2021-04-09: News Headlines

Paul Street (2021-04-09). Disappear the System: A Critical Hegemonic Function of Capitalist Media. counterpunch.org Something stinks in the wall-to-wall broadcast of every detail in the Derek Chauvin trial. The hegemonic (in a Marxian sense) result of drilling down so microscopically on one racist cop's super-transgression, treating the killer as a rogue anomaly, is to disappear the broader mass-carceral white supremacist police-state and the underlying system of racialized class oppression

Carlos Fazio (2021-04-09). El 8M, el 9M y el poder patriarcal. globalizacion.ca Cuando se registra una ofensiva de restauración conservadora, neoliberal, neocolonial, depredadora y militarizada en varias regiones del mundo, América Latina incluida, el feminismo libertario, emancipador, crítico, ha colocado la contradicción capital-vida como categoría de análisis indispensable. | Expresión de ese movimiento…

Editor2 (2021-04-08). Court Upholds $10 Million Judgment Against Bolivian Leaders for 2003 Massacre. orinocotribune.com April 6, 2021, Miami — Yesterday, a federal judge rejected an attempt by Bolivia's former president, Gonzalo Sánchez de Lozada, and former defense minister, José Carlos Sánchez Berzaín, to vacate a $10 million damages award against them for the massacre of unarmed Indigenous people in 2003. A jury found the former officials liable under the Torture Victim Protection Act (TVPA) in April 2018, after a month-long trial that included six days of jury deliberations. The trial marked the first time in U.S. history that a former head of state sat before his accusers in a U.S. human rights trial. In an unusual move…

Adán Chávez Frías (2021-04-08). Venezuela — La cárcel de la dignidad (II). globalizacion.ca I | Damos la bienvenida al mes de abril, tiempo de rebelión popular, de conmemoración de los diecinueve años de la hazaña protagonizada por el heroico Pueblo de Bolívar y de Chávez durante los días 11, 12 y 13 de este…

Uchenna Okeke (2021-04-08). Suicide watch for Mr. Derek Chauvin. indybay.org This is a letter I wrote to the Warden of Oak Parks Correctional Facility in Minnesota where Mr. Chauvin is incarcerated. I would like to share it with Indymedia.

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