2024-06-16: News Headlines

Philip Weiss (2024-06-16). NYT's fatuous effort to preserve Black-Jewish coalition sweeps genocide under the rug. mondoweiss.net The Democratic Party is facing a huge problem, and the New York Times is trying to patch it up.

Marjorie Cohn, Truthout. (2024-06-16). Palestinians Ask Federal Court To Rule Biden Is Complicit In Israeli Genocide. popularresistance.org A lawsuit accusing U.S. President Joe Biden and some of his top officials of complicity in genocide had its latest hearing this week after being dismissed earlier in the year. On June 10, the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals in San Francisco heard arguments in the plaintiffs' appeal in Defense for Children International — Palestine v. Biden.

WSWS (2024-06-16). Socialist Equality Party election campaign wins support in Holborn and St Pancras, London. wsws.org Dozens of workers, youth and retirees stopped and spoke with SEP campaigners. The stall, with its large placards denouncing Labour's support for the Gaza genocide and NATO's proxy-war in Ukraine, attracted interest throughout the day.

WorkWeek (2024-06-16). WorkWeek on SEIU 1021 SF Mayoral Meeting, IBT AI Fascism & The Heat Wave, Kamala Harris. indybay.org WorkWeek this week presents On SEIU 1021 SF Mayoral Meeting, IBT AI Fascism & The Heat Wave, Kamala Harris Charged With Genocide & Argentina Fascist President Milei & Working Class…

newleftreview (2024-06-16). Richard Beck: Bidenism Abroad. newleftreview.org Panoramic survey of US foreign policy as Washington attempts to maintain its global hegemony in conditions of faltering growth. Containing China, confronting Russia, driving decarbonization: each of Biden's stated aims has been beset by insoluble contradictions from the outset, Richard Beck argues, now compounded by Israel's punitive war on Gaza.

newarab (2024-06-16). Is the US lying about Hamas blocking Israel peace deal in Gaza. newarab.com On 31 May US President Joe Biden Biden outlined a three-phase proposal that would see a captive exchange deal that would allow for the end of military operations in Gaza and the withdrawal of its forces from the enclave. | Ever since then, there has been widespread confusion regarding whether the proposal was actually an Israeli one, give…

newarab (2024-06-16). Donald Trump boasts of cognitive test, then flubs doctor's name. newarab.com The only problem: he then immediately got confused on the name of the doctor who oversaw the test. | Trump extolled his powers of mental recall in a speech to…

scorinoco (2024-06-16). Russia and Cuba, Beyond Warships. orinocotribune.com By Mi Cuba por Siempre — Jun 13, 2024 | While the international media only report on the arrival of a Russian naval detachment in Cuba, relations between the Russian Federation and Cuba go much further and are getting stronger. Unlike the Biden administration, which is focused on maintaining the economic and financial persecution measures against Cuba, the Russian government is working together with the Cuban government to reach mutually beneficial agreements, which you will certainly not read about in the major mainstream outlets. | Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla, Cuban minister of Foreign Affairs, visited Russia…

Freedom Road Socialist Organization, Fight Back! News. (2024-06-16). All Out For The March On The Republican National Convention. popularresistance.org Step onto the stage of history in Milwaukee, July 15, as thousands march on the Republican National Convention. | More than 100 organizations are participating in this effort, spearheaded by the Coalition to March on the RNC, and mobilizations are taking place in cities across the U.S. As Trump is raking in money from billionaire donors and stepping up his campaign for the White House, it's vital that all of was who support Justice, progress and peace should be in the streets raising the banner of opposition. | Everyone who can be there should be there. | On July 15, we will be marching under the slogans: Fight t…

Ana Vračar, People's Dispatch. (2024-06-16). Left And Progressives Form New Popular Front To Counter Far-Right. popularresistance.org French President Emmanuel Macron dissolved the National Assembly following the devastating outcome of the European Parliament election on June 9. The liberal coalition to which Macron's Renaissance party belongs won only 13 seats, compared to 30 seized by Marine Le Pen's far-right National Rally. The announcement was initially cheered by the far-right and met with shock at the center. | Macron's government has been hemorrhaging popularity due to several controversial policies: increasing the retirement age, tightening immigration guidelines, and signaling readiness to send French soldiers to Ukraine.

Editor (2024-06-16). Patrick Lawrence: Europe's Elections as a Mirror. scheerpost.com By Patrick Lawrence / Original to ScheerPost Ah, those elections last week to the European Parliament, in which voters across the European Union administered a sound whack to the technocrats, market fundamentalists, and liberal authoritarians who now hold power across much of the Continent: Let us attempt what we are not supposed ever to undertake. …

ecns.cn (2024-06-16). Xi congratulates Ramaphosa on reelection as South African president. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping sent a congratulatory message to Cyril Ramaphosa who was reelected as president of South Africa on Friday.

Eric Toussaint (2024-06-16). The World Bank's accounts. cadtm.org In July 2024, the World Bank and the IMF will be 80 years old. 80 years of financial neo-colonialism and the imposition of austerity policies in the name of debt repayment. 80 years is enough! The Bretton Woods institutions must be abolished and replaced by democratic institutions serving an ecological, feminist and anti-racist bifurcation. To mark these 80 years, we are republishing a series of articles every Wednesday until July, looking in detail at the history and damage caused by these (…) | – | / |

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2024-06-16). "Preemptive Nuclear War": The Historic Battle for Peace and Democracy. A Third World War Threatens the Future of Humanity. globalresearch.ca US nuclear doctrine consists in portraying nuclear weapons as a means of "self defense" rather than a "weapon of mass destruction". There are powerful financial interests behind Joe Biden's $1.3 trillion nuclear weapons program initiated under Obama.

Khubaka, Michael Harris (2024-06-16). California Juneteenth a "stolen legacy" awaiting recognition of USCT from California. indybay.org 2024 California Juneteenth still waiting for the 2 1/2 journey of US Federal Law to reach California. Nearly 2,000 USCT from California will one day be honored and recognized. Till then our "hidden figures" waiting the 2 1/2 fabricated notion as if our US Civil War never existed…

Gay Shame, Drag Artists for Palestine, QUIT! (2024-06-16). Sunday 6/23: Queer As In Intifada. indybay.org Meet at Castro and Market in SF…

Staff (2024-06-16). EVMs in India are 'black box', nobody allowed to scrutinize them: Rahul. muslimmirror.com New Delhi : Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Sunday said EVMs in India are a "black box" which nobody is allowed to scrutinise, and asserted that "serious concerns" are being raised about transparency in India's electoral process. "Democracy ends up becoming a sham and prone to fraud when institutions lack accountability," Gandhi said and tagged …

Juan M. Garcia (2024-06-16). Panama's former presidential candidate praises Prensa Latina's work. plenglish.com Panama, Jun 16 (Prensa Latina) The former presidential candidate for free nomination in the general elections in Panama this year, Maribel Gordón, praised Prensa Latina's commitment to truth, 65 years after it was created on June 16, 1959.

presstv.ir (2024-06-16). Quarter million protest against far right rise across France. presstv.ir Nearly a quarter million protesters take part in rallies across France against the rise of far-right ahead of snap election.

presstv.ir (2024-06-16). Leader calls for increased voter participation in presidential election. presstv.ir Ayatollah Khamenei calls for collective efforts to increase participation in the June 28 presidential election.

presstv.ir (2024-06-16). Germany's far-right AFD leaders cheer as exit polls published. presstv.ir The far-right Alternative for Germany made solid gains and take second place in EU election.

presstv.ir (2024-06-16). UK Labor Party loses Muslim support over Gaza stance ahead of elections. presstv.ir United Kingdom's Muslim populations have been alienated by the Labour Party's stance on Gaza.

ptcnews.tv (2024-06-16). Elon Musk raises concerns about EVM manipulation; BJP leader responds. ptcnews.tv PTC News Desk: Elon Musk, the CEO of SpaceX and Tesla, has cautioned against using electronic voting machines (EVMs), citing worries about potential hacking vulnerabilities. His comments coincide with escalating global discussions over the security of electronic voting machines (EVMs), particularly in light of claims of anomalies in the most recent primary elections in Puerto Rico."Electronic voting devices ought to be banned. Even with the miniscule chance of being hacked by AI or humans, the risk is still too great, Mr. Musk said on X.

Ali Azgar (2024-06-16). Nick Jonas and Adrienne Warren to Star in 'Last Five Years' on Broadway. muslimnews.co.uk Nick Jonas and Adrienne Warren will both be back on Broadway next Spring in a new production of the two-hander musical, The Last Five Years It's the first time the show, which premiered in New York City in 2002, has ever played Broadway Fans can catch Jonas and Warren present together at the 2024 Tony …

noemail (2024-06-16). Tensions Rise as Lok Sabha Speaker's Election Approaches. devdiscourse.com In a significant political development, Shiv Sena (UBT) leader Sanjay Raut announced that all partners of the opposition INDIA bloc would rally behind Telugu Desam Party (TDP) if it nominates a candidate for the upcoming Lok Sabha speaker's election.

Ali Azgar (2024-06-16). Nicole Kidman Confirms Casting in Practical Magic 2. muslimnews.co.uk Earlier this week, it was reported that Oscar winners Nicole Kidman and Sandra Bullock were in negotiations to reprise their roles in the upcoming Practical Magic 2 movie. This will serve as a sequel to the 1998 supernatural comedy from actor-turned-filmmaker Griffin Dunne (An American Werewolf in London). . . . . . . . …

Agence France-Presse (2024-06-16). Ex-president Francois Hollande emerges as surprise candidate in French election. scmp.com The former leader from 2012 to 2017 had left office with record levels of unpopularity and is detested by some within the radical left.

Ali Azgar (2024-06-16). Nicole Kidman Confirms She and Sandra Bullock Will Star in the Practical Magic Sequel. muslimnews.co.uk Nicole Kidman is set to star in Practical Magic 2 alongside Sandra Bullock! The Oscar winner, 56, confirmed she'll reprise her role as Gillian Owens in the sequel to 1998's Practical Magic in an interview with PEOPLE on Thursday, June 13. She shared the news ahead of the premiere of her upcoming Netflix film with …

tn.ai (2024-06-16). Arrangements Made for Iranian Expats' Participation in Presidential Polls. tn.ai TEHRAN (Tasnim) — More than 300 ballot boxes will be available at the diplomatic missions of Iran in foreign countries on the presidential election day, an official said.

Isaac Nellist, Chloe DS, Jacob Andrewartha, Cyn Huang, Daniil Sapunkov, Amey (2024-06-16). US student socialists assess 'explosive' Gaza solidarity encampment movement. links.org.au Cyn Huang, Daniil Sapunkov and Amey discuss how the Palestine student movement plans to progress over the summer break and its impact on labour struggles, the left and the 2024 presidential elections.

Raphaël Lopoukhine (2024-06-16). DRC: The EU should proceed with the appointment of the Special Representative for the Great Lakes without further delay. fidh.org Now that the technical process for the selection of a candidate and approval of a mandate for…

Audrey Carleton, Capital, Main (2024-06-16). Pennsylvania landowners could be forced to accept carbon dioxide burial on their land. grist.org Amid a divided state Legislature, Pennsylvania Democrats and Republicans are finding rare common ground in a bill designed to usher in a new industry for capturing climate-altering carbon dioxide and burying it underground. | Among other provisions,

Guest Blogger (2024-06-16). Blue State Dems Throw Wrench in Plan to Extend Life of Zero Emission Power Plant. wattsupwiththat.com The Democratic-controlled California Senate and Assembly opposed a loan that would extend the lifespan of the state's last remaining nuclear power plant, Newsweek reported Friday.

UMMID (2024-06-16). Parliament's 1st session after 2024 LS elections from June 24. ummid.com Parliamentary Affairs Minister Kiren Rijiju Wednesday said the first session of the 18th Lok Sabha will be from June 24, 2024.

(2024-06-16). Cable operators block 4 news channels in India's Andhra Pradesh state post-election. greatandhra.com

Bloomberg (2024-06-16). 1 in 4 US voters say they don't want Trump or Biden to win the election. scmp.com The number of so-called double-haters is at a historic high, new research shows, with nearly twice as many as in 2020.

teleSUR, JGN (2024-06-16). Comunidad internacional saluda victoria de Sheinbaum en México. telesurtv.net Xiomara Castro dijo que acordó con Sheinbaum "trabajar juntas por la unidad de Latinoamérica y el Caribe".

teleSUR, odr, SH (2024-06-16). Autoridades dominicanas colocan a 25 provincias en alerta verde. telesurtv.net El COE aumenta 14 provincias y al Distrito Nacional en alerta amarilla debido a una masa de aire húmeda dejada por una onda tropical en el país caribeño.

M. K. Bhadrakumar (2024-06-15). Death of petrodollar is a Biden legacy. mronline.org The Deep State should have been alert five years ago when Candidate Joe Biden announced that he, if elected as president, was determined to make the Saudi rulers "pay the price, and make them in fact the pariah that they are."

Gabisile (2024-06-15). Deputy President Mashatile to address National Youth Day commemoration. sanews.gov.za Deputy President Mashatile to address National Youth Day commemoration | Deputy President Paul Mashatile will speak at the 48th anniversary of Youth Day at Old Peter Mokaba Stadium in Polokwane, Limpopo, on Sunday. | According to the Presidency, the commemoration will focus on "actively embracing the socio-economic gains of our democracy". | The annual event recollects the sacrifices of South Africa's youth in the fight for democracy, an event immortalised by the Soweto Uprising of 16 June 1976. | "This important national day provides an opportunity, for our country, to commemorate and honour the bravery of you…

Christopher Crenner (2024-06-15). Perspectives] Ulcers, stress, and the discovery of Helicobacter pylori. thelancet.com In 2005 Australian clinician Barry Marshall and pathologist J Robin Warren were awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for their discovery of the bacterium Helicobacter pylori and its harmful effects on the stomach. They had published their initial findings in The Lancet, on June 16, 1984, and backed them up with a famous self-experiment. Convinced that this new organism was pathological, Marshall swallowed a mouthful of culture medium teeming with the bacteria. He soon developed unpleasant abdominal symptoms, which proved to be gastritis.

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