2023-02-23: News Headlines

teleSUR (2023-02-22). China-Russia Partnership Never Targets Any Third Party: China. telesurenglish.net The China-Russia relationship, which has stood the test of the drastic changes in the world situation, is mature, tough and as stable as Mount Tai. | Russian President Vladimir Putin meets with Wang Yi, a member of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and director of the Office of the Foreign Affairs Commission of the CPC Central Committee, in Moscow, Russia, Feb. 22, 2023.

teleSUR (2023-02-22). Greeks Protest Against the Visit of US Secretary Blinken. telesurenglish.net On Tuesday, a series of protests were held against U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken's visit to Greece in Athens and other cities. | RELATED: | The youth division of the Communist Party of Greece (KNE) and the All-Workers Militant Front (PAME) held a protest outside the United States' embassy in Athens. | Hundreds of protesters chanted that Blinken was a persona non grata, raising banners with slogans against U.S.

unitedEditor (2023-02-22). The first year of the war: The quest for a new model and deepening class contradictions in Russia. uwidata.com The content of Russian President Vladimir Putin's speech in the parliament and the criticism of the Communist Party of the Russian Federation (CPRF) indicate that Russia is in the quest for a new state structure and economic model appropriate for multipolarity and war against the West. In November 2022, in my article "Winter in Moscow, …

Fight Back (2023-02-22). Major immigrant rights victory as Minnesota legislature passes 'Drivers Licenses for All' bill. fightbacknews.org Saint Paul, MN – Despite a snowstorm of historic proportions, hundreds of immigrants and supporters packed the State Capitol February 21 as the Senate debated Senate File 27, the Drivers Licenses for All bill which would allow Minnesotans to get a driver's license regardless of immigration status. After more than six hours of debating hostile Republican amendments, the Senate voted to pass the bill around 2: 00 a.m. on a party-line vote, with all Democrats voting in favor and all Republicans voting against. | The bill previously passed the House, and Governor Tim Walz already indicated he will sign it, so the…

Jacob Crosse, Joseph Kishore, WSWS (2023-02-23). The "Rage Against the War Machine" rally: A reactionary political freak show. indybay.org The "Rage Against the War Machine" rally held on February 19 in Washington, D.C., was a political freak show attended by a motley crowd of several hundred Libertarian Party supporters, neo-fascists, and disoriented and demoralized middle-class individuals without an independent program or perspective. The speeches, many of which were obscenity-laced rants, were pitched to the lowest political level. By the time the event finally dribbled to an end, it had left nothing behind but confusion and a bad smell.

Gloria Rubac (2023-02-23). Abolish the death penalty and national oppression. workers.org Based on a talk given at the Feb. 5 webinar "Global Class War: Lessons from Sam Marcy for workers struggles today." Go to youtu.be/5Arb33Q8SN0 to view the webinar. The national question, as analyzed by Comrade Sam Marcy and Workers World Party, has been so important to us in Texas, as . . . |

WSWS (2023-02-22). Sturgeon resigns, Scottish National Party in crisis. wsws.org Sturgeon's resignation as leader of the SNP is ultimately an expression of the increasingly apparent bankruptcy of the program of Scottish separatism.

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