2019-03-22: Social Media Postees

The Globalization of War and The Globalization of Poverty — Two Books by Michel Chossudovsky
Global Research | globalresearch.ca | 2019-03-22
Special Price: $29.00 for two books! — Pre-order, books will ship early April 2019: | Click here to pre-order! (Books will ship early April 2019) | The Globalization of War: America's "Long War" against Humanity by Michel Chossudovsky | America's hegemonic project in …
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Twenty years ago. NATO's War on Yugoslavia: Bill Clinton Worked Hand in Glove with Al Qaeda: "Helped Turn Bosnia into Militant Islamic Base"
Prof Michel Chossudovsky | globalresearch.ca | 2019-03-22
March 24, 1999, Twenty years ago. NATO's War on Yugoslavia | Bill Clinton supported Al Qaeda in Bosnia and Kosovo in the 1990s as confirmed by RPC Congressional documents; Hillary Clinton has supported Al Qaeda and the Islamic State (ISIS-Daesh) in …
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Colombia: Dialogue Begins After Weeks of Indigenous Protests
teleSUR | telesurenglish.net | 2019-03-22
Colombian Indigenous people lifted a 12-day blockade on a highway and bridge in the department of Huila and signed an agreement with representatives of the national government Thursday to initiate a formal dialogue. | RELATED: | Colombia's Teachers Begin 48-Hours National Strike Against Duque's Neoliberal Reforms | After several hours of negotiations, the Interior Minister, Nancy Patricia Gutierrez and the leaders of the Indigenous community agreed to a dia…
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Daniel Ellsberg Calls Chelsea Manning "an American Hero"
Prof. Marjorie Cohn | globalresearch.ca | 2019-03-22
Two years after being released from prison where she had served seven years for exposing U.S. war crimes in Iraq and Afghanistan, Chelsea Manning was jailed once again for refusing to answer questions before a grand jury investigating WikiLeaks and …
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Venezuelan Authorities Detain Guaido Henchman for "Terrorist Cell" Involvement
Stephen Lendman | globalresearch.ca | 2019-03-22
Overnight Thursday, Venezuelan police arrested and detained three Guaido henchmen, two now released, the third still held. | Interior Minister Nestor Reverol accused Roberto Marrero of planning armed terrorist attacks in the country, saying the following: | An "investigation carried out by | …
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Trump to Recognize Israeli Control over Syria's Golan Heights? Bypassing the UN Security Council
Stephen Lendman | globalresearch.ca | 2019-03-22
Donald Trump. Consistently showing one-sided support for Israel, it appears so. In May 2018, his regime moved the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem — a world body-designated international city, recognized by nearly all UN member states. | Israel illegally …
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The Insanity of a New Hypersonic Nuclear Cruise Missile Arms Race
Dave Lindorff | globalresearch.ca | 2019-03-22
The Bush, Obama and Trump administration have broken two very important promises, or treaties, with Russia and it's going to be very costly and dangerous for us and for the world thanks to them. | The first broken promise was the …
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Ontario Tories Deliver Us from Liberal "Ideology" with Massive Cuts to Education
Dudley Paul | globalresearch.ca | 2019-03-22
Education Minister Lisa Thompson, walked up to the podium at the Ontario Science Centre on Friday to tell Ontarians about her plan for education. But first, she took a shot at the Liberal Party. Liberal "ideology" she claimed, got …
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Why School Psychologists Are Worried About the Mental Health of America's Students
ACLU | aclu.org | 2019-03-22
A new ACLU report shows that millions of kids are in schools that have no mental health staff. One of the report's authors discusses the implications. | Earlier this month, thousands of school psychologists met in Atlanta at the annual convention of the National Association of School Psychologists. One of the hottest topics among attendees was exhaustion — a consequence of having to serve more students who are experiencing more trauma and other mental health problems without more help in carrying the load. | It's not just school psychologists who are concerned about being short-staffed. I know of far too ma…
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US Higher Education Influence Takes a Different Turn
Peter Mayo | counterpunch.org | 2019-03-22
The official opening of the American University of Malta (AUM) on Friday 8thMarch foregrounds a new trend in USA Higher Education influence in the Mediterranean and elsewhere. The term 'American' is being applied to universities which are not US-driven at all but which simply adopt the US university style of operation and system. The AUM…
counterpunch.org/2019/03/22/110244/

China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI): Global Value Chains Need to be Built
Zhang Zhongyuan | globalresearch.ca | 2019-03-22
The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) has brought new opportunities to countries along the route to participate in global value chains. | In recent years, many developed economies have implemented the strategies of re-industrialization and reshoring of manufacturing industries to gain …
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Golan Heights: Trump Aims to 'Shore up' Support for Netanyahu Ahead of Israeli Vote
Ali Harb | globalresearch.ca | 2019-03-22
Donald Trump's announcement that Washington will recognise Israeli sovereignty over the occupied Syrian Golan Heights is an effort to boost the re-election chances of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, analysts said. | The US president's comments, made on …
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U.S. on the Hunt for Iranian "Ghost Tankers". Targeting Vessels Transporting Iranian Crude Oil
Irina Slav | globalresearch.ca | 2019-03-22
When Washington announced the return of economic sanctions against Iran, the main idea was pretty clear: cut exports of vital oil to zero to paralyze the economy and prompt a change in government. Waivers followed, however, as well as reports …
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The Supreme Court and US-Israel Dual Citizenship
Renee Parsons | globalresearch.ca | 2019-03-22
As AIPAC preps for its annual policy conference entitled "Connected for Good" with an expected attendance of 20,000 committed Zionists, its most zealous Zionist Congressional supporters will also likely be in attendance; that is, those who have signed the loyalty …
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So What if Trump "Recognizes" "Israel's" Annexation of the Golan?
Andrew Korybko | globalresearch.ca | 2019-03-22
Who really cares what Trump says when nobody's words one way or the other are going to change the reality that "Israel" probably won't be dislodged from the occupied Golan Heights anytime soon, especially not when Russian troops are enforcing …
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European States Destroying Themselves with Servile US Obedience
Shane Quinn | globalresearch.ca | 2019-03-22
This article was originally published on August 24, 2017 on The Duran. | This century alone has borne witness to former Warsaw Pact members Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania not only joining the European Union, but also NATO — an imperial branch …
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Through the Years with Bernie Sanders
Greg Guma | globalresearch.ca | 2019-03-22
We first met in late 1971 at a Meet the Candidates event in the home of a friend in North Bennington. Bernie was in his first race and already aiming for the top — the US Senate. I was a …
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Video: ISIS Influence Is Still Strong in US-controlled Part of Syria
South Front | globalresearch.ca | 2019-03-22
The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) and the US-led coalition have broken through the ISIS defense near al-Baghuz village and eliminated a major part of the ISIS-held pocket in the area. A small group of ISIS members still holds a part …
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U.S. to the International Criminal Court (ICC): We Will Break Your Legs
Andre Vltchek | globalresearch.ca | 2019-03-22
Well, not exactly like that, but in a way, yes. Now, finally, 'the gloves are off'. The U.S. is openly threatening the historically timid ICC (International Criminal Court) and its judges. And unexpectedly, the ICC is hitting back. It refuses …
globalresearch.ca/u-s-icc/5672288

Where US Defense Spending Dollars Go: Top Ten States. "Vote Buying: This Is Why People Support Perpetual War"
Mike "Mish" Shedlock | globalresearch.ca | 2019-03-22
A defense report, revised in March 2019 for fiscal year 2017, shows what states benefit the most from defense spending. |

Please the US department of Defense report on Defense Spending by State for fiscal year 2017 as revised in March …


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Grad student workers in Chicago strike UIC, administration refuses to budge
Michelle Zacarias | peoplesworld.org | 2019-03-22
CHICAGO–Hundreds of graduate student staff at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) went on strike this week with employees demanding a fair contract agreement from the administration. The UIC Graduate Employees Organization, Local 6297 of the Illinois Federation of Teachers, is a member-run union that represents more than 1,500 graduate assistants at UIC. The …
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Baby Monkey Gives Hope to Young Boys Receiving Cancer Treatment
teleSUR | telesurenglish.net | 2019-03-22
In a breakthrough discovery, the birth of a baby monkey has given young boys going through cancer treatment the hope of one day being able to father children. | RELATED: | Mexican Students Develop Pre-Diagnostic System For Cancer | The issue of cancer-treatment induced infertility is especially significant for young boys. Adult men are given the option…
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The Real College Admissions Scandal
Jessicah Pierre | counterpunch.org | 2019-03-22
In what's being called the largest college admissions scam ever, a number of wealthy parents, celebrities, and college prep coaches have been accused of offering large bribes to get rich students into Ivy League schools, regardless of their credentials. The parents facing charges allegedly paid up to $6.5 million to get their kids into college.
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School Strike 4 Climate organiser: 'We need mass support to achieve change'
Fred_F | greenleft.org.au | 2019-03-22
On March 15, students organised the biggest global strike for real action on climate change ever seen. More than 80 countries took part. | In Perth, 3000 students and supporters marched through the CBD, joining an estimated 150,000 people around the country. | Green Left Weekly's Chris Jenkins caught up with Mandurah high school student and protest organiser Chaela King about the strike and what is being planned next. | How did you find the protest? Did it meet your expectations? | I definitely wasn't expecting such a great turn out. The numbers on Facebook was nowhere near the 3000 or so people who came. I also…
greenleft.org.au/content/school-strike-4-climate-organiser-we-need-mass-support-achieve-change

Priti Patel and Boris Johnson: The "Odd Couple" Unfit for Purpose in Any Post Brexit UK Government
Hans Stehling | globalresearch.ca | 2019-03-22
The link between Priti Patel, her running mate Boris Johnson, and the Right-wing Likud party of nuclear Israel's embattled Prime Minister Netanyahu (currently facing corruption charges) is no secret. However, stranger things have come to pass. In the …
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Cuba ¥s Education as an Example of South-South Cooperation
plenglish | plenglish.com | 2019-03-22
Buenos Aires, Mar 22 (Prensa Latina) Cuba"s achievements in education and how it has extended its multiple projects in this sector to the world stand out Friday at the UN High Level Conference on South-South Cooperation.
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Islamophobia and Hate at UCSC in Light of the NZ Terrorist Attack
End Racism at UCSC | indybay.org | 2019-03-22
I am one of the students that was called a "terrorist" among other terrible things by a BSOE professor on countless occasions due to my appearance and Palestinian, Muslim heritage. Right at the top, I want to express my deepest gratitude to those who signed the petition demanding UCSC take action in this matter. Your support has given both the other complainant and I tremendous inner-strength. It has helped me claw back some of my humanity, and I genuinely cannot thank you enough.
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'Outrageous. Unacceptable.': Indiana Teachers Shot 'Execution-Style' With Pellets in School Shooting Drill
Jake Johnson, staff writer | commondreams.org | 2019-03-22
"In New Zealand, they respond to a mass shooting by banning semi-automatics five days later. In America, we respond to near-daily mass shootings by…literally shooting teachers." | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files…
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Trump signs an executive order to protect hate speech
Lynda Carson | indybay.org | 2019-03-22
Under the guise of promoting free speech, earlier today President Donald J. Trump signed an executive order to protect hate speech at our Universities and Colleges being promoted by right-wing pigs who want to make it unlawful for students to fight back against neo-Nazis, the Ku Klux Klan, white supremacists, and the hate speech movement being promoted on campuses across the nation!
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Teachers shot 'execution-style' with pellet guns in extreme school shooting drill
RT | rt.com | 2019-03-22
Indiana elementary school teachers were ordered to kneel against a wall before being shot "execution-style" from behind with airsoft pellet guns during a safety drill. | …
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Teachers Shot 'Execution-Style' With Pellet Guns During Active Shooter Drill
Jake Johnson | theantimedia.com | 2019-03-22
(CD) — As state and federal lawmakers fail to take meaningful action to confront America's gun violence epidemic, Indiana elementary school teachers were reportedly shot "execution-style" with plastic pellets in an active shooter drill led by law enforcement. According to the Indianapolis Star, several teachers at a time "were asked by local law enforcement to kneel down against …

Teachers Shot 'Execution-Style' With Pellet Guns During Active Shooter Drill

Trailblazer: A Conversation with Pioneering Journalist Dorothy Gilliam
Maynard Institute for Journalism Education | indybay.org | 2019-03-22
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Selected Articles: US Broke its Teeth in Venezuela?
Global Research News | globalresearch.ca | 2019-03-21
A future without independent media leaves us with an upside down reality where according to the corporate media "NATO deserves a Nobel Peace Prize", and where "nuclear weapons and wars make us safer". | . | . | | | If, like us, this is …
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Islamophobia and Trump's Travel Ban against Muslims. Supreme Court Demeans Unwanted Aliens
Stephen Lendman | globalresearch.ca | 2019-03-21
Stacked with right-wing extremists, the Supreme Court upheld Trump's travel ban against Muslims from the wrong countries by a 5 — 4 majority last June. | At the time, the Court held that the Trump regime "set forth a sufficient national …
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Will Grounding of Boeing's 737 MAX 8 Planes Affect US-China Trade Relations? Russia's Competing Aircraft Irkut MC-21
Stephen Lendman | globalresearch.ca | 2019-03-21
Following two 737 MAX 8 crashes, killing all passengers and crew members onboard, China was the first nation to ground the planes. | It's the largest buyer of Boeing's most popular passenger aircraft — with 97 of its 371 planes delivered …
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Education critical to ensure future of forests, and reverse their destruction
United Nations | un.org | 2019-03-21
The UN drew attention to the vital role that forests play in addressing some of the world's greatest environmental challenges on Thursday, and the importance of tackling the issues that threaten them, such as deforestation, and land degradation.
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Fukushima: "An Ongoing Global Radiological Catastrophe". "A Huge Coverup". Dr. Helen Caldicott
Dr. Helen Caldicott | globalresearch.ca | 2019-03-21
I have been to Fukushima and spoken to people there and the parents are desperate to hear the truth even if it's not good truth. And they thanked me for telling them the truth. So it's an absolute medical catastrophe I would say, and a total cover up to protect the nuclear industry and all its ramifications.
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Report Confirms Police Stop Black Drivers More Often Than White
teleSUR | telesurenglish.net | 2019-03-21
Black drivers in the U.S. are 20 percent more likely to be pulled over than their white counterparts, a study from the Stanford University reported. | RELATED: | US Whites Produce More, Suffer Less Pollution Than Minorities | Researchers analyzed nearly 93 million traffic stop reports from 21 U.S.
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Monetary Policy Takes Center Stage: MMT, QE or Public Banks?
Ellen Brown | globalresearch.ca | 2019-03-21
As alarm bells sound over the advancing destruction of the environment, a variety of Green New Deal proposals have appeared in the US and Europe, along with some interesting academic debates about how to fund them. Monetary policy, normally relegated …
globalresearch.ca/monetary-policy-takes-…

LA: Boyle Heights honors International Women's Day
Fight Back | fightbacknews.org | 2019-03-21
Los Angeles, CA – The neighborhood of Boyle Heights celebrated International Women's Day, March 8, by honoring women on the Eastside who shake things up. Organized by Centro CSO, the event took place in the historic Casa del Mexicano building. The celebration doubled as a fundraiser for legal fees in a major lawsuit against big-time corporation KIPP Promesa Charter school. A large group from all over East Los Angeles and Boyle Heights attended. | Headlining was Fe Montes, of Mujeres de Maíz, who performed multiple readings, poems, and chants. Met with applause, Montes spoke about the need to honor the "Chingonas…
fightbacknews.org/2019/3/20/la-boyle-hei…

Capitalism can't halt climate change
pip.hinman | greenleft.org.au | 2019-03-21
Three days before 150,000 students organised the biggest national school walkout in Australian history to demand politicians act on climate change, Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) deputy governor Guy Debelle sounded a warning about the drastic effects of climate change on the economy. | When students and an RBA governor agree on the urgent need to stop the devastating impact of climate change on society and the planet, you know the movement is starting to bite. | But while the RBA views the climate threat from the perspective of the interests of big capital, students see it as a threat to their very future. | It…
greenleft.org.au/content/capitalism-cant-halt-climate-change

Thousands hold one-day strike at University of California schools and health systems
WSWS | wsws.org | 2019-03-21
Yesterday, thousands of the lowest paid workers struck throughout the University of California's ten campus system, the largest public higher education institution in the world.
www.wsws.org/en/articles/2019/03/21/ucal…

University of Illinois at Chicago graduate student workers go on strike
WSWS | wsws.org | 2019-03-21
Graduate student workers walked out Tuesday to demand increases to pay and benefits and a reduction in fees.
www.wsws.org/en/articles/2019/03/21/illi…

The Turkish economy: worse than a recession
E. Ahmet Tonak | mronline.org | 2019-03-19
Turkey's economy is back in the news, and not in a good way. After the release of an economic report by the Turkish Statistical Institute, a big dispute has arisen over whether or not Turkey has entered a recession. | Source…
mronline.org/2019/03/18/the-turkish-econ…

A Global Strike for Climate Change: 1.4 Million Students Walk Out of Class Demanding Action
Democracy Now! | democracynow.org | 2019-03-18
Up to 1.4 million children around the world took part in a global climate strike on Friday to demand world leaders do more to address the dangers of climate. The mass protests were sparked by 16-year-old Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg, who has skipped school every Friday to sit outside the Swedish parliament to demand leaders act on climate change. Democracy Now! was in the streets of New York City on Friday with the young activists. We speak with 18-year-old Alysa Chen, one of the organizers of the walkout at New York City's Bronx High School of Science.
www.democracynow.org/2019/3/18/a_global_…

Florida legislators announce bill to ensure structurally sound schools for all students in the state
splcenter | splcenter.org | 2019-03-12
Florida state Rep. Anna Eskamani and Florida state Sen. Janet Cruz today announced legislation that would create uniform requirements to ensure that all Florida students can receive an education in school buildings that are structurally sound.
splcenter.org/news/2019/03/12/florida-le…

Conscience Over Profit
Antonio Carty | zcomm.org | 2019-02-27
Palestine needs Europe and the world's solidarity in effective ways, so its good to hear a union in my own abuela Beazcochea's Basque country has voted against its company's attempted collaboration with the internationally condemned Israeli occupation. The workers council of Spanish train manufacturer CAF voted last month against participation in the Jerusalem light rail tramway Read…
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