Daily Archives: October 28, 2021

2021-10-28: News Headlines

WSWS (2021-10-28). South Korean KCTU union confederation holds phony general strike. wsws.org The KCTU rally last week was designed to limit the impact on big business while serving as a safety value for the anger of workers and directing them behind the Democratic Party.

Staff (2021-10-28). Headlines for October 28, 2021. democracynow.org Biden Set to Announce "Framework" for Revised Social Spending and Climate Bill, Iran to Rejoin Talks to Restore Nuclear Deal Abandoned by Trump, Top U.S. General Compares Chinese Hypersonic Missile Test to "Sputnik Moment", U.S. Voices Rare Criticism as Israel Announces Plans to Further Expand Illegal Settlements, COVID-19 Sickened Nearly 60,000 Meat Industry Workers During Pandemic's First Year, Inexpensive Antidepressant Fluvoxamine Shows Promise as COVID-19 Therapeutic, Merck to Allow Generic Manufacturing of Pill That Reportedly Can Cut COVID-19 Deaths by Half, Nor'easter Rips Through New England, Cutting Pow…

Matt Sedlar (2021-10-27). Don't Be Fooled Squid Game Fans, the United States is More Unequal Than South Korea on Several Measures. cepr.net South Korea is an extremely unequal country, but at the same time, it has taken significant concrete steps to reduce inequalities, especially when it comes to families and children.

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-27). Turkish parliament extends authorization for wars in Iraq and Syria. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Turkish parliament extends troop deployment in Iraq, Syria Since 1950, the Turkish parliament has granted permission 76 times to deploy troops abroad. The Turkish Armed Forces (TSK) has served in several countries including Korea, Cyprus, Palestine, Somalia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria, Libya and Azerbaijan. Turkish parliament on Tuesday passed a bill to extend …

WSWS (2021-10-27). Biden administration steps up war threats against Iran. wsws.org Washington's special envoy for Iran warned Monday that if diplomacy fails, the US will "use other tools to prevent Iran from acquiring a nuclear weapon."

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