2020-08-06: News Headlines

The Canary (2020-08-06). UK's first Dutch-style roundabout which prioritises cyclists opens in Cambridge. thecanary.co The UK's first Dutch-style roundabout — which prioritises cyclists and pedestrians over motorists — has opened in Cambridge.Cyclists have an outer ring on the roundabout, with cycle crossings over each of the four approach roads in a contrasting red surface.There are also zebra crossings over each approach road for pedestrians.Motorists must give way to pedestrians and to cyclists when joining and leaving the roundabout.Cambridgeshire County Council said that the old roundabout "was perceived by many people to be dangerous to cycle around" (Joe Giddens/PA)Reduced lane widths on the roundabout and at exi…

Philipp Gerhartinger and Joseph Woss (2020-08-06). A fair and solid crisis financing. indybay.org The contrast between the EU and the US in COVID financing could hardly be greater. McDonald's operators, Marathon Oil (over $400 million), Exxon, Chevron and Sea World received relief and will reduce their future tax payments. Tax gifts charac terize the US way of corruption and contradict these recommendations.

Ben Norton (2020-08-06). Document exposes new U.S. plot to overthrow Nicaragua's elected socialist gov't. mronline.org A disturbing new document outlines plans for a U.S. regime-change scheme against Nicaragua's elected leftist government, overseen by USAID, to bring about a "market economy" and a purge of Sandinistas.

sputniknews (2020-08-05). 'Coup-Plotters for Hire': Unearthed USAID Nicaragua Regime Change Doc Puts 2018 Protests in Context. sputniknews.com An uncovered US Agency for International Development (USAID) document lays out a blueprint for regime change in Nicaragua. An expert told Sputnik the playbook shines a new light on the 2018 protests in Nicaragua as well as similar operations in other countries targeted by the US, such as Venezuela.

Ben Norton (2020-08-04). Document exposes new US plot to overthrow Nicaragua's elected socialist gov't. thegrayzone.com A disturbing new document outlines plans for a US regime-change scheme against Nicaragua's elected leftist government, overseen by USAID, to…

S. Brian Willson (2020-08-03). Nicaragua Targeted for US Overthrow in 2020-21. globalresearch.ca The USA failed State continues to seek destruction of Nicaragua (among other nations such as Venezuela, Cuba, Syria and Iran, who refuse to obey US demands for neoliberal privatization that enrich the already rich. | Introduction | George Washington, who waged …

2020-08-05: News Headlines

Philipp Gerhartinger and Joseph Woss (2020-08-05). A fair and solid crisis financing. indybay.org The contrast between the EU and the US in COVID financing could hardly be greater. McDonald's operators, Marathon Oil (over $400 million), Exxon, Chevron and Sea World received relief and will reduce their future tax payments. Tax gifts charac terize the US way of corruption and contradict these recommendations.

Ben Norton (2020-08-04). Document exposes new US plot to overthrow Nicaragua's elected socialist gov't. thegrayzone.com A disturbing new document outlines plans for a US regime-change scheme against Nicaragua's elected leftist government, overseen by USAID, to…

S. Brian Willson (2020-08-03). Nicaragua Targeted for US Overthrow in 2020-21. globalresearch.ca The USA failed State continues to seek destruction of Nicaragua (among other nations such as Venezuela, Cuba, Syria and Iran, who refuse to obey US demands for neoliberal privatization that enrich the already rich. | Introduction | George Washington, who waged …

_____ (2020-08-01). When Corporate Power Is Your Real Government, Corporate Media Is State Media. strategic-culture.org Caitlin JOHNSTONE | astonishingly horrible article the other day titled "Latin America Is Facing a 'Decline of Democracy' Under the Pandemic" accusing governments like Venezuela and Nicaragua of exploiting Covid-19 to quash opposition and oppress democracy. | The article sources its jarringly propagandistic claims in multiple US government-funded narrative management operations like the Wilson Center and the National Endow…

Andrea Germanos, staff writer (2020-07-31). Trump: Young People 'Almost Immune' to Coronavirus. WHO Chief: No. commondreams.org The contrasting statements about the risk of Covid-19 to children came as the U.S. president continued to push for a full reopening of schools. | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/headline/thumbs/trump-kids-immune-who-chief-no.jpg