truthout.org (2023-11-01). Palestinians Face Genocide. Now Is Not the Time for Academic Neutrality.
“If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor,” Desmond Tutu once warned us.
(2023-11-01). Israel told US it is modeling Gaza attack on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. electronicintifada.net Protesters disrupt Blinken as two-thirds of Americans support ceasefire…
(2023-11-01). Leaked Israeli Intelligence Ministry Document Proposes Complete Ethnic Cleansing of Gaza. globalresearch.ca
(2023-11-01). New Document Leak On Plan To Expel Gaza Population. popularresistance.org The document from the Ministry of Intelligence is being downplayed by Israeli officials, who are saying it is not being actively considered while the ground operation is underway. The document was first published in Hebrew by the news website Sicha Mekomit. The article’s blurb says: | “A document on behalf of the Ministry of Intelligence, the full content of which is published here for the first time, recommends the forced transfer of the population of the Gaza Strip to Sinai permanently, and calls for the international community to be harnessed for the move. The document also suggests promoting a ‘dedicated camp…
(2023-11-01). The Gaza Manifesto: Why America’s Old Middle East Is Crumbling. popularresistance.org History will not forgive those who have remained silent, exhibited or expressed ‘balanced’ positions — or worse, defended Israel’s ongoing genocide in an already besieged, impoverished and overcrowded Gaza. | This is not a cliché declaration, but a desperate attempt aimed at jolting the world, especially the Western world, to show a degree of morality as Palestinians are dying in their thousands, as the pulverized bodies of children are scattered in every neighborhood in Gaza. | No, this is about history. | Following the terrorist attacks of September 11, Washington and its Western allies wanted to impose a…
(2023-11-01). Israel’s bombing of the Jabaliya refugee camp: Another atrocity in the genocide in Gaza. wsws.org The bombing of Jabaliya was the response of the Israeli state and its NATO imperialist backers to international mass protests against the genocidal Israeli war against Gaza.
(2023-11-01). Israel-Palestine War: Western Powers Giving ‘Warrant for Genocide’, Says Prominent Israeli Historian. globalresearch.ca
(2023-11-01). “Worldwide Genocide”? History of U.S. Mass Killings of Civilians: The Monstrous Plan to Kill Palestinians Is Fully Endorsed by Washington. globalresearch.ca
(2023-11-01). Israel’s West-backed genocide of Gazans sparks off hostilities against Jews across world. geo.tv Incidents range from verbal abuse, online slurs, threats, graffiti, and physical assaults…
(2023-11-01). McCarthyism is leading us to war. peoplesdispatch.org On August 5, a New York Times article accused anti-war organizations and individuals [in particular Roy Neville Singham] as being part of a global Chinese funded network that “push[es] Chinese talking points worldwide.” In response, on August 9, Republican Senator Across the globe in India, amidst growing anti-China…
(2023-11-01). Yemeni Drone Reaches Southern Israel. popularresistance.org Alarms sounded in the southern Israeli city of Eilat on 31 October for the first time since the start of the Gaza-Israel war after a “hostile aircraft” attempted to infiltrate Israel from the direction of Yemen. | “[Army] systems detected an aerial target approaching the territory of the State of Israel. There is no threat and no imminent danger,” a military statement said. | “We know this threat very well,” Eilat’s mayor, Eli Lankri, told Hebrew news outlet Ynet. | “We have already dealt with it several times in the last week, and there have been successful interceptions. The city’s defense systems have been gre…
(2023-11-01). Escalation and Militarization, US-NATO Deployments: Third U.S. Naval Group Arrives in Mideast, Countries Prep to Evacuate Thousands. globalresearch.ca
(2023-11-01). Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine: ‘Rise, revolt, words no longer work’. workers.org This slightly edited statement was released on Oct. 31, 2023, in response to the Israeli Occupation Forces massacre of hundreds of Palestinians at the Jabalia refugee camp in Gaza. A call from the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine to all the honorable people of our nation and the . . . |
(2023-11-01). Palestinian resistance continues against Israel’s ongoing genocide in Gaza. peoplesdispatch.org Palestinians in the occupied West Bank observed a day-long Over 8,610 Palestinians have been killed and over 23,000 have been wounded in the Israeli attacks on Gaza and other occupied territories since October 7, Israeli warplanes bombarded an entire neighborhood inside th…
(2023-11-01). Gaza and the world: Berlin Bulletin no. 26, November 1, 2023. mronline.org If I were in Israel today I might well have fears from above, but immensely worse ones if I were in Gaza. Or the West Bank. As for Trump, I do still have fears of a come-back, despite his legal troubles. But my fears for world peace: are they unfounded, perhaps nightmare products of an upset stomach?>
(2023-11-01). Israeli settler violence has been surging across the West Bank since October 7. mondoweiss.net Since October 7, Israeli settlers and military have been terrorizing Palestinian communities across the West Bank. At least 10 villages in the South Hebron Hills have been displaced through violence, and over 120 Palestinians have been killed.
(2023-11-01). Act Now To Stop The Violence In Masafer Yatta. popularresistance.org A group of human rights defenders from the International Solidarity Movement (ISM), citizens from the above countries, are currently in villages of Masafer Yatta, South Hebron Hills, in solidarity with communities who are facing immediate threats to their lives and of displacement. | Israeli settlers and soldiers have taken advantage of the state of emergency during the current Israeli onslaught in Gaza to escalate their violence and displacement of Palestinians in the southern region of the West Bank. Armed settlers and soldiers have attacked villages of Masafer Yatta daily in recent weeks.
(2023-11-01). Israeli Ground Attack Foiled, Gaza Genocide Goes On Amid Communications Blackout. orinocotribune.com Palestinian resistance have thwarted several Israeli incursions into Gaza strip, as Israeli warplanes ramped up strikes against civilians in the besieged enclave. | Hamas Palestinian resistance group announced on Saturday, October 28, the failure of the Israeli ground attack, saying significant losses were inflicted upon the occupation forces. | “The enemy fell into ambushes set up by the Palestinian resistance on three fronts,” Hamas announced in a statement, adding that resistance fighters used Kornet anti-tank missiles and Yassin shells against occupation forces. | The Israeli occupation used helicopters to ev…
(2023-11-01). “Text-Book Case of Genocide”: Top U.N. Official Craig Mokhiber Resigns, Denounces Israeli Assault on Gaza. democracynow.org A former top United Nations official in New York joins us for an in-depth interview about why he has resigned after publicly accusing the U.N. of failing to address what he calls a “text-book case of genocide” unfolding in Gaza. Craig Mokhiber is a longtime international human rights lawyer who served as director of the New York Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights. His resignation letter (embedded below) has gone viral. In one of his first interviews since leaving his post, Mokhiber tells Democracy Now! the U.N. follows a “different set of rules” when addressing…
(2023-11-01). In defense of the freedom to speak out against genocide. mondoweiss.net Judith Butler writes the leadership of Hebrew University in defense of renowned scholar Dr. Nadera Shalhoub-Kevorkian, who has faced intimidation and pressure to resign since signing a letter calling for a ceasefire in Gaza.
(2023-11-01). Union solidarity with Palestine grows. workers.org As the U.S.-backed genocide against the Palestinian people continues to escalate, numerous trade unions from around the world have released public statements condemning the racist, Zionist attacks. Workers World has covered some of the unions that have come out in support of Palestine. (workers.org/2023/10/74274) Unionists join demonstration against Israeli-owned arms . . . |
(2023-11-01). Biggest Palestine solidarity march in US history expected to take place on Saturday. peoplesdispatch.org Around a hundred thousand people are expected to converge in Washington, DC to demand an end to US funding of Israel and the genocide in Gaza…
(2023-11-01). Biden and Congress: Ask the American People Before You Impose a Genocide Tax for Prosperous Israel. dissidentvoice.org Dear Congressional Leaders Sen. Schumer, Rep. Johnson, Sen. McConnell and Rep. Jeffries: We strongly urge Congress to hold public hearings, with testimony from a broad range of witnesses, before voting on President Biden’s request for an additional $14.3 billion in military funding to further subsidize Israel’s overwhelming military superiority over Hamas in the war that …
(2023-11-01). Director of the OHCHR New York Resigns Over UN Failure to Stop Genocide in Palestine. libya360.wordpress.com Flames and smoke rise in Tel al-Hawa neighborhof the Gaza City on October 30, 2023. (Photo by via Getty Images) © Getty Images / Anadolu Agency / Ali Jadallah The organization has “surrendered to the power of the US” and given in to the “Israeli lobby,” Craig Mokhiber said. Craig Mokhiber’s Official Resignation Letter The…
(2023-11-01). Argentina analyzes increasing penalties for denial. plenglish.com Buenos Aires, Nov 1 (Prensa Latina) The Commission on Human Rights and Guarantees of the Chamber of Deputies of Argentina will debate a bill that proposes increasing penalties for expression denying genocide and crimes against humanity.
(2023-11-01). Headlines for November 1, 2023. democracynow.org Israeli Strikes Kill at Least 50 Gazans in Jabaliya as Overrun Hospitals on Brink of Catastrophe, Rafah Border with Egypt Opens for Foreign Nationals and Some Injured Gazans, Antiwar Protesters Disrupt Blinken and Austin Senate Hearings to Call for Ceasefire, GOP Wants to Divert IRS Funding to Fulfill Biden’s Request for $14 Billion for Israel, Baited by Fox, White House Likens Palestinian Rights Protests to Charlottesville, Bernice King Corrects Record on Her Father After Misleading Tweet by Amy Schumer, “A Text-Book Case of Genocide”: New York’s U.N. Rights Chief Steps Down over Response…
(2023-11-01). Postal workers union president opposes Israeli genocide of Gaza at AFL-CIO meeting. wsws.org APWU President Mark Dimondstein’s speech exposes the attempt to slander all opposition to Zionism as “antisemitic.”
(2023-11-01). The corporate media, Gaza and the death of television actor Matthew Perry. wsws.org Although the death of Matthew Perry at age 54 is a tragedy, the inordinate attention paid by the corporate media to the TV actor—while genocide is being carried out against Palestinians in Gaza by the Israeli government—reveals both the fears and preoccupations of the capitalist ruling establishment.
(2023-11-01). Civil rights attorney speaks on intimidation of Muslim high school students in suburban Detroit following protest in defense of Palestinians. wsws.org Amy Doukoure, a staff attorney with the Council on American-Islamic Relations Michigan Chapter spoke to the WSWS about students suspended after staging a protest at Bloomfield Hills High School and the broader attempts to intimidate opposition to the Israeli genocide in Gaza.
(2023-11-01). Ex-Australian PMs back Israeli genocide in Gaza. wsws.org A bipartisan statement by former prime ministers demonstrates the immense divide that has opened up between the overwhelming public opposition to the Israeli barbarism and the capitalist political establishment, which unconditionally supports it.
(2023-11-01). Educators denounce American Federation of Teachers president Randi Weingarten’s support to Gaza genocide. wsws.org Weingarten is a notorious warmonger backing predatory military operations by both the United States and Israel.
(2023-11-01). Top UN Official Resigns: “We Are Seeing a Genocide Unfolding Before Our Eyes” truthout.org A former top United Nations official in New York joins us for an in-depth interview about why he has resigned after publicly accusing the U.N. of failing to address what he calls a “text book case of genocide” unfolding in Gaza. Craig Mokhiber is a longtime international human rights lawyer who served as director of the New York Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights. |
(2023-11-01). Text Translation: The Israeli plan for the ethnic cleansing of Gaza. mondoweiss.net Read an English translation of the Israeli Ministry of Intelligence policy paper “Alternatives for a Political Directive for the Civilian Population in Gaza,” which advocates for the ethnic cleansing of Palestinians from Gaza.
(2023-11-01). Israeli-US Ethnic Cleansing Plan To Salvage “New Middle East” Model. mintpressnews.com While Western media often portrays the conflict as an Israel-Hamas issue, it transcends the boundaries of occupied Palestine. and stands as a pivotal arena in a global struggle between the powers of the so-called East and the collective West.
(2023-11-01). The Collapse of International Law. libya360.wordpress.com Christopher Black International law has essentially collapsed with the US backed Israeli siege of the Palestinian people of Gaza, in response to the Hamas attack on Israeli occupation forces on October 7. The Palestinians have no expectation of mercy from the Israelis, when they have suffered decades of Israeli ethnic cleansing of Palestinian lands and…
(2023-11-01). ‘Operation Al-Aqsa Flood’ Day 26: Gaza’s only cancer hospital shuts down, international pressure on Israel grows. mondoweiss.net Just one day after Israel carried out a massive bombing attack on Gaza’s largest refugee camp – Israel bombed the densely packed area again. Countries around the world offered condemnation and are beginning to take diplomatic action.
(2023-11-01). Bernie Sanders holds sham hearing to cover USW betrayal of striking New Jersey nurses. wsws.org At a field hearing of a Senate committee, Sanders sought to bolster the United Steelworkers apparatus which is isolating striking nurses at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital.
(2023-11-01). Gaza Death Toll Climbs as Israeli Bombing Leaves Jabalia Refugee Camp ‘Completely Destroyed’. globalresearch.ca
(2023-11-01). Selected Articles: Is the U.S. Government the “Cash Cow” for Politicians? “How Did They Get So Rich?” globalresearch.ca By Right now, the witless President Joe Robinette Biden is working on his latest fraud, consisting of bundling all …
(2023-11-01). Why Hamas is Winning the PR War. sonar21.com I will warn you up front that I am going to raise a very sensitive, controversial issue — the death of children, especially babies. I am addressing this topic because I see a demonstrable difference between how Israel and Hamas are handling these deaths as a meme to win political support. | First, I want you to recall what Clausewitz wrote with We see, therefore, that War is not merely a political act, but also a real political instrument, a continuation of political commerce, a carr…
(2023-11-01). White House in discussions with Israel on deploying US troops to Gaza. wsws.org On Tuesday, Bloomberg reported that the United States and Israeli governments are in active discussions regarding the deployment of US troops to Gaza to act as an occupying force.
(2023-11-01). Gaza. Don’t Let them Get Away with It. “War Escalation in the Middle East Does Not Stop” … globalresearch.ca
(2023-11-01). Bolivia breaks relations with Israel due to crimes against humanity. plenglish.com La Paz, Nov 1 (Prensa Latina) Bolivia’s Minister of the Presidency, María Nela Prada, confirmed the interruption of diplomatic relations with Israel due to crimes against humanity committed against the Palestinian people in the Gaza Strip.
(2023-11-01). Israel-Palestine War: Mounting Evidence Suggests Israel May be Ready to ‘Cleanse’ Gaza. globalresearch.ca
(2023-11-01). Official “Secret” Israeli Document Revealed: Expel All Palestinians from Gaza, Israeli Intelligence Ministry. globalresearch.ca
(2023-11-01). Joining BRICS an Easier Way to Drop US Dollar, Says Economist. infobrics.org Ida Yasin says the BRICS currency would also be backed by gold, while Firdausi Suffian sees difficulties in the Islamic gold dinar breaking the US dollar’s dominance…
(2023-11-01). NATO Provoked Putin: Stoltenberg Comes Clean on the Ukraine War. dissidentvoice.org For years, John J. Mearsheimer, that seemingly ageless, if somewhat chilly presence at the University of Chicago, has been a thorn of irritation to certain establishment ideas. With his pugnacious sense of realist politics, he has little time for the sentimentality that accompanies what he calls the “liberal delusions” of power. It’s all good to …
(2023-11-01). NATO Provoked Putin: Stoltenberg “Comes Clean” on the Ukraine War. “The War Started in 2014” globalresearch.ca
(2023-11-01). Germany’s defence minister calls for total militarisation: “We have to become fit for war” wsws.org The German government is using Israel’s genocidal war against Gaza and the NATO war offensive against Russia to aggressively push the militarisation of domestic and foreign policy.
(2023-11-01). Israel Cut Off Gaza’s Communications Because Murderers Don’t Like Witnesses. orinocotribune.com
(2023-11-01). Biden has no endgame in Gaza. mondoweiss.net The reason so many people are puzzled about the Biden administration’s strategy or vision in Gaza is because it has neither.
(2023-11-01). “Horrific”: Resident of Jabaliya Refugee Camp Speaks Out After Israeli Airstrikes Kill Over 50. democracynow.org We get an update on Gaza’s largest refugee camp, Jabaliya, which was hit by a massive Israeli airstrike Tuesday that destroyed housing blocks in the densely populated settlement and killed at least 50 Palestinians and wounded over 150 others. Israel claims it was targeting a Hamas commander accused of helping to orchestrate the militant group’s October 7 attack inside Israel. Yousef Hammash, who was born and raised in Jabaliya and is the advocacy officer in Gaza for the Norwegian Refugee Council, describes it as a “small city within a city” and “one of the most crowded places on Eart…
(2023-11-01). Communities see rise in Antisemitism and Islamophobia. america.cgtn.com As the crisis in Israel and Gaza continues to rage, antisemitism and Islamophobia are on the rise.
(2023-11-01). Israel Says 16 Soldiers Killed in Ground Invasion So Far. news.antiwar.com The Israeli military has said 16 Israeli soldiers have been killed fighting in Gaza since Israel launched its invasion of the besieged enclave. Clashes were reported in several parts of the northern Gaza Strip on Wednesday as the Israeli military claimed it broke through Hamas’ first line of defenses in the area. “The ground operation …
(2023-11-01). Some Foreign Nationals, Severely Wounded Palestinians Allowed to Leave Gaza. news.antiwar.com After weeks of enduring a vicious bombing campaign, some dual nationals and severely wounded Palestinians were allowed to leave Gaza through the Rafah border crossing into Egypt. An Egyptian official told CNN that 361 foreign passport holders and 81 severely wounded Palestinians entered Egypt through the Rafah crossing on Wednesday. The official said among the …
(2023-11-01). Sen. Graham Says ‘No Limit’ on How Many Civilians Israel Can Kill. news.antiwar.com Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) said on Tuesday that there should be “no limit” on how many civilian casualties Israel incurs in its bombardment of Gaza. Graham made the comments while appearing on CNN after Israel bombed the Jabalia refugee camp in north Gaza, killing dozens of people. An Israeli military commander was asked after the …
(2023-11-01). Hunger, thirst and disease rip through Gaza. electronicintifada.net Doctors bracing for an even bigger disaster when fuel runs out.
(2023-11-01). Israel’s objectives unfeasible without civilian deaths — US general. infobrics.org Tel Aviv’s actions in Gaza will have serious consequences for Palestinian civilians.
(2023-11-01). Ukraine, the Pacific, the Middle East – how many wars can Washington endure. infobrics.org Israel is increasingly isolated internationally over Gaza, and the costs of US full support of it shall keep rising as the superpower remains overstretched.
(2023-11-01). US stands isolated in backing Gaza massacre. nationofchange.org The United States has placed itself in a globally isolated position by supporting the Israeli massacre in Gaza.
(2023-11-01). Reject Bill For Forced Displacement Of Palestinians To Third Countries. popularresistance.org The United States should oppose any Israeli actions that could result in the forced displacement of Palestinians from Gaza, said Democracy for the Arab World Now (DAWN). | The group urged Congress to reject a supplementary funding bill that proposes funding humanitarian aid to Palestinians who have been displaced from Gaza to neighboring countries. Israeli actions, statements, and policy directives, including a leaked policy document drafted by the Israeli intelligence ministry that recommends the permanent forced transfer of Palestinians in Gaza to Sinai, indicate that Israel is actively considering forcibly dis…
(2023-11-01). White House and Pentagon Directing IDF Genocidal War in Gaza. globalresearch.ca
(2023-11-01). Cooking oil powers cars in petrol-starved Gaza. ecns.cn Faced with chronic fuel shortages due to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Palestinians of old diesel cars used vegetable oil mixes in Gaza.
(2023-11-01). Israel Declares Most of Humanity Illegitimate and Irrelevant. libya360.wordpress.com Anne Garrison After 120 members of the 193 members of the UN General Assembly called for an immediate ceasefire in Gaza, Israel demonstrated its increasing isolation by declaring the UN illegitimate and irrelevant. Both the UN Security Council and the UN General Assembly continue to grapple with the Israel/Hamas War, also known as the Gaza…
(2023-11-01). Palestine: A History of Erasure and Instrumentality. libya360.wordpress.com Jeff Halper Amid the rubble of a shattered building in Gaza, a teenage boy cradles a white dove. Editorial Comment: The following article was written in 2021 but is highly relevant at present as the Zionist strategies and patterns of behavior are repeated in the current genocidal campaign. I encourage readers to also refer to…
(2023-11-01). Israeli Intel Ministry Suggests Relocating Gazans to Sinai After Hamas War. globalresearch.ca
(2023-11-01). We Need to Hear More Palestinian Voices. fpif.org Like many of us, I’ve been glued to media coverage of the terrible violence in Gaza and Israel. | I was deeply shaken by the brutal killings of over a thousand Israelis on October 7. The families of Israelis killed and taken hostage deserve justice for these crimes. But instead of justice, all I’ve seen from the far-right Israeli government is Palestinians have already endured 75 years of displacement and oppression. The 2.2 million Palestinians living in the cramped Gaza stri…
(2023-11-01). India’s far-right government joins imperialist powers in backing Israel’s genocidal assault on Gaza. wsws.org India’s full-throated support for Israel’s genocidal war on the largely defenseless people of Gaza is an abhorrent expression of the dramatic change in New Delhi’s strategic alignment since the beginning of the century and emergence as a junior partner of US imperialism.
(2023-11-01). Demonstration held at Australian Broadcasting Corporation headquarters after silence on Israeli killing of journalist in Gaza. wsws.org For more than a week, the ABC, which previously used Palestinian journalist Roshdi Sarraj’s work, disgracefully refused to report on his death.
(2023-11-01). Gaza’s unseen crisis: Tens of thousands of children and pregnant women drinking contaminated water. nationofchange.org Why has the global community been slow to react to this water crisis?>
(2023-11-01). Arab Parliament accuses Israel of committing war crimes. plenglish.com Cairo, Nov 1 (Prensa Latina) The Arab Parliament called on the world on Wednesday to increase pressure on Israel to force it to stop its aggression against the Gaza Strip, and accused Tel Aviv of committing war crimes against civilians.
(2023-11-01). Gaza death toll increases due to Israeli aggression. plenglish.com Ramallah, Nov 1 (Prensa Latina) The number of people killed in the Gaza Strip due to the Israeli bombings has risen to 8,796 on Wednesday, a government institution reported.
(2023-11-01). Israel Bombs Refugee Camp Again — This Time Under Telecommunications Blackout. truthout.org Israeli forces carried out yet another assault on Gaza’s largest refugee camp on Wednesday, just hours after the Israeli military dropped six bombs on a residential area of the camp on Tuesday. Al Jazeera reporters say that buildings in a heavily populated residential area of Jabalia refugee camp have been leveled and that hundreds of people are feared to be trapped under the wreckage. |
(2023-11-01). US, Israel Consider Deploying Multinational Force to Gaza After War. news.antiwar.com The US and Israel are considering establishing a multinational force to occupy the Gaza Strip if Israel successfully eliminates Hamas, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday. The idea would be to grant temporary oversight of Gaza to countries in the region backed by a force with troops from the US, Britain, France, and Germany. Sources told Bloomberg …
(2023-11-01). Russian VKS just became deadlier than ever as Kiev regime in full panic mode. infobrics.org The S-400—A-50 teams are organized in a way that allows battlefield information to be directly transmitted between them so that the enemy fighter jets and/or other aircraft essentially can’t even detect the incoming missiles, resulting in high casualties among Ukrainian pilots.
(2023-11-01). U.S. B-52 provokes near clash with China: Three headlines. workers.org ‘Chinese jet fighter harasses U.S. bomber in South China Sea’ This was the headline my lunch partner found on a CNN article Oct. 27. “I know you like puzzles,” she said to me as we sat down to eat. “What is wrong with that headline?” The U.S. Air Force is . . . |
(2023-11-01). Nakba Again? Leaked Documents Confirm Israeli Plan to Push Palestinians Into Egypt. globalresearch.ca
(2023-11-01). Huge Potential Seen for Sino-Russian Trade Ties. infobrics.org China and Russia are working closely under the Belt and Road Initiative, and the growing markets in energy sector and e-commerce industry have attracted more enterprises to explore business opportunities, Russian experts said…
(2023-11-01). Zelensky “deludes himself” and “feels betrayed by Western allies,” says his closest aides. infobrics.org Ukrainian commanders are refusing orders directly from Zelensky’s office.
(2023-11-01). How BRI’s Financial Integration Transforms Global Economic Construct. infobrics.org Since its inception in 2013, the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) has transformed ideas into actions, from a vision into reality, and from a general framework into concrete projects. Evaluating the BRI’s accomplishments over the last decade raises questions. How has the BRI advanced policy coordination, infrastructure connectivity, unimpeded trade, financial integration, and closer people-to-people ties?>
(2023-11-01). Cruelties Collide for Migrants in Chicago (Interview). orinocotribune.com
(2023-11-01). UN Says Israeli Strikes on Jabalia Refugee Camp Could ‘Amount to War Crimes’. news.antiwar.com The UN’s Human Rights Office said Wednesday that Israeli airstrikes on the Jabalia refugee camp could be a war crime due to the high number of civilian casualties. “Given the high number of civilian casualties & the scale of destruction following Israeli airstrikes on Jabalia refugee camp, we have serious concerns that these are disproportionate …
(2023-11-01). Pakistan moves to crack down on “illegal” Afghan refugees. peoplesdispatch.org
(2023-11-01). Pakistan mounting campaign of state harassment and intimidation to expel 1.7 million Afghan refugees. wsws.org Even before the passing of the official deadline to “voluntarily” leave Pakistan, Afghans who sought refuge in Pakistan from the social catastrophe caused by decades of imperialist-fomented war and neocolonial occupation have been the target of a vicious campaign of state harassment and intimidation.
(2023-11-01). Israel Admits Targeting Jabalia Refugee Camp Killing Hundreds Of Civilians & More IDF Propaganda. thelastamericanvagabond.com Welcome to The Daily Wrap Up, a concise show dedicated to bringing you the most relevant independent news, as we see it, from the last 24 hours (11/1/23). As always, take the information discussed in the video below and research it for yourself, and come to your own conclusions. Anyone telling you what the truth
(2023-11-01). BRI assistance projects helping in poverty fight. ecns.cn China has arranged over 2,000 assistance projects in more than 120 Belt and Road Initiative participating countries over the past decade, said a senior Chinese official on Tuesday, who vowed to continue developing BRI cooperation.
(2023-11-01). Auto strike forces companies to ‘pony up’. workers.org The historic strike at Ford, General Motors and Stellantis (parent company of Jeep, Ram and Chrysler brands), which commenced Sept. 15, has ended at all three companies. The United Auto Workers union announced Oct. 25 that it had a tentative agreement with Ford. “We told Ford to pony up, and . . . |
(2023-11-01). Indonesia: New “Catastrophic” Footage Shows Uncontacted Tribe Near Nickel Mine. dissidentvoice.org Uncontacted Hongana Manyawa warn logging company workers to stay out of their territory. © Social media Dramatic new video has emerged showing members of an uncontacted Indigenous tribe in Indonesia warning outsiders to stay away, just a few meters from bulldozers destroying their forest. Campaigners have warned that it shows a human rights catastrophe is …
(2023-11-01). Russian Il-96-400M aircraft made its first flight. plenglish.com Rosaviatsia’s press release states that the modern aircraft was accompanied on its first takeoff by workers of the Voronezh aviation plant. | The modernized Il-96-400M has a fuselage lengthened by nine meters and an improved digital flight and navigation system, which makes it much more efficient than its predecessor models. | The aircraft’s maximum flight range will exceed eight thousand kilometers and it will be able to carry up to 370 passengers.
(2023-11-01). Michigan Blue Cross workers kept in dark as UAW isolates strike. wsws.org Workers must build rank-and-file committee to counter union blackout and coming sellout…
(2023-11-01). GM Flint UAW official admits part-time temps will not be immediately rolled over to full-time positions. wsws.org A local UAW official at GM Flint has stated that only full time temporary workers with at least 90 days would be hired in if the contract is ratified, contradicting Fain’s claims.
(2023-11-01). Organising against apartheid: Why union solidarity with Palestine matters. therealnews.com This story originally appeared in ‘We know the sacrifices they underwent — some of them lost their jobs…But what struck us most was the fact that members of the labour movement so many thousands of miles away from us felt this sense of commitment to the struggle against racial oppression in South Africa.’ | That’s how Nelson Mandela described the brave Irish women of D…
(2023-11-01). Houthi-led Yemeni Armed Forces announce strikes against Israel. peoplesdispatch.org The Yemeni Armed Forces, under the Ansar Allah (Houthi) command, announced on October 31 that they had launched a “barrage of ballistic and cruise missiles and numerous drones on various Israeli positions in the occupied territories”. | In the video statement issued on Tuesday, Yahya Sare’e, spokesperson for the armed forces, said that “the Yemeni Armed Forces assures that this operation is the third of its kind in solidarity with our brothers in Palestine, and we assure the continuation of such operations using missiles and drones until Israel ceases its aggression.” | The declaration came as Israel continued it…
(2023-11-01). US seeks strategic dialogue with Russia. peoplesdispatch.org Almost four weeks into Hamas’ attack on Israel, Russia is in no hurry to exploit the Joe Biden administration’s quandary over the collapse of West Asia’s security. The Western media was unanimous that Russia was waiting in the wings to seize the opportunity once the US took its eye off the ball in Ukraine. However, no such thing happened. | The Ukraine war is on autopilot. The compass has been set, the die is cast, and the calculus is holding steady with regard to the strategic objectives set by President Vladimir Putin in February last year. Russia senses that it has gained the upper hand in the war and that is…
(2023-11-01). “Cop Cities” in America: U.S. Domestic Militarization of Police Departments. globalresearch.ca
(2023-11-01). China, Japan Coast Guard Vessels Face-Off Near Disputed Senkaku Islands. news.antiwar.com Chinese and Japanese coast guard vessels faced off near the disputed Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea on Monday, The South China Morning Post reported on Wednesday. The Senkaku Islands, known as the Diaoyu Islands in China, are uninhabited and controlled by Japan but also claimed by China and Taiwan. The islands are a …
(2023-11-01). Stories of despair and displacement from a Khan Younis sanctuary. electronicintifada.net IN PHOTOS: No water, little food and overcrowded conditions as 40,000 displaced people crowd into an UNRWA facility for shelter and safety.
(2023-11-01). Israel Is Now the Greatest Source of Anti-Semitism. dissidentvoice.org On October 28, Craig Mokhiber, the Director of the New York Office of the U.N.’s High Commissioner for Human Rights, wrote to the U.N.’s High Commissioner for Human Rights (UNHCHR) in Geneva (and I here, in boldface, add a few links for documentation of some of his assertions): This will be my last official communication …
(2023-11-01). Cash-strapped North Korea shuts down scores of embassies worldwide. geo.tv Reports suggest that nearly a quarter of North Korea’s global diplomatic missions could be affected…
(2023-11-01). Laying it bare, Barcelona museum embraces nudist experience with special tour. geo.tv Nudist experience is aimed to provide a more immersive way to explore the museum’s exhibits…
(2023-11-01). Tokyo’s trash-slaying Samurais steal Halloween cleanup show in style. geo.tv The spirited group “Gomihiroi Samurai” or “Trash-Picking Samurai,” has captured the imagination of many…
(2023-11-01). “Greater Israel”: The Zionist Plan for the Middle East. globalresearch.ca When viewed in the current context, the war on Iraq, the 2006 war on Lebanon, the 2011 war on Libya, the ongoing wars on Syria and Iraq, the war on Yemen, must be understood in relation to the Zionist Plan for the Middle East…
(2023-11-01). “Authoritative” Newspaper Touts Unnamed Report and Anonymous “Experts” to Propagate Big Lie of “Safe and Effective” COVID Injections. globalresearch.ca
(2023-11-01). All you need to know about Ghana’s Akosombo Dam spillage. peoplesdispatch.org The Akosombo Dam has long been a crucial source of power for Ghana. However, the effects of climate change have pushed water levels beyond the dam’s operating capacity…
(2023-11-01). Is the U.S. Government the “Cash Cow” for Politicians? “How Did They Get So Rich?” globalresearch.ca
(2023-11-01). What Does It Mean To Call Israel An Apartheid State? popularresistance.org What does it mean to call Israel an apartheid state? | The word, meaning literally “apartness,” originally referred to policies introduced in South Africa in 1948. Al-though presented as a path of equal but separate development of racial groups in that country, like “separate but equal” in this country, it was anything but. | Under apartheid people were classified as “native,” “colored,” “Asian,” or “white,” and these designations determined access to land, schools, resources, etc. Apartheid laws served to reserve the vast majority of the land for white South Africans, relocating the non-white population to socal…
(2023-11-01). Putin blames Ukraine, West for airport riot. ecns.cn Russian President Vladimir Putin accused the West and Ukraine on Monday of instigating anti-Israel rioting in Dagestan’s Makhachkala airport the previous day, a claim that was denied by Washington and Kyiv.
(2023-11-01). The Heat: U.S. Politics. america.cgtn.com Just a few days into his new role, U.S. House Speaker Mike Johnson unveiled a stand-alone bill to provide $14.3 billion in aid to Israel. | Last week, President Biden requested nearly $106 billion that would also include aid, not just for Israel, but for Ukraine, other regions like the Indo-Pacific and for U.S. border security. | How will members of Congress from both major political parties respond? | Joining the discussion: |
(2023-11-01). Eat the Rich. dissidentvoice.org On October 9, 2023, a complete human skeleton was found in the 12,000th block of Camp Bowie Blvd. West, near the western-most edge of Tarrant County. As the crow flies, about a mile from my home, just outside of Fort Worth, Texas. Initially thought to be fake or maybe even a Halloween prank, the skeleton …
(2023-11-01). Pregnancy Criminalization in the US Is an “Avoidable Human Rights Crisis” scheerpost.com
(2023-11-01). What are Red Flag gun laws? america.cgtn.com At least a dozen people were killed and dozens more wounded in shootings in multiple U.S. cities this past weekend. | This comes after last week’s mass shooting in the state of Maine that left 18 residents dead. | America’s epidemic of gun violence shows no signs of abating. | Some say laws taking weapons out of the hands of those who show signs they could cause harm may be one solution to the gun crisis.
(2023-11-01). Palestine Will Be Free: New Zine and Poster for Distribution. itsgoingdown.org With mass actions, protests, and marches being organized this weekend, we present a new zine and poster to distribute at upcoming events. Check out more zines on the current situation in Palestine featuring interviews with Israeli and Palestinian anarchists here, a new poster from CrimethInc. here, and Indigenous Action Media here. From the zine and…
(2023-11-01). Apple unveils new products. america.cgtn.com Tech giant Apple hosted a special Halloween event to launch its latest personal computers. | The product push comes at a time when the entire industry is looking for a boost in sales.
(2023-11-01). Defense Minister Padrino: Venezuela’s Army Prepared for Any Scenario (+Guyana). orinocotribune.com Venezuelan Minister for Defense Vladimir Padrino López said that the Bolivarian National Armed Force (FANB) is prepared for all scenarios, responding to the dangerous statements made by the president of Guyana. Padrino López added that the Venezuelan people will demonstrate their commitment to the country in the consultative referendum over the Essequibo dispute, scheduled for December 3. | Padrino López made these statements in a video about the Essequibo territory and dispute that was posted to his social media accounts this Tuesday, October 31. | “We prepare for all scenarios. However, we hope that peace and r…
(2023-11-01). Venezuela’s Vice President: International Court of Justice Has No Jurisdiction on Internal Affairs. orinocotribune.com According to Venezuela Vice President Delcy Rodríguez, the Guyanese government intends to violate Venezuela’s constitution by asking the International Court of Justice (ICJ) to issue a ruling ordering Venezuela to suspend the consultative referendum for the defense of Essequibo territory planned for December 3. | During a press conference held on Tuesday, October 31 from Miraflores Palace, Rodríguez explained that the ICJ has no jurisdiction over the decisions made by the Venezuelan people because the country is sovereign and independent. | “Guyana intends to replace the popular sovereignty of Venezuela and asks…
(2023-11-01). Gay Influencer Threatens Hip-Hop Journalist With Violence: I’m Going To Rape You. moguldom.com A heated feud between social media influencer and rapper Saucy Santana and Hip-Hop podcaster DJ Akademiks has captured the social media spotlight. Their ongoing dispute has escalated to include derogatory language and allegations, leaving fans and onlookers not only shocked but also concerned. The feud initially began when DJ Akademiks criticized the group the City …
(2023-11-01). A Canvas Of Cultures: How ‘Art Of Black Miami’ Transforms The City’s Artistic Landscape Every Day. moguldom.com Miami, known for its vibrant culture and diverse communities, has always been a melting pot of creative expression. Among the many art initiatives that grace the city, one stands out as a celebration of Black artistry and heritage— “Art of Black Miami.” Organized by the Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau’s Multicultural Tourism & Development …
(2023-11-01). Byron Allen And Financial Partners Bid $10 Billion For ABC Media Franchise. moguldom.com Media mogul Byron Allen reportedly bid $10 billion for broadcasting giant ABC. This potential acquisition marks another significant milestone for Allen, especially if the acquisition actually occurs. Allen’s timing might be perfect. Disney CEO Bob Iger has faced numerous challenges in recent years, including a downturn in key divisions, substantial losses from their Disney+ streaming …
(2023-11-01). Defense Contractors And Campaign Donations: 7 Things To Know About War Money. moguldom.com As Pentagon spending has soared over the years, the role of military contractors in shaping the U.S. defense landscape has come under intense scrutiny. There is an intricate relationship between defense contractors, political campaign donations, and Pentagon spending. Here are seven things to know about war money. 1. Pentagon spending A significant portion of the …
(2023-11-01). Israel’s Ground Offensive Is a Failure of Canadian Diplomacy. globalresearch.ca
(2023-11-01). “Genocidal Intent”. Netanyahu Declaring Invasion: “You Must Remember What Amalek Has Done to You, Says Our Holy Bible” globalresearch.ca
(2023-11-01). Middle East nations to enhance tourism ties with China. ecns.cn Countries in the Middle East, including Saudi Arabia and Qatar, are working to strengthen their partnership with China in the tourism sector, which holds significant potential for growth between the two regions.
(2023-11-01). Digital transformation highlighted for gaining manufacturing prowess. ecns.cn Governmental officials, industry experts and enterprises called for efforts in digital transformation to promote the high-quality development of China’s manufacturing sector.
(2023-11-01). Oct manufacturing unexpectedly shrinks. ecns.cn China’s factory activity unexpectedly shrank in October after returning to expansionary territory the month before, official data showed on Tuesday, reflecting subdued demand and shoring up the case for further steps to consolidate recovery.
(2023-11-01). College dropouts spark discussions online. ecns.cn An admissions notice released online, which revealed that 81 freshmen had their college places revoked for failing to turn up this semester, has sparked the ire of the internet with many complaining that the students had wasted opportunities that could have gone to others.
(2023-11-01). Singles Day opening shopping festival gala sees huge success. ecns.cn The Singles Day shopping festival saw booming sales during its grand opening that kicked off at 8 pm on Tuesday, with high-quality and intelligent products, and livestreaming sessions gaining popularity among Chinese consumers.
(2023-11-01). China places multipurpose satellite into space. ecns.cn China placed a multipurpose satellite into space on Wednesday morning, according to China Aerospace Science and Technology Corp.
(2023-11-01). Beijing eases rules for home buyers. ecns.cn Beijing adjusted polices of housing provident fund loans on Wednesday as part of an effort to loosen restrictions on house purchases.
(2023-11-01). China takes measures against illegal entry near Diaoyu Islands. ecns.cn China took countermeasures on Wednesday morning against several Japanese ships that illegally entered China’s territorial waters surrounding the Diaoyu Islands in the East China Sea, a coast guard official said.
(2023-11-01). World Young Scientist Summit set for Nov 11-12 in Wenzhou. ecns.cn The 2023 World Young Scientist Summit will be held in Wenzhou, Zhejiang province, from Nov 11 to 12, the organizers announced on Tuesday.
(2023-11-01). China stands on the side of fairness and justice on Palestinian-Israeli conflict: FM. ecns.cn On the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, China always stands on the side of fairness and justice, condemns and opposes all moves that harm civilians and violates international law, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin stated at a regular press conference on Tuesday.
(2023-11-01). Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Tunnel another vivid example of how Belt and Road cooperation benefits partner countries: FM. ecns.cn The Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Tunnel is another vivid example of how Belt and Road cooperation benefits partner countries and promotes common development, said Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin at a regular press conference on Tuesday.
(2023-11-01). China sees more entrepreneurship opportunities than ever: overseas Chinese entrepreneur. ecns.cn “In the next 20 years, the opportunities for entrepreneurship in China are expected to be greater and more abundant than ever before. And with more robust and comprehensive infrastructure, the possibilities for success are limitless,” said Xie Guomin, President of China Overseas Chinese Investment Enterprise Association on Tuesday.
(2023-11-01). China’s 40th Antarctic research expedition team sets sail to build new base. ecns.cn A Chinese team consisting of more than 460 researchers from over 80 domestic institutions embarked on the 40th Antarctic research expedition on Wednesday, which will last for more than five months.
(2023-11-01). Thailand announces new visa-free policy for visitors from India and China’s Taiwan region. ecns.cn Thailand has decided to implement a short-term visa-free policy for India and China’s Taiwan region to attract tourists and provide them with a more convenient travel experience, Thai Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin announced on Tuesday after the cabinet meeting.
(2023-11-01). China’s 40th Antarctic expedition sets sail to build new base by February 2024. ecns.cn The 40th Chinese Antarctic research expedition set sail on Wednesday. With a scientific research journey scheduled to last for more than five months, the expedition’s key task is building a new Antarctic station near the Ross Sea.
(2023-11-01). China further optimizes population policies: NHC. ecns.cn The National Health Commission (NHC) announced on Wednesday during a press conference that it will continue to coordinate with relevant departments to closely integrate high-quality population development with higher living standards, and further optimize population policies.
(2023-11-01). In Numbers: Guizhou has 39 major data centers in operation or under construction. ecns.cn
(2023-11-01). 80 historical items donated to Flying Tiger Heritage Park in S China. ecns.cn The U.S.-based Flying Tiger Historical Organization donated 80 historical items to the park on Tuesday.
(2023-11-01). China launches Tianhui-5 satellite into space. ecns.cn The satellite will be used for geographic mapping, land resource survey, scientific experiments and other missions. It was the 494th mission undertaken by the Long March rocket series.
(2023-11-01). In Numbers: What to expect from upcoming China International Import Expo. ecns.cn
(2023-11-01). In Numbers: China delivers first two converted ARJ21 air freighters. ecns.cn
(2023-11-01). Snow-capped mountain with sea of clouds in Xinjiang. ecns.cn
(2023-11-01). La alquimia imperialista. globalizacion.ca
(2023-11-01). Cuba denounces difficulties in accessing fuel due to US blockade. plenglish.com New Delhi, Nov 1 (Prensa Latina) The inhumane blockade imposed by the United States prevents Cuba from accessing the financial resources necessary for acquiring fuels to generate electricity, Cuban First Deputy Minister of Energy and Mines Argelio Abad said in this capital.
(2023-11-01). Xi’s letter acknowledges role of Cuban science. plenglish.com Beijing, Nov 1 (Prensa Latina) President Xi Jinping’s letter is a recognition of Cuban science as a whole and the progress made in China-Cuba cooperation, Cuban doctor Pedro Valdés said on Wednesday.
(2023-11-01). Israel Doesn’t Care About Your Resolutions! libya360.wordpress.com Bruno Huberman and Sabrina Fernandes The left cannot be tied down to the possible solutions established by the major international powers as the only realistic alternatives. Imagining and demanding the decolonization of Palestine means acting to decolonize all the colonial states in the world, from Brazil to Australia, including the USA and Chile. The current…
(2023-11-01). Liberate Palestine, Decolonize Israel. libya360.wordpress.com Jeff Halper Editorial Comment: Jeff Halper is an Israeli anthropologist and a founding member of the One Democratic State Campaign. This interview was conducted in 2021 following the publication of his book, “Decolonizing Israel, Liberating Palestine: Zionism, Settler Colonialism, and the Case for One Democratic State”. This informative conversation is even more relevant today. The…
(2023-11-01). This Is America #190: Block Cop City Tour and Mobilization. itsgoingdown.org Welcome, to This Is America, November 1st, 2023. On this episode, we speak with Sam about the recent Block Cop City speaking tour across the US and the upcoming mass actions in Atlanta against the Cop City project from November 10th — 13th. We also speak with hosts of the Final Straw podcast about the…
(2023-11-01). Congress Divided on Funding Wars. fpif.org Inside the halls of power and outside on the campaign trail, U.S. politics is a mess. | The leading Republican candidate for the 2024 presidential race, Donald Trump, faces four criminal indictments. The leading Democratic candidate, President Joe Biden, has Meanwhile, in Washington, Congress was deadlocked for three weeks in October because the Republican Party co…
(2023-11-01). “V for Vendetta”: Authoritarians Drunk on Power: It’s Time to Recalibrate the Government. globalresearch.ca
(2023-11-01). Kiev’s Neo-Nazi Regime Behind Social Unrest in Dagestan? Staged Anti-Jewish Attacks. globalresearch.ca
(2023-11-01). Brazilian government signs decree that doubles tax on weapons. plenglish.com Brasilia, Nov 1 (Prensa Latina) President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva signed a decree that will increase the so-called Tax on Industrialized Products (IPI) that will affect the sales of firearms and ammunition in Brazil.
(2023-11-01). Implementation of new Criminal Procedure Law continues in Cuba. plenglish.com Havana, Nov 1 (Prensa Latina) Cuba continues implementing Law 143 of the Criminal Procedure with the introduction of new penal institutions such as the criterion of opportunity, the prohibition of approaching the victim and the sentence of conformity.
(2023-11-01). The demand of ending the blockade of Cuba expands in the US. plenglish.com Washington, Nov 1 (Prensa Latina) Different sectors of the United States express their rejection of the blockade against Cuba, as evidenced by over a hundred approved resolutions that call for lifting the blockade.
(2023-11-01). UN General Assembly to debate on US blockade of Cuba. plenglish.com United Nations, Nov 1 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations General Assembly will hold a plenary session on the first of two days dedicated to considering the draft resolution that calls for the end of the United States blockade against Cuba.
(2023-11-01). Is Jordan Peterson’s ARC WEF 2.0? expose-news.com The Alliance for Responsible Citizenship (ARC) which Jordan Peterson has said is an alternative to the apocalyptic World Economic Forum, has just held it’s inaugural conference at the O2 arena in London. …
(2023-11-01). The Psychological Playbook: Brainwashing Techniques to Increase “Vaccine” Uptake. expose-news.com Dr William Makis has reviewed 8 published papers that clearly show the techniques employed by governments world wide to ensure vaccine uptake. From punishments and threats to employment and reputation, to rewards …
(2023-11-01). On the Impasse of Political Violence. The History of Zionist Settlers in Palestine. “Deployment of Overwhelming Force to Frighten Palestinians into Submission” globalresearch.ca
(2023-11-01). What Makes a Prison? publicbooks.org Recent calls to bring back asylums suggest that confinement can be benevolent, even rehabilitative—but, in reality, “a prison is a prison is a prison.”
(2023-11-01). Against Our Better Judgment: The Hidden History of How the U.S. Was Used to Create Israel. globalresearch.ca
(2023-11-01). “The Hamas Attack”: What Really Happened on October 7? globalresearch.ca
(2023-11-01). Fall of The Cabal: The World Economic Forum and the end of Homo Sapiens. expose-news.com There is only one mechanism the cabal can deploy to control the masses, says Janet Ossebaard. That mechanism is fear. People who are scared can’t think clearly. Having brought their covid series …
(2023-11-01). Toll of Israel-Palestine Crisis on Children “Beyond Devastating”. UN Report. globalresearch.ca
(2023-11-01). Taiwan backs Israel while US war drive against China continues. wsws.org Israel’s success is seen as sending a signal to Beijing. Washington wants to make clear that it will stop at nothing, including the total destruction of a defenseless population, to achieve its aims.
(2023-11-01). Who is Omar García Harfuch, ruling Morena party’s top candidate to head Mexico City government? wsws.org The rise of Morena’s García Harfuch can only be understood in the context of capitalist social violence and the class struggle in Mexico.
(2023-11-01). Secret talks underway to form incoming New Zealand government. wsws.org No details have been publicly released from three-party talks that will establish a far-right anti-working class government following the recent New Zealand election.
(2023-11-01). World Bank warns of possible major oil price hike. wsws.org In its report on commodity markets, the bank said the outlook for prices could “darken quickly” if the Middle East conflict escalates.
(2023-11-01). Sundial: Rapper Noname shows political commitment and serious confusion. wsws.org Noname reserves her deadly mockery for artists who promote the “war machine” but also gives Jay Electronica a platform to promote backwardness.
(2023-11-01). A grim Halloween: Surge in mass shootings exposes America’s enduring gun violence crisis. nationofchange.org The broad geographic distribution of these incidents underscores the fact that no region is immune to this ongoing crisis.
(2023-11-01). Texas GOP’s disturbing ties to antisemitism: A symptom of a deeper malaise. nationofchange.org Is the development in the Texas GOP a stark warning that the battle against hate is far from over?>
(2023-11-01). Cuba and Mongolia review climate change issues. plenglish.com Ulaanbaatar, Nov 1 (Prensa Latina) Cuba and Mongolia reviewed issues related to the fight against climate change on Wednesday, during a meeting between Ambassador Jorge Ferrer and the director of Multilateral Cooperation at the Foreign Ministry, Mandkhai Batsuren.
(2023-11-01). Namibia demands end to US blockade of Cuba at the UN. plenglish.com United Nations, Nov 1 (Prensa Latina) The Republic of Namibia demanded an end to the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States against Cuba at the United Nations General Assembly.
(2023-11-01). G-77+China calls for an end to US blockade against Cuba. plenglish.com United Nations, Nov 1 (Prensa Latina) On behalf of the Group of 77 plus China, Uganda urged the United States to lift the criminal economic, financial and commercial blockade imposed against Cuba, at the United Nations General Assembly on Wednesday.
(2023-11-01). NAM calls on the United States to lift blockade against Cuba. plenglish.com United Nations, Nov 1 (Prensa Latina) The Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) called on the United States to comply with United Nations resolutions and lift the blockade against Cuba, Azerbaijan’s representative, Yashar Aliyev, said at the UN General Assembly on Wednesday.
(2023-11-01). Cuba and a better world, without a blockade. plenglish.com Mexico, Nov 1 (Prensa Latina) On November 1 and 2, Cuba will submit a draft resolution to the United Nations that demands an end to the genocidal blockade against our people. For the 31st time, the international community will denounce and take a stand to end the longest, most ruthless, illegal and shameful blockade known to humanity.
(2023-11-01). Greek Prime Minister to visit China. ecns.cn At the invitation of Chinese Premier Li Qiang, Prime Minister of the Hellenic Republic Kyriakos Mitsotakis will pay an official visit to China from November 2 to 3, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin announced at a press conference on Wednesday.
(2023-11-01). Zimbabwe calls for lifting the US blockade of Cuba. plenglish.com United Nations, Nov 1 (Prensa Latina) Zimbabwe called today in the UN General Assembly for the lifting of the commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States on Cuba.
(2023-11-01). Eritrea: US blockade against Cuba is a shame for multilateralism. plenglish.com United Nations, Nov 1 (Prensa Latina) Eritrea on Wednesday described as a shame for multilateralism the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States Government on Cuba for more than 60 years.
(2023-11-01). SICA demands an end to US blockade against Cuba at the UN. plenglish.com United Nations, Nov 1 (Prensa Latina) We demand an immediate end to Cuba’s arbitrary and unjust inclusion on the State Sponsors of Terrorism list, the ambassador of El Salvador, Egriselda López, said on Wednesday.
(2023-11-01). Electoral Power welcomed Venezuelan justice ruling. plenglish.com Caracas, Nov 1 (Prensa Latina) The Electoral Power of Venezuela today unanimously welcomed the decision of the Supreme Court of Justice (TSJ) to declare the constitutionality of the five questions of the consultative referendum of December 3 for Essequibo.
(2023-11-01). Lula signed plan against organized crime in Rio and Sao Paulo. plenglish.com Brasilia, Nov 1 (Prensa Latina) Brazilian president, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, today signed a plan to support the fight against organized crime in the states of Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo.
(2023-11-01). Trump eldest son set for essential testimony in NY fraud case. plenglish.com Washington, Nov 1 (Prensa Latina) Former President Trump’s adult sons are expected to take to the stand this week to testify about their roles in the Trump Organization as part of the sweeping New York fraud case putting the family’s business empire at risk.
(2023-11-01). Cuba defends own progress ahead of US blockade, says UN activist. plenglish.com United Nations, Nov 1 (Prensa Latina) Cuba defends its right to development ahead of the impact of the U.S. blockade, Terence Marryshow, activist in solidarity with Cuba, said on Wednesday.
(2023-11-01). Cuba resists and advances despite US blockade, says Cuban PM. plenglish.com Paris, Nov 1 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Prime Minister Manuel Marrero on Wednesday addressed the challenges faced by his nation as a result of the U.S. blockade and hostility, and also reaffirmed the willingness to resist and move forward with its own efforts.
(2023-11-01). 4.1 million hectares of tropical forests to disappeared in 2022. plenglish.com Washington, Nov 1 (Prensa Latina) Stopping deforestation and forest degradation is vital objective to achieve the survival of ecosystems, according to the Global Forest Watch platform of the World Research Institute.
(2023-11-01). Vietnam’s tourism sector earns 23.7B dollars in 10 months. plenglish.com Hanoi, Nov 1 (Prensa Latina) Vietnam’s total revenue from tourists is estimated at VND582.6 trillion (US.7 billion) in the first 10 months of 2023, exceeding the whole last year’s figure, according to the Vietnam National Authority of Tourism.
(2023-11-01). US blockade against Cuba is inadmissible, Argentina says at UNGA. plenglish.com United Nations, Nov 1 (Prensa Latina) The economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States on Cuba is immoral, unjust, illegal and inadmissible, the Permanent Representative of Argentina to the United Nations (UN) María del Carmen Squeff said.
(2023-11-01). Mass Protest in The Hague Calls Out Israeli War Crimes. unicornriot.ninja
(2023-11-01). School Board Elections Could Make (or Break) Our Democracy. progressive.org Attacks on school board are part of a well-funded effort to erode public schools and advance a broader political agenda. Without participation from those who believe in the value and importance of public education, our democracy will fall apart.
(2023-11-01). Norfolk Southern Wants to Buy Cincinnati’s Publicly-Owned Railroad. progressive.org On November 7, voters will have a chance to stop the tracks from being privatized.
(2023-11-01). Hemming and Hawing: The (D)evolution of Fandom. progressive.org Fandom has gotten exciting! But also . . . overly involved and weird and scary.
(2023-11-01). The Social Security Administration Overpays People—and Then Demands the Money Back! progressive.org In 2022, the agency claims it overpaid SSA recipients $26 billion, an amount they intend to unfairly collect from recipients.
(2023-11-01). Cartoon: Tough Choice. otherwords.org Editor’s note: This cartoon is presented for editorial purposes only. Neither OtherWords nor its parent institute take positions on electoral campaigns. |
(2023-11-01). Council Leaders Warning: Social Safety Net At Risk Of Collapse. truepublica.org.uk By Rob Woodward: It was notable that half of all English councils amounting to 158 local authorities attended an emergency summit yesterday — hosted by Eastbourne borough council and the cross-party District Councils’ Network. During that meeting, a desperate plea was made by council leaders who warned of an impending disaster brought on by a …
(2023-11-01). “Public services in perpetual state of decline since 2010” truepublica.org.uk By TruePublica Editor: “Public services in ‘perpetual state of decline since 2010.” That is the headline from yesterday’s Times newspaper. It confirms what the dire state of the country really is in. It is further proof of ‘Broken Britain.’ It is also further proof of the scale of damage the Tories have actually managed to …
(2023-11-01). Guatemala’s TSE dismisses requests to extend electoral process. plenglish.com Guatemala, Nov 1 (Prensa Latina) The Supreme Electoral Tribunal (TSE) of Guatemala made official the decision to discard the requests to extend the deadline for the closing of the electoral process until January 15, 2024.
(2023-11-01). Mexico calls at UN for the end to the US blockade imposed on Cuba. plenglish.com United Nations, Oct 1 (Prensa Latina) Mexico reaffirmed its demand at UN to put an end to the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States on Cuba for over 60 years.
(2023-11-01). CELAC calls at UN for the lifting of U.S. blockade imposed on Cuba. plenglish.com United Nations, Nov 1 (Prensa Latina) The Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) on Wednesday called at the United Nations for the lifting of the blockade imposed by the United States on Cuba, pointing out that it substantially and unjustifiably harms the Cuban people.
(2023-11-01). Hawaii’s Supreme Court Rejects Big Oil’s Attempt to Scrap Climate Case. truthout.org Hawaii’s Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected U.S. oil giants’ effort to scrap a climate deception lawsuit brought by the City and County of Honolulu, allowing the case to head to trial. Filed in 2020, the lawsuit accuses ExxonMobil, Chevron, Shell, Sunoco, and other major oil and gas companies of introducing and promoting fossil fuel products that they knew were a threat to the world’s climate. |
(2023-11-01). Sikh Leader’s Killing in Canada Could Renew Ethnic Tensions in Modi’s India. truthout.org Diplomatic relations between India and Canada remain tense after the murder of a Sikh leader in Canada, which Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has blamed on India. Hardeep Singh Nijjar was killed outside a Sikh temple in Surrey in June 2023. He was an outspoken advocate for a separate Sikh homeland called Khalistan. While a hero to Khalistani Sikhs, he was considered a terrorist in India… |
(2023-11-01). Advocates fear Biden’s campus antisemitism plan will mobilize law enforcement to surveil students. mondoweiss.net The Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Justice are partnering with campus police to combat antisemitism on campuses across the United States. Advocates fear this will include Palestine solidarity activism.
(2023-11-01). Larry’s List: the Powell Memo’s Legacy, Human Cost of War, Copyright Case Against AI and More. scheerpost.com By SP Staff ScheerPost is bringing back Larry’s List, a daily news curation from USC communications professor Larry Gross, to keep you up to date with the most cutting edge news and analysis of our time. A specialist in media and culture, art and communication, visual communication and media portrayals of minorities, Gross helped found …
(2023-11-01). Their lives came into my own, and Israel killed them. These are some of their stories. mondoweiss.net These are some of the stories of the people whose lives came into my own. Israel killed them during its genocidal war on our homeland.
(2023-11-01). ONU denuncia grave deterioro del sistema hospitalario en Gaza. telesurtv.net La Oficina de las Naciones Unidas para la Coordinación de Asuntos Humanitarios (OCHA) indicó que los 13 hospitales del norte de Gaza enfrentan órdenes de evacuación israelíes en curso.
(2023-11-01). Abren paso de Rafah para evacuar a heridos y enfermos de Gaza. telesurtv.net La ministra palestina de Salud, Mai Al-Kaila, anunció que el único hospital para el tratamiento de pacientes con cáncer en la Franja de Gaza ha dejado de funcionar.
(2023-11-01). Cierra único hospital oncológico en Gaza tras bloqueo israelí. telesurtv.net De esta manera, el número total de hospitales que dejaron de funcionar en la Franja aumentó a 16, de un total de 35.
(2023-11-01). Ascienden a 8.796 los muertos palestinos por ataques israelíes en Gaza. telesurtv.net Se reportan 22.219 personas que han resultado heridas mientras siguen los incesantes bombardeos del Ejército sionista.
(2023-11-01). Avanza incursión terrestre del ejército israelí de ocupación en Gaza. telesurtv.net Hamas ha llamado a los países árabes y musulmanes a “adoptar una postura histórica y decisiva para detener las masacres” cometidas por Israel y lo que describe como un genocidio contra el pueblo palestino.
(2023-11-01). Fiscal de Venezuela cuestiona inacción de organismos de DD.HH. por genocidio en Gaza. telesurtv.net “Asisto conmovido de cómo ante el holocausto más criminal en la historia reciente (…) los organismos internacionales que ustedes dirigen no han procurado realizar ninguna diligencia efectiva”, lamentó.
(2023-11-01). Bolivia rompe relaciones diplomáticas con Israel. telesurtv.net El Gobierno boliviano exigió el cese de los ataques en la Franja de Gaza que han dejado miles de víctimas civiles.
(2023-11-01). Grupo reducido de extranjeros salen de Gaza por paso de Rafah. telesurtv.net La Administración de cruces y fronteras de la Franja de Gaza publicó una lista de ciudadanos extranjeros, palestinos con doble ciudadanía y empleados de varias organizaciones que pueden salir.
(2023-11-01). Ascienden a 8.796 los muertos por ataques israelíes en Gaza. telesurtv.net Se reportan 22.219 personas que han resultado heridas mientras siguen los incesantes bombardeos del Ejército sionista.
(2023-11-01). Mueren al menos 19 personas tras naufragio en Nigeria. telesurtv.net Las autoridades detallaron que se han encontrado 19 cuerpos y han sido rescatadas 14 personas. Las labores de búsqueda continúan.
(2023-11-01). El deber es intensificar la lucha contra las fuerzas de agresión. workers.org 30 de octubre. El deber de la nación y de los partidarios de Palestina es intensificar la lucha contra las fuerzas de agresión. El deber primordial de todas las fuerzas que apoyan el derecho del pueblo palestino y se oponen a la guerra genocida contra él es intensificar su lucha . . . |
(2023-11-01). El FMI sigue hundiendo a las naciones más pobres. globalizacion.ca Del 9 al 15 de octubre, el Fondo Monetario Internacional y el Banco Mundial celebraron su reunión anual conjunta en Marrakech (Marruecos). La última vez que estas dos instituciones de Bretton Woods se reunieron en suelo africano fue en 1973,…
(2023-11-01). La alquimia imperialista. globalizacion.ca Mientras el mundo se debate bajo la amenaza de la catástrofe ecológica, del repetido delirio armamentista y los riesgos atómicos, del crecimiento demográfico (se calcula que en apenas veinticinco años más, el planeta alcanzará los 10.000 millones de habitantes) y…
(2023-11-01). øPor qué Israel? globalizacion.ca “Los árabes sólo entienden la fuerza, y ahora que tenemos poder los trataremos como se merecen” (Ariel Sharon). | ´Israel debe ser como un perro rabioso, muy peligroso para ser molestado” (General Moshé Dayán. | “Hamás será borrado de la faz de…
(2023-11-01). Presidente mexicano promete recuperación inmediata de Acapulco. telesurtv.net La secretaria de Bienestar, Ariadna Montiel, aseguró que han censado daños en 32.644 viviendas y pequeños y medianos comercios con más de 2.000 trabajadores.
(2023-11-01). Delcy Rodríguez: EE.UU. y Guyana son socios para agredir a Venezuela. telesurtv.net Hizo referencia al requerimiento guyanés de que la corte de se pronuncie para que no se realice el referéndum del próximo 3 de diciembre, acerca de lo que Caracas denomina “la defensa del territorio esquibo”.
(2023-11-01). Presidente Maduro: Venezuela se movilizará en preparación para una decisión histórica. telesurtv.net El jefe de Estado reiteró que será el pueblo de Venezuela quien decida qué hacer sobre la Guayana Esequiba como derecho histórico.
(2023-11-01). Rusia afirma que Ucrania está derrotada pese al apoyo de la OTAN. telesurtv.net Los sistemas rusos de defensa antiaérea, en el último mes, destruyeron más de 1.400 medios de ataque aéreos, incluidos 37 aviones y seis misiles ATACMS estadounidenses de largo alcance.
(2023-11-01). ONU debate sobre resolución cubana acerca de bloqueo de EE.UU. telesurtv.net Por 31 ocasión, mañana jueves se aprobará resolución de condena a esa política unilateral que data de hace más de seis décadas y se ha endurecido en los últimos tiempos.
(2023-11-01). Presidente mexicano presenta plan de recuperación para Guerrero. telesurtv.net El mandatario señaló que 61.313 millones de pesos (más de 3.400 millones de dólares) serán destinados al plan.
(2023-11-01). Colombia gana medalla de oro en salto largo de Juegos Panamericanos. telesurtv.net Dalmero logró su marca ganadora en el segundo salto cuando se estiró hasta los 8.08 metros.
(2023-11-01). Colombia y Chile llaman a reuniones a sus embajadores en Israel. telesurtv.net Petro manifestó su oposición al asedio impuesto por Israel contra el pueblo palestino y a los bombardeos del país hebreo contra la población civil.
(2023-11-01). Irán pide boicot petrolero de países musulmanes contra Israel. telesurtv.net La República Islámica de Irán e Israel son enemigos acérrimos, y cada uno considera al otro una amenaza existencial y mantienen una guerra encubierta con ciberataques, asesinatos y sabotajes.
(2023-11-01). Venezuela rechaza ataque de Israel en Jabalia, Gaza. telesurtv.net El país suramericano repudió una vez más “la sistemática violación a los prinicipios contemplados en el derecho internacional” por parte de Israel.
(2023-11-01). El pueblo argentino necesita un respiro. globalizacion.ca Como si nada hubiera pasado y el tiempo no hubiera transcurrido en los últimos cuarenta años, las y los argentinos ven emerger nuevamente a la monstruosidad en la arena política. Montadas en el lomo de una ola mundial regresiva, la…
(2023-11-01). Abuelas de Plaza de Mayo comparten archivos desclasificados de EE.UU. telesurtv.net Desde 2019 el equipo detrás de Desclasificados pone a disposición una base de información procesada a partir de la lectura y la traducción de los archivos desclasificados por EE.UU.
(2023-11-01). Ciudades del mundo se movilizan en apoyo al pueblo palestino. telesurtv.net El Grupo de Acción Nacional por Palestina, convocó en Marruecos a una manifestación en rechazo al restablecimiento de las relaciones diplomáticas con Israel, hace cerca de tres años.
(2023-11-01). Constitucional venezolano avala referéndum sobre el Esequibo. telesurtv.net El canciller Yvan Gil califica de “insólita” la petición de Guyana de someter a una decisión de la Corte Internacional de Justicia la realización del referéndum venezolano.
(2023-11-01). Israel ataca por segundo día campo de refugiados en Gaza. telesurtv.net El ente sionista lanzó misiles desde aviones y bombardeos contra el campo de refugiados de Jabalia (norte de Gaza), donde el martes provocó la muerte o heridas a cerca de 400 civiles.
(2023-11-01). Latinoamérica y las condenas al genocidio. globalizacion.ca En América Latina varios países se declararon con contundencia contra la masacre de palestinos, incluídos cientos de niños, perpetrada por Israel en la Franja de Gaza. Bolivia decidió romper sus relaciones diplomáticas con Tel Aviv, mientras Colombia y Chile hacen…
(2023-11-01). Ecuadorian historian rejects blockade against Cuba (+Photo). plenglish.com Quito, Nov 1 (Prensa Latina) Ecuadorian historian Juan Paz y Miño denounced the impact and extraterritoriality of the blockade of the United States against Cuba, “an authoritarian policy which (U.S.) imperialism uses to try to impose itself.”
(2023-11-01). La derecha fue protagonista en las elecciones regionales colombianas. globalizacion.ca Las coaliciones políticas de derecha fueron las protagonistas en las elecciones regionales en Colombia, donde la maquinaria política y las campañas con costosas financiaciones impusieron los gobernantes en ciudades y departamentos. La participación fue cercana al 60 por ciento mientras…
(2023-11-01). Cae a 7,7 por ciento desempleo en Brasil. telesurtv.net Los datos publicados por el Instituto Brasileño de Geografía y Estadística (IBGE) mostraron un retroceso del 0,4 por cientos entre el trimestre comprendido entre abril y junio.
(2023-11-01). Reportan más de 2.500 desplazados por inundaciones en Uruguay. telesurtv.net Unas 216 personas fueron evacuadas y 2.285 están autoevacuadas.
(2023-11-01). Fuerzas de ocupación israelíes asesinan a joven en Hebrón, Cisjordania. telesurtv.net La víctima fue identificada como Abdullah Mohammad Meqbel y tenía 16 años.
(2023-11-01). Latinoamérica y las condenas al genocidio. globalizacion.ca
(2023-11-01). Venezuela recibe vuelo inaugural de aerolínea boliviana. telesurtv.net Velásquez Araguayán expresó: “¡Ampliamos nuestros horizontes y nos proyectamos hacia la expansión del sector aéreo venezolano!”.
(2023-11-01). PSOE y ERC logran acuerdo de cara a investidura en España. telesurtv.net Ambas bancadas estimaron “colmadas sus expectativas y satisfechos sus principios políticos” sobre la ley de amnistía.
(2023-11-01). Realizan huelga general en Cisjordania contra asedio israelí. telesurtv.net Líderes palestinos instaron a confrontar las fuerzas sionistas en todos los campos en defensa del pueblo palestino.
(2023-11-01). Siria insta a comunidad internacional a detener genocidio en Gaza. telesurtv.net La nación Siria llama a concretar esfuerzos internacionales para cesar genocidios israelíes en Gaza…
(2023-11-01). ONU reporta 67 de sus trabajadores muertos en Gaza. telesurtv.net “En las últimas 24 horas, tres miembros del personal de la UNRWA han muerto en ataques en curso”, señaló el ente.
(2023-11-01). Serbia convoca a elecciones anticipadas para el 17 de diciembre. telesurtv.net El electorado votará por todos los miembros del parlamento de 250 escaños, así como por la Asamblea de 120 escaños de la provincia autónoma de Vojvodina.
(2023-11-01). Cientos de muertos deja ataque israelí en campo de refugiados de Jabalia. telesurtv.net Las fuerzas sionistas ejecutaron ataques aéreos con seis bombas de fabricación estadounidense contra los edificios.
(2023-11-01). Minuto a minuto de la ofensiva de la resistencia palestina. telesurtv.net El comandante militar de las Brigadas Ezzedin Al-Qassam de la Resistencia Palestina, Mohammed Deif, anunció el inicio de la operación Diluvio de Al-Aqsa.
(2023-11-01). Video: “Justified Vengeance” and The History of Israeli “False Flags”(2001-2023): Palestine Portrayed as “The Aggressor” globalresearch.ca The longer term objective of “Operation Justified Vengeance” (2001) was and remains the destruction of Palestine and the expulsion of Palestinians from their homeland.
(2023-11-01). Biden Is a Genocide Denier and the “Enabler in Chief” for Israel’s Ongoing War Crimes. counterpunch.org For three weeks, President Biden has played a key role in backing Israel’s war crimes while touting himself as a compassionate advocate of restraint. That pretense is lethal nonsense as Israel persists with mass killing of civilians in Gaza. The same crucial standards that fully condemned Hamas’s murders of Israeli civilians on Oct. 7 should
(2023-11-01). The Gaza Manifesto: Why America’s Old Middle East is Crumbling. counterpunch.org History will not forgive those who have remained silent, exhibited or expressed ‘balanced’ positions — or worse, defended Israel’s ongoing genocide in an already besieged, impoverished and overcrowded Gaza. This is not a cliché declaration, a desperate attempt aimed at jolting the world, especially the Western world, to show a degree of morality as Palestinians
(2023-11-01). What Wars Do to the Nations That Fight Them. counterpunch.org Reacting to the terrorist attacks by the Palestinian militant group Hamas that killed more than 1,400 Israelis, Americans have been remarkably focused on whether we should support Israel or the residents of Gaza. In either case, we act as if Israel’s only possible decision was whether or not to launch a war against Gaza. In the country that waged
(2023-11-01). Endangered and Dangerous Israel, Endangering Jews. counterpunch.org In this century, military attacks upon Gaza, populated mostly by refugees from the Jewish state, became simply “mowing the lawn.” It is becoming horribly clear that a new strategy is being contemplated — destruction of Gaza as a place 2-plus millions can live, with the intention that they leave.
(2023-11-01). Dead Man Walking: a Message From Gaza. counterpunch.org This is the name of a movie from the 90s that starred two actors I like, Susan Sarandon and Sean Penn. The term is used by prison staff, guards, and wardens to describe inmates on death row. Shouts of ‘dead man walking!’ echo through the prison as a cruel reminder to the inmates that their
(2023-11-01). VA Firings Reversed: So Trump Makes Union Grievance Settlement a 2024 Campaign Issue. counterpunch.org It’s rare that a union grievance settlement becomes a U.S. presidential campaign issue. But, thanks to the American Federation of Government Employee’s successful defense of workers unfairly dismissed by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Donald Trump is now running for the White House on a platform that includes firing “every corrupt VA bureaucrat who Joe Biden
(2023-11-01). Zionist Keir Starmer At Odds With His Own Party. counterpunch.org “I support Zionism without qualification”. — Keir Starmer, statement to Jewish News, February 2020 “Israel must always have the right to defend her people”. — Keir Starmer, October 2023 To use a Britishism, the Labour party leader Keir Starmer has got his knickers in a twist over the Israel-Hamas conflict. At the end of the
(2023-11-01). Zionist Keir Starmer at Odds With His Own Party. counterpunch.org This “softly softly” approach towards Israel has split Labour down the middle. Around 20 town and city councilors have left the party in protest at Starmer’s failure to call for a formal ceasefire. In Oxford, Labour lost control of the city council when 9 of its councilors resigned from the party. Three senior Labour figures—Sadiq Khan (London mayor), Andy Burnham (Manchester mayor), and Anas Sarwar (Scottish Labour leader)– called for a ceasefire.
(2023-11-01). Is There Such a Thing as a “Just War”? counterpunch.org There is no excuse for war, but there are plenty of apologists. For millennia those who hold power have aspired to greater power. We humans are predators and aggression has been part of human history. Military “virtues” are hailed and patriotism is frequently defined in connection with war. In history class, we are taught to honor the memory of war heroes. Glory is somehow associated more with war than with great achievements in medicine, music or literature
(2023-11-01). How Black Families are Being Squeezed Out of Homeownership by Corporate Investors. counterpunch.org In the years since the Great Recession, when housing prices dramatically fell, Wall Street investors have been buying large numbers of single-family homes to use as rentals. As of 2022, big investment firms owned nearly 600,000 such properties nationwide. Critics say this practice drives up home prices and worsens the housing shortage, making it harder
(2023-11-01). Letter from London: Institutes of Destitution. counterpunch.org ‘In the country, the rain would have developed a thousand fresh scents, and every drop would have had its bright association with some beautiful form of growth or life. In the city, it developed only foul stale smells, and was a sickly, lukewarm, dirt-stained, wretched addition to the gutters,’ wrote Charles Dickens in ‘Little Dorrit’.
(2023-11-01). Mass Shootings and the Hundredth Monkey. counterpunch.org Another American first. We’re closing in on 600 mass shootings in 2023 and—good news, people—there’s still two months left in the year. Can we get to 650? 700? USA! USA! USA! Banks. Bars. Beauty Salons. Big box stores. Bowling alleys. Concerts. Colleges and universities. Convenience stores. Dance studios. Gas station. Grocery stores. Hallowe’en parties. Houses
(2023-11-01). Any Antidote to Climate Anxiety Involves Organizing. counterpunch.org I watch the bright orange glow of the approaching fires from our southern window. The “get ready to evacuate” line is moving ever closer, stalling out only a mile away. My partner, eight-year-old child and I roll up towels, placing them at the base of our front door to prevent toxic wildfire smoke further seeping
(2023-11-01). Biden Is a Genocide Denier and the “Enabler in Chief” for Israel’s Ongoing War Crimes. indybay.org Genocide Denier in the White House…
(2023-11-01). Palestinians in occupied West Bank face closures, harassment and attacks. indybay.org Entrances to Palestinian villages, towns and cities are blocked, severely restricting commercial and civilian movement.
(2023-11-01). Israeli Soldiers Shoot Ten Palestinians In Nablus. indybay.org On the night of October 28, Israeli soldiers shot ten Palestinians, one seriously, after many army vehicles invaded the Askar refugee camp, east of Nablus, in the occupied West Bank’s northern part.
(2023-11-01). Monday 10/30: Teach-In: No to Genocide, No to War, Ceasefire Now! Call for Palestine. indybay.org Zoom (Registration link is below)…
(2023-11-01). Endangered and Dangerous Israel, Endangering Jews. indybay.org Today’s siege of Gaza is the latest iteration of a more than century-long effort to instill a controlling fear of, and “respect” for, Jews in the non-Jewish inhabitants of Palestine.
(2023-11-01). Wednesday 11/1: Power Half Hour for Gaza. indybay.org Zoom (Registration link is below)…
(2023-11-01). Gaza Solidarity Halloween Trick or Treat flyer distro. indybay.org An urgent call to distribute flyers supporting Gaza tonight, alongside the usual Hallowe’en candy. | #GazaSolidarityHalloween…
(2023-11-01). Genocidio: La ética está muerta… indybay.org Palestina | Genocidio: La ética está muerta…
(2023-11-01). Wednesday 11/1: Abolition Means No More War: Free Palestine Now! indybay.org RSVP to get the link to join: bit.ly/Free-Palestine-23…
(2023-11-01). Sunday 11/5: Sacramento Anarchist Bookfair. indybay.org Cafe Colonial, 3520 Stockton Blvd, Sacramento, CA…
(2023-11-01). anarchist halloween bingo card. indybay.org choose your own adventure…
(2023-11-01). Friday 11/3: Meta, Stop Censoring Palestine. indybay.org
(2023-11-01). Wednesday 11/1: Visioning Beyond the Parameters of Realism. indybay.org
(2023-11-01). The Israel-Palestine Conflict as an Echo of the Holocaust. indybay.org Are the US and the “West” using the Israel-Palestine conflict for their own purposes? | This article by Bruce Neuberger entitled “Israel’s Kristalnacht” appeared October 25, 2023 in Counterpunch…
(2023-11-01). Friday 11/3: Tell dance performance. indybay.org Dance Mission Theater | 3316 24th Street | San Francisco, CA 94110…
(2023-11-01). Deglaziers, Boosters & Vandal union Local 1312 now hiring at all Walgreens locations. indybay.org Direct action against financial district Walgreens claimed by Deglaziers, Boosters & Vandals Union Local 1312. Images show progress in moving out financial district Walgreens. Come join the fun we are hiring!
(2023-11-01). The Military Is Conducting Surveillance of Marijuana Dispensaries. indybay.org The military at Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM), WA is conducting surveillance of marijuana dispensaries, claiming that marijuana users violate Federal law and pose a threat to the military base.
(2023-11-01). Saturday 11/4: Sacramento Stands with Palestine! indybay.org Arden Fair Mall…
(2023-11-01). Saturday 11/11: Armistice Day: WWI, the War to End All Wars and The Forgotten Promise, with Jack Erickson. indybay.org Monterey Peace and Justice Center, 1364 Fremont Blvd., Seaside, CA 939355…
(2023-11-01). California Slavery of Pan Africans and the 1852 California Fugitive Slave Act. indybay.org In 1852, California legislators passed a harsh fugitive slave law that condemned early California Pioneers of Pan African Descent to deportation and back to lifelong slavery. Historian today on the path toward “California Reparations” may examine the legal travails of three accused fugitive slaves to illuminate the social relations of slavery in Gold Rush California era (1840-1875) and the ongoing consequences of the California Fugitive Slave Law here in the Great State of California.
(2023-11-01). Friday 11/3: Action Hour — Ceasefire Now. indybay.org Zoom (Registration link is below)…
(2023-11-01). Saturday 11/4: San Francisco Joins International Day of Solidarity with Palestine! indybay.org Civic Center, San Francisco…
(2023-11-01). Saturday 11/4: The Fight Agains Police Brutality, Past and Present. indybay.org The Starry Plough Pub | 3101 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94705 | also online…
(2023-11-01). Nov 1, 2023. sitrepworld.info The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down — Joan Baez We Are Ruled By Sociopaths And Morons, by Caitlin Johnstone Israelis May Ask Who the Real Hostage-Takers Are: Hamas or Netanyahu Regime? by Finian Cunningham The Israeli-Hamas Conflict Is A Continuation of the 9/11 Plot, by Paul Craig Roberts How to Stop the War(s), by Dennis Kucinich Day 24: New Israeli Massacres in Gaza / Fierce Clashes at Border Regions / Death Toll Rises in West Bank Third open letter: Action is the best antidote to despair, by Mazin Qumsiyeh Israel’s “Righteous Anger” Creates a Fiery Hell — Part II, by yalensis…
(2022-04-03). Building solidarity against Poland’s two-faced refugee policy. roarmag.org Polish border guards and police at the border with Belarus. November 11, 2021. Photo: Irek Dorozanski / DWOT, via Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has forced more than 10 million people to leave their homes in search of safety. The majority of those have sought refuge elsewhere within the country, but approximately 4.2 million people have fled abroad, as of early April, around 2.4 million of whom are currently in Poland. For those that have been received, we see the capacity for support in response t…
(2023-10-30). ‘Child killers not welcome’: Pro-Palestinian mob storms Dagestan airport to catch Israelis. geo.tv Local authorities reported that twenty individuals were injured during the unrest…
(2023-10-20). What About a One State Solution With an Equal Vote for Every Palestinian and Israeli? mintpressnews.com MintPress News founder Mnar Adley shares her personal experience in and about Palestine, along with her historic and journalistic expertise. Scheer offers his closeness in covering the issue, stemming from firsthand reporting on the ground at the end of the Six Day War, and Adley brings it to the modern-day state of affairs, coming back from Palestine merely a month ago.