Daily Archives: January 10, 2023

2023-01-10: News Headlines

teleSUR, MER (2023-01-10). Presidente de Nicaragua advierte sobre el fascismo en el mundo. telesurtv.net El mandatario de Nicaragua aseguró que así como se defiende la paz, también se debe defender la justicia.

Anonymous Contributor (2023-01-10). Fighting Fascism from the Age of Reagan to the Present. itsgoingdown.org

Labor Video Project (2023-01-10). Fascist Coup & Lessons For Brazilian Working Class With Fabio Bosco of Conlutas Union Fed. indybay.org Fabio Bosco and transit worker from Sao Paulo and with the independent Conlutas trade union federation reports on the results of the attempted coup in Brazil and what this means for the working class.

Codepink (2023-01-10). CODEPINK Rejects Attempted Coup against Brazil's Democracy! dissidentvoice.org CODEPINK is appalled and outraged at the attempted coup in Brazil that took place on January 8 by supporters of former president Jair Bolsonaro. Emulating the January 6 U.S. Capitol attack, fascist and extreme-right groups stormed Brazil's Congress, Supreme Court and presidential offices to subvert the constitutional order and call for a military intervention. The …

Atilio A. Boron (2023-01-10). Brasil — Crónica de un ensayo anunciado. globalizacion.ca En este artículo el autor analiza 'el clima de esta época', en la que la intentona golpista en Brasil es el resultado de un acontecimiento largamente preparado y en sintonía con la estrategia neofascista internacional. | Lo ocurrido en Brasil es…

Juraima Almeida (2023-01-10). El terror fascista y golpista sigue estremeciendo Brasil. globalizacion.ca Miles de seguidores del ultraderchista expresidente de Brasil Jair Bolsonaro sumieron el domingo al país en la crisis más grave desde el fin de la dictadura militar hace 38 años. Una multitud de bolsonaristas asaltó las sedes del Congreso, del…

WSWS (2023-01-10). The fascist storming of Brasilia: A warning to the working class. wsws.org The organizers of the fascist assault in Brasilia are deeply entrenched in the state and especially in the military.

Marc Saxer, Rainer Hank (2023-01-10). Battle for Social Democracy and Unfettered Capitalism. indybay.org Two opposing schools of thought face each other at the sickbed: neoliberalism and social democracy. But didn't the death-bells of neoliberalism ring in the course of the financial market crisis? Were not neoliberals unmasked as charlatans who first caused the whole mess with their deregulation medicine?

WSWS (2023-01-10). New Zealand: Reject sellout of Wellington rail workers! wsws.org The Socialist Equality Group calls on rail workers in Wellington to reject the sellout agreement presented by the Rail and Maritime Transport Union, which constitutes a real wage cut, and to form a rank-and-file committee independent of the pro-capitalist union.

Dean Baker (2023-01-10). The Good and Better News About the Economy. cepr.net Everyone who carefully follows the news about the economy knows that we are in the middle of the Second Great Depression. On the other hand, those who read less news, but deal with things like jobs, wages, and bills probably think the economy is pretty damn good. We got more evidence on the pretty damn …

ecns.cn (2023-01-10). China's border reopening significant for Singapore: Health Minister. ecns.cn China's borders reopening is an important milestone for the world to fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, and also what many countries, industries, enterprises, families, and people have long expected, manifesting a significant stage for Singapore, said Ong Ye Kung, Singapore's Minister for Health on Monday.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2023-01-09). The Bubble of Prejudice vs the Light of Hope in China's COVID Fight. libya360.wordpress.com Editorial Comment: I have only praise for China's response to Covid and their commitment to internationalism. My condemnation of Covid policies has been solely directed at Western nations (and the faux left supporting fascism and imperialism) that have exploited the pandemic to further anti-democratic agendas, extensively violate human rights, and promote dangerous escalations of military…

Antonio C.S. Rosa (2023-01-09). With Echoes of Jan. 6, Thousands of Bolsonaro Supporters Storm Presidential Offices. transcend.org 9 Jan 2023 – "The insurrection in Brazil can be directly tied to Trump and the Republicans' emboldening of fascism and violent extremism," said one progressive U.S. lawmaker. Lula was in Sà£o Paulo at the time of the attack and Congress was not in session.

Sarah Anderson (2023-01-09). For Lula, Fighting Against Fascism and For Economic Justice is Nothing New. inequality.org

Editor (2023-01-09). Honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King: Unite to fight racism, fascism and war. mronline.org Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. famously said in 1967, "The bombs dropped on Vietnam explode at home." Malcolm X expressed something similar when he said, "Chickens come home to roost."

Antonio C.S. Rosa (2023-01-09). Brazil Protests: Lula Vows to Punish 'Neo-Fascists' after Bolsonaro Supporters Storm Congress. transcend.org 9 Jan 2023 – President tours scene of riot and orders federal government to take control of policing in capital Brasília as extremists refuse to accept his presidency.

Antonio C.S. Rosa (2023-01-09). U.S. Spreads Misery across the Globe Imposing Sanctions on a Third of Humanity. transcend.org The U.S. may try piously to defend sanctions as a 'response to foreign tyranny,' but they are really a pretext to steal foreign bank accounts and cripple commercial rivals of U.S. corporations–a true fascist tyranny.

C.J. Atkins (2023-01-09). Bolsonaro supporters execute Jan. 6-style fascist coup attempt in Brazil. peoplesworld.org In a scene reminiscent of the Trump coup attempt of Jan. 6, 2021, supporters of defeated Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro tried to pull off their own overthrow of democracy on Sunday by storming the Congress, the Supreme Court, and the presidential palace. Thousands of right-wing demonstrators muscled their way past light security in the capital …

José Luis Granados Ceja (2023-01-09). Venezuela's Maduro Denounces 'Neo-Fascist' Coup Attempt in Brazil. venezuelanalysis.com The Brasilia events could lead to a long destabilization campaign by right-wing forces as has been done by their counterparts in Venezuela and Bolivia.

One People's Project (2023-01-09). Alex Stokes Should Not Be in Prison. itsgoingdown.org Report from One People's Project about the case of antifascist prisoner, Alex Stokes, who faces 20 years for defending counter-protesters on January 6th in Albany, New York. On Friday, many in the nation observed the second anniversary of what might have been the biggest threat to democracy since perhaps the Civil War: the Insurrection at…

Editor (2023-01-09). Stop fascist coup in Brazil &#1 ; an editorial. workers.org Just a week after the inauguration of Brazil's newly elected and former President Luis Ignacio "Lula" da Silva, a pro-fascist mob attempted Jan. 8, 2023, to provoke a military coup against his government, by attacking key government buildings in Brasilia, the capital. As of the morning of Jan. 9, this . . . |

WSWS (2023-01-09). Fascists storm Brazilian government buildings two years after attempted coup at US Capitol. wsws.org Sunday's events mark a new stage in the explosive political crisis in Brazil and throughout Latin America.

WSWS (2023-01-09). Netanyahu's far right government plans political control over Israel's judiciary. wsws.org The proposed legislation paves the way for the government, made up of fascistic, ultra-nationalist and religious forces, to assume dictatorial powers.

infobrics (2023-01-09). Ukrainian forces provoke Russia despite Moscow's effort for religious armistice. infobrics.org Kiev's rejection of Christmas truce shows that the neo-Nazi regime does not want any type of dialogue.

_____ (2023-01-09). Tanks for the Memories!.. German and NATO Tanks to Roll in Ukraine. strategic-culture.org German, American and French tanks are supporting a regime that openly glorifies its Nazi collaborators. They say history never repeats exactly. It certainly rhymes though. | German tanks rolling into Ukraine to fight Russian troops would have seemed an unbelievable scenario given the dreadful history of World War Two. Yet that scenario is where the NATO proxy war against Moscow is headed. The development has the disturbing echo of Operation Barbarossa when the Nazi Wehrmacht launched its offensive on the Soviet Union in 1941. | Instead of Panzer Tiger tanks, we will see German Marder "fighting vehicles" trundling…

Antonio C.S. Rosa (2023-01-09). Brazil's Lula: "Join Us in a Great Collective Effort against Inequality" transcend.org 6 Jan 2023 – In a landmark inauguration speech, President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva lays out his agenda for a more just Brazil and a new internationalism.

Editor (2023-01-09). Free Speech and Academic Freedom in the American Corporate University. scheerpost.com By David Schultz / CounterPunch Free speech and academic freedom are under attack in American higher education. From the right the allegation is that wokeness and political correctness have taken over, articulating a political agenda that is anti-white, anti-Christian, anti-capitalism, and pro LGBTQ. From the left the indictment is that schools continue to replicate stereotypes …

Federico Fuentes (2023-01-09). Brazil: Socialists say 'Stop the coup offensive' as extreme right protesters storm Congress. greenleft.org.au Brazil's Socialism and Liberty Party has condemned the invasion by former far-right president Jair Bolsonaro supporters of the country's National Congress, arguing it "represents an attempted coup d'état", reports Federico Fuentes.

_____ (2023-01-09). The FBI Wants To Put Me On Trial For Fighting For Black Freedom. popularresistance.org There are strong indications that in early 2023, I, Omali Yeshitela, Chairman of the African People's Socialist Party (APSP), founder of the Uhuru ("Freedom") Movement, will be indicted, along with other Uhuru leaders and members, by the federal government of the United States. | Using the bogus and slanderous charge that we are "Russian agents," the U.S. government and its "Department of Justice" will attempt to put us on trial and imprison us for fighting for the liberation of African people in the U.S. and around the world. | But they will fail. We will win. | I am 81 years old. My political work for the last…

Ahmed D Dardir (2023-01-09). Jean-Luc Godard's Revolution: Marxism, Palestine and the Working Classes. globalresearch.ca

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