2021-06-05: Social Media Postees

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Four Things to Know About Israel's New 'Change Coalition'
Phyllis Bennis | juancole.com | 2021-06-05
( Foreign Policy in Focus ) — The new government — if it takes power at all — is united only around ousting Netanyahu. Here's what that could mean. By Phyllis Bennis | June 4, 2021 In Israel's parliament, the Knesset, a broad but shaky new "change coalition" claims it's ready to finally oust Prime …

Four Things to Know About Israel's New 'Change Coalition'
Phyllis Bennis | zcomm.org | 2021-06-05
The new government — if it takes power at all — is united only around ousting Netanyahu. Here's what that could mean…

Israelis Actively Plotted "indefinite" Occupation of Gaza, West Bank, back in 1960s– the 6 Day War was just a Pretext: Haaretz
Juan Cole | juancole.com | 2021-06-05
Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) — I can't tell you how many times I have heard Israeli officials talk as though the 1967 Israeli military occupation of the Palestinian West Bank and Gaza were a kind of accident that left them with a dilemma. One told me it was like having a used car that you …

Georgia Board of Education Votes to Censor American History
George Chidi | zcomm.org | 2021-06-05
The state board drafted a resolution restricting classroom discussion of racism, then blocked comments from the YouTube livestream…

Netanyahu pledges to destroy Biden's Iran, Settlements Policies
Juan Cole | zcomm.org | 2021-06-05
Netanyahu is telling Israelis that Bennett's will be a "far left government," even though it has far right parties in it, including that of its head…

Tallahassee students speak out against attacks on Palestine
Fight Back | fightbacknews.org | 2021-06-05
Tallahassee, FL – On June 3, students at Florida State University gathered to demand an end to the Israeli government's attacks on Gaza. Students connected the struggles against political repression in Palestine to similar struggles facing political activists in Colombia. | The event was hosted by Students for a Democratic Society as well as the Tallahassee Community Action Committee. Attendees held signs saying, "End the Occupation" and "Stop Political Repression". | Event organizer Katherine Draken said, "We need to continue bringing attention to the struggles of the Palestinian people against Zionism and…

'When they take 100 trees, we plant 4,000' — a conversation with Mubarak Awad on nonviolence in Palestine
Waging Nonviolence | juancole.com | 2021-06-05
By Nonviolence Radio Team | ( Waging Nonviolence ) — Subscribe to "Nonviolence Radio" on Apple Podcasts, Android, Spotify or via RSS. This week, Nonviolence Radio hosts Mubarak Awad, founder of the National Youth Advocate Program, which provides alternative foster care and counseling to "at risk" youth and their families. He is also the founder …

Friday 6/4: Palestine 101 & Naksa Community Teach-In
Angela | indybay.org | 2021-06-05
1331 S Nutwood St, Anaheim, CA…

Friday 6/4: Protest: Free Palestine
Angela | indybay.org | 2021-06-05
MLK Plaza | 2 E Oak St, Stockton, CA…

Saturday 6/5: From the Bay to Palestine: Rise Up for Liberation
Angela | indybay.org | 2021-06-05
San Leandro Marina | 1253 Marina Blvd, San Leandro, CA…

Saturday 6/5: Protest US financed oppression in Palestine/Israel
Allan Fisher | indybay.org | 2021-06-05
Ocean and Water Street, Santa Cruz…

Workers worldwide block Israeli ships in solidarity
Georgina Andrews | challenge-magazine.org | 2021-06-05
Following apartheid Israel's massacre in the besieged Gaza strip last month, the Palestinian General Federation of Trade Unions and all other notable Palestinian trade unions have urged fellow workers around the world to refuse to handle Israeli goods and build Israeli weapons. Dock workers in Livorno and South Africa took heed of this call last Continue reading "Workers worldwide block Israeli ships in solidarity"

Block The Boat Picket Stops Israeli Apartheid Profiteer Ship from Unloading in Port of Oakland
Answer Coalition | answercoalition.org | 2021-06-05

Pacifica CRD & WorkWeek Covering Picketing & Block of Israeli Chartered Ship Volan At
WorkWeek | indybay.org | 2021-06-05
WorkWeek & Pacifica's Covid, Race & Democracy will be covering the picket of the Zim Ship Volan at the Port of Oakland…

Roman Protasevich, Casualty Of The Ryanair Incident In Belarus, Is Spilling The Beans
_____ | popularresistance.org | 2021-06-05
'Western' media, as well as other regime change activist claim that Protasevich must have been tortured to say what he says. However, aside from light handcuff marks at his wrists there is no evidence of that. Protasevich had previously been wounded when he fought in the fascist Ukrainian Azov battalion against the Donbas secessionists. He is a tough guy who will not be impressed by handcuffs which, by the way, police everywhere use for good reasons.

Craig Murray's Trial: What Happens Next
_____ | popularresistance.org | 2021-06-05
On Monday morning, Lady Dorrian and two supporting judges will hear the application from Roddy Dunlop QC for Craig Murray to be allowed to appeal to the UK Supreme Court against both their verdict of contempt of court for jigsaw identification, and against the disproportionate sentence.

Victory Claimed After Israeli-Operated Cargo Ship Prevented from Unloading in Oakland
Arab Resource & Organizing Center | indybay.org | 2021-06-05
In a major BDS win, an Arab community organization mobilized over 500 people and blocked an Israeli shipping giant from unloading cargo in the Port of Oakland. Now organizers say the fight has just begun, and have called for more pickets at 4PM…

Protesters Prevent Unloading of Israeli Ship
Leon Kunstenaar, AROC event notice | indybay.org | 2021-06-05
Attempting to avoid protesters, ZIM freighter hung out off California coasts for two weeks, only to be prevented from unloading in Oakland.

Israeli ZIM Volans Blocked In Oakland As ILWU 10 Members Refuse To Cross Picket Lines
Labor Video Project | indybay.org | 2021-06-05
Over 500 community and labor activists rallied and picketed the Israeli ZIM chartered ship the Volans. ILWU members refused to cross the picket lines.

Palestinian Lives Still Won't Matter Under the Next Israeli Government
Staff | truthout.org | 2021-06-05
In Israel's parliament, the Knesset, a broad but shaky new "change coalition" claims it's ready to finally oust Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu — the right-wing Likud leader who's held the office for the last 12 years. | If approved, the new coalition would anoint as prime minister Naftali Bennett, a former Netanyahu ally who supports settlement expansion and annexation of much of the West Bank, and who is significantly further to the right than Netanyahu himself. In theory, if it stays in p…

Israel's Netanyahu pledges to destroy President Biden's Iran, Settlements Policies if he Can Survive
Juan Cole | juancole.com | 2021-06-04
Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) — Outgoing Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu lost his chance to form a government as the deadline ran out on Thursday, but he swung into action in an attempt to stop his rivals from forming one, either. A successful prime minister would have to be able pass a confidence vote in …

My Bill Would Stop US Aid From Funding Palestinian Suffering
Betty McCollum | thenation.com | 2021-06-04
My Bill Would Stop US Aid From Funding Palestinian Suffering…

'Keep up the pressure for Palestine' — Communists urge
Editorial Team | challenge-magazine.org | 2021-06-04
The Communist Party of Britain has welcomed the upsurge in mass demonstrations around the world in solidarity with the Palestinian people. But the Party's International Secretary John Foster called for the protests to continue and even escalate, to put pressure on national governments to force Israel to the negotiating table with Palestinian representatives. "Persuasion having failed over recent decades, sanctions against the Israeli state are necessary in order to bring such talks about", he told the CP Political Committee on Wednesday evening (2 June 2021).

Israeli Apartheid Politics Takes a Bizarre Turn
The Socialist Program | liberationnews.org | 2021-06-04
This interview is an episode of The Socialist Program with Brian Becker, a podcast providing news and views about the world for those who want to change it. You can follow the show on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Will Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu be replaced by an even more fanatical racist? A last-minute coalition …

The more it Changes . . . What can we Expect from the new Unity Coalition Government in Israel?
The Conversation | juancole.com | 2021-06-04
By John Strawson | — Israeli politics are entering a new chapter. After inconclusive elections in March, a politically diverse coalition has formed to end Benjamin Netanyahu's 12 years as prime minister. The eight-party coalition is led by right-winger Naftali Bennett and centrist Yair Lapid. The two will take turns as prime minister, with Bennett …

Who is the arch-racist poised to head Israeli government?
Joyce Chediac | liberationnews.org | 2021-06-04
A new coalition has selected Naftali Bennett, an arch racist, to head the Israeli government, replacing Benjamin Netanyahu as Prime Minister.

We need to hear — and share — the voices of Palestinian artists
Markela Panegyres | greenleft.org.au | 2021-06-04
One small way we can express solidarity with Palestinian artists, writers and musicians is by learning about their work and sharing it with others, writes Markela Panegyres.

On Police Abolition: Decolonization Is the Only Way
Internationalist 360 ∞ | libya360.wordpress.com | 2021-06-04
Cameron Crowder Introduction The United States is a project of both anti-Blackness and racial-colonial power. From the founding of this white supremacist settler-colonial state, Black people have endured 250 years of slavery, ninety years of Jim Crow, sixty years of "separate but equal" legal doctrine, and thirty-five years of explicitly anti-Black housing laws among other… Read…

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