Monthly Archives: December 2021

2021-12-31: News Headlines

Editor (2021-12-31). China Sends Bolivia 3 Million COVID-19 Vaccines. mronline.org Bolivia has received three million Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccines from China, the largest delivery of vaccines to arrive in Bolivia from the Asian superpower.

Mirinda Crissman (2021-12-31). Give an incarcerated person a gift of Workers World! workers.org "Inmates need Workers World papers. When you're locked up, you need an intellectual light to shine through the darkness of state oppression. If you're a free person reading this, and you care about the struggle against mass incarceration, please take out a subscription for an incarcerated person. It means more . . . |

WSWS (2021-12-31). Workers Struggles: Asia and Australia. wsws.org India: New Delhi police arrest protesting doctors; Punjab university teachers continue strike action; South Korean parcel delivery workers threaten strike…

_____ (2021-12-30). Iran Is Spearheading A Geopolitical Sea Change In West Asia. popularresistance.org Benjamin Franklin once famously wrote to his fellow colonials: "Either we hang together or we hang separately." | Those words are just as true today as they were 270 years ago, for empires have always controlled by dividing their victims into regional tribal interests in order to be better conquered. | While techniques have adapted to modern times, the essential ingredients for the science of discord remain relatively unchanged: keep resources scarce, fear and ignorance high, and let a targeted population clash over diminishing returns of scarcity. | Amid this division, myopic ethnic, religious, and linguistic pr…

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2021-12-30: News Headlines

teleSUR (2021-12-29). Bolivia To Use Digital COVID Vaccination Card Starting in 2022. telesurenglish.net On Wednesday, Bolivia's Health Minister Jeyson Auza presented the new digital COVID-19 vaccination card that will be requested to carry out procedures or access public sites starting next January 1. | RELATED: | Auza indicated that the new certificate is connected to the database of the National Epidemiological Surveillance Registry. Therefore, citizens can generate the card by accessing the Health Ministry web page…

_____ (2021-12-29). American Gulag: Inside The US' Massive Prison System. popularresistance.org For a supposedly developed, democratic nation, the United States locks up an extraordinary number of its citizens. Close to one quarter of the world's prison population is in the United States. Even on a per capita basis, only El Salvador and Turkmenistan come close to America's preponderance for incarceration. | In a country with a rising population and a falling demand for labor, the government decided to solve this problem by simply locking up millions of its poorest citizens, in the process allowing corporate America to make billions from their suffering. The prison industry is booming: between 1990 and 2005,…

Editor (2021-12-29). Invisible Warriors: California's Incarcerated Female Firefighters. scheerpost.com In recent years, California's wildfire season has become one of the greatest challenges facing the state's population. Nearly one-third of the people risking their lives to fight these deadly fires are incarcerated, many of them women, including Amita Mota (center), shown here in July, 2013. | By Joshua Grant / Risking their lives for minimal pay, incarcerated female firefighters in California work to save residential neighborhoods and national parks. | Incarcerate…

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