2019-07-13: Social Media Postees

Evolution of a Medium
Tim Riley | truthdig.com | 2019-07-12
"I Like to Watch: Arguing My Way Through the TV Revolution" | A book by Emily Nussbaum | Emily Nussbaum began writing her New Yorker TV column in 2011, surfing the medium's Great Transformation. Ten years ago, nobody streamed; today, fewer and fewer watch "live" television. In 2007, Netflix shipped its billionth DVD mailer, propping up the U.S. Postal Service; today its streaming proves harder to resist than even Amazon Prime. Like Netflix, Prime's brand now routinely pumps out original shows and movies. Oscar sweeps appear imminent. | By 2014, Ferguson's street protests, police brutality, and sexual harassment s…
truthdig.com/articles/evolution-of-a-medium/

Venezuela: 'Progress' Reported in Gov't-Opposition Talks as US Sanctions Counter-Intelligence Agency
Lucas Koerner and Ricardo Vaz | venezuelanalysis.com | 2019-07-12
The agenda of the talks has not been disclosed but the topic of elections is reportedly being left for last.
venezuelanalysis.com/news/14584

Community members say, "Justice for Jonathon Coronel" in Vista
Kalena van den Bergh | liberationnews.org | 2019-07-12
On July 6, over 90 community members gathered to stand up against police brutality and commemorate the life of Jonathon Coronel.
liberationnews.org/community-members-say-justice-for-jonathon-coronel-in-vista/

Lights of Liberty Vigil Remarks
Russell Rickford | counterpunch.org | 2019-07-12
Many folks have said "this is not who we are." This is precisely who we are. American concentration camps are not new. Look at our criminal justice system, a leviathan devoted to criminalizing, degrading and discarding masses of black and brown people. American torture is not new. Rape. Ripping families apart. This country was founded…
counterpunch.org/2019/07/12/lights-of-liberty-vigal-remarks/

Tell Rep. Adam Schiff to Remove This Dangerous Secrecy Provision From This Year's Intelligence Bill
commondreams.org | 2019-07-12
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commondreams.org/newswire/2019/07/12/tell-rep-adam-schiff-remove-dangerous-secrecy-provision-years-intelligence-bill?cd-origin=rss

SPLC: Hate groups have long adopted symbols of U.S. history to promote white supremacy
Keegan Hankes, Intelligence Project | splcenter.org | 2019-07-03
As America prepares to celebrate the Fourth of July this week, the display of some of the nation's earliest regalia has rekindled a debate about racist symbolism.
splcenter.org/news/2019/07/03/splc-hate-groups-have-long-adopted-symbols-us-history-promote-white-supremacy

SPLC: Sentencing of James Alex Fields Jr., who killed Heather Heyer at 'Unite the Right,' will not heal victims or their families
Keegan Hankes, Intelligence Project | splcenter.org | 2019-06-28
James Alex Fields Jr., who was sentenced to life in prison today for murdering a woman who was protesting a white supremacist rally two years ago, is a remorseless killer and a domestic terrorist.
splcenter.org/news/2019/06/28/splc-sentencing-james-alex-fields-jr-who-killed-heather-heyer-unite-right-will-not-heal

Working in Prison, I Witnessed the Inhumane Conditions of Solitary for Incarcerated Women
aclu.org | 2019-06-28
Solitary confinement can amount to torture. One practitioner witnessed this first hand, and shares her story and her journey to action. | At the first checkpoint at Tennessee Prison for Women, there was a large, scrolling television screen behind the desk displaying the image of two pairs of hands — one pair with a key and one pair in handcuffs. The message read, "You can either be one of us or one of them." I had been working in the facility for less than a year, but this message exemplified an uneasiness I had long felt without articulating: The prison's faàßade of "rehabilitation" masked a system s…
aclu.org/blog/prisoners-rights/solitary-confinement/working-prison-i-witnessed-inhumane-conditions-solitary

Abrams Welcomes Venezuela's Former Intelligence Chief to the US, Reaffirms Trump's Commitment to Ousting Maduro
Paul Dobson | venezuelanalysis.com | 2019-06-26
The press conference came as the Venezuelan military called for respect from those looking to fracture it.
venezuelanalysis.com/news/14559

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