Daily Archives: January 7, 2023

2023-01-07: News Headlines

Cynthia Papermaster (2023-01-07). Wednesday 1/11: Close Guantanamo/ Prosecute Yoo for Torture. indybay.org U.C. Berkeley Law School, Bancroft Way @ College Ave., Berkeley…

Anna Greenwood, Alex Mold, Heather Wardle (2023-01-07). [Perspectives] Unhealthy histories: sports and addictive sponsorship. thelancet.com Professional sport has been criticised for its role as a vehicle to market addictive products or services. Despite the harmful health effects on society, football audiences are inured to seeing sponsors of such products not only on pitch-side hoardings and shirts, but also embedded in television rights, competition names, prematch build-up, corporate hospitality, and social media. Tobacco's successful movement into sports sponsorship established the template on which other addictive sponsors, notably the alcohol and gambling industries, built their strategies.

G. Dunkel (2023-01-07). Threat of more U.N. sanctions on Haiti. workers.org While the huge social, economic and political problems of Haiti have slipped out of the news, if anything they have intensified over the past few months. Credit: HaàØti-Liberté According to Helen La Lime, Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Haiti and Head of BINUH (U.N. Integrated Office in . . . |

Electronic Frontier Foundation (2023-01-07). Red State Plans to Investigate Abortion Seekers and Trans Youth Require Sanctuary States to Lock Down Data. juancole.com By Adam Schwartz | &#1 ; ( Electronic Frontier Foundation ) &#1 ; In the wake of this year's Supreme Court decision in Dobbs overruling Roe v. Wade, sheriffs and bounty hunters in anti-abortion states will try to investigate and punish abortion seekers based on their internet browsing, private messaging, and phone app location data. We can …

Stephen Zunes (2023-01-06). Democrats' New House Leader Has Record of Defending Human Rights Violations. truthout.org Soon after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced she was stepping down as Democratic leader in the House of Representatives, Democrats chose Rep. Hakeem Jeffries as their new leader. In contrast to the mayhem on the Republican side of the aisle, Jeffries was unopposed and has been widely praised by observers on Capitol Hill. Unfortunately, in choosing Jeffries, the Democratic Party has sent a clear… |

teleSUR, jaa, YSM (2023-01-06). Gobierno argentino extiende programa social para 9.000 menores. telesurtv.net Durante su intervención, el jefe de Estado anunció también la inauguración de las obras del Espacio de Promoción de Derechos de funge en el Instituto Saturnino Unzué.

teleSUR- hvh, DRL (2023-01-06). Ferroviarios británicos retoman paro en defensa de sus derechos. telesurtv.net Los trabajadores defienden su derecho a la huelga ante una normativa propuesta por el Gobierno contra los paros.

People's Dispatch (2023-01-06). Bolivia: Far-right leader detained ahead of coup trial. greenleft.org.au A Bolivian court sentenced far-right Bolivian leader Luis Fernando Camacho to four months of preventive detention in the Chonchocoro Prison while investigation is underway in the 'Coup d'état I' case, reports People's Dispatch.

teleSUR (2023-01-06). Bolivian Judge Rejects Freedom Action for Governor Santa Cruz. telesurenglish.net On Thursday, La Paz First Anti-Corruption Sentencing Court rejected the release action filed by Santa Cruz Governor Luis Fernando Camacho, who remains in pretrial detention at the Chonchocoro maximum security prison. | RELATED: | While the hearing was held virtually, the outskirts of the prison remained surrounded by social organizations which held a vigil to demand "30 years in prison" for the far-right politi…

Jessica Corbett (2023-01-06). South Carolina Supreme Court Permanently Blocks State's Abortion Ban. truthout.org Reproductive rights supporters in South Carolina and across the country celebrated Thursday once the state Supreme Court permanently struck down a law banning abortion after around six weeks, or before many people even know they are pregnant. Senate Bill 1 had been blocked in the federal court system — until June, when the U.S. Supreme Court's Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization decision… |

Staff (2023-01-06). 28 January: Public Launch of the International Peoples' Tribunal on U.S. Imperialism: Sanctions, Blockades and Economic Coercive Measures. samidoun.net Samidoun Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network is excited to be a co-sponsor of this important project. After two years of dedicated organizing, we are excited to officially announce the launch of the International People's Tribunal on U.S. Imperialism: Sanctions, Blockades, and Economic Coercive Measures. This project is a first ever international effort to build systems of accountability—rooted …

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