Daily Archives: July 9, 2022

2022-07-09: News Headlines

Dave DeCamp (2022-07-09). US Announces New $400 Million Weapons Package for Ukraine. news.antiwar.com The Biden administration announced Friday The new aid marks the

WSWS (2022-07-09). Tug of war on global financial markets. wsws.org It is a sign of the perversity of the capitalist economy, dominated by financial octopuses, that the prospect of recession, spelling more economic hardship for billions of workers all over the world, is regarded as "good news" by the stock markets.

David Giesen (2022-07-09). Friday 7/15: Reviewing KPFA's Economic Update w/Richard Wolff. indybay.org ZOOM: | zoom.us/j/98494427833?pwd=NERHSWZnR2cybFlWQWswRnRQNG1LQT09

Brett Wilkins (2022-07-08). Model Shows Nuclear War Would Cause Millennia-Long 'Little Ice Age'. commondreams.org "We hope that this new study will encourage more nations to ratify the ban treaty," one of the paper's co-authors said, referring to the landmark Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons.

Anonymous669 (2022-07-08). Russian Troops Operating In Ukraine Have Begun Using Advanced Anti-Drone Electromagnetic Guns. southfront.org The Stupor anti-drone gun. Source: topwar.ru | The Russia military has employed the advanced "Stupor" anti-drone electromagnetic gun for the first time since the beginning of the special military operation in Ukraine, a source in defense circles told the TASS News Agency on July 6. | The Stupor gun was engineered by the Russian Defense Ministry's Main Robotics R&D and Testing Center to counter drones within a direct visibility range. Th…

WSWS (2022-07-08). After Johnson's resignation: Mobilize the working class against capitalism and war. wsws.org Johnson is such a divisive and discredited figure that he could not be entrusted with the next stage of the ruling class offensive against the working class or with prosecuting NATO's war against Russia.

Karen Conner (2022-07-08). Private Sector Employment Passes Pre-Pandemic Level, Wage Growth Moderates. cepr.net Wage growth continues to moderate, alleviating concerns about a wage-price spiral. | The June employment report showed the economy created 372,000 jobs last month, with the private sector adding 381,000. Private sector employment is now 140,000 jobs above its pre-pandemic level. Total employment is still down 524,000, as local government employment is 599,000 below pre-pandemic levels, and state government employment is 57,000 below pre-pandemic levels. The unemployment rate was unchanged at 3.6 percent for the fourth consecutive month. | Wage Growth Moderates Further | Perhaps the best news in this report is fur…

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-07-08). Raeisi visits chemical arms-hit village in Kordestan Province. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jul. 08 (MNA) — President Ebrahim Raeisi instructed relevant officials of Kordestan province to tackle the problems of the areas that attacked by Saddam regime's chemical weapons in a special way.

Anonymous669 (2022-07-08). Royal Navy Says It Seized Smuggled Iranian Missiles In Arabian Sea (Photos). southfront.org The boarding team recover the arms cache with HMS Montrose providing cover. Source: the Royal Navy. | On July 7, the Royal Navy announced that it had seized Iranian weapons from speedboats being operated by smugglers in the Arabian Sea. | In a

WSWS (2022-07-08). Strike called at General Dynamics Mission Systems plant in Marion, Virginia after workers vote down tentative agreement. wsws.org A tentative agreement between the UAW and the giant aerospace and defense corporation was rejected by the membership last Friday.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-07-08). UK in no position to make anti-Iran claims about Yemen. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jul. 08 (MNA) — The spokesman of the Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs rejected the baseless claim made by United Kingdom about the seizure of the Iranian weapons consignment en rout to Yemen.

Deweylaura (2022-07-08). "The Man Who Broke Capitalism" (book review). cpusa.org David Gelles, The Man Who Broke Capitalism: How Jack Welch Gutted the Heartland and Crushed the Soul of Corporate America — and How to Undo His Legacy, Simon & Schuster, 2022. The Man Who Broke Capitalism is the intriguing title of a new book by New York Times business columnist David Gelles. It offers …

Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan (2022-07-08). Celebrate the Promise of American Democracy With an Assault Weapons Ban. commondreams.org Our uniquely American crisis of mass shootings and gun violence must be confronted.

_____ (2022-07-07). Taiwan And The Making Of An 'Asian' NATO. popularresistance.org This year's NATO Summit took place amid a geopolitical seismic wave crashing upon Eurasia: Russia's special military operation in Ukraine. Contrary to the musings of the U.S. foreign policy establishment and its loyal servants in the West, NATO is not a defensive institution but rather the root cause of the dangerous confrontation developing between the U.S. and Russia. NATO provoked Russia to intervene in Ukraine by sponsoring a right-wing coup in 2014 and facilitating a regime of ethnic cleansing in the Donbas region for the next eight years.

Andy Kroll (2022-07-07). Fueling the Warfare State. tomdispatch.com This March, when the Biden administration presented a staggering $813 billion proposal for "national defense," it was hard to imagine a budget that could go significantly higher or be more generous to the denizens of the military-industrial complex. After all, that request represented far more than peak spending in the Korean or Vietnam War years, and well over $100 billion more than at the height of the Cold War. It was, in fact, an astonishing figure by any measure — more than two-and-a-half times what China spends; more, in fact, than (and hold your hats for this one!) the national security budgets of th…

_____ (2022-07-07). Let's Eliminate Nuclear Weapons, Before They Eliminate Us. popularresistance.org United Nations – When UN Secretary-General António Guterres congratulated States Parties to the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) on the successful conclusion of their first meeting in Vienna, his warning was dead on target. | "Let's eliminate these weapons before they eliminate us," he said pointing out that nuclear weapons are a deadly reminder of countries' inability to solve problems through dialogue and collaboration. | "These weapons offer false promises of security and deterrence—while guaranteeing only destruction, death, and endless brinksmanship," he declared, in a video message…

Fight Back (2022-07-07). Detroit group joins the Freedom Road Socialist Organization. fightbacknews.org Detroit, MI – A group of activists in the Detroit area joined the Freedom Road Socialist Organization (FRSO) in June 2022. This expands FRSO to an important and historic city for labor and Black struggles. The young workers and activists organized together during the George Floyd rebellion of 2020, and continued protesting through 2021, when they formed their own study group. | Late last year they approached the FRSO about joining and a comrade led them in a three-part study of the new book Marxist-Leninist Perspectives on Black Liberation and Socialism by Frank Chapman. They followed this with a study series on…

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