2022-12-06: News Headlines

Alexander Neu (2022-12-06). Russia's war in the mirror of western international law nihilism and propaganda. indybay.org With Russia's war of aggression on Ukraine and the Western response, the world may be headed in leaps and bounds toward the nuclear abyss: The escalation dynamic is gaining speed. More and more conventional weapons with better and better effect are being moved by the West to Ukraine, while asserting that they are not a party to the war.

Anonymous765 (2022-12-06). Revelations Of British Mercenary On Shocking Corruption In Ukrainian Army. southfront.org Click to see full-sie image | The Western media shared another interview with a mercenary who returned from Ukraine and revealed interesting details about the ongoing military conflict. | The British "volunteer" Josef McDonald claimed that a lot of foreign weapons disappear in Ukraine before they reach the front lines. He provided an example from his personal experience. When he moved with his unit from the Rovno region to Kharkov, they had two trucks full of: | 84 M4 assault rifles | 12 SCAR-H 7.62 rifles…

WSWS (2022-12-06). ILO report reveals deepening cuts in real wages. wsws.org A report issued by the International Labour Organisation has blown apart the claims by capitalist governments and central bankers around the world that interest rate hikes, now threatening to drive significant areas of the world economy into recession, are necessary to "fight inflation" by suppressing wage demands.

Reenvia Red Latina sin fronteras (2022-12-06). Silvia Federici: Elogio del cuerpo que baila. indybay.org Un fragmento de "Ir más allá de la piel. Repensar, rehacer y reivindicar el cuerpo en el capitalismo contemporáneo", nuevo libro de Silvia Federici…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-12-05). Nigerian President: Ukraine Weapons 'Filtering' to Lake Chad Region. libya360.wordpress.com Drago Bosnic Despite months of allegations that Western weapons being supplied to the Kiev regime are ending up in black markets around the world, the Neo-Nazi junta keeps insisting that this is not the case and that it's all just "Russian propaganda" aiming to cause a rift between Kiev and the political West. However, the…

Dave DeCamp (2022-12-05). Raytheon Gets $1.2 Billion Contract to Produce Air Defense System for Ukraine. globalresearch.ca

_____ (2022-12-05). Israel's Nuclear Menacing Of The Middle East. popularresistance.org As Western countries are floating the theory that Russia could escalate its conflict with Ukraine to a nuclear war, many Western governments continue to turn a blind eye to Israel's own nuclear weapons capabilities. Luckily, many countries around the world do not subscribe to this endemic Western hypocrisy. | "The Conference on the Establishment of a Middle East Zone Free of Nuclear Weapons and Other Weapons of Mass Destruction" was held between Nov. 14-18, with the sole purpose of creating new standards of accountability that, as should have always been the case, be applied equally to all Middle Eastern countrie…

Anonymous103 (2022-12-05). Nigerian President Warns Western Weapons For Ukraine Are Ending Up In Africa. southfront.org : A screenshot taken from a video released by Boko Haram in 2014 shows the leader of the group, Abubakar Shekau.At least a dozen major terrorist groups operate in Nigeria, including the infamous Boko Haram, and the inflow of weapons that could easily end up in their hands is the last thing the West African nation needs. | Written by Drago Bosnic, independent geopolitical and military analyst | Despite months of allegations that Western weapons being supplied to the Kiev regime are ending up in black mar…

Dave DeCamp (2022-12-05). Nigerian President Says Weapons From Ukraine are Winding Up in Africa. news.antiwar.com Nigeria's president has warned that weapons and ammunition used in the war in Ukraine are winding up in the hands of "terrorists" in the Lake Chad region of Africa. President Muhammadu Buhari made the comments last week from the Nigerian capital of Abuja. According to a press release from his office, Buhari drew attention "to the …

_____ (2022-12-05). The Fed's Response To Inflation Is Another Upward Transfer Of Wealth. popularresistance.org The Federal Reserve has responded to runaway inflation by hiking up interest rates at the same time that Americans are drowning in historic levels of personal debt. With interest rates up, prices will only rise faster than wages, hitting the vast majority of people with stagnant or declining wages in real terms. The result is yet another upward transfer of wealth to the minority of capitalists responsible for the crisis in the first place. Economist Richard Wolff joins The Chris Hedges Report to discuss the origins of the inflation crisis, the Fed's response, and what this all means for working people. | Richard…

Liberation Staff (2022-12-05). Order now! "The Supreme Court versus Democracy" liberationnews.org The newest pamphlet from the Party for Socialism and Liberation exposes the attempts of the right wing of the capitalist ruling class to alter the form of the political system in the United States to destroy core democratic rights.

Anonymous103 (2022-12-05). Italy Odyssey 2023: Economic Recession. Is The Country At Risk Of A Secession Between North And South? southfront.org Written by Piero Messina The stars say it. Thus, if anyone believes in astrology, he will cry out his anger…

____ (2022-12-05). Hawai'i to Pentagon: Stop Bombing Pohakuloa Toxic Area. transcend.org 30 Nov 2022 – Lava Flow from Maunakea Volcano Has Entered Hawaii's Military Pohakuloa Training Area (PTA) —->Danger of Toxins! There is a massive toxic stew at Pohakuloa from 75 years of bombing and the use of nuclear depleted uranium, spotting rounds, and likely chemical and biological weapons. Pohakuloa is NOT safe for soldiers, residents and visitors to Hawaii Island.

ProPublica (2022-12-05). Toxic Cold War weapons legacy: Uranium mines still poisoning the U.S. peoplesworld.org This extensive report was produced by ProPublica writers by Mark Olalde, Mollie Simon and Alex Mierjeski. In the American government's rush to build its Cold War nuclear arsenal, safety was sacrificed for speed. Uranium mills that helped fuel the weapons also dumped radioactive and toxic waste into rivers like the Cheyenne in South Dakota and the Animas in Colorado. Thousands of sheep …

Anonymous669 (2022-12-04). Russian Forpost-R Drones Attack Ukrainian Targets In Kharkiv (Videos). southfront.org The Forpost drone. Source: the Russian Ministry of Defense (mil.ru/924gcba/equipment/more.htm?id=12047553@morfMilitaryModel) | Russian combat drones continue to hunt down Kiev forces in the framework of the ongoing special military operation in Ukraine. | On December 2 and 4, Russian sources shared videos documenting two recent strikes by a Forpost-R combat drone on Kiev forces near the settlement of Vovchansk in the Kharkiv region. The first strike hit a checkpoint with four personnel, while the second destroyed military truck…

Anonymous103 (2022-12-04). Italy's Arms Lobby Won: Weapons In Kiev Throughout 2023. southfront.org Written by Piero Messina | Ensure the health of Calabrian citizens and supply arms to Ukraine. All in one law. This is how politics is done in Italy. When there is a goal to be achieved and a provision must be voted on, a single cauldron is created for the parliamentarians to vote on. Life and death seamless. | Someone had deluded himself that with the passage of the leadership of the Italian government from the hands of Mario Draghi to those of Giorgia Meloni the vision of the conflict in…

Ramzy Baroud (2022-12-04). "Deliberate Ambiguity": Israel's Nuclear Weapons Are Greatest Threat to Middle East. dissidentvoice.org As western countries are floating the theory that Russia could escalate its conflict with Ukraine to a nuclear war, many western governments continue to turn a blind eye to Israel's own nuclear weapons capabilities. Luckily, many countries around the world do not subscribe to this endemic western hypocrisy. 'The Conference on the Establishment of a …

_____ (2022-12-04). Why Are the Diavoli Incarnati From the Collective West Turning a Blind Eye to the High-Profile but Yet a Bogus Legal Trial on the Malaysian Airplane Crash? strategic-culture.org Russia is being accused of a whole range of crimes here and on the other hand she is not allowed to have appropriate legal defence. | "Someone must have slandered Josef K., for one morning, without having done anything truly wrong, he was arrested." | ‚Äï Franz Kafka, The District Court in the Hague has just finalised the trial about the air crash of the Malaysian flight MX17 from July 2014 and the elaboration and the complete deliberation of the court decision put forth that the plane was downed by the missile…

Editor (2022-12-04). The Chris Hedges Report: The Fed's Response to Inflation Is Another Upward Transfer of Wealth (With Richard Wolff ). scheerpost.com Capitalist profiteering is the real driver of the inflation crisis, and raising interest rates only passes the costs onto workers already overwhelmed by personal debt and stagnant wages.

J Goldberg, A Leisewitz, G Wiegel & M Zander (2022-12-04). Lockdown light – Corona crisis and capitalism. indybay.org The pandemic and countermeasures have effects shaped by the neoliberal form of capitalism[6] that has dominated since the 1980s. Three aspects are worth mentioning: 1.the independence of the financial sphere,2.the fragmentation of the labor markets, and | 3.the weakening of social systems. In the financialized economy, measures to cushion the crisis strengthen the haves.

Anonymous669 (2022-12-04). Palestinian Fighters Fire At Israeli Warplanes As Strikes Hit Gaza Following Rocket Attack (Videos). southfront.org Early on December 4, a series of Israeli strikes hit the Gaza Strip in response to a rocket attack that targeted settlements near the Palestinian enclave. | The Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) said that a rocket was fired from Gaza at southern Israel late on December 3. The rocket landed in an open field, causing no injuries or damage. Still, an alert was activated near the Gaza border settlements of Nahal Oz and Kfar Aza. | In a statement, the IDF said that the retaliatory strikes targeted a weapons workshop a…

Paul Oboohov (2022-12-04). Protesters target the Australian Defence Exports Office. greenleft.org.au "The Australian Defence Exports Office (ADEO) is a gift from the government to the weapons' corporations," Miriam Torzillo told protesters outside its office. Paul Oboohov reports.

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2022-12-05: News Headlines

Dave DeCamp (2022-12-05). Nigerian President Says Weapons From Ukraine are Winding Up in Africa. news.antiwar.com Nigeria's president has warned that weapons and ammunition used in the war in Ukraine are winding up in the hands of "terrorists" in the Lake Chad region of Africa. President Muhammadu Buhari made the comments last week from the Nigerian capital of Abuja. According to a press release from his office, Buhari drew attention "to the …

Alexander Neu (2022-12-05). Russia's war in the mirror of western international law nihilism and propaganda. indybay.org With Russia's war of aggression on Ukraine and the Western response, the world may be headed in leaps and bounds toward the nuclear abyss: The escalation dynamic is gaining speed. More and more conventional weapons with better and better effect are being moved by the West to Ukraine, while asserting that they are not a party to the war.

_____ (2022-12-05). The Fed's Response To Inflation Is Another Upward Transfer Of Wealth. popularresistance.org The Federal Reserve has responded to runaway inflation by hiking up interest rates at the same time that Americans are drowning in historic levels of personal debt. With interest rates up, prices will only rise faster than wages, hitting the vast majority of people with stagnant or declining wages in real terms. The result is yet another upward transfer of wealth to the minority of capitalists responsible for the crisis in the first place. Economist Richard Wolff joins The Chris Hedges Report to discuss the origins of the inflation crisis, the Fed's response, and what this all means for working people. | Richard…

Anonymous103 (2022-12-05). Italy Odyssey 2023: Economic Recession. Is The Country At Risk Of A Secession Between North And South? southfront.org Written by Piero Messina The stars say it. Thus, if anyone believes in astrology, he will cry out his anger…

Reenvia Red Latina sin fronteras (2022-12-05). Silvia Federici: Elogio del cuerpo que baila. indybay.org Un fragmento de "Ir más allá de la piel. Repensar, rehacer y reivindicar el cuerpo en el capitalismo contemporáneo", nuevo libro de Silvia Federici…

Ramzy Baroud (2022-12-04). "Deliberate Ambiguity": Israel's Nuclear Weapons Are Greatest Threat to Middle East. dissidentvoice.org As western countries are floating the theory that Russia could escalate its conflict with Ukraine to a nuclear war, many western governments continue to turn a blind eye to Israel's own nuclear weapons capabilities. Luckily, many countries around the world do not subscribe to this endemic western hypocrisy. 'The Conference on the Establishment of a …

Anonymous669 (2022-12-04). Russian Forpost-R Drones Attack Ukrainian Targets In Kharkiv (Videos). southfront.org The Forpost drone. Source: the Russian Ministry of Defense (mil.ru/924gcba/equipment/more.htm?id=12047553@morfMilitaryModel) | Russian combat drones continue to hunt down Kiev forces in the framework of the ongoing special military operation in Ukraine. | On December 2 and 4, Russian sources shared videos documenting two recent strikes by a Forpost-R combat drone on Kiev forces near the settlement of Vovchansk in the Kharkiv region. The first strike hit a checkpoint with four personnel, while the second destroyed military truck…

Dave DeCamp (2022-12-04). Raytheon Gets $1.2 Billion Contract to Produce Air Defense System for Ukraine. news.antiwar.com The US Army has awarded Raytheon a $1.2 billion contract to produce an air defense system for Ukraine as part of US military aid for the country. The contract is for six National Advanced Surface-to-Air Missile Systems (NASAMS), a system the US recently began providing Ukraine. The funds for the contract are coming from the …

Anonymous103 (2022-12-04). Italy's Arms Lobby Won: Weapons In Kiev Throughout 2023. southfront.org Written by Piero Messina | Ensure the health of Calabrian citizens and supply arms to Ukraine. All in one law. This is how politics is done in Italy. When there is a goal to be achieved and a provision must be voted on, a single cauldron is created for the parliamentarians to vote on. Life and death seamless. | Someone had deluded himself that with the passage of the leadership of the Italian government from the hands of Mario Draghi to those of Giorgia Meloni the vision of the conflict in…

_____ (2022-12-04). Why Are the Diavoli Incarnati From the Collective West Turning a Blind Eye to the High-Profile but Yet a Bogus Legal Trial on the Malaysian Airplane Crash? strategic-culture.org Russia is being accused of a whole range of crimes here and on the other hand she is not allowed to have appropriate legal defence. | "Someone must have slandered Josef K., for one morning, without having done anything truly wrong, he was arrested." | ‚Äï Franz Kafka, The District Court in the Hague has just finalised the trial about the air crash of the Malaysian flight MX17 from July 2014 and the elaboration and the complete deliberation of the court decision put forth that the plane was downed by the missile…

Editor (2022-12-04). The Chris Hedges Report: The Fed's Response to Inflation Is Another Upward Transfer of Wealth (With Richard Wolff ). scheerpost.com Capitalist profiteering is the real driver of the inflation crisis, and raising interest rates only passes the costs onto workers already overwhelmed by personal debt and stagnant wages.

J Goldberg, A Leisewitz, G Wiegel & M Zander (2022-12-04). Lockdown light – Corona crisis and capitalism. indybay.org The pandemic and countermeasures have effects shaped by the neoliberal form of capitalism[6] that has dominated since the 1980s. Three aspects are worth mentioning: 1.the independence of the financial sphere,2.the fragmentation of the labor markets, and | 3.the weakening of social systems. In the financialized economy, measures to cushion the crisis strengthen the haves.

Tanupriya Singh (2022-12-04). An image of hope: Abahlali baseMjondolo's fight for dignity and land, 17 years on. peoplesdispatch.org On November 17, a photo exhibition titled 'Socialism or Death: Abahlali baseMjondolo on the Frontlines of Struggle' opened at The Forge in Johannesburg. The work displayed chronicles the years-long struggle of South Africa's shack dwellers movement to secure land and housing for the urban poor…

Binoy Kampmark (2022-12-04). The Raider Spirit: The Unveiling of the B-21. dissidentvoice.org The US military industrial complex has made news with another eye-wateringly expensive product, a near totemic tribute to waste in a time of crisis. The $700 million B-21 Raider stealth bomber was unveiled by Northrop Grumman Corp. and the United States Air Force on December 2 at Airforce Plant 42 in Palmdale, California. There was …

Paul Oboohov (2022-12-04). Protesters target the Australian Defence Exports Office. greenleft.org.au "The Australian Defence Exports Office (ADEO) is a gift from the government to the weapons' corporations," Miriam Torzillo told protesters outside its office. Paul Oboohov reports.

Anonymous669 (2022-12-04). Palestinian Fighters Fire At Israeli Warplanes As Strikes Hit Gaza Following Rocket Attack (Videos). southfront.org Early on December 4, a series of Israeli strikes hit the Gaza Strip in response to a rocket attack that targeted settlements near the Palestinian enclave. | The Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) said that a rocket was fired from Gaza at southern Israel late on December 3. The rocket landed in an open field, causing no injuries or damage. Still, an alert was activated near the Gaza border settlements of Nahal Oz and Kfar Aza. | In a statement, the IDF said that the retaliatory strikes targeted a weapons workshop a…

Brian Berletic (2022-12-03). New US B-21 Raider Illustrates Waste in Western Defense Spending Giving Russia-China the Edge. thealtworld.com The US has unveiled the stealth B-21 Raider its newest bomber; | The B-21 Raider may cost over 700 million US dollars per warplane; | It will not fly until next year at the earliest and still requires extensive design reviews; | Western analysts admit it faces major challenges going against modern integrated air defense systems produced by nations like Russia and China; | Rather than depend on its stealth, analysts suggest it could use tactics already used by conventional aircraft to carry out standoff strikes using long-range precision guided weapons; | If used to carry…

_____ (2022-12-03). America's Fate: Revolution or Fascism? strategic-culture.org Daniel Lazare is a journalist, author and commentator who specializes in critically analyzing the politics and Constitution of the United States. He has authored several books, including The Velvet Revolution and the Decline of American Democracy. | The Covid-19 pandemic over the past two years exposes the pathological diseased state of US capitalism where private profit is prioritized over public health. Over one million people have died in the US, by far the biggest death toll of any other nation. | By contrast, China's death toll from Covid-19 stands at around 5,200, or 0.5 percent of the US. That shows tha…

Anonymous103 (2022-12-03). What "Victory" and "Defeat" Would Mean in Ukraine's War. southfront.org | Written by In order to be able accurately to define "victory" in the war in Ukraine, the pre-requisite is to define whom the two sides are that wage this war. For example: when America fought in WW II, it was waging war in foreign battlefields and with its own troops and weapons, and even if America were to win in any of those battlefields, it still could have bee…

Thecommunists (2022-12-03). Comrade Joti: Why our rulers hide the truth about socialist science. thecommunists.org On 5 November, at the 105th anniversary celebration of the 1917 October Revolution in Russia, CPGB-ML vice-chair Joti Brar spoke about the extraordinary importance of scientific socialism in both the success of the October Revolution and in our current-day work to bring about socialism in Britain. Two key points about our scientific work today, the …

Ariadna Eljuri (2022-12-03). President of Bolivia Calls for Unity to Defeat Coup Attempts. orinocotribune.com On Friday, December 2, Bolivian President Luis Arce called for internal unity to defeat coup attempts in the country after recognizing the existence of conflicts within his own party, Movement Towards Socialism (MAS), the ruling party of Bolivia. | Arce said in a video message that both the right wing and "comrades from inside" are looking for ways for his government to fail. | The Bolivian president reiterated his fight for the Bolivian people and for the construction of a project that strengthens the nation's sovereignty. | "I know that there are those who want to see us fail, from outside, and unfortunately so…

Dr. T. P. Wilkinson (2022-12-03). What System Governs the People's Republic of China? "Socialism With Chinese Characteristics" globalresearch.ca

Fight Back (2022-12-03). Theory: Reproductive labor and the family. fightbacknews.org Mother Bloor, a Communist revolutionary who fought for women's suffrage, emphasized that women couldn't just stop at the right to vote. Working women still had to organize against the capitalist ruling class, which forced them to endure long hours, low wages and suffocating labor conditions. The vote was just another tool in that struggle. The suffrage movement relied on people like Bloor – workers who recognized that women's liberation depends on the struggle for socialism. | This struggle has always brought out the hardest fighters for women's liberation, and in recent decades it has empowered the LGBTQ movemen…

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2022-12-03). "Economic Warfare" Directed against China? The Shanghai "Covid Zero Tolerance Mandate" Extends its Grip to Major Industrial Cities. globalresearch.ca "Covid Tolerance Zero" has contributed to destabilizing Shanghai's financial sector as well as China's buoyant export economy. It has created social havoc for millions of people, requiring the imposition of PCR tests, using the QR code as a means of social control.

WSWS (2022-12-03). Stronger than expected US jobs report sparks calls for further interest rate hikes. wsws.org The financial markets reacted negatively to the jobs report for November, seeing the higher than expected employment numbers as a setback to plans to create a recession to crush the mounting struggles of the working class.

Brett Wilkins (2022-12-03). Pentagon to Spend $200 Billion on New Nuclear Bomber as Millions Live in Poverty. truthout.org Peace and economic justice advocates responded to the imminent unveiling Friday of the United States Air Force's new $750 million-per-plane nuclear bomber by reiterating accusations of misplaced priorities in a nation where tens of millions of people live in poverty and lack adequate healthcare coverage. Military-industrial complex giant Northrop Grumman is set to introduce its B-21 Raider on… |

Anonymous669 (2022-12-03). U.S. Navy Seizes Over 1 Million Rounds Of Ammunition, Other Weapons Destined For Yemen (Photos). southfront.org 221203-N-NO146-1003 GULF OF OMAN (Dec. 3, 2022) Bags containing more than tons of fuses and propellants for rockets and ammunition rounds sit on the flight deck of expeditionary sea base USS Lewis B. Puller (ESB 3), Dec. 3. (U.S. Navy photo) | The United States Navy 5th Fleet intercepted on December 1 a fishing trawler smuggling more than tons of ammunition rounds, fuses and propellants for rockets in the Gulf of Oman along a maritime route from Iran to Yemen, the U.S. Naval Forces Central Command (N…

En.mehrnews (2022-12-03). Iran condemns US sanctions at UN BWC Revision Conference. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 03 (MNA) — Managing director of the Foreign Ministry International Peace and Security Office in a speech at the Ninth Review Conference of the Biological Weapons Convention condemned US sanctions, which he said breach conventions.

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