Archive for September 25th, 2018

25/09/2018

Yemen: The World’s Largest Humanitarian Crisis

Human Wrongs Watch

With three-quarters of the population requiring some form of basic assistance to survive, the humanitarian crisis in Yemen, now in its fourth year, has reached unprecedented levels of need. 

© UNICEF | A child waits as UNICEF-supported emergency humanitarian supplies are distributed in Hudaydah, Yemen in June 2018.

On Monday 24 September 2018, ahead of the United Nation’s 73rd General Assembly high-level debate, a special event will focus on the humanitarian response across the country, its major achievements and its daily challenges, in an attempt to galvanize more international support.

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25/09/2018

Johan Galtung: US Empire Will Collapse and Become a Dictatorship

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Geopolitics & Empire – TRANSCEND Media Service*

 

11 Sep 2017

The founder of peace and conflict studies, Dr. Johan Galtung, discusses his predictions of the US Empire collapsing and becoming a dictatorship, before eventually rebuilding the republic’s democracy.

Please turn on the English subtitles for best quality if difficult to understand; poor connection disrupted audio quality.

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25/09/2018

The Empire-Lovers Strike Back!

Human Wrongs Watch

By Richard E. Rubenstein – TRANSCEND Media Service*

Trump, Putin, and the Anti-Russian Coalition in the U.S.

Q: What do the following wildly diverse people and institutions have in common: MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow and Fox News’ Shepard Smith, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, The New York Timesand The Weekly Standard, The National Reviewand the Daily Kos?

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Richard E. Rubenstein

A: All agree that Donald Trump’s alleged “softness” toward Russia must be unequivocally condemned.  Trump’s meeting and press conference with Vladimir Putin in Helsinki last July were, in the late Senator John McCain’s words, “a tragic mistake,” if not “treasonous” (the term used by former CIA director John Brennan).

According to McCain, “the damage inflicted by President Trump’s naivety, egotism, false equivalence, and sympathy for autocrats is difficult to calculate.

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