Daily Archives: April 19, 2021

2021-04-19: News Headlines

RT (2021-04-19). 'I'd love to see her resign': Detroit police chief blasts Rashida Tlaib's 'anti-police rhetoric'. rt.com Detroit Police Chief James Craig has blasted Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Michigan) for calling policing "inherently and intentionally racist," saying he hopes the lawmaker resigns. | "She's reckless," Craig told Fox 2 Detroit about Tlaib. "I'd love to see her resign. I'd throw her a goodbye party." | In the wake of the death of Daunte Wright after a traffic stop in Minnesota, Tlaib, a member of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's 'Squad,' called for an end to "policing, incarceration, and militarization." She also called policing "inherently and intentionally racist." | It wasn't an accident. Policing in our country is inher…

Anonymous007 (2021-04-19). Syria To Hold Presidential Elections, "Moderate Opposition" Calls Them "Farce" southfront.org Click to see full-size image | Syria is to hold presidential elections on May 26th, this is the second election to be held since war began. | The announcement was made by the Syrian parliament speaker on April 18th. | Syrians abroad will be "able to vote at embassies" on May 20th, Hammouda Sabbagh said in a statement, adding that prospective candidates could hand in their applications starting from April 19th."I call on Syrians to exercise their right to elect the president," said the Speaker, Hammouda Sabbagh, after parliame…

Pete Dolack (2021-04-18). The "Innocence" of Early Capitalism is Another Fantastical Myth. counterpunch.org It is not unusual for critics of United States foreign policy, whether or not they feel free to use the term "imperialism," to express regret that a previously rational system has soured. Such sentiments are routine for liberals and hardly unknown among social democrats. Such sentiments are, to anyone who cares to pursue a study

RT (2021-04-18). Football in crisis: UEFA threatens bans over mutiny as Premier League and pundits slam 'pure greed' of European Super League plans. rt.com Manchester United legend Roy Keane has condemned plans for a European Super League as "pure greed" and Premier League winner Micah Richards has labeled them an "absolute disgrace" following a series of explosive new developments. | Eleven clubs, including Spanish La Liga top three Atletico Madrid, Real Madrid and Barcelona, Italian Serie A club Inter Milan and five English Premier League sides have reportedly signed up for a breakaway league, with the news re-emerging just a day before UEFA was thought to be planning to announce a new 36-team Champions League. | Juventus owner Andrea Agnelli, Manchester United…

MEE, agencies (2021-04-18). Syrian presidential elections slated for next month slammed as 'farce'. middleeasteye.net Syrian presidential elections slated for next month slammed as 'farce' | Western powers call for a boycott of the 26 May poll which comes amid a crushing economic crisis | Sun, 04/18/2021 – 13: 58 | Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's opponents say the election will not be fair (AFP) | A presidential election announced by Syria on Sunday for next month has been dismissed as a "theatrical fa…

RT (2021-04-18). 'Like a meet-and-greet': Lionel Messi's own teammates mocked for begging for pics after Barcelona batter Bilbao to win cup (VIDEO). rt.com Lionel Messi's teammates looked like autograph hunters in bizarre scenes captured after the Copa del Rey final, lining up to ask him for photos alongside the trophy that was the 35th of the superstar striker's remarkable career. | The club captain scored twice in five minutes as Barcelona cruised to a 4-0 victory in the showpiece, easing past Athletic Bilbao after their LaLiga rivals had held out for an hour. | $90 million midfielder Frenkie de Jong was among those looking more like starstruck fans than Messi's peers after Barca tasted glory for the first time since 2019, waiting to pose with the six-time Ball…

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