Examining the Anti-Trump Protest Movement: Selected Articles

12 November 2016 — Global Research

Change.org Petition to Unseat Donald and Make Hillary President

By Stephen Lendman, November 11 2016

Change.org is a for-profit enterprise, not an NGO – deceiving supporters by using the .org domain suffix, not .com as it should. Its business is getting people to sign petitions, along with selling advertising and personal data for added profits.

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How the left can win By Jeremy Gilbert

11 November 2016 — Red Pepper

[This is an interesting essay on the left’s current (and on-going) dilemma concerning a theoretically revitalised Labour Party headed by Jeremy Corbyn: What is it? Can the Labour Party transcend its roots in the now defunct labour movement? Can the Labour Party be transformed into a ‘social movement’ (whatever that is)? And if so, is this transformed Labour Party capable of leading us toward a socialist alternative to the current insanity? Read on… WB]

Jeremy Gilbert says that no single party can defeat neoliberalism. A broader social movement is needed

Margaret Thatcher’s government built neoliberalism into a ‘kitchen table’ common sense, putting walls around our imaginations

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Tell your MEP to stand up and say no to Censorship Machines and the Link Tax

11 November 2016 — OpenMedia

For the last year we’ve worked together to ensure that the huge new copyright law in the EU doesn’t crush our free expression online. But when the proposal finally came out last month, it confirmed our worst fears: The Link Tax is still alive.[1]

Act now

The European Commission came up with some of the worst copyright rules in the world. On top of plans to charge fees for links with snippets of text, they added new requirements for websites to monitor and censor content we upload. [2]

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