2019-09-11: Social Media Postees

Exit John Bolton, but Will that Mean an End to His Failed Foreign Policy?
Kevin Zeese | globalresearch.ca | 2019-09-12
Many who oppose the aggressive foreign policy of the United States under President Donald Trump, which has resulted in record numbers of bombs dropped, regime change operations against Venezuela, Nicaragua, Iran and Hong Kong, the abusive use of unilateral …
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Farewelling Dr No: The Sacking of John Bolton
Dr. Binoy Kampmark | globalresearch.ca | 2019-09-12
"Every time the president, or Pompeo, or anyone in the [Trump] administration came up with an idea, they had to face Dr No." — Cliff Kupchan, Chairman of the Eurasia Group, The Washington Post, Sep 11, 2011. | It …
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Netanyahu Repeated His Vow to Annex West Bank Land if Reelected
Stephen Lendman | globalresearch.ca | 2019-09-12
Israel is the only nation without official borders. Its longstanding policy calls for redrawing the Middle East map. | It aims to annex more territory, including from neighboring states and all valued parts of Judea and Samaria. | Ahead of last April's …
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9/11: You Weren't Stupid, Mr. Brown!
Prof. Graeme McQueen | globalresearch.ca | 2019-09-12
Aaron Brown, news anchor during most of CNN's coverage on September 11, 2001, was interviewed on the 15th anniversary of the event. He said in that interview that he had felt "profoundly stupid" when he was reporting the destruction …
globalresearch.ca/911-you-werent-stupid-…

Tentative Opioids Settlement Falls Short of a Nationwide Deal
Staff | truthdig.com | 2019-09-12
HARTFORD, Conn.–A tentative settlement announced Wednesday over the role Purdue Pharma played in the nation's opioid addiction crisis falls short of the far-reaching national settlement the OxyContin maker had been seeking for months, with litigation sure to continue against the company and the family that owns it. | The agreement with about half the states and attorneys representing roughly 2,000 local governments would have Purdue file for a structured bankruptcy and pay as much as $12 billion over time, with about $3 billion coming from the Sackler family. That number involves future profits and the valu…
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Germany's Angela Merkel Says Europe to Honor Iran Nuclear Deal
telesurenglish.net | 2019-09-11
Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel said that Europe has chosen to honor the 2015 nuclear agreement deal with Iran which was abandoned by the United States unilaterally last year. | RELATED: | Iran Calls on US to Avoid War Hawks Like John Bolton | The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) was signed between Iran and six other countries. While Germany, France, the United Kingdom, China, and Russia kept the deal, Washington pulled out of it in 2018 saying that Iran has breached it by…
telesurenglish.net/news/Germanys-Angela-…

Iran urges US to 'put warmongers aside' after John Bolton firing
The Canary | thecanary.co | 2019-09-11
Iran's president has welcomed Donald Trump's abrupt dismissal of his national security adviser, saying the US should "put warmongers aside" amid tensions in the Persian Gulf.Hassan Rouhani's remarks signalled approval after the US president forced out John Bolton, who had been hawkish on Iran and other global challenges.Rouhani's website quoted him as urging the US to "abandon warmongering and its maximum pressure policy" on Tehran.Ali Rabiei, a government spokesman, said after a cabinet meeting that Bolton's dismissal may help the US have a "less biased" attitude towards Iran.John Bolton (Evan Vucci/AP)The sudde…
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Iran Calls on US to Avoid War Hawks Like John Bolton
telesurenglish.net | 2019-09-11
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called on the United States administration to distance themselves from war hawks like John Bolton in the future if they want to improve relations with the Islamic Republic. | RELATED: | Charles Kupperman: A Bolton-Style Hawk Is Trump's Acting National Security Advisor | "America should understand that … it should distance itself from warmongers," Iran's semi-official Tasnim news agency quoted President Hassan Rouhani as sayin…
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Iran Calls on US to Avoid War Hawks Like John Bolton
telesurenglish.net | 2019-09-11
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called on the United States administration to distance themselves from war hawks like John Bolton in the future if they want to improve relations with the Islamic Republic. | RELATED: | Charles Kupperman: A Bolton-Style Hawk Is Trump's Acting National Security Advisor | "America should understand that … it should distance itself from warmongers," Iran's semi-official Tasnim news agency quoted President Hassan Rouhani as sayin…
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Iran thaw coming? After firing chief hawk, Trump hints at lifting sanctions on Tehran
rt.com | 2019-09-11
Days after saying he had "no problem" meeting his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani and soon after firing his hawkish adviser John Bolton, US President Donald Trump has hinted he may lift some sanctions on Tehran. | Iran has been under crippling US economic sanctions since the US unilaterally withdrew lat May from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA, or Iran Nuclear Deal). Relations between Washington and Tehran have since deteriorated, with the sanctions accompanied by a military buildup in the Persian Gulf and back-and-forth threats from both sides. | But, speaking to reporters on Wednesday, Trump…
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New season of Amazon's Jack Ryan focused on Venezuela denounced as 'over-the-top and ridiculous' U.S. propaganda
Eds. | mronline.org | 2019-09-11
The upcoming season of Amazon's Jack Ryan could have been scripted by John Bolton. | Source…
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Democrats Somehow Frame John Bolton's Exit as a Bad Thing
Caitlin Johnstone | theantimedia.com | 2019-09-11
John Bolton is out as President Trump's National Security Advisor. Trump says he fired Bolton, Bolton says he offered to resign first.

Democrats Somehow Frame John Bolton’s Exit as a Bad Thing

Democrats Somehow Frame John Bolton's Exit as a Bad Thing
Caitlin Johnstone | theantimedia.com | 2019-09-11
John Bolton is out as President Trump's National Security Advisor. Trump says he fired Bolton, Bolton says he offered to resign first.

Democrats Somehow Frame John Bolton’s Exit as a Bad Thing

Venezuela's Maduro Warns of Colombia 'Threat' as Trump Fires Bolton
Lucas Koerner | venezuelanalysis.com | 2019-09-11
Venezuelan military exercises along the border started on Tuesday.
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Venezuela's Maduro Warns of Colombia 'Threat' as Trump Fires Bolton
Lucas Koerner | venezuelanalysis.com | 2019-09-11
Venezuelan military exercises along the border started on Tuesday.
venezuelanalysis.com/news/14653

Trump Sacks Bolton. Who is the Next National Security Advisor?
Stephen Lendman | globalresearch.ca | 2019-09-11
It's a good start, way short of what's needed — cleaning house of all Trump regime far-right extremists, notably Pompeo and likeminded hardliners. | Chance for positive change is virtually nil. Dirty business as usual in Washington won't miss a beat …
globalresearch.ca/trump-sacks-bolton-who…

Trump fires Bolton as national security advisor
wsws.org | 2019-09-11
Disagreement over a proposed deal with the Taliban in Afghanistan was apparently the final straw in the internal White House conflict.
www.wsws.org/en/articles/2019/09/11/bolt…

On the anniversary of 9/11, let's remember that conspiracy theories are counterproductive
Peter Bolton | thecanary.co | 2019-09-11
Wednesday September 11, 2019 marks the 18th anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center 'Twin Towers' in New York and the Pentagon in Washington, DC. In the 18 years that have passed since that day in 2001, countless conspiracy theories have arisen that reject the mainstream account of what happened and who was responsible. Some of the conspiracies come from the lunatic…
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Trump Slams "Mr. Tough Guy" Bolton for Making "Some Very Big Mistakes"
Tyler Durden | theantimedia.com | 2019-09-11
Trump slammed Bolton's "Libyan model" remark in regards to North Korea as "not a good statement to make."

Trump Slams "Mr. Tough Guy" Bolton for Making "Some Very Big Mistakes"

Video: Hezbollah Shoots Down Israeli Drone over Lebanon
South Front | globalresearch.ca | 2019-09-11
On September 9, Hezbollah announced that it had shot down an Israeli unmanned aerial vehicle over the village of Ramyeh in southern Lebanon. Hezbollah added that the UAV is now in its hands. | The Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) confirmed in …
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Western Media Portrays Hong Kong Hooligans as Heroes. But Are They?
Andre Vltchek | globalresearch.ca | 2019-09-11
Whenever Hong Kong protesters are destroying public property, there are no cameras of Western media outlets in sight. But when police decide to intervene, protecting their city, Western media crusaders emerge in full force. | On Sunday, huge US flags were | …
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The Need for Non-Violence in Hong Kong
Jonathan Power | counterpunch.org | 2019-09-11
The gloves are off in Hong Kong. Judging from the pictures on today's BBC News the police no longer have any compunction about beating protestors. Ironically, they don't appear to get close to the fringe of protestors who are using violent tactics. Rather they are swinging their batons left right and centre at any young…
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Will Iran be a Full Nuclear Power by the End of 2020? No Return to the 2015 Agreement
Elijah J. Magnier | globalresearch.ca | 2019-09-11
French President Emmanuel Macron failed to promote successfully his Iranian initiative with the US administration despite the initial blessing of his US counterpart. This failure led Iran to make a third gradual withdrawal from its JCPOA nuclear deal commitment, raising …
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Germany: Merkel Urges EU to Reduce Dependence on White House
telesurenglish.net | 2019-09-11
Angela Merkel once again talked about the need to reduce Europe's dependence on the United States, at least in terms of foreign and defense policy on Wednesday during a federal budget debate in the nation's Bundestag, or legislator. | RELATED: | Germany's Angela Merkel Says Europe to Honor Iran Nuclear Deal | In her own words, it's time for European nations "to take their fate into their own hands" referring to creating greater European Union sovereignty. The German chancellor t…
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Germany: Merkel Urges EU to Reduce Dependence on White House
telesurenglish.net | 2019-09-11
Angela Merkel once again talked about the need to reduce Europe's dependence on the United States, at least in terms of foreign and defense policy on Wednesday during a federal budget debate in the nation's Bundestag, or legislator. | RELATED: | Germany's Angela Merkel Says Europe to Honor Iran Nuclear Deal | In her own words, it's time for European nations "to take their fate into their own hands" referring to creating greater European Union sovereignty. The German chancellor t…
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Ilhan Omar, Bernie Sanders Slam Netanyahu's Vow of Annexation
telesurenglish.net | 2019-09-11
U.S. progressive leaders Bernie Sanders and Ilhan Omar slammed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's vow to annex parts of occupied West Bank if he is re-elected in next week's elections. | RELATED: | Netanyahu Announces Plans to Annex Over a Third of the West Bank | Netanyahu announced Tuesday on Israeli TV that if he is to win the upcomin…
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The War in Eastern Ukraine May be Coming to an End but Do Any Americans Care?
Jeremy Kuzmarov | dissidentvoice.org | 2019-09-11
On Saturday September 7, Russia and Ukraine agreed to a prisoner swap which has brought hope of improved relations between the two countries and an end to the 5-year long conflict in Eastern Ukraine. A peace accord is being planned for later this month in Normandy involving Ukraine, Russia, France and Germany. Ukraine's newly elected …
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Russia: Stalinist and far-right candidates win with backing from Navalny
wsws.org | 2019-09-11
The Western media has desperately tried to conceal the right-wing character of the political forces that have made gains in the elections in Moscow and Khabarovsk.
www.wsws.org/en/articles/2019/09/11/mosc…

New York Times: Main source for anti-Russia campaign may have been a "double agent"
wsws.org | 2019-09-11
The latest allegation reported by the New York Times Is a further exposure of the Democrats' concocted claims of Russian "subversion" of the US political system.
www.wsws.org/en/articles/2019/09/11/time…

US: Protests Against Salvadoran Deportation, Child with Cancer
teleSUR -EF | telesurenglish.net | 2019-09-11
Protesters gathered Wednesday outside the Chicago headquarters of Immigration and Customs Service (ICE) to try to stop the deportation of an undocumented Salvadoran whose 18-month old daughter was recently diagnosed with leukemia. If forced to go back to his home country Cristian Avalos Merino's life would be "at risk." | RELATED: | Panama to US: We Won't be Your 'Safe Third Country' | Avalos was arrested on May 14 in Cicero, Illinois, while sleeping in his parked car. | Days later, during…
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US: Protests Against Salvadoran Deportation, Child with Cancer
teleSUR -EF | telesurenglish.net | 2019-09-11
Protesters gathered Wednesday outside the Chicago headquarters of Immigration and Customs Service (ICE) to try to stop the deportation of an undocumented Salvadoran whose 18-month old daughter was recently diagnosed with leukemia. If forced to go back to his home country Cristian Avalos Merino's life would be "at risk." | RELATED: | Panama to US: We Won't be Your 'Safe Third Country' | Avalos was arrested on May 14 in Cicero, Illinois, while sleeping in his parked car. | Days later, during…
telesurenglish.net/news/US-Protests-Agai…

Nationalism, borders, and the state
Eds. | mronline.org | 2019-09-11
Last summer, protesters in Oregon set up a makeshift camp outside the Portland office of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Similar encampments soon spread across the country, from Chicago to Los Angeles and New York. Horrified by stories of family separation and images of children in detention centers along the southern border, a consequence of […] | Source…
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China, US Grant Trade Concessions Ahead of New Talks
telesurenglish.net | 2019-09-11
China and the United States decided Wednesday to ease back on sanctions ahead of a fresh round of talks aimed at defusing a trade war between the world's two largest economies. | RELATED: | US Lowers Expectations About a Possible Agreement With China | The Chinese government announced it will exempt some U.S. goods from its tariffs, which covers two lists with 16 categories of goods, and will be valid from Sept. 17, 2019, to Sept. 16, 2020, the Customs Tariff Commission of the State Council said in a…
telesurenglish.net/news/China-US-Grant-T…

The Revival of Non-Self
L. Ali Khan | counterpunch.org | 2019-09-11
The 21st century is witnessing the revival of Non-Self, such as Herrenvolk and Hindutva, which assert a binary division of "Self" and "Non-Self." Selfism advocates the exclusion of Non-Self, variously defined as immigrants, refugees, gypsies, indigenous people, minorities, or "others." Nationalism, majoritarianism, and exceptionalism are its noxious crops. Ethnic cleansing, apartheid, segregation, settler colonialism, denial…
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Get ready for unnatural disasters this hurricane season
Jill Richardson | nationofchange.org | 2019-09-11
Donald Trump discusses immigration as if the benefits of residence in the U.S. are a pie. When immigrants get more, the people who were already here get less. In general, that's not true. When immigrants come here, they don't just take some jobs (often low-wage jobs U.S. citizens don't want), they also create new jobs. …
nationofchange.org/2019/09/11/get-ready-…

Reflections on "peace" in Afghanistan
Andrew J. Bacevich | nationofchange.org | 2019-09-11
When the conflict that the Vietnamese refer to as the American War ended in April 1975, I was a U.S. Army captain attending a course at Fort Knox, Kentucky. In those days, the student body at any of our Army's myriad schools typically included officers from the Army of the Republic of Vietnam (ARVN). Since …
nationofchange.org/2019/09/11/reflection…

Reflections on "Peace" in Afghanistan
Andrew Bacevich | counterpunch.org | 2019-09-11
When the conflict that the Vietnamese refer to as the American War ended in April 1975, I was a U.S. Army captain attending a course at Fort Knox, Kentucky. In those days, the student body at any of our Army's myriad schools typically included officers from the Army of the Republic of Vietnam (ARVN). Since…
counterpunch.org/2019/09/11/reflections-…

Is Killing Peasants Protecting America's Interests?
Ron Jacobs | counterpunch.org | 2019-09-11
The war drags on. There is no end in sight. Peace negotiations are thwarted again. Republicans and Democrats alike appear in the press decrying the possibility of the enemy coming to talk peace and staying at Camp David. Personally, I was surprised by the Camp David aspect of the story only because I figured Trump…
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On 18th Anniversary of 9/11, Media Worry About 'Premature' End to Afghan War
Joshua Cho | fair.org | 2019-09-11
by Joshua Cho | On the 18th anniversary of the September 11 attacks, the illegal US occupation of Afghanistan continues as the longest overseas war in American history. Although President Donald Trump recently declared that peace negotiations over the withdrawal of US troops with the Taliban are "dead," reportedly because of the death of a US soldier from a suicide bomb attack in Kabul last week, the status of future negotiations…
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Netanyahu Hints Trump Peace Plan Will Allow Israel to Annex Key West Bank Territory
Robert Mackey | theintercept.com | 2019-09-11
Benjamin Netanyahu hinted that his friend Jared Kushner's Mideast plan would give him the green light to annex nearly a quarter of the occupied West Bank.
theintercept.com/2019/09/11/netanyahu-hi…

Netanyahu election promise: Annex part of West Bank "in coordination" with U.S
Ceren Sagir | peoplesworld.org | 2019-09-11
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's promise to annex a third of the West Bank after the general election was globally condemned yesterday as a "burial of peace." Netanyahu promised "Jewish sovereignty" over the Jordan Valley and northern Dead Sea "in coordination" with the U.S. if he is returned to office next week. "We haven't had …
peoplesworld.org/article/netanyahu-elect…

Chile's 9/11 Coup: Salvador Allende's Last Words
telesurenglish.net | 2019-09-11
Leftist former Chilean President Salvador Allende gave his last speech to the nation while the presidential palace was surrounded by the coup plotters led by Augusto Pinochet's command. | The U.S.-backed coup on Sept. 11, 1973 was the culmination of a long campaign of sabotage carried out by the local elite class alongside the U.S. administration of Richard Nixon who had said that Washington must "make the economy scream." | Following the coup, 30,000 were killed under Pinochet's rule, with countless tortured and disappeared as the right-wing dictator implemented neoliberal shock therapy to the Chilean econom…
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Much "Foreign Aid" Is Taxpayer-Funded Plundering of the Global South
Staff | truthout.org | 2019-09-11
| "If at first you don't succeed, try, try again." That 1840 slogan seems to be the modus operandi of President Trump when thwarted by Congress. Trump has tried twice to cut foreign aid not just for humanitarian causes, but to nations balking at being U.S. puppets. | His first effort was in August 2018 when Mick Mulvaney, director of the White House Offi…
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How Israel Steals Palestine's Offshore Oil and Gas Revenues. Outright Theft. Billions of Dollars Stolen
UNCTAD | globalresearch.ca | 2019-09-11
Executive summary | "In 2018 and early 2019, the performance of the Palestinian economy and humanitarian conditions reached an all-time low. Per capita income fell, mass unemployment increased, poverty deepened and the environmental toll of occupation has been rising in both …
globalresearch.ca/how-israel-steals-pale…

Israeli Warplane Bombs Several Areas in Gaza
telesurenglish.net | 2019-09-11
An Israeli warplane bombed several sites in the Gaza Strip last night after Tel Aviv accused the Palestinian forces of firing rockets into the occupied areas. | RELATED: | Israeli Soldiers Kill 14, 17-Year-Old at Gaza Border, Wound 76 | The Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) announced shortly after the attack that their warplane bombed 15 targets belonging to the Palestinian Hamas Movement, including a naval compound and several tunnels. | There were no immediate reports of casualties…
telesurenglish.net/news/Israeli-Warplane…

Where was Osama bin Laden on September 11, 2001?
Prof Michel Chossudovsky | globalresearch.ca | 2019-09-11
On September 10. 2001, Osama was in a Pakistani military hospital in Rawalpindi, courtesy of America's indefectible ally Pakistan…
globalresearch.ca/where-was-osama-on-sep…

Chile, September 11, 1973: The Inauguration of Neoliberalism, "Shock Treatment" and the Instruments of Economic Repression: The Junta's Deadly "Economic Medicine"
Prof Michel Chossudovsky | globalresearch.ca | 2019-09-11
The Junta ordered a hike in the price of bread from 11 to 40 escudos. While food prices had skyrocketed, wages had been frozen. From one day to the next, an entire country had been precipitated into abysmal poverty; in less than a year the price of bread in Chile increased thirty-six fold.
globalresearch.ca/chile-september-11-197…

THE 9/11 READER. The September 11, 2001 Terror Attacks
Prof Michel Chossudovsky | globalresearch.ca | 2019-09-11
The tragic events of September 11, 2001 constitute a fundamental landmark in American history. a decisive watershed. 9/11 opens up an era of crisis, upheaval and militarization of American society.
globalresearch.ca/the-911-reader-the-sep…

Brazil: Tenharim People, Guardians of Amazon, Battle Wildfires
telesurenglish.net | 2019-09-11
When the flames begin to light up the night on the Tenharim tribe's reservation in the Brazilian Amazon, the tribe sent their firefighters in order to protect their ancestral lands from the wildfires that are taking over the region. | RELATED: | US Foreign Affairs Committee Holds Hearing on Amazon Fires | Each year during the dry season, the Tenharim feel the threat that the wildfires pose to their lands, an immense territory in the southern portion of Amazonas state, the largest o…
telesurenglish.net/news/Brazil-Tenharim-…

Brazilian Official Who Fought to Protect the Amazon 'Assassinated' in Front of His Family
The Mind Unleashed | theantimedia.com | 2019-09-11
Maxciel Pereira dos Santos was shot twice in the head on Friday while riding a motorbike through a small city in the Amazon rainforest.

Brazilian Official Who Fought to Protect the Amazon 'Assassinated' in Front of His Family

Why a DNC Vice Chair Bawled Me Out
Norman Solomon | counterpunch.org | 2019-09-11
The man quickly identified himself as a vice chair of the Democratic National Committee. He didn't need to tell me that he was hopping mad. Ken Martin was angry that my colleagues and I were handing out a flier — providing some inconvenient facts about Joe Biden — to delegates and activists as they entered…
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Why a DNC Vice Chair Bawled Me Out
Norman Solomon | counterpunch.org | 2019-09-11
The man quickly identified himself as a vice chair of the Democratic National Committee. He didn't need to tell me that he was hopping mad. Ken Martin was angry that my colleagues and I were handing out a flier — providing some inconvenient facts about Joe Biden — to delegates and activists as they entered…
counterpunch.org/2019/09/11/why-a-dnc-vi…

Security breached at the world's biggest arms fair as one kayak takes on the war ships
Emily Apple | thecanary.co | 2019-09-11
On 10 September, Canary journalists (including this author) took off their press cards and were part of a protest at Defence Security and Equipment International (DSEI) — the world's largest arms fair.Using a kayak, two people rowed into the path of the war ships and breached the massive security operation. The action was timed to coincide with, and therefore disrupt, the BAE Systems boat display.Flares were lit on the water and at shore, and alongside chanting and banners, it…
thecanary.co/exclusive/2019/09/11/securi…

Peru's National Police Suppresses Miners Strike
telesurenglish.net | 2019-09-11
Peruvian Government comfronted with a strong repression protestant miners on their second day of a national strike in front of the National Mining and Petroleum Society in Lima. | RELATED: | Peru: Executive Pushes for Referendum to Advance Elections | The main cause of the strike is the permanent denial by mining sector companies to negotiate with the Federation of Mining, Metallurgical and Steel Workers of Peru the demands approved by the Constitutional Court a decade ago. Also, th…
telesurenglish.net/news/Perus-National-P…

Peru's National Police Suppresses Miners Strike
telesurenglish.net | 2019-09-11
Peruvian Government comfronted with a strong repression protestant miners on their second day of a national strike in front of the National Mining and Petroleum Society in Lima. | RELATED: | Peru: Executive Pushes for Referendum to Advance Elections | The main cause of the strike is the permanent denial by mining sector companies to negotiate with the Federation of Mining, Metallurgical and Steel Workers of Peru the demands approved by the Constitutional Court a decade ago. Also, th…
telesurenglish.net/news/Perus-National-P…

More Americans Questioning Official 9/11 Story As New Evidence Contradicts Official Narrative
Whitney Webb | mintpressnews.com | 2019-09-11
Evidence continues to mount that the official narrative itself is the irrational narrative of September 11, and it becomes ever more clear that the media remains committed to preventing legitimate questions about that day from receiving the scrutiny they deserve.
mintpressnews.com/americans-questioning-…

Tucson on road to elect first Chicana mayor
Joe Bernick | peoplesworld.org | 2019-09-11
TUCSON, Ariz.–Voters in Tucson took the first step toward making history on Aug. 27 when City Councilwoman Regina Romero won the Democratic nomination for mayor. Romero is expected to easily defeat independent Ed Ackerley and Green Party candidate Mike Cease in November to become Tucson's first woman mayor, and also the first Mexican-American mayor since …
peoplesworld.org/article/tucson-on-road-…

US Warplanes Drop 40 Tons of Bombs on 'ISIS-Infested Island' in Iraq
Jason Ditz | theantimedia.com | 2019-09-11
US warplanes attacked and virtually destroyed the tiny island of Qanus in the Iraqi Salahuddin Province on Tuesday.

US Warplanes Drop 40 Tons of Bombs on 'ISIS-Infested Island' in Iraq

The Whitewashing of the Nazis
Christopher Black | globalresearch.ca | 2019-09-11
I was going to write about Iraq and the American control of that tragic nation that has been, like many others, destroyed by the American war machine, but it is difficult to find out any real facts about anything in …
globalresearch.ca/whitewashing-nazis/568…

Being Black is Not a Crime: Yunek's Story of Police Brutality
aclu.org | 2019-09-11
A personal story of police brutality at the hands of the police in Peoria, Illinois. | My name is Yunek Moore. I am a Black woman, a college graduate, and a survivor of police brutality. I'm choosing to tell my story because, sadly, this wasn't the last time something like this happened to a person of color in Peoria, Illinois, and that must change. | On June 4, 2013, I was a happy 17-year-old looking forward to attending college at Millikin University. I had just graduated high school, where I was ranked 11th in my entire class and spoke at graduation as one of my final duties as Senior Class President. | That n…
aclu.org/blog/criminal-law-reform/reform…

US Lowers Expectations About a Possible Agreement With China
telesurenglish.net | 2019-09-11
A senior White House advisor urged investors, businesses and the public to be patient about resolving the two-year trade war between the United States and China, playing down expectations Tuesday for the next rounds of trade talks. | RELATED: | Microsoft: `US Aggression Towards Huawei Affects Us Too` | Chinese trade deputies are expected to meet with their U.S. counterparts in mid-September in Washington before minister-level meetings in early October in the U.S. capital, involving Chinese Vic…
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Power and Tragedy
Evaggelos Vallianatos | counterpunch.org | 2019-09-11
Starting with the Trojan War in the thirteenth century BCE, the Greeks embarked on a gigantic Grexit that lasted for centuries. They migrated to other more prosperous lands. The Greeks of Euboea were pioneers in this political movement: searching and finding better life outside of Greece. In the eighth century BCE, some of them abandoned…
counterpunch.org/2019/09/11/power-and-tr…

The times they are a-changing: The Venice Biennale and late capitalism
Dennis Broe | peoplesworld.org | 2019-09-11
May You Live in Interesting Times is the title and organizing principle of this year's Venice Biennale, the every-other-year festival of contemporary art, this year curated by Ralph Rogoff, head of the Hayward Gallery in London and now an officer in something called the Order of the British Empire, though many of the best pieces …
peoplesworld.org/article/the-times-they-…

A Memoir From Hell: Samantha Power Will Do Anything for Human Rights Unless It Hurts Her Career
Jon Schwarz | theintercept.com | 2019-09-11
A new book by Obama's ambassador to the U.N. won't honestly tell us what she saw on the mountaintop because she wants to get back there.
theintercept.com/2019/09/11/a-memoir-fro…

Condoleeza Rice wants the US to stay in Afghanistan, and this time it's for 'the women'
rt.com | 2019-09-11
Former National Security Advisor and State Secretary Condoleeza Rice appeared on a late-night comedy show, calling for a continued US presence in Afghanistan, this time for apparently feminist reasons. She was swiftly called out. | After some de-rigeur Trump-bashing, host Stephen Colbert and Rice got down to the topic at hand: President Donald Trump's decision to host, and then cancel, a meeting with the Afghan Taliban at Camp David last week. | Speculating that Trump might cut a deal with the Islamic militants to wrap up the war in Afghanistan –which turns 18 next month– by any means necessary, R…
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Harrowing Cables Detail How the CIA Tortured Accused 9/11 Mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, Jeopardizing the Case Against Him
Daniel DeFraia | theintercept.com | 2019-09-11
Thirteen recently declassified cables reveal interrogators' attempts to turn detainees into collaborators in the war against Al Qaeda.
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The Courage of Saying No: Children, Rebellion and Greta Thunberg
Binoy Kampmark | counterpunch.org | 2019-09-11
There is something to be said of wariness when it comes to revolutionary voices. As Albert Camus argued in that beautiful tract of illumination and contradiction, The Rebel, "All modern revolutions have ended in the reinforcement of the power of the state." But he also argued that humankind were the only creatures refusing to be…
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People Should be Warned of the Adverse Health Effects of 5G Mobile Phone Microwave Radiation Technology
David Sullivan | globalresearch.ca | 2019-09-11
Read the Irish Independent article here. | *** | Dear Adrian, | I read with dismay your article in Saturdays Independent on the safety of 5G. I think you do a huge disservice to Ireland Inc but in particular to Irish Children …
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Oliver Sacks, the "Neurological Philosopher"
Susan Babbitt | counterpunch.org | 2019-09-11
Oliver Sacks, the "neurological philosopher", did a "different sort of medicine on behalf of chronic often warehoused and largely abandoned patients." It combined art and science. Lawrence Weschler, in How Are You, Dr. Sacks?, says Sacks was from "the period before the science and the humanities split apart".[1] But they didn't just "split apart". They…
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Huge crowd in Barcelona in march supporting Catalonia's independence from Spain
The Canary | thecanary.co | 2019-09-11
Hundreds of thousands of people who support the secession of Catalonia from Spain gathered in Barcelona on the region's main holiday just weeks before a highly anticipated verdict in a case against 12 leaders of the independence movement.Supporters of Catalan secession came from all parts of the region to its main city. Many carried flags or wore T-shirts supporting Catalan independence as they met for the rally in a large public square.The 11 September holiday memorialises the fall of Barcelona in the Spanish War of Succession in 1714. Since 2012, it has become the date of massive rallies for the region's indepe…
thecanary.co/global/world-news/2019/09/1…

US Warplanes Drop 40 Tons of Bombs on 'ISIS-Infested Island' in Iraq
Jason Ditz | theantimedia.com | 2019-09-11
US warplanes attacked and virtually destroyed the tiny island of Qanus in the Iraqi Salahuddin Province on Tuesday.

US Warplanes Drop 40 Tons of Bombs on 'ISIS-Infested Island' in Iraq

Chrystul Kizer bail reduction and justice denied
Fight Back | fightbacknews.org | 2019-09-11
Kenosha, WI – When Cyntoia Brown's case was brought forward to the media, there was a large public outcry for justice. How could a victim of human trafficking be imprisoned for killing her rapist and trafficker? Unfortunately, her case is not novel. Chrystul Kizer, a Milwaukee native, has been charged with multiple counts for defending herself against a sexual predator, Randall Volar III. | Only 17 years old at the time of the incident, Kizer's case is incredibly similar to Cyntoia Brown's. Even more concerning is the fact that they were young, Black teenagers, charged with killing older white males who had sexua…
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Afghanistan May Never Recover From the U.S. Invasion
Staff | truthdig.com | 2019-09-11
When the conflict that the Vietnamese refer to as the American War ended in April 1975, I was a U.S. Army captain attending a course at Fort Knox, Kentucky. In those days, the student body at any of our Army's myriad schools typically included officers from the Army of the Republic of Vietnam (ARVN). | Since ARVN's founding two decades earlier, the United States had assigned itself the task of professionalizing that fledgling military establishment. Based on a conviction that the standards, methods, and ethos of our armed forces were universally applicable and readily exportable, the attendance of ARVN personnel…
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Huge crowd in Barcelona in march supporting Catalonia's independence from Spain
The Canary | thecanary.co | 2019-09-11
Hundreds of thousands of people who support the secession of Catalonia from Spain gathered in Barcelona on the region's main holiday just weeks before a highly anticipated verdict in a case against 12 leaders of the independence movement.Supporters of Catalan secession came from all parts of the region to its main city. Many carried flags or wore T-shirts supporting Catalan independence as they met for the rally in a large public square.The 11 September holiday memorialises the fall of Barcelona in the Spanish War of Succession in 1714. Since 2012, it has become the date of massive rallies for the region's indepe…
thecanary.co/global/world-news/2019/09/1…

It's Been 18 Years Since 9/11. It's Time to End the Wars
Staff | truthout.org | 2019-09-11
| 3,000 some poems disguised as people | On an almost too perfect day | Must be more than pawns | In some asshole's passion play | So now it's your job | And it's my job | To make it that way | –Ani DiFranco, "Self Evident"The September 11, 2001, terror attacks are old enough to vote now, old enough to enlist in the military and go fight in one of the ongoing wars spawned by that woeful day. "Never Forget," went the enforcer's refrain: Grind in the horror, amplify the fear, profit from the rage, and take…
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Why Are Legislatures Now Imposing "Vaccine Mandates"?
Dr. Meryl Nass | globalresearch.ca | 2019-09-11
I am a veteran of the vaccine war in the US, and today I feel compelled to speak about what I saw in that war. Legislators were forced to change their votes to revoke vaccine exemptions and rescind the historic …
globalresearch.ca/why-legislatures-impos…

The Courage of Saying No: Children, Rebellion and Greta Thunberg
Binoy Kampmark | counterpunch.org | 2019-09-11
There is something to be said of wariness when it comes to revolutionary voices. As Albert Camus argued in that beautiful tract of illumination and contradiction, The Rebel, "All modern revolutions have ended in the reinforcement of the power of the state." But he also argued that humankind were the only creatures refusing to be…
counterpunch.org/2019/09/11/the-courage-…

The Financial Times lays down the law to Labour's Corbyn
wsws.org | 2019-09-11
The Financial Times is acutely aware that a Labour government could come to power, or that Labour could be essential to forming a "government of national unity."
www.wsws.org/en/articles/2019/09/11/ftim…

Afghanistan May Never Recover From the U.S. Invasion
Staff | truthdig.com | 2019-09-11
When the conflict that the Vietnamese refer to as the American War ended in April 1975, I was a U.S. Army captain attending a course at Fort Knox, Kentucky. In those days, the student body at any of our Army's myriad schools typically included officers from the Army of the Republic of Vietnam (ARVN). | Since ARVN's founding two decades earlier, the United States had assigned itself the task of professionalizing that fledgling military establishment. Based on a conviction that the standards, methods, and ethos of our armed forces were universally applicable and readily exportable, the attendance of ARVN personnel…
truthdig.com/articles/afghanistan-will-n…

Brazil: The dangers of being young and Black
Eds. | mronline.org | 2019-09-11
The latest statistics released by the UN show that some 23,000 young Blacks die violently every year in Brazil, equivalent to one every 23 minutes. | Source…
mronline.org/2019/09/11/brazil-the-dange…

Every Hour Four Girls Under 13yrs Are Raped in Brazil
telesurenglish.net | 2019-09-11
A report on crime and violence in Brazil issued Wednesday by the Public Security secretary found that four girls aged under 13 years old are raped every hour on average. | RELATED: | Legal Loophole in New York Law Lets Rapists off the Hook | These young girls represent more than half (54 percent) of the total vi…
telesurenglish.net/news/Every-Hour-Four-…

Video: Collapse of World Trade Center Building 7: "The Bamboozle Has Captured Us"
David W. Mathisen | globalresearch.ca | 2019-09-11
Below is a video showing several film sequences taken from different locations and documenting multiple angles of World Trade Center Building 7 collapsing at freefall speed eighteen years ago on September 11, 2001. | The four words "Building Seven Freefall Speed"…
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9/11 "Justice": The Pentagon's Upcoming Kangaroo Show Trial in Cuba
Jacob G. Hornberger | globalresearch.ca | 2019-09-11
After 18 years, there is a possibility that the Pentagon is finally going to permit a "trial" of five men who are accused of conspiracy to commit the 9/11 attacks. If so, the proceedings will prove what a charade …
globalresearch.ca/pentagon-upcoming-kang…

"Forecasting" Hurricane Dorian. Relentless Media Disinformation. "Scripting of Extreme Weather Events"
Renee Parsons | globalresearch.ca | 2019-09-11
As Hurricane Dorian approached the Bahamas, the mainstream media "scared the hell" out of thousands of Floridians as they trembled with the forecast of a calamitous weather scenario about to ravage the entire east coast. Intimidated by the power of …
globalresearch.ca/forecasting-hurricane-…

James Madison's Bill of Rights Turns 230, and What Do We Have to Show for It? Nothing Good
John W. Whitehead | globalresearch.ca | 2019-09-11
"That was when they suspended the Constitution. They said it would be temporary. There wasn't even any rioting in the streets. People stayed home at night, watching television, looking for some direction. There wasn't even an enemy you could put …
globalresearch.ca/bill-rights-turns-230/…

9/11 Contradictions: Bush in the Classroom on the Morning of September 11, 2001
David Ray Griffin | globalresearch.ca | 2019-09-11
He arrived at the school at 8: 55 AM, at which time he reportedly first learned that a plane had struck one of the Twin Towers. Dismissing the crash as an accident, Bush said that they would go ahead and "do the reading thing anyway."
globalresearch.ca/9-11-contradictions-bu…

The Alleged Cell Phone Calls from the 9/11 Flights
Consensus911 | globalresearch.ca | 2019-09-11
An unpublished manuscript investigating the alleged cell phone calls from the 9/11 flights has recently been released by the well-known British writer and Consensus 9/11 panelist, Rowland Morgan. | Morgan, a former columnist for London's The Guardian and The Independent, …
globalresearch.ca/investigation-distingu…

9/11 Truth: Foreknowledge of WTC 7's Collapse
wtc7.net | globalresearch.ca | 2019-09-11
Of the two principal theories of WTC 7's collapse — one being global structural failure due to prior debris impact and ongoing fire damage, and the other being controlled demolition — the second is favored by foreknowledge of the collapse. …
globalresearch.ca/foreknowledge-wtc-7-co…

China's Perspective: Economic Growth over Military Spending
Tom Clifford | globalresearch.ca | 2019-09-11
Question. What leader saw his country's military dropping 26,171 bombs in one year? | That works out at every day of that year, the country's military dropped 72 bombs, or 3 bombs every hour, 24 hours a day, according to the …
globalresearch.ca/china-perspective-econ…

The 9/11 Legend Lives On. The "Official Story" Prevails
Dr. Ludwig Watzal | globalresearch.ca | 2019-09-11
The 18th anniversary of the attacks on 11 September 2001 (9/11) will be commemorated in the US and worldwide by the corporate media to keep the legend about 9/11 alive. | The official 9/11 narrative, however, is not only riddled with …
globalresearch.ca/911-legend/5688795

"Nothing Urgent" on 9/11: The Curious Lack of Military Action on the Morning of September 11, 2001
George Szamuely | globalresearch.ca | 2019-09-11
Global Research Editor's Note | Today, September 11, 2019. The anniversary of the tragic events of 9/11. 18 years laters, are we any closer to the truth about what really happened on that fateful day? | George Szamuely's incisive article published more …
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Knowledge in the Blood: Stories About 9-11
Rachel Cunliffe | counterpunch.org | 2019-09-11
A Saudi Arabian exchange student starting 12thgrade in an American high school this fall is bullied because his name is Osama. "Something about 11thof September?" I learn. Jonathan Jansen called it "knowledge in the blood" when he wrote of the vindictiveness and hostility of Afrikaaner youth born after the end of apartheid as they entered…
counterpunch.org/2019/09/11/knowledge-in…

France and Germany escalate occupation of Mali and the Sahel
wsws.org | 2019-09-11
France and Germany's neo-colonial occupation of the country is part of a renewed scramble for West Africa.
www.wsws.org/en/articles/2019/09/11/mali…

Some airplanes did something?! New York Times article 'de-terrorizes' 9/11 attacks
rt.com | 2019-09-11
On the anniversary of the most devastating terrorist attack on US soil, a story by the New York Times suggested that "airplanes" brought down the twin towers. The seeming shift of responsibility did not sit well with readers. | "18 years have passed since airplanes took aim and brought down the World Trade Center," read a tweet from the New York Times on Wednesday. "Today families will once again gather and grieve at the site where more than 2000 people died." Inside an accompanying article, the same bizarre sentence was repeated. | Though technological dystopia was all the rage in 2001, what with the success…
rt.com/usa/468604-new-york-times-911-air…

The Imperative to Restore Congressional Powers
George Ochenski | counterpunch.org | 2019-09-11
You have to give President Trump credit for one thing — he has so abused executive authority that even the most conservative members of Congress are now clamoring to restore our vital constitutionally-established checks and balances. It would hard to find a more conservative member of Congress than Utah's Republican Sen. Mike Lee. This is the guy who…
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Tracks to Nowhere
Raouf Halaby | counterpunch.org | 2019-09-11
Reporting on the failed Camp David plan to sign an agreement between the U.S. and the Taliban, on 8 September, 2019, a CNN reporter stated that Trump's plan for talks on an agreement between the U.S. and the Taliban, and, by extension, Trump's foreign policy, "went off tracks." Really? Tracks or no tracks, the reality…
counterpunch.org/2019/09/11/tracks-to-no…

The Bill of Rights Turns 230: What Do We Have to Show for It? Nothing Good
John W. Whitehead | counterpunch.org | 2019-09-11
"That was when they suspended the Constitution. They said it would be temporary. There wasn't even any rioting in the streets. People stayed home at night, watching television, looking for some direction. There wasn't even an enemy you could put your finger on." –Margaret Atwood, The Handmaid's Tale It's been 230 years since James Madison…
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The Imperative to Restore Congressional Powers
George Ochenski | counterpunch.org | 2019-09-11
You have to give President Trump credit for one thing — he has so abused executive authority that even the most conservative members of Congress are now clamoring to restore our vital constitutionally-established checks and balances. It would be hard to find a more conservative member of Congress than Utah's Republican Sen. Mike Lee. This is the guy…
counterpunch.org/2019/09/11/the-imperati…

The Bill of Rights Turns 230: What Do We Have to Show for It? Nothing Good
John W. Whitehead | counterpunch.org | 2019-09-11
"That was when they suspended the Constitution. They said it would be temporary. There wasn't even any rioting in the streets. People stayed home at night, watching television, looking for some direction. There wasn't even an enemy you could put your finger on." –Margaret Atwood, The Handmaid's Tale It's been 230 years since James Madison…
counterpunch.org/2019/09/11/the-bill-of-…

A Day that Changed the World
Cesar Chelala | counterpunch.org | 2019-09-11
A new anniversary of a catastrophe brings back strong feelings and sad memories. Such is the case of the 9/11 attacks on New York's World Trade Center, a tragedy that had long-lasting effects. New York, and the world, has not been the same since the events of September 11, 2001. The attacks on the Twin…
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