Friday’s news links – June 24, 2022

Supremacist court

Bans Off Our Bodies Planned Parenthood has a list of decision-day actions across the country.

The Case for Ending the Supreme Court as We Know It Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor

Mutulu Shakur in 2012. Photo: Courtesy of Friends and Family of Dr. Shakur

Will a Judge Force Cancer-Stricken Black Elder Mutulu Shakur to Die Behind Bars? Natasha Lennard

Free Dr. Mutulu Shakur petition

LGBTQ2S

Smithtown N.Y. Library Board bans LGBTQ+ materials from children’s sections

Cops help masked Proud Boys terrorize kids at NC Pride event Los Angeles Blade

Workers seek union at a Chipotle restaurant, a first for the chain Yahoo

Reviving The Bracero Program Is The Wrong Answer For Workers David Bacon

According to immigrant rights pioneer Bert Corona, braceros were brought from Mexico “to serve as cheap labor and to be used against the organized labor movement in the fields and the cities.” Growers brought hundreds of thousands of contract laborers from Mexico every year-until Cesar Chavez, Ernesto Galarza, Larry Itliong, Dolores Huerta, and others activists organized to halt the program at the height of the civil rights movement.

More than half a century later, however, little has changed. Not only is the bracero program not dead; President Biden wants to use its modern iteration to channel migration from Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean.

Biden sides with pork industry in fight over California law setting standards for animal cages San Francisco Chronicle

New documentary footage shows Pence after January 6 when Congress was discussing the 25th amendment Business Insider

A documentary filmmaker claimed that Vice President Mike Pence appeared to react enthusiastically to an email calling on him to remove president Donald Trump from office after the January 6 attacks on the Capitol, according to CNN.

Economy

What Is Stagflation And Why Has The Establishment Been In Denial About It? Tyler Durden

Biden Again Blames Putin For High Gas Prices as Russian Oil Sales Soar Dave DeCamp

The president admits that his sanctions caused gas prices to spike

The Myth of the ‘Good Guy With a Gun’ Has Religious Roots NYTimes

Two trucks loaded with Indigenous protesters from the countryside arriving in Quito. Photo: Diario Dia

Ecuador

Ecuador’s National Strike: Government and Indigenous Movements Very Far from Dialogue Orinoco Tribune

What is Putting Ecuador’s Democracy at Risk? Resumen

Honduras

Honduras: man who planned Berta Cáceres’s murder jailed for 22 years Guardian

A US-trained former Honduran army intelligence officer who was the president of an internationally financed energy company has been sentenced to 22 years and six months for the assassination of the Indigenous environmentalist Berta Cáceres.

U.S./NATO war

Madrid to host major anti-NATO protest in run-up to bloc’s summit TASS

Only 4 of 55 African leaders attend Zelensky call, showing neutrality on Ukraine and Russia Ben Norton

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