Sanders, Warren, and Wyden Slam Assange Indictment, a Renegade Use of the Espionage Act to Criminalize Journalism

The Justice Department filed 17 charges against WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange on Thursday, deploying the controversial Espionage Act as a cudgel against First Amendment protections and press freedom. It’s the first time the U.S. government has used the Espionage Act to prosecute a publisher, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists.   Democratic presidential candidates … Continue reading “Sanders, Warren, and Wyden Slam Assange Indictment, a Renegade Use of the Espionage Act to Criminalize Journalism”

Liberals Fall Into Line: a Recurring Phenomenon

Photograph of Ramón Mercader “Well, if it is Ramon Mercader, you’ll have quite a story. . . .” I have found a snapshot of a man bearing a striking resemblance to the assassin of Leon Trotsky–in a suitcase stuffed with leaflets, posters, old letters, and photographs from my father’s 1940 sabbatical in Mexico. The man … Continue reading “Liberals Fall Into Line: a Recurring Phenomenon”

Myomo® Announces Participation in Beijing Trade Show

May 23, 2019 Myomo to Attend with Ryzur Medical to Assess Chinese Market Opportunity CAMBRIDGE, Mass. & BEIJING–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Myomo, Inc. (NYSE American: MYO) (“Myomo” or the “Company”), a wearable medical robotics company that offers increased functionality for those suffering from neurological disorders and upper limb paralysis, announces its participation in the China International Fair for … Continue reading “Myomo® Announces Participation in Beijing Trade Show”

Global Cloud Xchange Named ‘Best Managed Services Provider’ by Telecom Asia Awards 2019

May 22, 2019 HONG KONG–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Global Cloud Xchange (GCX), a subsidiary of Reliance Communications, has been named ‘Best Managed Services Provider’ by Telecom Asia Awards 2019. Now in its 22nd year, the Telecom Asia Awards are the region’s longest-running and most prestigious telecom industry awards which recognize outstanding performance by service providers and industry executives. … Continue reading “Global Cloud Xchange Named ‘Best Managed Services Provider’ by Telecom Asia Awards 2019”

KDDI and SUMITOMO to enter Myanmar’s Mobile Game Industry

May 22, 2019 Picture:  TOKYO, May 22, 2019 – (JCN Newswire) – KDDI CORPORATION and SUMITOMO CORPORATION plan to jointly operate a mobile game publishing business in Myanmar through FUNCREATE MYANMAR LTD. (FCM), a subsidiary of Singapore-based joint venture FUNCREATE PTE. LTD. (FC). Both FC and FCM are assembling a repertoire of mobile device games … Continue reading “KDDI and SUMITOMO to enter Myanmar’s Mobile Game Industry”

Vietnam Startup Wins $1 Million Grand Prize at 2019 Startup World Cup

May 21, 2019 Picture:  Regional Winners from Around the World Competed for a $1 Million Investment at the Grand Finale Event in San Francisco SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Months of preparation and pitching by hundreds of entrepreneurs around the world came down to 12 finalists at the Startup World Cup Grand Finale event on Friday, May 17, … Continue reading “Vietnam Startup Wins $1 Million Grand Prize at 2019 Startup World Cup”

Maduro Gives Trump a Lesson in Ethics and Morality

In clear violation of the Vienna Convention, the United States police entered by force, after 37 days of resistance, the premises that housed the Venezuelan Embassy and arrested the four activists protecting the diplomatic headquarters from the terrorist vandalism of the so-called “Venezuelan opposition. “The Venezuelan government will respond to the invasion of its embassy … Continue reading “Maduro Gives Trump a Lesson in Ethics and Morality”

South Korea Takes the Lead in Food Waste Recycling

May 18, 2019 Picture:  The world wastes more than 1.3 billion tonnes of food each year. The planet’s 1 billion hungry people could be fed on less than a quarter of the food wasted in the US and Europe. In a recent report, the World Economic Forum identified cutting food waste by up to 20 … Continue reading “South Korea Takes the Lead in Food Waste Recycling”

Uncle Sam Needs Our Help Again?

Image Source: James Montgomery Flagg – Public Domain Earlier in 2019, the US Congress utilized its power to wage or not wage war and voted to end US involvement in the Saudi Arabian war in Yemen. Donald Trump vetoed the bill and it died. Meanwhile, the Pentagon and US intelligence agencies were ramping up pressure … Continue reading “Uncle Sam Needs Our Help Again?”

MIFF 2019 Breaks Billion-Dollar Sales at 25th Anniversary Edition

May 15, 2019 Picture:  KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, May 15, 2019 –( ASIA TODAY )– Malaysian International Furniture Fair (MIFF), the industry’s largest marketplace in Southeast Asia, has smashed through the billion-dollar sales mark for the first time in its 25-year history. Exhibitors at MIFF 2019 raked in US$1.01 billion in sales over four days from … Continue reading “MIFF 2019 Breaks Billion-Dollar Sales at 25th Anniversary Edition”

IAAPA Expo Asia 2019 Returns to Shanghai, China, 11-14 June

May 14, 2019 SHANGHAI, China (9 May 2019) –( ASIA TODAY )– IAAPA, the global association for the attractions industry, hosted a press conference today of IAAPA Expo Asia 2019 (formerly Asian Attractions Expo), as IAAPA executive, attractions industry leaders, and industry media gather to preview the Expo. Scheduled to take place 11-14 June 2019 … Continue reading “IAAPA Expo Asia 2019 Returns to Shanghai, China, 11-14 June”

Does the U.S. Have the Right to Impunity?

The United States Army has established a long history of war crimes, beginning with the genocide of native peoples in the North America, through those committed in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Syria, more recently. Usually, the U.S. government, the armed forces, … The post Does the U.S. Have the Right to Impunity? appeared first on Global … Continue reading “Does the U.S. Have the Right to Impunity?”

What Ben Shapiro’s frenzied reaction to a BBC interview tells us about political tribalism

Historians will credit Prime Minister Viktor Orbán with being ahead of his time on the nature of political discourse and on the populist transformation of what was once called conservatism. Mr. Orbán has avoided all debates with his political opponents since 2006 and finessed the tribal approach to politics that was only adopted by others … Continue reading “What Ben Shapiro’s frenzied reaction to a BBC interview tells us about political tribalism”

INFICON Recognized with Supplier Excellence Award from ON Semiconductor

May 10, 2019 FabGuard Software Brings Efficiency and Cost Savings to ON Semiconductor Processes EAST SYRACUSE, N.Y.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–INFICON Inc., a leading supplier of vacuum instrumentation and process control software to the semiconductor manufacturing industry, has been recognized by ON Semiconductor as their 2018 Front End Site Supplier of the Year. Jeffrey P. Wincel, Vice President … Continue reading “INFICON Recognized with Supplier Excellence Award from ON Semiconductor”

Islam and Environmentalism

by Austin Bodetti Across the Global South, community leaders, politicians, and scientists are wrestling with how to rally their compatriots to combat climate change and prepare their countries for the dangers of environmental degradation. In several corners of the Muslim world, academics and environmentalists have looked for inspiration from a source that has mobilized countless … Continue reading “Islam and Environmentalism”

Nigeria: Heritage CEO, Prince Yisa Adeniyi Olaniyan elected the new Onipokia of Ipokia in Ogun State

By: Adetokunbo Fakeye London, May 9, 2019 (AltAfrica)-The CEO of Afro-Heritage Entertainment Company and the President/Chairman of the reputable AHBEAwards in Houston Texas, USA, Prince Yisa Adeniyi Olaniyan was on Wednesday unanimously elected the Onipokia of Ipokia in Ogun State, South West Nigeria Olaniyan unanimously defeated other seven candidates as all the kingmakers voted for … Continue reading “Nigeria: Heritage CEO, Prince Yisa Adeniyi Olaniyan elected the new Onipokia of Ipokia in Ogun State”

Netanyahu’s Embrace of Far-Right Leaders Leaves Jews Vulnerable to Anti-Semitism

by Rachel Shenhav-Goldberg For some years now, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been forming close diplomatic relations with far-right nationalist world leaders. This alignment might promote Netanyahu’s plan to strengthen Jewish nationalism in Israel, but it concomitantly weakens diaspora Jews and makes them more vulnerable to anti-Semitism and hate crimes in their own countries. … Continue reading “Netanyahu’s Embrace of Far-Right Leaders Leaves Jews Vulnerable to Anti-Semitism”

A War Reporter Covers “The End of Ice” — And It Will Change the Way You Think About Climate Catastrophe

Focusing on breath and gratitude, Dahr Jamail’s latest book, “The End of Ice: Bearing Witness and Finding Meaning in the Path of Climate Disruption,” stitches together personal introspection and gut-wrenching interviews with leading climate experts. The rapidly receding glaciers of Denali National Park, home to the highest peak in North America, inspired the book’s title. … Continue reading “A War Reporter Covers “The End of Ice” — And It Will Change the Way You Think About Climate Catastrophe”

A Debate on Maduro: Two Venezuelans Oppose U.S. Intervention But Differ on Steps Ahead

Competing pro- and anti-government rallies were held Wednesday as President Nicolás Maduro accused the United States of backing Tuesday’s failed coup led by opposition leader Juan Guaidó. Speaking to a massive crowd of supporters outside the presidential palace of Miraflores, Maduro said the United States had been tricked into believing that several top Venezuelan officials … Continue reading “A Debate on Maduro: Two Venezuelans Oppose U.S. Intervention But Differ on Steps Ahead”

Other, Where Art Thou?: Countering Benign Liberal Intolerance

Any life career that you choose in following your bliss (including choosing love) should be chosen with [the] sense that nobody can frighten me off this thing. And no matter what happens, this is the validation of my life and action. – Joseph Campbell, The Power of Myth The beginning of romantic love in the … Continue reading “Other, Where Art Thou?: Countering Benign Liberal Intolerance”

GP&E, a Recognized Pioneer of Advanced Eco-Material in South Korea Moves its Way to North America and Launches its First USA Branch in San Jose

May 01, 2019 May 01, 2019 12:18 PM Hong Kong Time – SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–GP&E Co., Ltd. is a leading global company with eco-friendly technology, based on integrated technologies of environment, biology, and nanochemistry. GP&E Co., Ltd. manufactures and supplies various kinds of high quality Humidity Sensors such as Humidity Indicator Cards (HICs) for … Continue reading “GP&E, a Recognized Pioneer of Advanced Eco-Material in South Korea Moves its Way to North America and Launches its First USA Branch in San Jose”

High Levels of Toxic PFAS Chemicals Pollute Breast Milk Around the World

Decades after DuPont and 3M first discovered that the perfluorinated chemicals making them fortunes could be transmitted from mothers to babies, millions of women around the world are passing dangerous amounts of these toxic compounds to their children, according to a report published on Monday. Women’s breast milk in many countries now contains chemicals belonging to a … Continue reading “High Levels of Toxic PFAS Chemicals Pollute Breast Milk Around the World”

Why Left Wing Populism Is Not Enough

Photograph Source: Sutch – CC BY 3.0 The considerable advances that the labor movements made in the period 1945–1978 (known as “The Golden Age of Capitalism”), and the considerable expansion of social, labor, and political rights that these movements achieved on both sides of the North Atlantic (North America and Western Europe), generated a response … Continue reading “Why Left Wing Populism Is Not Enough”

LNG2019: Success in Shanghai for Flagship LNG Event

Apr 25, 2019 Picture:  The 19th International Conference & Exhibition on Liquefied Natural Gas is presented by the International Gas Union (IGU), GTI and the International Institute of Refrigeration (IIR) – the only LNG event owned by the industry, run for the industry. From 1-5 April, over 15,000 attendees from more than 80 countries around … Continue reading “LNG2019: Success in Shanghai for Flagship LNG Event”

The Coming Ebola Epidemic

The Ebola epidemic in West Africa from 2013 to 2016  left more than 11,000 dead and panicked the American public when a few isolated cases turned up on U.S. soil. By the time the outbreak was contained, the international community had learned valuable lessons about how to combat the virus. Now, a new outbreak in … Continue reading “The Coming Ebola Epidemic”

What really happened in causing World Wars?

Throughout history, we have put efforts to live in peace and harmony with each other. Although we inhabit the whole planet across all 7 continents, we somehow found ways to have mutual interaction through trading and migration. More powerful nations slowly expanded their empire and degree of influence to neighboring countries or to unchartered territories. … Continue reading “What really happened in causing World Wars?”

Earthquakes caused by industrial activities: what are the risks and how can they be reduced?

A wastewater injection well in Coyle, Oklahoma. Increases in wastewater injection at the underground can destabilise pre-existing faults, setting off earthquakes. J. Berry Harrison III / News 9 Oklahoma, Author providedOn September 3, 2016, a magnitude 5.8 earthquake struck just northwest of Pawnee, Oklahoma, causing moderate to severe damages in buildings near the epicenter. It was the … Continue reading “Earthquakes caused by industrial activities: what are the risks and how can they be reduced?”

Why seismologists didn’t see Mexico’s deadly earthquake coming

Mexico has a long seismic history, so any given earthquake here does not necessarily come as a surprise. In the pre-Hispanic epoch, inhabitants of the country’s central zone reported on earthquakes in their “códices,” or indigenous records, attributing the shaking to the wrath of their gods. But the quake that convulsed the southeastern states of … Continue reading “Why seismologists didn’t see Mexico’s deadly earthquake coming”

Cosmoprof Asia 2019 Leader For Quality B2B Activities In Asia-Pacific

Apr 17, 2019 Picture:  HONG KONG, April 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Cosmoprof Asia, the leading b2b international beauty trade show in Asia, turns 24 this November. The success of the “One Fair, Two Venues” formula is well reflected in the results of the last edition: 5% growth in number of exhibitors to 3,030 companies from … Continue reading “Cosmoprof Asia 2019 Leader For Quality B2B Activities In Asia-Pacific”

Dépossession: la financiarisation de l’immobilier, par LHK

Encore un vrai problème que le logement, surtout le prix des loyers. Partagez ! Volti ****** Source Zone-Bourse via Liliane Held Khawam Blackstone Real Estate: We are one of the largest real estate private equity firms in the world today with $136 billion of assets under management. We operate around the globe with investments and … Continue reading “Dépossession: la financiarisation de l’immobilier, par LHK”

ESR and UOB Enter into JPY20 Billion Loan Facility Agreement to Acquire Prime Tokyo Bay Land

Apr 16, 2019 SINGAPORE, TOKYO & HONG KONG, Apr 16, 2019 – (ACN Newswire) – United Overseas Bank Limited (UOB) and ESR announced today that UOB Tokyo Branch and ESR Sachiura TMKs have signed a non-recourse JPY20 billion (US$179 million) financing facility agreement for ESR’s land acquisition in Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan. ESR Sachiura TMKs … Continue reading “ESR and UOB Enter into JPY20 Billion Loan Facility Agreement to Acquire Prime Tokyo Bay Land”

Discover Extends Relationship with Global Payments to Increase Acceptance in Hong Kong and Taiwan

Apr 12, 2019 April 12, 2019 08:00 PM Hong Kong Time – RIVERWOODS, Ill. & HONG KONG–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Global Payments Inc. (NYSE: GPN), a leading worldwide provider of payment technology and software solutions, and Discover Financial Services, a leading direct bank and payments services company, announced today that Global Payments is now an acquirer for all … Continue reading “Discover Extends Relationship with Global Payments to Increase Acceptance in Hong Kong and Taiwan”

Two Trump Executive Orders Will Make It Even Easier to Build Pipelines

Consolidation of power into the federal government will make it harder for states to oppose pipeline construction for environmental reasons, says Tamara O’Laughlin, North America Director of 350.org (http://350.org). The post Two Trump Executive Orders Will Make It Even Easier to Build Pipelines appeared first on The Real News Network.

US, Nigeria, other nations train navies in Gulf of Guinea

London, April 2, 2019 (AltAfrica)-The United States Navy and 33 other countries recently carried out weeks of maritime training in the Gulf of Guinea, to improve safety against pirates and to improve the monitoring of the West Africa coastline. The Obangame Express training exercise, in its ninth year, this year included 2,500 personnel, 95 ships … Continue reading “US, Nigeria, other nations train navies in Gulf of Guinea”