2020-02-13: Social Media Postees

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The Political Economy of Corruption: Corruption Kills People, Ruins the Economy, Violates Human Rights
Prof. Joseph H. Chung | globalresearch.ca | 2020-02-14
The whole world is facing the deepening and widening corruption which challenges the very survival of the free democracy and the free market economy. | Korea has been suffering for last 70 years from the corruption culture. But owing to courageous …

'I would love to combine figure skating & anime': Evgenia Medvedeva to portray Sailor Moon in Japanese ice show
rt.com | 2020-02-13
The two-time world figure skating champion Evgenia Medvedeva will take up the role of Sailor Moon, the well-known anime character, after she confirmed her participation in Japan's ice show next summer. | The 20-year-old star took part in a press conference dedicated to the upcoming Sailor Moon Ice Show stressing that she was honored to portray the iconic schoolgirl from the classic anime series. | READ MORE: New rival to Tutberidze's girls? South Korean female skater lands never seen before quad (VIDEO)…

US Media Reveals What Was Behind Termination of American Drone Project to Spy on China in Late 1960s
sputniknews.com | 2020-02-13
Between 1969 and 1971, the US National Reconnaissance Office deployed its state-of-the-art unmanned aerial vehicles over China in a bid to surreptitiously keep a watchful eye on a Beijing's nuclear programme.

Pakistan Accuses US of Destabilising Region by Selling Air Defence System to India
sputniknews.com | 2020-02-13
New Delhi (Sputnik): The nuclear-armed south Asian rivals have been involved in missile race for past few months, as both have been testing their nuclear-capable ballistic missile system to check their war preparedness.

South Korean Opposition Announces Plan for Three-Party Merger Ahead of Elections
sputniknews.com | 2020-02-13
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – South Korea's right-wing opposition Liberty Korea Party plans to join forces with two smaller conservative parties ahead of the April elections, media reported on Thursday.

Selected Articles: More Lies on Iran
Global Research News | globalresearch.ca | 2020-02-13
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 …

Fungi that Absorbs Radiation Has Been Growing All Over Chernobyl Plant
John Vibes | globalresearch.ca | 2020-02-12
For a long time, scientists have known that certain types of fungi are attracted to radiation, and can actually help to break down and neutralize radiation in certain environments. The radioactive site of the abandoned Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant has …

Washington's Policy of Strangling China. US Nuclear Threats, Militarization of the Taiwan Straits
Shane Quinn | globalresearch.ca | 2020-02-12
Less than 150 miles from China's south-eastern coast lies Taiwan, a mountainous and volcanic island which is about a third the size of Cuba. Yet with 23 million people, Taiwan has twice the population of its Caribbean counterpart. From the …

Energy Company Drops Lake Huron Nuclear Waste Plan Following Saugeen Ojibway Nation Vote
Native News Online | globalresearch.ca | 2020-02-12
After years of debate, Ontario Power Generation has dropped a plan to store nuclear waste underground near Lake Huron. | The Canadian energy firm said it would not move forward with plans to develop a permanent nuclear waste disposal site in …

Keep War, Environmental Degradation And Profit Out Of Space
Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers | dissidentvoice.org | 2020-02-11
The 21st Century nuclear arms and developing outer space arms races, which began under Obama and are increasing under Trump, are going to be something the world has never seen before. They are a bonanza for weapons makers, the Pentagon budget and capitalists in space. They will create a less secure world, a greater wealth divide, …

US promises 'enormous pressure' on Tehran over… failed satellite launch? Pompeo says missile development behind Iran space program
rt.com | 2020-02-11
Iran's latest attempt to launch a scientific satellite has apparently unnerved Washington, with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo lashing out at Tehran and vowing that the US would not let it continue the launches. | Washington used the occasion to once again slam Iran and the 2015 deal on the Islamic Republic's nuclear program, from which the US itself unilaterally withdrew back in 2018. | Also on rt.com | | Weighs less & packs more range: Iran unveils new ballistic missile with composite-built engine (VIDEO) | Since then, America has been hell-bent on s…

Trump's New Budget Funds Endless War & Nuclear Weapons While Slashing Aid to Poor & Hungry Americans
Staff | democracynow.org | 2020-02-11
President Trump unveiled his 2021 budget request Monday, proposing massive cuts to Medicaid and food stamps while increasing spending on the military and his border wall. The $4.8 trillion budget would slash Environmental Protection Agency spending by more than a quarter while allocating $18 billion for Trump's newly established Space Force. Trump is also requesting billions more for nuclear weapons, including a new submarine-launched nuclear warhead. Experts and Democratic lawmakers warn that increasing the nuclear stockpile will increase the likelihood of nuclear war and defy international agreements. Democrats…

Radioactive material 'a magnet for groups with malicious intent', warns UN nuclear watchdog chief
news.un.org | 2020-02-10
Government ministers and other high-level representatives from more than 140 countries, on Monday adopted a new declaration to enhance global nuclear security and counter the threat of nuclear terrorism.

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…