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textThe Shortwave Report 09/17/21 Listen Globally! by Dan Roberts
A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- Highest quality broadcast, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. Sputnik Radio, Radio Havana Cuba, NHK Japan, and Radio Deutsche-Welle....
Posted: Thu Sep 16, 2021 4:34PM
textRents know no Corona by Peter Samol
Numerous economists had predicted falling real estate prices and rental prices during the pandemic. But prices are rising. Once again, economists are surprised that reality does not want to follow their models... Central banks are squeezing even more money into the financial markets than ever before....
Posted: Thu Sep 16, 2021 3:08PM
textSacramento County History in Transition by khubaka, Michael Harris
2021 California Admission Day pulled the covers off Sacramento County Historical Society in transition. Fall 2020 Sacramento County Board of Supervisors deemed Racism a Public Health Crisis as the global COVID-19 pandemic continues to highlight systemic structural inequalities as we Build Back Better. If history has value, let us explore with one standard for humanity beginning Fall 2021....
Posted: Thu Sep 16, 2021 2:51PM
textWoodward revelations expose Democrats’ calls for “unity” with Republican coup plotters by Patrick Martin (WSWS Repost)
The Biden White House and Democratic leaders in Congress see any investigation into the January 6 plots as an obstacle to bipartisan collaboration with the Republicans....
Posted: Thu Sep 16, 2021 10:25AM
textSF City’s Retirement System Run By Cops/Firefighters Union Bosses Funds Newspaper Looters by Dr. Derek Kerr
The SF City pension fund run by the police and firefighters union officials is allowing the public workers fund to buy the union busting "vulture" hedge fund Alden Global which is busting newspaper unions throughout the country....
Posted: Wed Sep 15, 2021 5:06PM
textEconomic Crisis in the Anthropocene by Adam Tooze and Elmira Bayrasli
I think it’s a full embrace by the Democratic Party of the reality that they are in a life-and-death struggle for the future of American democracy and from their point of view – and I happen to share this view – that depends on their not losing the congressional majority to the GOP in 2022, which doesn’t necessarily end American democracy, but it takes us in a direction which is really bad....
Posted: Tue Sep 14, 2021 4:29AM
textAs War Keeps Poisoning Humanity, Organizing Continues to Be the Antidote by Norman Solomon
"The Blob" of militarism keeps on oozing...
Posted: Mon Sep 13, 2021 5:09PM
textSeptember 11, the “war on terror” and the criminalization of American politics by Andre Damon (WSWS repost)
The White House and media have rolled out the red carpet for the war criminals of the Bush administration, showing that the criminality of the “war on terror” has permanently entered the bloodstream of American politics....
Posted: Sun Sep 12, 2021 10:09PM
text9/11 Lee Siu Hin: Journey to China 2021: My China Activism Factfinding Solidarity Trip by Lee Siu Hin
Greetings from the Southern Chinese city of Foshan! I just flew back to China from LA on September 5th arriving in the Southern Chinese coastal city of Guangzhou where I immediately transferred to the nearby city of Foshan to begin our 14-days of quarantine life. This is my second return trip to China this year.,,,,...
Posted: Sun Sep 12, 2021 7:47PM
text9/11: Remember 911, Our Peace NO War Network full reports on September 11, 2001 by Lee Siu Hin
I clearly remember September 11, 2001 I was on my way going to work at downtown LA, DTLA was evacuated following the New York terrorist attack, surprisingly my office was continue to work until the building manager told us to leave later afternoon........
Posted: Sun Sep 12, 2021 7:44PM
textFor a democratic polarization by Jurgen Habermas and Robert Misik
The financial markets in particular require a tight regulatory framework. A "good capitalism" is not one in which the "law of the jungle" determines income distribution, and where governments increasingly become "night watchmen" that save bankers when they run the system into a brick wall but otherwise keep out of long-term investment decisions....
Posted: Sun Sep 12, 2021 5:10AM
textThe New York Times Tells China to Stop Protecting Their People, & Let Covid-19 Sicken and by Nayvin Gordon
Eradicating Covid-19 is possible with ZeroCovid strategy that puts people before profits...
Posted: Sat Sep 11, 2021 7:57PM
textWhy Congress Must Codify Roe by Jessica Corbett, Common Dreams
With all eyes on Texas Thursday [Sept 9] as the U.S. Justice Department sued the Lone Star State over its new abortion ban, Republican Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt held a ceremonial bill signing for nine so-called "pro-life" measures he approved during this year's legislative session—highlighting the need for Congress to protect reproductive rights at the federal level....
Posted: Sat Sep 11, 2021 4:18AM
textBecause man is a human being by Georg Rammer
The basis for resistance is sensitization: perceiving that society is deprived and disenfranchised by privatization, for example, that people are violated in their dignity by manipulation....
Posted: Sat Sep 11, 2021 3:41AM
textTreasury Secretary Yellen Encourages Tax and Aid Deals to Confront Pandemic by Jubilee USA Network
Improving tax collection raises needed resources for countries, noted Treasury Secretary Yellen at a virtual G7 finance ministers meeting....
Posted: Fri Sep 10, 2021 1:45PM
textBiden doubles down on reopening schools as child COVID-19 cases surge by Patrick Martin (WSWS Repost)
By insisting on full reopening of schools in the midst of a deadly pandemic, the US president will be responsible for countless deaths of students, teachers and their families....
Posted: Fri Sep 10, 2021 10:00AM
textThe Shortwave Report 09/10/21 Listen Globally! by Dan Roberts
A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- Highest quality broadcast, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. NHK Japan, Sputnik Radio, Radio Deutsche-Welle, and Radio Havana Cuba....
Posted: Thu Sep 9, 2021 5:30PM
textThe US Lost in Afghanistan. But US Imperialism Isn't Going Anywhere by Anticapitalist Resistance
With the “Vietnam syndrome” reloaded, there is a strong mistrust against large-scale foreign expeditions among the US public, including the US military. But there is much less attention and action on the part of the antiwar movement when it comes to the rampant massacres perpetrated by the United States through drones and pinpoint strikes....
Posted: Thu Sep 9, 2021 5:48AM
textDemocrats flood California with campaign surrogates and cash to back Governor Gavin Newsom by Patrick Martin (WSWS Repost)
Vice President Kamala Harris campaigned with Newsom Wednesday, and President Biden is expected Monday, ahead of the September 14 recall vote....
Posted: Wed Sep 8, 2021 11:54PM
textOnline events w) Vandana Shiva, Krznaric, adrienne maree brown, Chomsky, Naomi Klein, etc. by Toward increasing Networking
Here are some 40 online events taking place over the next week (and starting at 10 am today, Sept. 8th), featuring people such as Maggie Nelson, Roman Krznaric, Kate Raworth, Vandana Shiva, Paul Mason, adrienne maree brown, Noam Chomsky, Ariel Salleh, Gar Alperovitz, Margaret Randall, Deepa Kumar, Naomi Klein, Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, Katharine Hayhoe, Howie Hawkins, Carroll Fife, Jennifer Robinson and many others. These events are hosted from various locations all across the country, as wel...
Posted: Wed Sep 8, 2021 10:42AM