Daily Archives: 2022-08-27

2022-08-27: News Headlines

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-27). RISE for Youth program celebrates successful first year. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org RISE for Youth, a first-of-its-kind collaboration between Mayo Clinic and the Rochester branch of the NAACP, recently wrapped up its inaugural year of programming. The program, which received funding through Mayo Clinic's $100 million commitment against racism, drew rave reviews from scholars, community partners and Mayo Clinic staff. For as long as she can remember, Aisha Qassim has wanted to become a surgeon. But with no doctors in her family, she wasn't sure of the…

Staff (2022-08-26). Twitterstorm Friday, 26 August: #FreeKhalil #FreeThemAll &#1 ; Our Social Media Toolkit. samidoun.net #FreeKhalil #FreeThemAll Twitterstorm Friday, 26 August 2022 10 am Pacific &#1 ; 1 pm Eastern &#1 ; 7 pm central Europe &#1 ; 8 pm Palestine Link to sample tweets: bit.ly/freekhaliltweet Palestinian prisoner Khalil Awawdeh has continued his hunger strike for the 176th day. Since his detention was "suspended" on Friday, 19 August, he has been held in …

Ann Brown (2022-08-26). Crooked Louisville Detective: I Falsified Warrant That Led To Breonna Taylor Killing, I Plead Guilty To Federal Charge. moguldom.com Former Louisville Metro Police Detective Kelly Hanna Goodlett pleaded guilty on Aug. 24 to one count of conspiring to violate the civil rights of Breonna Taylor for helping falsify an affidavit for the search of her apartment resulted in her death in March 2020. Taylor, a 26-year-old Black woman, was shot to death by Louisville officers who knocked down …

Jay Stanley (2022-08-26). The Nightmarish Loss of Workplace Privacy. aclu.org Powerful new technologies continue to emerge that make it possible to conduct surveillance in all kinds of new ways. But just because something can be done, does not mean that it should be. The current Chinese government shows us what it looks like when there is no space between what can be done, and what is done — when technology is used to monitor and control with no counterbalance or restraint. But many American workplaces are also "anything goes" environments when it comes to surveillance, where employers face few constraints on their use of cameras, keystroke loggers, and other sensors to monitor an…

Ann Brown (2022-08-26). Black Man Will Be Getting $4.4M Check From Walmart After Being Followed, Store Called Police Called On Him. moguldom.com A jury has decided a Walmart must pay $4.4 million in damages to Michael Mangum, who sued the store, saying he was racially profiled and harassed by a Walmart employee at a Portland, Oregon, area store in 2020. According to the lawsuit, the employee "spied" on Mangum, who is Black, while shopping, ordered him to …

TeleSUR (2022-08-26). Peronists Are Mobilized in Support of VP Fernandez-Kirchner. telesurenglish.net On Thursday, the Justicialist Party (PJ) held an open town hall meeting in Buenos Aires to express its support for Argentina's Vice President Cristina Fernandez-Kirchner, for whom prosecutor Diego Luciani requested 12 years in prison in a case of alleged corruption. | RELATED: | "We are going to continue to mobilize, we are going to be in the streets… We are going to defend democracy and the popular will," said Sen…

Jordan Jace (2022-08-26). Inmates declare hunger strike in Rhode Island's maximum security prison. liberationnews.org Inmates at Rhode Island's maximum security prison began a hunger strike August 21, sparked by the recent heat wave sending prisoners to the hospital.

Staff (2022-08-26). 29 August, NYC: Emergency rally to free Khalil Awawdeh and all Palestinian Prisoners. samidoun.net Monday, 29 August | 5 pm | Washington Square Park, NYC | Meet under the Arch | Info: Come show your support for Khalil Awawdeh, on hunger strike for over 177 days, and all Palestinian prisoners!

Emily Corwin (2022-08-26). Government subsidizing replacement of permanent workers with temps. peoplesworld.org DeMond Bush was living in his friend's basement in Louisville, Kentucky, in 2017 when he heard about a job that could help him get beyond his past. Since getting out of prison two years earlier, the 43-year-old had cycled through day labor and temp work but hadn't been able to find anything steady. He'd spent …

Julia Conley (2022-08-26). Moderna Slammed for 'Grotesque' Lawsuit Against Pfizer Over Covid-19 Vaccine Patents. commondreams.org "If anyone should be suing big pharma," said one campaigner, "it's the millions who have needlessly lost loved ones to Covid-19 while Moderna and Pfizer sold doses to the highest bidder."

WSWS (2022-08-26). James Coddington executed in Oklahoma: The first of 25 state killings set through 2024. wsws.org The state of Oklahoma intends to execute two dozen prisoners at a rate of about one a month over the next two years, utilizing a barbaric lethal injection protocol that has been shown to cause torturous death.

Fight Back (2022-08-25). TCAC condemns Tallahassee Police Department training with war criminal Eddie Gallagher. fightbacknews.org Tallahassee, FL – Recent social media posts revealed that the Tallahassee Police Department Tactical Apprehension and Control Team took part in a training associated with Eddie Gallagher, a retired Navy SEAL accused of numerous war crimes. Most notably, Gallagher was accused of fatally stabbing an injured 17 year old ISIS prisoner named Khaled Jamal Abdullah, posing with the body and sending the picture to friends. Prosecutors painted a picture of Gallagher as needlessly violent and bloodthirsty, bragging about his number of kills. He even went so far as to gloat about murdering innocent civilians. His own fellow…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-25). Nehanda Abiodun and the Legacy of Resistance to the Prison Industrial Complex. libya360.wordpress.com Abayomi Azikiwe African American revolutionary exemplified the movement to end national oppression and the criminalization of a people Black August Series No. 4 Since the early 1980s, the prison population in the United States has grown exponentially with African Americans, Latin Americans and other working class people making up the majority of those incarcerated in…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-25). Brazil: Is Lula Under Threat? libya360.wordpress.com Julian Cola "It's also in your hands to prevent the return of corruption and robbery to take hold of the country…It's you who can prevent the release of a prisoner [Lula] convicted of corruption" —Geraldo Alckmin speaking during his 2018 presidential campaign. Four years on, the former governor of Sà£o Paulo is now Lula's vice-presidential…

Julian Cola (2022-08-25). Is Lula Under Threat? Political Intrigue Grows As Right Suddenly Merges With Left In Brazil's Upcoming Presidential Election. covertactionmagazine.com "It's also in your hands to prevent the return of corruption and robbery to take hold of the country…It's you who can prevent the release of a prisoner [Lula] convicted of corruption" —Geraldo Alckmin speaking during his 2018 presidential campaign. Four years on, the former governor of Sà£o Paulo is now Lula's vice-presidential running matein …

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