Posts Tagged ‘dissent’

Abbas and Palestinian Authority increase campaign to silence dissent

Late last month, the Palestinian Authority’s (PA) Council of Ministers announced a new decision to limit freedom of expression for Palestinians already living under Israel’s occupation. The PA eliminated Article 22 of the “Code of Conduct and Ethics for Public Service,” which stated that public employees have the right to express their opinion verbally or […]

UK Law Could Criminalize Journalistic Dissent & MSM Says Vaxed Can Have Same Viral Load As Unvaxed

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Email | RSS Welcome to The Daily Wrap Up, a concise show dedicated to bringing you the most relevant independent news, as we see it, from the last 24 hours (7/28/21). As always, take the information discussed in the video below and […]

Protesters In Colombia Are Finding Ways To Break The Stigma Of Dissent

Above Photo: Luis Robayo/AFP via Getty Images. Colombia’s media and politicians have cast activists as the enemy for decades. One group is trying to change that. A recent satirical video has been gaining steam among Colombian youth, titled “Todo es Culpa de Petro,” **or “Everything is Petro’s fault.” The video highlights the story of a young man who […]

Brazil’s Bolsonaro Cracks Down On Dissent As His Presidency Enters Crisis Mode

A prominent newspaper columnist. Multiple Indigenous leaders. Doctors, academics and scientists. All of them, in recent weeks and months, have been subject to subpoenas, investigations, or other more implicit efforts to silence the criticism they’ve leveled against the government of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, the far-right leader who has ramped up his authoritarian tactics as […]

COVID-19 origin dissent ‘suppressed’ by intelligence community, House GOP report finds

U.S. intelligence failures related to the COVID-19 global pandemic include suppression of dissenting views on the origin of the virus, a recent report by House Republicans on the intelligence oversight panel concluded. “We believe the [intelligence community] failed to properly support policymakers with timely products and analysis. Moreover, evidence shows that [its] failures continued in the […]

The American Cyber Stasi Will Suppress All Digital Dissent In Biden’s Dystopia

Posted on May 9, 2021 by Zara Ali By Andrew Korybko Source CNN’s recent report that the US’ security services are considering contracting the services of so-called “researchers” as a legal workaround for spying on average Americans confirms that Biden’s dystopian hellhole is rapidly moving in the direction of establishing a “Cyber Stasi” for suppressing […]

Letter slams Jewish community’s ‘suppression of dissent’ on racial justice

A public letter decrying what it describes as the “suppression of dissent” in the Jewish community specifically regarding social and racial justice ideas in the US has been published and signed by several dozen prominent Jewish intellectuals and writers.The letter, initiated by the newly established Jewish Institute for Liberal Values and its founder and CEO […]

In Jordan, fake coups and real dissent: Unpacking censorship, spin and conspiracy theories in Amman’s royal crisis

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The Ends of Dissent? A Dissenting Understanding of Dissent

What is ‘dissent’? The term ‘dissent’ was first used in sixteenth century England, to refer to the opinions of those Christian sects that would not conform to the Church of England (not just Catholics but many Protestant groups too, e.g., the Dissenters, the Puritans). Needless to say, they were quickly criminalised and hunted, leading to […]

Raid On NewsClick: An Attempt To Muzzle The Voices of Dissent

NewsClick, a progressive website based out of Delhi has been raided by the Enforcement Directorate. The raid comes at a time when NewsClick has been bravely covering the farmers’ agitation and other issues of the marginalised when most of the mainstream media are keeping silent or toeing the line of the government. The raid on […]

DISSENT FROM CANADA’S FRONTLINE AS DOCTORS AND HEALTHCARE WORKERS QUESTION LOCKDOWNS AND CLOSURES

DISSENT FROM CANADA’S FRONTLINE AS DOCTORS AND HEALTHCARE WORKERS QUESTION LOCKDOWNS AND CLOSURES Tap News / Weaver https://www.bitchute.com/video/G6Vg0PlEbofb Original Article: http://tapnewswire.com/2021/01/dissent-from-canadas-frontline-as-doctors-and-healthcare-workers-question-lockdowns-and-closures/ 00

On Contact: American Dissent

On Contact: American Dissent  On the show this week, Chris Hedges talks to Professor Paul Street about the outcome of the US presidential election, and how despite likely losing, Donald Trump has solidified an angry, disposed working class that cuts across racial lines and has embraced a right-wing populism. What does this portend for […]

PODCAST: Bibi learns the hard way: You can’t lock down dissent

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Teaching Students How To Dissent Is Part Of Democracy

In scenes unprecedented in previous school shootings, the past few weeks have been marked by students taking to the streets, to the media, to corporations and elected officials in protest over gun practices and policies. Responses to these teens have been mixed. Some have celebrated their passion. Some concluded that the students are immature and don’t yet fully grasp longstanding issues with […]

Russian Narrative Being Used To Silence Dissent In US – Max Blumenthal

Calls from US lawmakers to declare Al Jazeera “anti-American” shows how the Russian narrative’s real aim is to suppress political dissent, journalist Max Blumenthal has warned.  The hysteria about Russia’s alleged ability to manipulate social media and influence the minds of millions of Americans serves as a “general weapon of mass suppression” which “enables a war […]

‘NYT’ writers slam left for intolerance of dissent– on Israel panel that excludes anti-Zionists and Palestinians

New York Times columnists Bret Stephens and Roger Cohen repeatedly bashed the left for not tolerating dissent at a panel about Israel in New York last week. Cohen called for “unsafe” speech and “open discussions, fierce debate” so as to fend off a “monolithic” McCarthyist “mob” on campuses. But the panel itself embodied Jewish intolerance of dissent: […]

US Intelligence Invites Citizens To Dismiss Dissent As Part Of Russia’s Efforts To Undermine Midterm Elections

The “assessment” [PDF] suggested Russia, “at minimum,” will “continue [to use] propaganda, social media, false-flag personas, sympathetic spokespeople, and other means of influence to try to exacerbate social and political fissures in the United States.” It was fully embraced by both Democrats and Republicans on the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, which held […]

How Russia-Gate Transformed from Taking down Trump to Stifling Dissent

Opinion — At the end of October, I wrote an article for Consortiumnews about the Democratic National Committee and Hillary Clinton’s campaign paying for unvetted opposition research that became the basis for much of the disputed story about Russia allegedly interfering in the 2016 presidential election on the orders of Russian President Vladimir Putin. And the second was CrowdStrike, an anti-Putin […]

Newsletter: Dissent Under Attack By Government & Corporations

It is often hard to tell how close popular movements are to success or whether they are even a threat to the status quo power structure. Despite vigorous protests, it is common to worry whether or not movements are having an impact. One tell-tale sign is when government and big business interests take action to stop […]

The Demise of Dissent: Why the Web Is Becoming Homogenized

  We’ve all heard that the problem with the web is fake news, i.e. unsubstantiated or erroneous content that’s designed to mislead or sow confusion. The problem isn’t just fake news–it’s the homogenization of the web, that is, the elimination or marginalization of independent voices of skepticism and dissent. There are four drivers of […]

Pursuit Of Inauguration-Day Protesters Threatens Dissent

Above Photo: Activists and journalists get hit by a stun grenade during the J20 protest against Donald Trump in Washington, DC. (Reuters / Adrees Latif) The government keeps expanding its efforts to prosecute J20 protesters, and this should alarm all of us. Late next month, the first mass trial will be held for some of the roughly […]

Live Free or Die: The Psychology of Rebellion & Dissent

Gary ‘Z’ McGee, GuestWaking Times “I rebel—therefore we exist.” ~Albert Camus, The Rebel Dissent is a tricky subject. The need to rebel against atrocity is deeply ingrained in the human condition. Even if most of us don’t act on it, the impulse is still there, churning our guts with disgust, getting our hearts pumping, moving us […]

American McCarthyism: Neocon Warhawks’ Plan to Kill Antiwar Dissent in Media

21st Century Wire says… After 12 months of perpetrating one of the greatest political hoaxes in history – blaming Russia for the Presidential victory of Donald Trump – the Washington establishment is now wanting to take the lie to the next level by sanctioning not only Russian international media outlets, but any media outlet (see […]

The Silencing Of Dissent

Above Photo: Mr. Fish The ruling elites, who grasp that the reigning ideology of global corporate capitalism and imperial expansion no longer has moral or intellectual credibility, have mounted a campaign to shut down the platforms given to their critics. The attacks within this campaign include blacklisting, censorship and slandering dissidents as foreign agents for Russia […]

The Conspiracy to Dominate and Destroy Nations While Silencing All Dissent as Anti-Semitism

If you do not understand how the world in which you live works, if you have the slightest impression that something is wrong, do not hesitate to watch this little 50-minute documentary, which will give you a good grid of reading to decipher the news. Source Article from http://www.renegadetribune.com/conspiracy-dominate-destroy-nations-silencing-dissent-anti-semitism/ 00

Amnesty: Saudi Arabia silence Shia dissent with execution

Press TV – Saudi Arabia is using the death penalty as a means to silence Shia dissent, says Amnesty International. “These brutal executions are the latest act in the Saudi Arabian authorities’ ongoing persecution of the Shia minority. The death penalty is being deployed as a political weapon to punish them for daring to protest […]

John Kiriakou: Dangerous Apathy, Torture, and the Perilous State of Dissent in the US

June 22, 2017 By Claire Bernish John Kiriakou never imagined he would become, much less be called, a whistleblower for speaking out publicly against his CIA employer over a shadowy torture program he’s come to believe amounts to the most nefarious of violations of international law, a heinous crime against humanity, and […]

Charges against ‘Israel Victory Caucus’ protest show dissent is being criminalized under Trump

I arrived in court on Wednesday expecting the charges against me to be dropped. Instead, two additional charges were added to the case against me for my April 27th actions in the House of Representatives Rayburn office building during the launch of the hate-filled Israel Victory Caucus. The Israel Victory Caucus, a hateful endeavor initiated […]

Blasphemy and terrorism: Catchall phrases to repress dissent

By James M. Dorsey Blasphemy has joined terrorism as a catchall phrase to intimidate, incarcerate and kill critics and political opponents as well as stifle unfettered debate and settle scores. There is, however, one difference: terrorism is a justification for curbing freedom of expression often used by governments irrespective of how democratic or undemocratic they […]

Docs Show How Monsanto Crushes Dissent with Thousands of Paid Trolls

Christina Sarich, Staff WriterWaking Times Monsanto was once blamed for having an entire department within its St. Louis headquarters for dishing out disinfo and trolling dissenters, but now there is a paper trail proving they’ve been messing with your heads. Pre-trials for over 50 lawsuits in the US District Court in San […]

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