Daily Archives: June 18, 2022

2022-06-18: News Headlines

_____ (2022-06-18). The Lethality Of Washington's Global Monroe Doctrine. popularresistance.org This past week, as part of its policy to dominate the American hemisphere, the United States government organised the 9th Summit of the Americas in Los Angeles. US President Joe Biden made it clear early on that three countries in the hemisphere (Cuba, Nicaragua, and Venezuela) would not be invited to the event, claiming that they are not democracies. At the same time, Biden was reportedly planning an upcoming visit to Saudi Arabia — a self-described theocracy. Mexico's President Andrés Manuel López Obrador questioned the legitimacy of Biden's exclusionary stance, and so Mexico, Bolivia, and Honduras refuse…

Maxyyjones (2022-06-17). Glenn Greenwald: The UK's Decision to Extradite Assange Shows Why The US/UK's Freedom Lectures Are a Farce. scheerpost.com By Glenn Greenwald / Substack | People protest with t-shirts and easter eggs at Largo di Torre Argentina to demand Julian Assange's freedom against extradition, on April 11, 2022 in Rome, Italy. (Photo by Simona Granati &#1 ; Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images) | The eleven-year persecution of Julian Assangewas extended and escalated on Friday morning.The British Home Secretary, Priti Patel, approved the U.S.'s extradition request to send Julian Assange to Virginia to stand trial on eighteen felony charges under the 1917 Espionage Act and other statutes in connection with the 2010 publication by WikiLeaks of thous…

Editor2 (2022-06-17). Bolivia: Coup President Añez Sentenced as a Usurper. orinocotribune.com Former Bolivian senator Jeanine Añez will serve a ten-year prison sentence for overthrowing the constitutional government on November 12th, 2019, the court ruled late Friday evening in the case of Golpe de Estado II. | The right-wing strategy had been to drag out the legal proceedings for as long as possible. In the last week of the trial, Añez was turning off her zoom camera, leaving her seat regularly without asking the court permission, and falling asleep because, she said, she was "very tired." Her family promises to take the "persecution" of the former Senator to the highest international tribunals. | On the…

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