Daily Archives: April 12, 2022

2022-04-12: News Headlines

ecns.cn (2022-04-12). U.S. urged to reflect soberly on its disgraceful role in Ukraine crisis. ecns.cn It came to our attention that some European strategists believe the US is comparable to the "top arsonist" in the conflict.

Alexander Rubinstein (2022-04-12). US Lawmakers Welcomed Notorious Georgian Warlord now Boasting of War Crimes in Ukraine. orinocotribune.com By Alexander Rubinstein — Apr 8, 2022 | Top lawmakers in US Congress hosted Mamuka Mamulashvili, an infamous Georgian Legion warlord who has boasted of authorizing field executions of captive Russian soldiers in Ukraine. | Georgian warlord Mamuka Mamulashvili (center) visits Rep. Eliot Engel in 2017 | Having taken up arms against Russia for a fifth time, Georgian Legion commander Mamuka Mamulashvili has bragged on video about his unit carrying out field executions of captured Russian soldiers in Ukraine. | While Western media pundits howled about images of dead bodies in the city of Bucha, echoing Ukrainian…

WSWS (2022-04-12). Oppose Twitter's act of censorship against George Galloway! wsws.org On April 6, Twitter updated Galloway's status with the designation "Russia state-affiliated media" directly under his name and handle. Every tweet issued by Galloway since includes the designation.

Steve Martinot (2022-04-12). What is a Crime Wave? (first of a series). indybay.org As police demand equipment to deal with a crime wave, they are one. Their use of surveillance technology is part of that. This article is a brief analysis of how.

_____ (2022-04-12). Russia Revives "Winged" Shipping. journal-neo.org When it comes to Russia's high-tech exports, one usually thinks of either military, space-related or nuclear products. It is these technologies that the Russian Federation is primarily known for. But there are other sectors, closer to ordinary civilians around the world, in which Russia has impressive achievements, and it is willing to share these achievements …

Peoples Dispatch (2022-04-12). King's forces occupy University of Swaziland campus; students evicted using live fire, tear gas. peoplesdispatch.org Students in various campuses across the country have been boycotting classes since April 7, demanding the transfer of living allowances that remain unpaid for many since the academic year began in November 2021…

Matt Bruenig (2022-04-12). Twenty Million People Became Unemployed Last Year. peoplespolicyproject.org Jeff Stein had a

Editor (2022-04-12). The Russian Revolution of 2022 — 'Capitalism in One Country'. mronline.org Now that the U.S. and the NATO allies have taken from the Russian oligarchs their cash in foreign banks, their mansions, their boats and planes, and blocked the export of all private and corporate Russian capital abroad, Russia is freer to decide how to organize the capital investment of the economy.

oneworld.press (2022-04-12). Fake News Alert: Russia Isn't Secretly Sourcing Iraqi Arms From Iran. oneworld.press There'll certainly be those who'll fall for this latest information warfare provocation simply because they sincerely wish that it was true for whatever their ideological reasons are. Only those who are politically mature and objective enough will realize that The Guardian's latest report is nothing but ridiculously fake news.

oneworld.press (2022-04-12). What's Behind Serbia's Purchase Of Chinese Anti-Air Systems?>. oneworld.press Russian-Serbian ties aren't bad, but they aren't what they used to be and likely won't ever return to their halcyon days. Given this reality, there's no credible reason to suspect that Serbia's purchase of anti-air systems from China is part of some Russian conspiracy to destabilize Europe by provoking another war in the Balkans like the US-led Western Mainstream Media is implying.

oneworld.press (2022-04-12). It's Time For The US To Stop Pressuring India To Distance Itself From Russia. oneworld.press If the US finally realized the futility and counterproductivity of pressuring India to distance itself from Russia, New Delhi would be able to do much more to facilitate Washington's efforts to "contain" China, though of course in keeping with its plan to do so without provoking a regional conflict.

oneworld.press (2022-04-12). Russian & Chinese Media Portray Reality While The West's Portrays An Alternate Reality. oneworld.press Everything can ultimately be traced back to this ideological divide between the US' and its Golden Billion vassals' anti-multipolar outlook (which cannot be described as unipolar since it's impossible to return to that system) and the vast majority of the Global South's multipolar one. Upon becoming aware of this, observers will begin to notice that everything actually revolves around it.

oneworld.press (2022-04-12). The Controlled Demolition Of The West. oneworld.press This is an ancient game and they are masters at playing it.

oneworld.press (2022-04-12). Europe Is Plunging Into The Middle Ages. oneworld.press Since there are almost no significant natural resources in Europe, in terms of volumes, it will fall much lower than the XIX century, namely in the Middle Ages, when there were practically no industries on an industrial scale. Europe will not escape other related problems: the eternal wars of European countries among themselves.

Editor2 (2022-04-12). All US Presidents Are War Criminals: Why the Latest Chapter of the Forever War Only Fools the Usual Suspects. orinocotribune.com By Daniel Patrick Welch — Apr 8, 2022 | 'This is a US war on Russia. Period.' | We have to be very clear, even to the point of being blunt. By 'we' I mean those of us involved who are conscious of being part of an Information War—the propaganda war that we are recipients of—on the receiving end of this tsunami of crap. We have to say things flat without fear and without compromise. This is a US war on Russia. Period. Now why do we have to say this? Why should we say it so bluntly? | The propaganda matrix is so powerful that people, especially within the bubble—that is, within what people call…

Staff (2022-04-12). 20 Years Since Coup Against Chávez in Venezuela—a 'Trial' that Served to Overthrow Governments in Other Countries. orinocotribune.com RT interviewed Venezuelan journalist and minister Ernesto Villegas, author of the book April, Inside The Coup. | 20 years after the April 2002 coup against Venezuela's then President Hugo Chávez, the same violent and desperate blueprint continues to be applied to overthrow governments both in Venezuela and around the world. | Similar attempts by former deputy Juan Guaidó, in 2019, were not very different. Guaidó, alongside the national and international elements that promoted the action against Chávez, wanted to depose President Nicolás Maduro on several occasions, using various plans that were neutralized by Ven…

Fight Back (2022-04-12). Commentary: Regime change in Pakistan. fightbacknews.org On April 10, in Islamabad, Pakistan the Supreme Court upheld a vote of no confidence to remove Imran Khan of the Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) from power. The opposition parties, including the Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PMLN) and the Pakistan People's Party (PPP) voted in favor of no confidence. 174 votes were in favor for no confidence, two more than 172 vote mark that needed for this to be passed. | Previously, on March 1, the heads of 22 diplomatic missions, including those of EU member states, released a joint letter urging Pakistan to support a resolution in the United Nations General Assembly condemning Russia&#…

Liberation Staff-Boston (2022-04-12). Blue Hill Avenue, Boston tenants demand safe and dignified housing from Nuestra Comunidad. liberationnews.org The tenants demanded working locks in the building's main entrances, consistent heat and hot water, and to rid the building of its rodent infestation.

Sophia Weissman (2022-04-12). Oklahoma Senate passes anti-abortion bill the same day as 'Bans Off Oklahoma' rally. liberationnews.org The latest wave of anti-abortion legislation has hit Oklahoma.

WSWS (2022-04-12). No to Macron and Le Pen! For an active boycott of the 2022 French elections! wsws.org The PES proposes to workers and youth not to vote in the elections and to advocate a conscious political rejection of the poisoned choice between Macron and Le Pen.

WSWS (2022-04-12). University of Kansas professor Franklin Tao convicted on concocted evidence. wsws.org The case against Feng "Franklin" Tao was part of the xenophobic "China Initiative" launched by the Trump administration in 2019.

WSWS (2022-04-12). NATO Secretary-general calls for "transformation" of NATO into a fighting force against Russia and China. wsws.org In an interview with the Telegraph, NATO General-Secretary Jens Stoltenberg said this transformation "is to move from tripwire deterrence to something which is more about deterrence by denial or defence."

WSWS (2022-04-12). Unifor bullies 900 Ontario grocery warehouse workers into accepting sellout contract. wsws.org The union engineered an end to the seven-day strike at the very point where it was beginning to hurt Metro's operations.

WSWS (2022-04-12). Stellantis to slash hundreds of jobs at Detroit-area auto plants. wsws.org Following the announcement of hundreds of job cuts at Belvidere Assembly in Illinois, Stellantis is preparing to carry out more layoffs at Detroit-area auto plants.

WSWS (2022-04-12). Race versus class at Howard University: $20 million for Hannah-Jones' racialist journalism center. wsws.org While student and faculty demands for improved housing conditions and higher wages have been ignored, the promotion of racialist politics has been showered with money.

WSWS (2022-04-12). Media charlatan Ashish Jha takes the helm of Biden's COVID-19 response team. wsws.org Dr. Jha takes over under conditions in which the Omicron BA.2 subvariant is now dominant across the US and is causing a new surge of COVID-19 infections and hospitalizations.

WSWS (2022-04-12). In warmongering speech, Biden lines up trade unions for US-NATO proxy war against Russia. wsws.org "If I got to go to war, I'm going with you guys," Biden said to the applause of the union bureaucrats at the Building Trades Unions Legislative Conference on April 6.

WSWS (2022-04-12). Australian prime minister begins election campaign with a big lie on COVID. wsws.org Morrison claimed that his government had saved 40,000 lives during the pandemic, while it is enforcing the murderous "let it rip" program of mass infection and death.

WSWS (2022-04-12). Australia: New South Wales bus drivers strike for 24 hours. wsws.org The unions did not advance any concrete demands at the rally, which centred on the vague slogan, "same job, same pay."

WSWS (2022-04-12). Texas District Attorney reverses on indictment of woman arrested for "fetal homicide" wsws.org The initial indictment provoked widespread anger, with #freelizelle trending on Twitter, reflecting the mass opposition to attacks on abortion.

WSWS (2022-04-12). Los Angeles County workers at crossroads as union pushes concessions contract. wsws.org With the expiration of their contract last Thursday, more than 55,000 Los Angeles County workers are voting on a new concessions agreement as cost of living skyrockets, driving more workers into struggle.

WSWS (2022-04-12). Sweden: Only 11 individual working days lost to strikes and lockouts in 2021. wsws.org A report published by Sweden's Trade union-affiliated Mediation Institute demonstrates the pro-corporate role of these organisations in promoting the interests of big business during the pandemic.

WSWS (2022-04-12). Sibelius Violin Competition expels Russian performers. wsws.org The Competition Committee, in its unprincipled statement, implies that young Russian violinists pose a threat to the safety of the "other competitors and the competition as a whole."

WSWS (2022-04-12). Union helps university managements reopen Australian campuses as COVID-19 resurges. wsws.org Growing numbers of university workers are disgusted with the union's role, and the inadequate mitigation measures it has requested from the employers.

WSWS (2022-04-12). Spanish Morenoite CRT covers for Podemos' war drive against Russia. wsws.org The CRT promotes false hopes that the pro-austerity Podemos party will suddenly break its three-year government alliance with the social democrats, turn to the left and oppose war.

WSWS (2022-04-12). Health care expert Gregory Travis speaks on the impacts of COVID-19 on children, misinformation and the cover-up of data. wsws.org Travis exposes the lies and misinformation spread about COVID-19, in particular its impacts on children, and documents the steady erosion of data tracking over the past year and during the Omicron surge.

WSWS (2022-04-12). Workers Struggles: The Americas. wsws.org Truckers in Honduras began a strike April 7, blocking various highways around the country while teachers in Peru joined forces with other workers to demand an increase in minimum wages.

Staff (2022-04-12). Ciclos Minerva: El desafío de andar sobre ruedas. cubadebate.cu La Empresa Industrial àÅngel Villareal Bravo, de Villa Clara, es un ícono dentro de la producción de bicicletas en Cuba. àönica de su tipo en el país, la también conocida como Ciclos Minerva diversifica ofertas y recobra espacios perdidos. øCómo lo hace en medio de limitaciones económicas? øQué estrategias sigue para abaratar costos? øCuál es la proyección para ampliar la presencia de algunos de sus productos en el mercado en moneda nacional?

ecns.cn (2022-04-12). China congratulates new Pakistani PM Shahbaz Sharif. ecns.cn China on Tuesday congratulated Shahbaz Sharif on being elected prime minister of Pakistan, and expressed the expectation of even closer China-Pakistan partnership.

Staff (2022-04-12). Pradip Kumar Yadav appointed as next ambassador of India to Liberia. aninews.in New Delhi [India], May 22 (ANI): Pradip Kumar Yadav has been appointed as the next Ambassador of India to the Republic of Liberia, informed the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Saturday.

Staff (2022-04-12). Recibe Cuba donativo de grupos solidarios de Estados Unidos. cubadebate.cu Una carga de 3 400 kilogramos de leche en polvo acopiados por grupos de cubanos residentes en Estados Unidos y otras organizaciones de esa nación solidarias con Cuba fue recibida este lunes en La Habana. El donativo será destinado a los hospitales oncológicos de La Habana y Holguín, en el oriente de la isla, y a adultos mayores del hogar Ejército de Salvación.

Staff (2022-04-12). Iran summons Afghanistan's chargé d'affaires. en.mehrnews.com Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs summoned Afghanistan's chargé d'affaires on Tuesday in a protest against the attack on the Iranian Embassy in Kabul and the Consulate General in Herat.

ecns.cn (2022-04-12). China vows severe punishment for trans-border telecom fraud, 5 major cases under oversight. ecns.cn The investigations of five major trans-border telecom fraud cases have now been placed under the joint oversight of the Supreme People's Procuratorate (SPP) and the Ministry of Public Security.

Staff (2022-04-12). Iran determined to expand ties with African continent states. en.mehrnews.com Referring to the importance of the African continent in Iran's foreign policy, FM Amir-Abdollahian emphasized the country's serious determination to expand relations with the continent's countries including Burkina Faso.

Staff (2022-04-12). US stands with India in fight against COVID-19: Envoy. aninews.in New Delhi [India] May 22 (ANI): The United States stands with the people of Delhi and India in the fight against COVID-19, said US envoy Daniel B Smith.

Staff (2022-04-12). US, S. Korea agree to cooperate on Taiwan Strait issue amid rising tensions. aninews.in Washington [US], May 22 (ANI): The United States and South Korea have agreed to cooperate on the Taiwan Strait issue, amid rising tensions in the 180-km wide waterways.

Seymour Marine Discovery Center (2022-04-12). Saturday 4/23: Climate Action Market at the Seymour Marine Discovery Center. indybay.org 100 McAllister Way, Santa Cruz…

WSWS (2022-04-12). Activision Blizzard workers walk out over vaccine mandate rollback. wsws.org Following a strike action last year and Activision Blizzard King's acquisition by Microsoft, ABK workers virtually walked out again to protest the video gaming company's cancellation of COVID-19 vaccine mandates for employees.

ecns.cn (2022-04-12). Chinese experts reveal genetic variation basis in watermelon seed size. ecns.cn Chinese researchers have revealed the genetic variation basis in watermelon seed size based on a systematic study on the molecular basis of natural variation, according to the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences.

WSWS (2022-04-12). Nation-wide strike of Sri Lankan public employees demands president's resignation. wsws.org A worker said that all the trade unions and capitalist parties are talking about the problem but do not provide a solution.

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