Venezuela News Links 20 August 2019

20 August 2019 — The New Dark Age

Nixon’s Nightmares Coming True as Russia and China Seek Further Rapprochement

Unifor Aligns with Liberal Foreign Policy instead of International Solidarity

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Jeffrey Epstein and the Spectacle of Secrecy By Edward Curtin

15 August, 2019 — Edward Curtin

When phrases such as “the deep state” and “conspiracy theory” become staples of both the corporate mainstream media and the alternative press, we know the realities behind these phrases have outlasted their usefulness for the ruling elites that control the United States and for their critics, each of whom uses them refutably or corrobatively. These phrases are bandied about so often that they have become hackneyed and inane.

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Iran News Links 19 August 2019

19 August 2019 — The New Dark Age

There may be some duplication due to cross-posting and may be updated throughout the day, so check back

France is interested in de-escalation of crisis over Iran nuclear program, says Macron

Professor slams US for causing ‘intense hardships’ abroad, and media for not holding it to account

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China News Links 19-20 August 2019

20 August 2019 — The New Dark Age

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Are Recessions Inevitable?

11 Reasons Why So Many Experts Believe That a US Economic Crisis Is Imminent

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CIA Coup-College By Tony Cartalucci

20 August 2019 — Land Destroyer

UPDATE: CANVAS has moved and renamed their Cooperation and Supporters web-page. It can now be found under “External Links.”

Recycled revolutionary “props.” by Tony Cartalucci

First noted by geopolitical analyst and historian Dr. Webster Tarpley, some suspicious similarities could be seen between the Egyptian unrest and another, known US-backed uprising in Serbia. Serbia’s Otpor, or the “resistance,” was funded to the tune of millions by the US National Endowment for Democracy. Its signature clenched fist logo adorned flags, signboards, and t-shirts carried by the US State Department-laid astro-turf until the ousting of Slobodan Milošević in 2000.

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BREXIT – or Not? Masters of Manipulating Public Opinion By Peter Koenig

20 August 2019 — New Eastern Outlook


BREXIT deadline is 31 October 2019. On 23 June 2016, the British people voted 52% against 48% to leave the European Union. In England alone, the margin was somewhat higher, 53.4% for leaving the EU, against 46.6% for staying. In the meantime we know, that this result was influenced by Cambridge Analytica, the same as the Trump Presidency was apparently helped by CA – and according to CA’s own account, more than 200 elections or referenda worldwide during the last 5 years or so were decided by CA.

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No Deal Chaos: The Brexit Cliff Face And Operation Yellowhammer By Binoy Kampmark

20 August 2019 — Oriental Review

Britain’s Boris Johnson is driving his country to the cliff face, along the way mouthing and spouting all manner of populist reassurances.  Still fresh in the job, he declared that UK preparations for a no-deal Brexit on October 31, when Britain would leave the European Union, would receive a boost – a “turbocharge”, no less.  Michael Gove, now chancellor of the duchy of Lancaster, has been charged with the task of handling the haphazard effort, having chaired some dozen meetings of the Brexit war cabinet dubbed XO to date.

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Brexit: More you have not been told about Operation Yellowhammer

20 August 2019 — True Publica

More you have not been told about Operation Yellowhammer
By TruePublica: The so-called leak of Operation Yellowhammer, the British government’s no-deal planning dossier, that was in fact leaked over a year ago but no-one believed it – is now an eye-opener – now that they do. It determines that the current Conservative government will lead Britain, as it warns into a “far, far more potentially disruptive” period of time than they have been telling the public. The government has been saying for some time now that no-deal Brexit preparations are advanced and that fears in the media of chaos is nothing more than project fear. This myth has been propagated by usual suspects in The Daily Mail, Sun, and Telegraph and more so since Boris Johnson strolled into No10 Downing Street.

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Julian Assange’s father warns WikiLeaks’ publisher’s health is “declining rapidly” in Belmarsh Prison By Oscar Grenfell

20 August 2019 — WSWS

In an interview on August 16 with 3CR, a Melbourne community radio station, Julian Assange’s father John Shipton stated that the WikiLeaks founder’s health is continuing to deteriorate in Britain’s maximum-security Belmarsh Prison.

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The Crisis in Hong Kong: Selected Stories

20 August 2019 — Global Research

Hong Kong in the Crosshairs of Global Power and Ideological Struggles

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers

Hong Kong is one of the most extreme examples of big finance, neoliberal capitalism in the world. As a result, many people in Hong Kong are suffering from great economic insecurity in a city with 93 billionaires, second-most of any city. Read more…
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