29 July 2019 — The New Dark Age
29 July 2019 — Youtube
A historic people’s uprising in Puerto Rico has forced the resignation of Governor Ricardo Rosello – but the struggle doesn’t stop there. Protesters have voiced opposition to ‘La Junta,’ the unelected, Washington-appointed board that controls the island’s finances and promotes harsh austerity. Guest: Dr. Rima Brusi, scholar-in-residence at the Center for Human Rights and Peace Studies, Lehman College-City University of New York.
29 July 2019 — WSWS
UN Special Rapporteur on Torture Nils Melzer last weekend publicly released detailed letters he sent to the governments of the United States, Britain, Sweden and Ecuador in May, documenting their responsibility for the “psychological torture” inflicted upon WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange as a result of a decade-long political persecution.
28 July 2019 — Off Guardian
A special report in the Observer newspaper in the UK on 23 June 2019 asked the question: Why is life expectancy faltering? The piece noted that for the first time in 100 years, Britons are dying earlier. The UK now has the worst health trends in Western Europe.
29 July 2019 — Global Research
“Telecommunications companies worldwide, with the support of governments, are poised within the next two years to roll out the fifth-generation wireless network (5G). This is set to deliver what is acknowledged to be unprecedented societal change on a global scale. We will have “smart” homes, “smart” businesses, “smart” highways, “smart” cities and self-driving cars.
28 July 2019 — Jonathan Cook
The more the West represses criticism, the more Israel luxuriates in its impunity
The National – 28 July 2019
Recent events have shone a spotlight not only on how Israel is intensifying its abuse of Palestinians under its rule, but the utterly depraved complicity of western governments in its actions.