Wednesday’s news links – March 31, 2021

Judge Orders Cuomo To Vaccinate All State Prison Inmates, Finding “No Acceptable Excuse” For Delay Gothamist

Proud Boys organizer charged in Capitol attack says he aided FBI ‘antifa’ inquiries Politico

Over 4,000 migrant kids crowded into Texas facility as space runs low AP

#COVID19

Vaccine Diplomacy: The Surprising Success of Sputnik V Der Spiegel

Popular Kids’ Foods Ingredient May Damage Immune System and Be Linked to Allergies Says Environmental Working Group (EWG)

Brazil

‘Major Political Crisis’ in Brazil as Military Chiefs Quit Amid Bolsonaro Purge of Top Ministers Common Dreams

China

China Furious As 1st US Ambassador To Visit Taiwan Since 1979 Calls It A “Country” Tyler Durden

The China-Iran pact is a game changer — Part I M. K. Bhadrakumar

Blinken Accuses China of Trying to Undermine US-Dominated World Order Sputnik

 

‘Infinite Game’: US Army White Paper Reveals Plans for New Field of ‘Narrative Competition’ Sputnik

The US State Department last year unveiled a multi-decade plan for a struggle against China at home and abroad similar to the US approach to the Soviet Union at the start of the Cold War. Other declassified documents have shown that while they publicly deny it, in private, US officials see it as another struggle between capitalism and socialism.

Classified US military war game set to take place as concerns about threats posed by China and Russia increase CNN

Why West is Changing Narrative on Zimbabwe & South Africa Orinoco Tribune

JPMorgan Says Banks’ Archegos Hit May Be Up to $10 Billion Bloomberg

AT&T said Trump’s tax cut would create jobs – now it’s laying off thousands of workers Guardian

The worrying reason Japan’s famous cherry blossoms bloomed so early MarketWatch

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