My second group of daily headlines! Enjoy.
– Democracy Now!: On Columbus Day, Indigenous Urge Celebration of Native Culture & Teaching of the Americas’ Genocide.
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:
– 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:
– Food Politics: Expert Marion Nestle tells why measures to improve school lunches in public schools nationwide haven’t been implemented:
– 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
– 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:
– The Bureau of Investigative Journalism: The qyestion of bringing the most unreliable witnesses or “Supergrasses” back into UK lingers:
– Global Research Center: Does Chavez offer an alternative model to the one run by Wall Street? This is explored.
– OpenSecrets: Despite Mitt Romney’s remark in the debate he’ll defund PBS, those that work for them have given him zero dollars:
I hope you enjoy!