2019-10-28: Social Media Postees

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The Social State inthe Age of Global Capitalism
Michael Kratke and Elmar Altvater | indybay.org | 2019-10-28
Welcome to techno-corporate feudalism-where the richest three Americans have more wealth than 160 million, where the wealthiest 86 have more wealth than 3.6 billion (acc. to Oxfam), where the foul-mouthed authoritarian cancelled free school lunches for 1 million children, where the average US workers only earns 12% more than in 1964 and where market distortions rule.

The murder of Baghdadi and Washington's crisis in the Middle East
wsws.org | 2019-10-28
The targeted assassination of the ISIS leader was politically timed to deflect criticism within the US ruling establishment and its military and intelligence apparatus of Trump's Syria policy.

Spooky spooks: CIA offers disguise tips to kids preparing their Halloween costumes
rt.com | 2019-10-28
The US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) has offered some disguise pointers to children gearing up for Halloween — a public relations stunt that has elicited groans and taunts on social media. | On its 'Spy Kids' website, the CIA published a helpful guide for "staying covert this Halloween". The agency recommends that any young person who wants to stay under the radar on October 31 should "try wearing a ball cap or hoodie" to hide their hair, or to pad their clothing with extra layers to "appear larger". | According to the CIA, these small cosmetic changes will actually convince other people that you are…

Europe – Help free Africa's last colony!
AVAAZ | indybay.org | 2019-10-28
Elghalia Djimi was tortured for years, with acid, dogs, and sexual violence — yet she continues her brave and gritty struggle for justice and freedom in Africa's last colony. We have a rare opportunity to help put an end to over 40 years of occupation.

Interview with Andre Vltchek for Iran's Farhikhtegan Newspaper
Mostafa Afzalzadeh | dissidentvoice.org | 2019-10-28
Mostafa Afzalzadeh: Do we see an increase in the number of countries resisting the bullying of the United States and its allies? What makes this resistance happen? Andre Vltchek: I believe that there are two main factors. The first one is the 'moral one': People are more and more aware of the brutality of the …

Support for Chile's Pinera Lowest Since Pinochet Era: Poll
telesurenglish.net | 2019-10-27
Support for Chile's Sebastian Pinera has plunged to just 14 percent amid recent unrest, according to a poll published Sunday, the lowest approval rating for a Chilean president since the country's return to democracy three decades ago. | RELATED: | Chile Protesters Tortured, Sexually Abused by Security Forces: Report | The survey, published in local daily La Tercera, was conducted by Chilean pollster Cadem between Wednesday and Thursday. It came just before a rally that sa…

'The things I have seen…' The truth about seeking asylum in the UK
Luna Williams | thecanary.co | 2019-10-26
"On that journey, nobody cares if you live or die". These were the words of Cumar*, a young Somali man seeking refuge from Libya, when asked to talk about his experiences on the journey to Europe last year. "I thought it was bad in Somalia", he told UNHCR, "but the things I have seen since the journey here… people being electrocuted, being tortured, people dying"."Forced to flee from their homes": Cumar is one of around one million people worldwide who are forced to flee from their homes ev…

Open Letter to PM Boris Johnson, Priti Patel, Sajid Javid, and Kevin Hollinrake
Heather Stroud | dissidentvoice.org | 2019-10-25
Dear Boris Johnson, Priti Patel, Sajid Javid and Kevin Hollinrake, I feel compelled to write to you over my extreme concern regarding the health and well-being of Julian Assange. Please see the link below regarding the psychological torture that Julian Assange has been subjected to, both before leaving the Ecuadorean Embassy and since during his …

Tallahassee activists 'Say her name' and demand justice for victims of police crimes
Fight Back | fightbacknews.org | 2019-10-25
Tallahassee, FL – On October 22, a lively group rallied in the streets of the historic Florida capital city, chanting "Say her name," "Black lives matter" and "Justice for Atatiana." The action was a part of the National Day Against Police Brutality, Repression and the Criminalization of a Generation. | The protest brought attention to a recent case of police brutality: that of 28-year-old African American Atatiana Jefferson, who was shot in her own home by Fort Worth, Texas police officer Aaron Dean. | Tallahassee Community Action Committee and Tallahassee Students for a Democratic Society organized the protest…

She Deserves Our Support: Betty McCollum Wants US to Stop Subsidizing Torture of Palestinian Children
Ramzy Baroud | counterpunch.org | 2019-10-25
In December 2018, 17-year-old Palestinian teen, Ayham Sabah, was sentenced by an Israeli military court to 35 years in prison for his alleged role in a stabbing attack targeting an Israeli soldier in an illegal Jewish settlement in the West Bank. Sabah was only 14 years old when the alleged attack took place. Another alleged…

Colombia Diary: Higher Ed Under Threat
Forrest Hylton | counterpunch.org | 2019-10-25
Recent events in Chile and Ecuador reverberate throughout South America and indeed the world. Confronted with violent government repression, by insisting on reasoned argument, critical thinking, and mass direct action, non-violent student movements in South America offer hope at a time when authoritarianism threatens democratic citizenship worldwide. In Colombia, one of Washington's closest allies in…

Roaming Charges: A Place Where Nobody Knows
Jeffrey St. Clair | counterpunch.org | 2019-10-25
This week marked 8th the anniversary of Gaddafi's death in the Libyan town of Sirte. The lesson of his life is: If you do exactly what the US demands, they'll still enter your country, overthrow your government, hunt you down, torture you to death and display your mangled body in a meat locker. Class dismissed.

Betty McCollum Is Pushing Congress to Stop Subsidizing the Torture of Palestinian Children
Ramzy Baroud | mintpressnews.com | 2019-10-23
"The legislation I am introducing is expressly intended to end U.S. support and funding for Israel's systematic military detention, interrogation, abuse, torture, and prosecution of Palestinian children." – Betty McCollum…

Republicans Storm Closed Door Impeachment Hearing
Staff | therealnews.com | 2019-10-23
Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense Cooper arrives to testify at deposition as part of Trump impeachment inquiry on Capitol Hill in Washington REUTERS/Carlos Jasso | Republicans stormed the House Intelligence Committee's Sensitive Compartmented Information Facility on Wednesday as Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense Laura Cooper was due to testify at a closed-door deposition. Cooper's testimony, which was delayed as a result of Wednesday's actions but resumed later that afternoon, is part of House Democrats' impeachment inquiry. | It happened a day after William B. Taylor Jr., the acting U.S. ambassador to Uk…

Turkey Breaks Ceasefire, US "Secures Syria's Oil" & Assange's Torture & Violation Of Rights Exposed
Ryan Cristián | thelastamericanvagabond.com | 2019-10-21
Welcome to The Daily Wrap Up, a concise show dedicated to bringing you the most relevant independent news, as we see it, from the last 24 hours (10/19/19). As always, take the information discussed in the video below and research it for yourself, and come to your own conclusions. Anyone telling you what the truth …