Daily Archives: July 28, 2021

2021-07-28: News Headlines

Judy Greenspan (2021-07-28). Who is Ruchell Magee and why he has been in prison for 58 years. workers.org Ruchell Cinque Magee, a U.S. political prisoner who has served over 58 years in California prisons, was again denied parole July 15 by the state's Board of Parole Hearings. Why won't the state of California allow Magee to go free? His story begins as a Black man from Louisiana, who . . . |

_____ (2021-07-27). Cuba's Cultural Counter-Revolution: US Gov't-Backed Rappers, Artists Gain Fame As 'Catalyst For Current Unrest'. popularresistance.org Over the past decade, the US government has spent millions of dollars to cultivate anti-government Cuban rappers, rock musicians, artists, and journalists in an explicit bid to weaponize "desocialized and marginalized youth." The strategy implemented by the US in Cuba is a real life version of the fantasies anti-Trump Democrats entertained when they fretted that Russia was covertly sponsoring Black Lives Matter and Antifa to spread chaos through North American society.

Staff (2021-07-27). UNVACCINATED diners only: California restaurant says it's having fun watching 'heads explode' over mandatory no-vax policy. rt.com A California restaurant has refused to back down after being bombarded with negative press and customer reviews for posting a sign demanding that all diners provide proof that they have not been vaccinated against Covid-19. | With vaccination status increasingly becoming a prerequisite to participate in many ordinary activities, one Huntington Beach eatery has decided to take a slightly different approach to granting privileges based on personal medical decisions. | On its storefront window, Basilico's Pasta e Vino taped a sign reading: "PROOF OF BEING UNVACCINATED REQUIRED. We have zero tolerance for treasono…

Staff (2021-07-27). Biden says US 'combat mission' in Iraq will be over by year's end, but won't say how many troops to remain deployed. rt.com President Joe Biden said the US combat mission in Iraq will end this December, when Washington's role will shift to training local forces, but declined to say what will come of the 2,500 American troops still in the country | Speaking during a meeting with Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi on Monday, Biden

Staff (2021-07-27). Snowden skewers Big Tech, 'amoral' capital firms for enabling 'Insecurity Industry' & calls for urgent action before it's too late. rt.com Warning that companies that claim to protect national security are the "greatest danger" to it, Edward Snowden has urged the dismantling of this 'Insecurity Industry' by banning trade in intrusive software and penalizing enablers. | In a searing

Joris Leverink (2021-07-27). The Roma struggle from protests to political liberation. roarmag.org The second racialized peoples-led protest against police brutality and institutional racism in Madrid, Spain — 2018. Photo: Kale Amenge | The recent

Staff (2021-07-27). Intelligence forces arrest Mossad terrorist network in W Iran. en.mehrnews.com Iran's Intelligence Ministry announced on Tuesday that a network of the members of the Zionist regime's Spy Organization (Mossad) was arrested on the western border of the country.

ecns.cn (2021-07-27). Delta variant is one of the most infectious respiratory diseases known, U.S. CDC director says. ecns.cn "The delta variant is more aggressive and much more transmissible than previously circulating strains," CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky said on Thursday.

ecns.cn (2021-07-27). U.S. rocked by more than 900 shooting incidents last week: media. ecns.cn More than 900 shooting incidents took place across the United States last week, according to ABC News.

ecns.cn (2021-07-27). Americans' optimism about country's direction drops nearly 20 points: poll. ecns.cn Americans' optimism about the direction of the country has dropped nearly 20 points, according to the latest ABC News/Ipsos poll.

ecns.cn (2021-07-27). Comicomment: U.S. 'cannot fool all the people all the time' over Fort Detrick. ecns.cn You can fool all the people some of the time and some of the people all the time, but you cannot fool all the people all the time.

Unicorn Riot (2021-07-27). Celebrating the Life of Calvin Horton, Killed During George Floyd Uprising. unicornriot.ninja

Staff (2021-07-27). US drone whistleblower Daniel Hale sentenced to 45 months in prison. rt.com Daniel Hale, a former US Air Force intelligence analyst who leaked information about civilian deaths caused by drone strikes overseas, has been sentenced to almost four years in prison under the Espionage Act. | US District Judge Liam O'Grady passed the sentence on Tuesday in a federal court in Alexandria, Virginia, saying that the 45-month sentence was needed as a deterrent to others from disclosing government secrets. O'Grady told Hale he had other options than to share classified documents with a reporter. | Whistleblower Daniel Hale faces sentencing today for revealing the widespread murder of civilians by…

Staff (2021-07-27). By acknowledging America can't stop the pipeline, Biden's Nord Stream 2 deal seals the end of the Washington-centric world order. rt.com The new agreement between the US and Germany was supposed to show the West was united behind American leadership across the globe. Instead, the deal lays bare the emerging fault lines in a rapidly changing multi-polar world. | Clothed in the usual unifying language of upholding common values and confronting Russia, the pact was published last week to great fanfare and harsh criticism at the same time. The US agreed to give its "permission" for the gas pipeline, in exchange for concessions from Germany. Berlin has committed to a one-off payment of $175 million to fund Ukraine's transition to greener energy, and…

sputniknews (2021-07-27). Iran's Intelligence Ministry Says It Has Shattered Mossad Sleeper Cell Plotting Mass Unrest. sputniknews.com Iran and Israel have no relations to speak of, and have waged a decades-long covert war involving cyberattacks, sabotage strikes against one another's commercial shipping, the assassination of nearly a dozen Iranian nuclear scientists by Israeli agents, and more.

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