Wednesday’s news links – March 30, 2022

Minneapolis schoolteachers picket in front of Justice Page Middle School in Minneapolis, Minnesota, March 8, 2022.

Labor

Minneapolis Educators Just Showed the Country How to Strike and Win Jacobin

Hundreds of Strikers Protest in Front of Chevron Refinery in Richmond Demanding Raise NBC Bay Area

For the First Time in History, Public Television Workers in Chicago Are Out on Strike In These Times

Grocery workers vote to strike if needed in southern California for higher wages Reuters

Child poverty spiked by 41 percent in January after Biden benefit program expired, study finds Washington Post

How 2 Industries Stymied Justice for Young Lead Paint Victims NYTimes

Food

Central Alabama food bank receiving less food from USDA WBRC

Soaring Prices Are Changing the Way People Eat Bloomberg

White outrage about Will Smith’s slap is rooted in anti-Blackness. It’s inequality in plain sight Tayo Bero

Indigenous Peoples

New York freezes Seneca Nation Bank Account(s) Ken Cosentino

This is the latest attempt by New York State to oppress the Onöndawá’ga (Seneca) People. New York State Governor Kathy Hochul has found a way to deliver an economic blow to the Seneca Nation of Indians (SNI); by freezing their banking transactions in a time during gross inflation and need for medicines and assistance.

Palestine

The US Should Remember that Israel’s Squatter-Settlements in Palestine are War Crimes Juan Cole

Solomon Islands Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare ‘insulted’ by reaction to security treaty with China ABC Australia

A Google billionaire’s fingerprints are all over Biden’s science office Politico

U.S./NATO war

Ukraine Military Continue to Target Civilians in Donetsk Internationalist 360°

Did Biden confirm U.S. is training Ukrainian troops in Poland? Anti-bellum

Washington Post admits that much of the damage to “civilian” targets in Ukraine may be the result of Ukraine’s strategy (strategy!) of placing heavy military equipment in civilian areas, thus turning them into legitimate targets.

Part II Of Russia’s Military Operation Unfolds MoA

Is Russia on the Ropes in Ukraine? (No. Winning bigly, says CIA veteran Larry Johnson.)

Ukraine

The national question in the Ukraine James Wilson

How Mariupol will become a key hub of Eurasia integration Pepe Escobar

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