Friday’s news links – May 13, 2022

The Overturn of Roe Proves We Can’t Rely on the Courts to Grant Us Rights Teen Vogue

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

Meteorologists Warn ‘Megadrought’ in US Southwest is Worst in 1,200 Years Sputnik

Thomas Jefferson once secretly wrote to Congress that the US would try to drive Native Americans into debt in order to take their land Business Insider

Crypto market cap has plunged 28% over the last week to $1.2 trillion, the lowest since July, amid broad meltdown Business Insider

More than $500 billion in market value has vanished in the past week, with the last 24 hours alone seeing a $200 billion loss.

The Cryptocurrency Crash Is Replaying 2008 as Absurdly as Possible Foreign Policy

Ruble Surpasses Brazil’s Real as Year’s Best-Performing Currency Bloomberg

U.S./NATO war

Army of Secret Propagandists in Ukraine Funded by U.S. to Win Western Hearts and Minds for NATO Policies Covert Action Magazine

Polish Intervention in Ukraine Might Unleash World War III, Retired US Colonel Warns Sputnik

Biden and the Democrats pivot to proxy war James Carden, former adviser to the US-Russia Bilateral Presidential Commission at the US Department of State

Remember the Maine: The Alleged Russian Atrocity at Bucha Looks Like Another in a Long Line of False Pretexts for War Covert Action Magazine

NY Times Shifts Pro-War Narrative, Documents Failure of US in Ukraine John V. Walsh

Russia to take military-technical measures if Finland joins NATO, says Foreign Ministry TASS

More Oil From U.S. Strategic Petroleum Reserve Heads To Europe OilPrice

Russia sanctions will trigger global food and energy crises – China RT

What the Chinese really think about Russia and America Asia Times

Nuclear Notebook: How many nuclear weapons does the United States have in 2022? Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists


“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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