2022-04-27: News Headlines

_____ (2022-04-27). The White House is Turning the War in Ukraine into a New Gold Rush. journal-neo.org The Americans have a saying that every new president needs his own "splendid little war." They understand perfectly that a war of that kind will enrich the incoming political and military establishment and also solve many social and financial problem in the country, not least unemployment, and help reduce foreign debt. The political establishment has …

WSWS (2022-04-27). WHO warns of severe hepatitis among children across several countries, possibly tied to spread of COVID-19. wsws.org More than 169 cases of severe acute hepatitis have been confirmed across more than a dozen countries. Some medical experts believe that tandem infection with a common adenovirus and SARS-CoV-2 is highly likely factor. First, COVID leads to immune dysregulation, allowing the adenovirus to wreak havoc on the liver.

Rick Rozoff (2022-04-27). Poland delivers tanks to Ukraine, Britain to provide replacements. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Defense NewsApril 26, 2022 Poland confirms T-72 tank delivery to Ukraine, with Challenger 2 tanks to fill gap Poland's prime minister has confirmed the country supplied its Soviet-designed T-72 tanks to Ukraine… The announcement came shortly after his British counterpart Boris Johnson unveiled plans to supply an undisclosed number of Challenger 2 tanks to Poland …

_____ (2022-04-27). The Ukraine Crisis Can't Save Biden. popularresistance.org The United States, its NATO allies, and their partners in corporate media are engaging in an unprecedented war propaganda effort. Their goal is to get and maintain public support for their actions against Russia which are playing out in Ukraine. The messaging is constant and isn't at all subtle. One cannot go online for any purpose without seeing exhortations to help Ukrainian children, buy products colored in blue and yellow, or somehow "stand with Ukraine." | What passes for news about Ukraine is usually little more than anti-Russian screeds, sourced by "anonymous officials" eager to reveal claims that Vladimir…

SouthFront5 (2022-04-27). Ukrainian Army Planned Provocations On Border Of Belarus And Russia In February 2022 (Video Testimonies). southfront.org

Farooq Sulehria (2022-04-27). Left resists as Sweden tilts at NATO membership. greenleft.org.au Swedish journalist Bella Frank talks to Farooq Sulehria about the debate in Sweden on NATO membership, triggered by the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

John Catalinotto (2022-04-27). With high-tech weapons to Ukraine, U.S. escalates war. workers.org April 25 — Twice in the last week, the Biden administration promised to deliver $800 million in heavy and technologically advanced weapons to Ukraine, for a total of $1.6 billion, added to nearly $3 billion earlier. The U.S. has coordinated deliveries from Canada, Britain and other NATO powers. These deliveries . . . |

Staff (2022-04-27). Fire breaks out in Ammo depot in Russia's Belgorod. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Apr. 27 (MNA) — An ammunition depot is on fire near the village of Staraya Nelidovka in western Russia's Belgorod Region near the border with Ukraine, the region's governor Vyacheslav Gladkov wrote on his Telegram channel on Wednesday.

Ramzy Baroud (2022-04-27). Bennett Must Tread Carefully: The 'Sword of Jerusalem' Could Be Unleashed Again. mintpressnews.com This time around, Palestinians fear that Israel aims at more than just mere provocations. Instead, it plans to "impose a temporal and spatial division of Al-Aqsa Mosque."

Jeremy Kuzmarov (2022-04-27). Who Whacked CIA Spy Chief William Colby? covertactionmagazine.com Police investigation should be reopened due to evidence of foul play. Colby made many enemies inside the Agency by revealing …

WSWS (2022-04-27). With inflation raging, Pacific Northwest Vigor shipyard workers vote on another union-backed sellout. wsws.org Vigor Marine workers should reject the unions' third attempt to push through a concession-laden contract and prepare strike action…

WSWS (2022-04-27). New Zealand nurses "lied to" over union-government pay equity settlement. wsws.org The furore over the NZ Nurses Organisation's failure to back-date its "pay equity" deal with the government has again exposed seething hostility among nurses to the union's repeated betrayals.

WSWS (2022-04-27). Chicago Ford workers speak out on impact of inflation. wsws.org Autoworkers at Ford's Chicago Assembly Plant denounced skyrocketing food and gas prices and expressed support for the International May Day rally.

WSWS (2022-04-27). Political lessons of the 2022 French presidential elections. wsws.org The re-election of unpopular French President Emmanuel Macron has resolved none of the political issues posed to workers and youth in the election.

WSWS (2022-04-27). Diary of a striking Stanford nurse: What's the plan to win our strike? wsws.org When we are at work on a difficult and busy shift, we nurses have to work as a team, communicate, and share critical information with each other so we know what is going on. The same goes for a strike. That's why we need a plan.

WSWS (2022-04-27). The Time of the Fireflies (El tiempo de las luciérnagas) and Sun (Sonne): Young people making their way in strange lands. wsws.org The Time of the Fireflies (El tiempo de las luciérnagas), about Mexican immigrants in the US, and Sun (Sonne), about Kurdish immigrants in Austria, are two intelligent, moving films about physical dislocation and its emotional consequences.

WSWS (2022-04-27). Stanford nurses must not fight alone: For a California-wide health care worker strike to fight understaffing and the erosion of living standards. wsws.org The striking nurses are taking a stand for all health care workers who want to fight the abuse by giant hospital chains whose priority is profit, not saving lives.

WSWS (2022-04-27). Donald Trump cited for civil contempt for failing to comply with subpoena. wsws.org Trump has refused to comply with a December subpoena requiring him to turn over documents to the office of Democratic New York Attorney General Leticia James.

WSWS (2022-04-27). UFCW forces through contracts for Texas and Louisiana Kroger grocery workers, provoking growing indignation. wsws.org Kroger workers have responded with growing indignation to the UFCW's role in ramming through a contract with below-inflation raises.

WSWS (2022-04-27). German-European war plans: Politicians and media rejoice over Macron's election victory. wsws.org As a supporter of the European Union and a more independent European foreign policy, Macron is seen as an ally by the German ruling class in the implementation of the German-European great power ambitions.

WSWS (2022-04-27). Grand Rapids law enforcement releases name of officer who murdered Patrick Lyoya. wsws.org On Monday, Police Chief Eric Winstrom finally identified Christopher Schurr as the cop who shot Congolese refugee Patrick Lyoya in the back of the head during a traffic stop on April 4.

WSWS (2022-04-27). COVID-19 spread among Australian political establishment exposes pandemic lies. wsws.org The string of infections reveals the lengths to which the ruling class will go to promote the subordination of the health and lives of the entire population to corporate interests.

WSWS (2022-04-27). Amazon cited and fined for willful serious safety violation at Kent fulfillment center. wsws.org The inspection of 12 processes found that 10 at Amazon's Kent facility "create a serious hazard for work-related back, shoulder, wrist, and knee injuries."

Jim McMahan (2022-04-27). In Seattle, rolling the Starbucks union on. workers.org Starbucks workers from across the Seattle area and the U.S. marched and rallied April 23 against union busting. Starbucks billionaire CEO Howard Schultz's "break the union" campaign has led to many firings, followed by strikes and more organizing. Hundreds march in Seattle in support of workers unionizing at Starbucks and . . . |

Mumia Abu-Jamal (2022-04-27). Another life, another loss — a Mumia Abu-Jamal commentary. workers.org April 19 — They came to America to escape from interethnic wars in the DRC, the Democratic Republic of Congo, in central Africa. Like many refugees of war, they thought that America was the land of peace. The Lyoya family settled in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and began living their lives . . . |

Nicholas Stender (2022-04-27). France: Far right defeated, but fascist menace still looms under anti-worker Macron government. liberationnews.org A large section of French voters chose to go to the polls for Macron purely out of disgust for Le Pen's fascistic program. Even still, fewer voters were able to stomach a tactical vote for Macron than in the previous election.

WSWS (2022-04-27). German-European war plans: politics and media rejoice over Macron's election victory. wsws.org As a supporter of the European Union and a more independent European foreign policy, Macron is seen as an ally by the German ruling class in the implementation of the German-European great power ambitions.

Anonymous765 (2022-04-27). Locations Of US Carrier Strike Groups — April 27, 2022. southfront.org This is the newest update of the 'U.S. Carrier Strike Groups Locations Map' exclusive series showing the approximate locations of U.S. Carrier Strike Groups. SouthFront: Analysis & Intelligence tracks locations of U.S. aircraft carriers using the available open-source information. No classified information was used in production of the map. | click to see the full-size image | Carrier strike group (CSG) is an operational formation of the United States Navy. It is centered on an aircraft carrier and a carrier ai…

Staff (2022-04-27). Venezuela's National Assembly Appoints New Supreme Court Justices. orinocotribune.com 30 new justices, the General Inspector of Courts, and the director of the School of the Judiciary were sworn in. | This Tuesday, April 26, 42 magistrates were appointed to the Supreme Court of Justice (TSJ) by the National Assembly (AN). After evaluating candidates from civil society, the new judges were approved by a qualified majority in the plenary session held on Tuesday. | PSUV Deputy Giuseppe Alessandrello, president of the judicial nominations committee, was in charge of announcing the candidates for approval by the AN. | "This is a transcendental act in the political life of this country, and in all its i…

Megan Lucas (2022-04-27). The Prison System Fails Incarcerated Pregnant Women. indybay.org This article gives a look on how incarcerated pregnant women are treated poorly and what can be done to fix it.

ecns.cn (2022-04-27). Ministry to monitor environmental impact of renewable energy projects. ecns.cn China will roll out measures to minimize the impact of the development of green energy, such as wind turbines and solar panels, on the country's biodiversity during the 14th Five-Year Plan (2021-25) period.

ecns.cn (2022-04-27). Shanghai aims to curb spread to other places. ecns.cn Shanghai has taken stringent measures to curb the spread of the COVID-19 outbreak to other provinces, the city government said on Tuesday.

Staff (2022-04-27). Yordanka, la Xiomara de Tú: Le tengo pavor a la cámara. cubadebate.cu Una maldita indiscreción y el mundo volvió a resquebrajarse. Xiomara apenas dejó escapar una frase y cayó en los brazos que le alcanzaron. Una pausa hasta el próximo capítulo y casi todo un país lanzó un suspiro para sostener también a la madre devastada. "Xiomara, tú sola eres Tú", escribió en ese mismo minuto un colega en su cuenta de Facebook.

ecns.cn (2022-04-27). Beijing reports 31 new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases. ecns.cn Beijing reported 31 new locally transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases and three asymptomatic carriers from 0: 00 to 24: 00 Tuesday, local authorities said Wednesday.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-04-27). Mayo Clinic Minute: 'Liver in a box' is saving lives with new technology. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org It is new technology called "liver in a box," and it's improving outcomes for patients who receive lifesaving transplants. April is National Donate Life Month, which helps raise awareness about the importance of organ donation. According to Lifesource, more than 11,000 people in the U.S. are waiting for a lifesaving liver donation. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/TOR3KjXs9KM Journalists: Broadcast-quality video (1: 09) is in the downloads at the end of this post. Please courtesy: "Mayo…

ecns.cn (2022-04-27). Cute panda cub rests in the tree. ecns.cn A giant panda cub rests in a tree at Dujiangyan Base of China Conservation and Research Center for Giant Pandas, Chengdu, southwest China's Sichuan Province, April 26, 2022.

editors of Sozialismus.de, R. Lapuente (2022-04-27). Was the policy of detente a political mistake? indybay.org Under attack is a policy for which today, as in past decades, the top priority is to contain the European war before the threshold for the use of nuclear weapons is crossed… | In the age of nuclear weapons, war can no longer be a means of politics.

ecns.cn (2022-04-27). China's social insurance system continues to improve. ecns.cn China has been improving its social insurance system to better support the development of the country.

Staff (2022-04-27). Banco Central de Cuba establece requisitos para autorización de licencias a proveedores de servicios de criptoactivos. cubadebate.cu El Banco Central de Cuba (BCC) estableció los requisitos específicos para la autorización, funcionamiento, regulación, supervisión, vigilancia, mecanismos correctivos y cancelación de licencias a los proveedores de servicios de activos virtuales que operen en y desde el territorio nacional.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-04-27). Shining a light on environmental sustainability efforts across Mayo Clinic. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Buildings across Mayo Clinic will turn green on Friday, April 22, as Mayo Clinic visibly demonstrates its commitment to environmental sustainability. In honor of Earth Day, Mayo will light its buildings in green using energy-efficient LED lights. This includes the Plummer Building in Rochester, Mayo Clinic Hospital in Arizona, the sign to the main entrance at Mayo Clinic in Florida, and the Cancer Center at Mayo Clinic Health System in La Crosse. In keeping with…

ecns.cn (2022-04-27). U.S. Fed's policies are main driver of inflation. ecns.cn Data released recently by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics showed that the consumer price index in the United States jumped 8.5 percent in March over the same period last year, a record high in 40 years, while the producer price index also rose at a faster pace.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-04-27). Consumer Health: First vaccine to prevent malaria. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org World Malaria Day will be observed Monday, April 25, which makes this a good time to learn more about this potentially fatal disease and the first vaccine to prevent it. Malaria is caused by a single-celled parasite of the genus Plasmodium. The parasite is transmitted to humans most commonly through mosquito bites. The malaria parasites enter the bloodstream and travel to the liver. When the parasites mature, they leave the liver and infect red blood cells. Because the…

teleSUR, SH (2022-04-27). Rusia destruye un depósito de armas de EE.UU. y Europa en Ucrania. telesurtv.net El Ministerio de Defensa ruso señaló que se logró neutralizar a más de 120 nacionalistas ucranianos y destruir 35 vehículos y blindados.

Staff (2022-04-27). Plane crashes in Occupied Lands (+VIDEO). en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Apr. 27 (MNA) — A light aircraft crashed in the south of the occupied territories and its pilot was injured, news sources reported.

teleSUR -mcs -HIM (2022-04-27). Río de Janeiro registra la menor tasa de homicidios en 31 años. telesurtv.net De acuerdo con el Instituto de Seguridad Pública, los datos registrados se refieren a hechos reportados en las comisarías de la Policía Civil del Estado de la ciudad brasileña en marzo.

teleSUR, jaa, SH (2022-04-27). Mueren cuatro militares sirios tras bombardeo israelí a Damasco. telesurtv.net El Ministerio de Defensa de Siria reveló que el ataque también causó tres heridos y algunas pérdidas materiales.

Staff (2022-04-27). Front pages of Iran's English dailies on April 27. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Apr. 27(MNA) — Here are the front pages of Iran's English language dailies on Wednesday, April 27.

ecns.cn (2022-04-27). China urges U.S. to immediately lift illegal freeze on Afghan assets. ecns.cn

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-04-27). COVID-19 shines a spotlight on laboratory professionals' vital role in health care. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org National Medical Laboratory Professionals Week, April 24—30, honors and recognizes the dedication, innovation, and expertise that clinical lab professionals bring to patient care. Over the last two years, clinical laboratory professionals have shown extraordinary dedication in the fight against COVID-19. Their commitment and hard work during this difficult time has made a difference in the lives of people across the globe. "Throughout the pandemic, we have seen the power of teamwork in health care. And…

teleSUR- hvh, JCM (2022-04-27). Irán y China fortalecen cooperación en materia de seguridad. telesurtv.net El titular de las fuerzas armadas de Beijing arribó a Irán luego de haber visitado Turkmenistán.

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