2020-02-24: News Headlines

Gary D. Barnett (2020-02-24). The U.S. Is the World Leader of Bio-Weapons Research, Production, and Use Against Mankind. globalresearch.ca Those that prevent disease and expose virus creation are heroic, but those that create and purposely spread disease and virus are inhuman. Given the history of the United States government and its military industrial complex concerning biological and germ warfare, …

Darius Shahtahmasebi (2020-02-24). 2021 Pentagon Budget Request Hints at Russia and China as the New Focus of US Empire. mintpressnews.com As the disastrous US wars in the Middle East begin to wind down, the Pentagon is shifting its strategy, budget and arsenal to focus on a confrontation with Russia and China, writes Darius Shahtahmasebi.

RT (2020-02-24). Palestinian flag, Yellow Vests, Anonymous masks: Wide range of protester groups join demonstration in support of Assange (PHOTOS). rt.com Supporters of Julian Assange have staged quite a show outside Woolwich Court in London, throwing their artistic weight behind the embattled WikiLeaks co-founder. | Overlooked by a few policemen, dozens of protesters began amassing near the courthouse earlier on Monday, just as the judges began the closely-watched extradition hearing for Assange. | There was no shortage of conventional placards calling for Assange's release, but some activists showed unorthodox creativity. One protester, dressed as a biblical character, stole the show by carrying a yellowish cross, with the words "The truth will win" imprinted…

Edward Curtin (2020-02-24). The Christian Gospel for Americans: A Systematic Theology. David Ray Griffin. globalresearch.ca There are very few writers who have done more to try to open the public's mind to the evil nature of the American empire than David Ray Griffin. | His series of books on the false flag attacks of September 11, …

Robert Abele (2020-02-24). The American Empire Will Fall if Humanity Stands Together. globalresearch.ca Empires despise laws. The U.S. Empire still desires to dominate Iran, Venezeula, Bolivia, Syria, and others, all in contravention of the United Nations Charter and the Geneva Conventions. When the Geneva Conventions and International Laws of War and Commerce were …

Jessica Corbett, staff writer (2020-02-24). 'Amazing News': Climate Activists Celebrate Victory After Forcing Company to Abandon Proposed Tar Sands Project. commondreams.org Climate campaigners celebrated a "momentous win" in Canada after Teck Resources on Sunday withdrew its application to build a tar sands mine in Alberta and the CEO admitted that because of "the growing debate" over fossil fuel use amid a climate crisis, "it is now evidence that there is no constructive path forward for the project." | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files…

Fight Back (2020-02-23). "We want to show the DNC that the people have the power," says Milwaukee coalition. fightbacknews.org New York, NY – On February 22, a Wisconsin delegation invited a conference of nearly 60 organizations to join a major protest at the Democratic National Convention taking place in Milwaukee in July. | The members of the Coalition to March on the DNC made their announcement on the second day of the United National Antiwar Coalition (UNAC) national conference. The UNAC conference is a major gathering of international solidarity and anti-oppression activists from across North America, taking place at the People's Forum in New York City. | The coalition is calling on all progressive, left, democratic and socialist or…

teleSUR (2020-02-22). 'Don't Extradite Assange' is the Shout at London's Streets. telesurenglish.net In London, hundreds of free speech activists Saturday marched from the Australia House to Parliament Square in support of RELATED: | Beginning Feb. 24, London's Woolwich Crown Court will…

Fight Back (2020-02-20). Immigrant rights activists rally at MN capitol for driver's licenses for all. fightbacknews.org St. Paul, MN – More than 40 immigrant rights activists from all over the state of Minnesota rallied at the capitol here, February 11, the opening day of the legislative session. People traveled from as far as Zimmerman and Rochester to participate in the action. The rally and lobbying action were organized by Minnesota Immigrant Movement (MIM) and Minnesota Immigrant Rights Action Committee (MIRAC). Activists asked the Minnesota legislature to support driver's licenses for all and to make Minnesota a sanctuary state. | Dressed in red, MIM and MIRAC members rallied in the rotunda of the capitol, calling on represe…

Alan MacLeod (2020-02-20). Cop-Hating Vandals or Pro-Democracy Activists? – Depends whose police are being protested. fair.org The "cop-hating vandals" poured glue on three turnstiles and "placed large stickers throughout the subway station" (New York Post, The New York Police Department (NYPD) can generally rely on corporate media as allies on controversial police issues. A case in point was the New York subway protests earlier this month, in which the activist group

Staff (2020-02-17). Headlines for February 17, 2020. democracynow.org Americans Aboard Cruise Ship Repatriated as 71,000 Global Cases of Coronavirus Confirmed, 1,100+ Ex-DOJ Staff Call on Attorney General Barr to Resign, Sen. Klobuchar Can't Say Name of Mexican President, Sen. Sanders Calls Out Bloomberg on Campaign Trail, Bloomberg's Company Faced Years of Sexual Discrimination and Harassment Lawsuits, LGBT Activists of Color Call Out Pete Buttigieg for Ties to Big Money, Conservative Positions, Airstrikes Kill 31 People, Including Children, in Yemen, Intensifying Syrian Gov't Offensive Has Displaced 800,000 Civilians Since December, Airstrike Kills 8 Civilians in Afghanistan as U…

Fred_F (2020-02-14). Solidarity activists report on visit to Venezuela. greenleft.org.au

Venezuela Analysis (2020-02-06). Embassy Protection Collective: "We Are Not the Ones Who Violated the Law" theantimedia.com In this exclusive interview, VA talks to the activists who defended the Venezuelan Embassy in Washington DC ahead of their trial.

Medea Benjamin (2020-02-02). Why aren't Americans rising up like the people of Chile and Lebanon? zcomm.org The tinder for a revolutionary movement is everywhere…

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Palestinian flag, Yellow Vests, Anonymous masks: Wide range of protester groups join demonstration in support of Assange (PHOTOS)
rt.com | 2020-02-24
Supporters of Julian Assange have staged quite a show outside Woolwich Court in London, throwing their artistic weight behind the embattled WikiLeaks co-founder. | Overlooked by a few policemen, dozens of protesters began amassing near the courthouse earlier on Monday, just as the judges began the closely-watched extradition hearing for Assange. | There was no shortage of conventional placards calling for Assange's release, but some activists showed unorthodox creativity. One protester, dressed as a biblical character, stole the show by carrying a yellowish cross, with the words "The truth will win" imprinted…
rt.com/news/481552-assange-protest-flags…

The U.S. Is the World Leader of Bio-Weapons Research, Production, and Use Against Mankind
Gary D. Barnett | globalresearch.ca | 2020-02-24
Those that prevent disease and expose virus creation are heroic, but those that create and purposely spread disease and virus are inhuman. Given the history of the United States government and its military industrial complex concerning biological and germ warfare, …
globalresearch.ca/u-s-world-leader-bio-weapons-research-production-use-against-mankind/5704548

Palestinian flag, Yellow Vests, Anonymous masks: Wide range of protester groups join demonstration in support of Assange (PHOTOS)
rt.com | 2020-02-24
Supporters of Julian Assange have staged quite a show outside Woolwich Court in London, throwing their artistic weight behind the embattled WikiLeaks co-founder. | Overlooked by a few policemen, dozens of protesters began amassing near the courthouse earlier on Monday, just as the judges began the closely-watched extradition hearing for Assange. | There was no shortage of conventional placards calling for Assange's release, but some activists showed unorthodox creativity. One protester, dressed as a biblical character, stole the show by carrying a yellowish cross, with the words "The truth will win" imprinted…
rt.com/news/481552-assange-protest-flags…

2021 Pentagon Budget Request Hints at Russia and China as the New Focus of US Empire
Darius Shahtahmasebi | mintpressnews.com | 2020-02-24
As the disastrous US wars in the Middle East begin to wind down, the Pentagon is shifting its strategy, budget and arsenal to focus on a confrontation with Russia and China, writes Darius Shahtahmasebi.
mintpressnews.com/2021-pentagon-budget-r…

The American Empire Will Fall if Humanity Stands Together
Robert Abele | globalresearch.ca | 2020-02-24
Empires despise laws. The U.S. Empire still desires to dominate Iran, Venezeula, Bolivia, Syria, and others, all in contravention of the United Nations Charter and the Geneva Conventions. When the Geneva Conventions and International Laws of War and Commerce were …
globalresearch.ca/empire-fall-humanity-stands-together/5704464

The Christian Gospel for Americans: A Systematic Theology. David Ray Griffin
Edward Curtin | globalresearch.ca | 2020-02-24
There are very few writers who have done more to try to open the public's mind to the evil nature of the American empire than David Ray Griffin. | His series of books on the false flag attacks of September 11, …
globalresearch.ca/david-ray-griffin-christian-gospel-americans-systematic-theology/5704564

The Christian Gospel for Americans: A Systematic Theology. David Ray Griffin
Edward Curtin | globalresearch.ca | 2020-02-24
There are very few writers who have done more to try to open the public's mind to the evil nature of the American empire than David Ray Griffin. His series of books on the false flag attacks of September …
globalresearch.ca/david-ray-griffin-christian-gospel-americans-systematic-theology/5704564

'Amazing News': Climate Activists Celebrate Victory After Forcing Company to Abandon Proposed Tar Sands Project
Jessica Corbett, staff writer | commondreams.org | 2020-02-24
Climate campaigners celebrated a "momentous win" in Canada after Teck Resources on Sunday withdrew its application to build a tar sands mine in Alberta and the CEO admitted that because of "the growing debate" over fossil fuel use amid a climate crisis, "it is now evidence that there is no constructive path forward for the project." | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files…
commondreams.org/news/2020/02/24/amazing…

"We want to show the DNC that the people have the power," says Milwaukee coalition
Fight Back | fightbacknews.org | 2020-02-23
New York, NY – On February 22, a Wisconsin delegation invited a conference of nearly 60 organizations to join a major protest at the Democratic National Convention taking place in Milwaukee in July. | The members of the Coalition to March on the DNC made their announcement on the second day of the United National Antiwar Coalition (UNAC) national conference. The UNAC conference is a major gathering of international solidarity and anti-oppression activists from across North America, taking place at the People's Forum in New York City. | The coalition is calling on all progressive, left, democratic and socialist or…
www.fightbacknews.org/2020/2/23/we-want-…

'Don't Extradite Assange' is the Shout at London's Streets
telesurenglish.net | 2020-02-22
In London, hundreds of free speech activists Saturday marched from the Australia House to Parliament Square in support of Julian Assange who faces a court that will decide whether or not to be extradited to the United States. | RELATED: | Europe's Human Rights Watchdog Opposes Assange's Extradition | Beginning Feb. 24, London's Woolwich Crown Court will…
telesurenglish.net/news/Dont-Extradite-A…

Immigrant rights activists rally at MN capitol for driver's licenses for all
Fight Back | fightbacknews.org | 2020-02-20
St. Paul, MN – More than 40 immigrant rights activists from all over the state of Minnesota rallied at the capitol here, February 11, the opening day of the legislative session. People traveled from as far as Zimmerman and Rochester to participate in the action. The rally and lobbying action were organized by Minnesota Immigrant Movement (MIM) and Minnesota Immigrant Rights Action Committee (MIRAC). Activists asked the Minnesota legislature to support driver's licenses for all and to make Minnesota a sanctuary state. | Dressed in red, MIM and MIRAC members rallied in the rotunda of the capitol, calling on represe…
www.fightbacknews.org/2020/2/19/immigran…

Cop-Hating Vandals or Pro-Democracy Activists? – Depends whose police are being protested
Alan MacLeod | fair.org | 2020-02-20
The "cop-hating vandals" poured glue on three turnstiles and "placed large stickers throughout the subway station" (New York Post, 2/5/20). | The New York Police Department (NYPD) can generally rely on corporate media as allies on controversial police issues. A case in point was the New York subway protests earlier this month, in which the activist group Decolonize This Place…
fair.org/home/cop-hating-vandals-or-pro-…

Solidarity activists report on visit to Venezuela
Fred_F | greenleft.org.au | 2020-02-14
international solidarity Chris SleeIssue 1253 Australia Venezuela MelbourneFebruary 14, 2020Three solidarity activists who recently returned from Venezuela addressed a meeting organised by the Ve…
greenleft.org.au/content/solidarity-activists-report-visit-venezuela

Embassy Protection Collective: "We Are Not the Ones Who Violated the Law"
Venezuela Analysis | theantimedia.com | 2020-02-06
In this exclusive interview, VA talks to the activists who defended the Venezuelan Embassy in Washington DC ahead of their trial.

Embassy Protection Collective: "We Are Not the Ones Who Violated the Law"

Why aren't Americans rising up like the people of Chile and Lebanon?
Medea Benjamin | zcomm.org | 2020-02-02
The tinder for a revolutionary movement is everywhere…
zcomm.org/zmagazine/why-arent-americans-…