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04.08.2019

US scrapping of INF treaty heightens threat of nuclear war

US scrapping of INF treaty heightens threat of nuclear war

By Bill Van Auken Washington formally scrapped the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty Friday, bringing the world a major step closer to nuclear war. The treaty, signed over 30 years ago by US President Ronald Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev, banned a whole class of weapons that had placed… »

02.08.2019

Puerto Rico Faces Succession Crisis as Disgraced Governor Resigns

Puerto Rico Faces Succession Crisis as Disgraced Governor Resigns

Puerto Rican legislators have delayed a vote to confirm outgoing Governor Ricardo Rosselló’s possible successor. Rosselló, who has promised to step down today at 5 p.m., was forced to resign last week amid massive protests across Puerto Rico calling for his ouster. Rosselló has nominated attorney Pedro Pierluisi as secretary… »

02.08.2019

Physicians for Social Responsibility opposes US withdrawal from the INF Treaty

Physicians for Social Responsibility opposes US withdrawal from the INF Treaty

We publish here the press release from Physicians for Social Responsibility in the USA on the day the INF treaty expired. “Such a withdrawal would turn back the clock to a dangerous era” Physicians for Social Responsibility firmly opposes President Donald Trump’s dangerous decision to withdraw from the 1987 Intermediate-Range… »

01.08.2019

US Federal Court Exposes Democratic Party Conspiracy Against Assange and WikiLeaks

US Federal Court Exposes Democratic Party Conspiracy Against Assange and WikiLeaks

In a ruling published late Tuesday, Judge John Koeltl of the US District Court for the Southern District of New York, delivered a devastating blow to the US-led conspiracy against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. In his ruling, Judge Koeltl, a Bill Clinton nominee and former Assistant Special Prosecutor for the… »

01.08.2019

Publishing Stolen Material: WikiLeaks, the DNC and Freedom of Speech

Publishing Stolen Material: WikiLeaks, the DNC and Freedom of Speech

It may well be a finding of some implication should Julian Assange find his way into the beastly glory that is the US justice system.  In its efforts to rope in President Donald Trump’s election campaign, Wikileaks, Assange and the Russian Federation for hacking the computers of the Democratic National… »

01.08.2019

Poor Wittle CNN

Poor Wittle CNN

“So, Senator Sanders, do you think that someone who’s profited from the current so-called healthcare system, like John Delaney, is qualified to tell you not to change it?” is a different sort of question from “So, Congressman Delaney, won’t good Americans run screaming from Senator Sanders’ rabid socialism?” Similarly, “Senator… »

31.07.2019

Abolish Terrorist Agencies

Abolish Terrorist Agencies

By David Swanson Every government on earth, beginning with the United States, should shut down and be done with secret agencies, spy agencies, agencies used for murder, torture, bribery, election-manipulation, and coups. While these agencies prevent the public from knowing what is being done in its name, they do not… »

31.07.2019

Alaska Governor Demolishes Climate Research

Alaska Governor Demolishes Climate Research

By Robert Hunziker “The University of Alaska Fairbanks (“UAF”) is a hub for Arctic climate research, and a magnet for top scientists and international collaborations— and it’s in trouble.” (Source: Sabrina Shankman, A Death Spiral for Research: Arctic Scientists Worried as Alaska Universities Face 40% Funding Cut, Inside Climate News,… »

28.07.2019

A Melting Glacier in Your Mouth

A Melting Glacier in Your Mouth

Writing and photos by Johnny Atlas A melting glacier in your mouth. Elite bottled water for the rich. This is the world we are witnessing. The comic book Tank Girl come to life. Every morning I read the world news online. Every morning there is insanity. A melting glacier in… »

26.07.2019

America and Pakistan in Search of Peace and Conflict Resolution

America and Pakistan in Search of Peace and Conflict Resolution

By Mahboob A. Khawaja, PhD. Reflections on Today’s World of Politics President Trump and young looking Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan met this week at the White House. Trump is master to transform rhetoric into reality as he did to North Korean leader. Both were trying to overcome the historic… »

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