Monday’s news links – May 16, 2022

American Racism and the Buffalo Shooting Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor

Violent White People Peacefully Arrested By Police NewsOne

Only in America can police respond to separate calls for similar incidents and have two drastically different results depending on the race of the suspect.

Resident Physicians Are Unionizing. They Must Challenge For-Profit Health Care. Truthout

Trader Joe’s Workers Announce Intent To Unionize In Letter To CEO Labor411

Study Shows Most Employees At Large Chains Still Get Paid Less Than $15 An Hour Labor411

#COVID19

New versions of Omicron are masters of immune evasion Science

Our COVID blunder: Some learn from experience. Some don’t Godfree Roberts

Palestine

Art Young, 1920.

A British coup?

Operation Surprise: leaked emails expose secret intelligence coup to install Boris Johnson Grayzone

Venezuela

Ex-Pentagon Chief Reveals Trump Asked Guaidó to Kill Maduro FARS

Esper admits terror plotting against Venezuela Kawsachun News

Palestine

My Nelson Mandela is dead MR Online

On the wall of the courtyard at “The Citadel” in Beit Sahour is a mural of great Palestinian figures, both women and men. Many of them are dead; those who still live spent time in prison and are prohibited from living in their homeland. And yet Palestinians are constantly demanded to answer the question, “Where is the Palestinian Nelson Mandela?”

China

China Warns NATO Not To Interfere In Asia OilPrice

Pentagon-Funded Think Tank Simulates War With China On NBC Caitlin Johnstone

U.S./NATO war

The Subtleties of Anti-Russia Leftist Rhetoric Edward Curtin

Why Ukraine war has no winners Indian Punchline

NATO expansion

Putin tells Finnish president: Joining NATO would be ‘mistake’ Al Jazeerah

Russia Cuts Off Electricity to Finland as Tensions Grow Common Dreams

Finland formally confirms intention to join Nato Guardian

Finland Holds War Drill Alongside U.S. Soldiers Ahead of NATO Application WSJ

Long wary of Moscow’s intentions, Finland’s membership would double the length of NATO’s border with Russia


“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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