Since testimony in Derek Chauvin’s trial began on March 29, more than three people a day have died at the hands of law enforcement.
Who Owns Vaccines? The Baffler
US navy in Lakshadweep: Gunboat diplomacy masquerading as freedom of navigation Prabir Purkayastha, Peoples Dispatch
The Narendra Modi government mistakenly believed a FONOP in the South China Sea has no implications for India. As the US operation in India’s EEZ makes clear, it owns the seas and will brook no competition from any country
India’s health system has collapsed Hindustan Times
Journalists, Learning They Spread a CIA Fraud About Russia, Instantly Embrace a New One Glenn Greenwald, Substack
That Russia placed “bounties” on the heads of U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan was one of the most-discussed and consequential news stories of 2020. It was also, as it turns out, one of the most baseless — as the intelligence agencies who spread it through their media spokespeople now admit, largely because the tale has fulfilled and outlived its purpose.
The roaring twenties repeated? Michael Roberts
So can the Roaring Twenties of the last century after the Spanish flu epidemic be repeated in this century after COVID? Will there be a new lease of life for the major capitalist economies that ends the ‘secular stagnation’ (Keynesian) or the Long Depression (Marxist) of the last decade since 2010?
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