2019-07-13: Social Media Postees

Embargoes and Other Acts of War
David Rovics | dissidentvoice.org | 2019-07-13
The war between the United States and Japan began with a US-enforced oil embargo against the Japanese Empire. Right now, in the United States, huge detention camps are being constructed for the increasingly criminalized refugee and migrant population, a campaign of government-sponsored domestic terror run by a supposedly temporary, "acting" head of the department created …
dissidentvoice.org/2019/07/embargoes-and-other-acts-of-war/

Urgent Community Town Hall to Address Concerns about Patient Care with Impending Sale of Watsonville Community Hospital
California Nurses Association | indybay.org | 2019-07-13
Registered nurses, doctors, community activists, and residents are holding a town hall Sunday, July 14 to share concerns about patient care and strategize on action as Watsonville Community Hospital is up for sale, announced the California Nurses Association today.
indybay.org/newsitems/2019/07/12/18824639.php

House Passes Bill to Halt US Support for Yemen War, UAE Withdraws Troops
Staff | therealnews.com | 2019-07-13
The war in Yemen could end, if U.S. and United Arab Emirates' support for Saudi Arabia's war in Yemen is truly over. However, the House NDAA bill still faces a major hurdle in the Senate. If those who want US military involvement to end pressure Congress, it can be done, says CodePink's Medea Benjamin…
therealnews.com/stories/house-passes-bill-to-halt-us-support-for-yemen-war-uae-withdraws-troops

Fresno's Radical Past
Mike Rhodes | indybay.org | 2019-07-13
This is an article about the 50 Years of Resistance event held on June 22, 2019 in Fresno. We brought together Anti-War and Draft Resistance activists who were active in Fresno 50 years ago. The photo below shows this young woman being arrested at an antiwar protest at Fresno State, probably on May 23, 1970. This photo is from the Special Collections department at Fresno State.
indybay.org/newsitems/2019/07/12/18824644.php

Remnants of War
Kathy Kelly | commondreams.org | 2019-07-12
Martha, a granddaughter of the Catholic Worker Movement's founder Dorothy Day, is one of seven activists, the "King's Bay Plowshares 7", whose April 4, 2018 action was in accord with their deeply held beliefs that life is sacred, and must not be taken in war. (Photo: Kathy Kelly) | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/views-article/thumbs/kings_bay_plowshares_7.jpg
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Migrants and 'Black Vests' Occupy Historical Monument in Paris
telesurenglish.net | 2019-07-12
About a thousands of migrants and asylum seekers entered Paris's Pantheon Friday and briefly occupied the vaunted memorial complex to demand talks with the prime minister on legalizing their undocumented status, activists said. | RELATED: | Cap. Rackete Sues Minister Salvini for Instigating Hate Crimes | The undocumented migrants, members of the 'Black Vest' collective, taking their name from the anti-government 'Yellow Vests' protesting throughout France since last November, e…
telesurenglish.net/news/Migrants-and-Black-Vests-Occupy-Historical-Monument-in-Paris-20190712-0009.html

Djokovic says 'plant-based' diet helps him to 'recover well' and defeat allergies
The Canary | thecanary.co | 2019-07-12
Tennis player Novak Djokovic puts his good health and swift injury recovery times down to his plant-based diet. | The world number one says: I do eat plant-based. I think that's one of the reasons why I recover well. I don't have allergies that I used to have any more. | And I like it. | Over the course of the championships, activists have repeatedly chalked the words "Novak Djokovic is vegan" on the pavement around Wimbledon station. | But the 32-year-old insists: | I don't like the labels, to be honest. I do eat plant-based (food), for quite a few years already. | But because of the misinterpretations of labels…
thecanary.co/discovery/news-discovery/2019/07/12/djokovic-says-plant-based-diet-helps-him-to-recover-well-and-defeat-allergies/

Know Your Rights: How Immigrant Rights Activists Are Preparing for Looming ICE Deportation Raids
Staff | democracynow.org | 2019-07-12
Immigrant communities across the country and their allies are preparing for nationwide raids by Immigration and Customs Enforcement planned to begin Sunday that will target undocumented members of immigrant families in at least nine major cities. The cities where raids will take place are said to be Atlanta, Baltimore, Chicago, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, New York and San Francisco. New Orleans had been on the list, but the city announced this weekend that ICE was temporarily postponing the raids due to Tropical Storm Barry. We speak with a roundtable of immigrants' rights activists: Adelina Nicholls, th…
www.democracynow.org/2019/7/12/trump_ice_raids_know_your_rights

Puerto Rico: Rossello Refuses to Resign Amid Corruption Scandal
telesurenglish.net | 2019-07-12
Despite mounting corruption allegations and arrests of his cabinet by the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation, Puerto Rican Governor Ricardo Rossello told the press Friday he will not resign. | RELATED: | Puerto Rican Activists Reiterate Independence Call at UN Decolonization Committee | On Wednesday, a pair of ex-senior administration officials were arrested and charged with fraud, allegedly for abusing federal work contracts from the Department of Educatio…
telesurenglish.net/news/Puerto-Rico-Rossello-Refuses-to-Resign-Amid-Corruption-Scandal-20190712-0015.html

Know Your Rights: Immigration Activists Prepare for Looming ICE Raids
Staff | truthout.org | 2019-07-12
Immigrant communities across the country and their allies are preparing for nationwide raids by Immigration and Customs Enforcement planned to begin Sunday that will target undocumented members of immigrant families in at least nine major cities. The cities where raids will take place are said to be Atlanta, Baltimore, Chicago, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, New York and San Francisco. New Orleans had been on the list, but the city announced this weekend that ICE was temporarily postponing the raids due to Tropical Storm Barry. We speak with a roundtable of immigrants' rights activists: Adelina Nicholls,…
truthout.org/video/know-your-rights-immigration-activists-prepare-for-looming-ice-raids/

Restricted View: the British Legacy of Eugenics
Paul Tritschler | counterpunch.org | 2019-07-12
Looking across London's eastern expanse from our staffroom window in the district of E10 — sounds like Eton if you say it fast enough — Sean the sociology lecturer had a sudden urge to blurt out with the crumbs of his Empire biscuit one of those so-called universal truths:…
counterpunch.org/2019/07/12/restricted-view-the-british-legacy-of-eugenics/

Left-wing Israeli activist suffers knife attack due to pro-Palestine views
Bryan Wall | thecanary.co | 2019-07-11
A left-wing Israeli activist has been injured in a knife attack. Jonathan Pollak, a longtime pro-Palestine and Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions ( BDS) activist, was attacked by two people who called him a "leftist asshole". A right-wing Israeli group had previously targeted him for his support of Palestinian rights. | The attack: | In an interview, Polla…
thecanary.co/trending/2019/07/12/left-wing-israeli-activist-suffers-knife-attack-due-to-pro-palestine-views/

Activists Walk "Cease and Desist" Order into Nuclear Weapons Base
Kathy Kelly | dissidentvoice.org | 2019-07-11
Media Advisory/For Immediate Release/July 10, 2019 BàúCHEL, Germany — Eleven international peace activists entered the Bàºchel Air Base southwest of Frankfurt early this morning to deliver what they called a "Treaty Enforcement Order" declaring that the sharing of US nuclear weapons at the base is a "criminal conspiracy to commit war crimes." Upon entering the …
dissidentvoice.org/2019/07/activists-walk-cease-and-desist-order-into-nuclear-weapons-base/

Activists, students protest outside largest ICE prison in California
Cristian Alcaraz | liberationnews.org | 2019-07-11
Demonstrators call for the abolition of ICE, closure of concentration camps.
liberationnews.org/activists-students-protest-outside-largest-ice-prison-in-california/

Assembling the Multitude
Radmilo Bozinovic | dissidentvoice.org | 2019-07-11
Few modern political-economic works have the objective reach and power as Assembly by Michael Hardt and Antonio Negri — the recent coda to their original magnum opus trilogy (Empire — Multitude — Commonwealth) from the millennium's first decade. Perhaps even fewer have the quality that a single sentence — the book's final, at that — …
dissidentvoice.org/2019/07/assembling-the-multitude/

After Finding Refuge in the US, Asylum Seeker Now Fears Deportation
Staff | therealnews.com | 2019-07-11
Home to an estimated 20,000 undocumented immigrants, activists and local officials say they won't comply with ICE raids targeting one million people…
therealnews.com/stories/baltimore-rebukes-trumps-anti-immigrant-agenda

Amid crisis and sanctions, LGBTI activists continue to demand change
Federico Fuentes | mronline.org | 2019-07-10
One of the sectors hardest hit by Venezuela's economic crisis is the nation's LGBTI community. Lacking access to life-saving medicines and denied certain rights, activists say there is still much to be done within the revolution. | Source…
mronline.org/2019/07/10/amid-crisis-and-sanctions-lgbti-activists-continue-to-demand-change/

"Go Forth and Lie" Israel Rolls Out Mandatory Course for Students Travelling Abroad
Miko Peled | mintpressnews.com | 2019-07-09
Israel new course to prepare high school students traveling overseas to be good "ambassadors" includes training on how to combat BDS, claims of apartheid and…
mintpressnews.com/israel-mandatory-course-students-abroad/260240/

DSA/Jacobin/Haymarket-sponsored 'Socialism' conference features US gov-funded regime-change activists
Ben Norton | thegrayzone.com | 2019-07-06
The 2019 Socialism Conference, sponsored by American leftist juggernauts the DSA, Jacobin magazine, and ISO's Haymarket Books, features regime-change activists…
thegrayzone.com/2019/07/06/dsa-jacobin-iso-socialism-conference-us-funded-regime-change/

Statement on Affiliation with the BDS Movement and the Use of the BDS Acronym
FADI | bdsmovement.net | 2019-07-05
Statement on Affiliation with the BDS Movement and the Use of the BDS Acronym : BNC Statement1 July 2019 | January 7, 2019 | By: | | BNC …
bdsmovement.net/news/statement-affiliation-bds-movement-and-use-bds-acronym

Join the Global BDS Week of Action Against HP
ziyaad | bdsmovement.net | 2019-07-05
Join the Global BDS Week of Action Against HP: UpdateFrom July 10th – 15th, groups from across the world are coming together to send a powerful message to HP companies, HP Inc and HP-E, demanding that they stop profiteering from Israel's apartheid, occupation and colonisation. | Boycott HPJuly 5, 2019 | By: | | Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC) …
bdsmovement.net/news/join-global-bds-week-action-against-hp

New report: French Insurer AXA Complicit in Israel's War Crimes
PACBI | bdsmovement.net | 2019-07-05
New report: French Insurer AXA Complicit in Israel's War Crimes: UpdateGlobal coalition demands AXA divest from companies violating Palestinian rights | Economic Boycott Military EmbargoJuly 8, 2019 | By: | | Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC) …
bdsmovement.net/news/new-report-french-insurer-axa-complicit-israel%E2%80%99s-war-crimes

Community members rally after police beat and arrest political activists
San Diego PSL | liberationnews.org | 2019-07-01
Eddie Alvarez and Georgina Mercado will need ongoing court support as they fight for justice in the legal system.
liberationnews.org/community-members-rally-after-police-beat-and-arrest-political-activists/

British Society for Middle Eastern Studies Endorses Palestinian Call to Boycott Complicit Israeli Academic Institutions
PACBI | bdsmovement.net | 2019-06-26
British Society for Middle Eastern Studies Endorses Palestinian Call to Boycott Complicit Israeli Academic Institutions: UpdateIn a historic vote, the British Society for Middle Eastern Studies joins a growing number of academic associations refusing to be complicit in Israel's grave violations of international law. | Academic BoycottJune 24, 2019 | By:…
bdsmovement.net/news/british-society-middle-eastern-studies-endorses-palestinian-call-boycott-complicit-israeli

Milton Nascimento fans urge him to cancel Israel show
SAMIR | bdsmovement.net | 2019-06-20
Milton Nascimento fans urge him to cancel Israel show: UpdateFans attending European tour dates join Palestinian and Brazilian arts organizations in urging star to cancel apartheid Tel Aviv show | Cultural BoycottJune 20, 2019 | By: | | Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) …
bdsmovement.net/news/milton-fans

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