Posted in #Canada #Ireland #TheRealNews Arms Trade Justin Trudeau marc steiner Saudi Arabia security council Turkey UN Yves Engler

International Pressure Kept Canada From Joining Security Council

Despite Canada’s liberal reputation, its international affairs are built around support for empire and corporate interest. The post International Pressure Kept Canada From Joining Security…

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Posted in #Canada #Fracking #TheRealNews bailout Dan Dicker Donald Trump Federal Just Transition Agency federal reserve Green New Deal Green Stimulus hydraulic fracturing James Witt Johanna Bozuwa just transition Main Street Lending Program nationalization New York Mercantile Exchange Norway oil Oil Nationalization oil price oil sands Saudi Arabia Shale Oil tar sands Trump administration

As Oil Price Plummets, Call to Nationalize Industry Rises

The price of oil dropped below zero, prompting new subsidies from the Federal Reserve. Progressive voices in the U.S. and Canada have a different idea:…

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Posted in #CoronaVirus #TheRealNews COVID-19 houthis Mike Pompeo Saudi Arabia Saudi Coalition UAE United Arab Emirates Yemen Yemen Civil War

Yemen’s Civil War Now Has Three Sides

The Southern Transitional Council wants the city of Aden to secede, the Saudi coalition is breaking up, and the Houthis say they weren’t informed of…

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Posted in #CoronaVirus #Fracking #TheRealNews COVID-19 Dan Dicker Donald Trump hydraulic fracturing New York Mercantile Exchange oil oil prices Oil Trading opec OPEC Plus Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries Saudi America Saudi Arabia Trump administration

How Can Oil Be Worth Less Than Zero?

Dan Dicker traded oil futures for 25 years on the NYSE. He explains how COVID-19 created a perfect storm for oil markets, and why it…

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Posted in #Canada #TheRealNews Armored Personnel Carriers Arms Embargo Bill Morneau Francois-Philippe Champagne human rights Justin Trudeau Light Armored Vehicles Mohammed bin Salman Saudi Arabia Yemen Yves Engler

Canada Resumes Selling Arms To Saudi Warmongers

Now in the midst of a crisis, Canada will lift its embargo and sell armored vehicles to the Saudi military, which is engaged in brutal…

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Posted in #CoronaVirus #TheRealNews BAE Systems COVID-19 Human Rights Watch humanitarian crisis Saudi Arabia Saudi Coalition Yemen

Yemen’s Civil War and Coronavirus: A Perfect Storm

As the first cases of Covid-19 were diagnosed in war-torn Yemen, the sides agreed to a ceasefire which didn’t last one day. Information from the…

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Posted in #CoronaVirus #Refugees #TheRealNews COVID-19 Hajj Jamal Khashoggi Mohammed bin Salman Muhammed Bin Salman pandemic Recip Tayyip Erdogan Saudi Arabia Turkey

Turkey Indicts 20 Saudis For Jamal Khashoggi’s Murder Amidst COVID-19 Crisis

Turkey prepared the charges while internally grappling with the coronavirus, accusing Saudi Arabia of hiding the spread of COVID-19 after finding new cases in returning…

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Posted in #CoronaVirus #TheRealNews Christine Lagarde european central bank federal reserve great recession interest rates oil prices recession Richard Wolff Saudi Arabia stock market withholding tax

Stock Market Gyrations Signal Serious Trouble Ahead

Although the connection between the stock market and the general economy is not as close as it used to be, we are overdue for a…

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Posted in #TheRealNews Ahmed bin Abdulaziz medea benjamin Mohammed bin Salman oil prices Saudi Arabia stock markets Yemen

Impulsive Saudi Crown Prince Cracks Down, Rattles Global Markets

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman arrested high-ranking members of his family and launched an oil price war with Russia, tanking the market. Code Pink’s Medea…

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Posted in #Facebook #Israel #Surveillance #TheRealNews 8200 Citizen Lab Jamal Khashoggi NSO Pegasus Q-Suite Saudi Arabia shir hever UAE WhatsApp

Facebook Sues Israeli Cyber Security Co. NSO Over WhatsApp Surveillance

Shir Hever discusses the strategy of the Israeli offensive cyber company NSO, its roots in the notorious Israeli “8200” military intelligence unit, and how it…

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Posted in #Iran #TheRealNews Aden As'ad AbuKhalil Hodeidah houthis Saudi Arabia UAE United Arab Emirates Yemen

UN Report on Yemen: US, UK Accomplices to Atrocities, While Inaction Continues

Prof. Asad Abukhalil argues that the UN Human Rights Council’s report on Yemen acknowledges US and UK complicity in the war crimes being committed, but…

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Posted in #TheRealNews cultural boycott Nicki Minaj Political Art Saudi Arabia Sexual Freedom Women Rights

Nicki Minaj’s Boycott of Saudi Arabia Sets a Moral Standard for Artists

CodePink’s Ariel Gold discusses the decision of Nicki Minaj to withdraw from a festival in Saudi Arabia after a grassroots campaign among her fans made…

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House Passes Bill to Halt US Support for Yemen War, UAE Withdraws Troops

The war in Yemen could end, if U.S. and United Arab Emirates’ support for Saudi Arabia’s war in Yemen is truly over. However, the House…

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G20 Members Dole Out Coal Subsidies Despite Climate Crisis Talk

A new report documents G20 member states giving $63.9 billion in subsidies per year to King Coal, while professing the urgency of the climate crisis….

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Posted in #TheRealNews arms exports Hassan El-Tayyab Jamal Khashoggi NDAA Saudi Arabia senate UAE US military War Powers Act Yemen

Senate Deals Blow to US-Saudi/UAE Arms Deal

With seven Republican Senators joining all Democrats, the Senate voted to nix an $8 billion arms deal with Saudi Arabia and UAE, because of the…

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Opposition Demands Immediate Return to Civilian Rule After Sudan Massacre

Sudan was suspended from the African Union following a military attack on  peaceful demonstrators that killed over 100. But Saudi Arabia and UAE continue to…

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Posted in #Iran #TheRealNews As'ad AbuKhalil king salman Mecca Summit qatar Saudi Arabia Sharmini Peries

Saudi King Calls on ‘Despots’ to Mecca for Emergency Meeting on Iran

Prof. As’ad AbuKhalil says Saudis attempts to create a united front against Iran has dismally failed. Summits categorically reject the `deal of the century’ by…

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Posted in #Congress #TheRealNews David Swanson Donald Trump Impeachment Saudi Arabia Yemen

Trump’s Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia: An Impeachable Offense?

Trump pulled an end run around Congress when he declared a national emergency letting him sell arms to Saudi Arabia. We speak to RootsAction’s David…

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Posted in #Iran #TheRealNews Eugene Puryear John Bolton Mike Pompeo Paul Jay Saudi Arabia

Trump Offers No Evidence of Iranian Threat or Terrorism

Eugene Puryear and Paul Jay discuss the hypocrisy of Trump allying with Saudi Arabia, the largest sponsor of global terror, over concerns about alleged Iranian…

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Posted in #Israel #TheRealNews As'ad AbuKhalil ceasefire Fatah Hamas international aid Palestine Palestinian Authority qatar Saudi Arabia Sharmini Peries

Eurovision Artist Boycott Curbed by Qatari Aid

As’ad Abukhalil discusses the role which Qatar plays in the ceasefire between Israel and Hamas. Qatar has saved the Palestinian Authority from financial collapse.  Meanwhile,…

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Posted in #TheRealNews France Hassan El-Tayyab Saudi Arabia United Arab Emirates veto War Powers Act Yemen

Leaked Report: Western Arms Are Essential to Saudi Arabia’s War in Yemen

A French intelligence report reveals that Saudi Arabia and UAE depend on Western support for their war in Yemen. Just Foreign Policy co-director Hassan El-Tayyab…

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Posted in #TheRealNews Andrew Feinstein arms exports Arms Trade humanitarian crisis Saudi Arabia Yemen

US Complicit in War Crimes in Yemen (Pt 1/2)

Three out of five weapons used in Yemen are supplied by the US says Andrew Feinstein, the author of Shadow World: Inside the Global Arms…

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