Daily Archives: September 23, 2019

2019-09-23: News Headlines

Henry Millstein (2019-09-23). San Jose churches and synagogues get set to fight racist mass incarceration. peoplesworld.org SAN JOSE—Around 50 activists from various churches and synagogues in San Jose came together on Sept. 20 to take part in a workshop on faith-based action against mass incarceration. The workshop was led by Sophia Jackson, a candidate for ordination as a Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) minister who knows the criminal "justice" system inside …

Andrew Emett (2019-09-23). Marines charged with human smuggling. nationofchange.org Thirteen U.S. Marines stationed at Camp Pendleton in California were formally charged Friday for various crimes, including human smuggling, endangerment, larceny, and perjury. The investigation was launched after two lance corporals were arrested in July for allegedly smuggling three undocumented immigrants near the U.S.-Mexico border. | "Two of the Marines, Lance Cpl. Byron D. Law and Lance Cpl. David J. Salazar-Quintero, both members of 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division… were arrested by border patrol personnel on July 3, 2019 for allegedly transporting and conspiring to transport und…

Staff (2019-09-23). Dozens Arrested as Climate Activists #ShutDownDC. therealnews.com Monday morning's commute was disrupted in the nation's capital when activists blocked 22 intersections to demand action from leaders to address climate change.

teleSUR (2019-09-23). Panama Asks for Help to Halt Destruction of Forests. telesurenglish.net Panamanian Environment Minister Milciades Concepcion warned that just three of his country's 10 provinces have good forest coverage after decades of deforestation that has destroyed at least 50 of the woodlands and jungle. | RELATED: | Amazon Forest: 2 Landowners Arrested for Burning 5,000 Hectares | According to the official estimate, 50 percent of Panama's forests have been lost, as well as the biodiversity they harbored. About 30 percent of the lands that have been deforested…

pip.hinman (2019-09-21). Extinction Rebellion debates stance on police: friend or foe? greenleft.org.au climate emergency Sarah HathwayIssue 1238 Australia Extinction Rebellion climate action policeSeptember 21, 2019On September…

pip.hinman (2019-09-21). Extinction Rebellion blockades Melbourne bridge. greenleft.org.au climate emergencyIssue 1238 Australia Extinction Rebellion MelbourneSeptember 21, 2019Extinction Rebellion activists blockaded Princes Bridge in Melbourne's CBD for several hours on September 14. | Several dozen people were arrested. | Extinction Rebellion activis…

Danny Haiphong (2019-09-20). Late stage U.S. capitalism fosters death and despair, but can it foster class unity? mronline.org Self-determination is still an unknown concept to many despite the efforts of the movement for Black lives and related organizations. | Source

patrick (2019-09-18). Join the Global Climate Strike. Oppose Israel's climate apartheid. bdsmovement.net Join the Global Climate Strike. Oppose Israel's climate apartheid.: Action AlertTell multinational corporations to stop investing in fossil fuels and in Israel's oppression of the Palestinian people. | Economic BoycottSeptember 19, 2019 | By: | | Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC)

Ramzy Baroud (2019-09-17). Israeli Apartheid Made Official: Annexation is the New Reality in Palestine. mintpressnews.com Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is moving quickly to alter the political reality in Palestine, and facing little or no resistance. | On September 10, Netanyahu declared his intentions to annex swathes of Palestinian land adjacent to the Jordan River, an area that covers 2,400 square kilometers, or nearly…

ACLU (2019-09-11). Being Black is Not a Crime: Yunek's Story of Police Brutality. aclu.org A personal story of police brutality at the hands of the police in Peoria, Illinois. | My name is Yunek Moore. I am a Black woman, a college graduate, and a survivor of police brutality. I'm choosing to tell my story because, sadly, this wasn't the last time something like this happened to a person of color in Peoria, Illinois, and that must change. | On June 4, 2013, I was a happy 17-year-old looking forward to attending college at Millikin University. I had just graduated high school, where I was ranked 11th in my entire class and spoke at graduation as one of my final duties as Senior Class President. | That n…

PACBI (2019-08-28). Pacbi Welcomes Statement by More Than 500 Filmmakers Against "Close Up" Initiative Normalizing Israeli Apartheid. bdsmovement.net Pacbi Welcomes Statement by More Than 500 Filmmakers Against "Close Up" Initiative Normalizing Israeli Apartheid: UpdateFilmmakers denounce "Close up," a new documentary film project that aims to normalize relations with Israel as if it were a normal state, not a regime of occupation, settler-colonialism and apartheid. | Cultural BoycottAugust 28, 2019 | B…

2019-09-23: Social Media Postees

San Jose churches and synagogues get set to fight racist mass incarceration
Henry Millstein | peoplesworld.org | 2019-09-23
SAN JOSE–Around 50 activists from various churches and synagogues in San Jose came together on Sept. 20 to take part in a workshop on faith-based action against mass incarceration. The workshop was led by Sophia Jackson, a candidate for ordination as a Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) minister who knows the criminal "justice" system inside …
peoplesworld.org/article/san-jose-churches-and-synagogues-get-set-to-fight-racist-mass-incarceration/

Marines charged with human smuggling
Andrew Emett | nationofchange.org | 2019-09-23
Thirteen U.S. Marines stationed at Camp Pendleton in California were formally charged Friday for various crimes, including human smuggling, endangerment, larceny, and perjury. The investigation was launched after two lance corporals were arrested in July for allegedly smuggling three undocumented immigrants near the U.S.-Mexico border. | "Two of the Marines, Lance Cpl. Byron D. Law and Lance Cpl. David J. Salazar-Quintero, both members of 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division… were arrested by border patrol personnel on July 3, 2019 for allegedly transporting and conspiring to transport und…
nationofchange.org/2019/09/23/marines-charged-with-human-smuggling/

Dozens Arrested as Climate Activists #ShutDownDC
Staff | therealnews.com | 2019-09-23
Monday morning's commute was disrupted in the nation's capital when activists blocked 22 intersections to demand action from leaders to address climate change.
therealnews.com/stories/dozens-arrested-as-climate-activists-shutdowndc

Panama Asks for Help to Halt Destruction of Forests
telesurenglish.net | 2019-09-23
Panamanian Environment Minister Milciades Concepcion warned that just three of his country's 10 provinces have good forest coverage after decades of deforestation that has destroyed at least 50 of the woodlands and jungle. | RELATED: | Amazon Forest: 2 Landowners Arrested for Burning 5,000 Hectares | According to the official estimate, 50 percent of Panama's forests have been lost, as well as the biodiversity they harbored. About 30 percent of the lands that have been deforested…
telesurenglish.net/news/Panama-Asks-for-Help-to-Halt-Destruction-of-Forests-20190923-0009.html

Extinction Rebellion blockades Melbourne bridge
pip.hinman | greenleft.org.au | 2019-09-21
climate emergencyIssue 1238 Australia Extinction Rebellion MelbourneSeptember 21, 2019Extinction Rebellion activists blockaded Princes Bridge in Melbourne's CBD for several hours on September 14. | Several dozen people were arrested. | Extinction Rebellion activis…
greenleft.org.au/content/extinction-rebellion-blockades-melbourne-bridge

Late stage U.S. capitalism fosters death and despair, but can it foster class unity?
Danny Haiphong | mronline.org | 2019-09-20
Self-determination is still an unknown concept to many despite the efforts of the movement for Black lives and related organizations. | Source…
mronline.org/2019/09/20/late-stage-u-s-capitalism-fosters-death-and-despair-but-can-it-foster-class-unity/

Join the Global Climate Strike. Oppose Israel's climate apartheid
patrick | bdsmovement.net | 2019-09-18
Join the Global Climate Strike. Oppose Israel's climate apartheid.: Action AlertTell multinational corporations to stop investing in fossil fuels and in Israel's oppression of the Palestinian people. | Economic BoycottSeptember 19, 2019 | By: | | Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC) …
bdsmovement.net/news/join-global-climate-strike-oppose-israels-climate-apartheid

Israeli Apartheid Made Official: Annexation is the New Reality in Palestine
Ramzy Baroud | mintpressnews.com | 2019-09-17
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is moving quickly to alter the political reality in Palestine, and facing little or no resistance. | On September 10, Netanyahu declared his intentions to annex swathes of Palestinian land adjacent to the Jordan River, an area that covers 2,400 square kilometers, or nearly…
mintpressnews.com/israel-apartheid-made-official-annexation-is-the-new-reality-in-palestine/261902/

Being Black is Not a Crime: Yunek's Story of Police Brutality
aclu.org | 2019-09-11
A personal story of police brutality at the hands of the police in Peoria, Illinois. | My name is Yunek Moore. I am a Black woman, a college graduate, and a survivor of police brutality. I'm choosing to tell my story because, sadly, this wasn't the last time something like this happened to a person of color in Peoria, Illinois, and that must change. | On June 4, 2013, I was a happy 17-year-old looking forward to attending college at Millikin University. I had just graduated high school, where I was ranked 11th in my entire class and spoke at graduation as one of my final duties as Senior Class President. | That n…
aclu.org/blog/criminal-law-reform/reforming-police-practices/being-black-not-crime-yuneks-story-police

Pacbi Welcomes Statement by More Than 500 Filmmakers Against "Close Up" Initiative Normalizing Israeli Apartheid
PACBI | bdsmovement.net | 2019-08-28
Pacbi Welcomes Statement by More Than 500 Filmmakers Against "Close Up" Initiative Normalizing Israeli Apartheid: UpdateFilmmakers denounce "Close up," a new documentary film project that aims to normalize relations with Israel as if it were a normal state, not a regime of occupation, settler-colonialism and apartheid. | Cultural BoycottAugust 28, 2019 | B…
bdsmovement.net/news/pacbi-welcomes-statement-more-500-filmmakers-against-close-initiative-normalizing-israeli