Daily Archives: May 28, 2021

2021-05-28: News Headlines

Mirinda Crissman (2021-05-29). Overrepresented in prisons: LGBTQ2S+ people. workers.org At every stage in the criminal injustice system, LGBTQ2S+ people are overrepresented, including within the juvenile justice system. Queers Demand a World Without Prisons: "We reject hate crimes legislation, 'gender-responsive' prisons, and all other measures that use gay rights rhetoric to expand the systems that murder and imprison us. We . . . |

Staff (2021-05-28). The Tulsa Race Massacre and the Violence of Forgetting. aclu.org In the early 1920's, Black Americans were under the siege of direct and indirect racial violence with widespread lynchings, Jim Crow laws, and race riots across the country. And yet the Greenwood neighborhood of Tulsa, Oklahoma was thriving. Its streets were lined with successful Black-owned businesses and Black professionals. The district was so successful that the area was dubbed "Black Wall Street." | But 100 years ago, on May 31, 1921, a white mob of several thousand murdered up to 300 Black residents, and destroyed almost every Black business, church, and home in the 35-square-block neighborhood.

Lee Camp (2021-05-28). How to End the U.S. Prison State Quick and Easy. counterpunch.org A few weeks ago I covered the mind-blowing facts about American prisons that should make anyone and everyone rethink/detest/abhor the entire institution. Now, I want to examine the reasons people find themselves locked up in the largest prison state in the world (the Land of the Free) and see if we can't decrease the number of inmates

WillOfMany (2021-05-28). BLM: American Revolution Spreads Around the Globe. indybay.org The world changed not only because of COVID-19 pandemic beyond 2020. Political and economic crisis has led to growing of various protest movements. The widest and most active emerged in the USA. The Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement gained the largest extent. It demands from the American government not even reforms but revolutionary changes in the national social political course concerning people of color.

Norman Solomon (2021-05-28). Biden's Eloquence About George Floyd Is Likely to Soon Ring Hollow. indybay.org Black Lives Matter can't just be a slogan…

Joris Leverink (2021-05-28). We keep us safe: the transformative justice movement. roarmag.org Protesters at a Black Lives Matter rally near Washington D.C., US — June 6, 2020. Photo: Johnny Silvercloud / Shutterstock.com | This essay was produced in collaboration with the In the early days of the Black Lives Matter uprisings, the sight of Minneapolis' Third Precinct police station in flames was something many had never before imagined.

Staff (2021-05-28). May 28, NYC: CUNY Must Divest! Rally and Press Conference for Palestine. samidoun.net Friday, 28 May 3: 00 pm John Jay College 524 W 59th St New York City Facebook: www.facebook.com/events/2951785921811362/ This event will publicize the CUNY Statement for Palestine and then march to CUNY offices. See latest statement updates at the link. CUNY Community Statement of Solidarity with the Palestinian People [To add your name, please click here or email cuny.solidarity.letter@gmail.com] We, members of the City University of New York community, stand in solidarity with the people of Palestine resisting the violence and oppression of Israeli settler colonial and apartheid rule. We condemn the brut…

Staff (2021-05-28). May 29, Washington DC: National March for Palestine endorsed by 100+ organizations #March4Palestine. samidoun.net Saturday, May 29 3 pm — 8 pm Lincoln Memorial Washington, DC Info page: www.ampalestine.org/NationalMarch Samidoun Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network is honoured to join American Muslims for Palestine and over 100 organizations nationwide to march on Washington on Saturday, May 29 and demand to #SanctionIsrael. As the call to the rally notes: "We need to go big and bold right now for Palestinian liberation now that a ceasefire has gone into effect. No return to the status quo. It is time for Israeli settler-colonialism, ethnic cleansing, apartheid, military occupation, and blockade to be dismant…

Staff (2021-05-28). Texas' prison plantation model was a brutal remnant of slavery. therealnews.com Prisoners were used for agricultural work and overseen by other prisoners using a structure that barely differed from the one used during slavery, as scholar and author Robert Chase explains.

John Kendall Hawkins (2021-05-28). Time to Buy a New Toolbox. counterpunch.org Stasi Officer: What do you have to tell us? Citizen: I've done nothing. I know nothing. Officer: You've done nothing, know nothing. You think we imprison people on a whim? Citizen: No — Officer: — If you think our humanistic system capable of such a thing that alone would justify your arrest. — Scene from

Barry Healy (2021-05-28). Video: US Civil Rights veteran Bob Zellner on 'Sons of the South'. greenleft.org.au A new film, Son of the South, tells the story of Bob Zellner who broke from his Alabama Ku-Klux-Klan heritage to become the first white Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee organiser — and nearly got lynched for it. | Zellner spoke with Barry Healy, expanding on the film's story to include his radical trajectory from the 1960s onwards.

Miles Mogulescu (2021-05-28). Here's How to End the Filibuster and Protect Democracy. commondreams.org "Code Red! Unless the filibuster is eliminated—at the very least as it pertains to Voting Rights and Civil Rights laws—what's left of American democracy is dead." | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/views-article/thumbs/end_filibuster.jpg

Editor2 (2021-05-27). AU Day Celebration: Venezuelan Diplomat Calls on African Leaders to Resist Oppression. orinocotribune.com Today May 25, 2021 is being celebrated across the continent as Africa Day in commemoration of the foundation of the Organisation of African Unity on 25 May 1963. | As part of the celebration, many statements have been made to celebrate the continent and also tackle various issues happening within the continent. | Venezuela's Deputy Permanent Representative to the African Union, Ambassador Alex Saab in a statement on the occasion of the celebration said it is a day of liberation from foreign control and oppression and is worth celebrating. | Citing himself as someone who has suffered injustice over his detention a…

Staff (2021-05-27). 'We are Confident Cape Verde Constitutional Court will Finally Provide Alex Saab the Justice he has been Denied': Jose-Manuel Pinto Monteiro. orinocotribune.com By Jose-Manuel Pinto Monteiro — May 26, 2021 | Arbitrarily detained in Cabo Verde since June 12, 2020, pending his extradition to the United States of America, Ambassador Alex Saab tirelessly continues his fight for his freedom in the face of injustice. | Armed with courage and resilience, the Venezuelan diplomat has launched his appeal to the Constitutional Court of Cabo Verde, which has the power to render the justice which has been denied him this past one year. In this latest filing, Ambassador Saab pleads the abusive and unconstitutional nature of both his detention and the extradition procedure which e…

The Socialist Program (2021-05-27). In the News: From the USA to Gaza: The New Global Movement Against Racism & Repression. liberationnews.org The panel discusses the one year anniversary of the murder of George Floyd, the Palestinian people's continuing resistance after 11 days of massacres by Israeli forces, and how the mass movements that developed around the issues of racist police violence and the oppression of Palestinians have changed the world.

Lee Camp (2021-05-27). Lee Camp: How to End the US Prison State Quick and Easy. mintpressnews.com 2.3 million people are behind bars in the United States. Here's the quick way to get that number down to… zero. (Give or take a few)…

Moderator (2021-05-27). Lee Camp: How to End the U.S. Prison State Quick and Easy. scheerpost.com Truthout] By Lee Camp / Original to ScheerPost Editor's Note: This is the second installment of Lee Camp's analysis of mass incarceration in the U.S. Read the first part here. A few weeks ago I covered the mind-blowing facts about American prisons that should make anyone and everyone rethink/detest/abhor the entire institution. Now, I want to examine the reasons people find themselves locked up in… |

Benay Blend (2021-05-27). On the Ethics of Non-Palestinians Promoting Nonviolence. orinocotribune.com By Benay Blend — May 24, 2021 | In "The Violence Debate: Teaching the Oppressed how to Fight Oppression" (2010), Ramzy Baroud "Whether in subtle or overt ways," Baroud

Jolie Huang (2021-05-27). One year after George Floyd murder, NYC demands: 'Jail killer cops! Defund the police!'. liberationnews.org On May 25, thousands of protesters took to the streets of New York City to commemorate the one year anniversary of the murder of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police. Beginning as a rally of a few hundred across the street from Brooklyn's Barclays Center, the crowd grew as the march began and …

Tony Pecinovsky (2021-05-27). Book highlights how early civil rights movement wedded Black liberation and anti-colonialism. peoplesworld.org Few books capture the dynamism and energy of what is now called the long civil rights movement better than Lindsey R. Swindall's The Path to the Greater, Freer, Truer World: Southern Civil Rights and Anticolonialism, 1937-1955. Additionally, Swindall could not have picked two better organizations to illustrate the impact of mid-1930s to mid-1950s struggles for …

Anonymous007 (2021-05-27). Azerbaijan Takes 6 Armenian Servicemen Prisoner In Nagorno-Karabakh. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On May 27th, 6 Armenian soldiers were arrested and taken prisoner by Azerbaijani troops in Nagorno-Karabakh's Kalbajar province. | Both sides blame the other for the situation. Armenia claimed that Azerbaijan encroached on its territory, and it has been doing so since May 12th. The Armenian soldiers were conducting repair work on a base in a border region, and the Azerbaijani troops surrounded them and took them captive."The Azerbaijani troops, who have infiltrated into Arme…

Betsey Piette (2021-05-27). Black Lives Matter movement sparks electoral defeat for FOP. workers.org Protesters call on Krasner to "Free Mumia" in Philadelphia, March 12. Philadelphia For decades, the endorsement of the powerful Philadelphia Fraternal Order of Police was sought by almost every candidate running for office in the city and throughout Pennsylvania. Through the power of its purse strings, the FOP has been . . . |

teleSUR (2021-05-27). 375 Venezuelans Came Back to Their Homeland This Week. telesurenglish.net Venezuelan government continues to advance in the "Return to the Homeland" plan through which 375 Venezuelans came back to their country this week. | RELATED: | Foreign Affairs Deputy Minister Rander Peña noted that over 200,000 citizens have returned from different parts of the world under this Plan after they had suffered discrimination and xenophobia. | On Thursday morning, a flight brought 278 Venezuelans f…

_____ (2021-05-27). Tech giants face rising pressure from shareholder activists. popularresistance.org Activist shareholders are pushing for the proposals to be adopted during this week's annual meetings, the first to be held after a year that's included nationwide Black Lives Matter protests, a deadly riot at the U.S. Capitol and challenging working conditions for many on-site workers in the tech industry.

commondreams (2021-05-27). Sen. Markey's Online Civil Rights Bill Would Reduce Online Racial Discrimination and Address Artificial Intelligence Bias. commondreams.org ______________________________…

Peoples Dispatch (2021-05-27). Protestors demanding freedom for political prisoners in West Papua face arrests and violence. peoplesdispatch.org As demands for the release of Papuan pro-independence activist Victor Yeimo grow in Indonesia, protesters are facing repression and mass arrests. Yeimo, general secretary of the West Papua National Committee (KNPB), was arrested earlier this month for his role in the anti-racism protests of 2019.

Peoples Dispatch (2021-05-27). India marks day of resistance as farmers' struggle continues and other stories. peoplesdispatch.org In today's episode of the Daily Round-up we take a look at the nationwide 'Black Day' of resistance observed in India as the ongoing farmers' struggle completes 6 months, the crackdown on a protest against the killing of activists in Iraq, the success of a 22 month long struggle for better working conditions and pay by workers at the Ibis des Batignolles hotel in France, the ongoing crackdown on Papuan communities in Indonesia as they demand the release of political prisoners, and volunteer initiatives to feed poor and unhoused people in Brazil in the absence of adequate government aid policies during the pandemi…

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2021-05-28: Social Media Postees

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BLM: American Revolution Spreads Around the Globe
WillOfMany | indybay.org | 2021-05-28
The world changed not only because of COVID-19 pandemic beyond 2020. Political and economic crisis has led to growing of various protest movements. The widest and most active emerged in the USA. The Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement gained the largest extent. It demands from the American government not even reforms but revolutionary changes in the national social political course concerning people of color.
indybay.org/newsitems/2021/05/26/18842753.php

Biden's Eloquence About George Floyd Is Likely to Soon Ring Hollow
Norman Solomon | indybay.org | 2021-05-28
Black Lives Matter can't just be a slogan…
indybay.org/newsitems/2021/05/26/18842757.php

May 29, Washington DC: National March for Palestine endorsed by 100+ organizations #March4Palestine
Staff | samidoun.net | 2021-05-28
Saturday, May 29 3 pm — 8 pm Lincoln Memorial Washington, DC Info page: www.ampalestine.org/NationalMarch Samidoun Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network is honoured to join American Muslims for Palestine and over 100 organizations nationwide to march on Washington on Saturday, May 29 and demand to #SanctionIsrael. As the call to the rally notes: "We need to go big and bold right now for Palestinian liberation now that a ceasefire has gone into effect. No return to the status quo. It is time for Israeli settler-colonialism, ethnic cleansing, apartheid, military occupation, and blockade to be dismant…
samidoun.net/2021/05/may-29-washington-dc-national-march-for-palestine-endorsed-by-100-organizations-march4palestine/

May 28, NYC: CUNY Must Divest! Rally and Press Conference for Palestine
Staff | samidoun.net | 2021-05-28
Friday, 28 May 3: 00 pm John Jay College 524 W 59th St New York City Facebook: www.facebook.com/events/2951785921811362/ This event will publicize the CUNY Statement for Palestine and then march to CUNY offices. See latest statement updates at the link. CUNY Community Statement of Solidarity with the Palestinian People [To add your name, please click here or email cuny.solidarity.letter@gmail.com] We, members of the City University of New York community, stand in solidarity with the people of Palestine resisting the violence and oppression of Israeli settler colonial and apartheid rule. We condemn the brut…
samidoun.net/2021/05/may-28-nyc-cuny-must-divest-rally-and-press-conference-for-palestine/

How to End the U.S. Prison State Quick and Easy
Lee Camp | counterpunch.org | 2021-05-28
A few weeks ago I covered the mind-blowing facts about American prisons that should make anyone and everyone rethink/detest/abhor the entire institution. Now, I want to examine the reasons people find themselves locked up in the largest prison state in the world (the Land of the Free) and see if we can't decrease the number of inmates…
counterpunch.org/2021/05/28/how-to-end-the-u-s-prison-state-quick-and-easy/

The Tulsa Race Massacre and the Violence of Forgetting
Staff | aclu.org | 2021-05-28
In the early 1920's, Black Americans were under the siege of direct and indirect racial violence with widespread lynchings, Jim Crow laws, and race riots across the country. And yet the Greenwood neighborhood of Tulsa, Oklahoma was thriving. Its streets were lined with successful Black-owned businesses and Black professionals. The district was so successful that the area was dubbed "Black Wall Street." | But 100 years ago, on May 31, 1921, a white mob of several thousand murdered up to 300 Black residents, and destroyed almost every Black business, church, and home in the 35-square-block neighborhood.
aclu.org/news/racial-justice/the-tulsa-race-massacre-and-the-violence-of-forgetting

Texas' prison plantation model was a brutal remnant of slavery
Staff | therealnews.com | 2021-05-28
Prisoners were used for agricultural work and overseen by other prisoners using a structure that barely differed from the one used during slavery, as scholar and author Robert Chase explains.
therealnews.com/texas-prison-plantation-model-was-a-brutal-remnant-of-slavery

Time to Buy a New Toolbox
John Kendall Hawkins | counterpunch.org | 2021-05-28
Stasi Officer: What do you have to tell us? Citizen: I've done nothing. I know nothing. Officer: You've done nothing, know nothing. You think we imprison people on a whim? Citizen: No — Officer: — If you think our humanistic system capable of such a thing that alone would justify your arrest. — Scene from…
counterpunch.org/2021/05/28/time-to-buy-a-new-toolbox/

‚ÄãWe keep us safe: the transformative justice movement
Joris Leverink | roarmag.org | 2021-05-28
Protesters at a Black Lives Matter rally near Washington D.C., US — June 6, 2020. Photo: Johnny Silvercloud / Shutterstock.com | This essay was produced in collaboration with the Resistance Studies Initiative. | In the early days of the Black Lives Matter uprisings, the sight of Minneapolis' Third Precinct police station in flames was something many had never before imagined.
roarmag.org/essays/transformative-justice-movement/

Here's How to End the Filibuster and Protect Democracy
Miles Mogulescu | commondreams.org | 2021-05-28
"Code Red! Unless the filibuster is eliminated—at the very least as it pertains to Voting Rights and Civil Rights laws—what's left of American democracy is dead." | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/views-article/thumbs/end_filibuster.jpg
commondreams.org/views/2021/05/28/heres-how-end-filibuster-and-protect-democracy?cd-origin=rss

Video: US Civil Rights veteran Bob Zellner on 'Sons of the South'
Barry Healy | greenleft.org.au | 2021-05-28
A new film, Son of the South, tells the story of Bob Zellner who broke from his Alabama Ku-Klux-Klan heritage to become the first white Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee organiser — and nearly got lynched for it. | Zellner spoke with Barry Healy, expanding on the film's story to include his radical trajectory from the 1960s onwards.
greenleft.org.au/video/video-us-civil-rights-veteran-bob-zellner-sons-south

AU Day Celebration: Venezuelan Diplomat Calls on African Leaders to Resist Oppression
Editor2 | orinocotribune.com | 2021-05-27
Today May 25, 2021 is being celebrated across the continent as Africa Day in commemoration of the foundation of the Organisation of African Unity on 25 May 1963. | As part of the celebration, many statements have been made to celebrate the continent and also tackle various issues happening within the continent. | Venezuela's Deputy Permanent Representative to the African Union, Ambassador Alex Saab in a statement on the occasion of the celebration said it is a day of liberation from foreign control and oppression and is worth celebrating. | Citing himself as someone who has suffered injustice over his detention a…
orinocotribune.com/au-day-celebration-venezuelan-diplomat-calls-on-african-leaders-to-resist-oppression/

AU Day Celebration: Venezuelan Diplomat Calls on African Leaders to Resist Oppression
Editor2 | orinocotribune.com | 2021-05-27
Today, May 25, 2021, is being celebrated across the continent as Africa Day in commemoration of the foundation of the Organization of African Unity on 25 May 1963. | As part of the celebration, many statements have been made to celebrate the continent and also tackle various issues happening within the continent. | Venezuela's Deputy Permanent Representative to the African Union, Ambassador Alex Saab, in a statement on the occasion of the celebration, said it is a day of liberation from foreign control and oppression and is worth celebrating. | Citing himself as someone who has suffered injustice over his detenti…
orinocotribune.com/au-day-celebration-venezuelan-diplomat-calls-on-african-leaders-to-resist-oppression/

'We are Confident Cape Verde Constitutional Court will Finally Provide Alex Saab the Justice he has been Denied': Jose-Manuel Pinto Monteiro
Staff | orinocotribune.com | 2021-05-27
By Jose-Manuel Pinto Monteiro — May 26, 2021 | Arbitrarily detained in Cabo Verde since June 12, 2020, pending his extradition to the United States of America, Ambassador Alex Saab tirelessly continues his fight for his freedom in the face of injustice. | Armed with courage and resilience, the Venezuelan diplomat has launched his appeal to the Constitutional Court of Cabo Verde, which has the power to render the justice which has been denied him this past one year. In this latest filing, Ambassador Saab pleads the abusive and unconstitutional nature of both his detention and the extradition procedure which e…
orinocotribune.com/we-are-confident-cape-verde-constitutional-court-will-finally-provide-alex-saab-the-justice-he-has-been-denied-jose-manuel-pinto-monteiro/

In the News: From the USA to Gaza: The New Global Movement Against Racism & Repression
The Socialist Program | liberationnews.org | 2021-05-27
The panel discusses the one year anniversary of the murder of George Floyd, the Palestinian people's continuing resistance after 11 days of massacres by Israeli forces, and how the mass movements that developed around the issues of racist police violence and the oppression of Palestinians have changed the world.
liberationnews.org/in-the-news-from-the-usa-to-gaza-the-new-global-movement-against-racism-repression/

BLM: American Revolution Spreads Around the Globe
WillOfMany | indybay.org | 2021-05-27
The world changed not only because of COVID-19 pandemic beyond 2020. Political and economic crisis has led to growing of various protest movements. The widest and most active emerged in the USA. The Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement gained the largest extent. It demands from the American government not even reforms but revolutionary changes in the national social political course concerning people of color.
indybay.org/newsitems/2021/05/26/18842753.php

Biden's Eloquence About George Floyd Is Likely to Soon Ring Hollow
Norman Solomon | indybay.org | 2021-05-27
Black Lives Matter can't just be a slogan…
indybay.org/newsitems/2021/05/26/18842757.php

On the Ethics of Non-Palestinians Promoting Nonviolence
Benay Blend | orinocotribune.com | 2021-05-27
By Benay Blend — May 24, 2021 | In "The Violence Debate: Teaching the Oppressed how to Fight Oppression" (2010), Ramzy Baroud explains that for "progressive and Leftist media and audiences, stories praising non-violence" are preferred, for they invoke a strategy acceptable to liberals in the West. At no other time, perhaps, than the present has there been so much condemnation of the victims for their resistance. | "Whether in subtle or overt ways," Baroud continues, "armed resistance in Pales…
orinocotribune.com/on-the-ethics-of-non-palestinians-promoting-nonviolence/

Lee Camp: How to End the US Prison State Quick and Easy
Lee Camp | mintpressnews.com | 2021-05-27
2.3 million people are behind bars in the United States. Here's the quick way to get that number down to… zero. (Give or take a few)…
mintpressnews.com/lee-camp-us-prison-reform-quick-easy/277393/

Lee Camp: How to End the U.S. Prison State Quick and Easy
Moderator | scheerpost.com | 2021-05-27
Truthout] By Lee Camp / Original to ScheerPost Editor's Note: This is the second installment of Lee Camp's analysis of mass incarceration in the U.S. Read the first part here. A few weeks ago I covered the mind-blowing facts about American prisons that should make anyone and everyone rethink/detest/abhor the entire institution. Now, I want to examine the reasons people find themselves locked up in… | Source…
scheerpost.com/2021/05/27/lee-camp-how-to-end-the-u-s-prison-state-quick-and-easy/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=lee-camp-how-to-end-the-u-s-prison-state-quick-and-easy

One year after George Floyd murder, NYC demands: 'Jail killer cops! Defund the police!'
Jolie Huang | liberationnews.org | 2021-05-27
On May 25, thousands of protesters took to the streets of New York City to commemorate the one year anniversary of the murder of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police. Beginning as a rally of a few hundred across the street from Brooklyn's Barclays Center, the crowd grew as the march began and …
liberationnews.org/one-year-after-george-floyd-murder-nyc-demands-jail-killer-cops-defund-the-police/

375 Venezuelans Came Back to Their Homeland This Week
telesurenglish.net | 2021-05-27
Venezuelan government continues to advance in the "Return to the Homeland" plan through which 375 Venezuelans came back to their country this week. | RELATED: | Venezuelans Repatriated from Argentina in Time for the New Year | Foreign Affairs Deputy Minister Rander Peña noted that over 200,000 citizens have returned from different parts of the world under this Plan after they had suffered discrimination and xenophobia. | On Thursday morning, a flight brought 278 Venezuelans f…
telesurenglish.net/news/375-Venezuelans-Came-Back-to-Their-Homeland-This-Week-20210527-0014.html

Tech giants face rising pressure from shareholder activists
_____ | popularresistance.org | 2021-05-27
Activist shareholders are pushing for the proposals to be adopted during this week's annual meetings, the first to be held after a year that's included nationwide Black Lives Matter protests, a deadly riot at the U.S. Capitol and challenging working conditions for many on-site workers in the tech industry.
popularresistance.org/tech-giants-face-rising-pressure-from-shareholder-activists/

Book highlights how early civil rights movement wedded Black liberation and anti-colonialism
Tony Pecinovsky | peoplesworld.org | 2021-05-27
Few books capture the dynamism and energy of what is now called the long civil rights movement better than Lindsey R. Swindall's The Path to the Greater, Freer, Truer World: Southern Civil Rights and Anticolonialism, 1937-1955. Additionally, Swindall could not have picked two better organizations to illustrate the impact of mid-1930s to mid-1950s struggles for …
peoplesworld.org/article/book-highlights-how-early-civil-rights-movement-wedded-black-liberation-and-anti-colonialism/

One year after George Floyd murder, NYC demands: 'Jail killer cops! Defund the police!'
Jolie Huang | liberationnews.org | 2021-05-27
On May 25, thousands of protesters took to the streets of New York City to commemorate the one year anniversary of the murder of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police. Beginning as a rally of a few hundred across the street from Brooklyn's Barclays Center, the crowd grew as the march began and …
liberationnews.org/one-year-after-george-floyd-murder-nyc-demands-jail-killer-cops-defund-the-police/

How to End the U.S. Prison State Quick and Easy
_____ | popularresistance.org | 2021-05-27
Above Photo: Jared Rodriguez / Truthout 2.3 million people find themselves behind bars in the U.S. Here's the quick way to get that number down to… zero. (Give or take a few.) A few weeks ago I covered the mind-blowing facts about American prisons that should make anyone and everyone rethink/detest/abhor the entire institution. Now, I want …
popularresistance.org/how-to-end-the-u-s-prison-state-quick-and-easy/

Sen. Markey's Online Civil Rights Bill Would Reduce Online Racial Discrimination and Address Artificial Intelligence Bias
commondreams.org | 2021-05-27
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commondreams.org/newswire/2021/05/27/sen-markeys-online-civil-rights-bill-would-reduce-online-racial-discrimination?cd-origin=rss

Azerbaijan Takes 6 Armenian Servicemen Prisoner In Nagorno-Karabakh
Anonymous007 | southfront.org | 2021-05-27
Click to see full-size image | On May 27th, 6 Armenian soldiers were arrested and taken prisoner by Azerbaijani troops in Nagorno-Karabakh's Kalbajar province. | Both sides blame the other for the situation. Armenia claimed that Azerbaijan encroached on its territory, and it has been doing so since May 12th. The Armenian soldiers were conducting repair work on a base in a border region, and the Azerbaijani troops surrounded them and took them captive."The Azerbaijani troops, who have infiltrated into Arme…
southfront.org/azerbaijan-takes-6-armenian-servicemen-prisoner-in-nagorno-karabakh/

Black Lives Matter movement sparks electoral defeat for FOP
Betsey Piette | workers.org | 2021-05-27
Protesters call on Krasner to "Free Mumia" in Philadelphia, March 12. Philadelphia For decades, the endorsement of the powerful Philadelphia Fraternal Order of Police was sought by almost every candidate running for office in the city and throughout Pennsylvania. Through the power of its purse strings, the FOP has been . . . | Continue reading Black Lives Matter movement sparks electoral defeat for FOP at Workers.org
workers.org/2021/05/56662/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=black-lives-matter-movement-sparks-electoral-defeat-for-fop

India marks day of resistance as farmers' struggle continues and other stories
Peoples Dispatch | peoplesdispatch.org | 2021-05-27
In today's episode of the Daily Round-up we take a look at the nationwide 'Black Day' of resistance observed in India as the ongoing farmers' struggle completes 6 months, the crackdown on a protest against the killing of activists in Iraq, the success of a 22 month long struggle for better working conditions and pay by workers at the Ibis des Batignolles hotel in France, the ongoing crackdown on Papuan communities in Indonesia as they demand the release of political prisoners, and volunteer initiatives to feed poor and unhoused people in Brazil in the absence of adequate government aid policies during the pandemi…
peoplesdispatch.org/2021/05/27/india-marks-day-of-resistance-as-farmers-struggle-continues-and-other-stories/

Protestors demanding freedom for political prisoners in West Papua face arrests and violence
Peoples Dispatch | peoplesdispatch.org | 2021-05-27
As demands for the release of Papuan pro-independence activist Victor Yeimo grow in Indonesia, protesters are facing repression and mass arrests. Yeimo, general secretary of the West Papua National Committee (KNPB), was arrested earlier this month for his role in the anti-racism protests of 2019.
peoplesdispatch.org/2021/05/27/protestors-demanding-freedom-political-prisoners-west-papua-face-arrests/

Protestors demanding freedom for political prisoners in West Papua face arrests and violence
Peoples Dispatch | peoplesdispatch.org | 2021-05-27
As demands for the release of Papuan pro-independence activist Victor Yeimo grow in Indonesia, protesters are facing repression and mass arrests. Yeimo, general secretary of the West Papua National Committee (KNPB), was arrested earlier this month for his role in the anti-racism protests of 2019.
peoplesdispatch.org/2021/05/27/protestors-demanding-freedom-political-prisoners-west-papua-face-arrests/

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