Daily Archives: July 4, 2022

2022-07-04: News Headlines

Labor Video Project (2022-07-03). 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.

Staff (2022-07-03). Foreign Minister of Chile Meets Spanish Counterpart, Requests 'Free Elections': Venezuela Responds. orinocotribune.com In Latin America there are different shades of left. One of the lightest is that of Chile, which this Friday, July 1, positioned itself more clearly on the biggest issue that makes political temperatures rise in the region: Venezuela. | On Friday, the foreign affairs minister of Chile, Antonia Urrejola, in a press conference with the Spanish Foreign Affairs Minister José Manuel Albares, made it clear that the administration of Gabriel Boric condemns "the violation of human rights in Venezuela." However, she stressed that President Boric's government is working on a rapprochement with Caracas. Urreola is on an off…

Staff (2022-07-03). Dozens of flights cancelled in French airport strike. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jul. 03 (MNA) — Dozens of flights was cancelled on Saturday at France's busiest airport, amid an ongoing dispute over wages and working conditions.

____ (2022-07-03). Americans face gender gap in shift to remote work: survey. ecns.cn Women in the United States still face inequality amid the shift to remote work, said a recent report by Fortune, citing McKinsey's American Opportunity Survey that polled 25,000 workers.

Toward increased Networking (2022-07-03). Online events with Kate Raworth, Vandana Shiva, Jeremy Corbyn, Yanis Varoufakis & others. indybay.org Here are about a dozen online events taking place over the next week (and starting at 9 am tomorrow, June 29th), featuring people such as Kate Raworth, Vandana Shiva, Bayo Akomolafe, Jeremy Corbyn, Yanis Varoufakis, Erwin Chemerinsky, Deborah Archer and many others. | These events are hosted from various locations all across the country, as well from Canada and the UK (however, the listed times are all for our "Pacific time zone"). Of course, feel free to share this info with others who might be interested in it.

Editor (2022-07-02). Ralph Nader: How Can Dictators Control So Many Millions of People? scheerpost.com By Ralph Nader How do dictators manage for decades to control 1.4 billion (China) or 146 million (Russia) people and on down to other smaller totalitarian regimes? Answer: one power hungry man at the top. Political scientists have written about the various "pillars" sustaining autocratic regimes. Professor Christoph H. Stefes (University of Colorado Denver) focuses …

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