Wednesday’s news links – May 4, 2022

Mass Mobilizations Planned as Supreme Court Targets Roe v Wade Common Dreams

The case against the Supreme Court of the United States Vox

The Court was the midwife of Jim Crow, the right hand of union busters, and the dead hand of the Confederacy

Medicare Surprise: Drug Plan Prices Touted During Open Enrollment Can Rise Within a Month KHN

Biden heads to Alabama facility where Lockheed is making key Javelin weapon for Ukraine CNBC

D-Day Approaches: Diesel Market Braces For Historic Shock Tyler Durden

While the market’s attention – and certainly that of the administration – has been focused on the surge in gas prices due to their vast political implications, the real action – and threat – is in diesel

Soaring metal costs could push new car prices even higher CBS News

The Ukraine war is driving up metal prices as more and more U.S. and European companies cut ties with Russian businesses that produce aluminum, nickel and palladium. Russia is home to Norilsk Nickel, the world’s largest nickel and palladium producer. All told, 40% of the metal materials used by automakers come from Russian firms.

In Republican Primaries, China is the Enemy Washington Monthly

Cuba

Ricardo Alarcón and his Battle for the Five Cuban Anti-Terrorists Resumen

Ukraine

Canadian general arrested in Mariupol

Burned alive: How the 2014 Odessa massacre became a turning point for Ukraine Evgeny Norin

Ukrainian human rights infringements being covered-up in information war BRICS

Pope says NATO may have caused Russia’s invasion of Ukraine Politico

From Douma to Xinjiang to Bucha, the U.S. Empire’s Atrocity Propaganda is the Same Internationalist 360°

PayPal’s IndyMedia Wipeout Matt Taibbi


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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