Evening News Bytes - 30-Jul-2019

Israeli police deny summoning 4-year-old Palestinian boy for questioning after social media uproar – Mondoweiss

Palestinians in occupied East Jerusalem caused a social media storm on Tuesday when they posted photos of a 4-year-old Palestinian boy being taken to an Israeli police station for interrogation, escorted by his family and locals from his hometown of al-Issawiya.

How a Group of Pro-Israel Activists Blacklisted MintPress on Wikipedia

For over a decade, pro-Israel and ultra-nationalist Israeli settler groups have sought to weaponize the popular online encyclopedia, Wikipedia, through concerted covert editing campaigns, offering Wikipedia editing courses to West Bank settlers and even formal alliances between Israel and Wikipedia to allow Israelis to create and edit content in a variety of languages.

US planning military infrastructure in Australia, amid tensions with Beijing — RT World News

Though Payne did not say what kind of infrastructure the US would build, a report by ABC Australia last month revealed that behind-the-scenes planning has been underway for a naval base in the northern city of Darwin, and another report on Sunday revealed that $211.5 million had been set aside for the project inside a draft of the US Senate’s annual defense bill.

Bayer says now targeted in 18,400 glyphosate cases in US

The wave of lawsuits has crashed onto Bayer since its takeover of US seeds and pesticides maker Monsanto last year for $63 billion, one of the largest foreign mergers ever by a German company.

Scientists Warn Amazon Is Reaching Deforestation “Tipping Point”

The destruction of the Amazon rain forest in Brazil has increased rapidly since the nation’s new far-right president took over and his government scaled back efforts to fight illegal logging, ranching and mining.

Tulsi Sues Google - YouTube

I’m taking action because the unchecked power of Big Tech companies over our public discourse is a danger to our core American values of free speech and fair elections. This isn’t about me -- I’m fighting on behalf of all Americans & our freedoms.

Amazon & Google Use Secret Police Deals and Freebies To Spy On Everyone

Last week Vice News revealed how police departments across the country are secretly working with Amazon to create mini-neighborhood surveillance zones using Ring doorbells.

Constant surveillance: How big tech’s household devices are SPYING on you — RT World News

This past week Amazon hit headlines after its virtual assistant Alexa was caught passively recording couples arguing, having intimate family discussions and even having sex (apparently sex noises can trigger Alexa-activated Echo speakers).

Church Identifies 64 Priests Who Sexually Abused Kids or Had Child Porn

Attorney Nicole Gorovsky says there’s a larger list and feels like the shorter list is a slap in the face to survivors.

“It’s offensive to the survivors who are out there in the community who know they were abused by a priest that’s not on the list,” she told KMOX radio.

Mamet’s “Bitter Wheat”, #MeToo and the role of Jewish parody – Redress Information & Analysis

You’ll want to see Mamet’s “Bitter Wheat” not because it is a great play – because it isn’t – but because it is a true window into the sophisticated and manipulative role of Jewish humour.

Anarchy Goes Viral - Next Stop Anarchadelphia - YouTube

Featured documentary: Hellstorm - The Biggest Cover-Up In History

Hellstorm, a documentary by Kyle Hunt and Tom Goodrich, illustrating the horrific and oftentimes unimaginable treatment of the German people after World War II.

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