Monthly Archives: June 2022

2022-06-30: News Headlines

Editor (2022-06-30). VIDEO: Ask Prof Wolff: What the NYTimes Gets Wrong About Inflation. scheerpost.com By Richard Wolff / Democracy At Work A Patron of Economic Update asks: "Christopher Leonard, author of "The Lords of Easy Money" has a piece in the 6/11/22 NYT (www.nytimes.com/2022/06/11/op…) that addressed the issue of inflation's cause(s). He danced around your principal point, without actually saying it, namely that capitalism is in its death throes. …

RT (2022-06-30). Russia Challenges Western Accusations at UN Security Council. dissidentvoice.org Caleb Maupin reports on the recent allegation of Russian missile targeting an shopping center in Ukraine, dismissed by Russia at the United Nations.

Kit Klarenberg (2022-06-30). British Security State Collaborator Paul Mason's War on 'Rogue Academics' Exposed. orinocotribune.com By Kit Klarenberg and David Miller &#1 ; Jun 21, 2022 | In his covert assault on antiwar scholars, "left-wing" journalist and security state collaborator Paul Mason enlisted an academic snitch who knew his targets well. | In the latest installment of The Grayzone's ongoing investigation into the anti-democratic, security state-influenced activities of Paul Mason, we look at how one of Britain's most prominent alleged left-wing journalists and an ever-expanding cast of covert helpers targeted scholars who dared challenge establishment narratives on the conflict in Ukraine. | Amidst his campaign to neutralize the U…

Staff (2022-06-30). "Highly-valued, strategic NATO ally": Biden pushes for F-16 sale to Turkey. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Hurriyet Daily NewsJune 30, 2022 Biden says US 'should sell' F-16s to Tàºrkiye President Joe Biden on June 30 said that the United States should go ahead with the delayed sale of F-16 warplanes to Tàºrkiye but said Congress needs to give approval. "We should sell them the F-16 jets and modernize those jets as …

Staff (2022-06-30). Kyodo: NATO's targeting of China marks historical turning point. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Kyodo NewsJune 30, 2022 NATO's reference to China challenge a symbolic turning point NATO's decision to specifically name China as a challenge for the first time in policy guidelines is the latest indication democracies and like-minded nations are coalescing in opposition to Beijing's growing military and economic assertiveness. But the move may still be largely …

WSWS (2022-06-30). US announces plans to flood Europe with troops and weapons. wsws.org US President Joe Biden has announced a sweeping increase in US troop deployments to Europe as part of a plan by NATO to militarize the continent for its ongoing war with Russia and escalating conflict with China.

Peace council, Birgit Naujeck (2022-06-30). Negotiating at last and The Russian-American Friendship. indybay.org In fact, Russia's war is a response to NATO's eastward expansion, long criticized by the peace movement, and to Western policies of rearmament and confrontation, by which Russia feels more and more existentially threatened. It began as early as the 1990s with the expansion of NATO – contrary to clear, binding commitments to Moscow…

Jim McIlroy (2022-06-30). 20,000 teachers strike for better pay, conditions. greenleft.org.au More than 20,000 teachers marched from Hyde Park to New South Wales Parliament to demand a pay rise and better teaching conditions. Jim McIlroy reports.

Jose Luis Granados Ceja (2022-06-30). Dialogue between US and Venezuela advances step further. peoplesdispatch.org The government of Venezuela welcomed a second high-level US delegation that included Bogotá-based Ambassador James Story and US envoy on hostage affairs Roger Carstens, President Nicolás Maduro confirmed Monday. | Although US officials tried to characterize the visit as being driven by the Biden administration's efforts to see a handful of US citizens released from Venezuelan custody, the Venezuelan president was explicit that the meeting was a follow-up to

Liberation Staff (2022-06-30). PSL statement: Biden can use executive action to ensure abortion access in all states. liberationnews.org The idea that the federal government can do nothing substantial at this moment, that its hands are tied, is false. This is a matter of political will.

Ben Huff (2022-06-30). Faculty win union election after 5-year struggle in Santa Clara. liberationnews.org After a five-year-long hard-fought effort by the Adjunct Faculty and Lecturer Organizing Committee, these SCU faculty will be represented by the Service Employees International Union…

JANET (2022-06-30). Colombian election 'an extraordinary event'. iacenter.org June 29, 2022 Translated by M. Rafael and Daniela Ochoa-Bravo The statement below was issued June 22 by the FARC-EP (Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia-People's Army) Segunda Marquetalia on the election of Gustavo Petro and Francia Márquez, candidates of the Pacto Historico, as the first leftist president and vice president of Colombia. The FARC was founded in 1964 and waged a guerrilla insurgency against the right-wing, pro-imperialist Colombian government until signing a comprehensive peace agreement with the government in 2016. After the 2016 peace agreements, the majority of the FARC units demobilized and…

JANET (2022-06-30). Colombians elect Gustavo Petro, beating right wing. iacenter.org By Martha Grevatt June 29, 2022 Voters in Colombia made history June 19, when they elected the first progressive president in the country's history. Gustavo Petro, previously a legislator and mayor of Bogota and one-time combatant with the M-19 guerrilla army, defeated right-wing candidate Rodolfo Hernández in a runoff election. Petro and Vice President-elect Francia Márquez — an environmentalist and the country's first Afro-Colombian vice president — take office August 7. Gustavo Petro and Francia Márquez greet Colombian masses. Petro was previously the highest vote-getter in the May general election…

JANET (2022-06-30). Colombia's election raises hopes for peace. iacenter.org By M. Rafael June 29, 2022 Since the news of Gustavo Petro's victory in the Colombian elections on June 19, a massive sense of jubilation has washed across Colombia and the world over. Colombia for the first time in its history has elected a leftist government, after 80-plus years of nearly unending civil war: between Liberals and Conservatives, Marxist insurgents and the Colombian State, and the Colombian State against its own civilian population. Many believe that this elected administration will be able to do what all others said they would and end this legacy of violence. This is seen clearly in the energy in…

SCOTUS ruled wrongly (2022-06-30). People pour into Federal Bldg Plaza to Express their Outrage on Day of Decision. indybay.org Protesters spilled into the streets on June 24 soon after the much anticipated Supreme Court decision on Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization was announced.

Staff (2022-06-30). Russia condemns Israeli regime attacks on Syria. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 30 (MNA)— Speaking at a meeting of the UN Security Council, the First Deputy Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the UN, condemned the Zionists' airstrikes on Damascus airport.

Michael Petrelis (2022-06-30). Friday 7/1: Speakout: 12PM 7/1 Cordileone at Mission Dolores. indybay.org Mission Dolores Basilica | 16th and Dolores Streets…

Shotgun Players (2022-06-30). Saturday 7/23: Ashby Stage Indigenous Land Acknowledgement Mural Unveiling. indybay.org Ashby Stage | 1901 Ashby Ave | Berkeley, CA 94703…

WSWS (2022-06-30). Republicans and Democrats respond to San Antonio immigrant deaths by pledging further crackdown on migration. wsws.org Events in the United States continue to demonstrate that the capitalist political system is so thoroughly dominated by the forces of extreme political reaction that it is impossible to address urgent social problems or protect basic democratic rights except through a revolutionary social struggle against the entire establishment.

WSWS (2022-06-30). Trump-backed Republicans win Illinois primaries, Democratic establishment prevails in New York. wsws.org The primary elections in Illinois further consolidate the Republican Party into a right-wing extremist party, which was given critical assistance by the Democrats.

WSWS (2022-06-30). The unanswered questions about Trump's January 6 coup. wsws.org The exposure of Trump's plan to go to the Capitol and lead the mob assault on Congress raises critical issues about the threat to democracy in America.

Staff (2022-06-30). Cumbre de la OTAN finaliza con pronunciamientos belicistas. cubadebate.cu La Cumbre de la OTAN concluyó este jueves en Madrid, España, y lo hizo en medio de pronunciamientos belicistas del presidente de Estados Unidos, Joe Biden, y del secretario general de esa organización, Jens Stoltenberg.

Khubaka, Michael Harris (2022-06-30). Friday 7/29: Stolen Legacy: California Pioneers of African Descent. indybay.org Leidesdorff Street | Financial District…

____ (2022-06-30). Millenniums-old construction materials found in China's Xi'an. ecns.cn Archaeologists in Xi'an, capital of northwest China's Shaanxi Province, have unearthed three pieces of semicircular tiles dating back to the late Yangshao Culture period, according to the Shaanxi Provincial Institute of Archaeology.

The Global Research Team (2022-06-30). Your Support Has Kept Global Research Freely Accessible for Two Decades. globalresearch.ca The goal of the Global Research website is to shed light on complex and controversial issues often neglected by the mainstream media. It is through our readers' support and our authors' endeavors that allows us to sustain this objective. By …

Ramzy Baroud (2022-06-30). Palestinians 'are not animals in a zoo': On Kanafani and the need to redefine the role of the 'victim intellectual'. juancole.com Years before the United States invaded Iraq in 2003, US media introduced many new characters, promoting them as 'experts' who helped ratchet up US propaganda, ultimately allowing the US government to secure enough popular support for the war. Though enthusiasm for war began dwindling in later years, the invasion of Iraq had begun with a …

____ (2022-06-30). Pakistani PM meets senior Chinese diplomat on bilateral ties, pragmatic cooperation. ecns.cn Pakistani Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif met with visiting senior Chinese diplomat Yang Jiechi here on Wednesday, with the two sides pledging to strengthen bilateral ties and cooperation.

Mark Merritt (2022-06-30). Water protectors hold out hope for river flows. greenleft.org.au The second Darling/Baaka River convoy to highlight unsustainable water-sharing plans and ungoverned water-trading practices was organised in early May. Mark Merritt reports.

Peter Maiden (2022-06-30). Abortion Rights Rally in Fresno June 28. indybay.org People protested the anti-abortion Supreme Court decision at Fresno City Hall on Tuesday, June 28.

Staff (2022-06-30). Israeli regime to hold 5th votes in 3 years on Novemebr 1. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 30 (MNA) — The occupying Israeli regime's parliament, the Knesset, has voted to dissolve itself, triggering new elections, as the regime sinks deeper into political turmoil.

Anonymous103 (2022-06-29). In Video: Uncomfortable Questions To Ukrainian Authorities From Civilians In Kremenchug. southfront.org

_____ (2022-06-29). Biden Says US Will Beef Up Military Presence In Europe. popularresistance.org President Biden kicked off his three-day visit to a NATO summit in Madrid by announcing that the US plans to increase its military presence in Europe. | Speaking with Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez, Biden said the US will increase the number of US Navy Destroyers stationed at a naval base in Rota, Spain, from four to six. | The president said that this was the first of multiple announcements the US and NATO will make at the summit on increasing their forces in Europe, steps being taken in response to Russia's invasion of Ukraine. | "And as I said before the war started: If Putin attacked Ukraine, United Sta…

Dave DeCamp (2022-06-29). CNN: Biden Officials Privately Doubt Ukraine Can Take Back All Of Its Territory. news.antiwar.com According to a report from CNN, White House officials are losing confidence that Ukraine will be able to retake all the territory Russia has captured since it invaded on February 24 as Russian forces continue to make gains in the eastern Donbas region. Unnamed US officials told CNN that President Biden's advisors have started debating …

Jeremy Kuzmarov (2022-06-29). While Biden Gives Ukrainian Army "The Most Lethal Weapon," War Profiteer BAE Systems Stock Soars. mronline.org The Russian Interior Ministry reported that it had destroyed U.S.-made howitzers through use of attack drones.

Brett Wilkins (2022-06-29). Sanders Pushes Back Against AIPAC Super PAC With Endorsements of Tlaib and Levin. commondreams.org "Once again, these extremists are pouring millions of dollars into a congressional race to try to ensure the Democratic Party advances the agenda of powerful corporations and the billionaire class."

Dave DeCamp (2022-06-29). Biden Administration Throws Support Behind F-16 Sale To Turkey. news.antiwar.com On Wednesday, the Biden administration expressed public support for an F-16 sale to Turkey, which came the day after Ankara lifted its objection to Sweden and Finland joining NATO. Back in October, Turkey requested to buy 40 Lockheed Martin-made F-16 fighter jets and nearly 80 modernization kits for its current fleet of warplanes. Wednesday marked …

Dave DeCamp (2022-06-29). US To Establish Permanent Base in Poland as Part of Europe Military Expansion. news.antiwar.com President Biden announced Wednesday during the NATO summit in Madrid steps that the US The base in Poland will mark the first time the US will establish an official permanent military facility in the area known as NATO's "eastern flank." The US military presence elsewhere in Eastern Europe and in the Baltic states is technically on a rotational basis, although Washington h…

Julia Conley (2022-06-29). 'Lunacy': Democrats Risk Running Out of Time to Confirm Federal Judges. commondreams.org "Democrats aren't filling open seats right now in federal district courts because, for unfathomable reasons, they are letting red state senators block nominees," said one critic.

Jake Johnson (2022-06-29). Sanders, Fetterman Urge Buttigieg to Fine Airlines Over Flight Cancellations. commondreams.org "The American people are sick of airlines ripping them off, canceling flights at the last minute, and delaying flights for hours on end," said the Vermont senator.

Anonymous103 (2022-06-29). Iran And Argentina In BRICS Would Advance The Multipolar Project. southfront.org BRICS' expansion is a necessary step to overcome the unipolar world order. | Written by Lucas Leiroz, researcher in Social Science sat the Rural Federal University of Rio de Janeiro; geopolitical consultant. | A new step is being taken towards the expansion of the BRICS. Iran and Argentina asked this last week of June to join the group of emerging countries currently formed by Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. Beijing and Moscow, which are extremely affected by international sanctions,…

Anonymous103 (2022-06-29). US Government Openly Advocates Destroying Russia. southfront.org The US government commission urged for more support (clearly implying actual support exists already) to separatist movements inside Russia and in the diaspora. | Written by Drago Bosnic, independent geopolitical and military analyst | Last week, on June 23, a United States government agency under the name Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe, better known as the Helsinki Commission,

Anonymous103 (2022-06-29). What More Proof Is Needed That America Is A Dictatorship, Not A Democracy? southfront.org | Written by Ever since 2014,

Anonymous Contributor (2022-06-29). Thousands Take to Streets in Boise, Idaho; Push Back Against the far-Right. itsgoingdown.org Report from so-called Boise, Idaho on recent protests and mobilizations against the Supreme Court ruling against Roe V Wade. In the heat of summer, on June 27th, 2022, roughly 4,000 people showed up to a demonstration at Cherie Buckner-Webb park in so-called downtown Boise, Idaho. The crowd was mixed with many attendees that had never…

Dana Sanchez (2022-06-29). What 5 Economists Say About The Probability Of Recession Striking America. moguldom.com Economists agree that high inflation, rising interest rates, uncertainty and market volatility have increased the likelihood that the U.S. economy will be hit with a recession. When President Joe Biden said that there was "nothing inevitable about a recession," former Treasury Secretary Larry Summers disagreed, saying that a recession was "almost inevitable" in the next two years. …

Liberation Staff (2022-06-29). PSL National Webinar: What's Next In the Struggle For Abortion Rights? liberationnews.org Biden has within his power many different executive authorities that would provide abortion access in all states. But it will require a big struggle to make it happen.

Rachel Hu, Chris Garaffa (2022-06-29). CovertAction Bulletin: How Biden Can Step in to Protect Abortion. covertactionmagazine.com On today's show, we discuss the unprecedented roll-back of women's rights and civil liberties with the overturn of the landmark Supreme Court decision Roe V. Wade. After the decision dropped thousands upon thousands of people poured into the streets in places across the country.

Editor (2022-06-29). The Rightwing's Supreme Court Coup. mronline.org THE OFFICIAL overturn of Roe v. Wade was announced as this issue of ATCgoes to press. It didn't require a white-nationalist riot, invading the Capitol at the instigation of Donald Trump, to tear huge holes in long-established constitutional rights in the United States. Where that frontal assault failed, a flanking maneuver by the right wing has met with success — including a blatant pseudo-constitutional coup by Court.

Mitchell Zimmerman (2022-06-29). We Have a Smoking Gun — Indict Trump. otherwords.org Trump White House insider and January 6 Committee witness Cassidy Hutchinson provided startling and compelling evidence that Donald Trump deliberately set out to incite an insurrection at the Capitol. | Before giving his inflammatory speech, Hutchinson testified, Trump was told his supporters were armed with guns, knives, spears, and flagpoles and were wearing body armor. | "I don't f-ing care that they hav…

Ann Brown (2022-06-29). Congresswoman Maxine Waters Requests Banking And Insurance Records Related To Chattel Slavery. moguldom.com House Financial Services Chair, longtime Congresswoman Maxine Waters wants to know if major banks and insurance companies have studied their institution's historic involvement in American chattel slavery. And on June 7, she and the Democrats sent them letters requesting their records related to chattel slavery. Chattel slavery, according to the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, …

Fight Back (2022-06-29). Philippines: Fight the Marcos Firewall! fightbacknews.org Fight Back News Service is circulating the following statement from the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP). | The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) denounces the National Security Council and various agencies of the reactionary government for the push to erect a Marcos Anti-Democracy (MAD) Internet Firewall in a desperate bid to censor online criticism and dissent against the incoming illegitimate Marcos II regime, as well as suppress progressive, patriotic and revolutionary journalism and literature that exposes the ills of the ruling system. | In a June 6 letter, Gen. Hermogenes Esperon, NSC direct…

Isheka N. Harrison (2022-06-29). 'Porch Monkey': Many See Democrat Racism In Isolating Clarence Thomas In Historic Roe v. Wade Decision. moguldom.com Six justices of the Supreme Court of the United States voted to reverse half a century of precedent when they overturned the 1973 Roe vs. Wade ruling that gave women the federal right to have an abortion. Only one of them was inundated with blatant racism for it. Justice Clarence Thomas was called derogatory names …

Sulma Arias (2022-06-29). To Defend Our Rights, Defend Our Democracy. otherwords.org Protesters have poured into the streets following the Supreme Court's decision to end reproductive freedom. As a mother of three, I share this anguish and anger. I fear for our lives in a country that so easily takes away a fundamental right. | But we shouldn't be surprised — this far-right court has been chipping away at democracy itself for years. And as

Isheka N. Harrison (2022-06-29). Black America Looks Back On 'Boomerang' With Nostalgia As Film Celebrates 30th Anniversary. moguldom.com Paramount celebrated the 30th anniversary of the Eddie Murphy-led romantic comedy "Boomerang" with a blu-ray release on June 28 and Black America was full of nostalgia over it. When the now-cult classic film was released in 1992, it was the most expensive film to feature an all-star, all-Black cast and crew, according to a report …

Newsclick (2022-06-29). What Warren Buffett knows that you don't &#1 ; Part 1. peoplesdispatch.org Warren Buffett, the world's richest stock market investor, says that he bets on companies that are like "strong economic castles with a long-lasting economic moat around them". He means that he invests in companies that don't have competition. There is another name for it &#1 ; monopolies. In other words, Buffett knows that only monopolies succeed in Capitalism. It is a secret that no one told you.

Editor (2022-06-29). Steve Wasserman: Turn of the Screw. scheerpost.com By Steve Wasserman / Original to ScheerPost | Cuban rapper Maykel Castillo and visual artist Luis Manuel Otero who helped compose and record last year's Latin Grammy-winning "

WSWS (2022-06-29). Residents outraged after former Governor Snyder and others responsible for Flint water poisoning let off the hook by Michigan Supreme Court. wsws.org The decision by government officials, Democratic and Republican alike, to switch to using the toxic Flint River in 2014 without adding anti-corrosion treatment was, until the COVID-19 pandemic, the biggest public health catastrophe in US history.

WSWS (2022-06-29). Testimony exposes Trump's plan to declare himself dictator. wsws.org Explosive testimony given Tuesday to the House Select Committee investigating the events of January 6, 2021 establishes beyond a shadow of a doubt that what occurred on that day was a full-scale attempt to overthrow the US government and install a fascist dictatorship, headed by the defeated but still sitting president, Donald Trump.

Ralph Underhill (2022-06-29). Ghislaine Maxwell is just the tip of the iceberg. thecanary.co By

TeleSUR, yart, JCM (2022-06-29). Honduras conmemoró el aniversario 13 del golpe de Estado. telesurtv.net La presidenta Xiomara Castro destacó que se conmemoró la lucha de los hondureños contra el golpe que desgracio al país.

Norman Mathews (2022-06-29). Are Democrats Really Clueless About Impending Election Doom? commondreams.org The party seems to have nothing but contempt for its base by never delivering, except incrementally, on campaign promises even when they have the votes—something the Republicans can't be accused of.

____ (2022-06-29). Senior Chinese diplomat to visit Pakistan, UAE, Zimbabwe, Mozambique. ecns.cn Yang Jiechi, a member of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and director of the Office of the Foreign Affairs Commission of the CPC Central Committee, will pay official visits to Pakistan, the United Arab Emirates, Zimbabwe and Mozambique from June 29 to July 4.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-06-29). Corea del Norte acusa a EE.UU. de construir una OTAN asiática. telesurtv.net El pronunciamiento del Gobierno de Pyongyang se produjo antes de las conversaciones de seguridad entre los líderes de EE.UU., Japón y Corea del Sur.

Mark Gruenberg, C.J. Atkins (2022-06-29). Trump wanted to march to Capitol and lead coup attempt directly, aide testifies. peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON—The violence the nation saw on its television screens on Jan. 6, 2021, was enough to conclude that an attempted coup was underway that day. But the bombshell testimony of former White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson before the House Select Committee on Tuesday—which revealed Donald Trump's behavior behind the scenes—painted an even more graphic scene …

SCOTUS ruled wrongly (2022-06-29). People pour into Federal Bldg Plaza to Express their Anger on Day of Decision. indybay.org Protesters spilled into the streets on June 24 soon after the much anticipated Supreme Court decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization was announced.

Staff (2022-06-29). Arab states unlikely to join Israeli-led anti-Iran alliance. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 29 (MNA) — Logoglu says despite problems, Arab states have no interest in antagonizing Iran, especially in collaboration with Israel, adding that Biden is after Jewish lobby support in the upcoming mid-term election.

Staff (2022-06-29). Lo que no dijo Carlos Martí. cubadebate.cu En la última conferencia de prensa, mi colega Osviel Castro le hizo una pregunta al mentor Carlos Martí que nunca contestó con palabras, pues lo hizo con sus ojos. Se le llenaron de lágrimas y todos comprendimos que el mentor granmense es mejor hijo que director de pelota. °Y eso es un orgullo tremendo!

Jeffrey C. Isaac (2022-06-29). This Right-Wing Attack on Abortion Rights Is a Direct Attack on Liberal Democracy. commondreams.org The Court has delivered the American public a piercing wake up call, attacking not simply the reproductive freedom of women but the very idea of liberal democracy.

Khubaka, Michael Harris (2022-06-29). Saturday 6/25: 21st Folsom Juneteenth, Stolen Legacy – Reclaiming California Pioneers of African Descent. indybay.org Historic Folsom District – Leidesdorff Plaza…

Memory (2022-06-29). On People's Park, Democracy, and Politics. indybay.org Berkeley city council-member Rigel Robinson released a recent article championing the UC's proposed redevelopment project on People's Park. This article was accompanied with a statement from council-member Lori Droste's legislative assistant. The statement compared People's Park activists to the January 6th insurrectionists.

Anonymous669 (2022-06-29). Three Turkish Drone Strikes Hit Northern, Northeastern Syria In Single Day (Photos). southfront.org On June 28, Turkish combat drones carried out three airstrikes on areas held by the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in northern and northeastern Syria. | In the early morning hours, two drone strikes hit the village of Khana Sri in the northeastern al-Hasakah countryside. The strikes destroyed two vehicles. | The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights claimed that one of the vehicles was being used by the SDF, while the other was carrying civilian workers who were building fortifications…

Middle East Monitor (2022-06-29). Israeli Squatter-Settlers are Expanding Colonies in Palestinian West Bank in Advance of Biden's Visit and another Election. juancole.com By Adnan Abu Amer | &#1 ; ( Middle East Monitor ) &#1 ; As soon as it was announced that Israel is heading for yet another General Election, and the visit of US President Joe Biden to the region next month was confirmed, it was obvious that Israel's illegal settlers are going to take advantage of …

Marc Vandepitte (2022-06-29). Guerra en Ucrania: Por qué Biden está en apuros. globalizacion.ca Cuando se trata de Ucrania, a menudo escuchamos discursos duros desde Washington. Pero el diario Asia Times desmonta esa retórica. Según este sitio web de noticias, Joe Biden se enfrenta a un doble desastre desde la guerra de Ucrania: una…

Betsey Piette (2022-06-29). Codicioso fabricante se enfoca en los jóvenes para obtener ganancias. workers.org En todo Estados Unidos, los políticos capitalistas, incluido el presidente Joe Biden, vomitan una verborrea interminable sobre la necesidad de controlar las armas de asalto, pero hacen poco para que esto ocurra. Mientras tanto, los padres de uno de los niños asesinados y un empleado de la escuela en Uvalde, . . . |

Brett Wilkins (2022-06-29). Police respond with violence against abortion rights protesters across the country. peoplesworld.org Abortion rights activists, journalists, and legal observers in recent days have been attacked and detained by police at demonstrations against the U.S. Supreme Court's reversal of Roe v. Wade. Providence, R.I., police officer and Republican state Senate candidate Jeann Lugo suspended his campaign after the publication of video footage showing him punching one of his Democratic opponents, …

Staff (2022-06-29). Joe Biden asegura a la OTAN que reforzará el contingente estadounidense en diferentes países europeos. cubadebate.cu En una reunión con el secretario general de la OTAN, Jens Stoltenberg, en Madrid, el presidente de Estado Unidos, Joe Biden, anunció que "EE.UU. mejorará la posición de sus fuerzas en Europa y responderá al cambiante entorno de seguridad, además de reforzar nuestra seguridad colectiva". La medida se aplicará tanto a las fuerzas terrestres como a las navales y aéreas.

Mitchell Zimmerman (2022-06-29). We Have a Smoking Gun—Trump Must Be Indicted for Sedition. commondreams.org If Trump gets a "get out of jail free" card after trying to join armed rioters at the Capitol, the dangers are incalculable.

Anonymous669 (2022-06-29). Guided Missile Strike In Syria's Afrin Leaves Nine Turkish-Backed Militants Dead (Video, Photos). southfront.org . | On June 29, nine Turkish-backed militants were killed and two others were wounded when an anti-tank guided missile (ATGM) hit a bus that was carrying them near the town of Bosoufane which is located in the southern part of Turkish-occupied Afrin in the northern countryside of Syria's Aleppo. | The slain militants were all members of the al-Sham Legion, a faction of the National Front for Liberation (NFL). The front is Turkey's main proxy in the northwestern Syrian region of Greater Idlib and a de…

Steven Harper (2022-06-29). Alito's Bad History Meets the Vendetta of Clarence Thomas. commondreams.org If democracy dies, it will take a long and mighty struggle to get it back. In the interim, the personal damage to millions of Americans will be irreparable.

Staff (2022-06-29). CNN: Funcionarios de Biden dudan en privado que Ucrania pueda recuperar todo su territorio. cubadebate.cu Funcionarios de la Casa Blanca están perdiendo la confianza en que Ucrania alguna vez podrá recuperar toda la tierra que ha perdido ante Rusia durante los últimos cuatro meses de guerra, incluso con el armamento más pesado y sofisticado que usa Estados Unidos, y con el que sus aliados planean enviar, dijeron funcionarios estadounidenses a CNN.

Maureen Clare Murphy (2022-06-28). Amid outrage over journalist's killing, US vows to put Israel first. electronicintifada.net Press freedom group urges Biden to probe shooting of Shireen Abu Akleh.

Richard S. Dunn (2022-06-28). Winds of Change Sweeping Latin America. covertactionmagazine.com Repudiation of Biden administration at Summit of the Americas and Colombia's election of a left-wing president signifies a new era …

Bowe SN, Bly RA, Wang X, et al. (2022-06-28). Racial and Ethnic Differences in Resident Selection in 11 Specialties, 2013-2018. jamanetwork.com This study compares the racial and ethnic representation of applicants and matched residents from competitive US medical and surgical specialty programs between 2013 and 2018.

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2022-06-29: News Headlines

Dave DeCamp (2022-06-29). CNN: Biden Officials Privately Doubt Ukraine Can Take Back All Of Its Territory. news.antiwar.com According to a report from CNN, White House officials are losing confidence that Ukraine will be able to retake all the territory Russia has captured since it invaded on February 24 as Russian forces continue to make gains in the eastern Donbas region. Unnamed US officials told CNN that President Biden's advisors have started debating …

Liberation Staff (2022-06-29). PSL National Webinar: What's Next In the Struggle For Abortion Rights? liberationnews.org Biden has within his power many different executive authorities that would provide abortion access in all states. But it will require a big struggle to make it happen.

Memory (2022-06-29). On People's Park, Democracy, and Politics. indybay.org Berkeley city council-member Rigel Robinson released a recent article championing the UC's proposed redevelopment project on People's Park. This article was accompanied with a statement from council-member Lori Droste's legislative assistant. The statement compared People's Park activists to the January 6th insurrectionists.

Staff (2022-06-29). Arab states unlikely to join Israeli-led anti-Iran alliance. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 29 (MNA) — Logoglu says despite problems, Arab states have no interest in antagonizing Iran, especially in collaboration with Israel, adding that Biden is after Jewish lobby support in the upcoming mid-term election.

Staff (2022-06-29). Lo que no dijo Carlos Martí. cubadebate.cu En la última conferencia de prensa, mi colega Osviel Castro le hizo una pregunta al mentor Carlos Martí que nunca contestó con palabras, pues lo hizo con sus ojos. Se le llenaron de lágrimas y todos comprendimos que el mentor granmense es mejor hijo que director de pelota. °Y eso es un orgullo tremendo!

Khubaka, Michael Harris (2022-06-29). Saturday 6/25: 21st Folsom Juneteenth, Stolen Legacy – Reclaiming California Pioneers of African Descent. indybay.org Historic Folsom District – Leidesdorff Plaza…

Staff (2022-06-28). Biden advisors believe Zelenskyy should admit Ukraine shrink. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 28 (MNA) — White House officials are losing confidence that Ukraine will ever be able to take back all of the land it has lost to Russia, US officials told media news.

Dave DeCamp (2022-06-28). Biden Says US Will Beef Up Military Presence in Europe as NATO Summit Begins in Madrid. news.antiwar.com President Biden kicked off his three-day visit to a NATO summit in Madrid by announcing Speaking with Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez, Biden said the US will increase the number of US Navy Destroyers stationed at a naval base in Rota, Spain, from four to six. | The president said that this was the first of multiple announcements the US and NATO will make at the summit on increasing their forces in Europe, steps being taken in respon…

Peoples Dispatch (2022-06-28). Bulgarian prime minister Kiril Petkov resigns after losing no-confidence motion. peoplesdispatch.org Bulgarian Prime Minister Kiril Petkov formally resigned on Monday, June 28, after his government lost a no-confidence vote last week. The government fell after it lost the support of the populist There is Such a People (ITN) party which disagreed with its policies on budget spending and the question of North Macedonia's European Union (EU) accession. The coalition government consisting of Petkov's pro-EU We Continue the Change (PP) party, the center-left Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP), Democratic Bulgaria, ITN, and others had the support of 123 legislators in the 240-seat National Assembly. With the ITN withdraw…

Dave DeCamp (2022-06-28). Report: Israel To Ask Biden To OK Giving Saudi Arabia Laser Air Defense System. news.antiwar.com According to a report from Israeli TV, Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-06-28). Winds of Change Sweeping Latin America. libya360.wordpress.com Richard S. Dunn Repudiation of Biden administration at Summit of the Americas and Colombia's election of a left-wing presidenta signifies a new era of independence and progressivism in Washington's traditional "backyard." The 9th Summit of the Americas came to an uneventful close on June 10th. Held in Los Angeles, California, the summit from almost all accounts,…

The Socialist Program (2022-06-28). Mass Protests Erupt as Supreme Court Decimates Abortion Rights: Demand Biden Act Now! liberationnews.org Tens of thousands have been in the streets all over the country since the Dobbs decision was announced on Friday, and in the weeks prior to that in response to the draft decision leak.

Editor2 (2022-06-28). In Solidarity with the Ecuadorian People, for the Re-establishment of Democracy in Ecuador. orinocotribune.com By Network of Intellectuals and Artists in Defense of Humanity &#1 ; Jun 24, 2022 | Declaration of the Network of Intellectuals and Artists in Defense of Humanity | The Ecuadorian people, with the Indigenous and peasant movement at the forefront, have taken to the streets to express their resistance to the adverse impacts of the extreme neoliberal policies implemented by the government of banker Guillermo Lasso. The peaceful nationwide mobilization is demanding a response from the government to critical issues that affect the people in their daily lives, such as the lack of employment and labor rights, a moratori…

Editor (2022-06-28). VIDEO: How the Democrats FAILED Women on Abortion | Katie Halper. scheerpost.com By

Isheka N. Harrison (2022-06-28). Black America Responds To Stephen Jackson Bragging About Being On 'O Block' In Chicago. moguldom.com Former NBA player Stephen Jackson, who won a championship with the San Antonio Spurs, recently went live during a visit to Chicago's infamous O Block. Located at the 6400 Block of South Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, O Block is described by many as the Midwest city's most dangerous area. Once home to former …

Isheka N. Harrison (2022-06-28). Black America Responds to Stephen Jackson Bragging About Being on 'O-Block' in Chicago. moguldom.com Former NBA player Stephen Jackson, who won a championship with the San Antonio Spurs, recently went live during a visit to Chicago's infamous O-Block. Located at the 6400 Block of South Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, O-Block is described by many as the Midwest city's most dangerous area. Once home to former First Lady …

Bowe SN, Bly RA, Wang X, et al. (2022-06-28). Racial and Ethnic Differences in Resident Selection in 11 Specialties, 2013-2018. jamanetwork.com This study compares the racial and ethnic representation of applicants and matched residents from competitive US medical and surgical specialty programs between 2013 and 2018.

Dustin Renaud (2022-06-28). Biden's Five Year Plan Must End All New Offshore Drilling. commondreams.org With the Biden administration's Bureau of Ocean Energy Management set to release its new Five Year Plan this summer, our demand is clear: we need a Five Year Plan that contains no new offshore drilling leases.

Julia Conley (2022-06-28). 'Yeah, And?': Ocasio-Cortez Embraces GOP Freakout Over Helping Women Skirt Abortion Bans. commondreams.org "Republicans are mad because I am sharing this information," said Rep. Ocasio-Cortez. "Too bad!"

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-06-28). México confirma reunión entre López Obrador y Biden el 12 de julio. telesurtv.net El encuentro entre los mandatarios mexicano y estadounidense se produce luego del hallazgo en Texas de un tráiler con decenas de migrantes muertos.

Prabir Purkayastha (2022-06-28). Death trumps life at Geneva WTO Ministerial. peoplesdispatch.org Big Pharma profits have trumped lives and health again. Some, such as India, China, Russia, South Africa, can produce vaccines for all, but there hang threats of sanctions by rich countries…

Hannah Story Brown (2022-06-28). Boiling Like Frogs in a Pot, Will Democratic Leaders Ever Jump Out? commondreams.org What remains clear about our murky future is that these are pivotal months within crucial years, for the entwined fates of our democracy and our planet.

WSWS (2022-06-28). As state abortion bans take effect, Democrats confine their response to election appeals. wsws.org Rather than use the vast powers of the federal government to make abortion services available, the Biden administration is using the Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade purely to hustle votes in November.

Staff (2022-06-28). Acento militar en diálogo entre Biden y Sánchez en Madrid. cubadebate.cu La reunión sostenida entre el presidente estadounidense, Joe Biden, y el jefe del Gobierno español, Pedro Sánchez, tuvo un marcado acento militar a tono con la cumbre de la OTAN. El encuentro, en el Palacio de la Moncloa, que sigue al anterior de Barack Obama en 2016, fue el primer acto oficial de Biden a su llegada a esta capital.

Fight Back (2022-06-28). Four thousand march in New Orleans against abortion ban. fightbacknews.org New Orleans, LA – On June 24 New Orleanians learned with the rest of the country that the Republican-dominated Supreme Court released its decision that overturned Roe v. Wade. This put into effect Louisiana's trigger law, which bans all abortions, with no exceptions for rape or incest. This trigger law was signed in 2006 by Democrat Governor Kathleen Blanco, and it was updated on June 21 by Democrat Governor John Bel Edwards. | Louisianans woke that Friday with the federally protected right to control their reproductive health, but had that right taken from them later that day in one fell swoop. The public outrag…

WSWS (2022-06-28). Bolsonaro and Workers Party seek support of US imperialism as Brazil's presidential elections near. wsws.org While Bolsonaro pledged Biden he would defend "US interests", painting Lula as Washington's adversary, Lula sent his own envoy to offer the State Department reassurances.

TeleSUR, JGN (2022-06-28). 13 años del golpe de Estado en Honduras contra Manuel Zelaya. telesurtv.net Tras el golpe de Estado de 2009 en Honduras se vivieron periodos de crisis social y política, que comienzan a revertirse con el triunfo de Xiomara Castro.

Jake Watkins (2022-06-28). Indiana inmate fights to reform sentencing and end mass incarceration. peoplesworld.org NEW CASTLE, Ind.—Bryan Jones was just 25 years old when he was sentenced to prison for years in Indiana's Department of Corrections. "The judge had no intention of leaving me room to have another chance to change my life and the opportunity to make the most of that life in society," Jones told People's …

WSWS (2022-06-28). Turkish government escalates attack on democratic rights amid explosive social conditions. wsws.org Nearly 400 people were detained in a police attack on the annual Pride March in Beyoğlu, Istanbul on Sunday.

Staff (2022-06-28). Turkiye conducts drone strike on SDF forces in NE Syria. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 28 (MNA) — Syrian sources reported that Turkiye has launched an airstrike against Syrian Democratic Forces in northeastern Syria, killing two of its members.

Brett Wilkins (2022-06-28). 'Bombshell After Bombshell' Dropped as Jan. 6 Testimony Homes In On Trump Guilt. commondreams.org "Hutchinson's testimony of the deeply detailed plans of January 6 and the inaction of those in the White House in response to the violence show just how close we came to a coup," said one pro-democracy organizer.

Contributing Writers (2022-06-27). –°riminal case and 3 years of prison to German journalist for Donbass civilians interview/ By Readovka. marktaliano.net Original link here: –°riminal case and 3 years of prison to German journalist for Donbass civilians interview — Readovka.world Arina Korf 23.06.2022, 19: 43 Readovka talked to German journalist Alina Lipp, who became a defendant in a criminal case and found out why she faces three years in prison and what freedom of speech is in democratic …

Benjamin Norton (2022-06-27). Israeli military conspiring with Saudi Arabia, Qatar, UAE, Egypt against Iran. multipolarista.com The US organized a meeting with top military officials from apartheid Israel, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Jordan, Egypt, the UAE, and Bahrain to conspire against Iran, as Jordan's king calls for a "Middle East NATO."

_____ (2022-06-27). Israel and the US are Creating a "Middle East Alliance" journal-neo.org According to Israeli Minister of Defense Benny Gantz, Israel and the US have recently been working hard to establish a formal "Middle East air defense alliance." The minister said that the matter would be discussed in depth during US President Joe Biden's visit to Israel, scheduled for July 13-14. At a meeting of the Israeli …

_____ (2022-06-27). US Officially Makes Israel the New Middle Eastern Hegemon. journal-neo.org Two years ago, when the Abraham Accords were signed and Donald Trump hailed them as a truly historic moment, there were very few who believed anything substantial could come out of them. Even a US intelligence report of the Department of Homeland Security warned that these pacts could lead to an increase in terrorism. But …

Editor (2022-06-27). Ian Menter Raymond Williams and Education: History, Culture, Democracy. mronline.org In the 1950s and early 1960s, a group of remarkably talented left-wing intellectuals (almost all men) emerged in Britain, focusing both upon the radical interpretation and development of the core disciplines of the humanities: literature and history, and to a lesser extent, politics and philosophy; and also upon socialist political activism.

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