2020-02-19: Social Media Postees

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South Korean Court Sentences Ex-President to 17 Years in Prison
telesurenglish.net | 2020-02-19
A South Korean appellate court on Wednesday sentenced former President Lee Myung-bak to 17 years in jail over a set of corruptions, including bribery and embezzlement. | RELATED: | 'Parasite' Reflects Deepening Social Divide in South Korea | The Seoul High Court handed down the ruling on Lee, who served as the country's head of state for five years from early 2008, fining him 13 billion won (10.9 million U.S. dollars). | It was heavier than the verdict by the lower court, which sen…
telesurenglish.net/news/South-Korean-Court-Sentences-Ex-President-to-17-Years-in-Prison-20200219-0003.html

The Priorities of General Motors: Ditching Australia's Holden Cars
Dr. Binoy Kampmark | globalresearch.ca | 2020-02-19
It seemed to be a case of grand misrepresentation. Holden cars, those great Australian acquisitions, along with home, lawnmower and nuclear family, gave the impression of indigenous pride, the home brand. It was also resoundingly masculine. But behind that image …
globalresearch.ca/priorities-general-motors-ditching-holden/5703960

Hysteria Isn't Killing Nuclear Power
Linda Pentz Gunter | counterpunch.org | 2020-02-19
Time was, that a woman suffering from menopause, pre-menstrual syndrome, a heightened libido or lack thereof, was labeled "hysterical." Her very real medical or psychological troubles were put down to an "emotional reaction." For a while these symptoms were even attributed to a "wandering womb." What? Yes, really. For years, if you were a woman…
counterpunch.org/2020/02/19/hysteria-isnt-killing-nuclear-power/

Arctic kiss: Two Russian nuclear icebreakers rendezvous in spectacular night-time DRONE FOOTAGE
rt.com | 2020-02-19
Two Russian nuclear icebreakers have met up somewhere on the endless white plains of the Arctic Ocean, providing for a sight both spectacular and romantic. | The video, posted by Russia's nuclear agency Rosatom, showed its Taymyr and Vaygach icebreakers almost touching with their bows, before settling in to "cuddle" side by side. | With the after-dark "coupling" filmed from the air and edited to a smooth soundtrack, some internet users found the scene "erotic." | There were other interesting comparisons as well, with one commentator saying that the two massive ships positioned so close to each other resemb…
rt.com/russia/481145-icebreakers-russia-rendezvous-arctic/

The Priorities of General Motors: Ditching Australia's Holden Cars
Dr. Binoy Kampmark | globalresearch.ca | 2020-02-19
It seemed to be a case of grand misrepresentation. Holden cars, those great Australian acquisitions, along with home, lawnmower and nuclear family, gave the impression of indigenous pride, the home brand. It was also resoundingly masculine. But behind that image …
globalresearch.ca/priorities-general-motors-ditching-holden/5703960

Pakistan eyes removal from int'l money crime gray list
yenisafak.com | 2020-02-19
Riding on crucial support from Turkey, China, and Malaysia, Pakistan's anxious eye is on an ongoing meeting of the Financial Action Task Force

Bylong steps up fight against coal mine after IPC bails
pip.hinman | greenleft.org.au | 2020-02-19
coal Jim McIlroyIssue 1254 Australia Bylong Valley Protection AllianceFebruary 19, 2020The Bylong Valley Protection Alliance (BVPA) has applied to join the case to defend last year's Independent Planning Commission's (IPC) decision to reject South Korean util…
greenleft.org.au/content/bylong-steps-fight-against-coal-mine-after-ipc-bails

The Priorities of General Motors: Ditching Holden
Binoy Kampmark | dissidentvoice.org | 2020-02-18
It seemed to be a case of grand misrepresentation. Holden cars, those great Australian acquisitions, along with home, lawnmower and nuclear family, gave the impression of indigenous pride, the home brand. It was also resoundingly masculine. But behind that image was a mighty American thrust, with General Motors holding the reins on investment as benevolent …
dissidentvoice.org/2020/02/the-priorities-of-general-motors-ditching-holden/

Speeding Sea Level Rise Threatens Nuclear Plants
Paul Brown | globalresearch.ca | 2020-02-18
The latest science shows how the pace of sea level rise is speeding up, fuelling fears that not only millions of homes will be under threat, but that vulnerable installations like docks and power plants will be overwhelmed by the …
globalresearch.ca/speeding-sea-level-rise-threatens-nuclear-plants/5704001

Selected Articles: Trump's War Budget
Global Research News | globalresearch.ca | 2020-02-18
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 a …
globalresearch.ca/selected-articles-trump-budget-more-warfare-slightly-less-welfare/5704009

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

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