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2021-01-24: News Headlines

MEE and agencies (2021-01-23). Explosion heard in Riyadh as Saudi Arabia intercepts 'hostile target'. middleeasteye.net Explosion heard in Riyadh as Saudi Arabia intercepts 'hostile target' | Capital's King Khaled International Airport reports number of flight delays, but unclear if these were linked to incident | Sat, 01/23/2021 – 14: 38 | It is rare for drones and missiles launched by the Houthis to reach Riyadh, about 700km from the Yemeni border (File pic/AFP) | Saudi Arabia intercepted a "hostile targe…

Rev. John Dear (2021-01-22). 'I Never Thought I'd Live to See This Day': The Beginning of the End for Nuclear Weapons. commondreams.org Few antiwar activists ever thought they'd see nuclear weapons banned, but thanks to dedicated organizing, a historic UN treaty goes into effect today. | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/views-article/thumbs/screen_shot_2021-01-22_at_1.27.00_pm.png

Robert Dodge (2021-01-22). A Day of Celebration: The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) Enters Into Force. commondreams.org The path is before us. We must act now, to protect current and future generations—and all we hold dear. | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/views-article/thumbs/nuclearban.jpg

Jessica Corbett, staff writer (2021-01-22). Despite Absence of Nuke-Armed States, World Celebrates Arrival of Global Treaty Banning Nuclear Weapons. commondreams.org "Today we reach a major milestone on the road to a more peaceful and secure world, free from the ultimate menace of nuclear war." | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/headline/thumbs/50861840008_ebdb2e96d4_c1.jpg

_____ (2021-01-22). The Treaty To Ban The Bomb Takes Effect. popularresistance.org Three and a half years ago, on July 7, 2017, the United Nations General Assembly approved the language of this treaty by a vote of 122 to 1. | The vote was a clear expression of the will of the world's people and the treaty has now been ratified by 51 nations. | Under international law, nuclear weapons will join chemical weapons, biological weapons, cluster bombs and land mines as illegal weapons of mass destruction. | The Golden Rule anti-nuclear sailboat arrived in Hawaii on July 31, 2019 from San Diego, California. The 34-foot ketch, a project of Veterans For Peace, has now sailed to the islands of Hawaii, Mau…

news.un (2021-01-22). Guterres hails entry into force of treaty banning nuclear weapons. news.un.org The first multilateral nuclear disarmament treaty in more than two decades, came into force just after midnight on Friday, hailed by the UN Secretary-General as "an important step towards a world free of nuclear weapons".

Dr. Joseph Gerson (2021-01-22). A New Day for Human Survival: On the Promise of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. globalresearch.ca On Friday, January 22, people in cities and towns across in the United States and around the world, will celebrate the entry into force of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW). | Those gathering, online and elsewhere, stand …

Mirinda Crissman (2021-01-21). Diet discrimination in prisons, jails, and detention centers. workers.org The interlocking systems of prisons, jails and detention centers were built up by descendants of those made rich from colonial conquest of this continent. The prison-industrial complex continues to benefit this very class of people every day by its existence. As the Prisoners Solidarity Committee of Workers World Party stated . . . |

commondreams (2021-01-21). Extending Nuclear Weapons Treaty Makes Everyone Safer; What About the Exploding Nuclear Weapons Budget? commondreams.org ______________________________…

_____ (2021-01-21). How use of drones to secure borders threatens all our rights. truepublica.org.uk A new report published by Drone Wars UK investigates the increasing use of military-style drones by governments to patrol state borders. The study, which examines the use of drones at the borders of the UK, EU, US, Russia, China, Australia and elsewhere, concludes that drones are contributing to the militarisation of everyday borders as part …

2021-01-23: News Headlines

Rev. John Dear (2021-01-22). 'I Never Thought I'd Live to See This Day': The Beginning of the End for Nuclear Weapons. commondreams.org Few antiwar activists ever thought they'd see nuclear weapons banned, but thanks to dedicated organizing, a historic UN treaty goes into effect today. | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/views-article/thumbs/screen_shot_2021-01-22_at_1.27.00_pm.png

Jessica Corbett, staff writer (2021-01-22). Despite Absence of Nuke-Armed States, World Celebrates Arrival of Global Treaty Banning Nuclear Weapons. commondreams.org "Today we reach a major milestone on the road to a more peaceful and secure world, free from the ultimate menace of nuclear war." | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/headline/thumbs/50861840008_ebdb2e96d4_c1.jpg

news.un (2021-01-22). Guterres hails entry into force of treaty banning nuclear weapons. news.un.org The first multilateral nuclear disarmament treaty in more than two decades, came into force just after midnight on Friday, hailed by the UN Secretary-General as "an important step towards a world free of nuclear weapons".

Robert Dodge (2021-01-22). A Day of Celebration: The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) Enters Into Force. commondreams.org The path is before us. We must act now, to protect current and future generations—and all we hold dear. | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/views-article/thumbs/nuclearban.jpg

_____ (2021-01-22). The Treaty To Ban The Bomb Takes Effect. popularresistance.org Three and a half years ago, on July 7, 2017, the United Nations General Assembly approved the language of this treaty by a vote of 122 to 1. | The vote was a clear expression of the will of the world's people and the treaty has now been ratified by 51 nations. | Under international law, nuclear weapons will join chemical weapons, biological weapons, cluster bombs and land mines as illegal weapons of mass destruction. | The Golden Rule anti-nuclear sailboat arrived in Hawaii on July 31, 2019 from San Diego, California. The 34-foot ketch, a project of Veterans For Peace, has now sailed to the islands of Hawaii, Mau…

Dr. Joseph Gerson (2021-01-22). A New Day for Human Survival: On the Promise of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. globalresearch.ca On Friday, January 22, people in cities and towns across in the United States and around the world, will celebrate the entry into force of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW). | Those gathering, online and elsewhere, stand …

Mirinda Crissman (2021-01-21). Diet discrimination in prisons, jails, and detention centers. workers.org The interlocking systems of prisons, jails and detention centers were built up by descendants of those made rich from colonial conquest of this continent. The prison-industrial complex continues to benefit this very class of people every day by its existence. As the Prisoners Solidarity Committee of Workers World Party stated . . . |

commondreams (2021-01-21). Extending Nuclear Weapons Treaty Makes Everyone Safer; What About the Exploding Nuclear Weapons Budget? commondreams.org ______________________________…

_____ (2021-01-21). How use of drones to secure borders threatens all our rights. truepublica.org.uk A new report published by Drone Wars UK investigates the increasing use of military-style drones by governments to patrol state borders. The study, which examines the use of drones at the borders of the UK, EU, US, Russia, China, Australia and elsewhere, concludes that drones are contributing to the militarisation of everyday borders as part …

John Laforge (2021-01-20). Treaty Banning the Ultimate Weapon of Mass Destruction Enters into Force. counterpunch.org The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) takes effect Friday, January 22, 2021. After decades of campaigns of every kind to "ban the bomb," to prevent the nuclear arms race, to freeze the arms race, humankind finally has a global treaty. The nuclear weapons prohibition outlaws not just their development, testing and possession,

Brett Wilkins, staff writer (2021-01-20). 'Pure Sadism': Biden Blasted for Continuing Trump's Recognition of Guaidó Coup Regime and Deadly Sanctions in Venezuela. commondreams.org "How about a new Good Neighbor Policy on non-interference?" asked CodePink co-founder Medea Benjamin. | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/headline/thumbs/ven_1.jpg

John Whitehead (2021-01-20). The Deep State's Stealthy, Subversive, Silent Coup to Ensure Nothing Changes. mintpressnews.com Donald Trump swore to drain the swamp in Washington DC, instead, he paved the way for lobbyists, corporations, and the military industrial complex. Here's why Joe Biden will be no different.