2018-11-15: News Headlines

Philip Giraldi (2018-11-15). America Has No Peace Movement – Blame the 'White Supremacists'. globalresearch.ca We bring to the attention of Global Research Readers this incisive article by Philip Giraldi on the absence of an anti-war movement in the US. | The collapse of the anti-war movement occurred in the wake of the invasion of Iraq. …

Karl Grossman (2018-11-15). Climate of Rage. counterpunch.org My former teaching colleague at the State University of New York/College at Old Westbury, Warren Goldstein, who now teaches U.S. history and chairs the History Department at the University of Hartford, hit the nail exactly on the head in regard to the main source of hate in the United States in an article in The More

Dana E. Abizaid (2018-11-15). The Government is Our Teacher. zcomm.org An uncomfortable reality is that perpetual war and military training are at least partly responsible for some of the highest profile shootings and terrorist acts in US history…

James A. Lucas (2018-11-15). US Has Killed More Than 20 Million People in 37 "Victim Nations" Since World War II. globalresearch.ca First published in November 2015 | GR Editor's Note | Let us put this in historical perspective: the commemoration of the War the End All Wars acknowledges that 15 million lives were lost in the course of World War I (1914-18). | The …

Tony Cartalucci (2018-11-15). Washington's Weak Hand in Syria. globalresearch.ca With Damascus and its allies firmly in control of Syria's largest cities and the vast majority of Syrian territory west of the Euphrates – not only has the US-led proxy war against the nation failed – with Russian and Iranian …

Stephen Lendman (2018-11-15). Trump Escalates "New Cold War" with China. President Xi Refuses Washington's Demands. globalresearch.ca Cold war with Russia and China could turning hot. The risk of unthinkable war between nuclear armed states is real. | According to the Washington Post, | "(i)f China wants to avoid an all-out cold war with the United States and its …

Philip Giraldi (2018-11-15). Israel Wins America's 2018 Midterm Election. globalresearch.ca Judging from the mainstream media, Israel was not a major issue in the midterm election but it sure did come up a lot when candidates for office were wooing Jewish or Evangelical voters. To cite only one example, Florida Congressman …

Abayomi Azikiwe (2018-11-15). Midterm Elections Generate Further Polarization in the United States. globalresearch.ca November 6 was a day in which people across the United States and indeed the world were watching for some indications of the future political prospects for the leading capitalist state. | It had been predicted that the House of Representatives …

Fred_F (2018-11-15). Why students are striking for climate action on November 30. greenleft.org.au This November 30, I, along with hundreds — possibly thousands — of high school students will be participating in a student strike for climate action. | Initiated by the Australian Youth Climate Coalition (AYCC), the School Strike 4 Climate has gained momentum in recent weeks, with nearly thirty events being organised in capital cities and regional areas around Australia. | We are currently facing an unprecedented climate emergency. With 2018 (once again) being the hottest year on record, we face the prospect of an uncertain and dangerous future. | Climate change is "threatening water security", accord…

splcenter (2018-11-15). Congressional proclamation honors slain man at center of historic SPLC lawsuit. splcenter.org Thirty years ago this month, a group of racist skinheads savagely beat an Ethiopian college student to death on a street in Portland, Oregon — an attack that sparked an SPLC lawsuit that decimated the neo-Nazi group responsible for the murder.

wsws (2018-11-15). French teachers mobilize against Macron's attacks on education. wsws.org Monday's strike was the first day of action called by the education unions since 2011.

Staff (2018-11-15). Wildfire Is Called Deadliest in U.S. in a Century. truthdig.com Wildfire experts say the Northern California wildfire that has killed at least 56 is the deadliest in a century. | California officials say the fire burning in a rural area far north of San Francisco killed more people than any blaze in the state's recorded history. | But the U.S. government doesn't closely track civilian casualties and records from long ago are incomplete. | Stephen Pyne, a regent professor at Arizona State University's School of Life Sciences and author of "Between Two Fires: A Fire History of Contemporary America," and Crystal Kolden, a professor at the University of Idaho and expert in fire s…

Shared by Anton Woronczuk (2018-11-15). The Global Extinction Rebellion Begins. truthout.org Dr. Gail Bradbrook, a mother of two boys, has seen enough of her government's complicity in pumping increasing amounts of CO2 and methane into an already overburdened atmosphere. | A professor of molecular biophysics, her deep understanding of science has led her to confront the existential crisis facing humans. Acting on her love for her children and the disrupted world that is being left to them, she has channeled her horror about this crisis into action. | Dr. Bradbrook co-founded the group Rising Up!, which is now helping to organize the Extinction Rebellion, a moveme…

Kim Petersen (2018-11-15). The Moral Fiber of Justin Trudeau. Palestine and the BDS Movement. globalresearch.ca For any appeal to ethics and morality to have any legitimacy, the principles so enounced must be applied rigorously, without favor or prejudice, to all human beings whatever grouping they may be slotted into. In other words, favoritism and morality …

Stephen Lendman (2018-11-15). Medicare for All: An Idea Whose Time Has Come. globalresearch.ca Marketplace medicine prioritizes profits over human health. In America, it leaves growing millions uninsured. | Most others are way underinsured because exponentially rising costs of coverage are unaffordable for most US households, double the cost in other developed nations, things worsening, …

Ann Garrison (2018-11-15). US Intel. Will Bring Assange to US in Chains. globalresearch.ca It appears increasingly likely Wikileaks founder and publisher Julian Assange will wind up in the clutches of the U.S. government. | It's hardly surprising, given that in ten years' time, Wikileaks published more classified information than all other media combined. It …

Dr. Zbigniew Brzezinski (2018-11-15). The CIA's Intervention in Afghanistan. U.S. Recruitment of "Islamic Terrorists" Started in 1979. Zbigniew Brzezinski. globalresearch.ca This text was among the first articles published by Global Research in October 15, 2001, in the week following the US-NATO led invasion of Afghanistan on October 7, 2001. | According to this 1998 interview with Zbigniew Brzezinski, the CIA's …

Conn Hallinan (2018-11-15). Unwrapping Armageddon: The Erosion of Nuclear Arms Control. globalresearch.ca The decision by the Trump administration to withdraw from the Intermediate Nuclear Force Agreement (INF) appears to be part of a broader strategy aimed at unwinding over 50 years of agreements to control and limit nuclear weapons, returning to an …

True Publica (2018-11-15). Google Absorbs UK Subsidiary with Access to NHS Patient Data. globalresearch.ca American behemoths such as Google, Facebook and other transnational corporations are now so big that ethics plays second fiddle to profit and legislators feel somehow emasculated to act in the public interest. Revolving doors obviously plays a role in the …

Alison Tahmizian Meuse (2018-11-15). General in the Room: Trump Names Abizaid Ambassador to Saudi Arabia. globalresearch.ca President Donald Trump has announced his intent to nominate retired general John Abizaid as US ambassador to Saudi Arabia, marking the end of a nearly two-year vacancy, the White House said. | As America's longest-serving Central Command chief, Abizaid oversaw the …

Stephen Lendman (2018-11-15). Theresa May's No-Brexit/Brexit Deal. globalresearch.ca On June 23, 2016, majority UK voters supported leaving the EU — what Western Europe countries never should have agreed to in the first place — subordinating their sovereignty to America. | The European Union was a CIA creation. Harry Truman's …

Richard Galustian (2018-11-15). Libya — A Prime Example of Secularism Versus Extremist Islam. globalresearch.ca For years I and other commentators on MENA developments, have consistently written that Field Marshall Haftar is the only solution for Libya. And yet again the latest ridiculous Italian attempt to broker a solution after dozens of similar conferences took …

wsws (2018-11-14). Chinese regime cracks down on student labour activists. wsws.org The repression is another sign of growing unrest in the working class and fear in the CCP regime that the involvement of students will politicise the strikes and protests.

Democracy Now! (2018-11-14). NY Politician: We Need to Block $3 Billion Handout for Amazon & Use Money to Forgive Student Debt. democracynow.org After a months-long PR campaign, Amazon has officially announced it will split its so-called second headquarters between New York and Arlington, Virginia, outside Washington, D.C., after being offered more than $3 billion in tax breaks and other incentives. The news prompted protests at the site of Amazon's future office complex in Long Island City, New York, to condemn the city and state governments for showering Amazon with massive tax breaks and other giveaways to entice the company to expand into the city. As part of the deal, New York taxpayers will even build a helipad for Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, who is the…

Norwegian Refugee Council (2018-11-14). Gaza Children's Nightmares on the Rise. globalresearch.ca Children living in the Gaza Strip are experiencing unusually high rates of nightmares and are showing increasing signs of psychosocial deterioration as a result of the violent response to the Gaza protests, just over a month since they began. | 56 …

Global Research (2018-11-14). Cutting Through the Lies: Peace Through Awareness and Action. globalresearch.ca While we must always hold on to hope, true peace can only be achieved through awareness and action. According to Professor Peter Dale Scott: "The future of our threatened world urgently requires the strengthening of a global public opinion, to …

Peter Koenig (2018-11-14). Israel to Police European Coastlines: Protecting the Continent from Refugees? globalresearch.ca This sounds like a bad joke. It ain't. Its real. One fascist government helps another fascist government. Yes, I have written about fascism invading the west before – warning that the European Union (non-union) is being gradually, but ever faster …

Andrew Korybko (2018-11-14). What's Mike Pence Talking About? The US and China Are Already in a Cold War! globalresearch.ca Pence's ominous warning about an imminent "all-out cold war" between the US & China is only newsworthy because it bluntly, albeit belatedly, states the obvious. | Pence seemed to shock many observers who were taken aback by his ominous warning about …

Barbara Nimri Aziz (2018-11-14). New Arab Women-centered Films Are Not Just About Women. globalresearch.ca Too often, we are overwhelmed with woeful tales, painful memoirs and worn analyses of Arab/Muslim women. Most depictions, whether we're besieged in a war, or if we're just trying to get by making small advances like women anywhere, we are …

Fight Back (2018-11-14). Interview with former Black Panther Thomas "Blood" McCreary and Frank Chapman. fightbacknews.org Thomas "Blood" McCreary is a veteran of the Black liberation movement of the 1960s and 70s, having been a member of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), then the Black Panther Party (BPP), and then the Black Liberation Army. Today he continues to press for release of the former Panthers who are still in prison, many for 45 years. He also advocates for the dropping of the cases against the Panthers abroad, including Assata Shakur. | Frank Chapman is the Field Organizer of the Chicago Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression. | McCreary was in Chicago for an event celebrating the 50th anniv…

Lucas Smolcic Larson (2018-11-14). How Brown University Students and Dining Workers Got Better Working Conditions—Together. thenation.com How Brown University Students and Dining Workers Got Better Working Conditions—Together…

Dana E. Abizaid (2018-11-14). The Government is Our Teacher. counterpunch.org "Our government is the potent, omnipresent teacher." At his death sentencing in 1997 Timothy McVeigh, the infamous Oklahoma City bomber, spoke words that every American should take to heart when confronted with violence perpetrated by US veterans. Quoting Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis, McVeigh stated, "Our government is the potent, omnipresent teacher. For good or ill it teaches More

Stephen Lendman (2018-11-14). Israel Always Initiates Violence in Occupied Palestine. globalresearch.ca Western governments and supportive media go along with the deception, part of the diabolical plan to let Israel get away with mass murder and much more. | Since creation of the Jewish state, Palestinians have endured virtually every form of indignity, …

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2018-11-14). Destroying a Country's Standard of Living: What Libya Had Achieved, What has been Destroyed. globalresearch.ca A historical reversal in Libya economic and social development has occurred. An entire country has been destroyed, its people driven into abysmal poverty.

Global Research News (2018-11-14). Selected Articles: Israel to Police European Coastlines. globalresearch.ca Dear Readers, | More than ever, Global Research needs your support. Our task as an independent media is to "Battle the Lie". | "Lying" in mainstream journalism has become the "new normal": mainstream journalists are pressured to comply. Some journalists refuse. | Lies, …

South Front (2018-11-14). Video: Turkish-PKK Conflict Escalates Amid Fresh PKK Attacks. globalresearch.ca The People's Defense Forces (HPG), a military wing of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), claimed that it had attacked 6 military bases in the southern Turkish provinces of Hakkari and Sirnak on November 9 and November 10. The HPG stated …

Julia Conley (2018-11-14). Telling NRA #ThisIsOurLane: Doctors' Photos Show Blood-Soaked Reality of America's Gun Madness. globalresearch.ca Note: This article contains graphic images that some readers may find disturbing. | Offering visual proof that emergency room doctors are some of the United States' top experts on the daily impact of insufficient gun regulations in communities across the country, …

kathy_f (2018-11-13). Call to unite against racism. greenleft.org.au About 300 people rallied against racism in Melbourne on November 10. The rally was organised in response to the continued vilification of Melbourne's African community by politicians and the media. | Praise and Shema, two high school students from the Liberian and Sudanese communities, addressed the rally. They called for an end to media attacks on the African community. | The Islamic Council of Victoria's Adel Salman told the rally that the media needs a code of ethics and to stop promoting hate speech. | Taqi Azra, a Hazara refugee and National Union of Workers organiser, said: "They are trying to divide u…

Fight Back (2018-11-13). International speaking tour says reject Trump's attacks on Venezuela. fightbacknews.org Minneapolis, MN – On November 10, more than 40 people gathered to hear Steve Ellner, a professor, writer and longtime Venezuela resident speak against U.S. sanctions and the Trump administration's efforts to destabilize Venezuela. | Ellner, who has taught economic history and political science at the Universidad de Oriente in Puerto La Cruz, Venezuela, since 1977, spoke of the devastating toll U.S. sanctions have taken on ordinary Venezuelan people. "Basically, there's a blockade, a financial blockade, on the entire Venezuelan economy," Ellner said. "That is the net effect of these sanctions, and this narrative t…

Democracy Now! (2018-11-12). After Former Marine Kills 12 in Thousand Oaks, CA, a Discussion on Mental Health for Veterans. democracynow.org On November 7, 2018, a former marine opened fire at a country music bar in Thousand Oaks, California, killing 12 people, mostly college students. Police have identified the gunman as 28-year-old Ian David Long, a Marine veteran who had deployed to Afghanistan and had a history of mental health issues, including possible PTSD. The shooting has reignited a national discussion over mental healthcare for veterans returning from war. Earlier this year, Ian Long was evaluated by mental health professionals after police responded to a disturbance at his home, where he lived with his mother—and was cleared by the s…

Ryan Grim (2018-11-12). Richard Ojeda, West Virginia Lawmaker Who Backed Teachers Strikes, Will Run for President. theintercept.com "I'm not trying to throw stones at people that are rich, but once again, we will have a field that will be full of millionaires," Ojeda said.

Huzaifa Zoomkawala (2018-11-12). Palestine: Fadwa Tuqan's poems and data on women's education. zcomm.org And here is my second attempt at bridging the three areas: poems, justice and data visualization. This time, it's the Palestinian poet, Fadwa Tuqan, whose poems I have highlighted alongside some charts depicting the progress over the years on a number of women's education indicators in the West Bank and Gaza. (Earlier, I had used Read more…

stuart_m (2018-11-09). Trump challenged on trans and gender diverse discrimination. greenleft.org.au Trans and gender diverse people in the US are preparing to fight for their lives — literally — against a push by the Republican religious right to quash life-saving laws protecting them from discrimination. | A leaked memo from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) revealed it is pushing for the federal civil rights law that bans gender discrimination in education programs receiving government assistance to redefine sex as binary. If the push is successful, the law wound dictate that the gender assigned at birth cannot be changed. | If successful, this would effectively exclude about 2 mil…

Vanessa Mbonu@naacpnet (2018-11-09). NAACP Demands for Georgia Election Officials to Promptly Investigate Pattern of Georgia Students Being Denied the Right to Vote. naacp.org BALTIMORE(November 9, 2018)—NAACP, the nation's foremost civil rights organization, sent a letter to Georgia elections officials just two days after the state's too-close-to-call elections, demanding a prompt investigation into reports that Georgia student voters were turned away from polling stations, unable to vote. Others were improperly required to vote provisional ballots. The letter cites two instances where university students […] | The post

Democracy Now! (2018-11-09). After Massacre in California Bar, Will a Democrat-Controlled House Take Action on Gun Control? democracynow.org The city of Thousands Oaks, California, is mourning after a former marine opened fire at a country music bar Wednesday night, killing 12 people, mostly students. It was the deadliest mass shooting in the United States since the Parkland, Florida, school shooting in February. Police have identified the gunman as 28-year-old Ian David Long, a Marine veteran who had deployed to Afghanistan and had a history of mental health issues, including possible PTSD. The dead include 27-year-old Telemachus Orfanos, who survived the deadly Las Vegas massacre at a country music festival last year, only to be gunned down Wednesda…

Max Blumenthal (2018-10-28). Members of Netanyahu's Likud Blame Victims of Pittsburgh Pogrom and Echo the Killer's Rhetoric. grayzoneproject.com As Israeli Minister of Education Naftali Bennett sets out to Pittsburgh, prominent members of the governing Likud Party have blamed…

2018-11-15: Social Media Postees

America Has No Peace Movement – Blame the 'White Supremacists'
Philip Giraldi | globalresearch.ca | 2018-11-15
We bring to the attention of Global Research Readers this incisive article by Philip Giraldi on the absence of an anti-war movement in the US. | The collapse of the anti-war movement occurred in the wake of the invasion of Iraq. … | The post America Has No Peace Movement – Blame the 'White Supremacists' appeared first on Global Research.
globalresearch.ca/america-has-no-peace-m…

Climate of Rage
Karl Grossman | counterpunch.org | 2018-11-15
My former teaching colleague at the State University of New York/College at Old Westbury, Warren Goldstein, who now teaches U.S. history and chairs the History Department at the University of Hartford, hit the nail exactly on the head in regard to the main source of hate in the United States in an article in The…
counterpunch.org/2018/11/15/climate-of-r…

The Government is Our Teacher
Dana E. Abizaid | zcomm.org | 2018-11-15
An uncomfortable reality is that perpetual war and military training are at least partly responsible for some of the highest profile shootings and terrorist acts in US history…
zcomm.org/znetarticle/the-government-is-…

Trump Escalates "New Cold War" with China. President Xi Refuses Washington's Demands
Stephen Lendman | globalresearch.ca | 2018-11-15
Cold war with Russia and China could turning hot. The risk of unthinkable war between nuclear armed states is real. | According to the Washington Post, | "(i)f China wants to avoid an all-out cold war with the United States and its | … | The post Trump Escalates "New Cold War" with China. President Xi Refuses Washington's Demands appeared first on Global Research.
globalresearch.ca/trump-escalates-new-co…

US Has Killed More Than 20 Million People in 37 "Victim Nations" Since World War II
James A. Lucas | globalresearch.ca | 2018-11-15
First published in November 2015 | GR Editor's Note | Let us put this in historical perspective: the commemoration of the War the End All Wars acknowledges that 15 million lives were lost in the course of World War I (1914-18). | The | … | The post US Has Killed More Than 20 Million People in 37 "Victim Nations" Since World War II appeared first on Global Research.
globalresearch.ca/us-has-killed-more-tha…

Washington's Weak Hand in Syria
Tony Cartalucci | globalresearch.ca | 2018-11-15
With Damascus and its allies firmly in control of Syria's largest cities and the vast majority of Syrian territory west of the Euphrates – not only has the US-led proxy war against the nation failed – with Russian and Iranian … | The post Washington's Weak Hand in Syria appeared first on Global Research.
globalresearch.ca/washingtons-weak-hand-…

Midterm Elections Generate Further Polarization in the United States
Abayomi Azikiwe | globalresearch.ca | 2018-11-15
November 6 was a day in which people across the United States and indeed the world were watching for some indications of the future political prospects for the leading capitalist state. | It had been predicted that the House of Representatives … | The post Midterm Elections Generate Further Polarization in the United States appeared first on Global Research.
globalresearch.ca/midterm-elections-gene…

Israel Wins America's 2018 Midterm Election
Philip Giraldi | globalresearch.ca | 2018-11-15
Judging from the mainstream media, Israel was not a major issue in the midterm election but it sure did come up a lot when candidates for office were wooing Jewish or Evangelical voters. To cite only one example, Florida Congressman … | The post Israel Wins America's 2018 Midterm Election appeared first on Global Research.
globalresearch.ca/israel-wins-americas-2…

Congressional proclamation honors slain man at center of historic SPLC lawsuit
splcenter | splcenter.org | 2018-11-15
Thirty years ago this month, a group of racist skinheads savagely beat an Ethiopian college student to death on a street in Portland, Oregon — an attack that sparked an SPLC lawsuit that decimated the neo-Nazi group responsible for the murder.
splcenter.org/news/2018/11/15/congressio…

Why students are striking for climate action on November 30
Fred_F | greenleft.org.au | 2018-11-15
This November 30, I, along with hundreds — possibly thousands — of high school students will be participating in a student strike for climate action. | Initiated by the Australian Youth Climate Coalition (AYCC), the School Strike 4 Climate has gained momentum in recent weeks, with nearly thirty events being organised in capital cities and regional areas around Australia. | We are currently facing an unprecedented climate emergency. With 2018 (once again) being the hottest year on record, we face the prospect of an uncertain and dangerous future. | Climate change is "threatening water security", accord…
greenleft.org.au/content/why-students-are-striking-climate-action-november-30

French teachers mobilize against Macron's attacks on education
wsws | wsws.org | 2018-11-15
Monday's strike was the first day of action called by the education unions since 2011.
www.wsws.org/en/articles/2018/11/15/teac…

The Global Extinction Rebellion Begins
Shared by Anton Woronczuk | truthout.org | 2018-11-15
Dr. Gail Bradbrook, a mother of two boys, has seen enough of her government's complicity in pumping increasing amounts of CO2 and methane into an already overburdened atmosphere. | A professor of molecular biophysics, her deep understanding of science has led her to confront the existential crisis facing humans. Acting on her love for her children and the disrupted world that is being left to them, she has channeled her horror about this crisis into action. | Dr. Bradbrook co-founded the group Rising Up!, which is now helping to organize the Extinction Rebellion, a moveme…
truthout.org/articles/the-global-extinct…

Wildfire Is Called Deadliest in U.S. in a Century
Staff | truthdig.com | 2018-11-15
Wildfire experts say the Northern California wildfire that has killed at least 56 is the deadliest in a century. | California officials say the fire burning in a rural area far north of San Francisco killed more people than any blaze in the state's recorded history. | But the U.S. government doesn't closely track civilian casualties and records from long ago are incomplete. | Stephen Pyne, a regent professor at Arizona State University's School of Life Sciences and author of "Between Two Fires: A Fire History of Contemporary America," and Crystal Kolden, a professor at the University of Idaho and expert in fire s…
truthdig.com/articles/wildfire-is-called…

Theresa May's No-Brexit/Brexit Deal
Stephen Lendman | globalresearch.ca | 2018-11-15
On June 23, 2016, majority UK voters supported leaving the EU — what Western Europe countries never should have agreed to in the first place — subordinating their sovereignty to America. | The European Union was a CIA creation. Harry Truman's … | The post Theresa May's No-Brexit/Brexit Deal appeared first on Global Research.
globalresearch.ca/theresa-mays-no-brexit…

Google Absorbs UK Subsidiary with Access to NHS Patient Data
True Publica | globalresearch.ca | 2018-11-15
American behemoths such as Google, Facebook and other transnational corporations are now so big that ethics plays second fiddle to profit and legislators feel somehow emasculated to act in the public interest. Revolving doors obviously plays a role in the … | The post Google Absorbs UK Subsidiary with Access to NHS Patient Data appeared first on Global Research.
globalresearch.ca/google-absorbs-uk-subs…

US Intel. Will Bring Assange to US in Chains
Ann Garrison | globalresearch.ca | 2018-11-15
It appears increasingly likely Wikileaks founder and publisher Julian Assange will wind up in the clutches of the U.S. government. | It's hardly surprising, given that in ten years' time, Wikileaks published more classified information than all other media combined. It … | The post US Intel. Will Bring Assange to US in Chains appeared first on Global Research.
globalresearch.ca/us-intel-will-bring-as…

Libya — A Prime Example of Secularism Versus Extremist Islam
Richard Galustian | globalresearch.ca | 2018-11-15
For years I and other commentators on MENA developments, have consistently written that Field Marshall Haftar is the only solution for Libya. And yet again the latest ridiculous Italian attempt to broker a solution after dozens of similar conferences took … | The post Libya — A Prime Example of Secularism Versus Extremist Islam appeared first on Global Research.
globalresearch.ca/libya-a-prime-example-…

Medicare for All: An Idea Whose Time Has Come
Stephen Lendman | globalresearch.ca | 2018-11-15
Marketplace medicine prioritizes profits over human health. In America, it leaves growing millions uninsured. | Most others are way underinsured because exponentially rising costs of coverage are unaffordable for most US households, double the cost in other developed nations, things worsening, … | The post Medicare for All: An Idea Whose Time Has Come appeared first on Global Research.
globalresearch.ca/medicare-for-all-an-id…

The CIA's Intervention in Afghanistan. U.S. Recruitment of "Islamic Terrorists" Started in 1979. Zbigniew Brzezinski
Dr. Zbigniew Brzezinski | globalresearch.ca | 2018-11-15
This text was among the first articles published by Global Research in October 15, 2001, in the week following the US-NATO led invasion of Afghanistan on October 7, 2001. | According to this 1998 interview with Zbigniew Brzezinski, the CIA's … | The post The CIA's Intervention in Afghanistan. U.S. Recruitment of "Islamic Terrorists" Started in 1979. Zbigniew Brzezinski appeared first on Global Research.
globalresearch.ca/the-cias-intervention-…

The Moral Fiber of Justin Trudeau. Palestine and the BDS Movement
Kim Petersen | globalresearch.ca | 2018-11-15
For any appeal to ethics and morality to have any legitimacy, the principles so enounced must be applied rigorously, without favor or prejudice, to all human beings whatever grouping they may be slotted into. In other words, favoritism and morality … | The post The Moral Fiber of Justin Trudeau. Palestine and the BDS Movement appeared first on Global Research.
globalresearch.ca/moral-fiber-justin-tru…

Unwrapping Armageddon: The Erosion of Nuclear Arms Control
Conn Hallinan | globalresearch.ca | 2018-11-15
The decision by the Trump administration to withdraw from the Intermediate Nuclear Force Agreement (INF) appears to be part of a broader strategy aimed at unwinding over 50 years of agreements to control and limit nuclear weapons, returning to an … | The post Unwrapping Armageddon: The Erosion of Nuclear Arms Control appeared first on Global Research…
globalresearch.ca/unwrapping-armageddon-…

General in the Room: Trump Names Abizaid Ambassador to Saudi Arabia
Alison Tahmizian Meuse | globalresearch.ca | 2018-11-15
President Donald Trump has announced his intent to nominate retired general John Abizaid as US ambassador to Saudi Arabia, marking the end of a nearly two-year vacancy, the White House said. | As America's longest-serving Central Command chief, Abizaid oversaw the … | The post General in the Room: Trump Names Abizaid Ambassador to Saudi Arabia appeared first on Global Research.
globalresearch.ca/general-in-the-room-tr…

NY Politician: We Need to Block $3 Billion Handout for Amazon & Use Money to Forgive Student Debt
Democracy Now! | democracynow.org | 2018-11-14
After a months-long PR campaign, Amazon has officially announced it will split its so-called second headquarters between New York and Arlington, Virginia, outside Washington, D.C., after being offered more than $3 billion in tax breaks and other incentives. The news prompted protests at the site of Amazon's future office complex in Long Island City, New York, to condemn the city and state governments for showering Amazon with massive tax breaks and other giveaways to entice the company to expand into the city. As part of the deal, New York taxpayers will even build a helipad for Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, who is the…
www.democracynow.org/2018/11/14/ny_polit…

Chinese regime cracks down on student labour activists
wsws | wsws.org | 2018-11-14
The repression is another sign of growing unrest in the working class and fear in the CCP regime that the involvement of students will politicise the strikes and protests.
www.wsws.org/en/articles/2018/11/14/chin…

Gaza Children's Nightmares on the Rise
Norwegian Refugee Council | globalresearch.ca | 2018-11-14
Children living in the Gaza Strip are experiencing unusually high rates of nightmares and are showing increasing signs of psychosocial deterioration as a result of the violent response to the Gaza protests, just over a month since they began. | 56 … | The post Gaza Children's Nightmares on the Rise appeared first on Global Research.
globalresearch.ca/gaza-childrens-nightma…

Cutting Through the Lies: Peace Through Awareness and Action
Global Research | globalresearch.ca | 2018-11-14
While we must always hold on to hope, true peace can only be achieved through awareness and action. According to Professor Peter Dale Scott: "The future of our threatened world urgently requires the strengthening of a global public opinion, to … | The post Cutting Through the Lies: Peace Through Awareness and Action appeared first on Global Research.
globalresearch.ca/cutting-through-the-li…

New Arab Women-centered Films Are Not Just About Women
Barbara Nimri Aziz | globalresearch.ca | 2018-11-14
Too often, we are overwhelmed with woeful tales, painful memoirs and worn analyses of Arab/Muslim women. Most depictions, whether we're besieged in a war, or if we're just trying to get by making small advances like women anywhere, we are … | The post New Arab Women-centered Films Are Not Just About Women appeared first on Global Research.
globalresearch.ca/new-arab-women-centere…

Israel to Police European Coastlines: Protecting the Continent from Refugees?
Peter Koenig | globalresearch.ca | 2018-11-14
This sounds like a bad joke. It ain't. Its real. One fascist government helps another fascist government. Yes, I have written about fascism invading the west before – warning that the European Union (non-union) is being gradually, but ever faster … | The post Israel to Police European Coastlines: Protecting the Continent from Refugees? appeared first on Global Research.
globalresearch.ca/israel-police-european…

How Brown University Students and Dining Workers Got Better Working Conditions–Together
Lucas Smolcic Larson | thenation.com | 2018-11-14
How Brown University Students and Dining Workers Got Better Working Conditions–Together…
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Interview with former Black Panther Thomas "Blood" McCreary and Frank Chapman
Fight Back | fightbacknews.org | 2018-11-14
Thomas "Blood" McCreary is a veteran of the Black liberation movement of the 1960s and 70s, having been a member of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), then the Black Panther Party (BPP), and then the Black Liberation Army. Today he continues to press for release of the former Panthers who are still in prison, many for 45 years. He also advocates for the dropping of the cases against the Panthers abroad, including Assata Shakur. | Frank Chapman is the Field Organizer of the Chicago Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression. | McCreary was in Chicago for an event celebrating the 50th anniv…
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The Government is Our Teacher
Dana E. Abizaid | counterpunch.org | 2018-11-14
"Our government is the potent, omnipresent teacher." At his death sentencing in 1997 Timothy McVeigh, the infamous Oklahoma City bomber, spoke words that every American should take to heart when confronted with violence perpetrated by US veterans. Quoting Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis, McVeigh stated,…
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Israel Always Initiates Violence in Occupied Palestine
Stephen Lendman | globalresearch.ca | 2018-11-14
Western governments and supportive media go along with the deception, part of the diabolical plan to let Israel get away with mass murder and much more. | Since creation of the Jewish state, Palestinians have endured virtually every form of indignity, … | The post Israel Always Initiates Violence in Occupied Palestine appeared first on Global Research.
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Selected Articles: Israel to Police European Coastlines
Global Research News | globalresearch.ca | 2018-11-14
Dear Readers, | More than ever, Global Research needs your support. Our task as an independent media is to "Battle the Lie". | "Lying" in mainstream journalism has become the "new normal": mainstream journalists are pressured to comply. Some journalists refuse. | Lies, … | The post Selected Articles: Israel to Police European Coastlines appeared first on Global Research.
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Telling NRA #ThisIsOurLane: Doctors' Photos Show Blood-Soaked Reality of America's Gun Madness
Julia Conley | globalresearch.ca | 2018-11-14
Note: This article contains graphic images that some readers may find disturbing. | Offering visual proof that emergency room doctors are some of the United States' top experts on the daily impact of insufficient gun regulations in communities across the country, … | The post Telling NRA #ThisIsOurLane: Doctors' Photos Show Blood-Soaked Reality of America's Gun Madness appeared first on Global Research.
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Destroying a Country's Standard of Living: What Libya Had Achieved, What has been Destroyed
Prof Michel Chossudovsky | globalresearch.ca | 2018-11-14
A historical reversal in Libya economic and social development has occurred. An entire country has been destroyed, its people driven into abysmal poverty. | The post Destroying a Country's Standard of Living: What Libya Had Achieved, What has been Destroyed appeared first on Global Research.
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Video: Turkish-PKK Conflict Escalates Amid Fresh PKK Attacks
South Front | globalresearch.ca | 2018-11-14
The People's Defense Forces (HPG), a military wing of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), claimed that it had attacked 6 military bases in the southern Turkish provinces of Hakkari and Sirnak on November 9 and November 10. The HPG stated … | The post Video: Turkish-PKK Conflict Escalates Amid Fresh PKK Attacks appeared first on Global Research.
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Call to unite against racism
kathy_f | greenleft.org.au | 2018-11-13
About 300 people rallied against racism in Melbourne on November 10. The rally was organised in response to the continued vilification of Melbourne's African community by politicians and the media. | Praise and Shema, two high school students from the Liberian and Sudanese communities, addressed the rally. They called for an end to media attacks on the African community. | The Islamic Council of Victoria's Adel Salman told the rally that the media needs a code of ethics and to stop promoting hate speech. | Taqi Azra, a Hazara refugee and National Union of Workers organiser, said: "They are trying to divide u…
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International speaking tour says reject Trump's attacks on Venezuela
Fight Back | fightbacknews.org | 2018-11-13
Minneapolis, MN – On November 10, more than 40 people gathered to hear Steve Ellner, a professor, writer and longtime Venezuela resident speak against U.S. sanctions and the Trump administration's efforts to destabilize Venezuela. | Ellner, who has taught economic history and political science at the Universidad de Oriente in Puerto La Cruz, Venezuela, since 1977, spoke of the devastating toll U.S. sanctions have taken on ordinary Venezuelan people. "Basically, there's a blockade, a financial blockade, on the entire Venezuelan economy," Ellner said. "That is the net effect of these sanctions, and this narrative t…
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After Former Marine Kills 12 in Thousand Oaks, CA, a Discussion on Mental Health for Veterans
Democracy Now! | democracynow.org | 2018-11-12
On November 7, 2018, a former marine opened fire at a country music bar in Thousand Oaks, California, killing 12 people, mostly college students. Police have identified the gunman as 28-year-old Ian David Long, a Marine veteran who had deployed to Afghanistan and had a history of mental health issues, including possible PTSD. The shooting has reignited a national discussion over mental healthcare for veterans returning from war. Earlier this year, Ian Long was evaluated by mental health professionals after police responded to a disturbance at his home, where he lived with his mother–and was cleared by the s…
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Richard Ojeda, West Virginia Lawmaker Who Backed Teachers Strikes, Will Run for President
Ryan Grim | theintercept.com | 2018-11-12
"I'm not trying to throw stones at people that are rich, but once again, we will have a field that will be full of millionaires," Ojeda said. | The post Richard Ojeda, West Virginia Lawmaker Who Backed Teachers Strikes, Will Run for President appeared first on The Intercept.
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Palestine: Fadwa Tuqan's poems and data on women's education
Huzaifa Zoomkawala | zcomm.org | 2018-11-12
And here is my second attempt at bridging the three areas: poems, justice and data visualization. This time, it's the Palestinian poet, Fadwa Tuqan, whose poems I have highlighted alongside some charts depicting the progress over the years on a number of women's education indicators in the West Bank and Gaza. (Earlier, I had used Read…
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NAACP Demands for Georgia Election Officials to Promptly Investigate Pattern of Georgia Students Being Denied the Right to Vote
Vanessa Mbonu@naacpnet | naacp.org | 2018-11-09
BALTIMORE(November 9, 2018)–NAACP, the nation's foremost civil rights organization, sent a letter to Georgia elections officials just two days after the state's too-close-to-call elections, demanding a prompt investigation into reports that Georgia student voters were turned away from polling stations, unable to vote. Others were improperly required to vote provisional ballots. The letter cites two instances where university students […] | The post NAACP Demands…
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After Massacre in California Bar, Will a Democrat-Controlled House Take Action on Gun Control?
Democracy Now! | democracynow.org | 2018-11-09
The city of Thousands Oaks, California, is mourning after a former marine opened fire at a country music bar Wednesday night, killing 12 people, mostly students. It was the deadliest mass shooting in the United States since the Parkland, Florida, school shooting in February. Police have identified the gunman as 28-year-old Ian David Long, a Marine veteran who had deployed to Afghanistan and had a history of mental health issues, including possible PTSD. The dead include 27-year-old Telemachus Orfanos, who survived the deadly Las Vegas massacre at a country music festival last year, only to be gunned down Wednesda…
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Trump challenged on trans and gender diverse discrimination
stuart_m | greenleft.org.au | 2018-11-09
Trans and gender diverse people in the US are preparing to fight for their lives — literally — against a push by the Republican religious right to quash life-saving laws protecting them from discrimination. | A leaked memo from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) revealed it is pushing for the federal civil rights law that bans gender discrimination in education programs receiving government assistance to redefine sex as binary. If the push is successful, the law wound dictate that the gender assigned at birth cannot be changed. | If successful, this would effectively exclude about 2 mil…
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Members of Netanyahu's Likud Blame Victims of Pittsburgh Pogrom and Echo the Killer's Rhetoric
Max Blumenthal | grayzoneproject.com | 2018-10-28
As Israeli Minister of Education Naftali Bennett sets out to Pittsburgh, prominent members of the governing Likud Party have blamed… | The post Members of Netanyahu's Likud Blame Victims of Pittsburgh Pogrom and Echo the Killer's Rhetoric appeared first on Grayzone Project.
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