2021-08-21: News Headlines

Anonymous103 (2021-08-21). Migration Crisis In US Reaches Unprecedented Levels. southfront.org Illustrative ImageAs the calamity escalates, the greater the crisis of legitimacy for the Biden government. | Written by Lucas Leiroz, research fellow in international law at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. | The migration crisis in the US seems far from over. Recently, Alejandro Mayorkas, Secretary of Homeland Security, confirmed what everyone already suspected: the number of migrants on the southern border reached an "unprecedented" mark in the country's history. With this, the challenges appe…

Staff (2021-08-20). Headlines for August 20, 2021. democracynow.org Pentagon Boosts U.S. Troop Levels in Kabul as Chaotic Evacuations Follow Taliban Takeover, Taliban Says It Executed Former Islamic State Leader Abu Omar Khorasani, Afghan Youth Soccer Player Zaki Anwari Died in Fall from U.S. Plane Evacuating Kabul Airport, Afghan Immigrants in Greece Demand Sanctuary for Refugees Fleeing Afghanistan, WHO Slams Rich Nations for Offering Booster Shots While Just 2% of Africa's Population Is Vaccinated, Texas Supreme Court to Allow Schools to Defy Gov. Abbott's Ban on Mask Mandates, Major Hospital in Port-au-Prince Closes After Gangs Kidnap Doctors, Hampering Earthquake Relief, Rep…

Anonymous669 (2021-08-20). Recent Israeli Strikes On Syria Destroyed Compounds Near Lebanon's Border, Killed Four Civilians. southfront.org Illustrative photo of an Israeli F-15 Eagle fighter jet (Edi Israel/Flash90/File) | The On August 20, the Aurora Intel account on Twitter shared new satellite images of the targeted compounds which were located to the east of Qarah. All three compound…

El Faro English (2021-08-20). From EL FARO ENGLISH: What's Changed for Migrants Under Biden? latinorebels.com Seven months into Biden's term, the administration is considering reinstating Remain in Mexico and is ramping up Title 42 border expulsions. The future of DACA and TPS recipients also remains in limbo as Congress stalls on immigration reform.

AutumnSun (2021-08-20). DACA Is Not Enough – Citizenship For All Multi-city Rally. indybay.org CITIZENSHIP FOR ALL IMMIGRANTS NOW! The Rally was held Tuesday August 17th. In Santa Cruz, CA. at the Town Clock in downtown.

teleSUR (2021-08-20). Police Take Action Against Another Ally of President Bolsonaro. telesurenglish.net On Friday, Brazil's Federal Police raided the properties of lawmaker Otoni de Paula as part of the investigations in a case of incitement to violence and threatening acts against the rule of law. | RELATED: | Supreme Court judge Alexandre de Moraes approved a request made by the Attorney General for the arrest of this member of the Social Christian Party (PSC), an organization that supports President Jair Bolsona…

Elie Mystal (2021-08-20). The Groundbreaking Decision that Just Struck a Blow to Our Racist Immigration Laws. thenation.com The Groundbreaking Decision that Just Struck a Blow to Our Racist Immigration Laws…

Shahid Buttar (2021-08-20). Defending Voters From Disinformation: Why I Sued the San Francisco Chronicle. counterpunch.org Democracy Relies on Ethical Journalism Imagine an immigrant standing up to challenge our country's most powerful corporate politician. What story could better reflect the American dream? It's almost as if Broadway could write a musical about it. Now imagine losing your home as a teenager, then spending a decade earning your undergraduate degree at night while

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