Brexit: EU leaders decide UK’s fate behind closed doors as Theresa May secures Article 50 extension

by Jon Stone Theresa May was left waiting while European leaders decided the future of Brexit behind closed doors. The prime minister had hoped to be handed an extension of the Article More »

Nazi descendants publicly use the fascist greeting in the center of Europe

The Ukrainian edition «Correspondent» reports on a mass event held by Ukrainian Nazis in the westernmost region of Ukraine. Right-wing nationalists from the paramilitary organization of the Carpathian Sich published a photo More »

Canada to extend military training mission in Ukraine

Canada will announce as expected on Monday that it is extending a 200-strong military training mission in Ukraine, a source directly familiar with the matter said on Sunday. Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland More »

The House of Lords needs ‘total reform’ according to the person writing Corbyn’s constitutional policy

by Chris Jarvis The House of Lords has long been a feature of British politics. But the person responsible for developing Labour’s constitutional policy has called for it to be scrapped. ‘Total More »

No breakthrough but US, Taliban hail progress in Doha talks

After 16 days of discussions, US and Taliban negotiators have wrapped up their longest round of talks yet hailing progress on some key issues – but without producing a major breakthrough. More »

 

USA | The New York Times ‘burning aid’ story shows the corporate media is weeks behind independent outlets

by John McEvoy

On 10 March, the New York Times published a story disputing the US government’s claims that Venezuelan officials had burned US ‘aid’ trucks. The report showed that it was Venezuelan opposition protesters – and not pro-government forces – that had set the trucks alight.

USA | Ex-CIA agent: – We got millions to destroy Yugoslavia

Former CIA agent, Robert Baer, said in an interview with the Bosnian-speaking newspaper WebTribune, during a promotion tour for his upcoming book “Secrets of the White House”, in Quebec, Canada, that he and his group of agents in the nineties received millions of dollars to spread hatred and contributing to disunity in Yugoslavia. Baer was a leading agent for the CIA in 1991-94, and about his job then he says among other things:

USA | The US Humanitarian Aid Ploy to Venezuela Explained

Washington’s claim that Venezuela’s government has refused humanitarian aid is a gigantic lie. Kei Pritsker explains how the US deployed a mere $20 million in aid as a Trojan Horse for regime change.

By Kei Pritsker

Venezuela has recently come under fire for “refusing humanitarian aid” from the United States and Brazil. American pundits have said that President Nicolas Maduro’s refusal to allow this aid through is proof that he supports poverty and should be overthrown. After all, who would refuse aid, right? Well, it’s not that simple.

USA | The Hidden Reason Behind Low Vaccination Rates In The U.S.

It is widely agreed upon by health professionals that immunizations are one of the top few greatest advancement in public health – on par with clean drinking water. However, despite the known success of vaccines in reducing morbidity and mortality, immunization rates remain relatively low across the U.S. in 2019, especially in the 19-35 month age range. But Americans who blame anti-vaccination parents aren’t considering the full immunization story in the United States.

USA | Zero Dollars For Detention, Zero Dollars for the Border Wall!

Interview with Immigrant Rights Activist E.J. Esperanza on the Meaning of the Border Wall Agreement

(reprinted from the February 2019 issue of The Organizer newspaper)

[Note: The following interview with E.J. Esperanza, an undocumented organizer with the Immigrant Liberation Movement (ILM) in the San Francisco Bay Area, was conducted by The Organizer newspaper on February 12, 2019 two days before President Trump announced that he would sign the Congressional agreement on the spending bill, to avoid another government shutdown, while also declaring a national emergency to secure more funding for the border wall. See front-page editorial on the political and Constitutional crisis opened with the Trump declaration of the national emergency.]

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