Syria News Links 2-3 November 2019

4 November 2019 • 23:00 — The New Dark Age

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

US: not by oil alone…

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Bayer faces lawsuit horror as US cases double in three months

31 October 2019 — GMWatch

Over 42,000 lawsuits in the US alone allege the herbicide Roundup has caused cancer

EXCERPT: Bayer has haemorrhaged around $43 billion in market value since acquiring Monsanto.

Gregor Heard
Farm Weekly, 31 Oct 2019
https://www.farmweekly.com.au/story/6469073/bayer-faces-lawsuit-horror/

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Brexit/Election News Links 3 November 2019

3 November 2019 — The New Dark Age

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General election 2019: Nigel Farage will not stand as candidate
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/election-2019-50280848

Election – One million under 45s register to vote in one month
https://truepublica.org.uk/united-kingdom/election-one-million-register-to-vote-in-one-month/

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Bolivia: First Manifesto of the Anti-coup Coordinating Committee

31 October 2019 — Internationalist 360°

In Bolivia, the old ruling classes and privileged castes were expelled from the strategic places of the State, and a democratic and popular bloc was imposed that to this day governs with sovereignty and national independence. Never were political and economic transformations so profound, which we DO NOT WANT TO RENOUNCE AND WE ARE WILLING TO DEFEND because they are historical achievements of the Process of Change. Here is a dignified people who have resolved to be free and who are going to have to face it. Our response will be forceful, determined, UNITARY and within the framework of the historic program of national liberation forged in the popular struggles.

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Bolivian right-wing activates ‘electoral fraud’ contingency plan against Morales

2 November 2019 — Peoples Dispatch

President Evo Morales emerged victorious in the first round of presidential elections in Bolivia held on October 20 but the opposition is set on rejecting the results

by Zoe PC

Evo Morales and Alvaro García Linera in a mobilization on October 28 in La Paz. Photo: Evo Morales twitter

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Europe’s gas alliance with Russia is a match made in heaven By M.K. Bhadrakumar

2 November 2019 — Indian Punchline

The vessel “Audacia”  laying pipes for the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline in the Baltic Sea off the island of Rügen. File photo

Amidst the excitement over the killing of the ISIS chief Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi, a development of much impact on international security passed by when Denmark made the innocuous announcement on October 30 that it would permit the proposed Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline to pass through its exclusive economic zone.

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UK Election – One million under 45s register to vote in one month

3 November 2019 — True Publica

TruePublica Editor: Bad news for Boris Johnson keeps piling up as election campaigning is in now full swing.

First up and quite serious for all sorts of reasons is the news that evidence that could lead to criminal charges against the pro-Brexit campaign led by Boris Johnson and his key adviser, Dominic Cummings, has now been passed by police to the criminal prosecution authorities. This is significant because the police would not have submitted evidence if it thought it could not bring and win a case like this. Is this a political move to get back at the Tories for slashing 20,000 police officers and politicising the force over the last decade? Maybe, maybe not.

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Julian Assange News 2-3 November 2019

3 November 2019 — The New Dark Age

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Julian Assange’s Life Is at Risk, Says United Nations Expert

“I Was Fired For Helping Julian Assange, And I Have No Regrets”

Prison conditions for Julian Assange are putting his life ‘at risk’: UN expert
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