2019-02-13: Social Media Postees

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What is Democratic Socialism and Does America Need to be "Protected" from Sanders and Ocasio-Cortez ?
David Schultz | counterpunch.org | 2019-02-13
What does it mean to be a Democratic Socialist and are Bernie Sanders and Alexandria Ocasio- Cortez supporters such that Trump needs to protect us from them as he declared in his State of the Union speech? The simple answer is that historically democratic socialism meant democratic ownership and control of the means of production…
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RIP INF Treaty: Russia's Victory, America's Waterloo
Cluborlov | globalresearch.ca | 2019-02-13
On March 1, 2018 the world learned of Russia's new weapons systems, said to be based on new physical principles. Addressing the Federal Assembly, Putin explained how they came to be: in 2002 the US withdrew from the Anti-Ballistic Missile … | The post RIP INF Treaty: Russia's Victory, America's Waterloo appeared first on Global Research.
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How Syrian Conflict Sparked the New Cold War?
Nauman Sadiq | globalresearch.ca | 2019-02-13
In July 2003, Dr. David Kelly, a British weapons inspector who had disclosed to the media that Tony Blair's government's dossier on Iraq's weapons of mass destruction was "sexed up," was found dead in a public park a … | The post How Syrian Conflict Sparked the New Cold War? appeared first on Global Research.
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Georgia Republican, Rep. Ferguson, proudly displays pro-slavery material in D.C
Cheston McGuire | peoplesworld.org | 2019-02-13
WASHINGTON — This week, while members of the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) were in D.C. for the union's 2019 Legislative & Grassroots Mobilization Conference and Capitol Hill visits, several members were stunned to see a racist book open and on display in the Longworth office of Rep. Drew Ferguson of Georgia. "As a …
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A Maidan Style Regime Change Operation Might Break Out in Moldova?
Andrew Korybko | globalresearch.ca | 2019-02-13
The Russian Foreign Ministry issued an uncharacteristically detailed warning about one of the possible scenarios that might transpire in this former Soviet republic by the end of the month following its upcoming parliamentary elections on 24 February. | The Ministry's Warning … | The post A Maidan Style Regime Change Operation Might Break Out in Moldova? appeared first on Global Research.
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Kashmir Insurgency: The Spillover of the Soviet-Afghan Jihad
Nauman Sadiq | globalresearch.ca | 2019-02-13
In the British Indian context, the divide-and-rule policy originally meant that the British imperialists used this strategy to sow the seeds of dissension and communal hatred to prolong their tyrannical rule in India, which is a valid contention. However, some … | The post Kashmir Insurgency: The Spillover of the Soviet-Afghan Jihad appeared first on Global Research.
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Trumpism's Global Strategy
Calvin Cheung-Miaw | zcomm.org | 2019-02-13
It twists, it turns, it bounces in unexpected directions. How do we make sense of Trump's foreign policy? Is there a logic behind it or just a series of improvised presidential whims? In the past two years, we've seen a confusing mix of policy initiatives: threats of nuclear genocide against North Korea followed by a Read…
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Doomsday Redux: Mini-Nukes are the Most Dangerous Weapon to Ever Roll Off the Nuclear Assembly Line
James Carroll | mintpressnews.com | 2019-02-13
It may seem counterintuitive to compare the manufacture of what's called a "mini-nuke" to the creation of the "super" almost six decades ago, but honestly, what meaning can "mini" really have when we're talking about nuclear war? | The post Doomsday Redux: Mini-Nukes are the Most Dangerous Weapon to Ever Roll Off the Nuclear Assembly Line appeared first on MintPress News.
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John Bolton Threatens Iran Over Debunked Pursuit of Nuclear Weapons
Jake Johnson | mintpressnews.com | 2019-02-13
As Iranians this week mark the 40th anniversary of their country's 1979 revolution, President Donald Trump's national security adviser John Bolton declared in a message to Iranian leaders on Monday that he doesn't think they will "have many more anniversaries to enjoy"–a comment that was immediately perceived as a direct threat of war. | In a video posted to the White House's official Twitter page on Monday, Bolton echoed false assertions and repeatedly debunked claims by the Trump that Iran is pursuing nuclear weapons and described the…
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Pentagon's 1st AI strategy vows to keep pace with Russia & China, wants help from tech
RT | rt.com | 2019-02-13
The Pentagon has issued its first AI strategy, where it pleads with tech giants to help boost military capabilities and catch up with Russia and China in developing artificial intelligence for military purposes. | …
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Stephen Cohen & Katrina vanden Heuvel: War with Russia?
KPFA Radio 94.1 FM | indybay.org | 2019-02-13
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Ukraine: NATO in the Constitution
Manlio Dinucci | globalresearch.ca | 2019-02-13
The initiative for having introduced into the Ukrainian Constitution the commitment enter officially into NATO goes to Parliamentary President Andriy Parubiy. Co-founder in 1991 of the Ukrainian National-Socialist Party, on the model of Adolf Hitler's National-Socialist Party. | The post Ukraine: NATO in the Constitution appeared first on Global Research.
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US Senators Aim to Block Saudi Arabia From Creating Nuclear Weapons
Jason Ditz | theantimedia.com | 2019-02-13
(ANTIWAR.COM) — A new bipartisan resolution making its way through the Senate is aimed at blocking Saudi Arabia from having any path toward the creation of nuclear weapons, placing severe restrictions on Saudi activities if they accept a US civilian nuclear cooperation deal. If the Saudis accept US nuclear cooperation, the resolution would forbid them from any uranium …

US Senators Aim to Block Saudi Arabia From Creating Nuclear Weapons

'Thank you MSNBC!' Trump utters unfamiliar phrase after 'no collusion' broadcast
RT | rt.com | 2019-02-13
US President Donald Trump praised media nemesis MSNBC for airing a report on the results of the Senate Intel Committee investigation which found no evidence of collusion between his campaign and Russia during the election. | …
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Black Critics of Kamala Harris and Cory Booker Push Back Against Claims That They're Russian "Bots"
Aída Chávez | theintercept.com | 2019-02-13
Angela Rye and Joy Reid have speculated that American descendants of slaves using the hashtag "ADOS" to critique Harris and Booker are Russian bots. | The post Black Critics of Kamala Harris and Cory Booker Push Back Against Claims That They're Russian "Bots" appeared first on The Intercept.
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Stephen Cohen on War with Russia and Soviet-style Censorship in the US
Russell Mokhiber | counterpunch.org | 2019-02-12
On stage at Busboys and Poets in Washington, D.C. this past week was Princeton University Professor Emeritus Stephen Cohen, author of the new book, War with Russia: From Putin & Ukraine to Trump & Russiagate. Cohen has largely been banished from mainstream media.
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Doomsday Redux: Just How Many Minutes to Midnight?
James Carroll | commondreams.org | 2019-02-12
"It may seem counterintuitive to compare the manufacture of what's called a 'mini-nuke' to the creation of the 'super' almost six decades ago," writes Carroll, "but honestly, what meaning can 'mini' really have when we're talking about nuclear war?" (Photo: Bulletin of Atomic Scientists/Facebook) | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files…
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The World's Most Dangerous Nuclear Weapon Just Rolled Off the Assembly Line
James Carroll | thenation.com | 2019-02-12
The World's Most Dangerous Nuclear Weapon Just Rolled Off the Assembly Line…
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Red Cross, UN Slam Denounce Use of 'Politicized' Humanitarian Aid to Venezuela
Paul Dobson | mintpressnews.com | 2019-02-12
USAID is an arm of the US State Department and has been involved in a number of scandals in recent years which have led to its expulsion from Russia for political meddling and Bolivia for conspiracy. | The post Red Cross, UN Slam Denounce Use of 'Politicized' Humanitarian Aid to Venezuela appeared first on MintPress News.
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Will Trump Resign Before the 2020 Election?
David Rosen | counterpunch.org | 2019-02-12
As Donald Trump gave his 2019 "State of the (Dis)Union" speech, an unasked question haunted the event — will he be forced to resign before the 2020 election? Much media attention is focused on "Russia Gate" and the Mueller investigation as well as the dozen or so investigations getting underway by the new Democrat-controlled Congress. However, Trump's…
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Trump Wants Socialism for the Rich, Brutal Capitalism for the Rest of Us
Robert Reich | commondreams.org | 2019-02-12
Donald Trump speaks to Paul Ryan at the White House, May 2017. (Photo: AP/Evan Vucci) | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files…
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Stocks Surge After Senate Confirms "No Collusion" Between Putin and Trump
Tyler Durden | theantimedia.com | 2019-02-12
(ZHE) — Nearly a year after their colleagues in the House reached a similar conclusion, the Senate Intel Committee said on Tuesday that it was preparing to conclude its investigation into whether the Trump campaign colluded with Russia after finding — get this — no direct evidence of a conspiracy, according to NBC News. The investigation is coming …

Stocks Surge After Senate Confirms "No Collusion" Between Putin and Trump

(Another) Mockery of Justice in Russia
Human Rights Watch | hrw.org | 2019-02-12
Oyub Titiev, a Chechen human rights activist, has been behind bars for more than 13 months on bogus drug charges and his trial is now drawing to a close. Today, the defense filed its last motion, and the judge declined it — just as she has declined all other defense motions. | Oyub Titiev at the Shali court in Chechnya, February 12, 2019. | © 2019 Tanya Lokshina/Human Rights Watch | When Oyub's trial began last summer, we had little, if any, expectations for a fair hearing. A man jailed by Chechen authorities in…
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Greenwald: How Can Democrats Support Trump's Push for Regime Change to Seize Venezuela's Oil?
Democracy Now! | democracynow.org | 2019-02-11
The U.S. and Russia have proposed opposing draft resolutions at the U.N. Security Council as the leadership crisis in Venezuela deepens. The U.S. is calling for elections in Venezuela and for international aid deliveries to be allowed to enter the country. The Russians called out international intervention in the affairs of Venezuela and the threat of foreign military action. The Venezuelan government of Nicolás Maduro is accusing the United States of attempting to stage a coup. We speak to The Intercept's Glenn Greenwald about the actions of Washington and of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro.
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Thailand: Bahraini Footballer Goes Home to Australia
Human Rights Watch | hrw.org | 2019-02-11
| (New York) — Thailand has freed a Bahraini refugee football player threatened with extradition since November 2018 following global pressure from athletes, sports federations, and rights groups, Human Rights Watch said today. | On February 11, 2019, Thai prosecutors dropped their extradition case against Hakeem Al-Araibi, sought by…
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WFTU condemns intervention against the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela
Fight Back | fightbacknews.org | 2019-02-10
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following statement from the World Federation of Trade Unions (WFTU). | The World Federation of Trade Unions (WFTU), representing 95 million workers of the five continents as well as the world class-oriented labor movement, strongly rejects the attempted coup d'état against the legitimate government of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela. | This interference, orchestrated by the US government, NATO and the EU and executed by the representatives of the transnationals and monopolies in the country, constitutes a flagrant violation of the most elementary rules of internati…
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Don't Expect Rulers of Nuclear-Armed Nations to Accept Nuclear Disarmament―Unless They're Pushed to Do So
Lawrence Wittner | zcomm.org | 2019-02-07
At the beginning of February 2019, the two leading nuclear powers took an official step toward resumption of the nuclear arms race. On February 1, the U.S. government, charging Russian violations of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty, announced that it would pull out of the agreement and develop new intermediate-range missiles banned by it. Read…
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Palestinian Professors' Unions Urge Pitzer College to Uphold Faculty Vote to Suspend Study Abroad with Complicit Israeli Institutions
PACBI | bdsmovement.net | 2019-02-05
Palestinian Professors' Unions Urge Pitzer College to Uphold Faculty Vote to Suspend Study Abroad with Complicit Israeli Institutions: Open LetterThe Palestinian Federation of Unions of University Professors and Employees (PFUUPE) urges Pitzer College to stand by an overwhelming majority of its faculty refusing to be complicit in Israel's denial of Palestinian rights and its blatan…
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Either Washington or Venezuela, Savage Capitalism or Socialism: A Conversation with Luis Britto Garcia
Cira Pascual Marquina — Venezuelanalysis | venezuelanalysis.com | 2019-02-05
In this exclusive interview with Venezuelanalysis, an acclaimed writer and committed Bolivarian talks about the short and long term defense of Venezuela's sovereignty.
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Moral Depravity Defines U.S. Politics
Noam Chomsky | zcomm.org | 2019-02-01
Humanity faces two imminent existential threats: environmental catastrophe and nuclear war. These were virtually ignored in the campaign rhetoric and general coverage…
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Paul Manafort in Ukraine
Brendan Oswald | progressive.org | 2019-02-01
An adventure that wrecked a country.
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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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