Daily Archives: December 2, 2019

2019-12-02: News Headlines

David Trujillo (2019-12-02). Romaine "Chip" Fitzgerald, California's longest serving Black Panther, still incarcerated. peoplesworld.org Romaine "Chip" Fitzgerald, a former member of the Black Panther Party, has served 50 years within the California State Department of Corrections. He is the longest-incarcerated Black Panther in U.S. history. Fitzgerald entered the state prison as a young man when he was in his teens. He is now 70 years old and a great-grandfather. …

Margaret Kimberley (2019-12-02). Say No to Bloomberg. globalresearch.ca Bloomberg says he wants to stop Donald Trump but he's really running to stop Bernie Sanders. | "Bloomberg targeted black people for political gain with whites and he created great suffering in the process." | In 2002 Michael Bloomberg was sworn …

Tech Workers Coalition-SF and 223A Collective (2019-12-02). SF: Industrial Organizing Against the Apartheid State. indybay.org SOMA. SF | RSVP at link below to get exact address | tinyurl.com/ydln9emf

Staff (2019-12-02). Headlines for December 2, 2019. democracynow.org COP25 Opens in Madrid Amid Dire Warnings About Climate Change, House Judiciary Committee to Hold Hearing in Impeachment Inquiry, 3 Women Accuse Ambassador Sondland of Sexual Misconduct, Iraqi Prime Minister Resigns Amid Anti-Government Protests, Malta Prime Minister Resigns amid Probe of Journalist's Murder, Three More Egyptian Journalists Arrested, Attack on London Bridge Kills 2 Cambridge Graduates, Trump Visits Afghanistan in Surprise Thanksgiving Trip, Supreme Court to Hear First Major Gun Case in Nearly a Decade, Twitter Suspends Account of Ilhan Omar's Challenger, Sestak and Bullock Drop Out of 2020 Preside…

teleSUR (2019-12-01). US Created Fake University to Lure Int'l Students, Arrest Them. telesurenglish.net The United States Department of Homeland Security created a fake university in 2015 luring international students who wanted to study in the country, in order to have them arrested by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency, as reported by the Detroit Free Press on Nov. 27. | RELATED: | Yale Student Fights To Halt Deportation of His Mother With Stage IV Cancer | About 90 foreign students, mostly from India, of the fake University of Farmington located in Detr…

RT (2019-11-30). US cryptocurrency expert arrested for 'aiding adversary & sanctions violation' over North Korea trip. rt.com The FBI has arrested an American citizen accused of illicitly traveling to Pyongyang to give a talk on cryptocurrencies, claiming that the tech expert knowingly undermined Washington's efforts to isolate North Korea economically. | Virgil Griffith was taken into custody in Los Angeles over the trip to Pyongyang, where the Department of Justice says he gave "a presentation and technical advice on using cryptocurrency and blockchain technology." | "Mr Griffith allegedly traveled to North Korea without permission from the federal government, and with knowledge [that] what he was doing was against the law," the De…

Wiepke (2019-11-29). Apartheid Free Zone Campaign in Italy Has Grown by 50 Percent Since Launch in June. bdsmovement.net Apartheid Free Zone Campaign in Italy Has Grown by 50 Percent Since Launch in June: Update150 commercial, cultural and sporting activities in Italy have declared themselves free of Israeli apartheid Apartheid Free ZonesNovember 29, 2019 | By: | | BDS Italy

Chris Gelardi (2019-11-27). New York City Joins the Global Insurrection Against Neoliberalism and Repression. thenation.com New York City Joins the Global Insurrection Against Neoliberalism and Repression…

RT (2019-11-27). Entrapment? ICE created fake universities to lure foreign students before arresting & deporting them. rt.com US immigration authorities created fake universities, lured foreign-born students to enroll, and took large sums of their money — before arresting and deporting them for immigration violations, a new report has revealed. | In recent months, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has deported 90 students enrolled in a fake Michigan-based university, the Detroit Free Press reported on Wednesday. As many as 250 people, mostly from India, have been arrested since January, as part of the sting operation concocted by federal agents. | The scammed students had arrived in the US legally on student visas, but…

Ryan Grim (2019-11-26). Pete Buttigieg Says Marijuana Arrests Signify "Systemic Racism." His South Bend Police Fit the Bill. theintercept.com A black South Bend resident was 4.3 times more likely to be arrested for possessing marijuana since 2012 than a white resident. Nationally, it was 3: 1.

Staff (2019-11-26). "Her Gallantry Remains": Oprah Winfrey Remembers Acclaimed Writer Toni Morrison. democracynow.org Last Thursday, literary luminaries and social leaders from around the country gathered at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in Manhattan to honor Toni Morrison, one of the nation's most influential writers. She died in August at the age of 88 from complications of pneumonia. In 1993, Morrison became the first African-American woman to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature. She also won a Pulitzer Prize in 1988 for her classic work "Beloved." Much of Morrison's writing focused on the black female experience in America, and her writing style honored the rhythms of black oral tradition. In 2012, President Obama…

Staff (2019-11-25). Police Raid Egypt's Last Independent News Outlet Mada Masr Amid "Increasingly Hostile" Media Climate. democracynow.org Egyptian security forces raided the office of Mada Masr, the country's last independent media outlet, and arrested three of its journalists this weekend. The raid began Sunday afternoon, when nine plainclothes security officers entered the Mada Masr office in Cairo, seizing phones and laptops and holding the staff in the building for more than three hours. They then arrested editor-in-chief Lina Attalah, managing editor Mohamed Hamama and reporter Rana Mamdouh. It came just a day after security forces arrested senior editor Shady Zalat at his home. All four journalists were released from detention Sunday night. T…

Staff (2019-11-22). Headlines for November 22, 2019. democracynow.org Ex-White House Adviser Warns Impeachment Probe of GOP's "Fictional Narrative" on Ukraine, Senate Republicans May Limit Trump's Impeachment Trial to Two Weeks, Mass Protests in Colombia Oppose Right-Wing Government, Bolivian Soldiers Tear Gas Funeral Procession for Slain Protesters, Iran Continues Internet Blackout After Violently Repressing Protests, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Indicted on Corruption Charges, Protesters Confront Joe Biden Over Obama-Era Deportations, Over 100 Lawmakers Call on President Trump to Fire Stephen Miller, Seven Arrested at UC Berkeley Protest of Ann Coulter Speech, Syracu…

patrick (2019-11-20). Palestine is a climate justice issue – Israeli apartheid is not "green" bdsmovement.net Palestine is a climate justice issue – Israeli apartheid is not "green": Update Click to download and print this Fact Sheet.November 21, 2019 | By: | | Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC)

SAMIR (2019-11-19). Responses to Aurora's Tel Aviv shows. bdsmovement.net Responses to Aurora's Tel Aviv shows: PACBI StatementResponses to Norwegian singer Aurora's concerts in apartheid Tel Aviv | Cultural BoycottNovember 19, 2019 | By: | | Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI)

SAMIR (2019-11-18). Catherine Ringer: Cancel Apartheid Tel Aviv Concert. bdsmovement.net Catherine Ringer: Cancel Apartheid Tel Aviv Concert: Open LetterPalestinians appeal to French singer Catherine Ringer to cancel her December 19th concert in apartheid Tel Aviv | Cultural BoycottNovember 18, 2019…

splcenter (2019-11-18). Suspected Atomwaffen Member Arrested, Charged With Gun Possession. splcenter.org Federal authorities continued a crackdown on the violent neo-Nazi organization Atomwaffen Division by indicting a suspected member on gun charges.

2019-12-02: Social Media Postees

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Romaine "Chip" Fitzgerald, California's longest serving Black Panther, still incarcerated
David Trujillo | peoplesworld.org | 2019-12-02
Romaine "Chip" Fitzgerald, a former member of the Black Panther Party, has served 50 years within the California State Department of Corrections. He is the longest-incarcerated Black Panther in U.S. history. Fitzgerald entered the state prison as a young man when he was in his teens. He is now 70 years old and a great-grandfather. …
peoplesworld.org/article/romaine-chip-fitzgerald-californias-longest-serving-black-panther-still-incarcerated/

Say No to Bloomberg
Margaret Kimberley | globalresearch.ca | 2019-12-02
Bloomberg says he wants to stop Donald Trump but he's really running to stop Bernie Sanders. | "Bloomberg targeted black people for political gain with whites and he created great suffering in the process." | In 2002 Michael Bloomberg was sworn …
globalresearch.ca/say-no-bloomberg/5696521

SF: Industrial Organizing Against the Apartheid State
Tech Workers Coalition-SF and 223A Collective | indybay.org | 2019-12-02
SOMA. SF | RSVP at link below to get exact address | tinyurl.com/ydln9emf
indybay.org/newsitems/2019/12/02/18828549.php

US Created Fake University to Lure Int'l Students, Arrest Them
telesurenglish.net | 2019-12-01
The United States Department of Homeland Security created a fake university in 2015 luring international students who wanted to study in the country, in order to have them arrested by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency, as reported by the Detroit Free Press on Nov. 27. | RELATED: | Yale Student Fights To Halt Deportation of His Mother With Stage IV Cancer | About 90 foreign students, mostly from India, of the fake University of Farmington located in Detr…
telesurenglish.net/news/US-Govt-Created-Fake-University-to-Lure-Intl-Students-Arrest-Them-20191201-0007.html

US cryptocurrency expert arrested for 'aiding adversary & sanctions violation' over North Korea trip
rt.com | 2019-11-30
The FBI has arrested an American citizen accused of illicitly traveling to Pyongyang to give a talk on cryptocurrencies, claiming that the tech expert knowingly undermined Washington's efforts to isolate North Korea economically. | Virgil Griffith was taken into custody in Los Angeles over the trip to Pyongyang, where the Department of Justice says he gave "a presentation and technical advice on using cryptocurrency and blockchain technology." | "Mr Griffith allegedly traveled to North Korea without permission from the federal government, and with knowledge [that] what he was doing was against the law," the De…
rt.com/usa/474710-crypto-expert-arrested-sanctions/

Apartheid Free Zone Campaign in Italy Has Grown by 50 Percent Since Launch in June
Wiepke | bdsmovement.net | 2019-11-29
Apartheid Free Zone Campaign in Italy Has Grown by 50 Percent Since Launch in June: Update150 commercial, cultural and sporting activities in Italy have declared themselves free of Israeli apartheid Apartheid Free ZonesNovember 29, 2019 | By: | | BDS Italy …
bdsmovement.net/news/apartheid-free-zone-campaign-italy-has-grown-50-percent-launch-june

New York City Joins the Global Insurrection Against Neoliberalism and Repression
Chris Gelardi | thenation.com | 2019-11-27
New York City Joins the Global Insurrection Against Neoliberalism and Repression…
thenation.com/article/subway-cops-protest/

Entrapment? ICE created fake universities to lure foreign students before arresting & deporting them
rt.com | 2019-11-27
US immigration authorities created fake universities, lured foreign-born students to enroll, and took large sums of their money — before arresting and deporting them for immigration violations, a new report has revealed. | In recent months, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has deported 90 students enrolled in a fake Michigan-based university, the Detroit Free Press reported on Wednesday. As many as 250 people, mostly from India, have been arrested since January, as part of the sting operation concocted by federal agents. | The scammed students had arrived in the US legally on student visas, but…
rt.com/usa/474504-fake-university-foreign-students-us/

Pete Buttigieg Says Marijuana Arrests Signify "Systemic Racism." His South Bend Police Fit the Bill
Ryan Grim | theintercept.com | 2019-11-26
A black South Bend resident was 4.3 times more likely to be arrested for possessing marijuana since 2012 than a white resident. Nationally, it was 3: 1.
theintercept.com/2019/11/26/pete-buttigieg-south-bend-marijuana-arrests/

"Her Gallantry Remains": Oprah Winfrey Remembers Acclaimed Writer Toni Morrison
Staff | democracynow.org | 2019-11-26
Last Thursday, literary luminaries and social leaders from around the country gathered at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in Manhattan to honor Toni Morrison, one of the nation's most influential writers. She died in August at the age of 88 from complications of pneumonia. In 1993, Morrison became the first African-American woman to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature. She also won a Pulitzer Prize in 1988 for her classic work "Beloved." Much of Morrison's writing focused on the black female experience in America, and her writing style honored the rhythms of black oral tradition. In 2012, President Obama…
www.democracynow.org/2019/11/26/toni_mor…

Police Raid Egypt's Last Independent News Outlet Mada Masr Amid "Increasingly Hostile" Media Climate
Staff | democracynow.org | 2019-11-25
Egyptian security forces raided the office of Mada Masr, the country's last independent media outlet, and arrested three of its journalists this weekend. The raid began Sunday afternoon, when nine plainclothes security officers entered the Mada Masr office in Cairo, seizing phones and laptops and holding the staff in the building for more than three hours. They then arrested editor-in-chief Lina Attalah, managing editor Mohamed Hamama and reporter Rana Mamdouh. It came just a day after security forces arrested senior editor Shady Zalat at his home. All four journalists were released from detention Sunday night. T…
www.democracynow.org/2019/11/25/mada_mas…

Headlines for November 22, 2019
Staff | democracynow.org | 2019-11-22
Ex-White House Adviser Warns Impeachment Probe of GOP's "Fictional Narrative" on Ukraine, Senate Republicans May Limit Trump's Impeachment Trial to Two Weeks, Mass Protests in Colombia Oppose Right-Wing Government, Bolivian Soldiers Tear Gas Funeral Procession for Slain Protesters, Iran Continues Internet Blackout After Violently Repressing Protests, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Indicted on Corruption Charges, Protesters Confront Joe Biden Over Obama-Era Deportations, Over 100 Lawmakers Call on President Trump to Fire Stephen Miller, Seven Arrested at UC Berkeley Protest of Ann Coulter Speech, Syracu…
www.democracynow.org/2019/11/22/headline…

Palestine is a climate justice issue – Israeli apartheid is not "green"
patrick | bdsmovement.net | 2019-11-20
Palestine is a climate justice issue – Israeli apartheid is not "green": Update Click to download and print this Fact Sheet.November 21, 2019 | By: | | Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC) …
bdsmovement.net/news/palestine-climate-justice-issue-israeli-apartheid-not-green

Responses to Aurora's Tel Aviv shows
SAMIR | bdsmovement.net | 2019-11-19
Responses to Aurora's Tel Aviv shows: PACBI StatementResponses to Norwegian singer Aurora's concerts in apartheid Tel Aviv | Cultural BoycottNovember 19, 2019 | By: | | Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) …
bdsmovement.net/news/aurora

Catherine Ringer: Cancel Apartheid Tel Aviv Concert
SAMIR | bdsmovement.net | 2019-11-18
Catherine Ringer: Cancel Apartheid Tel Aviv Concert: Open LetterPalestinians appeal to French singer Catherine Ringer to cancel her December 19th concert in apartheid Tel Aviv | Cultural BoycottNovember 18, 2019…
bdsmovement.net/open-letter-to-catherine-ringer

Suspected Atomwaffen Member Arrested, Charged With Gun Possession
splcenter.org | 2019-11-18
Federal authorities continued a crackdown on the violent neo-Nazi organization Atomwaffen Division by indicting a suspected member on gun charges.
splcenter.org/hatewatch/2019/11/18/suspected-atomwaffen-member-arrested-charged-gun-possession