2022-11-30: News Headlines

Matthias Brockers, Michael Haller (2022-11-30). Farewell to the unipolar world and Disaster capitalism: back to Marx! indybay.org The sanctions have already proved to be a dangerous boomerang because they hit Europe harder than Russia… It is a suicidal illusion to try to win a war against the raw materials giant Russia – which possesses more than a third of all fossil energies and raw materials on earth – and the world's largest high-tech workshop, China, which is united with it.

Ben Radford (2022-11-30). Deep-sea mining: Capitalism's next destructive frontier. greenleft.org.au Mining companies argue that deep-sea mining is necessary to achieve the global transition to renewables, reports Ben Radford, but this is a lie.

Freedom Socialist Party Bay Area (2022-11-30). Sunday 12/11: Conversation with an Australian Feminist: Fight the Far Right to Win Reproductive Justice. indybay.org New Valencia Hall | 747 Polk St (@ Ellis), SF | (7 blocks from Civic Center BART, on/near #5, 19, 27, 31, 38 Muni bus lines) | Also online (REGISTER: bit.ly/Dec11AussieFeminist)…

Freedom Socialist Party (2022-11-30). Sunday 12/11: Speaker: Fight the Far Right to Win Reproductive Justice! indybay.org In person in San Francisco (or via ZOOM link below) | New Valencia Hall | 747 Polk Street (at Ellis), San Francisco | (7 blocks from Civic Center BART, on/near #5, 19, 27, 31, 38 Muni bus lines)…

Peter Boyle (2022-11-30). PSM's Jeyakumar on challenges for the Malaysia's new 'govt of national unity'. greenleft.org.au Dr Jeyakumar Devaraj from the Socialist Party of Malaysia (PSM) spoke to Peter Boyle about the challenges for Malaysia's newly formed "government of national unity'" headed by Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim from the Pakatan Harapan (Alliance of Hope).

Robert Downen (2022-11-29). Jewish Texans see surge in antisemitism as a precursor to fascism. peoplesworld.org As other kids in Austin recovered from trick-or-treating on Halloween last year, Sarah Adelman worried about white supremacists, her mom and their synagogue. After a series of antisemitic incidents around Central Texas, someone set fire to Congregation Beth Israel, where Sarah's mother, Lori, is a leader. "It made me sad and really scared," 10-year-old Sarah …

Anonymous Contributor (2022-11-29). Maryville Community Defends LGBTQ+ 'Toys for Tots' Event From Neo-Nazis in Tennessee. itsgoingdown.org Report back from Maryville, Tennessee on community defense of LGBTQ+ toy drive from violent neo-Nazis. Atlanta Antifascists has also posted a photo gallery of the various white supremacists here. On the evening of November 25, 2022, an armed contingent of queers and allied accomplices stood outside of "The Bird & The Book" located in Maryville,…

Fight Back (2022-11-29). Bookstore packed for FRSO program release party. fightbacknews.org Minneapolis, MN — About 70 activists packed Mayday Bookstore, November 20, for the release of the print edition of the Freedom Road Socialist Organization's (FRSO) political program. | FRSO Political Secretary Mick Kelly told the excited crowd, "Our program amounts to a declaration war against the existing order things. It is a clear statement that analyzes the conditions we face, lays bare the laws of capitalism, the need for revolution and socialism – and defines a clear strategy getting from here to there." | The room was filled with many of the movers and shakers in the Twin Cites people's struggles.

Misión Verdad (2022-11-29). The Countries Which Participate in the World Cup of Opportunism. orinocotribune.com by Ernesto Cazal Nov 24, 2022 | Venezuela is once again a protagonist on the international scene, and on its own merits. Of course, a lot has to do with the current international situation, with disaster capitalism having already devastated the global status quo and the economic dynamics being shattered. | All the factors converge to rekindle the importance of our country on the regional scene and in other latitudes. We can speak with certainty that oil and the political and diplomatic importance that Chavismo holds for other countries is essential for the resolution of multiple crises manifesting themselve…

Jacob Andrewartha (2022-11-29). Victorian election shows dissatisfaction is polarised. greenleft.org.au As the cost-of-living and housing crises hit hard, Labor was re-elected in Victoria, despite a 5.8% negative swing which went both to the right and left. The socialist vote was encouraging, reports Jacob Andrewartha.

Staff (2022-11-29). PSUV on Mexico Talks: We Signed an Agreement With the UN, the Money is Going to the People and That is What Matters. orinocotribune.com On Monday, November 28, during the weekly PSUV press conference, Vice President of the United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV) Diosdado Cabello stressed that the agreement signed at the Mexico Talks is beneficial for the Venezuelan people. | He pointed out that although the resources will be returned to Venezuela through the United Nations (UN), they belong to the people and will be used for their benefit, which is what matters most. | "We [already] have some project agreements with the UN, and what happens if the UN is there? We don't care. That money belongs to Venezuela," he said, referring to the $3 billio…

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2022-11-29). "Economic Warfare" Directed against China? The Shanghai "Covid Zero Tolerance Mandate" Extends its Grip to Major Industrial Cities. globalresearch.ca "Covid Tolerance Zero" has contributed to destabilizing Shanghai's financial sector as well as China's buoyant export economy. It has created social havoc for millions of people, requiring the imposition of PCR tests, using the QR code as a means of social control.

Andy Kroll (2022-11-29). Prelude to Authoritarianism? tomdispatch.com Just in case you didn't notice, authoritarianism was on the ballot in the 2022 midterm elections. An unprecedented majority of candidates from one of the nation's two major political parties were committed to undemocratic policies and outcomes. You would have to go back to the Democratic Party-dominated segregationist South of the 1950s to find such a sweeping array of authoritarian proclivities in an American election. While voters did stop some of the most high-profile election deniers, conspiracy theorists, and pro-Trump true believers from taking office, all too many won seats at the congressional, state, and…

Clarence Lusane (2022-11-29). The MAGAfication of America Is a Prelude to Authoritarianism. commondreams.org The warning signs could not be clearer.

Caitlin Johnstone (2022-11-29). China Keeps Aggressively Surrounding Itself With US Bases: Notes From The Edge Of The Narrative Matrix. thealtworld.com Listen to a reading of this article: | Facts: | There are Chinese people with real grievances against their government. | The US empire's propaganda machine will spin current protests in China to advance imperial agendas. | Western intelligence agencies will become more and more involved in these protests the longer they go on. | ‚ùñ | It still amazes me how many people who fancy themselves anti-establishment critical thinkers will spend all day mindlessly regurgitating mainstream media lines about China. | I cannot emphasize enough how little respect I have for anyone who parrots US empire…

Staff (2022-11-29). Vietnam y Cuba apuestan por llevar a peldaños superiores los nexos en materia jurídica. cubadebate.cu El miembro del Buró Político y primer ministro, Manuel Marrero Cruz, recibió en la mañana de este lunes al titular de Justicia de la República Socialista de Vietnam, Le Thanh Long, a quien ratificó la voluntad de seguir ampliando los resultados de cooperación jurídica entre ambos países.

_____ (2022-11-28). Glen Ford And Kevin Zeese: The Nature Of Fascism. popularresistance.org In this episode, Clearing the FOG brings back excerpts of a discussion from November 2018 with the now-deceased Glen Ford, the co-founder and Senior Editor of Black Agenda Report, and Kevin Zeese, the co-director of Popular Resistance, about fascism in the United States. This interview covers the origin of fascism in the United States and how it was emulated by European Nations and brought to Latin America through US intervention as well as how fascism is manifest today with support by some who would consider themselves on the Left. Ford and Zeese talk about the rise of fascism in Brazil and how consent for war w…

____ (2022-11-28). Maligned in Western Media, Donbass Forces Are Defending Their Future from Ukrainian Shelling and Fascism. transcend.org 19 Nov 2022 – Western Media Inverted Reality, Lauding Nazis and Demonizing Defenders: The U.S. is widely understood to be a key instigator behind conflict in Ukraine that has pitted brother against brother.

Douglas Valentine (2022-11-28). Video: "The CIA has been developing Fascists in Ukraine for 70 years." Douglas Valentine. globalresearch.ca

WSWS (2022-11-28). Trump hosts fascist Nick Fuentes and anti-Semite Kanye West for dinner at Mar-a-Lago compound. wsws.org According to multiple sources, the former president held a two-hour dinner meeting with the two Jew-haters one week after announcing his 2024 presidential campaign.

_____ (2022-11-28). Alex Rubinstein On Nazism In Ukraine, NAFO And Information Warfare. popularresistance.org ScheerPost's Diego Ramos and Max Jones talk to journalist Alex Rubinstein about his recent work. Alex is an investigative journalist whose work has appeared in publications like The Grayzone and MintPress News. He has written extensively and broken news about the international effects of neoliberalism and regime change policies of the United States.

Editor (2022-11-28). VIDEO: Alex Rubinstein on Nazism in Ukraine, NAFO and Information Warfare. scheerpost.com By ScheerPost Staff ScheerPost's Diego Ramos and Max Jones talk to journalist Alex Rubinstein about his recent work. Alex is an investigative journalist whose work has appeared in publications like The Grayzone and MintPress News. He has written extensively and broken news about the international effects of neoliberalism and regime change policies of the United …

Shane Quinn (2022-11-28). History: Failure of Western Allies to Destroy Nazism. globalresearch.ca

Infobrics (2022-11-28). Turkic nationalist battalion forms in Ukraine to "destroy the regime" in Russia. infobrics.org This suggests of a growing pan-Turkic ultra-nationalism emerging in the formerly communist Central Asia region.

Editor (2022-11-28). Beating around the bush: polycrisis, overlapping emergencies, and capitalism. mronline.org It is in vogue nowadays to describe the multifaceted and intertwined crises of capitalism without referring to capitalism itself. Obscure jargon of 'overlapping emergencies' and 'polycrisis' are brought up to describe the complexity of the situation, and they serve, with or without intention, to conceal the culprit, namely the totality of capitalist relations.

Emanuel Pastreich (2022-11-28). What Would Happen if the Media Were to Publish an "Unconfirmed Report" that a Nuclear War Has Started? Another Lockdown, Martial Law? globalresearch.ca

Fight Back (2022-11-28). Red Theory: Socialism and the national question. fightbacknews.org The Russian Empire under the Tsar was rightly called a "prisonhouse of nations," because it oppressed, within its borders, whole nations of people. The Bolsheviks saw that it was a principal task of the socialist revolution to dismantle national oppression and support self-determination for the oppressed nations. | The United States is likewise a prisonhouse of nations, where the African American nation in the Black Belt South, the Chicano nation in the Southwest and the Hawaiian nation are all oppressed within the borders of the imperialist U.S. It will be a principal task of the socialist revolution in the U.S…

Sonali Kolhatkar (2022-11-28). University of California Comes to a Standstill as Academic Workers Strike. socialistproject.ca Nearly ,000 academic workers at the University of California (UC) launched a historic strike on November 14 after contract negotiations with their employer failed. Postdoctoral scholars, researchers, trainees, fellows, graduate student instructors, readers, and tutors, who are from ten UC campuses across the state and are Such workers are not traditionally associated with militant labor actions as intellectual work has historically been well-compensated in the United States. But, as universities have…

____ (2022-11-28). Friedrich Engels (28 Nov 1820 — 5 Aug 1895). transcend.org Friedrich Engels was a German author, political theorist and philosopher, best known for his monumental works with Karl Marx, 'The Communist Manifesto' and 'Das Kapital'. He is pegged as being the cornerstone of a development of Marxism that led to Soviet Marxists and the institution of dialectical materialism.

_____ (2022-11-28). Study Throws New Light On Impact Of Great Depression On Human DNA. popularresistance.org Did the Great Depression of 1929 have an impact on people's genetics? This sounds an enthralling question and scientists have now found more information on this issue. In research published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), it was reported that the economic recession impacted how people would age, even before they are born. The findings suggest that the cells of those conceived during the Great Depression show signs of faster ageing. | The question arises as to how the scientists map the genes of people conceived almost a century ago and how did they come to this conclusion? The answer li…

En.mehrnews (2022-11-28). German, US companies should be brought to justice: Deputy FM. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 28 (MNA) — Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister for Legal and International Affairs Reza Najafi said that German and American companies equipping ex-Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein with the chemical weapons must be brought to justice.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-11-28). US Sanctions and Economic Conditions Drive Nicaraguan Migration. libya360.wordpress.com John Perry Blaming migration on "repressive dictatorships" allows Washington to pretend that its policies are helping Nicaraguans, when in fact they are impoverishing them. Why are more Nicaraguans heading north to the United States looking for jobs? Until July 2020, numbers were tiny. But in the last 1 Ω years numbers have increased sharply. Suddenly this…

John Perry (2022-11-28). US sanctions and economic conditions drive Nicaraguan migration, while Washington blames repression. thegrayzone.com Blaming migration on "repressive dictatorships" allows Washington to pretend that its policies are helping Nicaraguans, when in fact they are impoverishing them. This article was originally published on November 23, 2022 by COHA. Why are more Nicaraguans heading north to the United States looking for jobs? Until July 2020, numbers were tiny. But in the last 1 Ω years numbers have increased sharply. Suddenly this has become a story, and government detractors argue, with little evidence, that people are fleeing political …

Chris Walker (2022-11-28). Trump Hosts Mar-a-Lago Meeting With Kanye West, Holocaust Denier Nick Fuentes. truthout.org

Paul Craig Roberts (2022-11-28). The German Government Has Proposed a Law to Criminalize Truth. thealtworld.com Deutsche Welle, a German international broadcaster, financed by who they don't say, reports that the German government is going to criminalize denying war crimes. | Neither Deutsche Welle nor the German government reveals who it is who gets to determine the unchallengeable war crimes. | Germany gave in to the Jewish lobbies and long ago criminalized "Holocaust denial." I have wondered why. If the Holocaust is true, it can stand on the…

_____ (2022-11-28). Ajamu Baraka: An Objective Look At US Foreign Policy. popularresistance.org Ajamu Baraka, widely respected and acclaimed community organizer, human rights defender, and peace activist, shares his most current thoughts on U.S. empire and military aggression throughout the world, the monopoly and abuse of power by our nation's ruling elite, the evisceration of democratic institutions, the dwindling prospects for peace, and what needs to be done to reverse this the tragic, self-sabotaging trajectory of U.S. foreign policy, in this interview by John Rachel of the Peace Dividend Project.

Anonymous103 (2022-11-28). USA's Military Empire: A Visual Database. southfront.org Originally published by The United States of America, unlike any other nation, maintains a massive network of foreign military installations around the world. | How was this created and how is it continued? Some of these physical installations are on land occupied as spoils of war. Most are maintained through collaborations with governments, many of them brutal and oppressive governments benefiting from the bases' presence…

____ (2022-11-28). The US Is Determined to Drive a Wedge between Ethiopia and Eritrea. transcend.org 23 Nov 2022 – Thanks to the 21 Nov US-imposed sanctions, Eritrea has been excluded from the SWIFT system along with Russia, Iran, and North Korea. Now American Enterprise Institute fanatic Michael Rubin wants it on the US list of state sponsored terrorists along with Cuba, North Korea, and Syria—triggering sanctions that penalize persons and countries trading with Eritrea.

Peter Koenig (2022-11-28). Open Letter to Switzerland's Leading Newspaper: "A Step Towards Further Oppression and Tyranny". The Media Have an Obligation to Tell The Truth. globalresearch.ca

Peter Koenig (2022-11-28). Open Letter to Zurich's Leading Newspaper: "A Step Towards Further Oppression and Tyranny". The Media Have an Obligation to Tell The Truth. globalresearch.ca

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2022-11-29: News Headlines

Fight Back (2022-11-29). Bookstore packed for FRSO program release party. fightbacknews.org Minneapolis, MN — About 70 activists packed Mayday Bookstore, November 20, for the release of the print edition of the Freedom Road Socialist Organization's (FRSO) political program. | FRSO Political Secretary Mick Kelly told the excited crowd, "Our program amounts to a declaration war against the existing order things. It is a clear statement that analyzes the conditions we face, lays bare the laws of capitalism, the need for revolution and socialism – and defines a clear strategy getting from here to there." | The room was filled with many of the movers and shakers in the Twin Cites people's struggles.

Matthias Brockers, Michael Haller (2022-11-29). Farewell to the unipolar world and Disaster capitalism: back to Marx! indybay.org The sanctions have already proved to be a dangerous boomerang because they hit Europe harder than Russia… It is a suicidal illusion to try to win a war against the raw materials giant Russia – which possesses more than a third of all fossil energies and raw materials on earth – and the world's largest high-tech workshop, China, which is united with it.

Freedom Socialist Party Bay Area (2022-11-29). Sunday 12/11: Conversation with an Australian Feminist: Fight the Far Right to Win Reproductive Justice. indybay.org New Valencia Hall | 747 Polk St (@ Ellis), SF | (7 blocks from Civic Center BART, on/near #5, 19, 27, 31, 38 Muni bus lines) | Also online (REGISTER: bit.ly/Dec11AussieFeminist)…

Freedom Socialist Party (2022-11-29). Sunday 12/11: Speaker: Fight the Far Right to Win Reproductive Justice! indybay.org In person in San Francisco (or via ZOOM link below) | New Valencia Hall | 747 Polk Street (at Ellis), San Francisco | (7 blocks from Civic Center BART, on/near #5, 19, 27, 31, 38 Muni bus lines)…

Jacob Andrewartha (2022-11-29). Victorian election shows dissatisfaction is polarised. greenleft.org.au As the cost-of-living and housing crises hit hard, Labor was re-elected in Victoria, despite a 5.8% negative swing which went both to the right and left. The socialist vote was encouraging, reports Jacob Andrewartha.

Staff (2022-11-29). Vietnam y Cuba apuestan por llevar a peldaños superiores los nexos en materia jurídica. cubadebate.cu El miembro del Buró Político y primer ministro, Manuel Marrero Cruz, recibió en la mañana de este lunes al titular de Justicia de la República Socialista de Vietnam, Le Thanh Long, a quien ratificó la voluntad de seguir ampliando los resultados de cooperación jurídica entre ambos países.

_____ (2022-11-28). Glen Ford And Kevin Zeese: The Nature Of Fascism. popularresistance.org In this episode, Clearing the FOG brings back excerpts of a discussion from November 2018 with the now-deceased Glen Ford, the co-founder and Senior Editor of Black Agenda Report, and Kevin Zeese, the co-director of Popular Resistance, about fascism in the United States. This interview covers the origin of fascism in the United States and how it was emulated by European Nations and brought to Latin America through US intervention as well as how fascism is manifest today with support by some who would consider themselves on the Left. Ford and Zeese talk about the rise of fascism in Brazil and how consent for war w…

____ (2022-11-28). Maligned in Western Media, Donbass Forces Are Defending Their Future from Ukrainian Shelling and Fascism. transcend.org 19 Nov 2022 – Western Media Inverted Reality, Lauding Nazis and Demonizing Defenders: The U.S. is widely understood to be a key instigator behind conflict in Ukraine that has pitted brother against brother.

Douglas Valentine (2022-11-28). Video: "The CIA has been developing Fascists in Ukraine for 70 years." Douglas Valentine. globalresearch.ca

WSWS (2022-11-28). Trump hosts fascist Nick Fuentes and anti-Semite Kanye West for dinner at Mar-a-Lago compound. wsws.org According to multiple sources, the former president held a two-hour dinner meeting with the two Jew-haters one week after announcing his 2024 presidential campaign.

Editor (2022-11-28). VIDEO: Alex Rubinstein on Nazism in Ukraine, NAFO and Information Warfare. scheerpost.com By ScheerPost Staff ScheerPost's Diego Ramos and Max Jones talk to journalist Alex Rubinstein about his recent work. Alex is an investigative journalist whose work has appeared in publications like The Grayzone and MintPress News. He has written extensively and broken news about the international effects of neoliberalism and regime change policies of the United …

_____ (2022-11-28). Alex Rubinstein On Nazism In Ukraine, NAFO And Information Warfare. popularresistance.org ScheerPost's Diego Ramos and Max Jones talk to journalist Alex Rubinstein about his recent work. Alex is an investigative journalist whose work has appeared in publications like The Grayzone and MintPress News. He has written extensively and broken news about the international effects of neoliberalism and regime change policies of the United States.

Shane Quinn (2022-11-28). History: Failure of Western Allies to Destroy Nazism. globalresearch.ca

Infobrics (2022-11-28). Turkic nationalist battalion forms in Ukraine to "destroy the regime" in Russia. infobrics.org This suggests of a growing pan-Turkic ultra-nationalism emerging in the formerly communist Central Asia region.

Editor (2022-11-28). Beating around the bush: polycrisis, overlapping emergencies, and capitalism. mronline.org It is in vogue nowadays to describe the multifaceted and intertwined crises of capitalism without referring to capitalism itself. Obscure jargon of 'overlapping emergencies' and 'polycrisis' are brought up to describe the complexity of the situation, and they serve, with or without intention, to conceal the culprit, namely the totality of capitalist relations.

Emanuel Pastreich (2022-11-28). What Would Happen if the Media Were to Publish An "Unconfirmed Report" that a Nuclear War has Started? Another Lockdown, Martial Law? globalresearch.ca

Fight Back (2022-11-28). Red Theory: Socialism and the national question. fightbacknews.org The Russian Empire under the Tsar was rightly called a "prisonhouse of nations," because it oppressed, within its borders, whole nations of people. The Bolsheviks saw that it was a principal task of the socialist revolution to dismantle national oppression and support self-determination for the oppressed nations. | The United States is likewise a prisonhouse of nations, where the African American nation in the Black Belt South, the Chicano nation in the Southwest and the Hawaiian nation are all oppressed within the borders of the imperialist U.S. It will be a principal task of the socialist revolution in the U.S…

Sonali Kolhatkar (2022-11-28). University of California Comes to a Standstill as Academic Workers Strike. socialistproject.ca Nearly ,000 academic workers at the University of California (UC) launched a historic strike on November 14 after contract negotiations with their employer failed. Postdoctoral scholars, researchers, trainees, fellows, graduate student instructors, readers, and tutors, who are from ten UC campuses across the state and are Such workers are not traditionally associated with militant labor actions as intellectual work has historically been well-compensated in the United States. But, as universities have…

____ (2022-11-28). Friedrich Engels (28 Nov 1820 — 5 Aug 1895). transcend.org Friedrich Engels was a German author, political theorist and philosopher, best known for his monumental works with Karl Marx, 'The Communist Manifesto' and 'Das Kapital'. He is pegged as being the cornerstone of a development of Marxism that led to Soviet Marxists and the institution of dialectical materialism.

_____ (2022-11-28). Study Throws New Light On Impact Of Great Depression On Human DNA. popularresistance.org Did the Great Depression of 1929 have an impact on people's genetics? This sounds an enthralling question and scientists have now found more information on this issue. In research published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), it was reported that the economic recession impacted how people would age, even before they are born. The findings suggest that the cells of those conceived during the Great Depression show signs of faster ageing. | The question arises as to how the scientists map the genes of people conceived almost a century ago and how did they come to this conclusion? The answer li…

En.mehrnews (2022-11-28). German, US companies should be brought to justice: Deputy FM. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 28 (MNA) — Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister for Legal and International Affairs Reza Najafi said that German and American companies equipping ex-Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein with the chemical weapons must be brought to justice.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-11-28). US Sanctions and Economic Conditions Drive Nicaraguan Migration. libya360.wordpress.com John Perry Blaming migration on "repressive dictatorships" allows Washington to pretend that its policies are helping Nicaraguans, when in fact they are impoverishing them. Why are more Nicaraguans heading north to the United States looking for jobs? Until July 2020, numbers were tiny. But in the last 1 Ω years numbers have increased sharply. Suddenly this…

John Perry (2022-11-28). US sanctions and economic conditions drive Nicaraguan migration, while Washington blames repression. thegrayzone.com Blaming migration on "repressive dictatorships" allows Washington to pretend that its policies are helping Nicaraguans, when in fact they are impoverishing them. This article was originally published on November 23, 2022 by COHA. Why are more Nicaraguans heading north to the United States looking for jobs? Until July 2020, numbers were tiny. But in the last 1 Ω years numbers have increased sharply. Suddenly this has become a story, and government detractors argue, with little evidence, that people are fleeing political …

Chris Walker (2022-11-28). Trump Hosts Mar-a-Lago Meeting With Kanye West, Holocaust Denier Nick Fuentes. truthout.org

_____ (2022-11-28). Ajamu Baraka: An Objective Look At US Foreign Policy. popularresistance.org Ajamu Baraka, widely respected and acclaimed community organizer, human rights defender, and peace activist, shares his most current thoughts on U.S. empire and military aggression throughout the world, the monopoly and abuse of power by our nation's ruling elite, the evisceration of democratic institutions, the dwindling prospects for peace, and what needs to be done to reverse this the tragic, self-sabotaging trajectory of U.S. foreign policy, in this interview by John Rachel of the Peace Dividend Project.

Anonymous103 (2022-11-28). USA's Military Empire: A Visual Database. southfront.org Originally published by The United States of America, unlike any other nation, maintains a massive network of foreign military installations around the world. | How was this created and how is it continued? Some of these physical installations are on land occupied as spoils of war. Most are maintained through collaborations with governments, many of them brutal and oppressive governments benefiting from the bases' presence…

____ (2022-11-28). The US Is Determined to Drive a Wedge between Ethiopia and Eritrea. transcend.org 23 Nov 2022 – Thanks to the 21 Nov US-imposed sanctions, Eritrea has been excluded from the SWIFT system along with Russia, Iran, and North Korea. Now American Enterprise Institute fanatic Michael Rubin wants it on the US list of state sponsored terrorists along with Cuba, North Korea, and Syria—triggering sanctions that penalize persons and countries trading with Eritrea.

Peter Koenig (2022-11-28). Open Letter to Switzerland's Leading Newspaper: "A Step Towards Further Oppression and Tyranny". The Media Have an Obligation to Tell The Truth. globalresearch.ca

Peter Koenig (2022-11-28). Open Letter to Zurich's Leading Newspaper: "A Step Towards Further Oppression and Tyranny". The Media Have an Obligation to Tell The Truth. globalresearch.ca

Editor (2022-11-27). Ultra-Far-Right Ben-Gvir Given National Security Ministry. scheerpost.com By Juan Cole / Informed Comment Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) — The Israeli newspaper Arab 48 reports that the Likud Party of Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu signed a deal on Friday with what the paper calls the "fascist" Jewish Power party of Itamar Ben-Gvir giving the latter…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-11-27). The Billionaire Plot to Impose Full Corporate Dictatorship in the Core of a Declining Empire. libya360.wordpress.com Rainer Shea The arc of capitalism is one where the system contracts, losing the robustness that it had when it was in the process of replacing feudalism. Its demand for limitless growth inevitably runs into obstacles, and that forces it to eat itself. Because there's no way for capital to reverse its decline, and the…

Stefan Kipfer (2022-11-27). Did Someone Say Housing Supply? A View from Toronto. socialistproject.ca

_____ (2022-11-27). Rebellion Against The Legalized Robbery. popularresistance.org The following commentary was written by Marxist economist, politician and former Finance Minister of Greece Yanis Varoufakis. He follows the first part of the debate "Ecological Catastrophe, Collapse, Democracy and Socialism" between the renowned American intellectual Noam Chomsky, the Chilean exponent of the new ideology of Collapsist Marxism Miguel Fuentes and climate scientist Guy McPherson. One of the main characteristics of Varoufakis' comment (who describes himself as a "Libertarian Marxist") is offering a balanced review of some of the main ideas expressed earlier in this debate. The latter from the perspe…

Dongsheng News (2022-11-27). Qatar World Cup and Panda Diplomacy. dissidentvoice.org This week's News on China in 2 minutes. ‚Ä¢ New international mediation center in Hong Kong ‚Ä¢ Growth of state-owned enterprise assets ‚Ä¢ Scientists clone mutant gene of a corn variety ‚Ä¢ Qatar World Cup and panda diplomacy…

Contributing Writers (2022-11-27). Toxic by Design: Big Pharma experts speak out. marktaliano.net Original Link Here: Toxic by Design: Big Pharma experts speak out | UKColumn Two highly experienced pharmaceutical professionals, with very different careers in the industry, are drawn together as their individual knowledge and research shows that both governments and the industry are not telling the truth about Covid-19 vaccine safety. Brian Gerrish and Debi Evans …

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-11-27). Rusia asegura que Ucrania será liberada de las autoridades neonazis. telesurtv.net "El pueblo ucraniano será liberado de los gobernantes neonazis, merece vivir en buena vecindad, amistad, prosperidad al lado de sus hermanos eslavos", señaló el canciller.

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2022-11-28: News Headlines

Douglas Valentine (2022-11-28). Video: "The CIA has been developing Fascists in Ukraine for 70 years." Douglas Valentine. globalresearch.ca

____ (2022-11-28). The US Is Determined to Drive a Wedge between Ethiopia and Eritrea. transcend.org 23 Nov 2022 – Thanks to the 21 Nov US-imposed sanctions, Eritrea has been excluded from the SWIFT system along with Russia, Iran, and North Korea. Now American Enterprise Institute fanatic Michael Rubin wants it on the US list of state sponsored terrorists along with Cuba, North Korea, and Syria—triggering sanctions that penalize persons and countries trading with Eritrea.

____ (2022-11-28). Maligned in Western Media, Donbass Forces Are Defending Their Future from Ukrainian Shelling and Fascism. transcend.org 19 Nov 2022 – Western Media Inverted Reality, Lauding Nazis and Demonizing Defenders: The U.S. is widely understood to be a key instigator behind conflict in Ukraine that has pitted brother against brother.

WSWS (2022-11-28). Trump hosts fascist Nick Fuentes and anti-Semite Kanye West for dinner at Mar-a-Lago compound. wsws.org According to multiple sources, the former president held a two-hour dinner meeting with the two Jew-haters one week after announcing his 2024 presidential campaign.

Infobrics (2022-11-28). Turkic nationalist battalion forms in Ukraine to "destroy the regime" in Russia. infobrics.org This suggests of a growing pan-Turkic ultra-nationalism emerging in the formerly communist Central Asia region.

Fight Back (2022-11-28). Red Theory: Socialism and the national question. fightbacknews.org The Russian Empire under the Tsar was rightly called a "prisonhouse of nations," because it oppressed, within its borders, whole nations of people. The Bolsheviks saw that it was a principal task of the socialist revolution to dismantle national oppression and support self-determination for the oppressed nations. | The United States is likewise a prisonhouse of nations, where the African American nation in the Black Belt South, the Chicano nation in the Southwest and the Hawaiian nation are all oppressed within the borders of the imperialist U.S. It will be a principal task of the socialist revolution in the U.S…

Freedom Socialist Party Bay Area (2022-11-28). Sunday 12/11: Conversation with an Australian Feminist: Fight the Far Right to Win Reproductive Justice. indybay.org New Valencia Hall | 747 Polk St (@ Ellis), SF | (7 blocks from Civic Center BART, on/near #5, 19, 27, 31, 38 Muni bus lines) | Also online (REGISTER: bit.ly/Dec11AussieFeminist)…

Freedom Socialist Party (2022-11-28). Sunday 12/11: Speaker: Fight the Far Right to Win Reproductive Justice! indybay.org In person in San Francisco (or via ZOOM link below) | New Valencia Hall | 747 Polk Street (at Ellis), San Francisco | (7 blocks from Civic Center BART, on/near #5, 19, 27, 31, 38 Muni bus lines)…

____ (2022-11-28). Friedrich Engels (28 Nov 1820 — 5 Aug 1895). transcend.org Friedrich Engels was a German author, political theorist and philosopher, best known for his monumental works with Karl Marx, 'The Communist Manifesto' and 'Das Kapital'. He is pegged as being the cornerstone of a development of Marxism that led to Soviet Marxists and the institution of dialectical materialism.

John Perry (2022-11-28). US sanctions and economic conditions drive Nicaraguan migration, while Washington blames repression. thegrayzone.com Blaming migration on "repressive dictatorships" allows Washington to pretend that its policies are helping Nicaraguans, when in fact they are impoverishing them. This article was originally published on November 23, 2022 by COHA. Why are more Nicaraguans heading north to the United States looking for jobs? Until July 2020, numbers were tiny. But in the last 1 Ω years numbers have increased sharply. Suddenly this has become a story, and government detractors argue, with little evidence, that people are fleeing political …

Editor (2022-11-27). Ultra-Far-Right Ben-Gvir Given National Security Ministry. scheerpost.com By Juan Cole / Informed Comment Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) — The Israeli newspaper Arab 48 reports that the Likud Party of Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu signed a deal on Friday with what the paper calls the "fascist" Jewish Power party of Itamar Ben-Gvir giving the latter…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-11-27). The Billionaire Plot to Impose Full Corporate Dictatorship in the Core of a Declining Empire. libya360.wordpress.com Rainer Shea The arc of capitalism is one where the system contracts, losing the robustness that it had when it was in the process of replacing feudalism. Its demand for limitless growth inevitably runs into obstacles, and that forces it to eat itself. Because there's no way for capital to reverse its decline, and the…

Matthias Brockers, Michael Haller (2022-11-27). Farewell to the unipolar world and Disaster capitalism: back to Marx! indybay.org The sanctions have already proved to be a dangerous boomerang because they hit Europe harder than Russia… It is a suicidal illusion to try to win a war against the raw materials giant Russia – which possesses more than a third of all fossil energies and raw materials on earth – and the world's largest high-tech workshop, China, which is united with it.

_____ (2022-11-27). Rebellion Against The Legalized Robbery. popularresistance.org The following commentary was written by Marxist economist, politician and former Finance Minister of Greece Yanis Varoufakis. He follows the first part of the debate "Ecological Catastrophe, Collapse, Democracy and Socialism" between the renowned American intellectual Noam Chomsky, the Chilean exponent of the new ideology of Collapsist Marxism Miguel Fuentes and climate scientist Guy McPherson. One of the main characteristics of Varoufakis' comment (who describes himself as a "Libertarian Marxist") is offering a balanced review of some of the main ideas expressed earlier in this debate. The latter from the perspe…

Dongsheng News (2022-11-27). Qatar World Cup and Panda Diplomacy. dissidentvoice.org This week's News on China in 2 minutes. ‚Ä¢ New international mediation center in Hong Kong ‚Ä¢ Growth of state-owned enterprise assets ‚Ä¢ Scientists clone mutant gene of a corn variety ‚Ä¢ Qatar World Cup and panda diplomacy…

Contributing Writers (2022-11-27). Toxic by Design: Big Pharma experts speak out. marktaliano.net Original Link Here: Toxic by Design: Big Pharma experts speak out | UKColumn Two highly experienced pharmaceutical professionals, with very different careers in the industry, are drawn together as their individual knowledge and research shows that both governments and the industry are not telling the truth about Covid-19 vaccine safety. Brian Gerrish and Debi Evans …

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-11-27). Rusia asegura que Ucrania será liberada de las autoridades neonazis. telesurtv.net "El pueblo ucraniano será liberado de los gobernantes neonazis, merece vivir en buena vecindad, amistad, prosperidad al lado de sus hermanos eslavos", señaló el canciller.

Final Straw (2022-11-26). Final Straw: Matthew Lyons on Christian Nationalism. itsgoingdown.org Long-running anarchist radio and podcast show the Final Straw speaks with antifascist theorist and writer Matthew Lyons about Christian nationalism. Listen and Download HERE This is a conversation with Matthew Lyons, antifascist researcher, contributor to Three Way Fight Blog and author of, among other books, Insurgent Supremacists: The U.S. Far Right's Challenge to State and…

Anonymous103 (2022-11-26). Interview With "Boneface" US Neo Nazi Veteran Of Ukrainian Azov Battalion. southfront.org

Robert Reich (2022-11-26). I'll Support Him If He Does—But Joe, Please Don't Run. commondreams.org Apologies if I repeat myself (I've written much of this before), but, hell, I'm getting old—as is Joe.

_____ (2022-11-26). Decades After Berlin Wall Fell, Victors Still Trashing East Germany. popularresistance.org Germany – A few years ago, there were events in Germany commemorating the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. In the pages of the press, prominent persons—from former U.S. Secretary of State James A. Baker to then-German Chancellor Angela Merkel to the now-deceased former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev—all weighed in with their commentaries on the significance of Nov. 9, 1989, all celebrating to a greater or lesser degree the demise of the former socialist state in the east. | This year, there will again be speeches condemning the memory of that lost country. As someone who traveled f…

WSWS (2022-11-26). The Will Lehman campaign marks a new stage in the development of the class struggle. wsws.org The UAW apparatus opposed a 30 day extension of the election deadline because it assumed, correctly, that it would result in a substantial increase in the opposition vote, and that many of those votes would be for the socialist candidate, Will Lehman.

Richard Horton (2022-11-26). [Comment] Offline: The distance between us. thelancet.com 1000 people gathered in the magnificent Light auditorium at Friends House on a bleak winter evening in London. They were there to hear Dr Aseem Malhotra, a cardiologist, answer the question, "Has Big Pharma Hijacked Evidence-Based Medicine?" Most of those assembled wanted to know Malhotra's views about the safety of COVID-19 vaccines. Critics might argue that his pronouncements on vaccines should be dismissed. But to understand why vaccine hesitancy has become such an important public health challenge, one must study his arguments and claims, even if one finds them misplaced.

2022-11-28 10:30:58 | 10:30 EST | jz | 25 | 6 | 7 | 10 | 0 

2022-11-27: News Headlines

Matthias Brockers, Michael Haller (2022-11-27). Farewell to the unipolar world and Disaster capitalism: back to Marx! indybay.org The sanctions have already proved to be a dangerous boomerang because they hit Europe harder than Russia… It is a suicidal illusion to try to win a war against the raw materials giant Russia – which possesses more than a third of all fossil energies and raw materials on earth – and the world's largest high-tech workshop, China, which is united with it.

Dongsheng News (2022-11-27). Qatar World Cup and Panda Diplomacy. dissidentvoice.org This week's News on China in 2 minutes. ‚Ä¢ New international mediation center in Hong Kong ‚Ä¢ Growth of state-owned enterprise assets ‚Ä¢ Scientists clone mutant gene of a corn variety ‚Ä¢ Qatar World Cup and panda diplomacy…

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-11-27). Rusia asegura que Ucrania será liberada de las autoridades neonazis. telesurtv.net "El pueblo ucraniano será liberado de los gobernantes neonazis, merece vivir en buena vecindad, amistad, prosperidad al lado de sus hermanos eslavos", señaló el canciller.

Final Straw (2022-11-26). Final Straw: Matthew Lyons on Christian Nationalism. itsgoingdown.org Long-running anarchist radio and podcast show the Final Straw speaks with antifascist theorist and writer Matthew Lyons about Christian nationalism. Listen and Download HERE This is a conversation with Matthew Lyons, antifascist researcher, contributor to Three Way Fight Blog and author of, among other books, Insurgent Supremacists: The U.S. Far Right's Challenge to State and…

Anonymous103 (2022-11-26). Interview With "Boneface" US Neo Nazi Veteran Of Ukrainian Azov Battalion. southfront.org

Robert Reich (2022-11-26). I'll Support Him If He Does—But Joe, Please Don't Run. commondreams.org Apologies if I repeat myself (I've written much of this before), but, hell, I'm getting old—as is Joe.

WSWS (2022-11-26). The Will Lehman campaign marks a new stage in the development of the class struggle. wsws.org The UAW apparatus opposed a 30 day extension of the election deadline because it assumed, correctly, that it would result in a substantial increase in the opposition vote, and that many of those votes would be for the socialist candidate, Will Lehman.

_____ (2022-11-26). Decades After Berlin Wall Fell, Victors Still Trashing East Germany. popularresistance.org Germany – A few years ago, there were events in Germany commemorating the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. In the pages of the press, prominent persons—from former U.S. Secretary of State James A. Baker to then-German Chancellor Angela Merkel to the now-deceased former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev—all weighed in with their commentaries on the significance of Nov. 9, 1989, all celebrating to a greater or lesser degree the demise of the former socialist state in the east. | This year, there will again be speeches condemning the memory of that lost country. As someone who traveled f…

Richard Horton (2022-11-26). [Comment] Offline: The distance between us. thelancet.com 1000 people gathered in the magnificent Light auditorium at Friends House on a bleak winter evening in London. They were there to hear Dr Aseem Malhotra, a cardiologist, answer the question, "Has Big Pharma Hijacked Evidence-Based Medicine?" Most of those assembled wanted to know Malhotra's views about the safety of COVID-19 vaccines. Critics might argue that his pronouncements on vaccines should be dismissed. But to understand why vaccine hesitancy has become such an important public health challenge, one must study his arguments and claims, even if one finds them misplaced.

_____ (2022-11-25). European Parliament Smears Russia While Bankrolling Nazi Terrorism. strategic-culture.org European politicians are once again fueling war with their calumnies against Russia and their deliberate stoking of Nazi embers. | One would think, perhaps, that with a perilous war raging on the European continent, the European Union's parliament might want to show some leadership in promoting diplomatic solutions to end that conflict. No, not a bit of it. | The European Parliament has shown itself again this week to be nothing more than a giant reactionary talking shop whose proclaimed democratic values have an inverse relationship to its copious chamber of 705 parliamentarians. | Only three years ago, the sam…

Editor (2022-11-25). Patrick Lawrence: Why Do Nations Erase the Past? scheerpost.com By Patrick Lawrence / Original to ScheerPost A recent report by the German news agency DPA has had me thinking ever since about various small, inconsequential matters: war, nationalism, identity, history, memory. It seems the people who manage the German gravesites of those who fell fighting the German army during World War II propose to …

Socialist Alliance (2022-11-25). Australia must condemn Turkey, Iran dictatorships' war against Kurds, says Socialist Alliance. greenleft.org.au The Socialist Alliance (Australia) released the following statement in response to Turkey's genocidal attacks on North East Syria and Northern Iraq and attacks on Kurdish populations inside Iran.

Speak Out Socialists (2022-11-25). Saturday 12/10: Iran: A Mass Uprising … Where Could it Lead? indybay.org Online Zoom Event…

Fight Back (2022-11-25). Freedom Road Socialist Organization mourns the passing of Jean Pestieau, of the Workers Party of Belgium. fightbacknews.org Fight Back News Service is circulating the following message of condolences from the leadership of Freedom Road Socialist Organization to the Workers Party of Belgium. | November 16, 2022 | To: Workers Party of Belgium | From: Freedom Road Socialist Organization | Dear Comrades, | We were saddened to hear the news of the passing of Jean Pestieau, and we send out condolences to the Workers Party of Belgium and Jean's family and friends. | As a leading comrade in the PTB International Department, comrade Jean was friend, advisor and inspiration to revolutionaries around the world. He had was extremely knowledgeabl…

Staff (2022-11-25). Tiny remnant of NATO-dismantled Yugoslavia backs Ukraine's territorial integrity, NATO bid. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Montenegro was a republic in the Federal Socialist Republic of Yugoslavia, then one of two republics in the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, later in the State Union of Serbia and Montenegro. In 2006 its Western masters reduced it to a tiny statelet (600,000 people) on the Adriatic Sea, its "independence" rendering Serbia a landlocked nation …

Fight Back (2022-11-25). China committed to support for socialist Cuba. fightbacknews.org Talks took place November 25 between General Secretary of the Communist Party of China Xi Jinping and First Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermudez. The discussions took place in Beijing's Great Hall of the People. | According to the New China News Agency, Xi stated, "Cuba is the first country in the Western Hemisphere that established diplomatic relations with the People's Republic of China. Our ties have become an example of solidarity and cooperation between socialist countries, as well as an example of sincere mutual assistance between developing count…

_____ (2022-11-25). Why I'm Thankful For 500 Years Of Indigenous Resistance. popularresistance.org Starting in 1452, under the guise of the Papal Bull Romanus Pontifex and later the 1493 Papal Bull Inter Cetera, the Christian Doctrine of Discovery, European Christians began their efforts to expand colonial rule, and the Christian Empire, throughout the world. | These Papal Bulls sanctioned European Christian Nations to "capture, vanquish, and subdue the saracens, pagans, and other enemies of Christ, to put them into perpetual slavery, and to take all their possessions and property" and were authorized "to take possession of any lands discovered that were not under the dominion of any Christian rulers." | Early…

____ (2022-11-25). Six major Chinese state banks sign agreements to boost real-estate market. ecns.cn China's six major state-owned commercial banks have signed agreements with high-quality real estate enterprises, aiming to facilitate the stable and healthy development of the real-estate market.

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2022-11-26: News Headlines

WSWS (2022-11-26). The Will Lehman campaign marks a new stage in the development of the class struggle. wsws.org The UAW apparatus opposed a 30 day extension of the election deadline because it assumed, correctly, that it would result in a substantial increase in the opposition vote, and that many of those votes would be for the socialist candidate, Will Lehman.

Richard Horton (2022-11-26). [Comment] Offline: The distance between us. thelancet.com 1000 people gathered in the magnificent Light auditorium at Friends House on a bleak winter evening in London. They were there to hear Dr Aseem Malhotra, a cardiologist, answer the question, "Has Big Pharma Hijacked Evidence-Based Medicine?" Most of those assembled wanted to know Malhotra's views about the safety of COVID-19 vaccines. Critics might argue that his pronouncements on vaccines should be dismissed. But to understand why vaccine hesitancy has become such an important public health challenge, one must study his arguments and claims, even if one finds them misplaced.

_____ (2022-11-25). European Parliament Smears Russia While Bankrolling Nazi Terrorism. strategic-culture.org European politicians are once again fueling war with their calumnies against Russia and their deliberate stoking of Nazi embers. | One would think, perhaps, that with a perilous war raging on the European continent, the European Union's parliament might want to show some leadership in promoting diplomatic solutions to end that conflict. No, not a bit of it. | The European Parliament has shown itself again this week to be nothing more than a giant reactionary talking shop whose proclaimed democratic values have an inverse relationship to its copious chamber of 705 parliamentarians. | Only three years ago, the sam…

Editor (2022-11-25). Patrick Lawrence: Why Do Nations Erase the Past? scheerpost.com By Patrick Lawrence / Original to ScheerPost A recent report by the German news agency DPA has had me thinking ever since about various small, inconsequential matters: war, nationalism, identity, history, memory. It seems the people who manage the German gravesites of those who fell fighting the German army during World War II propose to …

Socialist Alliance (2022-11-25). Australia must condemn Turkey, Iran dictatorships' war against Kurds, says Socialist Alliance. greenleft.org.au The Socialist Alliance (Australia) released the following statement in response to Turkey's genocidal attacks on North East Syria and Northern Iraq and attacks on Kurdish populations inside Iran.

Speak Out Socialists (2022-11-25). Saturday 12/10: Iran: A Mass Uprising … Where Could it Lead? indybay.org Online Zoom Event…

Fight Back (2022-11-25). Freedom Road Socialist Organization mourns the passing of Jean Pestieau, of the Workers Party of Belgium. fightbacknews.org Fight Back News Service is circulating the following message of condolences from the leadership of Freedom Road Socialist Organization to the Workers Party of Belgium. | November 16, 2022 | To: Workers Party of Belgium | From: Freedom Road Socialist Organization | Dear Comrades, | We were saddened to hear the news of the passing of Jean Pestieau, and we send out condolences to the Workers Party of Belgium and Jean's family and friends. | As a leading comrade in the PTB International Department, comrade Jean was friend, advisor and inspiration to revolutionaries around the world. He had was extremely knowledgeabl…

Staff (2022-11-25). Tiny remnant of NATO-dismantled Yugoslavia backs Ukraine's territorial integrity, NATO bid. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Montenegro was a republic in the Federal Socialist Republic of Yugoslavia, then one of two republics in the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, later in the State Union of Serbia and Montenegro. In 2006 its Western masters reduced it to a tiny statelet (600,000 people) on the Adriatic Sea, its "independence" rendering Serbia a landlocked nation …

Fight Back (2022-11-25). China committed to support for socialist Cuba. fightbacknews.org Talks took place November 25 between General Secretary of the Communist Party of China Xi Jinping and First Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermudez. The discussions took place in Beijing's Great Hall of the People. | According to the New China News Agency, Xi stated, "Cuba is the first country in the Western Hemisphere that established diplomatic relations with the People's Republic of China. Our ties have become an example of solidarity and cooperation between socialist countries, as well as an example of sincere mutual assistance between developing count…

_____ (2022-11-25). Why I'm Thankful For 500 Years Of Indigenous Resistance. popularresistance.org Starting in 1452, under the guise of the Papal Bull Romanus Pontifex and later the 1493 Papal Bull Inter Cetera, the Christian Doctrine of Discovery, European Christians began their efforts to expand colonial rule, and the Christian Empire, throughout the world. | These Papal Bulls sanctioned European Christian Nations to "capture, vanquish, and subdue the saracens, pagans, and other enemies of Christ, to put them into perpetual slavery, and to take all their possessions and property" and were authorized "to take possession of any lands discovered that were not under the dominion of any Christian rulers." | Early…

____ (2022-11-25). Six major Chinese state banks sign agreements to boost real-estate market. ecns.cn China's six major state-owned commercial banks have signed agreements with high-quality real estate enterprises, aiming to facilitate the stable and healthy development of the real-estate market.

Eva Bartlett (2022-11-24). Maligned in Western Media, Donbass Forces are Defending their Future from Ukrainian Shelling and Fascism. ingaza.wordpress.com

WSWS (2022-11-24). NUS President Shaima Dallali sacked on bogus allegations of anti-Semitism—Oppose the witch-hunt! wsws.org The fraudulent campaign against "left-wing anti-Semitism" undermines the ability of the working class and youth to conduct a struggle against fascism and anti-Semitism where it really exists.

Anonymous103 (2022-11-24). In Video 18+: Russian Fighters Do Not Surrender. southfront.org

Contributing Writers (2022-11-24). Close the Spigot/ By Tara Reade. marktaliano.net READ MORE: Scott Ritter Says The U.S. Is Sending Billions of Dollars To Support Nazis In Ukraine Ukrainians from 80th Airborne Brigade brutally execute Russian prisoners of war/ Commentary by Max Blumenthal NY Times Takes Rare Look at Apparent Ukrainian War Crimes…

Infobrics (2022-11-24). Westerners insult Qatari culture by imposing their ideological agenda against local traditions. infobrics.org Gay flags and neo-Nazi symbols are used by Western tourists and journalists to offend Qatari people.

Staff (2022-11-24). Dr. Gabor Maté on "The Myth of Normal," Healing in a Toxic Culture & How Capitalism Fuels Addiction. democracynow.org In an extended interview, acclaimed physician and author Dr. Gabor Maté discusses his new book, "The Myth of Normal: Trauma, Illness, and Healing in a Toxic Culture." "The very values of a society are traumatizing for a lot of people," says Maté, who argues in his book that "psychological trauma, woundedness, underlies much of what we call disease." He says healing requires a reconnection between the mind and the body, which can be achieved through cultivating a sense of community, meaning, belonging and purpose. Maté also discusses how the healthcare system has harmfully promo…

WSWS (2022-11-24). What do Americans have to be thankful for this Thanksgiving? wsws.org Daily mass shootings, skyrocketing inflation, unending pandemics and the threat of nuclear war is what capitalism has to offer workers and their families in 2022.

WSWS (2022-11-24). Eight billion people on Earth: A milestone for humanity. wsws.org It is capitalism, not the increase in human population, that is the cause of economic upheaval and environmental crisis.

Freedom Socialist Party Bay Area (2022-11-24). Sunday 12/11: Conversation with an Australian Feminist: Fight the Far Right to Win Reproductive Justice. indybay.org New Valencia Hall | 747 Polk St (@ Ellis), SF | (7 blocks from Civic Center BART, on/near #5, 19, 27, 31, 38 Muni bus lines) | Also online (REGISTER: bit.ly/Dec11AussieFeminist)…

WSWS (2022-11-24). The political crisis in Brazil and the fight for the revolutionary party. wsws.org These remarks were delivered by Tomas Castanheira to the Sixth National Congress of the Socialist Equality Party (Australia), held from September 24 to 27, 2022.

_____ (2022-11-24). Nicaraguan Migrants At US border — Are They Being 'Pushed' Or 'Pulled'? popularresistance.org Why are more Nicaraguans heading north to the United States looking for jobs? Until July 2020, numbers were tiny. But in the last 1 Ω years numbers have increased sharply. Suddenly this has become a story, and government detractors argue, with little evidence, that people are fleeing political repression. "They'd rather die than return to Nicaragua," is a typical headline. Manuel Orozco, a Nicaraguan based in Washington who strongly opposes the Sandinista government, told The Hill that "Nicaragua's dictatorship is criminalizing democracy and fueling migration to the U.S." Then, on September 20, this became…

Staff (2022-11-24). Germany to criminalize denial of genocide in Ukraine, elsewhere — as defined by Berlin. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Deutsche WelleNovember 24, 2022 Germany to criminalize denying war crimes, genocide Holocaust denial has long been illegal in Germany. A new amendment aims to criminalize denial of other war crimes and genocides wherever they happen and would apply to denying atrocities committed in Ukraine. Alleged war crimes in Bucha, Ukraine. Genocide of the Yazidi. Human …

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-11-24). How Ukraine's Corrupt Elites are Profiting from the Conflict. libya360.wordpress.com Olga Sukharevskaya Ukraine's newly elected President Volodymyr Zelensky (C) walks to his Presidential office after a ceremony of his oath in the Ukrainian Parliament, in Kiev, Ukraine. © STR / NurPhoto via Getty Images Officials and oligarchs have diverted much of the financial support sent to Kiev Since the beginning of Russia's military offensive in Ukraine, the…

____ (2022-11-24). Core control system of China's hydropower station achieves localized production. ecns.cn A new generation relay protection system independently developed by Chinese enterprises was launched on Tuesday at Xiaowan Hydropower Station in the middle and lower reaches of Lancang (Mekong) River, marking the core control system of China's hydropower station achieving localized production, a major breakthrough.

WSWS (2022-11-24). Sri Lankan unions shut down government press workers' strike. wsws.org The Government Press plant is one of many state-owned enterprises being targeted for privatisation and associated attacks on wages, conditions and jobs.

Peter Koenig (2022-11-24). "Ein Schritt zur weiteren Unterdràºckung und Tyrannei": Offener Brief an die Redaktion der NZZ. globalresearch.ca Alle Artikel von Global Research kà∂nnen in 51 Sprachen gelesen werden, indem Sie die Schaltflà§che Website àºbersetzen unterhalb desnewsauthor">Ns des Autors aktivieren. | Um den tà§glichen Newsletter von Global Research (ausgewà§hlte Artikel) zu erhalten, Folgen Sie …

Dave DeCamp (2022-11-24). Hungary to Approve Sweden, Finland NATO Memberships Early Next Year. news.antiwar.com Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said Thursday that Hungary supports Sweden and Finland joining NATO and that the parliament will formally ratify their memberships early next year. "As we have already informed Sweden and Finland, Hungary supports the NATO membership of these two countries. It will be on the agenda of the first session of …

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2022-11-25: News Headlines

Speak Out Socialists (2022-11-25). Saturday 12/10: Iran: A Mass Uprising … Where Could it Lead? indybay.org Online Zoom Event…

Fight Back (2022-11-25). Freedom Road Socialist Organization mourns the passing of Jean Pestieau, of the Workers Party of Belgium. fightbacknews.org Fight Back News Service is circulating the following message of condolences from the leadership of Freedom Road Socialist Organization to the Workers Party of Belgium. | November 16, 2022 | To: Workers Party of Belgium | From: Freedom Road Socialist Organization | Dear Comrades, | We were saddened to hear the news of the passing of Jean Pestieau, and we send out condolences to the Workers Party of Belgium and Jean's family and friends. | As a leading comrade in the PTB International Department, comrade Jean was friend, advisor and inspiration to revolutionaries around the world. He had was extremely knowledgeabl…

Staff (2022-11-25). Tiny remnant of NATO-dismantled Yugoslavia backs Ukraine's territorial integrity, NATO bid. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Montenegro was a republic in the Federal Socialist Republic of Yugoslavia, then one of two republics in the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, later in the State Union of Serbia and Montenegro. In 2006 its Western masters reduced it to a tiny statelet (600,000 people) on the Adriatic Sea, its "independence" rendering Serbia a landlocked nation …

____ (2022-11-25). Six major Chinese state banks sign agreements to boost real-estate market. ecns.cn China's six major state-owned commercial banks have signed agreements with high-quality real estate enterprises, aiming to facilitate the stable and healthy development of the real-estate market.

Eva Bartlett (2022-11-24). Maligned in Western Media, Donbass Forces are Defending their Future from Ukrainian Shelling and Fascism. ingaza.wordpress.com

WSWS (2022-11-24). NUS President Shaima Dallali sacked on bogus allegations of anti-Semitism—Oppose the witch-hunt! wsws.org The fraudulent campaign against "left-wing anti-Semitism" undermines the ability of the working class and youth to conduct a struggle against fascism and anti-Semitism where it really exists.

Anonymous103 (2022-11-24). In Video 18+: Russian Fighters Do Not Surrender. southfront.org

Contributing Writers (2022-11-24). Close the Spigot/ By Tara Reade. marktaliano.net READ MORE: Scott Ritter Says The U.S. Is Sending Billions of Dollars To Support Nazis In Ukraine Ukrainians from 80th Airborne Brigade brutally execute Russian prisoners of war/ Commentary by Max Blumenthal NY Times Takes Rare Look at Apparent Ukrainian War Crimes…

Infobrics (2022-11-24). Westerners insult Qatari culture by imposing their ideological agenda against local traditions. infobrics.org Gay flags and neo-Nazi symbols are used by Western tourists and journalists to offend Qatari people.

Staff (2022-11-24). Dr. Gabor Maté on "The Myth of Normal," Healing in a Toxic Culture & How Capitalism Fuels Addiction. democracynow.org In an extended interview, acclaimed physician and author Dr. Gabor Maté discusses his new book, "The Myth of Normal: Trauma, Illness, and Healing in a Toxic Culture." "The very values of a society are traumatizing for a lot of people," says Maté, who argues in his book that "psychological trauma, woundedness, underlies much of what we call disease." He says healing requires a reconnection between the mind and the body, which can be achieved through cultivating a sense of community, meaning, belonging and purpose. Maté also discusses how the healthcare system has harmfully promo…

WSWS (2022-11-24). What do Americans have to be thankful for this Thanksgiving? wsws.org Daily mass shootings, skyrocketing inflation, unending pandemics and the threat of nuclear war is what capitalism has to offer workers and their families in 2022.

WSWS (2022-11-24). Eight billion people on Earth: A milestone for humanity. wsws.org It is capitalism, not the increase in human population, that is the cause of economic upheaval and environmental crisis.

Freedom Socialist Party Bay Area (2022-11-24). Sunday 12/11: Conversation with an Australian Feminist: Fight the Far Right to Win Reproductive Justice. indybay.org New Valencia Hall | 747 Polk St (@ Ellis), SF | (7 blocks from Civic Center BART, on/near #5, 19, 27, 31, 38 Muni bus lines) | Also online (REGISTER: bit.ly/Dec11AussieFeminist)…

WSWS (2022-11-24). The political crisis in Brazil and the fight for the revolutionary party. wsws.org These remarks were delivered by Tomas Castanheira to the Sixth National Congress of the Socialist Equality Party (Australia), held from September 24 to 27, 2022.

_____ (2022-11-24). Nicaraguan Migrants At US border — Are They Being 'Pushed' Or 'Pulled'? popularresistance.org Why are more Nicaraguans heading north to the United States looking for jobs? Until July 2020, numbers were tiny. But in the last 1 Ω years numbers have increased sharply. Suddenly this has become a story, and government detractors argue, with little evidence, that people are fleeing political repression. "They'd rather die than return to Nicaragua," is a typical headline. Manuel Orozco, a Nicaraguan based in Washington who strongly opposes the Sandinista government, told The Hill that "Nicaragua's dictatorship is criminalizing democracy and fueling migration to the U.S." Then, on September 20, this became…

Staff (2022-11-24). Germany to criminalize denial of genocide in Ukraine, elsewhere — as defined by Berlin. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Deutsche WelleNovember 24, 2022 Germany to criminalize denying war crimes, genocide Holocaust denial has long been illegal in Germany. A new amendment aims to criminalize denial of other war crimes and genocides wherever they happen and would apply to denying atrocities committed in Ukraine. Alleged war crimes in Bucha, Ukraine. Genocide of the Yazidi. Human …

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-11-24). How Ukraine's Corrupt Elites are Profiting from the Conflict. libya360.wordpress.com Olga Sukharevskaya Ukraine's newly elected President Volodymyr Zelensky (C) walks to his Presidential office after a ceremony of his oath in the Ukrainian Parliament, in Kiev, Ukraine. © STR / NurPhoto via Getty Images Officials and oligarchs have diverted much of the financial support sent to Kiev Since the beginning of Russia's military offensive in Ukraine, the…

____ (2022-11-24). Core control system of China's hydropower station achieves localized production. ecns.cn A new generation relay protection system independently developed by Chinese enterprises was launched on Tuesday at Xiaowan Hydropower Station in the middle and lower reaches of Lancang (Mekong) River, marking the core control system of China's hydropower station achieving localized production, a major breakthrough.

WSWS (2022-11-24). Sri Lankan unions shut down government press workers' strike. wsws.org The Government Press plant is one of many state-owned enterprises being targeted for privatisation and associated attacks on wages, conditions and jobs.

Peter Koenig (2022-11-24). "Ein Schritt zur weiteren Unterdràºckung und Tyrannei": Offener Brief an die Redaktion der NZZ. globalresearch.ca Alle Artikel von Global Research kà∂nnen in 51 Sprachen gelesen werden, indem Sie die Schaltflà§che Website àºbersetzen unterhalb desnewsauthor">Ns des Autors aktivieren. | Um den tà§glichen Newsletter von Global Research (ausgewà§hlte Artikel) zu erhalten, Folgen Sie …

Dave DeCamp (2022-11-24). Hungary to Approve Sweden, Finland NATO Memberships Early Next Year. news.antiwar.com Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said Thursday that Hungary supports Sweden and Finland joining NATO and that the parliament will formally ratify their memberships early next year. "As we have already informed Sweden and Finland, Hungary supports the NATO membership of these two countries. It will be on the agenda of the first session of …

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2022-11-19: News Headlines

_____ (2022-11-19). Why is Ukraine asking the West for longer-range missiles? journal-neo.org The anti-Russian hysteria instigated by Ukraine and Poland, supported by certain members of the current Russophobic military-political elite in the West, around the incident of the two missiles falling in Przewodów, has clearly confirmed not only the fragility of the current system of universal security, But also the fact of active search by neo-Nazis, primarily …

Colin Todhunter (2022-11-19). What Was Covid Really About? Triggering A Multi-Trillion Dollar Global Debt Crisis. "Ramping up an Imperialist Strategy"? globalresearch.ca If it was indeed about public health, why close down the bulk of health services and the global economy knowing full well what the implications would be? And why mount a military-style propaganda campaign to censor world-renowned scientists and terrorise entire populations…

Janna Corredor (2022-11-19). Meeting of Sà£o Paulo Forum Working Group Starts in Caracas. orinocotribune.com On Friday, November 18, the meeting of the expanded Working Group of the Sà£o Paulo Forum started in Caracas, Venezuela, to work on consolidating the strategic plan to advance towards regional integrity and the sovereignty of Latin America and the Caribbean. Adán Chávez, vice-president of International Affairs of the United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV), inaugurated the event, which is being held at the headquarters of the International University of Communication (IUCOM), in Caracas, during November 18-19. | During these two days, representatives of leftist parties from various countries of the world…

____ (2022-11-19). Time-lapse video shows construction of Lusail Stadium in Qatar. ecns.cn Lusail Stadium, the main arena of the coming 2022 World Cup Qatar, was built by Chinese construction enterprises. The construction of it started on November 21, 2016, and its main part was completed on September 30, 2021.

_____ (2022-11-18). NATO's Frankenstein Monster… Kiev Regime Exposed in Criminal False-Flag Attack on Poland. strategic-culture.org The question is: what will the NATO sponsors do about their Neo-Nazi construct in Kiev? | Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky has been caught telling bare-faced lies about a missile strike on Poland this week. Even the United States and NATO backers of the Kiev regime have

Scorinoco (2022-11-18). National Congress of Venezuela's Workers' Productive Councils to be Held in January 2023. orinocotribune.com Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro announced that the National Congress of Workers' Productive Councils (CPT) will be held on January 16 and 17, 2023, to create, discuss and finalize a new manual for the socialist administration model in Venezuela. He made this announcement during an event at the Ana María Campos Complex in Zulia state. | Maduro said that the congress will discuss the regulation of the organic law that created the Workers' Productive Councils, the scientific and training capacity of the CPTs, the creation of a scientific and technical center for the CPTs, the organization of the CPTs inside the…

WSWS (2022-11-18). The fight against war and the global expansion of the ICFI. wsws.org These remarks were delivered by Ula≈ü Ate≈üàßi to the Sixth National Congress of the Socialist Equality Party (Australia), held from September 24 to 27, 2022.

WSWS (2022-11-18). Build the Assange defence campaign in the working class! wsws.org The Socialist Equality Party (UK) Congress resolution states, "The international working class must take the lead in the fight to free Assange. It is the sole constituency for the defence of democratic rights, and it alone has the power to wrest the WikiLeaks founder from his captors."

Staff (2022-11-18). "Fossil Fuels Fund Dictatorships": Ukrainian Climate Activist Suspended from COP27 over Russia Protest. democracynow.org Ukrainian climate activist Svitlana Romanko joins us after she was suspended from the U.N. climate conference in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, when she accused Russian officials of war crimes and genocide at an event on Wednesday. Romanko is the founder and director of Razom We Stand, an organization demanding a total permanent embargo on Russian oil and gas. "It has been very clear that fossil fuels fund dictatorships all over the world," says Romanko, who has since left Egypt for her own safety. "We wanted to use our freedom of speaking and freedom of attending public gathering to confront people wh…

_____ (2022-11-18). U.S. Empire Views Ukrainians and Russians as Lab Rats for Weapons Testing. strategic-culture.org

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-11-18). Bolivia: The Right Wing Continues Supporting the Coup. libya360.wordpress.com Oscar Rotundo Protests in Santa Cruz last Friday — Photo: Diego Tejerina / DPA In Bolivia, the fascist particracy intends to wear down the government and promote a coup insurrection like the one in 2018, which led to the coup of 2019. Their arrogance and contempt for the people, never permitted them to imagine that…

Anonymous103 (2022-11-18). Ukrainian Neo-Nazi Networks Infiltrate European Far-Right Organizations. southfront.org Ukrainian Neo Nazi networks are infiltrating European far right organisations and promote terrorism threatening the lives of the Europeans. Italian special forces have recently arrested four suspected members of the extremist organization "Order of Hagal" which has close ties with the Ukrainian paramilitary groups. | The Order of Hagal is an organization based in the area surrounding Naples which has subunits across the country. Besides Nazism and anti-semitism, it promotes subversion and wh…

Contributing Writers (2022-11-18). Chrystia Freeland's Nazi Problem/ By Scott Ritter. marktaliano.net Scott Ritter responds to a subscriber's criticism Original Link Here: Chrystia Freeland's Nazi Problem Scott Ritter Extra One of the interesting aspects of publishing on Substack is the feedback loop that exists, where subscribers can (and often do) submit comments which are then forwarded to the writer's email account. While this inevitably results in …

Editor (2022-11-18). The Communist Party is the only force capable of challenging ultra-nationalism in Israeli society. mronline.org The collapse of the "Zionist Left" during Israel's most recent elections leaves Hadash and the Communist Party as the only force able to stand against the rise of ultra-nationalism.

Jon Greenaway (2022-11-18). What the hell is going on with the British Conservative Party? therealnews.com For anyone seeing the international news about the UK's currently-ruling Conservative Party, it can be difficult to follow just what the hell is going on. Prime Ministerial resignations have been followed by reshuffle upon reshuffle of the British government, and, after unceremoniously dumping the shortest-serving prime minister in British history out the back door, the UK government is facing an almost-unprecedented financial crisis, a seismic cost-of-living crisis, and a brand new prime minister all at once. | Any kind of successful internationalism depends upon understanding the situation accurately and hav…

Michael Shellenberger (2022-11-18). Crypto Fraud Exposes Woke Capitalism as a Scam. globalresearch.ca

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-11-18). Peru: President Pedro Castillo Threatened by Attempts to Stage Right-Wing Coup. libya360.wordpress.com Abayomi Azikiwe Opposition forces have clashed with leftists and trade unionists over the future of this South American state A tense political situation is developing in Peru where socialist President Pedro Castillo is under siege by conservative interest groups representing the middle and upper classes. Earlier in November, right-wing forces staged a demonstration in the capital of…

Manal Shqair (2022-11-18). Organizing Under and Against Apartheid: The New Unions in Palestine. socialistproject.ca The Palestine New Federation of Trade Unions (the New Unions) started as a small union organizing workers in the agricultural sector, known as the Union of Workers Associations in the Food Industries and Agriculture (UWAFIA). In October 2007, eighty Palestinian workers who used to work in Seoul Orr, one of the seven factories located in the illegal industrial settlement zone of Nitzani Shalom (on land confiscated by an Israeli military order from Palestinians in Tulkarm, occupied West Bank) went on an open strike. | The strike was a protest against the animal-like working conditions the workers endured for yea…

Orinoco Tribune 2 (2022-11-18). The 'Garden Versus Jungle' Worldview of the EU's Top Diplomat Is Not Only Racist, It's Delusional. orinocotribune.com By Graham Hryce Nov 13, 2022 | Josep Borrell's neocolonial comparison fails to notice the West's decline, caused by elites like him | Josep Borrell, the European Union's foreign policy and security chief, gave an important speech to the European Diplomatic Academy in Bruges, Belgium in mid-October. | Being amongst fellow members of the global elites, Borrell felt able to set out his views on the relationship between Europe and the West and other nations with an unusual degree of honesty and candour. | "Europe is a garden" declared Borrell. "We have built a garden. Everything works. It is the best combinatio…

Torraine Walker (2022-11-18). Opinion: No Voices For Black Men. moguldom.com It's been a wild few weeks for Black men with huge platforms. It all began with Kanye West's October 15 appearance on the popular Drink Champs podcast hosted by N.O.R.E and DJ EFN. During a 3-hour interview, Kanye made comments about Jewish ownership and control of entertainment that outraged many Jewish people. In subsequent interviews …

Peter Koenig (2022-11-18). Covid Tyrannei: Offener Brief an den Schweizerischen Bundesrat. globalresearch.ca Alle Artikel von Global Research kà∂nnen in 51 Sprachen gelesen werden, indem Sie die Schaltflà§che Website àºbersetzen unterhalb desnewsauthor">Ns des Autors aktivieren. | Um den tà§glichen Newsletter von Global Research (ausgewà§hlte Artikel) zu erhalten, Folgen Sie …

Dr. Joseph Mercola (2022-11-18). Is Your Body the Legal Property of Big Pharma? globalresearch.ca

Staff (2022-11-18). Declaración de la Casa de las Américas: Una cumbre neofascista en Nuestra América. cubadebate.cu Las esperanzadoras victorias de la izquierda en los últimos años en nuestra región deben ser defendidas. Nos corresponde desenmascarar todas las trampas y conjuras que amenazan los esfuerzos por expandir la justicia social y la reivindicación de los pobres de la tierra.

Orinoco Tribune 2 (2022-11-17). The Uyghurs and Anti-China Propaganda. orinocotribune.com By Christopher Black Nov 10, 2022 | On August 26th 2022 as the US-NATO directed counter-offensive against the Donbass Republics and other Ukrainian regions resisting the NATO installed Nazi friendly regime in Kiev began to take place, the NATO states, led by the United States and Britain, escalated their aggression against China. | The Donbass Republics and Russian forces broke the Kiev offensive in Kherson and inflicted heavy losses on the Kiev regime as they did in the past several days in the Kiev attack in the Kharkov region. Western propaganda was awash in claims of a Russian defeat, but they were the…

Editor (2022-11-17). Congressional Amendment Opens Floodgates for War Profiteers and a Major Ground War on Russia. scheerpost.com By Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J.S. Davis / CounterPunch If the powerful leaders of the Senate Armed Services Committee, Senators Jack Reed (D) and Jim Inhofe (R), have their way, Congress will soon invoke wartime emergency powers to build up even greater stockpiles of Pentagon weapons. The amendment is supposedly designed to facilitate replenishing the weapons the United States …

DLI (2022-11-17). On Nov. 8, U.S. voters had a "Sophie's Choice" of NeoFascist "wave" or NeoLiberal morass. indybay.org This week, the Status Quo of a "Manufactured Consent"–not "democracy"–won BIG! Even though the final tallies of some key Congressional races won't be clear for weeks, the domestic mid-term elections proved. once again, that the 2 major parties–the GOP "elephants" and the Dem "asses"–will ensure that the rancorous, chaotic and do-nothing process of domestic infighting and log-jam will continue for years to come.

_____ (2022-11-17). Italian Police Bust Azov-Tied Nazi Cell Planning Terror Attacks. popularresistance.org Italian police announced a series of raids against the neo-Nazi Order of Hagal organization. Accused of stockpiling weapons and planning terror attacks, the group has established operational ties to the Ukrainian Azov Battalion. | Five members of an Italian neo-Nazi organization known as the "Order of Hagal" were arrested on November 15th while an additional member remains wanted by authorities. He happened to be in Ukraine, fighting Russian forces alongside the Azov Battalion, which has been formally integrated into the Ukrainian military. | The "Hagal" members are accused of plotting terrorist attacks on civili…

Caitlin Johnstone (2022-11-17). US Empire Views Ukrainians And Russians As Lab Rats For Weapons Testing. thealtworld.com Listen to a reading of this article: | A surprisingly frank article by The New York Times titled " "Ukraine has become a testing ground for state-of-the-art weapons and information systems, and new ways to use them, that Western political officials and military commanders predict could shape warfare for generations to come," write's NYT's Lara Jakes. | Jakes writes that "new advances in tech…

UnitedEditor (2022-11-17). Giorgia Meloni wants an even more Atlanticist Italy. uwidata.com Which foreign policy will the new Italian government led by Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni follow? Meloni herself answered this question at the end of October, in the aftermath of Berlusconi's statements on the situation in Ukraine. "On one thing I have been, am, and will always be clear. I intend to lead a government with …

WSWS (2022-11-17). Workers Struggles: Europe, Middle East & Africa. wsws.org National teachers' 24-hour strike in Hungary over pay; Strikes across France in education sector continue, including vocational high school teachers against government "reform"; UK class struggle intensifies as postal workers, university lecturers, teachers and train drivers prepare to walk out; protests and strikes over death of Iranian Mahsa Amini at hands of police in ninth week link up with commemoration of 2019 massacre; further 24-hour public sector pay strike planned in South Africa against three percent pay offer…

WSWS (2022-11-17). Elon Musk issues ultimatum to Twitter employees: Submit to "extremely hardcore" culture, or face termination. wsws.org In a rational society, a platform like Twitter would be publicly owned, but under capitalism it has become the plaything of a single billionaire oligarch, and a fascistic buffoon to boot.

Alexander Rubinstein (2022-11-17). Blowback: Italian Police Bust Azov-tied Nazi Cell Planning Terror Attacks. globalresearch.ca

Amy Goodman (2022-11-17). False Corporate Solutions at COP27 Further Entrench Capitalism and Colonialism. truthout.org Democracy Now! is broadcasting live from COP27, the U.N. climate conference in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, where hundreds of activists protested outside the plenary hall Thursday to demand climate justice. We speak to two Indigenous activists and land defenders at the summit, Eriel Tchekwie Deranger and Tom Goldtooth. "It is frontline communities, land defenders and Indigenous peoples that have experienced the loss of our territories at the hands of oil and gas and extractivism," says Deranger, executive director of Indigenous Climate Action and member of the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation. "Colonialism has to be a…

Jessica Corbett (2022-11-17). New Bernie Sanders Book to Declare: "It's OK to Be Angry About Capitalism" commondreams.org "Humane, clear-eyed, and—yes—angry, this is a vital book for our times and for our future," said publishing director Thomas Penn.

Kelly Hayes (2022-11-17). Abolition Is About Escaping the Death Trap of "Normalcy" truthout.org "There's no doubt that we have to abolish the carceral state. And there's no doubt that policing and racial capitalism go hand in hand so that we can't be pursuing abolition in a capitalist context," says author and organizer Andrea Ritchie. In this episode of "Movement Memos," Ritchie and host Kelly Hayes talk about why the Democrats will not save us, the relationship between abolition and the state, and why it's so hard for most people to imagine political transformations. | Music by TRANSCRIPT: | Note: This a rush transcript and ha…

Maximillian Alvarez (2022-11-17). William Robinson: How COVID-19 will lead to a global capitalist police state. therealnews.com Capitalism was in crisis before the COVID-19 pandemic, and existing conditions of inequality, dispossession, and ecological ruin set the stage for the deadly success of the coronavirus. But how has COVID-19 changed capitalism, and where is the system headed now? The system shock of the pandemic has provoked growing resistance from the working class. At the same time, the wealthiest fraction of society has exploited the crisis of COVID-19 to accelerate their accumulation of wealth and violent dispossession of the world's majority. Professor William I. Robinson argues that humanity is now on a path towards th…

Staff (2022-11-17). At COP27 Indigenous Land Defenders from Mexico, Guatemala Warn "Green Capitalism" Creates Violence. democracynow.org We continue our coverage of the U.N. climate conference in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, by asking what Indigenous leaders at the frontlines of the climate crisis are calling for from world leaders. We speak to Andrea Ixchíu, a land defender from Guatemala, and Rosa Marina Flores Cruz, an Afro-Indigenous activist from Mexico, who are both part of the Futuros Indígenas collective. They discuss how their countries' megaprojects and big business are devastating Indigenous communities. "Green capitalism is affecting our communities. It's displacing people. It's creating violence," says Ixchíu.

WSWS (2022-11-17). Michigan Medicine worker speaks out against capitalism's COVID policy. wsws.org "This place gave me COVID, but all they talk about is he, him or that I might be gay. I agree with the pandemic being a socially criminal policy, and this happening internationally."

Jim McIlroy (2022-11-17). Socialist Alliance to contest NSW March election. greenleft.org.au Socialist Alliance will contest the NSW election in March, with a campaign focused on housing justice, cost of living pressures, health care and public transport. Jim McIlroy reports.

Mara Fridell (2022-11-17). We 8 Billions, Their $215 Trillion. socialistproject.ca As expropriative, exploitative agriculture, industry, and militarization have reduced science to dependent positivist-mechanism, human biological reproduction has expanded enormously. Narrow growth priorities have left the complex forms of reproduction required for developmental life on Earth in crisis — discounted, disrupted, and disorganized. Addressing the burgeoning crises of our times will require overthrowing the entrenched maldistribution of credit/shame and cooperation/discipline. | Within my parents' 80-year lives the world human population has trebled, from 2.5 billion to 8 billion today. Over…

WSWS (2022-11-17). World Socialist Web Site readers in North Asia support online public meeting to fight "let it rip" COVID policies. wsws.org Sunday's public meeting will outline a political perspective, including the building of independent rank-and-file committees, to unify health workers, teachers and other sections of workers in the fight for decent wages, working conditions and the elimination of COVID-19.

C.J. Hopkins (2022-11-17). The Road to Totalitarianism (Revisited). dissidentvoice.org Photo: W. Rospondek, Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp It feels like it's finally over, doesn't it, the whole "apocalyptic pandemic" thing? I mean, really, really over this time. Not like all those other times when you thought it was over, but it wasn't over, and was like the end of those Alien movies, where it seems like …

Staff (2022-11-17). Uruguay Appoints New Ambassador in Venezuela's 'Dictatorship'. orinocotribune.com On Tuesday, November 15, the president of Uruguay, Luis Lacalle Pou, confirmed that he would appoint an ambassador to Venezuela. This comes after seven years of the absence of an Uruguayan diplomat of that level in Caracas. He made the statement at a press conference in Soriano department. | Without mentioning that he had recognized former deputy Juan Guaidó's fake "interim" government and its fake diplomatic envoys to Uruguay, Lacalle Pou said, "The only thing we did was appoint an ambassador. We have an ambassador in Cuba. We have ambassadors in other countries. The military attaché never left [Venezuela]." | H…

Staff (2022-11-17). Uruguay Appoints New Ambassador in Venezuela's Dictatorship. orinocotribune.com On Tuesday, November 15, Uruguay's President, Luis Lacalle Pou, confirmed that he would appoint an ambassador to Venezuela. This is after seven years in the absence of a diplomat of that level in Caracas. | Without mentioning that he recognized former deputy Juan Guaido's fake interim government and its fake diplomatic envoys to Uruguay, the president went on to state that: "The only thing we did was appoint an ambassador. We have in Cuba. We have in other countries. The military attaché never stopped being there." The statement given at a press conference in Soriano's department. | However, Lacalle assured that…

Staff (2022-11-17). Elon Musk Twitter Purchase Furthers the Media Concentration that Harms Democracy. cepr.net The Detroit News | Hastings Tribune | ArcaMax | The Southern Illinoisan | Raleigh News & Observer | The Decatur Daily | The State | The Tri-City Herald | Miami Herald | Fort Worth Star-Telegram | Sacramento Bee | Charlotte Observer | Social media has gotten a bad name in recent years, much of it deserved, as it has played a sizable role in the spread of right-wing backwardness and even authoritarianism in much of the world. This includes,…

Fra Hughes (2022-11-17). Five Prime Ministers, Three Proxy Wars, and One Failed Economy… Welcome to Great Britain in the 22nd Century. orinocotribune.com By Fra Hughes Nov 12, 2022 | From New Labour under Blair to building Britain better under the Tories, it is now obvious we no longer live in a democracy but in a duopoly. |

| The state of the United Kingdom is in a complete mess. | From the trappings of the Empire, through two world wars and one cold war, Britain has emerged not ruling the waves but ruing the day the sun finally set on the British Empire. | The dis-United Kingdom appears to be on the brink of dissolution… through the process of regional devolution the wheels appear to be coming off the tracks, the bus has no driver and the boat…

Pip Hinman (2022-11-17). MUA calls on Svitzer to drop tugboat lock-out. greenleft.org.au Danish multinational tugboat company Svitzer has threatened to lock out workers at 17 Australian ports, rather than negotiate an enterprise agreement with the Maritime Union of Australia. Pip Hinman reports.

Brett Wilkins (2022-11-17). And This Year's 'Pharma Greed Awards' Go to… commondreams.org Protesting an event celebrating the industry, activists reminded Big Pharma that "it's disgusting that they present awards to each other titled 'driving health equity' while their actions hold back equitable access to medicines for the world's poorest."

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2022-11-18: News Headlines

WSWS (2022-11-18). The fight against war and the global expansion of the ICFI. wsws.org These remarks were delivered by Ula≈ü Ate≈üàßi to the Sixth National Congress of the Socialist Equality Party (Australia), held from September 24 to 27, 2022.

Orinoco Tribune 2 (2022-11-18). The 'Garden Versus Jungle' Worldview of the EU's Top Diplomat Is Not Only Racist, It's Delusional. orinocotribune.com By Graham Hryce Nov 13, 2022 | Josep Borrell's neocolonial comparison fails to notice the West's decline, caused by elites like him | Josep Borrell, the European Union's foreign policy and security chief, gave an important speech to the European Diplomatic Academy in Bruges, Belgium in mid-October. | Being amongst fellow members of the global elites, Borrell felt able to set out his views on the relationship between Europe and the West and other nations with an unusual degree of honesty and candour. | "Europe is a garden" declared Borrell. "We have built a garden. Everything works. It is the best combinatio…

Peter Koenig (2022-11-18). Covid Tyrannei: Offener Brief an den Schweizerischen Bundesrat. globalresearch.ca Alle Artikel von Global Research kà∂nnen in 51 Sprachen gelesen werden, indem Sie die Schaltflà§che Website àºbersetzen unterhalb desnewsauthor">Ns des Autors aktivieren. | Um den tà§glichen Newsletter von Global Research (ausgewà§hlte Artikel) zu erhalten, Folgen Sie …

Staff (2022-11-18). Declaración de la Casa de las Américas: Una cumbre neofascista en Nuestra América. cubadebate.cu Las esperanzadoras victorias de la izquierda en los últimos años en nuestra región deben ser defendidas. Nos corresponde desenmascarar todas las trampas y conjuras que amenazan los esfuerzos por expandir la justicia social y la reivindicación de los pobres de la tierra.

Orinoco Tribune 2 (2022-11-17). The Uyghurs and Anti-China Propaganda. orinocotribune.com By Christopher Black Nov 10, 2022 | On August 26th 2022 as the US-NATO directed counter-offensive against the Donbass Republics and other Ukrainian regions resisting the NATO installed Nazi friendly regime in Kiev began to take place, the NATO states, led by the United States and Britain, escalated their aggression against China. | The Donbass Republics and Russian forces broke the Kiev offensive in Kherson and inflicted heavy losses on the Kiev regime as they did in the past several days in the Kiev attack in the Kharkov region. Western propaganda was awash in claims of a Russian defeat, but they were the…

Editor (2022-11-17). Congressional Amendment Opens Floodgates for War Profiteers and a Major Ground War on Russia. scheerpost.com By Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J.S. Davis / CounterPunch If the powerful leaders of the Senate Armed Services Committee, Senators Jack Reed (D) and Jim Inhofe (R), have their way, Congress will soon invoke wartime emergency powers to build up even greater stockpiles of Pentagon weapons. The amendment is supposedly designed to facilitate replenishing the weapons the United States …

DLI (2022-11-17). On Nov. 8, U.S. voters had a "Sophie's Choice" of NeoFascist "wave" or NeoLiberal morass. indybay.org This week, the Status Quo of a "Manufactured Consent"–not "democracy"–won BIG! Even though the final tallies of some key Congressional races won't be clear for weeks, the domestic mid-term elections proved. once again, that the 2 major parties–the GOP "elephants" and the Dem "asses"–will ensure that the rancorous, chaotic and do-nothing process of domestic infighting and log-jam will continue for years to come.

_____ (2022-11-17). Italian Police Bust Azov-Tied Nazi Cell Planning Terror Attacks. popularresistance.org Italian police announced a series of raids against the neo-Nazi Order of Hagal organization. Accused of stockpiling weapons and planning terror attacks, the group has established operational ties to the Ukrainian Azov Battalion. | Five members of an Italian neo-Nazi organization known as the "Order of Hagal" were arrested on November 15th while an additional member remains wanted by authorities. He happened to be in Ukraine, fighting Russian forces alongside the Azov Battalion, which has been formally integrated into the Ukrainian military. | The "Hagal" members are accused of plotting terrorist attacks on civili…

Caitlin Johnstone (2022-11-17). US Empire Views Ukrainians And Russians As Lab Rats For Weapons Testing. thealtworld.com Listen to a reading of this article: | A surprisingly frank article by The New York Times titled " "Ukraine has become a testing ground for state-of-the-art weapons and information systems, and new ways to use them, that Western political officials and military commanders predict could shape warfare for generations to come," write's NYT's Lara Jakes. | Jakes writes that "new advances in tech…

UnitedEditor (2022-11-17). Giorgia Meloni wants an even more Atlanticist Italy. uwidata.com Which foreign policy will the new Italian government led by Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni follow? Meloni herself answered this question at the end of October, in the aftermath of Berlusconi's statements on the situation in Ukraine. "On one thing I have been, am, and will always be clear. I intend to lead a government with …

WSWS (2022-11-17). Workers Struggles: Europe, Middle East & Africa. wsws.org National teachers' 24-hour strike in Hungary over pay; Strikes across France in education sector continue, including vocational high school teachers against government "reform"; UK class struggle intensifies as postal workers, university lecturers, teachers and train drivers prepare to walk out; protests and strikes over death of Iranian Mahsa Amini at hands of police in ninth week link up with commemoration of 2019 massacre; further 24-hour public sector pay strike planned in South Africa against three percent pay offer…

WSWS (2022-11-17). Elon Musk issues ultimatum to Twitter employees: Submit to "extremely hardcore" culture, or face termination. wsws.org In a rational society, a platform like Twitter would be publicly owned, but under capitalism it has become the plaything of a single billionaire oligarch, and a fascistic buffoon to boot.

Alexander Rubinstein (2022-11-17). Blowback: Italian Police Bust Azov-tied Nazi Cell Planning Terror Attacks. globalresearch.ca

Staff (2022-11-17). At COP27 Indigenous Land Defenders from Mexico, Guatemala Warn "Green Capitalism" Creates Violence. democracynow.org We continue our coverage of the U.N. climate conference in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, by asking what Indigenous leaders at the frontlines of the climate crisis are calling for from world leaders. We speak to Andrea Ixchíu, a land defender from Guatemala, and Rosa Marina Flores Cruz, an Afro-Indigenous activist from Mexico, who are both part of the Futuros Indígenas collective. They discuss how their countries' megaprojects and big business are devastating Indigenous communities. "Green capitalism is affecting our communities. It's displacing people. It's creating violence," says Ixchíu.

WSWS (2022-11-17). Michigan Medicine worker speaks out against capitalism's COVID policy. wsws.org "This place gave me COVID, but all they talk about is he, him or that I might be gay. I agree with the pandemic being a socially criminal policy, and this happening internationally."

Amy Goodman (2022-11-17). False Corporate Solutions at COP27 Further Entrench Capitalism and Colonialism. truthout.org Democracy Now! is broadcasting live from COP27, the U.N. climate conference in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, where hundreds of activists protested outside the plenary hall Thursday to demand climate justice. We speak to two Indigenous activists and land defenders at the summit, Eriel Tchekwie Deranger and Tom Goldtooth. "It is frontline communities, land defenders and Indigenous peoples that have experienced the loss of our territories at the hands of oil and gas and extractivism," says Deranger, executive director of Indigenous Climate Action and member of the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation. "Colonialism has to be a…

Kelly Hayes (2022-11-17). Abolition Is About Escaping the Death Trap of "Normalcy" truthout.org "There's no doubt that we have to abolish the carceral state. And there's no doubt that policing and racial capitalism go hand in hand so that we can't be pursuing abolition in a capitalist context," says author and organizer Andrea Ritchie. In this episode of "Movement Memos," Ritchie and host Kelly Hayes talk about why the Democrats will not save us, the relationship between abolition and the state, and why it's so hard for most people to imagine political transformations. | Music by TRANSCRIPT: | Note: This a rush transcript and ha…

Jessica Corbett (2022-11-17). New Bernie Sanders Book to Declare: "It's OK to Be Angry About Capitalism" commondreams.org "Humane, clear-eyed, and—yes—angry, this is a vital book for our times and for our future," said publishing director Thomas Penn.

Maximillian Alvarez (2022-11-17). William Robinson: How COVID-19 will lead to a global capitalist police state. therealnews.com Capitalism was in crisis before the COVID-19 pandemic, and existing conditions of inequality, dispossession, and ecological ruin set the stage for the deadly success of the coronavirus. But how has COVID-19 changed capitalism, and where is the system headed now? The system shock of the pandemic has provoked growing resistance from the working class. At the same time, the wealthiest fraction of society has exploited the crisis of COVID-19 to accelerate their accumulation of wealth and violent dispossession of the world's majority. Professor William I. Robinson argues that humanity is now on a path towards th…

Jim McIlroy (2022-11-17). Socialist Alliance to contest NSW March election. greenleft.org.au Socialist Alliance will contest the NSW election in March, with a campaign focused on housing justice, cost of living pressures, health care and public transport. Jim McIlroy reports.

WSWS (2022-11-17). World Socialist Web Site readers in North Asia support online public meeting to fight "let it rip" COVID policies. wsws.org Sunday's public meeting will outline a political perspective, including the building of independent rank-and-file committees, to unify health workers, teachers and other sections of workers in the fight for decent wages, working conditions and the elimination of COVID-19.

C.J. Hopkins (2022-11-17). The Road to Totalitarianism (Revisited). dissidentvoice.org Photo: W. Rospondek, Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp It feels like it's finally over, doesn't it, the whole "apocalyptic pandemic" thing? I mean, really, really over this time. Not like all those other times when you thought it was over, but it wasn't over, and was like the end of those Alien movies, where it seems like …

Staff (2022-11-17). Uruguay Appoints New Ambassador in Venezuela's 'Dictatorship'. orinocotribune.com On Tuesday, November 15, the president of Uruguay, Luis Lacalle Pou, confirmed that he would appoint an ambassador to Venezuela. This comes after seven years of the absence of an Uruguayan diplomat of that level in Caracas. He made the statement at a press conference in Soriano department. | Without mentioning that he had recognized former deputy Juan Guaidó's fake "interim" government and its fake diplomatic envoys to Uruguay, Lacalle Pou said, "The only thing we did was appoint an ambassador. We have an ambassador in Cuba. We have ambassadors in other countries. The military attaché never left [Venezuela]." | H…

Staff (2022-11-17). Uruguay Appoints New Ambassador in Venezuela's Dictatorship. orinocotribune.com On Tuesday, November 15, Uruguay's President, Luis Lacalle Pou, confirmed that he would appoint an ambassador to Venezuela. This is after seven years in the absence of a diplomat of that level in Caracas. | Without mentioning that he recognized former deputy Juan Guaido's fake interim government and its fake diplomatic envoys to Uruguay, the president went on to state that: "The only thing we did was appoint an ambassador. We have in Cuba. We have in other countries. The military attaché never stopped being there." The statement given at a press conference in Soriano's department. | However, Lacalle assured that…

Staff (2022-11-17). Elon Musk Twitter Purchase Furthers the Media Concentration that Harms Democracy. cepr.net Hastings Tribune | ArcaMax | Social media has gotten a bad name in recent years, much of it deserved, as it has played a sizable role in the spread of right-wing backwardness and even authoritarianism in much of the world. This includes, most prominently, the reach and especially staying power of the most powerful politician in the world's most powerful country, Donald J. Trump. | But first, to avoid exaggeration or…

Fra Hughes (2022-11-17). Five Prime Ministers, Three Proxy Wars, and One Failed Economy… Welcome to Great Britain in the 22nd Century. orinocotribune.com By Fra Hughes Nov 12, 2022 | From New Labour under Blair to building Britain better under the Tories, it is now obvious we no longer live in a democracy but in a duopoly. |

| The state of the United Kingdom is in a complete mess. | From the trappings of the Empire, through two world wars and one cold war, Britain has emerged not ruling the waves but ruing the day the sun finally set on the British Empire. | The dis-United Kingdom appears to be on the brink of dissolution… through the process of regional devolution the wheels appear to be coming off the tracks, the bus has no driver and the boat…

Pip Hinman (2022-11-17). MUA calls on Svitzer to drop tugboat lock-out. greenleft.org.au Danish multinational tugboat company Svitzer has threatened to lock out workers at 17 Australian ports, rather than negotiate an enterprise agreement with the Maritime Union of Australia. Pip Hinman reports.

Brett Wilkins (2022-11-17). And This Year's 'Pharma Greed Awards' Go to… commondreams.org Protesting an event celebrating the industry, activists reminded Big Pharma that "it's disgusting that they present awards to each other titled 'driving health equity' while their actions hold back equitable access to medicines for the world's poorest."

WSWS (2022-11-16). The COVID-19 pandemic and the fight for socialism. wsws.org The Socialist Equality Party (UK) Congress resolution explains: "The two alternatives posed before mankind are either unending mass infection, debilitation and death, or the revolutionary overthrow of capitalism and implementation of a policy of global elimination, to end all human-to-human transmission of COVID-19."

UnitedEditor (2022-11-16). Bolivia: The right continues betting on the coup. uwidata.com By Oscar Rotundo * In Bolivia, the fascist partyocracy intends to wear down the government and promote a coup insurrection like in 2018, which led to the 2019 coup. The arrogance with which they usually operated and the contempt for the people, never permitted them to imagine that the people would return to government, dismantling …

WSWS (2022-11-16). Trump delivers fascist diatribe to announce 2024 reelection bid. wsws.org Among the police state policies Trump pledged to carry out if elected were the "removal of the illegal alien criminals," the death penalty for drug dealers, and the dispatch of National Guard troops to states and cities whose elected leaders failed to crack down on "the total breakdown of law and order."

Kalonji Changa (2022-11-16). Kevin Johnson Speaks From Death Row About His Impending Execution This Month. truthout.org The United States promotes itself as being the "leader of the free world." Yet, its legal apparatus and carceral systems have built a bloodthirsty, parasitical machine obsessed with domination, captivity and torture — under the guise of justice. This country considers itself "civilized," yet the death penalty is legal in 27 states. Like Nazi euthanasia programs that executed prisoners deemed "unworthy of life," the contemporary U.S. makes similar determinations with varied means across states, including lethal injections, the electric chair and firing squads (the last firing squad execution was that of Ronn…

Robert Reich (2022-11-16). Big midterm victories that give me hope for the future. nationofchange.org Friends, regardless of the overall outcome of the midterms, have no doubt: progressives are the future.

Herman Rosenfeld (2022-11-16). Building a labour movement to take on the billionaire class. canadiandimension.com In October 2021, 10,000 John Deere workers struck plants and warehouses in Iowa and Illinois, as well as smaller facilities in Kansas, Georgia and Colorado. Photo by Jordan Chariton/Twitter. | | Class Struggle Unionism: | Joe Burns | Haymarket, 2022 | Joe Burns' new book, Class Struggle Unionism, reads like pamphlet, with a clear call to transform the union movement in the US (although it is still applicable to Canada). The model for change is one that has deep roots in the radical socialist and anarchist traditions of working class movements from early in the 20th century that has continuously r…

Kamran Nayeri (2022-11-16). Women, Life, Liberty: A Protest Promising a Revolution to End All Oppression and Exploitation. socialistproject.ca The song Baraye (For) composed by the singer Shervin Hajipour has been described as "the anthem" of the "Women, Life, Liberty" protests in Iran. Hajipour wrote the lyrics using a collection of tweets by the protesters. Shortly after the release of Baraye, he was arrested. However, he has been released on bail. As such, the lyrics offer a random sample of what motivates some of the protesters. To keep the authenticity of these, the following is my literal English translation of the lyric, which sacrifices it musical and poetic forms. | Baraye (For): | For the sake of dancing in…

Felix Abt (2022-11-16). Everything You've Always Wanted to Know About: 'Good' Wars, 'Good' War Criminals, 'Good' Dictators, 'Good' Separatists, 'Good' Oligarchs, 'Good' Money Launderers—And Their Antitheses! globalresearch.ca

Alex Bainbridge (2022-11-16). Behind Australia's China reset. greenleft.org.au After years of bellicose anti-China rhetoric from Australian and US elites, the fact that Xi Jinping, Joe Biden and Anthony Albanese did actually meet does seem positive. Alex Bainbridge looks at what it really represents.

Binoy Kampmark (2022-11-16). The secret wars of the US empire. greenleft.org.au Since its inception, the United States has schemed to spread its power, often unbeknownst to its own citizens, writes Binoy Kampmark.

____ (2022-11-16). China further eases corporate burden with tax, fee support. ecns.cn China's tax refunds, as well as tax and fee cuts and deferrals, topped 3.7 trillion yuan (about 525.8 billion U.S. dollars) this year as of Nov. 10, as the country continued efforts to ease enterprises' burden, official data showed Wednesday.

Staff (2022-11-16). Con Filo: Necrópolis digital (+ Video). cubadebate.cu De nuestros adversarios, de la emigración en Miami que vota junto a neonazis y supremacistas blancos, de la nueva ruptura de Sabina con la Revolución cubana y, como de costumbre, de fake news, se habló en el programa Con Filo este martes.

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Orinoco Tribune 2 (2022-11-17). The Uyghurs and Anti-China Propaganda. orinocotribune.com By Christopher Black Nov 10, 2022 | On August 26th 2022 as the US-NATO directed counter-offensive against the Donbass Republics and other Ukrainian regions resisting the NATO installed Nazi friendly regime in Kiev began to take place, the NATO states, led by the United States and Britain, escalated their aggression against China. | The Donbass Republics and Russian forces broke the Kiev offensive in Kherson and inflicted heavy losses on the Kiev regime as they did in the past several days in the Kiev attack in the Kharkov region. Western propaganda was awash in claims of a Russian defeat, but they were the…

DLI (2022-11-17). On Nov. 8, U.S. voters had a "Sophie's Choice" of NeoFascist "wave" or NeoLiberal morass. indybay.org This week, the Status Quo of a "Manufactured Consent"–not "democracy"–won BIG! Even though the final tallies of some key Congressional races won't be clear for weeks, the domestic mid-term elections proved. once again, that the 2 major parties–the GOP "elephants" and the Dem "asses"–will ensure that the rancorous, chaotic and do-nothing process of domestic infighting and log-jam will continue for years to come.

UnitedEditor (2022-11-17). Giorgia Meloni wants an even more Atlanticist Italy. uwidata.com Which foreign policy will the new Italian government led by Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni follow? Meloni herself answered this question at the end of October, in the aftermath of Berlusconi's statements on the situation in Ukraine. "On one thing I have been, am, and will always be clear. I intend to lead a government with …

WSWS (2022-11-17). Elon Musk issues ultimatum to Twitter employees: Submit to "extremely hardcore" culture, or face termination. wsws.org In a rational society, a platform like Twitter would be publicly owned, but under capitalism it has become the plaything of a single billionaire oligarch, and a fascistic buffoon to boot.

WSWS (2022-11-17). Michigan Medicine worker speaks out against capitalism's COVID policy. wsws.org "This place gave me COVID, but all they talk about is he, him or that I might be gay. I agree with the pandemic being a socially criminal policy, and this happening internationally."

Staff (2022-11-17). At COP27 Indigenous Land Defenders from Mexico, Guatemala Warn "Green Capitalism" Creates Violence. democracynow.org We continue our coverage of the U.N. climate conference in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, by asking what Indigenous leaders at the frontlines of the climate crisis are calling for from world leaders. We speak to Andrea Ixchíu, a land defender from Guatemala, and Rosa Marina Flores Cruz, an Afro-Indigenous activist from Mexico, who are both part of the Futuros Indígenas collective. They discuss how their countries' megaprojects and big business are devastating Indigenous communities. "Green capitalism is affecting our communities. It's displacing people. It's creating violence," says Ixchíu.

Jim McIlroy (2022-11-17). Socialist Alliance to contest NSW March election. greenleft.org.au Socialist Alliance will contest the NSW election in March, with a campaign focused on housing justice, cost of living pressures, health care and public transport. Jim McIlroy reports.

WSWS (2022-11-17). World Socialist Web Site readers in North Asia support online public meeting to fight "let it rip" COVID policies. wsws.org Sunday's public meeting will outline a political perspective, including the building of independent rank-and-file committees, to unify health workers, teachers and other sections of workers in the fight for decent wages, working conditions and the elimination of COVID-19.

C.J. Hopkins (2022-11-17). The Road to Totalitarianism (Revisited). dissidentvoice.org Photo: W. Rospondek, Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp It feels like it's finally over, doesn't it, the whole "apocalyptic pandemic" thing? I mean, really, really over this time. Not like all those other times when you thought it was over, but it wasn't over, and was like the end of those Alien movies, where it seems like …

Staff (2022-11-17). Uruguay Appoints New Ambassador in Venezuela's Dictatorship. orinocotribune.com On Tuesday, November 15, Uruguay's President, Luis Lacalle Pou, confirmed that he would appoint an ambassador to Venezuela. This is after seven years in the absence of a diplomat of that level in Caracas. | Without mentioning that he recognized former deputy Juan Guaido's fake interim government and its fake diplomatic envoys to Uruguay, the president went on to state that: "The only thing we did was appoint an ambassador. We have in Cuba. We have in other countries. The military attaché never stopped being there." The statement given at a press conference in Soriano's department. | However, Lacalle assured that…

Pip Hinman (2022-11-17). MUA calls on Svitzer to drop tugboat lock-out. greenleft.org.au Danish multinational tugboat company Svitzer has threatened to lock out workers at 17 Australian ports, rather than negotiate an enterprise agreement with the Maritime Union of Australia. Pip Hinman reports.

WSWS (2022-11-16). The COVID-19 pandemic and the fight for socialism. wsws.org The Socialist Equality Party (UK) Congress resolution explains: "The two alternatives posed before mankind are either unending mass infection, debilitation and death, or the revolutionary overthrow of capitalism and implementation of a policy of global elimination, to end all human-to-human transmission of COVID-19."

UnitedEditor (2022-11-16). Bolivia: The right continues betting on the coup. uwidata.com By Oscar Rotundo * In Bolivia, the fascist partyocracy intends to wear down the government and promote a coup insurrection like in 2018, which led to the 2019 coup. The arrogance with which they usually operated and the contempt for the people, never permitted them to imagine that the people would return to government, dismantling …

WSWS (2022-11-16). Trump delivers fascist diatribe to announce 2024 reelection bid. wsws.org Among the police state policies Trump pledged to carry out if elected were the "removal of the illegal alien criminals," the death penalty for drug dealers, and the dispatch of National Guard troops to states and cities whose elected leaders failed to crack down on "the total breakdown of law and order."

Kalonji Changa (2022-11-16). Kevin Johnson Speaks From Death Row About His Impending Execution This Month. truthout.org The United States promotes itself as being the "leader of the free world." Yet, its legal apparatus and carceral systems have built a bloodthirsty, parasitical machine obsessed with domination, captivity and torture — under the guise of justice. This country considers itself "civilized," yet the death penalty is legal in 27 states. Like Nazi euthanasia programs that executed prisoners deemed "unworthy of life," the contemporary U.S. makes similar determinations with varied means across states, including lethal injections, the electric chair and firing squads (the last firing squad execution was that of Ronn…

Robert Reich (2022-11-16). Big midterm victories that give me hope for the future. nationofchange.org Friends, regardless of the overall outcome of the midterms, have no doubt: progressives are the future.

Herman Rosenfeld (2022-11-16). Building a labour movement to take on the billionaire class. canadiandimension.com In October 2021, 10,000 John Deere workers struck plants and warehouses in Iowa and Illinois, as well as smaller facilities in Kansas, Georgia and Colorado. Photo by Jordan Chariton/Twitter. | | Class Struggle Unionism: | Joe Burns | Haymarket, 2022 | Joe Burns' new book, Class Struggle Unionism, reads like pamphlet, with a clear call to transform the union movement in the US (although it is still applicable to Canada). The model for change is one that has deep roots in the radical socialist and anarchist traditions of working class movements from early in the 20th century that has continuously r…

Kamran Nayeri (2022-11-16). Women, Life, Liberty: A Protest Promising a Revolution to End All Oppression and Exploitation. socialistproject.ca The song Baraye (For) composed by the singer Shervin Hajipour has been described as "the anthem" of the "Women, Life, Liberty" protests in Iran. Hajipour wrote the lyrics using a collection of tweets by the protesters. Shortly after the release of Baraye, he was arrested. However, he has been released on bail. As such, the lyrics offer a random sample of what motivates some of the protesters. To keep the authenticity of these, the following is my literal English translation of the lyric, which sacrifices it musical and poetic forms. | Baraye (For): | For the sake of dancing in…

Felix Abt (2022-11-16). Everything You've Always Wanted to Know About: 'Good' Wars, 'Good' War Criminals, 'Good' Dictators, 'Good' Separatists, 'Good' Oligarchs, 'Good' Money Launderers—And Their Antitheses! globalresearch.ca

Alex Bainbridge (2022-11-16). Behind Australia's China reset. greenleft.org.au After years of bellicose anti-China rhetoric from Australian and US elites, the fact that Xi Xingping, Joe Biden and Anthony Albanese did actually meet does seem positive, argues Alex Bainbridge.

Binoy Kampmark (2022-11-16). The secret wars of the US empire. greenleft.org.au Since its inception, the United States has schemed to spread its power, often unbeknownst to its own citizens, writes Binoy Kampmark.

____ (2022-11-16). China further eases corporate burden with tax, fee support. ecns.cn China's tax refunds, as well as tax and fee cuts and deferrals, topped 3.7 trillion yuan (about 525.8 billion U.S. dollars) this year as of Nov. 10, as the country continued efforts to ease enterprises' burden, official data showed Wednesday.

Staff (2022-11-16). Con Filo: Necrópolis digital (+ Video). cubadebate.cu De nuestros adversarios, de la emigración en Miami que vota junto a neonazis y supremacistas blancos, de la nueva ruptura de Sabina con la Revolución cubana y, como de costumbre, de fake news, se habló en el programa Con Filo este martes.

Medea Benjamin, Nicolas J. S. Davies (2022-11-15). "Congressional Amendment Opens Floodgates for War Profiteers and a Major Ground War on Russia" dissidentvoice.org Senators Inhofe and Reed from the Senate Armed Services Committee Photo credit: AP If the powerful leaders of the Senate Armed Services Committee, Senators Jack Reed (D) and Jim Inhofe (R), have their way, Congress will soon invoke wartime emergency powers to build up even greater stockpiles of Pentagon weapons. The amendment is supposedly designed …

WSWS (2022-11-15). The crisis of bourgeois rule in Sri Lanka and the tasks of the SEP. wsws.org These remarks were delivered by Deepal Jayasekera to the Sixth National Congress of the Socialist Equality Party (Australia), held from September 24 to 27, 2022.

Alexander Rubinstein (2022-11-15). Blowback: Italian police bust Azov-tied Nazi cell planning terror attacks. thegrayzone.com The arrest of Italian neo-Nazis affiliated with the Ukrainian Azov Battalion highlights the terrifying potential for blowback from the Ukraine proxy war Italian police announced a series of raids against the neo-Nazi Order of Hagal organization. Accused of stockpiling weapons and planning terror attacks, the group has established operational ties to the Ukrainian Azov Battalion. Five members of an Italian neo-Nazi organization known as the "Order of Hagal" were arrested on November 15th while an additional member remains wanted by …

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-11-15). Who are the Ukrainian Integral Nationalists ? libya360.wordpress.com Thierry Meyssan Who knows the history of the Ukrainian "integral nationalists", "Nazis" according to the terminology of the Kremlin? It begins during the First World War, continues during the Second, the Cold War and continues today in modern Ukraine. Many documents have been destroyed and modern Ukraine forbids under penalty of imprisonment to mention their…

Thierry Meyssan (2022-11-15). Who are the Ukrainian integral nationalists? thealtworld.com Who knows the history of the Ukrainian "integral nationalists", "Nazis" according to the terminology of the Kremlin? It begins during the First World War, continues during the Second, the Cold War and continues today in modern Ukraine. Many documents have been destroyed and modern Ukraine forbids under penalty of imprisonment to mention their crimes. The fact remains that these people massacred at least four million of their compatriots and conceived the architecture of the Final Solution, that is, the murder of millions of people because of their real or supposed membership in the Jewish or Gypsy communities of…

Federico Fuentes (2022-11-15). Ukraine: Peace in Donbas 'requires the complete withdrawal of Russian armed forces'. greenleft.org.au Ukrainian socialist Hanna Perekhoda discusses Russia's relationship with Ukraine, the role of language in the conflict and the realities of the Donbas.

Thierry Meyssan (2022-11-15). Qui sont les nationalistes intégraux ukrainiens? thealtworld.com Qui connaàÆt l'histoire des ´ nationalistes intégraux ª ukrainiens, des ´ nazis ª selon la terminologie du Kremlin ? Elle commence durant la Première guerre mondiale, se poursuit durant la Seconde, la Guerre froide et continue aujourd'hui dans l'Ukraine moderne. De nombreux documents ont été détruits et l'Ukraine moderne interdit sous peine de prison d'évoquer leurs crimes. Il n'en reste pas moins que ces gens ont massacré au moins quatre millions de leurs compatriotes et ont conàßu l'architecture de la solution finale, c'est-à -dire l'assassinat de millions de personnes au motif…

Anonymous103 (2022-11-15). In Video: Ukrainian Nazi Describes How He Killed Civilians In Mariupol. southfront.org

Morning Star (2022-11-15). Police attack anti-fascists during Nazi march in Poland. peoplesworld.org Polish opposition politicians condemned police this weekend for detaining anti-fascist counter-protesters on Friday while ignoring Nazi symbols at the annual far right-led "Independence Day" march through Warsaw. And the American Jewish Committee raised the alarm at events in Krakow, where an Independence Day rally speaker talked about burning Jews and the crowd chanted: "Down with …

Ben Radford (2022-11-15). Gustavo Petro, Nicolás Maduro at COP27: 'Capitalism will not cure the climate crisis'. greenleft.org.au Latin American leaders have used COP27 in Egypt to highlight the global capitalist system as the cause of the climate crisis and demand that rich countries take meaningful action, reports Ben Radford.

Suitbert Cechura, Guido Speckmann (2022-11-15). Who can afford capitalism anymore? and Why are prices rising? indybay.org When the state now debates the need to create relief packages for employees, pensioners, unemployment benefit recipients, trainees and families, this is official confirmation that the result of wage labor is also poverty. The majority of citizens, however, find themselves in a dual role in the market economy: as workers & as King Customer, they are supposed to buy, to return the money.

WSWS (2022-11-15). The escalating class struggle in Britain and the tasks of the Socialist Equality Party. wsws.org British and world capitalism faces an economic, social and political crisis that increasingly assumes revolutionary dimensions.

WSWS (2022-11-15). "A way to tell the story of how the United States operates in the world": An interview with Jonathan M. Katz, author of Gangsters of Capitalism: Smedley Butler, the Marines, and the Making and Breaking of America's Empire. wsws.org Through recounting Butler's life and military career, Katz offers a brief but indelible history of the emergence of American imperialism in the first decades of the 20th century.

WSWS (2022-11-15). FTX collapse: A damning exposure of the criminality of capitalism. wsws.org The fraudulent operations of the FTX crypto exchange would not have even made it to first base had it not been for the promotion it received from top levels of the media, political, financial, and even sporting establishment.

Robert Reich (2022-11-15). This one thing may stop Trump from running for re-election. nationofchange.org Far-right politicians are dragging America back to the 19th century.

_____ (2022-11-15). How Workers And Socialists Are Responding To A Workplace Death. popularresistance.org Earlier this month, workers in South Korea launched a campaign for workplace safety against one of the country's largest food manufacturers, SPC Group. Following the workplace death of a 23-year-old woman at one of SPC's factories, a consumer-led boycott of the company's products quickly developed within the country. Revolutionary socialists are playing an important role intervening with an emphasis on organizing the working class. | On October 15, during a graveyard shift at an SPC factory in Pyeongtaek, Gyeonggi province, a 23-year-old woman working at the factory was caught in a sauce mixer she was operating a…

Fight Back (2022-11-15). Red Theory: Socialism and bourgeois right. fightbacknews.org The task of socialism is to transition from capitalist society to communist society, from a society ruled by and for the rich, based on exploitation and oppression, to a society without classes and without exploitation and oppression. When the working class takes power and expropriates the wealth and power of the capitalist class, the dictatorship of the proletariat will have to eliminate the contradictions carried over from capitalist society in a planned, thoroughgoing, and step-by-step way. One of the most important tasks of the socialist state is the elimination of what Marx called "bourgeois right." We alrea…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-11-15). China is Not an Enemy of Africa. libya360.wordpress.com (Playlist of the complete interview) If the West really thinks China helping Africa to gain influence is a bad thing, the best thing it can do is help Africa even more. President of the Socialist Party of Zambia, Fred M'membe, and the convener of the Socialist Movement of Ghana, Kyeretwie Opoku share with us an…

Ontario Health Coalition (2022-11-15). Health Coalition Kicks off Campaign to Save Public Hospitals. socialistproject.ca The Ontario Health Coalition released a brief on October 26 charging that the Doug Ford government lied to the public about its privatization of Ontario's public hospital services. The Coalition reported that the Ford government significantly increased funding to private clinics while at the same time denying that they were expanding the private clinics. The denials were made in written and verbal statements to media across Ontario in the months leading into the election. | In addition, the Coalition reports, after outright denial of their plans to privatize prior to the provincial election, as soon as the ele…

Caitlin Johnstone (2022-11-15). Thoughts That Should Probably Occur More Often. thealtworld.com Listen to a reading of this article: | I wonder if my own government is being truthful about its actions in that part of the world? | I wonder if my own government is in the wrong on this issue? | I wonder if the news media are telling the truth right now? | I wonder if the news media tell the truth about things generally? | I wonder if the "Evil Dictators versus Virtuous Liberal Democracies" framework I've been taught by teachers, pundits and politicians is the most accurate lens through which to view world events? | Could I have been deceived about the way my government operates, at home and abroad? | Is it…

_____ (2022-11-15). Making The Painful History Of Maryland Lynchings More Visible. popularresistance.org Maryland – No matter how gigantic or modest, memorials and monuments retain a certain power that we can feel when we encounter them. There are remnants of demolished workhouses in Western Ireland, worn down to lumps of stone foundations, that would go unrecognized if not for a good tour guide pointing them out. And there are specially designed architectural and immersive experiences like Berlin's holocaust memorial, whose concrete blocks rise and tower over you the deeper you descend into the stark grid. | The Equal Justice Initiative's National Memorial for Peace and Justice in Montgomery, Alabama, produces a si…

_____ (2022-11-15). Why Does the Queen of the EU Really Demand Our Solidarity? journal-neo.org No, she's not simply an idiot. Nor do the Hansiatic elites consider us to be so stupid. The nuclear dystopia or frozen future we may all soon experience is all about economics. So, they have us over a barrel, so to speak. Since they control the distribution of energy, which is the only true measure …

World Beyond War (2022-11-15). The USA's Military Empire: A Visual Database. World Beyond War. globalresearch.ca

____ (2022-11-15). Beijing stock exchange marks 1st anniversary. ecns.cn As of November 11, the exchange had 123 listed companies, of which SMEs accounted for 77 percent and private enterprises for 86 percent.

Mauro Alcócer Hurtado (2022-11-15). La lucha contra el fascismo en Bolivia. globalizacion.ca El gobierno está manejando este momento de crisis con preocupantes muestras de dubitaciones y debilidad. Hace meses los dirigentes de la élite burguesa de Santa Cruz, el Gobernador Luis Fernando Camacho y el presidente del ultraconservador Comité Cívico, Rómulo Calvo,…

Jovanni Reyes (2022-11-15). Puerto Rico: The Gibraltar of the Caribbean and Launchpad for Empire. fpif.org The archipelago of Puerto Rico is the Ever since Columbus set foot on what's believed to have been the northwest coastline of Borikén in November 1493, Puerto Rico has belonged to some colonial power. The Spanish called the archipelago "la llave de las Antillas," the key to the Antilles, because of its geostrategic location. Spain set up "Fort" Puerto Rico as their first line of defense to protect their vast American dominions and fend off European competitors with the construction of…

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2022-11-16: News Headlines

WSWS (2022-11-16). Trump delivers fascist diatribe to announce 2024 reelection bid. wsws.org Among the police state policies Trump pledged to carry out if elected were the "removal of the illegal alien criminals," the death penalty for drug dealers, and the dispatch of National Guard troops to states and cities whose elected leaders failed to crack down on "the total breakdown of law and order."

DLI (2022-11-16). On Nov. 8, U.S. voters had a "Sophie's Choice" of NeoFascist "wave" or NeoLiberal morass. indybay.org This week, the Status Quo of a "Manufactured Consent"–not "democracy"–won BIG! Even though the final tallies of some key Congressional races won't be clear for weeks, the domestic mid-term elections proved. once again, that the 2 major parties–the GOP "elephants" and the Dem "asses"–will ensure that the rancorous, chaotic and do-nothing process of domestic infighting and log-jam will continue for years to come.

Herman Rosenfeld (2022-11-16). Building a labour movement to take on the billionaire class. canadiandimension.com In October 2021, 10,000 John Deere workers struck plants and warehouses in Iowa and Illinois, as well as smaller facilities in Kansas, Georgia and Colorado. Photo by Jordan Chariton/Twitter. | | Class Struggle Unionism: | Joe Burns | Haymarket, 2022 | Joe Burns' new book, Class Struggle Unionism, reads like pamphlet, with a clear call to transform the union movement in the US (although it is still applicable to Canada). The model for change is one that has deep roots in the radical socialist and anarchist traditions of working class movements from early in the 20th century that has continuously r…

Felix Abt (2022-11-16). Everything You've Always Wanted to Know About: 'Good' Wars, 'Good' War Criminals, 'Good' Dictators, 'Good' Separatists, 'Good' Oligarchs, 'Good' Money Launderers—And Their Antitheses! globalresearch.ca

Alex Bainbridge (2022-11-16). Behind Australia's China reset. greenleft.org.au After years of bellicose anti-China rhetoric from Australian and US elites, the fact that Xi Xingping, Joe Biden and Anthony Albanese did actually meet does seem positive, argues Alex Bainbridge.

Binoy Kampmark (2022-11-16). The secret wars of the US empire. greenleft.org.au Since its inception, the United States has schemed to spread its power, often unbeknownst to its own citizens, writes Binoy Kampmark.

____ (2022-11-16). China further eases corporate burden with tax, fee support. ecns.cn China's tax refunds, as well as tax and fee cuts and deferrals, topped 3.7 trillion yuan (about 525.8 billion U.S. dollars) this year as of Nov. 10, as the country continued efforts to ease enterprises' burden, official data showed Wednesday.

Staff (2022-11-16). Con Filo: Necrópolis digital (+ Video). cubadebate.cu De nuestros adversarios, de la emigración en Miami que vota junto a neonazis y supremacistas blancos, de la nueva ruptura de Sabina con la Revolución cubana y, como de costumbre, de fake news, se habló en el programa Con Filo este martes.

Morning Star (2022-11-15). Police attack anti-fascists during Nazi march in Poland. peoplesworld.org Polish opposition politicians condemned police this weekend for detaining anti-fascist counter-protesters on Friday while ignoring Nazi symbols at the annual far right-led "Independence Day" march through Warsaw. And the American Jewish Committee raised the alarm at events in Krakow, where an Independence Day rally speaker talked about burning Jews and the crowd chanted: "Down with …

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-11-15). Who are the Ukrainian Integral Nationalists ? libya360.wordpress.com Thierry Meyssan Who knows the history of the Ukrainian "integral nationalists", "Nazis" according to the terminology of the Kremlin? It begins during the First World War, continues during the Second, the Cold War and continues today in modern Ukraine. Many documents have been destroyed and modern Ukraine forbids under penalty of imprisonment to mention their…

Alexander Rubinstein (2022-11-15). Blowback: Italian police bust Azov-tied Nazi cell planning terror attacks. thegrayzone.com The arrest of Italian neo-Nazis affiliated with the Ukrainian Azov Battalion highlights the terrifying potential for blowback from the Ukraine proxy war Italian police announced a series of raids against the neo-Nazi Order of Hagal organization. Accused of stockpiling weapons and planning terror attacks, the group has established operational ties to the Ukrainian Azov Battalion. Five members of an Italian neo-Nazi organization known as the "Order of Hagal" were arrested on November 15th while an additional member remains wanted by …

Anonymous103 (2022-11-15). In Video: Ukrainian Nazi Describes How He Killed Civilians In Mariupol. southfront.org

Thierry Meyssan (2022-11-15). Who are the Ukrainian integral nationalists? thealtworld.com Who knows the history of the Ukrainian "integral nationalists", "Nazis" according to the terminology of the Kremlin? It begins during the First World War, continues during the Second, the Cold War and continues today in modern Ukraine. Many documents have been destroyed and modern Ukraine forbids under penalty of imprisonment to mention their crimes. The fact remains that these people massacred at least four million of their compatriots and conceived the architecture of the Final Solution, that is, the murder of millions of people because of their real or supposed membership in the Jewish or Gypsy communities of…

WSWS (2022-11-15). The escalating class struggle in Britain and the tasks of the Socialist Equality Party. wsws.org British and world capitalism faces an economic, social and political crisis that increasingly assumes revolutionary dimensions.

Ben Radford (2022-11-15). Gustavo Petro, Nicolás Maduro at COP27: 'Capitalism will not cure the climate crisis'. greenleft.org.au Latin American leaders have used COP27 in Egypt to highlight the global capitalist system as the cause of the climate crisis and demand that rich countries take meaningful action, reports Ben Radford.

Suitbert Cechura, Guido Speckmann (2022-11-15). Who can afford capitalism anymore? and Why are prices rising? indybay.org When the state now debates the need to create relief packages for employees, pensioners, unemployment benefit recipients, trainees and families, this is official confirmation that the result of wage labor is also poverty. The majority of citizens, however, find themselves in a dual role in the market economy: as workers & as King Customer, they are supposed to buy, to return the money.

WSWS (2022-11-15). "A way to tell the story of how the United States operates in the world": An interview with Jonathan M. Katz, author of Gangsters of Capitalism: Smedley Butler, the Marines, and the Making and Breaking of America's Empire. wsws.org Through recounting Butler's life and military career, Katz offers a brief but indelible history of the emergence of American imperialism in the first decades of the 20th century.

WSWS (2022-11-15). FTX collapse: A damning exposure of the criminality of capitalism. wsws.org The fraudulent operations of the FTX crypto exchange would not have even made it to first base had it not been for the promotion it received from top levels of the media, political, financial, and even sporting establishment.

Robert Reich (2022-11-15). This one thing may stop Trump from running for re-election. nationofchange.org Far-right politicians are dragging America back to the 19th century.

WSWS (2022-11-15). The crisis of bourgeois rule in Sri Lanka and the tasks of the SEP. wsws.org These remarks were delivered by Deepal Jayasekera to the Sixth National Congress of the Socialist Equality Party (Australia), held from September 24 to 27, 2022.

Federico Fuentes (2022-11-15). Ukraine: Peace in Donbas 'requires the complete withdrawal of Russian armed forces'. greenleft.org.au Ukrainian socialist Hanna Perekhoda discusses Russia's relationship with Ukraine, the role of language in the conflict and the realities of the Donbas.

Fight Back (2022-11-15). Red Theory: Socialism and bourgeois right. fightbacknews.org The task of socialism is to transition from capitalist society to communist society, from a society ruled by and for the rich, based on exploitation and oppression, to a society without classes and without exploitation and oppression. When the working class takes power and expropriates the wealth and power of the capitalist class, the dictatorship of the proletariat will have to eliminate the contradictions carried over from capitalist society in a planned, thoroughgoing, and step-by-step way. One of the most important tasks of the socialist state is the elimination of what Marx called "bourgeois right." We alrea…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-11-15). China is Not an Enemy of Africa. libya360.wordpress.com (Playlist of the complete interview) If the West really thinks China helping Africa to gain influence is a bad thing, the best thing it can do is help Africa even more. President of the Socialist Party of Zambia, Fred M'membe, and the convener of the Socialist Movement of Ghana, Kyeretwie Opoku share with us an…

_____ (2022-11-15). How Workers And Socialists Are Responding To A Workplace Death. popularresistance.org Earlier this month, workers in South Korea launched a campaign for workplace safety against one of the country's largest food manufacturers, SPC Group. Following the workplace death of a 23-year-old woman at one of SPC's factories, a consumer-led boycott of the company's products quickly developed within the country. Revolutionary socialists are playing an important role intervening with an emphasis on organizing the working class. | On October 15, during a graveyard shift at an SPC factory in Pyeongtaek, Gyeonggi province, a 23-year-old woman working at the factory was caught in a sauce mixer she was operating a…

Caitlin Johnstone (2022-11-15). Thoughts That Should Probably Occur More Often. thealtworld.com Listen to a reading of this article: | I wonder if my own government is being truthful about its actions in that part of the world? | I wonder if my own government is in the wrong on this issue? | I wonder if the news media are telling the truth right now? | I wonder if the news media tell the truth about things generally? | I wonder if the "Evil Dictators versus Virtuous Liberal Democracies" framework I've been taught by teachers, pundits and politicians is the most accurate lens through which to view world events? | Could I have been deceived about the way my government operates, at home and abroad? | Is it…

_____ (2022-11-15). Making The Painful History Of Maryland Lynchings More Visible. popularresistance.org Maryland – No matter how gigantic or modest, memorials and monuments retain a certain power that we can feel when we encounter them. There are remnants of demolished workhouses in Western Ireland, worn down to lumps of stone foundations, that would go unrecognized if not for a good tour guide pointing them out. And there are specially designed architectural and immersive experiences like Berlin's holocaust memorial, whose concrete blocks rise and tower over you the deeper you descend into the stark grid. | The Equal Justice Initiative's National Memorial for Peace and Justice in Montgomery, Alabama, produces a si…

_____ (2022-11-15). Why Does the Queen of the EU Really Demand Our Solidarity? journal-neo.org No, she's not simply an idiot. Nor do the Hansiatic elites consider us to be so stupid. The nuclear dystopia or frozen future we may all soon experience is all about economics. So, they have us over a barrel, so to speak. Since they control the distribution of energy, which is the only true measure …

World Beyond War (2022-11-15). The USA's Military Empire: A Visual Database. World Beyond War. globalresearch.ca

____ (2022-11-15). Beijing stock exchange marks 1st anniversary. ecns.cn As of November 11, the exchange had 123 listed companies, of which SMEs accounted for 77 percent and private enterprises for 86 percent.

Medea Benjamin, Nicolas J. S. Davies (2022-11-15). "Congressional Amendment Opens Floodgates for War Profiteers and a Major Ground War on Russia" dissidentvoice.org Senators Inhofe and Reed from the Senate Armed Services Committee Photo credit: AP If the powerful leaders of the Senate Armed Services Committee, Senators Jack Reed (D) and Jim Inhofe (R), have their way, Congress will soon invoke wartime emergency powers to build up even greater stockpiles of Pentagon weapons. The amendment is supposedly designed …

Mauro Alcócer Hurtado (2022-11-15). La lucha contra el fascismo en Bolivia. globalizacion.ca El gobierno está manejando este momento de crisis con preocupantes muestras de dubitaciones y debilidad. Hace meses los dirigentes de la élite burguesa de Santa Cruz, el Gobernador Luis Fernando Camacho y el presidente del ultraconservador Comité Cívico, Rómulo Calvo,…

Thierry Meyssan (2022-11-15). Qui sont les nationalistes intégraux ukrainiens? thealtworld.com Qui connaàÆt l'histoire des ´ nationalistes intégraux ª ukrainiens, des ´ nazis ª selon la terminologie du Kremlin ? Elle commence durant la Première guerre mondiale, se poursuit durant la Seconde, la Guerre froide et continue aujourd'hui dans l'Ukraine moderne. De nombreux documents ont été détruits et l'Ukraine moderne interdit sous peine de prison d'évoquer leurs crimes. Il n'en reste pas moins que ces gens ont massacré au moins quatre millions de leurs compatriotes et ont conàßu l'architecture de la solution finale, c'est-à -dire l'assassinat de millions de personnes au motif…

Jovanni Reyes (2022-11-15). Puerto Rico: The Gibraltar of the Caribbean and Launchpad for Empire. fpif.org The archipelago of Puerto Rico is the Ever since Columbus set foot on what's believed to have been the northwest coastline of Borikén in November 1493, Puerto Rico has belonged to some colonial power. The Spanish called the archipelago "la llave de las Antillas," the key to the Antilles, because of its geostrategic location. Spain set up "Fort" Puerto Rico as their first line of defense to protect their vast American dominions and fend off European competitors with the construction of…

WSWS (2022-11-14). The US midterm elections and the ongoing threat of fascism. wsws.org Trump's fate remains uncertain. All indications are that he intends to fight any attempt to dethrone him from within the GOP. But one thing is certain: the Republicans and the Democrats will lurch further to the right in the aftermath of the elections.

_____ (2022-11-14). Miko Peled: 'The Danger To Palestinians Has Never Been So Severe'. popularresistance.org The recent elections by the Israeli State will likely bring to power what author and activist Miko Peled calls "the most openly fascist government" in the Occupied Palestinian Territories. Peled wrote about Netanyahu, a known war criminal who was re-elected as Prime Minister, in Mintpress News. In this interview on Clearing the FOG, Peled explains why the danger to Palestinians has never been greater and why international action to end the occupation is critical. He discusses the rise of the far right, the escalation of violent attacks on Palestinians, retaliation against Palestinian journalists and activists, in…

Sonali Kolhatkar (2022-11-14). Democrats didn't win—they simply held the line. nationofchange.org Yes, it was a relief that increasingly fascist Republicans didn't sweep the midterms. But our democratic standards cannot fall so low as to accept a split Congress.

WSWS (2022-11-14). 230 refugees land in France as spat with Italy sparks EU diplomatic crisis. wsws.org After three weeks stranded at sea as Italy's neo-fascist government refused multiple requests to dock, 230 refugees rescued by Ocean Viking disembarked in France.

_____ (2022-11-14). America's Leaders Are A Danger To The World. popularresistance.org In the months of July and September 1940 the French historian and future resistance fighter Marc Bloch, who fought in World War I and World War II, wrote a short book called L'Étrange Défaite or Strange Defeat. It was a searing condemnation of the French high command and political class which was responsible for the humiliating defeat and disintegration of the French army with the Nazi invasion of France. Bloch, who went underground to fight the Nazi occupiers, was executed by the Gestapo in 1944. | Bloch's book, published after the war, was the model for historian Andrew Bacevich's book After the Apocalypse. Bac…

Rishika Pardikar (2022-11-14). Does Post-Nazi Germany Hold The Secret To Climate Reparations? levernews.com

Ian Angus (2022-11-14). Ecosocialist Bookshelf, November 2022. greenleft.org.au Climate and Capitalism editor Ian Angus presents six new books for reds and greens.

WSWS (2022-11-14). Socialist Equality Party (UK) holds Sixth National Congress. wsws.org The party's sixth congress was held under conditions of an extraordinary political, economic and social crisis gripping British and world capitalism.

Robert Reich (2022-11-14). Going on Offense After a Defensive Victory. commondreams.org This was not a change election. It was a stability election.

Editor (2022-11-14). 'Red Valkyries: Feminist Lessons from Five Revolutionary Women' by Kristen Ghodsee — Review. mronline.org In exploring the lives of the revolutionary socialist feminists of the past, Red Valkyries demonstrates the value and importance of feminism in the 21st century, argues Rachel Collett…

Jacob Andrewartha (2022-11-14). How can we help the Iranian revolution from Australia? greenleft.org.au Socialist Alliance supports the current inspiring uprising across Iran, led by young women. Jacob Andrewartha argues Australia can do more to help.

WSWS (2022-11-14). Obituary: Australian Socialist Equality Party member Virginia Grenfell (May 2, 1953—November 11, 2022). wsws.org A Socialist Equality Party member for 15 years, Virginia was 69 years old when she succumbed to an aggressive, inoperable and untreatable cancer, only three months after receiving the diagnosis.

WSWS (2022-11-14). Obituary: Australian Socialist Equality Party member Virginia Grenfell (May 2, 1953—November 8, 2022). wsws.org A Socialist Equality Party member for 15 years, Virginia was 69 years old when she succumbed to an aggressive, inoperable and untreatable cancer, only three months after receiving the diagnosis.

WSWS (2022-11-14). Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez praises Biden, defends war against Russia, and attacks socialist critics in interview with The Intercept. wsws.org On November 9 and 10, The Intercept published a two-part, long-form interview with Democratic Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, which is the latest iteration of the pro-imperialist politics of Max Shachtman and Michael Harrington.

____ (2022-11-14). So-called "democracy versus authoritarianism" narrative not defining feature of today's world, says Xi. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping said Monday that the so-called "democracy versus authoritarianism" narrative is not the defining feature of today's world, still less does it represent the trend of the times.

_____ (2022-11-14). Surovikin's Difficult Choice. strategic-culture.org Russia Abandons Kherson | By Big SERGE | In January, 1944, the newly reconstituted German Sixth Army found itself in an operationally cataclysmic situation in the southern bend of the Dnieper River, in the area of Krivoi Rog and Nikopol. The Germans occupied a dangerous salient, jutting out precariously into the Red Army's lines. Vulnerable on two awkward flanks, and facing an enemy with superiority in manpower and firepower, any general worth his salt would have sought to withdraw as soon as possible. In this case, however, Hitler insisted that the Wehrmacht hold the salient, because the region was Germany's las…

____ (2022-11-14). Let's Be Clear: If WW3 Happens It Will Be the Result of Choices Made by the US Empire. transcend.org 7 Nov 2022 – The commander of the US nuclear arsenal has stated unequivocally that the war in Ukraine is just a warmup exercise for a much larger conflict that's already in the mail.

Dana Sanchez (2022-11-14). FTX Files For Bankruptcy: How Alameda And FTX Blew Up Defending The $22 Price Floor For FTT Coin. moguldom.com FTT, the token at the heart of Sam Bankman-Fried's collapsed crypto exchange and trading empire, peaked at around $78 in September 2021 but its founder was unable to sustain interest in a potential firesale last week at $22 a coin, triggering a selloff that ended in a bankruptcy filing. The native token of the FTX …

Chris Jenkins (2022-11-14). WA nurses fight for a real wage rise. greenleft.org.au Members of the Australian Nursing Federation Western Australia will start day long work stoppages on November 17 as part of its enterprise bargaining agreement negotiations with the WA Labor government. Chris Jenkins reports.

Medea Benjamin, Nicolas J.S. Davies (2022-11-14). Reed/Inhofe Amendment Would Open Floodgates for War Profiteers. commondreams.org And possibly signals a major ground war against Russia.

Medea Benjamin (2022-11-14). Congressional Amendment Opens Floodgates for War Profiteers and a Major Ground War on Russia. globalresearch.ca

Aram Aharonian (2022-11-14). El nuevo capitalismo de plataformas y vigilancia, øEl adiós a la esperanza? globalizacion.ca El contexto de la pandemia de la covid-19 creó las condiciones adecuadas para disponer de un marco institucional y normativo capaz de modificar las mentalidades, costumbres y valores de nuestras sociedades, impulsando nuevos deseos, hábitos y valores, pero, sobre todo,…

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