Daily Archives: October 5, 2021

2021-10-05: News Headlines

Staff (2021-10-05). Russian Communist leader warns Putin that police 'brutality' & controversial online voting are 'bomb' waiting to 'blow up' society. rt.com The leader of Russia's Communists has written an open letter to President Vladimir Putin bemoaning the arrests of his comrades and what he sees as the "unjustified brutality" of the police, warning that trouble may lie ahead. | In the missive, published on the party's official website, Gennady Zyuganov complained about the detentions of Communists following protests on September 20 and 25. He described the arrests as "groundless" and "unlawful." | Last month, the party organized two demonstrations against the results of September's parliamentary election, which, for the first time, was held over multiple days.

Daphne Banai (2021-10-05). The Brutality of Denying Water to Palestinians in the South Hebron Hills. globalresearch.ca

Betsey Piette (2021-10-05). Activists call for end to 'death by incarceration'. workers.org A movement of Pennsylvania activists are working to end the state's policy of sentencing incarcerated people to life without the possibility of parole (LWOP). They have coined the term 'death by incarceration' to describe this cruel punishment. "Free our Elders," Philadelphia, Sept. 30. WW Photo: Joe Piette The activists held . . . |

Staff (2021-10-04). Headlines for October 4, 2021. democracynow.org Rallies Across U.S. Call for Reproductive Justice Amid GOP Assault on Abortion, U.S. Tops 700K COVID Deaths; CA Announces Student Vaccine Mandate as NYC Educator Mandate Starts, Major Orange County Oil Spill Blankets Beaches, Kills Wildlife, Pandora Papers Expose Secret Financial Dealings of World Leaders, Billionaires and Other Elites, Facebook Whistleblower Says Co. Repeatedly Put Profit Over Safety, Calls for Regulations, Kabul Blast Kills Five People as Afghan Humanitarian Crisis Grows, 8 Killed at Indian Farmworker Protest, 4,000 Refugees, Including Children, Arrested in Raids by Libyan Authorities, 3 Millio…

Andrew Emett (2021-10-04). NYPD cops arrested on bribery charges. nationofchange.org If convicted, the defendants face up to five years in prison.

Erik Molvar (2021-10-04). Can the BLM be Fixed? Tracy Stone-Manning Takes the Helm of a Broken Agency. counterpunch.org After a contentious confirmation fight in the Senate, Tracy Stone-Manning has been confirmed to become the Director of the Bureau of Land Management. This will be the first time the agency has a properly-confirmed Director since the Obama administration. Under Trump, the agency was headed by a series of temporary stand-ins, including the public-lands-selloff activist

Shabbir Manjee (2021-10-04). Community unveils little library to memorialize Anthony Alvarez six months after his killing. liberationnews.org Six months after Anthony Alvarez's killing by the Chicago Police Department, the community came together to unveil a "little library" at Alvarez's memorial site, as well as hold a speak-out to demand justice and an end to police brutality.

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