2019-07-18: Social Media Postees

How Corporate Media Are Fueling a New Iran Nuclear Crisis
Gareth Porter | commondreams.org | 2019-07-18
Screen shot of a recent Fox Business report about U.S.-Iran relations. (Photo: Fox Business via YouTube) | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/views-article/thumbs/screen_shot_2019-07-18_at_12.25.31_pm.png
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Korea-Japan Trade Plus War: Where Are You Going Mr. Shinzo Abe?
Prof. Joseph H. Chung | globalresearch.ca | 2019-07-18
Right after the G20 Conference (28-28 June 2019) in Osaka, Japan, Shinzo Abe, prime minister of Japan declared the beginning of trade war against South Korea. It was indeed an irony that Abe was the host of the Conference …
globalresearch.ca/korea-japan-trade-plus-war-where-you-going-mr-shinzo-abe/5683898

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

We could have been nuke-free
susan_p | greenleft.org.au | 2019-07-18
Fallout: Conspiracy, Cover-Up and the Deceitful Case for the Atom Bomb | Peter Watson | Simon & Schuster, 2018 | 423 pages | Nuclear weapons need never have been built. Our world could have been free from the "frozen tableau of terror" of 9500 nuclear warheads capable of destroying the world 100 times over, as Peter Watson comprehensively shows in Fallout: Conspiracy, Cover-Up and the Deceitful Case for the Atom Bomb. | It is pure fable that the atomic bomb was only brought into being as a necessary defence against Nazi Germany acquiring nuclear weapons during World War II. | Nazi Germany never had a…
greenleft.org.au/content/we-could-have-been-nuke-free

Iran's Not the Aggressor, the US Is
Khury Petersen-Smith | counterpunch.org | 2019-07-17
It's easy to be confused about what's happening between the U.S. and Iran. On July 10, President Trump again accused Iran of violating the Obama-era nuclear deal, in a tweet that he concluded by promising to increase U.S. sanctions "substantially." Similarly, headlines — such as a recent New York Times article that originally proclaimed,…
counterpunch.org/2019/07/17/irans-not-the-aggressor-the-us-is/

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

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/

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/

Modernization of World Nuclear Forces Continues Despite Overall Decrease in Number of Warheads
SIPRI | globalresearch.ca | 2019-06-17
The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) today launches the findings of SIPRI Yearbook 2019, which assesses the current state of armaments, disarmament and international security. | ‚Äã‚Äã‚Äã‚Äã‚Äã‚ÄãThe modernization of nuclear forces continues | SIPRI Governing Board Chair Ambassador Jan Eliasson, …
globalresearch.ca/modernization-world-nuclear-forces-continues-despite-overall-decrease-number-warheads/5680859

Israel's Secretive Nuclear Facility Leaking as Watchdog Finds Israel Has Nearly 100 Nukes
Whitney Webb | mintpressnews.com | 2019-06-17
Israel is one of only five nations in the world that refuse to sign the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons, an international treaty aimed at ending the proliferation of nuclear weapons and achieving global nuclear disarmament.
mintpressnews.com/international-watchdog-finds-israel-has-nearly-100-nuclear-weapons/259274/

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/

China Takes Responsibility for Explosion Near North Korea; Denies Nuclear Test Rumors
Tyler Durden | theantimedia.com | 2019-06-17
(ZH) — Update: Chinese authorities are taking responsibility for Monday's blast, claiming it happened on their side of the border. Reporters pointed out that the magnitude of the blast was much smaller than a nuclear test, and Chinese authorities have advised that this was not a nuclear test. Chinese authorities said this is a magnitude 1.3 event …

China Takes Responsibility for Explosion Near North Korea; Denies Nuclear Test Rumors

Iran Speeds Up Uranium Enrichment as Mideast Tensions Mount
Staff | truthdig.com | 2019-06-17
TEHRAN, Iran — Iran will surpass the uranium stockpile limit set by its nuclear deal in the next 10 days, an official said Monday, raising pressure on Europeans trying to save the accord a year after the U.S. withdrawal lit the fuse for the heightened tensions now between Tehran and Washington. | The announcement by Iran's nuclear agency marked yet another deadline set by Tehran. President Hassan Rouhani already has warned Europe that a new deal needs to be in place by July 7 or the Islamic Republic would increase its enrichment of uranium.
truthdig.com/articles/iran-speeds-up-uranium-enrichment-as-mideast-tensions-mount/

Trump and Bolton Are Breaking What Nuclear Order There Is
Kate Hudson | globalresearch.ca | 2019-06-17
It's 10 years now since US president Barack Obama made his famous Prague speech, committing to a nuclear weapons-free world. I remember hearing his words broadcast, amid the tumultuous cheers of the crowd in Hradƒçany Square, as if it were …
globalresearch.ca/trump-bolton-breaking-what-nuclear-order-there-is/5680875

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