2018-12-31: Social Media Postees

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South Australian university partners with US defense contractor Lockheed Martin
WSWS | wsws.org | 2018-12-31
The decision by the University of Adelaide, behind the backs of students and staff, marks the further integration of Australian universities into the US-led war drive against China and Russia.
www.wsws.org/en/articles/2018/12/31/univ…

US intelligence think tank conducted "false flag" operation impersonating Russian election interference
WSWS | wsws.org | 2018-12-31
New Knowledge sought to influence the 2017 Alabama election and make it appear that Russia was intervening to back the Republican candidate.
www.wsws.org/en/articles/2018/12/31/know…

Nuclear plant closures continue
Michael Steinberg | indybay.org | 2018-12-31
The pace of nuclear power plant shutdowns is increasing.
indybay.org/newsitems/2018/12/27/1881999…

Iran's Khademalsharieh Wins Silver At World Chess Blitz Championship
Tehran Times | iranian.com | 2018-12-31
Sarasadat Khademalsharieh from Iran claimed a silver medal at the World Blitz Chess Championship on Sunday. Russian Kateryna Lagno won the Women's Section and repeated her success of 2010. She collected 13.5 points. Khademalsharieh took the silver with 13 points and the bronze medal went to Chinese Lei Tingjie who scored 12.5 points. The chess […] | The post Iran's Khademalsharieh Wins Silver At World Chess Blitz Championship appeared first on The Iranian.
iranian.com/2018/12/31/irans-khademalsha…

28 Signs That the West Coast Is Being Absolutely Fried with Nuclear Radiation from Fukushima
Michael Snyder | globalresearch.ca | 2018-12-30
Note to readers: please click the share buttons above | Note: 7 years after the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster, we bring to the attention of our readers this piece originally published in October 2013. The situation today is far more serious … | The post 28 Signs That the West Coast Is Being Absolutely Fried with Nuclear Radiation from Fukushima appeared first on Global Research.
globalresearch.ca/28-signs-that-the-west…

The Geopolitics of Border Walls and Fences. Russia's Crimea-Ukraine Fence
Stephen Lendman | globalresearch.ca | 2018-12-30
Walls are about exclusion, not inclusion, often falling way short of security they're built to provide. | The Great Wall of China fortifications is best known, construction begun over 2,000 years ago, most of it dating from the Ming dynasty (1368 … | The post The Geopolitics of Border Walls and Fences. Russia's Crimea-Ukraine Fence appeared first on Global Research.
globalresearch.ca/the-geopolitics-of-bor…

"Sleeping with the Enemy" in Northern Syria? The Putin-Erdogan "Demilitarized Zone"
Stephen Lendman | globalresearch.ca | 2018-12-30
They're strange bedfellows — Putin-led democratic Russia v. fantasy democracy Turkey under tinpot despot/wannabe sultan Erdogan. | The aims of both countries in Syria are world's apart, squaring the circle between them no simple task. | Last September, Putin let Erdogan deceive … | The post "Sleeping with the Enemy" in Northern Syria? The Putin-Erdogan "Demilitarized Zone" appeared first on Global Research.
globalresearch.ca/sleeping-with-the-enem…

US Rage for Endless Wars Threatens World Peace in the New Year. The Danger of Nuclear War is Real
Stephen Lendman | globalresearch.ca | 2018-12-29
Washington's hegemonic aims represent the greatest threat to world peace and humanity's survival. | At his annual marathon Q & A news conference last week, Vladimir Putin warned about possible nuclear war, a growing threat because of Washington's reckless geopolitical agenda, … | The post US Rage for Endless Wars Threatens World Peace in the New Year. The Danger of Nuclear War is Real appeared first on Global Research.
globalresearch.ca/us-rage-for-endless-wa…

The Green New Deal Promises Peace and Progress
Harvey Wasserman | zcomm.org | 2018-12-29
Will Nuclear Advocates Undermine it?>…
zcomm.org/znetarticle/the-green-new-deal…

Trump Administration to Veto Cuba Baseball Deal
teleSUR | telesurenglish.net | 2018-12-29
Florida Republican Senator Marco Rubio is attempting to veto an Obama-era ruling allowing Cuban athletes to join Major League Baseball without first having to defect to the United States. | RELATED: | Cuban, US Leagues Ink Deal to Protect Cuban Baseball Players | Rubio has asked Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to rule that the Cuban government controls the island baseball league, therefore nullifying the deal. | "The deal between MLB and the Cuban Baseball Federation is both illegal…
telesurenglish.net/news/Trump-Administra…

The United States is First in War, But Trailing in Crucial Aspects of Modern Civilization
Lawrence Wittner | zcomm.org | 2018-12-29
Maybe those delirious crowds chanting "USA, USA" have got something. When it comes to military power, the United States reigns supreme. Newsweek reported in March 2018: "The United States has the strongest military in the world," with over 2 million military personnel and vast numbers of the most advanced nuclear missiles, military aircraft, warships, tanks, Read…
zcomm.org/zblogs/the-united-states-is-fi…

Democratic operative who bragged about Russian bot 'false flag' issues contradiction-filled denial
RT | rt.com | 2018-12-29
The Democratic operative who boasted about orchestrating a "false flag" operation that used fake Russian bots to swing a US Senate race has issued a farcical denial in which he backpedals on his own publicly available statements. | …
rt.com/usa/447682-jonathon-morgan-russia…

"In Hungary, there is no way forward but strikes"
Eds. | mronline.org | 2018-12-28
Guzslován Gábor of the Federation of Metal Workers Union of Hungary talks about the impact of the 'slave law' passed by the far-right government of Viktor Orbán and the massive protests against it. | Source…
mronline.org/2018/12/28/in-hungary-there…

New Studies Show Pundits Are Wrong About Russian Social-Media Involvement in US Politics
Aaron Maté | thenation.com | 2018-12-28
New Studies Show Pundits Are Wrong About Russian Social-Media Involvement in US Politics…
thenation.com/article/russiagate-electio…

Putin and Russia's Turn to Capitalism
Louis Proyect | counterpunch.org | 2018-12-28
For the longest time Vladimir Putin has assumed the role of an Ian Fleming super-villain in the imaginations of both liberal and neoconservative pundits. Like one of those well-worn set pieces in a James Bond novel, he sits opposite our British super-spy in a chess game with the world hegemony awarded to the winning side.
counterpunch.org/2018/12/28/putin-and-ru…

Alien invasion? Russian hackers? New York City skyline flickers in surreal neon blue (VIDEOS)
RT | rt.com | 2018-12-28
A transformer explosion at the Consolidated Edison energy company has lit up the skies over New York city, shocking witnesses and prompting wild theories ranging from an alien invasion to a Russian cyber-attack on the power grid. | …
rt.com/usa/447561-new-york-astoria-explo…

The only 'Russian bots' to meddle in US elections belonged to Democrat-linked 'experts'
RT | rt.com | 2018-12-28
US cyber-security experts have blamed Russia for meddling in American elections since 2016. Now it has emerged that authors of a Senate report on 'Russian' meddling actually ran a "false flag" meddling operation themselves. | …
rt.com/usa/447619-new-knowledge-russia-b…

Ukraine Prepares for War with Russia
Jim Carey | theantimedia.com | 2018-12-28
(GPA) — While western media frets over Trump's withdrawal from Syria, Ukraine is trying to start a war with Russia. While much of the western media is fretting over the decision by US President Donald Trump to withdraw American troops from northern Syria there is another potential conflict brewing. This time, the trouble is, once again, coming …

Ukraine Prepares for War with Russia

The Green New Deal Promises Peace and Progress. Will Nuclear Advocates Undermine it?
Harvey Wasserman | progressive.org | 2018-12-27
The environmental policy centerpiece of the incoming Democratic House of Representatives has ignited tremendous grassroots enthusiasm.
progressive.org/dispatches/the-green-new…

The Facts of Russiagate Have Been Obvious for a Long Time
Start Making Sense, Jon Wiener | thenation.com | 2018-12-27
The Facts of Russiagate Have Been Obvious for a Long Time…
thenation.com/article/russiagate-trump-k…

Senate Report on Russian Interference Was Written By Disinformation Warriors Behind Alabama 'False Flag Operation'
Dan Cohen | mintpressnews.com | 2018-12-27
Hailed by Congress and the media as defenders of democracy, high-tech Russiagate hustlers Jonathon Morgan and Ryan Fox have been exposed for waging "an elaborate 'false flag' operation" to swing the 2017 Alabama senate race. | The post Senate Report on Russian Interference Was Written By Disinformation Warriors Behind Alabama 'False Flag Operation' appeared first on MintPress News.
mintpressnews.com/senate-report-russia-i…

'Communism for Kids'–but mostly for grownups with imagination
Eric A. Gordon | peoplesworld.org | 2018-12-27
This short book (101 pages with lots of illustrations, presumably by the author) in a pocket-sized edition is ostensibly aimed at teaching young readers to: 1) critique capitalism for its many-faceted injustices and 2) conceive of a humanistic communism true to some of the founders' original stateless principles. "Before attempting to show that communism might …
peoplesworld.org/article/communism-for-k…

Washington Just Injected Serious Cash and Weapons into Ukraine's Far-Right Regime
Finian Cunningham | mintpressnews.com | 2018-12-27
It doesn't seem to bother US lawmakers that the government of Ukraine is dominated by Neo-Nazi demagogues and paramilitaries who worship Stepan Bandera and other Ukrainian collaborators in the Third Reich's Final Solution. | The post Washington Just Injected Serious Cash and Weapons into Ukraine's Far-Right Regime appeared first on MintPress News.
mintpressnews.com/washington-injects-cas…

Maria Butina and the Criminalization of Citizen Diplomacy
Sarah Lindemann-Komarova | thenation.com | 2018-12-26
Maria Butina and the Criminalization of Citizen Diplomacy…
thenation.com/article/maria-butina-russi…

Senate Report on Russian Interference Was Written By Disinformation Warriors Behind Alabama 'False Flag Operation'
Dan Cohen | grayzoneproject.com | 2018-12-25
Hailed by Congress and the media as defenders of democracy, high-tech Russiagate hustlers Jonathon Morgan and Ryan Fox have been… | The post Senate Report on Russian Interference Was Written By Disinformation Warriors Behind Alabama 'False Flag Operation' appeared first on Grayzone Project.
grayzoneproject.com/2018/12/25/senate-re…

The Double Games of Foes and Friends: The Intercept's 2018 National Security Coverage
The Intercept | theintercept.com | 2018-12-25
From government eavesdropping on private citizens to revelatory details about Russian interference in the 2016 election to Washington's draconian efforts to track and punish whistleblowers and journalists, surveillance and spying have been recurring themes this year. Influence-peddling has been rampant, with Saudi Arabia and its Gulf allies cozying up to the Trump administration in exchange for insider information, freedom to silence dissidents, and crucial assistance for their brutal war in Yemen. The U.S. government, meanwhile, has been up to its old tricks, honoring war criminals and promoting a notorious over…
theintercept.com/2018/12/25/the-intercep…

Russian Federation: The Network case, shrouded in secrecy and marred by numerous torture allegations
amnesty | amnesty.org | 2018-12-24
Amnesty International is concerned about the ongoing prosecution of at least 10 young men from Penza and St Petersburg, mostly left-wing political activists describing themselves as antifascists and anarchists, in connection with the so called "Network" (Set') case. It is particularly concerning that the complaints, made by several of the co-accused, about torture and other ill-treatment allegedly being used to extract "confessions", are not being investigated effectively.
amnesty.org/en/documents/eur46/9625/2018…

Cold War Radar System a Trillion Dollar Fraud — Lester Earnest on RAI (1/4)
Shared by Jocelyn Dombroski | therealnews.com | 2018-12-24
Profit and deception drove cold-war militarization, says Lester Earnest, founder of the Artificial Intelligence Lab at Stanford; Earnest says the anti-nuclear bomber SAGE radar system never worked and carried on for 25 years — Lester Earnest on Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay | The post Cold War Radar System a Trillion Dollar Fraud — Lester Earnest on RAI (1/4) appeared first on The Real News Network.
therealnews.com/stories/cold-war-radar-s…

NAACP Launches Boycott of Facebook: Platform Is Unhealthy for African Americans & U.S. Democracy
Democracy Now! | democracynow.org | 2018-12-20
Facebook is under fire again, this time for new revelations that Russian trolls targeted African Americans on social media in an effort to influence the vote ahead of the 2016 election. A pair of bipartisan reports published by the Senate Intelligence Committee Monday claim the Russian government focused on African Americans in its effort to suppress the turnout of voters likely to cast ballots for Hillary Clinton, spreading fake news and sowing discord in the run-up to the election. The NAACP has launched a Facebook boycott in response, demanding the social media giant be held responsible. We speak with Derrick…
www.democracynow.org/2018/12/20/naacp_la…

Foreign Correspondent: Sex, Russia, and Impeachment
Reese Erlich | progressive.org | 2018-12-14
Trump has committed multiple impeachable offenses. Colluding with Putin isn't one of them.
progressive.org/dispatches/sex-russia-an…

Russia Rejects US Reaction to Military Cooperation with Venezuela
TeleSUR English | venezuelanalysis.com | 2018-12-12
The deployment of the Russian warplanes follows Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro's visit to Russia last week.
venezuelanalysis.com/news/14182

Oppose nuclear weapons? Stop backing the companies that produce them
pip.hinman | greenleft.org.au | 2018-12-11
Research published by Don't Bank on the Bomb Scotland in September revealed the extent of Scotland's investments in nuclear weapons companies, including shares worth nearly £300 million held by the Scottish local government pension funds. | This week, new analysis by The Ferret showed that the Scottish Parliamentary Pension Scheme (SPPS) holds shares worth £2 million in fossil fuels, arms and tobacco companies. This includes £175,495 in Rolls Royce, one of four key contractors involved in Britain's Trident nuclear…
greenleft.org.au/content/oppose-nuclear-weapons-stop-backing-companies-produce-them

NATO-Backed Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko Poses with Pro-Nazi Soldier
Ben Norton | grayzoneproject.com | 2018-12-10
Ukraine President Poroshenko promoted a photo of himself posing next to a soldier wearing a Nazi SS totenkopf patch. By… | The post NATO-Backed Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko Poses with Pro-Nazi Soldier appeared first on Grayzone Project.
grayzoneproject.com/2018/12/10/nato-ukra…

Reviving the Nuclear Disarmament Movement: A Practical Proposal
Lawrence Wittner | zcomm.org | 2018-12-08
In late November 2018, Noam Chomsky, the world-renowned public intellectual, remarked that "humanity faces two imminent existential threats: environmental catastrophe and nuclear war." Curiously, although a widespread environmental movement has developed to save the planet from accelerating climate change, no counterpart has emerged to take on the rising danger of nuclear disaster. Indeed, this danger‚Äïexemplified Read…
zcomm.org/zblogs/reviving-the-nuclear-di…

Venezuela's Maduro Seeks 'Golden Finish' to 2018 with International Offensive as Russia & Turkey Blast US Sanctions
Paul Dobson | venezuelanalysis.com | 2018-12-05
Economic, financial, political, military, and counter-terrorism ties were strengthened between Caracas and both countries.
venezuelanalysis.com/news/14175

With INF Ultimatum, Trump's Maximalist Approach Strikes Again
Paul Kawika Martin | peaceaction.org | 2018-12-04
Washington, D.C. — December 4, 2018 — In response to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's announcement that the U.S. will formally announce its intention to withdraw from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty in 60 days if Russia does not come into compliance with the treaty by then, Paul Kawika Martin, Senior Director for Policy […] | The post With INF Ultimatum, Trump's Maximalist Approach Strikes Again appeared first on Peace Action…
peaceaction.org/2018/12/04/with-inf-ulti…

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