2019-10-15: News Headlines

Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers (2019-10-15). Pink Tide Against US Domination Rising Again In Latin America. dissidentvoice.org (Photo from Dissent Magazine) Once again, the left is rising in Latin America as people revolt against authoritarian regimes, many of whom were put in place by US-supported coups. These regimes have taken International Monetary Fund (IMF) loans and are under the thumb of international finance, which is against the interests of people.After the embattled …

Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers (2019-10-15). Pink tide against US domination rising again in Latin America. nationofchange.org Once again, the left is rising in Latin America as people revolt against authoritarian regimes, many of whom were put in place by US-supported coups. These regimes have taken the International Monetary Fund (IMF) loans and are under the thumb of international finance, which is against the interests of people. After the embattled President of …

Kevin Zeese (2019-10-15). "Pink Tide" Against US Domination Rising Again in Latin America and the Caribbean. globalresearch.ca Once again, the left is rising in Latin America as people revolt against authoritarian regimes, many of whom were put in place by US-supported coups. These regimes have taken International Monetary Fund (IMF) loans and are under the thumb of …

Basav Sen (2019-10-14). The Oil Despots. counterpunch.org The world's burgeoning far-right movements are far-flung and diverse, but in government they share a few core tendencies: They attack minority populations. They criminalize dissent. And they're horrible for the planet. The slide into extractivist authoritarianism in the U.S. is part of a worldwide trend, exemplified by the parallels between the U.S. and Brazil, where More

WSWS (2019-10-14). US impeachment inquiry: State Department official testifies in defiance of Trump ban. wsws.org Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch is the first Trump administration official to testify before the House Intelligence Committee since the White House declared its policy of noncooperation with the impeachment inquiry.

Trevor Aaronson (2019-10-10). A Declassified Court Ruling Shows How the FBI Abused NSA Mass Surveillance Data. theintercept.com The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court found that the FBI may have violated the rights of potentially millions of Americans — including its own agents and informants — by improperly searching through information obtained by the National Security Agency's mass surveillance program. | U.S. District Court Judge James E. Boasberg, who serves in the District of Columbia and the FISA court, made his sweeping and condemnatory assessment in October 2018 in a 138-page ruling, which was declass…

Alex Emmons (2019-10-09). The Espionage Act Is Again Deployed Against a Government Official Leaking to the Media. theintercept.com The Justice Department on Wednesday announced its eighth prosecution under President Donald Trump for leaking sensitive information to the media, expanding a crackdown on press disclosures that began during the Obama administration and has only accelerated under Trump. | In an eight-page indictment unsealed on Wednesday, prosecutors alleged that Henry Kyle Frese, a 30-year-old counterterrorism analyst at the Defense Intelligence Agency, accessed intelligence reports unrelated to his job and discussed their contents with two reporter…

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