Sunday’s news links – June 19, 2022

‘Poverty Is Violence!’ Thousands of Demonstrators in DC Demand Economic Justice Jessica Corbett

A mourning Black community celebrates Juneteenth in Buffalo with pride Buffalo News

The problem with Juneteenth Margaret Kimberley

Juneteenth’s only value is if it becomes a day of serious study and political education.

Apple workers vote to unionize at Maryland store Associated Press

Union busting at RWS Barnabas Hospitals in New Jersey

US Leads Sanctions Killing Millions to No End Jomo Kwame Sundaram and Anis Chowdhury

A tightening world Michael Roberts

The world of credit is tightening and bringing with it a downturn in financial asset prices, but also exposing the fault-lines in ‘real economy’ production. As the FT put it in an editorial this week:“ the choice is stagflation, or deflationary depression.

This Is a Market Rout Without Equal Bloomberg

Even in the long and storied history of market meltdowns, the breadth of losses is without equal, based on data that goes back to the Great Depression. In five of the seven sessions through Thursday, at least nine in 10 S&P 500 stocks dropped, a record run of widespread losses

The Fed Can’t Fix What’s Driving Inflation. But It Can Start a Recession. J.W. Mason, Barron’s

If wages aren’t what’s driving inflation, why are we addressing inflation with tools that act mainly on wages?


How Cuba became a pioneer in covid-19 vaccines for kids Washington Post

U.S./NATO war

UN slams Ukrainian attack on Donetsk maternity hospital MR Online

Western media and politicians prefer to ignore the truth about civilians killed in Donetsk shelling Eva Bartlett

France supplies Ukraine with banned cluster munitions it is supposed to have destroyed MR Online

US to send heavy guided missiles to Ukraine RT

Pentagon: US Will Arm Ukraine For Years To Come Dave DeCamp

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