2021-05-27: News Headlines

Staff (2021-05-27). Headlines for May 27, 2021. democracynow.org Transit Worker Fatally Shoots 9, Then Himself, at San Jose Rail Yard, Senate Republicans Blast Biden's ATF Nominee over His Support for Gun Controls, Texas "Constitutional Carry" Bill to Allow People to Openly Carry Handguns Without Permits, Dutch Court Orders Shell Oil Company to Halve Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 2030, Australia Orders Coronavirus Lockdown for 7 Million; Taiwan Battles Its Worst COVID Outbreak, Biden Orders Probe into COVID-19 Origins; States Offer Prizes to Vaccinated Residents, Iran Nuclear Deal Talks Offer Hope as IAEA Head Expresses Concern over Uranium Enrichment, Another Political Candidat…

Editor2 (2021-05-27). Manufacturing Consent for War: 70 Years of CIA Coups, Assassinations, False Flag Operations and Mass Murder. orinocotribune.com By Jeremy Kuzmarov — May 21, 2021 | A Review of Vijay Prashad's book, Washington Bullets: A History of the CIA, Coups, and Assassinations, with foreword by Evo Morales (New York: Monthly Review Press, 2020). | [Source: During his confirmation hearing in February, the CIA's latest director William J. Burns continued a long Agency tradition of playing up the threat from Russia and China along with North Korea, and said that Iran should not be allowed to get a nuclear weapon. | Vijay Prashad's new book Washington Bullets: A…

WSWS (2021-05-27). South Korean president backs US war plans in summit with Biden. wsws.org Biden used the meeting with President Moon to shore up the US-South Korean alliance as Washington continues to threaten China.

WSWS (2021-05-26). US planned nuclear attack on Chinese cities in 1958 Taiwan crisis. wsws.org Daniel Ellsberg, who leaked the Pentagon papers in 1971, has published classified documents making clear that the Pentagon was actively preparing a nuclear attack on Chinese cities in 1958.

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