Daily Archives: May 23, 2021

2021-05-23: News Headlines

_____ (2021-05-23). US Trying To Extradite Diplomat For The 'Crime' Of Securing Food For The Hungry. popularresistance.org Special envoy and ambassador to the African Union for Venezuela, Alex Saab, was on a humanitarian mission flying from Caracas to Iran to procure food and gasoline for the Venezuelan CLAP food assistance program. Saab was detained on a refueling stop in the African nation of Cabo Verde and has been held in custody ever since June 12, 2020. | Saab's "crime," according to the US government, which ordered the imprisonment, was money laundering. That is, Saab conducted perfectly legal international trade, but his circumventing the US sanctions — which are designed to prevent relief to the Venezuelans — is…

NAACP Santa Cruz (2021-05-23). Tuesday 5/25: George Floyd Commemoration. indybay.org 701 Ocean St, Santa Cruz…

Betsey Piette (2021-05-22). 'Crown: Freedom' — Tribute to Black women activists. workers.org "Crown: Freedom" adorns wall of Municipal Services Building. WW Photo: Joe Piette "Crown," Philadelphia's newest series of Black Lives Matter murals, now adorns three sides of the Municipal Services Building, the city's most prominent government building. Facing City Hall, it is surrounded by Thomas Paine Plaza, a major site for . . . |

Ralph Nader (2021-05-22). Biden: End Your Co-Belligerent Backing of Israeli War Crimes. dissidentvoice.org As Senator, Vice President, and now President, your self-promoted/displayed empathy has a problem. You can't seem to connect the Israeli military powerhouse's occupation to the oppression and destruction of innocent Palestinian civilians, illegal seizure of Palestinian land/water, and daily violations of U.S. and international law. Israel's military is deliberately bombing these families, the offices of …

Anonymous103 (2021-05-22). Coronavirus Travels And Cruising With Viking. southfront.org Illustrative image | Written by Dr. Binoy Kampmark. | It starts off as an exercise of anticipation. First comes the softening drinks and teasing morsels which find their mark. The audience at this promotions gig is well heeled, of an age where they have money to burn, but nowhere to burn it. They have not travelled on a luxurious prison of bliss for eighteen months. The world has been ravaged by a pandemic, and they yearn to be ravished by the flavour, surrounds and excitement that is Viking Cruises.

Staff (2021-05-22). GOP Wants Volunteering at the Polls to Come With Risk of Jail Time or Huge Fines. truthout.org Over the past couple months, GOP legislators in several states have passed legislation purportedly intended to protect the integrity of the vote. In reality, these bills — which GOP governors in Arizona, Georgia, Texas, Florida, Iowa, and elsewhere, have rushed to sign — contain poison pill provisions that

Steve Sweeney (2021-05-22). DP details systematic oppression in Erdogan's new Turkey as show trial reopens in Ankara. mronline.org The Kobani case is the biggest political trial in modern Turkish history with 108 leading HDP officials and parliamentarians facing multiple life sentences as a 3,350-page case file indicts them on 38 counts of homicide. | May 22, 2021…

_____ (2021-05-22). Scheer Intelligence: CIA Mideast Expert's View Of The Israeli-Palestinian Crisis. popularresistance.org John Kiriakou's story as an Arabic-speaking former CIA agent and CIA torture whistleblower has taken a number of turns throughout his life, including a prison sentence that sent a wrecking ball through his career and personal life. During his time with the intelligence agency, however, he spent significant periods of time in Iraq, Saudi Arabia, and other parts of the Middle East on a quest to round up Al-Qaeda militants during the "War on Terror." Kiriakou's experience gives him a unique insight into the current crisis in the Palestinian territories and Israel with violence continuing to escalate as Israel fires…

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2021-05-23: Social Media Postees

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US Trying To Extradite Diplomat For The 'Crime' Of Securing Food For The Hungry
_____ | popularresistance.org | 2021-05-23
Special envoy and ambassador to the African Union for Venezuela, Alex Saab, was on a humanitarian mission flying from Caracas to Iran to procure food and gasoline for the Venezuelan CLAP food assistance program. Saab was detained on a refueling stop in the African nation of Cabo Verde and has been held in custody ever since June 12, 2020. | Saab's "crime," according to the US government, which ordered the imprisonment, was money laundering. That is, Saab conducted perfectly legal international trade, but his circumventing the US sanctions — which are designed to prevent relief to the Venezuelans — is…
popularresistance.org/us-trying-to-extradite-diplomat-for-the-crime-of-securing-food-for-the-hungry/

Duping A Whistleblower
_____ | popularresistance.org | 2021-05-23
Justice Department prosecutors maintain that Hale had "violated the terms of his bail." In court, his attorneys maintained "there were no violations committed by the defendant as alleged." They're right. The government is lying. Daniel explained what happened to me in a phone call from jail. And what happened is yet another injustice against this hero. For the record, Daniel is permitting me to make these details public.
popularresistance.org/duping-a-whistleblower/

Tuesday 5/25: George Floyd Commemoration
NAACP Santa Cruz | indybay.org | 2021-05-23
701 Ocean St, Santa Cruz…
indybay.org/newsitems/2021/05/22/18842686.php

'Crown: Freedom' — Tribute to Black women activists
Betsey Piette | workers.org | 2021-05-22
"Crown: Freedom" adorns wall of Municipal Services Building. WW Photo: Joe Piette "Crown," Philadelphia's newest series of Black Lives Matter murals, now adorns three sides of the Municipal Services Building, the city's most prominent government building. Facing City Hall, it is surrounded by Thomas Paine Plaza, a major site for . . . | Continue reading 'Crown: Freedom' — Tribute to Black women activists at Workers.org
workers.org/2021/05/56555/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=crown-freedom-tribute-to-black-women-activists

Coronavirus Travels And Cruising With Viking
Anonymous103 | southfront.org | 2021-05-22
Illustrative image | Written by Dr. Binoy Kampmark. | It starts off as an exercise of anticipation. First comes the softening drinks and teasing morsels which find their mark. The audience at this promotions gig is well heeled, of an age where they have money to burn, but nowhere to burn it. They have not travelled on a luxurious prison of bliss for eighteen months. The world has been ravaged by a pandemic, and they yearn to be ravished by the flavour, surrounds and excitement that is Viking Cruises.
southfront.org/coronavirus-travels-and-cruising-with-viking/

Biden: End Your Co-Belligerent Backing of Israeli War Crimes
Ralph Nader | dissidentvoice.org | 2021-05-22
As Senator, Vice President, and now President, your self-promoted/displayed empathy has a problem. You can't seem to connect the Israeli military powerhouse's occupation to the oppression and destruction of innocent Palestinian civilians, illegal seizure of Palestinian land/water, and daily violations of U.S. and international law. Israel's military is deliberately bombing these families, the offices of …
dissidentvoice.org/2021/05/biden-end-your-co-belligerent-backing-of-israeli-war-crimes/

GOP Wants Volunteering at the Polls to Come With Risk of Jail Time or Huge Fines
Staff | truthout.org | 2021-05-22
Over the past couple months, GOP legislators in several states have passed legislation purportedly intended to protect the integrity of the vote. In reality, these bills — which GOP governors in Arizona, Georgia, Texas, Florida, Iowa, and elsewhere, have rushed to sign — contain poison pill provisions that make it harder for residents to vote. Less publicized is that they also conta…
truthout.org/articles/gop-wants-volunteering-at-the-polls-to-come-with-risk-of-jail-time-or-huge-fines/

DP details systematic oppression in Erdogan's new Turkey as show trial reopens in Ankara
Steve Sweeney | mronline.org | 2021-05-22
The Kobani case is the biggest political trial in modern Turkish history with 108 leading HDP officials and parliamentarians facing multiple life sentences as a 3,350-page case file indicts them on 38 counts of homicide. | May 22, 2021…
mronline.org/2021/05/22/dp-details-systematic-oppression-in-erdogans-new-turkey-as-show-trial-reopens-in-ankara/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=dp-details-systematic-oppression-in-erdogans-new-turkey-as-show-trial-reopens-in-ankara

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