2022-06-17: News Headlines

Staff (2022-06-17). Post-WWII shift: invoking Russia, Japan moves to NATO-level military spending. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Kyodo NewsJune 16, 2022 Japan ruling party vows to boost nation's defense in election pledges Japan's ruling party pledged Thursday ahead of a House of Councillors election to "fundamentally" reinforce the country's defense capability and increase relevant spending in the next five years, as Russia's war against Ukraine has raised calls for a more robust …

Leo V. (2022-06-17). Ramzan Kadyrov Reads a Poem about Ukraine. thesaker.is t.me/RKadyrov_95/2289 Posted on Kadyrov's Telegram channel on June 10, 2022. Translated by Leo V. My sidenote: If I had to name this poem, it would be NaàØve –£–∫—Ä–∞—ó–Ω–∞ Ukraine,…

Maurizio Coppola (2022-06-17). In Italy, migrants and refugees take to the streets for peace and social justice. peoplesdispatch.org On World Refugee Day, June 17 in Naples and June 18 in Caserta, the migrant and refugee movement of Naples and Caserta, together with organizations struggling for dignity and rights for migrants, will take to the streets demanding peace, social justice and the regularization of undocumented people. | "We will present concrete proposals to the immigration offices of Naples and Caserta, to the regional government and to the Ministry of the Interior," the organizers state. "It's about improving the lives of both migrants who have lived in these territories for years, and those who have just arrived." | Organizations…

Staff (2022-06-17). Ahead of F-35s, Romania to buy 32 F-16s from Norway. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Xinhua News AgencyJune 16, 2022 Romania to buy 32 used F-16 jets from Norway The Romanian government is set to buy 32 second-hand F-16 aircraft from Norway, with a draft law approved on Thursday. The planes will be delivered in condition to operate for at least 10 years, during the transition period to the 5th …

Editor2 (2022-06-17). Ruble Returns to Multi-Year Highs. orinocotribune.com The Russian currency has continued to strengthen against the dollar and the euro in spite of sanctions | The ruble soared on the Moscow Exchange on Tuesday, setting new highs against the dollar and the euro. The rally comes as Russia's central bank has restored its key interest rate to pre-war levels. | The Russian currency briefly touched 55.63 rubles to the dollar on Tuesday, its strongest exchange rate against the US currency since February 2018. The ruble was also trading below 58 against the euro, close to a seven-year high reached in May. The Russian currency gave up some of the gains later in the session.

____ (2022-06-17). Russia's Pacific Fleet conducts training in Philippine Sea. ecns.cn A detachment of Russia's Pacific Fleet has entered the Philippine Sea, engaging in anti-aircraft training activities as well as those in search of submarines of a mock enemy, said the press service of the fleet Friday.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-06-17). Armenia asks Iran to assist in peace treaty with Azerbaijan. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 17 (MNA) — President of the National Assembly of Armenia, Alen Roberti Simonyan has called on Tehran to assist in concluding a peace treaty with the Azerbaijan Republic.

____ (2022-06-17). WTO members agree on key issues at ministerial conference. ecns.cn The World Trade Organization's (WTO) 12th Ministerial Conference (MC12) closed Friday at dawn at WTO headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland.

Peoples Dispatch (2022-06-16). NATO meets to push further supply of weapons to Ukraine, Russia raises concerns. peoplesdispatch.org Russia has been warning that the West's military supplies to Ukraine will only prolong the war in the country, and may cause grave consequences. Russia has repeatedly accused NATO of fighting a proxy war against it at the cost of the Ukrainian people…

Staff (2022-06-16). EU funds transfer of Slovak helicopters, rocket launcher ammo to Ukraine. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Interfax-UkraineJune 16, 2022 Slovakia hands five helicopters, ammunition for Grad systems over to Ukraine — defense minister Slovakia has handed five helicopters and ammunition for Grad multiple rocket launchers over to the Armed Forces of Ukraine, Defense Minister of Slovakia Jaroslav Naƒè said. "Today, at the meeting [of NATO defense ministers in Brussels] I announced …

Staff (2022-06-16). Greece to provide combat vehicles to Ukraine in trade-off with Germany. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Ukrainian News AgencyJune 15, 2022 Greece May Supply Ukraine With Up To 30 Armored Vehicles Greece may supply Ukraine with 30 Soviet-style infantry fighting vehicles after an exchange with Germany. The Ukrainian Pravda writes about this with reference to Protothema. It is reported that the supply will take place as part of an exchange with …

Staff (2022-06-16). NATO chief attends 45-nation war council to prolong war in Ukraine. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com NATOJune 15, 2022 Secretary General participates in Ukraine Defense Contact Group meeting NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg participated in a meeting of the US-led Ukraine Defense Contact Group in Brussels on Wednesday (15 June 2022), to discuss Ukraine's urgent needs for military equipment. The Secretary General thanked the United States for its leadership and coordination, …

Staff (2022-06-16). NATO HQ: DM says Ukraine, partners "to liberate all our territories, including Crimea" antibellum679354512.wordpress.com UkrinformJune 16 Reznikov: We are going to liberate all our territories, including Crimea "We are going to liberate all our territories, all of it all, including Crimea. Crimea is a strategic objective for Ukraine because it's Ukrainian territory. But we will move step by step," Defense Minister of Ukraine Oleksii Reznikov told CNN in an …

Staff (2022-06-16). NATO ready to prolong Ukraine war indefinitely — Stoltenberg. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Radio PolandJune 16, 2022 NATO ready for long-term conflict in Ukraine: Stoltenberg NATO is ready to continue providing Ukraine with necessary support in case of a long-term conflict, the alliance's Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said on Thursday. He was speaking ahead of the second day of NATO countries defence ministers' meeting in Brussels, during which …

Staff (2022-06-16). Pentagon: U.S. High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems, crews in Ukraine by end of month. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Interfax-UkraineJune 16, 2022 Four HIMARS installations to be delivered to Ukraine by end of month — US Department of Defense The U.S. Department of Defense expects that the HIMARS installations promised by U.S. President Joseph Biden on June 1 will be put into operation in Ukraine by the end of the month. "By the end …

Staff (2022-06-16). Video: NATO deploys Colombian troops for Ukraine war. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Deutsche WelleJune 16, 2022 Colombia: Training soldiers to demine in conflict Ukraine is facing the challenge of demining territory invaded by Russia. Now it will receive help from the Colombian military, which built its expertise fighting guerilla groups. DW's Johan Ramirez met soldiers who will lend Ukraine their know-how. Video…

Staff (2022-06-16). NATO Chief Suggests Ukraine Should Surrender & Cede Territory. orinocotribune.com This Sunday, June 12, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg hinted that peace in Ukraine could come at a high cost to the country, and that cost may mean the loss of territory and sovereignty. | The head of the military offensive alliance led by the United States made the

WSWS (2022-06-16). As losses mount in war with Russia, US floods Ukraine with weapons. wsws.org With the Ukrainian military losing territory and taking hundreds of casualties every day, the United States has made clear that it will only intensify its involvement in the war.

Dave DeCamp (2022-06-16). Pentagon Official Says Chinese Attack on Taiwan Would See Response Similar to Ukraine Invasion. news.antiwar.com Colin Kahl, the Pentagon's undersecretary of defense for policy, said Tuesday that a Chinese "act of aggression" against Taiwan would likely see a global response similar to what the US and its allies have done in the wake of Russia's invasion of Ukraine. "Potential adversaries and aggressors everywhere else in the world are looking at …

Anonymous767 (2022-06-16). Russia Steadily Purges Kyiv's Forces Around Severodonetsk And Slavyansk. southfront.org As of June 16, the most active military developments in the region of Donbass are focused around Slavyansk and the Severodonetsk-Lysichansk area. | In Severodonetsk, Kyiv's units remain in a tactical encirclements in the industrial area of the 'Azot plant'. According to reports, up to 2,500 members of Kyiv's forces are stuck there. They are not able to retreat to thee sector of Lysichansk controlled by their counterparts because all roads there are under fire control of Russians. This sit…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-06-16). Russian Ops in Ukraine (June 16, 2022): West Sends Arms, Russia Still Gaining Ground. libya360.wordpress.com Update for Russian Military Operations in Ukraine for June 16, 2022 &#1 ; Russian forces continue to gain ground in the Donbas; &#1 ; Russia also gains ground outside Kharkov; &#1 ; Western media covers up Ukrainian shelling of civilian targets in Donetsk; &#1 ; The flood of Western weapons continues, but limitations are manifesting themselves; &#1 ; Harpoon anti-ship…

Contributing Writers (2022-06-16). Zelensky Forces Committing War Crimes as Policy. marktaliano.net READ MORE: Ukraine Targeting Civilians in Donetsk War reporter says Ukraine bombs its own population in Donbas area &#1 ; Revolution 3.0 (revoluciontrespuntocero.mx) Mariupol Residents Accuse Ukraine Of Firing On Civilians/ Report by Patrick Lancaster…

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,…

Dave DeCamp (2022-06-16). Leaders of France, Germany, Italy, Visit Kyiv, Pledge Support for Ukraine's EU Bid. news.antiwar.com The leaders of France, Germany, Italy, and Romania "My colleagues and I have come here to Kyiv today with a clear message: Ukraine belongs to the European family," German Chancellor Olaf Scholz said at a press conference with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and the other leaders. | Ukraine formally applied to join the EU a few days after Russia invaded. Moscow has made clear that i…

Peoples Dispatch (2022-06-16). Leftist youth groups in Austria launch Youth Against War campaign. peoplesdispatch.org Austrian youth groups including the Communist Youth of Austria (KJO) and the Young Left initiated the Youth Against War campaign last week demanding peace, freedom, neutrality, and protesting the center-right coalition government's plan to allot more funds for military upgrades in the backdrop of the ongoing Russia-Ukraine war. The youth groups called on the government to instead allot more funds for social spending, including free public transport, housing and health. Demonstrations were organized in the cities of Vienna, Graz, Linz, Innviertel, Salzburg, St. Pà∂lten, Innsbruck, Feldkirch and Klagenfurt, am…

Peoples Dispatch (2022-06-16). Human rights groups denounce EU's gas deal with Israel. peoplesdispatch.org The Europe Union is looking for alternative sources of gas supply in an attempt to reduce dependence on Russian gas following sanctions imposed against the country after its attack on Ukraine…

Anonymous103 (2022-06-16). Military Situation In Ukraine On June 16, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org Russia attacked military assets of the AFU near Pyatikhatka with high-precision missiles; | Russia attacked military assets of the AFU near Barvenkovo with high-precision missiles; | Russia attacked military assets of the AFU near Rechka with high-precision missiles; | On June 15, 280 AFU members were killed and 5 armored vehicles were destroyed by Russian forces, according to the Russian MOD; | Russian air defense systems shot down 7 Ukrainian drones near Tomina Balka, Suk…

Anonymous765 (2022-06-16). War Between NATO And Russia Is Inevitable. southfront.org |

Dana Sanchez (2022-06-16). As Russia Makes War Gains, US Government In Talks With Ukraine For 'Negotiated Outcome'. moguldom.com While Russian forces gain ground in Ukraine, the U.S. has been in talks with the beseiged nation about a settlement and what that could look like. In a discussion with the Center for a New American Security, U.S. National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan said on Thursday, June 16, that the U.S. will continue "to support …

Dave DeCamp (2022-06-16). US Increases Funding to Help Russians Access US State-Funded Media. news.antiwar.com Since Russia invaded Ukraine, the US has increased funding of technology companies to help Russians get around internet censorship and access US state-funded media, The effort is focused on financing three companies that build Virtual Private Networks (VPN), which allow users to circumvent geographic internet restrictions. Between 2015 and 2021, the three firms — nthLink, Psiphon, and Lantern — received $4.8 million in fundin…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-06-16). US Biowarfare: Fever-Carrying Mosquitoes Studied in Ukrainian Labs May Have Been Used Against Cuba. libya360.wordpress.com The Russian Defence Ministry earlier reported discovering files in seized bio laboratories in Ukraine which indicated that scientists were carrying out tests on dangerous pathogens with the presumed intent to use them as components in biological weapons. The ministry said these laboratories were funded by the US for over a decade. The Ukrainian biological laboratories…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-06-16). US Tested Neuromodulators on Socially Vulnerable Ukrainians. libya360.wordpress.com Employees of the lab in the village of Sorokovka in Kharkov region tested highly active neuromodulators that caused irreversible damage to the central nervous system as part of the US military bio programme, Lt. Gen. Igor Kirillov, the head of the radiation, chemical and biological defense of the Russian Armed Forces, said. Sorokovka hosted a…

Staff (2022-06-16). Defense conclave: British, Turkish, Ukrainian DMs conspire. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Hurriyet Daily NewsJune 16, 2022 Turkish, British, Ukrainian defense ministers meet in Brussels Defense ministers of Turkey, Britain and Ukraine had a tripartite meeting and discussed current issues on the sidelines of the NATO defense ministers meeting. Defense Minister Hulusi Akar, British Defense Minister Ben Wallace and Ukrainian Defense Minister Oleksii Reznikov, exchanged opinions on …

WSWS (2022-06-16). From Greece to Ukraine: 75 years of the Truman Doctrine. wsws.org The Truman Doctrine committed the US to the following 75 years of wars, coups, interventions, dictatorships and massive military budgets that continue up to the present in the proxy war in Ukraine.

Staff (2022-06-16). Biden informs Zelensky about US military aid worth $1 bln. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 16 (MNA) — US President Joe Biden informed his Ukrainian counterpart Vladimir Zelensky about a new package of US military aid for Ukraine worth $1 billion, according to Biden's statement, published by the White House.

_____ (2022-06-16). NATO Failure Illustrated by Growing Turkish-Syrian Tensions. journal-neo.org Military activity on all sides has been increasing in northern Syria. Turkish forces are increasing their presence and the pace of operations against Kurdish held territory north of Aleppo and to the east along the Turkish-Syrian border in what may lead up to a major military operation. The Daily Sabah in an article titled, "Turkey …

Editor (2022-06-16). Turkey rains on NATO's parade. mronline.org On May 18, the secretary general of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, a Norwegian named Jen Stoltenberg, stood on a stage, flanked by the ambassadors to NATO of Finland and Sweden, Klaus Korhonen and Axel Wernhoff, respectively.

Editor (2022-06-16). Scott Ritter: Turkey Rains on NATO's Parade. scheerpost.com Letters of application to NATO from Finland and Sweden, presented to Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on May 18. (NATO) | By Scott Ritter / On May 18, the secretary general of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, a Norwegian named Jen Stoltenberg, stood on a stage, flanked by the ambassadors to NATO of Finland and Sweden, Klaus Korhonen and Axel Wernhoff, respectively. | It was one of those made-for-television moments that politicians dream of — a time of high drama, where the ostensible…

Staff (2022-06-16). Turkey accuses Germany, Greece of disloyalty to NATO. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Hurriyet Daily NewsJune 16, 2022 Tàºrkiye reacts against German spokesperson's remark on Greece Ankara reacted against the remarks by the German foreign ministry's spokesperson regarding Greek claims on the disputed issues between Athens and Ankara. "The unfortunate words of the Spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the German Federal Republic against Tàºrkiye on …

_____ (2022-06-16). The World Doesn't Work That Way Anymore. popularresistance.org The First World War signaled the end to a mercantilist order that had evolved under the aegis of European powers. One hundred years later, a very different economic order was in place (neoliberal cosmopolitanism). Believed by its architects to be universal and everlasting, globalization transfixed the world for an extended moment, but then started the subsidence from its zenith — precisely at the moment the West was giving vent to its triumphalism at the fall of the Berlin Wall. NATO — as the order's regulatory system — addressed its attendant 'identity crisis' by pushing for eastward expansion…

Staff (2022-06-16). Proconsul: U.S. has been preparing Georgia's NATO membership for thirty years. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com The MessengerJune 15, 2022 US to Fully Support Georgia's Euro-Atlantic Aspirations, US Ambassador to Georgia Says US Ambassador to Georgia Kelly DegnanThe United States Embassy to Georgia.We have been advocating on behalf of Georgia's EU candidacy because we want to see Georgia succeed in its European aspirations, US Ambassador to Georgia Kelly Degnan told reporters …

Staff (2022-06-16). Swedish, Finnish responses not meet Turkey's expectations. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 16 (MNA) — The documents Sweden and Finland sent to Turkey regarding their NATO bids do not meet the country's expectations the Turkish foreign minister said, adding that concerns need to be addressed.

____ (2022-06-16). Denis Pushilin And Kharkov. Larry On NATO Support. smoothiex12.blogspot.com I don't have the link yet, but yesterday Denis Pushilin, the Head of Donetsk PR has been heard as saying that Kharkov and all of Kharkov Oblast need to be liberated. Pushilin is a very noticeable figure as, for now at least, the Head of independent and recognized by Russia DPR, but also, de facto a fully integrated Russia's political figure now. Very important at that and fully coordinated with Kremlin. So, when figure of such prominence speaks aloud on such matters then we should pay attention. This matters in so far as our assumptions on territorial goals of SMO are concerned. Now, three EU stooges talking abou…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-16). Updated Mayo Clinic recommendations for infant formula shortage. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Since the outbreak of COVID-19, there have been significant shortages of infant formulas in some stores, largely caused by supply chain issues, as well as a recent recall of several contaminated baby formula products. While this unfortunate crisis continues to impact thousands of caregivers needing to feed their babies, Mayo Clinic continues to offer advice on safe alternatives in the short term to patients. Alternative formula options For most infants, it is OK to switch…

____ (2022-06-16). China-Central Asia gas pipeline transports over 400 bln cubic meters since 2009. ecns.cn The China-Central Asia gas pipeline has transported over 400 billion cubic meters of natural gas to China since it was put into operation in December 2009, according to the customs of China and Kazakhstan on Wednesday.

_____ (2022-06-16). Rural Europe Takes Action. popularresistance.org To celebrate the launch on June 7th of the new ARC2020 and Forum Synergies book "Rural Europe Takes Action — No more business as usual" we're sharing extracts of some of the policy actions it calls for and the stories that underscore their importance. Today we have the story of the Free Bakers Association (Die Freien Bà§cker), an independent professional organization of artisan bakers and confectioners founded in Hanover, Germany in 2011. This story demonstrates the need for institutional support for rural people, farmers, bakers, butchers and artisanal producers to create resilient local and regional…

Editor (2022-06-16). UK's 'Unlawful' Deportation Flight to Rwanda Halted After European Court Intervenes. scheerpost.com (Photo: Sandor Csudai) | By Tanupriya Singh / The first flight set to deport asylum seekers from the UK to Rwanda was halted on Tuesday, June 14, following major last-minute interventions by the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR). As of Tuesday morning, seven people were to be deported on the plane which was set to take off from the Ministry of Defense runway at Boscombe Down in Amesbury that night. This number was a fraction of the initial removal notices…

Andreína Chávez Alava (2022-06-16). Venezuela Maintains Stable Oil Output, To Restart Shipments to Europe. venezuelanalysis.com Eni's first shipment to Europe could help alleviate storage bottlenecks by taking accumulated lower-quality diluted crude oil.

Staff (2022-06-16). State Department hails war-won Greater Azerbaijan as paragon of "integration and peace" antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Azeri Press AgencyJune 16, 2022 Karen Donfried: "Approach of Azerbaijani President to the Caucasus is aimed at integration and peace" "This is my first visit to Azerbaijan. I got acquainted with the city and had a good time in your beautiful windy city," said US Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Karen …

Matt Sedlar (2022-06-16). Only Radical Changes Will Make Rents Affordable. cepr.net The affordable rental housing situation in the US has been in crisis from as early as the 1960s, and it has only worsened over time. Without a radically new approach, we can not expect to solve the problem. The US needs to adopt European-style social housing and also make rental assistance an entitlement. |

Amarynth (2022-06-16). Maria Zakharova speaks to RT at SPIEF 2022. thesaker.is rumble.com/v18n532-russian-fm-spokeswoman-maria-zakharova-speaks-to-rt-at-spief-2022-exclusive.html

Ana Perdigón (2022-06-16). Sergey Lavrov to Meet Venezuela's Vice President in Saint Petersburg. orinocotribune.com Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will meet with Executive Vice President of Venezuela Delcy Rodríguez, the Prime Minister of Cuba Manuel Marrero, and a special representative of Nicaragua, during the International Economic Forum in Saint Petersburg, that started on Wednesday. | During the forum, which ends Saturday, a conference dedicated to relations between Russia and Latin America will be held. Rodríguez, the Nicaraguan Finance Minister Iván Adolfo Acosta Montalván, and the president of the Central American Parliament (PARLACEN), Daniel Ortega Reyes, will participate in this conference. | As part of the…

TeleSUR, DRL (2022-06-16). Atentado terrorista deja 86 muertos en Burkina Faso. telesurtv.net Parte de la ola de violencia que vive la región del Sahel y de la ocupación de la zona por parte de potencias europeas.

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…

Claudio Della Croce (2022-06-16). La Unión Europea vuelve a mirar al Mercosur y espera el TLC para 2023. globalizacion.ca La necesidad tiene cara de hereje: la Unión Europea, previendo una crisis energética y en la provisión de alimentos debido a la guerra en Ucrania, volvieron a mirar a América latina y específicamente al Mercosur y ahora es la que…

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

TeleSUR, SH (2022-06-16). Líderes de Francia, Alemania e Italia arriban a Ucrania. telesurtv.net La visita de los cuatro líderes europeos coincide con el deseo de Ucrania de presentar su candidatura para ser miembro de la Unión Europea.

WSWS (2022-06-16). Gross safety violations at Russian paper plant where five workers died. wsws.org Five men and women perished at a Siberian carton factory known for ignoring workplace safety and environmental regulations.

____ (2022-06-16). China makes big strides on quality of air. ecns.cn China has cut its harmful air particulates by nearly 40 percent since it imposed a "war against pollution" in 2013, attaining a feat that the United States and Europe only achieved in several decades and recessions.

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

____ (2022-06-16). Zakharova, Stunning As Always. smoothiex12.blogspot.com It is a well known fact that normal people with morals and principles do not work in the US main-stream media, least of all in CNN which is a collection of human trash and is a pure propaganda and lie-distribution outlet. Here (in Russian) Zaharova wipes the floor with some low-life from CNN at

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.

WSWS (2022-06-16). Workers Struggles: Europe, Middle East & Africa. wsws.org National public sector strike in Tunisia over pay and conditions; Second Belgium national strike this year called over cost-of-living crisis; Czech public sector unions declare strike alert over wages; EasyJet cabin crew strike at Berlin airport, Germany; Pilots at Scandinavian airline SAS strike threat over wages; Ryanair cabin crew in Spain to strike over pay and conditions; Ballot of 40,000 UK telecom workers begins over pay deal; Further Education lecturers in 33 colleges in England ballot over pay and working conditions; Stoppages by bus drivers in Palestinian West Bank over working conditions…

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…

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

Contributing Writers (2022-06-15). Germany on same side as Nazism as it Censors and Persecutes Truth-Tellers. marktaliano.net SouthFront: Analysis & Intelligence (Ukraine, Syria, Yemen), [2022-06-15 12: 24 PM][Forwarded from Neues aus Russland ü™Üüì¢][ Video ]‚ö°Ô∏èThe German government is fighting against freedom of speech. I am a free journalist who covers the special operation in Ukraine. They are going to sentence me now to 3 YEARS IN PRISON for telling the truth‚ö°Ô∏è According to …

_____ (2022-06-15). China Bolsters Cooperation with Central Asian Nations. journal-neo.org Amidst the conflict between Russia and Ukraine, on June 8, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi held the third "China+Central Asia" Foreign Ministers' Meeting in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan. Although similar meetings have taken place before, this summit has become urgent due to the recent depreciation of national currencies in the former Soviet republics, soaring food prices and …

Amarynth (2022-06-15). Sitrep Operation Z: Messy Grind again and more Great Walkback. thesaker.is By Amarynth for the Saker Blog We start with the broader environment: It is Zelensky's decision, says the Chorus of the Great Walkback. "The people and the government of Ukraine,…

Anand Naidoo (2022-06-15). The Heat: Russia makes gains in eastern Ukraine. america.cgtn.com Russia makes gains in the East as the conflict in Ukraine continues with no end in sight.

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