Voices, The Peoples News No. 2021-05-25

Voices, The Peoples News

May 25, 2021
Published by Jedi Selman Since March 2000 To Inform and Educate

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# Indigenous
Petroglyph vandalism is not a victimless crime: Indigenous archaeologists say more protective measures and education are needed to prevent future vandalism.

# Animals / Pets / Alerts / Food Recalls
Safe Outdoor Dogs bill top priority for Texas Humane Legislation Network Bills banning the use of heavy chains to tether dogs, requiring animal control and shelters to scan lost dogs for microchips and giving tax breaks to pet rescue facilities have passed both the House and Senate.
They are heading to Gov. Greg Abbott for final approval.

# Border / Immigration
Biden administration resettles migrant children in Tennessee without local knowledge https://www.thecentersquare.com/tennessee/biden-administration-resettles-migrant-children-in-tennessee-without-local-knowledge/article_627bc708-ba7d-11eb-894c-373eec5f40e6.html

# Bundy Rides Again
Ammon Bundy has amassed an army of over 50,000 as he looks for his next battle in a religious war https://www.alternet.org/2021/03/ammon-bundy/

Ammon Bundy has filed to run for governor of Idaho in 2022. Now, while still barred from entering the Idaho Capitol, he will run as a Republican.

# CoronaVirus (Virus Vaccine is still in clinical trials and tests) Experimental COVID-19 Vaccine Being Tested on Babies

Pfizer begins Covid vaccine trial on infants and young kids. Pfizer said it has started a clinical trial testing its Covid-19 vaccine on healthy children aged 6 months to 11.

Big Pharma’s Deadly COVID-19 Vaccine Monopoly https://theintercept.com/2021/05/12/intercepted-covid-vaccine-intellectual-property-waiver/

Documents Reveal Pharma Plot to Stop Generic COVID-19 Vaccine Waiver https://theintercept.com/2021/05/14/covid-vaccine-waiver-generic-phrma-lobby/

The face is rotting from the inside: What is the “black mold” that comes after the “covid”

New Findings on COVID-19 Origins Prove Big Tech Censorship is a Danger to Seeking Truth https://thefreethoughtproject.com/fact-checking-covid-skepticism-dangerous/

The media face hard questions amid a growing acceptance that it is possible COVID-19 originated in a Chinese laboratory.

# Economy / Trade
US millionaire CEOs saw 29% pay raise while workers’ pay fell, report finds https://www.theguardian.com/business/2021/may/11/us-millionaire-ceos-saw-29-pay-raises-while-workers-had-decreases-report-says

Why billionaires like Bill Gates can’t fix the problems they helped create

Warren Proposes Drastic IRS Budget Increase to Crack Down on Wealthy Tax Cheats Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s plan is larger than Biden’s recent IRS proposal and is more specific in its aims to go after the wealthy.

DOJ Is Resisting Release of Barr Memo on Trump and Has Appealed Court Ruling. The Department of Justice (DOJ), under former Attorney General William Barr, chose not to charge Trump over 10 possible acts of obstruction.

The Senate voted to confirm Kristen Clarke as the new head of the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) Civil Rights Division in a tight 51-48 vote, with Sen. Susan Collins (Maine) the only Republican to cross party lines and vote for her.

# Education / Schools
Texas is poised to let home-schooled students compete in public school sports and other extracurricular activities after the state Senate advanced the proposal in one of its closest votes this legislative session https://www.dallasnews.com/news/education/2021/05/12/homeschoolers-get-closer-to-public-school-competition-as-tim-tebow-bill-clears-hurdle-in-texas-house/

The U.S. Department of Education now recognizes the University of Texas at Austin as a Hispanic-Serving Institution.

Is Georgia about to hand its universities to a climate-denying MAGA stalwart? Trump’s ag secretary Sonny Perdue is reportedly being eyed for a plum job leading one of the nation’s premier higher education systems.

# Employment / Labor
Red states unite in rejecting federal unemployment benefits: Red states around the nation are rejecting supplemental federal unemployment benefits, saying the $300 in additional weekly pay on top of state benefits has made it nearly impossible for employers to hire https://www.thecentersquare.com/national/red-states-unite-in-rejecting-federal-unemployment-benefits/article_d52a129c-bd6f-11eb-8dfd-07c579859d1c.html

# Energy / Pipelines / Mining / Chemicals DAPL Keeps Pumping Oil With No Permit: A federal judge recently ruled that the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) may continue pumping oil without a key federal permit while the Army Corps of Engineers conducts an environmental review.

# Environment / Climate / Interior
The Central California town that keeps sinking. The very ground upon which Corcoran was built is steadily collapsing, a situation caused primarily by agriculture.

Tensions rise in the Klamath Basin as feds further reduce water allotments to farmers The federal government is trying to preserve scarce water resources to ensure the survival of fisheries important to tribal nations. Farmers are calling on local irrigators to release it anyway.

# Food / GMOs / Chemicals
Farmworker organizing in Washington is undoing discriminatory labor policies ‘The pandemic elevated the fact that farmworkers are killing themselves to keep our food system intact.’

This under-the-radar supply chain routes food from prisons to hospitals, food banks, and even schools https://thecounter.org/this-under-the-radar-supply-chain-routes-food-from-prisons-to-hospitals-food-banks-and-even-schools/

# Gov / Political
Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah) said that he would support a House-passed bill to create a commission to probe the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol.

The U.S. is experiencing a rise in violent and disturbing attacks targeting the U.S. Jewish community amid the latest conflict between Israel and the Palestinians.

Over 500 Democratic staffers (zero GOP) urge Joe Biden to ‘hold Israel accountable’

Trump’s Election-Fraud Big Lie assaults everyone’s voting rights, mandating punitive laws against sedition. If a “loser” can offset his loss with lying bluster, then elections are mere puppet shows – and democracy withers.

Biden and Putin to Meet in Switzerland Next Month: The two leaders are scheduled to sit down at the tail end of the U.S. president’s first trip abroad since taking office.

# Law Enforcement
Gov. Greg Abbott raises idea of “George Floyd Act” at Houston visitation Without offering specifics, Abbott said he is committed to working with lawmakers and Floyd’s family to prevent police brutality.

Texas Legislative Black Caucus unveils the George Floyd Act to ban chokeholds and limit police use of force. In a press conference featuring Floyd’s brother, the lawmakers said they hope their bill wins the support of Gov. Greg Abbott.

A year after George Floyd’s murder, only a few of Texas lawmakers’
police reform measures appear likely to become law. Narrowly targeted pieces of Texas’ George Floyd Act, like restricting chokeholds and requiring officers to provide first aid, are expected to pass.

A bombshell 40-page civil rights lawsuit filed Monday alleges a wide array of misconduct at Harris County’s largest constable’s office, including sexual harassment, sexual battery, civil rights violations and retaliation.

Trooper Denied Having Damning Bodycam Video of Greene Arrest. A state investigative report says Louisiana State Police Lt. John Clary also gave false statements about Greene resisting arrest.

# Legal / Judicial / DOJ
Biden Justice Department fights release of legal memo on prosecuting Trump The move puts the Biden team in the curious position of seeking to maintain secrecy surrounding legal decisions of the Trump era.

Mistrial Declared in Murder Case of Simone Biles’ Brother. All 12 jurors said they had been influenced by filings they weren’t supposed to see.

Docs Sheds New Light on Wide Scope of Feds’ Giuliani Probe. CNN uncovered redacted parts of newly unsealed legal documents that show investigators have emails and iCloud accounts from two Ukrainian officials.

Feds seek outside review of seized Giuliani materials https://www.axios.com/feds-outside-review-giuliani-outside-review-fbi-c9b5bf15-2867-4411-a807-a687f02aedd9.html

Manhattan DA Convenes Grand Jury in Trump Probe. The panel will decide whether to bring criminal charges against former President Donald Trump, the Trump Organization, and the company’s executives in a formal indictment.

# Military / DOD
A simmering feud among top Democrats over the scope of reforms to how the military handles certain crimes, including sexual assault, spilled out into the open on Monday.

# Other News
70 Percent of Americans Say Arms Sales Make Us Less Safe. We’re the World’s Top Dealer. Selling death should be no joy for any country, so halting it is a goal well worth fighting for.

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