2019-01-24: News Headlines

Tyler Durden (2019-01-24). WikiLeaks Sues to Unseal Secret US Charges Against Julian Assange. theantimedia.com (ZH) — WikiLeaks announced in a Wednesday statement that it's seeking to force the Trump administration to unseal any charges against founder Julian Assange, according to AP. According to the statement, they have filed a legal challenge with the Inter-American Commission of Human Rights in Washington, while also asking Ecuador to prevent Assange's extradition to the United States. …

WSWS (2019-01-24). Julian Assange issues "urgent" legal challenge against US extradition plans. wsws.org The WikiLeaks founder is seeking to block a concerted operation to terminate his political asylum in Ecuador's London embassy.

F. William Engdahl (2019-01-23). Did Khashoggi Really Die? globalresearch.ca I have not been convinced about the claims coming from Turkey and from the Washington Post and others regarding the allegations of a gruesome murder of intelligence asset, Jamal Khashoggi, in October, 2018. There are too many anomalies as it …

Consortiumnews (2019-01-23). Assange Lawyers File Petition to Get US to Reveal Charges and Stop Ecuador From Extraditing Him. consortiumnews.com Lawyers for the WikiLeaks publisher want the OAS independent body to keep Assange from being sent to a courtroom in the U.S. and to end his isolation. By Joe Lauria Special to Consortium News Julian Assange's lawyers have filed an… Read more →

Popular Resistance (2019-01-23). Assange Takes Legal Action to Force Trump Administration to Reveal Charges Against Him. mintpressnews.com The Trump Administration is refusing to reveal details of the charges against Mr. Assange despite the fact that sources in the U.S. Department of Justice have confirmed to Associated Press and the New York Times that Mr. Assange has been charged under seal.

teleSUR (2019-01-23). Assange Starts Legal Bid to Unseal US Charges Against Him. telesurenglish.net WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange petitioned an international human rights commission Wednesday to order Donald Trump's administration to unseal charges against him as he fights possible extradition to the United States. | RELATED: | US Questioned Ecuadorean Officials About Alleged Assange-Manafort Meeting: Report | Assange's application was filed by his lawyers with the Inter-American Commission of Human Rights (IACHR). | The commission is part of the Organizati…

Adam Simpson (2019-01-23). The Problem Isn't Robots Taking Our Jobs. It's Oligarchs Taking Our Power. commondreams.org A recent "60 Minutes" segment featured venture capitalist and author Kai-Fu Lee predicting that advances in artificial intelligence would "in 15 years displace about 40 percent of the jobs in the world." (Photo: Shutterstock) | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files…

NationAction (2019-01-23). Take Action: Stop Kavanaugh's Replacement. thenation.com Take Action: Stop Kavanaugh's Replacement…

Shared by Cherise (2019-01-23). Trump's Military Ban Is Part of Larger, Years-Long Attack on Transgender People. truthout.org The pioneering trans actress and activist Laverne Cox responds to the Supreme Court's revival of President Donald Trump's plan to ban transgender people from serving in the US military. She spoke on Tuesday at the National Day of Racial Healing as part of a conversation moderated by Amy Goodman. | The stories you care about, right at your fingertipsGet Truthout's daily edition delivered to your inbox.

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STAFF (2019-01-23). Supreme Court Returns to Gun Rights for First Time in 9 Years. truthdig.com The court will take up a challenge to New York City's ban on carrying a licensed, locked and unloaded handgun outside the city limits.

Democracy Now! (2019-01-23). ACLU: Trump's Anti-Trans Ban Has No Military Justification, Is Driven by Animus & Discrimination. democracynow.org On Tuesday, the Supreme Court revived President Donald Trump's plan to ban transgender people from serving in the U.S. military. In a 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court lifted two lower court rulings that had blocked the ban from going into effect on constitutional grounds. Justices Stephen Breyer, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Sonia Sotomayor and Elena Kagan dissented. A third injunction remains in place for now. We speak to Chase Strangio, staff attorney at the ACLU, which is challenging the Trump administration's ban on servicemembers who are transgender.

Democracy Now! (2019-01-23). Laverne Cox: Trump's Military Ban Is Part of Larger, Years-Long Attack on Transgender People. democracynow.org The pioneering trans actress and activist Laverne Cox responds to the Supreme Court's revival of President Donald Trump's plan to ban transgender people from serving in the U.S. military. She spoke on Tuesday at the National Day of Racial Healing as part of a conversation moderated by Amy Goodman.

Jessica Corbett, staff writer (2019-01-23). Assange Attempts to Unmask US Extradition Effort With Legal Challenge Against Trump Administration. commondreams.org Attorneys for Julian Assange on Wednesday filed a legal challenge that aims to block extradition and force the Trump administration to unseal secret charges against the WikiLeaks founder that were accidentally revealed to the public in November. | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files…

Raouf Halaby (2019-01-22). The Little Brett Kavanaughs from Covington Catholic High. counterpunch.org On Friday, January 17, 2019, a sordid modern day short-lived tragedy unfolded in close proximity to the Lincoln Memorial. A national site that serves as an aide mémoire to the most divisive time in the nation's history and the subsequent slow healing process, the Lincoln Memorial is a hallowed tiny piece of ground that stands More

ACLU (2019-01-22). Amid a Deteriorating Landscape for Abortion Rights, a Critical Victory in New York. aclu.org On Tuesday, New York passed the Reproductive Health Act, finally bringing state law in line with Roe v. Wade. | On the 46th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the landmark Supreme Court ruling that secured the right to abortion, the nationwide picture could not look grimmer. That's what makes Tuesday's victory in New York, which protected and expanded abortion rights in the state through the Reproductive Health Act, so important. | Across the country, anti-abortion politicians have been eroding abortion rights in state after state. Since 2011, they have…

RT (2019-01-22). 'Not dead yet!' Fox & Friends apologizes for airing premature Bader Ginsburg obit. rt.com Fox & Friends has apologized profusely after accidentally airing a graphic memorializing the still-living Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg during prime Trump viewing hours.

RT (2019-01-22). Supreme Court rules in favor of Trump's transgender military ban. rt.com The US Supreme Court has ruled that President Trump's ban on transgender people in the military can go ahead, ending almost two years of legal wrangling.

splcenter (2019-01-22). SPLC statement on Supreme Court's decision to lift injunctions against Trump's transgender military ban. splcenter.org The U.S. Supreme Court's decision today to temporarily lift injunctions against the Trump administration's ban on open service by transgender Americans is just that: temporary.

Human Rights Watch (2019-01-22). US Supreme Court Says Transgender Military Ban Can Go Ahead. hrw.org | | People protest U.S. President Donald Trump's announcement that he plans to reinstate a ban on transgender individuals from serving in any capacity in the U.S. military, in Times Square, in New York City, New York, U.S., July 26, 2017. | © 2017 Reuters | The United States Supreme Court on Tuesday gave a green light for the Trump Administration's ban on transgender military service to take effect. | When the…

RT (2019-01-22). 'Unconstitutional hoax': Trump lashes out over FBI 'FISA-gate' revelations. rt.com US President Donald Trump has taken note of leaked testimonies by senior FBI and DOJ officials implicated in spying on his campaign in 2016, but has yet to declassify the documents related to the FISA abuse scandal.

Consortiumnews (2019-01-19). Exclusive: They Spy with Their Little Eye. consortiumnews.com The Five Eyes, a part of what the NSA calls internally its "global network," have their dirty fingerprints all over the latest spying scandal engulfing New Zealand, writes exiled Kiwi journalist and activist Suzie Dawson. NZ Spy Scandal: Elephants In The Room;… Read more →

Marjorie Cohn (2019-01-19). Brett Kavanaugh is a Threat to Racial Justice and Voting Rights. zcomm.org In light of the proliferation of laws that pose obstacles to voting, the Supreme Court will have the opportunity to further eviscerate the Voting Rights Act…

Consortiumnews (2019-01-18). Watch Replay of 13th Vigil for Assange. consortiumnews.com Watch Friday's broadcast here on Consortium News that discussed the latest news on WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. The WikiLeaks publisher continues to resist pressure to leave the Ecuador Embassy and be sent to the U.S. for prosecution, even as he has been… Read more →

ACLU (2019-01-18). Alaska Governor's Mass-Firing of State Workers Violated the First Amendment. aclu.org Gov. Dunleavy's actions are a throwback to a corrupt spoils system that our system strived to eradicate for generations. | Days after being elected governor of Alaska, Michael Dunleavy requested resignations from more than 1,200 at-will state employees. Those who didn't resign were later fired. This kind of political retaliation against non-political state workers is an attack on the very foundations of free speech and good government. | It is not unusual for newly elected chief executives at the federal, state, and local levels to replace political appointees. But such political tests can only reach so far down…

ACLU (2019-01-18). The Justice Department Shouldn't Be Snooping on Journalists. aclu.org Rolling back Justice Department rules that protect journalists' privacy would undermine freedom of the press. | At a time when President Trump regularly attacks the news media, the Department of Justice may be preparing to make it easier for the government to obtain journalists' private communications data. | The public relies on both journalists and whistleblowers for vital information about our government's most controversial activities. Weakening the current rules that protect reporters — as wel…

Joe Emersberger (2019-01-16). Was that the Onion or Reuters Quoting Mike Pompeo on Venezuela? zcomm.org This Reuters article says "The Maduro regime is illegitimate and the United States will work diligently to restore a real democracy to that country," Pompeo told reporters in Abu Dhabi, where he is on a tour of Middle East countries. " [emphasis added] The Onion might have simply changed "countries" above to "dictatorships" or, Read more…

Democracy Now! (2019-01-15). Headlines for January 15, 2019. democracynow.org Over 30,000 Los Angeles Teachers Walk Out in First Strike in 30 Years, Barr Pledges to Protect Mueller Probe as He Faces Senate AG Hearings, NYC Prisoners Go on Hunger Strike, Feel Effect of Gov't Shutdown, Poland Mayor, Defender of Immigrant Rights, Dies After Public Stabbing, Afghanistan: Taliban Car Bomb Kills 5, Injures Over 100, Afghanistan: New Defense Minister Accused of War Crimes, Human Rights Abuses, Brexit: Lawmakers Set to Vote on Contested Brexit Deal, Pennsylvania Judge Blocks Trump's Birth Control Restrictions Nationwide, Justice Ginsburg Declared Cancer-Free, Reviews SCOTUS Cases from Home, SCOTUS…

Dave Markland (2019-01-10). Farewell to bblum6. zcomm.org Bill Blum passed away early last month in Virginia. Many Z Net readers will know his canonical book, Killing Hope: US Military and CIA Interventions Since WWII, or remember his regular newsletter Anti-Empire Report. My first contact with Bill came in 1995 when I wrote him about something he had written on the Cold War. Read more…

Max Blumenthal (2019-01-09). New Documents Reveal a Covert British Military-Intelligence Smear Machine Meddling In American Politics. grayzoneproject.com The Integrity Initiative has mobilized an international disinformation campaign across Europe. Now, with government and right-wing foundation money, this massive…

Paul Dobson (2019-01-07). Venezuelan Ex-Magistrate Flees to Miami, Pledges to 'Collaborate' with US Authorities. venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela's Supreme Court claims Christian Zerpa fled a sexual harassment investigation.

Ricardo Vaz (2019-01-03). US Secretary of State Pompeo Enlists Allies to 'Return Democracy' to Venezuela. venezuelanalysis.com US allies Brazil and Colombia have repeatedly voiced support for regime change efforts.

Paul Kawika Martin (2018-12-04). With INF Ultimatum, Trump's Maximalist Approach Strikes Again. peaceaction.org Washington, D.C. — December 4, 2018 — In response to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's announcement that the U.S. will formally announce its intention to withdraw from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty in 60 days if Russia does not come into compliance with the treaty by then, Paul Kawika Martin, Senior Director for Policy […]

Yanis Varoufakis (2018-11-29). On Julian Assange and the Political Economy & future of Europe. zcomm.org Interview on the socio-economic transformations taking place within the core of the European Union and how much time is left until it disintegrates…

Chris Hedges (2018-11-26). Crucifying Julian Assange. zcomm.org Chris Hedges and Joe Lauria, journalist and editor-in-chief, Consortium, discuss efforts to force #WikiLeaks publisher, #JulianAssange, out of the Ecuador Embassy in London and extradite him to the USA to stand trial.

2019-01-24: Social Media Postees

WikiLeaks Sues to Unseal Secret US Charges Against Julian Assange
Tyler Durden | theantimedia.com | 2019-01-24
(ZH) — WikiLeaks announced in a Wednesday statement that it's seeking to force the Trump administration to unseal any charges against founder Julian Assange, according to AP. According to the statement, they have filed a legal challenge with the Inter-American Commission of Human Rights in Washington, while also asking Ecuador to prevent Assange's extradition to the United States. …

WikiLeaks Sues to Unseal Secret US Charges Against Julian Assange

Julian Assange issues "urgent" legal challenge against US extradition plans
WSWS | wsws.org | 2019-01-24
The WikiLeaks founder is seeking to block a concerted operation to terminate his political asylum in Ecuador's London embassy.
www.wsws.org/en/articles/2019/01/24/assa…

Assange Takes Legal Action to Force Trump Administration to Reveal Charges Against Him
Popular Resistance | mintpressnews.com | 2019-01-23
The Trump Administration is refusing to reveal details of the charges against Mr. Assange despite the fact that sources in the U.S. Department of Justice have confirmed to Associated Press and the New York Times that Mr. Assange has been charged under seal. | The post Assange Takes Legal Action to Force Trump Administration to Reveal Charges Against Him appeared first on MintPress News.
mintpressnews.com/julian-assange-takes-l…

Assange Starts Legal Bid to Unseal US Charges Against Him
teleSUR | telesurenglish.net | 2019-01-23
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange petitioned an international human rights commission Wednesday to order Donald Trump's administration to unseal charges against him as he fights possible extradition to the United States. | RELATED: | US Questioned Ecuadorean Officials About Alleged Assange-Manafort Meeting: Report | Assange's application was filed by his lawyers with the Inter-American Commission of Human Rights (IACHR). | The commission is part of the Organizati…
telesurenglish.net/news/Assange-Starts-L…

Assange Lawyers File Petition to Get US to Reveal Charges and Stop Ecuador From Extraditing Him
Consortiumnews | consortiumnews.com | 2019-01-23
Lawyers for the WikiLeaks publisher want the OAS independent body to keep Assange from being sent to a courtroom in the U.S. and to end his isolation. By Joe Lauria Special to Consortium News Julian Assange's lawyers have filed an… Read more ?…
consortiumnews.com/2019/01/23/assange-la…

The Problem Isn't Robots Taking Our Jobs. It's Oligarchs Taking Our Power
Adam Simpson | commondreams.org | 2019-01-23
A recent "60 Minutes" segment featured venture capitalist and author Kai-Fu Lee predicting that advances in artificial intelligence would "in 15 years displace about 40 percent of the jobs in the world." (Photo: Shutterstock) | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files…
commondreams.org/views/2019/01/23/proble…

Did Khashoggi Really Die?
F. William Engdahl | globalresearch.ca | 2019-01-23
I have not been convinced about the claims coming from Turkey and from the Washington Post and others regarding the allegations of a gruesome murder of intelligence asset, Jamal Khashoggi, in October, 2018. There are too many anomalies as it | … | The post Did Khashoggi Really Die? appeared first on Global Research.
globalresearch.ca/khashoggi-really-die/5…

Take Action: Stop Kavanaugh's Replacement
NationAction | thenation.com | 2019-01-23
Take Action: Stop Kavanaugh's Replacement…
thenation.com/article/take-action-stop-k…

ACLU: Trump's Anti-Trans Ban Has No Military Justification, Is Driven by Animus & Discrimination
Democracy Now! | democracynow.org | 2019-01-23
On Tuesday, the Supreme Court revived President Donald Trump's plan to ban transgender people from serving in the U.S. military. In a 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court lifted two lower court rulings that had blocked the ban from going into effect on constitutional grounds. Justices Stephen Breyer, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Sonia Sotomayor and Elena Kagan dissented. A third injunction remains in place for now. We speak to Chase Strangio, staff attorney at the ACLU, which is challenging the Trump administration's ban on servicemembers who are transgender.
www.democracynow.org/2019/1/23/aclu_trum…

Laverne Cox: Trump's Military Ban Is Part of Larger, Years-Long Attack on Transgender People
Democracy Now! | democracynow.org | 2019-01-23
The pioneering trans actress and activist Laverne Cox responds to the Supreme Court's revival of President Donald Trump's plan to ban transgender people from serving in the U.S. military. She spoke on Tuesday at the National Day of Racial Healing as part of a conversation moderated by Amy Goodman.
www.democracynow.org/2019/1/23/laverne_c…

Supreme Court Returns to Gun Rights for First Time in 9 Years
STAFF | truthdig.com | 2019-01-23
The court will take up a challenge to New York City's ban on carrying a licensed, locked and unloaded handgun outside the city limits. | The post Supreme Court Returns to Gun Rights for First Time in 9 Years appeared first on Truthdig: Expert Reporting, Current News, Provocative Columnists.
truthdig.com/articles/supreme-court-retu…

Trump's Military Ban Is Part of Larger, Years-Long Attack on Transgender People
Shared by Cherise | truthout.org | 2019-01-23
The pioneering trans actress and activist Laverne Cox responds to the Supreme Court's revival of President Donald Trump's plan to ban transgender people from serving in the US military. She spoke on Tuesday at the National Day of Racial Healing as part of a conversation moderated by Amy Goodman. | The stories you care about, right at your fingertipsGet Truthout's daily edition delivered to your inbox.

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truthout.org/video/trumps-military-ban-i…

Assange Attempts to Unmask US Extradition Effort With Legal Challenge Against Trump Administration
Jessica Corbett, staff writer | commondreams.org | 2019-01-23
Attorneys for Julian Assange on Wednesday filed a legal challenge that aims to block extradition and force the Trump administration to unseal secret charges against the WikiLeaks founder that were accidentally revealed to the public in November. | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files…
commondreams.org/news/2019/01/23/assange…

The Little Brett Kavanaughs from Covington Catholic High
Raouf Halaby | counterpunch.org | 2019-01-22
On Friday, January 17, 2019, a sordid modern day short-lived tragedy unfolded in close proximity to the Lincoln Memorial. A national site that serves as an aide mémoire to the most divisive time in the nation's history and the subsequent slow healing process, the Lincoln Memorial is a hallowed tiny piece of ground that stands…
counterpunch.org/2019/01/22/the-little-b…

Amid a Deteriorating Landscape for Abortion Rights, a Critical Victory in New York
ACLU | aclu.org | 2019-01-22
On Tuesday, New York passed the Reproductive Health Act, finally bringing state law in line with Roe v. Wade. | On the 46th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the landmark Supreme Court ruling that secured the right to abortion, the nationwide picture could not look grimmer. That's what makes Tuesday's victory in New York, which protected and expanded abortion rights in the state through the Reproductive Health Act, so important. | Across the country, anti-abortion politicians have been eroding abortion rights in state after state. Since 2011, they have…
aclu.org/blog/reproductive-freedom/abort…

'Not dead yet!' Fox & Friends apologizes for airing premature Bader Ginsburg obit
RT | rt.com | 2019-01-22
Fox & Friends has apologized profusely after accidentally airing a graphic memorializing the still-living Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg during prime Trump viewing hours. | …
rt.com/usa/449381-fox-airs-ginsburg-obit…

Supreme Court rules in favor of Trump's transgender military ban
RT | rt.com | 2019-01-22
The US Supreme Court has ruled that President Trump's ban on transgender people in the military can go ahead, ending almost two years of legal wrangling. | …
rt.com/usa/449430-supreme-court-transgen…

SPLC statement on Supreme Court's decision to lift injunctions against Trump's transgender military ban
splcenter | splcenter.org | 2019-01-22
The U.S. Supreme Court's decision today to temporarily lift injunctions against the Trump administration's ban on open service by transgender Americans is just that: temporary.
splcenter.org/news/2019/01/22/splc-state…

US Supreme Court Says Transgender Military Ban Can Go Ahead
Human Rights Watch | hrw.org | 2019-01-22
People protest U.S. President Donald Trump's announcement that he plans to reinstate a ban on transgender individuals from serving in any capacity in the U.S. military, in Times Square, in New York City, New York, U.S., July 26, 2017. | © 2017 Reuters | The United States Supreme Court on Tuesday gave a green light for the Trump Administration's ban on transgender military service to take effect. | When the…
hrw.org/news/2019/01/22/us-supreme-court…

'Unconstitutional hoax': Trump lashes out over FBI 'FISA-gate' revelations
RT | rt.com | 2019-01-22
US President Donald Trump has taken note of leaked testimonies by senior FBI and DOJ officials implicated in spying on his campaign in 2016, but has yet to declassify the documents related to the FISA abuse scandal. | …
rt.com/usa/449456-trump-fbi-fisa-baker-s…

Exclusive: They Spy with Their Little Eye
Consortiumnews | consortiumnews.com | 2019-01-19
The Five Eyes, a part of what the NSA calls internally its "global network," have their dirty fingerprints all over the latest spying scandal engulfing New Zealand, writes exiled Kiwi journalist and activist Suzie Dawson. NZ Spy Scandal: Elephants In The Room;… Read more ?…
consortiumnews.com/2019/01/18/exclusive-…

Brett Kavanaugh is a Threat to Racial Justice and Voting Rights
Marjorie Cohn | zcomm.org | 2019-01-19
In light of the proliferation of laws that pose obstacles to voting, the Supreme Court will have the opportunity to further eviscerate the Voting Rights Act…
zcomm.org/zmagazine/brett-kavanaugh-is-a…

Alaska Governor's Mass-Firing of State Workers Violated the First Amendment
ACLU | aclu.org | 2019-01-18
Gov. Dunleavy's actions are a throwback to a corrupt spoils system that our system strived to eradicate for generations. | Days after being elected governor of Alaska, Michael Dunleavy requested resignations from more than 1,200 at-will state employees. Those who didn't resign were later fired. This kind of political retaliation against non-political state workers is an attack on the very foundations of free speech and good government. | It is not unusual for newly elected chief executives at the federal, state, and local levels to replace political appointees. But such political tests can only reach so far down…
aclu.org/blog/free-speech/employee-speec…

Watch Replay of 13th Vigil for Assange
Consortiumnews | consortiumnews.com | 2019-01-18
Watch Friday's broadcast here on Consortium News that discussed the latest news on WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. The WikiLeaks publisher continues to resist pressure to leave the Ecuador Embassy and be sent to the U.S. for prosecution, even as he has been… Read more ?…
consortiumnews.com/2019/01/18/cn-to-broa…

The Justice Department Shouldn't Be Snooping on Journalists
ACLU | aclu.org | 2019-01-18
Rolling back Justice Department rules that protect journalists' privacy would undermine freedom of the press. | At a time when President Trump regularly attacks the news media, the Department of Justice may be preparing to make it easier for the government to obtain journalists' private communications data. | The public relies on both journalists and whistleblowers for vital information about our government's most controversial activities. Weakening the current rules that protect reporters — as wel…
aclu.org/blog/free-speech/freedom-press/…

Was that the Onion or Reuters Quoting Mike Pompeo on Venezuela?
Joe Emersberger | zcomm.org | 2019-01-16
This Reuters article says "The Maduro regime is illegitimate and the United States will work diligently to restore a real democracy to that country," Pompeo told reporters in Abu Dhabi, where he is on a tour of Middle East countries. " [emphasis added] The Onion might have simply changed "countries" above to "dictatorships" or, Read…
zcomm.org/zblogs/was-that-the-onion-or-r…

Will Trump's AG Pick William Barr Face Questions over Gitmo, Mass Incarceration & NSA Surveillance?
Democracy Now! | democracynow.org | 2019-01-15
Senate confirmation hearings begin today for William Barr, President Trump's nominee for attorney general to replace Jeff Sessions, who was fired in November. Barr served as attorney general for George H.W. Bush from 1991 to 1993. During that time, he was involved in the pardon of six Reagan officials for the Iran-Contra scandal and oversaw the opening of the Guantánamo Bay military prison, which was initially used to indefinitely detain HIV-positive asylum seekers from Haiti. Barr also openly backed mass incarceration at home and helped develop a secret Drug Enforcement Administration program which became a "blu…
www.democracynow.org/2019/1/15/will_trum…

Farewell to bblum6
Dave Markland | zcomm.org | 2019-01-10
Bill Blum passed away early last month in Virginia. Many Z Net readers will know his canonical book, Killing Hope: US Military and CIA Interventions Since WWII, or remember his regular newsletter Anti-Empire Report. My first contact with Bill came in 1995 when I wrote him about something he had written on the Cold War. Read…
zcomm.org/zblogs/farewell-to-bblum6/

New Documents Reveal a Covert British Military-Intelligence Smear Machine Meddling In American Politics
Max Blumenthal | grayzoneproject.com | 2019-01-09
The Integrity Initiative has mobilized an international disinformation campaign across Europe. Now, with government and right-wing foundation money, this massive… | The post New Documents Reveal a Covert British Military-Intelligence Smear Machine Meddling In American Politics appeared first on The Grayzone.
grayzoneproject.com/2019/01/08/new-docum…

Venezuelan Ex-Magistrate Flees to Miami, Pledges to 'Collaborate' with US Authorities
Paul Dobson | venezuelanalysis.com | 2019-01-07
Venezuela's Supreme Court claims Christian Zerpa fled a sexual harassment investigation.
venezuelanalysis.com/news/14208

US Secretary of State Pompeo Enlists Allies to 'Return Democracy' to Venezuela
Ricardo Vaz | venezuelanalysis.com | 2019-01-03
US allies Brazil and Colombia have repeatedly voiced support for regime change efforts.
venezuelanalysis.com/news/14202