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textAngola 3 Newsletter: DECARCERATE!!!! by International Coalition to Free the Angola 3
We dedicate this newsletter to the men, women and children in detention centers, jails and prisons, where they are unable to social distance or sanitize--leaving them to anxiously wait for the virus to take hold in their facilities. Please encourage your local governments to take action before the virus hits....
Posted: Thu Apr 2, 2020 9:55PM
textThe Shortwave Report 04/03/20 Listen Globally! by Dan Roberts
A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- Highest quality broadcast, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. Radio Deutsche-Welle, NHK World Radio Japan, Radio Havana Cuba, and Sputnik Radio....
Posted: Thu Apr 2, 2020 5:56PM
imageNavajo Nation cases of coronavirus increase to 214 with seven deaths
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by Brenda Norrell
The Navajo Nation has 214 cases of coronavirus, 40 new cases in the past 24 hours, and seven deaths. The Navajo President said they are in urgent need of more test kits. Doctors on the Navajo Nation said they need more critical care nurses, ventilators and masks....
Posted: Thu Apr 2, 2020 2:07AM
imageThreat of ICE Detention Centers Turning Into Death Camps, Groups Rallying to Free Families
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by Eoin Higgins
ICE is making the pandemic more dangerous for everyone....
Posted: Wed Apr 1, 2020 12:02AM
imageTrump’s IRS makes it difficult for seniors to receive coronavirus $1,200 stimulus checks
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by Lynda Carson
Surprise, surprise, yesterday the IRS sent out a shocking release that states, “The Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service today announced that distribution of economic impact payments will begin in the next three weeks and will be distributed automatically, with no action required for most people. However, some seniors and others who typically do not file returns will need to submit a simple tax return to receive the stimulus payment.”...
Posted: Tue Mar 31, 2020 11:44PM
textGeneral Strike 2020 by Emerican Johnson
General Strike! Urgent Call to Action! Rent Strike!...
Posted: Tue Mar 31, 2020 3:07AM
textTrump’s Mass Negligent Homicide Doesn’t Let Democratic Leaders Off the Hook by Norman Solomon
Failures of leadership in a time of coronavirus...
Posted: Mon Mar 30, 2020 1:22PM
imageStop The Theft Of Our Water! Fighting Constellation Brands Brewery In Mexicali, Mexico
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by Labor Video Project
The New York based. Constellation Brands has illegally built a $1.5 billion brewery in Mexicali, Mexico. that will steal water from the Colorado river. This will divert water from agriculture. and. the people. A. popular voted opposed. it and are demanding be stopped....
Posted: Mon Mar 30, 2020 1:19PM
imageIn the US, Capitalism On the Block,
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by Leon Kunstenaar
Dysfunctional government prompts questioning the system...
Posted: Sun Mar 29, 2020 9:42PM
audioAudio from Indymedia 20 Encuentro panels - Houston, Nov. 29-Dec. 1 2019 (audio/mpeg 67.1MB) by CIMC
This is audio recorded from the panels of the Indymedia 20 Encuentro, held at the Rice Media Center in Houston, Texas, on the weekend of November 29 - December 1, 2019....
Posted: Sun Mar 29, 2020 2:16PM
imageCiting Coronavirus Pandemic, EPA Indefinitely Suspends Environmental Rules
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by Jake Johnson, Common Dreams
The Environmental Protection Agency, headed by former coal lobbyist Andrew Wheeler, announced on Thursday a sweeping and indefinite suspension of environmental rules amid the worsening coronavirus pandemic, a move green groups warned gives the fossil fuel industry a "green light to pollute with impunity." Photo: Leon Kunstenaar...
Posted: Sun Mar 29, 2020 2:32AM
imageNavajo Nation reports two deaths and 92 cases of coronavirus
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by Brenda Norrell
Navajo coronavirus cases increased to 92 cases, with two confirmed deaths. There were 21 new cases of the virus in the past 24 hours for Dine' living in Arizona, New Mexico and Utah....
Posted: Sat Mar 28, 2020 11:49AM
textIMF Announces Coronavirus Debt Relief and Increased Lending Resources by Kate Zeller
As the coronavirus continues to take lives and wreak havoc on health systems and the economy, the International Monetary Fund announced plans for debt relief for poor countries and increased lending resources for all countries. ...
Posted: Fri Mar 27, 2020 10:32AM
imageStarbucks Let Critical Time Slip Away Before Taking Action During COVID-19 Pandemic
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by Ruth Robertson
A March 26 Buzzfeed News article says of Starbucks, “the decisions of a company that employs 220,000 people in the US have had far-reaching consequences in the midst of a virus accelerating faster than most public health systems can keep up with.”...
Posted: Thu Mar 26, 2020 5:33PM
textG20 Emergency Meeting Convenes on Coronavirus Health and Economic Impacts by Kate Zeller
Saudi Arabia chaired an emergency virtual G20 meeting for Presidents and Prime Minsters as the coronavirus wreaks havoc on the global economy....
Posted: Thu Mar 26, 2020 12:23PM
textSomalia Wins Debt Relief by Kate Zeller
The International Monetary Fund and World Bank announced that Somalia qualifies to receive debt relief. In three years time, Somalia's debt will be reduced from $5.2 billion to $557 million....
Posted: Wed Mar 25, 2020 2:33PM
textIMF and World Bank Ask G20 to Halt Debt Collection for Poor Countries by Kate Zeller
The International Monetary Fund asked G20 countries and other lending countries to stop collecting debt from poor countries due to the coronavirus pandemic....
Posted: Wed Mar 25, 2020 11:00AM
textCDC: Housing, Not Handcuffs Is the Way to Stop COVID-19 Amongst Homeless Populations by National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty
Advocates Hail First Step, Call for More Help...
Posted: Tue Mar 24, 2020 4:01PM
textHow South Korea will contain coronavirus without curfew by Julia Grass, F Rotzer, F. Romeike, and T Bolt
South Korea tests almost three times more people than Germany, 84K a week. Social distancing works in Japan and South Korea. Japan has closed schools but lets restaurants and shops stay open without a curfew....
Posted: Tue Mar 24, 2020 12:52PM
textAmidst Covid-19 Spread, IMF and World Bank Signal Debt Relief for Poor Countries by Kate Zeller
Developing Countries Demand Debt Payments Stop...
Posted: Tue Mar 24, 2020 8:19AM