2020-01-23: Social Media Postees

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Next Generation 5G and the US-China "Cellphone War": The Arrest and Trial of Meng Wanzhou
Prof Michel Chossudovsky | globalresearch.ca | 2020-01-23
The unspoken US policy objective behind the arrest of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou on trumped up charges, consists in breaking China's technological lead in wireless telecommunications. What is at stake is a coordinated US intelligence initiative to ban China from playing a strategic role in the 5G global mobile phone network.
globalresearch.ca/selected-articles-next-generation-5g-and-the-us-china-cellphone-war/5663096

The Trump Coup to Come
Paul Street | globalresearch.ca | 2020-01-23
America's political authoritarianism comes in different, yet combined, mutually reinforcing forms. We have the neofascist authoritarianism of the white nationalist Republican Party, its Great Dog-Wagging God in the White House and his cultish, white-Amerikaner base. | Donald Trump may well …
globalresearch.ca/trump-coup-come/5701470

They cannot steal our joy
Macarena Gómez-Barris | zcomm.org | 2020-01-23
Authoritarianism and collective effervescence in Chile…
zcomm.org/znetarticle/they-cannot-steal-our-joy/

Turkish university showcases new technologies in London
yenisafak.com | 2020-01-23
More than 800 companies from 146 countries participated in the British Educational Training and Technology Show.The scientists showcased their technological products such as hydraulic arm, recycling filament, solar panels, and Metodbox, a digital learning platform developed with artificial intelligence."We want to be followed, not be followers anymore," Sirin Karadeniz, the rector of the university, told Anadolu Agency."We are proud to be the only university that represents Turkey in London," she added.The rector pledged to open research and development for all kinds of products in the campus."It is truly pro…
yenisafak.com/en/technology/turkish-university-showcases-new-technologies-in-london-3510321

A Torturer Meets His Victims: CIA Psychologist Defends Brutal Methods at Guantánamo Military Hearing
Staff | democracynow.org | 2020-01-22
On Tuesday, the psychologist identified as the "architect" of the CIA's torture program testified for the first time to the war court at Guantánamo Bay. James Mitchell was in the courtroom for a pretrial hearing for five 9/11 suspects who had been subject to torture, euphemistically called "enhanced interrogation techniques." Mitchell and his partner, Dr. Bruce Jessen, were paid $81 million to help design the CIA's torture methods, including some of the agency's most abusive tactics. The pair had no prior experience in interrogation. At the hearing, Mitchell reportedly told defense lawyers he only came to Guantán…
www.democracynow.org/2020/1/22/cia_torture_program_guantanamo_bay

Hard Evidence on Torture and Ill-Treatment Against Palestinian Detainees at Israeli Interrogation Centers
Addameer | globalresearch.ca | 2020-01-22
Since its creation, the occupying state developed and enforced laws and practices that led to both the systematic use of torture and to absolute impunity for the perpetrator of this crime. There has never been any individual or agency held …
globalresearch.ca/addameer-collects-hard-evidence-torture-ill-treatment-committed-against-palestinian-detainees-israeli-interrogation-centers/5701367

The People of Colombia are Cracking the Walls of War and Authoritarianism
Justin Podur | counterpunch.org | 2020-01-22
The protests that started with the national strike called by Colombia's central union on November 21 to protest pension reforms and the broken promises of the peace accords have persisted for two months and grown into a protest against the whole establishment. And the protests have continued into the new year and show no signs…
counterpunch.org/2020/01/22/the-people-of-colombia-are-cracking-the-walls-of-war-and-authoritarianism/

A Show Trial? As Trump Impeachment Trial Begins, Mitch McConnell Accused of Staging a Cover-Up
Staff | democracynow.org | 2020-01-21
The Senate opens the third impeachment trial of a U.S. president in the country's history Tuesday, marking a historic day in Washington. Under proposed rules by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, each side will be given 24 hours over two days for opening arguments, after which senators will have 16 hours for questions and four hours for debate. The Senate will then vote on whether to hear from any new witnesses. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer has said McConnell is trying to rush the impeachment process, while House Intelligence Chair Adam Schiff, who is one of the impeachment managers, has accused the…
www.democracynow.org/2020/1/21/trump_impeachment_trial_us_senate

Severe Torture in Israeli Prisons Targets Palestinian Steadfastness: Walid Hanatsheh, Samer Arbeed, Mays Abu Ghosh and More
IMEMC News & Agencies | imemc.org | 2020-01-20
Photo: Walid Hanatsheh after his interrogation. | In the last months of 2019 and early 2020, a growing number of cases of severe physical torture against Palestinian detainees carried out by Israeli Shin Bet interrogators have been documented.
imemc.org/article/severe-torture-in-israeli-prisons-targets-palestinian-steadfastness-walid-hanatsheh-samer-arbeed-mays-abu-ghosh-and-more/

The people of Colombia are cracking up the walls of war and authoritarianism
Justin Podur | mronline.org | 2020-01-20
The protests that started with the national strike called by Colombia's central union on November 21 to protest pension reforms and the broken promises of the peace accords have persisted for two months and grown into a protest against the whole establishment. And the protests have continued into the new year and show no signs […] | Source…
mronline.org/2020/01/20/the-people-of-colombia-are-cracking-up-the-walls-of-war-and-authoritarianism/

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