Daily Archives: December 4, 2018

2018-12-04: News Headlines

Stephen Lendman (2018-12-04). Ukraine: US-installed Fascist Tyranny in Europe's Heartland. globalresearch.ca Ukraine matters. It's territory is Europe's largest after Russia's. It borders seven countries in Europe's heartland — Belarus, Hungary, Moldova, Poland, Romania, Slovakia and Russia. | It shares a strategically important 1,500-long land and sea border with the Russian Federation. | The …

Dr. Binoy Kampmark (2018-12-04). George H. Walker Bush: Cold War Ends and New World Orders. globalresearch.ca The death of certain political figures, notably those of a vast imperium, is bound to provoke less criticism or critical insight than soul searching pursuits. With the US in the mauling clutches of Donald J. Trump, the nightmare that was …

Andrew Korybko (2018-12-04). George H. W. Bush: The Man Who Embodied What Putin's Accused of Being. globalresearch.ca President Putin's been accused by the West of being many things, but ironically enough, it's former President George H. W. Bush who embodied many of them. | The passing of former President George H. W. Bush over the weekend prompted a …

teleSUR (2018-12-04). Venezuela's Maduro en Route to Russia to Meet Vladimir Putin. telesurenglish.net Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announced Tuesday he was leaving for Russia to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin, according to Russian outlet Sputnik.

Middle East Eye (2018-12-04). UN Security Council To Meet Over Iran Ballistic Missile Test. iranian.com The UN Security Council will meet behind closed doors on Tuesday at the request of France and Britain after they accused Iran of test-firing a medium-range missile at the weekend, diplomats said. The United States said the missile launch on Saturday was a violation of a UN resolution that endorsed the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, […]

Zero Hedge (2018-12-04). U.S. Aircraft Carrier Heads To Persian Gulf In "Show Of Force" After Iran Ballistic Missile Test. iranian.com Days after Iran unveiled its first stealth destroyer in a televised ceremony on Saturday which saw the warship launched into operation in the Persian Gulf, and after the US condemned Iran's test firing a medium-range nuclear capable ballistic missile on Sunday, Pentagon officials have announced the U.S. is sending an aircraft carrier strike group to the Persian Gulf in a show […]

Ann Garrison (2018-12-03). NATO's Largesse: "nuclear sharing" mronline.org The new Cold War is escalating, fueled by Washington's bid to isolate or strangle Russia. | Source

Paul Street (2018-12-03). A Killer Dies, a Teacher Lives: George H.W. Bush v. Noam Chomsky. counterpunch.org Bush used the end of the Cold War as a ripe moment for launching brazenly mass-murderous assaults on two defenseless nations: Panama and Iraq. These were the first two U.S. military attacks since the end of World War II that Washington was unable to justify in the name of its struggle against the supposed menace of Soviet-directed communist expansion. More

South Front (2018-12-03). Did Ukraine Coordinate Its Provocation in Black Sea with 'Western Partners'? globalresearch.ca It appears that Western experts and Ukrainian diplomats successfully "forecasted" the November 25 escalation in the Black Sea in middle November. | On November 21st, the Atlantic Council "an American think tank in the field of international affairs," which …

James M. Dorsey (2018-12-03). Royal Road Ahead: Saudi Crown Prince Leaves G-20 Confident, Turning Corner After Khashoggi Scandal. globalresearch.ca There was a high-five from Vladimir Putin. And for Xi Jinping and Narendra Modi it was business as usual. | At home, Saudi Arabia's media trumpeted Mohammed bin Salman's meetings with world leaders, tweeting pictures of his encounters, which …

Shared by Samantha Borek (2018-12-03). Trump's Trade Czar Peter Navarro Is an Architect of Imperial Disaster. truthout.org As Washington's leadership fades more quickly than anyone could have imagined and a new global order struggles to take shape, a generation of leaders has crowded onto the world stage with their own bold geopolitical visions for winning international influence. Xi Xinping has launched his trillion-dollar "Belt and Road Initiative" to dominate Eurasia and thereby the world beyond. To recover the Soviet Union's lost influence, Vladimir Putin seeks to …

Stephen F. Cohen (2018-12-03). War With Russia? thenation.com War With Russia?

Tyler Durden (2018-12-03). US Military Contractor Posts Job Offering for "Classified Contingency Operations" in Ukraine. theantimedia.com (ZHE Op-ed) — The geopolitical analysis site SouthFront has unearthed from the pages of LinkedIn an incredible public job offering by a US defense contractor which reveals potentially sensitive information. The job posting mentions "classified Contingency Operations" in Ukraine and was posted a mere 15 days ago — just prior to last Sunday's incident between the Russian and Ukrainian navies in the Kerch Strait. Writes SouthFront, the US-based …

Tehran Times (2018-12-03). Iran Beach Soccer Now Ranked Second In The World. iranian.com Following a remarkable campaign in the Intercontinental Cup in Dubai, Iran surpassed Portugal's place to move into second spot in the beach soccer world rankings, at the same time claiming the November Movers of the Month title. Marco Octavio's men cruised through the group stages in the UAE, seeing off competition from three-time winners Russia, […]

RFE (2018-12-03). Oil Prices Surge More Than 5% On Cut Pledge, US-China Deal. iranian.com Oil prices soared more than five percent on Monday after Russia and Saudi Arabia renewed a pact to cap output, while the US agreed to halt raising tariffs on Chinese imports, stalling a trade row that many feared could hit demand for the commodity. Russian President Vladimir Putin said Saturday he and Crown Prince Mohammed […]

Consortiumnews (2018-12-01). The Bushes: Fathers and Sons ( With Apologies to Turgenev). consortiumnews.com In a story worthy of the great Russian novelist Ivan Turgenev, in the Bushes' case the sins of the son were visited upon the father, who neglected an opportunity to stop them from happening, as Ray McGovern explains. By Ray… Read more →

stuart_m (2018-12-01). Eight new books for ecosocialists. greenleft.org.au Climate and Capitalism editor Ian Angus offers up eight new books as recommended reading for ecosocialists. Inclusion does not imply agreement with a book's contents. | ***
1. The Biofuels Deception: Going Hungry on the Green Carbon Diet
| By Okbazghi Yohannes
| Monthly Review Press, 2018 | Eliminating fossil fuels is essential, but biofuels have far more to do with sating profit-hungry corporations than saving the Earth. Combining meticulous scientific narrative with devastating economic analy…

Democracy Now! (2018-11-30). Headlines for November 30, 2018. democracynow.org Former Trump Lawyer Cohen Pleads Guilty to Lying to Cover for Trump, Trump Cancels G20 Meeting with Putin, Deutsche Bank Raided in Money Laundering Probe, Migrant Caravan Organizes for Fair Treatment as Members Start Hunger Strike, Reports: Tear Gas Used at Border Supplied by Co. Owned by Political Donor, U.S., Mexico and Canada Sign Trade Deal, Honduras: Court Convicts 7 Men for Murder of Activist Berta Cáceres, Body Search Ends in Paradise as Rains Batter Region, Zinke Promotes Logging While Visiting Wildfire-Devastated Area, Report: Health Effects of Smoke Exposure Last Months After Wildfires, CNN Fires Contri…

Aaron Maté (2018-11-30). Mueller Takes Aim, but Is Trump in Trouble? thenation.com Mueller Takes Aim, but Is Trump in Trouble?

Robert Mackey (2018-11-30). Donald Trump Claims Everyone Knew About Secret Russian Deal No One Knew About. theintercept.com "Everybody knew about it, it was written about in newspapers, it was a well-known project," Trump claimed, falsely, about his company's covert Moscow deal.

James Risen (2018-11-30). As the Mueller Probe Heats Up, Donald Trump's Lies Are Giving Way to the Truth. theintercept.com

Democracy Now! (2018-11-29). Headlines for November 29, 2018. democracynow.org Senate Votes to Advance Resolution to End War in Yemen, White House Blocks CIA Director From Briefing Senate on Khashoggi Murder, Senate Blocks Vote to Protect Special Counsel Mueller's Probe, Trump: A Pardon for Ex-Campaign Chair Manafort is "Not Off The Table", Tension Escalates Between Russia & Ukraine, Senate Advances Judicial Nominee Who Worked to Suppress Black Votes, House Dems Nominate Rep. Pelosi for House Speaker, Afghanistan: U.S. Airstrikes Kill at Least 30 Civilians, U.N. Report: Malnutrition On the Rise Worldwide, Public Outrage After Right-Wing Sinclair Airs Anti-Immigrant Piece, Senate Delays Vote…

Cira Pascual Marquina (2018-11-29). The commune and 21st century socialism: A conversation with Robert Longa of El Panal Commune. mronline.org 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

Human Rights Watch (2018-11-29). Ukraine: Barriers to Free Movement for Older People. hrw.org | | 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…

Democracy Now! (2018-11-28). Headlines for November 28, 2018. democracynow.org U.N. Report Warns World Falling Far Behind on Paris Climate Goals, Mexico Agrees to U.S. Demand to Hold Asylum Seekers While Claims Are Decided, Trump Administration Defends Tear Gas Use at U.S.-Mexico Border, Border Patrol Fired Tear Gas Dozens of Times Under President Obama, U.S. Waived Background Checks for Staff at Jail for Migrant Children, Mississippi: GOP's Cindy Hyde-Smith, Who Posed as Confederate Soldier, Wins Senate Seat, Ukraine's President Warns of "Full-Fledged War" with Russia, Trump "Not Even a Little Bit Happy" with Fed Chair Jerome Powell, Trump Says "We're Not Necessarily Such Believers" in Cli…

Democracy Now! (2018-11-27). Headlines for November 27, 2018. democracynow.org Trump Defends Tear Gassing of Migrants, Blames Parents and "Grabbers", GM To Cut 15,000 Jobs Across North America, Trump Denies Findings of National Climate Report, Turkey Searches Saudi-Owned Villas for Jamal Khashoggi's Body, Saudi Crown Prince May Meet with Erdogan as G20 Host Argentina Mulls Criminal Charges, Report: Kushner Urged Administration to Inflate Saudi Arms Deals, CNN: U.S. "Slams Brakes" on U.N. Yemen Ceasefire Resolution, Afghanistan: IED Kills 3 U.S. Soldiers, Ukraine Declares Martial Law over Russian Naval Attack, Mueller Says Paul Manafort Lied in Russia Inquiry After Plea Deal, Rep. Mia Love B…

Joe Emersberger (2018-11-22). Elected Constituent Assembly in Venezuela provoked International Outrage, not the illegal handpicked one in Ecuador. zcomm.org "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 more…

Lawrence Wittner (2018-11-18). Lurching Toward Catastrophe: The Trump Administration and Nuclear Weapons. zcomm.org 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 more…

Max Blumenthal (2018-11-15). Blowback: How US-Funded Fascists in Ukraine Mentor US White Supremacists. grayzoneproject.com Not only are white supremacists from across the West flocking to Ukraine to learn from the combat experience of their…

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…

2018-12-04: Social Media Postees

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George H. W. Bush: The Man Who Embodied What Putin's Accused of Being
Andrew Korybko | globalresearch.ca | 2018-12-04
President Putin's been accused by the West of being many things, but ironically enough, it's former President George H. W. Bush who embodied many of them. | The passing of former President George H. W. Bush over the weekend prompted a … | The post George H. W. Bush: The Man Who Embodied What Putin's Accused of Being appeared first on Global Research.
globalresearch.ca/george-h-w-bush-man-em…

Venezuela's Maduro en Route to Russia to Meet Vladimir Putin
teleSUR | telesurenglish.net | 2018-12-04
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announced Tuesday he was leaving for Russia to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin, according to Russian outlet Sputnik.
www.telesurenglish.net/news/Venezuelas-M…

Ukraine: US-installed Fascist Tyranny in Europe's Heartland
Stephen Lendman | globalresearch.ca | 2018-12-04
Ukraine matters. It's territory is Europe's largest after Russia's. It borders seven countries in Europe's heartland — Belarus, Hungary, Moldova, Poland, Romania, Slovakia and Russia. | It shares a strategically important 1,500-long land and sea border with the Russian Federation. | The … | The post Ukraine: US-installed Fascist Tyranny in Europe's Heartland appeared first on Global Research.
globalresearch.ca/ukraine-us-installed-f…

George H. Walker Bush: Cold War Ends and New World Orders
Dr. Binoy Kampmark | globalresearch.ca | 2018-12-04
The death of certain political figures, notably those of a vast imperium, is bound to provoke less criticism or critical insight than soul searching pursuits. With the US in the mauling clutches of Donald J. Trump, the nightmare that was … | The post George H. Walker Bush: Cold War Ends and New World Orders appeared first on Global Research.
globalresearch.ca/george-h-w-bush-cold-w…

UN Security Council To Meet Over Iran Ballistic Missile Test
Middle East Eye | iranian.com | 2018-12-04
The UN Security Council will meet behind closed doors on Tuesday at the request of France and Britain after they accused Iran of test-firing a medium-range missile at the weekend, diplomats said. The United States said the missile launch on Saturday was a violation of a UN resolution that endorsed the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, […] | The post UN Security Council To Meet Over Iran Ballistic Missile Test appeared first on The Iranian.
iranian.com/2018/12/04/un-security-counc…

A Killer Dies, a Teacher Lives: George H.W. Bush v. Noam Chomsky
Paul Street | counterpunch.org | 2018-12-03
Bush used the end of the Cold War as a ripe moment for launching brazenly mass-murderous assaults on two defenseless nations: Panama and Iraq. These were the first two U.S. military attacks since the end of World War II that Washington was unable to justify in the name of its struggle against the supposed menace of Soviet-directed communist expansion.
counterpunch.org/2018/12/03/a-killer-die…

NATO's Largesse: "nuclear sharing"
Ann Garrison | mronline.org | 2018-12-03
The new Cold War is escalating, fueled by Washington's bid to isolate or strangle Russia. | Source…
mronline.org/2018/12/03/natos-largesse-n…

Did Ukraine Coordinate Its Provocation in Black Sea with 'Western Partners'?
South Front | globalresearch.ca | 2018-12-03
It appears that Western experts and Ukrainian diplomats successfully "forecasted" the November 25 escalation in the Black Sea in middle November. | On November 21st, the Atlantic Council "an American think tank in the field of international affairs," which … | The post Did Ukraine Coordinate Its Provocation in Black Sea with 'Western Partners'? appeared first on Global Research.
globalresearch.ca/did-ukraine-coordinate…

World Leaders Fight Over Turbulent Oil Market at G20 Summit
Shared by Jocelyn Dombroski | therealnews.com | 2018-12-03
As world leaders gather for the G20 summit, oil is at the top of the list of issues. Scholar Vijay Prashad discusses the fight between the US, Russia, China, and Saudi Arabia over price and production, and notes India is in talks with Crown Prince MBS | The post World Leaders Fight Over Turbulent Oil Market at G20 Summit appeared first on The Real News Network.
therealnews.com/stories/world-leaders-fi…

War With Russia?
Stephen F. Cohen | thenation.com | 2018-12-03
War With Russia?
thenation.com/article/cold-war-russia/

US Military Contractor Posts Job Offering for "Classified Contingency Operations" in Ukraine
Tyler Durden | theantimedia.com | 2018-12-03
(ZHE Op-ed) — The geopolitical analysis site SouthFront has unearthed from the pages of LinkedIn an incredible public job offering by a US defense contractor which reveals potentially sensitive information. The job posting mentions "classified Contingency Operations" in Ukraine and was posted a mere 15 days ago — just prior to last Sunday's incident between the Russian and Ukrainian navies in the Kerch Strait. Writes SouthFront, the US-based …

US Military Contractor Posts Job Offering for "Classified Contingency Operations" in Ukraine

Iran Beach Soccer Now Ranked Second In The World
Tehran Times | iranian.com | 2018-12-03
Following a remarkable campaign in the Intercontinental Cup in Dubai, Iran surpassed Portugal's place to move into second spot in the beach soccer world rankings, at the same time claiming the November Movers of the Month title. Marco Octavio's men cruised through the group stages in the UAE, seeing off competition from three-time winners Russia, […] | The post Iran Beach Soccer Now Ranked Second In The World appeared first on The Iranian.
iranian.com/2018/12/03/iran-beach-soccer…

Oil Prices Surge More Than 5% On Cut Pledge, US-China Deal
RFE | iranian.com | 2018-12-03
Oil prices soared more than five percent on Monday after Russia and Saudi Arabia renewed a pact to cap output, while the US agreed to halt raising tariffs on Chinese imports, stalling a trade row that many feared could hit demand for the commodity. Russian President Vladimir Putin said Saturday he and Crown Prince Mohammed […] | The post Oil Prices Surge More Than 5% On Cut Pledge, US-China Deal appeared first on The Iranian.
iranian.com/2018/12/03/oil-prices-surge-…

The Bushes: Fathers and Sons ( With Apologies to Turgenev)
Consortiumnews | consortiumnews.com | 2018-12-01
In a story worthy of the great Russian novelist Ivan Turgenev, in the Bushes' case the sins of the son were visited upon the father, who neglected an opportunity to stop them from happening, as Ray McGovern explains. By Ray… Read more ?…
consortiumnews.com/2018/12/01/the-bushes…

Mueller Takes Aim, but Is Trump in Trouble?
Aaron Maté | thenation.com | 2018-11-30
Mueller Takes Aim, but Is Trump in Trouble?
thenation.com/article/russiagate-mueller…

Headlines for November 30, 2018
Democracy Now! | democracynow.org | 2018-11-30
Former Trump Lawyer Cohen Pleads Guilty to Lying to Cover for Trump, Trump Cancels G20 Meeting with Putin, Deutsche Bank Raided in Money Laundering Probe, Migrant Caravan Organizes for Fair Treatment as Members Start Hunger Strike, Reports: Tear Gas Used at Border Supplied by Co. Owned by Political Donor, U.S., Mexico and Canada Sign Trade Deal, Honduras: Court Convicts 7 Men for Murder of Activist Berta Cáceres, Body Search Ends in Paradise as Rains Batter Region, Zinke Promotes Logging While Visiting Wildfire-Devastated Area, Report: Health Effects of Smoke Exposure Last Months After Wildfires, CNN Fires Contri…
www.democracynow.org/2018/11/30/headline…

As the Mueller Probe Heats Up, Donald Trump's Lies Are Giving Way to the Truth
James Risen | theintercept.com | 2018-11-30
Special Counsel Robert Mueller, center, after a closed-door meeting with members of the Senate Judiciary Committee about Russian meddling in the election and possible connection to the Trump campaign, on June 21, 2017, in Washington, D.C. | been involved in discussions with Trump about building the skyscraper in Moscow. During the Trump Tower meeting, Veselnitskaya claimed to have derogatory material about Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. | Faced with Cohen's admissions in court on Thursday, Trump at first tried to bully his way out of the corner by saying that Cohen was a "weak person a…
theintercept.com/2018/11/30/michael-cohe…

Donald Trump Claims Everyone Knew About Secret Russian Deal No One Knew About
Robert Mackey | theintercept.com | 2018-11-30
"Everybody knew about it, it was written about in newspapers, it was a well-known project," Trump claimed, falsely, about his company's covert Moscow deal. | The post Donald Trump Claims Everyone Knew About Secret Russian Deal No One Knew About appeared first on The Intercept.
theintercept.com/2018/11/29/donald-trump…

Headlines for November 29, 2018
Democracy Now! | democracynow.org | 2018-11-29
Senate Votes to Advance Resolution to End War in Yemen, White House Blocks CIA Director From Briefing Senate on Khashoggi Murder, Senate Blocks Vote to Protect Special Counsel Mueller's Probe, Trump: A Pardon for Ex-Campaign Chair Manafort is "Not Off The Table", Tension Escalates Between Russia & Ukraine, Senate Advances Judicial Nominee Who Worked to Suppress Black Votes, House Dems Nominate Rep. Pelosi for House Speaker, Afghanistan: U.S. Airstrikes Kill at Least 30 Civilians, U.N. Report: Malnutrition On the Rise Worldwide, Public Outrage After Right-Wing Sinclair Airs Anti-Immigrant Piece, Senate Delays Vote…
www.democracynow.org/2018/11/29/headline…

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…
mronline.org/2018/11/29/the-commune-and-…

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…
hrw.org/news/2018/11/29/ukraine-barriers…

Headlines for November 28, 2018
Democracy Now! | democracynow.org | 2018-11-28
U.N. Report Warns World Falling Far Behind on Paris Climate Goals, Mexico Agrees to U.S. Demand to Hold Asylum Seekers While Claims Are Decided, Trump Administration Defends Tear Gas Use at U.S.-Mexico Border, Border Patrol Fired Tear Gas Dozens of Times Under President Obama, U.S. Waived Background Checks for Staff at Jail for Migrant Children, Mississippi: GOP's Cindy Hyde-Smith, Who Posed as Confederate Soldier, Wins Senate Seat, Ukraine's President Warns of "Full-Fledged War" with Russia, Trump "Not Even a Little Bit Happy" with Fed Chair Jerome Powell, Trump Says "We're Not Necessarily Such Believers" in Cli…
www.democracynow.org/2018/11/28/headline…

Headlines for November 27, 2018
Democracy Now! | democracynow.org | 2018-11-27
Trump Defends Tear Gassing of Migrants, Blames Parents and "Grabbers", GM To Cut 15,000 Jobs Across North America, Trump Denies Findings of National Climate Report, Turkey Searches Saudi-Owned Villas for Jamal Khashoggi's Body, Saudi Crown Prince May Meet with Erdogan as G20 Host Argentina Mulls Criminal Charges, Report: Kushner Urged Administration to Inflate Saudi Arms Deals, CNN: U.S. "Slams Brakes" on U.N. Yemen Ceasefire Resolution, Afghanistan: IED Kills 3 U.S. Soldiers, Ukraine Declares Martial Law over Russian Naval Attack, Mueller Says Paul Manafort Lied in Russia Inquiry After Plea Deal, Rep. Mia Love B…
www.democracynow.org/2018/11/27/headline…

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…
zcomm.org/zblogs/elected-constituent-ass…

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…
zcomm.org/zblogs/lurching-toward-catastr…

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.
grayzoneproject.com/2018/11/15/blowback-…