Daily Archives: February 6, 2019

2019-02-06: News Headlines

teleSUR Desk (2019-02-06). Twitter erupts after 2,000 Pro-Venezuelan accounts are deleted. mronline.org A total of 1,196 social media accounts based in Venezuela have been closed accused of "influencing domestic audiences." | Source

Stephen Lendman (2019-02-06). US Definition of a Russian Agent, Asset or Troll. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, Candidate for the Presidency. globalresearch.ca Anyone for world peace over endless wars, as well as supporting cooperative Russian/US relations is vulnerable to character assassination attacks. | Am I a "Russian agent", "asset" or "troll" for explaining hard truths on major domestic and geopolitical issues, for opposing …

teleSUR (2019-02-06). Costa Rica's Former President Arias Accused of Abusing 3 Women. telesurenglish.net Three women came forward with complaints of sexual abuse against former Costa Rican President Oscar Arias Sanchez. | RELATED: | Costa Rica: Campbell Leaves Foreign Ministry Amid Allegations | Alexandra Arce von Herold, a psychiatrist, and anti-nuclear activist has filed a criminal complaint of sexual assault against Nobel Peace Prize winner and former president Arias, the New York Times reported Tuesday, an allegation that Arias categorically denied. | The survivor said that Ari…

Eds. (2019-02-06). U.S. withdrawal from INF Treaty marks a dangerous move towards nuclear escalation. mronline.org The U.S. has cited Russian violations of the treaty as the reason for their withdrawal. This is despite Russia offering to open up its weapons systems for U.S. inspection. The treaty requires a six-month notice period following which the country no longer has to abide by the treaty. | Source

teleSUR (2019-02-06). Macedonia Signs Accord to Join NATO. telesurenglish.net Members of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization signed an accord with Macedonia Wednesday allowing the Balkan nation to become the 30th member of the alliance. | RELATED: | Macedonia Makes Albanian Second Language Despite Conservative President Opposition | The accord comes a month after Macedonia, now officially known as North Macedonia, ended a 27-year-old dispute with Greece over its name. | At a formal signing of the NATO accession protocol, which now…

Boaventura de Sousa Santos (2019-02-06). The New Cold War and Venezuela. zcomm.org Why are the US and its European acolytes embarking on an aggressive and maximalist stance that makes any negotiated solution outright impossible?>

Federico Pieraccini (2019-02-06). One Step Closer to Nuclear Oblivion: US Sabotages the INF Treaty. globalresearch.ca The Trump administration announced on February 1 that the country was suspending its participation in the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF treaty) for 180 days pending a final withdrawal. Vladimir Putin, in a meeting with Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov…

STAFF (2019-02-06). Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Dismantles Trump's Attack on Socialism. truthdig.com While Republicans and many Democrats rose and enthusiastically applauded President Donald Trump's attack on socialism during his State of the Union address Tuesday night, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.)—who, along with Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), remained seated—said the president's remarks showed he's "scared" of the progressive policies that most Americans are embracing. | Speaking to…

teleSUR (2019-02-06). US Lawmakers Ridicule Trump's Comments Against Socialism. telesurenglish.net United States President Donald Trump said Tuesday night during his State of the Union address that the U.S. would not be a socialist country — in an attempt to attack left-leaning congresspeople who scored considerable victories in the midterm elections November. | RELATED: | SOTU: Congresswomen Wear Pin Featuring Migrant Child Killed at US Border Custody | "Here, in the United States, we are alarmed by new calls to adopt socialism in our country," Trump said…

Luis Britto García (2019-02-06). Savage Capitalism or Socialism. zcomm.org Interview on the short and long term defense of Venezuela's sovereignty…

WSWS (2019-02-06). State of Fear: Trump unleashes tirade against socialism. wsws.org The president's claims of an economic "miracle" were belied by his denunciations of rising public support for socialism within the United States.

Party for Socialism and Liberation (2019-02-06). Black History Month Film "I Am Not Your Negro" indybay.org 2969 Mission St., btwn 25th and 26th St.

Akela Lacy (2019-02-06). South Carolina Spent $9 Billion to Dig a Hole in the Ground and Then Fill it Back in. theintercept.com Cost is often raised as a critical objection to combatting climate change. But South Caroline shows what's possible.

RT (2019-02-06). Shaking in his capitalist boots? Ocasio-Cortez says anti-socialism screed shows Trump is 'scared'. rt.com Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a self-professed democratic socialist and rising star in the Democratic Party, has dismissed Donald Trump's anti-socialist proselytizing during his State of the Union speech as a sign of weakness.

Consortiumnews (2019-02-06). Dismantling the Doomsday Machines. consortiumnews.com Dan Ellsberg has given us a book that shows the urgency of re-engaging on nuclear disarmament, writes John V. Walsh. With Two Minutes to Midnight, Time Is Running Out By John V. Walsh Antiwar.com "From a technical point of view,… Read more →

teleSUR (2019-02-06). Trump Accuses Iran of Being Main Sponsor of Terrorism. telesurenglish.net United States President Donald Trump Tuesday defended sanctions against Iran, as well as the decision to withdraw the United States from the nuclear treaty, arguing that the Persian nation is "the main state sponsor of terrorism." | RELATED: | Iran, Russia to Abandon Dollar, Trade in National Currencies | "My administration has acted decisively to confro…

Craig Baldwin (2019-02-06). David Cox' Assange + Putin + Paglen. indybay.org Other Cinema, 992 Valencia St. SF…

Human Rights Watch (2019-02-06). Russia: Jehovah's Witness Convicted. hrw.org | | Dennis Christensen (behind the windows) talks with his interpreter at the Zheleznodorzhy District Court in Oryol, January 28, 2019 | © 2019 Human Rights Watch | (Moscow) — A Russian court on February 6, 2019 convicted Dennis Christensen, a Jehovah's Witness adherent and Danish citizen, on extremism charges for practicing his faith, Human Rights Watch said today. The court sentenced Christensen to six years in prison. The conviction is a blatant viol…

Shared by Cherise (2019-02-06). Ocasio-Cortez: Attack on Socialism Shows Trump Is Scared of Progressives. truthout.org While Republicans and many Democrats rose and enthusiastically applauded President Donald Trump's attack on socialism during his State of the Union address Tuesday night, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) — who, along with Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), remained seated — said the president's remarks showed he's "scared" of the progressive policies that most Americans are embracing. | Speaki…

RT (2019-02-06). US test-launches Minuteman ICBM from southern California (VIDEO). rt.com An intercontinental ballistic missile lit up the southern California sky before hurtling across the Pacific Ocean to an atoll 4,200 miles away. The test launch came at a time of rising tensions around nuclear missile treaties. |

RT (2019-02-06). Better dead than red! Congress bonds over shared hatred for socialism at Trump's SOTU. rt.com Lawmakers watching President Donald Trump's State of the Union address were sharply divided along partisan lines until the president mentioned socialism — then they chanted "USA! USA!" as if McCarthy himself was watching.

PACBI (2019-02-05). Palestinian Professors' Unions Urge Pitzer College to Uphold Faculty Vote to Suspend Study Abroad with Complicit Israeli Institutions. bdsmovement.net 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…

Katrina vanden Heuvel (2019-02-05). Trump Is Igniting a Perilous New Nuclear-Arms Race. thenation.com Trump Is Igniting a Perilous New Nuclear-Arms Race…

Cira Pascual Marquina — Venezuelanalysis (2019-02-05). Either Washington or Venezuela, Savage Capitalism or Socialism: A Conversation with Luis Britto Garcia. venezuelanalysis.com In this exclusive interview with Venezuelanalysis, an acclaimed writer and committed Bolivarian talks about the short and long term defense of Venezuela's sovereignty.

Manlio Dinucci (2019-02-05). Guerra Nuclear o Dia Anterior. De Hiroshima até hoje: Quem e como nos conduzem à catástrofe. globalresearch.ca "Copyright Zambon Editore" | Capítulo 1 | O NASCIMENTO DA BOMBA | 1.1.O bombardeamento atómico de Hiroshima e Nagasaki | ´Há dezasseis horas, um avià£o americano deixou cair uma bomba sobre Hiroshima, uma base importante do exército japonês. [ ] É uma bomba atómica. …

Caitlin Johnstone (2019-02-05). These McCarthyite Accusations Benefit No One and Harm Everyone. theantimedia.com (CJ Opinion) — In response to the reprehensible NBC hit piece we discussed the other day in which Hawaii congresswoman and Democratic presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard was smeared as a darling of the Russian government, journalist Glenn Greenwald published an article documenting the astonishing amount of journalistic malpractice which went into the piece's formation. In the article, Greenwald wrote the …

Shared by Jocelyn Dombroski (2019-02-05). Nuclear Treaty Framework is in Dangerous Disarray and Needs to be Rebooted. therealnews.com Col. Larry Wilkerson discusses the meaning of the Trump administration's abandonment of the Intermediate Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty and how this move has contributed to a wholesale dismantling of the nuclear weapons control system. This might be an opportunity to restart, deepen, and broaden the framework, says Wilkerson

Democracy Now! (2019-02-04). Headlines for February 4, 2019. democracynow.org Calls Mount for VA Gov. Northam to Resign over Racist Yearbook Photo, Trump Sends Aid to Venezuela, Says Military Intervention "An Option", Trump: U.S. Should Maintain Troops in Iraq to "Watch" Iran, Trump Floats Another Gov't Shutdown or Nat'l Emergency over Border Wall Funding, El Salvador Elects Outsider Nayib Bukele as President, Mexico Denies Entry to U.S Lawyers & Journalists Working with Migrants, Iraq: Gunman Shoots Novelist Alaa Mashzoub, Amnesty Int'l: Boko Haram Killed At Least 60 in Nigeria Attack Last Week, Russia Suspends INF in Response to U.S. Withdrawal, U.N.: At Least 29 Children Died on Way to…

Consortiumnews (2019-02-04). PEPE ESCOBAR: MAGA Misses the Eurasia Train. consortiumnews.com While China and Russia solidify their economic and political alliance, the U.S. is missing an historic chance to join a multilateral world, clinging instead to military empire, argues Pepe Escobar. By Pepe Escobar in Milan Special to Consortium News We… Read more →

Eds. (2019-02-04). Trump abandons INF treaty. mronline.org Watch our video to find out about the latest decision. Trump has announced that he will withdraw the U.S. from the INF treaty. This treaty has been a bedrock of nuclear arms control, having eliminated thousands of deadly nuclear missiles in Europe. This is a very dangerous moment for the whole world. A new nuclear arms race is […] | Source

Glenn Greenwald (2019-02-03). NBC News, to Claim Russia Supports Tulsi Gabbard, Relies on Firm Just Caught Fabricating Russia Data for the Democratic Party. theintercept.com The playbook of the Democratic Party and its allies is a simple one: Smear any adversary of the party's establishment wing as an asset of the Kremlin.

unitedEditor (2019-02-02). Turkey and Russia in Syria: what are they pressing for? uwidata.com The decision by US President Donald to pull American troops out of Syria has opened the path for a new process in Syrian conflict settlement. The active actors in the conflict are revising their policies and seeking to fortify their positions. Russian that has played an important role in the civil war in Syria and […]

Noam Chomsky (2019-02-01). Moral Depravity Defines U.S. Politics. zcomm.org Humanity faces two imminent existential threats: environmental catastrophe and nuclear war. These were virtually ignored in the campaign rhetoric and general coverage…

Democracy Now! (2019-02-01). Headlines for February 1, 2019. democracynow.org WSJ: After Venezuela, U.S. to Target Cuba in Effort to Reshape Latin America, Venezuela: Guaidó Seeks Support from Russia, China as Maduro Gov't Remains Defiant, U.S. Announces Withdrawal from INF, Sen. Sanders Proposes Expanding Estate Tax for Wealthiest Americans, Senate Bill Opposes U.S. Withdrawal from Syria & Afghanistan, Trump Dismisses Funding Talks 2 Weeks Ahead of Gov't Shutdown Deadline, Progressive Dems: "Not Another Dollar" for DHS, Court: Syrian Gov't Responsible for Killing War Reporter Marie Colvin, Somalia: U.S. Airstrike Kills 24 al-Shabab Militants, Reports: EPA Won't Set Limits on Harmful Chemi…

Brendan Oswald (2019-02-01). Paul Manafort in Ukraine. progressive.org An adventure that wrecked a country.

Shared by Jocelyn Dombroski (2019-02-01). Russia, China on Defense and No Iranian Nuclear Bomb — US Intelligence Report. therealnews.com Russia and China are responding to "perceived US unilateralism and interventionism" — Paul Jay joins Taya Graham to analyze the Worldwide Threat Assessment of the US Intelligence Community

stuart_m (2019-02-01). Five new books for ecosocialists. greenleft.org.au Climate and Capitalism editor Ian Angus takes a look at five new books for an ecosocialists' bookshelf. Inclusion does not necessarily imply endorsement or agreement with a book's contents. | ***
Dust Bowls Of Empire: Imperialism, Environmental Politics, & the Injustice of 'Green' Capitalism | By Hannah Holleman
| Yale University Press, 2018 | A clear and insightful analysis of the role of capitalism and colonialism in causing the US Dust Bowl of the 1930s and destroying farmland ar…

Lawrence Wittner (2019-01-24). As Nations Get Ready for Nuclear War, Their Governments Work to Create the Illusion of Safety. zcomm.org 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 more…

Dave Markland (2019-01-10). Farewell to bblum6. zcomm.org 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 more…

2019-02-06: Social Media Postees

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US Definition of a Russian Agent, Asset or Troll. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, Candidate for the Presidency
Stephen Lendman | globalresearch.ca | 2019-02-06
Anyone for world peace over endless wars, as well as supporting cooperative Russian/US relations is vulnerable to character assassination attacks. | Am I a "Russian agent", "asset" or "troll" for explaining hard truths on major domestic and geopolitical issues, for opposing … | The post US Definition of a Russian Agent, Asset or Troll. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, Candidate for the Presidency appeared first on Global Research.
globalresearch.ca/us-definition-of-a-rus…

Costa Rica's Former President Arias Accused of Abusing 3 Women
teleSUR | telesurenglish.net | 2019-02-06
Three women came forward with complaints of sexual abuse against former Costa Rican President Oscar Arias Sanchez. | RELATED: | Costa Rica: Campbell Leaves Foreign Ministry Amid Allegations | Alexandra Arce von Herold, a psychiatrist, and anti-nuclear activist has filed a criminal complaint of sexual assault against Nobel Peace Prize winner and former president Arias, the New York Times reported Tuesday, an allegation that Arias categorically denied. | The survivor said that Ari…
telesurenglish.net/news/Costa-Ricas-Form…

U.S. withdrawal from INF Treaty marks a dangerous move towards nuclear escalation
Eds. | mronline.org | 2019-02-06
The U.S. has cited Russian violations of the treaty as the reason for their withdrawal. This is despite Russia offering to open up its weapons systems for U.S. inspection. The treaty requires a six-month notice period following which the country no longer has to abide by the treaty. | Source…
mronline.org/2019/02/06/u-s-withdrawal-f…

Macedonia Signs Accord to Join NATO
teleSUR | telesurenglish.net | 2019-02-06
Members of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization signed an accord with Macedonia Wednesday allowing the Balkan nation to become the 30th member of the alliance. | RELATED: | Macedonia Makes Albanian Second Language Despite Conservative President Opposition | The accord comes a month after Macedonia, now officially known as North Macedonia, ended a 27-year-old dispute with Greece over its name. | At a formal signing of the NATO accession protocol, which now…
telesurenglish.net/news/Macedonia-Signs-…

The New Cold War and Venezuela
Boaventura de Sousa Santos | zcomm.org | 2019-02-06
Why are the US and its European acolytes embarking on an aggressive and maximalist stance that makes any negotiated solution outright impossible?>…
zcomm.org/znetarticle/the-new-cold-war-a…

One Step Closer to Nuclear Oblivion: US Sabotages the INF Treaty
Federico Pieraccini | globalresearch.ca | 2019-02-06
The Trump administration announced on February 1 that the country was suspending its participation in the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF treaty) for 180 days pending a final withdrawal. Vladimir Putin, in a meeting with Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov… | The post One Step Closer to Nuclear Oblivion: US Sabotages the INF Treaty appeared first…
globalresearch.ca/one-step-closer-to-nuc…

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Dismantles Trump's Attack on Socialism
STAFF | truthdig.com | 2019-02-06
While Republicans and many Democrats rose and enthusiastically applauded President Donald Trump's attack on socialism during his State of the Union address Tuesday night, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.)–who, along with Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), remained seated–said the president's remarks showed he's "scared" of the progressive policies that most Americans are embracing. | Speaking to…
truthdig.com/articles/alexandria-ocasio-…

US Lawmakers Ridicule Trump's Comments Against Socialism
teleSUR | telesurenglish.net | 2019-02-06
United States President Donald Trump said Tuesday night during his State of the Union address that the U.S. would not be a socialist country — in an attempt to attack left-leaning congresspeople who scored considerable victories in the midterm elections November. | RELATED: | SOTU: Congresswomen Wear Pin Featuring Migrant Child Killed at US Border Custody | "Here, in the United States, we are alarmed by new calls to adopt socialism in our country," Trump said…
telesurenglish.net/news/Progressive-US-L…

Savage Capitalism or Socialism
Luis Britto García | zcomm.org | 2019-02-06
Interview on the short and long term defense of Venezuela's sovereignty…
zcomm.org/znetarticle/savage-capitalism-…

Trump Accuses Iran of Being Main Sponsor of Terrorism
teleSUR | telesurenglish.net | 2019-02-06
United States President Donald Trump Tuesday defended sanctions against Iran, as well as the decision to withdraw the United States from the nuclear treaty, arguing that the Persian nation is "the main state sponsor of terrorism." | RELATED: | Iran, Russia to Abandon Dollar, Trade in National Currencies | "My administration has acted decisively to confro…
telesurenglish.net/news/Trump-Accuses-Ir…

Russia: Jehovah's Witness Convicted
Human Rights Watch | hrw.org | 2019-02-06
Dennis Christensen (behind the windows) talks with his interpreter at the Zheleznodorzhy District Court in Oryol, January 28, 2019 | © 2019 Human Rights Watch | (Moscow) — A Russian court on February 6, 2019 convicted Dennis Christensen, a Jehovah's Witness adherent and Danish citizen, on extremism charges for practicing his faith, Human Rights Watch said today. The court sentenced Christensen to six years in prison. The conviction is a blatant viol…
hrw.org/news/2019/02/06/russia-jehovahs-…

Ocasio-Cortez: Attack on Socialism Shows Trump Is Scared of Progressives
Shared by Cherise | truthout.org | 2019-02-06
While Republicans and many Democrats rose and enthusiastically applauded President Donald Trump's attack on socialism during his State of the Union address Tuesday night, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) — who, along with Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), remained seated — said the president's remarks showed he's "scared" of the progressive policies that most Americans are embracing. | Speaki…
truthout.org/articles/ocasio-cortez-atta…

South Carolina Spent $9 Billion to Dig a Hole in the Ground and Then Fill it Back in
Akela Lacy | theintercept.com | 2019-02-06
Cost is often raised as a critical objection to combatting climate change. But South Caroline shows what's possible. | The post South Carolina Spent $9 Billion to Dig a Hole in the Ground and Then Fill it Back in appeared first on The Intercept.
theintercept.com/2019/02/06/south-caroli…

David Cox' Assange + Putin + Paglen
Craig Baldwin | indybay.org | 2019-02-06
Other Cinema, 992 Valencia St. SF…
indybay.org/newsitems/2019/02/03/1882096…

Better dead than red! Congress bonds over shared hatred for socialism at Trump's SOTU
RT | rt.com | 2019-02-06
Lawmakers watching President Donald Trump's State of the Union address were sharply divided along partisan lines until the president mentioned socialism — then they chanted "USA! USA!" as if McCarthy himself was watching. | …
rt.com/usa/450755-socialism-trump-sotu-m…

Dismantling the Doomsday Machines
Consortiumnews | consortiumnews.com | 2019-02-06
Dan Ellsberg has given us a book that shows the urgency of re-engaging on nuclear disarmament, writes John V. Walsh. With Two Minutes to Midnight, Time Is Running Out By John V. Walsh Antiwar.com
consortiumnews.com/2019/02/05/dismantlin…

Shaking in his capitalist boots? Ocasio-Cortez says anti-socialism screed shows Trump is 'scared'
RT | rt.com | 2019-02-06
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a self-professed democratic socialist and rising star in the Democratic Party, has dismissed Donald Trump's anti-socialist proselytizing during his State of the Union speech as a sign of weakness. | …
rt.com/usa/450802-cortez-trump-afraid-so…

Black History Month Film "I Am Not Your Negro"
Party for Socialism and Liberation | indybay.org | 2019-02-06
2969 Mission St., btwn 25th and 26th St.
indybay.org/newsitems/2019/02/05/1882098…

US test-launches Minuteman ICBM from southern California (VIDEO)
RT | rt.com | 2019-02-06
An intercontinental ballistic missile lit up the southern California sky before hurtling across the Pacific Ocean to an atoll 4,200 miles away. The test launch came at a time of rising tensions around nuclear missile treaties. | …
rt.com/usa/450812-us-ballistic-missile-l…

State of Fear: Trump unleashes tirade against socialism
WSWS | wsws.org | 2019-02-06
The president's claims of an economic "miracle" were belied by his denunciations of rising public support for socialism within the United States.
www.wsws.org/en/articles/2019/02/06/pers…

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…
bdsmovement.net/news/palestinian-profess…

Trump Is Igniting a Perilous New Nuclear-Arms Race
Katrina vanden Heuvel | thenation.com | 2019-02-05
Trump Is Igniting a Perilous New Nuclear-Arms Race…
thenation.com/article/trump-is-igniting-…

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.
venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/14300

Nuclear Treaty Framework is in Dangerous Disarray and Needs to be Rebooted
Shared by Jocelyn Dombroski | therealnews.com | 2019-02-05
Col. Larry Wilkerson discusses the meaning of the Trump administration's abandonment of the Intermediate Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty and how this move has contributed to a wholesale dismantling of the nuclear weapons control system. This might be an opportunity to restart, deepen, and broaden the framework, says Wilkerson | The post Nuclear Treaty Framework is in Dangerous Disarray and Needs to be Rebooted appeared first on The Real News Network.
therealnews.com/stories/nuclear-treaty-f…

These McCarthyite Accusations Benefit No One and Harm Everyone
Caitlin Johnstone | theantimedia.com | 2019-02-05
(CJ Opinion) — In response to the reprehensible NBC hit piece we discussed the other day in which Hawaii congresswoman and Democratic presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard was smeared as a darling of the Russian government, journalist Glenn Greenwald published an article documenting the astonishing amount of journalistic malpractice which went into the piece's formation. In the article, Greenwald wrote the …

These McCarthyite Accusations Benefit No One and Harm Everyone

Guerra Nuclear o Dia Anterior. De Hiroshima até hoje: Quem e como nos conduzem à catástrofe
Manlio Dinucci | globalresearch.ca | 2019-02-05
"Copyright Zambon Editore" | Capítulo 1 | O NASCIMENTO DA BOMBA | 1.1.O bombardeamento atómico de Hiroshima e Nagasaki | ´Há dezasseis horas, um avià£o americano deixou cair uma bomba sobre Hiroshima, uma base importante do exército japonês. [ ] É uma bomba atómica. … | The post Guerra Nuclear o Dia Anterior. De Hiroshima até hoje: Quem e como nos conduzem à catástrofe. appeared first on Global Research.
globalresearch.ca/guerra-nuclear-o-dia-a…

PEPE ESCOBAR: MAGA Misses the Eurasia Train
Consortiumnews | consortiumnews.com | 2019-02-04
While China and Russia solidify their economic and political alliance, the U.S. is missing an historic chance to join a multilateral world, clinging instead to military empire, argues Pepe Escobar. By Pepe Escobar in Milan Special to Consortium News We… Read more ?…
consortiumnews.com/2019/02/04/pepe-escob…

Trump abandons INF treaty
Eds. | mronline.org | 2019-02-04
Watch our video to find out about the latest decision. Trump has announced that he will withdraw the U.S. from the INF treaty. This treaty has been a bedrock of nuclear arms control, having eliminated thousands of deadly nuclear missiles in Europe. This is a very dangerous moment for the whole world. A new nuclear arms race is […] | Source…
mronline.org/2019/02/04/100725/

NBC News, to Claim Russia Supports Tulsi Gabbard, Relies on Firm Just Caught Fabricating Russia Data for the Democratic Party
Glenn Greenwald | theintercept.com | 2019-02-03
The playbook of the Democratic Party and its allies is a simple one: Smear any adversary of the party's establishment wing as an asset of the Kremlin. | The post NBC News, to Claim Russia Supports Tulsi Gabbard, Relies on Firm Just Caught Fabricating Russia Data for the Democratic Party appeared first on The Intercept.
theintercept.com/2019/02/03/nbc-news-to-…

Turkey and Russia in Syria: what are they pressing for?
unitedEditor | uwidata.com | 2019-02-02
The decision by US President Donald to pull American troops out of Syria has opened the path for a new process in Syrian conflict settlement. The active actors in the conflict are revising their policies and seeking to fortify their positions. Russian that has played an important role in the civil war in Syria and […] | The post Turkey and Russia in Syria: what are they pressing for? appeared first on United World International.
uwidata.com/1800-turkey-and-russia-in-sy…

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…
zcomm.org/zmagazine/moral-depravity-defi…

Paul Manafort in Ukraine
Brendan Oswald | progressive.org | 2019-02-01
An adventure that wrecked a country.
progressive.org/magazine/paul-manafort-i…

Russia, China on Defense and No Iranian Nuclear Bomb — US Intelligence Report
Shared by Jocelyn Dombroski | therealnews.com | 2019-02-01
Russia and China are responding to "perceived US unilateralism and interventionism" — Paul Jay joins Taya Graham to analyze the Worldwide Threat Assessment of the US Intelligence Community | The post Russia, China on Defense and No Iranian Nuclear Bomb — US Intelligence Report appeared first on The Real News Network.
therealnews.com/stories/russia-china-on-…

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…
zcomm.org/zblogs/as-nations-get-ready-fo…

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/