‘The New McCarthyism’: NY Hospital Fires Nurse for Empathizing With Gaza Mothers

Award-winning NYU Langone Health nurse Hesen Jabr was fired in May 2024 after expressing empathy for mothers of children slain by Israeli forces in Gaza.  (Photo: Hesen Jabr/social media) NYU Faculty and Staff for Justice in Palestine called Hesen Jabr’s termination “a blatant attack on free speech and an appalling… Continue reading

UC Santa Cruz classes switch to online-only after demonstrators block two main entrances

UC Santa Cruz classes switch to online-only after demonstrators block two main entrances

By Eli Rosenberg, Dominic Fracassa Updated May 29, 2024 6:53 p.m. (SFChronicle.com) UC Santa Cruz switched to remote learning for two days after demonstrators protesting the war in Gaza shut the university’s two main entrances late Tuesday. One had reopened by midday Wednesday.Andrea Tamayo UC Santa Cruz officials said classes on Wednesday and… Continue reading

Atlanta Police Surveil People Opposing ‘Cop City’: ‘There’s This Constant Stalking Feeling’

Timothy Pratt/Guardian UK Protesters at the Cop City site near Atlanta, Georgia, on 7 September 2023. (photo: Megan Varner/Reuters) 30 may 24 (RSN.org) Residents wonder what legal protections are available as police monitor them at all hours, blaring sirens and shining lights Atlanta police have been carrying out around-the-clock surveillance… Continue reading

See how they run: Breed, the incumbent, holds down her day job

by JOE RIVANO BARROS MAY 29, 2024 (MissionLocal.org) Mission Local is publishing a daily campaign dispatch for each of the major contenders in the mayor’s race, alternating among candidates weekly until November. This week: London Breed. Read earlier dispatches here. No incumbent mayor has lost a race in San Francisco since 1995,… Continue reading

‘Historic Win for Accountability’: New York Jury Finds Trump Guilty on 34 Felony Counts

People react after former U.S. President Donald Trump was convicted in his criminal trial outside of Manhattan Criminal Court in New York City, on May 30, 2024  (Photo: Kena Betancur/AFP via Getty Images) “Now it’s up to the American people to protect our democracy by holding Trump accountable at the… Continue reading

Mike Johnson Plans Republican Mega-Bill Ready to Push Through if Trump Wins

Robert Tait/Guardian UK Mike Johnson said Republicans wasted time in 2017 because Trump’s victory over Hillary Clinton took them by surprise. (photo: Shutterstock) 30 may 24 (RSN.org) House speaker plans far-reaching bill including tax cuts and border security to make Trump ‘the most consequential president’ Mike Johnson, the speaker of… Continue reading

Articles ~ Petitions ~ Events for Friday, May 31 – Sunday, June 2 + Save the Date

By Adrienne Fong Not back posting on a regular basis See list of Calendar of Events on Palestine from AROC: https://www.araborganizing.org/events/    If your post is about Palestine you can also list your action on the AROC calendar Many other events are listed on Indybay that might be of interest to you Please… Continue reading