Daily Archives: June 9, 2021

2021-06-09: News Headlines

Medea Benjamin (2021-06-09). Rural Teacher Pedro Castillo Poised to Write a New Chapter in Peru's History. zcomm.org Castillo, the son of illiterate peasants, overcame vicious media attacks and is on the verge of defeating Keiko Fujimori, the scion of a Peruvian political dynasty…

_____ (2021-06-09). Peru: Castillo Ahead By 100,000 Votes. popularresistance.org Peru Libre candidate Pedro Castillo has rejected accusations of fraud in the Peruvian elections and has encouraged his supporters to defend the vote in a "historic vigil". Monday night's vigil showed the streets of downtown Lima full of supporters of Prof. Castillo, who waving flags and chanting "the people united will never be defeated" showed exemplary discipline and commitment to the new Peru that is coming.

slorinoco (2021-06-09). Head of OAS Mission Congratulates Perú for Transparent Elections. orinocotribune.com Paraguayan Rubén Ramírez, head of the Electoral Observation Mission of the embattled Organization of American States (OAS) to Perú, congratulated the country's electoral authorities for the use of "mechanisms that contribute to the transparency of the electoral processes and provide certainty to the citizens," reported the news agency EFE. | In a video message broadcast on OAS social media networks, Ramírez stressed that last Sunday Peruvians went to the polls "to express their will in a peaceful and democratic manner" and recognized the electoral authorities "for the organization of a highly complex process, mar…

The Associated Press (2021-06-09). Rights Group: Colombian Police Cause Deaths of 20 Protesters. latinorebels.com BUCARAMANGA, Colombia (AP) — An international monitoring group on Wednesday accused police officers in Colombia of responsibility for the deaths of 20 people and other violent actions against protesters during recent civil unrest, including sexual abuse, beatings and arbitrary detentions.

Mark Gruenberg (2021-06-09). Illinois voters to decide on worker rights constitutional amendment. peoplesworld.org SPRINGFIELD, Ill.—In yet another example of how state elections make—and will make—a practical difference in workers' lives and livelihoods, Illinois voters will decide in November 2022 whether to enshrine the right to collective bargaining and a ban on so-called "right to work" laws, in the state constitution. Votes for that referendum in the General Assembly …

Medea Benjamin, Leonardo Flores (2021-06-09). Rural Teacher Pedro Castillo Poised to Write a New Chapter in Peru's History. dissidentvoice.org Pedro Castillo speaking at a campaign event (AP Photo) With his wide-brimmed peasant hat and oversized teacher's pencil held high, Peru's Pedro Castillo has been traveling the country exhorting voters to get behind a call that has been particularly urgent during this devastating pandemic: "No más pobres en un país rico" — No more poor …

_____ (2021-06-09). Behind the Virtuous Faàßade. popularresistance.org Mainstream economists have never been able to come to terms with the adverse distributional impacts of NAFTA in both the United States and Mexico, or with their erroneous projections of its effects. They have failed to understand that it was never a "free trade" deal. Rather, it was an investment project designed to evade U.S. union wages in manufacturing and undermine organized labor's power.

Editor2 (2021-06-09). Can Honduras Ever Escape Its Status as a Banana Republic? orinocotribune.com By Jeremy Kuzmarov — June 2, 2021 | Candidates Linked to Major Corruption Scandals Win Election Primaries—in a country that has suffered since 2009 U.S.-backed coup | William Sydney Porter, who coined the phrase "Banana Republic" in reference to Honduras. [Source: wikipedia.org] | In the 19th century, American writer William Sydney Porter (better known as O. Henry) coined the term banana republic to describe the fictional Republic of Anchuria in the book

Staff (2021-06-09). Fujimori's Allegations of Electoral Fraud in Peru Refuted. orinocotribune.com Keiko Fujimori, presidential candidate in Peru, has received a wave of rejection and criticisms for her claims of "indications of fraud" against the party of her rival Pedro Castillo, Prensa Latina reported. | Election observers, the National Office of Electoral Processes (ONPE), election experts, and Castillo's party Peru Libre and its allies, have all flatly ruled out the possibility of fraud in the Peruvian presidential election as alleged by neoliberal candidate Fujimori. | Castillo's left-wing party rejected the statements made by Fujimori during a press conference, where she claimed that about 1,300 votes h…

_____ (2021-06-09). The US stake in Nicaragua and Honduras's 2021 elections. popularresistance.org Both Honduras and Nicaragua hold presidential elections in November 2021 and the US government has a strong interest in both, although for rather different reasons. Both have incumbent presidents who will either stand again or, in the case of Honduras, more likely be replaced as candidate by a successor seen as reliably committed to the same style of government. Given that both countries are economically and militarily tiny, it might be thought that Washington would be unconcerned by their internal affairs, but in reality it sees much at stake.

Tom Voorhees (2021-06-09). 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.

Ahmad Al Khaled (2021-06-09). US Revives Terrorism in Syria after Presidential Elections. globalresearch.ca The US positions …

Mel Gurtov (2021-06-09). Saving Democracy in America. counterpunch.org American history is replete with warnings of impending disaster that went unheeded: Pearl Harbor, 9/11, and more recently the climate crisis, Covid-19, and 1/6. Now comes another warning, a "Statement of Concern" (June 1, 2021) from more than 100 authorities on democracy who tell us that the Republicans' war on elections—their refusal to accept the

Repost (2021-06-09). " 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…

Medea Benjamin (2021-06-09). Rural teacher Pedro Castillo poised to write a new chapter in Peru's history. peoplesdispatch.org On the foreign policy front, Castillo's victory will represent a huge blow to US interests in the region and an important step towards reactivating Latin American integration.

Peoples Dispatch (2021-06-09). After six weeks, the mobilizations in Colombia continue. peoplesdispatch.org Fresh mobilizations have been called to demand that the national government sign the pre-agreement to guarantee the right to protest and advance in negotiating the demands raised by the mobilizing sectors…

Carlos del Urabá (2021-06-09). El régimen paramilitar colombiano ordena el genocidio juvenil para desmovilizar el Paro Nacional. globalizacion.ca La pandemia del coronavirus y el riguroso confinamiento ha provocado en Colombia un estallido social sin precedentes. La quiebra económica y la recesión se ha ensañado con la población más vulnerable. No es necesario ser videntes para predecir al pie…

Fight Back (2021-06-09). Union educator in the lead to become president of Peru. fightbacknews.org Tucson, AZ – In an historic election, former elementary school teacher and union leader Pedro Castillo is winning the Peruvian presidential race. As reported by the Peruvian National Office of Electoral Processes (ONPE) on the morning of June 9, Castillo is leading over right-wing candidate Keiko Fujimori. | Castillo, from a poor peasant background, is the presidential candidate of the Peru Libre party, has 50.2% of the vote. Keiko Fujimori, daughter of imprisoned former President Alberto Fujimori, has 49.7% of the vote, with 98.1% reporting. Fujimori's father is in prison for the forced sterilization of thousand…

Angela (2021-06-09). Sunday 6/13: From Colombia to Palestine- The Bay Rises Up. indybay.org 456 Montgomery St. | San Francisco…

Staff (2021-06-09). López Obrador Refutes Distorted Interpretations of Mexico's Midterm Elections Results. orinocotribune.com On Tuesday, June 8, the President of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, refuted a series of malicious interpretations and distorted narratives about an alleged defeat of his party, MORENA, in Sunday's midterm elections. | During his routine morning press conference at the Palacio Nacional, President López Obrador showed the official figures of the National Electoral Institute (INE), which give MORENA a significant lead and which demonstrate a clear win over the opposition parties. This was done to demonstrate that there has been a tendency to distort the results of the election in the Mexican and international…

Staff (2021-06-09). Headlines for June 9, 2021. democracynow.org VP Harris Meets with Mexico's AMLO, Faces Backlash for Not Visiting U.S. Southern Border, Over 2,000 Migrant Children Might Still Be Separated from Families, Activists Call on Thomson Reuters to Cut Ties with ICE, Biden Ends Weeks-Long Talks on Infrastructure as New Bipartisan Groups Aim to Reach Compromise, Manchin Remains Steadfast in Opposition to Voting Rights Bill in Face of Mounting Pressure, "Planned in Plain Sight": Senate Report Details Security Failures Ahead of Jan. 6 Insurrection, Vaccination Key to Curbing Spread of Delta COVID Variant; CDC Updates Coronavirus Travel Guidance, International Sting Lea…

Lucas Leiroz de Almeida (2021-06-09). Mexico: President AMLO Meets Vice President Kamala Harris. globalresearch.ca Since the beginning …

Eds. (2021-06-09). After decades of oppression, Colombian women lead front lines of National Strike. mronline.org "Far too many women are fighting—not only for their rights, but for the rights of all," says Yomali Torres, an Afro-Colombian activist. The 26-year-old joined throngs of women in the streets of Colombia over the past month to demand an end to patriarchal oppression at the hands of a U.S.-backed neoliberal state. | June 9, 2021…

Mike Ludwig (2021-06-09). New Poll Says Democrats Could Win Over Swing Voters With Paid Leave Legislation. zcomm.org The poll finds that Democrats could gain a considerable advantage in the next election if they champion paid family and sick leave for all workers, which is supported by 84 percent of likely swing state voters…

Human Rights Watch (2021-06-09). With Little Hope for Change through the Ballot Box, Iranian Civil Society Debates Strategy. juancole.com By Tara Sepehri Far | Iran Researcher | — ( Human Rights Watch) — Twenty days before Iran's presidential election, the Guardian Council, which vets the candidates, sent shock waves through the political elite and public by disqualifying two prominent figures: the former speaker of parliament, Ali Larijani, and the current vice president, Eshagh Jahangiri. …

ŸÖÿ±ÿ∂€åŸá ÿ±ÿ≠ŸÖÿߟ܀å (2021-06-09). Number of poll stations, voting hours to be increased. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 09 (MNA) — In order to observe health protocols and social distance measures, it was decided that the number of poll stations and the voting hours will be increased in Iran Presidential Election, the Iranian Interior Minister said.

Staff (2021-06-09). Is neoliberalism finally ending in Chile? therealnews.com This story first appeared in INTERVIEW BY: | Cale Brooks is Jacobin's video editor. | Nando Vila is the cohost of In 1988, Chileans voted to end General Augusto Pinochet's military dictatorship. But despite popular hopes, the transition to democracy left key parts of…

Paul Street (2021-06-09). Joe Manchin Sucks, the Senate is Absurd. counterpunch.org Yes, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (Demublican-WV) is a repugnant reptile who richly deserves your contempt. His vapid, fascism-enabling opposition to ending the Senate filibuster and to passing the We the People Act (H.R.1) is despicable. The filibuster, which requires 60 of 100 Senate votes to hear and pass a bill, is an arch-reactionary practice long

WSWS (2021-06-09). Chicago charter school teachers begin strike after unanimous authorization vote. wsws.org While rank-and-file educators are animated by a desire for higher wages and improved benefits, the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU), which ostensibly represents the 34 striking teachers, has not even publicly listed its demands for the contract.

WSWS (2021-06-09). UK: Manchester bus drivers dispute Unite union's "victory" claim at Go North West. wsws.org The fact that drivers have still to be clarified on the contents of the deal three weeks after it was voted on testifies to the underhand role played by Unite.

Cornell William Clayton, Michael Ritter (2021-06-09). Supreme Court weighs voting rights in a pivotal Arizona case. nationofchange.org The case considers two Arizona laws that place limits on how and when Arizonans can vote.

Fight Back (2021-06-09). Chicago educators at Urban Prep Charter Schools strike. fightbacknews.org Chicago, IL – Educators at three campuses of Urban Prep Charter Schools in Chicago began a strike on June 7. The strike was authorized by a unanimous strike vote. The three striking campuses are the West, Englewood and Bronzeville campuses. | On multiple occasions the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) – representing the educators – requested to continue negotiations in good faith. However, Urban Prep management did not agree to meet again until 5: 30 p.m. on Monday, June 7, after the strike was already underway. | The educators and Urban Prep management went on to bargain late into Monday night, but Urban Prep refuse…

repost (2021-06-09). Pacifica bylaws comparison. indybay.org KPFA and other Pacifica members : Vote No on the current bylaws referendum. This handy chart shows why.

Jake Johnston (2021-06-09). Referandà≤m Konstitisyon an: Men Kijan Kominote Entènasyonal la ap Sipà≤te yon Atanta Ilegal pou Kontwole Pouvwa. cepr.net "Nouvo Konstitisyon : Noup Vote" Nan moman bilbà≤d sa yo plakade nan tout Pà≤toprens ak tout rès peyi a, gouvènman an lanse yon dènye bourad nan planifikasyon referandà≤m ki te gen pou dat 27 Jen 2021. Gouvènman an à≤ganize "deba" televize, li enprime bilten, l ap fè presyon sou à≤ganizasyon entènasyonal, epi tou l ap …

Staff (2021-06-09). Most Voters Prefer Biden's Infrastructure Plan Over Smaller GOP Proposal. truthout.org Slightly more Americans prefer President Joe Biden's plan for infrastructure than the Republican plan, according to a new poll. Also, most of the people polled voiced support for funding any package through raising corporate taxes, as opposed to the GOP-backed idea of funding upgrades to the nation's infrastructure through user fees, which would affect everyone, including low-income working people. | Negotiations between Biden and a group of Republican lawmakers, led by Sen. Shelley Moore Capito (…

_____ (2021-06-09). U.S. Embassies Should Fly the Stars & Stripes, Not Serve as Virtue-Signaling Outposts to Every Politicized Movement. strategic-culture.org The White House must resist the temptation to hoist troublesome false flags which do nothing to promote international diplomacy, Robert Bridge writes. | The Biden administration, heavily influenced by the radical progressive wing of the Democratic Party, has given U.S. diplomatic missions the authority to raise the standards of fiercely politicized domestic movements, even as a group of Republicans attempt to halt the political circus. | In honor of June 'Pride month,' 30 action-packed days of politically charged charades, parades and hefty corporate sponsorship devoted to coddling sexual lifestyles, the Biden ad…

Matthew Daly, Matthew Brown (2021-06-09). Biden aims to restore species protections weakened by Trump. peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration says it is canceling or reviewing a host of actions by the Trump administration to roll back protections for endangered or threatened species to strengthen a landmark law while addressing climate change. The reviews by the U.S Fish and Wildlife Service and National Marine Fisheries Service are aimed at …

M. K. Bhadrakumar (2021-06-09). What to Expect When Biden, Erdogan Meet. globalresearch.ca Expectations are soaring …

Reynard Loki (2021-06-09). Forests are crucial to combating climate change—will Biden rise to the challenge? nationofchange.org Unsustainable logging by the forest products industry is driving massive carbon emissions.

Rick Rozoff (2021-06-09). Pentagon chief: NATO ready to fight and win if deterrence fails. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Pentagon chief: NATO ready to fight and win if deterrence failsRick Rozoff Two days ago President Joe Biden, a staunch war hawk and NATO champion for half a century (no one before has become head of state in any nation with a résumé remotely approximating his in those regards) and Raytheon's favorite defense chief Lloyd …

DLI (2021-06-09). 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!

Jazmin Kay (2021-06-09). No Generation Without Representation. thenation.com No Generation Without Representation…

Dave DeCamp (2021-06-09). Biden to Set Up 'Strike Force' to Go After China on Trade. news.antiwar.com The Biden administration

Rick Rozoff (2021-06-09). Pentagon Chief: NATO Ready To Fight and Win if Deterrence Fails. news.antiwar.com Two days ago President Joe Biden, a staunch war hawk and NATO champion for half a century (no one before has become head of state in any nation with a résumé remotely approximating his in those regards) and Raytheon's favorite defense chief Lloyd Austin III met with Jens Stoltenberg, head of a global military alliance …

Kamal Iranidoost (2021-06-09). Biden embarks on 8-day Europe trip with G7 stop first. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 09 (MNA) — President Joe Biden left the US for Britain Wednesday to start an eight-day mission to rebuild trans-Atlantic ties strained during the Trump era and to reframe relations with Russia.

Staff (2021-06-09). Biden's "Bipartisanship" Has Let Manchin Take the Infrastructure Bill Hostage. truthout.org The time-eating puppet show playing out between President Biden and Senate Republicans over the infrastructure bill has concluded its first phase. Each side played their roles well, if you're into that sort of thing. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, the West Virginia lawmaker leading the Senate GOP group in the negotiations, continued to hand Biden bag after bag of unworkable GOP "ideas," while Biden held tight to the mantle of Bipartisan-Guy-in-Chief, even as he swatted down Capito's nonsense sugges…

Staff (2021-06-09). Shocking Video Shows Officer Tasering Teenage Refugee from Honduras at Children's Shelter in Texas. democracynow.org The Biden administration has vowed to take a compassionate approach to migrants and asylum seekers who are fleeing violence, poverty and persecution, but a damning new investigation reveals the mistreatment of children upon their arrival to the border. The report found more than 80 children in government-funded shelters were turned over to local law enforcement when they engaged in behavior common for kids, especially those who have been through trauma. Many were arrested for fighting, breaking property or mental health crises, and police body-camera footage obtained by Reveal shows at least one child was tasered…

WSWS (2021-06-09). Senate report on January 6 is silent on role of Trump and Republicans in coup attempt. wsws.org More significant than the new information in the 120-page report is what it leaves out. In order to obtain the support of the top Republicans on the two committees, the Democratic chairs agreed to omit any discussion of the role of the coup-plotter-in chief, Donald Trump.

Matt Sedlar (2021-06-09). Why Is Merrick Garland Defending Donald Trump? cepr.net The New Republic See article on original site Monday night, Merrick Garland's Justice Department shocked a lot of people by filing a brief in federal court effectively shielding Donald Trump from justice in a defamation suit over credible allegations that Trump may have raped writer E. Jean Carroll in the mid-1990s. Bill Barr, Trump's attorney …

S. Eudora Smith (2021-06-09). Democracy on a Ventilator. thenation.com Democracy on a Ventilator…

John Feffer (2021-06-09). Twilight of the Pandemic? Bracing for a Surge of Trumpism or . . . juancole.com (Tomdispatch.com ) — I went to a birthday party recently. The celebrants greeted each other with hugs on the patio. After an outdoor barbeque dinner, we stood shoulder to shoulder around the island in the kitchen, eating cake from small paper plates. We sang "Happy Birthday." Ordinarily, an event like that wouldn't be worth noting, …

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2021-06-09). Saudis still bombing Yemen using American drones: Al-Houthi. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 09 (MNA)— In a reaction to recent report of the United States on latest developments in Yemen, Yemen's Supreme Revolutionary Committee Chief Mohammed Ali al-Houthi said that Saudi Arabia is continuing to bomb Yemen using American drones.

Dave DeCamp (2021-06-09). China Says Senate Competition Bill 'Full of Cold War' Thinking. news.antiwar.com Chinese officials

Eds. (2021-06-09). Sustainable Consumption: A view from the Global South. mronline.org The global discourse on sustainability has revolved around the need to transition towards "Sustainable Consumption" ever since it was introduced during the 1992 Earth Summit chaired by Maurice Strong, a Canadian businessman who made his wealth from the oil and gas industry. | June 9, 2021…

PSL Minneapolis (2021-06-09). Minneapolis: Protests denounce murder of Winston Smith, resist dismantling of George Floyd Square. liberationnews.org On June 3, Minneapolis-area authorities carried out an escalation in the ruling-class war on Black lives, beginning with an attempted eviction of George Floyd Square in the morning and continuing with the killing of 32-year-old Black man Winston Boogie Smith, Jr. in the afternoon by U.S. Marshals. Shortly after 4: 00 am, city workers told organizers …

PSL Minneapolis (2021-06-09). Minneapolis: Assassination of Winston Smith, escalating assault on movement for Black lives. liberationnews.org On June 3, Minneapolis-area authorities carried out an escalation in the ruling-class war on Black lives, beginning with an attempted eviction of George Floyd Square in the morning and continuing with the murder of 32-year-old Black man Winston Boogie Smith, Jr. in the afternoon by U.S. Marshals. Shortly after 4: 00 a.m., city workers told organizers …

Joris Leverink (2021-06-09). Abolishing the United States' empire of policing. roarmag.org This is an abridged version of " Photo: US American soldiers during the US-Philippine War, October 2, 1899. | In the early morning of 30 December 2020, joint police-military units embarked on two simultaneous operations in the mountainous regions of Panay Island…

_____ (2021-06-09). How Pesticides Are Harming Soil Ecosystems. popularresistance.org The first year after Jason Ward began transitioning his newly purchased conventional farm to organic production, he started seeing more earthworms in the soil beneath his corn, soybeans, and wheat fields. By the third year, he had spotted numerous nightcrawlers—big worms reaching up to eight inches long—on his 700-acre farm in Green County, Ohio. | With conventionally farmed land, "anything synthetic is hurting the natural ecosystem of the soil," said Ward, whose acreage is now largely certified organic. "As you transition away from that, the life comes back." | By life, Ward means the rich diversity…

Ben Norton (2021-06-09). How Washington is positioning Syrian Al-Qaeda's founder as its 'asset'. thegrayzone.com 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." 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 …

Richard C. Gross (2021-06-09). Save Democracy, End the Filibuster. counterpunch.org "We shall overcome." — Pete Seeger, Guy Carawan, 1951 (Anthem of the 1960s civil rights movement, based on a gospel song by Charles Albert Tindley, 1901.) Republicans and Democrats are engaged in a frustratingly bitter tug-of-war over laws that give them the power to set the rules we live by. Liberal Democrats are trying to

Binoy Kampmark (2021-06-09). Of Plagues and Rodents: Australia's War Against Mice. counterpunch.org Not a day goes by these days without a casual remark about animal extermination in Australia. Mice have moved to the front of the queue in terms of animal species Australians would most like to liquidate. The language used has various registers: sombre and regretful; grave and scientific; panicked and bloody. This is all ordinary

WSWS (2021-06-09). Protests continue in Minneapolis after US Marshals task force fatally shoots man. wsws.org The fatal shooting of Winston Smith last week bears a similar resemblance to the assassination of Michael Reinoehl in September of last year when a US Marshals federal task force surrounded him and opened fire without warning or trying to arrest him.

WSWS (2021-06-09). Australia's Murdoch media and the Wuhan COVID-19 lab conspiracy theory. wsws.org The Murdoch media is working to pave the way for an even greater war crime than the invasion of Iraq in 2003, a US-led assault on China, through the systematic promotion of lies, innuendo and bogus intelligence.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-06-09). Haiti: Referendum Shelved as Neighborhood Wars Intensify and OAS Delegation Arrives. libya360.wordpress.com Kim Ives Jimmy "Barbecue" Cherizier speaking in Delmas 2 on Apr. 24, 2021. Photo: Kim Ives/HaàØti Liberté On Jun. 7, de facto Haitian president Jovenel MoàØse postponed indefinitely a Jun. 27 referendum on Haiti's Constitution, blaming the delay on the resurgence of COVID-19 in Haiti and not on the deadly clashes that have ravaged poor…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-06-09). Four Members of a Muslim Family Killed in London, Ontario Terrorist Atrocity. libya360.wordpress.com Roger Jordan The Afzaal family (Credit: @MurtazaViews/Twitter) Four members of a Muslim family in London, Ontario were brutally slain Sunday night in a hit-and-run attack that police have described as "premeditated" and motivated by "hate" towards Islam and Muslims. Police have revealed next to nothing about what they know about the far-right political views and…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-06-09). Their Wars, Our Lives: The Return of Anti-Militarism. libya360.wordpress.com European Secretariat of the International Peoples' Assembly September 5-6, 2015, Helsinki, international conference "Nato and Russia in the Baltic Sea Area" organized by "No war-No Nato" committee On June 14, 2021 NATO will hold a "Summit of Allied Leaders" at its headquarters in Brussels. According to NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenber, the meeting "is a…

Lucía Eugenia Córdova (2021-06-09). President Maduro: Certain Groups 'Injecting Lots of Money to Buy Criminal Gangs'. orinocotribune.com Certain political sectors of Venezuela "are injecting a lot of money to buy criminal gangs and generate violence in working-class neighborhoods," said the president of the Republic, Nicolás Maduro, on Tuesday afternoon. | He warned that his government will not stand idly by. "Then don't cry, don't scream, when justice is done with the Constitution," commented Maduro in a speech broadcast on the public television outlet Venezolana de Television (VTV). "Do not go out to say you are politically persecuted, to get a statement from Almagro." | He also said that those responsible for these "dirty plans against the peac…

Moderator (2021-06-09). Towards a Fuller Awareness About Our Endangered World. scheerpost.com NASA Goddard Space Flight Center / CC BY 2.0] Under A White Sky: The Nature of the Future by Elizabeth Kolbert. Buy here. Under A White Sky: The Nature of the Future By Elizabeth Kolbert Reviewed by Louise Rubacky / Original to ScheerPost Elizabeth Kolbert tells startling stories from all over the globe. Her latest book, "Under A White Sky: The Nature of the Future," stays her signature course. |

European Secretariat of the International Peoples' Assembly (2021-06-09). Their wars, our lives: The return of anti-militarism. peoplesdispatch.org On June 14, 2021 NATO will hold a Toward a renewal of US-EU military relations?: | As officially presented, summit discussions will focus on "Russia's aggressive actions, the threat of terrorism, cyber attacks,…

Rick Rozoff (2021-06-09). High-end warfare: U.S., NATO end live-fire space war/star wars drills in Arctic. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com High-end warfare: U.S., NATO end at-sea live-fire space war/star wars drills in ArcticRick Rozoff "Several live-fire and simulated engagements against subsonic, supersonic, and ballistic targets demonstrations will take place during the exercise, including the first defensive live-intercept of a ballistic missile using multinational data systems to track the target. The multinational cooperation for a ballistic …

Howard Lisnoff (2021-06-09). The Anti-Abortion and Anti-Woman Movement Has Been Very Effective. counterpunch.org Ten states are taking federal block grant money intended for programs of social uplift and plowing those funds into anti-abortion groups ("At least 10 states divert federal welfare funding to anti-abortion clinics," Guardian, June 4, 2021). Should those on the left be surprised, and especially those in favor of women's rights and the right of a

imperial.ac.uk (2021-06-09). Warmer temperatures lessen COVID-19 spread, but control measures still needed. imperial.ac.uk New research shows transmission of the virus behind COVID-19 varies seasonally, but warmer conditions are not enough to prevent transmission.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-09). 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 …

Toward increasing Networking (2021-06-09). 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.

Dave DeCamp (2021-06-09). Senate Passes Massive $250 Billion Legislation to Counter China. news.antiwar.com The Senate on Tuesday The effort was led by Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY). "The world is more c…

Jason Ditz (2021-06-09). Israeli Airstrikes Hit Several Targets Across Syria. news.antiwar.com Syrian state media reported a flurry of airstrikes overnight Tuesday. The strikes came from Lebanese airspace, and appear to have been an Israeli attack, The Syrian military reported moving to

Dave DeCamp (2021-06-09). US Senators Fly to Taiwan on Military Plane, Angering China. news.antiwar.com In the latest show of US support for Taiwan, Senators Dan Sullivan (D-AK), Tammy Duckworth (D-IL), and Chris Coons (D-DE) arrived in Taiwan aboard a C-17 Globemaster III cargo plane to announce the US was donating 750,000 Covid-19 vaccines to the island. According to Reuters, US officials typically visit Taiwan in unmarked private jets. | On Tuesday, China deno…

Jason Ditz (2021-06-09). Israel Attacks Several Sites in Syria, Killing at Least 11. news.antiwar.com Details are coming in about overnight airstrikes from Israel against multiple targets in Syria, revealing that strikes hit military sites in Damascus, as well as Homs, Hama, and Latakia Provinces. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights The Syrian state media initially reported the strikes, fired from Lebanese airspace, and reported interception of multiple missiles. There were reports of large explosions at several sites, though stat…

Dave DeCamp (2021-06-09). SecDef Austin Tells the Pentagon to Start Acting Like China Is Top Priority. news.antiwar.com Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin ordered the Pentagon on Wednesday to start acting like China is the top "threat" facing the US military instead of just talking about it. | The order was given after the Pentagon wrapped up a 100-day review of its China policy that was conducted by a task force led by Ely Ratner, a

Jason Ditz (2021-06-09). 10 Deminers Killed in Northern Afghanistan Attack. news.antiwar.com Heavy fighting across Afghanistan has continued apace through the week, and perhaps the ugliest turn was in northern Baghlan Province, where an unknown group of gunmen attacked and The mine-clearing operations were being organized by the non-profit HALO Trust, which was helping locals clear old minefields in this part of the country. It's not clear who the attackers were or why they hit this site, but its hard to imagine they have specific problems with the demining operation. | El…

John W. Whitehead (2021-06-09). The War Over Genetic Privacy Is Just Beginning. globalresearch.ca "

news.un (2021-06-09). 'Mass deaths' alert in Myanmar as 100,000 flee junta's heavy weapons. news.un.org In Myanmar, international action is needed urgently to prevent "mass deaths" there, after civilians fled attacks by so-called "junta bombs", a top independent UN rights expert has warned.

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2021-06-09). UN court upholds Ratko Mladiƒá convictions, life sentence. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 09 (MNA) — The International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals on Tuesday rejected Mladiƒá's appeal against 2017 convictions for genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity.

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2021-06-09). Iran fully committed to financial obligations to UN: Zarif. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 09 (MNA) —Stating that Iran is fully committed to its obligations towards UN, Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said that Iran will continue effort to settle its deferred financial contribution as soon as sanctions are lifted.

Anonymous669 (2021-06-09). Iraqi Military Intelligence Thwarted Terrorists Attack, Destroyed VBIED In Al-Anbar (Video). southfront.org Screen grab from the Saudi MoD video. | On June 9, the Ministry of Defense of Iraq announced that the Military Intelligence Directorate had thwarted a terrorist attack with a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device (VBIED) in the western province of al-Anbar. | "According to accurate information provided by the Military Intelligence Directorate to its affiliates in the Intelligence Department of the Al-Jazeera Operations Command, the presence of a VBIED hidden inside a hideout in the village of Muhairija in…

Anonymous007 (2021-06-09). Military Situation In Yemen On June 9, 2021 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | The Liaison and Coordination Officers' Operations Room (loyal to Ansar Allah) reported 72 ceasefire violations in al-Hudaydah during the past 24 hours | On June 8, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted 11 airstrikes on the Sarwah area | On June 8, Yemeni Armed Forces spokesman, Brigadier General Yahya al-Sari' announced the arrest of a Mossad operative in Yemen | On June 9, clashes between Ansar Allah and Saudi-led forces continued to the west of Marib city | MORE ON THE TOP…

Anonymous007 (2021-06-09). MH17 Trial Moves Forward With The JIT Trying To Fit Facts To The Pre-Determined Outcome. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | The trial over the Boeing MH17 crash over Eastern Ukraine in 2014 moved forward in the Netherlands. | Eyewitness testimony was first read out on what the investigation considers to be the launch of a Buk anti-aircraft missile system towards the Malaysian Airlines liner in the sky at that moment. | The witnesses were questioned by both the International Investigation Team (JIT) and the investigating judge. | A total of 20 witnesses stated that they saw in the sky the t…

Anonymous007 (2021-06-09). Military Situation In Syria On June 9, 2021 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On June 9, Russia reported that Idlib militants violated the ceasefire regime in Greater Idlib 35 times: 21 — in Idlib province, 10 — in Latakia province, 2 — in Hama province, 2 — in Aleppo province | Late on June 8, Israel warplanes fired several missiles at targets in west of Homs province and south of Syria. No human casualties were reported | On June 8, the Turkish army reportedly established a new military base in the vicinity of Al-Bara vi…

Anonymous669 (2021-06-09). Landmine Blast Killed Russian Service Member, Injured Others In Northeastern Syria (Video). southfront.org Click to see full-size image. Source: the Hawar News Agency (ANHA). | On June 9, a Russian service member was killed and three others were wounded in a landmine blast in northeastern Syria. | The incident took place near the Turkish-occupied village of al-Assadiyah in northern al-Hasakah. A Russian military unit was patrolling the frontline separating Turkish forces from the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) when one of its vehicle was hit by the landmine. | According to the Hawar News Agency, the body of the Russian service me…

Anonymous669 (2021-06-09). Landmine Blast Killed Russian Service Member, Injured Others In Northeastern Syria (Video). southfront.org Click to see full-size image. Source: the Hawar News Agency (ANHA). | On June 9, a Russian service member was killed and three others were wounded in a landmine blast in northeastern Syria. | The incident took place near the Turkish-occupied village of al-Assadiyah in northern al-Hasakah. A Russian military unit was patrolling the frontline separating Turkish forces from the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) when one of its vehicles was hit by the landmine. | According to the Hawar News Agency, the body of the Russian service m…

Staff (2021-06-09). AOC Blasts Manchin for Dark Money Ties, Suggests He's "Intertwined" With Kochs. truthout.org Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-New York) on Tuesday questioned whether Sen. Joe Manchin's (D-West Virginia) stated reasons for opposing voting rights legislation and filibuster abolition are as straightforward as he claims they are. | Manchin

Emma Guy (2021-06-09). Children among those allegedly terrorised in Nazareth police 'torture room'. thecanary.co Content warning: This piece contains graphic accounts of violence that some may find distressing. |

Steve Topple (2021-06-09). The Tory's 'unlawful' £560k contract is the tip of the iceberg. thecanary.co A judge has ruled that the Tories awarding a contract to their mates was "unlawful". This was thanks to the Friends in convenient places: | As PA reported, a high court judge has ruled that a government decision to award a contract to a company whose bosses were friends of adviser Dominic Cummings was unlawful.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-06-09). Prelude to War? US/NATO, Egypt, and Ethiopian Sovereignty. libya360.wordpress.com Ann Garrison Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam Ethiopian American activist and community organizer Benyam Kitaw tells Ann Garrison that US hostility toward Ethiopia could lead to further sanctions, economic pressure, and perhaps even war. "The primary issue is Ethiopian sovereignty vs. US/NATO military hegemony." Ethiopia is a nation of more than 112 million people, the second…

Anonymous (2021-06-09). Video: How Israel bombed Gaza's economy. electronicintifada.net Dozens of factories reduced to ruins, deepening economic crisis. | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | …

Pasqualina Curcio (2021-06-09). Venezuela: 'My Concerns About the Special Economic Zones Law'. orinocotribune.com By Pasqualina Curcio — Jun 2, 2021 | It is impossible not to think of maquilas when one hears talk of Special Economic Zones (SEZ). The first thing that comes to mind is cheap labor, violation of labor rights, increased worker exploitation, low or no taxes and exports. This is what characterizes an SEZ according to the World Bank manuals. | Let us ask ourselves the following question: What is it that would make large foreign capitals move so that, instead of investing in their countries, they come to Venezuela or any other nation? Obviously the maximization of their profit. In a capitalist system, given the…

Federico Fuentes (2021-06-09). 'Commune or nothing'. zcomm.org New laws reignite old debates over communal power in Venezuela…

José Luis Granados Ceja (2021-06-09). Maduro: COVAX 'Owes a Debt' to Venezuela. venezuelanalysis.com The Venezuelan president said the country was facing a lobbying effort to hamper the country's ability to purchase vaccines.

José Manuel Blanco Diaz (2021-06-09). Ledezma Portends Fatal Omen if Guaidó Dialogues with the Government. orinocotribune.com Venezuelan opposition figure Antonio Ledezma disqualified a possible dialogue between the extreme right-wing and the Bolivarian Government and stated that if former deputy Juan Guaidó sits at the negotiation table with the government, "he will be putting up his own tombstone." | The dissident member of the Democratic Action (AD) party made this comment in an interview with

Brian Berletic (2021-06-09). The "Three Seas Initiative": The West's "Answer" to China's Belt and Road? globalresearch.ca To counter not …

Andrew Korybko (2021-06-09). The US Won't Succeed in Provoking Another Color Revolution in China. globalresearch.ca US Secretary of …

Tom Clifford (2021-06-09). The China Rising to Global Dominance Scenario. China, The "New Bogeyman" globalresearch.ca Sure, China is …

Tom Engelhardt (2021-06-09). A Formula for National (In)Security. counterpunch.org Let me start with my friend and the boat. Admittedly, they might not seem to have anything to do with each other. The boat, a guided-missile destroyer named the USSCurtis Wilbur, reportedly passed through the Straits of Taiwan and into the South China Sea, skirting the Paracel Islands that China has claimed as its own.

Umberto Mazzei (2021-06-09). Alianza Ruso-China clave para la paz mundial. globalizacion.ca Los especialistas en Política Internacional saben bien que los Estados Unidos son el mayor peligro para la Paz Mundial. Para ser concreto. La incógnita es saber hasta qué punto de agresividad está dispuesto a llegar el Deep State (mafia financiera/industrial…

Xiangqing Hou, Huimin Huang, Haisheng Hu, Dandan Wang, Baoqing Sun, Xiaohua Douglas Zhang (2021-06-09). [Research Paper] Short-term exposure to ambient air pollution and hospital visits for IgE-mediated allergy: A time-stratified case-crossover study in southern China from 2012 to 2019. thelancet.com The short-term exposure to CO/PM2.5 increases the number of hospital visits for IgE-mediated allergy, especially for the sensitization to specific inhalant allergens. Therefore, to prevent inhaled allergies, the public policy for controlling air pollution needs to be considered seriously.

Staff (2021-06-09). Chinese Parl. slams American bill on 'Tech Threat' from China. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 09 (MNA) — Chinese Parliament expressed opposition against the US' approved bill addressing 'Tech Threat' coming from China.

Olivia Engling (2021-06-09). 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.

Staff (2021-06-09). VIDEO: 9th shipment of 'Sputnik V' to arrive in Tehran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 09 (MNA) — Mahan Airline will carry the 9th shipment of the Russian-made 'Sputnik V' coronavirus vaccine from Moscow to Tehran on Thursday, June 10.

Jomo Kwame Sundaram (2021-06-09). Paltry international support for spending needs sets South further back. mronline.org SYDNEY and KUALA LUMPUR. With the pandemic setting back past, modest and uneven progress, huge disparities in containing COVID-19 and financing government efforts are widening the North-South gap and other inequalities once again. | June 9, 2021…

Mark Taliano (2021-06-09). Syria and COVID: Refuting the Lies with Mark Taliano. globalresearch.ca Mark Taliano published …

Paul Joseph Watson (2021-06-09). Norwegian Health Chief Scolded for Saying COVID-19 Pandemic "Nearly Over" globalresearch.ca A Norwegian public …

WSWS (2021-06-09). Stop the censorship of COVID-19 whistleblower Rebekah Jones! wsws.org Jones's suspension from Twitter comes less than 10 days after she was officially designated as a whistleblower by the state of Florida.

Peoples Dispatch (2021-06-09). Leftists protest police crackdown on youngsters in Vienna. peoplesdispatch.org On Sunday, June 6, leftist groups organized a demonstration at Karlsplatz in the Austrian capital Vienna, protesting the brutal police crackdown on youngsters in the area on Friday. The police had forcefully evacuated several youth from Karlsplatz on Friday night using shields, batons and pepper spray. The police cited violation of COVID-19 restrictions as the reason for their action and also imposed a ban on gatherings in the area. | The call for the mobilization on Sunday against the police crackdown was given by the Young Left of Vienna, Communist Youth of Austria (KJO), Communist Students Association (KSV), K…

Jessica Bansal (2021-06-09). Mass ICE Detention is Unnecessary — and We Have Proof. aclu.org The cruelty of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency was on full display this past year. The agency refused to take vital measures to curb the spread of COVID-19 in its detention centers, even in the face of its Detained immigrants — compelled by the specter of illness and death in ICE's jails — brought ICE to court over the inhuman conditions, with representation from the ACLU and its affiliates th…

Derrick Broze (2021-06-09). Houston Nurses Protest After Losing Their Jobs for Refusing COVID-19 Shots. theantimedia.com More than a hundred hospital employees and supporters gathered in protest of the firing of employees who reject COVID-19 shots.

Eduardo Camín (2021-06-09). Las ambigàºedades internacionales ante la pandemia. globalizacion.ca En torno a un manifiesto para combatir la pandemia del covid-19, la red internacional CADTM ha reunido el apoyo de doscientas organizaciones, activas en los cinco continentes, entre las que se encuentran varias de las grandes redes internacionales que lanzaron…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-09). 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 (2021-06-09). 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 …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-09). 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 …

Jim McIlroy (2021-06-09). Calls mount for Australia to agree to COVID-19 patent waiver. greenleft.org.au Civil society organisations are calling on the government to join the growing number of countries supporting a patent waiver on the COVID-19 vaccine, reports Jim McIlroy.

Fredy Suter, Elena Consolaro, Stefania Pedroni, Chiara Moroni, Elena Pastà≤, Maria Vittoria Paganini, Grazia Pravettoni, Umberto Cantarelli, Nadia Rubis, Norberto Perico, Annalisa Perna, Tobia Peracchi, Piero Ruggenenti, Giuseppe Remuzzi (2021-06-09). [Research Paper] A simple, home-therapy algorithm to prevent hospitalisation for COVID-19 patients: A retrospective observational matched-cohort study. thelancet.com Implementation of an early home treatment algorithm failed to accelerate recovery from major symptoms of COVID-19, but reduced the risk of hospitalisation and related treatment costs. Given the study design, additional research would be required to consolidate the proposed treatment recommendations.

Kamal Iranidoost (2021-06-09). 9th batch of Sputnik V vaccines to arrive in Iran tomorrow. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 09 (MNA) — The ninth shipment of the Russian-made Sputnik vaccine to fight the Covid-19 pandemic is on the way to Iran.

Kenneth Surin (2021-06-09). Covid Variant Chaos in the UK. counterpunch.org The UK has a "roadmap" for lifting its Covid lockdowns and restrictions. These were eased in parts of Scotland on Saturday 5 June; in Wales on Monday 7 June; in England, the final stage in the roadmap for lifting its lockdown is due no earlier than 21 June (though the spread of the Delta/Indian variant in parts of England is causing the government to consider revising its plans); and in Northern Ireland, the next review is due on Thursday 10 June.

Prof. Linda Wastila (2021-06-09). Why We Petitioned the FDA to Refrain from Fully Approving Any COVID-19 Vaccine this Year. globalresearch.ca We are part …

Nicolas J S Davies (2021-06-09). A People's Vaccine Against a Mutating Virus and Neoliberal Rule. counterpunch.org A recent Yahoo News/YouGov poll found that worries about the COVID pandemic in the United States are at their lowest level since it began. Only half of Americans are either "very worried" (15%) or "somewhat worried" (35%) about the virus, while the other half are "not very worried" (30%) or "not worried at all" (20%).

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2021-06-09). 2nd-stage clinical trial of 'Fakhra' vaccine kicks off. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 09 (MNA) — Stating that the second phase of the clinical trial of 'Fakhra' vaccine will begin today, a spokesman for the project said that this vaccine will be injected into 500 volunteers, aged between 18 and 70.

Dean Baker (2021-06-09). Patent Monopolies and Inequality. counterpunch.org In recent weeks there have been several articles noting the enormous wealth that a small number of people have made off of the vaccines and treatments developed to control the pandemic. Many see this as an unfortunate outcome of our efforts to contain the pandemic. In that view, containing the pandemic is an immensely important

Nicolas J S Davies (2021-06-09). A People's Vaccine Against a Mutating Virus. progressive.org Around the world, we are witnessing what can happen when people rise up and act collectively for the common good—and when they don't.

Editor (2021-06-09). Naomi Osaka's treatment raises question: Are pro athletes exploited workers? workers.org In the Communist Manifesto, Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels describe the degrading character of work under capitalism, whereby workers "are a commodity," and the worker "becomes an appendage of the machine." This was written in 1848, but the dehumanization still exists. A worker becomes an appendage of their work — . . . |

Editor (2021-06-09). Naomi Osaka's treatment raises question Are pro athletes exploited workers? workers.org In the Communist Manifesto, Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels describe the degrading character of work under capitalism, whereby workers "are a commodity," and the worker "becomes an appendage of the machine." This was written in 1848, but the dehumanization still exists. A worker becomes an appendage of their work — . . . |

The Socialist Program (2021-06-09). Karl Marx's Unique Theory of Social Classes. liberationnews.org What are the unique insights from Karl Marx about the real class structure of society?>

Staff (2021-06-09). "Takeover": New Doc Chronicles Historic 1970 Young Lords Occupation of Lincoln Hospital in the Bronx. democracynow.org A new film called "Takeover" follows the 12 historic hours on July 14, 1970, when members of the Young Lords Party took over the rundown Lincoln Hospital in the South Bronx in New York City. The Young Lords were a radical group founded by Puerto Ricans modeled on the Black Panther Party. Democracy Now! co-host Juan González, a co-founder of the Young Lords, helped organize the action. Using archival footage and modern-day interviews, "Takeover" chronicles their resistance to institutions founded on wealth and white supremacy, and their collective struggle for quality, accessible healthcare. "The takeover really e…

Staff (2021-06-09). Leaked IRS Files: Billionaires Bezos, Musk, Bloomberg, Buffett Avoided Taxes as Wealth Soared. democracynow.org A major exposé by ProPublica has revealed how U.S. billionaires pay little in income tax compared to their massive wealth, or sometimes even nothing. Private tax records of some of the country's top billionaires show that between 2014 and 2018 the wealthiest 25 Americans saw their collective wealth jump by more than $400 billion, but they paid just over $13 billion in federal income taxes — amounting to a tax rate of just 3.4%. "Typical wage earners like you or me, we pay taxes every time we get a paycheck," says Jeff Ernsthausen, a senior data reporter at ProPublica. "But for the ultra-wealthy, it's a comp…

Juan Cole (2021-06-09). Netanyahu's Poison Pill: Militant Squatter-Settler March through Palestinian E Jerusalem set for Tuesday after New Israeli Gov't is Installed. juancole.com Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) — At the insistence of outgoing Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, the Israeli cabinet authorized the so-called "Flag Day" march of militant Israeli squatter-settlers through Palestinian East Jerusalem for next Tuesday. So reports Mahmoud Mujadala at the Arab 48 Israeli newspaper. Netanyahu denied charges that his fixation with humiliating Palestinians with …

Leon Kunstenaar (2021-06-09). 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.

CA Poor People's Campaign (2021-06-09). Monday 6/7: End U.S. Poverty! San Francisco Rally for HR 438: Third Reconstruction w/ CA PPC. indybay.org SF District Office of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, 90 7th Street, San Francisco, CA 94103; | Masks and Safety Distancing Required | PPC nationwide rallies livestream here: www.facebook.com/anewppc/

Paul Street (2021-06-09). Joe Manchin Sucks, the Senate is Absurd. zcomm.org Addressing this anti-democratic imbalance would require a constitutional amendment…

Ramzy Baroud (2021-06-09). On the Politics of Victory and Defeat: How Gaza Dethroned the King of Israel. mintpressnews.com For Netanyahu, the biblical version of Israel was far more convincing than the secular Zionist ideology of yesteryears and by changing the narrative, he managed to redefine the support for Israel around the world.

Mark Gruenberg (2021-06-09). Medicare for All gains majority of Dems in NY legislature. peoplesworld.org ALBANY, N.Y.—With a push from the New York State Nurses Association, Medicare For All—at least on the state level—gained majority co-sponsorship among the New York legislature's ruling Democrats, a top progressive sponsor reports. "It would make New York single-payer, everybody in, nobody out" of health care coverage, State Sen. Jabari Brisport, D-Brooklyn, told Our Revolution …

Roberto Lovato (2021-06-09). The Kids Are Reimagining International Solidarity. thenation.com The Kids Are Reimagining International Solidarity…

news.un (2021-06-09). Afghanistan: UN condemns 'horrendous attack' on demining partner HALO Trust. news.un.org The United Nations on Wednesday called for an investigation into the deadly attack in northern Afghanistan against the HALO Trust, a humanitarian group working to rid the country of landmines.

Ted Rall (2021-06-09). What You Do after Work Shouldn't Cost You Your Job. counterpunch.org The Central Park Karen is suing her former employer for firing her. I hope she wins. Karening is gross. But it's not your boss' business. Amy Cooper became the object of an Internet two-minutes hate last year when she called 911 on a Black birdwatcher who asked her to leash her dog per the rules

Hamzah Raza (2021-06-09). Infamous Israeli home thief is federally-charged Long Island, NY financial fraudster. thegrayzone.com Notorious for his presence in viral video of Israeli home thefts in Jerusalem's Sheikh Jarrah, "Yaakov Fauci" is actually a federally charged con artist from Long Island named Justin Fauci This article was originally published at Hamzah Raza's Substack. Subscribe to the Raza Report here. Over the past few weeks, a video has gone viral of a man named Yaakov Fauci, in a New York accent, asserting to a Palestinian woman whose house that he has forcibly taken, "If I …

George Wuerthner (2021-06-09). What Role Did Native Americans and Horses Play in the Decline of Bison? counterpunch.org Many authors today suggest that Indigenous people somehow behaved differently from other humans, particularly western culture that now dominates the globe in their relationship and exploitation of natural lands. The general theme is that while the human influence pre-European contact was significant, human exploitation was tempered by cultural values and techniques that did not disrupt

Amber Hikes (2021-06-09). Resilience, Liberation, and the Interconnectedness of Pride. aclu.org As we enter Pride month, I am reflecting on the interconnectedness of our joy and our struggle. | I am struck by the fact that Pride and Immigrant Heritage month begin just as Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) and Jewish American Heritage Month end. Though Pride should be about our intersectional struggle for freedom, it has not always felt that way. | As I think about all the communities gathering virtually and in-person to celebrate the power and resilience of our queer communities, it's essential to name what our trans, Asian and Pacific Islander, Indigenous, Jewish, Muslim, and Black communities in th…

Winona La Duke (2021-06-09). Mass Protest by Water Protectors to Halt Line 3 Pipeline. zcomm.org In the largest act of civil disobedience to date to halt the Enbridge Line 3 pipeline, more than 100 water protectors led by Indigenous women have been arrested in Minnesota…

Dr. Binoy Kampmark (2021-06-09). Extra-Terrestrials (ET), Unidentified Aerial Phenomena (UAP) and the Pentagon. globalresearch.ca Those of you …

Binoy Kampmark (2021-06-09). ET, You Bore Me: Unidentified Aerial Phenomena and the Pentagon. dissidentvoice.org 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 …

Carter Lum (2021-06-09). Socialist Jose Cortes launches 2022 campaign for U.S. Congress. liberationnews.org Since joining the PSL, Cortes has led local actions and initiatives against racist police terror and discrimination based on immigration status.

WSWS Repost (2021-06-09). 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.

Judy Greenspan (2021-06-09). Pro-Palestine solidarity blocks Israeli ship. workers.org June 6 — For the seventh year in a row, Israeli-owned ships have not been allowed to unload in the Port of Oakland. On June 4, thousands of supporters of the Palestinian struggle conducted six simultaneous picket lines during two work shifts to "Block the Boat." Members of the International . . . |

ŸÖÿ±ÿ∂€åŸá ÿ±ÿ≠ŸÖÿߟ܀å (2021-06-09). Large fire brakes out in occupied territories of Palestine. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 09 (MNA) — Zionist sources reported that a large fire broke out in one of the areas around the city of Al-Quds and dozens of firefighters are trying to put out the fire.

WSWS (2021-06-09). Kamala Harris's anti-immigrant tour: Identity politics in service of imperialism. wsws.org A child of immigrants, Harris was entrusted with the dirty and, indeed, homicidal job of coordinating a multinational crackdown on immigration.

The Conversation (2021-06-09). As More Climate Migrants Cross Borders Seeking Refuge, Laws Will Need to Adapt. latinorebels.com Climate change is upending people's lives around the world, but when droughts, floods or sea level rise force them to leave their countries, people often find closed borders and little assistance.

Fight Back (2021-06-09). San Jose demands justice for vendors of Berryessa Flea Market. fightbacknews.org San Jose, CA – 100 people rallied to demand justice for the vendors of the Berryessa Flea Market in San Jose on June 3. Vendors' jobs are at risk since the Berryessa Urban Village Plan aims to do away with the 120-acre area the flea market has resided in for over 60 years. | The Berryessa Flea Market hosts over 6000 vendors every week and more than 4 million people visit every year. Not only is the Flea Market a place for affordable goods, it is also an important site of Chicano, Mexicano and Latino immigrant culture. Despite this, the city council has neglected to address the concerns of the community. Wher…

Guillermo Castillo Ramírez (2021-06-09). Migrantes en contextos regionales de criminalización. globalizacion.ca La producción de las movilidades forzadas, transfronterizas e irregularizadas. La globalización neoliberal, con sus características reformas hacia el libre mercado y la desregulación económica en diferentes regiones del orbe, ha fomentado procesos de acumulación de capital y concentración de la…

South Front (2021-06-09). Video: Fires and Explosions in Iran. Hopes for Nuclear Deal Rescue Flicker. globalresearch.ca In Iran, the …

Alan MacLeod (2021-06-09). Stability: media codeword for 'under U.S. control'. mronline.org The world watched aghast last month as Israeli forces during Ramadan stormed the Al-Aqsa Mosque, the third holiest site in Islam, attacking and injuring hundreds of worshipers. | June 9, 2021 | Newswire…

Alan MacLeod (2021-06-09). The Notorious London Spy School Churning out Many of the World's top Journalists. orinocotribune.com By Alan Macleod — Jun 4, 2021 | The fact that the very department that trains high state officials and agents of secretive three letter agencies is also the place that produces many of the journalists we rely on to stand up to those officials and keep them in check is seriously problematic. | LONDON — In a

Alan MacLeod (2021-06-09). The Notorious London Spy School Churning Out Many of the World's Top Journalists. globalresearch.ca The fact that …

Caitlin Johnstone (2021-06-09). Mainstream Politics Offer Pretend Revolutions to a Discontented Public. orinocotribune.com By Caitlin Johnstone — Jun 7, 2021 | In 2008 the American public was fed up with the disastrous status quo politics of George W Bush, so they came together and elected a progressive candidate who campaigned on hope and change to replace him. | But no progress happened; the hope and change never came. Barack Obama continued and expanded all of his predecessor's most depraved policies at home and abroad, and it wasn't long before the initial elation wore off and the illusion that things were looking up evaporated. It was as if Bush had never left office. | Worn out and disgusted by crushing neoliberal policies…

Stu Becker (2021-06-09). Dallas teachers call for pay raises at school board meeting. peoplesworld.org DALLAS — Alliance/AFT, the local American Federation of Teachers union representing teachers and school workers, had over 30 people speak at the school board meeting on May 27, demanding pay raises for teachers and support staff. The meeting took place virtually through Zoom, as has been the norm throughout the pandemic. Alliance/AFT calls for the …

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2021-06-09). Afghan peace talks held in Doha: Taliban spox. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 09 (MNA) — Taliban spokesman Suhail Shaheen on Wednesday announced the holding of the new round of Afghanistan Peace Talks in the Qatari capital of Doha.

Karl Engels (2021-06-09). Leaked IRS documents confirm: The rich don't pay taxes. peoplesworld.org Working-class Americans pay nearly a quarter of their wealth to the taxman every year, but for the richest 25 people in the country, it's a paltry 3.4%. And the real kicker? Billionaires don't even have to cheat on their taxes to whittle their IRS bills down to this level—it's all legal. A bombshell report from …

Mario Hernandez (2021-06-09). The GayogoñhóÍûân«´ º (Cayuga) Nation demands self-determination. liberationnews.org The conflict between the GayogoñhóÍûân«´ º nation and the U.S.-recognized leader Clint Halftown concerns the Native nation's right to self-determination.

Nicholas Stender (2021-06-09). Chicago police attempt to dismantle memorial to victim of police killing. liberationnews.org While most families on Memorial Day were enjoying barbecue, the family of Anthony Alvarez was mourning.

The Conversation (2021-06-09). Tasmania Reached 100% Net Carbon Zero; now it is going for 200%. juancole.com By Rupert Posner and Simon Graham | — Getting to net-zero greenhouse gas emissions and 100% renewable energy might seem the end game for climate action. But what if, like Tasmania, you've already ticked both those goals off your list? Net-zero means emissions are still being generated, but they're offset by the same amount elsewhere. …

EMMA (2021-06-09). Volunteer Newsletter | Issue 3 | June 2021. peoplesparty.org Please note that hyperlinks will not work in these images. To view this newsletter as an interactive PDF please

Editorial Team (2021-06-09). PC Wayne Couzens pleads guilty to the kidnap and rape of Sarah Everard. challenge-magazine.org Police officer Wayne Couzens has pleaded guilty to the kidnapping and rape of Sarah Everard, who went missing in March whilst walking home in south London. The serving Metropolitan police constable was present in court via video link from Belmarsh prison, charged with the disappearance and death of the 33-year-old marketing executive.

Special to People's World (2021-06-09). Radical perspectives on prison abolition: Town Hall set for June 12. peoplesworld.org A powerful group of prison abolitionists and freedom fighters will come together on June 12th at 3 pm Eastern Time for an open conversation about the abolition of the prison-industrial complex, transformative justice in our communities, and the struggles connected to our fight. RADICAL PERSPECTIVES ON ABOLITION: FROM THE ELECTORAL STRUGGLE TO COMMUNITY CONTROL Hosted …

Rick Sterling (2021-06-09). Cómo las fundaciones multimillonarias financian a las ONG para manipular la política exterior de Estados Unidos: El caso de Nicaragua. globalizacion.ca La política exterior de Estados Unidos es cada vez más promovida por fundaciones financiadas por multimillonarios. La era neoliberal ha creado individuos con una riqueza increíble que, a través de la "filantropía", ejercen su influencia y se sienten bien al…

John Wojcik (2021-06-09). A las masas cansadas, pobres y apiñadas de Centroamérica se les debe la entrada. peoplesworld.org La vicepresidenta Kamala Harris se reunió con el presidente guatemalteco Alejandro Giammattei el lunes y el martes con el presidente de México, Andrés Manuel López Obrador. Su viaje tiene la intención anunciada de ayudar a resolver la situación migratoria en la frontera sur de Estados Unidos. Harris dijo en Guatemala que el objetivo de la …

Joan Walsh (2021-06-09). Progressive Dreams Are on Pause in Virginia. thenation.com Terry McAuliffe wins the gubernatorial primary while moderates beat candidates to their left around the state.

Anonymous669 (2021-06-09). Greater Idlib: Government Forces Pound Militant Positions With Precision-Guided Shells (Photos). southfront.org Illustrative image | The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and its allies continue to pound militants' positions in the northwestern region of Greater Idlib. | On June 9, the army and its allies shelled the towns of al-Bara, al-Fatterah, Falafel and Safhoun in southern Idlib, al-Abrar camp near the town of Taoum in eastern Idlib and the al-Ghab Plains in the northwestern Hama. | Russian-made 2K25 Krasnopol guided shells were used in the artillery strikes. Photos showing the remains of at least one such munition were shared by…

Anonymous669 (2021-06-09). Recent Israeli Strikes Claimed Lives Of Seven Syrian Service Members, Including Senior Officer. southfront.org An Israeli Air Force F-15 fighter jet flies during an aerial demonstration. (photo credit: AMIR COHEN — REUTERS) | The recent Israeli strikes on Syria have claimed the lives of seven Syrian service members, Syrian pro-government sources revealed on June 9. | The strikes, which took place late on June 8, hit a number of military targets in the outskirts of Homs city as well as near the capital Damascus. | In its initial statement, the Ministry of Defense of Syria claimed that the strike did not result in any hum…

Anonymous007 (2021-06-09). Russia's Project 20386 Guided Missile Corvette To Be Fully Stealth. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | Russia's newest project 20386 corvette 'Mercury' will be the first of the Russian navy to be fully 'stealth', Previously, Russian ships used certain elements of "stealth" technologies, including a radio-absorbing coating, but the concept of an unobtrusive ship has not yet been fully implemented. | The hull of the Mercury naval corvette dubbed project 20386 has already been…

Anonymous669 (2021-06-09). Saudi-Backed Forces Removed Naval Mine Field Planted By Houthis Off Yemen's Western Coast (Video). southfront.org Saudi-backed fighters pulling a Houthi naval mine out from the Red Sea. Screen grab from the "Yemeni Resistance" video. | On June 8, Saudi-backed forces announced that they had removed a naval mine filed that was laid by the Houthis (Ansar Allah) in the Red Sea. | The field, which was uncovered earlier this week, was located south of al-Hanish al-Kabir island, around 450 meters away from Yemen's western coast. | Different types of naval mines were found in the field. The mines, which were submerged 16 meters under water l…

Anonymous007 (2021-06-09). Alleged Israeli Strikes Target Various Positions In Syria. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On June 8th, Syrian air defenses intercepted an Israeli missile strike over the capital Damascus."Syrian air defences intercepted an Israeli aggression coming from Lebanese airspace," state media said. Earlier, state media said large explosions were heard. | A Syrian military source was quoted on SANA saying the strikes targeted parts of central and southern areas, without elaborating on the locations, adding they left only material damage. | Not all missiles were shot down and some caused…

Anonymous007 (2021-06-09). Polish Air Force MiG-29 Accidentally Opens Fire On Another Fighter Jet During Training. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | The Polish Air Force The Defense Ministry confirmed the incident."The State Commission for the Investigation of Aviation Accidents is investigating an aviation inci…

Anonymous669 (2021-06-09). Satellite Images: Large Syrian Army Storage Facility Was Wiped Out By Israeli Strikes. southfront.org Israel's first two F-35 stealth fighter jets on their maiden flight as part of the Israeli Air Force on December 13, 2016. (Israel Defense Forces) | The recent The strikes took place late on June 8. The storage facility in western Homs was only one of many target…

Anonymous669 (2021-06-09). Eight Civilians Injured In Homs City Terrorist Attack (Photos). southfront.org Click to see full-size image. | Late on June 8, an explosion rocked the district of Karam al-Looz in the southern part of the central Syrian city of Homs. | The explosion was caused by an improvised explosive device (IED) that was planted near a bus stop in the heavily populated district. At least eight civilians were wounded as a result of the explosion, which damaged a mini bus. | "At around 09: 30 in the evening, a terrorist explosion with an explosive device took place in the Kar…

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Staff (2021-06-09). Wisconsin Republican Compares Children's Museum Mask Policy to Gestapo Rules. truthout.org A Republican state lawmaker in Wisconsin is facing criticism for comparing a nonprofit museum's policies on masking to Nazism. And judging by his latest comments, he is showing no sign of taking back his comments. | Assembly Rep. Shae Sortwell, a Republican from Two Rivers, Wisconsin,

Staff (2021-06-09). Poor People's Campaign to March Against Manchin Obstructionism in West Virginia. truthout.org Outraged by Joe Manchin's obstruction of Democratic efforts to protect and expand voting rights and end the Senate filibuster, the faith-led Poor People's Campaign has announced it will lead a Moral Monday demonstration in the West Virginia senator's home state next week. | "It's time to march on his office," Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II, co-chair of the Poor People's Campaign,

Staff (2021-06-09). New Documentary Chronicles Historic Young Lords Occupation of Bronx Hospital. truthout.org A new film called "Takeover" follows the 12 historic hours on July 14, 1970, when members of the Young Lords Party took over the rundown Lincoln Hospital in the South Bronx in New York City. The Young Lords were a radical group founded by Puerto Ricans modeled on the Black Panther Party. Democracy Now! co-host Juan González, a co-founder of the Young Lords, helped organize the action. Using archival footage and modern-day interviews, "Takeover" chronicles their resistance to institutions founded…

Staff (2021-06-09). Public Banking Can Improve the Lives of US Workers While Helping Save the Planet. truthout.org The movement to create public banks is gaining ground in many parts of the U.S., particularly as part of an effort among activists and progressive lawmakers to extend banking access to low-income communities and communities of color in…

Staff (2021-06-09). Policing and Militarism Go Hand in Hand. We Must Abolish Both. truthout.org Policing and militarism are a two-headed monster that protects and upholds the foundation upon which racial capitalism was built — exploitation of the lives of poor Black and Brown people. | Although much attention has been placed on recent expansions of police militarization, these threads have long been intertwined. For Black Americans, police have always acted as an occupying force within our communities. But during the 1960s, a decade of unprecedented Black radical resistance, the lines between pol…

_____ (2021-06-09). Disinformation Campaigns Target State Climate Initiatives. popularresistance.org In April, GOP lawmakers in Connecticut launched a "Stop the Gas and Food Tax" campaign, which characterizes an effort by 13 Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states to reduce greenhouse gas emissions as a plan to "punish" the middle class. The effort their ire was directed at, the Transportation and Climate Initiative Program (TCI-P), contains provisions to cap and reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the transportation sector.

Institute for Middle East Understanding (2021-06-09). Quick Facts on Israel's New Prime Minister Naftali Bennett. globalresearch.ca Born to American …

Daniel Horowitz (2021-06-09). Contagious Lies: CDC Claims Hospitalization Rising Among Unvaccinated Teens — Contrary to Its Own Data. globalresearch.ca We all knew …

Michael Snyder (2021-06-09). Over 90% of the News You See on Television Is Owned and Controlled by Just 5 Giant Corporations. globalresearch.ca The way that …

Dr. Rudolf Hà§nsel (2021-06-09). Let's Join Our Fellow Human Beings in Order to Survive as a Human Species! globalresearch.ca "One day fear …

Rick Sterling (2021-06-09). How Billion-Dollar Foundations Fund NGOs to Manipulate U.S. Foreign Policy: A Case Study from Nicaragua. globalresearch.ca U.S. foreign policy …

Thom Hartmann (2021-06-09). Is the Rise of Q-anon Conspiracies the 'End Times' for US Democracy? counterpunch.org There are people in this world who don't like —and even hate — democracy. They're on the move against it, particularly here in America, and the Qanon religion/cult is the glue that's bringing them all together. One group doesn't like democracy because they don't trust the "ignorant masses" and the "rabble" to choose leaders who

Cesar Chelala (2021-06-09). It's Not Only Guns, It's Also The Culture. counterpunch.org Unrelenting mass shootings in the United States show that present gun laws are ineffective to stem the increasing tide of gun deaths in the country. Although controlling gun sales is important, it is not sufficient to control gun violence in the country. Violence is not only the result of gun ownership. Violence is multifaceted and

John P. Geyman (2021-06-09). Primary Care, Psychiatry And Public Health: What Do They Have In Common And Why Does It Matter? counterpunch.org Why should these three fields in health care have anything in common? They seem so disparate, and if they do have some things in common, why and how should that make a difference? This paper explores these questions and makes the case that the answers are essential to reforming the U. S. health care non-system

WSWS (2021-06-09). "This was a crime"—Readers support families' fight to fully investigate Pike River mine disaster. wsws.org A former miner from Australia wrote: "Greed should never overshadow safety. 29 good men lost their lives at Pike River, justice should be served."

WSWS (2021-06-09). WISAG Action Committee demands reinstatement of London bus driver David O'Sullivan. wsws.org Ground workers at Frankfurt Airport in Germany have expressed their solidarity with sacked bus driver David O'Sullivan.

WSWS (2021-06-09). Four members of a Muslim family killed in London, Ontario terrorist atrocity. wsws.org Police have revealed next to nothing about what they know about the far-right political views and connections of the 20-year-old assailant, Nathaniel Veltman, but have said that they are considering adding "terrorism charges" to the murder and attempted murder charges already laid against him.

WSWS (2021-06-09). Australia: Dire conditions to continue in Victorian mental health system. wsws.org The state Labor government's Royal Commission recommendations fail to address years of deliberate neglect and privatisation of essential public services.

WSWS (2021-06-09). Indian Maruti Suzuki, Toyota, Renault-Nissan workers support Volvo strike. wsws.org Auto workers at plants across India supported US Volvo workers' courageous decision to go back on strike to oppose a sell-out contract proposed by the UAW bureaucracy.

WSWS (2021-06-09). Detroit auto parts workers inspired by Volvo strike, shocked to learn UAW starves workers on $275 a week in strike pay. wsws.org When WSWS reporters informed a group of Dana Inc. parts workers about the powerful strike of 3,200 autoworkers in Dublin, Virginia, the workers began denouncing brutal conditions at their plant and issued strong support for the strikers' cause.

WSWS (2021-06-09). Australian pseudo-left groups try to shore up university unions' enterprise bargaining straitjacket. wsws.org NTEU Fightback's "Clauses worth fighting for" urges union members to call for limited changes in individual university workplace agreements.

WSWS (2021-06-09). Australian governments condemn workers and young people to destitution during Melbourne lockdown. wsws.org Thousands in Victoria face food insecurity and evictions amid the lockdown, the first of substantial duration since the removal of JobKeeper payments.

WSWS (2021-06-09). Volvo Trucks workers prepare for battle as company cuts off health insurance and brings in strikebreakers. wsws.org Rank-and-file workers at the New River Valley plant, who have decisively rejected two UAW-backed sellout agreements, are demanding the immediate restoration of health benefits and mass picketing to stop the company's strikebreaking operation.

WSWS (2021-06-09). Volvo Trucks workers prepare for battle as company cuts off health insurance and brings in strikebreakers. wsws.org On Tuesday, the day after nearly 3,000 Volvo Trucks workers walked out for the second time this year, the giant multinational corporation cut off health insurance to workers and their families, brought strikebreakers into the New River Valley (NRV) plant in Dublin, Virginia, and began sending out letters threatening striking workers with termination.

WSWS (2021-06-09). When Smoke Rises: Canadian singer, poet Mustafa's elegies offer hope of renewal. wsws.org A poet-turned-singer mourns friends lost to urban violence on his folk-inflected debut.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-06-09). Haiti and African Liberation in the Americas. libya360.wordpress.com Editors, The Black Agenda Review TRANSCRIPT: Gerald Horne: Haiti and African Liberation in the Americas The Haitian Revolution was not only a victory for the millions of enslaved Africans in the Americas, it was a victory for all working class people." "Abolitionist Haiti was the main campaigner against enslavement of Africans before 1888, when the…

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