The rally on Saturday, in which some demonstrators risked arrest, reflected activists’ growing frustration with the administration.
"Women couldn't own property, they couldn't sign contracts, couldn't get a mortage, couldn't testify in court, they couldn't vote. It wasn't until , after decades of women's struggles, that they could have credit cards… They are not going to be forced back into the home." https://t.co/MC3s6RU78T
— Edward Snowden (@Snowden) July 9, 2022
Inflation and Your Next Union Contract Labor Notes
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The Religious Cult Secretly Running Japan Daily Beast
Abe praised his grandfather, Nobusuke Kishi, who played a leadership role for Imperial Japan.
At the end of WWII, Kishi was imprisoned as a suspected Class A war criminal, but the US govt never charged him. Instead, he became Japan’s prime minister.https://t.co/S2YyR6U4Rs pic.twitter.com/EoTHXHOipY
— Nodutdol | 노둣돌 (@nodutdol) July 8, 2022
I find the best way to understand what happened in Xinjiang is to contrast it with Afghanistan.
Why? Because they're neighboring regions that faced very similar problems to which very different solutions were applied, with ultimately very different outcomes. pic.twitter.com/uf5mg9p7Zb
— Arnaud Bertrand (@RnaudBertrand) December 1, 2021
When President Biden describes this great world conflict aimed at isolating China, Russia, India, Iran and their Eurasian trading partners, he characterizes this as an existential struggle between “democracy” and “autocracy.”
By “democracy” he means oligarchy. And by “autocracy” he means any government strong enough to prevent a financial oligarchy from taking over government and society and imposing neoliberal rules – by force. The ideal is to make the rest of the world look like Boris Yeltsin’s Russia, where American neoliberals had a free hand in stripping away all public ownership of land, mineral rights and basic public utilities.
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