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2022-06-10: News Headlines

Editor2 (2022-06-10). How China Strengthened Food Security and Fought Poverty with State-Funded Cooperatives. orinocotribune.com By Joe Scholten &#1 ; | The world faces a food crisis due to war, sanctions, and inflation. China has shown how to strengthen food sovereignty, while fighting poverty, with state-funded agricultural cooperatives, government crackdown on waste, and investment in technology. | The Covid-19 pandemic, the ensuing supply-chain crisis, and high rates of inflation around the world have led to rising food prices and fears of famine. | These cascading and interlocking problems have pushed governments to prioritize economic self-sufficiency and food security. | China is leading the way in this struggle. Beijin…

Staff (2022-06-10). Colombia: Francia Márquez is the Key to Stopping the Fascist Hernández & Winning the Election. orinocotribune.com By Juan Diego Quesada &#1 ; Jun 3, 2022 | Until recently, Gustavo Petro understood politics as a solitary exercise. In his time as congressman he used his position to attack corruption or paramilitarism from the podium. As mayor of Bogota he was criticized by those around him for being reluctant to take the advice of others. Now he has understood that to be the next president of Colombia he needs the help of others, but especially that of Francia Márquez, his vice presidential running mate. | Márquez, an Afro woman who paid for her law studies by working as a maid, has become a phenomenon that has broken all the…

Vijay Prashad (2022-06-10). Land in South Africa Shall Be Shared Among Those Who Work It. dissidentvoice.org Sbongile Tabhethe works in the food garden at eKhenana land occupation in Cato Manor, Durban, 9 June 2020. Credit: New Frame / Mlungisi Mbele In March 2022, United Nations (UN) Secretary-General António Guterres warned of a 'hurricane of hunger' due to the war in Ukraine. Forty-five developing countries, most of them on the African continent, …

Global Research News (2022-06-10). Selected Articles: The War in Ukraine Marks the End of the American Century. "What's Left is a Steaming Pile of Dollar Denominated Debt" globalresearch.ca By It's true. The "full faith and credit" of the US Treasury is …

Silke Otsch, Boris Ginner (2022-06-10). Tax evasion and avoidance and Democracy at a tipping point. indybay.org The biggest losses from tax evasion and avoidance are caused by multinational corporations, followed by wealthy individuals. Sums in the triple-digit billions of up to one trillion. Euros are evaded annually in the EU. Of the global private wealth of around 160 trillion. US dollars, between 21-32 trillion US dollars are undeclared via tax havens…

Binoy Kampmark (2022-06-10). The Australian Labor Party and Julian Assange. greenleft.org.au Asked recently how he would act on his promise to help Julian Assange, Anthony Albanese implied he was working to bring the matter to a close. Binoy Kampmark wonders if he will.

Poor People's Campaign (2022-06-10). Friday 6/17: National Memorial Service for Lives Lost to COVID, Gun Violence, War and Poverty w/ PPC. indybay.org Online via livestream: www.poorpeoplescampaign.org/livestream/ | In-person at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C…

WSWS (2022-06-10). Airport strikes hit Paris and spread across Europe. wsws.org The strike against pay cuts at Charles de Gaulle Airport is part of an international movement of airport workers against low wages, understaffing and unbearable working conditions.

Sasha Abramsky (2022-06-10). High Voter Apathy and Amped-Up Fears About Crime Shaped California Primaries. zcomm.org It's clear that voters have grown increasingly concerned about homelessness, addiction, mental illness and street crime…

Ingo Schmidt (2022-06-10). From Reagan to Trump. indybay.org The 1960s, when incomes rose for almost all workers, ended with a massive wave of strikes. Since the 1980s, the incomes of most Americans have fallen, working hours have risen massively, and job security has become a foreign word. But strikes have been extremely rare.

_____ (2022-06-09). Why does the Taliban Want to Move the Afghan Capital? journal-neo.org As evidenced by information coming from Afghanistan, the situation and socio-economic position in the country is deteriorating. Every second Afghan resident is now suffering from hunger, and in the near future the food situation in the country may worsen further, Secretary of the Russian Security Council Nikolai Patrushev said on May 27 during the fourth …

Amarynth (2022-06-09). Will the Global South break free from dollarized debt? thesaker.is In his latest book, economist Michael Hudson pits socialism against finance capitalism and tears apart the 'dream civilization' imposed by the 1 percent. By Pepe Escobar, posted with the author's…

G. Dunkel (2022-06-09). African famine: the role of sanctions. workers.org When the crops fail after drought in Chad, as happened this year, people are driven to hunt for wild grain and fruit to survive famine, as here in 2016. Chad, in the middle of Africa, is a landlocked country with 16 million people. It is one of the three poorest . . . |

Workers World Party (2022-06-09). PDF of June 9 issue. workers.org Download the PDF. Profit-hungry company lures youth to guns editorial: LGBTQ+ for socialism: 'We want to live!' PRIDE: Class roots of anti‚Äëtrans laws Events challenge police, corporate control, transphobia Labor fights back: Lockout by war profiteers Seattle museum union Boston baristas strike Tear down the walls: Palestine Freedom Tunnel Stop . . . |

Ann Brown (2022-06-09). How America Saddles Families with Big Hospital Bills and Debt When A Family Member Dies There. moguldom.com When someone dies in the hospital the medical debt is often times passed down to the family. And this debt can be overwhelming. Families aren't only saddled with the medical debt of dying in the hospital, but a family can also inherit all of a deceased relative's medical bills. This is why financial advisors encourage …

Isabella (2022-06-09). Visualize This: Donor-Advised Funds As Largest Recipients of Charitable Gifts. inequality.org

SAM (2022-06-09). The 'Secret' That Gets CEOs Rich: Keep Workers Poor. inequality.org

Isabella (2022-06-09). We'll All Need Home Care Someday. inequality.org

Andrew Butler (2022-06-09). Who is Boris Johnson? thecanary.co Behind Boris Johnson's bumbling posh boy persona lies a nasty, ultra-privileged, self-serving, power-hungry political operative who will cling to power no matter the cost to us all. |
| Video transcript | By now, you know that Boris Johnson is a proven liar. Tory MPs may have decided to keep him in the top job, but in this video we want to show the main reasons why he is utterly unqualified to be prime minister, or to hold any kind of authority. | Born in New York in 1964 &#1 ; yes, New York &#1 ; Johnson's family was a wealthy and privileged one. He attended Eton with David Cameron and went on to study at &…

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