• The Left Chapter

May 25 Red Daily Newswire

With news about Elon Musk, Spain, Venezuela and more.

International left news from the weekend of May 23 / 24.


Bolivia:


Bolivia: Cochabamba Six Farmers Organizations Demand Elections


Brazil:


Brazil's indigenous people are dying at an alarming rate from Covid-19


Canada:


(Mostly) white covidiots at Trinity Bellwoods think the rules don’t apply to them. They’re right


COVID-19 is raging through Quebec prisons


Indigenous org anizations in Montreal call for a delay in reopening the city

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Up in smoke: B.C. backtracks on promise to deter logging industry from burning wood waste


Alberta rescinds decades-old policy that banned open-pit coal mines in Rockies and Foothills


Cuba:


Growing international support for Nobel Peace Prize to Cuban doctors


Elon Musk:


Elon Musk is a shithead


Narcissists in Space


France:


Macron criticised for reopening theme park while theatres remain closed


Guatemala:


Guatemala's white flags indicate pandemic's deadly side-effect: hunger


India:


The mendacity of Modi govt.’s ‘rescue package’


Israel:


Corruption Trial Begins for Israel Prime Minister


Spain:


Podemos’s COVID Tax Will Make the Millionaires Pay for Spain’s Recovery


This is why we're proposing a wealth tax in Spain to help us out of this crisis


Julio Anguita (1941–2020)


United Kingdom:


Black and Asian Covid-19 deaths: an indictment of capitalist inequality


United States:


'We're expendable': black Americans pay the price as states lift lockdowns


Chicago: black people are 30% of its population but 60% of its Covid-19 deaths


Mike Davis: Workers Face “Sophie’s Choice” Between Income & Health as 50 States Reopen Amid Pandemic


NEW YORK CITY AND LOS ANGELES SLASH BUDGETS — BUT NOT FOR POLICE


As Fruit Worker Strikes Spread Across Washington State, Threats of Violence Emerge


Homelessness Could Rise 45 Percent in One Year Due to Unemployment Crisis


Cuomo Order That Sent Estimated 4,300 Covid-19 Patients to Nursing Homes Denounced as 'Single Dumbest Decision Anyone Could Make'


Venezuela:

Second Iranian Tanker Reaches Venezuelan Waters


Iranian Oil Tanker Arrives in Venezuela Guarded by Air and Sea


Fortune Tanker Shows Peace Diplomacy Can Upset US Geopolitics


Venezuela Rejects Illegal Seizure, Sale of CITGO in the US


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