Aktuelles auf englisch (16) [der letzten 24 Stunden]
Welt - Naher Osten - arabische Halbinsel (1)
16:12 [Al Masdar News]
The Israeli defense officials allegedly complained to their Russian counterparts in Moscow this week that Hezbollah was flying the Russian Federation’s flag above their bases in order to evade airstrikes.
Jim Hoft for the Gateway Pundit reports, James O’Keefe and Project Veritas made First Amendment history on Monday. A Massachusetts court ruled prohibiting secret recording of public officials is unconstitutional.
CJ Hopkins - OK, so, that was a close one. For a moment there, I was starting to worry that the Democrats weren`t going to take back the House and rescue us from "the brink of fascism." Which, if that had happened, in addition to having to attend all those horrible stadium rallies and help the government mass murder the Jews, we would have been denied the next two years of Donald Trump-related congressional hearings and investigations that we can now look forward to ... I`m going to go ahead and call them the Hitlergate Hearings.
Welt - Russland und Zentralasien (1)
16:40 [The Asia Times/Pepe Escobar]
Russia is keen to push economic integration with parts of Asia and this fits in with China`s Belt and Road Initiative. The concept of Greater Eurasia has been discussed at the highest levels of Russian academia and policy-making for some time. This week the policy was presented at the Council of Ministers and looks set to be enshrined, without fanfare, as the main guideline of Russian foreign policy for the foreseeable future.
Welt - Süd-Süd-Kooperation (1)
Eric Zuesse - Right now, we live in a mono-polar world. Here is how US President Barack Obama proudly, even imperially, described it when delivering the Commencement address to America’s future generals, at West Point Military Academy, on 28 May 2014: The United States is and remains the one indispensable nation.
Welt - Weltwirtschaft (1)
16:38 [The Unz Review]
The PRC Should Retaliate by Targeting Sheldon Adelson`s Chinese Casinos. As most readers know, I’m not a casual political blogger and I prefer producing lengthy research articles rather than chasing the headlines of current events. But there are exceptions to every rule, and the looming danger of a direct worldwide clash with China is one of them. Consider the arrest last week of Meng Wanzhou, the CFO of Huawei, the world’s largest telecom equipment manufacturer.
Feuilleton - Meinung und Debatte (1)
16:33 [New Left Review]
Wolfgang Streeck in New Left Review 104, March-April 2017 - Neoliberalism arrived with globalization or else globalization arrived with neoliberalism; that is how the Great Regression began. In the 1970s, the capital of the rebuilt industrial nations started to work its way out of the national servitude in which it had been forced to spend the decades following 1945. The time had come to take leave of the tight labour markets, stagnant productivity, falling profits and the increasingly ambitious demands of trade unions under a mature, state-administered capitalism...The neoliberal about-face was presided over by a new goddess known as TINA—There Is No Alternative. The long list of her high priests and priestesses extends from Margaret Thatcher via Tony Blair down to Angela Merkel.
Themen - Bevölkerungskontrolle (1)
Amazon filed a patent application for a doorbell camera that scans the faces of passers by and compares them with a database of suspicious persons. If a match is made the camera calls the cops.
16:42 [The Asia Times/Pepe Escobar]
Washington insists sanctions will remain until Russia returns the peninsula to Ukraine, but this will never happen. For Moscow, Crimea is back to where it belongs, and this is a region that has seen conquerors come and go for centuries...
Estimated opium production - break down in 2001
Themen - Medien und Propaganda (1)
16:15 [Mint Press News]
By George Eliason - For the last four years, there has been a massive uptick in how much information and Intelligence from politically deviant sources like Bellingcat are tainting the President’s daily press briefing, NATO Intel, EU Parliament, and US Congressional inquiries.
Themen - Menschenrechte (1)
16:17 [Consortium News]
An online vigil for WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange was broadcast live on Consortium News on Friday night. If you missed it, watch the replay here. Among the featured guests were famed whistleblower Dan Ellsberg, former U.S. Senator Mike Gravel, CIA whistleblower John Kiriakou, columnist Caitlin Johnstone, former CIA analyst Ray McGovern and more
Themen - Menschen und Gesellschaft (1)
16:37 [The Conversation]
In the hit BBC TV show, Killing Eve, Villanelle, a psychopathic assassin, tells Eve, a security service operative, “You should never call a psychopath a psychopath. It upsets them.” She then pouts her lip in an imitation of someone feeling upset...
Themen - Militär und Frieden (1)
16:35 [Strategic Culture Foundation]
Patrick Armstrong - NATO sorrowfully explains its problems with Russia on its official website:...There is a striking schizophrenia among NATO`s members: Russia is, at one and the same time, so weak it`s "doomed" and so strong that it`s demolishing NATOLand.
Schlusslicht - Herzliches und Herzhaftes (2)
The Israeli ambassador to Kiev has expressed outrage, after a region in Ukraine dedicated the year 2019 to the prominent nationalist leader and Nazi collaborator Stepan Bandera. Joel Lion took to Twitter on Thursday to say he was "shocked" after the Lviv region honored Bandera in this manner. The move was to mark the 110th anniversary of Bandera`s birth.