Thursday’s news links – April 21, 2022

Demonstrators protest the killing of Patrick Lyoya who was shot and killed by a Grand Rapids, Mich., police officer during a traffic stop.

US police have killed nearly 600 people in traffic stops since 2017, data shows Guardian

Indigenous Peoples

The FBI Says It Still Opposes Leonard Peltier’s Freedom. Its Argument Is Full Of Holes. HuffPost

Indiana University graduate student workers vote to extend strike another week WBOI

Amazon’s Union Busting Is Subsidized By The Government The Lever

Despite In-Flight Celebrations, Many Americans Would Prefer to Keep Masks on Planes: Poll Gizmodo

Julian Assange

Dark Day For Press Freedom: British Court Orders Assange Extradition The Dissenter

Palestine

“Colonial Violence Is the Norm”: Israel Raids Al-Aqsa Mosque, Injuring 160+, Arresting Hundreds Democracy Now

Pakistan

The Ouster Of Imran Khan: How Much Involvement Did the US Have in Pakistan’s Coup? MPN

Imran Khan joins the long list of deposed prime ministers and underscores the reality that, in Pakistan, whoever the people elect, the U.S.-backed military is always in charge.

U.S./NATO war

War in Ukraine Could Be the Mother of All Energy Wars: But the Media Still Misses the Context Covert Action Magazine

Some Of The Weapons Delivered To Ukraine Will Be Used Against Us Moon of Alabama

US weapons for Ukraine disappearing into ‘black hole’ – CNN RT

Kramatorsk train station attack: The key to finding the perpetrator lies in this overlooked detail Scott Ritter

Kiev and its Western backers immediately blamed Russia for the incident, but a proper investigation is likely to disagree

NATO Put Ukraine on the Path to Partition David Stockman

NATO countries gear up to supply more weapons to Ukraine Peoples Dispatch

Gold Rush in Ukraine William D. Hartung and Julia Gledhill

Even before hostilities broke out, the CEOs of major weapons firms were talking about how tensions in Europe could pad their profits.

Will the US and Germany Turn Mongolia into a Biological Warfare Testing Grounds against Russia and China? NEO


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