2021-05-30: Social Media Postees

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The Fall and Rise (and Fall?) of Apartheid
Editor2 | orinocotribune.com | 2021-05-30
By Jinan Bastaki — May 27, 2021 | Apartheid in South Africa ended in part due to sanctions and pressure from the international community. It is once again on the international community to ensure that international law is upheld and apartheid sees its demise, this time in Palestine. | The vast majority of people today look back on the apartheid era in South Africa–1948-1990–with disdain and horror. Condemnation of the injustices under apartheid is, today, unequivocal; however, apartheid practices in Israel today are, despite the work of many human rights organizations and activists, still conside…

Chinese paper calls for probe of U.S.' Fort Detrick biolab amid Wuhan Lab COVID-19 origins fracas
Eds. | mronline.org | 2021-05-29
Chinese scientists sequenced the genome of SARS-CoV-2 in early January 2020 and by March of that year had "irrefutably" concluded the virus was not of human design. Since then, the goalposts have shifted repeatedly in an attempt to keep laboratory escape a viable theory, despite no evidence to support the continued supposition. | May 29, 2021…

The Wuhan lab conspiracy theory: American capitalism's "big lie"
wsws.org | 2021-05-29
In defiance of overwhelming scientific evidence, the US media and political establishment are attempting to convince the public that COVID-19 originated in a Chinese laboratory.

South Korea records hundreds of new COVID-19 cases a day
wsws.org | 2021-05-29
Seoul and Washington are also exploiting the coronavirus pandemic to deepen their alliance against China.

The Chinese Dreamers vs. the U.S. Hegemon
John V. Walsh | dissidentvoice.org | 2021-05-29
Do China and the US have fundamental goals that constitute a contradiction, that is, goals so profoundly at odds with one another that the goals cannot coexist? Unfortunately, the answer is yes. Such a contradiction means that one side must abandon its aims if a disastrous conflict is not to ensue. Which country should step …

After inner Mongolia Bitcoin ban, Sichuan mulls mining shutdown
mronline.org | 2021-05-29
Will the province, rich in hydropower, change its welcoming stance toward cryptocurrencies? | May 29, 2021 | Newswire…

US civil society stands up against anti-China bill as Senate moves closer to passing it
Peoples Dispatch | peoplesdispatch.org | 2021-05-29
A bipartisan vote closed debate on the omnibus US Innovation and Competition Act (USICA), which many argue includes provisions that could escalate trade disputes between the US and China and could further rising anti-Asian racism…

Biden budget plan calls for record military spending directed against China
wsws.org | 2021-05-29
The Pentagon budget is a stark warning to the American and international working class. US imperialism is seeking to extricate itself from its intractable global and domestic contradictions by preparing for military conflict against what it deems to be its most dangerous rival.

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