2022-09-30: News Headlines

WSWS (2022-09-30). US announces plans to expand "industrial base" for war with Russia. wsws.org Amid claims that the United States has sent so many weapons to Ukraine that it verges on depleting the capabilities of the US military, the US and its allies have announced a major new initiative to expand arms production.

Infobrics (2022-09-30). Western economic warfare backfired, new depression likely to come. infobrics.org What awaits Europe with Nord Stream pipelines possibly gone forever?>

WSWS (2022-09-30). Devastation from Hurricane Ian: Another disaster inflicted by American capitalism. wsws.org The death toll and destruction in Florida are of immense dimensions and demonstrate the failure of capitalist society. Such disasters are not "natural," but the predictable result of the inability of the profit system to address climate change and its environmental consequences.

____ (2022-09-30). Chinese envoy urges dialogue, consultation to resolve Syrian chemical weapons issue. ecns.cn Dialogue and consultation is the only way to resolve the Syrian chemical weapons issue, a Chinese representative said Thursday.

____ (2022-09-30). Iran calls for UN support for interaction between Syria, OPCW. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 30 (MNA) — The Iranian Permanent Ambassador to the United Nations called on the UN Security Council (UNSC) to support the current constructive interaction between Syria and the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW).

Suds, Snacks,, Socialism Forum Committee (2022-09-30). Saturday 10/8: The California Propositions Demystified. indybay.org

Jeremy Kuzmarov (2022-09-29). Is that a chilling echo of Dr. Strangelove we are hearing from Biden's nominee to oversee nuclear weapons arsenal? struggle-la-lucha.org

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2022-09-29). "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.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-29). Ukraine: Cuban Missile Crisis 2.0? libya360.wordpress.com Anatoly Antonov It is safe to assume that any use of nuclear weapons could quickly lead to an escalation of a local or regional conflict into a global one. As Henry Kissinger wrote in 2014, "The demonization of Vladimir Putin is not a policy; it is an alibi for the absence of one." I have commenced my…

Shane Quinn (2022-09-29). An Overview of US Nuclear Weapons and Arms Expenditure. globalresearch.ca

Ann Brown (2022-09-29). US Government: We Warned Russia Privately There Will Be Catastrophic Consequences If They Use Nukes. moguldom.com Behind closed doors, the U.S. government apparently warned Russian President Vladimir Putin against the use of nuclear weapons. Now, President Joe Biden's administration is sending the message through the media. Pentagon and U.S. officials made the rounds on Sunday talk shows Sept. 25 issuing the warning publicly. But on Sept. 28, Russia announced that it …

Dave DeCamp (2022-09-29). New $1.1 Billion Arms Package for Ukraine Includes 18 HIMARS Launchers. news.antiwar.com The Pentagon announced a new $1.1 billion arms package for Ukraine on Wednesday that includes 18 High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems (HIMARS). So far, the US has delivered Ukraine 16 HIMARS, which are made by Lockheed Martin. The arms package is being given to Ukraine through the Ukraine Security Assistance Initiative (USAI), which allows the …

WSWS (2022-09-29). Sri Lankan SEP/IYSSE meeting discusses a socialist program to fight state repression. wsws.org Speakers explained that the fight against state repression, and for the release of all political prisoners, had to be based on mobilising the working class against capitalism.

Lucas Amin (2022-09-29). Weapons Firms Install 50 Staff Inside the UK Ministry of Defence. globalresearch.ca

Lucas Amin (2022-09-29). Weapons Firms Install Staff Inside the UK Ministry of Defence. globalresearch.ca

Dana Sanchez (2022-09-29). Crypto Investors Lost Big In The Crash, Now IRS Is Demanding More Records To Track Down Hidden Profits. moguldom.com While investors scramble to recover funds lost in the 2022 crypto market crash, the Internal Revenue Service is boosting efforts to raise more revenue from crypto owners and targeting U.S. taxpayers who failed to report and pay taxes on crypto transactions. A new court order allows the IRS to issue a "John Doe summons" for customer records. …

Anonymous669 (2022-09-29). SDF Uncovers Large Weapons Cache Of ISIS Near Al-Hawl Camp In Northeastern Syria (Video). southfront.org Click to see full-size image. Source: the Syrian Democratic Forces. | On September 28, the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) announced that it had uncovered a large weapons cache of ISIS cells near the notorious al-Hawl camp in Syria's northeastern region. | The weapons cache was located in the village of Al-Qairouan, just a few kilometers away from the al-Hawl in the eastern countryside al-Hasakah. | In the cache, SDF units and security forces, Asayish, found dozens of assault rifles and…

Anonymous669 (2022-09-29). In Video: Iran's Fath 360 Missiles, Shahed-136 Drones Hit Kurdish Insurgents In Northern Iraq. southfront.org The Fars News Agency has released footage documenting the The strikes, which were carried out by the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), targeted positions of Kurdish-Iranian opposition groups, including the Kurdistan Freedom Party, the Kurdistan Democratic Party of Iran, the Free Life Part…

Anonymous669 (2022-09-29). Israel Army Was Given Green Light To Use Combat Drones For Targeted Killings In West Bank. southfront.org Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) commanders in the occupied West Bank have been given the green light to use combat drones…

Isheka N. Harrison (2022-09-29). Former UCLA Basketball Star Jalen Hill Passes Away At 22: Went Missing In Costa Costa Rica, Previously Battled Depression. moguldom.com Many across the country were heartbroken to find out former UCLA standout basketball player Jalen Hill died at age 22. Hill's father, George Hill, announced the news of his son's passing in an Instagram post. His cause of death has not been disclosed. A screenshot of George's post was shared by L.A. Daily News' Tarek …

Anonymous669 (2022-09-29). Hezbollah, IRGC Moved Missiles To Palmyra In Central Syria: Monitoring Group. southfront.org Iranian-backed forces massing around Deir Ezzor city | Lebanon's Hezbollah and the Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) moved large quantities of weapons, including missiles, from positions in the southwestern countryside of Homs to the city of Palmyra in the governorate's eastern countryside over the past two days, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) reported on September 29. | The London-based monitoring group said that the weapons were stored in fortified positions near Palmyra. They were alleged…

Editor (2022-09-29). Una acusación al capitalismo moderno. workers.org Imagínese que el gobierno de Joe Biden y el Congreso hubieran acordado gastar 54.000 millones de dólares para impulsar la atención sanitaria en Estados Unidos mientras las variantes del COVID-19 seguían cobrándose más vidas. En lugar de que la esperanza de vida disminuyera por segundo año consecutivo, se habrían salvado . . . |

Dave DeCamp (2022-09-28). Report: US Preparing $1.1 Billion Arms Package for Ukraine. news.antiwar.com The US is preparing a new $1.1 billion arms package for Ukraine that will be announced soon, Reuters reported Tuesday, citing unnamed US officials. The weapons package will likely include HIMARS rocket systems, HIMARS ammunition, counter-drone systems, radar systems, training, and technical support. The arms package is expected to be provided to Kyiv using the …

_____ (2022-09-28). Imperialism And Capitalism Are 'Bleeding The World Dry'. popularresistance.org Nicaragua's Sandinista government used its platform at the United Nations General Assembly to call for a global rebellion against the "imperialist and capitalist system" that is "bleeding the world dry." | "It is time to say enough to the hypocritical imperialism that politicizes, falsifies, and denigrates human rights, that they themselves violate and deny every day," declared Nicaraguan Foreign Minister Denis Moncada. | "Imperialism and its coercive actions are anti-life, in all spheres, and because of this, they are contrary to international law," he added. In his September 26 UN speech, Moncada proclaimed, "A…

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2022-09-29: News Headlines

Dave DeCamp (2022-09-29). New $1.1 Billion Arms Package for Ukraine Includes 18 HIMARS Launchers. news.antiwar.com The Pentagon announced a new $1.1 billion arms package for Ukraine on Wednesday that includes 18 High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems (HIMARS). So far, the US has delivered Ukraine 16 HIMARS, which are made by Lockheed Martin. The arms package is being given to Ukraine through the Ukraine Security Assistance Initiative (USAI), which allows the …

Lucas Amin (2022-09-29). Weapons Firms Install 50 Staff Inside the UK Ministry of Defence. globalresearch.ca

Shane Quinn (2022-09-29). An Overview of US Nuclear Weapons and Arms Expenditure. globalresearch.ca

Binoy Kampmark (2022-09-29). Gautam Adani: Ecological Crossdresser. dissidentvoice.org Imagine the tobacco producer who invests in smoke limitation programs, or the arms manufacturer who attends a conference proposing to ban weapons and seek a better future. Gautam Adani, one of India's most ruthlessly adept billionaires, has added his name to the growing list of corporate transvestism, using ecological credentials as his camouflage for fossil …

WSWS (2022-09-29). Sri Lankan SEP/IYSSE meeting discusses a socialist program to fight state repression. wsws.org Speakers explained that the fight against state repression, and for the release of all political prisoners, had to be based on mobilising the working class against capitalism.

Suds, Snacks,, Socialism Forum Committee (2022-09-29). Saturday 10/8: The California Propositions Demystified. indybay.org

Dave DeCamp (2022-09-28). Report: US Preparing $1.1 Billion Arms Package for Ukraine. news.antiwar.com The US is preparing a new $1.1 billion arms package for Ukraine that will be announced soon, Reuters reported Tuesday, citing unnamed US officials. The weapons package will likely include HIMARS rocket systems, HIMARS ammunition, counter-drone systems, radar systems, training, and technical support. The arms package is expected to be provided to Kyiv using the …

____ (2022-09-28). Washington admits to conducting biological research on low-income Ukrainians: Russian media. ecns.cn The U.S. delegation in Geneva has admitted that Washington had been conducting biological research on low-income citizens from Ukraine at a meeting of the states parties to the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention.

Staff (2022-09-28). US, Europe running out of weapons to send to Ukraine. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 28 (MNA) — An US associate professor has told CNBC that Washington soon may not have the ability to supply Kyiv with arms.

Dave DeCamp (2022-09-28). Sanctions on Russia Opens Markets for US Weapons Makers: White House Official. news.antiwar.com Sanctions that make it harder for Russia to export military equipment create an "opportunity" for US weapons makers to find new markets, a White House official "As a practical matter, countries that have had to rely on Russian equipment are going to find it very difficult to get even basic supplies from Russia's defense industrial base," Cara Abercrombie, the National Security Council's director of defense policy and arms con…

Editor (2022-09-28). Imperialism and Capitalism Are 'Bleeding the World Dry': At UN, Nicaragua Calls for Global Rebellion. scheerpost.com By Ben Norton / Nicaragua's Sandinista government used its platform at the "It is time to say enough to the hypocritical imperialism that politicizes, falsifies, and denigrates human rights, that they themselves…

TeleSUR (2022-09-28). Germany Already in Recession, DIW Researchers Say. telesurenglish.net "Unfortunately there is no light at the end of the tunnel at the moment," said DIW economic expert Guido Baldi, who estimates the gross domestic product (GDP) of Europe's largest economy will shrink by approximately five percent in 2022 and 2023. | Photo taken on Aug. 1, 2022 shows a night view of the city hall in Hanover, Germany. Some landmark structures across the country have reduced their night illumination to save electricity.

Liberation Staff (2022-09-28). NEW BOOK: Socialist Reconstruction, A Better Future for the United States. liberationnews.org Liberation Media and the Party for Socialism and Liberation are proud to announce a new book that is currently available for pre-order: Socialist Reconstruction: A Better Future for the United States.

_____ (2022-09-28). Imperialism And Capitalism Are 'Bleeding The World Dry'. popularresistance.org Nicaragua's Sandinista government used its platform at the United Nations General Assembly to call for a global rebellion against the "imperialist and capitalist system" that is "bleeding the world dry." | "It is time to say enough to the hypocritical imperialism that politicizes, falsifies, and denigrates human rights, that they themselves violate and deny every day," declared Nicaraguan Foreign Minister Denis Moncada. | "Imperialism and its coercive actions are anti-life, in all spheres, and because of this, they are contrary to international law," he added. In his September 26 UN speech, Moncada proclaimed, "A…

____ (2022-09-28). Xi Jinping visits exhibition themed "Forging Ahead in the New Era," stresses vigorousness, resoluteness and solidarity in striving for new success of socialism with Chinese characteristics. ecns.cn Xi Jinping visited an exhibition themed "Forging Ahead in the New Era" at Beijing Exhibition Center on September 27.

Staff (2022-09-28). US army transfers more equipment to its bases in Syria. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 28 (MNA) — Local sources reported that the US army transferred a large number of weapons, ammunition, and military equipment to their illegal bases in Syria.

Staff (2022-09-27). Talk World Radio: Women for Weapons Trade Transparency. davidswanson.org

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