Daily Archives: August 21, 2019

2019-08-21: News Headlines

RT (2019-08-21). Rick Perry, politician responsible for US nukes, falls for embarrassing Instagram hoax. rt.com The US Secretary of Energy Rick Perry showed his age and social media naivety by reposting a hoax that supposedly stops Instagram from making its users' public posts… public. | The former governor of Texas, who's currently responsible for America's nuclear arsenal, shared…

Global Research News (2019-08-21). Selected Articles: Mainstream Media Betrayal of Assange. globalresearch.ca A future without independent media leaves us with an upside down reality where according to the corporate media "NATO deserves a Nobel Peace Prize", and where "nuclear weapons and wars make us safer". | . | . | | | If, like us, this is …

Karl Grossman (2019-08-20). Einstein's Atomic Regrets. counterpunch.org "If I had known that the Germans would not succeed in constructing an atom bomb, I never would have moved a finger," wrote Albert Einstein in his 1950 book Out of My Later Years. He was speaking about a letter from his vacation home on Nassau Point on Long Island that warned President Franklin D. Roosevelt of a breakthrough in Nazi Germany in nuclear fission which could "lead to the construction of bombs, and it is conceivable…extremely powerful bombs of a new type." Atom bombs. More

Mondialisation (2019-08-20). Sob o "escudo" de mísseis nucleares USA na Europa. globalresearch.ca A instalaàßà£o de mísseis da NATO em Deveselu, na Roménia, que faz parte do sistema Aegis americano de "defesa anti-mísseis", terminou a "actualizaàßà£o" que comeàßou em Abril passado. Comunica a NATO, assegurando que "nà£o conferiu nenhuma capacidade ofensiva ao sistema", …

Manlio Dinucci (2019-08-20). Sotto lo ´scudo ª missili nucleari Usa in Europa. globalresearch.ca ll sito missilistico Nato di Deveselu in Romania, facente parte del sistema statunitense Aegis di ´difesa missilistica ª, ha terminato ´l'aggiornamento ª iniziato lo scorso aprile. Lo comunica la Nato, assicurando che ´esso non ha conferito alcuna capacità offensiva al sistema ª, il …

Staff (2019-08-16). North Korea Suspends Talks With South Korea Because of U.S. Sanctions. therealnews.com While U.S.-North Korea nuclear talks fail to proceed because of a lack of unanimity within the Trump administration, the North suspended peace talks with the South because of the U.S.'s refusal to lift economic sanctions, says Tim Shorrock…

Aaron Maté (2019-08-16). Trump worsens threat of nuclear catastrophe with Russia. thegrayzone.com MIT professor Ted Postol warns that Trump's withdrawal from the INF treaty threatens nuclear 'catastrophe.' Guest: Theodore Postol, award-winning Professor…

Aaron Maté (2019-08-16). How Obama helped Trump escalate nuclear tensions with Russia. thegrayzone.com The Trump administration has dangerously withdrawn from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF). MIT professor emeritus Ted Postol explains how…

Staff (2019-08-16). Headlines for August 16, 2019. democracynow.org Israel Bars Reps. Omar & Tlaib from Official Trip to West Bank Due to Their Support for BDS, 11 Die in Kashmir as Pakistani & Indian Troops Exchange Fire, U.S. Puts Pressure on Crew of Iranian Oil Tanker Seized in July, North Korea Test-Fires Two Missiles as It Rejects New Talks with S. Korea, NOAA: July Was Officially the Hottest Month on Record, Australia Accused of Watering Down Pacific Island Climate Agreement, Study: Surge in Methane Gas Emissions Is Linked to Fracking Boom, 270 Die, 1 Million Displaced in India from Heavy Monsoon Rains, Federal Court: Trump Admin Can't Deny Soap & Toothpaste to Migrant Chil…

Mehdi Hasan (2019-08-14). Here Are Five Lies About Iran That We Need to Refute to Stop Another Illegal War. theintercept.com The Trump administration is lying about Iran and its nuclear program. The media has to debunk this false drumbeat for war.

Norman Stockwell (2019-08-09). How We Learned to Hate the Bomb. progressive.org For nearly three-quarters of a century, "The Progressive" has been a consistent voice against nuclear madness.

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 …

2019-08-21: Social Media Postees

Rick Perry, politician responsible for US nukes, falls for embarrassing Instagram hoax
rt.com | 2019-08-21
The US Secretary of Energy Rick Perry showed his age and social media naivety by reposting a hoax that supposedly stops Instagram from making its users' public posts… public. | The former governor of Texas, who's currently responsible for America's nuclear arsenal, shared…
rt.com/usa/466970-rick-perry-instagram-hoax/

Selected Articles: Mainstream Media Betrayal of Assange
Global Research News | globalresearch.ca | 2019-08-21
A future without independent media leaves us with an upside down reality where according to the corporate media "NATO deserves a Nobel Peace Prize", and where "nuclear weapons and wars make us safer". | . | . | | | If, like us, this is …
globalresearch.ca/selected-articles-mainstream-media-betrayal-assange/5686812

Sob o "escudo" de mísseis nucleares USA na Europa
Mondialisation | globalresearch.ca | 2019-08-20
A instalaàßà£o de mísseis da NATO em Deveselu, na Roménia, que faz parte do sistema Aegis americano de "defesa anti-mísseis", terminou a "actualizaàßà£o" que comeàßou em Abril passado. Comunica a NATO, assegurando que "nà£o conferiu nenhuma capacidade ofensiva ao sistema", …
globalresearch.ca/sob-o-escudo-de-misseis-nucleares-usa-na-europa/5686781

Einstein's Atomic Regrets
Karl Grossman | counterpunch.org | 2019-08-20
"If I had known that the Germans would not succeed in constructing an atom bomb, I never would have moved a finger," wrote Albert Einstein in his 1950 book Out of My Later Years. He was speaking about a letter from his vacation home on Nassau Point on Long Island that warned President Franklin D. Roosevelt of a breakthrough in Nazi Germany in nuclear fission which could "lead to the construction of bombs, and it is conceivable…extremely powerful bombs of a new type." Atom bombs.
counterpunch.org/2019/08/20/einsteins-atomic-regrets/

Sotto lo ´scudo ª missili nucleari Usa in Europa
Manlio Dinucci | globalresearch.ca | 2019-08-20
ll sito missilistico Nato di Deveselu in Romania, facente parte del sistema statunitense Aegis di ´difesa missilistica ª, ha terminato ´l'aggiornamento ª iniziato lo scorso aprile. Lo comunica la Nato, assicurando che ´esso non ha conferito alcuna capacità offensiva al sistema ª, il …
globalresearch.ca/sotto-lo-scudo-missili-nucleari-usa-in-europa/5686775

North Korea Suspends Talks With South Korea Because of U.S. Sanctions
Staff | therealnews.com | 2019-08-16
While U.S.-North Korea nuclear talks fail to proceed because of a lack of unanimity within the Trump administration, the North suspended peace talks with the South because of the U.S.'s refusal to lift economic sanctions, says Tim Shorrock…
therealnews.com/stories/north-korea-suspends-talks-with-south-korea-because-of-u-s-sanctions

Trump worsens threat of nuclear catastrophe with Russia
Aaron Maté | thegrayzone.com | 2019-08-16
MIT professor Ted Postol warns that Trump's withdrawal from the INF treaty threatens nuclear 'catastrophe.' Guest: Theodore Postol, award-winning Professor…
thegrayzone.com/2019/08/16/trump-worsens-threat-of-nuclear-catastrophe-with-russia/

How Obama helped Trump escalate nuclear tensions with Russia
Aaron Maté | thegrayzone.com | 2019-08-16
The Trump administration has dangerously withdrawn from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF). MIT professor emeritus Ted Postol explains how…
thegrayzone.com/2019/08/16/how-obama-helped-trump-escalate-nuclear-tensions-with-russia/

Here Are Five Lies About Iran That We Need to Refute to Stop Another Illegal War
Mehdi Hasan | theintercept.com | 2019-08-14
The Trump administration is lying about Iran and its nuclear program. The media has to debunk this false drumbeat for war.
theintercept.com/2019/08/14/trump-iran-worst-lies/

How We Learned to Hate the Bomb
Norman Stockwell | progressive.org | 2019-08-09
For nearly three-quarters of a century, "The Progressive" has been a consistent voice against nuclear madness.
progressive.org/dispatches/how-we-learned-to-hate-the-bomb-stockwell-190809/