2019-06-16: News Headlines

Students for Socialism Club (2019-06-15). The French Yellow Vest Movement. indybay.org Berkeley City College auditorium | 2050 Center St. | Berkeley, CA 94704…

WSWS (2019-06-15). Benton Harbor, Michigan: School board votes to oppose governor's ultimatum to close high school. wsws.org Thousands of students and residents of Benton Harbor have rallied to the defense of the city's only high school, opposing the diktat of Michigan's Democratic governor.

Labor Video Project (2019-06-15). Brazilian General Strike Against Privatization & Bolsonaro Government On 6/14/19. indybay.org Millions of workers and students in Brazil went on strike against privatization and the Bolsonaro government.

Craig Murray (2019-06-15). The Gulf of Credibility. False Flag, Ludicrous Allegation. Iran Rescued the Crew of the Japanese Tanker. globalresearch.ca I really cannot begin to fathom how stupid you would have to be to believe that Iran would attack a Japanese oil tanker at the very moment that the Japanese Prime Minister was sitting down to friendly, US-disapproved talks in …

South Front (2019-06-15). Video: Mysterious Attacks on Oil Tankers Around Persian Gulf. globalresearch.ca The tensions continued to grow around the Persian Gulf following a cruise missile strike on Saudi Arabia's Abha International Airport carried out by the Houthis on June 12. | On June 13, Marshall Islands-flagged Front Altair and Panama-flagged Kokuka Courageous oil …

Mark Taliano (2019-06-15). NATO Warfare in Syria: Creating and Exploiting Desperation. globalresearch.ca NATO terrorists murdered the Grand Mufti's son. They murdered the Minister of Reconciliation's[1] son, all with a view to corrupting the Syrian government and to bending its will. It didn't work. | NATO terrorists murdered about 25,000 innocent people in Aleppo …

Andrew Korybko (2019-06-15). The Development of India's "Space Force". Geopolitical and Strategic Implications. asia-pacificresearch.com

EWG (2019-06-15). Toxic Fluorinated Chemical (PFAS) Found in Supermarket Foods. Beef, Pork, Chicken, Milk, Bread, Eggs, Green Beans. globalresearch.ca Laboratory tests conducted nearly 20 years ago that have gone largely unreported found high levels of the toxic fluorinated chemical known as PFAS a number of popular supermarket foods. | The tests were commissioned by 3M, the giant chemical company that …

Colin Todhunter (2019-06-15). Encouraging Illegal Planting of Bt Brinjal in India: Political Posturing, Displaying Contempt for the Wider Public Interest. asia-pacificresearch.com

EWG (2019-06-15). Roundup for Breakfast: Monsanto's Weed Killer Found in All Kids' Cereals Sampled. globalresearch.ca First published in November 2018 | A second round of tests commissioned by the Environmental Working Group found the active ingredient in Monsanto's Roundup weed killer in every sample of popular oat-based cereal and other oat-based food marketed to children. These …

Rémy Herrera (2019-06-15). A Marxist view from France of the European elections. workers.org Herrera is a Marxist economist and researcher at France's Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), who works at the Centre d'Économie de la Sorbonne, Paris. He wrote this article on May 31. Workers World staff translated it. A close look at the results of the European parliamentary elections held . . . | Continue reading A Marxist view from France of the European elections at Workers.org

Andrew Korybko (2019-06-15). Putin at SCO Summit: Pakistan Is Integral to the Eurasian Future. globalresearch.ca The Eurasian future that President Putin articulated during his keynote speech at the SCO is made possible by Pakistan's leading role in this vision. | President Putin's keynote speech at the SCO was brief but concise, laying out Russia's envisioned future …

Hans Stehling (2019-06-15). Israeli Submarines Suspected of Sabotaging Shipping in Gulf of Oman. In Case of Conflict with Iran, Oil Prices could Double Overnight. globalresearch.ca It is known that the US has for long had a comprehensive and combined plan with Israel to attack Iranian targets with huge, non-nuclear, bunker-busting, 10 ton, GBU-43 air-blast bombs capable of destroying the deepest underground installations — these are …

Stephen Lendman (2019-06-15). Trump Regime Lurching Toward Possible War on Iran? globalresearch.ca The US is an aggressor state, its rage to control other nations, their resources and populations the greatest threat to world peace and stability. | Waging war requires selling it to manufacture public consent or at least prevent strong opposition. | Over …

Andrew Korybko (2019-06-15). US-India Strategic Partnership: Pompeo Hinted at a Big "Surprise". Contain both Russia and China. asia-pacificresearch.com

Soraya Sepahpour-Ulrich (2019-06-15). Pompeo's "Tanker Narrative" against Iran."Thank God my Enemy is so Stupid"! globalresearch.ca "I was the CIA director. We lied, We Cheated, We Stole". — Mike Pompeo | It appears that Mike Pompeo has a hard time kicking his old habits. He appears to be as smug about lying as a CIA operative as …

teleSUR (2019-06-15). Swiss Women Rallied Against Labor Discrimination, Wage Gaps. telesurenglish.net Thousands of Swiss women Friday took to the streets at 3: 24 pm to symbolize the moment at which they "stop being paid" due to the wage discrimination they suffer. | RELATED: | 20,000 People Rally For Wage Equality in Switzerland | "There are still many inequalities that we must change. Women have been fighting for equality and things are moving but too slowly," Stephanie, a 25-year teacher, said and explained that the Swiss culture still preserves many features of "sexism and prejudice ag…

Paul Street (2019-06-14). It Can't Happen Here: From Buzz Windrip and Doremus Jessup to Donald Trump and MSNBC. counterpunch.org It's my sort, the Responsible Citizens who've felt superior because we've been well-to-do and what we thought was 'educated,' who brought on the…Fascist Dictatorship… * Doremus Jessup, a liberal and social democrat, reflecting ruefully from an American fascist prison in Sinclair Lewis's novel It Can't Happen Here (1935) There's something happening here. What it is More

pip.hinman (2019-06-14). Biggest, youngest and loudest march for abortion rights. greenleft.org.au The biggest and youngest and loudest abortion rights march for years was organised in Sydney on June 9. | The protest was initiated by a high school student Bella Ziade, who told Green Left Weekly the march sent a "message of hope for progressive change" and it was "just the beginning" of what was needed for change. | Abortion is still governed by the NSW Crimes Act, which does not mean it is not accessible for a price, but it does mean that those procuring or giving abortions can be prosecuted. | Several young women speakers made salient points about needing abortion to be treated as a health issue, and suggeste…

Nick Licata (2019-06-14). How SDS Imploded: an Inside Account. counterpunch.org Fifty years ago, this June, the Students for a Democratic Society held its last united National Convention. It was torn apart by ideologically driven factions, each claiming to have the only correct approach for saving America. Ironically, SDS was initiated by the anti-authoritarian, but socialist oriented, League for Industrial Democracy. Al Haber, SDS's first president, More

plenglish (2019-06-14). Brazil Stages General Strike against Bolsonaro's Pension Reform. plenglish.com 14 de junio de 2019, 08: 16Brasilia, Jun 14 (Prensa Latina) Workers from almost all sectors and students will join on Friday to carry out a general strike throughout Brazil, convened by unions against the pension reform and other setbacks of the Government of President Jair Bolsonaro.

G. Dunkel (2019-06-14). Haitians march against rape. workers.org Mothers Day in Haiti was celebrated this year on May 26. In response to the rape of two students at Quisqueya University a few days earlier, students and feminists turned the celebration of Mothers Day into a march from the university to the center of Port-au-Prince. A few thousand people . . . | Continue reading Haitians march against rape at Workers.org

Jessica Corbett, staff writer (2019-06-14). Protesting Against Air Pollution Crisis, Extinction Rebellion Stalls Rush-Hour Traffic in London. commondreams.org Dozens of students, parents, teachers, and professionals joined a Friday protest organized by Extinction Rebellion that temporarily stalled morning rush-hour traffic in London's southeasten borough of Lewisham to push politicians to more boldly address dangerous air pollution across the city. | https://www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/headline/thumbs/gettyimages-11558633881.jpg…

pip.hinman (2019-06-14). Government ignores deforestation crisis. greenleft.org.au While Australia was in the throes of a federal election campaign, the United Nations released a report warning that nature is declining globally at rates unprecedented in human history. | The Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) report, Global Assessment Report on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services, is the most comprehensive ever completed. Compiled by 145 expert authors from 50 countries over the past three years, with inputs from another 310 contributing…

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2019-06-14). Pre-emptive Nuclear War: The Role of Israel in Triggering an Attack on Iran. globalresearch.ca The text below is Chapter III of Michel Chossudovsky's book entitled: The Globalization of War. America's Long War against Humanity, Global Research Publishers, Montreal, 2015. To order the book directly from Global Research click here | This chapter provides a …

Andrew Korybko (2019-06-14). Russia, Serbia, Belarus: The "Slavic Brotherhood" Military Drills Are a Soft Power Boon for All Participants. globalresearch.ca Russia, Serbia, and Belarus each derive certain soft power benefits from their participation in the "Slavic Brotherhood" military drills, with this year's exercises taking on a greater significance for all of them due to the changed international context in which …

Dr. Martin Pall (2019-06-14). "The 5G Rollout Is Absolutely Insane." How Wireless Technologies Affect Human Cells. Dr. Martin Pall. globalresearch.ca During the "Health in Buildings Roundtable" sponsored by the NIH & co-organized by the US CDC and several other organizations, Dr. Martin Pall from the Washington State University (WSU) concluded that the "5G rollout is absolutely insane". | In this short …

Jake Johnson (2019-06-14). 'Deja Vu' of Iraq War Lies: Mike Pompeo Blames Iran for Tanker Attack Without A Shred of Evidence. globalresearch.ca In a press conference that immediately evoked memories of the lead-up to the 2003 invasion of Iraq, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday claimed Iran was behind alleged attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman …

Alexander Rubinstein (2019-06-14). US Government, NGOs Fuel and Fund Hong Kong Anti-Extradition Protests. globalresearch.ca Protesters in Hong Kong attempted to storm the parliament on Tuesday in opposition to an amendment to the autonomous territory's extradition law with mainland China. The protest's messaging and the groups associated with it, however, raise a number of questions …

Bryant Brown (2019-06-14). A Life Well-lived: Reforming the Bank of Canada. William Krehm Passes Away at 106. globalresearch.ca In December 2011, William Krehm, Anne Emmett, and COMER (The Committee for Monetary and Economic Reform filed a lawsuit in Federal Court with a view forcing a restoration of the Bank of Canada to its mandated purposes. "In essence, they …

Sen. Bernie Sanders (2019-06-14). Video: Bernie Sanders Defines His Vision for Democratic Socialism. globalresearch.ca On Wednesday June 12th, 2019, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) spoke about his views on democratic socialism and why it would be good for the USA in a speech at George Washington University in Washington, DC. | The publication …

Tom Suarez (2019-06-14). "Activities of the Grand Mufti of Jerusalem": Britain Says Releasing a 1941 Document About Palestine Might 'Undermine Security'. globalresearch.ca A two-part archive, labeled "Activities of the Grand Mufti of Jerusalem" and dated 1940-1941, sits in Britain's National Archives in Kew. This writer successfully had the first part declassified in 2014. The second part remains sealed. My 2018 attempt to …

Pepe Escobar (2019-06-14). The Unipolar Moment Is Over. The Xi — Putin Relationship. globalresearch.ca Something extraordinary began with a short walk in St. Petersburg last Friday. | After a stroll, they took a boat on the Neva River, visited the legendary Aurora cruiser, and dropped in to examine the Renaissance masterpieces at the Hermitage. Cool, …

Stephen Lendman (2019-06-14). Pompeo Blames Iran for Likely Gulf of Oman False Flag. globalresearch.ca Cui bono is most important whenever an incident like Thursday attacks on vessels in the Gulf of Oman occurs. | Clearly, Iran had nothing to gain and plenty to lose from the incident. The Trump regime and its anti-Iran imperial partners …

General Wesley Clark (2019-06-14). Global Warfare: "We're Going to Take out 7 Countries in 5 Years: Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, Libya, Somalia, Sudan & Iran.." globalresearch.ca Originally published in March 2007. | Global Research Editor's Note: | This interview serves as a reminder regarding the diabolical timeline of America's hegemonic project. Is Iran the next target "to be taken out"? | All these countries are on the Pentagon's drawing …

teleSUR (2019-06-14). Greenland Loses Two Gigatons of Ice to 'Unusual' Melt, Heat. telesurenglish.net Greenland lost over two billion tons of ice after a major melt Thursday, scientists at the University of Georgia said, calling the event "unusual, but not unprecedented." | RELATED: | 'Mass Plant Extinction' Threatens Future of Humanity: Study | Research scientist Thomas Mote, an expert in Greenland's climate said, "We've seen a sequence of these large melt seasons, starting in 2007, that would have been unprecedented earlier in the record … we didn't see anything like this prior…

South Front (2019-06-14). Video: Cruise Missile Strike on Saudi Airport Marks Start of New Round of Escalation in the Middle East. globalresearch.ca On June 12, the Ansar Allah movement (also known as the Houthis) launched a cruise missile at Abha International Airport in southern Saudi Arabia. The movement said that the missile had successfully hit the airport, which has a large military …

Ben Norton (2019-06-14). Timing of Gulf of Oman Attacks: Washington Aimed to Kill Historic Iran-Japan Talks in Tehran, Oil Tankers en Route to Japan. globalresearch.ca Hell-bent on isolating and suffocating Iran, the Trump administration derailed Japan's historic talks by accusing Tehran without any evidence whatsoever of attacking oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman. | *** | Since entering office, the Donald Trump administration has been itching …

Staff (2019-06-14). Largest Animal Epidemic in History Is Due to Industrial Farming. therealnews.com The African Swine Fever outbreak, which has now spread to China, could result in the slaughter of 200 million hogs this year, in an effort to get the disease under control. Rob Wallace of the Agroecology and Rural Economics Research Corps outlines the causes and possible solutions…

Dr. Martin Pall (2019-06-14). Video: "The 5G Rollout Is Absolutely Insane." How Wireless Technologies Affect Human Cells. Dr. Martin Pall. globalresearch.ca During the "Health in Buildings Roundtable" sponsored by the NIH & co-organized by the US CDC and several other organizations, Dr. Martin Pall from the Washington State University (WSU) concluded that the "5G rollout is absolutely insane". | In this short …

Manlio Dinucci (2019-06-14). Russia-China a Cimeira que nà£o faz notícia. globalresearch.ca A comunicaàßà£o social mediática concentrou-se, em 5 de Junho, no Presidente Trump e nos dirigentes europeus da NATO que, no aniversário do Dia D, celebraram em Portsmouth "a paz, a liberdade e a democracia asseguradas na Europa", comprometendo-se a "defendê-las …

Stephen Kinzer (2019-06-14). America's Legacy of Regime Change. globalresearch.ca For most of history, seizing another country or territory was a straightforward proposition. You assembled an army and ordered it to invade. Combat determined the victor. The toll in death and suffering was usually horrific, but it was all done …

Global Justice Now (2019-06-14). Campaigners Launch Legal Challenge over UK's 'Secret Trade Talks' with United States. globalresearch.ca Global Justice Now has launched a legal challenge at the Information Rights Tribunal over the Department for International Trade's failure to release details of numerous trade meetings it has held with the United States and other countries since the EU …

Andrea Germanos, staff writer (2019-06-14). USDA Employees Turn Backs on Sonny Perdue as USDA Head Announces Moving of Research Agencies. commondreams.org The workers protested the Economic Research Service and National Institute of Food and Agriculture move to the Kansas City area | https://www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/headline/thumbs/usda-stand-turn-backs-perdue.jpg…

Philip A Farruggio (2019-06-14). Brooklyn, Spring/Summer '69: On Neighborhoods and the Vietnam War. globalresearch.ca You live in the burbs, or what they call so many small cities nowadays. Strip malls, shopping centers and it seems a Wal-Mart is everywhere. We don't live on streets, we live in subdivisions now. You want a bottle of …

Dr. Binoy Kampmark (2019-06-14). Julian Assange and the Scales of Justice: Exceptions, Extraditions and Politics. globalresearch.ca The Home Secretary of the United Kingdom did his thing, which was little in the way of disagreement. The superpower has issued a request; the retainer would comply. This week, the US Department Justice Department formally sought the extradition of …

Adeyinka Makinde (2019-06-14). Military History, Beyond the 1939 Ribbentrop-Molotov Pact: Germany and the Geopolitical Balance of Power. globalresearch.ca The recent release by the Russian authorities of the Soviet copy of the infamous Nazi-Soviet Pact signed in August 1939 on behalf of Germany and the Soviet Union by Joachim von Ribbentrop and Vyacheslav Molotov has led to a bout …

Sen. Bernie Sanders (2019-06-14). Video: Bernie Sanders Defines His Vision for Democratic Socialism. globalresearch.ca On Wednesday June 12th, 2019, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) spoke about his views on democratic socialism and why it would be good for the USA in a speech at George Washington University in Washington, DC. | Bernie Sanders …

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2019-06-14). Pre-emptive Nuclear War: The Role of Israel in Triggering an Attack on Iran. globalresearch.ca The text below is Chapter III of Michel Chossudovsky book entitled: The Globalization of War. America's Long War against Humanity, Global Research Publishers, Montreal, 2015. To order the book directly from Global Research click here | This chapter provides a …

EWG (2019-06-14). Fluorinated Compounds in Popular Supermarket Foods. globalresearch.ca Laboratory tests conducted nearly 20 years ago that have gone largely unreported found high levels of the toxic fluorinated chemical known as PFAS a number of popular supermarket foods. | The tests were commissioned by 3M, the giant chemical company that …

2019-06-16: Social Media Postees

Brazilian General Strike Against Privatization & Bolsonaro Government On 6/14/19
Labor Video Project | indybay.org | 2019-06-15
Millions of workers and students in Brazil went on strike against privatization and the Bolsonaro government.
indybay.org/newsitems/2019/06/14/18823958.php

The French Yellow Vest Movement
Students for Socialism Club | indybay.org | 2019-06-15
Berkeley City College auditorium | 2050 Center St. | Berkeley, CA 94704…
indybay.org/newsitems/2019/06/15/18823972.php

Benton Harbor, Michigan: School board votes to oppose governor's ultimatum to close high school
wsws.org | 2019-06-15
Thousands of students and residents of Benton Harbor have rallied to the defense of the city's only high school, opposing the diktat of Michigan's Democratic governor.
http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2019/06/15/bent-j15.html

US-India Strategic Partnership: Pompeo Hinted at a Big "Surprise". Contain both Russia and China
Andrew Korybko | asia-pacificresearch.com | 2019-06-15
asia-pacificresearch.com/pompeo-hinted-big-surprise-during-his-upcoming-trip-india/5628692

Putin at SCO Summit: Pakistan Is Integral to the Eurasian Future
Andrew Korybko | globalresearch.ca | 2019-06-15
The Eurasian future that President Putin articulated during his keynote speech at the SCO is made possible by Pakistan's leading role in this vision. | President Putin's keynote speech at the SCO was brief but concise, laying out Russia's envisioned future …
globalresearch.ca/pakistan-integral-eurasian-future-putin-articulated-sco/5680688

NATO Warfare in Syria: Creating and Exploiting Desperation
Mark Taliano | globalresearch.ca | 2019-06-15
NATO terrorists murdered the Grand Mufti's son. They murdered the Minister of Reconciliation's[1] son, all with a view to corrupting the Syrian government and to bending its will. It didn't work. | NATO terrorists murdered about 25,000 innocent people in Aleppo …
globalresearch.ca/nato-warfare-creating-exploiting-desperation/5680681

Toxic Fluorinated Chemical (PFAS) Found in Supermarket Foods. Beef, Pork, Chicken, Milk, Bread, Eggs, Green Beans
EWG | globalresearch.ca | 2019-06-15
Laboratory tests conducted nearly 20 years ago that have gone largely unreported found high levels of the toxic fluorinated chemical known as PFAS a number of popular supermarket foods. | The tests were commissioned by 3M, the giant chemical company that …
globalresearch.ca/how-long-has-fda-known-about-fluorinated-compounds-food-supply/5680589

A Marxist view from France of the European elections
Rémy Herrera | workers.org | 2019-06-15
Herrera is a Marxist economist and researcher at France's Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), who works at the Centre d'Économie de la Sorbonne, Paris. He wrote this article on May 31. Workers World staff translated it. A close look at the results of the European parliamentary elections held . . . | Continue reading A Marxist view from France of the European elections at Workers.org…
workers.org/2019/06/15/a-marxist-view-from-france-of-the-european-elections/

Encouraging Illegal Planting of Bt Brinjal in India: Political Posturing, Displaying Contempt for the Wider Public Interest
Colin Todhunter | asia-pacificresearch.com | 2019-06-15
asia-pacificresearch.com/encouraging-illegal-planting-bt-brinjal-india-political-posturing-displaying-contempt-wider-public-interest/5628684

Pompeo's "Tanker Narrative" against Iran."Thank God my Enemy is so Stupid"!
Soraya Sepahpour-Ulrich | globalresearch.ca | 2019-06-15
"I was the CIA director. We lied, We Cheated, We Stole". — Mike Pompeo | It appears that Mike Pompeo has a hard time kicking his old habits. He appears to be as smug about lying as a CIA operative as …
globalresearch.ca/pompeos-tanker-narrative-against-iran-thank-god-my-enemy-is-so-stupid/5680684

Roundup for Breakfast: Monsanto's Weed Killer Found in All Kids' Cereals Sampled
EWG | globalresearch.ca | 2019-06-15
First published in November 2018 | A second round of tests commissioned by the Environmental Working Group found the active ingredient in Monsanto's Roundup weed killer in every sample of popular oat-based cereal and other oat-based food marketed to children. These …
globalresearch.ca/roundup-for-breakfast-monsantos-weed-killer-found-in-all-kids-cereals-sampled/5658032

Video: Mysterious Attacks on Oil Tankers Around Persian Gulf
South Front | globalresearch.ca | 2019-06-15
The tensions continued to grow around the Persian Gulf following a cruise missile strike on Saudi Arabia's Abha International Airport carried out by the Houthis on June 12. | On June 13, Marshall Islands-flagged Front Altair and Panama-flagged Kokuka Courageous oil …
globalresearch.ca/series-mysterious-attacks-oil-tankers-around-persian-gulf/5680666

Israeli Submarines Suspected of Sabotaging Shipping in Gulf of Oman. In Case of Conflict with Iran, Oil Prices could Double Overnight
Hans Stehling | globalresearch.ca | 2019-06-15
It is known that the US has for long had a comprehensive and combined plan with Israel to attack Iranian targets with huge, non-nuclear, bunker-busting, 10 ton, GBU-43 air-blast bombs capable of destroying the deepest underground installations — these are …
globalresearch.ca/israeli-submarines-suspected-sabotaging-shipping-strait/5680669

The Development of India's "Space Force". Geopolitical and Strategic Implications
Andrew Korybko | asia-pacificresearch.com | 2019-06-15
asia-pacificresearch.com/indias-stepping-up-pace-south-asian-space-race/5628688

The Gulf of Credibility. False Flag, Ludicrous Allegation. Iran Rescued the Crew of the Japanese Tanker
Craig Murray | globalresearch.ca | 2019-06-15
I really cannot begin to fathom how stupid you would have to be to believe that Iran would attack a Japanese oil tanker at the very moment that the Japanese Prime Minister was sitting down to friendly, US-disapproved talks in …
globalresearch.ca/the-gulf-of-credibility-false-flag-ludicrous-allegation-iran-rescued-the-crew-of-the-japanese-tanker/5680665

Trump Regime Lurching Toward Possible War on Iran?
Stephen Lendman | globalresearch.ca | 2019-06-15
The US is an aggressor state, its rage to control other nations, their resources and populations the greatest threat to world peace and stability. | Waging war requires selling it to manufacture public consent or at least prevent strong opposition. | Over …
globalresearch.ca/trump-regime-lurching-toward-possible-war-iran/5680674

Swiss Women Rallied Against Labor Discrimination, Wage Gaps
telesurenglish.net | 2019-06-15
Thousands of Swiss women Friday took to the streets at 3: 24 pm to symbolize the moment at which they "stop being paid" due to the wage discrimination they suffer. | RELATED: | 20,000 People Rally For Wage Equality in Switzerland | "There are still many inequalities that we must change. Women have been fighting for equality and things are moving but too slowly," Stephanie, a 25-year teacher, said and explained that the Swiss culture still preserves many features of "sexism and prejudice ag…
telesurenglish.net/news/Swiss-Women-Rallied-Against-Labor-Discrimination-Wage-Gaps-20190615-0006.html

It Can't Happen Here: From Buzz Windrip and Doremus Jessup to Donald Trump and MSNBC
Paul Street | counterpunch.org | 2019-06-14
It's my sort, the Responsible Citizens who've felt superior because we've been well-to-do and what we thought was 'educated,' who brought on the…Fascist Dictatorship… * Doremus Jessup, a liberal and social democrat, reflecting ruefully from an American fascist prison in Sinclair Lewis's novel It Can't Happen Here (1935) There's something happening here. What it is…
counterpunch.org/2019/06/14/from-buzz-windrip-and-doremus-jessup-to-donald-trump-and-msnbc/

Biggest, youngest and loudest march for abortion rights
pip.hinman | greenleft.org.au | 2019-06-14
The biggest and youngest and loudest abortion rights march for years was organised in Sydney on June 9. | The protest was initiated by a high school student Bella Ziade, who told Green Left Weekly the march sent a "message of hope for progressive change" and it was "just the beginning" of what was needed for change. | Abortion is still governed by the NSW Crimes Act, which does not mean it is not accessible for a price, but it does mean that those procuring or giving abortions can be prosecuted. | Several young women speakers made salient points about needing abortion to be treated as a health issue, and suggeste…
greenleft.org.au/content/biggest-youngest-and-loudest-march-abortion-rights

Get woke, go broke: Oberlin College hit with $44 MILLION penalty for accusing local bakery of racism
Staff | rt.com | 2019-06-14
An Ohio jury awarded a local bakery $33 million in punitive damages, on top of $11 million in compensation, because college officials were involved in student protests that accused the store of racism in a shoplifting incident. | …
rt.com/usa/461913-oberlin-bakery-racism-fine/

Haitians march against rape
G. Dunkel | workers.org | 2019-06-14
Mothers Day in Haiti was celebrated this year on May 26. In response to the rape of two students at Quisqueya University a few days earlier, students and feminists turned the celebration of Mothers Day into a march from the university to the center of Port-au-Prince. A few thousand people . . . | Continue reading Haitians march against rape at Workers.org…
workers.org/2019/06/13/haitians-march-against-rape/

Brazil Stages General Strike against Bolsonaro's Pension Reform
plenglish.com | 2019-06-14
14 de junio de 2019, 08: 16Brasilia, Jun 14 (Prensa Latina) Workers from almost all sectors and students will join on Friday to carry out a general strike throughout Brazil, convened by unions against the pension reform and other setbacks of the Government of President Jair Bolsonaro.
http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=43254&SEO=brazil-stages-general-strike-against-bolsonaros-pension-reform

Protesting Against Air Pollution Crisis, Extinction Rebellion Stalls Rush-Hour Traffic in London
Jessica Corbett, staff writer | commondreams.org | 2019-06-14
Dozens of students, parents, teachers, and professionals joined a Friday protest organized by Extinction Rebellion that temporarily stalled morning rush-hour traffic in London's southeasten borough of Lewisham to push politicians to more boldly address dangerous air pollution across the city. | https://www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/headline/thumbs/gettyimages-11558633881.jpg…
commondreams.org/news/2019/06/14/protesting-against-air-pollution-crisis-extinction-rebellion-stalls-rush-hour?cd-origin=rss

How SDS Imploded: an Inside Account
Nick Licata | counterpunch.org | 2019-06-14
Fifty years ago, this June, the Students for a Democratic Society held its last united National Convention. It was torn apart by ideologically driven factions, each claiming to have the only correct approach for saving America. Ironically, SDS was initiated by the anti-authoritarian, but socialist oriented, League for Industrial Democracy. Al Haber, SDS's first president,…
counterpunch.org/2019/06/14/how-sds-imploded-an-inside-account/

Government ignores deforestation crisis
pip.hinman | greenleft.org.au | 2019-06-14
While Australia was in the throes of a federal election campaign, the United Nations released a report warning that nature is declining globally at rates unprecedented in human history. | The Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) report, Global Assessment Report on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services, is the most comprehensive ever completed. Compiled by 145 expert authors from 50 countries over the past three years, with inputs from another 310 contributing…
greenleft.org.au/content/government-ignores-deforestation-crisis

A Life Well-lived: Reforming the Bank of Canada. William Krehm Passes Away at 106
Bryant Brown | globalresearch.ca | 2019-06-14
This past April 11th William Krehm died peacefully. He was in his 106th year. | I had met him about a decade ago when I started attending meetings of the lobby group COMER. He founded it, the Committee on Monetary and …
globalresearch.ca/life-well-lived-william-krehm-dies-106/5680550

America's Enemies, Who's On the List?
Prof. James Petras | globalresearch.ca | 2019-06-14
For almost 2 decades, the US pursued a list of 'enemy countries' to confront, attack, weaken & overthrow. This imperial quest to overthrow 'enemy countries' depends on two considerations: the level of priority & the degree of vulnerability for a 'regime change' operation.
globalresearch.ca/americas-enemies-whos-on-the-list/5619763

Fluorinated Compounds in Popular Supermarket Foods
EWG | globalresearch.ca | 2019-06-14
Laboratory tests conducted nearly 20 years ago that have gone largely unreported found high levels of the toxic fluorinated chemical known as PFAS a number of popular supermarket foods. | The tests were commissioned by 3M, the giant chemical company that …
globalresearch.ca/how-long-has-fda-known-about-fluorinated-compounds-food-supply/5680589

A Life Well-lived: Reforming the Bank of Canada. William Krehm Passes Away at 106
Bryant Brown | globalresearch.ca | 2019-06-14
In December 2011, William Krehm, Anne Emmett, and COMER (The Committee for Monetary and Economic Reform filed a lawsuit in Federal Court with a view forcing a restoration of the Bank of Canada to its mandated purposes. "In essence, they …
globalresearch.ca/life-well-lived-william-krehm-dies-106/5680550

Julian Assange and the Scales of Justice: Exceptions, Extraditions and Politics
Dr. Binoy Kampmark | globalresearch.ca | 2019-06-14
The Home Secretary of the United Kingdom did his thing, which was little in the way of disagreement. The superpower has issued a request; the retainer would comply. This week, the US Department Justice Department formally sought the extradition of …
globalresearch.ca/julian-assange-scales-justice-exceptions-extraditions-politics/5680537

Pre-emptive Nuclear War: The Role of Israel in Triggering an Attack on Iran
Prof Michel Chossudovsky | globalresearch.ca | 2019-06-14
The text below is Chapter III of Michel Chossudovsky book entitled: The Globalization of War. America's Long War against Humanity, Global Research Publishers, Montreal, 2015. To order the book directly from Global Research click here | This chapter provides a …
globalresearch.ca/pre-emptive-nuclear-war-role-israel-attack-iran/5677025

Global Warfare: "We're Going to Take out 7 Countries in 5 Years: Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, Libya, Somalia, Sudan & Iran.."
General Wesley Clark | globalresearch.ca | 2019-06-14
Originally published in March 2007. | Global Research Editor's Note: | This interview serves as a reminder regarding the diabolical timeline of America's hegemonic project. Is Iran the next target "to be taken out"? | All these countries are on the Pentagon's drawing …
globalresearch.ca/we-re-going-to-take-out-7-countries-in-5-years-iraq-syria-lebanon-libya-somalia-sudan-iran/5166

USDA Employees Turn Backs on Sonny Perdue as USDA Head Announces Moving of Research Agencies
Andrea Germanos, staff writer | commondreams.org | 2019-06-14
The workers protested the Economic Research Service and National Institute of Food and Agriculture move to the Kansas City area | https://www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/headline/thumbs/usda-stand-turn-backs-perdue.jpg…
commondreams.org/news/2019/06/14/usda-employees-turn-backs-sonny-perdue-usda-head-announces-moving-research-agencies?cd-origin=rss

Why I'm Optimistic About the 'Deal of the Century'. "Palestinian Struggle Centre Stage of Arab Politics"
David Hearst | globalresearch.ca | 2019-06-14
In selling the yet-to-be-published " deal of the century" (DoC), its principle authors have said the following: | That the Palestinians are not yet capable of governing themselves (US president's son-in-law Jared Kushner); that Israel has a right to annex …
globalresearch.ca/why-im-optimistic-about-deal-century/5680593

Video: Bernie Sanders Defines His Vision for Democratic Socialism
Sen. Bernie Sanders | globalresearch.ca | 2019-06-14
On Wednesday June 12th, 2019, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) spoke about his views on democratic socialism and why it would be good for the USA in a speech at George Washington University in Washington, DC. | Bernie Sanders …
globalresearch.ca/bernie-sanders-defines-his-vision-democratic-socialism/5680542

Military History, Beyond the 1939 Ribbentrop-Molotov Pact: Germany and the Geopolitical Balance of Power
Adeyinka Makinde | globalresearch.ca | 2019-06-14
The recent release by the Russian authorities of the Soviet copy of the infamous Nazi-Soviet Pact signed in August 1939 on behalf of Germany and the Soviet Union by Joachim von Ribbentrop and Vyacheslav Molotov has led to a bout …
globalresearch.ca/beyond-ribbentrop-molotov-pact-germany-geopolitical-balance-power/5680628

"Activities of the Grand Mufti of Jerusalem": Britain Says Releasing a 1941 Document About Palestine Might 'Undermine Security'
Tom Suarez | globalresearch.ca | 2019-06-14
A two-part archive, labeled "Activities of the Grand Mufti of Jerusalem" and dated 1940-1941, sits in Britain's National Archives in Kew. This writer successfully had the first part declassified in 2014. The second part remains sealed. My 2018 attempt to …
globalresearch.ca/britain-says-releasing-1941-document-about-palestine-might-undermine-security/5680596

Video: Bernie Sanders Defines His Vision for Democratic Socialism
Sen. Bernie Sanders | globalresearch.ca | 2019-06-14
On Wednesday June 12th, 2019, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) spoke about his views on democratic socialism and why it would be good for the USA in a speech at George Washington University in Washington, DC. | The publication …
globalresearch.ca/bernie-sanders-defines-his-vision-democratic-socialism/5680542

The Armed Bureaucracy
Robert C. Koehler | commondreams.org | 2019-06-14
The researchers "found officers bashing immigrants and Muslims, promoting racist stereotypes, identifying with right-wing militia groups and, especially, glorifying police brutality." (Photo: Robert Nickelsberg/Getty Images) | https://www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/views-article/thumbs/gettyimages-160814231.jpg…
commondreams.org/views/2019/06/14/armed-bureaucracy?cd-origin=rss

"The 5G Rollout Is Absolutely Insane." How Wireless Technologies Affect Human Cells. Dr. Martin Pall
Dr. Martin Pall | globalresearch.ca | 2019-06-14
During the "Health in Buildings Roundtable" sponsored by the NIH & co-organized by the US CDC and several other organizations, Dr. Martin Pall from the Washington State University (WSU) concluded that the "5G rollout is absolutely insane". | In this short …
globalresearch.ca/dr-martin-pall-5g-rollout-absolutely-insane/5680544

Pompeo Blames Iran for Likely Gulf of Oman False Flag
Stephen Lendman | globalresearch.ca | 2019-06-14
Cui bono is most important whenever an incident like Thursday attacks on vessels in the Gulf of Oman occurs. | Clearly, Iran had nothing to gain and plenty to lose from the incident. The Trump regime and its anti-Iran imperial partners …
globalresearch.ca/pompeo-falsely-blames-iran-likely-gulf-oman-false-flag/5680576

Brooklyn, Spring/Summer '69: On Neighborhoods and the Vietnam War
Philip A Farruggio | globalresearch.ca | 2019-06-14
You live in the burbs, or what they call so many small cities nowadays. Strip malls, shopping centers and it seems a Wal-Mart is everywhere. We don't live on streets, we live in subdivisions now. You want a bottle of …
globalresearch.ca/brooklyn-spring-summer-69-neighborhoods-war/5680534

Largest Animal Epidemic in History Is Due to Industrial Farming
Staff | therealnews.com | 2019-06-14
The African Swine Fever outbreak, which has now spread to China, could result in the slaughter of 200 million hogs this year, in an effort to get the disease under control. Rob Wallace of the Agroecology and Rural Economics Research Corps outlines the causes and possible solutions…
therealnews.com/stories/largest-animal-epidemic-in-history-is-due-to-industrial-farming

Russia-China a Cimeira que nà£o faz notícia
Manlio Dinucci | globalresearch.ca | 2019-06-14
A comunicaàßà£o social mediática concentrou-se, em 5 de Junho, no Presidente Trump e nos dirigentes europeus da NATO que, no aniversário do Dia D, celebraram em Portsmouth "a paz, a liberdade e a democracia asseguradas na Europa", comprometendo-se a "defendê-las …
globalresearch.ca/russia-china-a-cimeira-que-nao-faz-noticia/5680646

False Flag Incident in the Gulf of Oman?
Stephen Lendman | globalresearch.ca | 2019-06-14
The Gulf of Oman lies east of the Persian Gulf and Strait of Hormuz, bordering Iran, Oman, and the UAE. It's close to Saudi territory and Pakistan. | It's a potential flashpoint area because around two-thirds of world oil passes through …
globalresearch.ca/false-flag-incident-gulf-oman/5680528

America's Legacy of Regime Change
Stephen Kinzer | globalresearch.ca | 2019-06-14
For most of history, seizing another country or territory was a straightforward proposition. You assembled an army and ordered it to invade. Combat determined the victor. The toll in death and suffering was usually horrific, but it was all done …
globalresearch.ca/americas-legacy-regime-change/5680586

Timing of Gulf of Oman Attacks: Washington Aimed to Kill Historic Iran-Japan Talks in Tehran, Oil Tankers en Route to Japan
Ben Norton | globalresearch.ca | 2019-06-14
Hell-bent on isolating and suffocating Iran, the Trump administration derailed Japan's historic talks by accusing Tehran without any evidence whatsoever of attacking oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman. | *** | Since entering office, the Donald Trump administration has been itching …
globalresearch.ca/timing-of-gulf-of-oman-attacks-washington-aimed-to-kill-historic-iran-japan-talks-in-tehran-oil-tankers-en-route-to-japan/5680598

The Unipolar Moment Is Over. The Xi — Putin Relationship
Pepe Escobar | globalresearch.ca | 2019-06-14
Something extraordinary began with a short walk in St. Petersburg last Friday. | After a stroll, they took a boat on the Neva River, visited the legendary Aurora cruiser, and dropped in to examine the Renaissance masterpieces at the Hermitage. Cool, …
globalresearch.ca/unipolar-moment-over/5680524

US Government, NGOs Fuel and Fund Hong Kong Anti-Extradition Protests
Alexander Rubinstein | globalresearch.ca | 2019-06-14
Protesters in Hong Kong attempted to storm the parliament on Tuesday in opposition to an amendment to the autonomous territory's extradition law with mainland China. The protest's messaging and the groups associated with it, however, raise a number of questions …
globalresearch.ca/american-government-ngos-fuel-fund-hong-kong-anti-extradition-protests/5680581

Campaigners Launch Legal Challenge over UK's 'Secret Trade Talks' with United States
Global Justice Now | globalresearch.ca | 2019-06-14
Global Justice Now has launched a legal challenge at the Information Rights Tribunal over the Department for International Trade's failure to release details of numerous trade meetings it has held with the United States and other countries since the EU …
globalresearch.ca/campaigners-launch-legal-challenge-uks-secret-trade-talks-united-states/5680622