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Sunday, December 1, 2019
Colombian Strikes, Developments in Bolivia and Chile, Corbyn Smeared & more -- The Week in News, Opinion and Videos November 24 - December 1
This list covers the week of November 24 - December 1.
We have changed the format of the round-up so that the links, videos and photos are presented in sections related to topic.
Bolivia Coup Updates:
- OAS Admits Absence of Final Report on Elections in Bolivia
- Crimes Against Humanity Reported in Bolivia: Int'l Delegation
- Bolivia Repeals Controversial Immunity Decree for Armed Forces
- Bolivia: Evo Morales Rejects Interpol Notice Issued Against Him
- 'The Struggle Doesn't End Here': President Evo Morales
- Reversing Pro-Palestinian Stance of Evo Morales, Bolivia's Coup Government Moves to Restore Ties With Israel
- What comes after the coup?
- The people will not allow the coup in Bolivia, says Venezuelan ambassador
- Bolivia: Police Demand to be Paid for Their Support for Coup
- Caribbean Leaders Reject OAS Attempts to Interfere in Dominica
- Cuba found to be the most sustainably developed country in the world, new research finds
- Díaz-Canel: Cuba will not renounce its sovereignty or independence
Footage of Colombian riot police repressing a peaceful demonstration by throwing tear gas into a crowd of protesters:
- One Dead, More Than 700 Injured in the 1st Week of Protests in Colombia
- Colombian national strike continues
- Colombia: Workers' Union Calls to Carry On Nationwide Strike Into Its 5th Day
- Chile: People With Eye Injuries To File Lawsuit Against Piñera
- Chile’s Lawmakers Approve Impeachment of Interior Minister
- Chilean President Rejected by 84% of the Population
- Chilean Communists Reject Sebastian Piñera's Proposal
- Over 2,800 People Wounded in Chile Since Start of Protests
- Chilean Photojournalist Albertina Martínez Burgos Killed in Santiago
South and Central America:
- Martinez Concedes Uruguayan Presidency to Right-Wing Candidate
- Merkel government in peril as leftwing duo take charge of SPD
- Black Friday Protests Across Europe Demand Amazon 'Start Treating Workers Like Humans—Not Robots'
- Italian Authorities Uncover Plot to Create New Nazi Party
- Austrian communists make significant gains in Styrian state elections
- Protests grow in Ukraine against government’s decision to lift moratorium on land sales
- General election: Boris Johnson’s lead halved, putting UK in ‘hung parliament territory’, latest poll reveals
- Why he's voting Labour: Alan Moore, author Watchmen and V for Vendetta
- The Contract on Corbyn
- Chief Rabbi's ‘vote Tory’ call condemned by Jewish groups
- Rabbi Mirvis is overplaying his hand
- Lies, lies and more lies
- Boris Johnson said children of single mothers were 'ill-raised, ignorant, aggressive and illegitimate' in newly unearthed column
- Boris Johnson said that Islamophobia is a 'natural reaction' to Islam and that 'Islam is the problem'
- BBC admits it made ‘mistake’ by editing Boris Johnson footage to remove audience laughing at him
- Protests in India after woman gang raped and burned to death
- Rivers in crisis: Amid drought, corporations are buying up Australia’s water
- Governments Need to Face Reality — the Fossil Fuel Industry Is Collapsing
- Firefighters union leader: ‘There are no climate sceptics on the end of a fire hose’
- 'Maybe It Will Destroy Everything': Pakistan's Melting Glaciers Cause Alarm
- Earth set to warm 3.2 C by 2100 unless efforts to cut emissions are tripled, new UN report finds
- Climate change: Greenhouse gas concentrations again break records
- B.C. subsidizes fossil fuels to tune of hundreds of millions annually, according to study
- Activist says RCMP profile about her is 'kind of creepy and unsettling'
- Unions told thousands more job cuts coming to Alberta public service
- Jason Kenney’s UCP Under Fire For Accusing High School Teachers of Being Disloyal to Oil Industry
- Tent City Under Attack
- 'We are just going to take it away': City of Kelowna tells people not to donate supplies to homeless camp
- Federal Court strikes down request from Canada to have human rights tribunal ruling put on hold
- Supreme Court awards $20K to woman fined for refusing to hold escalator handrail
- Public high school teachers to hold 1-day province-wide strike on Dec. 4
- Ford Government Says It Spends ‘More on Education’ Than Any Government in Ontario’s History. That Claim is False.
- Energy minister cites climate change denial blog in defence of scrapping green energy projects
- ORGANIZING AGAINST PRECARITY: FOODORA COURIERS DELIVER BOLD VISION FOR LABOUR
York University Palestinian Solidarity Protests:
- Debunking Politicians’ Falsities About The York University Protest
- Israeli Soldier Who Accused PalSol Activists of Anti-Semitic Chants Specialized in Targeted Killings And Kidnapping of Palestinians
- Jerusalem Post admits to printing false info about York University protest
- Media Complicity in Demonizing Palestinians
- IJV Supports Palestine Solidarity Protestors at York and Denounces Smear Tactics From Government Leaders
- Justin Trudeau Sides With Pro-Israel Thuggery At York University
- Ohio bill orders doctors to ‘reimplant ectopic pregnancy’ or face 'abortion murder' charges
- Kshama Sawant Passes the Amazon Stress Test in Seattle
- America has an infant mortality crisis. Meet the black doulas trying to change that
- 16-year-old Palestinian Teen Said Killed by Live Israeli Fire in Gaza Protest
- Palestinians protest US recognition of illegal Israeli settlements on occupied land
- Israel Starts Building Largest Settlement in East Jerusalem
- The Israeli Army's Excuses Won't Help. Only War Criminals Kill Nine Innocent Civilians in Their Sleep
- Iraq PM resignation would only be 'first step', protesters say
- New sexed-up dossier furore: Explosive leaked email claims that UN watchdog's report into alleged poison gas attack by Assad was doctored - so was it to justify British and American missile strikes on Syria?
- Health workers in Pakistan challenge government’s privatization drive
- In pictures: Global protests denounce violence against women
- The Impunity Doctrine: The Meek Shall be Buried Beneath the Earth
- A letter to intellectuals who deride revolutions in the name of purity
- Let’s get off our knees and abolish the monarchy
Porn & Prostitution:
- Decriminalizing the Sex Trade Isn't the Answer—The Equality Model Is
- Trade unions that never fight the sex industry bosses
- Violence during consensual sex has become normalised, campaigners have warned.