Tuesday, January 03, 2012

Notes Tue 3 Jan 12

Notes and links of interest from today's postings in the Further Left Chat Room, Facebook, and Twitter are duplicated on the others and here. Updates are added at the top of this post as information develops.

Amnesty International USA has been polling online for Human Rights Hero of 2011. Muammar Qaddafi was running well ahead of others. Amnesty cancelled the poll. Qaddafi's Green Book was the law in Libya and shows what participatory democracy can be and thus cannot be permitted to exist by powers that do be. It is a must read for any the occupies excite. The English language version of the Green Book can be downloaded at http://furtherleft.net/qaddafi.pdf

The Hindu - Politicisation of the Nobel Peace Prize http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/op-ed/article2766549.ece

PressTV - UN: 100s thought dead in South Sudan http://dlvr.it/13PnVN

RT - Banks can't keep up with foreclosures anymore http://rt.com/usa/news/mortgage-foreclosure-homeowners-free-963/

PressTV - 'Greece needs bailout to keep euro' http://dlvr.it/13Pj6r

RT - In 2012 NDAA, SOPA and 40,000 other US oppressive laws take effect http://on.rt.com/i0syx7

Jerusalem Post - 1000's US troops deploy to Israel "In event of a large-scale conflict in MiddleEast. http://is.gd/E5MqrO

Belarus bans browsing of foreign web sites. It is now a misdemeanor to look at sites hosted outside of the country http://is.gd/wWcL6Q

RT - Pepe Escobar: In 2012 US engages in new Cold War http://on.rt.com/xwa981

RT - Florida Sheriffs pepper-spray retiree to death http://on.rt.com/0foru1

RT - Iran threatens action if US returns to Persian Gulf http://on.rt.com/1qp57y

Human Rights Watch: “approximately 2,570 youth offenders serving life without parole sentences in adult US prisons." http://is.gd/mpLB8V

Atlantic - Unaccountable Killing Machines: The True Cost of U.S. Drones http://bit.ly/t5xcVp

YouTube - Brace Yourself! The American Empire Is Over & The Descent Is Going To Be Horrifying! http://youtu.be/7zotYU21qcU

YouTube video - Faking It: How the Media Manipulates the World into War

MSNBC - Iran warns US carrier to stay out of Persian Gulf http://worldnews.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2012/01/03/9910670-iran-warns-us-carrier-to-stay-out-of-persian-gulf

RT - [video] Amerikan Total Ignorance: Where's Libya, Iraq or Iran? http://youtu.be/C2wP-5L2EY0?a

One-Time Nomads in the West Bank Face Eviction - Video http://www.time.com/time/video/player/0,32068,1350999238001_2103488,00.html

Ma'an News - Hamas: Peaceful resistance not applicable to Gaza http://bit.ly/sCmzvV

RT - Thrill Bill [video]: 'US wars deliver absolute terror' http://on.rt.com/m93y8i

CCTV - U.S. presidential nomination process and Iowa caucuses http://tinyurl.com/7kjkcoz

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