Daily Archives: May 7, 2021

2021-05-07: News Headlines

Walden Bello (2021-05-07). The Global Spread of Fascism is as Real as the Spread of COVID-19. counterpunch.org The global spread of fascism is real, as real as the spread of COVID-19, and you better believe it. For purposes of academic analysis, it might be legitimate to distinguish between a "fascist-leaning" movement and a truly fascist one, or a far-right regime and fascist regime, or an authoritarian populist and a fascist. But I

Staff (2021-05-07). A Novel About Racist Police Violence, Rejected in 1941, Has Just Been Published. truthout.org Nearly 80 years ago, Richard Wright became one of the most famous Black writers in the United States with the publication of Native Son, a novel whose searing critique of systemic racism made it a best-seller and inspired a generation of Black writers. In 1941, Wright wrote a new novel titled The Man Who Lived Underground, but publishers refused to release it, in part because the book was filled with graphic descriptions of police brutality by white officers against a Black man. His manuscript…

Anonymous007 (2021-05-07). U.S. Air Force Tests Skyborg Autonomy Core System With UTAP-22 "Mako" Drone. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | The US Air Force used its artificial intelligence system to control an autonomous drone for the first time ever in April. | This was announced on May 5th. | The Skyborg autonomy core system, or ACS, was loaded into a Kratos UTAP-22 "Mako" drone for a 130-minute flight test at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, on April 29, according to a service news release. | The Skyborg ACS conducted a basic flight and "responded to navigational commands while reacting to geo-fences, adher…

Moderator (2021-05-07). Chris Hedges on the Ruling Class' Revenge Against Julian Assange. scheerpost.com Art by Mr.Fish] Click to subscribe on: Apple / Spotify / Google Play The mistreatment of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange over the past decade has been defined as "psychological torture" by the UN Special Rapporteur on Torture, Nils Melzer. Yet, there is still no real end in sight to Assange's promethean plight. Several months after a British judge blocked his extradition to the U.S. |

Bertha Martinez (2021-05-07). Social Activism of Black Lives Matter: Institutional Responses. indybay.org Institutions in America should show their support for the Black Lives Matter movement. By doing so, they demonstrate that they understand the severity of police brutality against black people.

SHE (2021-05-07). Saturday 5/8: BIPOC-Centered Healing Discussion around Police Brutality. indybay.org Valley Life Sciences Building, UC Berkeley Campus | Meet on the grass facing the Northside of campus. If you need help with directions, call Celeste!

sputniknews (2021-05-07). Israeli Intelligence Boss Holds Talks With Bahraini Top Security Officials During Official Visit. sputniknews.com Israel continues to develop relations with Gulf nations after the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain agreed to normalize relations with Tel Aviv under the Abraham Accords, a diplomatic effort substantially inspired by the previous US executive administration.

sputniknews (2021-05-07). Ex-Deputy Head of IDF's Intelligence: Situation in Jerusalem is Explosive But Chaos is Controllable. sputniknews.com The recent weeks have seen provocations by both Jews and Arabs. The Israeli police are struggling to keep the flames low and a former Israeli army officer warns it takes only one wrong action for the situation to spiral out of control.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-05-07). Science Saturday: Using AI to reveal causes of complex diseases. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Researchers within Mayo Clinic's Center for Individualized Medicine have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) platform that can uncover causal drivers and relationships embedded within complex biomedical data. Nicholas Chia, Ph.D.,?John Kalantari, Ph.D., and Kia Khezeli, Ph.D., recently tested their machine-learning framework, called Causal Relation and Inference Search Platform (CRISP) on multiomic colorectal cancer samples alongside …

Editor2 (2021-05-06). Colombian Campesino Leader: This is an Authoritarian Regime. orinocotribune.com We interviewed Ernesto Alexander Roa,

teleSUR (2021-05-06). Armed Groups Attacking Protesters in Colombia. telesurenglish.net Colombian social organizations and citizens have denounced that armed groups have attacked participants in protests against the Government. They demand an end to police brutality and measures to improve living conditions. | In several parts of the country, there have been reports of intimidation of demonstrators by armed men allegedly opposed to vandalism, and in some, they have even been shot at. | RELATED: | "R…

teleSUR (2021-05-06). Colombians Mobilized in Spain Amid High Death Toll Fears. telesurenglish.net Colombian residents in Spain took to the streets on Thursday to denounce police brutality carried out by Ivan Duque's government as protests reach their eight-day and express concern that social media has been censored in some parts of the country, such as the city of Cali. | RELATED: | Hundreds of demonstrators gathered at Puerta de Alcalá in Madrid with posters and slogans such as "SOS Colombia" and "They are kill…

Staff (2021-05-06). "Nothing to Lose": Colombians Protest "Fascist Mafia Regime" Amid Deadly Police & Military Crackdown. democracynow.org At least 30 people in Colombia have been reportedly killed since a nationwide uprising erupted against the government of right-wing President Iván Duque. Protesters are vowing to remain in the streets amid a deadly crackdown by police and military officers. About 800 people have been injured and 87 people are missing in the midst of the demonstrations, which were initially sparked by a now-withdrawn tax reform proposal, but they have since expanded in scope. People in Colombia are also denouncing rampant police brutality and demanding broader social, economic and political reforms. At least 15 people were killed…

teleSUR (2021-05-06). More International Voices Condemn State Terrorism in Colombia. telesurenglish.net Organizations and personalities from around the world on Wednesday rejected the military and police repression against the Colombian people, who continue to protest against President Ivan Duque and his neoliberal policies. | RELATED: | The governments of France, Chile, Costa Rica, Uruguay, Cuba, Spain, Australia, Germany, and the United Kingdom condemned police brutality. The United Nations (UN) demanded an end to the e…

_____ (2021-05-06). Colombian Campesino Leader: This Is An Authoritarian Regime. popularresistance.org First of all, we, as a campesino association, the National Agrarian Coordinating Committee, have been involved in the mobilizations from the very beginning and from there we have helped to maintain the mobilizations which have taken place over the course of the last several days. | There have already been some partial achievements. I say partial achievements because they are simply moves by the establishment to try to demobilize the protests. I am referring to what is already happening with the withdrawal of the tax reform as a bill, but also the resignation of the Minister of Finance and his Vice Minister. But t…

Zach El Parece (2021-05-06). US Special Forces trained Mexican drug cartels linked to decapitation, torture, rape. thegrayzone.com An investigation into how U.S. Special Forces trained feared Mexican drug cartels responsible for grisly murders, and how Pentagon-backed counter-insurgency in Colombia and Guatemala has bled into organized crime. (This article was first published in CovertAction Magazine.) The Cártel Jalisco Nueva Generación (CJNG) has established itself as one of the most feared paramilitaries in Mexico over the last decade. Images of the group have become the standard depiction of the Mexican cartels writ large. Their propaganda videos often feature groups …

James Fleming (2021-05-06). Joleen Nez death shows continued brutality of ABQ police, jail. liberationnews.org The real crime: homeless, Indigenous, and an addict…

Staff (2021-05-06). Police and State Violence Have Secondary Impacts: Complex and Lasting Trauma. truthout.org These last weeks, months, years and decades we keep on adding names to the list — Adam Toledo, Daunte Wright, Ma'Khia Bryant, Ronald Johnson, Pierre Loury, Rekia Boyd, Nickolas Lee, Laquan McDonald, Archie Lee Chambers, Maurice Granton, Anthony Alvarez…. The list of victims of police murder seems never-ending. Then there is the list of police torture survivors — Gerald Reed, Stanley Howard, Tony Anderson, Darrell Fair, Sean Tyler, Kilroy Watkins, and on and on and on. Many of us…

Rann Miller (2021-05-06). Public Service or Protests for Black Lives? progressive.org We must use all of the tools we have to achieve racial justice and end police brutality.

Staff (2021-05-06). Iran proudly standing with Palestinian people: FM Zarif. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 06 (MNA) — Iranian Foreign Minister says Iran has proudly stood with Palestinian people who resist the brutality of an apartheid regime.

SHE (2021-05-06). Saturday 5/8: BIPOC-Centered Healing Discussion around Police Brutality. indybay.org Valley Life Sciences Building, UC Berkeley Campus | Meet on the grass facing the Northside of campus. If you need help with directions, call Celeste!

Bertha Martinez (2021-05-06). Social Activism of Black Lives Matter: Institutional Responses. indybay.org Institutions in America should show their support for the Black Lives Matter movement. By doing so, they demonstrate that they understand the severity of police brutality against black people.

Published by the Foreign Policy Research Institute (2021-05-06). China's Maritime Intelligence, Surveillance And Reconnaissance Capability In South China Sea — Analysis. eurasiareview.com By Felix K. Chang* | (

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-05-06). Science Saturday: Using AI to reveal causes of complex diseases. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Researchers within Mayo Clinic's Center for Individualized Medicine have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) platform that can uncover causal drivers and relationships embedded within complex biomedical data. Nicholas Chia, Ph.D.,?John Kalantari, Ph.D., and Kia Khezeli, Ph.D., recently tested their machine-learning framework, called Causal Relation and Inference Search Platform (CRISP) on multiomic colorectal cancer samples alongside …

Pip Hinman (2021-05-06). Latoya Rule: 'We want spit hoods permanently banned'. greenleft.org.au The family of Wayne 'Fella' Morrison, who was killed in custody, are pushing for torture devices to be banned. Renfrey Clarke reports.

WSWS (2021-05-06). DNA evidence exonerates Ledell Lee, four years after his execution by lethal injection in Arkansas. wsws.org Evidence from the scene of the 1993 murder of Debra Reese—that was never tested with modern technology—has exonerated Lee, who was wrongfully executed by lethal injection for the crime in 2017.

Patricia McCarthy (2021-05-06). Aldous Huxley Foresaw Our Despots — Fauci, Gates, and Their Vaccine Crusaders. globalresearch.ca Visit and follow us on Instagram at @crg_globalresearch. In 1949, sometime …

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