Integrity Initiative: Covert British Military-Smear Machine Moving into US

10 January 2019 — Consortium News

After mobilizing a disinformation campaign across Europe, documents show that the Integrity Initiative is now infiltrating the U.S., report Max Blumenthal and Mark Ames.

By Max Blumenthal and Mark Ames

A bombshell domestic spy scandal has been unfolding in Britain, after hacked internal communications exposed a covert U.K. state military-intelligence psychological warfare operation targeting its own citizens and political figures in allied NATO countries under the cover of fighting “Russian disinformation.”

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Ocean warming sets new records year after year

10 January 2019 — Climate & Capitalism

Earth in hot water

The oceans are heating up faster than predicted, and the speed is accelerating. Expect higher seas, stronger storms,  and extreme precipitation.

Heat trapped by greenhouse gases is raising ocean temperatures faster than previously thought, concludes an analysis of four recent ocean-heating observations. The results provide further evidence that earlier claims of a slowdown or “hiatus” in global warming over the past 15 years were unfounded.

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Black Agenda Report 10 January 2019: Raising the Bar on Green New Deal; Ocasio-Cortez, Socialism & Austerity; Phony Resistance Won’t Beat Trump

10 January 2019 — Black Agenda Report

Raising the Bar on the Green New Deal 

– Bruce A. Dixon , BAR managing editor
20 million jobs. Medicare For All, and decent affordable housing. Free college tuition and student loan forgiveness. Zero emissions by 2030. That’s a Green New Deal

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Britain: could there be a second EU referendum?

 10 January 2019 — In Defence of Marxism


Image: Socialist Appeal (UK)

Theresa May’s decision last year to postpone the vote on her Brexit deal has done little other than provide a brief respite from her insoluble dilemma. Her negotiated package remains hated by all sides. Rather than bringing people round to her proposal, the Christmas period has hardened the resolve of Brexiteers and Remainers alike.

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