Daily Archives: August 8, 2022

2022-08-08: News Headlines

Situational Awareness (2022-08-08). People's Park: Berkeley City Council to Vote on "Tear Gas" Authorization Tonight. indybay.org A special meeting of the Berkeley City Council is scheduled for TONIGHT, Thursday August 4 @ 8: 15PM. The topic is to suspend the city's policy banning the use of chemical weapons. This proposed change of policy is in response to the People's Park protest. | Zoom link: us02web.zoom.us/j/89083608532

WSWS (2022-08-08). Machinists' union cancels strike of Boeing defense workers at last minute, rams through sellout deal. wsws.org Given the impact a strike would have had on Washington's war plans, it is almost certain that Biden intervened behind the scenes to prevent a strike.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-07). The US Keeps Reneging on Arms Control Agreements, So Why Should Russia Trust Biden's Latest Overtures? libya360.wordpress.com Scott Ritter >An unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile launches during an operational test at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, U.S., August 2, 2017 Washington's track record on fulfilling treaty obligations is not exactly stellar. This week, in an address to the Tenth Review Conference for the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons — which…

Fight Back (2022-08-07). Red Theory: Marxism and the Law of Value. fightbacknews.org In our previous article we looked at what a commodity is and examined use-value and exchange-value. This discussion of value is a cornerstone of Marx's critique of political economy. The value of any commodity is equal to the socially necessary labor time required to produce that commodity. This is the Law of Value, and it is essential to understand if we are to really grasp what is revolutionary about Marx's critique of capitalism. | In Capital, Marx writes, "That which determines the magnitude of the value of any article is … the labor-time socially necessary for its production. Each individual commodity, in…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-07). The Crypto-Fascist Group Infiltrating the Online Communist Community. libya360.wordpress.com Rainer Shea Marxist Anti Imperialist Collective, a crypto-Strasserite group, has advocated for Socialism with Richard Spencer characteristics by endorsing the idea of a white state. Big surprise. Why should we care so much? Well, this group is using certain tactics to spread its ideas widely. MAC runs several "communist" subreddits that are easy to mistake…

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2022-08-07). The Shanghai "Covid Zero Tolerance Mandate". Engineered Depression of China's Economy? 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.

Ali Abunimah (2022-08-06). US, Europe greenlight Israel's latest Gaza massacre. electronicintifada.net Western weapons, money and political support sustain Israel's persecution of the Palestinian people and keep the blood flowing.

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