2019-04-22: Social Media Postees

New US Blockade Of Iran Could Skyrocket Oil Prices This Summer
teleSUR | telesurenglish.net | 2019-04-22
The U.S. government is ending the program that has provided exemptions to five large countries purchasing oil from Iran, the New York Times reported on Sunday. | RELATED: | YouTube Censors Iranian Press, HispanTV, Press TV Targeted | According to the New York Times report, the U.S. is canceling the exemptions to China, Japan, India, Turkey, and South Korea as they attempt to strengthen their blockade on Iranian goods. | The ultimate goal of this U.S. move is to force regime change…

Mueller and a Dangerous Moment in Human History — Jay and Curry
Staff | therealnews.com | 2019-04-21
The threat of nuclear war; the climate crisis; Trump's regime change plans for Iran and Venezuela; and confrontation with China are far more significant threats than election meddling — former Pres. Clinton advisor Bill Curry and Paul Jay join host Jacqueline Luqman…

Nuclear Weapons Ruined My Life, and I Wouldn't Have It Any Other Way
Frida Berrigan | commondreams.org | 2019-04-21
I want to offer you something different than the barrage of facts and figures around nuclear weapons.

Crossroads: Saving humanity and nature requires global unity against extreme right
John Bachtell | peoplesworld.org | 2019-04-19
People and planet are at a crossroads: Humanity faces existential threats from the climate and ecological crises and militarization and nuclear war. Environmental, economic, and societal disruption on an unprecedented scale will have to be decisively dealt with over the next few decades to avoid catastrophic consequences. The global capitalist system has created unsustainable contradictions …

"Red Joan," Promising a Soviet Spy Thriller, Underdelivers
Ed Rampell | progressive.org | 2019-04-19
A the height of the Cold War, five members of Britain's nuclear program passed secrets along to the USSR.

Watchdog Sounds Alarm Over Regulatory Capture as New Reporting Shows Nuclear Plants Unprepared for Climate Crisis
Andrea Germanos, staff writer | commondreams.org | 2019-04-19
"We do not have an independent regulator that is heeding its mandate to protect public health and safety first." | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/headline/thumbs/nuclear-climate.jpg

Chomsky: Nuclear Weapons, Climate Change & the Undermining of Democracy Threaten Future of Planet
Democracy Now! | democracynow.org | 2019-04-12
As President Trump pulls out of key nuclear agreements with Russia and moves to expand the U.S. nuclear arsenal, Noam Chomsky looks at how the threat of nuclear war remains one of the most pressing issues facing mankind. In a speech at the Old South Church in Boston, Chomsky also discusses the threat of climate change and the undermining of democracy across the globe.

President Moon's Unenviable Task
Peace Action | peaceaction.org | 2019-04-08
This article was originally published on Common Dreams. When President Moon Jae-in of South Korea meets with President Donald Trump at the White House this week, he may find himself fighting the urge to pour cold water all over Trump, because that's what Trump did to the Korea peace process when he met with Kim …

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