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2019-11-18: News Headlines

RT (2019-11-18). 'Censored because they gave me platform': Ecuador's ex-leader Correa slams sudden move to cut off RT Spanish in his country. rt.com Former leader of Ecuador Rafael Correa believes his country's national broadcaster suddenly cut its distribution of RT Spanish simply because the channel gave him a platform to air views critical of Lenin Moreno's government. | "I am very sorry, I feel bad, because I think the National Telecommunications Corporation has cut off RT's broadcast because of me," Correa, who hosts a weekly political talk show on the channel, said. | In this particular case it looks like RT is being censored simply because they offered me a platform for my program. | Correa's comments come days after Ecuador's National Telecommunica…

Alan Macleod (2019-11-18). Media Silent as Bolivia's New Right-Wing Gov't Massacres Indigenous Protesters. mintpressnews.com Both the corporate media and human rights groups have been silent as journalists and indigenous protesters have been targeted as Bolivia's self-declared right-wing government uses violence to secure its tenuous hold on power.

WSWS (2019-11-18). Wall Street Journal investigation confirms Google operates censorship blacklist. wsws.org A report published Friday confirms many of the central allegations made by the World Socialist Web Site in 2017 regarding Google's censorship of the internet.

Mnar Muhawesh (2019-11-18). Social Media Censorship Reaches New Heights as Twitter Permanently Bans Dissent. globalresearch.ca It's an open secret. The deep state is working hand in hand with Silicon Valley social media giants like Twitter, Facebook and Google to control the flow of information. That includes suppressing, censoring and sometimes outright purging dissenting voices — …

Robert Norse and Alicia Kuhl (2019-11-18). Two Views of the City's Ambush of the Phoenix (Deseire Memorial Survival) Camp Behind Ross. indybay.org Mainstream media have distorted and omitted various facts about the Friday morning November 15th police assault on the survival camp sending dozens into the bushes, streets, and neighborhoods for the winter. Camp Phoenix sheltered more than 60 people, many of them disabled and elderly, assisting with cooking, storage, and sanitation facilities and free access to its residents. The double sided flyer posted here attempts to correct false City claims echoed by the media.

Gregory Shupak (2019-11-18). Unpacking Media Propaganda About Bolivia's Election – Pro-coup editorials rely on—and misreport—questionable evidence from the dubious OAS. fair.org by Gregory Shupak | To endorse the coup in Bolivia, numerous editorials in major US media outlets paint President Evo Morales as undemocratic. Exhibit A in their case is the Organization of American States' (OAS) claims that there was fraud in the October 20 Bolivian election in which Morales was elected for a fourth term. They also argue that he should not have been allowed to run again in the first place. | The New York Times' editorial ( 11/11/19) accused Morales of "brazenly abusing the power and institutions put in his care by…

Tom Coburg (2019-11-17). A secretive propaganda unit is manipulating our social media. But it's not Russian. thecanary.co The Intelligence and Security Committee (ISC) dossier on Russian meddling into UK politics remains unpublished. But Britain has its own meddling 'agency' — a designated brigade of the British army. Moreover, it has a connection with Twitter management.Exclusively, The Canary can also reveal that one of the brigade's forerunners was a British army 'psyops' division linked with the parent body of discredited data miners Cambridge Analytica.Small world.Inside the 77th: In Ma…

WSWS (2019-11-16). Roger Stone conviction affirms he lied about having connections with WikiLeaks. wsws.org The conviction of Roger Stone on all seven federal offenses shows, contrary to the fabrications in the corporate media, that he lied about having a relationship with Julian Assange and WikiLeaks.

Fight Back (2019-11-15). UNF SDS says 'No Nazis at UNF' again. fightbacknews.org Jacksonville, FL – The University of North Florida's (UNF) chapter of Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) held a banner drop on November 13, condemning recent Neo-Nazi propaganda that has been posted around campus. The hand-written banner read, "Neo-Nazis not welcome here." | On November 5, UNF's student newspaper released an article of students finding multiple Neo-Nazi flyers around campus that read, "It's ok to genocide subhumans" and "The struggle never ends. Join the F.K.D." FKD stands for Feuerkrieg Division, a splinter group of the paramilitary extremist group, Atomwaffen Division which has been linked…

Eds. (2019-11-15). The Bolivian coup is not a coup—because U.S. wanted it to happen. mronline.org Army generals appearing on television to demand the resignation and arrest of an elected civilian head of state seems like a textbook example of a coup. And yet that is certainly not how corporate media are presenting the weekend's events in Bolivia. | Source

Jonathan Steele (2019-11-15). The OPCW and Douma: Chemical Weapons Watchdog Accused of Evidence-Tampering by Its Own Inspectors. counterpunch.org Claims that President Bashar al-Assad's forces have used chemical weapons are almost as old as the Syrian civil war itself. They have produced strong reactions, and none more so than in the case of the alleged attack in April last year on the opposition-controlled area of Douma near Damascus in which 43 people are said More

Mnar Muhawesh (2019-11-14). Social Media Censorship Reaches New Heights as Twitter Permanently Bans Dissent. mintpressnews.com | | It's an open secret. The deep state is wo…

Activist Post (2019-11-12). Pompeo's Iran Nuclear Lies Exposed Using Clear Evidence & The JCPOA Document Itself. thelastamericanvagabond.com Mike Pompeo continues to lead the propaganda push to get the public panicking about an Iran "nuclear breakout" even when all evidence shows that Iran is nowhere near capable of being a nuclear threat. Of course many other countries have far more robust nuclear programs, but because it's Iran we have to come together as …

Activist Post (2019-11-10). Revealed: Breathalyzer Test Is "Fake Science" — What's NOT Fake Today? thelastamericanvagabond.com So much of what we are confronted with in the mainstream media and from government sources is fake. So much so, that the question should be: what is NOT fake? Apparently, the science behind the much-touted breathalyzer used by police to nab drunk drivers ALSO can be added to the list of fakery. Given how …

Alan MacLeod (2019-11-08). Is 'OK Boomer' the 'New N-Word,' or Are Millennials Still Destroying Everything? – How media coverage of intergenerational divides obscures class conflict. fair.org Dividing generations? That's our job, say corporate media (NBC, 11/7/19). | In recent times, media have taken a great interest in highlighting and even generating intergenerational fighting. One example is the focus on the "OK boomer" meme, a witty two-word comeback gaining popularity on the internet. "OK boomer" is a pithy, cutting retort millennials (those born between 1981—96) and Generation Z (those "Zoomers" born even later than 1996) give to those born during the baby boom (1946—64).

Hatewatch Staff (2019-11-05). League of the South Resorts to Video Stunts as Membership Declines. splcenter.org The League of the South made a 25-second propaganda video over the weekend at the memorial of a civil rights icon in an apparent attempt to attract members to its neo-Confederate ideology.

2019-11-18: Social Media Postees

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Media Silent as Bolivia's New Right-Wing Gov't Massacres Indigenous Protesters
Alan Macleod | mintpressnews.com | 2019-11-18
Both the corporate media and human rights groups have been silent as journalists and indigenous protesters have been targeted as Bolivia's self-declared right-wing government uses violence to secure its tenuous hold on power.
mintpressnews.com/media-silent-bolivia-m…

Social Media Censorship Reaches New Heights as Twitter Permanently Bans Dissent
Mnar Muhawesh | globalresearch.ca | 2019-11-18
It's an open secret. The deep state is working hand in hand with Silicon Valley social media giants like Twitter, Facebook and Google to control the flow of information. That includes suppressing, censoring and sometimes outright purging dissenting voices — …
globalresearch.ca/social-media-censorshi…

Wall Street Journal investigation confirms Google operates censorship blacklist
wsws.org | 2019-11-18
A report published Friday confirms many of the central allegations made by the World Socialist Web Site in 2017 regarding Google's censorship of the internet.
www.wsws.org/en/articles/2019/11/18/pers…

'Censored because they gave me platform': Ecuador's ex-leader Correa slams sudden move to cut off RT Spanish in his country
rt.com | 2019-11-18
Former leader of Ecuador Rafael Correa believes his country's national broadcaster suddenly cut its distribution of RT Spanish simply because the channel gave him a platform to air views critical of Lenin Moreno's government. | "I am very sorry, I feel bad, because I think the National Telecommunications Corporation has cut off RT's broadcast because of me," Correa, who hosts a weekly political talk show on the channel, said. | In this particular case it looks like RT is being censored simply because they offered me a platform for my program. | Correa's comments come days after Ecuador's National Telecommunica…
rt.com/news/473734-correa-moreno-rt-span…

Unpacking Media Propaganda About Bolivia's Election – Pro-coup editorials rely on–and misreport–questionable evidence from the dubious OAS
Gregory Shupak | fair.org | 2019-11-18
by Gregory Shupak | To endorse the coup in Bolivia, numerous editorials in major US media outlets paint President Evo Morales as undemocratic. Exhibit A in their case is the Organization of American States' (OAS) claims that there was fraud in the October 20 Bolivian election in which Morales was elected for a fourth term. They also argue that he should not have been allowed to run again in the first place. | The New York Times' editorial ( 11/11/19) accused Morales of "brazenly abusing the power and institutions put in his care by…
fair.org/home/unpacking-media-propaganda…

Two Views of the City's Ambush of the Phoenix (Deseire Memorial Survival) Camp Behind Ross
Robert Norse and Alicia Kuhl | indybay.org | 2019-11-18
Mainstream media have distorted and omitted various facts about the Friday morning November 15th police assault on the survival camp sending dozens into the bushes, streets, and neighborhoods for the winter. Camp Phoenix sheltered more than 60 people, many of them disabled and elderly, assisting with cooking, storage, and sanitation facilities and free access to its residents. The double sided flyer posted here attempts to correct false City claims echoed by the media.
indybay.org/newsitems/2019/11/16/1882816…

A secretive propaganda unit is manipulating our social media. But it's not Russian
Tom Coburg | thecanary.co | 2019-11-17
The Intelligence and Security Committee (ISC) dossier on Russian meddling into UK politics remains unpublished. But Britain has its own meddling 'agency' — a designated brigade of the British army. Moreover, it has a connection with Twitter management.Exclusively, The Canary can also reveal that one of the brigade's forerunners was a British army 'psyops' division linked with the parent body of discredited data miners Cambridge Analytica.Small world.Inside the 77th: In Ma…
thecanary.co/exclusive/2019/11/17/a-secretive-propaganda-unit-is-manipulating-our-social-media-but-its-not-russian/

Roger Stone conviction affirms he lied about having connections with WikiLeaks
wsws.org | 2019-11-16
The conviction of Roger Stone on all seven federal offenses shows, contrary to the fabrications in the corporate media, that he lied about having a relationship with Julian Assange and WikiLeaks.
www.wsws.org/en/articles/2019/11/16/ston…

The Bolivian coup is not a coup–because U.S. wanted it to happen
Eds. | mronline.org | 2019-11-15
Army generals appearing on television to demand the resignation and arrest of an elected civilian head of state seems like a textbook example of a coup. And yet that is certainly not how corporate media are presenting the weekend's events in Bolivia. | Source…
mronline.org/2019/11/15/the-bolivian-cou…

The OPCW and Douma: Chemical Weapons Watchdog Accused of Evidence-Tampering by Its Own Inspectors
Jonathan Steele | counterpunch.org | 2019-11-15
Claims that President Bashar al-Assad's forces have used chemical weapons are almost as old as the Syrian civil war itself. They have produced strong reactions, and none more so than in the case of the alleged attack in April last year on the opposition-controlled area of Douma near Damascus in which 43 people are said…
counterpunch.org/2019/11/15/the-opcw-and…

UNF SDS says 'No Nazis at UNF' again
Fight Back | fightbacknews.org | 2019-11-15
Jacksonville, FL – The University of North Florida's (UNF) chapter of Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) held a banner drop on November 13, condemning recent Neo-Nazi propaganda that has been posted around campus. The hand-written banner read, "Neo-Nazis not welcome here." | On November 5, UNF's student newspaper released an article of students finding multiple Neo-Nazi flyers around campus that read, "It's ok to genocide subhumans" and "The struggle never ends. Join the F.K.D." FKD stands for Feuerkrieg Division, a splinter group of the paramilitary extremist group, Atomwaffen Division which has been linked…
fightbacknews.org/2019/11/14/unf-sds-say…

Social Media Censorship Reaches New Heights as Twitter Permanently Bans Dissent
Mnar Muhawesh | mintpressnews.com | 2019-11-14
| | It's an open secret. The deep state is wo…
mintpressnews.com/social-media-censorshi…

Pompeo's Iran Nuclear Lies Exposed Using Clear Evidence & The JCPOA Document Itself
Activist Post | thelastamericanvagabond.com | 2019-11-12
Mike Pompeo continues to lead the propaganda push to get the public panicking about an Iran "nuclear breakout" even when all evidence shows that Iran is nowhere near capable of being a nuclear threat. Of course many other countries have far more robust nuclear programs, but because it's Iran we have to come together as …
thelastamericanvagabond.com/top-news/pom…

Revealed: Breathalyzer Test Is "Fake Science" — What's NOT Fake Today?
Activist Post | thelastamericanvagabond.com | 2019-11-10
So much of what we are confronted with in the mainstream media and from government sources is fake. So much so, that the question should be: what is NOT fake? Apparently, the science behind the much-touted breathalyzer used by police to nab drunk drivers ALSO can be added to the list of fakery. Given how …
thelastamericanvagabond.com/top-news/rev…

Is 'OK Boomer' the 'New N-Word,' or Are Millennials Still Destroying Everything? – How media coverage of intergenerational divides obscures class conflict
Alan MacLeod | fair.org | 2019-11-08
Dividing generations? That's our job, say corporate media (NBC, 11/7/19). | In recent times, media have taken a great interest in highlighting and even generating intergenerational fighting. One example is the focus on the "OK boomer" meme, a witty two-word comeback gaining popularity on the internet. "OK boomer" is a pithy, cutting retort millennials (those born between 1981–96) and Generation Z (those "Zoomers" born even later than 1996) give to those born during the baby boom (1946–64).
fair.org/home/is-ok-boomer-the-new-n-wor…

League of the South Resorts to Video Stunts as Membership Declines
Hatewatch Staff | splcenter.org | 2019-11-05
The League of the South made a 25-second propaganda video over the weekend at the memorial of a civil rights icon in an apparent attempt to attract members to its neo-Confederate ideology.
splcenter.org/hatewatch/2019/11/05/leagu…