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22.02.2018

Yes, the United States Used Biowarfare on North Korea

Yes, the United States Used Biowarfare on North Korea

By David Swanson It’s sort of silly that it matters. The United States bombed North Korea flat with ordinary, non-bioweapons bombs. It ran out of standing structures to bomb. People lived in caves, if they lived. Millions died, most of them from regular old non-scandalous but mass-murderous bombs (including, of… »

22.02.2018

The Coming Wars to End All Wars

The Coming Wars to End All Wars

By Edward Curtin “The compulsive hatred of Putin by many who have almost zero idea about Putin or Russian history is disproportionate to any rational analysis, but not surprising. Trump and Putin are like weird doppelgangers in the liberal imagination.” – John Steppling, “Trump, Putin, and Nikolas Cruz Walk into… »

22.02.2018

Palestinian youth in Nablus: ‘Unite and stop with the division’

Palestinian youth in Nablus: ‘Unite and stop with the division’

Palestinian youth demonstrate in Nablus, demanding peace and calling for non-violent opposition to the occupation. By +972 Magazine Staff Palestinian youth from across the West Bank demonstrated near Al Najah University in Nablus on Monday. The demonstrators held a long banner bearing slogans calling for peace, supporting non-violent struggle, and… »

22.02.2018

Frederick Douglass: the ex-slave and transatlantic celebrity who found freedom in Newcastle

Frederick Douglass: the ex-slave and transatlantic celebrity who found freedom in Newcastle

By Brian Ward, Northumbria University, Newcastle for The Conversation When President Donald Trump spoke at a breakfast to launch black history month last year, he gave the impression that he thought Frederick Douglass – the most eminent African American leader of the mid 19th-century – was still alive. »

22.02.2018

#NeverAgain: Parkland students lead thousands in rally to demand gun control legislation

#NeverAgain: Parkland students lead thousands in rally to demand gun control legislation

“We may be too young to vote, but soon we will be able to vote and we will vote you out!” by Julia Conley, staff writer for Common Dreams The steps of the Florida State Capitol building were crowded with thousands of students, teachers, parents, and advocates on Wednesday… »

20.02.2018

Brexit between the lines: plot to ditch EU safety standards on food and drugs

Brexit between the lines: plot to ditch EU safety standards on food and drugs

A document uncovered by Greenpeace’s investigative unit (published accidentally by the Initiative for Free Trade) has revealed “a drive to lobby ministers to ditch strict EU safety standards in order to secure a US trade deal is being drawn up by a transatlantic group of conservative thinktanks”. The report according to the… »

20.02.2018

Julian Assange And His Doppelganger

Julian Assange And His Doppelganger

By Denis A Conroy, Walking along Hans Crescent every morning on my way to work, I stop briefly to look up at the balcony fronting the room which Julian Assange occupies in the Ecuadorian Embassy. I’ve been passing his place of residence for five years now and I’ve yet to… »

18.02.2018

“We call BS!” Students respond to US government lack of action on gun laws

“We call BS!” Students respond to US government lack of action on gun laws

CNN reports that “Emma Gonzalez, a senior at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, addressed a gun control rally on Saturday in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, days after a gunman entered her school in nearby Parkland and killed 17 people.” She ended her speech with the following words. “Republican Senator Chuck Grassley… »

18.02.2018

The US Needs “Eureka!” Moments Re: ‘Vetting’; ‘Displacement’; ‘Discernment’; ‘Integration’!

The US Needs “Eureka!” Moments Re: ‘Vetting’; ‘Displacement’; ‘Discernment’; ‘Integration’!

By Gary Corseri “Eureka! Eureka! (I have found it!)” –Archimedes “Having played with fire, one knows inner forms, inner function.” -–Kijima Hajime Let’s first debunk the “fake news”! Famed scientist and mathematician, Archimedes, probably did not cry out “Eureka! Eureka!” (Greek for “I have found it!”) when he… »

18.02.2018

JROTC, Military Indoctrination and the Training of Mass Killers

JROTC, Military Indoctrination and the Training of Mass Killers

By Pat Elder, February 16, 2018 Nikolas Cruz, the south Florida shooter, was enrolled in the Army’s Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps (JROTC) program as a 9th grader at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. The Army taught Cruz to shoot lethal weapons at a very young and impressionable… »

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