiagate' investigation. | …
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Ukraine's provocation in the Azov Sea
wsws | wsws.org | 2018-11-29
The Ukrainian military, with the support of high-level figures within the US state, has instigated a major international crisis ahead of this week's G20 summit.
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Privatisation leaves Northern Beaches Hospital in critical situation
Fred_F | greenleft.org.au | 2018-11-29
The NSW Coalition government's privatisation of the Northern Beaches Hospital on the city's upper North Shore has created a crisis situation with the cancellation of elective surgery and doctors threatening to strike over staff shortages and a lack of vital medical supplies. | The failure to provide adequate facilities and resources since its opening in November has created a shortage in syringes, IV lines, medical swabs, saline bags, needles, wash cloths and alcohol rub and maternity pads. | The Australian Salaried Medical Officers Federation NSW has expressed its "grave concerns" about the situation t…
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Sedition Free SS…11-27-18 Mouse Report
DJ Mouse | indybay.org | 2018-11-29
As the world's foremost journalist Julian Assange remains trapped and gagged in the Ecuadoran embassy in London and the Mueller probe goes on…pushing the Administration into more and more hawkish behavior to prove he's not a Russian bot…pseudo lefties cheer on the getaway driver in the FBI's Whitey Bulger murders, Pan Am 103 frame-up, 9-11-01 WTC Pentabomb operation and many other major federal crimes since the horrible '80s…we sample the sedition free Sunday Show then go back to Sunday Sedition host Andrea Lewis for a reality check '80s…1 hr.)…
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Ukraine is preparing a nuclear bomb for Europe
Scott Hayward | indybay.org | 2018-11-29
Despite the economic and financial crisis, Ukrainian authorities try to rehabilitate their country's nuclear industry which is currently in a poor condition.
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"Reading Between the Headlines" Workshop on Russia/Ukraine Conflict
PFSL | indybay.org | 2018-11-29
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The Cultural Revolution in China-How Capitalism Was Restored & Bob Avakian's New Communism
Revolution Books | indybay.org | 2018-11-29
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The Forest is Our Heartbeat: The struggle to save Indigenous land in Malaysia
amnesty | amnesty.org | 2018-11-29
Across Malaysia, extensive land development is adversely affecting Indigenous peoples, posing a threat to ancestral lands, traditional ways of life and a wide spectrum of human rights. The Indigenous peoples of Malaysia comprise over 67 ethnic groups composing 14% of the country's population. They reside in almost every state and territory within the Federation and are afforded special recognition in the country's constitution. Despite this, they continue to suffer from disproportionate levels of poverty and ongoing social exclusion, in part due to an absence of formal recognition of their land as well as a lack…
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Ukraine: Barriers to Free Movement for Older People
Human Rights Watch | hrw.org | 2018-11-29
An older man with a disability sits on an old luggage cart preparing to cross the Stanitsa Luhanska border point in Eastern Ukraine. With wheelchairs rarely available, older people and others with mobility disabilities may resort to crossing by carts or sleds pushed by strangers, for a fee. April 6, 2018. | © 2018 John Wendle for Human Rights Watch | (Kyiv) — Older people who need to travel between the Luhansk region of eastern Ukraine and governme…
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Ukraine's President Warns of "Full-Scale War With Russia"
Jason Ditz | theantimedia.com | 2018-11-28
(ANTIWAR.COM) — Since the 2014 Ukrainian revolution, top Ukrainian politicians have talked up the threat of an imminent, full-scale war in Russia. Years later, this continues to get raised every time a tense moment with Russia erupts. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is now citing Sunday's maritime incident in the Sea of Azov, and says "Ukraine is under …

Ukraine’s President Warns of "Full-Scale War With Russia"

Video: British Special Forces in Ukraine. Alleged Chemical Weapons and Black Ops Against Donbass?
Vesti News | globalresearch.ca | 2018-11-28
We bring to the attention of our readers a Donbass report pertaining to the presence of British Special Forces in Ukraine. Yet to be verified these special forces are said to be experts in chemical weapons. | British military personnel have … | The post Video: British Special Forces in Ukraine. Alleged Chemical Weapons and Black Ops Against Donbass? appeared first on Global Research.
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Trump/Putin Meeting at G20: On or Off? Showdown with China's Xi Jinping?
Stephen Lendman | globalresearch.ca | 2018-11-28
G20 leaders will meet on Friday and Saturday in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Kiev's staged Black Sea provocation and Trump's trade war with China hang over the summit, along with US hostility toward Russia, endless war in Syria, and other major … | The post Trump/Putin Meeting at G20: On or Off? Showdown with China's Xi Jinping? appeared first on Global Research.
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With tensions mounting over Kerch Strait incident, will Ukraine replace Syria as focus for U.S.' Russia containment strategy?
Whitney Webb | mronline.org | 2018-11-28
As has been the case in the past, it seems that the U.S.' botched proxy war in Syria will spur Washington to seek to revive the proxy war in Ukraine. | Source…
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India's "Connect Central Asia" Strategy Will Heighten Regional Competition
Andrew Korybko | globalresearch.ca | 2018-11-28
This possibility was discussed in mid-November during the bilateral Investment Forum and signifies the natural outgrowth of India's connectivity investments in Iran. Reaching the Russian marketplace is the prime reason why India's investing in the Islamic Republic's infrastructure, but it … | The post India's "Connect Central Asia" Strategy Will Heighten Regional Competition appeared fi…
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Lying to Robert Mueller Is Just a Terrible Idea
Shared by Cherise | truthout.org | 2018-11-28
Donald Trump announced last week that he has completed his written answers for special counsel Robert Mueller's ongoing Russian collusion investigation. "I write the answers. My lawyers don't write answers," he said during an Oval Office bill signing when asked if he had completed the questions himself. "I was asked a series of questions. I answered them very easily." Then he finished his choco-milk like a big boy, you betcha. | One question remains open and unresolved: Will Trump agree to a sit-d…
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Malaysian Airlines MH17 as a Prism of Disaster. Ukraine and the New Cold War
PKVDP | globalresearch.ca | 2018-11-28
Relevant to unfolding events in Ukraine, this article was first published on July 25, 2018 | The uproar in the West, and in the United States in particular, that followed the summit meeting between presidents Trump and Putin in Helsinki on … | The post Malaysian Airlines MH17 as a Prism of Disaster. Ukraine and the New Cold War appeared first on Global Research.
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Russia Is Key to Asia's Future Development. Putin's Asia Pivot. China's Belt and Road. Towards A "Greater Eurasian Partnership"
F. William Engdahl | globalresearch.ca | 2018-11-28
As serious problems emerge with the further development of China's ultra-ambitious New Economic Silk Road, the formally named Belt, Road Initiative (BRI) the Russian Federation, especially in the wake of Washington's mis-named trade war, is finding a positive role that … | The post Russia Is Key to Asia's Future Development. Putin's Asia Pivot. China's Belt and Road. Towards A "Greater Eurasian Partnership" appeared first on Global Research.
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Ukraine's Pinochet Scenario
Nicolai N. Petro | thenation.com | 2018-11-28
Ukraine's Pinochet Scenario…
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EU Reassures Iran Of Commitment To JCPOA
Tasnim News | iranian.com | 2018-11-28
European Union Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini, after a meeting with Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran Ali Akbar Salehi, reiterated the bloc's resolve to preserve the 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers. "They equally expressed their determination to preserve the nuclear agreement as a matter of respecting international agreements and […] | The post EU Reassures Iran Of Commitment To JCPOA appeared first on The Iranian.
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Russian Rap Under Fire
Human Rights Watch | hrw.org | 2018-11-28
Husky singing to his fans from the top of a car. Krasnodar, 2018. | © Screengrab from YouTube | Last week, Husky, a popular Russian rapper, was detained by police for singing to his fans in the street — one of the latest in a growing list of Russian musicians suffering from a crackdown by authorities. | His arrest in the southern Russian city of Krasnodar came after several of his shows in different cities had been cancelled through the intervent…
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Dismantle the American Doomsday Machine — Daniel Ellsberg on RAI (12/13)
Shared by trnn_cms_operator | therealnews.com | 2018-11-27
Congress should hold hearings into nuclear winter and eliminating the hair-trigger and obsolete ICBM's — says Daniel Ellsberg on Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay | The post Dismantle the American Doomsday Machine — Daniel Ellsberg on RAI (12/13) appeared first on The Real News Network.
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Ukraine Declares Martial Law as Tensions With Russia Soar
Jason Ditz | theantimedia.com | 2018-11-27
(ANTIWAR.COM) — Following up on Sunday's maritime incident in the Sea of Azov, the Ukrainian parliament voted Monday on a declaration of martial law. They are presenting this as a "partial mobilization" of the military as officials hype the possibility of war with Russia. The martial law will formally begin on Wednesday, and last for 30 days. President Petro Poroshenko said …

Ukraine Declares Martial Law as Tensions With Russia Soar

Moscow & NATO Playing a 'Dangerous Tit-For-Tat Game' in the Ukraine
Shared by Hezvo Mpunga | therealnews.com | 2018-11-27
Col. Lawrence Wilkerson says that the latest Ukraine crisis, in which Russia is holding Ukrainian navy boats, was foreseeable and likely, given NATO's constant encroachment on Russia's border region | The post Moscow & NATO Playing a 'Dangerous Tit-For-Tat Game' in the Ukraine appeared first on The Real News Network.
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Russian National Dies After Detention by US Immigration
Human Rights Watch | hrw.org | 2018-11-27
Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma, Washington. | © Nathalie Graham/The Stranger | Over Thanksgiving weekend, another person who was in US immigration detention died. | Mergensana Amar, a Russian national who had been detained at Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma, Washington, was taken off life support on Saturday, according to US Immigration and Customs Enforcement. ICE stated he had attempted suicide on November 15; the…
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Russia: Bail refusal for Chechen prisoner of conscience is latest affront to justice
amnesty | amnesty.org | 2018-11-26
Responding to the news that a court in Chechnya has refused to release human rights defender Oyub Titiev on bail, Natalia Prilutskaya, Amnesty International's Russia Researcher, said: | "The decision not to grant bail to Oyub Titiev once again demonstrates the political motivation of the case against him. He has committed no crime, having been jailed on completely fabricated drug charges, and must be released immediately and unconditionally. |
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A socialist look at the Florida 2018 midterm results: Part 2
Fight Back | fightbacknews.org | 2018-11-24
This is part two of a two-part series. View part one here. | The specter of socialism in South Florida | It's notable that Gillum saw narrower margins of victory in the three largest counties in South Florida, which typically go big for Democrats. He won, but he needed to win bigger to overcome DeSantis' mega-margins in rural Florida. Some have pointed out that DeSantis' better-than-expected performance in Miami-Dade and Broward came from his Cuban-American, Spanish-speaking running mate, Representative Jeanette Nun…
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The Doomsday Machine and Nuclear Winter — Daniel Ellsberg on RAI (11/13)
Shared by Hezvo Mpunga | therealnews.com | 2018-11-23
An H Bomb first strike will create firestorms and smoke that ends most human life; this is a fact ignored by military planners and by the Trump administration which doesn't believe in climate science — says Daniel Ellsberg on Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay | The post The Doomsday Machine and Nuclear Winter — Daniel Ellsberg on RAI (11/13) appeared first on The Real News Network.
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A March to Disaster: Noam Chomsky Condemns Trump for Pulling Out of Landmark Nuclear Arms Treaty
Democracy Now! | democracynow.org | 2018-11-22
President Donald Trump recently announced plans to pull the United States out of a landmark nuclear arms pact with Russia, in a move that could spark a new arms race. President Ronald Reagan and former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev signed the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty, or INF, in 1987. The INF banned all nuclear and non-nuclear missiles with short and medium ranges. The treaty helped to eliminate thousands of land-based missiles. We spoke with world-renowned political dissident, linguist and author Noam Chomsky in October about the significance of the INF treaty and the impact of Trump's plan to…
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Elected Constituent Assembly in Venezuela provoked International Outrage, not the illegal handpicked one in Ecuador
Joe Emersberger | zcomm.org | 2018-11-22
"CONAIE and CREO direct the new National Electoral Council" announces a headline yesterday in the rightwing Ecuadorian newspaper El Universo. CONAIE is a self-declared "left" federation representing indigenous peoples in Ecuador. CREO is the party of the "defeated" right wing presidential candidate in 2017. I put "defeated" in quotes because CREO's electoral defeat — which they stupidly Read…
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Lurching Toward Catastrophe: The Trump Administration and Nuclear Weapons
Lawrence Wittner | zcomm.org | 2018-11-18
In July 2017, by a vote of 122 to 1, with one abstention, nations from around the world attending a United Nations-sponsored conference in New York City voted to approve a treaty to ban nuclear weapons. Although this Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons received little coverage in the mass media, its passage was Read…
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US-Funded Neo-Nazis in Ukraine Mentor US White Supremacists
Consortiumnews | consortiumnews.com | 2018-11-17
Short-sighted U.S. foreign policy that backs jihadists in the Middle East and neo-Nazis in Ukraine is once again blowing back on the United States, as Max Blumenthal explains. FBI: Azov Battalion Trained Rise Above Movement By Max Blumenthal Last month,… Read more ?…
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Out-of-control system burns California
stuart_m | greenleft.org.au | 2018-11-16
A combination of real estate capitalism and climate change has unleashed murderous fires in California, writes Phil Hearse. | Things are getting serious. On November 15, at least are 56 were confirmed dead with hundreds missing. Thousands of homes and businesses have burned down. Two major fires, in the north and south of the state, were still not under control. | The scenes could be the aftermath of a US or Russian bombing raid in the Middle East — bodies littered on the ground, people burned to death in their cars, families devastated with grief at the loss of homes and loved ones. | United States Preside…
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Blowback: How US-Funded Fascists in Ukraine Mentor US White Supremacists
Max Blumenthal | grayzoneproject.com | 2018-11-15
Not only are white supremacists from across the West flocking to Ukraine to learn from the combat experience of their… | The post Blowback: How US-Funded Fascists in Ukraine Mentor US White Supremacists appeared first on Grayzone Project.
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Venezuelan Vice President Cements Economic Ties During Asian Tour
TEV | venezuelanalysis.com | 2018-10-31
Rodriguez met with Chinese and Russian economic specialists during the final day of a regional Asiatic tour.
venezuelanalysis.com/news/14123

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