2020-02-14: Social Media Postees

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Solidarity with the Wet'suwet'en Against the Colonial Policies of the Canadian State
The Bullet | globalresearch.ca | 2020-02-14
The RCMP raids over the last days on the orders of the Canadian government on Wet'suwet'en protestors blocking the construction of a $6.6-billion pipeline, by Coastal GasLink for a liquefied natural gas project in Northern British Columbia, has set off | …
globalresearch.ca/solidarity-wetsuweten-against-colonial-policies-canadian-state/5703645

Growth of fascistic attacks on refugees in Greece
wsws.org | 2020-02-14
A thousand threads tie the fascistic thugs on the streets hunting down refugees to the ruling Greek capitalist party, New Democracy.
www.wsws.org/en/articles/2020/02/14/gree-f14.html

'Naked Revolution: A Socialist Realist Opera' is a Dadaistic immigrant dream farce
Eric A. Gordon | peoplesworld.org | 2020-02-14
The release of Naked Revolution: A Socialist Realist Opera on a CD was the product of several years' worth of effort. This almost hour-long work composed by Dave Soldier to a libretto by Maita di Niscemi is billed as "a socialist realist opera drawn from immigrant dreams." It was originally composed and produced in 1997 …
peoplesworld.org/article/naked-revolution-a-socialist-realist-opera-is-a-dadaistic-immigrant-dream-farce/

UK government spearheads anti-migrant crackdown with deportation of Jamaican nationals
wsws.org | 2020-02-14
Under Britain's deeply reactionary UK Borders Act 2007, any offence can serve as a pretext for deportation.
www.wsws.org/en/articles/2020/02/14/depo-f14.html

Homes of suspected far-right extremists raided in Germany
yenisafak.com | 2020-02-14
German police raided the homes of suspected far-right extremists in six provinces, federal prosecutors said on Friday.The raids were held in Baden-Wurttemberg, Bavaria, Lower Saxony, North-Rheine Westphalia, Rheinland-Palatinate and Saxony Anhalt to arrest 13 people.According to a written statement by the federal prosecutor's office, an investigation was carried out into five people who were suspected for establishing a far-right terror group, and eight others, supporting it.No arrests were made so far, it noted.As part of the investigation, the five suspects were found to have established a terror group in Septe…
yenisafak.com/en/world/homes-of-suspected-far-right-extremists-raided-in-germany-3512050

Bollywood triggers debate surrounding Kashmiri Hindus
yenisafak.com | 2020-02-14
A Kashmiri Hindu woman broke down at the premiere of the movie Shikara, a romantic period drama loosely based on the migration of the community from Indian-administered Kashmir at the onset of an armed insurgency.In a video which went viral on social media, the visibly distressed woman was seen screaming at filmmaker Vidhu Vinod Chopra present at the theater in New Delhi claiming that he had commercialized the tragedy."As a Kashmiri Pandit, I disown your movie," she said, as members of the audience tried to console her.The visually stunning movie shot largely in scenic Kashmir received a lukewarm response in the…
yenisafak.com/en/world/bollywood-triggers-debate-surrounding-kashmiri-hindus-3512046

'Suck it up, buttercup': Brexiteer provokes EU Remainer backlash after moaning about passport queue at Dutch airport
rt.com | 2020-02-14
A disgruntled Brexit voter has triggered EU Remainers on social media after complaining that he had to wait in a passports queue for nearly an hour at a Dutch airport, claiming: "This isn't the Brexit I voted for." | Colin Browning, who describes himself as one of the 17.4 million people who voted for Brexit, expressed his fury in a tweet on Thursday, together with a picture at Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport, while waiting to have his passport checked. | Browning tweeted: "Absolutely disgusting service at Schiphol airport. 55 minutes we have been stood in the immigration queue. This isn't the Brexit I voted for.
rt.com/uk/480851-brexiteer-immigration-queue-airport/

The Epidemic of Hunger Strikes in Immigrant Detention Centers
John Washington | thenation.com | 2020-02-13
The Epidemic of Hunger Strikes in Immigrant Detention Centers…
thenation.com/article/society/immigrant-detention-hunger-strike/

Justice Department sues New Jersey and Washington state county over "sanctuary" policies
wsws.org | 2020-02-13
The lawsuits are a new stage in President Trump's campaign of anti-immigrant bigotry. In their public responses to the lawsuits, Democratic officials from New Jersey and Washington state revealed their own willingness to trade away immigrants' rights.
www.wsws.org/en/articles/2020/02/13/sanc-f13.html

Bill Barr Wants Sheriffs to Join His Attacks on State and Local Governments
Brian Tashman | aclu.org | 2020-02-13
Attorney General Bill Barr, speaking at the National Sheriffs' Association conference in Washington, D.C., | encouraged sheriffs to join the Trump administration as | it launches a "significant escalation" in the federal government's | efforts to retaliate against cities and states with policies designed to | protect immigrant communities. | For | Barr's Department of Justice, that escalation includes new lawsuits against | states and municipalities with immigrant-protective policies. He also promised | to "meticulously…
aclu.org/news/immigrants-rights/the-attorney-general-wants-sheriffs-to-join-his-attacks-on-state-and-local-governments

The Wet'suwet'en Fight Against New Pipeline Spreads Across Canada with Blockades & Occupations
Staff | democracynow.org | 2020-02-13
A major anti-pipeline struggle continues in Canada, where protests have broken out across the country in solidarity with Wet'suwet'en land defenders whose sovereign land in northern British Columbia was raided last week and over the weekend by Canadian police. Dozens were arrested in the days-long raid of unceded indigenous territories, where hereditary chiefs have been in a protracted battle to protect their land from the construction of TransCanada's 400-mile, $4.7 billion Coastal GasLink pipeline. The raids took place about 700 miles north of Vancouver and sparked outrage across the country. In Ontario, a Moha…
www.democracynow.org/2020/2/13/wet_suwet_en_territory_pipeline_opposition

The Wet'suwet'en Fight Against New Pipeline Spreads Across Canada with Blockades & Occupations
Staff | democracynow.org | 2020-02-13
A major anti-pipeline struggle continues in Canada, where protests have broken out across the country in solidarity with Wet'suwet'en land defenders whose sovereign land in northern British Columbia was raided last week and over the weekend by Canadian police. Dozens were arrested in the days-long raid of unceded indigenous territories, where hereditary chiefs have been in a protracted battle to protect their land from the construction of TransCanada's 400-mile, $4.7 billion Coastal GasLink pipeline. The raids took place about 700 miles north of Vancouver and sparked outrage across the country. In Ontario, a Moha…
www.democracynow.org/2020/2/13/wet_suwet_en_territory_pipeline_opposition

The Trump Administration Wants Health Insurance Companies to Drop Abortion Coverage from Your Insurance Plan
Meagan Burrows | aclu.org | 2020-02-11
From denying | access to abortion | for unaccompanied immigrant minors, to gutting | the Title X | family planning program, to trying to roll | back the Affordable Care Act's requirement that employers and universities cover | contr…
aclu.org/news/reproductive-freedom/the-trump-administration-wants-health-insurance-companies-to-drop-abortion-coverage-from-your-insurance-plan

Desperate asylum seekers 'starving for justice' in immigrant prison hunger strikes across Louisiana
splcenter.org | 2020-02-11
Guards shackled Sai Mahad to a chair, placed a mask over his mouth and snaked a long tube through one of his nostrils.
splcenter.org/news/2020/02/12/desperate-asylum-seekers-starving-justice-immigrant-prison-hunger-strikes-across-louisiana

"Our Very Existence Is the Resistance": An Hour w/ AOC, Ayanna Pressley, Rashida Tlaib & Ilhan Omar
Staff | democracynow.org | 2020-02-10
On Friday, Democracy Now! co-host Nermeen Shaikh sat down for a rare joint interview with the Squad, the group of four freshmen Democratic congresswomen who have taken Capitol Hill by storm: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York, Ayanna Pressley of Massachusetts, Rashida Tlaib of Michigan and Ilhan Omar of Minnesota. Omar and Tlaib are the first Muslim women elected to Congress. Omar is a former refugee from Somalia, and Tlaib is the first female Palestinian-American member of Congress. Ayanna Pressley is the first African-American woman elected to Congress from Massachusetts. Ocasio-Cortez was just 29 years old w…
www.democracynow.org/2020/2/10/democracy_now_the_squad_sotu

Blaming overpopulation lets climate criminals off the hook
Fred_F | greenleft.org.au | 2020-02-07
Climate refugee rights Chloe DSIssue 1252 AustraliaFebruary 7, 2020The burden of responsibility for the climate crisis is often placed on poorer nations. But the reality is that the main culprits continue to be the rich and powerful 1%. | Within the climate movement, some sec…
greenleft.org.au/content/blaming-overpopulation-lets-climate-criminals-hook

Workers Organization Shares Staff, Cash With Anti-Immigrant Groups
Hatewatch Staff | splcenter.org | 2020-01-31
U.S. Tech Workers, a project of the anti-immigrant group Progressives for Immigration Reform (PFIR), has ties to an anti-immigrant hate network and unprecedented access to the Trump administration.
splcenter.org/hatewatch/2020/01/31/workers-organization-shares-staff-cash-anti-immigrant-groups

Trump's 'Remain in Mexico' policy marks one year, leaving tens of thousands of migrants stranded in Mexican border towns
splcenter.org | 2020-01-29
splcenter.org/news/2020/01/29/trumps-remain-mexico-policy-marks-one-year-leaving-tens-thousands-migrants-stranded-mexican

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