Over 2,000 Arrested in Egypt in Growing Protests Against Sisi, Trump’s “Favorite Dictator”

SEPTEMBER 27, 2019 (democracynow.org) GUESTS Sharif Abdel KouddousDemocracy Now! correspondent and a reporter with Mada Masr, an independent media outlet in Cairo. LINKS Shariff Kouddous on Twitter Demonstrations continued in Egypt Friday, with thousands taking to the streets to demand the resignation of President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi over accusations of corruption. Nearly… Continue reading

Climate activists paint two-block-long mural on Montgomery Street

“We offer the labyrinth as a tool for climate resiliency and courage,” said the artist By Brock Keeling @BrockKeeling  Sep 26, 2019 (sf.curbed.com) Covering Climate Now is a global collaboration of more than 300 news outlets bringing attention to the climate crisis. See more on Twitter at #coveringclimatenow. On Wednesday, climate activists closed… Continue reading

Poland deeply divided over LGBT rights

FRANCE 24 English Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN In Poland, LGBT+ activists have been holding marches all summer, campaigning for rights such as civil partnerships or marriage. While the liberal opposition supports them, the conservative-nationalist government certainly does not. Alongside members of… Continue reading

Articles ~ Actions ~ Events for Saturday, Sept. 28 – Monday, Sept. 30 (from Adrienne Fong)

Please see events for Haiti # 3, 7 & 8 in Oakland, San Francisco & San Jose! Am not back posting – Post your events on Indybay: https://www.indybay.org/calendar/?page_id=12     Thank you to all who are posting there – you can also see listing for other events not listed here. ACCESSIBILITY: Please include Accessibility Information on… Continue reading

Bernie Sanders and New Yorkers Praise Gov. Cuomo for Giving State’s Voters More Time to Change Party Affiliation Before Primaries

September 26, 2019 by Common Dreams “For too long, New York state has had one of the worst barriers to primary voter registration in the country.” by Jessica Corbett, staff writer Democratic presidential primary candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) held his first presidential campaign rally with more than 10,000 in… Continue reading