Daily Archives: September 1, 2022

2022-09-01: News Headlines

Direct Action Everywhere (2022-09-01). Saturday 9/3: Meetup: How You Can Help Ban Tools of Torture in Rodeos. indybay.org Crescent Lawn UC Berkeley…

WSWS (2022-09-01). Right-wing attack on Princeton historian: Marco Rubio smears Sean Wilentz. wsws.org The right-wing Republican denounces a distinguished historian as an "elitist" and a "snob" for raising the danger of right-wing authoritarianism in America.

Tamara Nassar (2022-08-31). Khalil Awawdeh declares victory, ends 6-month hunger strike. electronicintifada.net Israel renews solitary confinement of Ahmad Manasra, who has severe mental illness.

_____ (2022-08-31). The 'Noble Lie' Of A Democratic West. popularresistance.org As Westerners, we are deeply attached to the idea not only that we live in democracies but that our way of life is economically, socially and morally superior to that of citizens in authoritarian states. | Following on from these two assumptions is a further one — today held less consciously, for the obvious reason that it smacks a little too uncomfortably of racism — that we, as the people who fought for and created our democracies, are superior to those who did not. | Our largely unexamined premise is that modernity and democracy grew out of the particular circumstances of a Western Enlightenment. A…

_____ (2022-08-30). Tales From The Parents Of Tortured Palestinian Children. popularresistance.org Beit Hanina, Occupied Jerusalem — The United States House of Representatives submission to Israel and Zionism is both pathetic and enraging. This total submission to the will and interests of the Zionist movement and the State of Israel does not serve the interests of the American people, and only goes to support a state that has been recognized as a racist, violent apartheid regime. As one Palestinian said to me recently, U.S. foreign aid for Israel goes towards my oppression and the killing of my people. | Nowhere is Congress' blind support for Israel more heinous, more horrifying and more outrageous than…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-30). How Can Americans Tolerate U.S. Government's Crucifixion of Julian Assange? libya360.wordpress.com Eric Zuesse Julian Assange has long been in solitary-confinement imprisonment in Britain awaiting extradition to America on charges which could bring him 175 years in prison, but he has never been convicted of anything, and the U.S. Government has violated both the U.S. Constitution and U.S. laws by having thus imprisoned him for over a…

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