Daily Archives: July 15, 2019

2019-07-15: News Headlines

Staff (2019-07-15). The U.K. Ambassador's Horrifying Conclusion About the Iran Deal. truthdig.com Former British ambassador to the US Kim Darroch alleged in a diplomatic cable that Trump's motivation in breaching the 2015 Iran nuclear deal was motivated by nothing more than spite, according to the Daily Mail , which saw the text. | In spring of 2018, then foreign secretary Boris Johnson came to Washington for extensive consultations with Trump and his team, attempting to convince them not to breach the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action or Iran nucle…

John Feffer (2019-07-15). Pyongyang on the Potomac. counterpunch.org When Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un shook hands on June 30 at the line dividing the two Koreas, the pictures that appeared on front pages all over the world depicted two very different leaders. Trump is a tall, 73-year-old white man who leads the world's most powerful democracy. Kim is a short, plump, 35-year-old More

teleSUR (2019-07-15). Unlike US, UK Foreign Secretary Wants To Save Iran Nuclear Deal. telesurenglish.net Britain said Monday there was a "small window" of time to save the Iran nuclear deal, as Tehran signaled it would ramp up its nuclear program if Europe failed to do more to salvage the pact. | RELATED: | Leaks Reveal Trump Left Pact With Iran to Erase Obama's Legacy | "Iran is still a good year away from developing a nuclear bomb. There is still some closi…

Binoy Kampmark (2019-07-15). Juggling with the Authoritarians: Donald Trump's Diplomatic Fake Book. counterpunch.org Cue the shots, take the snaps: US President Donald Trump was back entertaining his fetish with firm handshakes proclaiming the making of history in the last round of discussions with Kim Jong-un. The press were, despite periodic attacks of bafflement, ever obliging. The meeting of Trump with the leader of the DPRK was deemed historic, More

Staff (2019-07-15). Trump's Fixation on Intellectual Property Rights Serves the Rich. truthout.org Between making threats of actual war with North Korea and Iran, Donald Trump has also gotten us into a trade war with China. Trump's ostensible reason for this trade war — the large US trade deficit with China — actually did have some basis in reality, but in practice the trade war is straying into turf that is likely to offer few gains for US workers and could actually lead to sizable losses. | A major theme in Trump's campaign was that China is a world-class currency manipulator that deliberately keeps down the value of its currency to give its products an advantage in international trade. The ba…

Ruth Robertson (2019-07-15). ICE Sweep Protest is Display of San Francisco Inimitable Style at Cable Car Turnaround. indybay.org Dancers reenacted the historic meeting of world dictators Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un at a Powell Street cable car turnaround protest on July 12. While one protester revealed his tattoo of deep significance, many others hoisted signs that expressed just how pissed off citizens of San Francisco can get when ICE raids threaten their city. | Photos by Terri Scussel, Pro Bono Photo. Please credit the photographer.

Ruth Robertson (2019-07-15). ICE Sweep Protest is Display of Inimitable San Francisco Style at Cable Car Turnaround. indybay.org Dancers reenacted the historic meeting of world dictators Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un at a Powell Street cable car turnaround protest on July 12. While one protester revealed his tattoo of deep significance, many others hoisted signs that expressed just how pissed off citizens of San Francisco can get when ICE raids threaten their city. | Photos by Terri Scussel, Pro Bono Photo. Please credit the photographer.

teleSUR (2019-07-14). Iran Ready for Talks If US Lifts Sanctions: Rouhani. telesurenglish.net Iran is ready to hold negotiation talks with the United States if Donald Trump's administration lifts sanctions and returns to the 2015 nuclear deal it quit last year, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said in a televised speech Sunday. | RELATED: | Leaks Reveal Trump Left Pact With Iran to Erase Obama's Legacy | "We have always believed in talks … if they lift sanctions, end the imposed economic pressure and return to the deal, we are ready to hold talks, right now and anywhe…

Steven Sahiounie (2019-07-14). Oil Prices Rise in Response to the U.S.-Iran Tensions in the Gulf. globalresearch.ca A series of events have unfolded, which dates back to the U.S. President Trump's decision to break the U.S. participation in the 2015 Iranian nuclear deal, which was signed by the U.S., Iran, China, the EU, France, Germany, Russia, and …

Robert Dodge (2019-07-14). 60 Years Since the Largest U.S. Nuclear Accident and Captured Federal Agencies. globalresearch.ca 60 years ago today the largest nuclear accident in U.S. history occurred above the Southern California community of Simi Valley when the Santa Susanna Field Laboratory (SSFL) site suffered a partial nuclear meltdown. That accident, kept secret for two decades, …

Eds. (2019-07-13). Join the CIA: travel the world passing out nuclear blueprints. mronline.org In the year 2000, the CIA gave Iran (slightly and obviously flawed) blueprints for a key component of a nuclear weapon. In 2006 James Risen wrote about this "operation" in his book State of War. | Source

Robert Dodge (2019-07-13). 60 Years Since the Largest U.S. Nuclear Accident and Captured Federal Agencies. commondreams.org The Sodium Reactor Experiment (SRE) nuclear facility at the the Santa Susanna Field Laboratory (SSFL) site in 1958. (Image: DOE, cc) | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/views-article/thumbs/ssfl_sre_facility_1958_0.jpg

RT (2019-07-13). 'How dare Iran break the nuclear deal we tore up a year ago?' — Lee Camp. rt.com Washington is accusing Iran of breaching the 2015 deal on its nuclear program, which is more than ironic, considering that the US was the first to abandon the agreement altogether, Lee Camp said on his show, Redacted Tonight.

WSWS (2019-07-13). Trump's nominee for top US military commander calls for nuclear buildup to confront China. wsws.org General Milley, tapped as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, predicted that the US would be in confrontation with China for the next 100 years.

Gregory Elich (2019-07-12). How Real is the Trump Administration's New Flexibility with North Korea? counterpunch.org Although widely derided by the Washington Establishment as an empty photo opportunity, the recent meeting between President Trump and Chairman Kim Jong Un at Panmunjom produced an agreement to resume working-level talks in the near future. According to the North Korean news agency KCNA, the two leaders discussed stumbling blocks in improving relations and easing More

Peter Koenig (2019-07-12). Iran vs. Spineless Europe. dissidentvoice.org Iran announced the second step in reducing her commitment under the 2015 so-called Nuclear Deal, officially known as The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), by exceeding the limit set by agreement of 3.67% uranium enrichment and 300 kg of enriched uranium accumulation. When asked by the media about his reaction, Trump says, "they know …

pip.hinman (2019-07-12). Save the Bylong from coal mining. greenleft.org.au About 200 people gathered in Bylong, in Central NSW, on July 6-7 to demand the state Coalition government halt a proposed coalmine from going ahead in the picturesque Bylong Valley. | South Korean company KEPCO is proposing to open up a mine that would have drastic impacts on local agriculture and water and the iconic natural and cultural heritage of the region, including Aboriginal sacred sites. | The mine is still subject to a decision by the NSW Independent Planning Commission (IPC). | The weekend-long protest camp was co-sponsored by the Bylong Valley Protection Alliance (BVPA) and Lock the Gate Alliance (LTG…

Kathy Kelly (2019-07-11). Activists Walk "Cease and Desist" Order into Nuclear Weapons Base. dissidentvoice.org Media Advisory/For Immediate Release/July 10, 2019 BàúCHEL, Germany — Eleven international peace activists entered the Bàºchel Air Base southwest of Frankfurt early this morning to deliver what they called a "Treaty Enforcement Order" declaring that the sharing of US nuclear weapons at the base is a "criminal conspiracy to commit war crimes." Upon entering the …

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).

pip.hinman (2019-07-11). War games promoted as 'cash splash' for war-weary public. greenleft.org.au Queensland's tourism boss Daniel Gschwind has welcomed the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan to Brisbane for the biannual US-Australia war games as a fantastic economic opportunity — a "cash splash for Queensland". | "Friendly visitors, eager to explore, pent-up demand to have a bit of relaxation and see a bit more of Queensland … the old stereotypes don't apply here necessarily anymore", he enthused on July 6. | The old stereotypes? He was likely referring to persistent a…

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.

Staff (2019-07-09). "This Is Not a Surprise": U.S. Sanctions and Saber Rattling Led to Iran's Renewed Uranium Enrichment. democracynow.org In ongoing fallout from the Trump administration's decision to pull out of the Iran nuclear accord, the International Atomic Energy Agency confirmed on Monday that Iran has begun enriching uranium above the level agreed to by the 2015 nuclear deal. Iran has threatened to continue to increase their production of enriched uranium if European signatories of the nuclear deal do not help ease the impact of the U.S. sanctions. We speak with Trita Parsi, executive vice president of the new think tank, the Quincy Institute, and author of "Losing an Enemy: Obama, Iran, and the Triumph of Diplomacy."

Staff (2019-07-08). Headlines for July 8, 2019. democracynow.org Trump & DOJ Reverse Stance, Will Keep Pushing for Citizenship Question in 2020 Census, Trump Admin Threatens It's Ready to Start Deporting Up to 1 Million People, ICE and FBI Have Used Facial Recognition Technology to Mine DMV Databases, Trump: Migrants "Very Happy" with Situation in U.S. Migrant Jails, Iran Breaches Nuclear Deal Limits, Condemns U.K.'s Seizure of Oil Tanker, Sudanese Military Leaders and Opposition Agree to 3-Year Power-Sharing Deal, Greek Snap Elections Hand Victory to Conservative Party, U.S. Women's Team Wins Soccer World Cup, Shining a Spotlight on Gender Pay Disparity, State of Emergency De…

unitedEditor (2019-07-08). What gift has Iran prepared for Europe on JCPOA? uwidata.com Hasan Rouhani's ultimatum to Europe for rescuing the Joint Comprehensive Action Plan (JCPOA) has expired and the whole world is waiting to see what Iran will do next — continue observing the nuclear deal or create a nuclear bomb. Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif has made a statement suggesting Iran will go over to the …

Staff (2019-07-05). An Hour with Noam Chomsky on Fascism, Nuclear Weapons, Climate Change, Julian Assange & More. democracynow.org In April, hundreds of people packed into the Old South Church in Boston to hear the world-renowned dissident and linguist Noam Chomsky speak. In this hour-long special, we air an excerpt of Chomsky's speech and his on-stage interview with Amy Goodman.

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 …

2019-07-15: Social Media Postees

The U.K. Ambassador's Horrifying Conclusion About the Iran Deal
Staff | truthdig.com | 2019-07-15
Former British ambassador to the US Kim Darroch alleged in a diplomatic cable that Trump's motivation in breaching the 2015 Iran nuclear deal was motivated by nothing more than spite, according to the Daily Mail , which saw the text. | In spring of 2018, then foreign secretary Boris Johnson came to Washington for extensive consultations with Trump and his team, attempting to convince them not to breach the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action or Iran nucle…
truthdig.com/articles/the-u-k-ambassadors-horrifying-conclusion-about-the-iran-deal/

Unlike US, UK Foreign Secretary Wants To Save Iran Nuclear Deal
telesurenglish.net | 2019-07-15
Britain said Monday there was a "small window" of time to save the Iran nuclear deal, as Tehran signaled it would ramp up its nuclear program if Europe failed to do more to salvage the pact. | RELATED: | Leaks Reveal Trump Left Pact With Iran to Erase Obama's Legacy | "Iran is still a good year away from developing a nuclear bomb. There is still some closi…
telesurenglish.net/news/iran-nuclear-deal-uk-jeremy-hunt-brussels-us-donald-trump-20190715-0010.html

Unlike US, UK Foreign Secretary Wants To Save Iran Nuclear Deal
telesurenglish.net | 2019-07-15
Britain said Monday there was a "small window" of time to save the Iran nuclear deal, as Tehran signaled it would ramp up its nuclear program if Europe failed to do more to salvage the pact. | RELATED: | Leaks Reveal Trump Left Pact With Iran to Erase Obama's Legacy | "Iran is still a good year away from developing a nuclear bomb. There is still some closi…
telesurenglish.net/news/iran-nuclear-deal-uk-jeremy-hunt-brussels-us-donald-trump-20190715-0010.html

Juggling with the Authoritarians: Donald Trump's Diplomatic Fake Book
Binoy Kampmark | counterpunch.org | 2019-07-15
Cue the shots, take the snaps: US President Donald Trump was back entertaining his fetish with firm handshakes proclaiming the making of history in the last round of discussions with Kim Jong-un. The press were, despite periodic attacks of bafflement, ever obliging. The meeting of Trump with the leader of the DPRK was deemed historic,…
counterpunch.org/2019/07/15/juggling-with-the-authoritarians-donald-trumps-diplomatic-fake-book/

Pyongyang on the Potomac
John Feffer | counterpunch.org | 2019-07-15
When Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un shook hands on June 30 at the line dividing the two Koreas, the pictures that appeared on front pages all over the world depicted two very different leaders. Trump is a tall, 73-year-old white man who leads the world's most powerful democracy. Kim is a short, plump, 35-year-old…
counterpunch.org/2019/07/15/pyongyang-on-the-potomac/

Trump's Fixation on Intellectual Property Rights Serves the Rich
Staff | truthout.org | 2019-07-15
Between making threats of actual war with North Korea and Iran, Donald Trump has also gotten us into a trade war with China. Trump's ostensible reason for this trade war — the large US trade deficit with China — actually did have some basis in reality, but in practice the trade war is straying into turf that is likely to offer few gains for US workers and could actually lead to sizable losses. | A major theme in Trump's campaign was that China is a world-class currency manipulator that deliberately keeps down the value of its currency to give its products an advantage in international trade. The ba…
truthout.org/articles/trumps-fixation-on-intellectual-property-rights-serves-the-rich/

ICE Sweep Protest is Display of San Francisco Inimitable Style at Cable Car Turnaround
Ruth Robertson | indybay.org | 2019-07-15
Dancers reenacted the historic meeting of world dictators Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un at a Powell Street cable car turnaround protest on July 12. While one protester revealed his tattoo of deep significance, many others hoisted signs that expressed just how pissed off citizens of San Francisco can get when ICE raids threaten their city. | Photos by Terri Scussel, Pro Bono Photo. Please credit the photographer.
indybay.org/newsitems/2019/07/15/18824745.php

ICE Sweep Protest is Display of Inimitable San Francisco Style at Cable Car Turnaround
Ruth Robertson | indybay.org | 2019-07-15
Dancers reenacted the historic meeting of world dictators Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un at a Powell Street cable car turnaround protest on July 12. While one protester revealed his tattoo of deep significance, many others hoisted signs that expressed just how pissed off citizens of San Francisco can get when ICE raids threaten their city. | Photos by Terri Scussel, Pro Bono Photo. Please credit the photographer.
indybay.org/newsitems/2019/07/15/18824745.php

Oil Prices Rise in Response to the U.S.-Iran Tensions in the Gulf
Steven Sahiounie | globalresearch.ca | 2019-07-14
A series of events have unfolded, which dates back to the U.S. President Trump's decision to break the U.S. participation in the 2015 Iranian nuclear deal, which was signed by the U.S., Iran, China, the EU, France, Germany, Russia, and …
globalresearch.ca/oil-prices-rise-response-u-s-iran-tensions-gulf/5683478

60 Years Since the Largest U.S. Nuclear Accident and Captured Federal Agencies
Robert Dodge | globalresearch.ca | 2019-07-14
60 years ago today the largest nuclear accident in U.S. history occurred above the Southern California community of Simi Valley when the Santa Susanna Field Laboratory (SSFL) site suffered a partial nuclear meltdown. That accident, kept secret for two decades, …
globalresearch.ca/60-years-since-largest-u-s-nuclear-accident-captured-federal-agencies/5683505

Iran Ready for Talks If US Lifts Sanctions: Rouhani
telesurenglish.net | 2019-07-14
Iran is ready to hold negotiation talks with the United States if Donald Trump's administration lifts sanctions and returns to the 2015 nuclear deal it quit last year, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said in a televised speech Sunday. | RELATED: | Leaks Reveal Trump Left Pact With Iran to Erase Obama's Legacy | "We have always believed in talks … if they lift sanctions, end the imposed economic pressure and return to the deal, we are ready to hold talks, right now and anywhe…
telesurenglish.net/news/Iran-Ready-for-Talks-If-US-Lifts-Sanctions-Rouhani-20190714-0010.html

60 Years Since the Largest U.S. Nuclear Accident and Captured Federal Agencies
Robert Dodge | commondreams.org | 2019-07-13
The Sodium Reactor Experiment (SRE) nuclear facility at the the Santa Susanna Field Laboratory (SSFL) site in 1958. (Image: DOE, cc) | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/views-article/thumbs/ssfl_sre_facility_1958_0.jpg
commondreams.org/views/2019/07/13/60-years-largest-us-nuclear-accident-and-captured-federal-agencies?cd-origin=rss

Join the CIA: travel the world passing out nuclear blueprints
Eds. | mronline.org | 2019-07-13
In the year 2000, the CIA gave Iran (slightly and obviously flawed) blueprints for a key component of a nuclear weapon. In 2006 James Risen wrote about this "operation" in his book State of War. | Source…
mronline.org/2019/07/13/join-the-cia-travel-the-world-passing-out-nuclear-blueprints/

Trump's nominee for top US military commander calls for nuclear buildup to confront China
wsws.org | 2019-07-13
General Milley, tapped as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, predicted that the US would be in confrontation with China for the next 100 years.
www.wsws.org/en/articles/2019/07/13/nuke-j13.html

'How dare Iran break the nuclear deal we tore up a year ago?' — Lee Camp
rt.com | 2019-07-13
Washington is accusing Iran of breaching the 2015 deal on its nuclear program, which is more than ironic, considering that the US was the first to abandon the agreement altogether, Lee Camp said on his show, Redacted Tonight. | …
rt.com/usa/464097-redacted-tonight-iran-deal/

Planetary emergency: Climate crisis and nuclear danger threaten humanity's existence
John Bachtell | peoplesworld.org | 2019-07-12
This is part 2 of the full main report, "Unity to save people and planet: For full equality, democracy, peace, and green socialism," to the 31st National Convention of the Communist Party USA held in Chicago, June 21-23. Other installments available here. The abbreviated oral presentation is available here. John Bachtell served as CPUSA national …
peoplesworld.org/article/planetary-emergency-climate-crisis-and-nuclear-danger-threaten-humanitys-existence/

Iran vs. Spineless Europe
Peter Koenig | dissidentvoice.org | 2019-07-12
Iran announced the second step in reducing her commitment under the 2015 so-called Nuclear Deal, officially known as The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), by exceeding the limit set by agreement of 3.67% uranium enrichment and 300 kg of enriched uranium accumulation. When asked by the media about his reaction, Trump says, "they know …
dissidentvoice.org/2019/07/iran-vs-spineless-europe/

How Real is the Trump Administration's New Flexibility with North Korea?
Gregory Elich | counterpunch.org | 2019-07-12
Although widely derided by the Washington Establishment as an empty photo opportunity, the recent meeting between President Trump and Chairman Kim Jong Un at Panmunjom produced an agreement to resume working-level talks in the near future. According to the North Korean news agency KCNA, the two leaders discussed stumbling blocks in improving relations and easing…
counterpunch.org/2019/07/12/how-real-is-the-trump-administrations-new-flexibility-with-north-korea/

How Real is the Trump Administration's New Flexibility with North Korea?
Gregory Elich | counterpunch.org | 2019-07-12
Although widely derided by the Washington Establishment as an empty photo opportunity, the recent meeting between President Trump and Chairman Kim Jong Un at Panmunjom produced an agreement to resume working-level talks in the near future. According to the North Korean news agency KCNA, the two leaders discussed stumbling blocks in improving relations and easing…
counterpunch.org/2019/07/12/how-real-is-the-trump-administrations-new-flexibility-with-north-korea/

Save the Bylong from coal mining
pip.hinman | greenleft.org.au | 2019-07-12
About 200 people gathered in Bylong, in Central NSW, on July 6-7 to demand the state Coalition government halt a proposed coalmine from going ahead in the picturesque Bylong Valley. | South Korean company KEPCO is proposing to open up a mine that would have drastic impacts on local agriculture and water and the iconic natural and cultural heritage of the region, including Aboriginal sacred sites. | The mine is still subject to a decision by the NSW Independent Planning Commission (IPC). | The weekend-long protest camp was co-sponsored by the Bylong Valley Protection Alliance (BVPA) and Lock the Gate Alliance (LTG…
greenleft.org.au/content/save-bylong-coal-mining

Activists Walk "Cease and Desist" Order into Nuclear Weapons Base
Kathy Kelly | dissidentvoice.org | 2019-07-11
Media Advisory/For Immediate Release/July 10, 2019 BàúCHEL, Germany — Eleven international peace activists entered the Bàºchel Air Base southwest of Frankfurt early this morning to deliver what they called a "Treaty Enforcement Order" declaring that the sharing of US nuclear weapons at the base is a "criminal conspiracy to commit war crimes." Upon entering the …
dissidentvoice.org/2019/07/activists-walk-cease-and-desist-order-into-nuclear-weapons-base/

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/

War games promoted as 'cash splash' for war-weary public
pip.hinman | greenleft.org.au | 2019-07-11
Queensland's tourism boss Daniel Gschwind has welcomed the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan to Brisbane for the biannual US-Australia war games as a fantastic economic opportunity — a "cash splash for Queensland". | "Friendly visitors, eager to explore, pent-up demand to have a bit of relaxation and see a bit more of Queensland … the old stereotypes don't apply here necessarily anymore", he enthused on July 6. | The old stereotypes? He was likely referring to persistent a…
greenleft.org.au/content/war-games-promoted-cash-splash-war-weary-public

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/

"This Is Not a Surprise": U.S. Sanctions and Saber Rattling Led to Iran's Renewed Uranium Enrichment
Staff | democracynow.org | 2019-07-09
In ongoing fallout from the Trump administration's decision to pull out of the Iran nuclear accord, the International Atomic Energy Agency confirmed on Monday that Iran has begun enriching uranium above the level agreed to by the 2015 nuclear deal. Iran has threatened to continue to increase their production of enriched uranium if European signatories of the nuclear deal do not help ease the impact of the U.S. sanctions. We speak with Trita Parsi, executive vice president of the new think tank, the Quincy Institute, and author of "Losing an Enemy: Obama, Iran, and the Triumph of Diplomacy."
www.democracynow.org/2019/7/9/trump_admin_iran_tensions_trita_parsi

What gift has Iran prepared for Europe on JCPOA?
unitedEditor | uwidata.com | 2019-07-08
Hasan Rouhani's ultimatum to Europe for rescuing the Joint Comprehensive Action Plan (JCPOA) has expired and the whole world is waiting to see what Iran will do next — continue observing the nuclear deal or create a nuclear bomb. Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif has made a statement suggesting Iran will go over to the …
uwidata.com/4164-what-gift-has-iran-prepared-for-europe-on-jcpoa/

An Hour with Noam Chomsky on Fascism, Nuclear Weapons, Climate Change, Julian Assange & More
Staff | democracynow.org | 2019-07-05
In April, hundreds of people packed into the Old South Church in Boston to hear the world-renowned dissident and linguist Noam Chomsky speak. In this hour-long special, we air an excerpt of Chomsky's speech and his on-stage interview with Amy Goodman.
www.democracynow.org/2019/7/5/an_hour_with_noam_chomsky_on

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/

Peace Action Endorses Ayanna Pressley for Congress
Peace Action | peaceaction.org | 2019-06-17
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 …
peaceaction.org/2019/06/17/peace-action-endorses-ayanna-pressley-for-congress/