2019-06-10: News Headlines

teleSUR (2019-06-10). 70,000 Chilean Teachers Continue to Strike for Better Education. telesurenglish.net Chilean teachers' strike has entered the second week Monday due to lack of government responses to their demands for better working conditions and structural changes. | RELATED: | Chile Teachers Call For Demonstrations Against Poor Conditions | Around 70,000 members of the Chilean Teachers' Association are striking for better working conditions, demanding the Ministry of Education to ensure adequate attention to public education and take measures to stop its deterioration.

Eds. (2019-06-10). They cannot stop us. We will live and triumph. mronline.org Yesterday the U.S. Treasury Department added to sanctions announced April 17, and the activation of Title III of the Helms-Burton Act, the prohibition of "people to people" cultural and educational trips, plus others related to travel and transportation services, remittances, banking, commerce, and telecommunications | Source

Jeff Bryant (2019-06-10). Charter Schools Are a Major Dividing Line for the 2020 Democratic Candidates—Education Fights in Pennsylvania Point the Way. commondreams.org Pennsylvania's surging charter school costs are direct causes of rapidly rising property taxes across the state. (Photo: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images) | https://www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/views-article/thumbs/gettyimages-945839562.jpg…

Staff (2019-06-10). As Labor Forces Unite, Forced Arbitration Is Still Rampant. truthout.org Janine Jackson interviewed Celine McNicholas about forced arbitration for the May 31, 2019, episode of "CounterSpin." This is a lightly edited transcript.Janine Jackson: Fast food workers winning a higher minimum wage. Public school teachers winning smaller class si…

Robert S. Becker (2019-06-10). Trump core exposed: Lies & insults 'tell it like it is'. nationofchange.org Bluster boomerang on display: | Tabulating how little Trump has done for his voters' economic misery is not enough. Failure and hypocrisy don't speak for themselves when cult denial reigns: job-sucking outsourcing continues (especially in backwaters), domestic factory growth sags, better paying jobs are coastal and/or in tech, tax reform is a joke, and bonehead tariffs inflate prices on basics the bottom 50% must buy. No infrastructure, no job training, no national educational push — surprise! Billionaires flourish while Trump families grit their teeth, still dreaming a cruel hustler's jingoism,…

RT (2019-06-10). 'Clearly an alien': Internet weighs in on eerie viral 'Dobby the elf' VIDEO. rt.com A viral video posted to Facebook has triggered fierce debate between fandoms of science fiction and fantasy, as netizens debate whether the strange 'creature' is indeed an alien or is actually Dobby the elf from Harry Potter.

John Nichols (2019-06-10). Trump's Conservatives Without Conscience Are Rattled by John Dean. thenation.com Trump's Conservatives Without Conscience Are Rattled by John Dean…

MAIL (2019-06-10). Headlines for June 10, 2019. democracynow.org U.S.-Mexico Deal Averts Trade Crisis with Plan to Deploy Mexican Troops to Curb Migration, Dem Lawmakers Call Out Migrant Prison Co. for Hiring John Kelly, Bipartisan Senators Oppose U.S.-Saudi Arms Deal with Flurry of Resolutions, Up to 1 Million Protesters Take to Hong Kong Streets Against Chinese Extradition Bill, 2 Reported Deaths as Haitian Protesters Call for Resignation of President MoàØse, WaPo: WH Barred Science-Based Climate Change Testimony, Transgender Prisoner Layleen Polanco Found Dead at Rikers Island, North Carolina Transgender Woman Chanel Scurlock Fatally Shot, Detroit Police Charge 18-Ye…

Shawgi Tell (2019-06-10). Don't Blame Trump, DeVos, or Unions for Growing Opposition to Charter Schools. dissidentvoice.org While billionaires Donald Trump and Betsy DeVos can take some of the "blame" for an uptick in broad opposition to the nation's 7,000 non-profit and for-profit charter schools, resistance to privately-operated charter schools has been building for nearly three decades. Opposition to segregated, test-obsessed, and unaccountable charter schools that fleece the public treasury is not …

repost (2019-06-10). CA State Supt. Thurmond Making Nice With The Charters & Privatizers. indybay.org State Superintendent of Public Instruction who was elected by the support of the CTA, CFT and labor with Governor Newsom appointed charter advocates, privatizers and union busters to a board to investigate the role of charters. He talks about his acceptance of charters in an interview. | His pro-privatization appointments of | California Charter Authorization Professionals (CCAP) | California Charter Schools Association (CCSA) | Green Dot Charter Schools | Stephanie Medrano Farland, Consultant, Collaborative Solutions for Charter Authorizers…

Prof Susan Babbitt (2019-06-10). What "Everyone Knows" About D-Day. globalresearch.ca Four days of coverage of D-Day on CBC radio and no one explains "free world". After seventy-five years, everyone knows what it is. | Evolutionary biologist Steven Jay Gould said nothing is as dangerous as what "everyone knows" but no one …

Prof. Jeff Noonan (2019-06-10). Neoliberal Economics and Workers Rights in Ontario: One Million More Reasons to Mobilize Against Ford. globalresearch.ca The public sector "salary restraint" legislation expected by public sector union leaders was formally introduced on June 5th ( Protecting a Sustainable Public Sector for Future Generations Act, 2019). I will get to the criticism in a moment. First, …

Sarah Cowgill (2019-06-10). Homelessness and The Los Angeles "Disease Renaissance": Typhoid and Typhus Make a Comeback. globalresearch.ca A parable for US times. So busy with bombs, wars, sanctions, walls, that humans are relegated to the 15th century. — Felicity Arbuthnot | Despite hundreds of millions of dollars flowing through Los Angeles to stem the rising tide of homelessness

Vanand Meliksetian (2019-06-10). The Most Crucial Pipeline of the Middle East? globalresearch.ca Contemporary Middle Eastern history is strongly influenced by energy politics. Besides providing revenue for the state's coffers, oil is also a potent geopolitical tool in the hands of resource-rich countries. Recently, officials from Lebanon, Syria and Iraq have engaged …

Anneliese Fikentscher (2019-06-10). Germany's Historical Campaign: "No to Military Bases and Wars". "NATO Out — Out of NATO" globalresearch.ca The 3rd International Conference "No to Military Bases & Wars" (1) takes place in a country where the legal situation allows to eliminate all military facilities of USA and NATO, namely by terminating the "Convention on the Presence of Foreign …

Stephen Lendman (2019-06-10). Trump's Justice Department Preparing "Additional Indictment" Against Assange. Currently Facing 18 Spurious Charges. globalresearch.ca According to editor-in-chief of WikiLeaks Kristinn Hrafnsson: "[The Trump administration] is so desperate to build its case against WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange that it is using a diagnosed sociopath, a convicted conman and sex criminal, who was exposed by …

Claire Edwards (2019-06-10). Tens of Thousands of 5G Telecommunications Satellites. Escalating Tensions in a Contested and Congested Space Environment. globalresearch.ca The Outer Space Treaty of 1967 enshrined the principle of outer space being preserved as a common heritage of humankind,1 yet " lacks any provisions that would regulate the methods of the settlement of eventual disputes, which usually appear …

Julian Rose (2019-06-10). Prime Minister of Poland Signs Global Appeal to Stop 5G Telecommunications Transmission? Unconfirmed. globalresearch.ca Global Research Editor's Note | The records of the Stop 5G Global Appeal indicate that Poland's Kancelaria Prezesa Rady Ministrow (Chancellery of the Council of Ministers), which is chaired by Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki has endorsed the appeal under the Category

Staff (2019-06-10). Underpaid Adjunct Professors Sleep in Cars and Rely on Public Aid. truthout.org Adjunct professors are the minimum-wage temp workers of academia. Underpaid, overworked, with no benefits and no job security, their numbers have ballooned in recent decades. They are part of what Herb Childress calls "hope labor," in his new book, The Adjunct Underclass. Childress quotes researchers who define hope labor as "un- or under-compensated work carried out in the present, often for experience or exposure, in the hope that future employment opportunities may follow." For most adjuncts, that hope comes to nothing. | Chil…

Drone Wars UK (2019-06-10). The Danger of Armed Drones: Targeted Killings. globalresearch.ca The use of armed drones is presented as a 'risk-free' solution to security problems. Through using remotely-controlled aircraft to take out bad guys far away from our shores, we are told, we are keeping the public as well as our …

F. William Engdahl (2019-06-10). The Downing of Malaysian Airlines MH17: Mahathir Opens a "Ukraine Political Pandora's Box" globalresearch.ca Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad sent shock waves in a public speech where he dismissed a Dutch "official" report blaming Russia for the downing of Malaysia Air Flight 17 in July, 2014, weeks after a CIA-led coup toppled the elected …

Rostislav Ishchenko (2019-06-10). Has Serbia Lost Kosovo? Why President Hashim Thaàßi Needs Another Conflict with Serbia. globalresearch.ca On May 27th the president of Serbia Aleksandr Vucic urged to face the truth and to recognize that Serbia lost Kosovo. On May 28th units of the Kosovar police intruded into Serb districts in the north of Kosovo and arrested …

Christopher Black (2019-06-10). This Outlaw Power: America's Intent is to Dominate China, Russia and the World. globalresearch.ca On June 4th the Chinese government issued a travel alert for Chinese tourists thinking of visiting the United States, a day after it issued a similar advisory to Chinese students thinking of studying in the US over concerns for their …

Andrew Korybko (2019-06-10). The US-Mexican Deal Advances "Fortress America", Softens China's "Counter-Sanctions" globalresearch.ca The deal that Trump struck with Mexico late last week in order to prevent the imposition of 5-25% tariffs on all of its exports to the US marketplace simultaneously advances his vision of "Fortress America" and softens the blow of …

Global Research News (2019-06-10). Selected Articles: America's Intent is to Dominate China, Russia and the World. globalresearch.ca 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 …

Staff (2019-06-10). Corporations Are Poisoning People in Puerto Rico With Coal Ash. truthout.org Community organizers in Guayama, Puerto Rico, are agitating for the closure of a coal plant operated by the Virginia-based multinational corporation AES, citing research showing that local rates of cancer and asthma have increased substantially since the plant opened in 2002. | Now the fight has spread to the mainland United States: in early May, media reported that AES coal ash is now being shipped to a landfill in Osceola County, Florida. Even as AES contin…

Global Research News (2019-06-10). Sign the International Appeal to Stop 5G on Earth and in Space. globalresearch.ca "Telecommunications companies worldwide, with the support of governments, are poised within the next two years to roll out the fifth-generation wireless network (5G). This is set to deliver what is acknowledged to be unprecedented societal change on a global scale. …

Julian Rose (2019-06-10). Prime Minister of Poland Signs Global Appeal to Stop 5G Telecommunications Transmission. globalresearch.ca In what is surely an unprecedented and groundbreaking action, the Prime Minister of Poland, Mateusz Morawiecki, has personally backed an International Appeal to stop the controversial roll-out of 5G electro magnetic microwave telecommunication transmissions. | 5G, a new millimetre band …

Luis F. Alvarez León (2019-06-10). Somebody's Watching You: The Surveillance of Self-Driving Cars. globalresearch.ca Picture the future, where driving is a thing of the past. You can hop in your car or one from a ride-share, buckle up and tell the car where you want to go. During your ride, you can check your …

Joà´l Léon (2019-06-10). Haiti, the Silent Chaos! globalresearch.ca Introductory Note on Somalia. Its Relevance to Haiti | One year of the war between Somalia and Ethiopia (1977-78) was enough to destroy an entire country and spread instability across the region. | After the 1991 coup that toppled general Mohamed Siad …

Jeremy Hance (2019-06-10). "The Great Insect Dying" in Europe and North America, Numerous Insect Species in Decline, Confirmed by Entomologists. globalresearch.ca In recent months a debate over whether a global insect apocalypse is underway has raged in the mainstream media and among researchers. To assess the range of scientific opinion, Mongabay interviewed 24 entomologists and other scientists working on six continents, …

Andrew Korybko (2019-06-10). Sudan: Chaos Unleashed. Color Revolution. globalresearch.ca The ongoing events in Sudan are a perfect example of the uncontrollable chaos that can be unleashed in society following a Color Revolution, with it now becoming almost impossible to predict how the latest crisis will be resolved, if ever….

Jack Peat (2019-06-10). European Customers Are "Abandoning" UK Firms as Manufacturing Figures Sink. globalresearch.ca Signs that European customers are "abandoning" UK firms are starting to show after British manufacturing recorded the steepest downturn in almost three years. | Following an early Brexit stockpiling boom at the start of the year May figures dipped significantly for …

Anneliese Fikentscher (2019-06-10). Germany's Historic Campaign: "No to Military Bases and Wars". "NATO Out — Out of NATO" globalresearch.ca The 3rd International Conference "No to Military Bases & Wars" (1) takes place in a country where the legal situation allows to eliminate all military facilities of USA and NATO, namely by terminating the "Convention on the Presence of Foreign …

plenglish (2019-06-10). Chilean Students Occupy Distinctive Institute. plenglish.com Santiago de Chile, June 10 (Prensa Latina) Students from the iconic National Institute of Santiago de Chile agreed to occupy this campus indefinitely, amidst clashes with police forces that have been interrupting classes at this center for a month.

Howard Lisnoff (2019-06-10). We Need to Beat Our Own Swords Into Plowshares and Honor the Kent State Martyrs, the Wounded, and Their Families. counterpunch.org Following the May 4, 1970 massacre of students at Kent State University in Kent, Ohio by members of the Ohio National Guard, colleges and universities across the U.S. were in an uproar that ended in the closing of hundreds of campuses for the academic year and the outrage of millions of students and others across More

Jerry Omondi (2019-06-10). Nigeria's Borno State in need of teachers amid Boko Haram insurgency. cgtn.com About 6,000 additional teachers are needed in Nigeria's northeast Borno state to improve the quality of education in the area, an official said. | "The government is building state of the art schools with a decent environment, but our teachers lack motivation," Jibril Muhammed, chairman of the Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT) said on Sunday in Maiduguri, the state capital. | "It is my firm belief that with the necessary motivations for our teachers, the problems in our education sector will be solved." | Muhammed made the comments against the backdrop of 40 mega schools constructed by the government to cater f…

CGTN Africa (2019-06-10). Rwandan secondary school students compete on Chinese language. cgtn.com Rwanda's secondary school students from different parts of the country participated in the Rwanda final of a Chinese language proficiency competition held in the capital city Kigali on Sunday. | The overseas preliminary rounds of the 12th "Chinese Bridge" Chinese Proficiency Competition for Foreign Secondary School Students for Rwanda were hosted by Chinese Embassy in Rwanda and organized by Confucius Institute at University of Rwanda. | Ten finalists who won out of about 1,000 competitors demonstrated their Chinese language skills through three rounds of competition including the speech, quiz of Chinese knowledg…

Staff (2019-06-09). Trump Attempted to Suppress State Dept. Analyst's Testimony on Climate Crisis. truthout.org The Trump administration issued one of its most blatant attacks on climate science this past week when it tried to stop a State Department employee from testifying on the climate crisis, reports showed on Saturday. | As the Washington Post reported, intelligence analyst Rod Schoonover's testimony was submitted to the White House for approval ahead of his planned appearance before the House P…

Julia Conley, staff writer (2019-06-09). "This Is What Fascists Do": Trump Attempted to Suppress State Dept Analyst's Testimony on Climate Crisis. commondreams.org The Trump administration issued one of its most blatant attacks on climate science this past week when it tried to stop a State Department employee from testifying on the climate crisis, reports showed on Saturday. | https://www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/headline/thumbs/30365262151_ea2876a084_o1.jpg…

Global Research News (2019-06-09). Selected Articles: Israel's Attack on The USS Liberty. globalresearch.ca A future without independent media leaves us with an upside down reality where according to the corporate media "NATO deserves a Nobel Peace Prize", and where "nuclear weapons and wars make us safer". | . | . | | | If, like us, this is …

Dr. Jack Rasmus (2019-06-09). On Global Capitalist Crises: Systemic Changes and Challenges. globalresearch.ca The following is an excerpt from Dr. Rasmus' May 2019 interview by American Herald Tribune reporter Mohsen Abdelmoumen | *** | Mohsen Abdelmoumen: Why in your opinion can the capitalist system only generate crises? | Jack Rasmus: There are six major …

Dr. Binoy Kampmark (2019-06-09). The Danish Elections: Social Democracy with an "Inhumane Face" globalresearch.ca The great centrist European tradition of social democracy has been receiving a rattle for the last few decades. The European Parliament elections were a reminder how much their appeal has diminished. In Denmark, by way of contrast, they have established …

Craig McKee (2019-06-09). Israel's Attack on The USS Liberty: An Act of War, A False Flag, A Gross Betrayal. globalresearch.ca It is one of the greatest lies that most Americans — in fact most people around the world — have never heard of. And it reveals much about the true relationship between the United States and one of its "closest …

Stephen Lendman (2019-06-09). Threats and Bullying: Trump's Mexico "Trade Deal" globalresearch.ca That's how former WTO head Pascal Lamy described the deal Trump forced Mexico to accept last week — using tariffs or their threat to pressure and bully other countries to bend to Washington's will, Lamy adding: | "If there's a rule …

Bertha Mojena Milián (2019-06-09). US Sanctions against Cuba. US Cruise Lines Begin to Withdraw. Sea Crossings to Cuba from the US are Declared "Illegal" globalresearch.ca As international condemnation of the latest U.S. sanctions continues to grow, three cruise lines operating on the island began to withdraw and apologize to their guests for changes in itineraries, with some 800,000 passengers affected | *** | As international condemnation of …

Staff (2019-06-09). To Be Effective, Socialism Must Adapt to 21st Century Needs. truthout.org Is socialism making a comeback? If so, what exactly is socialism, why did it lose steam toward the latter part of the 20th century, and how do we distinguish democratic socialism, currently in an upward trend in the U.S., from social democracy, which has all but collapsed? Vijay Prashad, executive director of Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research and a leading scholar in socialist studies and the politics of the global South, offers answers to these questions. |

Yves Engler (2019-06-09). General Roméo Dallaire Denies the "Canadian Genocide" and Distorts Rwanda's. globalresearch.ca Is Roméo Dallaire a genocide denier? | After a (question free) talk at Concordia University this week I followed the famous Canadian general out of the room to ask why he still supports ruthless dictator Paul Kagame. Kagame is the …

Andrew Korybko (2019-06-09). Pakistan-Russia Relations: Upcoming Putin-Khan Meeting on Sidelines of SCO Summit. globalresearch.ca Russian President Putin and Pakistani Prime Minister Khan will reportedly have their first-ever meeting later this week during the SCO Summit in the Kyrgyz capital of Bishkek, but while the symbolism of this possible interaction shouldn't be downplayed, observers also …

Stephen Lendman (2019-06-09). Trump Threatens Turkey: Pull Out of S-400 Deal with Russia, Or Else. Ankara Intimates Pulling out of NATO. globalresearch.ca In December 2017, Turkey agreed to buy Russian S-400 air defense systems, categorized by military analysts as the world's best, able to destroy multiple hostile aircraft, ballistic missiles, and other aerial targets up to 250 miles away at high and …

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