Ukrainian journalists foiled operation of special services

On September 18, the Ukrainian opposition website “Strana” made a loud statement. The editorial office reported that Ukrainian special services tried to recruit Vyacheslav Seleznyov, a photojournalist of “Strana”. He is known More »

Kim, Moon agree to denuclearize Korean peninsula at Pyongyang summit

Leaders of the two Koreas agreed Wednesday to end military tensions and try to achieve complete denuclearization of the Korean peninsula. Kim Jong-un, top leader of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea More »

Russia: Missile that shot down flight MH17 was Ukrainian

The Russian military said on Monday (Sept 17) that the missile that shot down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, killing all 298 people on board, came from the arsenals of the Ukrainian army, More »

Riots in the Center of Kiev – Banderists Stormed the Prosecutor General’s Office

In Kiev outside the walls of the Prosecutor General’s Office of Ukraine the next “Maidan” [a metaphorical use of the word – ed] developed. Dissatisfied with the fact that a Chechen terrorist – More »

Yemen: mortar attack on UN food silo ‘could affect vital aid deliveries to millions’

Fighting in the Yemen port city of Hudaydah which has damaged a World Food Programme (WFP) storage facility, threatens to hamper efforts to feed millions of people in the war-torn country, it More »

 

USA | Just How Progressive Are the Democratic Party “Progressives”?

by Danny Haiphong

It should be all too clear by now that the “Resistance” to Donald Trump within the US power structure is just a public relations stunt to sow popular consensus for war.

“Wall Street Democrats will ruthlessly suppress even the most modest social democratic projects such as the Sanders-wing of the party no matter how much figures like Ocasio-Cortez kiss the imperialist feet of mass murderers like McCain.”

USA | US comedian: ‘We have to say yes to socialism’

Comedian Jim Carrey says Democrats need to stop running from Republican attacks and “say yes to socialism”

“We have to say yes to socialism — to the word and everything,” Mr. Carrey said Friday on HBO’s “Real Time with Bill Maher.” “We have to stop apologizing.”

USA | ‘The Symptom, Not the Disease:’ Michael Moore’s New Film Shows How Deep Political Dysfunction—and Failure of Democrats—Set Stage for Trump

With the premiere of his latest documentary film, “Fahrenheit 11/9,” receiving a standing ovation at the Toronto International Film Festival this week, filmmaker and activist Michael Moore issued a plea to audiences to come away from the movie with an understanding that simply removing President Donald Trump from office won’t do away with the circumstances which led to him being there.

USA | Google and Apple’s Systems to Track you in Person: What the Media Isn’t Telling You

Google is in the news (again) for creepy surveillance practices.  Google, AP reported, is tracking your physical whereabouts even after you tell them to shut Location History off.  Now Bloomberg reports they bought data about Mastercard transactions to link online ads with in-store purchases.  These make for interesting stories, but the real story, not being discussed, is the online-physical advertising systems engineered by Google and Apple.

USA | As Washington Vacillates, Asia’s Alliances Are Shifting

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Alliances and rivalries are reshuffling as Asian countries try to make sense of the Trump administration’s belligerent and erratic foreign policy. Increasingly a number of countries are charting a course of their own.

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