Friday’s news links – May 7, 2021

Son Of Wrongfully Convicted MOVE 9 Members Marks Mother’s Day

Tens of Thousands of Premature Deaths Linked to So-Called “Cleaner” Energy Like Fracked Gas: Study Common Dreams

The Slaveowners of NY

Exposing the legacy of slavery and racism in New York City

‘Hedge Fund Managers Bleed Companies of Their Capabilities’ FAIR

Colombia

Colombia: Will the Government Yield? Resumen

Jimmy Moreno, Spokesperson for the Peoples Congress: “Genocide is Being Committed in Colombia”

“Nothing to Lose”: Colombians Protest “Fascist Mafia Regime” Amid Deadly Police & Military Crackdown Democracy Now

Palestine

Stop Israel’s forced displacement of Palestinians from East Jerusalem!

China

US Congress Intensifies Attacks on China NEO

The U.S.-China Confrontation: “We Need To Avoid Stumbling into a Major War” Bernhard Zang interviews Admiral James Stavridis, US Navy (retired)/Spiegel

[Four star] Admiral James Stavridis has commanded U.S. warships in the South China Sea. In his new novel, he writes about a war between China and America – a scenario he considers to be extremely realistic.

China suspends economic dialogue with Australia ‘indefinitely’ amid spat over Belt & Road Initiative RT

Beijing has axed a high-level channel for economic talks with Canberra, blasting Australian leaders for having a “Cold War mentality” after the country canceled two contracts linked to its Belt and Road project.

Venezuela

USAID admits to Venezuela regime change fraud Grayzone

Myanmar

Aiming At China U.S., UK Launch Ethnic Guerilla War On Myanmar MoA

If you wonder what is happening in Myanmar there is no need to look further than these maps. China needs oil but its sea main supply route through the Strait of Malacca is vulnerable. Pipelines through Pakistan and Myanmar provide for alternative routes.

The pipe, road and rail lines through Myanmar are not only in China’s best interest but also a great chance for Myanmar to further develop. They are in its national interest.

Russian diplomat calls U.N. meeting on Odessa and Donbass ‘sickening’

Russia Reminds US Its Presence in Syria is Illegal After Washington Charges Moscow With ‘Violations’ Sputnik

It’s aggression when ‘they’ do it, but defense when ‘we’ do worse Alan MacLeod

Marx in Amerika Branko Milanovic/Global Inequality

Japan

More young Japanese look to Marx amid pandemic, climate crisis MR Online

Iran

In Historic Decision, Iran Allows Senior Military Commanders to Run for President Sputnik

The Lithium Gold Rush: Inside the Race to Power Electric Vehicles NYTimes

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