(2021-07-10). Activists keep fighting for justice after killer cop relieved of police powers in Chicago. liberationnews.org Despite Chicago's Civilian Office of Police Accountability recommending that Solano be relieved of his police powers pending investigation, the Chicago Police Department did not take action until June 28.
(2021-07-10). Spare Us An Afghan Threequel, Joe! popularresistance.org It's the most powerful, influential, and wealthy Washingtonian war-hawks who make up the most vocal minority. It is these cats — controlling the most communication mediums with the most reach — that are trying their darnedest to pull Biden back in. Leading the loud charge with the well-wornest of debunked stay-the-course arguments are, of course, the obvious lunatics — lawmakers of the classical warmongering Republican variety.
(2021-07-09). As Rich Nations Refuse to Share Vaccines, Africa Suffers 'Most Dire Pandemic Week'. commondreams.org However, some noted that not all U.S. troops are leaving, and CodePink addressed Biden's remarks on China with a warning: "Don't let the end of one war be the start of another one!"
(2021-07-09). As Texas Pushes "Worst Voter Suppression Bill in the Country," Activists Call on Biden to Do More. democracynow.org As President Joe Biden met with civil rights groups this week to discuss how to fight voter suppression efforts, Texas lawmakers followed other battleground states controlled by Republicans with a new push to overhaul the state's election laws. New restrictions would include a ban on drive-thru voting and 24-hour or late-night voting options, and election officials could be penalized for sending out unsolicited absentee applications. The measures would also impose stringent signature-matching requirements and increase the power of partisan poll observers, which can result in intimidation. "This would make it the…
(2021-07-09). A Caravan of Cuban Americans Are Marching 1,300 Miles to Transform U.S.-Cuba Policy. progressive.org To gain support against the U.S. blockade of Cuba, the group—led by a charismatic high school teacher—is trekking from Miami to Washington, D.C.
(2021-07-09). How One Cuban Is Leading the Charge to Transform U.S.-Cuba Policy. towardfreedom.org Carlos Lazo and a small band of Cubans are on a 1,300-mile pilgrimage from Miami to Washington, D.C., to end the U.S. blockade of Cuba.
(2021-07-09). Carlos Lazo: The Cuban American Leading the Charge to Transform U.S.-Cuba Policy. counterpunch.org Carlos Lazo and a small band of Cuban Americans are on a 1,300-mile pilgrimage from Miami to Washington, D.C., to end the U.S. blockade of Cuba. Despite the blistering summer heat and occasional death threats (including a trucker who tried to run them off the road), the marchers persist. Lazo's group is called Puentes de
(2021-07-09). San Diego activists host alternative to July 4 celebrations. liberationnews.org Despite being organized on a nationalist holiday in a city with seven military bases where one out of 10 residents works for the military, the march was very well-received by the community…
(2021-07-09). Alabama coal miners: Solidarity forever! workers.org Members of the United Mine Workers (UMWA) Local 2245, in Brookwood, Ala., entered the fourth month of their strike against global coal company Warrior Met July 1. That day they were joined by local activists from federal workers' union American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE), who came to show solidarity . . . |
(2021-07-09). Texas Pushes "Worst Voter Suppression Bill" as Activists Demand Urgent Action. truthout.org Image Credit: Twitter: @unitehere23 | As President Joe Biden met with civil rights groups this week to discuss how to fight voter suppression efforts, Texas lawmakers followed other battleground states controlled by Republicans with a new push to overhaul the state's election laws. New restrictions would include a ban on drive-thru voting and 24-hour or late-night voting options, and election officials could be penalized for sending out unsolicited absentee applications. The measures would also i…
(2021-07-09). Palestinian Authority doubles down on violent crackdown. electronicintifada.net Prominent activists among PA detainees.
(2021-07-09). Activists win positions in NSW Public Service Union. greenleft.org.au The Members Coalition team in the NSW Public Service Association has won more leadership positions on the union's federal body, the Community Public Sector Union, reports Kerry Smith.
(2021-07-09). Critical Race Theory debacle signals the collapse of the American empire. mronline.org Whatever the strengths and limitations of Critical Race Theory, the debate over its usefulness to establishment circles is indicative of the American Empire's rapid decline | July 9, 2021 | Newswire…
(2021-07-09). In defense of the American Empire (gasp!). nationofchange.org While the U.S. has abused its hegemonic powers, it has also been possibly the most benevolent empire in history.
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