2021-06-03: Social Media Postees

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Colombia: Police Brutality Left 30 People Injured In Pereira
telesurenglish.net | 2021-06-03
Colombia's Mobile Anti-Riot Squadron (ESMAD) on Wednesday night used stun guns and tear gas canisters to halt a peaceful protest in Pereira city, where they left at least 30 people injured. | RELATED: | Seven Killed in Colombia's 60th Massacre of 2020 | Videos posted on social networks show hundreds of people fleeing from the agents amid tear gas smoke and gunfires. The ESMAD attacked protesters to clear the Ciudad Victoria civic square, the main point of resistance in Pereira. | "Our city li…
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Human Rights Mission Condemns State Terrorism In Colombia
telesurenglish.net | 2021-06-03
Colombia's International Human Rights Verification Mission on Thursday ordered an investigation into President Ivan Duque's administration for "torturing, disappearing, raping, and murdering Colombian citizens during the social outbreak." | RELATED: | Colombia To Purchase 'Emergency' Weapons To Quell Protests | "The government is encouraging police brutality, which has limited the right of the people to protest peacefully and to take part in the country's political decisions," the Mission c…
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Why do White Republicans oppose Black Lives Matter?
Julie Hollar | mronline.org | 2021-06-03
Look what they're watching. | June 3, 2021 | Newswire…
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Struggle against cops & prisons shake up Pittsburgh politics
Andrew Bankson | zcomm.org | 2021-06-03
In Pittsburgh, the movement for Black lives has continued to upend the local political establishment…
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Mass Incarceration Has Worsened The COVID-19 Pandemic
_____ | popularresistance.org | 2021-06-03
A massive pandemic risk factor has been hiding in plain sight across the United States, growing exponentially in scale over the last four decades with the support of trillions of dollars spent by federal, state, and local governments. But, inexplicably, the current national policy conversation about rebuilding public health, pandemic preparedness, and biosecurity has entirely ignored it.
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Sunday 6/20: Online Discussion–LGBTQIA+ Pride: No Place for Cops
Bay Area Freedom Socialist Party | indybay.org | 2021-06-03
Via Zoom…
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Nicaragua: Opposition Leader Linked To Money Laundering Scandal
telesurenglish.net | 2021-06-03
Nicaragua's Interior Ministry on Wednesday ordered house arrest against opposition leader Cristiana Chamorro for her involvement in a money-laundering scandal. | RELATED: | Nicaragua: Virtual Reality and Human Rights | The presidential pre-candidate was arrested one day after authorities accused her of abusive management and ideological falsehood for her role in the ONG named after her mother and Nicaragua's former president Violeta Barrios de Chamorro. | After months of investigation, the Interio…
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Mexican Students Who Protested Online Exams Released
telesurenglish.net | 2021-06-03
On Wednesday, a judge in the Mexican State of Chiapas ordered the release of 19 people who were part of the protests staged by students from the Mactumactza teacher training college last month. | RELATED: | Over 95 Million Mexicans To Cast Ballots in June 6 Election | On May 18, hundreds of students took to the streets in Chiapas to demand on-site entrance exams since a large number of them do not have Internet access. As a result of the riots, 95 people were arrested. | The stud…
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The Second Amendment Was Created to Arm White People to Control Black People
Staff | truthout.org | 2021-06-03
Do African Americans have Second Amendment rights? That's the question Emory University professor Carol Anderson set out to answer in her new book, The Second, which looks at the constitutional right to bear arms and its uneven application throughout U.S. history. She says she was prompted to write the book after the 2016 police killing of Philando Castile, who was fatally shot during a traffic stop after he told the officer he had a legal firearm. Anderson says the Second Amendment was alway…
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Colombia: At Least 3,789 Police Brutality Cases Since April 28
telesurenglish.net | 2021-06-02
The Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) Temblores reported on Wednesday at least 3,789 cases of police brutality amid the national strikes in Colombia, which have extended for 36 days. | RELATED: | Colombia's Senator Arias Persecuted for Helping Protesters | According to the latest report, 45 out of the 3,789 cases were homicides, 65 victims suffered eye injuries, 187 cases of gunshots, and 25 cases of sexual violence. Temblores said that there had been 1,649 arbitrary detentions an…
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'Not Another Nickel!' Thousands march in Washington, D.C. against U.S. support for apartheid Israel
Morgan Artyukhina | liberationnews.org | 2021-06-02
The protest came just days after a ceasefire ended Israel's inhumane bombardment of Gaza, which has killed more than 200 people, 65 of whom were children.
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'Not Another Nickel!' Thousands march in Washington, D.C. against U.S. support for apartheid Israel
Morgan Artyukhina | liberationnews.org | 2021-06-02
The protest came just days after a ceasefire ended Israel's inhumane bombardment of Gaza, which has killed more than 200 people, 65 of whom were children.
liberationnews.org/not-another-nickel-th…

Sunday 6/20: Online Discussion–LGBTQIA+ Pride: No Place for Cops
Bay Area Freedom Socialist Party | indybay.org | 2021-06-02
Via Zoom…
indybay.org/newsitems/2021/06/01/1884289…

Skin Privilege: Why Rahm Emanuel Keeps Getting Hired
Delmarie Cobb | counterpunch.org | 2021-06-02
Black people witness "skin privilege" everyday. It's so matter of fact that it hardly gets a second notice unless Black people sound the alarm. We watch people harm us and land on their feet as if nothing ever happened. Yet, we seldom get the benefit of the doubt. In fact, we're punished–even fatally–for the smallest infractions: allegedly…
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