Thursday, December 12, 2019

Tag: Russia

US INF pullout will delight arms industry as it threatens to...

The reality is that it has largely been the U.S. that has been the aggressor through the terrifying and costly decades of the Cold War that this latest treaty exit action threatens to re-ignite.

‘This is a colossal mistake:’ Experts sound alarms after Trump confirms...

"This administration has damaged, perhaps irreparably, an int'l order that has served U.S. interests for decades, turned a blind eye to catastrophic climate change, corroded our govt, [and] poisoned our national discourse."

How pro-war Democrats use Russiagate to bloat the military – and why...

Russia became the bipartisan justification for an $716 billion defense budget and nuclear build-up.

Progressive Briefing for Friday, October 5

Over 300 arrested at Senate offices during #CancelKavanaugh sit in, who talked to the FBI in the Kavanaugh investigation, Virgin Atlantic flies first commercial plane on recycled waste carbon gas and more.

7 Russian GRU officers indicted for computer hacking and money laundering

According to the indictment, the GRU officers were charged with conspiracy to commit computer crimes, aggravated identity theft, and conspiracy to launder money.

Mueller makes ‘em sing

Paul Manafort is the latest Trump crony to change his mind about taking a bullet for the president.

In Syria, endgame or war without end?

"...the administration has redefined its goals to include the exit of all Iranian military and proxy forces from Syria, and establishment of a stable, nonthreatening government acceptable to all Syrians and the international community."

UK accuses Russian spies of implementing nerve agent attack

"...I can today tell the House that, based on a body of intelligence, the Government has concluded that the two individuals named by the police and CPS are officers from the Russian military intelligence service..."

Will Trump survive?

We’ll be lucky if he loses in 2020.

With sixteen ‘guilty’ verdicts all in a row, hundreds of thousands...

"Manafort could spend the rest of his life in jail, and Cohen could be headed there too. This raises the threat that Trump will try to pardon his way to obstruction of justice. If he does, we will take to the streets."

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Exxon wins New York climate fraud lawsuit

"Nothing in this opinion is intended to absolve ExxonMobil from responsibility for contributing to climate change through the emission of greenhouse gasses in the production of its fossil fuel products."

Small steps against climate change

Let’s start thinking about ways such as this to stop necessary waste.

Warren vs. Buttigieg clash offers contrast with Bernie’s consistency

he finger-pointing by Warren and Buttigieg over their histories has helped showcase the one front runner whose history is consistent and progressive.

Nestlé’s go at privatizing town water shot down by Michigan appeals court

"Allowing a corporation to bottle our water just to sell it back to us is hardly an 'essential service.'"