2019-11-09: Social Media Postees

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Neoliberalism's Children Rise Up to Demand Justice in Chile and the World
Medea Benjamin, Nicolas J. S. Davies | counterpunch.org | 2019-11-08
Uprisings against the corrupt, generation-long dominance of neoliberal "center-right" and "center-left" governments that benefit the wealthy and multinational corporations at the expense of working people are sweeping country after country all over the world. In this Autumn of Discontent, people from Chile, Haiti and Honduras to Iraq, Egypt and Lebanon are rising up against neoliberalism,…
counterpunch.org/2019/11/08/neoliberalis…

Microsoft Should Not Fund Israeli Spying on Palestinians
Ramzy Baroud | counterpunch.org | 2019-11-08
The act of Palestinian activists covering their faces during anti-Israeli occupation rallies is an old practice that spans decades. The masking of the face, often by Kufyias — traditional Palestinian scarves that grew to symbolize Palestinian resistance — is far from being a fashion statement. Instead, it is a survival technique, without it, activists are…
counterpunch.org/2019/11/08/microsoft-sh…

Catalan Leader Will Not Participate in Sunday's Elections
telesurenglish.net | 2019-11-08
Spain's Central Electoral Board (JEC) on Friday dismissed the possibility that Oriol Junqueras, a Catalan pro-independence leader, can stand as a candidate for Sunday's election as he had requested. | RELATED: | Thousands of Catalan Activists Protest Spain's Royal Visit | The JEC supported its decision on the grounds that Catalonia's former Vice-President i…
telesurenglish.net/news/Catalan-Leader-W…

Microsoft Should Not Fund Israeli Spying on Palestinians
Ramzy Baroud | dissidentvoice.org | 2019-11-07
The act of Palestinian activists covering their faces during anti-Israeli occupation rallies is an old practice that spans decades. The masking of the face, often by Kufyias — traditional Palestinian scarves that grew to symbolize Palestinian resistance — is far from being a fashion statement. Instead, it is a survival technique. Without it, activists are …
dissidentvoice.org/2019/11/microsoft-sho…

The empire, Trump and intra-ruling class conflict
Eds. | mronline.org | 2019-11-07
Over the past few months President Trump has unilaterally by Tweet and telephone begun to dismantle the U.S. military's involvement in the Middle East. The irony is amazing, because in a general overarching narrative sense, this is what the marginalized antiwar movement has been trying to do for decades.(1) Prof. Harry Targ, in his important […] | Source…
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FRSO condemns wave of repression against trade unionists, progressive activists in Philippines
Fight Back | fightbacknews.org | 2019-11-06
Freedom Road Socialist Organization stands in opposition to the wave of political repression that is being unleashed in the Philippines. The U.S.-backed regime of President Duterte has carried out a series of raids on homes and offices, jailing more than 60 participants in the progressive and national democratic movement. | According to reports, among those arrested in the raids were 40 members of the militant labor movement Kilusang Mayo Uno (KMU)/May First Movement. Leaders of the KMU have toured the U.S. in the past, speaking of their struggle for justice and a better way of life. They need our solidarity now.
fightbacknews.org/2019/11/6/frso-condemn…

NYC: Subway protest vs. cop brutality
Workers World staff | workers.org | 2019-11-06
Over 1,000 militant activists streamed into main streets in downtown Brooklyn on Nov. 1 to protest recent police attacks on people of color and young people. A few days before, a video went viral that exposed New York Police Department cops attacking a group of teenagers at a Brooklyn subway . . . | Continue reading NYC: Subway protest vs. cop brutality at Workers.org
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Gaza Championship Football Team Urges Argentina and Uruguay National Teams to Cancel "Friendly" Match in Apartheid Israel
PACBI | bdsmovement.net | 2019-11-05
Gaza Championship Football Team Urges Argentina and Uruguay National Teams to Cancel "Friendly" Match in Apartheid Israel: Open LetterIn an open letter, Khadamat Rafah, the top Gaza League football team, urges Argentina and Uruguay national teams to cancel "friendly" match in apartheid Tel Aviv. Israel denied Khadamat Rafah permits to travel to the 2019 Palestine Cup, causing the finals…
bdsmovement.net/news/gaza-championship-f…

NYC protest demands release of activists, union members jailed in Philippines
Fight Back | fightbacknews.org | 2019-11-05
New York, NY – Several dozen organizers and community members gathered outside the Philippine Consulate on 5th Avenue, November 4, to demand that the government of the Philippines release the 62 organizers of legal, mass organizations who were arrested Negros and Metro Manila. | The emergency rally was called as the Duterte Regime amped up its repression. On October 26, the military dropped 500-pound bombs on Samar Island to further crackdown on organizing. This was followed by raids on the regional offices of GABRIELA, BAYAN MUNA, and the National Federation of Sugar Workers on October 31. During these raids, 60…
fightbacknews.org/2019/11/5/nyc-protest-…

Remembering the Greensboro Massacre of 1979, When KKK & Nazis Killed 5 People in Broad Daylight
Staff | democracynow.org | 2019-11-04
Hundreds gathered this weekend to mark the 40th anniversary of the Greensboro massacre, when 40 Ku Klux Klansmen and American Nazis opened fire on an anti-Klan demonstration in Greensboro, North Carolina, killing five anti-racist activists in a span of 88 seconds. Those killed were members of the Communist Workers' Party. Ten other activists were injured. No one was convicted in the massacre, but a jury did find the Greensboro police liable for cooperating with the Ku Klux Klan in a wrongful death. Local pastors in Greensboro are now calling on the City Council to issue an apology for the events that led to the 1…
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Tell Argentina and Uruguay: There's Nothing Friendly About Israeli Apartheid
PACBI | bdsmovement.net | 2019-11-02
Tell Argentina and Uruguay: There's Nothing Friendly About Israeli Apartheid: Action AlertUrge Argentina and Uruguay national football teams to stand with Palestinian footballers and cancel the "friendly" match in apartheid Israel. Red Card IsraelNovember 2, 2019 | By: | | Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) …
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Condemn mass arrest and Duterte regime's heightened fascist drive
Fight Back | fightbacknews.org | 2019-11-02
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following Nov. 2 statement from the Communist Party of the Philippines. | The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) condemns in the strongest terms the mass arrest of activist workers, peasants, women, and media practitioners over the past few days in Bacolod, Escalante and Manila. Police arrested and detained more than 60 people belonging to various sectoral organizations. More than five children were also accosted. | The CPP condemns the statement issued by Malacañang which makes the patently false claim that the arrested activists in Bacolod City were members of th…
fightbacknews.org/2019/11/2/condemn-mass…

Venezuelan Leftist Parties and Unions Stage Protest, Demand Gov't Answers
Ricardo Vaz | venezuelanalysis.com | 2019-11-01
Dozens of activists demanded better wages and respect for collective bargaining rights.
venezuelanalysis.com/news/14714

How Soldiers Brought a Halt to the U.S. War Machine
Roger Bybee | progressive.org | 2019-10-29
Opposition to the Vietnam war burst into a wide range of activism, including wearing anti-war buttons while in uniform, petitions and demonstrations, guerrilla theater, staging hearings about war crimes, and throwing away the medals they earned.
progressive.org/dispatches/soldiers-brou…

Do You Own Puma Sportswear? Join #RebrandPuma!
PACBI | bdsmovement.net | 2019-10-25
Do You Own Puma Sportswear? Join #RebrandPuma! : Action AlertIf you purchased Puma gear before the company decided to support Israel's illegal settlements on stolen Palestinian land, rebrand it by writing "Boycott" over the logo! | Red Card Israel Boycott PumaOctober 25, 2019 | By: | | Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) …
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Protests planned in 20 countries against PUMA's support for illegal Israeli settlements
PACBI | bdsmovement.net | 2019-10-25
Protests planned in 20 countries against PUMA's support for illegal Israeli settlements: UpdateActions in more than 50 locations are planned as part of a coordinated initiative to protest PUMA's sponsorship of the Israel Football Association (IFA), which includes football teams in illegal Israeli settlements. | Red Card Israel Boycott PumaOctober 26…
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Palestinian BDS National Committee's responses to UN Special Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
patrick | bdsmovement.net | 2019-10-17
Palestinian BDS National Committee's responses to UN Special Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief: In the NewsThe BDS movement does not tolerate any act or discourse which adopts or promotes, among others, anti-Black racism, anti-Arab racism, Islamophobia, anti-Semitism, sexism, xenophobia, or homophobia. | Right To BoycottJuly 15, 20…
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