2022-04-26: News Headlines

Jeremy Kuzmarov (2022-04-26). Biden's New Arms Czar for Ukraine Has a Lot of Blood on His Hands—They Are Likely to Get Even Bloodier. covertactionmagazine.com Terry Wolff oversaw training of Iraqi forces for deadly siege of Mosul and coalition fighting dirty war in Syria President …

Anonymous103 (2022-04-26). Lloyd Ostin Declares US Real Goal To Defeat Russia On Battlefield — CNN. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | After the visit to Ukraine by the US Secretary of State and Secretary of Defense on April 24th, CNN reported on Biden's change of strategy towards Russia. The US officials also announced new military assistance and the return of diplomats to Ukraine. | Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin told reporters after a trip to Kyiv that "we want to see Russia weakened to the degree that it can't do the kinds of things that it has done in invading Ukraine." The new US goal is "to defeat Russia on the…

Liberation Staff (2022-04-26). The United States designates Colombia as a NATO external ally. liberationnews.org The official designation was confirmed this Thursday, when Biden sent a letter to the presidents of both chambers of the Capitol, stating: "I notify my intention to designate Colombia as an Important Ally outside NATO."

WSWS (2022-04-26). Michigan, Ohio Republicans embrace pro-Trump fascists. wsws.org Both state parties are on the verge of nominating fanatical advocates of the "stolen election" lie as statewide candidates in 2022.

WSWS (2022-04-26). Text messages reveal Trump's chief of staff orchestrated January 6 coup attempt. wsws.org New revelations implicating Trump Chief of Staff Mark Meadows and leading Republicans in the January 6 coup plot further expose danger of dictatorship.

ecns.cn (2022-04-26). DPRK holds military parade to marks army's 90th anniversary. ecns.cn A grand military parade was held on Monday night at Kim Il Sung Square in central Pyongyang, the capital of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, to mark the 90th founding anniversary of the Korean People's Army.

Staff (2022-04-26). Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla a Con Filo: Esta Cumbre de las Américas no es nada democrática (+ Video). cubadebate.cu Este lunes, tras las declaraciones ofrecidas por el ministro de Relaciones Exteriores Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla a la prensa nacional y extranjera, el titular concedió una entrevista al programa Con Filo, donde abordó asuntos como la migración y la exclusión de Cuba de los preparativos de la próxima Cumbre de las Américas.

WSWS (2022-04-26). Florida Governor signs bill banning classroom instruction and employee training on race, sexuality and nationality. wsws.org Republican Govenor Ron DeSantis signed repressive legislation for public schools and busineses that bans the introduction of what Republicans call "woke indoctrination" on concepts related to sexism, racism, or nationality…

teleSUR -ldp -HIM (2022-04-26). Protestan en República Dominicana contra precios de combustibles. telesurtv.net La huelga exige, entre otras prevendas, la rebaja de los precios del combustible y de la canasta básica.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-04-26). Sharing Mayo Clinic: Gabriel Ryan wasn't supposed to live. Today, he is thriving. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Eric and Micayla Ryan were experienced parents. They had three children already and thought this ultrasound would be as routine as the ones that had come before. They knew what to expect. Or so they thought. But instead of reassurance, this ultrasound revealed a problem: cysts on the kidneys of the Goodhue, Minnesota, couple's fourth child. Their doctor arranged for the Ryans to meet with specialists at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, some 30 miles away,…

ecns.cn (2022-04-26). Beijing to conduct three rounds of nucleic acid testing in 11 districts. ecns.cn To contain the spread of COVID-19, Beijing has decided to expand nucleic acid testing after it started a district-wide test in Chaoyang, said Xu Hejian, spokesperson of the municipal government of Beijing, on Monday.

Antonio C.S. Rosa (2022-04-25). How Obama-Biden Team Empowered Terrorists in Syria. transcend.org 20 Apr 2022 – Ukraine is the Obama-Biden team's second major proxy war against Russia. The first was Syria, where US support for the insurgency helped create an Al Qaeda safe haven.

Anonymous103 (2022-04-25). The Triumph Of Deceit: How Thinking In Labels — Mere Words — (Not In Reality) Has Killed Democracy. southfront.org Written by Eric Zuesse On April 19th, Glenn Greenwald, who is not only a great lawyer but one of the world's…

Rick Rozoff (2022-04-25). No stranger to NATO wars: CV on new U.S. ambassador to Ukraine. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com On Brink's work in Georgia a decade ago see this. Interfax-UkraineApril 25, 2022 Biden intends to nominate Brink as US ambassador to Ukraine — White House Biden intends to nominate Brink as US ambassador to Ukraine — White HouseU.S. President Joseph Biden intends to nominate Bridget Brink as U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine. *** Bridget A. …

Mark Gruenberg (2022-04-25). Climate activists to Biden: Stop stalling, attack climate change. peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON—Unionists and climate activists are sending a blunt message to Democratic President Joe Biden and the Democratic-run Congress: Stop stalling and attack climate change, now. One typical and succinct hand-crafted sign at the march in front of the White House: The warning "There is no Planet B," with the "o" replaced by a globe. And, …

Center for Biological Diversity (2022-04-25). Biden Launches Process for Protecting Mature, Old-Growth Forests on Federal Lands. indybay.org SEATTLE, April 22, 2022 — President Joe Biden will issue an executive order today that directs federal agencies to conduct an inventory of mature and old-growth forests on America's federal lands so that policies can be adopted to protect them. The administration framed the move as a key strategy to store carbon and address climate change.

WSWS (2022-04-25). January 6 committee court filing reveals intimate involvement of Republican lawmakers, Trump chief of staff Mark Meadows in attempted coup. wsws.org The motion describes meetings and communications involving Trump, Meadows and their congressional allies where they discussed illegal strategies to stop the certification of Biden's election victory.

Our Reporter (2022-04-25). FDC Endorses Owani for Omoro county by-election. plusnews.ug The Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) party has endorsed Dick Denis Owani as the party candidate for the Omoro County Parliamentary By-election. The party leaders say Owani was endorsed following a consensus reached between him and another aspirant Terrence Odonga on Sunday in Omoro Town Council. The Chua West Member of Parliament Philip Poly Okin …

WSWS (2022-04-25). Militarist frenzy erupts in Australia over security pact between China and the Solomon Islands. wsws.org The hysterical reaction from the Coalition government, Labor and the media in the midst of the election campaign reveals Australia's central role in the very advanced US preparations for war against China.

WSWS (2022-04-25). Mélenchon to ally with Greens, PCF, NPA in French legislative election. wsws.org Jean Luc-Mélenchon is not trying to mobilise the workers, but to bring together discredited bourgeois or petty-bourgeois political parties.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-04-25). Putin, Xi congratulate Macron on re-election in French vote. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Apr. 25 (MNA) — Russian President Vladimir Putin and the President of China congratulated Emmanuel Macron on his re-election on Monday.

Peoples Dispatch (2022-04-25). Aid group condemns junta-backed militia for attack in Sudan's Darfur and other stories. peoplesdispatch.org In today's episode of the Daily Round-up we look at renewed violence in Sudan's Darfur region which has killed over 160 people and displaced an estimated 20,000; the victory of President Emmanuel Macron in France's presidential runoff election against the backdrop of growing discontent and the rising threat of far-right extremism; the Israeli Supreme Court's rejection of a petition filed by the Palestinian Bakr family against the closure of an inquiry into the 2014 airstrike which killed 4 children in Gaza; and the expulsion of the Organization of American States from Nicaragua by the Sandinista government of Pre…

WSWS (2022-04-25). French student speaks out on election "catastrophe" wsws.org In the city of Amiens, WSWS journalists interviewed Clémence, a student and job seeker, on the French presidential elections.

Peoples Dispatch (2022-04-25). Emmanuel Macron wins French presidential election but working class has no illusions about future. peoplesdispatch.org The consolidation of liberal sections and a vigorous campaign by anti-fascist sections against Marine Le Pen aided Macron but many sections are wary of his policies…

ecns.cn (2022-04-25). Xi congratulates Macron on re-election as French president. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday sent a congratulatory message to Emmanuel Macron on his re-election as French president.

Adriaan Alsema (2022-04-25). Colombia's army chief investigated over election meddling. colombiareports.com Colombia's Inspector General will investigate the commander of the National Army after the general attacked a presidential candidate on Twitter, according to newspaper El Espectador. The preliminary investigation against General…

_____ (2022-04-25). What the Ousting of Pakistan's Prime Minister Really Means. journal-neo.org It would seem that with the passing of a vote of no confidence in Prime Minister Imran Khan by the lower house of Pakistan's parliament on April 9 this year and the subsequent election of Shehbaz Sharif to…

Heather L. Weaver (2022-04-25). The Supreme Court Must Protect Students From School-Sponsored Prayer | American Civil Liberties Union. aclu.org On-duty public-school staff may not pray with students. Period. That's been the law under the First Amendment's Establishment Clause for more than half a century. Even the Trump administration—hardly a bastion of church-state separation—agreed, proclaiming in its

Mark Gruenberg (2022-04-25). Pence feared being kidnapped as Trump's attempted coup unfolded. peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON—Former Vice President Pence refused to get into a car driven by Trump Secret Service agents because he believed they were going to kidnap him during the Jan. 6 insurrection at the Capitol. Every day, as we get closer to public hearings planned by the Jan. 6 committee investigating the coup, tapes and more tapes …

Chauncey DeVega (2022-04-25). The Republican Party Is Still Doing Donald Trump's Bidding. truthout.org If someone doesn't know what questions to ask, they'll never get answer. If they don't know whom to ask, the challenge is even greater. But an even worse error is to decide on an answer before even asking the question — and then refusing to hear any answers that don't confirm what they've already decided. | America's political class, especially the pundits and commentators, are guilty of all of these errors (and many more) as they continue to willfully not understand the Age of Trump and how America arrived at this democracy crisis. The Republican-fascist movement is winning because so many people who are s…

Staff (2022-04-25). Revolución, la obra más hermosa: Un reconocimiento a la vida de Raúl. cubadebate.cu La Oficina de Asuntos Históricos de la Presidencia de la República presentó este lunes el libro Revolución, la obra más hermosa, un compendio de entrevistas, discursos, y declaraciones del General de Ejército Raúl Castro Ruz, líder de la Revolución, publicadas entre el 14 de junio de 2006 y el 1 de mayo de 2019.

Fight Back (2022-04-25). Philippines: Greater strength and bigger victories for the NDFP! fightbacknews.org Fight Back News Service is circulating the following April 24 statement from the Communist Party of the Philippines. | The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) and the New People's Army (NPA) extend their most militant revolutionary greetings to all allied organizations and friends in the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) on the occasion of the NDFP's 49th anniversary. | Let us celebrate the achievements and victories of the NDFP in its work of uniting the Filipino people and mobilizing them along the path of the national democratic revolution. In the coming year, let us continue to vigorous…

Ann Brown (2022-04-25). New York BLM Leader Goes After Eric Adams: He's A White Man In Black Face. moguldom.com Hawk Newsome, who claims to be the leader of the New York chapter of Black Lives Matter, has blasted NYC Mayor Eric Adams, accusing him of being a Democrat who uses "conservative and Republican talking points." "He's a white man in blackface and a very conservative-minded white man at that," Newsome said during an appearance …

Amy Goodman (2022-04-25). Florida's Gerrymandered Map Is Now Law — Practically Guaranteeing GOP Victories. truthout.org Image Credit: Princeton Gerrymandering Project | Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has signed into law a gerrymandered voting map that virtually guarantees Republicans four more seats in Congress while likely cutting the number of Black Democrats elected. The measure passed along party lines Thursday but was delayed when Black Florida lawmakers staged an impromptu sit-in protest. "Republicans cannot continue to disenfranchise Black voters," says state Senator Shevrin Jones, a Democratic member of Florida's Legislative Black Caucus who took part in the protest and who calls the gerrymandering part of a larger suite of…

Kungu Al-Mahadi Adam (2022-04-25). Museveni, Kagame discuss regional peace, cooperation. plusnews.ug President Yoweri Museveni and Rwanda's President Paul Kagame have agreed to push for joint regional peace and stability by addressing the situation in the Democratic Republic of Congo as the East African Community Block. The two leaders on Sunday held a bilateral meeting over a range of issues at State House Entebbe. President Kagame is …

Isheka N. Harrison (2022-04-25). Columbia University: It's Time For Our Institution To Come Clean On Ties To Slavery, Racism. moguldom.com Columbia University, a 268-year-old private New York City institution, plans to erect public markers to denote its ties to slavery and racism as well as commemorate Black students, according to a professor at the university. The Ivy League university, which ranks No. 2 on the U.S. News Best National University Rankings, will place four historical …

Chris Walker (2022-04-25). DeSantis Ban on Math Books Financially Benefits Another Anti-CRT GOP Governor. truthout.org Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) recently rejected the use of a number of math books in Florida public schools because they supposedly contain material relating to critical race theory — but closer inspection of who benefits from the rejection of the textbooks reveals that another Republican governor is set to profit from the decision. | Earlier this month,

Staff (2022-04-25). Large fire breaks out at Russia oil depot in Bryansk (+VIDEO). en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Apr. 25 (MNA) — A large fire broke out early Monday at an oil storage facility in the Russian city of Bryansk, the emergencies ministry said, adding that no one was injured.

Hip Hop Congress, Inc (2022-04-25). Friday 5/6: Oakland & The World: A Discussion Series on Education, Economic Policy & Voter Suppression. indybay.org Online event…

ecns.cn (2022-04-25). Heart-shaped island in Nanjing's park attacks visitors. ecns.cn Aerial photo shows a heart-shaped island in Taohu Lake Park, Nanjing, east China's Jiangsu Province, April 24, 2022. The Taohu Lake Park opened to the public in 2021 and was built to protect the water quality of the Yangtze River.

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