Wednesday’s news links – May 11, 2022

Former Black Panther Sundiata Acoli Wins Parole Appeal After Nearly 50 Years In Prison NewsOne

Target Workers File Union Election Petition Labor411

Flight attendants at Spirit Airlines rally in Philadelphia against being stranded Yahoo News

Overworked and Underpaid Capital and Main

Who killed overtime pay?

Street vendor advocates say enough is enough after woman is arrested in NYC subway station for selling fruit CBS News

Revealed: 93% of districts in major US cities unaffordable to Black residents Guardian

Senate Dems Won’t Protect Abortion Rights, But Vote Unanimously to Protect Justices From Protests Common Dreams

How Wall Street Is Taking Over Medicare The Lever

Record High Diesel Prices Will Ripple Across The Economy OilPrice

DeSantis signs bill mandating communism lessons in class, as GOP leans on education MSN

Indigenous Peoples

Two Southwest tribes raise concerns over uranium storage High Country News

ICE ‘now operates as a domestic surveillance agency,’ think tank says Engadget

Shireen Abu Akleh: Al Jazeera journalist shot dead in West Bank Al Jazeera

U.S./NATO war

Sleepwalking Into Disaster: How US Establishment Lost Fear of Escalating Ukraine Crisis Sputnik

Lavrov Calls Borrell’s Idea to Transfer Russia’s Frozen Assets to Ukraine ‘Theft’ Sputnik

Top German Gas Buyer [VNG] Concedes To Russian Payment Scheme OilPrice

Biden Wanted $33B More For Ukraine. Congress Quickly Raised it to $40B. Who Benefits? Glenn Greenwald

Exclusive: Germany prepares crisis plan for abrupt end to Russian gas Reuters

Millions of UK homes face no heat this winter, power chief warns RT

“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

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