2019-11-05: News Headlines

RT (2019-11-05). 'Do your job and print his name:' Rand Paul urges media to OUT whistleblower, says they worked for Biden. rt.com Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) fired up crowds at President Donald Trump's rally in Kentucky, alleging that the Ukrainegate whistleblower's name has been an open secret. He called on the media to finally make it public. | Paul, who has represented Kentucky in the Senate since 2011, was invited on stage by President Trump during an election-eve rally in Lexington on Monday, in a bid to drum up support for Republican Governor Matt Bevin. | üö®WOWüö® @RandPaul on The Whistleblower: | "I say tonight to the media: D…

Zoe PC (2019-11-05). Bolivian right-wing activates 'electoral fraud' contingency plan against Morales. mronline.org President Evo Morales emerged victorious in the first round of presidential elections in Bolivia held on October 20 but the opposition is set on rejecting the results | Source

Dean Baker (2019-11-05). Mark Zuckerberg is a Rich Jerk. counterpunch.org Last week, New York Times columnist Timothy Egan had a piece headlined "Why Doesn't Mark Zuckerberg Get It?" The piece then goes on to document how Facebook has become a medium for spreading lies and nonsense all over the world, that many ill-informed users have come to believe. This is what Egan wants Zuckerberg to More

teleSUR (2019-11-05). One Dead, 45 Injured in Grenade Attack in Kashmir's Srinagar. telesurenglish.net One person died and at least 45 were injured on Monday in a grenade attack in Indian-administered Kashmir's main city of Srinagar, Indian officials said, in the bloodiest incident since New Delhi stripped the region of special status on Aug. 5. | RELATED: | Kashmir: 1 Million Tweets Critical of India Removed by Twitter | The injured, including three Indian paramilitary police, have been admitted to one of three hospitals after the blast on Hari Singh High Street in the center of…

Emily Apple (2019-11-05). A handmade poster at a bus stop is going viral and it's the perfect way to defeat Boris Johnson. thecanary.co A handmade poster stuck up at a bus stop is going viral on social media.

Lucas Koerner (2019-11-05). Media Conceal Chile's State Criminality, Delegitimize Bolivian Democracy. fair.org by Lucas Koerner Chilean protester beaten by government forces (Twitter, 10/21/19) | Chile's anti-neoliberal rebellion is entering its third week, and the brutal crackdown continues. Hard-right President Sebastian Piñera and his generals have effectively decreed the country's oligarch-dominated democracy out of existence by sending soldiers into the streets to kill, maim and torture their own people. | And, for the most part, the Western corporate media blackout persists unabated. | October 25's historic 1.2 million—person march in Sa…

Robert Reich (2019-11-05). Case Closed. There's No Question the Founding Fathers Would Impeach Trump. commondreams.org You don't have to be a so-called "originalist," interpreting the Constitution according to what the founders were trying to do at the time, in order to see how dangerous it is to allow a president to seek help in an election from a foreign power. (Photo: Screenshot/Youtube) | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/views-article/thumbs/screen_shot_2019-11-05_at_5.17.44_pm.png

Ed Sykes (2019-11-05). Corbyn brilliantly breaks down Labour Brexit policy for the media hacks too dim to get it. thecanary.co Since media hacks seem not to understand Labour's policy on Brexit, Jeremy Corbyn has broken it down for them in the simplest of terms: | Secure a credible deal in three months. | Put it to the people for the final say, with the option to remain, in six months. | That's our Brexit policy. | — Jeremy Corbyn (@jeremycorbyn) November 5, 2019 | Simple choice: "Thatcherism on steroids" or a Labour government 'immediately carrying out' the decision of a sen…

RT (2019-11-04). Facebook re-brands in all caps, failing to defuse internet ire over monopoly status, fake news, and privacy predation. rt.com Facebook has rebranded as all-caps FACEBOOK in order to remind people "which company makes the products they use," inviting mockery from social media as it dodges the problems plaguing the billion-user mega-platform. | Facebook will slap the new all-caps logo in a thin-lettered typeface on its subsidiaries, while its old logo will remain the identifier for the Facebook app and social network, the social media behemoth announced on Monday. | As for the issues that have seen CEO Mark Zuckerberg hauled into Congress and raked over the coals by Facebook users? Those can wait for another day, apparently. | Also on…

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…

IMEMC News (2019-11-04). Two Hunger Striking Jordanian Detainees To Be Sent To Amman. imemc.org Jordanian Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi has reported, Monday, that the two hunger-striking detainees Hiba al-Labadi and Abdul-Rahman Mer'ey, will be released by Israel and sent back to Amman before the end of this week. On his Twitter account, Safadi stated that the Jordanian government, as instructed by King Abdullah, has …

teleSUR (2019-11-04). Israel To Release Heba Al-Labadi After 42 days on Hunger Strike. telesurenglish.net Israel will release "before the end of the week" Heba Al-Labadi and Abdul Rahman Miri, two Jordanians citizens held without charges and for over two months in Israel, according to Jordan's Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi. | RELATED: | Repression Deepened Under Saudi Crown Prince MBS: Report | Safadi said on Twitter that the Jordanian government "pursued the case from the start under direct instructions from His Majesty King Abdullah to take all necessary steps to release them whatever…

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: | Three hours ago #SDF destroyed a Turkish BMB, an armored vehicle…

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…

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.

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…

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.

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.

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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