Daily Archives: September 28, 2018

2018-09-28: News Headlines

Ted Rall (2018-09-28). Why Do We Tolerate Kavanaugh's Complicity With Torture? counterpunch.org What is wrong with us? Specifically: what is wrong with liberal Democrats? Liberal Democrats are out to get Brett Kavanaugh. They are right to be; he is dangerous. Confirming Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court would lock in a right-wing majority for a generation. Abortion rights would be imperiled, true, but his rulings would also impact More

aclu (2018-09-27). The Government Dropped the Ball on U.S. Torture Accountability. Citizens Picked It Up. aclu.org A new report shows the North Carolina government's complicity with the CIA torture program and urges a state investigation. | Sheer stubbornness is required of us when our government violates the law and refuses to recognize it. | Seeking justice for the U.S. torture program of the post-9/11 period has required a lot of stubbornness. In North Carolina, a 12-year quest has led to a new report, "Torture Flights: North Carolina's Role in the CIA Rendition and Torture Program." | The report was released Thursday by the nongovernmental Human Rights Watch (2018-09-27). Iran: Targeting Of Dual Citizens, Foreigners. iranian.com Iran's security apparatus has escalated its targeting of Iranian dual citizens and foreign nationals whom they perceive to have links with Western academic, economic, and cultural institutions, Human Rights Watch said today. Human Rights Watch has documented and reviewed the cases of 14 dual or foreign nationals whom Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps' (IRGC) Intelligence Organization […]

wsws (2018-09-27). Chilean president praises armed forces amid new convictions of military assassins. wsws.org Piñera's independence day statement came as cases of military assassins and torturers are still being decided by Chile's courts.

wsws (2018-09-27). The fight to drive out the right-wing from the Labour Party and the struggle for socialism. wsws.org The Socialist Equality Party and the International Youth and Students for Social Equality are holding a series of meetings explaining the political issues posed by the campaign against Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn by the Blairite right in alliance with the Tory government and intelligence agencies. The meetings will discuss the call by the SEP for Labour members and supporters to drive out the right-wing and why Corbyn is opposed to this elementary task.

RT (2018-09-25). Amnesty International wants Kavanaugh vetting process halted over alleged role in post-9/11 torture. rt.com The US branch of Amnesty International has dived into the heated debate on whether US Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is morally fit for the office, calling for his role in the post-9/11 torture program to be highlighted.

Micah Uetricht (2018-09-25). Accused Torturer Jon Burge Died Last Week, but His Legacy of Brutal, Racist Policing Lives on in Chicago. theintercept.com Jon Burge's torture was a particularly morbid symptom of a much larger problem of racism and brutality among Chicago cops.

RT (2018-09-25). Chinese national arrested in US for allegedly acting as agent of Beijing. rt.com In a move likely to hit relations already soured by a bitter trade war and election interference accusations, the US has now arrested a Chinese national it accuses of working as an unregistered foreign agent.

2018-09-28: Social Media Postees

Why Do We Tolerate Kavanaugh's Complicity With Torture?
Ted Rall | counterpunch.org | 2018-09-28
What is wrong with us? Specifically: what is wrong with liberal Democrats? Liberal Democrats are out to get Brett Kavanaugh. They are right to be; he is dangerous. Confirming Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court would lock in a right-wing majority for a generation. Abortion rights would be imperiled, true, but his rulings would also impact…
counterpunch.org/2018/09/28/why-do-we-to…

Chilean president praises armed forces amid new convictions of military assassins
wsws | wsws.org | 2018-09-27
Piñera's independence day statement came as cases of military assassins and torturers are still being decided by Chile's courts.
www.wsws.org/en/articles/2018/09/27/chil…

The fight to drive out the right-wing from the Labour Party and the struggle for socialism
wsws | wsws.org | 2018-09-27
The Socialist Equality Party and the International Youth and Students for Social Equality are holding a series of meetings explaining the political issues posed by the campaign against Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn by the Blairite right in alliance with the Tory government and intelligence agencies. The meetings will discuss the call by the SEP for Labour members and supporters to drive out the right-wing and why Corbyn is opposed to this elementary task.
www.wsws.org/en/articles/2018/09/27/meet…

Amnesty International wants Kavanaugh vetting process halted over alleged role in post-9/11 torture
RT | rt.com | 2018-09-25
The US branch of Amnesty International has dived into the heated debate on whether US Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is morally fit for the office, calling for his role in the post-9/11 torture program to be highlighted.
rt.com/usa/439270-kavanaugh-amnesty-tort…

Accused Torturer Jon Burge Died Last Week, but His Legacy of Brutal, Racist Policing Lives on in Chicago
Micah Uetricht | theintercept.com | 2018-09-25
Jon Burge's torture was a particularly morbid symptom of a much larger problem of racism and brutality among Chicago cops. | The post Accused Torturer Jon Burge Died Last Week, but His Legacy of Brutal, Racist Policing Lives on in Chicago appeared first on The Intercept.
theintercept.com/2018/09/25/jon-burge-ch…

Chinese national arrested in US for allegedly acting as agent of Beijing
RT | rt.com | 2018-09-25
In a move likely to hit relations already soured by a bitter trade war and election interference accusations, the US has now arrested a Chinese national it accuses of working as an unregistered foreign agent.
rt.com/usa/439413-china-governemnt-agent…

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