2021-09-02: News Headlines

Staff (2021-09-02). Headlines for September 2, 2021. democracynow.org Supreme Court Refuses to Halt Texas Anti-Abortion Law While Legal Challenges Proceed, Hurricane Ida's Remnants Bring Tornadoes, Flooding and Record Rainfall to Northeast, Gulf Coast Faces Shortages of Food, Water and Energy Days After Hurricane Ida's Landfall, U.N. Says Fivefold Increase in Extreme Weather Events Caused Over 2 Million Deaths Since 1970, Taliban Parade U.S.-Made Military Hardware as Refugees Gather at Afghanistan's Borders, New York Extends Eviction Moratorium Halted by U.S. Supreme Court, Texas School District Cancels Classes After 2 Teachers Die of COVID-19, Colorado Grand Jury Indicts 3 Cops, 2…

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-02). Estonia: NATO team evaluates fifth-generation warplanes near Russian border. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Evaluation Team Confirm Italian and Estonian Baltic Air Policing Capabilities A multinational NATO evaluation team from Allied Air Command conducted a no-notice Tactical Evaluation (TACEVAL) on the Italian Air Force F-35 detachment based in àÑmari Air Base, Estonia on August 25. **** "In future, evaluations such as this will be conducted to ensure that NATO …

Peoples Dispatch (2021-09-02). Progressives in Poland ask government to welcome refugees. peoplesdispatch.org Political hostilities between the European Union and Belarus have led to a humanitarian crisis as hundreds of refugees remain stranded at Belarus' borders with Poland, Lithuania and Latvia…

_____ (2021-09-02). Organizing Against Militarism From Israel To Europe. popularresistance.org This whole process is one in which both EU security agencies and European states purchase military equipment, including small arms, drones, ships and cybersecurity technology as part of their border security policies — much of which is sourced within the EU. This is also where the Israeli arms industry comes into the story. As the Israeli Database of Military and Security Equipment (DIMSE) shows, Israeli arms play a significant role in the militarization of EU borders.

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-02). IF NATO moves to Russia's border Kremlin will…. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Do exactly what it has done for the past twenty-one years — nothing. See: Relations between Russia and Turkey are an example of how constructive ties with NATO countries can be built, Russian president's press secretary Dmitry Peskov said Moscow to take counter-measures if NATO moves military infrastructure to Russian borders Moscow will have to …

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-02). Baltic: Danish, Portuguese replace Spanish warplanes near Russian border. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Denmark and Portugal Take Over for Spain in NATO Baltic Air Policing Mission The Danish and Portuguese Air Forces are now leading NATO's Baltic Air Policing mission here starting today August 31. "Ladies and gentlemen, to sum up: thank you Lithuania, farewell Spain and welcome Denmark and Portugal," said Air Commodore Adrian Hill, Allied Air …

Project Censored (2021-09-02). Dave Lindorff and Dan O'Connell. projectcensored.org In the first segment, journalist Dave Lindorff shares the little-known story of Ted Hall (1925-1999), a teenage science prodigy who worked on the WWII Manhattan Project, then shared his atomic secrets with the USSR, to ensure that the US wouldn't be the world's only possessor of nuclear weapons. Lindorff is producer on an upcoming documentary film that addresses this fascinating untold history. Then Dan O'Connell and Scott Peters speak about their new book, In the Struggle, a collection of writings by scholars who helped fight for the betterment of California farmworkers and farming communities. | Notes: | Dave L…

Peoples Dispatch (2021-09-02). Mexican security forces repress migrant caravan, arrest around 100. peoplesdispatch.org Since August 28, more than 1,000 migrants have set off on a journey from the Tapachula municipality in Mexico to the US, with the hope to apply for a humanitarian asylum there. In the past three days, the security forces have detained more than 200 migrants…

Anonymous007 (2021-09-01). Russia Concerned ISIS, Other Terrorist Organizations' Members Will Infiltrate From Afghanistan. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | The Russian Foreign Ministry said that does not rule out that ISIS and other terrorist organizations' militants will cross the borders of states adjacent to Afghanistan, including under the guise of refugees, deputy head of the department Igor Morgulov said."The threat from the territory of Afghanistan still remains. <...> It is unlikely that under the current conditions the ISIS will lay down their arms and abandon the idea of building a world caliphate," he said. | On August 26, an explo…

Staff (2021-09-01). Colombia is Creating False Conflicts at its Border with Venezuela. orinocotribune.com The Colombian National Navy has tried to promote a border conflict between Colombia and Venezuela under the false premise that members of the Bolivarian National Guard (GNB) had inspected a civilian vessel in Colombian territory, thus violating Colombia's national sovereignty. | A

Evan King, Pambana Gutto Bassett (2021-09-01). Popular Resistance in the Age of Neoliberal War: The Case of Colombia. counterpunch.org Since April 28 hundreds of thousands of Colombians have taken to the streets to demand the end to neoliberal reforms, chanting "el pueblo unido jamás será vencido". Workers, women, students, unionists, pensioners, Indigenous and Afrocolombian campesinos, and youth began the strike in opposition to a regressive tax reform that disproportionately affected the poorest Colombians. Now,

RobertAlvarez (2021-09-01). $21 Trillion over 20 Years: Breaking New Report Analyzes the Full Cost of Militarization Since 9/11. ips-dc.org "Our $21 trillion investment in militarism has cost far more than dollars. It has cost the lives of civilians and troops lost in war, and the lives ended or torn apart by our brutal and punitive immigration, policing and mass incarceration systems."

Mirinda Crissman (2021-09-01). Texas arrests more migrants, abandons food bank. workers.org The state of Texas continues to be hostile to migrants. The Kinney County Sheriff's Department posted videos Aug. 6 of migrants being magistrated in mass hearings in a parking lot. Credit: Art Twink Magistrate judges are appointed by judges of the district court. They may "dispose" of minor criminal offenses . . . |

Guest Contributor (2021-09-01). OPINIàìN: Es hora de que todos nuestros congresistas y senadores apoyen a los inmigrantes. latinorebels.com Cada decisión que nuestros legisladores toman nos afecta a todos, independientemente de estatus…

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