2021-05-27: Social Media Postees

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White House embraces "Wuhan Lab" conspiracy theory
wsws.org | 2021-05-27
On Wednesday, US President Joe Biden publicly embraced the conspiracy theory that COVID-19 may have been released from China's Wuhan Institute of Virology, ordering the US intelligence agencies to produce a report within 90 days into the potentially man-made origins of the disease.

Dr. Monica Gandhi on the Origins of COVID-19, Vaccine Equity, the Debate over Masks & More
Staff | democracynow.org | 2021-05-27
President Joe Biden has ordered U.S. intelligence agencies to investigate the origins of COVID-19 as new questions are being raised over whether an accidental leak from a Chinese virology lab is to blame for the pandemic. The Wall Street Journal reports three employees of the Wuhan Institute of Virology fell ill with COVID-like symptoms in the autumn of 2019 and were hospitalized in November of that year, before the first recorded case of COVID-19. China has criticized the Biden administration's call for a new probe, saying the lab leak hypothesis is a "conspiracy created by U.S. intelligence agencies." In March,…

Headlines for May 27, 2021
Staff | democracynow.org | 2021-05-27
Transit Worker Fatally Shoots 9, Then Himself, at San Jose Rail Yard, Senate Republicans Blast Biden's ATF Nominee over His Support for Gun Controls, Texas "Constitutional Carry" Bill to Allow People to Openly Carry Handguns Without Permits, Dutch Court Orders Shell Oil Company to Halve Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 2030, Australia Orders Coronavirus Lockdown for 7 Million; Taiwan Battles Its Worst COVID Outbreak, Biden Orders Probe into COVID-19 Origins; States Offer Prizes to Vaccinated Residents, Iran Nuclear Deal Talks Offer Hope as IAEA Head Expresses Concern over Uranium Enrichment, Another Political Candidat…

Manufacturing Consent for War: 70 Years of CIA Coups, Assassinations, False Flag Operations and Mass Murder
Editor2 | orinocotribune.com | 2021-05-27
By Jeremy Kuzmarov — May 21, 2021 | A Review of Vijay Prashad's book, Washington Bullets: A History of the CIA, Coups, and Assassinations, with foreword by Evo Morales (New York: Monthly Review Press, 2020). | [Source: monthlyreview.org] | During his confirmation hearing in February, the CIA's latest director William J. Burns continued a long Agency tradition of playing up the threat from Russia and China along with North Korea, and said that Iran should not be allowed to get a nuclear weapon. | Vijay Prashad's new book Washington Bullets: A…

All the questions socialists have about China but were too afraid to ask
Eds. | mronline.org | 2021-05-27
2018, when president Xi Jinping lauded Marx as the greatest thinker of modern times at the closing speech of a 2-week celebration of his 200th anniversary and reaffirmed China's commitment to his vision of communism, many on the left–and the right–were willing to take him seriously. | May 27, 2021…

South Korean president backs US war plans in summit with Biden
wsws.org | 2021-05-27
Biden used the meeting with President Moon to shore up the US-South Korean alliance as Washington continues to threaten China.

From Xinjiang to Mississippi: Terror Capitalism, Labour and Surveillance
Darren Byler | zcomm.org | 2021-05-27
In both Xinjiang and elsewhere, the labour of populations controlled by surveillance infrastructure is devalued and becomes a source of heightened exploitation…

Pakistan, China, India and the Afghan Chessboard
M. K. Bhadrakumar | globalresearch.ca | 2021-05-26
Apocalyptic scenario is …

China: Towards Capitalist Restoration. Michel Chossudovsky
Prof Michel Chossudovsky | globalresearch.ca | 2021-05-26
Scroll down to download Michel Chossudovsky's book on China in pdf (free of charge) In 1981-82, based at the University of Hong Kong, Centre for Asian Studies (CAS), I started my research on the process of capitalist restoration in …

South Africa: Dockworkers refuse to offload Israeli ship in solidarity with Palestine
Markela Panegyres | greenleft.org.au | 2021-05-26
South African Transport and Allied Workers Union (SATAWU) members refused to offload an Israeli ship on May 21, in protest against Israel's war on Palestine. | The Zim Shanghai, owned by Israeli state-owned company Zim Lines, docked in Durban port on May 19. | Dockworkers were due to offload the ship and handle the ship's cargo on May 21, but refused. Instead, they were joined by the South African Boycott Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) Coalition, progressives and other trade unions in a protest action at Durban port. | A number of trade union federations, unions and other organisations supported the actions in Du…

The Russia-China Relationship Points to a Better Future for the World
James O'Neill | dissidentvoice.org | 2021-05-26
The United States is openly stating its desire for a better relationship with Russia. At the recent meeting in Reykjavík, Iceland, United States secretary of state Blinken and his Russian counterpart Lavrov held what has been termed as a cordial meeting. It is well known that United States president Biden is anxious for a meeting …

Dockworkers To Boycott Israeli Ships Until Total Liberation Of Palestinians
_____ | popularresistance.org | 2021-05-26
The dockworkers continue to boycott work on the Israeli ship Zim Shanghai which arrived at Durban port on May 20. All ships carrying cargo to and from Israel will be boycotted by dockworkers, South African Transport and Allied Workers Union (SATAWU) told Peoples Dispatch…

Why the EU Sides Against China
Manlio Dinucci | globalresearch.ca | 2021-05-26
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