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 No.142001

North Korea tested a missile over the weekend. The Trump admin flubbed the response.

While it was only a short-range missile that couldn’t reach the United States, it shows that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s patience with negotiations may be wearing thin.

https://www.vox.com/world/2019/5/6/18531121/north-korea-missile-test-trump-pompeo

https://archive.is/0yjP8

Gavin Williamson 'wanted to invade Africa' and risked war with China, say May allies

Theresa May sacked her Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson following concerns that he risked dragging Britain into war, according to claims by the prime minister's allies.

https://www.businessinsider.com/theresa-may-defence-secretary-gavin-williamson-wanted-to-invade-africa-and-risk-war-with-china-2019-5

Initial Grenfell fire inquiry report to make “withering criticism” of London Fire Brigade

The London Fire Brigade (LFB) is set to face heavy criticism from the Grenfell Tower Inquiry, aiding the Conservative government in shifting blame from the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea (RBKC) and other guilty corporate parties.

https://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2019/05/06/gren-m06.html

Ceasefire reached between Gaza's Palestinian factions and Israel after 2 days of fighting

Hamas and Israel have reached a ceasefire agreement, according to Palestinian and other media, following two days of intense cross-border confrontation between Gaza and its neighbor, in which both sides suffered casualties.

https://www.rt.com/news/458458-ceasefire-palestine-israel-gaza/

Trump's shock tariff threat escalating the US-China trade war leads to a 'risk off frenzy' in global markets

Global markets plunged Monday, a day after President Donald Trump threatened to raise tariffs on hundreds of billions of dollars' worth of Chinese goods, escalating the US-China trade war.

https://www.businessinsider.com/global-markets-plunge-on-donald-trumps-shock-tariff-threat-with-china-2019-5

Navy strike group deployed to send ‘message’ to Iran

The U.S. military is deploying the USS Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group and a bomber task force to the Central Command region in the Middle East to send a "clear and unmistakable message" to Iran, national security adviser John Bolton said in a statement Sunday.

https://www.politico.com/story/2019/05/05/iran-navy-strike-group-1302645

https://archive.is/edQaq

Centrist Nito Cortizo Elected President of Panama, Roux Objects

The newly elected head of state, from the Democratic Revolutionary Party (PRD) - created in 1979 by Omar Torrijos -, will lead the Central American nation until 2024.

https://www.telesurenglish.net/news/Centrist-Nito-Cortizo-Elected-President-of-Panama-Roux-Objects-20190505-0020.html

Istanbul mayoral vote to be held again, election officials rule

President Erdogan had argued that the margin of votes was too small for the opposition party win to be valid. A CHP spokesman has called the decision "plain dictatorship."

https://www.dw.com/en/istanbul-mayoral-vote-to-be-held-again-election-officials-rule/a-48625291

Climate change is driving the wealth gap in more ways than we think.

Temperatures may be rising globally, but not all of us feel the impact in the same way.Over the past half century, climate change has increased inequality between countries, dragging down growth in the poorest nations whilst likely boosting prosperity in some of the richest, a new study says.

www.bbc.com/capital/story/20190502-how-global-warming-has-made-the-rich-richer

1 Million Animal And Plant Species Are At Risk Of Extinction, U.N. Report Says

Up to 1 million of the estimated 8 million plant and animal species on Earth are at risk of extinction — many of them within decades — according to scientists and researchers who produced a sweeping U.N. report on how humanity's burgeoning growth is putting the world's biodiversity at perilous risk.

https://www.npr.org/2019/05/06/720654249/1-million-animal-and-plant-species-face-extinction-risk-u-n-report-says

 No.142006

Faurecia auto parts workers in Michigan speak out on sweatshop conditions

In the suburb of Saline, Michigan, south of Detroit sprawls the Faurecia auto parts plant, which manufactures seating components and emission controls for Ford. The plant employs approximately 1,100, some driving from as far away as Flint. Their paltry wages and miserable conditions recall an earlier era.

https://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2019/05/06/faur-m06.html

Riot Employees Prepare For Walkout Today

Los Angeles-based Riot Games employees are preparing for a walkout this afternoon in protest of the company’s stance on forced arbitration in what appears to be the first walkout at a major gaming studio. Kotaku will be reporting live from the protest as it develops.

https://kotaku.com/riot-employees-prepare-for-walkout-today-1834553458

Apple buys companies at the same rate you buy groceries

Apple doesn’t always tell the world when it buys another company — but in reality, it’s quietly snapping up startups all the time. This weekend, CEO Tim Cook told CNBC that Apple purchases a new company every two to three weeks on average, and has bought between 20 and 25 companies in the last six months alone.

https://www.theverge.com/2019/5/6/18531570/apple-company-purchases-startups-tim-cook-buy-rate


 No.142009

OP/ED

This Week in Fascism #8: Over the Edge Lords

Welcome, fellow antifascists! This week, we’ve got an explainer on the Alt-Right and mass shootings; multiple doxxes of both Patriot Front and Identity Evropa/American Identity Movement members; eggings, milkshakes, and the sit-in that cancelled two fraternities; plus, how you can help wreck the money flowing into Patriot Prayer.

https://itsgoingdown.org/this-week-in-fascism-8-over-the-edge-lords/

Antitrust in American History: Law, Institutions, and Economic Performance

The canonical antitrust principles developed by the Chicago School have dominated the thinking of both judges and the federal agencies that enforce the antitrust laws in the United States for almost four decades. The Chicago School assumed that reduced regulation and more permissive antitrust enforcement would unleash a period of big business efficiency, innovation and growth. My paper shows that these predictions were illusory. Instead, the evidence is that economic performance, including growth, productivity, employment, and income equality were superior in the period just before the rise of the Chicago School.

https://www.nakedcapitalism.com/2019/05/antitrust-in-american-history-law-institutions-and-economic-performance.html

Black Voters Are Biden's Polling Balloon. We Need to Bust It.

Joe Biden announced his candidacy for president last week. You might imagine that in the age of Bernie Sanders and Liz Warren, with some of the leading Democrats talking up free college tuition, the abolition of student debt, Medicare For All raising the minimum wage and taxing wealthy individuals and moonwalking even a little away from support of apartheid Israel that another frankly pro-corporate candidate would enter the race somewhere near the bottom of the polls. That would be right. You’d be imagining that.In the real world, Joe Biden announced last week and the first three polls list him at the top of the field, leading Bernie Sanders by double digits, with everybody else in single digits. Ominously, in all three polls about half the voters favoring Biden are black voters.The obvious conclusion, supported by the fact that Biden’s first two campaign videos, are race themed, and the second one prominently includes Barack Obama, is that Biden’s popularity among black voters is a hangover from the blind and unconditional support those same voters gave to the Obama administration. In the case of Barack Obama the fumes were so strong that his actual record didn’t matter.

https://www.blackagendareport.com/black-voters-are-bidens-polling-balloon-we-need-bust-it

Uber Is a Scam

Finally, after years of tease and denial, the unicorns are going public. These phenomenally valued firms, pumped up by venture capitalists (VCs), remained private for far longer than they did in previous start-up manias, most notably the dot-com bubble of the late 1990s. That’s changing.A bit of history. In August 1995, Netscape, maker of one of the first web browsers, sold stock to the public for the first time. (Until then, it had been backed and owned by a small circle of managers and VCs.) Initially priced at $14 a share, its handlers, spying fervent demand, doubled the offering price to $28, but by the end of the day it was trading at $58.Spectators were impressed. Everyone wanted to be the next Netscape, sparking a remarkable five-year period when every lunatic scheme that techies, boosters, and financiers could dream up would sell stock to a lusting public. It was the era of Pets.com, Webvan.com, Kozmo.com — things that look crazy in retrospect but only gloomy Marxists and reactionary permabears thought to be at the time.

https://www.jacobinmag.com/2019/05/uber-ipo-profitability-value-labor-costs


 No.142011

>>142006

>bareback linking fucking kotaku

>linking it at all

>ever

>especially for such a retarded story

Why is that site still online?


 No.142013

>>142011

I don't get what the fuck is happening to News Anon lately.


 No.142014

File: 8af2953b3b8e473⋯.jpg (77.5 KB, 1920x1080, 16:9, Water-spray-Squirt-Bottle.jpg)

>>142006

Oh, I was so disgusted at the cucktaku link, I didn't even notice the next story was from a Vox site, also direct linked.

Newsanon, show some shame!


 No.142023

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>>142001

>Climate change is driving the wealth gap in more ways than we think.

Convenient

>Aw shucks, we'd like to do more about wealth inequality and all but uh, y'know, it's the climate, can't do much about that - just be happy that you've still got maggot ice cream on your ration card, anon


 No.142024

>>142009

>multiple doxxes of both Patriot Front and Identity Evropa/American Identity Movement members; eggings, milkshakes, and the sit-in that cancelled two fraternities; plus, how you can help wreck the money flowing into Patriot Prayer.

Emily_Gorcenski_bragging_about_drone_strikes.png


 No.142042

File: 41cf5ec73673416⋯.jpg (56.16 KB, 600x375, 8:5, seems-legit-30-photos-24.jpg)

>This Week in Fascism #8: Over the Edge Lords

90% of the parts of that article that are about 8gag are demonstrably untrue. Briefly as I can, with minimal bile I hope: We're not a cringe compilation site, or growing, and /pol/ is about as organized as a bag of dicks cats. Also autrights don't dream of martyrdom, they dream of touching a boob. Trump didn't radicalize anything, he brought in obnoxious newfags, and most of the people celebrating the IRL effortposting are probably either feds, falseflags, or imcucky, plus a few boomers and squeaker keyboard warriors retarded enough to RP like they're going to do anything other than post yet another lukewarm Pepe or Wojak variant not fucking LARP, which implies it's in meatspace and twatting someone with a stick while wearing a special needs helmet, as opposed to talking obviously-empty shit online.


 No.142043

>>142042

*and by 'we' I refer to 8chode, not /pol/. I am not in any way affiliated with them beyond telling them to piss off.




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