2019-11-01: Social Media Postees

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Medical Care for Trans Women in Illinois Prisons Is Cruel and Unusual Punishment
Staff | truthout.org | 2019-11-01
When recent news reports revealed that a number of Illinois Department of Corrections (IDOC) staff maintained a private Facebook group they used to dehumanize, taunt and degrade transgender prisoners and people of color, we were not surprised. For years, we have fought alongside people imprisoned in Illinois to reveal the brutal truth about life in the state's prisons…
truthout.org/articles/medical-care-for-trans-women-in-illinois-prisons-is-cruel-and-unusual-punishment/

Twitter Just Banned Political Ads. Hold Your Applause
Jeet Heer | thenation.com | 2019-11-01
Twitter Just Banned Political Ads. Hold Your Applause.
thenation.com/article/twitter-facebook-political-advertising/

Medical Care for Trans Women in Illinois Prisons Is Cruel and Unusual Punishment
Staff | truthout.org | 2019-11-01
When recent news reports revealed that a number of Illinois Department of Corrections (IDOC) staff maintained a private Facebook group they used to dehumanize, taunt and degrade transgender prisoners and people of color, we were not surprised. For years, we have fought alongside people imprisoned in Illinois to reveal the brutal truth about life in the state's prisons…
truthout.org/articles/medical-care-for-trans-women-in-illinois-prisons-is-cruel-and-unusual-punishment/

Twitter's ban on political advertisement: A new move to censor the internet
wsws.org | 2019-11-01
The move by Twitter is a capitulation to demands by congressional Democrats and the media that technology companies more aggressively censor political statements, in the guise of "fact-checking."
www.wsws.org/en/articles/2019/11/01/pers-n01.html

Trump Is Not the First, and Will Not be the Last, US Politician to Exploit, then Drop the Kurds
Michael Jansen | globalresearch.ca | 2019-11-01
In response to US President Donald Trump's personal triumphalism over the slaying by US forces of Daesh's leader, Kurdish militia Commander Mazloum Abdi tweeted, | "For five months there has been joint intel cooperation on the ground and accurate monitoring, | …
globalresearch.ca/trump-not-first-will-not-last-us-politician-exploit-drop-kurds/5693698

'Political Corruption in Real Time': Viral Video Shows North Carolina GOP Sabotaging Democracy in Effort to Secure Corporate Tax Cuts
Julia Conley, staff writer | commondreams.org | 2019-11-01
A viral video shared by a Democratic state lawmaker in North Carolina displayed what he called "political corruption in real time," showing Republican state senators refusing to hold a vote to move the debate forward over state funding for healthcare and teachers' salaries versus corporate tax cuts. | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/headline/thumbs/3114926871_506533978a_o2.jpg
commondreams.org/news/2019/11/01/political-corruption-real-time-viral-video-shows-north-carolina-gop-sabotaging?cd-origin=rss

Activists To Pressure Facebook After Twitter Bans Political Ads
telesurenglish.net | 2019-10-31
Twitter's ban of paid political adverts may not have much impact on the campaign for the presidency, it does heighten pressure on rival Facebook over its policy of not fact-checking ads from politicians. | RELATED: | AOC Grills Facebook's Zuckerberg Over 'Far-right Dinner Parties' | Civil rights activist Reverend Al Sharpton said on…
telesurenglish.net/news/Activists-To-Pressure-Facebook-After-Twitter-Bans-Political-Ads-20191031-0014.html

Palestinian Woman Prisoner on Hunger Strike for 35 Days Moved to Hospital
IMEMC & Agencies | imemc.org | 2019-10-31
According to +972 Magazine, Palestinian and Israeli activists launched a viral campaign on Sunday demanding the release of a Jordanian citizen who has been on hunger strike for the past month after being imprisoned by Israel without trial since August. Hiba al-Labadi, a 24-year-old Palestinian-Jordanian national, was detained by Israeli …
imemc.org/article/palestinian-woman-prisoner-on-hunger-strike-for-35-days-moved-to-hospital/

Tense Calm in Panama After Violent Street Clashes
telesurenglish.net | 2019-10-31
Panama City woke up on Thursday in a tense calm following the violent clashes taking place Wednesday evening between hundreds of protesters and the Police, which left an indeterminate number of detainees, while the government was silent so far. | RELATED: | Panama: Over 40 Arrested in Rally Against Constitutional Reform | Lacking an official report, a list of at least 47 prisoners was posted on social media, some of them denounced the policemen's abuses in videos filmed before…
telesurenglish.net/news/Tense-Calm-in-Panama-After-Violent-Street-Clashes-20191031-0015.html

Tense Calm in Panama After Violent Street Clashes
telesurenglish.net | 2019-10-31
Panama City woke up on Thursday in a tense calm following the violent clashes taking place Wednesday evening between hundreds of protesters and the Police, which left an indeterminate number of detainees, while the government was silent so far. | RELATED: | Panama: Over 40 Arrested in Rally Against Constitutional Reform | Lacking an official report, a list of at least 47 prisoners was posted on social media, some of them denounced the policemen's abuses in videos filmed before…
telesurenglish.net/news/Tense-Calm-in-Panama-After-Violent-Street-Clashes-20191031-0015.html

Mark Zuckerberg defends Facebook decision to run political ads
The Canary | thecanary.co | 2019-10-31
Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg has stood by his company's decision to run political adverts after Twitter announced it would ban them.Twitter boss Jack Dorsey said in a series of tweets on 30 October that all political advertising on the social media platform would cease on 22 November.It came as Facebook faced criticism after disclosing it would not fact-check most political ads, instead only banning adverts containing claims debunked by third-party fact-checkers. | We've made the decision to stop all political advertising on Twitter globally. We believe political message reach should be earned, not bo…
thecanary.co/global/world-news/2019/10/31/mark-zuckerberg-defends-facebook-decision-to-run-political-ads/

Trump says Melania 'wouldn't cry her eyes out' if he were shot — joke explodes on Twitter
rt.com | 2019-10-31
US President Donald Trump has, apparently, confirmed that his wife Melania would not be moved to tears if he happened to get shot — and Twitter has quickly taken it as a window into the first couple's much-discussed marriage. | Speaking to a Republican audience at a private fundraiser at the Trump Hotel in Washington on Tuesday, Trump brought up the 2017 shooting of House minority whip Steve Scalise. | Trump recalled that, when he visited Scalise in hospital, the politician's wife had "cried her eyes out" — a reaction he would not, apparently, expect from Melania — or most wives, for that matte…
rt.com/usa/472333-trump-shot-melania-cry-not/

Starbucks fired manager 'because she was white,' lawsuit claims in wake of infamous Philadelphia store arrest of 2 black men
rt.com | 2019-10-31
A former regional manager has sued Starbucks for racial discrimination, claiming she was fired because she was white after two black men were arrested for "trespassing" at a Philadelphia location she oversaw. | Shannon Phillips, a 13-year Starbucks employee, has sued the chain, alleging she was fired for being white after video of a seemingly racially-biased arrest at one of the stores she managed went viral and triggered mass outrage against the coffee behemoth. If she was not white, Phillips charged in the suit filed in the US District Court of New Jersey earlier this week, she would still have her job, havi…
rt.com/usa/472336-starbucks-manager-fired-white-arrest/

Israeli Soldier Who Killed Palestinian Gets 1-Month Sentence
telesurenglish.net | 2019-10-30
An Israeli soldier who shot dead a Palestinian teenager during the great march of return protest has been sentenced Wednesday to one month of community service. | RELATED: | Sanders Proposes to Give Part of Israel US Military Aid to Gaza | The incident took place on July 13, 2018, when the Israeli soldier shot dead 15-year-old unarmed Othman Rami Halas. | A video uploaded to social media showed the young boy standing by a fence with several women and children waving Palestinian fl…
telesurenglish.net/news/One-Month-Sentence-for-Israeli-Soldier-Who-Killed-Palestinian-Teen–20191030-0015.html

Who Elected Zuckerberg Head of the Thought Police?
Staff | therealnews.com | 2019-10-30
Facebook removed an ad by Adriel Hampton showing Sen. Lindsey Graham backing the Green New Deal, so now he's running for governor of California to advertise lies until Facebook cleans up its act.
therealnews.com/stories/zuckerberg-adriel-hampton-video-lindsey-graham

'Hard-hitting journalism': Reporter FACT-CHECKS blatantly photoshopped image of 'American hero dog' being honored by Trump
rt.com | 2019-10-30
A muckraking reporter was ferociously mocked after he attempted to fact-check when Donald Trump tweeted a clearly photoshopped image of himself putting a medal on the neck of the dog who helped take down Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. | Quick off the mark, Voice of America reporter Steve Herman tweeted that he had "requested details" from the White House, noting that there was "no such canine event" on Trump's schedule, though there was a planned Medal of Honor ceremony set for later in the day. A mystery for the ages, indeed. | AMERICAN HERO! pic.twitter.com/XCCa2sGfsZ– Dona…
rt.com/usa/472247-trump-tweets-dog-meme/

'Rupublicans' should fight 'infair' impeachment: Trump tweet typos set Resistance tongues wagging again
rt.com | 2019-10-30
US President Donald Trump has urged his party to push back on the "impeachment nonsense" — but his early morning typos are feeding the trolls and the online 'Resistance,' convinced that they will get him this time. | Tweeting on Wednesday morning, Trump repeated that the transcript of his July call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky was "totally appropriate" and called the Democrat-led impeachment process "just a continuation of the Witch Hunt Hoax" — meaning the debunked Russian collusion conspiracy. | He managed to misspell a few things, however. | | In the sea of hostile responses ever…
rt.com/usa/472203-rupublicans-infair-trump-impeachment/

Headlines for October 29, 2019
Staff | democracynow.org | 2019-10-29
Pentagon: U.S. Will Fight for Control of Oilfields in Syria, Ukraine Expert Who Listened to Trump Phone Call to Testify in Impeachment Hearings, Iraq: Death Toll from Month of Anti-Government Protests Tops 220, Trump Officials Join Industry Executives at Davos in Desert, Boeing CEO to Testify to Congressional Committees, Sanders Endorses Chesa Boudin for San Francisco District Attorney, Facebook Workers Call on Zuckerberg to Reverse Policy of Allowing Politicians to Lie in Ads, North Carolina Court Rules Against State's Gerrymandered Congressional Maps, U.S. Extends Deportation Relief to Salvadorans to 2021, Mexi…
www.democracynow.org/2019/10/29/headlines

Rashida Tlaib to Mark Zuckerberg: Why Haven't You Stopped Hate Groups From Organizing on Facebook?
Staff | democracynow.org | 2019-10-25
We feature more highlights from the five-hour grilling of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg this week on Capitol Hill, where Michigan Congressmember Rashida Tlaib said she feared that far-right hate groups were using Facebook event pages to incite violence against Muslims and other minorities — including death threats directed at her office. Tlaib asked to be seen not only as a Congresswoman, but also as "a mother that is raising two Muslim boys in this pretty dark time in our world." Meanwhile, California Congressmember Katie Porter pinned Zuckerberg down on Facebook's privacy policies. "You are arguing in fede…
www.democracynow.org/2019/10/25/facebook_hearing_rashida_tlaib_katie_porter

"You Won't Take Down Lies or You Will?": AOC Grills Facebook's Zuckerberg on Lies in Political Ads
Staff | democracynow.org | 2019-10-25
This week, as Facebook said it will not fact check political ads or hold politicians to its usual content standards, the social media giant's CEO Mark Zuckerberg was grilled for more than five hours by lawmakers on Capitol Hill on the company's policy of allowing politicians to lie in political advertisements, as well as its role in facilitating election interference and housing discrimination. We play highlights from New York Congressmember Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and Ohio Congressmember Joyce Beatty, who asked Zuckerberg about Facebook's record on civil rights, which she called "appalling and disgusting." Bea…
www.democracynow.org/2019/10/25/you_should_have_known_better_lawmakers

YouTube Yanks Second Red Ice Channel
Hannah Gais | splcenter.org | 2019-10-23
YouTube has taken down a second Red Ice channel after the hate network tried to circumvent the media giant's initial ban.
splcenter.org/hatewatch/2019/10/23/youtube-yanks-second-red-ice-channel

This MSNBC Clip is Everything Ugly About Russia Smears
Caitlin Johnstone | theantimedia.com | 2019-10-20
There's a video clip circulating on Twitter right now that simply has to be seen to be believed.

This MSNBC Clip is Everything Ugly About Russia Smears

YouTube Takes Down Red Ice's Main Channel
Hannah Gais | splcenter.org | 2019-10-18
YouTube removed one of the most prominent video news outlets for white nationalists, Red Ice, from its platform.
splcenter.org/hatewatch/2019/10/21/youtube-takes-down-red-ices-main-channel

MSM "Protects" Fake Whistleblower, Twitter Bans Egypt Activists & Iraq In Chaos After Naming Israel
Ryan Cristián | thelastamericanvagabond.com | 2019-10-04
Welcome to The Daily Wrap Up, a concise show dedicated to bringing you the most relevant independent news, as we see it, from the last 24 hours (10/3/19). As always, take the information discussed in the video below and research it for yourself, and come to your own conclusions. Anyone telling you what the truth …
thelastamericanvagabond.com/daily-wrap-up/msm-protects-fake-whistleblower-twitter-bans-egypt-activists-iraq-in-chaos-after-naming-israel/

Malaysian PM: "Israel Is The Origin Of Modern Terrorism" & Twitter Exec Is Also Army Psyop Soldier
Ryan Cristián | thelastamericanvagabond.com | 2019-10-01
Welcome to The Daily Wrap Up, a concise show dedicated to bringing you the most relevant independent news, as we see it, from the last 24 hours (9/30/19). As always, take the information discussed in the video below and research it for yourself, and come to your own conclusions. Anyone telling you what the truth …
thelastamericanvagabond.com/daily-wrap-up/malaysian-pm-israel-is-the-origin-of-modern-terrorism-twitter-exec-is-also-army-psyop-soldier/

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