Daily Archives: November 3, 2018

2018-11-03: News Headlines

Patrick Henningsen (2018-11-03). US Policy of 'Returning' Crimea to Ukraine May Not Work for Europe. globalresearch.ca One of the main set-pieces of US, EU and NATO member state foreign policy towards Russia is the claim that "Russia invaded Crimea," a cardinal sin which can only be expunged by Moscow relinquishing its new acquisition. As punishment, the …

Consortiumnews (2018-11-03). 33 Trillion More Reasons Why The New York Times Gets it Wrong on Russia-gate. consortiumnews.com Further research shows The New York Times was even further off the mark in blaming Russian social media for Trump's win, as Gareth Porter reports. Facebook Said 80,000 Russian Posts Were Buried in 33 Trillion Facebook Offerings Over Two-Year Period Further Undermining NYT's Case … Read more →

IFFR (2018-11-03). Fishermen Petition State to Control Pollution on California's Wildest Salmon River. indybay.org For more information contact: | Regina Chichizola, Institute for Fisheries Resources/PCFFA : (541) 951-0126 | Nathaniel Kane, Environmental Law Foundation : (510) 208 4555 | Noah Oppenheim, Pacific Coast Federation of Fishermen's Associations ( 415) 561 3474 | Smith River, CA – Today the Pacific Coast Federation of Fishermen's Associations, Institute for Fisheries Resources, and Environmental Law Foundation petitioned California's State Water Resources Control Board to regulate large scale pesticide pollution from lily bulb farms in the Smith River's estuary. The Smith River in far Northern California's redwood r…

Consortium News (2018-11-03). 33 Trillion Reasons Why The New York Times Is Wrong About Russiagate. theantimedia.com (CN Op-ed) — Even more damning evidence has come to light undermining The New York Times' assertion in September that Russia used social media to steal the 2016 election for Donald Trump. New research shows that a relatively paltry 80,000 posts from the private Russian company Internet Research Agency (IRA) were engulfed in literally trillions of posts on Facebook over …

RT (2018-11-02). 'Bridging divides': Russian musician becomes 1st foreigner to get US National Dialogue Award (VIDEO). rt.com Prominent Russian jazz musician Igor Butman has won the US National Dialogue Award, becoming the first foreigner to receive the honor for building bridges through music where diplomacy has failed.

Jason Ditz (2018-11-02). Taliban Stronger Than at Any Time Since Afghanistan War Began in 2001. theantimedia.com (ANTIWAR.COM) —With Afghan security forces suffering record casualties, and their already tenuous control slipping all the time, things are looking dire in Afghanistan. But from the Taliban perspective, all these same stats add up to things looking pretty good. The Taliban is getting stronger all the time, and now controls more of Afghanistan than at any time …

William D. Hartung (2018-11-02). Pentagon Socialism: Militarizing the Economy in the Name of Defense. mintpressnews.com Both parties in Washington have doubled down on military Keynesianism in the twenty-first century and it looks as if the Trump years, despite possible modest cuts in the Pentagon budget, will continue to be a gilded age for the U.S. military.

Staff (2018-11-02). Trump Administration Reimposes Iran Sanctions Lifted in Nuclear Deal. truthdig.com WASHINGTON—The Trump administration on Friday announced the reimposition of all U.S. sanctions on Iran that had been lifted under the 2015 nuclear deal, ramping up economic pressure on the Islamic Republic as President Donald Trump completed the unraveling of what had been one of his predecessor's signature foreign policy achievements. | The sanctions, which will take effect on Monday, cover Iran's shipping, financial and energy sectors and are the second batch the administration has reimposed since Trump withdrew from the landmark accord in May. The rollback ends U.S. participation in the nuclear deal, whi…

RT (2018-11-02). From My USA-Russia Notebook: RTD explores what ordinary Americans really think of Russia. rt.com It's easy to be pessimistic about the trajectory of US-Russia relations, but a new RT documentary shows that despite the incendiary political rhetoric, ordinary people are helping to build bridges between the two nations. |

RT (2018-11-02). Trump to reinstate all US sanctions on Iran, targeting over 700 entities & individuals. rt.com All sanctions on Iran lifted under the 2015 nuclear deal will be back in force on November 5, the US administration has announced.

The Iranian (2018-11-01). Iran, Russia, India Exploring Alternative To Suez Canal. iranian.com Iran, India and Russia are considering the creation of a new 7,200 km trade and transport corridor, which would become an alternative to the traditional route through the Suez Canal, Iran's state-run Press TV reported on October 31. The International North-South Transport Corridor (INSTC) is a multimode network of sea and rail routes, will link the Indian […]

Jamal Abdi (2018-11-01). Letter To Trump Administration On Sanctions Snapback. iranian.com Secretaries Pompeo and Mnuchin, The re-imposition of U.S. secondary economic sanctions against Iran as part of the administration's "maximum pressure" campaign has raised deep concerns in the Iranian-American community and across the globe. These sanctions follow President Donald Trump's unilateral decision to withdraw the U.S. from the July 2015 Iran nuclear deal (known as the […]

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.

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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US Policy of 'Returning' Crimea to Ukraine May Not Work for Europe
Patrick Henningsen | globalresearch.ca | 2018-11-03
One of the main set-pieces of US, EU and NATO member state foreign policy towards Russia is the claim that "Russia invaded Crimea," a cardinal sin which can only be expunged by Moscow relinquishing its new acquisition. As punishment, the … | The post US Policy of 'Returning' Crimea to Ukraine May Not Work for Europe appeared first on Global Research.
globalresearch.ca/us-policy-of-returning…

33 Trillion More Reasons Why The New York Times Gets it Wrong on Russia-gate
Consortiumnews | consortiumnews.com | 2018-11-03
Further research shows The New York Times was even further off the mark in blaming Russian social media for Trump's win, as Gareth Porter reports. Facebook Said 80,000 Russian Posts Were Buried in 33 Trillion Facebook Offerings Over Two-Year Period Further Undermining NYT's Case … Read more ?…
consortiumnews.com/2018/11/02/33-trillio…

Fishermen Petition State to Control Pollution on California's Wildest Salmon River
IFFR | indybay.org | 2018-11-03
For more information contact: | Regina Chichizola, Institute for Fisheries Resources/PCFFA : (541) 951-0126 | Nathaniel Kane, Environmental Law Foundation : (510) 208 4555 | Noah Oppenheim, Pacific Coast Federation of Fishermen's Associations ( 415) 561 3474 | Smith River, CA – Today the Pacific Coast Federation of Fishermen's Associations, Institute for Fisheries Resources, and Environmental Law Foundation petitioned California's State Water Resources Control Board to regulate large scale pesticide pollution from lily bulb farms in the Smith River's estuary. The Smith River in far Northern California's redwood r…
indybay.org/newsitems/2018/11/02/1881867…

33 Trillion Reasons Why The New York Times Is Wrong About Russiagate
Consortium News | theantimedia.com | 2018-11-03
(CN Op-ed) — Even more damning evidence has come to light undermining The New York Times' assertion in September that Russia used social media to steal the 2016 election for Donald Trump. New research shows that a relatively paltry 80,000 posts from the private Russian company Internet Research Agency (IRA) were engulfed in literally trillions of posts on Facebook over …

33 Trillion Reasons Why The New York Times Is Wrong About Russiagate

'Bridging divides': Russian musician becomes 1st foreigner to get US National Dialogue Award (VIDEO)
RT | rt.com | 2018-11-02
Prominent Russian jazz musician Igor Butman has won the US National Dialogue Award, becoming the first foreigner to receive the honor for building bridges through music where diplomacy has failed. | …
rt.com/usa/442993-russian-musician-butma…

Pentagon Socialism: Militarizing the Economy in the Name of Defense
William D. Hartung | mintpressnews.com | 2018-11-02
Both parties in Washington have doubled down on military Keynesianism in the twenty-first century and it looks as if the Trump years, despite possible modest cuts in the Pentagon budget, will continue to be a gilded age for the U.S. military. | The post Pentagon Socialism: Militarizing the Economy in the Name of Defense appeared first on MintPress News.
mintpressnews.com/pentagon-socialism-mil…

Trump Administration Reimposes Iran Sanctions Lifted in Nuclear Deal
Staff | truthdig.com | 2018-11-02
WASHINGTON–The Trump administration on Friday announced the reimposition of all U.S. sanctions on Iran that had been lifted under the 2015 nuclear deal, ramping up economic pressure on the Islamic Republic as President Donald Trump completed the unraveling of what had been one of his predecessor's signature foreign policy achievements. | The sanctions, which will take effect on Monday, cover Iran's shipping, financial and energy sectors and are the second batch the administration has reimposed since Trump withdrew from the landmark accord in May. The rollback ends U.S. participation in the nuclear deal, whi…
truthdig.com/articles/trump-administrati…

From My USA-Russia Notebook: RTD explores what ordinary Americans really think of Russia
RT | rt.com | 2018-11-02
It's easy to be pessimistic about the trajectory of US-Russia relations, but a new RT documentary shows that despite the incendiary political rhetoric, ordinary people are helping to build bridges between the two nations. | …
rt.com/usa/442976-americans-view-of-russ…

Trump to reinstate all US sanctions on Iran, targeting over 700 entities & individuals
RT | rt.com | 2018-11-02
All sanctions on Iran lifted under the 2015 nuclear deal will be back in force on November 5, the US administration has announced. | …
rt.com/usa/442966-trump-iran-sanctions-r…

Iran, Russia, India Exploring Alternative To Suez Canal
The Iranian | iranian.com | 2018-11-01
Iran, India and Russia are considering the creation of a new 7,200 km trade and transport corridor, which would become an alternative to the traditional route through the Suez Canal, Iran's state-run Press TV reported on October 31. The International North-South Transport Corridor (INSTC) is a multimode network of sea and rail routes, will link the Indian […] | The post Iran, Russia, India Exploring Alternative To Suez Canal appeared first on The Iranian.
iranian.com/2018/11/01/iran-russia-india…

Letter To Trump Administration On Sanctions Snapback
Jamal Abdi | iranian.com | 2018-11-01
Secretaries Pompeo and Mnuchin, The re-imposition of U.S. secondary economic sanctions against Iran as part of the administration's "maximum pressure" campaign has raised deep concerns in the Iranian-American community and across the globe. These sanctions follow President Donald Trump's unilateral decision to withdraw the U.S. from the July 2015 Iran nuclear deal (known as the […] | The post Letter To Trump Administration On Sanctions Snapback appeared first on The Iranian.
iranian.com/2018/11/01/letter-to-trump-a…

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

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…