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Iran Marks Quds Day As U.S. Prepares To Unveil Mideast Peace Initiative

Rallies were held across Iran to mark Quds (Jerusalem) Day on May 31. Iran established Quds Day after the 1979 Islamic Revolution as an occasion to express support for the Palestinian people. The state-backed demonstrations are usually aimed against the United States and Israel. Rallies were held in about 950 Iranian cities and towns, as […]

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JOHN

When London punk-rock duo JOHN performed live on KEXP from Studio 9294 in London, you could feel their energy through the airwaves! Recorded on 2/4/19 during the Midday Show: 1. Balfron 2. Ghost Printer 3. Industrial Action 4. Future Thinker 5. Squad Vowels 6. Western Wilds 7. God Speed In the National Limit 8. High […]

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Fruit Bats: “Gold Past Life”

Singer/songwriter Eric D. Johnson aka Fruit Bats got back in the van to move on both literally and metaphorically on the catchy “Gold Past Life.” Turning songs into salves, Johnson found his way by creating a soothing pop-induced balm.

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Dude York – Falling

from the 2019 album Falling on Hardly Art Records

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North Korea Reportedly Executes Special Nuclear Envoy Over Failed U.S. Summit

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has reportedly executed his special envoy on nuclear talks with the United States in the wake of a failed summit with U.S. President Donald Trump in Hanoi in February. Envoy Kim Hyok Chol and four unidentified Foreign Ministry employees were executed in March at Pyongyang’s Mirim Airport after being […]

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Hungarian Police Detain Ukrainian Captain Of Ship That Crashed Into Tourist Boat

Police in Hungary have detained and questioned the Ukrainian captain of a cruise ship that smashed into a sightseeing boat on the Danube River, killing at least seven people and leaving 21 people missing with little hope of rescue. Adrian Pal, a spokesman for the police, told a news conference on May 30 in Budapest […]

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The Nunnery – Take A Walk

The Nunnery – Take A Walk

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Taliban Expects US to Announce Afghan Pullout Date During Next Round of Talks

Taliban negotiator spokesman Mohammed Sohail Shaheen, currently in Moscow from the recent talks between Taliban and Afghan officials, reported that he expects, during the next round of talks with the US, the Americans will announce a specific date for withdrawing troops from Afghanistan. The US and Taliban have been known to be advancing toward a […]

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Global rebellion to Save Our Planet

“The greatest threat to the Earth is thinking someone else will save it.” The responsibility is ours; politicians and governments are complacent, dishonest and buried in the ideology of the past. Despite repeated warnings nothing substantial has been done and time is running out. No one else is going to Save Our Planet; a global […]

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Pentagon Official: Purchase Of Russian Missile System ‘Devastating’ For Turkey

A top Pentagon official has again warned Turkey about the consequences of purchasing a missile-defense system from Russia, turning up the pressure despite Ankara’s stated determination to go through with the deal. Kathryn Wheelbarger, the acting assistant secretary of defense for international security affairs, on May 30 said the purchase of the S-400 missile system […]

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Saudi King Opens Summit With Attack On Iran, Call For Unity

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman opened an emergency summit of Arab leaders in Mecca with a call for the international community to use “all means to stop the Iranian regime from interfering in the internal affairs of other countries.” The king, in his May 30 speech, accused Iran of “harboring global and regional terrorist entities and […]

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