2022-12-07: News Headlines

WSWS (2022-12-07). Timothy Snyder's Bloodlands: Right-wing propaganda disguised as historical scholarship — Conclusion. wsws.org The historical lies and falsifications of Bloodlands are not only part and parcel of the rehabilitation of fascism and preparations for a new imperialist world war. They also constitute a fundamental assault on historical consciousness and the very concept of history as a science.

Alexander Neu (2022-12-07). Russia's war in the mirror of western international law nihilism and propaganda. indybay.org With Russia's war of aggression on Ukraine and the Western response, the world may be headed in leaps and bounds toward the nuclear abyss: The escalation dynamic is gaining speed. More and more conventional weapons with better and better effect are being moved by the West to Ukraine, while asserting that they are not a party to the war.

Tony Murphy (2022-12-07). Amazon Labor Union calls out CEO Jassy. workers.org New York City Nov. 30 — In Manhattan today, Amazon Labor Union President Chris Smalls led a picket line outside the New York Times' DealBook Summit, where Amazon CEO Andy Jass was a scheduled speaker. President Chris Smalls leads Amazon Labor Union members and supporters in chants Nov. 30, Columbus . . . |

WSWS (2022-12-06). Timothy Snyder's Bloodlands: Right-wing propaganda disguised as historical scholarship — Part 4. wsws.org The perhaps most disturbing component of the relativization of the crimes of fascism in Bloodlands is Snyder's systematic distortions of the Nazi-led genocide of 6 million European Jews and his attempt to whitewash the crimes of Ukrainian fascists and collaborators.

WSWS (2022-12-06). Timothy Snyder's Bloodlands: Right-wing propaganda disguised as historical scholarship — Part Four. wsws.org The perhaps most disturbing component of the relativization of the crimes of fascism in Bloodlands is Snyder's systematic distortions of the Nazi-led genocide of 6 million European Jews and his attempt to whitewash the crimes of Ukrainian fascists and collaborators.

_____ (2022-12-06). A More Equitable And Democratic World Order Is Underway. popularresistance.org We are holding this important Conference at the time when our world is going through fundamental transformations and, as a result, is witnessing dangerous military confrontations, as marked by the current crisis in Ukraine. This crisis, more than anything else, is a direct result of the U.S. and European imperialisms' effort to encircle Russia by the eastward expansion of NATO to the Russian borders, turning Ukraine into another military base for NATO, and thus causing an existential threat to the security of the Russian Federation. | Unfortunately, many have fallen for the imperialism's propaganda of one-sided c…

Editor (2022-12-06). Rep. Adam Smith Says Calls for Ukraine Aid Oversight are 'Russian Propaganda'. scheerpost.com

_____ (2022-12-06). Americans Dumbed Down On Russia. popularresistance.org Five years ago today, Congress learned from sworn, horse's-mouth testimony that there is no technical evidence that Russia (or anyone else) hacked the DNC emails showing how the DNC had stacked the deck against Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton's rival for the Democratic nomination. | I can almost hear readers new to this website cry out in disbelief: "That cannot be. Official Washington and the media assured us that the Russians hacked those emails in order to help Trump win. And didn't Obama throw out 35 Russian diplomats in reaction? And what about those 12 Russian intelligence agents indicted for hacking?" Were…

WSWS (2022-12-06). CUPE rams through sellout contract for 55,000 Ontario education workers after massive propaganda campaign. wsws.org The contract for caretakers, education assistants, administrative staff, and early childhood educators includes an annual wage "increase" of just 3.59 percent, with official inflation running at 7 percent.

WSWS (2022-12-06). South Korean unions prepare sell-out of striking truck drivers. wsws.org The unions are isolating striking workers, while mouthing empty militant rhetoric to cover up a future sell-out agreement union bureaucrats hope to impose.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-12-06). Decolonization, Multipolarity, and the Demise of the Monroe Doctrine. libya360.wordpress.com William Camacaro and Frederick Mills Mapuche protest in Chile, using signs in their language, defending their right to cultural independence and land recovery. Credit photo: Pressenza International News Agency "It is no longer possible, in the case of America, to continue with the Monroe Doctrine nor with the slogan 'America for the Americans.'" Andrés…

Khubaka, Michael Harris (2022-12-06). Golden Harvest Ceremony – Growing food in Historic Negro Bar, Lake Natoma, California. indybay.org 1848 Negro Hill, Mormon Island and Negro Bar Gold Mining District on Ancient Indigenous Lands in California. "It's important to keep the focus squarely on the culprit that brought us to this point today. And that's the US government. Its subtle and overt expansion of White supremacy is to blame here. These are two incredibly aggrieved, hyper-marginalized groups,"

WSWS (2022-12-06). Workers Struggles: The Americas. wsws.org Newswriters at the New York Times have authorized a 24-hour strike set for December 8 over stalled contract talks while workers at the DIANCA shipyard continue a job action over a host of unresolved issues.

Chris Walker (2022-12-06). Trump's PAC Is Paying Legal Fees for Key Witnesses in the Mar-a-Lago Docs Case. truthout.org Donald Trump's political action committee is paying the legal fees for key witnesses in the Department of Justice (DOJ) inquiry into the former president's improper hoarding of government documents at his Mar-a-Lago estate — an action that many legal experts believe suggests he is trying to influence their responses to investigators. Public records obtained by The Washington Post indicate that… |

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-12-05). Nigerian President: Ukraine Weapons 'Filtering' to Lake Chad Region. libya360.wordpress.com Drago Bosnic Despite months of allegations that Western weapons being supplied to the Kiev regime are ending up in black markets around the world, the Neo-Nazi junta keeps insisting that this is not the case and that it's all just "Russian propaganda" aiming to cause a rift between Kiev and the political West. However, the…

_____ (2022-12-05). An Under the Radar Religious Pogrom in Vibrantly Democratic Ukraine. strategic-culture.org What fool was it who said that the collective West, the fabled City on the Hill whose "values" are universal and binding on all, is amoral? A greater untruth was never uttered. | Of course, the West espouses and acts according to specific moral principles. But these principles need to be identified and their effects unequivocally recognized. | The moral doctrine which governs the conduct of the collective West will be sought in vain in the Bible or the Quran, in the ethical or political writings of Aristotle, or in the precepts of Confucius and the other sages of the East. That rather little known moral doctrine…

____ (2022-12-05). David Ray Griffin (8 Aug 1939 — 26 Nov 2022)The Man and His Work: A Synopsis. transcend.org 2 Dec 2022 – From a hopeful common-sense theology to the exposés of imperialist propaganda and false flag operations, to the full extent of the climate crisis, to our evolving perception of the nature of the divine, David Griffin stands with the greats; yet was quiet, humorous, down to earth, and unassuming. RIP…

Edward Curtin (2022-12-05). Our Authentically Fake and Hypocritical Society of Copies. dissidentvoice.org "Ditto," said Tweedledum. "Ditto, ditto!" cried Tweedledee. — Lewis Carroll, Through The Looking-Glass, December 27, 1871 Sometimes a trifling contretemps can open a window onto significant issues. As a case in point, The New York Times, a newspaper that regularly publishes U.S. propaganda without a bit of shame or remorse, recently reported on a controversy …

WSWS (2022-12-05). German parliament supports far-right war propaganda with "Holodomor" vote. wsws.org November 30, 2022 will go down in history as the date on which the German parliament (Bundestag) sacrificed historical truth and freedom of opinion and scholarship on the altar of militarism.

WSWS (2022-12-05). Timothy Snyder's Bloodlands: Right-wing propaganda disguised as historical scholarship — Part Three. wsws.org This is the third part of a five-part review of Timothy Snyder's Bloodlands.

Editor (2022-12-05). NATO Narratives and Corporate Media Are Leading to 'Doorstep of Doom'. mronline.org A popular cartoon aptly expresses the political angst provoked by media pundits today as they chatter on about nuclear war: Two people, both a little hunched over, burdened with the world, are walking down a city street. The woman says to the man, "My desire to be well-informed is currently at odds with my desire to remain sane."

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-12-05). NATO Narratives and Corporate Media Are Leading to the 'Doorstep of Doom'. libya360.wordpress.com Robin Andersen Wall Street Journal (The U.S. Should Show It Can Win a Nuclear War 4/27/22): "Unless the US prepares to win a nuclear war, it risks losing one." A popular cartoon aptly expresses the political angst provoked by media pundits today as they chatter on about nuclear war: Two people, both a little hunched over, burdened…

WSWS (2022-12-05). Health experts warn of impending public health crisis as China quickly adapts itself to herd immunity policy. wsws.org Published estimates suggest that the ending of Zero-COVID in China, now being demanded by the corporate media, could cost 1 to 2 million lives immediately.

WSWS (2022-12-05). Health experts warn of impending public health crisis as China quickly adapts itself to the herd immunity policy. wsws.org Published estimates suggest that the ending of Zero-COVID in China, now being demanded by the corporate media, could cost 1 to 2 million lives immediately.

Lily Meyersohn (2022-12-05). Let's Take Up the Railroad Workers' Fight for Paid Sick Leave. We All Need It. truthout.org Paid sick leave policy was brought to the forefront of U.S. public discourse this past week after President Biden and congressional leaders moved to block a nationwide rail strike over union workers' objections to the lack of sick leave policies in their contract. Under the imposed deal, workers receive no paid sick days. Four unions had already voted against the contract. Congress's move to block… |

____ (2022-12-05). The Volatility of US Hegemony in Latin America (Part 2). transcend.org 3 Dec 2022 – The US has long considered Latin America and the Caribbean its "backyard" under the anachronistic 1823 Monroe Doctrine. Even though Biden mistakenly thinks that upgrading the region to "front yard" makes any difference, Yankee hemispheric hegemony is becoming increasingly volatile by a "Pink Tide" of left electoral victories.

Dr. Vladislav B. Sotirović (2022-12-05). The 2002 Bush Junior Doctrine and the Pandora Box of "Preemptive Warfare" globalresearch.ca

Roger D. Harris (2022-12-05). The Volatility of US Hegemony in Latin America Cuba, Venezuela, Nicaragua, Haiti, and China (Part 2). orinocotribune.com By Roger D. Harris Dec 1, 2022 | The US has long considered Latin America and the Caribbean to be its "backyard" under the anachronist 1823 Monroe Doctrine. And even though current US President Biden mistakenly thinks that upgrading the region to the "

____ (2022-12-05). (W.E. Talk) Karl-Heinz Pohl: Reflections on the methodology of a cross cultural dialogue. ecns.cn My talk is called "reflections on the methodology of a cross cultural dialogue". And I will propose ten methodological considerations, concerning how to proceed with a cross-cultural dialogue, what the influencing parameters are, what its limitations are, and what are favorable conditions for it.

Editor (2022-12-05). "Publishing Is Not a Crime": The New York Times Joins the Fight to Free Assange. scheerpost.com

Isheka N. Harrison (2022-12-05). White Americans Eligible To Get Race-Neutral 'Reparations' in Rhode Island: Black America Speaks Out. moguldom.com Providence, Rhode Island, recently announced a "reparations" program to help atone for its history of racism and discrimination, but critics are blasting it for being race-neutral. According to a report by The Washington Post, Mayor Jorge Elorza signed a $10 million budget for the Providence Municipal Reparations program. "The radical thing that we did was we put …

_____ (2022-12-05). The Guardian Could Help Assange By Retracting All The Lies It Published About Him. strategic-culture.org The Guardian has joined The New York Times, Le Monde, Der Spiegel and El País in signing a letter from the five papers which collaborated with WikiLeaks twelve years ago in the publication of the Chelsea Manning leaks to call for the Biden administration to drop all charges against Julian Assange. This sudden jolt of mainstream support comes as news breaks that Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has been personally pushing the US government to bring the Assange case to a close.

____ (2022-12-05). International Media Groups Urge US to Drop Julian Assange Charges in Letter. transcend.org Twelve years ago, on 28 Nov 2010, our five international media outlets–the New York Times, the Guardian, Le Monde, El País and Der Spiegel–published a series of revelations in cooperation with WikiLeaks that made the headlines around the globe. Our statement supporting the end of the US government's prosecution of Julian Assange.

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2022-12-06: News Headlines

WSWS (2022-12-06). Timothy Snyder's Bloodlands: Right-wing propaganda disguised as historical scholarship — Part 4. wsws.org The perhaps most disturbing component of the relativization of the crimes of fascism in Bloodlands is Snyder's systematic distortions of the Nazi-led genocide of 6 million European Jews and his attempt to whitewash the crimes of Ukrainian fascists and collaborators.

Alexander Neu (2022-12-06). Russia's war in the mirror of western international law nihilism and propaganda. indybay.org With Russia's war of aggression on Ukraine and the Western response, the world may be headed in leaps and bounds toward the nuclear abyss: The escalation dynamic is gaining speed. More and more conventional weapons with better and better effect are being moved by the West to Ukraine, while asserting that they are not a party to the war.

WSWS (2022-12-06). CUPE rams through sellout contract for 55,000 Ontario education workers after massive propaganda campaign. wsws.org The contract for caretakers, education assistants, administrative staff, and early childhood educators includes an annual wage "increase" of just 3.59 percent, with official inflation running at 7 percent.

WSWS (2022-12-06). South Korean unions prepare sell-out of striking truck drivers. wsws.org The unions are isolating striking workers, while mouthing empty militant rhetoric to cover up a future sell-out agreement union bureaucrats hope to impose.

Khubaka, Michael Harris (2022-12-06). Golden Harvest Ceremony – Growing food in Historic Negro Bar, Lake Natoma, California. indybay.org 1848 Negro Hill, Mormon Island and Negro Bar Gold Mining District on Ancient Indigenous Lands in California. "It's important to keep the focus squarely on the culprit that brought us to this point today. And that's the US government. Its subtle and overt expansion of White supremacy is to blame here. These are two incredibly aggrieved, hyper-marginalized groups,"

WSWS (2022-12-06). Workers Struggles: The Americas. wsws.org Newswriters at the New York Times have authorized a 24-hour strike set for December 8 over stalled contract talks while workers at the DIANCA shipyard continue a job action over a host of unresolved issues.

Chris Walker (2022-12-06). Trump's PAC Is Paying Legal Fees for Key Witnesses in the Mar-a-Lago Docs Case. truthout.org Donald Trump's political action committee is paying the legal fees for key witnesses in the Department of Justice (DOJ) inquiry into the former president's improper hoarding of government documents at his Mar-a-Lago estate — an action that many legal experts believe suggests he is trying to influence their responses to investigators. Public records obtained by The Washington Post indicate that… |

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-12-05). Nigerian President: Ukraine Weapons 'Filtering' to Lake Chad Region. libya360.wordpress.com Drago Bosnic Despite months of allegations that Western weapons being supplied to the Kiev regime are ending up in black markets around the world, the Neo-Nazi junta keeps insisting that this is not the case and that it's all just "Russian propaganda" aiming to cause a rift between Kiev and the political West. However, the…

_____ (2022-12-05). An Under the Radar Religious Pogrom in Vibrantly Democratic Ukraine. strategic-culture.org What fool was it who said that the collective West, the fabled City on the Hill whose "values" are universal and binding on all, is amoral? A greater untruth was never uttered. | Of course, the West espouses and acts according to specific moral principles. But these principles need to be identified and their effects unequivocally recognized. | The moral doctrine which governs the conduct of the collective West will be sought in vain in the Bible or the Quran, in the ethical or political writings of Aristotle, or in the precepts of Confucius and the other sages of the East. That rather little known moral doctrine…

____ (2022-12-05). David Ray Griffin (8 Aug 1939 — 26 Nov 2022)The Man and His Work: A Synopsis. transcend.org 2 Dec 2022 – From a hopeful common-sense theology to the exposés of imperialist propaganda and false flag operations, to the full extent of the climate crisis, to our evolving perception of the nature of the divine, David Griffin stands with the greats; yet was quiet, humorous, down to earth, and unassuming. RIP…

Edward Curtin (2022-12-05). Our Authentically Fake and Hypocritical Society of Copies. dissidentvoice.org "Ditto," said Tweedledum. "Ditto, ditto!" cried Tweedledee. — Lewis Carroll, Through The Looking-Glass, December 27, 1871 Sometimes a trifling contretemps can open a window onto significant issues. As a case in point, The New York Times, a newspaper that regularly publishes U.S. propaganda without a bit of shame or remorse, recently reported on a controversy …

WSWS (2022-12-05). German parliament supports far-right war propaganda with "Holodomor" vote. wsws.org November 30, 2022 will go down in history as the date on which the German parliament (Bundestag) sacrificed historical truth and freedom of opinion and scholarship on the altar of militarism.

WSWS (2022-12-05). Timothy Snyder's Bloodlands: Right-wing propaganda disguised as historical scholarship — Part Three. wsws.org This is the third part of a five-part review of Timothy Snyder's Bloodlands.

Editor (2022-12-05). NATO Narratives and Corporate Media Are Leading to 'Doorstep of Doom'. mronline.org A popular cartoon aptly expresses the political angst provoked by media pundits today as they chatter on about nuclear war: Two people, both a little hunched over, burdened with the world, are walking down a city street. The woman says to the man, "My desire to be well-informed is currently at odds with my desire to remain sane."

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-12-05). NATO Narratives and Corporate Media Are Leading to the 'Doorstep of Doom'. libya360.wordpress.com Robin Andersen Wall Street Journal (The U.S. Should Show It Can Win a Nuclear War 4/27/22): "Unless the US prepares to win a nuclear war, it risks losing one." A popular cartoon aptly expresses the political angst provoked by media pundits today as they chatter on about nuclear war: Two people, both a little hunched over, burdened…

WSWS (2022-12-05). Health experts warn of impending public health crisis as China quickly adapts itself to herd immunity policy. wsws.org Published estimates suggest that the ending of Zero-COVID in China, now being demanded by the corporate media, could cost 1 to 2 million lives immediately.

WSWS (2022-12-05). Health experts warn of impending public health crisis as China quickly adapts itself to the herd immunity policy. wsws.org Published estimates suggest that the ending of Zero-COVID in China, now being demanded by the corporate media, could cost 1 to 2 million lives immediately.

Lily Meyersohn (2022-12-05). Let's Take Up the Railroad Workers' Fight for Paid Sick Leave. We All Need It. truthout.org Paid sick leave policy was brought to the forefront of U.S. public discourse this past week after President Biden and congressional leaders moved to block a nationwide rail strike over union workers' objections to the lack of sick leave policies in their contract. Under the imposed deal, workers receive no paid sick days. Four unions had already voted against the contract. Congress's move to block… |

____ (2022-12-05). The Volatility of US Hegemony in Latin America (Part 2). transcend.org 3 Dec 2022 – The US has long considered Latin America and the Caribbean its "backyard" under the anachronistic 1823 Monroe Doctrine. Even though Biden mistakenly thinks that upgrading the region to "front yard" makes any difference, Yankee hemispheric hegemony is becoming increasingly volatile by a "Pink Tide" of left electoral victories.

Dr. Vladislav B. Sotirović (2022-12-05). The 2002 Bush Junior Doctrine and the Pandora Box of "Preemptive Warfare" globalresearch.ca

Roger D. Harris (2022-12-05). The Volatility of US Hegemony in Latin America Cuba, Venezuela, Nicaragua, Haiti, and China (Part 2). orinocotribune.com By Roger D. Harris Dec 1, 2022 | The US has long considered Latin America and the Caribbean to be its "backyard" under the anachronist 1823 Monroe Doctrine. And even though current US President Biden mistakenly thinks that upgrading the region to the "

____ (2022-12-05). (W.E. Talk) Karl-Heinz Pohl: Reflections on the methodology of a cross cultural dialogue. ecns.cn My talk is called "reflections on the methodology of a cross cultural dialogue". And I will propose ten methodological considerations, concerning how to proceed with a cross-cultural dialogue, what the influencing parameters are, what its limitations are, and what are favorable conditions for it.

Editor (2022-12-05). "Publishing Is Not a Crime": The New York Times Joins the Fight to Free Assange. scheerpost.com

Isheka N. Harrison (2022-12-05). White Americans Eligible To Get Race-Neutral 'Reparations' in Rhode Island: Black America Speaks Out. moguldom.com Providence, Rhode Island, recently announced a "reparations" program to help atone for its history of racism and discrimination, but critics are blasting it for being race-neutral. According to a report by The Washington Post, Mayor Jorge Elorza signed a $10 million budget for the Providence Municipal Reparations program. "The radical thing that we did was we put …

_____ (2022-12-05). The Guardian Could Help Assange By Retracting All The Lies It Published About Him. strategic-culture.org The Guardian has joined The New York Times, Le Monde, Der Spiegel and El País in signing a letter from the five papers which collaborated with WikiLeaks twelve years ago in the publication of the Chelsea Manning leaks to call for the Biden administration to drop all charges against Julian Assange. This sudden jolt of mainstream support comes as news breaks that Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has been personally pushing the US government to bring the Assange case to a close.

____ (2022-12-05). International Media Groups Urge US to Drop Julian Assange Charges in Letter. transcend.org Twelve years ago, on 28 Nov 2010, our five international media outlets–the New York Times, the Guardian, Le Monde, El País and Der Spiegel–published a series of revelations in cooperation with WikiLeaks that made the headlines around the globe. Our statement supporting the end of the US government's prosecution of Julian Assange.

Staff (2022-12-04). GOP Silence on Trump's Call to Axe Constitution Reveals 'Full Embrace of Fascism': House Dem. commondreams.org "Last week the leader of the Republican Party had dinner with a Nazi leader and a man who called Adolf Hitler 'great,'" said Rep. Bill Pascrell. "Yesterday Trump called for throwing out the Constitution and making himself dictator."

Dave DeCamp (2022-12-04). Rep. Adam Smith Says Calls for Ukraine Aid Oversight are 'Russian Propaganda'. news.antiwar.com Rep. Adam Smith (D-WA), the head of the House Armed Services Committee, said Saturday that the growing calls for more oversight of the billions of dollars the US is spending on Ukraine are "part of Russian propaganda." While the majority of Republicans strongly favor continuing to arm Ukraine, even the more hawkish GOP members have …

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2022-12-04). The Covid "Killer Vaccine". People Are Dying All Over the World. It's A Criminal Undertaking. globalresearch.ca First published on November 26, 2022 | *** | We are being accused of "spreading disinformation" regarding the Covid-19 vaccine. | The Reuters and AP media "trackers" and "fact checkers" will be out to smear the testimonies of parents who have lost their …

Ryan Cristián (2022-12-04). The Pirate Stream: Dialectical Dissidents Episode 4. thelastamericanvagabond.com Join us on today's episode of The Pirate Stream Dialectical Dissidents. Pirate Stream Media is a new platform of dedicated content creators focused on circumventing the tightly controlled, manipulated, and outright censored media space of today (both corporate and independent media) with a commitment to objectivity, integrity, and a stark awareness of the two

_____ (2022-12-04). The Volatility Of US Hegemony In Latin America, Part II. popularresistance.org The US has long considered Latin America and the Caribbean to be its "backyard" under the anachronist 1823 Monroe Doctrine. And even though current US President Biden mistakenly thinks that upgrading the region to the "front yard" makes any difference, Yankee hemispheric hegemony is becoming increasingly volatile. A "Pink Tide" of left electoral victories since 2018 have swept Mexico, Argentina, Bolivia, Peru, Honduras, Chile, Columbia, and Brazil. At the same time, China has emerged as an economic presence while tumultuously inflationary winds blow in the world economy. | In this larger context, the socialist tr…

The Alternative World (2022-12-04). "Be it Resolved: Don't Trust Mainstream Media" thealtworld.com Matt Taibbi- Author Douglas Murray and I take on Malcolm Gladwell of the New Yorker, and Michelle Goldberg of the New York Times | The following is a transcript of the Munk Debates in Toronto last Wednesday, November 30th, in which author Douglas Murray and I took on New Yorker contributor Malcolm Gladwell and columnist Michelle Goldberg of the New York Times. As

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2022-12-05: News Headlines

Alexander Neu (2022-12-05). Russia's war in the mirror of western international law nihilism and propaganda. indybay.org With Russia's war of aggression on Ukraine and the Western response, the world may be headed in leaps and bounds toward the nuclear abyss: The escalation dynamic is gaining speed. More and more conventional weapons with better and better effect are being moved by the West to Ukraine, while asserting that they are not a party to the war.

WSWS (2022-12-05). German parliament supports far-right war propaganda with "Holodomor" vote. wsws.org November 30, 2022 will go down in history as the date on which the German parliament (Bundestag) sacrificed historical truth and the freedom of opinion and scholarship on the altar of militarism.

WSWS (2022-12-05). Timothy Snyder's Bloodlands: Right-wing propaganda disguised as historical scholarship — Part Three. wsws.org This is the third part of a five-part review of Timothy Snyder's Bloodlands.

WSWS (2022-12-05). Health experts warn of impending public health crisis as China quickly adapts itself to the herd immunity policy. wsws.org Published estimates suggest that the ending of Zero-COVID in China, now being demanded by the corporate media, could cost 1 to 2 million lives immediately.

Dr. Vladislav B. Sotirović (2022-12-05). The 2002 Bush Junior Doctrine and the Pandora Box of "Preemptive Warfare" globalresearch.ca

____ (2022-12-05). (W.E. Talk) Karl-Heinz Pohl: Reflections on the methodology of a cross cultural dialogue. ecns.cn My talk is called "reflections on the methodology of a cross cultural dialogue". And I will propose ten methodological considerations, concerning how to proceed with a cross-cultural dialogue, what the influencing parameters are, what its limitations are, and what are favorable conditions for it.

Khubaka, Michael Harris (2022-12-05). Golden Harvest Ceremony – Growing food in Historic Negro Bar, Lake Natoma, California. indybay.org 1848 Negro Hill, Mormon Island and Negro Bar Gold Mining District on Ancient Indigenous Lands in California. "It's important to keep the focus squarely on the culprit that brought us to this point today. And that's the US government. Its subtle and overt expansion of White supremacy is to blame here. These are two incredibly aggrieved, hyper-marginalized groups,"

Staff (2022-12-04). GOP Silence on Trump's Call to Axe Constitution Reveals 'Full Embrace of Fascism': House Dem. commondreams.org "Last week the leader of the Republican Party had dinner with a Nazi leader and a man who called Adolf Hitler 'great,'" said Rep. Bill Pascrell. "Yesterday Trump called for throwing out the Constitution and making himself dictator."

Dave DeCamp (2022-12-04). Rep. Adam Smith Says Calls for Ukraine Aid Oversight are 'Russian Propaganda'. news.antiwar.com Rep. Adam Smith (D-WA), the head of the House Armed Services Committee, said Saturday that the growing calls for more oversight of the billions of dollars the US is spending on Ukraine are "part of Russian propaganda." While the majority of Republicans strongly favor continuing to arm Ukraine, even the more hawkish GOP members have …

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2022-12-04). The Covid "Killer Vaccine". People Are Dying All Over the World. It's A Criminal Undertaking. globalresearch.ca First published on November 26, 2022 | *** | We are being accused of "spreading disinformation" regarding the Covid-19 vaccine. | The Reuters and AP media "trackers" and "fact checkers" will be out to smear the testimonies of parents who have lost their …

_____ (2022-12-04). The Volatility Of US Hegemony In Latin America, Part II. popularresistance.org The US has long considered Latin America and the Caribbean to be its "backyard" under the anachronist 1823 Monroe Doctrine. And even though current US President Biden mistakenly thinks that upgrading the region to the "front yard" makes any difference, Yankee hemispheric hegemony is becoming increasingly volatile. A "Pink Tide" of left electoral victories since 2018 have swept Mexico, Argentina, Bolivia, Peru, Honduras, Chile, Columbia, and Brazil. At the same time, China has emerged as an economic presence while tumultuously inflationary winds blow in the world economy. | In this larger context, the socialist tr…

Marjorie Cohn (2022-12-04). "Publishing Is Not a Crime": The New York Times Joins the Fight to Free Assange. truthout.org In a stunning development earlier this week, The New York Times, the Guardian, Le Monde, DER SPIEGEL and El País signed a joint open letter calling on the U.S. government to dismiss the charges against Julian Assange for obtaining and publishing classified military and diplomatic secrets. "Publishing is not a crime," the letter states. "The U.S. government should end its prosecution of Julian… |

Yuri Rubtsov (2022-12-03). History: Hitler was Financed by the Federal Reserve and the Bank of England. globalresearch.ca Note to readers: please click the share buttons above | feature image: Hitler, Schacht and Prescott Bush | First published by Global Research in May 2016, Minor edits by Global Research. Title as in the original. | Incisive historical analysis. | From World War …

_____ (2022-12-03). New York Times Has Found New Neo-Nazi Troops To Lionize In Ukraine. popularresistance.org The New York Times has found another neo-Nazi militia to fawn over in Ukraine. The Bratstvo battalion "gave access to the New York Times to report on two recent riverine operations," which culminated in a piece (11/21/22) headlined "On the River at Night, Ambushing Russians." | Since the US-backed Maidan coup in 2014, establishment media have either minimized the far-right ideology that guides many Ukrainian nationalist detachments or ignored it completely. | Anti-war outlets, including FAIR (1/28/22, 3/22/22), have repeatedly highlighted this dynamic—particularly regarding corporate media's lionization of…

WSWS (2022-12-03). Timothy Snyder's Bloodlands: Right-wing propaganda disguised as historical scholarship—Part Two. wsws.org The role that Snyder is playing in justifying the imperialist proxy war against Russia in Ukraine and the alliance of US imperialism with the Ukrainian far right make it imperative to investigate his book more closely.

_____ (2022-12-03). Zero Covid And The Protests In China. popularresistance.org Establishment media have seized on protests over Covid lockdowns to rehearse their favourite anti-China narratives. | Ever since the world's first Covid outbreak in Wuhan, the virus has been used as a stick to beat China. | Donald Trump cynically portrayed the pandemic as a Chinese weapon — "the worst attack we've ever had on our country … worse than Pearl Harbour." | Trump's ravings were seldom taken seriously even by US allies. But the resurrection of the "lab leak" conspiracy theory by the Joe Biden administration made it respectable, and the judgement of a World Health Organisation scientific team, th…

Zachary L Cox, JoAnn Lindenfeld (2022-12-03). [Comment] STRONG start for implementation of guideline-directed medical therapies. thelancet.com Several publications have proposed potential strategies for novel, rapid optimisation of guideline-directed medical therapy to address the sizeable gap between evidence and implementation in patients with heart failure.1—4 The benefit of an optimised guideline-directed medical therapy regimen consisting of an angiotensin receptor-neprilysin (ARN) inhibitor, Œ≤ blocker, mineralocorticoid receptor antagonist, and SGLT2 inhibitor is substantial, adding an estimated 6 ∑3 years of additional survival for individuals aged 55 years with heart failure and reduced ejection fraction compared with subopti…

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2022-12-03). "Wiki-Gate": Julian Assange Was Framed by the People Who Supported Him. globalresearch.ca Assange has been the object of an all out smear campaign by those who supported him. The Economist which granted Assange the New Media Award in 2008 intimates that he is an "enemy agent" responsible for "information anarchy … culminating in the destabilization of American democracy"

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2022-12-03: News Headlines

WSWS (2022-12-03). Timothy Snyder's Bloodlands: Right-wing propaganda disguised as historical scholarship—Part Two. wsws.org The role that Snyder is playing in justifying the imperialist proxy war against Russia in Ukraine and the alliance of US imperialism with the Ukrainian far right make it imperative to investigate his book more closely.

Zachary L Cox, JoAnn Lindenfeld (2022-12-03). [Comment] STRONG start for implementation of guideline-directed medical therapies. thelancet.com Several publications have proposed potential strategies for novel, rapid optimisation of guideline-directed medical therapy to address the sizeable gap between evidence and implementation in patients with heart failure.1—4 The benefit of an optimised guideline-directed medical therapy regimen consisting of an angiotensin receptor-neprilysin (ARN) inhibitor, Œ≤ blocker, mineralocorticoid receptor antagonist, and SGLT2 inhibitor is substantial, adding an estimated 6 ∑3 years of additional survival for individuals aged 55 years with heart failure and reduced ejection fraction compared with subopti…

Khubaka, Michael Harris (2022-12-03). Golden Harvest Ceremony – Growing food in Historic Negro Bar, Lake Natoma, California. indybay.org 1848 Negro Hill, Mormon Island and Negro Bar Gold Mining District on Ancient Indigenous Lands in California. "It's important to keep the focus squarely on the culprit that brought us to this point today. And that's the US government. Its subtle and overt expansion of White supremacy is to blame here. These are two incredibly aggrieved, hyper-marginalized groups,"

WSWS (2022-12-02). Timothy Snyder's Bloodlands: Right-wing propaganda disguised as historical scholarship—Part One. wsws.org The role that Snyder is playing in justifying the imperialist proxy war against Russia in Ukraine and the alliance of US imperialism with the Ukrainian far right make it imperative to investigate his book more closely.

_____ (2022-12-02). Maligned In Western Media, Donbass Forces Are Defending Their Future. popularresistance.org Smeared, stigmatized, and lied about in Western media propaganda, the mostly Russian-speaking people of the Donbass region were being slaughtered by the thousands in a brutal war of "ethnic cleansing" launched against them by the neo-Nazi regime in Kyiv, which the U.S. installed after the CIA overthrew Ukraine's legally elected president in a 2014 coup. | Although the Donbass people had been pleading for Russian military aid to defend them against the increasingly murderous military assaults by the Ukraine government forces, which killed more than 14,000 of their people, Russian President Vladimir Putin declined…

_____ (2022-12-02). Maligned in Western Media, Donbass Forces are Defending their Future from Ukrainian Shelling and Fascism. popularresistance.org Smeared, stigmatized, and lied about in Western media propaganda, the mostly Russian-speaking people of the Donbass region were being slaughtered by the thousands in a brutal war of "ethnic cleansing" launched against them by the neo-Nazi regime in Kyiv, which the U.S. installed after the CIA overthrew Ukraine's legally elected president in a 2014 coup. | Although the Donbass people had been pleading for Russian military aid to defend them against the increasingly murderous military assaults by the Ukraine government forces, which killed more than 14,000 of their people, Russian President Vladimir Putin declined…

_____ (2022-12-02). NATO Expands but Original Anti-Russia Mission Is Static 73 Years On. strategic-culture.org The organization is the heir to the throne that was vacated after Nazi Germany's defeat. | The foreign ministers of the NATO military alliance met this week for a summit in the Romanian capital Bucharest for what was a celebration of the bloc's expansion. | The anti-Russia rhetoric and hostility were also effervescent. "Russia does not have a veto," It's astounding how such ghoulish warmongering…

Chris Walker (2022-12-02). GOP-Run Account Deletes Tweet Praising Ye After His Latest Antisemitic Diatribe. truthout.org A Twitter account managed by Republican lawmakers who are part of the House Judiciary Committee deleted a tweet praising Kanye West after the rapper praised Adolf Hitler and denied the existence of the Jewish Holocaust during World War II during an interview on Thursday. The tweet, authored by the House Judiciary Committee Republicans account, was posted on October 6 and was meant to show support… |

Editor (2022-12-02). NATO Narratives and Corporate Media Are Leading to 'Doorstep of Doom'. scheerpost.com

Roger D. Harris (2022-12-02). The Volatility of US Hegemony in Latin America (Part II). dissidentvoice.org The US has long considered Latin America and the Caribbean to be its "backyard" under the anachronist 1823 Monroe Doctrine. And even though current US President Biden mistakenly thinks that upgrading the region to the "front yard" makes any difference, Yankee hemispheric hegemony is becoming increasingly volatile. A "Pink Tide" of left electoral victories since …

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-12-02). The Pentagon's Trail in Ukrainian Anthrax Labs. libya360.wordpress.com Mission Verdad The NGO Judicial Watch obtained access to documents revealing U.S. funding of anthrax laboratories in Ukraine Before the start of Russia's special military operation to protect the Dombas region, it was not entirely clear how dangerous the activities of U.S. laboratories in Ukraine were. Now irrefutable evidence has emerged that their activities are…

Ted Kelly (2022-12-02). Free Leonard Peltier and all Native prisoners. workers.org The slightly edited article first appeared online Oct. 13, 2021. During the era of colonial theft and conquest, North America became a proving ground for European imperialists. This was where strategies of biological warfare and genocide were honed, as well as the industry that has become a pillar of modern . . . |

Editor (2022-12-02). Ukraine and the Anti-Communications System. scheerpost.com

Orinoco Tribune 2 (2022-12-02). Major Outlets Call on the US To Drop Charges Against Assange. orinocotribune.com "Holding governments accountable is part of the core mission of a free press in a democracy," the New York Times and European media said. | Through a joint letter published on Monday, The New York Times, The Guardian, Le Monde, Der Spiegel, and El Pais asked the United States to the Espionage Act charges against Julian Assange because it undermines press freedom. | Twelve years ago, those American and European media released excerpts of the revelations obtained in 2 ,000 documents, which were leaked to WikiLeaks by the then American soldier Chelsea Manning. Following that leak, Washington began proceedings to ind…

Prof. Claudia von Werlhof (2022-12-01). Global WAR-NING! Geoengineering Is Wrecking Our Planet and Humanity. globalresearch.ca World leaders are meeting in Glasgow at COP-26. All eyes are now on "the imminent dangers of CO2 and greenhouse gas emissions". The "climate emergency" is a timely instrument of propaganda used to distract people from questioning "the real crisis", namely the Covid-19 "plandemic".

WSWS (2022-12-01). German parliament declares 1930s famine in Ukraine a genocide: Falsification of history in the service of war propaganda. wsws.org The German parliament explicitly places the "Holodomor" on par with the Holocaust and the Nazi crimes against the Soviet Union. With this line of argument, the Bundestag places itself squarely in the tradition of the Ukrainian and international far right.

Maximillian Alvarez, Mel Buer, Nima Shirazi, Adam Johnson (2022-12-01). Biden and Congressional Dems partner with GOP and corporate media to discipline railroad workers. therealnews.com

SP Editor (2022-12-01). More Evidence Elon Musk Is No Genius. scheerpost.com

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2022-12-02: News Headlines

Orinoco Tribune 2 (2022-12-02). Major Outlets Call on the US To Drop Charges Against Assange. orinocotribune.com "Holding governments accountable is part of the core mission of a free press in a democracy," the New York Times and European media said. | Through a joint letter published on Monday, The New York Times, The Guardian, Le Monde, Der Spiegel, and El Pais asked the United States to the Espionage Act charges against Julian Assange because it undermines press freedom. | Twelve years ago, those American and European media released excerpts of the revelations obtained in 2 ,000 documents, which were leaked to WikiLeaks by the then American soldier Chelsea Manning. Following that leak, Washington began proceedings to ind…

WSWS (2022-12-02). Timothy Snyder's Bloodlands: Right-wing propaganda disguised as historical scholarship—Part One. wsws.org The role that Snyder is playing in justifying the imperialist proxy war against Russia in Ukraine and the alliance of US imperialism with the Ukrainian far right make it imperative to investigate his book more closely.

Ted Kelly (2022-12-02). Free Leonard Peltier and all Native prisoners. workers.org The slightly edited article first appeared online Oct. 13, 2021. During the era of colonial theft and conquest, North America became a proving ground for European imperialists. This was where strategies of biological warfare and genocide were honed, as well as the industry that has become a pillar of modern . . . |

Khubaka, Michael Harris (2022-12-02). Golden Harvest Ceremony – Growing food in Historic Negro Bar, Lake Natoma, California. indybay.org 1848 Negro Hill, Mormon Island and Negro Bar Gold Mining District on Ancient Indigenous Lands in California. "It's important to keep the focus squarely on the culprit that brought us to this point today. And that's the US government. Its subtle and overt expansion of White supremacy is to blame here. These are two incredibly aggrieved, hyper-marginalized groups,"

Prof. Claudia von Werlhof (2022-12-01). Global WAR-NING! Geoengineering Is Wrecking Our Planet and Humanity. globalresearch.ca World leaders are meeting in Glasgow at COP-26. All eyes are now on "the imminent dangers of CO2 and greenhouse gas emissions". The "climate emergency" is a timely instrument of propaganda used to distract people from questioning "the real crisis", namely the Covid-19 "plandemic".

WSWS (2022-12-01). German parliament declares 1930s famine in Ukraine a genocide: Falsification of history in the service of war propaganda. wsws.org The German parliament explicitly places the "Holodomor" on par with the Holocaust and the Nazi crimes against the Soviet Union. With this line of argument, the Bundestag places itself squarely in the tradition of the Ukrainian and international far right.

Maximillian Alvarez, Mel Buer, Nima Shirazi, Adam Johnson (2022-12-01). Biden and Congressional Dems partner with GOP and corporate media to discipline railroad workers. therealnews.com

SP Editor (2022-12-01). More Evidence Elon Musk Is No Genius. scheerpost.com

Dean Baker (2022-11-30). Census and WaPo at Odds Over Effect of Inflation on Low-Income Families. cepr.net It is getting almost as bad as propaganda from an authoritarian regime. We keep hearing major news outlets tell us that inflation is whacking lower-income families. The Washington Post did it yesterday in an editorial demanding more rate hikes from the Fed to throw people out of work. Lower-income people, like everyone else, are paying …

Dean Baker (2022-11-30). The Washington Post Tells Us Low Income Families Are Especially Hard Hit by Inflation but the Census Bureau Says Their Homeownership Rate is Up: Who to Believe? cepr.net It is getting almost as bad as propaganda from an authoritarian regime. We keep hearing major news outlets tell us that inflation is whacking lower-income families. The Washington Post did it yesterday in an editorial demanding more rate hikes from the Fed to throw people out of work. Lower-income people, like everyone else, are paying …

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-11-30). "Rules Based Order": The Mantra of US Propaganda. libya360.wordpress.com Luciano Lago Every day, more fires of war are being created around the world, from Iran to the Caucasus to Ethiopia to Yemen, where the hegemonic superpower seeks to sow chaos to destabilize and overthrow governments and regimes that do not conform to its rules, fomenting riots and civil wars. Meanwhile in Ukraine the conflict…

Misión Verdad (2022-11-30). Myths About Chinese 'Police State' and Recent Protests Over COVID-19 Measures. orinocotribune.com The recent protests against government measures to stop the spread of COVID-19 infections in China cover the headlines of mainstream Western media. Given the rarity of the event, the opportunity to promote anti-China propaganda was obviously not going to be passed up. | The BBC, for example, argued that the protests are actually more against Xi Jinping's repressive communist government rather than the sanitary measures. What followed was to be expected: a romanticizing of the brave protesters standing up to the "monster" of the Chinese state. | "Across the country, 'want freedom' has become a rallying cry for a g…

Brian Berletic (2022-11-30). Malaysia's New Prime Minister: The Impact on US-China Tensions in Asia. thealtworld.com Malaysia's new prime minister Anwar Ibrahim has spent decades in the service of US interests, chairing the IMF in the 1990s and working with the US National Endowment for Democracy ever since. | His opposition party, a street front he has helped lead, and media networks promoting him across Malaysia's information space have all received funding from the US government through the NED. | What impact has Anwar Ibrahim already had on Malaysia's sovereignty and development and what impact will his premiership have on Malaysia's future? | References: | US State Department, Office of the Historian Courses of Ac…

_____ (2022-11-30). The Greenwashing Scam Behind COP27's Flop. popularresistance.org As the annual UN climate conference, COP27, came to a close in late November, the talks produced a lot of lofty rhetoric but little concrete progress on the gravest threat facing humanity today. | There was one very important positive development: After years of demands by poor countries in the Global South suffering the worst impacts of climate disasters, the COP27 agreement finally established a "loss and damage" fund for the wealthy countries most responsible for climate change to compensate poor countries for climate disasters. | Much remains undecided, including the size of the fund, its governance structure…

WSWS (2022-11-30). Trade union leaders speak at UCU London rally—rhetoric and reality. wsws.org The aim of the trade union bureaucracy is not to reverse the catastrophic fall in their members' standard of living but to win back their seat at the table in enforcing cuts to wages, jobs and conditions as an industrial police force.

Infobrics (2022-11-30). China aims to diminish US influence in Latin America by boosting trade relations. infobrics.org Asia challenges the US' Monroe Doctrine on Latin America.

WSWS (2022-11-30). Australia: Qantas moves to overturn court ruling that outsourcing 2,000 workers was illegal. wsws.org The airline is set to appeal the 2021 Federal Court ruling, promoted by the Transport Workers' Union as "a watershed moment for workers in Australia," in order to set a legal precedent for further cost-cutting operations.

Dan Beeton (2022-11-30). Preview: What to Expect in the November Jobs Report. cepr.net The November jobs report should provide further evidence of the economy normalizing after its rapid bounce back from the pandemic recession. The big questions will be whether wage growth has slowed to a pace consistent with the Fed's inflation target and whether job growth has slowed to a sustainable pace. Wage Growth Likely to Remain …

Jessica Corbett (2022-11-30). 'Egregious': PFAS Firefighting Foam Spills at Notorious Red Hill Naval Facility in Hawaii. commondreams.org While officials said there is no evidence that drinking water was contaminated, the incident generated further local frustration with the closing fuel storage complex.

Editor (2022-11-30). New York Times Fails To See Its Own Hypocritical Practices. scheerpost.com In a long and detailed Twitter thread, Scott Hechinger dives into the malpractices of the New York Times when it comes to reporting on certain criminal justice elements.

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2022-12-01: News Headlines

WSWS (2022-12-01). German parliament declares 1930s famine in Ukraine a genocide: Falsification of history in the service of war propaganda. wsws.org The German parliament explicitly places the "Holodomor" on par with the Holocaust and the Nazi crimes against the Soviet Union. With this line of argument, the Bundestag places itself squarely in the tradition of the Ukrainian and international far right.

Prof. Claudia von Werlhof (2022-12-01). Global WAR-NING! Geoengineering Is Wrecking Our Planet and Humanity. globalresearch.ca World leaders are meeting in Glasgow at COP-26. All eyes are now on "the imminent dangers of CO2 and greenhouse gas emissions". The "climate emergency" is a timely instrument of propaganda used to distract people from questioning "the real crisis", namely the Covid-19 "plandemic".

SP Editor (2022-12-01). More Evidence Elon Musk Is No Genius. scheerpost.com

Dean Baker (2022-11-30). Census and WaPo at Odds Over Effect of Inflation on Low-Income Families. cepr.net It is getting almost as bad as propaganda from an authoritarian regime. We keep hearing major news outlets tell us that inflation is whacking lower-income families. The Washington Post did it yesterday in an editorial demanding more rate hikes from the Fed to throw people out of work. Lower-income people, like everyone else, are paying …

Dean Baker (2022-11-30). The Washington Post Tells Us Low Income Families Are Especially Hard Hit by Inflation but the Census Bureau Says Their Homeownership Rate is Up: Who to Believe? cepr.net It is getting almost as bad as propaganda from an authoritarian regime. We keep hearing major news outlets tell us that inflation is whacking lower-income families. The Washington Post did it yesterday in an editorial demanding more rate hikes from the Fed to throw people out of work. Lower-income people, like everyone else, are paying …

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-11-30). "Rules Based Order": The Mantra of US Propaganda. libya360.wordpress.com Luciano Lago Every day, more fires of war are being created around the world, from Iran to the Caucasus to Ethiopia to Yemen, where the hegemonic superpower seeks to sow chaos to destabilize and overthrow governments and regimes that do not conform to its rules, fomenting riots and civil wars. Meanwhile in Ukraine the conflict…

Misión Verdad (2022-11-30). Myths About Chinese 'Police State' and Recent Protests Over COVID-19 Measures. orinocotribune.com The recent protests against government measures to stop the spread of COVID-19 infections in China cover the headlines of mainstream Western media. Given the rarity of the event, the opportunity to promote anti-China propaganda was obviously not going to be passed up. | The BBC, for example, argued that the protests are actually more against Xi Jinping's repressive communist government rather than the sanitary measures. What followed was to be expected: a romanticizing of the brave protesters standing up to the "monster" of the Chinese state. | "Across the country, 'want freedom' has become a rallying cry for a g…

Brian Berletic (2022-11-30). Malaysia's New Prime Minister: The Impact on US-China Tensions in Asia. thealtworld.com Malaysia's new prime minister Anwar Ibrahim has spent decades in the service of US interests, chairing the IMF in the 1990s and working with the US National Endowment for Democracy ever since. | His opposition party, a street front he has helped lead, and media networks promoting him across Malaysia's information space have all received funding from the US government through the NED. | What impact has Anwar Ibrahim already had on Malaysia's sovereignty and development and what impact will his premiership have on Malaysia's future? | References: | US State Department, Office of the Historian Courses of Ac…

_____ (2022-11-30). The Greenwashing Scam Behind COP27's Flop. popularresistance.org As the annual UN climate conference, COP27, came to a close in late November, the talks produced a lot of lofty rhetoric but little concrete progress on the gravest threat facing humanity today. | There was one very important positive development: After years of demands by poor countries in the Global South suffering the worst impacts of climate disasters, the COP27 agreement finally established a "loss and damage" fund for the wealthy countries most responsible for climate change to compensate poor countries for climate disasters. | Much remains undecided, including the size of the fund, its governance structure…

WSWS (2022-11-30). Trade union leaders speak at UCU London rally—rhetoric and reality. wsws.org The aim of the trade union bureaucracy is not to reverse the catastrophic fall in their members' standard of living but to win back their seat at the table in enforcing cuts to wages, jobs and conditions as an industrial police force.

WSWS (2022-11-30). Australia: Qantas moves to overturn court ruling that outsourcing 2,000 workers was illegal. wsws.org The airline is set to appeal the 2021 Federal Court ruling, promoted by the Transport Workers' Union as "a watershed moment for workers in Australia," in order to set a legal precedent for further cost-cutting operations.

Dan Beeton (2022-11-30). Preview: What to Expect in the November Jobs Report. cepr.net The November jobs report should provide further evidence of the economy normalizing after its rapid bounce back from the pandemic recession. The big questions will be whether wage growth has slowed to a pace consistent with the Fed's inflation target and whether job growth has slowed to a sustainable pace. Wage Growth Likely to Remain …

Jessica Corbett (2022-11-30). 'Egregious': PFAS Firefighting Foam Spills at Notorious Red Hill Naval Facility in Hawaii. commondreams.org While officials said there is no evidence that drinking water was contaminated, the incident generated further local frustration with the closing fuel storage complex.

Editor (2022-11-30). New York Times Fails To See Its Own Hypocritical Practices. scheerpost.com In a long and detailed Twitter thread, Scott Hechinger dives into the malpractices of the New York Times when it comes to reporting on certain criminal justice elements.

Caitlin Johnstone (2022-11-29). China Keeps Aggressively Surrounding Itself With US Bases: Notes From The Edge Of The Narrative Matrix. thealtworld.com Listen to a reading of this article: | Facts: | There are Chinese people with real grievances against their government. | The US empire's propaganda machine will spin current protests in China to advance imperial agendas. | Western intelligence agencies will become more and more involved in these protests the longer they go on. | ‚ùñ | It still amazes me how many people who fancy themselves anti-establishment critical thinkers will spend all day mindlessly regurgitating mainstream media lines about China. | I cannot emphasize enough how little respect I have for anyone who parrots US empire…

WSWS (2022-11-29). Faced with CUPE propaganda campaign endorsing sellout, Ontario education support workers determined to defeat concessions-filled contract. wsws.org "I was there at the picket lines supporting my co-workers for those two strike days in early November and the anger, resentment, and at times full-blown outrage was on display. Unions missed another opportunity to galvanize that anger and demand a better collective agreement with fair and equitable wages and stronger workplace protections," said a Toronto-based teacher.

_____ (2022-11-29). By Forcing A Contract On Railworkers, Biden Betrays Workers Everywhere. popularresistance.org Which side are you on? It's the most fundamental question in politics, and President Joe Biden has given us his answer. | Last night, the White House released a statement calling on Congress to impose a contract on railway workers, with more than a week remaining before the December 9 strike deadline. Describing himself as a "proud pro-labor president" and expressing his "reluctance," Biden nonetheless indicates his intention to try and force terms on workers that many already rejected earlier this year. The rhetorical triangulation was even more glaring in the statement released by outgoing House Speaker Nancy P…

_____ (2022-11-29). International Day Of Solidarity With Palestinians: Chasm Between Action And Rhetoric. popularresistance.org The world marked the International Day of Solidarity with Palestinian People on Tuesday, November 29. Countries and organizations from across the world reaffirmed their solidarity with Palestinians struggling to achieve their rights and independence from Israeli occupation. | UN Secretary General António Guterres issued a statement on the occasion, reiterating that "the peace must advance — the occupation must end." He emphasized that the UN is "steadfast in its commitment to realize the vision of two states — Israel and Palestine — living side by side in peace and security with Jerusalem as the…

Anonymous103 (2022-11-29). Why Does US Insist On Peace Talks Between Kiev And Moscow? southfront.org Faced with the possibility of a catastrophe, Washington changes its discourse on Ukraine. | Written by Recently, there has been a subtle pressure from the US for Kiev to resume peace talks with Russia. Despite the Western media insisting on spreading narratives about a "Ukrainian victory", Washington still seems to prefer that the negotia…

Infobrics (2022-11-29). Why does US insist on peace talks between Kiev and Moscow. infobrics.org Faced with the possibility of a catastrophe, Washington changes its discourse on Ukraine.

Staff (2022-11-29). Abdullah Al-Arian on First Middle East World Cup & Western Media's "Orientalist Outlook" democracynow.org As the 2022 World Cup plays out in Qatar, the first Arab country to host the major sporting event, we speak with history professor Abdullah Al-Arian, who says the international media is projecting an "Orientalist outlook" in its coverage of the games. Al-Arian says despite mainstream discourse, football in the Middle East has historically been used by nationalist movements as "a means of organizing collectively on the basis of achieving their own liberation against colonial rule." His recent New York Times opinion piece is "Why the World Cup Belongs in the Middle East."…

_____ (2022-11-29). ASEAN at the center of recent international fora. journal-neo.org In the second decade of November this year, the focus of international political life turned to Southeast Asia. There, in Cambodia, Indonesia and Thailand, calendar meetings of several international associations were held with the participation of leaders from the region and beyond. The very concentration of such events in Southeast Asia is further evidence of …

Frank Cappello (2022-11-29). LEVER TIME: How To Be Funny In 2022 (w/ David Cross). levernews.com In the new episode of our weekly podcast Lever Time, David Sirota is joined by comedy legend David Cross, known for his roles in Mr. Show and Arrested Development and one of the most subversive comedians of the modern era. The two Davids discuss the state of modern comedy, the debate around cancel culture and free speech, and what is the most constructive way to make fun of people you disagree with (25: 46).In addition, Andrew Perez sits down with Lindsay Owens, executive director of the progressive think tank Groundwork Collaborative, to talk about why the upcoming fight in Congress over the debt ceiling is so p…

Dave DeCamp (2022-11-29). US Officials Pushing for Military Intervention in Haiti. news.antiwar.com Some top Biden administration officials are pushing for an international military intervention in Haiti over concerns of a migration crisis, The New York Times reported on Tuesday. The government of acting Prime Minister Ariel Henry has been under pressure over growing gang violence in the country and from demonstrators that are demanding Henry resign. Henry …

Editor (2022-11-29). New York Times and Other Major Media Urge US to Drop Charges Against Julian Assange. scheerpost.com

WSWS (2022-11-29). Paul Krugman defines one million US Covid deaths as a victory for democracy. wsws.org Princeton economist, New York Times columnist, and Biden administration flunkey Paul Krugman has posted a column titled, "How China Lost the Covid War." It is a devastating self-exposure of the intellectual, political and moral disintegration of American liberalism.

WSWS (2022-11-29). Press reports claim Liz Cheney blocks probe of FBI, Pentagon in January 6 attack. wsws.org The reports by NBC News and the Washington Post suggest that the House Select Committee is covering up key aspects of Trump's attempted coup d'etat.

Staff (2022-11-29). Hablar de las UMAP desde la Cuba de hoy. cubadebate.cu El silencio en torno a elementos históricos de la Revolución Cubana, siendo algunos de ellos poco mencionados y apenas explicados, ha tenido efectos muy negativos. Sobre las Unidades Militares de Apoyo a la Producción (UMAP), como de otros temas, es necesario hablar, investigar, debatir, publicar de forma esclarecedora y crítica en medios de comunicación para fomentar su conocimiento objetivo. No hacerlo permite su utilización como un mero elemento de propaganda.

WSWS (2022-11-29). What took them so long? New York Times, Guardian finally call for Assange's freedom. wsws.org Ten years after Wikileaks publisher Julian Assange was forced to seek refuge at the Ecuadorian embassy in London, and three years after he was arrested and subjected to solitary confinement, the editors and publishers of the New York Times, the Guardian, Le Monde, El País and Der Spiegel have issued an open letter calling on US President Joe Biden to end his prosecution.

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2022-11-30: News Headlines

WSWS (2022-11-30). Australia: Qantas moves to overturn court ruling that outsourcing 2,000 workers was illegal. wsws.org The airline is set to appeal the 2021 Federal Court ruling, promoted by the Transport Workers' Union as "a watershed moment for workers in Australia," in order to set a legal precedent for further cost-cutting operations.

Editor (2022-11-30). New York Times Fails To See Its Own Hypocritical Practices. scheerpost.com In a long and detailed Twitter thread, Scott Hechinger dives into the malpractices of the New York Times when it comes to reporting on certain criminal justice elements.

Caitlin Johnstone (2022-11-29). China Keeps Aggressively Surrounding Itself With US Bases: Notes From The Edge Of The Narrative Matrix. thealtworld.com Listen to a reading of this article: | Facts: | There are Chinese people with real grievances against their government. | The US empire's propaganda machine will spin current protests in China to advance imperial agendas. | Western intelligence agencies will become more and more involved in these protests the longer they go on. | ‚ùñ | It still amazes me how many people who fancy themselves anti-establishment critical thinkers will spend all day mindlessly regurgitating mainstream media lines about China. | I cannot emphasize enough how little respect I have for anyone who parrots US empire…

WSWS (2022-11-29). Faced with CUPE propaganda campaign endorsing sellout, Ontario education support workers determined to defeat concessions-filled contract. wsws.org "I was there at the picket lines supporting my co-workers for those two strike days in early November and the anger, resentment, and at times full-blown outrage was on display. Unions missed another opportunity to galvanize that anger and demand a better collective agreement with fair and equitable wages and stronger workplace protections," said a Toronto-based teacher.

_____ (2022-11-29). By Forcing A Contract On Railworkers, Biden Betrays Workers Everywhere. popularresistance.org Which side are you on? It's the most fundamental question in politics, and President Joe Biden has given us his answer. | Last night, the White House released a statement calling on Congress to impose a contract on railway workers, with more than a week remaining before the December 9 strike deadline. Describing himself as a "proud pro-labor president" and expressing his "reluctance," Biden nonetheless indicates his intention to try and force terms on workers that many already rejected earlier this year. The rhetorical triangulation was even more glaring in the statement released by outgoing House Speaker Nancy P…

_____ (2022-11-29). International Day Of Solidarity With Palestinians: Chasm Between Action And Rhetoric. popularresistance.org The world marked the International Day of Solidarity with Palestinian People on Tuesday, November 29. Countries and organizations from across the world reaffirmed their solidarity with Palestinians struggling to achieve their rights and independence from Israeli occupation. | UN Secretary General António Guterres issued a statement on the occasion, reiterating that "the peace must advance — the occupation must end." He emphasized that the UN is "steadfast in its commitment to realize the vision of two states — Israel and Palestine — living side by side in peace and security with Jerusalem as the…

Anonymous103 (2022-11-29). Why Does US Insist On Peace Talks Between Kiev And Moscow? southfront.org Faced with the possibility of a catastrophe, Washington changes its discourse on Ukraine. | Written by Recently, there has been a subtle pressure from the US for Kiev to resume peace talks with Russia. Despite the Western media insisting on spreading narratives about a "Ukrainian victory", Washington still seems to prefer that the negotia…

Infobrics (2022-11-29). Why does US insist on peace talks between Kiev and Moscow. infobrics.org Faced with the possibility of a catastrophe, Washington changes its discourse on Ukraine.

Staff (2022-11-29). Abdullah Al-Arian on First Middle East World Cup & Western Media's "Orientalist Outlook" democracynow.org As the 2022 World Cup plays out in Qatar, the first Arab country to host the major sporting event, we speak with history professor Abdullah Al-Arian, who says the international media is projecting an "Orientalist outlook" in its coverage of the games. Al-Arian says despite mainstream discourse, football in the Middle East has historically been used by nationalist movements as "a means of organizing collectively on the basis of achieving their own liberation against colonial rule." His recent New York Times opinion piece is "Why the World Cup Belongs in the Middle East."…

_____ (2022-11-29). ASEAN at the center of recent international fora. journal-neo.org In the second decade of November this year, the focus of international political life turned to Southeast Asia. There, in Cambodia, Indonesia and Thailand, calendar meetings of several international associations were held with the participation of leaders from the region and beyond. The very concentration of such events in Southeast Asia is further evidence of …

Dave DeCamp (2022-11-29). US Officials Pushing for Military Intervention in Haiti. news.antiwar.com Some top Biden administration officials are pushing for an international military intervention in Haiti over concerns of a migration crisis, The New York Times reported on Tuesday. The government of acting Prime Minister Ariel Henry has been under pressure over growing gang violence in the country and from demonstrators that are demanding Henry resign. Henry …

Editor (2022-11-29). New York Times and Other Major Media Urge US to Drop Charges Against Julian Assange. scheerpost.com

WSWS (2022-11-29). Paul Krugman defines one million US Covid deaths as a victory for democracy. wsws.org Princeton economist, New York Times columnist, and Biden administration flunkey Paul Krugman has posted a column titled, "How China Lost the Covid War." It is a devastating self-exposure of the intellectual, political and moral disintegration of American liberalism.

WSWS (2022-11-29). Press reports claim Liz Cheney blocks probe of FBI, Pentagon in January 6 attack. wsws.org The reports by NBC News and the Washington Post suggest that the House Select Committee is covering up key aspects of Trump's attempted coup d'etat.

Staff (2022-11-29). Hablar de las UMAP desde la Cuba de hoy. cubadebate.cu El silencio en torno a elementos históricos de la Revolución Cubana, siendo algunos de ellos poco mencionados y apenas explicados, ha tenido efectos muy negativos. Sobre las Unidades Militares de Apoyo a la Producción (UMAP), como de otros temas, es necesario hablar, investigar, debatir, publicar de forma esclarecedora y crítica en medios de comunicación para fomentar su conocimiento objetivo. No hacerlo permite su utilización como un mero elemento de propaganda.

WSWS (2022-11-29). What took them so long? New York Times, Guardian finally call for Assange's freedom. wsws.org Ten years after Wikileaks publisher Julian Assange was forced to seek refuge at the Ecuadorian embassy in London, and three years after he was arrested and subjected to solitary confinement, the editors and publishers of the New York Times, the Guardian, Le Monde, El País and Der Spiegel have issued an open letter calling on US President Joe Biden to end his prosecution.

Mac Slavo (2022-11-28). Facebook (Meta) Confirms It Has Ties to a U.S. Military Propaganda Campaign. globalresearch.ca

Staff (2022-11-28). Pro-NATO opposition's rhetoric fuels anti-Christian pogroms: Georgian prelate. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Civil GeorgiaNovember 28, 2022 Media Partly to Blame for Attack on Nunnery, says Archpriest Jagmaidze See also: U.S. escalates coup/war plans for Georgia NATO-standard special operations base being built in Georgia Georgia: American Alecto excoriates non-NED/Soros NGO/CSO Archpriest Andria Jagmaidze, Head of the Public Relations Department of the Georgian Orthodox Church, authored a Facebook post …

WSWS (2022-11-28). Anthony Fauci gives aid and comfort to COVID "lab leak" conspiracy theory. wsws.org Fauci's aim in lending credence to the conspiracy theory, which he knows to be a lie, is to distract attention from the antiscientific policies carried out under the Trump and Biden administrations that led to the deaths of over a million Americans.

WSWS (2022-11-28). Anthony Fauci gives aid and comfort to COVID-19 "lab leak" conspiracy theory. wsws.org Fauci's aim in lending credence to the conspiracy theory, which he knows to be a lie, is to distract attention from the antiscientific policies carried out under the Trump and Biden administrations that led to the deaths of over a million Americans.

Areeba Shah (2022-11-28). Trump Demands Election Loser Kari Lake Be "Installed" as Arizona Governor. truthout.org Former President Donald Trump called for Arizona Republican gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake to be installed as governor after falsely claiming that the elections in Arizona were a "criminal voting operation." | Lake, who repeatedly refused to say she would accept the results of the governor's race in Arizona if she lost, still hasn't conceded to Gov.-elect Katie Hobbs. Still, several of her allies, including Trump, are claiming that the election was fraudulent despite no evidence of voter fraud. | "Massive numbers of 'BROKEN' voting machines in Republican Districts on Election Day. Mechanics sent in to 'FIX' th…

John Perry (2022-11-28). US sanctions and economic conditions drive Nicaraguan migration, while Washington blames repression. thegrayzone.com Blaming migration on "repressive dictatorships" allows Washington to pretend that its policies are helping Nicaraguans, when in fact they are impoverishing them. This article was originally published on November 23, 2022 by COHA. Why are more Nicaraguans heading north to the United States looking for jobs? Until July 2020, numbers were tiny. But in the last 1 Ω years numbers have increased sharply. Suddenly this has become a story, and government detractors argue, with little evidence, that people are fleeing political …

____ (2022-11-28). China rejects Canada's attack and smear in its newly released Indo-Pacific strategy: Embassy. ecns.cn Some Western countries, who at will undermine the international order and other countries' sovereignty, are the true disruptive force to global peace, security and development.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-11-28). The New York Times' Report: NATO's Military-Industrial Limitations. libya360.wordpress.com Andrew Korybko NATO's Anglo-American core evidently didn't expect that Russia would militarily react to their crossing of its national security red lines in Ukraine, instead predicting that it would strategically capitulate. This explains why they didn't scale up their military-industrial complex in advance nor advise their "junior partners" to do the same in preparation of…

Jake Johnson (2022-11-28). Because 'Publishing Is Not a Crime,' Major Newspapers Push US to Drop Assange Charges. commondreams.org "This indictment sets a dangerous precedent, and threatens to undermine America's First Amendment and the freedom of the press," The Guardian, The New York Times, and other media outlets warned.

Contributing Writers (2022-11-28). The mRNA Vaccine Is a Killer: According to the Washington Post the Vaccinated Account "For a Majority of Americans Dying from the Coronavirus"/ By Prof Michel Chossudovsky. marktaliano.net

Dave DeCamp (2022-11-28). Major News Organizations Finally Urge US to Drop Charges Against Julian Assange. news.antiwar.com Five major Western news organizations have finally spoken out for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and are calling on the US government to drop the charges against him. In a letter to the US government, the editors and publishers of The New York Times, The Guardian, Le Monde, DER SPIEGEL, and El País said that "publishing …

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WSWS (2022-11-29). Faced with CUPE propaganda campaign endorsing sellout, Ontario education support workers determined to defeat concessions-filled contract. wsws.org "I was there at the picket lines supporting my co-workers for those two strike days in early November and the anger, resentment, and at times full-blown outrage was on display. Unions missed another opportunity to galvanize that anger and demand a better collective agreement with fair and equitable wages and stronger workplace protections," said a Toronto-based teacher.

Caitlin Johnstone (2022-11-29). China Keeps Aggressively Surrounding Itself With US Bases: Notes From The Edge Of The Narrative Matrix. thealtworld.com Listen to a reading of this article: | Facts: | There are Chinese people with real grievances against their government. | The US empire's propaganda machine will spin current protests in China to advance imperial agendas. | Western intelligence agencies will become more and more involved in these protests the longer they go on. | ‚ùñ | It still amazes me how many people who fancy themselves anti-establishment critical thinkers will spend all day mindlessly regurgitating mainstream media lines about China. | I cannot emphasize enough how little respect I have for anyone who parrots US empire…

WSWS (2022-11-29). Press reports claim Liz Cheney blocks probe of FBI, Pentagon in January 6 attack. wsws.org The reports by NBC News and the Washington Post suggest that the House Select Committee is covering up key aspects of Trump's attempted coup d'etat.

Staff (2022-11-29). Hablar de las UMAP desde la Cuba de hoy. cubadebate.cu El silencio en torno a elementos históricos de la Revolución Cubana, siendo algunos de ellos poco mencionados y apenas explicados, ha tenido efectos muy negativos. Sobre las Unidades Militares de Apoyo a la Producción (UMAP), como de otros temas, es necesario hablar, investigar, debatir, publicar de forma esclarecedora y crítica en medios de comunicación para fomentar su conocimiento objetivo. No hacerlo permite su utilización como un mero elemento de propaganda.

WSWS (2022-11-29). What took them so long? New York Times, Guardian finally call for Assange's freedom. wsws.org Ten years after Wikileaks publisher Julian Assange was forced to seek refuge at the Ecuadorian embassy in London, and three years after he was arrested and subjected to solitary confinement, the editors and publishers of the New York Times, the Guardian, Le Monde, El País and Der Spiegel have issued an open letter calling on US President Joe Biden to end his prosecution.

Mac Slavo (2022-11-28). Facebook (Meta) Confirms It Has Ties to a U.S. Military Propaganda Campaign. globalresearch.ca

Staff (2022-11-28). Pro-NATO opposition's rhetoric fuels anti-Christian pogroms: Georgian prelate. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Civil GeorgiaNovember 28, 2022 Media Partly to Blame for Attack on Nunnery, says Archpriest Jagmaidze See also: U.S. escalates coup/war plans for Georgia NATO-standard special operations base being built in Georgia Georgia: American Alecto excoriates non-NED/Soros NGO/CSO Archpriest Andria Jagmaidze, Head of the Public Relations Department of the Georgian Orthodox Church, authored a Facebook post …

WSWS (2022-11-28). Anthony Fauci gives aid and comfort to COVID "lab leak" conspiracy theory. wsws.org Fauci's aim in lending credence to the conspiracy theory, which he knows to be a lie, is to distract attention from the antiscientific policies carried out under the Trump and Biden administrations that led to the deaths of over a million Americans.

WSWS (2022-11-28). Anthony Fauci gives aid and comfort to COVID-19 "lab leak" conspiracy theory. wsws.org Fauci's aim in lending credence to the conspiracy theory, which he knows to be a lie, is to distract attention from the antiscientific policies carried out under the Trump and Biden administrations that led to the deaths of over a million Americans.

Areeba Shah (2022-11-28). Trump Demands Election Loser Kari Lake Be "Installed" as Arizona Governor. truthout.org Former President Donald Trump called for Arizona Republican gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake to be installed as governor after falsely claiming that the elections in Arizona were a "criminal voting operation." | Lake, who repeatedly refused to say she would accept the results of the governor's race in Arizona if she lost, still hasn't conceded to Gov.-elect Katie Hobbs. Still, several of her allies, including Trump, are claiming that the election was fraudulent despite no evidence of voter fraud. | "Massive numbers of 'BROKEN' voting machines in Republican Districts on Election Day. Mechanics sent in to 'FIX' th…

John Perry (2022-11-28). US sanctions and economic conditions drive Nicaraguan migration, while Washington blames repression. thegrayzone.com Blaming migration on "repressive dictatorships" allows Washington to pretend that its policies are helping Nicaraguans, when in fact they are impoverishing them. This article was originally published on November 23, 2022 by COHA. Why are more Nicaraguans heading north to the United States looking for jobs? Until July 2020, numbers were tiny. But in the last 1 Ω years numbers have increased sharply. Suddenly this has become a story, and government detractors argue, with little evidence, that people are fleeing political …

____ (2022-11-28). China rejects Canada's attack and smear in its newly released Indo-Pacific strategy: Embassy. ecns.cn Some Western countries, who at will undermine the international order and other countries' sovereignty, are the true disruptive force to global peace, security and development.

Jake Johnson (2022-11-28). Because 'Publishing Is Not a Crime,' Major Newspapers Push US to Drop Assange Charges. commondreams.org "This indictment sets a dangerous precedent, and threatens to undermine America's First Amendment and the freedom of the press," The Guardian, The New York Times, and other media outlets warned.

Contributing Writers (2022-11-28). The mRNA Vaccine Is a Killer: According to the Washington Post the Vaccinated Account "For a Majority of Americans Dying from the Coronavirus"/ By Prof Michel Chossudovsky. marktaliano.net

Dave DeCamp (2022-11-28). Major News Organizations Finally Urge US to Drop Charges Against Julian Assange. news.antiwar.com Five major Western news organizations have finally spoken out for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and are calling on the US government to drop the charges against him. In a letter to the US government, the editors and publishers of The New York Times, The Guardian, Le Monde, DER SPIEGEL, and El País said that "publishing …

Brian Berletic (2022-11-27). Russia Ops in Ukraine (Update): Western Propaganda Implodes as War of Attrition Grinds On. thealtworld.com Update on Russian military operations in and around Ukraine for November 28, 2022. | Battle front is stable, Russian forces are pushing back amid stalled Ukrainian offensives; | Russia continues dismantling Ukraine's power grid, leaving millions without electricity; | US claims Russia is committing "war crimes" despite the US having targeted power grids repeatedly amid multiple wars of aggression; | Western sources claim Russia is running out of cruise missiles because of older cruise missiles allegedly turning up in Ukraine; | Using older cruise missiles and target drones to spoof e…

_____ (2022-11-27). Rebellion Against The Legalized Robbery. popularresistance.org The following commentary was written by Marxist economist, politician and former Finance Minister of Greece Yanis Varoufakis. He follows the first part of the debate "Ecological Catastrophe, Collapse, Democracy and Socialism" between the renowned American intellectual Noam Chomsky, the Chilean exponent of the new ideology of Collapsist Marxism Miguel Fuentes and climate scientist Guy McPherson. One of the main characteristics of Varoufakis' comment (who describes himself as a "Libertarian Marxist") is offering a balanced review of some of the main ideas expressed earlier in this debate. The latter from the perspe…

_____ (2022-11-27). Haiti: A Political Economy Perspective On The Urgent Crisis Of Imperialism. popularresistance.org Often, when you mention Haiti in conversation and the anti-imperial struggle that has consistently been waged by the Haitian people against imperialist forces for centuries, you are met with minor acknowledgement and some confusion by the listener. Even in cases where there are those who understand Haiti's battle against imperialist interventions and incursions — many people are still unclear about: "why Haiti." This is especially true in the present, where there exists a propagandized belief that there are no broader imperialist aspirations in the Caribbean, insofar as those interests cannot be tied to int…

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2022-11-27). The mRNA Vaccine Is a Killer: According to the Washington Post the Vaccinated Account "For a Majority of Americans Dying from the Coronavirus" globalresearch.ca

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2022-11-28: News Headlines

Staff (2022-11-28). Pro-NATO opposition's rhetoric fuels anti-Christian pogroms: Georgian prelate. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Civil GeorgiaNovember 28, 2022 Media Partly to Blame for Attack on Nunnery, says Archpriest Jagmaidze See also: U.S. escalates coup/war plans for Georgia NATO-standard special operations base being built in Georgia Georgia: American Alecto excoriates non-NED/Soros NGO/CSO Archpriest Andria Jagmaidze, Head of the Public Relations Department of the Georgian Orthodox Church, authored a Facebook post …

WSWS (2022-11-28). Anthony Fauci gives aid and comfort to COVID "lab leak" conspiracy theory. wsws.org Fauci's aim in lending credence to the conspiracy theory, which he knows to be a lie, is to distract attention from the antiscientific policies carried out under the Trump and Biden administrations that led to the deaths of over a million Americans.

WSWS (2022-11-28). Anthony Fauci gives aid and comfort to COVID-19 "lab leak" conspiracy theory. wsws.org Fauci's aim in lending credence to the conspiracy theory, which he knows to be a lie, is to distract attention from the antiscientific policies carried out under the Trump and Biden administrations that led to the deaths of over a million Americans.

John Perry (2022-11-28). US sanctions and economic conditions drive Nicaraguan migration, while Washington blames repression. thegrayzone.com Blaming migration on "repressive dictatorships" allows Washington to pretend that its policies are helping Nicaraguans, when in fact they are impoverishing them. This article was originally published on November 23, 2022 by COHA. Why are more Nicaraguans heading north to the United States looking for jobs? Until July 2020, numbers were tiny. But in the last 1 Ω years numbers have increased sharply. Suddenly this has become a story, and government detractors argue, with little evidence, that people are fleeing political …

____ (2022-11-28). China rejects Canada's attack and smear in its newly released Indo-Pacific strategy: Embassy. ecns.cn Some Western countries, who at will undermine the international order and other countries' sovereignty, are the true disruptive force to global peace, security and development.

_____ (2022-11-27). Rebellion Against The Legalized Robbery. popularresistance.org The following commentary was written by Marxist economist, politician and former Finance Minister of Greece Yanis Varoufakis. He follows the first part of the debate "Ecological Catastrophe, Collapse, Democracy and Socialism" between the renowned American intellectual Noam Chomsky, the Chilean exponent of the new ideology of Collapsist Marxism Miguel Fuentes and climate scientist Guy McPherson. One of the main characteristics of Varoufakis' comment (who describes himself as a "Libertarian Marxist") is offering a balanced review of some of the main ideas expressed earlier in this debate. The latter from the perspe…

_____ (2022-11-27). Haiti: A Political Economy Perspective On The Urgent Crisis Of Imperialism. popularresistance.org Often, when you mention Haiti in conversation and the anti-imperial struggle that has consistently been waged by the Haitian people against imperialist forces for centuries, you are met with minor acknowledgement and some confusion by the listener. Even in cases where there are those who understand Haiti's battle against imperialist interventions and incursions — many people are still unclear about: "why Haiti." This is especially true in the present, where there exists a propagandized belief that there are no broader imperialist aspirations in the Caribbean, insofar as those interests cannot be tied to int…

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2022-11-27). The mRNA Vaccine Is a Killer: According to the Washington Post the Vaccinated Account "For a Majority of Americans Dying from the Coronavirus" globalresearch.ca

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2022-11-27: News Headlines

_____ (2022-11-27). Haiti: A Political Economy Perspective On The Urgent Crisis Of Imperialism. popularresistance.org Often, when you mention Haiti in conversation and the anti-imperial struggle that has consistently been waged by the Haitian people against imperialist forces for centuries, you are met with minor acknowledgement and some confusion by the listener. Even in cases where there are those who understand Haiti's battle against imperialist interventions and incursions — many people are still unclear about: "why Haiti." This is especially true in the present, where there exists a propagandized belief that there are no broader imperialist aspirations in the Caribbean, insofar as those interests cannot be tied to int…

En.mehrnews (2022-11-26). US grossly interferes in Russia's internal affairs. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 26 (MNA) — American officials are grossly interfering in the affairs of the Russian Federation, criticizing the law banning LGBT propaganda, the Russian Embassy in the US said.

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2022-11-26). The Covid "Killer Vaccine". People Are Dying All Over the World. It's A Criminal Undertaking. globalresearch.ca We are being accused of "spreading disinformation" regarding the Covid-19 vaccine. | The Reuters and AP media "trackers" will be out to smear the testimonies of parents who have lost their children. | "Once the Lie becomes the Truth, there is no …

Editor (2022-11-26). The Corporate Media Deference That Endangers Us All. scheerpost.com

Sophia Davis (2022-11-26). [Perspectives] Rosa Ritunnano: champion of phenomenology in psychiatry. thelancet.com Rosa Ritunnano would usually be the one posing the questions, but it was my turn when we met at Birmingham University's leafy campus. Ritunnano is part of a movement championing the relevance of phenomenology for psychiatry. "Phenomenology can offer psychiatry a conceptual toolbox that can allow us to co-construct meaning and create a channel of dialogue between clinicians and patients, because when we use very medicalised language that neglects the experience, then that doesn't really reflect what the person is living, so there's a dissonance that gets in the way of the therapeutic process", she explains.

Contributing Writers (2022-11-26). The Covid "Killer Vaccine". People Are Dying All Over the World. It's A Criminal Undertaking/ By Prof Michel Chossudovsky. marktaliano.net By Prof Michel Chossudovsky Global Research, November 26, 2022 We are being accused of "fake news". The Reuters and AP media "trackers" will be out to smear this report as well as the testimonies of parents who have lost their children. It is happening all over the World. Let us be under no illusions, the Covid …

Richard Horton (2022-11-26). [Comment] Offline: The distance between us. thelancet.com 1000 people gathered in the magnificent Light auditorium at Friends House on a bleak winter evening in London. They were there to hear Dr Aseem Malhotra, a cardiologist, answer the question, "Has Big Pharma Hijacked Evidence-Based Medicine?" Most of those assembled wanted to know Malhotra's views about the safety of COVID-19 vaccines. Critics might argue that his pronouncements on vaccines should be dismissed. But to understand why vaccine hesitancy has become such an important public health challenge, one must study his arguments and claims, even if one finds them misplaced.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-26). MP slams Western countries use of human rights as tool. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 26 (MNA) — The Chairman of the Iranian Parliament's National Security and Foreign Policy Commission says that western countries prove their trustworthiness by using and considering human rights as a tool.

Staff (2022-11-26). Meta desarticula red de propaganda engañosa para promover narrativas prooccidentales. cubadebate.cu Se trataba de "una red interconectada de cuentas" en plataformas de redes sociales que "utilizaban tácticas engañosas para promover narrativas prooccidentales".

Media Lens (2022-11-25). The Medium: An Appeal For Support. dissidentvoice.org On November 15, as 90 Russian cruise missiles struck at Ukraine's energy network, a companion US-UK propaganda blitz blamed the Russian missiles for the deaths of two workers on a farm in Poland. This was a big deal. Poland is a member of Nato and Article 5 of Nato's treaty reads: 'The Parties agree that …

Chris Hedges (2022-11-25). Ralph Nader explains why Democrats lost the House. therealnews.com The midterm elections are over, and two more years of Congressional gridlock are likely in store. Republicans have taken a narrow majority in the House, while Democrats have held the Senate. What do we make of the current political landscape, where rhetoric runs so hot but so little gets done? And what can we expect from the 2024 presidential elections? Studio: Adam Coley…

_____ (2022-11-25). Why I'm Thankful For 500 Years Of Indigenous Resistance. popularresistance.org Starting in 1452, under the guise of the Papal Bull Romanus Pontifex and later the 1493 Papal Bull Inter Cetera, the Christian Doctrine of Discovery, European Christians began their efforts to expand colonial rule, and the Christian Empire, throughout the world. | These Papal Bulls sanctioned European Christian Nations to "capture, vanquish, and subdue the saracens, pagans, and other enemies of Christ, to put them into perpetual slavery, and to take all their possessions and property" and were authorized "to take possession of any lands discovered that were not under the dominion of any Christian rulers." | Early…

Fight Back (2022-11-25). Twin Cities activists hold vigil to demand end to endless U.S. wars. fightbacknews.org Saint Paul, MN – On Wednesday, November 23, more than 40 peace activists from around the Twin Cities gathered on the Lake Street Marshall Bridge to demand an end to all U.S. interventions around the globe. The event was initiated by the Minnesota Peace Action Coalition (MPAC) in partnership with Women Against Military Madness (WAMM). WAMM has been holding weekly protests on the Lake Street/Marshall Avenue Bridge for 23 years, consistently calling for an end to U.S. wars ever since NATO
| began bombing Yugoslavia in 1999. | The call for action put forward a range of slogans, including "Say no to World War III,…

_____ (2022-11-25). European Parliament Smears Russia While Bankrolling Nazi Terrorism. strategic-culture.org European politicians are once again fueling war with their calumnies against Russia and their deliberate stoking of Nazi embers. | One would think, perhaps, that with a perilous war raging on the European continent, the European Union's parliament might want to show some leadership in promoting diplomatic solutions to end that conflict. No, not a bit of it. | The European Parliament has shown itself again this week to be nothing more than a giant reactionary talking shop whose proclaimed democratic values have an inverse relationship to its copious chamber of 705 parliamentarians. | Only three years ago, the sam…

CounterSpin (2022-11-25). Milton Allimadi on Media in Africa. fair.org New York Times ( This week on CounterSpin: According to Techcrunch, before its ignominious flameout, the cryptocurrency firm FTX had acquired more than

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