2021-10-22: News Headlines

Jia Hong (2021-10-22). Half a Million South Korean Workers Walk Off Jobs in General Strike. zcomm.org South Korean workers have thrown down the gauntlet, and we should all pay close attention…

Anonymous007 (2021-10-22). NATO Agrees On "New Master Plan" To Deter And Defend Against Russian Attacks. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On October 21st, NATO's defense ministers reportedly agreed on "a new master plan" to deter and defend against any potential Russian attack on multiple fronts. | This, again, reinforces the idea that the entire bloc is formed against Russia, despite any threats that China allegedly poses. | The confidential strategy aims to prepare for any simultaneous attack in the Baltic and Black Sea regions that could include nuclear weapons, hacking of computer networks and assaults from space…

MEE correspondent (2021-10-22). Iranian press review: Politicians question Tehran's nuclear talks strategy. middleeasteye.net Iranian press review: Politicians question Tehran's nuclear talks strategy | Meanwhile, high death rate among labourers sparks concerns over workplace negligence, and navy reveals improved long-range cruise missiles | Fri, 10/22/2021 – 11: 10 | Iranian workers load scaffolding onto a pick-up truck at an iron market near Tehran (AFP/File) | Ambiguous strategy in nuclear talks:…

C.J. Atkins (2021-10-22). Australian, British, and U.S. Communists jointly condemn AUKUS nuke sub deal. peoplesworld.org NEW YORK—The Communist Parties of Australia, Britain, and the United States have come together to condemn the nuclear submarine pact recently concluded by the leaders of their nations, denouncing the purchase deal as the basis for an anti-China military alliance. Representatives of the three parties met this month to discuss the implications of the agreement …

The Socialist Program (2021-10-21). Lenin on Imperialism (Part 2): The Era of Global Class War. liberationnews.org By the middle of the 20th century, inter-imperialist competition took a backseat as a new era of global class war began.

Andy Kroll (2021-10-21). Do You Want a New Cold War? tomdispatch.com Before it's too late, we need to ask ourselves a crucial question: Do we really — I mean truly — want a new Cold War with China? Because that's just where the Biden administration is clearly taking us. If you need proof, check out last month's announcement of an "AUKUS" (Australia, United Kingdom, U.S.) military alliance in Asia. Believe me, it's far scarier (and more racist) than the nuclear-powered submarine deal and the French diplomatic kerfuffle that dominated the media coverage of it. By focusing on the dramatically angry French reaction to losing their own agreement to sell non-nuclear subs to…

Nilofar Suhrawardy (2021-10-21). Covid-Panic and Nuclear Prowess! counterpunch.org Nuclear prowess and all the diplomatic command held by the super, major and most powers have failed against the vicious virus, named Covid-19. The phase isn't over yet nor is the panic. But elementarily speaking the tiny virus has exposed far more and beyond probably envisaged by even leaders who once held themselves and their

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-21). NATO conducts nuclear strike exercise from bases hosting B-61 nuclear bombs. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com From the Aviationist. NATO's Annual Nuclear Strike Exercise Underway In Southern Europe NATO's yearly "deterrence" exercise, codenamed "Steadfast Noon", kicked off on Oct. 18, 2021. Dozens of aircraft from across the alliance are currently deployed to Italy and will carry out joint training during the 1-week drills. [T]his year's Steadfast Noon takes place alongside another …

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-21). U.S. nuclear-capable bombers "integrate" with NATO allies' warplanes in Black Sea. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Bomber Task Force Europe: B-1s thunder through Black Sea for maritime mission Two B-1B Lancer aircraft from the 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron…executed a counter maritime mission in the Black Sea region today alongside European allies and partners. The B-1B strategic bomber is a versatile conventional [sic] weapons platform, which provides U.S. European Command and NATO …

teleSUR (2021-10-21). China Warns Pacific Region of Danger From AUKUS Alliance. telesurenglish.net China on Thursday warned that the AUKUS military alliance, made up of Australia, the United Kingdom and the United States, will undermine regional peace and especially the nuclear-weapon-free zone pact in force in the South Pacific. | RELATED: | Foreign Minister Wang Yi warned his counterparts in the Pacific islands that this agreement would unleash an arms race and the area's stability would be at risk. | Wang called on such nations to join forces t…

Mary Villareal (2021-10-21). Over 100 Workers Sue Top US Nuclear Weapons Lab over Coercive Vaccine Mandates. globalresearch.ca

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