Daily Archives: March 31, 2020

2020-03-31: News Headlines

Asantewaa Boykin, APTP (2020-03-30). Sacramento Police Have Arrested Unhoused People Seeking to Shelter in Place. indybay.org 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.

RT (2020-03-30). Megachurch pastor who promised to cure the US of coronavirus ARRESTED for service flouting social distancing. rt.com Tampa Bay pastor Rodney Howard-Browne, a religious confidante of President Donald Trump, has been arrested for refusing to obey social distancing orders at his church services. Last month, he vowed to cure coronavirus nationwide. | Howard-Browne turned himself in on Monday to Hillsborough County Sheriff's deputies, who charged him with unlawful assembly and violating public health rules for continuing to hold his theatrical church services in violation of coronavirus-related ordnances. | The pastor, who personally "laid hands" on Trump at the White House in 2017 and who vowed earlier this month to keep his chu…

Staff (2020-03-29). Mauna Kea Isn't Just About a Telescope, It's About Who Will Decide the Future. truthout.org "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…

Miko Peled (2020-03-27). From Electoral Politics to Coronavirus Response: In Israel, Apartheid Mentality Reigns. mintpressnews.com 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.

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Amid a global pandemic, Palestine has been wiped from the map. Again
Fréa Lockley | thecanary.co | 2020-03-30
Amid the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, Palestine has been removed from the map. The global tracker for cases from Johns Hopkins University no longer lists Palestine. This couldn't come at a more poignant time. Because 30 March is Land Day in Palestine. This has been an important date since 1976 which honours six Palestinians shot dead by Israeli police that year and the ongoing apartheid and violence Palestinian people suffer as a result of the illegal Israeli occupation. | Where is Palestin…
thecanary.co/trending/2020/03/30/amid-a-global-pandemic-palestine-has-been-wiped-from-the-map-again/

Amid a global pandemic, Palestine has been wiped from the map. Again
Fréa Lockley | thecanary.co | 2020-03-30
Amid the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, Palestine has been removed from the map. The global tracker for cases from Johns Hopkins University no longer lists Palestine. This couldn't come at a more poignant time. Because 30 March is Land Day in Palestine. This has been an important date since 1976 which honours six Palestinians shot dead by Israeli police that year and the ongoing apartheid and violence Palestinian people suffer as a result of the illegal Israeli occupation. | Where is Palestin…
thecanary.co/trending/2020/03/30/amid-a-global-pandemic-palestine-has-been-wiped-from-the-map-again/

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.
indybay.org/newsitems/2020/03/29/18831920.php

Megachurch pastor who promised to cure the US of coronavirus ARRESTED for service flouting social distancing
rt.com | 2020-03-30
Tampa Bay pastor Rodney Howard-Browne, a religious confidante of President Donald Trump, has been arrested for refusing to obey social distancing orders at his church services. Last month, he vowed to cure coronavirus nationwide. | Howard-Browne turned himself in on Monday to Hillsborough County Sheriff's deputies, who charged him with unlawful assembly and violating public health rules for continuing to hold his theatrical church services in violation of coronavirus-related ordnances. | The pastor, who personally "laid hands" on Trump at the White House in 2017 and who vowed earlier this month to keep his chu…
rt.com/usa/484530-pastor-arrested-coronavirus-distancing/

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…
truthout.org/articles/mauna-kea-isnt-just-about-a-telescope-its-about-who-will-decide-the-future/

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.
mintpressnews.com/electoral-politics-coronavirus-response-israel-apartheid-mentality/266093/