Daily Archives: May 6, 2022

2022-05-06: News Headlines

_____ (2022-05-06). The Middle East, the US and the Ukrainian Crisis. journal-neo.org For several decades, US policy in the Middle East has been depended on the cooperation of the Gulf states, headed by Saudi Arabia, and on Israel, Egypt, and Turkey. However, since the Obama administration, relations between Washington and the main regional powers have become increasingly strained. Primarily due to the substitution by the United States …

Toward increased Networking (2022-05-06). Online events with John Bellamy Foster, Jodi Dean, Margaret Kimberley, David Wengrow, etc. indybay.org Here are about a dozen online events taking place over the next 2 weeks (and starting at 3 pm today, May 4th), featuring people such as John Bellamy Foster, Marcello Musto, Jodi Dean, Jeremy Lent, Margaret Kimberley, David Wengrow, and many others. | These events are hosted from various locations all across the country, as well from Canada and the UK (however, the listed times are all for our "Pacific time zone"). Of course, feel free to share this info with others who might be interested in it.

____ (2022-05-06). United States seeks to provoke Russia into escalation in Ukraine. wsws.org The New York Times and NBC published reports, based on the statements of US officials, documenting both the extent of direct US involvement in the war in Ukraine and the deliberate effort to provoke a direct conflict with Russia.

____ (2022-05-06). U.S. should stay simple in Ukraine crisis: NYT columnist Thomas Friedman. ecns.cn (ECNS) — New York Times columnist Thomas L. Friedman on Tuesday published an opinion work "A Message to the Biden Team on Ukraine: Talk Less", criticizing the Biden Administration of talking too much about its goal on the Ukraine crisis.

____ (2022-05-06). Zhao Lijian: China is a victim of U.S. disinformation campaign when asked about Ukraine crisis. ecns.cn

Editor2 (2022-05-06). The Aggressors Accuse Russia of 'Blackmail' for Defending its Currency, Energy Wealth, and Even Its Existential Security. orinocotribune.com By Strategic Culture Foundation — Apr 29, 2022 | Our enemy is the Western system of U.S.-led imperialism, its capitalist elite, and their political flunkies like Joe Biden and Ursula von der Leyen. | The United States and its NATO and European Union allies have imposed unprecedented economic sanctions on Russia that amount to economic warfare. This warfare has been going on, discernibly, since the CIA-backed coup in Ukraine in 2014 on the back of allegations of Russian wrongdoing, for example, the alleged annexation of Crimea. It's the logic of a poacher posing as the gamekeeper. | For eight years, the U.S.

amarynth (2022-05-06). Russian Sanctions on Europe: Gonzalo Lira II. thesaker.is Gonzalo Lira : commentary on the decree that Vladimir Putin signed as follows: Executive Order on retaliatory special economic measures in connection with unfriendly actions of certain foreign states and…

____ (2022-05-06). Australia: Students and youth speak out over war, COVID and rising poverty. wsws.org "I'm anti-war because I came from a country of war, Vietnam, which was invaded even before the Americans." — Thao, a Western Sydney University student.

____ (2022-05-06). Hostility to the ruling parties deepens political crisis in the Australian election. wsws.org The implosion of support for the two ruling parties is producing alarm within ruling circles about the danger of "chaos" and "instability."

____ (2022-05-06). Bavarian constitutional protection law ruled largely unconstitutional. wsws.org The agency that is supposed to protect the Constitution is itself a danger to it and tramples elementary fundamental rights underfoot in its work.

____ (2022-05-06). Expand the CNH strike to fight for a $10 raise and COLA! Join the CNH Workers Rank-and-File Committee! wsws.org The CNH Workers Rank-and-File Committee is being launched in order to organize a real fight for the needs of all workers at CNH.

____ (2022-05-06). Fascist militia leader Stewart Rhodes sought Trump's approval on January 6 for more violent attacks. wsws.org After the initial attack failed, Rhodes over the phone lobbied a Trump intermediary and asked to speak directly with the then president to suggest that he order far-right militia groups to take Congress by force.

____ (2022-05-06). UAW blocks strike, moves for snap contract vote for 1,300 Detroit Diesel workers. wsws.org Workers at Detroit Diesel are scheduled to hold a contract ratification vote next Tuesday after the UAW announced an 11thhour settlement, blocking a strike by workers against the maker of commercial truck engines.

____ (2022-05-06). The World Health Organization says the COVID pandemic has killed nearly 15 million across the globe. wsws.org A much-awaited report by the World Health Organization was released yesterday confirming the deadly toll the pandemic has had on the world's population. Though only 5.4 million COVID-19 deaths were reported by the end of 2021, excess deaths approached 15 million.

____ (2022-05-06). Two New Zealand port workers killed in one week. wsws.org Ongoing deaths and injuries among port workers are the result of decades of restructuring and profiteering, exacerbated by the recent global supply chain crisis.

____ (2022-05-06). Sharp price rises in essentials and shortages drastically hitting Sri Lankan workers and the poor. wsws.org Workers from a range of industries spoke to WSWS reporters about the poverty they now face and voiced their anger against President Rajapakse and his big business government.

Richie Merino (2022-05-06). SCOTUS rules to exclude Puerto Ricans from SSI. workers.org The U.S. Supreme Court has upheld a federal law that denies disability benefits to U.S. citizens living in Puerto Rico. In an 8-1 ruling April 21, the court agreed with the Biden administration's argument that the federal government has the right to exclude residents of Puerto Rico from Supplemental Security . . . |

Joe Piette (2022-05-06). UArts rally for union rights and benefits. workers.org Philadelphia Philadelphia University of the Arts workers, students and community members rallied April 27 in solidarity with staff seeking to unionize and with faculty still bargaining for their first contract after a successful union drive. Speakers at the rally of over 40 people included UArts faculty and staff union leaders, . . . |

Betsey Piette (2022-05-06). øSe acaba la hegemonía del dólar estadounidense? workers.org øExiste un movimiento global para abandonar la dependencia del dólar estadounidense? øEstá el mundo asistiendo al fin de la hegemonía económica de Estados Unidos? La perspectiva de la desdolarización de la economía mundial ha sido estudiada por los economistas desde hace tiempo. La mayoría admite que no es una cuestión . . . |

Joe Piette (2022-05-06). Philadelphia: Displacing low-income families for profit. workers.org Philadelphia Faced with evictions on July 8, residents of Philadelphia's University City Townhomes and their supporters converged on the offices of Daniel Killinger, president of National Real Estate Development in a surprise visit April 22. The company has expressed interest in purchasing the property the homes exist on from the . . . |

G. Dunkel (2022-05-06). Housing is a human right! Fight! Fight! Fight! workers.org New York It was a spirited rally in City Hall Park, April 28, which expressed the anxiety that hundreds of thousands of New Yorkers are feeling about their homes and caught the attention of the press. The rally called by Community Action for Safe Apartments featured Chinese, Spanish and English . . . |

A Guest Author (2022-05-06). With Gerardo Hernández of the Cuban 5 for May Day. workers.org By Bill Sacks Greetings from Cuba. I am meeting with Gerardo Hernandez of the Cuban 5 today. When he was asked about his time in prison, he told the international Brigadistas that one of the ways he had earned the respect of the other prisoners was by sharing his Workers . . . |

teleSUR, DRL (2022-05-06). Registran fuerte explosión en hotel céntrico en La Habana. telesurtv.net Una fuerte explosión se registró hace minutos en un hotel enfrente a la sede de la Asamblea Nacional de Cuba.

teleSUR, hvh, JDO (2022-05-06). Familiares de detenidos salvadoreños presentan habeas corpus. telesurtv.net Los abogados defensores aseguran que no se han podido mostrar pruebas incriminatorias contra los detenidos injustamente.

teleSUR, DRL (2022-05-06). España quiere que Marruecos detenga la inmigración irregular. telesurtv.net La estrategia incluye el incremento del patrullaje conjunto en las aguas del mar Mediterráneo y las de la ruta canaria.

teleSUR, DRL (2022-05-06). Avanzan elecciones locales en Gran Bretaña e Irlanda del Norte. telesurtv.net Aunque abarcan todo Reino Unido, es en Irlanda del Norte donde los republicanos podrían hacerse con un triunfo histórico.

teleSUR, hvh, JDO (2022-05-06). Lavrov asegura que el pueblo ruso resistirá las sanciones. telesurtv.net El Canciller de Rusia asegura que actualmente se está decidiendo si el mundo será o no unipolar bajo el control de EE.UU.

teleSUR, JDO (2022-05-06). øQué es el Día de Vesak o Día del Plenilunio?>. telesurtv.nettelesurtv.net En la India y otros países del sur de Asia, comúnmente el Vesak se celebra haciendo ofrendas a Buda.

teleSUR, jm, SH, JGN, JDO (2022-05-06). José Antonio Páez "El Centauro de los Llanos" de Venezuela. telesurtv.net Páez fue un héroe en los procesos de independencia, rol que ejerció con gallardía y temple militar.

teleSUR, ldp, SH (2022-05-06). Hungría advierte riesgos para la UE si se prohíbe el gas ruso. telesurtv.net La autoridad húngara señala que depende en un 65 por ciento del gas ruso y no puede acometer una inversión nacional en el sector.

teleSUR, SH (2022-05-06). Ataques terroristas en Burkina Faso dejan al menos 11 muertos. telesurtv.net Las Fuerzas Armadas burkinesas indicaron que en los ataques fallecieron un total de siete soldados y cuatro civiles.

teleSUR, ldp, SH (2022-05-06). Abogada Paola Flores asume como Secretaria de DD.HH en Ecuador. telesurtv.net La abogada defenderá los derechos de mujeres, infantes y adultos mayores en el país a nivel nacional.

teleSUR, SH (2022-05-06). ONU envía un convoy para evacuar a civiles del complejo de Azovstal. telesurtv.net La operación de la ONU se da en medio de una tregua anunciada por Rusia para permitir la evacuación de civiles del complejo industrial de Azovstal.

teleSUR, jm, MM, JGN (2022-05-06). Simón Bolívar y su legado independentista. telesurtv.net El héroe forjó las bases de la independencia de los pueblos del Nuevo Mundo.

teleSUR, ldp, SH (2022-05-06). Denuncian en Colombia paro ordenado por el Clan del Golfo. telesurtv.net El motivo del paro armado fue la extradición a EE.UU. del jefe de dicha banda alias Otoniel.

teleSUR, evc, JGN (2022-05-06). La curiosa vida de Sigmund Freud a 166 años de su nacimiento. telesurtv.net Con el psicoanálisis, Freud pudo indagar en las profundidades de la mente a través de la palabra.

teleSUR, SH (2022-05-06). Asesinan en Sinaloa al periodista mexicano Luis Enrique Ramírez. telesurtv.net El gobernador de Sinaloa solicitó iniciar las investigaciones para dar con los responsables del hecho criminal.

teleSUR, ldp, SH (2022-05-06). Venezuela y Cuba refuerzan lazos de cooperación y solidaridad. telesurtv.net Ambos países consolidan acuerdos cooperativos que les permiten hacer frente a la ofensiva del Gobierno de EE.UU.

teleSUR, SH (2022-05-06). Suben a 53 los muertos por derrumbe de un edificio en China. telesurtv.net Los cuerpos de rescate chinos lograron rescatar un total de diez sobrevivientes de los escombros del edificio.

teleSUR, mcs, SH (2022-05-06). Firman acuerdo en Ecuador para proteger a las islas Galápagos. telesurtv.net El convenio impulsa el desarrollo de sistemas de seguimiento e información para confirmar la erradicación de especies invasoras en las islas.

teleSUR, lvm, SH (2022-05-06). Pdte. de México insta a impulsar la unidad de América. telesurtv.net Para el jefe de Estado de México, Andrés Manuel López Obrador se debe atender el problema de la migración en las comunidades de origen.

teleSUR- jaa -HIM (2022-05-06). China señala fracaso de expansión de la OTAN en este de Europa. telesurtv.net El alto funcionario de Beijing aseveró que la OTAN, a pesar de haberse declarado con naturaleza defensiva, realizó acciones bélicas contra países soberanos.

teleSUR- jaa -HIM (2022-05-06). Inicia construcción de parque eólico marino más grande del mundo. telesurtv.net Está previsto que las obras del parque eólico marino culminen en el año 2026.

teleSUR-mcs -HIM (2022-05-06). México registra creación de 5.490 empleos formales en abril. telesurtv.net De acuerdo con la institución mexicana, el país cerró el año fiscal 2021 con 20.620.148 trabajadores afiliados, y una caída de 312.902 puestos laborales en diciembre.

Our Reporter (2022-05-06). Tayebwa directs Magyezi to explain about the returned district council budgets. plusnews.ug The Deputy Speaker, Thomas Tayebwa has directed the Minister of Local Government, Raphael Magyezi to present a comprehensive statement explaining why budgets that had not been approved by districts councils were submitted to parliament. Tayebwa made the statement while delivering his communication to Members of Parliament during the Thursday plenary sitting. He informed MPs that …

Our Reporter (2022-05-06). Kabushenga to media organisations : Re-tool journalists in digital era. plusnews.ug Media organizations have been asked to work together and invest more in generating content for online audiences. Media owners, regulators, and Journalists Associations convened at Mestil Hotel in Kampala on Thursday to commemorate World Press Freedom Day. Giles Muhame, the President of the Online Media Association of Uganda says that while this feels like a …

Our Reporter (2022-05-06). DP withdraws from Omoro County Parliamentary by-election race. plusnews.ug The move came shortly after Godwin Okello, from Democratic Party (DP) aspirant withdrew his candidature from the race on earlier this week . Okello was the only aspirant who publicly expressed interest to vie in Omoro County under DP after the Electoral Commission announced a vacancy in the constituency last month. Justine Simple man' Obol, …

Mark Gruenberg (2022-05-06). Amazon Labor Union tells White House and Senate: Pass the PRO Act. peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON (PAI)—Organizing, union wins, and corporate greed were the top topics of both workers and labor leaders in a whirlwind round of a White House meeting and a Senate hearing on Capitol Hill. And Amazon, both how to beat it and what to do about it, was a top topic of the sessions on May …

Liberation staff-Olympic Peninsula (2022-05-06). Sequim, Washington, socialist May Day celebration brings together the community. liberationnews.org The event honored the community's food workers: aquaculture laborers, ranch workers, dairy farm workers, foragers, fishmongers, dishwashers, chefs, cooks, bartenders, servers and all those who are involved in food production, access and security.

Planned Parenthood Affiliates of CA (2022-05-06). Saturday 5/14: Sacramento: Bans Off Our Bodies! March & Rally for Roe at CA State Capitol. indybay.org California State Capitol- west steps, 10th St and L Street and N Street, Sacramento, CA 95814…

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