Daily Archives: May 31, 2022

2022-05-31: News Headlines

____ (2022-05-31). US gives Ukraine blank check for strikes inside Russia. wsws.org With the ink barely dry on the $40 billion weapons and aid package signed May 21 by the Biden administration, the United States is further expanding the range of long-range weapons it is flooding into Ukraine, vastly enlarging the terrain over which the war is being fought.

Javier Guerrero, Carlos Osorio (2022-05-31). Historic election in Colombia: Progressive challenger vs. rebranded right wing establishment. liberationnews.org The progressive ticket of Gustavo Petro and Francia Marquez of the Pacto Historico (Historic Pact) leftist alliance came in first in Sunday's Colombian presidential election, capturing more than 40% of the vote.

Peoples Dispatch (2022-05-31). Daily Round-up | Colombian presidential election & other stories. peoplesdispatch.org In this episode, we look at the results of the Colombia's presidential election, the killing of protesters in Sudan and the 'Flag March' in occupied East Jerusalem…

____ (2022-05-31). New Zealand PM in the US promotes internet censorship, downplays pandemic. wsws.org In public statements ahead of her meeting with President Biden, Prime Minister Ardern called for greater censorship of social media, and promoted the lie that the COVID-19 pandemic is over.

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