2020-11-12: News Headlines

Jacob G. Hornberger (2020-11-12). Trump Should Now Pardon Snowden and Assange. globalresearch.ca Since even before Donald Trump won the 2016 election, it's been clear that the American deep state has opposed his presidency. And while Trump has deferred to the Pentagon and the CIA by maintaining their forever wars, foreign military empire, …

Caitlin Johnstone (2020-11-12). There Are No War Heroes, Only War Victims: Notes From The Edge Of The Narrative Matrix. thealtworld.com It's still really, really weird that we don't all talk about Yemen all the time. It's like there's someone in the room being tortured with a blowtorch and we're all just chatting about politics at the dinner table without noticing. | ‚ùñ | I'm sorry your election results are being disputed as fraudulent, America. Have you tried not having the ‚ùñ | "The media do not decide who's president!"

Sam Pizzigati (2020-11-11). The 2020 Election as a Triumph for Democracy? Hold the Hosannas. counterpunch.org In real horse races — races that actual horses run — the winners go on to run other races. Racehorses do races. They have no other responsibility. In our political horse races, winners do have another responsibility. We expect them to go on and govern, to make and execute policy decisions. Horse races don't give

WSWS (2020-11-11). Australian Senate passes motion acknowledging "alleged" persecution of Julian Assange. wsws.org The feckless motion did not demand Assange's freedom, nor condemn his threatened extradition to the US.

Media Lens (2020-11-11). Robert Fisk: Death of a "Controversial" Journalist. dissidentvoice.org Robert Fisk, the Independent's Middle East correspondent, died on 30 October aged 74. In reviewing his life and career, the newspaper for which he worked for more than two decades wrote of their star reporter: 'Much of what Fisk wrote was controversial…' As John Pilger noted, in describing Fisk's journalism as 'controversial' the Independent was …

Peter Koenig (2020-11-11). The Post Covid World, The WEF's Diabolical Project: "Resetting the Future of Work Agenda" — After "The Great Reset". A Horrifying Future. globalresearch.ca The World Economic Forum (WEF) has just published (October 2020) a so-called White Paper, entitled " This 31-page document reads like a blueprint on how to "execute" — …

_____ (2020-11-11). The Dystopic Great Reset and the Fight Back: Population Reduction and Hope for the Children of Men. strategic-culture.org

Julia Conley, staff writer (2020-11-11). Thousands Urge Commutation of Abuse Victim Lisa Montgomery's Death Row Sentence as Trump Continues Federal Executions. commondreams.org "Is the public really okay with a lame-duck Trump administration continuing to execute people on death row?" | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/headline/thumbs/screen_shot_2020-10-22_at_9.13.34_am.png

news.un (2020-11-11). UN chief shocked at 'wanton brutality' in northern Mozambique. news.un.org The United Nations Secretary-General has called on the authorities in Mozambique to investigate brutal killings this past weekend, in the country's northern Cabo Delgado province, and bring the perpetrators to justice.

teleSUR (2020-11-11). Peru Takes to the Streets to Urge an End to Political Crisis. telesurenglish.net Thousands of people Wednesday took to the main avenues of Peru for the second day of protests against the political crisis that the country is experiencing, triggered by President Martin Vizcarra's dismissal. | RELATED: | As the social repudiation of the crisis grows, so do reports of police brutality during the protests. | With the slogans "Merino usurper" and "this Congress does not represent me," the protesters marched…

MEE staff (2020-11-10). UK media watchdog penalises Abu Dhabi TV for interview with Qatari detainee. middleeasteye.net UK media watchdog penalises Abu Dhabi TV for interview with Qatari detainee | Ofcom says interview was conducted against the will of former prisoner Mahmoud al-Jaidah | Tue, 11/10/2020 – 18: 28 | Mahmoud al-Jaidah was detained in the UAE between 2013 and 2015, where he is reported to have been tortured (AFP/File photo) | The United Kingdom's media regulator has taken action against Abu Dhabi TV for broadcastin…

Ian Cobain (2020-11-10). UK secret agents bill 'could permit state-sponsored rape and murder'. middleeasteye.net UK secret agents bill 'could permit state-sponsored rape and murder' | Parliamentary human rights committee says bill protecting MI5 and police agents lacks safeguards to prevent abuses | Tue, 11/10/2020 – 12: 12 | Thames House, the headquarters of the UK's MI5 intelligence agency, in London (Reuters) | A controversial new law that would allow agents recruited by the UK's police and security agency, MI5, to…

teleSUR (2020-11-10). Cancun Police Shoot Down Feminist Protest in Mexico. telesurenglish.net Mexico's Police Monday shot down a feminist protest organized in Cancun to reject two women's femicides that took place last weekend. Police brutality left three reporters injured, one of them by gunshot. | RELATED: | Over 2,000 protesters attended the march against Quintana Roo State's femicides. The demonstrators marched to Cancun's Palacio Municipal. | Videos broadcasted on social networks showed how the police closed the entrance to…

WSWS (2020-11-09). SEP (Sri Lanka) outlines socialist alternative to pandemic and authoritarianism. wsws.org The speakers stressed that the crisis in Sri Lanka and internationally could only be resolved through the independent political mobilisation of the working class=.

WSWS (2020-11-09). Migrant friend to Julian Assange dies in UK's Belmarsh prison. wsws.org The suicide of Manoel Santos has drawn attention to the UK government's criminal practice of holding people facing deportation in prisons, even in maximum security institutions.

Lauren Smith (2020-11-09). End 2020 on a Humane Note: The International Community Calls for Human Rights Protections for Assange, Manning and Snowden. globalresearch.ca When governments don't abide by the law, it is imperative that the international community hold those governments to account. Let's be reminded that during World War II, the

WSWS (2020-11-09). This week in history: November 9-15. wsws.org 25 years ago: Nigerian junta hangs nine oppositionistsOn November 10, 1995, nine members of the Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) were executed by the Nigerian military dictatorship of General Sani Abacha.