Portside Snapshot - February 28, 2017

   
 

 


The Injustices of Manning’s Ordeal

Marjorie Cohn
Consortiumnews.com
For exposing war crimes in Iraq and Afghanistan, Pvt. Chelsea Manning suffered nearly seven years in prison, an ordeal President Obama finally has ended but without acting on the crimes she revealed, says Marjorie Cohn.



Korean Women Take On Trump

Christine Ahn
Foreign Policy in Focus
U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis recently made the Trump administration’s first overseas trip. His destination: South Korea and Japan. In South Korea, Mattis’ first stop, women demanding genuine human security are at the forefront of the resistance.



On Trump's Pro-Policing Executive Orders: Keep Fighting, Keep Resisting

Critical Resistance
Critical Resistance
Increases in policing produces these results: insecurity; broken families and occupied communities; divestment of public resources for education, health, recreation, housing; disenfranchisement for communities targeted by policing and courts; fear and hatred; more inequality; more racism; more human rights abuses; more violence; public debt as the militarized state redoubles itself; and environmental injustice.



Tens of Thousands Strike on Day without Immigrants

Dan DiMaggio, Sonia Singh
Labor Notes
Arkansas poultry workers, Brooklyn warehouse workers and house cleaners, Twin Cities roofers, and thousands of students in places like Grand Rapids, Michigan, and Charlotte, North Carolina. They were all among the tens of thousands who stayed home from work or school across the country during Thursday, February 16’s “Day without Immigrants.”


 
 
 
 
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