Daily Archives: July 26, 2022

2022-07-26: News Headlines

WSWS (2022-07-26). Under threat of arrests, trucker protest at Oakland Ports enters second week. wsws.org The striking truck owner-operators are continuing to fight for their livelihoods as the ports deploy police to prevent a social explosion as dock workers remain on the job without a contract.

Peoples Dispatch (2022-07-25). 9 Arrested in Police Crackdown on Protests in Tunisia Ahead of Constitutional Referendum. towardfreedom.org Several human-rights defenders and progressive activists were detained during a mass protest against authoritarian moves by President Kais Saied, reports People's Dispatch.

_____ (2022-07-25). Venezuelan Lawyer Laila Tajeldine: Alex Saab, A Political Prisoner Of US Empire. popularresistance.org More than two years have already passed since, on June 12, 2020, Venezuelan diplomat Alex Saab was illegally kidnapped during a technical stopover in Cape Verde and taken to prison, without an arrest warrant. He would remain there until October 16, 2021, when he would be deported to the United States, despite the fact that the appeal against his extradition had not yet been concluded, and despite repeated protests from various international organizations against the arbitrary detention and torture that he has suffered. | Blackmailed by the US government, the government of Cape Verde, already at the end of its leg…

Fight Back (2022-07-24). Tampa turns out to show right-wing student group Turning Point USA they aren't welcome. fightbacknews.org Tampa, FL – Hundreds came out to protest the right-wing, billionaire-funded "student group" Turning Point USA summit, July 23. The Turning Point summit featured a gaggle of reactionary, racist and chauvinistic speakers, not the least of whom was Donald Trump, looking to build momentum for a possible second presidential run. | Shouts of "shame!" echoed through downtown as speaker Laura Rodriguez from Tampa Bay Community Action Committee spoke about the conference's police protection, stating, "They're paying cops to protect those racists and bigots in our city." | Rodriguez continued, "This city is in a housing c…

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