Daily Archives: July 15, 2021

2021-07-15: News Headlines

Ajamu Baraka (2021-07-15). Defend the Cuba Revolution and Struggle for More Socialism, Not Less! dissidentvoice.org Hundreds of thousands of unnecessary deaths, an economic crisis, broken supply chains, killer cops, mass incarceration, government surveillance, nuclear weapons, irrational anti-social mass shootings, normalized racism, homelessness, crumbling schools, depression, fear, suicides, and obscene disparities in incomes and wealth—all the features of a moribund, brutal, anti-human global colonial-capitalist system in the United States—and we are …

Manlio Dinucci (2021-07-15). The Nuclear Race Accelerates. globalresearch.ca

Rick Rozoff (2021-07-15). NATO's activities near border pose nuclear threat to Russia — official. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com NATO's activities near border pose nuclear threat to Russia — official "All that shows that the West has actually set a course for military, strategic, political and psychological pressure on the Russian Federation, as well as the deliberate escalation of military tensions near the borders with Russia, which does not contribute to strategic stability." The …

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2021-07-14). US waives sanctions on Iran's access to frozen assets. en.mehrnews.com The US State Department announced that it would waive sanctions on Iran's access to frozen assets in South Korea and Japan.

RobertAlvarez (2021-07-14). The Politics of American Protest, With a North Korean Twist. ips-dc.org Gwen Berry recently protested the playing of the U.S. national anthem by turning away from the flag and holding up a shirt that read "activist athlete." The protest took place at the Olympic trials in Oregon where Berry had placed third in the hammer throw competition. Her action immediately drew angry responses from the right-wing side of the political spectrum. | A number of right-wing politicians and commentators called her unpatriotic and demanded that she be kicked off the Olympic team. As Tom Cotton, Republican senator from Arkansas, put it: "If Gwen Berry is so embarrassed by America, then there's no reaso…

Staff (2021-07-14). Rouhani says Iran can enrich uranium to 90%, equivalent to weapons-grade. rt.com Iran's president has said his country has the capacity, if authorities there deem it necessary, to enrich uranium up to 90%, nearly 25 times greater than the level stipulated in the JCPOA 'Iran Nuclear Deal.' | Speaking on Wednesday while addressing a cabinet meeting, President Hassan Rouhani said the authorities were exploring the possibilities of their nuclear technology as they were no longer bound by the constraints of the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) deal, known as the Iran nuclear deal. | "The AEOI (Atomic Energy Organization of Iran) can enrich uranium by 20% and 60% and, if one day o…

Rick Rozoff (2021-07-14). Biden-Putin meeting: no to nuclear war, yes to wars that can lead to nuclear war. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com [But they promised not to attack us! Treaty of Tilsit 1807. Molotov—Ribbentrop Pact 1939.] Moscow wanted to state inadmissibility of any war with US, Russian delegation says The Russian delegation hoped that "the United States does not intend to engage in a conflict with Russia using conventional weapons" Russia intended to declare [the] inadmissibility of …

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