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2021-07-17: News Headlines

_____ (2021-07-16). US Peace Activists In Germany Join Call For Withdrawal Of Nuclear Weapons. popularresistance.org A group of US peace activists has again joined protests at the Bàºchel Air Force Base in Germany, demanding the withdrawal of the remaining US hydrogen-bombs still deployed there. | On July 12 the anti-nuclear and anti-war campaigners, together with colleagues from The Netherlands and Germany, began an "International Week" of protests focused on ousting the last approximately 20 US Air Force nuclear gravity bombs known as B61s kept at the base.* In the depths of the cold war, there were 7,000 US nuclear weapons in Germany, so this remnant seems like hardly more than radioactive waste. | With the German group…

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2021-07-16). Al pueblo de Cuba: øEstá Washington orquestando un "golpe blando"? La cooptación de los intelectuales cubanos. globalresearch.ca Nota del autor | En octubre de 2010, fue invitado a la casa de Fidel Castro en las afueras de La Habana para discutir la política exterior de Estados Unidos, los peligros de la guerra nuclear, la crisis económica global y …

Anonymous007 (2021-07-16). South Korea Investing Heavily In Defense, Including Iron Dome-Style Defense System. southfront.org On June 28th, South Korea announce that it would invest $2.56 billion (2.89 trillion won) in developing an indigenous air defense system to intercept North Korean long-range artillery. | Not that it is under any threat, but it would like to prepare for the possible occasion. | A committee presided over by Defense Minister Suh Wook approved the project, expected to be completed around 2035, the Defence Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) said in a statement."Through this project, it is expected that the abil…

Ajamu Baraka (2021-07-16). Defend the Cuba Revolution and Struggle for More Socialism, Not Less! counterpunch.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

John Laforge (2021-07-16). US Peace Activists in Germany Join Call for Withdrawal of US Nuclear Weapons. counterpunch.org A group of US peace activists has again joined protests at the Bàºchel Air Force Base in Germany, demanding the withdrawal of the remaining US hydrogen-bombs still deployed there. On July 12 the anti-nuclear and anti-war campaigners, together with colleagues from The Netherlands and Germany, began an "International Week" of protests focused on ousting the

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