Daily Archives: June 17, 2022

2022-06-17: News Headlines

WSWS (2022-06-17). New Zealand: Change of police minister signals shift to the right. wsws.org Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has promised that the new police minister will lead a crackdown on "youth offending" and gangs. The Labour government is expanding the police in preparation to suppress working class opposition to record levels of inequality.

Peter Koenig (2022-06-16). Kissinger y la guerra en Ucrania: El mensajero y el amo. globalizacion.ca Cuando Henry Kissinger sorprendió al mundo con su discurso en el reciente Foro Económico Mundial (FEM) en Davos (22-26 de mayo de 2022), diciéndole al presidente de Ucrania, Zelenskyy, que tenía que hacer alguna concesión a cambio de la paz,…

Dean Baker (2022-06-16). Will CNN Put Donald Trump Back in the White House? cepr.net The network's coverage of the economy has been inflation, inflation, inflation 24-7. But inflation is not the whole story of the economy. We also have unemployment that is near 50-year low. That is a really big deal, because the vast majority of families work for most of their income.

Grace Woods (2022-06-16). Horrific conditions at NYC Rikers jail expose criminalization of poverty, capitalist greed. liberationnews.org The system of mass incarceration can be depicted no better than at Rikers Island—it is a manifestation of capital's drive toward maximizing profit that thrives and relies on racism, brutality, and the criminalization of poverty.

Editor (2022-06-16). The Rotten Roots of the IMF and the World Bank. scheerpost.com By Daniel Steinmetz-Jenkins / The International Monetary Fund and the World Bank have long been criticized for the onerous influence they exert over the domestic policies of many states. Especially since the 1990s, they have been excoriated for imposing policies—such as structural adjustment reforms and austerity measures—on client states that deepen inequality in the Global South, which, in turn, benefits the powerful countries of the Global North. How do we understand the struct…

SAM (2022-06-16). Can We Ever Retire to Greater Equality? inequality.org

SAM (2022-06-16). The Climate Case for Taxing Wealth. inequality.org

David Giesen (2022-06-16). Sunday 7/3: Fulfilling the Promise of America, a symposium. indybay.org ZOOM video meet: | zoom.us/j/94131824284?pwd=RzI0ZEY1eEkrbkxFemNOMHFHbUZXZz09

United We Dream (2022-06-16). Wednesday 6/15: DACA Tenth Anniversary: Then, Now and Beyond! Celebration & Action Rally. indybay.org Virtual celebration & action rally…

La Peña (2022-06-16). Friday 6/17: Baila Community Dance Party. indybay.org La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705…

Khubaka, Michael Harris (2022-06-16). 2022 California Juneteenth – National Freedom Day. indybay.org In the coming years over 100 California cities with @100,000+ residents will begin to discover our unique California Juneteenth Legacy, helping manifest equity and greater inclusion throughout the 5th largest economy in the world. Today, "Mining for Freedom" or the authentic "Golden Legacy" of our California USCT who fought, bleed and died for freedom is a fierce debate impacting future generation.

Freedom Socialist Party (2022-06-16). Wednesday 6/15: Labor History: A key to unlocking workers' power today. indybay.org Online via Zoom | To register: bit.ly/FSFD-Labor

United We Dream (2022-06-16). Wednesday 6/15: DACA Décimo Aniversario – °Antes, Ahora y Más Allá! Celebración y Reuinon para la Acción. indybay.org Virtual celebration & action rally…

Alasdair Baverstock (2022-06-15). Challenges for the return migration in El Salvador. america.cgtn.com Over ,000 migrants returned to El Salvador last year and most of them never reaching the U.S. But without local solutions to the root causes of unemployment, poverty and violence the majority start back on the migrant trail.

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