Using Forged Emails, “Progressive” Journalists Smear Their Own for Challenging Syria Groupthink

20 September 2019 — Mint Press

Behind the campaign to silence these three critical, anti-war journalists was the same cast of characters that have become notorious in progressive circles for the viciousness of their attacks against anyone willing to come out against regime change in Syria.

Iran News Links 23 September 2019

23 September 2019 — The New Dark Age

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Iranian Foreign Minister: “I’m not confident that we can avoid a war”

The Sickness of American Foreign Policy
https://www.strategic-culture.org/news/2019/09/23/the-sickness-of-american-foreign-policy/

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Left Forum 2019: Black Liberation Strategies in the Empire of Exceptionalism

30 June 2019 — Internationalist 360°

The Black Agenda Report team discusses “late stage” capitalism, the shrinking U.S. empire, and the dangers of a desperate ruling class on the wane.

Moderator: Nellie Hester Bailey

Panelists: Raymond Nat Turner, Margaret Kimberley, Danny Haiphong, Glen Ford
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Police surveillance used to report disabled protesters to UK government for alleged benefit fraud By Dennis Moore

23 September 2019 — WSWS

Philip Alston, the UN Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty, spoke at a conference in Belfast last month to warn that innocent people are being caught up in a mass surveillance system enacted by the UK government to combat welfare “benefit fraud.”

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Dedicated to David Allen Green, Joshua Rosenberg, Joan Smith, Hadley Freeman, Jess Phillips, David Aaronovitch and the entire staff of the Guardian/Observer

23 September 2019 — Craig Murray

As of today Julian Assange has finished his jail sentence for missing police bail. There is no Swedish charge or request for his extradition, those risibly flimsy sexual allegations no longer being needed by the state.

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