George Floyd Protesters in Denver Awarded $14 Million The Root
A jury found that Denver police violated constitutional rights and used excessive force against protesters during the demonstrations over the killing of George Floyd in 2020. The city will now pay $14 million in damages to the 12 people who sued.
President Biden proposed a $5.8 trillion budget that increases military and police spending NYTimes
Biden’s new budget ditches FDR-style spending ambitions Hans Nichols
Russia threat sets off mad dash for defense dollars Politico
China overtakes the US in terms of research quality, finds study Physics World
‘Ready to fight’: how a Russian uranium ban would threaten Native American tribes Guardian
Jesse Lopez, a dockworkers’ union official.
New Supply Chain Risk: 22,000 Dockworkers Who May Soon Strike NYTimes
With the contract of union workers at West Coast ports nearing expiration, the prospect of a labor impasse threatens another shock to the global economy.
Striking Sacramento teachers union slams district for rejecting invite from state superintendent Sacramento Bee
California nurses to stage 1-day strike Becker’s Hospital Review
Group of NYC cab drivers heading to Minnesota to protest investment firm that holds hundreds of loans on taxi medallions CBS New York
Ayanna Pressley Addresses Deleted Tweet Saluting Will Smith NewsOne
Maybe we should be asking more Black women who live with alopecia how they feel about what happened Sunday night.
US Embassy in China promotes Nazi-whitewashing Ukrainian organization Global Times
U.S. deploys more troops, electronic attack planes to Germany to boost NATO’s fire power Anti-bellum
Ukraine: How and Why the War Was Fabricated Atilio Boron
Many Global South countries blame US/NATO for Ukraine war, not Russia Benjamin Norton
Russia not bombing cities in Ukraine as US and NATO did in Yugoslavia, Iraq, Afghanistan TASS
US Seeks to Weaken Europe & Derail Russia-EU Ties, Russian Security Council Head Says Sputnik
“The policy of the USA has always been to prevent Germany and Russia from cooperating more closely” Jacques Baud interview
Historical, political and economic background of the Ukraine war
Petro-Ruble: Why Western States Will End Up Buying Russian Gas for Rubles Sputnik
Kremlin Threatens To Halt Supplies As G7 Ministers Reject “Unacceptable” Demand To Pay For Gas In Rubles Tyler Durden
Dangerous hypocrisy in action: US to respond in “in kind” if Russia uses chemical weapons Peoples Dispatch
Over Half of Americans Say US Will Be—or Is—at War With Russia: Poll Newsweek
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