Thursday’s news links – April 14, 2022

Grand Rapids march to demand justice for Patrick Lyoya. Photo: FightBack! News

Michigan Police Videos Confirm Cop Executed Patrick Lyoya NewsOne

Protesters march on Grand Rapids city meeting demanding justice for Patrick Lyoya mlive.com

Why did it take NYPD so long to find the Brooklyn shooting suspect? The inconvenient answer The Independent

Within 12 hours of the shooting, Mayor and former police officer Eric Adams declared his intent to double the number of police on the subway. His announcement failed to note that he had already added 1,000 NYPD officers to the subway system during his first three months in office — bringing the total to 3,500 police officers who failed to stop Tuesday’s mass shooting

Amazon Cracks Down on Organizing After Historic Union Win Vice

Selling Albright as a ‘Feminist Icon’: Was the Price Worth It? FAIR

A Brief History of the Ku Klux Klan in Orange County [California]: Notes on the Banality of Evil Fullerton Observer

Wealthiest Americans pay just 3.4% of income in taxes, investigation reveals Guardian

#COVID19

Zero-covid strategies are being ditched, but they were the best option New Scientist

CDC extends travel mask requirement to May 3 as COVID rises AP

Palestine

Amid International Campaign, Israeli Court Drops ‘Terrorism’ Charge on Manasra Palestine Chronicle

Ahmad Manasra case highlights Israel’s cruelty to Palestinian children Electronic Intifada

Pakistan

US-backed coup in Pakistan overthrows PM Imran Khan over his independent foreign policy Ben Norton

China

China’s Offshore Oil Giant Exits Western Markets Over Sanction Fears Tsvetana Paraskova

Western pressure mounts on Solomons to quash pact with China AP

World’s Top Oil Merchant Vitol Winds Down Trading Russian Crude Tyler Durden

Washington Post calls for censoring Chinese media, praises purge of Russian outlets Multipolarista

The Role of Capitalism in the War in Ukraine Richard D. Wolff

Western Sanctions Against Russia Create Food Deficits Globally Fighting Words

U.S./NATO war

Mariupol commercial sea port fully liberated from Azov regiment’s Nazi fighters TASS

U.S. Military Intelligence Official Refutes ‘Russian Atrocities’ Claims Moon of Alabama

US And UK Conducting ‘Secret War’ In Ukraine – Le Figaro

Pentagon Convenes Top US Weapons Makers to Increase Supply for Ukraine War Jake Johnson

SCOTT RITTER: Twitter Wars—My Personal Experience in Twitter’s Ongoing Assault on Free Speech

Twitter Re-Ban of Scott Ritter, Kafkaesque Support of Impersonator, Is All About Anti-Russia Propaganda Yves Smith

Western Dissent from US/NATO Policy on Ukraine is Small, Yet the Censorship Campaign is Extreme Glenn Greenwald

Canada failed when it trained Ukrainian troops linked to the far right, says Nazi hunter Ottawa Citizen

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