Trump in the UK: A Marriage Made in Hell By Seth Ferris

8 June 2019 — New Eastern Outlook

We have all seen it time and again – the US walks into some developing country, gives its support to its favoured politicians, irrespective of whether they are in government or not, and then starts trying to dictate domestic policy by offering “aid” the poor country is in no position to refuse.

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Australian police chief links media raids to US-led “Five Eyes” spy network By Mike Head

8 June 2019 — WSWS

The Australian Federal Police (AFP) called a news conference on Thursday to justify its raids targeting journalists at two media organisations this week.

Police spent seven hours ransacking a News Corp political reporter’s home in Canberra on Tuesday, and eight hours poring over and seizing files at the Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s (ABC) Sydney headquarters on Wednesday.

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Free Reis Morris! Grenfell Tower campaigner imprisoned while those guilty of social murder walk free

8 June 2019 — WSWS

By the Socialist Equality Party (UK) 

The Socialist Equality Party condemns the imprisonment of Grenfell justice campaigner Reis Morris. His jailing is a vicious act of class justice aimed at suppressing opposition and protecting those responsible for 72 deaths in the Grenfell Tower inferno.

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This Outlaw Power By Christopher Black

8 June 2019 — New Eastern Outlook

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On June 4th the Chinese government issued a travel alert for Chinese tourists thinking of visiting the United States, a day after it issued a similar advisory to Chinese students thinking of studying in the US over concerns for their safety and security. Chinese in the US are reporting harassment and interrogations by US immigration authorities and many now have the impression they are not welcome in the US.

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Julian Assange Newslinks 7-8 June 2019

8 June 2019 — The New Dark Age

There may be some duplication due to cross-posting and may be updated throughout the day

When the Journalists Ganged Up on Assange They Ganged Up on Themselves
https://www.globalresearch.ca/when-journalists-ganged-up-assange-they-ganged-up-themselves/5679909

RT’s video agency Ruptly has obtained footage…
https://williambowles.info/2019/06/07/106051/

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Isolated, Surveilled, Expelled: How Ecuador Betrayed Julian Assange

7 June 2019 — Defend Wikileaks

Isolated, Surveilled, Expelled: How Ecuador Betrayed Julian Assange

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The expulsion of Julian Assange from Ecuador’s embassy in London on 11 April 2019 marked the culmination of President Lenín Moreno’s years-long effort to renege on Ecuador’s commitment to protect the WikiLeaks publisher from the United States’ persecution. By the time he took office on 24 May 2017, Moreno had already begun working on undermining Assange’s protections, a process that Moreno’s predecessor Rafael Correa, who granted Assange asylum in 2012, called “one of the greatest betrayals in Latin American history.”

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Why Trump Now Wants Talks with Iran By Pepe Escobar

5 June 2019 — Asia Times

If Tehran blocks the Strait of Hormuz it could send the price of oil soaring and cause a global recession

Unlike Deep Purple’s legendary ‘Smoke on the Water’ – “We all came out to Montreux, on the Lake Geneva shoreline”, the 67th Bilderberg group meetings produced no fire and no smoke at the luxurious Fairmont Le Montreux Palace Hotel.

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