Daily Archives: August 1, 2021

2021-08-01: News Headlines

_____ (2021-08-01). Craig Murray's Jailing Is the Latest Move in a Battle to Snuff Out Independent Journalism. strategic-culture.org Craig Murray, a former ambassador to Uzbekistan, the father of a newborn child, a man in very poor health and one who has no prior convictions, will have to hand himself over to the Scottish police on Sunday morning. He becomes the first person ever to be imprisoned on the obscure and vaguely defined charge of "jigsaw identification".

Jeffrey St. Clair (2021-08-01). Rebirth of a Nation: US History According to DW Griffith. counterpunch.org Still from Birth of a Nation. | Since many high school students across the country will be back to learning their history of the US from Birth of a Nation and Gone with the Wind, it's perhaps instructive to recall that when Birth of a Nation premiered at Clune's Auditorium in LA, to large protests by the NAACP, it was still called The Clansman, the title of the racist novel by Thomas Dixon it was based on. In fact, it's possible that the print that was shown at the White House, which generated such a frenzied reaction from Woodrow Wilson, was still called The Clansman. Dixon was a pal of Wilson's and had arran…

Mordechai Sones (2021-08-01). The Suppression of Invermectin: 'There's Good Reason Pfizer Fought to Hide the Details of These Contracts'. globalresearch.ca

RT (2021-07-31). Why Is No One Talking About Whistleblower Daniel Hale? dissidentvoice.org Daniel Hale, a former US air force intelligence analyst, leaked information about how trigger happy the US military was when it came to drones and innocent civilians in Afghanistan. Aaaaaand for having a conscience, he's been slapped with a 4 year prison sentence! As RT's Polly Boiko explains.

_____ (2021-07-31). Defund The Police Groups, Atlanta Officials Are Still Miles Apart. popularresistance.org City Council meetings were dominated by residents' and civil rights activists' calls for police accountability. A year later, these activists say their relationships with City Council remain strained. Those hoping to redistribute police investment said they're unsatisfied with the government's response. Some City Council members say they understand the calls for change, but that change takes time.

Herb Boyd (2021-07-31). Bob Moses, Civil Rights legend and mathematician, dead 86. zcomm.org Beaten, shot at, arrested and jailed, none of these acts of terrorism stopped Moses in his fight for equal rights and against the tyranny that kept countless number of Black Americans for exercising their democratic rights…

Rainer Shea (2021-07-31). The Freedomless, Heavily Surveilled Hellscape the US Plans to Bring to Its Own People. orinocotribune.com By Rainer Shea — Jul 29, 2021 | Revolutionaries in the US need to adopt the mentality that they're being perpetually targeted by counterinsurgency, because they already are. Throughout this last year's Black Lives Matter protests, the US National Security State has

WSWS (2021-07-31). Journalist Craig Murray jailed for eight months in a major assault on democratic rights. wsws.org The railroading of Murray into prison is the culmination of a politically motivated witch-hunt. For the last decade, Murray has been a trenchant defender of jailed journalist and WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.

Jonathan Cook (2021-07-31). Craig Murray's jailing is the latest move to snuff out independent journalism. zcomm.org In the Assange and Murray cases, the British state is carving out for itself a space to define what counts as legitimate, authorised journalism…

Jonathan Cook (2021-07-31). Craig Murray's jailing is the national security state's latest assault on independent journalism. thegrayzone.com Former British diplomat and independent journalist Craig Murray is the first person imprisoned in the UK over media contempt in 50 years. This article was originally published at Jonathan Cook's blog. Craig Murray, a former ambassador to Uzbekistan, the father of a newborn child, a man in very poor health and one who has no prior convictions, will have to hand himself over to the Scottish police on Sunday morning. He becomes the first person ever to be imprisoned on …

Santa Cruz Police News (2021-07-31). Santa Cruz County Jail Inmate Dies Following "Medical Emergency" indybay.org Felipe Herrera, a 57-year-old inmate at the Santa Cruz County Jail, died on Tuesday, July 27.

Jonathan Cook (2021-07-31). Criminalization of Free Speech: Craig Murray's Jailing is the Latest Move to Snuff out Independent journalism. globalresearch.ca Craig Murray, a former ambassador to Uzbekistan, the father of a newborn child, a man in very poor health and one who has no prior convictions, will have to hand himself over to the Scottish police on Sunday morning. He …

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