Arctic Tensions Rise as Britain Leads Show of Force Against Russia in the Barents Sea

In the first such operation of its kind in 20 years, the British Navy were joined by American, Danish and Norwegian forces to supposedly demonstrate freedom of navigation against “Russian attempts” to control the Barents Sea in the Arctic, the … The post Arctic Tensions Rise as Britain Leads Show of Force Against Russia in the Barents … Continue reading “Arctic Tensions Rise as Britain Leads Show of Force Against Russia in the Barents Sea”

Truth and Nonviolence, Tolstoy and Gandhi: Light as Darkness Approached

“We possess a single infallible guide, the Universal Spirit that lives in men as a whole, and in each one of us, which makes us aspire to what we should aspire: it is the Spirit that commands the tree to … The post Truth and Nonviolence, Tolstoy and Gandhi: Light as Darkness Approached appeared first … Continue reading “Truth and Nonviolence, Tolstoy and Gandhi: Light as Darkness Approached”

Novichok in Navalny’s Water Bottle?

Alice’s “curiouser and curiouser” remark in Lewis Carroll’s Adventures in Wonderland applies to dubious twists in the Navalny novichok poisoning hoax. No evidence or motive links Russia to what happened to him. Was the August 20 Tomsk, Russia incident made-in-the-USA?… The post Novichok in Navalny’s Water Bottle? appeared first on Global Research.

The End of Reality?

In 1888,  the year before he went insane, Friedrich Nietzsche wrote the following in Twilight of the Idols: We have got rid of the real world: what world is left?  The apparent world perhaps? … But no!  Along with the … The post The End of Reality? appeared first on Global Research.

New US Ambassador to Germany Attracts the Usual Enemies: Doug Macgregor Feels the Wrath of the Pro-Israeli Lobby

There is an old saying that allegedly came out of the French Revolution, that revolution, like the god Saturn, devours its own children. It was reportedly uttered by Georges Danton at the trial that preceded his execution and could be … The post New US Ambassador to Germany Attracts the Usual Enemies: Doug Macgregor Feels … Continue reading “New US Ambassador to Germany Attracts the Usual Enemies: Doug Macgregor Feels the Wrath of the Pro-Israeli Lobby”

Who Is Behind the Judge Who Is Trying Julian Assange?

Emma Arbuthnot is the chief judge who conducted the trial for the extradition of Julian Assange in London to the USA, where a 175 year prison sentence awaits him for “espionage,” that is, for having published evidence of US war … The post Who Is Behind the Judge Who Is Trying Julian Assange? appeared first … Continue reading “Who Is Behind the Judge Who Is Trying Julian Assange?”

The Debate over 5G in Switzerland

The prospect of adverse effects of wireless radiation on the human body has sparked fears about 5G technology in Switzerland. The country is at the forefront of the 5G rollout in Europe, installing over 2,000 antennas last year alone. However, … The post The Debate over 5G in Switzerland appeared first on Global Research.

Good Ellsberg, Bad Assange: At Extradition Trial, Pentagon Papers Whistleblower Dismantles False Narrative

Opponents of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange often hold up Pentagon Papers whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg as an example of someone who was responsible for a good leak. They insist WikiLeaks is not like the Pentagon Papers because supposedly Assange was reckless … The post Good Ellsberg, Bad Assange: At Extradition Trial, Pentagon Papers Whistleblower Dismantles False … Continue reading “Good Ellsberg, Bad Assange: At Extradition Trial, Pentagon Papers Whistleblower Dismantles False Narrative”

The Dark Side of 5G: Military Use

The September 12 demonstration “Stop 5G” in Rome rightly focuses on the possible electromagnetic consequences for health and environment, in particular on the decree that prevents mayors from regulating the installation of 5G antennas in the municipal area. However, the … The post The Dark Side of 5G: Military Use appeared first on Global Research.

Governments Will Impose New Lockdowns if They Think They Can Get Away with It

This year’s stay-at-home orders and lockdowns imposed by governments on their populations represent a watershed moment in the history of the modern state. Before March 2020, it is unlikely that many politicians—let alone many ordinary people—thought it would be feasible … The post Governments Will Impose New Lockdowns if They Think They Can Get Away … Continue reading “Governments Will Impose New Lockdowns if They Think They Can Get Away with It”

Weekly for Six Months, US Unemployment Claims Exceeded One Million

The economic state of the US is worse than during the depths of the 1930s Great Depression. Economic collapse grips the country. Tens of millions of working-age Americans are unemployed, most others way underemployed earning poverty wages. The Economic Collapse … The post Weekly for Six Months, US Unemployment Claims Exceeded One Million appeared first … Continue reading “Weekly for Six Months, US Unemployment Claims Exceeded One Million”

Charter Against Bahrain-UAE-Israel Normalisation Deal Signed by One Million

Over one million people have signed an online charter against normalisation with Israel, according to an Emirati civil society group. The launch of the Palestine Charter comes the same week as both the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain officially signed … The post Charter Against Bahrain-UAE-Israel Normalisation Deal Signed by One Million appeared first on Global Research.

Your Man in the Public Gallery: Assange Hearing Day 12

A less dramatic day, but marked by a brazen and persistent display of this US Government’s insistence that it has the right to prosecute any journalist and publication, anywhere in the world, for publication of US classified information. This explicitly … The post Your Man in the Public Gallery: Assange Hearing Day 12 appeared first … Continue reading “Your Man in the Public Gallery: Assange Hearing Day 12”

Assange’s Eighth Day at the Old Bailey: Software Redactions, the Iraq Logs and the Extradition Act

The extradition trial of Julian Assange at the Old Bailey struck similar notes to the previous day’s proceedings: the documentary work and practise of WikiLeaks, the method of redactions, and the legacy of exposing war crimes.  In the afternoon, the … The post Assange’s Eighth Day at the Old Bailey: Software Redactions, the Iraq Logs … Continue reading “Assange’s Eighth Day at the Old Bailey: Software Redactions, the Iraq Logs and the Extradition Act”

Israel, the UAE, & Bahrain Didn’t Sign Peace Deals, They’re Military Alliances to Counter Iran

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu signed agreements with the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain in Washington on Tuesday. Brokered by the Trump administration, these deals represent two of the most broadly popular developments for both Trump and Netanyahu in many … The post Israel, the UAE, & Bahrain Didn’t Sign Peace Deals, They’re Military Alliances … Continue reading “Israel, the UAE, & Bahrain Didn’t Sign Peace Deals, They’re Military Alliances to Counter Iran”

The ‘Israeli’-Emirati Alliance: Geopolitical Impact on Africa

The misleadingly described “peace” deal between “Israel” and the UAE will enable the self-professed “Jewish State” to use the latter’s military and civilian port infrastructure in the Gulf of Aden, thus challenging recent Turkish inroads in this part of the … The post The ‘Israeli’-Emirati Alliance: Geopolitical Impact on Africa appeared first on Global Research.

Assange’s Seventh Day at the Old Bailey: Diligent Redactions and Avoiding Harm

September 16.  Central Criminal Court, London.  Proceedings today at the Old Bailey regarding Julian Assange’s extradition returned to journalistic practice, redaction of source names and that ongoing obsession with alleged harm arising from WikiLeaks releases.  John Goetz of Der … The post Assange’s Seventh Day at the Old Bailey: Diligent Redactions and Avoiding Harm appeared … Continue reading “Assange’s Seventh Day at the Old Bailey: Diligent Redactions and Avoiding Harm”

Spontaneous Initiative that Unites Scientists, Doctors, Lawyers and Free Citizens from All over the World

The independent studies of various scientists have highlighted several issues on the virus. Many inconsistencies have emerged from many points of view which are summarized in these two letters. The reflections start from two complementary approaches and ask for explanations … The post Spontaneous Initiative that Unites Scientists, Doctors, Lawyers and Free Citizens from All … Continue reading “Spontaneous Initiative that Unites Scientists, Doctors, Lawyers and Free Citizens from All over the World”

Continued German Support for Nord Stream 2 Completion? Towards a Shift in Russia-Germany Relations?

Construction of Russia’s Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline to Germany is about 94% completed. The project is all about supplying Germany and other European countries with readily available low-cost Russian natural gas — around 30% cheaper than US liquified natural … The post Continued German Support for Nord Stream 2 Completion? Towards a Shift in … Continue reading “Continued German Support for Nord Stream 2 Completion? Towards a Shift in Russia-Germany Relations?”

Twilight in the Desert for Saudi Arabia and Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman?

It appears as if Saudi de facto ruler, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, is on a mission to destroy the world oil giant by one after the other ill-conceived economic decisions. Now, as MBS orders yet new desperation cuts in … The post Twilight in the Desert for Saudi Arabia and Crown Prince Mohammed Bin … Continue reading “Twilight in the Desert for Saudi Arabia and Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman?”

Selected Articles: Medical Doctors and Health Professionals: The Truth About COVID-19

We hope that by publishing diverse view points, submitted by journalists and experts dotted all over the world, the website can serve as a reminder that no matter what narrative we are presented with, things are rarely as cut and … The post Selected Articles: Medical Doctors and Health Professionals: The Truth About COVID-19 appeared … Continue reading “Selected Articles: Medical Doctors and Health Professionals: The Truth About COVID-19”

Trump Regime Illegally Imposing Snapback Sanctions and Arms Embargo on Iran

In defiance of world community sentiment and SC Res. 2231 — that’s binding international and US constitutional law — the Trump regime will unilaterally reimpose sanctions on Iran that were lifted when the JCPOA took effect. According to Trump regime … The post Trump Regime Illegally Imposing Snapback Sanctions and Arms Embargo on Iran appeared … Continue reading “Trump Regime Illegally Imposing Snapback Sanctions and Arms Embargo on Iran”

The View from Above: How Do We Know What’s Really Burning in the Amazon?

This year’s Amazon fire season is one of the most serious ever, even though it’s not attracting near the media attention as last year. More than one thousand major fires have already been detected in the rainforest biome this year, … The post The View from Above: How Do We Know What’s Really Burning in … Continue reading “The View from Above: How Do We Know What’s Really Burning in the Amazon?”

Cyprus Victim of External Efforts to Drag It into Rival East Mediterranean Orbits of Russia, US

Cyprus has become the victim of fresh external push-and-pull efforts with the aim of dragging the island republic, a European Union (EU) member, into one or other of the rival East Mediterranean orbits of Russia and the US. Cyprus received … The post Cyprus Victim of External Efforts to Drag It into Rival East Mediterranean … Continue reading “Cyprus Victim of External Efforts to Drag It into Rival East Mediterranean Orbits of Russia, US”

Your Man in the Public Gallery: Assange Hearing Day 10

The gloves were off on Tuesday as the US Government explicitly argued that all journalists are liable to prosecution under the Espionage Act (1917) for publishing classified information, citing the Rosen case. Counsel for the US government also argued … The post Your Man in the Public Gallery: Assange Hearing Day 10 appeared first on … Continue reading “Your Man in the Public Gallery: Assange Hearing Day 10”

Arctic Heat Wave: Block of Ice Twice as Big as Manhattan Breaks Off Greenland’s Largest Ice Shelf, Goes into Ocean

A 42 square mile block of ice has just hived off from the Arctic’s largest ice shelf, in northeast Greenland, alarming climate scientists. That is the size of Santa Barbara, California. It is ginormous. Danish scientists are speaking ominously of … The post Arctic Heat Wave: Block of Ice Twice as Big as Manhattan Breaks … Continue reading “Arctic Heat Wave: Block of Ice Twice as Big as Manhattan Breaks Off Greenland’s Largest Ice Shelf, Goes into Ocean”

‘Ecological Disaster on Massive Scale’: Hundreds of Thousands of Dead Migratory Birds in Southwest Linked to Wildfires, Climate Crisis

A combination of factors—all related to the climate crisis—is believed to be behind one of the largest mass bird die-off events in recent memory in the Southwest, according to biologists. Scientists say thousands of dead migratory birds have been found … The post ‘Ecological Disaster on Massive Scale’: Hundreds of Thousands of Dead Migratory Birds in … Continue reading “‘Ecological Disaster on Massive Scale’: Hundreds of Thousands of Dead Migratory Birds in Southwest Linked to Wildfires, Climate Crisis”

Hope and Fear: Refugees on Greece’s Samos Island, September 2020

Roger came by the house yesterday evening. In his early 20s Roger is from Gaza. He’s full of energy and ideas and has been like this since he arrived in Samos over a year ago. His days are full of … The post Hope and Fear: Refugees on Greece’s Samos Island, September 2020 appeared first … Continue reading “Hope and Fear: Refugees on Greece’s Samos Island, September 2020”

UN Report on Venezuela “Abuses” Written by Investigators Who Never Visited Venezuela

The Western media is touting the results of a so-called “Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela” conducted through the United Nations.  AFP in an article titled, “Venezuela president behind crimes against humanity: UN probe,” would claim:… The post UN Report on Venezuela “Abuses” Written by Investigators Who Never Visited Venezuela appeared … Continue reading “UN Report on Venezuela “Abuses” Written by Investigators Who Never Visited Venezuela”

Sign of Things to Come: Biden Patronizes Britain over Brexit

Besides former President Obama’s supposed “goodwill,” Joe Biden has nothing to show for his performance as former vice president, except for frequent gaffes and fake dentures. He is the weakest Democratic presidential candidate in decades and doesn’t stand a chance … The post Sign of Things to Come: Biden Patronizes Britain over Brexit appeared first … Continue reading “Sign of Things to Come: Biden Patronizes Britain over Brexit”

Why Has the World Been Shut Down? What is the “New Normal”? Clampdown on Civil Liberties in the Name of “Fighting the Virus?

[T]he great majority of people will not die from this [virus] and I’ll just repeat something I said right at the beginning because I think it’s worth reinforcing: Most people, a significant proportion of people, will not get this virus … The post Why Has the World Been Shut Down? What is the “New Normal”? Clampdown … Continue reading “Why Has the World Been Shut Down? What is the “New Normal”? Clampdown on Civil Liberties in the Name of “Fighting the Virus?”

How U.S. Response to COVID-19 Could Precipitate Second Great Depression. Massive Unemployment

On March 10th of this year, there were 290 daily new U.S. cases of Covid-19 (coronavirus-19). On March 13th, U.S. President Donald Trump declared a pandemic national emergency, because the number of daily new cases was now suddenly doubling … The post How U.S. Response to COVID-19 Could Precipitate Second Great Depression. Massive Unemployment appeared … Continue reading “How U.S. Response to COVID-19 Could Precipitate Second Great Depression. Massive Unemployment”

Ireland: ‘Draconian’ Restrictions Around COVID-19 Condemned by Health Service Executive Doctor

Covid-19 is “much less severe” than the average annual flu and current “draconian” restrictions are no longer justified, according to a senior Health Service Executive doctor. People at low risk from the virus should be exposed to it so they … The post Ireland: ‘Draconian’ Restrictions Around COVID-19 Condemned by Health Service Executive Doctor appeared … Continue reading “Ireland: ‘Draconian’ Restrictions Around COVID-19 Condemned by Health Service Executive Doctor”

Open Letter from Medical Doctors and Health Professionals to All Belgian Authorities and All Belgian Media

We, Belgian doctors and health professionals, wish to express our serious concern about the evolution of the situation in the recent months surrounding the outbreak of the SARS-CoV-2 virus. We call on politicians to be independently and critically informed in … The post Open Letter from Medical Doctors and Health Professionals to All Belgian Authorities … Continue reading “Open Letter from Medical Doctors and Health Professionals to All Belgian Authorities and All Belgian Media”

A Huge Number of Medical Doctors Ask for a Reassessment of the Corona Measures

Globally, we are seeing a massive campaign of disinformation on the main stream media that sets aside all the principles of a democratic state governed by the rule of law. While a great number of colleagues doctors present with different … The post A Huge Number of Medical Doctors Ask for a Reassessment of the … Continue reading “A Huge Number of Medical Doctors Ask for a Reassessment of the Corona Measures”

Video: “Australians Must Know the Truth – This Virus Is Not a Pandemic”‘: Alan Jones

Sky News host Alan Jones says he has warned time and time again the political leaders who are the architects of this coronavirus response will not be able to escape the criticism that is now finding its way into the … The post Video: “Australians Must Know the Truth – This Virus Is Not a … Continue reading “Video: “Australians Must Know the Truth – This Virus Is Not a Pandemic”‘: Alan Jones”

US Strategist and Senior Adviser to Trump Elected President of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)

The appointment of Mauricio Claver Carone (an American citizen) as president of the Inter-American Development Bank is generating many controversies across Latin America. For the first time in its more than 60 years of existence, the IDB will be chaired … The post US Strategist and Senior Adviser to Trump Elected President of the Inter-American … Continue reading “US Strategist and Senior Adviser to Trump Elected President of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)”

New Simón Bolívar Institute for Peace and Solidarity Among Peoples: A Refreshing Contribution from Venezuela to the World

The founding of the Simón Bolívar Institute for Peace and Solidarity Among Peoples on September 6, 2020 marks a new political milestone. In the most difficult of circumstances, having to cope with not only the U.S. and Canadian sanctions but … The post New Simón Bolívar Institute for Peace and Solidarity Among Peoples: A Refreshing … Continue reading “New Simón Bolívar Institute for Peace and Solidarity Among Peoples: A Refreshing Contribution from Venezuela to the World”

Housing Activists Make Plans to Fight Looming Mass Evictions

A recent moratorium issued by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has provided a window of relief to millions facing evictions due to payment arrears on their rents and mortgages. Perhaps as an election ploy by the current … The post Housing Activists Make Plans to Fight Looming Mass Evictions appeared first on … Continue reading “Housing Activists Make Plans to Fight Looming Mass Evictions”

VIDEO – Con Assange Messa a Processo la Libertà di Tutti

Julian Assange si trova rinchiuso in un carcere di massima sicurezza in Gran Bretagna dove attende di essere giudicato. Nel caso dovesse essere estradato negli Stati Uniti rischierebbe fino a 175 anni di carcere. In questo focus speciale di #Byoblu24… The post VIDEO – Con Assange Messa a Processo la Libertà di Tutti appeared first … Continue reading “VIDEO – Con Assange Messa a Processo la Libertà di Tutti”

Wearing the Face Mask: Who is Putting our Children at Risk, SARS-CoV-2 or the Actions of our Governments?

Are children and youth affected by COVID-19? Wearing masks is mandatory for all, especially at school for children and adolescents from the age of 11 [1]. Mandatory social distance. Continuous hand washing with hydroalcoholic gels. Young people must remain masked … The post Wearing the Face Mask: Who is Putting our Children at Risk, SARS-CoV-2 … Continue reading “Wearing the Face Mask: Who is Putting our Children at Risk, SARS-CoV-2 or the Actions of our Governments?”

“The Salt of the Earth”. Workers Rights in the 21st Century…

Over 50 years have transpired since the lyrics of this song, Salt of the Earth, resonated then, just as much as now: Let’s drink to the hard working people Let’s drink to the lowly of birth Raise your glass to … The post “The Salt of the Earth”. Workers Rights in the 21st Century… appeared … Continue reading ““The Salt of the Earth”. Workers Rights in the 21st Century…”

Mali: Historical Overview, The Post-Coup Political and Military Situation

Mali’s recent history has been a succession of disputed presidential elections, military coups, insurgencies, civil war and international conflicts. Although there are significant deposits of gold in the country, the country’s strategic location in the centre of the Sahel region … The post Mali: Historical Overview, The Post-Coup Political and Military Situation appeared first on … Continue reading “Mali: Historical Overview, The Post-Coup Political and Military Situation”

Regarding Possible ICC Investigation into Alleged Israeli War Crimes, Canadians Reject Double Standard for Israel

Amid growing controversy over a possible International Criminal Court (ICC) investigation into Israel, newly published results from a survey conducted by EKOS Research Associates show that Canadians do not want Israel to be treated differently than other countries when it … The post Regarding Possible ICC Investigation into Alleged Israeli War Crimes, Canadians Reject Double … Continue reading “Regarding Possible ICC Investigation into Alleged Israeli War Crimes, Canadians Reject Double Standard for Israel”

Selected Articles: Why Lockdowns Are the Wrong Policy. Sweden’s COVID-19 Strategy

Virtual School Dangers: The Hazards of “Police State Education” During COVID-19 By John W. Whitehead, September 16, 2020 As a result, over the course of the past 30 years, the need to keep the schools “safe” from drugs and … The post Selected Articles: Why Lockdowns Are the Wrong Policy. Sweden’s COVID-19 Strategy appeared first … Continue reading “Selected Articles: Why Lockdowns Are the Wrong Policy. Sweden’s COVID-19 Strategy”

Slovakia: Population Distrust US, Opposition to “Western” Intervention

GLOBSEC is probably one of the most well-known and influential political think-tanks in not only Slovakia, but also Central Europe. It aims to support a pro-Atlantic direction for Slovakia. Despite being founded in only 2005, it organizes annual events that … The post Slovakia: Population Distrust US, Opposition to “Western” Intervention appeared first on Global … Continue reading “Slovakia: Population Distrust US, Opposition to “Western” Intervention”

Video: Saudi Air Force Is Leveling Yemeni Capital to Ground in Response to Houthi Strikes on Riyadh

The Saudi-led coalition has been bombing Yemen with a renewed energy following the recent missile and drone strikes on the Kingdom’s capital by the Ansar Allah movement (also known as the Houthis). According to pro-Houthi sources, Saudi warplanes conducted over … The post Video: Saudi Air Force Is Leveling Yemeni Capital to Ground in Response … Continue reading “Video: Saudi Air Force Is Leveling Yemeni Capital to Ground in Response to Houthi Strikes on Riyadh”

Israeli-Arab Re-election Gift to Trump

President Trump hosts a signing ceremony today in Washington which joins Bahrain, United Arab Emirates (UAE), and Israel in the ‘Abraham Accord’ which establishes full diplomatic relations between Israel and the Persian Gulf monarchies, and portends the possibility that other … The post Israeli-Arab Re-election Gift to Trump appeared first on Global Research.

Swami Agnivesh – A Tribute

Swami Agnivesh has left us. And yet he is still with us. He was undoubtedly one of the most courageous fighters against religious fanaticism and religious bigotry of our time. He spoke out without hesitation against fanatical Hindus who distorted … The post Swami Agnivesh – A Tribute appeared first on Global Research.