Idiot Anti-Nukers Will Only Have Seconds to Say They Were Right 27 Apr 2022; posted by the editor - Features, International
By David Swanson
There’s a lot of funny stuff in politics, but the most ludicrous has got to be these holdovers from the 1980s running around warning that we could all die in a nuclear war. The idiots have not realized that nobody cares, that they look like morons, and that they’ll only have seconds in which to point out that they were right. What sort of awards do they expect to be given in the space of a half a minute?
Through the lens . . . 20 Apr 2022; posted by the editor - Opinion
If the current Russian administration considers that the sanctions imposed by countries of the world due to Russia's invasion of Ukraine are meaningless, then Russia is also saying by the same token that it considers those countries as meaningless.
For decades, the U.S. public seemed largely indifferent to most of the horrible suffering of war. The corporate media outlets mostly avoided it, made war look like a video game, occasionally mentioned suffering U.S. troops, and once in a blue moon touched on the deaths of a handful of local civilians as if their killing were some sort of aberration.
Russian and Ukraine 03 Mar 2022; posted by the editor - Opinion
It is NOT OK for Russian President Putin to consider he has any right to invade an independent country on the pretext of lies.
It is NOT OK to ignore this.
Given world opinion on the invasion of Ukraine by Russia, humanity has the duty of removing such naligned people from power and of squeezing such corrupt garbage out of existence
Escalating Crisis in Ukraine Poses an Imminent Threat to World Peace 03 Jan 2022; posted by the editor - International, World News
U.S. Peace Council Statement
For weeks, the U.S. corporate media have been shrill in declaring that Russia, having positioned tens of thousands of Russian troops on the border, may be about to invade Ukraine. U.S. State Department spokesmen have been threatening Russia with punishing economic sanctions if there were an invasion. Daily, if not hourly, TV viewers are shown satellite images supposedly showing Russian troop concentrations on the Ukraine border, accompanied by unflattering photos of a scowling Vladimir Putin, depicted as the evil source of the newU.S.-Russia tensions.
Israel, the world, and true justice 22 Jul 2021; posted by the editor - Opinion
It is time that the democratic world, and any of those who profess to believe in justice, truth and freedom - to take an effective and powerful stand against the hypocritical, discriminate and racist bully policies of the Israeli administration and to no longer give Israel sanction to continue its obscene actions.
Press media watchdog asks ICC to investigate Israeli war crimes 21 May 2021; posted by the editor - Journalism, International
By Reporters Without Borders
The press freedoms watchdog Reporters Without Borders is calling on International Criminal Court chief prosecutor Fatou Bensouda to investigate Israeli airstrikes, which it says it regards as war crimes.
RSF condemns 'unnecessarily cruel' decision to keep Julian Assange detained 06 Jan 2021; posted by the editor - General, Human Rights, Journalism, International, United States, United Kingdom
In a 6 January hearing at London’s Westminster Magistrates’ Court, District Judge Vanessa Baraitser considered Julian Assange’s application to be released on bail. She ruled against his release, stating that Assange had an “incentive to abscond,” and “as a matter of fairness” she needed to give the US government the chance to pursue an appeal, which it has indicated it intends to do. Baraitser stated that Assange’s mental health is being managed at Belmarsh prison, and that the prison has its Covid-19 situation under control.