2020-02-11: Social Media Postees

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MLB to Cancel Roger Waters' Tour Promotions Over BDS Support
telesurenglish.net | 2020-02-11
Major League Baseball (MLB) has made the decision to stop promoting Roger Waters' tour due to his ongoing support for the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement, the Associated Press reported on Sunday. | RELATED: | Palestinians Benefit From China-Funded Desalination Plants | The MLB, which was sponsoring ticket pre-sales for Waters' "This is Not a Drill" tour, made the decision to halt its promotion following criticisms from Jewish advocacy groups, the report said. | A…
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We're All in This Together: A Case for Not Giving Up on the American Dream
John Whitehead | mintpressnews.com | 2020-02-11
America has been a warring nation–a military empire intent on occupation and conquest–for so long that perhaps we, the citizens of this warring nation, have forgotten what it means to live in peace, with the world and one another.
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Buttigieg Campaign Aggressively Targeting Progressive Activists, Media
Whitney Webb | mintpressnews.com | 2020-02-11
Between efforts to censor information critical of Buttigieg on social media and harass independent media outlets and their reporters at his rallies, it appears that a concerted effort is underway to control the narrative around the DNC primaries…
mintpressnews.com/buttigieg-campaign-agg…

In Our American Empire, "Never Give a Sucker an Even Break…"
Philip A Farruggio | globalresearch.ca | 2020-02-11
Kudos to the 1941 W.C. Fields comedy film "Never Give a Sucker an Even Break" for the inspiration. Well, this certainly does fit with what is transpiring now in our American Empire. | This writer lives in an area I have …
globalresearch.ca/never-give-sucker/5703328

So Long, Farewell: US Air Force Looks to Retire 44 A-10 Warthogs
sputniknews.com | 2020-02-11
The US Air Force's fiscal year 2021 budget has revealed that the service is set to retire 44 of its A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft, a slew of attack planes that had previously been designated for divestment the year prior.
sputniknews.com/military/202002111078289…

'Total Farce': Trial of Venezuelan Embassy Protection Collective Activists Begins
sputniknews.com | 2020-02-11
The trial began Tuesday of four Embassy Protection Collective activists arrested last May for defending Venezuela's Washington, DC, embassy from opposition seizure. A Sputnik journalist reported the opposition, which continues to harass activists, has let the facility fall into disrepair as Juan Guaido's coup movement continues to stall.
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Journalist Abby Martin Sues State of Georgia Over Law Requiring Pledge of Allegiance to Israel
Alan Macleod | mintpressnews.com | 2020-02-10
"This censorship of my talk based on forced compliance to anti-BDS laws in Georgia is just one level of a nationwide campaign to protect Israel from grassroots pressure."

Youth Climate Activists Occupy BlackRock in Paris, 17 Arrested
telesurenglish.net | 2020-02-10
About a hundred of climate activists invaded United States asset manager BlackRock's office in central Paris Monday, calling for the fund to pull out of fossil fuel investments. | RELATED: | Argentina's Antarctic Base Records Hottest Temperature Ever | Green activists ‚Äã‚Äã‚Äã‚Äã‚Äã‚Äãmanaged to enter the building and to reach the fourth floor – mostly students from high…
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Climate Change and Rebellion: an interview with John Molyneux
Leo Zeilig | mronline.org | 2020-02-10
In an interview with the socialist writer and activist, John Molyneux, ROAPE's Leo Zeilig asks him about climate change, capitalism and socialist transformation. In an important initiative John has recently founded the Global Ecosocialist Network (GEN) which brings together activists and researchers from across the Global North and South. | Source…
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Colombia: 39 Social Leaders, 7 Ex-Farc Members Murdered In 2020
telesurenglish.net | 2020-02-10
The number of social leaders and former members of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) murdered in Colombia has reached 46 people following the Feb. 8 death of Efren Ospina Velazquez, one of the most recognized community leaders driving the illicit crop substitution program. | RELATED: | Colombia: Paramilitary Black Eagles Threaten Social Activists | Ospina was at his farm in the municipality of Tibu when two hitmen arrived on Saturday night and shot him several tim…
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Activists oppose Trump's 'deal' on Palestine
pip.hinman | greenleft.org.au | 2020-02-10
justice Jim McIlroyIssue 1253 Australia Palestine & Israel Trump deal SydneyFebruary 10, 2020Supporters of justice for Palestine made their v…
greenleft.org.au/content/activists-oppose-trump-deal-palestine

Thousands protest in Morocco against Donald Trump's plans for the Middle East
The Canary | thecanary.co | 2020-02-09
Thousands of people have marched in Morocco's capital to protest against US President Donald Trump's so-called peace plan for the Middle East.Demonstrators also oppose what they see as the Moroccan Government's lenient position toward it.Political leaders from Islamists to left-wing figures took part in the march through Rabat alongside union members, activists and members of civil society groups.Women chant slogans during the demonstration in Rabat (Mosa'ab Elshamy/AP)Palestinian flags and chants animated the scene as protesters criticised the Trump-led initiative.The marchers also expressed frustration with Mor…
thecanary.co/global/world-news/2020/02/09/thousands-protest-in-morocco-against-donald-trumps-plans-for-the-middle-east/

Indigenous activists opposing pipeline project attacked, arrested by Canadian police
Fight Back | fightbacknews.org | 2020-02-07
Milwaukee, WI – In the early morning hours of February 6, officers from the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) invaded territory belonging to the peoples of the Wet'suwet'en Nation, attacking indigenous activists and supporters who are actively opposing a pipeline project that will cut across Wet'suwet'en land. At least six land protectors were arrested and several others, including members of the media on the scene, were detained and removed from Wet'suwet'en territory by the RCMP. | This escalation is only the most recent incident in a conflict which began back in 2018 but whose true origins extend back to wh…
www.fightbacknews.org/2020/2/7/indigenou…

Embassy Protection Collective: "We Are Not the Ones Who Violated the Law"
Venezuela Analysis | theantimedia.com | 2020-02-06
In this exclusive interview, VA talks to the activists who defended the Venezuelan Embassy in Washington DC ahead of their trial.

Embassy Protection Collective: "We Are Not the Ones Who Violated the Law"

Why aren't Americans rising up like the people of Chile and Lebanon?
Medea Benjamin | zcomm.org | 2020-02-02
The tinder for a revolutionary movement is everywhere…
zcomm.org/zmagazine/why-arent-americans-…

Animated by Conspiracy Theories, Far-Right Extremists Seize Opportunity to Rally Around Guns in Virginia
splcenter.org | 2020-01-23
Far-right extremists

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