2019-11-04: News Headlines

RT (2019-11-04). 'What race are you guys?': Buffalo Wild Wings employees fired after asking party to move to appease racist regulars. rt.com Two managers at a Buffalo Wild Wings restaurant in a Chicago suburb were fired after asking a group of multiracial customers to change tables, in order to appease two "racist" customers who regularly visit. | Buffalo Wild Wings in Naperville, Illinois fired a service manager and shift manager that were working at the time of the incident, following a complaint made by Mary Vahl on Facebook. | According to…

Tom Anderson (2019-11-04). Fierce resistance continues in northeast Syria against Turkey's illegal invasion. thecanary.co Turkey's invasion of northeast Syria (aka Rojava) is facing fierce resistance from local defence forces. On Sunday 3 November, for example, the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) reported that they had destroyed a Turkish military vehicle: | #SDF destroyed a Turkish BMB, an armored vehicle to transport military personnel. Roberto Savio (2019-11-04). Farewell to the World Social Forum? commondreams.org "Is there a future for the World Social Forum?" asks Savio. (Photo: Twitter via TeleSUR) | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/views-article/thumbs/awip_2.jpg

Kerry-anne Mendoza (2019-11-04). Tory cabinet member 'breaches antisemitism code' while accusing Labour of being antisemitic. thecanary.co Conservative cabinet minister Michael Gove appeared to breach the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance's (IHRA) definition of antisemitism during a late-night Twitter spat at the weekend. Gove began peppering left-wing accounts with tweets about antisemitism on Sunday, following a Sunday Telegraph front page on the issue. However, Gove himself breached the IHRA definition of antisemitism in at least one of the tweets, by conflating Jewish people with Israel. | Whereby…

teleSUR (2019-11-03). Bangladesh Seeks Return From Saudi Arabia of Abused Worker. telesurenglish.net Bangladesh demanded Sunday the repatriation of a woman who has been working in Saudi Arabia after a video was published in which she claims to have been a victim of sexual abuse and torture from her employers. | RELATED: | Kafala System to Be Abolished in Qatar: UN | Sumi Akter said she suffered "brutal" and "repeated sexual assault" in the video posted on Facebook and watched by thousands of users. | "I will probably not live longer. Please save me," Akter said imploring for help. | The 25-year…

teleSUR (2019-11-03). Colombia: 6th Indigenous Person Killed in Cauca in a Week. telesurenglish.net The Regional Indigenous Council of Cauca (CRIC) denounced Saturday the murder of another member of the community in the municipality of Toribío, the sixth murder that occurs in a week in the department of southwest Colombia which has been plagued with violence. | "Indigenous authorities confirm a new murder in the village of Loma Linda, municipality of Toribío. The victim was identified as 18-year-old Alexander Vitonas Casamachin," the CRIC said in its Twitter account. | The human rights coordinator of the Association of Indigenous Cabildos of North Cauca (ACIN), Eduin Mauricio Capaza, condemned the murder of…

Afroze Fatima Zaidi (2019-11-03). Journalists accuse Twitter of 'censorship' as it suspends multiple news accounts from Palestine and Lebanon. thecanary.co On 2 November, Twitter suspended a number of accounts reporting news from Palestine and Lebanon. Among these were Arabic and English language news accounts of the Palestinian outlet Quds News Network. | Other accounts that Twitter appears to have suspended around the same time include Asra News and Lebanese pla…

teleSUR (2019-11-03). Israeli Guard Shoots Unarmed Palestinian in the Back: Video. telesurenglish.net A video showing an Israeli Border Police officer shooting an unarmed Palestinian man in the back leaving a checkpoint with his arms raised, in accordance with her instructions, was revealed Saturday evening on Israel Channel 13 News; as the footage became viral Sunday Israeli authorities said that an investigation had already been opened, and the officers on the scene suspended. | RELATED: | Israeli Soldier Who Killed Palestinian Teen Gets 1-Month Sentence | On the video,…

Ryan Devereaux (2019-11-02). How an Occupy ICE Activist and DACA Recipient Was Deported for Tweeting. theintercept.com Sergio Salazar awoke around 8 a.m. on a strip of grass outside an Immigration and Customs Enforcement office in San Antonio. It had been a heady summer for the 18-year-old. President Donald Trump, as part of his ongoing border crackdown, had separated thousands of migrant children from their parents. Viewing the policy as the latest in a string of assaults on immigrant communities, Salazar and his friends organized an occupation outside the ICE office in the midsummer heat. | In the weeks that followed, Occupy ICE SATX was visited by both TV crews and a raiding party of masked neo-Nazis, who stormed through the t…

Gary Olson (2019-11-02). The Empire, Trump and Intra-Ruling Class Conflict. dissidentvoice.org Over the past few months President Trump has unilaterally by Tweet and telephone begun to dismantle the U.S. military's involvement in the Middle East. The irony is amazing, because in a general overarching narrative sense, this is what the marginalized antiwar movement has been trying to do for decades.1 Prof. Harry Targ, in his important …

Jeet Heer (2019-11-01). Twitter Just Banned Political Ads. Hold Your Applause. thenation.com Twitter Just Banned Political Ads. Hold Your Applause.

RT (2019-10-31). Trump says Melania 'wouldn't cry her eyes out' if he were shot — joke explodes on Twitter. rt.com 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…

Andrew Quilty (2019-10-31). A CIA-Backed Militia Targeted Clinics in Afghanistan, Killing Medical Workers and Civilians. theintercept.com On the night of March 8, 2019, four staffers at a Swedish-run health clinic in Afghanistan's Wardak Province ate together, talked around a thermos of tea, and bedded down for the night in the guard's room. They were awakened some time later by the thump of helicopter rotors followed by distant explosions echoing from farther up the Tangi Valley. The sounds were not unusual in Wardak, where for 20 years there has been little respite from war, and the four went back to sleep. | The men were jolted awake again sometime after midnight. The main gate to the clinic, which was next to the guard's room, had been blown in…

RT (2019-10-31). Starbucks fired manager 'because she was white,' lawsuit claims in wake of infamous Philadelphia store arrest of 2 black men. rt.com 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…

Staff (2019-10-30). Who Elected Zuckerberg Head of the Thought Police? therealnews.com 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.

Staff (2019-10-29). Headlines for October 29, 2019. democracynow.org 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…

Hannah Gais (2019-10-23). YouTube Yanks Second Red Ice Channel. splcenter.org YouTube has taken down a second Red Ice channel after the hate network tried to circumvent the media giant's initial ban.

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

Hannah Gais (2019-10-18). YouTube Takes Down Red Ice's Main Channel. splcenter.org YouTube removed one of the most prominent video news outlets for white nationalists, Red Ice, from its platform.

Ryan Cristián (2019-10-04). MSM "Protects" Fake Whistleblower, Twitter Bans Egypt Activists & Iraq In Chaos After Naming Israel. thelastamericanvagabond.com 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 …

Ryan Cristián (2019-10-01). Malaysian PM: "Israel Is The Origin Of Modern Terrorism" & Twitter Exec Is Also Army Psyop Soldier. thelastamericanvagabond.com 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 …

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