John Nichols on How “Coronavirus Criminals & Pandemic Profiteers” Hurt World’s Response to COVID-19

This is a rush transcript. Copy may not be in its final form. AMY GOODMAN: This is Democracy Now!, democracynow.org, The War and Peace Report. I’m Amy Goodman. We end today’s show looking at a new book detailing how hundreds of thousands of people died from COVID due to decisions of politicians like Mitch McConnell, …
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Priti Patel’s immigration bill could make the RNLI criminals

Support us and go ad-free Priti Patel’s controversial new immigration bill has thrown up a troubling possibility: that the Royal National Lifeboat Institution’s (RNLI) volunteers could spend life in prison for helping drowning refugees and asylum seekers. The Nationality and Borders Bill As The Canary previously reported: The Nationality and Borders Bill [entered] parliament on …
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Priti Patel wants to make people criminals for trying to escape danger

Support us and go ad-free Priti Patel is set to reveal a new bill shaking up immigration laws to criminalise people arriving in the UK without prior permission. The Nationality and Borders Bill enters parliament on 6 July. The Home Office said its reforms will make it harder for people who enter the UK ‘illegally’ …
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Greek neo-Nazis provoked civil war, seven years later they’re finally declared criminals

A Greek court has ruled that the neo-Nazi party Golden Dawn (GD) is a criminal organisation and that GD supporter Yiorgos Roupakias is guilty of the murder of rapper Pavlov Fyssas. But there remain unanswered questions about the role of the police. And why earlier warnings that GD hoped to provoke a civil war in …
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