Saturday’s news links – April 9, 2022

Six Starbucks Stores Unionize In Two Days, Brining Total To 16 Labor411

Starbucks Workers Have Filed to Unionize 200 Stores Truthout

How Workers Used Amazon’s Captive Audience Meetings Against the Company In These Times

Woman arrested in Starr County Texas on murder for ‘illegal abortion’ MyRGV.com

Puerto Rico

‘Unbearable’: Over 800K customers in Puerto Rico without power for second day NBC

Pakistan

Why the US Attempted to Topple Pakistan’s Government Orinoco Tribune

#COVID19

Drop in Life Expectancy ‘Speaks Volumes’ About How US Handled Covid: Expert Jessica Corbett

People have false sense of security about Covid risks among friends – study Guardian

The U.S. billionaires profiting the most from the pandemic Real-World Economics

Climate

Methane emissions soar to highest level ever recorded Grist

World food prices soar to record high amid Russia-Ukraine conflict Xinhua

The Sentinel: US unveils new nuclear-armed ICBM Asia Times

Carol Miller on the Military Industrial Congressional Media Complex Corporate Crime Reporter

Cuba Sounds Alarm Over UN Suspension Clause Kawsachun News

Why can’t Venezuela vote at the UN? Kawsachun News

U.S./NATO war

More Evidence That Ukraine Fired The Missile Which Killed Dozens In Kramatorsk Moon of Alabama

More on the Bucha atrocities: Iran’s Press TV Gilbert Doctorow

The Bucha atrocities and the tilted character of reporting on Ukraine Thomas Palley

Volnovakha Physician: Ukrainian forces occupied the hospital, mined the ICU entrance Eva K Bartlett on YouTube

They Saw and Heard the Truth — Then Lied About it: media on Donbass delegation omitted mention of Ukraine’s 8 year war on the autonomous republics Eva K Bartlett

Dutch Journalist: ‘We are Here, in Donbass, to Awaken Westerners Deluded by Propaganda’ Ekaterina Blinova

Ukraine: A conversation with Scott Ritter Hosted by Margaret Flowers and Joe Lombardo

The first casualty of War is Truth (Live w/Scott Ritter) on YouTube

The Military Situation In Ukraine Jacques Baud 

Britain, Germany jointly pledge to pour more weapons into Ukraine Anti-bellum

Outrage as Azov Nazi Addresses Greek Parliament Joe Lauria

China’s yuan is replacing the dollar and euro in Russian bank accounts amid Western sanctions, report says MarketWatch

Ruble Surges To 5-Month Highs After Russia Unexpectedly Slashes Rates By 300bps Tyler Durden

How QR codes work and what makes them dangerous – a computer scientist explains The Conversation

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