Saturday’s news links – April 2, 2022

Amazon Workers On Staten Island Vote To Form Union In Historic Upset HuffPost

The world’s largest online retailer is no longer union-free in the U.S., following a remarkable election victory by an independent union.

Amazon Spent $4.3 Million On Anti-Union Consultants Last Year HuffPost

The Real Scandal at the Oscars Was When Celebrities Crossed a Picket Line In These Times

Thousands of SEIU Members Pack Downtown L.A. Streets to ‘Fight for the Frontline’ and Kick Start Strike Vote SEIU

Over 90% Of Buzzfeed News Union Vote To Strike Amidst Announcement Of Newsroom Cuts AFL-CIO NYC

Luxury Apartment Doormen and Building Staff Brush Off Landlord Demands for Givebacks The City

The minimum wage has lost 21% of its value since Congress last raised the wage EPI

Corporate Profits Reached Record High of Nearly $3 Trillion in 2021 Truthout

Gordon Plaza was sold as a dream for Black home buyers. It was a toxic nightmare. Washington Post

California Snowpack Melts, Leaving State Desperate for Water Bloomberg

“Disappeared”: Chris Hedges Responds to YouTube Deleting His 6-Year Archive of RT America Shows DemocracyNow!

Venezuela

Illegally Imprisoned Venezuelan Diplomat Faces US Court Amid a Shifting Global Context Orinoco Tribune

Pakistan warns of foreign-backed regime-change attempt, to disrupt China/Russia alliance Multipolarista

Why 40 African armies met at a Fort Benning summit — and why some didn’t Military Times

The military isn’t tracking US-trained officers in Africa Responsible Statecraft

AFRICOM says it promotes human rights and rule of law but doesn’t know why trainees are overthrowing their own governments.

China

China Calls U.S. ‘Leading Instigator’ of Russia, Ukraine Conflict Newsweek

China sanctions US officials who ‘concocted lies’ on human rights Hong Kong Free Press

U.S./NATO war

Zelensky: Two Ukrainian generals dismissed for being ‘traitors’ The Hill

Kyiv told London that it does not intend to comply with the Geneva Convention on prisoners of war TASS

The Kiev leadership informed the British Foreign Office that it did not intend to comply with the Geneva Convention in the treatment of Russian prisoners of war. This is stated in a message released on Friday by the press bureau of the Foreign Intelligence Service (SVR) of the Russian Federation.

China condemns ‘racist’ Western hypocrisy over Ukraine: You ignore victims in Iraq, Syria, Afghanistan, Palestine Benjamin Norton

Western spy agencies weaponize intelligence in attempt to undermine Putin CNN [does anyone find it curious that CNN is reporting that “Western spy agencies” like the CIA are telling them what and how to report the news?]

Thousands of Russia-linked shipping containers are causing a ‘nightmare’ situation in the Port of Rotterdam Business Insider

See yesterday’s news links here


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