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2024-06-11: News Headlines

Matthew Rozsa, Salon. (2024-06-11). Climate Change Activists Gear Up For A Summer Of Dissent. popularresistance.org "We have a series of many events," said Pumarol. "We are planning direct actions throughout the summer." | For three months starting on June 10th, they plan on shutting down the headquarter of Citibank, a financial institution that helps fund fossil fuel exploration. They also plan on staging a protest where humans dress as orcas, the iconic cetaceans that have been targeting yachts at least since November. "I think it's been a source of inspiration for many activists. We're also going to have a day where scientists are going to get arrested in front of city headquarters, and we're going to have a day where elder…

themoscowtimes (2024-06-11). Zelensky Says Russia Destroyed Half of Ukraine's Energy Capacity. themoscowtimes.com Months of Russian strikes have caused severe power shortages in Ukraine, leading to regular blackouts, President Zelensky said.

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2024-06-04: News Headlines

Brian Sherry, The Pitt News. (2024-06-04). Pro-Palestinian Protesters Re-Establish An Encampment. popularresistance.org Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania – At least 200 Pro-Palestinian protesters gathered outside of the Cathedral of Learning lawn on Sunday evening to re-establish a "Palestine solidarity encampment." At least one person was arrested. This comes over a month after the previous "Gaza solidarity encampment," which saw a large group of protesters set up camp in Schenley Park for nearly a week. | The protests began at the Cathedral lawn around 5: 30 p.m. on Sunday evening. The protestors set up wooden barricades and fences to block police from entering the encampment. As the evening went on, more protesters joined the initial gro…

Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. (2024-06-04). Twenty Years Of Building An Economic Alternative To Capitalism In The US. popularresistance.org The US Federation of Worker Cooperatives recently turned twenty years old. Clearing the FOG speaks with Dr. Jessica Gordon-Nembhard, a professor and author of "Collective Courage: A History of African-American Cooperative Economic Thought and Practice," and a charter member of the USFWC, about the work to create a national cooperative organization and the rise of the cooperative economy in the United States. She spoke about the role that cooperatives have played in advancing social and economic justice, the benefits of cooperatives not only to the individual but also more broadly to their communities, and the his…

WSWS (2024-06-04). "They were jabbing us with their batons": Arrested UC Santa Cruz student describes police rampage. wsws.org A UC Santa Cruz student described how after approximately 80 arrests at a peaceful anti-genocide protest encampment Friday, many students were vindictively banned from campus by the university.

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