2021-03-24: News Headlines

Prensa Latina (2021-03-24). Serie de cómics promueve amor por animales de la Amazonia. peoplesworld.org La Paz, BOLIVIA (Prensa Latina) El nuevo número de una serie de cómics dedicada a promover el amor por los animales de la fauna silvestre llegará a comunidades y centros educativos de Bolivia, destaca hoy la prensa local. De acuerdo con el diario Página 7 en su versión digital, la historieta además estará disponible de …

Juan Cole (2021-03-24). White Nationalist TV News: Even Networks and CNN are falling for 'Border Crisis' Propaganda. juancole.com Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) — The media frenzy in the US around the alleged border crisis with Mexico could have several roots. It could be an attempt to appear even-handed, in that anchors are criticizing a Democratic administration. It could be that Republican talking points are simply being given a hearing. It cannot be that …

The Conversation (2021-03-24). Biden immigration overhaul would reunite families split up by deportation. juancole.com By Robert McKee Irwin | — Hundreds of thousands of immigrant families have been separated by deportation from the United States, in many cases with a parent on one side of the border and children on the other, according to estimates by the Urban Policy Institute and Migration Policy Institute. Reunification is a priority in …

_____ (2021-03-24). Supreme Court Case On Farmworker Protections Could Harm All Regulation. popularresistance.org The legacy of Cesar Chavez has been getting another look in recent months. In January, President Joe Biden placed a bust of the 20th-century labor leader in the Oval Office, giving journalists the opportunity to reexamine how Chavez fought for farmworkers, while commentators on social media noted that Chavez's treatment of undocumented immigrants, at certain points during his life, complicates his image as a tireless champion of migrant laborers. | But a sinister reexamination of Chavez's legacy is also happening. A California labor regulation that resulted from his campaigning is under threat from the Supreme Co…

Brasil de Fato (2021-03-24). Brazil's Supreme Court rules that Sérgio Moro was partial when convicting Lula. peoplesdispatch.org The 2nd Panel of the Federal Supreme Court (STF) confirmed on Tuesday March 23, with a result of 3 votes to 2, the existence misconduct by former judge Sergio Moro in the cases involving former president Luíz Inácio Lula da Silva of the Workers' Party (PT) in the Operation Car Wash case. This is the latest chapter in the legal battle of Lula, following a decision on March 8 which annulled the convictions against the ex-president and opened the doors for him to be a presidential candidate in 2022. | The latest ruling was thanks to a change in vote of the minister Carmen Lucía, who had voted, in 2018, when the proc…

_____ (2021-03-24). Migrant Worker Women Submit First Petition Against The US Under USMCA. popularresistance.org Maritza Perez and Adareli Ponce have filed the first-ever petition against the U.S. under the USMCA in a pivotal moment for the fight to end gender discrimination against migrant worker women on temporary labor migration programs. The petition was signed by a binational coalition of allies led by CDM. | Migrant worker women are denied jobs, channeled into lower-paying roles and exposed to gender-based violence at their workplace. They've fought for justice, demanding the U.S. government put in place enforcement measures that ensure equity and dignity for migrant worker women.

Editorial La Jornada (2021-03-24). Migración: Convergencia México y Estados Unidos. globalizacion.ca Hoy llega a nuestro país una delegación gubernamental de alto nivel procedente de Washington con el fin de dialogar con las autoridades mexicanas sobre la definición de un curso de acción efectivo y humanitario sobre migración. | El grupo está integrado…

José Blanco (2021-03-24). México — Conflicto y expectativa. globalizacion.ca El panorama social, económico y político de México está, como en otros tiempos, poblado de símbolos y tensiones. Emergen salidas posibles en medio de trabazones múltiples. El nudo central de hoy es la energía eléctrica, la insolencia de las empresas…

teleSUR (2021-03-24). The US Knew All About the 1976 Coup Plot in Argentina. telesurenglish.net On the occasion of the 45th anniversary of the military coup in Argentina this Wednesday, documents declassified by the National Security Archive (NSA) indicate that the U.S. government was aware of the plots led by coup leader Jorge Videla in 1976. | RELATED: | Cables signed by the former U.S. Ambassador to Argentina Robert Hill showed early meetings with coup instigator Emilio Massera who was a member of the Mi…

ARG Medios (2021-03-24). Nora Cortiñas: The mother of all struggles. peoplesdispatch.org On the anniversary of the coup d'état which installed the last civic-military dictatorship in Argentina, ARG Medios spoke to Nora Cortiñas about how waging resistance in the midst of brutal repression…

KPFA Radio 94.1 FM (2021-03-24). Thursday 4/29: Aviva Chomsky & Mickey Huff: Central America's Forgotten History. indybay.org Online webinar…

Joe Emersberger (2021-03-24). To Western Media, Prosecuting Bolivian Coup Leaders Is Worse Than Leading a Coup. zcomm.org Removing the threat of US -backed coups from the world will involve a constant struggle against Western media and the sources they present to us as reliable…

Jonathan Cook (2021-03-24). We are living through a time of fear — not just of the virus, but of each other. zcomm.org Once fear takes hold, populations risk agreeing to hand back rights, won over decades or centuries, that were the sole, meagre limit on the power of elites to ransack the common wealth…

Mario Candeias (2021-03-24). Crisis of Privatization – Return of Public Space. indybay.org The water supply for the population of Paris is to be | completely restored to public ownership from 2009 on, | as the Socialist mayor Delanoe announced on June 2nd | 2008… Adam Smith already advocated that such "public goods" have to be provided by the state.2…

Mumia Abu-Jamal recorded by Prison Radio (2021-03-24). 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.

Eduardo Paz Rada (2021-03-24). Las responsabilidades históricas de Evo Morales. globalizacion.ca En la actualidad política boliviana se presenta una interrogante fundamental sobre las responsabilidades de Evo Morales Ayma, Jefe Nacional del Movimiento Al Socialismo (MAS), en relación al futuro del proceso de liberación nacional y de la Revolución Boliviana tomando en…

Aram Aharonian (2021-03-24). Mercosur, 30 años de manoseos del ideal integracionista. globalizacion.ca Con la excusa de la emergencia de la pandemia del Covid-19, la presidencia protempore argentina del Mercado Común del Sur (Mercosur) comunicó a los mandatarios de Brasil, Paraguay y Uruguay que el encuentro por la conmemoración de los 30 años…

Fernando del Corro (2021-03-24). A 45 años del inicio del período más trágico de la historia argentina. globalizacion.ca Desde el día anterior seguramente muchos ya lo sabíamos. Un ya fallecido integrante de las Fuerzas Armadas me lo había confiado. Me citó en un bar de Corrientes y Leandro N. Alem, a pocas cuadras de la Casa de Gobierno….