2019-11-17: News Headlines

RT (2019-11-17). India's test launch of nuclear-capable ballistic missile caught on VIDEO. rt.com India has successfully test-launched a nuclear-capable intermediate-range ballistic missile Agni-II. For the first time its test was conducted at night, yet was still captured by witnesses. | The latest test on India's main strategic deterrence weapon took place on Saturday, from launching complex IV of the Integrated Test Range on the Abdul Kalam Island off the Odisha coast, local media report, showing a video of the rocket ascending in the nigh…

RT (2019-11-17). Major US-South Korea air exercise postponed, described by US as an 'act of goodwill' to Pyongyang. rt.com The United States and South Korea shelved aerial drills that were set to kick off later in November and were earlier described by Pyongyang as provocative, US Defense Secretary Mark Esper announced on Sunday. | At a press briefing with his South Korean counterpart Jeong Kyeong-doo in Bangkok, Esper insisted the move was not "a concession" to his partner country's neighbor and argued…

WSWS (2019-11-16). Parasite: An unusual director with his antenna attuned to social class. wsws.org Parasite is a dark comedy from South Korean filmmaker Bong Joon-ho that concerns itself with income inequality and its implications. The Lighthouse is a pointless horror film set in the late 1800s in New England.

Jason Ditz (2019-11-15). The Costs of an Illegal Military Occupation: Trump Demands Five-Fold Increase in Payments from South Korea. globalresearch.ca South Korea has historically paid an unusually large percentage of the cost of keeping US forces there, and under pressure from President Trump, agreed earlier this year to a substantial increase, with South Korea agreeing to pay $924 million …

Staff (2019-11-15). Sen. Cory Booker on Environmental Justice, Nuclear Power & "Savage Racial Disparities" in the U.S. democracynow.org The first-ever Presidential Forum on Environmental Justice, co-moderated by Democracy Now! host Amy Goodman and former EPA official Mustafa Santiago Ali, was held last Friday at South Carolina State University in Orangeburg. Senator Cory Booker of New Jersey was one of six Democratic candidates to share his plans to confront environmental injustices and the climate crisis. Booker spoke about racial disparities in the U.S., the creation of renewable energy jobs and the water contamination crises in cities across the country, including his hometown of Newark. "My community is not alone," Booker said. "Lead service…

James Wright (2019-11-15). BBC Politics Live has already entered meltdown over Labour's free WiFi policy. thecanary.co The Labour Party has announced a sweeping upgrade to Britain's internet infrastructure, pledging fast, free broadband for all. Shadow chancellor John McDonnell said: I just say to the Conservatives and others… we can't afford not to do it. We're falling behind our global competitors… Take… South Korea for example. What South Korea did is exactly this. They set up a state company, and they rolled out their full fibre broadband over a ten-year programme… They've covered ne…

Staff (2019-11-12). Iran Nuclear Agreement Continues to Collapse as Confrontation Intensifies. therealnews.com The collapse of the JCPOA, due to US withdrawal from the agreement, and protests in Iraq and in Lebanon are depriving Iran of its influence in the region and are pushing the government towards greater confrontation.

Activist Post (2019-11-12). Pompeo's Iran Nuclear Lies Exposed Using Clear Evidence & The JCPOA Document Itself. thelastamericanvagabond.com Mike Pompeo continues to lead the propaganda push to get the public panicking about an Iran "nuclear breakout" even when all evidence shows that Iran is nowhere near capable of being a nuclear threat. Of course many other countries have far more robust nuclear programs, but because it's Iran we have to come together as …

Marie O'Reilly (2019-11-12). Sanctions Against North Korea Hurt Women. progressive.org "Maximum pressure" sanctions have failed to change policies in Pyongyang, and have had grave human costs.

Ryan Cristián (2019-11-09). Possible False Flag In Iraq, US Votes Against Anti-Nazi Res. & Pompeo's Iran Nuclear Lies Debunked. thelastamericanvagabond.com Welcome to The Daily Wrap Up, a concise show dedicated to bringing you the most relevant independent news, as we see it, from the last 24 hours (11/6/19). As always, take the information discussed in the video below and research it for yourself, and come to your own conclusions. Anyone telling you what the truth …

Ben Norton (2019-11-08). US and Israel were lone votes against UN resolutions opposing space arms race, nuclear Middle East, Cuba embargo. thegrayzone.com The United States and Israel were the only countries that voted against UN General Assembly draft resolutions calling for a…

Jon Rainwater (2019-11-07). Take Action — Some actual, SANE legislation. peaceaction.org Trump has plans to spend nearly $2 TRILLION over the next 30 years on unneeded and unnecessary nuclear weapons and delivery systems. This makes no sense. This is insane. That's nearly $100 million wasted every day for thirty years on weapons we are supposed to be getting rid of. To put that amount in perspective, …

TeleSUR English (2019-09-30). Venezuelan ANC President Visits Vietnam, North Korea. venezuelanalysis.com National Constituent Assembly President Diosdado Cabello went on a Far East tour to strengthen political ties.

Peace Action (2019-06-25). Peace Action Endorses Ilhan Omar for Congress. peaceaction.org Washington, DC — June 25, 2019 — Peace Action has announced its endorsement of Ilhan Omar for Congress in Minnesota's 5th Congressional District. Peace Action is a national grassroots organization working to advance nuclear disarmament, promote government spending priorities that support human needs, encourage real security through international cooperation and human rights, and support nonmilitary …

Peace Action (2019-06-24). Peace Action Endorses Kara Eastman for Congress. peaceaction.org Washington, DC — June 24, 2019 — Peace Action has announced its endorsement of Kara Eastman for Congress in Nebraska's 2nd Congressional District. Peace Action is a national grassroots organization working to advance nuclear disarmament, promote government spending priorities that support human needs, encourage real security through international cooperation and human rights, and support nonmilitary …

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India's test launch of nuclear-capable ballistic missile caught on VIDEO
rt.com | 2019-11-17
India has successfully test-launched a nuclear-capable intermediate-range ballistic missile Agni-II. For the first time its test was conducted at night, yet was still captured by witnesses. | The latest test on India's main strategic deterrence weapon took place on Saturday, from launching complex IV of the Integrated Test Range on the Abdul Kalam Island off the Odisha coast, local media report, showing a video of the rocket ascending in the nigh…
rt.com/news/473636-india-ballistic-missile-test/

Major US-South Korea air exercise postponed, described by US as an 'act of goodwill' to Pyongyang
rt.com | 2019-11-17
The United States and South Korea shelved aerial drills that were set to kick off later in November and were earlier described by Pyongyang as provocative, US Defense Secretary Mark Esper announced on Sunday. | At a press briefing with his South Korean counterpart Jeong Kyeong-doo in Bangkok, Esper insisted the move was not "a concession" to his partner country's neighbor and argued…
rt.com/news/473646-us-south-korea-air-exercises-postponed/

Parasite: An unusual director with his antenna attuned to social class
wsws.org | 2019-11-16
Parasite is a dark comedy from South Korean filmmaker Bong Joon-ho that concerns itself with income inequality and its implications. The Lighthouse is a pointless horror film set in the late 1800s in New England.
www.wsws.org/en/articles/2019/11/16/para-n16.html

BBC Politics Live has already entered meltdown over Labour's free WiFi policy
James Wright | thecanary.co | 2019-11-15
The Labour Party has announced a sweeping upgrade to Britain's internet infrastructure, pledging fast, free broadband for all. Shadow chancellor John McDonnell said: I just say to the Conservatives and others… we can't afford not to do it. We're falling behind our global competitors… Take… South Korea for example. What South Korea did is exactly this. They set up a state company, and they rolled out their full fibre broadband over a ten-year programme… They've covered ne…
thecanary.co/trending/2019/11/15/bbc-politics-live-has-already-entered-meltdown-over-labours-free-wifi-policy/

The Costs of an Illegal Military Occupation: Trump Demands Five-Fold Increase in Payments from South Korea
Jason Ditz | globalresearch.ca | 2019-11-15
South Korea has historically paid an unusually large percentage of the cost of keeping US forces there, and under pressure from President Trump, agreed earlier this year to a substantial increase, with South Korea agreeing to pay $924 million …
globalresearch.ca/trump-demands-five-fold-increase-payments-south-korea/5695071

Sen. Cory Booker on Environmental Justice, Nuclear Power & "Savage Racial Disparities" in the U.S
Staff | democracynow.org | 2019-11-15
The first-ever Presidential Forum on Environmental Justice, co-moderated by Democracy Now! host Amy Goodman and former EPA official Mustafa Santiago Ali, was held last Friday at South Carolina State University in Orangeburg. Senator Cory Booker of New Jersey was one of six Democratic candidates to share his plans to confront environmental injustices and the climate crisis. Booker spoke about racial disparities in the U.S., the creation of renewable energy jobs and the water contamination crises in cities across the country, including his hometown of Newark. "My community is not alone," Booker said. "Lead service…
www.democracynow.org/2019/11/15/cory_booker_presidential_forum_environmental_justice

Sen. Cory Booker on Environmental Justice, Nuclear Power & "Savage Racial Disparities" in the U.S
Staff | democracynow.org | 2019-11-15
The first-ever Presidential Forum on Environmental Justice, co-moderated by Democracy Now! host Amy Goodman and former EPA official Mustafa Santiago Ali, was held last Friday at South Carolina State University in Orangeburg. Senator Cory Booker of New Jersey was one of six Democratic candidates to share his plans to confront environmental injustices and the climate crisis. Booker spoke about racial disparities in the U.S., the creation of renewable energy jobs and the water contamination crises in cities across the country, including his hometown of Newark. "My community is not alone," Booker said. "Lead service…
www.democracynow.org/2019/11/15/cory_booker_presidential_forum_environmental_justice

Pompeo's Iran Nuclear Lies Exposed Using Clear Evidence & The JCPOA Document Itself
Activist Post | thelastamericanvagabond.com | 2019-11-12
Mike Pompeo continues to lead the propaganda push to get the public panicking about an Iran "nuclear breakout" even when all evidence shows that Iran is nowhere near capable of being a nuclear threat. Of course many other countries have far more robust nuclear programs, but because it's Iran we have to come together as …
thelastamericanvagabond.com/top-news/pompeos-iran-nuclear-lies-exposed-using-clear-evidence-jcpoa-document-itself/

Iran Nuclear Agreement Continues to Collapse as Confrontation Intensifies
Staff | therealnews.com | 2019-11-12
The collapse of the JCPOA, due to US withdrawal from the agreement, and protests in Iraq and in Lebanon are depriving Iran of its influence in the region and are pushing the government towards greater confrontation.
therealnews.com/stories/iran-breaks-nuclear-agreement-risk-war-increases

Sanctions Against North Korea Hurt Women
Marie O'Reilly | progressive.org | 2019-11-12
"Maximum pressure" sanctions have failed to change policies in Pyongyang, and have had grave human costs.
progressive.org/op-eds/north-korea-sanctions-hurt-women-oreilly-191112/

Possible False Flag In Iraq, US Votes Against Anti-Nazi Res. & Pompeo's Iran Nuclear Lies Debunked
Ryan Cristián | thelastamericanvagabond.com | 2019-11-09
Welcome to The Daily Wrap Up, a concise show dedicated to bringing you the most relevant independent news, as we see it, from the last 24 hours (11/6/19). As always, take the information discussed in the video below and research it for yourself, and come to your own conclusions. Anyone telling you what the truth …
thelastamericanvagabond.com/daily-wrap-up/possible-false-flag-in-iraq-us-votes-against-anti-nazi-res-pompeos-iran-nuclear-lies-debunked/

US and Israel were lone votes against UN resolutions opposing space arms race, nuclear Middle East, Cuba embargo
Ben Norton | thegrayzone.com | 2019-11-08
The United States and Israel were the only countries that voted against UN General Assembly draft resolutions calling for a…
thegrayzone.com/2019/11/08/us-israel-un-resolutions-space-arms-race-nuclear/

Take Action — Some actual, SANE legislation
Jon Rainwater | peaceaction.org | 2019-11-07
Trump has plans to spend nearly $2 TRILLION over the next 30 years on unneeded and unnecessary nuclear weapons and delivery systems. This makes no sense. This is insane. That's nearly $100 million wasted every day for thirty years on weapons we are supposed to be getting rid of. To put that amount in perspective, …
peaceaction.org/2019/11/07/take-action-some-actual-sane-legislation/