Daily Archives: May 30, 2021

2021-05-30: News Headlines

Mondoweiss (2021-05-30). Rep. Cori Bush's impact on the US Israel-Palestine debate. juancole.com By David Warren: | Rep. Cori Bush's statements in support of Palestinians during the most recent uprising reflect how the US discussion of Israel-Palestine is increasingly impacted by the anti-racism and anti-colonialism of the Black Lives Matter movement. |

Staff (2021-05-30). Block the Boat! International Week of Action, 2-9 June 2021. samidoun.net Samidoun Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network is republishing the following call from AROC (Arab Resource and Organizing Center.) Samidoun members and chapters will be participating in Block the Boat activities in their locations and urge all supporters of Palestine to join in the call! To get all of the latest information, sign up to organize an activity or receive updates, please reach out to AROC and visit the official Block the Boat website! Block ZIM Everywhere! Profiteering from Israeli Apartheid is not Welcome Anywhere! For the past 10 days, the threat of our #BlockTheBoat protest has kept a cargo ship…

Staff (2021-05-30). Internationalist march in Berlin demands liberation for Palestine. samidoun.net Samidoun Deutschland, together with the Network for Freedom for all Political Prisoners and the Freedom Committee, organized an internationalist leftist march for Palestine that took to the streets of Berlin on Saturday, 29 May. Participants gave speeches about the struggle for the liberation of Palestine and played revolutionary music, while organizations from the Turkish, Kurdish and German left movements — as well as a delegation from the Netherlands — joined the event and provided statements and expressions of solidarity. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Samidoun Deutschland (@samidoun…

Paul Haeder (2021-05-30). Once a US Soldier, Always Wounded, Always Losing! dissidentvoice.org What do nations care about the cost of war, if by spending a few hundred millions in steel and gunpowder they can gain a thousand millions in diamonds and cocoa?‚Äï W.E.B. DuBois He died. In an assisted (sic) care (oxymoron) home (nope) facility/prison (yes). Homeless for a few years; he was a photographer; and his …

John Ebel (2021-05-30). Reflections on the assault on Gaza. greenleft.org.au More than 248 Palestinians, including 66 children, were killed in Israeli air strikes on the Gaza Strip between May 11 and 21. | What makes me extremely angry about the latest bout of barbarism engaged by Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the Zionist Establishment is the dishonour they bring to the memory of my mother, who survived Nazi concentration camps, and to about 95% of my extended family, who were murdered by the Nazi extermination machine. | My uncle migrated from Poland to Israel in the early 1950s. He strongly advised my parents not to migrate after he became aware of the oppression of the…

San Francisco Public Library (2021-05-30). Saturday 6/12: "SNCC": Civil Rights Movement Film and Discussion w/ Director Danny Lyon. indybay.org Virtual film screening and discussion (FREE)…

1st Anniversary of George Floyd (2021-05-30). Flowers and Candles Form Tribute to Black Lives Murdered. indybay.org Photos from a vigil held in Mill Valley on May 25th.

San Francisco Public Library (2021-05-30). Tuesday 6/1: Know Your Rights: Disability Discrimination and Your Job. indybay.org Online workshop (FREE)…

Jessica Corbett, staff writer (2021-05-30). Texas GOP Finalizes 'Ruthless' Voter Suppression Bill, Sparking Calls for Congressional Action. commondreams.org "Texas lawmakers would dismantle our democracy in order to keep themselves in power," says Beto O'Rourke. "The U.S. Senate must pass the For the People Act." | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/headline/thumbs/betoorourke-texas-voting-2600×1361.jpg

Ron Ridenour (2021-05-29). Left-Wing Populist, Pedro Castillo, Leads Polls Before June 6th Election in Peru. covertactionmagazine.com Will the U.S. pull any dirty tricks to help his jail-bird rival, the daughter of disgraced president Alberto Fujimori? [Peru held its general election on April 11. A socialist-oriented farmer-teacher, Pedro Castillo Terrones, led 17 other candidates. He stands a fair chance of winning the run-off on June 6. This background piece includes the election …

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 . . . |

Eds. (2021-05-29). The Western's long glorification of oppression. mronline.org A quintessentially American, and Texan, film genre, the Western has mistold Texas history since its beginnings. | May 29, 2021 | Newswire…

Sarah Sherman-Stokes (2021-05-29). There Is Nothing 'Civil' or Humane About the Detention of Noncitizens. commondreams.org "Immigration detention cannot be improved, and the closure of Irwin and Bristol should be the first step toward ending immigration detention altogether." | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/views-article/thumbs/abolish-ice_1.jpg

Sasha Abramsky (2021-05-29). GOP Wants Volunteering at Polls to Come With Risk of Jail or Fines. zcomm.org "We need to build public awareness — get people to understand the impact these laws could have, and the impact on voters"

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2021-05-30: Social Media Postees

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Reflections on the assault on Gaza
John Ebel | greenleft.org.au | 2021-05-30
More than 248 Palestinians, including 66 children, were killed in Israeli air strikes on the Gaza Strip between May 11 and 21. | What makes me extremely angry about the latest bout of barbarism engaged by Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the Zionist Establishment is the dishonour they bring to the memory of my mother, who survived Nazi concentration camps, and to about 95% of my extended family, who were murdered by the Nazi extermination machine. | My uncle migrated from Poland to Israel in the early 1950s. He strongly advised my parents not to migrate after he became aware of the oppression of the…
greenleft.org.au/content/reflections-assault-gaza

Internationalist march in Berlin demands liberation for Palestine
Staff | samidoun.net | 2021-05-30
Samidoun Deutschland, together with the Network for Freedom for all Political Prisoners and the Freedom Committee, organized an internationalist leftist march for Palestine that took to the streets of Berlin on Saturday, 29 May. Participants gave speeches about the struggle for the liberation of Palestine and played revolutionary music, while organizations from the Turkish, Kurdish and German left movements — as well as a delegation from the Netherlands — joined the event and provided statements and expressions of solidarity. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Samidoun Deutschland (@samidoun…
samidoun.net/2021/05/internationalist-march-in-berlin-demands-liberation-for-palestine/

Rep. Cori Bush's impact on the US Israel-Palestine debate
Mondoweiss | juancole.com | 2021-05-30
By David Warren: | Rep. Cori Bush's statements in support of Palestinians during the most recent uprising reflect how the US discussion of Israel-Palestine is increasingly impacted by the anti-racism and anti-colonialism of the Black Lives Matter movement. |
juancole.com/2021/05/impact-israel-palestine.html

Block the Boat! International Week of Action, 2-9 June 2021
Staff | samidoun.net | 2021-05-30
Samidoun Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network is republishing the following call from AROC (Arab Resource and Organizing Center.) Samidoun members and chapters will be participating in Block the Boat activities in their locations and urge all supporters of Palestine to join in the call! To get all of the latest information, sign up to organize an activity or receive updates, please reach out to AROC and visit the official Block the Boat website! Block ZIM Everywhere! Profiteering from Israeli Apartheid is not Welcome Anywhere! For the past 10 days, the threat of our #BlockTheBoat protest has kept a cargo ship…
samidoun.net/2021/05/block-the-boat-international-week-of-action-2-9-june-2021/

Once a US Soldier, Always Wounded, Always Losing!
Paul Haeder | dissidentvoice.org | 2021-05-30
What do nations care about the cost of war, if by spending a few hundred millions in steel and gunpowder they can gain a thousand millions in diamonds and cocoa?‚Äï W.E.B. DuBois He died. In an assisted (sic) care (oxymoron) home (nope) facility/prison (yes). Homeless for a few years; he was a photographer; and his …
dissidentvoice.org/2021/05/once-a-us-soldier-always-wounded-always-losing/

Tuesday 6/1: Know Your Rights: Disability Discrimination and Your Job
San Francisco Public Library | indybay.org | 2021-05-30
Online workshop (FREE)…
indybay.org/newsitems/2021/05/28/18842808.php

Saturday 6/12: "SNCC": Civil Rights Movement Film and Discussion w/ Director Danny Lyon
San Francisco Public Library | indybay.org | 2021-05-30
Virtual film screening and discussion (FREE)…
indybay.org/newsitems/2021/05/28/18842809.php

Flowers and Candles Form Tribute to Black Lives Murdered
1st Anniversary of George Floyd | indybay.org | 2021-05-30
Photos from a vigil held in Mill Valley on May 25th.
indybay.org/newsitems/2021/05/29/18842812.php

Texas GOP Finalizes 'Ruthless' Voter Suppression Bill, Sparking Calls for Congressional Action
Jessica Corbett, staff writer | commondreams.org | 2021-05-30
"Texas lawmakers would dismantle our democracy in order to keep themselves in power," says Beto O'Rourke. "The U.S. Senate must pass the For the People Act." | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/headline/thumbs/betoorourke-texas-voting-2600×1361.jpg
commondreams.org/news/2021/05/30/texas-gop-finalizes-ruthless-voter-suppression-bill-sparking-calls-congressional?cd-origin=rss

Left-Wing Populist, Pedro Castillo, Leads Polls Before June 6th Election in Peru
Ron Ridenour | covertactionmagazine.com | 2021-05-29
Will the U.S. pull any dirty tricks to help his jail-bird rival, the daughter of disgraced president Alberto Fujimori? [Peru held its general election on April 11. A socialist-oriented farmer-teacher, Pedro Castillo Terrones, led 17 other candidates. He stands a fair chance of winning the run-off on June 6. This background piece includes the election …
covertactionmagazine.com/2021/05/29/left-wing-populist-pedro-castillo-leads-polls-before-june-6th-election-in-peru/

GOP Wants Volunteering at Polls to Come With Risk of Jail or Fines
Sasha Abramsky | zcomm.org | 2021-05-29
"We need to build public awareness — get people to understand the impact these laws could have, and the impact on voters"
zcomm.org/znetarticle/gop-wants-volunteering-at-polls-to-come-with-risk-of-jail-or-fines/

Saturday 6/12: "SNCC": Civil Rights Movement Film and Discussion w/ Director Danny Lyon
San Francisco Public Library | indybay.org | 2021-05-29
Virtual film screening and discussion (FREE)…
indybay.org/newsitems/2021/05/28/18842809.php

Tuesday 6/1: Know Your Rights: Disability Discrimination and Your Job
San Francisco Public Library | indybay.org | 2021-05-29
Online workshop (FREE)…
indybay.org/newsitems/2021/05/28/18842808.php

Flowers and Candles Form Tribute to Black Lives Murdered
1st Anniversary of George Floyd | indybay.org | 2021-05-29
Photos from a vigil held in Mill Valley on May 25th.
indybay.org/newsitems/2021/05/29/18842812.php

There Is Nothing 'Civil' or Humane About the Detention of Noncitizens
Sarah Sherman-Stokes | commondreams.org | 2021-05-29
"Immigration detention cannot be improved, and the closure of Irwin and Bristol should be the first step toward ending immigration detention altogether." | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/views-article/thumbs/abolish-ice_1.jpg
commondreams.org/views/2021/05/29/there-nothing-civil-or-humane-about-detention-noncitizens?cd-origin=rss

Overrepresented in prisons: LGBTQ2S+ people
Mirinda Crissman | workers.org | 2021-05-29
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 . . . | Continue reading Overrepresented in prisons: LGBTQ2S+ people at Workers.org
workers.org/2021/05/56704/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=overrepresented-in-prisons-lgbtq2s-people

The Western's long glorification of oppression
Eds. | mronline.org | 2021-05-29
A quintessentially American, and Texan, film genre, the Western has mistold Texas history since its beginnings. | May 29, 2021 | Newswire…
mronline.org/2021/05/29/the-westerns-long-glorification-of-oppression/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=the-westerns-long-glorification-of-oppression

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