Voices, The Peoples News No. 2021-05-03

Jālaun Voices, The Peoples News

http://wargereavy.com/multimedia-digital-and-website-development May 3, 2021
Published by Jedi Selman Since March 2000 To Inform and Educate

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# Indigenous
Clueless Santorum perpetrates ‘second genocide’ of Native Americans.
Thus do racists defend “manifest destiny,” the delusion that God endorsed genocide, the greatest single theft of land, freedom and property in history.
https://www.nationofchange.org/2021/05/03/clueless-santorum-perpetrates-second-genocide-of-native-americans/

# Indigenous / Global
# Animals / Pets / Alerts / Food Recalls A popular line of dog treats, Zuke’s Mini Naturals, has just been removed in its entirety from store shelves, all sizes and all flavors.
The company says it’s merely a quality control issue and that this is not a recall. But customers are reporting dogs sickened by mold in the treats. That’s not minor.
https://www.petful.com/recalled/zukes-mini-naturals-treats/

# Border / Immigration
Biden Showers Cash on Ex-CIA Contractor to Transfer Migrants. “This is a really abusive company that has profited off of the worst of this country’s policies regarding detention, torture, and widespread abuses.”
https://www.thedailybeast.com/biden-showers-cash-on-ex-cia-contractor-mvm-inc-to-transfer-migrants

# CoronaVirus
With half of eligible Texans still unvaccinated and supply exceeding demand, Texas shifts COVID-19 vaccination strategies. Locals are also brainstorming incentives, sending out emergency cellphone alerts, running clinics in workplace break rooms and hanging sign-up sheets in churches.
https://www.texastribune.org/2021/05/03/texas-covid-19-vaccinations/

Herd Immunity Now ‘Unlikely’ Due to Vax Hesitancy, Variants. Despite a strong vaccine rollout, getting the U.S. to the other side of the pandemic any time soon seems like a far reach, experts conclude.
https://www.forbes.com/sites/startswithabang/2021/03/17/is-herd-immunity-possible-with-a-large-vaccine-hesitant-population/?sh=620856683b90

CVS, Walgreens Wasted Thousands of COVID-19 Vax Shots: The CDC recorded
182,874 wasted doses of vaccines as of late March, blaming CVS for nearly half, and Walgreens for 21 percent.
https://www.thedailybeast.com/cvs-walgreens-wasted-hundreds-of-thousands-of-covid-19-vaccinations-cdc

‘Peaky Blinders’ Producers Accused of Breaking COVID Rules. Employees say that production was allowed to continue for hours after a crew member tested positive for the coronavirus.
https://www.theguardian.com/tv-and-radio/2021/may/02/peaky-blinders-investigated-allegedly-breaking-covid-protocols

Real-world risks of developing COVID-19 infection and illness after full vaccination are coming into focus as more reports come in with hard numbers.
https://www.medpagetoday.com/infectiousdisease/covid19vaccine/92204

Detecting Rare Blood Clots Was a Win, But US Vaccine Safety System Still Has Gaps. Experts worry that blind spots in the program could hamper detection of other unexpected side effects.
https://www.webmd.com/vaccines/covid-19-vaccine/news/20210503/detecting-rare-blood-clots-was-a-win-but-us-vaccine-safety-system-still-has-gaps#1

Herpes Zoster (Shingles) May Be a Risk of COVID-19 Vaccination for Immunocompromised. An observational study conducted in Israel has revealed a potential risk for herpes zoster activation following vaccination with Pfizer’s experimental mRNA COVID-19 vaccine BNT162b2.1 2 https://www.mdedge.com/dermatology/article/233024/infectious-diseases/herpes-zoster-may-be-marker-covid-19-infection-during

Orange County Woman’s Death After 2nd Dose of Moderna Vaccine Spurs Concern from Family. The Orange County coroner’s office is investigating the death of a woman who passed away several days after getting her second Moderna vaccine.
https://www.newsbreak.com/news/2221740844134/orange-county-womans-death-after-2nd-dose-of-moderna-vaccine-spurs-concern-from-family

# Economy / Trade
Five things to know about the coronavirus relief laws ahead of Tax Day.
The multiple coronavirus relief packages signed into law include a number of provisions related to taxes, including several households should be aware of as they file their 2020 returns.  He recommended that people who are unfamiliar with the changes and uncomfortable self-preparing their taxes seek out a professional.
https://thehill.com/policy/finance/551270-five-things-to-know-about-the-coronavirus-relief-laws-ahead-of-tax-day

Exclusive, Cruz, Rubio ramp up criticisms of big business. Important figures in a party that usually toes the pro-business line are instead throwing jabs at the corporate world. The critics include several potential 2024 presidential contenders.
https://thehill.com/homenews/campaign/551318-exclusive-cruz-rubio-ramp-up-criticisms-of-big-business

Stop The Unconstitutional Income Tax Grab on Remote Worker Wages. The governments of some states, like Massachusetts, want to tax anyone who works for a business located in their area. But that’s not right. It’s not how income taxes should work. And it’s unconstitutional.
https://insidesources.com/stop-the-unconstitutional-income-tax-grab-on-remote-worker-wages/

Over 10 Million People Could Become Homeless When Eviction Moratorium Ends Even before the pandemic, the U.S. as a country was failing to meet the basic housing needs of its residents.
https://truthout.org/articles/over-10-million-people-could-become-homeless-when-eviction-moratorium-ends/

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said on Monday that he expected no Republicans would support President Biden’s sweeping infrastructure package, indicating GOP lawmakers are open to a roughly
$600 billion bill.
https://thehill.com/homenews/senate/551465-mcconnell-no-senate-republicans-will-back-biden-on-4t

# Education / Schools
University of California Pushes to Militarize and Expand Its Police Force. A campus-based movement is growing in response, to abolish police presence and transform safety infrastructures.
https://truthout.org/articles/university-of-california-pushes-to-militarize-and-expand-its-police-force/

# Energy / Pipelines / Mining / Chemicals U.S. Supreme Court ponders the fate of a fracked natural gas pipeline to New Jersey
https://www.post-gazette.com/business/powersource/2021/05/01/U-S-Supreme-Court-ponders-the-fate-of-a-fracked-natural-gas-pipeline-to-New-Jersey/stories/202105010011

New York Indian Point Nuclear Plant Shuts Down, Ending an Era. Renewable energy “is not going to happen with a magic wand.”
https://www.motherjones.com/politics/2021/05/new-york-indian-point-nuclear-plant-shuts-down-ending-an-era/

The Republican push to criminalize anti-pipeline protests is expanding beyond states that produce oil and gas, including Kansas, Montana and Arkansas.
https://grist.org/protest/pipeline-protest-laws-montana-kansas-arkansas/

Memphis residents rally against the proposed Byhalia Connection pipeline ahead of a Tuesday city council vote on a drinking water regulation ordinance that could potentially stop the project
https://www.localmemphis.com/article/tech/science/environment/efforts-to-stop-byhalia-pipeline-and-why-its-unneeded-still-gaining-momentum/522-afe78f59-40f6-47bf-aec3-59da799584f3

# Environment / Climate / Interior
Biden’s pick for No. 2 at Interior has numerous ties to fossil fuels.
Tommy Beaudreau has a long list of potential conflicts of interest, including former clients in the coal, oil, gas and renewable energy sectors.
https://www.huffpost.com/entry/tommy-beaudreau-interior-department-industry-ties_n_608b0853e4b0b9042d901f2b

# Food / GMOs / Chemicals
Food dyes linked to attention and activity problems in children https://www.ehn.org/food-dyes-children-health-2652857895.html

# Global Politics and other news
Proud Boys Canada Dissolves Itself. Canadian chapter of right-wing group posts defiant final statement on Telegram.
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/may/03/proud-boys-canada-dissolves-itself-months-after-designation-as-terrorist-entity

# Gov / Political
Republicans wrestling over the future of the party are debating whether to embrace the culture wars that helped former President Trump cement his popularity with the GOP base. The internal rift, which involves congressional leaders and potential 2024 contenders, comes as Republicans struggle to dent President Biden’s popularity and as they plot their strategy to win back the House and Senate in the 2022 midterms.
https://thehill.com/homenews/senate/551331-gop-wrestles-with-role-of-culture-wars-in-partys-future

Democrats Face Growing List of Swing-District Retirements, Dimming Midterm Prospects https://www.seattletimes.com/nation-world/democrats-face-growing-list-of-swing-district-retirements-dimming-midterm-prospects/

Sanders Accuses McConnell of Hypocrisy and Corruption in Scathing Kentucky Speech Bernie Sanders said Mitch McConnell and the GOP are motivated more by corporate money than providing help to the American people.
https://truthout.org/articles/sanders-accuses-mcconnell-of-hypocrisy-corruption-in-scathing-kentucky-speech/

# Law Enforcement
Colorado officers who violently arrested 73-year-old with dementia laughed about incident afterward, video shows. The officers fractured Karen Garner’s arm and dislocated her shoulder, according to federal lawsuit https://www.nationofchange.org/2021/05/03/3-police-officers-resign-after-fracturing-elderly-womans-arm-on-video/

# Medical / Health
Missouri GOP Lawmakers Block Expansion of Medicaid, Despite Voter Referendum The refusal to fund the Medicaid eligibility expansion will likely lead to lawsuits against the state, experts say.
https://truthout.org/articles/missouri-gop-lawmakers-block-expansion-of-medicaid-despite-voter-referendum/

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