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e-News bulletin 10 March 2017


E-NEWS BULLETIN 10 March 2017
Your weekly round up of alternative news you ought to know
 
SOUTH AFRICA

Workers at Turffontein Race course unite against xenophobia

Press release: from the Progressive Movement of Grooms from the Turffontein Race Course
This Friday 10th of march at 11 am, the progressive movement of Grooms will hold action at the Turffontein Race course.... wwmp.org.za/

 

Look at black townships to see evidence of inhumanity

Far from being an accident, black misery was by design from the cradle to the grave. Dumb or smart you were born into that life. And dumb or smart, meant to die there... sowetanlive.co.za/
INTERNATIONAL

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CIA Hacking Tools Revealed

Tuesday 7 March 2017, WikiLeaks begins its new series of leaks on the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency. Code-named "Vault 7" by WikiLeaks, it is the largest ever publication of confidential documents on the agency.... wikileaks.org/

Is American capitalism running out of steam?

Comparative insights from the Great Depression and the Great Recession... global-labour-university.org/

The East India Company: The original corporate raiders

For a century, the East India Company conquered, subjugated and plundered vast tracts of south Asia. The lessons of its brutal reign have never been more relevant... theguardian.com/

PALESTINE

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Israeli Mother Addresses European Parliament

Dr. Nurit Peled-Elhanan is the mother of Smadar Elhanan, 13 years old when killed by a suicide bomber in Jerusalem in September 1997... mediareviewnet.com
INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY
A Century on from the Russian Revolution

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Demonstrations Worldwide Swelled by Anti-Trump Anger

It is a hundred years since women workers of Petrograd chose this day to take the action which sparked the historic Russian revolution. It is also the day on which millions world-wide will be on the streets to denounce the reactionary views of the newly elected president of the United States especially towards women... socialistalternative.org

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The women's protest that sparked the Russian Revolution

10 Female Revolutionaries You Didn't Learn About In History class

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History often tends to gloss over the contributions of female revolutionaries that have sacrificed their time, efforts, and lives to work towards burgeoning systems and ideologies... filmsforaction.org/

MEDIA

State Security: hands off the internet! No to spooks regulating social media

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Minister of State Security David Mahlobo has announced, out of the blue, a proposal to “regulate” social media... r2k.org.za/

Zimbabwean journalists charged with insulting Mugabe

mugabeZimbabwean authorities should immediately drop all charges against News Day editor Wisdom Mdzungairi and reporter Richard Chidza, and should cease threatening journalists... cpj.org/
NEW TECHNOLOGIES

Uber's 'hustle-oriented' culture becomes a black mark on employees' résumés

The brazen attitude that helped Uber soar is backfiring, and now employees looking for their next jobs are having to defend themselves to recruiters... theguardian.com/
 
 
 
 
 
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