2021-05-28: News Headlines

Medea Benjamin Marcy Winograd (2021-05-28). A small GOP-dominated Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) Coalition is waging a frightening campaign for nuclear rearmament. juancole.com (Responsible Statecraft) — Democrats might control the legislative and executive branches of the U.S. government right now, but a small Republican-dominated Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) Coalition exercises outsized influence in a frightening campaign for nuclear rearmament. The coalition, comprising six senators from states that house, develop, or test underground land-based nuclear weapons, is pushing a …

Julio Yao Villalaz (2021-05-28). Estados Unidos y China: Urbanidad e intervencionismo. globalizacion.ca Podemos entender que el presidente Bolsonaro irrespetara y atacara al presidente de la República de Corea, Moon Jae-in, al confundirlo con el presidente de la RPD de Corea, Kim Jong-un, y que se burlara del primero llamándole una y otra…

Staff (2021-05-27). Headlines for May 27, 2021. democracynow.org Transit Worker Fatally Shoots 9, Then Himself, at San Jose Rail Yard, Senate Republicans Blast Biden's ATF Nominee over His Support for Gun Controls, Texas "Constitutional Carry" Bill to Allow People to Openly Carry Handguns Without Permits, Dutch Court Orders Shell Oil Company to Halve Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 2030, Australia Orders Coronavirus Lockdown for 7 Million; Taiwan Battles Its Worst COVID Outbreak, Biden Orders Probe into COVID-19 Origins; States Offer Prizes to Vaccinated Residents, Iran Nuclear Deal Talks Offer Hope as IAEA Head Expresses Concern over Uranium Enrichment, Another Political Candidat…

Editor2 (2021-05-27). Manufacturing Consent for War: 70 Years of CIA Coups, Assassinations, False Flag Operations and Mass Murder. orinocotribune.com By Jeremy Kuzmarov — May 21, 2021 | A Review of Vijay Prashad's book, Washington Bullets: A History of the CIA, Coups, and Assassinations, with foreword by Evo Morales (New York: Monthly Review Press, 2020). | [Source: During his confirmation hearing in February, the CIA's latest director William J. Burns continued a long Agency tradition of playing up the threat from Russia and China along with North Korea, and said that Iran should not be allowed to get a nuclear weapon. | Vijay Prashad's new book Washington Bullets: A…

Gareth Porter (2021-05-27). Eisenhower rejected military chiefs' demand for nuclear war on China, classified account of '58 Taiwan Strait crisis reveals. thegrayzone.com Fearing a new conflict over Taiwan, Pentagon Papers leaker Daniel Ellsberg has released a shocking account showing how the Joint Chiefs pressed Eisenhower to launch a nuclear war on China A previously censored account of the 1958 Taiwan Strait crisis that was sponsored by the Pentagon has been published in full by the leaker of the Pentagon Papers, Daniel Ellsberg. The report provides a hair-raising portrait of a reckless US military leadership relentlessly pressing President Dwight Eisenhower for the authority to carry …

Marcy Winograd, Medea Benjamin (2021-05-27). Meet the Senate Nuke Caucus, Busting the Budget and Making the World Less Safe. commondreams.org "The coalition, comprising six senators from states that house, develop, or test underground land-based nuclear weapons, is pushing a wasteful and dangerous $1.7 trillion, decades-long plan to produce new nuclear weapons, some with warheads 20 times more powerful than the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima." | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/views-article/thumbs/tester_daines-1.jpg

WSWS (2021-05-27). South Korean president backs US war plans in summit with Biden. wsws.org Biden used the meeting with President Moon to shore up the US-South Korean alliance as Washington continues to threaten China.

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