2023-01-30: News Headlines

infobrics (2023-01-30). Kiev would be planning ethnic cleansing against Hungarians in Transcarpathia. infobrics.org Ukrainian neo-Nazi regime is systematically sending Hungarians to the front lines, endangering the survival of the ethnically Hungarian population of Transcarpathia.

Martin Edwin Andersen (2023-01-30). "Secret Wars" & vice ADM Ann E. Rondeau now before US Court of Appeals / 4th Circuit. indybay.org Guilty of more than just dishonorable common crimes & false federal statements, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency & National Defense University trivialized, justified and even participated in neo-Nazi crimes, diluted the moral awfulness of clandestine death camps, & engaged in other barbarousness & corruption, incl. the reprehensible promoting of palpable traitors & narcotics traffickers.




Antonio C.S. Rosa (2023-01-30). Planetary Impalement by Stakeholder Capitalism? transcend.org "Stake" as a Strategic Metaphor Promoted by the World Economic Forum…

Bob Price (2023-01-30). Sunday 2/5: Confronting capitalism's crises with bold, revolutionary leadership. indybay.org New Valencia hall, 747 Polk St., San Francisco (@ Ellis Street)…




WSWS (2023-01-30). PSOE, Podemos send Spanish tanks to Ukraine for war with Russia. wsws.org Last week, Spain's Socialist Party (PSOE)-Podemos government announced that Madrid plans to send its Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine.

WSWS (2023-01-30). 90 years since Hitler took power: A sinister anniversary. wsws.org The German government is celebrating the 90th anniversary of Hitler's coming to power by sending German Leopard battle tanks to fight Russia.

WSWS (2023-01-30). PSOE, Podemos send Spanish tanks to Ukraine for war with Russia. wsws.org Last week, Spain's Socialist Party (PSOE)-Podemos government announced that Madrid plans to send its Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine.

WSWS (2023-01-30). 90 years since Hitler took power: A sinister anniversary. wsws.org The German government is celebrating the 90th anniversary of Hitler's coming to power by sending German Leopard battle tanks to fight Russia.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2023-01-29). Fascism, Populism or Ultra-Right? libya360.wordpress.com Claudio Katz Part I of the Series: Attacks and Failures of the Right in Latin America Anti-Bolsonaro Protest, Brazil The new right is very different from classical fascism, which erupted in the first half of the last century in the face of the threat of socialist revolution, in a scenario of inter-imperialist wars. That danger of…

Juan Cole (2023-01-29). Netanyahu Proposes More Guns to Solve Israeli-Palestinian Violence as Tit-for-Tat Attacks Multiply. juancole.com Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) &#1 ; Although violence between Israelis and Palestinians only rose to the level of being covered by cable television news on Saturday, ever since Binyamin Netanyahu returned as prime minister in the company of the fascist Religious Zionism and Jewish Power blocs in late December there has been a low-intensity civil war. …

Martin Edwin Andersen (2023-01-29). "Secret Wars" & vice ADM Ann E. Rondeau now before US Court of Appeals / 7th Circuit. indybay.org Guilty of more than just dishonorable common crimes & false federal statements, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency & National Defense University trivialized, justified and even participated in neo-Nazi crimes, diluted the moral awfulness of clandestine death camps, & engaged in other barbarousness & corruption, incl. the reprehensible promoting of palpable traitors & narcotics traffickers.

Emanuel Pastreich (2023-01-29). Our Country has been Torn Apart, We Must Rebuild: A "Democratic Economy", For the People, By the People. globalresearch.ca

Staff (2023-01-29). Cuadrando la Caja: øCuáles son los fundamentos económicos que refrenda la Constitución de la República? cubadebate.cu El pasado 22 de enero, Cuadrando la Caja dialogó sobre los fundamentos económicos que recoge la Constitución Cubana. øQué marco establece para el desempeño y las transformaciones de la economía? øCuál, y por qué es el papel que se le otorga al estado? øQué implica que los actores económicos tengan similares condiciones? øPor qué es la empresa estatal socialista el sujeto principal de nuestra economía? Cubadebate les ofrece la transcripción de este programa.

WSWS (2023-01-29). DSA crisis intensifies as Democratic Party establishment discusses giving Ocasio-Cortez House leadership position. wsws.org The political essence of the developing crisis within the Democratic Socialists of America is coming into sharper focus as a crisis within the Democratic Party and political establishment as a whole.

WSWS (2023-01-29). UK: University of Sheffield International College staff set to strike again. wsws.org Management's intransigence feeds off the UCU leadership's business friendly, corporatist approach.

Paulo Cabral (2023-01-29). Sao Paulo hosts exhibition on Holocaust survivors. america.cgtn.com After World War II, hundreds of Holocaust survivors found refuge sin Sao Paulo. In honor of this day, the city exhibits portraits of the Holocaust survivors who built new lives in this city. Find out more.

_____ (2023-01-29). These Tenants Fought For Ownership Of Their Homes, And Won. popularresistance.org Los Angeles, California – When a wealthy donor left four L.A. apartment buildings to his alma mater upon his death, it left the 130 tenants of those buildings wondering if they were going to be evicted or have their rents hiked. | But on Jan. 10, tenants of the buildings in the Baldwin Hills neighborhood secured a major win when Boston University agreed to sell all four apartments to the Liberty Community Land Trust, which plans to keep the units permanently affordable. | "Boston University accepted our offer because of the collective pressure we put them under as a collective, as a community," tenants wrote on t…

Dave DeCamp (2023-01-29). NATO Official Says Alliance Is 'Ready' for Direct Confrontation With Russia. news.antiwar.com Adm. Rob Bauer, the head of NATO's Military Committee, said that NATO is "ready" for a direct confrontation with Russia, citing the alliance's recent efforts to boost its presence in Eastern Europe. Last year, NATO placed new battle groups in Bulgaria, Hungary, Romania, and Slovakia on top of the ones that have been deployed in …

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2023-01-29: News Headlines

Martin Edwin Andersen (2023-01-29). "Secret Wars" & vice ADM Ann E. Rondeau now before US Court of Appeals / 7th Circuit. indybay.org Guilty of more than just dishonorable common crimes & false federal statements, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency & National Defense University trivialized, justified and even participated in neo-Nazi crimes, diluted the moral awfulness of clandestine death camps, & engaged in other barbarousness & corruption, incl. the reprehensible promoting of palpable traitors & narcotics traffickers.

Barbara Ransby (2023-01-28). Ron DeSantis's Attack on Black Studies Is Textbook Proto-Fascism. truthout.org Florida's unapologetically racist governor, Ron DeSantis, announced last week that he is banning an Advanced Placement pilot course that would have taught Florida teenagers about the Black freedom movement, Black cultures and contemporary issues that impact Black people. Anyone who has glanced at the newspaper in the past decade, let alone read a book on the subject, knows that issues of mass… |




Editor (2023-01-28). Far Right Supreme Court Ready to Gut Unions (Again) as Workers Die on the Job. scheerpost.com By Eve Ottenberg / CounterPunch One of the first dead giveaways for fascism is animosity toward trade unions. That's not to say all anti-union businesspeople are fascist, but simply that that hatred is a first step on the primrose path to a polity of utterly oppressed wage slaves and strictly limited civil rights, a step …

teleSUR, JDO (2023-01-28). Presidente ruso rechaza crímenes cometidos por neonazis en Ucrania. telesurtv.net Instó a líderes occidentales a no olvidar lecciones de la historia. Recordó que el pueblo soviético derrotó al fascismo alemán en 1945.

Editor (2023-01-28). Far Right Supreme Court Ready to Gut Unions (Again) as Workers Die on the Job. scheerpost.com By Eve Ottenberg / CounterPunch One of the first dead giveaways for fascism is animosity toward trade unions. That's not to say all anti-union businesspeople are fascist, but simply that that hatred is a first step on the primrose path to a polity of utterly oppressed wage slaves and strictly limited civil rights, a step …

teleSUR, JDO (2023-01-28). Presidente ruso rechaza crímenes cometidos por neonazis en Ucrania. telesurtv.net Instó a líderes occidentales a no olvidar lecciones de la historia. Recordó que el pueblo soviético derrotó al fascismo alemán en 1945.

Global Research News (2023-01-28). Almost Nine Years Ago, The May 2014 Odessa Massacre: How Neo-Nazi Thugs Supported by Kiev Regime Killed Odessa Inhabitants: Photographic Evidence. globalresearch.ca Originally published on May 5, 2014 | These are the crimes committed by Neo-Nazi Right Sector and Svoboda gangs in May 2014 | *** | Eight years ago: | Today we co commemorate the Odessa Massacre, May 2 2014 which was barely …

Author Blank (2023-01-28). Drought crisis is result of profit system. themilitant.com Statement issued Jan. 25 by Ellie García, Socialist Workers Party candidate for U.S. Senate from California in 2022. | Working farmers are victims of conditions over which they have no control. But these are not primarily natural disasters such as the drought raging in California today. They are social conditions, the result of the workings of capitalism. | Farmers are exploited by the banks and real estate sharks that hold title to their land. Processing and distribution of food and other farm products is monopolized by giant corporations that ruthlessly squeeze them. The manufacturers of farm implements, seed,…

Labor Video Project (2023-01-28). South Africa Power Outages, The ANC & Capitalism With Weizemann Hamilton. indybay.org The power outages in South Africa threaten the lives, jobs and future of South Africa. Weizmann Hamilton was one of the founders of the ANC and is now a leader of the Marxist Workers Party talks about the causes of this energy crisis, the role of the ANC, Imperialism and capitalism. T…

WSWS (2023-01-28). The class issues in the police killing of Tyre Nichols. wsws.org The fatal beating of Nichols by five African-American police undercuts the racialist narrative advanced by the Democratic Party and its identity and racial politics allies. It shatters the claim that the answer to police brutality is to "diversify" police departments. Police violence, like every other social evil under capitalism, is fundamentally a class question.

Emanuel Pastreich (2023-01-28). Video: End the World War 5G. globalresearch.ca

Naomi Craine (2023-01-28). Road to women's emancipation debated at US women's marches. themilitant.com MADISON, Wisc. — Some 2,000 people took part in a women's march and rally here Jan. 22 calling for the overturn of an 1849 state law banning nearly all abortions, and for the reopening of clinics that provide the procedure. Similar actions were held around the country the same day to protest the U.S. Supreme Court's Dobbs ruling that overturned Roe v. Wade last June. | Organizers of the Madison action called for getting out the vote to elect a liberal judge to an open spot on the Wisconsin Supreme Court as the way to advance their aims. | Members and supporters of the Socialist Workers Party campaigned for…

Ralph Nader (2023-01-28). Drug Price Showdown Time for Chairman Bernie Sanders. dissidentvoice.org It is showdown time. Senator Bernie Sanders, new chair of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee versus Big Pharma. The self-described "democratic socialist" from a safe seat in Vermont has long been a Big Pharma nemesis. He has issued detailed critiques of what others have called a "Pay or Die" industry coddled by …

Staff (2023-01-28). Time for a Showdown With Big Pharma: Chairman Sanders vs. Sky-High Drug Prices. commondreams.org It is showdown time. Senator Bernie Sanders, new chair of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee versus Big Pharma. The self-described "democratic socialist" from a safe seat in Vermont has long been a Big Pharma nemesis. He has issued detailed critiques of what others have called a "Pay or Die" industry coddled by …

americanthinker (2023-01-28). China and the abusive husband syndrome in world politics. americanthinker.com What if embargoing China causes that nation's dictators to act even more aggressively?>

Paul Haeder (2023-01-28). If We Ever Needed George Carlin. dissidentvoice.org So, there are no other ways to look at the lab-generated, multivariant SARS-2 than through the lens of mass murdering complicit media and the charlatans of propaganda, all in the employ of billionaires, millionaires and high income folks in this Big Pharma-Big Medicine-Big Feat triage of destruction? Who the hell with a normal-functioning mind believes …

_____ (2023-01-28). Five Suggestions For When State Repression Comes To Town. popularresistance.org CLDC has been providing movement aligned legal support to the campaigns and activists in the so called U.S. for over 20 years now. In that time period, I have personally witnessed numerous waves of state repression targeting the campaigns that were moving the needle on the moral compass—anti-racism, environmental and animal defense, water and food safety, Indigenous sovereignty, LGBTQIA+, and others. The state, whether government actors or big corporate profiteers, have a limited playbook that they tend to repeat over and over. This is why knowing your movement history is core to building resilience. | Hist…

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2023-01-28: News Headlines

teleSUR, JDO (2023-01-28). Presidente ruso rechaza crímenes cometidos por neonazis en Ucrania. telesurtv.net Instó a líderes occidentales a no olvidar lecciones de la historia. Recordó que el pueblo soviético derrotó al fascismo alemán en 1945.

WSWS (2023-01-28). The class issues in the police killing of Tyre Nichols. wsws.org While there are racists and fascists in police departments around the world, video capturing the brutal beating of the former Fed Ex worker at the hands and feet of five African-American cops confirms the class character of police violence.

Martin Edwin Andersen (2023-01-28). "Secret Wars" & vice ADM Ann E. Rondeau now before US Court of Appeals / 7th Circuit. indybay.org Guilty of more than just dishonorable common crimes & false federal statements, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency & National Defense University trivialized, justified and even participated in neo-Nazi crimes, diluted the moral awfulness of clandestine death camps, & engaged in other barbarousness & corruption, incl. the reprehensible promoting of palpable traitors & narcotics traffickers.

Labor Video Project (2023-01-28). South Africa Power Outages, The ANC & Capitalism With Weizemann Hamilton. indybay.org The power outages in South Africa threaten the lives, jobs and future of South Africa. Weizmann Hamilton was one of the founders of the ANC and is now a leader of the Marxist Workers Party talks about the causes of this energy crisis, the role of the ANC, Imperialism and capitalism. T…

Ralph Nader (2023-01-28). Drug Price Showdown Time for Chairman Bernie Sanders. dissidentvoice.org It is showdown time. Senator Bernie Sanders, new chair of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee versus Big Pharma. The self-described "democratic socialist" from a safe seat in Vermont has long been a Big Pharma nemesis. He has issued detailed critiques of what others have called a "Pay or Die" industry coddled by …

WSWS (2023-01-28). What is behind Socialist Alternative and Kshama Sawant's latest non-socialist initiative? wsws.org Kshama Sawant and Socialist Alternative have systematically violated every principle upon which they claim their "new movement" will be built.

Juan Cole (2023-01-27). Netanyahu's Folly: High Tech Investors pull out of Unstable Israel, as Palestine Authority cuts off Security Cooperation. juancole.com Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) &#1 ; The new government of Israel under the leadership of Binyamin Netanyahu, which includes the fascist Religious Zionism and Jewish Power blocs, has begun chasing away businesses and investors, has provoked hundreds of thousands of Israelis to protest, and has led to an end of security cooperation with the Palestinian Authority, …

Julian Cola (2023-01-27). Insubordinate Military Points to Dangers of Fascist Coup in Brazil. covertactionmagazine.com Newly elected President Luíz Inácio Lula da Silva remains in hotel accommodation in Brasília, still unable to reside in the Alvorada Palace due to material damage and security concerns. On the 21st of January, Brazilian president, Luíz Inácio Lula da Silva, sacked general Júlio César de Arruda as head of the armed forces. Tomás Miguel …

Agustín Velloso (2023-01-27). Imperialist Democracy: Apical Nazism. dissidentvoice.org News of January 26, 2023, from InfoDefenseEspañol channel: Bundestag deputy Petr Bistron to Olaf Scholz about the transfer of tanks to Ukraine: You have just said goodbye to the fundamental provisions of Germany's post-war foreign policy, Germany's special responsibility towards the world. The slogan 'Never again' meant the refusal to supply weapons to conflict zones. …

Sue Bolton (2023-01-27). Nazis fail to stop Day of Mourning in Merri-Bek council. greenleft.org.au A small number of neo-Nazis tried but failed to stop the Merri-Bek City Council's Day of Mourning ceremony from going ahead in Coburg on January 26. Sue Bolton reports.

Staff (2023-01-27). Crypto Convulsions Reflect Capitalism's Tendency to Breed Instability, w/ Ramaa Vasudevan. youtube.com Bitcoin, Stablecoin, Tether, Blockchain, Coinbase, Binance, Etherium, Luna, Celsius, Circle, FTX, NFTs: What's all this crypto jargon really about? What stage of capitalism does it mean we're in? How has digital currency been impacted by the pandemic and the war in Ukraine? What are the geopolitical implications for the US cold war with China? And …

Robert Reich (2023-01-27). The one thing that would make elections better for everyone. nationofchange.org Ranked choice voting makes elections less painful, less expensive, and can help make our government more inclusive and responsive to what people actually want.

WSWS (2023-01-27). US Labor Department levies paltry $60,000 fine against Amazon for "failing to keep workers safe" wsws.org In a recently published global survey and in interviews with the World Socialist Web Site, Amazon workers described their dangerous and inhuman working conditions.

americanthinker (2023-01-27). Is America at its worst economic point since the Great Depression? americanthinker.com That's the take of a Heritage Foundation analyst who says that, behind Biden's boasting, the economy is in serious trouble.

Norman Solomon (2023-01-27). Biden 2024 Decision Pits the Party's Elites Against Most Democrats. indybay.org Power brokers vs. democracy…

WSWS (2023-01-27). Union membership in Australia continues to fall as workers face deepening wage cuts. wsws.org In the September quarter, new union-negotiated enterprise agreements delivered average nominal annual wage rises of just 2.6 percent, compared with 3.1 percent in non-union deals.

americanthinker (2023-01-27). Pfizer, Project Veritas, and biosecurity. americanthinker.com When a major pharmaceutical company might be playing fast and loose with national security and biosecurity rules, what could possibly go wrong?>

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2023-01-27: News Headlines

Juan Cole (2023-01-27). Netanyahu's Folly: High Tech Investors pull out of Unstable Israel, as Palestine Authority cuts off Security Cooperation. juancole.com Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) &#1 ; The new government of Israel under the leadership of Binyamin Netanyahu, which includes the fascist Religious Zionism and Jewish Power blocs, has begun chasing away businesses and investors, has provoked hundreds of thousands of Israelis to protest, and has led to an end of security cooperation with the Palestinian Authority, …

Agustín Velloso (2023-01-27). Imperialist Democracy: Apical Nazism. dissidentvoice.org News of January 26, 2023, from InfoDefenseEspañol channel: Bundestag deputy Petr Bistron to Olaf Scholz about the transfer of tanks to Ukraine: You have just said goodbye to the fundamental provisions of Germany's post-war foreign policy, Germany's special responsibility towards the world. The slogan 'Never again' meant the refusal to supply weapons to conflict zones. …

Sue Bolton (2023-01-27). Nazis fail to stop Day of Mourning in Merri-Bek council. greenleft.org.au A small number of neo-Nazis tried but failed to stop the Merri-Bek City Council's Day of Mourning ceremony from going ahead in Coburg on January 26. Sue Bolton reports.

Labor Video Project (2023-01-27). South Africa Power Outages, The ANC & Capitalism With Weizemann Hamilton. indybay.org The power outages in South Africa threaten the lives, jobs and future of South Africa. Weizmann Hamilton was one of the founders of the ANC and is now a leader of the Marxist Workers Party talks about the causes of this energy crisis, the role of the ANC, Imperialism and capitalism. T…

Robert Reich (2023-01-27). The one thing that would make elections better for everyone. nationofchange.org Ranked choice voting makes elections less painful, less expensive, and can help make our government more inclusive and responsive to what people actually want.

WSWS (2023-01-27). US Labor Department levies paltry $60,000 fine against Amazon for "failing to keep workers safe" wsws.org In a recently published global survey and in interviews with the World Socialist Web Site, Amazon workers described their dangerous and inhuman working conditions.

Norman Solomon (2023-01-27). Biden 2024 Decision Pits the Party's Elites Against Most Democrats. indybay.org Power brokers vs. democracy…

WSWS (2023-01-27). Union membership in Australia continues to fall as workers face deepening wage cuts. wsws.org In the September quarter, new union-negotiated enterprise agreements delivered average nominal annual wage rises of just 2.6 percent, compared with 3.1 percent in non-union deals.

WSWS (2023-01-26). In new gesture to fascist right, House Speaker purges two Democrats from committee while promoting Marjorie Taylor Greene. wsws.org Kevin McCarthy blocked the nomination of Adam Schiff and Eric Swalwell in retaliation for the previous Democratic-controlled House removing two fascist Republicans for death threats against Democratic colleagues.

WSWS (2023-01-26). In new gesture to fascist right, House Speaker purges two Democrats while promoting Marjorie Taylor Greene. wsws.org Kevin McCarthy blocked the nomination of Adam Schiff and Eric Swalwell in retaliation for the previous Democratic-controlled House removing two fascist Republicans for death threats against Democratic colleagues.

Anonymous103 (2023-01-26). How Deeply the Nazis Penetrated the U.S. Government. southfront.org

Anonymous103 (2023-01-26). NATO At "War With Russia" As Western Main Battle Tanks Are Sent To Ukraine To Enable It To "Win This War" southfront.org Russian forces continue to advance on several fronts Ukraine's armed forces suffer very heavy casualties Written by Dr. Leon Tressell…

Allen Forrest (2023-01-26). The Purpose of the 99%-ers. dissidentvoice.org The function that the moneyed class have determined for the rank and file within their system of capitalism.

_____ (2023-01-26). The Nightmare of NATO Equipment Being Sent to Ukraine. strategic-culture.org The West's recent approval of more military assistance for Kiev risks nuclear nightmare, fails Ukrainian expectations and rebukes the World War II history enshrined in a prominent Soviet war memorial in Berlin. | By Scott RITTER | Early on the morning of May 2, 1945, General Vasily Chuikov, the commander of the Soviet 8thGuards Army, accepted the surrender of the German garrison of Berlin. | Two days prior, soldiers from the 1 th Rifle Division, part of the Soviet 5th Shock Army, had raised the victory banner of the Red Army over the Reichstag. An hour after the banner went up, Adolf Hitler and his mistress, Eva…

Lee Camp (2023-01-26). Raided by The FBI for Being Socialist, with Omali Yeshitela. mintpressnews.com Lee Camp speaks with Omali Yeshitela, a man raided by the FBI for being a black socialist, to discuss the revolutionary black liberation movement, US imperialism, racism, and the corruption of the two-party system.

Tobias Ljungvall (2023-01-26). Observer to a Failed Uprising. covertactionmagazine.com Author explains what happened during the 2020-2021 protests that aimed but failed to overthrow Europe's last true socialist leader, Alexander Lukashenko Belarus may not be on your mind, given the war in Ukraine and rising tensions around the globe. However, two years ago this fairly small Central European country with a population of ten million …

Canadian Tire Fire (2023-01-26). Canadian Tire Fire #52: Far-Right Doxxings and Consequences, New Prisons, and Queer Community Defence. itsgoingdown.org This week we share updates on two new proposals for prisons in New Brunswick and Quebec. We also have updates from many actions over the past few weeks defending libraries and university campuses alike from reactionary queer and transphobes. Finally, we share news of a recent doxxing of a far-Right recruiter in Ottawa, and updates…

W. T. Whitney Jr. (2023-01-26). Peru coup government opens the door for entry of U.S. troops. peoplesworld.org Critics of U.S. interference in Latin America and the Caribbean may soon realize, if such is not the case now, that Peru has a compelling claim for their attention. The massive popular resistance emerging now amid the political crisis looks to be sustainable into the future. Meanwhile, a reactionary political class obstinately defends its privileges, …

Alon Milwicki (2023-01-26). International Holocaust Remembrance Day: When is 'never again' going to start? splcenter.org

Editor (2023-01-26). Caitlin Johnstone: US Constantly Provoking China. scheerpost.com The way the U.S. has been positioning its war machinery around China would have sparked a third world war had the roles been reversed. Nonetheless, talk inside the U.S. empire is all about Chinese "aggression."

_____ (2023-01-26). Targeting Eritrea And Ethiopia. popularresistance.org United States plans for aggression and disruptions abroad are developed by current and former officials whose names may not be well known. They often leave government positions to become fellows at a plethora of think tanks that are connected to high level policy makers. It is important to know what they are saying, as their words have an impact on US foreign policy decisions. | Michael Rubin is currently a senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI) , the rightwing think tank in Washington, DC, that mostly disseminates a neoconservative interventionist agenda, and where Rubin spends his time churnin…

Amy Goodman (2023-01-26). Biden's Proposed Renters Bill of Rights Is Insufficient, Housing Advocates Say. truthout.org Image Credit: Facebook: KC Tenants A new Biden administration plan announced Wednesday aims to make rent more affordable and protect tenants' rights. This comes as rental costs in the United States rose nearly 25% between 2019 and 2022. It also comes as investors bought nearly a quarter of all single-family homes sold in 2021, making home ownership increasingly impossible for people forced to… |

Staff (2023-01-26). Biden Proposes Renters Bill of Rights as Landlords Make Record Profits; Housing Advocates Want More. democracynow.org A new Biden administration plan announced Wednesday aims to make rent more affordable and protect tenants' rights. This comes as rental costs in the United States rose nearly 25% between 2019 and 2022. It also comes as investors bought nearly a quarter of all single-family homes sold in 2021, making home ownership increasingly impossible for people forced to spend much of their money on ever-increasing rent. Housing activists pushed for the "Blueprint for a Renters Bill of Rights" in the administration's finalized plan to regulate predatory rental practices and provide relief for tenants,…

Fight Back (2023-01-26). District Council candidates prepare to create turning point in the fight against police tyranny. fightbacknews.org Chicago, IL – 200 people filled up the main hall of the Chicago Teachers Union headquarters on January 22 for a political forum in preparation for the local police District Council elections. There were over 50 District Council candidates in attendance, and other participants included alderpersons, union leaders and community organizers. Over 40 people of various ages, genders, and nationalities spoke at the forum, and they were all united behind the need to use the February 28 elections to create a base of power from which the working and oppressed people of Chicago can hold the police accountable. | "These cand…

americanthinker (2023-01-26). Forgiving the Medically Brainwashed in the Post-COVID Era. americanthinker.com Medical tyranny starts with medical brainwashing.

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2023-01-26: News Headlines

WSWS (2023-01-26). In new gesture to fascist right, House Speaker purges two Democrats while promoting Marjorie Taylor Greene. wsws.org Kevin McCarthy blocked the nomination of Adam Schiff and Eric Swalwell in retaliation for the previous Democratic-controlled House removing two fascist Republicans for death threats against Democratic colleagues.

Julian Rose (2023-01-25). Is Fear of Freedom an Invitation for Fascism? globalresearch.ca

teleSUR, lvm, YSM (2023-01-25). Presidenta de Honduras: la Celac es más necesaria que nunca. telesurtv.net "Solo unidos nos podemos blindar del neofascismo", expuso Xiomara Castro.

_____ (2023-01-25). The Machiavellians: James Burnham's Fascist Italian Defenders of Freedom. strategic-culture.org In our attempts at understanding such people who view themselves as the natural 'ruling elite', it is important that we never take a literal approach in our attempts to understand their desires and thus their motives. | "[James] Burnham…the real intellectual founder of the neoconservative movement and the original proselytizer, in America, of the theory of 'totalitarianism'." | — Christopher Hitchens, For the Sake of Argument: Essay and Minority Reports | [The following is the second installment from one of the chapters from my book "The Empire on Which the Black Sun Never Set: The Birth of International…

WSWS (2023-01-25). Four more Oath Keepers convicted of seditious conspiracy in Trump's failed coup. wsws.org While several members of the fascist militia group, including founder Stewart Rhodes, have been found guilty of plotting to keep Trump in power, the former president has yet to be charged more than two years after his failed coup.

infobrics (2023-01-25). Kiev's crimes could be revealed by its own agents. infobrics.org Foreign mercenary blackmailing the neo-Nazi regime to demand benefits.

Labor Video Project (2023-01-25). South Africa Power Outages, The ANC & Capitalism With Weizemann Hamilton. indybay.org The power outages in South Africa threaten the lives, jobs and future of South Africa. Weizmann Hamilton was one of the founders of the ANC and is now a leader of the Marxist Workers Party talks about the causes of this energy crisis, the role of the ANC, Imperialism and capitalism. T…

WSWS (2023-01-25). The mass shootings in California and the social pathology of capitalism. wsws.org Whatever the specific motivations and circumstances behind the latest horrific mass shootings in the United States, their regularity is a social phenomenon and requires a social explanation.

_____ (2023-01-25). The Nightmare Of NATO Equipment Being Sent To Ukraine. popularresistance.org Early on the morning of May 2, 1945, General Vasily Chuikov, the commander of the Soviet 8thGuards Army, accepted the surrender of the German garrison of Berlin. | Two days prior, soldiers from the 150th Rifle Division, part of the Soviet 5th Shock Army, had raised the victory banner of the Red Army over the Reichstag. An hour after the banner went up, Adolf Hitler and his mistress, Eva Braun, committed suicide in his study inside the Furhrerbunker. | Chuikov, the hero of Stalingrad whose battered 62nd Army was renamed the 8th Guards Army in honor of their victory in holding that city in the face of a massive Ger…

Socialist Alliance (2023-01-25). Socialist Alliance gives critical support to Voice to Parliament. greenleft.org.au The Anthony Albanese Labor government's Indigenous Voice to Parliament will be another token gesture, unless the government is also forced by a strong popular movement for real First Nations justice, argues Socialist Alliance.

Socialist Alliance (2023-01-25). Socialist Alliance: Voice to Parliament has to be more than a token gesture. greenleft.org.au The Anthony Albanese Labor government's Indigenous Voice to Parliament will be another token gesture, unless the government is also forced by a strong popular movement for real First Nations justice, argues Socialist Alliance.

WSWS (2023-01-25). Sri Lankan SEP to contest local government elections. wsws.org The SEP is the only party in Sri Lanka that fights for the unified mobilisation of the working class on an international socialist perspective and against the communal divisions whipped up by the ruling elites.

WSWS (2023-01-25). Sri Lankan SEP to run candidates in local government elections. wsws.org The SEP is the only party in Sri Lanka that fights for the unified mobilisation of the working class on an international socialist perspective and against the communal divisions whipped up by the ruling elites.

_____ (2023-01-25). South Korea: Intelligence Agency Raids Top Union Confederation. popularresistance.org South Korea's intelligence agency raided the offices of the Korean Confederation of Trade Unions, the country's largest organization of independent unions, and an affiliate on January 18. | The high-profile raid, over alleged ties between four former and current union officers and North Korean agents, has raised fears that the conservative government is reverting to dictatorship-era methods of attacking labor by conflating organizing with threats to national security. | The moves come at the same time as the conservative government, led by president Yoon Suk-yeol, seeks to lift restrictions on long working hours…

Fight Back (2023-01-25). Charges dropped against organizers who confronted Philippines President Marco, Jr. fightbacknews.org New York, NY – Charges against the Makibeki NYC 3 have or will be dismissed, defeating legal attacks that came after the protests against the president of the Philippines this past fall. | That's when pro-democracy organizers held a week of demonstrations against Philippines President Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos, Jr., who was visiting the United Nations. Marcos' father, Ferdinand Marcos Sr., declared martial law in the Philippines years ago, and reigned over a 20-year dictatorship. Now his son, Marcos Jr., is presiding over a period of rampant human rights abuses, including arbitrary arrests and detention of po…

Norman Solomon (2023-01-25). Biden 2024 decision pits the party's elites against most Democrats. nationofchange.org Biden's decision on whether to run again should be seen as much more than just a matter of personal prerogative.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2023-01-25). Empire by Invitation: Pax Africana or Pax Americana? libya360.wordpress.com Samar Al-Bulushi Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, left, and U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin, right, attend a welcoming ceremony before talks at the Pentagon in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 15, 2022. AT A WIDELY anticipated summit hosted by the Biden administration in Washington, D.C., last month, African leaders called for more support from the U.S. government…

Nazz Aboutabl (2023-01-25). People's Action on Elevance Health Stealings Report: New Year, Same Story. peoplesaction.org Elevance's Greedy Empire Expanding With Plan to Turn BCBS of Louisiana Into For-Profit WASHINGTON, D.C.—People's Action today released a statement by Health Care for All Campaign Director Aija Nemer-Aanerud in response to Elevance Health's quarterly earnings report. Elevance announced that in 2022 they profited $8.5 billion and bought $2.3 billion in back shares, in addition …

Dana Sanchez (2023-01-25). Congressman Hawley Introduces Pelosi Act Bill: US Congress And Spouses Shouldn't Use Their Insider Status To Get Rich In Stock Market. moguldom.com Members of Congress and their spouses shouldn't be using their position to get rich on the stock market, according to Republican Sen. Josh Hawley of Missouri. On Tuesday Jan. 25, Hawley tweeted that he is introducing legislation to ban stock trading and stock ownership by members of Congress. He's calling it the Pelosi Act. Members …

Kurt Nimmo (2023-01-25). Zelenskyy Regime to Forcibly Conscript Hungarians in Transcarpathia. globalresearch.ca

Staff (2023-01-25). The War Profiteers Overseeing US Pentagon Spending. commondreams.org Earlier this month, the House and Senate Armed Services Committees named eight commissioners who will review President Joe Biden's National Defense Strategy and provide recommendations for its implementation. But the Commission on the National Defense Strategy, which is tasked with "examin[ing] the assumptions, objectives, defense investments, force posture and structure, operational concepts, and military risks …

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2023-01-25: News Headlines

teleSUR, lvm, YSM (2023-01-25). Presidenta de Honduras: la Celac es más necesaria que nunca. telesurtv.net "Solo unidos nos podemos blindar del neofascismo", expuso Xiomara Castro.

WSWS (2023-01-25). Four more Oath Keepers convicted of seditious conspiracy in Trump's failed coup. wsws.org While several members of the fascist militia group, including founder Stewart Rhodes, have been found guilty of plotting to keep Trump in power, the former president has yet to be charged more than two years after his failed coup.

WSWS (2023-01-25). The mass shootings in California and the social pathology of capitalism. wsws.org Whatever the specific motivations and circumstances behind the latest horrific mass shootings in the United States, their regularity is a social phenomenon and requires a social explanation.

WSWS (2023-01-25). Sri Lankan SEP to contest local government elections. wsws.org The SEP is the only party in Sri Lanka that fights for the unified mobilisation of the working class on an international socialist perspective and against the communal divisions whipped up by the ruling elites.

Socialist Alliance (2023-01-25). Socialist Alliance gives critical support to Voice to Parliament. greenleft.org.au The Anthony Albanese Labor government's Indigenous Voice to Parliament will be another token gesture, unless the government is also forced by a strong popular movement for real First Nations justice, argues Socialist Alliance.

Fight Back (2023-01-25). Charges dropped against organizers who confronted Philippines President Marco, Jr. fightbacknews.org New York, NY – Charges against the Makibeki NYC 3 have or will be dismissed, defeating legal attacks that came after the protests against the president of the Philippines this past fall. | That's when pro-democracy organizers held a week of demonstrations against Philippines President Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos, Jr., who was visiting the United Nations. Marcos' father, Ferdinand Marcos Sr., declared martial law in the Philippines years ago, and reigned over a 20-year dictatorship. Now his son, Marcos Jr., is presiding over a period of rampant human rights abuses, including arbitrary arrests and detention of po…

Norman Solomon (2023-01-25). Biden 2024 Decision Pits the Party's Elites Against Most Democrats. indybay.org Power brokers vs. democracy…

Editor (2023-01-24). Did Washington Boost Another South American Coup? scheerpost.com By Eve Ottenberg / CounterPunch The U.S. tyranny of monopoly capital has long preferred to deal with fascist governments abroad, specifically in the Global South. American oligarchs' foreign fascist sycophants are so much more malleable than democratic representatives; they don't even have to be told what to do because they know. It's in their DNA. …

Mark Gruenberg, John Wojcik (2023-01-24). Las grandes empresas están detrás de la toma de la Cámara por la extrema derecha. peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON—El hecho de que los republicanos fascistas de derecha hayan podido hacerse cargo de una de las dos cámaras del Congreso es el resultado del fuerte respaldo que han recibido de las principales corporaciones y sus cabilderos. Desmiente la proposición de que se puede contar con las grandes empresas como un aliado confiable o incluso …

Revolution Club, Bay Area ( (2023-01-24). Saturday 1/21: Protest the Christian Fascist "Walk for Life"! indybay.org Powell Street cable car turnaround (1 Powell Street)…

teleSUR, JCM (2023-01-24). Venezuela envía a su canciller a la VII Cumbre de la Celac. telesurtv.net El Gobierno denunció un plan elaborado por la derecha neofascista para llevar a cabo una serie de agresiones en contra de la delegación encabezada por el presidente Maduro.

Anonymous765 (2023-01-24). Nazi Crusade Of Kiev Regime. southfront.org |

infobrics (2023-01-24). Kiev's forces once again using civilians as human shields — UK media reports. infobrics.org The neo-Nazi regime shows very clearly that protecting non-military people is not its priority in the conflict.

WSWS (2023-01-24). Australian neo-Nazi spared prison sentence after violent attack on security guard. wsws.org The lenient sentence will further embolden far-right forces in Australia.

Prof. Arthur Noble (2023-01-24). The CIA and the FBI Exposed. Historical Analysis. globalresearch.ca

Fight Back (2023-01-24). Seattle activists present the program of the FRSO. fightbacknews.org Seattle, WA — On January 20 and 21, over 30 people turned out to Freedom Road Socialist Organization's events to promote the recently released print edition of FRSO's political program. These events were held at the Khalsa Gurmat Center in Federal Way and the University of Washington-Seattle's campus. | The room was full of vigor and excitement in light of the ongoing struggle within the Pacific Northwest and the country as a whole. "We have to have a clear eyed view of our enemy, monopoly capitalism. This system exploits and kills workers here and is part of global empire that exploits and kills around the…

William I. Robinson (2023-01-24). Davos 2023 Showed Us a Ruling Class Incapable of Resolving Global Crises. truthout.org The transnational corporate and political elite were back in Davos, Switzerland, from January 16-20 for their annual conclave amid the most severe crisis of global capitalism since the founding of the World Economic Forum half a century ago. In earlier years, participants in the exclusive gathering jet-setted into the Swiss resort town exuding confidence in the hegemony of global capitalism. |

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2023-01-24). The U.S. Empire's Ukraine Miscalculation Could Bring Revolution. libya360.wordpress.com Rainer Shea In The Myth of Capitalism, Michael Parenti said: No ruling class rules nakedly…they take strenuous efforts to justify their rule. I tell students when they say, 'Oh they don't care what we think. They ignore us', and all that, and I say, 'Oh no, no. That's the only thing they care about you. The…

Emanuel Pastreich (2023-01-24). Creating a Sacred Unity of Peoples, Cultures and Nature for the Americas. globalresearch.ca

Declan McKenna (2023-01-24). Thoughts of an Ageing Communist. dissidentvoice.org I was struck by an article in Counterpunch late last year: Scott Tucker wrote a piece centred around war and peace and to further enlighten his readers he provided links to two other articles: "I am including links to two articles readers may find useful. The first article was just published at World Socialist Website …

Morning Star (2023-01-24). Risk of WWIII grows, Ukraine peace talks a must. peoplesworld.org Following is an editorial reprinted from the Morning Star, the UK's daily socialist newspaper: NATO is pushing further escalation of the war in Ukraine — with Germany facing immense pressure from the United States to send tanks to fight Russia. Chancellor Olaf Scholz hesitates. He does so partly because of the historic connotations — panzers …

Peter Koenig (2023-01-24). Perú: øAsediado por EE.UU., la CIA y el Foro Económico Mundial? globalizacion.ca El presidente de Perú, Pedro Castillo , socialista del partido "Perú Libre" ("Perú Libre"), fue elegido en las elecciones generales de Perú el 11 de abril de 2021. Ganó las elecciones con un margen de menos del 1%; y fue…

Soh Sook Hwa (2023-01-24). Video: Malaysian socialist on the new government, climate change and ecosocialism. greenleft.org.au Malaysian socialist Soh Sook Hwa spoke to Isaac Nellist about Malaysian politics and building a political alternative.

Ben Norton (2023-01-24). US President Bush praised dictator Fujimori as 'Peru's hope for the future'. geopoliticaleconomy.com US President George H. W. Bush welcomed far-right Peruvian dictator Alberto Fujimori to the White House in 1991, heroizing him as "Peru's hope for the future" and praising his neoliberal economic policies.

americanthinker (2023-01-24). Eat ze bugs! EU approves adding defatted and powdered insects to foods. americanthinker.com Another step to Save The Planet so Davos elites can continue to fly in their private jets and eat steak, while the hoi poloi slip into poverty.

South Front (2023-01-24). All Masks Thrown Off. The Euro-Atlantic Elites Meeting in Davos, Profit Driven War on Ukraine. globalresearch.ca

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2023-01-24: News Headlines

Lyynda Carson (2023-01-24). Unveiling the local fascist Republican Party. indybay.org Nazis And Republicans Appear To Be One, And The Same:…

Mark Gruenberg, John Wojcik (2023-01-24). Las grandes empresas están detrás de la toma de la Cámara por la extrema derecha. peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON—El hecho de que los republicanos fascistas de derecha hayan podido hacerse cargo de una de las dos cámaras del Congreso es el resultado del fuerte respaldo que han recibido de las principales corporaciones y sus cabilderos. Desmiente la proposición de que se puede contar con las grandes empresas como un aliado confiable o incluso …

Revolution Club, Bay Area ( (2023-01-24). Saturday 1/21: Protest the Christian Fascist "Walk for Life"! indybay.org Powell Street cable car turnaround (1 Powell Street)…

teleSUR, JCM (2023-01-24). Venezuela envía a su canciller a la VII Cumbre de la Celac. telesurtv.net El Gobierno denunció un plan elaborado por la derecha neofascista para llevar a cabo una serie de agresiones en contra de la delegación encabezada por el presidente Maduro.

infobrics (2023-01-24). Kiev's forces once again using civilians as human shields — UK media reports. infobrics.org The neo-Nazi regime shows very clearly that protecting non-military people is not its priority in the conflict.

WSWS (2023-01-24). Australian neo-Nazi spared prison sentence after violent attack on security guard. wsws.org The lenient sentence will further embolden far-right forces in Australia.

Fight Back (2023-01-24). Seattle activists present the program of the FRSO. fightbacknews.org Seattle, WA — On January 20 and 21, over 30 people turned out to Freedom Road Socialist Organization's events to promote the recently released print edition of FRSO's political program. These events were held at the Khalsa Gurmat Center in Federal Way and the University of Washington-Seattle's campus. | The room was full of vigor and excitement in light of the ongoing struggle within the Pacific Northwest and the country as a whole. "We have to have a clear eyed view of our enemy, monopoly capitalism. This system exploits and kills workers here and is part of global empire that exploits and kills around the…

Declan McKenna (2023-01-24). Thoughts of an Ageing Communist. dissidentvoice.org I was struck by an article in Counterpunch late last year: Scott Tucker wrote a piece centred around war and peace and to further enlighten his readers he provided links to two other articles: "I am including links to two articles readers may find useful. The first article was just published at World Socialist Website …

Peter Koenig (2023-01-24). Perú: øAsediado por EE.UU., la CIA y el Foro Económico Mundial? globalizacion.ca El presidente de Perú, Pedro Castillo , socialista del partido "Perú Libre" ("Perú Libre"), fue elegido en las elecciones generales de Perú el 11 de abril de 2021. Ganó las elecciones con un margen de menos del 1%; y fue…

Soh Sook Hwa (2023-01-24). Video: Malaysian socialist on the new government, climate change and ecosocialism. greenleft.org.au Malaysian socialist Soh Sook Hwa spoke to Isaac Nellist about Malaysian politics and building a political alternative.

Norman Solomon (2023-01-24). Biden 2024 Decision Pits the Party's Elites Against Most Democrats. indybay.org Power brokers vs. democracy…

Mark Gruenberg, John Wojcik (2023-01-23). Big business is behind extreme right takeover of the House. peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON—The fact that fascistic rightwing Republicans have been able to take over one of the two Houses of Congress is the result of strong backing they have received from major corporations and their lobbyists. It puts the lie to the proposition that big business can be counted on as a reliable or even any kind …

Staff (2023-01-23). Maduro no asistirá a Cumbre de la Celac por plan de agresiones contra delegación venezolana. cubadebate.cu El Gobierno de Venezuela informó que el presidente Nicolás Maduro no asistirá a a la VII Cumbre de la Comunidad de Estados Latinoamericanos y Caribeños (Celac) y que su lugar irá el canciller de ese país, debido a planes de la derecha neofascista para agredir a la delegación que estaría encabezada por el mandatario venezolano.

Fight Back (2023-01-23). Solidarity with the 19 January general strike of the workers in France, for the defense of their retirement! fightbacknews.org Fight Back News Service is circulating the following statement from the World Federation of Trade Unions. | The World Federation of Trade Unions, which represents 105 million affiliates in more than 130 countries around the world, expresses its solidarity with the workers of France who are called for a general strike and demonstrations throughout the country on Thursday January 19, 2023 against the Macron government's plan to raise the legal retirement age to 64. | The WFTU recalls that the French Social Security, which is an achievement resulting from the workers' resistance against the Nazi occupation and whic…

Shane Quinn (2023-01-23). Rise of Nazism in Interwar Germany: Hitler's Political Rivalry with Ludendorff. globalresearch.ca

Frank Breslin (2023-01-23). Christian Nationalism vs. the Separation of Church and State. commondreams.org

We have a long tradition in Am ≠erica of Separation of Church and State that prohi ≠bits government's promotion of religion on the one hand, and interference with its free exercise on the other. In their refusal to establish a state church or to favor one religion over another, the Founding Fathers didn't think that religion was bad but that there was something amiss in human nature, a certain tendency, a will to power and a lust for domination, that always bore watching.It was a virus that lay dormant until its host came to power, whereupon that person or group became suddenly rabid with a mania t…

Antonio C.S. Rosa (2023-01-23). Conjoining the Incommensurables at the WEF Davos Forum of 2023. transcend.org Freudian Economics Underlying Stakeholder Capitalism…

Antonio C.S. Rosa (2023-01-23). (Italiano) Immanuel Wallerstein su sinistra e destra globali. transcend.org Crisi, appunto. La via d'uscita è un discorso nuovo, meno materiale, più spirituale; qualcosa per cui vivere, non solo da. In questo momento Wallerstein vede il capitalismo in crisi senza rimedio–di cui non sono cosਠsicuro–e anche l'egemonia americana in crisi senza rimedio–una visione che condivido–, come la caduta di un impero per il quale i locali le élite erano solite uccidere e governare; ora deve fare la maggior parte degli omicidi da solo.

Brittani Banks (2023-01-23). An Ancient Recipe for Social Success. independentmediainstitute.org The following is an excerpt. Read the full article at Naked Capitalism. By Linda M. Nicholas and Gary M. Feinman New evidence and understandings about the structure of successful early societies across Asia, Africa, and the Western Hemisphere are sweeping away the popular assumption that early societies tended toward autocracy and despotism. Archaeology has a …

Staff (2023-01-23). Davos, 2023: Preservar un mundo injusto. cubadebate.cu El pasado lunes se reunió en Davos el Foro Económico Mundial. A diferencia de la gran mayoría de la población mundial, explotada por el capitalismo, que no logra crear una estructura tipo Davos para coordinar las grandes luchas de nuestro tiempo, la derecha aprecia muy bien las virtudes de una organización mundial y el diseño de estrategias globales de intervención.

Antonio C.S. Rosa (2023-01-23). The WEF and WHO — Are They Running a Death Cult? A WHO/Pharma Controlled Worldwide Tyrannical "Health System" transcend.org 10 Jan 2023 – Let us never let an abject power-hungry non-elected criminal like Klaus Schwab, with his roots in the Third Reich, and his NGO, the World Economic Forum, dominate humanity. May sheer solidarity, togetherness of thought and will power, overcome the pathological objectives of the psychopaths' wish for power and money dominance.

Robert Reich (2023-01-23). On the Question: Should Biden Run Again? commondreams.org

| Reports that Justice Department investigators on Friday seized more than a half-dozen documents, some of them classified, from President Biden's residence in Wilmington, Delaware — including documents from his time as a senator and others from his time as vice president — have shaken Washington, worrying some Democrats about Biden's viability as a candidate in 2024. | The imminent departure of Ron Klain, Biden's chief of staff, is also being read as a sign that Biden and his administration are turning a corner — reviving questions about whether our 80-year-old president should run ag…

Editor (2023-01-23). FBI wants to put me on trial for fighting for Black freedom: Instead put the colonizer State on trial! mronline.org There are strong indications that in early 2023, I, Omali Yeshitela, Chairman of the African People's Socialist Party, founder of the Uhuru ("Freedom") Movement, will be indicted, along with other Uhuru leaders and members, by the federal government of the United States.

Susan Price (2023-01-23). COP15: Biodiversity loss, the sixth great extinction and the need for action. greenleft.org.au Susan Price interviews Canadian ecosocialist Marc Bonhomme about the 2022 United Nations Biodiversity Conference (COP15), which took place in Montreal from December 7‚Äí19.

Fight Back (2023-01-23). Against Trotskyism: What is Trotskyism? fightbacknews.org Trotskyism has been one of the most persistent and damaging opportunist ideological opponents of Marxism-Leninism within the left. In the next several articles, we're going to look at the origin and development of this ideology, what it is and what it seeks to accomplish. But first, who was Trotsky, and what is Trotskyism? | Who was Trotsky? Briefly, Leon Trotsky was a Menshevik who came over to the Bolsheviks on the eve of the October Revolution in 1917. He was a skilled writer and speaker. After the February Revolution, he joined a centrist social-democratic group called the "interboroughites." This small grou…

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2023-01-23). "Economic Warfare" Directed against China? The Shanghai "Covid Zero Tolerance Mandate" 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. The Chinese Government has now acknowledged that is was based on fake science.

americanthinker (2023-01-23). Kamala Harris's totalitarian take on the Declaration of Independence. americanthinker.com In pursuit of unlimited abortion, she mangles the famous language that serves as the foundation for everything that is America.

Helen Buyniski (2023-01-23). Incentivizing Censorship: A Snitch in Every Skull. "The Totalitarian Virus" globalresearch.ca

Antonio C.S. Rosa (2023-01-23). The Occident Is Now Militarising Itself to Death for a Second Time. transcend.org May Others Learn to Avoid That Fate – If we survive the demise of the global US Empire and concomitantly of NATO, a new much more balanced, multipolar, cooperative and peaceful world becomes thinkable, desirable and possible.

Staff (2023-01-23). Will 2023 Be the Year of Backfiring Sanctions for the Overstretched US Empire? youtube.com The year 2022 was defined by the war in Ukraine, the expansion of NATO, and continued encirclement of China as the U.S. prepares for "great power conflict." But the US empire is so overstretched, that sanctions have become the favorite form of warfare— to disrupt and isolate many countries at once. Could they backfire in …

Rania Khalek (2023-01-23). Nickel & Dimed: How Restaurant Lobbyists Scam Workers to Keep Wages Low. thealtworld.com Restaurant workers are being put into food safety courses where the fees then fund the industry's anti-worker lobbying against minimum wage increases. The National Restaurant Association has raised millions over the years through its ownership of ServSafe, the de facto food-safety training course for the industry. | Teo Reyes, Chief Program Officer at ROC United, breaks down the ServSafe scam and the National Restaurant Associations' decades-long fight to prevent minimum wage and subminimum wage increases.

Jessica Corbett (2023-01-23). In Fox News Opinion Piece, Sanders Takes Aim at Big Pharma Greed. commondreams.org

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2023-01-23: News Headlines

Lyynda Carson (2023-01-23). Unveiling the local fascist Republican Party. indybay.org Nazis And Republicans Appear To Be One, And The Same:…

Revolution Club, Bay Area ( (2023-01-23). Saturday 1/21: Protest the Christian Fascist "Walk for Life"! indybay.org Powell Street cable car turnaround (1 Powell Street)…

Mark Gruenberg, John Wojcik (2023-01-23). Big business is behind extreme right takeover of the House. peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON—The fact that fascistic rightwing Republicans have been able to take over one of the two Houses of Congress is the result of strong backing they have received from major corporations and their lobbyists. It puts the lie to the proposition that big business can be counted on as a reliable or even any kind …

teleSUR, JCM (2023-01-23). Venezuela envía a su canciller a la VII Cumbre de la Celac. telesurtv.net El Gobierno denunció un plan elaborado por la derecha neofascista para llevar a cabo una serie de agresiones en contra de la delegación encabezada por el presidente Maduro.

Fight Back (2023-01-23). Solidarity with the 19 January general strike of the workers in France, for the defense of their retirement! fightbacknews.org Fight Back News Service is circulating the following statement from the World Federation of Trade Unions. | The World Federation of Trade Unions, which represents 105 million affiliates in more than 130 countries around the world, expresses its solidarity with the workers of France who are called for a general strike and demonstrations throughout the country on Thursday January 19, 2023 against the Macron government's plan to raise the legal retirement age to 64. | The WFTU recalls that the French Social Security, which is an achievement resulting from the workers' resistance against the Nazi occupation and whic…

Shane Quinn (2023-01-23). Rise of Nazism in Interwar Germany: Hitler's Political Rivalry with Ludendorff. globalresearch.ca

Antonio C.S. Rosa (2023-01-23). Conjoining the Incommensurables at the WEF Davos Forum of 2023. transcend.org Freudian Economics Underlying Stakeholder Capitalism…

Antonio C.S. Rosa (2023-01-23). (Italiano) Immanuel Wallerstein su sinistra e destra globali. transcend.org Crisi, appunto. La via d'uscita è un discorso nuovo, meno materiale, più spirituale; qualcosa per cui vivere, non solo da. In questo momento Wallerstein vede il capitalismo in crisi senza rimedio–di cui non sono cosਠsicuro–e anche l'egemonia americana in crisi senza rimedio–una visione che condivido–, come la caduta di un impero per il quale i locali le élite erano solite uccidere e governare; ora deve fare la maggior parte degli omicidi da solo.

Staff (2023-01-23). Davos, 2023: Preservar un mundo injusto. cubadebate.cu El pasado lunes se reunió en Davos el Foro Económico Mundial. A diferencia de la gran mayoría de la población mundial, explotada por el capitalismo, que no logra crear una estructura tipo Davos para coordinar las grandes luchas de nuestro tiempo, la derecha aprecia muy bien las virtudes de una organización mundial y el diseño de estrategias globales de intervención.

Brittani Banks (2023-01-23). An Ancient Recipe for Social Success. independentmediainstitute.org The following is an excerpt. Read the full article at Naked Capitalism. By Linda M. Nicholas and Gary M. Feinman New evidence and understandings about the structure of successful early societies across Asia, Africa, and the Western Hemisphere are sweeping away the popular assumption that early societies tended toward autocracy and despotism. Archaeology has a …

Antonio C.S. Rosa (2023-01-23). The WEF and WHO — Are They Running a Death Cult? A WHO/Pharma Controlled Worldwide Tyrannical "Health System" transcend.org 10 Jan 2023 – Let us never let an abject power-hungry non-elected criminal like Klaus Schwab, with his roots in the Third Reich, and his NGO, the World Economic Forum, dominate humanity. May sheer solidarity, togetherness of thought and will power, overcome the pathological objectives of the psychopaths' wish for power and money dominance.

Editor (2023-01-23). FBI wants to put me on trial for fighting for Black freedom: Instead put the colonizer State on trial! mronline.org There are strong indications that in early 2023, I, Omali Yeshitela, Chairman of the African People's Socialist Party, founder of the Uhuru ("Freedom") Movement, will be indicted, along with other Uhuru leaders and members, by the federal government of the United States.

Fight Back (2023-01-23). Against Trotskyism: What is Trotskyism? fightbacknews.org Trotskyism has been one of the most persistent and damaging opportunist ideological opponents of Marxism-Leninism within the left. In the next several articles, we're going to look at the origin and development of this ideology, what it is and what it seeks to accomplish. But first, who was Trotsky, and what is Trotskyism? | Who was Trotsky? Briefly, Leon Trotsky was a Menshevik who came over to the Bolsheviks on the eve of the October Revolution in 1917. He was a skilled writer and speaker. After the February Revolution, he joined a centrist social-democratic group called the "interboroughites." This small grou…

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2023-01-23). "Economic Warfare" Directed against China? The Shanghai "Covid Zero Tolerance Mandate" 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. The Chinese Government has now acknowledged that is was based on fake science.

Helen Buyniski (2023-01-23). Incentivizing Censorship: A Snitch in Every Skull. "The Totalitarian Virus" globalresearch.ca

americanthinker (2023-01-23). Kamala Harris's totalitarian take on the Declaration of Independence. americanthinker.com In pursuit of unlimited abortion, she mangles the famous language that serves as the foundation for everything that is America.

Antonio C.S. Rosa (2023-01-23). The Occident Is Now Militarising Itself to Death for a Second Time. transcend.org May Others Learn to Avoid That Fate – If we survive the demise of the global US Empire and concomitantly of NATO, a new much more balanced, multipolar, cooperative and peaceful world becomes thinkable, desirable and possible.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2023-01-22). Lies Liberals Tell to Obscure Operation Z's Anti-Fascist Nature, & Discourage Anti-Imperialist Struggle. libya360.wordpress.com Rainer Shea When almost two-thirds of Americans are living paycheck to paycheck because of the inflation that the Ukraine war has accelerated, the U.S. empire can only continue its proxy war by carrying out an unprecedented amount of psyops. The war machine's narrative managers have had to innovate, or else the social base for their Eurasian destabilization…

Callie Mill (2023-01-22). Equity firm will loot Albertsons grocery chain in merger with Kroger despite impact on workers, communities. liberationnews.org The merger between Albertsons and Kroger illustrates capitalism's natural tendency toward monopoly.

_____ (2023-01-22). Why I'm Not Running Again For City Council. popularresistance.org This is now the tenth year I've had the honor to serve as an elected representative of Seattle's working people. | Workers in Seattle, through getting organized alongside my socialist City Council office, and my organization, Socialist Alternative, have won historic victories, from the $15/hour minimum wage to the Amazon Tax to landmark renters' rights. | These victories have set a powerful example that has had a national and even international impact. | In our four election victories and in every struggle, we've had to overcome the combined might of big business, the corporate media, and the political establishm…

Fight Back (2023-01-22). Palestine solidarity week of action across SE Michigan. fightbacknews.org Dearborn, MI – The Palestinian Youth Movement-Detroit and Students Allied for Freedom and Equality, with support from Freedom Road Socialist Organization members, kicked off the week of solidarity work on January 12 supporting a demonstration by Students Allied for Freedom and Equality (SAFE). When U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris visited the University of Michigan for a speaking event on the environment, SAFE took the opportunity to let passersby on campus know that VP Harris is a stalwart supporter of genocide in Palestine. | Harris, a beneficiary of the hundreds of millions in AIPAC (American Israel Public Af…

Juan Cole (2023-01-22). Is Israel becoming a Middle East Dictatorship under Netanyahu? 110,000 Rally against Gov't. juancole.com Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) &#1 ; Some 110,000 Israelis protested Saturday night at two big rallies in Tel Aviv. So reports Al Jazeera. The larger of the two was attended by opposition politicians Yair Lapid and Benny Gantz. Lapid told Israeli radio, "We will defend the nation and democracy. We will not surrender before we reach …

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2023-01-18: News Headlines

John Catalinotto (2023-01-18). Editorial/Detener el golpe fascista en Brasil. workers.org Apenas una semana después de la toma de posesión del recién elegido y ex presidente de Brasil, Luis Ignacio 'Lula' da Silva, una turba pro fascista intentó el 8 de enero de 2023 provocar un golpe militar contra su gobierno, atacando edificios clave del gobierno en Brasilia, la capital. En . . . |

Lynda Carson (2023-01-18). Doing business with Fit "N" Furry Pet Resort in Petaluma may be a threat to our democracy. indybay.org Extremist Fascist Right-Wing Pet – Training Center Pet:…

Strike Debt Bay Area (2023-01-18). Saturday 2/11: Strike Debt Bay Area Book Group: Cannibal Capitalism. indybay.org We meet via Zoom. Email strike.debt.bay.area@gmail.com a few days beforehand for the online invite.

Kelley Beaucar Vlahos (2023-01-18). How foreign policy elites are losing contact with their citizens. indybay.org In addition to the destruction of two countries, trillions of squandered dollars, a massive refugee crisis, a new generation of U.S. war veterans in need of lifelong assistance, and countless dead as well as wounded, these "elites" are largely responsible for the distrust of Washington that has eaten culture and politics in this country to the core. Trust in American institutions is dwindling.

ecns.cn (2023-01-18). More reforms to enhance SOEs' effectiveness, grow new pioneers. ecns.cn A new round of reform will enhance the effectiveness of China's State-owned enterprises and accelerate the growth of pioneers in modern industrial chains this year, the country's top State-owned assets regulator said on Tuesday.

Toni Arenstein, Lyn Neeley (2023-01-18). Despite the blockade/ Cuba's health care system is extraordinary. workers.org The day the 51st Venceremos Brigade left for Cuba, Dec. 27, 2022, some 262 people in the U.S. died of COVID-19. Out of Cuba's 11 million people, only 30 tested positive for COVID-19 that same day. Leading scientists at Cuban pharmaceutical laboratory speak to Venceremos Brigade delegation. (Mairead Skehan Gillis) . . . |

This Week in Fascism (2023-01-17). This Week in Fascism #133: Communities Continue to Mobilize Against Anti-LGBTQ Attacks as New Fascist Formations Emerge. itsgoingdown.org Welcome fellow antifascists! Since our last column, much has happened. After Elon Musk took over Twitter and quickly moved to align with the far-Right by removing anarchist and antifascist accounts, we wanted to bring back this column and use it as a vehicle to promote antifascist theory, action, and research. Today there's much to celebrate…

americanthinker (2023-01-17). Proof the fascist far-left opened the border to an illegal invasion to cheat on elections. americanthinker.com Two contrasting news stories show that the anti-liberty left only cares about power and not about asylum seekers from socialism.

Mark Gruenberg (2023-01-17). AFL-CIO's Redmond: Disenfranchising workers boosts 'fascist ideology'. peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON—Disrespect, disenfranchisement and disinheritance of workers—of whatever race, color or creed—produces "a fertile environment" for hate and "fascist ideology." So said Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in a speech to the AFL-CIO convention in 1961, and that's still true today, says AFL-CIO Secretary-Treasurer Fred Redmond. Which is a big reason, he told the federation's annual …

Mark Gruenberg (2023-01-17). Unionists tackle ideas to fight the fascist right. peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON—When it comes to fighting the fascist right, there's no shortage of ideas from union members—at least from those attending small-group discussions on the issue at the AFL-CIO's Martin Luther King Jr. commemorative conference in D.C. The Jan.14 seminars, led by AFL-CIO Associate General Counsel Raven Hall and federation Senior Field Representative Jocelyn Woodards, saw …

jamanetwork (2023-01-17). Anatomy From Nazi Germany to Today. jamanetwork.com This viewpoint reviews the anatomical body procurement used in Nazi Germany, notes the continued use of those images, and calls for disclosure of the biographical history of the people whose bodies and tissues are now studied.

WSWS (2023-01-17). Australian Labor Party saves right-wing NSW premier after admission he wore Nazi uniform. wsws.org In an age of manufactured scandals, including of the #MeToo variety, political careers have been ended for far less.

Aditi Ramaswami (2023-01-17). LEFT WONDERING: Will Eating Bugs Save The World — Or Doom It? levernews.com Welcome back to Left Wondering, our advice column for paid supporting subscribers on how to live your values during late capitalism. This is a place to raise your big existential questions, petty beefs, lifestyle questions, and everything in between. The incomparable Kate Aronoff has stepped back from the project to focus on her climate reporting, and we wish her the best. Now I will be taking a stab at it, since I'm a deeply curious Lever writer and editor with a penchant for hunting down answers to seemingly unanswerable questions.So send your questions LeftWondering@levernews.com and I'll do my damnedest to…

Emanuel Pastreich (2023-01-17). Video: The Key to Ending COVID-19 Is Buried in the WTC Wreckage. globalresearch.ca

Staff (2023-01-17). PSUV Rejects Actions of 'Politicians in Cassocks' at Divina Pastora Procession. orinocotribune.com On Monday, January 16, during the United Socialist Party of Venezuela's (PSUV) customary weekly press conference, PSUV Vice President Diosdado Cabello "We must express rejection of this opportunist attitude of taking advantage of a people who go out walking with their faith, for the petty intentions of those who manage the political party of the Episcopal Conference,…

Orinoco Tribune 2 (2023-01-17). 'Bring Down the Dictator', Protesters Shout in Thousands-Strong Anti-Netanyahu Rallies. orinocotribune.com Tens of thousands have rallied in three major cities across the occupied Palestinian territories against Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu's new extremist cabinet and its proposed judicial reforms plan. | Protesters flooded the streets in Tel Aviv on Saturday, brandishing signs with slogans decrying Netanyahu's new cabinet as the "government of shame" and urging, "bring down the dictator." | Israeli media reported 80,000 people joined the rally, while the regime's security sources gave no official estimate after reporting 20,000 protesters earlier in the evening. | The monumental rally marked the biggest…

WSWS (2023-01-17). Egyptian court hands down 38 life sentences for 2019 anti-government protests. wsws.org The trial's aim was to ensure no one else challenges the brutal dictatorship of General Abdul Fattah el-Sisi, who overthrew the elected government of President Mohammed Morsi in a bloody military coup in July 2013.

_____ (2023-01-17). Davos Elites Can't Solve The Problems They Create. popularresistance.org At the start of each year, the World Economic Forum—organiser of the annual Davos conference currently underway in Switzerland—releases its list of the 'global risks' expected to dominate over the following twelve months. This year, researchers at the WEF decided that these risks are so great, and so interwoven, that we are now entering an era of 'polycrisis'. | The clearest risk in the immediate term is a global recession. The UK, most of Europe and the US are pretty much guaranteed to go into recession in 2023. The downturn will be worse in Europe due to the ongoing energy crisis and the war in Ukra…

Alan Macleod (2023-01-17). How Elon Musk Is Aiding the US Empire's Regime Change Operation in Iran. mintpressnews.com Elon Musk is working with the US to smuggle hundreds of Starlink communications devices into Iran to aid the US-backed opposition in overthrowing their government.

Free West Media (2023-01-17). Hungary Votes: 97 Percent Reject Sanctions Against Russia. globalresearch.ca

Brett Wilkins (2023-01-17). Big Pharma Pushed Twitter to Hide Vaccine Equity Tweets, New Report Reveals. truthout.org Drugmaker BioNTech and the German government pushed Twitter to "hide" posts by activists calling on Big Pharma to temporarily lift patents on Covid-19 vaccines — a move which would have given people the Global South greater access to the lifesaving inoculations, a report published Monday by The Intercept revealed. Twitter lobbyist Nina Morschhaeuser "flagged the corporate accounts of Pfizer… |

Brett Wilkins (2023-01-17). 'Deeply sinister': emails reveal Big Pharma pushed Twitter to silence vaccine equity voices. nationofchange.org "At a time when online mobilizations were one of the few forms of protest available to the public, Twitter was seemingly asked to shield the powerful from criticism," said one campaigner. "That should worry all those who care about accountability."

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2023-01-17: News Headlines

Lynda Carson (2023-01-17). Doing business with Fit "N" Furry Pet Resort in Petaluma may be a threat to our democracy. indybay.org Extremist Fascist Right-Wing Pet – Training Center Pet:…

Mark Gruenberg (2023-01-17). AFL-CIO's Redmond: Disenfranchising workers boosts 'fascist ideology'. peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON—Disrespect, disenfranchisement and disinheritance of workers—of whatever race, color or creed—produces "a fertile environment" for hate and "fascist ideology." So said Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in a speech to the AFL-CIO convention in 1961, and that's still true today, says AFL-CIO Secretary-Treasurer Fred Redmond. Which is a big reason, he told the federation's annual …

Mark Gruenberg (2023-01-17). Unionists tackle ideas to fight the fascist right. peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON—When it comes to fighting the fascist right, there's no shortage of ideas from union members—at least from those attending small-group discussions on the issue at the AFL-CIO's Martin Luther King Jr. commemorative conference in D.C. The Jan.14 seminars, led by AFL-CIO Associate General Counsel Raven Hall and federation Senior Field Representative Jocelyn Woodards, saw …

jamanetwork (2023-01-17). Anatomy From Nazi Germany to Today. jamanetwork.com This viewpoint reviews the anatomical body procurement used in Nazi Germany, notes the continued use of those images, and calls for disclosure of the biographical history of the people whose bodies and tissues are now studied.

WSWS (2023-01-17). Australian Labor Party saves right-wing NSW premier after admission he wore Nazi uniform. wsws.org In an age of manufactured scandals, including of the #MeToo variety, political careers have been ended for far less.

Aditi Ramaswami (2023-01-17). LEFT WONDERING: Will Eating Bugs Save The World — Or Doom It? levernews.com Welcome back to Left Wondering, our advice column for paid supporting subscribers on how to live your values during late capitalism. This is a place to raise your big existential questions, petty beefs, lifestyle questions, and everything in between. The incomparable Kate Aronoff has stepped back from the project to focus on her climate reporting, and we wish her the best. Now I will be taking a stab at it, since I'm a deeply curious Lever writer and editor with a penchant for hunting down answers to seemingly unanswerable questions.So send your questions LeftWondering@levernews.com and I'll do my damnedest to…

Strike Debt Bay Area (2023-01-17). Saturday 2/11: Strike Debt Bay Area Book Group: Cannibal Capitalism. indybay.org We meet via Zoom. Email strike.debt.bay.area@gmail.com a few days beforehand for the online invite.

Staff (2023-01-17). PSUV Rejects Actions of 'Politicians in Cassocks' at Divina Pastora Procession. orinocotribune.com On Monday, January 16, during the United Socialist Party of Venezuela's (PSUV) customary weekly press conference, PSUV Vice President Diosdado Cabello "We must express rejection of this opportunist attitude of taking advantage of a people who go out walking with their faith, for the petty intentions of those who manage the political party of the Episcopal Conference,…

Orinoco Tribune 2 (2023-01-17). 'Bring Down the Dictator', Protesters Shout in Thousands-Strong Anti-Netanyahu Rallies. orinocotribune.com Tens of thousands have rallied in three major cities across the occupied Palestinian territories against Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu's new extremist cabinet and its proposed judicial reforms plan. | Protesters flooded the streets in Tel Aviv on Saturday, brandishing signs with slogans decrying Netanyahu's new cabinet as the "government of shame" and urging, "bring down the dictator." | Israeli media reported 80,000 people joined the rally, while the regime's security sources gave no official estimate after reporting 20,000 protesters earlier in the evening. | The monumental rally marked the biggest…

WSWS (2023-01-17). Egyptian court hands down 38 life sentences for 2019 anti-government protests. wsws.org The trial's aim was to ensure no one else challenges the brutal dictatorship of General Abdul Fattah el-Sisi, who overthrew the elected government of President Mohammed Morsi in a bloody military coup in July 2013.

Kelley Beaucar Vlahos (2023-01-17). How foreign policy elites are losing contact with their citizens. indybay.org In addition to the destruction of two countries, trillions of squandered dollars, a massive refugee crisis, a new generation of U.S. war veterans in need of lifelong assistance, and countless dead as well as wounded, these "elites" are largely responsible for the distrust of Washington that has eaten culture and politics in this country to the core. Trust in American institutions is dwindling.

Alan Macleod (2023-01-17). How Elon Musk Is Aiding the US Empire's Regime Change Operation in Iran. mintpressnews.com Elon Musk is working with the US to smuggle hundreds of Starlink communications devices into Iran to aid the US-backed opposition in overthrowing their government.

Brett Wilkins (2023-01-17). 'Deeply sinister': emails reveal Big Pharma pushed Twitter to silence vaccine equity voices. nationofchange.org "At a time when online mobilizations were one of the few forms of protest available to the public, Twitter was seemingly asked to shield the powerful from criticism," said one campaigner. "That should worry all those who care about accountability."

_____ (2023-01-16). Lula: The Coup And The Importance Of Popular Mobilization. popularresistance.org The attempted fascist Bolsonarist coup d'état of January 8 in Brasilia is not a merely local event. Everything indicates that it had international sponsorship. It is far from being a spontaneous revolt, as there are countless facts that demonstrate a high degree of organization, coordination and financing prior to the assault and vandalizing of the main institutions representing the three branches of state power in Brazil, no less than the Congress, the Planalto Palace and the headquarters of the Federal Supreme Court. This relationship with the support of an international organization behind the coup attempt and…

Anonymous Contributor (2023-01-16). Antifascists Push Back Against Proud Boys in Redlands, CA. itsgoingdown.org Report on antifascist community defense of a drag story-time event in so-called Redlands, CA. On Saturday, January 14th, the day of the drag queen story-time event in Riverside, California, antifascists were informed that Proud Boys had dropped banners drops in Riverside and nearby Redlands. The banner drops were accompanied by fascist stickers and posters, mostly…

Juan Cole (2023-01-16). J. Edgar Hoover was the QAnon of his Era, and Martin Luther King Jr. was the Victim of his Dirty Tricks. juancole.com Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) &#1 ; Ours is an age beset by conspiracy theories, with the fascist QAnon cult at the center of much public lunacy. These completely implausible ideas, apparently taken seriously by millions of people, have been enabled by the internet, by social media, and by the rise of a new, militant billionaire class …

Staff (2023-01-16). Venezuela's Foreign Minister: Pedro Castillo Was 'Victim of Betrayal'. orinocotribune.com On a January 14 interview with the state television network Venezolana de Televisión (VTV), Venezuela's newly appointed Minister for Foreign Affairs Yvan Gil asserted that the imprisoned and ousted Peruvian President Pedro Castillo was a "victim of betrayal." | "I believe that Pedro Castillo was a victim of betrayal … there is a force that is now on the move: the people who elected Pedro Castillo are the ones on the streets (protesting)," the minister stated during the interview. | According to the diplomat, there are currently "fascist forces running rampant in Peru," but "sooner rather than later, serenity an…

Anonymous103 (2023-01-16). Mussolini Redux? Could Italy's New Foreign Policy Trigger A Passage To A Multipolar World Order? southfront.org

americanthinker (2023-01-16). Nazi tactics in modern Germany. americanthinker.com It's always bad when a country forces its citizens into medical experiments, but it's especially bad when Germany does it to a Jew.

Anonymous103 (2023-01-16). Ukrainian Militants Heavily Shelled Donetsk, Targeted Civilians. Number Of Casualties Growing. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | At 8: 35 am local time, Ukrainian militants shelled the city of Donetsk. As usual, the targets of the Ukrainian attack were civilian buildings and public places. | Ukrainian Nazis shelled one of the main streets of the city, Ilyich Avenue in the Kalininsky district . The massive shelling also took place in the morning, when there were a lot of civilians who went to work. | The attack was launched from the positions of the AFU in Orlovka. At least 3 missiles were fired from the MLRS. Judg…

Lee Camp (2023-01-16). The Truth About Ukraine's Azov Battalion &#1 ; Alex Rubinstein and Lee Camp. mintpressnews.com Alex Rubinstein joins Lee Camp to discuss the Anti-Defamation League's recent defense of Ukraine's Neo-Nazi Azov Battalion and what some describe as a broader "corruption" of Jewish institutions.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2023-01-16). Operation Belladonna: CIA Involvement in Ukranian Nationalism. libya360.wordpress.com Red Street Media Collective OPERATION BELLADONNA NOTE: To decode CIA Terms & Cryptonyms, use a Research Aid. If we analyze publicly available declassified documents from the Central Intelligence Agency, we can learn quite a bit about the United States and its role in the historical development of Ukrainian Nationalism. To view the February 2022 Russia-Ukraine conflict, in isolation,…

Nicholas Powers (2023-01-16). Following in MLK's Footsteps Means Resisting Christian Nationalism. truthout.org Martin Luther King Jr. yanked the burnt Ku Klux Klan Christian cross from his front lawn as his child looked on. It was 1960. Many Black families in Atlanta woke to charred crosses left as a warning to civil rights activists. Sixty-one years later, a Christian nationalist group called Jericho's Road stoked the January 6 insurrection with prayer vigils and marches. A right-wing mob waving flags… |

_____ (2023-01-16). The Forgotten Socialist History Of Martin Luther King Jr. popularresistance.org In 1952 a 23-year-old Martin Luther King Jr. wrote a love letter to Coretta Scott. Along with coos of affection and apologies for his hasty handwriting, he described his feelings not just toward his future wife, but also toward America's economic system. "I am much more socialistic in my economic theory than capitalistic," he admitted to his then-girlfriend, concluding that "capitalism has outlived its usefulness." | King composed these words as a grad student on the tail end of his first year at the Boston University School of Theology. And far from representing just the utopianism of youth, the views expressed…

americanthinker (2023-01-16). What Is Capitalism? Even Conservatives Can't Explain It. americanthinker.com Capitalism is not simply free markets. It is a designed, self-accelerating economic system that reduces prices and poverty.

Antonio C.S. Rosa (2023-01-16). Immanuel Wallerstein on the Global Left and Right. transcend.org Crisis, indeed. The way out is a new discourse, less material, more spiritual; something to live for, not only from. Right now Wallerstein sees capitalism in crisis with no remedy–of which I am not so sure–and the US hegemony also in a crisis with no remedy–a view I share–, as the fall of an empire for which local elites used to kill and rule; now having to do most killings itself.

Editor (2023-01-16). Capitalism's court jester: Slavoj Žižek. mronline.org One of the most prominent intellectuals in the contemporary world was named to the list of the "Top 100 Global Thinkers" in Foreign Policy magazine in 2012. He shares this distinction with the likes of Dick Cheney, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Benjamin Netanyahu, and former Mossad director Meir Dagan.

_____ (2023-01-16). What Next For The Anti-War Movement, With Brian Becker. popularresistance.org Brian Becker's commitment to social and economic justice began at a young age, shaped by his religious upbringing and his desire for fairness and equality for all people. Throughout his career, he has been a vocal critic of U.S. imperialism and the capitalist system, which he sees as inherently exploitative and oppressive. His advocacy for socialism stems from his belief that a socialist system would be more just and equitable for all people. | Becker has also been an active voice in the anti-war movement, opposing U.S. led interventions in foreign countries and advocating for peaceful negotiation as a solution t…

Fight Back (2023-01-16). New Yorkers say no to NATO. fightbacknews.org New York, NY – Around 300 people braved the first snow of the season on Saturday, January 14 to gather in Times Square outside of the U.S. Army recruiting office and say no to NATO and U.S. militarism. The rally was called by the Act Now to Stop War and End Racism (ANSWER) Coalition and United National Antiwar Coalition (UNAC) as part of a weekend of action in honor of the legacy of Doctor Martin Luther King Jr. | The event featured a series of powerful speakers who demanded money for healthcare, education, housing and the environment instead of U.S. imperialism. | John Parker of the Socialist Unity Party spoke t…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2023-01-16). Omali Yeshitela: "The FBI Wants to Put Me on Trial for Fighting for Black Freedom" libya360.wordpress.com Omali Yeshitela Chairman of the African People's Socialist Party There are strong indications that in early 2023, I, Omali Yeshitela, Chairman of the African People's Socialist Party (APSP), founder of the Uhuru ("Freedom") Movement, will be indicted, along with other Uhuru leaders and members, by the federal government of the United States. Using the bogus and…

_____ (2023-01-16). Chilean Congress Approves Bill To Launch New Constituent Process. popularresistance.org The Chilean Chamber of Deputies, on Wednesday, January 11, with 109 votes in favor, 37 against and two abstentions, approved a bill that launches a new constituent process to replace the country's dictatorship-era constitution. | The bill had already been approved in the Senate. On January 3, the upper house of Congress had passed it with 42 votes in favor, seven against and one abstention. Now, it must be promulgated by President Gabriel Boric in order to take effect. After it is published in the Official Gazette, the process to draft a new constitution, one of the fundamental demands of the October 2019 social…

Anonymous103 (2023-01-16). Ex-French Volunteer In Ukraine Asks For Asylum In Russia. southfront.org Illustrative ImageHe reported Kiev's crimes during his mission in Ukraine, becoming an "enemy" for NATO countries. | Written by Once again, the Western discourse that NATO countries are "democracies" and Russia a "dictatorship" is shaken by factual cases of political persecution and violation of freedom of expression and press in Western countries. A fo…

Antonio C.S. Rosa (2023-01-16). Top 20 Most Cringeworthy Zelensky PR Moments. transcend.org 14 Jan 2023 – One of the most cringeworthy and degrading aspects of the globe-spanning narrative control campaign surrounding the US empire's proxy war in Ukraine has been the way the nation's president Volodymyr Zelensky has been turned into an ever-present corporate mascot for the most aggressive ad campaign ever devised.

rqorinoco (2023-01-16). Washington Orchestrating Coups in Latin America: Evo Morales. orinocotribune.com Bolivia's leftist former President Evo Morales says the US had begun to lose its hegemony in the region. | The former president of Bolivia, In an interview with RIA Novosti, Morales considered that Washington had begun to lose its hegemony in the region, pointing out that American policies are failing and that when an empire deteriorates, it resorts to violen…

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