2021-07-19: News Headlines

Rainer Shea (2021-07-19). Gaza: a Vision of What Capital & Empire Intend for the Rest of the Globe. orinocotribune.com In this era of decline for U.S. imperialist hegemony and contraction in capital, colonialism increasingly asserts itself through crude and haphazard exercises in profit-driven brutality. Like how the Roman empire during its era of decay

WSWS (2021-07-19). Data breach reveals extensive government spying on journalists and political activists. wsws.org A breach of Israeli spy company NSO Group revealed 50,000 phone numbers, including those belonging to journalists, slated for infection with spyware capable of viewing a target's personal messages and information.

WSWS (2021-07-19). Jean-Luc Mélenchon supports anti-vaccine protest called by French neofascists. wsws.org The call to let the virus spread unimpeded has won support not only among neo-fascist activists, but inside Jean-Luc Mélenchon's Unsubmissive France.

sputniknews (2021-07-19). Private Israeli Spyware Used Against Activists, Journalists Worldwide, Reports Suggest. sputniknews.com MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The software Pegasus, developed by Israel's NSO Group and used by government agencies to track criminals and terrorists, was deployed by state services to hack private phones of activists, journalists, and opposition figures around the world, according to an investigation by The Washington Post and 16 other media outlets.

Anonymous007 (2021-07-19). Israeli Software Company's Spyware Used To Target Hundreds Of Journalists, Activists. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | An Israeli company's spyware was used in attempted and successful hacks of 37 smartphones belonging to journalists, government officials and human rights activists around the world, according to an investigation by 17 media organizations, published on July 18th. | One of the organizations, The Washington Post, said the Pegasus spyware licensed by Israel-based NSO Group also was used to target phones belonging to two women close to Jamal Khashoggi, a Post columnist murdered at a Sa…

Hands Off Yemen, Action Corps, CODEPINK, UAWM (2021-07-19). Friday 7/16: Stop the U.S.-Saudi War on Yemen. indybay.org SF Federal Building, 90 7th Street, San Francisco, CA 94103…

Art Persyko (2021-07-19). Tuesday 7/20: What Can We Do About Voter Suppression & The Threat To Democracy? Activists Respond. indybay.org Zoom link: us02web.zoom.us/j/86273983265; Meeting ID: 862 7398 3265; | call in: 1 669 900 9128, then enter 862 7398 3265 ##…

Chris Slee (2021-07-19). Refugee car convoy case adjourned again. greenleft.org.au The cases of 18 refugee rights activists who participated in a car convoy last year have been adjourned to October 4. Chris Slee reports.

Roger D. Harris (2021-07-18). US Targets Nicaraguan Presidential Election: Former Solidarity Activists Echo Imperial Talking Points. globalresearch.ca

_____ (2021-07-18). 'Pandemic Is Not Over': As Delta Variant Spreads, US Surgeon General 'Worried About What Is to Come'. commondreams.org Pegasus spyware, sold by private Israeli company NSO Group, "is a weapon of choice for repressive governments seeking to silence journalists, attack activists, and crush dissent," said Amnesty International's Agnès Callamard.

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