2022-06-18: News Headlines

_____ (2022-06-18). The Lethality Of Washington's Global Monroe Doctrine. popularresistance.org This past week, as part of its policy to dominate the American hemisphere, the United States government organised the 9th Summit of the Americas in Los Angeles. US President Joe Biden made it clear early on that three countries in the hemisphere (Cuba, Nicaragua, and Venezuela) would not be invited to the event, claiming that they are not democracies. At the same time, Biden was reportedly planning an upcoming visit to Saudi Arabia — a self-described theocracy. Mexico's President Andrés Manuel López Obrador questioned the legitimacy of Biden's exclusionary stance, and so Mexico, Bolivia, and Honduras refuse…

Roger D. Harris (2022-06-18). Summit of the Americas Flops While Workers Summit Exposes Cracks in the Imperial Faàßade. orinocotribune.com By Roger D. Harris &#1 ; Jun 15, 2022 | Valentín, the man next to us in line as we made our way across the international border, asked what we had been doing in Tijuana. We had been at the Valentín, who had been born in Mexico and spent most of his working…

Frank Hammer (2022-06-18). Open Letter To Labor Notes About Relationship To US NED Funded AFL-CIO "Solidarity Center" indybay.org Retired UAW Local 909 president Frank Hammer challenges Labor Notes about their relationship with the US NED funded "Solidarity Center" in Mexico and the US. The AFL-CIO International Departmen AIFLD t was involved in the attack and murder of Mexico City Ford workers yet Labor Notes has refused to cover this issue and the fact that the "Solidarity Center" is now receiving $75 million a year from the National Endowment for Democracy which was set up by the US government and CIA.

_____ (2022-06-17). Summit Of The Americas Flops While Workers Summit Exposes Cracks In Imperial Faàßade. popularresistance.org Valentín, the man next to us in line as we made our way across the international border, asked what we had been doing in Tijuana. We had been at the Workers Summit of the Americas, organized as an alternative to Biden's Summit of the Americas in Los Angeles. Our summit was as a place where countries besieged by and barred from the US could participate and was held in cooperation with a kindred counter-summit in Los Angeles. | Valentín, who had been born in Mexico and spent most of his working life in the United States, had seen the border from both perspectives. He commented about Biden's summit that although the…

Mumia Abu-Jamal (2022-06-17). Mumia Abu-Jamal: When the Empire Calls. orinocotribune.com By Mumia Abu-Jamal &#1 ; Jun 6, 2022 | The following message from political prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal was prepared for the Workers' Summit in Tijuana, Mexico, June 10-12, which is being held in response to President Joe Biden's Summit of the Americas. | My brothers, sisters and comrades in Tijuana, I welcome you, delegates of the excluded. People from Cuba, Nicaragua, Venezuela and beyond. | Many of you come from poor nations, countries with relatively low GDP, like Cuba, for example, which has a GDP roughly equal to Ghana. As I write from the richest nation on earth, I have to add that I also write from a nation…

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