Daily Archives: April 9, 2019

2019-04-09: News Headlines

The Global Research Team (2019-04-09). Global Research Strives For Peace. globalresearch.ca Dear Global Research Readers, | This is a year of change. Alliances are shifting, loyalties changing, and inaccurate and misleading comments are ripe, everywhere we look. Questions need to be asked — and answered — of political demagogues, controlling institutions, and …

STAFF (2019-04-09). Is Your Bank Profiting From Gun Violence? truthout.org The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a figure in December that capped what felt like a particularly violent year: nearly 40,000 people died as a result of guns in the United States in 2017, more than any year since at least 1968. As activists look for new ways to end what's always seemed like a intractable problem, one coalition suggests targeting some of the companies profiting off gun violence in the first place. | The Is Your Bank Loaded? campaign stems from a coa…

Makasi Motema (2019-04-09). You are the working class. workers.org The ruling class has offered up a big lie, and we have swallowed it whole. We have been told that we are not "working class," that we are not workers at all. Instead, we are part of a nebulous "middle class" — college educated, working toward upward mobility, go-getters. We . . . | Continue reading You are the working class at Workers.org

Monica Moorehead (2019-04-09). What's behind the election of socialists in Chicago. workers.org April 8 — Chicago is the third most populous U.S. city today, after New York and Los Angeles, and is viewed as the main financial hub of the Midwest. In 2016, Chicago, with its suburbs, was also considered the second most segregated city in the U.S., with whites constituting 32.6 . . . | Continue reading What's behind the election of socialists in Chicago at Workers.org

teleSUR (2019-04-09). US Progressives Threaten to Tank Massive Pentagon Spending Bill. telesurenglish.net Members of the United States Congressional Progressive Caucus are threatening to tank a key budget measure unless the Democratic leadership agrees to boost healthcare, education, and other social services alongside the Pentagon's budget increase Tuesday. | RELATED: | Ilhan Omar Calls Stephen Miller 'a White Nationalist' Over Rabid Xenophobia | Representatives Pramila Jayapal and Mark Pocan are leading the incentive for an amendment that would add about US$33 billion…

teleSUR (2019-04-09). Mexico: Guaido's Envoy Appointment to OAS Against Own Charter. telesurenglish.net Mexico's Ambassador to the Organization of American States (OAS) Jorge Lomonaco criticized Tuesday the decision taken by 18 out of 35 member states to recognize lawmaker Juan Guaido's envoy as the Permanent Representative of Venezuela. | RELATED: | Venezuela Leaves OAS April 27, Trump 'Runs Over' Member States | "The adoption of this resolution is a pyrrhic victory for a group of countries, without real effects and with potentially negative consequences for the OAS and its institu…

Shawgi Tell (2019-04-09). Charter Schools Just Bad Policy? dissidentvoice.org It is no secret that charter schools coast to coast are rife with fraud, waste, corruption, and racketeering. This is closely related to the fact that charter schools annually siphon billions of public dollars from public schools that serve 90% of the nation's youth, thereby undermining the ability of public schools to educate millions of …

Jordan Harb, Emma Rowland (2019-04-09). In Arizona, High-School Students Are Making Mental Health the Focus of Anti-Gun-Violence Legislation. thenation.com In Arizona, High-School Students Are Making Mental Health the Focus of Anti-Gun-Violence Legislation…

Pepe Escobar (2019-04-09). Himalayan Glaciers on the Eve of Destruction. globalresearch.ca There was no official leak, but this must have been discussed when Presidents Xi Jinping and Emmanuel Macron met last week in Paris. After all, Macron has been posing as a staunch defender of the environment and the self-attributed MC …

South Front (2019-04-09). Video: A New Battle for Tripoli: Preconditions and Prospects. globalresearch.ca Libya has been in a state of the constant chaos since the NATO intervention in 2011. After the fall of the government of Muammar Gaddafi, the country fell into the hands of warrying armed factions, many of which were linked …

Nancy Roc (2019-04-09). Haiti Facing Worst Crisis Since 1986? globalresearch.ca "Here we go again in #Haiti. Another messy morning in #PAP where getting gas has become a matter of who you know because pumps are only delivering on a privilege basis. This station at Bois-Patate says it's only giving diesel …

CAAT, Campaign Against Arms Trade (2019-04-09). Court of Appeal to Consider UK Arms Exports to Saudi Arabia. globalresearch.ca Tomorrow, the Court of Appeal in London will hear an appeal brought by Campaign Against Arms Trade (CAAT) to overturn a 2017 High Court judgment which allows the UK Government to continue to export arms to Saudi Arabia for use …

Global Research News (2019-04-09). Selected Articles: The US' Plans to Designate Iran's Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) as "Terrorists" globalresearch.ca Our objective at Global Research is to recruit one thousand committed "volunteers" among our more than 50,000 Newsletter subscribers to support the distribution of Global Research articles (email lists, social media, crossposts). | Do not send us money. Under Plan A

Jan Oberg (2019-04-09). NATO at 70: An Unlawful Organisation with Serious Psychological Problems. globalresearch.ca The North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, NATO, celebrated its 70th Anniversary on April 4, 2019. Some of us don't see anything worth celebrating about an incredibly expensive, dangerous and harmful alliance which should have been closed down exactly 30 years …

Barry Grey (2019-04-09). Boeing CEO Praised "Streamlined" Oversight of 737 Plane that Crashed in Indonesia and Ethiopia. globalresearch.ca In a conference call with Wall Street firms in April of 2017, Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg lauded the Federal Aviation Administration's "streamlined" certification process for enabling the aircraft manufacturer to rush its new 737 Max model into service. | "That's helping …

Telesur (2019-04-09). Even Saudi Arabia Threatens to Ditch Dollar for Oil Trade over US Bullying Policies. globalresearch.ca Saudi Arabia threatens to sell oil in currencies other than the dollar if Washington passes a bill exposing the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) to U.S. antitrust lawsuits. | The No Oil Producing and Exporting Cartels Act (NOPEC), which was …

teleSUR (2019-04-09). Peru Supreme Court: Machu Picchu is the State's, Not a Family's. telesurenglish.net Peru's Supreme Court ended a 14 year-long battle between an individual family and the nation by declaring the Machu Picchu Inca ruins state property and not belonging to the Zavaleta family that has laid legal claim to the world-famous archaeological park since 2005. | RELATED: | Ancient Hoofed Whale Found in Peru: Researchers | The Supreme Court declared Monday that the case filed by the Zavaleta family that sought to seize 22,000 hectares of the national park and Peru's biggest tourist attra…

Adeyinka Makinde (2019-04-09). Anti-Russia Nuclear First Strike? Poland Would Need a "Demographic Precaution" Plan. globalresearch.ca In a recent interview in the Polish media, retired General Waldemar Skrzypczak spoke of the possibility of NATO launching a pre-emptive nuclear strike against the Russian Federation. His remarks not only serve to remind of the danger of a thermonuclear …

commondreams (2019-04-09). Education Department Must Unblock Public Citizen's Website, Lawsuit Says. commondreams.org ______________________________…

commondreams (2019-04-09). World Bank Must Stop Push to Expand Private Education. commondreams.org ______________________________…

Kathleen Oropeza (2019-04-09). Ron DeSantis Has 'Big, Hairy, Audacious Goals' for Florida Education and That's Bad. progressive.org The new governor wants to arm teachers, undermine local school boards, and generally double down on decades of education reform efforts that have gutted the state's public schools.

Jeff Bryant (2019-04-09). Sacramento Teacher Strike Is a Warning to #RedForEd Movement Everywhere. commondreams.org "We were motivated by what was happening in RedForEd movements elsewhere." (Photo: Scott Heins/Getty Images) | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files…

WSWS (2019-04-09). Philadelphia Community College teachers face union sellout. wsws.org The deal, which must be voted on by the membership, would create a permanent category of lower-paid educators.

WSWS (2019-04-09). Tennessee teachers organize protests over educational funding and vouchers. wsws.org Tennessee teachers are joining the growing protests across the US to defend public education and oppose privatization schemes.

WSWS (2019-04-09). Polish teachers launch nationwide strike. wsws.org Over 86 percent of the country's 400,000 teachers have joined the first nationwide strike of teachers in Poland in 25 years.

WSWS (2019-04-09). Over 10,000 rally in Toronto against Tories' education cuts. wsws.org Demonstrators expressed their anger at the Ontario government's plans to hike class sizes, cut thousands of teaching positions, slash funding for children with special needs, and gut student aid.

plenglish (2019-04-09). USA Fines British Bank for Violating Blockade on Cuba. plenglish.com Washington, Apr 9 (Prensa Latina) British bank Standard Chartered will pay 1.1 billion dollars for allegedly violating U.S. blockade on Cuba and sanctions against Iran, Syria, Sudan and Myanmar, the US Treasury Department reported today.

Jake Johnson, staff writer (2019-04-09). 'Blatant Violation of the First Amendment': Public Citizen Sues Betsy DeVos for Censoring Its Website. commondreams.org "We've been highly critical of Betsy DeVos for putting students at the mercy of predatory for-profit colleges. We won't let her silence us." | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files…

Alexander Rubinstein (2019-04-08). The Syrian American Council's Pressure Campaign to Censor One of Its Major Critics. globalresearch.ca The Syrian American Council and a collection of pro-war lobbyists have led an intimidation campaign aimed at bullying a major Washington-based bookstore, Politics and Prose, into canceling award-winning journalist and author Max Blumenthal's launch event for his new book …

Margaret Flowers (2019-04-08). No to NATO: Time to End Aggressive Militarism. globalresearch.ca This week, the Foreign Ministers of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) countries met in Washington, DC. NATO was greeted with bi-partisan support from Congress and by protesters who held actions and events from Saturday, March 30 through their meeting …

W. T. Whitney (2019-04-08). The Burning of Highlander Center: a Fascist-like Attack. counterpunch.org The deadly racist spree in Charlottesville in 2017 and the killing of 11 congregants at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburg in 2018 were fire bells in the night. Another rang out in New Market, Tennessee on March 29 as the main building at the Highlander Research and Education Center burned to the ground, More

Stephen Lendman (2019-04-08). Trump Sacks DHS Secretary Nielsen. globalresearch.ca The USA Patriot Act was written months before 9/11, kept on the shelf, ready to be enacted into law following the mother of all false flags. | Numerous other police state laws, executive orders, presidential and homeland security directives, congressional authorization …

Stephen Lendman (2019-04-08). Endless War and Chaos in Libya. globalresearch.ca US-led NATO aggression raped and destroyed Libya, transforming Africa's most developed nation into a cauldron of endless violence, chaos and human misery — what happens virtually wherever US forces show up. | In 2011, Libya was terror-bombed and attacked on the …

Jeff Bryant (2019-04-08). Stop Federal Funding of Charter Schools. progressive.org Up to $1 billion of federal grant money went to charter schools that never opened or opened for only brief periods before being shut down.

Fight Back (2019-04-08). A big win for public education in LA, KIPP mega-charter school defeated. fightbacknews.org Los Angeles, CA – Centro CSO (Community Service Organization) along with teachers, parents and students from several East Area schools announced a historic victory, April 4. After months of struggle, corporate KIPP Promesa Charter school will not be building a new mega-charter school in Boyle Heights, at the location of the former Lincoln Hospital near 4th and Soto Street. | Rosario Bonilla, a mother who lives next to proposed site said, "I'm excited we obtained the victory against KIPP that I know would have affected the lives of my children and my community. Also, I feel proud to say that billionaires can'..

Randi Nord (2019-04-08). Secret Document Reveals Plans for Civil War in Lebanon, Israeli False Flags, and Invasion. globalresearch.ca During his visit with US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, Lebanese President Michael Aoun reportedly received a US-Israeli document detailing plans for creating a civil war in Lebanon with covert false flag operations and possible Israeli invasion. | Although the …

Mark Taliano (2019-04-08). ISIS/Al Qaeda in the Middle East and Ukraine's "Neo-Nazis": Two Sides of the Imperial Coin. globalresearch.ca Western-supported ISIS/al Qaeda and western-supported neo-Nazis are two sides to the same Imperial coin. | They are the product of the West's moral degradation, its disdain for international law, and its anti-Life core. A rotten apple by any measure. | Imperial strategies …

Tony Cartalucci (2019-04-08). West Finds New Anti-China Puppet in Wake of Thai Elections. globalresearch.ca Western political meddling abroad faced another serious setback — this time in the Southeast Asian country of Thailand. | With a population of 70 million people, the 2nd largest economy in Southeast Asia, and transforming into a key regional partner for …

True Publica (2019-04-08). Is this the Epicentre of Corbyn's Antisemitism Story? globalresearch.ca The British-American Project for the Successor Generation, to give it its full title, was officially founded in 1985 — "to perpetuate the close relationship between the United States and Britain," and in the words of BAP's official history, through "transatlantic …

Dr. Gary G. Kohls (2019-04-08). Why Children that Have Been Recently Vaccinated with Live Virus Vaccines Should be the Ones that Are Isolated (Rather than the Healthy Unvaccinated Ones). globalresearch.ca "Vaccines are often administered before a diagnosis of combined immune deficiency is made. …live vaccines may produce chronic infections in patients with combined immune deficiency." — Infectious Diseases Society of America (2013) | "It is now known that vaccine viruses can …

Keith Harmon Snow (2019-04-08). Rwanda: 25 Years On, U.S. Taxpayers Paying Millions for Homeland Security's Sham 'Genocide Fugitive' Trials in Boston. globalresearch.ca On 6 April 1994, the Hutu presidents of Rwanda and Burundi, their top military staff and six French crew members were assassinated when surface-to-air missiles shot down the Rwandan presidential jet on approach to Kigali airport. It is now well …

teleSUR (2019-04-08). Telemedicine Increases Antibiotic Prescribing for Kids, Study. telesurenglish.net Children with acute respiratory infections (ARI) seen via telemedicine visits are far more likely to be overprescribed antibiotics than those who went to a doctor's office or clinic, a new study by researchers at the UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh states. The peer-reviewed artic…

Richard Galustian (2019-04-08). The Last Battle for Libya. globalresearch.ca The prize is Tripoli, for anyone that can take it and secure it by this summer. That will, it's felt by many, stabilise Libya or, conversely, at worse, make Her descend into a greater quagmire resulting in a new phase …

Andrew Korybko (2019-04-08). The US' Plans to Designate the Iran Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) as "Terrorists" Aren't Just for Show. globalresearch.ca The US plans to use this possibly impending designation as the basis upon which to "justify" forthcoming Hybrid War measures against the Islamic Republic aimed at dismantling its "deep state" network in the Mideast, including through possible strikes against the …

Andrew Korybko (2019-04-08). Libya: There's a Reason Why the West Is Portraying Haftar as a "Russian-Backed" Bogeyman. globalresearch.ca The Mainstream Media's deliberate misportrayal of Libyan National Army General Haftar as "Russian-backed" is meant to turn him into a bogeyman for the purpose of discrediting his military gains after he turned on his American patron. | Haftar "Goes Rogue" | Much …

RT (2019-04-06). US teachers' unions oppose bill to make sex with students a crime. rt.com Teachers' unions in the state of Rhode Island came out to show their opposition to a bill that would criminalize sex between employees and students, complaining that the bill unfairly singled out school employees.

RT (2019-04-06). 'Experiment on kids': Cross-sex hormone therapy age down to 8 in US govt-funded study, doctor finds. rt.com Cross-sex hormones may now be given to US children as young as eight in a government-supported research program, despite the risks these drugs can pose, a doctor skeptical of transitioning gender-dysphoric kids has discovered.

Fight Back (2019-04-05). Tampa Bay students rally against Trump's wall and demand protections for undocumented students. fightbacknews.org Tampa, FL – The Tampa Bay chapter of Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) held a rally April 3 to stand against the U.S.-Mexico border wall and demand protections for immigrant students at the University of South Florida (USF). One of these protections is non-deputization of campus police to enforce immigration policy. The event featured a mock border wall, symbolizing the recent attacks on immigrants by the U.S. government. | "USF needs to stand by its undocumented and immigrant students to make its claims of diversity true. USF has to become noncompliant with federal agencies like the Department of Homeland…

James Wright (2019-04-05). Aaron Bastani flips the 'Marxist' attack-line on its head, reducing the Tories to an uneducated mess. thecanary.co Conservatives and the establishment frequently try and weaponise the label 'Marxist' against progressives. "Karl Marx had a great deal to say" But, speaking on … | Read more Aaron Bastani flips the 'Marxist' attack-line on its head, reducing the Tories to an uneducated mess | By James Wright

James Wright (2019-04-05). Sensational: A teacher rips into Sajid Javid for 'blaming' her profession for knife crime. thecanary.co During BBC Question Time on 4 April, a teacher ripped into home secretary Sajid Javid. Earlier in the week, Javid appeared to suggest that … | Read more Sensational: A teacher rips into Sajid Javid for 'blaming' her profession for knife crime | By James Wright

2019-04-09: Social Media Postees

Global Research Strives For Peace
The Global Research Team | globalresearch.ca | 2019-04-09
Dear Global Research Readers, | This is a year of change. Alliances are shifting, loyalties changing, and inaccurate and misleading comments are ripe, everywhere we look. Questions need to be asked — and answered — of political demagogues, controlling institutions, and …
globalresearch.ca/global-research-strive…

US Progressives Threaten to Tank Massive Pentagon Spending Bill
teleSUR | telesurenglish.net | 2019-04-09
Members of the United States Congressional Progressive Caucus are threatening to tank a key budget measure unless the Democratic leadership agrees to boost healthcare, education, and other social services alongside the Pentagon's budget increase Tuesday. | RELATED: | Ilhan Omar Calls Stephen Miller 'a White Nationalist' Over Rabid Xenophobia | Representatives Pramila Jayapal and Mark Pocan are leading the incentive for an amendment that would add about US$33 billion…
telesurenglish.net/news/US-Progressives-…

Mexico: Guaido's Envoy Appointment to OAS Against Own Charter
teleSUR | telesurenglish.net | 2019-04-09
Mexico's Ambassador to the Organization of American States (OAS) Jorge Lomonaco criticized Tuesday the decision taken by 18 out of 35 member states to recognize lawmaker Juan Guaido's envoy as the Permanent Representative of Venezuela. | RELATED: | Venezuela Leaves OAS April 27, Trump 'Runs Over' Member States | "The adoption of this resolution is a pyrrhic victory for a group of countries, without real effects and with potentially negative consequences for the OAS and its institu…
telesurenglish.net/news/Mexico-Guaidos-E…

Charter Schools Just Bad Policy?
Shawgi Tell | dissidentvoice.org | 2019-04-09
It is no secret that charter schools coast to coast are rife with fraud, waste, corruption, and racketeering. This is closely related to the fact that charter schools annually siphon billions of public dollars from public schools that serve 90% of the nation's youth, thereby undermining the ability of public schools to educate millions of …
dissidentvoice.org/2019/04/charter-schoo…

In Arizona, High-School Students Are Making Mental Health the Focus of Anti-Gun-Violence Legislation
Jordan Harb, Emma Rowland | thenation.com | 2019-04-09
In Arizona, High-School Students Are Making Mental Health the Focus of Anti-Gun-Violence Legislation…
thenation.com/article/in-arizona-high-sc…

Even Saudi Arabia Threatens to Ditch Dollar for Oil Trade over US Bullying Policies
Telesur | globalresearch.ca | 2019-04-09
Saudi Arabia threatens to sell oil in currencies other than the dollar if Washington passes a bill exposing the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) to U.S. antitrust lawsuits. | The No Oil Producing and Exporting Cartels Act (NOPEC), which was …
globalresearch.ca/saudi-arabia-threatens…

Video: A New Battle for Tripoli: Preconditions and Prospects
South Front | globalresearch.ca | 2019-04-09
Libya has been in a state of the constant chaos since the NATO intervention in 2011. After the fall of the government of Muammar Gaddafi, the country fell into the hands of warrying armed factions, many of which were linked …
globalresearch.ca/new-battle-tripoli/567…

NATO at 70: An Unlawful Organisation with Serious Psychological Problems
Jan Oberg | globalresearch.ca | 2019-04-09
The North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, NATO, celebrated its 70th Anniversary on April 4, 2019. Some of us don't see anything worth celebrating about an incredibly expensive, dangerous and harmful alliance which should have been closed down exactly 30 years …
globalresearch.ca/nato-70-unlawful-organ…

Selected Articles: The US' Plans to Designate Iran's Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) as "Terrorists"
Global Research News | globalresearch.ca | 2019-04-09
Our objective at Global Research is to recruit one thousand committed "volunteers" among our more than 50,000 Newsletter subscribers to support the distribution of Global Research articles (email lists, social media, crossposts). | Do not send us money. Under Plan A…
globalresearch.ca/us-plans-designate-ira…

Anti-Russia Nuclear First Strike? Poland Would Need a "Demographic Precaution" Plan
Adeyinka Makinde | globalresearch.ca | 2019-04-09
In a recent interview in the Polish media, retired General Waldemar Skrzypczak spoke of the possibility of NATO launching a pre-emptive nuclear strike against the Russian Federation. His remarks not only serve to remind of the danger of a thermonuclear …
globalresearch.ca/anti-russia-nuclear-fi…

Himalayan Glaciers on the Eve of Destruction
Pepe Escobar | globalresearch.ca | 2019-04-09
There was no official leak, but this must have been discussed when Presidents Xi Jinping and Emmanuel Macron met last week in Paris. After all, Macron has been posing as a staunch defender of the environment and the self-attributed MC …
globalresearch.ca/himalayan-glaciers-eve…

Boeing CEO Praised "Streamlined" Oversight of 737 Plane that Crashed in Indonesia and Ethiopia
Barry Grey | globalresearch.ca | 2019-04-09
In a conference call with Wall Street firms in April of 2017, Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg lauded the Federal Aviation Administration's "streamlined" certification process for enabling the aircraft manufacturer to rush its new 737 Max model into service. | "That's helping | …
globalresearch.ca/boeing-ceo-praised-str…

Peru Supreme Court: Machu Picchu is the State's, Not a Family's
teleSUR | telesurenglish.net | 2019-04-09
Peru's Supreme Court ended a 14 year-long battle between an individual family and the nation by declaring the Machu Picchu Inca ruins state property and not belonging to the Zavaleta family that has laid legal claim to the world-famous archaeological park since 2005. | RELATED: | Ancient Hoofed Whale Found in Peru: Researchers | The Supreme Court declared Monday that the case filed by the Zavaleta family that sought to seize 22,000 hectares of the national park and Peru's biggest tourist attra…
telesurenglish.net/news/Peru-Supreme-Cou…

Haiti Facing Worst Crisis Since 1986?
Nancy Roc | globalresearch.ca | 2019-04-09
"Here we go again in #Haiti. Another messy morning in #PAP where getting gas has become a matter of who you know because pumps are only delivering on a privilege basis. This station at Bois-Patate says it's only giving diesel …
globalresearch.ca/haiti-facing-worst-cri…

Court of Appeal to Consider UK Arms Exports to Saudi Arabia
CAAT, Campaign Against Arms Trade | globalresearch.ca | 2019-04-09
Tomorrow, the Court of Appeal in London will hear an appeal brought by Campaign Against Arms Trade (CAAT) to overturn a 2017 High Court judgment which allows the UK Government to continue to export arms to Saudi Arabia for use …
globalresearch.ca/court-appeal-consider-…

World Bank Must Stop Push to Expand Private Education
commondreams | commondreams.org | 2019-04-09
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commondreams.org/newswire/2019/04/09/wor…

Education Department Must Unblock Public Citizen's Website, Lawsuit Says
commondreams | commondreams.org | 2019-04-09
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commondreams.org/newswire/2019/04/09/edu…

Ron DeSantis Has 'Big, Hairy, Audacious Goals' for Florida Education and That's Bad
Kathleen Oropeza | progressive.org | 2019-04-09
The new governor wants to arm teachers, undermine local school boards, and generally double down on decades of education reform efforts that have gutted the state's public schools.
progressive.org/public-school-shakedown/…

You are the working class
Makasi Motema | workers.org | 2019-04-09
The ruling class has offered up a big lie, and we have swallowed it whole. We have been told that we are not "working class," that we are not workers at all. Instead, we are part of a nebulous "middle class" — college educated, working toward upward mobility, go-getters. We . . . | Continue reading You are the working class at Workers.org
workers.org/2019/04/08/you-are-the-worki…

Sacramento Teacher Strike Is a Warning to #RedForEd Movement Everywhere
Jeff Bryant | commondreams.org | 2019-04-09
"We were motivated by what was happening in RedForEd movements elsewhere." (Photo: Scott Heins/Getty Images) | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files…
commondreams.org/views/2019/04/09/sacram…

Polish teachers launch nationwide strike
WSWS | wsws.org | 2019-04-09
Over 86 percent of the country's 400,000 teachers have joined the first nationwide strike of teachers in Poland in 25 years.
www.wsws.org/en/articles/2019/04/09/pola…

Tennessee teachers organize protests over educational funding and vouchers
WSWS | wsws.org | 2019-04-09
Tennessee teachers are joining the growing protests across the US to defend public education and oppose privatization schemes.
www.wsws.org/en/articles/2019/04/09/nash…

Over 10,000 rally in Toronto against Tories' education cuts
WSWS | wsws.org | 2019-04-09
Demonstrators expressed their anger at the Ontario government's plans to hike class sizes, cut thousands of teaching positions, slash funding for children with special needs, and gut student aid.
www.wsws.org/en/articles/2019/04/09/toro…

Philadelphia Community College teachers face union sellout
WSWS | wsws.org | 2019-04-09
The deal, which must be voted on by the membership, would create a permanent category of lower-paid educators.
www.wsws.org/en/articles/2019/04/09/phil…

'Blatant Violation of the First Amendment': Public Citizen Sues Betsy DeVos for Censoring Its Website
Jake Johnson, staff writer | commondreams.org | 2019-04-09
"We've been highly critical of Betsy DeVos for putting students at the mercy of predatory for-profit colleges. We won't let her silence us." | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files…
commondreams.org/news/2019/04/09/blatant…

USA Fines British Bank for Violating Blockade on Cuba
plenglish | plenglish.com | 2019-04-09
Washington, Apr 9 (Prensa Latina) British bank Standard Chartered will pay 1.1 billion dollars for allegedly violating U.S. blockade on Cuba and sanctions against Iran, Syria, Sudan and Myanmar, the US Treasury Department reported today.
www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id…

The Syrian American Council's Pressure Campaign to Censor One of Its Major Critics
Alexander Rubinstein | globalresearch.ca | 2019-04-08
The Syrian American Council and a collection of pro-war lobbyists have led an intimidation campaign aimed at bullying a major Washington-based bookstore, Politics and Prose, into canceling award-winning journalist and author Max Blumenthal's launch event for his new book …
globalresearch.ca/syrian-american-counci…

No to NATO: Time to End Aggressive Militarism
Margaret Flowers | globalresearch.ca | 2019-04-08
This week, the Foreign Ministers of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) countries met in Washington, DC. NATO was greeted with bi-partisan support from Congress and by protesters who held actions and events from Saturday, March 30 through their meeting …
globalresearch.ca/no-nato-end-aggressive…

Endless War and Chaos in Libya
Stephen Lendman | globalresearch.ca | 2019-04-08
US-led NATO aggression raped and destroyed Libya, transforming Africa's most developed nation into a cauldron of endless violence, chaos and human misery — what happens virtually wherever US forces show up. | In 2011, Libya was terror-bombed and attacked on the …
globalresearch.ca/endless-war-chaos-liby…

Trump Sacks DHS Secretary Nielsen
Stephen Lendman | globalresearch.ca | 2019-04-08
The USA Patriot Act was written months before 9/11, kept on the shelf, ready to be enacted into law following the mother of all false flags. | Numerous other police state laws, executive orders, presidential and homeland security directives, congressional authorization …
globalresearch.ca/trump-sacks-dhs-secret…

Stop Federal Funding of Charter Schools
Jeff Bryant | progressive.org | 2019-04-08
Up to $1 billion of federal grant money went to charter schools that never opened or opened for only brief periods before being shut down.
progressive.org/op-eds/stop-federal-fund…

A big win for public education in LA, KIPP mega-charter school defeated
Fight Back | fightbacknews.org | 2019-04-08
Los Angeles, CA – Centro CSO (Community Service Organization) along with teachers, parents and students from several East Area schools announced a historic victory, April 4. After months of struggle, corporate KIPP Promesa Charter school will not be building a new mega-charter school in Boyle Heights, at the location of the former Lincoln Hospital near 4th and Soto Street. | Rosario Bonilla, a mother who lives next to proposed site said, "I'm excited we obtained the victory against KIPP that I know would have affected the lives of my children and my community. Also, I feel proud to say that billionaires can'..
fightbacknews.org/2019/4/8/big-win-publi…

Why Children that Have Been Recently Vaccinated with Live Virus Vaccines Should be the Ones that Are Isolated (Rather than the Healthy Unvaccinated Ones)
Dr. Gary G. Kohls | globalresearch.ca | 2019-04-08
"Vaccines are often administered before a diagnosis of combined immune deficiency is made. …live vaccines may produce chronic infections in patients with combined immune deficiency." — Infectious Diseases Society of America (2013) | "It is now known that vaccine viruses can …
globalresearch.ca/why-children-vaccinate…

The Last Battle for Libya
Richard Galustian | globalresearch.ca | 2019-04-08
The prize is Tripoli, for anyone that can take it and secure it by this summer. That will, it's felt by many, stabilise Libya or, conversely, at worse, make Her descend into a greater quagmire resulting in a new phase …
globalresearch.ca/last-battle-libya/5673…

ISIS/Al Qaeda in the Middle East and Ukraine's "Neo-Nazis": Two Sides of the Imperial Coin
Mark Taliano | globalresearch.ca | 2019-04-08
Western-supported ISIS/al Qaeda and western-supported neo-Nazis are two sides to the same Imperial coin. | They are the product of the West's moral degradation, its disdain for international law, and its anti-Life core. A rotten apple by any measure. | Imperial strategies …
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Telemedicine Increases Antibiotic Prescribing for Kids, Study
teleSUR | telesurenglish.net | 2019-04-08
Children with acute respiratory infections (ARI) seen via telemedicine visits are far more likely to be overprescribed antibiotics than those who went to a doctor's office or clinic, a new study by researchers at the UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh states. The peer-reviewed artic…
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Libya: There's a Reason Why the West Is Portraying Haftar as a "Russian-Backed" Bogeyman
Andrew Korybko | globalresearch.ca | 2019-04-08
The Mainstream Media's deliberate misportrayal of Libyan National Army General Haftar as "Russian-backed" is meant to turn him into a bogeyman for the purpose of discrediting his military gains after he turned on his American patron. | Haftar "Goes Rogue" | Much …
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Secret Document Reveals Plans for Civil War in Lebanon, Israeli False Flags, and Invasion
Randi Nord | globalresearch.ca | 2019-04-08
During his visit with US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, Lebanese President Michael Aoun reportedly received a US-Israeli document detailing plans for creating a civil war in Lebanon with covert false flag operations and possible Israeli invasion. | Although the …
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The US' Plans to Designate the Iran Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) as "Terrorists" Aren't Just for Show
Andrew Korybko | globalresearch.ca | 2019-04-08
The US plans to use this possibly impending designation as the basis upon which to "justify" forthcoming Hybrid War measures against the Islamic Republic aimed at dismantling its "deep state" network in the Mideast, including through possible strikes against the …
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Rwanda: 25 Years On, U.S. Taxpayers Paying Millions for Homeland Security's Sham 'Genocide Fugitive' Trials in Boston
Keith Harmon Snow | globalresearch.ca | 2019-04-08
On 6 April 1994, the Hutu presidents of Rwanda and Burundi, their top military staff and six French crew members were assassinated when surface-to-air missiles shot down the Rwandan presidential jet on approach to Kigali airport. It is now well …
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Is this the Epicentre of Corbyn's Antisemitism Story?
True Publica | globalresearch.ca | 2019-04-08
The British-American Project for the Successor Generation, to give it its full title, was officially founded in 1985 — "to perpetuate the close relationship between the United States and Britain," and in the words of BAP's official history, through "transatlantic …
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West Finds New Anti-China Puppet in Wake of Thai Elections
Tony Cartalucci | globalresearch.ca | 2019-04-08
Western political meddling abroad faced another serious setback — this time in the Southeast Asian country of Thailand. | With a population of 70 million people, the 2nd largest economy in Southeast Asia, and transforming into a key regional partner for …
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The Burning of Highlander Center: a Fascist-like Attack
W. T. Whitney | counterpunch.org | 2019-04-08
The deadly racist spree in Charlottesville in 2017 and the killing of 11 congregants at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburg in 2018 were fire bells in the night. Another rang out in New Market, Tennessee on March 29 as the main building at the Highlander Research and Education Center burned to the ground,…
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US teachers' unions oppose bill to make sex with students a crime
RT | rt.com | 2019-04-06
Teachers' unions in the state of Rhode Island came out to show their opposition to a bill that would criminalize sex between employees and students, complaining that the bill unfairly singled out school employees. | …
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'Experiment on kids': Cross-sex hormone therapy age down to 8 in US govt-funded study, doctor finds
RT | rt.com | 2019-04-06
Cross-sex hormones may now be given to US children as young as eight in a government-supported research program, despite the risks these drugs can pose, a doctor skeptical of transitioning gender-dysphoric kids has discovered. | …
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Tampa Bay students rally against Trump's wall and demand protections for undocumented students
Fight Back | fightbacknews.org | 2019-04-05
Tampa, FL – The Tampa Bay chapter of Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) held a rally April 3 to stand against the U.S.-Mexico border wall and demand protections for immigrant students at the University of South Florida (USF). One of these protections is non-deputization of campus police to enforce immigration policy. The event featured a mock border wall, symbolizing the recent attacks on immigrants by the U.S. government. | "USF needs to stand by its undocumented and immigrant students to make its claims of diversity true. USF has to become noncompliant with federal agencies like the Department of Homeland…
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Aaron Bastani flips the 'Marxist' attack-line on its head, reducing the Tories to an uneducated mess
James Wright | thecanary.co | 2019-04-05
Conservatives and the establishment frequently try and weaponise the label 'Marxist' against progressives. "Karl Marx had a great deal to say" But, speaking on … | Read more Aaron Bastani flips the 'Marxist' attack-line on its head, reducing the Tories to an uneducated mess | By James Wright…
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Sensational: A teacher rips into Sajid Javid for 'blaming' her profession for knife crime
James Wright | thecanary.co | 2019-04-05
During BBC Question Time on 4 April, a teacher ripped into home secretary Sajid Javid. Earlier in the week, Javid appeared to suggest that … | Read more Sensational: A teacher rips into Sajid Javid for 'blaming' her profession for knife crime | By James Wright…
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Women outliving men 'everywhere', new UN health agency statistics report shows
United Nations | un.org | 2019-04-04
Average life-expectancy globally has increased by five-and-a-half years since the turn of the century, and women outlive men "everywhere", the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday.
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Anti-Union University Administrations Fight Surge In Graduate Student Worker Organizing
Michael Sainato | shadowproof.com | 2019-04-04
Since the National Labor Relations Board ruled in August 2016 that graduate student workers at private universities have the right to unionize, graduate student unions in the United States have surged. Yet, currently, nearly all of these unions face resistance and union-busting efforts from their university administrations. | At Boston College, graduate student workers voted to unionize in September 2017. The univers…
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