Thursday’s news links – April 28, 2022

New TN bill requires year’s worth of rent to appeal evictions WREG

‘Unprecedented’ Water Restrictions Ordered in Drought-Ravaged California Common Dreams

Soaring food prices due to Ukraine war may stoke ‘unrest’ in Africa, says IMF France24

American Oil Refiners Set For A Blowout Year OilPrice

American refiners are likely to continue seeing higher profits as Europe’s energy crisis worsens.

Four Buyers In Europe Have Paid In Rubles For Russia’s Gas OilPrice

Russia Opens First Cross-Border Railway Bridge to China Sputnik

NATO and AUKUS: the makings of an Asian NATO Friends of Socialist China

Iran, China Agree on Expanding Military Cooperation Sputnik

Britain’s foreign secretary: NATO should protect Taiwan Politico

Solomon Islands prime minister Manasseh Sogavare with Chinese president Xi Jinping. Photo: China Daily

Solomon Islands

US and Pacific allies panic over Solomon Islands-China security deal Peoples Dispatch


Germany Prepares To Expropriate Russian-Run Refinery OilPrice

The Little-Known International Charter At The Center of Ukraine War and China’s Future Defense Black Agenda Report

U.S./NATO war

Ukraine forces shell Ukrainian village with cluster bombs MR Online

The horrible dangers of pushing a US proxy war in Ukraine Responsible Statecraft (publication of the Quincy Institute, a “thinktank” funded by George Soros and Charles Koch)

Russian Media Today, 26 April 2022 Gilbert Doctorow

The number one news item on Russian state television on 26 April was the meeting in Rammstein, Germany of defense officials from the United States and 40 allied countries to set policy on providing military assistance to Ukraine, including the provision for monthly such meetings going forward.

Putin warns the US to back off in Ukraine M. K. Bhadrakumar

War spills over into Russian territory Voltaire Network

US extends war to Europe Voltaire Network

US Army To Test “Largest Drone Swarm Ever” In Utah Desert Tyler Durden

All over the world, wherever there are capitalists, freedom of the press means freedom to buy up newspapers, to buy writers, to bribe, buy and fake ‘public opinion’ for the benefit of the bourgeoisie. (V.I. Lenin, A Letter To G. Myasnikov, August 1921, Marxists Internet Archive)

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