2021-04-24: News Headlines

Elsa Claro (2021-04-25). Estados Unidos: El gallo y los tejados de vidrio. globalizacion.ca Cada vez que Estados Unidos acusa a otros países de espiarlo, oculta o justifica su extensa red en todo el mundo dedicada a conocer movimientos, situaciones de orden militar y operativos desestabilizantes focalizados en países y áreas completas. | En referencia…

Peoples Dispatch (2021-04-24). Around the World in 8 Minutes: Global outcry for patent waiver on COVID vaccines. peoplesdispatch.org In this episode, we take you to Geneva where the member states of the World Trade Organization met to discuss a proposal to waive certain intellectual property on COVID-19 vaccine production during the pandemic. We also look at Bolivia where dozens of intellectuals, experts and political leaders from across the world participated in the "Re-encounter with Pachamama" on April 22, Earth Day.

Tanya Wadhwa (2021-04-24). Bolivia ratifies its commitment to protecting the rights of Mother Earth and the environment. peoplesdispatch.org On the International Mother Earth Day, Bolivian President Luis Arce announced the reactivation of the Plurinational Authority of Mother Earth to promote climate change adaptation and mitigation programs as well as the generation of clean energies through photovoltaic, wind and renewable diesel projects, among other measures…

Fabián Capecchi (2021-04-24). Thrive Act: un movimiento imparable que redefinirá el futuro. peoplesworld.org Hay una frase popular que dice que cuando el río suena, es porque piedras trae. Y es exactamente lo que viene ocurriendo con el llamado movimiento Thrive, que busca fortalecer un poderoso músculo humano a fin de apoyar y presionar al gobierno de Biden para que sea aprobado un gran proyecto de infraestructura que logre …

Staff (2021-04-24). Prioritizing Incarcerated People for Vaccine Quickly Reduced COVID in IL Prisons. truthout.org "One thing about prison, you don't want to get sick in here," says James Trent, who is incarcerated in Western Illinois Correctional Center. When the chance came to get the vaccine for COVID-19, most people inside got the shot "because this is very serious," he told Truthout over the phone. | Illinois is ahead of most states in vaccinating people who are incarcerated, thus far vaccinating 69 percent of the nearly 28,000 people in its prisons. The decision to prioritize providing the vacci…

Michael J. Moore (2021-04-24). In Restricting Outside Contact, Prisons Undercut Their Mission to Rehabilitate. progressive.org As someone who is incarcerated, I know how hard prison systems make it to communicate with friends, family, and the rest of the free world.

Paul Street (2021-04-23). Slaves to the Constitution. counterpunch.org Slavery lives on in U.S.-American life, crippling "our" supposed grand "democracy" in numerous ways. The massive wealth, income, and health gaps between Black and white Americans and the related persistent segregation and mass arrest and incarceration of Black Americans cannot be properly understood without reference to the two and a half centuries in which Black

Joe Piette (2021-04-23). Prison officials punish Bryant Arroyo for 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, the "Restricted Housing Unit" — for suggesting on separate phone calls to this reporter, his daughter and another person that they keep recordings of their . . . |

Ross Barkan (2021-04-23). Dianne Morales Looks for Space—and Support—on New York's Left. thenation.com Dianne Morales Looks for Space—and Support—on New York's Left…

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