Daily Archives: November 1, 2018

2018-11-01: News Headlines

Michael T. Klare (2018-11-01). The New Global Tinderbox: It's Not Your Mother's Cold War. counterpunch.org When it comes to relations between Donald Trump's America, Vladimir Putin's Russia, and Xi Jinping's China, observers everywhere are starting to talk about a return to an all-too-familiar past. "Now we have a new Cold War," commented Russia expert Peter Felgenhauer in Moscow after President Trump recently announced plans to withdraw from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear More

RT (2018-11-01). Facebook's vaunted transparency tool spectacularly fails to catch fake ads by 'US Senators & ISIS'. rt.com Facebook's new political transparency disclosure tool failed to catch 100% of the fake ads submitted by journalists — even recycled "Russian troll" posts from 2016. Fake candidates, Cambridge Analytica and even ISIS were accepted.

Shared by Samantha Borek (2018-11-01). Pentagon Socialism: Militarizing the Economy in the Name of Defense. truthout.org Given his erratic behavior, from daily Twitter eruptions to upping his tally of lies by the hour, it's hard to think of Donald Trump as a man with a plan. But in at least one area — reshaping the economy to serve the needs of the military-industrial complex — he's (gasp!) a socialist in the making. | His plan is now visibly taking shape — one we can see and assess thanks to a Pentagon-led Middle East Eye (2018-11-01). US Senators Call on Trump to Suspend Nuclear Agreement Talks With Saudi Arabia. theantimedia.com (MEE) — Five Republican US senators have called on President Donald Trump to suspend talks to reach a civilian nuclear cooperation agreement with Saudi Arabia over the recent killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. In a letter sent to the president on Wednesday, the politicians said they have been concerned by Riyadh's ongoing refusal to adopt policies and …

wsws (2018-11-01). Ukraine's depopulation crisis. wsws.org More than a quarter-century after the dissolution of the USSR, emigration continues unabated in Ukraine as workers flee poverty and war.

South Front (2018-10-31). Video: Media Reports About Mysterious Israeli Airstrikes Go Wild. globalresearch.ca The Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) have continued attacks on targets in Syria even after the downing of the Russian Il-20 military plane on September 17, Reuters reported on October 29 citing "a senior Israeli official". | "The IDF have attacked in …

TEV (2018-10-31). Venezuelan Vice President Cements Economic Ties During Asian Tour. venezuelanalysis.com Rodriguez met with Chinese and Russian economic specialists during the final day of a regional Asiatic tour.

Wayne Madsen (2018-10-31). The Return of the Latin American Caudillos. globalresearch.ca Latin America's "springtime of socialism" is at a close. After over a decade of progressive socialist presidents putting people ahead of cronyism, Latin America's oligarchs, through the abuse of the courts, parliaments, and electoral systems, have put caudillos in office …

Michael T. Klare (2018-10-31). The New Global Tinderbox. A Far More Complex Global Conflict Map than the Cold War. globalresearch.ca When it comes to relations between Donald Trump's America, Vladimir Putin's Russia, and Xi Jinping's China, observers everywhere are starting to talk about a return to an all-too-familiar past. "Now we have a new Cold War," commented Russia expert Peter …

RT (2018-10-31). Tweets with US flags fooled gullible Americans: New 'deep' media analysis. rt.com If there's one thing the mainstream media never tires of, it's stories about so-called Russian trolls infiltrating vulnerable Western minds on social media — but a new "analysis" by the Daily Beast might just take the biscuit.

Fight Back (2018-10-30). Dallas rallies against Trump's attempt to erase transgender people. fightbacknews.org Dallas, TX -On October 28, about 50 people showed up at Belo Garden Park across from the federal building in Downtown Dallas to protest against the Trump administration's rollback of the rights of transgender people. The protest was held by the Freedom Road Socialist Organization and the Party for Socialism and Liberation. The event began with a rally, followed by speeches and then a march. | Signs present included, "You tried to bury us, you didn't know we were seeds," and "Protect trans lives!" Chants that include "It's our history don't deny it, Stonewall was a trans riot" and "When trans people are…

kathy_f (2018-10-30). Vale Marie Muir: unionist, feminist and fighter. greenleft.org.au Marie Muir was born in 1930 on the NSW Central Coast, the youngest of five children of Doreen Burt and George Jovanovich. | Growing up with the surname Jovanovich in the 1930s and '40s meant Marie was often called a "wog", but Marie said it taught her acceptance of all people, regardless of their creed or colour, and to show compassion and tolerance to others. | The family moved to Sydney when Marie was accepted into the selective Sydney Girls High School. | In 1948, she won a scholarship to Sydney's Teachers College to study Infants Education. While still a student, she joined the NSW Teacher's Federation and re…

Michael T. Klare (2018-10-30). This Is Not Your Mother's Cold War. thenation.com This Is Not Your Mother's Cold War…

Finian Cunningham (2018-10-30). America's Nuclear Death Wish — Europe Must Rebel. iranian.com The Trump administration's declared scrapping of a crucial arms control treaty is putting the world on notice of a nuclear war, sooner or later. Any such war is not winnable. It is mutually assured destruction. Yet the arrogant American rulers — some of them at least — seem to be deluded in thinking they can […]

Katrina vanden Heuvel (2018-10-30). Trump Is Pushing the World Closer to Nuclear Peril. thenation.com Trump Is Pushing the World Closer to Nuclear Peril…

Don Fitz (2018-10-18). Nuclear Power & Climate. zcomm.org The great environmental challenge of our time is to understand that the many sources of biodestruction are interconnected and must be confronted simultaneously, rather than disparaging one danger to focus on another…

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The New Global Tinderbox: It's Not Your Mother's Cold War
Michael T. Klare | counterpunch.org | 2018-11-01
When it comes to relations between Donald Trump's America, Vladimir Putin's Russia, and Xi Jinping's China, observers everywhere are starting to talk about a return to an all-too-familiar past. "Now we have a new Cold War," commented Russia expert Peter Felgenhauer in Moscow after President Trump recently announced plans to withdraw from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear…
counterpunch.org/2018/11/01/the-new-glob…

Facebook's vaunted transparency tool spectacularly fails to catch fake ads by 'US Senators & ISIS'
RT | rt.com | 2018-11-01
Facebook's new political transparency disclosure tool failed to catch 100% of the fake ads submitted by journalists — even recycled "Russian troll" posts from 2016. Fake candidates, Cambridge Analytica and even ISIS were accepted. | …
rt.com/usa/442808-facebook-political-tra…

Pentagon Socialism: Militarizing the Economy in the Name of Defense
Shared by Samantha Borek | truthout.org | 2018-11-01
Given his erratic behavior, from daily Twitter eruptions to upping his tally of lies by the hour, it's hard to think of Donald Trump as a man with a plan. But in at least one area — reshaping the economy to serve the needs of the military-industrial complex — he's (gasp!) a socialist in the making. | His plan is now visibly taking shape — one we can see and assess thanks to a Pentagon-led

Ukraine's depopulation crisis
wsws | wsws.org | 2018-11-01
More than a quarter-century after the dissolution of the USSR, emigration continues unabated in Ukraine as workers flee poverty and war.
www.wsws.org/en/articles/2018/11/01/ukra…

US Senators Call on Trump to Suspend Nuclear Agreement Talks With Saudi Arabia
Middle East Eye | theantimedia.com | 2018-11-01
(MEE) — Five Republican US senators have called on President Donald Trump to suspend talks to reach a civilian nuclear cooperation agreement with Saudi Arabia over the recent killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. In a letter sent to the president on Wednesday, the politicians said they have been concerned by Riyadh's ongoing refusal to adopt policies and …

US Senators Call on Trump to Suspend Nuclear Agreement Talks With Saudi Arabia

The Return of the Latin American Caudillos
Wayne Madsen | globalresearch.ca | 2018-10-31
Latin America's "springtime of socialism" is at a close. After over a decade of progressive socialist presidents putting people ahead of cronyism, Latin America's oligarchs, through the abuse of the courts, parliaments, and electoral systems, have put caudillos in office … | The post The Return of the Latin American Caudillos appeared first on Global Research.
globalresearch.ca/the-return-of-the-lati…

Video: Media Reports About Mysterious Israeli Airstrikes Go Wild
South Front | globalresearch.ca | 2018-10-31
The Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) have continued attacks on targets in Syria even after the downing of the Russian Il-20 military plane on September 17, Reuters reported on October 29 citing "a senior Israeli official". | "The IDF have attacked in | … | The post Video: Media Reports About Mysterious Israeli Airstrikes Go Wild appeared first on Global Research.
globalresearch.ca/video-media-reports-ab…

The New Global Tinderbox. A Far More Complex Global Conflict Map than the Cold War
Michael T. Klare | globalresearch.ca | 2018-10-31
When it comes to relations between Donald Trump's America, Vladimir Putin's Russia, and Xi Jinping's China, observers everywhere are starting to talk about a return to an all-too-familiar past. "Now we have a new Cold War," commented Russia expert Peter … | The post The New Global Tinderbox. A Far More Complex Global Conflict Map than the Cold War appeared first on
globalresearch.ca/the-new-global-tinderb…

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

Tweets with US flags fooled gullible Americans: New 'deep' media analysis
RT | rt.com | 2018-10-31
If there's one thing the mainstream media never tires of, it's stories about so-called Russian trolls infiltrating vulnerable Western minds on social media — but a new "analysis" by the Daily Beast might just take the biscuit. | …
rt.com/usa/442790-daily-beast-russian-tr…

This Is Not Your Mother's Cold War
Michael T. Klare | thenation.com | 2018-10-30
This Is Not Your Mother's Cold War…
thenation.com/article/this-is-not-your-m…

Trump Is Pushing the World Closer to Nuclear Peril
Katrina vanden Heuvel | thenation.com | 2018-10-30
Trump Is Pushing the World Closer to Nuclear Peril…
thenation.com/article/trump-is-pushing-t…

Dallas rallies against Trump's attempt to erase transgender people
Fight Back | fightbacknews.org | 2018-10-30
Dallas, TX -On October 28, about 50 people showed up at Belo Garden Park across from the federal building in Downtown Dallas to protest against the Trump administration's rollback of the rights of transgender people. The protest was held by the Freedom Road Socialist Organization and the Party for Socialism and Liberation. The event began with a rally, followed by speeches and then a march. | Signs present included, "You tried to bury us, you didn't know we were seeds," and "Protect trans lives!" Chants that include "It's our history don't deny it, Stonewall was a trans riot" and "When trans people are…
fightbacknews.org/2018/10/30/dallas-rall…

Vale Marie Muir: unionist, feminist and fighter
kathy_f | greenleft.org.au | 2018-10-30
Marie Muir was born in 1930 on the NSW Central Coast, the youngest of five children of Doreen Burt and George Jovanovich. | Growing up with the surname Jovanovich in the 1930s and '40s meant Marie was often called a "wog", but Marie said it taught her acceptance of all people, regardless of their creed or colour, and to show compassion and tolerance to others. | The family moved to Sydney when Marie was accepted into the selective Sydney Girls High School. | In 1948, she won a scholarship to Sydney's Teachers College to study Infants Education. While still a student, she joined the NSW Teacher's Federation and re…
greenleft.org.au/content/vale-marie-muir-unionist-feminist-and-fighter

America's Nuclear Death Wish — Europe Must Rebel
Finian Cunningham | iranian.com | 2018-10-30
The Trump administration's declared scrapping of a crucial arms control treaty is putting the world on notice of a nuclear war, sooner or later. Any such war is not winnable. It is mutually assured destruction. Yet the arrogant American rulers — some of them at least — seem to be deluded in thinking they can […] | The post America's Nuclear Death Wish — Europe Must Rebel appeared first on The Iranian.
iranian.com/2018/10/30/europe-must-rebel…

Nuclear Power & Climate
Don Fitz | zcomm.org | 2018-10-18
The great environmental challenge of our time is to understand that the many sources of biodestruction are interconnected and must be confronted simultaneously, rather than disparaging one danger to focus on another…
zcomm.org/zmagazine/nuclear-power-climat…