Black Agenda Report for July 16, 2014: Central American Child Refugees, Toward Free Higher Education, US-Israeli War Crimes

16 July 2014 — Black Agenda Report

What Corporate Media and Corporate Latino Politicians Won’t Tell You About Central American Child Refugees

by BAR managing editor Bruce A. Dixon

Why can’t Latino politicians and corporate media call the current wave of Central American children refugees, when that’s what they plainly are? What’s the role of the US drug war, US trained cops and military, and US funded death squads in the violence and poverty that sent them here, and why won’t Latino politicians mention that either? And why are none fleeing Nicaragua, which is just as poor as Honduras, Guatemala or El Salvador?

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Igor Strelkov on the Field of Battles: Giving Orders and Interviews

16 July 2014 — No Limit to Our Anger (c) V. M. Molotov

[I don’t know how accurate these situation reports from the Eastern Ukraine are, but they make interesting reading. I wonder also, how much is down to the translation as they come across more like prose than journalism? But most surprising of all is the fact that the ‘rebels’, ‘separatists’, or ‘federalists’, take your pick, might actually stand a chance of winning, but at what cost? WB]

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We all already own the NHS – the latest ‘mutual’ spin is about taking it out of our hands By Caroline Molloy

16 July 2014 —OurNHS

So-called ‘mutuals’ have been tried in the NHS – and flopped badly. But they can’t let this Trojan horse for privatisation go.

Here we go again. Turning the NHS into a ‘staff-owned’ mutual or ‘social enterprise’ has been re-launched more times than Liam Fox’s career, generally to a resounding wave of indifference or hostility from NHS staff who are generally less interested in being ‘social entrepreneurs’ than in getting on with doctoring and nursing.

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PCHR_e 16 July 2014: On the 9th Day of the Offensive on the Gaza Strip, Israeli Warplanes Escalate Attacks on Houses, Especially Those of Political Leaders

16 July 2014 — Palestinian Centre for Human Rights

Press Releases
Ref: 87/2014
Date: 16 July 2014
Time: 07:00 GMT

On the 9th Day of the Offensive on the Gaza Strip, Israeli Warplanes Escalate Attacks on Houses, Especially Those of Political Leaders

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Rival militias are battling for control of Libya’s international airport, which is closed after rocket fire destroyed most of the planes on the ground By Newpower

16 July 2014 — Newpower

crabbe20110301162339327[NATO deposes Gaddafi. Libya is in sectarian chaos. Now, the UN is planning an official invasion of “peace keepers.” Typical imperialist MO. — NP]

Rival militias are battling for control of Libya’s international airport, which is closed after rocket fire destroyed most of the planes on the ground. – (Christian Science Monitor)

A daily roundup of terrorism and security issues.

Heavy fighting between rival militias in Libya has prompted the United Nations to withdraw its staff from the country, and the government to consider calling for foreign peacekeepers to quell the deadly clashes.

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Gaza Friends: Israel Attacks Gaza Hospital

16 July 2014  — williambowles.info

*International activists remain in Gaza hospital threatened by Israeli missiles *

Last night, Israel’s army fired five warning missiles at El-Wafa geriatric hospital in Gaza City, Gaza. International volunteers now staying in the hospital in solidarity, have said they, “can hear missiles falling close by”.

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Everything You Don’t Need to Know About Israel/Gaza By Jim Naureckas

15 July 2014 — FAIR Blog

You don't need to know which of these territories are occupied by Israel, so ABC won't tell you.

You don’t need to know which of these territories are occupied by Israel, so ABC won’t tell you.

ABC News (7/15/15) put a piece on its website headlined “Everything You Need to Know About the Israel/Gaza Conflict.” What’s interesting about it is all the things they think you don’t need to know.

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VTJP Occupied Palestine and Israel: News and Articles 15 July 2014: Barbarism Unleashed: Israel's Attack on Civilized Norms

15 July 2014 — VTJP

News

International Middle East Media Center

List of the 203 Palestinians, Including Whole Families, Killed Since Tuesday July 8th
IMEMC – The following is a list of the 203 Palestinians killed by Israeli air bombardment since Tuesday, July 8th. This list is being updated regularly. …
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