2021-04-26: Social Media Postees

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"Our Demand Is for Him to Be Fired": Outrage in Kenosha as Cop Who Shot Jacob Blake Returns to Work
webdev | democracynow.org | 2021-04-26
Relatives and supporters of Jacob Blake staged a sit-in with arrests outside the Kenosha police headquarters in Wisconsin to protest the department's decision to allow police officer Rusten Sheskey to return to work. Sheskey, who is white, fired seven shots at point-blank range into the back of Jacob Blake last August, leaving the 29-year-old African American father partially paralyzed and sparking massive protests. Sheskey had been on administrative leave but faced no charges for the shooting. "There's been so many injustices carried on through this investigation," says Jacob Blake Sr., the father of Jacob Blake…

Ethiopia: Violence Instability and the Need for Law and Order
Graham Peebles | counterpunch.org | 2021-04-26
An unresolved war in the north of the country; ethnic based violence some are describing as genocide in the West; random explosions of aggression in various regions: Ethiopia is trembling. With around 117 million people, Ethiopia has the second largest population in Africa, made up of 80 or so tribal groups, all with their own…

Libyan Interim PM's First Visit To Benghazi Blocked
Anonymous007 | southfront.org | 2021-04-26
Click to see full-size image | On April 25th, the new Libyan interim government postponed the prime minister's first visit to the east of the country, after an advance security team was turned back from Benghazi airport. | A cabinet meeting on April 26th in the city would also have marked interim Prime Minister Abdulhamid Dbeibah's first trip to Libya's east. | A spokesperson said preparations were underway to arrange another date, without giving a reason for…

Rival groups clash in Somali capital over president's mandate
Staff | en.mehrnews.com | 2021-04-26
TEHRAN, Apr. 26 (MNA) — Gunfire erupted in Somalia's capital on Sunday between security forces loyal to the government and others angry at the country's leader as tensions spiked over President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed's extended stay in power.

Ethnic Engineering: Denmark's Ghetto Policy
Binoy Kampmark | dissidentvoice.org | 2021-04-25
The very word is chilling, but has become normalised political currency in Denmark. Since 2010, the Danish government has resorted to generating "ghetto lists" marking out areas as socially problematic for the state. In 2018, the country's parliament passed "ghetto" laws to further regulate the lives of individuals inhabiting various city areas focusing on their …

Ethnic Engineering: Denmark's Ghetto Policy
Anonymous103 | southfront.org | 2021-04-25
Illustrative image | Written by Dr. Binoy Kampmark. | The very word is chilling, but has become normalised political currency in Denmark. Since 2010, the Danish government has resorted to generating "ghetto lists" marking out areas as socially problematic for the state. In 2018, the country's parliament passed "ghetto" laws to further regulate the lives of individuals inhabiting various city areas focusing on their racial and ethnic ori…

Kenya: COVID-19 Hits Harder Causing a New Peak of Infections
telesurenglish.net | 2021-04-25
Kenya's Health Chief Administrative Secretary Mercy Mwangangi on Sunday stated the country reached a new COVID-19 cases peak, accounting for 1.153 new positive patients out of 9.316 conducted tests. | RELATED: | Kenya Fights White Rhino Extinction Through Breeding Techniques | As of Sunday morning, Kenya had reported 156.318 COVID-19 cases and 2.603 related deaths. | Taking into account the world's current situation, these figures may seem not so worrying, but the reality is v…

"US Heart With India", but Keeps Intellectual Property Restrictions
Staff | telesurenglish.net | 2021-04-25
The United States, while pledging full support and solidarity with the South Asian country, is simultaneously blocking a proposal led by India and South Africa at the World Trade Organization (WTO) to waive the intellectual property rights of pharmaceutical companies to allow developing countries to produce vaccines. | RELATED: | New Delhi on the Verge of Sanitary Collapse | "Our hearts go out to the Indian people in the midst of the horrific COVID-19 outbreak. We are working closely with…

San Leandro Calls for Justice for Steven Taylor and Other N. California Victims of Police
Killings | indybay.org | 2021-04-25
Steven Taylor was an African American resident of San Leandro who was killed by the police in a Walmart on 4/18/20. The officer who shot Taylor has been charged with manslaughter and is awaiting trial. A rally on the anniversary of Taylor's death called for an end to police violence against African Americans and other people of color.

Southern Command Goes to War
Internationalist 360 ∞ | libya360.wordpress.com | 2021-04-25
Jorge Elbaum Last week, the head of the Pentagon's Southern Command, Admiral Craig Faller, concluded his farewell tour in the Dominican Republic, participating in the Caribbean Nations Security Conference (CANSEC) together with military leaders from countries committed to Washington's objectives of isolating Cuba, Venezuela and Nicaragua, and at the same time hindering and/or restricting the… Read…

Flexible Diet May Help Leaf-Eating Lemurs Resist Deforestation
Eurasia Review | eurasiareview.com | 2021-04-25
Fruits and veggies are good for you and if you are a lemur, they may even help mitigate the effects of habitat loss. | A new study sequencing the genome of four species of sifakas, a genus of lemurs found only in Madagascar's forests, reveals that these animals' taste for leaves runs all the way to their genes, which are also more diverse than expected for an endangered species. | Sifakas are folivores, meaning that the bulk of their diet is composed of leaves. Leaves can be difficult to digest and full of toxic compounds meant to prevent them from being eaten. Unlike our carefully selected spinach, tree leave…

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