Sacramento Police Have Arrested Unhoused People Seeking to Shelter in Place
Asantewaa Boykin, APTP | indybay.org | 2020-03-30
At a time when the entire State of California has been asked to shelter in place, unhoused populations remain unprotected, with nowhere to go, no house to shelter in, no sanitary supplies, and no means by which to honor social distancing requirements.
Mauna Kea Isn't Just About a Telescope, It's About Who Will Decide the Future
Staff | truthout.org | 2020-03-29
"You must remember, never cease to act because you fear you may fail…" –Queen Lili'uokalani | "The mountain brought us together," Luana Busby-Neff tells me. It's 200 days into the prayer vigil and blockade that brought the proposed Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) to a stop in Hawaii. The 14th giant telescope in Hawaii has been met with major resistance. | Busby-Neff is one of the Kapuna, or elders, who was arrested in July 2019 for protesting the construction of the TMT. This is the first m…
From Electoral Politics to Coronavirus Response: In Israel, Apartheid Mentality Reigns
Miko Peled | mintpressnews.com | 2020-03-27
Israel's longstanding political crisis didn't end due to some altruistic desire to pull together in a time of crisis, it ended because Israelis were faced with a choice, work with Arabs or throw it all away, writes Miko Peled.