Daily Archives: July 7, 2022

2022-07-07: News Headlines

Fight Back (2022-07-07). Twin Cities organizers memorialize 53 migrants who died in south Texas, press Senator Smith for immigrant rights action. fightbacknews.org St. Paul, MN – On July 5, organizers from several local immigrant rights organizations held a press conference on Saint Paul's West Side to remember the 53 migrants who tragically died in San Antonio, Texas, suffocated in a truck container. After the press conference, the community members went to Senator Tina Smith's nearby office, where they read the names of the 53 Mexican and Central American migrants and pressed an aide to the senator on the urgency to take action now to end the policies of border militarization and exclusion that make deaths in the borderlands a common occurrence. | After the press conferen…

Zach Farber (2022-07-07). Hundreds in San Diego march for abortion rights on July 4. liberationnews.org A roaring crowd of nearly 400 people marched through Balboa Park on July 4 for free, legal abortion on demand.

JANET (2022-07-07). How the 'Janes' created underground abortion access. iacenter.org By Marie Kelly June 24, 2022 A U.S. Supreme Court decision on Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization is expected to overturn the 1973 SCOTUS Roe v. Wade ruling sometime during late June — and pave the way to re-criminalization of the right to abortion. At this writing 26 states are poised to outlaw abortion and impact the lives of 64 million women — and any person of childbearing age who has a uterus. (guttmacher.org/abortion-rights-supreme-court, U.S. Census Bureau) A banner for the Jane Collective, the Abortion Counseling Service of Chicago Women's Liberation, carried during a protest for abor…

JANET (2022-07-07). Opening the boxes of capitalism's skeletons. iacenter.org By Julia Wright July 5, 2022 "This is the hour of the furnaces; we only see the light" — Che Guevara "Blossoming purple, a forgotten artichoke in a dark cupboard" — haiku by Richard Wright, 1960 Emmett Till and his mother, Mamie Till-Mobley These are strange days during the floundering of what was said to be our unsinkable "democracy," when each dark event seems to be the butterfly effect of a deja vu going back to slavery or to our Civil Rights Movement. Science fiction would appear to be old hat. We, writers, will have to invent something else. This July 3 marks the 40th year of the incarceration of…

WSWS (2022-07-07). Citing Europe's "cohesion" against Russia, Norway's government bans oil workers strike so imperialist powers can continue to wage war. wsws.org Far from being exceptional, Tuesday's events in Norway are increasingly the norm across Europe and North America, as deeply unpopular governments, sitting atop unprecedented levels of social inequality, trample basic democratic and social rights under foot at home and wage war abroad.

____ (2022-07-07). Rare copy of U.S. Constitution to be auctioned at Sotheby's. ecns.cn A Sotheby's New York employee holds Virginia's Official Ratification of the United States Constitution, a defining document of early American government and precursor to the U.S. Bill of Rights, New York, U.S. July 5, 2022. The document will go to auction on July 21, 2022 and is expected to sell for $3-5 millions.

Brenda Norrell (2022-07-07). Genocide in Indian Country: Torture Experiments, Trafficking and Mining. indybay.org Censored News: Exposing the Genocide: Torture Experiments, Trafficking and Mining. Mohawk Mothers continue their case in Quebec Superior Court. Their case exposes the U.S. CIA torture experiments, as Mohawk Mothers demand a search for unmarked graves of their children at McGill University in Montreal.

Dave DeCamp (2022-07-06). Finland Seizes Over 800 Russian Freight Cars Over EU Sanctions. news.antiwar.com Finland has seized nearly a thousand Russian freight cars as a result of EU sanctions, Reuters reported on Tuesday. After the EU sanctioned Russian coal in April, Finland's state-owned rail operator VR moved to reduce railway traffic from Russia. According to a June 6 letter from Russian Railways to the Ministry of Transport, 865 Russian …

Brett Wilkins (2022-07-06). Russian Official Makes Nuclear Threat Over US Support for Ukraine War Crimes Probe. commondreams.org Another official responded to Western sanctions by suggesting that Russia could reclaim Alaska.

Benjamin Norton (2022-07-06). UK foreign minister refuses to admit Saudi Arabia is authoritarian, while condemning China and Russia. multipolarista.com While demonizing China and Russia as "threats" to "democracy," British Foreign Secretary Liz Truss refused to admit that Saudi Arabia is authoritarian, declined to condemn the monarchy's execution of 81 people in one day, and would not acknowledge a single human rights abuse.

Benjamin Norton (2022-07-06). UK refuses to admit Saudi Arabia is authoritarian, while condemning China and Russia. multipolarista.com While demonizing China and Russia as "threats" to "democracy," British Foreign Secretary Liz Truss refused to admit that Saudi Arabia is authoritarian, declined to condemn the monarchy's execution of 81 people in one day, and would not acknowledge a single human rights abuse.

Dave DeCamp (2022-07-06). In Paris, Israel's Lapid Says World 'Must Respond' to Iran's Nuclear Activity. news.antiwar.com Israeli Prime Minister Yair Lapid The Israeli leader accused Iran of violating the 2015 nuclear deal, known as the JCPOA. But Tehran has not been bound by the agreement since the Trump administration withdrew from it in 2018 by reimposing sanctions on Iran. | "The facts are that Iran is violating the agreement and continues to develop its nuclear program," Lapid said at a joint press conference…

Dave DeCamp (2022-07-06). China Accuses US of 'Technological Terrorism' for Chip Restrictions. news.antiwar.com On Wednesday, Beijing The US is reportedly pressing the Netherlands-based ASML Holding NV and the Japan-based Nikon Corporation not to sell the technology to China. If successful, the move would significantly widen US sanctions on China that intend to prevent the country from becomi…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-07-06). Mali's Resistance Continues and Inspires. libya360.wordpress.com Mikhail Gamandiy-Egorov The lifting of economic sanctions by ECOWAS against Mali should certainly not be seen as the victory of a consensus or as a sign of goodwill from the regional organization towards Bamako. The reality is that the resistance of the country's authorities and people has proven to be effective, and is extending its…

_____ (2022-07-06). Supreme Court's 'Miranda' Decision Further Guts Civil Rights Law. popularresistance.org A U.S. Supreme Court decision on Thursday illustrated the extent to which the court has transformed a Reconstruction-era law meant to protect the rights of freed slaves and marginalized Americans into a formidable shield for the most powerful, including police, prosecutors and businesses. | The June 23 decision bars lawsuits against police for using evidence obtained without advising people of their rights — the 'Miranda' warnings the court mandated nearly 60 years ago that have since become the framework through which most Americans understand their rights against police intrusion.

Katie Miernicki (2022-07-06). Pro-abortion majority resists across US. liberationnews.org People of all genders, races and occupations have come together to fight against this egregious, undemocratic attack on abortion rights and gender equality.

Umer Beigh (2022-07-06). Plight of women in Afghanistan worsened due to US sanctions. peoplesdispatch.org Economic sanctions by the US and the dress code restrictions imposed by the Taliban regime have only increased the suffering of women and girls in Afghanistan…

Fight Back (2022-07-06). People's Independence Day: Milwaukee takes to the streets to protest Supreme Court rulings. fightbacknews.org Milwaukee, WI – In the calm before the storms hitting Milwaukee on July 4, over 1000 protested around the following six demands: True separation of church and state; repeal of Wisconsin State Statute 940.04; law enforcement shall not enforce abortion bans; the state of Wisconsin shall require law enforcement officials to read off Miranda Rights to those being detained; the city of Milwaukee and Milwaukee County shall not prosecute abortion cases – dismiss them all; and community control of the police now. | The protest was led by Freedom Road Socialist Organization (FRSO), the Milwaukee Alliance Against Racist an…

Fight Back (2022-07-06). Tallahassee protest defends women's and reproductive rights. fightbacknews.org Tallahassee, FL – On June 24, Florida State Students for a Democratic Society (FSU SDS) issued a call to action in response to the SCOTUS decision overturning Roe v. Wade. "We have been preparing to take action on this decision for weeks. We have to be organized to stand up and fight back," proclaimed a member of SDS. They joined more than 300 protesters at the Florida Historic Capitol to defend women's and reproductive rights. | "This decision revokes a 50-year-long protection of the right to privacy and abortion, but also empower conservatives to continue their attacks," asserted Zeke Greenwood, President of F…

Amarynth (2022-07-06). Russia Sanctions and Asset Grab 2022. thesaker.is Russia Sanctions and ASSET GRAB 2022 The Coming Sanctions-Induced Economic Tsunami? July 6, 2022 by Yves Smith. www.nakedcapitalism.com/2022/07/the-comi… Today I am risking being too glib, but my excuse is aspiring to meet…

Amarynth (2022-07-06). Why don't the African cosmos support the West in its sanctions war against Russia? thesaker.is By José Francisco Lumango for the Saker Blog The answer may not be simple. But the memory of European colonisation in Africa, and its harmful effects, are still visible despite…

____ (2022-07-06). US imposes new sanctions on Iran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jul. 06 (MNA) — The US Department of Treasury announced on Wednesday that it has put names of several individuals, companies and ships in the list of sanctions against Iran.

TeleSUR, ldp, SH (2022-07-06). ONU denuncia la violación de DD.HH. por fuerzas ucranianas. telesurtv.net La titular de la oficina de DD.HH. de la ONU reconoció que las tropas ucranias han cometido violaciones de derechos importantes.

TeleSUR, DRL (2022-07-06). Parlamento ecuatoriano crea Comisión de la Verdad sobre el Paro. telesurtv.net Con la participación de organizaciones de la sociedad civil y de derechos humanos, académicos y gremios profesionales.

Justine Medina (2022-07-06). La ira por el alboroto de la extrema derecha de la Corte Suprema debe impulsarnos a la acción. peoplesworld.org No apele su inocencia mientras está encarcelado, doblemente si es un inmigrante. Los estados están obligados a financiar las escuelas religiosas privadas. La policía no puede ser demandada por no leer sus derechos. Los estados no necesitan brindar atención médica que pueda exonerar a los presos. Ampliación de los derechos de portación de armas sin …

Staff (2022-07-06). 300 inmates missing after attack on Nigeria prison break. en.mehrnews.com About 300 inmates have been declared missing by the Nigeria government after an attack on Kuje Custodial Centre on Tuesday despite an early warning.

Staff (2022-07-06). 5 dangerous ISIL forces detained in Iraq. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jul. 06 (MNA) — Iraqi military spokesman announced that 5 dangerous ISIL terrorists, including an ISIL leader, were arrested in several provinces of the country.

Brett Wilkins (2022-07-06). Biden Denounced for Imposing New Sanctions as Iran Nuclear Talks Falter. commondreams.org One Middle East expert accused the U.S. administration of "continuing and embracing Trump's max pressure policy, while expecting a different result."

Reproductive Rights Watch (2022-07-06). Fast Action on Hearing Supreme Court Decision in San Jose. indybay.org On the day of the bad news, that Roe had been overturned, the South Bay was sad. Same day action found many in City Hall Plaza.

Bill Knight (2022-07-06). Illinois AFL-CIO launches Workers Rights Amendment drive. peoplesworld.org PEORIA, Ill. (PAI)—Saying Illinois workers need a constitutional guarantee of their right to organize and bargain—and reminding workers of the war former right-wing Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner waged against them—leaders of the Illinois AFL-CIO and legislative allies began their drive for voters to pass a proposed pro-collective bargaining constitutional amendment this November. If approved, the …

WSWS (2022-07-06). Multiple anti-police violence protesters imprisoned more than 36 hours after Akron, Ohio police riot. wsws.org One local resident whose child remain imprisoned reported that multiple Summit County judges refused to show up for work Wednesday morning,delaying scheduled arraignments.

____ (2022-07-06). Li: Strengthen protection of intellectual property rights. ecns.cn Staff promote intellectual property rights at a sock market in the city of Zhuji, East China's Zhejiang province, on April 26, 2021.In this way, greater contributions will be made in boosting entrepreneurship and innovation, promoting the sustained healthy development of the economy and improving people's well-being, he said.

Albert Bender (2022-07-06). Rogue Supreme Court's latest Indian law decision a huge step back in time. peoplesworld.org As the retrograde Supreme Court has taken steps back in time on abortion rights, blurring the time-enshrined separation between church and state, limiting the authority of the EPA to control carbon emissions, lowering restrictions on the carrying of firearms, and restricting Miranda rights, it has now also struck a reactionary blow against the tribal sovereignty of …

Project Censored (2022-07-05). Julian Assange Case and Press Freedoms; Politics of Abortion Rights and the Democratic Party; Cable News Fail. projectcensored.org This week's program begins with an update from Kevin Gosztola on the Julian Assange legal case in the UK, including the recent ruling by the Home Secretary authorizing Assange's extradition…

Bennett Nowotny (2022-07-05). Kansans: Vote 'NO' on August 2 to defend hard-fought abortion rights! liberationnews.org Currently, people in nearby states look to Kansas for their reproductive healthcare needs, as Oklahoma and Missouri have already outlawed abortion since the overturning of Roe v. Wade.

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