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22.04.2020

‘Deliberately Cruel’: Millions of US Citizens Blocked From Stimulus Payments Because They Married Immigrants

‘Deliberately Cruel’: Millions of US Citizens Blocked From Stimulus Payments Because They Married Immigrants

“We’re flat broke. We don’t know what’s gonna happen.” By Andrea Germanos, staff writer –  Common Dreams Reporting out Monday shed new light on the fact that millions of U.S. citizens are not eligible to receive coronavirus stimulus checks because of who they married. This large group, as the Los Angeles… »

22.04.2020

Is Coronavirus Giving the UK a Preview of Brexit?

Is Coronavirus Giving the UK a Preview of Brexit?

What will the UK look like after Brexit? This was the question in mid-January when the government set out a new points-based system to regulate immigration from 1 January 2021. The government’s intention was to create a high wage, high-skill, high productivity economy” once the… »

22.04.2020

Ongoing Letters to Congress: The People need Emergency UBI NOW

Ongoing Letters to Congress: The People need Emergency UBI NOW

The BEST way to help people is to put $$ directly into OUR hands, via a RECURRING, ADEQUATE payment, a Universal Basic Income. Click the link below and take 3 to 5 minutes to tell Congress that this week’s new Stimulus package must have a $2000 per person per month… »

21.04.2020

Will America’s Corruption End on a Ventilator or in a Mushroom Cloud?

Will America’s Corruption End on a Ventilator or in a Mushroom Cloud?

By Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J S Davies Little by little, Americans are understanding just how badly our government has let us down by its belated and disastrous response to the Covid-19 pandemic, and how thousands more people are dying as a result. But there are two other… »

21.04.2020

Russians launch mass virtual protests using satnav application

Russians launch mass virtual protests using satnav application

A wave of “digital protests” strikes a country under lockdown Russia is the midst of a strict COVID-19 lockdown. Although protesters cannot take to the streets, they are still holding mass demonstrations — digitally. Today, residents of the southern city of Rostov-on-Don gathered outside the local government building to protest the… »

21.04.2020

Prosecutor-general seeks probe into rally against Congress, top court

Prosecutor-general seeks probe into rally against Congress, top court

President Bolsonaro delivered an address at the protest Brazil’s Prosecutor-General Augusto Aras requested the Supreme Court to open an inquiry into a possible violation of the National Security Law in the Sunday rallies (Apr. 19) that called for a /military intervention and the shutdown of Congress and the Supreme Court… »

21.04.2020

The Covid-19 Pandemic Evidences the Need to Cooperate Despite Political Differences

The Covid-19 Pandemic Evidences the Need to Cooperate Despite Political Differences

Statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Cuba The impact of COVID19 can already be measured and will be assessed in the future by the striking numbers of people infected, the unacceptable numbers of deaths, the unquestionable damages to the world economy, production, trade, employment and personal income of… »

21.04.2020

How the Coronavirus Has Created New Battlefronts Over Voting Rights in Battleground States

How the Coronavirus Has Created New Battlefronts Over Voting Rights in Battleground States

By Steven Rosenfeld When the 2020 election season resumes in Ohio on April 28 and continues in nearly half of the states through July, Americans will see if new voting regimens instituted in response to the pandemic will help voters or preview state-by-state partisan battles over voter turnout. Already there… »

17.04.2020

Bolsonaro sacks Health Minister amid the pandemic

Bolsonaro sacks Health Minister amid the pandemic

Relationship between the two soured during the coronavirus crisis; another physician is set to take over Brasil de Fato Brazilian Health Minister, Luiz Henrique Mandetta, was fired by president Jair Bolsonaro this Thursday (16th) afternoon. The removal was confirmed by the Mandetta himself, via his official Twitter account and later… »

17.04.2020

U.S. Assault on WHO

U.S. Assault on WHO

The United States is unleashing a war against the World Health organization (WHO) as U.S. cuts funding to probe its ‘China ties’. However, the UN Chief has said: “Now is not the time!” The UN chief says WHO is “critical” in global war against Covid-19. As the pandemic rages on… »

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