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2022-06-28: News Headlines

Labor Video Project (2022-06-28). SLAP At Parker Elementary School Fighting Closures Of Schools & Privatization Oakland Port. indybay.org The Schools and Labor Against Privatization held a BBQ to build solidarity against the closure of Parker Elementary and 10 other Oakland public schools in working class Black and Brown communities. It was also against the privatization of Howard Terminal at the Port of Oakland for a sale to billionaire GAP A's owner John Fisher.

WSWS (2022-06-28). Sri Lankan corporations reap large profits as workers and rural toilers face poverty and starvation. wsws.org The Lanka Hospitals Corporation, one of the largest of the more than 140 private hospitals in Sri Lanka, recorded a 2.8 billion-rupee turn over in the first quarter of this year, a 27 percent increase on the same period last year.

Staff (2022-06-28). Ecuador: Fuel Price Reduction Insufficient, Says CONAIE. orinocotribune.com Monday, June 27, the Confederation of Indigenous Nationalities of Ecuador (CONAIE) rejected President Guillermo Lasso's recent announcement that, in response to the 15-day national strike, the country would reduce the cost of various fuels by 10 cents per gallon. | CONAIE branded the measure as "insufficient and insensitive, since it does not sympathize with the situation of poverty faced by millions of families." CONAIE stated that it would confer with its supporters to formulate a clear position in the coming days. | The organization that has led the protests warned that, despite persecution, criminalization, a…

_____ (2022-06-28). Lessons From Colombia: A Victory For The People. popularresistance.org On June 19, Colombians elected the first leftist president and the first Afro-Colombian vice president in history. This was possible, despite being in a repressive state, because of a strong national social movement that organized an effective national strike in the spring of 2021. Clearing the FOG speaks with Charo Mina Rojas, an Afro-Colombian human rights defender and leader in the 2016 peace process, about this victory, the obstacles they faced and how they will counter efforts by the wealthy class to prevent further progress. Activists in the United States have much to learn from the Colombian people's movem…

WSWS (2022-06-28). Widespread opposition by truck drivers to Teamsters' deal with car-hauling companies. wsws.org Truck drivers, mechanics and other yard workers are currently voting on a three-year contract which would further erode their living standards and working conditions.

____ (2022-06-28). U.S. should be held responsible for creating "debt trap": FM spokesperson. ecns.cn

____ (2022-06-28). Hong Kong youth sees motherland's influence in the UN. ecns.cn A young man from the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) said he has seen China's influence during two years working at the United Nations (UN).

Editor (2022-06-27). CIA, European Commandos Operating on the Ground in Ukraine: NYT. scheerpost.com A handout photo made available by the Ukrainian Presidential Press Service shows Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelensky on his working visit to the eastern Ukrainian conflict zone, 9 April 2021. [Handout photo/EPA/EFE] | By Kyle Anzalone / The New York Times

____ (2022-06-27). (Português) Brasil: A política de ódio e o assassinato do indigenista Bruno e do jornalista Dom. transcend.org 20 Jun 2022 – O assassinato do conhecido indigenista Bruno Pereira e do jornalista inglês Dom Phillips comoveram o país e o mundo. Esse crime só é compreensível no quadro de uma política de ódio e perseguiàßà£o que o atual governo estabeleceu como política normal, atingindo principalmente os povos originários, os negros, os de outra opàßà£o sexual e os pobres em geral.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-06-27). Massacre in Melilla: A Barbaric Crime. libya360.wordpress.com Alejandro López 37 refugees dead, hundreds injured in Spanish-Moroccan police massacre at Melilla border Spain's Socialist Party (PSOE)-Podemos government, working with Moroccan police acting as the European Union's border guards, have carried out a barbaric massacre at the borders of the Spanish enclave of Melilla in Africa. At least 37 migrants were killed and 1 …

_____ (2022-06-27). Israel and the US are Creating a "Middle East Alliance" journal-neo.org According to Israeli Minister of Defense Benny Gantz, Israel and the US have recently been working hard to establish a formal "Middle East air defense alliance." The minister said that the matter would be discussed in depth during US President Joe Biden's visit to Israel, scheduled for July 13-14. At a meeting of the Israeli …

_____ (2022-06-27). Food Insecurity Increases In The US While It Declines In Nicaragua. popularresistance.org In 2018, 48% of U.S.-based churches had their own food-distribution ministry or supported efforts run by other churches or organizations such as food pantries or food banks. | These faith-based ministries, unlike government programs, provide immediate help to hungry people with no requirements. And more than two million people volunteer at a food pantry, soup kitchen, emergency shelter or after-school programs in the U.S., working more than 100 million volunteer hours a year—according to Hunger in America 2014, a study conducted by Feeding America. | This wave of charity recognizes a serious problem in the…

Fight Back (2022-06-27). No safe water, no fans. Wisconsin Teamsters struggle heats up. fightbacknews.org Elm Grove, WI – You might know UPS for their slogan, "What can Brown do for you?" For their employees, the answer is "Not much!" | At the Elm Grove warehouse located just outside Milwaukee, working conditions have never been great. Now with the recent heat wave and a dirty water system, they are noticeably worse. For nearly a month the warehouse has had no potable water safe for humans, meaning workers hope there is enough bottled water to last them through their shift or bring their own water. The bathroom sinks are out of order, with only hand sanitizer to use. This is unsanitary and stands in violation of the…

____ (2022-06-27). Who Is to Blame for Inflation? The Power Brokers of Capitalism. transcend.org 22 Jun 2022 – Inflation as a Political Power Play Gone Wrong – A half-century long strategy, led by corporations, Wall Street, governments, and central banks, is coming undone. As a result, the West's authorities now face an impossible choice: push conglomerates and states into cascading bankruptcies or allow inflation to go unchecked.

____ (2022-06-27). G7: Sowing Hunger, Reaping Profits &#1 ; Our Bread, Our Freedom Campaign. transcend.org 26 Jun 2022 – G7 should stop promoting hunger by design and support movements for Food Sovereignty and Agroecology. The current globalized, industrial agrifood system is a food system that creates hunger by design.

Dana Sanchez (2022-06-27). Former High Flyer Crypto Firm Celsius Hires Advisors To Consider Bankruptcy Filing. moguldom.com Crypto lending platform Celsius Network, which sent shock waves through the market when it froze all withdrawals, swaps and transfers between accounts earlier in June, is considering bankruptcy The company hired restructuring consultants from advisory firm Alvarez & Marsal regarding a possible bankruptcy filing, people familiar with the matter told the Wall Street Journal. Celsius …

____ (2022-06-27). Danilo Dolci (28 Jun 1924 — 30 Dec 1997). transcend.org Alone he stood, faced by hostility of the church, the government, the landowners, and the mafia. Surely, only with a flame of faith in his heart he could face hatred, corruption, brutality, indifference, poverty, dereliction and despair. But he did face them and achieved his victories. He lived on the same level of those he was trying to help, working at grassroots level.

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