“After years of indefinite detention without charge or trial; a history of torture and cruel, inhuman, and degrading treatment; and multiple attempts at a thoroughly failed and discredited military commission process, it is past time to close Guantánamo’s detention facility and end indefinite detention.”
Source: Two Dozen Senators Tell Biden It Is ‘Past Time’ to Finally Close Guantánamo | Common Dreams News
We are in a battle for the SOUL of this country. Hate speech like this ad should have no hiding place. Publicize the shop that made it and make sure they never. work. again.
Sinclair Airs Racist Ad During Debate ‘Burning’ AOC’s Face | Crooks and Liars
leaked audio of Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp—currently under fire for spearheading voter suppression efforts as he also runs for governor of the state—saying that the get-out-the-vote operation of his Democratic challenger “continues to concern us, especially if everybody uses and exercises their right to vote.”
In the 21-minute recording of Kemp’s remarks at a closed-door campaign event in Atlanta on Friday, obtained by Rolling Stone, he expressed concerns about Stacey Abrams’s voter turnout mobilization, which has ramped up in response to Kemp suspending more than 53,000 voting registrations—mostly of black voters—and purging 107,000 more from the rolls.
via Leaked Audio of Georgia Candidate “Tells You Everything You Need to Know About Republicans’ Views on Voting Rights”
For the past decade, the United States has been quietly assisting opposition groups in Nicaragua, helping them organize resistance to the country’s popular leftist president Daniel Ortega.
U.S. officials hope the country’s opposition groups will create a new political movement that can defeat Ortega at the polls or pressure him into stepping down from power. They fear that without their support, Ortega’s opposition will remain weak and divided, making it impossible for anyone to mount a successful political campaign against the Nicaraguan president.
via Is the U.S. Meddling in Nicaragua?