Friday’s news links – April 8, 2022

Amazon Union’s Chris Smalls Is Part of the Legacy of Black Labor Organizing Teen Vogue

Amazon Tried One of the Oldest Tricks in the Book, and It Backfired Jamelle Bouie

Faced with an unexpectedly strong organizing campaign by workers at one of its Staten Island warehouses, Amazon initially turned to one of the oldest tricks in the anti-union playbook: a little bit of racism.

U.S. life expectancy continued to drop in 2021, new analysis shows Washington Post

What Noir Films Taught Us About Police Progressive

Before copaganda became widely televised in shows like “Law & Order,” police were more accurately portrayed as abusers of power.

Cuba Warns of the Dangers Threatening Humanity from U.S. Maneuvers at the United Nations Internationalist 360°

China

Russia Coal and Oil Paid for in Yuan Starts Heading to China Bloomberg

Explaining China’s vote against suspending Russia from the UNHRC—Explanation of Vote by Ambassador Zhang Jun at the Emergency Special Session of the UN General Assembly ECNS

China Rips Pelosi Over Reported Taiwan Trip, Setting Up Showdown Bloomberg

China warns US over arms supplies to Taiwan TASS

The Dollar Devours the Euro Michael Hudson

It is now clear that today’s escalation of the New Cold War was planned over a year ago. America’s plan to block Nord Stream 2 was really part of its strategy to block Western Europe (“NATO”) from seeking prosperity by mutual trade and investment with China and Russia.

Why Hasn’t the US Been Kicked off the UN Human Rights Council? Dave Lindorff

U.S./NATO war

Ukrainian Tochka-U Missile Killed Dozens At Kramatorsk Train Station Moon of Alabama

It is therefore almost assured that it was a Ukrainian missile that today hit Kramatorsk station.

Greek MPs leave Zelensky session for including message from neo-Nazi Azov Al Mayadeen 

Zelenskyy speech at Greek parliament overshadowed by Azov video Euractiv

Eye-Witness Report from Donbass: How the War Looks From the Russian Side CovertAction Magazine

French journalist: We are forbidden to talk about Nazi atrocities in Ukraine Pravda

Bucha Massacre – When Satellite Images And Videos Are Manipulated To Tell A False Story Donbass Insider

Austin: US Giving Ukraine Intelligence for Attacks Against Russia in the Donbas Dave DeCamp

Putin is following the Bosnia playbook Philip Cunliffe

Serbia to seek info from Russia, NATO over [NATO] fighter jet that used civilian plane as cover TASS

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