2020-02-12: Social Media Postees

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Talking Points For News Anchors Against Sanders
Gary Leupp | counterpunch.org | 2020-02-12
It appears the news directors of the cable channels have directed their anchors to note the following about Bernie Sanders in their objective, fair and balanced news coverage. 1. Bernie Sanders is a self-described socialist. A socialist cannot win in America. Repeat. A socialist cannot win in America. 2. Black people don't like him, and…
counterpunch.org/2020/02/12/talking-points-for-news-anchors-against-sanders/

Canadian Embassy: Militarily Supporting Israeli Apartheid
Yves Engler | dissidentvoice.org | 2020-02-12
Canada is celebrating the agents of Palestinian misery. Last month the Canadian Embassy in Tel Aviv held an event to celebrate Canadians fighting in the Israeli military. They invited all 78 Canadians in the IDF to the ambassador's residence to demonstrate their appreciation. Referring to non-Israelis who join the IDF, ambassador Deborah Lyons told the …
dissidentvoice.org/2020/02/canadian-embassy-militarily-supporting-israeli-apartheid/

Israeli Blocking of Palestinian Exports to Jordan Shows Reality of Apartheid that the Kushner Plan Would Only Cement
Juan Cole | globalresearch.ca | 2020-02-12
The Israeli government blockade on Palestinian agricultural exports through Jordan on Sunday illustrates the Apartheid character of Israeli rule over the Palestinians. Palestinian trucks loaded with produce were stopped by quickly-erected Israeli blast walls and forbidden to head into Jor…
globalresearch.ca/israeli-blocking-palestinian-exports-jordan-reality-apartheid/5703432

Why the Buttigieg Campaign Tried to Have Me Arrested for Handing Out Information About Medicare for All
Norman Solomon | indybay.org | 2020-02-12
Trying to block information on a New Hampshire campus…
indybay.org/newsitems/2020/02/10/18830596.php

Pakistan Convicts Hafiz Saeed in Terror Financing Case
sputniknews.com | 2020-02-12
New Delhi (Sputnik): Saeed was arrested on several occasions between 2000 and 2018, but not once was a case registered against him under Pakistan's anti-terror law. However, the Imran Khan government started taking stern action against terror outfits last year in view of surging global pressure to act against terrorism.
sputniknews.com/asia/202002121078294278-pakistan-convicts-hafiz-saeed-in-terror-financing-case/

Trump Puts More Pressure on Cuba, Targets Cuban Doctors Program
telesurenglish.net | 2020-02-11
Donald Trump's administration is targeting the Cuban medical program that has helped some of the most impoverished communities worldwide, in a bid to exert more pressure on Cuba's economy, according to a report published Tuesday by the Guardian. | RELATED: | Cuban Doctors Arrested, Harassed In Bolivia Return Home Safely | Washington is using a whole host of allegations to thwart the program. It has been accusing Havana of undermining democracy and interfering in the internal affai…
telesurenglish.net/news/Trump-Puts-More-Pressure-on-Cuba-Targets-Cuban-Doctors-Program-20200211-0022.html

Bloomberg Said This of Murder Suspects in 2015: 'Just Take the Description, Xerox It, and Pass It Out to All the Cops. They Are Male, Minorities, 16-25.'
Eoin Higgins, staff writer | commondreams.org | 2020-02-11
In a separate resurfaced audio recording, the billionaire and former NYC mayor said of stop and frisk, "I think we disproportionately stop whites too much, and minorities too little." | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files…
commondreams.org/news/2020/02/11/bloomberg-said-murder-suspects-2015-just-take-description-xerox-it-and-pass-it-out?cd-origin=rss

"Our Very Existence Is the Resistance": An Hour w/ AOC, Ayanna Pressley, Rashida Tlaib & Ilhan Omar
Staff | democracynow.org | 2020-02-10
On Friday, Democracy Now! co-host Nermeen Shaikh sat down for a rare joint interview with the Squad, the group of four freshmen Democratic congresswomen who have taken Capitol Hill by storm: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York, Ayanna Pressley of Massachusetts, Rashida Tlaib of Michigan and Ilhan Omar of Minnesota. Omar and Tlaib are the first Muslim women elected to Congress. Omar is a former refugee from Somalia, and Tlaib is the first female Palestinian-American member of Congress. Ayanna Pressley is the first African-American woman elected to Congress from Massachusetts. Ocasio-Cortez was just 29 years old w…
www.democracynow.org/2020/2/10/democracy…

Man with knife & plan to 'assassinate' Trump detained outside White House
rt.com | 2020-02-09
A man carrying a knife has been detained outside the White House in Washington, DC. He told the US Secret Service that he'd brought the weapon to "assassinate" Donald Trump. | The suspect himself approached a security officer who was patrolling outside the presidential residence Saturday afternoon, and told him of his plan. "I have a knife to do it with," he said, according to a police report seen by AP. | Police identified the man as 25-year-old Roger Hedgpeth, who was arrested on charges of making threats to cause bodily harm. The man had a 3.5-inch (around 9-cm) knife on him as well as an empty pistol holst…
rt.com/usa/480455-man-knife-white-house-kill-trump/

Israeli troops kill anti-Trump protester
Fight Back | fightbacknews.org | 2020-02-07
17-year-old Mohamed Sulaiman Alhddad was shot and killed by Israeli troops in the West Bank city of Hebron, February 5, during a protest responding to President Trump's "Deal of the Century." Other protesters have been killed or injured in recent days. | Trump's plan would strengthen Israeli apartheid and has no support among Palestinians. Resistance groups, such as the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, vow to oppose it.
fightbacknews.org/2020/2/7/israeli-troops-kill-anti-trump-protester

Indigenous activists opposing pipeline project attacked, arrested by Canadian police
Fight Back | fightbacknews.org | 2020-02-07
Milwaukee, WI – In the early morning hours of February 6, officers from the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) invaded territory belonging to the peoples of the Wet'suwet'en Nation, attacking indigenous activists and supporters who are actively opposing a pipeline project that will cut across Wet'suwet'en land. At least six land protectors were arrested and several others, including members of the media on the scene, were detained and removed from Wet'suwet'en territory by the RCMP. | This escalation is only the most recent incident in a conflict which began back in 2018 but whose true origins extend back to wh…
fightbacknews.org/2020/2/7/indigenous-activists-opposing-pipeline-project-attacked-arrested-canadian-police

Pakistan: Call to release protesters facing terror charges
Susan Price | greenleft.org.au | 2020-02-06
civil liberties Susan PriceIssue 1252 Pakistan anti-terror lawsFebruary 6, 2020Twenty-nine people were arrested in Islamabad on January 28 while peacefully protesting the arrest and imprisonment of Manzoor Pashteen, leader of the Pashtun Tahafuz Movement (PTM). | Tw…
greenleft.org.au/content/pakistan-call-release-protesters-facing-terror-charges

Using Bail as Ransom Violates the Core Tenets of Pretrial Justice
Andrea Woods | aclu.org | 2020-02-05
Rebecca Gill was out of | options. At 39 years old, she was arrested and though not convicted of a crime | and presumed innocent, confined to a jail cell. This happened because of a cash | bail requirement that she couldn't afford. Her friends didn't have extra money | to help, and she was unlikely to see a judge until she'd been in jail for two | full weeks. | Stuck in jail, she was in | jeopardy of losing her job and her driver's license. Losing her license would result | in myriad consequences, such as preventing her from getting to work and making | it more difficult to take care of her son and mother. | T…
aclu.org/news/smart-justice/using-bail-as-ransom-violates-the-core-tenets-of-pretrial-justice

'This Is an Apartheid Proposal and It's a Nonstarter' – CounterSpin interview with Omar Baddar on Israel/Palestine 'peace deal'
Janine Jackson | fair.org | 2020-02-04
Janine Jackson interviewed the Arab American Institute's Omar Baddar about the Trump/Kushner "peace deal" for Israel/Palestine for the January 31, 2020, episode of CounterSpin. This is a lightly edited transcript. | Media…
fair.org/home/this-is-an-apartheid-proposal-and-its-a-nonstarter/

Weekend Read: 2020: African Americans and the Vote
splcenter.org | 2020-01-29
Historian Carter G. Woodson in 1926 established "Negro History Week" to celebrate the contributions to our nation made by Black people.
splcenter.org/news/2020/02/01/weekend-read-2020-african-americans-and-vote

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