2021-05-02: News Headlines

Stansfield Smith (2021-05-02). Policía mundial: Washington busca encarcelar a empresarios extranjeros por incumplir sus sanciones ilegales. thegrayzone.com Violando la legislación internacional, Estados Unidos busca extraditar y encarcelar a empresarios extranjeros por sortear sus sanciones unilaterales. Los objetivos de Washington incluyen al ciudadano venezolano Alex Saab, el norcoreano Mun Chol Myong, y la ejecutiva china de Huawei Meng Wanzhou. Por Stansfield Smith Traducido por Diego Sequera (You can read this article in English here.) Estados Unidos emplea sanciones económicas como arma contra los estados que eligieron un camino hacia el desarrollo, independiente de la dominación global norteamericana. Las …

Stansfield Smith (2021-05-02). Policía mundial: Washington busca encarcelar a empresarios extranjeros por incumplir sanciones ilegales. thegrayzone.com Violando la legislación internacional, Estados Unidos busca extraditar y encarcelar a empresarios extranjeros por sortear sus sanciones unilaterales. Los objetivos de Washington incluyen al ciudadano venezolano Alex Saab, el norcoreano Mun Chol Myong, y la ejecutiva china de Huawei Meng Wanzhou. Por Stansfield Smith Traducido por Diego Sequera (You can read this article in English here.) Estados Unidos emplea sanciones económicas como arma contra los estados que eligieron un camino hacia el desarrollo, independiente de la dominación global norteamericana. Las …

Staff (2021-05-01). My Child Is Incarcerated. One Second in This Unjust System Is Too Much. truthout.org For several years, I have met weekly with a remarkable group of mothers and one father who, like me, are fighting for the release of their adult children from Chicago-area prisons. We call ourselves the

Staff (2021-05-01). Many So-Called "Alternatives" to Mass Incarceration Are 21st-Century Shackles. truthout.org As the public narrative begins to acknowledge the harm caused by mass incarceration, many are shifting to so-called "alternatives" — from predatory diversion programs to invasive electronic monitoring — designed to turn communities into cages and further exploit people. Having spent billions acquiring these "alternatives," private prison corporations are now among their biggest proponents. Today, there are more than four million people on probation and parole subject to this type of c…

_____ (2021-05-01). The Radioactive Underbelly Of The Oilfield. popularresistance.org In towns and cities across northern Appalachia industrial and manufacturing jobs have emptied out and men and women hungry for work have been drawn by the beckoning call of the oil and gas industry. Over the past decade that industry has tapped vigorously into the Marcellus and Utica, two massively rich gas layers that underlie the region. But these workers don't always end up drilling for oil and pulling pipe, wellhead jobs stamped with a certain gritty glamour upon the American imagination. They often end up at a far seedier and even less regulated end of the oilfield, working in the largely unknown underworld…

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