2022-09-02: News Headlines

WSWS (2022-09-02). Russian President Vladimir Putin visits Kaliningrad as Ukrainian counteroffensive falters. wsws.org Putin's appearance in Kaliningrad came amid signs that the Kremlin is preparing for a protracted conflict with the imperialist powers that will transcend the borders of Ukraine.

____ (2022-09-02). Experts: Drill with Russia not aimed at others. ecns.cn The Chinese military's participation in the Vostok-2022(East-2022) military exercises organized by Russia does not target any third party and is intended to safeguard regional peace and stability, experts said.

Editor (2022-09-02). Medea Benjamin & Jodie Evans: What Killed America's Peace Movement? scheerpost.com CODEPINK founders Medea Benjamin and Jodie Evans. [Photo courtesy of CODEPINK] | : More than six months into Russia-Ukraine war, peace seems increasingly out of re…

Staff (2022-09-02). Turkey reveals new jet drone for war in Ukraine. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com UkrinformAugust 31, 2022 Bayraktar presents new jet drone set to be manufactured in Ukraine Baykar Makina, a Turkish manufacturer of combat drones, presented at the TEKNOFEST KARADENƒ∞Z exhibition in Samsun on August 30 a prototype of the Bayraktar Kƒ±zƒ±lelma (Red Apple) strike jet unmanned aerial vehicle. This was reported by the Turkish news agency Anadolu …

Federico Fuentes (2022-09-02). Ukrainian environmentalist: 'To stop the war, start moving away from fossil fuels'. zcomm.org Russia's invasion has reaped untold devastation on Ukraine's critical agricultural sector…

WSWS (2022-09-02). Euro zone inflation hit new high amid near certain recession. wsws.org The European economy been battered by rising energy and electricity prices, a product of the escalating NATO proxy war against Russia in Ukraine but one of the significant features of the latest data is that inflationary pressures are spreading more broadly.

Ana Zorita (2022-09-02). Gustavo Petro's victory the latest affront to US imperialism in Latin America. greenleft.org.au Ahead of Colombian President Gustavo Petro's inauguration last month, United States Republican Senator Ted Cruz railed about the "acute dangers to American national security" posed by leftist governments in Latin America, reports Ana Zorita.

Suzanne James (2022-09-02). Greens Senator David Shoebridge: Territory rights 'a matter of principle'. greenleft.org.au A bill seeking to give the ACT and Northern Territory rights to legislate their own laws, including on voluntary assisted dying, is scheduled to go to the Senate. Suzanne James reports.

A Guest Author (2022-09-02). °Franky Velgara Valentin PRESENTE! workers.org The following statement was issued on August 25. ProLibertad Allies and Supporters, Franky Velgara. PHOTO: Pro-Libertad It is with great sadness that we, in the ProLibertad Freedom Campaign, announce the passing of one of our founders and longtime coordinators, Francisco Velgara Valentin, known affectionately to the movement at large as . . . |

____ (2022-09-02). US says it has received Iran's response via EU coordinator. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 02 (MNA) — After Iran sent its response to the European Union, the US State Department announced on Friday that it has received Iran's response through the EU Coordinator.

____ (2022-09-02). Climate, conflicts raise stakes in hungry world. ecns.cn Millions of people struggling for food every day are seeing their hopes dimmed by soaring grain prices and tight supplies amid the impact of climate change and Western sanctions on Russia.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-02). Argentina: Assassination Attempt Made Against Cristina Fernández de Kirchner. libya360.wordpress.com BREAKING: A person has been arrested after pulling out a weapon on Vice President of Argentina Cristina Fernández de Kirchner outside her house.pic.twitter.com/FtPVallQc8 — Kawsachun News (@KawsachunNews) September 2, 2022 Argentina Public TV captured the moment when the man pulled out a gun just inches away from Vice President @CFKArgentina. pic.twitter.com/8oWcWRmJRV — Kawsachun News (@KawsachunNews)…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-01). The Most Important Election in the Americas is in Brazil. libya360.wordpress.com Vijay Prashad Women in Sà£o Paulo partake in a rally in support of the candidacy of Lula da Silva. The sign reads: "Lula president and for the lives of women". Photo: Elineudo Meira Former president Lula is in the lead in the polls ahead of the first round of elections in Brazil to be held…

Anonymous103 (2022-09-01). Head Of IAEA Left Zaporozhie NPP. Russian Ministry Of Defense Commented On Situation. southfront.org The head of the IAEA left the territory of the Zaporozhye Nuclear Power Plant. Several IAEA observers remained there. IAEA chief Grossi said the mission had managed to gather a lot of important information in a few hours at the Zaporizhzhya NPP, he saw "key things" he wanted to see. | The Russian Defense Ministry announced that the military provocation carried out by the Kiev regime on the day of the arrival of the international mission was planned. Here are the details of the operation of…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-01). Ukraine: IAEA Visits the Zaporozhye NPP. libya360.wordpress.com The #IAEA spokesman said that the IAEA mission led by the DG Mr.Rafael Grossi has been delayed on the Ukrainian-controlled territory for about 3 hours en route to Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant. — Mikhail Ulyanov (@Amb_Ulyanov) September 1, 2022 The #IAEA spokesman said that the IAEA mission led by the DG Mr.Rafael Grossi has been…

Andrew Korybko (2022-09-01). Why Is Kiev So Scared of the IAEA Visiting the Zaporozhye Nuclear Power Plant? globalresearch.ca

Oneworld.press (2022-09-01). Why Is Kiev So Scared Of The IAEA Visiting The Zaporozhye Nuclear Power Plant. oneworld.press If Kiev's conspiracy theory was true about it being Moscow that's supposedly attacked the same facility under its own control and is thus the one that's blackmailing all of Europe, then it wouldn't have just sent its soldiers on a suicide mission to seize the Zaporozhye Nuclear Power Plant before the International Atomic Energy Agency's representatives' arrival in order to plant fake evidence to that end.

Joseph Massad (2022-09-01). Russia-Ukraine War: The Western Threat of Nuclear Annihilation. globalresearch.ca

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…

TeleSUR (2022-09-01). Ukrainian Bombings Near Zaporizhzhia Leave Three Dead. telesurenglish.net On Thursday, the Zaporizhzhia District Governor Yevgeny Balitsky denounced that the latest Ukrainian shelling left three dead and five injured and destroyed three kindergartens and the House of Culture in Enerhodar City, which is located near the Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant. | RELATED: | Russia's Defense Minister informed that Russian troops foiled an attempt by Ukraine's armed forces to take control of the Zapo…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-01). 2019 RAND Paper Warned US of Failure During Ukraine Conflict. libya360.wordpress.com As far back as 2019, US Army-commissioned studies examined different means to provoke and antagonize Russia who they acknowledged sought to avoid conflict. However, they also warned that if Russia was pushed too far, it could trigger an escalation that would spiral out of Washington's control. Today we are watching this conflict unfold. Just how…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-01). Jacques Baud: Operation Z. libya360.wordpress.com Postil Magazine Interviews Jacques Baud After more than six months of war, it can be said that the Russian army is effective and efficient, and that the quality of its command & control far exceeds what we see in the West. But our perception is influenced by a reporting that is focused on the Ukrainian…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-01). Why Germany Needs a Revolution. libya360.wordpress.com Eric Zuesse Berlin's Brandenburg Gate displayed the yellow and blue colours of Ukraine in an act of solidarity — Image AP Germany's newsmedia — echoing America's — have attributed the soaring fuel-prices to Russia's invasion of Ukraine, which clearly is a lie, because the source is clearly Germany's anti-Russian sanctions and termination of the Nord…

Anonymous103 (2022-09-01). US Tightening Its Neocolonial Grip Over Ukraine. southfront.org Flags in Majdan in 2014Washington 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. | Written by Drago Bosnic, independent geopolitical and military analyst | Ukraine was never seen as a particularly sovereign country. However, in 2014 any semblance of independence was lost for good when the political West used the Neo-Nazi elements of the Ukrai…

Anonymous103 (2022-09-01). Military Situation In Ukraine On September 1, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org Russia struck the 14th mechanized brigade of the AFU near Ruski Tyshky with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck the 93rd mechanized brigade of the AFU near Chasov Yar with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck the 72nd mechanized brigade of the AFU near Artemovsk with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck military assets of the AFU near Andriivka with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck military assets of the AFU near Malinovka with high-precision missil…

Orinoco Tribune 2 (2022-09-01). 'Peacemaker' of Death: This Ukrainian Website Threatens Hundreds of Thousands With Extrajudicial Killings — Some Are Americans. orinocotribune.com By Olga Sukharevskaya &#1 ; Aug 26, 2022 | Mirotvorets, which compiles lists of 'enemies of Ukraine', has been operating with impunity for eight years | For the last eight years, a group of publicly unknown activists in Ukraine have been compiling lists of 'enemies of the people' with impunity. Hundreds of thousands have been declared criminals without trial. | Among them are not only Russian citizens, but also Ukrainian opposition figures and bloggers, European politicians, and US citizens. At the very least, being added to this list is a stigma that makes life difficult in Ukraine, but it can also serve as just…

_____ (2022-09-01). Ukraine — A Frontline Report — Vanishing Foreign Weapons. popularresistance.org Some people ask why I read the New York Times and other such outlets of mostly 'western' propaganda. One obvious reason is to "know your enemy", to find out what the propaganda wants us to think. Another one is to find the gems that give a real picture of a situation which often sneak themselves into the coverage, though usually way below the headline. | Today there is a piece about Ukrainian military units which are trading weapons with each other. | A Frontline Shadow Economy: Ukrainian Units Trade Tanks and Artillery | Within the 93rd Mechanized Brigade, Zmei was not just a lowly sergeant. He was the brigade's…

Staff (2022-09-01). Report: Russia, Ukraine Tentatively Agreed on Peace Deal in April. scheerpost.com Volodymyr Zelensky with Boris Johnson at 10 Downing Street in 2020. President.gov.ua, CC BY 4.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0, via Wikimedia Commons By Dave DeCamp / Antiwar.com Russian and Ukrainian officials tentatively agreed on a potential peace deal during negotiations back in April 2022, according to a Foreign Affairs article by Fiona Hill and Angela Stent that cited former US officials. The …

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.

Anonymous103 (2022-09-01). Why Germany Needs a Revolution, and What Type. southfront.org Written by Germany's newsmedia — echoing America's — have attributed the soaring fuel-prices to Russia's invasion of Ukraine, which clearly is a lie, because the source is clearly Germany's anti-Russian sanctions and termination of the Nord Stream 2 natural-gas pipeline and other supplies into Germany of the least-expensive fuels-sources, which had been Ru…

_____ (2022-09-01). Why Full Employment Was A Great Idea, But Is No More. popularresistance.org Hoping to recapture the White House in the United States' bicentennial year, Congressional Democrats introduced legislation to guarantee a job to nearly every adult who wanted one. Sponsored by Minnesota's liberal lion, U.S. Senator Hubert Humphrey, and California Congressman Augustus Hawkins — one of the founders of the Congressional Black Caucus — the bill would've required the executive branch to establish nationwide quotas for industrial output, and forecast the number of jobs necessary to meet those annual benchmarks. | However many jobs the private sector could not — or would not — p…

TeleSUR (2022-09-01). Chile: Policeman Guilty of Shooting Senator Fabiola Campillai. telesurenglish.net This Thursday, the Oral Court of San Bernardo found former Carabineros Captain Patricio Maturana guilty of "unlawful coercion resulting in serious and severe injuries." | RELATED: | The ruling of the court's three judges was unanimous. Judge Marcela Nilo said the police officer "acted without necessity, without making a proportional use of force, without obeying his protocols, without rendering aid to the victim and with abuse of his position." | The Pros…

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

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.

Staff (2022-09-01). Campeonato Mundial de Voleibol: El todo o nada ante Italia. cubadebate.cu Cuba enfrentará este sábado a Italia, uno de los más fuertes equipos del Campeonato Mundial de Voleibol, que paseó por la fase eliminatoria venciendo fácil a sus tres rivales, pues tuvo un solo set complicado, el tercero frente a Canadá, ganado por 39-37.

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.

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.

Oneworld.press (2022-09-01). The Political Fantasy To "Decolonize Russia" Is Doomed To Fail Due To Its People's Patriotism. oneworld.press Russia has mastered the art of "Democratic Security" at home so there's no doubt that the Golden Billion's political fantasy to "decolonize" ("Balkanize") it is doomed to fail. Instead of "resting on its laurels", this recently restored world power that's leading the global systemic transition to multipolarity is eager to help other targeted states across the Global South defend themselves from Hybrid War threats through the bespoke means connected with this concept's application in their diverse societies.

Dave DeCamp (2022-09-01). US, Allies Prepare to Outline Russian Oil Price Cap Plan. news.antiwar.com Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen and other finance ministers from the Group of Seven are set to meet virtually on Friday and outline their plan to implement a price cap on Russian oil, which experts have warned could send oil prices soaring if Russia doesn't comply. According to The Wall Street Journal, after the meeting, the …

Anonymous103 (2022-09-01). Military Situation In Syria On September 1, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org On September 1, the Russian Ministry of Defense recorded no hostilities and ceasefire violations in the Idlib region in the past 24 hours; | On August 31, an SAA servicemen was killed and three others were wounded by ISIS attack near the Tabqa airport; | On August 31, SAA artillery shelled positions of Turkish-backed forces in the Atarib area; | On August 31, Israeli warplanes struck Damascus airport and countryside with several missiles; | On August 31, Israeli warpl…

Anonymous103 (2022-09-01). France's Neocolonial Attempt To Exploit Algerian Gas Likely To Fail. southfront.org Macron in AlgeriaAnalysts believe Algeria is not able to replace Russian gas. | Written by Amid the search for diversification of energy sources, France seems ready to resume some of its colonial ties with Algeria. The African country is an important gas producer and can help Europe with supplies at this time of widespread shortages as consequenc…

Felix Abt (2022-09-01). Sanctions on Russia Threaten Fertilizer Production and Could Lead to Famine. covertactionmagazine.com The media are concealing an outrageous scandal in the context of the Russia sanctions—while distracting with a sideshow by spreading silly lies about Switzerland. Does Der Spiegel, an opinion leader in much of Europe, deserve the disqualification "lying press"? Far be it from me to call mainstream journalists liars across the board, because first of …

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…

Oneworld.press (2022-09-01). Pre-Bunking, Media Literacy, & Democratic Security. oneworld.press After reflecting on the insight that was revealed upon comparing and contrasting the West and Russia's employment of pre-bunking, media literacy, and "Democratic Security" — the first two of which are also applied abroad — it becomes clear that the first-mentioned hypocritically embraces double standards in order to disguise its motivations while the second is completely transparent in all respects.

TeleSUR (2022-09-01). Russia to Embargo Countries in Support of Cap on Its Oil Prices. telesurenglish.net "To those companies or countries that impose restrictions, we will not supply our oil and oil products, because we will not work on non-market conditions," Deputy Prime Minister Alexander Novak said about a price cap on Russian oil proposed by Washington. | RELATED: | On Friday, G7 finance ministers will meet to discuss setting a price cap on Russian oil, which would mean a reduction in Russia's oil export revenues. | In this res…

Infobrics (2022-09-01). Russia Jumps to Become Third-Largest Market for Yuan Payments. infobrics.org Russia has charged up to third place in a list of countries outside mainland China using the yuan for global payments, highlighting how it is being affected by Western sanctions…

____ (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.

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 …

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…

_____ (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 …

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….

Abayomi Azikiwe (2022-08-31). Washington's "Modern Cold War" against Africa. SADC Summit Rejects Anti-Russian Bill in U.S. Congress. globalresearch.ca

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…

_____ (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 …

Editor (2022-08-31). We're Being Trained to Worry About 'Russian Propaganda' While Drowning in US Propaganda. scheerpost.com People with a TV instead of a head controlled by the hands of a puppeteer. the concept of the influence of the media and propaganda on a person's worldview. ( By Caitlin Johnstone / One of the weirdest, most insane things happening today is the way the entire western world is being trained to freak out about "Russian propaganda" — which barely exists in the west — while i…

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…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-31). Esther Cooper Jackson — Presente! libya360.wordpress.com TIMOTHY V. JOHNSON James and Esther with their daughters Kathryn (left) and Harriet (right), circa 1960s. Family collection. Esther Jackson, 105: Life reflected the 20th century struggle for equality Esther Cooper Jackson was part of an "astonishingly excellent cohort of Black women of an earlier generation, including Claudia Jones; Shirley Graham; Louise Patterson; and Dorothy…

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