2019-06-04: Social Media Postees

Education in the Service of Assimilation: The Founding Vision of Residential Schools in Canada
Michael Welton | counterpunch.org | 2019-06-04
Many of us can scarcely comprehend why a teacher might smack a child across the mouth with a ruler for "speaking Indian" (one of thousands of cruel acts perpetrated on Native children). They were stripped of their clothing and given a number upon entering the residential school. They were separated from their siblings by gender and removed from parental contact and community bonds. They were fed lousy food in lousy buildings. Around 6000 children died of various diseases, particularly tuberculosis. Their own spiritual traditions and practices were attacked mercilessly. Spiritual desolation awaited them down the r…
counterpunch.org/2019/06/04/education-in-the-service-of-assimilation-tthe-founding-vision-of-residential-schools-in-canada/

Huawei, AU deepen relationship with new 3-year deal
CGTN Africa | cgtn.com | 2019-06-04
Chinese technology giant, Huawei, and the African Union (AU) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to consolidate ICT cooperation. The MoU aims at strengthening the partnership between the two sides on broadband, internet of things (IoT), cloud computing, 5G and artificial intelligence, according to a statement issued by Huawei. | The initiative will also train young people in tech skills, and offer AU departments support in dealing with cybersecurity, as well as digital health and education. | The deal follows a 2015 MOU which focused on improving the union's technological capabilities, including by or…
africa.cgtn.com/2019/06/04/huawei-au-deepen-relationship-with-new-3-year-deal/

Workers Struggles: The Americas
wsws.org | 2019-06-04
Mass protests are continuing in Brazil against education cuts by the right-wing Bolsanaro administration while striking Honduran teachers and doctors held protests against privatization of healthcare and education.
http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2019/06/04/wrkr-j04.html

WSWS republishes ICFI statements on Tiananmen Square massacre on June 4, 1989
wsws.org | 2019-06-04
Thirty years after the brutal military crackdown on unarmed workers and students in Beijing, these documents contain the essential political lessons for the revolutionary struggles ahead.
http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2019/06/04/intr-j04.html

Victory to the Political Revolution in China
wsws.org | 2019-06-04
The following statement was published on June 8, 1989, just four days after the Chinese government's brutal military crackdown on students and workers in Tiananmen Square.
http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2019/06/04/tia1-j04.html

Palestinian Solidarity, South Africa BDS & Director Muhammed Desai
Labor Video Project | indybay.org | 2019-06-04
WorkWeek interviews SJSU professor Sang Hea Kil about her trip to South Africa to attend the Teaching Palestine confernce in March 2019. While at the conference she and two other women were sexually harassed by Muhammed Desai, the director of South Africa BDS. She talks about that experience and the cover-up that followed. She also discusses the role of Israel and the attacks against professors and students in the United States who are critical of Israel…
indybay.org/newsitems/2019/06/03/18823720.php

South Asia's Role in the Pentagon's "Indo-Pacific Strategy Report"
Andrew Korybko | globalresearch.ca | 2019-06-04
The US' recently released "Indo-Pacific Strategy Report" envisages India playing a key role in this vast transregional space in order to "contain" China, while Pakistan is conspicuously absent from the text despite being one of the few nuclear weapons states, …
globalresearch.ca/south-asias-role-pentagons-indo-pacific-strategy-report/5679481

The Murdering of Julian Assange
Peter Koenig | globalresearch.ca | 2019-06-04
Julian Assange is being slowly murdered by "Her Majesty's Prison Service" at Belmarsh prison in the south-east of London. The prison is notorious for holding people who have never been charged with a crime indefinitely. It is also called the …
globalresearch.ca/murdering-julian-assange/5679492

Strange Defenders: Assange and the Press
George Szamuely | globalresearch.ca | 2019-06-04
In recent days, in response to the Trump administration's issuance on May 23 of a 17-charge indictment against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, a number of prominent liberal columnists and Democratic politicians have come out with highly critical comments. Understandably, …
globalresearch.ca/strange-defenders-assange-press/5679486

Video: Israeli Military Intensifies Attacks on Syria
South Front | globalresearch.ca | 2019-06-04
Overnight on June 2, the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) carried out a missile strike on Syrian Arab Army (SAA) targets in the southern part of the country. According to the IDF, the missiles hit 2 artillery batteries, observation and intelligence …
globalresearch.ca/israeli-military-intensifies-attacks-syria/5679483

New Haven teachers strike enters third week
wsws.org | 2019-06-04
The New Haven Teachers Association has dropped their wage demands beneath inflation, leaving teachers at a loss.
http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2019/06/04/nhav-j04.html

Chile's Professors Go on Indefinite Strike
plenglish.com | 2019-06-03
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.
http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=42729&SEO=chiles-professors-go-on-indefinite-strike

Forum & Discussion: The Fight for Public Education
Party for Socialism and Liberation | indybay.org | 2019-06-03
2969 Mission St. near 26th St.
indybay.org/newsitems/2019/05/29/18823661.php

Honduras Gov't Backtracks on Neoliberal Laws Amid Large Strike
telesurenglish.net | 2019-06-03
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…
telesurenglish.net/news/Honduras-Govt-Backtracks-on-Neoliberal-Laws-Amid-Large-Strike-20190603-0005.html

Joe Biden Supports Privately-Operated Charter Schools
Shawgi Tell | dissidentvoice.org | 2019-06-03
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 …
dissidentvoice.org/2019/06/joe-biden-supports-privately-operated-charter-schools/

NAACP to Host 110th National Convention in Detroit
Austyn Ross | naacp.org | 2019-06-03
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 …
naacp.org/latest/naacp-host-110th-national-convention-detroit/

Scientists Protest Holding International Physics Olympiad in Israel over Its Denial of Palestinian Right to Education
PACBI | bdsmovement.net | 2019-06-03
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…
bdsmovement.net/news/scientists-protest-holding-international-physics-olympiad-israel-over-its-denial-palestinian

NAACP to Host 110th National Convention in Detroit
Austyn Ross | naacp.org | 2019-06-03
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 …
naacp.org/latest/naacp-host-110th-national-convention-detroit/

Thirty Years After Tiananmen Square: Can the Billion Prevail?
Erwin Knoll | progressive.org | 2019-06-03
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.
progressive.org/dispatches/thirty-years-after-tiananmen-square-knoll-190603/

Chile: Indigenous People Reject Piñera's Consultation
telesurenglish.net | 2019-06-03
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…
telesurenglish.net/news/Chile-Indigenous-People-Reject-Pineras-Consultation-20190603-0007.html

Tiananmen Square 1989: People's World on the scene
Carl Bloice | peoplesworld.org | 2019-06-03
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 …
peoplesworld.org/article/tiananmen-square-1989-peoples-world-on-the-scene/

Tiananmen: The Massacre that Wasn't
Brian Becker | liberationnews.org | 2019-06-03
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.
liberationnews.org/tiananmen-the-massacre-that-wasnt/

Tiananmen Square 1989: People's World on the scene
Carl Bloice | peoplesworld.org | 2019-06-03
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 …
peoplesworld.org/article/tiananmen-square-1989-peoples-world-on-the-scene/

Chile: Indigenous People Reject Piñera's Consultation
telesurenglish.net | 2019-06-03
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…
telesurenglish.net/news/Chile-Indigenous-People-Reject-Pineras-Consultation-20190603-0007.html

Tiananmen: The Massacre that Wasn't
Brian Becker | liberationnews.org | 2019-06-03
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.
liberationnews.org/tiananmen-the-massacre-that-wasnt/

The Pentagon's "Indo-Pacific Strategy Report" Is All About Containing China
Andrew Korybko | globalresearch.ca | 2019-06-03
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 …
globalresearch.ca/u-s-indo-pacific-strategy-report-all-about-containing-china/5679332

A Primer for Corrupt Governments: How to Implement 5G Wireless Technology Against the Wishes of Your Population
Claire Edwards | globalresearch.ca | 2019-06-03
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 …
globalresearch.ca/primer-governments-how-implement-5g-against-wishes-your-population/5679368

Hands Off Venezuela! Resolution of the Solidarity Event in Berlin on May 28, 2019
International Rosa Luxemburg Conference | globalresearch.ca | 2019-06-03
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 …
globalresearch.ca/hands-off-venezuela-resolution-solidarity-event-berlin-may-28-2019/5679358

5G Wireless Technology Is War against Humanity
Claire Edwards | globalresearch.ca | 2019-06-03
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 …
globalresearch.ca/5g-wireless-technology-is-war-against-humanity/5679372

Grenfell, Windrush and Skripal: Theresa May's Tainted Tenure Finally Ends in Tears
Johanna Ross | globalresearch.ca | 2019-06-03
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…
globalresearch.ca/grenfell-windrush-skripal-theresa-mays-tainted-tenure-finally-ends-tears/5679407

How Mainstream U.S. Media Is Failing Us on Trump and Bolton's March to War with Iran
Ben Armbruster | globalresearch.ca | 2019-06-03
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 …
globalresearch.ca/mainstream-u-s-media-failing-us-trump-boltons-march-war-iran/5679327

Brits to Protest Trump in London. 18 Anti-Trump Related Events. DJT to Meet Up with Queen Elizabeth II
Stephen Lendman | globalresearch.ca | 2019-06-03
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 …
globalresearch.ca/brits-protest-trump-london-en-masse/5679438

Britain: How Low Can the Tory Leadership Race Go — This Low?
True Publica | globalresearch.ca | 2019-06-03
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 …
globalresearch.ca/how-low-tory-leadership-race-go/5679399

Europe in Irreversible Decay, EU Elections Are Proof of It!
Andre Vltchek | globalresearch.ca | 2019-06-03
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 …
globalresearch.ca/europe-irreversible-decay-eu-elections-proof/5679418

Half of Black Caucus Signs on to Israeli Stance on Syria, in Defiance of Black Public Opinion
Glen Ford | globalresearch.ca | 2019-06-03
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."…
globalresearch.ca/half-black-caucus-signs-israeli-stance-syria-defiance-black-public-opinion/5679413

Cults of Impeachment: The Mueller Report, Trump and Wedging the Democrats
Dr. Binoy Kampmark | globalresearch.ca | 2019-06-03
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 …
globalresearch.ca/mueller-report-trump-wedging-democrats/5679350

Court Docs: Monsanto Paid Chemical Industry Front Group to Claim Cancer-Causing Weedkiller 'Safe' and Attack Its Critics
Bill Walker | globalresearch.ca | 2019-06-03
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 | …
globalresearch.ca/court-docs-monsanto-paid-chemical-industry-front-group-claim-cancer-causing-weedkiller-safe-attack-its-critics/5679404

The Environmental and Economic Challenge of Our Time
Staff | therealnews.com | 2019-06-03
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…
therealnews.com/stories/the-environmental-and-economic-challenge-of-our-time

Making Prayer Safer: 94% of Homeland Security (DHS) Grants to Enhance Security Goes to Jewish Groups
Philip Giraldi | globalresearch.ca | 2019-06-03
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…
globalresearch.ca/94-dhs-grants-enhance-security-goes-jewish-groups/5679390

No Chemical Attacks in Syria. Misleading Public Opinion. Blaming Bashar Al Assad. The Media's "Humanitarian" Pro-War Narrative
Margaret Kimberley | globalresearch.ca | 2019-06-03
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 …
globalresearch.ca/no-chemical-attacks-in-syria-misleading-public-opinion-blaming-bashar-al-assad-the-medias-humanitarian-pro-war-narrative/5679410

Pompeo's Phony Outreach to Iran
Stephen Lendman | globalresearch.ca | 2019-06-03
Since its 1979 revolution, ending a generation of US-installed fascist dictatorship, Washington has been militantly hostile toward Iran — especially since Trump took office. | His regime continues all out war by other means to topple its government, wanting the Islamic …
globalresearch.ca/pompeos-phony-outreach-iran/5679434

Clean Hands, Dirty Hands… No Hands!
Philip A Farruggio | globalresearch.ca | 2019-06-03
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 …
globalresearch.ca/clean-hands-dirty-hands-no-hands/5679423

Belt and Road, Consolidation of Russia-China Economic Relations: President Xi in Saint Petersburg
Andrew Korybko | globalresearch.ca | 2019-06-03
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 …
globalresearch.ca/belt-and-road-consolidation-of-russia-china-economic-relations-president-xi-in-saint-petersburg/5679334

Scandalous Details of Trump's 'Deal of Century' for Palestine
Press TV | globalresearch.ca | 2019-06-03
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, …
globalresearch.ca/israeli-paper-betrays-scandalous-details-deal-century/5679355

Trump, Netanyahu and Boris Johnson Would Cause Global Instability… War in the Middle East?
Hans Stehling | globalresearch.ca | 2019-06-03
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 …
globalresearch.ca/trump-netanyahu-johnson-cause-global-instability-war/5679395

"The Judaization of Jerusalem": ‚ÄäHow it Works
Rima Najjar | globalresearch.ca | 2019-06-03
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 …
globalresearch.ca/judaization-al-quds-jerusalem%e2%80%8a/5679330

Who Controls Our Genes? Congress Is Deciding Right Now And It Could Harm Our Health
aclu.org | 2019-06-03
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…
aclu.org/blog/privacy-technology/medical-and-genetic-privacy/who-controls-our-genes-congress-deciding-right

Does Modi's Re-Election Threaten India's Muslims? Religion is Poisoning Indian Politics
Azaz Zaman | globalresearch.ca | 2019-06-03
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 …
globalresearch.ca/does-modis-re-election-threaten-indias-muslims-religion-is-poisoning-indian-politics/5679341

Australia's Voters Betray Themselves, Their Homeland and Mother Earth
Irwin Jerome | asia-pacificresearch.com | 2019-06-03
asia-pacificresearch.com/australias-voters-betray-themselves-homeland-mother-earth/5628659

Brits to Protest Trump in London. 18 Anti-Trump Related Events. DJT to Meet Up Queen Elizabeth II
Stephen Lendman | globalresearch.ca | 2019-06-03
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 …
globalresearch.ca/brits-protest-trump-london-en-masse/5679438

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