2019-09-14: News Headlines

Soumya Shankar (2019-09-14). Mourning and Resistance in Kashmir After India Revoked the State's Special Status. theintercept.com Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir — On the eve of Eid al-Adha last month, 17-year-old Asrar Khan lay in a vegetative state at Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, a hospital in downtown Srinagar, Kashmir's largest city. The unconscious teenager was barely hanging on to life, connected to a ventilator and blinded in one eye — the result, his family says, of pellet injuries at the hands of India's armed forces. | Six days earlier, on August 5, India's government, led by the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the helm, had unilaterally abrogated a constituti…

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2019-09-14). War is Good for Business and Organized Crime: Afghanistan's Multibillion Dollar Opium Trade. Rising Heroin Addiction in the US. globalresearch.ca Despite president Trump's announced US troop withdrawal, the Afghan opium trade continues to flourish. It is protected by US-NATO occupation forces on behalf of a nexus of powerful financial and criminal interests.

Staff (2019-09-14). Schools Should Do Away With English-Only Policies and Racist Dress Codes. truthout.org | | Immigrants are under attack and racist acts of violence are on the rise. In this context, it is doubly unconscionable that many educational programs that purportedly aim to nurture students of color instead subject them to "English-only" policies and dress codes aimed at curtailing expressions of their racial, cultural and religious identities. | English-only policies persist in a number of different contexts, including schools and some workplaces. According to the Center for Applied Lingu…

John Atcheson (2019-09-14). The Plutocratic War on People: Centrists and Conservatives are Ignoring the Giant Elephant in Our National Living Room. commondreams.org The list of problems getting buried by money is nearly endless. Gun control; health care; a living wage; the high cost of education; endless war; each is rooted in the power of the oligarch's coup, and each is a function of money in politics. But only two candidates — Sanders and Warren — address this issue head on in the debates, and to hear the media, the pundits' and the Party's post mortem, both are "extreme" and the guy who's debating whether the lifeboat needs a patch is "reasonable" and the best bet for winning the election. | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files…

Ayssar Midani (2019-09-14). Video: Imperial Wars of Aggression. Interview with Syrian Scientist Dr. Ayssar Midani. globalresearch.ca "We Wrestle Not Against Flesh and Blood, but Against Powers, Against the Rulers of the Darkness of this World, Against Spiritual Wickedness in High Places." (Epistle to the Ephesians 6: 12, New Testament) | *** | "Hegemony" is a sanitized word "vomited" up …

Dr. Jacques R. Pauwels (2019-09-14). Fall 1941: Pearl Harbor and The Wars of Corporate America. globalresearch.ca Washington knew a Japanese fleet was on its way to Pearl Harbor, but welcomed the attack since a Japanese aggression would make it possible to "sell" the war to an anti-war American public.

Global Research News (2019-09-14). BBC Foreknowledge of 9/11 Collapse of WTC Building Seven: British Man Won Law Suit against BBC for 9/11 Cover Up. globalresearch.ca This article was first posted on Global Research in March 2015 | A class action law suit against the BBC should be contemplated? | The BBC had foreknowledge of a criminal act and failed to inform the public. ( M. Ch. GR …

Peter Koenig (2019-09-14). Will the IMF, the Federal Reserve, Negative Interest Rates and Digital Money Kill the Western Economy? globalresearch.ca The IMF, has been instrumental in helping destroying the economy of a myriad of countries, notably, and to start with, the new Russia after the fall of the Soviet Union, Greece, Ukraine and lately Argentina, to mention just a few. …

Claire Edwards (2019-09-14). The 5G Electromagnetic "Mad Zone" Poised to Self-Destruct: The 5G "Dementors" Meet the 4G "Zombie Apocalypse" globalresearch.ca The entities rolling out 5G are tormenting humanity and sucking their humanity from them by taking their minds and their health, while on the other side, you have the zombie apocalypse of all the people with their 4G cell phones, …

Annie Delgado (2019-09-14). YOUTH MEDIA SUMMIT + STUDENT FILM PREMIERE. indybay.org NEW PARKWAY THEATER, 474 24TH STREET, OAKLAND, CA 94612…

Prof. Marjorie Cohn (2019-09-14). Post-9/11 Terrorism Watchlist of More Than 1 Million Judged Unconstitutional. globalresearch.ca The U.S. government has used…

Ed Sykes (2019-09-14). Yorkshire keeps telling 'Thatcherite' Boris Johnson where he can stick it. thecanary.co The last time Boris Johnson went to Yorkshire, things didn't exactly turn out as he'd hoped. And when he went again, on 13 September, a pattern began to emerge. | "Please leave my town": | A week ago, Johnson launched a Trump-style stunt in Yorkshire, making a disastrous speech in front of student police officers. People also heckled him, jeered, protested, and one asked him to "please leave my town". | Nonetheless, Johnson went back to Yorkshire a week late…

Kathy Kelly (2019-09-13). A Morning in Afghanistan. dissidentvoice.org On a very warm September morning in Kabul, several dozen men, women, and children sit on the carpeted floor of a room at the Afghan Peace Volunteers' Borderfree Center. The women cluster together. All wear burqas, but because of the heat they push the steel blue veils back, revealing their faces. Most of the men …

Staff (2019-09-13). 3rd Democratic Debate: Education, Inequality, and Racism (2/3). therealnews.com Our panel on the 3rd Democratic presidential debate takes a closer look at how the candidates look at and overlook crucial issues related to inequality and education in the United States…

Paul Street (2019-09-13). The Age of Constitutional Coups. counterpunch.org In 2017, in the wake of a failed military putsch the previous year, Turkey's prime minister Recep Erdogan held what the British journalist Patrick Cockburn rightly calls "a blatantly rigged referendum which marginalized parliament and gave him dictatorial powers." Erdogan won a narrow majority that "was only achieved late on election night when the head of the electoral board overseeing the election decided that votes not stamped as legally valid, numbering as many as 1.5 million, would be counted as valid." Erdogan then implemented a national educational curriculum that devalued secular liberal ideas and science…

Shawgi Tell (2019-09-13). Many Teachers Keep Leaving Charter Schools. dissidentvoice.org Yet another academic study shows what many have documented for years: the teacher turnover rate in charter schools remains much higher than the teacher turnover rate in public schools.1 High teacher turnover rates has been a longstanding problem for privately-operated nonprofit and for-profit charter schools across the country. Here is a typical example: Average [teacher] …

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2019-09-13). Video: Why Are We Still in Afghanistan? globalresearch.ca The 9/11 attacks were categorized as act of war by a foreign nation (Afghanistan) against a member of the Atlantic Alliance (the USA). Afghanistan had attacked America. Under NATO's doctrine of collective security the terror attack on the WTC was an act of war by a foreign country against all NATO member states.

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2019-09-13). 9/9-9/11. 18 Years Ago, 2 Days before 9/11: Shah Masood, leader of the Northern Alliance assassinated. globalresearch.ca This article was originally published on the 9th of September 2003. | Eighteen years ago, on the 9th of September 2001, the leader of the Northern Alliance Commander Ahmad Shah Masood was mortally wounded in a kamikaze assassination. | It happened two …

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2019-09-13). Video: Why Are We Still in Afghanistan? globalresearch.ca 18 years later, the US and its NATO allies still have troops in Afghanistan with no plans on leaving. | We were told this was about 9/11 and Osama Bin Laden, but these were lies. | So why are the troops still …

Staff (2019-09-13). Resisting a World That Privileges Whiteness—While We Still Can. truthdig.com "My Time Among the Whites: Notes From an Unfinished Education" | A book by Jennine Capó Crucet | In the past couple of years, a new trend has emerged that can best be described as post-Trump Latinx literature. By "post-Trump," I mean a nascent body of literature that critiques Trump and the ideology he represents, a counter-archive to the white supremacy that dominates the news. As Latinx authors contend with Trump's anti-immigration rhetoric, which casts all immigrants as Mexicans and all Mexicans as criminals, this work has been a site of resistance, of hope, of sorrow. | This still-forming canon began with tw…

Vicky Peláez (2019-09-13). The Prison Industry in the United States: Big Business or a New Form of Slavery? globalresearch.ca This incisive and carefully researched article was first published by Global Research eleven years ago in March 2008. | In recent developments, California has adopted legislation which bans the private prison industry from operating in the state. | "The move will probably …

Stephen Lendman (2019-09-13). Is the War in Syria Over? Netanyahu Meets Putin. globalresearch.ca War in Syria rages in parts of the country. Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov claims it's over, saying: | "The war in Syria has really come to an end. The country is gradually returning to a normal, peaceful life," adding: | "Some hotspots …

Andrew Korybko (2019-09-13). Russia's "Multilateral Strategic Stability" Proposal Could Bring "Balance" to South Asia. globalresearch.ca Russian media reported that the "multilateral strategic stability" proposal by some of the country's leading experts to actively prevent a military confrontation between nuclear powers runs counter to Moscow's current foreign policy, though its possible promulgation would represent a victory …

Sam Husseini (2019-09-13). Joe Biden: New Level of Iraq War Lies. "Yes, I did oppose the war before it began." globalresearch.ca Presidential candidate Joe Biden is now claiming about the 2003 Iraq invasion: "Yes, I did oppose the war before it began." | Biden has been claiming: | "From the moment 'shock and awe' started, from that moment, I was opposed to the …

Judith Bergman (2019-09-13). UK: Tony Blair Think-Tank Proposes End to Free Speech. globalresearch.ca The Tony Blair Institute for Global Change has released a report, Designating Hate: New Policy Responses to Stop Hate Crime, which recommends radical initiatives to tackle "hate" groups, even if they have not committed any kind of violent activity….

Sarah Abed (2019-09-13). Without Bolton's Hindrance Peace Might be Possible with Iran and North Korea. globalresearch.ca On Tuesday, U.S. President Donald Trump finally fired his third national security advisor, John Bolton after eighteen long and grueling months. John happens to be the thirty-fifth member of Trump's revolving door administration to get fired or resign, since he …

Mark Taliano (2019-09-13). Video: "Syria will Win this War for Nation-state Sovereignty, for Religious Pluralism, for Civilization" globalresearch.ca We sent the War to Syria's shores. | We sent the terrorists, the mass destruction, the mass lies. | We sent the evil, the death, the barbarism. | And we are still doing it. | In the following interview with Dr. Ayshar Midani, we …

Stephen Lendman (2019-09-13). Trump in Denial over Israeli Spying on the White House. globalresearch.ca Israel aggressively spies on allies and adversaries alike. | Former CIA counterintelligence specialist/military intelligence officer Philip Giraldi earlier accused Israel of stealing everything it can get its hands on — notably military and industrial secrets. | He called evidence of Israeli spying …

Sam Pizzigati (2019-09-13). Wealth that concentrates kills. nationofchange.org The weight of the wealth that sits at the top of America's economic order isn't just squeezing dollars out of the wallets of average Americans. That concentrated wealth is shearing years off of American lives. The latest evidence for that squeeze on American wallets comes from the Census Bureau. Researchers there have just released results from their …

Padraig McGrath (2019-09-13). US Defense Secretary Mark Esper's Search for "A Normal Country". Beware of Russia and China Attempts to "Disrupt the International Order" globalresearch.ca In delivering his first major policy-speech since being sworn in as US Defense Secretary in July, Mark Esper said in London on September 6th that the United States' European allies needed to be wary of developing closer ties with China….

Michael Jansen (2019-09-13). Iran Trumps Trump. globalresearch.ca Iran has trumped Trump by routing its oil tanker along the northern shore of the Mediterranean, pausing at ports in Greece and Turkey, then anchoring off Syria's Tartus. The current occupant of the White House, Donald Trump, persuaded London …

Ajamu Baraka (2019-09-13). There Can be no Workers' Rights without Peace and Social Justice: Ajamu Baraka. globalresearch.ca "War and militarism are class issues." | Black Alliance for Peace national organizer and Black Agenda Report editor Ajamu Baraka delivered the following remarks to the International Trade Union Forum in Solidarity with Workers and People to Break the Economic …

Ryan Gunderson (2019-09-13). Here's to the Last Philosophes, the Frankfurt School. counterpunch.org The "Frankfurt School" refers to a group of unorthodox Marxist intellectuals associated with Frankfurt, Germany's Institute for Social Research. The most famous first-generation members, whose collective work spans from the 1930s into the early 1970s, include Theodor W. Adorno, Max Horkheimer, and Herbert Marcuse. They wondered why advanced capitalist societies were sinking into new forms More

South Front (2019-09-13). Video: The Arabian Peninsula's "New Cold War". The UAE-Saudi Confrontation in Southern Yemen. globalresearch.ca On August 29, the United Arab Emirates carried out a series of airstrikes on forces loyal to the Saudi-backed government of Yemen. The strikes reportedly killed or wounded over 300 people. The UAE said that the targets were some "terrorist …

South Front (2019-09-13). Video: Russia Resumes Strikes on Terrorists in Idlib. globalresearch.ca On September 11, the US-backed Revolutionary Commando Army claimed that it had repelled a Syrian Arab Army (SAA) attack in the 55km zone surrounding the US military garrison in al-Tanf. The militant group said that SAA units advanced using a …

Dr. Binoy Kampmark (2019-09-13). Improper Purposes: Boris Johnson's Suspension of Parliament. globalresearch.ca There was something richly amusing in the move: three judges, sitting in Scotland's highest court of appeal, had little time for the notion that Prime Minister Boris Johnson's suspension, or proroguing, of parliament till October 14, had been lawful. …

TMB (2019-09-13). Video: September 11 2001: Were Passenger Cell Phone Conversations Possible? globalresearch.ca Global Research Editor's Note | The 9/11 Commission's Report Chapter 2 provides an almost visual description of the Arab hijackers. It depicts in minute detail events occurring inside the cabin of the four hijacked planes. | In the absence of surviving passengers, …

Yetta Stein (2019-09-13). Former Monsanto Employee to Utilize Trump's Revolving Door to Join US Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt. globalresearch.ca On September 11, the Senate heard from Trump's nominee to be the Director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) Aurelia Skipwith, a former employee of agrochemical corporation Monsanto. | "Skipwith has a history of working with big-time special …

Anthony B. Miller (2019-09-13). Radio-Frequency Radiation Emitted by Cell Phones and Wireless Devices: Risks to Health and Well-Being. globalresearch.ca Radiation exposure has long been a concern for the public, policy makers, and health researchers. Beginning with radar during World War II, human exposure to radio-frequency radiation1 (RFR) technologies has grown substantially over time. | . | In 2011, the International Agency …

Israel Shahak (2019-09-13). "Greater Israel": The Zionist Plan for the Middle East. globalresearch.ca When viewed in the current context, the war on Iraq, the 2006 war on Lebanon, the 2011 war on Libya, the ongoing wars on Syria and Iraq, the war on Yemen, must be understood in relation to the Zionist Plan for the Middle East…

Dan Bacher (2019-09-13). Feinstein, Costa Support Weakening of CA Bill Blocking Trump Rollbacks of Environmental Regulations. indybay.org John McManus, President of the Golden Gate Salmon Association (GGSA), took issue with the contention of Senator Feinstein and Congressmen Costa, Garamendi, Harder and Cox that SB 1 "would prevent the state from incorporating the latest science and other information in permitting decisions." | "That letter cites new science on species that won't be used if SB 1 goes into effect," said McManus. "This Is completely false. SB 1 would allow the state to review and revise any of the species protections adopted. The state would be able to use any and all science to protect its wildlife."

teleSUR (2019-09-13). Teenage Activist Greta Thunberg Takes Climate Protest to Trump. telesurenglish.net Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg, who shot to global fame for inspiring worldwide student strikes to promote immediate action against climate change, took her mission to the doorsteps of United States President Donald Trump on Friday with a protest outside the White House. | RELATED: | Amazon Employees to Strike over Company's Climate Policies | Thunberg was greeted by hundreds of mostly young people carrying signs reading "People or Profit?" and "Warming!" and chanting "This is a…

Staff (2019-09-13). Headlines for September 13, 2019. democracynow.org Ten Candidates Square Off in Third Democratic Presidential Debate, Greenpeace Activists Rappel Off Houston Bridge, Halting Oil Shipments, 2.2 Million Somalis At Risk of Starvation Amid Massive Drought, 7 Million People Displaced by Extreme Weather in First Half of 2019, House Votes to Block Drilling in Alaskan Wildlife Refuge as Trump Admin Readies Lease Sales, New York Schools Won't Penalize Students Who Join Climate Strike, Trump Admin Repeals Rule Protecting Drinking Water of 100+ Million, Trump Admin Allows Michigan Trophy Hunter to Import Body Parts of Endangered Rhino, House Committee Opens Impeachment Proc…

Jake Johnson, staff writer (2019-09-13). 'No Policy, No Facts, Just Displays of Violence': Ocasio-Cortez Says Hysterical Ad Proves GOP Has No Response to Progressive Vision. commondreams.org "We are fighting to guarantee healthcare in America. To make education and housing dignified and accessible. To save our planet. To set living wages. To establish justice at home and peace abroad." | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files…

Julia Conley, staff writer (2019-09-13). Majority in US Back Free College Tuition and Student Debt Cancellation, New Poll Finds. commondreams.org A majority of voters support the bold proposals for free college tuition and the wiping out of student debt that have been put forward by Sens. Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren in the 2020 Democratic primary, according to a new poll out Friday. | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files…

Thomas Scripps (2019-09-13). UK: "Operation Yellowhammer" Details Savage Austerity and Confirms Plans for State Repression Post-Brexit. globalresearch.ca On Wednesday evening, Boris Johnson's government was forced to release its forecast for a no-deal Brexit, codenamed "Operation Yellowhammer." The six-page document affirms the social and economic catastrophe threatened by a no-deal Brexit and underscores the danger of authoritarian …

Ben Worthy (2019-09-13). Theresa May and Boris Johnson: Secrecy as Statecraft? globalresearch.ca During UK—EU Brexit negotiations, Theresa May pursued a determined path of concealment and non-disclosure. Envisaged as a way to protect herself against political opposition, enhancing her bargaining power vis-à -vis the EU and deliver policy promises, the strategy failed and contributed …

Johanna Ross (2019-09-13). Scottish Court Rules Suspension of UK Parliament 'Unlawful'. globalresearch.ca UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson faces another obstacle in the way of his path to a No Deal Brexit as it was ruled on Wednesday that his five week long suspension of parliament, condoned by the Queen herself, was 'unlawful'. …

Jonathan Cook (2019-09-13). Brexit Reveals Jeremy Corbyn to be the True Moderate. globalresearch.ca If there is an upside to Brexit, it is this: it has made it increasingly hard to present Jeremy Corbyn, contrary to everything the corporate media has been telling us for the past four years, as anything but a …

RT (2019-09-12). YouTubers arrested for trespassing near Area 51 ahead of planned 'invasion' of secret base. rt.com Two Dutch YouTubers have been arrested after entering a secure US government area in the Nevada desert while in search of Area 51. | The Nye County Sheriff's Office arrested 20-year-old Ties Granzier and his friend Govert Charles Wilhelmus Jacob Sweep, 21, after they were found filming about three miles inside the Nevada National Security Site, which is approximately 10 miles from Area 51. | The site is a secure area where US government researchers are known to carry out top-secret nuclear experiments. | | © Nye County Sheriff's Office | Nye County Sheriff's Office said in a statement that Granzier and…

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War is Good for Business and Organized Crime: Afghanistan's Multibillion Dollar Opium Trade. Rising Heroin Addiction in the US
Prof Michel Chossudovsky | globalresearch.ca | 2019-09-14
Despite president Trump's announced US troop withdrawal, the Afghan opium trade continues to flourish. It is protected by US-NATO occupation forces on behalf of a nexus of powerful financial and criminal interests.
globalresearch.ca/war-is-good-for-business-and-organized-crime-afghanistans-multibillion-dollar-opium-trade-rising-heroin-addiction-in-the-us/5664319

Schools Should Do Away With English-Only Policies and Racist Dress Codes
Staff | truthout.org | 2019-09-14
| Immigrants are under attack and racist acts of violence are on the rise. In this context, it is doubly unconscionable that many educational programs that purportedly aim to nurture students of color instead subject them to "English-only" policies and dress codes aimed at curtailing expressions of their racial, cultural and religious identities. | English-only policies persist in a number of different contexts, including schools and some workplaces. According to the Center for Applied Lingu…
truthout.org/articles/schools-should-do-away-with-english-only-policies-and-racist-dress-codes/

The Plutocratic War on People: Centrists and Conservatives are Ignoring the Giant Elephant in Our National Living Room
John Atcheson | commondreams.org | 2019-09-14
The list of problems getting buried by money is nearly endless. Gun control; health care; a living wage; the high cost of education; endless war; each is rooted in the power of the oligarch's coup, and each is a function of money in politics. But only two candidates — Sanders and Warren — address this issue head on in the debates, and to hear the media, the pundits' and the Party's post mortem, both are "extreme" and the guy who's debating whether the lifeboat needs a patch is "reasonable" and the best bet for winning the election. | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files…
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Will the IMF, the Federal Reserve, Negative Interest Rates and Digital Money Kill the Western Economy?
Peter Koenig | globalresearch.ca | 2019-09-14
The IMF, has been instrumental in helping destroying the economy of a myriad of countries, notably, and to start with, the new Russia after the fall of the Soviet Union, Greece, Ukraine and lately Argentina, to mention just a few. …
globalresearch.ca/will-the-imf-the-federal-reserve-negative-interest-rates-and-digital-money-kill-the-western-economy/5689200

BBC Foreknowledge of 9/11 Collapse of WTC Building Seven: British Man Won Law Suit against BBC for 9/11 Cover Up
Global Research News | globalresearch.ca | 2019-09-14
This article was first posted on Global Research in March 2015 | A class action law suit against the BBC should be contemplated? | The BBC had foreknowledge of a criminal act and failed to inform the public. ( M. Ch. GR …
globalresearch.ca/bbc-foreknowledge-of-911-collapse-of-wtc-building-seven-british-man-won-law-suit-against-bbc-for-911-cover-up/5438161

Video: Imperial Wars of Aggression. Interview with Syrian Scientist Dr. Ayssar Midani
Ayssar Midani | globalresearch.ca | 2019-09-14
"We Wrestle Not Against Flesh and Blood, but Against Powers, Against the Rulers of the Darkness of this World, Against Spiritual Wickedness in High Places." (Epistle to the Ephesians 6: 12, New Testament) | *** | "Hegemony" is a sanitized word "vomited" up …
globalresearch.ca/video-the-imperial-wars-of-aggression-interview-with-syrian-scientist-dr-ayssar-midani/5689076

The 5G Electromagnetic "Mad Zone" Poised to Self-Destruct: The 5G "Dementors" Meet the 4G "Zombie Apocalypse"
Claire Edwards | globalresearch.ca | 2019-09-14
The entities rolling out 5G are tormenting humanity and sucking their humanity from them by taking their minds and their health, while on the other side, you have the zombie apocalypse of all the people with their 4G cell phones, …
globalresearch.ca/the-5g-electromagnetic-mad-zone-poised-to-self-destruct-the-5g-dementors-meet-the-4g-zombie-apocalypse/5689176

Fall 1941: Pearl Harbor and The Wars of Corporate America
Dr. Jacques R. Pauwels | globalresearch.ca | 2019-09-14
Washington knew a Japanese fleet was on its way to Pearl Harbor, but welcomed the attack since a Japanese aggression would make it possible to "sell" the war to an anti-war American public.
globalresearch.ca/fall-1941-pearl-harbor-and-the-wars-of-corporate-america/28159

Mourning and Resistance in Kashmir After India Revoked the State's Special Status
Soumya Shankar | theintercept.com | 2019-09-14
Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir — On the eve of Eid al-Adha last month, 17-year-old Asrar Khan lay in a vegetative state at Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, a hospital in downtown Srinagar, Kashmir's largest city. The unconscious teenager was barely hanging on to life, connected to a ventilator and blinded in one eye — the result, his family says, of pellet injuries at the hands of India's armed forces. | Six days earlier, on August 5, India's government, led by the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the helm, had unilaterally abrogated a constituti…
theintercept.com/2019/09/14/kashmir-india-article-370/

YOUTH MEDIA SUMMIT + STUDENT FILM PREMIERE
Annie Delgado | indybay.org | 2019-09-14
NEW PARKWAY THEATER, 474 24TH STREET, OAKLAND, CA 94612…
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Yorkshire keeps telling 'Thatcherite' Boris Johnson where he can stick it
Ed Sykes | thecanary.co | 2019-09-14
The last time Boris Johnson went to Yorkshire, things didn't exactly turn out as he'd hoped. And when he went again, on 13 September, a pattern began to emerge. | "Please leave my town": | A week ago, Johnson launched a Trump-style stunt in Yorkshire, making a disastrous speech in front of student police officers. People also heckled him, jeered, protested, and one asked him to "please leave my town". | Nonetheless, Johnson went back to Yorkshire a week late…
thecanary.co/trending/2019/09/14/yorkshire-keeps-telling-thatcherite-boris-johnson-where-he-can-stick-it/

Post-9/11 Terrorism Watchlist of More Than 1 Million Judged Unconstitutional
Prof. Marjorie Cohn | globalresearch.ca | 2019-09-14
The U.S. government has used…
globalresearch.ca/post-911-terrorism-watchlist-of-more-than-1-million-judged-unconstitutional/5689177

Video: Why Are We Still in Afghanistan?
Prof Michel Chossudovsky | globalresearch.ca | 2019-09-13
18 years later, the US and its NATO allies still have troops in Afghanistan with no plans on leaving. | We were told this was about 9/11 and Osama Bin Laden, but these were lies. | So why are the troops still …
globalresearch.ca/video-why-are-we-still-afghanistan/5689009

Video: Why Are We Still in Afghanistan?
Prof Michel Chossudovsky | globalresearch.ca | 2019-09-13
The 9/11 attacks were categorized as act of war by a foreign nation (Afghanistan) against a member of the Atlantic Alliance (the USA). Afghanistan had attacked America. Under NATO's doctrine of collective security the terror attack on the WTC was an act of war by a foreign country against all NATO member states.
globalresearch.ca/video-why-are-we-still-afghanistan/5689009

9/9-9/11. 18 Years Ago, 2 Days before 9/11: Shah Masood, leader of the Northern Alliance assassinated
Prof Michel Chossudovsky | globalresearch.ca | 2019-09-13
This article was originally published on the 9th of September 2003. | Eighteen years ago, on the 9th of September 2001, the leader of the Northern Alliance Commander Ahmad Shah Masood was mortally wounded in a kamikaze assassination. | It happened two …
globalresearch.ca/99-911-18-years-ago-2-days-before-911-shah-masood-leader-of-the-northern-alliance-assassinated/3192

Resisting a World That Privileges Whiteness–While We Still Can
Staff | truthdig.com | 2019-09-13
"My Time Among the Whites: Notes From an Unfinished Education" | A book by Jennine Capó Crucet | In the past couple of years, a new trend has emerged that can best be described as post-Trump Latinx literature. By "post-Trump," I mean a nascent body of literature that critiques Trump and the ideology he represents, a counter-archive to the white supremacy that dominates the news. As Latinx authors contend with Trump's anti-immigration rhetoric, which casts all immigrants as Mexicans and all Mexicans as criminals, this work has been a site of resistance, of hope, of sorrow. | This still-forming canon began with tw…
truthdig.com/articles/resisting-a-world-that-privileges-whiteness-while-we-still-can/

The Age of Constitutional Coups
Paul Street | counterpunch.org | 2019-09-13
In 2017, in the wake of a failed military putsch the previous year, Turkey's prime minister Recep Erdogan held what the British journalist Patrick Cockburn rightly calls "a blatantly rigged referendum which marginalized parliament and gave him dictatorial powers." Erdogan won a narrow majority that "was only achieved late on election night when the head of the electoral board overseeing the election decided that votes not stamped as legally valid, numbering as many as 1.5 million, would be counted as valid." Erdogan then implemented a national educational curriculum that devalued secular liberal ideas and science…
counterpunch.org/2019/09/13/the-age-of-constitutional-coups/

3rd Democratic Debate: Education, Inequality, and Racism (2/3)
Staff | therealnews.com | 2019-09-13
Our panel on the 3rd Democratic presidential debate takes a closer look at how the candidates look at and overlook crucial issues related to inequality and education in the United States…
therealnews.com/stories/3rd-democratic-debate-education-inequality-and-racism-2-3

Here's to the Last Philosophes, the Frankfurt School
Ryan Gunderson | counterpunch.org | 2019-09-13
The "Frankfurt School" refers to a group of unorthodox Marxist intellectuals associated with Frankfurt, Germany's Institute for Social Research. The most famous first-generation members, whose collective work spans from the 1930s into the early 1970s, include Theodor W. Adorno, Max Horkheimer, and Herbert Marcuse. They wondered why advanced capitalist societies were sinking into new forms…
counterpunch.org/2019/09/13/heres-to-the-last-philosophes-the-frankfurt-school/

Is the War in Syria Over? Netanyahu Meets Putin
Stephen Lendman | globalresearch.ca | 2019-09-13
War in Syria rages in parts of the country. Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov claims it's over, saying: | "The war in Syria has really come to an end. The country is gradually returning to a normal, peaceful life," adding: | "Some hotspots | …
globalresearch.ca/war-syria-over/5689119

Video: September 11 2001: Were Passenger Cell Phone Conversations Possible?
TMB | globalresearch.ca | 2019-09-13
Global Research Editor's Note | The 9/11 Commission's Report Chapter 2 provides an almost visual description of the Arab hijackers. It depicts in minute detail events occurring inside the cabin of the four hijacked planes. | In the absence of surviving passengers, …
globalresearch.ca/video-september-11-2001-were-passenger-cell-phone-conversations-possible/5689069

Improper Purposes: Boris Johnson's Suspension of Parliament
Dr. Binoy Kampmark | globalresearch.ca | 2019-09-13
There was something richly amusing in the move: three judges, sitting in Scotland's highest court of appeal, had little time for the notion that Prime Minister Boris Johnson's suspension, or proroguing, of parliament till October 14, had been lawful. …
globalresearch.ca/boris-johnson-suspension-parliament/5689110

Joe Biden: New Level of Iraq War Lies. "Yes, I did oppose the war before it began."
Sam Husseini | globalresearch.ca | 2019-09-13
Presidential candidate Joe Biden is now claiming about the 2003 Iraq invasion: "Yes, I did oppose the war before it began." | Biden has been claiming: | "From the moment 'shock and awe' started, from that moment, I was opposed to the | …
globalresearch.ca/biden-iraq-war-lies/5689129

Iran Trumps Trump
Michael Jansen | globalresearch.ca | 2019-09-13
Iran has trumped Trump by routing its oil tanker along the northern shore of the Mediterranean, pausing at ports in Greece and Turkey, then anchoring off Syria's Tartus. The current occupant of the White House, Donald Trump, persuaded London …
globalresearch.ca/iran-trumps-trump/5689134

"Greater Israel": The Zionist Plan for the Middle East
Israel Shahak | globalresearch.ca | 2019-09-13
When viewed in the current context, the war on Iraq, the 2006 war on Lebanon, the 2011 war on Libya, the ongoing wars on Syria and Iraq, the war on Yemen, must be understood in relation to the Zionist Plan for the Middle East…
globalresearch.ca/greater-israel-the-zionist-plan-for-the-middle-east/5324815

Trump in Denial over Israeli Spying on the White House
Stephen Lendman | globalresearch.ca | 2019-09-13
Israel aggressively spies on allies and adversaries alike. | Former CIA counterintelligence specialist/military intelligence officer Philip Giraldi earlier accused Israel of stealing everything it can get its hands on — notably military and industrial secrets. | He called evidence of Israeli spying …
globalresearch.ca/trump-denial-israeli-spying-white-house/5689113

UK: Tony Blair Think-Tank Proposes End to Free Speech
Judith Bergman | globalresearch.ca | 2019-09-13
The Tony Blair Institute for Global Change has released a report, Designating Hate: New Policy Responses to Stop Hate Crime, which recommends radical initiatives to tackle "hate" groups, even if they have not committed any kind of violent activity….
globalresearch.ca/uk-tony-blair-think-tank-proposes-end-free-speech/5689122

Without Bolton's Hindrance Peace Might be Possible with Iran and North Korea
Sarah Abed | globalresearch.ca | 2019-09-13
On Tuesday, U.S. President Donald Trump finally fired his third national security advisor, John Bolton after eighteen long and grueling months. John happens to be the thirty-fifth member of Trump's revolving door administration to get fired or resign, since he …
globalresearch.ca/without-bolton-hindrance-peace-possible-iran-north-korea/5689046

Radio-Frequency Radiation Emitted by Cell Phones and Wireless Devices: Risks to Health and Well-Being
Anthony B. Miller | globalresearch.ca | 2019-09-13
Radiation exposure has long been a concern for the public, policy makers, and health researchers. Beginning with radar during World War II, human exposure to radio-frequency radiation1 (RFR) technologies has grown substantially over time. | . | In 2011, the International Agency …
globalresearch.ca/risks-health-well-being-radio-frequency-radiation-emitted-cell-phones-other-wireless-devices/5687035

Video: "Syria will Win this War for Nation-state Sovereignty, for Religious Pluralism, for Civilization"
Mark Taliano | globalresearch.ca | 2019-09-13
We sent the War to Syria's shores. | We sent the terrorists, the mass destruction, the mass lies. | We sent the evil, the death, the barbarism. | And we are still doing it. | In the following interview with Dr. Ayshar Midani, we …
globalresearch.ca/those-who-refuse-truth-will-sent-strong-delusion-they-will-believe-lie/5689073

Former Monsanto Employee to Utilize Trump's Revolving Door to Join US Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt
Yetta Stein | globalresearch.ca | 2019-09-13
On September 11, the Senate heard from Trump's nominee to be the Director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) Aurelia Skipwith, a former employee of agrochemical corporation Monsanto. | "Skipwith has a history of working with big-time special | …
globalresearch.ca/former-monsanto-employee-utilize-trump-join-bernhardt-swampy-interior/5689147

Video: Russia Resumes Strikes on Terrorists in Idlib
South Front | globalresearch.ca | 2019-09-13
On September 11, the US-backed Revolutionary Commando Army claimed that it had repelled a Syrian Arab Army (SAA) attack in the 55km zone surrounding the US military garrison in al-Tanf. The militant group said that SAA units advanced using a …
globalresearch.ca/video-russia-resumes-strikes-terrorists-idlib/5689056

Wealth that concentrates kills
Sam Pizzigati | nationofchange.org | 2019-09-13
The weight of the wealth that sits at the top of America's economic order isn't just squeezing dollars out of the wallets of average Americans. That concentrated wealth is shearing years off of American lives. The latest evidence for that squeeze on American wallets comes from the Census Bureau. Researchers there have just released results from their …
nationofchange.org/2019/09/13/wealth-that-concentrates-kills/

There Can be no Workers' Rights without Peace and Social Justice: Ajamu Baraka
Ajamu Baraka | globalresearch.ca | 2019-09-13
"War and militarism are class issues." | Black Alliance for Peace national organizer and Black Agenda Report editor Ajamu Baraka delivered the following remarks to the International Trade Union Forum in Solidarity with Workers and People to Break the Economic …
globalresearch.ca/there-can-be-no-workers-rights-without-peace-and-social-justice-ajamu-baraka/5689070

Video: The Arabian Peninsula's "New Cold War". The UAE-Saudi Confrontation in Southern Yemen
South Front | globalresearch.ca | 2019-09-13
On August 29, the United Arab Emirates carried out a series of airstrikes on forces loyal to the Saudi-backed government of Yemen. The strikes reportedly killed or wounded over 300 people. The UAE said that the targets were some "terrorist …
globalresearch.ca/video-the-arabian-peninsulas-new-cold-war-the-uae-saudi-confrontation-in-southern-yemen/5689151

US Defense Secretary Mark Esper's Search for "A Normal Country". Beware of Russia and China Attempts to "Disrupt the International Order"
Padraig McGrath | globalresearch.ca | 2019-09-13
In delivering his first major policy-speech since being sworn in as US Defense Secretary in July, Mark Esper said in London on September 6th that the United States' European allies needed to be wary of developing closer ties with China….
globalresearch.ca/us-defense-secretary-mark-espers-search-for-a-normal-country-beware-of-russia-and-china-attempts-to-disrupt-the-international-order/5689052

Russia's "Multilateral Strategic Stability" Proposal Could Bring "Balance" to South Asia
Andrew Korybko | globalresearch.ca | 2019-09-13
Russian media reported that the "multilateral strategic stability" proposal by some of the country's leading experts to actively prevent a military confrontation between nuclear powers runs counter to Moscow's current foreign policy, though its possible promulgation would represent a victory …
globalresearch.ca/russia-multilateral-strategic-stability-proposal-bring-balance-south-asia/5689062

The Prison Industry in the United States: Big Business or a New Form of Slavery?
Vicky Peláez | globalresearch.ca | 2019-09-13
This incisive and carefully researched article was first published by Global Research eleven years ago in March 2008. | In recent developments, California has adopted legislation which bans the private prison industry from operating in the state. | "The move will probably | …
globalresearch.ca/the-prison-industry-in-the-united-states-big-business-or-a-new-form-of-slavery/8289

Feinstein, Costa Support Weakening of CA Bill Blocking Trump Rollbacks of Environmental Regulations
Dan Bacher | indybay.org | 2019-09-13
John McManus, President of the Golden Gate Salmon Association (GGSA), took issue with the contention of Senator Feinstein and Congressmen Costa, Garamendi, Harder and Cox that SB 1 "would prevent the state from incorporating the latest science and other information in permitting decisions." | "That letter cites new science on species that won't be used if SB 1 goes into effect," said McManus. "This Is completely false. SB 1 would allow the state to review and revise any of the species protections adopted. The state would be able to use any and all science to protect its wildlife."
indybay.org/newsitems/2019/09/10/18826152.php

Teenage Activist Greta Thunberg Takes Climate Protest to Trump
telesurenglish.net | 2019-09-13
Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg, who shot to global fame for inspiring worldwide student strikes to promote immediate action against climate change, took her mission to the doorsteps of United States President Donald Trump on Friday with a protest outside the White House. | RELATED: | Amazon Employees to Strike over Company's Climate Policies | Thunberg was greeted by hundreds of mostly young people carrying signs reading "People or Profit?" and "Warming!" and chanting "This is a…
telesurenglish.net/news/Teenage-Activist-Greta-Thunberg-Takes-Climate-Protest-to-Trump-20190913-0014.html

Many Teachers Keep Leaving Charter Schools
Shawgi Tell | dissidentvoice.org | 2019-09-13
Yet another academic study shows what many have documented for years: the teacher turnover rate in charter schools remains much higher than the teacher turnover rate in public schools.1 High teacher turnover rates has been a longstanding problem for privately-operated nonprofit and for-profit charter schools across the country. Here is a typical example: Average [teacher] …
dissidentvoice.org/2019/09/many-teachers-keep-leaving-charter-schools/

'No Policy, No Facts, Just Displays of Violence': Ocasio-Cortez Says Hysterical Ad Proves GOP Has No Response to Progressive Vision
Jake Johnson, staff writer | commondreams.org | 2019-09-13
"We are fighting to guarantee healthcare in America. To make education and housing dignified and accessible. To save our planet. To set living wages. To establish justice at home and peace abroad." | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files…
commondreams.org/news/2019/09/13/no-policy-no-facts-just-displays-violence-ocasio-cortez-says-hysterical-ad-proves?cd-origin=rss

Majority in US Back Free College Tuition and Student Debt Cancellation, New Poll Finds
Julia Conley, staff writer | commondreams.org | 2019-09-13
A majority of voters support the bold proposals for free college tuition and the wiping out of student debt that have been put forward by Sens. Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren in the 2020 Democratic primary, according to a new poll out Friday. | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files…
commondreams.org/news/2019/09/13/majority-us-back-free-college-tuition-and-student-debt-cancellation-new-poll-finds?cd-origin=rss

UK: "Operation Yellowhammer" Details Savage Austerity and Confirms Plans for State Repression Post-Brexit
Thomas Scripps | globalresearch.ca | 2019-09-13
On Wednesday evening, Boris Johnson's government was forced to release its forecast for a no-deal Brexit, codenamed "Operation Yellowhammer." The six-page document affirms the social and economic catastrophe threatened by a no-deal Brexit and underscores the danger of authoritarian …
globalresearch.ca/uk-operation-yellowhammer-savage-austerity-plans-state-repression-post-brexit/5689127

Scottish Court Rules Suspension of UK Parliament 'Unlawful'
Johanna Ross | globalresearch.ca | 2019-09-13
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson faces another obstacle in the way of his path to a No Deal Brexit as it was ruled on Wednesday that his five week long suspension of parliament, condoned by the Queen herself, was 'unlawful'. …
globalresearch.ca/scottish-court-rules-suspension-uk-parliament-unlawful/5689050

Brexit Reveals Jeremy Corbyn to be the True Moderate
Jonathan Cook | globalresearch.ca | 2019-09-13
If there is an upside to Brexit, it is this: it has made it increasingly hard to present Jeremy Corbyn, contrary to everything the corporate media has been telling us for the past four years, as anything but a | …
globalresearch.ca/brexit-reveals-jeremy-corbyn-true-moderate/5689124

Theresa May and Boris Johnson: Secrecy as Statecraft?
Ben Worthy | globalresearch.ca | 2019-09-13
During UK–EU Brexit negotiations, Theresa May pursued a determined path of concealment and non-disclosure. Envisaged as a way to protect herself against political opposition, enhancing her bargaining power vis-à -vis the EU and deliver policy promises, the strategy failed and contributed …
globalresearch.ca/theresa-may-boris-johnson-secrecy-statecraft/5689132

9/11, Osamagate and The "Blowback"
Prof Michel Chossudovsky | globalresearch.ca | 2019-09-12
Author's Note | The article below entitled "Osamagate" was first published on October 9, 2001, two days after the onslaught of the bombing campaign directed against Afghanistan. | Within hours of the 9/11 attacks, Osama bin Laden was identified as the architect …
globalresearch.ca/9-11-osamagate-and-the-blowback/26471

The Globalization of War, America's "Long War" against Humanity by Michel Chossudovsky
Prof Michel Chossudovsky | globalresearch.ca | 2019-09-12
Professor Michel Chossudovsky shows how the various conflicts we are witnessing today in Ukraine, Syria, Iraq and Palestine are inter-locked through a single-minded agenda in pursuit of global hegemony helmed by the United States and buttressed by its allies…
globalresearch.ca/the-globalization-of-war-americas-long-war-against-humanity-michel-chossudovsky/5427720

Debt-Entrapping: The US Student Loan Racket
Stephen Lendman | globalresearch.ca | 2019-09-12
Entrapping students into longterm or permanent debt bondage is part of a government/corporate scheme to enrich private lenders. | Because of the high cost of higher education, millions of students need large loans to pay tuition, fees, and other expenses. | Some …
globalresearch.ca/debt-entrapping-the-us-student-loan-racket/5688988