2020-07-14: News Headlines

Andy Rowell (2020-07-13). As the Arctic Burns, Trump Bailouts Fossil Fuel Industry with Billions. globalresearch.ca The Arctic is once again on fire. And the extremely warm temperatures in the region — and concurrent wildfires — are another urgent reminder that we need to divest from fossil fuels as soon as possible. | They are a pressing …

Fight Back (2020-07-12). For his 70th birthday, we demand 'Free Simón Trinidad!'. fightbacknews.org Colombian revolutionary and political prisoner of the U.S. empire, Simón Trinidad, will have his 70th birthday in solitary confinement in a federal Supermax prison. Simón Trinidad, born Ricardo Palmera, is languishing in the Florence, Colorado Supermax prison after a bogus extradition to the United States in 2004, convicted on trumped-up charges, and sentenced to 60 years. | Organizers with the National Committee to Free Ricardo Palmera are asking people to email their birthday greetings for Simón to before his birthday on July 30. On…

Matthew Ehret-Kump (2020-07-12). Kissinger's Adoration of the 1815 Congress of Vienna: A Master Key into Universal History. globalresearch.ca The incredibly shrinking Henry Kissinger is known for many things, but a revolutionary is not one of them. Over the years of service to the empire, the career geopolitician has been consistent in his unfailing commitment to | 1) destroy the …

_____ (2020-07-11). Training The Warrior Cop: US Empire Is A Laboratory For Militarized Policing. popularresistance.org In addition to the paramilitary attitude that any civilian is a potential terrorist insurgent, US police have brought numerous tactics and weapons back from their Israel trips for use against US civilians, such as the New York Police Department's (NYPD) infamous Muslim surveillance program, which was modeled in part on Israeli surveillance of Palestinians in the West Bank. | Another is the chemical weapon "skunk water," a noxious liquid sprayed from hoses that imparts a foul smell on anything it touches that will not disappear for days. Humans struck by skunk water can experience nausea, vomiting and skin rashes.

Caitlin Johnstone (2020-07-11). Liberals Are Crazy Idiots. thealtworld.com Whenever John McCain is trending on Twitter I like to try and float a reminder of what a disgusting warmonger he was on top of the trend to disrupt the worshipful hagiography within the mainstream liberal echo chamber. | John McCain was a bloodthirsty warmongering psychopath and the world is better off without him. Death is nature's cancel culture. | — Caitlin Johnstone (@caitoz) It's a provocation. I freely admit this. But it's a provocation with a fuse that should not exist (nobody should object to som…

2020-07-13: News Headlines

Andy Rowell (2020-07-13). As the Arctic Burns, Trump Bailouts Fossil Fuel Industry with Billions. globalresearch.ca The Arctic is once again on fire. And the extremely warm temperatures in the region — and concurrent wildfires — are another urgent reminder that we need to divest from fossil fuels as soon as possible. | They are a pressing …

Fight Back (2020-07-12). For his 70th birthday, we demand 'Free Simón Trinidad!'. fightbacknews.org Colombian revolutionary and political prisoner of the U.S. empire, Simón Trinidad, will have his 70th birthday in solitary confinement in a federal Supermax prison. Simón Trinidad, born Ricardo Palmera, is languishing in the Florence, Colorado Supermax prison after a bogus extradition to the United States in 2004, convicted on trumped-up charges, and sentenced to 60 years. | Organizers with the National Committee to Free Ricardo Palmera are asking people to email their birthday greetings for Simón to before his birthday on July 30. On…

Matthew Ehret-Kump (2020-07-12). Kissinger's Adoration of the 1815 Congress of Vienna: A Master Key into Universal History. globalresearch.ca The incredibly shrinking Henry Kissinger is known for many things, but a revolutionary is not one of them. Over the years of service to the empire, the career geopolitician has been consistent in his unfailing commitment to | 1) destroy the …

_____ (2020-07-11). Training The Warrior Cop: US Empire Is A Laboratory For Militarized Policing. popularresistance.org In addition to the paramilitary attitude that any civilian is a potential terrorist insurgent, US police have brought numerous tactics and weapons back from their Israel trips for use against US civilians, such as the New York Police Department's (NYPD) infamous Muslim surveillance program, which was modeled in part on Israeli surveillance of Palestinians in the West Bank. | Another is the chemical weapon "skunk water," a noxious liquid sprayed from hoses that imparts a foul smell on anything it touches that will not disappear for days. Humans struck by skunk water can experience nausea, vomiting and skin rashes.

Caitlin Johnstone (2020-07-11). Liberals Are Crazy Idiots. thealtworld.com Whenever John McCain is trending on Twitter I like to try and float a reminder of what a disgusting warmonger he was on top of the trend to disrupt the worshipful hagiography within the mainstream liberal echo chamber. | John McCain was a bloodthirsty warmongering psychopath and the world is better off without him. Death is nature's cancel culture. | — Caitlin Johnstone (@caitoz) It's a provocation. I freely admit this. But it's a provocation with a fuse that should not exist (nobody should object to som…

CEWPAPH (2020-07-10). Alternative "Declaration of Independence Day" on July 4. indybay.org On the fourth of July, a CodePink caravan declared independence from racism, war, and climate devastation – all interconnecting systems of death. | Top Photo: Demonstrators use stencils to paint a message on the street in front of Nancy Pelosi's Pacific Heights Home. It reads, Pelosi Defund War $.

George Ochenski (2020-07-09). Where are Our Political Leaders When We Really Need Them? counterpunch.org We just celebrated the founding of this nation in which truly great leaders took up arms against the overwhelming power of the British Empire, fought a bloody war of independence, and at a huge cost in lives, homes and businesses, somehow prevailed. Yet now, in our hour of great peril as a global pandemic wreaks