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Number Of Iraqis Slaughtered In US War And Occupation Of Iraq "1,455,590"

 

 

 

Number of U.S. Military Personnel Sacrificed (Officially acknowledged) In U.S. War And Occupation Of Iraq 4,801

 

 

Number Of International Occupation Force Troops Slaughtered In Afghanistan : 3,487

 

 

Total Cost of U.S. Wars Since 2001

$5,277,072,284,746

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A Pantomime World

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A fake bubble of certainty that has imprisoned us in the west - and is now preventing us from understanding what is really going on in the world outside.

The Power of Nightmares

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In the past our politicians offered us dreams of a better world. Now they promise to protect us from nightmares.

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Let Your Life Be a Friction to Stop the Machine

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The Power Principle

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Managing Public Perception - Psywar

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The Century of the Self

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Norman Finkelstein: American Radical

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Coup, Coup, Kachoo...
By Paul Edwards
What happened at the Capitol was a tantrum . - Continue

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Consent-Manufacturing For Patriot Act II Continues
UPDATED - By Caitlin Johnstone
Biden is already pushing a Patriot Act sequel and reducing the stimulus checks he’d promised the public.. - Continue

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Trump may be on trial, but the system that produced him will be acquitted
By Jonathan Cook
Democratic party instituted a second, unprecedented impeachment in the forlorn hope that Trump leaves office disgraced and humiliated. - Continue

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Trump declassifies all FBI documents in Russia probe
UPDATED - By John Solomon
Among the revelations is an admission by Steele that he leaked information from his dossier to the news media because he wanted to counteract revelations that were hurting Hillary Clinton election efforts . - Continue

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Baby Social Media
By Automatic Earth
Jack Dorsey and Mark Zuckerberg belatedly found they had fallen on their own swords. - Continue

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MIDDLE EAST

Syria calls on UN to take 'immediate' action against Israeli air strikes

Kurdish militants fire on Syrian children while trying to recruit them forcibly

Anothern Mass Grave Found in Iraq

US Cuts Troops in Iraq to 2,500

How CENTCOM Chief McKenzie manufactured an Iran crisis to increase his power

US backs al-Qaeda in Yemen while dubbing its Houthi enemies ‘terrorists’

The West Is Still Complicit in the War on Yemen

US rejects UN plea to reverse Yemen rebel terror designation

Reverse the “Terrorist” Designation on the Houthis! Sign our petition to President-elect Joe Biden demanding they undo this designation!

Another Palestinian Teen Shot and Killed by Israeli Police

The Jewish supremacist state : (A comment on B’Tselem’s ‘apartheid regime’ designation for Israel)

Trump shakes up US defence structure, moves Israel under Middle East command

'Jamal Khashoggi Way': Washington DC may rename Saudi embassy street

AFRICA

Dozens killed, some decapitated, in suspected rebel attack in the Democratic Republic of Congo

US kills alleged Al-Shabaab militant in Somalia

Rebels kill 1 UN peacekeeper in Central African Republic

‘Major violations’ of international law at Tigray refugee camps

The West Helped Cripple Uganda’s Democracy; Now It Must Stand With Those Struggling Against Tyranny

Uganda opposition leader says military has seized his house

ASIA

9 Afghan security personnel killed in alleged Taliban attacks

US downsizes its troops in Afghanistan to 2,500: Lowest level in 19 years

Four Pakistani soldiers killed in separate clashes

What newly declassified US document reveals about Trump administration’s strategy in Indo-Pacific

China blasts Trump administration for imposing new sanctions on Chinese firms

China urged to tap RCEP trade deal for future digital payments system as US sanctions loom

China remains EU's main trading partner in first 11 months of 2020

Will Joe Biden’s US$1.9 trillion ‘American Rescue Plan’ be a boon for China

EUROPE

Russia withdraws from Open Skies Treaty after US departure

'I feel ashamed': Dutch government resigns over childcare scandal in which families were driven to financial ruin

NHS staff just told Boris Johnson to “go”

UK economy on brink of the first double-dip recession since 1970s

Tory revolt threatens Boris Johnson with defeat over £1,000 a year cut to Universal Credit

‘Unprecedented exodus’: Why are migrant workers leaving the UK?

A left-wing Jewish group is taking legal action against the Labour Party

An obituary for Sheldon Adelson by a former Israeli

AUSTRALASIA

Julian Assange, WikiLeaks and Australia’s Complicity

Google refuses to answer questions about removing Australian news sites from search results

GLOBE

Worldwide coronavirus deaths pass 2 million

AMERICAS

Haitian People Demand President Moise's Resignation

Mexican president accuses U.S. of fabricating drug case against ex-defense chief

Mexican president mounts campaign against social media bans

Canada: Homeless Encampment Evictions Highlight the Cruelty of Capitalism Amid COVID

U.S. potentially facing ‘perpetual infection’ of Covid in spring as new variants spread

Contagious UK coronavirus strain will be widespread in US by March, experts claim

COVID-19 will shorten American life expectancy by about a year, study shows

U.S.-China trade war has cost up to 245,000 U.S. jobs: business group study

President Biden’s China Conundrum: Can He Achieve Progress Where It Matters While Avoiding a New Cold (or Hot) War?

Retail sales decline for third straight month

Twitter insider leaks video of Jack Dorsey saying ban is 'bigger than Trump'

The ‘blatant arrogance’ of Zuckerberg and Dorsey: Revolution Populi aims to help a thousand social networks bloom

After Trump bans, Facebook and Twitter see combined $51 billion in losses

New Mexico Declares State of Emergency Due To Riot Threat

US rioters sought to 'capture and assassinate' lawmakers at Capitol: prosecutors said

Biden's Chief of Staff Says Senate Needs to Bar Trump From Running Again

If members of Congress aided Capitol attack, they should be prosecuted: Pelosi

AOC’s Suggestion of Commission to 'Rein In' Media Slammed as ‘Wholly un-American’

Conservative caucus opposes waiver for Biden's Pentagon pick

Pulitzer winner Laura Poitras says she was fired from the Intercept

White Army vet charged in shooting Black girl at Trump rally

US military has 'failed' to counter white nationalism in its ranks, lawmakers say

Study: US Police 3x More Likely to Use Force Against the Left

Smoking gun: US National Rifle Association files for bankruptcy

January 15, 2021

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Hold On To That Fear
By Mike Ferner
For years to come, our nation and its leaders will point to January 6 as a day to remember.  . - Continue

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Will the Senate Confirm Coup Plotter Victoria Nuland?
By Medea Benjamin, Nicolas J.S. Davies, Marcy Winograd
Nuland would be a ticking time-bomb in Biden’s State Department . - Continue

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Ripe for Fascism: A Post-Coup d’Trump Autopsy of American Democracy
By Nolan Higdon – Mickey Huff
Donald Trump has helped peel back the gilded veneer of democracy in America. - Continue

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Trump Impeached Amid Efforts to Silence Him
By Joe Lauria
Democratic media has shown extraordinary bias throughout these events. - Continue

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Government Is not Owned and Controlled by the People, People Are Owned and Controlled by Government
By Gary D. Barnett
The U.S. may morph into two nations with the “deplorables” under the heel of the empowered social justice warriors . - Continue

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No One Is Listening: A Country Divided Against Itself
By Philip Giraldi
The U.S. may morph into two nations with the “deplorables” under the heel of the empowered social justice warriors . - Continue

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Pompeo’s Desperado Vandalism
By Finian Cunningham
Pompeo personifies the outgoing Trump administration: cheap, criminal and utterly ignorant. . - Continue

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Tech coalition working to create digital COVID-19 vaccination passport
By Justine Coleman
The Project’s technology, created with the Rockefeller Foundation, is being utilized by three major airline alliances. . - Continue

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Israel is losing the fight to obscure its apartheid character
By Jonathan Cook
New report will make it harder to smear Israel's critics as antisemites for arguing that Israel is a racist state.. - Continue

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MIDDLE EAST

Report: IDF drawing up plans to attack Iran

UN Warns Pompeo Decision in Yemen Could Lead to Hundreds of Thousands—If Not Millions—Dead: 'Famine Not Seen in 40 Years':

Covid-19 Under Apartheid: How Israel Manipulates Suffering Of Palestinians

Bibi and Jonathan Pollard: Two Anti-American Peas in Their Own Pod

AFRICA

46 Civilians Feared Killed in Eastern Congo Attack, Official Says

30 killed in CAR battle against rebels

Five civilians killed in Algeria roadside bomb blast

Three peacekeepers killed, six wounded by attack in northern Mali

Ethiopia: Humanitarian crisis worsens in Tigray

ASIA

ISIS Claims It Assassinated Two Afghan Judges, Killed And Wounded 20 Afghan Special Forces Soldiers

4 Pakistani soldiers killed in separate clashes

Pompeo Announces Visa Restrictions Against Chinese Businessmen, CCP Officials

China’s Economy Powers Ahead While the Rest of the World Reels

Can China Lead a World Economic Recovery?

China trade war cost U.S. up to 245,000 jobs: Study

Is the US Isolating China? Or Itself?

WHO team arrives in Wuhan to investigate pandemic origins

EUROPE

‘Britain Trump’ & The Assassination of Jeremy Corbyn

UK: Government defeated over child spy law

UK bans arrivals from South America over Brazilian Covid strain

Watch: Coronavirus: 'Wall to wall with people' on London underground

GLOBE

Moderna CEO says the world will have to live with Covid ‘forever’

Covid-19 infection grants immunity for five months, UK study suggests: Researchers warned that the protection was not absolute, meaning some people do catch the virus again

World facing ‘catastrophic’ temperature rises – UN

2020 Tied As Hottest Year On Record, NASA Confirms

AMERICAS

India-born Nasa scientist pleads guilty to lying about China ties

Haiti opposition condemns country's slide into rule by decree

'Holding our breath': Will Biden keep his promise and shut Guantanamo Bay?

The US just suffered its worst day ever for Covid-19 deaths.

U.S. surpasses 4,300 daily coronavirus deaths

US jobless claims soar to 965,000 as COVID surge triggers layoffs

The unemployment rate is above 20% for the lowest-paid workers,

Biden Vowed '$2,000 Checks . Relief Plan Reportedly Includes Just $1,400

Biden pandemic stimulus plan to pump $1.9 trln into economy

Russia warns of dire consequences for ‘democratic values’ over Trump’s social media ban

The Giant Corporate Giant Slush Fund Bankrolling the Extremist GOP

National Guard at Capitol Authorized to Use Lethal Force

Dozens of people on FBI terrorist watch list came to D.C. the day of Capitol riot

US police three times as likely to use force against leftwing protesters, data finds

Republican who voted to impeach says he's buying body armor to defend himself

Pelosi Says Lawmakers Who Skirt Metal Detectors May Be Fined Up To $10,000

Biden names ex-US ambassador to the UN Samantha Power to lead international aid agency

WHAT? Nikki Haley Launches PAC Ahead Of Rumored 2024 Presidential Run

2 former Michigan health officials charged with manslaughter in Flint water crisis

US court rules murderers with Covid-19 can be executed

NASA scientist pleads guilty to lying about China ties

January 14, 2021

A regime of Jewish supremacy from the Jordan River to the Mediterranean Sea: This is apartheid
By B'Tselem
A single regime that works to maintain Jewish supremacy controls the territory between the Jordan River and the Mediterranean sea. - Continue

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Good Riddance. Sheldon Adelson dead at 87
By Moon Of Alabama
Adelson endorsed the view that Palestinians are an “invented” people. - Continue

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Did Trump Encourage His Supporters To Riot? You Decide
Video and Transcript
"Everyone here will soon be marching over to the Capitol building to peacefully and patriotically make your voices heard." - Continue

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9/11 Was the Prelude. 1/6 Is the Holy Grail
By Pepe Escobar
Whether civil war is coming will depend on the degree of stoicism prevalent among the Deplorable multitudes. - Continue

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Twitter hypocrisy?
Pelosi's 2017 tweet where she claimed “Our election was hijacked. There is no question” resurfaces
By Paul Goldberg
Conservatives quick to criticize and accuse Twitter of having a double standard. - Continue

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Just Because The System Is Stacked Against You Doesn’t Mean The Universe Is
By Caitlin Johnstone
Keep your head high and your eyes wide, beautiful rebel. - Continue

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We Need a New Media System
By Matt Taibbi
If you sell culture war all day, don’t be surprised by the real-world consequences. - Continue

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A Nation Imploding: Digital Tyranny, Insurrection and Martial Law
By John W. Whitehead and Nisha Whitehead
What we need in the United States is not violence or lawlessness; but love and wisdom, and compassion toward one another. - Continue

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Desiderata
By Max Ehrmann
Speak your truth quietly and clearly; and listen to others, even to the dull and the ignorant; they too have their story. - Continue

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MIDDLE EAST

Act of war: Israeli attack on Syria kills 57 ; Israel used U.S. intel after Pompeo, Mossad head met in D.C.'

Syrian Foreign Ministry: Israeli attack was synchronized with QSD against Syrian people

US must remove sanctions and allow Syria to rebuild – UN expert

Dozens killed in clashes between Yemeni gov't forces, Houthi rebels in Marib: source

Caitlin Johnstone: FYI Trump’s latest Yemen move is far worse than the Capitol riot

Israel Wants to Derail Biden's Plan to Rejoin Iran Nuclear Deal

Iran's state media says Facebook deleted its main page without warning

Left-wing Jewish alliance calls on Biden to reject antisemitism definition that includes anti-Zionism

In case you missed it: Israel imposes 'apartheid regime' on Palestinians: U.N. report

AFRICA

More than 80 civilians killed in new attacks in western Ethiopia, rights group says

Tigray: Ethiopian army kills ex-Foreign Minister Seyoum Mesfin

Suicide bomber kills six Nigerian troops: military

3 UN peacekeepers killed, 6 wounded in Mali attack

Tanks appear in Kampala as Uganda tightens security before polls

ASIA

Afghanistan- 8 Taliban Killed, 300 Rocket Shells Discovered: MoD

US unveils plans to counter China’s rise in Asia: US says it wants to counter China and ‘accelerate India’s rise’

U.S. to ban imports of all cotton, tomato products from China's Xinjiang region

Upbeat Xi Says Time on China’s Side as Turmoil Grips U.S.

EUROPE

Covid: UK reports record 1,564 daily deaths

UK: The most dangerous law of our time continues to be pushed through parliament

UK: Refugee describes ‘unbearable’ conditions at Kent military barracks

Russia: Sputnik V jab to be offered to every Russian

Aaron Maté: It's Trump's Last Chance to Declassify These Secrets of the Russia Collusion Dud

Video: Massive Unrest Rocks Brussels Amid Death of Black Man in Police Custody

US tariffs on products from France, Germany come into effect

Irish PM issues state apology for mother and baby homes abuses

GLOBE

Top scientists warn of ‘ghastly future of mass extinction’ and climate disruption

Beware of covid-19 vaccine trials designed to succeed from the start

Caitlin Johnstone: ‘Journalists’ Who Smear Assange Are Pure Scum

‘ALL’ of the CIA’s files on UFOs are now available for download

AMERICAS

Donald Trump impeached for ‘inciting’ US Capitol riot

Donald Trump impeachment resolution: Full text

Here are the 10 House Republicans who voted to impeach Trump

Mitch McConnell delays trial until after inauguration

Trump calls for 'NO violence' amid concerns of threats around inauguration

In Pictures: National Guard troops arrive before US inauguration

Top US military leaders condemn Capitol siege in rare joint message; Reminding US troops their job is to serve and protect the constitution "against all enemies, foreign and domestic".

YouTube is suspending President Donald Trump's channel

Pompeo suggests Trump should get Nobel Prize

Ron Paul Posts Criticism of Censorship on Social Media Shortly Before Facebook Blocks Him

Marjorie Taylor Greene to file Biden impeachment articles on January 21…

Here we go again: Samantha Power: Biden picks former UN envoy for USAID post

Samantha Power should set off alarm bells globally as Obama’s deadly foreign policy returns for an encore

US carries out its 1st execution of female inmate since 1953

“655 people have $4 trillion in wealth. 200 million can’t cover a $1000 expense.”

Watch: Nicaragua's President Daniel Ortega condemning US imperialism in Latin America

January 12, 2021

‘Warmongering lies’ Pompeo says al-Qaeda’s ‘new home base’ is Iran with no evidence
By Al Jazeera
"al-Qaeda today is operating under the hard shell of the Iranian regime’s protection.” - Continue

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Terrorist Nation Labels Cuba a “State Sponsors of Terror
The Trump Administration's Parting Outrage Against Cuba
By Medea Benjamin, Leonardo Flores
"Perpetuating the myth that Cuba is a threat to the American people—is an embarrassment to our country." - Continue

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In Search of Enemies
By Philip Giraldi
Interventionists dominate Biden national security team. - Continue

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POW Nation - When Will The U.S. Free Itself From War?
By William Astore
What we have in America today is warfare as welfare. - Continue

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How Silicon Valley, in a Show of Monopolistic Force, Destroyed Parler
By Glenn Greenwald
Tech giants have censored political speech and journalism to manipulate U.S. politics, while liberals, have cheered. - Continue

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Like him or not, this censorship of Donald Trump has set a terrifying precedent
By Fraser Myers
Twitter's reasoning means there is simply no end to what could be censored - and the ramifications of this are global. - Continue

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Free Speech? America Under Censorship
By Catherine Shakdam
Let us not pretend that Twitter was incensed by Wednesday violence … that Twitter fancies itself the guardian of all things virtuous and fair: - Continue

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Trump the Biggest Traitor
By Finian Cunningham
Anyone who doesn’t toe the line of pandering to the Liar-in-Chief is condemned as a traitor. - Continue

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Watch: DC RAW Video Trump Supporters Rally
Video
Video shows where the first barricades are taken over by protesters, as crowds stormed the area, clashed with police. - Continue

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Storms of Protest in Washington and Hong Kong
By Kim Petersen
Individuals and the citizenry should have the right to protest against acts/measures/situations that are perceived to be unjust. - Continue

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Biden Exploits His Capitol Gains
By Diana Johnstone
Biden’s language sounded less like a magnanimous winner uniting his people than like that used by autocrats and dictators to hold onto power. - Continue

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Assange saga: Real journalism is criminally insane
By Pepe Escobar
There was nothing “humanitarian” about that judgment.. - Continue

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In the U.S., Business Profits Come First Over the Pandemic
By Sonali Kolhatkar
Government chooses to prioritize the health of businesses over that of humans. - Continue

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AMERICAS

State sponsor of terrorism: Names Cuba State as Sponsor of Terrorism

Mexico moves to create world’s largest legal cannabis market

Canada: COVID-19: Ontario health system could soon be overwhelmed

U.S. Expected to Require Covid-19 Tests for All International Visitors

World leaders and officials blast Twitter Trump ban

Polling Shows NO CHANGE In Trump Approval Ratings : This includes an increase of two percent – from 47 percent to 49 percent – on January 7th

Deutsche Bank just severed personal and professional ties with Donald Trump.

Trump’s Twitter ban prompts outcry from Germany, France

Twitter loses $5 billion in market value after Trump is permanently barred

No, Twitter is not censoring Donald Trump. Free speech is not guaranteed if it harms others

Facebook Says It Is Removing All Content Mentioning ‘Stop the Steal’

Ron Paul locked out of managing his Facebook account

In case you missed it; FCC Director Takes Aim at Facebook and Twitter Censorship of Biden Scandal

Citing 'censorship' concerns, North Idaho internet provider blocks Facebook, Twitter

ACLU Counsel Warns of 'Unchecked Power' of Twitter, Facebook After Trump Suspension

Twitter REMOVES more than 70,000 QAnon accounts

House Republicans Block 25th Amendment Resolution

Katko becomes first Republican to say he'll vote to impeach Trump

Trump impeachment: Democrats formally charge president with inciting insurrection

DOJ Says It Has No Plans to Charge Trump With 'Incitement'

US military ‘issues rare statement denouncing Capitol riot and confirming Biden as next commander-in-chief’

Disgruntled Staffer’ Reportedly Behind US State Dept Message Claiming Trump, Pence Terms Over

In case you missed it; Biden shockingly compares Trump to Hitler’s Nazi propagandist Joseph Goebbels

Jewish groups demand Biden apologize for comparing Trump to infamous Nazi

FBI warns of armed protests in ALL 50 states if Trump is removed before Inauguration Day:

Washington Tense as DHS Chief Quits,

‘SHUT THE F*CK UP!’ Pro-Trump Protester Bombs Schumer Presser

Pelosi says staff hid under a table for hours as rioters vandalized her office

Backup was denied, former Capitol Police chief says

Outgoing U.S. Capitol Police chief says his effort to get help was thwarted - paper

PBS lawyer seen on video calling for children of Republicans to be put in reeducation camps

Parler sues Amazon for cutting off its services: The alternative social media platform favored by the far-right, sued Amazon on Monday

Biden Pentagon pick could make up to $1.7M from leaving Raytheon

Michigan Plans To Charge Ex-Governor Rick Snyder In Flint Water Probe

Ford Announces the Closure of Its Factories in Brazil

MIDDLE EAST

ISIS attack kills 8 Gov soldiers in east Syria

Five Children Killed, 11 Injured By Landmine Blasts In Syria - Reports

What’s the actual human cost of Syria’s war?: Half a million dead and 12 million displaced – and it’s not over yet.

E. Iraq attack leaves 5 security personnel killed

Iraqi policeman shot dead, dozens wounded in Nasiriyah protests

At a Yemen hospital wracked by U.S. funding cuts, children are dying of hunger

U.N. warns of serious repercussions from planned U.S. blacklisting of Yemen's Houthis

Caitlin Johnstone: FYI Trump’s latest Yemen move is far worse than the Capitol riot

Man who bought the U.S. presidency for Donald Trump Sheldon Adelson dead at 87

Sheldon Adelson, pro-Israel extremist who ‘crafted the course of nations,’ is dead

Israel announces new illegal settlement construction days before Biden inauguration

Israel bans screening of ‘Jenin, Jenin’ : At least 52 Palestinians, including women, children and elderly, were killed by Israeli occupation forces in a refugee camp,

Why does I

l want to ban the documentary 'Jenin, Jenin'?

Israel ‘declined WHO request’ to provide Covid-19 vaccine for Palestinian medics

‘This is apartheid’: Rights group slams Israeli rule

Palestine Prepares for Its

srae First Elections in 15 Years

AFRICA

Sudan: 6 killed on Ethiopia border

Ethiopia warns Sudan over military build-up amid border tensions

Less than 48 hours to election, Uganda shuts down social media

ASIA

2 female soldiers killed in Afghanistan

Pompeo sets the US up for confrontation with China

How China won Trump's trade war and got Americans to foot the bill

Chinese netizens jeer riot in US Capitol as 'Karma,' Say bubbles of 'democracy and freedom' have burst

Pakistan government announces new instant digital payment system

EUROPE

Former Ukrainian diplomat who claims Kyiv not Moscow had intervened in the 2016 presidential race has been formally sanctioned by the U.S. Treasury Department.

Russian judge asked to jail Navalny in abstentia

Ireland lays bare the scandal of baby deaths at Church-run homes

Covid-19: : Irish infection rate becomes 'world's highest'

'Reckless' Christmas easing of rules blamed for Ireland Covid surge

Bodies pile up at crematorium in Germany’s virus hotspot

GLOBE

CIA releases UFO ‘Black Vault’ documents early: How to see them online

January 12, 2021

Don’t Dismiss US Coup
By Finian Cunningham
Don’t think that’s the end of the affair. The same militia involved are warning through their media networks that they will return on January 20 - Continue

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The Swamp Swallowed Trump
By the Automatic Earth
From now on, as US president you serve at the behest, grace and kindness of the CIA, New York Times, WaPo, @jack and Zuckerberg. - Continue

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Violence in the Capitol, Dangers in the Aftermath
By Glenn Greenwald
Media outlets looking to keep viewers hooked, and government officials looking to increase their power, will do everything possible to inflate the threat posed by right-wing factions. - Continue

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Turley: Swift new impeachment would damage the Constitution
By Jonathan Turley
In this system, guilt is not to be doubted and innocence is not to be deliberated. - Continue

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The Boot Is Coming Down Hard And Fast
By Caitlin Johnstone
Biden has announced plans to roll out new domestic terrorism laws in the wake of the Capitol Hill riot. - Continue

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America Under Censorship: Biden’s Presidency Certified, Free Speech May be No Longer
By Catherine Shakdam
.I often marvel at people’s ability to rationalise their lack of intellectual consistency …

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Why Censorship is Wrong
By Brian Lamacraft
If you take away free speech, this results in other forms of speech and, in some cases, chaos.

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How the left is being manipulated into colluding in its own character assassination
By Jonathan Cook
The Deep State, call it whatever you want, the oligarchy, they’ve become much better at it [character assassination] than they used to be. - Continue

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Nick Turse, How Not to End Terror Wars
By Nick Turse
The troop drawdowns have been cast by pundits and national security establishment boosters as the spiteful final acts of a lame-duck president. - Continue

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MIDDLE EAST

IS sites in Syrian desert bombed by Russia: : 19 government soldiers were killed as well as 12 IS militants.

Turkey killss 2 more alleged YPG/PKK memberss in Syria

Biden appoints staunch Turkey critic Brett McGurk to National Security Council

Covid-19: Virus 'spiralling out of control' in Syria's Idlib, warns charity

Policeman killed, dozens injured in southern Iraq clashes

Iraq calls U.S. blacklisting of militia leader 'unacceptable'

US to designate Yemen's Houthi movement as foreign terror group as soon as Monday

Twitter Removes Iran's Top Leader Tweet For Calling Covid Vaccines "Untrustworthy"

The dark motives behind Saudi Arabia's push for Gulf unity

AFRICA

Nigerian Army Kills 28 Boko Haram Members In Yobe

Ethiopian military says it killed 15 Tigray rebels

Armed men kill 6 park rangers in DR Congo

Algeria’s ex-PM admits selling gold bars (gifts from Gulf donors) on black market

ASIA

Afghan gov’t air raid kills at least 14, including women and children.

Roadside bomb kills 3 people in Afghan capital

‘Countrywide blackout’ plunges Pakistan into darkness

Kim Jong Un says US is North Korea’s ‘biggest enemy’: No matter who is in power in the US, the true nature of American policies towards Pyongyang never changes.

North Korea says leader Kim elected as general secretary of ruling party: KCNA

China to provide COVID-19 vaccines to the general public,free of charge - official

Coronavirus: Chinese study finds most patients still show signs of ‘long Covid’ six months later

Twitter removes Chinese embassy's post claiming Uighur women not forcefully sterilised

India apprehends Chinese soldier at disputed border region

India to go ahead with purchase of S-400 system despite US sanctions threat

Indonesia plane crash: Boeing 737 vanishes over sea as 'body parts found' in huge search

EUROPE

Watch: Navalny poisoning: CIA, MI6, 'discredited' state-funded Bellingcat play key role in accusing Russia

Russia Confirms First Case Of New UK Coronavirus Strain

Mutant coronavirus strain is more contagious as it replicates in the throat, say experts

UK: Police crack down on lockdown rule breakers

UK: 100,000 Pfizer vaccine doses 'thrown away'

UK: Government sneaks ‘cruel’ new loophole into eviction ban: A tenant can now be evicted if they have been unable to pay their rent for six months

UK: UK: Antisemitism definition is undermining free speech

GLOBE

Global COVID-19 Count Reaches 90 Mln, Johns Hopkins University Data Shows

New Covid Variant Found In Travellers From Brazil, Says Japan

AMERICAS

Canada’s first provincewide COVID curfew coming into force

January will be the deadliest month of Covid-19 in the US: Saturday, the United States suffered 3,655 new Covid-19 deaths, along with 269,623 new infections

Watch: COVID-19: A dire warning to Americans to 'please stay home'

Study: 50% of new COVID-19 infections transmitted from patients with no symptoms

Trump Orders to Lower US Flags to Honor Fallen Capitol Police Officers

FBI, NYPD told Capitol Police about possibility of violence before riot

U.S. Army Secretary Says at Least 25 Domestic Terrorism Cases Opened

FBI says no evidence of antifa involvement in Capitol riots despite GOP claims

Watch: Rudy Giuliani: What really happened on January 6th

Trump Supporters Quit Twitter en Masse Following POTUS’ Suspension

YouTube bans Steve Bannon's War Room podcast channel

Google pulls Parler from app shop for 'egregious content'

Twitter Bans Michael Flynn, Sidney Powell In Dramatic QAnon Rout

Parler CEO denounces ‘coordinated attack’ by Big Tech as Amazon prepares to pull plug on its servers

Parler CEO: Tech Companies Coordinated Plan to Close Us Down

Gab, a social networking site popular among the far right, says its gaining 10,000 new users every hour.

Rush Limbaugh deactivates his Twitter account after President Trump permanently banned

Twitter Allows “Hang Mike Pence” to Trend While Banning President Trump for Inciting Violence

Watch; Former Lieutenant General, Thomas McInerney claims ‘special forces’ took Pelosi’s laptop amid capitol siege

Joe Biden likens Ted Cruz to Nazi propagandist Goebbels for helping Trump

Speaker Pelosi Says Capitol Siege Rioters Chose ‘Whiteness Over Democracy’

House to Consider Resolution Calling on Pence to Declare Trump 'Incapable of Executing Duties'

‘Toothless tiger’: Impeachment could bar Trump from future office

Trump’s incitement, plan to skip inauguration recalls Civil War: Historians see strong parallels between the divided US in 1869 and the politics and mob violence of Trumpism today.

Washington Post Columnist Calls For Expulsion Of Members Who Challenged Electoral Votes

Trump Attorney Accuses The President Of Criminal Conduct In His Withdrawal of Representation

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Stop Trivializing The Term 'Coup':
By Caitlin Johnstone
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US Intel on Russia, But Not Trump Mob?
By Finian Cunningham
Some may argue that the Deep State knew all about the impending insurrection, but let it happen as a way to fatally undermine Trump . - Continue

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The dumbing down of America
By Carl Sagan'
Sooner or later this combustible mixture of ignorance and power is going to blow up in our faces. - Continue

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The US and UK May Not Will Assange’s Death, but Everything They are Doing Makes it More Likely
By Jonathan Cook
His death looks increasingly like an outcome Britain and the US desire. - Continue

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Wednesday's Other Story
By Matt Taibbi
For all the talk about the madness of Donald Trump — this was something more dangerous, i.e. institutional insanity. - Continue

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This is a country we are supposed to be proud of?
Trump Regime Set to Execute Federal Inmates: More Than Any President in Almost 100 Years.
Must Watch: The Grayzone - Pushback with Aaron Maté
"It's probably the worst thing I have ever seen in my life" it took this man 26 to 28 minutes to die. - Continue

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AMERICAS

Hospitals in Ecuador and Peru Collapse Due to Lack of Beds

Mexican president thanks Cuba for sending doctors to fight pandemic

US Hypocrisy On Cuba Continues

Brazil: 2020: the year Bolsonaro’s plans became evident: "The president made fun of the virus, fomented disagreements and skirted around 54 impeachment requests

The US and Guyana Begin Joint Maritime Patrol Operations in waters largely claimed by Venezuela.

Iranian ship arrives at Venezuelan port, data shows

More than 4,000 U.S. lives lost to COVID in single day

Trudeau condemns U.S. Capitol riots ‘incited’ by Trump

US Capitol Police officer dies after clash

Video shows Capitol cop getting crushed by Trump supporters

Watch: Trump vows to boycott Joe Biden inauguration

A new war on terrorists? Biden Says Rioters Who Stormed Capitol Were Domestic Terrorists

In case you missed it: The modern US army: unfit for service? Gone are the days of the all-American army hero. These days, the US military is more like a sanctuary for racists, gang members and the chronically unfit

US Capitol protesters, are part of a long history of white supremacists

Six Republican lawmakers among rioters as police release photos of wanted

Free speech exists when no one is listening: Donald Trump permanently banned from Twitter

Mexican president chides 'arrogant' Zuckerberg over Trump Facebook blocking

Twitter bans Michael Flynn, Sidney Powell in QAnon account purge

America Under Censorship: Biden’s Presidency Certified, Free Speech May be No Longer

The Media Created a Monster. Now They Want to Wash Their Hands

Watch: Footage of the Trumps celebrating at rally before US Capitol riots

Trump Prepares Pardon List for Aides and Family, and Maybe Himself

Biden backs Trump decision not to attend inauguration, calling him an 'embarrassment'

Democrats to begin process of impeaching Trump for 'Incitement of Insurrection' Monday

First look at the article of impeachment drafted against Trump for ‘incitement of insurrection’

“The Storming of the Capitol”: America’s Reichstag Fire? The four big lies underpinning this story show it was likely a staged event.

Only In Your Imagination Was That An Attempted “Coup”; The idea that this was a real attempt at a “coup” - is so preposterous that you really have to be a special kind of deluded in order to believe it.

Pelosi calls Gen. Milley to block ‘unhinged’ Trump from using nuclear codes

Nearly 6,200 National Guard are being mobilized to provide security to DC

Angry Trump Supporters Harass Lindsey Graham At D.C. Airport: ‘Traitor!’

US economy sheds 140,000 jobs in December in end to brutal year

Democrats vow to deliver $2K checks with control of Senate

But wait: Key Democratic senator shoots down $2,000 stimulus checks proposal

IRS Sends Stimulus Payments To ‘Wrong Bank Accounts’ Affecting Estimated 13M Tax Service Customers

After a record 22 billion-dollar disasters in 2020, it’s time to make US disaster policy more effective and equitable – here’s how

MIDDLE EAST

Turkey killss 8 PKK memberss in N.Syria

Peshmerga forces receive $12.5 million worth of US military aid

Iran leader bans import of US and UK-made COVID vaccines, saying they were “completely untrustworthy.”: Report

The US just sent a warning to Iran in the form of two B-52H Stratofortress bombers

Donald Trump's parting gift to the world? Signs suggest it may be war with Iran

As Biden enters White House, did Israel's Mossad win war with Iran?

Propaganda alert: : IDF deploys air defenses to south amid threats of attack from Yemen

How Israel Tormented Arabs in Its First Decades – and Tried to Cover It Up

AFRICA

Cameroon: At least 14 killed in Boko Haram attack

U.S. airstrike kills 5 in Somalia

Ethiopia accuses Sudan of killing civilians amid border dispute

UN fears ‘massive’ COVID transmission in Ethiopia’s Tigray

ASIA

Afghan fightings continue with over 80 killed in 2 days

'Kids among 5 of a family killed in Afghan airstrike'

India has a farmer suicide epidemic — and farmers are protesting new laws

India: Protesting Farmers Target India’s Largest Cell Company and Its Billionaire Owner

US Ambassador to India Confirms His Country’s Role in the ongoing China-India standoff

In case you missed it; U.S., India Expected to Sign Military Pact as China Prompts Closer Ties

Pompeo angers China with Hong Kong threat, plan to send envoy to Taiwan

China seals off two cities to contain coronavirus outbreak

EUROPE

Containment Is Futile: Europe and China Seal Investment Deal as U.S. Grumbles

Covid-19: UK sees highest daily toll of 1,325 deaths

A “major incident” has been declared in London, Warnings hospitals in the UK capital could be overwhelmed with coronavirus patients

AUSTRALASIA

GLOBE

Judge’s ruling in Julian Assange case could threaten investigative journalism in UK and around the world

Cryto market value tops $1 trillion as bitcoin hits new record

Rotten to the core: Deutsche Bank Reaches to Pay $100 Million Fine in Deferred-Prosecution Deal

2020 tied with 2016 as world’s hottest year on record, EU says

 

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