Daily Archives: March 18, 2020

2020-03-18: News Headlines

RT (2020-03-18). Is murder still a crime, though? Philly introduces catch-and-release for looters & drug dealers until coronavirus crisis ends. rt.com Cops in Philadelphia have stopped making arrests for an array of crimes — including drugs, theft and sex work — adopting a catch-and-release policy for the span of the Covid-19 crisis, in what some saw as a step toward anarchy. | The city's (perhaps aptly named) Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw ordered the dramatic policy change on Tuesday, detailed in a memo leaked to local media outlets. Starting on March 17, officers were instructed to only briefly detain those caught committing a laundry list of non-violent offenses, ranging from car and retail theft — which would cover looting — b…

Ramzy Baroud (2020-03-16). A Policeman, A Pastor and A Palestinian: The 'Chilestinians' as a Model for Palestinian Unity. mintpressnews.com The Palestinian diaspora in Chile, the Chilestinians, have had unique success in learning how to accept their political differences and unify over thier common cause.

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Is murder still a crime, though? Philly introduces catch-and-release for looters & drug dealers until coronavirus crisis ends
rt.com | 2020-03-18
Cops in Philadelphia have stopped making arrests for an array of crimes

Remembering a Panther
Elena Carter | counterpunch.org | 2020-03-17
The last time I saw former Black Panther, incarcerated activist and poet, Wopashitwe Mondo Eyen we Langa, he asked me a question I didn't fully understand. "Here's a riddle for you," he began, gap-toothed and grinning from his hospice bed.
counterpunch.org/2020/03/17/remembering-a-panther/

A Policeman, A Pastor and A Palestinian: The 'Chilestinians' as a Model for Palestinian Unity
Ramzy Baroud | mintpressnews.com | 2020-03-16
The Palestinian diaspora in Chile, the Chilestinians, have had unique success in learning how to accept their political differences and unify over thier common cause.
mintpressnews.com/palestinian-diaspora-chile-model-palestinian-unity/265739/