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textAfrica has defied the covid-19 nightmare scenarios. We shouldn’t be surprised. by Karen Attiah
Published Sept. 22, 2020- in The Washington Post...
Posted: Sat Sep 26, 2020 7:18AM
textG7 Finance Ministers Support Debt Relief for Poor Countries Combating COVID-19 Crisis by Zach Conti
The G7 supports a process for debt cancellation for vulnerable countries, they announced this morning after Treasury convened a special Finance Ministers meeting. In a G7 statement, the ministers also encouraged an extension of the G20 Debt Service Suspension Initiative (DSSI) into next year for the world’s 73 poorest countries....
Posted: Fri Sep 25, 2020 1:26PM
textExpropriate, Capture & Marginalize: the Energix business model from Palestine to the US by IRmep
Energix expropriated 24 acres from a Palestinian community in the Israeli-occupied West Bank to boost its bottom line. When residents in the Israeli-occupied Golan questioned Energix electricity exports from massive wind turbines built on occupied land, Energix sued them in Israeli court. Now Energix has brought its business practices to America. But can Energix get away with expropriating $26,000 from each home within 100 feet of its utility scale energy generators in Virginia? Will county ...
Posted: Fri Sep 25, 2020 10:03AM
textThe Shortwave Report 09/25/20 Listen Globally! by Dan Roberts
A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- Highest quality broadcast, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. Radio Deutsche-Welle, Radio Havana Cuba, and NHK Japan....
Posted: Thu Sep 24, 2020 7:18PM
textNeo-conservative ghoul Stephen Schwartz -- now running for SF Board of Supervisors by Andy Pannekoek
A former paid cheerleader for Reagan and Bush's campaign of mass murder in Central America is now running for the SF Board of Supervisors in District 3. https://nextdoor.com/events/3694164/...
Posted: Thu Sep 24, 2020 6:15PM
textDeveloping Countries Lose Trillions from Crime and Tax Abuse, Says UN Panel by Zach Conti
A high-level United Nations panel report says global policies are needed to prevent trillions of dollars escaping developing countries through tax abuse and corruption....
Posted: Thu Sep 24, 2020 11:41AM
textWe’ve Got Our Own Reasons to Elect Biden -- and He Isn’t One of Them by Norman Solomon
We can do this on our own terms...
Posted: Thu Sep 24, 2020 8:42AM
textFive Theses on the Political-Theological Foundation of Church Asylum by Benedikt Kern
Human rights did not just fall from the sky, but had to and must be fought for by those who are not granted them...This includes the unwritten human right to global freedom of movement. Solidarity is directed primarily at those who are enslaved and/or who, in the struggle for liberation, are working to overcome unjust social conditions....
Posted: Thu Sep 24, 2020 4:53AM
textRacist Gentrifier Victoria Fierce Running for AC Transit At-Large Director by Author
Victoria Fierce, known for gentrification advocacy and for making racist policy statements, is running as a candidate for AC Transit At-Large Director...
Posted: Wed Sep 23, 2020 1:51PM
textOpen Letter: Dump Trump, Then Battle Biden by 55 Progressive Activists and Writers
Priority is dumping Trump...
Posted: Wed Sep 23, 2020 10:16AM
textReunión Mundial de Cineastas y Narradores Indígenas by reenvia Red Latina sin fronteras
Convocatoria: Reunión Mundial de Cineastas Indígenas y Narradores de Historias...
Posted: Wed Sep 23, 2020 4:47AM
textTax haven USA wants to dry up other tax havens by A.Widmann, D.Bocking and K.Schoeneberg
The American government can certainly be accused of double standards in this matter: While the United States refuses to take action against its own tax havens, it wants to get at other tax havens..Two US states Delaware & Nevada lure with lax laws for companies. Constructions such as mailbox companies, which conceal the true owners of companies, are flourishing....
Posted: Tue Sep 22, 2020 10:09AM
textMore Punches at the Poor on Today's Council Agenda by Robert Norse
A recent letter I sent to Mayor Justin Cummings remains largely unanswered. I include some selections as well as a few additional comments bearing on today's agenda at the "public" meeting--largely a rubberstamp of the City Manager's latest decrees and the unelected city staff's priorities....
Posted: Tue Sep 22, 2020 8:42AM
textU-C IMC is celebrating 20th Anniversary by Stewart Dickson
U-C IMC is celebrating 20th Anniversary WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2020 AT 6 PM CDT – 7:30 PM CDT...
Posted: Sun Sep 20, 2020 5:48PM
textSecurity State 4.0 by Joachim Hirsch
The future of humanity and the earth require a break from the rule of capital and the security state.... The political public is now at least beginning to discuss again how to deal with the constitution and fundamental rights. It remains to be seen what will become of them....
Posted: Sun Sep 20, 2020 10:05AM
text555 California, SF is a tRump property by Repost
555 California, SF is a tRump property....
Posted: Sun Sep 20, 2020 8:32AM
textWeighing the Pros and Cons of The Proposed New Pacifica Bylaws  by Akio Tanaka
The aim of the proposed New Day Pacifica Bylaws is to simplify, democratize, and stabilize the governance structure of Pacifica to keep it from evaporating in April 2021, when its $3.2 million balloon payment becomes due....
Posted: Sat Sep 19, 2020 9:39PM
textTransplant to the Left Coast by Stewart Dickson
I hosted TechKnowLedge every Thursday morning from 8 to 9 on WRFU-LP 104.5 Urbana-Champaign, Illinois from mid-2010 to the end of 2018. I transplanted myself from East-Central Illinois to the Mendocino Coast in January, 2019. Thinking of spinning-up TechKnowledge again on KNYO-LP 10.7, Fort Bragg....
Posted: Sat Sep 19, 2020 11:12AM
textWhy Did Death Rates Go Down When Doctors Struck by SNS
In examination of doctors' strikes in several areas, it was found that the death rate went down. Why has the death rate gone down in at least 5 sites in which physician strikes took place?...
Posted: Sat Sep 19, 2020 5:09AM
textSupreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg 1933-2020 by The Struggle Continues
By now, we have seen the TV tributes and read the many thoughts on the Internet regarding Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg who died today at age 87. My favorite is from the ACLU at https://www.aclu.org/news/civil-liberties/in-memory-of-justice-ruth-bader-ginsburg-1933-2020/?initms_aff=nat&initms_chan=soc&utm_medium=soc&initms=200919_rbg_obit_tw&utm_source=tw&utm_campaign=rbg&utm_content=200919_obit&ms_aff=nat&ms_chan=soc&ms=200919_rbg_obit_tw...
Posted: Fri Sep 18, 2020 8:38PM