Monthly Archives: January 2022

2022-01-31: News Headlines

WSWS (2022-01-31). The Democratic Party spearheads war drive against Russia. wsws.org While public opinion overwhelmingly opposes war with Russia over Ukraine, the Democrats are leading a bipartisan campaign of economic, political and military provocations that threatens to trigger a nuclear war.

Staff (2022-01-31). Headlines for January 31, 2022. democracynow.org U.N. Security Council Meets over Russia-Ukraine Tensions as Ukraine Calls Out Western "Panic", U.N.: 2,000 Children Died Since 2020 After Being Forced into Combat in Yemen, Taliban Killed Dozens of Former Gov't and Allied Forces Workers Since Takeover, Sudanese Security Forces Kill Another Demonstrator as Protests Continue 3 Months After Coup, North Korea Tests Most Powerful Ballistic Missile Since 2017, Pipeline Bursts on Indigenous Land in Ecuadorian Amazon; Thailand Rushes to Contain Coastal Oil Spill, Spotify Adds Advisory to Podcasts About COVID; Joni Mitchell Removes Music from App, Ahmaud Arbery's Family,…

Editor (2022-01-30). Lee Camp and Legendary Journalist John Pilger on Assange, Ukraine, & More. scheerpost.com Lee Camp has a very important guest this week. John Pilger is a brilliant journalist with a long history of award-winning reporting. They discuss the show-trial faced by Julian Assange and the current situation on the border of Russia and Ukraine. Julian Assange recently received some good news after a decade of torturous detainment when a British court decided that he could appeal his extradition into the hands of a government who had tried to assassinate him. They then dive into the current reality of a collapsing U.S. Empire and how it's leading into a dangerous period of nuclear brinkmanship between the…

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2022-01-30: News Headlines

Editor (2022-01-30). Lee Camp and Legendary Journalist John Pilger on Assange, Ukraine, & More. scheerpost.com Lee Camp has a very important guest this week. John Pilger is a brilliant journalist with a long history of award-winning reporting. They discuss the show-trial faced by Julian Assange and the current situation on the border of Russia and Ukraine. Julian Assange recently received some good news after a decade of torturous detainment when a British court decided that he could appeal his extradition into the hands of a government who had tried to assassinate him. They then dive into the current reality of a collapsing U.S. Empire and how it's leading into a dangerous period of nuclear brinkmanship between the…

_____ (2022-01-29). Call To Action: No War With Russia Over Ukraine. popularresistance.org Once again, our world is facing an imminent threat of war between two major nuclear powers. As in the past, the United States is using the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) as the vehicle to wage war in clear violation of international law and the Charter of United Nations. | The Biden administration is currently flying $200 million worth of weapons and other "lethal aid" to Ukraine and has 8,500 US troops on standby to enter that country. 'Nonessential' US diplomatic personnel and their families are being withdrawn from the country. The corporate media is lockstep in its portrayal of Russia as the enemy…

_____ (2022-01-29). Is Washington Under Alien Control? strategic-culture.org Biden and Blinken get everything backwards in terms of US interests | By Philip GIRALDI | The drama currently unfolding in which the Biden Administration is doing everything it can to provoke a war with Russia over Ukraine is possibly the most frightening foreign policy misadventure since the 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis and the 1967 Lyndon Johnson attempt to sink the USS Liberty and blame it on Egypt, either of which could have gone nuclear. I can well recall the Robert Heinlein sci-fi book The Puppet Masters, later made into a movie, which described how alien-slugs, arriving by way of a flying saucer landing in Io…

Rick Rozoff (2022-01-29). Russia calls on U.S. to withdraw nuclear weapons from Europe, cease joint nuclear drills with non-nuclear allies. globalresearch.ca This is a serious issue, perhaps the most serious of issues in Europe, but coming as it does immediately on the heels of Russia's prior list of demands being resolutely rejected by the U.S. and NATO yesterday, the prospects of …

Staff (2022-01-29). Pyongyang test-fires suspected ballistic missile. rt.com North Korea has reportedly conducted its 7th missile launch so far this year | The reported launch took place on Sunday morning local time, the South Korean and the Japanese military reported. The missile was apparently fired from North Korea's Chagang province towards the Sea of Japan, according to Seoul. | The missile allegedly flew some 800 kilometers, before falling into the sea outside Japan's exclusive economic zone, Kyodo reported, citing Japan's Chief Cabinet Secretary Hirokazu Matsuno. Matsuno denounced the launch as a violation of the UN sanctions imposed on North Korea. | Shortly after the launch, S…

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2022-01-29). Iran, S Korea set for working-level talks over frozen assets. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 29 (MNA) — Informed sources say that South Korea and Iran plan to hold working-level consultations next month in Seoul to discuss ways to untangle years-long disputes over Tehran's assets frozen under US sanctions.

sputniknews (2022-01-29). 'He Knows Exactly What He's Doing': Week After BTS Scandal, Kimmel Again Compares Boy Bands to COVID. sputniknews.com Last week, American TV host Jimmy Kimmel found himself in the crosshairs of merciless Twitter critics when he compared iconic Korean boy band BTS to the coronavirus pandemic. To make matters worse, he did it when speaking to Asian actress – and a hardcore BTS fan – Ashley Park. He was accused of being racist, but never apologised.

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2022-01-29). CBI urges S. Korea to return Iran's frozen assets. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 29 (MNA) — Central Bank of Iran (CBI) has submitted a letter of intent (LOI) for Investor-State Dispute Settlement(ISDS), requesting South Korea to return its frozen assets locked in Korean banks.

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