2019-03-06: Social Media Postees

The Recolonization of Latin America and the War on Venezuela
Prof. James Petras | globalresearch.ca | 2019-03-06
Introduction | Not since the US pronounced the Monroe Doctrine proclaiming its imperial supremacy over Latin America, nearly 200 years ago, has a White House regime so openly affirmed its mission to recolonize Latin America. | The second decade of the 21st …
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Trump Breaks Another Promise: Troops Will Remain in Syria
Kurt Nimmo | globalresearch.ca | 2019-03-06
It was a mere two months ago the president of the United States declared he would leave Syria and bring home the troops. | "Our boys, our young women, our men, they're all coming back," Trump said. "And they're coming back | …
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OUSD board member Jumoke Hinton chokes Oakland teacher while Ronald Muhammad shoves others
respect the picket line | indybay.org | 2019-03-06
On March 1st, Oakland teachers picketed the OUSD school board meeting at La Escuelita Elementary. OUSD Board Member Jumoke Hinton showed up with Ronald Muhammad as her muscle and the two of them attempted to barge through the picket line. In the process, Hinton choked Darnisha Wright, a kindergarten teacher at Markham Elementary School, and Muhammad shoved several others around. Both later issued statements denying their actions to various degrees, although Hinton expressed remorse. Watch the videos for yourself and it's apparent both are lying.
indybay.org/newsitems/2019/03/04/1882165…

Not O-KKK: School under fire for play featuring Klansmen
RT | rt.com | 2019-03-06
The Sioux Falls School District in South Dakota has apologized after high school students appeared dressed in Ku Klux Klan costumes during a play, saying proper performance vetting guidelines weren't followed. | …
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IYSSE (Australia) convenor Oscar Grenfell's speech to the Sydney Free Assange rally
WSWS | wsws.org | 2019-03-06
"They're persecuting Julian Assange because they know how much he and WikiLeaks have done to politically educate an entire generation of young people."
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Oakland, California school board passes devastating budget cut following union sellout
WSWS Repost | indybay.org | 2019-03-06
The entire experience of the strike demonstrates that the greatest obstacle to the unity of all teachers, parents and students are the unions themselves, which do not "represent" teachers but are the tools of the corporate and political establishment and its relentless drive to cash in from the destruction of public education.
indybay.org/newsitems/2019/03/05/1882167…

Day Seven of Oakland Teachers' Strike: Pickets at Central Kitchen, Skyline High, and OUSD Board Meeting
OEA | indybay.org | 2019-03-06
On Day Seven, what turned out to be the final day of the strike, Oakland teachers and allies shut down an a construction site, schools across the district, and another OUSD board meeting.
indybay.org/newsitems/2019/03/04/1882165…

North Korea: Achievements in Health and Education
Prof Michel Chossudovsky | globalresearch.ca | 2019-03-05
North Korea's "health system is the envy of the developing world" according to the World Health Organization: WHO director-general Margaret Chan said the country had "no lack of doctors and nurses"
globalresearch.ca/north-korea-their-heal…

Human Rights Orgs: End Canadian Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia
CFJPIME | globalresearch.ca | 2019-03-05
Canadians for Justice and Peace in the Middle East (CJPME) joined eleven other human rights organizations to send a letter calling the Canadian government to immediately suspend arms sales to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The letter pointed out that …
globalresearch.ca/end-canadian-arms-sale…

The Trump-Kim Summit: What Really Happened in Hanoi?
Mike Whitney | globalresearch.ca | 2019-03-05
While the western media has written off last weekend's summit in Hanoi as a failure, the talks did help to burnish Kim Jong-un's reputation as a sincere statesman committed to peacefully resolving the nuclear issue. This is a significant …
globalresearch.ca/what-happened-hanoi/56…

Oakland teachers' strike victory: Billionaires won't determine our kids' futures
Marilyn Bechtel | peoplesworld.org | 2019-03-05
OAKLAND, Calif.–The headline on the Oakland Education Association's website, announcing that union members had ratified the tentative agreement they won with their seven-day strike, said it all: "Back to School: Monday, March 4–The Fight has Just Begun! "With gains in every key area," the union said, "this contract lays a solid foundation for the challenging …
peoplesworld.org/article/oakland-teacher…

Schools Are Policing Black Kids' Hair, and Betsy DeVos Needs to Stop Them
Andre Perry | thenation.com | 2019-03-05
Schools Are Policing Black Kids' Hair, and Betsy DeVos Needs to Stop Them…
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The 1968 L.A. high school walkout celebrated in new student-written oratorio
Eric A. Gordon | peoplesworld.org | 2019-03-05
VAN NUYS, Calif.–What if you attended a high school where you were forbidden to use your own native language (even though it's one that was taught as a subject there)? Where you were pushed into home economics, typing, and shop, and discouraged from pursuing science or the arts? Where none of your history was taught? …
peoplesworld.org/article/the-1968-l-a-hi…

Video: Al Qaeda Strikes Back. Major Escalation in Syria's Northern Hama
South Front | globalresearch.ca | 2019-03-05
In the morning of March 3, fighters of the al-Qaeda-affiliated group Ansar al-Tawhid carried out a major attack on several positions of the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) near the town of Masasneh in northern Hama. A military source told SouthFront …
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Removing "Arab" from the Syrian Arab Republic Would "Balkanize" the Country
Andrew Korybko | globalresearch.ca | 2019-03-05
The Syrian Kurds are committed to changing their country's name. | One of the group's representatives told Sputnik that they insist on changing the constitutional name of the Syrian Arab Republic to the "Syrian Republic" so as to supposedly make the …
globalresearch.ca/removing-arab-syrian-a…

Will Trump Take Action Against OPEC?
Nick Cunningham | globalresearch.ca | 2019-03-05
Brent is creeping back up towards the high-$60s per barrel, prompting a scolding of OPEC by President Trump via tweet earlier this week. | Trump's irritability with high oil prices is well-known, but the tweet suggests that he sees oil prices …
globalresearch.ca/trump-opec/5670466

SNC Lavalin Scandal Blowback from Corrupt Canadian Foreign Policy
Yves Engler | globalresearch.ca | 2019-03-05
Canada's corrupt foreign policy practices have come home to roost on Parliament Hill. | Justin Trudeau's government is engulfed in a major political scandal that lays bare corporate power in Ottawa. But, SNC Lavalin's important role in Canadian foreign policy …
globalresearch.ca/snc-lavalin-scandal/56…

Tommy Robinson and the Ultra Right-wing Jihadists of America
True Publica | globalresearch.ca | 2019-03-05
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The War on Iraq : Five US Presidents, Five British Prime Ministers, More than Thirty Years of Duplicity, and Counting
Felicity Arbuthnot | globalresearch.ca | 2019-03-05
Saddam Hussein invaded Kuwait. He had walked into possibly the biggest trap in modern history…
globalresearch.ca/the-war-on-iraq-five-u…

FDA Bans Cancer-Causing Food Additives, but Won't Enforce Until 2020
Melissa Kravitz | commondreams.org | 2019-03-05
Though these additives exist in trace or larger quantities in nearly every packaged food we consume, after they are approved, there isn't enough research to understand their long-term health effects. (Photo: Michael Semensohn/flickr/cc) | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files…
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The US Wants to Sanction Away Russia's "Great Society"
Andrew Korybko | globalresearch.ca | 2019-03-05
Latest round of proposed US sanctions is intended to offset Putin's legacy-defining socio-economic development program known as the "Great Society" | *** | Congress is deliberating whether to promulgate the so-called " Defending American Security from Kremlin Aggression Act of 2019″ …
globalresearch.ca/us-wants-sanction-away…

The Plot to Attack Iran: How the CIA and the Deep State Have Conspired to Vilify Iran
Jim Miles | globalresearch.ca | 2019-03-05
Western mainstream media (MSM) typically present Iran as a degenerate and impoverished society under the sway of Islamic terrorist fundamentalists. Alternate media and seriously investigated works present a much different picture. Dan Kovalik's The Plot to Attack Iran highlights | …
globalresearch.ca/plot-attack-iran-cia-d…

Global Research Needs Your Support
The Global Research Team | globalresearch.ca | 2019-03-05
Dear Readers, | With almost 1 million monthly visits to our website, and over 50,000 subscribers to our daily newsletter, during the last year we received contributions in the form of donations and paying memberships from only a small fraction of …
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The Shutdown of the GM Lordstown Plant: A Corporate Crime
Shannon Jones | globalresearch.ca | 2019-03-05
Tuesday, March 5, will be the last day of production at the General Motors Lordstown, Ohio, plant as the last Chevy Cruze sedan rolls out of the 6.2 million-square-foot complex, halfway between Cleveland, Ohio, and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. | The closure of …
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Selected Articles: Trump-Kim: Will There be a Third Summit?
Global Research News | globalresearch.ca | 2019-03-05
Online independent analysis of US-led wars, rampant corruption, corporate greed, civil rights and fraudulent monetary transactions is invariably relegated to the bottom rung of search engine results. | As a result we presently do not cover our monthly running costs which …
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Blood Money: Meet the Top 20 Companies Profiting From Endless War
The Mind Unleashed | theantimedia.com | 2019-03-05
(TMU) — Military spending is growing around the world and in 2017 it increased by 1.1 percent, according to the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute. U.S. arms expenditures rose by $9.6 billion, driving the global rise and further consolidating the status of the United States as the world's top spender on the military–by far. The U.S. …

Blood Money: Meet the Top 20 Companies Profiting From Endless War

'F*** n****rs & Jews!' Alabama students caught praising holocaust in shocking viral VIDEO
RT | rt.com | 2019-03-05
A clip of Alabama high school students drunkenly trading racial slurs and casually speculating about the best way of exterminating Jews and black people has gone viral, eliciting social media outrage but little real-life response. | …
rt.com/usa/453030-alabama-students-racia…

New Study Ties Spike in Hospitalizations for Genital, Skin, and Urinary Ailments to Fracking in Pennsylvania
Jessica Corbett, staff writer | commondreams.org | 2019-03-05
New research has tied high rates of hospitalizations for genital, skin, and urinary conditions to fracking in Pennsylvania, underscoring mounting concerns about the public health implications of the controversial process of extracting natural gas. | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files…
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Julian Assange: Hard Power, Soft Power or Something in Between? Washington in Quito
Megan Sherman | globalresearch.ca | 2019-03-05
Most people acknowledge the usually vicious assault of imperial wars that politicians call counter-terrorism strategy has forced developing states to capitulate to America, but the subtle variation in different types of imperial power gives us an even more disturbing picture | …
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How Two Immigration Lawyers Created a Rapid-Response Team to Combat ICE
Alice Speri | theintercept.com | 2019-03-05
Sarah Gillman and Gregory Copeland were half way through a six-hour drive from Rochester to New York City last week when they got word that Baba Sillah, a father of five from the Bronx, was at John F. Kennedy International Airport, about to be deported to Gambia, a country he had left in the early 1990s. | It had been a long two days for the lawyers. On their way upstate, they had stopped by the Bergen County Jail, in New Jersey, to meet a Bangladeshi father facing imminent deportation. They had then driven to Buffalo, New York, where they trained a 21-year-old law student to argue the case of an Albany man, Kini…
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Em Camp Darby, as Foràßas Especiais Italianas
Manlio Dinucci | globalresearch.ca | 2019-03-05
A notícia nà£o é oficial, mas já é badalada: a partir de Outubro, em Camp Darby irá ondular a bandeira italiana. Será que os Estados Unidos està£o para fechar o seu maior arsenal no mundo, fora da mà£e Pátria, restituindo …
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A Camp Darby le forze speciali italiane
Manlio Dinucci | globalresearch.ca | 2019-03-05
La notizia non è ufficiale ma già se ne parla: da ottobre su Camp Darby sventolerà il tricolore. Gli Stati uniti stanno per chiudere il loro più grande arsenale nel mondo fuori dalla madrepatria, restituendo all'Italia i circa 1000 ettari …
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US Militarizing Space for Future Wars
Stephen Lendman | globalresearch.ca | 2019-03-04
The notion of real time star wars, possibly with nukes and/or other super-weapons, should terrify everyone. | The 1967 Outer Space Treaty bans nations from placing WMDs (not conventional weapons) in earth orbit or otherwise in outer space. | It restricts use …
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Watch | The US Humanitarian Aid Ploy to Venezuela Explained
Kei Pritsker | mintpressnews.com | 2019-03-04
As you watch this video, nearly 40 million Americans are experiencing poverty. Every single penny spent on meddling in Latin American affairs instead of American healthcare, education, jobs, and infrastructure is an attack on the poor and working class of this country.
mintpressnews.com/watch-us-humanitarian-…

Student Surveillance Versus Gun Control: The School Safety Discussion We Aren't Having
ACLU | aclu.org | 2019-03-04
Identifying the best way to combat school shootings cannot occur unless Congress repeals amendments blocking gun research and data collation. | On April 20, 1999, two male students walked into Columbine High School and started shooting. By the time it was over, 15 students were dead and 24 more had been injured. America had changed forever. But in some ways, it hasn't changed at all. | Nineteen years later, 17 students were murdered on Valentine's Day at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. That event marked the 2…
aclu.org/blog/privacy-technology/surveil…

The Propaganda Multiplier: How Global News Agencies and Western Media Report on Geopolitics
Swiss Propaganda Research | globalresearch.ca | 2019-03-04
This study was originally published in 2016. | Introduction: "Something strange" | "How does the newspaper know what it knows?" The answer to this question is likely to surprise some newspaper readers: "The main source of information is stories from news agencies. …
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Pakistan: How the Traditional Power Structure Undermines Democracy in Developing World?
Nauman Sadiq | globalresearch.ca | 2019-03-04
The principal fault in democracy, as it is practiced all over the world, is the election campaign funding part, because individuals and corporations that finance election campaigns always have ulterior motives: that is, they treat political funding as investments from …
globalresearch.ca/pakistan-how-tradition…

Eight Years Ago: The Fukushima Nuclear Disaster in Perspective
Dr. Helen Caldicott | globalresearch.ca | 2019-03-04
Japan is by orders of magnitude many times worse than Chernobyl…
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Glorious Bitchery: Yorgos Lanthimos and "The Favourite"
Dr. Binoy Kampmark | globalresearch.ca | 2019-03-04
Yorgos Lanthimos likes his subjects deranged and troubled. He likes seeing queens in the slap, servants in the lurch, and women in mud. But that is just one side. The Favourite is a film of exotic, exorbitant bitchery, filmed with …
globalresearch.ca/yorgos-lanthimos-favou…

Pakistan-India Crisis: The Machinery of Images and the (Post-)Modern War
Ayyaz Mallick | globalresearch.ca | 2019-03-04
On 14 February, 20-year-old Adil Ahmed Dar rammed a vehicle fill of explosives into a bus full of reserve police force personnel in Indian Occupied Kashmir. The attack killed over 40 soldiers and was claimed by militant organization Jaish-e-Muhammad …
globalresearch.ca/machinery-images-post-…

Ted Lindsay, hockey players union pioneer, dies at 93
Associated Press | peoplesworld.org | 2019-03-04
DETROIT (AP)–Detroit Red Wings great and Hall of Famer Ted Lindsay has died at 93. His death was confirmed Monday by son-in-law Lew LaPaugh, president of the Ted Lindsay Foundation, which raises money for autism research. Lindsay died Monday at his home in Michigan. Lindsay was a nine-time All-Star and one of the game's best …
peoplesworld.org/article/ted-lindsay-hoc…

Outrage after California high school students salute Hitler and make swastika out of beer cups
RT | rt.com | 2019-03-04
Two Newport Beach high schools are making headlines after images appeared of an off-campus party during which students arranged red plastic cups into the shape of a swastika and saluted Hitler. | …
rt.com/usa/452979-newport-students-swast…

UNF SDS wins campaign demands
Fight Back | fightbacknews.org | 2019-03-01
Jacksonville, FL – On February 19 the University of North Florida Students for a Democratic Society (UNF SDS) held a rally speaking out against Trump's Declaration of a National Emergency to fund his racist, xenophobic border wall. About 30 students attended despite the chilly rain. Several speakers addressed the protesters about the importance of organizing on campus and opposing Trump's backwards policies. | After the speeches, students from UNF SDS marched across campus to the university president's office and occupied it until the administration met with SDS to discuss the students' demands. SDS dem…
fightbacknews.org/2019/3/1/unf-sds-wins-…

'Reviving the Strike!' author Joe Burns to speak in Michigan
Fight Back | fightbacknews.org | 2019-03-01
Grand Rapids, MI – Excitement is building among trade unionists and community activists in Grand Rapids, about an upcoming event where labor negotiator and author Joe Burns will speak. Michigan is a so-called 'right to work' state, where labor unions are struggling to maintain their membership and power. | "I'm a bus driver and our ATU Local Union 836 struggled for two years to get a contract. The bosses at the Rapid took a lot away from us. Ever since, I've wanted to hear Joe Burns speak about his book Reviving the Strike! We need to learn how to win, like teachers and hotel workers," said Jay DeShane. | As…
fightbacknews.org/2019/3/1/reviving-stri…

Disarmament Expert on N. Korea Summit: An International Process Is Needed to Reduce Nuclear Threat
Democracy Now! | democracynow.org | 2019-02-27
President Trump is meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un today in Vietnam in their second summit to discuss denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula. We speak with physicist, nuclear expert and disarmament activist Zia Mian. He is co-director of the Program on Science and Global Security at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University. He is the co-author of "Unmaking the Bomb: A Fissile Material Approach to Nuclear Disarmament and Nonproliferation."
www.democracynow.org/2019/2/27/disarmame…

It's Time to Make Sure Our Kids Are No Longer Bound, Shackled, or Locked Away When They're at School
ACLU | aclu.org | 2019-02-27
Congress is finally holding a hearing on the use of restraints and seclusion in our schools. | In 1998, teachers in West Virginia strapped a 4-year-old autistic girl with cerebral palsy to a wooden chair. Why? She was being "uncooperative" because she needed to use the bathroom. The girl suffered bruises and was later diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder. | In 2003, school officials in Michigan held a 15-year-old autistic boy in a face-down restraint for an hour after he had a seizure and lost control of his extremities. He died without receiving medical attention. | These are just two of many barbaric s…
aclu.org/blog/disability-rights/disabili…

Conscience Over Profit
Antonio Carty | zcomm.org | 2019-02-27
Palestine needs Europe and the world's solidarity in effective ways, so its good to hear a union in my own abuela Beazcochea's Basque country has voted against its company's attempted collaboration with the internationally condemned Israeli occupation. The workers council of Spanish train manufacturer CAF voted last month against participation in the Jerusalem light rail tramway Read…
zcomm.org/zblogs/conscience-over-profit/

Six new books for an ecosocialist bookshelf
stuart_m | greenleft.org.au | 2019-02-27
Climate and Capitalism's editor Ian Angus looks at six new books that expose environmentalism's false friends, analyse the idea of "environment", explain renewable energy, trace the history of oceans, expose Monsanto's Round-Up, and examine British science denial. Inclusion in this list does not indicate agreement with a book's contents by the author. | *** | What It Will Take: Rejecting Dead-Ends & False Friends in the Fight for the Earth | By Carol Dansereau | CreateSpace, 2016 | To win the environmental fight, we must understand what we're up against…
greenleft.org.au/content/six-new-books-ecosocialist-bookshelf

On the Picket Line with Oakland Teachers
Don Macleay | progressive.org | 2019-02-25
"A tremendous thank you to our beautiful city from the teachers of Oakland. Let's do this again tomorrow!"
progressive.org/public-school-shakedown/…

SPLC and Latin GRAMMY Award-winning band release song that teaches immigrants their rights
splcenter | splcenter.org | 2019-02-22
‚ÄãThe SPLC and the Latin GRAMMY Award-winning band Flor De Toloache launched a new song today whose lyrics teach immigrants about the rights they can exercise when interacting with law enforcement and immigration authorities.
splcenter.org/news/2019/02/22/splc-and-l…

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