2018-10-21: News Headlines

RT News (2018-10-21). Video: War Criminal Henry Kissinger Heckled at New York University Speech. globalresearch.ca New York University students heckled and disrupted an appearance by Henry Kissinger on Tuesday, accusing the former US Secretary of State of complicity in war crimes and crimes against humanity. | Kissinger, now 95, was wheeled into NYU's Stern School of | …

Mikael Kallavuo (2018-10-21). NATO's Largest Exercise Since the Cold War. globalresearch.ca Trident Juncture 2018 is NATO's largest exercise since the Cold War. | Around 50.000 troops, 250 aircrafts, aircraft carrier Harry S. Truman, 64 vessels and 10,000 vehicles will participate to Nato's collective defence scenario (Article 5) from 25 October to …

Mark Taliano (2018-10-21). Canada Provides Safe Haven to White Helmet Terrorist Factions. globalresearch.ca Whereas there are untold numbers of Western-created refugees throughout the world, what author Franz Fanon appropriately named "The Wretched of the Earth", Canada has chosen to prioritize the "White Helmets" evacuated from Syria. | As with similar colonial narratives, the lies …

Ali Salam (2018-10-21). ICC Prosecutor: The Demolition of Khan al-Ahmar Bedouin Community Is a War Crime Committed by Israel. globalresearch.ca The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, Fatou Bensouda, released a statement on Wednesday, with regard to Palestine. She refers to the Bedouin community of Khan al-Ahmar, stating that "extensive destruction of property without military necessity, as well …

Scott Ritter (2018-10-21). Iran Deserves Credit for the Ruin of ISIS. globalresearch.ca Until recently the United States viewed the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, or ISIS, as a major threat to regional stability in the Middle East. Barack Obama made it a mission to roll back ISIS's territorial and propagandistic gain

Abdus Sattar Ghazali (2018-10-21). Kuwait-Turkey Military Cooperation Alarms Saudi Arabia. globalresearch.ca Turkey has recently signed a military cooperation agreement with Kuwait, member of the six-state Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). According to the agreement, signed during the Turkey-Kuwait Military Cooperation Committee meeting, the two countries are planning to share their military experiences …

Chris Hedges (2018-10-21). The Rats Revolt. Ralph Nader. globalresearch.ca There is no American who has fought with more tenacity, courage and integrity to expose the crimes of corporate power and to thwart the corporate coup d'état that has destroyed our democracy than Ralph Nader. Not one. There is …

Andrew Smith (2018-10-21). UK Arms to Saudi Arabia: "It Shouldn't Take the Disappearance of a Journalist for the UK to Reconsider Its Relationship with the Saudi Regime" globalresearch.ca This morning the Foreign Secretary, Jeremy Hunt, promised that the UK's "response will be considered" if the Saudi authorities are linked to the disappearance of journalist, Jamal Khashoggi. He refused to end arms sales to the regime, …

Omid Shams (2018-10-21). Iran: National Teachers' Strike Could Herald New Era Of Dissent. iranian.com Iran witnessed a nationwide strike by teachers on October 14-15. Iranian social media exploded with photos and videos of the teachers' sit-ins at elementary and high schools across more than a dozen cities. Official Iranian media completely ignored the strike, however, while mainstream media abroad largely either downplayed the story or covered it as if the protests were only about better […]

Dr. Vandana Shiva (2018-10-21). The Seeds Of Suicide: How Monsanto Destroys Farming. globalresearch.ca Control over seed is the first link in the food chain because seed is the source of life. When a corporation controls seed, it controls life, especially the life of farmers.

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2018-10-21). Fukushima: A Nuclear War without a War: The Unspoken Crisis of Worldwide Nuclear Radiation. globalresearch.ca The dumping of highly radioactive water into the Pacific Ocean constitutes a potential trigger to a process of global radioactive contamination… Eventually all major regions of the World will be affected.

Global Research News (2018-10-21). Selected Articles: US-NATO War Crimes. globalresearch.ca For seventeen years, Global Research, together with partner independent media organizations, has sought Truth in Media with a view to eventually "disarming" the corporate media's disinformation crusade. | To reverse the tide, we call upon our readers to participate in an …

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2018-10-21). 9/11 ANALYSIS: Where was Osama bin Laden on September 11, 2001. globalresearch.ca Osama bin Laden's whereabouts on September 10, 2001 were confirmed by a CBS News Report. Osama had been hospitalized on September 10th, 2001, one day before the 9/11 attacks. | How on earth could he have coordinated the attacks from his …

RT News (2018-10-21). Suspected Member of Khashoggi 'Hit-team' Dies in Mysterious 'Traffic Accident' in Saudi Arabia. globalresearch.ca A member of the 15-man team suspected in the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi has died in an accident back in Saudi Arabia, according to Turkish media, prompting suspicion of a cover up. | Meshal Saad al-Bostani, a 31-year-old …

Washington's Blog (2018-10-21). America Has Been at War 93% of the Time – 222 out of 239 Years – Since 1776. globalresearch.ca First published by Washington's Blog and Global Research in January 2017 | The U.S. Has Only Been At Peace For 21 Years Total Since Its Birth | In 2011, Danios wrote: | Below, I have reproduced a year-by-year timeline of America's wars, | …

Sustainable Pulse (2018-10-21). German Beer Industry in Shock Over Monsanto Glyphosate Contamination. globalresearch.ca The Munich Environmental Institute has released shocking results of laboratory testing: The probable carcinogen and World's most used herbicide – glyphosate – was found in all of the 14 beers tested.

All Day, All Night (2018-10-21). Stop Scabs, Supplies & Services Deliveries to Struck Hotels. indybay.org At 7: 45 a.m. this Sunday morning, 10/21/18, a long distance charter bus delivered scabs to the Marriott at Sutter & Powell, SF, by dropping them off on Bush Street at Powell, so they could easily walk into the side entrance on Powell, with no pickets to face. That must change now. We need mass picket lines, increased by all friends of labor, at all entrances to stop scabs, supplies and services deliveries to struck hotels.

RT (2018-10-21). 30 injured as dancefloor falls through during South Carolina party (VIDEOS). rt.com At least 30 people, including many Clemson University students, were injured at a crowded party in South Carolina when the floor at an apartment complex suddenly collapsed underfoot.

Shared by Anton Woronczuk (2018-10-21). Dow Wants to Bolster Use of a Pesticide Shown to Hurt Bees' Reproduction. truthout.org Dow AgroSciences has applied for a large expansion of sulfoxaflor, a pesticide shown to harm bees, according to a federal notice last week. | The agricultural chemical company submitted an application to the US Environmental Protection Agency to allow for use of the pesticide on rice, avocados, residential ornamentals and at tree farms and greenhouses. Sulfoxaflor, which attacks the central nervous system of insects, is designed in part to replace "neonicotinoid" pesticides, which multiple studies have linked to bee colony co…

Stephen Lendman (2018-10-20). For the U.S. Palestine No Longer Exists: Trump Regime Closes Jerusalem Consulate Serving Palestinians. globalresearch.ca The Trump regime's one-sided support for Israel is deplorably hard-edged. | Earlier this year, it cut off most US funding for Palestinians. All funding through UNRWA for its refugee population ended, a flagrant assault on their rights and welfare. | In September, …

Felicity Arbuthnot (2018-10-20). 14 Years Ago, Thinking the Unthinkable: "Was Margaret Hassan Sacrificed" by the British Government? globalresearch.ca This article was first published by Global Research on June 10, 2006. | Fourteen years ago today, Margaret Hassan, Head of Care International in Iraq was kidnapped. A month later she was murdered, her body has never been found. Her …

Dr. Binoy Kampmark (2018-10-20). The Morrison Government, Another March of Folly? Australia's Jerusalem Problem. globalresearch.ca Politics can, after a time, becomes a myopic exercise of expedient measures and desperate hope. Politics, raw and crude, is at its best at points where survival matters. Conversely, it can illustrate human vices in raw fashion, low points of …

Jason Ditz (2018-10-20). US, Israel Send Secret Delegation to Ukraine to Train Against S-300. globalresearch.ca The US and Israeli militaries recently sent a secret delegation to Ukraine to test the capabilities of the Russian-made S-300 air defense systems. Ukrainian military officials explained the limitations of the systems. | The sudden interest in the S-300 is …

TPIC (2018-10-20). Ex-Israel PM: We Killed 300 Palestinians in 3 Minutes. globalresearch.ca Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak on Friday said that he had killed 300 Palestinians "in only three and a half minutes". | "When I was defense minister, more than 300 Hamas members were killed in only three and a half …

Ulson Gunnar (2018-10-20). The Geopolitics of Human Gene Editing. globalresearch.ca A cursory warning was left by renowned physics professor Stephen Hawking regarding a future where a race of superhumans, manipulating their DNA, would taking control of their own evolution. The warning came just before his death in March of this …

Andrew Korybko (2018-10-20). Strategic Assessment of the War on Syria in Fall 2018: Idlib & the Northeast. globalresearch.ca The onset of three major developments next month will change the entire dynamic of the War on Syria, meaning that the country's decision makers must urgently assess the true state of strategic affairs as they presently stand, forecast the most …

Pepe Escobar (2018-10-20). What Sanctions on Russia and China Really Mean. globalresearch.ca A crucial Pentagon report on the US defense industrial base and "supply chain resiliency" bluntly accuses China of "military expansion" and "a strategy of economic aggression," mostly because Beijing is the only source for "a number of chemical products used …

Kurt Nimmo (2018-10-20). How the Corporate State Murders Free Speech. globalresearch.ca If you read anything today, read Andre Damon's analysis of the concerted effort by the state and its corporate partners—the very essence corporatism, fascism as Mussolini described it—to once again dominate the narrative as it did before the internet and …

Andrew Korybko (2018-10-20). NATO's Upcoming 40,000-soldier Arctic Drill Is a Message to Russia and China. globalresearch.ca NATO's upcoming Trident Junction 18 drill in Norway will be held at the end of the month and is expected to see the participation of 40,000 troops. | The US and its allies have been making a big deal about Russia's …

Gary Rivlin (2018-10-20). How Wall Street Drove Public Pensions Into Crisis and Pocketed Billions in Fees. theintercept.com A Wall Street Coup: | Thousands of Kentucky public school teachers swarmed the state Capitol earlier this year, angry not about low salaries, but about their shrinking pensions. Among their concerns: the high portion of their money that has ended up in the hands of Wall Street in opaque, high-cost products that seem to benefit no one aside from the people who sold them. Rising pension costs helped to send teachers in Colorado Louis Proyect (2018-10-19). The Education Business. counterpunch.org Just by coincidence, two new documentaries drive a stake into the heart of very different forms of higher-educational chicanery. Opening today at the Cinema Village in New York, Roger Paradiso's "Lost Village" is a no-holds-barred assault on NYU for its role in turning Greenwich Village into a wasteland of empty stores, CVS's, banks, and fast More

Democracy Now! (2018-10-19). Headlines for October 19, 2018. democracynow.org NYT: Saudis May Blame Adviser to Crown Prince for Khashoggi Murder, Trump Says He Believes Khashoggi Is Dead, Trump Praises Body-Slamming Rep. Gianforte, Attacks Sen. Warren at Montana Rally, Report: Trump Family Lied About Real Estate Deals Around the World, Emails Show Trump Pushed for Keeping FBI HQ in Washington, D.C., Honduran Caravan Continues to U.S. as Trump Threatens Central American Leaders, Brazil: Haddad Accuses Far-Right Bolsonaro of Paid Online Smear Campaign, Taliban Claims Killing of Top Afghan General and U.S. Ally Gen. Raziq, Israeli Court Overturns U.S. Student's Deportation, DOJ Opens Investig…

Dr. Hakim Young (2018-10-19). Nonviolent Afghans Bring a Breath of Fresh Air. counterpunch.org Grade 12thAfghan student Jamila Omary asked, "Do you have any plans to arm yourselves, because of the threats and dangers you have faced?" Iqbal Khyber answered, "No. Though it is easy to buy weapons today, arming ourselves will worsen the war. Weapons will make us less secure." What a breath of fresh air in the More

John Laforge (2018-10-19). White House Radiation: Weakened Regulations Would Save Industry Billions. counterpunch.org Experts at the National Academies of Science settled a big question in 2005, and the president's business friends don't like the answer. Is there a dose of radiation so low that it is harmless? (Ionizing radiation is the alpha and beta particles, and the neutron, gamma and X-rays given off by radioactive materials in medicine, More

Jason Hirthler (2018-10-19). The Pieties of the Liberal Class. counterpunch.org From the west side of the island, a pedestrian can see, high in the misty gray sky of Manhattan, the carmine lettering of The New Yorker hotel. The art-deco staple of the Jazz Age has graced the skyline of the city since 1930. It has hosted movie stars and starlets, ballplayers and boxers, heroic firefighters and geniuses of science. Barack Obama's parents were married there. It is a beacon of bourgeois New York life. City dwellers and tourists see it as a kind of marker of pedigree, its neon serifs floating like a semaphore of sophistication above the bustling metropolis below. Fittingly, it is where elitist ins…

wsws (2018-10-19). New York City teachers union attempts to rush through sellout contract. wsws.org The United Federation of Teachers is trying to sell its membership a contract that cuts health care, reduces real wages and maintains poor conditions for students.

RT (2018-10-19). Marijuana legalization linked to spike in car crashes, studies reveal. rt.com Marijuana legalization hit another milestone this week as Canada lifted its ban on the drug. But new research may undermine pot's march towards the mainstream, as two studies have linked legalization with a rise in car crashes.

Democracy Now! (2018-10-18). Headlines for October 18, 2018. democracynow.org Saudis Transfer $100 Million to U.S. as Khashoggi Killing Crisis Deepens, Hurricane Michael Death Toll Tops 30 as Rescue Efforts Continue, Trump Asks Federal Agencies to Slash 5 Percent from Budgets as Deficit Swells, Canada Becomes 2nd Country to Legalize Recreational Marijuana, Crimea: Student Gunman Kills 19, Injures Dozens at School Shooting, CNN: Russia Building Up Military Installations in Baltic Sea, Israeli Forces Bomb Gaza, Killing One and Injuring a Dozen Palestinians, Ethiopia: Women Make Up 50 Percent of New Cabinet, DRC: Dozens Killed as 200,000 People Expelled from Neighboring Angola, Chicago Releas…

Press Room (2018-10-18). 'The Nation' Appoints Anti-Corruption Powerhouse Zephyr Teachout to Its Editorial Board. thenation.com 'The Nation' Appoints Anti-Corruption Powerhouse Zephyr Teachout to Its Editorial Board…

Hatewatch Staff (2018-10-18). Hatewatch Headlines 10/18/2018. splcenter.org Are Proud Boys new face of the GOP? Fake news makes students doubt all news; 'Today' gives white supremacists a shiny platform; and more.

aclu (2018-10-18). Meet Edward Blum, the Man Who Wants to Kill Affirmative Action in Higher Education. aclu.org Activist Edward Blum has been trying to destroy race-conscious college admissions for a long time. | In a federal lawsuit that went to trial this week, the organization Students for Fair Admissions is challenging Harvard University's admissions practices, arguing that the consideration of race in the process violates the Equal Protection Clause. | So what's at stake in this case? A lot. | Just two years ago, in Fisher v. the University of Texas, the Supreme Court reaffirmed that the consideration of race as part of a holistic admissions pr…

RT (2018-10-18). Guilty until proven innocent: Teen girls made boy's life 'unbearable' with false assault allegations. rt.com A Pennsylvania school district is facing a lawsuit taken by the family of a former student after he was charged with sexual assault and forced out of the school when a group of girls made false allegations against him.

RT (2018-10-18). 'It'll change back?' Trump mocked for his 'natural instinct for science' on climate change. rt.com While a sobering new UN report on climate change indicates humans might have little time to change our ways to avoid environmental catastrophe, President Trump isn't worried, pointing to scientists "on both sides of the picture."

wsws (2018-10-18). DSA covers for unions and Democrats in new book on walkout by West Virginia teachers. wsws.org A new book promoted by the Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) is centered on the lie that the West Virginia teachers' strike, which set off the series of strikes nationally last spring, was a "victory" in which the unions played a heroic role.

RT (2018-10-18). 'Rot in hell!': Henry Kissinger heckled at New York University speech (VIDEO). rt.com New York University students heckled and disrupted an appearance by Henry Kissinger on Tuesday, accusing the former US Secretary of State of complicity in war crimes and crimes against humanity. |

RT (2018-10-18). Israel overturns deportation order, will allow detained US student Alqasem to enter. rt.com Lawyers for a US student refused entry to Israel for allegedly supporting a boycott movement against the Jewish state have declared victory, after she had her deportation order overturned by Israel's Supreme Court. |

Vanessa Mbonu@naacpnet (2018-10-17). NAACP to Host National Town Hall on Thursday, October 18. naacp.org Tele Townhall to Discuss Education and Economy Concerns Going into Elections FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACT: Vanessa Mbonu/ vmbonu@naacpnet.org BALTIMORE (October 17, 2018) — NAACP will host a national tele townhall on Thursday, October 18th at 9 pm as it rallies to turnout Black voters for the midterm elections. With less than three weeks until election day, this townhall — the […]

Molly Minta (2018-10-17). Israel Detained This Palestinian-American Student—Now She's Challenging the State in Court. thenation.com This isn't the first time Israel has denied entry to a prospective student, but Lara Alqasem is the first to challenge it. | The post Israel Detained This Palestinian-American Student—Now She's Challenging the State in Court…

Vanessa Mbonu@naacpnet (2018-10-17). In Pennsylvania, We'll Turn Our Anger into Votes. naacp.org In Pennsylvania, a state which shocked the nation in the 2016 Presidential elections, all roads lead to the ballot box on November 6. For Pennsylvanians across the state, this will be an election of the conscience. Many will reckon with the ballots they cast two years ago, while others, spurred by the current state of […]

splcenter (2018-10-17). SPLC sues for records detailing Trump administration plan to arm teachers with guns using federal funds. splcenter.org The Trump administration is withholding records detailing how it has unlawfully permitted the use of federal funds to arm teachers with guns in classrooms across America, according to a lawsuit the SPLC filed today.

2018-10-21: Social Media Postees

Iran: National Teachers' Strike Could Herald New Era Of Dissent
Omid Shams | iranian.com | 2018-10-21
Iran witnessed a nationwide strike by teachers on October 14-15. Iranian social media exploded with photos and videos of the teachers' sit-ins at elementary and high schools across more than a dozen cities. Official Iranian media completely ignored the strike, however, while mainstream media abroad largely either downplayed the story or covered it as if the protests were only about better […] | The post Iran: National Teachers' Strike Could Herald New Era Of Dissent appeared first on
iranian.com/2018/10/20/iran-national-tea…

The Rats Revolt. Ralph Nader
Chris Hedges | globalresearch.ca | 2018-10-21
There is no American who has fought with more tenacity, courage and integrity to expose the crimes of corporate power and to thwart the corporate coup d'état that has destroyed our democracy than Ralph Nader. Not one. There is … | The post The Rats Revolt. Ralph Nader appeared first on Global Research.
globalresearch.ca/the-rats-revolt-ralph-…

9/11 ANALYSIS: Where was Osama bin Laden on September 11, 2001
Prof Michel Chossudovsky | globalresearch.ca | 2018-10-21
Osama bin Laden's whereabouts on September 10, 2001 were confirmed by a CBS News Report. Osama had been hospitalized on September 10th, 2001, one day before the 9/11 attacks. | How on earth could he have coordinated the attacks from his … | The post 9/11 ANALYSIS: Where was Osama bin Laden on September 11, 2001. appeared first on Global Research.
globalresearch.ca/9-11-analysis-where-wa…

Video: War Criminal Henry Kissinger Heckled at New York University Speech
RT News | globalresearch.ca | 2018-10-21
New York University students heckled and disrupted an appearance by Henry Kissinger on Tuesday, accusing the former US Secretary of State of complicity in war crimes and crimes against humanity. | Kissinger, now 95, was wheeled into NYU's Stern School of | … | The post Video: War Criminal Henry Kissinger Heckled at New York University Speech appeared first on Global Research.
globalresearch.ca/video-war-criminal-hen…

German Beer Industry in Shock Over Monsanto Glyphosate Contamination
Sustainable Pulse | globalresearch.ca | 2018-10-21
The Munich Environmental Institute has released shocking results of laboratory testing: The probable carcinogen and World's most used herbicide – glyphosate – was found in all of the 14 beers tested. | The post German Beer Industry in Shock Over Monsanto Glyphosate Contamination appeared first on Global Research.
globalresearch.ca/german-beer-industry-i…

America Has Been at War 93% of the Time – 222 out of 239 Years – Since 1776
Washington's Blog | globalresearch.ca | 2018-10-21
First published by Washington's Blog and Global Research in January 2017 | The U.S. Has Only Been At Peace For 21 Years Total Since Its Birth | In 2011, Danios wrote: | Below, I have reproduced a year-by-year timeline of America's wars, | … | The post America Has Been at War 93% of the Time – 222 out of 239 Years – Since 1776 appeared first on
globalresearch.ca/america-has-been-at-wa…

Canada Provides Safe Haven to White Helmet Terrorist Factions
Mark Taliano | globalresearch.ca | 2018-10-21
Whereas there are untold numbers of Western-created refugees throughout the world, what author Franz Fanon appropriately named "The Wretched of the Earth", Canada has chosen to prioritize the "White Helmets" evacuated from Syria. | As with similar colonial narratives, the lies … | The post Canada Provides Safe Haven to White Helmet Terrorist Factions appeared first on Global Research.
globalresearch.ca/canada-provides-safe-h…

Selected Articles: US-NATO War Crimes
Global Research News | globalresearch.ca | 2018-10-21
For seventeen years, Global Research, together with partner independent media organizations, has sought Truth in Media with a view to eventually "disarming" the corporate media's disinformation crusade. | To reverse the tide, we call upon our readers to participate in an … | The post Selected Articles: US-NATO War Crimes appeared first on Global Research.
globalresearch.ca/selected-articles-us-n…

Kuwait-Turkey Military Cooperation Alarms Saudi Arabia
Abdus Sattar Ghazali | globalresearch.ca | 2018-10-21
Turkey has recently signed a military cooperation agreement with Kuwait, member of the six-state Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). According to the agreement, signed during the Turkey-Kuwait Military Cooperation Committee meeting, the two countries are planning to share their military experiences … | The post Kuwait-Turkey Military Cooperation Alarms Saudi Arabia appeared first on Global Research.
globalresearch.ca/kuwait-turkey-military…

The Seeds Of Suicide: How Monsanto Destroys Farming
Dr. Vandana Shiva | globalresearch.ca | 2018-10-21
Control over seed is the first link in the food chain because seed is the source of life. When a corporation controls seed, it controls life, especially the life of farmers. | The post The Seeds Of Suicide: How Monsanto Destroys Farming appeared first on Global Research.
globalresearch.ca/the-seeds-of-suicide-h…

Fukushima: A Nuclear War without a War: The Unspoken Crisis of Worldwide Nuclear Radiation
Prof Michel Chossudovsky | globalresearch.ca | 2018-10-21
The dumping of highly radioactive water into the Pacific Ocean constitutes a potential trigger to a process of global radioactive contamination… Eventually all major regions of the World will be affected. | The post Fukushima: A Nuclear War without a War: The Unspoken Crisis of Worldwide Nuclear Radiation appeared first on Global Research.
globalresearch.ca/fukushima-a-nuclear-wa…

Iran Deserves Credit for the Ruin of ISIS
Scott Ritter | globalresearch.ca | 2018-10-21
Until recently the United States viewed the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, or ISIS, as a major threat to regional stability in the Middle East. Barack Obama made it a mission to roll back ISIS's territorial and propagandistic gain… | The post Iran Deserves Credit for the Ruin of ISIS appeared first on Global Research.
globalresearch.ca/iran-deserves-credit-f…

ICC Prosecutor: The Demolition of Khan al-Ahmar Bedouin Community Is a War Crime Committed by Israel
Ali Salam | globalresearch.ca | 2018-10-21
The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, Fatou Bensouda, released a statement on Wednesday, with regard to Palestine. She refers to the Bedouin community of Khan al-Ahmar, stating that "extensive destruction of property without military necessity, as well … | The post ICC Prosecutor: The Demolition of Khan al-Ah…
globalresearch.ca/icc-prosecutor-the-dem…

UK Arms to Saudi Arabia: "It Shouldn't Take the Disappearance of a Journalist for the UK to Reconsider Its Relationship with the Saudi Regime"
Andrew Smith | globalresearch.ca | 2018-10-21
This morning the Foreign Secretary, Jeremy Hunt, promised that the UK's "response will be considered" if the Saudi authorities are linked to the disappearance of journalist, Jamal Khashoggi. He refused to end arms sales to the regime, … | The post UK Arms to Saudi Ara…
globalresearch.ca/uk-arms-to-saudi-arabi…

Suspected Member of Khashoggi 'Hit-team' Dies in Mysterious 'Traffic Accident' in Saudi Arabia
RT News | globalresearch.ca | 2018-10-21
A member of the 15-man team suspected in the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi has died in an accident back in Saudi Arabia, according to Turkish media, prompting suspicion of a cover up. | Meshal Saad al-Bostani, a 31-year-old … | The post Suspected Member of Khashoggi 'Hit-team' Dies in Mysterious 'Traffic Accident' in Saudi Arabia appeared first on Global Research.
globalresearch.ca/suspected-member-of-kh…

Stop Scabs, Supplies & Services Deliveries to Struck Hotels
All Day, All Night | indybay.org | 2018-10-21
At 7: 45 a.m. this Sunday morning, 10/21/18, a long distance charter bus delivered scabs to the Marriott at Sutter & Powell, SF, by dropping them off on Bush Street at Powell, so they could easily walk into the side entrance on Powell, with no pickets to face. That must change now. We need mass picket lines, increased by all friends of labor, at all entrances to stop scabs, supplies and services deliveries to struck hotels.
indybay.org/newsitems/2018/10/21/1881837…

30 injured as dancefloor falls through during South Carolina party (VIDEOS)
RT | rt.com | 2018-10-21
At least 30 people, including many Clemson University students, were injured at a crowded party in South Carolina when the floor at an apartment complex suddenly collapsed underfoot.
rt.com/usa/441881-clemson-party-floor-co…

Dow Wants to Bolster Use of a Pesticide Shown to Hurt Bees' Reproduction
Shared by Anton Woronczuk | truthout.org | 2018-10-21
Dow AgroSciences has applied for a large expansion of sulfoxaflor, a pesticide shown to harm bees, according to a federal notice last week. | The agricultural chemical company submitted an application to the US Environmental Protection Agency to allow for use of the pesticide on rice, avocados, residential ornamentals and at tree farms and greenhouses. Sulfoxaflor, which attacks the central nervous system of insects, is designed in part to replace "neonicotinoid" pesticides, which multiple studies have linked to bee colony co…
truthout.org/articles/dow-wants-to-bolst…

Ex-Israel PM: We Killed 300 Palestinians in 3 Minutes
TPIC | globalresearch.ca | 2018-10-20
Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak on Friday said that he had killed 300 Palestinians "in only three and a half minutes". |…
globalresearch.ca/ex-israel-pm-we-killed…

14 Years Ago, Thinking the Unthinkable: "Was Margaret Hassan Sacrificed" by the British Government?
Felicity Arbuthnot | globalresearch.ca | 2018-10-20
This article was first published by Global Research on June 10, 2006. | Fourteen years ago today, Margaret Hassan, Head of Care International in Iraq was kidnapped. A month later she was murdered, her body has never been found. Her … | The post 14 Years Ago, Thinking the Unthinkable: "Was Margaret Hassan Sacrificed" by the British Government? appeared first on Global Research.
globalresearch.ca/thinking-the-unthinkab…

How the Corporate State Murders Free Speech
Kurt Nimmo | globalresearch.ca | 2018-10-20
If you read anything today, read Andre Damon's analysis of the concerted effort by the state and its corporate partners–the very essence corporatism, fascism as Mussolini described it–to once again dominate the narrative as it did before the internet and … | The post How the Corporate State Murders Free Speech appeared first on Global Research.
globalresearch.ca/how-the-corporate-stat…

What Sanctions on Russia and China Really Mean
Pepe Escobar | globalresearch.ca | 2018-10-20
A crucial Pentagon report on the US defense industrial base and "supply chain resiliency" bluntly accuses China of "military expansion" and "a strategy of economic aggression," mostly because Beijing is the only source for "a number of chemical products used … | The post What Sanctions on Russia and China Really Mean appear…
globalresearch.ca/what-sanctions-on-russ…

The Geopolitics of Human Gene Editing
Ulson Gunnar | globalresearch.ca | 2018-10-20
A cursory warning was left by renowned physics professor Stephen Hawking regarding a future where a race of superhumans, manipulating their DNA, would taking control of their own evolution. The warning came just before his death in March of this … | The post The Geopolitics of Human Gene Editing appeared first on Global Research.
globalresearch.ca/the-geopolitics-of-hum…

For the U.S. Palestine No Longer Exists: Trump Regime Closes Jerusalem Consulate Serving Palestinians
Stephen Lendman | globalresearch.ca | 2018-10-20
The Trump regime's one-sided support for Israel is deplorably hard-edged. | Earlier this year, it cut off most US funding for Palestinians. All funding through UNRWA for its refugee population ended, a flagrant assault on their rights and welfare. | In September, … | The post For the U.S. Palestine No Longer Exists: Trump Regime Closes Jerusalem Consulate Serving Palestinians appeared first on Global Research.
globalresearch.ca/trump-regime-closes-je…

Strategic Assessment of the War on Syria in Fall 2018: Idlib & the Northeast
Andrew Korybko | globalresearch.ca | 2018-10-20
The onset of three major developments next month will change the entire dynamic of the War on Syria, meaning that the country's decision makers must urgently assess the true state of strategic affairs as they presently stand, forecast the most … | The post Strategic Assessment of the War on Syria in Fall 2018: Idlib & the Northeast appeared first on Global Research.
globalresearch.ca/strategic-assessment-o…

The Morrison Government, Another March of Folly? Australia's Jerusalem Problem
Dr. Binoy Kampmark | globalresearch.ca | 2018-10-20
Politics can, after a time, becomes a myopic exercise of expedient measures and desperate hope. Politics, raw and crude, is at its best at points where survival matters. Conversely, it can illustrate human vices in raw fashion, low points of … | The post The Morrison Government, Another March of Folly? Australia's Jerusalem Problem appeared first on Global Research.
globalresearch.ca/the-morrison-governmen…

NATO's Upcoming 40,000-soldier Arctic Drill Is a Message to Russia and China
Andrew Korybko | globalresearch.ca | 2018-10-20
NATO's upcoming Trident Junction 18 drill in Norway will be held at the end of the month and is expected to see the participation of 40,000 troops. | The US and its allies have been making a big deal about Russia's … | The post NATO's Upcoming 40,000-soldier Arctic Drill Is a Message to Russia and China appeared first on Global Research
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The Pieties of the Liberal Class
Jason Hirthler | counterpunch.org | 2018-10-19
From the west side of the island, a pedestrian can see, high in the misty gray sky of Manhattan, the carmine lettering of The New Yorker hotel. The art-deco staple of the Jazz Age has graced the skyline of the city since 1930. It has hosted movie stars and starlets, ballplayers and boxers, heroic firefighters and geniuses of science. Barack Obama's parents were married there. It is a beacon of bourgeois New York life. City dwellers and tourists see it as a kind of marker of pedigree, its neon serifs floating like a semaphore of sophistication above the bustling metropolis below. Fittingly, it is where elitist ins…
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Nonviolent Afghans Bring a Breath of Fresh Air
Dr. Hakim Young | counterpunch.org | 2018-10-19
Grade 12thAfghan student Jamila Omary asked, "Do you have any plans to arm yourselves, because of the threats and dangers you have faced?" Iqbal Khyber answered, "No. Though it is easy to buy weapons today, arming ourselves will worsen the war. Weapons will make us less secure." What a breath of fresh air in the…
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The Education Business
Louis Proyect | counterpunch.org | 2018-10-19
Just by coincidence, two new documentaries drive a stake into the heart of very different forms of higher-educational chicanery. Opening today at the Cinema Village in New York, Roger Paradiso's "Lost Village" is a no-holds-barred assault on NYU for its role in turning Greenwich Village into a wasteland of empty stores, CVS's, banks, and fast…
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White House Radiation: Weakened Regulations Would Save Industry Billions
John Laforge | counterpunch.org | 2018-10-19
Experts at the National Academies of Science settled a big question in 2005, and the president's business friends don't like the answer. Is there a dose of radiation so low that it is harmless? (Ionizing radiation is the alpha and beta particles, and the neutron, gamma and X-rays given off by radioactive materials in medicine,…
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New York City teachers union attempts to rush through sellout contract
wsws | wsws.org | 2018-10-19
The United Federation of Teachers is trying to sell its membership a contract that cuts health care, reduces real wages and maintains poor conditions for students.
www.wsws.org/en/articles/2018/10/19/newy…

Marijuana legalization linked to spike in car crashes, studies reveal
RT | rt.com | 2018-10-19
Marijuana legalization hit another milestone this week as Canada lifted its ban on the drug. But new research may undermine pot's march towards the mainstream, as two studies have linked legalization with a rise in car crashes.
rt.com/usa/441771-marijuana-legalization…

Meet Edward Blum, the Man Who Wants to Kill Affirmative Action in Higher Education
aclu | aclu.org | 2018-10-18
Activist Edward Blum has been trying to destroy race-conscious college admissions for a long time. | In a federal lawsuit that went to trial this week, the organization Students for Fair Admissions is challenging Harvard University's admissions practices, arguing that the consideration of race in the process violates the Equal Protection Clause. | So what's at stake in this case? A lot. | Just two years ago, in Fisher v. the University of Texas, the Supreme Court reaffirmed that the consideration of race as part of a holistic admissions pr…
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Hatewatch Headlines 10/18/2018
Hatewatch Staff | splcenter.org | 2018-10-18
Are Proud Boys new face of the GOP? Fake news makes students doubt all news; 'Today' gives white supremacists a shiny platform; and…
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'The Nation' Appoints Anti-Corruption Powerhouse Zephyr Teachout to Its Editorial Board
Press Room | thenation.com | 2018-10-18
'The Nation' Appoints Anti-Corruption Powerhouse Zephyr Teachout to Its Editorial Board…
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Israel overturns deportation order, will allow detained US student Alqasem to enter
RT | rt.com | 2018-10-18
Lawyers for a US student refused entry to Israel for allegedly supporting a boycott movement against the Jewish state have declared victory, after she had her deportation order overturned by Israel's Supreme Court.
rt.com/usa/441667-israel-boycott-student…

'Rot in hell!': Henry Kissinger heckled at New York University speech (VIDEO)
RT | rt.com | 2018-10-18
New York University students heckled and disrupted an appearance by Henry Kissinger on Tuesday, accusing the former US Secretary of State of complicity in war crimes and crimes against humanity.
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Guilty until proven innocent: Teen girls made boy's life 'unbearable' with false assault allegations
RT | rt.com | 2018-10-18
A Pennsylvania school district is facing a lawsuit taken by the family of a former student after he was charged with sexual assault and forced out of the school when a group of girls made false allegations against him.
rt.com/usa/441658-false-accusation-sexua…

'It'll change back?' Trump mocked for his 'natural instinct for science' on climate change
RT | rt.com | 2018-10-18
While a sobering new UN report on climate change indicates humans might have little time to change our ways to avoid environmental catastrophe, President Trump isn't worried, pointing to scientists "on both sides of the picture."
rt.com/usa/441575-trump-science-climate-…

DSA covers for unions and Democrats in new book on walkout by West Virginia teachers
wsws | wsws.org | 2018-10-18
A new book promoted by the Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) is centered on the lie that the West Virginia teachers' strike, which set off the series of strikes nationally last spring, was a "victory" in which the unions played a heroic role.
www.wsws.org/en/articles/2018/10/18/west…

Israel Detained This Palestinian-American Student–Now She's Challenging the State in Court
Molly Minta | thenation.com | 2018-10-17
This isn't the first time Israel has denied entry to a prospective student, but Lara Alqasem is the first to challenge it. | The post Israel Detained This Palestinian-American Student–Now She's Challenging the State in Court…
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NAACP to Host National Town Hall on Thursday, October 18
Vanessa Mbonu@naacpnet | naacp.org | 2018-10-17
Tele Townhall to Discuss Education and Economy Concerns Going into Elections FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACT: Vanessa Mbonu/ vmbonu@naacpnet.org BALTIMORE (October 17, 2018) — NAACP will host a national tele townhall on Thursday, October 18th at 9 pm as it rallies to turnout Black voters for the midterm elections. With less than three weeks until election day, this townhall — the […] | The post NAACP to Host National Town Hall on Thursday, October 18 appeared first on
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In Pennsylvania, We'll Turn Our Anger into Votes
Vanessa Mbonu@naacpnet | naacp.org | 2018-10-17
In Pennsylvania, a state which shocked the nation in the 2016 Presidential elections, all roads lead to the ballot box on November 6. For Pennsylvanians across the state, this will be an election of the conscience. Many will reckon with the ballots they cast two years ago, while others, spurred by the current state of […] | The post In Pennsylvania, We'll Turn Our Anger into Votes appeared first on NAACP.
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SPLC sues for records detailing Trump administration plan to arm teachers with guns using federal funds
splcenter | splcenter.org | 2018-10-17
The Trump administration is withholding records detailing how it has unlawfully permitted the use of federal funds to arm teachers with guns in classrooms across America, according to a lawsuit the SPLC filed today.
splcenter.org/news/2018/10/17/splc-sues-…

Is Lara Alqasem undermining Palestinian boycott campaign?
pacbi | bdsmovement.net | 2018-10-16
Is Lara Alqasem undermining Palestinian boycott campaign?: In the NewsAny International student, regardless of identity, enrolling in a complicit Israeli university is violating the Palestinian nonviolent picket line. The Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boyc…
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Women Have the Power to End the Student-Debt Crisis
Sabrina Cereceres, Samantha Morgan | thenation.com | 2018-10-16
Women Have the Power to End the Student-Debt Crisis…
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Kinky, panty-selling, yoga teacher will still run for office in US despite revelations
RT | rt.com | 2018-10-16
A city council election in the US took a bizarre turn after one of the candidates was found to have an online alter ego that performed webcam striptease in addition to selling her used underwear and gym shorts online.
rt.com/usa/441395-used-panty-selling-pol…

Cannibal cookies? Student accused of baking grandmother's ashes and feeding classmates
RT | rt.com | 2018-10-16
They say there's nothing better than grandma's cooking, but what about cookies made from the ashes of a dead grandmother? Police are investigating reports that a California student fed her classmates ash-laced cookies.
rt.com/usa/441440-grandmother-ashes-cook…

Cardiac stem cell treatment pioneer fabricated 31 studies, Harvard & Brigham conclude
RT | rt.com | 2018-10-16
Two prestigious US hospitals have concluded a prominent cardiologist whose research served as the foundation for cardiac stem cell therapy fabricated or falsified data in at least 31 published studies that should now be retracted.
rt.com/usa/441353-cardiac-researcher-fal…