Daily Archives: January 1, 2020

2020-01-01: News Headlines

RT (2020-01-01). From dream to reality: Russia's 'Silicon Valley' to mark 10-year anniversary with new projects. rt.com Russia's Skolkovo innovation center, which is marking 10 years since its founding, has ambitious plans for 2020 and beyond to continue promoting technology and helping small innovative startups grow into profitable companies. | Skolkovo Technopark was built from scratch almost a decade ago to create a platform for research and innovation in key spheres such as energy, IT, space, biomedicine, and nuclear technology. Now the complex has facilities spread around 800,000 square meters and hosts around 500 startups, while there are an additional 1,500 enterprises beyond its campus. Skolkovo hosts around 50 research…

teleSUR, JGN (2020-01-01). Corea del norte reanudará sus pruebas nucleares. wp.telesurtv.net El líder de Corea del Norte, Kim Jong-un, informó este miércoles el fin de la moratoria en sus pruebas nucleares y anunció que en fecha próxima presentará una "nueva arma estratégica". | LEA TAMBIÉN: | Se reúne Comité Central de Trabajadores de Corea del Norte | Kim explicó que esta decisión es en respuesta a lo que llamó "estancamiento" de las negociaciones con Estados Unidos (EE.UU.) sobre la desnuclearización de la península coreana. | El dirigente del país asiático adelantó que en…

No Nukes Action (2020-01-01). Stop The 2020 Olympics In Japan, End Nuclear Power & Nuclear Weapons. indybay.org San Francisco Japanese Consulate | 275 Battery St/near California | San Francisco…

RT (2019-12-31). North Korea won't stop nuclear expansion in face of US threat — but American attitude adjustment can work wonders, Kim says. rt.com North Korea will continue building up its nuclear deterrent to counter US aggression, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has said — but the degree to which it expands its weapons program will depend on the US' attitude. | Accusing Washington of insincerity regarding discussions about the partial lifting of sanctions, Kim held up America's "gangster-like demands" as the reason no agreement had yet been reached between the two countries. | The more the US stalls for time, Kim said, the more it will find itself "helpless in the face of North Korean power." Pyongyang has a "new strategic weapon" up its sleeve,…

teleSUR (2019-12-31). Russia: Iran Deal on Brink of Collapse Because of Washington. telesurenglish.net The international nuclear deal signed with Iran in 2015 is on the brink of collapse because of Washington's decision to withdraw, Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Monday following a meeting with his Iranian counterpart, Mohammad Javad Zarif. | RELATED: | Trump Warns Syria, Russia, Iran Over Idlib Campaign | "This extremely important international diplomatic achievement, the Joint Plan of Action (JCPOA) for the Iranian nuclear program, is about to collapse," Lavrov told the pr…

Joseph Essertier (2019-12-31). To Distinguish Fact From Fiction in Korea, First Follow the Money. counterpunch.org The "masters" of the Empire of Japan, who invaded and dominated Korea for half a century, followed the "vile maxim" that is typical of the "masters of mankind," i.e., "all for ourselves, and nothing for other people" (Adam Smith). And while a "budding elite" of talented Koreans in fields such as "commerce, industry, publishing, academia, More

Manlio Dinucci (2019-12-31). 50 bombe nucleari Usa dalla Turchia ad Aviano. globalresearch.ca ´Cinquanta testate nucleari sarebbero pronte a traslocare dalla base turca di Incirlik, in Anatolia, alla base Usaf di Aviano, in Friuli Venezia Giulia, in quanto gli Usa diffiderebbero sempre più della fedeltà alla Nato del presidente turco Erdogan ª: lo riporta …

RT (2019-12-30). Kim Jong-unbelievable: Trump's national security adviser forgets how to say North Korean leader's name. rt.com President Trump's national security adviser is a trusted source of counsel when dealing with adversaries like North Korea. Surprisingly, knowing the name of the North Korean leader doesn't seem to be a job requirement. | Despite a series of high-profile meetings between President Donald Trump and chairman Kim Jong-un, tensions between the US and North Korea are returning to old highs. Pyongyang wants Washington to drop its calls for denuclearization, and Kim has given the US a year-end deadline to meet this request, while issuing cryptic threats of a "christmas gift" for America. | Against this background, Nat…

WSWS (2019-12-30). Iran, Russia and China hold joint naval drills in Indian Ocean amid US war threats. wsws.org The exercises are a signal that a US-led war targeting Iran could rapidly escalate into a global conflict involving the major nuclear powers.

Julia Conley, staff writer (2019-12-30). Fukushima Reactor Cleanup Delayed by Five Years as Japanese Public Demands End to Nuclear Energy. commondreams.org The Japanese government said Friday it would delay for a fourth time the removal of spent fuel from two of the reactors at the Fukushima Daichii nuclear power plant, causing concern that the cleanup of one of the worst nuclear disasters in history is happening at a dangerously slow pace. | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/headline/thumbs/16329375678_a63c9b9c19_o1.jpg

Staff (2019-12-26). Headlines for December 26, 2019. democracynow.org Murkowski "Disturbed" by McConnell's "Coordination" with White House for Impeachment Trial, Trump Attacks Windmills with a Series of False Claims, The Intercept: Bloomberg Used Prison Labor to Make 2020 Campaign Calls, Thousands of Syrian Civilians Flee Government Offensive in Idlib, 35 Civilians Killed in Attack in Burkina Faso, China Calls on U.S. to Take "Concrete Steps" Toward Peace with North Korea, At Least 21 Killed as Typhoon Phanfone Slams into the Philippines, U.S. Ambassador to Zambia Recalled After Criticizing Criminalization of Homosexuality, Evo Morales Vows to Return to Bolivia by Next Christmas, H…

Staff (2019-12-24). Headlines for December 24, 2019. democracynow.org House Could Bring Additional Articles of Impeachment Against Trump, Boeing Fires CEO Dennis Muilenburg over 737 MAX Jet Controversy, NYT: Pentagon May Withdraw U.S. Troops from West Africa, Syria: Up to 100,000 Civilians Forced to Flee Intensification of Fighting in Idlib, Asian Leaders Urge U.S. & North Korea to Move Toward Peace, Report: Canadian Police Were Prepared to Use Lethal Force Against Indigenous Land Defenders, Trump Met with Accused War Criminal Eddie Gallagher, Nigerian Man Dies in ICE Custody in Maryland, Colorado Governor Pardons Woman Who Took Sanctuary to Fight Her Deportation, Former Black Pant…

Ryan Cristián (2019-12-24). Israel AGAIN Attacks Syria Over Christmas, Khashoggi Trial Theater & MSM N Korea Xmas Fear-Mongering. thelastamericanvagabond.com Welcome to The Daily Wrap Up, a concise show dedicated to bringing you the most relevant independent news, as we see it, from the last 24 hours (12/24/19). As always, take the information discussed in the video below and research it for yourself, and come to your own conclusions. Anyone telling you what the truth …

Dennis Broe (2019-12-23). Decade of Asian cinema crowns 2019's Top Ten Films. peoplesworld.org This is the end of the decade, and it is worth noting that the two most consistently outstanding directors of the last 10 years are both Asian; China's Jia Zhangke and South Korea's Bong Joon-ho, whose film Parasite is the movie that best describes class struggle in this year of global street challenges to the …

Lawrence Wittner (2019-12-22). Americans Are Ready for a Different Approach to Nuclear Weapons. zcomm.org Although today's public protests against nuclear weapons can't compare to the major antinuclear upheavals of past decades, there are clear indications that most Americans reject the Trump administration's nuclear weapons policies. Since entering office in 2017, the Trump administration has withdrawn the United States from the nuclear agreement with Iran, scrapped the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Read more…

Jon Rainwater (2019-11-07). Take Action — Some actual, SANE legislation. peaceaction.org Trump has plans to spend nearly $2 TRILLION over the next 30 years on unneeded and unnecessary nuclear weapons and delivery systems. This makes no sense. This is insane. That's nearly $100 million wasted every day for thirty years on weapons we are supposed to be getting rid of. To put that amount in perspective, …

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 …

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Corea del norte reanudará sus pruebas nucleares
teleSUR, JGN | wp.telesurtv.net | 2020-01-01
El líder de Corea del Norte, Kim Jong-un, informó este miércoles el fin de la moratoria en sus pruebas nucleares y anunció que en fecha próxima presentará una "nueva arma estratégica". | LEA TAMBIÉN: | Se reúne Comité Central de Trabajadores de Corea del Norte | Kim explicó que esta decisión es en respuesta a lo que llamó "estancamiento" de las negociaciones con Estados Unidos (EE.UU.) sobre la desnuclearización de la península coreana. | El dirigente del país asiático adelantó que en…
wp.telesurtv.net/news/corea-del-norte-kim-jong-un-fin-moratoria-pruebas-nucleares-20200101-0003.html

From dream to reality: Russia's 'Silicon Valley' to mark 10-year anniversary with new projects
rt.com | 2020-01-01
Russia's Skolkovo innovation center, which is marking 10 years since its founding, has ambitious plans for 2020 and beyond to continue promoting technology and helping small innovative startups grow into profitable companies. | Skolkovo Technopark was built from scratch almost a decade ago to create a platform for research and innovation in key spheres such as energy, IT, space, biomedicine, and nuclear technology. Now the complex has facilities spread around 800,000 square meters and hosts around 500 startups, while there are an additional 1,500 enterprises beyond its campus. Skolkovo hosts around 50 research…
rt.com/business/477013-russia-skolkovo-2020-anniversary/

Stop The 2020 Olympics In Japan, End Nuclear Power & Nuclear Weapons
No Nukes Action | indybay.org | 2020-01-01
San Francisco Japanese Consulate | 275 Battery St/near California | San Francisco…
indybay.org/newsitems/2019/12/31/18829368.php

From dream to reality: Russia's 'Silicon Valley' to mark 10-year anniversary with new projects
rt.com | 2020-01-01
Russia's Skolkovo innovation center, which is marking 10 years since its founding, has ambitious plans for 2020 and beyond to continue promoting technology and helping small innovative startups grow into profitable companies. | Skolkovo Technopark was built from scratch almost a decade ago to create a platform for research and innovation in key spheres such as energy, IT, space, biomedicine, and nuclear technology. Now the complex has facilities spread around 800,000 square meters and hosts around 500 startups, while there are an additional 1,500 enterprises beyond its campus. Skolkovo hosts around 50 research…
rt.com/business/477013-russia-skolkovo-2020-anniversary/

North Korea won't stop nuclear expansion in face of US threat — but American attitude adjustment can work wonders, Kim says
rt.com | 2019-12-31
North Korea will continue building up its nuclear deterrent to counter US aggression, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has said — but the degree to which it expands its weapons program will depend on the US' attitude. | Accusing Washington of insincerity regarding discussions about the partial lifting of sanctions, Kim held up America's "gangster-like demands" as the reason no agreement had yet been reached between the two countries. | The more the US stalls for time, Kim said, the more it will find itself "helpless in the face of North Korean power." Pyongyang has a "new strategic weapon" up its sleeve,…
rt.com/news/477238-nuclear-deterrent-north-korea/

Russia: Iran Deal on Brink of Collapse Because of Washington
telesurenglish.net | 2019-12-31
The international nuclear deal signed with Iran in 2015 is on the brink of collapse because of Washington's decision to withdraw, Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Monday following a meeting with his Iranian counterpart, Mohammad Javad Zarif. | RELATED: | Trump Warns Syria, Russia, Iran Over Idlib Campaign | "This extremely important international diplomatic achievement, the Joint Plan of Action (JCPOA) for the Iranian nuclear program, is about to collapse," Lavrov told the pr…
telesurenglish.net/news/Russia-Iran-Deal-on-Brink-of-Collapse-Because-of-Washington-20191231-0012.html

To Distinguish Fact From Fiction in Korea, First Follow the Money
Joseph Essertier | counterpunch.org | 2019-12-31
The "masters" of the Empire of Japan, who invaded and dominated Korea for half a century, followed the "vile maxim" that is typical of the "masters of mankind," i.e., "all for ourselves, and nothing for other people" (Adam Smith). And while a "budding elite" of talented Koreans in fields such as…
counterpunch.org/2019/12/31/to-distinguish-fact-from-fiction-in-korea-first-follow-the-money/

50 bombe nucleari Usa dalla Turchia ad Aviano
Manlio Dinucci | globalresearch.ca | 2019-12-31
´Cinquanta testate nucleari sarebbero pronte a traslocare dalla base turca di Incirlik, in Anatolia, alla base Usaf di Aviano, in Friuli Venezia Giulia, in quanto gli Usa diffiderebbero sempre più della fedeltà alla Nato del presidente turco Erdogan ª: lo riporta …
globalresearch.ca/50-bombe-nucleari-usa-dalla-turchia-ad-aviano/5699169

Kim Jong-unbelievable: Trump's national security adviser forgets how to say North Korean leader's name
rt.com | 2019-12-30
President Trump's national security adviser is a trusted source of counsel when dealing with adversaries like North Korea. Surprisingly, knowing the name of the North Korean leader doesn't seem to be a job requirement. | Despite a series of high-profile meetings between President Donald Trump and chairman Kim Jong-un, tensions between the US and North Korea are returning to old highs. Pyongyang wants Washington to drop its calls for denuclearization, and Kim has given the US a year-end deadline to meet this request, while issuing cryptic threats of a "christmas gift" for America. | Against this background, Nat…
rt.com/usa/477129-trump-adviser-forgets-kim-name/

Iran, Russia and China hold joint naval drills in Indian Ocean amid US war threats
wsws.org | 2019-12-30
The exercises are a signal that a US-led war targeting Iran could rapidly escalate into a global conflict involving the major nuclear powers.
www.wsws.org/en/articles/2019/12/30/iran-d30.html

Fukushima Reactor Cleanup Delayed by Five Years as Japanese Public Demands End to Nuclear Energy
Julia Conley, staff writer | commondreams.org | 2019-12-30
The Japanese government said Friday it would delay for a fourth time the removal of spent fuel from two of the reactors at the Fukushima Daichii nuclear power plant, causing concern that the cleanup of one of the worst nuclear disasters in history is happening at a dangerously slow pace. | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/headline/thumbs/16329375678_a63c9b9c19_o1.jpg
commondreams.org/news/2019/12/30/fukushima-reactor-cleanup-delayed-five-years-japanese-public-demands-end-nuclear?cd-origin=rss

Headlines for December 26, 2019
Staff | democracynow.org | 2019-12-26
Murkowski "Disturbed" by McConnell's "Coordination" with White House for Impeachment Trial, Trump Attacks Windmills with a Series of False Claims, The Intercept: Bloomberg Used Prison Labor to Make 2020 Campaign Calls, Thousands of Syrian Civilians Flee Government Offensive in Idlib, 35 Civilians Killed in Attack in Burkina Faso, China Calls on U.S. to Take "Concrete Steps" Toward Peace with North Korea, At Least 21 Killed as Typhoon Phanfone Slams into the Philippines, U.S. Ambassador to Zambia Recalled After Criticizing Criminalization of Homosexuality, Evo Morales Vows to Return to Bolivia by Next Christmas, H…
www.democracynow.org/2019/12/26/headlines

Headlines for December 26, 2019
Staff | democracynow.org | 2019-12-26
Murkowski "Disturbed" by McConnell's "Coordination" with White House for Impeachment Trial, Trump Attacks Windmills with a Series of False Claims, The Intercept: Bloomberg Used Prison Labor to Make 2020 Campaign Calls, Thousands of Syrian Civilians Flee Government Offensive in Idlib, 35 Civilians Killed in Attack in Burkina Faso, China Calls on U.S. to Take "Concrete Steps" Toward Peace with North Korea, At Least 21 Killed as Typhoon Phanfone Slams into the Philippines, U.S. Ambassador to Zambia Recalled After Criticizing Criminalization of Homosexuality, Evo Morales Vows to Return to Bolivia by Next Christmas, H…
www.democracynow.org/2019/12/26/headlines

Headlines for December 24, 2019
Staff | democracynow.org | 2019-12-24
House Could Bring Additional Articles of Impeachment Against Trump, Boeing Fires CEO Dennis Muilenburg over 737 MAX Jet Controversy, NYT: Pentagon May Withdraw U.S. Troops from West Africa, Syria: Up to 100,000 Civilians Forced to Flee Intensification of Fighting in Idlib, Asian Leaders Urge U.S. & North Korea to Move Toward Peace, Report: Canadian Police Were Prepared to Use Lethal Force Against Indigenous Land Defenders, Trump Met with Accused War Criminal Eddie Gallagher, Nigerian Man Dies in ICE Custody in Maryland, Colorado Governor Pardons Woman Who Took Sanctuary to Fight Her Deportation, Former Black Pant…
www.democracynow.org/2019/12/24/headlines

Israel AGAIN Attacks Syria Over Christmas, Khashoggi Trial Theater & MSM N Korea Xmas Fear-Mongering
Ryan Cristián | thelastamericanvagabond.com | 2019-12-24
Welcome to The Daily Wrap Up, a concise show dedicated to bringing you the most relevant independent news, as we see it, from the last 24 hours (12/24/19). As always, take the information discussed in the video below and research it for yourself, and come to your own conclusions. Anyone telling you what the truth …
thelastamericanvagabond.com/daily-wrap-up/israel-again-attacks-syria-over-christmas-khashoggi-trial-theater-msm-n-korea-xmas-fear-mongering/

Decade of Asian cinema crowns 2019's Top Ten Films
Dennis Broe | peoplesworld.org | 2019-12-23
This is the end of the decade, and it is worth noting that the two most consistently outstanding directors of the last 10 years are both Asian; China's Jia Zhangke and South Korea's Bong Joon-ho, whose film Parasite is the movie that best describes class struggle in this year of global street challenges to the …
peoplesworld.org/article/decade-of-asian-cinema-crowns-2019s-top-ten-films/

Americans Are Ready for a Different Approach to Nuclear Weapons
Lawrence Wittner | zcomm.org | 2019-12-22
Although today's public protests against nuclear weapons can't compare to the major antinuclear upheavals of past decades, there are clear indications that most Americans reject the Trump administration's nuclear weapons policies. Since entering office in 2017, the Trump administration has withdrawn the United States from the nuclear agreement with Iran, scrapped the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Read…
zcomm.org/zblogs/americans-are-ready-for-a-different-approach-to-nuclear-weapons/

Trident is the Crime
Kathy Kelly | zcomm.org | 2019-12-02
The U.S. nuclear weapon arsenal creates anguish, fear and futility worldwide. Yet "holy ground" exists as activists work toward abolition of nuclear weapons…
zcomm.org/zmagazine/trident-is-the-crime/