2019-10-17: News Headlines

Olivia Alperstein (2019-10-17). Don't Forget: Nuclear Weapons Are an Existential Threat. commondreams.org No nation on earth can afford the catastrophic regional and global consequences of any use of nuclear weapons. (Photo: A B53 nuclear bomb at the Pantex facility in Texas/NNSA/flickr/cc) | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/views-article/thumbs/nukebomb_0.jpeg

Dr. Derek Ford (2019-10-17). The US Bids to Extradite DPRK Businessman from Malaysia 'Solely Based on Politics'. globalresearch.ca The legal battle over the extradition of Mun Chol-Myong to the United States continues, as Malaysian courts postpone judgment until the end of October. Mun is a 54-year-old citizen of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea who has lived in …

Shut Down Nazi Metal (2019-10-17). Nazi metal fest happening this weekend (Oct 18-20) in Oakland! indybay.org ALERT: Oakland venues Elbo Room and Oakland Metro are hosting a black metal festival with neo-Nazi ties called Never Surrender this weekend Oct 18 – 20. Never Surrender (formerly called Nuclear War Now Fest) is organized by labels known for distributing Nazi metal: Iron Bonehead Productions and Nuclear War Now! Productions. The lineup for Never Surrender includes bands known to have Nazi associations such as Black Witchery, Bone Awl, Volahn, and Blue Hummingbird On The Left. | More info: nsbmboneheads.wordpress.com/

Robert J. Burrowes (2019-10-13). Human Violence: Pervasive, Multi-dimensional and Extinction-threatening. dissidentvoice.org Violence is pervasive throughout human society and it has a vast range of manifestations. Moreover, some of these manifestations — particularly the threat of nuclear war (which might start regionally), the climate catastrophe and the ongoing ecological devastation, as well as geoengineering and the deployment of 5G — threaten imminent human extinction if not contained. …

Ed Rampell (2019-10-10). Seoul On Ice: 'Parasite'. progressive.org The Cannes hit morphs from a Patricia Highsmith milieu of Mr. Ripley-like talented con artists to a Stephen King house of horrors tale.

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.

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 …