Thursday’s news links – May 12, 2022

Indigenous Peoples

US boarding school investigative report released Indian Country Today

The findings show the federal Indian boarding school system consisted of at least 408 federal schools across 37 states and roughly 53 different schools had been identified with marked or unmarked burial sites

Hundreds of Native children died in Indian boarding schools, report says Axios

Delaware State University ‘incensed’ after lacrosse team’s bus searched in Georgia USA Today

A Grandmother Needed Paperwork For a Glucose Monitor. The NYPD Broke Her Arm. Hell Gate

Target Workers Are Joining the Union Wave The New Republic

Whistleblower warned FDA about formula plant months before baby deaths Politico

USW Condemns Arrest of Korean Labor Leader United Steel Workers

The United Steelworkers union (USW) today strongly condemned the May 4 arrest of Youn Taeg-gun, first vice president of the Korean Confederation of Trade Unions (KCTU), who was detained for his leading role in organizing a general strike on October 20, 2021.


Germany ramps up capacity for LNG imports to replace Russian gas Reuters

EU Plan To Ditch Russian Gas May Cost $214 Billion More Than Planned OilPrice

Gazprom Claims It’s “Technically Impossible” To Reroute Gas To Europe OilPrice

EU stumbles over Russian oil slick M. K. Bhadrakumar

U.S./NATO war

Ukraine – Congress Passes The Bucks, Realism Sneaks In, Poland Plans For More War Moon of Alabama

After a lot of talk about defeating Russia in the Ukraine and an alleged lack of Russian fighting abilities Congress passed another $40 billion fund for weapons and economic support. That brings the total to some $53 billion for Ukraine. Most of the money will go to the U.S. weapon industry, the CIA and to various Ukrainian oligarchs. Hardly anything will be received by those in need.

Biden Signs Bill Reviving World War II-Era Lend-Lease Program to Ukraine Dave DeCamp

Chinese Military ‘Deeply Alarmed’ Over Musk’s Starlink Satellites’ Dual-Use Capabilities Sputnik

China, Serbia mark anniversary of NATO bombing of Chinese Embassy in 1999 Global Times

“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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