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2022-12-01: News Headlines

Children's Health Defense (2022-12-01). Children's Health Defense Seeks Access to Sworn Depositions in Lawsuit Alleging Feds Colluded with Big Tech to Censor COVID Content. globalresearch.ca

Khubaka, Michael Harris (2022-12-01). Rosa Louise McCauley Parks – Patron Saint – Women's Political Council of Montgomery, AL. indybay.org If the Women's Political Council of Montgomery, Alabama is known, then the efficacy of the U.S. Civil Rights Movement is placed in proper context, #Womanity.

WSWS (2022-12-01). Mississippi-based United Furniture Industries fires 2,700 workers without notice on eve of Thanksgiving holiday. wsws.org A class action lawsuit has been filed in US District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi on the behalf of Toria Neal, a longtime employee, and "potentially thousands" of other workers, against the company which is headquartered in Tupelo, Mississippi.

Fight Back (2022-12-01). Dallas celebrates People's Thanksgiving. fightbacknews.org Dallas, TX – On Saturday, November 26, more than 60 activists gathered at the Pan-African Connection bookstore in Dallas to celebrate People's Thanksgiving, a celebration honoring those who struggle against imperialism, capitalism and national oppression. | The event was emceed by Ammar Hussein of Freedom Road Socialist Organization, who gave an opening speech welcoming the many organizations and participants to the event as well as praising the struggle of indigenous peoples for whom Thanksgiving is a national day of mourning. | "We reject the colonialist myth of Thanksgiving, and we stand in unwavering sol…

_____ (2022-11-30). DC Government's Racial Equity Plan Is Elite Capture By The State. popularresistance.org D.C. Mayor Bowser's "Draft Racial Equity Action Plan " (REAP) is a public relations document which reflects a continued commitment to the systemic foundations of racial inequities. As a follow-up to the empty gesture of painting the words "Black Lives Matter" on 800 16th Street Northwest, Washington, DC and declaring that space "Black Lives Matter Plaza ", the REAP suggests that the state structures which maintain settler colonialism and capitalism can be a remedy for racial inequity. | "It is our charge and our responsibility to put in place policies that are intentional about ending structural racism and revers…

Staff (2022-11-30). New attack on Salah Hamouri: Occupation threatens to forcibly deport him on Sunday, 4 December. samidoun.net Salah Hamouri, the imprisoned French-Palestinian lawyer and human rights defender jailed without charge or trial under administrative detention since March 2022, has been told by occupation prison administrators in Hadarim prison that he will be forcibly deported to France and stripped of his Jerusalem ID on Sunday, 4 December. His detention is scheduled to expire …

_____ (2022-11-30). Brazil's President-Elect Lula Calls To Free Julian Assange. popularresistance.org Brazil's left-wing President-elect Lula da Silva has called for journalist Julian Assange to be freed from his "unjust imprisonment." | Assange, the founder of whistle-blowing journalism publication WikiLeaks, has languished since 2019 in a maximum-security British prison, where he has suffered from prolonged torture that could threaten his life, according to the top United Nations expert. | The United Kingdom is preparing to extradite the Australian journalist to the United States, where he is facing up to 175 years in prison on politically motivated charges based in part on illegal CIA spying and threats. | On…

A Guest Author (2022-11-30). Leonard Peltier's greeting to National Day of Mourning. workers.org The following slightly edited statement from imprisoned political prisoner Leonard Peltier (Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians) was read by Herbert Waters IV (Wampanoag) on Nov. 24, 2022. See whoisleonardpeltier.info/ for more information. Leonard Peltier Greetings my relatives, friends, loved ones and supporters. First, I want to say how deeply . . . |

Ana Perdigón (2022-11-30). Ecuador: Former Vice President Jorge Glas Released from Prison. orinocotribune.com The former vice president of Ecuador, Jorge Glas, was released from prison on Monday, November 28, after a judge issued a precautionary measure in his favor. | The release measure was approved by the judge of the Santo Domingo Criminal Unit, Emerson Curipallo. The decision stipulates that the former vice president will have to present himself once a week at the Litoral Penitentiary in the city of Guayaquil, and is prohibited from leaving the country. | Following this decision, the National Comprehensive Care Service for Adults Deprived of Liberty and Adolescent Offenders (SNAI), published a statement to announce…

Ana Perdigón (2022-11-30). Ecuador: Former Vice President Jorge Glas Released. orinocotribune.com The former vice president of Ecuador, Jorge Glas, was released from prison on Monday, November 28, after a judge issued a precautionary measure in his favor. | The release measure was approved by the judge of the Santo Domingo Criminal Unit, Emerson Curipallo. The decision stipulates that the former vice president will have to present himself once a week at the Litoral Penitentiary in the city of Guayaquil, and is prohibited from leaving the country. | Following this decision, the National Comprehensive Care Service for Adults Deprived of Liberty and Adolescent Offenders (SNAI), published a statement to announce…

Editor (2022-11-30). 'Holy Land Foundation 5' are victims of America's unjust persecution of Palestinians. mronline.org The case against the "Holy Land 5" led to the wrongful conviction and unjust long-term imprisonment of five highly respected Palestinian men. Three of them, Mufid Abdulqader, Ghassan Elashi, and Shukri Abu Baker, remain imprisoned today.

Morning Star (2022-11-30). Russia and U.S. repeatedly on the verge of a prisoner exchange. peoplesworld.org Russia and the United States have repeatedly been on the verge of an agreement on a prisoner exchange, a senior Russian diplomat said on Tuesday. The White House has reportedly been trying to negotiate the exchange of Women's National Basketball Association star Brittney Griner and corporate security executive Paul Whelan for Viktor Bout, a Russian …

Leah Watson (2022-11-29). Lessons Learned from Our Classroom Censorship Win Against Florida's Stop W.O.K.E. Act. aclu.org Earlier this month, a federal judge

W. T. Whitney Jr. (2022-11-29). Mexico's Left takes to the streets, celebrates achievements. peoplesworld.org "Sometimes there are revolutions but people keep on thinking the same way. But now we are seeing a peacetime transformation process and there is a change of mentality… I said yesterday that we are winning the battle against racism, classism, discrimination. This is not about material things, not about welfare programs. There's been a change …

En.mehrnews (2022-11-29). SA jails social media activist for criticizing unemployment. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 29 (MNA) — The Saudi regime authorities arrested an activist for critical tweets about the House of Saud and unemployment in the kingdom, in yet another sign of the Riyadh regime's aggressive crackdown on dissent on social media.

Reynard Loki (2022-11-29). Populist Climate Action Requires Thinking About Freedom From Specific Oppressors—Not Just Species Survival. independentmediainstitute.org The climate crisis is a form of oppression by a wealthy few. By Carter Dillard, Independent Media Institute 6 min read In September 2022, an international group of climate scientists published a study showing that the world was close to, or in some cases had even surpassed, key tipping points in the climate crisis that …

_____ (2022-11-29). The Two Types Of Death Penalties. popularresistance.org A political prisoner is a person targeted or imprisoned because of their political actions, affiliations and/or beliefs. A political prisoner is also an individual, who while incarcerated, transforms themselves from a social prisoner by gaining clarity, embracing and maintaining political struggle. | Thirty-seven-year-old Kevin "KJ" Johnson is scheduled to be executed by the State of Missouri on November 29th; most would not view him as a "political prisoner." However, given the poverty, neglect, suffering and abuse that comes with being a captive in domestic colonies and urban enclaves within a capitalist and im…

Ben Norton (2022-11-29). Brazil's President-elect Lula calls to free Julian Assange from 'unjust imprisonment,' sends 'solidarity'. multipolarista.com Brazil's left-wing President-elect Lula da Silva called for journalist Julian Assange to be freed from his "unjust imprisonment" and said he "sent my solidarity," after meeting with his colleagues from WikiLeaks.

Staff (2022-11-29). International statement in support of Palestinian prisoners on the Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People. samidoun.net Samidoun Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network, the Collectif Palestine Vaincra, the Canadian BDS Coalition and others joined numerous organizations from around the world in signing on to this collective statement in support of Palestinian prisoners for the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People initiated by Addameer: This International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian …

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2022-11-30: News Headlines

A Guest Author (2022-11-30). Leonard Peltier's greeting to National Day of Mourning. workers.org The following slightly edited statement from imprisoned political prisoner Leonard Peltier (Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians) was read by Herbert Waters IV (Wampanoag) on Nov. 24, 2022. See whoisleonardpeltier.info/ for more information. Leonard Peltier Greetings my relatives, friends, loved ones and supporters. First, I want to say how deeply . . . |

Leah Watson (2022-11-29). Lessons Learned from Our Classroom Censorship Win Against Florida's Stop W.O.K.E. Act. aclu.org Earlier this month, a federal judge

W. T. Whitney Jr. (2022-11-29). Mexico's Left takes to the streets, celebrates achievements. peoplesworld.org "Sometimes there are revolutions but people keep on thinking the same way. But now we are seeing a peacetime transformation process and there is a change of mentality… I said yesterday that we are winning the battle against racism, classism, discrimination. This is not about material things, not about welfare programs. There's been a change …

En.mehrnews (2022-11-29). SA jails social media activist for criticizing unemployment. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 29 (MNA) — The Saudi regime authorities arrested an activist for critical tweets about the House of Saud and unemployment in the kingdom, in yet another sign of the Riyadh regime's aggressive crackdown on dissent on social media.

Reynard Loki (2022-11-29). Populist Climate Action Requires Thinking About Freedom From Specific Oppressors—Not Just Species Survival. independentmediainstitute.org The climate crisis is a form of oppression by a wealthy few. By Carter Dillard, Independent Media Institute 6 min read In September 2022, an international group of climate scientists published a study showing that the world was close to, or in some cases had even surpassed, key tipping points in the climate crisis that …

_____ (2022-11-29). The Two Types Of Death Penalties. popularresistance.org A political prisoner is a person targeted or imprisoned because of their political actions, affiliations and/or beliefs. A political prisoner is also an individual, who while incarcerated, transforms themselves from a social prisoner by gaining clarity, embracing and maintaining political struggle. | Thirty-seven-year-old Kevin "KJ" Johnson is scheduled to be executed by the State of Missouri on November 29th; most would not view him as a "political prisoner." However, given the poverty, neglect, suffering and abuse that comes with being a captive in domestic colonies and urban enclaves within a capitalist and im…

Staff (2022-11-29). International statement in support of Palestinian prisoners on the Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People. samidoun.net Samidoun Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network, the Collectif Palestine Vaincra, the Canadian BDS Coalition and others joined numerous organizations from around the world in signing on to this collective statement in support of Palestinian prisoners for the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People initiated by Addameer: This International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian …

Khorry Ramey (2022-11-28). Missouri is Trying to Bar Me From My Father's Execution. Governor Parson Must Intervene. aclu.org Corionsa "Khorry" Ramey is the daughter of Kevin Johnson, Jr., who is scheduled to be executed on Nov. 29, 2022 by the state of Missouri. On Nov. 21, 2022, the ACLU My name is Khorry Ramey, I'm currently 19 years o…

____ (2022-11-28). Every Child Has a Right to Realize the Human Potential. transcend.org 20 Nov 2022 – Racism and discrimination against children on the basis of their ethnicity, language and religion remain widespread in many countries. Statement by Yasmine Sherif, Director of 'ECW-Education Cannot Wait'

Julia Conley (2022-11-28). Greta Thunberg joins 630+ young people in landmark climate lawsuit against SwedenÔøº. nationofchange.org "The Swedish state fails to meet the constitutional requirement to promote sustainable development leading to a good environment for present and future generations," said the plaintiffs.

Kevin Gosztola (2022-11-28). Attorney: Plenty To Uncover On CIA-Backed Spying That Violated Privacy Of Assange Visitors. shadowproof.com In August, a lawsuit against the CIA, former CIA director Mike Pompeo, UC Global, and UC Global director David Morales was filed that alleged Americans who visited WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange when he was living in the Ecuador embassy had their privacy rights violated.

Fight Back (2022-11-28). Red Theory: Socialism and the national question. fightbacknews.org The Russian Empire under the Tsar was rightly called a "prisonhouse of nations," because it oppressed, within its borders, whole nations of people. The Bolsheviks saw that it was a principal task of the socialist revolution to dismantle national oppression and support self-determination for the oppressed nations. | The United States is likewise a prisonhouse of nations, where the African American nation in the Black Belt South, the Chicano nation in the Southwest and the Hawaiian nation are all oppressed within the borders of the imperialist U.S. It will be a principal task of the socialist revolution in the U.S…

Peter Koenig (2022-11-28). Open Letter to Switzerland's Leading Newspaper: "A Step Towards Further Oppression and Tyranny". The Media Have an Obligation to Tell The Truth. globalresearch.ca

Peter Koenig (2022-11-28). Open Letter to Zurich's Leading Newspaper: "A Step Towards Further Oppression and Tyranny". The Media Have an Obligation to Tell The Truth. globalresearch.ca

Abdallah al-Naami (2022-11-28). Israel keeps sick prisoners in "slaughterhouse" conditions. electronicintifada.net Alyan al-Amour witnessed enormous cruelty during his time behind bars.

Anonymous103 (2022-11-28). Ukrainian Servicemen Of 80th Brigade Being Punished For Execution Of Russian POWs In Makeevka (Photos, Video 18+). southfront.org Last week, a video published confirmed another war crimesof Ukrainian servicemen against Russian prisoners of war. At least 12 captured…

Brittani Banks (2022-11-28). 10 Suggestions for Lula, New President of Brazil. independentmediainstitute.org Dear President Lula, When I visited you (Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva) in prison on August 30, 2018, in the brief time that the visit lasted, I experienced a whirlwind of ideas and emotions that remain as vivid today as they were then. A short time before, we had been together at the World Social …

Sam Bishop (2022-11-28). Leonard Peltier Supporters Walk Over 1,000 Miles To Demand Freedom For Native American Activist. shadowproof.com Hundreds of supporters of incarcerated Native American rights activist Leonard Peltier rallied at the nation's capital on Sunday to demand President Joe Biden grant clemency to the long-held prisoner. | "He's 78-years-old, he has type 2 diabetes and an abdominal aortic aneurysm that's fatal if it ruptures. He had a stroke where he lost 80 percent of the vision in one of his eyes," Rachel Thunder, one of the organizers for the rally, told Shadowproof. "He should be spending the remainder of his life with his family, not locked up in a cage." | Thunder was one of many Peltier supporters who walked across the cou…

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