2020-11-27: News Headlines

John Pilger (2020-11-27). Britain's Class War on Children. counterpunch.org When I first reported on child poverty in Britain, I was struck by the faces of children I spoke to, especially the eyes. They were different: watchful, fearful. In Hackney, in 1975, I filmed Irene Brunsden's family. Irene told me she gave her two-year-old a plate of cornflakes. "She doesn't tell me she's hungry, she

Tom Anderson (2020-11-25). Avon and Somerset Constabulary's use of drones almost doubled over lockdown. thecanary.co Avon and Somerset Constabulary's use of unpiloted drones nearly doubled during the UK's According to The figures were requested as part of a research project by

sputniknews (2020-11-24). US Troops Stationed in Germany Train on New Anti-Air Variant of Stryker Armored Vehicle. sputniknews.com The US has rushed development of several new short-range anti-air systems to address the rising threat posed by drones and close a key gap in US air defenses, which have long prioritized taking down ballistic missiles.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-24). US providing ISIL with weapons in Iraq. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 24 (MNA) — An Iraqi security expert stressed that ISIL terrorist elements receive weapons from foreign forces inside Iraq.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-24). Treaty on Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons to be enforceable. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 24 (MNA) – Atomic Energy Organization of Iran announced that Treaty on Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons has reached quorum required to be enforceable i.e. it was approved by 50 countries and will be enforceable after 90 days as of Jan. 22.

Yves Engler (2020-11-24). Canada: The Hypocrisy of Liberals' Nuclear Policy. globalresearch.ca A Vancouver MP's last-minute withdrawal from a recent webinar on Canada's nuclear arms policy highlights Liberal hypocrisy. The government says they want to rid the world of nuclear weapons but refuse to take a minimal step to protect humanity from …