Daily Archives: November 5, 2018

2018-11-05: News Headlines

Democracy Now! (2018-11-05). Headlines for November 5, 2018. democracynow.org U.S. Reinstates Harsh Sanctions on Iran After Nuclear Deal Withdrawal, Florida: Self-Proclaimed Misogynist Kills 2, Injures 5 in Tallahassee, Georgia Secretary of State and GOP Candidate Launches Probe into Dem. Party, Obama Campaigns for Vulnerable Senate Democrats Ahead of Midterms, Kansas Republican Kris Kobach Took Donations from White Nationalists, Trump Praises "Beautiful" Razor Wire as Soldiers Deploy to Border, NBC Airs Racist Anti-Immigrant Trump Campaign Commercial, Nigerian Military Tweets Trump Video to Justify Shooting Protesters, U.N.: A Yemeni Child Dies Every 10 Min. from War-Caused Disease, Hunge…

Martin Fleck (2018-11-05). Withdrawing From the INF Treaty Is One of Trump's Most Dangerous Moves Yet. globalresearch.ca In December 1987, U.S. President Ronald Reagan and Soviet General Secretary Mikhail Gorbachev signed the landmark Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty. On October 21, 2018, President Donald Trump announced at a rally that the United States would formally withdraw from …

RFE (2018-11-05). Iran Advances To AUSF Football Cup Quarter-Finals. iranian.com Iran booked a place at quarter-finals of the AUSF (Asian University Sports Federation) Football Cup. Iran, which is represented by the University of Applied Science and Technology (UAST), defeated the Malaysian team 6-0 on Sunday. Iran, headed by Farshad Karami, had already defeated the teams from China and Hong Kong in the competition. The fourth […]

Mateo Pimentel (2018-11-05). Socialism and the Ballot. counterpunch.org In recent elections, it seems American voters have had little choice but to elect candidates they perceive as being "on their side," or perhaps as being "better than the other guy." Since the enfranchisement of women and Black Americans in the course of the last century, voter participation has been too easily circumscribed by powerful More

James Carroll (2018-11-05). Trump's Ignorance Will Bring the Second Nuclear Age. thenation.com Trump's Ignorance Will Bring the Second Nuclear Age…

Democracy Now! (2018-11-05). A March to Disaster: Noam Chomsky Condemns Trump for Pulling Out of Landmark Nuclear Arms Treaty. democracynow.org 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 (INF) Treaty 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 speak to world-renowned political dissident, linguist and author Noam Chomsky about the significance of the INF treaty and the impact of Trump's plan to pull out.

RT (2018-11-05). 'Certainly meeting' or 'probably not'? Mixed signals over Trump-Putin encounter in Paris. rt.com US President Donald Trump has said that he "probably won't" meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin during his visit to Paris later this week, while the Kremlin signaled that the two will "certainly" meet for a walking meeting.

RT (2018-11-05). US will allow Iran's civilian nuclear projects in Arak, Bushehr & Fordow to continue. rt.com The US will allow civilian nuclear projects at three sites – Arak, Bushehr and Fordow – to continue "under the strictest scrutiny," to "ensure transparency and maintain constraints" on Iran, the State Department said.

Jason Ditz (2018-11-05). North Korea Warns They'll Return to Nuke Development If Sanctions Aren't Lifted. theantimedia.com (ANTIWAR.COM) — Over the weekend, North Korea issued a statement warning that they will "seriously consider" returning to the development on nuclear weapons if the US continues to refuse to ease economic sanctions against them. Since North Korea halted nuclear testing and has made substantial diplomatic progress, many nations have advocated for some early sanctions relief, but so …

Middle East Eye (2018-11-05). How US Sanctions on Iran Could Herald a Profound Global Power Shift. theantimedia.com In the medium term, the US will lose influence as Iran gains confidence; in the worst case scenario, there will be a war whose consequences will be incalculable. (MEE Op-ed) — On Monday, the US will ratchet up its brutal and merciless economic war against Iran, raising sanctions to a new level. The Trump administration has said its …

Shared by Samantha Borek (2018-11-05). Donald Trump Welcomes In the Age of "Usable" Nuclear Weapons. truthout.org It was only an announcement, but think of it as the beginning of a journey into hell. Last month, President Donald Trump made public his decision to abrogate the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF), a 1987 agreement with the Soviet Union. National Security Advisor John Bolton, a Cold Warrior in a post-Cold War world, 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 →

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 …

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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Trump's Ignorance Will Bring the Second Nuclear Age
James Carroll | thenation.com | 2018-11-05
Trump's Ignorance Will Bring the Second Nuclear Age…
thenation.com/article/trumps-ignorance-w…

Socialism and the Ballot
Mateo Pimentel | counterpunch.org | 2018-11-05
In recent elections, it seems American voters have had little choice but to elect candidates they perceive as being "on their side," or perhaps as being "better than the other guy." Since the enfranchisement of women and Black Americans in the course of the last century, voter participation has been too easily circumscribed by powerful…
counterpunch.org/2018/11/05/socialism-an…

A March to Disaster: Noam Chomsky Condemns Trump for Pulling Out of Landmark Nuclear Arms Treaty
Democracy Now! | democracynow.org | 2018-11-05
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 (INF) Treaty 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 speak to world-renowned political dissident, linguist and author Noam Chomsky about the significance of the INF treaty and the impact of Trump's plan to pull out.
www.democracynow.org/2018/11/5/a_march_t…

Withdrawing From the INF Treaty Is One of Trump's Most Dangerous Moves Yet
Martin Fleck | globalresearch.ca | 2018-11-05
In December 1987, U.S. President Ronald Reagan and Soviet General Secretary Mikhail Gorbachev signed the landmark Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty. On October 21, 2018, President Donald Trump announced at a rally that the United States would formally withdraw from … | The post Withdrawing From the INF Treaty Is One of Trump's Most Dangerous Moves Yet appeared first on Global Research.
globalresearch.ca/withdrawing-from-the-i…

Iran Advances To AUSF Football Cup Quarter-Finals
RFE | iranian.com | 2018-11-05
Iran booked a place at quarter-finals of the AUSF (Asian University Sports Federation) Football Cup. Iran, which is represented by the University of Applied Science and Technology (UAST), defeated the Malaysian team 6-0 on Sunday. Iran, headed by Farshad Karami, had already defeated the teams from China and Hong Kong in the competition. The fourth […] | The post Iran Advances To AUSF Football Cup Quarter-Finals appeared first on The Iranian.
iranian.com/2018/11/05/iran-advances-to-…

US will allow Iran's civilian nuclear projects in Arak, Bushehr & Fordow to continue
RT | rt.com | 2018-11-05
The US will allow civilian nuclear projects at three sites – Arak, Bushehr and Fordow – to continue "under the strictest scrutiny," to "ensure transparency and maintain constraints" on Iran, the State Department said. | …
rt.com/usa/443143-us-iran-nuclear-projec…

'Certainly meeting' or 'probably not'? Mixed signals over Trump-Putin encounter in Paris
RT | rt.com | 2018-11-05
US President Donald Trump has said that he "probably won't" meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin during his visit to Paris later this week, while the Kremlin signaled that the two will "certainly" meet for a walking meeting. | …
rt.com/usa/443147-trump-putin-g20-paris/

North Korea Warns They'll Return to Nuke Development If Sanctions Aren't Lifted
Jason Ditz | theantimedia.com | 2018-11-05
(ANTIWAR.COM) — Over the weekend, North Korea issued a statement warning that they will "seriously consider" returning to the development on nuclear weapons if the US continues to refuse to ease economic sanctions against them. Since North Korea halted nuclear testing and has made substantial diplomatic progress, many nations have advocated for some early sanctions relief, but so …

North Korea Warns They’ll Return to Nuke Development If Sanctions Aren’t Lifted

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…

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

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…