Daily Archives: June 22, 2021

2021-06-22: News Headlines

_____ (2021-06-22). It is time to end illegal pushbacks and abolish Frontex. popularresistance.org The European Union's border regime has been rapidly expanding in the past years, especially since the so-called "refugee crisis" of 2015, which put migration at the top of the European political agenda. It seems that there has not been much opposition against this expansion, which ranges from border militarization and the beefing up of the budget and mandate of EU border agency Frontex, to the extensive use of biometric databases, surveillance technologies and the increasing cooperation with non-EU-countries to stop migrants on their way to Europe.

Paul Oboohov (2021-06-22). Time for a home for the Murugappan family. greenleft.org.au A former Department of Immigration deputy secretary told a rally for the Murugappan family that good immigration policy can and should be compassionate. Paul Oboohov reports.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-22). Consumer Health: Treating cluster headaches. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org June is Migraine and Headache Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn more about one of the most painful types of headache: the cluster headache. Cluster headaches occur in cyclical patterns or cluster periods that can last from weeks to months. During a cluster period, headaches usually occur daily, sometimes several times …

The Associated Press (2021-06-22). Mexico President to Investigate Border Shooting of Innocents. latinorebels.com CIUDAD VICTORIA, Mexico (AP) — Mexico's president vowed to investigate the border shootings that left 19 dead over the weekend, even as the latest homicide figures showed a rebound in killings nationwide.

Liberation Staff (2021-06-21). Meet Cathy Rojas, the socialist running for mayor of New York City. liberationnews.org On June 18, the Party for Socialism and Liberation announced that Cathy Rojas was running for mayor of New York to fight for a city for all — not the rich. Rojas is a high school history teacher, organizer, Queens native, the daughter of two Colombian immigrants, a New York public schools graduate, and socialist. …

John Buell (2021-06-21). Central American Migrants: They're Here Because We Were There. juancole.com Southwest Harbor, Maine (Special to Informed Comment) — Democrats claim to defend an honest rendition of US history, one that will be attentive to the injustices inflicted by slavery and racism. Unfortunately, however, that honesty stops at the water's edge. While the president prepared for and conducted a widely- covered summit that among other things …

Patrick Cockburn (2021-06-21). The Rise and Fall of Netanyahu. counterpunch.org The rise of Benjamin Netanyahu was very like that of Donald Trump. Both won power as populist nationalist leaders exacerbating and exploiting polarisation within their own countries. Netanyahu inflated the threat from the Palestinians in the eyes of Israeli voters. Trump demonised blacks and immigrants.

WSWS (2021-06-21). New Zealand PM announces fraudulent apology for 1970s immigration raids. wsws.org The apology for past crimes is being used as a cover for those being carried out in the present, with Labour seeking to divert growing opposition to its attacks on migrants and other sections of the working class.

Editorial Team (2021-06-21). World Federation of Democratic Youth: imperialism is responsible for more than 80 million refugees globally. challenge-magazine.org The World Federation of Democratic Youth (WFDY) issued a statement yesterday marking World Refugee Day 2021. | The YCL is Britain's affiliate to WFDY, one of over 180 progressive and anti-imperialist youth organisations from more than 100 countries that are members. WFDY organises campaigns as well as solidarity brigades in support of peace, self-determination for all people and social and economic progress. | "This year we face World Refugee Day with the shocking fact that the threshold of 80 million refugees and forced migrants (82.4 million) has been overcome in 2021. | 70% are in countries that restrict th…

teleSUR (2021-06-21). Haiti's Ex-President Aristide To Get COVID-19 Treatment in Cuba. telesurenglish.net Haiti's Former President Jean-Bertrand Aristide will travel to Cuba to receive COVID-19 treatment. | RELATED: | On Sunday, outlet Le Nouvelliste reported that Haiti's immigration services, at the request of President Jovenel Moise, issued a one-year diplomatic passport to Aristide to allow him to travel abroad. | Cuban authorities agreed to receive him and already informed Haitian officials that they are following up on the procedures. | Pr…

Renuga Inpakumar (2021-06-21). Sri Lanka is not safe for Tamils: Bring the Murugappan family home to Biloela. greenleft.org.au The Murugappan family has become a symbol for all refugees who have been treated as less than human because of Australian border and immigration policies, argues Renuga Inpakuma.

David Swanson (2021-06-21). Remember to Forget the Alamo. warisacrime.org Mexico once had a problem with a local provincial government promoting illegal immigration from the United States into Mexico in order to engage in the illegal slavery of illegally trafficked people. The locality involved was called Texas. For years, Mexico let Texas get away with its lawlessness and immorality, including not paying taxes, and including …

Eds. (2021-06-21). California's megadrought and the fight for socialism. mronline.org The history of California in the capitalist era is as mythic as the American Dream itself. From around the world, countless workers have emigrated to the "Golden State" in search of a better life. | June 21, 2021…

Eds. (2021-06-21). California's megadrought and the fight for socialism. mronline.org The history of California in the capitalist era is as mythic as the American Dream itself. From around the world, countless workers have emigrated to the "Golden State" in search of a better life. | June 21, 2021…

Moderator (2021-06-21). Doctors Without Borders Calls on BioNTech to Share Vaccine Tech With World. scheerpost.com By Andrea Germanos / Common Dreams Humanitarian group Doctors Without Borders on Monday urged BioNTech—one of the makers of a Covid-19 vaccine—to share its vaccine technology with the world to lessen the stark inequality in dose access and save lives. The demand from the group, also known Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), came on the eve of BioNTech's virtual shareholder meeting and amid concerns… |

Paul Dobson (2021-06-21). Venezuela Blasts 'US-Scripted' International Migration Donor Conference as 'Media Farce'. venezuelanalysis.com The US $1.5 billion in pledges coincided with the release of the UN's 2020 Global Report on displaced persons with updated data on Venezuelan migration.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-21). Consumer Health: Treating cluster headaches. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org June is Migraine and Headache Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn more about one of the most painful types of headache: the cluster headache. Cluster headaches occur in cyclical patterns or cluster periods that can last from weeks to months. During a cluster period, headaches usually occur daily, sometimes several times …

WSWS (2021-06-21). Protests across Australia demand freedom for persecuted Tamil refugee family. wsws.org Protestors spoke to WSWS reporters voicing their anger over the bipartisan border protection regime.

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