Columbus and Indian Genocide, and more!

9 Oct

My second group of daily headlines! Enjoy.

- Democracy Now!: On Columbus Day, Indigenous Urge Celebration of Native Culture & Teaching of the Americas’ Genocide.
(http://m.democracynow.org/stories/13156)
My dad told me about this, so I checked it out. Its apretty good broadcast by Amy Goodman.

- Democracy Now!: Huge protest at Foxconn factory in China when IPhones, ITouches made, 4,000 participate:
http://m.democracynow.org/headlines/2012/10/8/32422

- CounterPunch: Comparing the Jim Crow laws of the south to the oppressive nature Palestinians face in the West Bank and Gaza Strip (http://www.counterpunch.org/2012/10/08/jim-crow-and-the-palestinians/)

- CounterPunch: Disappearance of Public Intellectuals and “Economic Darwinism” in American Society (http://www.counterpunch.org/2012/10/08/the-disappearance-of-public-intellectuals/)

- Zero Hedge: Anti-Austerity protests in South Africa numbering 12,000 or more: http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2012-10-08/south-africa-shows-europe-how-anti-austerity-protests-are-done

- Truthdig: Chris Hedges, activist and writer speaks on the anniversary of the Afghanistan War, why it has “maimed” us: http://www.truthdig.com/report/item/the_maimed_20121007/

- 972 Magazine: How much does it cost to create a scare campaign about Iran? This independent newspaper found out:
http://972mag.com/price-tag-of-the-iran-scare-campaign-revealed/57321/

- Food Politics: Expert Marion Nestle tells why measures to improve school lunches in public schools nationwide haven’t been implemented:
http://www.foodpolitics.com/2012/10/school-lunch-rules-caught-up-in-politics/

- The Real News Network: General Strike takes place in a Greek town (http://therealnews.com/mobile/episode.php?epid=871)

- The Real News Network: recent Venezuelan elections are fair but there is a lack of independent media (http://therealnews.com/mobile/story.php?id=8956)

- Truthout: Revitalization of the Lakota, at long last: http://truth-out.org/news/item/11971-lakota-the-revitalization-of-language-and-the-persistence-of-spirit

- Informed Comment: Libyan National Congress has a vote of “no confidence” in the Prime Minister, ousting him (http://www.juancole.com/2012/10/acting-like-a-democracy-libyan-national-congress-dismisses-prime-minister.html)

- Wired Magazine: House Intelligence Committee says Chinese telcom companies should be viewed with suspicion
(http://www.wired.com/threatlevel/2012/10/chinese-telecoms-suspicious/)

- Wired Magazine: Obama continues the war on sharing as Internet Services Providers plan to implement a policy that will shut off access to those downloading content online, seemingly major privacy issues here, and violation of the 4th Amendment: (http://www.wired.com/threatlevel/2012/10/isp-file-sharing-monitoring/)

- The Guardian: Dissidents beat up in Belarus, which the Guardian calls “Europe’s Last Dictatorship”: http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/oct/07/belarus-inside-europes-last-dictatorship

- Too Much: Federal regulators have actually been cracking down somewhat lately on financial industry fraud. But the power-suited executives responsible for that fraud are still paying no personal price:
http://toomuchonline.org/can-we-get-tougher-on-crime-in-the-suites/

- The Bureau of Investigative Journalism: The qyestion of bringing the most unreliable witnesses or “Supergrasses” back into UK lingers:
http://www.thebureauinvestigates.com/2012/10/07/the-return-of-the-supergrass/

- Global Research Center: Does Chavez offer an alternative model to the one run by Wall Street? This is explored.
(http://www.globalresearch.ca/venezuelas-victory-over-wall-street/)

- OpenSecrets: Despite Mitt Romney’s remark in the debate he’ll defund PBS, those that work for them have given him zero dollars:
http://www.opensecrets.org/news/2012/10/in-spite-of-his-nickname.html

I hope you enjoy!
– Burkely

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