2023-03-21: News Headlines

____ (2023-03-21). President Xi Jinping meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping, upon invitation, met with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the Kremlin on his arrival in Moscow on Monday.

____ (2023-03-21). Xi Jinping arrives in Moscow for state visit to Russia. ecns.cn On the afternoon of March 20 local time, President Xi Jinping arrived in Moscow on a special plane to pay a state visit to Russia at the invitation of President Vladimir Putin.

Larry Johnson (2023-03-21). Why China Needs Russia — Andrei Martyanov Explains. sonar21.com My friend and new colleague, Andrei Martyanov, is always worth reading, but his piece today regarding Russia and the Chinese Navy is must read and see. The United States is…

_____ (2023-03-21). South Korea at the Ukrainian Crossroads. journal-neo.org A year has passed since Russia launched a special military operation to denazify Ukraine's criminal regime. Against this backdrop, various parties continue to try to draw South Korea into the conflict between Russia and Ukraine. According to the British newspaper The Telegraph, the Republic of Korea is currently ranked 27th out of 57 countries providing […] | –°–æ–æ–±—â–µ–Ω–∏–µ

WSWS (2023-03-21). Police protect Nazi march in Australia. wsws.org The blatant fascist display, assisted by the police, in the centre of the country's second most populous city, is a shocking political warning.

Eric Zuesse (2023-03-21). Reader-Comments at Russia's RT News and Censorship in America. dissidentvoice.org On March 20, Russia's RT News reported, "The US Department of Defense announced on Monday that it will send Ukraine another $350 million worth of military aid. The further supplies come as Ukraine reportedly gears up for a spring offensive, despite suffering heavy losses in Donbass. The package is the 34th tranche of military aid …

Miguel Santos García (2023-03-21). Modus operandi del lawfare peruano. globalizacion.ca

_____ (2023-03-21). Are Young Soldiers being used as White Rats in Georgia and Ukraine? journal-neo.org

Staff (2023-03-21). War Made Easy: Norman Solomon on How Mainstream Media Helped Pave Way for U.S. Invasion of Iraq. democracynow.org As we continue to mark the 20th anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Iraq, we look at how the corporate U.S. media helped pave the way for war by uncritically amplifying lies and misrepresentations from the Bush administration while silencing voices of dissent. Longtime media critic Norman Solomon says many of the same media personalities and news outlets that pushed aggressively for the invasion then are now helping to solidify an elite consensus around the Ukraine war. "In the mass media, being pro-war is portrayed as objective. Being antiwar is portrayed as being biased," he says. Solomon is author…

Jeremy Kuzmarov (2023-03-21). U.S. Drone Forced Down in Black Sea Was Gathering Intelligence for Ukrainian Forces. Scott Ritter. globalresearch.ca

Fight Back (2023-03-21). Milwaukee Anti-war Committee rallies for peace in Ukraine, against U.S. war machine. fightbacknews.org Milwaukee, WI – In solidarity with the protest in Washington D.C. on March 18 that saw organizers from all over the country descend on the capital, the Milwaukee Anti-War Committee (MAC) hosted a rally downtown to demand peace in Ukraine and reflect on the 20th anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Iraq. Despite the frigid weather, members from the MAC, Milwaukee Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression, and Freedom Road Socialist Organization (FRSO) came together to speak on the need to end imperialism and touched on the destructive history of U.S. economic and military interventions abroad. | The event o…

Labor Video Project (2023-03-21). SF Anti-War Protest: Stop The War In Ukraine & WinThe War At Home! indybay.org As part of a national day of protest against the war in Ukraine an anti-war rally was held in San Francisco on March 18, 2023. Speakers talked about the war abroad and the war at home.

Philip Giraldi (2023-03-21). Send in the Clowns. Yellen and Garland Perform Back-to-back Surprise Visits to Ukraine. globalresearch.ca

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2023-03-21). ICC Arrest Warrant for Vladimir Putin for "Kidnapping Ukrainian Children" Borders on Ridicule. globalresearch.ca The International Criminal Court (ICC) has issued "there are reasonable grounds to believe that each …

Staff (2023-03-21). European military super-state: 17 EU members, Norway to buy artillery ammunition for Ukraine — Borrell. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com The term European military super-state was used by members of the Irish parliament who opposed the Lisbon Treaty in warning of what it entailed. Irish members of parliament voted against the treaty in 2008, then — as is par for the course in post-Cold War Europe — were compelled to vote the right way the …

Staff (2023-03-21). Norway completes delivery of German tanks to Ukraine. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com The Local (Norway)/Agence France-PresseMarch 20, 2023 Norwegian army says delivery of tanks to Ukraine complete Norway on Monday announced that it had delivered eight Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine, a contribution that along with those of other countries will be "decisive" for an upcoming Ukrainian counter-offensive. "The eight Leo (Leopard) 2s are all in Ukraine," …

Staff (2023-03-21). To Emanuel's applause, Japanese PM makes unprecedented surprise trip to Ukraine, visits Bucha. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Kyodo NewsMarch 21, 2023 Japan PM Kishida visits Ukraine for talks with Zelenskyy Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida arrived in the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv on Tuesday in a surprise visit to the Eastern European country to hold talks with President Volodymyr Zelenskyy ahead of a G-7 summit that Tokyo will host in May. The …

Staff (2023-03-21). War in Ukraine is arms bonanza for Clinton's home state. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Defense NewsMarch 21, 2023 How the war in Ukraine is driving growth in Arkansas CAMDEN, Ark. — In downtown Camden, in south-central Arkansas, a large number of storefronts sit dark and empty, offering little insight into what once thrived there. On one block, only a florist and an artisanal soap shop were open on a …

unitedEditor (2023-03-21). 'Ukrainian soldiers' act of burning the Quran is part of the Atlantic ideology'. uwidata.com On March 16 a video appeared on Tiktok social media platform where Ukrainian soldiers are tearing and burning the pages of the Quran. The video was widely shared and attracted a great deal of public attention. United World International author Dr. Mehmet Perinàßek evaluated the issue to the Sputnik news agency. We present below in …

Zero Hedge (2023-03-21). Putin Tells Xi He's "Open to Negotiating Process" on Ukraine as US Says Ceasefire "Unacceptable" globalresearch.ca

Peoples Dispatch (2023-03-21). Russian jet intercepts two US B-52 bombers moving towards its borders. peoplesdispatch.org This was third such air incident between Russian and NATO forces since the drowning of the US MQ-9 Reaper drone in the Black Sea on March 14…

Ann Brown (2023-03-21). The International Criminal Court is Illegitimate Because America And Israel Can't Be Prosecuted. moguldom.com Established in 2002, the International Criminal Court is an independent judicial institution that investigates and prosecutes war crimes, crimes against humanity, genocide, and the crime of aggression. Most recently, the ICC said on March 17 it had issued an arrest warrant for Russian President Vladimir Putin for war crimes because of his alleged involvement in …

Drago Bosnic (2023-03-21). Political West Doubles Down on 'Russia Kidnapping Children' Propaganda Narrative. globalresearch.ca

____ (2023-03-21). Xi says he invites Putin to China for Belt and Road forum. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping said here on Tuesday that he has invited Russian President Vladimir Putin to travel to China for the third Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation this year.

Staff (2023-03-21). Headlines for March 21, 2023. democracynow.org U.N. Warns of Climate Catastrophe, Urges Immediate and Dramatic Action, Report Finds Drought Killed 43,000 People in Somalia in 2022, Russia Says Fighter Jet Intercepts U.S. B-52 Bombers Over Baltic Sea, U.S. Claims All Sides Committed War Crimes in Ethiopia's Tigray, Kenyan Opposition Politicians Tear-Gassed at Protests Against President William Ruto, South African Protesters March Against Mass Unemployment and Power Outages, French Government Narrowly Survives No Confidence Vote After Macron Slashes Pensions, Four More Oath Keepers Convicted over Jan. 6 Insurrection, Amazon Announces More Job Cuts, Bringi…

William Walter Kay (2023-03-21). Breaking: "Second Russia Offensive" (SRO): Vladimir Sharpens the Cleaver; Volodymyr Fattens the Calf. globalresearch.ca

Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. (2023-03-21). Twentieth Anniversary Of The Invasion Of Iraq: Witness To The Horrors Of War. popularresistance.org The twentieth anniversary of the US/NATO invasion and occupation of Iraq was March 19th. The day before that, thousands of people in the United States rallied and marched against the current wars/occupations and funding for militarism instead of people's needs. Clearing the FOG spoke to Kathy Kelly, who is currently the board president of World Beyond War. Kelly was in Iraq during the 'Shock and Awe Campaign' and has worked tirelessly with people in Iraq and Afghanistan to raise awareness of the horrors of war and to provide direct support to them. She is also active in campaigns to ban the use of killer drones a…

Staff (2023-03-21). Georgian FM in Brussels to offer his country to EU, NATO. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Civil GeorgiaMarch 21, 2023 Ilia Darchiashvili Visits Brussels to Meet with EU and NATO Officials Georgian Foreign Minister Ilia Darchiashvili is on a working visit to Brussels from 21 to 23 March. During his visit he will meet with the leaders of the European Union and NATO. According to the Georgian Ministry of Foreign Affairs …

Staff (2023-03-21). Latvia: 40 NATO global strike force commanders, reps prepare for troop, arms influx. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com NATOSupreme Headquarters Allied Powers EuropeMultinational Corps NortheastMarch 21, 2023 NATO Force Integration Unit Latvia provides hands-on expertise for Very High Readiness Joint Task Force On March 13-17, more than 40 representatives from Very High Readiness Joint Task Force's (VJTF) land component for 2023, Multinational Division North and other entities visited different sites in Latvia. Facilitated …

Staff (2023-03-21). Middle East proxy army: NATO summons Iraqi FM to its headquarters. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com NATOMarch 20, 2023 Secretary General welcomes Foreign Minister of Iraq to NATO NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg welcomed Iraqi Foreign Minister Fuad Hussein to NATO Headquarters on Monday (20 March 2023). The Secretary General thanked Iraq for its commitment to its partnership with NATO, particularly…promoting stability in the region. Mr Stoltenberg underscored that NATO continues …

Staff (2023-03-21). Naval commanders from 4 continents: U.S. Navy, NATO hold 38-nation African Maritime Forces Summit. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Admiral Munsch is simultaneously the commander of the NATO Allied Joint Forces Command, Naples. Cabo Verde is where the NATO Response Force was launched in 2006. See videos below. ==== U.S. Naval Forces Europe and Africa/U.S. Sixth FleetMarch 21, 2023 NAVAF hosts first African Maritime Forces Summit in Cabo Verde Commander of U.S. Naval Forces …

Vanessa Phipps (2023-03-21). Thousands march in Washington, D.C. to launch new movement against U.S. empire. liberationnews.org Thousands of anti-war protesters gathered in Lafayette Park, in front of the White House.

____ (2023-03-21). U.S. must be held accountable for systemic violation of human rights resulting from unilateral sanctions: Chinese FM. ecns.cn The U.S. and some other Western countries must take responsibility and be held accountable for the systemic violation of human rights resulting from their unilateral sanctions, Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Wang Wenbin said at a press conference on Monday.‚ÄÇ…

The Cradle (2023-03-21). Toxic US Military Burn Pits in Iraq Caused Cancer, Other Illnesses. globalresearch.ca

____ (2023-03-21). 20 years on, most Americans say Iraq invasion was wrong decision: Axios. ecns.cn Two decades after the United States invaded Iraq, 61 percent of Americans do not believe the country made the right decision by invading Iraq, according to a new Axios/Ipsos poll.

____ (2023-03-21). Efforts by U.S. to contain China called unrealistic. ecns.cn The United States' containment policy against China isn't realistic and it is not in the U.S.' own interests, a China expert said, adding that the U.S. government must return to diplomacy to address bilateral tensions.

Michael Jansen (2023-03-21). Two Decades after the US War on Iraq began, the disastrous Consequences of the Conflict are still being Felt. juancole.com Michael Jansen ( The Irish Times ) — The US war on Iraq, launched 20 years ago on Monday, became a significant turning point for the eastern Arab world due to the fall of a third key country from the regional front designed to secure the sovereignty and independence of the region. …

Andrew Korybko (2023-03-21). The US' Schizophrenic Approach to the ICC Embodies Its Hypocritical "Rules-Based Order" Concept. globalresearch.ca

Ben Norton, Geopolitical Economy. (2023-03-21). Bailout Of Silicon Valley And Banks Is $300 Billion Gift To Rich Oligarchs. popularresistance.org The US government printed $300 billion in a week to save collapsing banks and bail out Silicon Valley oligarchs and venture capital firms, paying them all of their uninsured deposits. | Meanwhile, some of the very same Silicon Valley tycoons who benefited from this bailout have tried to cynically rebrand themselves as subversive populists, claiming they are fighting against the big Wall Street banks with which they have closely collaborated. | Three banks collapsed in the United States in the span of one week in March 2023: Silvergate Bank, Silicon Valley Bank, and Signature Bank.

Binoy Kampmark (2023-03-21). Trashing asylum: Britain's 'illegal migration' bill. greenleft.org.au Britain's Illegal Migration Bill is bankrupt, unprincipled and modelled on Australia's cruel refugee policy, writes Binoy Kampmark.

Dr. Binoy Kampmark (2023-03-21). From Balloons to AUKUS: The War Drive Against China. globalresearch.ca

Ahmed Al-Sammak (2023-03-21). After the great march, the long recovery. electronicintifada.net Israel responded to the Great March of Return with live bullets and sniper fire. In Gaza, people are still dealing with their injuries.

Yasmin Abusayma (2023-03-21). Newly wed Gaza woman drowns off Greece. electronicintifada.net Sabreen Wael Abu Jazar was hoping to reach her husband in Belgium.

Staff (2023-03-21). "War Made Easy" Film Panel Discussion Featuring Norman Solomon, Dennis Kucinich, Kathy Kelly & more. davidswanson.org

Miko Peled (2023-03-21). Indonesia's Betrayal of Palestine: Hosting Israel in Under-20 World Cup. mintpressnews.com As though someone was trying to prove me right, a few days after I published the

Ramzy Baroud (2023-03-21). Cheap Algerian Gas vs Rightwing Ideology: Will Italy Change Its Position on Jerusalem? mintpressnews.com Netanyahu has two main demands from Italy: not to vote against Israel at the United Nations and, more importantly, to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

Robert S. Becker (2023-03-21). On MAGA's deceptive fixation: founders 'ordained this Christian nation'. nationofchange.org But when did factual truth matter/ To yahoos seizing forms to shatter?>

Richard Javad Heydarian (2023-03-21). AUKUS a Hard Nuke Sale in Next Door Southeast Asia. asia-pacificresearch.com

Scott Ritter, Consortium News. (2023-03-21). Iraq 20 Years: Disarmament, The Fundamental Lie. popularresistance.org The Establishment has still not reckoned with the essential lie behind the invasion of Iraq that began 20 years ago today, March 19, 2003. | As an example, a New York Times Magazine's puff piece in July 2020, purportedly to come clean on Iraq, instead soft-peddles former Secretary of State Colin Powell's role in selling a war on Iraq to the U.N. Security Council using what turned out to be bad intelligence. "Colin Powell Still Wants Answers" is the title of the article, written by Robert Draper. "The analysts who provided the intelligence," a sub-header to the article declares, "now say it was doubted inside the…

____ (2023-03-21). Same As With "Iranian" Drones. smoothiex12.blogspot.com

Chuck Tripp (2023-03-21). A Message From Utah USA to China With Love. indybay.org March 10, 2023 is the 64th anniversary of the Dalai Lama's flight from Tibet to Nepal to escape imprisonment by Mao Tse Tung's Communist Chinese regime.

____ (2023-03-21). China launches construction of first offshore CO2 storage project. ecns.cn China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) started drilling on Sunday for its carbon dioxide (CO2) injection well at the Enping 15-1 platform.

____ (2023-03-21). Mills get steeled for healthier demand. ecns.cn China's steel industry is expected to remain stable in 2023, with demand likely to improve as the world's second-largest economy is on track for steady recovery this year, said an industry expert.

____ (2023-03-21). COVID-19 oral meds market good pill to swallow. ecns.cn Eyeing the huge market potential, pharmaceutical enterprises are ramping up efforts to grab a share of the COVID-19 preventative oral medicine market in China and the rest of the world.

____ (2023-03-21). China's rail passenger trips, cargo volume rise in February. ecns.cn China's railways saw steady growth in passenger trips and freight volume in February, official data showed.

____ (2023-03-21). China's renewable energy capacity expands in Jan-Feb. ecns.cn China's installed renewable energy capacity saw robust growth in the first two months of the year, data from the National Energy Administration showed on Tuesday.

____ (2023-03-21). China's first 500kW hydrogen-powered ship hits water. ecns.cn China Three Gorges Corporation said on Monday that the country's first 500kW hydrogen-powered ship hit water in Zhongshan, Guangdong Province on the same day.

____ (2023-03-21). China's expenditure on basic research exceeds 195 billion yuan in 2022. ecns.cn China's expenditure on basic research exceeded 195.1 billion yuan (about $28.35 billion) in 2022, according to a report released by Dalian University of Technology on Tuesday.

____ (2023-03-21). Restored classics enjoy screen revival. ecns.cn Every museum has its star attraction. For the China Film Archive, the largest of its kind in the country, its most prized possession is the set of reels of Laborer's Love.

____ (2023-03-21). Expert pins growth hopes on real estate, consumption. ecns.cn Real estate recovery is a key factor to China's economic rebound this year and should be closely monitored while growth driven by foreign trade, particularly exports, is likely to dim, economists said.

____ (2023-03-21). Forum shares poverty alleviation experiences. ecns.cn Diplomats, government officials and scholars from 20 countries and a myriad of international organizations gathered in subtropical Yunnan province on Sunday to discuss how China's expertise in poverty reduction is about to benefit rural areas beyond China's borders.

____ (2023-03-21). China releases annual global climate report. ecns.cn China Meteorological Administration has released an annual report on the current state of global climate, according to the China Science Daily on Tuesday.

____ (2023-03-21). Insights | Pakistan scholar: I am a follower of the Chinese development path. ecns.cn "China is looking at steady domestic product growth towards the set target of around 5%, and it will have a stimulating effect on the economy for countries like Pakistan," said Hassan Daud Butt, associate professor at Bahria University and former director of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project, during an online interview with China News Network.

____ (2023-03-21). (W.E. Talk) How does the China solution to biodiversity protection enlighten the world. ecns.cn March 21 this year marks the 11th International Day of Forests. With the awareness of ecological priority and green growth increasing across China, its achievements in environmental protection are making considerable strides.

____ (2023-03-21). China's foreign trade off to a good start in 2023: official. ecns.cn China's foreign trade has gotten off to a good start this year, with an upbeat trend to follow, a customs official said on Monday.

____ (2023-03-21). Sandstorm to hit northern China as yellow alert issued across 10 provinces. ecns.cn Sandstorms and high winds will sweep eastward across the north and northeast parts of China from Tuesday, likely to cause the most severe sandstorm weather to hit China in 2023.

____ (2023-03-21). Forum shares poverty alleviation experiences. ecns.cn Diplomats, government officials and scholars from 20 countries and a myriad of international organizations gathered in subtropical Yunnan province on Sunday to discuss how China's expertise in poverty reduction is about to benefit rural areas beyond China's borders.

____ (2023-03-21). China releases annual global climate report. ecns.cn China Meteorological Administration has released an annual report on the current state of global climate, according to the China Science Daily on Tuesday.

____ (2023-03-21). Insights | Pakistan scholar: I am a follower of the Chinese development path. ecns.cn "China is looking at steady domestic product growth towards the set target of around 5%, and it will have a stimulating effect on the economy for countries like Pakistan," said Hassan Daud Butt, associate professor at Bahria University and former director of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project, during an online interview with China News Network.

____ (2023-03-21). (W.E. Talk) How does the China solution to biodiversity protection enlighten the world. ecns.cn March 21 this year marks the 11th International Day of Forests. With the awareness of ecological priority and green growth increasing across China, its achievements in environmental protection are making considerable strides.

____ (2023-03-21). China's foreign trade off to a good start in 2023: official. ecns.cn China's foreign trade has gotten off to a good start this year, with an upbeat trend to follow, a customs official said on Monday.

____ (2023-03-21). Sandstorm to hit northern China as yellow alert issued across 10 provinces. ecns.cn Sandstorms and high winds will sweep eastward across the north and northeast parts of China from Tuesday, likely to cause the most severe sandstorm weather to hit China in 2023.

____ (2023-03-21). Enping 20-4 oilfield platform under construction in S China sea. ecns.cn The "Enping 20-4" deep-water jacket, which is 104 meters high and weighs 11,846 tons, was installed in the Enping Oilfield, about 200 kilometers southwest of Shenzhen, Guangdong Province on Monday.

____ (2023-03-21). International Day of Forests: Exploring China's national forest parks. ecns.cn Tuesday marks the International Day of Forests. China has made new strides in advancing afforestation in 2022, with the area of newly planted forests totaling 3.83 million hectares. By February 2019, 897 national forest parks were existence all over the country.

____ (2023-03-21). halo observed over Lhasa. ecns.cn A halo appears in the sky in Lhasa, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, March 20, 2023.

____ (2023-03-21). Cherry blossoms enter full bloom in Anhui. ecns.cn Cherry blossoms enter full bloom at Langxi County of Xuancheng City, east China's Anhui Province, March 20, 2023, attracting many tourists.

____ (2023-03-21). Two rivers meet with clear boundary in Qinghai. ecns.cn Aerial view shows two rivers meet at the confluence of Hongshui River with two colors at Dulan County, Haixi Mongolian Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, northwest China's Qinghai Province, March 20, 2023.

____ (2023-03-21). Picturesque scenery of cloud-shrouded tea garden in Sichuan. ecns.cn A 40-hectare tea garden with an altitude of 1,300 to 1,500 meters is shrouded in clouds, forming a beautiful picture at Hongya County, southwest China's Sichuan Province, March 21, 2023.

Sakura Murakami (2023-03-21). Japan Plans $75B Investment Across Indo-Pacific to Counter China. asia-pacificresearch.com

unitedEditor (2023-03-21). New winds are blowing from China. uwidata.com On March 7, during a press conference held within the framework of the first session of the XIV National People's Congress in Beijing, the recently appointed Chinese Foreign Minister Qin Gang stated: "If the United States does not step on the brakes and instead, keeps accelerating down the wrong path, there will be no barrier …

WSWS (2023-03-21). Anti-AUKUS meeting in Sydney: Fake anti-war movement promotes right-wing militarists. wsws.org The supposedly anti-war meeting was addressed by the American colonel who wrote Colin Powell's infamous speech justifying the US invasion of Iraq and by Bob Carr, who as foreign minister played a key role in Australia's integration into the US-led plans for war with China.

WSWS (2023-03-21). Video: Workers speak out against war and inequality in NSW election. wsws.org One worker said: "The average person in China, or in America, or here, doesn't want a war. I'm glad this party is talking about it. Nobody else is."

Katie F. (2023-03-21). 6 weeks later: The state of East Palestine, Ohio from the eyes of a local. therealnews.com

Marc Steiner (2023-03-21). Before the Black Panther Party, there was the Lowndes County Freedom Organization. therealnews.com Early in 1966, the people of Lowndes County, Alabama formed an all-Black, independent political organization called the Lowndes County Freedom Organization (LCFO). Organized with the support of activists from the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), the LCFO fought the disenfranchisement of Black voters against the palpable threat of white violence. The LCFO was a crucial chapter in the early history of Black Power, providing not only the blueprint for Kwame Ture's theory of Black Power but also the black panther imagery that would inspire Huey P. Newton and Bobby Seale to form the Black Panthe…

Sato Díaz, María Artigas (2023-03-21). 60,000 strike in Barcelona for International Women's Day. therealnews.com The degradation of women's labor and social standing is a global feature of capitalism. In Barcelona, Catalonia, 60,000 women took to the streets for a one-day general strike called by Spanish union CGT on International Women's Day, March 8. Women workers united across sectors to demand fair pay, an end to workplace discrimination, and migrant justice—particularly for the case of Spain's domestic workers, more than half of whom are migrant women. In the latest installment of Workers of the World, Sato Díaz and María Artigas report from the streets of Barcelona. This video is part of a special Workers…

_____ (2023-03-21). The United States' New Yemen Strategy. journal-neo.org The US appears to be pursuing an old policy of plundering natural resources in Yemen, where the same Americans have been responsible for the civil war for over a year. This is what the commander of the United States Naval Forces Central Command (NAVCENT), the United States Fifth Fleet, and the Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) […] | –°–æ–æ–±—â–µ–Ω–∏–µ

Anonymous765 (2023-03-21). Locations Of US Carrier Strike Groups — March 21, 2023. southfront.org This is the newest update of the 'U.S. Carrier Strike Groups Locations Map' exclusive series showing the approximate locations of U.S. Carrier Strike Groups. SouthFront: Analysis & Intelligence tracks locations of U.S. aircraft carriers using the available open-source information. No classified information was used in production of the map. | Carrier strike group (CSG) is an operational formation of the United States Navy. It is centered on an aircraft carrier and a carrier air w…

Global Research News (2023-03-21). Selected Articles: A 10-year-old Canadian Hockey Player From Hamilton, Ontario, Died Suddenly on March 11, 2023. Canada's COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates for Athletes Ages 12+ Are a Serious Crime. globalresearch.ca

Staff (2023-03-21). "Stop Dirty Banks": Bill McKibben & Ben Jealous on Ending Big Bank Funding for Fossil Fuel Expansion. democracynow.org We speak with Third Act founder Bill McKibben and Sierra Club executive director Ben Jealous about protests they've organized today across the United States to demand the four biggest banks — Chase, Citi, Wells Fargo and Bank of America — stop financing the expansion of fossil fuel projects.

Staff (2023-03-21). U.N. Warns "Climate Time Bomb Is Ticking" as Cyclone Freddy Death Toll Tops 560 in Malawi & Mozambique. democracynow.org In a major new report released Monday, the United Nations is calling for immediate and drastic cuts to greenhouse gas emissions in order to stop global warming. The "final warning" by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change comes as the death toll from Cyclone Freddy just swept through southeast Africa, killing hundreds of people and displacing hundreds of thousands more. Climate justice activist Dipti Bhatnagar with Friends of the Earth Mozambique describes it as "yet another reminder that climate impacts are not in the future but very much happening to our communities right now." W…

Staff (2023-03-21). Remembering Mozambican Rapper Azagaia: Police Crack Down on Protests After Death of Cultural Icon. democracynow.org We speak with Dipti Bhatnagar, climate justice activist based in Mozambique, about the recent death on March 9 of the popular rapper and cultural icon Azagaia. He was just 38 years old. He inspired many with his music and sang about injustice, including mistreatment of people by the authorities, as well as about poverty and social injustice. Azagaia's death has sparked protests in Mozambique which authorities have violently suppressed.

Abigail Leibowitz (2023-03-21). My university is Hosting a Stalwart of the Israeli Settler movement. In response I am protesting Fascism. juancole.com This Sunday, as Israelis studying at Princeton gathered in front of Nassau gate to protest the proposed judicial overhaul act of the Israeli government slated to become law in the next few days, the following quote from Robin Wall Kimmerer's "Braiding Sweetgrass" came to mind: "All powers have two sides, the power to create and …

Andy Kroll (2023-03-21). A Highway to Peace or a Highway to Hell? tomdispatch.com In April 1953, newly elected President Dwight D. Eisenhower, a retired five-star Army general who had led the landings on D-Day in France in June 1944, gave his most powerful speech. It would become known as his "Cross of Iron" address. In it, Ike warned of the cost humanity would pay if Cold War competition led to a world dominated by wars and weaponry that couldn't be reined in. In the immediate aftermath of the death of Soviet dictator Josef Stalin, Ike extended an olive branch to the new leaders of that empire. He sought, he said, to put America and the world on a "highway to peace." It was, of course, never…

Art Persyko (2023-03-21). Tuesday 3/21: Pollution in Bayview-Hunters Point, its impact on residents, & what we can do about it. indybay.org Zoom: us02web.zoom.us/j/86465752525?pwd=Tzh1YV…; Meeting ID: 864 6575 2525; Passcode: 465295; by phone: 1 669 900 9128…

Autism Action Network (2023-03-21). NY Red Alert: Recently Passed Bill Clears the Way for a Mandatory Adult Vaccine Database. globalresearch.ca

Bill Nevins (2023-03-21). Biography combines 'admiration and dread' of Sinn Fein's leader. greenleft.org.au Mary Lou McDonald, A Republican Riddle is no hagiography, nor is it a glib hatchet-job, writes Bill Nevins.

Brenda Norrell (2023-03-21). No Place for Whales: The U.S. Military's Legacy in Indian Country: Reckless Toxic Dumping. indybay.org From the mustard gas pit on Walker River Paiute lands, to the napalm burn site on Fallon Paiute Shoshone lands, to the undetonated bombs in the Lakota Badlands, to the experimental explosives at Fort Wingate in New Mexico and secret radioactive waste dump near the Tohono O'odham Nation capital of Sells, Arizona, to the widespread illegal hazardous waste dumping, and leaking of toxic waste, in many of the Alaskan and Hawaiian islands — there is enough documented cancer-causing waste to fill an encyclopedia.

Center for Biological Diversity (2023-03-21). Court: U.S. Failure to Protect Pacific Humpbacks From Deadly Entanglements Was Unlawful. indybay.org SAN FRANCISCO, March 15, 2023 — A federal court ruled in favor of the Center for Biological Diversity yesterday in a lawsuit arguing that the National Marine Fisheries Service failed to protect endangered Pacific humpback whales from deadly entanglements in sablefish pot gear off California, Oregon and Washington.

Center for Biological Diversity (2023-03-21). Lawsuit Launched Over U.S. Delay on Petition to Phase Out Oil Drilling on Public Lands. indybay.org WASHINGTON, March 16, 2023 — Conservation groups today filed a notice of their intent to sue the U.S. Interior Department for failing to respond to a petition to phase out oil and gas extraction on public lands.

Craig Baldwin (2023-03-21). Saturday 3/25: Who Cares Anyway Book Launch. indybay.org ATA Gallery is located on the corner of Valencia and 21st streets in San Francisco's Mission district … 992 Valencia St.

Craig Baldwin (2023-03-21). Saturday 4/1: Alternative Transportation: Freight-Hopping + Biking (+ Green Burials). indybay.org ATA Gallery is located on the corner of Valencia and 21st streets in San Francisco's Mission district … 992 Valencia St.

Demanding an End to War (2023-03-21). Anti War Protest in SF: US Out of Everywhere. indybay.org March 20th marked 20 years since the US criminal invasion of Iraq. It was the perfect time to rally and march in San Francisco.

Dr. Joseph Mercola (2023-03-21). Conflicts of Interest: Pfizer's Secret Collusion with the NIH. Big Pharma Endangers Public Health. globalresearch.ca

Dr. Paul Craig Roberts (2023-03-21). The Chinese Document, "US Hegemony and Its Perils". The U.S. is a "Paper Tiger". Geopolitical Analysis by Dr. Paul Craig Roberts. globalresearch.ca

Dr. Peter McCullough (2023-03-21). Kidney Failure After Covid mRNA Vaccination. ANCA Positive Vasculitis. globalresearch.ca

Dr. Peter McCullough (2023-03-21). Primary Series and Boosters — No Impact on Maternal COVID-19 Test Positivity. globalresearch.ca

____ (2023-03-21). Amazon to lay off 9,000 more employees. ecns.cn Amazon announced on Monday the company's plan to cut 9,000 more jobs in a new round of layoffs.

____ (2023-03-21). Fairs aim to increase jobs for graduates. ecns.cn The Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security has launched a special recruitment campaign from March 19 to May 26 aimed at achieving fuller employment of college graduates.

____ (2023-03-21). Culture and tourism shows set to draw in the public. ecns.cn The Ministry of Culture and Tourism held a news conference in Beijing, announcing the schedules and preparations of two major events.

____ (2023-03-21). Report details failings in U.S. democracy. ecns.cn Titled "The State of Democracy in the United States: 2022", the report aims to present a real picture of U.S. democracy over the past year based on facts, media coverage and expert opinions, the report said.

____ (2023-03-21). Taiwan's former head to visit mainland. ecns.cn The Chinese mainland will welcome Ma Ying-jeou, the former leader of Taiwan, who will visit the mainland on March 27 to worship his ancestors and lead young Taiwan students to strengthen exchanges.

____ (2023-03-21). New mineral coating helps oral probiotics survive manufacturing, digestion: study. ecns.cn Oral probiotic supplements are gaining increasing popularity as a non-invasive therapy to promote healthy gut microbiomes. However, their efficacy is rather uncertain due to low bacterial survival in the gut.

____ (2023-03-21). U.S. deterrence, pressure increase tension on Korean Peninsula: Chinese envoy. ecns.cn A Chinese envoy said on Monday that the U.S. tactic of deterrence and pressure has led to elevated tensions on the Korean Peninsula.

____ (2023-03-21). Scientists mull building underwater telescope to detect cosmic rays. ecns.cn Chinese scientists are working on a blueprint for a gigantic telescope to observe neutrinos, one of the most abundant particles in the universe, from deep within the seas or lakes.

____ (2023-03-21). Learning Chinese becomes increasingly popular among Indonesian officials. ecns.cn "I like Sun Wukong (or Monkey King) and Nezha (a Chinese mythological figure), especially the story of Bai Suzhen (the white snake maiden) in the Legend of the White Snake," said Akumad Ripai, who comes from the village of Semarang in Indonesia. Ripai can fluently name many characters from Chinese mythology and finds learning Chinese very enjoyable.

____ (2023-03-21). Cruise boats equipped with 5G+Beidou launched at Summer Palace. ecns.cn More than 200 cruise boats equipped with 5G+Beidou real-time positioning system were available at the Summer Palace on Monday. Tourists can scan the QR code to make a reservation, pay the deposit, start a cruise boat, and settle the payment through self-service.

Fight Back (2023-03-21). Against Trotskyism: The united front. fightbacknews.org Trotskyism disagrees with Marxism-Leninism on a number of important theoretical points. These disagreements aren't limited to the field of theory but have a real practical impact on the movements of working class and oppressed peoples. In our day-to-day struggles, we see them come up again and again. Practically, the question of the united front illustrates very clearly the glaring difference between Marxism-Leninism and Trotskyism. This is a question of extreme theoretical importance, with tremendous practical consequences, so we should examine it closely. | What is the united front? It is the organizational exp…

Fight Back (2023-03-21). Los Angeles: School workers to begin strike. fightbacknews.org Los Angeles, CA – At 4: 30 a.m. on Tuesday March 21, over 30,000 school workers in the Los Angeles Unified School (LAUSD) including food service workers, custodians, special education assistants and many more job titles will walk off the job on a strike. The workers are members of SEIU Local 99, also known as Education Workers United. | LAUSD and SEIU Local 99 have been in contract negotiations since 2020. After three years of bargaining, they decided to call a strike to show the boss they are serious about winning a contract with significant wage increases, expanded health care benefits and sufficient staffing an…

Fight Back (2023-03-21). Minneapolis marks the 20th anniversary of the invasion of Iraq. fightbacknews.org Minneapolis, MN – To mark 20 years after the U.S. invasion of Iraq, a coalition of Minneapolis anti-war, peace and social justice groups held a protest on Saturday, March 18 as part of a national day of anti-war actions. The protest was held in the very busy Uptown neighborhood of Minneapolis. Hundreds of people driving and walking by and using public transit saw the visible anti-war statement. The Minneapolis event was called in solidarity with a national anti-war protest in Washington DC at the White House on March 18. That day saw protests being held in other U.S. cities as well. | The Minneapolis protest was…

Food Not Bombs co-founder Keith McHenry (2023-03-21). Food Not Bombs Will Not Be Silenced. indybay.org A global war is boiling in the back kitchen with the noisy rattling of a brass kettle on a gas stove left unattended. Millions of us stand at the register discovering our food stamps have diminished leaving our families with half full bellies as the banks of the exploiters slide into insolvency promising to take us all down with them.

Frank Scott (2023-03-21). Jesus Belatedly Charged With Sexual Assault. dissidentvoice.org World famous feminist lawyer Gloria Allbucks revealed shocking details contained in previously unread biblical blogs from the Dead Ocean Scrolls which show that Mary Magdaline suffered outrageous sexual abuse from Jesus but was too frightened of his power to say anything at the time. "Now that times have changed and brave people are coming forward …

Jacob Andrewartha (2023-03-21). Iraq invasion marked with calls for peace, truth. greenleft.org.au Events marking the 20th anniversary of the illegal invasion of Iraq were organised around Australia, with calls to scrap AUKUS and free Julian Assange. Jacob Andrewartha reports.

Jake Johnson (2023-03-21). East Palestine Soil Contains Dioxin Levels Hundreds of Times Over Cancer Risk Threshold. globalresearch.ca

John Mullen (2023-03-21). France: Revolt against pensions decree, Macron losing his grip. greenleft.org.au French president Emmanuel Macron's government narrowly survived a no-confidence motion on March 20 over his decree enforcing the attack on pensions, reports John Mullen. But the people's revolt against it is escalating.

Jonathan Turley (2023-03-21). "True Stories … Could Fuel Hesitancy": Stanford Project Worked to Censor Even True Stories on Social Media. globalresearch.ca

Jordan Schachtel (2023-03-21). Three Years to Slow the Spread: COVID Hysteria and the Creation of a Never-ending Crisis. globalresearch.ca

Kenny Stancil (2023-03-21). Warren demands probe into bank failures, urges Biden to fire Powell. nationofchange.org Jerome Powell "has failed," said Sen. Elizabeth Warren. "I don't think he should be Chairman of the Federal Reserve."

Khubaka, Michael Harris (2023-03-21). 12th Annual Pan African Global Trade and Investment Conference returns to Atlanta, Georgia. indybay.org Everyone is welcome to join us in Atlanta, Georgia August 10-14, 2023 in Downtown Atlanta Olympic Village, Morris Brown College and key Agriculture locations.

Khubaka, Michael Harris (2023-03-21). Friday 3/24: Kickoff Celebration for the 11th Annual Pan African Global Trade and Investment Conference. indybay.org The Grand Buffet | 1215 J Street | Sacramento, CA. 95814…

Kim Petersen (2023-03-21). Patriotism and Sinophobia. Scott Ritter and Douglas MacGregor. globalresearch.ca

KQED Live (2023-03-21). Tuesday 4/4: Tasty Foods for a Thriving Planet. indybay.org KQED Headquarters | 2601 Mariposa Street | San Francisco, CA 94110…

Labor Video Project (2023-03-21). Solidarity With East Palestine/Hunters Point & Nationalize The Railroads: Action in SF. indybay.org

Labor Video Project (2023-03-21). The Pajaro Levee Break, Immigrants, Labor & Climate Crisis With PVFT1936's Pamela Sexton. indybay.org PVFT Local 1936 Delegate Pamela Beth Sexton adult education teacher talks about the effect of the broken levee on the immigrant farmworker community, systemic racism and the role these farmworkers play in our economy.

Louis Brehony (2023-03-21). The Brouhaha of War: Soundscapes of the Invasion of Iraq, 20 Years On. globalresearch.ca

Martin Edwin Andersen (2023-03-21). Cathy A. Harris, LGBTQIA2S+ people & the U.S. Merit(less) Systems Protection Board (MSPB). indybay.org As a private attorney in a Washington, D.C. law firm Cathy A. Harris served as the chair of the firm's Sexual Harassment and LGBT Practice sections. As Acting Chair of the U.S. Merit Systems Protection Board, she refuses to honestly address anti-LGBTQIA2S+ hate at the National Defense University (NDU) and the Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA). You be the judge.

Michael Snyder (2023-03-21). 186 More Banks "Are at Risk of Failure", and That Could Push Us Into the Next Great Depression. globalresearch.ca

Mothers on the March (2023-03-21). Friday 3/24: POA: Shut It Down! indybay.org On the sidewalk in front of the San Francisco Police Officers Association: 800 Bryant @ 6th Street in San Francisco…

Peoples Dispatch (2023-03-21). Daily Round-up Anti-war demonstrations held to reject US warmongering, militarism & other stories. peoplesdispatch.org In today's episode, we bring you stories of an anti-war mobilization in the US, negotiations on the transitional government in Sudan, a planned strike by Palestinian prisoners, and a march in Mexico on the anniversary of the nationalization of oil resources…

Peoples Dispatch (2023-03-21). Protests rage across France as government narrowly survives no-confidence vote. peoplesdispatch.org The French government had a narrow escape on Monday as the no-confidence motion filed by the opposition fell short of just nine votes in the National Assembly. Trade unions and leftist parties are gearing up for more protests against the unpopular pension reforms…

Peter Boyle (2023-03-21). Public art invites us to show solidarity with whistleblowers. greenleft.org.au Italian artist Davide Dormino's life-sized bronze sculptures, representing the figures of legendary persecuted truth-tellers Julian Assange, Chelsea Manning and Edward Snowden, invite the public to show solidarity with whistleblowers. Peter Boyle reports.

Prof Souad N. Al-Azzawi (2023-03-21). Iraq War Remembrance, March 20, 2023: How the U.S. Contaminated Iraq with Depleted Uranium. globalresearch.ca The following text was presented to the Kuala Lumpur International Conference to Criminalise War, Putra World Trade Centre, 28-31 October 2009. | For more than three decades [since 1991], the United States of America and the United Kingdom have been waging …

Prof. Marjorie Cohn (2023-03-21). For 20 Years, Team Bush Has Escaped Prosecution for Their War Crimes in Iraq. globalresearch.ca

Ralph Nader (2023-03-21). Reckless Capitalist Banks Rescued by Government Socialism — Again! dissidentvoice.org Once again, government socialism — ultimately backed by taxpayers — is saving reckless midsized banks and their depositors. Silicon Valley Bank (S.V.B) and Signature Bank in New York greedily mismanaged their risk levels and had to be closed down. The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), in return, to avoid a bank panic and a run …

Rep. Ron Paul (2023-03-21). Are Bank Failures a Sign of More Trouble Ahead? globalresearch.ca

Rescue Pacifica (2023-03-21). Tuesday 3/21: Speak Out At KPFA-Defend Pacifica Bylaws and Stop The Sale Of LA KPFK. indybay.org KPFA | 1929 Martin Luther King Blvd. | Berkeley…

Richard Kingsford (2023-03-21). How did millions of fish die gasping in the Darling — after three years of rain? greenleft.org.au Unless we tackle the fundamental problem of a lack of water in our rivers, there will be many more to come. This fish kill is not a natural disaster, writes Richard Kingsford.

Staff (2023-03-21). Brzezinski presides over launching of new, permanent, U.S. Army headquarters in Poland. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com "This moment is 1939." — Brzezinski ==== Polish RadioMarch 21, 2023 New permanent US Army HQ launched in Poland A new permanent US Army headquarters began operating in Poland on Tuesday following its official launch in the western city of Pozna≈Ñ. Speaking at the Activation Ceremony for US Army Garrison Poland, Polish Defense Minister Mariusz …

Staff (2023-03-21). Georgia: State Department, NGOs/SCOs conspire for government overthrow, second war front. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Civil GeorgiaMarch 21, 2023 Ruling and Opposition Parties Respond to the US State Department's Report The U.S. Department of State's "2022 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices" has prompted responses from Georgia's ruling and opposition parties regarding the country's handling of human rights issues. Comments from the Ruling Party Prime Minister of Georgia, Irakli Garibashvili …

Staff (2023-03-21). Georgian head of state: The world is facing the threat of a 3rd World War. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Civil GeorgiaMarch 21, 2023 PM Accuses "Elite NGOs" in Providing "Fabricated Information" for State Department Report on Georgia Speaking to journalists…Georgian Prime Minister Garibashvili…asked about the State Department's 2022 Country Report on Human Rights in Georgia, PM said that the report is mainly based on information provided by "subjective", "biased" and "unfair" conclusions developed by …

Santa Cruz Food Not Bombs (2023-03-21). Monday 3/20: Defend Food Not Bombs Right to Share Food & Protest. indybay.org Resource Center for Nonviolence | 612 Ocean St., Santa Cruz…

Santa Cruz News (2023-03-21). Mayor Keeley Targets the Homeless with Surprise Traffic Median Motion. indybay.org At the March 14th meeting of the Santa Cruz City Council, Mayor Fred Keeley introduced a surprise motion targeting homeless residents who panhandle on traffic medians (watch video below). Keeley's motion was not included anywhere in the meeting's agenda packet, he spontaneously inserted it into an unrelated vote on item #15, which concerned bicycle safety improvements and the removal of automobile parking on Laurel Street. Keeley stated the motion as follows: "Add additional direction that the City Manager return at budget hearings with a plan for installing safety devices that prohibit remaining on traffic islan…

Senior, Disability Action (2023-03-21). Monday 3/20: In Loving Memory of Public Health. indybay.org 1000 Broadway, Oakland. In front of the downtown office of Alameda County Dept. of Public Health…

Staff (2023-03-21). Venezuela: Public Ministry Appoints Prosecutors for New Anti-Corruption Investigation, Deputy Hugbel Roa Arrested. orinocotribune.com

Staff (2023-03-21). Venezuela's Oil Minister Resigns Amid New Anti-Corruption Investigation. orinocotribune.com

Steven Sahiounie (2023-03-21). The UAE Welcomes Syrian President Assad and the First Lady. globalresearch.ca

Susan Price (2023-03-21). Sudan: 'The people will win in the end'. greenleft.org.au Hoyam Abbas from the United Sudanese Revolutionary Forces Abroad talks about the current stage of Sudan's democratic revolution against military rule.

Tanjug (2023-03-21). Today Marks 19th Anniversary of Anti-Serb Pogrom in Kosovo-Metohija. globalresearch.ca

Tara Lohan (2023-03-21). PFAS 'forever chemicals' are everywhere: here's what that means for wildlife. nationofchange.org Researchers have found PFAS in the bodies of wild animals everywhere they've looked. Now they're beginning to understand the health effects.

The Expose (2023-03-21). Member of House of Lords Uses Mainstream Media to Claim That "Antivaxxers are a global menace who must be defeated" globalresearch.ca

The Lever (2023-03-21). üéßMOVIES VS. CAPITALISM: Brazil (w/ Melanie Vesey). levernews.com

Tim Gooden (2023-03-21). Tim Gooden: 'The 8-hour day shows there's power in a union'. greenleft.org.au In his speech to a Labour Day dinner, Geelong Trades and Labour Council President Tim Gooden celebrated workers who won the 8-hour working day and proposed five campaigns the union movement must fight for today.

Tom Conway (2023-03-21). How leaders in the Department of Labor are fighting for workers' rights. nationofchange.org "We have an opportunity right now to buy American and build America like never before."

Uma Thontakudi (2023-03-21). Saturday 6/17: HDSA 2023 San Jose Team Hope 10K Timed Run and 5K Walk. indybay.org Campbell Park at the Los Gatos Creek Trail | Campbell, California…

UUSF Morning Forum (2023-03-21). Sunday 3/26: Solutions are Already Here: Hope for Ecological Renewal. A workshop with Gregory Stevens. indybay.org Unitarian Universalist Society of San Francisco | In Person: 1187 Franklin St. @ Geary / TSK Room | On Zoom: | zoom.us/j/95797889329?pwd=YzJUUVFXUzdpeT…

via Democracy Now! (2023-03-21). Trump-Appointed Judge in Texas May Restrict Abortion Pill. indybay.org

WSWS (2023-03-21). Democrats push reactionary diversion in pending indictment of Trump over sex scandal. wsws.org While no arraignment date has been set, the Manhattan district attorney appears set to proceed with an indictment in a legally flimsy and politically reactionary case that is a diversion from Trump's real crimes.

WSWS (2023-03-21). Trade unions support Ford Valencia scheme to lay off 1,144 workers. wsws.org Ford Spain has announced a savage redundancy scheme to lay off 1,144 workers, or 20 percent of its workforce, at its plant in Almussafes, Valencia. Just hours after the announcement, the trade unions signed up their readiness to work with management to impose these attacks in the space of three months.

WSWS (2023-03-21). My Father the Guest Worker, I, Your Mother and Oyoyo: Three documentaries about immigrants in former East and West Germany. wsws.org Several older films featured at this year's Berlinale film provided real insight into the plight of immigrants in the 1970s and 1980s.

WSWS (2023-03-21). Workers Struggles: The Americas. wsws.org Professors at Laval University are in the second week of a strike over pay and other contract issues while negotiations drag on as four Argentine banking business chambers continue to resist workers demands.

WSWS (2023-03-21). Pressure grows on another US bank amid controversy over Credit Suisse takeover. wsws.org The US crisis arises from the fact that many middle-sized banks have invested heavily in what are supposed to be the safest assets of all, Treasury bonds and mortgage-backed securities, which have fallen in value because of the Fed's interest rate hikes.

WSWS (2023-03-21). Police raid German real estate giant Vonovia. wsws.org The company is being investigated by the public prosecutor's office and state criminal office on suspicion of bribery and corruption, breach of trust and fraud.

WSWS (2023-03-21). The way forward for the strike by 65,000 Los Angeles school workers. wsws.org Having launched a three-day strike, LA educators now confront the need to mobilize ourselves independently in order to expand our struggle and appeal for the widest possible unity and support from workers throughout the city and the world.

WSWS (2023-03-21). Striking LAUSD teacher: "All the issues we were fighting for in our 2019 strike are the same now" wsws.org The World Socialist Web Site interviewed Chelsea, an adult eduecation teacher in Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) with over 20 years experience, on the eve of the citywide schools strike this week,…

WSWS (2023-03-21). Twenty years since the US invasion of Iraq. wsws.org The conquest and occupation of Iraq is one of the greatest crimes of the 21st century.

WSWS (2023-03-21). Detroit public schools begin cutting educator jobs, services and summer programs, as Covid funding runs out. wsws.org As one-time federal COVID funds are depleted, Detroit like school districts nationally are facing dire budget cuts.

WSWS (2023-03-21). Credit Suisse and the power of money. wsws.org In order to avoid being dragged into the abyss by the country's second-largest bank, the government in Bern pledged Switzerland's fate to the country's largest bank come what may.

WSWS (2023-03-21). Fight for fishing facilities at affordable prices! Reject communal provocations that divide Sri Lankan and Indian fishermen! wsws.org To fight for our rights, we must build action committees of fishing workers, independently of all capitalist parties and the fishermen's associations.

WSWS (2023-03-21). Protests sweep France as National Assembly accepts Macron's pension cuts without a vote. wsws.org The motion of censure against the government for imposing Macron's despised cuts without a vote fell 9 votes short of a majority in the Assembly, allowing them to become law.

WSWS (2023-03-21). Amazon announces 9,000 more job cuts as tech industry jobs massacre builds. wsws.org So far in 2023, tech companies, including giant players such as Meta, Google and Microsoft, have laid off nearly 140,000 employees.

WSWS (2023-03-21). What the SEP was prevented from asking at the anti-AUKUS meeting in Sydney. wsws.org The organisers promoted right-wing militarists, while suppressing discussion from the floor, including questions from the Socialist Equality Party.

Orinoco Tribune 2 (2023-03-21). Colonialism Created Food Insecurity in Haiti. orinocotribune.com By Victoria Koski-Karell and Elio Dortilus — Mar 12, 2023 | Now Climate Change Compounds It. | The U.S. must end its unfair trade practices and stop flooding Haiti's markets with food that can be grown locally. | As the planet faces more climate-driven disasters, we must prioritize the safety and wellbeing of populations most vulnerable to their effects. Extreme heat, droughts, floods and storms are becoming more frequent and intense worldwide while human industry, resource extraction, consumption and carbon emissions contribute to rapidly warming temperatures and rising seas. Amid this massive and multipron…

Eugenio Raúl Zaffaroni (2023-03-21). øDemocracia, dictadura o qué hay en Perú? globalizacion.ca Un presidente campesino, líder de los docentes peruanos (el "Profe"), apoyado por las rondas campesinas, que estuvieron cuarenta y cinco días en Lima exigiendo que sus votos fueran respetados (la "Keiko" Fujimori quería anularlos), fue destituido sin ser escuchado y…

teleSUR, JCM (2023-03-21). Policía reemplaza a ocho generales por muertes en protestas en Perú. telesurtv.net En los tres meses transcurridos desde que la presidenta Dina Boluarte asumió el poder el 7 de diciembre de 2022, han muerto 60 personas durante las manifestaciones.

teleSUR, nama, JCM (2023-03-21). Condenan en Colombia asesinato de líder social en el Cauca. telesurtv.net Según la ONG Indepaz suman 29 los líderes asesinados en lo que va de 2023 en el país suramericano.

Aram Aharonian (2023-03-21). El dominio de la comunicación y la lucha por su democratización. globalizacion.ca El mundo cambia, la tecnología avanza -hoy hablamos hasta de metaverso y discutimos si la inteligencia artificial sustituirá a los periodistas- pero parece que nos empujan a pelear en campos de batalla equivocados, munidos de herramientas perimidas, mientras las corporaciones…

Staff (2023-03-21). La vergàºenza del #TeamAsere. cubadebate.cu Me quedo con la vergàºenza de Armando Johnson… con su humildad, con su timidez, con ese nudo en la garganta que le impidió hablar en el recibimiento que les hicieran en el aeropuerto José Martí de La Habana. Me quedo con su imagen escondida en la foto colectiva… Los grandes no necesitan protagonismo. Lo tienen porque sí.

Staff (2023-03-21). Clásico Mundial de Béisbol: Japón deja al campo a México 6-5 en una semifinal de infarto (+ Tuit y Videos). cubadebate.cu En un emocionante juego de semifinales del Clásico Mundial de Béisbol, Japón logró clasificar a la final tras vencer 6-5 a México. En el final del noveno inning, Japón se encontraba en desventaja con un marcador de 4-5. Shohei Ohtani encendió el rally en el noveno inning con un doble, y Munetaka Murakami conectó un poderoso batazo contra la cerca que remolcó dos carreras para la goma y dejó al campo a México.

Staff (2023-03-21). Clásico Mundial de Béisbol: Japón deja al campo a México 6-5 en una semifinal de infarto (+ Video). cubadebate.cu En un emocionante juego de semifinales del Clásico Mundial de Béisbol, Japón logró clasificar a la final tras vencer 6-5 a México. En el final del noveno inning, Japón se encontraba en desventaja con un marcador de 4-5. Shohei Ohtani encendió el rally en el noveno inning con un doble, y Munetaka Murakami conectó un poderoso batazo contra la cerca que remolcó dos carreras para la goma y dejó al campo a México.

Staff (2023-03-21). Las 3 del día: Actuación de Cuba en el Clásico Mundial y las noticias de esta jornada (+ Podcast). cubadebate.cu Estados Unidos superó ampliamente este domingo a Cuba catorce carreras por dos en el partido semifinal del Quinto Clásico Mundial de Béisbol. Aunque la última imagen que deja el equipo cubano ante la afición es este dispar marcador de 14-2, es de destacar que culminó cuarto en esta edición, y tras 17 años regresó a planos estelares en el béisbol mundial.

teleSUR, DRL (2023-03-21). Suman más de 80 detenidos por protestas en Sudáfrica. telesurtv.net Se calcula que varios miles de manifestantes estén en las calles , pidiendo el fin del desabastecimiento y la renuncia del presidente Cyril Ramaphosa.

teleSUR, jaa, YSM (2023-03-21). Admiten a trámite pedido de juicio político contra presidente Lasso. telesurtv.net El pedido contra Lasso será enviado a la Corte Constitucional para que sea analizada la solicitud y se emita el dictamen previo de su admisibilidad.

teleSUR, jaa, YSM (2023-03-21). Emiten órdenes de evacuación por lluvias en California, EE.UU. telesurtv.net Según el comunicado, esta orden tiene como objetivo que las cerca de 1.400 personas que viven en esas regiones no fueran a quedar aisladas.

teleSUR, JCM (2023-03-21). Resulta ileso periodista ecuatoriano tras atentado. telesurtv.net La Fiscalía General del Estado inició una investigación por el atentado que sufrió este lunes el periodista Lenín Artieda, de la televisión Ecuavisa.

teleSUR, JCM (2023-03-21). Suman 489 los heridos tras terremoto en Ecuador. telesurtv.net El terremoto se convirtió en el movimiento telúrico más fuerte que ha soportado Ecuador desde el terremoto que golpeó Manabí y Esmeraldas el 16 de abril de 2016.

teleSUR, lvm, YSM (2023-03-21). Gobierno palestino denuncia racismo de ministro de Finanzas israelí. telesurtv.net Mohammad Shtayyeh puntualizó que la postura del ministro israelí potencia la violencia ejercida por las fuerzas de ocupación de Israel contra Palestina.

teleSUR, lvm, YSM (2023-03-21). Presidente boliviano resalta combate contra la Covid-19. telesurtv.net El jefe de Estado refirió que "prácticamente hemos resuelto el problema de la pandemia de la Covid-19 que la enfrentamos con vacunas gratuitas para todos los bolivianos y bolivianas".

teleSUR, MER (2023-03-21). Respaldan lucha anticorrupción del Gobierno venezolano. telesurtv.net Diosdado Cabello afirmó que en la Revolución Bolivariana no hay espacio para corruptos.

teleSUR, odr, YSM (2023-03-21). Inauguran III Foro Mundial de Derechos Humanos en Argentina. telesurtv.net El presidente Alberto Fernández destacó que el pueblo argentino ha hecho de los derechos humanos una verdadera política de Estado.

teleSUR, DRL (2023-03-21). Rusia abre caso penal contra jueces de la Corte de La Haya. telesurtv.net A su vez, China calificó la emisión de una orden de arresto contra el presidente ruso por parte de la Corte Penal Internacional como expresión de un doble rasero.

teleSUR, MER (2023-03-21). Presidente venezolano: hemos asumido una posición frontal en lucha contra la corrupción. telesurtv.net El jefe de Estado pidió su apoyo al pueblo venezolano en esta batalla contra la corrupción.

Mirko C. Trudeau (2023-03-21). Azotar a los niños, ejemplo del respeto a los derechos humanos en EE.UU. globalizacion.ca En Estados Unidos hay diecinueve estados donde está permitido el castigo físico a niños y niñas en las escuelas. La noticia no es de principios del siglo pasado: azotes, nalgadas, reglazos siguen siendo una práctica aplicada a "estudiantes rebeldes" en…

Staff (2023-03-21). øRepresentan bien las empresas de la música en Cuba a sus artistas? (I). cubadebate.cu Cuba cuenta con 14 empresas provinciales y una municipal (Isla de la Juventud), dos centros provinciales, dos nacionales y seis agencias de representación artística. Esta estructura agrupa a 4 081 unidades artísticas (669 subvencionadas y 3 412 no subvencionadas) integradas por 21 335 artistas y personal de apoyo.

Staff (2023-03-21). Detienen a 19 ex altos funcionarios en República Dominicana por trama de corrupción. cubadebate.cu Durante una operación anticorrupción 19 colaboradores del expresidente de República Dominicana Danilo Medina fueron arrestados por desfalco millonario y lavado de activos. La operación fue llevada a cabo por la Procuraduría especializada de Persecución de la Corrupción Administrativa tras una compleja investigación.

teleSUR, JCM (2023-03-21). Líder norcoreano Kim Jong-un dirige maniobras de ensayo militar. telesurtv.net La maniobra también busca mostrar "la voluntad más firme de responder a la guerra actual y enviar una advertencia más fuerte al enemigo".

teleSUR, odr, YSM (2023-03-21). Declaran alerta verde por lluvias en cuatro departamentos de Honduras. telesurtv.net La alerta aplica para Santa Bárbara, Cortés, Yoro y Atlántica debido a una cuña de alta presión.

Emir Sader (2023-03-21). Cómo Brasil derrotó al 'lawfare'. globalizacion.ca En Brasil, el lawfare fue un tema fundamental, porque intervino directamente en la historia reciente del país. Lula y Dilma Rousseff fueron las principales víctimas del lawfare. En este momento están viajando para China. | Él, nuevamente elegido presidente de Brasil….

Staff (2023-03-21). Cuba y España, aliados importantes para el fortalecimiento de la actividad notarial. cubadebate.cu La voluntad de fortalecer las relaciones entre Cuba y España en el ámbito notarial, en particular en materia de capacitación e informatización, distinguió el encuentro del Primer Ministro cubano con miembros del Consejo General del Notariado Español.

Staff (2023-03-21). Venezuela se prepara para los V Juegos Deportivos del Alba. cubadebate.cu Los V Juegos Deportivos de la Alianza Bolivariana para los Pueblos de Nuestra América (Alba) se celebrarán en 19 instalaciones de los estados de Miranda, La Guaira y Caracas, en Venezuela. En los Juegos participarán 3 mil 500 atletas en 35 deportes, como el beisbol, boxeo, atletismo, ajedrez, taekwondo, natación y esgrima.

Staff (2023-03-21). El pueblo estadounidense clama por la paz a dos décadas de la invasión a Iraq. cubadebate.cu Un fuerte reclamo de cese del militarismo y de la política de sanciones colmó este lunes las calles de Washington DC, donde miles de personas se congregaron para conmemorar el vigésimo aniversario de la invasión a Iraq liderada por EEUU. Los manifestantes portaron ataúdes envueltos en las banderas de los países invadidos en estas dos décadas de intenso belicismo.

teleSUR, nama, JCM (2023-03-21). Reportan nueva masacre en Barranquilla, Colombia. telesurtv.net El ataque ocurrió en el contexto del enfrentamiento entre las bandas de narcotraficantes Los Rastrojos y Los Costeños.

teleSUR, nbb, JGN (2023-03-21). Sismo de magnitud 5.3 sacude el este de Taiwán. telesurtv.net Se registraron en total cuatro sismos con magnitudes de entre 3.7 y 5.3 en el oriente de la isla.

teleSUR, DRL (2023-03-21). Franceses paralizan transporte contra reforma de pensiones. telesurtv.net Tras el uso de un artículo para saltarse la votación en el parlamento por parte de la jefa del Gobierno francés, Elisabeth Borne, las oposiciones pretenden sancionar al ejecutivo.

teleSUR, jaa, JGN (2023-03-21). Japón pasa a la final del Clásico Mundial de Béisbol 2023. telesurtv.net En el último inning un largo batazo de Munetaka Murakami dejó al equipo de México tirado en el campo.

teleSUR, jaa, YSM (2023-03-21). Anuncian resultados preliminares de comicios legislativos en Kazajistán. telesurtv.net En estos comicios, el gubernamental partido Anamat consiguió la mayoría parlamentaria con el 53,90 por ciento de los votos emitidos.

teleSUR, JGN (2023-03-21). øPor qué se celebra el Día de la Eliminación de la Discriminación Racial. telesurtv.net La Asamblea General de la ONU emitió el 26 de octubre de 1966 la declaratoria para conmemorar el Día de la Eliminación de la Discriminación Racial.

teleSUR, lvm, JGN (2023-03-21). Asciende a 491 cifra de heridos tras terremoto en Ecuador. telesurtv.net Entre los bienes públicos afectados se encuentran 34 edificaciones.

teleSUR, lvm, YSM (2023-03-21). Madres de Plaza de Mayo ratifican apoyo a vicepresidenta argentina. telesurtv.net "Este 24 de marzo las Madres de Plaza de Mayo marchamos bajo la consigna 'No a la proscripción, Cristina conducción'".

teleSUR, nama, JCM (2023-03-21). Argentina recibe III Foro Mundial de Derechos Humanos. telesurtv.net Se prevé un encuentro internacional para apoyar a la vicepresidenta Cristina Fernández, víctima de persecución judicial.

teleSUR, nama, JCM (2023-03-21). Rusia condona más de 20.000 millones de dólares a àÅfrica. telesurtv.net Rusia suministrará, gratuitamente, alimentos a los países necesitados de África, si no se prorroga el acuerdo de granos.

Tina Landis (2023-03-20). Despite record rainfall, California drought is far from over. liberationnews.org You may get the impression from corporate media headlines that the decades-long megadrought in California is over. Unfortunately those headlines are misleading.

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