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2022-09-13: News Headlines

WSWS (2022-09-13). Socialism 2022 Conference: The pseudo-left promote imperialist war. wsws.org The primary aim of the Socialism 2022 Conference was to promote the US-NATO war against Russia, in line with the policy of the Biden administration, while seeking to bolster the trade unions as instruments for the suppression of the class struggle.

WSWS (2022-09-13). Socialism 2022 Conference: The pseudo-left promotes imperialist war. wsws.org The primary aim of the Socialism 2022 Conference was to promote the US-NATO war against Russia, in line with the policy of the Biden administration, while seeking to bolster the trade unions as instruments for the suppression of the class struggle.

WSWS (2022-09-13). Sri Lanka: Stop the repression of anti-government protesters! Release all political prisoners! wsws.org President Wickremesinghe is stepping up the arrest of anti-government protesters in preparation for state repression against the working class.

Bay Action To Free Julian Assange (2022-09-13). Thursday 9/22: Press Conference: SF Chronicle-End Your Silence On The Jailing And Extradition Of Julian Assange. indybay.org San Francisco Chronicle | 5th & Mission St. | San Francisco…

Staff (2022-09-12). While US Leaders Moralize About Alleged Human Rights Abuses in Russia and China To Justify Proxy Wars, Prisoners in the US Routinely Suffer From Inhumane Treatment (Alex Saab Prison). orinocotribune.com By Lauren Smith &#1 ; Sep 7, 2022 | A Miami Prisoner is Among Those Who Believe That U.S. Prison Authorities Are Trying to Kill Them | While U.S. leaders denounce Russia and China, and other official enemies for alleged human rights violations daily, they are silent about the massive human rights abuses that occur routinely in the U.S. prison system—the largest and most oppressive in the world. | Jonny, a pseudonym for a 45-year-old man currently being held in pretrial detention in Miami's Federal Detention Center (FDC Miami), believes that prison authorities are trying to kill him. Maria, Jonny's partner o…

____ (2022-09-12). Let's Stop Pretending America Is a Functioning Democracy. transcend.org 4 Sep 2022 – The U.S. posits itself as a champion of opportunity, freedom, human rights and civil liberties, even as half the country struggles at subsistence level, militarized police gun down and imprison the poor with impunity, and the primary business of the state is war. This collective self-delusion masks who we have become. Under inverted totalitarianism, there is no attempt, unlike fascism and state socialism, to address the needs of the poor.

Staff (2022-09-12). After 37 days of hunger strike, Adal Musa secures his freedom in victory. samidoun.net On 12 September, after 37 days of hunger strike, Adal Musa has suspended his strike with another defeat for the colonial jailers. He will be released from administrative detention (Israeli imprisonment without charge or trial) on 6 November 2022, as confirmed by Muhja al-Quds. He joined his brother, Ahmad Musa, on a hunger strike (which …

Staff (2022-09-12). Venezuela Rejects Washington's Statement on Imprisoned US Citizens. orinocotribune.com Caracas, September 11, 2022 ( At the time of his capture in September 2020, Heath had allegedly already taken photos of strategic m…

Udi Ofer (2022-09-12). Despite Backlash, Voters and Lawmakers Continue to Choose Criminal Justice Reform. aclu.org Last month, voters in Shelby County, Tennessee, ousted an 11-year incumbent district attorney with a national reputation for being overly-punitive. Amy Weirich aggressively pursued the death penalty, fought against bail reform, sent more children to adult court than any other prosecutor in the state, and had been admonished in the past for prosecutorial misconduct. She also Voters in one of t…

Mumia Abu-Jamal (2022-09-12). A turning point in American corrections. workers.org first posted September 9, 2021 The following lightly edited commentary by Mumia Abu-Jamal aired as part of the "50 Years of Resistance: Black August and Attica" live broadcast, hosted by the Prisoners Solidarity Committee of Workers World Party, Sept. 2, 2021. In my mind, Attica was a turning point in . . . |

Justin Wetherell (2022-09-12). Gendered Dress Codes Hurt Everyone — Especially Non-Binary People Like Me. aclu.org I started working as a Flight Attendant for Alaska Airlines in July of 2014. I grew up by the airport in Anchorage, with Alaska Airlines planes constantly flying overhead. Every summer when visiting family, we flew on Alaska Airlines. I wanted to work for the airline for as long as I can remember and was ecstatic when I got the position. I always felt a sense of belonging — being part of a close-knit community with a huge impact on my home state. | For the past eight years, I've given a lot to the company. I participated in many community events and promotional activities and was hired to be a flight att…

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