Daily Archives: September 1, 2022

2022-09-01: News Headlines

WSWS (2022-09-01). New Zealand media, politicians ramp up war propaganda after soldier killed in Ukraine. wsws.org Corporal Dominic Abelen, who was killed while fighting in eastern Ukraine, is being glorified as a national hero in order to build support for greater NZ involvement in the US-NATO imperialist war against Russia over Ukraine.

WSWS (2022-09-01). Berlin Senate imposes education cuts and encourages the contamination of the city schools. wsws.org In the face of growing criticism of the Senate's irresponsible policy, Education Senator Astrid-Sabine Busse (SPD) and the city's mayor Franziska Giffey (SPD) confront pupils, parents and teachers with outright hostility.

____ (2022-09-01). NATO needs to discard dangerous thinking and approach that could destabilize world. ecns.cn

TeleSUR -HIM (2022-09-01). Denuncian asesinato de otro líder social en Nariño, Colombia. telesurtv.net Con el asesinato de Angulo han sido 123 los líderes sociales ultimados en Colombia en lo que va de año 2022.

TeleSUR, hvh, DRL (2022-09-01). Denuncian incremento de la violencia en Magdalena, Colombia. telesurtv.net El distrito de Santa María constituye el más afectado al reportarse 127 asesinatos en el transcurso del presente año.

Staff (2022-09-01). VII Campeonato Nacional sub 23: Villa Clara dio primero en el playoff final. cubadebate.cu Con una excelente concurrencia en contra dispersa por los graderíos del Guillermón Moncada, los Leopardos de Villa Clara impusieron su favoritismo y doblegaron a las Avispas de Santiago de Cuba 7-2 en ocho episodios, para salir delante en el playoff final de este VII Campeonato Nacional sub 23.

Dave DeCamp (2022-09-01). Moscow Says US, Russia Discussing Possible New START Commission Talks. news.antiwar.com Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov said Wednesday that the US and Russia were discussing the possibility of resuming talks on New START, the last nuclear arms control treaty between the two powers. | "The topic has been repeatedly discussed through working channels of late. We are hopefully at a stage where debates on the prospects for holding another meeting of our Bilateral Consultative Commission as part of this (New START) treaty may begin," Ryabkov said, The Bilateral Consultative Commission is a compl…

Infobrics (2022-09-01). India-Russia Working on New Payment System for Defence Deals. infobrics.org Hit by more Western sanctions on Russian banking channels, Moscow and New Delhi are now working out a new payment system for defence equipment already ordered…

Infobrics (2022-09-01). Russian Diamonds Are Back with Deals Being Done in Indian Rupees Instead of US Dollars. infobrics.org After being hit with US sanctions, Russian mining giant Alrosa is back selling more than $2 million per month in diamonds…

____ (2022-09-01). Germany says Russian gas deliveries halted via Nord Stream 1. ecns.cn Russian gas supplies to Germany via the important Nord Stream 1 pipeline were reduced to zero again on Wednesday, Germany's Federal Network Agency (BNetzA) has confirmed.

____ (2022-08-31). Former Soviet leader Gorbachev dies at 91. ecns.cn Former President of the Soviet Union Mikhail Gorbachev has died at 91, Russian media reported Tuesday.

Infobrics (2022-08-31). Indian, Russian Banks in Talks to Conduct Bilateral Business in Local Currencies. infobrics.org Indian Banks' Association (IBA) is reportedly working to facilitate talks between over 15 Russian banks with Indian lenders so as to clear the way for bilateral business in their respective local currencies…

Infobrics (2022-08-31). Emerging Markets Rush to Join BRICS Alliance as High Energy Prices Persist. infobrics.org As emerging markets recover from the Covid-19 pandemic and face financial headwinds due to interest rate hikes in the US, the BRICS group — Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa — is looking to expand its membership to tackle shared challenges…

Orinoco Tribune 2 (2022-08-31). Faced With US 'Decapitation Drill'/DPRK Korea Missile Launch Is Self-Defense. orinocotribune.com By Sara Flounders &#1 ; Aug 26, 2022 | The western corporate media described the Democratic People's Republic of Korea's launch of two missiles Aug. 17 as threatening, aggressive and paranoid. What most media failed to report was the prior U.S. military exercises with Japan and South Korea off Hawai'i, in preparation for extensive war exercises off Korea, that provoked the DPRK's two warning shots. | An Aug. 19 article in the Daily Beast, an online news website, headlined a longer and upcoming military land, sea and air exercise this way: "U.S. to Enrage Kim Jong Un With Assassination Dry Run." The article then r…

Alexander Rubinstein (2022-08-31). Jon Stewart and the Pentagon honor Ukrainian Nazi at Disney World. thegrayzone.com Defense Department-sponsored "Warrior Games" featured liberal comedian Jon Stewart awarding a member of Ukraine's neo-Nazi Azov Battalion at Disney World. The Pentagon refused to tell The Grayzone whether US taxpayers funded the foreign competitors' travel. This August, during the Department of Defense's annual Warrior Games at Disney World in Orlando, Florida, liberal comedian Jon Stewart awarded a Ukrainian military veteran named Ihor Halushka the "Heart of the Team" award for "inspiring his team" with his "personal example." Halushka happens to …

Anonymous103 (2022-08-31). Military Situation In Eastern Ukraine On August 31, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org Clashes between the AFU and Russian-led forces continue in the Pisky area. Russian forces captured the M-04 ring road; | Clashes between the AFU and Russian-led forces continue in the Dolyna area; | Clashes between the AFU and Russian-led forces continue near Bakhmut; | Clashes between the AFU and Russian-led forces continue in the Kodema area; | Clashes between the AFU and Russian-led forces continue in the Ivano-Dar'ivka area. | MORE ON THE TOPIC: : |

Anonymous103 (2022-08-31). M777 Howitzers Are One Of The Favorite Targets Of Russian Forces. southfront.org Destroyed armored truck M1083A1P2 and 155-mm howitzer M777 of the Ukrainian army | In recent days, the Russian military sources published several videos showing the destruction of the western M777 howitzers on the front lines. According to the official statements by the Russian Ministry of Defense and the DPR People's Militia, at least eight howitzers were recently destroyed in the Donbass and other regions in Eastern Ukraine. | On August 21, in the area of the Knyazevka settlement of the Kherson region, two American M777…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-31). Prisoners for Profit: From the Kononovich Brothers to U.S. Jails. libya360.wordpress.com John Parker Based on remarks given at "Free the Kononovich Brothers: International Campaign Meeting" on Aug. 25. Mikhail and Alexander Kononovich are leaders of the Leninist Communist Youth Union of Ukraine. They were among hundreds of political opponents of the Ukrainian regime jailed this year, and thousands since the 2014 U.S.-backed coup. On July 18,…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-31). SADC Rejects Anti-Russian Bill in United States Congress. libya360.wordpress.com Abayomi Azikiwe 16-member regional organization in Southern Africa exerts in independence from Pentagon war in Ukraine Geopolitical Analysis A recent gathering of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) has expressed its displeasure with recent legislation making its way through the United States Congress which is aimed at punishing the continent for its diplomatic and trade…

Infobrics (2022-08-31). US tightening its neocolonial grip over Ukraine. infobrics.org Washington exercises even more control over the Kiev regime, establishing its own military command, increasing the presence of numerous foreign-backed NGOs, as well as sending US corporate advisers and representatives.

Oneworld.press (2022-08-31). Suspected Pakistani Arms Sales To Kiev Don't Automatically Imply Proxy War Intentions. oneworld.press Casual observers of bilateral ties or even just International Relations more broadly might be misled into automatically believing that these reports imply that Pakistan's US-backed post-modern coup regime has proxy war intentions against Russia. The reality is much more complex since the sale of arms to the Ukrainian side of that conflict doesn't automatically imply such motivations, nor does the sale to any side in a given dispute that's still frozen for the time being like the Kashmir Conflict.

Anonymous103 (2022-08-31). Ukrainian Nazi Claims His Dream To Hang His Friends In Novaya Kakhovka … If He Comes There Alive. southfront.org MORE ON THE TOPIC: In Video: Ukrainians Hide In CIvilian Houses But Russian Missiles Still Find Them Testimonies Of…

_____ (2022-08-31). Europe's Energy Armageddon From Berlin and Brussels, Not Moscow. journal-neo.org On August 22 the exchange-traded market price for natural gas in the German THE (Trading Hub Europe) gas hub was trading more than 1000% higher than a year ago. Most citizens are told by the Scholz regime that the reason is Putin and Russia's war in Ukraine. The truth is quite otherwise. EU politicians and …

Anonymous103 (2022-08-31). Military Situation In Ukraine On August 31, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org Russia struck the 57th Motorised Infantry Brigade of the AFU near Sukhoi Stavok with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck the 10th Mountain Assault Brigade of the AFU near Druzhkovka with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck the 56th Motorized Infantry Brigade of the AFU near Karlovka with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck military assets of the AFU near Lozovoye with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck military assets of the AFU near Zelenodolsk with…

Dave DeCamp (2022-08-31). Report: Russia, Ukraine Tentatively Agreed on Peace Deal in April. news.antiwar.com Russian and Ukrainian officials tentatively agreed on a potential peace deal during negotiations back in April 2022, The article reads: "According to multiple former senior US officials we spoke with, in April 2022, Russian and Ukrainian negotiators appeared to have tentatively agreed on the outlines of a negotiated interim settlement." | The terms of that settlement would have been for…

Anonymous765 (2022-08-31). UAF Attempt Offensives Without Much Success. southfront.org |

Krish-rad_ind (2022-08-31). Jill Stein & Lee Camp! (US signals they want Ukraine war to last years). rumble.com

TeleSUR (2022-08-31). International Monitors Arrive at the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Plant. telesurenglish.net On Wednesday, a mission from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) arrived at the Zaporizhzhya nuclear power plant to inspect the situation on the ground. | RELATED: | Previously, the IAEA Director Rafael Grossi stated that the mission of scientists and technicians plans to spend several days at the plant as his organization aspires to create a permanent representation in Zaporizhzhya. | "We must protect the safety and security of Ukraine's and Eu…

Marcy Winograd (2022-08-31). The Missing 'Peace' in $13.5 Billion of Military Aid to Ukraine. commondreams.org We cannot call for peace in Ukraine while simultaneously supplying that country with advanced rocket systems and missiles that could lead to a direct war between the US and Russia, the world's most heavily armed nuclear nations.

Staff (2022-08-31). Estonia: NATO Military Committee to meet near Russian border. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com NATOAugust 26, 2022 NATO Military Chiefs of Defence conference to be held in Estonia NATO's highest Military Authority, the Military Committee, will meet from 16-18 September 2022, in Tallinn, Estonia. Lieutenant General Martin Herem, Chief of the Estonian Defence Forces will host the Conference. During the NATO Military Committee Conference the Chiefs of Defence will …

Staff (2022-08-31). NATO Joint Force Command chief inspects sites in Finland, Sweden. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com NATOSupreme Headquarters Allied Powers EuropeAugust 30, 2022 Commander Joint Force Command Brunssum visits Sweden, Finland and Norway Commander Joint Force Command Brunssum (COM JFCBS) General Guglielmo Luigi Miglietta visited Sweden, Finland and Norway from 22 to 26 August 2022. The purpose of the visit was to build on an already strong relationship with the two …

Staff (2022-08-31). Video: U.S. troops in "NATO strength" combat exercise in Finland. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com

Staff (2022-08-31). Doing business with the Taliban govt. peoplesdispatch.org The best part of the UN Security Council discussion last Thursday regarding the situation in Afghanistan was the candid remarks by the Russian and Chinese ambassadors on the accountability of the Taliban government in Kabul for the crisis gripping that country today, just a year after the vacation of the NATO occupation. (here and here) There is …

TeleSUR (2022-08-31). China Rejects NATO Claims on Beijing-Moscow Cooperation. telesurenglish.net Zhao Lijian, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson, said Wednesday during a news briefing that comments made by NATO regarding the cooperation between China and Russia in the Arctic, saying that it represents a "challenge," is clear proof that the bloc is still dwelling in the Cold War. | RELATED: | "NATO falsely claimed that China-Russia cooperation poses a challenge to NATO's values and interests, which once again exposed NATO'

No Nukes Action (2022-08-31). Tuesday 8/30: HALT the SB 846 Bill for the taxpayers & ratepayers of CA That Keeps Diablo Canyon. indybay.org Senator Nancy Skinner's Office | Oakland State Building | 1515 Clay St. | Oakland…

TeleSUR (2022-08-31). European Union Suspends Visa Facilitation Agreement With Russia. telesurenglish.net On Wednesday, the European Union High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Josep Borell announced that the EU foreign affairs ministers suspended the 2007 visa facilitation agreement that allowed Russian citizens to obtain Schengen visas. | RELATED: | "We agree today with EU foreign ministers on full suspension of the EU-Russia visa facilitation agreement," Borrell said at a press conference a…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-31). US Proxy War Against China Rages in Myanmar. libya360.wordpress.com The US government through one of its organizations, the US Institute of Peace, has recently called for more aid to opposition groups fighting the central government of Myanmar. What is the rest of the story and why has the US invested billions over decades to interfere in Myanmar's internal political affairs. Are we watching another…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-31). Sri Lanka: The Struggle Continues. libya360.wordpress.com Rasika Ruwanpathirana Sri Lankan university students take part in a demonstration in Colombo on Aug. 18 Recent news of people overrunning the presidential palace in Sri Lanka, followed by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa fleeing the country, took Western media by storm. What is not reported is the ongoing police repression by the current president, Ranil Wickremesinghe….

Anonymous103 (2022-08-31). Military Situation In Syria On August 31, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org On August 31, the Russian Ministry of Defense recorded no hostilities and ceasefire violations in the Idlib region in the past 24 hours; | On August 31, Russian warplanes struck positions of Turkish-backed forces near Ariha town; | On August 31, Russian warplanes struck positions of Turkish-backed forces near Idlib city; | On August 31, SAA artillery shelled positions of Turkish-backed forces in the Majdaliya area; | On August 31, SAA artillery shelled positions of Turk…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-31). The "International Community" Is an Unreliable Broker in the Ethiopia Conflict. libya360.wordpress.com Hermela AregawiTigray fighters The ongoing conflict in Ethiopia's Tigray region has been fueled by support from the United States. It is yet another proxy war which has brought great suffering to thousands of people. The so-called "international community" is once again proving itself to be an expert at prolonging war. Its role in the nearly two-year…

Infobrics (2022-08-31). Latvian president Levits takes aim at Russian minority. infobrics.org Latvia's othering of Russian minority resembles policies of Nazi Germany.

_____ (2022-08-31). Washington's and Kyiv's Failed Attempt to Drive a "Fake News" Wedge between Kazakhstan and Russia. journal-neo.org The well-informed reader need not be reminded of the United States' "eagerness" to regain the positions it has lost in Central Asia in recent years. And of Washington's incessant attempts to separate the former CIS republics and now independent Central Asian states from Russia for this reason. It is enough to recall the speech given …

Infobrics (2022-08-31). Xi Jinping's Foreign Policy Thinking and Sino-Russian Cooperation in the Changins of the International Order. infobrics.org The close bilateral relationship between China and Russia is one of the most important features of the evolution of international relations in the early 21st century. At the same time, the changing international order has also created new areas for Sino-Russian cooperation…

Infobrics (2022-08-31). France's neocolonial attempt to exploit Algerian gas likely to fail. infobrics.org Analysts believe Algeria is not able to replace Russian gas.

Norman Stockwell (2022-08-31). Mikhail Gobachev Dies at 91. progressive.org Mikhail Gorbachev (March 2, 1931 — August 30, 2022), the last leader of the Soviet Union, died Tuesday at the age of ninety-one at a hospital in Moscow, Russia. Gorbachev also wrote for The Progressive.

TeleSUR (2022-08-31). 60% Increase in Gazprom's Gas Supplies to China Jan-Aug. telesurenglish.net The Russian energy giant's CEO Alexey Miller said, "Our gas supplies to the Chinese market in eight months of 2022 compared to 2021 grew by 60%," noting that the record daily gas supplies above contractual obligations have been brought up to date on several occasions this year. | RELATED: | Miller said gas from the Kovykta field will start flowing through the Power of Siberia pipeline before the end of the year, helpi…

TeleSUR (2022-08-31). Iran Demands Stronger US Guarantees to Reach Nuke Deal. telesurenglish.net On Wednesday, the Iranian Foreign Affairs Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian demanded "a stronger text" from the United States over its guarantees of lifting sanctions in order to reach an agreement to revive the 2015 nuclear deal. | RELATED: | "Regarding lifting sanctions, we recently received the latest text from the American side, and my colleagues are carefully reviewing the text," Amir-Abdollahian said during his joint press conference with Russian Foreign…

TeleSUR (2022-08-31). Russia, Iran Finalize Agreement on Bilateral Cooperation. telesurenglish.net Russia and Iran are finalizing a comprehensive document on cooperation between the two countries, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Wednesday. | RELATED: | "We are satisfied with the way our bilateral relations are developing. They are reaching a new qualitative level, which will be fixed in a large agreement between the countries," Lavrov said at a joint briefing following his meeting with Iranian Foreign…

TeleSUR (2022-08-31). Russian FM Says Russia Can Only Rely on Itself. telesurenglish.net Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Wednesday at the educational marathon Znaniye (Knowledge) that the Russian Federation is living in a scenario where it can only rely on itself. | RELATED: | "As we can see, the West's reaction to the implementation of the special military operation's goals clearly shows that from the very outset, the tasks of the West were global and aimed at weakening, and, as some political scienti…

Staff (2022-08-31). Iran, Russia review latest developments of Afghanistan. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 31 (MNA) — The special representatives of Iran and Russia on Afghanistan held meetings in Moscow and discussed the latest developments in this country.

Anonymous669 (2022-08-31). Casualties Reported After New Wave Of Russian Airstrikes On Syria's Greater Idlib (Photos). southfront.org A Russian Su-24 strike aircraft in the sky over the Khmeimim airbase in Syria. Photo: Dmitriy Vinogradov / RIA Novosti | On August 31, fighter jets of the Russian Aerospace Forces carried out a series of airstrikes on the northwestern Syrian region of Greater Idlib, which is occupied by al-Qaeda-affiliated Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) and several other terrorist groups. | The airstrikes hit the outskirts of the town of Sarjah in the southern countryside of Idlib, where HTS maintain a number of posit…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-31). At Least One Person Dead after a New Day of Anti-Government Protests in Haiti. libya360.wordpress.com Peoples Dispatch Since August 22, thousands of Haitians have been mobilizing across the country to protest against widespread insecurity, growing scarcity of fuel and the rampant cost of living crisis. (Photo: Jonas Reginaldy Y. Desroches/Twitter On August 29, in a new day of nationwide anti-government demonstrations, thousands of Haitians once again hit the streets in…

TeleSUR, SH (2022-08-31). Reportan otro ataque ucraniano a la planta nuclear de Zaporiyia. telesurtv.net Desde inicios de agosto las autoridades locales y rusas han denunciado los ataques contra la central de Zaporiyia por parte de Kiev.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-30). 'Bitter Street' in Lugansk: A Battle Line Drawn with Nazi Elements after 2014. libya360.wordpress.com John Parker From left: Alexey Albu of Borotba; John Parker of Socialist Unity Party; and Evgeniy Miroshnichenko, member of the Youth Parliament, State Duma of Russia. SLL photo From May 1 to May 12, I traveled to both Russia and the Lugansk People's Republic, an independent republic in the Donbass region, formerly part of eastern…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-30). Ukraine: Somewhere Between Afghanization and Syrianization. libya360.wordpress.com Pepe Escobar Ukraine is finished as a nation — neither side will rest in this war. The only question is whether it will be an Afghan or Syrian style finale. One year after the astounding US humiliation in Kabul — and on the verge of another serious comeuppance in Donbass — there is reason to believe…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-30). French Energy Firm Seek Deal to Increase Algerian Natural Gas Supply. libya360.wordpress.com Abayomi Azikiwe Algeria President Abdelmadjid Tebboune Holds Talks With French Counterpart Emmanuel Macron President Emmanuel Macron spends three days in the North African state in efforts to mend relations strained over colonial legacy Geostrategic Analysis Since the beginning of the Russian special military operation in neighboring Ukraine, the United States and the European Union (EU)…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-30). Ukraine: "Now We're Playing the Long Game" libya360.wordpress.com Vladislav Shurygin The special operation in Ukraine entered the phase of a war of attrition August 24, 2022 is a landmark day. August 24 not only marked Ukraine's Day of Independence ("from common sense and humanity," as many add), but also marked six months since the beginning of Russia's special military operation in the Ukrainian theatre…

Thierry Meyssan (2022-08-30). The conflict in Ukraine is precipitating the end of Western domination. thealtworld.com The Ukrainian conflict, presented as a Russian aggression, is only the implementation of the Security Council resolution 2202 of February 17, 2015. If France and Germany did not keep their commitments during the Minsk II Agreement, Russia prepared itself for seven years for the current confrontation. It had foreseen the Western sanctions well in advance and needed only two months to circumvent them. These sanctions disrupt US globalization, disrupt Western economies by breaking supply chains, causing dollars to flow back to Washington and causing general inflation, and creating energetics in the West. The United…

_____ (2022-08-30). US Citizens and the Media's Take on Ukraine's Zelenskyy. journal-neo.org Taking into account comments on the article "US Citizens and Media on Russia's Actions in Ukraine," published by the New Eastern Outlook, and readers' inquiries about what Americans themselves and the American media are saying about the Ukrainian President Zelenskyy, the following selection of materials on this issue is proposed. As Pentagon spokesman Pat Ryder …

_____ (2022-08-30). Game Of Nuclear Chicken In Zaporozhye. popularresistance.org The Zaporozhye (also spelt Zaporizhzhia) Nuclear Power Plant has become a focal point in the Ukraine war, as any major nuclear incident risks radioactivity release over a vast area. In such an accident, not only Ukraine but large parts of Europe could face radioactive contamination and much higher cancer rates and other diseases. Russia has claimed the Ukrainian side shelled the Zaporozhye plant in July and August and, on August 23, submitted photographic and other documentary evidence to the UN Security Council. Ukraine contends Russia has been shelling the plant even though it is under Russia's occupation. | Th…

Al-Jazeera (2022-08-30). What Is HIMARS? The Advanced Rocket System US Is Sending to Ukraine. globalresearch.ca

Anand Naidoo (2022-08-30). The Heat: What impact have sanctions had on Russia's economy? america.cgtn.com Six months into the Ukraine conflict — what impact have Western sanctions had on Russia's economy?

Thierry Meyssan (2022-08-30). Le conflit en Ukraine précipite la fin de la domination occidentale. thealtworld.com Le conflit ukrainien, présenté comme une agression russe, n'est que la mise en application de la résolution 2202 du Conseil de sécurité, du 17 février 2015. Si la France et l'Allemagne n'ont pas tenu leurs engagements lors de l'Accord de Minsk II, la Russie s'est préparée durant sept ans à la confrontation actuelle. Elle avait prévu les sanctions occidentales longtemps à l'avance et n'a eu besoin que de deux mois pour les contourner. Celles-ci désorganisent la globalisation états-unienne, perturbent les économies occidentales en brisant les chaàÆnes d'approvisionnement, en faisant refluer les dollars vers W…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-30). Russia: A Strategic Challenge for NATO in the Arctic. libya360.wordpress.com NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on Friday warned of the "strategic challenge" posed to the Atlantic Alliance by Russia's increased presence in the Arctic. Stoltenberg concluded a three-day visit to Canada at Cold Lake Air Base in northwestern Canada where North American Aerospace Defense Command (Norad) fighter jets tasked with patrolling the Arctic are based….

Brian Stull (2022-08-30). The Sinister and Racist Practice Infecting Death Penalty Juries. aclu.org Every person accused of a crime is entitled to a jury of their peers. While this is a fundamental right, it is not the case in death penalty trials. Jury selection in death penalty trials is unconstitutionally discriminatory and exclusionary because of a process called "death qualification," which prosecutors use to exclude jurors. | Here's how it works: To serve on a death penalty jury, potential jurors must declare to prosecutors that they are willing to impose the death penalty. This assertion makes them — "death qualified." Death qualification is as sinister as it sounds, and it's demonstrably racist…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-30). US-Backed TPLF Resumes War in Northern Ethiopia. libya360.wordpress.com Pavan Kulkarni In December, with the support of Amharan and Afar militias, the Ethiopian federal army, led by Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed had recaptured towns from the TPLF, forcing them to surrender. Photo: Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia Government Communication Service Dismissing the AU-led peace negotiations, the TPLF called for Western intervention in Ethiopia before…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-30). How France Underdevelops Africa. libya360.wordpress.com Anis Chowdhury and Jomo Kwame Sundaram SYDNEY and KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 30 2022 (IPS) — Most sub-Saharan African French colonies got formal independence in the 1960s. But their economies have progressed little, leaving most people in poverty, and generally worse off than in other post-colonial African economies. Decolonization? Pre-Second World War colonial monetary arrangements were consolidated into the Colonies…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-30). U.S. Presses Japan to Cancel Constitution's Peace-Clause. libya360.wordpress.com Eric Zuesse China and Japan Must thus Finally Agree Now, to Avoid a War. The United States Government is pressing Japan's Government to revise its 1947 U.S.-created Constitution so as to eliminate its clause (Article 9) that prevents Japan from invading any country. The clause asserts that: the Japanese people forever renounce war as a…

Ahmed Adel (2022-08-30). Russia, Iran and Azerbaijan Deepen Cooperation to Bypass Western Sanctions. globalresearch.ca

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-30). How Can Americans Tolerate U.S. Government's Crucifixion of Julian Assange? libya360.wordpress.com Eric Zuesse Julian Assange has long been in solitary-confinement imprisonment in Britain awaiting extradition to America on charges which could bring him 175 years in prison, but he has never been convicted of anything, and the U.S. Government has violated both the U.S. Constitution and U.S. laws by having thus imprisoned him for over a…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-30). US in Latin America: Interference, Extortion and Blackmail in Times of Global Reconfiguration. libya360.wordpress.com Jorge Elbaum The disordered and brutal intentionality of the United States to control the political, economic, communicational, military and cultural orientations of Latin America is linked to the loss of its relevance in the region. Last Thursday, the U.S. Ambassador to Argentina, Marc Stanley, arrogated to himself the right to give his opinion on the…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-30). Why Any Political 'Scientist' Who Calls U.S. a "Democracy" Is a Fake — NO Scientist. libya360.wordpress.com Eric ZuesseScientific empirical studies have uniformly proven that the U.S. Government is not a democracy (not a one-person-one-vote operation, nor anything even approximating that) but is instead an aristocracy (a one-dollar-one-vote Government). The U.S. Government represents actually not persons, but instead wealth. Voters go to the polls deceived by propaganda permeating the media, and voters…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-30). Why the People's Republic of China Embraced Paul Robeson. libya360.wordpress.com Black King of Songs. His communism brought the great American singer Paul Robeson trouble in the US, but helped make him a hero in China Friends of Socialist China Editorial Comment: The below article by Gao Yunxiang (Professor of History at Toronto Metropolitan University in Canada and author of the critically acclaimed Arise, Africa! Roar, China!…

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