2020-01-21: Social Media Postees

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Gantz Calls for Jordan Valley Annexation, 'Hopes Trump Releases Peace Plan Soon'
sputniknews.com | 2020-01-21
Previously, Benny Gantz had opposed the publication of Trump's peace plan during the campaign, describing it as 'outright intervention' in the Israeli election.

Break of Dawn After Storm: EXO Chen Announces New Duo After Marriage Controversy
sputniknews.com | 2020-01-21
The news of marriage and fatherhood of the boy band's main vocalist created a furore among the fandom and the K-pop world, but peace could soon break out as a new song is set to be released.

Defender and Spearheads
Victor Grossman | counterpunch.org | 2020-01-21
"ALARM! Twelve thousand residents must immediately leave their homes! All hospital clinics must be evacuated! No exceptions! Hasten! " Not in burning Australia nor a besieged town in Syria or Afghanistan, but on January 12th 2020 in the otherwise peaceful if no longer prosperous Dortmund, in Germany's Ruhr Valley; once again, unexploded bombs were detected under…

Venezuela's Maduro offers Trump a "win-win" bargain
wsws.org | 2020-01-21
In an interview with the Washington Post, the Venezuelan president "suggested that a bonanza could be waiting for U.S. oil companies" if the White House ends sanctions.

Berlin conference prepares military occupation of Libya
wsws.org | 2020-01-21
The Libya conference, which took place last Sunday in Berlin, was not about peace in the war-torn country, but about the distribution of the loot.

Brazil's far-right government backed terror plot against Venezuela, top newspaper reveals
Ben Norton | mronline.org | 2020-01-20
Brazil's extreme Bolsonaro government backed an attack on Venezuela in a plot to overthrow its elected president. The shocking terror operation has received no coverage in mainstream U.S. media. | Source…

Embassy Protectors speak out in Fort Lauderdale
Fight Back | fightbacknews.org | 2020-01-20
Fort Lauderdale, FL

Cómo Juan Guaidó perdió el control de la Asamblea Nacional en Venezuela
Orlenys Ortiz | thegrayzone.com | 2020-01-20
øNo entiendes lo sucedido el 5 de enero en la Asamblea Nacional de Venezuela? Echemos un vistazo cronológico al fracaso…

Media, Hollywood paint Virginia rally as 'extremist' & violent despite its uneventful nature
rt.com | 2020-01-20
Talking heads in the media and Hollywood tried to paint the pro-Second Amendment supporters in Richmond, Virginia as racist or potentially violent, creating a much gloomier image than the one that transpired in reality. | Folks walking around the Virginia State Capitol in Richmond with semi-automatic weapons strapped over their shoulders had anti-gun activists up in arms and concerned, but the pro-Second Amendment protest

Venezuela Strengthens Cuba, China, Iran Ties Despite Guatemala Rupture
Paul Dobson | venezuelanalysis.com | 2020-01-20
Cuba and Venezuela have reportedly signed more than 1,400 agreements since 2000.

Venezuelan FM Makes Official Visit to Iran to Boost Relations
telesurenglish.net | 2020-01-20
Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza met on Monday with his counterpart from the Islamic Republic of Iran, Javad Zarif, to discuss a number of topics, including the strengthening of bilateral relations. | RELATED: | 'Latin America in Constant Siege from US': Venezuela's FM | Heading a high-ranking delegation, Arreaza, arrived in Tehran on Sunday night for a three-day visit. Arreaza's visit to Iran comes just a week after he made his first official visit to China. | "The Minister o…

Venezuelan President Proposes Respectful Dialogue With US Gov't
teleSUR, jg | telesurenglish.net | 2020-01-20
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro expressed once again that he welcomes dialogue with the United States as long as it is based on mutual respect between both governments. | RELATED: | 'Latin America in Constant Siege from US': Venezuela's FM | In an exclusive interview with The Washington Post, published this weekend, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro proposed dialogue with the United States, which would establish a different relationship between both countri…

The People of Colombia Are Cracking Up the Walls of War and Authoritarianism
Justin Podur | globalresearch.ca | 2020-01-20
The protests that started with the national strike called by Colombia's central union on November 21 to protest pension reforms and the broken promises of the peace accords have persisted for two months and grown into a protest against the …

The people of Colombia are cracking up the walls of war and authoritarianism
Justin Podur | mronline.org | 2020-01-20
The protests that started with the national strike called by Colombia's central union on November 21 to protest pension reforms and the broken promises of the peace accords have persisted for two months and grown into a protest against the whole establishment. And the protests have continued into the new year and show no signs […] | Source…

Moscow Hopes Iran Won't Quit Global Nuclear Pact
telesurenglish.net | 2020-01-20
Moscow hopes that Iran will not withdraw from the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT), Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov was quoted as saying Monday. | "We warn the Iranian side against reckless steps in terms of maintaining the obligations of the Islamic Republic under the NPT," RIA Novosti news agency quoted Ryabkov as saying. | RELATED: | Venezuelan FM Makes Official Visit to Iran to Boost Relations | "We talk about this openly and consider t…

Syrian Rebels Caught on Film Getting Transferred to Libya on Commercial Plane
Tyler Durden | theantimedia.com | 2020-01-19

At first I couldn't stop laughing at the cop's counter-terror list. But I stopped because it's utterly sinister
Emily Apple | thecanary.co | 2020-01-19
On 17 January, the Guardian revealed a counter-terrorism document listing a variety of protest and left-wing groups alongside neo-Nazis and the far-right and their associated symbols. | My first reaction to it was laughter and piss-taking. The list contains groups from Campaign Against Arms Trade (CAAT) to Greenpeace and Animal Aid. It's also woefully out-of-date. It's as if someone has taken a roll call of groups from ten years ago and added Extinction Rebellion (XR) to the list. | It also c…

Libya Summit Agree to Respect Arms Embargo, Push Ceasefire
telesurenglish.net | 2020-01-19
An agreement to respect the disregarded international arms embargo on Libya was the result of Sunday's Germany-led peace summit, attended by countries with interests in the conflict and the two warring sides. | RELATED: | Turkey to Officially Send Troops to Libya: Erdogan | "We agreed on a comprehensive plan forward," German Chancellor Angela Merkel said, adding that they all…

Brazil's far-right government backed terror plot against Venezuela, top newspaper reveals
Ben Norton | thegrayzone.com | 2020-01-17
Brazil's extreme Bolsonaro government backed an attack on Venezuela in a plot to overthrow its elected president. The shocking terror…

Defender and spearheads
Victor Grossman | mronline.org | 2020-01-17
Troop movements today promise anything but peace. Every two years military maneuvers encircle Russian borders; every nine months a new brigade of 4500 U.S. soldiers was flown over to "gain experience". This year it will be a division of 20,000, joined by soldiers from 18 countries, 37,000 in all. | Source…

In Venezuela, reactionary Guaidó humiliated by assembly defeat
John Catalinotto | workers.org | 2020-01-17
The self-appointed "interim president" of Venezuela, Juan Guaidó, received a humiliating setback in that country's National Assembly vote on Jan. 5. He was deposed as leader of the parliamentary body. Throughout 2019, Guaidó served as the designated puppet of U.S. imperialism in Venezuela. He made five attempts with a reactionary, . . . | Continue reading In Venezuela, reactionary Guaidó humiliated by assembly defeat at Workers.org

What Really Happened With Venezuela's Parallel President?
Staff | therealnews.com | 2020-01-17
Media reports and the Trump administration presented a very one-sided version of the election of Venezuela's National Assembly leadership, presenting it as a coup. But who is trying to overthrow whom?

The bombs of the last war and preparations for the next rattle Germany
Victor Grossman | peoplesworld.org | 2020-01-17
BERLIN–"ALARM! Twelve thousand residents must immediately leave their homes! All hospital clinics must be evacuated! No exceptions! Hasten!" Not in burning Australia nor a besieged town in Syria or Afghanistan were those words heard, but rather on Jan. 12, 2020 in the otherwise peaceful if no longer prosperous Dortmund, in Germany's Ruhr Valley. Once again, unexploded …

Prospects for Peace in the Ukraine Conflict
Brendan Oswald | progressive.org | 2020-01-16
The war started as a land grab, with Russia taking advantage of disarray in the Ukrainian state and armed forces in the weeks following the Euromaidan revolution.

UN peacekeepers protecting hundreds displaced by Central African Republic fighting
news.un.org | 2020-01-15
Fresh clashes in the Central African Republic's southeast have driven some 400 people to seek shelter at a UN base there, the United Nations Spokesperson said on Wednesday.

Implementing peace deal only path for stabilization in Mali: UN peacekeeping chief
news.un.org | 2020-01-15
Implementation of the 2015 peace agreement in Mali provides the only pathway for stabilization there, the head of UN peacekeeping told the Security Council on Wednesday.

Trump Prosecutors Make Move to Ensure that Embassy Protectors are Convicted
Ajamu Baraka and Bahman Azad | dissidentvoice.org | 2020-01-15
As the trial approaches, the lawyers for the Trump Administration's prosecution of the four Venezuelan Embassy Protectors who were arrested last May are asking the court to make sure the jury is kept ignorant about the facts and circumstances surrounding the actions of the protectors. In a recently filed motion by government lawyers, state prosecutors …

Venezuela: Oil Output Stabilizes as Government Eyes Foreign Investment
Ricardo Vaz | venezuelanalysis.com | 2020-01-15
The Maduro government is reportedly looking to offer greater advantages to private companies in joint oil ventures.

US Sanctions Venezuela's New Parliament Leader, Senior Opposition Lawmakers
Lucas Koerner | venezuelanalysis.com | 2020-01-14
The legislature's new opposition leadership "categorically" rejected the sanctions.

Venezuela Blames Sanctions After UN Voting Right Suspended
Paul Dobson | venezuelanalysis.com | 2020-01-13
Venezuela, which has one of the highest UN contribution rates in the region, has not paid its dues since 2018.

Under US pressure, social media companies censor critical content and suspend Venezuelan, Iranian, and Syrian accounts
Ben Norton | thegrayzone.com | 2020-01-13
As the US escalates its hybrid wars, Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram are suspending accounts and censoring content that conflicts with…

Juan Guaidó's top 5 fails
Anya Parampil | thegrayzone.com | 2020-01-11
Anya Parampil reflects on Juan Guaidó's greatest failures throughout his first year as wannabe president of Venezuela along with Diego…

For Western Press, the Only Coup in Venezuela Is Against Guaidó
Lucas Koerner | fair.org | 2020-01-10
The Washington Post ( 1/5/20) described Venezuelan lawmakers voting against someone other than Washington's chosen candidate to head the assembly as "sedition within the opposition." | The international corporate media have entered crisis mode following the replacement of Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó as head of the country's National Assembly. | In headline after headline, Venezue…

Venezuela: Guaido installs parallel parliament, US threatens more sanctions
pip.hinman | greenleft.org.au | 2020-01-10
Venezuela Ricardo VazIssue 1248 Venezuela Juan Guaido US Vice President Mike PenceJanuary 10, 2020Opposition leader Juan Guaido installed a "parallel" parliament in Caracas on January 7. | The…

Peace activists in South say 'No war on Iran'
Liberation Staff | liberationnews.org | 2020-01-09
Reports from North Carolina, South Carolina, Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee, Florida and Kentucky.

Venezuela: Guaido Installs Parallel Parliament After Washington Threatens More Sanctions
Ricardo Vaz | venezuelanalysis.com | 2020-01-08
The Trump administration is reportedly mulling sanctions against opposition deputies who voted against Guaido.

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

Hundreds of protesters for peace come out in Pacific Northwest Jan. 4
Liberation Staff | liberationnews.org | 2020-01-06
Reports from Seattle, Spokane, Kennewick and Boise…

Venezuelan Government and Opposition Fraction Announce Release of 14 'Political Prisoners'
Paul Dobson | venezuelanalysis.com | 2020-01-06
The National Roundtable for Peaceful Dialogue also offered its backing to the new National Assembly president, Luis Parra.

Venezuela: Guaido Replaced as Parliament Head in Disputed Vote
Lucas Koerner and Ricardo Vaz | venezuelanalysis.com | 2020-01-05
Pro-Guaido opposition lawmakers have rejected the vote, forming a parallel parliament with US and international right-wing support.

Sat. Jan. 4 National Day of Action U.S. Troops Out of Iraq!
ANSWER | liberationnews.org | 2020-01-01
Initiators for this call include the ANSWER Coalition, CODEPINK, Popular Resistance, World Beyond War and many other anti-war and peace organizations.

Venezuela Repels 'Terrorist' Attack on Military Bases, 1 Soldier Dead
Ricardo Vaz | venezuelanalysis.com | 2019-12-23
The assailants stormed several military installations before being engaged by the Venezuelan army.