2019-01-31: Social Media Postees

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Who Is the Real Threat to World Peace: Nuclear Israel with Its 400 WMD or Non- Nuclear Iran?
Hans Stehling | globalresearch.ca | 2019-01-31
U.S. intelligence officials confirmed to the Senate Intelligence Committee, on Tuesday, that Iran was not developing nuclear weapons in violation of the 2015 nuclear agreement, and furthermore had no strategic plans to do so. | This report from the US intelligence … | The post Who Is the Real Threat to World Peace: Nuclear Israel with Its 400 WMD or Non- Nuclear Iran? appeared first on Global Research.
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Now Chad, then Mali: Why African Countries Are Normalizing with Israel
Ramzy Baroud | counterpunch.org | 2019-01-31
Forget the hype. Israel's 'security technology' has nothing to do with why some African countries are eager to normalize relations with Israel. What is it that Israel is able to offer in the technology sector to Chad, Mali and others that the United States, the European Union, China, Russia, India, Brazil, South Africa and others…
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Belarus and Russia: Nipping the "Annexation" Infowar Narrative in the Bud
Andrew Korybko | globalresearch.ca | 2019-01-31
The emerging narrative that Russia is planning to "annex" Belarus is nothing more than an external infowar attack on their recently troubled partnership that seeks to accelerate the pace of Minsk's pro-Western pivot by falsely fearmongering about Moscow's geopolitical intentions. … | The post Belarus and Russia: Nipping the "Annexation" Infowar Narrative in the Bud appeared first on Global Research.
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Russia denounces U.S. cynicism sanctioning Venezuelan PDVSA
Eds. | mronline.org | 2019-01-31
Russia denounced Tuesday the U.S. cynicism by announcing sanctions against the Venezuelan oil company PDVSA and excluding from that sanction U.S. companies operating in the South American nation. | Source…
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Russia Might be Planning an Astana-Like Conference for Venezuela
Andrew Korybko | globalresearch.ca | 2019-01-31
Russia just dropped a huge hint suggesting that it might be trying to assemble an Astana-like conference for resolving the Venezuelan Crisis in the same spirit as what it's been trying to do with Syria over the past two years, … | The post Russia Might be Planning an Astana-Like Conference for Venezuela appeared first on Global Research.
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Imagining Reality: Two Minutes to Midnight on the Clock of the Atomic Scientists
Dr. Andrew Glikson | globalresearch.ca | 2019-01-31
On January 24, 2019, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists has stated: | "Humanity now faces two simultaneous existential threats, either of which would be cause for extreme concern and immediate attention. These major threats–nuclear weapons and climate change–were exacerbated this … | The post Imagining Reality: Two Minutes to Midnight on the Clock of the Atomic Scientists appeared first on Global Research.
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US Energy Dept. blindsides Nevada with secret delivery of half a ton of weapons-grade plutonium
RT | rt.com | 2019-01-31
The US Department of Energy secretly shipped half a metric ton of weapons-grade plutonium to Nevada despite the state's strong opposition to receiving the nuclear material. The state government fears more deliveries may follow. | …
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Orthodox canon 'not a weapon for conquest': American Synod rejects new church in Ukraine
RT | rt.com | 2019-01-31
The Orthodox Church in America (OCA) has released a letter to its clergy and congregation announcing that they will not recognize the new Orthodox Church in Ukraine and denouncing those who treat the faith as a political tool. | …
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Mueller claims evidence shared with Russian firm's defense leaked to 'discredit investigation'
RT | rt.com | 2019-01-31
In an apparent bid to shield his case against alleged Russian trolls from legal challenge, special counsel Robert Mueller claimed some evidence previously provided was hacked and published to discredit his probe. | …
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How Will PG&E's Bankruptcy Affect Diablo Canyon Nuke/s Shutdown?
Michael Steinberg | indybay.org | 2019-01-31
PG&E's bankrupcy filing will, among other things, affect the scheduled shutdown of its Diablo Canyon nuclear plant on Central California's coast. But how?>…
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Russia could 'flip the off switch' on US electricity at any time, warns Maddow in new conspiracy
RT | rt.com | 2019-01-31
Rachel Maddow is not known for her cautiousness on the topic of Russia, preferring to head straight for the wackiest conspiracy theories as a matter of priority, but on Wednesday she posed a theory that seems crazy, even for her. | …
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Socialist Analysis "The Ruling Class vs. Workers' Power"
Party for Socialism and Liberation | indybay.org | 2019-01-31
2969 Mission St., near 26th St.
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Russia: Heartless charges against activist who supported detained colleague
amnesty | amnesty.org | 2019-01-31
The Russian authorities must stop their vicious campaign against opposition movement Otkrytaya Rossiya (Open Russia), Amnesty International said today after an activist from the organization was charged for posting solidarity messages about a recently detained colleague. | Roman Zaitsev was indicted last night under Russia's repressive "undesirable organizations" law for sharing Open Russia's articles about activist Anastasia Shevchenko and an Amnesty statement calling for her release. In a further tragic twist this morning, Shevchenko's 17-year-old daughter died in hospital. The authorities refused Shevchenko pe…
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Newsguard Turns to EU to Push Controversial Ratings System on Tech Companies, Smears MintPress as "Secretly Supported" by Russia
Whitney Webb | mintpressnews.com | 2019-01-30
Newsguard co-CEO Steven Brill in Brussels on Tuesday claimed that news sites that have recently criticized Newsguard's motives — MintPress among them — are "secretly supported" by the Russian government, a claim for which he provided no evidence. | The post Newsguard Turns to EU to Push Controversial Ratings System on Tech Companies, Smears MintPress as "Secretly Supported" by Russia appeared first on MintPress News.
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Video: Fake News Story: Hundreds Killed in Clashes Between Pro-Iranian and Pro-Russian Forces
South Front | globalresearch.ca | 2019-01-30
A fake-news story about large-scale clashes between pro-Russian and pro-Iranian factions in Syria is making jitters in English- and Russian-language mainstream media outlets. According to these reports citing anonymous sources and each other, "the pro-Russian Tiger Forces and 5th… | The post Video: Fake News Story: Hundreds Killed in Clashes Between Pro-Iranian and Pro-Russian Forces appeared first on Global Research.
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The U.S. coup in Venezuela: new attempt to eradicate the Chavista Revolution
Stansfield Smith | mronline.org | 2019-01-30
For over two years we have been told Putin's Russia has interfered with the 2016 U.S. presidential elections. We now find the U.S. government has decided it can unilaterally invalidate the actual presidential elections in Venezuela and recognize a person of its choosing as president. | Source…
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Computers Were Supposed to Be Good
Gillian Terzis | thenation.com | 2019-01-30
Computers Were Supposed to Be Good…
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Trump's Withdrawals From Afghanistan and Syria Are Hardly 'A Gift to Putin'
Stephen F. Cohen | thenation.com | 2019-01-30
Trump's Withdrawals From Afghanistan and Syria Are Hardly 'A Gift to Putin'…
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Socialism-bashing Texas Republicans blame 'Leftism' for Holocaust
RT | rt.com | 2019-01-30
Texas Republicans took Holocaust Remembrance Day as an opportunity to blame their political enemies for the Holocaust in a bizarre Facebook post warning "Leftism kills". All because the Nazis had 'socialism' in their party name. | …
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'Why must we hate Iran?' Rick Sanchez questions MSM mantra as Trump & US intel disagree
RT | rt.com | 2019-01-30
Twisted headlines and nuclear accusations against Iran all serve the same purpose: beating the drums of war and fanning public hatred: Rick Sanchez takes on how the White House and the MSM are trying to ram their message home. | …
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Trump rips into US intel's Iran report, calling spies 'wrong' & 'naive'
RT | rt.com | 2019-01-30
President Trump has called US intelligence agencies "naive" and "wrong" on Iran, after their annual 'threat assessment' contradicted his hawkish stance by downplaying Tehran's nuclear threat. | …
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Washington follows Ukraine, Syria roadmap in push for Venezuela regime change
Whitney Webb | mronline.org | 2019-01-29
What happens in Venezuela going forward will have major consequences for the entire region and the world; and, with the U.S. already pushing countries to pick sides, the world may soon become as divided as it was immediately preceding WW II. | Source…
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How Russia-gate Rationalized Censorship
Consortiumnews | consortiumnews.com | 2019-01-29
From the Archives: Russia-gate mania spread beyond a strategy for neutralizing Donald Trump or removing him from office into an excuse for stifling U.S. dissent that challenges the New Cold War, reported Joe Lauria on Dec. 4, 2017. By Joe Lauria… Read more ?…
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Paul Manafort in Ukraine
Brendan Oswald | progressive.org | 2019-01-27
An adventure that wrecked a country.
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Roger Stone Made His Name as a Dirty Trickster, but the Trump-Russia Cover-Up May Finally Bring Him Down
James Risen | theintercept.com | 2019-01-26
The latest special counsel indictment highlights Stone's alleged efforts to alert the Trump campaign about hacked Democratic emails obtained by WikiLeaks. | The post Roger Stone Made His Name as a Dirty Trickster, but the Trump-Russia Cover-Up May Finally Bring Him Down appeared first on The Intercept.
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As Nations Get Ready for Nuclear War, Their Governments Work to Create the Illusion of Safety
Lawrence Wittner | zcomm.org | 2019-01-24
Ever since the U.S. atomic bombings of Japanese cities in August 1945, a specter has haunted the world‚Äïthe specter of nuclear annihilation. The latest report from the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, issued on January 24, reminds us that the prospect of nuclear catastrophe remains all too real. Citing the extraordinary danger of nuclear disaster, Read…
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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…
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