2019-02-09: Social Media Postees

IYSSE calls on students in Australia to join the demonstrations in defence of Julian Assange
WSWS | wsws.org | 2019-02-09
The defence of Assange is at the cutting edge of the fight against growing authoritarianism and an assault on democratic rights around the world.

Sudanese Teacher Beaten to Death by Police: Investigator
teleSUR | telesurenglish.net | 2019-02-08
A Sudanese teacher arrested after protests last week died due to injuries caused by a "solid object," according to the head of a state investigations committee citing a medical report Thursday. | RELATED: | Sudan's Al-Bashir Bows to Pressure, Will Release Reporters | The announcement came as hundreds of people gathered across the capital — responding to a call by activists for a "procession for victims of torture and arrests" — in some of the biggest anti-government rallies in week…

Why Ann Coulter Has Power: U.S. Politics are Authoritarian by Design
Paul Street | counterpunch.org | 2019-02-08
Recently a correspondent from overseas wrote to ask me how it is that Donald Trump perseveres with his absurd nativist demand — replete with threats of a second government shut-down or a Declaration of National Emergency — for a completed wall to stop a fake and racist brown menace on the southern United States border despite the fact that his demand and his threats are opposed by a solid majority of U.S.-Americans.

Trump Withdrawing from Old Wars While Threatening Iran with New One
Shared by Jocelyn Dombroski | therealnews.com | 2019-02-07
While Trump is withdrawing US troops from Syria and Afghanistan, he is ramping up aggression against Iran — acting both less and more hawkish than his intelligence agencies. Trita Parsi says Washington is violating international law in its campaign to isolate and strangle Tehran | The post Trump Withdrawing from Old Wars While Threatening Iran with New One appeared first on The Real News Network.

'Unlimited Presidential Harassment': Trump blasts House Intel chair for financial investigation
RT | rt.com | 2019-02-07
President Trump unloaded on House Intelligence Committee chair Adam Schiff, after Schiff announced a new investigation into the president's finances. The investigation is one of several Democrat-led probes targeting the president. | …

63% of a British Audience Would Prefer to Cut Ties With Saudi Arabia
Middle East Monitor | theantimedia.com | 2019-02-06
(MEMO) — A night of compelling debate at the Emmanuel Centre in Westminster on Monday evening concluded with 63 percent of the 1,000-strong audience voting for the motion that "The West should cut ties with Saudi Arabia". The debate was organised by Intelligence Squared and began with a not insignificant 37 percent of those present admitting that …

63% of a British Audience Would Prefer to Cut Ties With Saudi Arabia

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