Daily Archives: 2022-07-06

2022-07-06: News Headlines

Heather L. Weaver (2022-07-06). The Supreme Court Benches the Separation of Church and State. aclu.org In two cases this term, the conservative majority on the Supreme Court made it abundantly clear that there's little room for the separation of church and state in its regressive constitutional framework. For nearly 75 years, the court has recognized that both of the First Amendment's religion clauses are vital to protecting religious freedom: The Establishment Clause protects against governmental endorsement and imposition of religion, and the Free Exercise Clause ensures the right to practice your faith without harming others. No more. The court has increasingly treated the Establishment Clause as a historica…

WSWS (2022-07-06). Multiple anti-police violence protesters imprisoned more than 36 hours after Akron, Ohio police riot. wsws.org One local resident whose child remain imprisoned reported that multiple Summit County judges refused to show up for work Wednesday morning,delaying scheduled arraignments.

Staff (2022-07-06). 300 inmates missing after attack on Nigeria prison break. en.mehrnews.com About 300 inmates have been declared missing by the Nigeria government after an attack on Kuje Custodial Centre on Tuesday despite an early warning.

Anonymous103 (2022-07-05). Russia Showed STUPOR Portable UAV Suppression System Used In Ukraine. southfront.org The Russian military showed its STUPOR portable UAV suppression system in service with the servicemen deployed in the Ugledar region in Ukraine. | This special gun of Russian production was developed by the LLC "Location Workshop" ("Lokmas") in Moscow. The developer has designated this device as a "portable complex of electromagnetic and optoelectronic suppression of unmanned aerial vehicles for civil purposes". STUPOR entered mass production in 2016. | The system is aimed to disrupt the c…

Brett Wilkins (2022-07-05). GOP Senator Defends Guantánamo Bay Prison as 'Absolutely Vital Institution'. commondreams.org Sen. James Inhofe's comments come as congressional Democrats are reviving efforts to close the notorious U.S. military prison.

_____ (2022-07-05). Lawyers Speak Out On Supreme Court: 'This Is A Revelation Of The Future'. popularresistance.org The recent US Supreme Court rulings set legal precedents that will further erode human and civil rights and empower corporations as well as open the door for more cases that will advance Christian and capitalist ideologies. Clearing the FOG speaks with two legal experts, Shahid Buttar and Marjorie Cohn, about the specifics of the recent decisions on abortion, gun rights, school prayer, and the EPA and how they fit into the bigger picture. They also provide guidance on what we need to do to stop growing fascism in the United States.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-07-05). Blood Continues to Spill in Colombia. libya360.wordpress.com Peoples Dispatch Scenes of pain and anguish as family members of inmates await the names of those killed in the Tuluá prison massacre. Photo: Juan Pablo Rueda / El Tiempo According to INDEPAZ, so far in 2022, 99 social activists and 22 ex-combatants were assassinated in Colombia, in addition to over 180 people killed in…

_____ (2022-07-05). Mumia: Unjustly Imprisoned For 40 Years. popularresistance.org Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – On July 3 people in Philadelphia and dozens of other cities across the U.S. and around the globe marked the 40th anniversary of the unlawful and unjust imprisonment of Pennsylvania political prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal, including 29 years on death row. Now imprisoned for life in the general population, Abu-Jamal is still fighting for exoneration. | In Philadelphia activists gathered at the Municipal Services Building across from City Hall. Until June 2020, a hated statue of racist former Philadelphia Mayor and police chief Frank Rizzo stood on the plaza.

Editor (2022-07-05). Beyond the SCOTUS attack on abortion. workers.org White supremacy did not begin nor will it end with the June 24 U.S. Supreme Court ruling that swept away Roe v. Wade, that for almost 50 years legalized access to abortion. Yet the ruling has sharpened this major pillar of capitalist oppression that touches every aspect of life in . . . |

Gloria Rubac (2022-07-05). Houston stands for Mumia during 40-for-40 events. workers.org Joining supporters of political prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal, Houston activists participated in the 40 Cities for 40 Years events by dropping banners over a busy freeway during 5 p.m. traffic as workers were leaving downtown Friday, July 1. Credit: Gloria Rubec They held giant signs reading "Mumia Abu-Jamal is Innocent! Freedom . . . |

Ann Brown (2022-07-05). Dr. Tommy Curry Drops Science: Why The Concepts Of Color Blindness And Intersectionality Are Dangerous. moguldom.com Philosopher Tommy Curry says it's a mistake to follow the philosophies of color blindness and intersectionality and it may be dangerous. The Oxford Dictionary defines intersectionality as "the interconnected nature of social categorizations such as race, class, and gender, regarded as creating overlapping and interdependent systems of discrimination or disadvantage." Meanwhile, color blindness is "rooted …

Peoples Dispatch (2022-07-05). Daily Round-up | Protests over deteriorating economic situation across Libya & other stories. peoplesdispatch.org In today's episode, we bring you stories from the protests in Libya, the anger over the killing of a Black man in the US, the death of a Palestinian prisoner, and the latest in Chile's constitutional process.

Brett Wilkins (2022-07-05). DOJ Sues to Prevent Arizona's 'Onerous' Proof of Citizenship Voting Law. commondreams.org Assistant U.S. Attorney General for Civil Rights Kristen Clarke said the law "constitutes a textbook violation of the National Voter Registration Act."

WSWS (2022-07-05). Prisoners in Haiti's Les Cayes National Penitentiary being starved to death. wsws.org Horrific footage from the Les Cayes Penitentary publicized in a tweet by HaitiInfoProj shows multiple prisoners in an advanced state of starvation.

Staff (2022-07-05). Belgian Parl to review bill on exchanging prisoners with Iran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jul. 05 (MNA) — Media have reported that the Belgian Parliament is set to review a bill on the extraditionof convicts with Iran on Tuesday, which can facilitate a prisoner swap between the two countries.

____ (2022-07-04). Fifteen Years of Gaza Blockade: Open the Doors of Our Prison Now. transcend.org 24 Jun 2022 – They will keep us imprisoned on this strip, and continue to slowly suffocate us for another 15 or even 150 years if the world does not wake up and say 'enough'.

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