Daily Archives: April 5, 2021

2021-04-05: News Headlines

WSWS (2021-04-05). Biden seeks to deploy federal employees to immigrant detention facilities. wsws.org The deployment of federal civilian employees is aimed at facilitating, not changing, a brutal policy of incarcerating children fleeing violence and poverty, which has led to thousands of child migrants being packed into cages along the US-Mexican border.

Christopher Blackwell (2021-04-05). In Prison, COVID-19 Precautions are a Form of Punishment. progressive.org I'm incarcerated at a prison in Washington State, and the guards here use safety protocols as an excuse to crack down on us.

teleSUR (2021-04-05). Bolivia: Former Water Resources Minister Flees the Country. telesurenglish.net On Sunday, former Water Resources Minister Maria Pinckert left Bolivia, three days after the Prosecutor's Office issued an arrest warrant against her over irregularities in her management. | RELATED: | Pinckert, whose whereabouts are unknown, announced that she requested asylum because she considers herself a victim of political persecution. | "I will return when the judicial system becomes impartial," she wrote in a…

Rodolfo Bueno (2021-04-05). Un mundo multipolar: No hay peor ciego que el que no quiere ver. globalizacion.ca Es hora de que las grandes potencias se sienten a dialogar sobre la paz y el desarme. | Luego de que el mandatario estadounidense llamara asesino al Presidente Putin y le amenazara con que le haría pagar cara su injerencia en…

_____ (2021-04-05). Report: Plastic Pollution Is A Social Justice Issue. popularresistance.org Plastic pollution isn't just a threat to non-human life like turtles and whales. It's also a major environmental justice problem. | That's the conclusion of a new report released Tuesday from the UN Environment Program and ocean justice non-profit Azul, titled Neglected: Environmental Justice Impacts of Plastic Pollution. | "Plastic pollution is a social justice issue," report coauthor and Azul founder and executive director Marce Gutiérrez-Graudi≈Ü≈° said in a press release. "Current efforts, limited to managing and decreasing plastic pollution, are inadequate to address the whole scope of p…

teleSUR (2021-04-04). Venezuela Seeks UN Assistance to Deactivate Mines. telesurenglish.net Maduro made the announcement after delivering a report on the Covid19 situation in the country. He said he instructed foreign minister Jorge Arreaza to contact UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres for the purpose. | RELATED: | Venezuela's National Boliviarian Army has been conducting operations on the border zone since unidentified armed units attacked National Guard posts, rural villages and public buildings in M…

_____ (2021-04-04). Ecuador's Socialists Set To Defeat Neo-liberalism. popularresistance.org A young left-wing economist, Andres Aruaz, is favourite to win Ecuador's presidential election later this month, in what would be the latest victory for progressives in Latin America after elections in Mexico, Argentina and Bolivia in recent years. | But with a left victory likely, there are growing concerns that elites in Ecuador and abroad are conspiring to sabotage the electoral process. This has become an all too common response of the Latin American right-wing to progressive victories. | In Bolivia, when socialist Evo Morales was elected in 2019, a military coup ousted him after exploiting trumped-up charges…

Kiera Wright-Ruiz (2021-04-04). Is this Marcella Hazan's most overlooked pasta sauce?>. salon.com Like most good sauces, this recipe is built on a foundation of shallot, butter and garlic…

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