2020-01-25: News Headlines

Alan MacLeod (2020-01-25). World's super rich meet in Davos to discuss the climate change problem they created. mronline.org Research has shown that the people most responsible for a warming planet were disproportionately the same people attending the summit and an increasing number of observers see climate change, inequality and capitalism as bound together. |

RT (2020-01-25). Ancient 'Vampire' star spied sucking the life out of celestial giant by NASA's planet-hunting probe. rt.com NASA's planet-hunting Kepler spacecraft has witnessed the remains of an ancient star thirstily draining material from its giant celestial companion, in a remarkable interaction known as a super-outburst. | This star system consists of a 'White Dwarf' star with a 'Brown Dwarf' companion that's roughly 10 percent the size of its rapacious neighbour. White Dwarfs are what stars become when they have exhausted their nuclear fuel, while Brown Dwarfs are huge celestial bodies that are larger than the largest planets but smaller than the smallest stars. | The extraordinary event was identified by researchers mining d…

RT (2020-01-25). Indian women's college bans burqas as part of dress code crackdown. rt.com A women's college in northeast India has prohibited students from wearing burqas in the classroom, arguing that the full-body garment violates the institution's dress code. The rule will be enforced with fines. | JD Women's College of Patna issued a notice to its student body stating that the face- and body-covering garb, worn by women in some Islamic traditions, would no longer be tolerated on campus. | "All students have to come to college in the prescribed dress code… Students are prohibited from wearing 'burqa' in college," the statement read, according to local media. | Those who violate the rule…

WSWS (2020-01-25). Iranian student deported from Boston by Customs and Border Protection despite court order. wsws.org At the time of his deportation, Abadi held a valid F1 student visa recently issued by the United States Customs and Immigration Services to continue pursuing a bachelor's degree at Northeastern University in Boston.

WSWS (2020-01-25). As public support builds for Ontario teachers' struggle, government denounces walkouts. wsws.org A recent opinion poll has underscored that most Ontarians support teachers in striking against the Ford government's class-size increases and gutting of education support services.

Defend Public Education NOW! (2020-01-25). SFUSD Speak-out: Protect our Children from Contamination and Cancer. indybay.org San Francisco Unified School District | 555 Franklin St. San Francisco…

Teresa Paoluzzi (2020-01-25). Stop celebrating neoliberal academia: boycott your graduation. zcomm.org Graduation ceremonies at UK universities are a clear representation of their financialized mentality, valuing profit over quality education…

Telesur (2020-01-25). Over 4 Million People Join March Against US Presence in Iraq. 24 January 2020. globalresearch.ca At least four million people Thursday demanded the departure of U.S. troops from Iraq with a march in Baghdad, which was convened by cleric Muqtada Al-Sadr three weeks after the murder of Iran's General Qasem Soleimani. | . | At the country's …

sputniknews (2020-01-25). It's a Dog-Eat-Dog Universe: Scientists Have Spotted a Vampire Star Feeding Off Another. sputniknews.com Ryan Ridden-Harper, a postdoctoral fellow at the Space Telescope Science Institute in Baltimore, Australia, who led the research, said the discovery was completely unexpected as it was not what researchers were looking for.

Larry Romanoff (2020-01-25). China's New Coronavirus: An Examination of the Facts. globalresearch.ca The Western mass media have discussed the new corona virus that began in the city of Wuhan in Central China but, apart from repetitive small details and the inevitable China-bashing, not much light has been shed on the circumstances. My …

Tom Gallagher (2020-01-25). Foreign Policy: The Final Frontier. indybay.org University of San Francisco; the Getty Room at the main entrance of the Lo Schiavo Science Center, across from Kalmanovitz Hall. www.usfca.edu/sites/default/files/pdfs/u…

Labor Video Project (2020-01-25). UC Unions & Students Unite Against Union Busting/Contracting Out At UC At Regents Meeting. indybay.org AFSCME 3299 workers, UCSC grad student wildcatters and UC students spoke out and protested at the UC Regents meeting on 1/22/20 at UC Mission Bay Campus against contracting out, privatization and union busting.

yenisafak (2020-01-25). US to evacuate its citizens from Wuhan, China. yenisafak.com The United States is arranging a charter flight on Sunday to bring its citizens and diplomats back from the Chinese city of Wuhan, epicentre of the outbreak of a new coronavirus, the Wall Stree Journal reported on Saturday.The plane, with around 230 people, will carry diplomats from the U.S. consulate as well as U.S. citizens and their families, the Journal reported, citing a person familiar with the operation.Washington was given approval for the operation from China's Foreign Ministry and other government agencies following negotiations in recent days, the newspaper said. The U.S. also plans to temporarily shut…

Mara Dolan (2020-01-24). These Students Are Bringing Transformative Justice to Their Campus. thenation.com

news.un (2020-01-24). The drive for quality education worldwide, faces 'mammoth challenges'. news.un.org Aligning inclusive, quality education with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) was centre-stage on Friday, as the President of the UN General Assembly held a high-level interactive meeting for the International Day of Education.

South Front (2020-01-24). Video: Turkey's Military Industrial Complex. globalresearch.ca Turkey is working to develop its national industry and reequip its armed forces with modern military equipment. The worth of projects in this field is estimated to be around $77 billion. Ankara is paying special attention to the modernization and …

Stephen Lendman (2020-01-24). Trump's "No-Peace/Peace Plan" for Palestine. Netanyahu/Gantz Invited to White House to Discuss "Deal of the Century" globalresearch.ca Leaked information shows Trump's so-called deal of the century is a one-sided scam, favoring Israel at the expense of fundamental Palestinian rights. | The so-called peace process is the greatest hoax in modern times, along with the US war OF terror …

Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists (2020-01-24). Closer than Ever: It Is 100 Seconds to Midnight. The Dangers of Nuclear War. globalresearch.ca To: Leaders and citizens of the world | Humanity continues to face two simultaneous existential dangers—nuclear war and climate change—that are compounded by a threat multiplier, cyber-enabled information warfare, that undercuts society's ability to respond. The international security situation is dire, …

Paul Antonopoulos (2020-01-24). Turkish Intervention in Libya: Another Erdogan Reckless Attempt to Revive Neo-Ottoman Empire. globalresearch.ca With Turkey failing to topple Syrian President Bashar al-Assad from power in their drive to forge a regional hegemonic order under their rulership, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has set his eyes on other Eastern Mediterranean issues, primarily aggression against …

Steve Sweeney (2020-01-24). Venezuela's "Guaido Threat": Safeguarding Telesur Is Our Obligation, Academics and Intellectuals. globalresearch.ca Attacks on Venezuelan TV station Telesur are an example of the "arrogance of the powerful" trying to stop people from hearing the truth, campaigners warned today. | Intellectuals and academics from across Latin America penned an open letter in support of …

Gideon Polya (2020-01-24). "One World Digital Dictatorship" A Digital Nightmare. globalresearch.ca Danish writer Soren Korsgaard (editor of Crime & Power) has written a very long and detailed account entitled "One World Digital Dictatorship" that describes the accelerating movement by both Western-style democracies and one-party states (notably China) towards world-wide Digital Dictatorship …

Alison Weir (2020-01-24). European Jewish Congress (EJC) Launches Campaign Against 'Antisemitism' (Aka Support for Palestinian Rights). globalresearch.ca The European Jewish Congress (EJC) has

South Front (2020-01-24). Video: Syrian Army Reportedly Suffers Huge Casualties in Idlib. What's Going On? globalresearch.ca Intense clashes between the Syrian Army and Idlib militants resulted in large casualties among both sides, according to statements by the Syrian and Russian defense ministries. | On January 23, the Syrian military reported that its forces had repelled a large-scale …

Peter Koenig (2020-01-24). Switzerland Funds Biased and Fake OPCW Chemical Weapons' Reporting. globalresearch.ca Why does Switzerland, neutral by her Constitution, fund, support and reward the partial and I dare say, western-biased and corrupted Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) and their fake reporting — with a donation of CHF 300,000 (US$ …

Andrew Korybko (2020-01-24). Putin's Trip to 'Israel' Will be Remembered as an Important Part of His Legacy. globalresearch.ca Putin's trip to "Israel" on Thursday to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz was a defining moment of his 20-year-long presidency and will forever be remembered as an important part of his legacy due to the extremely …

True Publica (2020-01-24). State Secrecy: UK Government Now Routinely Refusing Freedom of Information Requests. globalresearch.ca At TruePublica we have constantly warned about the authoritarian traits and tendencies of this government. It started with terror laws designed to catch hardened criminals with the intent to kill that ended up being used on the public to

Jake Johnston (2020-01-24). 'Biggest Loss of Clean Water Protection the Country Has Ever Seen': Trump Guts Safeguards for US Streams and Wetlands. globalresearch.ca "This all-out assault on basic safeguards will send our country back to the days when corporate polluters could dump whatever sludge or slime they wished into the streams and wetlands that often connect to the water we drink." | *** | The …

Health Impact News (2020-01-24). Video: "He Was Murdered" — 13 Month Old Infant Dies 14 Hours after Receiving the Flu Shot. globalresearch.ca Krystle Cordingley mourns her son Corbyn who died 14 hours after a flu shot. | Krystle claims that the hospital tried to cover up what happened, and doctors said his death following vaccination was a coincidence. | Finally, she reports, one honest …

Larry Romanoff (2020-01-24). Fake News and "The Naked Government": Jessica Lynch and the US Invasion of Iraq. globalresearch.ca In the 1950s there was a TV series in the US titled 'The Naked City', composed from stories drawn from the lives of various residents. Each episode began with the words, "There are 8 million stories in the naked city. …

Mandy Smithberger (2020-01-24). Never the Pentagon: How the Military-Industrial Complex Gets Away with Murder in Contract after Contract. globalresearch.ca Call it a colossal victory for a Pentagon that hasn't won a war in this century, but not for the rest of us. Congress only recently passed and the

teleSUR (2020-01-24). Wing Chun Kung Fu Popular Among Palestinians. telesurenglish.net Over 40 students are learning RELATED: | The school has witnessed an increasing number of participants in the past few years. "I joined the school four years ago, in an attempt to control my hasty…

Global Research News (2020-01-24). Selected Articles: Trump's "No-Peace/Peace Plan" for Palestine. globalresearch.ca By Leaked information shows Trump's so-called deal of the century is a one-sided scam, favoring…

Derrick Z. Jackson (2020-01-24). EPA's New Water Rule a Mockery of Science and the Clean Water Act. commondreams.org Wheeler, a former coal lobbyist, not only went against dollars and cents in pleasing his fellow polluters, he went against all scientific sense. (Photo: Drew Angerer/Getty Images) | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files…

Mark Gruenberg (2020-01-23). Trump impeachment trial starts as several unions speak out. peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON —The Republican-run Senate's impeachment trial of GOP President Donald Trump opened Jan. 21 with heated verbal jousting from lawyers — as several unions have spoken out. National Nurses United, Teachers (AFT) President Randi Weingarten, and Service Employees President Mary Kay Henry strongly supported the impeachment process, but haven't taken a position on the actual …

Lauren Smith (2020-01-23). An Epic Act of Resistance and Trial of Our Times. "The Venezuela Embassy Protectors Collective" globalresearch.ca On February 11th, four American peace activists, known as the

South Front (2020-01-23). Video: Russia's "Dead Hand" Command Missiles, Deterrent In The Event of a Crippling Nuclear Attack. globalresearch.ca The existing system of international relations and arms control treaties is slowly, but steadily crumbling. The Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty is dead, with both Washington and Moscow publicly developing previously banned short-to-medium range missiles. The New START (Strategic Arms Reduction …

Ross Barkan (2020-01-23). Voter, Beware: Oppo Dump Season Is Upon Us. thenation.com Voter, Beware: Oppo Dump Season Is Upon Us…

splcenter (2020-01-23). Former College Student, Atomwaffen Sympathizer Faces Charges of 'Swatting' Calls. splcenter.org A former Virginia college student the FBI says is affiliated with violent neo-Nazi group Atomwaffen has been charged with helping coordinate and make "swatting" phone calls around the country and the globe.

Matthew J. L. Ehret (2020-01-23). Putin Calls for a New System Guided by the UN Charter… But Is It Possible? dissidentvoice.org Anyone looking with sober eyes upon today's world and the feeble economic and geopolitical underpinnings holding the system together must accept the fact that a new system WILL be created. This is not an opinion, but a fact. We are moving towards eight billion lives on this globe and the means of productive powers to …

Global Research News (2020-01-23). Selected Articles: The Davos World Economic Forum (2017-2020). globalresearch.ca Lying is a money making activity and lies are commodities. There is a profitable global market for media and public figures committed to spreading disinformation. | Needless to say, "Telling the Truth", on the other hand, Is Not a Money-Making Proposition. …

Fight Back (2020-01-22). Denver students say: No war on Iran! fightbacknews.org Denver, CO – Students from Denver Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) met on campus
| January 21 to continue the rallying against U.S. aggression towards Iran and the U.S.
| occupation of Iraq. This action comes after the illegal act of war of the Trump
| regime in which Qassem Soleimani was assassinated in the Baghdad International Airport. | The U.S. has claimed that they are backing off from war at this time, but will continue to add
| sanctions against Iran which will harm the people of Iran. One SDS member noted
| in his speech, "Sanctions are an act of war; countless citizens died in…

Shawgi Tell (2020-01-22). Seventeen Charter Schools Siphon $155 Million from Buffalo Public School System. dissidentvoice.org To the shock of many, the Buffalo News, Buffalo's main newspaper, recently published an article exposing serious problems with charter schools. Like Rochester's Democrat and Chronicle, the Buffalo News usually goes out of its way to provide biased reporting on charter schools, almost always presenting them in the most favorable light possible, while consistently ignoring …

RT (2020-01-21). 'I'll straight up get armed': Yet another Bernie staffer caught spouting extremist ideas, is there a problem in the campaign? rt.com A video exposing the extreme viewpoints of yet another staffer of the Bernie Sanders campaign has some questioning whether there is a growing issue inside the Vermont senator's ranks. | A video released on Tuesday by Project Veritas reveals a man identified as Martin Weissgerber, a paid field organizer for the Sanders presidential campaign in South Carolina, fantasizing about sending Republicans to "reeducation camps" and Sanders dissolving the Senate and House of Representatives should he become president. | "Do we just cease — do we just dissolve the Senate, House of Representatives, the judicial branc…

Carol Rose (2020-01-21). CBP Deported an Iranian Student With Valid Visa, Defying Court Order. aclu.org Last night, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) deported an Iranian student with a valid visa, despite a federal court order prohibiting his removal. | Shahab Dehghani arrived at Boston Logan Airport on Sunday, January 19 to study at Northeastern University, where he was enrolled. Customs officials detained him and questioned him for hours, abruptly revoking his student visa, which the State Department granted after a year of intense vetting. | As CBP tried to put Shahab on the next available flight, supporters and friends gathered at night in the arrivals hall at Logan to demand that CBP stop deporting…

Fight Back (2020-01-21). FRSO Delegation Visits Bolivarian University of Venezuela. fightbacknews.org Caracas, Venezuela—A Freedom Road Socialist Organization (FRSO) delegation visited the Bolivarian University of Venezuela on January 20, speaking to political science classes. | "Students asked about the movements for change in our country. They definitely had the impression people are protesting Trump, and movements are growing stronger. They are excited that socialist ideas are becoming popular in the U.S.," said Brad Sigal, a delegation member from Minneapolis. | Sigal continued, "Many of the students are attending the university because of the Bolivarian Revolution and the opportunities it opens up fo…

Staff (2020-01-17). Headlines for January 17, 2020. democracynow.org Senate Impeachment Trial Opens as Accountability Office Says Trump Broke Law by Withholding Aid, Pentagon Contradicts Trump and Says 11 U.S. Troops Injured in Iranian Strikes, Senate Votes to Approve USMCA, Report: Six Banks Reaped $18 Billion Last Year from Trump Tax Cuts, Guatemalan Protesters Demand Outgoing President Be Arrested for Corruption, Deported Immigrant Rights Leader Jean Montrevil Sues U.S. Government, FBI Arrests 3 Suspected Neo-Nazis Ahead of Pro-Gun Rally in Richmond, Virginia, Florida Supreme Court Upholds Law Limiting Voting Rights for People with Felony Convictions, Harvard Law Students Prote…

2020-01-25: Social Media Postees

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Iranian student deported from Boston by Customs and Border Protection despite court order
wsws.org | 2020-01-25
At the time of his deportation, Abadi held a valid F1 student visa recently issued by the United States Customs and Immigration Services to continue pursuing a bachelor's degree at Northeastern University in Boston.
www.wsws.org/en/articles/2020/01/25/stud…

As public support builds for Ontario teachers' struggle, government denounces walkouts
wsws.org | 2020-01-25
A recent opinion poll has underscored that most Ontarians support teachers in striking against the Ford government's class-size increases and gutting of education support services.
www.wsws.org/en/articles/2020/01/25/ontt…

SFUSD Speak-out: Protect our Children from Contamination and Cancer
Defend Public Education NOW! | indybay.org | 2020-01-25
San Francisco Unified School District | 555 Franklin St. San Francisco…
indybay.org/newsitems/2020/01/23/18830048.php

Stop celebrating neoliberal academia: boycott your graduation
Teresa Paoluzzi | zcomm.org | 2020-01-25
Graduation ceremonies at UK universities are a clear representation of their financialized mentality, valuing profit over quality education…
zcomm.org/znetarticle/stop-celebrating-neoliberal-academia-boycott-your-graduation/

World's super rich meet in Davos to discuss the climate change problem they created
Alan MacLeod | mronline.org | 2020-01-25
Research has shown that the people most responsible for a warming planet were disproportionately the same people attending the summit and an increasing number of observers see climate change, inequality and capitalism as bound together. | Source…
mronline.org/2020/01/25/worlds-super-rich-meet-in-davos-to-discuss-the-climate-change-problem-they-created/

Ancient 'Vampire' star spied sucking the life out of celestial giant by NASA's planet-hunting probe
rt.com | 2020-01-25
NASA's planet-hunting Kepler spacecraft has witnessed the remains of an ancient star thirstily draining material from its giant celestial companion, in a remarkable interaction known as a super-outburst. | This star system consists of a 'White Dwarf' star with a 'Brown Dwarf' companion that's roughly 10 percent the size of its rapacious neighbour. White Dwarfs are what stars become when they have exhausted their nuclear fuel, while Brown Dwarfs are huge celestial bodies that are larger than the largest planets but smaller than the smallest stars. | The extraordinary event was identified by researchers mining d…
rt.com/news/479163-ancient-vampire-star-kepler-nasa/

Over 4 Million People Join March Against US Presence in Iraq. 24 January 2020
Telesur | globalresearch.ca | 2020-01-25
At least four million people Thursday demanded the departure of U.S. troops from Iraq with a march in Baghdad, which was convened by cleric Muqtada Al-Sadr three weeks after the murder of Iran's General Qasem Soleimani. | . | At the country's | …
globalresearch.ca/over-4-million-people-join-march-against-us-presence-in-iraq-24-january-2020/5701679

China's New Coronavirus: An Examination of the Facts
Larry Romanoff | globalresearch.ca | 2020-01-25
The Western mass media have discussed the new corona virus that began in the city of Wuhan in Central China but, apart from repetitive small details and the inevitable China-bashing, not much light has been shed on the circumstances. My …
globalresearch.ca/chinas-new-coronavirus-an-examination-of-the-facts/5701662

It's a Dog-Eat-Dog Universe: Scientists Have Spotted a Vampire Star Feeding Off Another
sputniknews.com | 2020-01-25
Ryan Ridden-Harper, a postdoctoral fellow at the Space Telescope Science Institute in Baltimore, Australia, who led the research, said the discovery was completely unexpected as it was not what researchers were looking for.
sputniknews.com/science/202001251078135293-its-a-dog-eat-dog-universe-scientists-have-spotted-a-vampire-star-feeding-off-another/

Foreign Policy: The Final Frontier
Tom Gallagher | indybay.org | 2020-01-25
University of San Francisco; the Getty Room at the main entrance of the Lo Schiavo Science Center, across from Kalmanovitz Hall. www.usfca.edu/sites/default/files/pdfs/u…
indybay.org/newsitems/2020/01/22/18830041.php

Indian women's college bans burqas as part of dress code crackdown
rt.com | 2020-01-25
A women's college in northeast India has prohibited students from wearing burqas in the classroom, arguing that the full-body garment violates the institution's dress code. The rule will be enforced with fines. | JD?Women's College of Patna issued a notice to its student body stating that the face- and body-covering garb, worn by women in some Islamic traditions, would no longer be tolerated on campus. | "All students have to come to college in the prescribed dress code… Students are prohibited from wearing 'burqa' in college," the statement read, according to local media. | Those who violate the rule…
rt.com/news/479152-muslim-college-burqa-ban/

UC Unions & Students Unite Against Union Busting/Contracting Out At UC At Regents Meeting
Labor Video Project | indybay.org | 2020-01-25
AFSCME 3299 workers, UCSC grad student wildcatters and UC students spoke out and protested at the UC Regents meeting on 1/22/20 at UC Mission Bay Campus against contracting out, privatization and union busting.
indybay.org/newsitems/2020/01/23/18830042.php

US to evacuate its citizens from Wuhan, China
yenisafak.com | 2020-01-25
The United States is arranging a charter flight on Sunday to bring its citizens and diplomats back from the Chinese city of Wuhan, epicentre of the outbreak of a new coronavirus, the Wall Stree Journal reported on Saturday.The plane, with around 230 people, will carry diplomats from the U.S. consulate as well as U.S. citizens and their families, the Journal reported, citing a person familiar with the operation.Washington was given approval for the operation from China's Foreign Ministry and other government agencies following negotiations in recent days, the newspaper said. The U.S. also plans to temporarily shut…
yenisafak.com/en/world/us-to-evacuate-its-citizens-from-wuhan-china-3510467

The drive for quality education worldwide, faces 'mammoth challenges'
news.un.org | 2020-01-24
Aligning inclusive, quality education with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) was centre-stage on Friday, as the President of the UN General Assembly held a high-level interactive meeting for the International Day of Education.
news.un.org/feed/view/en/story/2020/01/1055961

Venezuela's "Guaido Threat": Safeguarding Telesur Is Our Obligation, Academics and Intellectuals
Steve Sweeney | globalresearch.ca | 2020-01-24
Attacks on Venezuelan TV station Telesur are an example of the "arrogance of the powerful" trying to stop people from hearing the truth, campaigners warned today. | Intellectuals and academics from across Latin America penned an open letter in support of …
globalresearch.ca/safeguarding-telesur-our-obligation-academics-intellectuals-say-face-guaido-threat/5701610

Trump's "No-Peace/Peace Plan" for Palestine. Netanyahu/Gantz Invited to White House to Discuss "Deal of the Century"
Stephen Lendman | globalresearch.ca | 2020-01-24
Leaked information shows Trump's so-called deal of the century is a one-sided scam, favoring Israel at the expense of fundamental Palestinian rights. | The so-called peace process is the greatest hoax in modern times, along with the US war OF terror …
globalresearch.ca/netanyahu-gantz-white-house-invitation-discuss-trump-regime-no-peace-peace-plan/5701629

Never the Pentagon: How the Military-Industrial Complex Gets Away with Murder in Contract after Contract
Mandy Smithberger | globalresearch.ca | 2020-01-24
Call it a colossal victory for a Pentagon that hasn't won a war in this century, but not for the rest of us. Congress only recently passed and the president approved one of the largest Pentagon budgets ever. It will …
globalresearch.ca/never-pentagon-how-military-industrial-complex-gets-away-murder-contract/5701605

State Secrecy: UK Government Now Routinely Refusing Freedom of Information Requests
True Publica | globalresearch.ca | 2020-01-24
At TruePublica we have constantly warned about the authoritarian traits and tendencies of this government. It started with terror laws designed to catch hardened criminals with the intent to kill that ended up being used on the public to catch …
globalresearch.ca/state-secrecy-uk-government-refusing-freedom-information-requests/5701602

'Biggest Loss of Clean Water Protection the Country Has Ever Seen': Trump Guts Safeguards for US Streams and Wetlands
Jake Johnston | globalresearch.ca | 2020-01-24
"This all-out assault on basic safeguards will send our country back to the days when corporate polluters could dump whatever sludge or slime they wished into the streams and wetlands that often connect to the water we drink." | *** | The …
globalresearch.ca/biggest-loss-clean-water-protection-trump-guts-safeguards-us-streams-wetlands/5701601

"One World Digital Dictatorship" A Digital Nightmare
Gideon Polya | globalresearch.ca | 2020-01-24
Danish writer Soren Korsgaard (editor of Crime & Power) has written a very long and detailed account entitled "One World Digital Dictatorship" that describes the accelerating movement by both Western-style democracies and one-party states (notably China) towards world-wide Digital Dictatorship …
globalresearch.ca/one-world-digital-dictatorship-soren-korsgaard-digital-nightmare/5701587

Closer than Ever: It Is 100 Seconds to Midnight. The Dangers of Nuclear War
Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists | globalresearch.ca | 2020-01-24
To: Leaders and citizens of the world | Humanity continues to face two simultaneous existential dangers–nuclear war and climate change–that are compounded by a threat multiplier, cyber-enabled information warfare, that undercuts society's ability to respond. The international security situation is dire, | …
globalresearch.ca/closer-100-seconds-midnight/5701635

Video: Syrian Army Reportedly Suffers Huge Casualties in Idlib. What's Going On?
South Front | globalresearch.ca | 2020-01-24
Intense clashes between the Syrian Army and Idlib militants resulted in large casualties among both sides, according to statements by the Syrian and Russian defense ministries. | On January 23, the Syrian military reported that its forces had repelled a large-scale …
globalresearch.ca/video-syrian-army-reportedly-suffers-huge-casualties-in-idlib-what-going-on/5701630

European Jewish Congress (EJC) Launches Campaign Against 'Antisemitism' (Aka Support for Palestinian Rights)
Alison Weir | globalresearch.ca | 2020-01-24
The European Jewish Congress (EJC) has announced the launch of a worldwide, star studded social media campaign against what it calls "antisemitism," but which is often advocacy for Palestinian human rights and opposition to Israeli apartheid. EJC is the …
globalresearch.ca/jewish-congress-launches-campaign-against-antisemitism-support-palestinian-rights/5701608

Fake News and "The Naked Government": Jessica Lynch and the US Invasion of Iraq
Larry Romanoff | globalresearch.ca | 2020-01-24
In the 1950s there was a TV series in the US titled 'The Naked City', composed from stories drawn from the lives of various residents. Each episode began with the words, "There are 8 million stories in the naked city. …
globalresearch.ca/fake-news-and-the-naked-government-jessica-lynch-and-the-us-invasion-of-iraq/5701237

Switzerland Funds Biased and Fake OPCW Chemical Weapons' Reporting
Peter Koenig | globalresearch.ca | 2020-01-24
Why does Switzerland, neutral by her Constitution, fund, support and reward the partial and I dare say, western-biased and corrupted Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) and their fake reporting

The US-China Trade Deal Is Mostly Symbolic
Kavaljit Singh | globalresearch.ca | 2020-01-24
On January 15, the US President Donald Trump and Chinese Vice Premier Liu He signed a "phase one" trade agreement to de-escalate an 18-month trade war between the world's two biggest economies. After months of tough negotiations and retaliatory trade | …
globalresearch.ca/us-china-trade-deal/5701579

Video: Turkey's Military Industrial Complex
South Front | globalresearch.ca | 2020-01-24
Turkey is working to develop its national industry and reequip its armed forces with modern military equipment. The worth of projects in this field is estimated to be around $77 billion. Ankara is paying special attention to the modernization and …
globalresearch.ca/video-turkeys-military-industrial-complex/5701581

Turkish Intervention in Libya: Another Erdogan Reckless Attempt to Revive Neo-Ottoman Empire
Paul Antonopoulos | globalresearch.ca | 2020-01-24
With Turkey failing to topple Syrian President Bashar al-Assad from power in their drive to forge a regional hegemonic order under their rulership, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has set his eyes on other Eastern Mediterranean issues, primarily aggression against | …
globalresearch.ca/intervention-libya-another-erdogan-reckless-attempt-revive-neo-ottoman-empire/5701622

Disabled People Under Attack
John Clarke | globalresearch.ca | 2020-01-24
In December, Ontario's Auditor-General, Bonnie Lysyk, issued a report that offers the province's right wing Tory government an opportunity to attack disabled people living in poverty. Her report paints a picture of an Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) that …
globalresearch.ca/disabled-people-under-attack/5701576

Putin's Trip to 'Israel' Will be Remembered as an Important Part of His Legacy
Andrew Korybko | globalresearch.ca | 2020-01-24
Putin's trip to "Israel" on Thursday to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz was a defining moment of his 20-year-long presidency and will forever be remembered as an important part of his legacy due to the extremely …
globalresearch.ca/putin-trip-israel-remembered-important-part-legacy/5701613

'Nowhere on the Border,' an engrossing play on our conscience
Eric A. Gordon | peoplesworld.org | 2020-01-24
NORTH HOLLYWOOD, Calif.–The very fine Road Theatre Company is currently staging Carlos Lacámara's Nowhere on the Border (seen Jan. 18), a soul-wrenching, laser-beamed treatment of the emotional and economic issues around cross-border migration from Mexico into the U.S. Southwest. Gary (Chet Grissom), a border watch volunteer/vigilante from Pennsylvania with a son serving in Afghanistan, confronts …
peoplesworld.org/article/nowhere-on-the-border-an-engrossing-play-on-our-conscience/

EPA's New Water Rule a Mockery of Science and the Clean Water Act
Derrick Z. Jackson | commondreams.org | 2020-01-24
Wheeler, a former coal lobbyist, not only went against dollars and cents in pleasing his fellow polluters, he went against all scientific sense. (Photo: Drew Angerer/Getty Images) | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files…
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Wing Chun Kung Fu Popular Among Palestinians
telesurenglish.net | 2020-01-24
Over 40 students are learning Wing Chun, a Chinese martial arts, at the Palestinian Cultural School of Wing Chun Kung Fu, based in the northern city of Beit Lahia in Gaza Strip, opened in 1989. | RELATED: | Israeli Opposition Leader Gantz Pledges to Annex Jordan Valley | The school has witnessed an increasing number of participants in the past few years. "I joined the school four years ago, in an attempt to control my hasty…
telesurenglish.net/news/wing-chun-kung-fu-popular-among-palestinians-20200124-0009.html

These Students Are Bringing Transformative Justice to Their Campus
Mara Dolan | thenation.com | 2020-01-24
thenation.com/article/activism/can-transformative-justice-on-college-campuses-work/

Selected Articles: Trump's "No-Peace/Peace Plan" for Palestine
Global Research News | globalresearch.ca | 2020-01-24
Trump's "No-Peace/Peace Plan" for Palestine. Netanyahu/Gantz Invited to White House to Discuss "Deal of the Century" | By Stephen Lendman, January 24, 2020 | Leaked information shows Trump's so-called deal of the century is a one-sided scam, favoring…
globalresearch.ca/selected-articles-trump-no-peace-peace-plan-palestine/5701647

Video: Russia's "Dead Hand" Command Missiles, Deterrent In The Event of a Crippling Nuclear Attack
South Front | globalresearch.ca | 2020-01-23
The existing system of international relations and arms control treaties is slowly, but steadily crumbling. The Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty is dead, with both Washington and Moscow publicly developing previously banned short-to-medium range missiles. The New START (Strategic Arms Reduction …
globalresearch.ca/video-russian-real-life-doomsday-machine/5701454

'Obvious Malicious Intent': Tulsi Gabbard Hits Clinton with Defamation Suit over 'Russian Asset' Smear
RT News | globalresearch.ca | 2020-01-23
Democratic presidential hopeful Tulsi Gabbard is suing two-time White House runner-up Hillary Clinton over her claim that Gabbard was a "Russian asset," alleging that the lie hurt not just her campaign but the entire election. | Clinton "lied about her | …
globalresearch.ca/tulsi-gabbard-hits-clinton-defamation-suit-russian-asset-smear/5701468

Impeach the Impeachers
Dr. T. P. Wilkinson | globalresearch.ca | 2020-01-23
Disclaimer: The author in no way implicitly or explicitly supports the pretensions of the US regime to commit overt or covert acts of aggression or interference in the internal affairs of other sovereign states by its constitutional or extra-legal institutions …
globalresearch.ca/impeach-impeachers-constitutional-eroticism/5701248

An Epic Act of Resistance and Trial of Our Times. "The Venezuela Embassy Protectors Collective"
Lauren Smith | globalresearch.ca | 2020-01-23
On February 11th, four American peace activists, known as the Embassy Protectors Collective, will be tried before the U.S. empire for "interfering with certain protective functions" of its Federal government for their occupation of the Venezuelan embassy in Washington, …
globalresearch.ca/resistance-trial-times/5701515

Voter, Beware: Oppo Dump Season Is Upon Us
Ross Barkan | thenation.com | 2020-01-23
Voter, Beware: Oppo Dump Season Is Upon Us…
thenation.com/article/politics/opposition-research-bernie-warren/

Former College Student, Atomwaffen Sympathizer Faces Charges of 'Swatting' Calls
splcenter.org | 2020-01-23
A former Virginia college student the FBI says is affiliated with violent neo-Nazi group Atomwaffen has been charged with helping coordinate and make "swatting" phone calls around the country and the globe.
splcenter.org/hatewatch/2020/01/24/former-college-student-atomwaffen-sympathizer-faces-charges-swatting-calls

Trump impeachment trial starts as several unions speak out
Mark Gruenberg | peoplesworld.org | 2020-01-23
WASHINGTON –The Republican-run Senate's impeachment trial of GOP President Donald Trump opened Jan. 21 with heated verbal jousting from lawyers

Putin Calls for a New System Guided by the UN Charter… But Is It Possible?
Matthew J. L. Ehret | dissidentvoice.org | 2020-01-23
Anyone looking with sober eyes upon today's world and the feeble economic and geopolitical underpinnings holding the system together must accept the fact that a new system WILL be created. This is not an opinion, but a fact. We are moving towards eight billion lives on this globe and the means of productive powers to …
dissidentvoice.org/2020/01/putin-calls-for-a-new-system-guided-by-the-un-charter-but-is-it-possible/

Selected Articles: The Davos World Economic Forum (2017-2020)
Global Research News | globalresearch.ca | 2020-01-23
Lying is a money making activity and lies are commodities. There is a profitable global market for media and public figures committed to spreading disinformation. | Needless to say, "Telling the Truth", on the other hand, Is Not a Money-Making Proposition. …
globalresearch.ca/selected-articles-world-economic-forum/5701541

World's Super Rich Meet in Davos to Discuss the Climate Change Problem they Created
Alan Macleod | mintpressnews.com | 2020-01-22
Research has shown that the people most responsible for a warming planet were disproportionately the same people attending the summit and an increasing number of observers see climate change, inequality and capitalism as bound together.
mintpressnews.com/worlds-super-wealthy-davos-discuss-climate-change-problem/264269/

Denver students say: No war on Iran!
Fight Back | fightbacknews.org | 2020-01-22
Denver, CO – Students from Denver Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) met on campus | January 21 to continue the rallying against U.S. aggression towards Iran and the U.S. | occupation of Iraq. This action comes after the illegal act of war of the Trump | regime in which Qassem Soleimani was assassinated in the Baghdad International Airport. | The U.S. has claimed that they are backing off from war at this time, but will continue to add | sanctions against Iran which will harm the people of Iran. One SDS member noted | in his speech, "Sanctions are an act of war; countless citizens died in…
www.fightbacknews.org/2020/1/22/denver-s…

Seventeen Charter Schools Siphon $155 Million from Buffalo Public School System
Shawgi Tell | dissidentvoice.org | 2020-01-22
To the shock of many, the Buffalo News, Buffalo's main newspaper, recently published an article exposing serious problems with charter schools. Like Rochester's Democrat and Chronicle, the Buffalo News usually goes out of its way to provide biased reporting on charter schools, almost always presenting them in the most favorable light possible, while consistently ignoring …
dissidentvoice.org/2020/01/seventeen-charter-schools-siphon-155-million-from-buffalo-public-school-system/

CBP Deported an Iranian Student With Valid Visa, Defying Court Order
Carol Rose | aclu.org | 2020-01-21
Last night, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) deported an Iranian student with a valid visa, despite a federal court order prohibiting his removal. | Shahab Dehghani arrived at Boston Logan Airport on Sunday, January 19 to study at Northeastern University, where he was enrolled. Customs officials detained him and questioned him for hours, abruptly revoking his student visa, which the State Department granted after a year of intense vetting. | As CBP tried to put Shahab on the next available flight, supporters and friends gathered at night in the arrivals hall at Logan to demand that CBP stop deporting…
aclu.org/news/immigrants-rights/cbp-deported-an-iranian-student-with-valid-visa-defying-court-order

'I'll straight up get armed': Yet another Bernie staffer caught spouting extremist ideas, is there a problem in the campaign?
rt.com | 2020-01-21
A video exposing the extreme viewpoints of yet another staffer of the Bernie Sanders campaign has some questioning whether there is a growing issue inside the Vermont senator's ranks. | A video released on Tuesday by Project Veritas reveals a man identified as Martin Weissgerber, a paid field organizer for the Sanders presidential campaign in South Carolina, fantasizing about sending Republicans to "reeducation camps" and Sanders dissolving the Senate and House of Representatives should he become president. | "Do we just cease

FRSO Delegation Visits Bolivarian University of Venezuela
Fight Back | fightbacknews.org | 2020-01-21
Caracas, Venezuela–A Freedom Road Socialist Organization (FRSO) delegation visited the Bolivarian University of Venezuela on January 20, speaking to political science classes. | "Students asked about the movements for change in our country. They definitely had the impression people are protesting Trump, and movements are growing stronger. They are excited that socialist ideas are becoming popular in the U.S.," said Brad Sigal, a delegation member from Minneapolis. | Sigal continued, "Many of the students are attending the university because of the Bolivarian Revolution and the opportunities it opens up fo…
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