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    The Grayzone

  • US sanctions and economic conditions drive Nicaraguan migration, while Washington blames repression
    Blaming migration on “repressive dictatorships” allows Washington to pretend that its policies are helping Nicaraguans, when in fact they are impoverishing them. This article was originally published on November 23, 2022 by COHA. Why are more Nicaraguans heading north to the United States looking for jobs? Until July 2020, numbers... Read more »
  • The journalist-run, intelligence-linked operation that warped British pandemic policy
    Presented as an independent voice for “unbiased” scientific advice, iSAGE provided a channel for media spinmeisters, spies and psy-op specialists to influence Britain’s pandemic policy without accountability. Leaked internal emails show members fretting over its unethical methods. Throughout Britain’s response to the COVID-19 crisis, a lobbying group known as the... Read more »
  • Zelensky, media lackeys caught in most dangerous lie yet
    With Kiev exposed for a lie that could have triggered a third world war, it is time to examine past deceptions that Western media promoted. A missile that exploded on Polish soil on November 15 killed two civilians and destroyed farm equipment. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and Western corporate media... Read more »
  • Poland WWIII scare shows why top US general wants peace (w/ Doug Macgregor)
    Retired Army Col. Douglas Macgregor on the World War III scare in Poland and the reported Pentagon-State Department split over Ukraine-Russia peace. After accusing Russia of firing missiles into Poland — and triggering calls from Ukraine for direct NATO military intervention — US officials are now acknowledging that Ukrainian air... Read more »
  • FTX partnership with Ukraine is latest chapter in shady Western aid saga
    The Ukrainian government mysteriously disappeared online records of its fundraising arrangement with the FTX crypto scam just days before the scandal erupted. The initiative claims to have raised $60 million for Ukraine, but where did the money go? The demise of FTX, the fifth-biggest cryptocurrency exchange by trade volume in... Read more »
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    The Grayzone

  • US sanctions and economic conditions drive Nicaraguan migration, while Washington blames repression
    Blaming migration on “repressive dictatorships” allows Washington to pretend that its policies are helping Nicaraguans, when in fact they are impoverishing them. This article was originally published on November 23, 2022 by COHA. Why are more Nicaraguans heading north to the United States looking for jobs? Until July 2020, numbers... Read more »
  • The journalist-run, intelligence-linked operation that warped British pandemic policy
    Presented as an independent voice for “unbiased” scientific advice, iSAGE provided a channel for media spinmeisters, spies and psy-op specialists to influence Britain’s pandemic policy without accountability. Leaked internal emails show members fretting over its unethical methods. Throughout Britain’s response to the COVID-19 crisis, a lobbying group known as the... Read more »
  • Zelensky, media lackeys caught in most dangerous lie yet
    With Kiev exposed for a lie that could have triggered a third world war, it is time to examine past deceptions that Western media promoted. A missile that exploded on Polish soil on November 15 killed two civilians and destroyed farm equipment. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and Western corporate media... Read more »
  • Poland WWIII scare shows why top US general wants peace (w/ Doug Macgregor)
    Retired Army Col. Douglas Macgregor on the World War III scare in Poland and the reported Pentagon-State Department split over Ukraine-Russia peace. After accusing Russia of firing missiles into Poland — and triggering calls from Ukraine for direct NATO military intervention — US officials are now acknowledging that Ukrainian air... Read more »
  • FTX partnership with Ukraine is latest chapter in shady Western aid saga
    The Ukrainian government mysteriously disappeared online records of its fundraising arrangement with the FTX crypto scam just days before the scandal erupted. The initiative claims to have raised $60 million for Ukraine, but where did the money go? The demise of FTX, the fifth-biggest cryptocurrency exchange by trade volume in... Read more »


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    Novara Media

  • Tories Stare Into Defeat, Kanye West Goes Full Nazi
    After a by-election trouncing for the Tories, Sajid Javid is the latest MP to announce he’ll be standing down. Are MPs already fleeing from Sunak’s sinking ship? Plus, Kanye West goes full-blown Nazi and a GB News host’s defence of royal racism falls flat on Question Time. With Michael Walker... Read more »
  • Harrods Is One of the First Companies to Use a New Tory Anti-Strike Law
    Luxury department store Harrods has become one of the first companies to use a new anti-union law to bring in agency workers to break a strike. Around 50 uniformed security guards and CCTV operators at the store in Knightsbridge, west London took strike action in November and are planning to... Read more »
  • Should You Support Your National Team?
    As Wales crash out of the World Cup after defeat against England, Keir Milburn and Tom Williams question their dedication to international football. After all, how can you support a national team if you don’t believe in borders? On the third episode of Pro Revolution Soccer, Keir and Tom are... Read more »
  • Are The Royals ‘Anti-Racist’ Now?
    There’s been a regime change at the palace. If the extended period of national mourning in September didn’t clue you in, yesterday’s sacking – sorry, resignation – of a high-ranking member of the royal household might have done. Lady Susan Hussey, 83, godmother to Prince William, stepped down from her... Read more »
  • From Plantation to Platform With Dalia Gebrial
    After the 2008 financial crisis, a vast number of people were booted from the formal labour market. Many of them ended up in the gig economy: Uber, Deliveroo, Fiverr. Their exploitation at the hands of these platforms is well known, but less acknowledged are the processes of racialisation that contribute... Read more »

 


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    CounterPunch.org

  • Fascism: Israeli Style
    Israelis dismiss charges of “apartheid against Palestinians” as anti-Semitic propaganda, but Benjamin Netanyahu’s new government will confirm the apartheid nature of the regime, and will provide hints of fascism, Israeli-style.  Netanyahu is not a fascist, but he is a racist and he is considering appointing to his government people who... Read more »
  • New Portland Police Oversight Board, Could be Strongest in the Nation and Create a National Model
    In the Black Lives Matter uprising of summer 2020, no city was more nationally prominent than Portland. Nightly protests drew thousands to the blocks around police headquarters, city hall and the federal courthouse. Donald Trump called Portland “a beehive of anarchists” and dispatched federal troops to the city, only fueling... Read more »
  • Roaming Charges: Railroaded, Again
    You can't call the Democratic Party's almost unanimous decision to back a strikebusting bill against railroad workers a "betrayal." It's more like the ultimate fulfillment of a project begun in 1985 with the birth of DLC designed to unshackle the party from its decades-long bond with organized labor so that... Read more »
  • US Tax Dollars at Work: Neocolonial Dictatorship, Paramilitary and Police Terror in Haiti Today
    The question over sending additional foreign troops into Haiti misses the fact that Haitians were recently subjected to such an intervention, culminating in the ongoing foreign occupation of Haiti since 2004. Similarly, the call for greater US-funding and training of the Haitian police camouflages the following fundamental realities: More The... Read more »
  • The Permanent Disaster Economy
    Order a copy of Atomic Days: The Untold Story of the Most Toxic Place in America from the CounterPunch Store. The post The Permanent Disaster Economy appeared first on CounterPunch.org.... Read more »

 


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    MintPress News

  • The Secret Reason the US Is Still in Syria
    It’s tough to overstate how bad things are in Syria. According to the UN, “90 percent of all Syrians today are forced to live below the poverty line with around 12 million grappling with severe food insecurity.” The post The Secret Reason the US Is Still in Syria appeared first... Read more »
  • UN Resolution 181: 75 Years of Myth Making and False Israeli Legitimacy
    Seventy-Five years after the decision to partition Palestine, the carnage and oppression of Palestinians by Zionists promises to get much worse.  The post UN Resolution 181: 75 Years of Myth Making and False Israeli Legitimacy appeared first on MintPress News.... Read more »
  • Deliberate Ambiguity: Israel’s Nukes Are the Greatest Threat to the Middle East
    US support for Israel is not confined to ensuring the latter has a ‘military edge’ over its neighbors, but to also ensure Israel remains the region’s only superpower, even if that entails escaping international accountability for the development of WMDs. The post Deliberate Ambiguity: Israel’s Nukes Are the Greatest Threat... Read more »
  • Itamar Ben-Gvir’s Appointment as Minister for National Security is Bad News For Palestinians, Humanity.
    The position of Minister of National Security is a new post created specifically for Ben-Gvir. It is an appointment that will give him unprecedented power over the lives of Palestinian citizens of Israel, as well as those living in Jerusalem and the West Bank. The post Itamar Ben-Gvir’s Appointment as... Read more »
  • ​​Symbolic but Significant: Why the Decision to Investigate Abu Akleh’s Murder is Unprecedented
    Though the US investigation of Abu Akleh’s murder is unlikely to result in any kind of justice, it is a very important moment in US-Israeli and US-Palestinian relationships. The post ​​Symbolic but Significant: Why the Decision to Investigate Abu Akleh’s Murder is Unprecedented appeared first on MintPress News.... Read more »
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    Jude Collins

  • PADRAIG COLUM,LEV BRONSTIEN, ARTHUR GRIFFITH AND MARY KATE DANAHER – by Donal Kennedy
    Two features “Irish Movie Magic”  and “Padraic Colum: balladeer, poet and cultural mentor, (Dec 3)” set me thinking of a link between Colum and a scene in “The Quiet Man.” Amongst other things. Colum briefly rented a house in 1914 immediately next to the one I was later brought up... Read more »
  • POLITICAL THINK TANKS – GUNS, PLANES AND ROCKETING PROFITS? – by Donal Kennedy
        Perhaps you are as much a babe in the woods as myself and never heard of of  BAP – the BRITISH AMERICAN PROJECT.   Founded in the 1980s it has been described as the brain-child of Ronald Reagan, with U.S.Embassy funding amid concern about anti-American drift in the... Read more »
  • THE SUCCESSES AND FAILURE OF FIANNA FAIL Part 1 – by Donal Kennedy
        My recent BLOG “Who Wrote JFK’s Speeches?” noted that his address to the Oireachtas was given 41 years to the day since Michael Collins, on the orders of Winston Churchill, bombarded his former comrades in the Four Courts with guns borrowed from the British garrison. I noted that virtually... Read more »
  • PAT+JUDE TALK ABOUT THE MARY-LOU PILE-ON, EAMON RYAN &ELECTRIFYING IRELAND, & UKRAINE NEWS FATIGUE
    Mary Lou McDonald has been getting some pretty severe kicks from Leo Varadkar and Micheál Martin. Par for the course, I suppose. But now the voice of a man who is friendly  – very friendly – with the Hutch gang has said she has let the Hutch family down by... Read more »
  • THE MERETRICIOUS ART OF SIMON SCHAMA – by Donal Kennedy
    Last night BBC2 devoted more than an hour to Simon Schama’s “HISTORY OF NOW”.   He depicted Picasso’s “Guernica, praised George Orwell and spent much time attacking the Soviet Union, China and the various BETES NOIR of Britain’s current establishment. Oh and he was unsympathetic to Franco’s Fascists. He neglected the fact that... Read more »
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  • VideoIsraeli Soldier Kills A Palestinian Near Nablus
    On Friday, an Israeli soldier killed a young Palestinian man after dropping him to the ground in Huwwara town, south of Nablus, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. The Palestinian Health Ministry said the slain young man has been identified as Ammar Hamdi Mifleh, 22, from Osarin... Read more »
  • Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians Near Tulkarem
    On Friday evening, Israeli soldiers abducted four Palestinians while crossing a military roadblock near Tulkarem in the northern part of the West Bank. Media sources said the soldiers, at the Ennab military roadblock east of Tulkarem, stopped and searched dozens of cars and interrogated many Palestinians while inspecting their ID... Read more »
  • Israeli Colonizers Assault A Palestinian Man Near Nablus
    On Friday, Illegal paramilitary Israeli colonizers assaulted a Palestinian man in the Al-Qusour area, northeast of Burqa town, west of the northern West Bank city of Nablus. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian official who monitors Israel’s illegal colonialist activities in the northern West Bank, said the colonizers infiltrated the area from... Read more »
  • Updated: Israeli Soldiers Abduct Six Teenage Boys Near Ramallah And Bethlehem
    On Friday, Israeli soldiers abducted six Palestinian teenage boys near Ramallah and Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank. Media sources said several army jeeps invaded Nabi Saleh village, northwest of Ramallah, leading to protests, and fired several rubber-coated steel bullets, gas bombs, and concussion grenades. They added that the soldiers... Read more »
  • Israeli Soldiers Injure Many Palestinians In Beita, Beit Dajan, Near Nablus
    On Friday, Israeli soldiers injured many Palestinians during the weekly procession against the illegal colonies in Beita and Beit Dajan towns, near Nablus, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. The Palestinians marched, chanting against the illegal Israeli occupation, escalating violations, and colonialist activities on stolen Palestinian lands.... Read more »

 


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    Free willl

  • why real power does not happen to lie in the political system ? | NOAM CHOMSKY
    ***Noam Chomsky QUOTES ~ARTICLES ~ VIDEO ~ BOOKSAvram Noam Chomsky[a] (born December 7, 1928) is an American linguist, philosopher, cognitive scientist, historian,[b][c] social critic, and political activist. Sometimes called "the father of modern linguistics",[d] Chomsky is also a major figure in analytic philosophy and one of the founders of the field of cognitive science. He holds a joint appointment as Institute Professor Emeritus at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Laureate Professor... Read more »
  • Why should workers agree to be slaves ? | Noam Chomsky
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  • The Tolerated Critics | Noam Chomsky
    ***Noam Chomsky QUOTES ~ARTICLES ~ VIDEO ~ BOOKSAvram Noam Chomsky[a] (born December 7, 1928) is an American linguist, philosopher, cognitive scientist, historian,[b][c] social critic, and political activist. Sometimes called "the father of modern linguistics",[d] Chomsky is also a major figure in analytic philosophy and one of the founders of the field of cognitive science. He holds a joint appointment as Institute Professor Emeritus at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Laureate Professor... Read more »
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  • Noam Chomsky on Government Secrecy
    ***Noam Chomsky QUOTES ~ARTICLES ~ VIDEO ~ BOOKSAvram Noam Chomsky[a] (born December 7, 1928) is an American linguist, philosopher, cognitive scientist, historian,[b][c] social critic, and political activist. Sometimes called "the father of modern linguistics",[d] Chomsky is also a major figure in analytic philosophy and one of the founders of the field of cognitive science. He holds a joint appointment as Institute Professor Emeritus at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Laureate Professor... Read more »

 


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    Opinion

  • UN 'outrage' was empty words to describe an empty 'cavity' in Gaza 
    Readers of my columns will know that I've never been a big fan of the United Nations because of its sheer inability to hold too many of the world's most prolific human rights offenders to account. At times, its silence on such matters has been deafening. It was with huge... Read more »
  • Zionists have captured Jordan Peterson and are hijacking western conservatism
    Jordan Peterson has long been a controversial figure, subject to attempts to suppress him from various sides. Much of that controversy is not wholly negative: his stand against Canada's Bill C-16 – which obligates the use of Trans individuals' pronouns in a clear example of compelled speech – was noble,... Read more »
  • Twitter's acquisition by Elon Musk and the impact on the Global South
    Elon Musk's takeover of Twitter has been tumultuous, to say the least. Twitter Verification has been rolled out and everyone interested in the service can pay $8 a month to get verified and receive benefits, such as the coveted blue tick, with a potential for higher visibility and reach on... Read more »
  • Lapid exploits UN resolutions to further Israel's security narrative
    The Israeli government is portraying itself as being worried about international delegitimisation at the UN. As the UN General Assembly Fourth Committee on Decolonisation passed the resolution "Israeli practices and settlement activities affecting the rights of the Palestinian people and other Arabs of the occupied territories including East Jerusalem" on... Read more »
  • Why were English football fans dressed as crusaders banned from stadiums in Qatar?
    Qatari security stopped two British football fans and asked them not to enter Al Bayt Stadium to watch the game between Team USA and their country's national team because they were dressed like crusaders, telling them that such gear is offensive. The Times of London reported the football governing body,... Read more »
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    Z Blogs Archive - ZNetwork

  • Imperial Nostalgia and Its Perils
    Although great empires rank among the most powerful engines of world history, they are also among the most dangerous, especially as they brood over their decline. The Russian empire provides a striking illustration of this phenomenon.  Traditionally referred to as the “prison of nations,” Russia, in its Czarist and Soviet... Read more »
  • Imperial Nostalgia and Its Perils
    Although great empires rank among the most powerful engines of world history, they are also among the most dangerous, especially as they brood over their decline. The Russian empire provides a striking illustration of this phenomenon.  Traditionally referred to as the “prison of nations,” Russia, in its Czarist and Soviet... Read more »
  • Military and Economic Power Once Again Fail to Produce Happiness
    Although the rulers of the world’s major military and economic powers have repeatedly claimed that they are making their nations great again, their policies have not resulted in widespread happiness among their citizens. That conclusion emerges from the recent World Happiness Report-2022, published by the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network. ... Read more »
  • Who Speaks for the World?
    Russia’s brutal war upon the nation of Ukraine should remind us that, for thousands of years, great powers have used their military might to launch military assaults upon smaller, weaker societies. Since World War II alone, these acts of aggression have included France’s colonial wars in Indochina and Algeria, Britain’s... Read more »
  • Peace in Ukraine through neutrality and peaceful EU membership, end the USA’s proxy war against Russia
    Ethnic division was used to consolidate control by the USA and Nationalists of Ukraine. They have signed Minsk Peace Accords to end the civil wars in Donbas region through referendums, signed since 2015, but they did not implement them, because maintaining an active civil war front psyche of ‘them and... Read more »
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    Posts – ZNetwork

  • Noam Chomsky: Don’t Expect Criminal States to Investigate Their Own Crimes
    World-renowned philosopher Noam Chomsky commented on Turkey’s use of chemical weapons against Kurdistan. Chomsky said that the Turkish state would not accept investigations into allegations of the use of chemical weapons in northern Iraq, nor would they accept investigations into previous and more recent crimes. Noam Chomsky spoke to Medya... Read more »
  • US Sanctions on Iran Don’t Support the Protests, They Deepen Suffering
    Protests have been raging in Iran since mid-September in response to the death of Mahsa Amini, the 22-year-old Kurdish-Iranian woman who died in a hospital in Tehran after being arrested a few days earlier by Iran’s morality police for allegedly breaching the Islamic theocratic regime’s dress code for women. Protesters... Read more »
  • Noam Chomsky on Legacy of Radical Historian Staughton Lynd, Who Protested Korea, Vietnam & Iraq Wars
    This is a rush transcript. Copy may not be in its final form. AMY GOODMAN: This is Democracy Now!, democracynow.org, The War and Peace Report. I’m Amy Goodman, with Nermeen Shaikh, and we are broadcasting from downtown Cairo, Egypt, just in front of the Nile. We look now, though, at... Read more »
  • Options for Diplomacy Decline as Russia’s War on Ukraine Escalates
    Russia’s war in Ukraine has gone on for nearly nine months, and it has now escalated to highly lethal levels. Putin is targeting Ukraine’s energy infrastructure and has repeatedly raised the specter of nuclear weapons. The Ukrainians, on the other hand, continue to believe that they can defeat the Russians... Read more »
  • Chomsky: Options for Diplomacy Decline as Russia’s War on Ukraine Escalates
    Russia’s war in Ukraine has gone on for nearly nine months, and it has now escalated to highly lethal levels. Putin is targeting Ukraine’s energy infrastructure and has repeatedly raised the specter of nuclear weapons. The Ukrainians, on the other hand, continue to believe that they can defeat the Russians... Read more »

 


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    Michael Hudson

  • EU Pressures
    Questions from almayadeen TV, Lebanon. Mohammad Itmaizeh 1 – In light of the conditions that Europe is experiencing, in terms of high energy prices and the repercussions on the industrial sector, like the closure of factories and the high cost of production. In your opinion do European countries have the... Read more »
  • War and Debt to Rule
    Cross posted from La Tribune Diplomatic International. French version Mohsen Abdelmoumen: Your analysis of Mesopotamian times and the wise rule of Emperors embodied by the practice of the Jubilee (compared to the predation of oligarchies) resonate with the Islamic economic theory which forbids riba (meaning usury) and imposes that banks... Read more »
  • The Rentier Economy is a Free Lunch
    The Real Progressives Live with Michael Hudson on The Destiny of Civilization [00:00:06] Luke Parcher: All right. For those who might not know me, I’m Luke Parcher, I’m a student and activist. I volunteer with Real Progressives. I’m on our leadership team and I also do a show on Sundays... Read more »
  • Germany’s position in America’s New World Order
    Germany has become an economic satellite of America’s New Cold War with Russia, China and the rest of Eurasia. The article this talk was based on: Germany and other NATO countries have been told to impose trade and investment sanctions upon themselves that will outlast today’s proxy war in Ukraine.... Read more »
  • We Do Read Comments: Re Nader
    Some follow up comments to my appearance on the Ralph Nader show. I am looking forward to our next Q&A session with Patreon Plus supporters this Friday. Photo by John Cameron on Unsplash The post We Do Read Comments: Re Nader first appeared on Michael Hudson.... Read more »
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    Mother Jones

  • Walker, Warnock, and the Epic Battle for Georgia’s Soul
    So. Much. Prayer. Kicking off debates, woven into speeches, and emanating from pulpits serving as campaign pit stops, God is everywhere in the Senate runoff between Democratic incumbent Sen. Raphael Warnock and his Trump-backed challenger Herschel Walker. I grew up in the Southern Bible Belt, and even I’m blown away... Read more »
  • Joe Biden Called Out Antisemitism. Why Can’t Some Republicans?
    On Friday, President Joe Biden dropped a tweet that in one fell swoop urged political leaders to condemn antisemitism, white supremacy, and Holocaust denialism.  The simple statements, which neatly fit into Twitter’s 280-character limit, came one day after Ye, the rapper formerly known as Kanye West, appeared on Alex Jones’ Infowars... Read more »
  • “Mr. Trump Explicitly Sanctioning Tax Fraud! That’s What This Document Shows!”
    Manhattan prosecutors on Friday flatly accused Donald Trump of helping executives at his companies commit tax fraud. The allegations came during closing arguments of a trial in which the ex-president’s businesses are charged with allowing key employees to reduce their taxable salaries while simultaneously providing them with off-the-record benefits—like company cars and apartments.... Read more »
  • Bats Are Nature’s Death Metal Singers. Who Knew?
    This story was originally published by the Guardian and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. It has long been known Ozzy Osbourne has a taste for bats. But now it seems the mammals are also fans of his. Bats greet each other with death metal growls, scientists have discovered, and... Read more »
  • Donald Trump’s Lawyers Might Have Made a Huge Mistake
    During closing arguments on Thursday in the criminal tax fraud case against Donald Trump’s companies, Trump’s attorneys did their best to blame everyone but Trump himself. They told the jury that the alleged fraud was the fault of rogue employees, some of whom had been employed by the Trump family for... Read more »

 


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    accuracy.org

  • Study Links Paid Sick Leave and Higher Vaccination Rates
    A new study finds that vaccination rates may be 17 percent higher in cities with paid sick leave policies compared to cities without such policies.  The post Study Links Paid Sick Leave and Higher Vaccination Rates appeared first on accuracy.org.... Read more »
  • U.S. Pouring Gasoline on Ukraine Fire, Risking Armageddon
    In his latest article "Ukraine War Evolves: Slouching Toward Armageddon", Professor Falk harkens back to the Yalta Agreement on maintaining spheres of influence, and how a self-censoring Western media has propogated state propaganda as the US continues to torpedo any attempts at a resolution to the conflict. The post U.S.... Read more »
  • Predicted Spill of Toxic Foam in Hawaii Highlights Dangers
    Elder's team documented high levels of PFAS draining into the water at Honolulu earlier this year. The post Predicted Spill of Toxic Foam in Hawaii Highlights Dangers appeared first on accuracy.org.... Read more »
  • Global Covid Mortality Rates Obscure Actual Loss of Life
    Philip Schellekens argues that reported Covid-19 mortality rates suggest that the pandemic has been "mild" in developing countries––but further examination leads to exactly the opposite conclusion. The post Global Covid Mortality Rates Obscure Actual Loss of Life appeared first on accuracy.org.... Read more »
  • Biden on Railroad Strike: “Giving Big Thumbs Up” to Those Who Have “Run Supply Chain to the Ground”
    "Two things everyone needs to understand: 1) It is BECAUSE they always counted on Biden/Congress forcing a deal down workers' throats that rail carriers saw no reason to bargain in good faith for 2-plus years or to change the profit-maximizing practices that have blown up the supply chain. So, if... Read more »
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    Posts – ZNetwork

  • The Hunger Striker vs. The Dictator
    MANY OF THE tens of thousands of delegates attending the United Nations climate summit in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, go to these gatherings year after year on a kind of autopilot. They update their PowerPoint presentations, pack their organizational banners, and brush up their talking points. Next come the same warnings from the... Read more »
  • From Blah, Blah, Blah to Blood, Blood, Blood
    NO ONE KNOWS what happened to the lost climate letter. All that is known is this: Alaa Abd El Fattah, arguably Egypt’s highest profile political prisoner, wrote it while on a hunger strike in his Cairo prison cell last month. It was, he explained later, “about global warming because of the... Read more »
  • The Supreme Court’s Shock-and-Awe Judicial Coup
    THIS IS IT. The moment for President Joe Biden and Congress to challenge the underlying legitimacy of the U.S. Supreme Court and advance an aggressive climate action agenda. There will be no better moment to take this stand.... Read more »
  • Toxic Nostalgia, From Putin to Trump to the Trucker Convoys
    War is reshaping our world. Will we harness that urgency for climate action or succumb to a final, deadly oil and gas boom?... Read more »
  • Stuck in the Smoke as Billionaires Blast Off
    Climate inaction was never really about denial. Rich countries just thought poorer countries would bear the brunt of the crisis... Read more »
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    George Monbiot

  • Fermenting a revolution
    I believe this is the most important environmental technology ever developed. It might be all that now stands between us and Earth systems collapse. By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 24th November 2022 So what do we do now? After 27 summits and no effective action, it seems that... Read more »
  • How About Never?
    Powerful governments have no intention of preventing climate breakdown. By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 18th November 2022 The chances of any one person being born were calculated by the life coach Dr Ali Binazir. He multiplied the probability of your parents meeting, mating and conceiving by the chances... Read more »
  • Silence of the Lambs
    Livestock farming is responsible for more greenhouse gas pollution than all the world’s transport. Yet governments won’t touch it. By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian November 9th 2022 There are just two actions needed to prevent catastrophic climate breakdown: leave fossil fuels in the ground and stop farming animals.... Read more »
  • Our Path
    Because Twitter threads aren’t working at the moment (thanks Elon!), I’m republishing a chain of tweets about how we should rise to the challenge of democratic collapse. By George Monbiot, published on monbiot.com, 9th November 2022 Here’s where I think we now stand, and how we should respond. A thread.... Read more »
  • Cliff Edge
    Here’s how it happened before – a mass extinction caused by fossil fuel burning. It will happen again unless we step back from the precipice. By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 3rd November 2022 Budleigh Salterton, on the south coast of Devon, sits above the most frightening cliffs on... Read more »

 

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