Daily Archives: September 2, 2022

2022-09-02: News Headlines

Direct Action Everywhere (2022-09-02). Saturday 9/3: Meetup: How You Can Help Ban Tools of Torture in Rodeos. indybay.org Crescent Lawn UC Berkeley…

Samuel Moyn (2022-09-01). We Cannot Let New Pentagon Rules Sanitize or Legitimize Brutality of Endless War. commondreams.org New protocols seeking to make US military operations more ethical and compassionate have the awkward effect of legitimizing them.

Anonymous103 (2022-09-01). How Can Americans Tolerate U.S. Government's Crucifixion Of Julian Assange? southfront.org Written by 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 decade without his ever havi…

Staff (2022-09-01). The Battle to Protect American Democracy Is the Most Important Battle of Our Lifetimes. commondreams.org There can be no middle ground in the fight between democracy and authoritarian fascism.

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.

_____ (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…

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