2020-09-10: News Headlines

Mirinda Crissman (2020-09-10). As COVID spreads: Epidemic of evictions goes viral. workers.org Houston — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced a federal eviction moratorium on Sept. 1 to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Coming several months into the pandemic, it may help keep many in their homes — but only until Dec. 31. This is very much a case . . . |

Eds. (2020-09-10). Wikileaks helped end secret U.S. killings, Assange extradition hearing is told. mronline.org REVELATIONS published by Wikileaks helped to end a secret U.S. assassination programme and freed unlawfully detained prisoners from Guantanamo Bay, the Julian Assange extradition hearing was told today.

Caitlin Johnstone (2020-09-10). Assange Trial Exposes False Partisan Narratives With Focus On Trump's War On Journalism. thealtworld.com scandalously opaque and A new article about the proceedings in The Evening Standard titled "

Craig Murray (2020-09-10). Your Man in the Public Gallery — Assange Hearing Day 8. globalresearch.ca The great question after yesterday's hearing was whether prosecution counsel James Lewis QC would continue to charge at defence witnesses like a deranged berserker (spoiler — he would), and more importantly, why? | QC's representing governments usually seek to radiate calm …

Binoy Kampmark (2020-09-10). Assange's Third Day at the Old Bailey: Bias, Politics and Wars on Journalism. counterpunch.org The third day of extradition proceedings against Julian Assange at the Old Bailey resumed on the point of politics. Assange as a figure of political beliefs; Assange as a target of the Trump administration precisely for having them. The man sketching the portrait was Paul Rogers, Emeritus Professor of Peace Studies at Bradford University. It

T.J. Coles (2020-09-10). The War on Your Mind: A Brief History of the U.S. Surveillance-Intelligence Complex. dissidentvoice.org The recent U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit vindicated the contractor-turned-whistleblower, Edward Snowden, by ruling that the National Security Agency's blanket data collection was unlawful and likely unconstitutional. After Snowden alerted the world, the Obama administration claimed that the dragnet was necessary to catch terrorists, specifically Issa Doreh, Basaaly Saeed Moalin, Ahmed Nasir …

Ahmed Abdulkareem (2020-09-10). Israel and the UAE Hope to Turn Yemen's Remote Islands into an Intel Gathering Hub. mintpressnews.com Often a flashpoint for tensions between international rivals and a major chokepoint for much of the world's maritime transit, the waters surrounding Yemen have become a much-vaunted prize for regional intelligence services.

Ann Garrison (2020-09-10). It's Time to Acknowledge Hutu Genocide and Rwandan Occupation of DRC. globalresearch.ca My first contribution to Black Agenda Report was "

Ben Norton (2020-09-10). U.S. govt-linked PR firm ran fake news networks for right-wing Latin American regimes. mronline.org A major U.S. PR firm located just a few blocks from the White House has been caught running an industrial grade propaganda operation on social media.

Manuela Solé (2020-09-10). Venezuela Backs Bolivia's Morales and Ecuador's Correa Following Court Rulings. venezuelanalysis.com The Maduro government recently launched the Simon Bolivar International Institute to strengthen international solidarity.

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2020-09-10). Examining 9/11 and America's "War on Terrorism" globalresearch.ca At 11 o'clock, on the morning of 9/11, the Bush administration had already announced that Al Qaeda was responsible for the attacks. That same evening at 9: 30 pm, a "War Cabinet" was formed. And at 11: 00 pm, at the end of that historic meeting at the White House, the "War on Terrorism" was officially launched.

Michael Arney (2020-09-10). Progressives and the left can't hesitate in advocating a Biden-Harris vote. peoplesworld.org Progressives and democratic socialists are saying it. Leaders, organizations, media, websites, and postings warn of a terrible threat. Fascism, or neo-fascism, or the growing danger of it. If not that, a severe rollback of our democracy. A permanent increase in systemic and individual acts of racism, with a green light from the Oval Office. If …

news.un (2020-09-10). Nations of the South display spirit of 'global solidarity' — UN chief. news.un.org "The spirit of South-South cooperation and global solidarity", is alive and well across the hemisphere as the word grapples with the COVID-19 pandemic, said the UN chief in a message relayed to countries of the Global South on Thursday.

Dr. Jack Rasmus (2020-09-10). America's Current Jobs 'Great Depression'. globalresearch.ca "Two well-known and highly respected mainstream economists, Carmen Reinhart, a chief economist for the World Bank, and Vincent Reinhart, chief economist for Morgan Stanley bank, have recently published an article in the widely read capitalist source, Foreign Affairs, entitled 'The …

Workers World Party (2020-09-10). PDF of September 10 issue. workers.org Download the 12-page PDF. Anti-racists defy police, fascist terror Fight the right with united worker action! editorial ALSO: Kevin Zeese, °presente! Capitalist 'gifts': evictions and hunger. Battling racism on many fronts Pensacola and Greensboro; Sports focus on Black lives; Tribute to Chadwick Boseman. Labor's militant rank and file Save the . . . |

_____ (2020-09-10). Assange Extradition And The War On Journalism. popularresistance.org A webinar/press conference organized by the late Kevin Zeese for PopularResistance.org streamed live on Sept. 9, 2020. | The attempt to extradite Julian Assange to the United States for prosecution is a war against freedom of the press and our right to know. If the prosecution of Assange under the Espionage Act occurs, it will define journalism for the 21st Century. No journalist or publisher who exposes war crimes or corruption will be safe.

RT (2020-09-10). 'Nothing nefarious at all': Backlash as ex-NSA chief, involved in mass surveillance revealed by Snowden, joins Amazon board. rt.com General Keith Alexander, ex-director of the National Security Agency, who oversaw illegal mass spying on Americans, has been appointed to Amazon's board of directors, drawing the ire of privacy advocates, including Edward Snowden. | Amazon announced that Alexander, who served as NSA director from 2005 up to his retirement in March 2014, will join the company's board on Wednesday. | "We're thrilled to elect a new member to our Board of Directors this month. Welcome, General Keith Alexander!" the tech giant said in a statement on Twitter. | However, some, including the ex-CIA contractor Edward Snowden, were less…

_____ (2020-09-10). Expert Tells Court, Charges Against Assange Are Unconstitutional. popularresistance.org It is immaterial whether one considers Julian Assange to be a reporter because he was engaged in "journalistic activity" when obtaining and publishing classified US documents, the director of the Freedom of the Press Foundation told the court on day three of the WikiLeaks publisher's extradition hearing. | The US indictment against WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange represents an "unconstitutional" threat to the First Amendment of the United States constitution and to press freedom more generally, Professor Trevor Timm told the Old Bailey on Wednesday.

_____ (2020-09-10). The Ongoing And Unjustifiable Persecution Of Julian Assange. popularresistance.org A hugely important struggle for press freedom is currently taking place in the Old Bailey in London, where, on Monday, three weeks of hearings began regarding the proposed extradition to the US of Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks. In 2010 and 2011, WikiLeaks published documents leaked by a serving member of the US military — Bradley, now Chelsea Manning — that exposed evidence of war crimes committed by the US and, in the case of my particular area of expertise, Guantánamo.

_____ (2020-09-10). New: Simón Bolívar Institute For Peace And Solidarity Among Peoples. popularresistance.org Caracas, VZ – On Sunday, September 6, 205 years since the publication of the Jamaica Letter, the Simón Bolívar Institute for Peace and Solidarity among Peoples was inaugurated as a new space for the research, dissemination, debate, solidarity and strengthening of international relations. | The inauguration took place via YouTube on the Institute's Spanish and English channels. | "Our institute is formally inaugurated today, but the truth is that it already existed. The peoples have raised their voices in favor of Venezuela, and we at the same time have raised our voices for humankind's great causes," said the Pre…

Jack Rasmus (2020-09-10). America's Current Job 'Great Depression'. zcomm.org What follows is a debunking of the 8.4% unemployment rate and a quantitative explanation why that rate is 25%—as well as a statement of the forces that will likely result in an even further deterioration in the unemployment rate in the 2020-21 period ahead…

Staff (2020-09-10). "Democratic Public Health": Big Pharma Relies on Developing World While Limiting Access to Treatment. democracynow.org We look at the history of clinical vaccine trials and exploitation of vulnerable people in the U.S. and India, which recently surpassed Brazil as the country with the second most infections worldwide. Kaushik Sunder Rajan, an anthropologist at the University of Chicago, says there is a documented history of "ethical lapses" and lack of accountability in vaccine studies in India. "The critical issue here is not whether vaccines are good or bad, but … even more, I would suggest what is at stake is a democratic public health," he notes.

Staff (2020-09-10). "This Is Climate Change": West Coast Fires Scorch Millions of Acres & Blot Out the Sun. democracynow.org The skies of the Bay Area and Northern California turned a dark orange as 90 major fires burn in the western United States, from San Diego to the Canadian border. At least seven people have died as a result of the fires, which have already burned 2.5 million acres in California alone. Despite heavy coverage in the mainstream media, however, few outlets are highlighting the link between the blazes and the accelerating climate crisis. "The fact is that TV news is completely abdicating its responsibility when it comes to telling the truth of what the West is dealing with right now," says Leah Stokes, assistant profe…

Staff (2020-09-10). COVID Vaccine Trials Seek Black & Latinx Participants, But History of Medical Apartheid Sows Mistrust. democracynow.org As President Trump pushes to release a coronavirus vaccine before the November election, a National Institutes of Health report details how the process could be slowed by a lack of participation in vaccine studies by African American and Latinx people, many of whom mistrust the U.S. healthcare system due the history of racist medical exploitation. "The written history of medicine, the canon, has been carefully curated to elide the experience of African Americans," says medical ethicist Harriet Washington, author of "Medical Apartheid: The Dark History of Medical Experimentation on Black Americans from Colonial Ti…

Staff (2020-09-10). Headlines for September 10, 2020. democracynow.org Wildfires Destroy Oregon Towns, Bringing "Apocalyptic" Orange Skies to West Coast, Human Activity Blamed for 68% Drop in Animal Population Since 1970, President Donald Trump Acknowledges Downplaying COVID-19 Threat to U.S. Public, Biden Blasts Trump's "Life-and-Death Betrayal of the American People" on COVID-19, Bob Woodward Blasted for Withholding Trump's Comments on COVID-19 for Months, NIH Director Says Politics Shouldn't Trump Science in Vaccine Development, UW-Madison Halts In-Person Classes After 1,000+ Students Test Positive for Coronavirus, India Reports Record Daily Coronavirus Infections as Global Death…

The Canary (2020-09-10). Fear of 'Covid in the courtroom' halts Julian Assange case. thecanary.co The extradition case against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been brought to a halt at the Old Bailey over fear of "Covid in the courtroom".District Judge Vanessa Baraitser stopped proceedings on the fourth day of hearings, as it emerged that a lawyer for the US Government may have been exposed to the virus and was being tested.Speaking in court, Edward Fitzgerald QC, for Assange, told the judge: "We respectfully submit we have to go with the assumption (the lawyer) has Covid."If that is the correct assumption it has consequences — firstly we should not be here today because Covid will be in the courtro…

Media Lens (2020-09-10). "Absolute And Arbitrary Power": Killing Extinction Rebellion And Julian Assange. dissidentvoice.org The use and misuse of George Orwell's truth-telling is so widespread that we can easily miss his intended meaning. For example, with perfect (Orwellian) irony, the BBC has a statue of Orwell outside Broadcasting House, bearing the inscription: 'If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not …

Roger Harris (2020-09-10). The Current Impasse in Belarus and the Peace Alternative. counterpunch.org Back in the 1970s, the left and even many liberals were clear that Nixon's dropping napalm on Vietnamese villages was an abomination. By the 1990s, some thought Bill Clinton's bombing of Yugoslavia was, perhaps, humanitarian. Fast forward to the present, there is sentiment that the US has a global "responsibility to protect" the less enlightened

Stephen Lendman (2020-09-10). Reprieve's Clive Stafford Smith on US Judicial Unfairness, Assange's Show Trial. globalresearch.ca British/American human rights lawyer Smith founded UK-based Reprieve in 1999 — "an organization of courageous and committed human rights defenders." | It provides pro bono legal and investigative work services for "some of the world's most vulnerable people." | They include individuals …

pip.hinman (2020-09-10). Amnesty calls on US, Britain to drop the charges against Assange. greenleft.org.au

_____ (2020-09-10). Kevin Zeese: The Passing Of A Warrior For Peace And Justice. popularresistance.org Having met Kevin Zeese during the Occupy movement in September of 2011, by Merwin's metric we passed unknowing the day that had finally come for Kevin nine times. Nine times we, (Kevin, Margaret Flowers -his loving partner, and I) were engaged in the struggle in one way or another. Occupy DC, Occupy the EPA, Hands Up Don't Shoot, Justice Mondays at the Department of Justice to name a few and lastly only hours before his transition — the fight to stop the desecration of Moses African Cemetery in Bethesda, Maryland.

_____ (2020-09-10). Lee Camp: Liberal Media Attacks Me And A Tribute To Kevin Zeese. popularresistance.org A liberal media criticism outlet recently published an article where they used one of my jokes as evidence of a grand Russian plan to subvert the 2020 US elections. Also, my memories of a great man, lawyer, & activist — Kevin Zeese. Rest in power.

Lucas Leiroz de Almeida (2020-09-10). NATO Begins Military Maneuvers in the Barents Sea. globalresearch.ca NATO has stepped up its activities in the neutral waters of the Barents Sea, raising tensions in the Arctic region. In just one day, Russian pilots escorted three military planes, one Norwegian and two British. One of the British planes …

Matt Sedlar (2020-09-10). Interview with Mark Weisbrot on the US Election, the Brazilian Economy, and US-Brazil Relations. cepr.net Carta Capital, based in Brazil, interviewed CEPR Co-Director Mark Weisbrot about the upcoming US elections. The Portuguese version is on Carta Capital's website here. CC: The Trump administration's economic performance was doing better than expected and had a 43 percent approval rating in April, according to Gallup. Last year, GDP grew 2.3 percent, but this …

Medea Benjamin, Leonardo Flores (2020-09-10). Biden Urged to Adopt a Good Neighbor Policy Toward Latin America. counterpunch.org Election season is a difficult time to develop good policies towards Latin America, since both Democrats and Republicans cater to the small, but organized, conservative factions of the Latinx community in Florida, vying for their votes. But if Biden wins the White House, there is a chance to reverse the Trump administration policies that have

yenisafak (2020-09-10). Greece: 400 kids relocated from gutted Moria camp. yenisafak.com Some 400 unaccompanied children from a Greek refugee camp gutted in a fire a day earlier were transferred to the city of Thessaloniki, authorities said on Thursday.The children were moved to the port city on three flights, hours after a deadly fire forced thousands of migrants and refugees to flee the Moria camp on the Eastern Aegean island of Lesbos on Wednesday morning.According to Greece's Migration and Asylum Ministry, the transport started in the late hours of Wednesday and was completed on Thursday.The process was coordinated by the ministry's Special Secretariat for Unaccompanied Minors and funded by the E…

Devin Cole (2020-09-10). From Pensacola to Kenosha — Fight police brutality! workers.org Pensacola is occupied Mvskoke/Creek land; Kenosha is occupied Peoria/Potawatomi/Miami/Dakota Sioux land. Thirty people gathered Aug. 30 at Florida Square in downtown Pensacola, Fla., in solidarity with the Kenosha Uprising — the ongoing protest against police brutality and anti-Black violence that erupted after the Aug. 23 police shooting of Jacob Blake, . . . |

Staff (2020-09-10). America's settler colonialist roots explain how we see property rights. therealnews.com How the colonization of the United States helped create the American obsession with property rights and property damage over people's rights.

Tom Engelhardt (2020-09-10). American Carnage From a Pandemic President. counterpunch.org The year was 1991 and the United States was suddenly the globe's lone superpower, its ultimate hyperpower, the last and greatest of its kind, the soon-to-be-indispensable nation. The only one left — alone, utterly alone and triumphant atop the world. Who could have asked for more? Or better? It had been a Cold War fantasy

Tina Landis (2020-09-10). Gov't silent as climate change unfolds. liberationnews.org San Francisco skyline tainted orange from wildfire smoke, Sept. 9 As I write this article from San Francisco, Calif., the sky is dark orange and I need to have my desk lamp on to see, despite that it's midday. There is so much smoke in the atmosphere above the summer fog layer that only the …

Alicia Jrapko (2020-09-10). Lucius Walker: 10 Years Later His Legacy Continues. dissidentvoice.org Photo by Bill Hackwell It is hard to believe that it has been ten years ago today since Reverend Lucius Walker suddenly died leaving an enormous emptiness and gap in the movement of solidarity with Cuba and other just causes that in many ways we are still recovering from. I still miss him dearly. We …

Ramzy Baroud (2020-09-10). As Washington Retreats, Eastern Mediterranean Conflict Further Marginalizes NATO. dissidentvoice.org The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) is an alliance in name alone. Recent events notwithstanding, the brewing conflict over territorial waters in the Eastern Mediterranean indicates that the military union between mostly Western countries is faltering. The current Turkish-Greek tension is only one facet of a much larger conflict involving, aside from the two Mediterranean …

Larry Holmes (2020-09-10). ATTICA REBELLION: Paris Commune of the Black Liberation struggle. workers.org The following excerpted article first appeared online Sept. 14, 2016, to mark the 45th anniversary of this historic uprising of incarcerated workers and revolutionaries. The story of Attica, Sept. 9, 1971, is the story of how prisons can be incubators of revolutionaries — like George Jackson, assassinated 2 Ω . . . |

Staff (2020-09-10). Smoke from climate change-fueled wildfires blocks out California sun. therealnews.com Gov. Gavin Newsom called the fires "climate-induced," and said he had "no patience for climate-deniers," but has approved dozens of new fracking permits this year.

Eds. (2020-09-10). Nobel prize-winning economics of climate change is misleading and dangerous — here's why. mronline.org While climate scientists warn that climate change could be catastrophic, economists such as 2018 Nobel prize winner William Nordhaus assert that it will be nowhere near as damaging.

Mark Gruenberg (2020-09-10). Trump lied, Americans died. peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON—There's a hashtag flying fast around Twitter that says all you need to know about the top revelation in Bob Woodward's new book, Rage, containing interviews with and about Oval Office occupant Donald Trump: "#TrumpLiedAmericansDied" it reads. Because that, according to 18 tape-recorded interviews Woodward had with Trump, which are now playing on the Internet, …

Mark Gruenberg (2020-09-10). Flight Attendants warn layoffs could end any hope of economic recovery. peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON—Facing massive layoffs at the end of September, the nation's Flight Attendants hit the U.S. Capitol on September 9 to demand solons save airline jobs, and the services the carriers provide. Making the point that without planes flying, medicines, anti-viral supplies, food and other goods wouldn't get to people who need them, members of the …

Joe Bernick (2020-09-10). Education initiative helping mobilize voters against the right wing in Arizona. peoplesworld.org TUCSON—It took an Arizona Supreme Court decision to put the "Invest in Education" voter initiative back on the ballot after it was thrown off by a right-wing trial judge. The broad coalition of educators, parents, students, organized labor, and communities that came together after the 2018 teachers' strike has been organizing tirelessly ever since. The Chamber of …

Walter Smolarek (2020-09-10). Trump's stunning admission: As pandemic spread, president lied to the world. liberationnews.org With this new revelation, the public has even further evidence that in the most critical early days of the pandemic the president acted with a single-minded focus on his own re-election efforts.

Marshall Auerback (2020-09-10). Why Herd Immunity is a Distraction. counterpunch.org There has been a spectrum of actions taken by governments to address near-term prevention of the spread of COVID-19. The extremes have ranged from total lockdowns (e.g., Italy, Belgium and Spain); to legal enforcement of quarantines and contact tracing (e.g., Canada and Germany); to much lighter forms of restriction (e.g., Denmark and Norway); to even more minimal restrictions, but with extensive testing and tracing (e.g., Taiwan and South Korea). There have also been some clearly incompetent policies, notably in the United States, where the country's public health infrastructure has been eviscerated not just by…

Liberation Staff (2020-09-10). Jason Hamilton (1994-2020). liberationnews.org Jason Hamilton Jason L. Hamilton, age 25, an accomplished young activist, member of the Party for Socialism and Liberation, and a co-founder of the Socialist Rifle Association, died Aug. 27 from brain cancer. Born in 1994, Hamilton grew up in a time when the aftermath of "Reaganomics" and "tough-on-crime" policies were dramatically increasing inequality in …

Al Neal (2020-09-10). K.C. Chiefs kickoff NFL 2020, veto Native American headdresses and face paint. peoplesworld.org In just a few hours, the 2020 NFL Season will officially kick-off at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Mo. Reigning Super Bowl LIV champions, the Kansas City Chiefs, will face the Houston Texans pitting two of the best and youngest starting quarterbacks in the NFL against each other. The real kicker (pun intended) will be …

Jane Green (2020-09-10). The 'trampling of humanity' continues in Iran. peoplesworld.org

Marilyn Bechtel (2020-09-10). Some wins, some losses with new California policing laws. peoplesworld.org As this year's California legislative session, compressed by the COVID-19 pandemic, rushed to a close after midnight Aug. 31, a portfolio of bills to regulate policing — many inspired by recent police killings of unarmed black and Latino men and women — passed the Assembly and state Senate and headed to Gov. Gavin Newsom for …

George Ochenski (2020-09-10). Collusion, Corruptions and Chaos. counterpunch.org In the "old" days prior to the institution of legislative term limits in Montana, veteran Butte legislators loved to play a trick on their newly elected colleagues. They'd come up to them and quietly ask: "Did you get your envelope yet?" The clueless rookies would say "what envelope" and they'd be told "the envelope with

Charles Pierson (2020-09-10). Looters and Losers and Trump, Oh My! counterpunch.org If you want to avoid Trumpian condemnation, don't fight for your country like a chump. Fight for money. Are you an ambitious young psychopath searching for a hot career? You can earn $22,500 per month (much of it tax-free) as a private military contractor, vulgarly known as "mercenaries." That's more than four times a US army captain's measly monthly pay of around $4952. Ka-ching!

Ron Jacobs (2020-09-10). From Perry Lane to the Southern Sea. counterpunch.org The first book I read by Robert Stone was Dog Soldiers. It was a delight in the same way Hunter S. Thompson's Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas was. Here was a novelist who not only had an incredible yet believable story, but told it in a manner that made one turn the pages almost

Eds. (2020-09-10). How the middle half lives. mronline.org A Review of David Roedeger's book The Sinking Middle Class: A Political History…

RT (2020-09-10). 'Orwellian in the extreme': Conservatives slam media for appearing to blame GOP for Dems' decision to tank Covid-19 relief bill. rt.com Conservatives are slamming mainstream media outlets after their almost identical coverage of the Senate Democrats' decision to vote against a coronavirus relief bill appeared to blame Republicans for the "failure." | After months of negotiations, a coronavirus stimulus package, which included funding for schools and Covid-19 testing, unemployment benefits, and the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), was voted down by every Democrat in the Senate on Thursday. The only Republican to join them was Sen. Rand Paul (R-Kentucky). | Needing 60 votes to pass, the bill earned a 52-47 outcome and it's now unlikely a coron…

RT (2020-09-10). 'Getting pretty apocalyptic': California skies turn orange as awestruck residents fear the wrath of wildfires. rt.com California residents are fearing impending doom as wildfire smoke has shifted the skies to an ominous orange hue across the Bay Area hundreds of miles away. | The wildfire smoke turned the skies a yellowish hue on Tuesday but the skies have since turned noticeably darker in color, shifting to an eerie orange worthy of a dystopian sci-fi thriller. | pic.twitter.com/GEf0sqdu59— Zach Wigal üëæ (@ZachWigal) September 9, 2020 North Beach today at 12: 30 pm pic…

RT (2020-09-10). At least 3 dead, several critically injured as massive wildfire sweeps through northern California. rt.com The remains of three people were discovered north of Sacramento near the site of a large-scale wildfire, which has left several others seriously injured as rescuers search for 12 missing persons amid the blaze. | Two of the deceased victims were discovered in one location, while the third was found separately, Butte County Sheriff Kory Honea said, noting they had not yet been identified. | Out of 85 missing persons reports filed in relation to the fire, 12 have not yet been located, he added. Several others were severely wounded after being trapped overnight in the inferno, dubbed the 'Bear Fire,' according to…

RT (2020-09-10). US sanctions Ukrainian lawmaker who published Biden-Poroshenko tapes for 'Russian influence' in presidential election. rt.com Ukrainian parliamentarian Andrii Derkach has been sanctioned by the US, and his publication of alleged phone calls between the Ukrainian president and the US vice president declared 'Russian interference' in the US election. | Derkach "has been an active Russian agent for over a decade, maintaining close connections with the Russian Intelligence Services," the US Treasury Department

RT (2020-09-10). WATCH: Houses burned down, neighborhoods left in ashes by devastating Oregon wildfires. rt.com As wildfires continue to rage out of control across Oregon, houses and businesses have been wiped out by the blaze in the town of Talent. The terrifying aftermath of the inferno was caught on film. | Talent, a town of some 6,000 residents, has been among locations most affected by the massive fire sweeping through Oregon. Thousands have been told to evacuate the southern part of the state as strong winds fed the blaze that carved the path of destruction through towns and countryside. | Footage released by RT's video agency Ruptly shows multiple houses completely burnt to the ground in Talent as the camera dri…

_____ (2020-09-10). How Can the Deep State's Antifa Organization Be Stopped? strategic-culture.org Antifa has become a pseudo-fascist tool in the Color Revolution underway, as part of a coup against the executive branch's administration, and the massive geopolitical and economic shift that administration represents. The methods of the 2016 election would see Trump win by an even wider Electoral College margin in 2020. For these reasons, it was necessary for the deep state to introduce a whole array of 'extraordinary circumstances and new rules': staged riots and ballot harvesting in order to change the election outcome. | The threat of Antifa will always exist so long as the U.S. continues to produce a new-…

A Guest Author (2020-09-10). Railroaded Underground: A voice from inside San Quentin. workers.org This is a slightly edited interview of a prisoner at San Quentin State Prison, by Tahir Asad, an Associated Press award-winning and Emmy-nominated journalist and educator in Philadelphia. By Tahir Asad San Quentin State Prison opened 168 years ago in July 1852, making it the oldest prison in California. Located . . . |

Mike Walter (2020-09-10). The Heat: Trump criticized for COVID-19 response. america.cgtn.com This week marks six months since the World Health Organization declared the coronavirus a global pandemic. Fast forward to September and the death toll in the United States continues to climb.

The Canary (2020-09-10). Moonshot or moonshine? Experts sceptical about government's latest coronavirus plan. thecanary.co Boris Johnson's government is considering shelling out up to £100bn for a mass at-home coronavirus (Covid-19) testing programme. But experts are sceptical about its ability to deliver.Known as "Operation Moonshot", if it worked, up to 10 million tests could be carried out every day from the comfort of people's own homes.How would Operation Moonshot work?: Ministers and health officials are hoping for a test that doesn't need processing in a lab. It would mean users get their results in a matter of minutes rather than days.The saliva test would mean people don't need to travel to testing centres or wa…

pip.hinman (2020-09-10). Extinction Rebellion targets News Corp's bull with shit. greenleft.org.au

Eliza Egret (2020-09-10). The government continues to scapegoat the public to cover the fact that it's useless. thecanary.co As #BorisTheLiar trends on Twitter, people are outraged that the government is scapegoating the public as coronavirus (Covid-19) figures rise again. | From Monday 14 September, gatherings in England of more than 6 people who are outside of your household will be banned. The government has

Ralph Underhill (2020-09-10). Operation moonshot laid bare. thecanary.co Find out more about operation moonshot in

Editor (2020-09-10). Some of the Many Reasons Progressives Don't Like Joe Biden. scheerpost.com Phil Roeder / CC BY 2.0] By Norman Solomon At a time when long-winded polemics and punditry about the upcoming presidential election are all over the place, a longtime progressive populist author and agitator has just summarized it all in less than a minute. "Hi, Jim Hightower here," a just-released video begins, "with a message for progressives who don't like Joe Biden's corporate-hugging… |

Norman Solomon (2020-09-10). The Presidential Election: "A 200-Pound Sack of Concrete" vs. "The Orange Menace" zcomm.org Being in denial about Trump's fascistic momentum is, to put it mildly, unwise…

yenisafak (2020-09-10). Arab League slammed for not condemning UAE-Israel deal. yenisafak.com The Arab League faced fierce criticism on social media platforms after it dropped a Palestinian draft resolution condemning the UAE-Israel normalization deal. | On Wednesday, an Arab League meeting at the level of foreign ministers was held via video conference after days of ambiguity and division over Palestine's request for an emergency meeting to reject Emirati normalization with Israel. | According to the Arab media outlets, the Palestinian request was met with objection by the tiny kingdom of Bahrain. | In a move that sparked outrage on the social media platforms, the final statement of the Arab ministerial…

yenisafak (2020-09-10). 'Abandoned Palestine should leave Arab League'. yenisafak.com Palestine must withdraw from the Arab League after the forum refuses to condemn the controversial UAE-Israel normalization deal, Palestinian group Islamic Jihad said on Thursday. "We call on the Palestinian Authority to withdraw from the Arab League because this body includes countries that abandoned Palestine and embrace Israel and reject condemning the normalization [with Israel]," said Mohammed al-Hindi, member of the Islamic Jihad's political bureau.He said these Arab regimes do not represent "their people who are always sincere to Palestine."After a video conference of foreign ministers of Arab League membe…

Paul Antonopoulos (2020-09-10). Power Balance in the East Mediterranean Is Changing as France Sends Nuclear-powered Aircraft Carrier. globalresearch.ca The delicate power balance in the East Mediterranean is changing dramatically and quickly as states begin to cooperate to contain and contract Turkish ambitions in the region. Turkey's drive to secure and control gas and oil supplies has seen its …

Peter Koenig (2020-09-10). Seeking Truth in a Country of Lies. globalresearch.ca Ed Curtin…. is a revolutionary genius, a profound thinker — who sees truth where others close their eyes. "Seeking Truth in a Country of Lies" is a visionary analysis of the falsehoods we experience on a daily basis way beyond …

Philip Giraldi (2020-09-10). Israel Funds America's Israel Lobby, While U.S. Taxpayers Pay for Endless Fraud Against Themselves. globalresearch.ca Imagine for a moment that there is a foreign government that receives billions of dollars a year in "aid" and other benefits from the United States taxpayer. Consider beyond that, the possibility that that government might take part of the …

Reese Erlich (2020-09-10). Foreign Correspondent: Trump Plays Both Sides Against the Middle. progressive.org Is he a hawk? Is he a peacenik? The President keeps us guessing.

Stephen Lendman (2020-09-10). Navalny Poisoned by Novichok Hoax Timed Ahead of Russian Elections? globalresearch.ca Germany's failure to disclose novichoking medical evidence it claims about Alexey Navalny's condition strongly indicates there is none. | Notably his August 20 illness happened ahead of Russian regional and local elections at 83 locations, scheduled for September 11 — …

Staff (2020-09-10). Trump Names Anti-Abortion Senators to List of Potential Supreme Court Nominees. truthout.org President Trump on Wednesday released a list of potential nominees to the Supreme Court in the event of a vacancy, which included three current far right U.S. senators. | Senators Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas), Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and Josh Hawley (R-Missouri) Although not without precedent, it is rare for sitting members of the Senate to be nominated to the hig…

_____ (2020-09-10). US Sanctions Targeting International Criminal Court Are An Outrage. popularresistance.org On 2 September 2020, U.S. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo announced the imposition of sanctions on Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda and prosecution jurisdiction director for authorizing such an investigation, including war crimes committed by U.S. forces, for which U.S. officials bear responsibility. | These sanctions were based on a declaration by U.S. President Trump of a national emergency on this subject in June of 2020. | The International Association of Democratic Lawyers (IADL) rejects as outrageous these sanctions on senior prosecution officials of the International Criminal Court.

Ashley Curtin (2020-09-10). A sea of pollution: New widespread contamination in oceans amid coronavirus pandemic. nationofchange.org "If only one percent of the masks were to be disposed of incorrectly and dispersed in nature, this would result in up to 10 million masks per month polluting the environment."

news.un (2020-09-10). Work to achieve a culture of peace amid COVID-19 upheaval: UN Secretary-General. news.un.org As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to upend economies and societies, while also threatening to erode trust in public institutions and democracy, it is critical that people everywhere continue to pursue peace.

Daniel Zwerdling (2020-09-10). The Greatest Country on Earth? progressive.org We love America. But Canadians have helped us see that, by many measures, it's not the greatest country on Earth.

Shane Quinn (2020-09-10). Tibet: History and Geopolitics. Mao Zedong's Legacy. globalresearch.ca Considering its size, prestige and historical value, Tibet is another region within China's frontiers of a vital nature to Beijing. Tibet in fact has a centuries-long association with mainland China; and, in modern history, was ruled from a distance by …

Jonas Dringelis (2020-09-10). Baltic States at the Epicenter of NATO Military Exercises. globalresearch.ca The Baltic States have become the scene of NATO military actions especially aimed at provoking Russia and Belarus. | At the end of September, this year's largest military exercise "Sword 2020" will take place in Latvia. | Approximately 1000 Vidzeme Brigade bodyguards …

Steve Watson (2020-09-10). Sweden Close to Victory Over Coronavirus; Never Had a Lockdown or Mask Mandate. globalresearch.ca As the rest of Europe and the world remains under the grip of draconian rules and the threat of new lockdowns, Sweden, which allowed its citizens to remain free throughout the entire pandemic, has pretty much declared victory over the …

The New Arab (2020-09-10). France Asserts Itself in Iraq as US Withdraws. Macron's Trip to Baghdad. globalresearch.ca As the United States continues to drawdown its presence in Iraq more than French President …

Teighlor McGee (2020-09-10). It Wasn't a Coincidence that the Kenosha Uprisings Happened in Wisconsin. progressive.org The state has a long history of enforcing systemic racism—we can't ignore that any more.

Vanessa Taylor (2020-09-10). On the Anger of Black Women. progressive.org An excerpt from Vanessa Taylor's "Black in the Middle: An Anthology of the Black Midwest."

Peoples Dispatch (2020-09-10). US announces withdrawal of thousands of troops from Iraq. peoplesdispatch.org The US administration of Donald Trump has attempted to portray the move as the fulfilment of one of his central electoral promises before the upcoming presidential elections in the US, scheduled in November…

Dean Baker (2020-09-10). Blue States are Not Wrong to Want to Restore the Deduction for State and Local Taxes. counterpunch.org Richard Reeves and Christopher Pulliam had a New York Times column complaining that Democrats want to restore the full deductibility for state and local income taxes, which was ended with the 2017 tax cut bill. They claim, rightly, that the vast majority of this deduction goes to rich people. While that is true, the point

Peoples Dispatch (2020-09-10). Mali seeks a transition to people's power after coup. peoplesdispatch.org On 18th August 2020, a military coup ousted Mali's President Ibrahim Boubakar Keita (IBK). While regional and global leaders condemned this, thousands of people celebrated across the streets of the country's capital city of Bamako.

Fight Back (2020-09-10). Jacksonville community groups demand People's Budget and action from city council. fightbacknews.org Jacksonville, FL – On September 8, while the Jacksonville City Council met virtually, the Jacksonville Community Action Committee held a press conference outside of city hall demanding the city council reduce Jacksonville Sheriff's Office proposed nearly half-billion dollar budget and reallocate funding to other public services and Black community investment. Around 30 people representing various organizations attended. | Speakers from the Northside Coalition of Jacksonville, Take Em Down Jax, Florida New Majority, Women's March Jax, the Black Commission and others all spoke in favor of the JCAC-led People's Budg…

Carol Brouillet (2020-09-10). The 16th Annual 9/11 Truth Film Festival. globalresearch.ca 2020 is an unusual year; weddings have been cancelled, schools closed, almost all large public gatherings banned, the global economy dismantled; the middle class and Main Street's small and medium sized businesses are struggling to survive. In California, the film …

April Rodriguez (2020-09-10). Lower Courts Agree — It's Time to End Qualified Immunity. aclu.org Earlier this month, Mississippi federal court judge Carlton Reeves

Michael Jansen (2020-09-10). Sanctions in the Middle East: Against Iran, Iraq, Syria. globalresearch.ca Sanctions are a blunt weapon used by the mighty against the weak to compel them to capitulate to political demands, but almost always put pressure on populations rather than rulers who concede nothing. Although sanctions have been liberally used in …

Ariel Gold (2020-09-10). Peace through weapons sales to the UAE. nationofchange.org If the American people really want to pursue peace in the Middle East and instead use our taxes to build up U.S. infrastructure, healthcare, education and address the climate crisis, then we must immediately pressure our Congressional representatives to make sure that the U.S.-UAE weapons sales deal does not go through.

Marwa Osman (2020-09-10). French Neocolonialism—MES EP.71. thealtworld.com Emmanuel Macron returned to Paris after a three-day journey to Beirut and Baghdad during which he played the role of a modern-day Lawrence of Arabia, promising sovereignty to the long-suffering citizens of Lebanon and Iraq. But can he do it alone? Better yet, how does he plan to do it? To discuss this issue with us from Beirut is Mohamad Kleit, journalist and photographer. | If you follow my twitter account, you must have seen the video that I leaked last week of former US ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell elaborating about how the US bullies its allies into submission. If you haven't seen it yet, here's is y…

Thomas Knapp (2020-09-10). Silence is Not Consent in Politics. counterpunch.org When you undergo a medical procedure or volunteer for a research study, you're presented with forms to sign, outlining what's going to happen (and what bad things could happen), and expressly consenting to have those things happen. If you're accused of rape, "he or she didn't physically resist" isn't an acceptable defense. In fact, express

Peoples Dispatch (2020-09-10). Several killed as protests against police killing rage on in Colombia. peoplesdispatch.org Protests erupted across Bogotá and other cities in Colombia and were met with heavy, violent repression from the National Police leading to several civilian deaths…

news.un (2020-09-10). Issues surrounding Syria's chemical weapons programme must be resolved, to restore global confidence. news.un.org Until outstanding issues related to Syria's initial declaration of its chemical weapons stockpile and programme are resolved, the international community cannot have full confidence that its activities have ended, the UN's top disarmament expert told the Security Council on Thursday.

Peoples Dispatch (2020-09-10). Fire adds to refugees' woes in Moria camp. peoplesdispatch.org Close to 70% of the tents and other material in the camp have been destroyed. As many as 13,000 refugees live in the Moria camp in the island of Lesbos…

news.un (2020-09-10). Leaders pledge 'quantum leap' towards fully funding COVID-19 vaccines and treatments. news.un.org Global leaders, including more than 30 Heads of State and Ministers, have underlined their commitment towards fast-tracking the development and production of COVID-19 tests, medicines and vaccines, that will be available for anyone, anywhere, who needs them.

WSWS (2020-09-10). Speaking before auto union bureaucrats in Michigan, Biden makes nationalist appeal. wsws.org The Democratic nominee sought to maintain one of the most pernicious fictions of capitalist politics—that the union executives represent the working class, rather than serving as a corporate police force.

Peoples Dispatch (2020-09-10). Colombia erupts in protests against police violence. peoplesdispatch.org Bogotá is in flames following the murder of 46-year-old Javier Ordóñez by police officers early on September 9, Colombian Human Rights Day. In neighborhoods across the country, people marched to the local police posts and participated in cacerolazos, banging pots and pans and raising chants against the police and demanding justice.

news.un (2020-09-10). Belarus: Ensure 'full respect' for workers' rights during protests, ILO urges President Lukashenko. news.un.org Voicing deep concern over detention and arrests of trade unionists in Belarus, the head of the UN International Labour Organization (ILO) called on President Alexander Lukashenko to ensure a climate free from violence and intimidation against peacefully protesting workers.

Marlee Kokotovic (2020-09-10). Senate Republicans propose new 'relief' bill that ignores struggling Americans and gives aid to coal industry. nationofchange.org "The pandemic is already widening social and economic divisions. Shielding corporations from accountability will endanger workers, consumers, and patients, and make the pandemic even worse."

Center For Biological Diversity (2020-09-10). Ecuador: Halt Mining Concessions to Protect Forests in Key Biodiversity Area. globalresearch.ca Environmental groups filed a

Abayomi Azikiwe (2020-09-10). Zimbabwe Ruling Party Says There Is No Crisis in the Country. globalresearch.ca Over the last two decades the western imperialist states and their allies have imposed draconian sanctions on the Southern African nation of Zimbabwe. | Not only has the economic embargo impacted the majority of Zimbabweans, the entire Southern African Development Community …

Rachel Reeves (2020-09-10). The Trump Administration's Attack on Abortion Access Disproportionately Harms Communities of Color Already Devastated by COVID-19. aclu.org Six months into the COVID-19 pandemic, it is devastatingly apparent that the United States' longstanding racial inequalities have only been amplified during this crisis. Nowhere is that truer than in health care, including reproductive health care., , Even before the pandemic, people of color faced severe barriers to accessing essential reproductive health care as a result of interrelated factors such as structural racism, gendered oppression, and associated economic disparities. Abortion restrictions, such as bans on insurance coverage for abortion or laws mandating delays in abortion care and an extra unnec…

Marwa Osman (2020-09-10). Macron Meets Hezbollah: Dr. Marwa Osman Explains. globalresearch.ca Lebanon has been faced with political upheavals, and the huge explosion which destroyed the Beirut Port. Steven Sahiounie of MidEastDiscourse asked a noted expert on Lebanon, Dr. Marwa Osman, to explain the recent visit of French President Macron to Beirut, …

Project Censored (2020-09-10). Destructive Media Deregulation — With Sue Wilson. projectcensored.org Reporter-turned-media-reformer Sue Wilson joins the program to remind listeners that in spite of extensive and destructive media deregulation, radio and TV stations still have a legal obligation to serve the…

Hans-Jàºrgen Steinhagen (2020-09-10). The Covid Crisis: A Brief History of the Pandemics of the 21st Century (2000-2020). globalresearch.ca In times of great confusion and anxiety, when it feels like everything is going down the drain, like everyone is stumbling down a steep road, driven by a supposedly unstoppable disaster, it might be helpful to take a moment and …

Peoples Dispatch (2020-09-10). Thousands of state-owned refinery workers demand pay settlement in India. peoplesdispatch.org Employees of state-owned Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) are fighting against a wage settlement meant to fast-track its privatization and are demanding benefits at par with other public sector oil companies…

WSWS (2020-09-10). Lesbos refugee-camp blaze leaves 13,000 without shelter. wsws.org A call from a detainee during the blaze asked, "Where is the police, where is the fire brigade, where is anyone? We are burning, our tents are burning. Everything is burning. We came here to burn to death. All is on fire."

Prof. Khalil al-Anani (2020-09-10). Israel-UAE Deal: The Emiratis Are Now Under Israel's Thumb. globalresearch.ca The "peace deal" between the UAE and Israel announced last month cannot be interpreted solely through the lens of normalisation; it is much more than that. What occurred on …

_____ (2020-09-10). University Of Michigan Residential Staff On Strike. popularresistance.org The bottom line is our health can't wait. Our communities can't wait. The University's inaction in the face of ResStaff's explicit concerns and action items over the last few weeks has made it clear that public health is not the priority. The University has repeatedly referred to the Wolverine Culture of Care, but has not extended this same care to us. If U of M administrators do not want to live up to the Michigan Difference, we will be the difference ourselves. Health comes first. ResStaff will not stand for anything less than policies and adequate resources that reflect this priority.

_____ (2020-09-10). Militant Protests Ongoing In Rochester. popularresistance.org On Sep. 2 a news conference held by Free the People ROC and the family of Daniel T. Prude announced that Prude, a 41-year old Black man, had been killed by the Rochester Police Department on March 30. The Prude family also released police body camera footage, obtained through a public records request, that showed Daniel Prude naked, handcuffed and held face down in the street while a light snow fell. Militant protests started that day and have continued. | In the video, Daniel Prude can be seen wearing a so-called "spit-hood" that RPD placed over his head, though they offered no clothes or even a blanket on the c…

_____ (2020-09-10). 'Green' Billionaires Behind Suppression Of 'Planet Of The Humans'. popularresistance.org It is hard to think of an American film that provoked a greater backlash in 2020 than "Planet of the Humans." Focused on the theme of planetary extinction and fanciful proposals to ward it off, the documentary was released for free on YouTube on April 21. The date was significant not only because it was the eve of the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, but because a global pandemic was tearing through America's social fabric and exposing the human toll of the country's globalized, growth-obsessed economic model.

_____ (2020-09-10). DeJoy's USPS Changes Violate Federal Law. popularresistance.org Before USPS leaders may implement changes that will impact mail delivery on a substantially nationwide basis, the law requires certain procedures to be followed. Postmaster General Louis DeJoy, however, ignored that law, instead pushing ahead with changes that have slowed mail delivery across America. | Removing collection boxes. Dismantling high-speed mail sorting machines. Reducing employee overtime pay and delivery hours. Telling 46 states and the District of Columbia that the USPS could not guarantee timely delivery of mail-in ballots for the November election.

_____ (2020-09-10). Staff Refuse To Enter Unsafe School Building. popularresistance.org Bronx, NY – The special education staff of P352X, composed of five different sites (buildings), will be coordinating a refusal to enter unsafe buildings. We have not received inspection reports from the UFT or the DOE for all five sites. When staff arrived on the first day, the promised PPE was not available and due to no fault of our administration, we still did not have enough information to have a plan for the first day back. Guidances from the department of education change and are updated daily.

_____ (2020-09-10). Democracy Dies in Obfuscation. strategic-culture.org Dorothee BENZ | "US Political Divide Becomes Increasingly Violent, Rattling Activists and Police," a Washington Post headline (

Maya Evans (2020-09-10). More power to the pushers in solar revolution. zcomm.org For a country with no national electric grid system, and diesel hard to transport on rickety and unsafe roads often lined with improvised explosive devices (IEDs), the transition to solar renewable energy is a natural and potentially very fast step.

Igor Derysh (2020-09-10). More Than 550,000 Mail Ballots Have Already Been Rejected in 2020. zcomm.org "Anything that is going to decrease people's voices being heard is just terrible for the country"

Bernie Sanders (2020-09-10). Fighting for the working class. zcomm.org Let us create an economy that works for all, and not just the few. Let us come together to defeat Donald Trump in November, and then let us keep fighting and organizing for the progressive change our country desperately needs…

David Dayen (2020-09-10). Grad Student Strike at the University of Michigan the First Pandemic Pushback on Campus. zcomm.org The GEO has a set of demands that correlate with our interlocking sets of national crises. Like many colleges that have returned, Michigan hasn't put the safety of its students and faculty first, the union alleges…

Mattha Busby (2020-09-10). 'Freeing the truth' — Extinction Rebellion activists on their week of action. zcomm.org From blockading printers to meditating outside Barclays, the climate crisis campaign has drawn a variety of participants…

William rivers Pitt (2020-09-10). Trump Is Throwing Billions at the Pentagon But Wants Us to Believe He's a Dove. zcomm.org The alchemy of the liar poisons the necessary truth, and we are all the real losers in the end…

Kenny Stancil (2020-09-10). UN Warns Pandemic-Intensified Famines Are Looming. zcomm.org "A lack of funding for emergency relief and the complications created by the coronavirus scourge have now pushed some of the world's neediest populations closer to famine conditions."

Who Are the 42%? (2020-09-10). Still 42% Support for Nazi Trump. indybay.org 42% support for Nazi Trump despite admissions on tape that he knew at the beginning of February 2020 that the virus was 5 times worse than the flu but said nothing.

Detlef Umbach (2020-09-10). Trump's time is running out! indybay.org His record as president is modest. The economy is in crisis, unemployment is at record levels, and longer-term projects such as the reduction of large foreign trade deficits and the Great Wall at the border have not progressed beyond initial stages. Trump's foreign and trade policy is so fickle and unclear that it is hard to find anything positive from it for the election campaign.

the roving rascal (2020-09-10). About Town – San Francisco. indybay.org Who reads ads anymore? Here's one I couldn't escape today on a San Francisco MUNI bus.

Call Out for Black Lives Matter (2020-09-10). Protesters on GG Bridge Tell Police: "Take Off Your Riot Gear!" indybay.org 3 min mp4 video | Credit: @deathbywoodz (instagram) | Filmed on Labor Day 2020, protesters for Black Lives Matter and workers' rights demand entrance to the Golden Gate Bridge. A week earlier, Trump supporters held a rally at the same location with police protection.

Akio Tanaka (2020-09-10). A Response to Pacifica in Exile article 'Bad Bylaws Take 2'. indybay.org 9-3-20 Pacifica in Exile (PIE) article 'Bad Bylaws Take 2' critiques the proposed New Day Pacifica (NDP) Bylaws. Following is a response to the article, giving the reasons why you should sign the petition for the new Bylaws.

Memorial Committee (2020-09-10). Postponed: Memorial for People Killed by Police/Vigilantes since the George Floyd Uprising. indybay.org Due to unhealthy air quality, this memorial event is postponed until next Thursday.

reenvia Red Latina sin fronteras (2020-09-10). México_Oaxaca: Adhiere al Manifiesto en defensa Selva Chimalapa. indybay.org Adhiere al MANIFIESTO INTERNACIONAL EN DEFENSA DE LA SELVA DE LOS CHIMALAPAS | OAXACA, SUR DE MÉXICO | 8 septiembre, 2020…

Zachary Conti (2020-09-10). Finance Ministers and United Nations Discuss COVID Crisis Solutions. indybay.org IMF Announces Access to Global "SDRs" Reserve…

Jean Amazan (2020-09-10). Middle Passage – Etihad ¥s Air Ways. indybay.org I am reporting to your attention an unspeakable incident of urgent concern, that has obviously caused great harm to me and my family. It has now been 6 years and still feel aggrieved by the reckless treatment I endured in 2014 during the course of my Etihad Airways international flights. It is a terrible collection of memories to hold and it feels as if it has happened to me "yesterday". | I Believe, I Have a Story to Tell…

9 (2020-09-10). 19 Years Since 9/11 Inside Job. indybay.org This year, 19 years after the 9/11 Inside Job of 9/11/01, Architects & Engineers for 9/11 Truth has taken the lead in pursuing the reversal of the NIST false decision that fires supposedly caused the collapse of the 110 Story Twin Towers and a 47 Story building, based on the massive evidence provided by commercial TV coverage on 9/11/01 where reporters described the demolition explosives they heard and witnessed. In addition, on September 10, 2020, the Northern California 9/11 Truth Alliance presents the 16th Annual 9/11 Truth Film Festival Virtual Film Festival. See sf911truth.org/blog/ and nolie

WSWS repost (2020-09-10). How the US government and the media suppressed the truth about the COVID-19 pandemic. indybay.org Recorded conversations between Donald Trump and reporter Bob Woodward make clear that the White House made a calculated decision to suppress information about the COVID-19 pandemic. Why are these recordings being released only now after almost 200,000 people in the United States have died?>

Mehr News Agency (2020-09-10). People of Hamedan condemn Charlie Hebdo's insulting cartoon. en.mehrnews.com HAMEDAN, Sep. 10 (MNA) — People of Hamedan protested in front of the Jama Mosque to condemn the act of the French magazine Charlie Hebdo in republishing cartoons insulting the Holy Prophet of Islam (PBUH).

Mehr News Agency (2020-09-10). People in Qom protest against Charlie Hebdo's insulting move. en.mehrnews.com QOM, Sep. 10 (MNA) — People in Qom gathered in the Shrine of Fatima Masumeh (S) to condemn the insulting act of the French magazine Charlie Hebdo to the Holy Prophet of Islam Muhammad (PBUH).

Mehr News Agency (2020-09-10). 'Among The Hills' to go on screen at UK Film Festival. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 10 (MNA) — Iranian film 'Among The Hills' directed by Mohammad Reza Keivanfar will take part at Screen Power Film Festival in the UK.

Mehr News Agency (2020-09-10). VIDEO: Bidwell Bar Bridge in California surrounded by fire. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 10 (MNA) — The Bidwell Bar Bridge is shrouded in smoke from the Bear Fire burning in Oroville, California on Wednesday. The fire is part of the lightning-sparked North Complex. It began to rapidly spread fueled by strong winds.

imperial.ac.uk (2020-09-10). Largest global vaccine confidence survey reveals hesitancy hotspots. imperial.ac.uk While vaccine confidence remains low in Europe, there are signs that public trust in vaccine safety has been increasing in some EU countries.

imperial.ac.uk (2020-09-10). Imperial mathematician scoops $3m Breakthrough Prize. imperial.ac.uk Professor Sir Martin Hairer is the single winner of the 2021 Breakthrough Prize in Mathematics.

Staff (2020-09-10). Hospitals and Nursing Homes Are Failing to Separate COVID Patients. truthout.org Nurses at Alta Bates Summit Medical Center were on edge as early as March when patients with COVID-19 began to show up in areas of the hospital that were not set aside to care for them. | The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention had advised hospitals to isolate COVID patients to limit staff exposure and help conserve high-level personal protective equipment that's been in short supply. | Yet COVID patients continued to be scattered through the Oakland hospital, according to complaints to California's…

Staff (2020-09-10). Clean Electricity Plan Would Free US Economy of Carbon Dependence in 15 Years. truthout.org A detailed new There's no surprise here: Clean renewable energy, such as solar panels and electric v…

Staff (2020-09-10). Vanessa Guillén Family Wants Fort Hood Shut Down Over Its Rape Culture Cover-Up. truthout.org The family of U.S. Army Spc. Vanessa Guillén, a Houston native whose murder has sparked a national outcry over the military's handling of sexual harassment and assault, say last week's leadership shakeup at Fort Hood, in which the base's top general was demoted, isn't good enough. The family and their lawyer are set to release the final draft of a forthcoming bill in Guillén's name as soon as today. | The family marched to the Texas Capitol building Monday to demand an independent congress…

Staff (2020-09-10). We Must Tell the Truth About California Fires — This Is Climate Change. truthout.org The skies of the Bay Area and Northern California turned a dark orange as 90 major fires burn in the western United States, from San Diego to the Canadian border. At least seven people have died as a result of the fires, which have already burned 2.5 million acres in California alone. Despite heavy coverage in the mainstream media, however, few outlets are highlighting the link between the blazes and the accelerating climate crisis. "The fact is that TV news is completely abdicating its responsibility w…

Staff (2020-09-10). Prison Reforms Can Actually Increase Size and Scope of Incarceration. truthout.org Brian Sonenstein and Kim Wilson welcome back Maya Schenwar and Victoria Law to discuss their new book, The book provides a comprehensive and thought-provoking critical analysis of popular reforms to policing and incarceration, such as electronic monitoring, diversion courts, so-called sex worker rescue programs, and a lot more. Impor…

news.un (2020-09-10). UN denounces Kabul attack targeting Afghan Vice President. news.un.org The United Nations has strongly condemned Wednesday's attack in the Afghan capital Kabul, targeting the official convoy of the country's First Vice President, Amrullah Saleh.

yenisafak (2020-09-10). WHO says $700 million raised so far for COVID-19 vaccines initiative for poor. yenisafak.com International donors have raised $700 million – less than half the target – to purchase future coronavirus vaccines for poor countries in a global initiative to ensure eventual vaccines do not go only to rich countries, a World Health Organization official said on Thursday.The COVAX Advanced Market Commitment has an initial target of $2 billion to buy the vaccines."Up to today, what has been mobilised so far is $700 million … So there is a great deal of work to be done to diversify the possible sources of funding," Matshidiso Moeti, Africa regional director for the WHO, told an online press briefing.COVAX is co…

yenisafak (2020-09-10). Norway may have to tighten COVID-19 restrictions, PM says. yenisafak.com Norway is going to stop easing coronavirus curbs for the moment and could be forced to bring back tougher measures following a recent rise in the number of cases, Prime Minister Erna Solberg said on Thursday.Norway went into lockdown in mid-March and quickly saw a sharp fall in new cases, then began a gradual easing of restrictions in May."The government is considering tighter measures," Solberg told a news conference."We can't open up any more at this time … In case of a rise in the number of infections without a known source, or local outbreaks that are not contained, we will consider tighter restrictions loc…

yenisafak (2020-09-10). Wind causes more fires in California; Oregon at risk. yenisafak.com Strong winds may allow many fires to grow significantly in the US state of California, according to forest and fire protection officials, while its northern neighbor Oregon faces a massive risk from blazes.The CalFire department said in a statement Wednesday it is close to containing many of last month's fires, but several new wildfires were ignited and fanned by strong gusts that reach up to 55 miles (88.5 kilometers) per hour in mountain and foothill areas.CalFire said on Twitter that the creek fire northeast of Shaver Lake in Fresno County is 166,965 acres, and the major fires in Santa Clara, Alameda, Contra C…

yenisafak (2020-09-10). 'We must be tough with Erdogan government': Macron. yenisafak.com French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday said Europe must be "open and tough" with Turkey's (President Recep Tayyip) Erdogan government."There should be a common attitude on Turkey. Europe should have a common policy on energy and strategic issues," said Macron ahead of Med7 summit, the EU Mediterranean countries meeting which excluded Turkey."Turkey is no longer a partner in the Mediterranean region," also said the French president, claiming NATO ally Turkey had some unacceptable encounters with a French ship off the coast of Libya.Macron said Turkey should clarify its intentions and avoid unilateral actions…

yenisafak (2020-09-10). Turkish university analyzes sequence of COVID-19 genome. yenisafak.com A Turkish university on Thursday announced that its scientists and academics have made a sequence analysis of the COVID-19 genome.In a statement, Uludag University in the western Bursa province said the university's academics took an important step towards analyzing and defeating the virus.It said the analysis shows the "spike" protein that helps the isolated virus enter the cell carries a mutation known as D614G.The university underlined that scientific studies on a global scale continue to determine whether the viruses carrying this mutation are more or less contagious.It also said over 95,000 sequence analyses…

yenisafak (2020-09-10). First woman CEO elected among US banking giants. yenisafak.com Citigroup elected a woman to be its chief executive officer (CEO), the bank said Thursday in a first for a major US bank.The Board of Directors said it elected Jane Fraser, who is currently Citi's president and CEO of Global Consumer Banking, to succeed Michael Corbat when he retires in February after 37 years, including the last eight leading the investment bank and financial services company. He will step down from the Board of Directors.Fraser was elected to the Board of Directors.Fraser said she will focus on investing in infrastructure, risk management and controls to ensure the financial giant will operate…

yenisafak (2020-09-10). Seven dead in anti-police protests in Colombia. yenisafak.com Defense Minister Carlos Holmes sent troops to patrol capital Bogota after more than 80 police officers and 55 civilians were reported injured.A total of 53 police stations and 77 cars were damaged after clashes erupted between protesters and security forces, mainly in Bogota.Protests also erupted in Medellin, Ibague and Pereira overnight Wednesday.The unrest followed the death of Javier Ordonez, 44, and father of two, who was writhing in pain as two police officers used a taser while pinning him to the ground with their knees.According to his friends, he was on the street drinking alcohol, which was a violation o…

yenisafak (2020-09-10). Turkey to post $1.9B current account deficit: Survey. yenisafak.com Turkey's current account balance is projected to post a deficit of $1.9 billion in July, an Anadolu Agency survey found on Thursday.The Turkish Central Bank is set to announce the country's current account balance for July on Friday, Sept. 11.The estimates of a group of 24 economists range between $800 million and $2.8 billion.The year-end current account balance is forecast to register a gap of $23.6 billion.Turkey's current account balance in June saw a deficit of $2.93 billion, up from $2.8 billion in the same month last year.The country's new economic program, unveiled last September, forecast a current-accou…

Barry Yeoman (2020-09-10). Our Stutter: Joe Biden, Brayden Harrington—and Me. thenation.com Our Stutter: Joe Biden, Brayden Harrington—and Me…

James North (2020-09-10). A New Justice Movement Emerges to Defend Steven Donziger. thenation.com A New Justice Movement Emerges to Defend Steven Donziger…

Mary Walton (2020-09-10). What 'The New York Times' Won't Tell You About Woman Suffrage. thenation.com What 'The New York Times' Won't Tell You About Woman Suffrage…

Maria Bustillos (2020-09-10). Publishers Are Taking the Internet to Court. thenation.com Publishers Are Taking the Internet to Court…

_____ (2020-09-09). Philadelphia To Temporarily Block Landlords From Enforcing Evictions. popularresistance.org Philadelphia court officials will announce a temporary stay on lockouts related to eviction orders Tuesday, PlanPhilly has learned. | The move comes as landlord-tenant proceedings begin to ramp up at city courts after months of closure due to the coronavirus pandemic and a statewide moratorium on evictions that ended on Aug. 31 despite calls to the Pennsylvania legislature to extend it from Gov. Tom Wolf. | But while some restrictions remain in place, the Tuesday reopening of courtrooms means at least some eviction orders could — in theory — move forward.

RT (2020-09-09). Pentagon awards Northrop Grumman contract to develop next-gen $85bn ICBM for nuclear triad upgrade. rt.com The Pentagon has handed arms manufacturer Northrop Grumman a colossal $13.3 billion contract to develop a new ICBM to replace the Minuteman III missile, part of a sweeping modernization effort to update the US' nuclear triad. | Northrop

Peoples Dispatch (2020-09-09). On Day 3 of Assange's trial, defense builds case to prove political nature of US indictment. peoplesdispatch.org The defense presented two witnesses to point out how politically motivated the ongoing prosecution against Assange is and the threat it poses on press freedoms.

WSWS (2020-09-09). Assange extradition hearing: WikiLeaks exposed US drone killings, torture and rendition, says Guantanamo Bay lawyer. wsws.org Clive Stafford Smith likened US torture tactics to those of the Spanish Inquisition.

Stephen Lendman (2020-09-09). Assange's Guilt by Accusation Extradition Show Trial Resumes. globalresearch.ca Powerful forces in the US and UK want Assange crucified for the unforgivable "crime" of truth-telling investigative journalism the way it should be on vital for everyone to know geopolitical issues. | That's what his slow-motion extradition to the US trial …

Binoy Kampmark (2020-09-09). Assange's Second Day at the Old Bailey. dissidentvoice.org The highlights of the second day of Julian Assange's extradition proceedings at the Central Criminal Court in London yielded an interesting bounty. The first was the broader public purpose behind the WikiLeaks disclosures, their utility in legal proceedings, and their importance in disclosing instances of US extrajudicial killings, torture and rendition. The second involved a …

John Pilger (2020-09-09). Video: Outside the London Show-trial of Julian Assange: John Pilger's Speech. globalresearch.ca Veteran investigative journalist and filmmaker John Pilger delivered the following speech outside London's Old Bailey Central Criminal Court on Monday, the first day of resumed show-trial proceedings for the extradition of Julian Assange to the US. Pilger, along with a …

_____ (2020-09-09). Julian Assange Hearing: Day Three. popularresistance.org Paul Rogers, Emeritus Professor of Peace Studies at Bradford University, took the stand by video link to testify about Julian Assange's political views and how they factor into the Trump administration's prosecution of Assange for publishing. | Rogers reviewed Assange's speeches, including an anti-war speech in 2011 in London and a speech to the UN following the release of Iraq and Afghan war logs, as well as Mairead Maguire's nomination of Assange for the Nobel Peace Prize in 2019. LINKs. Rogers concluded that Assange's views don't fall into traditional liberal or conservative belief systems but are rather more…

_____ (2020-09-09). Roger Waters: If Julian Assange Is Guilty, So Am I. popularresistance.org Musician Roger Waters told NewsClick that , "In 2010 Julian Assange along with Chelsea Manning played a pivotal role in releasing classified documents on US military activity in Iraq and Iran. I displayed the video for three years. If Julian is guilty so am. I am ready to give my arrest and may be in the coming time they can arrest me too. "

_____ (2020-09-09). Julian Assange, Prometheus Bound. strategic-culture.org He is being punished not for stealing fire — but for exposing power under the light of truth and provoking the god of Exceptionalism. | Pepe ESCOBAR | This is the tale of an Ancient Greek tragedy reenacted in AngloAmerica. | Amid thundering silence and nearly universal indifference, chained, immobile, invisible, a squalid Prometheus was transferred from the gallows for a show trial in a faux Gothic court built on the site of a medieval prison. | Kratos, impersonating Strength, and Bia, impersonating Violence, had duly chained Prometheus, not to a mountain in the Caucasus, but to solitary confinement in a h…

Staff (2020-09-09). 175 Years in a U.S. Prison? Extradition Trial of WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange Begins in London. democracynow.org As the long-awaited extradition hearing for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange gets underway in London, his legal adviser, Jennifer Robinson, says the case could set a chilling precedent for press freedoms around the world. "He faces 175 years in prison for doing his job as a journalist and a publisher. That's why this case is so dangerous," says Robinson. Assange faces numerous charges, including under the U.S. Espionage Act, related to the release of diplomatic cables published by WikiLeaks that revealed war crimes committed by U.S. forces in Iraq and Afghanistan. He faces a possible life sentence if he is extrad…

sputniknews (2020-09-09). Assange Extradition Hearing Seems to Focus on His Political Motivations, Not Legality of His Actions. sputniknews.com On this edition of The Critical Hour, co-hosts Dr. Wilmer Leon and Garland Nixon talk to Steve Poikonen about day three of the resumption of WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange's extradition hearing in London.

Staff (2020-09-09). WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange May Face Up to 175 Years in Prison. truthout.org Image Credit: Julia Quenzler | As the long-awaited extradition hearing for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange gets underway in London, his legal adviser, Jennifer Robinson, says the case could set a chilling precedent for press freedoms around the world. "He faces 175 years in prison for doing his job as a journalist and a publisher. That's why this case is so dangerous," says Robinson. Assange faces numerous charges, including under the U.S. Espionage Act, related to the release of diplomatic cables pu…

Binoy Kampmark (2020-09-09). Assange on Trial: A Stunning Lack of Transparency and Fairness. counterpunch.org The fine circus that is British justice resumed at London's Central Criminal Court on September 7, with the continued extradition proceedings against Julian Assange. Judge Vanessa Baraitser was concerned that approximately 40 individuals had received remote video access they apparently should not have. "In error, the court sent out orders to others who had sought

Craig Murray (2020-09-09). Your Man in the Public Gallery: Assange Hearing Day 7. globalresearch.ca This morning we went straight in to the evidence of Clive Stafford Smith, a dual national British/American lawyer licensed to practice in the UK. He had founded Reprieve in 1999 originally to oppose the death penalty, but after 2001 …

Global Research News (2020-09-09). Selected Articles: Extradition Trial of Julian Assange. globalresearch.ca By Amid thundering silence and nearly universal indifference, chained, immobile, invisible, a squalid Prometheus was transferred from the gallows for a show trial in a faux Gothic court built on …

Alan Macleod (2020-09-09). DHS Head Chad Wolf Adopts Language of War in Threats Against Portland Protesters. mintpressnews.com The phrase "all options on the table" is largely used in politics as a code phrase conveying the most extreme violence imaginable, without having to explicitly state it. Now it's being used against American citizens.

Alan Macleod (2020-09-09). As Trump Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize, Here Are Some of Its Worst Winners. mintpressnews.com While there have been some worthy winners in its 119-year history, the Nobel Peace Prize has very often been handed to some of the world's worst warmongers and war criminals.

Floyd Kermode (2020-09-09). 'The Boys' take on corporate superheroes for hire in comic TV adaptation. peoplesworld.org When I watch TV, I'm not a very political person. Yes, I know everything is political, but really, I just want to relax. That said, the political side of some forms of escapism is, well, inescapable. The Boys is like that. It's rip-roaring action fun, but also a very dark comedic look at U.S. corporate …

WSWS (2020-09-09). Wealth of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos surpasses $200 billion. wsws.org According to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, the world's 500 richest people have accumulated an additional $809 billion so far this year, increasing their total wealth by around 14 percent.

Andrea Germanos, staff writer (2020-09-09). Emails Show How Trump Official at HHS Tried to Get Fauci to Downplay Covid-19 Threat to School Children. commondreams.org "This sort of story will be recalled years from now as an example of the government interfering with science, with predictably disastrous results." | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files…

Andrea Germanos, staff writer (2020-09-09). With 'Irreparable Damage' Looming, 15 State AGs File Suit to Block Trump From Fossil Fuel Assault on Arctic Refuge. commondreams.org "Hard to say what's worse—destroying the nation's largest wildlife refuge, or further inflaming the climate crisis with new oil and gas drilling so a few fossil fuel companies can profit at the people's expense." | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files…

Andrew Korybko (2020-09-09). India Lost Its Last Chance To 'Save Face' Before China. thealtworld.com India could have followed the Chinese Defense Ministry's suggestion to investigate the first-ever firearm discharge near the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in almost half a century, which could have helped New Delhi "save face" before Beijing by de-escalating this extremely dangerous situation that it's entirely responsible for provoking, but it declined doing so since it's seemingly more important for Modi to "save face" before his domestic audience even if it leads to a disastrous "war by miscalculation" with China. | India Ignored A Priceless Opportunity For Peace | The security situation between India and China…

Andrew Korybko (2020-09-09). India-China Relations: India Ignored A Priceless Opportunity For Peace. globalresearch.ca India could have followed the Chinese Defense Ministry's suggestion to investigate the first-ever firearm discharge near the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in almost half a century, which could have helped New Delhi "save face" before Beijing by de-escalating this …

Ben Norton (2020-09-09). U.S. sanctions Russian Research Institute that developed COVID-19 Vaccine. mronline.org The U.S. Commerce Department blacklisted a Russian research institute that helped create the world's first COVID-19 vaccine.

Virmalia García (2020-09-09). Venezuela y Angola acuerdan fomentar la hermandad entre sus capitales. mppre.gob.ve Durante un fructífero encuentro este martes entre Joana Lina Ramos, gobernadora de Luanda, capital de la República de Angola, y Marlon Peña Labrador, embajador de Venezuela en dicho país africano, formalizaron acuerdos con el objetivo de trabajar en pro de fomentar la hermandad de las capitales que constituyen ambas naciones. En el desarrollo de la […] | Publicado en la Cancillería de la República Bolivariana de Venezuela

Joselyn Ariza (2020-09-09). Conviasa retorna a venezolanos varados en México y EEUU. mppre.gob.ve El Consorcio Venezolano de Industrias Aeronáuticas y Servicios Aéreos (Conviasa), trasladó a Venezuela a más de 50 connacionales que se encontraban varados en México y Estados Unidos a la espera de un vuelo para volver a su Patria. Con estrictos protocolos de bioseguridad para prevenir la propagación del COVID-19, los connacionales abordaron el vuelo V09704 […] | Publicado en la Cancillería de la República Bolivariana de Venezuela

Margaret Flowers (2020-09-09). Rest in Power, Kevin Zeese!! dissidentvoice.org Kevin Zeese speaks at a rally for Chelsea Manning (by Ellen Davidson) It is with a sad heart that I report the sudden and unexpected death of Kevin Zeese early Sunday morning. Kevin was working up until the end and died in his sleep of a possible heart attack. There will be an online tribute …

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2020-09-09). The Bin Ladens and the Bushes: On 9/11 George Herbert W. Bush Meets Osama's Brother Shafiq bin Laden. globalresearch.ca One day before the 9/11 attacks, the dad of the sitting President of the United States, George Herbert Walker Bush was meeting none other than Shafiq bin Laden, the brother of alleged terror mastermind Osama bin Laden.

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2020-09-09). Michel Chossudovsky: Biographical Summary. globalresearch.ca There are a number of deliberate "errors" and omissions in Michel Chossudovsky's wikipedia entry. Defamatory statements. | The same applies to the wikipedia entry for Global Research which has been merged with Chossudovsky's entry. The objective is to smear GR. …

commondreams (2020-09-09). CODEPINK Responds to Trump Troop Withdrawal: Bring ALL US Troops Home from Iraq, Afghanistan and Syria. commondreams.org ______________________________…

Brett Wilkins, staff writer (2020-09-09). 'Reducing Troops Not the Same as Ending Wars': Peace Activists Say Trump Drawdown in Iraq Not Nearly Enough. commondreams.org "Trump is trying to convince voters that is now following through on a campaign promise that he failed to keep in four years and will not fulfill with half measures," says CodePink's Medea Benjamin. | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files…

Dave Lindorff (2020-09-09). Trump Disses Troops but Correctly Labels 2 of America's Costliest Wars Unjustified or 'Stupid'. counterpunch.org Let's be honest about America's wars and the men (overwhelmingly) and women who have fought them. Most of the wars that the US has launched or fought in, dating back to at least the War of 1812, were not just or necessary, could have been avoided, and wasted precious lives and national wealth, often while

Staff (2020-09-09). Headlines for September 9, 2020. democracynow.org California Governor Has "No Patience for Climate Change Deniers" Amid Historic Fires, Report Estimates Sturgis Motorcycle Rally Led to Quarter-Million COVID-19 Cases, Peru COVID-19 Death Toll Reaches 30,000, Senate Republicans Abandon New Stimulus Checks Despite Economic Crisis, Tropical Storm Rene Forms, Continuing Record Atlantic Hurricane Season, Sudan Under State of Emergency as Nile River Flooding Sets Records, Senegal's Capital Partially Submerged Following Record-Shattering Rainfall, Trump Extends Offshore Drilling Bans in Republican-Led States, DOJ Seeks to Defend Trump from Rape Accuser's Defamation Laws…

Staff (2020-09-09). "Unforgetting": Roberto Lovato's Memoir Links U.S. Military in Central America to Migration Crisis. democracynow.org We look at how decades of U.S. military intervention in Central America have led to the ongoing migrant crisis, with Salvadoran American journalist Roberto Lovato, author of the new book "Unforgetting: A Memoir of Family, Migration, Gangs, and Revolution in the Americas." Lovato recounts his own family's migration from El Salvador to the United States, his return to the country as a young man to fight against the U.S.-backed right-wing government responsible for grave human rights violations, and his embrace of journalism to tell the stories of people on the margins. "I'm unforgetting a history of not just El Sal…