Social Media Might Ban the Pakistani Map at India’s Behest
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Social Media Might Ban the Pakistani Map at India’s Behest

An alarming piece of legislation is about to enter into force in India next month mandating that social media platforms such as Facebook remove “unlawful content” such as posts that affect the “sovereignty and integrity of India”, meaning that this law could easily be abused by New Delhi to demand that the internationally recognized Pakistani…

Syrian and US Armies Now Both Protecting Kurdish-Held North From NATO Turkey
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Syrian and US Armies Now Both Protecting Kurdish-Held North From NATO Turkey

The war in Syria has seen quite a few interesting alignments. At one point the CIA-backed Islamists rebels were clashing with the Pentagon-trained SDF. At another both Russian and American jets were flying air support for a Turkish invasion into ISIS-held northern Syria. Russians flew air support for rebels against ISIS, and for the mainly…

Mounting Social Anger Seen in Two-day Strike Against Indian Government
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Mounting Social Anger Seen in Two-day Strike Against Indian Government

Tens of millions of workers throughout India yesterday joined the second day of a 48-hour national protest strike against the hated pro-investor economic “reforms” of the Hindu supremacist Bharatiya Janatha Party (BJP)-led government. While the capitalist media largely tried to black-out the strike, it was supported by broad sections of the working class, both in…

Something Really Bad Is Being Prepared for the Palestinians in Gaza
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Something Really Bad Is Being Prepared for the Palestinians in Gaza

A senior member of the Hamas Political Bureau said on Monday that “the worst is still to come” as far as the Gaza Strip is concerned. Mousa Abu Marzook’s remarks followed the announcement by the Palestinian Authority that it will withdraw its security officers from the Rafah Border Crossing, the only route between Gaza and…

President Trump’s Losing Strategy: Embracing Bolsonoro’s Brazil and Confronting China
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President Trump’s Losing Strategy: Embracing Bolsonoro’s Brazil and Confronting China

Introduction The US embraces a regime doomed to failure and threatens the world’s most dynamic economy. President Trump has lauded Brazil’s newly elected President Jair Bolsonaro and promises to promote close economic, political, social and cultural ties. In contrast the Trump regime is committed to dismantling China’s growth model, imposing harsh and pervasive sanctions, and promoting…