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  • CIA Spying on Assange Extended to Legal Team, Other Journalists, Activists
    In addition to violating the rights of a political, the story involves breaches of an embassy’s sovereignty and the surveillance of a range of journalists, human rights defenders, and politicians. Whether they were intentional targets or collateral damage in the CIA’s war on WikiLeaks, their surveillance, like that of Assange,... Read more »
  • Researchers Find Medical Debt Worsens Health Vulnerability
    A new study found medical debt among 18 percent of householders; a higher risk of acquiring medical debt fell to those without insurance as well as those with high deductible private insurance or Medicare Advantage. Medical debt also worsened social determinants of health––causing more food insecurity, inability to pay for... Read more »
  • VideoUkraine War: Is Media Misreporting Facilitating Escalation?
    "The Western media description is completely misleading, exaggerating the significance of Kharkov region advances, while ignoring Ukrainian setbacks in Kherson and Donbas. Also, Western media completely ignore the profound casualties inflicted on Ukrainian forces, when the Russian allies suffered relatively few losses. On all of these fronts, Ukraine may have... Read more »
  • Scrutinizing AFRICOM as Neocolonial Instrument
    “Despite its rhetoric, the purpose of AFRICOM is to use U.S. military power to impose U.S. control on African land, resources and labor to service the needs of U.S. multinational corporations and the wealthy in the United States. It also serves as a major boon to ‘defense’ contractors. The post... Read more »
  • The Consequences of Biden’s Claim “the Pandemic Is Over”
    Some public health experts expressed outrage this week after President Biden repeatedly asserted on CBS’s 60 Minutes that “the pandemic is over.”  The post The Consequences of Biden’s Claim “the Pandemic Is Over” appeared first on accuracy.org.... Read more »
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    George Monbiot

  • The Undead
    Liz Truss promises to double down on policies that have been completely discredited. By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 17th September 2022 Soon, the focus will return, and the collapse of many people’s economic prospects will dominate once more. As winter approaches, it will become clear that our politics... Read more »
  • The Coming Hunger
    As environmental breakdown threatens to render large parts of the planet unfarmable, how can mass starvation best be averted? By George Monbiot, published on monbiot.com, 22nd August 2022 This is my response to the open letter from my friend Jyoti Fernandes, published on the website of the Landworkers’ Alliance. Dear... Read more »
  • The Workaround
    Without public consultation, the boundaries of freeports have been expanded to cover much of the country. What does this mean? By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 17th August 2022 Democracy is the problem that capital is always striving to solve. To maintain its rates of profit, it seeks to... Read more »
  • VideoUnholy Cow
    The world’s most damaging farm products? Organic pasture-fed beef and lamb. By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 16th August 2022 Perhaps the most important of all environmental issues is land use. Every hectare of land we use for extractive industries is a hectare that can’t support wild forests, savannahs,... Read more »
  • Absent Minded
    To this government, the duty of care is an abomination. By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 10th August 2022 Has Boris Johnson ended his holiday? It’s hard to tell. He was never committed to government, even during national emergencies, as his serial absence from Cobra meetings at the beginning... Read more »

 

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  • Why are wild horses brutally uprooted from public lands while private livestock can stay?
    The Bureau of Land Management is misleading the American people about the nation’s wild horses and burros.Every year, thousands of wild horses and burros are chased by helicopters and ripped from their native land in terrifyingly brutal, and often deadly, roundups. After capture, they are corralled in crowded dry lot... Read more »
  • Donald Trump's allies mounting bogus challenges to Georgia voters to suppress midterm turnout
    On August 29, eight cartons of notarized paperwork challenging 25,000 voter registrations were delivered by pro-Donald Trump “election integrity” activists to Gwinnett County’s election offices in suburban Atlanta. They were accompanied by additional paperwork claiming that 15,000 absentee ballots had been illegally mailed to voters before the county’s 2020 presidential... Read more »
  • VideoWhy there have been four straight years of nonstop street protests in Haiti
    A cycle of protests began in Haiti in July 2018, and—despite the pandemic—has carried on since then. The core reason for the protest in 2018 was that in March of that year the government of Venezuela—due to the illegal sanctions imposed by the United States—could no longer ship discounted oil... Read more »
  • Ron DeSantis appointee to manage majority Black county quits after KKK photo emerges
    Gov. Ron DeSantis is facing a scandal as Hurricane Ian approaches Florida."Gadsden County religious leaders are demanding a local commissioner and Gov. Ron DeSantis 'come forward' to address allegations that the commissioner resigned last Friday after a photo surfaced purportedly showing him wearing a Ku Klux Klan robe and hood... Read more »
  • DOJ needs more time to secure document-sorting vendor because none want to work for Donald Trump
    The United States Department of Justice submitted a brief to United States District Judge Raymond Dearie – the special master in the ongoing saga of former President Donald Trump's hoard of top-secret documents at Mar-a-Lago – that it needs more time to procure a third-party vendor to digitize the materials."Plaintiff... Read more »
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  • Fact-Checking Biden’s UN Speech
    On September 21, President Biden addressed the United Nations General Assembly. Taking Territory by Force Biden opened his address by accusing Russia of violating "the core tenets of the United Nations Charter – no more important than the clear prohibition against countries taking the territory of their neighbor by force."... Read more »
  • The Democratic Party, Now the Leading Party of War
    Last May a remarkable column by Stephen Kinzer appeared in the Boston Globe. It was headlined: "Republicans Return To Their Roots As The Antiwar Party." More significantly, the subheading ran: "Since the Vietnam era, Americans have come to expect antiwar rhetoric from liberal Democrats. Cancel that." It began: "With Americans... Read more »
  • Suppression of Contrarian Voices
    In the US, we proudly point to the First Amendment in the Bill of Rights that was adopted in 1791: “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of... Read more »
  • Russia’s Evolving Attitude Toward the War
    As early as the end of April, Russia’s view of the war may already have begun evolving from seeing it as a regional war to seeing it as a wider war with the US and NATO. At that time, the voracious provision of weapons combined with training and real-time intelligence... Read more »
  • The New York Times on Ukraine: Vietnam Déjà Vu
    The New York Times is going full-bore for war in Ukraine. It is difficult to explain the yellow journalism, but the so-called "paper of record" did the same thing on Vietnam (see below). In other words, the Gray Lady is whoring again. It may be, as some allege, that the... Read more »

 


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  • The Tories Declare Class War
    The “cap” on bankers bonuses that the Tories have just removed had been set at double their annual salary. Yes, double their annual salary. So a banker on £320,000 a year could only get an annual bonus of £640,000. That has now been lifted so they will be able to... Read more »
  • I Am Puzzled
    There has been an unprecedented rush of people canceling their subscriptions to this blog the last five days. Not one person has given any reason, and where there have been messages, they have been of this unfriendly but uninformative nature. This is a real example: I wish to cancel my... Read more »
  • Diplomacy Is Always an Option
    You are conditioned to believe that killing more people is a better solution than negotiating a compromise. This is despite the fact that it is self-evidently a psychopathic notion. Let me give you a homespun analogy. I have this week been dealing with an incident where somebody feels their share... Read more »
  • Cool Observation of Mass Hysteria
    When the so-called “Leader of the opposition” opposes protest against a new unelected head of state, out of respect for the previous unelected head of state, you know you live under totalitarianism. Except almost all dictatorships do at least have the form of an election. Indeed, some of the worst... Read more »
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    I have just spoken to the media office of the Scottish government, and followed up with this email. I shall let you know the response. The post The Question of The Day appeared first on Craig Murray.... Read more »

 


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  • Nato knew terrorists would gain from toppling Gadaffi
    Phil Miller and Mark Curtis, Declassified UK, 29 June 2022 Exclusive: David Cameron kept bombing Colonel Gaddafi’s forces in Libya after the UK military realised a banned terrorist group stood to gain from regime change. Part 3 of Declassified UK’s investigation into the Manchester bombing Britain’s military knew that fighters from... Read more »
  • Counter-terrorism officials allowed Manchester bomber to operate in Libya war zone
    by Mark Curtis, Declassified UK, 28 June 2022 MI5 and Greater Manchester Police had numerous opportunities to stop Salman Abedi gaining military experience and contacts in Libya for years before the 2017 Manchester bombing – but they gave him free rein. Salman Abedi was never detained at UK border despite... Read more »
  • VideoManchester bomber was a UK ally
    by Mark Curtis, Declassified UK, 27 June 2022 Salman Abedi and his closest family were part of Libyan militias benefitting from British covert military support six years before he murdered 22 people at the Manchester Arena in 2017. He is likely to have been radicalised by his experience. Close friend... Read more »
  • Britain’s bumbling foreign policy over Taiwan and Ukraine
    by Mark Curtis and Richard Norton-Taylor, Declassified UK, 8 June 2022 ‘Global Nato’. Help Taiwan ‘defend itself’. Recover the ‘whole’ of Ukraine. Promote ‘the free world’ – UK foreign policy under Liz Truss has become a series of empty slogans from a declining power desperate to remain a major one.... Read more »
  • Does the Ukraine war mean Britain should increase military spending?
    by Paul Rogers and Mark Curtis, Declassified UK, 18 May 2022 Russia’s poor military performance in its invasion of Ukraine hardly demonstrates the need to increase the UK’s already large defence budget; if anything, it shows the opposite. Last week Russia celebrated Victory Day, marking the end of the Great... Read more »
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  • Acknowledgments
    This report is a collaborative effort based on the input and analysis of the following individuals: Research team Carroll Doherty, Director, Political ResearchJocelyn Kiley, Associate Director, Political ResearchBaxter Oliphant, Senior ResearcherAndrew Daniller, Research AssociateHannah Hartig, Research AssociateGabe Borelli, Research AssociateAmina Dunn, Research AnalystTed Van Green, Research AnalystAndy Cerda, Research Assistant... Read more »
  • Methodology
    The American Trends Panel survey methodology Overview The American Trends Panel (ATP), created by Pew Research Center, is a nationally representative panel of randomly selected U.S. adults. Panelists participate via self-administered web surveys. Panelists who do not have internet access at home are provided with a tablet and wireless internet... Read more »
  • Modest Declines in Positive Views of ‘Socialism’ and ‘Capitalism’ in U.S.
    Americans see capitalism as giving people more opportunity and more freedom than socialism, while they see socialism as more likely to meet people’s basic needs, though these perceptions differ significantly by party. Many Democrats say socialism meets people’s basic needs; Republicans say it restricts individual freedoms. The post Modest Declines... Read more »
  • Methodology
    The American Trends Panel survey methodology Overview The American Trends Panel (ATP), created by Pew Research Center, is a nationally representative panel of randomly selected U.S. adults. Panelists participate via self-administered web surveys. Panelists who do not have internet access at home are provided with a tablet and wireless internet... Read more »
  • Acknowledgments
    This report is a collaborative effort based on the input and analysis of the following individuals: Research team Carroll Doherty, Director, Political ResearchJocelyn Kiley, Associate Director, Political ResearchBaxter Oliphant, Senior ResearcherAndrew Daniller, Research AssociateHannah Hartig, Research AssociateGabe Borelli, Research AssociateAmina Dunn, Research AnalystTed Van Green, Research AnalystAndy Cerda, Research Assistant... Read more »

 


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  • On the Line: The Mothers’ Caravan
    Along the main migration route through Mexico, mothers of disappeared Central American migrants journey north.... Read more »
  • Hemming and Hawing: A Debt to Our Kids
    Shouldn’t kids learn about real day-to-day financial tools before they learn about volatile blockchain currencies that may not make it?... Read more »
  • History Repeats in Martha’s Vineyard
    Sixty years ago, Southern governors also sent people North to create pressure on ‘liberal’ communities. It backfired.... Read more »
  • A New Academy Exhibit Attempts to Atone for Hollywood’s Past
    ‘Regeneration: Black Cinema, 1898-1971,’ now on display at the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, reckons with institutional racism and celebrates Black contributions, on and off screen.... Read more »
  • Book Excerpt: Shadows of War
    The true costs of war are hidden from the public because the reality is too horrific to accept.... Read more »
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  • mp3Fund Drive Special: Noam Chomsky on Wealth and Power
    Over the past half century, the US economy has undergone a profound change: wealth has been concentrated in the hands of a few, inequality has skyrocketed, and insecurity has reigned. And yet it’s a story mainly downplayed by mainstream pundits and the media. Noam Chomsky, arguably the most important public... Read more »
  • mp3Fund Drive Special: Ram Dass on “Polishing the Mirror”
    In “Polishing the Mirror,” the influential spiritual seeker and teacher Ram Dass shares his insights into human consciousness and awakening. The post Fund Drive Special: Ram Dass on “Polishing the Mirror” appeared first on KPFA.... Read more »
  • mp3Fund Drive Special: The Living Legacy of Slavery
    The history of slavery in the United States casts a pall over our present. Berkeley-based documentary filmmaker Frances Causey illustrates how and why that is in a compelling and personal work, that traces four centuries of racial oppression in the United States. The post Fund Drive Special: The Living Legacy... Read more »
  • mp3Fund Drive Special: Mushroom Expert Paul Stamets
    Renowned mycologist Paul Stamets talks about mushrooms, human health, bee populations, psychoactive fungi, and more. (Image by Alan Rockefeller.) The post Fund Drive Special: Mushroom Expert Paul Stamets appeared first on KPFA.... Read more »
  • mp3Half-Earth Socialism
    As the world rushes headlong into the climate emergency, what might a liberatory approach look like, that would avert ecological disaster while making another world possible? Drew Pendergrass and Troy Vettese have laid out one vision for eco-socialism that takes on the difficult question of how to plan society in... Read more »

 


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  • Thousands stranded at airports in Christmas holiday travel nightmare
    Dozens of flights have been canceled across the US on Christmas Eve due to Covid staff shortages with thousands of passengers stuck at the airports and others forced to cancel holidays altogether. Read Full Article at RT.com... Read more »
  • US congresswoman carjacked at gunpoint
    A Democrat member of the US Congress was carjacked and robbed at gunpoint in broad daylight in South Philadelphia. Representative Mary Gay Scanlon (D-Pennsylvania) was not physically harmed, but her car and possessions were taken. Read Full Article at RT.com... Read more »
  • Amazon limits Covid test kit purchases amid Omicron wave
    Amazon has announced a limit to the number of at-home Covid test kits per customer as demand surges amid a rise in cases since the discovery of the Omicron variant. Walgreens and CVS also introduced purchase limits. Read Full Article at RT.com... Read more »
  • After Trump’s move, White House says Biden to speak on Jan 6
    President Joe Biden will make a public statement on the anniversary of the January 6 riot at the US Capitol, the White House said. This comes after former President Donald Trump said he would hold a public event on that day. Read Full Article at RT.com... Read more »
  • First Covid-19 pill treatment approved for emergency use in US
    Pfizer’s Paxlovid tablets against Covid have been given emergency use authorization by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The first pill treatment of this kind, it can be prescribed to high-risk patients aged 12 and older. Read Full Article at RT.com... Read more »
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  • British PM booed by crowd (VIDEO)
    British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was booed by the crowd upon arriving at a London cathedral for the Queen’s celebration Read Full Article at RT.com... Read more »
  • Brits using Covid ‘as weapon’ against police – report
    Assaults on UK officers hit around 80 per day in early 2021, statistics released by the PA news agency found, with police warning that Covid was used “as a weapon” by spitting at constables. Read Full Article at RT.com... Read more »
  • Britons reveal which views they are afraid to express
    Most Britons are sometimes afraid to express their political or social views for fear of a negative response, though two-thirds are still unaware what the phrase “cancel culture” means, a new poll from YouGov has revealed. Read Full Article at RT.com... Read more »
  • London Tube faces longest strike ever
    London Underground is facing the longest strike in the rail service’s history, with the train drivers’ union planning staff walkouts every weekend until summer 2022. Read Full Article at RT.com... Read more »
  • English kids to receive life-changing treatment in European first
    The NHS is set to provide children in England with life-changing treatment for peanut allergies in a European first after the UK’s medical service signed a deal for the “pioneering” oral medication after a successful study. Read Full Article at RT.com... Read more »

 

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  • Why Lithium Power Politics Are Playing Out Very Differently in Chile and Bolivia
    This post is originally published on Citizen Truth by Vijay Prashad and Taroa Zuniga Silva Download the Spanish translation Descargar la traducción al español de este artículoDownload the Portuguese translation Baixar a tradução em português deste artigo In late July, a large sinkhole appeared near the town of Tierra Amarilla in Chile’s... Read more »
  • Why Our Electricity Prices Can’t Be Left to Bogus ‘Free Markets’
    This post is originally published on Citizen Truth by Prabir Purkayastha “This steep rise in electricity prices is the other side of the story of the so-called market reforms in the electricity sector that have taken place over the last 30 years.” Download the Spanish translation Descargar la traducción al... Read more »
  • Ecuador’s Neoliberal Government Announces State Emergency to Impose Austerity
    This post is originally published on Citizen Truth by Vijay Prashad and Taroa Zuniga Silva Click here to download the Spanish translation of this article. (Haga clic aquí para descargar la traducción al español de este artículo.) On October 18, 2021, Ecuador’s President Guillermo Lasso declared a state of emergency for 60 days. This declaration... Read more »
  • Despite Cutbacks, ExxonMobil Continues to Fund Climate Science Denial
    This post is originally published on Citizen Truth by Elliott Negin ExxonMobil has spent more than $39 million to manufacture doubt about climate science. In a secret video recording made public in late June, a top ExxonMobil lobbyist—Keith McCoy, who was fired soon afterward—not only conceded that the oil giant’s support for... Read more »
  • Why Julian Assange’s Inhumane Prosecution Imperils Justice for Us All
    This post is originally published on Citizen Truth by John Pilger Click here to download the Spanish translation of this article. (Haga clic aquí para descargar la traducción al español de este artículo.) When I first saw Julian Assange in Belmarsh prison, in 2019, shortly after he had been dragged from his refuge... Read more »

 


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  • A Voice at the United Nations the World Needs to Hear
    The UN’s secretary-general is speaking truth – about inequality — to our world’s leaders. The post A Voice at the United Nations the World Needs to Hear appeared first on Institute for Policy Studies.... Read more »
  • Can’t Beat the Heat? Blame Inequality
    Why poor neighborhoods are often hotter than rich neighborhoods — and what to do about it. The post Can’t Beat the Heat? Blame Inequality appeared first on Institute for Policy Studies.... Read more »
  • VideoIsn’t It Time to Challenge the Growth Paradigm?
    The planet is running out of resources, and humanity is living beyond its means. The post Isn’t It Time to Challenge the Growth Paradigm? appeared first on Institute for Policy Studies.... Read more »
  • The First Billionaire To Become UK’s King
    We expected Charles to get the crown. We didn’t expect him to make a billion-dollar fortune first. The post The First Billionaire To Become UK’s King appeared first on Institute for Policy Studies.... Read more »
  • Making Earth the Shareholder
    Patagonia founder Yvon Chouinard, a reluctant billionaire, puts company in trust devoted to address ecological crisis. The post Making Earth the Shareholder appeared first on Institute for Policy Studies.... Read more »