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Budget Cockups in the Time of Coronavirus: Reporting Errors and Australia’s JobKeeper Scheme By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, May 25 2020
Will the Political Class be Held Liable for What They’ve Done? By James Bovard, May 25 2020

Politically-dictated lockdowns and prohibitions have recently destroyed tens of millions of American jobs. Politicians have effectively claimed a right to inflict unlimited economic damage in pursuit of zero COVID-19 contagion. The perverse incentives driving the policy have multiplied the harm

Video: German Medical Doctor Katrin Korb’s Analysis of Big Pharma’s “Dubious Vaccine” By Dr. Katrin Korb, May 24 2020

German Medical Doctor Katrin Korb discusses COVID-19, the lockdown and the vaccine during a protest held in Oldeburg.

Below is the transcript of her speech.

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Dear fellow citizens,

I’m thankful for being able to stand here today. My name …

Ants at a Pandemic Picnic By Philip A Farruggio, May 24 2020

Remember when you were a kid, locked within that monster called a grade school, at dismissal time? You must recall how the seas just opened and the throng descended on the schoolyard… like , well… ants at a picnic. Thus,

Israel’s Intent to Annex Part of West Bank May Spark New Wide-scale Middle East Crisis Amidst Global Pandemic By Paul Antonopoulos, May 24 2020

Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas announced that the Palestinian state and the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) will no longer adhere to the agreements they signed with Israel and the United States. It is a reaction to Israel’s intentions to annex Jewish

First of 5 Iranian Tankers Enters Venezuelan Waters By Stephen Lendman, May 24 2020

First some facts establishment media suppress.

International trade is the sovereign right of all nations — free from restraints imposed by one state against another.

Sanctions on nations is the exclusive prerogative of Security Council members. 

No country may legally …

China’s New National Security Law By Stephen Lendman, May 24 2020

Details of the new law are coming in the weeks ahead, likely in June.

The measure aims to counter months of US orchestrated nonviolent and violent protests that rocked Hong Kong last year — led by 5th column elements.

Orchestrated …

Changing Depictions of America in Cinema: Signs of ‘Self-Awareness’, ‘Resistance’ or a ‘Multipolar World’? By Caoimhghin Ó Croidheáin, May 24 2020

“How can I confound myself with those who today already find a hearing? — Only the day after tomorrow belongs to me. Some are born posthumously.” Friedrich Nietzsche – The Antichrist

Introduction

2019 was a very interesting year in cinema, …

US War on Humanity Rages While Honoring Its Fallen Military Service Members By Stephen Lendman, May 24 2020

Memorial Day weekend should be a time to reflect on why a day was established to commemorate lost lives of US military men and women who were sent to wage preemptive wars against other nations threatening no one.

From before …

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Whoever Is Elected War Is the Policy By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts, May 24 2020

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo tells us that despite the record of destroying in whole or part eight countries in recent years, the US is a “force for good.”  This is the Trump regime’s version of the neoconservative doctrine espoused

Video: Syrian Army Hunts Down ISIS Terrorists in Desert By South Front, May 24 2020

This week, the Syrian Army, Liwa al-Quds and the National Defense Forces have conducted a series of anti-ISIS raids in the Homs-Deir Ezzor desert.

The intensification of the anti-ISIS efforts followed an ISIS attack near Ghabagheb, on the Damascus-Deir Ezzor …

Airlines at a Time of Crisis: Patterns of Compromise: The EasyJet Data Breach By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, May 24 2020

It has been a withering time for the airlines, whose unused planes moulder in a gruelling waiting game of survival.  The receivers are smacking their lips; administration has become a reality for many.  Governments across the globe dispute what measures

Passing Behind Our Backs.”Everyone’s Life has a Shape, as if it Were a Drawing or Story or Song” By Edward Curtin, May 24 2020

I never met the great basketball player, Bob Cousy, the man known as “the Houdini of the Hardwood,” yet he somehow influenced my life in ways I never knew, or to be more accurate, in ways I didn’t reflect upon

Reaction and Revolution in Latin America: The Venezuelan Civilian-Military Union By Arnold August, May 24 2020

The consolidation of the Venezuelan civilian-military union has been key to defeating U.S. led coup attempts. The revolution is holding its ground, not only in Venezuela but throughout the region.

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In October 2019, when a wave of protest swept …

USA Plan: Militarized Control of Population. The “National Covid-19 Testing Action Plan” By Manlio Dinucci, May 24 2020
The Rockefeller Foundation has presented the “National Covid-19 Testing Action Plan”, indicating the “pragmatic steps to reopen our workplaces and our communities”. However, it is not simply a matter of health measures. The Plan prefigures a real hierarchical and militarized social model.
The Modern-Day Cult of Corona: The Imposition of a “Multilayer Control Grid”. The “Lock Step” Future of Humanity? By Helen Buyniski, May 23 2020

Read Part I here.

Omnipotence and Omniscience in the 21st century

The contact-tracing platforms – both digital and human-based – being rolled out around the world have their philosophical roots in religious rites of confession, cross-bred with the police-state logic

According to Dr. Anthony Fauci the Reopening of the US Economy Would Endanger People’s Heath By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, May 23 2020

Anthony Fauci, director of the IHSS  is playing a “blame game”

He wants the lockdown to continue, no reopening of the US economy because that would endanger people’s health.

Dr. Fauci intimates that hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine are dangerous. The

As Moderna’s COVID-19 Vaccine Takes the Lead, The Issue of “Gene-editing Vaccines” By Whitney Webb, May 22 2020

More and more frequently, government officials, political pundits and self-appointed “global health experts” like billionaire Bill Gates have been instructing the public that mass gatherings and any semblance of “normalcy” will not return until a vaccine for the novel coronavirus

America is Drowning in Problems: Washington is Picking Another Fight With China By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts, May 22 2020

Washington is picking yet another fight with China. On top of the trade war we now have the coronavirus war.  China is accused of being responsible for the virus by withholding information about it.  Some in Washington want to make

COVID-19 Coronavirus: Scripted by the CDC in 2003? Dead Zone Plague By Bill Sardi, May 22 2020

Deadzone (2003, Screenplay Stephen King, Jeffrey Boam): When Johnny Smith (Christopher Walken) awakens from a coma caused by a car accident, he finds that years have passed, and he now has psychic abilities. Heartbroken that his girlfriend (Brooke Adams) has

Trump Claims to Have Venezuela ‘Surrounded’ as Iranian Tankers Approach By Lucas Koerner, May 22 2020

US President Donald Trump issued new threats against Venezuela on Wednesday.

“We’ve got it [Venezuela] surrounded, it’s surrounded at a level that nobody even knows but they know. We are watching to see what happens,” he warned during a conference

Poland is America’s Main Partner in Europe: The Talk About US Nukes in Poland Proves that Warsaw Trumps Berlin for Washington By Andrew Korybko, May 22 2020

It’s unimportant whether US nukes will eventually be deployed to Poland or not since the very fact that this scenario is seriously being discussed by both American and Russian diplomats proves that Warsaw trumps Berlin for Washington and that Poland

How the British Empire Created and Killed George Orwell By Martin Sieff, May 22 2020

The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), happily amplified by the Public Broadcasting System (PBS) in the United States which carries its World News, continues to pump out its regular dreck about the alleged economic chaos in Russia and the imagined miserable

US Unemployment Insurance Claims Approaches 40 Million… By Niles Niemuth, May 22 2020

The United States Department of Labor reported on Thursday that more than 2.4 million Americans applied for unemployment insurance last week, bringing the total number of new claims to 38.6 million since mid-March, when social distancing measures and statewide stay-at-home

Measuring “Social Distancing”. Do I Know Enough to Get a Job as a Coronavirus “Contact Tracer”? By Caroline Chen, May 22 2020

Though requirements vary from state to state, many of them are hiring thousands of contact tracers in an effort to curb coronavirus spread. Here’s a brief quiz to check your knowledge.

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States across the country are scrambling to hire …

Deal Breaking Trump Regime Abandons Open Skies Treaty (OST) By Stephen Lendman, May 22 2020

Throughout his time in office, Trump proved he’s more a deal breaker than observer of international law, treaties and agreements.

He abandoned the landmark 1987 INF Treaty with Russia, the 2016 Security Council adopted JCPOA, the 2015 Paris Climate Agreement, …

Fast-Tracking a COVID-19 Vaccine: Why Should We Worry? By Richard Gale and Dr. Gary Null, May 22 2020

The CoV-19 pandemic is now exposing the hidden agendas and motives of the powers that be in government, in the pharmaceutical industry and Wall Street, and in the media. Despairingly opponents of vaccine mandates are largely divided. Many Trump supporters

Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.: Moderna’s “Clinical Trial Results for Its Groundbreaking COVID Vaccine Could Not Be Much Worse” By Robert F. Kennedy Jr and Peter Koenig, May 22 2020

The Warp Speed Timeline – is what Dr. Fauci, NIAID / NIH and Bill Gates called the Covid-19 vaccination program that should have started in a few weeks (‘should have’ – hopefully now it won’t).

The world should know about

US Militarizes the Caribbean Sea to Surround Venezuela By Lucas Leiroz de Almeida, May 22 2020

Recently, the number of American ships and planes in the Caribbean Sea has increased exponentially. The most likely hypothesis so far is that there will be an attempt to block Venezuela, as the military flow in the region began to

England Falsifies COVID Data: More than A Hundred Thousand Coronavirus Tests were “Double-counted” By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, May 22 2020

According to  The Daily Telegraph (May 21, 2020):  “samples taken from the same patient are being recorded as two separate tests in the Government’s official figures”. 

“Tens of thousands of Covid-19 tests have been double-counted in the Government’s official

Seeds of Destruction: The Diabolical World of Genetic Manipulation By F. William Engdahl, May 22 2020

Control the oil, and you control nations. Control the food, and you control the people.”* -Henry Kissenger

Seeds of Destruction: The Hidden Agenda of Genetic Manipulation” by F. William Engdahl is a skillfully researched book that …

Coronavirus and the Constitution: Entering the Not-So-Brave New World By Prof. Lynn Wolfe, May 22 2020

Two months have passed since the lockdown began, and statistics indicate that the coronavirus death toll hasn’t risen as high as we might have supposed. Yet already we hear rhetoric of a “post-COVID world,” hauntingly reminiscent of the “post-9/11 world.”

Dramatic Increase in Global Poverty Generated by Coronavirus Crisis. No Scaling Back of US Militarism By Paul Antonopoulos, May 22 2020

The World Bank warns that there is a global poverty increase as tens of millions of people have fallen back into poverty because of the pandemic. Up to 60 million people worldwide may fall into extreme poverty due to the

Land Grab and Deportation: A Leading Israeli Lawyer’s Annexation Prediction By Michael Sfard and Meron Rapoport, May 22 2020

Almost 53 years after it occupied the West Bank, Israel is closer than ever to annexing parts of the Palestinian territory.

Article 39 of the coalition deal signed between Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu‘s Likud party and Benny Gantz‘s

Video: Turkey Supported GNA Confronts Libya’s LNA: Turkish Drones Destroy LNA Pantsir Systems By South Front, May 22 2020

Over the past days, forces of the Government of National Accord (GNA) and Syrian militants supported by the Turkish military continued developing momentum against the Libyan National Army (LNA) in northern Libya.

After capturing the Watiya Air Base from the …

Canada Must Oppose Israel’s Annexation Plans By CJPME, May 22 2020

Canadians for Justice and Peace in the Middle East (CJPME) urges the Canadian government to take a strong stand against Israel’s planned annexation of huge swaths of Palestinian territory in the West Bank. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his

The WHO and the EU Want a Covid Vaccine for the Entire Planet, What About Water and Food… By Dr. Pascal Sacré, May 21 2020

COVID-19: 324,990 deaths recorded worldwide …

Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission, has launched a Global Telethon to speed up the delivery of a corona vaccine for all.

Deaths attributable to lack of access to water

Politics and Religion: Why Is Constantinople Reluctant to Resolve the Conflict Between the Antioch and Jerusalem Patriarchates? By Nadia Bazuk, May 21 2020

The world is slowly beginning to return to a normal way of life. Shops, cafes, restaurants, and government offices are opening. Church life is also returning to its usual course. It would seem that the pause and problems caused by

The Real UkraineGate Scandal: There’s No Longer Any Question that Joe Biden Carried Out a Cover-Up in Ukraine By Andrew Korybko, May 21 2020

Trump stands vindicated for accusing Biden of trying to cover up his son’s corruption in Ukraine after one of that country’s lawmakers released audio recordings of the former Vice President’s numerous conversations with former President Poroshenko to that effect, proving

COVID-19 Hits Hard, but Challenges BRICS By Kester Kenn Klomegah, May 21 2020

By and large, the coronavirus pandemic has taken a huge toll on Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) since it was declared late January by the World Health Organization (WHO). It allegedly originated (yet to be proved) from

“KievGate” and the November 2020 Presidential Elections. Biden and Poroshenko Colluded in Ukraine By Stephen Lendman, May 21 2020

Money-controlled US elections are farcical when held — world’s apart from what democracy in action is supposed to.

It’s a notion long abhorred by both right wings of the one-party state — the war party, the money party, the anti-peace,

Will Trump Wage More Wars to Distract From COVID-19 and Economic Collapse? By Stephen Lendman, May 21 2020

Trump is the latest in a long line of belligerent US presidents, throughout his tenure waging war on multiple fronts at home and abroad.

His priorities are self-enrichment, serving Wall Street, Big Oil, Big Pharma, Big Military, and other corporate …

Millions Forced to Choose Between Hunger or COVID-19 By Grain, May 21 2020

On the eve of May Day 2020, in full coronavirus pandemic, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) released some hair raising statistics. About 1.6 billion workers from the informal sector are in dire straits because of the lockdowns governments have imposed

Cover Up: Fauci Approved Chloroquine, Hydroxychloroquine 15 Years Ago to Cure Coronaviruses; “Nobody Needed to Die” By True Pundit, May 21 2020

Dr. Anthony Fauci, whose “expert” advice to President Trump has resulted in the complete shutdown of the greatest economic engine in world history, has known since 2005 that chloroquine is an effective inhibitor of coronaviruses.

How did he know …

COVID-19 Testing: What Are We Doing? What Does “Positive” Test Really Mean? By Dr. Sherri Tenpenny, May 21 2020

In 1965, scientists identified the first human coronavirus; it was associated with the common cold. The Coronavirus family, named for their crown-like appearance, currently includes 36 viruses. Within that group, there are 4 common viruses that have been causing infection

For Women in Qatar, Lockdown Is Nothing New By News Desk, May 21 2020

When it comes to the issue of women’s rights in the Gulf , Saudi Arabia is most frequently cited as the most repressive country in the region, and Qatar is widely regarded as the most modern in terms of human

Nicola Sturgeon Is Leading Scotland Out of Lockdown, and Out of the UK By Johanna Ross, May 21 2020

Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has been voted the UK’s ‘most impressive’ politician according to a recent poll. The survey, carried out by Press Gazette, asked 2700 people who they thought was doing best at handling the current crisis.

Canada Missing in Action on Israel’s Proposed Annexation of the West Bank By Michael Lynk, May 21 2020

The leaders of the two of Israel’s largest political parties — Benjamin Netanyahu and Benny Gantzhave formed a coalition government.

In an initial six-month period, the coalition will address only two issues: fighting COVID-19 and annexing significant

The ‘Clean Break’ Doctrine: A Modern-Day Sykes-Picot Waging War and Havoc in the Middle East By Cynthia Chung, May 21 2020

In 1996 a task force, led by Richard Perle, produced a policy document titled “A Clean Break: A New Strategy for Securing the Realm” for Benjamin Netanyahu, who was then in his first term as Prime Minister of

Trump Admin. Punishes Renewables While Bailing Out Oil and Gas By Christian Correa, May 21 2020

Trump’s Interior Department is demanding payment from the past two years from solar and wind projects on federal lands, Reuters is reporting. The move, described as a “multi-million-dollar hit” to the wind and solar industries, is a stark contrast

New Family of Synthetic Refrigerant Gases Poses Potential Dangers to Human Health and the Environment By Environmental Investigation Agency, May 21 2020

Hydrofluoroolefins (HFOs) are being promoted as sustainable alternatives to climate-wrecking hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), which are widely used in refrigeration and air-conditioning and are currently being phased down under the Montreal Protocol.

HFOs are the next generation of synthetic chemicals being promoted …

Demanded by Israel’s Radical Right-wing and Settler Movement, Annexation Has Become Netanyahu’s Crutch By Michael Jansen, May 21 2020

Israel’s latest “national unity” government has, for the time being, ended 500 days of internal political crisis, the longest in Israel’s 72-year history.  At the same time, Israel embarked on an external political crisis over the potential annexation of occupied

Ukraine’s Port Odessa Welcomes First U.S. Crude Oil Cargo. Undermines Russia’s Oil and Gas By Tsvetana Paraskova, May 21 2020

The Ukrainian port Odessa on the Black Sea will receive its first-ever crude oil cargo of WTI Crude from the United States, after the U.S. shipped its first oil to Ukraine just last year as it looks to wean off

Pandemic 2020: From Statistical Fraud to Controlled Society By Vincent Mathieu, May 21 2020

The outbreak of Covid-19 which first occurred in China in the autumn of 2019 did not, at that time, seem to herald a crisis of such magnitude in the West. In Quebec, the new coronavirus (Sars-Cov-2) was referred to as

The US Is Trying to Dismember China by Promoting Separatism in Its Regions By Dr. Dennis Etler and Eurasia Diary, May 21 2020

The US Senate, on 14 May passed bill on the mistreatment of Uyghur minority in China. The bill demands President Donald Trump to sanction Chinese officials who partake in the violating rights and freedoms of Uyghur community in the northwestern

Washing Our Hands of Financialized Pensions By Socialists for Retirement Security, May 21 2020

Rethinking Retirement After COVID-19

The unemployment crisis brought on by the coronavirus outbreak has suddenly destroyed the earnings of hundreds of thousands of working people in Canada. For many jobless workers, the immediate scramble to make ends meet will be

Sri Lanka, Fight or Flight From International Organisations: In the Footsteps of US President Trump? By Tamara Kunanayakam, May 21 2020

Speaking at the National War Heroes Commemoration Ceremony on 19 May 2020, President Gotabaya Rajapaksa declared that he will not hesitate to withdraw Sri Lanka from any international body or organisation that continuously targets the country and war heroes.

The …

Leading Neocon Directs Pentagon Middle East Planning By Philip Giraldi, May 21 2020

The Global War on Terror or GWOT was declared in the wake of 9/11 by President George W. Bush. It basically committed the United States to work to eliminate all “terrorist” groups worldwide, whether or not the countries being

COVID-19 Timeline Exposes Falsehood of US and US Lackey Australian Anti-China Blame Game By Gideon Polya, May 21 2020

Trump is blaming China for the Covid-19 pandemic to hide his criminal negligence during the crisis. A detailed Timeline of the disaster reveals that China informed the WHO and the World of the Wuhan outbreak  on 31 December  2019 but

The Slippery Slope to Despotism: Paved with Lockdowns, Raids and Forced Vaccinations By John W. Whitehead, May 21 2020

“You have no right not to be vaccinated, you have no right not to wear a mask, you have no right to open up your business… And if you refuse to be vaccinated, the state has the power to literally

Outspoken Palestinians – Transformed Into Antisemites Simply Because They Call for Peace By Jonathan Cook, May 21 2020

An attack on a prominent British-Palestinian doctor and academic, Ghada Karmi, by a self-styled “antisemitism watchdog” looks suspiciously like a new trend in anti-Palestinian bigotry and bullying dressed up as victimhood.

Late last month, the Campaign Against Antisemitism (CAA), …

One State; Not a Jewish State! By Rima Najjar, May 21 2020

There, I said it. One Democratic state in Palestine from the river to the sea.

Yes, that means no Jewish state, but rather a dismantling of the structures and ideologies of the colonial apartheid Jewish state of Israel and its

Tomorrow’s Arctic: Theatre of War or Cooperation? The Real Story Behind the Alaska Purchase By Matthew Ehret-Kump, May 21 2020

Today, the Arctic has increasingly become identified as a domain of great prosperity and cooperation amongst world civilizations on the one side and a domain of confrontation and war on the other.

In 2007, the Russian government first voiced its

How Does the US Rally Support for Wars that Kill Millions of Innocent People Worldwide? By Robert Fantina, May 21 2020

Campaigns against Native Americans. The War of 1812. World War I, World War II, Iraq and Afghanistan… The United States has been at war for the vast majority of its history. 

These wars have killed millions of innocent men, women

Unmasking the Truth: Studies Show Dehumanizing Masks Weaken You and Don’t Protect You By Makia Freeman, May 21 2020

Dehumanizing masks have sadly become a part of the new normal in many states and nations around the world. Many local and state governments are forcing people to wear them, and many businesses are dutifully toeing the official line and

The ‘Battle’ Against COVID-19 in a Fragmented World, Has Ruined Billions of Lives By Andre Vltchek, May 21 2020

We are bombarded by briefings and numbers. We are scared into submission by horrifying medical stories, by shocking images, and then, simultaneously, by predictions of economic and social downfall. Day and night, day and night.

But somehow, so often during

Pandemic Inquiry Wars: Australia, the United States and the Coronavirus Investigation By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, May 21 2020
Towards a Culture of World Peace By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, May 21 2020
"Towards a Culture of World Peace" constitutes a commitment to Human Livelihood. It consists in confronting the UU-NATO discourse in support of war and military intervention. It requires reviving a Worldwide anti-war movement, nationally and internationally as well as establishing a resolve by the governments of sovereign nation states to reject this Worldwide process of militarization.
Video: Let Us Free Ourselves From the Virus of War By Comité No Guerra no Nato and Global Research, May 20 2020

International Conference on the 75th anniversary of the Liberation of Italy and the End of World War II organised by the Italian Committee No War, No Nato and Global Research. 

The great Italian journalist Giulietto Chiesa passed away a few

US Hospitals Getting Paid More to Label Cause of Death as ‘Coronavirus’ By Sen. Scott Jensen and Wayne Dupree, May 20 2020

First published on April 15, 2020

Senator Scott Jensen represents Minnesota. He’s also a doctor. He appeared on Fox News with Laura Ingraham where he revealed a very disturbing piece of information.

Dr. Scott Jensen says the American Medical Association …

Coronavirus Crisis Has Created “Major Political Fault Lines” in Relations Between the World’s Regions and Countries By Prof. Valeria Z. Nollan, May 20 2020

It is curious that the coronavirus pandemic in which we unwittingly find ourselves is exposing both praiseworthy and unattractive features of the world we inhabit.  On the one hand, countries are sharing vital information with each other.  Medical personnel are

Global Research: Our Readers Are Our Lifeline By The Global Research Team, May 20 2020

Dear Readers,

Your support has been a real lifeline to us over the past 12 months. We have found ourselves in rough seas, but have been able to ride the storm so far: the Global Research project lives on thanks …

Video: “The House Cat Flu” is Coming. The Meow Apocalypse… By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, May 20 2020

The following episode of the Simpsons was released in 2010.

It is a satire. But at the same time it reveals the unspoken truth. The writer of the script is an award winning author and political analyst. Michael Price

This

Mocking Birds in Spring 2020 By Barbara Nimri Aziz, May 20 2020

Our seas and rivers look cleaner; our air feels fresher, quieter; our streets and roadways are abandoned. Panic shopping for household supplies has passed, only to be replaced by lines of mothers and fathers at food banks while UberEats and

The US Is Using Wheat as a Weapon of War in Syria By Steven Sahiounie, May 20 2020

Apache helicopters of the US occupation forces flew low Sunday morning, according to residents of the Adla village, in the Shaddadi countryside, south of Hasaka, as they dropped ‘thermal balloons’, an incendiary weapon, causing the wheat fields to

The US’ “Medical Terrorism” Against Syria Threatens to Make World War C Much Deadlier By Andrew Korybko, May 20 2020

The Syrian Ambassador to Russia slammed the US’ sanctions against his country as a form of medical terrorism that prevents it from importing much-needed “medicines, and medical goods, and other means to combat [COVID-19]”, which strongly suggests that America wants

Video: Caliphate in Miniature: Rift Between Turkey and Al-Qaeda in Idlib By South Front, May 20 2020

In the second half of April and early May, the Syrian province of Idlib became the epicenter of a military political drama developing between Turkish forces and their al-Qaeda-linked allies.

The escalated tensions even led to a military incident on …

Abbas Suspending Agreements with Israel? By Stephen Lendman, May 20 2020

In 2005, Israel virtually installed Mahmoud Abbas as Palestinian president and PLO chairman.

A rigged election with no legitimacy assured it. His mandate is serving as Israel’s enforcer.

He’s kept in power as long as remaining submissive to Israeli interests …

Battles Over Barley: Australia, China and the Tariff Wars By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, May 20 2020
We Hold These Truths: An Updated Manifesto for the Sick, the Tired, the Poor, and the Huddled Masses Yearning to Breathe Free By Robert Abele, May 20 2020

These are not only rapidly changing times; they are revolutionary times. The people are awakening not only to a new situation of living under Coronavirus, but a situation in which the hot spotlight is shining on the ongoing injustices, incompetence,