Monthly Archives: December 2020

Police arrested a water protector Monday after she successfully delayed construction of Enbridge’s Line 3 pipeline in an act of nonviolent civil disobedience


Minnesota Water Protector Arrested in Nonviolent Direct Action Against Line 3 Pipeline DEC 29, 2020 In Minnesota, police arrested a water protector Monday after she successfully delayed construction of Enbridge’s Line 3 pipeline in an act of nonviolent civil disobedience. … Continue reading

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Kansas and Missouri Need to follow New York State’s Ban on Evictions!


New York State Bans Most Evictions Until May as Tenants Struggle Amid Pandemic DEC 29, 2020 Image Credit: Vimeo: Protests.media In housing news, the state of New York has enacted a new law to protect most renters from eviction until … Continue reading

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Coy has racked up dozens of citizen complaints since 2002, including a 2012 incident when he repeatedly smashed the head of a driver into a police cruiser during a traffic stop.


Columbus, OH, Police Officer Adam Coy Fired over Killing of Andre Hill DEC 29, 2020 The city of Columbus, Ohio, has fired the police officer who shot and killed Andre Hill, a 47-year-old Black man. Officer Adam Coy also faces … Continue reading

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Félix Vásquez Assassinated in Front of Family in Honduras


Honduran Indigenous Environmentalist Félix Vásquez Assassinated in Front of Family DEC 29, 2020 In news from Honduras, the Indigenous environmental activist Félix Vásquez was assassinated Saturday by armed, masked men in front of his family. Vásquez was a member of … Continue reading

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Joe Biden Says Trump Administration Is still Obstructing His Transition Team


Joe Biden Says Trump Administration Is Obstructing His Transition Team DEC 29, 2020 President-elect Joe Biden on Monday accused the Trump administration of obstructing his transition team’s access to information from the Office of Management and Budget and the Pentagon. … Continue reading

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In a stupid move, Colombia Vaccination Program to Exclude Undocumented Venezuelans


If they live among your borders, you need to vaccinate. Basta!==kas Colombia Vaccination Program to Exclude Undocumented Venezuelans DEC 29, 2020 In Colombia, public health officials are condemning a plan by President Iván Duque to exclude undocumented Venezuelans from a … Continue reading

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U.S. COVID-19 Hospitalizations Hit Record High as California Hospitals Ration Care


Rhode Island and other states are doing the same.–KAS U.S. COVID-19 Hospitalizations Hit Record High as California Hospitals Ration Care DEC 29, 2020 The United States recorded over 168,000 new coronavirus cases Monday and 1,900 deaths. Hospitalizations hit a new record … Continue reading

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Most of the World will Not Be Vaccinated in 2021–unless We get Going and Help More, America!


Job 1 for ’21: Vaccinate the world Illustration: Aïda Amer/Axios If you’re reading this in Europe, the U.S. or one of several other wealthy countries, you will probably have access to a vaccine in 2021, Axios World author Dave Lawler … Continue reading

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Unusually Normal Life in Taiwan Amid the Global Pandemic


Technology & Ideas My Unusually Normal Life in Taiwan Amid the Global Pandemic As the world went into meltdown, life has been good in the happy little bubble that is Taiwan.By Tim CulpanDecember 23, 2020, 5:00 PM CST Tim Culpan is … Continue reading

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POGO’s 2020 Report on Government Malfeasance


Hi Kevin – 2020 was a year of dramatic change. The Covid-19 pandemic has defined the year, reshaping social interactions, economic conditions, and medicine itself. On an organizational level, it led to the launch of our Coronavirus Accountability Campaign in March and the … Continue reading

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