2019-07-23: News Headlines

Michael Steinberg (2019-07-23). California Has Its Faults. indybay.org Two big recent earthquakes shook up all things nuclear in the state, and beyond too…

Staff (2019-07-23). Uncertainty Looms Over Boris Johnson's Response to Iranian Seizure of British Tanker. therealnews.com Could Trump and Bolton push Britain out of the Iran nuclear treaty? Eksandar Sadeghi-Boroujerdi discusses whether Boris Johnson could act as the U.S.'s errand boy if he assumes power as prime minister…

Eric A. Gordon (2019-07-22). Thornton Wilder says humanity must go on in 'The Skin of Our Teeth'. peoplesworld.org TOPANGA, Calif——Picture yourself in a comfortable middle-class home on the Atlantic City Boardwalk in Excelsior, New Jersey—during the Ice Age! You meet the standard nuclear family of Mr. and Mrs. Antrobus (Mark Lewis and Melora Marshall), son Henry (William Holbrook) and daughter Gladys (Gabrielle Beauvais), and a rambunctious sexy maid named Sabina (Willow Geer)—every respectable …

United Nations (2019-07-22). Monday's Daily Brief: Palestine demolitions, nuclear watchdog chief dies, UK troops to Mali, Afghan journalist murder condemned, Somalia sexual violence pledge. un.org Our main stories today: UN condemns Israel's destruction of Palestinian property; the head of the IAEA dies at 72; UK troops will bolster Mali mission; UNESCO chief condemns Afghan journalist's murder; Somalia commits to ending conflict-related sexual violence.

United Nations (2019-07-22). 'Deep sadness' at passing of UN nuclear watchdog agency chief, Yukiya Amano. un.org The head of the UN body that oversees nuclear activities across the world has died aged 72, it was announced on Monday. In a statement, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) confirmed the passing of Director General Yukiya Amano, with "deepest sadness".

Samuel Thrope (2019-07-22). Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's Bizarre Bid for Political Relevance. thenation.com Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's Bizarre Bid for Political Relevance…

Sarah Abed (2019-07-21). Washington's Bully Tactics Have Failed to Persuade Tehran to Negotiate a New Nuclear Deal. globalresearch.ca Iran's Foreign Minister Javad Zarif is in New York this week for high level talks at the UN. He has been confined to a six-block radius. It's not uncommon for Iranian diplomats along with envoys from North Korea, Syria …

Eds. (2019-07-20). Fukushima: an ongoing disaster. mronline.org n March—on the eighth anniversary of the Fukushima disaster—Time magazine published an article with the headline: "Want to Stop Climate Change? Then It's Time to Fall Back in Love with Nuclear Energy". | Source

pip.hinman (2019-07-18). Planning commission must reject proposed Bylong mine. greenleft.org.au Protesters gathered outside the NSW Independent Planning Commission (IPC) on July 16 to urge it and the Coalition state government to save the precious Bylong Valley, in Central West NSW, from a new thermal coalmine. | The IPC is due to make a decision on the future of South Korean company KEPCO's Bylong mine proposal in the near future. | Bylong farmer Phil Kennedy said: "There are just so many reasons why this mine cannot go ahead. | "This valley is so gorgeous and so productive. It would be a crime to ruin it with a dangerous coalmine, putting water resources and the Growie River under strain. | "We help produ…

Mazda Majidi (2019-07-11). Irán sale del acuerdo nuclear: ødebería preocuparse el mundo? liberationnews.org Desde principios de julio, el presidente iraní Hassan Rouhani y otros funcionarios han estado anunciando la intención de Irán de ir más allá de las restricciones establecidas por el Plan de Acción Integral Conjunto (JCPOA por sus siglas en inglés).

Mazda Majidi (2019-07-10). Iran breaks out of nuclear accord: Should the world be concerned? liberationnews.org Since early July, President Hassan Rouhani and several other officials have been announcing Iran's intention to start going beyond the restrictions set by the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.

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 …

Peace Action (2019-06-17). Peace Action Endorses Ayanna Pressley for Congress. peaceaction.org Washington, DC — June 17, 2019 — Peace Action, the nation's largest grassroots peace organization, and its affiliate Massachusetts Peace Action, endorsed Ayanna Pressley for Massachusetts' 7th 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 …

2019-07-23: Social Media Postees

California Has Its Faults
Michael Steinberg | indybay.org | 2019-07-23
Two big recent earthquakes shook up all things nuclear in the state, and beyond too…
indybay.org/newsitems/2019/07/22/18824915.php

Uncertainty Looms Over Boris Johnson's Response to Iranian Seizure of British Tanker
Staff | therealnews.com | 2019-07-23
Could Trump and Bolton push Britain out of the Iran nuclear treaty? Eksandar Sadeghi-Boroujerdi discusses whether Boris Johnson could act as the U.S.'s errand boy if he assumes power as prime minister…
therealnews.com/stories/uncertainty-looms-over-boris-johnsons-response-to-iranian-seizure-of-british-tanker

Monday's Daily Brief: Palestine demolitions, nuclear watchdog chief dies, UK troops to Mali, Afghan journalist murder condemned, Somalia sexual violence pledge
United Nations | un.org | 2019-07-22
Our main stories today: UN condemns Israel's destruction of Palestinian property; the head of the IAEA dies at 72; UK troops will bolster Mali mission; UNESCO chief condemns Afghan journalist's murder; Somalia commits to ending conflict-related sexual violence.
news.un.org/feed/view/en/story/2019/07/1043041

'Deep sadness' at passing of UN nuclear watchdog agency chief, Yukiya Amano
United Nations | un.org | 2019-07-22
The head of the UN body that oversees nuclear activities across the world has died aged 72, it was announced on Monday. In a statement, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) confirmed the passing of Director General Yukiya Amano, with "deepest sadness".
news.un.org/feed/view/en/story/2019/07/1042971

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's Bizarre Bid for Political Relevance
Samuel Thrope | thenation.com | 2019-07-22
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's Bizarre Bid for Political Relevance…
thenation.com/article/ahmadinejad-iran-trump-antisemitism-nuclear/

Thornton Wilder says humanity must go on in 'The Skin of Our Teeth'
Eric A. Gordon | peoplesworld.org | 2019-07-22
TOPANGA, Calif—-Picture yourself in a comfortable middle-class home on the Atlantic City Boardwalk in Excelsior, New Jersey–during the Ice Age! You meet the standard nuclear family of Mr. and Mrs. Antrobus (Mark Lewis and Melora Marshall), son Henry (William Holbrook) and daughter Gladys (Gabrielle Beauvais), and a rambunctious sexy maid named Sabina (Willow Geer)–every respectable …
peoplesworld.org/article/thornton-wilder-says-humanity-must-go-on-in-the-skin-of-our-teeth/

Washington's Bully Tactics Have Failed to Persuade Tehran to Negotiate a New Nuclear Deal
Sarah Abed | globalresearch.ca | 2019-07-21
Iran's Foreign Minister Javad Zarif is in New York this week for high level talks at the UN. He has been confined to a six-block radius. It's not uncommon for Iranian diplomats along with envoys from North Korea, Syria …
globalresearch.ca/washingtons-bully-tactics-have-failed-persuade-tehran-negotiate-new-nuclear-deal/5684139

Fukushima: an ongoing disaster
Eds. | mronline.org | 2019-07-20
n March–on the eighth anniversary of the Fukushima disaster–Time magazine published an article with the headline: "Want to Stop Climate Change? Then It's Time to Fall Back in Love with Nuclear Energy". | Source…
mronline.org/2019/07/20/fukushima-an-ongoing-disaster/

How Iran is fighting back against Trump's "maximum pressure" campaign
unitedEditor | uwidata.com | 2019-07-19
On May 8, 2018, U.S. President Donald J. Trump announced his decision to end the US' participation in the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) and begin reinstating nuclear-related sanctions against Iran. These extreme measures including the so-called "maximum pressure" policy and attempting to bring Iranian oil exports to "zero" have inflicted excruciating pain on …
uwidata.com/4372-how-iran-is-fighting-back-against-trumps-maximum-pressure-campaign/

Planning commission must reject proposed Bylong mine
pip.hinman | greenleft.org.au | 2019-07-18
Protesters gathered outside the NSW Independent Planning Commission (IPC) on July 16 to urge it and the Coalition state government to save the precious Bylong Valley, in Central West NSW, from a new thermal coalmine. | The IPC is due to make a decision on the future of South Korean company KEPCO's Bylong mine proposal in the near future. | Bylong farmer Phil Kennedy said: "There are just so many reasons why this mine cannot go ahead. | "This valley is so gorgeous and so productive. It would be a crime to ruin it with a dangerous coalmine, putting water resources and the Growie River under strain. | "We help produ…
greenleft.org.au/content/planning-commission-must-reject-proposed-bylong-mine

Irán sale del acuerdo nuclear: ødebería preocuparse el mundo?
Mazda Majidi | liberationnews.org | 2019-07-11
Desde principios de julio, el presidente iraní Hassan Rouhani y otros funcionarios han estado anunciando la intención de Irán de ir más allá de las restricciones establecidas por el Plan de Acción Integral Conjunto (JCPOA por sus siglas en inglés).
liberationnews.org/iran-sale-del-acuerdo-nuclear-deberia-preocuparse-el-mundo/

Iran breaks out of nuclear accord: Should the world be concerned?
Mazda Majidi | liberationnews.org | 2019-07-10
Since early July, President Hassan Rouhani and several other officials have been announcing Iran's intention to start going beyond the restrictions set by the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.
liberationnews.org/iran-breaks-out-of-nuclear-accord-should-the-world-be-concerned/

Peace Action Endorses Ilhan Omar for Congress
Peace Action | peaceaction.org | 2019-06-25
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 …
peaceaction.org/2019/06/25/peace-action-endorses-ilhan-omar-for-congress-2/

Peace Action Endorses Kara Eastman for Congress
Peace Action | peaceaction.org | 2019-06-24
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 …
peaceaction.org/2019/06/24/peace-action-endorses-kara-eastman-for-congress-bold-champion-for-peace-and-security/