2019-06-03: News Headlines

Austyn Ross (2019-06-03). NAACP to Host 110th National Convention in Detroit. naacp.org NAACP to Highlight 110 Years of Civil Rights History, and the Current Fight for Voting Rights, Criminal Justice Reform, Economic Opportunity, Education Equality & More BALTIMORE — Thousands are expected to gather in Detroit to commemorate the NAACP's 110th National Convention from July 20-24, 2019. With the theme, "When We Fight, We Win," the convention …

Shawgi Tell (2019-06-03). Joe Biden Supports Privately-Operated Charter Schools. dissidentvoice.org Joe Biden is one of about two dozen 2020 democratic candidates running for President of the United States. This is not his first presidential campaign. Biden served under President Barack Obama as Vice President for eight years. Obama became well-known for many antisocial policies in many spheres, especially education, including the aggressive promotion of privately-operated …

plenglish (2019-06-03). Academic Strike in Chile Reaches Wide Support. plenglish.com 03 de junio de 2019, 16: 21Santiago de Chile, Jun 3 (Prensa Latina)The indefinite strike of primary and secondary school teachers in Chile, which began on Monday, has reached 80 percent of the support of those affiliated to the Chilean Teachers" Association.

Eds. (2019-06-03). Interview with Michael Heinrich. mronline.org Think about it: when we look at our own biography, to what influenced us, why we became what we became, why we became leftists, very often there are already events in childhood. When you were a youngster, perhaps there was a teacher, who influenced you or an early friend, who opened your eyes to this […] | Source

Jake Johnson, staff writer (2019-06-03). 'Absolutely Disgusting': West Virginia Senate Passes Bill That Would Ban Teacher Strikes. commondreams.org The Republican measure was condemned as "pure retribution" for the mass teacher strikes that swept the state last year | https://www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/headline/thumbs/west_virginia_0.jpg…

teleSUR (2019-06-03). Honduras Gov't Backtracks on Neoliberal Laws Amid Large Strike. telesurenglish.net President of Honduras Juan Orlando Hernandez (JOH) announced Sunday that two decrees related to education and health will be repealed. The decrees have been rejected by the teachers and public sector doctors who are in an indefinite strike since Thursday. | RELATED: | Masked Men Set US Embassy in Honduras Ablaze, Teacher Blamed | "The repeal o…

plenglish (2019-06-03). Chile's Professors Go on Indefinite Strike. plenglish.com Santiago de Chile, Jun 3 (Prensa Latina) The Chilean Teachers" Association has begun an indefinite strike Monday in response to the position of the Ministry of Education (Mineduc), which rejected a series of requests from the union.

Party for Socialism and Liberation (2019-06-03). Forum & Discussion: The Fight for Public Education. indybay.org 2969 Mission St. near 26th St.

PACBI (2019-06-03). Scientists Protest Holding International Physics Olympiad in Israel over Its Denial of Palestinian Right to Education. bdsmovement.net Scientists Protest Holding International Physics Olympiad in Israel over Its Denial of Palestinian Right to Education: In the NewsTwenty scientists, including the 2018 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry George P. Smith, wrote an open letter to the organizers of the next International Physics Olympiad to protest against holding the contest in Israel due to its denial of Palestinian human ri…

Brian Becker (2019-06-03). Tiananmen: The Massacre that Wasn't. liberationnews.org The "pro-democracy" protest movement was led by privileged, well-connected students from elite universities who were explicitly calling for the replacement of socialism with capitalism.

Carl Bloice (2019-06-03). Tiananmen Square 1989: People's World on the scene. peoplesworld.org Carl Bloice (1939-2014), then the associate editor and Moscow correspondent of People's Daily World, was in Beijing in the summer of 1989 during the USSR-China summit. While there, he went to Tiananmen Square and talked with demonstrators who were demanding an end to corruption and greater democracy. Students first started to gather in the square …

teleSUR (2019-06-03). Chile: Indigenous People Reject Piñera's Consultation. telesurenglish.net The Committees of Indigenous Peoples of the Communist, Progressive and Green Socialist Regionalist Front parties rejected the Indigenous Consultation being developed by the Chilean government to modify current Indigenous laws. | RELATED: | Chilean Police Repress Thousands of Protesting Students | The parties, in a statement, denounced changes proposed by the go…

Erwin Knoll (2019-06-03). Thirty Years After Tiananmen Square: Can the Billion Prevail? progressive.org At the height of the protests more than one million students and workers occupied the square. Ultimately, the government declared martial law and brought in troops and tanks.

Elizabeth Fischer (2019-06-03). Hawkish Trump White House Endangers our Collective Conscience. counterpunch.org The war drums in the White House have been beating louder in recent months. While Trump has shown himself willing to embrace bellicose rhetoric to further his political ambitions, until recently, it had been mostly all talk. However, the appointment of known war hawk John Bolton as national security adviser signaled a strong shift from More

Julia Conley, staff writer (2019-06-03). 'Industry Front Group' Claims to Promote Public Health While Fighting Chemical and Food Safety Regulations, Study Finds. commondreams.org An international so-called science institute has for years embedded itself on public health panels run by the European Union and United Nations, only to work against the goals of such bodies by pushing the profit-focused agendas of the tobacco, pesticide, and other industries, according to a new study. | https://www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/headline/thumbs/pesticides_usaid_0.jpg…

Staff (2019-06-03). Climate Science Denied as Trump Admin Orders Halt on Long Term Projections. therealnews.com One way in which climate change deniers are getting their way in the Trump administration is by subverting the application of scientific findings by ignoring long-term projections when setting policy. We discuss the implications with Senior Greenpeace Climate Campaigner John Noel…

Press TV (2019-06-03). Scandalous Details of Trump's 'Deal of Century' for Palestine. globalresearch.ca US President Donald Trump's "the deal of the century" wants Palestinian refugees to be naturalized and settled in several countries, including Lebanon, Syria, Jordan and Iraq, Israeli daily Haaretz reports. | As the world marked the International Quds Day on Friday, …

Tony Cartalucci (2019-06-03). US-Iran: Inverted Reality, Real War. America's Al Qaeda Mercenaries. Iran is Fighting the Largest State Sponsor of Terror. globalresearch.ca In its march toward yet another war, the United States accuses Iran of using military force to establish itself as a "regional hegemon." It accuses Iran of being the largest state sponsor of terrorism in the world. It accuses Iran …

Irwin Jerome (2019-06-03). Australia's Voters Betray Themselves, Their Homeland and Mother Earth. asia-pacificresearch.com

Philip A Farruggio (2019-06-03). Clean Hands, Dirty Hands… No Hands! globalresearch.ca Seven years ago Oliver Stone and Peter Kuznick wrote a book (and Stone followed with a 10 part series on The Showtime Channel) The Untold History of the United States. This is a 'must read' or 'should view' for anyone …

Johanna Ross (2019-06-03). Grenfell, Windrush and Skripal: Theresa May's Tainted Tenure Finally Ends in Tears. globalresearch.ca The next UK Prime Minister has their work cut out to unite a divided nation, but also to improve Britain's standing on the world stage, after one of the worst periods in UK-Russian relations | *** | UK Prime Minister Theresa May…

Andrew Korybko (2019-06-03). Belt and Road, Consolidation of Russia-China Economic Relations: President Xi in Saint Petersburg. globalresearch.ca Chinese President Xi will attend this week's Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) and likely broker some Belt & Road Initiative (BRI) deals with his Russian counterpart. | Thousands of people from across the world will be descending on Russia's "second …

Margaret Kimberley (2019-06-03). No Chemical Attacks in Syria. Misleading Public Opinion. Blaming Bashar Al Assad. The Media's "Humanitarian" Pro-War Narrative. globalresearch.ca The corporate media is concealing a leaked UN agency report that shows Syrian government innocence in an alleged chemical attack. | "Americans have been fed a steady diet of 'Assad the butcher' and any counter narrative is disappeared." | The corporate media …

Zero Hedge (2019-06-03). "They Are Prone to Cracking": FAA Orders Boeing to Replace Wing Components on Hundreds of 737s. globalresearch.ca As if trade war wasn't enough for traders to worry about with futures reopening sharply lower after China's government blamed the U.S. for the latest collapse in trade talks, it appears that Boeing is about to resume the position as …

Andrew Korybko (2019-06-03). The Pentagon's "Indo-Pacific Strategy Report" Is All About Containing China. globalresearch.ca Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Shanahan summarized the main points of the Pentagon's newly released "Indo-Pacific Strategy Report" during the Shangri-La Dialogue forum in Singapore over the weekend, but the document itself contains many other important details that he failed to …

Stephen Lendman (2019-06-03). Brits to Protest Trump in London. 18 Anti-Trump Related Events. DJT to Meet Up Queen Elizabeth II. globalresearch.ca Mass public resistance awaits him during his three-day visit, including photo-op meetings with Queen Elizabeth and UK officials. | Reportedly, millions of pounds were spent for security, largely for deploying thousands of police and other security forces. | Scotland Yard estimates that …

Hans Stehling (2019-06-03). Trump, Netanyahu and Boris Johnson Would Cause Global Instability… War in the Middle East? globalresearch.ca A vote for Boris Johnson as Britain's Prime Minister would effectively be a vote for US President Donald Trump and his sidekick, Binyamin Netanyahu of Israel. They have 'form' in working closely together to violate UN Security Council Resolutions. | To …

Rima Najjar (2019-06-03). "The Judaization of Jerusalem": ‚ÄäHow it Works. globalresearch.ca The Judaization of Jerusalem. It used to work under cover of darkness, at least in the mainstream media, but now it's out in the open with official recognition of Israeli sovereignty in Jerusalem from the United States. | Israel implements its …

Staff (2019-06-03). The Environmental and Economic Challenge of Our Time. therealnews.com James K. Boyce of the Political Economy Research Institute says we must develop new economics to serves human and environmental needs, we need to think deeply about these ethical foundations. He discusses his latest book, Economics for People and the Planet: Inequality in the Era of Climate Change…

Philip Giraldi (2019-06-03). Making Prayer Safer: 94% of Homeland Security (DHS) Grants to Enhance Security Goes to Jewish Groups. globalresearch.ca There is an unfortunate tendency in the United States to throw money at a problem, particularly when the problem is related to powerful constituencies. The recent attacks on synagogues, churches, and mosques have included two attacks on synagogues in Pittsburgh

Gal Kirn (2019-06-03). European Progressive Future? Failures of the Leftist Parties. globalresearch.ca One cannot and should not turn away from the disastrous results of the recent European Parliament elections, especially considering that Leftist parties across the European Union (EU) expected to gain 38 Members of the European Parliament (MEP), achieving around …

Claire Edwards (2019-06-03). A Primer for Corrupt Governments: How to Implement 5G Wireless Technology Against the Wishes of Your Population. globalresearch.ca Spare a thought for all the governments wanting to cash in on the multi-trillion-dollar bonanza of the fifth generation of wireless technology or 5G while pacifying the half of their population who are anxious about its dire health and environmental …

Azaz Zaman (2019-06-03). Does Modi's Re-Election Threaten India's Muslims? Religion is Poisoning Indian Politics. globalresearch.ca India's general elections were the most wide-ranging and possibly most expensive election campaign in the nation's history. More than 2,000 parties and over 8,000 candidates contested 543 seats in the Lok Sabha, the lower house of Parliament, and some 900 …

ACLU (2019-06-03). Who Controls Our Genes? Congress Is Deciding Right Now And It Could Harm Our Health. aclu.org Draft legislation will try to undo Supreme Court precedent forbidding patenting of human genes. | This morning the ACLU, along with 169 other civil rights, medical, scientific, patient advocacy, and women's health organizations, including the Mayo Clinic, Breast Cancer Action, Lung Cancer Research Foundation, the Huntington's Disease Society of America, the Women's March, University of Washington, and many others sent a letter to the Senate Judiciary Committee's Subcommittee on Intellectual Property strong…

Claire Edwards (2019-06-03). 5G Wireless Technology Is War against Humanity. globalresearch.ca This article was first published in February 2019. | Disclosure about 5G — and its considerable risk for humanity — is occurring within the United Nations. This is thanks to longtime UN staff member and whistle-blower Claire Edwards, who recently contacted …

Dr. Binoy Kampmark (2019-06-03). Cults of Impeachment: The Mueller Report, Trump and Wedging the Democrats. globalresearch.ca It is a giddy intoxicant, and making all who partake fall over in puddling nonsense. The Mueller Report is not turning out to be the cleansing agent any of its readers were hoping for. Originally encouraged to identify the cause …

Massoud Nayeri (2019-06-03). A Nuclear War Has No Victor! U.S. Military Preparation is Underway. globalresearch.ca On May 30th, Peter Baker, the chief White House correspondent for The New York Times wrote: "Mueller Delivered a Message. Washington Couldn't Agree on What It Was." In this article, he argues that the statement by "Robert S. Mueller …

Glen Ford (2019-06-03). Half of Black Caucus Signs on to Israeli Stance on Syria, in Defiance of Black Public Opinion. globalresearch.ca The Congressional Black Caucus sides with its party's war mongers and in fear of the Israel lobby, while large Black majorities believe Israel is neither an ally nor a friend. | "The Black Caucus' tolerance of apartheid Israel's barbarism is infinite."…

Bill Walker (2019-06-03). Court Docs: Monsanto Paid Chemical Industry Front Group to Claim Cancer-Causing Weedkiller 'Safe' and Attack Its Critics. globalresearch.ca Monsanto paid a shadowy chemical industry front group to help push back against the mounting scientific evidence that the company's signature Roundup weedkiller causes cancer, court documents reveal. | "If a company like [Monsanto] won't support us, then who will?" the …

Julian Rose (2019-06-03). "Extinction Rebellion", "Green New Deal" and the "Rebranding of Global Capitalism" globalresearch.ca It is natural for people to come forward in defense of planet Earth once they become aware of the policies of ecocide built into corporate globalization. In fact, it is the general lack of such action which constitutes the real …

Ben Armbruster (2019-06-03). How Mainstream U.S. Media Is Failing Us on Trump and Bolton's March to War with Iran. globalresearch.ca The Trump administration and its allies are slow-walking the United States into war with Iran, and, with a few notable exceptions, mainstream U.S. media is helping them. | Much of this assistance has been overt. Just like during the run-up …

True Publica (2019-06-03). Britain: How Low Can the Tory Leadership Race Go — This Low? globalresearch.ca Just at the time of Britain's most needy moment since the last world war, the Tories have decided the best thing to do is not face up to the very serious challenges of our time but to have their own …

Andre Vltchek (2019-06-03). Europe in Irreversible Decay, EU Elections Are Proof of It! globalresearch.ca Europe, an "old" colonialist continent, is decaying, and in some places even collapsing. It senses how bad things are going. But it never thinks that it is its own fault. | North America is decaying as well, but there, people are …

Staff (2019-06-03). The Environmental and Economic Challenge of Our Time. therealnews.com James K. Boyce of the Political Economy Research Institute says we must develop new economics to serve human and environmental needs. We need to think deeply about these ethical foundations, says Boyce, as he discusses his latest book, Economics for People and the Planet: Inequality in the Era of Climate Change…

International Rosa Luxemburg Conference (2019-06-03). Hands Off Venezuela! Resolution of the Solidarity Event in Berlin on May 28, 2019. globalresearch.ca Venezuela is under attack. An alliance led by the United States and supported by most states of the European Union, including Germany, has set itself the goal to oust the government of President Nicolás Maduro, which was democratically elected one …

Jeff Bryant (2019-06-02). Why Democratic Presidential Candidates May Have to Choose Between Teacher Pay Raises and Charter Schools. commondreams.org Milwaukee public school teachers, parents, students and supporters stage a picket line in Milwaukee on April 24, 2018. (Photo: Charles Edward Miller, Flickr cc) | https://www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/views-article/thumbs/milwaukee_public_school_teachers_and_supporters_picket_outside_milwaukee_public_schools_adminstration_building_milwaukee_wisconsin_4-24-18_1130_26864819927_0.jpg…

Staff (2019-06-02). While Combating Trump, We Must Set Our Sights on Total Liberation. truthout.org "Marcuse believed in 'a universe where the sensuous, the playful, and the beautiful become the form of society itself,'" says cartoonist Nick Thorkelson, who illustrated the new graphic biography Herbert Marcuse, Philosopher of Utopia. How did philosopher Herbert Marcuse develop this belief, and what can it teach us as the U.S. flounders in political crisis? In this interview, Thorkelson discusses the work of Herbert Marcuse, his relationship to the radical movements of the 1960s and how his philosophy remains pertinent in the era of Trump. | Samantha Borek: For many people, especially younger radicals like my…

teleSUR (2019-06-02). Colombia: Two Police Officers Linked to 'Aguilas Negras' Arrested As Group Issues New Threats. telesurenglish.net Two Colombian police officers have been arrested on charges related to their alleged association with the Aguilas Negras paramilitary group in Colombia This comes after a group using that name circulated threatening pamphlets at a university targeting people who participated in recent protests against government cuts to public education. | RELATED | Colombian Paramilitary Group Offers Bounty on Indigenous Leaders | The two officers, Deputy Commissioner Gerardo William Molano G…

Editor (2019-06-02). 'Liberal' — to a point. workers.org The so-called liberal media in the U.S. — most notably the New York Times, the Washington Post and some television news sources — profess independence. But they dare not offend their ruling-class owners on key international issues. Take, for example, the "reporting" we are handed each day on three important . . . | Continue reading 'Liberal' — to a point at Workers.org

Adrian Weir (2019-06-02). Cuba's New Blockade. globalresearch.ca On 2 May 2019, the Trump administration implemented Title III of the 1996 Helms Burton Act. In doing so, it unleashed the most severe economic sanctions against Cuba since the blockade was first introduced by President Kennedy in 1962. | Title …

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