2020-02-04: Social Media Postees

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Twitter cites 'Iran & Israel state actors' after suspending researcher who exposed new user-data flaw
rt.com | 2020-02-04
Twitter, in a post so reassuring it's alarming, says it stopped possible state-backed actors in Iran and Israel from exploiting its features. But the only clear 'actor' may be a lone researcher who reported the bug six weeks ago. | "Iran, Israel and Malaysia suspected of exploiting Twitter phone number security flaw," read a headline on Sky News. "Twitter: Israel, Iran may have accessed users' phone numbers," warned the Jerusalem Post. | So what did those bad privacy-violating ayatollahs in Tehran and intrepid privacy-defying IDF hackers do this time? They exploited Twitter's "contact upload" feature to match…

More than half of the world's millennials fear a nuclear attack will happen in the next decade
wsws.org | 2020-02-04
A recent International Committee of the Red Cross study, which surveyed 16,000 millennials in 16 different countries, found overwhelming hostility to war and militarism among youth.

Saugeen Ojibway Nation Has Saved Lake Huron From a Nuclear Waste Dump
Joyce Nelson | counterpunch.org | 2020-02-04
A major victory for Canada's First Nations has just been won in Ontario. On January 31, the Saugeen Ojibway Nation (SON) overwhelmingly voted down the proposed deep geological repository (DGR) for storage of low- and intermediate-level radioactive nuclear waste next to Lake Huron. The DGR had long been proposed by Ontario Power Generation (OPG), but…

New "Low-Yield" Nuclear Warhead a Dangerous Step
Julian Borger | zcomm.org | 2020-02-04
Critics of the warhead say it accelerates a drift towards thinking of nuclear weapons as a means to fight and win wars, rather than as a deterrent of last resort…

Europe Leads Way in Nuclear Shutdowns
Michael Steinberg | indybay.org | 2020-02-04
Germany, Sweden and Switzerland are leading the way in creating a nuclear free future.

US deploys new weapon in its nuclear arsenal
The Canary | thecanary.co | 2020-02-04
The US military has deployed a new addition to its nuclear arsenal, a long-range missile armed with a nuclear warhead of reduced destructive power.The so-called low-yield missile joins other, more powerful weapons aboard stealthy submarines prowling the oceans.The debut deployment aboard long-range submarines, known as boomers, is a landmark in US nuclear weapons policy.It is the first major addition to the strategic nuclear arsenal in recent decades and is a departure from the Obama administration's policy of lessening dependence on nuclear weapons in pursuit of a nuclear-free world.In confirming the missile dep…

Dozens killed in growing border clashes between Turkey and Syria
wsws.org | 2020-02-04
This fighting threatens to escalate into a direct confrontation between Turkey, a NATO member state, and the Syrian regime's nuclear-armed ally, Russia.

The U.S. War on Iran and Venezuela: Interview with Ajamu Baraka
Ajamu Baraka | globalresearch.ca | 2020-02-03
The following interview with Ajamu Baraka, national organizer of Black Alliance for Peace, was conducted on January 26, by Alan Benjamin, editorial board member of The Organizer newspaper. It is reprinted from Issue No. 149 (January 31, 2020) of …

Nuclear Treaty Busting Trump Regime. Doomsday Clock Closer than Ever to Midnight
Stephen Lendman | globalresearch.ca | 2020-02-03
Largely in response to reckless Trump regime treaty busting, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists moved its Doomsday Clock closer than ever to midnight. | It now stands at 100 seconds from potential catastrophe to humanity. | In June 2017, the Trump …

14 Kenyan Children Killed in Stampede After School
telesurenglish.net | 2020-02-03
Fourteen children were killed in a stampede as they rushed down a staircase at the end of classes at a primary school in western Kenya Monday, officials said. | RELATED: | Over 50 People Killed by Stampede at Iranian General's Funeral | At least 39 more were badly hurt in the incident at the Kakamega Primary School, the Daily Nation newspaper said, citing Western Region Police Commander Peris Kimani. | "We lost 14 of them," Education Minister George Magoha told Citizen TV. "One…

Iran to Launch new Satellite Despite US Missile Accusations
telesurenglish.net | 2020-02-03
"We are not afraid of failure and we will not lose hope. With your prayers and trust in God, the Zafar satellite by the end of this week … will be heading toward an orbit of 530 km from Earth," Iranian Minister of Information and Communications Technology Mohammad Javad Azari-Jahromi tweeted.

Trump Is Expanding His Racist Travel Ban, This Time Targeting Africans
Staff | truthout.org | 2020-02-03
The Trump administration has expanded its contested travel ban to six additional countries

ACLU: Trump Is Expanding His Racist Travel Ban, This Time Targeting Africans
Staff | democracynow.org | 2020-02-03
The Trump administration has expanded its contested travel ban to six additional countries

Victory for Canada's First Nations: Saugeen Ojibway Nation Has Saved Lake Huron from a Nuclear Waste Dump
Joyce Nelson | globalresearch.ca | 2020-02-03
A major victory for Canada's First Nations has just been won in Ontario. On January 31, the Saugeen Ojibway Nation (SON) overwhelmingly voted down the proposed deep geological repository (DGR) for storage of low- and intermediate-level radioactive nuclear waste next …

War with Iran Is at Stake–and Democrats' High Jumps Over Low Standards Aren't Helping
Norman Solomon | zcomm.org | 2020-02-02
The huge crisis with Iran is more dangerous because so many Democrats have been talking out of both sides of their mouths…

War Crimes Against Iran
Marjorie Cohn | zcomm.org | 2020-02-02
Trump has already committed the crime of aggression against Iran…

Israel has played a key role in US aggression towards Iran
Aaron Maté | thegrayzone.com | 2020-02-01
Before the assassination of Qasem Soleimani, Israel played a key and overlooked role in the Trump administration's aggression campaign against…

The Islamic Republic of Iran at 41
Yuram Abdullah Weiler | dissidentvoice.org | 2020-02-01
Iran's Islamic Revolution remains as bellwether, even though attempts to emulate it have not yet succeeded.

Headlines for January 31, 2020
Staff | democracynow.org | 2020-01-31
Senate Poised to Acquit President Trump in Impeachment Trial, World Health Organization Declares International Public Health Emergency, U.S. Special Envoy Warns of International Crisis in Idlib, Syria, Britain Formally Withdrawing from European Union Tonight, Pentagon Deploys 1st Low-Yield Nuclear Warhead-Armed Submarine, Trump Admin Poised to Loosen Restrictions on Use of Landmines, Human Rights Groups Condemn Mexico for Crackdown on Central American Migrants, Mexican Butterfly Conservationist Found Dead, Bolivia's Movement for Socialism Candidate Luis Arce Returns to Bolivia, U.S. Pushes EU to End Ban on Chemic…

House Votes to Rein in Trump's Iran War Powers While Ending Endless Wars
Jon Rainwater | peaceaction.org | 2020-01-31
Washington, D.C.

East LA demands: "No war against Iran"
Fight Back | fightbacknews.org | 2020-01-31
Los Angeles, CA – On January 25, protesters joined together at the U.S. Marine recruitment center to demand "No war against Iran!" The event was organized by the 50th Chicano Moratorium Organizing Committee and was part of a day of action across the U.S. against war with Iran. | The largest Chicano Moratorium happened on August 29, 1970 in which 30,000 Chicanos marched through East Los Angeles (ELA) to demand an end of the Vietnam War and against the draft. The protest was met with heavy repression from the sheriffs, and hundreds were arrested and three left dead, including Chicano journalist Ruben Salazar. | Pr…

How government and media are prepping America for a failed 2020 election
Whitney Webb | mronline.org | 2020-01-31
Russia, China and Iran are already being blamed for using tech to undermine the 2020 election. Yet, the very technologies they are allegedly using were created by a web of companies with deep ties to Israeli intelligence. | Source…

Wealthy Gulf States Plan to Spend Big to Coax Syria Away from Iran
Agha Hussain | mintpressnews.com | 2020-01-31
In the first of a three-part series, Agha Hussein investigates efforts by wealthy Gulf Arab countries to ply post-war Syria away from Iran by investing heavily in its post-war reconstruction.

US government censorship? Social media giants disappear accounts of Iranian and Venezuelan academics, journalists
Anya Parampil | thegrayzone.com | 2020-01-30
Red Lines host Anya Parampil talks with Professor Mohammad Marandi of the University of Tehran. Professor Marandi's Facebook and Instagram…

The U.S. is recycling its big lie about Iraq to target Iran
Nicolas J. S. Davies | mronline.org | 2020-01-30
The U.S.'s campaign against Iran has violated the most critical lessons that U.S. and UN officials claimed to have learned from the debacle in Iraq. | Source…

US Announces Three New Bases in Iraq After Iraqis Demand Full Withdrawal
Alan Macleod | mintpressnews.com | 2020-01-29
The three sites chosen for the news bases, Erbin, Sulimania and Halabja are all extremely close to Iran, with Halabja just eight miles from its border.

Pentagon Now Says 50 US Troops Suffered Brain Injuries in Iran's Missile Strike
Tyler Durden | theantimedia.com | 2020-01-29
Hours after the attack, President Trump had announced that "no Americans were harmed."

Pentagon Now Says 50 US Troops Suffered Brain Injuries in Iran's Missile Strike

Headlines for January 27, 2020
Staff | democracynow.org | 2020-01-27
Impeachment Trial Resumes as Leaked Bolton Manuscript Bolsters Democrats' Case, Coronavirus Death Toll Reaches 81 in China as Disease Spreads Around the World, Pentagon: 34 U.S. Troops Have Brain Injuries After Iranian Attack on Iraqi Airbase, Deadly Crackdown on Iraqi Protests Continue as 100,000s March Against U.S. Military Presence, Turkey Earthquake Kills 38; At Least 1,600 Hospitalized, Ugandan Activist Vanessa Nakate Slams Racist Media After Being Cropped from Photo with White Activists, Trump Attends Anti-Abortion "March for Life" as Admin Continues Assault on Reproductive Rights, High-Ranking Pharma Exec…

20,000 US Troops Have Surged Into Middle East Since Last Spring to 'Counter Iran'
Tyler Durden | theantimedia.com | 2020-01-26
Over the past eight months, the United States has poured more than 20,000 additional troops into the Middle East to counter Iran.

20,000 US Troops Have Surged Into Middle East Since Last Spring to 'Counter Iran'

Protesters say no war on Iran
pip.hinman | greenleft.org.au | 2020-01-25
anti-war Kerry SmithIssue 1251 Australia No war on IranJanuary 25, 2020Activists joined a global day of action against war on Iran, initiated in the United States by the United National Antiwar Coalition. One hundred people took part in Sydney on January 25. | The protest took…

Gregory Shupak on Iran Assassination, Brett Hartl on Biodiversity Loss
CounterSpin | fair.org | 2020-01-10

In the ongoing crisis, Congress must rein in Trump's war powers
Jon Rainwater | peaceaction.org | 2020-01-08
As we feared, President Trump's reckless assassination of Iran's Gen. Soleimani resulted in escalation

Sanders Remarks on Iran
Bernie Sanders | zcomm.org | 2020-01-04
Sanders remarks on Iran Escalation…