Piñera Provokes Own Citizens Amid Covid-19

Photo: Langelle/GJEP This protest filled Plaza de la Dignidad by the statue of Manuel Baquedano, heart of the protests in Santiago, on International Human Rights day 10 December last year. The eyes commemorate the 350+ eyes lost, some permanently,… Read More

COVID19 Analysis

COVID-19: Underlying Causes, Human Rights Abuses and Ecological Destruction COVID-19 and Capitalism FROM FANON TO VENTILATORS: FIGHTING FOR OUR RIGHT TO BREATHE (6 MAY 2020) CORONAVIRUS FIGHT: UN CHIEF SAYS WORLD LEADERS ARE FALLING SHORT (1 MAY 2020)… Read More

Common Dreams: A Harrowing Warning

‘A Harrowing Warning’ to All as Hungary Hands Far-Right Leader Dictatorial Powers Amid Coronavirus Pandemic Common Dreams 30 Mar 2020 Jake Johnson Human rights groups and activists issued dire warnings about the state of democracy in Hungary—and the… Read More

Earth Minute: The EPA & COVID-19

Late last week, the Environmental Protection Agency suspended enforcement of US environmental laws using the coronavirus outbreak as the excuse to greenlight environmental destruction. The Hill quoted Cynthia Giles, head of EPA’s Enforcement Office under Obama: “This EPA… Read More

Earth Minute: DOJ Threat To Civil Liberties

Photo: Langelle/GJEP Earth Minute Transcript A March 21 article in politico raises alarms about a request to Congress by the Justice Department to “ask chief judges to detain people indefinitely without trial during emergencies — part of a… Read More

New Request From DOJ Seeks to Use Coronavirus to Suspend Basic Freedoms

Photo: Langelle/GJEP   DOJ seeks new emergency powers amid coronavirus pandemic POLITICO 21 Mar 2020 The Justice Department has quietly asked Congress for the ability to ask chief judges to detain people indefinitely without trial during emergencies —… Read More