Black Agenda Report 2 May 2019: Biden’s Polling Balloon is Black Voters; “Color” Revolution USA; Solidarity With Venezulela

2 May 2019 — Black Agenda Report

Black Voters Are Biden’s Polling Balloon. We Need to Bust It.

– Bruce A. Dixon , BAR managing editor
Joe Biden enters the Democratic presidential race as front runner. Half his voters are black, a clear hangover from the Obama era.
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US Global Power: The Trump Period: An Assessment

2 May 2019 — James Petras

Introduction: US global power in the Trump period reflects the continuities and changes which are unfolding rapidly and deeply throughout the world and which are affecting the position of Washington.

Assessing the dynamics of US global power is a complex problem which requires examining multiple dimensions.

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Assange to Extradition Court: ‘I Won’t Surrender to the US for Doing Journalism’

2 May, 2019 — Consortium News

The WikiLeaks founder appeared via video link in Westminster Magistrates Court for the first hearing in what could be a lengthy process in the US request for extradition.

By Joe Lauria
Special to Consortium News

Julian Assange had his first day in court on Thursday in his fight against extradition to the United States in an historic press freedom case that could have a profound impact on the future of journalism.

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Global Breaking News on GMOs and Pesticides

2 May 2019 — Sustainable Pulse

Bayer Shareholders Vote Against Board over Monsanto Merger

Bayer chief executive Werner Baumann was dealt a blow Friday at the German chemical giant’s annual general meeting, amid tensions over last year’s decision to buy US seeds and pesticides maker Monsanto, as disgruntled shareholders voted against management. Source: AFP At the AGM in Bonn, 55.5 percent voted against the management board, led by embattled […]

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Julian Assange Newslinks 1-2 May 2019

2 May 2019 19:30  — The New Dark Age

There may be some duplication due to cross-posting

WikiLeaks editor denied entry to Ecuadorian Embassy to retrieve Assange’s belongings

Amid protests at Assange extradition hearing, Lauri Love blasts US efforts as ‘revenge’ for exposing war crimes

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Venezuela Newslinks 1-2 May 2019

2 May 2019 19:00 — The New Dark Age

There may be some duplication due to cross-posting

Don’t trust anyone, convicted liar Abrams tells Venezuela’s Maduro

Change of tack? EU quieter on latest failed Venezuela coup attempt as Guaido’s influence wanes

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British MSM – Lapdog Of American Military Coup (again)

2 May 2019 — True Publica

British MSM - Again Lapdog To American An military Coup

By TruePublica: The Washington favourite in Juan Guaido has spent years at the forefront of a violent campaign of destabilization of Venezuela. He has been groomed for 15 years as a long-term CIA project. It was, therefore, never any surprise to those watching that this was somehow a surprise. And of course, it is no surprise that his intentions are simply as an American stooge, to return Venezuela’s oil reserves to US hegemony and control. In the meantime, the British MSM slavishly follows orders.

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Pompeo Lies, Cheats and Steals (But He’s Still a Good Christian) By Philip Giraldi

2 May 2019 — Strategic Culture Foundation

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo recently recounted to an audience at Texas A&M University that when he was head of the Central Intelligence Agency he was responsible for “lying, cheating and stealing” to benefit the United States. “Like we had entire training courses. It reminds you of the glory of the American experiment.”

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Open Rights Group: Your internet is changing

2 May 2019 — Open Rights Group

As technology’s effect on daily life grows, Open Rights Group (ORG) is stepping up the fight to protect your rights online.

Online harms white paper published The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) and the Home Office unveiled long anticipated plans to address pressing “online harms” from cyber bullying to terrorist content. ORG is working with a diverse coalition of organisations to ensure a sensible pursuit of a safer Internet that does not damage free expression. We’ll be in touch soon about how you can help.

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