2019-10-02: News Headlines

RT (2019-10-02). US launches ICBM to demonstrate 'robust & ready' nuclear deterrent. rt.com The US military has successfully launched a Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile, showcasing the country's ability to counter "twenty-first century threats," according to the defense forces. | Launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base near Lompoc, California, the unarmed missile traveled an estimated 4,194 miles (6,750km) across the Pacific Ocean to the Kwajalein Atoll in the Marshall Islands, the Air Force Global Strike Command announced in a statement. | "The test demonstrates that the United States' nuclear deterrent is robust, flexible, ready and appropriately tailored to deter twenty-first centu…

teleSUR (2019-10-02). North Korea Fires Submarine Missile in Show of Strength. telesurenglish.net North Korea fired a submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) that landed near Japanese, waters, in a show of strength as the U.S. and South Korea ramp up military cooperation. | RELATED: | North Korea Attacks 'Hypocrisy' of South Korea as Peace Falters | The missile is said to be a Pukguksong-class weapon, it flew 450 kilometers and reached an altitude of 910 kilometers. "At present, t…

Prof. Joseph H. Chung (2019-10-02). The Second Candle-Light Revolution in Korea: The People's Fight for the Survival of Clean Democracy. globalresearch.ca The world still remembers the 2017 Candle-Light Revolution in which 17,000,000 Korean people fought peacefully and culturally on the streets, for several months, against the deep-rooted corruption culture developed and enforced under the 60- year conservative government's rule. | In the …

James Carden (2019-10-02). A Coalition to Save the World. thenation.com A Coalition to Save the World…

Staff (2019-10-02). Airbnb Rentals Are Displacing Mexico City Residents as Rents Surge. truthout.org | | In the neighborhood of Juárez, a vibrant artistic and historic area of Mexico City with LGBTQ bars and restaurants and a large Korean population, long-term renters are losing their homes as apartments are being converted into more profitable day-rate Airbnb rentals. | No studies have been conducted, but former residents say rental prices have more than doubled to prohibitive levels of 20,000 to 30,000 pesos per month. Before, 10,000 pesos (U.S. $520) was the norm, Dario Martínez to…

Staff (2019-10-02). Headlines for October 2, 2019. democracynow.org Report: Trump Pushed for Shooting Migrants and Placing Alligators & Snakes Along Border, Trump Claims Impeachment Inquiry Is "Coup" as Pompeo Blocks Officials from Testifying, Sen. Grassley Breaks from Trump to Support Protection of Whistleblower, In "Victory for Black People in America," Dallas Officer Convicted of Murdering Black Man Inside His Own Home, Federal Judge Temporarily Blocks Georgia Abortion Law, U.S.-N. Korea Talks to Resume as Pyongyang Carries Out New Missile Test, Hong Kong Protesters Stage Sit-in Outside School of Student Shot by Police, Pretrial Hearings Begin in Netanyahu Corruption Case, Per…

The Canary (2019-10-01). North Korean nuclear talks with US to resume this weekend. thecanary.co North Korea and the US have agreed to resume nuclear negotiations this weekend following a months-long stalemate over the withdrawal of sanctions in exchange for disarmament, a senior North Korean diplomat said.Choe Son Hui, North Korea's first vice minister of foreign affairs, said the two nations will have preliminary contact on Friday before holding working-level talks on Saturday.In a statement released by North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency, Choe expressed optimism over the outcome of the meeting but did not say where it would take place."It is my expectation that the working-level negotiations…

Steve Sweeney (2019-10-01). Secret Israeli nuclear test covered up to help Jimmy Carter's re-election. peoplesworld.org Former President Jimmy Carter covered up a nuclear weapon test by Israel in 1979, declassified reports have suggested. His administration feared that making the discovery public would damage his bid for re-election. U.S. satellites picked up a "double flash" signal associated with a nuclear explosion in the South Indian Ocean in September 1979. This led …

RT (2019-09-30). Bolton's WH-bashing private debut met with elated applause by impeachment-hungry #Resistance media. rt.com Uber-hawk ex-US national security advisor John Bolton's first public appearance after being fired by the White House saw him slam Trump's North Korea policy, call for regime change — and be embraced by the mainstream media. | Proving there is no former White House official too unpleasant for the anti-Trump #Resistance media to embrace, Bolton's reputational rehabilitation was evident in the headlines heralding his return to private-sector warmongering after he spoke at the Center for Strategic and International Studies on Monday. The no longer unemployed belligerent excoriated President Donald Trump for…

United Nations (2019-09-30). DPRK reports 'little progress' since historic June 2018 summit with US. un.org Lack of progress in achieving peace on the Korean Peninsula is "entirely attributable" to the United States, a senior official from the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) told the UN General Assembly on Monday.

TeleSUR English (2019-09-30). Venezuelan ANC President Visits Vietnam, North Korea. venezuelanalysis.com National Constituent Assembly President Diosdado Cabello went on a Far East tour to strengthen political ties.

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.

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 …