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2022-07-06: News Headlines

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-07-05). Frantz Fanon's Revolutionary Spirit Lives On. libya360.wordpress.com Raj Patel A new collection of essays uses the works of the psychiatrist and radical political philosopher to explore how a community's language and capacity for thought and wit threaten the state. What can a psychiatrist who died 60 years ago offer working-class struggle in the 21st century? Nigel Gibson's Fanon Today: Reason and Revolt…

Editor2 (2022-07-05). Cuba: Technicians Working Day and Night to Solve Energy Grid Crisis. orinocotribune.com By Alejandra Garcia &#1 ; Jun 30, 2022 | Since early 2021, Cuba has been suffering more frequent blackouts amid government efforts to repair the country's thermoelectric power plants. Power cuts typically last three, four, and up to eight hours, and the worst may not be over, as we are entering the hottest time of the year when energy demands are at their highest. | The entire country is following the crisis closely. Every day, reports are given on television from the state-owned electricity company (UNE) that informs the country of the communities that will not have power, either because the blackout was program…

Peoples Dispatch (2022-07-05). IMF releases statement after "significant progress" in talks with Sri Lanka, fuel supplies halted and schools closed. peoplesdispatch.org The lack of fuel has brought the entire nation to a halt and severely affected other sectors — one of them being education. Starting June 20, at least three universities and schools in the main cities have remained closed…

Editor (2022-07-04). Conscientious Objection to Military Taxation. scheerpost.com According to the National Priorities Project, about 25% of our tax dollars go to the Pentagon to finance the men, women, and weaponry that enables the United States military to fight its wars in Iraq, Syria, Somalia, Yemen, and elsewhere. An additional 13.2% goes to pay the national debt much of which was borrowed to pay for war.

Editor (2022-07-04). What Would a Real Opposition Party of the People Do? scheerpost.com By Dave Lindorff / CounterPunch We are currently at the mercy of a cabal of self-righteous Christian zealots with a 6-3 grip on the US Supreme Court and on Congress, thanks to an arcane structure designed by slave-owning wealthy men who handed the power to a Senate dominated by small-state rich people and to their …

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