Daily Archives: April 27, 2021

2021-04-27: News Headlines

Marie Kelly (2021-04-28). Birthday events in Philadelphia say: Let Mumia OUT. workers.org An international coalition of groups supporting Mumia Abu-Jamal held events April 23-25 to commemorate his 67th birthday (April 24) and call for his freedom. Mumia has been unjustly incarcerated for nearly 40 years. His health has deteriorated due to the harsh conditions he has endured under an unjust carceral system. . . . |

Patrick Cockburn (2021-04-27). Focusing Purely on Injustices in China and Russia with a Cold War Mindset Damages Human Rights Everywhere. counterpunch.org As we enter a second Cold War against China and Russia, there are lessons to be learned from the first, since much the same propaganda mechanisms are once again hard at work. Western governments and media unrelentingly criticise China for the persecution of Uighur Muslims in Xinjiang province, but there is scarcely a mention of the repression of Kashmiri Muslims in Indian-controlled Kashmir. Diplomatic and media outrage is expressed when Russia and the Syrian government bomb civilians in Idlib in Syria, but the bombing of civilians during the Western-backed, Saudi-led air campaign in Yemen, remains at the bottom…

Anzy Adams (2021-04-27). San Diego protest calls to end barrio warfare. liberationnews.org The April 24 event began in Golden Hill Park, where speakers talked about the effects of police terror, mass incarceration, racial profiling, gang enhancements, horizontal violence and other issues affecting the Chicano community.

Peoples Dispatch (2021-04-27). RUNASUR, a new Latin American regional integration mechanism, created in Bolivia. peoplesdispatch.org RUNASUR, a new regional integration mechanism, aims at uniting the Indigenous people, peasants, social movements and workers of Latin America with an anti-imperialist , as well as building a Plurinacional America…

EMMA (2021-04-27). The People's Party has officially registered in Oregon! peoplesparty.org The timber-rich state is plundered on an industrial scale by Wall Street corporations, leaving rural communities impoverished in the east. Meanwhile, staggering rents have forced thousands of unhoused people into the streets in the cities to the west. | The People's Party will end those injustices. Our representatives will guarantee EVERY American housing, food, a good-paying job, a basic income, a college education, expanded social security, strong unions, and a livable climate. We will guarantee freedom from militarized police, mass incarceration, war, and monopolies and trusts. | If you live in Oregon, we need…

ecns.cn (2021-04-27). China-Europe freight train hub tops 1,000 global parcel containers. ecns.cn The number of international parcel containers transported through the Yuxinou (Chongqing-Xinjiang-Europe) railway, the first China-Europe freight train route, topped 1,000 on Sunday, local authorities said.

sputniknews (2021-04-26). Bolivia Vows to Produce COVID Vaccines, Including Russian One. sputniknews.com LA PAZ (Sputnik) – Bolivia is interested in the production of vaccines against COVID-19, including the Russian one, on its territory, Health Minister Jeyson Auza told Sputink.

Anonymous103 (2021-04-26). Capitalism is an Environmental Failure, Latin American Leaders Warn. southfront.org Illustrative image | Written by Alejandra Garcia, originally published at "Mother Earth does not belong to us, we are part of her. Savage capitalism has turned life into a big market and has destroyed the essential balance that must exist between nature and human beings," Bolivia's President Luis Arce said in commemorati…

_____ (2021-04-26). Bolivia Proposes To The UN To Urgently Convene An Earth Assembly. popularresistance.org During the Reunion with Mother Earth: Global reflections for the defense of Pachamama, the Plurinational State of Bolivia assumed the commitment to lead, in coordination with all the peoples of the South, a global action in this matter and requested the Secretary General of the United Nations (UN), António Guterres, to urgently convene an Earth Assembly to "continue developing the cosmobiocentric paradigm, not anthropocentric, within the framework of multilateralism." | Representing the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, the People's Power Minister for Foreign Relations, Jorge Arreaza, focused his speech on the fa…

teleSUR (2021-04-26). RUNASUR To Integrate the Peoples of South America. telesurenglish.net Former President Evo Morales on Monday announced the creation of RUNASUR, a Bolivia-based integration mechanism for Indigenous peoples and social movements. | RELATED: | "RUNASUR will seek to join all South American countries," Morales said, explaining that the initiative proposes to turn Latin America into a plurinational region. | The idea of creating RUNASUR was suggested by Morales one day after he returned to Boliv…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-04-26). Runasur to Unite Social Movements for a True Liberation. libya360.wordpress.com Kawsachun News The first RUNASUR technical commission meeting concludes in Villa Tunari. April 25, 2021. Photo: Kawsachun News A new medium for the integration of peoples and social movements is coming together following two intense days of debate in the town of Villa Tunari, Cochabamba. Runasur's general structure and strategy for international coordination were defined…

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