2019-09-27: News Headlines

Robert Dodge (2019-09-27). Hope and Necessity This International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons. commondreams.org Making the connection between the environment, nuclear war, peace and the survival of our world is critical. (Photo: Scott Howe/DVIDS) | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/views-article/thumbs/nuclearweapons_0.jpeg

teleSUR (2019-09-27). Russia Detains 3 North Korean Vessels Accused of Poaching. telesurenglish.net Russia announced on Friday that their naval forces detained three North Korean vessels and more than 200 of their crewmen in the second such incident in two weeks as part of a clampdown on poaching by the secretive nation's fishermen. | RELATED: | Putin Backs Venezuela Talks in Meeting With Maduro in Moscow | The detentions mark rare confrontation between North Korea and Russia, which sees itself as an important player in international talks on defusing nuclear tensions around the reclusive state's missile program.

John Krzyzaniak (2019-09-27). Forty Years Ago, the Carter Administration Covered Up a Presumed Israeli Nuclear Test. globalresearch.ca On September 22, 1979, a US Vela satellite detected a "double flash" signal far off the coast of South Africa. It was the tell-tale sign of an atmospheric nuclear explosion: US Vela satellites, launched to help enforce the Partial Test …

Ed Sykes (2019-09-27). A war between nuclear powers India and Pakistan over Kashmir 'would have global consequences'. thecanary.co Pakistan's leader has denounced his Indian counterpart and warned that any war between the nuclear rivals over the occupied region of Kashmir could "have consequences for the world". In early August, Indian MPs passed a bill stripping statehood from the Indian-administered part of Kashmir amid an indefinite security lockdown. The government of neighbouring Pakistan immedia…

WSWS (2019-09-26). South Korean autoworkers join global fight against GM. wsws.org Workers in South Korea, the United States, and around the world face the same fight against GM and other corporations.

WSWS (2019-09-26). South Korean autoworkers join global fight against GM. wsws.org Workers in South Korea, the United States, and around the world face the same fight against GM and other corporations.

teleSUR (2019-09-26). Iran: Talks With US Possible but Without Sanctions. telesurenglish.net Iran can discuss other issues with the United States providing its 2015 nuclear deal with six powers is fully implemented, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Thursday, adding that Tehran's missile capabilities were not negotiable. | RELATED: | China Deplores US Bullying Tactics To Prevent Working With Iran | Rouhani also said Iran's steps to scale back its nuclear commitment were reversible if the European parties to the pact carried out their promises to salvage the dea…

United Nations (2019-09-26). Elimination of nuclear weapons 'only real way' to allay fear of a constant threat, Guterres insists. un.org Progress made in reducing the danger posed by nuclear arsenals has not only come to a halt, "it is going in reverse", and any use of a nuclear weapon in the future would ignite "a humanitarian catastrophe."

Olivia Alperstein (2019-09-26). Get Rid of Nuclear Weapons. progressive.org September 26 is International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons. Let's make this the year when we finally resolve to abolish nuclear weapons for good.

United Nations (2019-09-26). Iran cannot be allowed to develop nuclear weapons: Israeli Foreign Minister. un.org The international community must join together to prevent Iran from developing nuclear weapons, the Foreign Minister of Israel told the UN General Assembly on Thursday evening.

Joe Emersberger (2019-09-24). Reuters can't find U.S. critics to question Amazon's anti-Venezuela propaganda. mronline.org A line from the trailer for Jack Ryan, an Amazon TV drama whose second season streams on November 1, is: A nuclear Venezuela…. You will not hear about it on the news, 'cause we'll already be dead. | Source

Joshua Cho (2019-09-20). Media Omit Context Behind Latest North Korean Missile Tests. fair.org by Joshua Cho | In his 2004 book North Korea: Another Country, historian Bruce Cumings described the irony of corporate media's perpetual narrative of North Korea as an unhinged or devious adversary of the US with hostile nuclear ambitions: Almost always, media discussion of North Korea assumes that Washington is in a position of original innocence, and the North is assiduously trying to obtain and then to use "weapons of mass destruction"—the ubiquitous media trope for the arsenals of American enemies since the Cold War ended. Yet the American record in Northeast Asia since the 1940s is one of consistent us…

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 …