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imageUrgent Call to Action for Mumia Abu-Jamal! Family and friends have not heard from him since April 10
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by The Jamal Journal
Please take action. This new alert has just been released!...
Posted: Wed Apr 14, 2021 12:00PM
imageA strategy to eliminate the COVID-19 virus
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by Benjamin Mateus (WSWS repost)
Quantitative analysis expert Dr. Yaneer Bar-Yam describes how we have always had control over the spread of COVID-19 but have largely failed to understand the structural dynamics of its spread. In this thought-provoking interview with the World Socialist Web Site he explains the futility of simply increasing restrictions when cases go up and decreasing restrictions when cases go down-- if our goal is to completely end the pandemic....
Posted: Wed Apr 14, 2021 7:49AM
textHousing the Homeless: Austin, Texas by April Short
In a city as prosperous as Austin, no one should have to live on the streets, period. That became even more clear as we saw folks still sleeping out under bridges when we knew that zero-degree temperatures were coming—and sometimes there were hotels or lit-up buildings right across the streets....
Posted: Tue Apr 13, 2021 5:04AM
imageNewsom plans full reopening in June as deaths hit 60,000
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by Melody Isley (WSWS repost)
The practices of the ruling class have been completely negligent and arbitrary. Tiered reopenings, completely lackluster economic relief, dangerous working conditions throughout the whole pandemic and continuous infections have led to more than 3.7 million infections and 60,082 preventable deaths in California alone....
Posted: Mon Apr 12, 2021 7:26AM
imageProf. Johanna Fernandez's account of Mumia Abu-Jamal's Health Emergency (from Verso Blog)
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by Johanna Fernandez, reposted by Jamal Journal
This article was originally published at the Verso Books blog on March 28, and is being reprinted here in full, no edits, with the permission of author Johanna Fernandez, from the Campaign to Bring Mumia Home. For the latest updates on Mumia’s health, please visit the Jamal Journal: www.JamalJournal.com....
Posted: Tue Mar 30, 2021 8:47PM
textRelease the vaccines and put an end to the lockdown by Jens Berger
If we were to discard the rigid vaccination plan, which is divided into priority groups, and simply release the vaccines to all interested parties, this would be a golden way out of the whole nightmare....
Posted: Tue Mar 30, 2021 3:47AM
audioMumia Abu-Jamal's Thank You Message to Supporters (audio/mpeg 3.0MB) by Mumia Abu-Jamal recorded by Prison Radio
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....
Posted: Tue Mar 23, 2021 5:30PM
imagePacifica CRD 3/22/21 Covid, Amazon Billions and Workers' Rights
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by Pacifica TF
Pacifica's Covid, Race & Democracy focuses on the medical conditions of Mumia Abu-Jamal and also the struggle of the Bessemer Alabama Amazon warehouse workers who are voting this month for a union....
Posted: Mon Mar 22, 2021 3:33PM
textHR 1976 Medicare for All Act of 2021 by Socialized Medicine is What We Need
On March 17, 2021, Rep. Jayapal Pamila of Wash. state and Rep. Deborah Dingell of Michigan introduced this year's version of the urgently needed Medicare for All Act of 2021 with a total of 112 sponsors, all Democrats, and it needs 218 to pass. See https://www.congress.gov/bill/117th-congress/house-bill/1976/cosponsors?q={%22search%22:[%22actionSessionCode:\%22117-1|1000\%22+AND+billIsReserved:\%22N\%22%22]}&r=9&s=4&searchResultViewType=compact...
Posted: Sun Mar 21, 2021 10:02AM
imageInternational Workers Committe says Free Mumia and All Elders...
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by IWC release posted by the Jamal Journal
The international campaign to free Mumia Abu-Jamal launched by the International Workers Committee Against War and Exploitation, For a Workers International (IWC) is under way. This new IWC release declares: Free Mumia and All Elders, Vulnerable Inmates and Political Prisoners Immediately!...
Posted: Fri Mar 19, 2021 2:32AM
imageThe Angola 3 support Mumia Abu-Jamal and the Color of Change petition
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by A3 statement given to the Jamal Journal
In this new statement from from former Black Panther political prisoners Albert Woodfox and Robert King of the Angola 3 declare about Mumia Abu-Jamal: "He has always fought for all of our human rights from inside prison walls. Please fight for his human rights today."...
Posted: Fri Mar 19, 2021 12:02AM
imageThe International Federation of Journalists calls for Mumia Abu-Jamal's release
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by IFJ statement posted by the Jamal Journal
Mumia Abu-Jamal, an African-American journalist with close ties to the Black Panthers, who has spent nearly 40 years in prison, has tested positive for Covid. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has backed calls from US (NWU) and French (SNJ-CGT) affiliates for his immediate release amid growing fears over his health....
Posted: Wed Mar 17, 2021 10:35PM
imageSupport Mumia! Please Sign the French Petition to PA Gov. Tom Wolf!
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by Change.org petition reposted by Jamal Journal
Please sign the new French petition calling on Gov. Wolf to release Mumia Abu-Jamal....
Posted: Wed Mar 17, 2021 5:12PM
imageMumia Abu-Jamal's Health Emergency: An interview with Dr. Ricardo Alvarez
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by The Jamal Journal
This new interview with consulting physician Dr. Ricardo Alvarez has just been released. Please help us by reposting and otherwise circulating this interview, and please sign the Color of Change petition...
Posted: Sun Mar 14, 2021 12:36PM
textZero hunger, zero hypocrisy by Flo Osrainik, Lena Krainz and Florian Roetzer
Today, flight from hunger and war often enough does not lead to a new "home," but to a refugee shelter, homelessness, or deportation back into misery. In view of the worldwide crises and the distribution struggles still to come, where will this lead, if not to mass "homelessness"?...
Posted: Sun Mar 14, 2021 10:48AM
imageIt is now freedom or death for Mumia!
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by Bro. Zayid Muhammad, Amsterdam News
The time is now to turn it up and free this incredible human being who has become a breathing living gracious symbol of human solidarity like few others in the last several decades....
Posted: Sat Mar 13, 2021 11:25AM
imageMumia's Health Crisis Now Cited in the Color of Change Petition to DA Krasner
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by The Jamal Journal
When it was first published a few days before Mumia Abu-Jamal's new health emergency began, our Color of Change petition already cited overwhelming evidence of police, prosecutorial, and judicial misconduct as grounds for demanding that Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner stop defending Mumia Abu-Jamal's unjust conviction and release him as soon as he possibly can. Mumia's new health crisis now makes our demand even more urgent. Please sign the petition and also help us circulate it....
Posted: Thu Mar 11, 2021 10:09PM
imageColor of Change petition to PA Gov. Wolf: Release Our Loved Ones
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by Petition reposted by the Jamal Journal
The petition to Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf concludes by saying: "This blatant disregard your office has shown for human life is appalling. We must choose care, compassion, and humanity over cages. Governor Wolf, release them now!"...
Posted: Thu Mar 11, 2021 12:44PM
imageNUMSA demands the immediate release of American political prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal
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by NUMSA statement reposted by the Jamal Journal
Mumia Abu-Jamal now has congestive heart disease, organ failure of the skin, and COVID 19 breathing difficulties. With Mumia's life at stake, people from all around the world are speaking out and calling for Mumia's immediate release....
Posted: Wed Mar 10, 2021 8:30PM
imageNational Union of Metalworkers of South Africa writes to PA Gov. Tom Wolf for Mumia
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by NUMSA letter reposted by the Jamal Journal
This March 9 letter was written by the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa, written to Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf for Mumia Abu-Jamal....
Posted: Tue Mar 9, 2021 6:18PM