TML Weekly (Aug. 30) – From August 20 to 25, prior to departing for the NATO Summit to be held in Wales on September 4-5, Prime Minister Harper went on his extensive annual Arctic tour. Amongst other things, he participated in the military exercises codenamed Nanook. These exercises started on August 20 and ran until August 29. Continue reading
TML Weekly (Aug. 30) – As the NATO Summit takes place behind a “Ring of Steel” in Newport, Wales and the peoples of Poland and all of Europe and the world mark the horrendous anniversary of Hitler’s invasion of Poland, the awareness increases that the world faces terrible dangers all over again.
Prime Minister Stephen Harper recently concluded a trip to the Arctic to witness Canada’s war exercises, codenamed Nanook, and engage in other activities which are preparing Canada’s Arctic for military occupation. Harper used the occasion to step up his warmongering diatribe against Russia. Continue reading
TML Weekly (Aug. 30) – The NATO Summit to be held in Newport, Wales on September 4-5 is the first the aggressive alliance has held since its 2012 summit in Chicago and the first in the UK since 1990 when Margaret Thatcher was Prime Minister. News report indicate that some 150 heads of state and ministers will attend, who along with their delegations and support staff will comprise some 10,000 people. Continue reading
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Thursday, Sept. 4 4pm
961 Marginal Road – near Pier 23 behind the Westin Hotel, past the Seaport Farmers’ Market Continue reading
Activists gather in Wales to oppose NATO summit
As European Union leaders met in Brussels on Saturday where they discussed possible new sanctions against Russia and what they demagogically described as “Russian aggression” in Ukraine, anti-war adovcates headed to South Wales for the this week’s NATO Summit taking place behind a “Ring of Steel” in Newport, Wales to say “no to new wars, no to NATO.” Continue reading
RIA Novosti (Sept. 1) – The situation in Ukraine’s southeast border town of Novoazovsk is calm and there are no signs of Russian military forces, according to CNN.
For a town at the epicentre of what NATO and Kiev calls a direct military invasion on the part of Russia, “Novoazovsk could not feel more peaceful,” the CNN reported Saturday August 30. Continue reading
PBS (aug. 29 ) –The United Nations’ Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) has published a scathing report analyzing the current state of racial justice in the United States. Citing the August 9th shooting of 18 year-old Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri and the rise of stand-your-ground laws, the committee expressed deep concerns about the ways in which the American justice system handles racially charged events. Continue reading