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Big Wins for 'Parasite' Give Oscar Night an Emotional High
Staff | truthdig.com | 2020-02-10
Called up to the stage again and again, Bong Joon Ho kept saying he was ready for a drink

The 'Parasite' Oscar Sweep Is a Triumph for South Korean Culture
Tim Shorrock | thenation.com | 2020-02-10
The 'Parasite' Oscar Sweep Is a Triumph for South Korean Culture…

Big Wins for 'Parasite' Give Oscar Night an Emotional High
Staff | truthdig.com | 2020-02-10
The South Korean director of "Parasite" becomes the first non-English language film to win the top prize in the Oscars' 92-year history.

Rally At Japanese Consulate To Stop Nuclear Olympics In Japan, End Nuclear Power
No Nukes Action | indybay.org | 2020-02-10
San Francisco Japanese Consulate | 275 Battery St/near California | San Francisco…

Step to Nuclear Doomsday: US Puts Low-yield Nukes on Submarines to Counter Made-up Russian 'Strategy'
Scott Ritter | globalresearch.ca | 2020-02-10
The US has deployed "low-yield" nuclear missiles on submarines, saying it's to discourage nuclear conflict with Russia. The move is based on a "Russian strategy" made up in Washington and will only bring mass annihilation closer. | In a statement released | …

The "Low-yield" Nuclear Warhead: A Dangerous Weapon Based on Bad Strategic Thinking
Andrew Facini | globalresearch.ca | 2020-02-10
In the unintuitive world of nuclear weapons strategy, it's often difficult to identify which decisions can serve to decrease the risk of a devastating nuclear conflict and which might instead increase it. Such complexity stems from the very foundation of …

U.S. Deploys 20,000 Soldiers to Europe for Military Exercise
teleSUR-age | telesurenglish.net | 2020-02-10
While the President of the United States, Donald Trump, is running his million-dollar reelection campaign, in which he is using more forcefully the slogan, "Make America Great Again", the U.S. Army is preparing to carry out its largest military drills in Europe in the past 25 years. | RELATED: | US Deploys Dangerous Nuclear Weapon for First Time Ever | With the danger of a potential war between the U.S. and Iran, the U.S. insists on strengthening its military potentia…

South Korean President Says Parasite's Big Win at Oscars Instills Pride and Courage in the Nation
sputniknews.com | 2020-02-10
For South Korea and its film industry it would have been more than enough if director and scriptwriter Boon-Joon-ho had won only in the category best original screenplay, as it was the first Oscar for the country. But after collecting this prize, the film won in three other categories, including the most prestigious

Stealing Oscar for J-Lo? Backstage Fuss at Academy Awards Turns Into Meme
sputniknews.com | 2020-02-10
Whether it was award-winning director Martin Scorsese dozing off during Eminem's performance or Kristen Wiig's "crab-like" dress, the historic success of the Korean hit movie Parasite or Brad Pitt's acceptance speech

No New Nuclear
Radiation Free Lakeland | globalresearch.ca | 2020-02-09
Climate activists across the world are uniting to protect the planet from continuing fossil fuel use. There is much talk of a green industrial revolution and a Green New Deal. This sounds good, but what does it mean? | Kevin Frea…

The Real Reason America Used Nuclear Weapons Against Japan. It Was Not To End the War Or Save Lives
Washington's Blog | globalresearch.ca | 2020-02-09
Like all Americans, I was taught that the U.S. dropped nuclear bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in order to end WWII and save both American and Japanese lives. But most of the top American military officials at the time said otherwise.

US Deploys 'Mini-Nukes' in Deplorable Threat to World Peace
Strategic Culture | theantimedia.com | 2020-02-08
These so-called "mini-nukes" represent–despite the diminutive-sounding name–an increased risk of nuclear war.

US Deploys ‘Mini-Nukes’ in Deplorable Threat to World Peace

Risk of Nuclear War Rises as U.S. Deploys a New Nuclear Weapon for the First Time Since the Cold War
Staff | democracynow.org | 2020-02-07
The Federation of American Scientists revealed in late January that the U.S. Navy had deployed for the first time a submarine armed with a low-yield Trident nuclear warhead. The USS Tennessee deployed from Kings Bay Submarine Base in Georgia in late 2019. The W76-2 warhead, which is facing criticism at home and abroad, is estimated to have about a third of the explosive power of the atomic bomb the U.S. dropped on Hiroshima. The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) called the news "an alarming development that heightens the risk of nuclear war." We're joined by William Arkin, longtime reporter…

ACLU: Trump Is Expanding His Racist Travel Ban, This Time Targeting Africans
Staff | democracynow.org | 2020-02-03
The Trump administration has expanded its contested travel ban to six additional countries

Headlines for January 31, 2020
Staff | democracynow.org | 2020-01-31
Senate Poised to Acquit President Trump in Impeachment Trial, World Health Organization Declares International Public Health Emergency, U.S. Special Envoy Warns of International Crisis in Idlib, Syria, Britain Formally Withdrawing from European Union Tonight, Pentagon Deploys 1st Low-Yield Nuclear Warhead-Armed Submarine, Trump Admin Poised to Loosen Restrictions on Use of Landmines, Human Rights Groups Condemn Mexico for Crackdown on Central American Migrants, Mexican Butterfly Conservationist Found Dead, Bolivia's Movement for Socialism Candidate Luis Arce Returns to Bolivia, U.S. Pushes EU to End Ban on Chemic…