Author Archives: admin

2022-05-22: News Headlines

____ (2022-05-21). New York Times indicates divisions over the course of NATO-Russia war. wsws.org Despite the internal divisions in the ruling class that find expression in the Times' editorial, the Biden administration will not be able to simply reverse course and extricate itself from the political crisis that it set in motion by provoking the Russian invasion.

____ (2022-05-21). German Chancellor Scholz's government statement: Rearming for war against Russia. wsws.org The government statement made by Federal Chancellor Olaf Scholz to the federal parliament on Thursday morning, and the ensuing debate, made clear how aggressively German imperialism is behaving once again 77 years after the end of the Second World War.

____ (2022-05-21). Powerful strike movement emerges in the United States. wsws.org A series of powerful strikes and social protests have broken out across the United States against intolerable social conditions and breathtaking levels of social inequality.

Contributing Writers (2022-05-21). Mariupol — The War Crime Cars/ By Graham Phillips. marktaliano.net READ MORE:

_____ (2022-05-21). If Degrowth Is Coming, What Does It Propose For Workers? popularresistance.org In 2015, countries participating in the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change rallied around preventing the rise in average global temperatures beyond 1.5 degrees Celsius. With an average rise of 1.5—2.0 degrees, scientists predict 70—90% loss of coral reefs globally, an explosion of natural disaster—related deaths, and displacement of up to 1.2 billion people by 2050. | We already stand at an increase in average global temperatures of 1.2 degrees Celsius since the Industrial Revolution and, according to the World Meteorological Organization, there is now a 40% chance that the wo…

____ (2022-05-21). Virginia Thomas, wife of Supreme Court justice, pressured Arizona state legislators to overturn 2020 popular vote. wsws.org Emails confirm that the January 6 coup was not a "spontaneous riot" but the culmination of a conspiracy orchestrated at the highest levels of the ruling class and Republican Party elite to overturn democratic forms of rule in the United States.

____ (2022-05-21). Principal at high school in Seattle, Washington fired by district for informing families of abandonment of contact tracing. wsws.org Staff and students have come to the support of Catherine Brown, the principal of Cleveland High School who was fired by Seattle Public Schools upon an investigation into emailing families about the end of COVID-19 contact tracing during the Omicron surge in January, which the district requested she withhold.

Media Lens (2022-05-21). "There Is No Way To Fool Physics": Climate Breakdown And State-Corporate Madness. dissidentvoice.org In the terrifying opening to his 2020 novel, The Ministry for the Future, Kim Stanley Robinson depicts an intense heatwave in India. In an 'ordinary town' in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, people are struggling to cope with unbearable heat and humidity. It is the combination of the two, measured by the so-called 'wet-bulb …

Binoy Kampmark (2022-05-21). Australian Disinformation Wonderland: The Federal Election 2022. dissidentvoice.org All elections are filled with the half-truths, mistruths and full-fledged lies. Victory is rarely bought on a platform of complete honesty. But the road to the current Australian federal election has been potholed by more deception than most. This is bound to happen when policy platforms are weak and rickety, leaving the opponents large scope …

____ (2022-05-21). In major attack on free speech, Migrants NZ Facebook group forced to close. wsws.org Migrants NZ, a popular forum on New Zealand's draconian immigration policies with more than 75,000 members, shut down after its administrators were threatened with legal action.

____ (2022-05-21). Australian academics union censors SEP member at University of Sydney strike. wsws.org The censorship was aimed at preventing any exposure of the National Tertiary Education Union's role in enforcing sweeping attacks on the jobs and conditions of academics and university staff.

____ (2022-05-21). Six things striking CNH workers need to know about the company. wsws.org CNH's international workforce—along with the workers at its myriad parts producers—are striking workers' natural allies and a potential source of colossal strength…

____ (2022-05-21). All parties in Ontario's provincial election bear responsibility for the province's disastrous housing crisis. wsws.org For low-income workers or those in precarious employment who are fortunate enough to have "affordable" housing, a job loss or reduction in employment hours can quickly lead to homelessness.

____ (2022-05-21). The World Health Organization to meet urgently to review the global spread of monkeypox infections. wsws.org More than 130 cases of suspected and confirmed monkeypox infections across 11 countries are being investigated. The WHO is convening an emergency meeting to address the growing global threat.

____ (2022-05-21). Australia: Phony election promises will do nothing to resolve housing crisis. wsws.org The measures proposed by Labor and the Liberal-Nationals are aimed solely at maintaining record house prices and the profits of the banks.

____ (2022-05-21). Workers react as UAW rolls out new sellout deal at Detroit Diesel. wsws.org "Highlights" of the new six-year agreement released by the UAW show there are no significant improvements over the last deal, which workers rejected by a 79 percent margin on May 10.

____ (2022-05-21). Right-wing Ukrainian nationalism as applied in the field of musicology. wsws.org A University of Miami music professor uses the pages of the New York Times to suggest that the music of Dmitri Shostakovich and other Russian composers are "cultural weapons" in the service of Vladimir Putin.

____ (2022-05-21). Sri Lankan trade unions undermine workers struggles. wsws.org The unions called the protests in a bid to deflect the rising anger among workers, poor and youth over the ever-increasing prices and shortages of essentials.

noreply (2022-05-21). Inevitability Or As They Say… smoothiex12.blogspot.com in the Family Guy, "

2022-05-22 08:17 | 04:17 EST | tr | 21 | 0 | 19 | 0 | 0 

2022-05-21: News Headlines

Media Lens (2022-05-21). "There Is No Way To Fool Physics": Climate Breakdown And State-Corporate Madness. dissidentvoice.org In the terrifying opening to his 2020 novel, The Ministry for the Future, Kim Stanley Robinson depicts an intense heatwave in India. In an 'ordinary town' in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, people are struggling to cope with unbearable heat and humidity. It is the combination of the two, measured by the so-called 'wet-bulb …

Renfrey Clarke (2022-05-21). Protesters say climate change is still the issue. greenleft.org.au On election eve, more than 50 people gathered on Rundle Mall for a snap protest against the Coalition government's inaction on climate change. Renfrey Clarke reports.

Srilata Kammila (2022-05-21). The climate crisis is a health crisis. moderndiplomacy.eu With one in eight people worldwide threatened by a lethal heat wave in South Asia that's already taken close to 100 lives, it's time we recognize that the climate crisis is a health crisis. This is not an isolated issue. In South Africa, recent floods took over 400 lives, across the Sahel violence and insecurity …

2022-05-21 10:11 | 06:11 EST | jz | 5 | 0 | 0 | 3 | 0