2022-12-03: News Headlines

Khubaka, Michael Harris (2022-12-03). Rosa Louise McCauley Parks – Patron Saint – Women's Political Council of Montgomery, AL. indybay.org If the Women's Political Council of Montgomery, Alabama is known, then the efficacy of the U.S. Civil Rights Movement is placed in proper context, #Womanity.

WSWS (2022-12-03). Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals slams Trump, vacates special master for Mar-a-Lago state secrets documents. wsws.org A three-judge panel of the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals has ordered the dismissal of Trump's lawsuit challenging the FBI search of his Mar-a-Lago resort, ending the special master's review of the documents seized.

Dongsheng News (2022-12-03). Urumqi Fire and New Covid Outbreak. dissidentvoice.org This week's News on China in 2 minutes. ‚Ä¢ Urumqi Fire and new Covid outbreak ‚Ä¢ Pop singer sentenced to 13 years in prison ‚Ä¢ Local elections in Taiwan ‚Ä¢ New findings from the frontal region of the brain…

Melinda Hughes (2022-12-03). Monday 12/5: No Men In Women's Prisons. indybay.org Steps of R. C. Davidson Courthouse, Oakland…

People for the American Way (2022-12-03). Sunday 12/4: "Voting Rights: The Struggle To Be Counted" – History Film on Black Voter Suppression. indybay.org Online event…

Donnie Ray Saxton (2022-12-02). I'm Proud of My Transgender Son. The Health Care He Needs Shouldn't Be Up for Debate. aclu.org I have not always understood what it means to be transgender, and I did not always support transgender rights. But, as I watched my son Parker suffer, I learned more, and I keep trying every day to understand what he goes through. Seeing firsthand the benefits of gender-affirming healthcare for Parker has opened my eyes to see that this is definitely the right thing. | I wish I could say that my little dude has spent his entire life being comfortable in his own skin, but that is just not true for Parker. Before he started his gender-affirming medical care, Parker was depressed, anxious, and withdrawn. I worrie…

Kristen Lee (2022-12-02). Why the ACLU Supports the Electoral Count Reform Act. aclu.org As we near the end of 2022 and the second anniversary of the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, Congress has the opportunity to pass much-needed reforms to the Electoral Count Act of 1887. The Electoral Count Act governs the process of casting and counting the Electoral College votes for president and vice president. | As the events of January 2021 made clear, the current law contains poorly drafted language governing critical aspects of the election certification process, leaving it vulnerable to exploitation. Attempting to take advantage of the ambiguities in the Electoral Count Act on January 6, the former p…

Editor (2022-12-02). Israel Set to Deport Palestinian-French Human Rights Defender Salah Hammouri. scheerpost.com Having spent nearly a decade in occupation prisons, Hammouri was most recently placed under administrative detention in March. In 2020, Israel revoked his residency status, an often-used tool of ethnic cleansing deployed against Palestinians in East Jerusalem.

Dana Sanchez (2022-12-02). Economists Recommend To Calif. Reparations Task Force $223K Payments For Descendants Of Slaves For Housing Discrimination. moguldom.com Economists hired by the California Reparations Task Force have come up with an estimated compensation recommendation of around $569 billion or $223,200 per person, and that's just for housing discrimination — one of five areas in discussions for compensation. In addition to housing discrimination, the task force, created by legislation signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom …

W. T. Whitney Jr. (2022-12-02). Mexico's left takes to the streets, celebrates achievements. peoplesworld.org "Sometimes there are revolutions, but people keep on thinking the same way. But now we are seeing a peacetime transformation process and there is a change of mentality…. I said yesterday that we are winning the battle against racism, classism, discrimination. This is not about material things, not about welfare programs. There's been a change …

Rachel Evans (2022-12-02). NSW anti-protest laws put non-violent climate activist in jail. greenleft.org.au Climate activist Violet CoCo to 15 month's prison for blocking vehicles, possessing a bright light distress signal and refusing to comply with police directions, reports Rachel Evans.

Tom Parker (2022-12-02). Doctors Who Are Accused of Spreading "Misleading Information" Could be Jailed Under New British Columbia Law. globalresearch.ca

Dana Sanchez (2022-12-02). Are You Entitled To $2,100 From The Experian Settlement? Some Say It's Easy Money To Pick Up. moguldom.com Experian, one of the three credit reporting agencies, has agreed to pay $22.45 million to settle a class-action lawsuit accusing it of failing to properly verify false information sent out in consumers credit reports to third parties. As a result, the lawsuit claims many consumers were wrongfully denied credit opportunities they would otherwise have received …

Ted Kelly (2022-12-02). Free Leonard Peltier and all Native prisoners. workers.org The slightly edited article first appeared online Oct. 13, 2021. During the era of colonial theft and conquest, North America became a proving ground for European imperialists. This was where strategies of biological warfare and genocide were honed, as well as the industry that has become a pillar of modern . . . |

Laura Jedeed (2022-12-02). The Eviction Crisis Is Aiding the GOP's Voter Suppression Schemes. truthout.org In a rare moment of discipline, Donald Trump did not present his usual 2020 election fraud conspiracy to his Mar-a-Lago audience while announcing his presidential candidacy on November 16. He did, however, call for tighter voting restrictions. "To eliminate cheating I will immediately demand voter ID," Trump told his cheering hand-picked crowd. "Same day voting, and only paper ballots. |

Setareh Ghandehari (2022-12-01). Number of Immigrants Under Punitive Surveillance Quadrupled on Biden's Watch. truthout.org Over the past two years, despite President Joe Biden's campaign promises to bring fairness to the immigration system, the current administration has quadrupled the number of people enrolled in U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) so-called "alternatives to detention" (ATD) surveillance program, and has doubled the number of people held in immigration jails. There is no acceptable… |

Staff (2022-12-01). #JusticeForSalah: Massive banner unfurled in Paris urges freedom for Salah Hamouri #LiberezSalah. samidoun.net Photo credit: @tulyppe On Thursday December 1 in Paris, a huge banner was unfurled over a busy street, calling for the immediate release of Salah Hamouri, the French-Palestinian lawyer imprisoned without charge or trial under Israeli administrative detention regime since 7 March 2022. The banner was widely seen by many passers-by, both pedestrians and drivers …

Children's Health Defense (2022-12-01). Children's Health Defense Seeks Access to Sworn Depositions in Lawsuit Alleging Feds Colluded with Big Tech to Censor COVID Content. globalresearch.ca

WSWS (2022-12-01). Mississippi-based United Furniture Industries fires 2,700 workers without notice on eve of Thanksgiving holiday. wsws.org A class action lawsuit has been filed in US District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi on the behalf of Toria Neal, a longtime employee, and "potentially thousands" of other workers, against the company which is headquartered in Tupelo, Mississippi.

Carter Dillard (2022-12-01). Populist climate action requires thinking about freedom from specific oppressors—not just species survival. nationofchange.org The climate crisis is a form of oppression by a wealthy few.

Fight Back (2022-12-01). Dallas celebrates People's Thanksgiving. fightbacknews.org Dallas, TX – On Saturday, November 26, more than 60 activists gathered at the Pan-African Connection bookstore in Dallas to celebrate People's Thanksgiving, a celebration honoring those who struggle against imperialism, capitalism and national oppression. | The event was emceed by Ammar Hussein of Freedom Road Socialist Organization, who gave an opening speech welcoming the many organizations and participants to the event as well as praising the struggle of indigenous peoples for whom Thanksgiving is a national day of mourning. | "We reject the colonialist myth of Thanksgiving, and we stand in unwavering sol…

Miko Peled (2022-12-01). UN Resolution 181: 75 Years of Myth Making and False Israeli Legitimacy. mintpressnews.com Seventy-Five years after the United Nations' fatal decision to partition Palestine, the carnage and oppression of Palestinians by those who would claim they represent the Jewish people continues — and it promises to get much worse. | Some claim that Zionism came to save the Jewish people from another Holocaust, that they speak for defenseless Jews so that they will never again have to endure a genocide the likes of the Nazi genocide of the Jews in Europe. But these assertions are merely excuses to allow the Zionist regime to exercise its cruelty and brutality without interruption. | The United Nations Parti…

Editor (2022-12-01). 'The world now faces the challenges our people foretold'. mronline.org Leonard Peltier: "Being my age and having spent these many years in prison plays on your heart to the nth degree. I am here because I wanted to make a difference for our people, and I want to encourage others to do the same."

Staff (2022-12-01). Take action in Canada for #JusticeforSalah Hamouri: Send a letter to government officials. samidoun.net Samidoun Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network is joining with Just Peace Advocates, the Canada Palestine Association, Palestinian and Jewish Unity and Palestine House to launch a letter-writing campaign targeting Canadian officials following the statement of Zionist officials on 30 November that they intend to forcibly deport imprisoned Palestinian lawyer Salah Hamouri to France this coming Sunday …

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2022-12-02: News Headlines

Khubaka, Michael Harris (2022-12-02). Rosa Louise McCauley Parks – Patron Saint – Women's Political Council of Montgomery, AL. indybay.org If the Women's Political Council of Montgomery, Alabama is known, then the efficacy of the U.S. Civil Rights Movement is placed in proper context, #Womanity.

Rachel Evans (2022-12-02). NSW anti-protest laws put non-violent climate activist in jail. greenleft.org.au Climate activist Violet CoCo to 15 month's prison for blocking vehicles, possessing a bright light distress signal and refusing to comply with police directions, reports Rachel Evans.

Melinda Hughes (2022-12-02). Monday 12/5: No Men In Women's Prisons. indybay.org Steps of R. C. Davidson Courthouse, Oakland…

Ted Kelly (2022-12-02). Free Leonard Peltier and all Native prisoners. workers.org The slightly edited article first appeared online Oct. 13, 2021. During the era of colonial theft and conquest, North America became a proving ground for European imperialists. This was where strategies of biological warfare and genocide were honed, as well as the industry that has become a pillar of modern . . . |

People for the American Way (2022-12-02). Sunday 12/4: "Voting Rights: The Struggle To Be Counted" – History Film on Black Voter Suppression. indybay.org Online event…

Children's Health Defense (2022-12-01). Children's Health Defense Seeks Access to Sworn Depositions in Lawsuit Alleging Feds Colluded with Big Tech to Censor COVID Content. globalresearch.ca

Setareh Ghandehari (2022-12-01). Number of Immigrants Under Punitive Surveillance Quadrupled on Biden's Watch. truthout.org Over the past two years, despite President Joe Biden's campaign promises to bring fairness to the immigration system, the current administration has quadrupled the number of people enrolled in U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) so-called "alternatives to detention" (ATD) surveillance program, and has doubled the number of people held in immigration jails. There is no acceptable… |

Staff (2022-12-01). #JusticeForSalah: Massive banner unfurled in Paris urges freedom for Salah Hamouri #LiberezSalah. samidoun.net Photo credit: @tulyppe On Thursday December 1 in Paris, a huge banner was unfurled over a busy street, calling for the immediate release of Salah Hamouri, the French-Palestinian lawyer imprisoned without charge or trial under Israeli administrative detention regime since 7 March 2022. The banner was widely seen by many passers-by, both pedestrians and drivers …

WSWS (2022-12-01). Mississippi-based United Furniture Industries fires 2,700 workers without notice on eve of Thanksgiving holiday. wsws.org A class action lawsuit has been filed in US District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi on the behalf of Toria Neal, a longtime employee, and "potentially thousands" of other workers, against the company which is headquartered in Tupelo, Mississippi.

Carter Dillard (2022-12-01). Populist climate action requires thinking about freedom from specific oppressors—not just species survival. nationofchange.org The climate crisis is a form of oppression by a wealthy few.

Fight Back (2022-12-01). Dallas celebrates People's Thanksgiving. fightbacknews.org Dallas, TX – On Saturday, November 26, more than 60 activists gathered at the Pan-African Connection bookstore in Dallas to celebrate People's Thanksgiving, a celebration honoring those who struggle against imperialism, capitalism and national oppression. | The event was emceed by Ammar Hussein of Freedom Road Socialist Organization, who gave an opening speech welcoming the many organizations and participants to the event as well as praising the struggle of indigenous peoples for whom Thanksgiving is a national day of mourning. | "We reject the colonialist myth of Thanksgiving, and we stand in unwavering sol…

Miko Peled (2022-12-01). UN Resolution 181: 75 Years of Myth Making and False Israeli Legitimacy. mintpressnews.com Seventy-Five years after the United Nations' fatal decision to partition Palestine, the carnage and oppression of Palestinians by those who would claim they represent the Jewish people continues — and it promises to get much worse. | Some claim that Zionism came to save the Jewish people from another Holocaust, that they speak for defenseless Jews so that they will never again have to endure a genocide the likes of the Nazi genocide of the Jews in Europe. But these assertions are merely excuses to allow the Zionist regime to exercise its cruelty and brutality without interruption. | The United Nations Parti…

Editor (2022-12-01). 'The world now faces the challenges our people foretold'. mronline.org Leonard Peltier: "Being my age and having spent these many years in prison plays on your heart to the nth degree. I am here because I wanted to make a difference for our people, and I want to encourage others to do the same."

Staff (2022-12-01). Take action in Canada for #JusticeforSalah Hamouri: Send a letter to government officials. samidoun.net Samidoun Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network is joining with Just Peace Advocates, the Canada Palestine Association, Palestinian and Jewish Unity and Palestine House to launch a letter-writing campaign targeting Canadian officials following the statement of Zionist officials on 30 November that they intend to forcibly deport imprisoned Palestinian lawyer Salah Hamouri to France this coming Sunday …

_____ (2022-11-30). DC Government's Racial Equity Plan Is Elite Capture By The State. popularresistance.org D.C. Mayor Bowser's "Draft Racial Equity Action Plan " (REAP) is a public relations document which reflects a continued commitment to the systemic foundations of racial inequities. As a follow-up to the empty gesture of painting the words "Black Lives Matter" on 800 16th Street Northwest, Washington, DC and declaring that space "Black Lives Matter Plaza ", the REAP suggests that the state structures which maintain settler colonialism and capitalism can be a remedy for racial inequity. | "It is our charge and our responsibility to put in place policies that are intentional about ending structural racism and revers…

Staff (2022-11-30). New attack on Salah Hamouri: Occupation threatens to forcibly deport him on Sunday, 4 December. samidoun.net Salah Hamouri, the imprisoned French-Palestinian lawyer and human rights defender jailed without charge or trial under administrative detention since March 2022, has been told by occupation prison administrators in Hadarim prison that he will be forcibly deported to France and stripped of his Jerusalem ID on Sunday, 4 December. His detention is scheduled to expire …

_____ (2022-11-30). Brazil's President-Elect Lula Calls To Free Julian Assange. popularresistance.org Brazil's left-wing President-elect Lula da Silva has called for journalist Julian Assange to be freed from his "unjust imprisonment." | Assange, the founder of whistle-blowing journalism publication WikiLeaks, has languished since 2019 in a maximum-security British prison, where he has suffered from prolonged torture that could threaten his life, according to the top United Nations expert. | The United Kingdom is preparing to extradite the Australian journalist to the United States, where he is facing up to 175 years in prison on politically motivated charges based in part on illegal CIA spying and threats. | On…

A Guest Author (2022-11-30). Leonard Peltier's greeting to National Day of Mourning. workers.org The following slightly edited statement from imprisoned political prisoner Leonard Peltier (Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians) was read by Herbert Waters IV (Wampanoag) on Nov. 24, 2022. See whoisleonardpeltier.info/ for more information. Leonard Peltier Greetings my relatives, friends, loved ones and supporters. First, I want to say how deeply . . . |

Ana Perdigón (2022-11-30). Ecuador: Former Vice President Jorge Glas Released from Prison. orinocotribune.com The former vice president of Ecuador, Jorge Glas, was released from prison on Monday, November 28, after a judge issued a precautionary measure in his favor. | The release measure was approved by the judge of the Santo Domingo Criminal Unit, Emerson Curipallo. The decision stipulates that the former vice president will have to present himself once a week at the Litoral Penitentiary in the city of Guayaquil, and is prohibited from leaving the country. | Following this decision, the National Comprehensive Care Service for Adults Deprived of Liberty and Adolescent Offenders (SNAI), published a statement to announce…

Ana Perdigón (2022-11-30). Ecuador: Former Vice President Jorge Glas Released. orinocotribune.com The former vice president of Ecuador, Jorge Glas, was released from prison on Monday, November 28, after a judge issued a precautionary measure in his favor. | The release measure was approved by the judge of the Santo Domingo Criminal Unit, Emerson Curipallo. The decision stipulates that the former vice president will have to present himself once a week at the Litoral Penitentiary in the city of Guayaquil, and is prohibited from leaving the country. | Following this decision, the National Comprehensive Care Service for Adults Deprived of Liberty and Adolescent Offenders (SNAI), published a statement to announce…

Editor (2022-11-30). 'Holy Land Foundation 5' are victims of America's unjust persecution of Palestinians. mronline.org The case against the "Holy Land 5" led to the wrongful conviction and unjust long-term imprisonment of five highly respected Palestinian men. Three of them, Mufid Abdulqader, Ghassan Elashi, and Shukri Abu Baker, remain imprisoned today.

Morning Star (2022-11-30). Russia and U.S. repeatedly on the verge of a prisoner exchange. peoplesworld.org Russia and the United States have repeatedly been on the verge of an agreement on a prisoner exchange, a senior Russian diplomat said on Tuesday. The White House has reportedly been trying to negotiate the exchange of Women's National Basketball Association star Brittney Griner and corporate security executive Paul Whelan for Viktor Bout, a Russian …

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