La faim dans le monde toujours en progression, déplore l’ONU

La faim dans le monde affectait 821,6 millions de personnes dans le monde en 2018, contre 811 l’année précédente, selon un rapport annuel publié lundi par plusieurs organisations de l’ONU qui déplorent une troisième année consécutive de hausse. Après des décennies de baisse, la sous-alimentation a repris de la vigueur depuis 2015, notamment à cause … Continue reading “La faim dans le monde toujours en progression, déplore l’ONU”

«La Mecque des révolutions»: l’ambassadeur français à Alger fait l’éloge de la révolution populaire en Algérie

Depuis le 22 février, l’Algérie «écrit une nouvelle page de son Histoire et de l’Histoire du monde sous le regard ébahi et admiratif de la planète», a déclaré l’ambassadeur de France à Alger à l’occasion de la fête du 14 juillet. Il a également évoqué l’avenir des relations bilatérales dans le cadre des changements survenus. … Continue reading “«La Mecque des révolutions»: l’ambassadeur français à Alger fait l’éloge de la révolution populaire en Algérie”

Une chercheuse franco-iranienne de Sciences Po arrêtée en Iran

Des informations d’abord relayées par une organisation des droits de l’Homme, puis confirmées par Téhéran et par la diplomatie française, révèlent qu’une chercheuse franco-iranienne de Sciences Po est actuellement détenue en Iran. La chercheuse franco-iranienne de l’Institut d’études politiques de Paris Fariba Adelkhah a été arrêtée en Iran, a annoncé le 15 juillet le ministère … Continue reading “Une chercheuse franco-iranienne de Sciences Po arrêtée en Iran”

Le candidat de Trump au plus haut poste militaire américain appelle à renforcer les capacités nucléaires pour contrer la Chine

Lors d’une audition devant la commission des forces armées du Sénat américain jeudi, le général Mark Milley, candidat de Trump à la présidence de la conférence interarmées des Chefs d’état-major, a appelé à un renforcement majeur de l’arsenal nucléaire américain, …

Conservatives Against Liberty, by Ron Paul

Recently several prominent social and populist conservatives have attacked libertarianism. These conservatives, some of whom are allies in the fight against our hyper-interventionist foreign policy, blame libertarianism for a variety of social and economic ills. The conservative attack on libertarianism — like the attack on the freedom philosophy launched by leftists — is rooted in…

Before Being Hacked, Border Surveillance Firm Lobbied to Downplay Security and Privacy Concerns About Its Technology

Few people had ever heard of Perceptics, a Tennessee-based subcontractor that sells license plate readers to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, before last month, when news emerged that the company had been hacked and that sensitive data — including images of license plates and drivers — had been released on the dark web. The hack … Continue reading “Before Being Hacked, Border Surveillance Firm Lobbied to Downplay Security and Privacy Concerns About Its Technology”

The War Whisperers, Their Successful Iraq War, and the Targeting of Iran

by Sanam Naraghi Anderlini As Iran and the United States edge closer to war, while Europe scrambles to reduce tensions, the chorus of U.S. foreign policy and military experts and journalists criticizing the Trump administration’s tactics is also reaching a crescendo. Despite deep political divisions, on this issue there is broad agreement across the spectrum. First, … Continue reading “The War Whisperers, Their Successful Iraq War, and the Targeting of Iran”

Canada – Des contaminations par des OGM aux conséquences désastreuses

Plusieurs associations canadiennes ont rédigé un rapport qui présente l’état des contaminations de l’agriculture par des variétés transgéniques. Les contaminations concernent des variétés autorisées mais aussi des variétés ou des races animales encore au stade expérimental. La coexistence des filières OGM et non OGM semble décidément bien difficile à maintenir. Le Canada est un des … Continue reading “Canada – Des contaminations par des OGM aux conséquences désastreuses”

Revanchist Israel Bent on Territorial Expansion. Towards “Greater Israel”?

Israel is the only nation without official borders. From its inception it was planned this way to extrajudicially annex more territory. A territorial expansion plan was drawn up in the 1980s as part of the US/Israel plan to redraw the … The post Revanchist Israel Bent on Territorial Expansion. Towards “Greater Israel”? appeared first on … Continue reading “Revanchist Israel Bent on Territorial Expansion. Towards “Greater Israel”?”

Spectre of British Colonialism Is Haunting Hong Kong?

Five years after the “umbrella revolution”, Hong Kong residents took to the streets with the new force. This time they are struggling against the law on the extradition to mainland China. As in 2014, the Chinese authorities blame the West … The post Spectre of British Colonialism Is Haunting Hong Kong? appeared first on Global … Continue reading “Spectre of British Colonialism Is Haunting Hong Kong?”

“Radiating Insecurity”: Will Europe Stand with “US Hooliganism”, or Stand by Its Treaty Obligations to Iran?

Since the Iranian revolution took power in 1979, the world stood against Iran because it is an “Islamic Republic”, unwilling to acknowledge and bow to US dominance of the Middle East and the entire world. I say the world because … The post “Radiating Insecurity”: Will Europe Stand with “US Hooliganism”, or Stand by Its … Continue reading ““Radiating Insecurity”: Will Europe Stand with “US Hooliganism”, or Stand by Its Treaty Obligations to Iran?”

More Families Freed from US Controlled Rukban Concentration Camp in Northern Syria

While the partisan, fake faction fight over usage of concentration camp persists domestically, American politicians and US media continue to ignore the US Rukban concentration camp in Syria. US occupation criminals continue as illicit armed guards, dictating which Syrians may … The post More Families Freed from US Controlled Rukban Concentration Camp in Northern Syria appeared first … Continue reading “More Families Freed from US Controlled Rukban Concentration Camp in Northern Syria”

Les charniers de Franco

Après soixante-six ans de silence, des Espagnols cherchent les restes de quelque 30 000 républicains fusillés au bord des routes, « disparus » dans la terrible répression de la guerre civile (1936-1939). Des frères ou des sœurs, des enfants et des petits-enfants de victimes du franquisme veulent (…) / Espagne, Histoire, Guerre d’Espagne 1936-1939 – … Continue reading “Les charniers de Franco”

Rétrospective des dépossessions, de la militarisation et de la contre-insurrection dans le sud-est du Mexique et en Amérique Centrale

Le 16 août 2014, le Congrès National Indigène publia la seconde déclaration sur l’expropriation de nos peuples, dans laquelle était exposée de en guise de métaphore, 24 rétrospectives de l’expropriation territoriale et de la guerre contre les peuples à l’échelle …

La Guerre Commerciale Corée-Japon: Que voulez-vous M. Shinzo Abe?

Le monde commence à s’inquiéter sérieusement de la guerre commerciale entre les deux plus grandes économies du monde. Pourtant, la conférence de G20 a décidé de promouvoir le régime de libre-échange. Mais Shinzo Abe, premier ministre du Japon, hôte de la conférence de G20, a déclaré une guerre incompréhensible à la Corée du Sud.

WWN Guide To Being Silenced By The Media

TIRED of nobody listening to your righteous fury on your podcast, newsletter, YouTube channel or soapbox? Need to bump up your audience figures so that you can really get your message out there and make some money from it? Then you need to get silenced by the media, and quick! Here’s a few pointers: 1)… … Continue reading “WWN Guide To Being Silenced By The Media”

Much Easier Laughing At Other Countries Than Facing Up To Own Problems, Admits Nation

THE NATION has sheepishly admitted to itself that it is much easier to just laugh at the Brits and the Yanks making utter fools of themselves rather than looking oneself in the mirror and confronting our own shortcomings head on. The confession could have been motivated by Irish people confronting any number of recent news… … Continue reading “Much Easier Laughing At Other Countries Than Facing Up To Own Problems, Admits Nation”

Man’s Existential Terror About Country’s Slide Towards Authoritarianism Sublimated Into Campaign To Get Journalist Fired For Tweet

DENVER—In an unconscious effort to channel his panic into a more conducive outlet, local man Erik Johnson had reportedly sublimated his existential terror about the United States’ continued descent into authoritarianism Monday by launching a campaign to get a journalist fired for an insensitive tweet. “This type of…Read more…

Tiffany Cabán’s Volunteer Army Faces a New Challenge: The Recount

Angela Sherpa could hear fireworks on the Fourth of July, but she couldn’t see them. The 22-year-old activist from Queens spent her holiday with dozens of other volunteers inside a co-working space in Bushwick, sorting paperwork and looking up voter registration information. The night before, her chosen candidate in a contested primary for Queens district … Continue reading “Tiffany Cabán’s Volunteer Army Faces a New Challenge: The Recount”

How to Serve Man? “The Narcotic Effect of Thinking We are a Democracy”

Inspired by the 1962 Twilight Zone episode How to Serve Man this writer uses that to make some cogent points about our corporate and political system. We have (too) large corporations that do as little as possible to make we … The post How to Serve Man? “The Narcotic Effect of Thinking We are a … Continue reading “How to Serve Man? “The Narcotic Effect of Thinking We are a Democracy””

“This Omar from Minnesota”. Trump’s Aggressive Tweets

Just when you thought President Trump couldn’t get any more absurd, out comes a series of tweets telling Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Ilhan Omar to “go back and help fix the totally broken and crime-infested places from which they came.”  Omar … The post “This Omar from Minnesota”. Trump’s Aggressive Tweets appeared first on Global Research.

America Pours “Oil into Fire” in Persian Gulf. Strategic Waterways. Control of Strait of Hormuz

The illegal seizure of an Iranian oil tanker off Gibralter by the British Navy last Friday is fast acquiring farcical character. Britain acted at the behest of the US; in turn, the US probably acted at the behest of the … The post America Pours “Oil into Fire” in Persian Gulf. Strategic Waterways. Control of … Continue reading “America Pours “Oil into Fire” in Persian Gulf. Strategic Waterways. Control of Strait of Hormuz”

Three Months Since Arrest of WikiLeaks Publisher: UK Government Holds “Media Freedom” Conference While Imprisoning Assange

Thursday marked three months since WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange was dragged out of the Ecuadorian embassy and into London’s Belmarsh Prison, where he is being held pending extradition to the United States and a drumhead trial on Espionage Act charges … The post Three Months Since Arrest of WikiLeaks Publisher: UK Government Holds “Media Freedom” … Continue reading “Three Months Since Arrest of WikiLeaks Publisher: UK Government Holds “Media Freedom” Conference While Imprisoning Assange”

Nigeria: Fulani Monarch Condoles with Fasoranti, Afenifere Leader over Daughter’s Death

 London, July 15, 2019 (AltAfrica)-Sarkin Fulani of Lagos and Chairman, Association of Fulani Chiefs, South-West Nigeria, Alhaji Mohammed Bambado has condoled with the leader of the Pan-Yoruba Socio-Cultural and Political Organization, Afenifere , Pa Ruben Fasoranti over the killing last Friday of his daughter, Mrs Funke Olakurin by unknown assailants. The deceased was returning to her base … Continue reading “Nigeria: Fulani Monarch Condoles with Fasoranti, Afenifere Leader over Daughter’s Death”

BREAKING: Oh My God, You Killed Her

MIAMI—As you gaze incredulously down at the body on the floor and the horror of what you just did begins to dawn on you, eyewitnesses at the scene confirmed Monday that oh my God, you—you killed her! “Jesus Christ. Jesus Christ! She’s dead!” stunned bystanders could be heard exclaiming over the sudden wail of the…Read … Continue reading “BREAKING: Oh My God, You Killed Her”

Department Of Interior Sets Aside Portion Of Florida Beachfront As National ‘Wild Things’ Preserve

WASHINGTON—Officially safeguarding the area’s secluded hot tubs, three-way friendly bungalows, and unlit beaches where troublesome friends can be quietly disposed of, the Department of Interior set aside a 300-mile stretch of Florida coastline as a National Wild Things Preserve, the agency reported Friday. “With their…Read more…

The Step Trump Can Take to Start Talks with Iran

by Jalil Bayat Iran began the second stage of rolling back its nuclear commitments on 7 July, by increasing its uranium enrichment levels from the 3.67 percent limit stipulated by the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). This was in fact in response to the U.S. withdrawal from the JCPOA fourteen months ago. Iran … Continue reading “The Step Trump Can Take to Start Talks with Iran”

Stifling “The Amman Message”: Threat to Bomb Islamic Studies Venue in Kuala Lumpur

In any civilised society no one will resort to violence, or the threat of violence, to stifle the voices that one does not want to hear.  Unfortunately, this is what happened in Malaysia a few days ago when some bigots … The post Stifling “The Amman Message”: Threat to Bomb Islamic Studies Venue in Kuala … Continue reading “Stifling “The Amman Message”: Threat to Bomb Islamic Studies Venue in Kuala Lumpur”

Strained US-Iraq Relations: Pompeo Considers Baghdad Embassy Pullout “Permanent”: Officials

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is not willing to send back the diplomats to the country’s embassy in Baghdad after they were evacuated earlier this year in May, according to several State Department officials. The evacuation came after tensions … The post Strained US-Iraq Relations: Pompeo Considers Baghdad Embassy Pullout “Permanent”: Officials appeared first … Continue reading “Strained US-Iraq Relations: Pompeo Considers Baghdad Embassy Pullout “Permanent”: Officials”

There’s Far More Diversity in Venezuela’s ‘Muzzled’ Media Than in US Corporate Press

The international corporate media have long displayed a peculiar creativity with the facts in their Venezuela reporting, to the point that coverage of the nation’s crisis has become perhaps the world’s most lucrative fictional genre. Ciara Nugent’s recent piece for … The post There’s Far More Diversity in Venezuela’s ‘Muzzled’ Media Than in US Corporate … Continue reading “There’s Far More Diversity in Venezuela’s ‘Muzzled’ Media Than in US Corporate Press”

US Waterboards Iran and Then Asks for Talks: Former IAEA Head

Washington is waterboarding Iran then asks for talks, said former head of the International Atomic Energy Agency Mohamed ElBaradei, adding that no country will cooperate under such ‘humiliating conditions’. “They are applying a waterboarding method to Iran, drowning Iran … The post US Waterboards Iran and Then Asks for Talks: Former IAEA Head appeared first … Continue reading “US Waterboards Iran and Then Asks for Talks: Former IAEA Head”

The Death Penalty as a Political Weapon: The Execution of Ethel and Julius Rosenberg

June 19 marked the 66th anniversary since the execution of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, a young Jewish-American couple from New York City, whose alleged guilt as Soviet “atomic spies” has never been proved—in spite of the numerous lies, forgeries … The post The Death Penalty as a Political Weapon: The Execution of Ethel and Julius … Continue reading “The Death Penalty as a Political Weapon: The Execution of Ethel and Julius Rosenberg”

Turkey’s Purchase of Russian S-400 Air Defense System: A Blow to the US War Machine

Turkey’s purchase of state-of-the-art Russian S-400 air defense equipment at the expense of less capable US Patriot and Terminal High Altitude Air Defense (THAAD) missiles is of much greater significance than has been reported. More on this below. The White … The post Turkey’s Purchase of Russian S-400 Air Defense System: A Blow to the … Continue reading “Turkey’s Purchase of Russian S-400 Air Defense System: A Blow to the US War Machine”

Syria Calls on Civilized World to Intervene in Turkey Cultural Aggression

Turkey has a long history of criminal aggression against Syria. Even before the NATO Spring was imposed in March 2011, Turkey had built tent cities for refugees, before they felt the need to flee. It has housed various terrorists, fraudulent … The post Syria Calls on Civilized World to Intervene in Turkey Cultural Aggression appeared first on … Continue reading “Syria Calls on Civilized World to Intervene in Turkey Cultural Aggression”

Why Austerity?

We’ve all heard ‘government spending must be cut back to live within our means’. We’ve heard it for decades; we’ve endured sell offs of national assets and budget cutbacks. But for what purpose? Was it necessary? Is it necessary? And … The post Why Austerity? appeared first on Global Research.

The US’ Official View of “Strategic Rivalry” in the Western Hemisphere. The Chinese Threat to US Hegemony

The Commander of US SOUTHCOM shared the US’ official view of strategic rivalry in the Western Hemisphere last week when speaking before the Senate Armed Services Committee’s Emerging Threats subcommittee, revealing that his country considers China to pose the greatest … The post The US’ Official View of “Strategic Rivalry” in the Western Hemisphere. The … Continue reading “The US’ Official View of “Strategic Rivalry” in the Western Hemisphere. The Chinese Threat to US Hegemony”