Daily Archives: February 15, 2021

2021-02-15: News Headlines

Ralph Nader, Bruce Fein (2021-02-14). Democrats' Shameful Cave. commondreams.org www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/views-article/thumbs/gettyimages-12923215461.jpg

teleSUR (2021-02-13). Bolivia and Cuba To Resume Pre-Coup Political and Trade Agenda. telesurenglish.net The authority informed the program 180, of Patria Nueva radio, that he recently held a virtual meeting with the Minister of Commerce of Cuba, with whom he agreed to invigorate bilateral ties. | RELATED: | "We are resuming the economic and commercial agenda and obviously the political relations are becoming quite dynamic again," informed the Vice Minister. | Viceministro

teleSUR (2021-02-12). Bolivia Approves Amnesty Law for Those Persecuted by Añez Gov't. telesurenglish.net The Bolivian parliament approved on Thursday the Amnesty and Pardon law for more than 1 000 persecuted by the government of Jeanine àÅñez, including former president Evo Morales. | RELATED: | Vice-President David Choquehuanca proclaimed the law with "the affirmative vote of the absolute majority of the Assembly," the official noticed. | ÔøΩÔøΩPor meses exigimos y gritamo…

Staff (2021-02-12). Ralph Nader: Biden Must Hold Boeing Accountable for Deaths Due to Faulty Planes. truthout.org Legendary consumer advocate Ralph Nader says the U.S. is experiencing a "corporate crime wave," and that the Trump administration's $2.5 billion settlement with Boeing over the manufacturer's faulty 737 MAX jets amounts to a "slap on the wrist." Boeing's faulty planes were involved in two fatal crashes that killed 346 people in 2018 and 2019, including Nader's 24-year-old grandniece Samya Stumo. Nader says the Biden Justice Department should reopen the previous administration's settlement and…

Staff (2021-02-12). Ralph Nader on Corporate Crime, Holding Boeing Accountable for 737 MAX Deaths & Biden's First Weeks. democracynow.org Legendary consumer advocate Ralph Nader says the U.S. is experiencing a "corporate crime wave," and that the Trump administration's $2.5 billion settlement with Boeing over the manufacturer's faulty 737 MAX jets amounts to a "slap on the wrist." Boeing's faulty planes were involved in two fatal crashes that killed 346 people in 2018 and 2019, including Nader's 24-year-old grandniece Samya Stumo. Nader says the Biden Justice Department should reopen the previous administration's settlement and hold Boeing fully accountable. "This is just another example of giant companies getting away with their corporate criminal…

Staff (2021-02-12). Where Are the Witnesses? Ralph Nader Says Democrats' Impeachment Case Is "Prescription for Defeat" democracynow.org As the historic Senate impeachment trial of Donald Trump continues, we speak with longtime consumer advocate, corporate critic and former presidential candidate Ralph Nader, who says Democrats have set themselves up for defeat by rushing proceedings and failing to call witnesses — including Trump himself. "The narrow approach of the articles of impeachment keep the Democrats from having a full hand," says Nader. "They have like 10 arrows in their quiver and they're using one or two."

teleSUR (2021-02-12). Bolivians Hold Their 'Oruro Carnival' in Virtual Ways. telesurenglish.net Bolivia's Oruro carnival has been traditionally celebrated with massive parties and parades. This year, however, it will be held virtually and with street performances designed to avoid mass gatherings. | Throughout the nation, dozens of virtual activities were promoted to mark the festivity, which was declared Intangible Heritage of Humanity by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in 2001. | In La Paz city, authorities will promote online talks and concerts as well as exhibitions in public institutions. |

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