Daily Archives: June 4, 2021

2021-06-04: News Headlines

Mark Gruenberg (2021-06-04). Coalition wants Congress to end immunity for federal police, agents. peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON—It's time to put a cap on ICE…and the Border Patrol…and the FBI…and any other federal law enforcement agent who illegally violates someone's civil rights, by making violators personally liable for damages when they do. Removing that immunity from prosecution for damages is, in so many words, what more than a dozen organizations, including pro-labor …

Joan Walsh (2021-06-04). Sinema's Position on the Filibuster Echoes Goldwater's Case Against Civil Rights. thenation.com Sinema's Position on the Filibuster Echoes Goldwater's Case Against Civil Rights…

Henry Giroux (2021-06-04). America's Nazi Problem and the End of Policing. counterpunch.org The Black Lives Matter movement has made clear that America is reproducing alarming echoes of the past. It has exposed the mobilizing passions and ideological discourses of fascism evident in Trumpland. At a different time in history, Cedric Robinson identified this American form of fascist politics as racial capitalism. [3] According to Robinson, America had its own home-grown version of fascism, which did not simply emulate the fascist European movements of the 1920s but reached back to the era of Jim Crow and the rise of the Ku Klux Klan in the United States.[4] Fascism was no longer viewed as simply an import…

Sam Klug (2021-06-04). 'We Know Occupation'. zcomm.org Why the Black Lives Matter movement might help shift the conversation about a conflict thousands of miles away…

Staff (2021-06-04). UK's First Black Studies Professor Calls on African Diaspora to Unite. truthout.org As Black Lives Matter continues to flourish in the United States and beyond, many activists within the movement are calling for renewed internationalism and collaboration among people across the African Diaspora. In this exclusive interview, author, activist and Black radical scholar Kehinde Andrews issues the call: "We need to get back aligned with the revolutionary version of Pan-Africanism." | Andrews is founder of the Harambee Organization of Black Unity and professor of Black Studies at Birmingh…

Staff (2021-06-04). Headlines for June 4, 2021. democracynow.org Activists Call U.S. Plan to Ship 25 Million COVID Vaccine Doses Abroad "Deeply Insufficient", WHO Warns of Surging COVID-19 Cases in Africa as Vaccine Shipments Come to "Near Halt", Chinese Authorities Ban Hong Kong Vigil Commemorating Tiananmen Massacre, Arrest Organizer, Peruvian Presidential Runoff Pits Ex-Dictator's Daughter Against Socialist School Teacher, 89 Politicians Killed in Run-up to Mexican Midterm Elections, Lawyers for Guantánamo Prisoner Challenge Judge's Order Permitting Use of Info Obtained by Torture, Watchdog Says Pentagon Grossly Misrepresented Civilian Casualties from U.S. Military, U.N. Sa…

Martha Grevatt (2021-06-04). 'Good riddance' to ICE detention in Ohio's Butler County. workers.org Cleveland Ohio immigrant rights organizations and attorneys held a virtual press conference May 28 to announce a win: Immigrants will no longer be subjected to the deplorable conditions of detention at the Butler County Jail, in Hamilton. Organizers are demanding Immigration and Customs Enforcement release everyone detained in the jail. . . . |

A Guest Author (2021-06-04). End privatization of prison mail! workers.org By mYia X and Phebe Eckfeldt Boston Banning paper letters for the incarcerated: Would you consider this torture? Would you consider this sensory deprivation? Would you consider this a violation of human rights? We do! Imagine not having seen your family, children, loved ones for years, and now you are . . . |

A Guest Author (2021-06-04). End privatization of prison mail! workers.org By mYia X and Phebe Eckheldt Boston Banning paper letters for the incarcerated: Would you consider this torture? Would you consider this sensory deprivation? Would you consider this a violation of human rights? We do! Imagine not having seen your family, children, loved ones for years, and now you are . . . |

Allan Fisher (2021-06-04). Saturday 6/5: Protest US financed oppression in Palestine/Israel. indybay.org Ocean and Water Street, Santa Cruz…

Larry Everest (2021-06-04). Vicious Wave of Repression Sparks Global Movement to Free Iran's Political Prisoners. counterpunch.org She should imagine thousands of people in the court room, standing next to her and demanding: #FreeNahid That's what Mariam Claren told her imprisoned mother, a 66-year-old, dual German-Iranian citizen and women's rights activist, before her first Iranian court appearance on April 28. As the world's attention concerning Iran largely focuses on the nuclear negotiations

Dr Elmira Satybaldieva (2021-06-04). Women's Rights and Debt Oppression in Central Asia. globalresearch.ca On 15 April …

Ursula Wolfe-Rocca (2021-06-03). More Than McCarthyism: The Attack on Activism Students Don't Learn About from Their Textbooks. commondreams.org "The long Red Scare of the 20th century was a scorched-earth policy against the country's most progressive forces—labor unions organizing across racial lines; civil rights organizations offering intersectional critiques of capitalism, racism, and gender oppression." | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/views-article/thumbs/mccarthy-2500×1309.jpg

Andrew Bankson (2021-06-03). Struggle against cops & prisons shake up Pittsburgh politics. zcomm.org In Pittsburgh, the movement for Black lives has continued to upend the local political establishment…

Julie Hollar (2021-06-03). Why do White Republicans oppose Black Lives Matter? mronline.org Look what they're watching. | June 3, 2021 | Newswire…

Workers World Party (2021-06-03). PDF of June 3 issue. workers.org Download the PDF. U.S. behind detention of Venezuelan diplomat Release Alex Saab! Ama-zen? Alabama mine strike. Editorial: Reparations NOW for Black Tulsans! A year after George Floyd, fight police terror! Cleveland, Seattle, Oakland. From the river to the sea, Palestine will be free: March on Washington Global class impact Being . . . |

_____ (2021-06-03). Mass Incarceration Has Worsened The COVID-19 Pandemic. popularresistance.org A massive pandemic risk factor has been hiding in plain sight across the United States, growing exponentially in scale over the last four decades with the support of trillions of dollars spent by federal, state, and local governments. But, inexplicably, the current national policy conversation about rebuilding public health, pandemic preparedness, and biosecurity has entirely ignored it.

Manuel Pérez Rocha (2021-06-03). Corporations Should Not Have the Power to Undermine Global Efforts to Vaccinate People. commondreams.org "When policymakers around the world are struggling to find resources to address the Covid-19 pandemic and its impacts, they should not be overwhelmed by having to defend themselves against multimillion-dollar corporate lawsuits." | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/views-article/thumbs/biden_wto_patent_waiver.jpg

Colin Todhunter (2021-06-03). The Campaign against Ivermectin: WHO's Chief Scientist Served with Legal Notice for Disinformation and Suppression of Evidence. globalresearch.ca On 25 May …

Fight Back (2021-06-03). Neglect is killing people in Florida's Leon County jail. fightbacknews.org Tallahassee, FL – This spring, Tallahassee Community Action Committee (TCAC) commemorated the one-year anniversaries of the police murders of Mychael Johnson, Wilbon Woodard and Tony McDade. While these police murders garnered significant attention, the deaths of two other Black men in law enforcement custody in 2020 went largely unnoticed. 43-year-old Little Daniel Owens and 66-year-old Melvin Richardson died inside the Leon County jail in November 2020. The Leon County Sheriff's Office posted barebones announcements of their deaths on social media and released no additional information. | Public records request…

John Nichols (2021-06-03). It's Not Just Voter Suppression: Texas Republicans Want to Overturn Elections. thenation.com It's Not Just Voter Suppression: Texas Republicans Want to Overturn Elections…

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2021-06-04: Social Media Postees

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Coalition wants Congress to end immunity for federal police, agents
Mark Gruenberg | peoplesworld.org | 2021-06-04
WASHINGTON–It's time to put a cap on ICE…and the Border Patrol…and the FBI…and any other federal law enforcement agent who illegally violates someone's civil rights, by making violators personally liable for damages when they do. Removing that immunity from prosecution for damages is, in so many words, what more than a dozen organizations, including pro-labor …
peoplesworld.org/article/coalition-wants-congress-to-end-immunity-for-federal-police-agents/

Sinema's Position on the Filibuster Echoes Goldwater's Case Against Civil Rights
Joan Walsh | thenation.com | 2021-06-04
Sinema's Position on the Filibuster Echoes Goldwater's Case Against Civil Rights…
thenation.com/article/politics/sinema-filibuster-voting-rights/

America's Nazi Problem and the End of Policing
Henry Giroux | counterpunch.org | 2021-06-04
The Black Lives Matter movement has made clear that America is reproducing alarming echoes of the past. It has exposed the mobilizing passions and ideological discourses of fascism evident in Trumpland. At a different time in history, Cedric Robinson identified this American form of fascist politics as racial capitalism. [3] According to Robinson, America had its own home-grown version of fascism, which did not simply emulate the fascist European movements of the 1920s but reached back to the era of Jim Crow and the rise of the Ku Klux Klan in the United States.[4] Fascism was no longer viewed as simply an import…
counterpunch.org/2021/06/04/americas-nazi-problem-and-the-end-of-policing/

UK's First Black Studies Professor Calls on African Diaspora to Unite
Staff | truthout.org | 2021-06-04
As Black Lives Matter continues to flourish in the United States and beyond, many activists within the movement are calling for renewed internationalism and collaboration among people across the African Diaspora. In this exclusive interview, author, activist and Black radical scholar Kehinde Andrews issues the call: "We need to get back aligned with the revolutionary version of Pan-Africanism." | Andrews is founder of the Harambee Organization of Black Unity and professor of Black Studies at Birmingh…
truthout.org/articles/uks-first-black-studies-professor-calls-on-african-diaspora-to-unite/

'We Know Occupation'
Sam Klug | zcomm.org | 2021-06-04
Why the Black Lives Matter movement might help shift the conversation about a conflict thousands of miles away…
zcomm.org/znetarticle/we-know-occupation/

Headlines for June 4, 2021
Staff | democracynow.org | 2021-06-04
Activists Call U.S. Plan to Ship 25 Million COVID Vaccine Doses Abroad "Deeply Insufficient", WHO Warns of Surging COVID-19 Cases in Africa as Vaccine Shipments Come to "Near Halt", Chinese Authorities Ban Hong Kong Vigil Commemorating Tiananmen Massacre, Arrest Organizer, Peruvian Presidential Runoff Pits Ex-Dictator's Daughter Against Socialist School Teacher, 89 Politicians Killed in Run-up to Mexican Midterm Elections, Lawyers for Guantánamo Prisoner Challenge Judge's Order Permitting Use of Info Obtained by Torture, Watchdog Says Pentagon Grossly Misrepresented Civilian Casualties from U.S. Military, U.N. Sa…
www.democracynow.org/2021/6/4/headlines

Saturday 6/5: Protest US financed oppression in Palestine/Israel
Allan Fisher | indybay.org | 2021-06-04
Ocean and Water Street, Santa Cruz…
indybay.org/newsitems/2021/06/03/18842926.php

'Good riddance' to ICE detention in Ohio's Butler County
Martha Grevatt | workers.org | 2021-06-04
Cleveland Ohio immigrant rights organizations and attorneys held a virtual press conference May 28 to announce a win: Immigrants will no longer be subjected to the deplorable conditions of detention at the Butler County Jail, in Hamilton. Organizers are demanding Immigration and Customs Enforcement release everyone detained in the jail. . . . | Continue reading 'Good riddance' to ICE detention in Ohio's Butler County at Workers.org
workers.org/2021/06/56886/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=good-riddance-to-ice-detention-in-ohios-butler-county

Women's Rights and Debt Oppression in Central Asia
Dr Elmira Satybaldieva | globalresearch.ca | 2021-06-04
On 15 April …
globalresearch.ca/debt-oppression-central-asia/5746948

End privatization of prison mail!
| workers.org | 2021-06-04
By mYia X and Phebe Eckheldt Boston Banning paper letters for the incarcerated: Would you consider this torture? Would you consider this sensory deprivation? Would you consider this a violation of human rights? We do! Imagine not having seen your family, children, loved ones for years, and now you are . . . | Continue reading End privatization of prison mail! at Workers.org
workers.org/2021/06/56838/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=end-privatization-of-prison-mail

Vicious Wave of Repression Sparks Global Movement to Free Iran's Political Prisoners
Larry Everest | counterpunch.org | 2021-06-04
She should imagine thousands of people in the court room, standing next to her and demanding: #FreeNahid That's what Mariam Claren told her imprisoned mother, a 66-year-old, dual German-Iranian citizen and women's rights activist, before her first Iranian court appearance on April 28. As the world's attention concerning Iran largely focuses on the nuclear negotiations…
counterpunch.org/2021/06/04/vicious-wave-of-repression-sparks-global-movement-to-free-irans-political-prisoners/

End privatization of prison mail!
| workers.org | 2021-06-04
By mYia X and Phebe Eckfeldt Boston Banning paper letters for the incarcerated: Would you consider this torture? Would you consider this sensory deprivation? Would you consider this a violation of human rights? We do! Imagine not having seen your family, children, loved ones for years, and now you are . . . | Continue reading End privatization of prison mail! at Workers.org
workers.org/2021/06/56838/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=end-privatization-of-prison-mail

More Than McCarthyism: The Attack on Activism Students Don't Learn About from Their Textbooks
Ursula Wolfe-Rocca | commondreams.org | 2021-06-03
"The long Red Scare of the 20th century was a scorched-earth policy against the country's most progressive forces—labor unions organizing across racial lines; civil rights organizations offering intersectional critiques of capitalism, racism, and gender oppression." | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/views-article/thumbs/mccarthy-2500×1309.jpg
commondreams.org/views/2021/06/03/more-mccarthyism-attack-activism-students-dont-learn-about-their-textbooks?cd-origin=rss

Struggle against cops & prisons shake up Pittsburgh politics
Andrew Bankson | zcomm.org | 2021-06-03
In Pittsburgh, the movement for Black lives has continued to upend the local political establishment…
zcomm.org/znetarticle/struggle-against-cops-prisons-shake-up-pittsburgh-politics/

Why do White Republicans oppose Black Lives Matter?
Julie Hollar | mronline.org | 2021-06-03
Look what they're watching. | June 3, 2021 | Newswire…
mronline.org/2021/06/03/why-do-white-republicans-oppose-black-lives-matter/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=why-do-white-republicans-oppose-black-lives-matter

PDF of June 3 issue
Workers World Party | workers.org | 2021-06-03
Download the PDF. U.S. behind detention of Venezuelan diplomat Release Alex Saab! Ama-zen? Alabama mine strike. Editorial: Reparations NOW for Black Tulsans! A year after George Floyd, fight police terror! Cleveland, Seattle, Oakland. From the river to the sea, Palestine will be free: March on Washington Global class impact Being . . . | Continue reading PDF of June 3 issue at Workers.org
workers.org/2021/06/56810/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=pdf-of-june-3-issue

PDF of June 3 issue
Workers World Party | workers.org | 2021-06-03
Download the PDF. U.S. behind detention of Venezuelan diplomat Release Alex Saab! Ama-zen? Alabama mine strike. Editorial: Reparations NOW for Black Tulsans! A year after George Floyd, fight police terror! Cleveland, Seattle, Oakland. From the river to the sea, Palestine will be free: March on Washington Global class impact Being . . . | Continue reading PDF of June 3 issue at Workers.org
workers.org/2021/06/56810/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=pdf-of-june-3-issue

PDF of June 3 issue
Workers World Party | workers.org | 2021-06-03
Download the PDF. U.S. behind detention of Venezuelan diplomat Release Alex Saab! Ama-zen? Alabama mine strike. Editorial: Reparations NOW for Black Tulsans! A year after George Floyd, fight police terror! Cleveland, Seattle, Oakland. From the river to the sea, Palestine will be free: March on Washington Global class impact Being . . . | Continue reading PDF of June 3 issue at Workers.org
workers.org/2021/06/56810/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=pdf-of-june-3-issue

Corporations Should Not Have the Power to Undermine Global Efforts to Vaccinate People
Manuel Pérez Rocha | commondreams.org | 2021-06-03
"When policymakers around the world are struggling to find resources to address the Covid-19 pandemic and its impacts, they should not be overwhelmed by having to defend themselves against multimillion-dollar corporate lawsuits." | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/views-article/thumbs/biden_wto_patent_waiver.jpg
commondreams.org/views/2021/06/03/corporations-should-not-have-power-undermine-global-efforts-vaccinate-people?cd-origin=rss

The Campaign against Ivermectin: WHO's Chief Scientist Served with Legal Notice for Disinformation and Suppression of Evidence
Colin Todhunter | globalresearch.ca | 2021-06-03
On 25 May …
globalresearch.ca/ivermectin-who-chief-scientist-served-legal-notice-disinformation-suppression-evidence/5746871

Neglect is killing people in Florida's Leon County jail
Fight Back | fightbacknews.org | 2021-06-03
Tallahassee, FL – This spring, Tallahassee Community Action Committee (TCAC) commemorated the one-year anniversaries of the police murders of Mychael Johnson, Wilbon Woodard and Tony McDade. While these police murders garnered significant attention, the deaths of two other Black men in law enforcement custody in 2020 went largely unnoticed. 43-year-old Little Daniel Owens and 66-year-old Melvin Richardson died inside the Leon County jail in November 2020. The Leon County Sheriff's Office posted barebones announcements of their deaths on social media and released no additional information. | Public records request…
www.fightbacknews.org/2021/6/3/neglect-killing-people-florida-s-leon-county-jail

It's Not Just Voter Suppression: Texas Republicans Want to Overturn Elections
John Nichols | thenation.com | 2021-06-03
It's Not Just Voter Suppression: Texas Republicans Want to Overturn Elections…
thenation.com/article/politics/texas-republicans-elections-2024/

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