KFC Worker Wins1.5 Mill In Breastfeeding Lawsuit! Are You Serious??

News.com.au     By James Hall                Wed. Feb. 13, 2019

A KFC franchisee in the US will pay $1. 5 million to a former employee who claimed the fast-food restaurant made it impossible for her to breastfeed her child.

The Delaware woman, Autumn Lampkins, claimed in the district court she was discriminated against because her co-workers and supervisors made it so hard for her to breastfeed her supply dried up, USA Today reported.

A jury handed down its decision on Friday, agreeing with gender discrimination and harassment claims that said Ms Lampkins could not breastfeed as often as needed at her two places of employment, a KFC and a KFC/Taco Bell restaurant.

It also argued the mother rarely had privacy to pump breastmilk while working because of windows and surveillance cameras.

Ms Lampkins was awarded more than $25,000 in compensatory damages as well as $1.5 million in punitive damages.

The mother was hired by the fast-food chain a few months after giving birth in 2014, but while at work she said she was only allowed to pump about once a day instead of every two hours as recommended.

At first, she pumped in a single-stall bathroom before being ordered to pump in a manager’s office monitored by a camera she was told could not be switched off.

Ms Lampkins was then shifted to another KFC restaurant where she was demoted and copped complaints from co-workers who said the mother got “breaks” to pump her breastmilk.

Ms Lampkins’ lawyer Patrick Gallagher said the finding was a “great day for women’s rights”.

“It was a great and long fought victory,” he said.

“The jury sent a message that employers cannot treat lactating women differently in the workplace.”

Source: https://www.news.com.au/finance/work/at-work/kfc-worker-wins-21m-in-discrimination-lawsuit-over-breastfeeding/news-story/1c9022116c24b4032724976582eceddc

 

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Six Cops Shoot And Kill 20Yr Old Rapper Who Had Been Sleeping In His Car

BoingBoing.net      By Carla Sinclair        Wed., Feb.13, 2019

Six police officers in Vallejo, CA shot and killed 20-year-old rapper Willie Bo while he was sleeping in his car at a Taco Bell.

Police came to investigate Bo after an employee at Taco Bell called to report that a man was “slumped over” in his car, according to The Guardian. The car was running with the doors locked.

When police arrived, Bo was “unresponsive” and “had a gun on his lap.” The cops called for backup.

When Bo surprised them by actually moving, the officers freaked out.

Via The Guardian:

Six Vallejo officers fired “multiple rounds” at the man, identified by family as Willie McCoy, police said. McCoy had a handgun on him when the officers fired out of “fear for their own safety” on Saturday night, according to the department. The family of McCoy, whose rapper name was Willie Bo, said Tuesday that police had racially profiled the young black man and that there was no justification for using deadly force against someone who was sleeping and not a threat…

Police further alleged that officers told him to “keep his hands visible” but that he “quickly moved his hands downward for the firearm”. Police said six officers all fired shots within roughly four seconds, but they did not disclose the number of bullets that struck McCoy. The officers continued shouting commands before removing him from the vehicle and “rendering medical assistance”. He died on the scene. Police have not yet confirmed his identity and said an autopsy was pending.

“There was no attempt to try to work out a peaceful solution,” Marc McCoy, Willie’s older brother, told the Guardian. “The police’s job is to arrest people who are breaking the law – not take the law into your own hands. You’re not judge, jury and executioner … We’re never going to get over this.”

Source:  https://boingboing.net/2019/02/13/six-cops-shoot-and-kill-rapper.html

Willie Bo in forefront left

 

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The EU Documents Israeli Crimes; Now It Must Do Something About Them

 

Middle East Monitor.com       BY Professor Kamel Hawwash         Tues. Feb. 12, 2019

The lack of action to bring Israel to account for more than seven decades’ worth of crimes against the Palestinian people is obvious. “Enough is enough” is an overused phrase, but in the case of the people of occupied Palestine, it does not even scratch the surface in terms of expressing their outrage at the hypocrisy of the international community.

Nevertheless, there has indeed been more than enough dispossession, land theft and refugees languishing in camps since the 1948 Nakba; at least 5 million of them. And we have had enough of being demonised by Israel, which portrays itself as the victim, labels the real victims as terrorists and imposes laws which define it as an apartheid state.

Enough is enough when it comes to Israel’s abduction of children in the middle of the night and their murder and maiming at the nominal border of the besieged Gaza Strip. Are Palestinian lives really that worthless?

The lack of action to bring Israel to account for more than seven decades’ worth of crimes against the Palestinian people is obvious. “Enough is enough” is an overused phrase, but in the case of the people of occupied Palestine, it does not even scratch the surface in terms of expressing their outrage at the hypocrisy of the international community.

Nevertheless, there has indeed been more than enough dispossession, land theft and refugees languishing in camps since the 1948 Nakba; at least 5 million of them. And we have had enough of being demonised by Israel, which portrays itself as the victim, labels the real victims as terrorists and imposes laws which define it as an apartheid state.

Enough is enough when it comes to Israel’s abduction of children in the middle of the night and their murder and maiming at the nominal border of the besieged Gaza Strip. Are Palestinian lives really that worthless?

Two Palestinian children were gunned down by Israeli snipers in Gaza last Friday, shot in the chest as if they were target practice for the terrorists masquerading as soldiers. There has been not one condemnation by the so-called civilised world; an EU spokesperson, however, sent condolences to Israel. Furthermore, that ignoble terrorist state is lauded by the West, whose politicians find excuses for its criminal behaviour, including war crimes and crimes against humanity.

We’ve had enough of hearing that Israel is “the only democracy in the Middle East” and “we share the same values.” Really? Since when have Western democratic values included ethnic cleansing, land theft, abductions, the wanton killing of unarmed women, children and medics, and colonialist occupation?

Israel exists in a difficult neighbourhood, we are told, and is therefore entitled unconditionally to act in “self-defence”. Enough of such craven nonsense. Try telling that to the families of 14-year-old Hassan Shalabi, 18-year-old Hamza Ishtiwi or 21-year-old medic Razan Al-Najjar, none of whom posed any threat to the Israeli snipers who murdered them.

Continues here:  https://www.middleeastmonitor.com/20190212-the-eu-documents-israeli-crimes-now-it-must-do-something-about-them/

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Twitter Storm Planned To Seek Justice For Slain (Beheaded) 6Yr Old Saudi child

PRESS TV.COM             Tues., Feb. 12, 2019

A hashtag has debuted on Twitter, seeking justice for Zakariya Bader al-Jabir, a six-year-old Saudi child who was brutally beheaded in front of his mother while on pilgrimage to the holy city of Medina in the kingdom.

#JusticeForZakariya was created on Tuesday, calling for a twitter storm to start as early as Wednesday. An army of activists, human rights campaigners, and journalists have already reacted strongly to the heart-wrenching murder.

Witnesses say the assailant, who has been described in some reports as a taxi driver belonging to Saudi Arabia’s dominant Wahhabi sect, repeatedly stabbed Zakariya in the neck with a piece of broken glass until he was beheaded.

The attack reportedly took place while the mother and son were on their way to visit the shrine of Prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon Him) in Medina.

Wahhabism is a Takfiri ideology dominating Saudi Arabia and freely preached by the kingdom’s clerics.

The world’s notorious Takfiri terror outfits such as Daesh and a-Qaeda are widely believed to have been inspired by the radical ideology.

Source:  https://www.presstv.com/Detail/2019/02/12/588374/Saudi-Arabia-tweetstorm-murder-child-Zakariya-Bader-alJabir-Wahhabism

 

 

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Robert Steele: Open Letter To The Zionists At CNN — Ilhan Omar’s Comments Are NOT Controversial!

By Robert David Steele           Tues., Feb. 12, 2019

Ilhan Omar (pic above) says it’s ‘exciting’ her controversial views on Israel are sparking debate.

lhan Omar’s views are not controversial, they are mainstream. It is a testament to your corruption and your obsequiousness to the Zionist forces that bribe, blackmail, and lie, that you should have such an obviously incorrect take.

You are out of touch with reality. Zionist Israel (not to be confused with decent Jews including the nine million American Jews that Netanyahu told to “piss off” because they were not “orthodox enough”) is a genocidal apartheid criminal state.

I realize you people don’t do evidence based reporting anymore, but if you want to start thinking clearly about Israel, start with these links:

Marjorie Cohn: Progressive Except Palestine Problem

Review: Enclosure – Palestinian Landscapes in a Historical Mirror

Robert David Steele: U.S. Director of National Intelligence: Iran, China, Russia Interfering with U.S. Elections. Seriously?

Memoranda for the President on 9/11: Time for the Truth — False Flag Deep State Truth! UPDATE 11: James Perloff’s Summary

31 Zionist Strikes (Zionism is Not Judaism)

Controversial? Be ashamed of yourselves for your lack of intelligence and integrity.

NOTE: CNN’s Feedback site appears to have been disabled.

Robert David Steele
https://robertdavidsteele.com

Source:  https://phibetaiota.net/2019/02/robert-steele-open-letter-to-the-zionists-at-cnn-ilhan-omars-comments-are-not-controversial/#more-138298

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Bombshell! Apple Demands Natural News To Cease Writing About Satanism and Abortions

Natural News.com    by:          Mon., Feb. 11, 2019

In a series of shocking “demand” emails containing screen captures showing lists of Natural News articles, Apple has demanded Natural News stop publishing articles critical of abortions or Satanism, threatening to block the Natural News app from all Apple devices if Apple’s demands are not met.

This is the first time that a dominant tech company has overtly come out in defense of Satanism while threatening to censor a prominent publisher that exposes the evils of Satanic influence.

Many people will see this as yet more proof that Apple, along with other tech giants, is literally aligned with Satan and is exploiting its power of censorship to silence those who criticize Satanism.

With Democrats now openly pushing infanticide and the legalization of the serial killing of infants, tech giants like Apple are serving as the censorship “speech police” to silence all criticism of the gruesome practice.

In threatening Natural News over our coverage of infanticide and abortions, Apple is staking out the position of being pro-infanticide, and anyone who dares to speak up for innocent children is deemed by Apple to be engaged in “hate speech.”

According to apple, opposing the murder of children is now “hate speech”

Yes, you read that correctly: Speaking out to stop the mass murder of newborns is now “hate speech” according to the deranged, mentally ill Leftists who run Apple, Twitter, Google, YouTube, Facebook and Snapchat. Techno-fascism has now become a movement of mass infanticide that demands the silencing of those who oppose it. “Hate speech” means standing up for the innocent and demanding an end to the murder of children.

Here’s one of the many screen shots sent to Natural News by Apple, along with a warning that these stories would result in our app being blocked:

Apple claims all these articles are “objectionable content” that people might find “offensive.

Full article here:   https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-02-11-apple-demands-natural-news-stop-writing-about-abortions-or-satanism.html

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French Energy Giant Is Rebuked By Israel Over It’s Attempt To Boycott

Middle East Monitor.com        Mon. Feb.11, 2019

French energy giant Total has come under sharp rebuke from Israel over the company’s investment stance, amid growing concerns in Tel Aviv that the Boycott Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement is being mainstreamed among its traditional allies.

Total – which is one of seven “Supermajor” oil companies in the world – backed off from investing in Israel, for reasons it described as “complex”. Total’s chief executive, Patrick Pouyanné, told the Financial Times (FT) that it was too complex to invest in Israel, despite the country’s growing role as a gas producer.

Explaining the firm’s decision, Pouyanné added that “we [Total] like complex situations [ . . . ] up to a certain point,” but suggested that stakes in Israel were not big enough to accept the risks involved in investing in the Zionist state, which is fighting what seems to be a losing battle against accusations that the country has become an apartheid state.

Total’s decision was denounced as an attempt to “boycott” Israel and prompted outrage. The FT reported that Israel’s energy minister, Yuval Steinitz – who was visiting London to drum up interest in the country’s next gas licensing round and discuss energy co-operation – said companies such as Total that refused to invest in Israel were living in “past decades” and were in hock to the “tyranny and dictatorship” of Iran.

Steinitz criticised Total’s investment stance, saying: “I reject it with two hands; I think this is a miserable view.” “We will consider our reaction to this as it is totally unacceptable to boycott [Israel],” he added.

Steinitz attempted to discredit Total’s position by insisting that major companies like Google and arms manufacturers Lockheed Martin and Boeing had invested in Israel and had not encountered any problems.

The FT said that Israel has struggled to attract energy majors to help develop its gas resources, in part because of the fragile politics of the Middle East.

Source: https://www.middleeastmonitor.com/20190211-france-energy-giant-attacked-by-israel-over-boycott/

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Innocent Handcuffed-Woman Attacked By Cops. Here’s Why! (1 min vid)

Source: The Free Thought Project   By Matt Agorist     Mon. Feb.11, 2019

Philadelphia, PA — As we constantly repeat here at the Free Thought Project, being entirely innocent is no defense against getting arrested or abused by police officers. And, as the following video illustrates, being an entirely innocent woman—in handcuffs—is no defense from being attacked by police either.

Last month, Khalil Harvin (pic above on ground) had harmed no one, and had committed no crime when she was arrested and put into handcuffs by two Philadelphia cops. The officers stopped the vehicle Harvin was in because they claimed it was stolen. However, it was not.

The owner of the vehicle had reported the van stolen several weeks ago after he was robbed at gunpoint. However, he found it less than a week later and called police to let them know it was no longer missing.

The vehicle owner showed his confirmation number from police to FOX 29 proving that he reported it found, but he says the have simply forgotten to remove it from their list. He explained to FOX 29 that he’d been stopped several times because police have failed to remove his vehicle from their list of stolen vehicles.

Their irresponsible record keeping then led to an innocent woman being abused by two of Philadelphia’s finest.

As the video shows, Harvin is no threat to police when she’s being shoved up against the side of the police car in handcuffs. The only thing this innocent woman is doing is loudly protesting her treatment by these officers as she has done nothing wrong.

Harvin tells the two officers who are wrongly arresting her to “get off of her” and then threatens to spit on them. This set the officer off who then grabbed Harvin by the hair, kicked her legs out from under her, and smashed her into the pavement.

The crowd around the officers all began voicing their concern for the woman’s safety. Luckily for Harvin, the abuse stopped at this point, but not until she was kidnapped and charged with resisting arrest and disorderly conduct.

After realizing the officers had targeted and assaulted an innocent woman, District Attorney Larry Krasner then dismissed all the charges against Harvin and she was released.

The local chapter of the NAACP is now speaking out about the video, saying they want the officers to be disciplined.

Full article here:  https://www.blacklistednews.com/article/70975/watch-cops-accuse-innocent-woman-of-stealing-her-own-car-smash-her-into-the.html

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Oy Vey, The Poor Jooz! Plans For New Holocaust Museum Rejected By Royal Charity

DavidIcke.com    By Andrew Cheetham        Sun., Feb. 10, 2019

Plans to rip up a historic park next to the Houses of Parliament and build a £50 million Holocaust museum in its place have been called ‘unworkable’ by a Royal charity that manages the site.

The Government chose Victoria Tower Gardens as the place for the new museum and monument, to be provided by Westminster City Council.

But last night, The Royal Parks – which cares for the park – refused to back the plan.

In a damning letter to the council’s planning department, Royal Parks estates director Darren Woodward said that Victoria Tower Gardens was ‘not an appropriate location’, adding that the museum would ‘dominate the park and eclipse the existing listed memorials which are nationally important in their own right’.

Current memorials include a statue of suffragette Emmeline Pankhurst and the Buxton memorial to the abolition of slavery.

Supporters of the scheme say their presence makes it a fitting location for the new memorial. The Imperial War Museum has previously said that it should be the home of the Holocaust Museum.

Source: https://www.davidicke.com/article/521260/plans-rip-historic-park-next-houses-parliament-build-50million-holocaust-museum-branded-unworkable-royal-charity

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The Grisly Killing Of Child Bares Brutal Nature Of Saudi Wahhabism

DavidIcke.com     By Andrew Cheetham           Sun., Feb.10, 2019

The killing of a six-year-old boy in broad daylight in Saudi Arabia has generated a wave of shock and revulsion and drawn attention to the brutal nature of Wahhabi school of thought which governs the kingdom.

The child, identified as Zakariya Bader al-Jabir, (pic above) was brutally murdered last week by a man – described in some reports as a taxi driver- in front of his screaming mother in the holy city of Medina.

The killer repeatedly stabbed Zakariya in the neck with a piece of broken glass until he was beheaded, witness accounts of the gruesome killing said.

The child and his mother were reportedly attacked by the apparently lone assailant while they were on their way to visit the shrine of Prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon Him).

Shia Rights Watch, a Washington-based advocacy group, said on Saturday the incident was “a result of ongoing violations against and lack of protection of the Shia population by Saudi authorities.”

“Saudi Shia have been under military crackdown by their government and many Shia are in prisons and on death row,” it said.

According to reports, Saudi officials were quick to state that the killer suffered from psychological problems.

Kuwaiti cleric Yasser Al-Habib, however, dismissed those claims, saying they are meant to acquit the murderer or reduce his possible punishment.

Ahmad Abul Ali, executive director of Child Development Center in the Eastern Province which is populated mostly by Shia Muslims, called for protection for all children in the kingdom, online newspaper Hasanews reported.

Ademrights, an Iraq-based rights group, also denounced the killing and held Saudi authorities responsible for fueling violence against the Shia minority in the Wahhabi-dominated kingdom.

The murder of the Saudi child, it said, is more dangerous than the crimes committed by Daesh terrorists in Iraq and Syria.’

Source:  https://www.davidicke.com/article/521262/grisly-killing-child-bares-brutal-nature-wahhabism

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