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About the COVID-19 pandemic and required measures

Infographics on Measures to Limit the Spread of Infection

An important aspect of slowing the spread of infection are hygiene and social isolation measures recommended by the World Health Organization and public health authorities. The Government of Canada has issued a series of infographics to explain these measures:

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Database and visualisation tool of foreign military bases now available

From the “Stop Ramstein Air Base” campaign, a new visualisation tool for global military bases is now available at the address https://visualbases.org. VisualBases contains an extensive database with currently already more than 300 military locations and regional military “hot spots” which are continuously updated. A special role is played by the identification of local resistance.

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Israeli airstrikes vs Palestinian rockets: Facts & stats on air attacks

Israeli airstrikes vs Palestinian rockets: Facts & Stats on air attacks

Chart of Israelis killed by rockets from Gaza and Palestinians in Gaza killed by Israeli airstrike | If Americans Knew (Click on to enlarge)

Canadian and US media news reports on Israel-Palestine virtually always mention ‘thousands of rockets have been fired from Gaza.’ However, the media rarely report how many people these rockets have killed, when they began, and what they look like. Canadian and US media reports also fail to compare these Palestinian weapons to the weapons Israel uses in its airstrikes. Continue reading

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NATO military infrastructure in Afghanistan

This map provides a general look at the active NATO-led military infrastructure in Afghanistan. Click to enlarge | southfront.org

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World container routes

This map provides a general look at the main container routes around the world. Click to enlarge | southfront.org

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Infographic. Living conditions in Gaza

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Sighting. Map of Tenochtitlan, 1524

Context for the first European image of the Aztec capital, razed by the Spanish in 1521 | KATE WILES

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Graphic details. The Brazil Coup d’état

Brazil’s Coup Government an All-White, All-Male Affair  

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Revising history: US publisher censors maps, destroys books

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The maps, which appear in chronological succession in a US textbook on page 123, show Palestinian land loss from 1946, one year before Zionist militias initiated the displacement of more than 750,000 indigenous Palestinians from historic Palestine, to the year 2000, by which point Palestinian land had been reduced to a handful of tiny non-contiguous enclaves in the occupied West Bank and a sliver of Gaza. “The review determined that the map did not meet our academic standards,” McGraw-Hill spokesperson Catherine Mathis told Inside Higher Ed, adding, “We have informed the authors and we are no longer selling the book. All existing inventory will be destroyed. We apologize and will refund payment to anyone who returns the book.”

By LAWRENCE DAVIDSON*

(March 21) –  What is the difference between a textbook publisher giving into pressure from Christian fundamentalists seeking to censor the teaching of evolution, and a publisher giving in to Zionists seeking to censor awareness of the ethnic cleansing of Palestine? Neither phenomenon is a matter of opinion or perspective. One act of censorship denies facts established by scientific research. The other denies the documented violation of international law (for instance, the Fourth Geneva Convention) and multiple UN resolutions. So the answer to the question just asked is – there is no difference.  Continue reading

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Graphic details. Mapping Zionist murders in Palestine

Tracking the human toll of the wave of violence in the occupied Palestinian territories and Israel. Basma Atassi in Al Jazeera

(November 24) – Since the beginning of October, 94 Palestinians have been killed in shootings and clashes with Israeli forces in the occupied Palestinian territories and Israel, while 16 Israelis have been killed in knife and gun attacks. Continue reading

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Graphic details. In case you thought most US aid went to poor people, let me depress you with one great map

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Chris Blattman, Associate Professor of Political Science & International and Public Affairs at Columbia University, has posted this graphic by Raul Amoros. on his blog.

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Graphic details. The world’s richest one per cent own half the planet’s wealth

With Harper and his corporate friends in charge of the economy, Canada’s 86 wealthiest individuals and families have accumulated as much wealth as the poorest 11.4 million. This is unacceptable. Harper’s government and its policy of neo-liberal globalization is based on paying the rich. At the same time, Canada is an integral part of the imperialist system of states; the rich elite from this country are part of a global ruling elite that do whatever suits their narrow private interests regardless of the consequences. The aim of global monopolies is to consolidate power and wealth in the hands of a few. The glaring inequality on the world scale is graphically illustrated below. Continue reading

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Graphic details. Gaza’s untold story

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August 26, 2015 marked the first anniversary of Israel’s offensive on the Gaza Strip, during which 2,219 Palestinians were killed. However, a large part of the story is left untold. Over half of those killed were refugees who were displaced from their homes in Yafa, Salama, Isdud, and many other villages and towns, as a result of and following the Nakba in 1948. The majority of those killed lived in refugee camps in the Gaza Strip within a 30 mile (50 km) radius of their homes of origin. A total of 1,236 refugees were killed during the 2014 offensive, including at least 309 children. Continue reading

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Graphic details. Africa is really big

The True Size of Africa. KAI KRAUSE

A few years back there was an exhibition in a London gallery by the Royal Geographic Society, and the curator asked the edge.org group to contribute “unusual maps”. Thinking it would be for a few hundred people at most, I put together a little map that I had made previously in the mid 80s before, then as an example of scientific visualization graphics software (which I spent a decade on, actually). Continue reading

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Graphic details. One year of war in eastern Ukraine

Sputnik News has published an infographic of the one-year anniversary of the war in eastern Ukraine. It consists of maps showing the various demarcation and ceasefire lines, and a listing of the human casualties and physical damages of the war. Continue reading

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Graphic details. The anatomy of a Color Revolution

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Graphic details. US State Department’s imperialist geography

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In the event of a Belarusian invasion of Ukraine, the 6th US Fleet will immediately be deployed to the shores of landlocked Belarus.

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It is all too reminiscent of former prime minister Jean Chrétien trying to convince the Canadians in 2001 that the deployment of the Canadian navy to the Indian Ocean as part of the Anglo-American invasion of landlocked Afghanistan was done to fight the Taliban. And like current Canadian foreign affairs minister John Baird, who thinks the capital of Syria is Washington, U.S. Secretary of State Spokesperson Jen Psaki reveals a certain gap of knowledge of the countries targeted by US warmongering. Continue reading

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Graphic details. CNN’s imperialist geography (2)

CNN-Kobani as Israel

According to CNN, Israel has also added Kobani to its occupation collection. Kobani (Arabic name is Ain-al-Arab) is the Kurdish community in northern Syria under siege of ISIS, ally of the Zionists in the war against the Syrian Arab Republic. Continue reading

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Graphic details. The political crisis in Ukraine led to the formation of many armed groups on its territory

The political crisis in Ukraine led to the formation of many armed groups on its territory | Infographics by ITAR-TASS (Click to enlarge)

The political crisis in Ukraine led to the formation of many armed groups on its territory | Infographics by ITAR-TASS (Click to enlarge)

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Graphic details. The UN anti-Nazi vote

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2014 anti-Nazi resolution at UN Third Committee – The text of Resolution A/C.3/69/L.56/Rev. 1 adopted by the Third Committee of the United Nations General Assembly November 21, 2014.

The text of the resolution proposes banning the whitewashing and glorification of the Nazi movement, neo-Nazism and former Waffen-SS members, erecting monuments to them and holding public rallies to commemorate them. Infographics TASS

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Graphic details. The ‘democratic’ Ukrainian election

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Graphic details. Israeli war of aggression

Gaza by the numbers

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Not reported in the media, but verified by the numbers: Muhmmad Dayf, commander of Qassam, said on July 28: We have deliberately targeted Israeli military targets while our enemy targets civilians and children.” Continue reading

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Graphic details. The US pivot to Africa


The U.S. Military’s Pivot to Africa, 2012-2013 (key below article) ©2013 TomDispatch ©Google
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Graphic details. CNN’s imperialist geography (1)

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The highly educated and famous CNN keeps on astonishing viewers about Ukraine. On May 12, one day after the refendums in eastern Ukraine, CNN placed the city of Luhansk, capital of the new Luhansk republic, approximately in the place of Kiev, capital of Ukraine. CNN’s new political geography reflects the imperialist disinformation as to the cause of the anti-Kiev, anti-fascist resistance sweeping the region: CNN places the city of Donetsk, capital of Donetsk republic, a few hundred kilometres to the northeast from the real locale of the historic working class city. Other monopoly media are as ignorant in their arrogance, or worse. This must be really insulting to the people of Ukraine, when those who can’t even find you on a map think to teach you how you must live or lie about the situation in your country. Continue reading

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Graphic details. Map of US drought

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As of May 6, 2014, half of the United States was experiencing some level of drought. Nearly 15 per cent of the nation was gripped by extreme to exceptional drought. For the Plains and the Southwest, it’s a pattern that has been persistent for much of the past several years. Continue reading

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Graphic details. Gas pipeline map shows how the coup d’etat in Ukraine affects Europe

Ukraine map AFP 2 months before

This Agence France Map was prepared over two months ago. The oligarchs and their backers in Europe and Russia are playing out their economic battle by trying to mobilize popular support for their own self-serving interests and dividing the polity on an ethnic and religious basis. It is also to be remembered that Germany occupied Ukraine and Georgia in 1918, and the Ukraine from 1941-1945. The only path forward for the people of Ukraine is to fight to build an independent sovereign Ukraine which is run by the people in the interests of the people, which exercises control over its own economy and builds relations with other countries on the basis of mutual benefit.

Related on this website:

Ukraine: Contending oligarchs and their imperialist masters feed the rise of neo-Nazism, https://tonyseed.wordpress.com, January 25, 2014

Background information on the current German policy toward the Ukraine, https://tonyseed.wordpress.com, January 24, 2014

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Sighting. Fukushima

Fukushima.Josetxo Ezcurra

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Self-serving double standard

 APTN Photographer/reporter: Ossie Michelin - text added by Ronnie Dean Harris)

APTN Photographer/reporter: Ossie Michelin – text added by Ronnie Dean Harris)

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Graphic details. Use of US news sources

From David Brenneman (thanks to Undernews): Two of a series of charts from a new report from the Pew Research Center illustrate the ongoing decline of the print editions of the American monopoly media. Continue reading

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Graphic details. Maps of military deployments around Syria

Click to enlarge. (AFP, September 2, 2013)
Click to enlarge. (Voice of America, August 29, 2013)
 

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