Daily Archives: March 27, 2021

How will the Suez Canal blockage disrupt global trade? | Inside Story

Al Jazeera English

Mar 26, 2021

Global shipping is in chaos because of a mishap on a major waterway. The Ever Given container ship became jammed on the Suez Canal in Egypt. That’s created a tailback of other cargo vessels carrying goods in both directions between Asia and Europe. Egypt says it hopes to be able to dislodge the ship and reopen the canal.

Empire State Building-length ship stuck in Suez Canal

CNN

Mar 24, 2021

A large container ship is stuck in the southern end of the Suez Canal blocking tankers in both directions, according to Tanker Trackers, which monitors vessels through satellite and maritime data.

W.E.B. Du Bois Medal Ceremony 2008


Harvard Kennedy School’s Institute of Politics

Published on Mar 27, 2021

W.E.B. Du Bois Medal Ceremony 2008 Date: Friday, December 12, 2008 – 07:00PM

The 2008 W.E.B. Du Bois medalists are honored for their contributions to American education, philanthropy, arts, journalism, culture, and business.

Malcolm Nance: The Plot To Betray America (Edited Version)


Commonwealth Club of California

Published on Nov 22, 2019

Malcolm Nance is one of the world’s renowned intelligence experts and a popular guest on NBC News and MSNBC. With over 33 years combating radical extremist terrorism, Nance is known for championing human rights, ethical responsibility and cultural awareness in intelligence practices.

In his newest book, The Plot to Betray America: How Team Trump Embraced Our Enemies, Compromised Our Security, and How We Can Fix It, Nance argues that President Trump and his team have conspired to commit the greatest act of treason in the history of the United States: betrayal of the oath of office for personal gain.

The Plot to Betray America contains in-depth interviews with insiders, analysis from intelligence experts, and substantial evidence of Trump’s deep financial ties to Russia. It also provides solutions on how to protect America’s compromised security. Join us for an essential conversation with intelligence and counterterrorism expert Malcolm Nance as he explains how we can still save America’s democracy, security and future.

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Environment, War and Conflict


University of California Television (UCTV)

Published on Mar 27, 2021

(01:38​ – Intro, 02:47​ – War and Public Health, 27:32​ – The Global Refugee Health Crisis, 43:56​ – Climate Change and Human Health in Africa, 1:00:38​ – Lessons from the Human Rights and Humanitarian Experience for Climate Advocates, 1:13:38​ – Q&A) This presentation explores how climate-fueled catastrophic environmental events have, and will increasingly, force mass displacement of populations within and across borders. Notably, as described by the United Nations, refugees, stateless people, and the internally displaced often reside in climate change ‘hotspots’ and may be exposed to secondary displacement. Recorded on 03/02/2021. [4/2021] [Show ID: 36857]

Rwanda President Kagame Blasts the USA for the Tactics they Use to Control Africa

2nacheki

Published on Feb 6, 2021

Rwanda President Paul Kagame blasts Trump Era Former Lieutenant General H.R. McMaster for the Tactics America use to control Africa

Video Source: Hoover Institution

Escobar: The Situation Isn’t At The Border; The Situation Is Outside Of Our Borders | Morning Joe


MSNBC

Published on Mar 25, 2021

Rep. Veronica Escobar, D-Texas, joins Morning Joe to discuss why she says the real border crisis is not at the U.S.-Mexico border but outside of the border. Aired on 03/25/2021.

Global Money Rebellion Action Call


Extinction Rebellion

Streamed live 3 hours ago

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Everyone who is part of or would like to join the Global Money Rebellion actions on 1 April, which targets the political economy via financial institution actions, is invited to this Action Call.

Guest speakers & Money Rebels will discuss why targeting the political economy is so critical, give an overview of the menu of physical and digital actions, answer questions, and offer support. You can take part in this global wave wherever you are: on the street, on the phone, or online, according to your level of safety and comfort.

How regulators are approaching the push for offshore wind


PBS NewsHour

Published on Mar 27, 2021

There are more than a dozen offshore wind projects currently proposed off the U.S. East Coast, which together could power millions of homes. But the proposed projects must balance the need for renewable energy with concerns from and commercial ocean users, like fishermen. For more on how the Biden Administration sees offshore wind, Hari Sreenivasan speaks with Amanda Lefton, the Director of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management.

Deep American Roots of the Atlanta Shootings


RT America

Published on Mar 27, 2021

On the show this week, Chris Hedges discusses with journalist and writer May Jeong the deep American roots of the Atlanta shootings.

May Jeong’s op-ed The Deep American Roots of the Atlanta Shootings – The victims lived at the nexus of race, gender and class, was published in The New York Times on May 19, 2021. https://www.nytimes.com/2021/03/19/op…

Jeong is a writer at Vanity Fair and an Alicia Patterson fellow. She is working on a book about sex work.