(2022-04-18). As Omicron BA.2 subvariant surges in the US, Biden administration deepens COVID-19 coverup. wsws.org Instead of alerting society to the dangers posed by BA.2 and the disastrous state of COVID-19 surveillance in the US, every effort is being made to conceal this reality from the American public.
(2022-04-18). Biden Administration to Restart Oil, Gas Leasing on Public Lands. indybay.org WASHINGTON, April 15, 2022 — The Bureau of Land Management announced today that it will resume oil and gas leasing on public lands, violating President Biden's campaign promise to end new oil and gas leasing and locking in new extraction that thwarts his pledge to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
(2022-04-18). Estados Unidos insiste en sus programas de guerra en el espacio. cubadebate.cu La administración Biden aprobó un presupuesto para 2023 de 27 mil 600 millones de dólares (un aumento del 25% respecto al presupuesto de 2022) para la militarización del espacio exterior para dar continuidad a esa política que cobró gran fuerza con los planes del expresidente Reagan en la década de los 80 de lo que se denominó como "Guerra de las Galaxias".
(2022-04-18). French presidential candidate Le Pen threatens Germany and Algeria. wsws.org The aggressive international policy of the two presidential candidates, Le Pen and Macron, vindicates the SEP's call to build a movement to boycott the elections.
(2022-04-18). Australian elections: Behind mudslinging and diversion, Labor and Liberals pledge stepped-up attacks on the working class. wsws.org Alongside the banalities of the official campaign, the major parties are waging a parallel campaign aimed at convincing the ruling elite that they are best placed to enforce sweeping attacks on the working class.
(2022-04-18). Video: PES calls for active boycott of French presidential elections. wsws.org Alexandre Lantier, national secretary of the Parti de l'égalité socialiste, explains the call for an active boycott of the second round of the French presidential elections.
(2022-04-18). Tuesday 4/19: Threats to Democracy, Elections and Voting Rights. indybay.org us02web.zoom.us/j/86398037030?pwd=MzlLVVJUUHd4d2cwTjNjRmI4eU1WUT09 | Meeting ID: 863 9803 7030 Passcode: 709990…
(2022-04-18). Federal judge in Hawaii extends order blocking Trump's travel ban. news.xinhuanet.com A U.S. federal judge in Hawaii on Wednesday extended his previous nationwide order blocking the implementation of President Donald Trump's revised travel ban while the lawsuit continues.
(2022-04-18). Spotlight: What's behind abrupt U.S. withdrawal from UNESCO?>. xinhuanet.com The world has long been used to U.S. President Donald Trump taking a stance against multilateralism. Still, the sudden U.S. announcement Thursday to retreat from UNESCO — the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization — raised eyebrows worldwide.
(2022-04-18). Friday 4/29: 4/29 Stop Privatizing Oakland! Day Of Action By Teachers & ILWU Longshore Workers. indybay.org Oakland teachers will be striking and joining with ILWU longshore workers on April 29 against privatization and closures of Oakland schools and the privatization and destruction of the Port Of Oakland by the Mayor and Democratic Party City Council supported by the leadership of the Alameda Labor Council and Alameda Building Trades. There will be a rally at 2PM at Oscar Grant Plaza and march through Oakland.
(2022-04-18). Malaysia says to release body of Kim Jong Nam to DPRK. news.xinhuanet.com Malaysia will release the body of Kim Jong Nam to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) and allow its nationals to leave, after the nine stranded Malaysian citizens in DPRK were freed, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said in a statement on Thursday.
(2022-04-18). DPRK slams U.S. for orchestrating efforts to tighten financial sanctions against | Pyongyang. news.xinhuanet.com The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) has slammed the United States for orchestrating efforts to tighten financial sanctions against Pyongyang.
(2022-04-18). Sri Lankan SEP/IYSSE to hold picket and public meeting to fight for socialist perspective in the mass anti-government protests. wsws.org The SEP supports the demand that the president resigns but goes further in advancing a socialist program of action for the working class to defend its social and democratic rights.
(2022-04-18). Corea del Sur y EE.UU. inician maniobras militares conjuntas. telesurtv.net El Gobierno de Pyongyang califica estos ejercicios como ensayos para la guerra y denuncia que alejan la posibilidad de realizar diálogos.
(2022-04-18). Glass walkway brings new sight to Nanjing. ecns.cn The newly built round glass walkway next to the Nanjing Yangtze River Bridge lights up in Nanjing, east China's Jiangsu Province, April 16, 2022. The colorful round glass walkway looks like a "big ring" at night.
(2022-04-17). "One less traitor": Zelensky oversees campaign of assassination, kidnapping and torture of political opposition. thegrayzone.com While claiming to defend democracy, Ukraine's Volodymyr Zelensky has outlawed his opposition, ordered his rivals' arrest, and presided over the disappearance and assassination of dissidents across the country. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has framed his country's war against Russia as a battle for democracy itself. In a carefully choreographed address to US Congress on March 16, Zelensky stated, "Right now, the destiny of our country is being decided. The destiny of our people, whether Ukrainians will be free, whether they …
(2022-04-17). President of Mexico Questions US Interest in Venezuela and Support for Guaidó. orinocotribune.com On Wednesday, April 13, during his daily morning conference, the President of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) commented that the United States has now shoved self-proclaimed "interim president" of Venezuela Juan Guaidó aside, after previously having given him full support. Now, the government of President Joe Biden is changing its stance and seeking the help of the government of Venezuela headed by President Nicolás Maduro. | AMLO remarked that, as a result of the Russia-Ukraine conflict, the US has sought the help of Venezuela in order to solve its domestic oil supply and demand. | Y donde queda el pe…
(2022-04-17). Comicomment: U.S. profiteering from Ukraine crisis. ecns.cn U.S. President Joe Biden said Wednesday his administration will provide Ukraine with an additional 800 million U.S. dollars' worth of military.
(2022-04-17). Nomination period of HKSAR's sixth-term chief executive election concludes. ecns.cn The nomination period for the election of China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region's (HKSAR) sixth-term chief executive concluded on Saturday.
(2022-04-17). Federal judge in Hawaii extends order blocking Trump's travel ban. news.xinhuanet.com A U.S. federal judge in Hawaii on Wednesday extended his previous nationwide order blocking the implementation of President Donald Trump's revised travel ban while the lawsuit continues.
(2022-04-17). Mandatario cubano rememora epopeya en Playa Girón. cubadebate.cu En su cuenta en Twitter, Díaz-Canel citó una frase del líder histórico de la Revolución, Fidel Castro, perteneciente al discurso pronunciado en el acto central en conmemoración del aniversario 10 de la victoria en Playa Girón, el 19 de abril de 1971.
(2022-04-17). North Korea: Kim Jong-un's Leadership and Accomplishments. orinocotribune.com Ten years ago, on April 13, 2012, Kim Jong-un was elected First Chairman of North Korea's National Defense Commission. So, he became the country's leader and assumed all the highest state, military and party posts. TASS has summed up information about Kim Jong-un and how the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) has been developing under his leadership. | Kim Jong-un: Origin, education and rise to power | Kim Jong-un was born on January 8, 1982, in Pyongyang (January 8, 1983, or 1984 according to different sources). He is the youngest of three sons of North Korean leader Kim Jong-il (1942-2011), the grands…
(2022-04-17). Democracy – not more than the brand name. indybay.org The USA, a hegemonic power threatened with decline, is struggling to maintain and expand a monopolistic world order. This is supposed to be justified by surrounding itself with an aura of freedom and democracy. In this respect, the title of Wolin's book is a provocation: "Inverted Totalitarianism."
(2022-04-17). Malaysia says to release body of Kim Jong Nam to DPRK. news.xinhuanet.com Malaysia will release the body of Kim Jong Nam to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) and allow its nationals to leave, after the nine stranded Malaysian citizens in DPRK were freed, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said in a statement on Thursday.
(2022-04-17). Two People Wounded In Turkish Shelling On Christian Town In Northeastern Syria (Videos, Photos). southfront.org Image: aa.com.tr | Late on April 16, two people were wounded when the Turkish military and its proxies shelled the Christian town of Tell Tawil in the northern countryside of al-Hasakah. | Tell Tawil, which is located near the town of Tell Tamer, is held by the Syriac Military Council, a faction of the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF). The Turkish indiscriminate shelling damaged several houses as well as the town's only church. | According to the Syrian Observator…
(2022-04-17). DPRK slams U.S. for orchestrating efforts to tighten financial sanctions against | Pyongyang. news.xinhuanet.com The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) has slammed the United States for orchestrating efforts to tighten financial sanctions against Pyongyang.
(2022-04-17). Kim Jong-un supervisa prueba de nueva arma táctica norcoreana. telesurtv.net De ser confirmada esta sería la primera arma táctica que Pyongyang desarrolla con capacidad para portar cabezas nucleares.