2019-10-07: Social Media Postees

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Two women face 110 years in prison for attempting to sabotage the Dakota Access pipeline
Ruth Milka | nationofchange.org | 2019-10-07
Two Catholic worker activists have been indicted on charges for their efforts to try and stop the Dakota Access pipeline. If found guilty, the women face up to 110 years in prison as well as hundreds of thousands of dollars in fines. | Two years ago Ruby Montoya and Jessica Reznicek confessed to acts of sabotage on the Dakota Access pipeline, including damaging pipeline vale sites using a welding torch. The women claimed that the actions were necessary to protect the rivers and waterways that the pipline's construction threatened. According to The Intercept, the woman reported that they had "no choice but to a…
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Michigan's largest deer processing facility severely damaged in fire
Animal Liberation Press Office | indybay.org | 2019-10-07
Press Office note: There has been no claim by animal liberation activists for this action as of this posting.
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Climate protesters block roads in London and across Europe to demand urgent action
The Canary | thecanary.co | 2019-10-07
Extinction Rebellion activists have blocked major roads in London and other cities across Europe at the beginning of what was billed as a wide-ranging series of protests demanding urgent action to deal with the world's climate crisis.Demonstrators marched through central London as they kicked off two weeks of activities designed to disrupt the city. London police said some 135 climate activists had been arrested.Extinction Rebellion said protesters from the XR Peace group were arrested as they blocked Victoria Embankment, outside the Ministry of Defence.Among those arrested was 81-year-old Sarah Lasenby, a retire…
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With Rikers Island Jail to Close, Activists Fight Against Four New Jails
Staff | therealnews.com | 2019-10-07
Eddie Conway speaks to Brittany Williams and Ngozi Alston from No New Jails NYC about the four new jails planned for construction in New York in 2020, which have $11 billion earmarked for their construction and will be the tallest jails in the world. They say these will continue the legacy of mass incarceration.
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Spanish for Activists
Santa Cruz Indivisible | indybay.org | 2019-10-07
Aptos Public Library | 7695 Soquel Dr, Aptos…
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Climate Activists Block Roads, March in Global Protests
Staff | truthdig.com | 2019-10-07
BERLIN — Activists with the Extinction Rebellion movement blocked major roads across major European cities Monday, kicking off a wide-ranging series of worldwide protests demanding much more urgent action against climate change. | In Berlin, around 1,000 people blocked the Grosser Stern, a traffic circle in the middle of the German capital's Tiergarten park dominated by the landmark Victory Column. That protest began before dawn. | At Monday lunchtime, another 300 people blocked Berlin's central Potsdamer Platz, placing couches, tables, chairs and flowerpots on the road. | Related Articles:


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The New Age of Protest
John Feffer | counterpunch.org | 2019-10-07
Led by young people, climate strikers blocked traffic on two mornings at the end of last month in Washington, DC. On the first day, protestors chained themselves to a boat three blocks from the White House, and 32 activists were arrested. On the second day, activists targeted the EPA and Trump International Hotel. It was…
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69 activists arrested demanding shut down of Bow, New Hampshire coal plant
PSL Southern New Hampshire | liberationnews.org | 2019-10-06
Mass direct actions targets coal plant.
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How the U.S. Military Undermines the American Economy
David Rosen | counterpunch.org | 2019-10-04
On January 17, 1961, President Dwight Eisenhower gave his now-famous farewell address, warning the nation: In the councils of government, we must guard against the acquisition of unwarranted influence, whether sought or unsought, by the military industrial complex. The potential for the disastrous rise of misplaced power exists and will persist. We must never let…
counterpunch.org/2019/10/04/how-the-u-s-…

We Meddle Too: Trump, Empire, and "The National Interest"
Paul Street | counterpunch.org | 2019-10-04
Never underestimate the power of the United States' American Exeptionalist and imperial doctrine. Look at the recent Washington Post revelation regarding wannabe fascist strongman Donald Trump's meeting with Russian ambassador Sergey Lavrov in the White House in 2017. Trump told Lavrov and another high-ranking Russian official that he wasn't concerned about Russia meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election because the United States does the same thing in other countries.
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Dakota Access Pipeline Activists Face 110 Years in Prison, Two Years After Confessing Sabotage
Alleen Brown | theintercept.com | 2019-10-04
Two women who vandalized the Dakota Access pipeline in an effort to halt construction have been indicted on charges that carry up to 110 years in prison and hundreds of thousands of dollars in fines. They are among the harshest penalties environmental activists have faced in the last decade. | Civil liberties lawyers say the charges are in line with industry-inspired scare tactics meant to deter citizens from participating in direct-action protests or acts of sabotage against oil and gas companies. As the deadly impacts of carbon emissions grow ever clearer, the fossil fuel industry has increased pressure on lawm…
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Boston march rejects 'Operation Clean Sweep', attacks on the homeless
Gerry Scoppettuolo | liberationnews.org | 2019-10-04
Steel barricades continue to section off parts of Atkinson Street in Boston's South End, creating a militarized backdrop for the brutal and sustained mass eviction.
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Think or Swim
David Klein | thenation.com | 2019-10-04
Climate change activists demand action from our leaders.
thenation.com/article/think-or-swim/

One Year After Khashoggi's Brutal Murder: Business as Usual?
Medea Benjamin | dissidentvoice.org | 2019-10-03
Heinous. Savage. Ghastly. It's hard to find the words to describe the act of luring journalist Jamal Khashoggi into a Saudi consulate in Istanbul, suffocating him, chopping him up and dissolving his bones. Yet a year later, governments and business people around the world are eager to forgive and forget — or already have. So …
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BDS co-founder Omar Barghouti not granted visa to speak at UK Labour Conference fringe events
patrick | bdsmovement.net | 2019-10-03
BDS co-founder Omar Barghouti not granted visa to speak at UK Labour Conference fringe events: In the NewsPalestinian voices, including Mr. Barghouti, will still be heard at Conference | Right To BoycottSeptember 20, 2019 | By: | | Palestine Solidarity Campaign …
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One Year After the Murder of Jamal Khashoggi: Business as Usual?
Medea Benjamin | mintpressnews.com | 2019-10-02
Who is more evil–the maniacal Saudi crown prince responsible for Khashoggi's murder and the murder of tens of thousands of Yemenis, or the mendacious world leaders and businesspeople who continue to embrace what should be a pariah state?
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Palestinian civil society calls on Egyptian authorities to immediately release activist Ramy Shaath
patrick | bdsmovement.net | 2019-10-02
Palestinian civil society calls on Egyptian authorities to immediately release activist Ramy Shaath: Open Letter30 Palestinian civil society organizations call on the Egyptian authorities to immediately and unconditionally release human rights activist Ramy Shaath, and call on all Palestinian, Arab and international organizations to show solidarity with Ramy's just cause and also…
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Liberation News confronts Boston mayor over police riot vs. anti-fascist protesters
Dru Maxcy | liberationnews.org | 2019-09-30
The violent police repression at the fascist so-called "Straight Pride Parade" — which led to the arrest of 34 counter-protestors and the brutalizing of many more — was only the beginning of a rapidly expanding state-sanctioned attack against left-wing activists and the LGBTQ community in Boston.
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Documents Prove "Creative Community for Peace" is Front for Right-Wing Israel Lobby Group "StandWithUs"
patrick | bdsmovement.net | 2019-09-25
Documents Prove "Creative Community for Peace" is Front for Right-Wing Israel Lobby Group "StandWithUs": UpdateArtists who support justice for all and oppose racism in all forms should be aware of CCFP's deception and steer clear of its lobbying agenda. | Cultural BoycottSeptember 25, 2019 | By: | | Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) …
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Opinion by Legal Scholar Prof. John Dugard on Relations Between University of Cape Town and Israeli Universities
PACBI | bdsmovement.net | 2019-09-24
Opinion by Legal Scholar Prof. John Dugard on Relations Between University of Cape Town and Israeli Universities : AnalysisAs the University of Cape Town weighs refraining from relations with Israeli Universities enabling the gross violation of Palestinian human rights, renowned South African international law scholar Prof. John Dugard finds that UCT "would be acting in accordance with So…
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New Haven activists organize vs. regressive lead safety law, new rezoning, urban development efforts
Maia Leonardo | liberationnews.org | 2019-09-22
Safe housing is a human right!
liberationnews.org/new-haven-activists-o…

Boycott InDnegev Festival 2019
SAMIR | bdsmovement.net | 2019-09-20
Boycott InDnegev Festival 2019: PACBI StatementInDnegev is complicit in Israel's apartheid and ethnic cleansing against Palestinians | Cultural BoycottSeptember 20, 2019 | By: | | Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) …
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Boycott DGTL Tel Aviv Festival 2019
SAMIR | bdsmovement.net | 2019-09-19
Boycott DGTL Tel Aviv Festival 2019: PACBI StatementDGTL Tel Aviv takes place atop the ruins of an ethnically cleansed Palestinian village | Cultural BoycottSeptember 19, 2019 | By: | | Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) …
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Another German Court rules in favor of supporters of BDS Movement
patrick | bdsmovement.net | 2019-09-18
Another German Court rules in favor of supporters of BDS Movement: In the NewsCourt orders City of Bonn to allow Women's Association to participate in festival, ruling their exclusion due to BDS support is "not even remotely justified." | Right To BoycottSeptember 18, 2019 | By: | | The European Legal Support Center …
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Join the Global Climate Strike. Oppose Israel's climate apartheid
patrick | bdsmovement.net | 2019-09-18
Join the Global Climate Strike. Oppose Israel's climate apartheid.: Action AlertTell multinational corporations to stop investing in fossil fuels and in Israel's oppression of the Palestinian people. | Economic BoycottSeptember 19, 2019 | By: | | Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC) …
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