Wednesday’s news links – March 16, 2022

Rents for Single-Family Houses and Apartments Blow Out across the US: This Crazy-Hot Rent Inflation is a National Fiasco Wolf Street

Minneapolis teachers and support professionals strike enters week two FightBack!

Grocery Workers Union Authorizes Strike Vote Against Kroger, Albertsons Banners Grocery Business

Producer Price Inflation Gets Entrenched at 10%, Worst Level in the Data Wolf Street

Businesses are confident they can pass on higher prices, plus some, to consumers.

Tire Fire Left Louisiana Prisoners With Migraines, Breathing Problems Intercept

#COVID19

COVID Won’t End Up Like the Flu. It Will Be Like Smoking. Benjamin Mazer

Hundreds of thousands of deaths, from either tobacco or the pandemic, could be prevented with a single behavioral change.

S.Korea reports record 400,741 new daily COVID cases – KDCA Reuters

Oil

Report: Oil Giants Post Eye-Popping $205 Billion Record Profits Common Dreams

War Premium Evaporates As Oil Prices Crash Below $100 OilPrice

Say hello to Russian gold and Chinese petroyuan The Cradle

The Russia-led Eurasian Economic Union and China just agreed to design the mechanism for an independent financial and monetary system that would bypass dollar transactions.

Saudi Arabia considers accepting yuan instead of dollars for oil sales, report says Middle East Eye

Oil sanctions and recession Econbrowser

U.S./NATO war

Parallel Worlds or Parabolic Mirror Images: Media Coverage of the Russia-Ukraine War Gilbert Doctorow

Russia Sanctions President Biden, Secretary Blinken & Top Defense Officials Tyler Durden

Why is the West Silent About Ukrainian Neo-Nazi Movements, Azov Battalion, & Bandera Legacy? Internationalist 360°

Switzerland: Pentagon continues to subordinate Europe through NATO Anti-bellum

Ukrainian mayor, heralded by many, is ultranationalist Yahoo News

Arsenal of Democracy or Simply an Arsenal? William Astore

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