Daily Archives: January 1, 2022

2022-01-01: News Headlines

Editor2 (2022-01-01). Balhaf: The Oil Port Where UAE Loots Yemen and Imprisons and Tortures Yemenis. orinocotribune.com By Ahmed Abdulkareem — Dec 21, 2021 | The UAE has not only prevented Yemenis from exporting their own natural gas from Balhaf and forcefully laid off hundreds of employees, it has converted the sprawling industrial complex into a private military camp and secret prison. | BALHAF, SHABWA, YEMEN — Al-Shabwani, a resident from Ateq city in Shabwa province who requested that only his nickname be used, told MintPress News that he was detained for months and tortured in a secret prison inside Balhaf. Since 2016, when the UAE first entered Yemen's most productive oil and gas areas in Shabwa, Abu Dhabi has car…

Editor (2021-12-31). Chris Hedges: PEN America and the Betrayal of Julian Assange. mronline.org Careerists and Democratic Party apparatchiks successfully leverage corporate money and backing to seize and deform historic rights organizations into appendages of the ruling class.

Fight Back (2021-12-31). 63rd Anniversary of the Cuban Revolution: Socialism is superior to capitalism! fightbacknews.org For over six decades the Cuban people created a system that provides free universal health care, free public education from kindergarten through university, and housing to people at around 10% of their income. That system is socialism. Despite six decades of U.S. invasion attempts, blockades, embargos, assassination attempts, sanctions and demonization, the achievement record of the socialist mode of production in Cuba speaks for itself. As Mao said, "The fundamental cause of the development of a thing is not external but internal." So, we must look at what has been happening inside Cuba to account of the success…

Jeremy Kuzmarov (2021-12-31). Biden's First Year Foreign Policy Record May Be Worse than Trump's. covertactionmagazine.com His administration has escalated dangerous conflicts with Russia and China while increasing the military budget, expanding deadly sanctions and sustaining …

Shriya Singh (2021-12-31). Humanitarian crisis worsens in Afghanistan after five months of economic sanctions. peoplesdispatch.org The global economic sanctions that were imposed on the interim government of Taliban in August have led the country on the path of an economic collapse and deepened a nationwide humanitarian crisis with shortages of cash, food and electricity.

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