Daily Archives: January 29, 2020

2020-01-29: News Headlines

RT (2020-01-29). Indian PM Modi says it would take Indian Army 10 days max to 'make Pakistan bite dust'. rt.com Indian PM Narendra Modi says the Indian military could take down neighboring Pakistan within a week — 10 days at most. Both regional rivals are nuclear-armed powers. | Speaking at the National Cadet Corps Rally in Delhi on Tuesday, Modi lamented the "inaction" of his predecessors who were reluctant to use military force against Pakistan. He said that even when India's top brass "asked for action," the political leadership "would not go ahead," but instead conducted what he called "a proxy war" with Pakistan as a law and order issue, rather than one requiring a military solution. The prime minister said h…

WSWS (2020-01-29). In impeachment crisis, Trump continues fascistic appeals, Democrats promote warmonger John Bolton. wsws.org An architect of the 2003 invasion of Iraq, Bolton has advocated wars for regime change in Iran, Syria, Libya, Venezuela, Cuba, Yemen and North Korea.

Ilana Novick (2020-01-28). Noam Chomsky Is the Antidote to Trump's Facism. truthdig.com In addition to the obvious terrors — gutting our social safety net, near-wars with North Korea and Iran, the family separations, and the everyday racism and xenophobia — the Trump era has been threaded with two subtler but no less damaging afflictions: confusion and paranoia. Not knowing on any given day whether President Donald Trump and his sycophants are serious about such critical matters as sending bombs into North Korea or the Middle East, say, or planning to take away our health care is nearly as damaging as the actions themselves. | It wears us down, even weakening our resolve to fight back. A…

Ilana Novick (2020-01-28). Noam Chomsky Is the Antidote to Trump's Fascism. truthdig.com In addition to the obvious terrors — gutting our social safety net, near-wars with North Korea and Iran, the family separations, and the everyday racism and xenophobia — the Trump era has been threaded with two subtler but no less damaging afflictions: confusion and paranoia. Not knowing on any given day whether President Donald Trump and his sycophants are serious about such critical matters as, say, sending bombs into North Korea or the Middle East, or planning to take away our health care is nearly as damaging as the actions themselves. | It wears us down, even weakening our resolve to fight back.

teleSUR (2020-01-28). UK Gives Huawei Green Light to Help Build 5G Network. telesurenglish.net The British House of Commons' Science and Technology Committee Tuesday concluded that there are no technical grounds for excluding Huawei from the U.K's 5G or other telecommunications networks. | RELATED: | Despite this decision, the Chinese company will be prohibited from providing equipment to the "sensitive parts" of the British 5G network. Among them are, for instance, military bases, nuclear plants, and other "critical" national infrastructures. | "This package…

Global Research News (2020-01-28). Selected Articles: How Far Can Imperialism Go? globalresearch.ca 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 …

Manlio Dinucci (2020-01-28). A política '100 segundos para a meia-noite'. globalresearch.ca Enquanto a atenàßà£o político-mediática estava concentrada na campanha eleitoral, em Itália, o ponteiro do "Relógio do Apocalipse" — o relógio simbólico que no Boletim de Cientistas Atómicos dos EUA indica a quantos minutos estamos da meia-noite da guerra nuclear — …

Alan Macleod (2020-01-27). North Korea: Kim Jong-un's Aunt Appears Alive After Six Years of Media Saying He Killed Her. mintpressnews.com There was, as there usually is when it comes to coverage of North Korea, little self-reflection as to how and why the media had reported fake news for six years.

Staff (2020-01-23). "The New Colossus": In New Play, Tim Robbins Tackles Immigration & Xenophobia. democracynow.org President Trump said Wednesday that he would expand his highly controversial travel ban, which already bars citizens from seven countries, most of which have Muslim-majority populations — Libya, Iran, Somalia, Syria, Yemen, North Korea and Venezuela — from entering the United States. Politico reports that the expanded ban could implement immigration restrictions on seven more countries: Belarus, Burma, Eritrea, Kyrgyzstan, Nigeria, Sudan and Tanzania, according to two sources. We speak with acclaimed actor, director and activist Tim Robbins, whose recent work has focused on immigration to the United S…

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

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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In impeachment crisis, Trump continues fascistic appeals, Democrats promote warmonger John Bolton
wsws.org | 2020-01-29
An architect of the 2003 invasion of Iraq, Bolton has advocated wars for regime change in Iran, Syria, Libya, Venezuela, Cuba, Yemen and North Korea.
www.wsws.org/en/articles/2020/01/29/impe-j29.html

Indian PM Modi says it would take Indian Army 10 days max to 'make Pakistan bite dust'
rt.com | 2020-01-29
Indian PM Narendra Modi says the Indian military could take down neighboring Pakistan within a week

Noam Chomsky Is the Antidote to Trump's Fascism
Ilana Novick | truthdig.com | 2020-01-28
In addition to the obvious terrors

Noam Chomsky Is the Antidote to Trump's Facism
Ilana Novick | truthdig.com | 2020-01-28
In addition to the obvious terrors

UK Gives Huawei Green Light to Help Build 5G Network
telesurenglish.net | 2020-01-28
The British House of Commons' Science and Technology Committee Tuesday concluded that there are no technical grounds for excluding Huawei from the U.K's 5G or other telecommunications networks. | RELATED: | Huawei To Help Bring 5G To Bolivia | Despite this decision, the Chinese company will be prohibited from providing equipment to the "sensitive parts" of the British 5G network. Among them are, for instance, military bases, nuclear plants, and other "critical" national infrastructures. | "This package…
telesurenglish.net/news/UK-Gives-Huawei-Green-Light-to-Help-Build-5G-Network-20200128-0009.html

The U.S. Is Recycling Its Big Lie About Iraq To Target Iran
Nicolas J. S. Davies | dissidentvoice.org | 2020-01-28
Sixteen years after the U.S. invasion of Iraq, most Americans understand that it was an illegal war based on lies about non-existent "weapons of mass destruction." But our government is now threatening to drag us into a war on Iran with a nearly identical "big lie" about a non-existent nuclear weapons program, based on politicized intelligence from the same CIA teams that wove a web of lies to justify the U.S. …
dissidentvoice.org/2020/01/the-u-s-is-recycling-its-big-lie-about-iraq-to-target-iran/

Selected Articles: How Far Can Imperialism Go?
Global Research News | globalresearch.ca | 2020-01-28
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-how-far-can-an-imperialist-go/5702109

A política '100 segundos para a meia-noite'
Manlio Dinucci | globalresearch.ca | 2020-01-28
Enquanto a atenàßà£o político-mediática estava concentrada na campanha eleitoral, em Itália, o ponteiro do "Relógio do Apocalipse"

North Korea: Kim Jong-un's Aunt Appears Alive After Six Years of Media Saying He Killed Her
Alan Macleod | mintpressnews.com | 2020-01-27
There was, as there usually is when it comes to coverage of North Korea, little self-reflection as to how and why the media had reported fake news for six years.
mintpressnews.com/north-korea-kim-kyong-hui-appears-alive-after-six-years-media-coverage/264364/

North Korea: Kim Jong-un's Aunt Appears Alive After Six Years of Media Saying He Killed Her
Alan Macleod | mintpressnews.com | 2020-01-27
There was, as there usually is when it comes to coverage of North Korea, little self-reflection as to how and why the media had reported fake news for six years.
mintpressnews.com/north-korea-kim-kyong-hui-appears-alive-after-six-years-media-coverage/264364/

"The New Colossus": In New Play, Tim Robbins Tackles Immigration & Xenophobia
Staff | democracynow.org | 2020-01-23
President Trump said Wednesday that he would expand his highly controversial travel ban, which already bars citizens from seven countries, most of which have Muslim-majority populations