2021-05-26: News Headlines

Medea Benjamin, Nicholas J.S. Davies (2021-05-26). The Emperor's New Rules: America's "Rules-Based Order" has Blind Spots. juancole.com ( Code Pink) — The world is reeling in horror at the latest Israeli massacre of hundreds of men, women and children in Gaza. Much of the world is also shocked by the role of the United States in this crisis, as it keeps providing Israel with weapons to kill Palestinian civilians, in violation of …

Ben Norton (2021-05-26). US-funded Belarusian regime-change activist arrested on plane joined neo-Nazis in Ukraine. thegrayzone.com Belarusian regime-change activist Roman Protasevich, whose arrest on a grounded plane caused a global scandal, joined Ukraine's neo-Nazi Azov Battalion and was cultivated by the US government's media apparatus. A high-profile Belarusian regime-change activist whose detention on a forcibly grounded airplane caused an international scandal has extensive links to neo-fascist groups, which his political sponsors in Western capitals have conveniently overlooked. Right-wing activist Roman Protasevich was traveling on the Irish airliner Ryanair on May 23 when the plane crossed into …

Ben Norton (2021-05-26). US-funded Belarusian regime-change activist arrested on plane served with neo-Nazis in Ukraine. thegrayzone.com Belarusian regime-change activist Roman Protasevich, whose arrest on a grounded plane caused a global scandal, joined Ukraine's neo-Nazi Azov Battalion and was cultivated by the US government's media apparatus. A high-profile Belarusian regime-change activist whose detention on a forcibly grounded airplane caused an international scandal has extensive links to neo-fascist groups, which his political sponsors in Western capitals have conveniently overlooked. Right-wing activist Roman Protasevich was traveling on the Irish airliner Ryanair on May 23 when the plane crossed into …

David Swanson (2021-05-26). What The New Acceptability of the Lab Leak Origin Tells Us About Media Outlets. counterpunch.org Have you noticed that a lot of science writers have lately been saying that they were perfectly right a year ago to mock and condemn even considering a lab leak origin for Coronavirus but that now it's perfectly proper to admit that Coronavirus may very well have come from a lab? It seems to be

Juan Cole (2021-05-26). Israeli-Palestinian conflict: A primer on the long-standing dispute over Gaza (Video: U-Michigan Interviews Juan Cole). juancole.com "Since May 10, more than 200 Palestinians and a dozen Israelis have died in fighting in Israel and the occupied territories. Juan Cole, the Richard P. Mitchell Collegiate Professor of History, studies the ongoing political change in the Middle East and is author of the blog Informed Comment. He discusses the history behind the current …

Juan Cole (2021-05-26). A Year Later: Are Palestinians like George Floyd? juancole.com Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) — May 26 was the one-year anniversary of the murder of George Floyd by Minnesota police, and President Biden had the victim's family to the White House, where they lobbied the president on police reform. George Floyd could not have imagined how he would become an international symbol of the victimization …

Fight Back (2021-05-26). Students demand U of MN divest from companies aiding Israeli apartheid. fightbacknews.org Minneapolis, MN – On Friday, May 21, Students for Justice in Palestine at the University of Minnesota held a protest calling for university divestment from companies funding the Israeli apartheid. | Over 150 students and community members rallied at the Memorial Union, where speakers voiced their anger with the university administration for complicity with the genocide against Palestinians and its giving support to Zionist student groups. Additionally, students condemned the administration's lack of action following the passage of two separate referendums in campus elections: one in 2018 calling for divestment f…

Alan MacLeod (2021-05-26). Why the Overton window has suddenly shifted on Israel-Palestine. mronline.org There is little doubt that the Overton window on Israel-Palestine is rapidly shifting. To understand why, MintPress spoke to academics, experts, and rights groups familiar with the subject. | May 26, 2021…

Fight Back (2021-05-26). Tampa's Palestinian community continues to protest for freedom and justice after ceasefire. fightbacknews.org Tampa, Fl – After weeks of protests all over the world, the large Palestinian American community and activists within Tampa continued to protest on Saturday, May 22, in downtown Tampa. Approximately 300 supporters and community members rallied to demand freedom for those living in Gaza and an end to the Israeli occupation over all of Palestine. | After the ceasefire of last week, many protesters and organizers demanded that the fight for Palestine has to continue. | "The ceasefire does not mean that we stop fighting. The only thing that has changed is that Gaza isn't being bombed daily, but we should not settle…

Nora Barrows-Friedman (2021-05-26). Podcast Ep 37: How the corporate media suppresses Palestine. electronicintifada.net Journalist Greg Shupak analyzes mainstream news and its routine defense of Israeli violence.

_____ (2021-05-26). Michigan Marches Unite Palestine Solidarity And BLM. popularresistance.org On Tuesday, May 18, roughly 200 people gathered to march in front of the Ford Motor Company plant in Dearborn, Michigan where Joe Biden was speaking. Dearborn is home to the largest Arab American and Palestinian populations in the United States. Speaker Jae Bass, a Black Detroiter and a leader of Detroit Will Breathe (DWB) — a militant, politically independent organization created last year in the midst of the uprising against police brutality — connected the experiences of the daily fight against police brutality here with the brutality of the Israeli military in Palestine. Noting that both struggles are lin…

_____ (2021-05-26). AP Firing Shows Right-Wing Hypocrisy, Illusion of 'Objectivity'. popularresistance.org Several right-wing organizations, including the Federalist and Washington Free Beacon outlets, attacked the news service over Wilder's previous affiliation with Students for Justice in Palestine, when she was an undergraduate at Stanford University. AP, which recently had its office in Gaza destroyed by Israeli missile fire, bowed to the pressure.

Rebecca Ruth Gould (2021-05-26). The Meaning of Solidarity with Palestine. progressive.org As global solidarity with Palestinians continues to grow, how can the lessons of this movement benefit other colonized and oppressed peoples?

Staff (2021-05-26). Biden State Department Quietly Grants Boeing License for $735 Million Bomb Sale. truthout.org The Biden administration has Citing an un…

Mahmood Jrere, Tamer Nafar, Udi Aloni (2021-05-26). 'We Don't Want What Happened in 1948 To Happen to Us Again'. thenation.com Mahmood Jrere, Tamer Nafar, Udi Aloni 'We Don't Want What Happened in 1948 To Happen to Us Again'

Rebecca Ruth Gould (2021-05-26). What Solidarity With Palestine Means. commondreams.org "The struggle for justice in Palestine can teach the left how to pressure our leaders on a wider scale, on matters beyond Israel-Palestine. This is why justice for Palestinians means justice for everyone." | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files…

Brett Wilkins, staff writer (2021-05-26). 47 Advocacy Groups Urge Facebook to Explain, Cease Censorship of Israel Critics. commondreams.org "Social media platforms like Facebook and Instagram are often Palestinian protestors' and residents' only tools to share information to keep each other safe in the face of repression by the Israeli government and police, and during attacks on civilians." | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files…

Brett Wilkins, staff writer (2021-05-26). Ireland Supports Landmark Motion to Condemn Israeli 'De Facto Annexation' of Palestine. commondreams.org "The scale, pace, and strategic nature of Israel's actions on settlement expansion and the intent behind it have brought us to a point where we need to be honest about what is actually happening," said Irish Foreign Affairs Minister Simon Coveney. | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files…

Ramzy Baroud (2021-05-26). Palestine's Moment: Despite Massive Losses, Palestinians Have Altered the Course of History. commondreams.org "This is the first time that Israel is forced to accept that the rules of the game have changed, likely forever." | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files…

Angela (2021-05-26). Saturday 5/29: National March for Palestine. indybay.org Lincoln Memorial | Washington, DC…

Angela (2021-05-26). Sunday 5/23: Protest for Palestine. indybay.org 39707 Paseo Padre Pkwy | Fremont, CA…

Rima Najjar (2021-05-26). Annexation of Palestine or "Uneventful Occurrence"‚Ää—‚ÄäWhat Do You See? globalresearch.ca This incisive article first published by Global Research in June 2020 addresses the issue of Annexation Israeli soldier executing the kidnapping of several Nahalin villagers southeast of Bethlehem in the West Bank, including Mohammad Afif Fannoun, on June 12, …

Toward increasing Networking (2021-05-26). Online events w/ Ben Chavis, Peter Linebaugh, Rosa Clemente, Vandana Shiva, Chomsky, etc. indybay.org Here are some 20 online events taking place over the next 7 days (and starting tomorrow, May 22), featuring people such as Ben Chavis, Peter Linebaugh, Cynthia Kaufman, Rosa Clemente, Vandana Shiva, Noam Chomsky, and many others. | These events are hosted from various locations all across the country, as well from Canada and the UK (however, the listed times are all for our "Pacific time zone"). Of course, feel free to share this info with others who might be interested in it.

Melvin Goodman (2021-05-26). Loosening the Tie to Israel. counterpunch.org After bombing over a thousand targets in Gaza, where genuine strategic targets are few and far between, even Israeli leaders decided that the backlash from killing Palestinian children was too much to bear. Nevertheless, the mainstream media is giving credit to President Joe Biden for arranging a cease fire between Israel and Gaza that was determined by conditions on the ground and not humanitarian concerns.

Andrew Korybko (2021-05-26). Belarus' Ryanair Flight Diversion Might Open Pandora's Box. globalresearch.ca Belarus' fighter jet-assisted …

Jonathan Cook (2021-05-26). Groups That Aid Israel's War Crimes Can't Deny All Responsibility for Those Crimes. counterpunch.org Here is something that can be said with great confidence. It is racist — antisemitic, if you prefer — to hold Jews, individually or collectively, accountable for Israel's crimes. Jews are not responsible for Israel's war crimes, even if the Israeli state presumes to implicate Jews in its crimes by falsely declaring it represents all

Norman Solomon (2021-05-26). Biden's Eloquence About George Floyd Will Ring Hollow If Rahm Emanuel Gets Ambassador Nomination. commondreams.org "His record of running interference for racist police violence while mayor of Chicago underscores what a terrible mistake it would be for the Senate to confirm him as ambassador." | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files…

Phyllis Bennis (2021-05-26). What is Joe Biden's Israel Policy, Exactly? indybay.org The Biden administration thought it could muddle through with the usual pro-Israel platitudes, but rising awareness of Israeli apartheid is making that impossible.

Staff (2021-05-26). Rashida Tlaib Demands That Social Media Companies Stop Censoring Palestinians. truthout.org Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Michigan) has written a letter to social media companies asking that they stop removing and suspending posts and users from their platforms for spreading information about Israeli violence against Palestinians. | The letter to Facebook, Twitter and ByteDance, which owns TikTok, asks the companies to answer a series of questions on their methodologies for removing certain posts and highlights a double standard in censorship of Palestinians online. | "I write with urgent…

David Swanson (2021-05-26). An Online Course on War and The Environment: Spreading Knowledge Builds Power. warisacrime.org By David Swanson, World BEYOND War, May 26, 2021 Here's a video from one of the facilitators lined up for World BEYOND War's online course on War and the Environment which begins on June 7th, 2021: This course could not be more important. A culture of extraction and destruction is closely tied to a culture …

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2021-05-26). China: Towards Capitalist Restoration. Michel Chossudovsky. globalresearch.ca Scroll down to download Michel Chossudovsky's book on China in

Dianne Mathiowetz (2021-05-26). Victory in closure of Georgia detention center. workers.org Atlanta On May 20, Department of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas released a statement that Georgia immigrant rights advocates, current and former immigrant detainees were overjoyed to hear — the Irwin County Detention Center in Ocilla, Ga., would close "as soon as possible." Dawn Wooten, left, at a news conference . . . |

Binoy Kampmark (2021-05-26). Liz Cheney, Dick Cheney and the Rule of Law. counterpunch.org One could not accuse US Representative Liz Cheney of Wyoming of having a sense of irony. For some time, she has felt her party to be the hostage of a ghoulish monster who refuses to be slayed. And she fears her party has fallen out of love for the rule of law. In being ousted

Brett Wilkins, staff writer (2021-05-26). Watch: Video Starring NY Lawmakers Lampoons Absurdity of For-Profit Healthcare. commondreams.org The message of the video—which stars N.Y. state lawmakers Jabari Brisport and Zohran Kwame Mamdani—is clear: "We simply cannot afford not to have a single-payer system." | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files…

WSWS (2021-05-26). US planned nuclear attack on Chinese cities in 1958 Taiwan crisis. wsws.org Daniel Ellsberg, who leaked the Pentagon papers in 1971, has published classified documents making clear that the Pentagon was actively preparing a nuclear attack on Chinese cities in 1958.

Staff (2021-05-26). Headlines for May 26, 2021. democracynow.org George Floyd's Family Calls for Passage of Policing Act as Nation Marks One Year Since His Killing, Blinken Says U.S. Will Reopen Jerusalem Consulate, Pledges Aid for Gaza as U.S. OKs New Arms Sales to Israel, Israel Arrests Hundreds of Palestinians; UNRWA Head Apologizes for Remarks on Israeli Assault, U.S. Joins Calls to Further Probe Origins of COVID-19, 50% of U.S. Adults Fully Vaccinated; Moderna's Vaccine Is 100% Effective in 12- to 17-Year-Olds, Kristen Clarke Sworn In as First Black Woman to Lead the DOJ's Civil Rights Division, Iraqi Security Forces Kill Protester at Rally Demanding Accountability for Mu…

Staff (2021-05-26). "America on Fire": Historian Elizabeth Hinton on George Floyd, Policing & Black Rebellion. democracynow.org Protests and vigils were held across the U.S. to mark one year since the police murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis. Floyd's death sparked a national uprising and global movement against systemic racism and police brutality. Elizabeth Hinton, an associate professor of history and African American studies at Yale University and a professor of law at Yale Law School, connects the Black Lives Matter protests to a long history of Black rebellion against police violence in her new book "America on Fire" and notes that the U.S. has had previous opportunities to address systemic racism and state violence, but change r…

Staff (2021-05-26). Marcus Smith "Died Like an Animal" When Cops Hogtied Him. Police Have Known for Decades It Can Kill. democracynow.org Despite decades of warnings against the practice, police departments across the country continue to hogtie people during arrests, sometimes with fatal results. On September 8, 2018, Marcus Smith, a 38-year-old homeless Black man in Greensboro, North Carolina, was facing a mental health crisis and asked police officers for help. Instead, eight white officers brutally and fatally hogtied him. Police videos show officers pushed Smith face down on the street and tied a belt around his ankles, then attached it to his cuffed hands so tightly that his knees were lifted off the pavement. Smith's family filed a lawsuit in…

South Front (2021-05-26). Video: Ryanair's Landing in Belarus and Its Far-reaching Impact on Europe. globalresearch.ca Belarus has been …

Anita Waters (2021-05-26). The pandemic economy hit women workers hardest, but they're fighting back. peoplesworld.org Five and a half million women lost their jobs in 2020; Black, Latina, and Asian women were hit the hardest. With schools and child care centers closed, women were burdened with increased demands for their unpaid labor. "Confronting the Covid Economy: Women Fight Back," a virtual Town Hall gathering May 2, addressed head-on the economic …

WSWS (2021-05-26). India's COVID-19 pandemic: Anatomy of a social crime. wsws.org According to the official tally—a gross undercount—total infections have more than doubled in the past eight weeks, rising from 12.1 to 26.9 million, while deaths have increased by 89 percent to total 307,231.

WSWS (2021-05-26). Amid raging pandemic, Peruvian police evict thousands of working class families. wsws.org The violent evictions of the unemployed and homeless is one more crime in the Peruvian government's homicidal handling of the COVID-19 pandemic.

WSWS (2021-05-26). The rise of a rare COVID-19 complication known as "black fungus" adds to India's misery in the pandemic. wsws.org A rare complication of COVID-19 is becoming an epidemic in India known as black fungus, which is a byproduct of the impact of the COVID-19 infection on the immune system, using corticosteroids to treat COVID-19 and the high prevalence of diabetes in that country among the population.

John Catalinotto (2021-05-26). Colombia: Broad general strike challenges 'narc-oligarchy'. workers.org May 23 — The general strike against anti-poor "reforms" in Colombia is finishing its fourth week. So far, every test of strength has shown popular support has grown in defiance of police and fascist murders and beatings of protesters and the threat of COVID-19, which has already killed 85,000 people. . . . |

Rohan Rice (2021-05-26). Nicaragua's Inspiring Response to COVID-19. globalresearch.ca Little attention has …

WSWS (2021-05-26). Sri Lankan government imposes censorship as experts warn of coronavirus surge. wsws.org President Rajapakse has warned state officials not to make any unauthorised media statements about COVID-19, fearing it could provoke opposition against the government's criminal response.

Hira Nabi (2021-05-26). News From Home, and Other People's Homes. thenation.com News From Home, and Other People's Homes…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-05-26). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Guidelines and nuances of wearing a face mask. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Recent COVID-19 masking guidelines announced by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, continue to generate a public conversation. "The decision about masking needs to be nuanced," says Dr. Gregory Poland, an infectious diseases expert and head of Mayo Clinic's Vaccine Research Group. "Wearing a mask should be based on the risk of infection, the percentage of the …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-05-26). Mayo Clinic offers COVID-19 walk-in vaccine clinics in Minnesota. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Mayo Clinic in Rochester and at its Health System sites continue to offer patients, visitors and staff additional convenient opportunities to be vaccinated for COVID-19. All domestic and international patients, visitors and staff who want to be vaccinated for COVID-19 have a couple of opportunities to do so at walk-in clinics this week: Mayo Clinic …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-05-26). Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine graduates ease physician shortage in world affected by COVID-19 pandemic. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Ninety-eight students took part in commencement events on Friday, May 21, at Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine ? Arizona Campus and Sunday, May 23, at Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine. This is the first multistate commencement for Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine and the first commencement for the inaugural class of students …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-05-26). The safety and efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines for children. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org A coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccine is now available to children ages 12 through 15 in the U.S. Here's what parents, caregivers and children need to know about the safety and effectiveness of the vaccine, the possible side effects, and the benefits of getting vaccinated. This is written by Mayo Clinic Staff and you can …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-05-26). Mayo Clinic updates masking, in-person meeting guidance. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released guidance on May 13 stating that people who are fully vaccinated for COVID-19 do not need to socially distance or wear a mask indoors in most settings. This updated guidance excluded certain environments, including health care facilities. Mayo Clinic has reviewed its guidance for masking, distancing and …

Rubikon editors (2021-05-26). How are the Children? – Silent Screams. indybay.org How could adults do this to them when the risk of contracting Covid-19 is extremely low compared to other risks in life? A lost generation is growing up under our eyes. Those who remain silent and only watch are sinning against growing, still malleable souls and against the future of all of us.

WillOfMany (2021-05-26). BLM: American Revolution Spreads Around the Globe. indybay.org The world changed not only because of COVID-19 pandemic beyond 2020. Political and economic crisis has led to growing of various protest movements. The widest and most active emerged in the USA. The Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement gained the largest extent. It demands from the American government not even reforms but revolutionary changes in the national social political course concerning people of color.

Robert R. Raymond (2021-05-26). COVID Has Catalyzed a Wave of Tenant Organizing. zcomm.org Please Help ZNet Source: Truthout Fifty billion dollars. That's the amount of past-due rent accumulated during the first year of the pandemic, according to some estimates. And with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) eviction moratorium now facing trouble in court and set to expire at the end of

_____ (2021-05-26). Nestlé Workers Demand Equal Pay For Equal Work. popularresistance.org Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, workers at the Nestlé manufacturing plant in Toronto's west end are facing unfair conditions including part-time pay, pension cuts and precarious employment, and management is unwilling to negotiate a reasonable contract with its employees. As of May 19, more than 470 workers are on indefinite strike. | Workers at the factory, which produces Kit Kat bars and is the the only manufacturer of Coffee Crisp in the world, started their picket line on May Day 2021. Long-term disputes around the security of permanent employment and a defined benefit pension plan have previously disrupted pro…

Mark Gruenberg (2021-05-26). Israeli bombardment of Gaza builds support for U.S. aid restrictions. peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON—Even though its bombardment was stopped by an Egyptian-brokered and U.S.-pressured ceasefire, the Israeli government-ordered 11-day offensive against the Palestinians in Gaza has built momentum for restrictions on U.S. foreign aid to Israel. But though a mainstream lawmaker, Rep. Betty McCollum, DFL-Minn., has lined up 22 cosponsors for her legislation, HR2590, it still faces an …

_____ (2021-05-26). Israel to carry out more mass arrests of Palestinians in pursuit of ethnic cleansing. popularresistance.org On Sunday night, Israel's police force announced a programme of mass arrests of Israel's Palestinian citizens for participating in recent demonstrations opposing the bombing of Gaza and evictions in East Jerusalem, as well as against Israeli security forces' raids on the al-Aqsa Mosque compound.

Anonymous669 (2021-05-26). Hamas Reported Loss Of 61 Fighters, Commanders In Gaza Battle. southfront.org Hamas rocket unit. Illustrative image. | Between March 22 and 26, the Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigades, the military wing of the Hamas Movement, revealed the names of 61 of its fighters and commanders who were killed during the recent battle in the Gaza Strip. | The heated battle started on May 10 with a rocket attack on Jerusalem. The rocket attack, which was launched from Gaza, was a response to Israeli plans to evict a number of Arab families from the Sheik Jarrah neighborhood in the city. The battle ended with an Egypt-bro…

Anonymous669 (2021-05-26). Hamas Leader Unveiled Coordination With Lebanese Resistance To Attack Israel In Recent Gaza Battle. southfront.org Hamas rocket unit. Illustrative image. | The rockets launched from Lebanon and Syria at Israel during the last battle in the Gaza Strip were the result of coordination between Palestinian factions and the "resistance in Lebanon," Yahya al-Sinwar, leader of the Hamas Movement in Gaza, revealed on May 26. | Sinwar, who was reportedly on Israel's "kill list" during the last battle, made his remarks during a public press conference in Gaza city. By saying the "resistance in Lebanon", the Palestinian leader was referring to Hezb…

Labor Video Project (2021-05-26). The People United Will Never Be Defeated! SF Rally Against Attacks On Palestinian People. indybay.org Over 1,000 Palestinians and opponents of the attacks on Palestinians in Israel, Gaza and the West Bank rallied and spoke out in San Francisco on 5/22/21…

Monica Moorehead (2021-05-26). Despite loss of life & destruction, Gaza resists, hits Israel hard. workers.org A cease-fire between Israel and Hamas began May 21. It followed 11 days of the U.S.-armed and backed Israeli Air Force's vicious airstrikes on occupied Gaza. The bombs and rockets massacred more than 250 Palestinians, including over 60 children. Some 2,000 people were injured out of a population of 2 . . . |

David Sheen (2021-05-26). How a fascist party brought into Israel's parliament by Netanyahu helped him start the war he wanted. thegrayzone.com After Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu paved its way into Israel's parliament, the fascist Jewish Power party sparked anti-Palestinian pogroms, giving him a pretext to attack Gaza The day after a ceasefire between Israel and Hamas went into effect, ending eleven days of mutual bombardment that resulted in the deaths of some two hundred and fifty Palestinians, ten Israelis and three Asian workers, mainstream Israeli commentators piled on Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, accusing him of launching the war for his own …

Steve Early (2021-05-26). Fifty Years Later: The Forgotten Story of Dissenting POWs. counterpunch.org In the Middle Eastern wars that the US has been waging for the past 30 years, few soldiers or pilots have become prisoners of war. The best known is Bowe Bergdahl, a 23-year old Army private who was captured by the Taliban in 2009 and held until a prisoner exchange arranged five years later by

M. K. Bhadrakumar (2021-05-26). Pakistan, China, India and the Afghan Chessboard. globalresearch.ca Apocalyptic scenario is …

Staff (2021-05-26). Worker cooperatives prove your job doesn't have to be hell. therealnews.com ÔªøÔªøIn a TRNN special report, Jaisal Noor talks to worker-owners at 8 co-ops across 4 states about how they were able to successfully weather the pandemic while prioritizing the needs of their workers, and how they navigated the unique limitations of the cooperative business model.Ôª&oslash…

Jessica Corbett, staff writer (2021-05-26). Warren Shames Chase's Dimon, Other Big Bank CEOs for Charging Overdraft Fees During Pandemic. commondreams.org "The big bank CEOs came to the Senate today to talk about how they stepped up and took care of customers during the pandemic—and I told them that's a bunch of baloney. They nickel and dimed their struggling customers with overdraft fees to line their own pockets," says Sen. Elizabeth Warren. | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files…

Naomi Wolf (2021-05-26). The Fascism Construction Manual. indybay.org Immediately after the proclamation of this pandemic, many elements of absolute all-around totalitarianism were put into effect in most countries of the West, even in countries that had previously been robust democracies. All of this happened very quickly and comprehensively.

WSWS (2021-05-26). British ex-miners support call for full investigation of New Zealand's Pike River disaster. wsws.org The World Socialist Web Site has received messages from former miners in the UK in support of the fight for truth and justice for the 29 victims of the 2010 Pike River coal mine disaster in New Zealand.

WSWS (2021-05-26). United Mine Workers executives assault left-wing podcasters in Alabama. wsws.org UMWA International District 20 Vice President Larry Spencer led a group of union executives in an assault that included a threat to kill one of the podcasters, who they believed were associated with the World Socialist Web Site .

Zero Hedge (2021-05-26). Chinese Banks Buy Dollars to Weaken Yuan in Latest Intervention. globalresearch.ca Just days after …

Eric Vogt (2021-05-26). 'The Six-Pointed Star,' novel by Manuel Tiago (àÅlvaro Cunhal) in adept English. peoplesworld.org "Write about what you know" is a well-known bit of advice given to those who aspire to become great writers. It is naàØve to suppose that writers should become known in direct proportion to their greatness; however, this paradoxical status is occasionally remedied by an equally talented translator who can rescue them from what might …

William D. Hartung (2021-05-26). America Dominant Again (in Arms Sales) . . . And Again… and Again… and Again. juancole.com ( Tomdispatch.com ) — When it comes to trade in the tools of death and destruction, no one tops the United States of America. In April of this year, the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) published its annual analysis of trends in global arms sales and the winner — as always — was the …

Naveena Sadasivam (2021-05-26). Biden's latest executive order takes aim at climate change's threat to economy. peoplesworld.org Climate change could wreak havoc on nearly every aspect of life, and the U.S. financial system is no exception: Local housing market crashes and absurdly high insurance premiums are just two potential examples of the fallout. The federal government is beginning to act on these possibilities. On Thursday, President Joe Biden signed an executive order directing government agencies to expand their …

Eds. (2021-05-26). State Commissioner fires teacher for supporting BLM. mronline.org Richard Corcoran, state commissioner of education in Florida, announced that he fired Amy Donofrio, a teacher in Duval County, because she supported #BlackLivesMatter. | May 26, 2021 | Newswire…

Eds. (2021-05-26). bneGREEN: Russia's weather goes crazy. mronline.org Russia's weather has gone crazy. There is currently a heatwave inside the Arctic Circle where the coast is hotter than Mediterranean beaches. | May 26, 2021 | Newswire…

Matt Sedlar (2021-05-26). Ripping Away Enhanced Unemployment Benefits Will Disproportionately Harm Working-Class Moms. cepr.net MarketWatch See article on original site All but a handful of Republican-led states have announced their intent to withdraw from the federal government's supplemental unemployment benefits program. Doing so will reduce benefits for jobless residents in these states by $300 per week. Republicans have blamed the more generous benefits for labor shortages and sluggish recovery …

Eds. (2021-05-26). A mainstream outlet accepted my pitch on what media refuses to say about U.S. empire—then refused to let me say it. mronline.org A mainstream academic outlet called The Conversation green-lighted my article on foreign policy issues Western media refuses to discuss. With the piece ready to go live, everything went horribly wrong. | May 26, 2021…

Editor (2021-05-26). 'What's Going On?' 50 years later. workers.org One year ago, May 26, 2020, the video of George Floyd's murder by Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin sparked months of intense global struggles which have kept the movement against police brutality and for racial justice on the front burner. Despite Chauvin's conviction, since his trial began March 29, police . . . |

Mark Gruenberg (2021-05-26). West Virginia unions sue state for attacking unionized workers. peoplesworld.org CHARLESTON, W. VA.—In yet another battle seeing unions defending their members and themselves against continued right-wing assaults from coast to coast, West Virginia unions sued the GOP-dominated state government there for illegal retaliation against unionized workers by banning automatic dues collection from those workers' paychecks. The suit, led by the state AFL-CIO, says HB2009, the …

Devin Cole (2021-05-26). McDonald's workers go on strike to demand a livable wage! workers.org The writer worked at McDonald's from 2011-2012 and 2014. Workers at McDonald's in 15 cities across the country went on a coordinated strike May 19 to demand a livable wage. They struck in Los Angeles, Oakland and Sacramento, Calif.; Miami, Tampa and Orlando, Fla.; Chicago; Detroit and Flint, Mich.; . . . |

Berry Craig (2021-05-26). Historian says right-wing attacks on Critical Race Theory prove its value. peoplesworld.org Murray State University historian Brian Clardy says the right-wing wig-out over Critical Race Theory reminds him of the castor oil he took as a kid. "It tasted awful but you knew it was good for you." A slew of conservatives, almost all of them white, gag at CRT. "But it's good for the country because …

Combined Sources (2021-05-26). Rallies in Minneapolis and across the country remember George Floyd. peoplesworld.org MINNEAPOLIS — A family-friendly street festival, musical performances and moments of silence were held Tuesday to honor George Floyd and mark the year since he died at the hands of Minneapolis police, a death captured on wrenching bystander video that galvanized the racial justice movement and continues to bring calls for change. As the events …

Staff (2021-05-26). Pharma Giant Funds Ads Attacking Drug Bill After Hiking Prices Up to 470 Percent. truthout.org Pharmaceutical giant AbbVie inflated prices for widely-used drugs while its executives pocketed growing bonuses, according to a The committee's two-year investigation found that AbbVi…

Staff (2021-05-26). Getting Real About Prisons and Why They Don't Make Us Safer. truthout.org "People end up in prison for a reason, but it's not the reason that we're fed by all of these cop shows," says Victoria Law. In this episode of "Movement Memos," Kelly Hayes talks with journalist Victoria Law about prisons, why they don't work, and what even well-meaning people tend to get wrong about incarceration. | Music by TRANSCRIPT: | Note: This a rush transcript and has been lightly edited for clarity. Copy may not be in its final form. | K…

Staff (2021-05-26). Sanders Says No Way to $10 Billion Taxpayer Handout to Bezos' Space Company. truthout.org Last

Anonymous007 (2021-05-26). Japanese Fishing Boat Sinks, Three Sailors Die After Colliding With Russian Vessel. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On May 26th, a Japanese fishing boat collided with a Russian vessel off Hokkaido prefecture, leaving three Japanese sailors dead. | The Japanese fishing boat ran into a 662-ton Russian ship and capsized. | The Hokko Maru No. 8 which belongs to a fishery cooperative based in Hokkaido's Monbetsu, was catching hairy crabs at the time of the collision at around 6 a.m., according to the Japan Coast Guard. | In total there were 5 crewmembers, 3 died, one of the two crew members rescued alive was sligh…

Global Research News (2021-05-26). Selected Articles: The Zionists on the Defensive. globalresearch.ca By Yes folks, there is an international conspiracy and it is all about "protecting" Israel. It operates through front and lobbying groups that uniquely promote the interests of a …

Anonymous007 (2021-05-26). Colombian Rioters Burn Palace Of Justice In Tulua, As Protests Rage For Nearly A Month. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On May 25th, the Palace of Justice in the Colombian city of Tuluá was set on fire after a wave of violent riots. | Rechazo y condeno estos actos de terrorismo que buscan sembrar caos y miedo. Ataques como los de esta noche en Tuluá dejan de ser vandálicos y se convierten en actos terroristas. La protesta pacífica es legítima, la violencia es delito. — Wilson Rui…

Brianna Griffith (2021-05-26). Maestra de San Antonio lucha contra la retaliación después de hablar en contra de las escuelas inseguras. liberationnews.org El 10 de mayo, la junta escolar del Distrito Escolar Independiente de San Antonio votó unánimemente a favor de la no renovación de Rachell Tucker, maestra de kindergarten del programa dual en la escuela primaria Highland Park.

Anand Naidoo (2021-05-26). The Heat: United Nations and Biodiversity. america.cgtn.com The United Nations and Biodiversity. What sort of global environmental challenges do we face? And, what needs to be done? The United Nations has just marked the International Day for Biological Diversity. And in recent comments, the UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, had some tough words …

Anonymous007 (2021-05-26). Syria's Election Day Dawns Despite Antagonism By "Moderate Opposition" And Western Countries. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | May 26th is election day in Syria, with everything reportedly going along as planned, despite claims by both the "moderate opposition" and the collective West. | In addition to Assad, Arab Organization for Human Rights head Mahmoud Ahmed Merei and former state minister for People's Assembly Affairs Abdullah Sallum Abdullah are also running for the presidency. | In order to run for president, candidates must be at least 40 years old and have Syrian citizenship by birth. The candidates…

Anonymous669 (2021-05-26). Hail Of Russian Airstrikes Eliminated Number Of ISIS Terrorists In Central Syria. southfront.org A Russian Su-24 aircaft on a runway at the Hmeimim airbase in Syria. © Maksim Blinov / Sputnik | Warplanes of the Russian Aerospace Forces (VKS) have carried out more than 70 airstrikes on ISIS cells in central Syria, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) reported on May 26. | According to the London-based monitoring group, the airstrikes targeted the following areas: | The town of Ithriyah and its outskirts in eastern Hama. | The town of Resafa and its outskirts in southern Raqqa. | The vici…

Anonymous669 (2021-05-26). Heavy Russian Bombers Spotted With Long-Range Missiles During Exercise Off Syria's Coast. southfront.org The Tupolev Tu-22M3 strategic bombers. Source: Vadim Savitsky/TASS | Russian Tu-22M3 long-range bombers, which were recently deployed in Syria, have performed training flights over the Mediterranean Sea, the Ministry of Defense of Russia announced on May 26. | Three Tu-22M3 bombers

Anonymous669 (2021-05-26). UAE May Be Behind Mysterious Air Base Being Built On Yemeni Island — Report. southfront.org File image. | A mysterious air base is being built on the Yemeni Island of Mayun which sits on the strategic Bab al-Mandab Strait, the Satellite images from April 11 show dump trucks and graders building a 1.85 kilometer runway on the island. In newer images, from May 18, the work on the runway appeared complete, with three hangars constructed on a tarmac south of th…

Anonymous103 (2021-05-26). 'This Is War': Lukashenko's First Public Comments On RyanAir Incident. southfront.org MINSK, BELARUS — MAY 26, 2021: Belarus' President Alexander Lukashenko speaks during a meeting with parliamentarians, members of the Constitutional Commission of Belarus, and state government officials, in the Oval Hall of the Government House. Maxim Guchek/BelTA | On May 26, President of Belarus Alexandr Lukashenko addressed parliament, publicly commenting on the incident in Minsk airport for the first time. | Lukashenko began his speech at a meeting with parliamentarians, members of the Constitutional Commission…

Anonymous007 (2021-05-26). Sources Anonymous: U.S. To Withdraw From Afghanistan By July — NYT Report. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | The US and many of its NATO allies plan to be out of Afghanistan by early-to-mid July, This is based on anonymous sources, and various unclearly defined statements. | According to the outlet, planeloads of equipment and troops are flown out of the country, are leaving US officials with many issues that they had though woul…

Anonymous007 (2021-05-26). Military Situation In Donetsk People's Republic On May 26, 2021 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | 1. UAF in Marinka shelled the Trudovskaya mine in Donetsk city, destroying two civilian homes. | 2. UAF in Opytne shelled DPR positions in Spartak with 120-mm artillery | 3. UAF in Novomikhailovka shelled DPR positions in Luganskoe with BMP-1 | 4. UAF in Granitnoe shelled DPR positions in Novaya Marievka with grenade launchers | 5. DPR in Luganskoe shelled UAF positions in Novomikhailovka with ATGM | 6. DPR forces in Shirokaya Balka shelled UAF positions in Novgor…

Anonymous669 (2021-05-26). Remains Of Turkish Guided Bomb Found In Iraqi Kurdistan Region (Photos). southfront.org File image. | On May 24, the remains of a Turkish-made guided bomb were found near the town of Kesta in the Iraqi Kurdistan Region. | The bomb was equipped with the Hassas Gàºdàºm Kiti (HGK) [ in English Precision Guidance Kit]. Developed by Turkey's TàúBƒ∞TAK-SAGE, the kit is used to converts bombs from 227 to 907 kg into precision-guided munitions. The system is Turkey's adoption of the US Joint Direct Attack Munition guidance kit. | The HGK kit is equipped with an inertial navigation sys…

Phil Carter (2021-05-26). Corporate Courts Threat to Insects. globalresearch.ca Countries around the …

George Wuerthner (2021-05-26). Logging is Not the Cure: More Misguided Wildfire Legislation in Congress. counterpunch.org Montana Senator Daines announced that he intends to reintroduce wildfire legislation co-sponsored by California Senator Diane Feinstein that, among other things, would speed up and expand logging on public lands. The presumption is that our forests are "sick" with too much "fuels" that are driving large blazes, and the "cure" is to reduce fuels through

Fight Back (2021-05-26). Green Bay, WI: Family of Jonathon Tubby vows to continue fight for justice. fightbacknews.org Green Bay, WI – The family of Jonathon Tubby, an Oneida Nation man killed by the Green Bay Police Department in October 2018, has vowed to continue fighting for justice even after a federal judge dismissed their wrongful death lawsuit against the city. Speaking at a May 23 press conference, on the Oneida Nation Indian Reservation, the Tubby family responded to Judge William Griesbach's decision with a renewed call for changes to the policing system in the United States. | "Judge Griesbach had a great chance to make some changes, he could've created the start of systematic change," said Sue Doxator, Jona…

Editorial Team (2021-05-26). Communist Party of Swaziland calls for working class unity for total liberation on Africa Day 2021. challenge-magazine.org The Communist Party of Swaziland marked Africa Day by issuing a comprehensive call to arms for working people across the continent. Challenge carries their statement in full. The Communist Party of Swaziland (CPS) in celebration of Africa Day 2021 salutes all our African liberation stalwarts for the gallant contributions they made in the anti-colonial struggles over the years. The CPS also salutes all the revolutionaries daily engaged in taking the African liberation struggle forward, particularly struggles against the subjugation of the African continent to imperialist forces. The CPS calls for working-class un…

Staff (2021-05-26). Nicaraguan Opposition Candidate Chamorro Received USAID Money. orinocotribune.com Cristiana Chamorro, former director of Nicaragua's Violeta Barrios de Chamorro Foundation for Reconciliation and Democracy, was accused of money laundering in an Her NGO is being investigated for having received more than $6 million from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) since 2015. More than half of that money ($3.7 million) went to influence thi…

ARG Medios (2021-05-26). Juan Grabois, member of International Solidarity Mission to Colombia, deported on arrival. peoplesdispatch.org Colombia migration authorities denied entrance to Juan Grabois who is part of an Argentinian human rights delegation. The International Mission of Solidarity and Human Rights Observation arrived on May 25 to Colombia and is made up of different human rights and social organizations from Argentina and other countries in the region. | Grabois explained on Twitter that "After a series of physical attacks witnessed by several people and by security cameras, the Colombian government expelled me from its territory because it considers me a risk to State Security." | He also added that "they took my documents and luggag…

_____ (2021-05-26). Union Leaders: No Deals With Uber And Lyft! popularresistance.org Trade union members, and everyone else supportive of workers' rights, should be very concerned about proposed legislation in New York, Massachusetts, and other states that would allow limited bargaining rights for independent contractors of Transportation Networked Companies (TNCs) like Uber and Lyft.

WSWS (2021-05-26). Malian army detains president in French-backed coup aiming to strangle strikes. wsws.org The arrest of top Malian officials comes as the West African nation has been paralyzed by growing social unrest and the devastation of French imperialism's war in the Sahel.

WSWS (2021-05-26). State by-election result deepens Australian Labor Party crisis. wsws.org The fall in Labor's vote in the Upper Hunter by-election underscores the collapse of its support in key working class areas, after decades of implementing the dictates of the corporate elite.

WSWS (2021-05-26). Report exposes attempted cover-up of Ronald Greene's murder by Louisiana State Police troopers. wsws.org An internal investigation found that officers lied about camera footage and tried to hide the circumstances of Greene's death in 2019.

CounterPunch News Service (2021-05-26). Prominent Grassroots Palestinian Activist Met With Blinken in Ramallah; Called For Ending Arms Sales To Israel. counterpunch.org Ramallah, Occupied West Bank Prominent Grassroots Palestinian activist Issa Amro met with U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and U.S. Deputy Assistance Secretary for Israeli and Palestinian Affairs Hady Amr Tuesday in Ramallah. In the meeting, which was with members of Palestinian civil society, Amro asked the Secretary of State to end unquestioned U.S. financial

Thomas Klikauer — Norman Simms (2021-05-26). The Nazi Past of US Geopolitics. counterpunch.org Geopolitics is the linking of political power to geographic space. Perhaps Zbigniew Brzezinski's Grand Chessboard remains one of its best abstract representations. It's not only the USA that has geopolitical goals; many other countries, like the UK, France, Russia and Germany, also developed distinct geopolitical ideas. In nineteenth century Germany, geopolitics included imperialist expansion based

The New Arab (2021-05-26). Israeli Settlers Storm Al-Aqsa for Third Day in a Row. globalresearch.ca Israeli forces and …

Fight Back (2021-05-26). Police murder of George Floyd, 'the spark that lit a prairie fire'. fightbacknews.org On May 25, 2020, the world watched in horror and anger as George Floyd was killed by Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin. This was the spark that ignited uprisings and massive protests across the United States and around the world. While a hated symbol of the police went up in flames, people from coast to coast were confronting the police, who tried and failed to repress the protest. | Again and again, America has sacrificed the lives of Africans and African Americans on the altar of profits. Millions of Africans died in the slave trade that provided the captive labor that enriched southern plantation owners…

Emanuel Pastreich (2021-05-26). Declaration of the Establishment of an Acting Government for the United States of America. globalresearch.ca As grievous as …

CJ Hopkins (2021-05-26). Greetings from "New Normal" Germany! globalresearch.ca On April 1, …

Johanna Kichton (2021-05-26). Progressive Health Care Advocates Launch New Campaign Against Blue Cross Blue Shield on Same Day As Insurer's Annual Shareholder Meeting. peoplesaction.org "Care Over Cost" Campaign Demands Behemoth Health Insurer Put People Before Profit by Halting Rate Increases and Approving Claims Contact: Johanna Kichton, press@peoplesaction.org, 202.660.0605 WASHINGTON, D.C.—On the same day as Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield's (BCBS) annual shareholder meeting, health insurance consumers and health justice advocates launched Care Over Cost, a campaign against the behemoth …

WSWS (2021-05-26). Campaign for sacked London bus driver David O'Sullivan wins international support. wsws.org O'Sullivan's campaign has struck a chord in the working class. Messages of solidarity have been received from around the world.

WSWS (2021-05-26). Australia Post workers support campaign to reinstate London bus driver David O'Sullivan. wsws.org The attack on O'Sullivan has resonated with Australian postal workers who oppose his sacking and demand his reinstatement.

Farhang Jahanpour (2021-05-26). Iran: The Election Trump did succeed in Spoiling. juancole.com Oxford, U.K (Special to Informed Comment) — Although Iran is one of the few countries in the Middle East that has regular presidential, parliamentary and local council elections, those elections are far from free and fair when judged by the standards of advanced democracies. The June, 2021 polls will be even more flawed, in large …

Staff (2021-05-26). Anti-Chavista Luis Vicente León: 68% of Venezuelans Reject US Sanctions (Diesel). orinocotribune.com Luis Vicente León, president of the polling firm Datanálisis and an outspoken anti-Chavista, highlighted this Tuesday, May 25, that 66.4% of Venezuelans agree with lifting the "sanctions" that prevent state oil company PDVSA from exchanging crude for diesel, according to a recent opinion poll released through his Twitter account @luisvicenteleon. | In a series of messages, the economist and university professor pointed out that "66.4% of Venezuelans consider that the United States should lift the ban on importing diesel to Venezuela from other countries, as it does not fulfill its objective of putting pressure on…

William D. Hartung (2021-05-26). America dominant again (in arms sales). nationofchange.org Will Biden continue to promote this country as the world's top arms exporter of all time?>

The Associated Press (2021-05-26). Many Wait Uneasily as Biden Unwinds Key Trump Asylum Policy. latinorebels.com As President Joe Biden undoes Trump immigration policies that he considers inhumane, he faces a major question: How far should he go to right his predecessor's perceived wrongs?>

Mel Gurtov (2021-05-26). After the Ceasefire: Peace or War? counterpunch.org U.N. Secretary General António Guterres urged Israeli and Palestinian leaders to go "beyond the restoration of calm to start a serious dialogue to address the root causes of the conflict." Noble idea, but don't expect anything of the sort. Both sides claimed victory, and both sides are far more likely to pick up where they

Pablo Manríquez (2021-05-26). Futuro Media Applies to Daily Press Gallery in Congress. latinorebels.com WASHINGTON, D.C. — Latino Rebels publisher, Harlem-based Futuro Media founded by Maria Hinojosa, submitted an application on Sunday for membership in the Daily Press Gallery, one of four credentialing bodies for the Capitol press.

WSWS (2021-05-26). Australian Labor Party aligns behind Biden's offensive against China. wsws.org While backing Biden's intensifying confrontation with China, Wong voiced nervousness about members of the Australian government openly "beating the war drums," for fear of triggering public opposition.

Katie Singer (2021-05-26). The Internet does not have a Soul or a Spirit. globalresearch.ca When I acknowledge …

Robert J. Burrowes (2021-05-26). The Accelerating Destruction of Earth's Biodiversity: When Will We Act? globalresearch.ca As those individuals …

Fight Back (2021-05-26). Minneapolis: Voices from the George Floyd uprising, one year later. fightbacknews.org The lynching of George Floyd sparked an uprising that transformed the Black-led movement against police terror in this country. Fight Back! interviewed several activists who found their places in this movement in the past year – four newer members of Twin Cities Coalition for Justice 4 Jamar (TCC4J) and the Executive Assistant for Families Supporting Families Against Police Violence (FSFAPV). TCC4J is a chapter of the National Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression. FSFAPV is a group of Minnesota families who have lost loved ones to police violence. | Fight Back!: What did you see and do during the upri…

Editor2 (2021-05-26). The Political Situation & the National Strike in Colombia. orinocotribune.com By Pedro Santana Rodríguez — May 20, 2021 | The protests in Colombia have continued for 23 days in the midst of brutal repression that has resulted in more than 50 demonstrators killed, according to the non-governmental organization INDEPAZ (Institute of Studies for Development and Peace), as of May 18, 2021. There were 46 cases of killings by police, in addition to six other cases that were in the process of verification, the latter in the city of Cali. As of May 12th, according to a joint report by INDEPAZ and Temblores, there had also been 278 wounded, 32 eye injuries, 356 physical aggressions, 18 acts of…

Peoples Dispatch (2021-05-26). One killed and 13 injured as security forces fire on Iraqi protesters. peoplesdispatch.org The protests in Baghdad are part of a wave of dissent that has swept the country since 2019. The protesters sought the arrest of those responsible for political assassinations, and also demanded that the economic crisis be addressed…

Phil Miller (2021-05-26). Largest Protests Since Arab Spring Sweep Oman as UK Support for Regime Rises. globalresearch.ca As Oman's UK-trained …

WSWS (2021-05-26). Blinken pledges Washington's full support to Israel and peanuts for the Palestinians. wsws.org Israel's aerial bombardment killed at least 253 Palestinians, including 66 children and 39 women, while injuring 2,000 more, contradicting its claims to have solely targeted Hamas.

WSWS (2021-05-26). North Rhine-Westphalian state government plans to clamp down on the right to protest. wsws.org The government in Germany's most populous federal state is expected to pass a new anti-assembly law next month that will make it easier for the police and authorities to ban demonstrations and protests and arrest participants.

WSWS (2021-05-26). UK's Undercover Policing Inquiry downplays state surveillance of Workers Revolutionary Party. wsws.org Having been forced to release certain documents, the state has ensured the UCPI obscures the full extent of its surveillance of the SLL/WRP.

David William Pear (2021-05-26). The First World War, Cecile Rhodes and "Conspiracy Facts" globalresearch.ca "History is always …

Dave Zirin (2021-05-26). Edge of Sports: Turning Against Trans Student Athletes. progressive.org Youth sports provide hope and acceptance. For trans youth, who are at greater risk of depression, anxiety, and suicide because of the oppression they face, it is potentially a rare safe space.

WSWS (2021-05-26). Blinken pledges Washington's full support to Israel and pittance for Palestinians. wsws.org Israel's aerial bombardment killed at least 253 Palestinians, including 66 children and 39 women, while injuring 2,000 more, contradicting its claims to have solely targeted Hamas.

_____ (2021-05-26). Stark Racial Disparities Persist in Vaccinations, State-Level CDC Data Shows. popularresistance.org The data, provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in response to a public records request, gives a sweeping national look at the race and ethnicity of vaccinated people on a state-by-state basis. Yet nearly half of those vaccination records are missing race or ethnicity information.

WSWS (2021-05-26). UK: Management and union talks fail to reach agreement ahead of strike at Jacobs Douwe Egberts. wsws.org Workers at JDE must learn the lessons of previous "fire and rehire" disputes and understand the sellout implications of Unite's overarching demand that JDE take the fire and rehire threat off the table in order to "chart a constructive way forward".

Tom Conway (2021-05-26). How enforcement of the USMCA will end a corporate race to the bottom. nationofchange.org Strict enforcement of the USMCA will not only help the oppressed workers at the Tridonex and GM plants but also send the message to other employers that they have to comply with the law as well.

_____ (2021-05-26). West Papua: Violence Continues; Calls To Release Political Prisoners Strengthen. popularresistance.org Large scale protests were held in the Papuan provinces of Indonesia at a time of heightened violence between government forces and pro-independence insurgents. On Friday, May 21, protests were held in different parts of West Papua, demanding release of political prisoners, and an end to months of violence. | West Papuan cities like Manokwari, among others, witnessed hundreds participating in demonstrations. Along with protests in the Papuan provinces, Papuan communities in Java and other regions of Indonesia, also held protests condemning the violence. According to Veronica Koman, an Indonesian lawyer and human r…

Peoples Dispatch (2021-05-26). Portuguese pay tribute to Catarina Eufémia, icon of resistance against Estado Novo regime. peoplesdispatch.org A young harvester from the Alentejo region, Eufémia was murdered by a lieutenant of the National Guard during a protest for higher wages on May 19, 1954 at the age of 26…

WSWS (2021-05-26). Ontario's Laurentian University declares insolvency, slashes hundreds of jobs, dozens of programs. wsws.org With the support of Ontario's Conservative government, Laurentian resorted to creditor protection because it knew this would give it the most latitude in imposing savage cuts that will serve as a new benchmark for Canada's postsecondary education system.

Joe Roberts (2021-05-26). I'm a Former Jewish Federation CEO—and I Oppose Israel's Actions Against Palestinians. globalresearch.ca The last ten …

Chelsea Szendi Schieder (2021-05-26). The History the Japanese Government Is Trying to Erase. thenation.com The History the Japanese Government Is Trying to Erase…

Manlio Dinucci (2021-05-26). Why the EU Sides Against China. globalresearch.ca On May 20 …

imperial.ac.uk (2021-05-26). Imperial launches a new era of digital chemistry. imperial.ac.uk Imperial has launched a new Institute for Digital Molecular Design and Fabrication, aiming to transform the way chemistry is done.

Robert Neuwirth (2021-05-26). The New York Story Is Not the Real Estate Story. thenation.com The New York Story Is Not the Real Estate Story…

Steve Phillips (2021-05-26). The Party of White Grievance Has Never Cared About Democracy. thenation.com The Party of White Grievance Has Never Cared About Democracy…

John Nichols (2021-05-26). Keith Ellison: On the Other Side of Criminal Justice Reform and Transformation Is a Safer Society. thenation.com Keith Ellison: On the Other Side of Criminal Justice Reform and Transformation Is a Safer Society…

Dave Zirin (2021-05-26). New York Needs Trae Young. thenation.com New York Needs Trae Young…

Adam Nayman (2021-05-26). Rough Trade, Big City: The Legacy of 'Midnight Cowboy'. thenation.com Rough Trade, Big City: The Legacy of 'Midnight Cowboy'

commondreams (2021-05-26). Georgia-Based Disability Rights Groups Join Fight Against Georgia's Anti-Voter Law S.B. 202. commondreams.org ______________________________…

commondreams (2021-05-26). Exxon's Next Battle Is With Methane Pollution. commondreams.org ______________________________…

commondreams (2021-05-26). In the Lead up to June Mobilization, Over 300 Groups Call for President Biden to take Presidential Action to Stop the Line 3 Pipeline Project. commondreams.org ______________________________…

commondreams (2021-05-26). CPJ Calls for Immediate Release of Seriously Ill Egyptian Journalist Gamal Al-Gamal. commondreams.org ______________________________…

Jill Richardson (2021-05-26). Making Vaccines More Accessible in an Unequal Society. commondreams.org "Many essential workers still aren't vaccinated. It's not because they don't want to be—it's because they can't get time off work." | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files…

commondreams (2021-05-26). Historic Victory: Judge Forces Shell to Drastically Reduce CO2 Emissions. commondreams.org ______________________________…

David Cooper (2021-05-26). There Is Zero Justification for GOP Ending $300 Federal Unemployment Boost. commondreams.org There Is Zero Justification for GOP Ending $300 Federal Unemployment Boost | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files…

commondreams (2021-05-26). Biden EPA Reverses Trump 'Secret Science' Rule. commondreams.org ______________________________…

commondreams (2021-05-26). EPA's New Path to Prevent Chemical Disasters Is an Important First Step. commondreams.org ______________________________…

commondreams (2021-05-26). NEW Report Finds Forced Arbitration Hurts Workers and Small Businesses. commondreams.org ______________________________…

Jessica Corbett, staff writer (2021-05-26). 'Landslide Victory for Climate Justice': Court Rules Shell Must Cut CO2 Emissions 45% by 2030. commondreams.org "People around the world are demanding climate justice. Today the court confirmed that the fossil fuel industry cannot continue their climate pollution." | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files…

Jessica Corbett, staff writer (2021-05-26). As Mobilization Gains Steam, Over 300 Groups Implore Biden to 'Stop Line 3'. commondreams.org "Line 3 is a climate bomb waiting to go off," warned one organizer. Opponents of the project are urging President Joe Biden to stop it. | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files…

commondreams (2021-05-26). Saving the Planet Is Not a Jobs Killer: The Employment Impact of Phasing Out Fossil Fuels. commondreams.org ______________________________…

commondreams (2021-05-26). Progressive Health Care Advocates Launch New Campaign Against Blue Cross Blue Shield on Same Day As Insurer's Annual Shareholder Meeting. commondreams.org ______________________________…

Julia Conley, staff writer (2021-05-26). Economic Study Shows Why 'Saving the Planet Is Not a Jobs Killer'. commondreams.org Even aggressive climate action would affect the jobs of fewer people "than the number of workers that employers typically fire or lay off in a single day." | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-05-26). Science Saturday: Macrophage communication is key during viral infection. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org A new finding from Mayo Clinic researchers and colleagues may suggest treatment options for severe viral infections and new avenues for research into tissue regeneration after injury. The paper, published in Immunity, examines the work of immune cells called macrophages that stay deep in the lungs. These cells are found in the part of the lungs …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-05-26). Mayo named a 2021 DiversityInc No. 4 on the Top Hospitals and Health Systems for Diversity. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DiversityInc announced its annual Top 50 Companies for Diversity listings. Mayo Clinic was named to two specialty lists this year — No. 4 on the Top Hospitals and Health Systems list, up from No. 7 in 2020, and a new entry onto the Top Companies for People with Disabilities list at No. 19. DiversityInc's listing is …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-05-26). Mayo Clinic Cancer Center joins national call to get HPV vaccinations back on track. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. ? Mayo Clinic Cancer Center has joined 71 National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer centers in calling on the nation's health care providers, parents and young adults to help get HPV vaccinations back on track. HPV causes several types of cancers, and nearly everyone gets infected with HPV by age 50. "Mayo Clinic recommends …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-05-26). Mayo Clinic Minute: Tips to 'stop the bleed' in an emergency. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org If you came upon an emergency where a person is bleeding, would you know what to do? During National Trauma Month, May 20 is acknowledged as Stop the Bleed Day — a day to teach people how to take to control of serious bleeding. In this demonstration, Gwen Meyer, a Trauma Center nurse and trauma …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-05-26). AI-enabled EKGs find difference between numerical age and biological age significantly affects health, longevity. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — You might be older ? or younger ? than you think. A new study found that differences between a person's age in years and his or her biological age, as predicted by an artificial intelligence (AI)-enabled EKG, can provide measurable insights into health and longevity. The AI model accurately predicted the age …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-05-26). Consumer Health: What do you know about Lou Gehrig's disease? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org May is ALS Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn more about Lou Gehrig's disease, which is also known as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis is a progressive nervous system disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord, causing loss of muscle control. More than 5,000 people …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-05-26). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Detecting and treating thoracic aortic aneurysms. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org A thoracic aortic aneurysm is a weakened area in the major blood vessel that feeds blood to the body. When the aorta is weak, blood pushing against the vessel wall can cause it to bulge like a balloon. This is called an aneurysm. Depending on the cause, size and growth rate, your thoracic aortic aneurysm …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-05-26). Consumer Health: Meditation for healthy living. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org World Meditation Day will be observed on Friday, May 21, which makes this a good time to learn more about the benefits of meditation. Meditation is a type of mind-body medicine that's been practice for thousands of years. Of the many forms of meditation, most have in common a quiet setting, a comfortable position, focused …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-05-26). Mayo Clinic Q and A: 21st century stroke prevention strategies. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: A family member had a stroke a month ago. I'm 45 years old, and I maintain a healthy lifestyle with regular exercise and a good diet. What steps can I take to make sure this doesn't happen to me? ANSWER: A stroke occurs when the blood supply to part of your brain is interrupted …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-05-26). Consumer Health: Understanding the link between depression and pain. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Depression is a mood disorder that causes a persistent feeling of sadness and loss of interest. It affects how you feel, think and behave, and it can lead to emotional and physical problems. Depression and pain are closely related. Depression can cause pain, and pain can cause depression. Sometimes pain and depression create a vicious cycle …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-05-26). Mayo Clinic Minute: Think 'FAST' to recognize a stroke. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Stroke is the No. 5 cause of death and the leading cause of disability in the U.S., according to the American Stroke Association. May is National Stroke Awareness Month. If someone is suffering a stroke, every second counts. And the faster a patient receives treatment, the better the odds for a positive outcome. Watch: The …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-05-26). Consumer Health: What do you know about inflammatory bowel disease? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org World IBD Day will be observed on Wednesday, May 19, which makes this a good time to learn more about how these disorders are similar and different. Inflammatory bowel disease, also known as IBD, is an umbrella term used to describe disorders that involve chronic inflammation of your digestive tract. Inflammatory bowel disease can be …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-05-26). Consumer Health: Recovering from a stroke. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org May is National Stroke Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn more about stroke and stroke rehabilitation. Stroke is one of the leading causes of death in the U.S. and a major cause of serious disability for adults. More than 795,000 people in the U.S. have a stroke each year, according to the Centers …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-05-26). Dr. Prathibha Varkey named president of Mayo Clinic Health System. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. ? Prathibha Varkey, M.B.B.S., has been named president of Mayo Clinic Health System, effective August 16, 2021.Dr. Varkey will partner with Mary Jo Williamson, chief administrative officer, Mayo Clinic Health System, to lead the strategy and operations of the health system's 17 hospitals and nearly 50 community clinics across Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin."We're …

Angela (2021-05-26). Tuesday 5/25: How do we make the Congressional Progressive Caucus more Progressive? indybay.org Zoom | 5pm-6pm (PDT)…

David Giesen (2021-05-26). Saturday 5/29: A San Francisco Social Movement history slide show. indybay.org Zoom: zoom.us/j/95929839662?pwd=K2lXZFA5MlBqMy…

Mark Lewis Taylor interview by Jamal Journal (2021-05-26). Mumia Abu-Jamal's spiritual advisor confronts DA Krasner and the FOP. indybay.org This interview by the Jamal Journal has just been published by the San Francisco Bay View National Black Newspaper. Permission is granted to reprint as long as the SFBV Newspaper is cited as the original source.

Watsonville Public Library (2021-05-26). Thursday 6/17: Book to Action: "Watsonville is in the Heart" Oral History Panel. indybay.org To register for this webinar visit: bit.ly/3n13zpE

Justice Vanguard (2021-05-26). Tuesday 5/25: March on Anniversary of George Floyd's Murder by Police in Los Altos / Palo Alto. indybay.org Starting at Los Altos High School, 201 Almond Ave, Los Altos 94022, | then march to San Antonio Rd. and El Camino Real intersection | Masks & safety distancing required; Peaceful community event…

Khubaka, Michael Harris (2021-05-26). Proposed Proclamation for 2021 Africa Day – California State Capitol Celebration. indybay.org On May 25, 1963, the Organization of African Union was founded to promote the unity and solidarity of the African nation states to act as a collective voice for the people of the African continent. Today, the African Union continues that journey to secure Africa's long-term cultural, economic, and political future California, the fifth economic power on earth, has a profound role and responsibility towards expanding mutually beneficial trade and commerce.

Anti Police-Terror Project (2021-05-26). Tuesday 5/25: Remembering George Floyd and Demanding City Council Defund OPD. indybay.org Broadway and Telegraph in Downtown Oakland…

Labor Video Project (2021-05-26). George Floyd's Death, The Working Class & Capitalism With IBT808 Pres Chris Silvera. indybay.org Chris Silvera, the president of IBT Local 808 talks about racism and the continuing murders one year after the death of George Floyd. He also discusses the failure of the national unions to stand up to the racists, sexist and xenophobic attacks of former president Trump.

Anonymous (2021-05-26). Permanent Vigil Installed to Honor Black and Brown People Killed by Police. indybay.org Communique about vigil installation and explanation of why vigils honoring black and brown people are so important.

reposted by the Jamal Journal (2021-05-26). Right Now! Please take action for Russell Maroon Shoatz. indybay.org Today's action campaign has begun!

Coalition Against Chevron in Myanmar (2021-05-26). Wednesday 5/26: Protest at Chevron HQ! Free Myanmar! indybay.org 6001 Bollinger Canyon San Ramon, California…

Haymarket Books (2021-05-26). Tuesday 5/25: PIC Abolition, the War on Terror, and the Deportation Machine. indybay.org Online event (FREE)…

Berkeley Copwatch (2021-05-26). Wednesday 5/26: Care Not Cops coalition/network. indybay.org 2180 Milvia St, Berkeley CA 94704…

repost (2021-05-26). SF Green Party Endorsement Against Latest Pacifica Bylaw Proposal. indybay.org The SF Greens is urging a no vote to the latest bylaw proposals for Pacifica.

SF DocFest (2021-05-26). Thursday 6/10: SF DocFest Presents the Non-Fiction Vanguard Award: Keith Maitland. indybay.org Roxie Theater – 3117 16th St, San Francisco, CA 94103…

Leon Kunstenaar (2021-05-26). Palestinians Maintain Pressure With Continuing Demonstrations. indybay.org Demonstrations, inspired by the Nakba anniversary and ongoing war, are not over. This Saturday's action was a march from 16th and Mission to City Hall.

Pip Hinman (2021-05-26). University of Sydney caught out spying on staff and students. greenleft.org.au Markela Panegyres reports on evidence that the University of Sydney management has been engaged in surveillance of staff and students.

Diana Quiroz (2021-05-26). The macho state: coercion, patriarchy and resistance. zcomm.org When police officers themselves are responsible for so many cases of gender-based violence and when so many cases are never addressed by the judicial system, what does that say about both the institution of the police, the state and their coercive apparatus?

Ellen Brown (2021-05-26). How America Went From Mom-and-Pop Capitalism to Techno-Feudalism. zcomm.org The crisis of 2020 has created the greatest wealth gap in history. The middle class, capitalism and democracy are all under threat. What went wrong and what can be done?

Julia Conley (2021-05-26). Palestinian Rights Advocates Condemn Antisemitic Incidents in US. zcomm.org Those committing such attacks, said one Palestinian-American writer and activist, "are not in solidarity with Palestinians, they are in solidarity with racism, a force we suffer from."

Michael T. Klare (2021-05-26). Lithium, Cobalt, and Rare Earths. zcomm.org &nbsp…

Emir Sader (2021-05-26). Brasil: Odio y amor al Partido de los Trabajadores. globalizacion.ca Odian al PT porque metió a los hijos de los pobres en las universidades. | Aman al PT porque puso a los hijos de los pobres en las universidades. | Odian al PT porque hizo que las trabajadoras domésticas tuvieran un contrato…

Jon Rappoport (2021-05-26). The FDA Cover-up that Led to the Approval of the Pfizer Vaccine. globalresearch.ca As I've been …

Megan Redshaw (2021-05-26). Bombshell Video, Leaked Documents Detail How Facebook Censors Vaccine Facts When They Don't Fit CDC, Big Pharma Narrative. globalresearch.ca Investigative journalist James …

Michael T. Hertz (2021-05-26). Demand another Camp David Accord. nationofchange.org Whatever the solution, it has to be one in which the populace is disarmed and cannot confront one another.

teleSUR (2021-05-25). 'South Africa Can't Be Friendly With Israel', ANC Says. telesurenglish.net On Tuesday, the African National Congress (ANC) Deputy Secretary Jessie Duarte called on South African authorities to break diplomatic relations with Israel for the genocide it is committing in Palestine. | RELATED: | "We urge the complete closure of Israel's embassy in Pretoria and South Africa's embassy in Tel Aviv," said Duarte, who led a picket at the Israel embassy in her country's capital to show solidarity with the Pal…

James J. Zogby (2021-05-25). The US Debate on Israel/Palestine Is Changing. globalresearch.ca In the 45 …

Editor2 (2021-05-25). The Past is the Present in Palestine. orinocotribune.com By Fadi O. Al-Naji — May 20, 2021 | I have received many questions from foreigners about just how the recent aggression against Palestinians in the Gaza Strip, my home, started. It escalated so fast that for some who tuned in from their busy lives more recently, it all seemed a blur. What's really critical for everyone to understand is that like all history, context matters. So, to understand events today (and what will likely happen again, in the future), you must first look back. | Context matters | If I was going to write a magazine-length piece, I'd begin with 1947, when the United Nations passed a resol…

Victor Grossman (2021-05-25). Berlin Bulletin — Anger and dismay over Israeli aggression. workers.org Berlin Bulletin No. 189, May 23 It's no great surprise that most German media, reporting on the Israel-Palestine war, were one-sided, bigoted and misleading! There were samples of fairer treatment, at first, showing the demolition of Palestinian homes, the shutdown of a meeting place for young people, the far-rightist gangs . . . |

Elijah J. Magnier (2021-05-25). The "Sword of Jerusalem" Becomes the "Guardian of Palestine" orinocotribune.com By Elijah J. Magnier — May 23, 2021 | The battle for Gaza has ended, for the time being, following an unconditional ceasefire declared unilaterally by Israel and approved by the Palestinian resistance group. At 02: 00 am local time early Friday morning, May 21, and after intense negotiations involving the United States, Egypt and Qatar, the Israeli army put an end to the indiscriminate slaughter that "wiped out entire Palestinian families on purpose" and destroyed Gaza's infrastructure and homes. In addition, Israel agreed to stop expelling the inhabitants of Sheikh Jarrah in Jerusalem. Palestinian resistance…

Marilyn Garson (2021-05-25). Israel-Palestine Ceasefire: But We Cannot Let this Go the Same Way. globalresearch.ca I lived in …

_____ (2021-05-25). The Violence And Economic Destruction Caused By US Sanctions In Venezuela. popularresistance.org US economic sanctions against Venezuela are a violent and illegal form of coercion, seeking regime change through collective punishment of the civilian population. The motives are fairly clear from the public statements of US officials. The number of Venezuelans who have died as a result of these sanctions has been estimated in the tens of thousands, and this has certainly increased substantially over the past two and a half years that have elapsed since the last available mortality data…

_____ (2021-05-25). The Violence and Economic Destruction Caused by US Economic Sanctions in Venezuela. popularresistance.org US economic sanctions against Venezuela are a violent and illegal form of coercion, seeking regime change through collective punishment of the civilian population. The motives are fairly clear from the public statements of US officials. The number of Venezuelans who have died as a result of these sanctions has been estimated in the tens of thousands, and this has certainly increased substantially over the past two and a half years that have elapsed since the last available mortality data…

Juan Cole (2021-05-25). In Victory for American Freedom, Judge Mark Cohen Calls "Unconstitutional" Georgia's Ban on Boycotting Israel for Brutalizing Palestinians. juancole.com Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) — Ross Williams at the Georgia Reporter writes that federal judge Mark Cohen on Monday characterized as unconstitutional a Georgia state law that prohibited contractors for the Georgia state government from boycotting Israel. Cohen is United States District Judge of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia. This …

Jesse Hagopian (2021-05-25). 'Our Liberation is Connected with the Palestinian People'. progressive.org Aaron Dixon, a former Black Panther Party captain, on why the struggle for justice in Palestine is inseparable from the movement for racial justice in the United States.

Staff (2021-05-25). Fired AP Journalist Emily Wilder Speaks Out After Right-Wing Smears. truthout.org In her first TV interview, we speak with Emily Wilder, the young reporter fired by the Associated Press after she was targeted in a Republican smear campaign for her pro-Palestinian activism in college. Wilder is Jewish and was a member of Students for Justice in Palestine and Jewish Voice for Peace at Stanford University before she graduated in 2020. She was two weeks into her new job with the AP when the Stanford College Republicans singled out some of her past social media posts, triggering a conserva…

John Nichols (2021-05-25). More Than 500 of the Staffers Who Got Biden Elected Demand He Defend Palestinian Rights. thenation.com More Than 500 of the Staffers Who Got Biden Elected Demand He Defend Palestinian Rights…

John Nichols (2021-05-25). More Than 500 of the Staffers Who Got Biden Elected Demand That He Defend Palestinian Rights. thenation.com More Than 500 of the Staffers Who Got Biden Elected Demand That He Defend Palestinian Rights…

Staff (2021-05-25). I Will Not Yield My Values: Fired AP Journalist Emily Wilder Speaks Out After Right-Wing Smears. democracynow.org In her first TV interview, we speak with Emily Wilder, the young reporter fired by the Associated Press after she was targeted in a Republican smear campaign for her pro-Palestinian activism in college. Wilder is Jewish and was a member of Students for Justice in Palestine and Jewish Voice for Peace at Stanford University before she graduated in 2020. She was two weeks into her new job with the AP when the Stanford College Republicans singled out some of her past social media posts, triggering a conservative frenzy. The AP announced Wilder's firing shortly thereafter, citing unspecified violations of its social m…

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