2021-06-10: News Headlines

Jon Queally (2021-06-10). 'Keystone XL Is Dead!'. zcomm.org After 10-Year Battle, Climate Movement Victory Over Tar Sands Pipeline Is Complete…

Staff (2021-06-10). Keystone XL's Death Is a Huge Climate Win — and a Sign of Oil's Decline. truthout.org On Wednesday night, the developer behind the controversial Keystone XL pipeline announced that it has officially ended the project. After over a decade of fierce protests from climate and Indigenous activists, the pipeline that served as a symbol for the destruction of the oil and gas industry is finally dead. | This is a monumental win for activists whose efforts have elevated the battle over Keystone XL to national significance. Activists have scored a few wins against the pipeline over the years [m…

_____ (2021-06-10). PBI-Mexico accompanies Indigenous mobilization defending their territory. popularresistance.org On June 8, PBI-Mexico posted: "On Saturday, May 29, PBI accompanied a mobilisation of the indigenous communities of Mogotavo, Bacajípare and Huetosachi, of the Sierra Tarahumara for the defense of life and ancestral territory."

_____ (2021-06-10). Mexico: Indigenous Mobilization Defends Their Territory. popularresistance.org On June 8, PBI-Mexico posted: "On Saturday, May 29, PBI accompanied a mobilisation of the indigenous communities of Mogotavo, Bacajípare and Huetosachi, of the Sierra Tarahumara for the defense of life and ancestral territory." | PBI-Mexico further highlights: "These Indigenous communities are at risk for dispossession of their lands." | Among the groups accompanied by PBI-Mexico that day was the Sierra Madre Alliance (ASMAC) which is based in Chihuahua. | On May 31, PBI-Mexico had also tweeted: "Team in Chihuahua observes the mobilization of indigenous communities affected by the tourist projects in Barrancas de…

teleSUR (2021-06-10). Anti-Riot Squad's Violent Tactics Left 50 Colombians Injured. telesurenglish.net Leaving a dead person and 50 injured people, Colombia's Mobile Anti-Riot Squad (ESMAD) unleashed another night of terror on Wednesday. | RELATED: | Police agents launched tear gas against demonstrators in Cali City's Andres Sanin neighborhood, where 35 people were injured as a result of the clashes. | Security forces repressed a mobilization in Medellin, leaving 23 injured people with burns, lacerations, and asphyxiat…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-06-10). Colombian Paramilitary Regime Orders Youth Genocide to Demobilize National Strike. libya360.wordpress.com Carlos De Urabá Economic bankruptcy and recession have taken their toll on the most vulnerable population. It was not necessary to be clairvoyant to predict exactly what was going to happen in May 2021. How can we forget the murder of Dilan Cruz-transmitted live and direct- by the police in the protests in Bogota in…

Angela (2021-06-10). Sunday 6/13: From Colombia to Palestine- The Bay Rises Up. indybay.org 456 Montgomery St. | San Francisco…

WSWS (2021-06-10). IRS data shows: US billionaires' true tax rate far lower than that of workers. wsws.org ProPublica has published the first in a series of articles based on leaked Internal Revenue Service documents showing how the richest people on the planet avoid paying US income taxes.

ProPublica (2021-06-10). The Secret IRS Files: Trove of Never-Before-Seen Records Reveal How the Wealthiest Avoid Income Tax. juancole.com By Jesse Eisinger, Jeff Ernsthausen and Paul Kiel | — The Secret IRS Files ( ProPublica) — Inside the Tax Records of the .001% In 2007, Jeff Bezos, then a multibillionaire and now the world's richest man, did not pay a penny in federal income taxes. He achieved the feat again in 2011. In 2018, …

_____ (2021-06-10). The Secret IRS Files. popularresistance.org In 2007, Jeff Bezos, then a multibillionaire and now the world's richest man, did not pay a penny in federal income taxes. He achieved the feat again in 2011. In 2018, Tesla founder Elon Musk, the second-richest person in the world, also paid no federal income taxes. | Michael Bloomberg managed to do the same in recent years. Billionaire investor Carl Icahn did it twice. George Soros paid no federal income tax three years in a row. | ProPublica has obtained a vast trove of Internal Revenue Service data on the tax returns of thousands of the nation's wealthiest people, covering more than 15 years. The data provide…

_____ (2021-06-10). The Secret IRS Files. popularresistance.org ProPublica has obtained a vast cache of IRS information showing how billionaires like Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk and Warren Buffett pay little in income tax compared to their massive wealth — sometimes, even nothing.

DLI (2021-06-10). True Color of Biden(aka Bait-and-Switch maestro!). indybay.org Breaking News! The Biden administration is ready to CUT corporate taxes to just 15%! That's lower than the T-Rump giveaway of 21%(cut from the prior 35%), and it's freaking LOWER than the 19% that middle-class taxpayers have to fork over to the IRS!

Dean Baker (2021-06-10). Can We Bemoan Inequality as We Push Policies to Increase It? counterpunch.org We know it would be too much to expect that New York Times reporters might have some knowledge of policies that the United States had in place twenty or even ten years ago. After all, that would require some memory or some knowledge of history. Anyhow, for those of us who do have some memory,

teleSUR Desk (2021-06-10). Peru: Castillo has 113,000 vote lead over Fujimori. mronline.org He has received greetings from some Latin American governments for the favorable result of the presidential elections. | June 10, 2021 | Newswire…

Kimberly Barzola (2021-06-10). Castillo elected president of Peru: Socialist teacher defeats daughter of fascist dictator. liberationnews.org In a major breakthrough for the Peruvian left and working class, socialist public school teacher and union leader Pedro Castillo has made history winning election as the country's next president.

_____ (2021-06-10). Social Movements And Protestors Intensify Struggle In Colombia. popularresistance.org In today's episode of the Daily Round-up we look at the ongoing national strike in Colombia and the establishment of the National People's Assembly by various social movements, the ongoing vote count in Peru as the presidential runoff elections draw to a close, a countrywide strike for better wages and safe working conditions by health workers in New Zealand, the ongoing strike to demand a renewal of wages by garment and textile workers in Lesotho, and 6 years of the #NiUnaMenos movement against femicide and other forms of gender-based violence.

WSWS (2021-06-10). Tensions rise in Peru with winner yet to be announced in polarized election. wsws.org Even as Pedro Castillo sought to calm markets by guaranteeing private property and foreign debt payments, supporters of his opponent Keiko Fujimori have talked of a military coup.

teleSUR (2021-06-10). Castillo Asks To Avoid Provocations From the Peruvian Far-Righ. telesurenglish.net Free Peru candidate Pedro Castillo asked his compatriots to remain calm in the face of destabilizing actions of those who want to disregard the results of the presidential elections held on June 6. | RELATED: | "Dear brothers and sisters: I thank those who continue to resist in the streets… Let us not fall into the provocations of those who want to see this country in chaos. We call for peace and tranquility. Le…

Peoples Dispatch (2021-06-10). Greek workers go on strike to protest proposed labour reform and other stories. peoplesdispatch.org Today we look at the general strike observed by workers across Greece, the latest on Peru's election as Pedro Castillo nears victory, and more…

Carlos León Moya (2021-06-10). Socialist Teacher Takes Lead in Peruvian Election. zcomm.org Nation Reels from Pandemic & Political Crisis…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-06-10). Pedro Castillo Wins Presidential Elections in Peru, Keiko Fujimori Rejects the Results. libya360.wordpress.com Tanya Wadhwa Pedro Castillo of the left-wing Free Pery party won the second round of presidential elections held in Peru on June 6. Photo: José Cristobal / La Republica With 99.998% of the ballots counted, left-wing candidate Pedro Castillo has secured 50.204% of the votes, while far-right Keiko Fujimori has obtained 49.796% of the votes….

Mark Gruenberg (2021-06-10). Keystone XL pipeline finally dead in both U.S. and Canada. peoplesworld.org CALGARY, Alberta—The energy firm that has lobbied for more than a decade to build the entire Keystone XL pipeline all the way from the Montana-Alberta border to Gulf Coast refineries in the U.S. formally abandoned the last segment on June 11. The decision by TC Energy means that segment, a diagonal leg from the border …

_____ (2021-06-10). The Keystone XL Pipeline Is Officially Dead. popularresistance.org TC Energy, the company behind the pipeline project, announced that on Wednesday that "after a comprehensive review of its options, and in consultation with its partner, the Government of Alberta, it has terminated the Keystone XL Pipeline Project." The project's permits were rejected by former President Barack Obama, reinstated by former President Donald Trump, and rescinded again by President Joe Biden on his first day in office. The political seesaw, years of lawsuits, and spirited public opposition to the pipeline appear to have worked.

Staff (2021-06-10). Headlines for June 10, 2021. democracynow.org Biden Set to Announce U.S. Donation of 500 Million COVID-19 Vaccine Doses to Poorer Nations, WTO to Start Negotiations on COVID Vaccine Patent Waivers, 8 Months After They Were Proposed, India Logs Pandemic-High Daily Death Toll; COVID Surges in Haiti, Where 0% Are Vaccinated, 10 Killed in Afghanistan as ISIS Attacks Mine-Clearing Charity, Rights Group Says Colombian Police Have Killed at Least 20 Anti-Government Protesters, U.S. to Keep Trump-Era Sanctions on Iran Even If Nuclear Deal Is Restored, AG Merrick Garland Explains DOJ Decision to Defend Trump in Defamation Case, TC Energy Cancels Keystone XL Pipeline…

Jesse Eisinger (2021-06-10). The Secret IRS Files. zcomm.org Trove of Never-Before-Seen Records Reveal How the Wealthiest Avoid Income Tax…

Shakya Cherry-Donaldson (2021-06-10). Canceling Student Debt Can Help Build Black Women's Futures. aclu.org I'm proud to lead a nationwide constituency of Black women dedicated to organizing around issues that greatly impact us, our families, households, and communities — including financial independence. Black women carry more student loan debt than any other group, and this is a direct result of the

_____ (2021-06-10). Hiding The Union Busters. popularresistance.org When Amazon busted a union drive at its Bessemer, Ala., warehouse earlier this year, it ran a sophisticated campaign which involved sending text messages and mailers to employees warning them of the downfalls of a union, offering bonuses to employees who quit before the union election, and even allegedly accessing the dropbox that employees used to mail their ballots.

Tom Voorhees (2021-06-10). Tom's personal view from inside today's Pacifica National Board. indybay.org KPFA and Pacifica radio stations members vote on democratic control of management. At steak is the detreating quality of news and public affairs' with a replacement set of bylaws election happening now in June.

Repost (2021-06-10). " I support efforts to rewrite the by-laws…" indybay.org "The New Day Pacifica Bylaws will correct excesses of the present bylaws by reducing the size of the board, getting the Local Station Boards out of station management, and having direct elections of National Board Members, rather than our present, baroque two stage voting process." – Carol Spooner…

Abahlali baseMjondolo (2021-06-10). The dignity of the poor is not recognized by the ANC. zcomm.org Every time the elections are coming the ANC comes up with ridiculous projects that undermine the poor…

Pip Hinman (2021-06-10). Democracy the winner as Labor's attempt to stop Inner West Council de-amalgamation poll thwarted. greenleft.org.au Labor councillors' attemps to stop a residents' poll on de-amalgamation from proceeding at the local government elections in September has been thwarted. Pip Hinman reports.

Pip Hinman (2021-06-10). Democracy the winner as Labor's attempt to stop Inner West Council de-amalgamation poll thwarted. greenleft.org.au Labor councillors' attempts to stop a residents' poll on de-amalgamation from proceeding at the local government elections in September has been thwarted, writes Pip Hinman.

Editor2 (2021-06-10). Elections in Nicaragua and International Media Manipulation. orinocotribune.com By Carlos Midence — June 6, 2021 | In order to understand their history better, Indian "subaltern studies" historians, since the 1970s, have set out to read backwards the history told via the eurocentric method of British imperialism, since this history told only a part of the story, based on erasures and concealments, among other fallacious techniques. This method of reading backwards, is the one that should be used today to dismantle the narratives Western media corporations offer us about countries like Nicaragua, Venezuela, Cuba or Bolivia, among many other countries that promote a democratic and revolut…

Jeff Halper (2021-06-10). Here in Israel, the Perils of a Government of 'No Politics'. thenation.com Here in Israel, the Perils of a Government of 'No Politics'

Sameena Rahman (2021-06-10). Joe Manchin vs. the right to vote. liberationnews.org Joe Manchin, millionaire Democratic Party senator from West Virginia, announced his opposition to the For the People Act in an op-ed published in the Charleston Gazette-Mail. The For the People Act, also referred to as "HR 1" or "S 1," is a proposed piece of legislation seeking to dramatically expand voting rights nationwide and act …

_____ (2021-06-10). Union vote authorizes strike at Smithfield Foods in Sioux Falls. popularresistance.org A strike authorization at the Sioux Falls chapter of the United Food and Commercial Workers Union was overwhelmingly approved late Monday with 98% of the vote total, the union said. However, union leaders said they hope to avoid a work stoppage as they prepared to meet with company representatives.

repost (2021-06-10). Pacifica bylaws comparison. indybay.org KPFA and other Pacifica members : Vote No on the current bylaws referendum. This handy chart shows why.

William rivers Pitt (2021-06-10). Biden's "Bipartisanship" Has Let Manchin Take the Infrastructure Bill Hostage. zcomm.org The infrastructure bill can be passed in the Senate via reconciliation without a single Republican vote … lashing Manchin and his people to the mast is the paramount priority…

G. Dunkel (2021-06-10). Shambling recovery from the COVID economic crisis. workers.org New York City, August 17, 2020. President Biden interrupted a long weekend at the Delaware shore to claim credit for the 559,000 new jobs which the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported the economy added in May. He admitted to some bumps in the process, but said: "In short, this is . . . |

Stephanie Kenific (2021-06-10). Biden administration mandates state testing, signaling continued corporate welfare for testing companies. liberationnews.org While not altogether surprising, the Biden administration's decision to again mandate state testing is a clear example of how even public institutions like schools are influenced by capitalist interests.

_____ (2021-06-10). National Coalition Calls On Biden To Halt Weapons Sales To Israel. popularresistance.org Washington, DC — The Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL) joined more than 100 national organizations in signing a letter to President Joe Biden urging him to block the delivery of $735 million in weapons to Israel. Faith based groups such as Churches for Middle East Peace, American Muslims for Palestine, and Jewish Voice for Peace Action joined with more secular groups like Defense of Children International — Palestine, Justice Democrats, Indivisible, Sunrise Movement, and DAWN on the letter. | In early May, the Israeli government used U.S.-manufactured weapons in a devastating assault on…

William Hartung (2021-06-10). There Is Still Time to Stop the $735 Million Arms Sale to Israel. globalresearch.ca The Biden administration …

Nick Licata (2021-06-10). Can Biden's Infrastructure Plan Peel-Off Blue-Collar Workers from the Republicans? counterpunch.org The Democrats and the Republicans are struggling over Biden's infrastructure plan as a play for how each party can appeal to blue-collar workers. The Ds argue that this plan will promote good-paying jobs. The Rs can't argue against creating better jobs, so they counter with the fear that it could bankrupt businesses and put people

David Rosen (2021-06-10). Riot, Rebellion and Resistance: the Black Struggle Continues. counterpunch.org Joe Biden visited Tulsa, OK, on June 1st to commemorate the centennial of the savage race massacre that took place there on May 31st thru June 1st, 1921. Mobs of White residents, deputized and given weapons by city officials, attacked Black residents, destroying homes and businesses, in the historic Greenwood District. Upwards of 6,000 Black

WSWS (2021-06-10). US military declares China "number one" challenge as Biden rallies Europe for "cold war" wsws.org Over the past week, the United States has massively expanded its conflict with China through a series of military, economic, diplomatic and propaganda initiatives aimed at strangling China's economic development, demonizing it in the eyes of the world's population and preparing for military conflict.

Juanita Ramos Ardila (2021-06-10). Court Decision on TPS Puts Pressure on Biden Immigration Reform. latinorebels.com Justice Elena Kagan wrote for the court that "The TPS program gives foreign nationals nonimmigrant status, but it does not admit them."

Fight Back (2021-06-10). Treaty People Gathering starts summer of resistance to Line 3. fightbacknews.org Coffee Pot Landing Bridge, MN – More than 2000 people protested at the Treaty People Gathering on June 7 at Coffee Pot Landing, a metal bridge over the Mississippi River, near Itasca State Park and the headwaters of the Mississippi River. The protest was a part of a three day event to build public pressure to stop the construction of Enbridge Energy's Line 3 pipeline. The pipeline expansion will bring nearly a million barrels of tar sands oil per day from Alberta, Canada to Superior, Wisconsin. |
| The focus of the action was to stop work on Line 3 as well as to send a message to President Biden to halt pipe…

Staff (2021-06-10). Vaccine Hesitancy, Even by Healthcare Workers, Means Shots Expire, Variants Emerge, Pandemic Drags On. democracynow.org As President Biden pledges to buy half of a billion COVID-19 vaccine doses to give to the world, many Americans are refusing to get vaccinated, and thousands of Johnson & Johnson shots will expire soon. This week, Houston Methodist Hospital suspended 178 staff members who refused to abide by its mandate that employees be fully vaccinated. We speak with infectious disease epidemiologist Dr. Syra Madad, who heads the largest public healthcare system in the United States and says we must counter vaccine hesitancy. She also describes her own struggle to encourage health aides in her own household to get the shot. "It…

Staff (2021-06-10). Biden to Buy 500 Million Vaccine Doses for Other Countries, But Billions More Needed to End Pandemic. democracynow.org President Biden's plan to buy 500 million doses of Pfizer's coronavirus vaccine and donate them to 92 countries comes as health experts warn vaccination inequity could prolong the pandemic for everyone if the coronavirus continues to mutate, possibly making it more infectious and resistant to vaccines. Africa CDC Director John Nkengasong has said people on the continent are watching in "amazement" as Americans turn down vaccines, many of which are now expiring instead of being sent elsewhere. "Right now the game plan should be providing the surplus vaccines to countries around the world, because the pandemic is h…

Staff (2021-06-10). U.S. Led 2020 Nuclear Weapons Spending; Now Biden Going "Full Steam Ahead" on Trump's Nuclear Plans. democracynow.org As President Biden prepares for the G7 and NATO summits and a meeting with Vladimir Putin, we look at how the United States, Russia and other nuclear-armed nations continue to spend billions on nuclear weapons during the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite President Biden's criticisms of the Trump administration's nuclear policies during his candidacy, his administration is continuing initiatives to expand the U.S. nuclear arsenal and is seeking $43 billion for nuclear weapons in his new budget. This comes as a new report from the Nobel Prize-winning International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons reveals global spendin…

repost (2021-06-10). 100 Nat'l Orgs Sign Friends (Quakers) Ltr to Stop Weapons Sale to Israel. indybay.org An honor roll of 100 national organizations signed a letter from the Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL) to Pres Biden to stop the delivery of $735 billion in weapons to Israel. The letter and honor roll are below, from www.fcnl.org/updates/2021-06/fcnl-joins-…

Dave DeCamp (2021-06-10). US Says Iran Nuclear Talks to Resume This Weekend in Vienna. news.antiwar.com Indirect negotiations between the US and Iran to revive the nuclear deal, known as the JCPOA, will resume this weekend, The negotiations have been ongoing in Vienna since April and are set to enter their sixth round. The process is being dragged out because the Biden administration refuses to lift all Trump-era sanctions on Iran to rejoin the JCPOA. | "I know that the negotiation will start again over this coming weekend," Sherman said. "I…

Khaled Iskef (2021-06-10). The Syrian War Is on the Agenda of the "Putin-Biden" Summit. globalresearch.ca The

John Feffer (2021-06-10). The Pitfalls of US-South Korea Economic Cooperation. counterpunch.org When the leaders of South Korea and the United States met last month, Moon Jae-in was only the second foreign leader to visit the White House during the Biden administration. It was a signal of how important Asia is to the new president, as he tries to extricate the United States from various messes in

Staff (2021-06-10). Biden Is Going "Full Steam Ahead" on Trump's Nuclear Weapons Spending Plans. truthout.org As President Biden prepares for the G7 and NATO summits and a meeting with Vladimir Putin, we look at how the United States, Russia and other nuclear-armed nations continue to spend billions on nuclear weapons during the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite President Biden's criticisms of the Trump administration's nuclear policies during his candidacy, his administration is continuing initiatives to expand the U.S. nuclear arsenal and is seeking $43 billion for nuclear weapons in his new budget. This comes a…

Staff (2021-06-10). Biden Admin Scraps Trump Rule That Would Have Kicked 3 Million Off Food Stamps. truthout.org The Biden administration has officially withdrawn a Trump-era proposal that would have removed millions of adults from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and prevented their children from receiving free school lunches. | The rule change,

David Bacon, Anuradha Mittal (2021-06-10). Farmworkers need families, not deportation. peoplesworld.org

Jeremy Kuzmarov (2021-06-10). How Organized Crime Infiltrated American Business After WW II and Corrupted National Politics from Truman to Trump. covertactionmagazine.com Provocative new book documents the unsavory alliance between the Mafia, the CIA, and the corporate establishment that transformed America into "the world's most dangerous nation" During the years of the Trump presidency, popular and scholarly discussions of the erosion of U.S. political and legal norms frequently contrasted the Trump era with a supposed golden age …

Staff (2021-06-10). For Trump, Cruelty Was the Point. Now It's a Major GOP Fundraising Strategy. truthout.org Do you remember the first year of the Trump administration? A daunting question; among Trump's many grim accomplishments was the way he made time elastic. So much has happened since, so it's a bit like asking if you remember the first year of the Boxer Rebellion. | The mind deals with trauma in part by deleting or obscuring traumatic memories — the oft-maligned "memory hole," which may help us more than we appreciate — and there have been so many shocks to our mental and spiritual…

Rick Rozoff (2021-06-10). West adds Belarus to new Axis of Evil. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com West adds Belarus to new Axis of EvilRick Rozoff So far this year, and ahead of next week's NATO summit in Belgium, the commanders of the Pentagon's Unified Combatant Commands and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg have denounced and thundered against Russia and China as rivals and adversaries in every part of the world, with …

Dave DeCamp (2021-06-10). US Commander: NATO Might Train Afghan Forces in Europe. news.antiwar.com As the US and NATO are withdrawing from Afghanistan, the Western powers are looking for ways to continue to train the Afghan military. On Wednesday, Gen. Tod Wolters, who serves as both the head of US European Command and as NATO's Supreme Allied Commander in Europe, suggested that "We want to work with Afghanistan from a NATO perspective and we're in the process of looking at out-of-country special forces training in cer…

Danny Haiphong (2021-06-10). China's High Speed Rail. Profit-Driven New Cold War Against China. globalresearch.ca A new report …

Rick Rozoff (2021-06-10). U.S. flies nuclear-capable B-52 over Gulf of Guinea, all of West Africa. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com U.S. flies nuclear-capable B-52 over Gulf of Guinea, all of West AfricaRick Rozoff U.S. Air Force revealed on June 10 that a B-52H Stratofortress, Cold War nuclear mainstay and the bomber used for almost a thousand missions over North and South Vietnam in the 1960s and early 1970s, flew over parts of Africa as part …

Eds. (2021-06-10). Decolonization and communism. mronline.org While the turn towards analyzing ongoing settler-colonialism has finally reached the mainstream of North American political discussions, there is still a lack of popular understanding of the issues involved. | June 10, 2021…

The Conversation (2021-06-10). Muslim family killed in truck terror attack: Islamophobic violence surfaces once again in North America. juancole.com By Jasmin Zine | — A Pakistani-Canadian family out on a stroll on a warm weekend evening was murdered in a horrific act of Islamophobic violence in London, Ont. A nine-year-old boy, hospitalized with serious injuries, is the only survivor of a terror attack that killed his sister, father, mother and grandmother. How will he …

David Swanson (2021-06-10). Abolishing Police and Abolishing Militaries. warisacrime.org By David Swanson, World BEYOND War, June 10, 2021 The similarities between the movement to abolish war and the movement to abolish police and prisons jump out at me anew when reading Mariame Kaba's We Do This 'Til We Free Us, which is about police and prison abolition. The book has a foreword by Naomi …

_____ (2021-06-10). Treaty People Gathering Draws Thousands. popularresistance.org Thousands swarmed northern Minnesota over the weekend for the Treaty People Gathering, an event organized to stand against the ongoing construction of the Enbridge Line 3 replacement project. Crowds of well over 2,000 people gathered on Monday morning at the headwaters of the Mississippi River for a treaty ceremony in the largest gathering yet against the pipeline since construction began in December 2020.

_____ (2021-06-10). How Washington Is Positioning Syrian Al-Qaeda's Founder As Its 'Asset'. popularresistance.org March 2021 – marked the 10th anniversary of the Western regime-change war on Syria. And after a decade of grueling conflict, Washington is still maneuvering to extend its longstanding relationship with the Salafi-jihadist militants fighting Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. | With the northeastern province of Idlib under the control of a self-proclaimed "Syrian Salvation Government" led by the rebranded version of Syria's al-Qaeda franchise, and protected under the military aegis of NATO member state Turkey, powerful elements from Brussels to Washington have been working to legitimize its leader. | This June, PBS…

Rick Rozoff (2021-06-10). High-end Warfare: U.S., NATO End Live-fire Space War/Star Wars Drills in Arctic. globalresearch.ca "Several live-fire and …

Israel Shahak (2021-06-10). "Greater Israel": The Zionist Plan for the Middle East. globalresearch.ca When viewed in the current context, the war on Iraq, the 2006 war on Lebanon, the 2011 war on Libya, the ongoing wars on Syria and Iraq, the war on Yemen, must be understood in relation to the Zionist Plan for the Middle East…

Binoy Kampmark (2021-06-10). Denmark Offshores the Right to Asylum. counterpunch.org This has been a fantasy of Danish governments for some time. There have been gazes of admiration towards countries like Australia, where processing refugees and asylum-seekers is a task offloaded, with cash incentives, to third countries (Papua New Guinea and Nauru come to mind). Danish politicians, notably a good number among the Social Democrats, have

Charlotte Dennett (2021-06-10). How a Grassroots Campaign Defeated a Big Mining Company in El Salvador. counterpunch.org At a time when all caring people are seeking a new way forward out of a year of unimaginable death, destruction and rampant inequality, along comes a book that gives us hope that a better world may be possible. The book, recently published, is based on a struggle in a small section of a small

WSWS (2021-06-10). Warrior Met miners hit by strikebreakers' vehicles on Alabama picket lines. wsws.org Despite numerous instances of company violence against striking miners at Alabama's Warrior Met Coal, UMWA President Cecil Roberts has not proposed any serious action to defend the miners.

WSWS (2021-06-10). UK: Former MI6 chief behind faked "evidence" for Iraq war leading anti-China Wuhan lab conspiracy. wsws.org The haste with which the UK establishment has fallen behind Washington recalls the illegal and criminal 2003 invasion of Iraq, which was similarly prepared by lies.

Editor2 (2021-06-10). Islamophobia in Canada: Trudeau Calls Killing of Muslim Family 'Terrorist Attack'. orinocotribune.com Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has labeled as a "terrorist attack" the recent killing of four members of a Muslim family who were killed in a "premeditated" vehicle attack in the city of London, Ontario province. | Trudeau spoke in the House of Commons on Tuesday, calling the attack "a brutal, cowardly, and brazen act of violence." | "This was no accident," the premier said. "This was a terrorist attack, motivated by hatred, in the heart of one of our communities." | "They were all targeted because of their Muslim faith," Trudeau said. "This is happening here, in Canada. And it has to stop." | On Sunday e…

Editor2 (2021-06-10). Two Former Israeli Ambassadors to South Africa Join Tsunami of 'Apartheid' Accusations Against Israel. orinocotribune.com "It is time for the world to recognize that what we saw in South Africa decades ago is happening in Palestine… time for the world to take decisive diplomatic action… towards building a future of equality." | The news today is that two former Israeli ambassadors to South Africa have accused their country of practicing apartheid by creating bantustans for Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza. "It's apartheid, say Israeli ambassadors to South Africa," Ilan Baruch and Alon Liel write a This is yet an…

Fight Back (2021-06-10). Eyewitness Syria: Interview with delegation members. fightbacknews.org Fight Back! interviewed two activists who recently traveled to Syria to provide an eyewitness account of the U.S. war there. Kobi Guillory is a member of the Freedom Road Socialist Organization and a co-chair of the Chicago Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression. Wyatt Miller is an activist with the Minnesota-based Anti-War Committee. | Fight Back!: Who did you travel to Syria with? | Kobi Guillory: We were a part of an international delegation with members from the U.S., South Africa, Palestine, France and Canada. It was organized by the Syria Solidarity Movement and contained journalists, writers and…

Edward Hunt (2021-06-10). The United States Is Abetting an Al Qaeda Offshoot in Northwestern Syria. progressive.org Syria has been locked in a war for years, and the United States has been aiding in it.

Tom Engelhardt (2021-06-10). Tomgram: Nick Turse, The Skeletons in My Virtual Closets. warisacrime.org This article originally appeared at TomDispatch.com. To receive TomDispatch in your inbox three times a week, click here. In this century, Memorial Day, a civic holiday, has gained an almost religious tinge. That last Monday in May is meant, of course, to honor the dead of this country's wars and has a history that goes back …

Peoples Dispatch (2021-06-10). In open letter, journalists call for unbiased coverage of Palestine and Israeli occupation. peoplesdispatch.org The letter blames the media for failing to fulfill its duty of reporting the truth and holding the powerful accountable, in the process covering up and sanitizing Israeli apartheid, ethnic cleansing and war crimes…

Andy Kroll (2021-06-10). A Wide World of War Porn. tomdispatch.com Recently, I wanted to show my wife a picture, so I opened the photos app on my phone and promptly panicked when I saw what was there. It's not what you think. A lot of people are worried about what's lurking on their smartphones. Compromising photos. Illicit text messages. Embarrassing contacts. Porn. What I noticed was a video in the photo stream between a picture of a document I sent to an editor and a shot of my dog — a clip of a man in Burkina Faso having his lower arm chopped off. The still image of that act is bad enough. The video is far worse. The victim lies on the ground, pleading, screaming as an…

Toward increasing Networking (2021-06-10). Online events with Vijay Prasad, Kate Raworth, Chomsky, Angela Davis, Vandana Shiva, etc. indybay.org Here are some 30 online events taking place over the next couple of weeks (and starting at 10 am today, June 8), featuring people such as Vijay Prasad, Roxanne Dunbar Ortiz, Kate Raworth, Noam Chomsky, Angela Davis, Mickey Huff, Vandana Shiva, and many others. | These events are hosted from various locations all across the country, as well from Canada, Australia, 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.

_____ (2021-06-10). How Washington Is Positioning Syrian Al-Qaeda's Founder as Its 'Asset'. strategic-culture.org A PBS Frontline special is the latest vehicle in a PR campaign to legitimize rebranded Syrian al-Qaeda, HTS, and market its leader Mohammad Jolani as a competent American "asset.": | By Ben NORTON, Max BLUMENTHAL | March 2021 marked the 10th anniversary of the Western regime-change war on Syria. And after a decade of grueling conflict, Washington is still maneuvering to extend its longstanding relationship with the Salafi-jihadist militants fighting Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. | With the northeastern province of Idlib under the control of a self-proclaimed "Syrian Salvation Government" led by the re…

Mark Gruenberg (2021-06-10). Save democracy rally opens push to pass For The People act. peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON—With a parade of progressive speakers, including Democratic Sens. Elizabeth Warren, Sheldon Whitehouse and Raphael Warnock, declaring U.S. democracy is in peril, a mass rally on Capitol Hill on June 9 opened a big final push to convince senators to pass the For The People Act. But in a sign the efforts might fall short, …

Anonymous007 (2021-06-10). Military Situation In Afghanistan On June 10, 2021 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On June 9, US warplanes carried 2 airstrikes against Taliban positions in Narkh district and Tirin Kut city | On June 9, ISIS claimed responsibility for attacking de-mining workers in Baghlan Province, killing 10 and wounding at least 16 others | On June 9, an Afghan Army helicopter was shot down in Maidan Wardak province. Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack | On June 10, at least six security members were killed and more than 10 others were wounded in…

Anonymous007 (2021-06-10). Military Situation In Syria On June 10, 2021 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On June 10, Russia reported that Idlib militants violated the ceasefire regime in Greater Idlib 35 times: 16 — in Idlib province, 11 — in Latakia province, 3 — in Hama province, 5 — in Aleppo province | On June 10, Russian warplanes attacked positions of Turkish-backed forces in Muzawara village | On June 9, one Russian Military Police was killed and three others were wounded in a mine explosion south of Ras al-Ain | On June 10, Abu Khaled al-Shami,…

Anonymous007 (2021-06-10). Military Situation In Yemen On June 10, 2021 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | The Liaison and Coordination Officers' Operations Room (loyal to Ansar Allah) reported 82 ceasefire violations in al-Hudaydah during the past 24 hours | On June 9, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted 10 airstrikes on the Sarwah area | On June 9, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted 5 airstrikes on the Kitaf area | On June 9, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted an airstrike on the Zaher area | On June 10, clashes between Ansar Allah and Saudi-led forces continued to…

Anonymous669 (2021-06-10). Taliban Fighters Shot Down Second Afghan Helicopter This Week (Photos). southfront.org Click to see full-size image. Source: the Taliban. | On June 9, the Ministry of Defense of Afghanistan announced that a Mi-17 military helicopters had crash landed in the district of Jaghato in the central province of Maidan Wardak. | In a statement, the minister said that the helicopter was sent to the district to evacuate wounded security forces members. The ministry acknowledged three security forces members were killed and one more was wounded in the incident. | The Taliban claimed that the helicopter was shot down by its…

Dave DeCamp (2021-06-10). US Has Already Started Afghanistan Operations From Outside of the Country. news.antiwar.com Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin on Thursday said the US military Austin told the Senate Armed Services Committee that combat and surveillance missions are being conducted in Afghanistan by aircraft that were either launched from aircraft carriers in the Persian Gulf or from airbases that are locate…

Dave DeCamp (2021-06-10). Air Force Preparing Post Withdrawal Strike Capability in Afghanistan. news.antiwar.com The US Air Force is The Air Force has four bases in the Gulf region that it could potentially launch long-range airstrikes from. Two bases are in Kuwait, one is in the UAE, and another is in Qatar. The service is seeking $10 billion from Congress for the 2022 budget to maintain its presence in the Middle East. | "We…

Dave DeCamp (2021-06-10). US and Saudi Arabia Conduct Joint Military Exercises. news.antiwar.com In a show of support for Riyadh, The Saudi Defense Ministry said the drills aim to strengthen military ties between the two countries and "improve compatibility between military equipment and doctrines, raise the level of readiness and ability to work with friendly forces, and to p…

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2021-06-10). Latin America among regions most in need of COVID-19 vaccines. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 10 (MNA) — WHO officials repeated their calls for the world's governments to accelerate plans to distribute coronavirus vaccines to hard-hit nations, warning that many countries in Latin America continue to see rising caseloads.

Jason Ditz (2021-06-10). Afghan, Taliban Negotiators Hold Doha Peace Meeting. news.antiwar.com The negotiation teams of the Taliban and the Afghan government met this week in Doha, The talks focused on the agenda for future peace talks, as well as ideas for speeding up progress in the talks, which have been moving at a snail's pace, when they've moved at all. It's not clear what sort of ideas those a…

The Canary (2021-06-10). Ex-MP claims 'senior people' at The Sun knew information was unlawfully obtained. thecanary.co Former Liberal Democrat MP Simon Hughes has said knowledge that his private information was unlawfully obtained "went to the top in The Sun", after accepting "substantial" damages from the newspaper's publisher. | Damage: | Hughes sued News Group Newspapers (NGN), the publisher of the Sun and the now-defunct News Of The World, for misuse of private information and breach of confidence in 2019. The former MP, who represented Bermondsey and Old Southwark over a 32-year period until 2015, claimed "he had been the victim of unlawful information-gathering by various journalists and executives at The Sun", the…

_____ (2021-06-10). Old Growth Protected In Fairy Creek. popularresistance.org Three First Nations on southern Vancouver Island released a statement today saying they are taking back decision-making responsibilities for their traditional territories. | They have also formally given the British Columbia government notice they want to defer old-growth logging in the Fairy Creek watershed and Central Walbran Valley for two years and have repeated a request for everyone to respect their authority, including people who have been blocking logging and related activity. | "Since time immemorial, Huu-ay-aht Ditidaht and Pacheedaht First Nations have been stewards of the forest, fisheries and all res…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-10). Consumer Health: Understanding migraine headaches. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org June is Migraine and Headache Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn more about migraines. Migraine headaches can cause severe throbbing pain or a pulsing sensation, usually on one side of the head, often accompanied by nausea, vomiting, and extreme sensitivity to light and sound. A migraine usually lasts from four to …

Ali Abunimah (2021-06-10). It's time to change liberal discourse about Hamas. electronicintifada.net How Ilhan Omar's comments reinforce Israeli propaganda delegitmizing Palestinian resistance.

Daniela Jimenez (2021-06-10). Sanctions Against Venezuela Are Flagrant Violations of International Law, Says Arreaza. orinocotribune.com "The illegal nature of unilateral coercive measures, called sanctions, has been clearly established. They are a flagrant violation of all the principles of international law," said Venezuelan Foreign Affairs Minister Jorge Arreaza this Wednesday, June 9, during his participation in the virtual panel "Unilateral Coercive Measures: Disrespect of International Law and Grave Human Consequences." | At the event organized by the government of Venezuela and the School of Diplomacy and International Relations of Geneva, Switzerland, Arreaza asserted that Venezuela continues to respect the United Nations Charter, which de…

Marc Vandepitte (2021-06-10). Why are Nicaragua, Cuba and Venezuela Managing so Well in the Fight Against COVID-19? orinocotribune.com By Marc Vandepitte — Jun 8, 2021 | It is curious that the three American countries that are suffering harsh economic sanctions from the United States are doing much better than the others in their fight against covid-19. One thing is certain: the pandemic has highlighted the crisis of the neoliberal and capitalist model. | Actual number of deaths from covid | As in Europe, the coronavirus crisis has hit the American continent hard. Its ratio of deaths due to covid per number of inhabitants is six times higher than in the rest of the world. However, there are three countries that stand out above the rest for…

Staff (2021-06-10). UN Human Rights Committee Calls for Suspension of Alex Saab's Extradition. orinocotribune.com On June 8, the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Committee asked the Government of Cape Verde to suspend the extradition of Venezuelan diplomat and businessman Alex Saab while the international body is analyzing the case. | The committee's resolution includes a series of measures requested to Cape Verde to guarantee Saab's human rights, including access to independent medical professionals chosen by him to assess his health condition that, according to his legal team and relatives, has been deteriorating over the course of his detention. The Venezuelan diplomat is suffering from stomach cancer and has been denied…

Staff (2021-06-10). Venezuela Receives New Shipment of Supplies & Medical Equipment from China. orinocotribune.com Twenty nine tons of supplies and medical equipment arrived in Venezuela this Wednesday, June 9, from the People's Republic of China, as part of the air bridge created between the two nations. | The 17th flight completed since the inauguration of the air bridge between China and Venezuela, the shipment was composed of supplies for the diagnosis and treatment of COVID-19 and included diagnostic kits, medication, ventilators, and personal protective equipment, related Venezuela's Minister for Health, Carlos Alvarado | Alvarado said that 61 ventilators for intensive care units will be distributed immediately to healt…

Editor2 (2021-06-10). UN Committee Rules on Detention of Venezuelan Diplomat Saab. orinocotribune.com On Tuesday, the United Nations Human Rights Committee ruled on the illegal detention of the Venezuelan diplomat Alex Saab and requested the government of Cabo Verde to suspend his extradition process to the United States. In addition, Cabo Verde was requested to take all necessary measures to ensure access to appropriate health care for him. | "Pursuant to Rule 94 of the Committee's rules of procedure, the state party [Cabo Verde] has been requested to refrain from extraditing Mr. Alex Nain Saab Morán to the United States of America while his case is under review by the Committee or until further notice," read…

Andreína Chávez Alava (2021-06-10). Venezuela's Oil Production Bounces Back as Experts Condemn 'Devastating' Sanctions. venezuelanalysis.com Mark Weisbrot, director of the Washington DC-based Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR), denounced the "terrible economic damage" US sanctions have caused in Venezuela.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-06-10). Ethiopia: How to Wreck a Black Nation in the Age of "Black Lives Matter" libya360.wordpress.com Ready for Revolution Folks, having spent much time navigating my way through the twilight zone that is American Foreign Policy, I feel compelled to share with you all how the cynical (but very real) game of sabotaging and undermining a large African country is played while loudly proclaiming that Black Lives Matter. Here is the…

The Socialist Program (2021-06-10). China's Foreign Policy Part 3, 1965-1975: When Enemies Become "Friends" liberationnews.org We discuss how Chinese foreign policy shifted after the Cultural Revolution. This culminated with China and the U.S. under the Nixon administration forging a new alliance that reshaped global politics.

South Front (2021-06-10). China's Space Program. globalresearch.ca The Stakes | While …

_____ (2021-06-10). Jail Populations Back Up After COVID-19. popularresistance.org It wasn't long after Matthew Reed shoplifted a $63 set of sheets from a Target in upstate New York that the coronavirus pandemic brought the world to a standstill. | Instead of serving a jail sentence, he stayed at home, his case deferred more than a year, as courts closed and jails nationwide dramatically reduced their populations to stop the spread of COVID-19. | But the numbers have begun creeping up again as courts are back in session and the world begins returning to a modified version of normal. It's worrying criminal justice reformers who argue that the past year proved there is no need to keep so many peo…

Olivia Engling (2021-06-10). WTO Considers COVID Vaccine Access Waiver for Poor Countries. indybay.org The World Trade Organization began a process that could make it easier for poor countries to produce or procure COVID-19 vaccines. Pharmaceutical companies hold vaccine patents and WTO action is necessary to waive the patents. Less than 2% of coronavirus vaccines reached poor countries.

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2021-06-10). Over 12,000 new coronavirus cases detected in Iran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 10 (MNA) — More than 12,000 new coronavirus cases have been detected in Iran during the past 24 hours, the Health Ministry's spokeswoman said.

Eds. (2021-06-10). Inequalities are shaping how we're fighting the Pandemic — and how we'll remember it. mronline.org COVID-19 infections in most countries have been hugely underestimated—not least because rich countries bought almost all the tests. | June 10, 2021 | Newswire…

WSWS (2021-06-10). Victorian Labor government ends Melbourne lockdown despite ongoing COVID-19 transmission. wsws.org The announcement, lifting the restrictions even though new infections are being reported each day, is part of a drive by Labor and Liberal governments to end all lockdowns, including for future outbreaks.

Megan Redshaw (2021-06-10). Cleveland Clinic: Already Had COVID? Vaccine Provides No Added Benefit. globalresearch.ca A Cleveland Clinic …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-10). 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. Available COVID-19 …

imperial.ac.uk (2021-06-10). Neil Ferguson: Delta variant could cause a substantial third wave of Covid-19. imperial.ac.uk Professor Neil Ferguson says there is a risk of a substantial third wave of COVID-19 infections in the UK, driven by the Delta variant.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-10). Overcoming pandemic procrastination. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Have you noticed that you put things off more during the COVID-19 pandemic? If so, you are not alone. This article is written by Yaser Dorri, Ph.D., is a psychologist Psychiatry and Psychology in Austin, Minnesota. ______________________________________________ When COVID-19 emerged, people did not have time to adjust to the new lifestyle and process it. As a result of …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-10). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Study finds patients highly satisfied with telehealth. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org The use of telehealth during the COVID-19 pandemic rose dramatically across the nation, including at Mayo Clinic. Telehealth has provided safe, convenient access to health care for people who needed to stay home to follow guidelines for social distancing and quarantines. Recent studies conducted by the COVID-19 Healthcare Coalition found that patients and providers are …

news.un (2021-06-10). Nine in 10 African nations set to miss urgent COVID vaccination goal. news.un.org Nine in 10 African nations look set to miss the September target of vaccinating 10 per cent of their populations against COVID-19, the World Health Organization (WHO), said on Thursday.

Bryce Covert (2021-06-10). There Is No Crisis of Laziness. thenation.com There Is No Crisis of Laziness…

Tea Lynn Moore (2021-06-10). Vaccine Casualties: Is the CDC Hiding the Real Numbers? globalresearch.ca As of May …

Leon Kunstenaar (2021-06-10). Poor People's Campaign Rally for HR 438 and Third Reconstruction. indybay.org Protest and music at House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's San Franisco Federal Building office. Also actions in Sacramento, Oakland, San Mateo, and San Jose.

South Front (2021-06-10). Video: Israel Defense Forces Strike Syria as Netanyahu Struggles to Remain. globalresearch.ca Israel's political situation …

Peter Koenig (2021-06-10). Does the PCR Test Affect the Pineal Gland? Humans and "Transhumans". Dr. Astrid Stuckelberger. globalresearch.ca There is hardly …

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2021-06-10). 350,000 people in famine conditions in Ethiopia's Tigray. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 10 (MNA) — A high-level UN-led committee that focuses on rapid responses to humanitarian crises estimated about 350,000 people in Ethiopia's embattled Tigray region are facing famine conditions.

Ramzy Baroud (2021-06-10). How Gaza Dethroned the King of Israel. zcomm.org On the Politics of Victory and Defeat:…

Ramzy Baroud (2021-06-10). On the Politics of Victory and Defeat: How Gaza Dethroned the King of Israel. dissidentvoice.org How did Benjamin Netanyahu manage to serve as Israel's longest-serving Prime Minister? With a total of 15 years in office, Netanyahu surpassed the 12-year mandate of Israel's founding father, David Ben Gurion. The answer to this question will become particularly critical for future Israeli leaders who hope to emulate Netanyahu's legacy, now that his historic …

Ramzy Baroud (2021-06-10). Did Palestinians help Bring down Israel's Netanyahu, who ensured their Statelessness? juancole.com ( Middle East Monitor) — How has Benjamin Netanyahu managed to serve as Israel's longest-serving Prime Minister? With a total of 15 years in office, he has surpassed the 12-year mandate of Israel's founding father, David Ben Gurion. The answer to this question will become particularly critical for future Israeli leaders who hope to emulate …

WSWS Repost (2021-06-10). A turning point in the US and global class struggle. indybay.org What is the nature of a true labor union? US Chairman of the Socialist Equality Party David North explains why the underreported event of workers rejecting a corrupt AFL-CIO-affiliated United Auto Workers contract is marking a new and important historical phase for workers around the world.

Editor (2021-06-10). Support a Marxist voice for LGBTQ2S+ rights. workers.org New York City Pride, 2019 For over half a century, Workers World newspaper has covered the global struggle to end all forms of discrimination, persecution and violence against lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and gender-nonconforming communities. WW has consistently backed up our activist coverage with analysis. In the early 1970s, . . . |

Yanis Iqbal (2021-06-10). The Political Economy of Public Debt: a Marxist Critique of Modern Monetary Theory. orinocotribune.com By Yanis Iqbal — Jun 7, 2021 | As governments attempt to spend their way out of the crisis, ideas like Modern Monetary Theory have gained traction; Yanis Iqbal explains why it's no solution for the left to champion | During a crisis, ideas developing in the background seem to foreground themselves. In the pandemic catastrophe we are experiencing today, new economic theories purporting to present alternatives to the existing neoliberal regime have gained traction. Keynesianism or its updated variant named "Modern Monetary Theory (MMT)" is a paradigmatic example of this. | One of the central tenets of this the…

Tracy Keeling (2021-06-10). Poll shows Brits care about the ocean but have a blindspot in terms of its protection. thecanary.co It was Blindspot: | The Department for Env…

Moderator (2021-06-10). Richard Falk and Chris Hedges on Confronting the Ruling Elite. scheerpost.com Richard Falk joins Chris Hedges for a new episode of "On Contact." Falk has denounced what he calls "the global legalization of rogue behavior embedded in the UN Charter" which vests a right of veto in the five permanent members of the Security Council, the only organ within the UN system with the authority to …

Staff (2021-06-10). Co-ops are democratizing the food chain. therealnews.com Millions went hungry when the pandemic hit, but at the Black-owned cooperative Brooklyn Packers, workers rose to the challenge by packing thousands of meals a week. In a sector known for exploitative pay and poor working conditions, people at the worker-owned cooperative are proving it's possible to pay food workers decent wages, while not making work hell. | This story has been supported by the

Max Lawson (2021-06-10). Inequalities are Shaping How the Pandemic is Being Fought. counterpunch.org The first wave of the 1918-19 influenza pandemic did not have much impact in India; it was the second wave that was the most devastating. It is now thought that 12 million people died in India during the flu pandemic, the equivalent of 4 percent of the population at that time. Most of these deaths

WSWS (2021-06-10). Unions end four-month strike of Brazilian teachers against Sà£o Paulo school reopenings. wsws.org In a criminal maneuver, the educators' unions in Sà£o Paulo ended the four-month strike against the homicidal reopening of schools as the pandemic approaches a third wave in Brazil.

WSWS (2021-06-10). Pandemic widens divisions in global economy. wsws.org According to the World Bank, the pandemic has "deepened the challenges of food insecurity and rising food prices for many millions of people."

Oakland Privacy (2021-06-10). Wednesday 7/14: Oakland Privacy: Fighting Against the Surveillance State. indybay.org We intend to meet in-person at the OMNI Commons, as we have in the past before the pandemic, assuming it is open and available. Email contact@oaklandprivacy.org a few days before the meeting to get up-to-date location information or obtain Zoom meeting access info. | Omni Commons | 4799 Shattuck Ave.

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2021-06-10). India, Russia determined to implement S-400 agreement. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 10 (MNA) — The delivery schedule of the much-awaited S-400 air defence system will not be impacted by the pandemic, Russia's Ambassador to India Nikolay R. Kudashev said on Thursday.

WSWS (2021-06-10). Nurses strike against New Zealand Labour government's pay freeze. wsws.org About 30,000 public healthcare workers went on strike for the second time in three years, against the Labour Party-led government's pay freeze and dangerous levels of understaffing.

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2021-06-10). The 2020-21 Worldwide Corona Crisis: Destroying Civil Society, Engineered Economic Depression, Global Coup d'État and the "Great Reset" globalresearch.ca We are at the crossroads of one of the most serious crises in modern history. We are living history, yet our understanding of the flow of events since January 2020 has been blurred. Worldwide, people have been misled both by their governments and the media.

Gloria Rubac (2021-06-10). Arizona ready to use Nazi death-camp gas in executions. workers.org Anti-death penalty campaigners protest outside the prison in Florence, Ariz., where Joseph Wood was executed July 23, 2014. In the United States, where support for state-sponsored executions has been dropping for the last decade, where fewer people are being condemned to die and where fewer executions are being carried out, . . . |

A. Majumdar (2021-06-10). PDF of June 10 issue. workers.org Download the PDF. Pro-Palestinian solidarity blocks Israeli ship June 13: Honoring Ramsey Clark Puerto Rican unions: 'No LUMA!' Economic recovery? On the picket line; Trans youth targeted; Cops out of Pride; Editorial: Are pro athletes exploited workers? Disability solidarity with Naomi Osaka GLOBAL: Defend Syria; Palestine resists; Delegation demands 'Free . . . |

Marilyn Bechtel (2021-06-10). Poor People's Campaign hails Barbara Lee for leading 'Third Reconstruction' drive. peoplesworld.org OAKLAND, Calif.—Among Poor People's Campaign supporters gathering at legislative offices around the country June 7, urging lawmakers to back the Campaign's drive for a Third Reconstruction, were dozens who rallied at U.S. Rep. Barbara Lee's office here, thanking her for introducing into the Congress H. Res. 438, Third Reconstruction: Fully addressing Poverty and Low Wages …

Marcia Dunn (2021-06-10). Sunrise special: Solar eclipse thrills world's northern tier. peoplesworld.org CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The top of the world got a sunrise special Thursday — a "ring of fire" solar eclipse. This so-called annular eclipse began at the Canadian province of Ontario, then swept across Greenland, the North Pole and finally Siberia, as the moon passed directly in front of the sun. An annular …

Dennis Broe (2021-06-10). Portuguese fascist prison novel speaks to the incarceration experience everywhere. peoplesworld.org There are many calls today for abolishing the police or, in actuality, establishing a downsized police force and allowing social workers to respond to calls for help not with a badge and a gun but with an understanding of the problems that plague troubled and impoverished communities. The same can be said for prisons, where, …

Christopher Black (2021-06-10). The Copenhagen Summit for Democracy: the new Nazis. mronline.org In an opening video, still on their website inviting people to attend, Rasmussen claims that the USA is the "defender of democracy" against oppression and then immediately cited Belarus, Myanmar, Hong Kong, Taiwan as places where 'democracy is under threat." | June 10, 2021…

Eds. (2021-06-10). How billion-dollar foundations fund NGOs to manipulate U.S. foreign policy: A case study from Nicaragua. mronline.org U.S. foreign policy is increasingly promoted by billionaire-funded foundations. The neoliberal era has created individuals with incredible wealth who, through "philanthropy," flex their influence and feel good at the same time. | June 10, 2021…

Tina Landis (2021-06-10). Cori Bush's public power resolution echoes community demands. liberationnews.org The public power resolution brought before Congress aims to wrest control away from the profit-driven energy companies and democratize the energy system.

Editorial Team (2021-06-10). The epidemic of sexual harassment in schools. challenge-magazine.org Sexual harassment and online sexual abuse are such a conventional aspect of pupils' everyday lives they don't see any point in confronting or reporting it, students have expressed to Ofsted inspectors. Girls experience this abuse disproportionately, facing the likes of misogynistic name-calling, online abuse and rape jokes amongst many other harrowing displays of sexual harassment. Inspectors were informed that boys share nude photos on apps, such as Snapchat, "like a collection game".

Steven Walker (2021-06-10). Festival of Profits: Olympic traditions of capitalism and corruption continue. peoplesworld.org

Anonymous669 (2021-06-10). In Video: Russian Military Advisors Train Syrian Special Forces In Aleppo. southfront.org Click to see full-size image. | Advisors from the Russian Special Operations Forces have been training Syrian Arab Army (SAA) Special Forces personnel, The training is being held in a special center located in the northern Syrian province of Aleppo. There, Russian military advisors are working to improve the performance of Syrian Special Forces personnel by teach them new tactics and methods. | The service members were trained on sniper rifles…

Anonymous103 (2021-06-10). Russian Economy and Reforms to Improve its Growth Prospects. southfront.org Illustrative image | Written by Sunil Bhattarai. | Here are a few reforms which I believe would help Russian economy to undergo sustainable and long term growth in any international conditions. These reforms may be presented in 8 parts, detailing some important regulatory and administrative aspect of the economy and here is the first one — trade reforms. | TRADE REFORMS: | Introduction | Trade means exchange of goods and services. Here is a suggestion how Russian leadership can carry…

Anonymous007 (2021-06-10). The US Army Looks For Cruise Missile Defense Solutions. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | The United States is working hard on its own variation of the Israeli Iron Dome. | In June 2021, Dynetics, a company owned by Leidos, which in turn is part of Lockheed Martin, unveiled its "Enduring Shield." | It was not known that Dynetics even took part in the competition for the US Army's enduring indirect fires protection capability, designed to defend against a variety of airborne threats. | One competing team consists of Rafael and Raytheon, offering up the Iron Dome launcher and Ta…

Anonymous007 (2021-06-10). Three Palestinians, Including Two Security Officers Killed By Israeli Troops In West Bank. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | Israeli troops shot and killed three Palestinians, including two security officers, in a shootout that erupted in the occupied West Bank town of Jenin. | It reportedly happened in an overnight raid by Israel Defense Forces (IDF) on June 9 into June 10th. | Lt. Adham Elewi and Cpt. Taysir Isa worked for the military intelligence service, and Gamil Mahmud al-Amuri was a Palestinian who had previously served time in Israeli prison, the agency reported. | Israe…

Anonymous007 (2021-06-10). Rockets Strike Balad Air Base Hosting U.S. Contractors In Iraq. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On June 9th, five rockets targeted Iraq's Balad airbase, with two of the projectiles falling near an area used by US contractors without causing casualties"There were no victims or damage," an unnamed official told AFP. | Important, if true. And follows a pattern of multiple locations in

Anonymous103 (2021-06-10). How to Make Millions in GTA Online. southfront.org Sponsored: | Illustrative image | Buckle up and let's ride into the It doesn't matter if you are a s…

Anonymous103 (2021-06-10). ET, You Bore Me: Unidentified Aerial Phenomena and the Pentagon. southfront.org Illustrative image | Written by Dr. Binoy Kampmark. | Those of you drawing sustenance and stimulation from the traditional acronym UFO best brace yourselves. The less exciting and dull term accepted by the defence clerks — unidentified aerial phenomena (UAP) — is renewing its march into the extra-terrestrial hinterland. | On June 25, the Pentagon's UAP Task Force will release a declassified report to Congress that will do little to shift ground or alter debate on the nature of such phenomena. For tho…

Anonymous007 (2021-06-10). Military Situation In Donetsk People's Republic On June 10, 2021 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | 1. UAF in Dzerzhinsk shelled the Gagarin mine in Gorlovka city with 82-mm artillery | 2. UAF in Avdiivka shelled DPR positions in Yakovlevka with RPG | 3. DPR forces in Sakhanka shelled UAF positions in Vodyane with ATGM | 4. DPR in Gorlovka shelled UAF positions in Novgorodske with grenade launchers | One civilian was injured in UAF shelling on the Gagarin mine in Gorlovka | In Mariupol, a drunk Ukrainian serviceman got in a fight with his fellow soldiers, killi…

Anonymous103 (2021-06-10). In Continuation Of The "Turkish Policy": Turkish Housing Associations In Aleppo Countryside. southfront.org Illustrative image | Written by Khaled Iskef. | The Turkish forces started the process of building housing associations in the district of Jenderes in the Afrin countryside, north of Aleppo, in order to settle the militants there after offering them for investment and sale, which falls within the context of the "Turkish policy" followed by Turkey in the areas under its control. | Sources revealed that the Turkish authorities had started a project to build two housing associations around the villages of Kafr Safra an…

Anonymous669 (2021-06-10). Central Syrian Insurgency: ISIS IEDs Killed 4 Soldiers, Injured 13 Others. southfront.org Illustrative image | ISIS cells continue to launch attacks against the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and its allies in Syria's central region, where a vast desert is located. | On June 10, two Syrian service members were killed near the town of Resafa in southern Raqqa when an improvised explosive device (IED), which had been planted by the terrorist group, blew up. The service members were taking part in a combing operation in the region. | A day earlier, ISIS terrorists targeted a bus…

Global Research News (2021-06-10). Selected Articles: Contagious Lies: CDC Claims Hospitalization Rising Among Unvaccinated Teens — Contrary to Its Own Data. globalresearch.ca By We all knew this was coming. In order to justify the forced vaccination of chi…

Jim McMahan (2021-06-10). Cops kicked out of Seattle Pride events. workers.org New York Gay Pride Parade in Manhattan, June 25, 2017 Seattle Following the anti-police Stonewall tradition, organizers of important annual Pride events in Seattle are saying: "No to racist, bigoted cops at LGBTQ+ Pride Month!" Charlette LeFevre and Philip Lipson, directors of the Capitol Hill Pride Festival (CHPF), announced in . . . |

Sophia Purdy-Moore (2021-06-10). Campaign groups are uniting to stop the deportation of Osime Brown. thecanary.co On 12 June, campaigners are Osime Brown's case: | Osim…

Staff (2021-06-10). Labor Unions Rally Behind California's Zero-Emissions Climate Plan. truthout.org Robert Pollin, distinguished professor of economics and co-director of the Political Economy Research Institute (PERI) at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, has been spearheading national and international efforts to tackle the climate crisis for more than a decade. Over the past few years, he and a group of his colleagues at PERI have produced green economy transition programs for numerous states. The latest such program is for California, and it is being released today. | The massive study [m…

Staff (2021-06-10). Line 3 Water Protectors Launch Occupation at Mississippi River Pipeline Easement. truthout.org After a brutal crackdown in which police with the 16-county Northern Lights Task Force

_____ (2021-06-10). ET, You Bore Me: Unidentified Aerial Phenomena and the Pentagon. strategic-culture.org By Binoy KAMPMARK | Those of you drawing sustenance and stimulation from the traditional acronym UFO best brace yourselves. The less exciting and dull term accepted by the defence clerks — unidentified aerial phenomena (UAP) — is renewing its march into the extra-terrestrial hinterland. | On June 25, the Pentagon's UAP Task Force will release a declassified report to Congress that will do little to shift ground or alter debate on the nature of such phenomena. For those exercised about green creatures, ancient aliens and that roguish charlatan Erich von Dà§niken, nothing would have changed. For sc…

Juan Cole (2021-06-10). Another Tinderbox: 1,500 Palestinians in Silwan, East Jerusalem, under threat of Expulsion from Homes by Israeli Authorities. juancole.com Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) — Al-Watan reports that the Israeli-controlled Jerusalem municipality on Tuesday issued a letter to 13 families in Silwan near the Old City of Jerusalem giving them 21 days to get their families and possession out of their homes, after which the homes would be demolished. The homes were built on land …

El Faro English (2021-06-10). From El Faro English: Harris' Rough Landing in Guatemala. latinorebels.com In her first visit to the region this week, Vice President Kamala Harris' blunt message to Central American migrants ("Do not come") triggered a backlash among human rights defenders and Central America experts for contradicting international asylum laws and appearing insensitive to the reality driving migration.

Toby Jaffe (2021-06-10). 'Do Not Come': Kamala Harris's Harsh Message to Central American Migrants. progressive.org The Vice President is now toeing the administration's line on keeping out people fleeing danger in their home countries.

_____ (2021-06-10). The Israeli Government Is Changing, but Some Things Remain the Same. strategic-culture.org However, there is growing sentiment even in Congress and the Zionist controlled media that "what is wrong is wrong," Phil Giraldi writes. | Israel is undergoing a change of management, with reliably hardline Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu being replaced by extreme nationalist Naftali Bennett. Bennett has at intervals favored the disenfranchisement of non-Jewish Israeli citizens and the ethnic cleansing of all non-Jews from historic Palestine, killing them if necessary. He opposes the creation of any Palestinian state and routinely describes Palestinian protesters as terrorists while stating his belief that the…

Philip Giraldi (2021-06-10). The Israeli Government Is Changing, but Some Things Remain the Same. globalresearch.ca Israel is undergoing …

_____ (2021-06-10). Maine Lawmakers Pass 'A Gift To The Planet'. popularresistance.org While the bill still needs to go through procedural steps, environmental advocacy groups backing the legislation foresee no hurdles to it becoming law, noting support from the state treasury and unlikely veto from Democratic Gov. Janet Mills. If successful, proponents say, other states should follow suit.

_____ (2021-06-10). It's Good to Know Where Your Boss Lives. popularresistance.org For the past two and a half years, Wintour, the legendary editor of Vogue and current Global Chief Content Officer of Condé Nast, has not deigned to appear at the bargaining table with unionized employees of her empire's most prestigious magazine, The New Yorker, or with committees from two of the company's digital media publications, Pitchfork and Ars Technica.

_____ (2021-06-10). The Navy Is Misleading A Maryland Community On PFAS Dangers. popularresistance.org The Navy claims to have "mitigated the release" of approximately 2,500 gallons of AFFF with community partner METCOM. The reality is, however, that METCOM delivers wastewater "to a number of different treatment facilities for proper treatment and disposal." This means that the 2,500 gallons made its way to a wastewater treatment plant (WWTP). It is a well-established fact that the WWTP process does not remove PFAS from discharge effluent and/or sewage sludge/biosolids.

_____ (2021-06-10). The Truth About Defunding Police. popularresistance.org One year ago, thousands of people engaged in protest in the wake of George Floyd's killing by a Minneapolis, Minnesota police officer. A persistent protest demand was for defunding police departments. The appeal of this rallying cry was obvious. Police in this country are a law unto themselves, killing and brutalizing at will, and rarely being called to account. Often these fatal encounters occur after minor offenses are committed or in the case of black people, when a call for assistance instead leads to death. | The premise of defunding police is well intentioned but faulty. In the past year we have seen sleigh…

Dr. Rudolf Hà§nsel (2021-06-10). Assoziieren wir uns mit den Mitmenschen, um als Spezies Mensch zu àºberleben! globalresearch.ca ‚ÄûEines Tages klopfte …

Abayomi Azikiwe (2021-06-10). Minneapolis Erupts Again After Another African American Is Killed by a Federal Task Force. globalresearch.ca Demonstrations have taken …

Jalal Abukhater (2021-06-10). Israel's New Coalition Government Will be More Dysfunctional and Right-wing. globalresearch.ca A new government …

Judge Andrew P. Napolitano (2021-06-10). Torture Enters the Courtroom. globalresearch.ca For the first …

Liz Kimbrough (2021-06-10). New Areas of Primary Forest Cleared in Brazil's 'Lawless' Lábrea. globalresearch.ca Satellite imagery reveals …

Barbara Nimri Aziz (2021-06-10). Rebel Women: Past, Present, and Future. globalresearch.ca Naomi Osaka initially …

Mondialisation (2021-06-10). Leà£o Africano à Caàßa de Novas Presas. globalresearch.ca Comeàßou ontem, o Leà£o Africano, o maior exercício militar do continente, planeado e liderado pelo Exército dos EUA. Compreende manobras terrestres, aéreas e navais em Marrocos, na Tunísia, no Senegal e nos mares adjacentes — do Norte de àÅfrica até …

Arthur Firstenberg (2021-06-10). Cell Phone Apocalypse. globalresearch.ca I recently received …

Anna Buss (2021-06-10). In Brazil, Environmental Crimes Can Be Traced to the Top. counterpunch.org "Picture this, the President [Jair Bolsonaro] has a secretary of state, chosen by him, who knows there has been deforestation, and what does he do? Instead of taking drastic measures to combat that crime, he travels to the location to show his support for the loggers," said Juliana de Paula Batista.

George Ochenski (2021-06-10). It's Time to Stop Advertising Montana. counterpunch.org Every governor in recent memory, Democrat or Republican, has jumped on the "market Montana" bandwagon and spent millions of dollars inviting any and all to "come to Montana." Despite the fact that Montanans have a very well-deserved reputation for being kind and welcoming people, the reality is that our concepts of "elbow room" — as well

George Wuerthner (2021-06-10). Thinning or Clearcut? counterpunch.org One hears continuously that the Forest Service doesn't clearcut anymore. Of course, what constitutes a clearcut is subject to interpretation. The following photos are all taken on the Deschutes NF in Oregon. These are "forest thinning" projects designed to reduce wildfires and "improve" forest health. How many trees do you need to leave behind so

Dan Bacher (2021-06-10). A Massive Fish Kill Continues on Klamath River. counterpunch.org The Karuk Tribe in Northern California has declared a state of climate emergency in response to record low precipitation in the Klamath Basin as a massive juvenile salmon kill unfolds on the Klamath River. "This emergency declaration acknowledges the reality that climate change is upon us, and the dangers that it poses to rivers, forests, wildlife and

Fred Gardner (2021-06-10). Manchin Family Values. counterpunch.org Heather's brilliant career was launched after her father Joe Manchin introduced her to the CEO of Mylan. Although her claim to have a Master's Degree in Business Administration was exposed as a lie, her fast rise to the top was unimpeded. Heather had something better than a degree, she had real audacity. And so she quadrupled the price of a drug that several million US Americans must have on hand and buy every year.

George Katsiaficas (2021-06-10). The Impossible Dream: A Review of Kim Stanley Robinson's "The Ministry for the Future" counterpunch.org Science fiction writer Kim Stanley Robinson has been hailed as "one of the world's finest working novelists" (The Guardian) and "one of the most important political writers working in America today" (The New Yorker). And for good reason. His prolific career includes his latest novel, The Ministry for the Future, in which he blends scientific

WSWS (2021-06-10). Anger grows among Volvo Trucks workers over UAW attempts to sabotage strike. wsws.org While UAW Local 2069 is enabling the company's scabbing operation, the national media, as well as the UAW and the AFL-CIO as a whole, are carrying out a blackout of the strike, fearful it will spark a broader rebellion.

WSWS (2021-06-10). Crane operators in South Korea strike following string of industrial accidents. wsws.org The crane operators join a growing wave of strikes around the globe against unsafe working conditions and attacks on wages.

WSWS (2021-06-10). ABC's American Royal Baby: The US elite's fascination with royalty. wsws.org The birth on June 4 in Santa Barbara, California, of Lilibet "Lili" Diana Mountbatten-Windsor to the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Prince Harry and the former Meghan Markle, sent the American media into a predictable frenzy.

WSWS (2021-06-10). Australian authorities deny medical treatment to detained three-year-old Tamil refugee. wsws.org After being sick for ten days, three-year-old Tharnicaa was finally medevaced to the Australian mainland after developing sepsis.

WSWS (2021-06-10). German workers back striking US Volvo workers: "Your struggle has international significance" wsws.org Ford Cologne worker: "I think it's particularly good that the Volvo workers stood up to the UAW."

WSWS (2021-06-10). Madrid embraces "Wuhan lab" conspiracy, ends mask mandate. wsws.org Despite the accelerating spread of the virus, Spain's PSOE-Podemos government intends to end the mask mandate in public spaces by the end of June.

WSWS (2021-06-10). Chicago Teachers Union rushes to end charter school strike as new struggles develop. wsws.org After only two days, the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) is rushing to end the strike by 34 teachers at Urban Prep Academies in Chicago, announcing Wednesday that they had reached a tentative agreement with the network of charter schools.

WSWS (2021-06-10). Australian General Mills strike part of global restructuring offensive. wsws.org The strike at the US-based food manufacturer's Sydney factory takes place as the company prepares to slash thousands of jobs worldwide.

WSWS (2021-06-10). Mexican GM worker and autoworkers and educators in Michigan express solidarity with striking Volvo Trucks workers. wsws.org The courageous stand taken by Volvo Trucks workers in Virginia, who went on strike Monday after decisively voting down a second sellout agreement pushed by the United Auto Workers (UAW), has inspired workers throughout the US and internationally.

WSWS (2021-06-10). Comparing AR-15 to a Swiss Army knife, federal judge overturns California's assault weapons ban. wsws.org The injunction is a reactionary ruling handed down by a George W. Bush appointee, who seems to otherwise be quite comfortable with the dismantling of democratic, constitutionally guaranteed rights.

WSWS (2021-06-10). Law firm vows to continue using bone scan device not fit for use on humans on Flint, Michigan residents. wsws.org The law firm Napoli-Shkolnik has made clear its disdain for medical professionals and Flint residents who have raised legitimate questions of safety, reliability and other related ethical questions.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-06-10). Brahim Basiri and El Uali, Eternal Heroes of the Saharawi People's Struggle. libya360.wordpress.com Sergio Rodríguez Gelfenstein El Uali Mustafa Sayed was the first president of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (Photo: ACAPS). This month of June commemorates two crucial dates in the long struggle of the Saharawi people for independence and self-determination, first against Spanish colonialism and then against Moroccan expansionism, which has lasted more than 50 years….

Sheila Velazquez (2021-06-10). The Undervalued Small Farmer and Food Insecurity. dissidentvoice.org The average hourly wage for someone working in farming in the US is less than $13 an hour. Ignore the numbers for the total average income of farm families, because they nearly always include the income of one full-time wage earner. For a couple, it could be either partner, but trust me, one of them …

Peoples Dispatch (2021-06-10). Fight against femicides continues in Argentina and across Latin America. peoplesdispatch.org Since 2015, every year, the movement Ni Una Menos or 'Not One (Woman) Less' organizes massive marches across the country to raise voice against violence against women and non-binary people.

Karen Conner (2021-06-10). Overall CPI Up 0.6 Percent Driven by Bounce Back. cepr.net Overall, the story this month is overwhelmingly that bounce back inflation was 100 percent predictable, coupled with soaring car prices (both new and used) due to temporary shortages. There's not much here to get excited about. The overall CPI was up 0.6 percent, the core rose 0.7 percent. New and used cars were major factors, …

Rick Rozoff (2021-06-10). Pentagon official: Russian aggression in Ukraine threat to stability of international order. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Pentagon official: Russian aggression in Ukraine threat to stability of international orderRick Rozoff Interfax-Ukraine recently cited Secretary of State Antony Blinken saying that Ukraine possesses all the capabilities required to achieve NATO candidate status, whether or not it is offered it at next week's summit. On June 8 he told the Senate Foreign Relations Committee: …

Veronica Maria Brown-Comegys (2021-06-10). Puerto Rican Social Justice Leader Links the Activism of Latinas and African American Women. latinorebels.com Denise Collazo, senior advisor for external affairs of Faith in Action, urges Latinas to "follow African American women because they have operated successfully on the frontlines for ages."

Peoples Dispatch (2021-06-10). Volvo Trucks workers on strike again in Virginia. peoplesdispatch.org The second wave of strike at the Volvo Trucks North America plant in Virginia, US comes after workers resoundingly rejected the second tentative deal offered by the company…

Aaron Cynic (2021-06-10). On the Line: Chicago's Long Fight Against Killer Cops. progressive.org There are so many names: Flint Farmer, Rekia Boyd, Laquan McDonald, Dakota Bright, Ronald Johnson, Quintonio LeGrier, Bettie Jones, Harith Augustus, Adam Toledo, Anthony Alvarez, and many more—all shot and killed by Chicago Police.

El Faro English (2021-06-10). OPINION: Our Father Is a Prisoner of Conscience in Guatemala. latinorebels.com For the last five years of our lives, we've not been able to hug him and say: "Have a good day, Dad."

AutumnSun (2021-06-10). Red Road to DC Totem Pole Journey June 6, 2021. indybay.org Presented by Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History and Our Shared Responsibility | The free event was held from 10 am. to 1 pm. at Tyrrell Park at 1305 East Cliff Drive Santa Cruz City and the Museum were honored to host "Lummi Nation House of Tears Carvers" as they prepare to travel to Washington DC.

Philosopher Olivia Mitscherlich Schoenberg (2021-06-10). "We were paralyzed for a long time" indybay.org Only in dialogue with those who are strangers to us can we become discerning, can we develop political wisdom. If it is true that we are tipping into a particular form of oligarchy, we should consider how we might supplement our representative system – to re-democratize it.

Labor Video Project (2021-06-10). Palestinians Backed by Education Unions UESF & UTLA Who Protest US Aid For Israel. indybay.org California education unions UESF in San Francisco and UTLA in Los Angeles have acted to support Palestinians, support the blockade of Israel and opposed US military and economic aid for Israel. Two members discuss their actions…

repost (2021-06-10). Protecting Pacifica, Saving Independent Radio, Building a Progressive Movement. indybay.org "We are in a battle for the heart and soul of Pacifica…At stake is whether Pacifica represents the highest standards of journalistic integrity, or a mix of snake oil quackery and fake radicalism." —Sonali Kolhatkar, Host of "Rising Up with Sonali"

WSWS Repost (2021-06-10). University of California researchers petition for United Auto Workers union membership. indybay.org UC researchers desperately need fighting organizations, but the United Auto Workers will give them nothing but dashed hopes.

Center for Biological Diversity (2021-06-10). 'A Wake for the Whales' Marks Bay Area Deaths, Calls for New Protections. indybay.org World Oceans Day Event Highlights Ship Strikes, Fishing Gear Entanglement, Climate Change as Top Threats to Whales…

Poor People's Campaign (2021-06-10). Monday 6/14: March on Manchin: Protest Against Senator & Demanding End of Filibuster Now w/ PPC! indybay.org Online protest livestream w/ ASL & Spanish translation…

GINIW Collective (2021-06-10). Minnesota Water Protectors Denied Medications and Phone Calls After Arrests. indybay.org Water Protectors in actions to shut down Enbridge's Line 3 in Northern Minnesota were denied their medications and phone calls.

Max Lill (2021-06-10). What moves the "Generation Greta"? indybay.org The global economy is in free fall. Social life and public debate are largely paralyzed, the usual protest and organizing formats of the social movements are completely blocked. Decisive decisions are made in the mode of emergency decrees and huge rescue packages. | The politically unthinkable suddenly becomes possible, and even seems to many to have no alternative.

Common Cause (2021-06-10). Thursday 6/10: 50th Anniversary of Common Cause Virtual Celebration. indybay.org Online event…

GINIW Collective (2021-06-10). Hundreds in Lockdowns and Blockades to Stop Enbridge Line 3 in Minnesota. indybay.org Hundreds are locked down and in blockades to stop Enbridge Line 3 in Northern Minnesota today, June 7, 2021. Jane Fonda is among those defending the water.

Brava Theater Center (2021-06-10). Sunday 6/20: Manifesto In-Person Film Screening. indybay.org Brava Theater Center | 2781 24th Street | San Francisco, CA 94110…

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