Facing the heat by Peter St. Clair

6 April 2019 —  The Brooklyn Rail

In all the long duration of human history, from the ancient sacred crypts of Egypt to the glistening towers of our coastal megapolises, there has never been a crisis as severe, as devastating, or as cataclysmic as the one unfolding now. Unless drastic changes are made in very short order to the human social system that encompasses the planet, dire and frightening transformations that cannot be reversed will develop in the Earth’s climate, its ocean, and its biosphere. Never has a generation faced a challenge of this magnitude. The fate of all present and future humans, and of the millions of species that share the Earth with us, now hinges on the choices and actions taken immediately by the present generation alive on the planet today.

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Venezuela: Reasons Why the U.S. Does Not Consider the “Military Option”

7 April 2019 — Internationalist 360°


Venezuela expects to have more than two million militiamen by the end of the year (Photo: Diario Popular)

Misión Verdad

The military threat against Venezuela escalated in 2019 with Juan Guaidó’s self-proclamation. His leadership, manufactured in the corridors of the White House, is tarnished by frequent indications from various emissaries of the U.S. government, including President Donald Trump, that “all options are on the table”.

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Venezuela Newslinks 7 April 2019

7 April 2019 — The New Dark Age

There may be some duplication due to cross-posting

“Assange Is Not A Journalist!” Yes He Is, Idiot By Caitlin Johnstone

7 April 2019 — Caitlin Johnson

As we discussed yesterday, whenever Assange is in the news and people are defending him you always see a bunch of hyper-emotional empire loyalists running around online trying to manage the narrative about him. One of the most common talking points which comes up is that Assange is “not a journalist”.

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