2019-11-20: News Headlines

RT (2019-11-20). Chemical Watchdog Manipulated Douma Attack Report — Whistleblower. dissidentvoice.org The head of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons has signed an open letter urging his own watchdog to give two whistleblowers a platform at its next conference. They claim the #OPCW suppressed evidence when conducting a probe into an alleged #chemicalattack on the Syrian city of #Douma in April 2018.

Tracy Keeling (2019-11-20). The 10 most disturbing words of ITV's election coverage weren't uttered by a candidate, but by the show's host. thecanary.co There were a number of disturbing aspects to ITV's debate and interviews on 19 November. But none were more perplexing than host Nina Hossain's reaction to Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson's position on using nuclear weapons. | WTAF?: | I for one found the fury Boris Johnson managed to affect in defence of the NHS (after Jeremy Corbyn brandished a heavily redacted government document on the subject) quite alarming. Corbyn said the documents showed that Johnson's government had: a series…

Global Research News (2019-11-19). Selected Articles: UK Government Accused of Covering Up War Crimes in Iraq. globalresearch.ca A future without independent media leaves us with an upside down reality where according to the corporate media "NATO deserves a Nobel Peace Prize", and where "nuclear weapons and wars make us safer" | . | . | | | If, like us, this is …

Aaron Maté (2019-11-18). Whistleblower: OPCW suppressed Syria chemical evidence after US pressure. thegrayzone.com A second whistleblower from the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons has come forward to accuse top OPCW officials…

CGTN (2019-11-18). Arrow-wielding Rioters Barricade in Hong Kong Polytechnic University. dissidentvoice.org All eyes are on Hong Kong as police and rioters remain locked in a standoff. Anti-government protesters have barricaded a university campus, attacking police forces who have closed in on them, with various weapons including bow and arrow.

United Nations (2019-11-18). Monday's Daily Brief: Progress and pitfalls in child rights, millions of Afghans acutely food insecure, Middle East nuclear-free zone, social media and child detention. un.org A recap of Monday's stories in brief: Uneven child rights progress; over 10 million Afghans severely food insecure; Middle East nuclear weapons conference gets underway; Social media posts increasing child detention cases; UN and partners commit to universal health.

United Nations (2019-11-18). At UN, Middle East countries discuss steps towards regional nuclear-free zone. un.org Representatives from across the Middle East are meeting at UN Headquarters this week in efforts to negotiate a legally binding treaty establishing a regional zone free of nuclear weapons and other weapons of mass destruction.

RT (2019-11-17). No playing around: US Army's new card decks feature Russian, Chinese & Iranian weapons 'to learn more about adversaries'. rt.com The Russian-made S-400 air defense system — the one that triggers US threats of sanctions for nations if they decide to buy it — can actually help an American soldier to win a battle… in a card game. | The S-400 [or SA-21 Growler in NATO nomenclature] is a joker in a new line of card decks for the US army, an all-mighty card of many faces capable of incinerating an enemy. | The second joker in the Russia-themed deck is the Iskander tactical missile system [SS-26 Stone in NATO nomenclature] with its 9M729 missile that was used by Washington as a pretext for quitting the INF Treaty, despite Russia'

RT (2019-11-17). Bloomberg blasted for apology & U-turn on NYC's 'stop & frisk' policy ahead of presidential nomination bid. rt.com What better time than an election campaign start to repent sins? Former NYC mayor Michael Bloomberg probably thought so as he apologized at a black church for the controversial 'stop and frisk' policy, but few were buying it. | A billionaire media mogul and a former New York mayor, Michael Bloomberg has suddenly backtracked on his longstanding support for the controversial 'stop and frisk' police policy he adamantly backed during his time as mayor. | The questionable practice involving police briefly detaining, questioning and sometimes searching random people on the streets for weapons or other illegal posses…

Fight Back (2019-11-17). Protesters demand end to Israeli attacks on Gaza. fightbacknews.org NY, New York – On the evening of November 15, over 150 people gathered on 42nd and Broadway to demand that Israel, backed by the United States government, stop the murder and occupation of Palestinians. | The emergency rally was called by several different organizations in New York City in response to Israel murdering 34 people, including eight children in Gaza. The organizations were Samidoun Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network, CODEPINK: Women For Peace, Labor for Palestine, Al-Awda NY: The Palestine Right to Return Coalition, NY4Palestine, Jews for Palestinian Right of Return, American Muslims for Palesti…

Aaron Maté (2019-11-16). Syria scandal: New whistleblower claims chemical weapons watchdog OPCW suppressed Douma evidence. thegrayzone.com A whistleblower from the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) is accusing top officials of tampering with evidence…

Staff (2019-11-14). CodePink Founder Medea Benjamin Threatened with Arrest After Protesting U.S. Foreign Interventions. democracynow.org CodePink co-founder and longtime peace activist Medea Benjamin was threatened with arrest in Washington, D.C., Wednesday and accused of assaulting a sitting congressmember after being forcibly removed from a press conference for opposing the U.S.-backed coup and U.S. sanctions in Venezuela. Benjamin vehemently denies the accusations and says she was in fact the one assaulted when she and other activists demonstrated at a press conference hosted by Florida Democrat Debbie Wasserman Schultz and Florida Republican Mario Díaz-Balart announcing the launch of a Congressional Venezuela Democracy Caucus. We speak with Me…

Ryan Cristián (2019-11-12). James Corbett Interview — ISIS Was Created, Armed And Funded By US/Israel & It's An Open Secret. thelastamericanvagabond.com The US government armed Osama Bin Laden; it armed Saddam Hussain with chemical weapons to be used against Iran in 1980; it armed the very groups that later became ISIS. Yet we are sold an entirely different yarn by the US government and its lap dog MSM. Today I have invited James Corbett on the …

Jon Rainwater (2019-11-07). Take Action — Some actual, SANE legislation. peaceaction.org Trump has plans to spend nearly $2 TRILLION over the next 30 years on unneeded and unnecessary nuclear weapons and delivery systems. This makes no sense. This is insane. That's nearly $100 million wasted every day for thirty years on weapons we are supposed to be getting rid of. To put that amount in perspective, …

Ryan Cristián (2019-10-18). Kurds Say Turkey Used Chem Weapons & US Announces Syria Ceasefire That Turkey Says Isn't A Ceasefire. thelastamericanvagabond.com Welcome to The Daily Wrap Up, a concise show dedicated to bringing you the most relevant independent news, as we see it, from the last 24 hours (10/17/19). As always, take the information discussed in the video below and research it for yourself, and come to your own conclusions. Anyone telling you what the truth …

2019-11-20: Social Media Postees

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Chemical Watchdog Manipulated Douma Attack Report — Whistleblower
RT | dissidentvoice.org | 2019-11-20
The head of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons has signed an open letter urging his own watchdog to give two whistleblowers a platform at its next conference. They claim the #OPCW suppressed evidence when conducting a probe into an alleged #chemicalattack on the Syrian city of #Douma in April 2018.
dissidentvoice.org/2019/11/chemical-watchdog-manipulated-douma-attack-report-whistleblower/

The 10 most disturbing words of ITV's election coverage weren't uttered by a candidate, but by the show's host
Tracy Keeling | thecanary.co | 2019-11-20
There were a number of disturbing aspects to ITV's debate and interviews on 19 November. But none were more perplexing than host Nina Hossain's reaction to Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson's position on using nuclear weapons. | WTAF?: | I for one found the fury Boris Johnson managed to affect in defence of the NHS (after Jeremy Corbyn brandished a heavily redacted government document on the subject) quite alarming. Corbyn said the documents showed that Johnson's government had: a series…
thecanary.co/opinion/2019/11/20/the-10-most-disturbing-words-of-itvs-election-coverage-werent-uttered-by-a-candidate-but-by-the-shows-host/

Selected Articles: UK Government Accused of Covering Up War Crimes in Iraq
Global Research News | globalresearch.ca | 2019-11-19
A future without independent media leaves us with an upside down reality where according to the corporate media "NATO deserves a Nobel Peace Prize", and where "nuclear weapons and wars make us safer" | . | . | | | If, like us, this is …
globalresearch.ca/selected-articles-uk-government-accused-covering-up-war-crimes-iraq/5695424

Whistleblower: OPCW suppressed Syria chemical evidence after US pressure
Aaron Maté | thegrayzone.com | 2019-11-18
A second whistleblower from the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons has come forward to accuse top OPCW officials…
thegrayzone.com/2019/11/18/whistleblower-opcw-suppressed-syria-chemical-weapons-evidence-after-us-pressure/

Arrow-wielding Rioters Barricade in Hong Kong Polytechnic University
CGTN | dissidentvoice.org | 2019-11-18
All eyes are on Hong Kong as police and rioters remain locked in a standoff. Anti-government protesters have barricaded a university campus, attacking police forces who have closed in on them, with various weapons including bow and arrow.
dissidentvoice.org/2019/11/arrow-wielding-rioters-barricade-in-hong-kong-polytechnic-university/

Monday's Daily Brief: Progress and pitfalls in child rights, millions of Afghans acutely food insecure, Middle East nuclear-free zone, social media and child detention
United Nations | un.org | 2019-11-18
A recap of Monday's stories in brief: Uneven child rights progress; over 10 million Afghans severely food insecure; Middle East nuclear weapons conference gets underway; Social media posts increasing child detention cases; UN and partners commit to universal health.
news.un.org/feed/view/en/story/2019/11/1051631

At UN, Middle East countries discuss steps towards regional nuclear-free zone
United Nations | un.org | 2019-11-18
Representatives from across the Middle East are meeting at UN Headquarters this week in efforts to negotiate a legally binding treaty establishing a regional zone free of nuclear weapons and other weapons of mass destruction.
news.un.org/feed/view/en/story/2019/11/1051601

Protesters demand end to Israeli attacks on Gaza
Fight Back | fightbacknews.org | 2019-11-17
NY, New York – On the evening of November 15, over 150 people gathered on 42nd and Broadway to demand that Israel, backed by the United States government, stop the murder and occupation of Palestinians. | The emergency rally was called by several different organizations in New York City in response to Israel murdering 34 people, including eight children in Gaza. The organizations were Samidoun Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network, CODEPINK: Women For Peace, Labor for Palestine, Al-Awda NY: The Palestine Right to Return Coalition, NY4Palestine, Jews for Palestinian Right of Return, American Muslims for Palesti…
www.fightbacknews.org/2019/11/16/protesters-demand-end-israeli-attacks-gaza

No playing around: US Army's new card decks feature Russian, Chinese & Iranian weapons 'to learn more about adversaries'
rt.com | 2019-11-17
The Russian-made S-400 air defense system — the one that triggers US threats of sanctions for nations if they decide to buy it — can actually help an American soldier to win a battle… in a card game. | The S-400 [or SA-21 Growler in NATO nomenclature] is a joker in a new line of card decks for the US army, an all-mighty card of many faces capable of incinerating an enemy. | The second joker in the Russia-themed deck is the Iskander tactical missile system [SS-26 Stone in NATO nomenclature] with its 9M729 missile that was used by Washington as a pretext for quitting the INF Treaty, despite Russia'…
rt.com/usa/473664-us-army-playing-cards/

Bloomberg blasted for apology & U-turn on NYC's 'stop & frisk' policy ahead of presidential nomination bid
rt.com | 2019-11-17
What better time than an election campaign start to repent sins? Former NYC mayor Michael Bloomberg probably thought so as he apologized at a black church for the controversial 'stop and frisk' policy, but few were buying it. | A billionaire media mogul and a former New York mayor, Michael Bloomberg has suddenly backtracked on his longstanding support for the controversial 'stop and frisk' police policy he adamantly backed during his time as mayor. | The questionable practice involving police briefly detaining, questioning and sometimes searching random people on the streets for weapons or other illegal posses…
rt.com/usa/473673-bloomberg-stop-and-frisk-apologize/

Syria scandal: New whistleblower claims chemical weapons watchdog OPCW suppressed Douma evidence
Aaron Maté | thegrayzone.com | 2019-11-16
A whistleblower from the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) is accusing top officials of tampering with evidence…
thegrayzone.com/2019/11/16/syria-scandal-new-whistleblower-claims-un-chemical-weapons-watchdog-buried-douma-evidence/

CodePink Founder Medea Benjamin Threatened with Arrest After Protesting U.S. Foreign Interventions
Staff | democracynow.org | 2019-11-14
CodePink co-founder and longtime peace activist Medea Benjamin was threatened with arrest in Washington, D.C., Wednesday and accused of assaulting a sitting congressmember after being forcibly removed from a press conference for opposing the U.S.-backed coup and U.S. sanctions in Venezuela. Benjamin vehemently denies the accusations and says she was in fact the one assaulted when she and other activists demonstrated at a press conference hosted by Florida Democrat Debbie Wasserman Schultz and Florida Republican Mario Díaz-Balart announcing the launch of a Congressional Venezuela Democracy Caucus. We speak with Me…
www.democracynow.org/2019/11/14/activist_medea_benjamin_faces_threats_of

James Corbett Interview — ISIS Was Created, Armed And Funded By US/Israel & It's An Open Secret
Ryan Cristián | thelastamericanvagabond.com | 2019-11-12
The US government armed Osama Bin Laden; it armed Saddam Hussain with chemical weapons to be used against Iran in 1980; it armed the very groups that later became ISIS. Yet we are sold an entirely different yarn by the US government and its lap dog MSM. Today I have invited James Corbett on the …
thelastamericanvagabond.com/interviews/james-corbett-interview-isis-created-armed-funded-by-us-israel-an-open-secret/

Take Action — Some actual, SANE legislation
Jon Rainwater | peaceaction.org | 2019-11-07
Trump has plans to spend nearly $2 TRILLION over the next 30 years on unneeded and unnecessary nuclear weapons and delivery systems. This makes no sense. This is insane. That's nearly $100 million wasted every day for thirty years on weapons we are supposed to be getting rid of. To put that amount in perspective, …
peaceaction.org/2019/11/07/take-action-some-actual-sane-legislation/