Daily Archives: June 5, 2021

2021-06-05: News Headlines

Roger Harris (2021-06-05). #FreeAlexSaab Delegation First Day in Cabo Verde: Access Denied to Alex Saab. orinocotribune.com June 4, 2021, Sal Island, Cabo Verde. In their first full day in Cabo Verde, the emergency human rights delegation met with Saab's lawyer and the Venezuelan ambassador, tried to meet with the local police commander, and saw first hand the prison-house where Mr. Saab is jailed, though the heavily armed guards prevented a visit. | A year ago, immediately after Alex Saab's plane was diverted to Cabo Verde for a technical fueling stop and he was forcibly taken off the plane, the Venezuelan government notified the Cabo Verdean authorities that Saab was a diplomat and thus protected from detention, according to Jose Ma…

Max Lill (2021-06-05). Learning to Feel Collectively. indybay.org The starting point of the upheavals are the anti-colonial movements that have been spreading across the globe since the end of World War II. With the Black Civil Rights Movement, they penetrate into the heart of the capitalist world system starting in the mid-1950s, where they politicize liberal students* and the existentialist beat culture of the bohemians.

Allan Fisher (2021-06-05). Saturday 6/5: Protest US financed oppression in Palestine/Israel. indybay.org Ocean and Water Street, Santa Cruz…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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. . . . |

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

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 . . . |

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…

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

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

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2021-06-05: Social Media Postees

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Learning to Feel Collectively
Max Lill | indybay.org | 2021-06-05
The starting point of the upheavals are the anti-colonial movements that have been spreading across the globe since the end of World War II. With the Black Civil Rights Movement, they penetrate into the heart of the capitalist world system starting in the mid-1950s, where they politicize liberal students* and the existentialist beat culture of the bohemians.
indybay.org/newsitems/2021/06/05/18842976.php

Saturday 6/5: Protest US financed oppression in Palestine/Israel
Allan Fisher | indybay.org | 2021-06-05
Ocean and Water Street, Santa Cruz…
indybay.org/newsitems/2021/06/03/18842926.php

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/

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