Daily Archives: January 2, 2023

2023-01-02: News Headlines

Here's Your Ticket (2023-01-02). Off to Space with You, Elon Musk! indybay.org Union and labor activists facetiously called for Elon Musk to leave earth for the red planet with a protest at Twitter headquarters in San Francisco on December 19th.

rqorinoco (2023-01-02). Twitter Promoted Pentagon Propaganda to Whitewash Occupation, War Crimes in West Asia. orinocotribune.com By Fayha Shalash — Dec 27, 2022 | Raja' sat quietly in her living room, staring at her son's picture on the wall. She loved the way he smiled, and said she sees him in every corner of the house. But now, she only has painful memories, knowing his body is detained by Israeli occupation forces in an Israeli morgue. | Martyrs' families in the West Bank say Israeli policy to hold their children's bodies is a form of collective punishment. | Some of the bodies have been held since 2016. More than 118 Palestinian martyrs are still in the Israeli morgues, while 253 are buried in unknown cemeteries called 'the ceme…

Staff (2023-01-02). Las grandes empresas tecnológicas del mundo han despedido 1 000 empleados en 2022. cubadebate.cu Unos 1 .000 empleados de un millar de grandes tecnológicas del mundo han sido despedidos en este 2022, que se estrenó con los mejores augurios por una pandemia en la que las contrataciones se dispararon y se zanja tras un noviembre negro, cuando se han anunciado salidas masivas en Amazon, Meta y Twitter.

_____ (2023-01-01). Civil Society Organizations Condemn Israel's Targeted Smear Campaign. popularresistance.org On 14 December 2022, Israel's mission to the United Nations in Geneva smeared the respected and eminent UN Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in the Palestinian Territory Occupied since 1967, Francesca Albanese, in a direct attempt to attack and undermine the mandate she has been entrusted with and thwart her expert human rights work on Palestine. The statement which contains baseless accusations of antisemitism, raises concerns about the "impunity that exists today regarding antisemitism and antisemitic comments made by UN officials". More specifically, it refers to a historic Facebook post made…

_____ (2023-01-01). FBI Cointelpro Is Back And Worse Than Ever. popularresistance.org Elon Musk has opened the floodgates to expose the FBI's latest war on Americans' freedom of speech. The FBI massively intervened to pressure Twitter to suppress accounts and tweets from individuals the FBI disapproved, including parody accounts. The FBI and other federal agencies also browbeat Facebook, Instagram, and many other tech companies. | Thus far, most of the American media has ignored or downplayed the story, known as the Twitter Files. Since many of the individuals who the FBI got squelched were pro-Trump, the violation of their rights is a non-issue — or a cause for quiet celebration. At this po…

Jon Queally (2023-01-01). When It Comes to Greed and Tax Dodging, Sanders Points Out "Trump is Not Alone" truthout.org Senator Bernie Sanders is not asking anyone to be shocked that Donald J. Trump was very good at not paying taxes, but he also wants people to know that the disgraced former Republican president is far from the only rich person or powerful corporation who gets away with paying little or nothing each year federal income tax. In a tweet on Friday evening, Sanders said: "When it comes to tax avoidance… |

_____ (2023-01-01). Elon Musk and the Free Speech Lie. strategic-culture.org On December 15, 2022, Elon Musk incited the greatest outrage from leftists yet when he banned a slew of progressive journalists from Twitter, including prominent figures such as CNN's Donnie O'Sullivan, the New York Times's Ryan Mac, and Vox's Aaron Rupar. Though their accounts were later reinstated, insults had already been hurled by the left-wing media, Musk labeled an oppressive right-wing tyrant. The incident even has its own Wikipedia page.

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