2021-06-04: Social Media Postees

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AMLO Has Been a Disappointment to the World–For Mexico, He's Been Far Worse
Dawn Paley | thenation.com | 2021-06-04
AMLO Has Been a Disappointment to the World–For Mexico, He's Been Far Worse…

Former Deputy Guaidó Wants to Negotiate with President Maduro in Mexico or Norway
Staff | orinocotribune.com | 2021-06-04
Former deputy Juan Guaidó said this Wednesday, June 2, that they are evaluating the possibility of Mexico being the headquarters of negotiations with the Government of Venezuela chaired by President Nicolás Maduro. | "We are evaluating Mexico, Norway, and some other countries that can independently, impartially, and respectfully host a possible negotiation," said the self-proclaimed "interim president" in an interview for the Mexican Reforma website. | The interview caused an uproar in Mexico because it was published just a few days before the country's mega-elections, and was used again to sow fear of communism,…

Headlines for June 4, 2021
Staff | democracynow.org | 2021-06-04
Activists Call U.S. Plan to Ship 25 Million COVID Vaccine Doses Abroad "Deeply Insufficient", WHO Warns of Surging COVID-19 Cases in Africa as Vaccine Shipments Come to "Near Halt", Chinese Authorities Ban Hong Kong Vigil Commemorating Tiananmen Massacre, Arrest Organizer, Peruvian Presidential Runoff Pits Ex-Dictator's Daughter Against Socialist School Teacher, 89 Politicians Killed in Run-up to Mexican Midterm Elections, Lawyers for Guantánamo Prisoner Challenge Judge's Order Permitting Use of Info Obtained by Torture, Watchdog Says Pentagon Grossly Misrepresented Civilian Casualties from U.S. Military, U.N. Sa…

US Taps Groups to Pick Asylum-Seekers to Allow Into Country
The Associated Press | latinorebels.com | 2021-06-04
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Biden administration has quietly tasked six humanitarian groups with recommending which migrants should be allowed to stay in the U.S. instead of being rapidly expelled from the country under federal pandemic-related powers that block people from seeking asylum.

An Ordinary German Neo-Nazi Death Squad Man
Thomas Klikauer — Catherine Link | counterpunch.org | 2021-06-04
The biography of German Neo-Nazi death-squad leader Franco Albrecht — known in the German press only as Franco A — begins in the city of Offenbach in 1989. Franco Albrecht's mother, a local woman, had married an Italian immigrant, a man whose grandfather served in Hitler's navy and had Germanic runes engraved on his tombstone.

øPor qué son encarnizadas las elecciones intermedias en México?
Luis Manuel Arce Isaac | globalizacion.ca | 2021-06-04
Una información del Instituto Nacional Electoral (INE) de México de que tres mil abogados litigarán los resultados de los comicios intermedios del próximo domingo, llama la atención dentro y fuera del país. No es usual ese tipo de información, aunque…

México, Latinoamérica y el Caribe: Una agenda para una asociación económica estratégica
Maximiliano Reyes Zúñiga | globalizacion.ca | 2021-06-04
México es cercano a los países latinoamericanos y caribeños por cultura e historia, pero también por la importancia económica que reviste la región. | En 2019, México exportó más de 22,900 millones de dólares (mdd) a la región, monto similar al…

AMLO battles corrupt electoral officials and U.S. interference in Mexico midterms
David Raby | peoplesworld.org | 2021-06-03
Ever heard of a country where electoral fraud favors the opposition? Try Mexico, with its corrupt and aberrant Electoral Commission (National Electoral Institute, INE by its Spanish initials). Political polarization has been growing in Mexico over several aspects of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador's "Fourth Transformation"–which has included taking national control of oil and electric power, …

Mexico Enters Electoral Silence Ahead of Subnational Polls
telesurenglish.net | 2021-06-03
Mexico's subnational electoral process entered a stage of silence in which no political proselytizing can take place before citizens go to the polls on June 6. | RELATED: | Mexican Students Who Protested Online Exams Released | In compliance with current federal law, the National Electoral Institute (INE) requested candidates, parties, citizens, public officials, and the media not to carry out propaganda actions, publish results of polls on electoral preferences, or disseminate reports o…

Mexican Students Who Protested Online Exams Released
telesurenglish.net | 2021-06-03
On Wednesday, a judge in the Mexican State of Chiapas ordered the release of 19 people who were part of the protests staged by students from the Mactumactza teacher training college last month. | RELATED: | Over 95 Million Mexicans To Cast Ballots in June 6 Election | On May 18, hundreds of students took to the streets in Chiapas to demand on-site entrance exams since a large number of them do not have Internet access. As a result of the riots, 95 people were arrested. | The stud…

You Can Ditch Uber For A Driver-Owned Rideshare App
_____ | popularresistance.org | 2021-06-03
The thank-you banners are down, but New York City residents have a real opportunity to show their appreciation for a population of low-paid, primarily immigrant frontline workers. New York City residents can help now by ditching Uber and Lyft for a competing driver-owned alternative app called "Co-op Ride," created by the mostly volunteer-run Drivers Cooperative. If Co-op's proposal plays out, drivers could make more money while their passengers, particularly those in underserved communities, could end up paying less for rides. | Launched this past weekend and now available to New York City residents ****in the A…

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