2019-01-14: Social Media Postees

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Ellen Perlo, 102; advocate for equality, peace, justice and socialism
John Wojcik | peoplesworld.org | 2019-01-14
When, as a student, she walked on the campus of the University of Wisconsin in the 1930s even her best friend didn't want to be seen with her. That was because Ellen Perlo often walked and talked with S.I. Hayakawa, a linguist who was, at that time, a young teacher at the university. It was …
peoplesworld.org/article/ellen-perlo-102…

"China's Nightmare": B-2 Stealth Bombers Deployed to Hawaii, "On Watch" 24/7
Zero Hedge | globalresearch.ca | 2019-01-14
The US Air Force is putting China on notice as it announced Friday a new deployment of three B-2 Spirit stealth bombers to Hawaii for training in the Pacific. The nuclear-capable aircraft departed Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, and touched … | The post "China's Nightmare": B-2 Stealth Bombers Deployed to Hawaii, "On Watch" 24/7 appeared first on Global Research.
globalresearch.ca/chinas-nightmare-b-2-s…

A New Narrative Control Firm Works to Destroy Alternative Media
Caitlin Johnstone | globalresearch.ca | 2019-01-14
The frenzied, hysterical Russia narrative being promoted day in and day out by western mass media has had two of its major stories ripped to shreds in the last three days. | A report seeded throughout the mainstream media by anonymous … | The post A New Narrative Control Firm Works to Destroy Alternative Media appeared first on Global Research.
globalresearch.ca/a-new-narrative-contro…

'Dirty cops': Trump slams FBI agents who wanted to investigate him over alleged Russia ties
RT | rt.com | 2019-01-14
US President Donald Trump has said that FBI agents who wanted to investigate him over unproven collusion with Russia during the 2016 presidential election are just "dirty cops." | …
rt.com/usa/448784-dirty-cops-trump-slams…

Fixated on collusion, Dems seeking (again) to subpoena interpreter present at Trump-Putin meeting
RT | rt.com | 2019-01-14
Convinced of collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian officials, Democrats want to subpoena an interpreter present at a 2017 meeting between Trump and Putin, in what would be a highly controversial and unprecedented move. | …
rt.com/usa/448805-democrats-subpoena-tru…

Commander of US nuclear sub demoted for hiring 10 Filipina prostitutes as 'accompaniment'
RT | rt.com | 2019-01-14
An American submarine commander has been relieved of duty after he hired a horde of "provocatively dressed females" to entertain himself and his sailors while being stationed in the Philippines. | …
rt.com/usa/448735-submarine-commander-re…

After a Weekend of Explosive Revelations, How Much More Is Trump Hiding?
Shared by candice | truthout.org | 2019-01-14
The lede in Peter Baker's story in the Sunday New York Times was one I don't think anyone ever expected to see: | So it has come to this: The president of the United States was asked over the weekend whether he is a Russian agent. And he refused to answer. | That comment specifically refers to a question posed to…
truthout.org/articles/after-a-weekend-of…

The FBI's police state operation against Trump
WSWS | wsws.org | 2019-01-14
A New York Times report aimed at reviving the anti-Russia campaign against Trump exposes a conspiracy by the political police of the FBI to negate the results of the 2016 election.
www.wsws.org/en/articles/2019/01/14/pers…

Russian Authorities Increase Pressure on Crimean Human Rights Lawyer
Human Rights Watch | hrw.org | 2019-01-14
Law enforcement officials during the search in Emil Kurbedinov's office, Bakhchysarai, Crimea, January 26, 2017. | © 2017 Anton Naumlyik (RFE/RL) | Few human rights lawyers are brave enough to work in Crimea these days. A recent letter from Russia's Ministry of Justice to Crimean defense lawyer Emil Kurbedinov threatening his profession is yet another stark reminder that Ru…
hrw.org/news/2019/01/14/russian-authorit…

Russia: Chechen authorities resume homophobic crackdown
amnesty | amnesty.org | 2019-01-14
Amnesty International has received credible information that the authorities in Chechnya, a republic in the south of Russia, have unleashed a new wave of attacks on people believed to be gay or lesbian. At least two people are reported to have been tortured to death since December 2018. | | The Russian LGBT Network has verified reports that the Chechen authorities have detained arou…
amnesty.org/en/latest/news/2019/01/chech…

The FBI's Investigation of Trump as a "National Security Threat" is Itself a Serious Danger. But J. Edgar Hoover Pioneered the Tactic
Glenn Greenwald | theintercept.com | 2019-01-14
Did the FBI investigate Trump due to disagreements with his policy views on Russia? If so, it would not be the first time the bureau abused its powers this way. | The post The FBI's Investigation of Trump as a "National Security Threat" is Itself a Serious Danger. But J. Edgar Hoover Pioneered the Tactic appeared first on The Intercept.
theintercept.com/2019/01/14/the-fbis-inv…

"China's Nightmare": B-2 Stealth Bombers Sent to Hawaii, "on Watch 24/7"
Tyler Durden | theantimedia.com | 2019-01-14
(ZH) — The US Air Force is putting China on notice as it announced Friday a new deployment of three B-2 Spirit stealth bombers to Hawaii for training in the Pacific. The nuclear-capable aircraft departed Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, and touched down at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam in Hawaii, along with 200 support personnel airmen, as part of a U.S …

"China's Nightmare": B-2 Stealth Bombers Sent to Hawaii, "on Watch 24/7"

WaPo recycles old Russiagate memes in latest gossip piece about Trump-Putin secret collusion
RT | rt.com | 2019-01-13
Donald Trump's reluctance to provide unfettered access to his conversations with Vladimir Putin has upset nameless American officials, the Washington Post has revealed. The US president dismissed the story as absurd and offensive. | …
rt.com/usa/448701-trump-putin-meeting-se…

Durbin Calls for Senate Hearings to Probe 'Serious Questions' About Why Trump Is 'So Chummy' With Putin
Jessica Corbett, staff writer | commondreams.org | 2019-01-13
The senator's remarks follow a series of recent reports that sparked alarm over the relationship as Mueller's investigation continues | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files…
commondreams.org/news/2019/01/13/durbin-…

Ocasio-Cortez, socialism, war and austerity
Glen Ford | mronline.org | 2019-01-12
It's good that there are now plenty of young people that like the idea of socialism. But if they don't really know what socialism is, they also don't know what capitalists will do to resist it. | Source…
mronline.org/2019/01/12/ocasio-cortez-so…

'Putin puppet' vs 'Assad shill': Dems & Reps unite in panic over Gabbard challenging Trump in 2020
RT | rt.com | 2019-01-12
With Representative Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii) entering the 2020 presidential fray, establishment figures on both Right and Left are scrambling to smear the anti-war congresswoman with impeccable identity-politics bona fides. | …
rt.com/usa/448632-tulsi-gabbard-negative…

'Like virus telling you not to wash hands': Lee Camp checks WHO's behind Senate Russiagate report
RT | rt.com | 2019-01-12
A recent report for US Senate claimed that the apparently all mighty 'Russian trolls' had their fingers in 2016 elections, even using Pokemon Go for their cause. Lee Camp takes on the supposedly biased free 'bombshell.' | …
rt.com/news/448656-lee-camp-russiagate-f…

Twitter erupts after NYT reveals FBI probe into Trump-Russia links that lead… nowhere
RT | rt.com | 2019-01-12
Russiagate disciples are squealing with joy after the New York Times wrote about the FBI apparently probing if Trump was secretly working for the Russians. In fact, the article states there is no evidence to support the theory. | …
rt.com/usa/448664-fbi-investigate-trump-…

Who or What Brought Down Dag Hammarskjà∂ld?
Joseph Majerle III — Matthew Stevenson | counterpunch.org | 2019-01-11
If you believe that Dag Hammarskjà∂ld was the victim of a plot, it can be concluded that the truth about his death has been covered up to shift the blame away from the usual suspects, including the CIA and various mercenary organizations that were then arming themselves across southern Africa. Hammarskjà∂ld and his liberal internationalism were getting in the way of corporate profits, if not Cold War politics, and it was decided–somewhere, somehow–to cut him down to size. Maybe the plotters did not intend to kill him? Maybe they simply wanted to scare him away? But the facts about the Hammar…
counterpunch.org/2019/01/11/who-or-what-…

William Barr's Unsolicited Memo to Trump About Obstruction of Justice
ACLU | aclu.org | 2019-01-11
Barr's critique of the Mueller investigation raises serious questions about his views of presidential power. Senators should demand answers. | Last month, news broke that in June 2018, President Trump's current nominee for attorney general, William P. Barr, sent an unsolicited 20-page memo to the Justice Department critiquing special counsel Robert Mueller's current investigation into Russian election interference. | Barr, who previously served as attorney general under Preside…
aclu.org/blog/executive-branch/william-b…

Farewell to bblum6
Dave Markland | zcomm.org | 2019-01-10
Bill Blum passed away early last month in Virginia. Many Z Net readers will know his canonical book, Killing Hope: US Military and CIA Interventions Since WWII, or remember his regular newsletter Anti-Empire Report. My first contact with Bill came in 1995 when I wrote him about something he had written on the Cold War. Read…
zcomm.org/zblogs/farewell-to-bblum6/

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…

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…

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…

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