2022-06-26: News Headlines

____ (2022-06-26). Xi stresses need to build basic data systems, enhance administrative division management. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, chairman of the Central Military Commission, and head of the Central Commission for Comprehensively Deepening Reform, presided over the commission's 26th meeting on Wednesday afternoon. At the meeting, the commission reviewed and adopted a guideline on building the basic systems for data and making better use of data resources, a guideline on improving the work related to administrative divisions, a work plan on trials of reforming the evaluation of scientific and technological personnel, and a work plan…

Manlio Dinucci (2022-06-25). Terrapiattismo geopolitico dell'Italia. globalresearch.ca L'Italia, mentre chiede a Washington di essere ammessa alla Five Eyes, la più potente alleanza spionistica mondiale a guida Usa, boicotta il Forum economico internazionale di San Pietroburgo a scapito dei propri interessi nazionali. | Due eventi — uno a Occidente …

_____ (2022-06-25). Building Black Wealth: Understanding The Limits Of Black Capitalism. popularresistance.org Beginning in the 19th and 20th century, during the United States' reconstruction era that followed the American Civil War, an important debate emerged in this country. It was during the era after slavery was officially abolished — after Union troops arrived in Galveston, Texas on June 19th, 1865 — what we now commemorate as Juneteenth — to spread the word. The debate, that in many ways is still alive and well, went something like this: what is the best way to end class and racial injustice in the United States and what is the role of Black leadership in this? | Two leaders of the Black community…

A Guest Author (2022-06-25). Abolishing the death penalty — and capitalism — WW commentary. workers.org By Workers World Houston bureau To understand the systemic cruelty and deep inequalities that persist in the criminal injustice system in the U.S., one need look no further than the death penalty. 2011 Texas march to end the death penalty The death penalty evolved from the rope to the chair . . . |

Gavin O'Reilly (2022-06-25). Victoria electoral de Gustavo Petro: øRumbo a un cambio de régimen en Colombia? globalizacion.ca La victoria de Gustavo Petro en las elecciones presidenciales de Colombia del domingo, que marca la primera vez que Bogotá elige a un jefe de estado de izquierda, no fue el único evento geopolítico de gran alcance que tuvo lugar…

Prof. Claudia von Werlhof (2022-06-25). Global WAR-NING! Geoengineering Is Wrecking Our Planet and Humanity. globalresearch.ca World leaders are meeting in Glasgow at COP-26. All eyes are now on "the imminent dangers of CO2 and greenhouse gas emissions". The "climate emergency" is a timely instrument of propaganda used to distract people from questioning "the real crisis", namely the Covid-19 "plandemic".

Manlio Dinucci (2022-06-25). How to Destroy Russia. 2019 Rand Corporation Report: "Overextending and Unbalancing Russia" globalresearch.ca Force the adversary to expand recklessly in order to unbalance him, and then destroy him. This is not the description of a judo hold, but a plan against Russia elaborated by the Rand Corporation, the most influential think tank in the USA.

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2022-06-25: News Headlines

The Conversation (2022-06-25). America's religious Communities are divided over the issue of Abortion. juancole.com Interview by Kalpana Jain, The Conversation | &#1 ; Interviewed: Luis Josué Salés, Scripps College; Rachel Mikva, Chicago Theological Seminary; Samira Meht University of Colorado Boulder; Steven K. Green, Willamette University; Susan M. Shaw; Oregon State University. Since the first indications that the U.S. Supreme Court could overturn the landmark Roe v. Wade ruling, following a …

John J. Mearsheimer (2022-06-25). The Causes and Consequences of the Ukraine War: A lecture by John J. Mearsheimer. juancole.com Robert Schumann Center for Advanced Studies: "Professor John J. Mearsheimer will discuss the current Russian invasion on Ukraine whilst exploring the potential causes and consequences of the crisis. In this lecture, Prof. Mearsheimer will aim to focus on both the origins of the war in Ukraine and some of its most important consequences. He will …

A Guest Author (2022-06-25). Abolishing the death penalty — and capitalism — WW commentary. workers.org By Workers World Houston bureau To understand the systemic cruelty and deep inequalities that persist in the criminal injustice system in the U.S., one need look no further than the death penalty. 2011 Texas march to end the death penalty The death penalty evolved from the rope to the chair . . . |

____ (2022-06-25). Xi stresses need to build basic data systems, enhance administrative division management. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, chairman of the Central Military Commission, and head of the Central Commission for Comprehensively Deepening Reform, presided over the commission's 26th meeting on Wednesday afternoon. At the meeting, the commission reviewed and adopted a guideline on building the basic systems for data and making better use of data resources, a guideline on improving the work related to administrative divisions, a work plan on trials of reforming the evaluation of scientific and technological personnel, and a work plan…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-25). Mayo Clinic Minute: Reducing dementia risks. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org More than 55 million people worldwide are believed to be living with dementia, according to the World Health Organization. And women are likely to be twice as affected by dementia as men. Dementia is an umbrella term for a group of symptoms affecting memory, thinking and social abilities. It's not one disease. And Alzheimer's disease is the most common form of dementia. Dr. Ronald Petersen, director of the Alzheimer's Disease Research Center at Mayo Clinic, says…

Jordan Schachtel (2022-06-24). Ukraine is a Mess: Celeb Visits, Banned Books, Ethnic Cleansing, A Broken War Effort, Sponsored by the "Free World" globalresearch.ca Ukraine is a total mess. A mess of epic proportions. | | And sponsored by the "Free World," which, in 2022, hardly resembles anything having to do with freedom or any semblance of western tradition. | Let's absorb the headlines of the past …

JANET (2022-06-24). Finnish protesters say/ No to NATO, yes to peace. iacenter.org By John Catalinotto June 17, 2022 In response to U.S. attempts to take advantage of the war propaganda to expand NATO to include Finland and Sweden, the anti-war and anti-imperialist movements in both Scandinavian countries have taken to the streets. The photo is of a demonstration June 4 in Helsinki, Finland. The sign in front reads, "Yes to peace, no to NATO," while the one right behind it reads, "Always reject NATO." Demonstration in Helsinki, Finland, June 4. Banner in front reads: 'Yes to peace, no to NATO.' Credit: Heikki Mà§nnikkà∂, Communist League, Finland In both countries the conservative par…

Party for Socialism, Liberation (2022-06-24). PSL statement: Supreme Court eviscerates abortion rights, the time to fight back is NOW! liberationnews.org The Supreme Court does not represent the majority of the country. We refuse to let nine unelected, unaccountable judges decide our fate.

Eric A. Gordon (2022-06-24). 'Kinderland': A documentary visit to two century-old secular Jewish summer camps. peoplesworld.org The new (2021) documentary short (32 mins.) Kinderland tells the story of two secular Jewish summer camps in upstate New York that have cultivated social activists for almost a century and are still in existence today. Both camps were founded by secular working-class Jews on either side of the leftist political divide. Kinderland, founded in 1923, was …

Walden Bello (2022-06-24). Reflections on a Path-Breaking Campaign for Democratic Socialism in the Philippines. fpif.org In the Philippines, as in the U.S., the "left" presents itself "the 'progressive' tail of the liberal elite." Our campaign made room for an actual progressive agenda.

Maryam Jameela (2022-06-24). Fascist Tories want to scrap the Human Rights Act. thecanary.co A new And th…

WSWS (2022-06-24). Chinese government seeks to head off outrage over human trafficking. wsws.org An abducted woman's plight in Feng County, in the eastern province of Jiangsu, triggered social media attention to human trafficking, the root cause of which lies in the restoration of capitalism in China.

Dr. Robert Malone (2022-06-24). Pfizer and Moderna Vaccines Analysis Re-do: "Serious adverse events of special interest": Dr. Malone. globalresearch.ca There has been a bit of a stir lately concerning…

Joe Glenton (2022-06-24). As Afghans dig through earthquake rubble, their wealth remains in the hands of US banks. thecanary.co Afghans in the east of the country have spent several days digging through rubble, often by hand, following an earthquake. The disaster hit both Afghanistan and Pakistan on The Taliban gove…

Contributing Writers (2022-06-23). Vatican Endorses "Killer Vaccine": Commemorative Coins Promoting the 'Need to be Vaccinated' against COVID/By Kennedy Hall. marktaliano.net An eight-piece set includes a 20 euro silver coin depicting a young person getting jabbed with a needle. Original Link Here: Vatican Endorses "Killer Vaccine": Commemorative Coins Promoting the 'Need to be Vaccinated' against COVID &#1 ; Global ResearchGlobal Research &#1 ; Centre for Research on Globalization By Kennedy H..]…

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2022-06-24: News Headlines

Editor (2022-06-23). VIDEO: Richard Wolff: Marxism and Communism | Lex Fridman Podcast #295. scheerpost.com By Richard Wolff and Lex Fridman / Conversation between Richard Wolff and Lex Fridman exploring questions surrounding Marxism, communism, capitalism, socialism, human nature, economics, governments, corporations and more. | Richard WolffRichard D. Wolff is Professor of Economics Emeritus, University of Massachusetts, Amherst where he taught economics from 1973 to 2008. He is currently a Visiting Professor in the

Editor (2022-06-23). America's Second Civil War is Underway. scheerpost.com By Blake Fleetwood / Original to ScheerPost | The frightening epidemic of gun violence in the US has become a commonplace reality. Easy access to firearms is an obstacle that national politicians have not been able to overcome with more than lip service. But gun violence is merely one ominous symptom of a growing social collapse that directly threatens our nearly 2 -year old system of democratic capitalism. | We begin with this: There have been 260 mass shootings so far this year, and 2022 is projected to hit an all-time record.

Editor (2022-06-23). Who Is to Blame for Inflation? The Power Brokers of Capitalism. scheerpost.com To save not just the bankers but also the labyrinth itself, central bankers stepped in to replace the financiers' pyramids with public money. (Photo: Getty Images/ By Yanis Varoufakis / The blame game over surging prices is on. Was it too much central-bank money being pumped out for too long that caused inflation to take off? Wa…

Jordan Schachtel (2022-06-23). Already Expired: Moderna's upcoming Omicron shot is formulated for a variant that no longer exists. globalresearch.ca Moderna's reformulated mRNA COVID injection, the highly touted — and continuously delayed — "Omicron vaccine," was tailored to an Omicron subvariant that no longer exists. | The pharmaceutical company's Omicron-specific shot was formulated for the BA.1 subvariant of Omicron, which hasn't …

Staff (2022-06-23). Prioriza Cuba desarrollo energético con fuentes renovables. cubadebate.cu Construir un socialismo próspero y sostenible no es posible sin considerar el desarrollo energético, expresó este miércoles el Comandante de la Revolución Ramiro Valdés Menéndez, vice primer ministro de Cuba.

Contributing Writers (2022-06-23). Vatican Endorses "Killer Vaccine": Commemorative Coins Promoting the 'Need to be Vaccinated' against COVID/By Kennedy Hall. marktaliano.net An eight-piece set includes a 20 euro silver coin depicting a young person getting jabbed with a needle. Original Link Here: Vatican Endorses "Killer Vaccine": Commemorative Coins Promoting the 'Need to be Vaccinated' against COVID &#1 ; Global ResearchGlobal Research &#1 ; Centre for Research on Globalization By Kennedy H..]…

Fight Back (2022-06-22). Poor People's Campaign protests at Capitol in DC. fightbacknews.org Washington, DC – On the morning of Saturday, June 18, thousands of people poured into the streets in front of the United States Capitol to participate in the Poor People's Campaign (PPC) political action. They are demanding justice and redressal for millions of people in the United States facing poverty and deplorable living conditions under U.S. capitalism. | "54 years ago my father launched the Poor People's Campaign to revolutionize the economic landscape of our nation. Unfortunately, Dr. King did not live long enough to see it come to fruition. However, on June 19, 1968, my mother Coretta Scott King was here…

Editor (2022-06-22). Neil Faulkner — 'Alienation, Spectacle, and Revolution: A Critical Marxist Essay'. mronline.org The tradition of concise introductions to Marxist theory is a long one, stretching back perhaps to Engels's Anti-Dàºhring. Alienation, Spectacle and Revolution enters stridently into this tradition with an acerbic, tremendously illuminating, and urgent style.

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2022-06-22: News Headlines

Dante Strobino (2022-06-22). Low-wage workers descend on D.C. workers.org Washington, D.C. — Tens of thousands of poor people, low-wage workers and their allies rallied here June 18 for the Poor People's Campaign Moral March and Low Wage Workers Assembly against "poverty, systemic racism and voter suppression." Starbucks workers — including some of the Memphis 7 fired for organizing — . . . |

Contributing Writers (2022-06-21). "The First Casualty of War is the Truth". What is Really Happening in Donbass/By Christelle Néant and Dr. Leon Tressell. marktaliano.net A Conversation with Christelle Neant of Donbass Insider on the War in Ukraine By Christelle Néant and Dr. Leon Tressell Global Research, June 21, 2022 To receive Global Research's Daily Newsletter (selected …

Al Mayadeen (2022-06-21). The United Nations Slams Ukrainian Attack on Donetsk Maternity Hospital. globalresearch.ca The allegations of shelling of a maternity facility in Dujarric stated that "we have seen the media …

_____ (2022-06-21). Community Land Trusts As A Proactive Model For Post-Capitalist Development. popularresistance.org On paper, a Community Land Trust [C.L.T.] is a non-profit organization first, but not necessarily foremost. Indefinite land leases within inflated financial and real estate markets are most desirable for the procurement of actual wealth equity. C.L.T.'s are a proactive model for sustainability and break the vicious cycle of our archaic Colonial past. The sociological relevance of a C.L.T. is in developing a community orientation for living a life aligned with autonomous Degrowth and the promotion of New Local Post-Capitalism. | New localism is therefore characterized by a cautious devolution of power to the local…

_____ (2022-06-21). Community Land Trusts as a Proactive Model for Post-Capitalist Sustainable New Local Development. popularresistance.org On paper, a Community Land Trust [C.L.T.] is a non-profit organization first, but not necessarily foremost. Indefinite land leases within inflated financial and real estate markets are most desirable for the procurement of actual wealth equity. C.L.T.'s are a proactive model for sustainability and break the vicious cycle of our archaic Colonial past. The sociological relevance of a C.L.T. is in developing a community orientation for living a life aligned with autonomous Degrowth and the promotion of New Local Post-Capitalism. | New localism is therefore characterized by a cautious devolution of power to the local…

_____ (2022-06-21). "Fight poverty, not the poor!": Thousands rally in Washington DC. popularresistance.org Thousands of people gathered in the US capital of Washington DC on June 18 to participate in the 'Poor People's and Low-Wage Workers' Assembly and Moral March on Washington and to the Polls'. The action was organized by the Poor People's Campaign (PPC) to address a broad range of interconnected issues affecting the country's 140 million poor and low wealth people— including access to health care and housing, systemic racism, the climate crisis, and rising militarism. | The PPC was joined by labor unions, religious organizations, and several climate action, human rights, and civil society groups. The rally t…

_____ (2022-06-21). 'Fight Poverty, Not The Poor!': Thousands Rally In Washington DC. popularresistance.org Washington D.C. – Thousands of people gathered in the US capital of Washington DC on June 18 to participate in the 'Poor People's and Low-Wage Workers' Assembly and Moral March on Washington and to the Polls'. The action was organized by the Poor People's Campaign (PPC) to address a broad range of interconnected issues affecting the country's 140 million poor and low wealth people— including access to health care and housing, systemic racism, the climate crisis, and rising militarism. | The PPC was joined by labor unions, religious organizations, and several climate action, human rights, and civil society g…

WSWS (2022-06-21). New York Times series The Ransom absolves capitalism for Haiti's oppression. wsws.org It is well known that Haiti has been looted by foreign governments, banks and comprador leaders since its birth. However, the Times cannot even pose the question why, let alone answer it, because this leads in a revolutionary direction.

____ (2022-06-21). Regulation offers new anti-graft tool. ecns.cn The General Office of the Communist Party of China Central Committee has issued a regulation to further tighten restrictions on the business activities of families of officials in one of the latest moves to fight corruption.

____ (2022-06-20). Will the Global South Break Free from Dollarized Debt? transcend.org 9 Jun 2022 – In his latest book, economist Michael Hudson pits socialism against finance capitalism and tears apart the 'dream civilization' imposed by the 1 percent.

____ (2022-06-20). Is There Life After Death? transcend.org 16 Jun 2022 – A review of 'James and Whitehead on Life after Death' by David Ray Griffin – The meaning of death, and whether humans do or do not survive it in some form, has always obsessed people, from the average person to the great artists and thinkers. Death is the mother of philosophy and all the arts and sciences.

____ (2022-06-20). Gustavo Petro Wins Colombian Election, Makes History as Country's First Leftist President. transcend.org 20 Jun 2022 – A former rebel and longtime legislator won Colombia's presidential election yesterday, galvanizing voters frustrated by decades of poverty and inequality under conservative leaders.

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2022-06-21: News Headlines

____ (2022-06-21). Regulation offers new anti-graft tool. ecns.cn The General Office of the Communist Party of China Central Committee has issued a regulation to further tighten restrictions on the business activities of families of officials in one of the latest moves to fight corruption.

Rqorinoco (2022-06-20). Honduras: Xiomara Castro's Government, Advancing Along a Mined Road. orinocotribune.com By Giorgio Trucchi — Jun 15, 2022 | On January 27, Xiomara Castro took office as president of Honduras. It was a vibrant speech in which she made it clear that she was going to receive a country in bankruptcy, plundered, with a debt totaling more than 20 billion dollars, and with a clientelist structure practically intact of corruption and impunity, which in the last 12 years has been taking over public and private spaces. | A people devastated by poverty — almost 74% of the population and with % in absolute misery — and hopelessness. A growing number of people looking northward, not so much at…

Kurt Nimmo (2022-06-20). Biden Tells Americans to Sacrifice for the Nazis of Ukraine. globalresearch.ca Back in February, when Russia went into Ukraine to denazify and disarm the country, the corporate media declared brave and patriotic Ukrainians would push the Russians out and eventually retake Crimea and the Donbas. In order to do this, we …

Eva Bartlett (2022-06-20). Western Media and Politicians Prefer to Ignore the Truth about Civilians Killed in Donetsk Shelling. globalresearch.ca When Kiev's guilt in attacks on a maternity hospital cannot be denied, it's simply brushed under the carpet | Following intense Ukrainian shelling of Donetsk on June 13, some Western media sources, in tandem with outlets in Kiev, unsurprisingly claimed that …

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-06-20). China's Long War on Poverty. libya360.wordpress.com Carlos Martinez In late 2020, the Chinese government announced that its goal of eliminating extreme poverty by 2021 (the centenary of the founding of the Communist Party of China) had been met. At the start of the targeted poverty alleviation program in 2014, just under 100 million people were identified as living below the poverty…

Park Min-hee (2022-06-20). "Global NATO": Upcoming Summit Intended to Transform the "Atlantic Alliance". New "Strategic Concept" Envisaged. globalresearch.ca Special "partner nations" have been invited to the NATO summit to be held in Madrid, Spain, from June 29-30. In addition to the leaders of the 30 NATO member states, the leaders of South Korea, Japan, Australia, and New Zealand…

Staff (2022-06-20). "Fedayin" screening in Vancouver highlights struggle of Georges Abdallah. samidoun.net On Saturday evening, 18 June, Samidoun Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network in Vancouver organized a screening of "Fedayin: Georges Abdallah's Fight" at the Centre for Socialist Education. The film chronicles the life and struggle of Georges Abdallah, the Lebanese Arab Communist struggler for Palestine imprisoned in France since 1984, despite being eligible for release since 1999. …

Staff (2022-06-20). Georges Abdallah's statement to the Paris demonstration on 18 June 2022. samidoun.net The following message from Georges Ibrahim Abdallah, the Lebanese Arab Communist struggler for Palestine jailed in France since 1984, was delivered to the march in Paris on 18 June 2022. The march, commemorating the Day of Revolutionary Prisoners, called for the liberation of Abdallah. The film "Fedayin: Georges Abdallah's Fight" addresses the life and struggle …

Staff (2022-06-20). Paris mobilizations demand freedom for Georges Abdallah, support Palestinian resistance. samidoun.net Saturday, 18 June marked an intense day of mobilization to free Georges Abdallah, the Lebanese Arab Communist struggler for Palestine imprisoned in France for the past 38 years, in Paris, France's capital. The morning began with a Palestine stand at Aubervilliers market organized by Samidoun Région Parisienne, distributing information and material about the case of …

Tanupriya Singh (2022-06-20). "Fight poverty, not the poor!": Thousands rally in Washington DC. peoplesdispatch.org Labor unions, civil society and religious groups joined the Poor People's Campaign on June 18 to demand justice and redressal for the 140 million people in the US facing poverty and growing insecurity…

Pepe Escobar (2022-06-20). St. Petersburg 2022 Forum Sets the Stage for the "War of Economic Corridors" globalresearch.ca The St. Petersburg in 2022 is even more crucial as it directly connects …

Michael Snyder (2022-06-20). If The Streets Of America Are This Chaotic Now, What Will They Be Like When Things Really Start Hitting The Fan? globalresearch.ca If you are not alarmed by what is happening to our largest cities, you should check to see if you still have a pulse. Once upon a time, the beautiful new cities that our forefathers constructed were the envy of …

The Expose (2022-06-20). W.H.O to declare Public Health Emergency of International Concern over COVID Vaccine-Induced Shingles (Monkeypox). globalresearch.ca The World Health Organization is set to declare a Public Health Emergency of International Concern by the end of June 2022 over Covid-19 vaccine-induced shingles which all member states including the USA, the UK, Australia, Canada, New Zealand and Europe …

Dave DeCamp (2022-06-20). Report: US Secretly Reviews and Approves Many Israeli Airstrikes in Syria. globalresearch.ca According to a report

____ (2022-06-20). Gustavo Petro Wins Colombian Election, Makes History as Country's First Leftist President. transcend.org 20 Jun 2022 – A former rebel and longtime legislator won Colombia's presidential election yesterday, galvanizing voters frustrated by decades of poverty and inequality under conservative leaders.

Peter Oborne (2022-06-20). How Boris Johnson is turning Britain into a Global Pariah. globalresearch.ca It's July 2001, and Australian Prime Minister John Howard is Then, a ship carrying a

____ (2022-06-20). Is There Life After Death? transcend.org 16 Jun 2022 – A review of 'James and Whitehead on Life after Death' by David Ray Griffin – The meaning of death, and whether humans do or do not survive it in some form, has always obsessed people, from the average person to the great artists and thinkers. Death is the mother of philosophy and all the arts and sciences.

Barbara Nimri Aziz (2022-06-20). A Fearless Heart. How the Courage to be Compassionate Can Transform our Lives. globalresearch.ca By chance I picked a copy of A Fearless Heart while browsing at my upstate Roscoe library. I find it's a memoir that also explains the teaching of mindfulness for which its author, Thupten Jinpa, had become well known. | I …

Zero Hedge (2022-06-20). Russia Demands Lithuania Lift "Openly Hostile" Blockade of Kalingrad; Panic Buying Ensues. globalresearch.ca The Russian Foreign Ministry has responded to Lithuania's partial blockade of Kaliningrad, writing in a statement that they consider the "provocative measures" to be "openly hostile" and warning that the Kremlin may take action to "protect its national interests."…

____ (2022-06-20). Will the Global South Break Free from Dollarized Debt? transcend.org 9 Jun 2022 – In his latest book, economist Michael Hudson pits socialism against finance capitalism and tears apart the 'dream civilization' imposed by the 1 percent.

Jacob G. Hornberger (2022-06-20). An Endless Stream of Scary Official Enemies. globalresearch.ca Any government that is a national-security state needs big official enemies — scary ones, ones that will cause the citizenry to continue supporting not only the continued existence of a national-security state form of government but also ever-growing budgets for …

Fight Back (2022-06-19). Red Theory: The contradiction between base and superstructure. fightbacknews.org In our exploration of the fundamental concepts of historical materialism so far, we have looked closely at the economic and material base of society. We've talked about the forces and relations of production that make up a mode of production. But every mode of production which forms the base of society has a superstructure that arises from it and in turn reinforces it. So, let's look now at what the superstructure is and the relationship between it and the base. | As we've said before, an essential point of Marxist materialism is that it is monistic rather than dualistic, meaning it doesn't view consciousness an…

Dra. Naomi Wolf (2022-06-19). Queridos amigos, lamento anunciar un genocidio: Dra. Naomi Wolf sobre el "Informe confidencial" de Pfizer. globalizacion.ca He estado en silencio durante algunas semanas. Perdóname. | La verdad es que me he quedado casi sin palabras —o el equivalente literario de eso— porque recientemente he tenido la poco envidiable tarea de tratar de anunciar al mundo que en…

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2022-06-20: News Headlines

Rqorinoco (2022-06-20). Honduras: Xiomara Castro's Government, Advancing Along a Mined Road. orinocotribune.com By Giorgio Trucchi — Jun 15, 2022 | On January 27, Xiomara Castro took office as president of Honduras. It was a vibrant speech in which she made it clear that she was going to receive a country in bankruptcy, plundered, with a debt totaling more than 20 billion dollars, and with a clientelist structure practically intact of corruption and impunity, which in the last 12 years has been taking over public and private spaces. | A people devastated by poverty — almost 74% of the population and with % in absolute misery — and hopelessness. A growing number of people looking northward, not so much at…

Fight Back (2022-06-19). Red Theory: The contradiction between base and superstructure. fightbacknews.org Our exploration of the fundamental concepts of historical materialism so far, we have looked closely at the economic and material base of society. We've talked about the forces and relations of production that make up a mode of production. But every mode of production which forms the base of society has a superstructure that arises from it and in turn reinforces it. So, let's look now at what the superstructure is and the relationship between it and the base. | | As we've said before, an essential point of Marxist materialism is that it is monistic rather than dualistic, meaning it doesn't view consciousness a…

Party for Socialism & Liberation (2022-06-19). Thursday 6/23: Pride Month Film Screening: Pride (2014). indybay.org In-person: 2969 Mission St, SF | Virtual: bit.ly/pride-sf

Staff (2022-06-19). Cuadrando la Caja: Este domingo, sobre las empresas con pérdidas. cubadebate.cu Cuadrando la Caja, nueva propuesta televisiva para debatir, cuestionar y llegar a consensos desde el socialismo cubano sobre temas económicos, tendrá su segunda emisión este domingo a las 7: 00 p.m. por el canal Caribe. øEn la lógica del socialismo cubano, cómo procedemos ante empresas con pérdidas? øSe cierran? øQué le pasa a sus trabajadores?

____ (2022-06-19). Xi underscores improved capability in fighting corruption to ensure full victory. ecns.cn Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, urged coordinated improvement to guarantee that officials do not have the audacity, opportunity, or desire to engage in corruption.

Dr. Russell Blaylock (2022-06-19). The COVID Pandemic and the mRNA Vaccine: What Is the Truth? Dr. Russell L. Blaylock. globalresearch.ca The COVID-19 pandemic is one of the most manipulated infectious disease events in history. Official lies in an unending stream led by government bureaucracies, medical associations, medical boards, the media, and UN agencies.

Dra. Naomi Wolf (2022-06-19). Queridos amigos, lamento anunciar un genocidio: Dra. Naomi Wolf sobre el "Informe confidencial" de Pfizer. globalizacion.ca He estado en silencio durante algunas semanas. Perdóname. | La verdad es que me he quedado casi sin palabras —o el equivalente literario de eso— porque recientemente he tenido la poco envidiable tarea de tratar de anunciar al mundo que en…

Party for Socialism & Liberation (2022-06-19). Saturday 6/18: Pride Month Film Screening: MAJOR! (2015). indybay.org In-person: 2969 Mission St, SF | Virtual: bit.ly/major-sf

Party for Socialism & Liberation (2022-06-19). Friday 6/17: Forum: Pride Month & Revolutionary LGBTQ Struggle. indybay.org In-person: 2969 Mission St, SF | Virtual: bit.ly/pride-means-resist

Editor (2022-06-18). The Chris Hedges Report: Struggle makes us human. scheerpost.com The neofascist movements currently rising around the globe differ from the fascist movements of the 20th century. Fascism in the last century arose to break radical workers' movements, many organized by the Communist Party. But the current neofascists, figures such as Jair Bolsonaro in Brazil and Narendra Modi in India, do not need to focus on destroying unions, which have already been decimated by globalization. Instead, they can directly channel the anger of the unemployed and underemployed towards minorities and the vulnerable. | Vijay Prashad addresses these deformations—and explains how we can fi…

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2022-06-19: News Headlines

Party for Socialism & Liberation (2022-06-19). Friday 6/17: Forum: Pride Month & Revolutionary LGBTQ Struggle. indybay.org In-person: 2969 Mission St, SF | Virtual: bit.ly/pride-means-resist

Staff (2022-06-19). Cuadrando la Caja: Este domingo, sobre las empresas con pérdidas. cubadebate.cu Cuadrando la Caja, nueva propuesta televisiva para debatir, cuestionar y llegar a consensos desde el socialismo cubano sobre temas económicos, tendrá su segunda emisión este domingo a las 7: 00 p.m. por el canal Caribe. øEn la lógica del socialismo cubano, cómo procedemos ante empresas con pérdidas? øSe cierran? øQué le pasa a sus trabajadores?

____ (2022-06-19). Xi underscores improved capability in fighting corruption to ensure full victory. ecns.cn Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, urged coordinated improvement to guarantee that officials do not have the audacity, opportunity, or desire to engage in corruption.

Party for Socialism & Liberation (2022-06-19). Saturday 6/18: Pride Month Film Screening: MAJOR! (2015). indybay.org In-person: 2969 Mission St, SF | Virtual: bit.ly/major-sf

Party for Socialism & Liberation (2022-06-19). Thursday 6/23: Pride Month Film Screening: Pride (2014). indybay.org In-person: 2969 Mission St, SF | Virtual: bit.ly/pride-sf

_____ (2022-06-18). The Chris Hedges Report: Struggle Makes Us Human. popularresistance.org The neofascist movements currently rising around the globe differ from the fascist movements of the 20th century. Fascism in the last century arose to break radical workers' movements, many organized by the Communist Party. But the current neofascists, figures such as Jair Bolsonaro in Brazil and Narendra Modi in India, do not need to focus on destroying unions, which have already been decimated by globalization. Instead, they can directly channel the anger of the unemployed and underemployed towards minorities and the vulnerable. | Vijay Prashad addresses these deformations—and explains how we can fight ba…

_____ (2022-06-18). New Global Movement Against Capitalism And For Socialism. popularresistance.org Working class communities around the world are organizing against capitalism. They are also forging a new international movement of solidarity and cooperation in the International People's Assembly. How can organizers build international unity, and oppose the tools used by the ruling class to divide and defeat the popular movements that are expanding democracy while fighting to save the planet? | Brian is joined at the People's Summit for Democracy by Stephanie Weatherbee Brito with the International Peoples' Assembly.

WSWS (2022-06-18). Facing poverty and starvation, Sri Lankan mother of three attempts to take her own life. wsws.org The tragic suicide attempt by a 33-year-old former garment worker and mother of three is an another exposure of the desperate situation facing the oppressed masses across the Indian Ocean island nation.

John Bachtell (2022-06-18). Juneteenth 2022: Demanding a Third Radical Reconstruction of U.S. capitalism. peoplesworld.org Tens of thousands are descending on Washington, D.C. for the historic, multiracial "Moral March on Washington and to the Polls." The march occurs during the Juneteenth Holiday weekend and the growing battle to preserve and extend U.S. constitutional democracy. The march, called by the Poor People's Campaign, aims to mobilize the nation's 140 million Black, …

Betsey Piette (2022-06-17). Capitalism is killing our children. workers.org It is incomprehensible that Washington politicians could sit through the hours of gut-wrenching testimony from the loved ones of victims of recent gun violence in Buffalo, New York, and Uvalde, Texas, and not be moved. Yet this seems to be the case. Protest at the White House, February 2018. Speakers . . . |

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2022-06-18: News Headlines

Party for Socialism & Liberation (2022-06-18). Thursday 6/23: Pride Month Film Screening: Pride (2014). indybay.org In-person: 2969 Mission St, SF | Virtual: bit.ly/pride-sf

____ (2022-06-18). Xi underscores improved capability in fighting corruption to ensure full victory. ecns.cn Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, urged coordinated improvement to guarantee that officials do not have the audacity, opportunity, or desire to engage in corruption.

John Bachtell (2022-06-18). Juneteenth 2022: Demanding a Third Radical Reconstruction of U.S. capitalism. peoplesworld.org Tens of thousands are descending on Washington, D.C. for the historic, multiracial "Moral March on Washington and to the Polls." The march occurs during the Juneteenth Holiday weekend and the growing battle to preserve and extend U.S. constitutional democracy. The march, called by the Poor People's Campaign, aims to mobilize the nation's 140 million Black, …

Party for Socialism & Liberation (2022-06-18). Friday 6/17: Forum: Pride Month & Revolutionary LGBTQ Struggle. indybay.org In-person: 2969 Mission St, SF | Virtual: bit.ly/pride-means-resist

Party for Socialism & Liberation (2022-06-18). Saturday 6/18: Pride Month Film Screening: MAJOR! (2015). indybay.org In-person: 2969 Mission St, SF | Virtual: bit.ly/major-sf

Maxbrichta (2022-06-17). If Poverty Is a Moral Issue, Then the U.S. Is Bankrupt. scheerpost.com By Sonali Kolhatkar / Newspaper headlines are warning of

Fight Back (2022-06-16). Philippines: "Terrorist designation" of Ka Louie et al is outrageous. fightbacknews.org Fight Back News Service is circulating the following June 15 statement from the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP). | The improperly named "Anti-Terrorism Council" today announced that it issued a resolution last May 25 (Resolution No. 31) which "designated" the former chief negotiator of the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) Ka Louie Jalandoni and five other people being associated with the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) as "terrorist individuals." | The Party and the revolutionary movement firmly denounces the ATC for…

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2022-06-17: News Headlines

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-17). Updated Mayo Clinic recommendations for infant formula shortage. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Since the outbreak of COVID-19, there have been significant shortages of infant formulas in some stores, largely caused by supply chain issues, as well as a recent recall of several contaminated baby formula products. While this unfortunate crisis continues to impact thousands of caregivers needing to feed their babies, Mayo Clinic continues to offer advice on safe alternatives in the short term to patients. Alternative formula options For most infants, it is OK to switch…

Betsey Piette (2022-06-17). Capitalism is killing our children. workers.org It is incomprehensible that Washington politicians could sit through the hours of gut-wrenching testimony from the loved ones of victims of recent gun violence in Buffalo, New York, and Uvalde, Texas, and not be moved. Yet this seems to be the case. Protest at the White House, February 2018. Speakers . . . |

Party for Socialism & Liberation (2022-06-17). Thursday 6/23: Pride Month Film Screening: Pride (2014). indybay.org In-person: 2969 Mission St, SF | Virtual: bit.ly/pride-sf

Party for Socialism & Liberation (2022-06-17). Friday 6/17: Forum: Pride Month & Revolutionary LGBTQ Struggle. indybay.org In-person: 2969 Mission St, SF | Virtual: bit.ly/pride-means-resist

Party for Socialism & Liberation (2022-06-17). Saturday 6/18: Pride Month Film Screening: MAJOR! (2015). indybay.org In-person: 2969 Mission St, SF | Virtual: bit.ly/major-sf

Peter Koenig (2022-06-16). Kissinger y la guerra en Ucrania: El mensajero y el amo. globalizacion.ca Cuando Henry Kissinger sorprendió al mundo con su discurso en el reciente Foro Económico Mundial (FEM) en Davos (22-26 de mayo de 2022), diciéndole al presidente de Ucrania, Zelenskyy, que tenía que hacer alguna concesión a cambio de la paz,…

Peoples Dispatch (2022-06-16). Leftist youth groups in Austria launch Youth Against War campaign. peoplesdispatch.org Austrian youth groups including the Communist Youth of Austria (KJO) and the Young Left initiated the Youth Against War campaign last week demanding peace, freedom, neutrality, and protesting the center-right coalition government's plan to allot more funds for military upgrades in the backdrop of the ongoing Russia-Ukraine war. The youth groups called on the government to instead allot more funds for social spending, including free public transport, housing and health. Demonstrations were organized in the cities of Vienna, Graz, Linz, Innviertel, Salzburg, St. Pà∂lten, Innsbruck, Feldkirch and Klagenfurt, am…

_____ (2022-06-16). 3 Anti-Inflation Alternatives to Raising Interest Rates. popularresistance.org A deafening silence defines "debates" among U.S. leaders about stopping or slowing today's inflation. Alternatives to the Federal Reserve's raising of interest rates and curtailing money supply growth are ignored. It's as if there were no other ways to rein in price increases except to add more interest costs to the already excess debts of workers and small and medium businesses. Were the last two and a half years of the deadly Covid-19 pandemic, plus the economic crash of 2020, not sufficient enough burdens on Americans without piling on the additional burden of inflation that has been imposed by U.S. capitalism…

_____ (2022-06-16). Final Declaration Of The Workers' Summit Of The Americas. popularresistance.org We, representatives of Trade Union, Peasant, Political and Social organizations, gathered in Tijuana — Mexico, June 10-12, 2022, on the occasion of the realization of the Summit of the Americas of the Working Men and Women Workers, in immediate response to the exclusion of Venezuela, Cuba, and Nicaragua imposed by the Government of the United States. | There is a systemic and structural crisis of capitalism in its imperialist phase. It is in itself a civilizational crisis. The capitalist economic model and its political arm neoliberalism, as well as its modern cultural foundation, have put the planet's life…

Grace Woods (2022-06-16). Horrific conditions at NYC Rikers jail expose criminalization of poverty, capitalist greed. liberationnews.org The system of mass incarceration can be depicted no better than at Rikers Island—it is a manifestation of capital's drive toward maximizing profit that thrives and relies on racism, brutality, and the criminalization of poverty.

Fight Back (2022-06-16). Philippines: "Terrorist designation" of Ka Louie et al is outrageous. fightbacknews.org Fight Back News Service is circulating the following June 15 statement from the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP). | The improperly named "Anti-Terrorism Council" today announced that it issued a resolution last May 25 (Resolution No. 31) which "designated" the former chief negotiator of the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) Ka Louie Jalandoni and five other people being associated with the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) as "terrorist individuals." | The Party and the revolutionary movement firmly denounces the ATC for…

Freedom Socialist Party (2022-06-16). Wednesday 6/15: Labor History: A key to unlocking workers' power today. indybay.org Online via Zoom | To register: bit.ly/FSFD-Labor

David Giesen (2022-06-16). Sunday 7/3: Fulfilling the Promise of America, a symposium. indybay.org ZOOM video meet: | zoom.us/j/94131824284?pwd=RzI0ZEY1eEkrbkxFemNOMHFHbUZXZz09

La Peña (2022-06-16). Friday 6/17: Baila Community Dance Party. indybay.org La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705…

United We Dream (2022-06-16). Wednesday 6/15: DACA Tenth Anniversary: Then, Now and Beyond! Celebration & Action Rally. indybay.org Virtual celebration & action rally…

Khubaka, Michael Harris (2022-06-16). 2022 California Juneteenth – National Freedom Day. indybay.org In the coming years over 100 California cities with @100,000+ residents will begin to discover our unique California Juneteenth Legacy, helping manifest equity and greater inclusion throughout the 5th largest economy in the world. Today, "Mining for Freedom" or the authentic "Golden Legacy" of our California USCT who fought, bleed and died for freedom is a fierce debate impacting future generation.

United We Dream (2022-06-16). Wednesday 6/15: DACA Décimo Aniversario – °Antes, Ahora y Más Allá! Celebración y Reuinon para la Acción. indybay.org Virtual celebration & action rally…

Alasdair Baverstock (2022-06-15). Challenges for the return migration in El Salvador. america.cgtn.com Over ,000 migrants returned to El Salvador last year and most of them never reaching the U.S. But without local solutions to the root causes of unemployment, poverty and violence the majority start back on the migrant trail.

Deweylaura (2022-06-15). Hello Comrade project travels to Chile. cpusa.org "Hello Comrade" is a new project that works under CPUSA's International Department. The goal is to travel to countries around the world and not only document important advances made by Marxist parties but also try to capture how it feels, tastes, and smells to be a party activist working at the most grassroots level. …

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2022-06-16: News Headlines

Peoples Dispatch (2022-06-16). Leftist youth groups in Austria launch Youth Against War campaign. peoplesdispatch.org Austrian youth groups including the Communist Youth of Austria (KJO) and the Young Left initiated the Youth Against War campaign last week demanding peace, freedom, neutrality, and protesting the center-right coalition government's plan to allot more funds for military upgrades in the backdrop of the ongoing Russia-Ukraine war. The youth groups called on the government to instead allot more funds for social spending, including free public transport, housing and health. Demonstrations were organized in the cities of Vienna, Graz, Linz, Innviertel, Salzburg, St. Pà∂lten, Innsbruck, Feldkirch and Klagenfurt, am…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-16). Updated Mayo Clinic recommendations for infant formula shortage. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Since the outbreak of COVID-19, there have been significant shortages of infant formulas in some stores, largely caused by supply chain issues, as well as a recent recall of several contaminated baby formula products. While this unfortunate crisis continues to impact thousands of caregivers needing to feed their babies, Mayo Clinic continues to offer advice on safe alternatives in the short term to patients. Alternative formula options For most infants, it is OK to switch…

United We Dream (2022-06-16). Wednesday 6/15: DACA Décimo Aniversario – °Antes, Ahora y Más Allá! Celebración y Reuinon para la Acción. indybay.org Virtual celebration & action rally…

Party for Socialism & Liberation (2022-06-16). Friday 6/17: Forum: Pride Month & Revolutionary LGBTQ Struggle. indybay.org In-person: 2969 Mission St, SF | Virtual: bit.ly/pride-means-resist

La Peña (2022-06-16). Friday 6/17: Baila Community Dance Party. indybay.org La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705…

Party for Socialism & Liberation (2022-06-16). Saturday 6/18: Pride Month Film Screening: MAJOR! (2015). indybay.org In-person: 2969 Mission St, SF | Virtual: bit.ly/major-sf

Freedom Socialist Party (2022-06-16). Wednesday 6/15: Labor History: A key to unlocking workers' power today. indybay.org Online via Zoom | To register: bit.ly/FSFD-Labor

United We Dream (2022-06-16). Wednesday 6/15: DACA Tenth Anniversary: Then, Now and Beyond! Celebration & Action Rally. indybay.org Virtual celebration & action rally…

David Giesen (2022-06-16). Sunday 7/3: Fulfilling the Promise of America, a symposium. indybay.org ZOOM video meet: | zoom.us/j/94131824284?pwd=RzI0ZEY1eEkrbkxFemNOMHFHbUZXZz09

Khubaka, Michael Harris (2022-06-16). 2022 California Juneteenth – National Freedom Day. indybay.org In the coming years over 100 California cities with @100,000+ residents will begin to discover our unique California Juneteenth Legacy, helping manifest equity and greater inclusion throughout the 5th largest economy in the world. Today, "Mining for Freedom" or the authentic "Golden Legacy" of our California USCT who fought, bleed and died for freedom is a fierce debate impacting future generation.

Party for Socialism & Liberation (2022-06-16). Thursday 6/23: Pride Month Film Screening: Pride (2014). indybay.org In-person: 2969 Mission St, SF | Virtual: bit.ly/pride-sf

_____ (2022-06-15). WTO Meeting Is An Opportunity To Challenge Corporate Control Of Food. popularresistance.org Look no further than to the fruit and vegetable farmers in Europe and the United States who destroyed perfectly good produce because corporate food processors lacked the resiliency to adapt to changing consumption demands. The 2.5 million farmworkers in the U.S., at the same time, risked their lives for poverty-level wages without personal protective equipment. | Meanwhile, just four corporations, globally, control 75 percent of the world's grain trade and 60 percent of our seeds. In the U.S., four firms dominate 75 percent of the fertilizer supply and 85 percent of beef processing. | Such concentration takes fre…

Editor (2022-06-15). Overcoming the Distorted Narrative of Christian Nationalism. scheerpost.com Confederacy supporters in Columbia, South Carolina (Shutterstock) | By Aaron Scott / OtherWords | I grew up in rural upstate New York, where life was difficult and often isolating. Folks in our community were very poor, but we took care of one another. Neighbors lavished affection and support on my family. | Still, there was a deep undercurrent of abandonment and anger. | Far from the South, Confederate flags pierced the landscape. And at church, there was often little help for people struggling to overcome isolation, daily struggles, or poverty. Instead, the focus of church life for many people around me was…

Kari Polanyi Levitt (2022-06-15). Prof. Kari Polyani Levitt: Regaining Canada's Sovereignty: June 14, 2022 We Celebrate Kari's 99th Birthday. globalresearch.ca On June 14, 2022. Friends and family met up in Montreal to celebrate Kari Polyani Levitt's 99th birthday. | While Kari's health is fragile, she remains firm in her incisive understanding and analysis of World events, committed to national sovereignty and …

Deweylaura (2022-06-15). Hello Comrade project travels to Chile. cpusa.org "Hello Comrade" is a new project that works under CPUSA's International Department. The goal is to travel to countries around the world and not only document important advances made by Marxist parties but also try to capture how it feels, tastes, and smells to be a party activist working at the most grassroots level. …

Alasdair Baverstock (2022-06-15). Challenges for the return migration in El Salvador. america.cgtn.com Over ,000 migrants returned to El Salvador last year and most of them never reaching the U.S. But without local solutions to the root causes of unemployment, poverty and violence the majority start back on the migrant trail.

Labor Video Project (2022-06-15). WCCUSD Union Busting Attack On Adult School Teachers United Leadership. indybay.org The WCCUSD school district terminated the president and vice president of the Adult School Teachers United in a union busting attack. The president Ken Ryan and vice president Kristen Pursley discuss their termination, the reason behind it and the attack on adult education and ESL by not only the District by the Democrats in the legislature and governor.

Kuehn BM. (2022-06-14). Rising US Firearm Deaths During Pandemic Linked to Poverty. jamanetwork.com Firearm homicide rates rose by more than a third during the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic in the US, according to a CDC Vital Signs report. The firearm homicide rate per 100‚ÄØ000 increased from 4.6 in 2019 to 6.1 in 2020—the highest rate since 1994. Communities disproportionately affected by poverty, systemic inequity, and structural racism incurred the heaviest loss of life due to rising gun violence.

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