2020-02-14: Social Media Postees

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Can the World's "Second Superpower" (Public Opinion) Rise from the Ashes of Twenty Years of War?
Medea Benjamin | globalresearch.ca | 2020-02-14
February 15 marks the day, 17 years ago, when global demonstrations against the pending Iraq invasion were so massive that the New York Times called world public opinion "the second superpower." But the U.S. ignored it and invaded Iraq anyway. …
globalresearch.ca/can-world-second-superpower-rise-ashes-twenty-years-war/5703641

Can the World's Second Superpower Rise From the Ashes of Twenty Years of War?
Medea Benjamin | zcomm.org | 2020-02-14
The peace movement's small victories demonstrate that we have more power to challenge U.S. militarism than most Americans realize…
zcomm.org/znetarticle/can-the-worlds-sec…

Anti-BDS laws are meant to censor & control speech, journalist Abby Martin tells RT after suing Georgia govt over cancelled talk
rt.com | 2020-02-14
Barred from speaking at a public university over her refusal to sign a pledge of allegiance to Israel, journalist Abby Martin is now suing the state of Georgia, arguing its anti-BDS legislation sets fire to the First Amendment. | Slated to give a keynote talk at a media literacy conference at Georgia Southern University later this month, Martin was asked to sign what amounts to a loyalty oath to the State of Israel, mandated under a 2016 Georgia law barring the government from hiring contractors who boycott Israeli products or associate with the global Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement. Martin t…
rt.com/usa/480806-abby-martin-georgia-bd…

Anti-BDS laws are meant to censor & control speech, journalist Abby Martin tells RT after suing Georgia govt over cancelled talk
rt.com | 2020-02-14
Barred from speaking at a public university over her refusal to sign a pledge of allegiance to Israel, journalist Abby Martin is now suing the state of Georgia, arguing its anti-BDS legislation sets fire to the First Amendment. | Slated to give a keynote talk at a media literacy conference at Georgia Southern University later this month, Martin was asked to sign what amounts to a loyalty oath to the State of Israel, mandated under a 2016 Georgia law barring the government from hiring contractors who boycott Israeli products or associate with the global Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement. Martin t…
rt.com/usa/480806-abby-martin-georgia-bd…

Solidarity activists report on visit to Venezuela
Fred_F | greenleft.org.au | 2020-02-14
international solidarity Chris SleeIssue 1253 Australia Venezuela MelbourneFebruary 14, 2020Three solidarity activists who recently returned from Venezuela addressed a meeting organised by the Ve…
greenleft.org.au/content/solidarity-activists-report-visit-venezuela

Can the World's Second Superpower Rise From the Ashes of Twenty Years of War?
Medea Benjamin, Nicolas J S Davies | commondreams.org | 2020-02-13
The U.S. war machine demonstrated total disdain for its upstart rival, and unleashed an illegal war based on lies that has now raged on through many phases of violence and chaos for 17 years. (Photo: via EuroYankee) | …
commondreams.org/views/2020/02/13/can-wo…

Can the World's Second Superpower Rise From the Ashes of Twenty Years of War
Medea Benjamin | mintpressnews.com | 2020-02-13
While our government's war propaganda has convinced many Americans that we are powerless to stop its catastrophic wars, it has failed to convince most Americans that we are wrong to want to.
mintpressnews.com/can-public-opinion-ris…

Can the World's Second Superpower Rise From the Ashes of Twenty Years of War
Medea Benjamin | mintpressnews.com | 2020-02-13
While our government's war propaganda has convinced many Americans that we are powerless to stop its catastrophic wars, it has failed to convince most Americans that we are wrong to want to.
mintpressnews.com/can-public-opinion-ris…

TODAY: 50+ Campus Actions Demand Fossil Fuel Divestment, Climate Action
commondreams.org | 2020-02-13
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Sanders and AOC's Fracking Ban Angers Centrists and Their Fossil Fuel Backers
Staff | truthout.org | 2020-02-13
House Democrats have finally unveiled a flurry of climate bills aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions, but activists say only one proposal represents the "gold standard" for tackling the climate crisis: Legislation introduced by Sen. Bernie Sanders and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez that would ban fracking nationwide. While none of these bills are likely to become law under President Trump, together they form the contours of a fierce debate among Democrats and environmentalists over the f…
truthout.org/articles/sanders-and-aocs-f…

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.
mintpressnews.com/a-case-for-not-giving-…

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…

Jussie Smollett indicted in Chicago on multiple counts in relation to 2019 hoax attack
rt.com | 2020-02-11
Actor Jussie Smollett has been indicted on several counts, stemming from him falsely claiming to be the victim of a racist and homophobic attack. He was previously charged over the hoax, only to see the charges dropped. | The charges against the former 'Empire' star were filed by special prosecutor Dan Webb and confirmed by the Cook County Clerk's Office on Tuesday. Smollett was indicted on six counts, including disorderly conduct, all related to lying to law enforcement or filing false police reports. | "A Cook County grand jury returned a six-count indictment charging Jussie Smollett with making four separat…
rt.com/usa/480620-smollett-indicted-hoax…

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."

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

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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