Who is Pope Francis? Jorge Mario Bergoglio and Argentina’s “Dirty War” By Prof Michel Chossudovsky

29 August 2018 — Global Research

Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio and Argentina’s “Dirty War”

From the inception of his Vatican mandate in March 2013 until the recent sex scandal revelations in early 2018, Pope Francis has been portrayed by the Western media and the international community as a left leaning champion of “Liberation Theology” committed to World peace and global poverty alleviation.

Pope Francis is now accused of coverup, corruption and camouflage.

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Black Agenda Report for Thursday August 29, 2018: Mourning the Manufactured McCain, Blacks May Back Bernie in 2020, Prison Strike 2018

30 August 2018 — Black Agenda Report

The Manufactured McCain: Lifting Up A Bloodstained Lying Venal Servant of Capitalist Empire 

– Bruce A. Dixon , BAR managing editor
John McCain was a bloodstained bribe taking, lying, war criminal and politician who constructed a myth of himself as outsider and war hero. Lifting him up justifies and sanctifies the empire of capital. Soon they’ll be naming parks and schools after him.

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Global Breaking News on GMOs and Pesticides 30 August 2018: Monsanto/Bayer/Agent Orange

30 August 2018 — Sustainable Pulse

Editors’ picks

Are Banned Drugs in Your Meat?

Ketamine – a hallucinogenic party drug and experimental antidepressant. Phenylbutazone – an anti-inflammatory deemed too risky for human use. Chloramphenicol – a powerful antibiotic linked to potentially deadly anemia. All these drugs are prohibited in beef, poultry, and pork consumed in the U.S. Yet government data obtained by Consumer Reports suggest that trace amounts of […]

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Climate Change — Too important to ignore!

7 August 2018 — Countercurrents

Hothouse Earth – Evidence for a demise of the planetary life support system

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In a key paper titled “Trajectories of the Earth System in the Anthropocene“,published in the Proceedings of the US National Academy of Science (6.8.2018),a group of 17 climate and environment scientists (Will Steffen, Johan Rockström, Katherine Richardson, Timothy M. Lenton, Carl Folke, Diana Liverman, Colin P. Summerhayes, Anthony D. Barnosky, Sarah E. Cornell, Michel Crucifix, Jonathan F. Donges, Ingo Fetzer, Steven J. Lade, Marten Scheffer, Ricarda Winkelmann, and Hans Joachim Schellnhuber) have issued a stern warning to humanity  with regard to the future of advanced life on Earth (http://www.pnas.org/content/early/2018/07/31/1810141115)

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Carrying capacity, technology, and ecomodernist confusion By Michael Friedman

29 August 2018 — Climate & Capitalism

A radical biologist replies to an ecomodernist who ignores the social roots of environmental crises

Dr. Michael Friedman teaches biology in Antigua, and is a member of Science for the People. His article Metabolic Rift and the Human Microbiome was published in the July-August issue of Monthly Review.


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Idlib Militants Receive Large Batch Of Poisonous Chemicals With Help From White Helmets: Russian Military

29 August 2018 — South Front

On August 28th, a large supply of poisonous chemicals was delivered to the militants in Syria’s Idlib with the assistance of the White Helmets group in order to stage a chemical weapon provocation and blame the Syrian government, according to Russia’s Ministry of Defense.
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Doomed Prospects for Achievement of UN Sustainable Development Goals by 2030 By Carla Stea

28 August 2018 — Global Research

Funds Squandered on Military-Industrial Complex Are Indispensable for Success

Criminal UN Security Council Authorized Military Actions and Sanctions are Gross Violation of Sustainable Development Goals and Obliterate all Hope For Attainment of SDGs

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British mainstream media downplays Britain’s role in the latest Yemeni killing

28 August 2018 — Drone Warfare

Today, the BBC reports that UN Group of Regional and International Eminent Experts on Yemen will present a report to the UN Human Rights Council next month. It says that the experts believe war crimes may have been committed by all parties to the conflict in Yemen.

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Leak From Censored Israel Lobby Film Exposes Anti-Palestinian Operatives

28 August 2018 — TRNN

The first leaked excerpt of Al Jazeera’s censored film on the Israel Lobby in the U.S. claims to identify the funder behind the Canary Mission, an anonymous website devoted to smearing and silencing vocal supporters of Palestinian rights. We play a clip from the film and speak to Asa Winstanley of the Electronic Intifada, which exclusively revealed it Continue reading

Imperialism and Its Accomplices: Selected Articles

27 August 2018 — Global Research News

Imperialism and Its Accomplices: The Question of Dictatorship and Democracy at Home and Abroad

By Prof. James Petras, August 27, 2018

One of the most striking world historic advances of western imperialism (in the US and the European Union) is the demise, disappearance and dissolution of large scale long-term anti-imperialist and anti-interventionist movements (AIM).
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