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2023-09-25: News Headlines

JANET (2023-09-24). Remembering the martyrs of the 1963 Birmingham bombing. iacenter.org By Monica Moorehead September 21, 2023 The 60th anniversary of the infamous Birmingham, Alabama, bombing of the 16th Street Baptist Church occurred on Sept. 15. On this day in 1963, four Black girls — Denise McNair, Carole Robertson, Addie Mae Collins and Cynthia Wesley — ranging from ages 11-14, were murdered while participating in a Bible study class in the basement of the church. Members of the fascistic Ku Klux Klan claimed responsibility for this heinous crime, along with a stream of other bombings targeting Civil Rights activists. Three of the four KKK members responsible for the bombing were co…

WSWS (2023-09-25). Two Australian referenda on indigenous people: 1967 and 2023. wsws.org Millions of people voted yes for the 1967 referendum, believing it to be a step towards ending the decades of political and social discrimination imposed on Aboriginal people.

Justin Nobel, DeSmog. (2023-09-25). Plan To Clean Up Radioactive Fracking Waste Ends In Monster Lawsuit. popularresistance.org In rural West Virginia, largely hidden among steep hills, stands a $255 million facility designed to transform fracking waste into freshwater and food grade quality salts. Proponents hailed it as one of the most important environmental projects undertaken by the oil and gas industry in recent U.S. history. But local conservation groups and residents remained skeptical from the start, warning that the plant could leak toxic waste into water and air, harming human health and ecosystems in a largely forested region where tight-knit communities live close to the land. | The facility, called Clearwater, was built by t…

Yamin Kogoya (2023-09-25). Victor Yeimo released from Indonesian prison, unites West Papuans in the fight against racism and colonialism. greenleft.org.au Prominent West Papuan independence activist Victor Yeimo was released from prison in Indonesia's occupied capital of West Papua on September 23, sparking celebration among Papuans, reports Yamin Kogoya.

Editor (2023-09-24). Never Eat the Candy on Your Pillow: This Is What Prison is Like. scheerpost.com

JANET (2023-09-24). Tell Biden: Free Leonard Peltier! iacenter.org By Leonard Peltier September 22, 2023 The excerpted remarks were written by political prisoner Leonard Peltier (Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians) for the 53rd annual National Day of Mourning, Nov. 24, 2022, at Plymouth, Massachusetts. On Sept. 12, 2023, Peltier turned 79 years old. He has been falsely imprisoned for over 47 years for allegedly killing two FBI agents in 1975. The International Leonard Peltier Defense Committee continues to demand clemency from the White House for the ailing Indigenous leader. Go to whoisleonardpeltier.info. All the world now faces the same challenges that our people foreto…

Lucas Leiroz de Almeida (2023-09-24). Kiev Desperate in Search for New Energy Sources: Using Prison Inmates to Generate Electricity with "Bicycle Generators" globalresearch.ca

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