US navy fires commander who raised alarm about coronavirus on ship

Walking plank for higher ups who have not acted to protect service members!

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Captain Brett Crozier relieved of his command of the USS Theodore Roosevelt after letter he wrote appealing for help was leaked

The US navy has dismissed the commander of the USS Theodore Roosevelt aircraft carrier, who had raised the alarm about an outbreak of coronavirus on his ship.

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Leaked Border Patrol Memo Tells Agents to Send Migrants Back Immediately — Ignoring Asylum Law — ProPublica

The Trump administration has created numerous obstacles over recent years for migrants to claim asylum and stay in the United States. But it had not — until now — allowed Border Patrol agents to simply expel migrants with no process whatsoever for hearing their claims.

Source: Leaked Border Patrol Memo Tells Agents to Send Migrants Back Immediately — Ignoring Asylum Law — ProPublica

U.S. Navy relieves aircraft carrier commander who wrote letter urging coronavirus action – Reuters

The U.S. Navy on Thursday relieved the commander of the aircraft carrier Theodore Roosevelt, who wrote a scathing letter that leaked to the public asking for stronger measures to control a coronavirus outbreak onboard his warship.

Source: U.S. Navy relieves aircraft carrier commander who wrote letter urging coronavirus action – Reuters

Thrown overboard to protect those protecting themselves but no one else

World War II: When the Government Protected All Essential Workers | Labor Notes

Strikes, work stoppages, and protests this week at Amazon, Instacart, Whole Foods, and other workplaces may not have done much to shut down the nation’s stores and warehouses, but they sent America a very loud and potent message none the less. The thousands of men and women who pick and pack at hundreds of giant fulfillment centers, the millions who stand behind retail
— Read on www.labornotes.org/blogs/2020/04/world-war-ii-when-government-protected-all-essential-workers