2022-12-05: News Headlines

_____ (2022-12-05). Worthy And Unworthy Protest. popularresistance.org The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is on the verge of effectively making protest illegal. The Public Order Bill has passed in the House of Commons and is expected to be approved in the House of Lords and become law. The bill will ban any protest that "interferes with national infrastructure" or blocks construction or transportation. It gives police powers to search without "reasonable grounds." It allows for Serious Disruption Prevention Orders (SDPO) which give police the right to arrest anyone who may have violated these deliberately vague rules and prevents them from attending another pro…

2022-12-05 07:55:33 | 07:55 EST | tr | 3 | 0 | 0 | 1 | 0 

2022-12-04: News Headlines

Isheka N. Harrison (2022-12-02). Amazon CEO Says Banning 'Hebrews To Negroes' From Bookstore Would Be A Slippery Slope. moguldom.com After NBA star Kyrie Irving posted a link to "Hebrews To Negroes: Wake Up Black America," the book and movie became a bestseller on Amazon — despite many deeming it hate-filled and antisemitic. The author and creator, Ronald Dalton Jr., disagreed and said many feared the film's message that Black people are the true Israelites by blood …

Abayomi Azikiwe (2022-12-02). Unjust Measures Imposed on Labor and African Americans After Midterm Elections. globalresearch.ca

2022-12-04 19:51:36 | 19:51 EST | jz | 4 | 2 | 0 | 0 | 0 

2022-12-03: News Headlines

WSWS (2022-12-03). Kanye West's fascism and the crisis of American society and culture. wsws.org West is a product of this terminally diseased society and culture. His present positions cannot be understood without grappling with broader issues.

Isheka N. Harrison (2022-12-02). Amazon CEO Says Banning 'Hebrews To Negroes' From Bookstore Would Be A Slippery Slope. moguldom.com After NBA star Kyrie Irving posted a link to "Hebrews To Negroes: Wake Up Black America," the book and movie became a bestseller on Amazon — despite many deeming it hate-filled and antisemitic. The author and creator, Ronald Dalton Jr., disagreed and said many feared the film's message that Black people are the true Israelites by blood …

Rann Miller (2022-12-02). Opinion: Unpopular Beliefs Shared By Black Celebrities Can Put Black People In An Unfair Position. moguldom.com When Black celebrities like Kanye West and Kyrie Irving make incendiary statements, it often puts Black people in a precarious position around the water cooler or on a media platform. The resounding chorus among many Black people is a denunciation of West and a rebuke of Irving. Yet, in non-Black spaces, Black people must navigate …

Chris Walker (2022-12-02). GOP-Run Account Deletes Tweet Praising Ye After His Latest Antisemitic Diatribe. truthout.org A Twitter account managed by Republican lawmakers who are part of the House Judiciary Committee deleted a tweet praising Kanye West after the rapper praised Adolf Hitler and denied the existence of the Jewish Holocaust during World War II during an interview on Thursday. The tweet, authored by the House Judiciary Committee Republicans account, was posted on October 6 and was meant to show support… |

Abayomi Azikiwe (2022-12-02). Unjust Measures Imposed on Labor and African Americans After Midterm Elections. globalresearch.ca

2022-12-03 11:32:04 | 11:32 EST | tr | 7 | 0 | 4 | 1 | 0 

2022-12-02: News Headlines

_____ (2022-11-30). DC Government's Racial Equity Plan Is Elite Capture By The State. popularresistance.org D.C. Mayor Bowser's "Draft Racial Equity Action Plan " (REAP) is a public relations document which reflects a continued commitment to the systemic foundations of racial inequities. As a follow-up to the empty gesture of painting the words "Black Lives Matter" on 800 16th Street Northwest, Washington, DC and declaring that space "Black Lives Matter Plaza ", the REAP suggests that the state structures which maintain settler colonialism and capitalism can be a remedy for racial inequity. | "It is our charge and our responsibility to put in place policies that are intentional about ending structural racism and revers…

Staff (2022-11-30). Meet Puerto Rican Journalist Bianca Graulau, Featured in Viral Bad Bunny Video on Injustices in PR. democracynow.org Puerto Rico's financial oversight board has voted to extend a contract with LUMA Energy — the private U.S.-Canadian corporation that took over the island's power grid and is widely denounced by residents on the island for its inconsistent service and high prices. The privatization of Puerto Rico's power grid, supported by an unelected board appointed by the U.S. government, represents the "everyday consequences of colonialism," says independent reporter Bianca Graulau, whose latest documentary is called "País de Apagones," or "Country of Blackouts."…

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