2019-06-08: Social Media Postees

E Harlem street meeting defends abortion rights
Omnia Hegazy | liberationnews.org | 2019-06-08
Activists spoke to women's basic human right to have control over their bodies.
liberationnews.org/e-harlem-street-meeting-defends-abortion-rights/

New Evidence Proves Israel Attacked USS Liberty With Orders to Kill 294 Americans
Aaron Nelson | globalresearch.ca | 2019-06-08
America is commemorating the 52nd anniversary of the Israeli attack on USS Liberty. | This article was first published on November 14, 2014 | Fresh evidence presented in an exclusive Al Jazeera investigation into the Israeli attack on the USS Liberty that …
globalresearch.ca/new-evidence-proves-israel-attacked-uss-liberty-with-orders-to-kill-294-americans/5413807

Socialist Analysis & Discussion – U.S./Israeli Deal & the Palestinian Struggle
Party for Socialism and Liberation | indybay.org | 2019-06-08
2969 Mission St., near 26th St.
indybay.org/newsitems/2019/06/05/18823747.php

Saudi King Calls on 'Despots' to Mecca for Emergency Meeting on Iran
Staff | therealnews.com | 2019-06-07
Prof. As'ad AbuKhalil says Saudis attempts to create a united front against Iran has dismally failed. Summits categorically reject the `deal of the century' by Jared Kushner…
therealnews.com/stories/saudi-king-calls-on-despots-to-mecca-for-emergency-meeting-on-iran

Daily Kos aims for 100K names on anti-Iran War petition to Congress
Mark Gruenberg | peoplesworld.org | 2019-06-07
OAKLAND, Calif.–Daily Kos, a top group blog and Internet forum for grassroots activism, is aiming for 100,000 signatures on a petition to Congress against President Trump's threatened war on Iran. The group will deliver its petitions on June 10. "Let's storm the gates 100,000 strong!" originators Paul Hogarth and Erin Tulley of the Oakland, Calif.-based …
peoplesworld.org/article/daily-kos-aims-for-100k-names-on-anti-iran-war-petition-to-congress/

Union panel discusses 'Right to Strike' campaign
kathy_f | greenleft.org.au | 2019-06-07
About 60 people attended a forum organised by Right to Strike NSW on June 4 where a panel of union activists discussed the struggle for union rights after the re-election of the Scott Morrison Coalition government. | Assistant national secretary of the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) Warren Smith noted the election result meant "the Liberal government will have renewed confidence to attack working-class rights and organisation, with a likely further erosion of industrial protections for workers. | "The assault on the right to exercise class solidarity will increase. Individual contracts and agreements will beco…
greenleft.org.au/content/union-panel-discusses-right-strike-campaign

Activists urge banks not to finance Uganda oil pipeline
CGTN Africa | cgtn.com | 2019-06-07
A group of 30 international and local campaign groups have petitioned two banks to abandon plans to raise funds to build an oil pipeline to export Ugandan oil, saying the project would damage local livelihoods, water resources and wildlife. | The 1,445 km (900 mile) pipeline, which will run from fields in the west of Uganda to Tanzania's Indian Ocean port of Tanga, is vital to developing the East African nation's oil reserves. | South Africa's Standard Bank Group and Japan's Sumito Mitsui Banking Corporation are helping to raise the debt needed to finance the $3.5 billion pipeline. | "We consider this project…
africa.cgtn.com/2019/06/07/activists-urge-banks-not-to-finance-uganda-oil-pipeline/

Meet the animal rights activists facing prison time for rescuing ducks, piglets from factory farms
Amy Goodman | nationofchange.org | 2019-06-07
Nearly 100 animal rights activists were arrested by police in riot gear for carrying out a rescue mission and protest at the Reichardt Duck Farm in Petaluma, California.
nationofchange.org/2019/06/07/meet-the-animal-rights-activists-facing-prison-time-for-rescuing-ducks-piglets-from-factory-farms/

California's Biggest Secret? How Big Oil Dominates Public Discourse to Manipulate and Deceive
Dan Bacher | counterpunch.org | 2019-06-07
This article is based on an Earth Day week presentation that I made at the Events Center at Chabot College in Hayward on April 25 at the invitation of physics professor Nick Alexander. On Earth Day 2019, fifteen activists from the Extinction Rebellion carrying brightly colored signs and banners gathered at 12th and L Streets…
counterpunch.org/2019/06/07/californias-biggest-secret-how-big-oil-dominates-public-discourse-to-manipulate-and-deceive/

Union panel discusses 'Right to Strike' campaign
kathy_f | greenleft.org.au | 2019-06-07
About 60 people attended a forum organised by Right to Strike NSW on June 4 where a panel of union activists discussed the struggle for union rights after the re-election of the Scott Morrison Coalition government. | Assistant national secretary of the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) Warren Smith noted the election result meant "the Liberal government will have renewed confidence to attack working-class rights and organisation, with a likely further erosion of industrial protections for workers. | "The assault on the right to exercise class solidarity will increase. Individual contracts and agreements will beco…
greenleft.org.au/content/union-panel-discusses-right-strike-campaign

Long Island activists expose phony abortion clinic
Kevin Salvatore | liberationnews.org | 2019-06-07
The assault on women's health and women's autonomy is not restricted to the campaign to overturn Roe.
liberationnews.org/long-island-activists-expose-phony-abortion-clinic/

Under Tariff Pressure From the US, Mexico Detains Migrant Activists
Staff | truthout.org | 2019-06-07
Mexico City–Mexican authorities arrested two migrant activists Wednesday on suspicion of human smuggling in connection with the pair's efforts to provide support for Central American migrants traveling to the United States. However, supporters believe the arrests are due to the ongoing dispute between Mexico and the United States over the potential imposition of tariffs on all Mexican goods entering the U.S. | President Donald Trump has threatened to impose a 5 percent tariff on Mexican goods, rising steadily to 25 percent, unless Mexico takes measures to stop migration from Central America through the co…
truthout.org/articles/under-tariff-pressure-from-the-us-mexico-detains-migrant-activists/

California's Biggest Secret? How Big Oil Dominates Public Discourse to Manipulate and Deceive
Dan Bacher | counterpunch.org | 2019-06-07
This article is based on an Earth Day week presentation that I made at the Events Center at Chabot College in Hayward on April 25 at the invitation of physics professor Nick Alexander. On Earth Day 2019, fifteen activists from the Extinction Rebellion carrying brightly colored signs and banners gathered at 12th and L Streets…
counterpunch.org/2019/06/07/californias-biggest-secret-how-big-oil-dominates-public-discourse-to-manipulate-and-deceive/

UK: Police Arrest 4 Teens for Brutal Gay Bashing of 2 Women
telesurenglish.net | 2019-06-07
Police arrested four teenage suspects Friday in an attack on a lesbian couple who were violently attacked on a London bus on May 30 after refusing their perpetrator's request to engage in intimate acts. | RELATED: | Israel's LGBTQ Community Performs Mass Marriage To Protest Anti-Gay Laws | During interviews with the media in England, where the couple lives, and Uruguay, where Geymonat is from, the doctor said she and Chris were traveling that night on the top deck of a…
telesurenglish.net/news/UK-Police-Arrest-4-Teens-for-Brutal-Gay-Bashing-of-2-Women-20190607-0006.html

Argentinian Diplomat Defends Nazis Against 'Historical Records'
telesurenglish.net | 2019-06-07
Argentina's ambassador in Haiti Pedro von Eyken defended the Nazi army in a controversial tweet on May 29, sparking the outrage of the Association of Israeli Associations of Argentina, or DAIA, who demanded that Argentina's Foreign Ministry dismiss him. | RELATED: | Argentina to Bolsonaro: 'Your Hatred Is Not Welcome Here' | The tweet, published on a day celebrating the Argentinian Army, read:…
telesurenglish.net/news/Argentinian-Diplomat-Defends-Nazis-Against-Historical-Records-20190606-0025.html

Facing the Facts: Israel Cannot Escape ICC Jurisdiction
Ramzy Baroud | counterpunch.org | 2019-06-07
The Chief Military Advocate General of the Israeli army, Sharon Afek, and the US Department of Defense General Counsel, Paul Ney, shared a platform at the 'International Conference on the Law of Armed Conflict', which took place in Herzliya, Israel between May 28-30. Their panel witnessed some of the most misconstrued interpretations of international law…
counterpunch.org/2019/06/07/facing-the-facts-israel-cannot-escape-icc-jurisdiction/

Socialist Analysis & Discussion – U.S./Israeli Deal & the Palestinian Struggle
Party for Socialism and Liberation | indybay.org | 2019-06-07
2969 Mission St., near 26th St.
indybay.org/newsitems/2019/06/05/18823747.php

Washington's "Malicious Intent": Trump and Son-in-Law Kushner's "Deliberate" Ignorance of Palestinian History
Rima Najjar | globalresearch.ca | 2019-06-07
When the President of Israel and the Jewish son-in-law of the President of the United States make surprisingly thoughtless statements about Palestine, they show us just how deliberately ignorant of history they are‚Ää–‚Ääand how uncaring they are for …
globalresearch.ca/not-capable-governing-themselves-kushner-final-status-status-quo/5679787

LGBTQ Protest Under Fire from Zionists for Banning Pro-Israel Symbols
Alexander Rubinstein | mintpressnews.com | 2019-06-07
A Washington "Dyke March" is under attack by Zionist groups for its ban on Israel pride flags, which they say represents Israeli nationalism – not Judaism.
mintpressnews.com/lgbtq-dyke-march-protest-fire-zionists-banning-pro-israel-symbols/259065/

Facing the Facts: Israel Cannot Escape ICC Jurisdiction
Ramzy Baroud | counterpunch.org | 2019-06-07
The Chief Military Advocate General of the Israeli army, Sharon Afek, and the US Department of Defense General Counsel, Paul Ney, shared a platform at the 'International Conference on the Law of Armed Conflict', which took place in Herzliya, Israel between May 28-30. Their panel witnessed some of the most misconstrued interpretations of international law…
counterpunch.org/2019/06/07/facing-the-facts-israel-cannot-escape-icc-jurisdiction/

Argentinian Diplomat Defends Nazis Against 'Historical Records'
telesurenglish.net | 2019-06-07
Argentina's ambassador in Haiti Pedro von Eyken defended the Nazi army in a controversial tweet on May 29, sparking the outrage of the Association of Israeli Associations of Argentina, or DAIA, who demanded that Argentina's Foreign Ministry dismiss him. | RELATED: | Argentina to Bolsonaro: 'Your Hatred Is Not Welcome Here' | The tweet, published on a day celebrating the Argentinian Army, read:…
telesurenglish.net/news/Argentinian-Diplomat-Defends-Nazis-Against-Historical-Records-20190606-0025.html

Video: Syrian, Russian Forces Pound Militants in Greater Idlib
South Front | globalresearch.ca | 2019-06-07
ISIS cells have used an IED to blow up a Syrian Army vehicle on the road between Naamer and al-Khirbet in northern Daraa, the ISIS-linked news agency Amaq said on June 4. According to the report, 3 soldiers were killed …
globalresearch.ca/syrian-russian-forces-pound-militants-greater-idlib/5679842

As Suqaylabiyah: The Syrian Christian Town Near Idlib the West Has Never Heard Of
Vanessa Beeley | mintpressnews.com | 2019-06-07
Vanessa Beeley reports from the town of As Suqaylabiyah, Syria – a Christian enclave under attack from Al Qaeda affiliated militants in the nearby Idlib province.
mintpressnews.com/as-suqaylabiyah-syria-christian-town-idlib/259046/

Friday's Daily Brief: electronic hopes and fears, Security Council elections, updates from Libya, Syria, Australia and the Philippines
United Nations | un.org | 2019-06-07
Wrapping up this week, our top stories are: how new technologies are a "vector for hope" and "source of fear", according to UN chief Guterres; new members at the Security Council; the plight of migrants in Libya; war rules violations in Syria; human rights in Australia and the Philippines.
news.un.org/feed/view/en/story/2019/06/1040061

It's Not a US-India "Trade War": Delhi and Washington Are Just Trying to Get a Better Trade Deal
Andrew Korybko | globalresearch.ca | 2019-06-07
Many international observers have misinterpreted Trump's termination of India's membership in the "Generalized System of Preferences" and New Delhi's decision to supposedly go forward with the S-400s despite CAATSA sanctions threats as the beginning of an Indo-American "trade war", but …
globalresearch.ca/its-not-trade-war-india-us-just-trying-get-better-trade-deal/5679897

Venezuela: US sanctions leave millions without water
susan_p | greenleft.org.au | 2019-06-07
Yolimar Contreras lives in Altos de Lidice, a poor barrio on the hillsides of Caracas, with her husband and her young son, in a two-room cinderblock home. | She has lived here for seven years. They used to have running water. At least, fairly often. But not anymore. | Yolimar told RNN: "We haven't had water for three to four months, because we're high up on the hillside." | It has not stopped her from washing the floors, but now in order to get water, they have to carry it up — one 23-litre jug at a time. She is not alone. Water is out across major portions of the neighborhood. | "All week long you see peop…
greenleft.org.au/content/venezuela-us-sanctions-leave-millions-without-water

Will Turkish-American relations actually improve if Ankara gives up S-400?
unitedEditor | uwidata.com | 2019-06-07
Discussions between the United States and Turkey over the purchase of the Russian S-400 missile system have been going on for more than a month. America continues to threaten Turkey with sanctions in the event that it does not immediately refuse to purchase the defense complexes. Will our relations with Washington improve, if Turkey declares …
uwidata.com/3792-will-turkish-american-relations-actually-improve-if-ankara-gives-up-s-400/

Investigations and Monitoring Needed in Response to Sudan Violence
Human Rights Watch | hrw.org | 2019-06-07
Smoke rises behind barricades laid by protesters in the Sudanese capital Khartoum on Wednesday, June 5, 2019. | © 2019 Mohammed Najib via AP | On the heels of Monday's brutal and bloody crackdown on protesters in Khartoum, the African Union (AU) has suspended Sudan's membership and threatened its leaders with sanctions for failing to hand over power to a civilian-led government. The AU's willin…
hrw.org/news/2019/06/07/investigations-and-monitoring-needed-response-sudan-violence

Netfa Freeman on Cuba Sanctions, Reynard Loki on Indigenous Oil Victory
CounterSpin | fair.org | 2019-06-07
Media…
fair.org/home/nefta-freeman-on-cuba-sanctions-reynard-loki-on-indigenous-oil-victory/

US Treasury Department Tightens Sanctions on Venezuela Oil Sector
Ricardo Vaz | venezuelanalysis.com | 2019-06-07
Washington is targeting diluent imports, hurting Venezuela's ability to export oil and produce fuel.
venezuelanalysis.com/news/14527

Bolivian Press Highlights Cuba's Response to U.S. Sanctions
plenglish.com | 2019-06-07
07 de junio de 2019, 08: 59La Paz, Jun 7 (Prensa Latina) Cuba"s strong response to the new restrictions imposed by the U.S. government to tighten the unjust economic, commercial and financial blockade is highlighted this Friday by local media.
www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id…

Angst and Madness at the End of Empire
Kenn Orphan | counterpunch.org | 2019-06-07
"Recent research suggests that human societies will experience disruptions to their basic functioning within less than ten years due to climate stress. Such disruptions include increased levels of malnutrition, starvation, disease, civil conflict and war — and will not avoid affluent nations." — Jem Bendell, professor of sustainability leadership, University of Cumbria, UK…
counterpunch.org/2019/06/07/112236/

Angst and Madness at the End of Empire
Kenn Orphan | counterpunch.org | 2019-06-07
"Recent research suggests that human societies will experience disruptions to their basic functioning within less than ten years due to climate stress. Such disruptions include increased levels of malnutrition, starvation, disease, civil conflict and war — and will not avoid affluent nations." — Jem Bendell, professor of sustainability leadership, University of Cumbria, UK…
counterpunch.org/2019/06/07/112236/

Warnings of More Deadly Attacks on Yemen as Trump Permits Raytheon to Manufacture 'High-Tech Bomb Parts' Inside Saudi Arabia
Jake Johnson, staff writer | commondreams.org | 2019-06-07
"If Saudi Arabia is able to develop an indigenous bomb-making capability, it will undermine U.S. leverage to prevent them from engaging in indiscriminate strikes of the kind it has carried out in Yemen." | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files…
commondreams.org/news/2019/06/07/warnings-more-deadly-attacks-yemen-trump-permits-raytheon-manufacture-high-tech-bomb?cd-origin=rss

For Fourth Year Saudi Barrages Bring Death and Loss to Yemeni Families on Eid
Ahmed Abdulkareem | mintpressnews.com | 2019-06-07
For the fourth consecutive year, Eid al-Fitr has done little to bring quiet to Yemen's war-weary residents. In Hodeida, airstrikes have been replaced with a new norm: snipers, artillery shells, and missiles.
mintpressnews.com/for-fourth-year-saudi-barrages-bring-death-and-loss-to-yemeni-families-on-eid/259079/

Travel to Cuba Falls Victim to John Bolton's Wrath
Medea Benjamin | counterpunch.org | 2019-06-07
John Bolton hates the governments of Venezuela, Cuba and Nicaragua, calling them the "troika of tyranny" and the "three stooges of socialism," and is determined to use his time as National Security Advisor to eliminate the vestiges of socialism in our hemisphere. He has openly stated that the 1823 Monroe Doctrine is "alive and well,"
counterpunch.org/2019/06/07/travel-to-cuba-falls-victim-to-john-boltons-wrath/

The Pentagon's Spoiling for a Fight … But With China, Not Iran
Michael T. Klare | counterpunch.org | 2019-06-06
The recent White House decision to speed the deployment of an aircraft carrier battle group and other military assets to the Persian Gulf has led many in Washington and elsewhere to assume that the U.S. is gearing up for war with Iran. As in the lead-up to the 2003 invasion of Iraq, U.S. officials have…
counterpunch.org/2019/06/06/the-pentagons-spoiling-for-a-fight-but-with-china-not-iran/

The US is Waging a Quiet Scientific War Against Iran
Ivan Kesic | mintpressnews.com | 2019-06-06
Not so long ago, scientists were true diplomats of pacifism, but today they became a favorite target to decelerate the national progress and discourage future generations of scientists.
mintpressnews.com/the-us-is-waging-a-quiet-scientific-war-against-iran/259008/

In Media's Looking Glass, US Doesn't Threaten Iran But Merely Responds to Iranian Threats
Gregory Shupak | fair.org | 2019-06-06
by Gregory Shupak | US leaders have been threatening Iran for years, but US corporate media persistently and wrongly paint US escalations against Iran as defensive countermeasures. | George W. Bush said in 2008 that "all options are on the table" in terms of the policies the US will consider toward Iran, which was a way of saying that the US might militarily attack Iran–even a nuclear first strike would fit under "all." (Oddly, when officials talk about "all options," options that involve killing people seem to be the only kind they have in min…
fair.org/home/in-medias-looking-glass-us-doesnt-threaten-iran-but-merely-responds-to-iranian-threats/

The US is Waging a Quiet Scientific War Against Iran
Ivan Kesic | mintpressnews.com | 2019-06-06
Not so long ago, scientists were true diplomats of pacifism, but today they became a favorite target to decelerate the national progress and discourage future generations of scientists.
mintpressnews.com/the-us-is-waging-a-quiet-scientific-war-against-iran/259008/

Why Trump Now Wants Talks with Iran
Pepe Escobar | globalresearch.ca | 2019-06-06
Unlike Deep Purple's legendary 'Smoke on the Water' — "We all came out to Montreux, on the Lake Geneva shoreline", the 67th Bilderberg group meetings produced no fire and no smoke at the luxurious Fairmont Le Montreux Palace Hotel. | The …
globalresearch.ca/trump-now-wants-talks-iran/5679733

"BOROUGHS UNITED" CAMPAIGN: MAYOR DE BLASIO'S JAILS PLAN CONTRADICTS HIS PROGRESSIVE PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDACY
Special To The Black Star News | blackstarnews.com | 2019-06-06
Mayor Bill de Blasio's is running for president as a "progressive" but Boroughs United activists say his jail building plans are "regressive" | Community advocates from the Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens and Manhattan today announced they have joined forces to launch a new campaign, Boroughs United, to oppose Mayor de Blasio's plan to build four massive new jails in New York City. The campaign also launched a new website: www.DeBlasiosJails.com. | As Mayor de Blasio pitches himself on the national stage as a progressive presidential candidate, this campaign will point ou…
www.blackstarnews.com/ny-watch/politics/…

The GOP's White Supremacy Now Has a Smoking Gun
Sonali Kolhatkar | commondreams.org | 2019-06-06
Immigration activists rally on April 23 outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C. as the justices hear arguments over the Trump administration's plan to ask about citizenship on the 2020 census. (Photo: J. Scott Applewhite / AP) | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files…
commondreams.org/views/2019/06/06/gops-white-supremacy-now-has-smoking-gun?cd-origin=rss

"BOROUGHS UNITED" CAMPAIGN: MAYOR DE BLASIO'S JAILS PLAN CONTRADICTS HIS PROGRESSIVE PRESIDENTIAL MESSAGE
Special To The Black Star News | blackstarnews.com | 2019-06-06
Mayor Bill de Blasio's is running for president as a "progressive" but Boroughs United activists say his jail building plans are "regressive" | Community advocates from the Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens and Manhattan today announced they have joined forces to launch a new campaign, Boroughs United, to oppose Mayor de Blasio's plan to build four massive new jails in New York City. The campaign also launched a new website: www.DeBlasiosJails.com. | As Mayor de Blasio pitches himself on the national stage as a progressive presidential candidate, this campaign will point ou…
www.blackstarnews.com/ny-watch/politics/…

Meet the Animal Rights Activists Facing Prison Time for Rescuing Ducks, Piglets from Factory Farms
MAIL | democracynow.org | 2019-06-06
Nearly 100 animal rights activists were freed today, after being arrested by police in riot gear for carrying out a rescue mission and protest at the Reichardt Duck Farm in Petaluma, California, which they accuse of engaging in animal torture. More than 600 activists with Direct Action Everywhere stormed the slaughterhouse Monday, fanning out in teams to chain themselves together at the entrance, freeing dozens of ducks and in some cases locking themselves by the neck to the slaughter line. Several of the activists made it inside the slaughterhouse, where they began trying to rescue ducks that were hanging upside…
www.democracynow.org/2019/6/6/direct_act…

Public Advocate Williams Joins Demands For Investigation of Linda Fairstein Prosecutor in 1989 "Central Park Five" case
Special To The Black Star News | blackstarnews.com | 2019-06-06
Jumaane D. Williams joined by others demanding accountability in Central Park 5 Prosecution. | Public Advocate Jumaane D. Williams was joined by a coalition of elected officials and activists today to call for Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr., to investigate former assistant district attorney Linda Fairstein's alleged misconduct during the so-called Central Park Five case. The case is drawing new attention following the release of the miniseries "When They See Us," which documents the stories of the young men wrongfully convicted in the rape of Trisha Meili in 1989. | During a press conference out…
www.blackstarnews.com/us-politics/justic…

Meet the Animal Rights Activists Facing Prison Time for Rescuing Ducks, Piglets from Factory Farms
MAIL | democracynow.org | 2019-06-06
Nearly 100 animal rights activists were freed today, after being arrested by police in riot gear for carrying out a rescue mission and protest at the Reichardt Duck Farm in Petaluma, California, which they accuse of engaging in animal torture. More than 600 activists with Direct Action Everywhere stormed the slaughterhouse Monday, fanning out in teams to chain themselves together at the entrance, freeing dozens of ducks and in some cases locking themselves by the neck to the slaughter line. Several of the activists made it inside the slaughterhouse, where they began trying to rescue ducks that were hanging upside…
www.democracynow.org/2019/6/6/direct_act…

Activists Face Prison Time for Rescuing Ducks, Piglets From Factory Farms
Staff | truthout.org | 2019-06-06
Nearly 100 animal rights activists were freed today, after being arrested by police in riot gear for carrying out a rescue mission and protest at the Reichardt Duck Farm in Petaluma, California, which they accuse of engaging in animal torture. More than 600 activists with Direct Action Everywhere stormed the slaughterhouse Monday, fanning out in teams to chain themselves together at the entrance, freeing dozens of ducks and in some cases locking themselves by the neck to the slaughter line. Several of the activists made it inside the slaughterhouse, where they began trying to rescue ducks that were hanging ups…
truthout.org/video/activists-face-prison-time-for-rescuing-ducks-piglets-from-factory-farms/

Nine ways scientists can support a people's Green New Deal
Eds. | mronline.org | 2019-06-06
In late 2018, the Green New Deal (GND) vaulted into the center of U.S. politics thanks to Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) and the young activists of the Sunrise Movement. Since then, the GND has become one of the most hotly debated issues in mainstream politics and has helped inspire an upsurge in climate justice activism […] | Source…
mronline.org/2019/06/06/nine-ways-scientists-can-support-a-peoples-green-new-deal/

Hundreds of Animal Rights Activists Descend on Slaughterhouse, Locking Necks to Slaughter Line
DXE | indybay.org | 2019-06-06
Over 600 activists with the animal rights network Direct Action Everywhere (DxE) are marching to a massive duck slaughterhouse (facebook live video), with dozens planning to lock their necks to the slaughterhouse shackles and other machinery.
indybay.org/newsitems/2019/06/03/18823714.php

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