A recently surfaced sexual misconduct allegation suggests that at least one report about Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s behavior went undiscussed at his confirmation hearing, although the claim lacked corroboration or significant investigation. What do you think?Read more…
HONG KONG, Sept 16, 2019 – (ACN Newswire) – Victory Offices Limited (“Victory Offices”) (ASX: VOL) is a flexible workspace provider listed on the Australian Stock Exchange that offers premium serviced offices, co-working and lounge spaces, virtual offices …
Another lone scientist ready to save the worldWhen I stumbled into this article, I thought it was a joke. You know, the kind that goes, “Scientists find a solution to stop forest fires in the Amazon: all that’s needed is to cut the trees and turn it into a giant parking lot!” But no, it … Continue reading “Breaking News: Lone Genius Saves the World with his Invention”
Abdullah is the first pro-India Kashmiri politician to be detained under the Public Safety Act.
One of the avatars of the Goddess. The beauty of the Gaian theology is that, unlike for ordinary theology, you don’t have to rely only on second-hand reports about the subject of your studies. Gaia exists, and you can perceive Her all around us. Then, the question is: what or who is She? As you know, the … Continue reading “Notes on Gaian Theology: Is the Goddess a Superorganism?”
Kashmir’s Shias feel a particular sense of vulnerability as minorities.
U.S. defense firm Lockheed Martin has been awarded a contract to build a F-35 maintenance repair and upgrade facility in Japan.
No comment. (h/t Steve Kurtz)
Basketball wasn’t a big deal in China. And then everything changed.
Sep 16, 2019 Picture: PENANG, 16th September 2019 –( ASIA TODAY )– Prominent Asian Direct Selling Company, QNET’s global convention, V-Malaysia opened here on Friday for the second time this year with over 10,000 participants from around the globe Marking the 21st Anniversary of QNET, the direct selling subsidiary of the QI Group, the five-day … Continue reading “QNET draws 10000 entrepreneurs to Penang for second global conference this year”
Sep 16, 2019 Picture: Singapore, 12 September 2019 –( ASIA TODAY )– DB Schenker in Asia Pacific has been awarded the prestigious Supply Chain Innovation of the Year, as well as Global 3PL of the Year, at the Supply Chain Asia Awards 2019 held in Singapore. The 14th edition of this annual Awards celebrates the … Continue reading “DB Schenker scores a brace at the Supply Chain Asia Awards 2019”
Sep 16, 2019 Picture: Although medical care facilities and services have a vast number of quality checks to ensure that each patient receives the best treatment possible for their condition, it is still possible that your treatment that can wrong. This can be due to a number of factors, including human error and negligence, and … Continue reading “What to Do When Your Medical Care Goes Wrong”
WALPOLE, NH—As he shuffled through the pages of one of the 463 x 1018 primary resources he has assembled thus far, an overwhelmed Ken Burns reported Monday that he may have gotten in over his head when he agreed to produce a 17-trillion-hour documentary for PBS titled The Universe. “It’s definitely a lot more work…Read … Continue reading “Panicked Ken Burns Worried He In Too Deep With 17-Trillion-Hour ‘The Universe’ Documentary”
We’re approaching a turning point on the mainstream’s attitudes towards climate change. // On climate, young Republicans now sound like Democrats // Over 170 news outlets vow to cover climate // McKibben in TIME: “Hello From the Year 2050. We Avoided the Worst of Climate Change — But Everything Is Different”
by Austin Bodetti As Iran wrestles with devastating economic sanctions imposed after the United States’ withdrawal from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, the news media has highlighted the impact on Iran’s economy as a whole, noting predictions by the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank that it would contract by between 3.8 and … Continue reading “Iran Struggles With Food Security Amid Sanctions”
So far, attacks attributed to Iran haven’t resulted in a military confrontation with the United States.
At the United Nations General Assembly, the United States must push back against their agenda.
A new adviser to Joe Biden’s presidential campaign, the director of outreach to the Asian-American Pacific Islander community, is a strong backer of extreme right-wing Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Amit Jani took to Facebook in May to celebrate the authoritarian leader’s reelection. Jani, whose hiring as AAPI national vote director was announced last week, comes … Continue reading “A Top Joe Biden Staffer Is a Supporter of India’s Authoritarian Leader Narendra Modi”
BETHESDA, MD—Following the former Trump administration national security advisor receiving several warnings to tone down the use of violent rhetoric against other residents, John Bolton was reportedly asked Monday to leave a condo board meeting after repeatedly advocating bombing the Isaacsons. “Mr. Bolton, we must…Read more…
by Paul R. Pillar The Abqaiq oil processing facility in Saudi Arabia has always been regarded as a vulnerable choke point in the world petroleum trade. Essential for separating harmful gas and stabilizing crude oil to make it safe to transport on ocean-going tankers, the facility can process some seven million barrels of crude per … Continue reading “Stoking Middle East Conflicts Has Just Become More Damaging”
Retired Vice Adm. John Miller says the United States and Saudi Arabia should ratchet up the war in Yemen to hit back at Iran.
The National Rifle Association nearly doubled its spending on pro-gun Facebook propaganda for three weeks after the mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, according to analytics provided to The Intercept. The social advertising surge began just one day after the El Paso massacre, which left 22 people dead, and on the same … Continue reading “NRA Ramped Up Facebook Advertising Immediately After Mass Shootings in El Paso and Dayton”
The Gwich’in nation vowed to protect sacred lands today after the Bureau of Land Management released a Final Environmental Impact Statement promoting oil & gas exploitation in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge located in northeastern Alaska, It is the largest … The post Oil and Gas Exploitation: The Gwich’in Nation Vows to Protect Sacred Lands in Alaska’s Arctic … Continue reading “Oil and Gas Exploitation: The Gwich’in Nation Vows to Protect Sacred Lands in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge”
Syrian families held captive by Trump Regime Forces and their ISIS affiliates of Maghaweer Thawra terrorists at al-Rukban Concentration Camp went out of their tents in the high heat of the desert to protest for food the day before yesterday, … The post US Supported Syria “Rebels” Fire Live Rounds at Syrian Families in Rukban … Continue reading “US Supported Syria “Rebels” Fire Live Rounds at Syrian Families in Rukban Concentration Camp”
Starting in July and running to the present day, there have been repeated calls from mainstream media, from leading statesmen and from diplomats, in the United States and in Europe, for some kind of rapprochement with Russia to be put in place. This is remarkable given the continually escalating informational, economic, military confrontation between Russia … Continue reading “West’s Newfound Desire for a Partial Russia Thaw Is Real. It’s Also Driven Solely by a Fear of a Sino-Russian Bloc”
The recent attacks on Saudi oil facilities by Yemeni Houthi forces demonstrate once again that an aggressive foreign policy often brings unintended consequences and can result in blowback. In 2015 Saudi Arabia attacked its neighbor, Yemen, because a coup in that country ousted the Saudi-backed dictator. Four years later Yemen is in ruins, with nearly…
HASTINGS-ON-HUDSON, NY—Saying that the U.S. history teacher had freaked out over basically nothing, classroom sources confirmed Monday that Mr. Bennington completely lost his shit in third period. “We were in the middle of a unit on World War II and Kyle was just sort of talking with some friends, and all of a sudden,…Read more…
HASTINGS-ON-HUDSON, NY—Saying that his rude and obnoxious behavior should have come as a surprise to absolutely no one, classroom sources confirmed Monday that Kyle was acting like a petulant little shit in third period. “I’m trying to get these kids to focus for long enough to actually learn a thing or two about the…Read more…
Napping once or twice every week could have beneficial effects on cardiovascular health, making such nappers 48% less likely to suffer a heart attack, stroke, or heart failure than those who did not nap at all. What do you think?Read more…
by Robert E. Hunter In the Middle East, there is an old admonition: be careful what you wish for. Winning the war against Saddam Hussein’s Iraq in 2003 was a prime example, in that it created a continuing mess that does not promise to get better anytime soon. Now in the Levant, President Donald Trump … Continue reading “A U.S.-Israeli Mutual Defense Treaty: It Won’t Happen”
When birds migrate, timing is everything. Fly too late, and they miss the peak season for finding good food, a good mate, or a good nest site. But that’s just what may happen to migrants unlucky enough to eat pesticide-laced … The post Common Pesticide Makes Migrating Birds Anorexic appeared first on Global Research.
In November 2018, Detroit-based General Motors dealt a staggering blow to 2,700 Canadian workers when it announced plans leading to the closure of a key automotive assembly plant in Oshawa, Ontario. In its heyday decades earlier, GM Oshawa had been … The post Canada’s Auto Workers: GM Closure and the Struggle for “Green Energy”. The … Continue reading “Canada’s Auto Workers: GM Closure and the Struggle for “Green Energy”. The Production of Electric Utility Vehicles”
Saturday’s attack on the Saudi oil and gas processing station in Abqaiq hit its stabilization facility: The stabilization process is a form of partial distillation which sweetens “sour” crude oil (removes the hydrogen sulfide) and reduces vapor pressure, thereby making the crude oil safe for shipment in tankers. Stabilizers maximize production of valuable hydrocarbon liquids, while making the … Continue reading “Surgical Strike: Attack on Saudi Oil Plant Was Incredibly Well-Executed”
AFTER months of endless bickering with right-wing supporters under various Gemma O’Doherty social media posts, Waterford man Conor Whealan has claimed to have found an end all solution to avoiding the former human being’s ongoing tirade. “I unfollowed her and she simply went away,” the astonished 27-year-old explained his ingenious move. “Who’d have thought that something so simple as unfollowing someone… … Continue reading “This Man Unfollowed Gemma O’Doherty And Her Posts Simply Vanished Overnight”
1,400 people gathered to discuss how to build infrastructure—and movements—that support decarbonization and equity. We spoke to one of the event’s hosts, Daniel Aldana Cohen The post How Can We Design a Green New Deal? appeared first on The Real News Network.
By Natalie Hanman This story was originally published by The Guardian, and is republished here as part of the Covering Climate Now partnership to strengthen the media’s focus on the climate crisis. Why are you publishing this book now? I still feel that the way that we talk about climate change is too compartmentalised, too … Continue reading “Naomi Klein Says Climate Barbarism is Here”
In 2011 the Budapest City Council led by Mayor István Tarlós renamed one of the most beautiful squares in Budapest. After 64 years Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s name was stripped from the oblong square in front of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. Removal of the signs This decision was a slap in the face of the … Continue reading “Budapest Mayor István Tarlós shamed America with the removal of Roosevelt’s name”
The weapon that Amsterdam mayor Femke Halsema’s 15-year-old son was arrested with in July was a deactivated revolver that belonged to his father, Robert Oey, the boy’s father and Halsema’s partner said in an interview with NRC. The boy found the weapon in a drawer in the mayor’s official residence, where Oey left it before … Continue reading “A’dam mayor’s son was arrested with deactivated gun that belonged to his father; opposition wants answers”
Dear Readers, Over the past year, largely due to changes in how information is distributed online, our finances have been hit hard. We currently run a monthly deficit: we cannot cover our monthly costs. In what effectively amounts to online … The post The Cost of Wanting to Tell the Truth: Global Research Needs Your Support … Continue reading “The Cost of Wanting to Tell the Truth: Global Research Needs Your Support”
Greetings delegates and organizers. My name is Mark Taliano. I am a writer and Research Associate at the Center For Research on Globalization (Global Research). My book, Voices from Syria, and my website marktaliano.net represent my efforts to take … The post The Barbarity of US-NATO, War Propaganda and the “Rule of International Law” appeared first … Continue reading “The Barbarity of US-NATO, War Propaganda and the “Rule of International Law””
I think we already know the answer. We need to go further and try and understand what this partially veiled, but completely serious, US and UK destruction of a modern journalist means for all of us. Assange is an advocate … The post Why Is Julian Assange Being Tortured to Death? appeared first on Global … Continue reading “Why Is Julian Assange Being Tortured to Death?”
At the start of the 2000s, Suzuki Muneo was one of the most prominent politicians in Japan. Elected to the House of Representatives for the first time in 1983, Suzuki eventually served eight terms. He became a powerful figure in … The post Japan-Russia Relations, The Kuril Islands Dispute and the Revival of Suzuki Muneo … Continue reading “Japan-Russia Relations, The Kuril Islands Dispute and the Revival of Suzuki Muneo”
Britain’s proposed HS2 high-speed rail link that would cost more than £400m per mile to complete would make it the most expensive railway on Earth, according to new estimates commissioned by the UK Department for Transport. According to these calculations, … The post World’s Most Expensive UK Railway Project at £100 Billion, Derailed Before Any … Continue reading “World’s Most Expensive UK Railway Project at £100 Billion, Derailed Before Any Track Actually Laid”
Tsuyoshi Hasegawa, a US citizen who was born in Japan, has taught in both countries. Applying his specialized knowledge of Russian history to an analysis of the US decision to drop atomic bombs on Japan, he challenges the prevailing … The post What Role Did the Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and Soviet Entry … Continue reading “What Role Did the Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and Soviet Entry into the War Play in Japan’s Decision to Surrender in the Pacific War?”
Global Research has published several articles which provide different as well as opposing views of the strikes directed Saudi Arabia’s oil facilities. What was the (direct or indirect) role of Iran in these strikes? *** This weekend’s massive drone strike … The post The Ansarullah’s Drone Strike against Saudi Arabia’s Oil Facilities Was a Classic … Continue reading “The Ansarullah’s Drone Strike against Saudi Arabia’s Oil Facilities Was a Classic “David vs. Goliath” Moment?”
The strikes which paralysed the Saudi oil industry on Saturday morning, forcing it to halve its output of crude oil, were made by Iranian drones launched from Hashd al-Shaabi bases in southern Iraq, a senior Iraqi intelligence official has told … The post Iranian Drones Launched from Iraq Carried Out Attacks on Saudi Oil Plants … Continue reading “Iranian Drones Launched from Iraq Carried Out Attacks on Saudi Oil Plants”
Ending a war is like stopping a heavy truck. Even when you slam on the brakes, the mass and inertia of the conflict takes a very long time to halt; the violence might end but the effects can reverberate through … The post Landmines: Reclaiming the Community One Bomb at a Time: The View from … Continue reading “Landmines: Reclaiming the Community One Bomb at a Time: The View from Indochina”
Zere Asylbek’s new single pushes Kyrgyz society to get over its political apathy.
Huge blazes were reported at two oil facilities in Saudi Arabia owned by Aramco. While Saudi authorities refused to assign blame, media outlets like the BBC immediately began insinuating either Yemen’s Houthis or Iran were responsible. The BBC in its … The post “Drone Attack” on Saudi Oil – Who Benefits? appeared first on Global Research.