Statewatch Issue 14/22: Migration policy against transparency; Frontex’s “expanding footprint”; Keep Campsfield closed

Friday, 19 August 2022 — Statewatch

Statewatch News

19 August (Issue 14/22, also available as a PDF)

Welcome to the latest edition of Statewatch News, featuring:

  • Italy: Migration policy undermining freedom of information
  • The “expanding footprint” of Frontex in non-EU states
  • UK: New campaign to keep Campsfield immigration detention centre closed

We will be taking a break before the next issue due to staff leave, but will be back in your inboxes on 16 September.

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The Sword of Bolivar Is Wielded Again by the People of Latin America

Friday, 19 August 2022 — CovertAction Magazine

By Daniel Kovalik

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On August 7, 2022, Gustavo Petro and his running mate, Francia Márquez, were inaugurated as the President and Vice-President of the Republic of Colombia. This was one of the most historic events in Latin America for at least a century.

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Glyphosate, GMOs and Pesticides – Weekly Global News Bulletin 19 August 2022

Friday, 19 August 2022 — Sustainable Pulse

FDA Finds Majority of Foods in America Contain Pesticide Residues

Over half of all food samples tested by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) contain the residues of at least one pesticide, and one in ten samples have levels that violate legal limits established by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Beyond Pesticides reported Monday. Source: Beyond Pesticides These findings, published by the FDA […] Read more
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Ukraine News Links 18-19 August 2022

Friday, 19 August 2022 • 15:00 — The New Dark Age

There may be some duplication due to cross-posting and may be updated throughout the day, so please check back. If it gets updated, I usually insert the time on the line above. A lot of cross-posting usually indicates that the article is popular and some links may not work, depending on your location but I’ve kept them anyway, so at least the reader has some idea of the scale of censorship now operating in the ‘democratic’ West.

On the Transfiguration of Europe: From Nuland’s Dream to Nuland’s Nightmare

War Propaganda About Ukraine Starting to Wear Thin

Europe Decreasing Military Aid to Ukraine

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Miko Peled: Israel Blames its Victims for the Violence it Causes

Thursday, 18 August 2022 — MintPress News

Jerusalem, Palestine – The situation in Palestine can be summed up as follows: Rampant Settler violence and intimidation, state-sponsored racism and violence, modern, comfortable housing and living conditions for Jews only while Palestinians are denied basic services, killing of Palestinians across the board – activists, journalists, fighters, children and citizens of Israel. Palestinian organizations, even ones that are recognized internationally, have no protection and are subject to closure, arrests and confiscation of their property.

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Prof Judy Wajcman Trade Unionism, Work and Feminism Library Sale. 19th Aug 2022 onwards

Thursday, 18 August 2022 — Housmans Books

At this time of resurgence within the British trade union movement, with union, wildcat and even consumer strikes breaking out across the country, the timing couldn’t be better for this sale of books on trade unionism, work and feminism, as donated to Housmans by Professor Judy Wajcman.

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