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[l] at 9/2/19 1:22am
Happy Do Nothing Day. By Edward Curtin edwardcurtin.com  In a country with Mount Rushmore that celebrates ruthless and frenetic westward expansion, it might be a bit naïve to suggest a Do Nothing Day. National holidays are great – so many…Read more →

[Category: Commentary, Labor, Edward Curtin, Labor Day]

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[l] at 9/2/19 1:22am
Happy Do Nothing Day. By Edward Curtin edwardcurtin.com  In a country with Mount Rushmore that celebrates ruthless and frenetic westward expansion, it might be a bit naïve to suggest a Do Nothing Day. National holidays are great – so many…Read more →

[Category: Commentary, Labor, Edward Curtin, Labor Day]

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[l] at 9/2/19 12:11am
Fires rage in the Amazon as Brazilian President Bolsonaro becomes a target of global indignation, writes Pepe Escobar.  By Pepe Escobar in Curitiba, Brazil Asia Times Brazil has always been a land of superlatives. Yet nothing beats the current, perverse…Read more →

[Category: Brazil, Climate Change, CN Live!, Human Rights, Indigenous People, International, Labor, Luis Inacio Lula da Silva, Pepe Escobar, Pope Francis I]

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[l] at 9/1/19 9:43pm
Former Brazilian leader wishes emerging economies were closer; recalls Obama ‘crashing’ Copenhagen climate meeting, writes Pepe Escobar. By Pepe Escobar in Curitiba, Brazil Asia Times In a wide-ranging, two-hour-plus, exclusive interview from a prison room in Curitiba in southern Brazil…Read more →

[Category: Brazil, China, CN Live!, International, Iran, Russia, Barack Obama, BRICS, Luis Inacio Lula da Silva, Pepe Escobar]

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[l] at 8/30/19 1:40pm
As`ad AbuKhalil analyzes the calculations behind the recent attacks, which the Western press covered with the usual lack of realism.  By As`ad AbuKhalil Special to Consortium News There are two realities about Israel in the world: one projected by Western…Read more →

[Category: Commentary, Gulf States, Iran, Israel, Lebanon, Middle East, Palestine, Yemen, As'ad AbuKhalil, Benjamin Netanyahu, Hezbollah, Iraq, ISIS, Israeli Occupation, Syria]

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[l] at 8/30/19 8:51am
CN Live! was back in prime time Friday night with John Kiriakou, Pepe Escobar, Whitney Webb, John Shipton, Quentin Dempster, Peter B. Collins and Cathy Vogan. Watch the replay right here on Consortium News.  CN Live! returns in prime time tonight…Read more →

[Category: Australia, Brazil, China, CN Live!, Environment, Foreign Policy, France, International, Obama Administration, Russia, Trump Administration, 9/11, Elizabeth Vos, Jeffery Epstein, Joe Lauria, John Kiriakou, John Shipton, Pepe Escobar, Quentin Dempster, Scott Morrison, Whitney Webb]

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[l] at 8/30/19 8:51am
CN Live! is back in prime time tonight with John Kiriakou, Pepe Escobar, Whitney Webb, John Shipton and Quentin Dempster. Watch it tonight at 8 pm Eastern Daylight Time right here on Consortium News.  CN Live! returns in prime time…Read more →

[Category: Australia, Brazil, China, CN Live!, Environment, Foreign Policy, France, International, Obama Administration, Russia, Trump Administration, 9/11, Elizabeth Vos, Jeffery Epstein, Joe Lauria, John Kiriakou, John Shipton, Pepe Escobar, Quentin Dempster, Scott Morrison, Whitney Webb]

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[l] at 8/30/19 8:51am
CN Live! is back in prime time tonight with Pepe Escobar, Whitney Webb, John Shipton and Quentin Dempster. Watch it tonight at 8 pm Eastern Daylight Time right here on Consortium News.  CN Live! returns in prime time tonight with…Read more →

[Category: Australia, Brazil, China, CN Live!, Environment, Foreign Policy, France, International, Obama Administration, Russia, Trump Administration, Elizabeth Vos, Jeffery Epstein, Joe Lauria, John Shipton, Pepe Escobar, Quentin Dempster, Scott Morrison, Whitney Webb]

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[l] at 8/29/19 4:00pm
A new film depicting the whistleblower Katherine Gun, who tried to stop the Iraq invasion, is largely accurate, but the story is not over, says Sam Husseini. By Sam Husseini Special to Consortium News Two-time Oscar nominee Keira Knightley is…Read more →

[Category: Arts, Commentary, Film, Foreign Policy, Intelligence, International, Iraq, Mexico, United Nations, George W. Bush, Katherine Gun, Sam Husseini, Tony Blair]

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[l] at 8/28/19 11:52pm
It’s a billionaire’s world and the biggest of them all is in the thick of it, as Eric Zuesse explains. By Eric Zuesse Strategic Culture Jeff Bezos is the owner of The Washington Post, which leads America’s news-media in their…Read more →

[Category: Commentary, Media, billionaires, Eric Zuesse, Imperialism, Jeff Bezos, War]

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[l] at 8/28/19 2:40pm
In need of a “collusion” connection, top FBI officials have now been revealed to have been behind the false portrayal of an unregistered agent as a spy. By John Kiriakou Special to Consortium News Much has been written about Maria…Read more →

[Category: Campaign 2016, Column, Commentary, Guns, International, Russia, Russiagate, James Comey, John Kiriakou, Maria Butina, Peter Strzok]

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[l] at 8/28/19 3:16am
It is difficult to imagine how the Trump administration could have not given Israel the green light to carry out these attacks as part of the U.S. maximum campaign against Iran, writes Giorgio Cafiero. By Giorgio Cafiero Special to Consortium…Read more →

[Category: Foreign Policy, International, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Middle East, Palestine, Trump Administration, Adel Abdul-Mahdi, Benjamin Netanyahu, Giorgio Cafiero, Mike Pompeo]

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[l] at 8/27/19 1:00pm
The UN’s warnings are dire, but they are still likely overestimating the time we have to act, writes Arn Menconi. By Arn Menconi Special to Consortium News The U.N.’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, or IPCC, released a report earlier…Read more →

[Category: Climate Change, Commentary, Environment, Arn Menconi, climate disaster, IPCC]

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[l] at 8/27/19 6:04am
Woody Guthrie might not have been perfect, but we don’t need to “cancel” him, writes Will Kaufman. Woody Guthrie. (Al Aumuller/Library of Congress) By Will Kaufman The Conversation  In recent years, Woody Guthrie’s “This Land Is Your Land” has become…Read more →

[Category: Arts, Commentary, U.S., Until This Day--Historical Perspectives on the News, Keith Secola, Mali Obomsawin, Pete Seeger, Will Kaufman, Woogie Guthrie]

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[l] at 8/26/19 12:33pm
Daniel Lazare analyzes the Trump-Bojo attacks on democracy and equality. By Daniel Lazare Special to Consortium News It’s tempting to describe President Donald Trump, Prime Minister Boris Johnson, and their ilk as the new Vandals.  But that would be unfair…Read more →

[Category: Books, Commentary, United Kingdon, Boris Johnson, Brexit, Daniel Lazare, Jacob Rees-Mogg, William Rees-Mogg]

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[l] at 8/25/19 10:14pm
Trump and Netanyahu thought they were pulling a fast one on two U.S. congresswoman, but it has blown up in their faces, as Marjorie Cohn explains. By Marjorie Cohn Truthout During Congress’s August recess, a group of 41 Democratic and 31…Read more →

[Category: Commentary, Foreign Policy, International, Israel, Middle East, Palestine, Politics, Trump Administration, AIPAC, BDS, Benjamin Netanyahu, Bernie Sanders, Desmond Tutu, Donald Trump, Gaza, Ilhan Omar, James Zogby, Marjorie Cohn, Rashida Tlaib]

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[l] at 8/23/19 3:00pm
Elizabeth Vos reviews the unsavory history of intelligence agencies providing protection to child sex-trafficking rings.   By Elizabeth Vos Special to Consortium News The alleged use of sexual blackmail by spy agencies is hardly unique to the case of Jeffrey…Read more →

[Category: Censorship, Secrecy, U.S., United Kingdon, Until This Day--Historical Perspectives on the News, child sex trafficking, Elizabeth Vos, intelligence agencies, Jeffrey Epstein]

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[l] at 8/23/19 11:43am
CN Live!, the webcast of Consortium News, is moving to a new time slot.  Consortium News‘ weekly webcast, CN Live! is moving to prime time.  Beginning on Friday, Aug. 30 it will be aired at 8 pm U.S. Eastern Daylight…Read more →

[Category: CN Live!, CN Video, Guns, Intelligence, International, Middle East, Politics, Russiagate, United Nations, WikiLeaks, Aaron Mate, Chelsea Manning, Ed Butowsky, Elizabeth Vos, Francis Boyle, James Howard Kunstler, Jeffery Epstein, Joe Lauria, Kristin Hrafnsson, Lissa Johnson, Margaret Kimberley, Margorie Cohn, Michael Isikoff, Mike Gravel, Nancy Hollander, Nils Melzer, Rebecca Peters]

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[l] at 8/22/19 3:41pm
Michael Brenner considers the dearth of #MeToo outrage at the foul activities of the 25-year-long Epstein-Maxwell operation. By Michael Brenner Why have the howls of outrage not echoed through the media? Why has the trumpet’s call to action been silent?  Why haven’t the halls of Congress…Read more →

[Category: Commentary, Politics, U.S., Women, #MeToo, Hillary Cinton, Jeffrey Epstein, Michael Brenner, sex trafficking]

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[l] at 8/22/19 2:53am
A clause in U.S. immigration law that restricted those “likely to become a public charge” has made a disturbing comeback, reports Laurel Leff.  AP Photo/Seth Wenig By Laurel Leff The Conversation During the Nazi era, roughly 300,000 additional Jewish refugees…Read more →

[Category: Commentary, Immigration, Trump Administration, Until This Day--Historical Perspectives on the News, Laurel Leff, Nazi Germany, Refugees]

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[l] at 8/21/19 2:51pm
Caitlin Johnstone discards the high-flown dogma around space colonization and challenges readers to accept themselves and life on planet Earth.   By Caitlin Johnstone CaitlinJohnstone.com It’s rare to get a billionaire to share their grand plans for the future, which is…Read more →

[Category: Advanced Technologies, Climate Change, Commentary, Consortium News on Flash Points, Caitlin Johnstone, Elon Musk, escapism, Oligarchy, Silicon Valley]

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