2024-05-10: News Headlines

Paul Street (2024-05-10). A Sick, Dystopian System Worth Overthrowing. counterpunch.org Many friends and allies, especially younger ones, have been getting The Lecture from older Democratic Party relatives or friends — the Lesser Evil Lecture. This year the lecture comes not only with the admonition to hold your nose and vote for Joe Biden to get a second term to block the fascist monster Trump but

WSWS (2024-05-10). Democrats back ultra-right House Speaker: A bipartisan coalition for war and repression. wsws.org The vote Wednesday was the first time in US history that the minority party supported the candidate of the majority to oversee the House of Representatives.

WSWS (2024-05-10). South Korean opposition party pledges phony reforms. wsws.org Workers face high inflation, falling wages, and mass layoffs while the Democrats collaborate with the unions to suppress the class struggle.

newleftreview (2024-05-10). Sahra Wagenknecht: Condition of Germany. newleftreview.org Interview with a prominent leader of the German left on the state of her country, currently the epicentre of converging crises—geopolitical, economic, environmental. With politics swerving right under an SPD-led government, flux and refoundation on the left.

Michael Roberts (2024-05-10). India: Modi and the rise of the billionaire Raj. cadtm.org A general election in India starts today. 970m Indians, more than 10% of the world's population, will head to the polls in what will be the largest election in history for the Lok Sabha (House of the People) parliamentary elections. The poll will spread across India and take up to 4 June to complete. Opinion polls suggest that Prime Minister Narendra Modi, leader of the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), and his coalition will win a third successive 5-year term, and win by (…) | – | / |

newarab (2024-05-10). Are Irish Republicans shunning Sinn Féin over Gaza. newarab.com The prominent Irish author The description resonated with me as an Irish Republican growing up in West Belfast — a stronghold of the political party Sinn Féin. | The party's tight political and economic

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