2021-04-10: News Headlines

otowenh (2021-04-10). ALBA-TCP Women and Gender Meeting Revitalizes Fight Against Patriarchy and Imperialism. orinocotribune.com "It is not possible to separate the struggle against patriarchy from the struggle against imperialism and the hegemonic policies of domination," stated the meeting resolution. | High-ranking authorities related to Women and Gender Issues of ALBA-TCP states met on Wednesday to assess progress and challenges in the construction of a fairer, more egalitarian society without exclusion. | The meeting included the participation and interventions of high-level authorities and representatives of Nicaragua, Bolivia, Granada, Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, Venezuela and Cuba. | Secretary General Sacha LLorenti opened the m…

Ted Kelly (2021-04-10). PA DOC: Stop persecuting Bryant Arroyo for exercising free speech! workers.org Bryant Arroyo, an incarcerated worker at Pennsylvania SCI Frackville, was placed in isolated custody for several days — in other words, thrown in the hole — for suggesting to friends and family that they keep their recordings of video conference calls and share what he says through social media, so . . . |

Dolores Gandulfo (2021-04-10). Los desafíos de la región andina camino al superdomingo electoral. globalizacion.ca Este domingo se llevarán a cabo elecciones en Ecuador y Perú, y la segunda vuelta en algunos departamentos de Bolivia. Chile, por su parte, decidió postergar los comicios que se iban a realizar este fin de semana, para el 15…

Enrique Calderón Alzati (2021-04-10). México — La Cuarta Transformación. globalizacion.ca Como parte central de su campaña presidencial, Andrés Manuel López Obrador convocó a la sociedad mexicana a realizar una nueva transformación equiparable a los tres grandes movimientos sociales en la historia de México: el de la Independencia, iniciado en 1810;…

a guest author (2021-04-10). Regarding the farewell of Romaine "Chip" Fitzgerald. workers.org Black Panther Party soldier Romaine "Chip" Fitzgerald died March 28 in a California hospital. The 71-year-old had been incarcerated for over 51 years, the longest-held member of the Panthers. The following statement was issued on behalf of the family and Committee to Free Chip. Chip Fitzgerald On Sunday, March 28, . . . |

Victoria Law (2021-04-10). To End Mass Incarceration, We Need to Bust the Myths That Prop It Up. zcomm.org If prisons kept us safe, then the U.S. should be the safest nation in the world…

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…

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