Daily Archives: October 29, 2019

2019-10-29: News Headlines

Fight Back (2019-10-29). Salt Lake City: Demand charges be dropped against Inland Port protesters, end to police brutality. fightbacknews.org Salt Lake City, UT – Sixty people rallied at Library Square in Salt Lake City, October 26, for the National Day of Action Against Police Brutality and Repression. The event, hosted by Utah Against Police Brutality (UAPB), focused on the devastating year of police violence locally, with eight people killed by police in 2019 so far. Organizers also denounced the recent charges of 14 anti-Inland Port activists, including ten felony riot charges. | "Not only do we have killings nationwide, we have them here, police killings continue everywhere," said UAPB organizer Deb Blake, who emceed the event. "We know that polic…

Staff (2019-10-29). Keep the NYPD Out of the Subway. truthout.org Late on Saturday night, a horrific video of police brutality emerged online. 10 police officers, rushing into a subway, guns drawn, yelling. A Black man sitting on the seat, terrified, hands up. The passengers, mostly Black, rushing to get out of the way, also terrified. Ten police officers pulling the man to the ground and cuffing him. The police claimed that they had been alerted that the man had a gun. He was unarmed. | Abolish the police. t.co/83XNMl4PuM | — LeftVoice (@left_voice…

Michael Kratke and Elmar Altvater (2019-10-29). The Social State inthe Age of Global Capitalism. indybay.org 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.

Jake Johnson, staff writer (2019-10-29). Sanders Says $3.8B in Annual US Military Aid to Israel Should Be Leveraged to End Horrific Treatment of Palestinians. commondreams.org "We have a right to say to the Israeli government that the United States of America and our taxpayers and our people believe in human rights, we believe in democracy, we will not accept authoritarianism or racism." | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/headline/thumbs/bernie_sanders_30.jpg

RT (2019-10-28). Spooky spooks: CIA offers disguise tips to kids preparing their Halloween costumes. rt.com 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…

Mostafa Afzalzadeh (2019-10-28). Interview with Andre Vltchek for Iran's Farhikhtegan Newspaper. dissidentvoice.org 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 …

Heather Stroud (2019-10-25). Open Letter to PM Boris Johnson, Priti Patel, Sajid Javid, and Kevin Hollinrake. dissidentvoice.org 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 …

Fight Back (2019-10-25). Tallahassee activists 'Say her name' and demand justice for victims of police crimes. fightbacknews.org 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…

Staff (2019-10-24). Headlines for October 24, 2019. democracynow.org Trump Lifts Sanctions on Turkey, Citing Ceasefire Agreement, Republican Lawmakers Disrupt Closed-Door Impeachment Hearing, Trump's Lawyer Argues the President Can't Be Prosecuted for Murder, Death Toll in Chile Protests Rises to 18 as Human Rights Groups Allege Torture, Spain Removes Remains of Francisco Franco from National Mausoleum, Julian Assange Appears Frail and Confused in London Court Hearing, 39 Bodies Found in Tractor-Trailer in Southeast England, Honduran Woman's Lawsuit Claims Years of Sexual Assault by ICE Agent, Immigrant Worker Injured in New Orleans Hotel Collapse Arrested by ICE, California Utili…

Staff (2019-10-23). Republicans Storm Closed Door Impeachment Hearing. therealnews.com 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…

Ramzy Baroud (2019-10-23). Betty McCollum Is Pushing Congress to Stop Subsidizing the Torture of Palestinian Children. mintpressnews.com "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…

Ryan Cristián (2019-10-21). Turkey Breaks Ceasefire, US "Secures Syria's Oil" & Assange's Torture & Violation Of Rights Exposed. thelastamericanvagabond.com 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 …

2019-10-29: Social Media Postees

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Salt Lake City: Demand charges be dropped against Inland Port protesters, end to police brutality
Fight Back | fightbacknews.org | 2019-10-29
Salt Lake City, UT – Sixty people rallied at Library Square in Salt Lake City, October 26, for the National Day of Action Against Police Brutality and Repression. The event, hosted by Utah Against Police Brutality (UAPB), focused on the devastating year of police violence locally, with eight people killed by police in 2019 so far. Organizers also denounced the recent charges of 14 anti-Inland Port activists, including ten felony riot charges. | "Not only do we have killings nationwide, we have them here, police killings continue everywhere," said UAPB organizer Deb Blake, who emceed the event. "We know that polic…
fightbacknews.org/2019/10/28/salt-lake-city-demand-charges-be-dropped-against-inland-port-protesters-end-police-brutal

Keep the NYPD Out of the Subway
Staff | truthout.org | 2019-10-29
Late on Saturday night, a horrific video of police brutality emerged online. 10 police officers, rushing into a subway, guns drawn, yelling. A Black man sitting on the seat, terrified, hands up. The passengers, mostly Black, rushing to get out of the way, also terrified. Ten police officers pulling the man to the ground and cuffing him. The police claimed that they had been alerted that the man had a gun. He was unarmed. | Abolish the police. t.co/83XNMl4PuM | — LeftVoice (@left_voice…
truthout.org/articles/keep-the-nypd-out-of-the-subway/

The Social State inthe Age of Global Capitalism
Michael Kratke and Elmar Altvater | indybay.org | 2019-10-29
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.
indybay.org/newsitems/2019/10/28/18827664.php

Sanders Says $3.8B in Annual US Military Aid to Israel Should Be Leveraged to End Horrific Treatment of Palestinians
Jake Johnson, staff writer | commondreams.org | 2019-10-29
"We have a right to say to the Israeli government that the United States of America and our taxpayers and our people believe in human rights, we believe in democracy, we will not accept authoritarianism or racism." | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/headline/thumbs/bernie_sanders_30.jpg
commondreams.org/news/2019/10/29/sanders-says-38b-annual-us-military-aid-israel-should-be-leveraged-end-horrific?cd-origin=rss

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…
rt.com/usa/472037-cia-halloween-costumes-tips-kids/

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 …
dissidentvoice.org/2019/10/interview-with-andre-vltchek-for-irans-farhikhtegan-newspaper/

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 …
dissidentvoice.org/2019/10/open-letter-to-pm-boris-johnson-priti-patel-sajid-javid-and-kevin-hollinrake/

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…
fightbacknews.org/2019/10/25/tallahassee-activists-say-her-name-and-demand-justice-victims-police-crimes

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…
mintpressnews.com/betty-mccollum-bill-military-aid-to-israel-human-rights/262462/

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…
therealnews.com/columns/republicans-upset-house-democrats-closed-door-hearing

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 …
thelastamericanvagabond.com/daily-wrap-up/turkey-breaks-ceasefire-us-secures-syrias-oil-assanges-torture-violation-of-rights-exposed/