2022-05-04: News Headlines

Anonymous103 (2022-05-04). Russian Cruise Missiles Destroy Rail Ways In Western Ukraine (Videos). southfront.org Destruction in the Dnepropetrovsk region | On the evening of May 3, Russian cruise missiles hit the Ukrainian Lviv, Dnepropetrovsk, Kirovograd, Vinnytsia, Odessa and Kiev regions. As a result of the strikes at least six railway stations and other strategically important objects in the central and western regions of Ukraine have been struck. | According to the head of the Ukrainian rail ways, Alexander Kamyshin, the infrastructure of six railway stations was severely damaged, the movement of 14 trains was delayed. There…

____ (2022-05-04). Ukraine crisis: Japan-Russia tensions at post-Cold War high. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Kyodo NewsMay 4, 2022 Russia bans entry of Japan PM, 62 others indefinitely Tatsuo has decided that with a war on in Europe and no one able to say how long Japan could stay out, and with the China Incident, now in its third year, showing signs of becoming a world war….Jun'ichir≈ç Tanizaki, The Makioka …

Anand Naidoo (2022-05-04). The Heat: Evacuations in Ukraine. america.cgtn.com More than a hundred civilians are evacuated from the besieged city of Mariupol, while the battles continue in Ukraine. What would it take to bring this conflict to an end?

C.J. Polychroniou (2022-05-04). Chomsky: US Is Prioritizing Its Jockeying With Russia, Not Ukrainians' Lives. truthout.org Russian President Vladimir Putin's invasion of Ukraine is an utter disaster for Ukraine, and the war is not going well for the Russian forces who are experiencing heavy losses and may be running low on both supplies and morale. Perhaps this is the reason why Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, also encouraged by the support that Ukraine has received from Western countries, claimed a few days ago on the Greek state-run broadcaster ERT that "the war will end when Ukraine wins." | In this exclusive interview, world-renowned scholar and leading dissident Noam Chomsky considers the implications of Ukraine's heroi…

Anonymous103 (2022-05-04). Military Situation In Ukraine On May 4, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org

Anonymous103 (2022-05-04). War In Ukraine Day 70: Military Developments On Front Lines. southfront.org

Anonymous669 (2022-05-04). French Anti-Aircraft Missiles Spotted In Ukraine For The First Time (Photos). southfront.org

Anonymous103 (2022-05-04). In Video: Russian Malka Artillery Units Pound Ukrainian Positions In Donbass. southfront.org <...

Editor (2022-05-04). The Economic Consequences of the War. scheerpost.com Economic crisis that will seriously affect Russia in 2022 due to the conflict with Ukraine. Bankruptcy and crisis concept. By By Rajan Menon / In 1919, the renowned British economist John Maynard Keynes wrote The Economic Consequences of the Peace, a book that would prove controversial indeed. In it, he warned that the dracon…

scorinoco (2022-05-04). Proxy War in Ukraine is for Western Loans. orinocotribune.com By Dmitri Kovalevich — Apr 30, 2022 | The narrative surrounding the conflict in Ukraine changes according to who is speaking, some of it lacking any substance or rationality. Also, an inevitable indebtedness will afflict Ukraine for decades to come, due the lend-lease program the US approved in April. | For two months now, hostilities have been continuing in Ukraine, which the Russian Federation calls a special operation and Ukraine calls a war, although neither side has formally declared war. | Blinken's propaganda and captured western weapons | In April, according to the statements of the Russian leadersh…

Alan MacLeod (2022-05-04). The NATO to TikTok Pipeline: Why is TikTok Employing so Many National Security Agents? orinocotribune.com By Alan Macleod — Apr 29, 2022 | TikTok has become an enormously influential medium that reaches over one billion people worldwide. Having control over its algorithm or content moderation means the ability to set the terms of global debate and decide what people see. And what they don't. | CULVER CITY, CALIFORNIA — As the bloody conflict in Ukraine continues to escalate, so does the online propaganda war between Russia and the West. A prime example of this is the White House directly briefing influencers on popular social media app TikTok about the war and how to cover it. As the crisis spirals out of…

Editor (2022-05-04). Cost of the Ukraine War felt in Africa, Global South. mronline.org While international news headlines remain largely focused on the war in Ukraine, little attention is given to the horrific consequences of the war which are felt in many regions around the world. Even when these repercussions are discussed, disproportionate coverage is allocated to European countries, like Germany and Austria, due to their heavy reliance on Russian energy sources.

_____ (2022-05-04). Solomon Islands: a New Focus for US-China Confrontation. journal-neo.org The Solomon Islands have been added to Taiwan and Ukraine, two of the most "heated" zones of the current phase of the "Great Game," since late March this year. Regarding this state, most readers are unlikely to be able to say anything more or less definitive (if they even know of its existence). This is …

Staff (2022-05-04). Israel's mercenaries are fighting in Ukraine, says Moscow. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 04 (MNA) — The Russian foreign ministry spokesperson on Wednesday said that Israeli mercenaries were fighting alongside Ukraine's far-right Azov Regiment.

Staff (2022-05-04). EU commissioner calls for banning Russian oil. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 04 (MNA) — Ursula von der Leyen on Wednesday called on the 27-nation bloc to ban oil imports from Russia in a sixth package of sanctions targeting Moscow for its special military operation in Ukraine.

____ (2022-05-04). PayPal shuts accounts of anti-war publications Consortium News and MintPress News. wsws.org PayPal, the online payment processing company, has shut down the accounts of publishers who have been exposing the lies of the Biden administration and NATO about the origins and nature of the war in Ukraine.

Eva Barlett (2022-05-04). Ukrainian Strike on Donetsk Market Was a Terrorist Act. orinocotribune.com By Eva Bartlett — Apr 30, 2022 | When artillery hit a busy public space in Donetsk, it brought flashbacks of attacks in Gaza and Syria. | If the Donetsk marketplace that was hit by rocket artillery on Thursday, April 28, had been in a city controlled by Kiev, the names and faces of the five civilians killed would be on all major news sites. But because it was another Ukrainian attack on civilians in the Donetsk People's Republic (DPR), the deaths and 23 additional civilians injured will almost certainly go unreported, as has the been the norm during the regime's eight years of the Donbass and Western media'

Carlos Martinez (2022-05-04). No to a new Monroe Doctrine in the Pacific. mronline.org The Anglo ruling classes have gone into a state of frenzy over a recently-signed security agreement between the People's Republic of China and the Solomon Islands.

_____ (2022-05-04). How a Decision to Attack North Korea Could be Made and the Role that "Experts" Play. journal-neo.org This author has in previous articles looked at the way lurid fake news stories appear and how incidents are investigated, and this article will look at how key decisions are taken, specifically in terms of the role played by experts. It is commonly assumed that governments are omniscient, and that either the head of state or …

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2022-05-04). "Preemptive Nuclear War": The Historic Battle for Peace and Democracy. A Third World War Threatens the Future of Humanity. globalresearch.ca US nuclear doctrine consists in portraying nuclear weapons as a means of "self defense" rather than a "weapon of mass destruction". There are powerful financial interests behind Joe Biden's $1.3 trillion nuclear weapons program initiated under Obama.

____ (2022-05-04). Freight transport booms on China-Laos Railway. ecns.cn The China-Laos railway has carried more than 440,000 tons of freight as of April 25 following the opening of seven freight stations between Lao capital Vientiane and Luang Namtha province.

____ (2022-05-04). Satellite launches add appeal to tropical Hainan. ecns.cn The record-setting launch of 22 commercial satellites using a single Chinese rocket at Wenchang Space Launch Center in late February has ignited passion among space fans and added new appeal to Hainan, an island province popular for its tropical features-year-round sunshine, sprawling beaches, rainforests and enthralling boat tours.

____ (2022-05-04). Xi addresses nation's youth. ecns.cn President Xi Jinping has called upon the young people working in China's aerospace sector to courageously pursue innovation and breakthroughs and to contribute more strength to the nation's self-reliance in aerospace science and technology.

____ (2022-05-04). Murals inspire hope in time of hardship. ecns.cn The artistic murals and paintings in the makeshift hospital for COVID-19 treatment at Shanghai New International Expo Center (SNIEC) have become popular among the medical workers and patients alike for inspiring a sense of hope during what has been a difficult time.

____ (2022-05-04). Hidden infection risks still in Beijing. ecns.cn Beijing still has hidden infection risks at the community level, with the total number of COVID-19 cases hitting 453 as of Tuesday, according to a senior city official.

____ (2022-05-04). New Omicron subvariant takes hold in U.S. as COVID-19 cases tick up. ecns.cn A new, highly transmissible subvariant of Omicron is spreading rapidly across the United States, as COVID-19 cases in the country are ticking up again.

____ (2022-05-04). Israel closes crossings to Palestinian territories during national holidays. ecns.cn Israel's military said on Tuesday that it has imposed a three-day closure on the occupied West Bank and Gaza Strip ahead of the country's Memorial Day and Independence Day.

Staff (2022-05-04). What to Know About the Leaked Supreme Court Abortion Draft Opinion, and What's Next. aclu.org On Monday night, Politico published a leaked

Andreína Chávez Alava (2022-05-04). Venezuela and Iran Deepen Cooperation to Overcome US Sanctions. venezuelanalysis.com Caracas and Tehran have agreed to build more "routes and mechanisms" to counter US sanctions and strengthen their oil industries.

Sharon Zhang (2022-05-04). Americans Would Be More Likely to Vote for Democrats If They Pass a Climate Bill. truthout.org If Democrats use their majorities in Congress to pass meaningful climate legislation, it could be a huge boon to their party in the upcoming midterm elections, new polling shows. | A poll of over 1,100 likely voters conducted by Climate Power and Data for Progress shows that

Chris Walker (2022-05-04). Biden Blasts Supreme Court Over "Roe" Draft Opinion Dismantling Abortion Rights. truthout.org While discussing economic issues in prepared remarks with reporters at the White House on Wednesday, President Joe Biden delved into other subject matters, including the Supreme Court's draft opinion on Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization that was leaked earlier this week. | That draft opinion, written by conservative Justice Samuel Alito, stated that

Sharon Zhang (2022-05-04). $50K Student Loan Cancellation Overwhelmingly Benefits Poorest Borrowers. truthout.org As President Joe Biden crafts a plan for canceling student loans, new data finds that student loan cancellation would overwhelmingly benefit Black borrowers and low-income debtors, with the benefits multiplying with higher levels of debt canceled. | If Biden uses his executive power to cancel up to $10,000 of student debt for student loan borrowers, it would reduce the share of people in the bottom 20 percent of wealth from 15 percent to 10 percent. Among those in the second-lowest 20 percent wealth group, the number would be reduced from 20 to 15 percent, the data shows. The proportion of people in the top 10 pe…

Chris Walker (2022-05-04). Gorsuch, Kavanaugh & Barrett "Lied to the US Senate" About Respecting "Roe" truthout.org Following the leak of a draft opinion of the U.S. Supreme Court indicating that the institution is The draft order says it represents the majority opinion of the High Court. With all three liberal bloc justices likely…

Amy Goodman (2022-05-04). Anti-Abortion Groups Funneled Millions in Dark Money to Shape Supreme Court. truthout.org What role did dark money play in the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade? We speak with reporter Andrew Perez about how conservative anti-abortion groups and right-wing extremists have funneled millions of dollars into promoting politicians and Supreme Court justices to ultimately curtail reproductive rights. A dark money network led by the Federalist Society's Leonard Leo has spent at least $10 million promoting each of President Trump's picks for the Supreme Court and another $10 million blocking Merrick Garland's nomination in 2016, says Perez, senior editor and investigative reporter at The Lever…

Chris Walker (2022-05-04). New York and Minnesota Are Poised to Join California as Abortion Safe Havens. truthout.org After a draft ruling from the United States Supreme Court Several states have "trigger laws" on the books that will automatically ban abortion within their borders if Roe is…

HERB (2022-05-04). Moveable Feast Cafe 2022/05/04 … Open Thread. thesaker.is 2022/05/04 14: 00: 01Welcome to the 'Moveable Feast Cafe'. The 'Moveable Feast' is an open thread where readers can post wide ranging observations, articles, rants, off topic and have animate discussions of…

amarynth (2022-05-04). Nasrallah to Israel: 'From here on, Iran may strike you back directly'. thesaker.is Original link: http: //middleeastobserver.net/nasrallah-to-israel-from-here-on-iran-may-strike-you-back-directly/ Description: Hezbollah's leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah warned Israel in a speech on International Quds Day on 29 April 2022, that the Islamic Republic of Iran may strike back…

amarynth (2022-05-04). Sergey Glazyev: For those who still don't understand. thesaker.is Source: glazev.ru/articles/10-vlast-i-obshhestvo… Machine Translation and then checked and finessed by the Saker Blog Translators I will try to briefly explain and justify the necessary measures to achieve Victory A special…

amarynth (2022-05-04). To My Russian Brother: And a reminder to myself. thesaker.is By Vi≈°eslav Simiƒá for the Saker Blog Dear X[1], Although a quarter of a century your junior, and much less intellectual and scholarly than you, I dare send you a…

Anonymous669 (2022-05-04). Russian Army Continues To Captured US, British, French & German Weapons From Kiev Forces (Photos). southfront.org

Anonymous669 (2022-05-04). Israel Threatens Syrian Officers, Soldiers Over Deployment In Golan Buffer Zone. southfront.org

Anonymous103 (2022-05-04). Another UAV Attack Prevented In Transnistria (Photos). southfront.org

_____ (2022-05-04). Grinnell College Becomes First Fully Unionized Undergraduate School In U.S. popularresistance.org On April 26, student workers at Iowa's Grinnell College elected to create the first wall-to-wall undergraduate student union in the country, expanding their Union of Grinnell Student Dining Workers (UGSDW) to include all hourly student workers. | On March 4, UGSDW and Grinnell College signed "a first-of-its-kind neutrality and election agreement," which, members of the union explained in Labor Notes, "legally binds the College to respect the results of an election." On the night of the 26th — delayed from April 21, the original ballot-count date, after a toxic gas leak at the local National Labor Relations…

_____ (2022-05-04). Democrats Have No Plan To Stop The Overturning Of Roe V. Wade. popularresistance.org The Supreme Court is on the verge of overturning Roe v. Wade. And yet, there is currently no cohesive national campaign from either the Democratic party or large reproductive rights organizations to fight back. Abortion activists and healthcare workers are becoming increasingly frustrated with this failure, often finding themselves at odds with their supposed advocates as they try to ensure access to abortion in states like Texas and Kentucky, which are already facing extreme limitations. "The Democratic Party has not had any substantial response to the recent attacks on Roe. Their statements and brief denounceme…

Peoples Dispatch (2022-05-04). Baloch students protest repeated enforced disappearances. peoplesdispatch.org Several student groups gave the call for protests after Bebagr Imdad, a Baloch student, was picked up in broad daylight from the premises of Punjab university (PU) in national capital Islamabad…

Peoples Dispatch (2022-05-04). ALBA Movements vow to strengthen work against capitalism and imperialism. peoplesdispatch.org 260 delegates from 23 countries participated in the 3rd Continental Assembly of the ALBA Movements in Buenos Aires and addressed the platforms 6 key principles of work and unity.

Peoples Dispatch (2022-05-04). Turkey is aiming to repatriate over one million Syrian refugees, claims Erdogan. peoplesdispatch.org Nearly four million Syrian refugees in Turkey are facing increased xenophobia with most of the opposition blaming them for the current economic problems and demanding their repatriation…

Sandipan Talukdar (2022-05-04). 2 Omicron subvariants can escape immunity from previous infection, vaccines. peoplesdispatch.org With the mutations of SARS-CoV-2 continuing, the Omicron variant's sub-lineages like BA.1, BA.2, BA.3, BA.4, BA.5, BA.11, etc. The BA.4 and the BA.5 have emerged. These subvariants are of particular concern with the World Health Organization A May 1 study published in the pre-print server

Peoples Dispatch (2022-05-04). "It's time for Our America": ALBA Movements Assembly concludes in Argentina. peoplesdispatch.org The III Continental Assembly of ALBA Movements held in Argentina from April 27-30 concluded with a panel highlighting proposals and initiatives of people's movements to transform the world.

Johanna Kichton (2022-05-04). Global Vaccine Justice Activists Celebrate Multi-Day Occupation at Moderna HQ. peoplesaction.org Nearly 500 Activists Demanded Moderna Share Lifesaving Vaccine Technology with Global South Countries and Reclaimed 'Technology Square' Contact: Johanna Kichton, press@peoplesaction.org, 202.660.0605 CAMBRIDGE, MA—A massive coalition of progressive public health advocates, global justice activists, and faith leaders celebrated a multi-day camp-out at Moderna's headquarters last week. Across the three-day action, 500 demonstrators from across the …

Peter Certo (2022-05-04). In OtherWords: May 4, 2022. otherwords.org This week, a leaked draft opinion confirmed that the Supreme Court's right-wing members are ready to overturn Roe v. Wade — and with it, half a century of previously settled law. | This will be an extremely damaging ruling,

Olivia Alperstein (2022-05-04). Nothing Is More Personal Than the Right to Control Your Own Body. otherwords.org The personal, as they say, is political. And there's nothing more personal than the right to control your own body. | So as a human with reproductive organs, the leaked draft of a Supreme Court opinion overruling Roe v. Wade — and the constitutional right to abortion — is obviously personal to me. But it's personal for another reason, too. | I come from a line of pro-choice advocates. My late grandmother, Eileen Alperstein, was on the board of a Planned Parenthood chapter. She fought to get an ad placed in The New York Times to shine a light on the issue, well before Roe v. Wade was settled. | She mar…

Jim Hightower (2022-05-04). What's Behind Inflation? Greedy Corporate Executives. otherwords.org Today, CEOs of big corporations are playing the tricky "Inflation Blame Game." | Publicly, they moan that the pandemic is slamming their poor corporations with factory shutdowns, supply chain delays, wage hikes, and other increased costs. But inside their board rooms, executives are high fiving each other and pocketing bonuses. | What's going on? | The trick is that these giants are in non-competitive markets operating as monopolies, so they can set prices, mug you and me, and scamper away with record profits. In 2019 for example, before the pandemic, corporate behemoths hauled in roughly a trillion dollars in pr…

Sa'iyda Shabazz (2022-05-04). With the Stroke of a Pen, Biden Could Set Millions of Americans Free. otherwords.org President Biden campaigned on a promise to help relieve student debt. Now, after over a year of punting on the issue, he says Student loan forgiveness would be a game changer for so many people, myself included. | My student debt is a dark cloud that hangs over my head. It's not that I don't want to repay my student loans — it's that I simply don't know how to do that and survive. It feels impossible to do both. | There are millions of Americans who feel the s…

Sarah Gertler (2022-05-04). Liberation Is Jewish History. Let's Make It Our Future, Too. otherwords.org Thousands of years of history is a lot to capture in one Jewish American Heritage Month, which is celebrated in May. But an old joke admirably condenses it into one sentence: "They tried to kill us, we survived, let's eat." | Passover is a perfect example of this sequence. | Always a favorite of mine, this spring holiday passed a few weeks ago. Across the country, Jewish families gathered to commemorate the story of the Jews' escape from slavery in Egypt with beautiful food and well-worn prayers and songs. Chanting rapid-fire rounds of "Chad Gadya" with my family never gets old. | It's full of resilience and joy…

Monica Grover (2022-05-04). For Second-Generation Immigrants, the American Dream Can Be a Nightmare. otherwords.org As I take the care — and debts — of my elderly immigrant parents, I wonder how I'll ever achieve my own success. Here's what we can do about it.

Staff (2022-05-04). Venezuela-Iran Relations: President Maduro Holds Meeting with Iran's Oil Minister Javad Owji. orinocotribune.com Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro held a meeting with the Minister of Petroleum of Iran, Javad Owji, to discuss strategic agreements between Venezuela and Iran. | #EnVivo | Presidente — Prensa Presidencial (@PresidencialVen)

José Manuel Blanco Diaz (2022-05-04). Washington Will Not Invite Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela to Summit of the Americas. orinocotribune.com Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela will be excluded from participation at the Summit of the Americas, said Brian Nichols, assistant secretary for Western Hemisphere Affairs of the US State Department. | During an interview with the Colombian television channel NTN24, Nichols confirmed the complaint that the Cuban government had recently expressed about its exclusion from the Summit of the Americas. Nichols stated, "Cuba, Nicaragua and the Maduro regime do not respect the Democratic Charter of the Americas and therefore I do not expect their presence." | The Summit of the Americas is scheduled to be held in Los Angeles…

Staff (2022-05-04). Interior Minister of Venezuela: Civic-Military Union Defeated Operation Gideon. orinocotribune.com On Tuesday, May 3, the two year anniversary of Operation Negro Primero, which defeated the coup and assassination attempt Operation Gideon, was commemorated in La Guaira state, Venezuela. A ceremony was held in La Guaira, attended by the first vice president of the United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV), Diosdado Cabello, as well as local civil and military authorities and members of the PSUV National Directorate. | During the ceremony, Cabello said, "This Revolution will live as long as we remain united in our struggles. Unity is the greatest guarantee of victories." | La estrategia Bolivariana al mando del…

Staff (2022-05-04). US No Longer Refers to Guaidó as Interim President. orinocotribune.com Caracas, May 3, 2022 (

José Manuel Blanco Diaz (2022-05-04). 2022 Forecast for Venezuela's Economy. orinocotribune.com The growth in the Venezuelan economy is confirmed by studies that are constantly carried out by various multilateral organizations. Positive forecasts coincide when experts analyze Venezuela's performance for the year 2022 . | As can be seen in various publications in the media and on social networks, everything points to the continued growth of the productive economic apparatus in the months to come. While the figures differ in some cases, they agree on the conclusion that economic indicators are positive, following the nation's exit from hyperinflation. | GDP growth estimates vary from 1.5%—according to t…

Editor2 (2022-05-04). People Worldwide Mark Quds Day in Solidarity with Palestinians. orinocotribune.com Millions of people have taken to the streets for Quds Day rallies around the world to show solidarity with the Palestinians and condemn Israeli atrocities against them. | In Iran, demonstrations started at 10 a.m. local time (0530 GMT) in Tehran and some 900 others cities and towns across the country. | People taking part in the rallies seek to communicate to the world the deplorable conditions inflicted by Israel upon the Palestinians and press the Israeli regime to respect their rights. | They are also using the opportunity to highlight Israel's decades-long occupation of Palestine and the regime's atrocities a…

Isheka N. Harrison (2022-05-04). Sports Anchor Sage Steele Launches Legal Attack On ESPN: They Have No Right To Bench Me Over Free Speech As Private Citizen. moguldom.com Veteran ESPN sports anchor Sage Steele is suing her employer and its parent company, Walt Disney Co., for allegedly benching her in retaliation after she criticized the company's covid-19 vaccine mandate and former President Barack Obama's decision to identify as Black. It's a "very unusual" move "just in general" for a current employee to sue …

Ann Brown (2022-05-04). Liberal Writer On Flip Of Roe v. Wade: How Would White Supremacist Lawmakers Feel If Black Men Raped Their Daughters? moguldom.com When feminist writer Amanda Duarte took to Twitter to complain about the Supreme Court's flip flop on Roe v. Wade, she was accused of sending out a racist tweet. A leaked draft of a Supreme Court opinion obtained by Politico confirmed that the highest court is poised to strike down the landmark Roe v. Wade abortion rights …

Ann Brown (2022-05-04). Private Equity Investors Bet $100M On Kevin Hart Media Company: 3 Things To Know. moguldom.com Actor, comedian and entertainment mogul Kevin Hart has launched a new Hollywood production company called Hartbeat with the help of a $100 million investment from private equity firm Abry Partners. Abry invests in media, communication, and information ventures. With Hart's latest business move investment, Abry now holds a minority stake of 15 percent stake in …

Isheka N. Harrison (2022-05-04). The Emerging Science Of Long Covid: Many Never Had Symptoms Or Minor Ones But Now Have Long Covid. moguldom.com Up to 30 percent of people who tested positive for the coronavirus have developed long covid, and some who had no symptoms initially are now battling with long-term effects of the virus. Officially known as post-acute sequelae of covid -19 (PASC), long covid is a condition in patients who've tested positive for the coronavirus for …

Kevin Mwanza (2022-05-04). Russian State TV Tells Country On Nukes: We Will All Die Someday. moguldom.com Russian state TV hosted a panel to discuss the possibility of World War III erupting and becoming a nuclear war in what appears to be part of an orchestrated media campaign. A government spokesperson on the panel sought to console viewers by saying nukes would be OK because "we're all going to die someday". There …

_____ (2022-05-04). For Just How Long Can You Poke Russia with a Stick? journal-neo.org "It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen." — George Orwell For those of you in tune, it must seem obvious that the liberal world order now has the power to change the number of hours in a day. Those of us who have sought to moderate the worldview …

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2022-05-04). The "Killer Vaccine" Worldwide. 7.9 Billion People. globalresearch.ca The stated objective is to enforce the Worldwide vaccination of 7.9 billion people in more than 190 countries, to be followed by the imposition of a digitized "vaccine passport". The evidence of mortality and morbidity resulting from the vaccine is overwhelming. Needless to say this is a multi-billion dollar operation for Big Pharma.

Staff (2022-05-04). Russia to boycott UNSC meeting with EU committee. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 04 (MNA) — In a rare move, Russia will boycott a UN Security Council meeting with the EU's Political and Security Committee (PSC) on Wednesday (May 4), diplomats said.

Staff (2022-05-04). Behestan Castle in Zanjan province. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 04 (MNA) — Behestan castle is a historical castle located in Mahneshan County in Zanjan Province, Iran, near Behestan village and next to the Ghezel Ozan River.

Staff (2022-05-04). Russia sanctions 63 Japanese, including PM. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 04 (MNA) — Russia's foreign ministry on Wednesday announced sanctions against 63 Japanese officials, journalists and professors for engaging in what it called "unacceptable rhetoric" against Moscow.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-05-04). UN Special Rapporteur's Iran visit may add to sanctions. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 04 (MNA) — One has to cast serious doubt on the real mission of the visit of Alena Douhan, UN's Special Rapporteur on unilateral coercive measures to Iran in May as she could gather information to facilitate anti-Iran sanctions.

Staff (2022-05-04). Flood in Afghanistan leaves almost 20 killed. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 04 (MNA) — 20 people were killed, more than 100 houses have been destroyed and dozens of livestock have also been lost in Afghanistan's recent floods.

Staff (2022-05-04). Iran's drone capabilities non-negotiable: MP. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 04 (MNA) — A senior Iranian lawmaker said that Iran's drone capability is part of Iran's defense power, adding that the drone capabilities are non-negotiable and is considered one of Iran's red lines.

Staff (2022-05-04). Pakistan committed to deepen, expand relations with Iran: PM. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 04 (MNA) — Prime Minister of Pakistan, Shahbaz Sharif told the Iranian President that his country is committed to deepening and expanding ties with Iran.

Staff (2022-05-04). Iran water share in Hemland critical to prevent dust storms. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 04 (MNA) — Special envoy of the Iranian President for Afghanistan Hassan Kazemi Ghomi said that supplying Iran's share of water in the Hirmand river is essential to prevent dust storms in southern Afghanistan.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-05-04). S. Korea inflation hits 13-yr high. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 03 (MNA) — South Korea's consumer inflation quickened far more than forecast and hit a more than 13-year high in April, boosting expectations in the bond market for more central bank interest rate rises this year.

Staff (2022-05-04). N. Korea fires ballistic missile toward East Sea: S. Korea. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 04 (MNA) — North Korea fired a ballistic missile toward the East Sea on Wednesday, South Korea's military said.

Staff (2022-05-04). Iran seeks using all capacities to expand ties with Venezuela. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 04 (MNA) — Referring to his visit to Venezuela and meeting with the President of Venezuela, Iran's Oil Minister Javad Owji emphasized the development of cooperation between Iran and Venezuela.

Staff (2022-05-04). Saudi spy drone shot down in Yemen's Hajjah. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 04 (MNA) — Spokesman for Yemeni Armed Forces Yahya Saree announced that they have managed to shoot down a Saudi armed spy drone over the Yemeni Hajjah province.

Staff (2022-05-04). Raeisi says Kuwait position on regional conspiracies logical. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 04 (MNA) — Iranian President in a phone talk with the Emir of Kuwait described Kuwait's positions on regional conspiracies as logical, emphasizing that Iran-Kuwait relations should return to their true capacity as two old friends.

Staff (2022-05-04). US should take action to redress Trump's illegal moves: FM. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 04 (MNA) — Iranian Foreign Minister told his Irish counterpart that currently, it is the US side that must take action to redress Trump's illegal moves by adopting a realistic approach and moving toward a political initiative.

Staff (2022-05-04). Iran, Turkey stress expanding coop. in environment field. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 04 (MNA) — Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian, in a phone talk with his Turkish counterpart stressed the need for expanding cooperation between Iran and Turkey on protecting the environment and common water resources.

deweylaura (2022-05-04). Abortion rights: Here today, gone tomorrow (unless we act). cpusa.org Abortion is legal today. And likely even tomorrow. And next week. But when the Supreme Court publishes its decision to reverse Roe v. Wade, a decision apparently made in February but leaked on May 3 to Politico, women will no longer have the reproductive rights they fought so hard for. Let's be clear. Poor …

Adriaan Alsema (2022-05-04). Petro's kill plot claims confirm Colombia's failed security policy. colombiareports.com An alleged plot to kill the frontrunner in Colombia's election race highlighted the government's failing security policy to combat intensified paramilitary violence. Opposition Senator Gustavo Petro canceled his campaign rallies…

Adriaan Alsema (2022-05-04). Colombia claims organized protest equates to organized crime. colombiareports.com Colombia's prosecution has stepped up the criminalization of anti-government protests, claiming that protesters who organized must be tried as organized crime groups. The controversial argument was made by a prosecutor…

Matt Sedlar (2022-05-04). Most Price Increases from Inflation Have Gone to Corporate Profits. cepr.net In These Times | When the history of the 2020s is written, the current inflation panic could very well rival the "but her emails" canard surrounding Hillary Clinton in 2016: The impacts on U.S. politics have been profound, and decidedly negative from any progressive standpoint. | I have to admit that I previously understated the persistence of the price increases that started showing up last fall. As Yogi Berra is credited with saying, "Predict…

Karen Conner (2022-05-04). Preview: Unemployment Likely to Hit 50 Year Low. cepr.net We will likely see a further dip in the unemployment rate. A 0.2 percentage point drop would give us the lowest rate in more than 50 years.

____ (2022-05-04). Mongolia: Japan takes NATO Russia/China containment crusade to borders of both nations. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Japan and Mongolia are founding members of NATO's Partners Across the Globe. Mongolia, Kazakhstan and North Korea are the three nations bordering both Russia and China. ==== AKI PressMay 3, 2022 President of Mongolia receives Minister of Foreign Affairs of Japan President of Mongolia Ukhnaa Khurelsukh received Minister of Foreign Affairs of Japan Yoshimasa Hayashi, …

Fight Back (2022-05-04). West Michigan unions and immigrants rally for May 1, International Workers Day. fightbacknews.org Grand Rapids, MI – West Michigan labor unions, politicians and socialist groups rallied and marched for International Workers Day on May 1 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. More than 70 union members and Asian-American, Chicano/Mexicano, and Black community activists and politicians gathered. The local unions also expressed solidarity for immigrant rights and justice for Patrick Lyoya, the young African man executed by Grand Rapids police officer Christopher Schurr. | "Solidarity and the need to organize and win power for workers has to be the focus of unions in the aftermath of the COVID pandemic. Work is being redefi…

Fight Back (2022-05-04). New Orleans marchers call for worker and immigrant rights on May Day. fightbacknews.org New Orleans, LA — Community members gathered with activist and immigrant rights organizations at the Benito Juarez monument in New Orleans on May 1, to celebrate International Workers Day. | Speakers from Union Migrante, an immigrant workers' organization, recounted their experiences of discrimination and unequal access to essential public services. They called for solidarity in the spirit of May Day to win full equality for immigrants in the city, regardless of immigration status. | The demonstrators marched to City Hall, taking the street and chanting slogans in Spanish and English, including "Oye! Es…

Staff (2022-05-04). Cuba reporta 93 nuevos casos de COVID-19 y ningún fallecido. cubadebate.cu Al cierre de este martes 3 de mayo, Cuba reportó 93 nuevos casos de COVID-19, ningún fallecido y 210 altas médicas. Actualmente hay 635 casos activos, informó el Minsap en su parte diario.

Staff (2022-05-04). Comenzó en Guantánamo Seminario Internacional de Paz y contra las Bases Militares Extranjeras. cubadebate.cu El VII Seminario Internacional de Paz y por la Abolición de las Bases Militares Extranjeras, inició hoy en la ciudad de Guantánamo, con la participación de integrantes de organizaciones de paz y solidaridad, así como personalidades antibelicistas.

Staff (2022-05-04). Jornadas contra la Homofobia y la Transfobia respaldan derechos para todas las familias. cubadebate.cu Las XV Jornadas cubanas contra la homofobia y la transfobia que desarrolla el Centro Nacional de Educación Sexual respaldan en esta ocasión el proyecto del nuevo Código de las Familias, que promueve el respeto y la dignidad de la pluralidad familiar. Bajo el lema "Todos los derechos para todas las familias", se extienden desde el 4 al 21 de mayo.

Staff (2022-05-04). Consideran "inexplicable" en la ONU demora en visados a corresponsales de Prensa Latina. cubadebate.cu La presidenta de la Asociación de Corresponsales de Naciones Unidas (UNCA, por sus siglas en inglés), Valeria Robecco, declaró que le sorprende la "inexplicable demora" de las autoridades de Estados Unidos en la entrega de visas a periodistas de Prensa Latina acreditados ante la ONU, quienes llevan más de dos años de espera sin recibir respuesta.

Staff (2022-05-04). Servicios Médicos Cubanos y Grupo Cubanacán firman acuerdo para promover turismo de salud. cubadebate.cu La empresa mercantil Comercializadora de Servicios Médicos Cubanos S.A (CSMC, S.A.) y el Grupo Cubanacán firmaron este miércoles un acuerdo que incluye diversos programas para promover el turismo de salud en la Isla. La firma tuvo lugar en el marco de FitCuba 2022 que se desarrolla hasta el 7 de mayo en Varadero.

Staff (2022-05-04). Cuba denuncia perjuicios en sector de las comunicaciones y la informática por bloqueo de EEUU. cubadebate.cu El bloqueo de Estados Unidos repercute con fuerza en el sector de las comunicaciones y la informática en Cuba y genera pérdidas millonarias, pese a lo cual el país sigue desplegando acciones y proyectos para avanzar en el proceso de informatización de la sociedad, afirmó la representación de la Isla ante Naciones Unidas.

Staff (2022-05-04). Jefa de la Comisión Europea pide veto del petróleo ruso y más cerco financiero en sexto paquete de sanciones contra Moscú. cubadebate.cu Al presentar el proyecto de nuevo paquete de sanciones contra Rusia, el sexto que implementaría la UE desde el inicio de la guerra en Ucrania, Ursula von der Leyen pidió prohibir las importaciones de petróleo ruso y sancionar al mayor banco y a televisoras importantes del país euroasiático.

Staff (2022-05-04). Sabor y Tradición: Sopa de maíz tierno, plátano a la vinagreta y mayonesa tropical. cubadebate.cu Les recomiendo Páginas bien condimentadas, de Adrina Loredo, compilado por Ana María Borroto Trujillo. Es una lectura amena y con mucha información. Hoy les propongo estas recetas que espero sean de su agrado: sopa de maíz tierno, plátano a la vinagreta, mayonesa tropical y pollo estofado.

Staff (2022-05-04). Hoy en la Mesa Redonda: Conversando con Ignacio Ramonet. mesaredonda.cubadebate.cu El reconocido intelectual español Ignacio Ramonet estará este miércoles en la Mesa Redonda para conversar sobre temas de actualidad política, social y comunicacional en el mundo.

Rachel Hu, Chris Garaffa (2022-05-04). CovertAction Bulletin Podcast: Julian Assange & the U.S. War on Whistleblowers. covertactionmagazine.com In this special episode of CovertAction Bulletin, we spend the entire hour with former CIA analyst and field agent John Kiriakou. Kiriakou became a whistleblower when he exposed the CIA's official torture program—and then became the only person jailed for it. | We discuss how the ongoing campaign against Julian Assange should inform us about how to view and support the work of other whistleblowers. While Assange remains in prison and under threat of extradition and trial in the U.S., the threat to journalists, publishers and activists continues to grow.

Sarah Haberlack (2022-05-04). Community challenges Green Line subway extension that threatens Somerville residents with displacement. liberationnews.org Working class residents around the new station are already facing displacement as their apartments are bought out by developers who hope to raise rents and attract wealthier tenants.

Huitzilopochtli Marron (2022-05-04). May Day: San Diego stands up against racism, classism, imperialism. liberationnews.org On May 1, San Diego workers and community members came out to Chicano Park in the Barrio Logan neighborhood to march the streets of downtown in celebration of May Day, the international workers holiday.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-04). Expert Alert: Mayo Clinic expert shares tips for good outcomes after hip, knee replacement surgery. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — Total hip and knee replacement surgeries are among the most commonly performed operations in the U.S., with an estimated 1 million of these procedures performed each year. Demand for these surgeries also has been rising globally. Patients can make lifestyle changes before surgery to improve their chances of successful outcomes, according to Matthew Abdel, M.D., a Mayo Clinic orthopedic surgeon who specializes in hip and knee replacement. However, patients also should be…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-04). Consumer Health: Recognizing symptoms of Parkinson's disease. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org April is Parkinson's Disease Awareness Month, which make this a good time to learn about the symptoms of Parkinson's disease. An estimated 1 million people in the U.S. and more than 10 million people worldwide are living with Parkinson's disease, according to the American Parkinson Disease Association. Parkinson's disease is a progressive nervous system disorder that affects movement. Parkinson's disease signs and symptoms can be different for everyone. Early signs may be mild and go unnoticed….

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-04). Mayo Clinic Minute: Improved treatments for head and neck cancer. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org April is Sexually Transmitted Infections Awareness Month. About 70% of cancers in the oropharynx, which includes the tonsils, soft palate and base of the tongue, are linked to the HPV virus, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. So it's important to talk to your health care team about the HPV vaccine, especially if you are 26 years old or younger. In addition to the importance of the HPV vaccine, you can lower…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-04). COVID-19 shines a spotlight on laboratory professionals' vital role in health care. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org National Medical Laboratory Professionals Week, April 24—30, honors and recognizes the dedication, innovation, and expertise that clinical lab professionals bring to patient care. Over the last two years, clinical laboratory professionals have shown extraordinary dedication in the fight against COVID-19. Their commitment and hard work during this difficult time has made a difference in the lives of people across the globe. "Throughout the pandemic, we have seen the power of teamwork in health care. And…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-04). Sharing Mayo Clinic: Gabriel Ryan wasn't supposed to live. Today, he is thriving. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Eric and Micayla Ryan were experienced parents. They had three children already and thought this ultrasound would be as routine as the ones that had come before. They knew what to expect. Or so they thought. But instead of reassurance, this ultrasound revealed a problem: cysts on the kidneys of the Goodhue, Minnesota, couple's fourth child. Their doctor arranged for the Ryans to meet with specialists at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, some 30 miles away,…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-04). Science Saturday: Regenerating damaged vocal cords. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Cells from amniotic membrane show potential of repairing vocal cord injuries that don't respond to standard care, Mayo Clinic discovered in preclinical research. The placental membrane provides a rich source of epithelial cells that could regenerate damaged tissue. Research by David Lott, M.D., a laryngeal surgeon in Arizona, found epithelial cells extracted after childbirth triggered healing in animals with vocal cord damage. Dr. Lott's paper is published in Stem Cell Research & Therapy. "We believe our study…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-04). Consumer Health: First vaccine to prevent malaria. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org World Malaria Day will be observed Monday, April 25, which makes this a good time to learn more about this potentially fatal disease and the first vaccine to prevent it. Malaria is caused by a single-celled parasite of the genus Plasmodium. The parasite is transmitted to humans most commonly through mosquito bites. The malaria parasites enter the bloodstream and travel to the liver. When the parasites mature, they leave the liver and infect red blood cells. Because the…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-04). Shining a light on environmental sustainability efforts across Mayo Clinic. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Buildings across Mayo Clinic will turn green on Friday, April 22, as Mayo Clinic visibly demonstrates its commitment to environmental sustainability. In honor of Earth Day, Mayo will light its buildings in green using energy-efficient LED lights. This includes the Plummer Building in Rochester, Mayo Clinic Hospital in Arizona, the sign to the main entrance at Mayo Clinic in Florida, and the Cancer Center at Mayo Clinic Health System in La Crosse. In keeping with…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-04). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: People, partnerships drive innovation in patient care. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org The Department of Medicine, which is the largest department at Mayo Clinic, is helping lead the transformation of health care. Important innovations include moving to digital and virtual care to meet patients where they are, and addressing health equity, all while keeping patients front and center. "Patients are our North Star," says Dr. Vijay Shah, chair of the Department of Medicine at Mayo Clinic. "We're all about patients all day, every day. So, all of…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-04). Mayo Clinic Minute: How a Southern diet is connected to chronic diseases. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Warmer weather brings more opportunities for picnics, barbecues and gatherings around food. But before you reach for a second helping, consider if what you're eating may be increasing your risk for chronic disease. In a traditional Southern diet — highlighted by fried foods, organ meats, processed meats, eggs and egg dishes, sugar-sweetened beverages, and bread — the prevalence of high blood pressure in the African American population is higher according to Dr. Ivan Porter II, a nephrologist at Mayo…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-04). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Polyps are possible culprits in colon cancer. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I'm 46 and had my first colonoscopy last month. The doctor said everything looked good, although he removed a few polyps. Can you explain what a colon polyp is and if should I be concerned? ANSWER: Although the guidelines have changed in recent years, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommends that people should be screened with a colonoscopy beginning at age 45, so congratulations for undergoing this important cancer screening. Colon cancer is…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-04). Consumer Health: Understanding Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease is a rare, degenerative, fatal brain disorder. It affects about 1 person in every 1 million per year worldwide, and about 350 cases are diagnosed per year in the U.S., according to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. The cause of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease appears to be abnormal versions of a type of protein called a prion. Normally these proteins are produced in the body and are harmless. But when they're misshapen,…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-04). Adopted boy thriving after liver transplant. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Serena and Jon Krejchi from Eau Claire, Wisconsin, knew they were in for a medical journey when they decided to adopt a toddler named Ary from India. At only 1 Ω years old, Ary Krejchi had liver disease among a host of other serious medical conditions that required immediate care. After a harrowing journey back to the U.S. amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the couple took their little boy straight to Mayo Clinic, where, thanks to his…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-04). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Transplant and people of color. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My wife is African American, and we just learned that she is going to need a kidney transplant. I heard that most of the people on the waitlist are people of color, and I'm wondering whether people from diverse racial or ethnic backgrounds end up having to wait longer for a transplant? ANSWER: It is true that most people on the waitlist for a lifesaving organ are people of color. Of the more than…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-04). Mayo Clinic invests in laboratory expansion to enhance patient care. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — To support the ongoing investment in patient care, Mayo Clinic is investing in a major laboratory expansion project at Mayo Clinic in Rochester. The expansion includes a $49 million investment in the laboratory. Construction for the project has started and will continue through 2025. The expansion project will increase laboratory space at Mayo Clinic's Superior Drive Support Center in Rochester. The new laboratory space will house several clinical laboratories that reside in…

Morning Star (2022-05-04). German unions begin rolling strikes against money for arms. peoplesworld.org GERMAN social services and education workers began rolling strikes on Monday ahead of a new round of pay negotiations on May 16, warning the government not to spend money on arms that should go to raise wages and address climate change. Hundreds of striking social workers paraded through the streets in what the Ver.di general …

Kungu Al-Mahadi Adam (2022-05-04). Ian Rumanyika appointed to head Uganda Baati's External and Corporate Affairs. plusnews.ug Public Relations guru, Ian Rumanyika has been appointed as the new Head of External and Corporate Affairs at Uganda Baati Limited. Rumanyika joins Uganda Baati with over 12 years of experience in the communications industry. He is an award-winning PR practitioner, ranked among the top PR and Marketing practitioners in Uganda, Top 40 Under 40 …

teleSUR, hvh, JCM (2022-05-04). Rusia está dispuesta a dialogar con el Papa Francisco. telesurtv.net El representante de Moscú en el Vaticano afirmó que resulta siempre relevante para Rusia un diálogo con el Papa.

teleSUR, JDO (2022-05-04). Alertan sobre caos mediático previo a legislativas en Líbano. telesurtv.net Advierten sobre las consecuencias del sectarismo y el discurso de odio presente en las campañas electorales.

teleSUR, DRL (2022-05-04). SICA y Caricom analizan desafíos comunes en etapa pospandémica. telesurtv.net Los países pequeños de la región reclamaron protección para los de menos recursos, como regla los más vulnerables.

teleSUR, JCM (2022-05-04). Hungría rechaza plan de sanciones de la UE contra petróleo ruso. telesurtv.net El Kremlin comentó que observa el proceso de preparación del sexto paquete de sanciones de la UE contra Rusia, calculando una variedad de escenarios.

teleSUR, hvh, JCM (2022-05-04). Honduras rechaza postura de EE.UU respecto a reforma eléctrica. telesurtv.net El canciller centroamericano señaló que la reforma "combate una situación heredada de corrupción y pobreza".

teleSUR, JDO (2022-05-04). Reportan lanzamiento de misil balístico de Corea del Norte. telesurtv.net Mandos militares japoneses estiman que se trata de un misil balístico intercontinental Hwasong-15.

teleSUR, DRL (2022-05-04). Policía mexicana rescata a 310 migrantes ocultos en un camión. telesurtv.net México interceptó a más de 252.000 migrantes indocumentados en 2021 y deportó a más de 100.000 en el mismo período.

teleSUR, JCM (2022-05-04). Rusia impone sanciones a primer ministro de Japón, entre otros. telesurtv.net La lista incluye al primer ministro japonés, Fumio Kishida, al ministro de Relaciones Exteriores, Yoshimasa Hayashi, y al ministro de Defensa, Nobuo Kishi.

teleSUR, yart, JGN (2022-05-04). Dominicanos exigen justicia por joven muerto en custodia policial. telesurtv.net David de los Santos fue detenido por las fuerzas del orden tras un presunto altercado en el centro comercial Ágora Mall.

teleSUR, JCM, JGN (2022-05-04). Paraguay: 68 años de la trilogía corrupta de Alfredo Stroessner. telesurtv.net Alfredo Stroessner, dictador militar paraguayo que junto a otras administraciones del momento como Brasil, Chile, Uruguay y Argentina, apoyó la ejecución de la Operación Cóndor en la región latinoamericana.

teleSUR, HR, JGN (2022-05-04). Carupanazo 1962: sublevación antiimperialista en Venezuela. telesurtv.net El frustrado movimiento militar constituyó la simiente de corrientes patrióticas y antiimperialistas, que eclosionarían 30 años después, el 4 de febrero de 1992.

teleSUR, yart, JGN (2022-05-04). Rusia destruye subestaciones de tracción ferroviaria en Donbas. telesurtv.net Las unidades de defensa aérea destruyeron nueve drones ucranianos, incluido el drone de ataque Bayraktar.

teleSUR, yart, JGN (2022-05-04). México y EE.UU. evalúan subida de los precios de los alimentos. telesurtv.net La reunión se celebra a dos días de que López Obrador y Ebrard comiencen una gira por Centroamérica y el Caribe.

teleSUR, yart, JGN (2022-05-04). Denuncian que ministro de Defensa colombiano eludió citatorio del Senado. telesurtv.net Previamente, los representantes de la Cámara del Congreso solicitaron la renuncia del ministro.

teleSUR, JGN (2022-05-04). Venezuela recuerda triunfo sobre fallido intento de invasión. telesurtv.net El primer vicepresidente del Partido Socialista Unido de Venezuela (PSUV), Diosdado Cabello, afirmó que la revolución bolivariana "tendrá larga vida, si nos mantenemos unidos".

teleSUR, yart, JGN (2022-05-04). ONU denuncia asesinato de 19 periodistas haitianos. telesurtv.net Los crímenes contra los periodistas haitianos permanecen en la impunidad, ante la falta de respuesta de las autoridades.

teleSUR, lvm, JGN (2022-05-04). Revelan que el 50.7% de las mujeres hondureñas ha sufrido violencia. telesurtv.net A partir de 220 entrevistas a mujeres, dicha investigación constató que el 42.1 por ciento de las mujeres y niñas ha sido víctima de abuso o violencia sexual.

teleSUR- jaa, JL (2022-05-04). Mineros exigen a Gobierno solucionar paro en planta peruana. telesurtv.net Al menos 9.000 trabajadores se reunieron en Lima, capital de Perú.

teleSUR, lvm -HIM (2022-05-04). Educadores ecuatorianos inician huelga de hambre por sus derechos. telesurtv.net La UNE inició la huelga junto a 14 profesores, estudiantes, madres y padres de familias en Quito.

teleSUR-mcs, JL (2022-05-04). Cámara chilena aprueba adhesión al Acuerdo de Escazú. telesurtv.net La iniciativa establece un acuerdo regional sobre el acceso a la información, la participación pública y el acceso a la justicia en asuntos ambientales en América Latina y el Caribe…

teleSUR, lvm, JL (2022-05-04). Detienen a sospechoso de violar a una niña en Quito, Ecuador. telesurtv.net Según el informe Aampetra sobre abuso a menores en centros educativos en Ecuador, entre 2014 y 2017 se registraron en el Ministerio de Educación 882 denuncias.

teleSUR-mcs -HIM (2022-05-04). Italia registra 153 fallecidos por Covid-19 en repunte pandémico. telesurtv.net De acuerdo con las autoridades sanitarias, el país europeo reporta 62.071 casos confirmados por la enfermedad.

teleSUR- jaa -HIM (2022-05-04). Pdte. de Argentina afirma que reforzará seguridad en Rosario. telesurtv.net El presidente Fernández enviará 300 gendarmes más para combatir la inseguridad en la ciudad santafesina.

Minnie Bruce Pratt (2022-05-04). May Day 2022: The power is in our hands. workers.org May Day 2022 marked a year when worker organizing crested in historic resurgence in the U.S. Mass outrage against racism, embodied in earlier enormous Black Lives Matter protests, flowed into red-hot anger at the bosses' exploitation of workers' heroic frontline efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic. The result? Workers walked off . . . |

A Guest Author (2022-05-04). Abolish SCOTUS not Roe v. Wade! workers.org By Joanna Straugh The Supreme Court of the United States has the votes to overturn Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 case legalizing abortion in the United States. This was revealed in a draft opinion by Justice Samuel Alito that came to press without the Court's permission. The historically unprecedented . . . |

A Guest Author (2022-05-04). Mensaje del Primero de Mayo/Trabajadores y oprimidos del mundo, °unídos! workers.org Los anunciantes corporativos cambian sus eslóganes regularmente. øCuántos de nosotros recordamos "Busca los arcos dorados"? Podemos datarnos por lo que recordamos. Trabajadores de Starbucks realizan un paro por la seguridad, Ithaca, Nueva York, 16 de abril. Pero es una historia diferente con los eslóganes de la clase trabajadora. "Un perjuicio . . . |

Judy Greenspan (2022-05-04). Workers and community power shuts down Oakland. workers.org Oakland, California Despite threats of retaliation from officials in the Oakland Unified School District and the Port of Oakland, teachers and longshore workers went out on strike on April 29. They shut down public schools and the port for the entire day to protest school closures and the pending sale . . . |

____ (2022-05-04). The Met Gala and the hubris of wealth. wsws.org On the first Monday in May each year a spectacle of excess is staged in the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City — the Met Gala. The red carpet rolls out for the billionaires and their hangers-on, the politicians and parasites, and the celebrities competing in what is known as the Oscars of fashion.

____ (2022-05-04). Mobilize the working class to oppose the attack on abortion rights! wsws.org The draft opinion of the Supreme Court to overturn Roe v. Wade is an illegitimate, anti-democratic and unconstitutional assault on the democratic rights of the entire population.

____ (2022-05-04). CNH Industrial beats first quarter earnings estimates while threatening to break US strike. wsws.org While touting the company's strong financial results Tuesday's earnings call, CNH's CEO adopted a harsh and arrogant tone towards the strike launched by workers Monday.

____ (2022-05-04). Australian central bank interest rate rise targets wages, as it hits home buyers. wsws.org In the midst of the federal election, the Coalition government and Labor opposition, while pointing fingers at each other over the interest rate rise, are both committed to imposing the burden of global economic crisis on working people.

____ (2022-05-04). Sri Lankan SEP discusses socialist program with Colombo protesters on May Day. wsws.org "Although I do not have much political knowledge, I feel that we will face the same problems with any government that will come to power through the parliamentary system," a carpenter explained.

____ (2022-05-04). Amazon Labor Union rejected in vote at second warehouse, following its embrace of AFL-CIO and Democratic Party. wsws.org The attempt to use the ALU as cover for the bureaucracy and the Democrats appears to have backfired spectacularly. Instead, the exact opposite happened: the ALU managed to discredit itself within a few short weeks by its association with these layers.

____ (2022-05-04). Hellish conditions drive sailors stationed on USS George Washington to suicide. wsws.org Seeking to contain seething outrage and dismal morale among sailors and their families, the Navy is relocating hundreds of sailors off the currently dry-docked aircraft carrier.

____ (2022-05-04). New Zealand experiences deadliest month of the COVID pandemic. wsws.org As COVID-19 continues to spread rapidly, overwhelming hospitals and killing more than 350 people last month, experts are calling for stronger public health measures.

____ (2022-05-04). New Zealand, Japan prime ministers sign security pact. wsws.org The preparations for intelligence sharing are particularly significant as Japan is seeking entry into the top-level, US-led "Five Eyes" spy network, in which New Zealand is a partner along with Britain, Canada and Australia.

____ (2022-05-04). Charges filed against Philadelphia police officer for execution-style killing of unarmed 12-year-old. wsws.org The decision to file charges against Edsaul Mendoza comes amid a growing wave of protests against police killings throughout the United States.

____ (2022-05-04). Immigrant deaths and injuries surging along US-Mexico border wall. wsws.org Trump's border wall and the extension of his policies under President Biden, including Title 42, have created a "recipe for disaster" in the region.

____ (2022-05-04). Quebec Court of Appeal covers up violent activities of far-right. wsws.org Although the Quebec Court of Appeal overturned the acquittal of the notorious neo-Nazi Raphaà´l Lévesque for a 2018 assault, it did so on narrow legal grounds, trivializing and covering up the increasingly violent activities of the far-right in Quebec and across Canada.

Staff (2022-05-04). El tiempo: Chubascos y tormentas eléctricas en gran parte del país. cubadebate.cu 🌦Amanecerá parcialmente nublado en zonas de la costa norte central, con poca nubosidad en el resto del país. Desde el final de la mañana estará parcialmente nublado y se nublará gradualmente a partir del mediodía en gran parte del país, con chubascos y tormentas eléctricas, que serán numerosos en la región central y pueden ser fuertes en algunas localidades.

Staff (2022-05-04). Sonrisas detrás del nasobuco, pero "sin cantar" victoria. cubadebate.cu Al cierre de esta nota periodística, cayendo la tarde del martes 3 de mayo, los partes informativos de los territorios insinuaban que este miércoles Cuba podría amanecer con menos de cien nuevos diagnósticos de COVID-19; había que esperar hasta las 12: 00 de la noche, cuando el MINSAP sella el reporte, que es el que tiene la última palabra.

Staff (2022-05-04). Aerolínea World2fly tiene agencia en Santa Clara. cubadebate.cu La aerolínea World2fly ya cuenta con su agencia de pasajes desde y hacia España en el boulevard de Santa Clara, exactamente en la calle Independencia No. 57, entre Villuendas y Juan Bruno Zayas. La venta de boletos, en lo que constituye la primera oficina de la compañía aérea fuera de la capital cubana, quedó establecida a partir de este martes 3 de mayo.

Staff (2022-05-04). Con Filo: Suicidas (+ Video). cubadebate.cu La contrarrevolución destaca por sus "suicidas morales", esos que echan por la borda cualquier prestigio o credibilidad que pudieran haber tenido. De ellos se habló este martes en el programa Con Filo.

Staff (2022-05-04). Comienza en Cuba encuesta nacional de ocupación para analizar características del empleo. cubadebate.cu Más de 60 000 viviendas participarán en Cuba desde este martes y hasta el próximo 30 de junio en la Encuesta Nacional de Ocupación, que permitirá el análisis de la características del empleo y el posterior desarrollo de políticas públicas. El ejercicio lo lidera la ONEI de forma anual desde la década de los años 80 del pasado siglo.

Staff (2022-05-04). Noam Chomsky sobre Julian Assange: Cometió un pecado capital al develar crímenes de los Estados Unidos. cubadebate.cu En una reciente entrevista, realizada por su fiel colaborador, C. J. Polychroniou, Noam Chomsky, una de las más destacadas personalidades académicas vivas, comparte su opinión sobre el caso de Julian Assange y lo que revela sobre los principios democráticos estadounidenses su ya casi segura extradición a los Estados Unidos, por haber cometido el "delito" de divulgar información pública sobre las guerras de Afganistán e Irak. Cubadebate reproduce este fragmento…

Staff (2022-05-04). La cultura francesa en Cuba durante todo mayo. cubadebate.cu La cultura francesa en todo su esplendor llegará nuevamente a Cuba del 3 al 26 de mayo, como parte de una festividad que cuenta con un prestigio consolidado en una isla donde la cultura brilla en cada espacio. En el Mes de la Cultura Francesa artistas de ese país europeo visitarán la mayor de las Antillas y colaborarán con creadores del patio.

Staff (2022-05-04). Las 3 del día: FITCuba 2022, Romerías de Mayo y las noticias de hoy (+ Podcast). cubadebate.cu En esta emisión estaremos comentando sobre dos importantes eventos que se desarrollan esta semana en el país: la Feria Internacional del Turismo, FITCuba 2022, y las Romerías de Mayo. En Varadero y en Holguín se encuentra equipos de prensa de Cubadebate para dar cobertura periodística a estas celebraciones.

Staff (2022-05-04). Llega a México delegación cubana para Campeonato Panamericano de Luchas 2022. cubadebate.cu Una delegación de Cuba arribó este martes a Acapulco, México, donde desde este miércoles comenzarán las actividades oficiales del Campeonato Panamericano de Luchas 2022. Los integrantes de la delegación viven sus primeras sesiones de preparación y debutarán el jueves 5 de mayo en el estilo grecorromano.

Anonymous103 (2022-05-03). Biden's Dangerous New Ukraine Endgame: No Endgame — Foreign Policy. southfront.org U.S. President Joe Biden meets with Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Mark Milley, members of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and combatant commanders at the White House in Washington on April 20. WIN MCNAMEE/GETTY IMAGES | From SF: The SouthFront team was surprised and at the same time we were encouraged by the fact that the world's leading outlet specialized on international relations, such as Foreign Policy, finally allowed itself to describe a rather obvious…

_____ (2022-05-03). These Countries Are Willing To Risk US Ire Over Russia-Ukraine. popularresistance.org Americans are fervently cheering for Ukraine in a war that many believe is a decisive struggle for human freedom. The intensity of our infatuation makes it easy to assume that everyone in the world shares it. They don't. | The impassioned American reaction is matched only in Europe, Canada, and the handful of U.S. allies in East Asia. For many people in the rest of the world, the Russia-Ukraine conflict is just another pointless Western war in which they have no stake. | The two biggest countries in Latin America, Mexico and Brazil, have refused to impose sanctions on Russia or to curtail trade. South Africa, the…

_____ (2022-05-03). On Venezuela, Only Hawkish 'Dissent' Allowed. popularresistance.org Another NATO war means a media establishment in a propaganda frenzy once again. Corporate media outlets have cheered Washington for throwing fuel to the fire in Ukraine, with some demanding that the administration escalate yet more. Be it through their choice of pundits, or their own reporters haranguing White House officials for not sending enough weaponry, one thing is clear enough: Elite media will only criticize official foreign policy for not being hawkish enough. | When it comes to Venezuela, corporate journalists have historically had little to criticize, given Washington's "maximum pressure" regime-change…

Newsclick (2022-05-03). Mapping Faultlines: Has Russia Won This Round in the Energy War? peoplesdispatch.org In this episode of Mapping Faultlines, NewsClick's Prabir Purkayastha talks about the face-off over energy in the Ukraine war. He explains the implications of Russia's decision to stop supplies of natural gas to Poland and Bulgaria…

_____ (2022-05-03). Japan is Suffering due to its Own Sanctions and its Ukraine Policy. journal-neo.org Tokyo is experiencing more and more problems as a result of its reckless adherence to Washington's Russophobic dictates. And as Tokyo continues to adopt new anti-Russian sanctions these problems are rapidly getting more and more serious. For example, Japan has already announced a number of sanctions packages against Russia as a result of the Ukraine …

____ (2022-05-03). Wounded Ukrainian soldiers to be treated in Israeli hospitals. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Interfax-UkraineMay 3, 2022 Israel will receive for treatment part of the Ukrainian servicemen who were wounded as a result of the Russian aggression, — The Embassy The issue of organizing treatment in Israeli hospitals of Ukrainian servicemen wounded by Russian armed aggression was the subject of a meeting between Ukrainian Ambassador to Israel Yevhen Korniychuk …

____ (2022-05-03). Battle for ASEAN: Japan, Thailand sign military pact contra Russia, China. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Nikkei AsiaMay 2, 2022 Japan PM touts unity on Ukraine in Southeast Asia tour Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida on Monday held the last in a string of Southeast Asian summits aimed at helping to shape the international narrative on the conflict in Ukraine. Tokyo hopes that the top-level diplomatic drive will move the needle …

Hendrik Sybrandy (2022-05-03). Colorado nonprofit sends water filters to Ukraine. america.cgtn.com It's a daily necessity and it can also be a weapon of war. Water is playing a key role in the current conflict in Ukraine. According to the UN agency UNICEF, more than six million Ukrainians now have limited or no access to safe drinking …

Contributing Writers (2022-05-03). She's exposing the TRUTH in Ukraine and they don't like it | Redacted Conversation with Eva Bartlett. marktaliano.net READ MORE: They're trying to hide the Nazi truth in Ukraine/Redacted with Natali and Clayton — Mark Taliano Photos From Syria Show White Helmets And Nusra/Qaeda Are The Same Organization (activistpost.com) White Helmets Archives — Mark Taliano Ukraine Hunts Down "Traitors Helping Russia" — CovertAction Magazine…

The Socialist Program (2022-05-03). Ukraine: The Danger of a Wider War. liberationnews.org With hardly any debate, Congress is ready to approve sending $20 billion of weapons to Ukraine on top of $13 billion in additional financial support for the government — a point driven home by Nancy Pelosi's surprise trip to Kiev.

____ (2022-05-03). UK's Boris Johnson hails Ukraine's "finest hour" and pledges more military equipment. wsws.org The UK continues to position itself as the leading voice in Europe for an escalation of the NATO-Russia war over Ukraine, in order to curry favour with the United States.

Amy Goodman (2022-05-03). Russian and US Escalations Raise Risk of Direct Military Clash in Ukraine. truthout.org As President Biden seeks $33 billion more for Ukraine, we look at the dangers of U.S. military escalation with Medea Benjamin of CodePink and George Beebe of the Quincy Institute. He is the former head of Russia analysis at the CIA and a former adviser to Vice President Dick Cheney. The massive spending in Ukraine that outweighs public funding to combat the coronavirus pandemic shows that "there are very few things that the Biden administration thinks are more important right now than defeating Russia, and I don't think that accords, actually, with the priorities of the American people," says Beebe. "To support t…

Anonymous103 (2022-05-03). "New Russian Liberation Army" In Ukraine And War Crimes Of Kiev's Soldiers (Video). southfront.org

Anonymous587 (2022-05-03). War In Ukraine Day 69: Steady Offensive Of Allied Troops (Photos, Videos). southfront.org Russian troops in Ukraine | On May 3, 2022, the situation in Ukraine did not change significantly. However, there are noticeable successes in the advance of Russian and LDPR military forces in some areas. | Northern direction: | The Russian Armed Forces conducted retaliatory strikes against Ukrainian military facilities in the Sumy region. These actions were revenge for the sabotage attacks in late April and early May. | In the Kharkiv direction, an…

____ (2022-05-03). Biden administration sets up Disinformation Governance Board ahead of 2022 elections. wsws.org The Department of Homeland Security has announced the creation of a secretive Disinformation Governance Board as part of the US imperialist effort to control the anti-Russian narrative of the war in Ukraine during the 2022 elections.

____ (2022-05-03). United Steelworkers solicits aid for fascist-linked "union" in Ukraine. wsws.org In an appeal on the official USW website, the union calls for support to Trade Union of the Metalworkers and Miners of Ukraine, an organization with ties to the far right and fascists.

____ (2022-05-03). Over 100 people evacuated from Mariupol. ecns.cn Both the Russian and Ukrainian militaries say more than 100 people were evacuated from the besieged city of Mariupol in Ukraine but differ on the exact number and other details.

____ (2022-05-03). Putin, Zelensky both invited to G20: Indonesian president. ecns.cn The G20, he said, plays a catalyst role in the recovery of the world economy, adding that he had telephone conversations with both leaders of Russia and Ukraine this week.

Anonymous103 (2022-05-03). In Videos: New Details On War In Ukraine From Ukrainian Servicemen And Foreign Fighter. southfront.org

Editor (2022-05-03). Matt Taibbi: PayPal's IndyMedia Wipeout. scheerpost.com By Matt Taibbi / In the last week or so, the online payment platform PayPal without explanation suspended the accounts of a series of individual journalists and media outlets, including the well-known alt sites Consortium News and MintPress. Each received a variation of the following message: | Unlike many on the list, Consortium edi…

Lowkey (2022-05-03). Jerusalem: Al-Aqsa in the Sniper's Scope, with Lowkey and Dr. Ramzy Baroud. mintpressnews.com Israel is once again attacking the Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem. Israeli forces storming the ancient religious complex fired tear gas and rubber bullets, seriously injuring hundreds and killing at least one person. | The latest series of attacks is the most consequential since those in May last year, events that led to the Israeli military killing hundreds of Palestinians, injuring thousands, and forcing tens of thousands to flee their houses. | "What is happening at Al-Aqsa right now is more dangerous than at any other time in the past,"

Ben Norton (2022-05-03). Nicaragua Expropriates OAS Building, will Replace it with 'Museum of Shame' Documenting Imperialist Crimes. orinocotribune.com Nicaragua's Sandinista government expelled the US-dominated OAS and expropriated its office building, where it will now create a public "Museum of Shame" to educate visitors about imperialist crimes committed against Latin America. | Nicaragua's Sandinista government Nicaragua's Foreign Ministry denounced the Washington-based organization as a "deceitful agency of the State Department of yankee imperialism," calling it the US "Ministry of t…

Robert S. Becker (2022-05-03). So, which clandestine cabal controls the world? Will 'fatalistic defeatism' undermine both extremes? nationofchange.org If angry contrarians are right, and only illegitimate elections exist, why traffic in anything less than revolution?>

Editor2 (2022-05-03). Solomon Islands lashes out at Australia over China Security Pact Criticism. orinocotribune.com ‚Ä¢ Addressing parliament on Friday, Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare pointed out that his country had never been consulted about the Aukus alliance | ‚Ä¢ 'We did not become theatrical or hysterical about the implications this would have for us,' he said in pointed remarks. 'We respected Australia's decision.' | Solomon Islands Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare has lashed out at Australia, as the fallout from a newly-signed security agreement between his country and China continues. | Addressing parliament on Friday, Sogavare said the Pacific island nation was not given prior warnin…

José Luis Granados Ceja (2022-05-03). Venezuela, Cuba, and Nicaragua To Be Excluded from Summit of the Americas. venezuelanalysis.com The decision puts the US at odds with much of the region and threatens to undermine the Biden administration's stated goals of the summit.

amarynth (2022-05-03). Michael Hudson, Katie Halper and Aaron Maté: UPDATE. thesaker.is Michael starts at 23: 40 and the transcript will be added to this thread when available. UPDATE: Free part of Transcript: Katie Halper podcast, April 29, 2022 UI: Michael Hudson Free…

amarynth (2022-05-03). This is your open thread for today. thesaker.is Use it for Saker Blog related issues not currently being discussed in discussion threads. Don't use it for a cacophony of complaints. A few notes… : Here is testimony from…

amarynth (2022-05-03). War Realities, Top Gun Romantics, Mercenaries, the reality of a wall socket. thesaker.is Please visit Andrei's website: smoothiex12.blogspot.com/ and support him here: www.patreon.com/bePatron?u=60459185

amarynth (2022-05-03). What Sort of Western People Fly a Ukrainian Flag? thesaker.is By Batiushka for the Saker Blog I can make a ten-mile trip in any direction from here and see three or four Ukrainian flags flying, or drooping, according to the…

amarynth (2022-05-03). Queen and king set out on the chessboard. thesaker.is When a broken empire warns that "geopolitics is back", we all know what means Translated for the Saker Blog from the original text in Portuguese from Geopol.pt It is clear…

_____ (2022-05-03). Shannon Two: Guilty Of Interfering With Airport Operations. popularresistance.org Dublin, Ireland – A mixed verdict came down in the case of the Shannon Two today. They were found not guilty of the charges of criminal damage and trespass with intent to commit an offense, but they were convicted, by a vote of 10-2, of interfering with the operation, management, and safety of an airport. That charge was added two years after the original charges. They have to surrender their passports until they are sentenced. | Tarak Kauff, 80, and Ken Mayers, 85, went onto the airfield at Shannon Airport on March 17, 2019, to inspect any aircraft associated with the U.S. military that were at the airport. Ther…

_____ (2022-05-03). How A Gas Facility Started A Fight Over Climate Change And Sovereignty. popularresistance.org In the Tideflats of Tacoma, Washington, beyond the masts of sailboats anchored in the Puyallup Tribe's marina, pipelines emerge from the earth and snake their way inland. Their destination — an 8 million-gallon liquefied methane gas tank — was once considered by politicians to be the logical answer to the climate crisis. Now, it's the center of a local controversy with international implications. | The tank, owned by Puget Sound Energy, is the product of a recent era of proposed climate solutions. In 2012, the Environmental Protection Agency gave the shipping company TOTE Maritime a waiver to switch i…

_____ (2022-05-03). US Coup Specialist Victoria Nuland Visits Brazil. popularresistance.org The US Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs, Victoria Nuland, arrived in Brazil last week for a "Meeting with Young Entrepreneurs from Brazil" and "High-Level Brazil-United States of America Dialogue". | In an official statement, the visit was called a "diplomatic mission" that aims to bring Brazil closer to US foreign policy. | The arrival of the coup specialist in the midst of Bolsonaro's attacks on the Federal Supreme Court and the Electoral Court (TSE) may also mean that the pressure may be accompanied by promises of American support for Bolsonaro's current coup intentions, despite public statements…

_____ (2022-05-03). Amazon Workers Fall Short On Second Staten Island Union Vote. popularresistance.org Amazon workers at a Staten Island distribution center who sought to join a union fell short of the needed votes — failing to repeat the history-making win of colleagues at a facility across the street, in a setback for labor organizing efforts against the e-commerce behemoth. | The National Labor Relations Board on Monday tallied 380 votes in favor of joining the upstart Amazon Labor Union at the LDJ5 facility, versus 618 who voted against. | The vote came amid what employees and their attorneys described as intensified efforts by Amazon management to discourage "yes" votes after last month's victory at the…

Peoples Dispatch (2022-05-03). US Supreme Court set to eradicate abortion rights. peoplesdispatch.org As per a draft decision leaked yesterday and published in Politico, May 3, the Supreme Court is set to overturn the historic Roe v. Wade ruling of 1973, thus eradicating abortion rights in the United States. | The draft decision was penned by Justice Samuel Alito, a conservative George Bush-appointed judge. He did not hold back on his criticism of Roe, which is the only federal protection for abortion rights for women across the United States. "Roe was egregiously wrong from the start," he wrote. "Its reasoning was exceptionally weak, and the decision has had damaging consequences." | The ruling of Roe was based…

Michele de Mello (2022-05-03). What is the origin of The Internationale? peoplesdispatch.org You may have already heard to central refrain of the Internationale. In English, it is: "So comrades, come rally / And the last fight let us face / The Internationale unites the human race". The Portuguese version translates to: "Well-united let us make / In this final struggle / A land without masters / The International". | While you may have heard these words, do you know the story behind the Internationale? Created 151 years ago, the song came from a poem and became the anthem of the International Workingmen's Association, or the First International. This was a union of organizations and parties of anarchist,…

Peoples Dispatch (2022-05-03). Australian aged-care workers prepare for walkout during election season. peoplesdispatch.org Thousands of aged-care workers in three Australian States will be staging a walkout just weeks ahead of the federal parliamentary election. Unions have blamed the Scott Morrison government for the crisis that has been afflicting aged-care centers…

Sandipan Talukdar (2022-05-03). Mingling of species due to climate change could result in new disease outbreaks. peoplesdispatch.org A new study highlights the impending danger for humans from new diseases as climate change is already leading to many species mingling with each other for the first time…

Peoples Dispatch (2022-05-03). Left parties denounce attempts at religious polarization in India. peoplesdispatch.org Left parties in India organized a joint protest in the capital New Delhi to protest the 'bulldozer politics' of the right-wing which has seen the targeting of mainly minorities through anti-encroachment drives…

Peoples Dispatch (2022-05-03). 100 North American youth march in Cuba to demand an end to the blockade. peoplesdispatch.org The youth leaders joined Cuba's iconic May Day march to demand an end to the US blockade and to strengthen ties of solidarity with the island…

Johanna Kichton (2022-05-03). People's Action's Sulma Arias: Roe Protects Essential Health Care. peoplesaction.org Contact: Johanna Kichton, press@peoplesaction.org, 202.660.0605 WASHINGTON, D.C.—People's Action released the following statement from executive director Sulma Arias in response to reports that the Supreme Court of the United States intends to overturn Roe v. Wade: "Every person should get every kind of health care that they need, whenever they need it. The right-wing justices on …

Benjamin Norton (2022-05-03). CNN and NY Times help US gov't lie about spying on Americans. multipolarista.com CNN and the New York Times echoed a blatant lie from the Department of Homeland Security, falsely claiming it does not monitor Americans. DHS has for years spied on US journalists and protesters.

Eds. (2022-05-03). Kathy Boudin: a great life and a great loss. mronline.org Celebrating the life and mourning the loss of our co-founder and co-director Kathy Boudin.

Editor (2022-05-03). Political education for all. mronline.org Political education is absent from our current system. The left should be providing alternative means of obtaining it, writes Shamime Ibrahim.

Editor (2022-05-03). Rosa Luxemburg and the German revolution. mronline.org The carnage of World War I was ended by revolution in Germany. It began in November 1918 with a mutiny of sailors in Kiel.

Editor (2022-05-03). U.S. gov't creates 'Ministry of Truth' run by cold warrior who smears independent media as 'Russian disinformation'. mronline.org The authoritarian Department of Homeland Security (DHS) that oversaw the War on Terror created a "Disinformation Governance Board," led by anti-Russia information warrior Nina Jankowicz, who ran regime-change ops at a CIA front, smears independent anti-war U.S. media outlets as "Russian disinfo," and called WikiLeaks "scum."

Editor (2022-05-03). Why China stands firm on dynamic zero-COVID policy. mronline.org In a country of some 1.4 billion people, any public health issue is of significant concern, and the coronavirus outbreak is no exception.

Isheka N. Harrison (2022-05-03). Black America Responds To Shock Supreme Court Leak of Draft Decision To Flip Roe vs Wade. moguldom.com The nation had a bombshell dropped on it when an initial draft majority opinion of a Supreme Court opinion was leaked showing the court's conservative majority is planning to overturn the landmark abortion rights case Roe vs. Wade. Politico was the first media outlet to break the news on Monday, May 2. According to the …

Ann Brown (2022-05-03). Biden Planning Executive Order For $10K Of Student Debt Relief: 3 Things For Black America To Know. moguldom.com The pressure on President Joe Biden to forgive student loan debt is mounting. Now, it seems that Biden might be leaning toward issuing an executive order for $10,000 worth of student loan debt. Initially, Biden wanted to pass a debt-relief bill through Congress but is now considering an executive order, Business Insider reported. If he does go …

Ann Brown (2022-05-03). Are NAARC And N'COBRA Blocking A Modern, Lineage-Based Reparations Claim? moguldom.com Two reparations groups are pushing back against the move toward lineage-based reparations. The National African American Reparations Commission (NAARC) and the National Coalition of Blacks for Reparations in America (N'COBRA) remain steadfast in believing reparations need to be issued across the board to all Blacks. Still, many experts say that this race-based reparations ideology is …

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