Daily Archives: September 5, 2021

2021-09-05: News Headlines

_____ (2021-09-05). 'Chilling The Press Has Consistently Outraged Me'. popularresistance.org The last photographs Tirado took with her camera before she was shot in the face with a rubber-jacketed bullet show Minneapolis police aiming at her during the Black Lives Matter protests in response to the killing of George Floyd. Her lawsuit argues that her civil rights were violated by the police and city, but if she wins, it has broader implications for journalists in a time of police violence against the press.

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-05). Turkey ready to lead NATO's "liberation" of Crimea. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Turkey 'closely following' arrest of senior Crimean Tatar figure In response to Russia's latest attempt of repression against Crimean Tatars, Turkey's Foreign Ministry said Saturday that Ankara is closely following the detention of the Crimean Tatar National Assembly's deputy chairman by Russian forces with "concern." **** The Crimean Platform is a new consultative and coordination …

Capire (2021-09-05). Bartolina Sisa: an Aymara fighter against the Spanish Empire. peoplesdispatch.org Bartolina Sisa was an Indigenous Aymara woman, a trader, and a guerilla fighter who led a number of battles in the uprising against Spanish colonialism, alongside her partner Tupac Katari, an insurgent leader, Inca King of the Aymaras and Vice King of the Inca Empire. Indigenous groups in the region challenged the Spanish rule and fought against the oppression their people were subjected to. | The Spanish invasion of the American continent introduced violence and exploitation as practices marked by patriarchy, racism, the development of capitalism, and slavery. Bartolina was one of the women who took charge of th…

Staff (2021-09-04). Lyft & Uber milk publicity from outrage over Texas abortion law, offering drivers protection from 'bounty' lawsuits. rt.com US rideshare giants pledged to cover court expenses of its drivers, should they be sued for 'aiding and abetting' an illegal abortion under Texas' new restrictive law, which critics accused of establishing a 'bounties' system. | Uber and Lyft on Friday weighed in on the high-profile controversy surrounding TX SB8, a so-called '

scorinoco (2021-09-04). Since 9/11, US Has Spent $21 Trillion on Militarism at Home and Abroad. orinocotribune.com In the 20 years since the September 11 attacks, the United States government has spent more than $21 trillion at home and overseas on militaristic policies that led to the creation of a vast surveillance apparatus, worsened mass incarceration, intensified the war on immigrant communities, and caused incalculable human suffering in Afghanistan, Iraq, Yemen, Libya, Somalia, and elsewhere. | According to

Richard Eskow (2021-09-04). Afghanistan and the Purdue Pharma case are reminders that the US is a failed narco-state, too. nationofchange.org The Sacklers said they wanted "global peace" from future lawsuits, and they got what they wanted. Meanwhile, in the failed narco-state they helped create, the war goes on.

Abhijan Choudhury (2021-09-04). In Algeria, journalists face mounting repression for reporting on people's struggles. peoplesdispatch.org A number of journalists critical of the government have been arrested and sentenced to prison terms. Algeria's rank in the World Press Freedom rankings published annually by Reporters Without Borders has also slipped to 146 out of 180 countries, down 27 places since 2015…

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