2024-05-21: News Headlines

Ann Garrison, Black Agenda Report. (2024-05-21). Won't You Please Come To Chicago? popularresistance.org Students are protesting Biden and Netanyahu's war on Gaza all over the City of Chicago while city, state, and Democratic Party officials worry about what it portends for the Democratic National Convention (DNC) scheduled for August 19 to August 23. Comparisons to Chicago 1968 are common, and the city's police will be supported by Secret Service, FBI, Homeland Security, and neighboring police departments. Chicago Police Superintendent Larry Snelling is frequently interviewed about preparations, and he says, "We're the Chicago Police. We're ready." | Politico warned that Mayor Brandon Johnson "unabashedly sympathiz…

Editor (2024-05-21). Are Republicans the Party of the Working Class? scheerpost.com

WSWS (2024-05-21). German hospital "reform" will initiate a nationwide closure of clinics. wsws.org On May 15 the German cabinet approved a draft bill for a so-called hospital "reform" put forward by the Health Minister Karl Lauterbach (SPD).

newleftreview (2024-05-21). 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.

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