Daily Archives: February 18, 2022

2022-02-18: News Headlines

Staff (2022-02-18). Visita Díaz-Canel un barrio en transformación en la ciudad de Holguín y un polo productivo en el municipio Rafael Freyre. cubadebate.cu Hasta el Consejo Popular Alex Urquiola, al sur de esta populosa urbe donde viven más de 300 mil habitantes, llegó el Presidente cubano casi al mediodía de este jueves, acompañado por el miembro del Buró Político y secretario de Organización, Roberto Morales Ojeda, para dialogar con los protagonistas de un cambio que emociona y motiva. Este barrio es uno de los 93 en la provincia que desde hace algunos meses transforma su entorno con la apoyo de entidades estatales y privadas, organizaciones y los vecinos.

Workers World Party (2022-02-18). Unite for Feb. 26 — Workers Power Day! workers.org Solidarity with Starbucks, Amazon and all workers who are organizing and fighting back Fight against racism and all forms of oppression and exploitation — these struggles are part and parcel of the workers movement. Black Lives Matter! Unite our many struggles into one powerful force! Starbucks workers are leading an . . . |

teleSUR- lvm -HIM (2022-02-17). Bolivia recibe más de 1.300.000 dosis de vacunas Pfizer. telesurtv.net Desde el 29 de enero de 2021 arribaron al país un total de 23.815.500 dosis de vacunas contra el Sars Cov-2…

_____ (2022-02-17). Two Perspectives On Defend The Atlanta Forest. popularresistance.org They say Atlanta is a city in a forest. What happens when cops, developers, and Hollywood team up to decimate some of the very woods the city claims to treasure? In the last year, a widespread and diverse movement has sprung up to Defend the Atlanta Forest from a secretive proposal to build a police training facility, flanked by a movie soundstage, in a wooded parcel in southeast Atlanta. In this interview from January 30, just days after a major action ending in a handful of arrests, we speak with two participants in the movement about its origins, tactics, and insurgent vision. Their story is of getting ahead o…

Joel Wendland-Liu (2022-02-17). America's racist prison society produces profits but not safety. peoplesworld.org The United States is infamous for its prison system. With less than 5% of the world's population, the U.S. houses 25% of the world's incarcerated people. Nearly seven million people live in prisons, jails, immigrant concentration camps, and related facilities. They are on probation or parole and subjected to scrutiny and surveillance that leaves them …

Yasmin Cader (2022-02-17). Our Vision to Achieve True Public Safety. aclu.org For decades, local, state and federal public officials from both political parties and powerful interest groups engineered the system of mass incarceration. They did this in part by constructing a narrative of fear fueled by racism through which they passed laws, spent billions of dollars, and separated millions of families. It was a disaster of epic proportions that unfolded in slow motion and for which we are still paying the price today as a nation. | The movement to end and repair the damage of mass incarceration has made some gains, but that progress is now at risk. As we near the second-year anniversary…

teleSUR (2022-02-17). 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing: The Most-viewed Games in US. telesurenglish.net The Games are top-rated among ordinary Americans. U.S. and Chinese Olympians have displayed a friendly relationship during the ongoing event, satirizing the Washington-led farce of a diplomatic boycott of the Games. | RELATED: | Globalink | Beijing 2022 One of the Most Beautiful Events in My Life: Ecuadorian Alpine Skier | According to media industry insiders, the 2022 Olympics in Beijing could become the most-watched video program in U.S. history,…

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