2021-04-01: News Headlines

WSWS (2021-04-01). Bolsonaro sacks military command to consolidate authoritarian rule in Brazil. wsws.org In an action unprecedented in Brazilian history, the country's fascistic President Jair Bolsonaro has fired his defense minister and the commanders of the Army, Navy and Air Force.

WSWS (2021-04-01). January 6 fascist thug has been working with FBI since 2018, lawyer claims. wsws.org Florida Proud Boy Joe Biggs is the latest participant in the January 6 storming of the Capitol to claim a long-term working relationship with the domestic intelligence agency.

RT (2021-04-01). Her Majesty's useful idiot? Integrity Initiative-linked Scots Nats MP demands London spy agencies probe Russian 'disinformation'. rt.com The British Parliament's most enthusiastic Russia-basher wants UK intelligence services to formally instruct MPs on alleged "foreign propaganda." His odd biography for an SNP representative and deep state links make it notable. | Stewart McDonald's interest in Russia is quite remarkable. Until 2018, he showed little or no interest in the country at all, but then, following an opaquely funded and organized jolly to Ukraine, he suddenly transformed into an ardent opponent of Moscow. He also became a passionate supporter of the British establishment position on foreign policy. Perhaps it was the chicken Kiev that…

Anonymous765 (2021-04-01). Locations Of US Carrier Strike Groups — April 1, 2021. southfront.org This is the newest update of the 'U.S. Carrier Strike Groups Locations Map' exclusive series showing the approximate locations of U.S. Carrier Strike Groups. SouthFront: Analysis & Intelligence tracks locations of U.S. aircraft carriers using the available open-source information. No classified information was used in production of the map. | click to see the full-size image | Carrier strike group (CSG) is an operational formation of the United States Navy. It is centered on an aircraft carrier and a carrier ai…

Gloria Rubac (2021-03-31). Death penalty abolished in former Confederate state. workers.org Houston On March 23, I was sad and gloomy all day as I am every year on this date — the day in 1993 that I witnessed a dear friend, Carlos Santana, be legally lynched by the State of Texas. He was executed, even though he did not kill anyone. . . . |

Fight Back (2021-03-31). Tampa rally demands justice for George Floyd, jail for killer cops. fightbacknews.org Tampa, FL – On Saturday, March 27, the Tampa Bay Community Action Committee (TBCAC) and others rallied at Curtis Hixon Park in downtown Tampa to demand a guilty verdict for killer cop Derek Chauvin. Chauvin is charged with the murder of George Floyd, whose killing inspired an unprecedented uprising last summer. | "We need to come together to stand against any attempt to let this murderer off. We need to do it for the Floyd family, and the families of all others affected by police brutality," said Jhosn Pena of TBCAC. | Protesters called attention to local cases of police brutality such as the case of Josiah Pinne…

Staff (2021-03-31). New York Ordered to Vaccinate Incarcerated People; Will Gov. Sign Bill Curbing Solitary Confinement? democracynow.org A New York judge has ordered the state to provide COVID-19 vaccines to all incarcerated people, saying that officials "irrationally distinguished between incarcerated people and people living in every other type of adult congregate facility, at great risk to incarcerated people's lives during this pandemic." Soffiyah Elijah, executive director of the Alliance of Families for Justice, says advocates have been pushing the state "since the beginning of the pandemic to prioritize the health and safety of incarcerated people," but those efforts were met with silence. "It's unfortunate that it took court intervention i…

Katu Arkonada (2021-03-31). Ecuador: Lenin Moreno and the CIA against Andres Arauz. orinocotribune.com By Katu Arkonada — Mar 29, 2021 | The second round of the Ecuadorian election between the candidate of the pro-Correa citizen revolution Arauz and the banker Lasso is approaching, and things are accelerating in the axis formed by Lenin Moreno and the United States, with its intelligence services at the forefront. | Recently, a secret meeting took place in the Galapagos Islands between the Ecuadorian and US governments. On the Ecuadorian side, President Lenin Moreno, Vice President María Alejandra Muñoz, and the Secretary-General of the Cabinet of the Presidency Jorge Wated took part; on the US side, its Amba…

Anonymous669 (2021-03-31). Turkish Intelligence Suspended Salaries Of Syrian Militants: Monitoring Group. southfront.org Illustrative image. | The Turkish intelligence has suspended the salaries allocated to the factions of the Syrian National Army (SNA), the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) reported on March 30. | According to the London-based monitoring group, the Turkish intelligence has not paid Syrian militants for at least two months."The Turkish Intelligence had promised the factions operating under the banner of the Peace Spring operations room to grant them financial rewards after capturing Tell Abyad town on the Syria…

Anonymous103 (2021-03-31). Two Russian Embassy Employees Expelled Amid Spy Scandal In Italy. southfront.org RIA Novosti / Vladimir Astapkovich | In Rome, counterintelligence agencies have detained a high-ranking officer of the Italian fleet while passing secret information to an officer of the Russian embassy, according to the claims by the newspaper La Repubblica. | The suspects were detained during the "documents exchange" on March 30th. | The operation was carried out after an investigation, in which the Italian Internal Information and Security Agency, a group of special…

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