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Philippines: Fears of losing freedoms escalate as Congress rushes to pass anti-terror bill

Trash the Human Security Act!

The bill would empower a council of top cabinet officials to do functions usually reserved for the courts, like ordering the warrantless arrest and detention of people and groups perceived to be terrorists. Report from Lian Buan published by Rappler. May 30, 2020.

"Outside agitators", "ANTIFA", conspiracy theories and disinformation

A compilation of arguments addressing some of the claims and conspiracy theories that have been circulating about "outside agitators" and "ANTIFA" in recent days. These were originally posted as social media threads by Crimethinc and It's Going Down.

The Rebellion Explodes: Protests, Riots, and Clashes Grow in Response to the Murder of George Floyd

The country-wide rebellion that was kicked off by the police murder of George Floyd continues to grow, as across the US people hit the streets in solidarity. Mass demonstrations, freeway shut-downs, riots, looting, and clashes with law enforcement were widespread; as authorities rushed to call in the national guard. In many cities, large scale demonstrations that remained peaceful were also held. This round-up was originally published by It's Going Down.

Jalil Muntaqim tests positive for COVID-19 and is hospitalized in New York

An update on Jalil Muntaqim, an elderly Black Liberation prisoner and former Black Panther who has been infected with Covid-19 in prison after the New York Attorney General deliberately blocked his court-ordered release on medical/humanitarian grounds. This story was first published by the San Francisco Bay View.

"Padrone di Merda" Worker Organizers Under Attack in Bologna, Italy

Workers organised in “Padrone di Merda” have been charged and ordered to leave their city. They are raising money for legal fees, and you can support them here.

What we Learn from the Corona Virus Pandemic

The writer is a sympathizer of Internationalist Perspective.

The culling of the herd - is this what is happening in Brazil, UK and USA?

Where did an investment fund economist get this knowledge and authority in order to reach that kind of conclusion? In other words: what is the disease that has been driving and legitimizing these people to mobilize for the reopening of Brazil's economy while death rates only increase? Who produced this? Where did it come from? How does it reproduce? The answer is: we are dealing with 21st century Nazism with “natural selection” varnish. Systematic extermination as an ideology.

Keep Your Rent Hamilton – Reflections on May Day and Organizing in a Pandemic

An organizer with Keep Your Rent Hamilton reflects on their rent strike campaign and May Day outreach efforts. This article was previously published on North Shore Counter-Info and It's Going Down.