Daily Archives: July 26, 2022

2022-07-26: News Headlines

Jason Ditz (2022-07-26). Saudis Seize Yemen Gasoline Ship, Oil Company Reports. news.antiwar.com According to the Yemeni Oil Company, one of their ships carrying 31,000 tons of gasoline was captured by Saudi and coalition forces. This was just the latest in a series of Saudi seizures. Nominally, the fuel is presented as military gear, even though it has obvious civilian use a…

Josef Thoman, David Goessmann (2022-07-26). Energy crisis: market intervention by policymakers is necessary. indybay.org We are in the middle of a multiple energy crisis. The supply of energy is in danger, and prices will continue to rise. This is not only a problem for private households and companies; rather, there is a danger that the persistently high inflation will become entrenched. Then we will be faced with a severe economic depression.

WSWS (2022-07-26). US Fed meets amid fears of global recession and financial turbulence. wsws.org While there are some indications that commodity price increases which sparked the inflationary spiral are falling, there are warnings that the inflationary surge is spreading throughout the economy.

Thiemo Kirmse (2022-07-26). Guidance to the system change, parts 1 and 2. indybay.org World War II led to U.S. domination of the political West, which was able to make its mark on the part of the world it more or less controlled. Led and dominated by the military-industrial complex and engaged mentally in a war with the Soviet Union, the USA suppressed any efforts of autonomous state developments that contradicted its interests.

WSWS (2022-07-26). American Federation of Teachers convention: In service of American capitalism's COVID-19 coverup, strike suppression, and war plans. wsws.org The American Federation of Teachers biennial convention towed the Democratic Party line in regard to covering up the pandemic, supporting war against Russia, and suppressing the working class through the trade union apparatus.

Pepe Escobar (2022-07-26). The Power Troika Trumps Biden in West Asia. orinocotribune.com By Pepe Escobar &#1 ; Jul 20, 2022 | The presidents of Russia, Iran, and Turkey convened to discuss critical issues pertaining to West Asia, with the illegal US occupation of Syria a key talking point. Oil and gas, wheat and grains, missiles and drones — the hottest topics in global geopolitics today — were all on the agenda in Tehran this week. | The Tehran summit uniting Iran-Russia-Turkey was a fascinating affair in more ways than one. Ostensibly about the Astana peace process in Syria, launched in 2017, the summit joint statement duly noted that Iran, Russia and (recently rebranded) Turkiye will c…

Labor Video Projectt (2022-07-26). US Covid-19 Insanity, The Working Class. Covid & Capitalism & THE NEW NORMAL By Dr. Gordon. indybay.org Dr. Nayvin Gordon reports on abandonment of any public health protection as the Covid-19 pandemic expands over two years after the pandemic starts.

____ (2022-07-25). 21 killed in bus crash in Kenya. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jul. 25 (MNA) — A bus fell off a bridge on Sunday in Kenya and plunged into a river along the highway, killing at least 21 people, police said.

_____ (2022-07-25). 2,500 St. Louis Machinists Union Members To Strike Boeing Aug. 1. popularresistance.org Nearly 2,500 members of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) District 837 have voted to strike the Boeing Co. in St. Louis. IAM District 837, which represents workers at three Boeing Defense locations, released the following statement regarding the rejection of the company's offer: | "Our members have spoken loudly and with one voice. We reject Boeing's current contract offer and will strike at all three St. Louis area locations, starting at 12: 01 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 1, 2022. We cannot accept a contract that is not fair and equitable, as this company continues to make billions…

Dana Sanchez (2022-07-25). After Missing Inflation, Is The Biden White House Changing The Definition Of Recession For Politics? moguldom.com The economy may be slowing but the U.S. government is working hard to convince you that this is not a recession, triggering discussions over what defines the "R" word and accusations that the government is trying to redefine the term for the sake of politics. Consumer spending is up, Americans' finances are solid for the …

Karen Conner (2022-07-25). PREVIEW: What to Look for In the Second Quarter 2022 GDP Report. cepr.net It is very possible that we will see negative growth again in the second quarter. This does not mean we are in a recession.

_____ (2022-07-25). After Israel Invades Nablus, Palestine Action Invades Israeli Drone Factory. popularresistance.org On Saturday night, Israeli military forces raided Nablus, armed with stun grenades and ammunition and killing two Palestinians and injuring 9 others. On Sunday, members of Palestine Action descended upon Israeli weapons company Elbit Systems' factory in Shenstone, smashing and striking at the site exterior, throwing red paint, a message to the Israeli occupation and those who uphold it — the day has passed where your violence will go unchecked, prepare to be met with resistance every step of the way. Activists took action seeking to dismantle an industry built on occupation, dispossession and warfare across…

Fight Back (2022-07-25). Red Theory: Against Sakai on settler colonialism and the national question in the U.S. fightbacknews.org As we have seen in our previous article, capitalism's origins are largely based upon "primitive accumulation" – the theft of land and resources during the colonial period. This theft helped to jumpstart the original accumulation of capital. In the U.S. this began with settler colonialism, whereby colonizers from Europe settled in the Americas, bringing with them terrible violence and oppression of indigenous and other oppressed peoples. | The

Staff (2022-07-25). Iran emerging as drone power. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jul. 25 (MNA) — After years of assiduous efforts, Iran has now mastered the process of producing state-of-the-art drones, something that has added another element to Iran's military prowess.

____ (2022-07-25). Behind the Drought and Food Deficits in Africa. transcend.org 19 Jul 2022 – The world is facing a combination of imperialist interventions, climate change and the burgeoning economic crisis of world capitalism.

____ (2022-07-25). Dag Hammarskjà∂ld (29 Jul 1905 — 18 Sep 1961): Second UN Secretary-General. transcend.org Dag Hjalmar Agne Carl Hammarskjà∂ld was Secretary-General of the United Nations from 10 Apr 1953 to 18 Sep 1961 when he died in a plane crash in the Congo. He was born on 29 July 1905 in Jonkoping, Sweden. An authority on literature whose translations of poetry were widely admired, Dag's journal of personal and spiritual reflections was published posthumously as Markings in 1963.

_____ (2022-07-24). Assad And Zelenskyy — A Contrast In Media Coverage. popularresistance.org In the early hours of Friday morning, Israeli airstrikes on the Syrian capital of Damascus resulted in the deaths of three Syrian soldiers, only a month after Damascus International Airport was bombed under similar circumstances, with Tel Aviv alleging that it was being used by Iran to transport weapons into the Arab Republic, where Tehran is operating in an anti-terrorist capacity under official invite from the Syrian government. | This air campaign, which began in 2013 following the Iranian intervention in the proxy war on Syria which had begun two years previously, has stepped up markedly in recent years, with…

Celeste Romero (2022-07-24). Albuquerque 'Women's Socialism Conference' calls for a new mass movement for women's liberation. liberationnews.org On July 16, the Women's Socialism Conference brought out more than 1 people for a day of education and discussion on the issues facing working-class women and LGBTQ people.

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