Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Tag: Iran

US media keep saying Iran is ‘in violation’ of a nuclear...

A poorly informed US reader of or listener to such slanted coverage could be forgiven for assuming that Iran was aggressively in breach of an agreement.

Iran: How Bolton tricked clueless UK conservatives into confrontation with Tehran

Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) – Simon Tisdall at The Guardian explains the difference between Socialist Spain and the disorganized Conservatives in control of U.K....

If war breaks out with Iran, it won’t be an accident

A range of U.S. policies have been deliberately designed to provoke an Iranian response.

On Iran, It’s Trump vs. Trump

The ongoing conflict with Iran showcases all the reasons why Donald Trump remains a hit with his base.  First...

Will the U.S. launch yet another unnecessary, unjustifiable war in the...

The definition of insanity: doing the same things over again and expecting a different result. Want a really good example of this...

Bernie warns the ‘drums of war are beating in Washington again’

"The US is strong enough to deal with these issues diplomatically, working with allies around the world, and that is what we should be doing."

As conflict with Iran escalates, path to peace can be found

"It is the job of the peace movement and all those who seek stability and justice in the world to work toward this outcome."

Trump pulls back from Iran attack as Bolton & Pompeo continue...

After threatening to strike Iran in retaliation for shooting down an unmanned U.S. drone, President Trump reportedly approved, and then abruptly called...

Can U.S. progressives stop a war with Iran?

Over the last few weeks there’s been yet another surge in tensions in the Middle East, with the Islamic Republic of Iran...

How to avert the impending war on Iran

The military is currently putting the breaks on the drive to war in Iran, says a former colonel and diplomat, but concerned citizens need to step up.

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Over 800 climate strikes planned in U.S. on September 20th; Global Climate Strikes to...

5 days ahead of strikes, Activists of all ages, labor groups, faith leaders, businesses gear up for youth-led climate strikes in intergenerational demand for climate action

Dangerous levels of plastic found in children’s bodies finds new study

"It can't be that every fourth child between three and five years old is so heavily burdened with chemicals that long-term damage cannot safely be ruled out."

Germany poised to spend nearly $50 billion on climate protections

The country will spend up to 40 billion euros to cushion the impact of abandoning coal.

What George Carlin taught us about media propaganda by omission

George Carlin’s quip reminds us to demand the other score: the horrific cost of our unequal and unsustainable status quo.