2019-11-05: Social Media Postees

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Tulsi Gabbard Introduces Bill to Withdraw Troops From Syria
Jason Ditz | theantimedia.com | 2019-11-05
The idea of the bill is to remove any troops in Syria that do not have Congressional approval to be there, which is all of them.

Tulsi Gabbard Introduces Bill to Withdraw Troops From Syria

Trump Is Right to Want to Stop Our Endless Wars, but He's the Wrong Person to Do It
Andrew J. Bacevich | thenation.com | 2019-11-05
Trump Is Right to Want to Stop Our Endless Wars, but He's the Wrong Person to Do It…
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Why Did Trump Sell Out Kurds?
Kani Xulam | counterpunch.org | 2019-11-05
On October 6, the presidents of America and Turkey spoke by phone. There is no transcript of what was said, but the White House issued a press release announcing the decision of Turkey's president to attack northern Syria, and that of the United States to withdraw from it. Kurds live in northern Syria, which we…
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Syrian Army Defends Civilians from Sectarian Terrorist Threat in Northeast
Steven Sahiounie | globalresearch.ca | 2019-11-05
Kurdish-dominated Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) have continued to pull back as agreed, while the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and their Russian military allies have taken positions through much of the northeast of Syria, to counter the Turkish invasion. There …
globalresearch.ca/syrian-arab-army-defends-civilians-sectarian-terrorist-threat-northeast/5693995

Video: Syrian Army Prepares for Advance in Northern Lattakia
South Front | globalresearch.ca | 2019-11-05
In response to a recent escalation in northern Lattakia, the Syrian Army has deployed a batch of reinforcements south of the militant-held town of Kbani. According to pro-government sources, the Syrian military leadership is also considering to deploy units from …
globalresearch.ca/video-army-prepares-advance-northern-lattakia/5694079

Our Kurdish Hero…the Terrorist?
Scott Ritter | globalresearch.ca | 2019-11-05
In the past month, the name and image of General Mazloum Adbi, the commander of the Kurdish Syrian Democratic Forces, or SDF, has become well known to Americans. The decision by President Trump to precipitously withdraw U.S. forces …
globalresearch.ca/kurdish-hero-terrorist/5694037

"Robbing" Syria's Oil to Thwart Syria's Recovery
Salman Rafi Sheikh | globalresearch.ca | 2019-11-05
In the name of what the US president called "securing the oil" or what the Pentagon chose to describe as an attempt to "protect" Syria's oil, the US is basically indulging in what can, in simple terms, be described as …
globalresearch.ca/robbing-syria-oil-thwart-syria-recovery/5694045

Ralph Nader: Boeing Is Playing Congress for Fools
Staff | truthdig.com | 2019-11-05
The airplane manufacturer refuses to come clean on its negligence and mismanagement, even after a pair of 737 MAX crashes left 346 dead.
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Nurses Lead Protest at Pelosi's Office After She Says "Not a Big Fan of Medicare For All"
R.R. | indybay.org | 2019-11-05
National Nurses United planned the rally, march, and die-in months in advance, but the timing couldn't have been better. On November 2nd, the day after Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi who represents the City of San Francisco said, "I am not a big fan of Medicare for All" protesters were on the streets near her San Francisco office demanding that she fight for House Resolution 1384, the Medicare for All bill. | [Photos by Cornelia Grimes, Pro Bono Photo. Please credit the photographer]…
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Los Angeles City Council Votes to Support Medicare for All, Urges Congress to Act
commondreams.org | 2019-11-05
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Large-Scale Rally by National Nurses United in Support of Medicare for All
Leon Kunstenaar | indybay.org | 2019-11-05
Photos: Leon Kunstenaar, ProBono Photo | Thousands in Nancy Pelosi's Congressional District continue grassroots Medicare for All movement.
indybay.org/newsitems/2019/11/03/1882781…

Outrage After Nancy Pelosi Says she is "Not a Big Fan of Medicare for All"
Jake Johnson via Common Dreams | indybay.org | 2019-11-05
Alex Lawson of Social Security Works responded to Pelosi's statement saying, "Medicare for All doesn't cost money. It saves money by eliminating the for-profit waste in the insurance system and ending the rip-off of paying the highest drug prices in the world." Other progressives reacted negatively as well. Pelosi represents the 12th congressional district which is entirely within the city of San Francisco. | [Photo by Jack Owicki, Pro Bono Photo, Please credit the photographer]…
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Washington Democrats Recruited Colorado's John Hickenlooper for Senate Nomination Despite Looming Ethics Investigation
Aída Chávez | theintercept.com | 2019-11-05
The Colorado Independent Ethics Commission is expected to release an investigative report this week into allegations that John Hickenlooper, a candidate for the U.S. Senate in 2020, violated state law by receiving free private jet rides and other gifts from corporations when he served as governor. While Hickenlooper has denied any wrongdoing, and last year the Denver Post editorial board said the complaint consisted of "politically motivated lies," there are fears that the investigation stands to damage Hickenlooper's chances in Colorado. | The ethics complaint, which was filed last year by former Republican stat…
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McConnell Brags He and Trump Are Packing Courts With Extreme Right-Wing Judges
Staff | truthout.org | 2019-11-05
During a rally in Kentucky Monday night ahead of the state's gubernatorial election, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell boasted that he and President Donald Trump are "changing the federal courts forever" by rapidly confirming right-wing judges to lifetime seats. | "Nobody has done more to change the court system in the history of our country than Donald Trump," McConnell, a Republican from Kentucky, said while flanked by Trump. "And Mr. President, we're going to keep on doing it. My mo…
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'Do your job and print his name:' Rand Paul urges media to OUT whistleblower, says they worked for Biden
rt.com | 2019-11-05
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…
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UN policewoman recognized for 'speaking up and speaking out' on behalf of the vulnerable
United Nations | un.org | 2019-11-05
At the core of peacekeeping lies the notion of shared responsibility, the UN peacekeeping chief said on Tuesday, presenting this year's award for Female Police Officer of the Year, to a woman who "has made a career of speaking up and speaking out on behalf of all vulnerable populations".
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Harvest Peace and Social Justice Craft and Info Fair
First Presbyterian Church of Palo Alto | indybay.org | 2019-11-05
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Yemeni Government Sign Peace Deal With Southern Separatists
telesurenglish.net | 2019-11-05
Yemen's Saudi backed government signed Tuesday a power-sharing deal with the separatists' Southern Transitional Council (STC). The agreement was signed under the supervision of Saudi Arabia's crown prince Mohammad bin Salman (MBS) who welcomed it as the first consequent step to end the multifaceted war whose principal victims are civilians. | RELATED: | 2M Yemeni Children Out of School, 3.7M at Risk of Dropping Out | The deal, a copy of which was seen by Reuters, calls for the…
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Yemen agreement to end southern power struggle 'important step' towards peace: UN Special Envoy
United Nations | un.org | 2019-11-05
The top UN official in Yemen has welcomed an agreement to end infighting between the Government and separatist allies in the south of the country, known as the Southern Transitional Council, signed on Tuesday in Saudi Arabia.
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'A Huge Moment for the Movement': Los Angeles City Council Approves Resolution in Favor of Medicare for All
Jon Queally, staff writer | commondreams.org | 2019-11-05
"Today's resolution sends a powerful message to Congress that the people of Los Angeles demand that health care be treated as a right, not a privilege." | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files…
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Fierce resistance continues in northeast Syria against Turkey's illegal invasion
Tom Anderson | thecanary.co | 2019-11-04
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…
thecanary.co/global/world-analysis/2019/11/04/fierce-resistance-continues-in-northeast-syria-against-turkeys-illegal-invasion/

Syria Talks: Is Jaw Jaw Better Than War War?
Daniel Warner | counterpunch.org | 2019-11-04
The opening of Geneva talks of a Syrian constitutional committee organized by the latest UN representative for Syria, Geir Pedersen, brings to mind the famous adage attributed to Winston Churchill; "It is better to jaw jaw than to war war." One hundred fifty Syrians from the government, opposition and civil society are meeting in the…
counterpunch.org/2019/11/04/syria-talks-…

'Like a giant ISIS recruiting poster': Trump's Syrian oilfield occupation slammed by 'moderate' rebel recruiter Biden
rt.com | 2019-11-04
Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden — who, back in the good old Obama administration days, lobbied for the arming of 'moderate' rebels in Syria — slammed Trump for downgrading the US military to an oilfield occupation force. | "Leaving troops behind like [Trump's] doing now — he says that what he wants to do is we're going to occupy the oil fields and we're going to take 'em," Biden told the Wall Street Journal. He expressed deep regret that the vacuum left by the withdrawal of US troops has disastrously been filled by the (legitimate) Syrian government, Russia, and (probably worst of al…
rt.com/news/472547-syria-oil-trump-biden…

UNICEF urges governments to repatriate thousands of foreign children stranded in northeast Syria
United Nations | un.org | 2019-11-04
The head of the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) is appealing for countries to repatriate scores of foreign children who are stranded in northeast Syria in the wake of the Turkish-launched offensive which began last month.
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Axe the Max: Buffeting Boeing CEO's Rope-a-Dope in Congress
Ralph Nader | counterpunch.org | 2019-11-04
This past week, Boeing's deadly 737 MAX crashes were the focus of two back-to-back hearings — one in the Senate and one in the House. In the House Transportation Committee hearing, at least 50 Democrats and Republicans criticized Dennis Muilenburg's mismanagement and implied criminal negligence. Muilenburg's actions allowed Boeing's marketeers to overrule Boeing's engineers so that Boeing could circumvent…
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Facebook re-brands in all caps, failing to defuse internet ire over monopoly status, fake news, and privacy predation
rt.com | 2019-11-04
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…
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Congressional bill on Hong Kong lays bare U.S.' colonial ambitions
Ian Goodrum | peoplesworld.org | 2019-11-04
Well, here we are again. The United States continues to run its mouth about the Hong Kong protests, this time in the form of legislation. Last month, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 3289, deemed the "Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act." It was approved by voice vote so an exact tally can't …
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A Call For Peace, A Demand for Justice
Staff | therealnews.com | 2019-11-04
"These are broken people, in a broken city, in a broken system." Baltimore Ceasefire's Youth Ambassadors remember those who have been killed, and are pushing leaders to address the inequality and trauma that leads to violence.
therealnews.com/stories/call-for-peace-d…

Should You be Afraid of the Fascists in Your Community?
Wim Laven | counterpunch.org | 2019-11-04
I get accused of "being over-the-top" and using hyperbole by conservative friends and acquaintances with increasing frequency. This is caused, in large part, by me being a vocal and active contributor to the public discourse about issues of peace and justice. I am called a "snowflake" for responding to those who support–or even promote–rape culture.
counterpunch.org/2019/11/04/should-you-b…

Buenos Aires Celebrates Queer Diversity in Massive Pride Parade
telesurenglish.net | 2019-11-04
Thousands of revelers marched on Saturday through the streets of Buenos Aires for the annual pride parade to celebrate queer diversity and demand rights for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer (LGBTIQ) community. | RELATED: | Chilean Protestor: 'I Was Raped by Police' | Participants began to gather in the morning at the Plaza de Mayo. They marched towards the National Congress building in the afternoon via the Avenida de Mayo, which was quickly flooded with multicolored flags…
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"White Helmets Are Preparing New Chemical Provocations In Syria," France Bombs Iraq & Oil Occupation
Ryan Cristián | thelastamericanvagabond.com | 2019-11-03
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 (11/2/19). 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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Turkish nationalists attack Rojava solidarity rally
ALEX | greenleft.org.au | 2019-11-03
Rojava Solidarity Alex BainbridgeIssue 1244 Australia Gold CoastNovember 3, 2019A peaceful rally on the Gold Coast, Queensland, in solidarity with the Rojava Revolution in northern Syria was attacked by Turkish chauvinists on November 3. | Rally spokesperson Mi…
greenleft.org.au/content/turkish-nationalists-attack-rojava-solidarity-rally

Baghdadi Deception Exposed, Israel Bombs Gaza After Phantom Rocket & US Violates Own Syria Sanctions
Ryan Cristián | thelastamericanvagabond.com | 2019-11-02
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 (11/1/19). 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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Proposed Withdrawal of US Troops in Syria
Ron Forthofer | dissidentvoice.org | 2019-11-02
President Trump has stated his intent to withdraw US troops from Syria on several occasions since March 2018. Each time politicians from both the Democratic and Republican parties, supported by the corporate-controlled media, have, based on US imperial interests, vehemently challenged the withdrawal proposal. These folks also based their opposition to withdrawal on their supposed …
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Top UN Syria envoy hails 'impressive' start to historic talks in Geneva
United Nations | un.org | 2019-11-01
UN-brokered face-to-face talks between the Syrian Government and opposition — the first to take place in nearly nine years of fighting — to draft a new constitution for the country, will continue into next week, the UN's Special Envoy for Syria, Geir Pedersen, said on Friday.
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Guterres in Turkey: UN to study 'new settlement areas' plan for Syrian refugees
United Nations | un.org | 2019-11-01
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday presented UN Secretary-General António Guterres with a plan for resettling hundreds-of-thousands of Syrian refugees, in the wake of the country's offensive into northeastern Syria last month to remove Kurdish forces, aimed at creating a so-called "safe zone" along the border for returnees.
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Union-busting bill an attack on us all
Fred_F | greenleft.org.au | 2019-11-01
Workers rights Susan PriceIssue 1243 Australia Ensuring Integrity BillNovember 1, 2019The Coalition's Ensuring Integrity Bill will be voted on sometime over the next two weeks following the conclusion of a Senate inquiry into the proposed union-busting le…
greenleft.org.au/content/union-busting-bill-attack-us-all

How police attacked peaceful protesters to protect climate criminals
Fred_F | greenleft.org.au | 2019-11-01
environment civil liberties Zane AlcornIssue 1243 Australia MelbourneNovember 1, 2019I attended the peaceful blockade of the International Mining and Resources Conference (IMARC) and witnessed how Vi…
greenleft.org.au/content/how-police-attacked-peaceful-protesters-protect-climate-criminals

Turkish attacks continue during 'ceasefire' in Northern Syria
pip.hinman | greenleft.org.au | 2019-10-31
Turkey's war on Rojava Susan PriceIssue 1243 Rojava Syrian Democratic Forces YPG/YPJNovember 1, 2019Despite the agreement reached between Russia and Turkey on October 22 in the Russian city…
greenleft.org.au/content/turkish-attacks-continue-during-ceasefire-northern-syria

Solidarity with Rojava continues to grow
Fred_F | greenleft.org.au | 2019-10-31
international solidarity Fred FuentesIssue 1243 Australia RojavaOctober 31, 2019More trade unions have come out in opposition to Turkey's invasion of the Kurdish majority, northern region of Syria, commonly known as Rojava. | The Construction, Forestry, Mining and…
greenleft.org.au/content/solidarity-rojava-continues-grow

US House passes sanctions bill against Turkey
pip.hinman | greenleft.org.au | 2019-10-31
Turkey's war on RojavaIssue 1243 United States sanctions against TurkeyNovember 1, 2019The United States House of Representatives approved a bill to impose sanctions on Turkey over its military operation in Northern and Eastern Syria on October 30. | The bill was passed by the Democrat-controlled house with 403 votes…
greenleft.org.au/content/us-house-passes-sanctions-bill-against-turkey

British director Ken Loach supports boycott of Turkish institutions
pip.hinman | greenleft.org.au | 2019-10-31
Rojava SolidarityIssue 1243 Britain Turkey's war on RojavaNovember 1, 2019Renowned British film director Ken Loach has signed the call to Boycott Turkish Government Sponsored Academic and Cultural Institutions. | Loach was approached by members of Peace in Kurdistan Campaign at the premiere of his latest film, Sorry, I Missed You,…
greenleft.org.au/content/british-director-ken-loach-supports-boycott-turkish-institutions

Syria: The Launch of a Constitutional Committee a Sign of Hope for Syrian People
Press TV | dissidentvoice.org | 2019-10-30
29 October 2019 Peter Koenig Transcript of a PressTV Interview following a live press Conference by the Foreign Ministers of Russia, Iran and Turkey at the UN Geneva, Switzerland Background GENEVA, October 28 (Xinhua) — The UN Special Envoy for Syria, Geir Pedersen, said here on Monday that the Constitutional Committee's launch should be a …
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At This Year's J Street Conference, "Progressive" Pols Bow to Israel While Preaching Peace
Miko Peled | mintpressnews.com | 2019-10-30
Progressive politicians like Bernie Sanders should be credited for finally offering solutions to decades-old Israeli Human rights violations, but those solutions are often little more than talking points designed to placate their base and appease Israel.
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Headlines for October 30, 2019
Staff | democracynow.org | 2019-10-30
Vindman: White House Transcript of Trump Phone Call Omitted Key Words, Boeing CEO Grilled by Senate Lawmakers Over 737 MAX Failures, Lebanese Prime Minister Resigns Amid Massive Protests, Tens of Thousands Pour into Baghdad's Tahrir Square as Iraq Protests Continue, Anti-Government Protests in Haiti Enter their Seventh Week, Ceasefire Between Turkey and Syrian Kurds in Northern Syria Expires, House Votes for Resolution to Recognize Armenian Genocide, Journalist Max Blumenthal Says He Was Arrested on False Charges, National Weather Service Issues "Extreme Red Flag Warning" over Fires, Protesters Slam BlackRock for…
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Distracting With Baghdadi Psyop, US Sends "Withdrawn" Troops Back Into Syria, Along With MANY More
Ryan Cristián | thelastamericanvagabond.com | 2019-10-29
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 (10/28/19). 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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Media Silent as Nobel Prize Winning OPCW Found "Fixing" its Own Findings on Syria
Alan Macleod | mintpressnews.com | 2019-10-29
Judging by the minimal impact of the news, there will likely be few consequences for those who suppressed information and misled the world, nor for those who called for war on the basis of it, their assertions proving, once again, disastrously wrong.
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Media Silent as Nobel Prize Winning OPCW Found "Fixing" Its Own Findings on Syria
Alan Macleod | theantimedia.com | 2019-10-29
New evidence leaked from whistleblowers suggests the OCPW suppressed evidence and testimony that contradicted the U.S. narrative in Syria.

Media Silent as Nobel Prize Winning OPCW Found “Fixing” Its Own Findings on Syria

By protecting Syria's Idlib, the US created a safe haven for Baghdadi and ISIS
Dan Cohen | thegrayzone.com | 2019-10-29
With the killing of self-proclaimed ISIS "caliph" Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the shoddy narrative pushed by US government officials and regime…
thegrayzone.com/2019/10/29/by-protecting…

Tribute To A Persistent Progressive — Rep. John Conyers
Staff | therealnews.com | 2019-10-29
Jacqueline Luqman pays tribute to John Conyers, the longest-serving Black Democrat in Congress and co-founder of the Congressional Black Caucus, died over the weekend at age 90. His political career spanned more than 50 years, and included a remarkable legacy of civil rights activism, challenging the expanding US military global footprint, and consistent support for…
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