Daily Archives: July 19, 2021

2021-07-19: News Headlines

Saqib Sheikh — Elise Arya Chen (2021-07-19). Challenging Supremacy: BLM, Palestine and the Struggle for Equal Rights in Burma. counterpunch.org The recent outbreak of violence between Israel and Gaza in May, which resulted in 248 Palestinian and 12 Israeli lives lost, may just seem like the latest in a series of tragedies in that region. Yet this clash may actually mark a turning point in the long-running conflict. What set it apart is not the

_____ (2021-07-19). Americans Are Calling For Freedom In The US. popularresistance.org The hashtag #SOSUSA became one of Twitter's top political trends this weekend, as thousands of Americans posted calling for freedom in the United States and protesting poverty, police brutality, and a lack of free healthcare. | Many of…

Rainer Shea (2021-07-19). Gaza: a Vision of What Capital & Empire Intend for the Rest of the Globe. orinocotribune.com In this era of decline for U.S. imperialist hegemony and contraction in capital, colonialism increasingly asserts itself through crude and haphazard exercises in profit-driven brutality. Like how the Roman empire during its era of decay

Kali Holloway (2021-07-19). Our 'Racial Reckoning' Is Turning Out to Be a White Lie. thenation.com Our 'Racial Reckoning' Is Turning Out to Be a White Lie…

M Adams (2021-07-19). The Future of the Movement for Black Lives. zcomm.org Urban rebellions blossomed into mass mobilization upon George Floyd's death. Now what?>

Staff (2021-07-18). No Cops, No Corporations — Boston LGBTQ Community Reimagines Pride Celebrations. truthout.org Far from the tourist traps and high-end shopping establishments that line the route the Pride Parade once took through the commercial Downtown Boston, an alternative vision of what a pride march can be has been taking shape in the city over the past two summers. In the neighborhoods of Dorchester, Roxbury and Jamaica Plain — predominantly communities of color — grassroots marches organized by Trans Resistance MA took to the streets to celebrate LGBTQ life and push mainstream LGBTQ…

Staff (2021-07-18). Detroit's Prison Population Will Soon Be Stuck Living Next to a Toxic Site. truthout.org "It felt all too real," Siwatu-Salama Ra said from her home in Detroit, Michigan. Her lifelong struggles against two injustices plaguing her community — pollution and incarceration — had become fused in a surreal way. | Three years ago, Ra,

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