2022-05-21: News Headlines

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

____ (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.

Anonymous Contributor (2022-05-21). Phoenix Anarchists Mobilize Against "WLM" Group and Fascists at Pro-Choice Abortion Rally. itsgoingdown.org Anarchists in so-called Phoenix, Arizona report on confronting both neo-Nazis organizing under the banner of 'White Lives Matter' and far-Right militias harassing pro-choice demonstrations. Every month since April 2021, the WLM "White Lives Matter" group which is active nationwide calls for a national day of action on specific dates. The group claims to promote only…

____ (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). 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.

____ (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.

Benedict Ipgrave, Miroslava Chavez-Garcia, Marcy Darnovsky, Subhadra Das, Charlene Galarneau, Rosemarie Garland-Thomson, Nora Ellen Groce, Tony Platt, Milton Reynolds, Marius Turda, Robert A Wilson (2022-05-21). [Perspectives] From small beginnings: to build an anti-eugenic future. thelancet.com September, 1921 was unusually hot and New York was sweltering. For the many immigrants who crowded the city's tenements and pavements, one of the few places for relief from the incessant heat was the American Museum of Natural History. That summer the museum presented a new exhibition with rows of human skulls, snapshots of patients in psychiatric institutions, and the preserved brain of a serial killer. It was all terribly macabre. The immigrants among the museum's visitors who read the leaflet distributed at the entrance soon discovered that this exhibition was all about them.

____ (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.

Bridget Meehan (2022-05-21). In a parallel universe, the pandemic would have been different. zcomm.org Throughout this trauma, capitalism has not been good to us…

_____ (2022-05-21). Mali is Deprived of an Opportunity to Follow Policies Independent of the West. journal-neo.org Attempts by the inhabitants of the states of the African continent to throw off the shackles of modern neo-colonialism and pursue a policy independent of the West are being met with active resistance from the very same West. Another confirmation of this is the recent coup attempt thwarted by the authorities in Mali. Mali's Ministry …

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 …

Contributing Writers (2022-05-21). TV War "Experts" Revealed As Paid Shills For Weapons Manufacturers/ By Jimmy Dore. marktaliano.net READ MORE:

amarynth (2022-05-21). A Rare Look into Michael Hudson's Email Inbox &#1 ; US amazing threats against China and India. thesaker.is Dear K C, China won't go along with this surrender, will it? This is amazing! Michael US Sanction ENFORCEMENT THREATS Edward Wong and Michael Crowley, "U.S. Aims to Cripple Russian…

____ (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). 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.

____ (2022-05-21). Workers react as UAW rolls out new sellout deal at Detroit Diesel. wsws.org "Highlights of the new 6-year agreement released by the UAW show there are no significant improvements over the last deal over the contract workers rejected by a 4-1 margin 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.

Brenda Norrell (2022-05-21). Sikowis and Nick Estes: Imperialism and Christian Colonial Capitalism in Indian Country. indybay.org Nick Estes, Lakota professor and co-founder of The Red Nation, and Sikowis, founder of Great Plains Action Society, described the Christian Colonial Capitalism, imperialism and theft of Native land that led to the current failed system and deceptive schemes of non-profit philanthropy, at the annual Bioneers Conference.

Burn A Light Productions (2022-05-21). Sunday 5/22: Castro Theatre free premiere of 'The Ruth Brinker Story' about legendary SF AIDS activist. indybay.org Castro Theatre | 429 Castro St | San Francisco, CA 94114…

____ (2022-05-21). David Tidswell: Int'l school 'majordomo' in Shanghai. ecns.cn David Tidswell wakes up at 6: 30 a.m. every day. Then, the deputy principal of an international school located in Shanghai's Putuo District, begins to check messages, attend online meetings, conduct research, arrange logistical support, and ensure that the foreign teachers that currently work from home have sufficient supplies, among other things.

____ (2022-05-21). Imitator of Tang Dynasty consort enjoys overnight fame. ecns.cn Wang Yu, 28, became famous overnight for imitating noble Chinese imperial consort Yang Guifei (Yang Yuhuan) of Tang Dynasty (618-907) in a block themed on Tang culture in Xi'an, Shaanxi Province.

____ (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.

Angela (2022-05-21). Saturday 5/21: Free virtual screening of the documentary film "Jaffa: Mother of the Stranger" indybay.org

Brennan Center for Justice (2022-05-21). Wednesday 6/8: Who Gets to Be an American: Race, Fear, and Surveillance in Domestic Policy. indybay.org Online event (free)…

____ (2022-05-21). Chia Jue Xian: the grateful 'Shanghai Regiment Leader' from Singapore. ecns.cn In the Nanyang Community in Jing'an District, Shanghai, residents would call Chia Jue Xian from Singapore when their refrigerator is running empty.

Catherine Atim (2022-05-21). Ugandan who swallowed heroin to smuggle it to Mauritius arrested. plusnews.ug Authorities in Mauritius are holding a Ugandan national who swallowed heroin, an addictive and dangerous drug worth Shs 530 million to smuggle it into the country using his body as a vehicle. Daniel Goevins Ongaya, a 40-year-old was arrested at Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport in Mauritius. He had swallowed fifty-four pellets of heroin, weighing …

Chris McCall (2022-05-21). [World Report] A smoke-free generation: New Zealand's tobacco ban. thelancet.com Many countries will monitor the results of New Zealand's plan to ban sales of tobacco to anyone born after 2009. Chris McCall reports.

Andrew Green (2022-05-21). [Obituary] José Eduardo Lima Pinto da Costa. thelancet.com Champion of legal medicine in Portugal. He was born on April 3, 1934 in Porto, Portugal, and died of cancer on Dec 8, 2021 in Porto, aged 87 years.

Carol Lang (2022-05-21). Role Of The AFL-CIO Supporting The Histadrut & Its Support For Apartheid. indybay.org The Israeli corporatist Zionist trade union federation Histadrut has played an important role in supporting the apartheid system in Israel. The AFL-CIO leadership with the CIA has collaborated internationally to support US imperialism.

Anonymous103 (2022-05-21). New Military Aid From The U.S. To Ukraine Approved. southfront.org

amarynth (2022-05-21). Michael Hudson: Interview with RT &#1 ; Transcript. thesaker.is Michael Hudson's interview with RT &#1 ; May 19 2022. Peter Scott, RT anchor: Joining us now is Michael Hudson, economist and author of "Super-Imperialism" and the recently-published "Destiny of Civilization".

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