US Media Cowers not Covers Chevron’s Prosecution of Human Rights Lawyer Donziger

11 November 2021 — Greg Palast

by Greg Palast • Zach D. Roberts for BuzzFlash

Famed indigenous human rights lawyer Steven Donziger had already been under house arrest for over 800 days when he reported to prison on October 27 to begin a six-month sentence. His crime: winning the largest single pollution judgment in history, $9.5 billion, for the Cofan people of the Amazon rain-forest in Ecuador.

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COP26 News Links 101-11 November 2021

11 November 2021 — The New Dark Age

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Germany says nuclear energy will set back turning EU green

Bill Gates Should Know Better: How the Israeli Occupation Ravages the Environment in Palestine

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Why Are You Asking Us to Compromise on Our Lives?: The Forty-Fifth Newsletter (2021)

11 November 2021 — Tricontinental

Kang Minjin of the Justice Party of Korea COP 26 at Glasgow 6 November 2021Kang Minjin of the Justice Party of Korea at COP26 in Glasgow, 6 November 2021. Photograph by Hwang Jeongeun.

Dear friends,

Greeting from the desk of the Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research.

Nothing useful seemed to emerge from the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) at COP26 this week. The leaders of developed countries made tired speeches about their commitment to reversing the climate catastrophe. Their words rang with the clichés of spin doctors, their sincerity zero, their actual commitments to lowering carbon emissions nil. Mitzi Jonelle Tan, a Filipino climate activist and spokesperson for Fridays for Future, said that these leaders ‘spew empty, tired promises’, leaving young people like her with a ‘sense of betrayal’. As a child, she said, she felt the danger of being caught up in flash floods in the Philippines, floods that have terrible repercussions for high-risk countries. ‘There’s a climate trauma that young people experience’, said Tan, ‘yet the UNFCCC keeps us out’.

TalkRadio – Big Brother Watch launches legal challenge to Covid passes in Wales

11 November, 2021 — Big Brother Watch

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TalkRadio (Julia Hartley-Brewer) – Big Brother Watch launches legal challenge to Covid passes in Wales

Nation.Cymru – ‘Big Brother Watch’ campaign group launches legal action against Welsh Covid passes after raising £180,000

Bloomberg CIA Apologia Accidentally Vindicates China’s Strict Domestic Policies

11 November 2021 — Caitlin Johnson

by Caitlin Johnstone

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In a new article promoting the CIA’s new mission center focused on China and the need to pour more resources into countering Beijing, Bloomberg also accidentally makes the case that many of the Chinese government’s controversial domestic policies are entirely justified and completely necessary.

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The Facebook Team that Tried to Swing Nicaragua’s Election is Full of U.S. Spies 

8 November 2021 — MintPress News

Nicaragua in the Crosshairs

A tacit agreement between the government and Facebook appears to have been made: you can keep the profits, but we control the message. As such, a cynic might wonder what functional difference there is between Facebook and the national security state.