• The Left Chapter

May 26 Red Daily Newswire

With news from Canada, Australia, Ecuador and elsewhere.


International left news from May 25.


Australia:


Rio Tinto blasts 46,000-year-old Aboriginal site to expand iron ore mine


Brazil:


Brazil Records World's Highest Daily COVID-19 Death Toll


Canada:


Pundits’ Cottage Obsession Shows Their Disconnect From Canadians


Trudeau says he'll seek 10 days of paid sick leave for all workers


NDP claims victory in advance of battle


Premier Doug Ford government gives $500M loan to Ontario Lottery and Gaming


Asian-Canadian boy attacked, blamed for ‘spreading’ coronavirus, says Saskatoon father


Capitalist Coronavirus Crisis:


People are being and will be sacrificed to reopen the economy. These sacrifices are not falling at all equally. It is understandable that people desperately want a return to normalcy, but who will pay the price?

Hydroxychloroquine: WHO suspends clinical trial of drug touted by Trump as 'coronavirus cure' over safety fears


Global report: 'disaster' looms for millions of children as WHO warns of second peak


Colombia:


Another Social Leader Killed in Colombia During COVID-19 Curfew


Ecuador:


Ecuador: Protests Against New Neoliberal Measures Amid Lockdown


Ideas:


Bethune’s Socialized Medicine and the Public Health Crisis Today


Israel / Palestine:


West Bank Annexation Set for July: Netanyahu to Likud MPs


South Africa:


Strike action looming in South Africa as government downgrades lockdown


Spain:


Spain’s guaranteed minimum income scheme set to assist 850,000 families


United States:


New study says Massachusetts coronavirus rates are much higher than reported and could rise steeply


Venezuela:


Venezuela: Iranian Tankers Start Fueling El Palito Refinery