2022-05-03: News Headlines

_____ (2022-05-03). Japan is Suffering due to its Own Sanctions and its Ukraine Policy. journal-neo.org Tokyo is experiencing more and more problems as a result of its reckless adherence to Washington's Russophobic dictates. And as Tokyo continues to adopt new anti-Russian sanctions these problems are rapidly getting more and more serious. For example, Japan has already announced a number of sanctions packages against Russia as a result of the Ukraine …

Fight Back (2022-05-03). Keep abortion legal! Defend women's and reproductive rights! fightbacknews.org May 2, 2022 | A leak of a draft majority opinion overturning the historic Supreme Court decision Roe v. Wade is circulating in the press. Written by Justice Samuel Alito, the leak confirms what many have suspected: the Supreme Court is poised to overturn federal constitutional protections of abortion rights. If Roe is overturned, 26 U.S. states will likely enact bans on abortion. Freedom Road Socialist Organization condemns in the strongest possible terms this attack on reproductive freedom. | We call on all working class, oppressed, and progressive people to take to the streets and fight for our lives — in…

____ (2022-05-03). Supreme Court to overturn Roe v. Wade, ending right to abortion. wsws.org The decision is an assault on the democratic rights of the entire population. Its content is politically, legally and morally abhorrent.

Liberation Staff (2022-05-03). PSL Statement: Supreme Court declares war on women and abortion rights — Take to the streets! liberationnews.org A heroic individual has leaked to the public the decision by the Supreme Court to end abortion rights by overturning the Roe v Wade decision, and the earlier Casey decision.

____ (2022-05-03). China holds "emergency" conference over sanctions threat. wsws.org Government and financial officials in Beijing are on alert, fearing that the unprecedented financial sanctions imposed on Russia could be used against China.

____ (2022-05-02). Ukrainian defense ministry condemns Georgian government. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Civil GeorgiaMay 1, 2022 Ukraine Says Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan Aid Russia Evade Sanctions Ukrainian Defense Intelligence has accused Georgia, as well as Armenia and Azerbaijan of negotiating with Moscow over the reexport of Russian products to international markets. "The supply is planned to be made in the form of Georgian, Armenian and Azerbaijani products and …

Dianne Mathiowetz (2022-05-02). Painters' union charges wage theft on Georgia campus. workers.org Kennesaw, Georgia Kennesaw State University students, faculty and staff; AFL-CIO representatives; elected officials; a delegation from the Georgia Latino Alliance for Human Rights; and others answered the call of IUPAT District Council 77 (International Union of Painters and Allied Trades) to denounce the illegal and racist practices of AEI Painting . . . |

Kawsachun News (2022-05-02). Cuba Sounds Alarm Over UN Suspension Clause. towardfreedom.org Several countries have taken to the General Assembly to warn against the suspension mechanism, which was used to oust Russia from the Human Rights Council on April 7, when a resolution was adopted in the General Assembly despite only being supported by a minority of United Nations member states, reports Kawsachun News.

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2022-05-02). Talking about human rights by US 'shedding crocodile tears'. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 02 (MNA) — Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesman Zhao Lijian in a statement said that no one expects US government, which is addicted to lying, to tell the truth, adding that the US talk of human rights is shedding crocodile tears.

teleSUR, jaa, JCM (2022-05-02). Pdte. de Bolivia llama a la unidad a los trabajadores del mundo. telesurtv.net Desde el inicio de su Gobierno, el presidente Arce ha luchado por los derechos de los trabajadores intentando reducir índices de pobreza y desempleo.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-05-02). Nouri's family censure inhumane behavior of Swedish officials. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 02 (MNA) — The wife and daughter of a former Iranian official illegally imprisoned in Sweden have complained that he was detained with no declared reason or evidence and placed in solitary confinement for over 30 months.

_____ (2022-05-02). 'You've Got To Shut It Down': Lessons From Wisconsin's 2011 Worker Uprising. popularresistance.org Wisconsin – With the passage of Act 10 in 2011, also known as the Wisconsin Budget Repair Bill, Republican Gov. Scott Walker declared war on the labor movement in general and on public sector workers specifically. Act 10 was a hammer blow that essentially stripped collective bargaining rights from public sector workers, made it much more difficult for workers to organize, and forced unions to take massive concessions on healthcare, retirement benefits, and much more. Soon after, in 2015, Walker signed legislation that turned Wisconsin into a "right to work" state, issuing another blow to unions in a state once he…

____ (2022-05-02). EU and UK to Meet Russia's Demand to Pay for Gas in Rubles. transcend.org 22 Apr 2022 – A scheme proposed by the European Commission will allow EU companies to pay for Russian gas in rubles without violating EU sanctions.

Staff (2022-05-02). New Zealand sanctions 170 senators, six Russian companies. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 02 (MNA) — New Zealand has imposed sanctions on 170 Russian lawmakers and six defense companies.

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