2022-08-01: News Headlines

Jeffrey Sterling (2022-08-01). CIA Whistleblower Reflects on the Persecution of Julian Assange. indybay.org UK legal system puppets as US pulls strings. Media complicit.

Editor (2022-08-01). What the U.S. government and The New York Times have quietly agreed not to tell you about Ukraine. mronline.org Today, men like Danyial al-Takbir, a neo-Nazi, former ISIS member and convicted mass murderer, rapist (several of his victims were raped until dead) and arsonist stand at the vanguard of a war planned for seven decades. This is the true legacy of the OUN, from its roots as Holocaust perpetrators and CIA assassins to its return as the butchers of Donbas.

Jorge Majfud (2022-08-01). La libertad de expresión bajo vigilancia. globalizacion.ca Los rebeldes, disidentes o simplemente investigadores incómodos son el objetivo natural de la maquinaria del poder. Sus instrumentos más comunes (antes de la persecución y la cárcel, como es el caso de Julian Assange y Edward Snowden) son el acoso…

JANET (2022-08-01). Julian Assange defense files appeals, granted extension. iacenter.org July 29, 2022 By Tareq Haddad This excerpted article, which originally appeared July 16 in Popular Resistance, can be read in full at tinyurl.com/kfzvkh2c. London — Following a June 17 decision from British Secretary of State Priti Patel approving the order to extradite Julian Assange to the U.S., lawyers for the imprisoned WikiLeaks publisher have since submitted filings indicating they intend to fight the decision on 16 legal grounds. As first revealed by The Wall Street Journal, lawyers for Assange submitted two separate appeal applications: one against Patel's decision; the second against a January 2021…

Staff (2022-08-01). Al-Shabaab terrorists publicly execute 7 in Somalia. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 01 (MNA) — Al-Qaeda-affiliated terrorist group al-Shabab publicly executed seven people for alleged spying, including a soldier, in southwestern Somalia, according to local media.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-08-01). Iran's intelligence forces detain Israeli-linked Baha'i group. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 01 (MNA) — The Iranian Ministry of Intelligence said in a statement on Monday that its forces arrested members of the Baha'i group linked with the Israeli regime.

Jamanetwork (2022-08-01). The Impending Crisis of Access to Safe Abortion Care in the US. jamanetwork.com If the recently leaked ruling from the US Supreme Court in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization is any indication of the future of abortion care in the US, Roe v. Wade will soon no longer be the law of the land, and access to care will be determined by state laws. It is estimated that about half of states will ban abortion, putting an essential, time-sensitive component of comprehensive health care out of reach.

Jeffrey Sterling (2022-07-31). A CIA Whistleblower Reflects on the Persecution of Julian Assange. commondreams.org This affront to accountability, press freedom, and freedom of speech is on stage for the entire world to see, yet I wonder who is paying attention.

Editor (2022-07-31). What Are The CIA And Special Ops Doing In Ukraine? scheerpost.com By Katie Halper /

_____ (2022-07-31). Rebuilding collective intelligence. popularresistance.org Economists, think tanks and journalists have spent billions of words trying to convince everyone that economic growth comes primarily from technological 'disruption' and investment by individuals in their own education and training, rather than from exploitation, imperialism and financial speculation. | This belief, a key tenet of neoliberalism, continues to shape education policy in England. The Tories hope that by turning education into a market, young people will begin to think of themselves as education consumers, making savvy choices about what degrees will get them the best paid jobs in the future. Meanwhil…

_____ (2022-07-31). Caracas Protests 'Astonishing' Ruling In Favor Of US-Backed Guaidó. popularresistance.org Venezuelan authorities have blasted the latest court ruling in the struggle for control over 31 tonnes of gold stored in the Bank of England (BoE). | On Friday, the High Court of England and Wales decided in favor of opposition politician Juan Guaidó and dismissed a new effort by the Venezuelan Central Bank (BCV) to regain control over the reserves worth an estimated US $1.7 billion. | Caracas had brought to court the Venezuelan Supreme Court decrees stating that the parallel BCV board appointed by the US-backed opposition was illegal. However, judge Sara Cockerill decreed that the British Court could not recogni…

Benjamin Norton (2022-07-30). Estadounidenses no confían en los medios, después de décadas de propaganda de guerra. multipolarista.com Por décadas la CIA ha manipulado los medios de comunicación para difundir desinformación para justificar las guerras de EEUU. Ahora solo el 11% de los norteamericanos confía en las noticias de televisión.

Benjamin Norton (2022-07-30). Polls show almost no one trusts US media, after decades of war propaganda and lies. multipolarista.com The CIA has long manipulated the media, spreading disinformation to justify US wars. Today just 11% of North Americans trust television news.

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