Daily Archives: October 7, 2020

2020-10-07: News Headlines

Eds. (2020-10-07). Trump's turn from immigration to the enemy within. mronline.org Trump's shift from demonizing immigrants to targeting leftists is straight out of the fascist playbook.

_____ (2020-10-07). Protesters Block Highway Near Border Wall Construction. popularresistance.org Tucson – Activists and allies of two O'odham groups protesting the construction of a border wall along ancestral tribal lands in southern Arizona temporarily blocked the highway leading to construction sites in the Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument. | Members of the two groups, the O'odham Anti Border Collective and Defend O'odham Jewed, and non-Indigenous allies set up early Monday morning what they described as a "soft blockade" of State Route 85, using caution tape and canopy tents to stop traffic, some of which also was headed to the Lukeville border crossing with Mexico.

Telesur (2020-10-07). Neo-McCarthy Policies: US Bans Communist Immigrants from Ever Becoming US Citizens. globalresearch.ca New guidance on immigration laws released Friday by the United States Citizens and Immigration Services (USCIS) makes it almost impossible for members of a Communist or similar party to be granted permanent residence or U.S. citizenship. | *** | In a policy …

Howard Lisnoff (2020-10-06). Fascism is Breathing Down Our Necks in the US. counterpunch.org Each year about 9,000 people migrate to Canada from the US and that figure has held steady for several years ("'An alternative exists': US citizens who vowed to flee to Canada-and did," Guardian, February 1, 2016). The number of searches about migration on the search engine Google has risen sharply during periods of political uncertainty such

Teresa Gutierrez (2020-10-06). Trump, 'Get your hands off Somali refugees!'. workers.org Before being admitted to the hospital for coronavirus infection, Donald Trump spent the last two weeks on yet another vile anti-immigrant tirade. Both in a policy statement to Congress and on a campaign stop in Minnesota, Trump veered to his campaign cornerstone to send yet another message to his racist . . . |

Mehr News Agency (2020-10-06). Iranian Lawyers in Canada, US. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 07(MNA) — Ones who intend to immigrate must first give all work to a qualified lawyer to follow immigration laws.

Staff (2020-10-06). Trump's Strict Immigration Laws Exacerbate Human Trafficking in the US. truthout.org Several virtual summits in

WSWS (2020-10-06). UK plans to detain refugees on prison ships. wsws.org Repressive anti-immigration policies, in Britain and Australia alike, have been built up over decades by all political representatives of the ruling class.

WSWS (2020-10-06). Armenian-Azerbaijan war turns Caucasus, Central Asia, Russia into a powder keg. wsws.org The Kremlin's central fear is that the war could reignite long-simmering regionalist, ethnic and religious conflicts on its southern borders.

Staff (2020-10-05). Headlines for October 5, 2020. democracynow.org Trump Breaks Isolation, Endangers Secret Service as WH Sends Mixed Messages on Trump's Condition, GOP Vows to Push Through SCOTUS Hearings as 3 Senators Test Positive for COVID-19, Coronavirus Cases on the Rise Across the Country as NYC Seeks to Shut Down 9 Neighborhoods, ICE Prisoners in Washington Tested for COVID-19 After Exposure from a Guard, Police in Chile Throw Teenager Off Bridge During Anti-Government Protest, Fighting in Disputed Nagorno-Karabakh Region Escalates, Killing at Least One, Guatemala Deports Thousands of Central American Migrants Headed Toward U.S., ICE Erects Billboards with Faces of Immig…

ACLU (2020-10-05). Learn About Where the Cobb County Sheriff Candidates Land on Civil Liberties Issues. aclu.org The Cobb County Detention Center is in crisis. Fifty people have died in custody since 2003, and others have experienced deadly neglect, misconduct by deputies, inhumane conditions, extended lockdowns, and inadequate medical care. The sheriff's office also works with Immigration and Customs Enforcement on a program to detain immigrants who live in Cobb County, splitting apart families and promoting racial profiling. To make an informed decision, make sure you know where the candidates land on the issues. | ACLU of Georgia asked the candidates: | IssuesCraig OwensNeil Warren (inc.) | Has pledged to e…

Mehr News Agency (2020-10-05). Europe's pushback of migrants 'shameful': UN refugee chief. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 05 (MNA) — The UN refugee chief on Monday lambasted countries that close their doors to desperate migrants and Europe's "shameful" refusal to allow migrants stranded at sea to disembark quickly.

Dr. Javad Heirannia (2020-10-05). "Israel's Presence Near the Iranian Border Would Also Put Them in Direct Confrontation with Iran." Dr. Javad Heirannia. globalresearch.ca Recently, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain signed the "

Peoples Dispatch (2020-10-05). Trump administration targets China, revives Red Scare era immigration laws. peoplesdispatch.org Recently notified naturalization and residence policy guidelines in the United States specify the use of a century-old law to disqualify individuals associated with any communist party…

Peoples Dispatch (2020-10-05). Journalist Basma Mostafa arrested in Egypt. peoplesdispatch.org Basma Mostafa was arrested when she went to cover protests following the alleged murder of a man in a police raid last week. Media reports say she has been accused of spreading false news and joining a terrorist organization…

_____ (2020-10-05). Europe's Gaullist Revival. strategic-culture.org Europe is coming back around to the great French statesman's point of view. But American policymakers have been slow to recognize this. | James CARDEN | The nation state is making a comeback. | Despite decades of pronouncements from Brussels and Strasbourg on the primacy of pan-European solidarity and cross-border cooperation, the European Union's uneven response to the coronavirus pandemic has only strengthened a trend already well under way in Italy, Hungary, and elsewhere, toward a renewal of national sovereignty on the continent. | In Europe, reassertions of national prerogatives over trade, immigration, a…

Mehr News Agency (2020-10-05). Iran to give stronger warnings if mortar attack continued. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 05 (MNA) — Interior Minister said that Islamic Republic of Iran will give stronger warnings if any mortar attack on borders of country is continued following the conflict erupted between Azerbaijan and Armenia over Nagorno-Karabakh.

Jessica Corbett, staff writer (2020-10-05). As Trump Gets 'Excellent Taxpayer-Funded Care,' Analysis Finds Frontline Workers Disproportionately Lack Health Insurance. commondreams.org Given how the Covid-19 pandemic has impacted people in "essential" industries and their high uninsured rates, the Public Citizen report says "the argument for Medicare for All has never been stronger." | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/headline/thumbs/trump_farmworkers_coronavirus_1.jpg

RT (2020-10-04). 'System is broken beyond belief': UK to deny asylum to migrants who enter country through 'illegal routes,' home secretary says. rt.com The UK will turn away migrants who pay for passage to the country or are deemed ineligible for claiming asylum status, Home Secretary Priti Patel has announced as part of an initiative aimed at cracking down on illegal immigration | In an

Mehr News Agency (2020-10-04). Iranian parliamentary members visit Nagorno-Karabakh border. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 04 (MNA) — Following recent conflicts in Nagorno-Karabakh region, a group of Iranian Parliamentary members visited Nagorno-Karabakh border on Sunday morning.

Iyad Khamaysi, Raphi Walden (2020-10-03). [Correspondence] Essential medical equipment for Gaza. thelancet.com In June, 2018, The Lancet published our Correspondence about a cross-border collaboration that led to the acquisition of an advanced gastrointestinal endoscopic unit for the European Gaza Hospital.1…