Thursday’s news links – June 23, 2022

School meal waivers expire in 9 days. After axing them, Congress may try to save them NPR

‘Unconscionable’: House Committee Adds $37 Billion to Biden’s $813 Billion Military Budget Common Dreams

A gas tax holiday sounds fantastic. But there’s a reason Obama bashed it as a ‘gimmick’ CNN Business

Progressives Say Windfall Profits Tax a ‘Better Solution’ Than Biden’s Gas Tax Holiday Common Dreams

Workers Fired At Maryland Amazon Warehouse For Union Organizing Labor411

The future of work 2 – working long and hard Michael Roberts

Mayor Eric Adams Is Siphoning Funds From Public Schools to Fortify NYPD ZNet

How Overturning ‘Roe’ Impacts Trans and Nonbinary Communities Rewire

Cuba

Cuba introduces new Equality Bill Johanna Pauls

Discussions about a new bill on family law are being held in Cuba. The new bill includes the legalization of same-sex marriage, measures to achieve gender equality and protection of victims of domestic violence

Colombia

Vice President-Elect Francia Márquez Lectures Colombian TV Anchor on What it Means to ‘Vivir Sabroso’ Orinoco Tribune

U.S./NATO war

Lithuania’s Step Too Far — Blockade of Kaliningrad Draws No Support from US, UK, EU, NATO, as Russia Prepares “Practical Steps”, “No Diplomacy” John Helmer

Neocon think-tanks are driving Biden’s Ukraine policy  Asia Times

The Neocon’s Dream – Decolonize Russia, Re-colonize China Moon of Alabama

On March 26 U.S. President Joe Biden called for regime change in Russia

‘They Should Be In Jail’: How The Guardian and New York Times ‘Set Up’ Julian Assange Kit Klarenberg

Networks covered the war in Ukraine more than the US invasion of Iraq Responsible Statecraft

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