2019-06-11: Social Media Postees

Reinsertion Plan Benefits 1.6 Million Venezuelan Youths
plenglish.com | 2019-06-11
Caracas, Jun 11 (Prensa Latina) More than 1.657 million Venezuelan youths have registered in the Youth Employment Great Mission (Gran Mision Chamba Juvenil), a government program to reincorporate young people into educational and labor projects, Vice President Delcy Rodriguez said.
http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=43079&SEO=reinsertion-plan-benefits-1.6-million-venezuelan-youths

Reject NHTA sellout! Expand the strike to defend public education!
wsws.org | 2019-06-11
The following statement was distributed to teachers in the New Haven school district in northern California who were voting Sunday on a union-backed deal that cuts real wages and opens the door to deep budget cuts.
http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2019/06/11/nwhv-j11.html

News Hounds Ignore Red Meat in D.C., Gnaw on Bone in New York
Gregory Glover | truthdig.com | 2019-06-11
Monday's House Judiciary Committee hearing was just getting started when the first reports came in: New York. Aircraft. Building.
truthdig.com/articles/democrats-launch-mueller-education-blitz-but-big-media-cuts-class/

Logan High & The Battle For Public Education: New Haven Teachers Face Union Busting
Labor Video Project | indybay.org | 2019-06-11
New Haven Teaches Association members are interviewed at Logan High School at Union City on their 13th day on strike in the district. They discuss their fight to defend public education and union busting by the trustees and management.
indybay.org/newsitems/2019/06/07/18823789.php

Union betrayal ends three-week teacher strike in Hayward-Union City, California
wsws.org | 2019-06-11
After striking for 14 days, New Haven teachers were pressured heavily to vote for the union's sellout contract.
http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2019/06/11/newh-j11.html

New Zealand: Teacher at impoverished school speaks out against conditions that led to last month's historic strike
wsws.org | 2019-06-11
The WSWS interviewed a New Zealand teacher, who revealed the growing crisis facing severely under-resourced schools in rural towns.
http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2019/06/11/nzte-j11.html

Workers Struggles: The Americas
wsws.org | 2019-06-11
Teachers in the state of Michoacán have begun a protest over millions of pesos in back pay, blockading streets around the Finance Secretariat in the capital…
http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2019/06/11/wrkr-j11.html

Oil, Population, Temperature, What Causes What?
Manuel García, Jr. | counterpunch.org | 2019-06-11
In statistics, correlation is not proof of causation. Causation between coincidences has to be established by deeper investigation. Three trends that are tightly coincident, between the years 1960 to 2025, are: the increase in global population above its 1953 total of 2.7 billion (2.7B), the accumulated petroleum production since 1900 (in giga-barrels, Gb), and the increase in average global temperature, T, above a baseline of 14.7 degrees Centigrade (T – 14.7C).
counterpunch.org/2019/06/11/oil-population-temperature-what-causes-what/

CA State Supt. Thurmond Making Nice With The Charters & Privatizers
repost | indybay.org | 2019-06-11
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…
indybay.org/newsitems/2019/06/10/18823878.php

The Omnipresent Surveillance State: Orwell's 1984 Is No Longer Fiction
John W. Whitehead | globalresearch.ca | 2019-06-11
"You had to live–did live, from habit that became instinct–in the assumption that every sound you made was overheard, and, except in darkness, every movement scrutinized."–George Orwell, 1984 | Tread cautiously: the fiction of George Orwell has become an operation manual …
globalresearch.ca/omnipresent-surveillance-state-orwells-1984-no-longer-fiction/5680227

The SCO Summit in Bishek, to Address US Threats, Geopolitics of the Region, Cooperation
Prof. Engr. Zamir Ahmed Awan | globalresearch.ca | 2019-06-11
Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) 19th summit is scheduled to be held in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, on 13-14 June 2019. It is a Eurasian political, economic, and security alliance, the creation of which was announced on 15 June 2001 in Shanghai, China …
globalresearch.ca/19th-sco-summit-expectations-high/5680233

Video: 5G Telecommunications Technology in Space: "This is All About Controlling People in 'Smart Cities'"
Claire Edwards | globalresearch.ca | 2019-06-11
Claire Edwards talked about 5G last February in Poland. | Now more than ever, it is necessary to know the advantages and disadvantages of the said technology. | First we are told that 5G in space will help mitigate global warming — …
globalresearch.ca/video-5g-telecommunications-technology-in-space-this-is-all-about-controlling-people-in-smart-cities/5680012

Global Elites, Crisis of Humanity and 'Facing the Juggernaut'
Michael Welch | globalresearch.ca | 2019-06-11
The standard line is that the dominant powers in the world are democracies governed 'of the people, by the people, for the people.' Yet, we see that the important decisions are made by a relative handful of global elites by …
globalresearch.ca/global-elites-crisis-of-humanity-and-facing-the-juggernaut/5680216

India Complies with US Sanctions against Iran, Iran Keeps Begging It to Reconsider
Andrew Korybko | globalresearch.ca | 2019-06-11
India capitulated to American pressure and complied with the anti-Iranian sanctions regime, yet Iran keeps begging it to reconsider and continue investing in the Islamic Republic anyhow, with its humiliating behavior revealing just how desperate it is for economic relief …
globalresearch.ca/indias-complying-american-sanctions-iran-keeps-begging-reconsider/5680236

The Various Shades of Black… and Green
Philip A Farruggio | globalresearch.ca | 2019-06-11
The hit film of 2018 was Peter Farrelly's Green Book. The film takes place in 1962, and was based on a true story about an Italian American bouncer, from the famous Copacabana NYC nightclub, securing a temporary job as …
globalresearch.ca/various-shades-black-green/5680231

Global Warming Morphs into the Solar Minimum
Renee Parsons | globalresearch.ca | 2019-06-11
Since Climate Change (CC) has been a constant of life on Gaia with the evolution of photosynthesis 3.2 billion years ago and has more complexities than this one essay can address; ergo, this article will explore CO2's historic contribution to …
globalresearch.ca/global-warming-morphs-solar-minimum/5680254

US-China Relations: Trump Is Waging "Psychological Warfare" on Xi
Andrew Korybko | globalresearch.ca | 2019-06-11
Trump just dramatically increased trade tensions between the US and China after publicly demanding that President Xi hold talks with him at the G20 otherwise he'll immediately impose tariffs on $300 billion worth of imports, which is nothing less than …
globalresearch.ca/trumps-waging-serious-psychological-warfare-xi/5680229

From Dollar Hegemony to Global Warming: Globalization, Glyphosate and Doctrines of Consent
Prof Denis Rancourt | globalresearch.ca | 2019-06-11
There has been an on-going tectonic shift in the West since the abandonment of the Bretton Woods agreement in 1971. This accelerated when the USSR ended and has resulted in the 'neoliberal globalization' we see today. | At the same time, …
globalresearch.ca/dollar-hegemony-global-warming-globalization-glyphosate-doctrines-consent/5680238

I Grew Up in Rural Jamaica. I Witnessed Abject Poverty
Tina Renier | globalresearch.ca | 2019-06-11
"Just as surely history is the product of those forces which seek to dominate in the name of glory or profit, equally is history the product of the forces of those who rebel" — Michael Manley, 1978 | As a critical …
globalresearch.ca/personal-always-political-situating-myself-labour-development-research/5680242

Canadian 'Srebrenica Genocide Denial Law': When Even the Truth Is No Defense
Stephen Karganovic | globalresearch.ca | 2019-06-11
Never mind the slow but steady dismantling in the fabled West of the "welfare state", that temporary horror the elites grudgingly used to tolerate. But that was only as a means of pacifying their subjects and winning over credulous hearts …
globalresearch.ca/canadian-srebrenica-genocide-denial-law/5680160

Video: Al Qaeda Militants Suffer Large Casualties in Clashes in Northern Hama
South Front | globalresearch.ca | 2019-06-11
Fierce clashes have been ongoing in northern Hama since June 6 when Hayat Tahrir al-Sham, Jaysh al-Izza, the Turkish-backed National Front for Liberation (NFL) and their allies launched an advance on Syrian Arab Army (SAA) positions there. | Initially, militants seized …
globalresearch.ca/militants-suffer-large-casualties-clashes-northern-hama/5680223

Venezuela's Bolivarian Revolution in the Crosshairs of US Imperialism
Roger D. Harris | globalresearch.ca | 2019-06-11
With the likes of John Bolton and Elliot Abrams directing US foreign policy, the US government has abandoned all pretense of "plausible denial" for its illegal regime-change initiatives. The "humanitarian" bombs may not be falling but, make no mistake, the …
globalresearch.ca/venezuelas-bolivarian-revolution-crosshairs-us-imperialism/5680247

Logan High & The Battle For Public Education: New Haven Teachers Face Union Busting
Labor Video Project | indybay.org | 2019-06-10
New Haven Teaches Association members are interviewed at Logan High School at Union City on their 13th day on strike in the district. They discuss their fight to defend public education and union busting by the trustees and management.
indybay.org/newsitems/2019/06/07/18823789.php

Nigeria's Borno State in need of teachers amid Boko Haram insurgency
Jerry Omondi | cgtn.com | 2019-06-10
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…
africa.cgtn.com/2019/06/10/nigerias-borno-state-in-need-of-teachers-amid-boko-haram-insurgency/

SPLC Report: Corporal punishment in school disproportionately affects black students, students with disabilities
By Brittany Barbee and Cheyenne Blackburn | splcenter.org | 2019-06-10
Corporal punishment in school may seem like a practice that has long since disappeared from U.S. public schools, but every school day there are students who are punished by being struck by an educator — proof that corporal punishment remains a painful reality in thousands of public schools.
splcenter.org/news/2019/06/11/splc-report-corporal-punishment-school-disproportionately-affects-black-students-students

70,000 Chilean Teachers Continue to Strike for Better Education
telesurenglish.net | 2019-06-10
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.
telesurenglish.net/news/70000-Chilean-Teachers-Continue-to-Strike-for-Better-Education-20190610-0006.html

Charter Schools Are a Major Dividing Line for the 2020 Democratic Candidates—Education Fights in Pennsylvania Point the Way
Jeff Bryant | commondreams.org | 2019-06-10
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…
commondreams.org/views/2019/06/10/charter-schools-are-major-dividing-line-2020-democratic-candidates-education-fights?cd-origin=rss

Trump core exposed: Lies & insults 'tell it like it is'
Robert S. Becker | nationofchange.org | 2019-06-10
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,…
nationofchange.org/2019/06/10/trump-core-exposed-lies-insults-tell-it-like-it-is/

They cannot stop us. We will live and triumph
Eds. | mronline.org | 2019-06-10
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…
mronline.org/2019/06/10/they-cannot-stop-us-we-will-live-and-triumph/

They cannot stop us. We will live and triumph
Eds. | mronline.org | 2019-06-10
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…
mronline.org/2019/06/10/they-cannot-stop-us-we-will-live-and-triumph/

As Labor Forces Unite, Forced Arbitration Is Still Rampant
Staff | truthout.org | 2019-06-10
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…
truthout.org/audio/as-labor-forces-unite-forced-arbitration-is-still-rampant/

Don't Blame Trump, DeVos, or Unions for Growing Opposition to Charter Schools
Shawgi Tell | dissidentvoice.org | 2019-06-10
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 …
dissidentvoice.org/2019/06/dont-blame-trump-devos-or-unions-for-growing-opposition-to-charter-schools/

CA State Supt. Thurmond Making Nice With The Charters & Privatizers
repost | indybay.org | 2019-06-10
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…
indybay.org/newsitems/2019/06/10/18823878.php

We Need to Beat Our Own Swords Into Plowshares and Honor the Kent State Martyrs, the Wounded, and Their Families
Howard Lisnoff | counterpunch.org | 2019-06-10
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…
counterpunch.org/2019/06/10/we-need-to-beat-our-own-swords-into-plowshares-and-honor-the-kent-state-martyrs-the-wounded-and-their-families/

Chilean Students Occupy Distinctive Institute
plenglish.com | 2019-06-10
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.
http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=43032&SEO=chilean-students-occupy-distinctive-institute

This Outlaw Power: America's Intent is to Dominate China, Russia and the World
Christopher Black | globalresearch.ca | 2019-06-10
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 …
globalresearch.ca/this-outlaw-power-americas-intent-is-to-dominate-china-russia-and-the-world/5680092

Rwandan secondary school students compete on Chinese language
CGTN Africa | cgtn.com | 2019-06-10
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…
africa.cgtn.com/2019/06/10/rwandan-secondary-school-students-compete-on-chinese-language/

'Clearly an alien': Internet weighs in on eerie viral 'Dobby the elf' VIDEO
rt.com | 2019-06-10
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. | …
rt.com/usa/461490-dobby-elf-viral-video/

Trump's Conservatives Without Conscience Are Rattled by John Dean
John Nichols | thenation.com | 2019-06-10
Trump's Conservatives Without Conscience Are Rattled by John Dean…
thenation.com/article/trumps-conservatives-without-conscience-are-rattled-by-john-dean/

Germany's Historical Campaign: "No to Military Bases and Wars". "NATO Out — Out of NATO"
Anneliese Fikentscher | globalresearch.ca | 2019-06-10
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 …
globalresearch.ca/germanys-historical-campaign-no-to-military-bases-and-wars-nato-out-out-of-nato/5680103

Neoliberal Economics and Workers Rights in Ontario: One Million More Reasons to Mobilize Against Ford
Prof. Jeff Noonan | globalresearch.ca | 2019-06-10
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, …
globalresearch.ca/neoliberal-economics-and-workers-rights-in-ontario-one-million-more-reasons-to-mobilize-against-ford/5680158

Homelessness and The Los Angeles "Disease Renaissance": Typhoid and Typhus Make a Comeback
Sarah Cowgill | globalresearch.ca | 2019-06-10
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…
globalresearch.ca/los-angeles-disease-typhoid-typhus-comeback/5680085

Corporations Are Poisoning People in Puerto Rico With Coal Ash
Staff | truthout.org | 2019-06-10
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…
truthout.org/articles/corporations-are-poisoning-people-in-puerto-rico-with-coal-ash/

The Downing of Malaysian Airlines MH17: Mahathir Opens a "Ukraine Political Pandora's Box"
F. William Engdahl | globalresearch.ca | 2019-06-10
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 …
globalresearch.ca/the-downing-of-malaysian-airlines-mh17-mahathir-opens-a-ukraine-political-pandoras-box/5680097

"The Great Insect Dying" in Europe and North America, Numerous Insect Species in Decline, Confirmed by Entomologists
Jeremy Hance | globalresearch.ca | 2019-06-10
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, …
globalresearch.ca/the-great-insect-dying-in-europe-and-north-america-numerous-insect-species-in-decline-confirmed-by-entomologists/5680141

Tens of Thousands of 5G Telecommunications Satellites. Escalating Tensions in a Contested and Congested Space Environment
Claire Edwards | globalresearch.ca | 2019-06-10
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 …
globalresearch.ca/5g-satellites-risk-escalating-tensions-contested-congested-space-environment/5680082

Has Serbia Lost Kosovo? Why President Hashim Thaàßi Needs Another Conflict with Serbia
Rostislav Ishchenko | globalresearch.ca | 2019-06-10
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 …
globalresearch.ca/why-does-hashim-thaci-need-another-conflict-serbia/5680113

Sign the International Appeal to Stop 5G on Earth and in Space
Global Research News | globalresearch.ca | 2019-06-10
"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. …
globalresearch.ca/sign-the-international-appeal-to-stop-5g-on-earth-and-in-space/5680202

Germany's Historic Campaign: "No to Military Bases and Wars". "NATO Out — Out of NATO"
Anneliese Fikentscher | globalresearch.ca | 2019-06-10
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 …
globalresearch.ca/germanys-historical-campaign-no-to-military-bases-and-wars-nato-out-out-of-nato/5680103

What "Everyone Knows" About D-Day
Prof Susan Babbitt | globalresearch.ca | 2019-06-10
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 …
globalresearch.ca/what-everyone-knows-about-d-day/5680146

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