Voices, The Peoples News No. 2021-07-20

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Kontich July 20, 2021
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# Indigenous
US, Canada practiced ‘indigenous child removal’ to destroy tribes: The real intent behind the centuries-old colonial program has been to destroy the native tribes and steal their land, Native historian https://www.veteranstoday.com/2021/07/19/us-canada-practiced-indigenous-child-removal-to-destroy-tribes-native-historian/

Fish advisories impact tribal traditions; Lake Superior smelt the latest species found contaminated. Local Indigenous people continue to eat enough fish to far surpass what state health officials consider safe.
https://www.record-eagle.com/news/fish-advisories-impact-tribal-traditions-lake-superior-smelt-the-latest-species-found-contaminated/article_2ceb7354-e33b-11eb-8893-1f0441dd1b35.html

Winona LaDuke & Water Protectors Arrested in Enbridge Pipeline Protest:
One of the women arrested was Winona LaDuke, Indigenous leader and founder of environmental group Honor the Earth, who has been standing against the construction of the replacement pipeline for eight years.
https://minnesota.cbslocal.com/2021/07/20/winona-laduke-6-others-arrested-while-protesting-line-3/

The new Indigenous TV series coming your way: ‘Reservation Dogs’ is the latest product of an exciting new era of Native self-representation.
https://highcountrynews.medium.com/the-new-indigenous-tv-series-coming-your-way-9ccd3116909d

# Indigenous / Global
New Revelations of Child Graves at Residential Schools Lays Bare a History of Genocide. Hundreds of other graves have been uncovered at additional schools.
https://www.culturalsurvival.org/news/new-revelations-child-graves-residential-schools-lays-bare-history-genocide

# Border / Immigration
‘Heartbreaking’ conditions in US migrant child camp. Disease is rampant, food can be dangerous and there are reports of sexual abuse. In addition to Covid, outbreaks of the flu and strep throat have also been reported since the camp opened in late March. And some children in need of urgent medical attention have been neglected
https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-57561760

ICE releases immigrants in Shreveport with little warning to local officials. (Shreveport, LA) Approximately 80 Haitian immigrants were dropped off in the city Thursday by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), and local officials are warning there may be more busloads to come.
https://www.ktbs.com/news/3investigates/ice-releases-immigrants-in-shreveport-with-little-warning-to-local-officials/article_f764e9a4-e678-11eb-a69f-13f40e85871f.html

# CoronaVirus
Novel autoantibody adds fuel to COVID-19 ‘firestorm’ of inflammation, blood clots https://labblog.uofmhealth.org/lab-report/novel-autoantibody-adds-fuel-to-covid-19-firestorm-of-inflammation-blood-clots

A White House staffer and an aide to Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) tested positive for the coronavirus this week. Neither individual had close contact with President Biden or Pelosi, officials said, but the cases reflect the ongoing threat of the virus to lawmakers and their staff as coronavirus cases spike across the country.
https://thehill.com/homenews/administration/563879-staffers-in-white-house-pelosis-office-test-positive-for-coronavirus

Fauci: Paul doesn’t know what he’s talking about ‘and I want to say that officially’
Anthony Fauci clashed with Sen. Rand Paul (R) on Tuesday, accusing the senator of lying about the role the National Institutes of Health (NIH) played in funding controversial research in Wuhan, China.
https://thecounter.org/nyc-street-vendors-protest-exorbitant-fines-as-city-reopens/

Nearly 11,000 Deaths After COVID Vaccines Reported to CDC as FDA Adds New Warning to J&J Vaccine –VAERS data released today by the CDC showed a total of 463,457 reports of adverse events from all age groups following COVID vaccines, including 10,991 deaths and 48,385 serious injuries between Dec. 14, 2020 and July 9, 2021.
https://childrenshealthdefense.org/defender/vaers-deaths-injuries-reported-cdc-covid-vaccines-moderna-pregnant-women/?utm_source=salsa&eType=EmailBlastContent&eId=9c4528c4-637d-4aed-858a-a2383936adf0

Tokyo Is Insanely Deploying an Army of Half-Vaxxed Staffers. It all started with a shocking email sent to Olympic staffers last month.
https://www.thedailybeast.com/tokyo-is-insanely-deploying-an-army-of-half-vaccinated-staffers-to-the-olympics

# Education / Schools
After a year of isolation, fear and stress, many students are expected to struggle with returning to classrooms this fall. One Dallas school is trying to get ahead of the curve by training its teachers and staff to spot and help kids having trouble.
https://www.texastribune.org/2021/07/20/Texas-schools-mental-health/

# Environment / Climate / Interior
Whistleblowers Expose Corruption in EPA Chemical Safety Office. Managers and career staff in the Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention tampered with the assessments of dozens of chemicals to make them appear safer, according to four scientists who work at the agency.
https://theintercept.com/2021/07/02/epa-chemical-safety-corruption-whistleblowers/

Red Tide Has Killed at Least 791 Tons of Fish in Florida: Dead fish have washed up on beaches on Florida’s Gulf Coast as the state faces an early red tide, bringing up similarities to the 2018 disaster.
https://gizmodo.com/red-tide-has-killed-at-least-791-tons-of-fish-in-florid-1847318864

# Environment / Climate / Interior / Global Epicenter of major Amazon droughts and fires saw 2.5 billion trees and vines killed. A major drought and forest fires in the Amazon rainforest killed billions of trees and plants and turned one of the world’s largest carbon sinks into one of its biggest polluters.
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2021/07/210719191611.htm

# Food / GMOs / Chemicals / Other
Ethylene oxide scandal spreads to food additive https://www.foodsafetynews.com/2021/07/ethylene-oxide-scandal-spreads-to-food-additive/

Cheese recall related to Listeria contamination expanded https://www.foodsafetynews.com/2021/07/cheese-recall-related-to-listeria-contamination-expanded/

NYC street vendors protest exorbitant fines as city reopens. New Yorkers relied on street vendors during the pandemic, but as the city reopens, those essential workers are once again being fined.
https://thecounter.org/nyc-street-vendors-protest-exorbitant-fines-as-city-reopens/

Cory Booker Just Picked a Fight With Giant Meatpackers. And gave Biden a chance to prove he’s serious about confronting market power.
https://www.motherjones.com/food/2021/07/cory-booker-meat-meatpackers-beef-corporate-consolidation/

# Gov / Politics
“I want to be there”: For a week now, state Rep. Garnet Coleman has been hiding out in Texas, wondering if police will track him down. While dozens of other Texas House Democrats fled to Washington, D.C., to block a Republican voting bill, the longtime Houston legislator stayed behind.
https://www.texastribune.org/2021/07/19/texas-democrats-voting-garnet-coleman/

The FBI says it thwarted the plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. The suspects say the FBI incited it. It’s the biggest domestic terrorism case in decades: 13 men stand accused of a plot to kidnap Michigan’s governor. The arrests came after a monthslong operation to infiltrate extremist groups.
https://www.detroitnews.com/story/news/local/michigan/2020/10/08/feds-thwart-militia-plot-kidnap-michigan-gov-gretchen-whitmer/5922301002/

Biden Tried to Absolve Himself for Afghanistan Aftermath — But He Voted for War  From Bush to Biden, many powerful forces have been complicit. Now the war for profit continues in a different form.
https://truthout.org/articles/biden-tried-to-absolve-himself-for-afghanistan-aftermath-but-he-voted-for-war/

Majority of McCarthy’s January 6 Commission Picks Voted to Overturn Election The Republicans, including Trump ally Jim Jordan, are already using their time in the spotlight to attack Democrats.
https://truthout.org/articles/majority-of-mccarthys-january-6-commission-picks-voted-to-overturn-election/

Don’t Use Cuba Protests to Justify U.S. Intervention, Say Activists in Mexico. Hundreds gathered at the Cuban Embassy in Mexico City this week in support of Cubans’ right to self-determination.
https://truthout.org/articles/dont-use-cuba-protests-to-justify-us-intervention-say-activists-in-mexico/

# Law Enforcement
The Cops Killed With Impunity. Then Came a ‘Perfect Victim.’ The police killing of Hunter Brittain brought Al Sharpton to rural Arkansas. It also has people of color asking why a white teen had to die for people to ask questions.
https://www.thedailybeast.com/hunter-brittain-in-arkansas-is-the-perfect-police-killing-victim?source=articles&via=rss

Car in Shooting of 6-Year-Old Nyiah Courtney Found Burned. Forensic investigators are now reportedly scouring the torched vehicle for clues that could lead them to the killers.
https://wtop.com/dc/2021/07/car-connected-to-dc-6-year-olds-killing-found-burned/

# Legal / Judicial / DOJ
Trump Inaugural Committee Chair Arrested on Federal Charges: Thomas Barrack, a longtime Trump pal, faces charges for foreign lobbying and obstructing justice, the Department of Justice said.
https://apnews.com/article/barrack-trump-inaugural-uae-030e53361c4e6355baa7c463198a5b0b

# LGBTQ
Limiting transgender children’s health care options: Gov. Greg Abbott said during a radio interview that he’s preparing to take action to restrict transition-related medical care for transgender minors in Texas after legislation to do so failed during the regular session.
https://www.texastribune.org/2021/07/19/texas-greg-abbott-transgender-health-care/

# Medical / Global
Norovirus spike in England prompts PHE warning https://www.theguardian.com/society/2021/jul/16/norovirus-warning-bug-spreads-england-lockdown-eased

# Security
Presidents’ Phone Numbers Appear on Israeli Spyware Hit List. A list of phone numbers that includes targets of Israeli spyware firm NSO Group clients includes those belonging to presidents, prime ministers, and a king, an investigation found.
https://www.thedailybeast.com/world-leaders-phone-numbers-appear-on-list-of-surveillance-targets-for-israeli-spyware-firm-nso-group

# Space
Jeff Bezos reaches space, makes it back in one piece. Bezos, the world’s richest person, is the second billionaire to make it into space this month, after Richard Branson’s pioneering space tourism flight aboard his Virgin Galactic spaceplane.
https://www.zmescience.com/science/news-science/jeff-bezos-reaches-space-makes-it-back-in-one-piece/

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