Daily Archives: March 25, 2021

2021-03-25: News Headlines

_____ (2021-03-25). Western Media: Prosecuting Coup Leaders Is Worse Than Leading A Coup. popularresistance.org One can imagine an editor of the London-based Guardian (3/17/21) shaking her head sadly as she typed the headline: "Cycle of Retribution Takes Bolivia's Ex-President From Palace to Prison Cell." The subhead told readers, "Jeanine àÅñez's government once sought to jail the country's former leader Evo Morales for terrorism and sedition—now she faces the same charges." | The Guardian article by Tom Phillips wants us to lament an alleged incapacity of Bolivian governments to stop persecuting opponents once they take office.

Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting (2021-03-25). For Sunday Shows, Border Is 'Political Crisis,' Not Humanitarian Emergency. fair.org Increasing numbers of migrants are attempting to cross the US/Mexico border, and unaccompanied children and teenagers are exceeding the capacities of government-run detention facilities. The right has declared a crisis, and national corporate media have largely followed suit. Department of Homeland Security chief Alejandro Mayorkas appeared on five of the six Sunday Beltway talk …

Mark Gruenberg (2021-03-25). Equal Pay Day used to push legislation against pay discrimination. peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON—Advocates, from National Domestic Workers Alliance leader Ai-jen Poo to Megan Rapinoe, the outspoken leader of the U.S. Women's National Soccer Team, used Equal Pay Day, March 24, to again push wide-ranging legislation against pay discrimination on the job. Their testimony, before the House Oversight Committee, came as the Equal Pay Coalition, led by the …

Joe Emersberger (2021-03-25). To Western Media, prosecuting Bolivian coup leaders is worse than leading a coup. mronline.org Brutal dictators supported by Washington have no reason to doubt that establishment journalists and big NGOs will try very hard to keep them out of jail. Removing the threat of U.S.-backed coups from the world will involve a constant struggle against Western media and the sources they present to us as reliable. | Newswire…

Bobby Hoffman (2021-03-25). Amidst a Wave of Voter Suppression Bills, Some States Expand Access to the Ballot. aclu.org The struggle for the right to vote is underway at state legislatures throughout the country. Following record

U.S. Right to Know (2021-03-25). Does Weed-killing Chemical "Paraquat" Cause Parkinson's Disease? Multiple Law Suits in the U.S. globalresearch.ca Multiple lawsuits are pending in the United States alleging the …

An Thuy Nguyen (2021-03-25). On a Quilt of Oppression and Injustice: From the Vietnam War to the Murder of Asian-American Women. juancole.com An Thuy Nguyen | — Orono, Maine (Special to Informed Comment) — The deadly mass shooting on March 16 targeting Asian American women working at massage parlors in Atlanta, GA is neither a tragic happenstance, nor an isolated case of a (sexually) frustrated white man having "a really bad day" — as in the words …

WSWS repost (2021-03-25). Biden administration to use San Diego Convention Center to detain 1,400 migrant children. indybay.org The opening of a detention center in downtown San Diego is an attempt to give the US government's anti-immigrant policies a facelift as more than 14,000 children remain in federal custody.

Mumia Abu-Jamal recorded by Prison Radio (2021-03-25). Mumia Abu-Jamal's Thank You Message to Supporters. indybay.org Mumia Abu-Jamal's COVID symptoms have improved but the severe debilitating skin condition persists. Mumia is now back in general population and he does not currently require hospitalization. However, Mumia needs continued monitoring, and he must not be shackled during future hospitalization.

Human Rights Lab, White Snake Projects (2021-03-25). Tuesday 4/13: Freedom-Making in an Age of Mass Incarceration. indybay.org Online event…

Revolution Books (2021-03-25). Monday 3/29: Dr. Nicole Fleetwood Tour of Marking Time: Art in the Age of Mass Incarceration. indybay.org Revolution Books, 2444 Durant Ave. Berkeley CA 94704…

Human Rights Lab, White Snake Projects (2021-03-25). Tuesday 4/6: Art and Imagination Inside Prisons: Making, Learning, & Teaching Art Behind Bars. indybay.org Online event…