Voices, The Peoples News No. 2024-02-02

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February 2, 2024
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# Indigenous
New DNA technique could bring closure for families of missing and murdered Indigenous people, but experts say this risks DNA sovereignty: The more people share their genetic profiles with online databases like GEDmatch, the more effective the technique becomes. experts warn that the private companies that own these databases, or the investigators who use them, could use the information to violate people’s constitutional rights. Ultimately, it could become a new kind of colonial extractive industry, amounting to a loss of genetic sovereignty for Indigenous communities

The Northwestern Shoshone are restoring the Bear River Massacre site: The tribe is reclaiming their gathering place and returning water to the Great Salt Lake: Now, the tribe is restoring the area, estimating that it can return 13,000 acre-feet of water to the Great Salt Lake annually by shifting vegetation from invasives to native plants, cleaning up creeks and restoring degraded agricultural fields to wetlands.

# Border / Immigration / Migrants
So Many People Agree That Joe Biden Should “Shut Down” the Border to Stop Migration. There’s Just One Problem With That! Which is that there is very recent evidence it would not work.

Cops allegedly beaten by rowdy migrant mob near Times Square with suspects later freed without bail: Shocking video captured the moment a migrant mob pounded a pair of cops near Times Square over the weekend – but the busted suspects were still released back on the street without bail, sources say. The assault occurred Saturday as officers were taking someone into custody.

NYC inks another set of emergency hotel contracts to house migrants at $137M price tag: Mayor Eric Adams’ administration has signed another series of emergency hotel deals  with a total 137 million cost to house the thousands of migrants heading to NYC each week

Outrage as Massachusetts Dem governor closes cherished sports center in majority-black Boston suburb for FOUR MONTHS so it can be used to house migrants: Governor gave less than 48 hours’ notice that the popular Roxbury rec center would be turned over to 125 migrant families

The border convoy is nearing its final destination with vigilantes and far-right extremists in tow: Experts warn that planned protests this weekend could include a combustible mix of militias, far-right extremists, and even long-dormant vigilante groups.

I Went Undercover With a Border Militia. Here’s What I Saw. A firsthand look inside America’s resurgent paramilitary movement. By calling themselves militias, paramilitary groups claim to be protected by the Constitution.

# Economy / Finance / Trade / Banks
In Tampa Bay neighborhoods, a handful of companies are squeezing individual buyers out of the housing market: Experts say the outsized impact of just a handful of companies can squeeze individual buyers out of the housing market.

‘A Mockery’: House Passes Tax Bill That Favors Corporations Over Children: “The bill provides millions of dollars in tax relief for the wealthy and pennies for the poor,” said Rep. Rosa DeLauro. The U.S. House passed legislation that would modestly expand the child tax credit for low-income families while reviving significant business tax breaks, a trade-off that some progressive lawmakers rejected as far too lopsided in favor of corporations.

# Energy / Pipelines / Mining / Chemicals
Biden plan will earmark millions of acres of public land for solar development: Proposed updates to the Western Solar Plan would also close sensitive areas to utility-scale solar projects. Biden administration unveiled a draft analysis of a plan that identifies millions of acres of public land as suitable for utility-scale solar development across 11 Western states — and millions more that may be excluded.

# Environment / Climate / Chemicals / Infrastructure Why Joseph Goffman’s Senate Confirmation Could Be a Win for Climate Action and Equity: The decision to replace John Kerry with John Podesta as the top U.S. climate diplomat may be making headlines this week. But there’s another presidential appointee who could also have a significant impact on the nation’s efforts to address climate change but has mostly flown under the radar. Many environmentalists see Goffman’s confirmation as a big deal because he will be in charge of the agency’s office of air and radiation, overseeing the crafting and implementation of landmark EPA rules that aim to reduce the nation’s harmful air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions.

# Gov / Politics / Global
An anti-war presidential bid is giving the Kremlin a headache. Even if Boris Nadezhdin is barred from running, his campaign has shown anti-war Russians that they are not alone.

The Dangers of Losing Focus on Russia’s War Against Ukraine: What seemed at first to be the start of a Third World War has turned out to be more akin to a Second Yugoslav War: a horrible conflict on the eastern edge of Europe triggered by a slow-motion imperial collapse with lasting global ramifications.

Cyber operations in the South China Sea can no longer be dismissed. As ASEAN and Chinese officials discuss a code of conduct, they must include the cyber dimension.

Qatari negotiators are awaiting a final response from Hamas officials, who have seemingly welcomed the plan: Israel has agreed to a ceasefire proposal that would halt its war with Hamas, Al Jazeera reported on Thursday, citing the Qatari Foreign Ministry. Hamas has reportedly given the plan a “positive” response.

Investigating war crimes in Gaza: IDF’s burning of Palestinian homes: “We’ve lost everything. Our homes, our memories, all gone in flames.” Information obtained by Haaretz indicates IDF commanders have ordered soldiers to set fire to abandoned Gaza homes without legal approval.
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# Gov / Politics
What Washington Must Do for Kyiv Between Now and November: There’s a clear blueprint, but it requires more funding and deep policy coordination. On Thursday, after weeks of negotiation, the EU approved a
50 billion euro funding package for Ukraine, giving the country a much needed economic boost, while the U.S. bill remains held up in Congress.

In more places this year, people can vote in their first language: A larger swath of the country will have access to translated ballots this year than in any prior presidential election.

U.S. set to strike Iraq and Syria over multiple days in response to Jordan drone strike that killed three troops –Biden administration approves plans to target Iranian personnel. The US has said its military response could be multitiered and take place over several days. The United States has reportedly approved a plan to attack Iran-linked targets in Iraq and Syria in retaliation for the killing of three soldiers five days ago

America is not prepared for war. The U.S. military faces many enemies, including China, Iran, North Korea and Russia. Still, our foes also include any number of non-state actors, including Hezbollah, Hamas and Islamic Jihad. Agents of these enemies are illegally entering America from our southern and northern boundaries.

# Law Enforcment
Alabama Board Denied Parole to a Dead Man: The board declined to release 92 percent of inmates seeking release in 2023. The site found that last year, the board voted 2-1 against parole for Fredrick Bishop, who was sentenced to 20 years in prison in 2008 for robbery. But 10 days earlier, Bishop had been found unconscious and died in the infirmary.

FBI May Have Missed ‘Hidden Room’ in Mar-a-Lago Search: Special Counsel Jack Smith’s team has reportedly questioned several witnesses about a pair of rooms, including a closet and a “hidden room” connected to Trump’s bedroom. Trump’s efforts to conceal the classified documents from his own attorney were part of the indictment brought by Smith. The questioning suggests Smith’s team is still “trying to determine if there might be more classified documents there.”

# Legal / DOJ
The Stakes Were Too High for Fani Willis to Do This: Nothing has been proved yet, but the lack of a fulsome rebuke is its own problem now. The Trump team is willing to use any dirty trick in the book to cast aspersions on Willis, including leveling salacious accusations without evidence, accusing Willis (who is Black) of racial bias, and hinting that she should be disbarred. Willis has played right into Trump’s hands.

Colorado SOS files brief with U.S. Supreme Court in Trump case: Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold filed a brief with the U.S. Supreme Court in the case involving former President Donald Trump’s removal from the 2024 Colorado Republican presidential primary ballot

Why treason is a key topic in Trump’s 14th Amendment appeal to the Supreme Court: When Congress was drafting Section 3 of the 14th Amendment the year after the Civil War ended, the purpose of that provision was clear: to prevent people from serving in the government if they had used force to resist or overthrow the United States. To Congress, those actions constituted treason.

Judge officially postpones Trump’s March 4 DC trial: Earlier in the day, reports emerged that the case had disappeared form the court docket, prompting speculation that the trial would be postponed as Trump appeals his presidential immunity claims. The trial date was originally set for March 4, but the case was paused as a federal appeals court considers arguments from Trump that he should be immune from prosecution because of his role as president leading up to the January 6, 2021, attack on the US Capitol.

# Military / DOD
New long-range U.S. bombs headed for Ukraine:  Testing for the weapon was only recently concluded, and it has yet to reach Washington’s own inventories. Ukraine will receive its first batch of Ground-Launched Small Diameter Bombs, a brand new long-range weapon made by Boeing that even the U.S. doesn’t have in its inventory, according to the four people, all of whom were granted anonymity to discuss matters ahead of an announcement.

A Houthi anti-ship missile got within a nautical mile of the Navy destroyer Gravely on Tuesday, and the warship used its Phalanx Close-In Weapons System to take the missile out, a senior defense official has confirmed to Navy Times.

# Pharmaceuticals / Drugs
Medicare launches first-ever drug price negotiations with pharmaceutical giants: “We are moving ahead to help people in spite of pharma’s efforts to block negotiation in the courts.” HHS announced the 10 initial drugs selected for the first cycle of Medicare drug price negotiation on August 29, 2023. On October 3, HHS announced that the drug companies of all 10 selected drugs agreed to participate in negotiations with Medicare.

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