Tuesday’s news links – April 26, 2022

Approximately 5,000 nurses picket at Stanford Hospital.

Thousands of Stanford nurses strike over burnout, exhaustion issues KTVU

Despite recent pay hikes, many American workers are still a long way from a living wage FastCompany

Even at the current rate of pay increases, it would take a full 10 years for a worker in the 20th percentile of the wage distribution to earn a living wage of $20 an hour.

Cuba

Cuba says U.S. seeking to exclude it from upcoming Summit of Americas UPI

Top Iranian General Claims US-Affiliated Terrorists Behind Recent Bomb Blasts in Afghanistan Sputnik

Moscow and Beijing will oppose hegemony on world stage together — Chinese envoy to Moscow TASS

U.S./NATO war

Heavy weaponry pours into Ukraine as commanders become more desperate Politico

Former US-NATO commander wants to put troops on the ground in Ukraine Responsible Statecraft

Former NATO top commander Gen. Philip Breedlove is the latest big name to come out for putting troops on the ground in Ukraine. Breedlove, who has been angling for weeks for a more muscular policy against Russia, told The Times of London that it’s time for real action. And he may have the ear of the White House: the article says he’s named as one of “several high-ranking retired commanders advising the Biden administration on Ukraine.”

In Videos: Civilians From Mariupol Testify To Crimes And Atrocities By Azov Fighters (English Subtitles)

President Zelensky’s personal wealth amounts to $850 million Voltaire Network

The Ukrainian Military Has Set Elon Musk Up

There is a good reason why some countries refused to install Starlink ground stations. From the beginning, despite assurances about the safety and independence of the system, Elon Musk collaborated with the U.S. military.

Accused of Treason and Imprisoned Without Trial: Journalist Kirill Vyshinsky Recounts His Harrowing Time in a Ukrainian Prison Eva Bartlett

Lenin’s ‘The State and Revolution’ MR Online


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