Monthly Archives: April 2021

2021-04-30: News Headlines

Matt Kennard (2021-04-30). Revealed: The UK Government Campaign to Force Julian Assange from the Ecuadorian Embassy. globalresearch.ca The UK government paid £8,330 in November 2018 to bring Ecuador's …

Minnie Bruce Pratt (2021-04-30). Syracuse, N.Y., 'Black Athletes Lives Matter!'. workers.org Syracuse, N.Y. Hundreds of Syracuse University students marched through snow during a Black Athletes Lives Matter (BALM) action against police brutality April 21. The march had been planned for months by student-athlete organizations, but coincidentally took place the day after cop Derek Chauvin's conviction for the murder of George Floyd. . . . |

Joel Wendland-Liu (2021-04-30). 'Predictive policing' is a techno-tool of white supremacy. peoplesworld.org Hollywood presents artificial intelligence as our inevitable future. In the show, Caprica, the prequel to the epic Battlestar Galactica, which centers on a massive struggle between humans and their robot creations, the Cylons, huge amounts of data are combined to produce artificially intelligent machines based on real human lives. Beyond science fiction, however, the big …

Ron Jacobs (2021-04-30). From the Foggy Dew. counterpunch.org April 25th was the anniversary of the 1916 Easter rebellion in Ireland. A military failure, that moment in Irish history serves as one of the most important markers of the long struggle for Irish independence from England. After several of the participants were executed or jailed, others fled the country. The nation of Ireland was

Betsey Piette (2021-04-30). Rally demands: MOVE children deserve to rest in peace. workers.org Philadelphia YahNé Ndgo opened the rally outside the Penn Museum in Philadelphia April 28 by denouncing the University of Pennsylvania's sadistic desecration of the remains of two young Black MOVE family members. Ndgo, representing Black Lives Matter Philadelphia, stated: "We can never forget the humanity of Black people, and we . . . |

Abayomi Azikiwe (2021-04-30). Racism in America: Biden Police Reforms Prove Inadequate to End Misconduct and Brutality. globalresearch.ca As demonstrations erupt across the United States against the oppression inflicted …

AARON (2021-04-30). The CIA Has Been Taking Over for Decades—Even Former Presidents Tried to Warn Us. peoplesparty.org If you're looking for proof the CIA and the whole cavalcade of other intelligence agencies working with them have gotten too big, look no further than the DNI's latest report.: | (As seen on Truman…

Susan Price (2021-04-30). West Papua: Crackdown feared following Indonesian intelligence chief's death. greenleft.org.au West Papua solidarity activists fear an escalation of violence in West Papua, reports Susan Price.

sputniknews (2021-04-30). US General Warns China Nuclear Buildup 'On Track to Exceed Previous Projections'. sputniknews.com China's effort to expand its influence was estimated as one of the largest threats facing the United States, according to a major annual intelligence report released on 13 April, which also foresaw Beijing at least doubling its nuclear stockpile over the next decade.

Lee Gelernt (2021-04-29). The Moral Imperative to Eliminate the Historic Stain of Family Separation. aclu.org In 2018, the ACLU brought a successful lawsuit, Last fall, we reported that hundreds of these families had still not been located, triggering a promise by President-elect Joe Biden to create a task force to address family separation — a promise that materiali…

Dr. Leon Tressell (2021-04-29). Award-winning Journalist Julian Assange Languishes in a British Super Max Prison at the Behest of the Biden Regime. globalresearch.ca The United States and its NATO allies have weaponised the issue …

Anonymous103 (2021-04-29). Award-Winning Journalist Julian Assange Languishes In A British Super Max Prison At The Behest Of The Biden Regime. southfront.org Written by Dr. Leon Tressell. The United States and its NATO allies have weaponised the issue of human rights; using…

Scott Timcke (2021-04-29). West Africa is the Latest Testing Ground for US Military Artificial Intelligence. mintpressnews.com In its preparation for great power competition, the US military is modernizing its artificial intelligence and machine learning techniques and testing them in West Africa.

Robert Reich (2021-04-29). How to Stop Republicans from Stealing Elections. zcomm.org Simply put, it's democracy or authoritarianism…

_____ (2021-04-29). Police Killing Black Americans Amounts To Crimes Against Humanity. popularresistance.org The systematic killing and maiming of unarmed African Americans by police amount to crimes against humanity that should be investigated and prosecuted under international law, an inquiry into US police brutality by leading human rights lawyers from around the globe has found. | A week after the former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was convicted of murder in George Floyd's death, the unabated epidemic of police killings of Black men and women in the US has now attracted scorching international attention. | In a devastating report running to 188 pages, human rights experts from 11 countries hold the US a…

sputniknews (2021-04-29). Biden Urges US Congress to Approve Police Reform in May. sputniknews.com WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – US President Joe Biden urged Congress to approve in May a police reform that would address the issue of racially motivated brutality.

BenarNews (2021-04-29). Indonesia: Government Forces Kill 9 Rebels In Papua Fighting. eurasiareview.com By Ronna Nirmala | Nine separatist rebels and a policeman were killed in fighting in Indonesia's Papua province, officials said Wednesday, after Jakarta vowed to come down hard on the insurgents who killed the government's regional intelligence chief — an army brigadier general — on Sunday. | Fighting broke out between government security forces and the insurgent group in Puncak regency on Tuesday, said Iqbal Alquddusy, spokesman for Operation Nemangkawi, a joint military-police task force to hunt down the Papuan rebels. | "Based on our findings on the ground during a firefight at the hideout of th…

Peoples Dispatch (2021-04-29). Multiple privacy violations by FBI raise concern in US. peoplesdispatch.org Recently revealed documents from one of the most secretive courts in the United States showed that the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) was guilty of multiple violations of privacy during surveillance. The redacted documents declassified from the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISC or the FISA Court) were released on Monday, April 26 by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI), revealing that the FBI has repeatedly conducted warrantless surveillance on US citizens. | The document is a certification report by the FISC dating back to November 2020. The FISC was established under the…

Zach El Parece (2021-04-29). Latest Bizarre Chapter of "War on Drugs": U.S. Special Forces Train Drug Cartel Enforcers Linked to Rape, Torture and Decapitation of Victims. covertactionmagazine.com Cártel Jalisco Nueva Generación (CJNG) has become one of the most feared paramilitaries in Mexico over the last decade. Images of the group have become the standard depiction of the Mexican cartel writ large. Their propaganda videos often feature groups of masked men bristling with enough small arms to make them formidable against even conventional …

Gary Olson (2021-04-29). The Arc of the Moral Universe? dissidentvoice.org On April 21, police in Elizabeth City, North Carolina executed Andrew Brown. According to a private autopsy, he was shot five times, including the "kill shot" to the back of his head whil;e his hands were on the steering wheel of his car. Seven officers equipped with body cameras were at the scene but only …

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2021-04-29: News Headlines

Dr. Leon Tressell (2021-04-29). Award-winning Journalist Julian Assange Languishes in a British Super Max Prison at the Behest of the Biden Regime. globalresearch.ca The United States and its NATO allies have weaponised the issue …

Anonymous103 (2021-04-29). Award-Winning Journalist Julian Assange Languishes In A British Super Max Prison At The Behest Of The Biden Regime. southfront.org Written by Dr. Leon Tressell. The United States and its NATO allies have weaponised the issue of human rights; using…

Scott Timcke (2021-04-29). West Africa is the Latest Testing Ground for US Military Artificial Intelligence. mintpressnews.com In its preparation for great power competition, the US military is modernizing its artificial intelligence and machine learning techniques and testing them in West Africa.

Robert Reich (2021-04-29). How to Stop Republicans from Stealing Elections. zcomm.org Simply put, it's democracy or authoritarianism…

_____ (2021-04-29). Police Killing Black Americans Amounts To Crimes Against Humanity. popularresistance.org The systematic killing and maiming of unarmed African Americans by police amount to crimes against humanity that should be investigated and prosecuted under international law, an inquiry into US police brutality by leading human rights lawyers from around the globe has found. | A week after the former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was convicted of murder in George Floyd's death, the unabated epidemic of police killings of Black men and women in the US has now attracted scorching international attention. | In a devastating report running to 188 pages, human rights experts from 11 countries hold the US a…

sputniknews (2021-04-29). Biden Urges US Congress to Approve Police Reform in May. sputniknews.com WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – US President Joe Biden urged Congress to approve in May a police reform that would address the issue of racially motivated brutality.

Peoples Dispatch (2021-04-29). Multiple privacy violations by FBI raise concern in US. peoplesdispatch.org Recently revealed documents from one of the most secretive courts in the United States showed that the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) was guilty of multiple violations of privacy during surveillance. The redacted documents declassified from the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISC or the FISA Court) were released on Monday, April 26 by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI), revealing that the FBI has repeatedly conducted warrantless surveillance on US citizens. | The document is a certification report by the FISC dating back to November 2020. The FISC was established under the…

BenarNews (2021-04-29). Indonesia: Government Forces Kill 9 Rebels In Papua Fighting. eurasiareview.com By Ronna Nirmala | Nine separatist rebels and a policeman were killed in fighting in Indonesia's Papua province, officials said Wednesday, after Jakarta vowed to come down hard on the insurgents who killed the government's regional intelligence chief — an army brigadier general — on Sunday. | Fighting broke out between government security forces and the insurgent group in Puncak regency on Tuesday, said Iqbal Alquddusy, spokesman for Operation Nemangkawi, a joint military-police task force to hunt down the Papuan rebels. | "Based on our findings on the ground during a firefight at the hideout of th…

Zach El Parece (2021-04-29). Latest Bizarre Chapter of "War on Drugs": U.S. Special Forces Train Drug Cartel Enforcers Linked to Rape, Torture and Decapitation of Victims. covertactionmagazine.com Cártel Jalisco Nueva Generación (CJNG) has become one of the most feared paramilitaries in Mexico over the last decade. Images of the group have become the standard depiction of the Mexican cartel writ large. Their propaganda videos often feature groups of masked men bristling with enough small arms to make them formidable against even conventional …

Gary Olson (2021-04-29). The Arc of the Moral Universe? dissidentvoice.org On April 21, police in Elizabeth City, North Carolina executed Andrew Brown. According to a private autopsy, he was shot five times, including the "kill shot" to the back of his head whil;e his hands were on the steering wheel of his car. Seven officers equipped with body cameras were at the scene but only …

Staff (2021-04-28). Feds Execute Search Warrant at Giuliani's House, Office, Seize His Cell Phone. truthout.org Federal agents executed a search warrant on Wednesday morning on properties owned by former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, who also served as former President Donald Trump's personal lawyer. | The warrants are

Staff (2021-04-28). Feds Execute Search Warrant at Giuliani's House, Office, Seize His Cellphone. truthout.org Federal agents executed a search warrant on Wednesday morning on properties owned by former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, who also served as former President Donald Trump's personal lawyer. | The warrants are

Anonymous669 (2021-04-28). Russian Aircraft Detected On Rare Flight From Israel To Syria's Hmeimim. southfront.org An old military vehicle can be seen positioned near the Druze village of Majdal Shams in the Golan Heights. IMAGE: AMMAR AWAD/REUTERS | On April 27, a plane of the Ministry of Defense of Russia landed in Hmeimim Air Base on the Syrian coast after having taken off from Ben Gurion Airport in Israel's Tel Aviv. | The plane was a Tu-134 with the registration "RA-65992," which has previously been detected for the transport of Russia's senior defense and intelligence officials. | Aviation observers tracked the unusual f…

Caitlin A. Johnstone (2021-04-28). The CIA used to infiltrate the media. Now the CIA is the media. mronline.org Back in the good old days, when things were more innocent and simple, the psychopathic Central Intelligence Agency had to covertly infiltrate the news media to manipulate the information Americans were consuming about their nation and the world. | April 28, 2021 | Newswire…

Robert Reich (2021-04-28). How to stop Republicans from stealing elections. nationofchange.org The stakes could not be higher. Simply put, it's democracy or authoritarianism.

teleSUR (2021-04-28). Colombian Police Repress Workers On Strike Against Tax Reform. telesurenglish.net Colombia's National Strike Committee (CNP) on Wednesday rejected police repression against marches and mobilizations taking place nationwide against the tax reform presented by President Ivan Duque's administration. | RELATED: | "The Mobile Anti-riot Squadron (ESMAD) is cracking down on peaceful protesters with blows and tear gas bombs. The government must stop police brutality and respect the people's right to demonstrate," Senator Ivan Cepe…

Jenna McGuire, staff writer (2021-04-28). Amid National Reckoning on Police Brutality, Omar Reintroduces Bold Reform Bills. commondreams.org "History shows that the criminal justice system is not equipped to prosecute itself," says Omar. | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/headline/thumbs/ilhan-1.jpg

_____ (2021-04-28). The CIA Has Been Taking Over For Decades. popularresistance.org December 22, 1963 — exactly one month after President John F. Kennedy had been assassinated, former President Harry S. Truman published an op-ed in the Washington Post that most people, especially our perfumed ruling elite, wanted to ignore. | Truman, who signed the CIA into existence just after World War II, wrote, "I think it has become necessary to take another look at the purpose and operations of our Central Intelligence Agency—the CIA. […] For some time I have been disturbed by the way the CIA has been diverted from its original assignment. It has become an operational and at times a policy-ma…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-04-28). Mayo researchers, collaborators identify 'instigator' gene associated with Alzheimer's disease. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — In a new paper published in Nature Communications, Mayo Clinic researchers and collaborators report the protein-coding gene SERPINA5 may worsen tau protein tangles, which are characteristic of Alzheimer's disease, and advance disease. By combining clinical expertise, brain tissue samples, pathology expertise and artificial intelligence, the team clarified and validated the relevance of …

teleSUR (2021-04-28). Ecuador: Attorney for Former Vice President Glas Shot to Death. telesurenglish.net Harrison Salcedo, the attorney for Ecuador's former Vice President Jorge Glas, was murdered on Wednesday. The crime was apparently perpetrated by hired killers. | RELATED: | Police confirmed that their intelligence units are gathering information to determine the reasons for the murder of the lawyer, who was shot several times from another vehicle while he was driving on Republica Avenue in Quito. | Due to his injuries, the lawyer co…

sputniknews (2021-04-28). Federal Investigators Reportedly Execute Search Warrant at Rudy Giuliani's Apartment. sputniknews.com The search warrant is part of a broader investigation into whether Giuliani violated lobbying laws while serving as President Donald Trump's lawyer.

VOA (2021-04-28). US Agents Raid New York Home, Office Of Rudy Giuliani. eurasiareview.com U.S. federal agents seized electronic devices in daybreak raids Wednesday at the New York home and office of Rudy Giuliani, a former New York mayor who became former President Donald Trump's personal attorney, as investigators probe Giuliani's activities in Ukraine linked to Trump's 2020 reelection campaign. | Robert Costello, Giuliani's lawyer, confirmed that agents had executed a search warrant for the two Giuliani locations, but condemned the raids. | "What they did today was legal thuggery," Costello told The New York Times. "Why would you do this to anyone, let alone someone who was the associate attorney…

Julia Conley, staff writer (2021-04-28). Federal Agents Execute Raid Giuliani's Home, Signaling Turning Point in Probe Into Ukraine Dealings. commondreams.org "I doubt this has ever happened before—a former US Attorney having his residence searched in an investigation conducted by the office he once headed," said a former Justice Department inspector general. | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/headline/thumbs/gettyimages-1229918096_1.jpg

Kassandra Frederique (2021-04-28). Drug Laws and the Killing of Andrew Brown, Jr. counterpunch.org Not even a day after the Derek Chauvin guilty verdicts came down, another Black man—Andrew Brown Jr.—was executed in cold blood by police. And once again—as has been the case in too many of these fatal encounters—suspected drug involvement was what gave law enforcement the excuse to completely disregard the value of human life. Like

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