Daily Archives: May 9, 2022

2022-05-09: News Headlines

____ (2022-05-09). May Day 2022: Finance capital and the deepening crisis of global capitalism. wsws.org This is the report delivered by Nick Beams to the 2022 International May Day Online Rally held on May 1. Beams is a longstanding leader of the International Committee of the Fourth International and an expert on Marxist economics.

_____ (2022-05-08). A Socialist Perspective On The Abortion Rights Struggle. popularresistance.org On the night of May 3, a US Supreme Court draft decision regarding the landmark Roe v. Wade decision was leaked to the press. As per the draft, penned by conservative Justice Samuel Alito, the Supreme Court is set to overturn the historic decision, eliminating the right to abortion for millions of women. In response, thousands have taken to the streets of US cities, demanding that the right to abortion be protected. Activists and the millions of women in the streets hope that this outpour can sway the final Supreme Court decision. | Karina Garcia is an organizer with the Party for Socialism and Liberation and a w…

____ (2022-05-08). Health Care workers strike at Los Angeles' Cedar Sinai Medical Center. wsws.org The strike, which is being trivialized by the union as an "Unfair Labor Practice strike," raises issues of political power and socialism.

Suds, Snacks, Socialism Forum Committee (2022-05-08). Saturday 5/7: World Workers Rising. indybay.org

_____ (2022-05-08). The Border-Industrial Complex In The Biden Era. popularresistance.org First, it was the Customs and Border Protection (CBP) vehicles speeding along on the road in front of our campsite. Then it was the Border Patrol's all-terrain vehicles moving swiftly on a ridge above us. I was about 10 miles north of the border with Mexico, near Peña Blanca Lake in southern Arizona, camping with my six-year-old son and some other families. Like fire trucks racing to a blaze, the Border Patrol mobilization around me was growing so large I could only imagine an emergency situation developing. | I started climbing to get a better look and soon found myself alone on a golden hill dotted with alligat…

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2022-05-08). "Preemptive Nuclear War": The Historic Battle for Peace and Democracy. A Third World War Threatens the Future of Humanity. globalresearch.ca US nuclear doctrine consists in portraying nuclear weapons as a means of "self defense" rather than a "weapon of mass destruction". There are powerful financial interests behind Joe Biden's $1.3 trillion nuclear weapons program initiated under Obama.

Harald Neuber & Natylie Baldwin (2022-05-08). Open letter and Breaking the logic of war. indybay.org The delivery of large quantities of heavy weapons, however, could make Germany itself a party to the war. A Russian counterattack could then trigger the mutual assistance clause under the NATO treaty and thus the immediate danger of a world war. Natylie Baldwin emphasizes how Zelensky's outlawing of parties and dissenting media are dictatorial.

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