Archive for ‘War Lords’

13/02/2020

From the Front Lines of World War III

Human Wrongs Watch

By Ellyn Kaschak, Wall Street International*

Please return the favor of World War II and rescue freedom and democracy/

This government was not democratically elected and its not functioning according to the laws of the landThis government was not democratically elected and its not functioning according to the laws of the land (Image posted here from Wall Street International).

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Dear Britain, France, Belgium, Netherlands and even Germany,

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13/02/2020

Italy: Halt Abusive Migration Cooperation with Libya

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By Human Rights Watch*

12/02/2020

EU Lawmakers Slam Trump’s Middle East Peace Plan

12/02/2020

Leftist European Lawmakers Demand Concrete Actions on Palestine

For the Leftist MEPs (Member of European Parliament), the so-called Middle East Peace Plan legitimizes Israel’s war crimes.

The EU is aiming to take concrete actions against the Trump Peace Plan in the Middle EastThe EU is aiming to take concrete actions against the Trump Peace Plan in the Middle East | Photo: Reuters (Photo posted here from teleSUR’s article).

11 February 2020 (teleSUR)* — Leftist MEPs on Tuesday demanded concrete actions from the European Union (EU) in favor of Palestine and the end of an association agreement with Israel, following the U.S. plan for the Middle East.

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12/02/2020

Trump, Racism, and Fascism – More than Just Personality Disorders

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By Roger D. Harris – TRANSCEND Media Service*

After the supposedly post-racial presidency of Barack Obama, what passes for the liberal punditry discovered racism had arisen in the homeland. They never felt so good feeling bad about racism, denouncing what they identified as its primal cause – Mr. Trump, who was sullying that “shining example” of the United States of America.

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Obscured were those historical antecedents of this “exceptional” republic, founded on the expropriation of indigenous land and extermination of its inhabitants and built in part by African slave labor.

Peculiar Institution of US Racism

Trump has been reprehensible in pandering to white racism. But the Republicans have no monopoly on this franchise. We should remember the legacy of Jim Crow and Dixiecrat Democrats in high office including six US senators and two Supreme Court justices who were members of the Ku Klux Klan.

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10/02/2020

Dare to Invent the Future: Apply to Be a UN Young Champion of the Earth

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  • United Nations Environment Programme launches 2020 Young Champions of the Earth prize
  • Competition open to environmental entrepreneurs between 18 and 30 years of age
  • UNEP accepting applications from 10 February to 10 April 2020

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10/02/2020

Globalization of Indifference: Ai Weiwei and the Refugee Crisis

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Fajt, Jiří and Adam Budak (2017) Ai Weiwei: Law of the Journey. Prague: Národní galerie.

STOCKHOLM / ROME, Feb 10 2020 (IPS)* – Humans belong to a species that is constantly on the move . Since some Homo Sapiens 125,000 years ago began to move from the African continent, humans can be found all over the world, even in such utterly inhospitable places as the icebound plateaus of Antarctica.

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09/02/2020

The Darkest Decade for Indian Democracy

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By L.K. Sharma*

Since taking power Narendra Modi has dismantled the nation’s secular traditions, but there are signs Indians have had enough.

Women hold a sit-in protest against a contentious citizenship law in New Delhi on 20 January 2020.
Women hold a sit-in protest against a contentious citizenship law in New Delhi on 20 January 2020. | PA Images.

4 February 2020 (openDemocracy)* — On 26 January, India marked the 71st anniversary of its constitution. This year, however, the customary Republic Day celebrations were overshadowed by uncustomary protests.

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09/02/2020

Thunberg: ‘Indigenous Peoples Lead the Fight Against Crisis’

Meanwhile, Brazil’s Bolsonaro facilitates business activities in the Indigenous Peoples’ Amazonian lands.
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Greta Thunberg (C) at a climate strike with Sami children in Jokkmokk, Sweden, Feb. 07 2020.Greta Thunberg (C) at a climate strike with Sami children in Jokkmokk, Sweden, Feb. 07 2020. | Photo: EFE (Photoposted here from teleSUR’s article).

7 February 2020 (teleSUR)* – The Fridays For Future (FFF) movement activist Greta Thunberg praised the role of Indigenous peoples in the fight against global climate change during a demonstration in Jokkmokk, Sweden, on Friday [7 February 2020].
09/02/2020

Urgent Action Needed to Tackle Poverty and Inequalities Facing Indigenous Peoples

Human Wrongs Watch

Thirty years after the adoption of the only international Convention on the rights of indigenous peoples, a new ILO report finds they are still more likely to be poor and face particular hardships in the world of work.

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GENEVA, 3 February 2020 (ILO)* – The International Labour Organization (ILO) says there is an urgent need to tackle the high level of poverty and inequalities facing indigenous peoples.

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