2019-10-13: News Headlines

RT (2019-10-13). Crocodile tears? Hillary Clinton tweets that 'sickening horror' in Syria is 'one man's fault' and gets reminded of her deeds. rt.com Hillary Clinton has retweeted a post by an NBC correspondent about 'atrocities' unleashed by Turkey's incursion in Syria, hinting that it's all President Donald Trump's fault. Twitter sent her down Memory Lane. | "This sickening horror is one man's fault," she tweeted on Saturday night, commenting on a tweet by NBC's Richard Engel, who said US military officials are concerned that the Turkish offensive "opens the door to BOTH ethnic cleansing of Kurds and return of ISIS/Al-Qaeda." | This sickening horror is one man's fault. t.co/iMe5cCPkDm— Hillary Clinton (@…

Staff (2019-10-13). Warren Campaign Beats Facebook's Shady Ad Policies at Their Own Game. truthdig.com Presidential hopeful Sen. Elizabeth Warren this week targeted Facebook's advertising policy—which allows politicians to circulate lies—with an ad of her own, which falsely claims that the company's CEO Mark Zuckerberg endorsed President Donald Trump for re-election. | The Massachusetts Democrat, who is now the frontrunner in her party's 2020 presidential primary, took to Twitter Saturday to share her campaign's Facebook ad that aims to draw attention to the so…

RT (2019-10-13). Florida police respond to mall 'shooting' in Boca Raton. rt.com Police and federal agencies have responded to a supposed active shooter at a shopping mall in Boca Raton, Florida. Local media reports one person shot, though cops say no shooter was found. | Boca Raton Police responded to the "active incident" at around 3pm on Sunday and urged anyone still inside the mall to remain sheltered in place. Footage shared on social media showed shoppers hurrying away from the scene as SWAT teams approached the building. | All persons in Town Center Mall shelter in place while @bocapolice and SWAT teams conduct search…

RT (2019-10-13). 'Dozens' of soon-to-be-released videos document political bias at 'the highest levels of CNN', Project Veritas claims. rt.com Secret recordings of senior staff at CNN reveal a clear political agenda at the network, Project Veritas has declared. The soon-to-be-released tapes have inspired a trending hashtag, #ExposeCNN, on Twitter. | In the coming days, Project Veritas, a conservative watchdog group, plans to release "dozens of recordings made of officials at the highest levels of CNN, revealing a political agenda, bias and misconduct hidden from public view," said James O'Keefe, the group's founder. | In a country governed by public opinion, and where public opinion is largely governed by the press, isn't it critical to understand wh…

Timothy Alexander Guzman (2019-10-13). Just Rumors or Is Hillary Clinton Seriously Considering Another Run for U.S. President in 2020? globalresearch.ca "Don't tempt me. Do your job" Hillary Clinton responded in a tweet to Trump when he said that "I think that Crooked Hillary Clinton should enter the race to try and steal it away from Uber Left Elizabeth Warren." In …

Ed Sykes (2019-10-13). Labour has the perfect response to Jo Swinson's terrible take on Jeremy Corbyn. thecanary.co Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson has adopted an extreme opposition to Jeremy Corbyn's Labour Party since assuming her role earlier this year. And on 13 October, she kept up her sectarian stance by again suggesting that there's no way she'd ever work with Corbyn. Labour's response to this, meanwhile, was pure gold. | Sky's Sophy Ridge asked Swinson: Are there any circumstances that you would back a Jeremy Corbyn government? | Swinson answered: No. | pic.twitter.com/zw4H15cbjY | — Ben (@BenJolly9) CGTN (2019-10-13). Did Hong Kong Police Use Excessive Force? dissidentvoice.org Accusations of #HongKong #police using excessive #force are without end. This video puts the issues into perspective.

James Wright (2019-10-13). The home secretary's mask slip was so obvious that even Andrew Marr couldn't let it slide. thecanary.co Home secretary Priti Patel's mask slipped on the 13 October edition of the Andrew Marr Show. Patel couldn't seem to stop smirking at the risks of a Tory-managed Brexit to the majority of UK people. Even Marr, who's notoriously soft on Conservatives, couldn't let it slide. | Seriously?: | People on Twitter noted the exchange: | Priti Patel smirking while Marr reads out horrific Brexit predictions is another low. To the point where Marr states: "I can't see why…

Ed Sykes (2019-10-13). Remember the media outrage when Turkey was found guilty of war crimes? No, neither do we. thecanary.co NATO member Turkey invaded northern Syria on 9 October, attacking largely-Kurdish fighters who led the way in defeating Daesh (Isis/Isil). There are now allegations that "Turkish-backed terrorist groups are committing war crimes" in the region. And that wouldn't come as a surprise. Because although there was little…

Afroze Fatima Zaidi (2019-10-13). PM is a no-show and Downing Street Black History Month event fools no one. thecanary.co On 10 October 2019, Downing Street hosted a reception for Black History Month. While the mainstream media hasn't reported on the news, the Twitter account for 10 Downing Street shared photos of the event. | However, given the racist track record of both PM Boris Johnson and chancellor Sajid Javid, no one was too impressed: | Because we know…

RT (2019-10-12). Dramatic VIDEO shows LA firefighters battling Saddleridge fire. rt.com A fast-moving brushfire has swept through LA's San Fernando Valley, traveling some 7,500 acres and threatening thousands of homes in the area. Remarkable footage shows firefighters keeping the blaze at bay. | Starting late on Thursday evening, the conflagration has already consumed an estimated 31 structures in Los Angeles, where over 100,000 residents have fled their homes, some in response to mandatory evacuation orders. The blaze is 13 percent contained, according to the LA Fire Department. | #SaddleridgeFire Los Angeles…

RT (2019-10-12). 'They've come for SpongeBob': Twitter weirded out by professor calling beloved cartoon character 'RACIST COLONIZER'. rt.com Who lives in a klavern under the sea? SpongeBob SquarePants, apparently. Beloved by children and stoners the world over, the wacky adventures of the animated sea sponge actually mask a "violent," "racist" message, one prof claims. | "SpongeBob Squarepants and his friends play a role in normalizing the settler colonial takings of indigenous lands while erasing the ancestral Bikinian people from their nonfictional homeland," University of Washington anthropology professor Holly M. Barker wrote in her paper called 'Unsettling SpongeBob and the Legacies of Viol…

Jessica Corbett, staff writer (2019-10-12). Warren Challenges Facebook's Political Advertising Policy—With Ad That Falsely Claims CEO Zuckerberg Endorsed Trump. commondreams.org Presidential hopeful Sen. Elizabeth Warren this week targeted Facebook's advertising policy—which allows politicians to circulate lies—with an ad of her own, which falsely claims that the company's CEO Mark Zuckerberg endorsed President Donald Trump for re-election. | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/headline/thumbs/elizabeth_warren_gottleib_pfizer_0.jpg

RT (2019-10-12). 2 wounded in New Hampshire wedding shooting, NYPD counter-terrorism bureau 'closely monitoring'. rt.com Two people have been injured in a shooting incident in a church in the town of Pelham, New Hampshire. The shooter opened fire during a wedding ceremony. | Pelham Police Department officers responded to the incident at the New England Pentecostal Church just after 10 am, and found the gunman being subdued by wedding guests. | The suspect was placed under arrest and the two injured people were brought to nearby hospitals for treatment. | Video from Pelham, NH scene. A number of ambulances, state, and local police pic.twitter.com/uyQ2cOeoT0— Korey O'Brien (@koreyobrienT…

Michael Otto and Zoila Ramirez (2019-10-11). A massive people's strike explodes in Ecuador. workers.org Oct. 10 — The great people's strike has exploded in Ecuador. Today is the eighth day that road traffic in Ibarra, a city with a population of 250,000, has been completely shut down, with no buses or taxis running. It is the sixth day of suspended classes for all students. . . . | Continue reading A massive people's strike explodes in Ecuador at Workers.org

Eds. (2019-10-11). Struggle for climate change is a struggle against capitalism. mronline.org The struggle against inequality and for destruction of capital is innately linked with struggle for man-nature dialectics of the higher order where earth does not remain a commodity to be exploited. | Source

Ed Sykes (2019-10-11). Corbyn says sanctions on Turkey could be needed if 'appalling' attacks on Kurdish areas of Syria continue. thecanary.co The British government has faced criticism for failing to act over Turkey's invasion of northern Syria. The UK's NATO ally is attacking largely-Kurdis…

Lawrence Davidson (2019-10-11). Donald Trump, the Christian Warrior. counterpunch.org It turns out that President Donald Trump has a "top religion advisor." This is surprising because there is no evidence that President Trump has a "top religion," or any religion at all. The only regular activities to occupy this president's church-going Sundays are rounds of golf and the composing of malicious Twitter messages. To understand just More

RT (2019-10-11). 'This is the Left': Police intervene after violence & MAGA hat burning mars anti-Trump protest in Minneapolis (VIDEOS). rt.com Police were forced to intervene after a demonstration against Donald Trump's campaign stop in Minneapolis turned ugly. Videos show protesters assaulting the president's supporters and burning stolen MAGA hats. | Trump gave a stump speech at the city's Target Center on Thursday — but those who wanted to hear the president speak first had to brave the thousands of protesters who had surrounded the arena. | Footage shared on social media shows demonstrators burning a pile of MAGA hats which had been forcibly taken from Trump supporters, according to multiple eyewitnesses. The Minneapolis Star Tribute reporte…

Aída Chávez (2019-10-11). Twitter Tips the Scale Toward Incumbents by Refusing to Verify Primary Challengers. theintercept.com Twitter is refusing to verify the accounts of primary challengers running for Congress in 2020, a policy that many candidates say is hurting their campaigns and helping keep the same handful of politicians in power. | Cori Bush, a community activist who challenged 10-term incumbent William Lacy Clay in the St. Louis-based district last cycle, still hasn't been verified on Twitter. She's running in Missouri's 1st Congressional District again in 2020, and even starred in a documentary about her first attempt. "Knock Down the House," the Rachel Lears film Netflix bought for a record $10 million, followed the insurge…

Roger D. Harris (2019-10-11). Why Trump Is Facing Impeachment. dissidentvoice.org The United States has spent EIGHT TRILLION DOLLARS fighting and policing in the Middle East. Thousands of our Great Soldiers have died or been badly wounded. Millions of people have died on the other side. GOING INTO THE MIDDLE EAST IS THE WORST DECISION EVER MADE….. — Tweet, Donald J. Trump, October 9, 2019. Granted …

Roger Harris (2019-10-11). Why Trump is Facing Impeachment. counterpunch.org "The United States has spent EIGHT TRILLION DOLLARS fighting and policing in the Middle East. Thousands of our Great Soldiers have died or been badly wounded. Millions of people have died on the other side. GOING INTO THE MIDDLE EAST IS THE WORST DECISION EVER MADE….." Tweet, Donald J. Trump, October 9, 2019. Granted Trump More

United Nations (2019-10-11). Friday's Daily Brief: Day of the Girl Child, mayors lead on climate emergency, Turkey Syria offensive, new statelessness pledges, extremism in social media. un.org Our top stories for Friday: Day of the Girl Child celebrated around the world; city mayors lead on climate fight; humanitarian alarm rising over Turkey's Syria offensive; history's made as countries step forward to tackle global statelessness; Burkina Faso violence forces 500,000 from their homes; 'white extremist' use of social media in attacks must be curbed.

susan_p (2019-10-11). West Papua – Australia's shame. greenleft.org.au self-determination Susan PriceIssue 1240 West Papua Indonesian occupation of West PapuaOctober 11, 2019The recent uprising in West Papua was sparked by racist attacks on Papuan students in the Indonesian city of Surabaya. However, the West Papua…

Staff (2019-10-11). Pentagon: U.S. Not Abandoning Kurds in Face of Turkish Attack. truthdig.com WASHINGTON — Top Pentagon officials on Friday denied the U.S. is abandoning its Syrian Kurdish allies in the face of a Turkish military offensive, although the future of a counterterrorism partnership with the Kurds was in grave doubt. | "We have not abandoned the Kurds. Let me be clear about that," Defense Secretary Mark Esper told reporters. "We have not abandoned them. Nobody green-lighted this operation by Turkey — just the opposite. We pushed back very hard at all levels for the Turks not to commence this operation." | Esper's remarks appeared aimed at strengthening the Trump administration's arg…

Staff (2019-10-10). As Dems Focus on Impeachment, Trump Heads to "Imperial Governance" therealnews.com The Trump administration is undermining our nation from immigration to the environment, while his tweets and impeachment distract us. Add it all up, says our guest, we can see how he threatens what remains of U.S. democracy.

Akela Lacy (2019-10-09). Mark Zuckerberg Buckles and Will Testify to Congress on Facebook's Cryptocurrency. theintercept.com The hearing comes after Chair Maxine Waters and committee Democrats sent a letter to Facebook calling on the company to suspend plans to launch the cryptocurrency, Libra.

Aaron Maté (2019-10-09). Russian social media debate: clickbait or information warfare? thegrayzone.com What is the Internet Research Agency, and are the claims of a Russian influence campaign against the U.S. well-founded? Aaron…

Staff (2019-10-08). China vs NBA: That Tweet Is No Slam Dunk. therealnews.com A tweet from Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey provoked Chinese TV into banning an upcoming NBA game. So instead of talking about Uighur concentration camps, the murder of Chinese protestors, or the upcoming trade war, US media is asking about the future of NBA-China relations.

Hatewatch Staff (2019-10-03). Militia Movement Rhetoric Elevated to National Level. splcenter.org A weekend tweet by President Donald Trump mirrors the language of a militia movement that has been calling for civil war for at least three years and gives extremist groups a powerful seal of approval.

Rob Dunn (2019-10-02). Black Dean of Students Jamie Riley fired in Alabama for telling the truth. liberationnews.org Riley fired for tweets about racist foundations of US society.

2019-10-13: Social Media Postees

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Just Rumors or Is Hillary Clinton Seriously Considering Another Run for U.S. President in 2020?
Timothy Alexander Guzman | globalresearch.ca | 2019-10-13
"Don't tempt me. Do your job" Hillary Clinton responded in a tweet to Trump when he said that "I think that Crooked Hillary Clinton should enter the race to try and steal it away from Uber Left Elizabeth Warren." In …
globalresearch.ca/hillary-clinton-considering-another-run-u-s-president-2020/5691807

Crocodile tears? Hillary Clinton tweets that 'sickening horror' in Syria is 'one man's fault' and gets reminded of her deeds
rt.com | 2019-10-13
Hillary Clinton has retweeted a post by an NBC correspondent about 'atrocities' unleashed by Turkey's incursion in Syria, hinting that it's all President Donald Trump's fault. Twitter sent her down Memory Lane. | "This sickening horror is one man's fault," she tweeted on Saturday night, commenting on a tweet by NBC's Richard Engel, who said US military officials are concerned that the Turkish offensive "opens the door to BOTH ethnic cleansing of Kurds and return of ISIS/Al-Qaeda." | This sickening horror is one man's fault. t.co/iMe5cCPkDm– Hillary Clinton (@…
rt.com/usa/470814-clinton-blames-trump-syria/

Warren Campaign Beats Facebook's Shady Ad Policies at Their Own Game
Staff | truthdig.com | 2019-10-13
Presidential hopeful Sen. Elizabeth Warren this week targeted Facebook's advertising policy–which allows politicians to circulate lies–with an ad of her own, which falsely claims that the company's CEO Mark Zuckerberg endorsed President Donald Trump for re-election. | The Massachusetts Democrat, who is now the frontrunner in her party's 2020 presidential primary, took to Twitter Saturday to share her campaign's Facebook ad that aims to draw attention to the so…
truthdig.com/articles/warren-campaign-beats-facebooks-shady-ad-policies-at-their-own-game/

'Dozens' of soon-to-be-released videos document political bias at 'the highest levels of CNN', Project Veritas claims
rt.com | 2019-10-13
Secret recordings of senior staff at CNN reveal a clear political agenda at the network, Project Veritas has declared. The soon-to-be-released tapes have inspired a trending hashtag, #ExposeCNN, on Twitter. | In the coming days, Project Veritas, a conservative watchdog group, plans to release "dozens of recordings made of officials at the highest levels of CNN, revealing a political agenda, bias and misconduct hidden from public view," said James O'Keefe, the group's founder. | In a country governed by public opinion, and where public opinion is largely governed by the press, isn't it critical to understand wh…
rt.com/usa/470827-cnn-bias-project-veritas-videos/

PM is a no-show and Downing Street Black History Month event fools no one
Afroze Fatima Zaidi | thecanary.co | 2019-10-13
On 10 October 2019, Downing Street hosted a reception for Black History Month. While the mainstream media hasn't reported on the news, the Twitter account for 10 Downing Street shared photos of the event. | However, given the racist track record of both PM Boris Johnson and chancellor Sajid Javid, no one was too impressed: | Because we know…
thecanary.co/trending/2019/10/13/pm-is-a-no-show-and-downing-street-black-history-month-event-fools-no-one/

Florida police respond to mall 'shooting' in Boca Raton
rt.com | 2019-10-13
Police and federal agencies have responded to a supposed active shooter at a shopping mall in Boca Raton, Florida. Local media reports one person shot, though cops say no shooter was found. | Boca Raton Police responded to the "active incident" at around 3pm on Sunday and urged anyone still inside the mall to remain sheltered in place. Footage shared on social media showed shoppers hurrying away from the scene as SWAT teams approached the building. | All persons in Town Center Mall shelter in place while @bocapolice and SWAT teams conduct search…
rt.com/usa/470867-boca-mall-shooting-florida/

The home secretary's mask slip was so obvious that even Andrew Marr couldn't let it slide
James Wright | thecanary.co | 2019-10-13
Home secretary Priti Patel's mask slipped on the 13 October edition of the Andrew Marr Show. Patel couldn't seem to stop smirking at the risks of a Tory-managed Brexit to the majority of UK people. Even Marr, who's notoriously soft on Conservatives, couldn't let it slide. | Seriously?: | People on Twitter noted the exchange: | Priti Patel smirking while Marr reads out horrific Brexit predictions is another low. To the point where Marr states: "I can't see why…
thecanary.co/trending/2019/10/13/the-home-secretarys-mask-slip-was-so-obvious-that-even-andrew-marr-couldnt-let-it-slide/

'They've come for SpongeBob': Twitter weirded out by professor calling beloved cartoon character 'RACIST COLONIZER'
rt.com | 2019-10-12
Who lives in a klavern under the sea? SpongeBob SquarePants, apparently. Beloved by children and stoners the world over, the wacky adventures of the animated sea sponge actually mask a "violent," "racist" message, one prof claims. | "SpongeBob Squarepants and his friends play a role in normalizing the settler colonial takings of indigenous lands while erasing the ancestral Bikinian people from their nonfictional homeland," University of Washington anthropology professor Holly M. Barker wrote in her paper called 'Unsettling SpongeBob and the Legacies of Viol…
rt.com/usa/470813-spongebob-squarepants-racist-colonizer/

2 wounded in New Hampshire wedding shooting, NYPD counter-terrorism bureau 'closely monitoring'
rt.com | 2019-10-12
Two people have been injured in a shooting incident in a church in the town of Pelham, New Hampshire. The shooter opened fire during a wedding ceremony. | Pelham Police Department officers responded to the incident at the New England Pentecostal Church just after 10 am, and found the gunman being subdued by wedding guests. | The suspect was placed under arrest and the two injured people were brought to nearby hospitals for treatment. | Video from Pelham, NH scene. A number of ambulances, state, and local police pic.twitter.com/uyQ2cOeoT0– Korey O'Brien (@koreyobrienT…
rt.com/usa/470801-new-hampshire-church-shooting/

Warren Challenges Facebook's Political Advertising Policy—With Ad That Falsely Claims CEO Zuckerberg Endorsed Trump
Jessica Corbett, staff writer | commondreams.org | 2019-10-12
Presidential hopeful Sen. Elizabeth Warren this week targeted Facebook's advertising policy—which allows politicians to circulate lies—with an ad of her own, which falsely claims that the company's CEO Mark Zuckerberg endorsed President Donald Trump for re-election. | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/headline/thumbs/elizabeth_warren_gottleib_pfizer_0.jpg
commondreams.org/news/2019/10/12/warren-challenges-facebooks-political-advertising-policy-ad-falsely-claims-ceo?cd-origin=rss

Twitter Tips the Scale Toward Incumbents by Refusing to Verify Primary Challengers
Aída Chávez | theintercept.com | 2019-10-11
Twitter is refusing to verify the accounts of primary challengers running for Congress in 2020, a policy that many candidates say is hurting their campaigns and helping keep the same handful of politicians in power. | Cori Bush, a community activist who challenged 10-term incumbent William Lacy Clay in the St. Louis-based district last cycle, still hasn't been verified on Twitter. She's running in Missouri's 1st Congressional District again in 2020, and even starred in a documentary about her first attempt. "Knock Down the House," the Rachel Lears film Netflix bought for a record $10 million, followed the insurge…
theintercept.com/2019/10/11/twitter-verification-2020-candidates-incumbents/

'This is the Left': Police intervene after violence & MAGA hat burning mars anti-Trump protest in Minneapolis (VIDEOS)
rt.com | 2019-10-11
Police were forced to intervene after a demonstration against Donald Trump's campaign stop in Minneapolis turned ugly. Videos show protesters assaulting the president's supporters and burning stolen MAGA hats. | Trump gave a stump speech at the city's Target Center on Thursday — but those who wanted to hear the president speak first had to brave the thousands of protesters who had surrounded the arena. | Footage shared on social media shows demonstrators burning a pile of MAGA hats which had been forcibly taken from Trump supporters, according to multiple eyewitnesses. The Minneapolis Star Tribute reporte…
rt.com/usa/470685-trump-protesters-maga-hats-burn/

Why Trump Is Facing Impeachment
Roger D. Harris | dissidentvoice.org | 2019-10-11
The United States has spent EIGHT TRILLION DOLLARS fighting and policing in the Middle East. Thousands of our Great Soldiers have died or been badly wounded. Millions of people have died on the other side. GOING INTO THE MIDDLE EAST IS THE WORST DECISION EVER MADE….. — Tweet, Donald J. Trump, October 9, 2019. Granted …
dissidentvoice.org/2019/10/why-trump-is-facing-impeachment/

Why Trump is Facing Impeachment
Roger Harris | counterpunch.org | 2019-10-11
"The United States has spent EIGHT TRILLION DOLLARS fighting and policing in the Middle East. Thousands of our Great Soldiers have died or been badly wounded. Millions of people have died on the other side. GOING INTO THE MIDDLE EAST IS THE WORST DECISION EVER MADE….." Tweet, Donald J. Trump, October 9, 2019. Granted Trump…
counterpunch.org/2019/10/11/why-trump-is-facing-impeachment/

Donald Trump, the Christian Warrior
Lawrence Davidson | counterpunch.org | 2019-10-11
It turns out that President Donald Trump has a "top religion advisor." This is surprising because there is no evidence that President Trump has a "top religion," or any religion at all. The only regular activities to occupy this president's church-going Sundays are rounds of golf and the composing of malicious Twitter messages. To understand just…
counterpunch.org/2019/10/11/donald-trump-the-christian-warrior/

Friday's Daily Brief: Day of the Girl Child, mayors lead on climate emergency, Turkey Syria offensive, new statelessness pledges, extremism in social media
United Nations | un.org | 2019-10-11
Our top stories for Friday: Day of the Girl Child celebrated around the world; city mayors lead on climate fight; humanitarian alarm rising over Turkey's Syria offensive; history's made as countries step forward to tackle global statelessness; Burkina Faso violence forces 500,000 from their homes; 'white extremist' use of social media in attacks must be curbed.
news.un.org/feed/view/en/story/2019/10/1049101

As Dems Focus on Impeachment, Trump Heads to "Imperial Governance"
Staff | therealnews.com | 2019-10-10
The Trump administration is undermining our nation from immigration to the environment, while his tweets and impeachment distract us. Add it all up, says our guest, we can see how he threatens what remains of U.S. democracy.
therealnews.com/stories/trump-alters-us-impeachment

Mark Zuckerberg Buckles and Will Testify to Congress on Facebook's Cryptocurrency
Akela Lacy | theintercept.com | 2019-10-09
The hearing comes after Chair Maxine Waters and committee Democrats sent a letter to Facebook calling on the company to suspend plans to launch the cryptocurrency, Libra.
theintercept.com/2019/10/09/mark-zuckerberg-will-testify-house-financial-services-committee/

Russian social media debate: clickbait or information warfare?
Aaron Maté | thegrayzone.com | 2019-10-09
What is the Internet Research Agency, and are the claims of a Russian influence campaign against the U.S. well-founded? Aaron…
thegrayzone.com/2019/10/09/russian-social-media-debate-clickbait-or-information-warfare/

China vs NBA: That Tweet Is No Slam Dunk
Staff | therealnews.com | 2019-10-08
A tweet from Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey provoked Chinese TV into banning an upcoming NBA game. So instead of talking about Uighur concentration camps, the murder of Chinese protestors, or the upcoming trade war, US media is asking about the future of NBA-China relations.
therealnews.com/stories/china-nba-tweet-no-slam-dunk

Militia Movement Rhetoric Elevated to National Level
Hatewatch Staff | splcenter.org | 2019-10-03
A weekend tweet by President Donald Trump mirrors the language of a militia movement that has been calling for civil war for at least three years and gives extremist groups a powerful seal of approval.
splcenter.org/hatewatch/2019/10/03/militia-movement-rhetoric-elevated-national-level

Black Dean of Students Jamie Riley fired in Alabama for telling the truth
Rob Dunn | liberationnews.org | 2019-10-02
Riley fired for tweets about racist foundations of US society.
liberationnews.org/black-dean-of-students-jamie-riley-fired-in-alabama-for-telling-the-truth/