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2020 Oct 14 - 7:36am
Workers are pictured next to a Boeing 737 MAX 9 airplane on the tarmac at the Boeing Renton Factory in Renton, Washington, the US, on March 12, 2019. (Photo by AFP) The European Union on Tuesday won the right to impose tariffs on $4 billion of US goods in retaliation against subsidies for planemaker Boeing (BA.N), deepening a record trade spat that has already prompted Washington to slap duties on EU imports. The World Trade...
Tags: Uncategorized, Europe, USA
2020 Oct 14 - 7:27am
Tomas Castanheira Next Sunday, the first general elections will be held in Bolivia since elected president Evo Morales was overthrown in a US-backed military coup, placing in power Jeanine Áñez’s self-proclaimed government. The coup regime, which took power promising to call new elections within 90 days, has postponed the date of the vote three times. Today, less than half of Bolivians, just 43 percent, believe that their vote on Sunday...
Tags: Uncategorized, bolivia
2020 Oct 14 - 7:22am
Anyone challenging the moral and intellectual bad faith of entrenched corporate elite interests gets attacked or ignored. By Stephen Sefton Global Research, October 13, 2020 Over thirty years ago, the moral philosopher Alasdair MacIntyre[1] noted that an inability to engage competing rationalities critically disables the proponents of the moral and intellectual tradition failing to do so. That kind of fundamental, banal...
Tags: Uncategorized, media disinformation, Police State & Civil Rights
2020 Oct 14 - 7:19am
By Herman Rosenfeld Global Research, October 13, 2020 The Bullet Peter Findlay’s documentary film Company Town provides a welcome opening to initiate discussion and debate about the closure of General Motor’s once massive (it had 23,000 workers at one time) and historically central auto and truck complex and supplier plants. Behind the film’s basic narrative is a countdown from the period between the announcement (...
Tags: Uncategorized, Canada, Law and Justice, Poverty & Social Inequality
2020 Oct 14 - 7:17am
By Edward Curtin Global Research, October 13, 2020 “Compassion has no place in the natural order of the world, which operates on the basis of necessity.  The laws of necessity are as unexceptional as the laws of gravitation.  The human faculty of compassion opposes this order and is therefore best thought of as being in some way supernatural.  To forget oneself, however briefly, to identify with a stranger to the point...
Tags: Uncategorized, History, Intelligence, Latin America & Caribbean
2020 Oct 14 - 7:12am
By Ethan HuffGlobal Research, October 13, 2020Pharmaceutical Fraud 29 September 2020 A coalition of doctors and other health professionals in Belgium has issued an open letter calling for an immediate end to every “emergency” policy established in response to the novel coronavirus (covid-19), as well as a full-scale investigation into the World Health Organization (WHO) for allegedly faking a pandemic. Citing...
Tags: Uncategorized, Europe, Intelligence, Law and Justice, media disinformation, Science and Medicine
2020 Oct 14 - 7:05am
While these flawed official statistics used to “measure” the spread of the virus are meaningless, they have nonetheless been used to support the ongoing fear and disinformation campaign. By Prof Michel Chossudovsky Global Research, October 13, 2020 Minor Edits on October 13, 2020 It is now confirmed beyond doubt that the Reverse Transcription-Polymerase Chain Reaction Test (RT-PCR) used to estimate COVID-19...
Tags: Uncategorized, Global Economy, media disinformation, Police State & Civil Rights, Poverty & Social Inequality, Science and Medicine
2020 Oct 14 - 6:56am
By Dr. Binoy Kampmark Global Research, October 13, 2020 The tide has been turning against UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson.  Oafishly, he has managed to convert that tide into a deluge of dissatisfaction assisted by the gravitational pull of singular incompetence.  Much of this is due to such errors of communication as committed last month, when he got into a tangle over new coronavirus restrictions in England’s...
Tags: Uncategorized, Europe, Police State & Civil Rights, Science and Medicine
2020 Oct 14 - 6:53am
As the U.S. sends nuclear-capable bombers on increasingly provocative flights ever closer to Russian and Chinese territory, the danger of an accident or mishap is bound to grow. By Michael T. Klare Global Research, October 13, 2020TomDispatch 11 October 2020 On August 21st, six nuclear-capable B-52H Stratofortress bombers, representing approximately one-seventh of the war-ready U.S. B-52H bomber fleet, flew from...
Tags: Uncategorized, Intelligence, Militarization and WMD, NATO, nuclear war, Russia
2020 Oct 14 - 6:49am
By Stephen Lendman Global Research, October 13, 2020 Since taking office in January 2017, Trump has been a deal-breaker, not maker. Hardliners surrounding him obstructed efforts to extend New START. The last remaining Russia/US arms control agreement expires on February 5, 2021. Unacceptable US demands on extending New START were made to be rejected, not accepted. That’s where things now stand. On Sunday, The Hill...
Tags: Uncategorized, Intelligence, Law and Justice, Russia, USA
2020 Oct 1 - 7:35am
By Johanna Ross Global Research, September 30, 2020 We remember with horror the stories of Nazis burning books in the 1930s – it’s one of the first signals that you’re living in a totalitarian regime, when education is targeted. Yet it was reported that last week, that Department of Education guidance for schools in England specifically defined anti-capitalism as an ‘extreme political stance’, equating it with anti-semitism, opposition to...
Tags: Uncategorized, Fascism, U.K.
2020 Oct 1 - 7:31am
By Paul Antonopoulos Global Research, September 30, 2020 The tensions between Greece and Turkey that became a geopolitical crisis in the East Mediterranean appears to be finally subsiding after Ankara withdrew from Greece’s maritime space the Oruç Reis Turkish research vessel and the warships escorting it. Since Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan initiated the crisis at the beginning of August in search of oil and gas deposits in Greece’s...
Tags: Uncategorized, Europe, History

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