2021-03-29: Social Media Postees

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The Real Danger of the Pentagon's New Indo-Pacific Plan
Simone Chun | counterpunch.org | 2021-03-29
The Pentagon recently asked Congress for an astronomical $27 billion budget increase to support a massive military buildup in Asia as part of its new Indo-Pacific plan, which calls for a substantially more aggressive military stance against China. With the US already ranking first in military spending worldwide and holding more than 290 military bases in the Asia-Pacific region alone, this aggressive buildup is being proposed at the most financially precarious moment in US history.
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Culture of Violence
Laura Flanders | counterpunch.org | 2021-03-29
"Culture of violence," "culture of violence." If I hear that phrase wheeled out one more time to excuse a mass shooter, I'll scream. That doesn't mean I'll head to the gun shop. Which is to say, when it comes to cultures, here in the USA, we're lucky enough to be able to take our pick.
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Actions in 60 cities stand with Asian community against racism, war
Catherine Henchek | liberationnews.org | 2021-03-29
The actions were organized by the ANSWER Coalition and took place across the country, from big cities like New York City to small towns like Sequim, Washington.
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African Branch of ISIS Plans to Form Islamic Caliphate in Mozambique
Lucas Leiroz de Almeida | globalresearch.ca | 2021-03-29
The security situation on the African continent is close to chaos. …
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Cuba Could Start COVID-19 Vaccination in Minors
telesurenglish.net | 2021-03-29
Rolando Perez, the director of Science at the Biotechnology & Pharmaceutical Industries (BioCubafarma), announced on Monday that his country could soon begin a study for COVID-19 vaccination in the pediatric population between the ages of 5 and 18. | RELATED: | Cuba: Caravans Take to Havana's Malecon To Say 'Unblock Cuba' | According to the study design, the first stage of vaccination will include minors aged 12 to 18 years. Subsequently, children aged 5 to 11 could be immunized, Pe…
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Amid surging COVID-19 cases, New York Mayor de Blasio orders 80,000 city workers back to offices
wsws.org | 2021-03-29
The move sets a benchmark for office workers throughout New York City and across the country to return to work despite a new surge in COVID-19 cases.
www.wsws.org/en/articles/2021/03/29/blas…

Protests In 60+ Countries Against Genocidal US Blockade On Cuba
_____ | popularresistance.org | 2021-03-29
In a worldwide day, the initiative launched a month ago by the Europe for Cuba channel, in coordination with solidarity movements and groups in different parts of the planet, will take place today and tomorrow, Sunday, with car and bicycle caravans, rallies, marches and mountain climbing, among other diverse actions. | "The call is also to flood the social networks in days of denunciation and repudiation of the genocidal blockade imposed on the island, in which we expect a good response, despite the restrictions derived from the COVID-19 pandemic," José Antonio Toledo and Michele Mesagna, coordinators of the plat…
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Cuba Could Start COVID-19 Vaccination in Minors
telesurenglish.net | 2021-03-29
Rolando Perez, the director of Science at the Biotechnology & Pharmaceutical Industries (BioCubafarma), announced on Monday that his country could soon begin a study for COVID-19 vaccination in the pediatric population between the ages of 5 and 18. | RELATED: | Cuba: Caravans Take to Havana's Malecon To Say 'Unblock Cuba' | According to the study design, the first stage of vaccination will include minors aged 12 to 18 years. Subsequently, children aged 5 to 11 could be immunized, Pe…
telesurenglish.net/news/Cuba-Could-Start…

WHO COVID-19 Origin Tracing Report Says Lab Leak Is Unlikely
telesurenglish.net | 2021-03-29
World Health Organization (WHO) Director Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said that the report of the mission that investigated in China the origin of COVID will be explained in detail on Tuesday. He did, however, advance that a "laboratory leak" is considered "extremely unlikely". | RELATED: | The Third COVID-19 Wave Will Be Worse, German Virologists Warn | According to news agencies that had access to a draft of the findings, the report advocates that the most likely theory of the…
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COVID-19 Speeds up Change Towards New Public Health in Africa
telesurenglish.net | 2021-03-29
The Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) Director John Nkengasong said the COVID-19 pandemic and the subsequent health and socio-economic challenges have accelerated partnerships for innovation in Africa towards building new public health order. | RELATED: | Africa's Confirmed COVID-19 Cases Near 4.155 Mln: Africa CDC | "Whilst COVID-19 has been an undeniable tragedy of unprecedented proportions, it has also accelerated partnerships for innovation," Nkeng…
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New York and New Jersey again epicenters for high COVID infection rate
Marina Villeneuve, Mike Catalini | peoplesworld.org | 2021-03-29
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A year after becoming a global epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic, New York and New Jersey are back atop the list of U.S. states with the highest rates of infection. Even as the vaccination campaign has ramped up, the number of new infections in New Jersey has crept up by 37% …
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Beloved Maryland math teacher dies of COVID-19 after school reopened
wsws.org | 2021-03-29
Mary Laurenzano's death is a direct result of the criminal push by the Biden administration and Maryland's Republican Governor Larry Hogan to reopen schools before the pandemic is contained.
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The working class in Germany pays the cost of the pandemic
wsws.org | 2021-03-29
In the coronavirus crisis, wages in Germany have fallen for the first time since 2007. Reduced incomes, harder working conditions, and cramped living circumstances elevate the risk of falling ill due to COVID-19 and of dying.
www.wsws.org/en/articles/2021/03/29/germ…

Amazon Hires Off-Duty Cops To Harass Workers, The Press, And Supporters
_____ | popularresistance.org | 2021-03-29
We came down from New York City to cover the historic struggle of Amazon workers to form a union and to amplify the stories of the nearly 6,000 workers who are putting their livelihoods on the line to fight for their right to collectively organize. If this union vote is successful, it will be the first union of Amazon workers in the United States. There is great potential in this union drive — an effort that is being waged by a primarily Black workforce in a virulently racist and anti-union state against one of the largest companies in the world. | We arrived at the Bessemer facility to stand in solidarity…
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Venezuela Points Finger at US for Continued Skirmishes on Colombian Border
Paul Dobson | venezuelanalysis.com | 2021-03-29
Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino López claims that the CIA is behind the fighting, which injured a further nine soldiers on Monday.
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Cape Verde Greenlights Venezuelan Government Envoy Extradition to US
Ricardo Vaz | globalresearch.ca | 2021-03-29
The Cape Verde Supreme Court has approved a request to extradite …
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House Speaker Pelosi names D.C. National Guard Commander William Walker new Sergeant-at-Arms
wsws.org | 2021-03-29
The appointment of Walker marks the first time both the House and Senate sergeant-at-arms will be members of military.
www.wsws.org/en/articles/2021/03/29/walk…

Mexico's President Feels 'Shame' for Murder of Salvadoran Woman
telesurenglish.net | 2021-03-29
Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (AMLO) on Monday expressed "shame" for the police officers who killed Salvadoran migrant Victoria Salazar in Tulum on Saturday. | RELATED: | Could VP Harris Solve Biden's Border Crisis? | "She was subdued by police… brutalized and killed. This fact fills us with sorrow, pain, and shame," he said. | Her murder was denounced on social media through a video showing a police officer placing his knee on the neck of the victim, who could barely…
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Video: Bill Gates and His Empires. Boycott "Fake Food". Dr. Vandana Shiva
Dr. Vandana Shiva | globalresearch.ca | 2021-03-29
In this interview, Vandana Shiva, Ph.D., discusses the importance and benefits …
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Vandana Shiva on the Taking Down of Bill Gates' Empires
Dr. Vandana Shiva | globalresearch.ca | 2021-03-29
In this interview, Vandana Shiva, Ph.D., discusses the importance and benefits …
globalresearch.ca/vandana-shiva-taking-d…

Lee Camp: Why Biden's Choice to Bomb Outer Space Is So Damn Exciting
Editor | scheerpost.com | 2021-03-29
Tyler Merbler / CC BY 2.0] By Lee Camp / Original to ScheerPost President Biden has announced he will be continuing to build Donald Trump's Space Force — an idea Trump probably dreamed up while high on some bizarre pills his special "doctor" gave him and had left the rubber cement jar open on his desk. The Space Force is the new branch of our military designed to conquer and kill things in outer… | Source…
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"I felt an urgency the publishing industry did not share": Michael Mark Cohen and cartooning capitalism
Eds. | mronline.org | 2021-03-29
I spent a tremendous amount of time digging around in old socialist and union newspapers, journals, magazines and pamphlets where I expected to read the work of earnest revolutionaries discussing socialist strategy and news from the latest strikes around the world. Of course, I found all that and more. — Michael Mark Cohen | March 29, 2021 | Art…
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Socialist publisher Mehring Books Australia website now online
wsws.org | 2021-03-29
The new site enables WSWS readers in Australia, New Zealand and throughout the Asia-Pacific region to more easily access Mehring Book's extensive range of Marxist literature and at a reduced price.
www.wsws.org/en/articles/2021/03/29/meba…

Building the Religious Left: DSA Religion & Socialism Conference
mgrochowski | dsausa.org | 2021-03-29
From April 24-25, join your religious socialist comrades for two days of panels, workshops, and skills training as you work to build the religious left. Hear from Andrew Wilkes, Sarah Ngu, Charles Howard, George Lakey, Matthew Sitman, Fran Quigley, Jewish Currents magazine, the DSA Muslim Caucus, the Institute for Christian Socialism, Megan Romer, Nicole-Ann Lobo,…
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U.S. Secretary of State Blinken Wants to Break China-EU Relations
Andrew Korybko | globalresearch.ca | 2021-03-29
The continual improvement of Chinese-EU relations is irreversible since it embodies …
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Venezuela Is Victim of Colombian Armed Groups, Maduro Denounces
telesurenglish.net | 2021-03-29
On Sunday, Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro denounced that the Colombian government is behind the recent incursion of irregular armed groups into Apure state, which is located in the southwestern border region. | RELATED: | Venezuela To Face Strongly Any Territorial Breach From Colombia | "We have all the WhatsApp accounts and conversations. We know the whole strategy they coordinate with the Colombian government and what they were going to do in Venezuelan territory," Ma…
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University of Michigan Women Deans Decry Regent Weiser's urging that 'witch' Gov. Whitmer be 'burned at stake'
Juan Cole | juancole.com | 2021-03-29
Ron Weiser, a real estate billionaire, is the head of the Michigan Republican Party. In videotaped remarks last Thursday, he referred to Michigan governor Gretchen Whitmer and two other top state women leaders (Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel [D] and Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson [D]) as the "three witches" and spoke of burning …
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Cancelling Art, Dark Mofo and the Offended Classes
Binoy Kampmark | dissidentvoice.org | 2021-03-29
Last week, Australians found themselves delighting in another fit of cancel culture, this time in the art world. Tasmania's Dark Mofo art festival prides itself on being gritty but the mood was very much about removing any grit to begin with. Interest centred on the project of Spanish artist Santiago Sierra, who had proposed soaking …
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'It Was a Coup' Film Unveils the U.S. Interference in Bolivia
telesurenglish.net | 2021-03-29
Bolivia's former President Evo Morales on Sunday welcomed the "It Was a Coup" documentary which reveals details of the U.S-backed coup d'etat in Nov. 2019. | RELATED: | The Andean Parliament Rejects OAS Meddling in Bolivia | The film shows how the events escalated following a biased report by the Organization of American States (OAS) on electoral fraud and the calls for violent mobilizations from opposition sectors. | Filmmaker Maria Rada gathered testimonies to unmask the plot that in…
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Universal Health Care is a Popular Idea in America, So Why Does Biden Seem Intent on Enriching Private Insurance Companies?
Sonali Kolhatkar | counterpunch.org | 2021-03-29
As the coronavirus pandemic continues to wreak havoc on people's lives, President Joe Biden has been on a victory tour to promote the American Rescue Plan, a hefty $1.9 trillion spending package that not only sends direct stimulus payments to struggling Americans, but also greatly expands health care options through the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
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People's Action Statement on CDC Moratorium Extension
Johanna Kichton | peoplesaction.org | 2021-03-29
Contact: Johanna Kichton, press@peoplesaction.org, 240.206.1145 WASHINGTON, D.C.–People's Action Homes Guarantee Campaign Director Tara Raghuveer today released the following statement in response to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention temporarily extending the national eviction moratorium to June 30th: "The Biden administration did the right thing by extending the eviction moratorium. But, beyond introducing a new …
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Facebook's Pitch to Congress: Section 230 for Me, But Not for Thee
Aaron Mackey | globalresearch.ca | 2021-03-29
As Mark Zuckerberg tries to sell Congress on Facebook's preferred method …
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Mural at Least 3,200-Year-Old Found in Peru
telesurenglish.net | 2021-03-29
A millennia mural that might belong to the extinct Cupisnique culture was found in the valley of the Virú province, La Libertad region, in Peru, archaeologists reported on Monday. | RELATED: | Peru To Witness Debates Among 18 Presidential Candidates | The 3,200-year-old mural depicts a spider god holding various knives. The specialists believe it was a deity related to fertility and rain. According to archaeologist Regulo Franco Jordan, who identified the site, "what we have here is…
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ExxonMobil versus Chevron: Fight for second-to-last place among fossil fuel companies has begun
Eds. | mronline.org | 2021-03-29
As the weather grows warmer, bears, birds, and corporate America begin to emerge from their respective hibernations. Bears will awaken hungry with thoughts of berries; birds will fly north, reversing their southern migration; corporate America will prepare their proxies and ballots. Soon it will be annual general meeting (AGM) season. | March 29, 2021 | Newswire…
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US Military Launches Task Force to Fight Information War Against China
Dave DeCamp | globalresearch.ca | 2021-03-29
The head of US Special Operations Command (SOCOM) told the Senate …
globalresearch.ca/us-military-launches-t…

Propaganda by Omission: Libya, Syria, Venezuela and the UK
Media Lens | globalresearch.ca | 2021-03-29
We live in a war-like society; one that supports, and is …
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Trawling ocean floor for fishing can release carbon equal to air travel: Study
prasanth1584 | peoplesdispatch.org | 2021-03-29
The practice of bottom trawling, according to the study, pumps out carbon amounting to about 1 gigaton every year. Marine sediments happen to be the largest reservoir of carbon in the world…
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As U.S. loses its edge, game of cyber chicken could have deadly consequences
Prabir Purkayastha | mronline.org | 2021-03-29
'…all countries have offensive and defensive capabilities and 'stealing" data and knowledge from other countries are time-honoured tasks of spook agencies. It becomes an act of war only if it leads to physical damage to critical equipment or infrastructure.' | March 29, 2021 | Newswire…
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Suez Canal Resumes Traffic After Container Ship Refloated
telesurenglish.net | 2021-03-29
Shipping traffic through Egypt's Suez Canal resumed on Monday after the world's largest container ship that had blocked the busy waterway for almost a week was refloated. The massive container ship surrounded by tug boats was shown on local TV, moving slowly in the canal's center. | RELATED: | Ship Blockage at Suez Canal Triggers Oil Price Rebound | "Admiral Osama Rabie, the Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority [SCA], announces the resumption of maritime traffic in the Suez Canal after…
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The bigot party
Robert Reich | nationofchange.org | 2021-03-29
This transformation in one of America's two eminent political parties has shocking implications, not just for the future of American democracy but for the future of democracy everywhere.
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With hospitals overflowing, Macron defends his "herd immunity" against the virus
wsws.org | 2021-03-29
There is a clear danger of a collapse of the health system, and the government is refusing any policy to contain the virus.
www.wsws.org/en/articles/2021/03/29/macr…

Genocidal Nation: "What Is It About Us?…Are We Homicidal by Nature?"
Jim Miles | globalresearch.ca | 2021-03-29
I have just watched Michael Moore's latest Rumble podcast [1] in …
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Colorado's 'MeatOut Day' Has Started a Meat War
Reynard Loki | counterpunch.org | 2021-03-29
Colorado Governor Jared Polis's declaration of March 20 as "MeatOut Day" to promote plant-based diets–which are beneficial to human health, the environment, and the prevention of cruelty to animals–sparked controversy between animal rights activists and the meat industry that went beyond state lines. Polis is not the first major politician to promote this message to…
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The bigot party
Robert Reich | nationofchange.org | 2021-03-29
This transformation in one of America's two eminent political parties has shocking implications, not just for the future of American democracy but for the future of democracy everywhere.
nationofchange.org/2021/03/29/the-bigot-…

The Suez Canal blockage and the globalization of production
wsws.org | 2021-03-29
The blockage of a vital artery of the world economy by a single ship–an accident waiting to happen–reveals fundamental aspects of modern capitalism.
www.wsws.org/en/articles/2021/03/29/suez…

Nawal El Saadawi: Egypt's grand novelist, physician and global activist
The Conversation | juancole.com | 2021-03-29
By Adele Newson-Horst | — Egyptian novelist, physician, sociologist and global activist Nawal El Saadawi died on 21 March 2021 at the age of 89. The author of more than 50 books, she told me in one of our many interviews, in 2007, that she self-identified as an African from Egypt, not from the Middle …
juancole.com/2021/03/novelist-physician-…

We Can Win Student Loan Debt Cancellation
_____ | popularresistance.org | 2021-03-29
On March 18, the Biden administration's Department of Education announced that it will cancel $1 billion in federal student loan debt held by 72,000 borrowers who were defrauded by for-profit universities. These students received subprime educations and worthless degrees, and then were burdened with debt often in the tens of thousands of dollars–all while predatory companies and their investors made millions. | The only reason this debt is now being cancelled is because debtors got organized. In 2015, students from for-profit, now defunct Corinthian Colleges Inc. launched the country's first student debt st…
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"Being the Good Guys": SOUTHCOM's Monroe Doctrine
Brett Heinz | cepr.net | 2021-03-29
In testimony earlier this month, Admiral Craig S. Faller told Congress: "This Hemisphere in which we live is under assault…. We are losing our positional advantage in this Hemisphere and immediate action is needed to reverse this trend." Faller was appointed commander of the US Southern Command (SOUTHCOM, responsible for overseeing US military activities in …
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Australian population declines for first time since World War I
wsws.org | 2021-03-29
The sudden fall threatens to expose the Australian economy's reliance on continuous population growth to mask underlying vulnerabilities.
www.wsws.org/en/articles/2021/03/29/aupo…

French Farmers protest fertilizer tax
Al Neal | peoplesworld.org | 2021-03-29
The low pitch rumble and hum of tractor engines and the thump, thump, thump of steel-capped leather boots filled the streets of Clermont Ferrand, France, as over 2,000 French farmers and 400 tractors marched and rolled into Pace de Jaude, the city square, on March 25. Farmers descended into the town in protest over new …
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Victoria's 'Big Idea' Pays Off In Housing For People In Need
_____ | popularresistance.org | 2021-03-29
Victoria Mayor Lisa Helps and councillors Ben Isitt and Jeremy Loveday were met with a heavy dose of skepticism back in 2015 when they proposed that the Capital Regional District borrow $50 million to build supportive housing for people without homes. | Helps recalled Friday that their "big idea" was mocked by some and discounted by others as unworkable or too costly. | More than five years later, however, their proposal — later scaled back to $30 million — has pried matching money from the federal and provincial governments, and continues to produce results. | On Friday, the CRD's Regional Housing Fi…
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Faced with ICC Investigation, Apartheid Israel Asserts Moral Superiority Over The Victims of Its Terror
Miko Peled | mintpressnews.com | 2021-03-29
Having created enemies by its own criminal behavior, Israel then claims the right to protect itself from the very people it alienated through these criminal acts.
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Whistleblowers Challenge Official Narrative on Syrian Chemical Weapons Attacks
VINS | projectcensored.org | 2021-03-29
On April 14, 2018, the United States, Britain, and France launched a series of aircraft and ship-based missiles against multiple government sites in Syria. The initial report released by the…
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Lockdown One Year On — It Doesn't Work, It Never Worked & It Wasn't Supposed to Work
Kit Knightly | globalresearch.ca | 2021-03-29
And so we come to March 23rd, and lockdown's first birthday. …
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Rebuilding US manufacturing is the only path to an economic renaissance
Tom Conway | nationofchange.org | 2021-03-29
America cannot afford to jeopardize major industries for want of parts.
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'Poor Rich Haiti'
_____ | popularresistance.org | 2021-03-29
Haiti's borders are curious. The small country is bordered to the east by the Dominican Republic, dividing in two the territory of the island of Hispaniola. To the west it borders the Caribbean Sea and to the south, a forgotten maritime border with the Republic of Colombia. But what interests us here is a border that is not entirely imaginary: to the north and northeast, although the maps would like to indicate otherwise, Haiti borders the United States. | It is here, in this region, that most US economic interests — and also those of its smaller partners — are concentrated. This is the case of Canada…
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'Way past time to fire Mr. DeJoy' says Sanders after House Dems unveil bill to stop assault on USPS
Kenny Stancil | nationofchange.org | 2021-03-29
"The only way to begin to defend…
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Argentina — El recordatorio de Cristina
Eduardo Aliverti | globalizacion.ca | 2021-03-29
øNo debería ser más habitual la práctica de analizar algunas situaciones a la luz de cómo serían si se plantea o ejecuta su reverso? | De dejarse llevar por tantas voces que arguyen serios problemas e incluso una ruptura definitiva entre…
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How Peace is Possible in Afghanistan
Nicolas J S Davies | progressive.org | 2021-03-29
After years of unilateral aggression, the United States may finally be taking a new approach.
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The Madness and Malady of Management Studies
Thomas Klikauer — Norman Simms | counterpunch.org | 2021-03-29
More than one-hundred years ago, Henri Fayol's highly militaristic if not authoritarian Fourteen Principles of Management — division of work, authority, discipline, unity of command, esprit de corps, etc. — moved factory administration closer to identify what management actually is. More than Fayol, it was the snake oil salesman Frederick Taylor who shaped our perception…
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Atlantic coast sea levels rising at fastest rate in 2,000 years, study finds
Olivia Rosane | peoplesworld.org | 2021-03-29
Yet another study has confirmed the unprecedented impacts of the climate crisis: Sea levels along the eastern U.S. are rising at their fastest rate in 2,000 years. Researchers led by a team at the University of Rutgers studied sea level rise at six sites along the Atlantic coast. They found that the rate of change between 1900 and …
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If Israel Accuses Iran of Doing Something, Israel Is Likely Already Doing It
Ted Snider | globalresearch.ca | 2021-03-29
Israel has accused Iran of doing many nefarious things. But the …
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Cubans in Hialeah, FL rally against U.S. blockade
Fight Back | fightbacknews.org | 2021-03-29
Hialeah, FL – Over 70 members of the South Florida Cuban community took part in a car and bicycle caravan through Hialeah to demand an end to the immoral and illegal U.S. blockade of Cuba. This caravan near Miami was one of dozens of actions that took place not only in cities across the United States, but in countries across the world, from Canada to Egypt to Cuba itself. | The cars were draped with oversized Cuban flags and posters that read, "No mas bloqueo" and "Abajo el bloqueo de Cuba," as bicyclists chanted and waved their smaller flags. The caravan passed through the congested streets of Hialeah, with honk…
www.fightbacknews.org/2021/3/28/cubans-h…

Britain and China: Trading sanctions and the new cold war
Eds. | mronline.org | 2021-03-29
IAIN DUNCAN SMITH sees the Chinese sanctions applied to him and other politicians yesterday as a "badge of honour." | March 29, 2021 | Newswire…
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Workers at Bradken steel mill in Atchison, Kansas enter second week of strike while USW imposes isolation
wsws.org | 2021-03-29
The Bradken strike started just over one week before over 1,000 workers at Allegheny Technologies, Inc. in Pennsylvania are set to go on strike this Tuesday.
www.wsws.org/en/articles/2021/03/29/atch…

Our Longest War is Ending without Victory, but will we Even Notice?
Andrew J. Bacevich | juancole.com | 2021-03-29
"Ours is the cause of freedom. We've defeated freedom's enemies before, and we will defeat them again… [W]e know our cause is just and our ultimate victory is assured… My fellow Americans, let's roll." — George W. Bush, November 8, 2001 ( Tomdispatch.com) — In the immediate wake of 9/11, it fell to President George …
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Dr. Seuss publishers unleash controversy over legacy of famed children's author
wsws.org | 2021-03-29
Neither side in this dispute within the political establishment cares a stitch about the education or development of children.
www.wsws.org/en/articles/2021/03/29/seus…

The 2002 Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF): Repealing AUMF Will Mean Nothing if We Don't Get Out of Afghanistan First
Adam Weinstein | globalresearch.ca | 2021-03-29
House Democrats are leading a charge to repeal the 2002 Authorization …
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National Day Of Protest Against Anti-Asian Racism
_____ | popularresistance.org | 2021-03-29
Responding to the spike in anti-Asian violence, Philadelphia joined scores of communities across the country Saturday in a National Day of Action Against Asian Hate launched by the Act Now to Stop War and End Racism (ANSWER) Coalition. | "We have a lot of community support, and we're expecting hundreds of participants … at Franklin Square," said Echo Alford, a volunteer with the Philadelphia Liberation Center and member of the Party for Socialism and Liberation, which coordinated the afternoon event with the support of about a dozen other local organizations. That estimate proved to be accurate.
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Massive protests in Lebanese capital Beirut against rapidly declining economic and living conditions
Peoples Dispatch | peoplesdispatch.org | 2021-03-29
The demonstrations on Sunday were the latest in the protests being held across the economically struggling country where political instability has further aggravated conditions…
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Cubans in Hialeah, FL rally against U.S. blockade
Fight Back | fightbacknews.org | 2021-03-29
Hialeah, FL – Over 70 members of the South Florida Cuban community took part in a car and bicycle caravan through Hialeah to demand an end to the immoral and illegal U.S. blockade of Cuba. This caravan near Miami was one of dozens of actions that took place not only in cities across the United States, but in countries across the world, from Canada to Egypt to Cuba itself. | The cars were draped with oversized Cuban flags and posters that read, "No mas bloqueo" and "Abajo el bloqueo de Cuba," as bicyclists chanted and waved their smaller flags. The caravan passed through the congested streets of Hialeah, with honk…
fightbacknews.org/2021/3/28/cubans-hiale…

Body cam video shows officers threatening and handcuffing 5-year-old
Andrew Emett | nationofchange.org | 2021-03-29
The child's mother subsequently filed a civil lawsuit accusing the officers of assault, false arrest, and emotional distress.
nationofchange.org/2021/03/29/body-cam-v…

Farmers' agitation: Nationwide shutdown in India
Peoples Dispatch | peoplesdispatch.org | 2021-03-29
March 26 marked four months since the farmers' protests began in India. Farmers groups across the country staged protests in response to the nationwide shutdown call issued by Samyukta Kisan Morcha, the farmers' collective leading the agitation against the farm laws passed by the far-right BJP govt.
peoplesdispatch.org/2021/03/29/farmers-a…

Blaming the Homeless for San Francisco's Homelessness Crisis
VINS | projectcensored.org | 2021-03-29
San Francisco, like many US cities, faces a growing housing crisis. The Department of Homelessness and Supportive Housing (HSH) is tasked with providing housing but its attempts have not been…
projectcensored.org/blaming-the-homeless…

Brutal violence by military escalates in Myanmar
Peoples Dispatch | peoplesdispatch.org | 2021-03-29
A day after 114 people were killed by security forces in Myanmar, the military on Sunday opened fire on those who had gathered to mourn the dead in Yangon. Close to 450 people have been killed since the February 1 coup…
peoplesdispatch.org/2021/03/29/brutal-vi…

UN and US Remain Unaccountable for Civil Unrest in Haiti
VINS | projectcensored.org | 2021-03-29
A national emergency is taking place on the Caribbean island of Haiti. As reported by the Haitian Times, officials in Haiti have requested assistance from foreign law enforcement to combat…
projectcensored.org/un-and-us-remain-una…

Australian flood victims speak out: "The only assistance is locals helping each other out."
wsws.org | 2021-03-29
"I've had no instructions, no evacuation orders, nothing. People are just left to fend for themselves."
www.wsws.org/en/articles/2021/03/29/floo…

Brazil: Defense and Foreign Affair Ministers Sacked
telesurenglish.net | 2021-03-29
On Monday, the Brazilian ministers of Defense and Foreign Affairs gave their resignation letters to the far-right president, Jair Bolsonaro, thus accentuating the institutional crisis in the South American country. | RELATED: | Foreign Affairs Minister Resigns Due To Senate Pressure | Brazilian Foreign Minister, Ernesto Araújo, resigned from his responsibilities due to pressure exerted by parliamentarians, business people, and politicians, who have vehemently criticized his man…
telesurenglish.net/news/Brazil-Defense-a…

Myanmar military guns down 114 people in deadliest daily toll
wsws.org | 2021-03-29
While the protest movement has involved broad layers of the population, opposition leaders have limited its aims to the reinstatement of a government led by Suu Kyi.
www.wsws.org/en/articles/2021/03/29/myan…

Video: Who Are the Quad and Why Are They After China?
TRT World | globalresearch.ca | 2021-03-29
The Quadrilateral Security Dialogue is a group that includes the US, …
globalresearch.ca/who-quad-why-they-afte…

The World's Richest People: Excessive Wealth Disorder Is Destroying Our Societies
Rod Driver | globalresearch.ca | 2021-03-29
David Rothkopf wrote a book about the world's richest people called …
globalresearch.ca/excessive-wealth-disor…

Rebuilding US manufacturing is the only path to an economic renaissance
Tom Conway | nationofchange.org | 2021-03-29
America cannot afford to jeopardize major industries for want of parts.
nationofchange.org/2021/03/29/rebuilding…

This week in history: March 29-April 4
wsws.org | 2021-03-29
25 years ago: US trade mission flight crashes in the Balkans, killing commerce secretary On April 3, 1996, a United States Air Force Boeing CT-43A crashed into a mountainside while on an official trade mission to Dubrovnik, Croatia. The craft was carrying United States Secretary of Commerce Ron Brown and 34 other people. There were no survivors.
www.wsws.org/en/articles/2021/03/29/twih…

'Way past time to fire Mr. DeJoy' says Sanders after House Dems unveil bill to stop assault on USPS
Kenny Stancil | nationofchange.org | 2021-03-29
"The only way to begin to defend…
nationofchange.org/2021/03/29/way-past-t…

Brutal violence by military escalates in Myanmar
Peoples Dispatch | peoplesdispatch.org | 2021-03-29
A day after 114 people were killed by security forces in Myanmar, the military on Sunday opened fire on those who had gathered to mourn the dead in Yangon. Close to 450 people have been killed since the February 1 coup…
peoplesdispatch.org/2021/03/29/brutal-vi…

Islamic State Claims Attack Killed 55 in Mozambique
telesurenglish.net | 2021-03-29
Attacks that killed 55 people in the northern Mozambique town of Palma have reportedly been claimed by Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS) via its Amaq news agency. The area is worth billions of dollars in investments on a liquefied natural gas (LNG) project by Total, a French multinational. | RELATED: | Over 1.5 Million People Displaced Due To Violence in Mozambique | The government confirmed dozens of fatalities in the coastal town of 75,000 people near the Tanzanian border on…
telesurenglish.net/news/Islamic-State-Cl…

Support Grows For Striking Columbia University Graduate Students
_____ | popularresistance.org | 2021-03-29
Today marks the beginning of the third week of the Columbia University graduate workers strike. The courageous struggle by over 3,000 graduate student-workers for improved wages, benefits and working conditions continues to receive support from workers at Columbia and more broadly throughout the US. | Last Thursday, rank-and-file members of the Graduate Workers of Columbia (GWC), which is affiliated with the UAW, defied an attempt by the union bargaining committee to shut down the strike with a deal that would have signified a de facto pay cut for the graduate students, taking into account inflation and union due…
popularresistance.org/support-grows-for-…

Myanmar: Death Toll Rising
John Clamp | counterpunch.org | 2021-03-29
It's precisely as horrific as we have come to expect from the rogue armed forces of Myanmar. If they want to shoot a guy for being a peaceful activist and his seven-year-old daughter happens to be sitting on his lap when the men with guns break in, they'll just shoot her too. This kind of…
counterpunch.org/2021/03/29/myanmar-deat…

The U.S. Pivot to Asia: Cold War Lessons from Vietnam for Today
Cynthia Chung | asia-pacificresearch.com | 2021-03-29
asia-pacificresearch.com/us-pivot-asia-c…

Minneapolis: Major protest to coincide with opening arguments at trial for cop who killed George Floyd
Fight Back | fightbacknews.org | 2021-03-29
Minneapolis, MN – A coalition of 20-plus Twin Cities organizations are set to protest on Monday, March 29 at 5 p.m. outside the Hennepin County Government Center, with a call for justice for George Floyd and conviction of Derek Chauvin, after the first day of opening statements. | Organizers note, "We expect the lawyers for the killer-cop Chauvin to spit out lies. They will try to paper over the fact that Chauvin had his knee on the neck of George Floyd for eight minutes and 46 seconds, while in league with his fellow officers to aid and abet the murder." | The evening protest and march will be combined with the…
fightbacknews.org/2021/3/28/minneapolis-…

Nicaragua: Building The Good Life (Buen Vivir) Through Popular Revolution
_____ | popularresistance.org | 2021-03-29
As I traveled in Nicaragua on the recent Sanctions Kill delegation, one thing was clear, social transformation (revolution) requires both political power and participation by the people. Without political power, revolutionary programs will not have the material resources they require. Without the participation of the people, revolutionary programs, even with resources, cannot be put into practice and defended. | Right now, Nicaraguans have both and they are making great progress in building a new society or as it is often referred to in Latin America, 'Buen Vivir,' (the good life). They are demonstrating what we…
popularresistance.org/nicaragua-building…

Argentina — Lawfare, el día después
Carlos Alberto Rozanski | globalizacion.ca | 2021-03-29
Lawfare es un neologismo creado por el general de la aviación norteamericana, Charles J. Dunlap Jr. Profesor de la Duke University School of Law estadounidense, en 2001 lo definió como "El uso de la ley como un arma de guerra"….
globalizacion.ca/argentina-lawfare-el-di…

Racist policing back in spotlight as Derek Chauvin trial opens
Wayne Nealis | peoplesworld.org | 2021-03-29
MINNEAPOLIS–The whole world is watching as the trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin gets underway here today. At stake is the question of whether the State of Minnesota can convict Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd. The killing of Floyd helped spark a national uprising last summer that put police violence and …
peoplesworld.org/article/racist-policing…

San Carlos Apache Lose Land to Big Copper
VINS | projectcensored.org | 2021-03-29
Oak Flat, Arizona, a sacred land reservation of the San Carlos Apache Native Americans, has long been under attack. Since 2008, the mining company Resolution Copper has sought to acquire…
projectcensored.org/san-carlos-apache-lo…

US EPA Ignores Data on Pesticide Classification
VINS | projectcensored.org | 2021-03-29
On February 25, 2021, the environmental advocacy group PEER reported that the US EPA downgraded the cancer risk of the pesticide Telone based on faulty study data. This was done…
projectcensored.org/us-epa-ignores-data-…

UK police and government step up repression against Police Bill protests
wsws.org | 2021-03-29
Demonstrations are routinely described as "violent" and protesters as a "mob", but the real violence has been carried out by police against those defending their right to protest which face elimination if the Bill becomes law.
www.wsws.org/en/articles/2021/03/29/pruu…

When Leaders Kill: Biden's characterization of Putin applies to Neoliberal Ideologies, Too
John Buell | juancole.com | 2021-03-29
Southwest Harbor, Maine (Special to Informed Comment) — The presidents who control more than 90 percent of the world's nuclear arsenal had a bit of a spat the other day. Though the exchange ended indecisively it serve to highlight important moral issues in both foreign and domestic policy. In an interview with ABC's George Stephanopoulos …
juancole.com/2021/03/characterization-ne…

COVID-19 cases in Chicago and throughout Illinois increase following reopening of schools and businesses
wsws.org | 2021-03-29
Tragically, the increase in infections in Chicago resulted in the death this week of CPS student Zmaya Bell. Bell, an 18-year-old student at Simeon Career Academy, died of COVID-19-related complications on Wednesday, according to her family.
www.wsws.org/en/articles/2021/03/29/chic…

Georgia Hit With Pair of Lawsuits Over Sweeping Voter Suppression Law
Jessica Corbett, staff writer | commondreams.org | 2021-03-29
"The Georgia NAACP will continue to fight until every voter is able to freely and confidently participate in democracy," vowed the state president. | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files…
commondreams.org/news/2021/03/29/georgia…

Lefebvre in the Age of COVID
Andy Merrifield | mronline.org | 2021-03-29
COVID has upended urban life as we once knew it. But it intensified already existing pathologies, those contaminating "normal," pre-pandemic life. Our present urban reality is one of the de-encounter, a thinning down rather than thickening up, the dispersion and dilution of city life, its fear and loathing. | March 28, 2021 | Monthly Review Essays…
mronline.org/2021/03/28/lefebvre-in-the-…

Janitors Walk Off the Job in SF for COVID Protections and More
Solidarity Forever | indybay.org | 2021-03-29
After months of contract negotiations broke down, over 700 janitors represented by the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) walked off the job on March 24th. This was the start of three-day strike for improved COVID protections and other working conditions.
indybay.org/newsitems/2021/03/28/1884116…

Ontario parent speaks out after COVID-19 outbreak at her child's school
wsws.org | 2021-03-29
"I don't have any confidence in the government and how they handled this pandemic," Yvonne told the World Socialist Web Site after her son was sent home from his COVID-19-stricken elementary school in Brampton, Ontario.
www.wsws.org/en/articles/2021/03/29/onin…

Robin D.G. Kelley on Derek Chauvin Murder Trial, Reparations in Evanston & Cornel West Tenure Fight
Staff | democracynow.org | 2021-03-29
As opening statements begin in Minneapolis for the trial of former police officer Derek Chauvin, we speak with UCLA historian and author Robin D.G. Kelley, who says a guilty verdict alone would not represent justice for George Floyd. "The real victory would be to end policing as we know it, to end qualified immunity, to end the conditions that enabled Derek Chauvin to take George Floyd's life and his colleagues to kind of stand there and watch," says Kelley.
www.democracynow.org/2021/3/29/robin_dg_…

Pope Francis Conveys a Message To Julian Assange
telesurenglish.net | 2021-03-29
Pope Francis sent a personal message to Julian Assange, his partner Stella Moris revealed on Monday as the press freedom activist remains in a maximum-security prison in the U.K. trying to avoid extradition to the U.S. | RELATED: | Journalism Is No Crime: Assange's Supporters Reject Denied Bail | "After a hard night, Julian woke up this morning to a kind, personal message from Pope Francis delivered to his cell door by the prison priest," Morris said via Twitter. | After a hard…
telesurenglish.net/news/Pope-Francis-Con…

The 2020-21 Worldwide Corona Crisis: Global Research Webinar, March 31st, 2021
Global Research News | globalresearch.ca | 2021-03-29
Dear Readers, | We are pleased to announce that the first Global Research Webinar will be held this Wednesday, March 31st, at 4: 00 pm (EDT), 1: 00 pm (PT), 3: 00 pm (CT) | The 2020-21 Worldwide Corona Crisis: | | It will be presented …
globalresearch.ca/the-2020-21-worldwide-…

US Hospitals Getting Paid More to Label Cause of Death as 'Coronavirus'
Sen. Scott Jensen | globalresearch.ca | 2021-03-29
First published on April 15, 2020. | Among 2020 Most Popular Articles | Senator Scott Jensen represents Minnesota. He's also a doctor. He appeared on Fox News with Laura Ingraham where he revealed a very disturbing piece of information. | Dr. Scott Jensen …
globalresearch.ca/hospitals-getting-paid…

Honduras Concludes Primary Elections Vote Count
telesurenglish.net | 2021-03-29
Honduras' National Electoral Council (CNE) concluded the primary elections' vote count after two weeks of delays and electoral fraud allegations. | RELATED: | Drug Trafficker Linked To The Honduran President Found Guilty | The National Party candidate Nasry Asfura, the Freedom and Refoundation Party representative Xiomara Castro, and the Liberal Party member Yani Rosenthal stay as main competitors for the Presidency post. | Tegucigalpa mayor Asfura gained 579,764 votes, ex-fir…
telesurenglish.net/news/Honduras-Conclud…

Argentina: Buenos Aires Province Fights for Debt Restructuring
telesurenglish.net | 2021-03-29
Buenos Aires' Governor Axel Kicillof extended the deadline to negotiate a US$7 billion debt with private creditors who sued his government for late payment. | RELATED: | Argentina Forbids Flights From Mexico, Chile, and Brazil | On March 23, an Ad Hoc committee of creditors represented by White & Case LLP filed two lawsuits in New York against Buenos Aires province for the non-payment of debt interest bonuses. | The subnational government's Finance Minister Pablo Lopez described as "
telesurenglish.net/news/Argentina-Buenos…

How We Can Put a Halt to Biodiversity Loss
Ed Rampell | progressive.org | 2021-03-29
"Extinction: The Facts," a new documentary presented by Sir David Attenborough, details how we can save the world, its wildlife, and ourselves.
progressive.org/dispatches/halt-biodiver…

Grupo de Lima se debilita con la retirada de la Argentina
Ariela Ruiz Caro | globalizacion.ca | 2021-03-29
El retiro de Argentina del Grupo de Lima, el 24 de marzo, representa un tiro directo en la línea de flotación de la obsecuencia latinoamericana con Estados Unidos. Asimismo, pone en evidencia el fracaso de los objetivos trazados cuando se…
globalizacion.ca/grupo-de-lima-se-debili…

Gayming: LGBTQ representation still missing or hidden in video games
Frazer Heritage | peoplesworld.org | 2021-03-29
There are 2.5 billion gamers worldwide, and the games they play can shape the way they see and interact with the world and also how they treat people. There is a growing body of research that shows that if you don't see certain people in the media you interact with, games included, you start to …
peoplesworld.org/article/gayming-lgbtq-r…

US offers $10m for information on Hezbollah operative convicted in Hariri killing
MEE staff | middleeasteye.net | 2021-03-29
US offers $10m for information on Hezbollah operative convicted in Hariri killing | A UN-backed tribunal had sentenced Salim Ayyash in absentia to life in prison over the assassination of former Lebanese PM Rafik Hariri | MEE staff | Mon, 03/29/2021 – 19: 11 | Photos of Salim Ayyash released by the US State Department (Rewards for Justice) | The US State Department is offering up to $10m for information on Salim Ayyash, a…
www.middleeasteye.net/news/us-offers-10m…

A sanitation worker's vision for a better society
Staff | therealnews.com | 2021-03-29
Former Philadelphia sanitation worker Terrill Haigler created the Instagram account "_yafavtrashman" to talk directly to residents about their trash pickup during the COVID-19 pandemic. Now he's using it to advocate for a better world.
therealnews.com/a-sanitation-workers-vis…

Supreme Court Judge Expects People Will be Forced to Wear Masks, Stay Home for Ten Years
Steve Watson | globalresearch.ca | 2021-03-29
British former Supreme Court judge Lord Sumption has warned that "social …
globalresearch.ca/supreme-court-judge-ex…

Former Supreme Court Judge Lord Sumption Expects People Will be Forced to Wear Masks, Stay Home for Ten Years
Steve Watson | globalresearch.ca | 2021-03-29
British former Supreme Court judge Lord Sumption has warned that "social …
globalresearch.ca/supreme-court-judge-ex…

Suez Canal: Ever Given freed and traffic resumed, Egypt says
MEE, agencies | middleeasteye.net | 2021-03-29
Suez Canal: Ever Given freed and traffic resumed, Egypt says | After blocking the canal for six days, the mammoth container ship is now in the middle of the waterway heading for inspection | MEE and agencies | Mon, 03/29/2021 – 14: 31 | Ever Given is seen soon after it had been refloated in the Suez Canal, Egypt on 29 March 2021 (Suez Canal Authority/Handout via Reuters) | The mammoth Ever Given container sh…
www.middleeasteye.net/news/egypt-suez-ca…

Suez Canal: Giant container ship refloated after blocking waterway for nearly a week
MEE, agencies | middleeasteye.net | 2021-03-29
Suez Canal: Giant container ship refloated after blocking waterway for nearly a week | Local authorities said the Ever Given was 80% corrected and planned to continue tugging efforts | MEE and agencies | Mon, 03/29/2021 – 07: 27 | It remains unclear whether the waterway would be open on Monday (Reuters) | A giant container ship that has blocked the Suez Canal for nearly a week has been refloated, raising hop…
www.middleeasteye.net/news/suez-canal-gi…

Suez Canal: Ever Given freed and traffic soon to resume, Egypt says
MEE, agencies | middleeasteye.net | 2021-03-29
Suez Canal: Ever Given freed and traffic soon to resume, Egypt says | Witnesses and tracking websites say mammoth container ship now sat in middle of the waterway | MEE and agencies | Mon, 03/29/2021 – 14: 31 | 'She's free!': Ever Given, one of the world's largest container ships, is seen after it was fully floated in Suez Canal, Egypt on 29 March 2021. (Reuters) | The mammoth Ever Given container ship was f…
www.middleeasteye.net/news/egypt-suez-ca…

Suez Canal: Giant container ship Ever Given partially refloated
MEE, agencies | middleeasteye.net | 2021-03-29
Suez Canal: Giant container ship Ever Given partially refloated | Sisi hails success, as local authorities say the vessel is 80 percent corrected and tugging efforts are planned to continue | MEE and agencies | Mon, 03/29/2021 – 07: 27 | It remains unclear whether the waterway would be open on Monday (Reuters) | A giant container ship that has blocked the Suez Canal for nearly a week has been refloated, rais…
www.middleeasteye.net/news/suez-canal-gi…

La doble moral de Estados Unidos
Pasqualina Curcio | globalizacion.ca | 2021-03-29
Más de 41.500 personas murieron el año 2020 en EE.UU., no precisamente por causa del Covid-19, fallecieron víctimas de disparos. En plena pandemia, se registraron 592 tiroteos masivos en el mencionado país del norte, algo así como 1,6 enfrentamientos armados…
globalizacion.ca/la-doble-moral-de-estad…

Vacunas y pruebas: El riesgo del mercado negro
Editorial La Jornada | globalizacion.ca | 2021-03-29
La Administración General de Aduanas informó ayer que confiscó un embarque de 44 mil pruebas de detección de Covid-19 que se pretendía hacer ingresar al país en el Aeropuerto Internacional de la Ciudad de México (AICM) sin que contara con…
globalizacion.ca/vacunas-y-pruebas-el-ri…

Stop COVID Testing Immediately: PCR and Quick Test Swabs May be Cancer-Causing
Peter Koenig | globalresearch.ca | 2021-03-29
Not only has covid testing become a US$ 100 billion business, …
globalresearch.ca/warning-stop-covid-tes…

Biden Continues to Slowly Back Away From Afghanistan Peace Deal
Jason Ditz | news.antiwar.com | 2021-03-29
With the May 1 pullout date fast approaching, President Biden seems reluctant to state his actual intentions on Afghanistan. On the one hand, he says the May 1 deadline is hard to reach, but that he also "can't picture" US troops staying beyond next year. | Those two positions combined might put the US pullout date sometime after May 1 but before 2021. If it was that simple, however, one would expect that Biden would say as much, instead of just reiterating what he doesn't expect to do. | This gives…
news.antiwar.com/2021/03/28/biden-contin…

Locals: French Airstrike Killed Six Civilians in Northern Mali
Jason Ditz | news.antiwar.com | 2021-03-29
Local officials in the Gao region of northern Mali are reporting at least six civilians have been confirmed killed in a series of French airstrikes in the area. The attack was the latest in a series of French strikes in the area, intended to keep Islamist groups from growing in Mali and neighboring countries. | France was quick to deny that the slain were civilians, saying everyone they hit was an "Islamist militant." This has been common for French operat…
news.antiwar.com/2021/03/28/locals-frenc…

Blinken Sees US-China Relationship as 'Increasingly Adversarial'
Jason Ditz | news.antiwar.com | 2021-03-29
Speaking on CNN, Secretary of State Tony Blinken continued to talk up tensions with China, saying he believes that there are "increasingly adversarial aspects" of the US relationship with China. | Blinken talked of competitive areas as well as adversarial ones, which is hardly shocking since the US openly needles China on several aspects, notably on-again, off-again trade disputes and US incursions into the South China Sea to challenge maritime claims. | Despite this, it is somewhat…
news.antiwar.com/2021/03/28/blinken-sees…

Biden Continues to Slowly Back Away From Afghanistan Peace Deal
Jason Ditz | news.antiwar.com | 2021-03-29
With the May 1 pullout date fast approaching, President Biden seems reluctant to state his actual intentions on Afghanistan. On the one hand, he says the May 1 deadline is hard to reach, but that he also "can't picture" US troops staying beyond next year. | Those two positions combined might put the US pullout date sometime after May 1 but before 2022. If it was that simple, however, one would expect that Biden would say as much, instead of just reiterating what he doesn't expect to do. | This gives…
news.antiwar.com/2021/03/28/biden-contin…

Iraqi Officials Ready to Push for Ouster of US Troops
Jason Ditz | news.antiwar.com | 2021-03-29
In January 2020, Iraq's parliament unanimously called for the US to leave Iraq. President Biden hasn't weighed in on this, but the matter is likely to come to a head in April talks with Iraq centering on the strategic future of the two nations. | Iraq's PM and other top officials are getting prepared to push hard for the pullout of US troops, forming a committee to try to work out this deal with the US. | US officials aren't saying anything in the lead-up to this, already so busy talking about how they're not withdrawing from Afghanistan or Syria. Iraqi MPs…
news.antiwar.com/2021/03/28/iraqi-offici…

The Amazon Union Vote Is Ending in Bessemer
Luis Feliz León | zcomm.org | 2021-03-29
Workers Are Already Preparing for the Next Fight…
zcomm.org/znetarticle/the-amazon-union-v…

Amazon Hired Off-Duty Cops to Harass Workers, the Press, and Supporters
Madeleine Freeman | zcomm.org | 2021-03-29
Bessemer, Alabama's police chief has confirmed that off-duty officers have been hired by Amazon to act as "security" for the BHM1 facility in the middle of a historic and intense union drive…
zcomm.org/znetarticle/amazon-hired-off-d…

The Amazon Union Vote Is Ending in Bessemer
Luis Feliz León | zcomm.org | 2021-03-29
Workers Are Already Preparing for the Next Fight…
zcomm.org/znetarticle/the-amazon-union-v…

Review — Work Won't Love You Back
Marzena Zukowska | zcomm.org | 2021-03-29
Subtitled 'how devotion to our jobs keeps us exploited, exhausted and alone', Sarah Jaffe's book explores one of neoliberalism's most insidious slights of hand…
zcomm.org/znetarticle/review-work-wont-l…

Excessive Wealth Disorder is Destroying Our Societies
Rod Driver | zcomm.org | 2021-03-29
The buying power of rich people can drive prices upwards so that poor people cannot afford things. This is most noticeable with property…
zcomm.org/znetarticle/excessive-wealth-d…

Excessive Wealth Disorder is Destroying Our Societies
Rod Driver | zcomm.org | 2021-03-29
The buying power of rich people can drive prices upwards so that poor people cannot afford things. This is most noticeable with property…
zcomm.org/znetarticle/excessive-wealth-d…

Activists May Be Winning Battle Against Environmental Racism
Mike Ludwig | zcomm.org | 2021-03-29
Residents near the proposed site already live with more toxic air pollution than 99 percent of the United States…
zcomm.org/znetarticle/activists-may-be-w…

Activists May Be Winning Battle Against Environmental Racism
Mike Ludwig | zcomm.org | 2021-03-29
Residents near the proposed site already live with more toxic air pollution than 99 percent of the United States…
zcomm.org/znetarticle/activists-may-be-w…

Universal Health Care is a Popular Idea in America
Sonali Kolhatkar | zcomm.org | 2021-03-29
So Why Does Biden Seem Intent on Enriching Private Insurance Companies?>…
zcomm.org/znetarticle/universal-health-c…

America's Longest War Winds Down
Andrew J. Bacevich | zcomm.org | 2021-03-29
No Bang, No Whimper, No Victory…
zcomm.org/znetarticle/americas-longest-w…

Jim Crow Tactics on Full Display in Georgia
George Chidi | zcomm.org | 2021-03-29
"This is clear voter suppression, clear racism, a clear manifestation of white supremacy. Georgia is going backwards instead of forwards."
zcomm.org/znetarticle/jim-crow-tactics-o…

Review — Work Won't Love You Back
Marzena Zukowska | zcomm.org | 2021-03-29
Subtitled 'how devotion to our jobs keeps us exploited, exhausted and alone', Sarah Jaffe's book explores one of neoliberalism's most insidious slights of hand…
zcomm.org/znetarticle/review-work-wont-l…

Accidental Apocalypse and Nuclear War on Drugs
John M. Laforge | zcomm.org | 2021-03-29
How can the weapons industry seem to smash or buy off everything standing in its way, whether it's reason, precaution, or spending limits?>…
zcomm.org/znetarticle/accidental-apocaly…

Accidental Apocalypse and Nuclear War on Drugs
John M. Laforge | zcomm.org | 2021-03-29
How can the weapons industry seem to smash or buy off everything standing in its way, whether it's reason, precaution, or spending limits?>…
zcomm.org/znetarticle/accidental-apocaly…

A Way of Being
Badri Raina | zcomm.org | 2021-03-29
Elders long since dead and gone Beckon from a glen in the heart; I think they will be there in love As my hour comes to depart…
zcomm.org/znetarticle/a-way-of-being/

America's Longest War Winds Down
Andrew J. Bacevich | zcomm.org | 2021-03-29
No Bang, No Whimper, No Victory…
zcomm.org/znetarticle/americas-longest-w…

Universal Health Care is a Popular Idea in America
Sonali Kolhatkar | zcomm.org | 2021-03-29
So Why Does Biden Seem Intent on Enriching Private Insurance Companies?>…
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Selected Articles: The Criminalization of Big Pharma
Global Research News | globalresearch.ca | 2021-03-29
Video: Bill Gates and His Empires. Boycott "Fake Food". Dr. Vandana Shiva | By Dr. Vandana Shiva and Dr. Joseph Mercola, March 29 2021 | In this interview, Vandana Shiva, Ph.D., discu…
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How Can Biden End Our Forever Wars? Here's a Road Map
Karen J. Greenberg | thenation.com | 2021-03-29
How Can Biden End Our Forever Wars? Here's a Road Map.
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How Can Biden End Our Forever Wars? Here's a Road Map
Karen J. Greenberg | thenation.com | 2021-03-29
How Can Biden End Our Forever Wars? Here's a Road Map.
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The Weekly Round-up: Asylum System Overhaul
Hugo Murphy | ukhumanrightsblog.com | 2021-03-29
In the news: Home Secretary Priti Patel pledged a 'fair but firm' overhaul of the UK's asylum system in the Commons on Thursday. The proposed measures aim to crack down on the criminal smuggling operations which helped 8,000 people cross the Channel by boat last year. Under the Home Secretary's proposals, asylum seekers would have their claims …
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The Weekly Round-up: Asylum System Overhaul
Hugo Murphy | ukhumanrightsblog.com | 2021-03-29
In the news: Home Secretary Priti Patel pledged a 'fair but firm' overhaul of the UK's asylum system in the Commons on Thursday. The proposed measures aim to crack down on the criminal smuggling operations which helped 8,000 people cross the Channel by boat last year. Under the Home Secretary's proposals, asylum seekers would have their claims …
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Brazil: Foreign Affairs Minister Resigns Due To Senate Pressure
telesurenglish.net | 2021-03-29
Brazil's Foreign Affairs Minister Ernesto Araujo resigned on Monday after senators accused him of disastrously directing his country's foreign policy and creating obstacles to access to COVID-19 vaccines. | RELATED: | Bolsonaro Is Guilty of a Genocide in Brazil, Lula Hold | Pressure against Araujo came even from right-wing parliamentarians. Senate President Rodrigo Pacheco and Foreign Relations Commission President Katia Abreu were among the politicians who called for his resignation.
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Lack of political will and IPR rules stand in the way of mass vaccination for COVID-19
Pavan Kulkarni | peoplesdispatch.org | 2021-03-29
A proposal made by India and South Africa in October last year to waive certain Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) of COVID vaccines has gained massive support across the world. Despite its potential to prevent millions of avoidable deaths, the US and its allies continue to block the proposal at the WTO.
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Covid-19: UN leaders plead 'don't stockpile vaccines' as global rollout stalls
MEE staff | middleeasteye.net | 2021-03-29
Covid-19: UN leaders plead 'don't stockpile vaccines' as global rollout stalls | UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres calls out 'very unfair distribution of vaccines in the world', as Covax initiative struggles to meet distribution benchmarks | MEE staff | Mon, 03/29/2021 – 15: 38 | A medical stockpile at the vaccine warehouse where doses of the vaccine are preserved before their distribution in Irxleben, eastern Germany…
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Venezuela Seeks To Swap Oil for COVID-19 Vaccines
telesurenglish.net | 2021-03-29
Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro approved the "Oil for Vaccines" payment scheme as a strategy to advance the national vaccination campaign and face the freezing of Venezuelan assets by the U.S. and other countries. | RELATED: | Venezuela Is Victim of Colombian Armed Groups, Maduro Denounces | Venezuelan frozen funds abroad amount to almost US$7 billion, which cannot be used to fight the pandemic due to U.S. arbitrary sanctions. | The Bolivarian nation advocates for these f…
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Pfizer Bullies South American Governments over COVID Vaccine
VINS | projectcensored.org | 2021-03-29
As the Coronavirus pandemic continues to strengthen its grip on South America, the pharmaceutical giant Pfizer stands accused of bullying smaller Latin American governments into putting up sovereign assets as…
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68-Year-Old Dies After Anaphylactic Reaction to COVID Vaccine as CDC Continues to Ignore Inquiry Into Increasing Number of Deaths
Megan Redshaw | globalresearch.ca | 2021-03-29
Data released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention …
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The Criminalization of Big Pharma, mRNA Vaccine Deaths and Injuries. EU Adopts "Digital Vaccine Passport"
Prof Michel Chossudovsky | globalresearch.ca | 2021-03-29
On March 25, 2021, the European Parliament voted 468 to 203 in favour of the Digital Vaccine Passport or "Green Pass" which requires EU citizens to get vaccinated if they want to travel, or even have access to various social …
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Peru To Witness Debates Among 18 Presidential Candidates
telesurenglish.net | 2021-03-29
For three days starting on Monday, Peru's National Jury of Elections will organize face-to-face presidential debates among 18 candidates who will participate in the April 11 elections. | RELATED: | Peru's President Sagasti Refuses To Declare Over 'Vaccinegate' | The debates will be focused on such issues as the pandemic, education, security, public integrity, and corruption. | Among the first candidates to take the floor this Monday are the National Victory candidate George Fors…
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The Vaccine Conundrum
Swiss Policy Research | globalresearch.ca | 2021-03-29
Initial data from Israel and Scotland appeared to indicate a very …
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Norwegian Health Authorities Will Keep Investigating Possible Side Effects from the AstraZeneca Vaccine
Eivind Nicolai Lauritsen | globalresearch.ca | 2021-03-29
Norwegian health authorities still haven't reached a conclusion on the AstraZeneca …
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UN High-Level Meeting Takes up the Debt Relief and Poverty Link
telesurenglish.net | 2021-03-29
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, and Jamaica's Prime Minister Andrew Holness convened a high-level virtual meeting to discuss options for debt relief for developing countries. | RELATED: | Vaccine Equity and Debt Relief: Call from Nobel Prize Winners | "While some countries have been able to accrue new debt to build a bridge to recovery and reserve vaccines, others have been forced to allocate their limited fiscal space…
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Woman Raises Questions after Mom's Death Certificate References Vaccine. Experts Warn About Drawing Conclusions
Amanda Lamb | globalresearch.ca | 2021-03-29
A Chapel Hill woman who says her mother died of a …
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US Reaffirms Support for Philippines as South China Sea Tensions Rise
Dave DeCamp | news.antiwar.com | 2021-03-29
Secretary of State Antony Blinken reaffirmed US support for the Philippines as tensions are rising between Manila and Beijing in the South China Sea. | The Philippine Air Force has been conducting patrols over a group of Chinese fishing vessels near Whitson Reef, a disputed reef in the South China Sea that China, the Philippines, and Vietnam all claim. Manila said it spotted 220 Chinese vessels near the reef that it claims are a "maritime militia," although Beijing insists the ships are just f…
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AFRICOM-Led 33-Nation Naval Exercise in Oil-Rich Gulf of Guinea
Rick Rozoff | news.antiwar.com | 2021-03-29
U.S. Africa Command started the tenth iteration of its Obangame Express naval exercise with an opening ceremony in the Ghanaian capital of Accra on March 19 and ended it on March 27. US Africa Command (AFRICOM) grew out of naval patrols and exercises in the Gulf of Guinea off western Africa at the beginning of … Continue reading "AFRICOM-Led 33-Nation Naval Exercise in Oil-Rich Gulf of Guinea"
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Suez Canal: Egyptians in neglected village thrust into limelight by ship crisis
MEE correspondent | middleeasteye.net | 2021-03-29
Suez Canal: Egyptians in neglected village thrust into limelight by ship crisis | Residents of Manshiyet al-Rugola have struggled for years as the world's wealth passed them by. Now the Ever Given has put them on the map | MEE correspondent | Mon, 03/29/2021 – 09: 16 | A farm vehicle is seen in a field as the Panama-flagged MV 'Ever Given' is lodged behind it impeding traffic across Egypt's Suez Canal on 2…
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Suez Canal: Egyptians in neglected village thrust into limelight by ship crisis
MEE correspondent | middleeasteye.net | 2021-03-29
Suez Canal: Egyptians in neglected village thrust into limelight by ship crisis | Residents of Manshiyet al-Rugola have struggled for years as the world's wealth passed them by. Now the Ever Given has put them on the map | MEE correspondent | Mon, 03/29/2021 – 09: 16 | A farmer vehicle is seen in a field as the Panama-flagged MV 'Ever Given' is lodged behind it impeding traffic across Egypt's Suez Canal on…
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Toronto Children's Hospital Recommends Back to School without Masks or Social Distancing. Detailed Report
John C. A. Manley | globalresearch.ca | 2021-03-29
First published by Global Research on July 21, 2020 | Toronto's Hospital for Sick Children (aka SickKids) has released a detailed report on "the harms of school closure on [children's] physical and mental health." Harms included: "Increased rates of depression, trauma, …
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Israel elections: Itamar Ben Gvir, the Jewish supremacist on the rise
Jonathan Cook | middleeasteye.net | 2021-03-29
Israel elections: Itamar Ben Gvir, the Jewish supremacist on the rise | After a pact brokered by Netanyahu, the Jewish Power party leader and former Kahanist has been catapulted into a potential kingmaker role | Jonathan Cook | Mon, 03/29/2021 – 14: 11 | Itamar Ben Gvir, head of the Israeli Jewish Power (Otzma Yehudit) party, at a conference organised by the Besheva newspaper in Jerusalem on 15 March 2021 (AFP)…
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Global trial reports on use of tocilizumab in COVID-19 pneumonia
imperial.ac.uk | 2021-03-29
The anti-inflammatory treatment tocilizumab does not significantly improve outcomes for patients with severe COVID-19 pneumonia, a trial has found.
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Capitalism Without Accountability Is at Root of Suez Canal Shipping Crisis, Says Scholar Laleh Khalili
Staff | democracynow.org | 2021-03-29
A Suez Canal service firm now says the huge container ship blocking the canal has been refloated and is on the move. The 200,000-ton ship, the Ever Given, got stuck on March 23, blocking one of the world's most important trade routes, which is used for about 12% of all global trade. The impact of the canal shutdown has raised new questions about global trade practices, including the reliance on massive cargo ships, the conditions of workers on the vessels, and environmental degradation. "As years have gone by, the ships have gotten bigger and bigger and bigger," says Laleh Khalili, professor of international poli…
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Scholar Laleh Khalili: Capitalism Without Accountability Is at Root of Suez Canal Shipping Crisis
Staff | democracynow.org | 2021-03-29
A Suez Canal service firm now says the huge container ship blocking the canal has been refloated and is on the move. The 200,000-ton ship, the Ever Given, got stuck on March 23, blocking one of the world's most important trade routes, which is used for about 12% of all global trade. The impact of the canal shutdown has raised new questions about global trade practices, including the reliance on massive cargo ships, the conditions of workers on the vessels, and environmental degradation. "As years have gone by, the ships have gotten bigger and bigger and bigger," says Laleh Khalili, professor of international poli…
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Jerusalem Declaration on Antisemitism
CounterPunch News Service | counterpunch.org | 2021-03-29
The Jerusalem Declaration on Antisemitism is a tool to identify, confront and raise awareness about antisemitism as it manifests in countries around the world today. It includes a preamble, definition, and a set of 15 guidelines that provide detailed guidance for those seeking to recognize antisemitism in order to craft responses. It was developed by a group of…
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Abolition Is a Collective Vision: An Interview With Mariame Kaba
Elias Rodriques | thenation.com | 2021-03-29
Abolition Is a Collective Vision: An Interview With Mariame Kaba…
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The NRA Can't Stop Gun Safety Legislation This Time
Shannon Watts | thenation.com | 2021-03-29
The NRA Can't Stop Gun Safety Legislation This Time…
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Abolition Is a Collective Vision: An Interview With Mariame Kaba
Elias Rodriques | thenation.com | 2021-03-29
Abolition Is a Collective Vision: An Interview With Mariame Kaba…
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The NRA Can't Stop Gun Safety Legislation This Time
Shannon Watts | thenation.com | 2021-03-29
The NRA Can't Stop Gun Safety Legislation This Time…
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Austerity Makes Covid-19 Deadlier
Servaas Storm | commondreams.org | 2021-03-29
Mortality and economic data show how constraints to government spending and a skepticism of redistributive policies have made the pandemic far worse. | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files…
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Every Person With a Conscience Is a Revolutionary Waiting to Be Born
Richard Eskow | commondreams.org | 2021-03-29
Revolutionaries sees the potential in human beings—they see our world's potential to become something vastly better than it is today. | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files…
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Right-Wing Judges Want to Overturn a Legal Precedent Preserving Free Speech
Ari Paul | commondreams.org | 2021-03-29
Without the protection of the "actual malice" standard in libel suits, political and business leaders, with their bottomless legal war chests, can simply use the threat of litigation to throw a chilling shroud over journalists and political activists. | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files…
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Republicans Fabricate "Crisis" of Violent Immigrants Crossing the Border
Robert Reich | commondreams.org | 2021-03-29
The "surge" has been fabricated by Republicans in order to stoke fear—and, not incidentally, to justify changes in laws they say are necessary to prevent non-citizens from voting. | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files…
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Color of Change: Minneapolis Jurors, Spectators Must Remember That Derek Chauvin Is on Trial—Not George Floyd
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350.org on Biden's Plan to Expand East Coast Wind Farms
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Biden Administration Announces Plan to Boost Offshore Wind Development
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Center For Popular Democracy Kicks Off "National Week of Action" Demanding Solutions to Converging Climate and Housing Crises
commondreams.org | 2021-03-29
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'Just Look at the Torture Video,' Says George Floyd's Family Lawyer as Chauvin Trial Begins
Brett Wilkins, staff writer | commondreams.org | 2021-03-29
"America, the whole world is watching. Do we really have equality and justice for all?" | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files…
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In Solidarity with the THRIVE Act, Sunrise Movement Expects a $10 Trillion Over the Next Decade Infrastructure Proposal From Biden
commondreams.org | 2021-03-29
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Center for Popular Democracy's Statement on the Extension of Eviction Moratorium
commondreams.org | 2021-03-29
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Bowman Blames Decades of US Capitalism, Imperialism for Flow of Asylum-Seekers
Jenna McGuire, staff writer | commondreams.org | 2021-03-29
"The best we can do is implement a 21st century Marshall Plan and help to rebuild Central America in the same ways that we have destroyed it." | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files…
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America's Long Wars Are Losers: No Bang, No Whimper, No Victory
Andrew Bacevich | commondreams.org | 2021-03-29
The siege of ancient Troy, which lasted a decade, inspired Homer to write the Iliad. Although the American war in Afghanistan has now gone on almost twice as long, don't expect it to be memorialized in an epic poem. | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files…
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People's Action Statement on CDC Moratorium Extension
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Drug Policy Alliance Statement on Derek Chauvin's Defense Attempting to Use Drugs as Justification for George Floyd's Death
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White House Environmental Justice Advisory Council Brings Frontline Communities into Decision-Making
commondreams.org | 2021-03-29
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Oceana Applauds President Biden Offshore Wind Plan as 'Game-Changing'
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Crisis del agua: El peor de los escenarios
Iván Restrepo | globalizacion.ca | 2021-03-29
La propuesta de celebrar un Día Mundial del Agua para recordar la relevancia de ese líquido esencial data de 1992, durante la Conferencia de las Naciones Unidas sobre el Medio Ambiente y el Desarrollo de Río de Janeiro. | Ese mismo…
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Uruguay dispara contra el Mercosur y se habla de un URUEXIT
Rubén Armendáriz | globalizacion.ca | 2021-03-29
La cumbre virtual de presidentes del Mercosur por el festejo de los 30 años del bloque dejó al descubierto históricas diferencias, especialmente sobre el arancel externo común y la "flexibilidad" para negociar acuerdos comerciales por separado, donde el presidente que…
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Saudi company requests US court freeze ex-spy chief's $29m real estate assets
MEE staff | middleeasteye.net | 2021-03-29
Saudi company requests US court freeze ex-spy chief's $29m real estate assets | Former-intelligence official Saad al-Jabri says new complaint is part of 'violent campaign' by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to silence him | MEE staff | Mon, 03/29/2021 – 20: 16 | Last year, Saad al-Jabri filed a lawsuit against MBS, claiming a 50 person hit squad was dispatched to kill him in Canada (AFP) | A Saudi state-run company has r…
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Egypt train crash: Anger over transport minister's refusal to step down
Nadda Osman | middleeasteye.net | 2021-03-29
Egypt train crash: Anger over transport minister's refusal to step down | The devastating collision claimed the lives of 19 people and is part of a long history of railway disasters | Nadda Osman | Mon, 03/29/2021 – 13: 39 | People gather around the wreckage of two trains that collided in the Tahta district of Sohag province (AFP) | Anger has erupted on social media after Egypt's transport minister, Kamel al-Wazir, sa…
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Pelosi names D.C. National Guard Commander William Walker to be House Sergeant-at-Arms
WSWS repost | indybay.org | 2021-03-29
The naming of military members to head the security of the House and Senate speaks to the intense crisis still roiling the capitalist state and the ongoing lack of trust between its security apparatus and Congress.
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Thousands March and Rally In San Francisco Protesting Racist Attacks Against Asians
Labor Video Project | indybay.org | 2021-03-29
Thousands of Chinese Americans and Asians marched and rallied in San Francisco on March 27, 2021 against the racist murders and attacks in the US. Some also protested the China bashing whipped up by both the Democrats and Republicans iincluding House Leader Nancy Pelosi from San Francisco.
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Thursday 4/1: DAPL & Line 3 D.C. Protest Rally: Indigenous Youth & Allies Demand Build Back Fossil Free!
Indigenous Environmental Network | indybay.org | 2021-03-29
Online here: www.facebook.com/ienearth/ | In-person: Army Corps of Engineers HQ, 441 G Street NW, Washington DC, DC 20314…
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Sunday 3/28: What's going on in Myanmar?
Eugene E Ruyle | indybay.org | 2021-03-29
Zoom forum, login into at icssmarx.org
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