2022-06-21: News Headlines

Labor Video Project (2022-06-21). 4,000 S. Africa NUMSA Implats Platinum Workers Strike: NUMSA's Phakamile Majola Reports. indybay.org 4.000 South African NUMSA Implats contract platinum workers have gone on strike against slave labor conditions. These workers are paid much less than regular workers at the company for doing the same work. Contract workers are being used by companies to destroy their benefits and working conditions.

Strike Debt Bay Area (2022-06-21). Saturday 7/16: Strike Debt Bay Area Book Group: The Red Deal – Indigenous Action to Save Our Earth. indybay.org Email strike.debt.bay.area@gmail.com a few days beforehand for the the online invite.

Editor (2022-06-20). 100 Million people in America are saddled with health care debt. mronline.org To calculate the true extent and burden of this debt, the KHN-NPR investigation draws on a nationwide poll conducted by KFF for this project. The poll was designed to capture not just bills patients couldn't afford, but other borrowing used to pay for health care as well.

Rqorinoco (2022-06-20). Honduras: Xiomara Castro's Government, Advancing Along a Mined Road. orinocotribune.com By Giorgio Trucchi — Jun 15, 2022 | On January 27, Xiomara Castro took office as president of Honduras. It was a vibrant speech in which she made it clear that she was going to receive a country in bankruptcy, plundered, with a debt totaling more than 20 billion dollars, and with a clientelist structure practically intact of corruption and impunity, which in the last 12 years has been taking over public and private spaces. | A people devastated by poverty — almost 74% of the population and with % in absolute misery — and hopelessness. A growing number of people looking northward, not so much at…

Kurt Nimmo (2022-06-20). Biden Tells Americans to Sacrifice for the Nazis of Ukraine. globalresearch.ca Back in February, when Russia went into Ukraine to denazify and disarm the country, the corporate media declared brave and patriotic Ukrainians would push the Russians out and eventually retake Crimea and the Donbas. In order to do this, we …

Eva Bartlett (2022-06-20). Western Media and Politicians Prefer to Ignore the Truth about Civilians Killed in Donetsk Shelling. globalresearch.ca When Kiev's guilt in attacks on a maternity hospital cannot be denied, it's simply brushed under the carpet | Following intense Ukrainian shelling of Donetsk on June 13, some Western media sources, in tandem with outlets in Kiev, unsurprisingly claimed that …

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-06-20). China's Long War on Poverty. libya360.wordpress.com Carlos Martinez In late 2020, the Chinese government announced that its goal of eliminating extreme poverty by 2021 (the centenary of the founding of the Communist Party of China) had been met. At the start of the targeted poverty alleviation program in 2014, just under 100 million people were identified as living below the poverty…

_____ (2022-06-20). Colombia's First Ever Left-Wing President: What Does It mean? popularresistance.org Gustavo Petro won Colombia's presidential election on June 19. This will make him the first left-wing leader in the South American nation's history. | In the video, podcast, and written analysis below, Multipolarista editor Benjamin Norton discusses Petro's historic victory, what it means for Colombia, Latin America, and the world, and how difficult it will be for him to govern. | Gustavo Petro won the first round of Colombia's presidential election on May 29. In the second round, he defeated far-right candidate Rodolfo Hernández, a real estate mogul with an estimated $100 million in wealth. | Petro previously se…

Chris Hedges (2022-06-20). Chris Hedges: The Triumph of Death. mintpressnews.com It is hard to be sanguine about the future. The breakdown of the ecosystem is well documented. So is the refusal of the global ruling elite to pursue measures that might mitigate the devastation. We accelerate the extraction of fossil fuels, wallow in profligate consumption, including our consumption of livestock, and make new wars as if we are gripped by a Freudian death wish. The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse — Conquest, War, Famine and Death — gallop into the 21st century. | Those who rule, servants of corporations and the global billionaire class, accompany the suicidal folly by cementing into p…

Park Min-hee (2022-06-20). "Global NATO": Upcoming Summit Intended to Transform the "Atlantic Alliance". New "Strategic Concept" Envisaged. globalresearch.ca Special "partner nations" have been invited to the NATO summit to be held in Madrid, Spain, from June 29-30. In addition to the leaders of the 30 NATO member states, the leaders of South Korea, Japan, Australia, and New Zealand…

_____ (2022-06-20). Congress Lets School Lunch Program Expire As It Increases Military Budget. popularresistance.org Rebecca Wood didn't realize she was food insecure until she wasn't anymore. She credits the U.S. Department of Agriculture for that. | Since March 2020, when the pandemic hit, the USDA has issued waivers to expand school lunch programs. This $11 billion program provided a vital lifeline to working families who were struggling to feed their kids during the pandemic, even when schools were out during the summer. | Before the vouchers were issued, Wood struggled paying off her 10-year-old daughter's school lunch debt. | "Each pay period, I dumped a portion of my paycheck into my daughter Charlie's school meal accoun…

Tanupriya Singh (2022-06-20). "Fight poverty, not the poor!": Thousands rally in Washington DC. peoplesdispatch.org Labor unions, civil society and religious groups joined the Poor People's Campaign on June 18 to demand justice and redressal for the 140 million people in the US facing poverty and growing insecurity…

_____ (2022-06-20). Palestine Action Permanently Shut Down Israeli Arms Firm's London HQ. popularresistance.org Recently, police told Palestine Action activists who were under arrest, that Elbit was abandoning its London Headquarters at 77 Kingsway. Security at the company's entrance told Samantha Asumadu, a freelance journalist, working for the Big Issue, that Elbit was not at the site and they had never heard of them. The front desk also confirmed that the Israeli arms firm were not there and even denied the company ever was, despite it being well known that Elbit was leasing the sixth floor for many years. A separate security guard confirmed to another source that Elbit had indeed left the building. | This makes 77 King…

_____ (2022-06-20). The AFL-CIO's Official New Goal: Continued Decline. popularresistance.org The single best measurement of the strength of labor unions is union density‚Äâ—‚Äâthe percentage of the total workforce that is unionized. Nothing makes the crushing decline of unions in America more intelligible than the fact that at their height in the mid-20th century, one in three workers was a union member, and today, scarcely one in 10 is. All of the downstream damages to the working class‚Äâ—‚Äâlower relative wages, higher economic inequality, less political power‚Äâ—‚Äâflow from this de…

Juliana Musheyev (2022-06-20). Escondido, CA mayor responds to protests against eviction. liberationnews.org On June 6 dozens of community members called and emailed Escondido mayor Paul McNamara to demand that the eviction be stopped or the city intervene to ensure that the residents do not end up homeless.

Moderator (2022-06-20). Hedges: The Triumph of Death. scheerpost.com Original illustration by Mr. Fish — "The Four Horseman" | By Chris Hedges / Special to ScheerPost | It is hard to be sanguine about the future. The breakdown of the ecosystem is well documented. So is the refusal of the global ruling elite to pursue measures that might mitigate the devastation. We accelerate the extraction of fossil fuels, wallow in profligate consumption, including our consumption of livestock, and make new wars as if we are gripped by a Freudian death wish. The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse — Conquest, War, Famine and Death — gallop into the 21rst century. | Those who rul…

Isabella (2022-06-20). A Pastor Marches for A Moral, Equitable Economy for All. inequality.org

_____ (2022-06-20). The Future of the British Monarchy in Australia. journal-neo.org In 1952, Elizabeth II became Queen of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, as well as the head of the Commonwealth of Nations, the 54 members of which include Australia. On June 2, 2022, large-scale celebrations dedicated to the 70th anniversary of the coronation of Elizabeth II were held in the UK. And Australian Prime Minister …

Dave DeCamp (2022-06-20). Report: US Secretly Reviews and Approves Many Israeli Airstrikes in Syria. globalresearch.ca According to a report

WSWS (2022-06-20). Vote NO on the Providence St. Vincent sellout contract! Build rank-and-file committees to fight for safe staffing, good wages and benefits! wsws.org The agreement will worsen cuts to real wages, erode benefits and maintain dangerous understaffing and unbearable working conditions.

Michael Snyder (2022-06-20). If The Streets Of America Are This Chaotic Now, What Will They Be Like When Things Really Start Hitting The Fan? globalresearch.ca If you are not alarmed by what is happening to our largest cities, you should check to see if you still have a pulse. Once upon a time, the beautiful new cities that our forefathers constructed were the envy of …

Pepe Escobar (2022-06-20). St. Petersburg 2022 Forum Sets the Stage for the "War of Economic Corridors" globalresearch.ca The St. Petersburg in 2022 is even more crucial as it directly connects …

Jacob G. Hornberger (2022-06-20). An Endless Stream of Scary Official Enemies. globalresearch.ca Any government that is a national-security state needs big official enemies — scary ones, ones that will cause the citizenry to continue supporting not only the continued existence of a national-security state form of government but also ever-growing budgets for …

____ (2022-06-20). Please Pitch in to Avoid TMS Bankruptcy. transcend.org With TMS funds depleted, we must pay the bills from our own pockets. It is discouraging after 24 years of making a difference. As donations dwindle, it gets harder to keep up the struggle. Please do your part. Thank you.

The Expose (2022-06-20). W.H.O to declare Public Health Emergency of International Concern over COVID Vaccine-Induced Shingles (Monkeypox). globalresearch.ca The World Health Organization is set to declare a Public Health Emergency of International Concern by the end of June 2022 over Covid-19 vaccine-induced shingles which all member states including the USA, the UK, Australia, Canada, New Zealand and Europe …

____ (2022-06-20). Will the Global South Break Free from Dollarized Debt? transcend.org 9 Jun 2022 – In his latest book, economist Michael Hudson pits socialism against finance capitalism and tears apart the 'dream civilization' imposed by the 1 percent.

____ (2022-06-20). Gustavo Petro Wins Colombian Election, Makes History as Country's First Leftist President. transcend.org 20 Jun 2022 – A former rebel and longtime legislator won Colombia's presidential election yesterday, galvanizing voters frustrated by decades of poverty and inequality under conservative leaders.

WSWS (2022-06-20). Sickout cripples New Jersey commuter rail service. wsws.org The job action on Friday signals a growing determination among transit workers for a counteroffensive against lost wages and deteriorating working conditions.

____ (2022-06-20). Is There Life After Death? transcend.org 16 Jun 2022 – A review of 'James and Whitehead on Life after Death' by David Ray Griffin – The meaning of death, and whether humans do or do not survive it in some form, has always obsessed people, from the average person to the great artists and thinkers. Death is the mother of philosophy and all the arts and sciences.

WSWS (2022-06-20). Papua New Guinea election campaign amid escalating crises. wsws.org While none of the contesting parties is addressing the burning issues facing the working class and rural poor, election-related violence is erupting.

_____ (2022-06-19). March Protests Union-Busters. popularresistance.org The June 7 Starbucks union win in Memphis, Tennessee, showed that the bosses' tried-and-true, union-busting tactics aren't working like they used to. In the face of the February racist firing of the Memphis 7, election tampering by the bosses and constant anti-union interference, workers at that store still voted 11-3 for the union. | Workers' victories at Starbucks, Amazon and other workplaces are happening in the face of anti-union retaliation campaigns, with more firings and cuts in workers' hours and benefits. | That's why activists with Workers Assembly Against Racism (WAAR) hit the streets June 9 with a 'Ma…

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2022-06-20: News Headlines

Editor (2022-06-20). 100 Million people in America are saddled with health care debt. mronline.org To calculate the true extent and burden of this debt, the KHN-NPR investigation draws on a nationwide poll conducted by KFF for this project. The poll was designed to capture not just bills patients couldn't afford, but other borrowing used to pay for health care as well.

Rqorinoco (2022-06-20). Honduras: Xiomara Castro's Government, Advancing Along a Mined Road. orinocotribune.com By Giorgio Trucchi — Jun 15, 2022 | On January 27, Xiomara Castro took office as president of Honduras. It was a vibrant speech in which she made it clear that she was going to receive a country in bankruptcy, plundered, with a debt totaling more than 20 billion dollars, and with a clientelist structure practically intact of corruption and impunity, which in the last 12 years has been taking over public and private spaces. | A people devastated by poverty — almost 74% of the population and with % in absolute misery — and hopelessness. A growing number of people looking northward, not so much at…

Juliana Musheyev (2022-06-20). Escondido, CA mayor responds to protests against eviction. liberationnews.org On June 6 dozens of community members called and emailed Escondido mayor Paul McNamara to demand that the eviction be stopped or the city intervene to ensure that the residents do not end up homeless.

Moderator (2022-06-20). Hedges: The Triumph of Death. scheerpost.com Original illustration by Mr. Fish — "The Four Horseman" | By Chris Hedges / Special to ScheerPost | It is hard to be sanguine about the future. The breakdown of the ecosystem is well documented. So is the refusal of the global ruling elite to pursue measures that might mitigate the devastation. We accelerate the extraction of fossil fuels, wallow in profligate consumption, including our consumption of livestock, and make new wars as if we are gripped by a Freudian death wish. The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse — Conquest, War, Famine and Death — gallop into the 21rst century. | Those who rul…

WSWS (2022-06-20). Sickout cripples New Jersey commuter rail service. wsws.org The job action on Friday signals a growing determination among transit workers for a counteroffensive against lost wages and deteriorating working conditions.

Strike Debt Bay Area (2022-06-20). Saturday 7/16: Strike Debt Bay Area Book Group: The Red Deal – Indigenous Action to Save Our Earth. indybay.org Email strike.debt.bay.area@gmail.com a few days beforehand for the the online invite.

WSWS (2022-06-20). Papua New Guinea election campaign amid escalating crises. wsws.org While none of the contesting parties is addressing the burning issues facing the working class and rural poor, election-related violence is erupting.

____ (2022-06-19). Horn of Africa could face 'unprecedented' food insecurity in 2023, WFP warns. ecns.cn The Horn of Africa could face "unprecedented food unavailability problems" in 2023 due to ongoing drought and food supply shortages caused by the Russia-Ukraine conflict, David Beasley Executive Director of the UN World Food Program (WFP) has warned.

_____ (2022-06-19). March Protests Union-Busters. popularresistance.org The June 7 Starbucks union win in Memphis, Tennessee, showed that the bosses' tried-and-true, union-busting tactics aren't working like they used to. In the face of the February racist firing of the Memphis 7, election tampering by the bosses and constant anti-union interference, workers at that store still voted 11-3 for the union. | Workers' victories at Starbucks, Amazon and other workplaces are happening in the face of anti-union retaliation campaigns, with more firings and cuts in workers' hours and benefits. | That's why activists with Workers Assembly Against Racism (WAAR) hit the streets June 9 with a 'Ma…

Peoples Dispatch (2022-06-19). Daily Round-up | WTO Ministerial meet falls short and more stories. peoplesdispatch.org In this episode, we bring you developments from the World Trade Organization Ministerial, protests for abortion rights in Malta, the agitation against the Omnibus law in Indonesia, and environmental degradation in Brazil…

Dr. Russell Blaylock (2022-06-19). The COVID Pandemic and the mRNA Vaccine: What Is the Truth? Dr. Russell L. Blaylock. globalresearch.ca The COVID-19 pandemic is one of the most manipulated infectious disease events in history. Official lies in an unending stream led by government bureaucracies, medical associations, medical boards, the media, and UN agencies.

Dra. Naomi Wolf (2022-06-19). Queridos amigos, lamento anunciar un genocidio: Dra. Naomi Wolf sobre el "Informe confidencial" de Pfizer. globalizacion.ca He estado en silencio durante algunas semanas. Perdóname. | La verdad es que me he quedado casi sin palabras —o el equivalente literario de eso— porque recientemente he tenido la poco envidiable tarea de tratar de anunciar al mundo que en…

Maxbrichta (2022-06-18). The European Central Bank is Trapped. Here's Why. scheerpost.com By Lyn Alden / Several of the major central banks are stuck in a trap of their own making. | This includes the US Federal Reserve, the Bank of Japan, the European Central Bank, and others. | The credit-based global financial system we have constructed and participated in over the past century has to continually grow or die. It's like a game of musical chairs that we have to keep adding people and chairs to in order for it to never stop. | This is because cumulative debts are far larger than the total currency supply, meaning there are more clai…

Editor (2022-06-18). Migrant Children Jailed in Inhumane Conditions Under Biden. scheerpost.com By Anna Flagg and Julia Preston / During their harrowing journey from Venezuela to the Texas border, the three Zaragoza children liked to imagine the refuge they would find when they reached the United States, a place where they would finally be free from hunger and police harassment and could simply be kids. | Instead, when they reached the border in March, they were detained — dirty with mud from the Rio Grande and shivering with cold — in frigid cinder block cells. They spent sleepless nights…

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2022-06-19: News Headlines

____ (2022-06-19). Horn of Africa could face 'unprecedented' food insecurity in 2023, WFP warns. ecns.cn The Horn of Africa could face "unprecedented food unavailability problems" in 2023 due to ongoing drought and food supply shortages caused by the Russia-Ukraine conflict, David Beasley Executive Director of the UN World Food Program (WFP) has warned.

Maxbrichta (2022-06-18). The European Central Bank is Trapped. Here's Why. scheerpost.com By Lyn Alden / Several of the major central banks are stuck in a trap of their own making. | This includes the US Federal Reserve, the Bank of Japan, the European Central Bank, and others. | The credit-based global financial system we have constructed and participated in over the past century has to continually grow or die. It's like a game of musical chairs that we have to keep adding people and chairs to in order for it to never stop. | This is because cumulative debts are far larger than the total currency supply, meaning there are more clai…

_____ (2022-06-18). New Global Movement Against Capitalism And For Socialism. popularresistance.org Working class communities around the world are organizing against capitalism. They are also forging a new international movement of solidarity and cooperation in the International People's Assembly. How can organizers build international unity, and oppose the tools used by the ruling class to divide and defeat the popular movements that are expanding democracy while fighting to save the planet? | Brian is joined at the People's Summit for Democracy by Stephanie Weatherbee Brito with the International Peoples' Assembly.

Anonymous811 (2022-06-18). Crisis In Ecuador: Social Protests Stop Oil Production. southfront.org Leonidas Isa | Ecuador constantly faces a variety of problems, which is quite typical for a country in Latin America. This time, the most unique and urgent issues are the energy and social ones; these problems are not something new for Ecuador but are quite commonplace. In Ecuador, oil wells have recently stopped working. There have been these precedents before. The second problem is the Indian issue, which the government has not been able to solve for decades. | The main oil company of Ecuador, PetroOriental, said that…

Roger D. Harris (2022-06-18). Summit of the Americas Flops While Workers Summit Exposes Cracks in the Imperial Faàßade. orinocotribune.com By Roger D. Harris &#1 ; Jun 15, 2022 | Valentín, the man next to us in line as we made our way across the international border, asked what we had been doing in Tijuana. We had been at the Valentín, who had been born in Mexico and spent most of his working…

Editor (2022-06-18). Migrant Children Jailed in Inhumane Conditions Under Biden. scheerpost.com By Anna Flagg and Julia Preston / During their harrowing journey from Venezuela to the Texas border, the three Zaragoza children liked to imagine the refuge they would find when they reached the United States, a place where they would finally be free from hunger and police harassment and could simply be kids. | Instead, when they reached the border in March, they were detained — dirty with mud from the Rio Grande and shivering with cold — in frigid cinder block cells. They spent sleepless nights…

WSWS (2022-06-18). Facing poverty and starvation, Sri Lankan mother of three attempts to take her own life. wsws.org The tragic suicide attempt by a 33-year-old former garment worker and mother of three is an another exposure of the desperate situation facing the oppressed masses across the Indian Ocean island nation.

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2022-06-18: News Headlines

____ (2022-06-18). Horn of Africa could face 'unprecedented' food insecurity in 2023, WFP warns. ecns.cn The Horn of Africa could face "unprecedented food unavailability problems" in 2023 due to ongoing drought and food supply shortages caused by the Russia-Ukraine conflict, David Beasley Executive Director of the UN World Food Program (WFP) has warned.

Anonymous811 (2022-06-18). Crisis In Ecuador: Social Protests Stop Oil Production. southfront.org Leonidas Isa | Ecuador constantly faces a variety of problems, which is quite typical for a country in Latin America. This time, the most unique and urgent issues are the energy and social ones; these problems are not something new for Ecuador but are quite commonplace. In Ecuador, oil wells have recently stopped working. There have been these precedents before. The second problem is the Indian issue, which the government has not been able to solve for decades. | The main oil company of Ecuador, PetroOriental, said that…

Roger D. Harris (2022-06-18). Summit of the Americas Flops While Workers Summit Exposes Cracks in the Imperial Faàßade. orinocotribune.com By Roger D. Harris &#1 ; Jun 15, 2022 | Valentín, the man next to us in line as we made our way across the international border, asked what we had been doing in Tijuana. We had been at the Valentín, who had been born in Mexico and spent most of his working…

Staff (2022-06-17). NATO allies working actively to accommodate Turkey's diktat: Stoltenberg. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Daily SabahJune 17, 2022 'NATO allies working actively to address Turkey's concerns' NATO allies take Turkey's "legitimate concerns" related to the fight against terrorism seriously in the context of Sweden's and Finland's membership applications, the security bloc's chief said Thursday, assuring that alliance members are working "actively to find a solution." Speaking at a news …

Maxbrichta (2022-06-17). If Poverty Is a Moral Issue, Then the U.S. Is Bankrupt. scheerpost.com By Sonali Kolhatkar / Newspaper headlines are warning of

_____ (2022-06-17). Summit Of The Americas Flops While Workers Summit Exposes Cracks In Imperial Faàßade. popularresistance.org Valentín, the man next to us in line as we made our way across the international border, asked what we had been doing in Tijuana. We had been at the Workers Summit of the Americas, organized as an alternative to Biden's Summit of the Americas in Los Angeles. Our summit was as a place where countries besieged by and barred from the US could participate and was held in cooperation with a kindred counter-summit in Los Angeles. | Valentín, who had been born in Mexico and spent most of his working life in the United States, had seen the border from both perspectives. He commented about Biden's summit that although the…

Staff (2022-06-17). Russian Mir Payment System to be Operational in Venezuela this Year. orinocotribune.com According to information that the president of the Central Bank of Venezuelan, Calixto José Ortega Sánchez, shared with Sputnik News, Venezuelan officials expect the Russian Mir payment system to be operational in the South American country as early as this year. | "We have the will for this system to be working this year if possible. I think that the most important thing is to have the will, that is what at this moment is determining the speed with which the project is being reviewed," said Ortega Sánchez during the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF). | He specified that tomorrow, on Friday, Jun…

Aidan Smith (2022-06-17). The Big Tech Antitrust Battle Is A Fight For Democracy. commondreams.org There's a serious possibility that Big Tech's scorched Earth campaign to stop anything akin to real industry oversight or reform will end up working.

Ediz Tiyansan (2022-06-17). California's Palm Springs expected to face more days with extreme heat. america.cgtn.com Palm Springs, often referred to as California's playground for the wealthy, could become uninhabitable by the end of the century, as the number of extreme heat days is projected to increase as much as 1 percent. One meteorologist said the increasing frequency and intensity …

Dan Williams (2022-06-17). Bryce Weiler working to inspire and help others with disabilities. america.cgtn.com Sports often provide moments that inspire us all, be it incredible athletic achievements or success against the odds in the face of adversity. The story of American Bryce Weiler falls into the second category and he is also working hard to help others achieve their …

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2022-06-17: News Headlines

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-17). Updated Mayo Clinic recommendations for infant formula shortage. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Since the outbreak of COVID-19, there have been significant shortages of infant formulas in some stores, largely caused by supply chain issues, as well as a recent recall of several contaminated baby formula products. While this unfortunate crisis continues to impact thousands of caregivers needing to feed their babies, Mayo Clinic continues to offer advice on safe alternatives in the short term to patients. Alternative formula options For most infants, it is OK to switch…

TeleSUR, hvh, JDO (2022-06-17). Tres de cada diez familias en Costa Rica viven en la pobreza. telesurtv.net Las zonas rurales presentan un panorama más negativo, puesto que el 34,8 por ciento de los hogares están en pobreza.

WSWS (2022-06-17). New Zealand: Change of police minister signals shift to the right. wsws.org Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has promised that the new police minister will lead a crackdown on "youth offending" and gangs. The Labour government is expanding the police in preparation to suppress working class opposition to record levels of inequality.

____ (2022-06-16). Experts call for more cooperation with China to revitalize Pakistan's agriculture sector. ecns.cn As Pakistan's agriculture sector remained crucial for the country's economic growth, experts and scientists said that enhanced cooperation with China under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) can help revitalize the country's agriculture sector and combat the challenge of food insecurity.

WSWS (2022-06-17). To oppose IMF austerity, Sri Lankan workers must draw the lessons of past two months of popular uprising. wsws.org The SEP joined the mass struggles including the general strikes exposing the treacherous role of the trade unions and explaining the urgency of working class intervention as an independent political force with its own solution to the social catastrophe.

Peter Koenig (2022-06-16). Kissinger y la guerra en Ucrania: El mensajero y el amo. globalizacion.ca Cuando Henry Kissinger sorprendió al mundo con su discurso en el reciente Foro Económico Mundial (FEM) en Davos (22-26 de mayo de 2022), diciéndole al presidente de Ucrania, Zelenskyy, que tenía que hacer alguna concesión a cambio de la paz,…

Jason Ditz (2022-06-16). US Ramps Up Iran Sanctions as Hope for Talks Fade. news.antiwar.com With Iran nuclear talks stalled, the US Treasury Department is once again announcing a new round of sanctions targeting Iran's oil and gas industry. | The sanctions hit three Iranian companies, Six companies, two from Hong Kong and four from the UAE, were sanctioned for working with Triliance, and two of their brokers, Jingfeng Gao and Mohammed Shaheed Ruknoddin Bhore, we…

Ola Mousa (2022-06-16). Danger doesn't stop children from working in Gaza's dumps. electronicintifada.net Waste collectors rely on meager incomes to avoid starvation.

_____ (2022-06-16). 100 Million People in America Are Saddled With Health Care Debt. popularresistance.org An investigation by KHN and NPR shows more than 100 million people in America, including 41% of adults, are beset by a health care system that is systematically pushing patients into debt on a mass scale. The investigation reveals a problem that, despite new attention from the White House and Congress, is far more pervasive than previously reported. That is because much of the debt that patients accrue is hidden as credit card balances, loans from family, or payment plans to hospitals and other medical providers. | To calculate the true extent and burden of this debt, the KHN-NPR investigation draws on a nationwi…

_____ (2022-06-16). 100 Million People In The US Are Saddled With Health Care Debt. popularresistance.org Elizabeth Woodruff drained her retirement account and took on three jobs after she and her husband were sued for nearly $10,000 by the New York hospital where his infected leg was amputated. | Ariane Buck, a young father in Arizona who sells health insurance, couldn't make an appointment with his doctor for a dangerous intestinal infection because the office said he had outstanding bills. | Allyson Ward and her husband loaded up credit cards, borrowed from relatives, and delayed repaying student loans after the premature birth of their twins left them with $80,000 in debt. Ward, a nurse practitioner, took on extr…

_____ (2022-06-16). 3 Anti-Inflation Alternatives to Raising Interest Rates. popularresistance.org A deafening silence defines "debates" among U.S. leaders about stopping or slowing today's inflation. Alternatives to the Federal Reserve's raising of interest rates and curtailing money supply growth are ignored. It's as if there were no other ways to rein in price increases except to add more interest costs to the already excess debts of workers and small and medium businesses. Were the last two and a half years of the deadly Covid-19 pandemic, plus the economic crash of 2020, not sufficient enough burdens on Americans without piling on the additional burden of inflation that has been imposed by U.S. capitalism…

_____ (2022-06-16). Final Declaration Of The Workers' Summit Of The Americas. popularresistance.org We, representatives of Trade Union, Peasant, Political and Social organizations, gathered in Tijuana — Mexico, June 10-12, 2022, on the occasion of the realization of the Summit of the Americas of the Working Men and Women Workers, in immediate response to the exclusion of Venezuela, Cuba, and Nicaragua imposed by the Government of the United States. | There is a systemic and structural crisis of capitalism in its imperialist phase. It is in itself a civilizational crisis. The capitalist economic model and its political arm neoliberalism, as well as its modern cultural foundation, have put the planet's life…

Editor (2022-06-16). The Rotten Roots of the IMF and the World Bank. scheerpost.com By Daniel Steinmetz-Jenkins / The International Monetary Fund and the World Bank have long been criticized for the onerous influence they exert over the domestic policies of many states. Especially since the 1990s, they have been excoriated for imposing policies—such as structural adjustment reforms and austerity measures—on client states that deepen inequality in the Global South, which, in turn, benefits the powerful countries of the Global North. How do we understand the struct…

Grace Woods (2022-06-16). Horrific conditions at NYC Rikers jail expose criminalization of poverty, capitalist greed. liberationnews.org The system of mass incarceration can be depicted no better than at Rikers Island—it is a manifestation of capital's drive toward maximizing profit that thrives and relies on racism, brutality, and the criminalization of poverty.

SAM (2022-06-16). The Climate Case for Taxing Wealth. inequality.org

SAM (2022-06-16). Can We Ever Retire to Greater Equality? inequality.org

WSWS (2022-06-16). Socialist Equality Party meeting discusses crisis of Australia's two-party system and the way forward for the working class. wsws.org The livestreamed event provided a much-appreciated forum for democratic discussion about the election result, Labor's right-wing program, and the class battles now unfolding in Australia and internationally.

David Giesen (2022-06-16). Sunday 7/3: Fulfilling the Promise of America, a symposium. indybay.org ZOOM video meet: | zoom.us/j/94131824284?pwd=RzI0ZEY1eEkrbkxFemNOMHFHbUZXZz09

United We Dream (2022-06-16). Wednesday 6/15: DACA Tenth Anniversary: Then, Now and Beyond! Celebration & Action Rally. indybay.org Virtual celebration & action rally…

Khubaka, Michael Harris (2022-06-16). 2022 California Juneteenth – National Freedom Day. indybay.org In the coming years over 100 California cities with @100,000+ residents will begin to discover our unique California Juneteenth Legacy, helping manifest equity and greater inclusion throughout the 5th largest economy in the world. Today, "Mining for Freedom" or the authentic "Golden Legacy" of our California USCT who fought, bleed and died for freedom is a fierce debate impacting future generation.

United We Dream (2022-06-16). Wednesday 6/15: DACA Décimo Aniversario – °Antes, Ahora y Más Allá! Celebración y Reuinon para la Acción. indybay.org Virtual celebration & action rally…

WSWS (2022-06-16). Workers Struggles: Europe, Middle East & Africa. wsws.org National public sector strike in Tunisia over pay and conditions; Second Belgium national strike this year called over cost-of-living crisis; Czech public sector unions declare strike alert over wages; EasyJet cabin crew strike at Berlin airport, Germany; Pilots at Scandinavian airline SAS strike threat over wages; Ryanair cabin crew in Spain to strike over pay and conditions; Ballot of 40,000 UK telecom workers begins over pay deal; Further Education lecturers in 33 colleges in England ballot over pay and working conditions; Stoppages by bus drivers in Palestinian West Bank over working conditions…

La Peña (2022-06-16). Friday 6/17: Baila Community Dance Party. indybay.org La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705…

TeleSUR, jm, JGN, SH (2022-06-16). La infancia en àÅfrica se debate entre el conflicto y la pobreza. telesurtv.net Los niños en África viven una infancia rodeada de adversidades y retos desde muy temprana edad que van más allá de simples trivialidades.

Freedom Socialist Party (2022-06-16). Wednesday 6/15: Labor History: A key to unlocking workers' power today. indybay.org Online via Zoom | To register: bit.ly/FSFD-Labor

Alasdair Baverstock (2022-06-15). Challenges for the return migration in El Salvador. america.cgtn.com Over ,000 migrants returned to El Salvador last year and most of them never reaching the U.S. But without local solutions to the root causes of unemployment, poverty and violence the majority start back on the migrant trail.

David Sirota (2022-06-15). LISTEN: The Fed Is Trying To Crush You. levernews.com On this week's Lever Time, host David Sirota is joined by The Lever's Julia Rock and Roosevelt Institute economist JW Mason for a deep dive into the Federal Reserve's move to address inflation by trying to crush workers' wages. Mason argues that such a decision isn't dispassionate, but instead a highly ideological move that sides with the wealthy and corporations. He also reviews alternative ways to combat inflation that would shield workers from the most acute pain.   | Listen to the podcast here.

Deweylaura (2022-06-15). Hello Comrade project travels to Chile. cpusa.org "Hello Comrade" is a new project that works under CPUSA's International Department. The goal is to travel to countries around the world and not only document important advances made by Marxist parties but also try to capture how it feels, tastes, and smells to be a party activist working at the most grassroots level. …

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2022-06-16: News Headlines

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-16). Updated Mayo Clinic recommendations for infant formula shortage. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Since the outbreak of COVID-19, there have been significant shortages of infant formulas in some stores, largely caused by supply chain issues, as well as a recent recall of several contaminated baby formula products. While this unfortunate crisis continues to impact thousands of caregivers needing to feed their babies, Mayo Clinic continues to offer advice on safe alternatives in the short term to patients. Alternative formula options For most infants, it is OK to switch…

Ola Mousa (2022-06-16). Danger doesn't stop children from working in Gaza's dumps. electronicintifada.net Waste collectors rely on meager incomes to avoid starvation.

SAM (2022-06-16). The Climate Case for Taxing Wealth. inequality.org

La Peña (2022-06-16). Friday 6/17: Baila Community Dance Party. indybay.org La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705…

Freedom Socialist Party (2022-06-16). Wednesday 6/15: Labor History: A key to unlocking workers' power today. indybay.org Online via Zoom | To register: bit.ly/FSFD-Labor

WSWS (2022-06-16). Socialist Equality Party meeting discusses crisis of Australia's two-party system and the way forward for the working class. wsws.org The livestreamed event provided a much-appreciated forum for democratic discussion about the election result, Labor's right-wing program, and the class battles now unfolding in Australia and internationally.

Khubaka, Michael Harris (2022-06-16). 2022 California Juneteenth – National Freedom Day. indybay.org In the coming years over 100 California cities with @100,000+ residents will begin to discover our unique California Juneteenth Legacy, helping manifest equity and greater inclusion throughout the 5th largest economy in the world. Today, "Mining for Freedom" or the authentic "Golden Legacy" of our California USCT who fought, bleed and died for freedom is a fierce debate impacting future generation.

David Giesen (2022-06-16). Sunday 7/3: Fulfilling the Promise of America, a symposium. indybay.org ZOOM video meet: | zoom.us/j/94131824284?pwd=RzI0ZEY1eEkrbkxFemNOMHFHbUZXZz09

TeleSUR, jm, JGN, SH (2022-06-16). La infancia en àÅfrica se debate entre el conflicto y la pobreza. telesurtv.net Los niños en África viven una infancia rodeada de adversidades y retos desde muy temprana edad que van más allá de simples trivialidades.

United We Dream (2022-06-16). Wednesday 6/15: DACA Tenth Anniversary: Then, Now and Beyond! Celebration & Action Rally. indybay.org Virtual celebration & action rally…

United We Dream (2022-06-16). Wednesday 6/15: DACA Décimo Aniversario – °Antes, Ahora y Más Allá! Celebración y Reuinon para la Acción. indybay.org Virtual celebration & action rally…

WSWS (2022-06-15). Somalia pushed closer to famine by US/NATO sanctions on Russia, international speculation and drought. wsws.org Despite the gravity of the crisis, the US, other major powers and financial institutions have ignored the UN's humanitarian appeal as they turn their attention and resources to the war in Ukraine.

Tony Murphy (2022-06-15). March protests union-busters. workers.org New York City The June 7 Starbucks union win in Memphis, Tennessee, showed that the bosses' tried-and-true, union-busting tactics aren't working like they used to. In the face of the February racist firing of the Memphis 7, election tampering by the bosses and constant anti-union interference, workers at that store . . . |

Tony Murphy (2022-06-15). New York City 'March Against Union-Busting Billionaires' keeps the struggle in the streets. workers.org New York City The June 7 Starbucks union win in Memphis, Tennessee, showed that the bosses' tried-and-true, union-busting tactics aren't working like they used to. In the face of the February racist firing of the Memphis 7, election tampering by the bosses and constant anti-union interference, workers at that store . . . |

WSWS (2022-06-15). Democratic controlled Congress allows funding for school meal programs to expire, threatening 10 million children with hunger. wsws.org Legislators have decided not to renew $11 billion in funding for a school meal reimbursement program. Child advocacy groups expect the cut to push up to 10 million children into hunger over the summer and into the new school year.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-06-15). Honduras: Xiomara Castro's Government, Advancing Along a Mined Road. libya360.wordpress.com Giorgio Trucchi Five months with eyes on the re-foundation of Honduras and watching their backs On January 27, Xiomara Castro took office as president of Honduras. It was a vibrant speech in which she made it clear that she was going to receive a country in bankruptcy, plundered, with a debt totaling more than 20…

_____ (2022-06-15). WTO Meeting Is An Opportunity To Challenge Corporate Control Of Food. popularresistance.org Look no further than to the fruit and vegetable farmers in Europe and the United States who destroyed perfectly good produce because corporate food processors lacked the resiliency to adapt to changing consumption demands. The 2.5 million farmworkers in the U.S., at the same time, risked their lives for poverty-level wages without personal protective equipment. | Meanwhile, just four corporations, globally, control 75 percent of the world's grain trade and 60 percent of our seeds. In the U.S., four firms dominate 75 percent of the fertilizer supply and 85 percent of beef processing. | Such concentration takes fre…

Editor (2022-06-15). Overcoming the Distorted Narrative of Christian Nationalism. scheerpost.com Confederacy supporters in Columbia, South Carolina (Shutterstock) | By Aaron Scott / OtherWords | I grew up in rural upstate New York, where life was difficult and often isolating. Folks in our community were very poor, but we took care of one another. Neighbors lavished affection and support on my family. | Still, there was a deep undercurrent of abandonment and anger. | Far from the South, Confederate flags pierced the landscape. And at church, there was often little help for people struggling to overcome isolation, daily struggles, or poverty. Instead, the focus of church life for many people around me was…

Fight Back (2022-06-15). Final Declaration of the Workers' Summit of the Americas. fightbacknews.org Fight Back News Service is circulating the Final Declaration of the Workers' Summit of the Americas which took place in opposition to the Biden administration's failed summit in Los Angeles. | Final Declaration of the Workers' Summit of the Americas | Tijuana, June 10-12, 2022 | We, representatives of Trade Union, Peasant, Political and Social organizations, gathered in Tijuana — Mexico, June 10-12, 2022, on the occasion of the realization of the Summit of the Americas of the Working Men and Women Workers, in immediate response to the exclusion of Venezuela, Cuba, and Nicaragua imposed by the Government of…

Jim Hightower (2022-06-15). Can Democrats Save Their Party… From Its Leadership? commondreams.org If you choose to abandon this whole working-class constituency—surprise!—it will abandon you.

Kari Polanyi Levitt (2022-06-15). Prof. Kari Polyani Levitt: Regaining Canada's Sovereignty: June 14, 2022 We Celebrate Kari's 99th Birthday. globalresearch.ca On June 14, 2022. Friends and family met up in Montreal to celebrate Kari Polyani Levitt's 99th birthday. | While Kari's health is fragile, she remains firm in her incisive understanding and analysis of World events, committed to national sovereignty and …

David Sirota (2022-06-15). LISTEN: The Fed Is Trying To Crush You. levernews.com On this week's Lever Time, host David Sirota is joined by The Lever's Julia Rock and Roosevelt Institute economist JW Mason for a deep dive into the Federal Reserve's move to address inflation by trying to crush workers' wages. Mason argues that such a decision isn't dispassionate, but instead a highly ideological move that sides with the wealthy and corporations. He also reviews alternative ways to combat inflation that would shield workers from the most acute pain.   | Listen to the podcast here.

Deweylaura (2022-06-15). Hello Comrade project travels to Chile. cpusa.org "Hello Comrade" is a new project that works under CPUSA's International Department. The goal is to travel to countries around the world and not only document important advances made by Marxist parties but also try to capture how it feels, tastes, and smells to be a party activist working at the most grassroots level. …

WSWS (2022-06-15). The British rail strike: Mobilise the entire working class against the Johnson government! wsws.org The strikes and ballots in the UK are part of a growing wave of militancy worldwide provoked by the same desperate cost-of-living crisis.

Dan Bacher (2022-06-15). Oil industry stops bill banning oil drilling in CA waters from moving forward. indybay.org California oil and gas regulators have approved 1 offshore drilling permits in state waters since January 1, 2019. Of those permits, five were for new wells and the rest were for reworking existing wells, according to an analysis of permits approved through October 1, 2021 and posted at www.NewsomWellWatch.org by Consumer Watchdog and FracTracker Alliance.

WSWS (2022-06-15). With contract expiration for dockworkers looming, Biden makes warmongering speech at Los Angeles ports. wsws.org The Biden administration is working with the International Longshore and Warehouse Union in a desperate bid to prevent a walkout by more than 20,000 West Coast dockworkers.

WSWS (2022-06-15). Trump denounces January 6 hearings as "treasonous" and repeats baseless claims of a "stolen election" wsws.org Trump's diatribe was pitched both to the November mid-term elections and the 2024 presidential election, and to the cultivation of a fascist, extra-constitutional movement to be thrown against the growing movement of the working class.

Monica Moorehead (2022-06-15). Migrant construction workers demand safe working conditions. workers.org Mahoma López speaks along with Cabricanecos construction workers at May Day rally, Union Square, New York City, organized by Workers Assembly Against Racism (WAAR). WW PHOTO: Brenda Ryan New York City The day after May 1 — International Workers Day — a group of immigrant construction workers, mainly from Guatemala, . . . |

WSWS (2022-06-15). Spanish unions work with PSOE-Podemos government against postal, metalworkers strikes. wsws.org Unions affiliated to the ruiling parties are working to impose real pay cuts and block the emergence of strikes against the government.

Alasdair Baverstock (2022-06-15). Challenges for the return migration in El Salvador. america.cgtn.com Over ,000 migrants returned to El Salvador last year and most of them never reaching the U.S. But without local solutions to the root causes of unemployment, poverty and violence the majority start back on the migrant trail.

Labor Video Project (2022-06-15). WCCUSD Union Busting Attack On Adult School Teachers United Leadership. indybay.org The WCCUSD school district terminated the president and vice president of the Adult School Teachers United in a union busting attack. The president Ken Ryan and vice president Kristen Pursley discuss their termination, the reason behind it and the attack on adult education and ESL by not only the District by the Democrats in the legislature and governor.

Richard Wolff (2022-06-15). There Are Better Ways to Fight Inflation Than Attacking Working People With Higher Interest Rates. commondreams.org Tackling inflation requires reining in private markets—and embracing economic democracy.

WSWS (2022-06-15). "It's hard to believe they work for us": Central Indiana Kroger workers speak out against rejected UFCW contract. wsws.org Workers have rightfully called out the UFCW negotiators on social media forums as working in the interests of the company during the negotiations.

_____ (2022-06-14). Local Orgs Unite Against Housing Crisis. popularresistance.org Speakers painted a devastating picture of the housing crisis in Oakland: an estimated 4,000 people unhoused, a quarter of whom are children and almost three quarters of whom are Black. A 24% increase in homelessness—and 800 deaths on the streets—in the past three years. And the so-called "CARE courts" proposed by Governor Gavin Newsom to address homelessness only threaten to restrict the rights of the unhoused even further, say these activists.

Annelise Whitley (2022-06-14). My Pandemic in Three Acts. tomdispatch.com On New Years' Eve 2019, Americans celebrated the advent of the roaring '20s with fireworks and champagne, amid ominous news alerts from China. Surely that virus would stay on the other side of the planet. I cringe at how entitled we felt then. Covid-19 has now wiped out more than a million of us (by far the worst record on Earth when it comes to wealthy countries). Up to a third of all survivors suffer the sometimes disabling effects of long Covid, with implications for society that will outlast the pandemic — if it ever ends. I'd like to believe we've learned a lesson about our species-wide vulnerability,…

Betsey Piette (2022-06-14). Hunger strikers protest solitary confinement conditions in Pennsylvania. workers.org June 11 — Eleven incarcerated workers at Pennsylvania's State Correctional Institution-Greene started a hunger strike June 7. As of this writing, their numbers have grown to 20. They are confined in what the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections calls the Intensive Management Unit (IMU), but prisoners call it "the hole." This . . . |

_____ (2022-06-14). Internationalist Solidarity And Support For Disappeared Defenders. popularresistance.org Friends of the Earth International expresses its concern, indignation and condemnation at the disappearance of Brazilian indigenist activist Bruno Araújo Pereira and Dom Phillips, a British journalist and contributor to The Guardian newspaper. | The two men disappeared on the morning of June 5 in the indigenous territory Vale do Javari, in Brazil's Amazonas state. The defenders were last seen as they made their way from the community of Ribeirinha Sà£o Rafael to the town of Atalaia do Norte (where they were expected). Both men were working on a project with the Indigenous group Unión de Organizaciones Indíg…

Kuehn BM. (2022-06-14). Rising US Firearm Deaths During Pandemic Linked to Poverty. jamanetwork.com Firearm homicide rates rose by more than a third during the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic in the US, according to a CDC Vital Signs report. The firearm homicide rate per 100‚ÄØ000 increased from 4.6 in 2019 to 6.1 in 2020—the highest rate since 1994. Communities disproportionately affected by poverty, systemic inequity, and structural racism incurred the heaviest loss of life due to rising gun violence.

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2022-06-15: News Headlines

WSWS (2022-06-15). Democratic controlled Congress allows funding for school meal programs to expire, threatening 10 million children with hunger. wsws.org Legislators have decided not to renew $11 billion in funding for a school meal reimbursement program. Child advocacy groups expect the cut to push up to 10 million children into hunger over the summer and into the new school year.

This Week in Fascism (2022-06-15). This Week in Fascism #130: Neo-Nazis, Proud Boys and Groypers Heed Call from GOP to Attack LGBTQ Community. itsgoingdown.org Welcome fellow antifascists! This week, public hearings have started to take place on the attempted pro-Trump coup on January 6th. While neoliberals are putting a lot into these hearings &#1 ; just like they did the Mueller investigation and Trump's (two) impeachments &#1 ; if history has shown us anything, its that these spectacles rarely result in…

Dissident Voice Communications (2022-06-15). Former US President Bush Condemns "brutal invasion of Iraq" in Public Gaffe. dissidentvoice.org WION — While speaking at an event, Former US President George W Bush condemned the full-scale invasion by Russia as "brutal" and "unjustified." However, he mistakenly said "invasion of Iraq." In no time, he corrected himself: "I mean, Ukraine."

Global Research News (2022-06-15). Selected Articles: US Department of Defense Finally Comes Clean — Admits in Public Document that There Are 46 US Military-Funded Biolabs in Ukraine. globalresearch.ca By The Pentagon on Thursday finally admitted…

Tony Murphy (2022-06-15). New York City 'March Against Union-Busting Billionaires' keeps the struggle in the streets. workers.org New York City The June 7 Starbucks union win in Memphis, Tennessee, showed that the bosses' tried-and-true, union-busting tactics aren't working like they used to. In the face of the February racist firing of the Memphis 7, election tampering by the bosses and constant anti-union interference, workers at that store . . . |

_____ (2022-06-15). WTO Meeting Is An Opportunity To Challenge Corporate Control Of Food. popularresistance.org Look no further than to the fruit and vegetable farmers in Europe and the United States who destroyed perfectly good produce because corporate food processors lacked the resiliency to adapt to changing consumption demands. The 2.5 million farmworkers in the U.S., at the same time, risked their lives for poverty-level wages without personal protective equipment. | Meanwhile, just four corporations, globally, control 75 percent of the world's grain trade and 60 percent of our seeds. In the U.S., four firms dominate 75 percent of the fertilizer supply and 85 percent of beef processing. | Such concentration takes fre…

CJ Baker (2022-06-15). Protest Song Of The Week: 'Spitting Off the Edge of the World' By Yeah Yeah Yeahs. shadowproof.com The influential indie rock band Yeah Yeah Yeahs released their first tune in close to a decade, "Spitting Off the Edge of the World." It's on their upcoming album, "Cool It Down," out September 30.

Editor (2022-06-15). Overcoming the Distorted Narrative of Christian Nationalism. scheerpost.com Confederacy supporters in Columbia, South Carolina (Shutterstock) | By Aaron Scott / OtherWords | I grew up in rural upstate New York, where life was difficult and often isolating. Folks in our community were very poor, but we took care of one another. Neighbors lavished affection and support on my family. | Still, there was a deep undercurrent of abandonment and anger. | Far from the South, Confederate flags pierced the landscape. And at church, there was often little help for people struggling to overcome isolation, daily struggles, or poverty. Instead, the focus of church life for many people around me was…

WSWS (2022-06-15). "It's hard to believe they work for us": Central Indiana Kroger workers speak out against rejected UFCW contract. wsws.org Workers have rightfully called out the UFCW negotiators on social media forums as working in the interests of the company during the negotiations.

United We Dream (2022-06-15). Wednesday 6/15: DACA Décimo Aniversario – °Antes, Ahora y Más Allá! Celebración y Reuinon para la Acción. indybay.org Virtual celebration & action rally…

Labor Video Project (2022-06-15). WCCUSD Union Busting Attack On Adult School Teachers United Leadership. indybay.org The WCCUSD school district terminated the president and vice president of the Adult School Teachers United in a union busting attack. The president Ken Ryan and vice president Kristen Pursley discuss their termination, the reason behind it and the attack on adult education and ESL by not only the District by the Democrats in the legislature and governor.

WSWS (2022-06-15). Spanish unions work with PSOE-Podemos government against postal, metalworkers strikes. wsws.org Unions affiliated to the ruiling parties are working to impose real pay cuts and block the emergence of strikes against the government.

WSWS (2022-06-15). Trump denounces January 6 hearings as "treasonous" and repeats baseless claims of a "stolen election" wsws.org Trump's diatribe was pitched both to the November mid-term elections and the 2024 presidential election, and to the cultivation of a fascist, extra-constitutional movement to be thrown against the growing movement of the working class.

BayAction2FreeAssange (2022-06-15). Sunday 7/3: Julian Assange Birthday Rally #FreeAssangeNOW. indybay.org Harry Bridges Plaza – The Embarcadero at Market- Across from the Ferry Building…

United We Dream (2022-06-15). Wednesday 6/15: DACA Tenth Anniversary: Then, Now and Beyond! Celebration & Action Rally. indybay.org Virtual celebration & action rally…

Tomdispatch (2022-06-15). My Pandemic in Three Acts: Dealing with the Disease that Never Seems to Leave Town. juancole.com By Nina Burleigh | &#1 ; ( Tomdispatch.com) &#1 ; On New Years' Eve 2019, Americans celebrated the advent of the roaring '20s with fireworks and champagne, amid ominous news alerts from China. Surely that virus would stay on the other side of the planet. I cringe at how entitled we felt then. Covid-19 has now wiped …

Edward Curtin (2022-06-15). Is There Life After Death? dissidentvoice.org Life is entwined with death from the start, for death is the price we must pay for being born, even though we don't choose it, which may be why some people who are very angry at the deal, decide to choose how and when they will die, as if they are getting revenge on someone …

Omar Ahmed (2022-06-15). In Demolishing Muslim protestors' homes, India is taking a Leaf from of Israel's Book. juancole.com ( Middle East Monitor ) &#1 ; Over the weekend Indian authorities bulldozed several homes belonging to Muslims in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh (UP). The homeowners were alleged to have taken part in organised protests on Friday in response to inflammatory remarks about the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) made by the now …

WSWS (2022-06-15). The British rail strike: Mobilise the entire working class against the Johnson government! wsws.org The strikes and ballots in the UK are part of a growing wave of militancy worldwide provoked by the same desperate cost-of-living crisis.

Khubaka, Michael Harris (2022-06-15). 2022 California Juneteenth – National Freedom Day. indybay.org In the coming years over 100 California cities with @100,000+ residents will begin to discover our unique California Juneteenth Legacy, helping manifest equity and greater inclusion throughout the 5th largest economy in the world. Today, "Mining for Freedom" or the authentic "Golden Legacy" of our California USCT who fought, bleed and died for freedom is a fierce debate impacting future generation.

Juan Cole (2022-06-15). This Week's Climate Disasters in the US are Giving us a Glimpse of our Future if we don't Stop CO2. juancole.com Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) &#1 ; We're only midweek, but we have already seen serial disasters across the United States that have been exacerbated by the climate emergency, caused by human beings burning coal, methane gas and petroleum. So writes Mihai Andrei at ZME Science. I put it to you that this first paragraph at the …

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-15). Slim your screen time with this summer challenge. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org OWATONNA, Minn. — Many people spend too much time staring at a screen. While screens are a part of today's culture, reducing screen time can have health benefits, including improved physical health, decreased obesity and higher quality sleep. This summer, Mayo Clinic Health System encourages people to make the most of life by living life fully — present and in the moment. They can join Mayo Clinic Health System for a free virtual challenge to…

La Peña (2022-06-15). Friday 6/17: Baila Community Dance Party. indybay.org La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705…

David Giesen (2022-06-15). Sunday 7/3: Fulfilling the Promise of America, a symposium. indybay.org ZOOM video meet: | zoom.us/j/94131824284?pwd=RzI0ZEY1eEkrbkxFemNOMHFHbUZXZz09

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-15). Science Saturday: Link found between key gene and two neurodegenerative diseases. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Gene expression can amplify the risk of neurodegenerative diseases for patients, but researchers are still figuring out which genes have an outsized effect on risk and why. In a new paper published in Nature, Mayo Clinic researchers and collaborators have zeroed in on variants of one gene critical for nerve cell function that ups the ante for patients with Lou Gehrig's Disease, also known as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), and frontotemporal dementia (FTD). "This finding helps clarify a new direction…

Dan Bacher (2022-06-15). Oil industry stops bill banning oil drilling in CA waters from moving forward. indybay.org California oil and gas regulators have approved 1 offshore drilling permits in state waters since January 1, 2019. Of those permits, five were for new wells and the rest were for reworking existing wells, according to an analysis of permits approved through October 1, 2021 and posted at www.NewsomWellWatch.org by Consumer Watchdog and FracTracker Alliance.

WSWS (2022-06-15). With contract expiration for dockworkers looming, Biden makes warmongering speech at Los Angeles ports. wsws.org The Biden administration is working with the International Longshore and Warehouse Union in a desperate bid to prevent a walkout by more than 20,000 West Coast dockworkers.

Freedom Socialist Party (2022-06-15). Wednesday 6/15: Labor History: A key to unlocking workers' power today. indybay.org Online via Zoom | To register: bit.ly/FSFD-Labor

Anonymous103 (2022-06-14). Nationalist Units Shot Ukrainian Servicemen Who Tried To Surrender In Novomikhailovka &#1 ; Russian MoD. southfront.org | On June 14, the Russian Ministry of Defense reported that the Ukrainian army continues to suffer significant losses, especially since in recent weeks cases have become more frequent when units of Ukrainian nationalists shot surrendering Ukrainian servicemen in the back. | The report of the Russian Ministry of Defence reads: | "So, after conducting firepower preparation to the offensive of Russian troops in the area of the settlement of Novomikhailovka of the Donetsk People's Republic, more than 30 serv…

Anonymous811 (2022-06-14). Harvest In Ukraine In 2022 Will Be Two Times Less Than In 2021. southfront.org | Taras Vysotsky, representative of the Ministry of Agrarian Policy of Ukraine, spoke about the prospects of the harvest in his country at a briefing of the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine. He provided an analysis, which indicates that in 2022 the harvest from the fields of Ukraine will be about 65 million tons. This is 40% less than last year's harvest. | According to Mr Vysotsky, the harvest may be even smaller, about 60 million tons of grain. He explained that the decline was…

_____ (2022-06-14). Local Orgs Unite Against Housing Crisis. popularresistance.org Speakers painted a devastating picture of the housing crisis in Oakland: an estimated 4,000 people unhoused, a quarter of whom are children and almost three quarters of whom are Black. A 24% increase in homelessness—and 800 deaths on the streets—in the past three years. And the so-called "CARE courts" proposed by Governor Gavin Newsom to address homelessness only threaten to restrict the rights of the unhoused even further, say these activists.

Annelise Whitley (2022-06-14). My Pandemic in Three Acts. tomdispatch.com On New Years' Eve 2019, Americans celebrated the advent of the roaring '20s with fireworks and champagne, amid ominous news alerts from China. Surely that virus would stay on the other side of the planet. I cringe at how entitled we felt then. Covid-19 has now wiped out more than a million of us (by far the worst record on Earth when it comes to wealthy countries). Up to a third of all survivors suffer the sometimes disabling effects of long Covid, with implications for society that will outlast the pandemic — if it ever ends. I'd like to believe we've learned a lesson about our species-wide vulnerability,…

Staff (2022-06-14). Jimmy Dore is considering running for president. He could win. peoplesparty.org It's a dark time in America. And it's getting worse. | Millions lack food and health care and live paycheck to paycheck. Poverty wages now gutted by inflation. Eviction and homelessness sweep every city. Desperation so deep it drives people to opioid addiction and mass murder suicide. The looming fall of the dollar and depression. A dying empire lashing out for war with not one but two nuclear powers. The major left wing party in this country leading the charge for annihilation and censorship. | Thankfully, I and many others have recently found real hope and joy in the prospect that Jimmy Dore could run for presi…

Editor (2022-06-14). Intellectual prostitutes call critics foreign agents, useful idiots. mronline.org A military funded academic, working at a school launched by Condoleezza Rice, claims leftist and anti-war journalists engage in Russian disinformation. His report doesn't provide any evidence or refute anyone's argument, but the legacy media laps it up.

Bruce Lerro (2022-06-14). Aryan Right-Wing Mythology for the New Age: Carl Jung, Mircea Eliade and Joseph Campbell. dissidentvoice.org Orientation My three-year stint in the New Age In 1984 at the age of 36, I decided to return to school with the intention of becoming an art therapist. I attended Antioch University in San Francisco for my undergraduate degree and then went to a New Age spirituality school the following year for my master's …

Shawgi Tell (2022-06-14). "Booming" Economy Leaves Millions Behind: Part Eight. dissidentvoice.org Economic and social disasters continue to increase worldwide. There is no "healthy recovery" from the pandemic. The level of irreparable harm being caused by the inability and unwillingness of the ruling elite to solve any problems, even small problems, is glaring. With no sense of shame or irony, the chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve, …

Anonymous Contributor (2022-06-14). Libre Las Tres: Mexican Feminists Held as Political Prisoners. itsgoingdown.org Call to support feminist political prisoners facing charges for engaging in a series of occupations in so-called Mexico. photo: @Usagii_ko On April 15th, around 200 police officers in Mexico City arrested three women that had occupied and turned the office of Mexico's National Human Rights Commission building (CNDH) into a housing sanctuary for women that…

Colin Todhunter (2022-06-14). Pouring Poison and Planting Seeds of Dependency. dissidentvoice.org Do you remember the iconic Union Carbide image from the 19 s or early 1960s? The one with the giant hand coming from the sky, pouring pesticides onto Indian soil. The blurb below the image includes the following: Science helps build a new India — India has developed bold new plans to build its economy and …

Final Straw (2022-06-14). Final Straw: Support Jessica Reznicek and Navigating Conflict in Movement. itsgoingdown.org Long-running anarchist radio show and podcast, The Final Straw, presents an interview with a supporter of Water Protector Jessica Reznicek. Listen and Download HERE First up, Charlotte speaks about their friend, political prisoner and water defender Jessica Reznicek who just had an appeal denied of an 8 year sentence and terrorism enhancement for sabotaging the…

Isheka N. Harrison (2022-06-14). Dr. Sandy Darity Makes It Plain With The Science: Class Doesn't Explain Black-White Wealth Gap. moguldom.com Renowned reparations scholar and Duke University professor Dr. William "Sandy" Darity used statistics to prove his point on why people shouldn't use class to explain the Black-white wealth gap. "At some point those who persist in claiming that inequality in the US is primarily a matter of class need to address the following three data …

Andrew Medhurst (2022-06-14). Why I Quit Being a Banker to Join Extinction Rebellion. commondreams.org At the age of 56, I know more about money and wealth than I ever did as a banker. Here's what I've learned.

Submedia.tv (2022-06-14). System Fail 13: The Spoils of Empire. itsgoingdown.org System Fail from sub.Media takes a look at global news from an anarchist perspective. In the wake of Queen Elizabeth's Platinum Jubilee celebrations, we take a look at some of the recent resistance waged by two nations rendered stateless by British cartographers. First we visit Palestine where tensions have flared into several violent confrontations between…

Peoples' Dispatch (2022-06-14). Bolivia: Court sentences former coup president Jeanine àÅñez to 10 years' prison. greenleft.org.au A Bolivian court has found Jeanine àÅñez and former police and military chiefs guilty for their role in crimes committed during the coup against then-president Evo Morales in November 2019, reports Peoples Dispatch.

Betsey Piette (2022-06-14). Hunger strikers protest solitary confinement conditions in Pennsylvania. workers.org June 11 — Eleven incarcerated workers at Pennsylvania's State Correctional Institution-Greene started a hunger strike June 7. As of this writing, their numbers have grown to 20. They are confined in what the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections calls the Intensive Management Unit (IMU), but prisoners call it "the hole." This . . . |

_____ (2022-06-14). Internationalist Solidarity And Support For Disappeared Defenders. popularresistance.org Friends of the Earth International expresses its concern, indignation and condemnation at the disappearance of Brazilian indigenist activist Bruno Araújo Pereira and Dom Phillips, a British journalist and contributor to The Guardian newspaper. | The two men disappeared on the morning of June 5 in the indigenous territory Vale do Javari, in Brazil's Amazonas state. The defenders were last seen as they made their way from the community of Ribeirinha Sà£o Rafael to the town of Atalaia do Norte (where they were expected). Both men were working on a project with the Indigenous group Unión de Organizaciones Indíg…

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-06-14). Iraq vows decision to pay debts for energy imports from Iran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 14 (MNA) — The Iraqi Ministry of Electricity announced Tues. that in the next two days, it will pay the unpaid bills for gas imported from Iran.

Marjorie Cohn (2022-06-14). Torture Memo Lawyer John Yoo Devises Theory for Stealing Presidential Elections. zcomm.org Twisting the law to fit his nefarious agenda isn't new to Yoo…

Kuehn BM. (2022-06-14). Rising US Firearm Deaths During Pandemic Linked to Poverty. jamanetwork.com Firearm homicide rates rose by more than a third during the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic in the US, according to a CDC Vital Signs report. The firearm homicide rate per 100‚ÄØ000 increased from 4.6 in 2019 to 6.1 in 2020—the highest rate since 1994. Communities disproportionately affected by poverty, systemic inequity, and structural racism incurred the heaviest loss of life due to rising gun violence.

Ann Brown (2022-06-13). Is Life Insurance Investment Better For Black Than White? 13 Facts And Numbers On The Black-White Mortality Rate Gap. moguldom.com Black Americans lag behind whites in the amount of investment they make in life insurance policies and this can have consequences such as people dying in debt and passing that debt on to their relatives. But given the Black-white mortality rate gap, it would seem that investing in reasonably priced life insurance policies could be …

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2022-06-14: News Headlines

Dan Bacher (2022-06-14). Oil industry stops bill banning oil drilling in CA waters from moving forward. indybay.org California oil and gas regulators have approved 1 offshore drilling permits in state waters since January 1, 2019. Of those permits, five were for new wells and the rest were for reworking existing wells, according to an analysis of permits approved through October 1, 2021 and posted at www.NewsomWellWatch.org by Consumer Watchdog and FracTracker Alliance.

_____ (2022-06-14). Local Orgs Unite Against Housing Crisis. popularresistance.org Speakers painted a devastating picture of the housing crisis in Oakland: an estimated 4,000 people unhoused, a quarter of whom are children and almost three quarters of whom are Black. A 24% increase in homelessness—and 800 deaths on the streets—in the past three years. And the so-called "CARE courts" proposed by Governor Gavin Newsom to address homelessness only threaten to restrict the rights of the unhoused even further, say these activists.

Annelise Whitley (2022-06-14). My Pandemic in Three Acts. tomdispatch.com On New Years' Eve 2019, Americans celebrated the advent of the roaring '20s with fireworks and champagne, amid ominous news alerts from China. Surely that virus would stay on the other side of the planet. I cringe at how entitled we felt then. Covid-19 has now wiped out more than a million of us (by far the worst record on Earth when it comes to wealthy countries). Up to a third of all survivors suffer the sometimes disabling effects of long Covid, with implications for society that will outlast the pandemic — if it ever ends. I'd like to believe we've learned a lesson about our species-wide vulnerability,…

Editor (2022-06-14). Intellectual prostitutes call critics foreign agents, useful idiots. mronline.org A military funded academic, working at a school launched by Condoleezza Rice, claims leftist and anti-war journalists engage in Russian disinformation. His report doesn't provide any evidence or refute anyone's argument, but the legacy media laps it up.

Isheka N. Harrison (2022-06-14). Dr. Sandy Darity Makes It Plain With The Science: Class Doesn't Explain Black-White Wealth Gap. moguldom.com Renowned reparations scholar and Duke University professor Dr. William "Sandy" Darity used statistics to prove his point on why people shouldn't use class to explain the Black-white wealth gap. "At some point those who persist in claiming that inequality in the US is primarily a matter of class need to address the following three data …

WSWS (2022-06-14). South Korean truckers continue indefinite strike against soaring fuel prices. wsws.org Drivers not only face opposition from the government and the companies, but from the pro-corporate trade unions that posture as working class organizations.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-06-14). Iraq vows decision to pay debts for energy imports from Iran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 14 (MNA) — The Iraqi Ministry of Electricity announced Tues. that in the next two days, it will pay the unpaid bills for gas imported from Iran.

____ (2022-06-13). The Threat of a Large-Scale Famine. transcend.org Among the greatest dangers to human civilization are nuclear war and catastrophic climate change, dangers which also threaten the biosphere. In addition to these two existential threats, humans also face the threat of an extremely large-scale famine, involving billions of people, rather than millions.

_____ (2022-06-13). Transit Is The New Frontline Of The War On The Unhoused. popularresistance.org On June 9, Winnipeg's public works committee voted to remove the glass, seating, and doors from two bus shelters outside Kildonan Place mall as a means of displacing unhoused people who have been living or spending time in them. While far from the first time this has happened‚Å —the city has removed doors and heated benches from at least 11 bus shelters to discourage their use as "temporary homeless shelter[s]"‚Å —it's one of the most visible and contentious instances of the trend. | Councilor Shawn Nason, who represents the Transcona ward where the two bus shelters are located…

Ann Brown (2022-06-13). Is Life Insurance Investment Better For Black Than White? 13 Facts And Numbers On The Black-White Mortality Rate Gap. moguldom.com Black Americans lag behind whites in the amount of investment they make in life insurance policies and this can have consequences such as people dying in debt and passing that debt on to their relatives. But given the Black-white mortality rate gap, it would seem that investing in reasonably priced life insurance policies could be …

_____ (2022-06-13). Big Tobacco Is Funding Opposition To Global Covid Vaccine Access. popularresistance.org Major tobacco companies including British American Tobacco and Japan Tobacco International are funding an anti-regulatory, libertarian-leaning organization, Consumer Choice Center (CCC), that is working to restrict global Covid-19 vaccine access. CCC is mobilizing to defeat a proposal at the World Trade Organization to suspend intellectual property rules related to Covid-19 tests, treatments and vaccines. | The WTO proposal is aimed at expanding global access to life-saving Covid-19 products, and reversing staggering international inequities. By funding its opposition, critics say the tobacco industry is undermin…

____ (2022-06-13). Ernesto 'Che' Guevara (14 Jun 1928 — 9 Oct 1967). transcend.org Ernesto Guevara de la Serna, theoretician and tactician of guerrilla warfare, prominent communist figure in the Cuban Revolution (1956—59), and guerrilla leader in South America, Guevara was a medical doctor specialized in leprosy. Traveling around South America, he observed conditions that spurred his revolt against poverty and capitalist exploitation, adopting Marxist ideology, theory and practices. He is revered by many as a martyred cultural hero, having become an iconic cult figure as a symbol of anti-imperialist struggles everywhere.

WSWS (2022-06-13). Inflation to fuel long, hot summer of workers struggles in the US. wsws.org While inflation has become the focal point of workers' anger, it is among a whole series of social grievances building up in the working class.

Cameron Orr (2022-06-13). Today's Poor People's Campaign carries on MLK's fight for economic justice. peoplesworld.org Co-chaired by Rev. William J. Barber II and Liz Theoharis, the Poor People's Campaign began in May 2018 with 40 days of coordinated action at statehouses across the U.S. to confront systemic racism, poverty, ecological devastation, militarism, and the war economy. Now mobilizing for a massive June 18th "Mass Poor People's and Low Wage Workers' …

Sven Rohleder, Dr. Diogo Costa, Prof Kayvan Bozorgmehr (2022-06-13). [Articles] Area-level socioeconomic deprivation, non-national residency, and Covid-19 incidence: A longitudinal spatiotemporal analysis in Germany. thelancet.com Socioeconomic deprivation, and proportion of non-nationals are independently associated with the incidence of Covid-19. Regional planning of non-pharmaceutical interventions and vaccination strategies would benefit from consideration of area-level deprivation and non-national residency.

____ (2022-06-13). Chad Declares Food Emergency While International Agencies Sound the Alarm. transcend.org 9 Jun 2022 – There have been 20 hunger hotspots listed by UN humanitarian organizations while underlying problems remain unaddressed. Two of the major UN agencies are warning of the potential for widespread hunger and famine in several geopolitical regions of the world.

Mark Gruenberg (2022-06-13). AFL-CIO President Shuler's goal: "More than one million new" unionists. peoplesworld.org PHILADELPHIA—AFL-CIO President Liz Shuler, formally elected to her first full term in office, has set a goal to "grow our movement by more than one million working people" in a decade. If it succeeds—and she admits it won't be easy—that would mark a substantial increase in organized labor's density, especially in the private sector, where …

Joel Wendland-Liu (2022-06-13). New study investigates plunder of Native American land. peoplesworld.org In its first six decades of existence, the U.S. created a trail of treaties that led to a massive transfer of Indigenous wealth. Michael John Witgen's second book, Seeing Red: Indigenous Land, American Expansion, and the Political Economy of Plunder in North America, published by the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture and …

Staff (2022-06-13). Iran, Venezuela agree to expand ICT relations. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 13 (MNA) — The Iranian ICT minister and his Venezuelan counterpart agreed to form a joint working group to prepare an agreement in the near future on expanding relations in the field of Information and Communications Technology (ICT).

WSWS (2022-06-13). The pandemic, the global crisis of capitalism, the resurgence of class struggles and the tasks of the Socialist Equality Party (Sri Lanka)—Part 3. wsws.org The SEP is based on the strategy of permanent revolution that animated the 1917 October Revolution. Only through the revolutionary mobilization of the working class, leading the rural and urban toilers, can the democratic and social aspirations of the oppressed masses be realized as part of the world socialist revolution.

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2022-06-13: News Headlines

____ (2022-06-13). EU chief vows fast reply to Kyiv on membership. ecns.cn European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen says the commission will provide a clear response this week to Ukraine over its quest to join the European Union.

_____ (2022-06-13). UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet visits PRC. journal-neo.org In light of the current stage of the "Great Game," which has already brought humanity to the brink of a nearly global catastrophe, what significance does the week-long trip (outwardly a purely "humanitarian" one) to China at the end of May by UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet hold? As it turns out, …

Dan Bacher (2022-06-13). Oil industry stops bill banning oil drilling in CA waters from moving forward. indybay.org California oil and gas regulators have approved 1 offshore drilling permits in state waters since January 1, 2019. Of those permits, five were for new wells and the rest were for reworking existing wells, according to an analysis of permits approved through October 1, 2021 and posted at www.NewsomWellWatch.org by Consumer Watchdog and FracTracker Alliance.

Organize Now! (2022-06-13). "Young and Loud" Marches in Mountain View. indybay.org The newly formed group Young and Loud is a coalition of students that organize events and mobilize youth across the state of California.

Laurent Brayard (2022-06-13). Evgueny Karas, SBU agent and leader of the neo-Nazi group S 14. mronline.org Among the colorful fauna of Ukrainian neo-Nazism, and as a continuation of my work on the firm establishment of this ideology in Ukraine, here is an investigation into the S 14 group.

Anonymous103 (2022-06-13). Children Killed And Wounded In Bloody Attacks By Ukrainian Forces On Donetsk (Videos). southfront.org All the central district of Donetsk were shelled by Ukrainian forces | On June 13, the Armed Forces of Ukraine (AFU) subjected the city of Donetsk to one of the most intense shelling in recent times. The shelling on residential areas began in the early morning and it continues. | One of the bloody attacks of the AFU hit the Maysky market in the city of Donetsk. Ukrainian units intentionally targeted the area of mass gathering of civilians. The Ukrainian strike hit the local market on a weekend. | Three people were kil…

Anonymous103 (2022-06-13). Military Situation In Eastern Ukraine, Izyum-Severodonetsk Region, On June 13, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org The AFU in Severodonetsk were almost blockaded after Ukrainian forces blew up the last bridge between the city and Lisichansk; | Clashes between the AFU and Russian forces continue in the Azot plant and nearby districts in Severodonetsk city; | Clashes between the AFU and Russian forces were reported in the forest area west of Izyum; | Russian forces claimed control of Bohorodychne; | Clashes between the AFU and Russian forces continue in the Z…

Anonymous103 (2022-06-13). Military Situation In Ukraine On June 13, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org Russian missiles destroyed a large warehouse of foreign weapons supplied to Ukraine near the Udachnoe railway station; | Russia attacked military assets of the AFU near Fedorovka with high-precision missiles; | Russia attacked military assets of the AFU near Progress with high-precision missiles; | Russia attacked military assets of the AFU near Volcheyarovka with high-precision missiles; | Russia attacked military assets of the AFU near Lisichansk with high-precision missi…

Staff (2022-06-13). Video: "Tàºrkiye" leads 37-nation NATO war games. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com NATOSupreme Headquarters Allied Powers EuropeJune 13, 2022 Tàºrkiye Leads Exercise EFES 2022 Multinational, Large Scale Exercise #EFES2022, Tàºrkiye's visible contribution to NATO's deterrence and defence posture, has been conducted successfully with participation of more than 10 thousand personnel from 37 Allied, partner and other friendly countries.

Adriaan Alsema (2022-06-13). Colombia's first lady, slush funds and organized crime. colombiareports.com A Supreme Court investigation against a Liberal Party senator put the pet project of Colombia's first lady at the center of a corruption scandal. The Supreme Court investigation against jailed…

Ann Brown (2022-06-13). Warnings Go Out About Mobile Barbers After Florida Barber Starts Bustin' In Customer's House. moguldom.com A mobile barber in Florida allegedly shot up a home after a customer witnessed him beating a woman, police reported. On-demand hair services have become more popular, especially during the pandemic. Mobile barbers travel to customers' locations to provide hair-cutting and styling services. While the trend is growing, just 1 percent to 2 percent of barbers are …

Rqorinoco (2022-06-13). Marcello Musto's Anthology of Karl Marx's Writings on Alienation (Book Review). orinocotribune.com By Carlos L. Garrido | Marcello Musto's anthology of Karl Marx's Writings on Alienation

_____ (2022-06-13). Trucker strike disrupts key industries, threatens automaking. popularresistance.org Striking truck drivers are disrupting the operations of a wide range of business, including ready-mix concrete producers, automakers and restaurants. | Hyundai Motor is struggling to move finished cars so it can make more cars, while more than half of the country's ready-mix concrete factories have suspended operations due to a halt in the shipment of cement. | Unionized truck drivers have been on a strike since Tuesday demanding higher wages and an extension of support measures, which expire at the end of this year. They blocked gates at distribution centers and refused to transport cargo. Cargo Truckers Solidar…

Anonymous103 (2022-06-13). US's Engagement With Nepal Is Part Of Its Indo-Pacific Wider Vision To Counter China. southfront.org Prime Minister Sher Bahadur DeubaThe US expects "absolute allies", but the new polycentric world that is emerging makes room for diversified bilateral relations. | Written by Uriel Araujo, researcher with a focus on international and ethnic conflicts. | An Oxford Analytica March 24 executive summary concluded that Washington's engagement in South Asia will broaden. This is visible in the recent Assistant Secretary of State Donald Lu meetings with Bangladesh authorities and other high level engagements with S…

Editor (2022-06-13). Doctor's Orders: 'Do Not Extradite Assange'. scheerpost.com By Doctors for Assange / Ahead of the U.K. Home Secretary's decision on whether to extradite Julian Assange to the United States, a group of more than 300 doctors representing 35 countries have told Priti Patel that approving his extradition would be "medically and ethically unacceptable". | In an

| Anadolu Agency | (2022-06-13). Global nuke arsenals expected to grow for 1st time since Cold War: study. tribune.com.pk Global nuclear arsenals are expected to grow over the next decade for first time since the Cold War, according to an international study released on Monday. | The world's nine nuclear-armed states — the US, Russia, Britain, France, China, India, Pakistan, Israel, and North Korea — continue to modernise and expand their nuclear arsenals at a rate that will likely increase over the next decade, the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) found in its newly released Yearbook 2022. | "There are clear indications that the reductions that have characterized global nuclear arsenals since the end of…

Anonymous103 (2022-06-13). Military Situation In Syria On June 13, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org On June 13, Russia reported that Idlib militants violated the ceasefire regime in Greater Idlib 7 times: 2 &#1 ; in Idlib province, 5 &#1 ; in Aleppo province; | On June 12, artillery of Turkish-backed forces shelled SDF positions near Ain Issa; | On June 12, the SDF security forces arrested an ISIS commander in the Ruwaishid area; | On June 12, the SDF security forces arrested three ISIS members near al-Hawl refugee camp; | On June 12, an SAA serviceman was killed in an…

Editor (2022-06-13). Mexico's President AMLO condemns U.S. blockade of Cuba as 'genocide' and 'tremendous violation of human rights'. mronline.org Mexico's left-wing President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) denounced the illegal U.S. blockade of Cuba as a "type of genocide" and "tremendous violation of human rights."

Editor (2022-06-13). New revelations of former U.S. Secretary of Defense confirm illegality of the extradition and arrest of diplomat Alex Saab. mronline.org In his new memoir, 'Sacred Oath,' former U.S. Defense Secretary, Mark Esper, who served under President Donald Trump at the time of the arrest of Alex Saab in Cape Verde, effectively admits that the White House was quite aware of the fact that Saab was a diplomat at the time of his capture.

Editor (2022-06-13). Robert Lipsyte: Please Take My Gun. scheerpost.com The logo of Beretta on the grip of a Beretta 92 9 mm pistol. [ By The gun I carried on the streets of New York City in the late 1960s was a Beretta, similar to the pistol James Bond packed in the early Ian Fleming novels. It was a small, dark beauty that filled me with bravado. I was never afraid when I had it in my pocket, which is why I'm so very afraid now. | I was pac…

Editor (2022-06-13). Why the Spirit of June 12, 1982, Matters. scheerpost.com Anti-Nuclear Rally in Central Park on June 12, 1982, in New York City. (PL Gould / Getty Images) | By Leslie Cagan / Forty years, and the memory is as vivid as ever. It was a beautiful spring day. The United Nations Second Special Session on Disarmament was about to get underway, and we were determined to be heard. The arms race had to stop, we said; nuclear weapons had to be abolished—and instead of endlessly pouring extravagant amounts of money into military budgets, it was time to put our national tr…

Moderator (2022-06-13). Hedges: Society of Spectacle. scheerpost.com Original Illustration by Mr. Fish — "The Pupper Master" | By Chris Hedges / Special to ScheerPost | The

Kevin Mwanza (2022-06-13). Bank Records Show Haiti Is Broke Because Of Ransom Payments To France To Prevent Another War: 5 Things To Know. moguldom.com Haitians paid a steep price to France for independence and were forced to make reparations for their own freedom that historians now refer to as "the greatest heist in history". The Caribbean nation has one of the most dismal economies in the world, with a per capita income of $2,916 in 2022 that ranks it …

Dana Sanchez (2022-06-13). Popular DeFi Crypto Celsius Network (CEL) Halts Withdrawals, Crashes %, BTC Falls Below $25K. moguldom.com Citing "extreme market conditions," cryptocurrency lender Celsius Network announced on June 12 that it was freezing withdrawals and transfers, a move that resulted in sending its price down almost 70 percent and triggering a slide among other crypto coins. Turbulence in the financial markets is causing distress in the cryptosphere as rising interest rates and …

Staff (2022-06-13). Maduro visits Imam Khomeini mausoleum. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 13 (MNA) — Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and his accompanying delegation visited Imam Khomeini mausoleum in the south of Tehran on Monday to pay tribute to the Founder of the Islamic Revolution.

____ (2022-06-13). China beat Brazil in men's Volleyball Nations League. ecns.cn China secured their first victory of the men's 2022 FIVB Volleyball Nations League (VNL) on Sunday by overcoming hosts and defending champions Brazil 25-23, 31-29, 25-23.

____ (2022-06-13). Rebranded McDonald's restaurants reopen in Russia. ecns.cn The successor to McDonald's in Russia, "Vkusno – i tochka," which translates to "Tasty and that's it, reopened the first batch of 15 restaurants in Moscow and its suburbs on Sunday, three months after the U.S. fast-food chain ended its business in Russia.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-13). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Getting kids involved in the kitchen. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org If your child is a picky eater, the battle over healthy foods can be a challenge. Being fussy about food is common in toddlers and small children, but parents can try some tips and tricks to introduce new foods. One approach to improving eating habits is to get kids involved in the kitchen. Involving children in meal planning and teaching kids to cook can have multiple benefits. Not only is cooking a necessary life skill,…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-13). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Palliative care for people with cancer designed to fit the needs of each patient. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Palliative care is offered alongside cancer treatment to help people with cancer manage symptoms and improve the quality of life for them and their families. Palliative care is specialized medical care that focuses on relieving patients' pain and other symptoms of serious illness no matter the diagnosis or stage of disease. "The palliative care team really focuses on addressing symptoms and needs so that we can help people feel as comfortable as they can as they…

Eric A. Gordon (2022-06-13). 'Guess Who's Coming to Dinner' now a play in Los Angeles premiere. peoplesworld.org SANTA MONICA, Calif. — Many Americans have warm memories of the 1967 film Guess Who's Coming to Dinner, William Rose's screenplay directed by Stanley Kramer. Nominated for ten Academy Awards, it won two, for Katharine Hepburn as Best Actress in a Leading Role, and for Rose for Best Original Screenplay. It was Hepburn's last film …

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-13). Orthopedic surgeons have another tool for knee replacement: augmented reality. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — For people with severe arthritis pain in the knee joints, knee replacement is a viable option to improve their quality of life. Orthopedic surgeons now have a new tool for knee replacement: augmented reality. With augmented reality technology, a surgeon views data with special smart glasses or a helmet-based visor while maintaining the view of the surgical site. Virtual reality headsets block out users' vision and give them the sense that they…

Staff (2022-06-13). Iran, Venezuela agree to expand ICT relations. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 13 (MNA) — The Iranian ICT minister and his Venezuelan counterpart agreed to form a joint working group to prepare an agreement in the near future on expanding relations in the field of Information and Communications Technology (ICT).

Staff (2022-06-13). Iran, Pakistan to launch joint border markets. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 13 (MNA) — Trade Promotion Organization of Iran, the Government of Pakistan, and the Governorate of Sistan and Baluchestan province are pursuing the launching of border markets on Iran-Pakistan common borders, the TPOI head noted.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-06-13). Nuclear powers posses 12,705 warheads: research. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 13 (MNA) — Britain, China, France, India, Israel, North Korea, Pakistan, the United States and Russia — had 12,705 nuclear warheads in early 2022, according to estimates by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI).

Khubaka, Michael Harris (2022-06-13). 2022 California Juneteenth – National Freedom Day. indybay.org In the coming years over 100 California cities with @100,000+ residents will begin to discover our unique California Juneteenth Legacy, helping manifest equity and greater inclusion throughout the 5th largest economy in the world. Today, "Mining for Freedom" or the authentic "Golden Legacy" of our California USCT who fought, bleed and died for freedom is a fierce debate impacting future generation.

____ (2022-06-13). China to fight at all costs for its sovereignty. ecns.cn China will have no choice but to go to war and fight to the end if anyone dares to separate Taiwan from the motherland, said State Councilor and Defense Minister General Wei Fenghe at the Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore.

Noreply (2022-06-13). What Worries Me, Really… smoothiex12.blogspot.com No, it is not even the fact that Rep. Adam Kinzinger is a corrupt neocon and his main degree is in political "science", and that despite him earning his "wings" and flying safe tanker and, later, recon missions over Afghanistan (known for its world-class air force and air-defense, s/) as a member of Air National Guard, the guy has zero understanding of real war and operations. So, he pushes now a legislation on

____ (2022-06-13). China launches national energy-saving week. ecns.cn China launched its annual National Energy Efficiency Promotion Week on Monday to raise awareness of energy efficiency and promote green lifestyles, according to the National Development and Reform Commission.

Judy Albert, Claire M. Cohen, Sandra Fox, Ed Grystar, Ana Malinow, Kay Tillow (2022-06-13). 5 Reasons We Need a National Organization to Energize the Fight for Single Payer. commondreams.org Health care is a national crisis that requires a national solution.

PFAW, Public Citizen, Not Above the Law (2022-06-13). Thursday 6/16: January 6th Hearings: Briefing w/ Expert Analysis on Capitol Attack Findings Thus Far. indybay.org Online event – FREE…

Mark Gruenberg (2022-06-13). AFL-CIO President Shuler's goal: "More than one million new" unionists. peoplesworld.org PHILADELPHIA—AFL-CIO President Liz Shuler, formally elected to her first full term in office, has set a goal to "grow our movement by more than one million working people" in a decade. If it succeeds—and she admits it won't be easy—that would mark a substantial increase in organized labor's density, especially in the private sector, where …

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-13). Mayo Clinic Orthopedics and Sports Medicine to offer sports participation physicals for local high school athletes. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic Orthopedics and Sports Medicine will offer sports physicals for area students who are entering seventh to 12th grades and want to participate in school sports programs. The exams, which follow the protocol set by the Minnesota State High School League, are open to all athletes from Southeast Minnesota. Exams will be available by appointment only on July 30 from 8 to 11 a.m. CDT. Exams will be performed at Mayo…

Staff (2022-06-13). Visita Cuba fragata "Libertad", de la Armada Argentina. cubadebate.cu La fragata ARA Libertad, buque escuela de la Armada Argentina, arribó este domingo a Cuba en visita oficial para fortalecer los lazos históricos entre las dos naciones. La población podrá visitar el buque del 14 al 16 de junio, entre las 14: 00 y las 18: 00 horas.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-13). Science Saturday: What's behind patient requests for stem cells? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org In one of the first studies of its kind, Mayo Clinic analyzed a large group of patients to understand their motivations for seeking stem cell therapies and whether expectations are grounded in science. The findings could help health care professionals cut through misleading claims and better counsel patients. This research by Jennifer Arthurs; Zubin Master, Ph.D.; and Shane Shapiro, M.D. — all of Mayo Clinic — is published in NPJ Regenerative Medicine. "We learned that many patients interested in stem cells had…

Staff (2022-06-13). Cuadrando la Caja: øEmpresas con utilidades excesivas? cubadebate.cu La primera emisión del programa, dedicada a las utilidades excesivas en el sistema empresarial, contó con la presencia del Dr.C. Agustín Lage, el economista y Héroe de la República, Ramón Labañino, y la Ing. y empresaria Ariadne Placencia. El programa es una coproducción del Sistema Informativo de la TV cubana, la Pupila Insomne y Cubadebate, y es conducido por Marxlenin Pérez Valdés, Doctora en Ciencias Filosóficas y Profesora Titular de la Universidad de La Habana.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-13). Mayo Clinic Cancer Center Patients, Executive Director Highlighted in American Association for Cancer Research Cancer Disparities Progress Report. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — The American Association for Cancer Research today released its Cancer Disparities Progress Report 2022. The publication aims to raise awareness of the enormous toll that cancer exacts on racial and ethnic minorities and other diverse and medically underserved populations in the United States while highlighting areas of recent progress in reducing cancer health disparities. The report also provides specific recommendations for achieving health equity, a fundamental human right for all people regardless…

Staff (2022-06-13). Hearing for Dr. Issam Hijjawi Bassalat continued: Solidarity against anti-Palestinian repression! samidoun.net On Friday, 10 June, Palestinian-Scottish doctor Issam Hijjawi Bassalat appeared before the Supreme Court of Scotland in a case seeking to reclaim his medical license after it was suspended by the medical board due to his political arrest in 2020. Dr. Bassalat was released on bail in December 2021 after spending 16 months — and …

Cameron Orr (2022-06-13). Today's Poor People's Campaign carries on MLK's fight for economic justice. peoplesworld.org Co-chaired by Rev. William J. Barber II and Liz Theoharis, the Poor People's Campaign began in May 2018 with 40 days of coordinated action at statehouses across the U.S. to confront systemic racism, poverty, ecological devastation, militarism, and the war economy. Now mobilizing for a massive June 18th "Mass Poor People's and Low Wage Workers' …

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-13). Mayo Clinic expert offers tips to prevent, manage headaches, from migraine to 'rebound'. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org PHOENIX, Ariz. — Headache disorders are among the most common health problems worldwide and one of the most underdiagnosed and undertreated, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). In this expert alert, neurologist Amaal Starling, M.D., a headache and migraine expert at Mayo Clinic in Phoenix, offers tips to prevent and manage headache disorders, including migraine and medication-induced rebound headache. There are more than a dozen different types of headache disorders. The most common disabling…

____ (2022-06-13). World's tallest transmission towers linked across Yangtze River. ecns.cn Two power-transmission towers measuring 385 meters high each, the tallest of their kind in the world, were linked with electricity cables spanning the Yangtze River on Monday.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-13). Consumer Health: Life after cancer. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org National Cancer Survivors Day will be observed Sunday, June 5, which make this a good time to learn more about life after cancer. One in 3 people will be diagnosed with cancer, and more than 16.9 million cancer survivors are alive today, according to the American Cancer Society. Survival rates are improving for many types of cancer, thanks to advances in cancer screening and treatment. Many cancer treatments take a toll, though, in the form of side effects…

Adriaan Alsema (2022-06-13). Last polls before Colombia's election contradict each other. colombiareports.com The last opinion polls before Colombia's presidential election showed contradictory projections. Pollster CNC did not release the latest results of its weekly poll before the vote on Sunday. Remaining pollsters…

____ (2022-06-13). Chinese, Panamanian FMs exchange congratulations on 5th anniversary of diplomatic ties. ecns.cn Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi and Panamanian Foreign Minister Erika Mouynes on Monday exchanged congratulations on the fifth anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties between the two countries.

____ (2022-06-13). Healthy, stable development of China-Australia ties beneficial to two peoples: Chinese ambassador. ecns.cn Chinese Ambassador to Australia Xiao Qian said here on Saturday that a healthy and stable development of the bilateral relations is in line with the fundamental interests of the two peoples.

Rebekah Barber (2022-06-13). GOP Lawmakers Blaming 'Mental Illness' Are Same Ones Who Refuse to Expand Medicaid. commondreams.org Medicaid is the nation's top payer for mental health and substance use care, covering more than one in four adults with serious mental health issues…

Staff (2022-06-13). 2 killed, 4 wounded in shooting in US' Indiana. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 13 (MNA) — Two people were killed and four others were wounded in a shooting at an Indiana nightclub early Sunday, police said.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-13). Mayo Clinic Minute: How to have a productive visit with your health care professional. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Whether an appointment has been on the calendar for months or your visit to your health care professional's office is because of a sudden issue, getting the right treatment and answers to questions starts with a productive conversation. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/cs4SewSV2LU Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (1: 00) is in the downloads at the end of…

Joel Wendland-Liu (2022-06-13). New study investigates plunder of Native American land. peoplesworld.org In its first six decades of existence, the U.S. created a trail of treaties that led to a massive transfer of Indigenous wealth. Michael John Witgen's second book, Seeing Red: Indigenous Land, American Expansion, and the Political Economy of Plunder in North America, published by the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture and …

Greg Kearney (2022-06-13). Neither snow, nor rain, nor $5-a-gallon gas will stop Trump postmaster DeJoy. peoplesworld.org Related Story: |

Klaus Dorre (2022-06-13). The window of opportunity is closing. indybay.org Oscar Wilde wrote: "A map of the world in which Utopia is not marked is not worth looking at, for it undercuts the shore on which mankind will eternally land." He goes on to say, "Disobedience, for anyone versed in history, is man's true virtue. Through disobedience came progress, through disobedience and insubordination." (Wilde 2014)…

City Lights Booksellers & Mother Jones (2022-06-13). Tuesday 8/9: Defending Choice: Roe vs. Wade and the Battle to Preserve Women's Rights. indybay.org Online event – FREE…

____ (2022-06-13). China's self-developed graph computer breaks world record. ecns.cn China's graph computer "DepGraph," developed by Huazhong University of Science and Technology, topped the 24th Graph 0 list and broke the world record for computing performance, the university announced on June 4.

TeleSUR, jaa, JL (2022-06-12). Empiezan a salir civiles retenidos por militares ucranianos en planta química Azot en Donbass. telesurtv.net Las unidades del Ejército ruso y de Lugansk reciben a los evacuados para llevarlos a lugares seguros.

Anonymous103 (2022-06-12). Military Situation In Ukraine On June 12, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org Russian missiles destroyed a large warehouse of foreign weapons supplied to Ukraine near Chortkov in the Ternopol region; | Russia attacked military assets of the AFU near Slavyansk with high-precision missiles; | Russia attacked military assets of the AFU near Krivoi Rog with high-precision missiles; | Russia attacked military assets of the AFU near Zvanovka with high-precision missiles; | On June 11, 320 AFU members were killed and 5 armored vehicles were destroyed by Rus…

TeleSUR, jb, JGN (2022-06-12). øQué son las Reglas Mandela para el encarcelamiento digno. telesurtv.net Nelson Mandela pasó 27 años siendo un preso político, lo que lo hizo convertirse en una figura de lucha contra el apartheid,…

Editor (2022-06-12). Glenn Greenwald: Joe Biden's Highly Revealing Embrace of Saudi Despots. scheerpost.com Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz at the Pentagon in Washington D.C., Mar. 22, 2018. ( By Glenn Greenwald | In 2018, President Trump issued

Editor (2022-06-12). Glenn Greenwald: Joe Biden's Revealing Embrace of Saudi Despots. scheerpost.com Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz at the Pentagon in Washington D.C., Mar. 22, 2018. ( By Glenn Greenwald | In 2018, President Trump issued

JANET (2022-06-12). Capitalism and baby formula. iacenter.org By Margaret Kimberley June 10, 2022 The following article was posted on Black Agenda Report on May 29. The baby formula shortage is not a glitch in the system. It actually exemplifies everything that goes wrong when the profit motive rules. Capitalism can't ensure a food supply or anything else that humans need. "Socialism doesn't work" is repeated like a mantra. We're told endlessly that capitalism provides jobs, housing, food and health care in this country, when it does a very bad job of doing all these things. The United States is said to be "the richest country in the world," a strange statement which implie…

_____ (2022-06-12). Does Turkey Intend to Replace the CSTO in Central Asia? journal-neo.org Today there are two large military blocs in the world &#1 ; NATO and the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO), which, aside from Russia, Belarus, and Armenia, includes Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, and Kazakhstan as full members. In addition to the members of the CSTO, it includes observer status nations, and Serbia has been such since 2003. On …

TeleSUR, SH (2022-06-12). Asesinan a un líder sindical colombiano en el Valle del Cauca. telesurtv.net El asesinato de Julio Cesar Ojeda se suma al de otros tres líderes sociales esta semana en el Valle y el Cauca.

Silke Otsch, Boris Ginner (2022-06-12). 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…

_____ (2022-06-12). Colombia: World Power Of Life Or Neo-Fascist Pillar? popularresistance.org We live at a historical crossroads, an era of civilizational crisis where life and death are at stake worldwide, a situation in which Colombia faces a deep dilemma. On May 29, 2022, around 21 million citizens voted in Colombia's national elections to elect its executive branch. The victory of the Historical Pact "Colombia Can" comes to the fore, an alignment of the new left with Gustavo Petro as president and Francia Márquez as vice-presidential formula. It is the first time that a left-wing coalition has triumphed in a presidential election in Colombia, adding 8.5 million votes, the largest number obtained in th…

Susana Barria Barria (2022-06-12). World Trade Organization and Pandemic response: Time is up. peoplesdispatch.org At the 12th Ministerial Conference of the WTO taking place from 12-16 June, trade delegates are likely to pass a meaningless Covid-19 decision in an attempt to safeguard the organization's face after months of botched negotiations for a suspension of harmful trade rules on intellectual property…

_____ (2022-06-12). Model-based net-zero scenarios, including those of the IPCC, aren't worth the paper they are written on. popularresistance.org World-leading economists have blown a hole right through the middle of the main tool used to produce the net-zero scenarios embraced by climate policymakers. | In a new paper, Sir Nicholas Stern, Nobel Laureate Joseph E. Stiglitz and Charlotte Taylor conclude that climate-energy-economy Integrated Assessment Models (IAMs), which are the key tool in producing emission-reduction scenarios, "have very limited value in answering the two critical questions" of the speed and nature of emissions reductions and "fail to provide much in the way of useful guidance, either for the intensity of action, or for the policies th…

JANET (2022-06-12). Mass opposition to Biden's Summit gains momentum. iacenter.org By Lyn Neeley June 10, 2022 President Joe Biden's Summit of the Americas is being boycotted by most countries in the Western hemisphere, and it is opposed by two large coalitions protesting Biden's refusal to invite Cuba, Venezuela and Nicaragua to this year's event. ALBA (Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of our America), a coalition of 11 anti-imperialist Latin American countries, opposes Biden's unilateral actions against Venezuela and Nicaragua and the economic blockade against Cuba. What if the United States held a summit and nobody came? Credit: Carlos Latuff ALBA just held its 21st Summit of Heads of Sta…

Staff (2022-06-12). Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike: Severe health deterioration for Khalil Awawdeh and Raed Rayan. samidoun.net Khalil Awawdeh and Raed Rayan, Palestinians jailed without charge or trial under administrative detention in Israeli occupation prisons, are continuing their hunger strikes for the 102nd and 67th days, respectively. They have been joined by four more Palestinian prisoners — Hani Bisharat, also jailed without charge or trial; Freedom Tunnel heroes Zakaria Zubaidi and Yaqoub …

Staff (2022-06-12). Solidarity against anti-Palestinian smear campaign targeting CUNY movement, Nerdeen Kiswani and Within Our Lifetime. samidoun.net Samidoun Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network stands in solidarity with Palestinian activist and law graduate Nerdeen Kiswani, Within Our Lifetime, and the movement for Palestinian liberation at the City University of New York (CUNY). Kiswani was elected by her graduating class as the student commencement speaker at her law school graduation, where she delivered a powerful …

Editor (2022-06-12). The Chris Hedges Report: The Long Road Home (Part 2). scheerpost.com By Chris Hedges / Editor's note: This video is the second in a two-part series by Chris Hedges. Click In the conclusion of The Long Road Home, Chris Hedges looks at the numerous hurdles faced by prisoners released into society, the toll of reentry on their families, the importance of educational programs in restoring self-esteem an…

Anonymous587 (2022-06-12). Economic Trends After Outbreak Of War. Is Recovery Possible? southfront.org SPIEF will be organized in an era of great change | Despite the increasing influence of the military agenda on the information background in the world, business still plays the main role. It is the monetary component that determines the agenda, contrary to emotions and political gestures. | It should be noted that a situation similar to the one in which Russia is currently trapped has been occurring periodically lately. Economic sanctions have become the m…

Dean Baker (2022-06-12). How Do We Get a Wage-Price Spiral When Wage Growth Is Slowing? cepr.net That's the question millions are asking, or hopefully at least the folks at the Fed making decisions on interest rates. Ostensibly, the Fed is concerned that the economy is too strong and that we are either on the edge, or already stuck in, the sort of wage-price spiral that led to double digit inflation back …

Staff (2022-06-12). President Maduro Sends Message of Solidarity to the People's Summit in Los Angeles. orinocotribune.com "Our voice has been there, as we said, the voice of the rebellious peoples of Our America, of Cuba, of Nicaragua, of Venezuela, there in the streets of Los Angeles," said the President of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, via a video message sent to the People's Summit for Democracy, held in Los Angeles, California. The People's Summit was a counter-event to the 9th Summit of the Americas, from which Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela had been excluded by the United States government. | President Maduro's message was broadcast during the closing ceremony of the People's Summit, on Friday, June 10. | President Maduro criti…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-06-12). Democratizing the United Nations to Save the World. libya360.wordpress.com Sofía Clark "Those of us who do understand the nefariousness of the empire, and the ever-increasing danger it represents, must be clear that the effective defense of life on planet Earth, including that of the human species itself, inexorably demands the existence of an independent and democratic world forum for a genuine and effective defense…

Staff (2022-06-12). Former Deputy Guaidó Followed by the Violence He Sowed. orinocotribune.com Caracas, June 11, 2022 ( Last week, in Zulia, during an event that far-right forces organized in a recently renovated sports…

Amarynth (2022-06-12). Japan's Looking At 10 Million Hikikomori. thesaker.is By Thorsten J. Pattberg for the Saker Blog The Island Nation of Japan Is The Cradle Of Hentai-Porn, Micro-Bento And Crazy Toilets. It Is Also The Motherlode Of Unspeakable Social…

JANET (2022-06-12). AFL-CIO convention must unconditionally support Puerto Rico's unions. iacenter.org June 9, 2022 This article is by a member of the construction trades and a member of the AFL-CIO. The 2022 convention of the AFL-CIO will be held in Philadelphia June 12-15. Every four years the American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations meets in a convention to talk about its achievements and what must be accomplished in the near future. You will hear many speakers from the building trades, teachers unions, service workers, etc., in consonance when it comes to who they support politically, trade deals that affect them, infrastructure projects that they think are warranted and so on. What yo…

_____ (2022-06-12). Julian Assange Extradition Rulings Could Be Annulled, Say Legal Sources. popularresistance.org UK home office minister Priti Patel is expected to rule any day on whether WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange should be extradited to the US to face espionage related charges. But legal sources now say that surveillance of Assange's lawyers may see the extradition case thrown out. | Meanwhile, the European Court of Human Rights has ruled that the UK government illegally spied on one of Assange's lawyers. | The Canary has previously listed a number of defence concerns that could be raised in court. These include Spain-based firm UC Global's surveillance of Assange's lawyers in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London. | The…

Staff (2022-06-12). "The Sea" wins award at Madrid Intl. Independent Film Fest. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 12 (MNA) — The Iranian short film "The Sea" directed by Sahra Ramezanian has been awarded at Madrid International Independent Film Festival.

TeleSUR, SH (2022-06-12). Ministros de Defensa de China y Australia se reúnen en Singapur. telesurtv.net El encuentro entre los ministros de defensa supone el primer acercamiento de alto nivel entre ambos países tras más de dos años de tensiones.

____ (2022-06-12). (W.E. Talk) Democracy, diversity sources of division and polarization in U.S.: Yale professor. ecns.cn "Democracy and diversity that used to be true of America's great strengths, right now are in many ways sources of division and polarization," Amy Chua, Professor from Yale Law School, as well as the author of "Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother," said at the dialogue program "Cultural Relativity."

Staff (2022-06-12). OIC needs to pay attention to Islamophobia in India: Pakistan. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 12 (MNA) — Pakistani Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari called on the OIC Secretary General to discuss Islamophobic actions in India.

Staff (2022-06-12). Pinar del Río: Presentan estrategia para el proceso de transición parcial a la televisión digital terrestre. cubadebate.cu En Pinar del Rio se presentó este sábado la estrategia de implementación de la transición parcial a la TV digital, proceso que comienza en la provincia el 15 de junio por el Centro transmisor de TV-FM. Esto significa que cesan las transmisiones analógicas de los canales Educativo y Educativo 2 y se reorganizan los canales Cubavisión, Tele Rebelde y Multivisión.

____ (2022-06-12). China prepares 360 mln yuan, expert teams to guide flood control work. ecns.cn The Chinese National Flood Control and Drought Relief Headquarters has dispatched four expert teams to the provinces of Fujian, Jiangxi and other places hit hard by continuous heavy rain to guide the flood prevention work and minimize possible losses.

Anonymous669 (2022-06-12). Another British Mercenary Was Killed While Fighting With Kiev Forces. southfront.org Another British mercenary had been killed while fighting in the ranks of Kiev forces against the Russian military and its allies, the British media reported on June 12. | The mercenary, identified as former British soldier Jordan Gatley, was reportedly killed while fighting in the city of Severodonetsk, where Kiev forces have been attempting to push back the Russian military and its allies for a few weeks now. | In the recent days, the Russian military managed to capture most of Severodonetsk.

____ (2022-06-12). U.S. official says conspiracy behind Capitol riot not over. ecns.cn The conspiracy behind the U.S. Capitol riot in January 2021 still poses a threat to the U.S. democracy, a New Delhi-based Television news channel NDTV reported on Friday, citing a high-profile U.S.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-06-12). Irán y Venezuela firman acuerdos de cooperación en varias materias. telesurtv.net El presidente de Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, ratificó que a partir del 18 de julio se abre el vuelo directo entre Caracas y Teherán.

TeleSUR, jcvm, JGN, JCM (2022-06-12). Conoce las peores formas de trabajo infantil. telesurtv.net Según la OIT, alrededor 160 millones de niños que trabajan en el mundo, es decir, uno de cada diez del total de la población infantil global.

____ (2022-06-12). Chinese scientists' major discovery on potato genome sequence: Nature. ecns.cn Chinese scientists have mapped out high-quality genome sequences for 44 wild and cultivated potatoes and found a pivotal gene that makes potatoes the world's most important non-cereal food crop.

TeleSUR- jaa, JL (2022-06-12). Precio del galón de gasolina en EE.UU. alcanza cifra récord. telesurtv.net La Asociación Estadounidense del Automóvil develó que el promedio exacto para este viernes fue de 4,986 dólares por galón.

Staff (2022-06-12). Casualidad y/o causalidad de un video viral. cubadebate.cu Poco después de concluir la Cumbre, el sistema de laboratotrios de guerra psicológica contra Cuba en las redes digitales, operado desde Estados Unidos, convierte en viral un video que culpa al gobierno cubano de los efectos del bloqueo en la vida de los habitantes de la Isla, acudiendo a algo tan sensible como el testimonio de una madre de tres hijos que, de manera muy emotiva, coloca en primer plano esas carencias sin aludir a la política estadounidense que busca provocarlas. y llama a "salir a la calle".

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-06-12). Irán y Venezuela celebran entrega del tanquero Yoraco. telesurtv.net Venezuela ya había recibido un primer buque petrolero gigante tipo Aframax, con capacidad para transportar hasta 113 mil toneladas de petróleo.

____ (2022-06-12). China's Xiamen to build 5G-powered telemedicine platform for eye diseases. ecns.cn Xiamen, a coastal city in east China's Fujian Province, will build a 5G-based telemedicine platform for eye diseases, as part of its efforts to promote smart medicine and health.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-06-12). China afirma que defenderá a toda costa su soberanía sobre Taiwán. telesurtv.net El ministro de Defensa chino se reunió con su colega estadounidense, Lloyd Austin, en el marco del XIX Diálogo Shangri-La, en Singapur.

_____ (2022-06-12). Venezuela And Iran Sign 20-year Cooperation Plan. popularresistance.org Venezuela's President Nicolás Maduro took a historic trip to Iran and announced a 20-year cooperation agreement, pledging to more closely integrate the countries' economies and work together in a joint "anti-imperialist struggle for a better world, of international respect and peace, without hegemonies." | Maduro signed the pact with Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi in Tehran on June 11. It was described by the Venezuelan and Iranian governments as a "partnership agreement" and "cooperation agreement." | The deal involves collaboration in science, technology, agriculture, oil and gas, petrochemicals, tourism, and…

____ (2022-06-12). Chinese ambassador: healthy, stable development of China-Australia ties beneficial to two peoples. ecns.cn Chinese Ambassador to Australia Xiao Qian said here on Saturday that a healthy and stable development of the bilateral relations is in line with the fundamental interests of the two peoples.

____ (2022-06-12). BRI offers massive opportunities for China-Britain cooperation, says experts. ecns.cn China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) offers massive opportunities for China-Britain cooperation in areas like business, climate change, personnel exchanges, education and tourism, experts said here during a three-day conference concluded on Friday.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-06-12). Pandilleros en Haití toman por asalto Palacio de Justicia. telesurtv.net El comisario de Gobierno, Jacques Lafontant, reportó que supuestos miembros de la pandilla Cinco segundos, irrumpió en la sede judicial.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-06-12). Al menos nueve muertos en Siria tras explosión de mina terrestre. telesurtv.net Dicha mina fue dejada por organizaciones terroristas, que solían gobernar la ciudad de Deir Adas en la parte rural norte de Daraa.

TeleSUR, ldp, SH (2022-06-12). Pdte. palestino considera insostenible situación de su pueblo. telesurtv.net El mandatario palestino criticó la ineficiencia de organismos internacionales de la ONU para detener las agresiones a su pueblo.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-06-12). Ayatolá Ali Jamenei se reúne con el presidente Nicolás Maduro. telesurtv.net En el encuentro, Jamenei señaló que Irán y Venezuela han logrado resistir fuertes presiones de la guerra híbrida de Estados Unidos.

TeleSUR- jaa, JL (2022-06-12). Canciller cubano cuestiona resultados de Cumbre de Las Américas. telesurtv.net "El Plan de Acción sobre Gobernabilidad Democrática adoptado en la Cumbre de Las Américas es desequilibrado y sesgado", aseveró Rodríguez Parrilla.

Ana Perdigón (2022-06-12). Venezuela and Iran Sign Cooperation Plan for Next 20 Years. orinocotribune.com The President of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, and his Iranian counterpart, Sayyid Ebrahim Raisi, presented the Iran-Venezuela bilateral cooperation plan for the next 20 years, which covers four fundamental areas. Maduro is in an official visit to the Islamic Republic of Iran as part of an international tour. Iran is his third stop in the tour, after having visited Turkey and Algeria. | The two presidents issued a joint statement at the Saab Abad Palace, the seat of the Iranian presidency, in Tehran, and signed the Iran-Venezuela cooperation agreement that covers the energy sector (oil, gas, refinery and petrochemic…

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-06-12). 3 blasts across Afghanistan leave 11 killed or injured. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 12 (MNA) — Simultaneous explosions on Sunday in Badakhshan, Kunduz and Kunar provinces in northern and eastern Afghanistan at least one Taliban militant and wounded 10 others, including six civilians.

Staff (2022-06-12). Grupo bipartidista de senadores logran un principio de acuerdo para mayor control de armas en Estados Unidos. cubadebate.cu Según un comunicado, el acuerdo de los 20 senadores -10 demócratas y 10 republicanos- incluye una revisión del proceso de compra de armas para los menores de 21 años y la extensión de las llamadas leyes de "alerta de peligro", ya vigentes en estados como California y Nueva York.

TeleSUR -vp, NA, MER (2022-06-12). øQuién era la talentosa pianista venezolana Teresa Carreño. telesurtv.net Durante su carrera musical, llegó a conocer a grandes gigantes cultores de ese entonces como Ravel, Debussy, Gounod, Rossini, Brahms o Liszt.

TeleSUR, ldp, SH (2022-06-12). ONU solicita protección a activistas de DD.HH. en Costa Rica. telesurtv.net Los líderes indígenas son perseguidos por sus pronunciamientos en contra de la explotación de su territorio.

WHO Watch Team (2022-06-12). Private monopolies hinder progress on public health: intellectual property at the 75th World Health Assembly. peoplesdispatch.org Obstruction by pharmaceutical companies from the Global North and misuse of monopoly privileges continue to slow down research into new vaccines and medicines, with disastrous effects for people's health in the Global South. Discussions at the 75th World Health Assembly did little to address this…

Staff (2022-06-12). Ingeniero de Google es suspendido por la compañía tras asegurar que un sistema de inteligencia artifical tiene conciencia. cubadebate.cu Tras varias conversaciones con LaMDA, Blake Lemoine llegó a la conclusión que la IA tenía sensaciones o impresiones propias. "Si no supiera exactamente lo que es, que es este programa informático que hemos construido recientemente, pensaría que es un niño de 7 u 8 años que resulta que sabe física", indicó el ingeniero.

TeleSUR, JL (2022-06-12). Encuestadora da triunfo a Gustavo Petro de comicios en Colombia. telesurtv.net La encuesta que se efectuó entre el 5 y 10 de junio pone a Petro como ganador de los comicios, pese a los ataques que recibe constantemente.

TeleSUR, ldp, SH (2022-06-12). Indígenas anuncian protestas por crisis económica en Ecuador. telesurtv.net El presidente de la Conaie, Leonidas Iza, expresó que las protestas serán por tiempo indefinido.

TeleSUR- jaa, JCM (2022-06-12). Enfrentamientos armados causan confinamiento en Chocó, Colombia. telesurtv.net La Comisión Intereclesial de Justicia y paz informó que aunque de momento ha cesado el fuego en la zona, helicópteros continuaban sobrevolando la región.

Staff (2022-06-12). Cuba cierra jornada de sábado con 20 nuevos casos de Covid-19. cubadebate.cu En el día en Cuba para la COVID-19 se realizaron un total de 3 mil 897 muestras para la vigilancia, resultando positivas 20. El país acumula 13 millones 912 mil 468 muestras realizadas y 1 millón 105 mil 612 positivas. Del total de casos: 16 fueron contactos de casos confirmados; 4 con fuente de infección en el extranjero; 0 sin fuente de infección precisada.

TeleSUR, SH (2022-06-12). Pdte. Ortega pide ratificar ingreso de tropas rusas a Nicaragua. telesurtv.net El pedido del presidente Ortega será debatida en la sesión parlamentaria de la próxima semana.

JANET (2022-06-12). Western colonizers imposed anti-gay laws throughout world — Lavender & Red, Part 112. iacenter.org By Leslie Feinberg June 10, 2022 The following is one installment of Feinberg's "Lavender & Red" series on the intersection of LGBTQ2S+ and socialist history, which appeared Sept. 27, 2007, in Workers World newspaper. The 120-part series was published between 2004 and 2008 and can be downloaded for free at workers.org/books. Sodomy laws, imposed on India in 1861 by British colonizers, were still in force at the time of this 2013 protest. Wherever class-divided societies overturned matrilineal-communal groupings, laws began to punish sexualities, gender expressions and bodies that did not fit the new patriarchal f…

Staff (2022-06-12). Putin felicita a sus compatriotas por el Día de Rusia y pide mayor unidad nacional. cubadebate.cu "Quiero felicitar a todo los ciudadanos del país por el Día de Rusia, por un día festivo dedicado a nuestro país natal. Me siento orgulloso por su historia, tengo fe en su futuro", ha declarado el mandatario. Putin ha hecho referencia a la situación actual para "entender hoy lo importante que es para la patria, para nuestra sociedad, para la gente mantenerse unidos", ha añadido.

Anonymous669 (2022-06-12). Israel's Chief Of Staff Makes Chilling Threats To Lebanon, Talks About 'Big Strikes'. southfront.org The Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Aviv Kochavi speaking at Israel's first National Conference on the Home Front on June 12. Source: the IDF. | The Israeli military's Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Aviv Kochavi made a series of chilling threats to Lebanon while talking at Israel's first National Conference on the Home Front on June 12. | In his speech, Kochavi detailed the Israeli military's strategy for responding to an attack that Hezbollah could launch from Lebanon."We will d…

____ (2022-06-12). China tops world in number of world natural heritage sites. ecns.cn China has the world's largest number of world natural heritage sites, according to the National Forestry and Grassland Administration.

TeleSUR, SH (2022-06-12). Autoridades mexicanas disuelven nueva caravana migratoria. telesurtv.net El INM concedió visas humanitarias y formas migratorias que permiten a los migrantes el libre tránsito en el país por un período de entre 30 y 180 días.

____ (2022-06-12). Russian PM authorizes Russia's withdrawal from UNWTO. ecns.cn Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin signed an order on Friday authorizing the country's withdrawal from the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO).

TeleSUR, JL (2022-06-12). Nicaragua saluda a pdte. Putin por aniversario del día de Rusia. telesurtv.net Ante el escenario de ataques por parte de EE.UU. contra la soberanía de los pueblos, Nicaragua ratificó su compromiso de solidificar los acuerdos de cooperación con Rusia.

TeleSUR, SH (2022-06-12). Avanzan elecciones legislativas en Francia bajo una alta abstención. telesurtv.net En estos comicios se espera una batalla entre el bloque de Macron, y la coalición de izquierdas liderada por Jean-Luc Mélenchon.

_____ (2022-06-11). Turkey is Changing its Opinion on the Events in Ukraine. journal-neo.org The "collective West" and many NATO countries have finally begun to receive objective information on the goals and results of Russia's special military operation to denazify Ukraine. Instead of openly Russophobic coverage of these events by representatives of the current military-political elite of the EU and NATO and, above all, the United States, the true …

Alexander Rubinstein (2022-06-11). Ukraine Volunteer Fighter and US Citizen Craig Lang Armed by Colombia to Overthrow Venezuela's Gov't, FBI Source Says. orinocotribune.com Craig Lang, a US Army veteran accused by US authorities of carrying out murders on American soil as well as torture and other war crimes in Ukraine, allegedly joined a band of insurgents armed by the Colombian police to overthrow the Venezuelan government. | An FBI affidavit against Lang states that he was in Colombia with an Army pal when the country's national police provided him with weapons to attack Venezuela. | Lang's history tracks closely with that of Paul Gray, a fellow US military veteran and white nationalist also fighting in Ukraine. According to new revelations by a former compatriot of US-backed Ven…

Dave DeCamp (2022-06-11). Barack Obama Says Ukraine War Is 'Far From Over'. news.antiwar.com Former President Barack Obama said in a speech at the Copenhagen Democracy Summit on Friday that the war in Ukraine is "far from over." "Make no mistake, this war is far from over. The costs will continue to mount," Obama said. "The costs will continue to mount, the course of events … are hard to …

Editor (2022-06-11). How pre-WW II Ukrainian fascists pioneered brutal terror techniques; later improved by CIA, now ironically taught to descendants (Part 1). mronline.org The history of Ukraine is long and rich. For millennia, the fertile lands of Ukraine with their black earth and rich seas have been highly contested.

Editor (2022-06-11). Chancellor Scholz in Lithuania: Germany boosts combat troops for war against Russia. mronline.org Germany is playing an increasingly aggressive role in NATO's war offensive against Russia. During his visit to Lithuania on Tuesday, Chancellor Olaf Scholz announced Germany would increase the number of its combat troops on the ground in that country.

Contributing Writers (2022-06-11). WATCH: Bashar al-Assad: Russia Restored Lost International Balance (English subtitles). marktaliano.net Damascus, SANA— President Bashar al-Assad said that Russia is facing a war that cannot be linked to the issue of NATO expansion, but rather it is an ongoing war that did not stop even before communism or before World War I, affirming that Russia's power today constitutes a restoration of international equilibrium. "So, we can …

Editor (2022-06-11). 'Karl Marx's Writings on Alienation' by: Marcello Musto, reviewed by: Carlos L. Garrido. mronline.org Marcello Musto's anthology of 'Karl Marx's Writings on Alienation' is both comprehensive and concise, containing within the span of 100 pages the three decades long development of the theory through more than a dozen published works and posthumously published manuscripts.

Staff (2022-06-11). Mapping Project highlights US imperialism, Zionism and complicit institutions from Boston to Palestine. samidoun.net Samidoun Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network salutes the incisive work of The Mapping Project, a newly announced initiative that makes clear the links between repressive institutions in the Boston area. As the Mapping Project notes, it is "a project created by activists and organizers in eastern Massachusetts, investigating local links between entities responsible for the colonization of …

Matthew Cunningham-Cook (2022-06-11). YOU LOVE TO SEE IT: Colorado Bans Fracking "Forever Chemicals" levernews.com Good things are happening! The Colorado legislature banned dangerous so-called "forever chemicals" used in fossil fuel mining, Starbucks workers in thirteen states voted to unionize, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is cracking down on employers that put their workers in debt, New York's legislature finally reined in crypto mining, and socialists in France are on the cusp of a big comeback.All this and much more in this week's edition of You Love To See It, exclusively for supporting subscribers below.

Prabhat Patnaik (2022-06-11). The Indian economy is heading for a stationary state. mronline.org ADAM Smith and David Ricardo had been haunted by the idea of capitalism ending up in a "stationary state", by which they meant a stable state of zero growth.

David Ruccio (2022-06-11). Inflation, wages, and profits. mronline.org Inflation continues to run hot—and now, finally, the debate about inflation is heating up.

Staff (2022-06-11). Fusako Shignenobu, in her own words. samidoun.net The following translation of Fusako Shigenobu's last newsletter from prison was published by translator Lisa Hofmann-Kuroda at Medium. We are honored to republish this important translation and once again salute Fusako Shigenobu upon her liberation, her daughter Mai and all of her comrades in struggle. Fusako Shigenobu is the former leader of the Japanese Red …

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2022-06-12: News Headlines

Vijay Prashad (2022-06-10). Land in South Africa shall be shared among those who work it: The Twenty-Third Newsletter (2022). mronline.org 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, he said, 'import at least a third of their wheat from Ukraine or Russia, with 18 of those import[ing] at least 50 percent'.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-06-10). Land in South Africa Shall Be Shared Among Those Who Work It. libya360.wordpress.com Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research 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, he said, 'import at least a third of their wheat from Ukraine or Russia, with 18 of those import[ing] at least…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-06-10). Zelensky's Delay in Opening Sea Corridor Threatens the World with Hunger. libya360.wordpress.com Paul Antonopoulos Hundreds of Ukrainian mines floating in the Black Sea threaten to halt tens of millions of tons of grain from being exported. Ukrainian officials claim it would take six months to clear the mines, something which directly contradicts the long-held claim that Russia's naval blockade is preventing the export of wheat. Markiyan Dmytrasevych, an adviser…

Silke Otsch, Boris Ginner (2022-06-12). 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…

_____ (2022-06-11). Housing Rights Militants At The People's Summit. popularresistance.org The ninth Summit of the Americas is taking place in Los Angeles from June 6 to 10, organized by the US-influenced Organization of American States. | The White House, in announcing the US as the host of the Summit back in January, stated: "Working with the city of Los Angeles, Mayor of Los Angeles Eric Garcetti, and Governor of California Gavin Newsom, the United States looks forward to convening leaders and stakeholders across the hemisphere to advance our shared commitment to economic prosperity, security, human rights, and dignity." | The People's Summit is being organized concurrently in Los Angeles as a worki…

Andrew Harmer (2022-06-11). Sustainably financing the World Health Organization. peoplesdispatch.org Sustainable financing of the WHO was one of the most anticipated topics of the 75th World Health Assembly. Although progress has been made through efforts of a designated working group, worries remain that the planned increase will not be enough to meet actual needs…

Jim McMahan (2022-06-11). Museum workers hop on the union train. workers.org Seattle About 65 internal security guards in the wealthy Seattle Art Museum (SAM) just became the SAM VSO Union! VSO stands for Visitor Service Officers. The year-long organizing drive was victorious with 34-to-4 votes in the National Labor Relations Board election. The election covered workers at both the downtown Seattle . . . |

Peoples Dispatch (2022-06-11). The housing struggle is a national and international struggle: Kenia Alcocer. peoplesdispatch.org Kenia Alcocer talks about important struggles she took up as an activist, the formation of the Los Angeles Tenants Union and how the struggle for housing rights is related to other working class struggles.

WSWS (2022-06-11). Sri Lankan president imposes essential public services order, banning power and health workers strikes. wsws.org The EPSA gazette is a warning that the Rajapakse-Wickremesinghe government will unleash all manner of repressive measures against the working class.

Poor People's Campaign (2022-06-11). 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…

Editor (2022-06-10). Priti Patel's Sweeping New Threat To Free Expression. scheerpost.com Priti Patel leaves St Paul's Cathedral with other ministers after the Platinum Jubilee service on Friday. (Photo: Andrew Parsons / No 10) | By Richard Norton-Taylor / Journalists who receive some funding from foreign governments are at risk of committing offences under a bill that carries a maximum sentence of life imprisonment. The risk also applies to individuals working for civil society organisations such as human rights groups. | It would be an offence to disclose leaked information that would p…

Isheka N. Harrison (2022-06-10). Black Homeownership is At 45%: 5 Things To Know About Homeownership as a Factor in Wealth Gap. moguldom.com Black homeownership in America continues to lag behind that of other groups, thus increasing the racial wealth gap. HEre are 5 things to know about homeownership as a factor in the wealth gap. 1. Black homeownership is at 44.7 percent Recent statistics released by the National Association of Realtors show Black homeownership rates sit at …

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