2021-06-16: News Headlines

Paula Giménez (2021-06-16). Por las venas abiertas de Colombia, sangra Latinoamérica. globalizacion.ca Recientemente visité Colombia, y luego de observar esa lucha por la vida de su pueblo, contra el neoliberalismo insaciable del uribismo, se hace inevitable pensar que hay en Colombia, una herida abierta por la que sangra hoy Latinoamérica entera. Por…

Martha Grevatt (2021-06-16). Author of Berta Cáceres' assassination on trial in Honduras. workers.org Berta Cáceres, beloved leader of the Council of Popular and Indigenous Organizations of Honduras (COPINH), was assassinated March 3, 2016. COPINH was engaged in a battle with the DESA company, whose plans to construct a hydroelectric dam threatened the water supply of the Lenca Indigenous community. March demands "immediate halt . . . |

Global Research News (2021-06-16). Selected Articles: The Covid Outbreak: "Biggest Health Scam of the 21st Century." globalresearch.ca By We say: STOP to all crazy and disproportionate measures that have…

WSWS (2021-06-16). US nonprofit arts, culture organizations have lost estimated $17.3 billion in pandemic. wsws.org While hundreds of people in the US and 10,000 globally continue to die each day, American media outlets lose no opportunity to assure their viewers and readers that the pandemic is "over."

WSWS (2021-06-16). Delta variant spreads to 74 countries as data suggests it will become dominant coronavirus mutation worldwide. wsws.org The World Health Organization is warning of a massive global resurgence of the pandemic.

WSWS (2021-06-16). Pennsylvania educators support unified struggle with striking Volvo workers and Amazon workers! wsws.org Our committee, comprised of educators from Pennsylvania, Ohio and Maryland, offers our fullest solidarity with the striking Volvo workers at the New River Valley plant in Dublin, Virginia.

Monica Moorehead (2021-06-16). International webinar pays tribute to Ramsey Clark. workers.org Ramsey Clark, human rights fighter and former U.S. Attorney General, who died April 9 at age 93, was memorialized by hundreds of people, from the U.S. and worldwide, who attended an international webinar June 13. Ramsey Clark and current Venezuelan president Nicolás Maduro, 2006 in New York City The program . . . |

WSWS (2021-06-16). UK High Court rules six asylum seekers were detained illegally in Napier barracks. wsws.org After briefly emptying the barracks in early April, the Home Office has begun to fill Napier again, with the site housing up to 265 migrants, with around 12 in each block.

A Guest Author (2021-06-16). The case of Alex Saab. workers.org By Sara Flounders and Roger D. Harris Facing the possible extradition to the U.S. of a Venezuelan diplomat on bogus charges, an emergency human rights delegation organized by the International Campaign to Free Alex Saab on June 3 flew to Cabo Verde, where Saab is imprisoned. This island archipelago . . . |

WSWS (2021-06-16). New York Times marks 50 years since Pentagon Papers, ignoring persecution of Julian Assange. wsws.org The New York Times marked the anniversary of its publication of documents exposing the government's lies and criminality in the Vietnam War with a complicit silence on the imprisonment of Assange for doing the same in relation to Iraq and Afghanistan.

Editor (2021-06-16). Ye who shall not work (for low wages) shall not eat. workers.org In 2017, to justify changes to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, Rep. Jodey Arrington leaned on the scriptures — specifically 2 Thessalonians 3-10: "If a man will not work, he shall not eat." (Washington Post, March 31, 2017) The Republican Congressperson was arguing for making recipients work for their benefits . . . |

Editor (2021-06-16). El trato que recibe Naomi Osaka suscita dudas øSon los deportistas profesionales trabajadores explotados? workers.org En el Manifiesto Comunista, Karl Marx y Friedrich Engels describen el carácter degradante del trabajo en el capitalismo, según el cual los trabajadores "son una mercancía" y el trabajador "se convierte en un apéndice de la máquina". Esto se escribió en 1848, pero la deshumanización sigue existiendo. Un trabajador se . . . |

WSWS (2021-06-16). Stellantis Belvidere Assembly workers face extended downtime while UAW signs off on second shift layoff. wsws.org Workers at Belvidere have faced a series of job cuts in recent years which place a question mark over the plant's future.

WSWS (2021-06-16). A working class martyr: Framed-up Maruti Suzuki worker Jiyalal dead at age 35. wsws.org Workers entering into struggle in India, the United States, and internationally must be made aware of the brutal legal vendetta pursued against the Maruti Suzuki workers and redouble their efforts to secure the freedom of the 11 who remain behind bars.

WSWS (2021-06-16). Four years after Grenfell, millions live and work in unsafe buildings as the criminals remain at large. wsws.org To this day, not a single person or organisation responsible in political and corporate circles has been brought to account for this terrible crime.

WSWS (2021-06-16). Growing calls for united struggle with striking Volvo workers as UAW moves to resume backroom talks. wsws.org Talks were set to resume Tuesday but were reportedly canceled as the Volvo management relies on the UAW to isolate the strike and impose its dictates.

WSWS (2021-06-16). Australian government refuses to allow Tamil refugee family to return to Biloela. wsws.org The decision to keep the family detained in Perth, under continued threat of deportation, poses critical political issues.

WSWS (2021-06-16). Turkish President Erdogan meets Biden at NATO summit. wsws.org The meeting between the Turkish president and his US counterpart in a closed-door meeting left serious diplomatic conflicts unresolved.

WSWS (2021-06-16). Stalinist "May 1 Movement" defends union thuggery at Sydney's General Mills strike. wsws.org The United Workers Union has called on the assistance of the so-called May 1 Movement, to help sell out the determined strike at General Mills in Sydney.

WSWS (2021-06-16). House hearing exposes complicity of FBI and Pentagon officials in January 6 coup attempt. wsws.org On Tuesday, the House Committee on Oversight and Reform held its second hearing on Trump's attempted coup. The hearing highlighted actions by the FBI and the military that undermined the defense of the US Capitol.

WSWS (2021-06-16). Australia Post restructuring will continue despite end of Alternative Delivery Model. wsws.org The Communications Electrical Plumbers Union has made clear that a "future delivery model" will be a central component of the next enterprise agreement.

WSWS (2021-06-16). Four asylum seekers accused of starting Moria refugee camp fire handed 10-year prison sentences. wsws.org The asylum seekers' lawyers denounced the convictions as a "parody of justice" and a "decision of the state."

WSWS (2021-06-16). Beaumont transit workers reject contract and vote to authorize strike as refinery lockout continues through second month. wsws.org Union officials said the vote does not mean it will call a strike.

WSWS (2021-06-16). Australia: Murwillumbah schools merger accelerates attack on public education. wsws.org The plans for a new "super school" in the regional town take a broader amalgamation drive to a new level, by merging both primary and secondary schools onto a single campus.

WSWS (2021-06-16). Campaign for reinstatement of victimised London bus driver David O'Sullivan gathers momentum in UK and internationally. wsws.org Following a campaign on June 5 at Cricklewood garage in north-west London—where O'Sullivan was dismissed from—many of his colleagues who pledged support followed through with financial contributions and messages of support on the crowd fund page.

Cecilia Vergara Mattei (2021-06-16). Centroderecha mejor parada en las elecciones chilenas de gobernadores. globalizacion.ca La centroderecha se convirtió en la vencedora de las elecciones regionales que se celebraron en segunda vuelta este domingo y donde la participación ciudadana no alcanzó el 20 por ciento de los habilitados para votar, en las que obtuvo la…

WSWS (2021-06-16). Decatur, Georgia grocery store worker killed by shopper who argued about wearing a face mask. wsws.org After being asked to wear a mask, a grocery store shopper left without buying anything and then returned with a handgun and walked up to the cashier and shot her.

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2021-06-15: News Headlines

Leon Kunstenaar (2021-06-15). Large Mural Painted on Closed Off Montgomery Street. indybay.org Demonstrations for Palestine Continue as Supporters Paint a | Street Mural in Front of the Israeli and Colombian Consulates…

The Socialist Program (2021-06-15). Biden Appeals for Imperialist United Front at G7. liberationnews.org The panel discusses the G7 summit and its leaders' hypocritical rhetoric about human rights and democracy, the fight against police brutality and the suppression of the movement against racism, the latest attacks on Ilhan Omar, and more.

WSWS (2021-06-15). Why is the World Socialist Web Site still blacklisted on the Reddit r/coronavirus and r/politics forums? wsws.org We are calling on Reddit members to demand that the moderators of r/coronavirus and r/politics halt the McCarthyite blacklisting of content links from the World Socialist Web Site .

WSWS repost (2021-06-15). Why is the World Socialist Web Site still blacklisted on the Reddit forums? indybay.org The World Socialist Web Site calls upon Reddit members to demand that the moderators of r/coronavirus and r/politics halt the McCarthyite blacklisting of content links.

Anonymous007 (2021-06-15). Military Situation In Afghanistan On June 15, 2021 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On June 14, Taliban reportedly captured Khas Uruzgan district in Uruzgan province | On June 14, Taliban reportedly captured Sancharak district in Sar-e Pol province | On June 15, Taliban attacked Behsud area in Maidan Wardak Province | On June 15, clashes between Taliban and Afghan Army continued in the Ghorian district | On June 15, 14 Taliban militants including one commander named "Mullah Khan Mohammed" were killed and 4 others were wounded in Nawa district and…

Staff (2021-06-15). International Criminal Court (ICC) Charges Against Venezuela. orinocotribune.com On June 8, the prosecutor of the International Criminal Court ( ICC ), Fatou Bensouda, declared that the preliminary investigation carried out against Nicolás Maduro for crimes against humanity could be declared admissible in the coming days. | This announcement raised the alert of a new attack against Venezuelan authorities, who have observed discriminatory and unequal treatment by the ICC in comparison to that received by other countries which are also under preliminary examination. | Bensouda said that she hopes to announce the course of the investigation against the Venezuelan president before the end of her…

Pierre LeBlanc (2021-06-15). Canada-Hosted Donors' Conference: Venezuelaphobia at the Service of the Billionaire Class. orinocotribune.com By Pierre LeBlanc — Jun 13, 2021 | The Canadian government has proudly announced that it is hosting an International Donors' Conference in Solidarity with Venezuelan Refugees and Migrants on June 17, 2021. Once again, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland, at the beckoning of their corporate giant and US State Department ventriloquists, are orchestrating this well worn albeit disingenuous "humanitarian aid" charade. It is but another chapter in the 20-year-long US-led litany of failed attempts at overthrowing a duly elected government and grinding into a pulp Venezuelans'

Anonymous103 (2021-06-15). Putin: Humanitarian Aid In Syria Must Be Provided Without Discrimination. southfront.org Illustrative image | Written by Khaled Iskef. | Russian President Vladimir Putin has stated that the process of providing humanitarian aid in Syria must be carried out for all residents of the country without discrimination, and that it must be conducted through the country's central government. | Putin's statement came during an interview with the American channel "NBC", in which he said: "Unfortunately, too many tragedies have occurred in Syria, and all our measures in general must aim…

Juan Cole (2021-06-15). Israel's New Secular Government: Lieberman Crows that he Sidelined Fundamentalist Ultra-Orthodox and, read his lips: "No new taxes" juancole.com Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) — A lot of attention is focused on Naftali Bennett, the new prime minister of Israel. But it should be remembered that he had been a bit player, and his 7 coalition allies are often headed by much more prominent and powerful figures who are in the coalition precisely in order …

David Swanson (2021-06-15). Beware Atlantic Charters. warisacrime.org The last time the U.S. President and UK Prime Minister announced an "Atlantic Charter" it happened in secret, without public involvement, without Congress or Parliament. It laid out plans for shaping the world upon the conclusion of a war that the U.S. President, but not the U.S. Congress and not the U.S. public, was committed …

_____ (2021-06-15). US Supreme Court Rejects Case On Native American Sovereignty. popularresistance.org Rapid City, South Dakota – In a devastating blow to the Self-Determination of all Native American Indian Tribes in the United States, the Supreme Court denied the Petition in the case, Gilbert v. Weahke. In doing so, the Justices also violated Article VI of the U.S. Constitution, the Indian Self-Determination Act, the Lanham Act, the Transfer Act, and the Abstention Doctrine. | The case began when a federal agency, the Indian Health Service (IHS), gave an Indian Self-Determination Act multi-million dollar contract to a South Dakota non-profit corporation to manage the Sioux San IHS Hospital in Rapid City, SD. As…

John Nichols (2021-06-15). McConnell Explains How He'll Steal Another Supreme Court Pick From Another Democratic President. thenation.com McConnell Explains How He'll Steal Another Supreme Court Pick From Another Democratic President…

José Carlos Llerena (2021-06-15). The coup that is taking place in Peru. peoplesdispatch.org While by all accounts, Pedro Castillo won the second round presidential elections, his adversary has refused to concede, and many fear that tensions could escalate with the help of Peru's loyal right and the newly appointed US ambassador…

Peoples Dispatch (2021-06-15). Noam Chomsky, Roger Waters, & Vijay Prashad: No Coup in Peru! peoplesdispatch.org Tensions are rising in Peru as Keiko Fujimori has refused to accept her defeat to progressive candidate Pedro Castillo. Chomsky, Waters & Prashad raise the alarm of a lawfare coup…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-06-15). The Coup that is Taking Place in Peru. libya360.wordpress.com José Carlos Llerena, Vijay Prashad Keiko Fujimori and Fernando Rospigliosi. While by all accounts, Pedro Castillo won the second round presidential elections, his adversary has refused to concede, and many fear that tensions could escalate with the help of Peru's loyal right and the newly appointed US ambassador Pedro Castillo of the Perú Libre party…

José Carlos Llerena Robles — Vijay Prashad (2021-06-15). The Coup That is Taking Place in Peru. counterpunch.org Pedro Castillo of the Perú Libre party has already begun to receive congratulations from around the world. It is beyond doubt that he won the June 6 presidential election. The Peruvian Electoral Authority — ONPE — announced the final results: Castillo won 50.137% of the vote (8.83 million votes), while his opponent in the second

José Carlos Llerena (2021-06-15). The coup that is taking place in Peru. zcomm.org While by all accounts, Pedro Castillo won the second round presidential elections, his adversary has refused to concede…

A Guest Author (2021-06-15). Castillo's victory unleashes political earthquake. workers.org By Jorge Martín Published in rebelion.org, June 10. Translation by Michael Otto The victory of Pedro Castillo in the Peruvian presidential elections unleashed a political earthquake, reflecting the enormous social and political polarization in the Andean country. The masses have inflicted a resounding defeat upon the ruling class, thanks to . . . |

W. T. Whitney (2021-06-15). Astounding Victory in Peru of Socialist Candidate for President. counterpunch.org In voting on June 6, Pedro Castillo, candidate of the Perú Libre (Free Peru) political party, defeated three-time presidential candidate Keiko Fujimori, daughter of imprisoned former president Alberto Fujimori. Five days later, with all votes counted, Castillo claimed a victory margin of 69,546 votes, or 50.2 % of the votes. Keiko Fujimori, who gained 49.8% of all votes, is charging fraud and demanding that 200,000 votes from rural areas be recounted.

Staff (2021-06-15). VIDEO: Growing Mexican sinkhole. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 15 (MNA) — A gigantic sinkhole that popped up in Mexico last month continues to grow and has now swallowed up a nearby house.

Free Commander X (2021-06-15). Commander X taken from Mexico by the United States government. indybay.org On Friday June 11th, 2021 between 3: 30 P.M. and 4: 00 P.M. (Mexico City hours), Christopher Doyon was illegally detained. Known Worldwide as Commander X, this Hactivist has the quality of refugee recognized by the Mexican government, and even so he was handed over to the United States government, in violation of his human rights. We demand the Mexican government to act in benefit of the rights of Commander X and manage his urgent release.

Ryan Devereaux (2021-06-15). The Biden Admin Is Routinely Sending Mexican Children Back to Danger. zcomm.org While the administration vowed to end Trump's practice of expelling unaccompanied minors, the practice persists for children from Mexico…

WSWS (2021-06-15). Morenoites aid Washington's "democratic union" operation in Mexico. wsws.org La Izquierda Diario has provided a left cover for a US imperialist operation aimed at subjecting Mexican workers to Washington's hegemonic interests.

The Associated Press (2021-06-15). Colombian Protest Leaders Call Off Anti-Government Marches. latinorebels.com BOGOTàÅ, Colombia (AP) — Protest leaders in Colombia said on Tuesday that they will stop organizing marches in the country's largest cities following seven weeks of anti-government demonstrations that have resulted in at least 50 deaths.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-15). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Study finds patients highly satisfied with telehealth. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org The use of telehealth during the COVID-19 pandemic rose dramatically across the nation, including at Mayo Clinic. Telehealth has provided safe, convenient access to health care for people who needed to stay home to follow guidelines for social distancing and quarantines. Recent studies conducted by the COVID-19 Healthcare Coalition found that patients and providers are …

Staff (2021-06-15). Shooting Monday in Caracas Leaves Three Dead. orinocotribune.com A man and a woman were killed by firearms during a shooting in the early morning of this Monday, June 14, in the Andres Eloy sector of La Vega, Libertador municipality, Caracas, according to police sources. Guillermo José Gregorio Belisario, 50 years old, and Yoraima Margarita Díaz Araujo, 47 years old, were the victims, the source said. | In the afternoon of this Monday, a third person was reported deceased. This individual's identity is in the process of being verified. | Last weekend 1,420 officials of the Bolivarian National Police (PNB) were deployed in La Vega in an operation called Liberation and Protectio…

Peoples Dispatch (2021-06-15). Pro-establishment National Liberation Front takes lead in Algerian polls that saw record low turnout. peoplesdispatch.org The elections saw only 30.2% of voters taking part, with almost 18 million of a total of 24.5 million choosing to not vote, in line with the boycott call by the Hirak movement and some leftist parties…

Patrick Cockburn (2021-06-15). Britain is a Parasite on Other Countries. counterpunch.org The British government pretends that, despite the drastic cut to its foreign aid budget, subsidies flow in one direction only, which is from the UK to poor countries. At the G7 summit, Boris Johnson is making much of Britain's generosity in donating surplus vaccines to places where health systems are collapsing under the impact of the pandemic.

Ariel Gold (2021-06-15). New Israeli government, same Israeli apartheid. nationofchange.org 2021 marks 54 years of occupation, including 14 years of the siege of Gaza, and 28 years since the signing of the Oslo Accords that were supposed to create a Palestinian state.

Middle East Monitor (2021-06-15). Gaza's children narrate how they survived the Israeli assault. juancole.com Wafa Aludaini | (Gaza) | — ( Middle East Monitor ) — Israel bombardment of Gaza has ended, but the pain and destruction remain. The stories of children who survived the latest onslaught have caused me anguish, and I hope they are never forgotten by the international community as it continues its dealing with the …

Anonymous007 (2021-06-15). Israel Deploys Iron Dome To Hold Nationalist March In Jerusalem, Hamas Warns Of Consequences. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On June 15th, Israel Defense Forces (IDF) has deployed Iron Dome air defense batteries and raised its level of alert ahead of the Jerusalem Flag March. | Hamas warned it would respond to the right-wing march if it goes through as planned, potentially with rocket fire from the Gaza Strip. | Omer Bar-Lev, the newly sworn-in public security minister after a meeting with Police Commissioner Kobi Shabtai and representatives of several Israeli defense agencies allowed the march to go on as plann…

Ramzy Baroud (2021-06-15). On "Conflict", "Peace" and "Genocide": Time for New Language on Palestine and Israel. dissidentvoice.org On May 25, famous American actor, Mark Ruffalo, tweeted an apology for suggesting that Israel is committing 'genocide' in Gaza. "I have reflected and wanted to apologize for posts during the recent Israel/Hamas fighting that suggested Israel is committing 'genocide'," Ruffalo wrote, adding, "It's not accurate, it's inflammatory, disrespectful and is being used to justify …

_____ (2021-06-15). Indigenous Organizers Defend Menominee River. popularresistance.org The Menominee River forms Wisconsin's Northeastern border with Michigan, winding for about 120 miles and opening into Lake Michigan's Green Bay. About thirty-five miles from the mouth of the river sits the proposed location of the Back Forty Mine, a project by the Canadian mining company, Aquila Resources. | The open pit mine that the company intends to dig out of land a mere 150 feet from the Menominee River in Michigan would be deeper than the height of the tallest building in Wisconsin, at 750 feet. The proposed mine will extract gold and sulfide from the banks of the river. | Opponents of the mining project w…

Peoples Dispatch (2021-06-15). Indigenous-led climate justice activists vow to continue resisting Enbridge pipeline in US. peoplesdispatch.org Around 250 protesters who are opposing a controversial pipeline project in the State of Minnesota in the United States have been arrested over the past few days.

POOR Magazine (2021-06-15). What The City of Oakland Isn't Telling You About How They Obstruct Affordable Housing. indybay.org For nearly 10 years, organizers at POOR Magazine, a poor/houseless/Black, Brown and Indigenous people-led grassroots organization deep in the heart of East Oakland, have been building Homefulness, a permanent housing solution with 8 no-cost housing units for formerly houseless individuals and families. It doesn't get more affordable than free, but Homefulness has taken 10+ years to build due mostly to an endless barrage of permit and inspection fees, impossible timelines, and fines for taking too long to pay. | "[In 2019] before the holidays, [the City of Oakland] shut down the Homefulness building process all to…

Staff (2021-06-15). Headlines for June 15, 2021. democracynow.org China Blasts "Cold War Mentality" as Biden Pushes NATO to Declare China a Security Risk, WHO Says G7 Vaccine Pledge Falls Far Short of What's Needed to End Pandemic, COVID-19 Surges in Unvaccinated African Nations; Chile Locks Down Santiago Despite Vaccinations, Brazilian Indigenous Leaders March Against Copa América, Demanding Vaccines, Not Soccer Matches, U.S. COVID-19 Deaths Top 600,000, the Worst Toll in the World, NSA Whistleblower Reality Winner Released from Prison, Sen. Mitch McConnell Suggests Republicans Won't Confirm Biden SCOTUS Nominees After 2022 Election, Boeing to Resume Campaign Contributions to…

Norman Solomon (2021-06-15). How Democrats and Progressives Undermined the Potential of the Biden-Putin Summit. counterpunch.org No matter what happens at Wednesday's summit between Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin in Geneva, a grim reality is that Democratic Party leaders have already hobbled its potential to move the world away from the worsening dangers of nuclear war. After nearly five years of straining to depict Donald Trump as some kind of Russian agent

Norman Solomon (2021-06-15). How Democrats and Progressives Undermined the Potential of the Biden-Putin Summit. indybay.org Echoing the warmongers…

Dianne Mathiowetz (2021-06-15). Atlanta: Palestinian Youth Movement rallies. workers.org Atlanta June 12 — The Atlanta chapter of the Palestinian Youth Movement, along with other members of the Demilitarize Atlanta 2 Palestine Coalition, held a spirited rally on the steps of City Hall to present a series of demands. Atlanta, June 12. Credit: Demilitarize Atlanta 2 Palestine The demand to . . . |

Eds. (2021-06-15). In workplace rights debate, who's looking out for China's interns? mronline.org Fueled by pandemic restrictions and a glut of qualified applicants, competition for internship slots is growing fiercer all the time. | June 15, 2021 | Newswire…

Kuehn BM. (2021-06-15). Despite Improvements, COVID-19's Health Care Disruptions Persist. jamanetwork.com The COVID-19 pandemic's disruption of essential health care services has eased somewhat, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Its latest survey showed that about a third of those services worldwide were still disrupted during the first quarter of 2021—an improvement from 2020 when half of essential services had been interrupted.

WSWS (2021-06-15). COVID cases rise in Russia as government fails to contain pandemic. wsws.org Officials in Moscow and Saint Petersburg announced a week's worth of limited restrictions, as infections in Russia surge well past the peak reached at the onset of the pandemic and vaccinations stall.

WSWS (2021-06-15). The American ruling class "experiments" with eliminating unemployment benefits for millions of workers. wsws.org The cutoff of unemployment benefits is aimed at lowering wages in the face of rising inflation and blackmailing the jobless into accepting dangerous work as the pandemic continues to claim hundreds of lives daily.

DLI (2021-06-15). Huge disconnects in US-G7 pronouncements. indybay.org The global Covid pandemic has glaringly exposed several giant disconnects in the policy intentions of the Gang of Seven(G7, also euphemistically self-labeled as "market democracies"!). At the conclusion of the latest meeting in England, the joint statement focused on 2 blatant unsubstantiated charges on China and a "dodgy" commitment to send vaccines to needy countries.

Staff (2021-06-15). Vaccine Refusal in Trump Country Makes It a Sitting Duck for COVID Delta Variant. truthout.org Great Britain had great plans for June 21. English citizens had been calling it "Freedom Day," the day that nation's COVID restrictions would be lifted after the pandemic's long siege. A well-managed vaccine rollout has more than half the population fully inoculated, and everything appeared to be moving in the right direction. | Upon the emergence of the COVID-19 variant dubbed "Delta," however, the U.K.'s plans have changed. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has delayed "Freedom Day" for anot…

Jon Queally (2021-06-15). On climate and COVID-19, G7 judged a 'colossal failure'. greenleft.org.au Anti-poverty groups, climate campaigners, and public health experts reacted with outrage after the G7 effectively abdicated responsibility in the face of savage economic inequality, a rapidly-heating planet, and the deadly COVID-19 pandemic, writes Jon Queally.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-15). Overcoming pandemic procrastination. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Have you noticed that you put things off more during the COVID-19 pandemic? If so, you are not alone. This article is written by Yaser Dorri, Ph.D., is a psychologist Psychiatry and Psychology in Austin, Minnesota. ______________________________________________ When COVID-19 emerged, people did not have time to adjust to the new lifestyle and process it. As a result of …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-15). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: A dangerous phase of the COVID-19 pandemic for those unvaccinated. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org If you've been vaccinated for COVID-19, you're able to go shopping, eat in restaurants and travel on airplanes without the same worry of becoming infected with COVID-19 that existed just months ago. But for those who are unvaccinated, getting infected with COVID-19 — even with just minor symptoms — should be a concern, according to Dr. Gregory …

United Health Professionals (2021-06-15). The Covid Outbreak: "Biggest Health Scam of the 21st Century." Report by 1500 Health Professionals. globalresearch.ca We say : STOP disproportionate measures to fight SARS-CoV-2 (lockdown, blocking the economy and education, social distancing, wearing of masks for all, etc.) because they are totally unjustified, are not based on any scientific evidence and violate the basic principles of evidence-based medicine.

WSWS (2021-06-15). Germany: Green-Christian Democrat government in Baden-Wàºrttemberg presses ahead with reopening. wsws.org Despite warnings from virologists of a looming increase in COVID-19 infections, governments at the federal and state levels in Germany are largely dismantling all public health restrictions.

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2021-06-15). Army inaugurates COVID-19 vaccination center in Tehran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 15 (MNA) — Iran's Army opened a COVID-19 vaccination center in Lavizan, north-eastern neighborhood of Tehran, on Tuesday.

Aldo Caliari (2021-06-15). Jubilee USA Statement on G7 Summit and Communiqué. indybay.org The G7 Summit concludes in the United Kingdom and leaders release a communiqué on COVID-19 response, vaccines, trade, debt relief, tax reform and climate change.

Staff (2021-06-15). Cuba begins Covid-19 vaccine clinical trial in pediatric ages. en.cubadebate.cu Cuba has begun on Monday phases I/II of the clinical trials of its Soberana 02 and Soberana Plus Covid-19 vaccines on Children and teenagers, with two doses of the former and one of the later. Approved on June 10 by the Center for State Control of Medicines, Equipment and Medical Devices (CECMED), this trials that will take place at the Juan Manuel Marquez Pediatric Hospital in Havana will be sequential, open and adaptive for three to 18 years of age.

Stephen Lendman (2021-06-15). Another Toxic COVID Vaccine Coming. globalresearch.ca Visit and follow us on Instagram at @

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-15). Mayo Clinic offers COVID-19 walk-in vaccine clinics in Minnesota. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Mayo Clinic in Rochester and at its Health System sites continue to offer patients, visitors and staff additional convenient opportunities to be vaccinated for COVID-19. All domestic and international patients, visitors and staff who want to be vaccinated for COVID-19 have opportunities to do so at walk-in clinics this week. Anyone 12 and older can …

Megan Redshaw (2021-06-15). 8 Fully Vaccinated Die of COVID in Maine, as States Continue to Report 'Breakthrough' Cases. globalresearch.ca Visit and follow us on Instagram at @

news.un (2021-06-15). Domestic workers among hardest hit by COVID crisis, says UN labour agency. news.un.org Domestic workers globally have been among the hardest hit by the COVID crisis, losing more jobs and working hours than other sectors, the UN labour agency ILO said on Tuesday.

Staff (2021-06-15). Cuba keeps solidarity movement for blood donation. en.cubadebate.cu President Miguel Díaz-Canel underlined on Monday that Cuba keeps its solidarity movement to save lives through blood donations despite the impact of Covid-19. In his account in twitter, the president remembered the World Blood Donor ¥s Day, celebrated today. Covid-19, having stopped so many things, has not being able to stop this solidarity movement in Cuba, he wrote.

Staff (2021-06-15). NSA Whistleblower Reality Winner Released from Prison as Family Pushes Biden to Pardon Her. democracynow.org Former National Security Agency contractor Reality Leigh Winner was released from prison Monday to serve the rest of her sentence in a halfway house. We get an update from the lawyer handling her commutation and pardon process. Winner was arrested in 2017 under the Espionage Act for leaking classified government information about Russian interference in the 2016 election to reporters at The Intercept. Prosecutors told The New York Times she got the longest sentence ever given by a federal court for unauthorized disclosure of government information to the press. Winner's family and legal team say she should receiv…

Staff (2021-06-15). NATO Ramps Up Rhetoric Against China & Russia. Is Biden Leading the U.S. into a New Cold War? democracynow.org China says NATO is adopting a "Cold War mentality" after the military alliance singled out China and Russia for criticism during a summit in Brussels. In its final communiqué, NATO leaders said, "China's stated ambitions and assertive behavior present systemic challenges to the rules-based international order." NATO leaders also criticized Russia and called on Moscow to withdraw troops from Ukraine, Georgia and the Republic of Moldova. Stephen Wertheim, a historian of U.S. foreign policy, says he is concerned that the Biden administration is "moving toward a quite hostile posture toward China and Russia simultane…

Staff (2021-06-15). Disaster Capitalism: Puerto Rico Plunged into Darkness After Privatization of Electric Utility. democracynow.org More than 1 million people in Puerto Rico were left in the dark this month after power transmission and distribution for the island was taken over by a private company under a 15-year contract. Much of Puerto Rico lost power after a fire at an electrical substation caused a massive blackout just days after the private U.S. and Canadian company LUMA Energy formally took over management of the island's electric grid from the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority, or PREPA, which was devastated by Hurricane Maria. Many people are still without power or facing ongoing blackouts. "This is a classic example of disaster…

Binoy Kampmark (2021-06-15). Publicity and Exploitation: Fortress Australia and the Family from Biloela. dissidentvoice.org Australian officials and paper mad types are running out of ideas as to how to be cruel towards refugees. We need to give them some credit: for years they have tried to do what most autocratic and murderous regimes do in a heartbeat: ignore international law, treat it with disdain and use those feeble excuses …

Anonymous103 (2021-06-15). Publicity and Exploitation: Fortress Australia and the Family from Biloela. southfront.org Illustrative image | Written by Dr. Binoy Kampmark | Australian officials and paper mad types are running out of ideas as to how to be cruel towards refugees. We need to give them some credit: for years they have tried to do what most autocratic and murderous regimes do in a heartbeat: ignore international law, treat it with disdain and use those feeble excuses in the service of sovereignty. | As with any system of harm and torture, the justifiers cite a h…

_____ (2021-06-15). On Contact: Dying For An iPhone. popularresistance.org On the show this week, Chris Hedges talks to Professor Jenny Chan about the people in China who make iPhones, iPads and Kindles, driving the huge profits of two of the world's most powerful companies — Foxconn, the world's largest provider of electronics manufacturing services, and Apple with its $2 trillion market value. | Jenny Chan, along with Mark Selden and Pun Ngai, did extensive field research for almost a decade to produce their book, 'Dying for an iPhone: Apple, Foxconn, and The Lives of China's Workers'. What they show is that workers in China earn a fraction of what unionized workers in the Unite…

Andrew Korybko (2021-06-15). Washington's Recalibration of Relations with Russia. How Serious Are Poland's Strategic Disagreements with the US? globalresearch.ca Visit and follow us on Instagram at @

_____ (2021-06-15). Home Run For Julian Tour Grows US Demand To Free Assange. popularresistance.org Julian Assange's father and brother, John and Gabriel Shipton, are currently on tour in the United States to help organize a unified US movement in support of freeing Julian Assange and protecting press freedom. Clearing the FOG speaks with Gabriel Shipton about the tour, about Julian and about the reasons why it is critical that the Biden administration reverse the Trump era position of prosecuting Assange. It would be very simple for the Biden Department of Justice to cancel the appeal of the United Kingdom judge's decision not to extradite Assange and he would be free.

Daniel Ellsberg (2021-06-15). Pentagon Papers at 50. zcomm.org Daniel Ellsberg on Risking Life in Jail to Expose U.S. Lies About Vietnam War…

Malik Miah (2021-06-15). From the Tulsa massacre to George Floyd: Race, class and state in the United States. greenleft.org.au The police killing of Black man George Floyd last May revealed how deep racism remains in the United States, writes Malik Miah.

Philip Giraldi (2021-06-15). Meet Me in Geneva. Biden's Russophobia Means the Summit Will Fail. globalresearch.ca Visit and follow us on Instagram at @

Staff (2021-06-15). 15 June, NYC: Emergency Protest to Defend Palestine. samidoun.net Tuesday, 15 June 5: 30 pm Zionist Mission to the UN 800 2nd Ave NYC Facebook: www.facebook.com/events/1159667421200689/ Join a day of rage by Palestinians in Jerusalem/Al-Quds, across occupied Palestine, in the refugee camps, and throughout the diaspora to resist a massive 'flag march' against Al-Aqsa Mosque by Zionist settlers | The article

Richard Falk (2021-06-15). Whither Palestine? Whither Israel? zcomm.org After the Violence Spike, After the Abraham Accords, After Netanyahu…

Aaron Maté (2021-06-15). McCarthyite Meltdown Shows how Russiagate, Syria Propaganda Captured 'Left' Media. orinocotribune.com By Aaron Maté — Jun 8, 2021 | In slandering me, The Young Turks demonstrated how Western chauvinism and careerism have been normalized in progressive media spaces. | On a recent episode of The Young Turks, the self-described "Home of Progressives", hosts Cenk Uygur and Ana Kasparian disparaged me in a McCarthyite rant. The apparent trigger was a mocking comment that I had tweeted at Uygur, in which I described a recent post of his about Israel-Palestine as "the worst tweet of all time." ( Israelis & Palestin…

Caitlin Johnstone (2021-06-15). Media Flipping 180 ∞ on UFOs at Pentagon's Directive Says More About Media Than UFOs. orinocotribune.com By Caitlin Johnstone — Jun 12, 2021 | After the January 6 riot at the US Capitol Building, the mass media Half of the UFO articles coming out of the mass media these days are basically just stalwart propagandists…

_____ (2021-06-15). Celebrating Fifty Years Of Courage In An Era Of Apathy. popularresistance.org He hasn't gone anywhere, actually. He's been here all along — poking small holes of decency in sick system, for five-plus decades. At 90, Dan Ellsberg is with us still, and still calling bullshit on a government that couldn't act right if it tried, to a citizenry that couldn't care less. Most of it, anyway; reminding me, at least — here at the 50th anniversary of the Pentagon Papers' publication, and just a month after Dan just dared the Justice Department to indict him for dropping yet another classified truth bomb about US nuclear lunacy — of the indefatigable Tom Joad's climactic speech from…

Staff (2021-06-15). AOC Leads 110 Representatives Demanding a Living Wage for Congressional Staff. truthout.org Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-New York) is the lead signer of a letter from 110 representatives to the House Appropriations Committee requesting bigger budgets for their offices. The representatives are asking for more money so they can pay their staff fairer wages, allowing them to afford to live in the "For years, pay and benefits for the staff of Member offices, leadership offices, and co…

Ralph Nader (2021-06-15). Reporters Do a Better Job When They Do NOT Ignore Civic Groups. counterpunch.org Connecting the civic community with the mainstream media is no minor endeavor. Historically, this connection has been essential to a functioning democracy. The citizenry is the taproot of democracy and a key source for journalists' declared function of informing the people. My efforts on this front have been threefold. First, I wrote about 30 national

South Front (2021-06-15). Video: Ankara Prepares to Plunge Syria's North into Pandemonium. globalresearch.ca Visit and follow us on Instagram at

Andy Kroll (2021-06-15). Social Security Versus National Security. tomdispatch.com These days my conversations with friends about the new administration go something like this: "Biden's doing better than I thought he would." "Yeah. Vaccinations, infrastructure, acknowledging racism in policing. A lot of pieces of the Green New Deal, without calling it that. The child subsidies. It's kind of amazing." "But on the military—" "Yeah, same old, same old." As my friends and I have noticed, President Joe Biden remains super-glued to the same old post-World War II agreement between the two major parties: they can differ vastly on domestic policies, but they remain united when it comes to projectin…

WSWS (2021-06-15). New revelations of abusive conditions confronting immigrant workers in Australian meatworks industry. wsws.org One labour hire operator wrote: "Women need to see themselves like men, men need to see themselves like beasts, beasts need to see themselves as robots."

Badri Raina (2021-06-15). Uttar Pradesh 2022: What May Be The Shape of Things to Come? zcomm.org How far the politics of Narendra Modi and Yogi Adityanath may meet the scale of the BJP's alienation from the bulk of the populace given the migrant crisis and the cruel collapse of empathy during the second phase remains a question…

Medea Benjamin, Nicolas J. S. Davies (2021-06-15). Why Democracies in G7 and NATO Should Reject U.S. Leadership. dissidentvoice.org Photo credit: BPM Media — Protest at G7 summit in Cornwall UK The world has been treated to successive spectacles of national leaders gathering at a G7 Summit in Cornwall and a NATO Summit in Brussels. The U.S. corporate media have portrayed these summits as chances for President Biden to rally the leaders of the …

Medea Benjamin, Nicolas J. S. Davies (2021-06-15). Why democracies in G7 & NATO should reject US leadership. nationofchange.org Ordinary people in other countries are right to be wary of the Pied Piper of American "leadership," but their rulers should be too.

Medea Benjamin (2021-06-15). Why Democracies in G7 & NATO Should Reject U.S. Leadership. zcomm.org The key to a peaceful, sustainable and prosperous future for all the world's people, including Americans, lies in working together, learning from each other and adopting policies that serve the public good…

Steve Sweeney (2021-06-15). Nicaragua warns of election interference, hits out at U.S. sanctions. peoplesworld.org Nicaragua has demanded an end to "all illegal and coercive measures," including U.S. sanctions, as it warned of a dirty tricks campaign ahead of November's presidential and parliamentary elections. "An unprecedented and relentless attack is unfolding against Nicaragua's government and people are driven by false narratives advanced by right-wing, U.S.-financed media outlets and 'opposition' figures," …

John Wojcik (2021-06-15). Message to Biden and Putin: Don't waste historic opportunity. peoplesworld.org A simplistic and dangerous narrative has emerged in the press in our country around the coming Geneva meeting of U.S President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin. The narrative is that Biden must use the meeting to "lay down the law" to the dangerous autocrat Putin who was allegedly able to control former President …

Editor (2021-06-15). Biden's European gang. workers.org To grasp the essence of the meetings in Europe, in which Joe Biden has been talking nicely to Washington's predatory imperialist allies, we should examine their historical precedent: the 1884-1885 Berlin Conference to divide and plunder the African continent. Armed with this historical perspective, it is easy to debunk Washington . . . |

Mark Gruenberg (2021-06-15). AFL-CIO leader: No coincidence unions and voting rights under attack simultaneously. peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON (PAI)—Labor's strong campaign to preserve and strengthen voting rights, joined by those of civil rights, religious, and civic allies, took center stage at a key session of the AFL-CIO's Northeast Regional meeting for union leaders and activists. But speakers, including federation Secretary-Treasurer Liz Shuler, the keynoter, didn't neglect other causes, especially the Protect the …

Rick Rozoff (2021-06-15). Secretary general: NATO won't "mirror" Russia, will exponentially outspend, surround it with battle groups. mronline.org Just hours ahead of the NATO summit in Brussels on June 14, the military bloc's secretary general, Norway's Jens Stoltenberg, told CNBC's Hadley Gamble that NATO will continue to expand its military capabilities but will not "mirror" its arch-adversary Russia. | June 15, 2021…

Joris Leverink (2021-06-15). Debunking Canada's false narrative on human rights. roarmag.org Protest in solidarity with the struggle of the Wet'suwet'en peoples in Toronto, Canada — February 22, 2020. Photo: Last September, during his annual address to the United Nations General Assembly, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau condemned the UN for its inaction on state violations of human rights, stating that "there are few consequences for countries that ignore international rules […] few consequences for places where opposition figures are being poisoned while cyber tool…

Martin Hart-Landsberg (2021-06-15). Learning from history: community-run child-care centers during World War II. mronline.org We face many big challenges. And we will need strong, bold policies to meaningfully address them. Solving our child-care crisis is one of those challenges, and a study of World War II government efforts to ensure accessible and affordable high-quality child care points the way to the kind of bold action we need. | June 15, 2021…

Mumia Abu-Jamal (2021-06-15). Mumia Abu-Jamal pays tribute to Ramsey Clark. workers.org Mumia Abu-Jama The following June 3 statement was read at the June 13 webinar honoring the life and legacy of the late Ramsey Clark, founder of the International Action Center. Prison Radio transcribed the audio message. The life of Ramsey Clark took turns and crossings that most people never see, . . . |

Eds. (2021-06-15). Latin America: in a permanent state of coup. mronline.org In Latin America, coups d'état are always underway. When a government goes beyond being merely procedurally democratic and advances towards social justice, the always latent coup mechanisms are accelerated. | June 15, 2021…

Dennis Broe (2021-06-15). The Colescott Chronicles Part I: Breaking free of color blindness and abstract art. peoplesworld.org One of the founding members of New Black Art just reaped the rewards of his painterly prowess. Robert Colescott's monumental George Washington Carver Crossing the Delaware recently sold for $15.3 million and is thus far the highlight purchase of George Lucas's Lucas Museum of Narrative Art, scheduled to open in Los Angeles in 2023. This …

Ry Estrem (2021-06-15). Driver accelerates into crowd of protesters in Minneapolis killing one, injuring others. liberationnews.org Erickson was a passionate fighter in the struggle against racist police violence.

Editor2 (2021-06-15). The Bombing of Cubana Flight 455: Interview with Filmmaker Enrique Berumen. orinocotribune.com On October 6, 1976, Cubana de Aviación Flight 455 took off from Barbados en route to Jamaica. It soon disappeared from the radar screens. An investigation by various aviation agencies, including the Cuban government, determined that the airliner was tragically blown up in midair. Two hidden explosive devices had been placed on the airplane. When the bombs detonated, the plane was ripped apart and plummeted into the ocean below. | Everyone aboard perished: 73 passengers and crew died in this atrocious act of terrorism. Innocent men, women, and children lost their lives, including the entire Cuban Olympic fencing t…

Don Fitz, the Green Party of St. Louis (2021-06-15). Solidarity with Resistance to Extraction. dissidentvoice.org People the world over are opposing fossil fuel extraction in an incalculable number of ways. It is now clear that burning fossil fuels threatens millions of Life forms and could be laying the foundation for the extermination of Humanity. But what about "alternative" energy? As progressives stand shoulder-to-shoulder with those rejecting fossil fuels and nuclear …

Eds. (2021-06-15). 'Forget the Alamo' unravels a Texas history made of myths, or rather, lies. mronline.org Three Texan authors build on a long tradition of dissent from patriotic accounts of Texas history in a new book on the racism baked into our story of the Alamo. | June 15, 2021 | Newswire…

Staff (2021-06-15). 15 June, Vancouver: Day of Rage protest — Defend Jerusalem. samidoun.net Tuesday, 15 June 5: 30 pm Vancouver Art Gallery Georgia and Hornby, Pacific Centre Side Vancouver Facebook: www.facebook.com/events/3082398258710847/ VANCOUVER: EMERGENCY CALL TO ACTION Tomorrow hundreds of Israeli settlers will participate in the Zionist March of Flags to taunt and attack Palestinian neighbourhoods. Historically, this march has seen settlers chant "Death to Arabs" and swarmed Occupied Jerusalem, attacking Palestinians. In response, Palestinians are calling on us to mobilize to protect the Occupied Jerusalem community. We are calling for a day of rage tomorrow in Vancouver to defend Al-Aqs…

Anonymous103 (2021-06-15). Planning to invest in Bitcoin? Know its advantages and disadvantages. southfront.org SPONSORED: | Illustrative image | Bitcoin is more like other high-risk investments when it comes to its practicality. The investors' objectives can determine the decision of investing in bitcoin for investment and risk tolerance. It is important to learn the risks and drawbacks of the bitcoin network. Before you start to invest in bitcoin, you must be well aware of its benefits and detriments to make the right decision. Investors should gain knowledge on t…

Anonymous007 (2021-06-15). Military Situation In Donetsk People's Republic On June 15, 2021 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | 1. UAF in Vodyanoe shelled DPR positions in Leninskoe with 120-mm artillery | 2. UAF in Pavlopil shelled DPR positions in Sosnovskoe with 120-mm artillery | 3. UAF in Pavlopil shelled DPR positions in Ukrainskoe with 120-mm artillery | 4. UAF in Opytne shelled DPR positions in Zhabunky with grenade launchers | 5. DPR forces in Leninskoe targeted UAF positions in Vodyanoe with grenade launchers | 6. DPR forces in Ukrainskoe targeted UAF positions in Pavlopil wit…

Anonymous007 (2021-06-15). Military Situation In Syria On June 15, 2021 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On June 14, one civilian was wounded by a car bomb blast in al-Bab city | On June 14, Turkish Army sent more than 15 armored vehicles and a truck transporting Turkish soldiers to al-Ghab Plain and Lattakia frontlines | On June 14, artillery of Turkish-backed forces shelled SAA positions in Salma area | On June 14, artillery of Turkish-backed forces shelled SAA positions in Dar al-Kabira and Kafr Nubl areas | On June 14, the Russian police and Turkish army carried out a…

Anonymous103 (2021-06-15). Turkish Military Mobilization In "De-Escalation" Zone In Syria. southfront.org Illustrative image | Written by Khaled Iskef. | The Turkish forces continue to mobilize their soldiers alongside the militias affiliated with them on the battle fronts with the Syrian army within the "de-escalation" area in northern Syria. | On June 14, major movements of Turkish military columns were spotted moving to the fronts in the northern countryside of Latakia and the Al-Ghab Plain in particular. | The sources confirmed that military crowds represented by more than 15 armored vehicles and a truck transport…

Anonymous103 (2021-06-15). Turkey 'Colonizes' Iraqi Kurdistan. Kurdish Factions Fly At Each Other's Throats. southfront.org Illustrative Image | Written by On April 23, the Turkish military launched its latest military operation in Iraqi Kurdistan, against archenemy the PKK (Kurdistan Workers' Party). This time the forces of Iraqi Kurdistan (the Peshmerga) are also playing a role. Some Kurds already fell victim to the bullets of other Kurds. And the risk of a large-scale intra-Kurdish conflict is growing by the day. | Operation Claw-Lightning is a cross-border military…

Anonymous007 (2021-06-15). Military Situation In Yemen On June 15, 2021 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | The Liaison and Coordination Officers' Operations Room (loyal to Ansar Allah) reported 79 ceasefire violations in al-Hudaydah during the past 24 hours | On June 14, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted 18 airstrikes on the Sarwah area | On June 14, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted 2 airstrikes on the Madghal area | On June 14, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted 2 airstrikes on the Hazm area | On June 14, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted an airstrike on t…

Anonymous007 (2021-06-15). Russia To Present A Borey-class Nuclear Submarine At The Army-2021 Forum. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | Russia's ARMY-2021 exhibition will be held between August 22 and 28th this year. | In the area of responsibility of the troops and forces in the north-east of Russia, the events of the Forum will be the largest for the entire time of the IMTF. Exhibitions of weapons and military equipment are planned to be held in the period from August 22 to 28 at 9 exhibition sites, which will be deployed in 4 localities of the far eastern Federal District in the…

Anonymous103 (2021-06-15). What Do Recent Changes In Chile Mean For Latin America And The World? southfront.org Illustrative image | Written by Surely most of you know that in Chile, the recently elected

Anonymous007 (2021-06-15). China Promoted To Full-Fledged NATO Enemy, Ukraine And Georgia Abandoned In The Rain. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On June 14th, after years of rhetoric, China officially joined the list of NATO enemies alongside Russia. | "The strongest and most successful alliance in history" also politely asked Russia to remove the US and Czech Republic from its "unfriendly country list" as it promoted ill spirit."China's stated ambitions and assertive behaviour present systemic challenges to the rules-based international order and to areas relevant to alliance security," the 30 NATO leaders said in a joint communi…

Anonymous765 (2021-06-15). Locations Of US Carrier Strike Groups — June 15, 2021. southfront.org This is the newest update of the 'U.S. Carrier Strike Groups Locations Map' exclusive series showing the approximate locations of U.S. Carrier Strike Groups. SouthFront: Analysis & Intelligence tracks locations of U.S. aircraft carriers using the available open-source information. No classified information was used in production of the map. | click to see the full-size image | Carrier strike group (CSG) is an operational formation of the United States Navy. It is centered on an aircraft carrier and a carrier ai…

Anonymous765 (2021-06-15). HTS Friends To Start A New War In Nagorno-Karabakh. southfront.org | DEAR FRIENDS. IF YOU LIKE THIS TYPE OF CONTENT, SUPPORT SOUTHFRONT WORK : |

Anonymous007 (2021-06-15). Erdogan-Biden Meeting: Turkey Wants To Take Lead In Afghanistan. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On June 14th, US President Joe Biden and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan held a meeting, which was categorized as "good". | Both leaders confirmed their willingness to restore strained ties and increase cooperation."In our meeting with Mr. Biden, we constructively handled issues that we differ on as well as areas of cooperation. We agreed to keep Turkey-U.S. dialogue channels open just like how strategic partners and allies do," President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said after meeting Joe Bide…

Alethea Redfern (2021-06-15). The Weekly Round-Up: "Freedom Day" delayed. ukhumanrightsblog.com In this week's round-up: legal commentators criticise the "Freedom Day" delays, a gender-critical belief employment discrimination case, and a decision on the Zambrano right to reside.

Global Research News (2021-06-15). Selected Articles: Video: Bill Gates' Vaccine Experiment with Indian Tribal Girls in 2009. globalresearch.ca By Indian tribal girls were used as guinea pigs. With 1.3 billion people, India is a good base for pharmaceutical companies to …

Staff (2021-06-15). Lara Trump Says People Living on Southern Border Should "Get Guns and Be Ready" truthout.org Lara Trump, the daughter-in-law of Donald Trump, "I don't know what you tell the people that live at the southern border," Trump ranted during a Saturday interview…

Staff (2021-06-15). Rep. Cori Bush Introduces Bill to Decriminalize Possession of All Drugs. truthout.org A pair of House Democrats introduced legislation on Tuesday that would decriminalize possession of all drugs at the federal level for personal use and begin the process of prioritizing a public health approach to drug use over punishment and policing. These are the necessary first steps, advocates say, for

Staff (2021-06-15). Reality Winner's Release From Federal Prison Met With Calls for Full Pardon. truthout.org Press freedom advocates were among those celebrating the release of former National Security Agency contractor Reality Winner on Monday after her attorney announced Winner had been transferred from federal prison to a halfway house. | Alison Grinter Allen, Winner's lawyer, Winner's release was not part of a commutation but was the resul…

Staff (2021-06-15). To Address Increasing Inequality and Global Poverty, We Must Cancel Debt. truthout.org Massive debt levels are a feature of contemporary capitalism that cannot be eradicated without radical change, says political scientist Éric Toussaint. | "The indebtedness of the working classes is directly connected to the widening poverty gap and increasing inequality, and to the demolition of the welfare state that most governments have been working at since the 1980s," says Toussaint in this exclusive interview for Truthout. | Toussaint — a historian and international spokesperson for th…

The Conversation (2021-06-15). Israel's Netanyahu may be ousted but his hard-line foreign policies remain. juancole.com By David Mednicoff | (The Conversation) — After two years of repeated and inconclusive Israeli elections, the advent of a new coalition government has ended the long era of Benjamin Netanyahu's prime ministership. Yet he leaves a legacy of hawkish policies that will likely remain intact. As a scholar of Middle Eastern politics, I think …

Edward Curtin (2021-06-15). The Elephant in the Room: Cell Phones. dissidentvoice.org It is difficult to talk to addicts about addictions and it is even harder to do so when their embrace of the drug of choice has dire consequences. I once asked the ether if God had a cell phone, and although God didn't reply, it was a rhetorical question, so I didn't expect an answer …

Victoria Law (2021-06-15). Screen Shot 2021-06-15 at 9.22.30 AM.png. progressive.org A Conviction Integrity Unit gives the justice system one more chance to get it right.

Peoples Dispatch (2021-06-15). Greek working class mounts massive resistance to anti-worker labor bill. peoplesdispatch.org The new labor bill proposed by the conservative New Democracy (ND) government in Greece allows employees to work up to 10 hours and an increase in overtime work, permits work on Sunday, and affects union activities including the right to strike…

Joshua Frank (2021-06-15). The Truth About the California Water Crisis. counterpunch.org It doesn't take long once you've left the greater Los Angeles area, away from all the lush lawns, water features, green parkways and manicured foliage to see that California is in the midsts of a real, and potentially deadly water crisis. Acres and acres of abandoned farms, dry lake beds, empty reservoirs—the water is simply no longer there and likely won't ever be back. | What's happening here in California is far more than a 'severe drought' as the media labels the situation. The word 'drought' gives the impression that this is all short-lived, an inconvenience we have to deal with for a little while. But…

_____ (2021-06-15). How US And UK Information-Warfare Fronts Ignited Anti-Government Protests In Belarus. popularresistance.org The at-times fiery protests that raged across Belarus throughout 2020 had largely fizzled out by the time local activist and seeming neo-Nazi Roman Protasevich was dramatically arrested in May this year. | Now, the country has been catapulted back to the top of the mainstream news agenda, with new life breathed into controversial self-appointed President Svetlana Tikhanovskaya's hitherto unheeded calls for Western leaders to recognize her as the legitimate Belarusian leader. | True to form though, not a single outlet has deigned to mention that for many years prior to the unrest's eruption, London and Washington…

Wynn M. (2021-06-15). It Starts With the Brain. jamanetwork.com Half. Hemi. Two hemispheres scribed by fold and furrow, the primal font of the gothic novel ‚ÄÉ‚ÄÉ‚ÄÉ‚ÄÉ‚ÄÉWhat Hath Evolution Wrought?

WSWS (2021-06-15). NATO summit threatens China, at US instigation. wsws.org NATO concluded its summit Monday with a communique targeting China as a "systemic challenge" to the military alliance.

WSWS (2021-06-15). Australian educators urge support for US Volvo workers strike. wsws.org University workers, themselves facing unprecedented attacks on jobs and conditions, facilitated by the trade union covering them, welcome the stand taken by the Volvo workers in Virginia.

The Associated Press (2021-06-15). Mexican Band Los Bukis to Reunite for 1st Tour in 25 Years. latinorebels.com LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Mexican band Los Bukis are reuniting for a concert tour that will bring them together for the first time in 25 years.

Anish R M (2021-06-15). From G7 to NATO meetings, imperialist powers turn more aggressive towards China. peoplesdispatch.org In both the crucial summits of global north nations, political leaders led by US president Joe Biden, made sweeping and unsubstantiated charges against China…

Free Press (2021-06-15). #ArrestBillGates: Here's Why Indians Are Enraged at the Gates Foundation. globalresearch.ca On Sunday, widespread …

Celaj S, Kourkoumpetis T. (2021-06-15). Patient Information: Gallstones in Pregnancy. jamanetwork.com This JAMA Patient Page describes the symptoms and complications of and the diagnosis and treatment options for gallstones in pregnant people.

WSWS (2021-06-15). More than 1,500 food processing workers strike two Quebec plants. wsws.org Striking Olymel workers visited the Exceldor workers' picket line earlier this month in an act of class solidarity that the unions have belittled.

Chaudhry HJ, Walker-McGill C, Dzau VJ. (2021-06-15). Addressing Clinician Well-being and the Opioid Epidemic. jamanetwork.com This Viewpoint describes the connections between the US opioid use disorder (OUD) epidemic and crises in health care workforce well-being and describes a collaboration between the National Academy of Medicine (NAM) and Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) to address both and harmonize regulatory standards and practices where possible.

Roger Van Zwanenberg (2021-06-15). Cold Wars and the Final Struggle for World Domination. counterpunch.org The Argument The wars to maintain world dominance have always been special; something unlike more local wars. World dominance for the holder has always been of such importance that any sacrifice of humans or property has been, as they see it, worth the losses. The we I refer to are the leaders of the world

jamanetwork (2021-06-15). Drugs for Menopausal Symptoms. jamanetwork.com This Medical Letter provides 2 Tables summarizing key information about drugs for menopausal symptoms published as part of a comprehensive review on the topic.

WSWS (2021-06-15). "Chronically underfunded" Virginia unemployment system leaves tens of thousands without payments for months. wsws.org The state's unemployment benefit system currently ranks dead last in the country for speed in resolving appeals for assistance.

Unicorn Riot (2021-06-15). The Dead Are Rising: Understanding the Planned Attack in Tulsa 100 Years Later. unicornriot.ninja &nbsp…

Don Fitz, the Green Party of St. Louis (2021-06-15). Solidarity with Resistance to Extraction. counterpunch.org People the world over are opposing fossil fuel extraction in an incalculable number of ways. It is now clear that burning fossil fuels threatens millions of Life forms and could be laying the foundation for the extermination of Humanity. But what about "alternative" energy? As progressives stand shoulder-to-shoulder with those rejecting fossil fuels and nuclear

Vera Eidelman (2021-06-15). The Problem With Censoring Political Speech Online — Including Trump's. aclu.org In January, many online platforms decided they no longer wanted to host President Trump's speech. Google, Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, and other social media services announced they would no longer distribute Trump's hateful, demeaning, outrageous speech or anything else he might have to say. Many people were pleased. Others, including the ACLU,

Fight Back (2021-06-15). Minneapolis march honors murdered protester Deona Marie Erickson. fightbacknews.org Minneapolis, MN – 1500 community members gathered at Girard Avenue and Lake Street in Minneapolis, June 14, for a "March in Honor of Deona Marie," organized by Black Lives Matter Minnesota. The night before, Deona Marie Erickson was killed by a driver who attacked protesters demanding justice for Winston Smith. | Just before midnight on Sunday, June 13, Nicholas Kraus plowed through parked cars barricading the street where community members were gathered. Witnesses report that he was going 100 miles per hour and accelerated as he approached the protest. They say that the barricade of cars saved many lives. One o…

WSWS (2021-06-15). One dead, three injured after driver rams police violence protest in Minneapolis, Minnesota. wsws.org The driver, 35-year-old Nicholas David Kraus from neighboring St. Paul, was arrested and is being held without bail on a charge of vehicular manslaughter.

Michael T. Hertz (2021-06-15). Lisa Ring and the People's Party. nationofchange.org Lisa, I hope that since you are a Demexit, you'll push hard for a progressive convention.

Latino USA (2021-06-15). A Family Conversation On Race And Latinidad (A Latino USA Podcast). latinorebels.com The cousins dive into their experiences with racism, the unique struggles faced by Black Latinos, and growing up in a family that taught them that "Black is beautiful."

Robert Davis (2021-06-15). How the Death Penalty Discriminates. progressive.org States are reflecting on the racist history of capital punishment, but most lawmakers have done nothing about it.

jamanetwork (2021-06-15). Bacteria and the Telephone. jamanetwork.com Early in the history of modern bacteriology, when the ubiquity of bacteria and the harm which certain micro-organisms can do was beginning to be demonstrated, the widespread search for these microscopic enemies became a popular exercise among trained observers. Everywhere about us the newly exploited hidden dangers loomed up; in food and drink, in our clothing and shelter, on the earth and in the air bacteria continued to be discovered. For a time it seemed as though few places were healthful habitations, few environments fit to be called sanitary. Gradually, however, it began to be realized that not all bacteria…

_____ (2021-06-15). Truthful Accounts — A View From Nicaragua. popularresistance.org Efforts to depict journalism as if it ever existed in the idealized form of its propagandists have become increasingly ridiculous. Journalism, like accountancy, is just another sub-category of reporting. Like accountancy and other reporting activities, journalistic reporting can be good or bad, exceptional or mediocre, honest or criminal. Among the most insidious fables people in the West tell themselves is that European and North American countries promote honest reporting and freedom of expression. However, countries from Libya, Iran and Syria to Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela offer undeniable examples of how ab…

WSWS (2021-06-15). Board of Inquiry hands down report into Australia's Grosvenor mine disaster. wsws.org The Queensland Labor government gave Anglo American the go ahead to recommence production before even releasing the final report into the gas blast that left five workers seriously injured.

Dean Baker (2021-06-15). William Cohan Predicts Disaster from Low Interest Rates: Yes, We Have Seen This Movie Before. cepr.net In a New York Times column today, William Cohan, a writer and former investment banker, warned of impending disaster if the Federal Reserve Board does not quickly move away from its low interest rate policy. Cohan tells readers: "But many people wonder if Jerome Powell, the chairman of the Fed, has reckoned with the power …

Winner PK, McAllister P, Chakhava G, et al. (2021-06-15). Effects of Eptinezumab vs Placebo on Headache Pain and Most Bothersome Symptom in Migraine Attack. jamanetwork.com This randomized clinical trial assesses the effect of intravenous eptinezumab vs placebo on times to headache pain freedom and absence of most bothersome symptom (nausea, photophobia, or phonophobia) among patients experiencing a moderate to severe migraine attack.

Lawrence Davidson (2021-06-15). When Academics Take the Side of State Power. counterpunch.org The growing divide in the United States between Zionists and supporters of Palestinian rights has led to pronounced tensions in academia. Much has been said about increasing pro-Palestinian student protests as well as the activities of pro-Israel boards of governors, presidents, deans, etc. The latter try to guard their campuses from pro-Palestinian faculty, student clubs,

WSWS (2021-06-15). Sacked Frankfurt Airport workers express solidarity with the striking Volvo workers in Virginia. wsws.org Sacked WISAG workers declared their support for the striking Volvo workers in the US, who have rejected a sell-out contract recommended twice by the UAW, and have resumed their strike.

WSWS (2021-06-15). Workers Struggles: The Americas. wsws.org About 12,000 nurses in the Canadian province of Manitoba have voted in favor of strike action while a protest in Buenos Aires by social groups demanding jobs, decent wages and vaccinations was met by tear gas.

WSWS (2021-06-15). Volvo workers' open letter to the UAW: "What is your strategy for victory?" wsws.org This is an open letter from the Volvo Workers Rank-and-File Committee at the New River Valley Plant in Dublin, Virginia, to UAW International President Rory Gamble, UAW Secretary-Treasurer Ray Curry and UAW Local 2069 President Matt Blondino.

Pablo Manríquez (2021-06-15). How a Black Journalist Fought for Capitol Press Access… and Won. latinorebels.com In 1947, Louis R. Lautier applied for press access to the Capitol's Daily Press Gallery, governed then (and now) by an all-white Standing Committee of Correspondents (Standing Committee).

WSWS (2021-06-15). Workers in Britain support striking US Volvo workers. wsws.org WSWS reporters spoke to workers in Britain who sent their support and solidarity to Volvo workers.

Biljana Vankovska (2021-06-15). Being Blacklisted by the USA: The Western Balkan's Trap. globalresearch.ca The Macedonian public …

Lamvu G, Carrillo J, Ouyang C, et al. (2021-06-15). Review of Chronic Pelvic Pain in Women. jamanetwork.com This narrative review summarizes the evaluation and management of chronic pelvic pain using recommendations from consensus guidelines to facilitate clinical evaluation, treatment, improved care, and more positive patient-clinician interactions.

WSWS (2021-06-15). Deadly building collapse in South Korea highlights unsafe conditions in construction industry. wsws.org Accidents like the one in Gwangju are rife throughout the country, as companies regularly cut costs by ignoring safety.

WSWS (2021-06-15). Maruti Suzuki worker jailed for life on frame-up charges dies due to authorities' negligence—a victim of ruling class justice. wsws.org Indian authorities are directly responsible for the death of the worker-militant Jiyalal at just 35 years of age, having callously refused to provide him with proper medical care even after his cancer diagnosis.

WSWS (2021-06-15). Massive explosion at Rockton, Illinois Chemtool plant causes evacuations and environmental risk. wsws.org The Chemtool production facilities, owned by Lubrizol, are reported to contain some of the largest grease reactors in the world and the plant in Rockton is one of its largest sites.

Mel Gurtov (2021-06-15). The Pentagon's Untouchable Budget. counterpunch.org Did you really think that electing Joe Biden would mean major reductions in military spending and the shift of Pentagon resources to spending on social well-being, as progressives have long advocated? Think again. Mind you, wouldn't it be perfectly sensible, and ethical, to use some of the $700-billion-plus military budget to help finance Biden's $6

WSWS (2021-06-15). Alabama AFL-CIO leader opposes Warrior Met miners' demands for higher strike pay, calls workers "clueless" wsws.org North Alabama AFL-CIO Secretary Treasurer wrote: "Imagine thinking that it'd be wise for an organization representing tens of thousands of workers to liquidate all of its assets for a single strike. Clueless."

_____ (2021-06-15). NATO Summit: Building Unity against Russia, China, Cyberattacks. popularresistance.org NATO members at its first in-person gathering since 2018 have adopted a new 2030 strategic concept proposed by Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg. The joint communiqué of the bloc's 30 nations said that they agreed further to strengthen NATO in the face of any threats. | "[We will] strengthen NATO as the organizing framework for the collective defense of the Euro-Atlantic area, against all threats, from all directions," the statement said. | The alliance members have stated that they are facing "systemic competition from assertive and authoritarian powers" as well as growing security challenges. They specifically…

Tom Engelhardt (2021-06-15). Tomgram: Rebecca Gordon, It's Time to Touch the Third Rail. warisacrime.org This article originally appeared at TomDispatch.com. To receive TomDispatch in your inbox three times a week, click here. As French journalist and novelist Anatole France so aptly wrote in his 1894 novel The Red Lily, "In its majestic equality, the law forbids rich and poor alike to sleep under bridges, beg in the streets, and steal …

WSWS (2021-06-15). No charges in Colorado deputy's killing of college student Samuel Yeager. wsws.org The April 3 shooting by Douglas County Deputy Christopher Lippolis was declared justified in a finding released by the district attorney's office earlier this month.

Tamara Nassar (2021-06-15). Israel kills Palestinian child as settlers steal land. electronicintifada.net Woman who was imprisoned by Israel fatally shot at checkpoint.

John Hickman (2021-06-15). What NPR's "All Things Considered" won't Tell you about the Iran Nuclear Issue (Like that Iran is Weak and has no Nukes while Israel is advanced and Does). juancole.com Mt. Berry, Ga. (Special to Informed Comment) — What news audiences of National Public Radio (NPR)'s All Things Considered have and have not heard about the Iranian nuclear program since the election of Joe Biden offers a neat boundary delineation of the Hallin spheres of mainstream reporting on the topic. Daniel Hallin's classic study of …

VanderPluym JH, Halker Singh RB, Urtecho M, et al. (2021-06-15). Acute Treatments for Episodic Migraine in Adults. jamanetwork.com This systematic review and meta-analysis assesses the benefits and harms associated with acute treatments for episodic migraine, including pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic therapies, with a focus on pain-related outcomes, function, and adverse events.

Walden Bello (2021-06-15). The Trillion Dollar War: the Economics of Overextension. counterpunch.org By the end of the Bush administration, the United States had spent nearly $3 trillion on the war in Afghanistan and Iraq, according to the estimates of Linda Bilmes and Joseph Stiglitz. This was staggering. But as the wars were being pursued, the American public did not realize their true cost because the Bush administration

Voelker R. (2021-06-15). Do Magnets in Consumer Electronics Disable Implanted Medical Devices? jamanetwork.com After reviewing published articles and conducting its own testing, FDA officials said it doesn't appear that consumer electronics such as cellphones or smartwatches with high—field strength magnets pose serious risks for people with implanted medical devices.

_____ (2021-06-15). US Abduction Of Venezuelan Diplomat, A Global Challenge. popularresistance.org With the possible extradition of a Venezuelan diplomat to the US on bogus charges, an emergency human rights delegation organized by the International Campaign to Free Alex Saab was quickly dispatched to Cabo Verde, where he is imprisoned. This island archipelago nation off the west coast of Africa is one of the smallest, poorest, and geographically isolated countries in the world. | The international human rights delegation did not gain Alex Saab's freedom. They were even denied a visit with him. But breakthroughs were made raising the visibility of the case, which involves enormous political, legal, and moral i…

Burch R, Rayhill M. (2021-06-15). Acute Treatment for Migraine. jamanetwork.com Acute treatment for migraine, also called abortive or symptomatic treatment, is used at the time of a migraine attack with the aim of relieving both pain and the associated symptoms of migraine such as photophobia, phonophobia, and nausea. Available data and expert consensus agree that acute treatment should be reliably and quickly effective, have a low incidence of symptom recurrence, be safe and free from bothersome adverse effects that negate the functional benefits of treatment, and be accessible and affordable. Despite the availability of migraine-specific therapies and nonspecific analgesic acute treatments…

Voelker R. (2021-06-15). Contaminated Water Is Suspected in Massive Salmonella Outbreak. jamanetwork.com A months-long investigation has pointed to contaminated water at a Holtville, California, farm as a contributor to the largest US Salmonella outbreak in more than a decade, according to a recent FDA report.

Rome BN, Gagne JJ, Kesselheim AS. (2021-06-15). Association of California's Prescription Drug Coupon Ban With Generic Drug Use. jamanetwork.com This pharmacoepidemiology study uses insurance claims data to compare generic substitutions for drugs with vs without manufacturer copayment coupons in California vs surrounding states in the year before and after a January 2018 California ban on coupons intended to incentivize use of more expensive brand-name medication.

John Rachel (2021-06-15). War is making us poor! nationofchange.org Why is it that the U.S. spends more on military than the next 9 countries combined?>

WSWS (2021-06-15). Spanish courts escalate campaign to legitimise fascist Francoite dictatorship. wsws.org This is part of an international shift to the far right of the ruling class as it confronts growing resistance to its murderous herd immunity policy, wars and social inequality.

Teresa Albano (2021-06-15). What's Happening in Illinois. progressive.org The state is becoming a showcase of progressive legislation.

WSWS (2021-06-15). Crisis: The big pharmaceuticals' "Holy Grail" wsws.org The film's three interconnected segments deal with the drug business, legal and illegal. One of the narrative strands is particularly hard-hitting and compelling, pointing to the profiteering and homicidal operations of the giant pharmaceutical companies.

Editorial Team (2021-06-15). Outrage in Namibia at Berlin's apology offering. challenge-magazine.org The Nava and Ovaherero people of Namibia have spoken out in outrage against the feeble strings-attached apology the German government has given for the genocide carried out between 1904 and 1908. | Apartheid in the southern African country, which was a German colony between 1884 and 1915, legally ended in 1994. Viewed through an economic lens though, apartheid persists. 44% of land in Namibia is commercially owned, an area of land larger than Germany. Over 70% of the land is owned by whites, who make up only 6% of the population. Groups such as the Landless People's Movement argue that the introduction of libe…

Staff (2021-06-15). Presidential campaign in Qom. en.mehrnews.com QOM, Jun. 15 (MNA) — The supporters of Presidential elections candidate Alireza Zakani held a gathering in Qom on Monday.

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2021-06-15). Resistance not to give up military option against Americans. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 15 (MNA) — The Secretary-General of Asa'ib Ahl al-Haq Sheikh Qais Khazali emphasized that the Resistance groups will not give up the military option against American unless US forces withdraw from the region.

Staff (2021-06-15). Saudi Arabia executes young Shiite man. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 15 (MNA) — The Ministry of Interior of Saudi Arabia announced that the government executed a young Shiite man on Tuesday morning.

ŸÖÿ±ÿ∂€åŸá ÿ±ÿ≠ŸÖÿߟ܀å (2021-06-15). Dispute over mask in US leaves 1 dead, 2 injured. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 15 (MNA) — A dispute over a mask Monday at a grocery store in the United States led to a shootout that left an employee dead and two people, including a sheriff's deputy, injured.

ŸÖÿ±ÿ∂€åŸá ÿ±ÿ≠ŸÖÿߟ܀å (2021-06-15). Russian diplomat criticizes US stance on arms race in space. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 15 (MNA) — Russian Deputy Foreign Minister said on Tuesday that the lack of desire among Washington and its Western allies to work on the prevention of an arms race in space causes concerns.

Staff (2021-06-15). Chinese warplanes swarm around Taiwan. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 15 (MNA) — Over a dozen warplanes took off from China and triggered radar stations in Taiwan early Tuesday.

Kamal Iranidoost (2021-06-15). Farming Dutch roses in desert. en.mehrnews.com YAZD, Jun. 15 (MNA) — An entrepreneur from the dry province of Yazd in southeast Iran grows and harvests over 1.5 million of Dutch roses each year in his greenhouses in the heart of the Yazd desert.

Kamal Iranidoost (2021-06-15). Iran of main issues in Putin-Biden talks, says Kremlin aide. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 15 (MNA) — Kremlin aide Yuri Ushakov has said that Iran will be one of the main topics that is going to be discussed by the US and Russian presidents in their upcoming summit in Geneva on Wednesday.

Staff (2021-06-15). Iran, Vietnam to open new chapter in tech coop. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 15 (MNA) — Iran, and Vietnam are to hold a technology and trading meeting next month to improve their technological cooperation.

Staff (2021-06-15). VIDEO: Fire at Illinois chemical plant. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 15 (MNA) — Flames engulfed a chemical plant in Northern Illinois on Monday, forcing the evacuation of neighbors.

ŸÖÿ±ÿ∂€åŸá ÿ±ÿ≠ŸÖÿߟ܀å (2021-06-15). Suicide blast targets military trainees in Somali capital. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 15 (MNA) — A suicide bomber blew himself up at the entrance of General Dhagabadan military training camp in Somalia, killing 10 people.

Kamal Iranidoost (2021-06-15). Iran flights from/to Pakistan, France resume: spokesman. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 15 (MNA) — The spokesman of Iran's Civil Aviation Organization has said that the flights from and to the two countries of France and Pakistan have resumed.

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2021-06-15). Iran becomes Board member of ILO for 4th consecutive term. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 15 (MNA) — Islamic Republic of Iran became a member of Board of Directors of International Labor Organization (ILO) for fourth consecutive time.

ŸÖÿ±ÿ∂€åŸá ÿ±ÿ≠ŸÖÿߟ܀å (2021-06-15). US logistics convoy targeted inside their base: report. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 15 (MNA) — According to reports, a US Army logistics convoy was targeted inside the military section of Baghdad International Airport and the US military base.

ŸÖÿ±ÿ∂€åŸá ÿ±ÿ≠ŸÖÿߟ܀å (2021-06-15). Intl. ties necessary to achieve proper economic growth. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 15 (MNA) — An Iranian presidential candidate attached great importance to the role of interaction with the world, saying that it is necessary to achieve proper economic growth and development.

Kamal Iranidoost (2021-06-15). Iran volleyball narrowly loses to Australia in 2021 VNL. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 15 (MNA) — The national Iranian volleyball team was defeated by the national men's team of Australia in a lengthy match in 2021 Volleyball Nations League's Week 4 on Tuesday.

Staff (2021-06-15). Over $1bn of facilities granted to knowledge-based firms: VP. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 15 (MNA) — Iran's VP for Science and Technology Sorena Sattari in formed that Knowledge-based firms received 250 trillion rials (over one billion dollars) of facilities in the previous Iranian calendar year (ended March 20, 2021).

Kamal Iranidoost (2021-06-15). Iraq steps up efforts to stop Turkey aggression on its soil. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 15 (MNA) — Brigadier General Yahya Rassoul, spokesman for the commander-in-chief of the Iraqi Armed Forces, said there were stepped-up diplomatic efforts underway to stop continued Turkish aggression on Iraqi territory.

Staff (2021-06-15). Resist. groups urge Palestinians to stand against flag march. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 15 (MNA) — The Palestinian resistance groups said in a statement that all Palestinians must be ready to stand against the so-called flag march, which is scheduled to take place on Tuesday by the Zionist settlers in occupied lands.

Staff (2021-06-15). China warns NATO ahead of 2021 summit. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 15 (MNA) — China's mission to the European Union called on NATO to stop exaggerating the "China threat theory" after the group's leaders said that the country presents "systemic challenges".

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2021-06-15). Zionists' flag march kicks off in occupied territories. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 15 (MNA) — Zionist settlers began a provocative 'Flag March' in the occupied lands and territories on Tuesday.

Kamal Iranidoost (2021-06-15). 8 shot, 4 killed in US Chicago shooting on Tuesday. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 15 (MNA) — Eight people were shot, four fatally, Tuesday morning in a mass shooting incident in Chicago's Englewood neighborhood, Chicago police said.

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2021-06-15). Presidential candidate 'Jalili' holds meeting with teenagers. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 15 (MNA) — Presidential candidate 'Saeed Jalili' held a get-together meeting with youth and teenagers in Tehran on Monday to respond to a series of relevant issues.

Staff (2021-06-15). American navy aircraft carrier enters South China Sea. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 15 (MNA) — A US aircraft carrier group led by the USS Ronald Reagan has entered the South China Sea.

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2021-06-15). Iran welcomes continued coop. with Muslims around world: Amb. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 15 (MNA) — Iranian Ambassador to Slovenia said that Islamic Republic of Iran welcomes continued cooperation with Muslims throughout the world wholeheartedly.

ŸÖÿ±ÿ∂€åŸá ÿ±ÿ≠ŸÖÿߟ܀å (2021-06-15). Iranian, Omani officials stress boosting friendly ties. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 15 (MNA) — In a meeting between Senior Assistant to Iranian Foreign Minister in Special Political Affairs and Foreign Minister of the Sultanate of Oman, two sides stressed boosting friendly relations between Iran and Oman.

Kamal Iranidoost (2021-06-15). Iron Dome batteries deployed near Quds ahead of march. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 15 (MNA) — Palestinian local media have reported that the Israeli regime has deployed its air defense system near holy Quds ahead of Zionist settlers parade known as "Flag March" through Holy Quds.

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2021-06-15). Wildfires rip through US State of Arizona in summer heat. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 15 (MNA) — Multiple wildfires were burning in the US state of Arizona as of Monday, and the authority warned of very high fire danger this week due to hot temperatures and thunderstorms.

Kamal Iranidoost (2021-06-15). Flag March 'Provocations' risk reigniting Israel-Hamas war. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 15 (MNA) — UN Middle East envoy Tor Wennesland has warned that the Zionist settlers march through Holy Quds could re-ignite another round of confrontation between Palestinian resistance groups and the Israeli regime.

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2021-06-15). Iran's flights at airports 'doubled' in current year: CEO. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 15 (MNA) — Chief Executive of Iran Airports and Air Navigation Company (IAC) said that total flights of airports running under IAC in first two months of current year (March-May) registered a 100% hike.

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2021-06-15). Preparations made for Iranians living in Russia to cast vote. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 15 (MNA) — Iranian Ambassador to the Russian Federation Kazem Jalali said that preparations have been made for Iranians residing in Russia to cast their votes in the upcoming Presidential Election.

ŸÖÿ±ÿ∂€åŸá ÿ±ÿ≠ŸÖÿߟ܀å (2021-06-15). Talker to vie at Spanish Cinema Jove Intl. Film Fest. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 15 (MNA) — Directed by Mehrshad Ranjbar, the Iranian short film "Talker" has managed to participate in a Spanish festival.

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2021-06-15). Army opens Shahid Keshvari 100-bed Field Hospital in Tehran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 15 (MNA) — The inaugural ceremony of Shahid Keshvari 100-Bed Field Hospital was held in Tehran on Tue. in presence of Coordinating Deputy of Iran Army Rear Admiral Habobollah Sayyari.

Kamal Iranidoost (2021-06-15). Iran owns most precise radar, missile systems: Rahimzadeh. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 15 (MNA) — Commander of Khatam ul Anbia Air Defense, Brigadier General Ghader Rahimzadeh said that Iran has the most precise radar and missile systems, adding that all military equipment are prepared to deal appropriately with threats.

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2021-06-15). Briefing on Iran's daily developments. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 15 (MNA) — The following are the Islamic Republic of Iran's latest developments in the last 24 hours.

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2021-06-15). 500 foreign reporters to cover Iran Presidential Election. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 15 (MNA) — Over 500 foreign reporters from 226 international media outlets and from five continents will cover Iran 2021 Presidential Election which will be held on Friday June 18.

ŸÖÿ±ÿ∂€åŸá ÿ±ÿ≠ŸÖÿߟ܀å (2021-06-15). Front pages of Iran's English dailies on June 15. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 15 (MNA) — Here are the front pages of Iran's English-language dailies on Tuesday, June 15.

ŸÖÿ±ÿ∂€åŸá ÿ±ÿ≠ŸÖÿߟ܀å (2021-06-15). Electoral campaigns in Ilam province. en.mehrnews.com ILAM, Jun. 15 (MNA) — In recent days leading to the Friday election, Dehloran city in Ilam province is witnessing the electoral campaigns of Iranian candidates for the presidential and city council elections.

Kamal Iranidoost (2021-06-15). Iran asks NATO, G7 to obey laws instead of lecturing others. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 15 (MNA) — Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh has reacted to the recent comments by Western leaders in G7 and NATO summits about Iran.

Staff (2021-06-15). Iranian short film to vie at Spanish film fest. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 15 (MNA) — Iranian short film 'Passport', directed by Koosha Afrasiabi, is to vie at the Islantilla Cinefórum Film Festival in Spain.

imperial.ac.uk (2021-06-15). Imperial Physics students launch skincare tracking app. imperial.ac.uk Two Imperial College London students have created an app to track, share and compare skincare routines.

SCLC of Southern California (2021-06-15). Monday 6/21: Remember, Renew, Restore: Voter Rights Actions & Remember Freedom Summer Murders (Day 3). indybay.org Virtual commemoration and voter rights actions…

KPFA Saturday Evening News (2021-06-15). Ethiopian Officials Check Aid Convoys to Make Sure They Carry Food, not Weapons. indybay.org I produced this news report for Pacifica/KPFA Radio's Saturday Evening Newscast on June 12, 2021. The attached audio file is 3 minutes and 31 seconds long.

SCLC of Southern California (2021-06-15). Sunday 6/20: Remember, Renew, Restore: Voter Rights Actions & Remember Freedom Summer Murders (Day 2). indybay.org Virtual commemoration and voter rights actions…

Michael Lyon (2021-06-15). Tuesday 6/15: What About Reparations? indybay.org Zoom: us02web.zoom.us/j/81690297060 | Meeting ID: 816 9029 7060 | One-tap for mobile phones: 16699009128,,81690297060# | Call in: 669 900 9128 , Meeting ID: 816 9029 7060…

Michael Harris (2021-06-15). Modern Day, "Lynch Mob" seeks to scrub the golden legacy of Negro Bar, Sacramento County. indybay.org First Railroad West of the Continental Divide, From the City of Sacramento to Negro Bar, Sacramento County… soon pitched to be erased from history by a "Private" modern day "lynch mob" the authentic legacy of Negro Hill / Negro Bar Gold Mining District…

Leon Kunstenaar (2021-06-15). Public Housing Tenants Protest Privatization. indybay.org In classic struggle, low income people are organizing against abuses by the powerful…

Labor Video Project (2021-06-15). Workers Make The Chocolate! Dandelion Chocolate Workers & Supporters Rally In Mission. indybay.org ILWU Local 6 Dandelion chocolate workers and supporters rallied and spoke out at the Mission Dandelion store to demand the rehiring of the fired workers.

Food & Water Watch, partners (2021-06-15). Thursday 6/17: Facing the Climate Crisis: Clean Energy Proposals & Real Climate Solutions. indybay.org Online webinar event…

Dan Bacher (2021-06-15). Major Spike in Dead Juvenile Salmon on Klamath River Reported by Yurok Fisheries Departmen. indybay.org The Tribe said the disease is expected to eliminate an entire year class of fish, which will reduce the Klamath River's already imperiled salmon runs for many years to come.

Haymarket Books (2021-06-15). Wednesday 6/16: Beyond #StopAsianHate: Criminalization, Gender, & Asian Abolition Feminism. indybay.org Online event…

Dan Bacher (2021-06-15). Metropolitan Water District Board Hires Adel Hagekhalil As New General Manager. indybay.org On May 28, a broad coalition of groups sent a letter to the board supporting the hiring of Adel Hagekhalil.

SCLC of Southern California (2021-06-15). Saturday 6/19: Remember, Renew, Restore: Voter Rights Actions & Remember Freedom Summer Murders (Day 1). indybay.org Virtual commemoration and online voting rights training…

Cindy Boskofsky (2021-06-15). Should A Mother Of 5 In Prison Since 1996 Die In Prison Over $260? indybay.org Grant CLEMENCY to TAMARA LLAMAS, mom of 5, serving sentences for crimes she DIDN'T commit.

Angela (2021-06-15). Monday 6/14: Israel's War on the Media. indybay.org Zoom Webinar…

Dan Bacher (2021-06-15). As massive Klamath fish kill continues, Karuk Tribe declares state of climate emergency. indybay.org "Our monitoring traps are full of dead juvenile salmon," said Toz Soto, Fisheries Program Manager for the Karuk Tribe. "The few fish still alive are infected with disease. It's a catastrophic blow to the fishery and Karuk culture."

Frauke Banse, Friederike Habermann & Jai Sen (2021-06-15). Our World is Not For Sale! indybay.org People's Global Action (PGA) was organized in a decentralized way by movements from all parts of the world. But we had no staff and no fixed funding. Everything was through crowdfunding. People were inspired by what PGA stood for, which was, first, the rejection of capitalism. Later, at the second conference in India in 1999, the rejection of all kinds of domination was added, including sexism, racism, and so on.

Oakland (2021-06-15). Tuesday 6/15: Stop Insuring Trans Mountain Oil Pipeline Webinar w/ Sierra Club. indybay.org Online event…

Steve Pleich (2021-06-15). Homeless Legal Assistance Office Opening June 15. indybay.org Project Seeking Local Legal Professionals…

Watsonville Film Festival (2021-06-15). Tuesday 6/15: WFF Virtual: Murals / Art / Activism. indybay.org Online: watsonvillefilmfest.org/

Disability Rights California (2021-06-15). Tuesday 6/22: LGBTQ+ Communities & Mental Health: Thriving with Courage in the Face of Adversity. indybay.org Online webinar…

queer autonomy (2021-06-15). Sunday 6/27: People's March: Unite to Fight. indybay.org 11 AM – Polk at Washington St…

Center for Biological Diversity (2021-06-15). Thursday 6/17: Saving Life on Earth: Fighting Extinction of Flora & Fauna from Human Development w/ CBD. indybay.org Online teach-in…

Sonali Kolhatkar (2021-06-15). There Is No Labor Shortage, Only Labor Exploitation. zcomm.org "This moment provides opportunities to raise wage demands, but it must be a moment where workers organize in order to sustain and pursue demands for improvements in their living and working conditions."

Destiny Harris (2021-06-15). Policing and Militarism Go Hand in Hand. We Must Abolish Both. zcomm.org When masses of Black people mobilize, gangs of police move in, and terrorize.

Jonathan Flowers (2021-06-15). 'We moved a mountain': Colorado pre-K teachers win a union. zcomm.org Most of all, the Jefferson County preschool teachers are looking forward to having a collective voice…

Jon Queally (2021-06-15). Senate Democrats Blocking Their Own Party's Agenda. zcomm.org "The argument that we need to make here, is that it's worth going it alone if we can do more for working people in this country."

Melody Fonseca (2021-06-15). Where is the State of Emergency? zcomm.org How do we manage that rage and indignation and re-channel them as something liberatory against systems of oppression, not in a way that reinforces those systems?

WSWS (2021-06-15). The fraud of Israel's new "government of change" wsws.org Lapid was tasked with forming a government after Netanyahu, who despite heading the largest party—Likud—in the March 23 elections, the fourth in two years, failed to do so.

Ariel Gold (2021-06-15). New Israeli Government, Same Israeli Apartheid. dissidentvoice.org After 12 years, Israel finally inaugurated a new prime minister. While being hailed by many as the opportunity for a fresh start, Naftali Bennett is at best a continuer of Netanyahu's policies and at worst an ideologue whose positions are to the right of Netanyahu's. In 2013, as Middle East peace talks were set to …

Barry Sheppard (2021-06-15). United States: Could Trump's supporters stage another coup? greenleft.org.au Far-right conspiracy group QAnon's online forums have been calling for a "Myanmar-style" coup in the United States to reinstall Donald Trump as president, writes Barry Sheppard.

Lalo Alcaraz (2021-06-15). Kamloops Indian School. thenation.com Kamloops Indian School…

Dostmohammad Punjabi (2021-06-15). Iran's Incredible Shrinking Democracy. thenation.com Iran's Incredible Shrinking Democracy…

B Batchelor (2021-06-15). DISCOURSE ON WHY INMATES EXIT PRISON WORSE THAN WHEN THEY WENT IN. thenation.com DISCOURSE ON WHY INMATES EXIT PRISON WORSE THAN WHEN THEY WENT IN…

Ben Jealous (2021-06-15). The Right's War on History and Truth. thenation.com The Right's War on History and Truth…

Katrina vanden Heuvel (2021-06-15). Biden Has an Opportunity to Begin Rebuilding the US's Fractured Relationship With Russia. thenation.com Biden Has an Opportunity to Begin Rebuilding the US's Fractured Relationship With Russia…

Tom Tomorrow (2021-06-15). Star Wars: The Phantom Manchin. thenation.com Star Wars: The Phantom Manchin…

Calvin Trillin (2021-06-15). Kevin McCarthy Changes His Tune Re Trump and January 6. thenation.com Kevin McCarthy Changes His Tune Re Trump and January 6…

Haley Mlotek (2021-06-15). Joan Didion's Long View. thenation.com Joan Didion's Long View…

Jennifer C. Berkshire, Jack Schneider (2021-06-15). What's Joe Biden's Plan for Education? thenation.com What's Joe Biden's Plan for Education?

Taneum Bambrick (2021-06-15). Saying I Am a Survivor in Another Language. thenation.com Saying I Am a Survivor in Another Language…

Nadezhda Azhgikhina (2021-06-15). Women in Russia and the US Show an Alternative to War. thenation.com Women in Russia and the US Show an Alternative to War…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-15). Consumer Health: Treating cluster headaches. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org June is Migraine and Headache Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn more about one of the most painful types of headache: the cluster headache. Cluster headaches occur in cyclical patterns or cluster periods that can last from weeks to months. During a cluster period, headaches usually occur daily, sometimes several times …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-15). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Cerebrospinal fluid leaks are commonly misdiagnosed. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Cerebrospinal fluid is the clear fluid that surrounds the brain and spinal cord. It cushions the brain and spinal cord from injury, delivers nutrients and acts as a waste removal system for the brain. A cerebrospinal fluid leak occurs when fluid escapes through a small tear or hole in the outermost layer of tissue that …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-15). Supporting rural communities across southern Minnesota with a mobile health clinic. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org A mobile health clinic will launch this summer in southern Minnesota and offer a new way for patients in rural communities to connect with Mayo Clinic Health System, expanding access to Mayo Clinic care. ____________________________________________________________ ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic Health System will launch a new mobile health clinic that will expand services by increasing …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-15). Consumer Health: Men's health threats and strategies for healthier living. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Do you know the greatest threats to men's health? Do you know what you can do to lower your risks and lead a longer, healthier life? June is Men's Health Month, which makes this a good time to explore these topics. Three of the top causes of death among men in the U.S. are heart …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-15). Mayo Clinic study provides clarity on use of anticoagulants in gastrointestinal cancers. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — A study by Mayo Clinic researchers provides some clarity in the use of direct oral anticoagulants (DOAC), such as apixaban and rivaroxaban, to treat acute venous thromboembolism (VTE) in patients with gastrointestinal cancers. The findings were published Wednesday, June 2, in Mayo Clinic Proceedings. Among the study's findings: Rivaroxaban showed no higher risk …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-15). Groundbreaking Early Cancer Detection Test Studied at Mayo Clinic Introduced Nationally. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Mayo Clinic today recognized the debut of a groundbreaking multi-cancer early cancer detection (MCED) test called Galleri? that can detect more than 50 types of cancers[1] through a simple blood draw. The Galleri test is intended to complement U.S. guideline-recommended cancer screenings. Mayo Clinic Oncologist Minetta Liu, M.D. was involved in the development of the new test. …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-15). FDA approves aducanumab to treat Alzheimer's disease. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved aducanumab to treat Alzheimer's disease on Monday, June 7. About 6 million people in the U.S. and 30 million worldwide are living with Alzheimer's disease, a progressive brain disorder that is the most common cause of dementia. "I think this is good news for our patients with Alzheimer's …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-15). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Viral skin bumps that are a common occurrence in childhood. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My 7-year-old son developed a small pink bump on his arm recently. Soon we started noticing more on his back and under his arms. His pediatrician said they were called "molluscum," and we didn't have to do anything about them. But I am worried about them spreading to his little sister. What are …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-15). Infographic: Overhead and throwing athlete. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Learn more about sports medicine.?Other health tip infographics: mayohealthhighlights.startribune.com?

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-15). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Cancer survivorship needs are unique for each survivor. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org June is National Cancer Survivor Month, and National Cancer Survivors Day was recognized on Sunday, June 6. Both events recognize and celebrate the millions of adults and children in the United States who have experienced a cancer diagnosis. According to the National Cancer Institute, there are nearly 17 million cancer survivors in the U.S. Each …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-15). Thanks to 3D printing, 'They know who I am — I'm grandpa'. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org For John Roby, the road to recovery from injuries to his face has been paved with teamwork between Plastic Surgery and Radiology using 3D printing. __________________________________________________ In an instant — the grasp on the hand brakes, the squealing tires, the realization of what was to come, the unavoidable collision between motorcycle and passenger side of …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-15). Science Saturday: Patients need to know how their data affects their health outcomes. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org In the near future, genome sequencing, among other biological measures, will be as routine as X-rays and cholesterol testing. The challenge, though, will be accurately interpreting the vast amount of data and effectively using it to guide decisions about health care. In a position statement published in Hepatology, Mayo Clinic researchers layout perspectives of various stakeholders …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-15). Consumer Health: Life after cancer. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org National Cancer Survivors Day will be observed on Sunday, June 6, which make this a good time to learn more about life after cancer. One in 3 people will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime, and there are more than 16.9 million cancer survivors alive today, according to the American Cancer Society. Survival rates …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-15). Mayo Clinic Minute: Eating disorders affect all genders, races. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org It's the stereotypical image of an eating disorder: a young, white female who is extremely thin. But as Jason Howland reports in the Mayo Clinic Minute, that's not always the case. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/wtUmE6xlFYg Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (0: 59) is in the downloads at the end of…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-15). Do glasses that block blue light help your eyes? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Sitting behind a computer screen all day can strain your eyes, but do glasses that claim to block blue light really help? Dr. Muriel Schornack, a Mayo Clinic optometrist, says the macula is the area of the retina in your eye that is responsible for processing your clear central vision. The macula can be sensitive …

Manlio Dinucci (2021-06-15). The American Empire of the West Deploys Troops for Battle. globalresearch.ca Visit and follow us on Instagram at @

Uriel Araujo (2021-06-15). Northern Ireland Crisis Could Escalate into Trade War and More Violence. globalresearch.ca Visit and follow us on Instagram at @

Konrad Rƒôkas (2021-06-15). Another "Western Betrayal"? Biden-Putin and the Polish Question. globalresearch.ca Visit and follow us on Instagram at

Dr. Rudolf Hà§nsel (2021-06-15). The Manipulated Human Being Is Capable of Anything, Except Saying NO. globalresearch.ca Visit and follow us on Instagram at

Kit Klarenberg (2021-06-15). How US and UK Information-Warfare Fronts Ignited Anti-Government Protests in Belarus. globalresearch.ca Visit and follow us on Instagram at

Dr. Rudolf Hà§nsel (2021-06-15). Der manipulierte Mensch ist zu allem fà§hig — auàüer NEIN zu sagen. globalresearch.ca Visit and follow us on Instagram at

TrialSite (2021-06-15). Did Pfizer Fail to Perform Industry Standard Animal Testing Prior to Initiation of mRNA Clinical Trials? globalresearch.ca TrialSite has learned …

Kuehn BM. (2021-06-15). More Comprehensive Care for Miscarriage Needed Worldwide. jamanetwork.com About 1 in 10 women will have a miscarriage over a lifetime—a statistic that represents 23 million pregnancies lost annually, or 44 per minute worldwide, according to a series of articles in The Lancet. Despite the magnitude, the articles described miscarriage as a misunderstood phenomenon and called for more comprehensive care to prevent and treat miscarriage.

Kuehn BM. (2021-06-15). Drug-Resistant Malaria Detected in Africa Will Require Monitoring. jamanetwork.com Evidence in Africa that the malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum has developed genetic variants that confer partial resistance to the antimalarial drug artemisinin is a warning of potential treatment failure on the horizon, a drug-resistance monitoring study suggested.

Steve Lalla (2021-06-15). #HandsOffVenezuela Monthly Picket Draws Attention to Canada's Role in Blockade of Venezuela. orinocotribune.com June 13 (Special for Orinoco Tribune)—On Friday, June 11, the fourth monthly US/Canada Hands Off Venezuela picket action drew together diplomats, activists and labor organizers from Canada and Venezuela for a discussion about the economic blockade of Venezuela and a protest of the criminal coercive measures imposed by the US and its ally Canada. | The virtual event

Rainer Shea (2021-06-15). US Empire's Final Collapse Draws Nearer as Latin America Further Resists Washington's Grip. orinocotribune.com By Rainer Shea — June 11, 2021 | Modern imperialism, like the socioeconomic system it's based upon, is a house of cards. Capitalism, the socioeconomic system that it depends on to continue functioning, wouldn't be able to go on if its range of market control were to shrink too much. This is because capitalism's natural tendency towards growth inevitably creates for it a crisis of overproduction, which can only be alleviated by perpetually expanding its market control. As Michael Parenti

Staff (2021-06-15). Cuban President thanks global solidarity in the face of US blockade. en.cubadebate.cu Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel has thanked the international solidarity against the economic, commercial and financial blockade the US imposed on the island's for nearly six decades. On Twitter, the Cuban leader wrote that his country has been lately supported from several nations condemning the outrageous US blockade. 'Our gratitude for joining us in the legitimate defense of our rights,' Díaz-Canel live-tweeted, adding #EliminaElBloqueo.

Kit Klarenberg (2021-06-15). How U.S. and UK Information-Warfare Fronts Ignited Anti-Government Protests in Belarus. covertactionmagazine.com The at-times fiery protests that raged across Belarus throughout 2020 had largely fizzled out by the time local activist and seeming neo-Nazi Roman Protasevich was dramatically arrested in May this year. Now, the country has been catapulted back to the top of the mainstream news agenda, with new life breathed into controversial self-appointed President Svetlana …

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2021-06-14: News Headlines

Peoples Dispatch (2021-06-14). Benjamin Netanyahu is out for now but how long will Bennett rule? peoplesdispatch.org Ending weeks of speculation and uncertainty about the possibility of a transition, the Naftali Bennett-led government received Knesset's support by the narrowest of margins of 60-59…

Kamal Iranidoost (2021-06-14). Iran FM's reaction after Netanyahu ousted from power. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 14 (MNA) — The Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has reacted to the end of the 12-year rule of "Benjamin Netanyahu" over occupied Palestinian lands with a post on Twitter, describing it as the fall of an oppressor.

Ramzy Baroud (2021-06-14). On 'Conflict' 'Peace' and 'Genocide': Time for New Language on Palestine and Israel. mintpressnews.com It will not be easy to deconstruct the seemingly endless edifice of lies, half-truths and intentional misrepresentations of Zionist Israeli colonialism in Palestine. Yet, there can be no alternative to this feat.

Staff (2021-06-14). Over 3,100 Palestinians detained by Israeli occupation in May 2021: Prisoners' associations report. samidoun.net Palestinian prisoners' rights and human rights institutions, the Prisoners' Affairs Commission, Palestinian Prisoners' Society, Addameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association, and the Wadi Hilweh Information Center — Jerusalem, issued their monthly report on Sunday, 13 June, detailing the latest statistics and reports on Israeli repression targeting Palestinian detainees. The report covers key issues in the current uprising in Palestine, including ongoing violations and abuses by occupation forces, and documents specific cases followed by the institutions that prepared the report. The report is trans…

Staff (2021-06-14). 50 Years After Pentagon Papers, Ellsberg Reveals US Weighed 1958 Nuclear Strike on China over Taiwan. democracynow.org As President Biden meets with leaders of NATO countries, where he is expected to continue stepping up rhetoric against China and Russia ahead of his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin this Wednesday in Geneva, we speak with famed Pentagon Papers whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg about why he recently released another classified document showing that U.S. military planners in 1958 pushed for nuclear strikes on China to protect Taiwan from an invasion by communist forces. The top-secret study revealed the U.S. military pressed then-President Dwight Eisenhower to prepare a nuclear first strike against mainlan…

Staff (2021-06-14). 50 Years After Pentagon Papers, Ellsberg Reveals U.S. Weighed 1958 Nuclear Strike on China over Taiwan. democracynow.org As President Biden meets with leaders of NATO countries, where he is expected to continue stepping up rhetoric against China and Russia ahead of his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin this Wednesday in Geneva, we speak with famed Pentagon Papers whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg about why he recently released another classified document showing that U.S. military planners in 1958 pushed for nuclear strikes on China to protect Taiwan from an invasion by communist forces. The top-secret study revealed the U.S. military pressed then-President Dwight Eisenhower to prepare a nuclear first strike against mainlan…

Staff (2021-06-14). Pentagon Papers at 50: Daniel Ellsberg on Risking Life in Jail to Expose U.S. Lies About Vietnam War. democracynow.org Fifty years ago this week, The New York Times began publishing excerpts of the Pentagon Papers — 7,000 pages of top-secret documents outlining the Pentagon's secret history of U.S. involvement in Vietnam since the 1940s. The leak exposed years of government lies about the war, revealed that even top officials believed it was unwinnable, and would end up helping to end the Vietnam War and lead to a major victory for press freedom. The Times exposé was based on documents secretly photocopied by Daniel Ellsberg and Anthony Russo, who both worked as Pentagon consultants at the RAND Corporation. Ellsberg, who ha…

Staff (2021-06-14). AOC Says Senate Democrats Are Blocking Their Own Party's Agenda. truthout.org New York Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez gave voice Sunday to the growing frustration among progressives due to Democratic Senators who have become the clear obstructionists in enacting the bold agenda they promised U.S. voters in last year's election. | Following a morning appearance on CNN's "State of the Union," Ocasio-Cortez said Democrats "have an obligation to do the most we can for working people, civil right, and the planet with the power people have entrusted us," and stressed during her te…

Jason Ditz (2021-06-14). Afghan Interior Ministry Arrests Tribal Elders Who Mediate With Taliban. news.antiwar.com In all but the largest cities, Afghanistan is organized around a strong sense of tribalism, with tribal elders holding a position of prominence almost everywhere. It is not an exaggeration to say that in small villages, the elders are more influential than the government. | After decades of war, and Afghanistan being what it is, many groups have come to rely on tribal elders to mediate local disputes with the Taliban, or to organize aid operations and prisoner exchanges that otherwise aren't possible. | And this being Afghanistan, someone's going to ruin a rare perk that has been discovered in the war-torn mes…

Jason Ditz (2021-06-14). Afghan Interior Ministry Arrests Tribal Elders Who Mediate With Taliban. news.antiwar.com In all but the largest cities, Afghanistan is organized around a strong sense of tribalism, with tribal elders holding a position of prominence almost everywhere. It is not an exaggeration to say that in small villages, the elders are more influential than the government. | After decades if war, and Afghanistan being what it is, many groups have come to rely on tribal elders to mediate local disputes with the Taliban, or to organize aid operations and prisoner exchanges that otherwise weren't possible. | And this being Afghanistan, someone's going to ruin a rare perk that has been discovered in the war-torn me…

Anonymous007 (2021-06-14). Military Situation In Afghanistan On June 14, 2021 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On June 13, Taliban reportedly captured Khan Abad district in Kunduz province | On June 13, Taliban reportedly captured Sayyad district in Sar-e Pol province | On June 13, Taliban reportedly captured Posht-e Rud district in Farah province | On June 13, Taliban reportedly captured Saghar district in Ghor province | On June 13, 33 Taliban militants were killed and 22 others were wounded in Achin and Spinghar districts of Nangarhar, according to the Afghanistan MOD…

Kamal Iranidoost (2021-06-14). Khanabad district in Kunduz's province falls to Taliban. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 14 (MNA) — The Khanabad district in Kunduz province of Afghanistan has fallen to Taliban control after fierce clashes between the Afghan security forces and the group.

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2021-06-14). Perú — øCuál será la naturaleza de un Gobierno encabezado por Pedro Castillo? globalizacion.ca Al ir a imprenta, el 11 de junio de 2021, los resultados publicados por la Oficina Nacional de Procesos Electorales (ONPE) de Perú apuntan a favor del candidato de Perú Libre José Pedro Castillo Terrones frente a Keiko Fujimori de …

Carlos Fazio (2021-06-14). El enigma Castillo y el otro Perú posible. globalizacion.ca Con 100 por ciento de las actas procesadas, Pedro Castillo, candidato de Perú Libre, logró una ventaja de apenas unas décimas porcentuales (equivalente a 70 mil votos) sobre Keiko Fujimori, del partido Fuerza Popular, en la segunda vuelta de la…

Andrés Jiménez Montoya (2021-06-14). Mexico's MORENA Party consolidates top position in 2021 midterm elections. peoplesworld.org With the announcement of results from the June 6th Mexican midterm elections, the center-left MORENA Party has held onto its federal congressional majorities in the Chamber of Deputies and won state and local elections across the country in 31 states and Mexico City. MORENA (Movimiento Regeneración Nacional) is the party of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (known …

Editor2 (2021-06-14). Colombia, Between Extermination and Emancipation. orinocotribune.com By Laura Carlsen — Jun 11, 2021 | Colombia's nationwide strike has gone on for a month now, its mass mobilization reaching historic proportions for the nation and for Latin America. The anti-government protests never cease. This phase of resistance began with a shout of protest against a new policy that would levy taxes on basic products and services, raising the cost of living in a country where unemployment, poverty and inequality are at unprecedented levels. It has now become a struggle between extermination and emancipation. | Even after the Iván Duque government backed off its proposal to tax the "basic…

Staff (2021-06-14). Launching "Souli", a new Palestinian song. samidoun.net Samidoun thanks this group of dedicated and revolutionary Palestinian artists in occupied Palestine and the diaspora who cooperated together to complete the song ÿµŸàŸÑŸä — Souli (leaping advance), which we dedicate in turn to the Palestinian people and their supporters everywhere, and to the Palestinian prisoners' liberation movement imprisoned in Zionist and imperialist jails. This song is part of the Palestinian heritage and reality of cultural struggle and resistance until liberation and return, for all of Palestine, from the river to the sea. Lyrics: Khaled B…

_____ (2021-06-14). As the Strategic Balance Inverts, Israel is Politically and Militarily Paralysed. strategic-culture.org So fatigued by their own rhetoric have Israeli and western leaders become, that they will not think or say that Israel has run out of options. | Many Israeli commentators are bracketing Trump with Netanyahu. Veteran correspondent Ben Caspit, for instance,

Staff (2021-06-14). Headlines for June 14, 2021. democracynow.org New Israeli Gov't Coalition Ousts Benjamin Netanyahu After 12 Years as Prime Minister, G7 Concludes as Activists Slam Failure to Act on Climate Crisis, Vaccine Inequality, Biden to Meet with Turkey's President Erdogan as NATO Summit Kicks Off, Novavax Vaccine 90% Effective; U.S. COVID Cases Continue to Fall as California Readies for Reopening, U.K. Delays Reopening as Moscow Sees New Surge in Cases; India Moves to Reopen as Infections Drop, Bombs Kill at Least 7 in Afghanistan as Hazara Shia Come Under Mounting Attacks, Shelling in Afrin, Syria, Kills at Least 13 People, Tunisian Protesters Call for an End to Pol…

Morning Star (2021-06-14). Bye bye, Bibi: Netanyahu's 12-year reign in Israel is over. peoplesworld.org Israel swore in a new government over the weekend, ending Benjamin Netanyahu's 12-year stint as the country's prime minister. Naftali Bennett, the head of a small ultra-nationalist party, has taken over as PM, but if he wants to keep the job, he will have to maintain an unwieldy coalition of parties from the political right, …

Ali Abunimah (2021-06-14). Israel's government: Same ax, new executioner. electronicintifada.net New Prime Minister Naftali Bennett spent years attacking Netanyahu from the right.

Staff (2021-06-14). People in Tel Aviv celebrate end of Netanyahu. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 14 (MNA) — Thousands of people gathered in Rabin Square in Tel Aviv to celebrate the outgoing of Netanyahu and the swearing-in of the Israeli regime's new PM Sunday night.

Staff (2021-06-14). End of Netanyahu after 12 years in power. en.mehrnews.com &nbsp…

Open Democracy (2021-06-14). "Ten degrees more right-wing than" Netanyahu: Palestinians expect more expulsions from fragile 8-party coalition. juancole.com Editor's Update: The Naftali Bennett government was voted in on the afternoon of Sunday, June 13 by the Israeli parliament or Knesset. — JRIC By Jalal Abukhater | — ( OpenDemocracy.net) — A new government is expected to be formed in Israel this week, finally ending the 12-year reign of Benjamin Netanyahu as prime minister. …

Alan MacLeod (2021-06-14). Jessica Ashooh: The Taming of Reddit and the National Security State Plant Tabbed to Do It. orinocotribune.com By Alan Macleod — Jun 11, 2021 | How and why did a hawkish young mandarin hothoused at elite universities and in the halls of state power end up an executive at an anarchic messageboard site with an anti-establishment reputation? | SAN FRANCISCO — Reddit is one of the world's most influential news and social media platforms. The website

Alan MacLeod (2021-06-14). Jessica Ashooh: The taming of Reddit and the National Security State Plant tabbed to do it. mronline.org How and why did a hawkish young mandarin hothoused at elite universities and in the halls of state power end up an executive at an anarchic messageboard site with an anti-establishment reputation? | June 14, 2021…

Norman Solomon (2021-06-14). How democrats and progressives undermined the potential of the Biden-Putin summit. nationofchange.org Progressives went along with Democratic Party leaders and corporate liberal media as they fueled the momentum toward a nuclear doomsday.

Tim Wheeler (2021-06-14). Fred Mark, fighter for equality, peace, socialism, dies in Baltimore. peoplesworld.org BALTIMORE—Fred Mark, also known as Cuya Kemet, died of a stroke May 25, 2021, after a long illness. He was such a stalwart Marxist that he organized study groups in his adopted Baltimore to read together classics like The Communist Manifesto, The Origin of the Family, Private Property and the State, and V.I. Lenin's Imperialism. …

Andy Merrifield (2021-06-14). Lefebvre and Althusser: reinterpreting Marxist humanism and anti-humanism. mronline.org Since the October Revolution, Marxism has experienced almost as many crises as capitalism itself. Meltdowns of capitalism usually come as little surprise to savvy Marxist theorists but economic crises are one thing; economic crisis plus a global pandemic is something else again, beyond an everyday capitalist norm, more akin to the political-economy of wartime. Pandemic, […] | June 13, 2021…

PAI (2021-06-14). OSHA orders COVID protections for health workers; other high-risk professions left out. peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON—Almost 16 months and 600,000 deaths after the government officially declared the coronavirus a pandemic, the Democratic Biden administration issued its Emergency Temporary Standard forcing health care firms to protect their workers, now. But the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) mandate only applies to the health care firms, which lead all the rest of …

Fight Back (2021-06-14). Federal unemployment benefits to end next week in Alaska, Iowa, Mississippi and Missouri. fightbacknews.org San José, CA – On Saturday, June 12, four Republican-led states cut off three federal unemployment benefit programs. These were the Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation or FPUC which provides a $300 per week supplement to regular benefits, the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance, or PUA for self-employed and gig workers, and the Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation or PEUC, for the longer-term unemployment who state benefits have run out. This means that 370,000 who have lost work in Alaska, Iowa, Mississippi and Missouri will be losing their benefits starting next week. | These cuts will fall the har…

WSWS (2021-06-14). US Midwest artists see collapse in income and careers during the pandemic. wsws.org The COVID-19 pandemic has drastically affected the careers of thousands of artist in the American Midwest, many of whom have had to drastically curtail their activities and seen their incomes sharply reduced.

Staff (2021-06-14). Family avoids mental fatigue associated with Covid-19 in Cuba. en.cubadebate.cu Professor Olga Esther Infante, from the University of Medical Sciences of Havana, explained that the term 'pandemic exhaustion' is perceived by the Cuban family, a concept coined by the World Health Organization in reference to a state of fatigue, lack of motivation and apathy. Infante specified in a televised conference that this lack of motivation leads to a relaxation of personal self-care and increases the risk of contagion, as well as affectations among group members such as irritability and manifestations of anxiety that can generate conflicts.

WSWS (2021-06-14). G7 summit issues threats against China and Russia. wsws.org While spending trillions on their armed forces, the world's wealthiest countries refused to do anything to seriously combat the pandemic, which is claiming millions of lives.

DLI (2021-06-14). Huge disconnects in US-G7 pronouncements. indybay.org The global Covid pandemic has glaringly exposed several giant disconnects in the policy intentions of the Gang of Seven(G7, also euphemistically self-labeled as "market democracies"!). At the conclusion of the latest meeting in England, the joint statement focused on 2 blatant unsubstantiated charges on China and a "dodgy" commitment to send vaccines to needy countries.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-14). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Study finds patients highly satisfied with telehealth. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org The use of telehealth during the COVID-19 pandemic rose dramatically across the nation, including at Mayo Clinic. Telehealth has provided safe, convenient access to health care for people who needed to stay home to follow guidelines for social distancing and quarantines. Recent studies conducted by the COVID-19 Healthcare Coalition found that patients and providers are …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-14). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: A dangerous phase of the COVID-19 pandemic for those unvaccinated. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org If you've been vaccinated for COVID-19, you're able to go shopping, eat in restaurants and travel on airplanes without the same worry of becoming infected with COVID-19 that existed just months ago. But for those who are unvaccinated, getting infected with COVID-19 — even with just minor symptoms — should be a concern, according to Dr. Gregory …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-14). Overcoming pandemic procrastination. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Have you noticed that you put things off more during the COVID-19 pandemic? If so, you are not alone. This article is written by Yaser Dorri, Ph.D., is a psychologist Psychiatry and Psychology in Austin, Minnesota. ______________________________________________ When COVID-19 emerged, people did not have time to adjust to the new lifestyle and process it. As a result of …

_____ (2021-06-14). Targeting Russia and China Instead of the Real Enemy — Capitalist Inequality. strategic-culture.org Capitalism and its inequality is the number one enemy of today's world. That is the objective and empirical reality that is staring the world in the face, Finian Cunningham writes. | U.S. President Joe Biden and his Western allies are trying to frame global challenges in a way that ultimately avoids dealing with the most urgent problem that really matters — the explosion in inequality under the capitalist economic system. | The poverty, hardship and litany of social problems, including the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, that stem from the grotesque inequality that capitalism produces are — and shoul…

Staff (2021-06-14). CEO Pay Has Risen to Unprecedented Levels During the Pandemic, Report Finds. truthout.org A new survey of 200 public companies with the highest CEO pay by The New York Times At the 183 companies that answered a survey conducted by Equilar for The New York Times, 68 percent reported a CEO salary that represented a CEO-worker pay gap that's wider than…

news.un (2021-06-14). COVID-19 cases drop for seventh week, but deaths fall less slowly: WHO. news.un.org The number of new COVID-19 cases reported to the UN health agency has declined for seven weeks in a row, in what the top official there called on Monday "the longest sequence of weekly declines during the pandemic so far".

news.un (2021-06-14). Violence against elderly has risen during COVID, UN expert warns. news.un.org With "entrenched ageist attitudes" already undermining the autonomy of elder persons in making their own choices and decisions, the COVID-19 pandemic has brought into sharp focus further violence, abuse and neglect against them, a UN independent expert said on Monday, marking World Elder Abuse Awareness Day.

WSWS (2021-06-14). Tokyo exploits COVID-19 disaster to push militarist and repressive constitutional revision. wsws.org The proposal to add a national emergency clause to the Japanese constitution has nothing to do with protecting the public from the current or future pandemics.

_____ (2021-06-14). Venezuela conference another example of Liberal hypocrisy. popularresistance.org On the one-year anniversary of Canada's defeat in its bid for a seat on the United Nations Security Council the Trudeau government is hosting an International Donors' Conference in Solidarity with Venezuelan Refugees and Migrants. While it may sound like a humanitarian endeavor, it's the latest phase in Canada's multipronged effort to overthrow Nicolás Maduro's government, which has included plotting with the opposition to anoint an alternative president.

Moderator (2021-06-14). The Enduring False Narrative of the Pulse Nightclub Massacre. scheerpost.com By Glenn Greenwald / Substack On the fifth anniversary of the Pulse nightclub massacre in Orlando, numerous senators, politicians and activist groups commemorated that tragic event by propagating an absolute falsehood: namely, that the shooter, Omar Mateen, was motivated by anti-LGBT animus. The evidence is definitive and conclusive that this is false — Mateen, like so many others who committed… |

news.un (2021-06-14). Around 1.5 million Lebanese in need, top UN humanitarian official there warns. news.un.org As Lebanon endures one of its worst financial and economic crises ever, the UN estimates that over the next eight months around $300 million is needed to provide vital aid to around 1.5 million Lebanese and 400,000 migrant workers living there.

Daniel Falcone (2021-06-14). An Analysis of China's Borderland History Offers a Left Case for the Uyghurs. counterpunch.org This essay discusses the frontier borderlands of East Asia from the seventeenth through nineteenth century. I analyze Chinese dynastic political practice, its legacy on early twentieth and twenty-first century geopolitics, as well as the need for American progressive positioning regarding the Uyghurs. In my view, commentary on this issue needs to be firmly rooted in leftist opposition to international human rights abuses, (Pukr) while resisting Sinophobia, US militarism, and Cold War exaggeration and intervention. I highlight these borders by looking at multiple frontiers geographically and thematically. Generall…

Eva Bartlett (2021-06-14). Video: Elections Celebrations and Cruelty of Western Sanctions Against Syrian People. globalresearch.ca Transcript below. | Speaker …

Eva Bartlett (2021-06-14). I'm on a 'Hit List': Kiev Allows to Silence Dissent and Journalism. That's All You Need to Know About Ukrainian 'Democracy'. globalresearch.ca Address issues which …

WSWS (2021-06-14). ATI steelworkers defiant as USW continues isolation of 10-week strike. wsws.org ATI workers express determination to fight job and healthcare cuts and voice support for striking Volvo workers.

Andrea Arroyo (2021-06-14). Remembering the Pulse Massacre. thenation.com Remembering the Pulse Massacre…

WSWS (2021-06-14). John and Gabriel Shipton speak at event in defense of Assange in New York City. wsws.org In addition to the Shiptons, the panel featured journalist Chris Hedges, prominent musician and Assange supporter Roger Waters, comedian Randy Credico as well as Aaron Maté from the Grayzone website.

Staff (2021-06-14). Pelosi Doubts Barr's Claims That He Didn't Know of Schiff, Swalwell Subpoenas. truthout.org Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-California) called on former attorneys general Jeff Sessions and William Barr to testify before Congress regarding their roles in the Department of Justice's (DOJ) seizure of phone records from Democratic lawmakers and members of the media during their tenure under former President Donald Trump. | Trump's DOJ

Mark Gruenberg (2021-06-14). Unions take PROAct campaign to Amazon and Sen. Mark Warner's door. peoplesworld.org ARLINGTON, Va. (PAI)—With the Protect the Right to Organize (PRO) Act stalled in the Senate by three Democratic holdouts, union members and their allies took their campaign for the pro-worker rewrite of labor law to two top targets: The Virginia construction site for the Headquarters II of virulently anti-worker Amazon and one of the three …

WSWS (2021-06-14). Oppose dropping of mask requirement at Amazon! Demand it show all COVID-19 cases at its warehouses! wsws.org Last month, Amazon announced it would no longer require masks in its facilities even as it continues to hide the total reported number of COVID-19 infections.

Jon Schwarz (2021-06-14). Political System Unites to Condemn Ilhan Omar for Telling the Truth. zcomm.org The frenzied attacks by Republicans and Democrats on the Minnesota representative are about maintaining absolute impunity for the U.S. and Israel…

_____ (2021-06-14). Capitalism Cannot Exist Without Imperialism. popularresistance.org Prahbat Patnaik, professor emeritus at JNU, joins Rania Khalek on her program Dispatches to discuss the argument he lays out in his book A Theory of Imperialism, which argues that capitalism was always a function of imperialism. But today's imperialism takes a subtler less visible form than during colonialism, keeping large parts of the world in poverty through mechanisms like income deflation so that the wealthy nations can maintain access to the cheap commodities only tropical regions can produce. Imperialism also requires an army of unemployed people in the third world that are even more essential to capitalis…

Jonathan Cook (2021-06-14). Friedman's Last Gasp. zcomm.org Thomas Friedman's recent column in the New York Times reflecting on Israel's 11-day destruction of Gaza is a showcase for the delusions of liberal Zionism…

WSWS (2021-06-14). Democratic Socialists of America must issue public apology for celebrating assassination of Leon Trotsky. wsws.org Historian Victoria Bynum issued the following statement demanding the DSA repudiate and apologize for the leadership's coordinated celebration of the assassination of Trotsky and discipline those responsible.

The Canary (2021-06-14). Fears for migrant children facing 'detention' at Dover. thecanary.co There are fears that unaccompanied child migrants arriving in Dover will be "detained" at a controversial facility, after Kent County Council announced it cannot take in any more. | Large numbers of migrant children travelling to the UK on small boats has led to a repeat of the "unthinkable" situation, where the council says its resources are "significantly overwhelmed". | The announcement came as more people allegedly reached Dover on Monday morning. The high numbers of English Channel crossings in May and June look set continue. | No new resolution: | On Thursday, Kent County council leader Roger Gough…

Dr. Binoy Kampmark (2021-06-14). Vague Alternatives and G7 Summitry: The Build Back Better World Initiative. globalresearch.ca Summits often feature …

Binoy Kampmark (2021-06-14). Vague Alternatives and G7 Summitry: The Build Back Better World Initiative. dissidentvoice.org Summits often feature grand statements and needless fripperies. In Cornwall, the leaders of the G7 countries were trying to position and promote their relevance as the vanguard of democratic good sense and values. They, the message went, remained relevant, valuable and essential to the order of the earth, despite challenges posed by the autocrats. Never …

Binoy Kampmark (2021-06-14). Less Freedom, More Money: Tony Blair's Vaccine Passport. counterpunch.org Sincere Tony is again on the stump, promoting his vision of how best to return to a lovely, unruffled world of capitalist endeavour, circuit lecturing and summit meetings that no longer need to be held online. And when Blair has visions, they are bound to be highly selective and keen in terms of his own

Anonymous103 (2021-06-14). Vague Alternatives and G7 Summitry: The Build Back Better World Initiative. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | Written by Dr. Binoy Kampmark | Summits often feature grand statements and needless fripperies. In Cornwall, the leaders of the G7 countries were trying to position and promote their relevance as the vanguard of democratic good sense and values. They, the message went, remained relevant, valuable and essential to the order of the earth, despite challenges posed by the autocrats. | Never let contradiction get in the way of such a united front. Babbling about liberal democratic values matters little…

Eds. (2021-06-14). Infamous Israeli home thief is federally charged Long Island, NY financial fraudster. mronline.org Over the past few weeks, a video has gone viral of a man named Yaakov Fauci, in a New York accent, asserting to a Palestinian woman whose house that he has forcibly taken, "If I don't steal it, someone else is going to steal it." | June 14, 2021…

Staff (2021-06-14). 17 June, Online Event: Palestine between the path of Liquidation and the path of Liberation and Return. samidoun.net Palestine: between the path of liquidation and the path of liberation and return. The alternative path conference preparatory Committee in Greece invites you to participate in a political meeting and discussion with Palestinian writer Khaled Barakat on the current political development in Palestine and the region, and on the efforts to convene the alternative path conference. Thursday 17/06/2021 at 8 pm occupied Jerusalem and Athens time The meeting will be held through Zoom platform. Zoom meeting: 825 2249 0486 us02web.zoom.us/j/82522490486 This event will take place in Arabic with translation available…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-06-14). Where Infrastructure Means Prisons: A Drive into the Naqab and the Illusion of Israeli Democracy. libya360.wordpress.com Miko Peled THE NAQAB, PALESTINE — As I was preparing to leave Palestine, I found it harder to fall asleep. I spent the last few days in Jerusalem, mostly walking between the neighborhoods of Sheikh Jarrah in the north and Silwan in the south, crossing through the alleys of the Old City on the way….

Fight Back (2021-06-14). Grand Rapids, MI rallies for Palestine. fightbacknews.org Grand Rapids, MI – 60 people rallied in solidarity for a Free Palestine in Grand Rapids on June 13. On the sidewalk at Veterans Memorial Park, dozens waved Palestinian flags and held signs demanding, "Free Palestine." Young Palestinian Americans led chants, "Viva! Viva! Palestina!" and "From the river to the sea, Palestine will be free!" The crowd then moved nearby to the Union soldier statue for several speeches imploring people to organize and fight back. | "The so-called state of Israel has continued to provoke Palestinians. In the West Bank city of Jenin, Israelis invaded and killed several Palestinians a few…

Angela (2021-06-14). Thursday 6/17: Specter of Colonial Violence during Military Escalations & Its Health Impact in Palestine. indybay.org Zoom…

Staff (2021-06-14). Germany Gave My Family Reparations. Palestinians Deserve the Same From Israel. truthout.org I am a first-generation American. My Jewish parents fled Germany as the horrors of the Holocaust were unfolding. They left behind family who perished in camps and were killed as they fled from their homes while being chased and shot at by Nazis. | My great-grandfather, grandfather and father had a thriving butcher business in Frankfurt. They lived in the apartment building next to the butcher shop. My father always said he barely realized he was Jewish until Hitler arrived. It was always Deut…

Rachel Evans (2021-06-14). Don't forget Palestine. greenleft.org.au Supporters of justice for Palestine are continuing to protest Israel's ongoing attacks on Palestinians, report Rachel Evans and Alex Salmon.

ŸÖÿ±ÿ∂€åŸá ÿ±ÿ≠ŸÖÿߟ܀å (2021-06-14). Islamic Jihad Movement warns flag march 'dangerous' move. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 14 (MNA) — Issuing a statement, Islamic Jihad Movement in Palestine warned that the so-called flag march, which is scheduled to take place on Tuesday, is provocative and dangerous move.

Juan Cole (2021-06-14). Ta'seel Interview with Juan Cole on Muhammad: Prophet of Peace Amid the Clash of Empires (Video). juancole.com Ta'seel Commons | — A wide-ranging and in-depth discussion with Prof. Juan Cole on his recent book "Muhammad: Prophet of Peace Amid the Clash of Empires". The discussion begins with remarks about the question of the sources for such a history, it then situates the life of the prophet in the context of late antiquity …

Joris Leverink (2021-06-14). The Laura Flanders Show: What's next for trans liberation? roarmag.org Trans liberation is the latest front line in the struggle for civil rights. | In their new documentary, Disclosure, director Sam Feder and producer Amy Scholder use over a century's worth of film to show that trans identities have long been at the center of our collective cultural history. They join four-time Emmy-nominated actress and Emmy-winning producer Laverne Cox in a groundbreaking conversation with Laura on how trans people are reclaiming their stories and transforming the power structures in Hollywood. They describe the experience of assembling the first majority trans film crew and interviewing an incre…

Moderator (2021-06-14). Celebrating Fifty Years of an Individual's Courage in an Era of Apathy. scheerpost.com By Maj. Danny Sjursen / AntiWar He hasn't gone anywhere, actually. He's been here all along — poking small holes of decency in sick system, for five-plus decades. At 90, Dan Ellsberg is with us still, and still calling bullshit on a government that couldn't act right if it tried, to a citizenry that couldn't care less. Most of it, anyway; reminding me, at least — here at the 50th anniversary of… |

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-06-14). U.S. Interference Threatens Latin American Elections. libya360.wordpress.com Stella Calloni In its plan to colonially control Latin America, the United States openly intervenes in the elections of the region through the Organization of American States (OAS) whose Secretary General Luis Almagro, who was at the head of the coup in Bolivia against President Evo Morales manipulating the results of the elections of October…

ANSWER Coalition (2021-06-14). Sunday 6/20: San Francisco Caravan: End the U.S. Blockade of Cuba! indybay.org Gather at 1875 Marin Street, San Francisco…

Maureen Clare Murphy (2021-06-14). Stop punishing Palestinians for resisting oppression. electronicintifada.net Israel's siege and wars have many accomplices.

Staff (2021-06-14). Canada action alert: Remove NDP defence critic, out of step with grassroots membership. samidoun.net Canada action alert: Take one minute to write to Jagmeet Singh and Canadian New Democratic Party officials calling for Randall Garrison, the NDP's defence critic, to be removed from his position for his militarism and anti-Palestinian stance. Send a letter here or take action below: actionnetwork.org/letters/write-letter-ndp-needs-a-new-defence-critic/ Dear Jagmeet Singh and NDP officials, Randall Garrison needs to be removed as NDP Defence critic. He promotes militarism and is anti-Palestinian. Garrison has repeatedly demanded more resources for the military, which has more than 10 times the budget of En…

Miko Peled (2021-06-14). Where Infrastructure Means Prisons: A Drive into the Naqab and the Illusion of Israeli Democracy. mintpressnews.com Out of close to 250,000 Palestinian Beduin in the Naqab, about half live in "unrecognized villages." This means they get no roads, no electricity or running water, no schools or medical facilities — no services at all.

Eds. (2021-06-14). The great "awokening" and ruling class uses for racial grievance discourse. mronline.org The Black political class is wedded to the centrist Democrats for its "fatback and biscuits" patronage. | June 14, 2021 | Newswire…

Juni Hanna (2021-06-14). Medical neglect kills prisoners in Washington state. liberationnews.org Ignoring cancer symptoms in prisons works effectively as a death sentence for these inmates.

Amanda Yee (2021-06-14). NYC mayoral candidate exposed as in the pay of big real estate. liberationnews.org On June 12, activists gathered outside of Brooklyn Borough Hall to rally against Eric Adams, the former state senator and current Brooklyn Borough President pursuing the Democratic nomination for New York City mayor. The action was called and organized by Movement to Protect the People (MTOPP), and attended by the Crown Heights Tenants Union and …

Tony Pecinovsky (2021-06-14). Who was Juliet Stuart Poyntz? Some early Cold War history in new book. peoplesworld.org In the world of Red Scare anti-communist narratives, few have endured as long or been as impactful as the story of Juliet Stuart Poyntz. Denise M. Lynn, associate professor of history and director of gender studies at the University of Southern Indiana, tackles her case in a newly published book from the University of Massachusetts …

Victor Grossman (2021-06-14). Local German election sees extreme right curbed but Left wanting more. peoplesworld.org BERLIN—A week ago Saxony-Anhalt voted! The media prediction — a neck-and-neck race — was cock-eyed! But outside Sachsen-Anhalt (in German), did anyone really give a damn? Yes, some did! It's a small state sandwiched along the Elbe River between "genuine" Saxony to the southeast, with Dresden and Leipzig, and Lower Saxony (Niedersachsen) to the west, …

Martina Garbarz (2021-06-14). El club de los ricos. globalizacion.ca Jeff Bezos, Michael Bloomberg, Warren Buffett y Elon Musk pagaron poco o nada de sus impuestos. Este martes ProPublica, un medio especializado en periodismo de investigación estadounidense, publicó la primera entrega de una de las pesquisas más importantes de los…

Global Research News (2021-06-14). Selected Articles: The Killer in the Bloodstream: The "Spike Protein" globalresearch.ca By The Spike Protein is a "uniquely dangerous" transmembrane fusion protein that is an integral part of the SARS-CoV-2 virus. "The S protein plays a crucial …

alexander (2021-06-14). Global Campaign Continues Call to Free Hong Kong. dsausa.org State violence and authoritarianism have only gotten worse in Hong Kong since the 2019 protests that brought more than 2 million Hongkongers to the streets. On June 12, 2021, people in more than 50 cities worldwide joined together to say "Free Hong Kong." | Hong Kong, once a colony of the United Kingdom, became a Special Administrative Region of China when it was returned to Chinese sovereignty in 1997. Under the "one country, two systems" policy, Hong Kong was supposed to maintain political and economic independence until at least…

Anonymous103 (2021-06-14). British Destroyer, Dutch Frigate Entered Black Sea Following US Laboon. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | Following the US destroyer Laboon, which On June 14, the Type 45 destroyer Defender together with Dutch frigate HNLMS Evertsen entered the Black Sea, according to the s…

Staff (2021-06-14). In His Wild Bid to Stop Leaks to the Press, Trump Even Spied on His Own Lawyer. truthout.org From the "Nothing New Under the Sun" files, I bring you a former president whose concern over leaks to the press eventually blew his entire administration straight to hell. | "President Nixon's staffers formed the 'White House Plumbers,'"

Staff (2021-06-14). To Celebrate Pride, We Must Honor Its Roots as an Anti-Police Protest. truthout.org The presence of police officers at Pride is completely antithetical to its origins as an

Staff (2021-06-14). Only 3 Percent of Jobs on Tennessee Government Website Pay Over $20,000. truthout.org Earlier this month, Tennessee's Republican Gov. Bill Lee

Staff (2021-06-14). Debt Union Crafts Executive Order for Biden to Cancel All Student Loan Debt. truthout.org A union of debtors on Monday All that's required now, said the Debt Collective, is President Joe Biden's signature. | "President Biden can cancel all federal student loan debt with a simple executive order. So, we wrote the entire executive order for him," the gr…

Anonymous103 (2021-06-14). Explosion Hit The City Of Al-Bab North Of Aleppo. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | Written by Khaled Iskef | An explosive device exploded this morning in a civilian car in the city of Al-Bab in the northeastern countryside of Aleppo, which is under control of the Turkish forces and their loyal factions. | Local sources reported that the device was planted by unknown persons in a car parked near the Al-Ihsan mosque in the center of the city of Al-Bab, as a result of which its driver was seriously injured and later taken to the hospital. The victim was reportedly a ci…

Anonymous007 (2021-06-14). Is The Great 'Sausage War' Between The UK and EU Coming? southfront.org Click to see full-size image | Even after Brexit came through, and the UK is no longer a part of the European Union, tensions have not subsided between London and Brussels. | On the sidelines of the G7 Summit, London accused France of "offensive" remarks that Northern Ireland was not part of the United Kingdom. | After Brexit, trade between the UK and EU hasn't been figured out. Especially between Northern Ireland, and the Republic of Ireland. | Invariable, the talks keep coming back to the delicate patchwork of history,…

Dominic Ruck Keene (2021-06-14). High Court rejects 'failure to remove' abuse claim. ukhumanrightsblog.com In a significant adverse judgment for child abuse claimants, DFX v Coventry City Council [2021] EWHC 1382 (QB), Mrs Justice Lambert rejected a claim brought by a number of claimants who alleged that the defendant council's social services negligently delayed in instigating care proceedings and that had they been removed from the family home earlier …

Staff (2021-06-14). Five Hundred Thousand New Sputnik V Vaccines Arrive in Venezuela. orinocotribune.com A batch of 500,000 doses of the Russian Sputnik V vaccine arrived this Saturday, June 12, at the Simón Bolívar International Airport in Maiquetía, Caracas, the capital of Venezuela. | This is the eighth shipment of the Russian COVID-19 vaccine to arrive in Venezuela from Russia. The batch was flown in by a flight of the Russian airline Azur Air, and was received at the airport by the Venezuelan Minister for Health, Carlos Alvarado, and the Russian Ambassador to Venezuela, Sergey Melik Bagdasarov. | Alvarado informed that with these new doses "we already have enough vaccines in Venezuela today to vaccinate 13% of…

Staff (2021-06-14). The latest on the deadly effects of COVID-19 in prisons. therealnews.com Ever since COVID-19 came to the United States, its been ravaging prisons in this country. Lauren Brinkley-Rubinstein and Kathryn M. Nowotny tell Rattling the Bars' Eddie Conway that vaccines seem to be helping to slow infection rates, however it's hard to know for sure because of lingering issues with transparency inside of prisons.

Eliza Egret (2021-06-14). The G7 will always look after themselves. It's time to look to the resistance. thecanary.co The G7 summit has ended in Cornwall. It is, of course, no surprise that as the world's richest leaders cosied up together, they achieved absolutely nothing. | Charities and NGOs are expressing their

Anonymous007 (2021-06-14). Saudi Arabia Boasts End Of Airstrike Campaign On Sana'a, Keeps Bombing Everywhere Else. southfront.org The Saudi-led coalition fighting against Yemen's Ansar Allah (Houthis) claimed that it had halted its airstrike campaign to 'pave the way for a peaceful settlement to the conflict.' | It also followed reports that the coalition had struck a Houthi armoured division near the rebel-held capital Sanaa on June 10th. | Correspondents with the AFP news agency in the city heard loud explosions and saw smoke rising in the sky. The Houthis did not immediately comment on the explosion. | Coalition spokesman Turki al-Maliki told Saudi state television that "no military operation has been carried out in the vicinity of Sa…

Anonymous007 (2021-06-14). Military Situation In Syria On June 14, 2021 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On June 12, Russia reported that Idlib militants violated the ceasefire regime in Greater Idlib 38 times: 17 — in Idlib province, 8 — in Latakia province, 9 — in Hama province, 4 — in Aleppo province | On June 13, intra clashes between Turkish-backed Ahrar al-Sharqiya and Turkish-backed military police were reported in the city of Ras al-Ain | On June 13, SAA sent military reinforcements to the Badia areas to continue sweeping operations against the…

Anonymous007 (2021-06-14). Number Of Nuclear Warheads Went Down, As 'Combat Ready' Nuclear Arsenal Grew In 2021. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | The global nuclear arsenal grew in 2021, despite the overall number of nuclear warheads going down, Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) The nine nuclear-armed states—the United States, Russia, the United Kingdom, France, China, India, Pakistan, Israel and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea)—together possessed an estimated 13,080 nuclear weapons at…

Anonymous007 (2021-06-14). Iraq's Al-Nujaba Movement Says It Could Liberate Golan Heights As A Break From Fighting ISIS. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On June 13th, the official spokesman of the al-Nujaba Movement said that despite being busy fighting ISIS in Iraq, the group can also put some time aside to liberate Golan Heights for the Syrian government. | Nasr al-Shammari told Lebanon-based al-Ahed news website that his movement formed the Golan Liberation Brigade in 2017, and the force is particularly working with Syrian resistance fighters to take back the strategic territory."Despite the fact that al-Nujaba Movement is actively involve…

Anonymous007 (2021-06-14). Military Situation In Iraq On June 14, 2021 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On June 13, a logistical convoy of the US military was targeted by an IED attack in the Samawah area | On June 13, a logistical convoy of the US military was targeted by an IED attack in the Hillah area | On June 13, a logistical convoy of the US military was targeted by an IED attack in the Nasiriyah area | On June 13, a logistical convoy of the US military was targeted by an IED attack in the Diwaniyah area | On June 14, Iraqi groups attacked Camp Victory with a suici…

Staff (2021-06-14). CVG Ferrominera Workers Refurbish Locomotives with National Labor and Technology. orinocotribune.com With the coordination between the workers organized in the Workers' Productive Councils (CPTT) and the retired personnel of the Railroad Management, Venezuelan state company CVG Ferrominera is advancing in its Locomotive Recovery Plan to increase the production and transport of ferrous ore. Locomotive number 1045 has been the first to be put back into operation, the state company reported on its Twitter account @Ferrominera_CVG | With the arrival of spare parts, the 1045 locomotive was the first to receive the components for reincorporation into the ore transport fleet. Progressively other locomotives, eleven (11…

mronline (2021-06-14). China's crypto crackdown spreads to Qinghai and Xinjiang. mronline.org Last month, the two regions were warned about missing energy intensity reduction targets. | June 14, 2021 | Newswire…

United Health Professionals (2021-06-14). International Alert Message about COVID-19. United Health Professionals. globalresearch.ca We are more than 1,500 members (including professors of medicine, intensive care physicians and infectious disease specialists) from more than 30 countries. The lockdown has not only killed people, it has destroyed physical and mental health, economy, education and other aspects of social life.

Dr. Joseph Mercola (2021-06-14). How COVID-19 School Guidelines Are Harming Kids. globalresearch.ca It became clear …

Aldo Caliari (2021-06-14). Jubilee USA Statement on G7 Summit and Communiqué. indybay.org The G7 Summit concludes in the United Kingdom and leaders release a communiqué on COVID-19 response, vaccines, trade, debt relief, tax reform and climate change.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-14). Mayo Clinic offers COVID-19 walk-in vaccine clinics in Minnesota. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Mayo Clinic in Rochester and at its Health System sites continue to offer patients, visitors and staff additional convenient opportunities to be vaccinated for COVID-19. All domestic and international patients, visitors and staff who want to be vaccinated for COVID-19 have a couple of opportunities to do so at walk-in clinics this week. Available COVID-19 …

Hedelberto López Blanch (2021-06-14). Turismo de vacunas: Barbarie neoliberal. globalizacion.ca Las incongruencias que se observan en este mundo neoliberal son desquiciantes. Mientras que en àÅfrica, gran parte de Asia y de América Latina la mayoría de sus habitantes no han tenido acceso a las inmunizaciones contra la Covid-19, en Estados…

Jon Queally (2021-06-14). On Climate and Covid-19 Emergencies, G7 Judged a 'Colossal Failure'. zcomm.org "Never in the history of the G7 has there been a bigger gap between their actions and the needs of the world. In the face of these challenges the G7 have chosen to cook the books on vaccines and continue to cook the planet."

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2021-06-14). Iran joins COVID-19 vaccine manufacturing club: IFDA. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 14 (MNA) — The Spokesman of the Iran Food and Drug Administration (IFDA) said that Islamic Republic of Iran joined the club of manufacturers of coronavirus, COVID-19, vaccine.

Dr. Joseph Mercola (2021-06-14). CDC Caught Cooking the Books on COVID Vaccines. globalresearch.ca COVID-19 has been …

_____ (2021-06-14). Discovery Of Mass Graves Reinforces Need For Truth And Reconciliation. popularresistance.org The victims were uncovered just two weeks after the discovery of a mass grave on the grounds of the Kamloops Indian Residential School in British Columbia, a boarding school where Indigenous children were forcibly sent until the late 1970s. The bodies of 215 children—some as young as three years old—have been uncovered so far.

WSWS (2021-06-14). Australian union attacks socialists, promotes Labor at General Mills strike. wsws.org The United Workers Union continued its hysterical attacks on Socialist Equality Party campaigners while inviting federal representatives of the big business Labor Party to speak.

Andrew Korybko (2021-06-14). Is Nigeria's Twitter Ban a National Sovereignty or Anti-Democratic Move? globalresearch.ca Observers are divided …

_____ (2021-06-14). Roger Waters: 'They're Trying To Kill Assange Because He Spoke The Truth'. popularresistance.org Assange's father John Shipton and brother Gabriel are traveling across the US this month to press the Biden administration to drop its charges, and highlight the threat to worldwide press freedom this prosecution poses. Joining them in New York this week was Roger Waters, who told RT on Friday why he's fighting for Assange.

WSWS (2021-06-14). Ai Weiwei's artwork in support of Julian Assange rejected by Firstsite UK exhibition. wsws.org Globally recognised artist Ai Weiwei has said the decision by British visual arts organisation Firstsite to exclude an artwork invited from him is an attempt to silence his continued support for Julian Assange.

Noam Chomsky (2021-06-14). The Elites Are Fighting a Vicious Class War All the Time. zcomm.org Interview on why working-class politics can secure universal health care, climate justice, and an end to nuclear weapons — if we're willing to fight for them…

Paul Buhle (2021-06-14). Screen Shot 2021-06-14 at 11.26.42 AM.png. progressive.org Looking back at the teacher strikes of 2018-2019, it's clear that true reform for U.S. public schools will only come from undoing capitalism.

Eleanor J. Bader (2021-06-14). Screen Shot 2021-06-14 at 1.00.11 PM.png. progressive.org Domestic workers have been 'told they were slaves and treated accordingly.'

Latino Rebels (2021-06-14). Grijalva Releases DOJ Analysis of Puerto Rico Status Bills Before Wednesday Hearing. latinorebels.com "I thank the Department of Justice for submitting its assessments of both bills," the Arizona Democrat said on Monday.

WSWS (2021-06-14). UK: Jacobs Douwe Egberts workers struggle in peril. wsws.org The struggle at JDE against fire and rehire is at the crossroads. A new strategy is needed to win.

Stephen Sefton (2021-06-14). Truthful Accounts — A View from Nicaragua. globalresearch.ca Efforts to depict …

Sonali Kolhatkar (2021-06-14). There Is No Labor Shortage, Only Labor Exploitation. counterpunch.org For the past few months, Republicans have been waging a ferocious political battle to end federal unemployment benefits, based upon stated desires of saving the U.S. economy from a serious labor shortage. The logic, in the words of Republican politicians like Iowa Senator Joni Ernst, goes like this: "the government pays folks more to stay

Ben Armbruster (2021-06-14). No, European Intel Has Not Concluded Iran Is Seeking to Build Nukes. globalresearch.ca Iran hawks are …

Eliga Gould (2021-06-14). Why the Second Amendment protects a 'well-regulated militia' but not a private citizen militia. nationofchange.org The California case raises troubling questions about the meaning and proper role of "militias" under the Second Amendment.

Robert Koehler (2021-06-14). Protecting Borders, Not Life. counterpunch.org Remember the Space Force? You know, the sixth branch of the U.S. military, officially created in 2019, "establishing space as a warfighting domain and guaranteeing that the United States will dominate in that environment just like all others." Thus declared President Donald Trump at the time, unleashing a Hollywood script on the global and perhaps the intergalactic

Greta Anderson (2021-06-14). Cowpies and Potshards: How Arizona's Archaeological Sites are Being Trashed by Cattle Grazing. counterpunch.org The Sonoran Desert National Monument was established in 2001 with very specific terms about how grazing should be managed on these lands. The Proclamation basically said that grazing should be permanently banned from parts of the monument and could only continue on portions of the monument where it was found to be compatible with resource

Emily Dindial (2021-06-14). Taxation by Citation. aclu.org Last week, Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak signed into law a bill to

WSWS (2021-06-14). Nexteer workers in Saginaw, Michigan voice support for Volvo strikers. wsws.org Workers at Nexteer in Saginaw, Michigan, who builds steering systems for General Motors and other automakers, recently narrowly approved a contract agreement rushed through without adequate discussion by the United Auto Workers.

Teodrose Fikremariam (2021-06-14). Nightmare Scenario: Vaccinated Children Developing Myocarditis, a Debilitating Form of Heart Inflammation, at Alarming Rates. globalresearch.ca In a …

Unicorn Riot (2021-06-14). Woman Killed After Driver Slams into Winston Smith Protest. unicornriot.ninja &nbsp…

WSWS (2021-06-14). UFCW Local 340A announces deal to avert strike at Smithfield meatpacking plant in South Dakota. wsws.org In rushing to propose a new tentative agreement, the UFCW is hoping to blunt the outbreak of a new strike, which would link up with the growing wave of strikes across the United States.

WSWS (2021-06-14). Yale University hosted speaker who shared fantasies about murdering white people. wsws.org The revealing talk by Dr. Aruna Khilanani exposes the inevitably reactionary trajectory of identity politics.

Dean Baker (2021-06-14). May CPI Puts Inflation Hawks in Feeding Frenzy. counterpunch.org The consumer price index (CPI) rose 0.6 percent in May, with the core index (which excludes food and energy) rising at an even more rapid 0.7 percent. This brought the increases in the overall and core index over the last year to 5.0 and 3.8 percent, respectively. Does this mean the inflation hawks were right?

Staff (2021-06-14). Uncovered: Parallel Cabinet of Right-Wing Venezuelans Rules El Salvador alongside President Bukele. orinocotribune.com An investigation carried out by the Salvadorian The investigation detailed a hidden structure led by at least 10 Venezuelan advisers, in which their contracts, fees and responsibilities are not available to the public, but are greater than various Salvadoran ministers. | Th…

WSWS (2021-06-14). Continental workers in Karben accept contract, but with many dissenting votes. wsws.org The contract seals the fate of the plant along with 1,088 jobs and shows what side the unions stand on. They helped insure the plant shutdown proceeds smoothly.

_____ (2021-06-14). G7 Judged A 'Colossal Failure'. popularresistance.org "This G7 summit will live on in infamy," declared Max Lawson, Oxfam's head of inequality policy, in a statement responding to the G7 communique at the conclusion of the weekend summit—a gathering characterized by the global progressive movement as an unmitigated disaster compared to what could have been achieved.

Rod Driver (2021-06-14). Shock Therapy: How Austerity and Privatisation Destroy Nations. globalresearch.ca Politicians from rich …

Peoples Dispatch (2021-06-14). Security forces violently crush protests against police brutality in Tunisia. peoplesdispatch.org Protests against police brutality were organized for the fourth consecutive day after a Tunisian man arrested on drugs-related charges died in police custody. The man's family has alleged that he was beaten to death…

Dr. Janci Chunn Lindsay (2021-06-14). Video: Toxicologist Dr. Janci Chunn Lindsay to the CDC: Stop Vaccinations. globalresearch.ca A veteran toxicologist …

WSWS (2021-06-14). Reopening continues in France while danger of resurgence of coronavirus remains high. wsws.org The Macron government is being driven solely by a concern for the resumption of economic and tourist activity, indifferent to the appearance of more deadly variants.

Rick Rozoff (2021-06-14). Biden's Message to NATO Summit: U.S. Has Sacred Obligation to Article 5 War Clause. globalresearch.ca Voice of America …

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-06-14). Parallel Cabinet of Right-Wing Venezuelans Rules El Salvador Alongside President Bukele. libya360.wordpress.com Ana Perdigon An investigation carried out by the Salvadorian online media outlet El Faro detailed the relationship and hidden influence that exists between leaders of the Venezuelan right and the government of the President of El Salvador, Nayib Bukele. The investigation detailed a hidden structure led by at least 10 Venezuelan advisers, in which their…

The Global Research Team (2021-06-14). Beyond Censorship: Killing the Truth. globalresearch.ca Dear readers, | Over the past few months, independent media —including Global Research— has felt the sting of increased online censorship, in the form of a crackdown on news that challenges official government narratives. While our core readership has remained (thank …

Fight Back (2021-06-14). Chicago Palestinian community holds sit-in at U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky. fightbacknews.org Chicago, IL – About 25 Palestinian community organizers, members and allies, led by the U.S. Palestinian Community Network (USPCN), filled Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky's office, June 10 to demand she support HR 2590, the Palestinian Children and Families Act. If passed, the bill would end U.S. military aid to Israel used for the imprisonment of children, the demolition of homes or annexation of Palestinian land. | When the protesters asked to speak with Representative Schakowsky they were told she was too busy to answer the phone. The protesters began to sit and started to chant "Hey Jan, what do you say? Su…

Jeff Abbott (2021-06-14). The Other Americans: El Salvador's Power Grab. progressive.org Tensions between the United States and the Bukele administration grow as the Salvadoran congress continues to give the country's president more power.

WSWS (2021-06-14). Republican-led states begin cutting off federal unemployment benefits. wsws.org As part of the drive by the ruling class to blackmail workers back into dangerous and low-paying factories and work locations, four states ended federal unemployment benefits over the weekend, nearly three months before they are set to expire nationally.

WSWS (2021-06-14). Biden targets China in executive order for review of foreign-based apps. wsws.org By signing the directive, Biden has moved to keep the core of the Trump administration's anti-Chinese tech policy intact while seeking to block the global expansion of apps such as TikTok and WeChat with a more comprehensive strategy.

Thom Hartmann (2021-06-14). Why Fox News Claims 'They' are Destroying 'White Culture'. counterpunch.org I'm struggling to explain why a Fox News host would say to the American people, "they're trying to take down the white culture!" But first, let me back up. Democracies don't turn into fascist oligarchies by being invaded or losing wars. It always happens from within, and is always driven by an alliance between demagogic,

WSWS (2021-06-14). A profile of Volvo Group: What the striking New River Valley workers are up against. wsws.org To develop a strategy for a successful struggle, striking Volvo Trucks workers in Dublin, Virginia must have the clearest picture of the international corporation and the allies they have across the US and the world to fight it.

Adeyinka Makinde (2021-06-14). Nigeria's Buhari-Twitter Spat: Big Tech Power, "Hate Speech" and National Sovereignty. globalresearch.ca "Many of those …

Omar Karmi (2021-06-14). A placeholder government going nowhere. electronicintifada.net Little reason to get excited by a coalition that will almost certainly fall at first significant hurdle.

Robert C. Koehler (2021-06-14). Protecting Borders, Not Life. globalresearch.ca Remember the Space …

John Buell (2021-06-14). Is America's Big Problem Really overly generous Unemployment Benefits? juancole.com Ending enhanced unemployment benefits has become the signature economic agenda for the GOP, a party with little else to promote. Unfortunately the largely low- key response of the President on this issue has been disappointing. The failure to mount a vigorous defense of these benefits is bad ethics, bad policy, and bad politics. As for …

Stephen Sefton (2021-06-14). Truthful Accounts: A View from Nicaragua on Propaganda and Corporate Media Journalists. globalresearch.ca Efforts to depict …

Al Jazeera (2021-06-14). Amnesty Raises Alarm as Israel Shuts Palestinian Health Provider. globalresearch.ca Israel's move to …

Pavan Kulkarni (2021-06-14). Kenyan left prepares for mass protests against controversial constitutional amendments. peoplesdispatch.org The amendments introduced by president Uhuru Kenyatta are, according to critics, aimed at cementing an opportunistic alliance with opposition leader Raila Odinga, and subverting the spirit of the constitution. The provisions have been struck down by a court…

Griffin Dix (2021-06-14). The Impact of Gun Violence on Children. progressive.org John Woodrow Cox's new book, "Children Under Fire: An American Crisis," shares stories about children who have witnessed school shootings or lost a loved one to other gun violence.

WSWS (2021-06-14). This week in history: June 14-20. wsws.org 25 years ago: New Democratic Party selects business ally Howard Hampton as leaderOn June 21-23, 1996, the Ontario wing of Canada's New Democratic Party met in Hamilton to select a successor to former Premier Bob Rae, who headed a first-ever NDP government in Ontario that was so right-wing and anti-working class that it was overwhelmingly defeated in the 1995 provincial elections. The union-based party nonetheless moved further to the right, selecting pro-business candidate Howard Hampton as its new party leader.

Klaus Marre (2021-06-14). Pity the Poor Billionaire. globalresearch.ca It's been a …

Andrew Emett (2021-06-14). Chicago cop arrested for storming Capitol building. nationofchange.org The charges against Officer Karol Chwiesiuk each carry up to a year in prison if convicted.

The Associated Press (2021-06-14). Nicaragua Stages Unprecedented Roundup of Opposition Leaders. latinorebels.com MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Nicaraguan police have arrested another opposition politician, bringing to six the number detained over the weekend.

Mary Turfah (2021-06-14). The Media Is an Accomplice in Erasing Palestinian Life. globalresearch.ca The late Palestinian …

Editor2 (2021-06-14). Pentagon Gives Ukraine New Military Aid Package Worth $150 Million. orinocotribune.com While crying wolf about Iranian vessels allegedly supplying Venezuela with weapons, the US military continues to send weapon packages to Ukraine, exacerbating a conflict in the autonomous regions of Donetsk and Lugansk, and increasing regional tensions. | The United States is providing Ukraine with another $150 million package of military aid which includes counter-artillery radars and counter-unmanned aerial systems, Pentagon spokesman John Kirby told reporters on Friday. | "Today, the [Defense] Department is announcing a new $150 million package as part of the Ukraine Security Assistance Initiative to help U…

Juanita Ramos Ardila (2021-06-14). Colorism in the Latino Community Reappears During the Opening Weekend of 'In The Heights'. latinorebels.com Criticism has come mainly from Twitter, where the film has been labeled as "whitewashed."

Steven Sahiounie (2021-06-14). Embassy Reopenings in Damascus as Syria Returns to Normalcy. globalresearch.ca Foreign embassies are …

John G. Russell (2021-06-14). Expurgated History, Or What Happens When You Have a Teachable Moment but They Cut Your Mic. counterpunch.org There is in America a sizable and powerful community that will do everything in its power to silence voices it does not want to recognize, apparently preferring to listen to its own expurgated fictions. Case in point: Ohio's Hudson American Legion Memorial Day parade organizers cut the volume on Lt. Col. Barnard Kemter's mic when

WSWS (2021-06-14). German labour legislation strengthens hand of trade unions. wsws.org The government and the German trade union movement fear that in the face of growing class tensions, social struggles will develop that they can no longer control.

Joris Leverink (2021-06-14). Defend Kurdistan against Turkish occupation. roarmag.org This statement was originally published on the Progressive International's Photo: thomas koch / Shutterstock.com | As Turkey's attacks on South Kurdistan escalate, the Kurdish people and their allies from across Europe meet today in Erbil. Together, they proclaim a new international initiative to defend Kurdistan from Turkish occupation. These are their demands. |
| We — politicians, human rights advocates, journalists, academics, members of parliame…

Nikola Mikovic (2021-06-14). Could Putin woo Turkey from Biden and NATO? juancole.com Belgrade (Special to Informed Comment) — The Turks seem to be weary of the alliance with the United States. Although it is still a NATO member, and has the second largest army in the organization, Turkey is strengthening military, political and economic ties with the US "major geopolitical rival" — Russia. According to a recent …

Elisa McCartin (2021-06-14). Wall Street's $3 Billion Political Investment is a Bargain. counterpunch.org Wall Street has been making huge investments — not in businesses or stocks, but in the American political process. At nearly $3 billion, the financial sector spent record sums on campaign contributions and lobbying during the 2019-2020 election cycle. Wall Street has one goal: to maximize profits. By using wealth as leverage, Wall Street wields

Colin Todhunter (2021-06-14). Ivermectin: WHO's Chief Scientist Served with Legal Notice for Disinformation and Suppression of Evidence. dissidentvoice.org On 25 May 2021, the Indian Bar Association (IBA) served a 51-page legal notice on Dr Soumya Swaminathan, the Chief Scientist at the World Health Organisation (WHO), for "her act of spreading disinformation and misguiding the people of India, in order to fulfil her agenda." The Mumbai-based IBA is an association of lawyers who strive …

WSWS (2021-06-14). JDE coffee workers condemn fire and rehire: "It's like a virus going through the whole of the workforce" wsws.org Many strikers expressed unease over Unite's strategy of seeking a negotiated settlement with the company and its refusal to mobilise industrial action by JDE workers across Europe and internationally in the face of the company's aggressive tactics.

WSWS (2021-06-14). Anger builds among St. Vincent nurses as union continues to isolate their four month-long strike. wsws.org Clearly sensing that the union was in danger of losing control over the rank and file, high profile members of the Democratic Party and trade union apparatus were sent out to speak at a rally over the weekend which was organized by the Massachusetts Nurses Association (MNA) trade union.

WSWS (2021-06-14). Scandal escalates over secret Justice Department demands for phone records of Democrats, reporters. wsws.org Then-White House counsel Don McGahn and his wife were among those apparently targeted in the leak investigation launched under pressure from Trump.

Amanda Winstead (2021-06-14). Why vegans should focus on farmworkers' rights. nationofchange.org The harsh reality is that, in the realm of factory farming, workers are mistreated nearly as often as their animal counterparts.

Dr. Shawgi Tell (2021-06-14). Countless U.S. Charter Schools Hire Many Uncertified Teachers. globalresearch.ca Privately-operated non-profit and …

anonymous (2021-06-14). Journalist, Activist Kevin Gallagher Has Died. indybay.org Kevin Gallagher, age 36, was found deceased at his home in San Francisco. This announcement was made yesterday on June 10th. Gallagher was an an activist, journalist and researcher who raised awareness about the surveillance industry. Cause of death has not been announced at this time.

Angela (2021-06-14). Monday 6/14: Israel's War on the Media. indybay.org Zoom Webinar…

Oakland Asian Cultural Center (2021-06-14). Saturday 6/26: Community Rising. indybay.org Zoom…

Michael Lyon (2021-06-14). Tuesday 6/15: What About Reparations? indybay.org Zoom: us02web.zoom.us/j/81690297060 | Meeting ID: 816 9029 7060 | One-tap for mobile phones: 16699009128,,81690297060# | Call in: 669 900 9128 , Meeting ID: 816 9029 7060…

Haymarket Books (2021-06-14). Wednesday 6/16: Beyond #StopAsianHate: Criminalization, Gender, & Asian Abolition Feminism. indybay.org Online event…

Khubaka, Michael Harris (2021-06-14). Folsom Juneteenth "Remembering the Ancestors" from 1849 Negro Bar, Sacramento County. indybay.org Our 20th Anniversary, Folsom Juneteenth Freedom Celebration, will be an amazing new opportunity to build stronger bridges utilizing mutually beneficial California – Pan African Trade and Commerce…

National Poor People's Campaign (2021-06-14). Monday 6/21: End Poverty Action: National Poor People's & Low-Wage Workers One Year Campaign Kick-Off. indybay.org Online rally…

Dan Bacher (2021-06-14). Major Spike in Dead Juvenile Salmon on Klamath River Reported by Yurok Fisheries Departmen. indybay.org The Tribe said the disease is expected to eliminate an entire year class of fish, which will reduce the Klamath River's already imperiled salmon runs for many years to come.

Santa Cruz Food Not Bombs (2021-06-14). Sunday 7/4: Celebrate Our Independence. indybay.org Front/Laurel East (Lot 27), Santa Cruz…

Labor Video Project (2021-06-14). Workers Make The Chocolate! Dandelion Chocolate Workers & Supporters Rally In Mission. indybay.org ILWU Local 6 Dandelion chocolate workers and supporters rallied and spoke out at the Mission Dandelion store to demand the rehiring of the fired workers.

Angela (2021-06-14). Sunday 6/13: Q&A Discussion of film Radiance of Resistance. indybay.org Zoom…

WSWS repost (2021-06-14). Near-unanimous strike authorization vote by 5,000 University of California lecturers. indybay.org University of California lecturers living on poverty wages have voted 96 percent in favor of striking, while the American Federation of Teachers seeks to prevent any strike from taking place.

queer autonomy (2021-06-14). Sunday 6/27: People's March: Unite to Fight. indybay.org 11 AM – Polk at Washington St…

Dan Bacher (2021-06-14). Metropolitan Water District Board Hires Adel Hagekhalil As New General Manager. indybay.org On May 28, a broad coalition of groups sent a letter to the board supporting the hiring of Adel Hagekhalil.

Grace Blakeley, Paul Mason (2021-06-14). How Corona is radicalizing Generation Z. indybay.org People are fighting back. While governments spend huge sums of money to bail out big corporations, many people are rightly wondering why those same states can't seem to raise money to stop climate change or reduce inequality. They are taking to the streets to demand justice – be it social, environmental or gender justice.

Pulse Night Club Coalition (2021-06-14). Saturday 6/12: Pulse Night Club Mass Shooting 5 Years Later Rememberance. indybay.org Online via livestream…

Oakland (2021-06-14). Tuesday 6/15: Stop Insuring Trans Mountain Oil Pipeline Webinar w/ Sierra Club. indybay.org Online event…

Steve Pleich (2021-06-14). Homeless Legal Assistance Office Opening June 15. indybay.org Project Seeking Local Legal Professionals…

Dan Bacher (2021-06-14). As massive Klamath fish kill continues, Karuk Tribe declares state of climate emergency. indybay.org "Our monitoring traps are full of dead juvenile salmon," said Toz Soto, Fisheries Program Manager for the Karuk Tribe. "The few fish still alive are infected with disease. It's a catastrophic blow to the fishery and Karuk culture."

Watsonville Film Festival (2021-06-14). Tuesday 6/15: WFF Virtual: Murals / Art / Activism. indybay.org Online: watsonvillefilmfest.org/

Angela (2021-06-14). Tuesday 6/15: Palestinian Narrative: Censorship and Creativity in Time of Crisis. indybay.org Zoom Webinar…

Santa Cruz Juneteenth (2021-06-14). Saturday 6/19: Santa Cruz Juneteenth 2021. indybay.org Laurel Park, 301 Center street, Santa Cruz…

Center for Biological Diversity (2021-06-14). Thursday 6/17: Saving Life on Earth: Fighting Extinction of Flora & Fauna from Human Development w/ CBD. indybay.org Online teach-in…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-14). Do glasses that block blue light help your eyes? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Sitting behind a computer screen all day can strain your eyes, but do glasses that claim to block blue light really help? Dr. Muriel Schornack, a Mayo Clinic optometrist, says the macula is the area of the retina in your eye that is responsible for processing your clear central vision. The macula can be sensitive …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-14). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Viral skin bumps that are a common occurrence in childhood. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My 7-year-old son developed a small pink bump on his arm recently. Soon we started noticing more on his back and under his arms. His pediatrician said they were called "molluscum," and we didn't have to do anything about them. But I am worried about them spreading to his little sister. What are …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-14). Mayo Clinic study provides clarity on use of anticoagulants in gastrointestinal cancers. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — A study by Mayo Clinic researchers provides some clarity in the use of direct oral anticoagulants (DOAC), such as apixaban and rivaroxaban, to treat acute venous thromboembolism (VTE) in patients with gastrointestinal cancers. The findings were published Wednesday, June 2, in Mayo Clinic Proceedings. Among the study's findings: Rivaroxaban showed no higher risk …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-14). FDA approves aducanumab to treat Alzheimer's disease. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved aducanumab to treat Alzheimer's disease on Monday, June 7. About 6 million people in the U.S. and 30 million worldwide are living with Alzheimer's disease, a progressive brain disorder that is the most common cause of dementia. "I think this is good news for our patients with Alzheimer's …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-14). Science Saturday: Patients need to know how their data affects their health outcomes. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org In the near future, genome sequencing, among other biological measures, will be as routine as X-rays and cholesterol testing. The challenge, though, will be accurately interpreting the vast amount of data and effectively using it to guide decisions about health care. In a position statement published in Hepatology, Mayo Clinic researchers layout perspectives of various stakeholders …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-14). Infographic: Overhead and throwing athlete. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Learn more about sports medicine.?Other health tip infographics: mayohealthhighlights.startribune.com?

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-14). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Cancer survivorship needs are unique for each survivor. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org June is National Cancer Survivor Month, and National Cancer Survivors Day was recognized on Sunday, June 6. Both events recognize and celebrate the millions of adults and children in the United States who have experienced a cancer diagnosis. According to the National Cancer Institute, there are nearly 17 million cancer survivors in the U.S. Each …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-14). Mayo Clinic Minute: Eating disorders affect all genders, races. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org It's the stereotypical image of an eating disorder: a young, white female who is extremely thin. But as Jason Howland reports in the Mayo Clinic Minute, that's not always the case. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/wtUmE6xlFYg Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (0: 59) is in the downloads at the end of…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-14). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Cerebrospinal fluid leaks are commonly misdiagnosed. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Cerebrospinal fluid is the clear fluid that surrounds the brain and spinal cord. It cushions the brain and spinal cord from injury, delivers nutrients and acts as a waste removal system for the brain. A cerebrospinal fluid leak occurs when fluid escapes through a small tear or hole in the outermost layer of tissue that …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-14). Consumer Health: Treating cluster headaches. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org June is Migraine and Headache Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn more about one of the most painful types of headache: the cluster headache. Cluster headaches occur in cyclical patterns or cluster periods that can last from weeks to months. During a cluster period, headaches usually occur daily, sometimes several times …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-14). Groundbreaking Early Cancer Detection Test Studied at Mayo Clinic Introduced Nationally. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Mayo Clinic today recognized the debut of a groundbreaking multi-cancer early cancer detection (MCED) test called Galleri? that can detect more than 50 types of cancers[1] through a simple blood draw. The Galleri test is intended to complement U.S. guideline-recommended cancer screenings. Mayo Clinic Oncologist Minetta Liu, M.D. was involved in the development of the new test. …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-14). Consumer Health: Life after cancer. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org National Cancer Survivors Day will be observed on Sunday, June 6, which make this a good time to learn more about life after cancer. One in 3 people will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime, and there are more than 16.9 million cancer survivors alive today, according to the American Cancer Society. Survival rates …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-14). Consumer Health: Men's health threats and strategies for healthier living. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Do you know the greatest threats to men's health? Do you know what you can do to lower your risks and lead a longer, healthier life? June is Men's Health Month, which makes this a good time to explore these topics. Three of the top causes of death among men in the U.S. are heart …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-14). Thanks to 3D printing, 'They know who I am — I'm grandpa'. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org For John Roby, the road to recovery from injuries to his face has been paved with teamwork between Plastic Surgery and Radiology using 3D printing. __________________________________________________ In an instant — the grasp on the hand brakes, the squealing tires, the realization of what was to come, the unavoidable collision between motorcycle and passenger side of …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-14). Supporting rural communities across southern Minnesota with a mobile health clinic. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org A mobile health clinic will launch this summer in southern Minnesota and offer a new way for patients in rural communities to connect with Mayo Clinic Health System, expanding access to Mayo Clinic care. ____________________________________________________________ ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic Health System will launch a new mobile health clinic that will expand services by increasing …

Graziella Pogolotti (2021-06-14). La gran novela de la historia. globalizacion.ca La curiosidad es condición innata del ser humano. Se manifiesta en los infinitos porqués de los niños, en el gusto por la chismografía, en el interés por conocer el origen de las especies y el funcionamiento de nuestro cuerpo, así…

Eduardo Aliverti (2021-06-14). Argentina — Los barcos y la selva de aprovechadores. globalizacion.ca La idea es que el incidente sirva para disparar cierto aspecto más profundo. Ignorar al tema es correr el riesgo de asemejar a un zombie. Magnificarlo como si fuera un hecho categórico es un delirio. La patinada del Presidente sobre…

Eric Nepomuceno (2021-06-14). Brasil: Camino al autogolpe. globalizacion.ca En otra clara muestra de su alejamiento de la trágica realidad vivida por Brasil, el ultraderechista Jair Bolsonaro participó ayer sábado de una marcha que reunió a miles de motociclistas en San Pablo (foto). | Al desafiar el decreto local que…

Julia Rock (2021-06-14). Hiding The Union Busters. zcomm.org The American Bar Association and corporate interests are trying to block a rule that would expose their anti-labor activities…

Kerry Eleveld (2021-06-14). Manchin's insistence on bipartisan voting protections is ludicrous. zcomm.org The center's examination of the 24 state-level voting restriction laws enacted as of early June proves the suppression efforts have been an almost exclusively Republican enterprise…

Destiny Harris (2021-06-14). Policing and Militarism Go Hand in Hand. We Must Abolish Both. zcomm.org When masses of Black people mobilize, gangs of police move in, and terrorize.

Thom Hartmann (2021-06-14). Why Fox News Claims "They" Are "Taking Down White Culture" zcomm.org "With a fascist the problem is never how best to present the truth to the public but how best to use the news to deceive the public into giving the fascist and his group more money or more power."

Rod Driver (2021-06-14). Shock Therapy: How Austerity and Privatization Destroy Nations. zcomm.org Politicians from rich countries have tried to forcefully 'persuade' other countries to use an extreme economic system with few public services and very little regulation of big companies…

Aisha Mansour (2021-06-14). BDS Gaining Momentum With #BlockTheBoat Actions in Oakland & Seattle. zcomm.org The mobilizations in Seattle and Oakland are part of a coordinated, international #BlockTheBoat campaign that has been taking place across both U.S. coasts, in Canada, South Africa, Lebanon and at European ports…

Staff (2021-06-14). Raab calls for 'respect' from EU figures. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 24 (MNA) — British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab has called for "a bit of respect" from EU leaders.

Chris Cole (2021-06-14). British MoD Report: Embrace of "Human Augmentation" to Fully Exploit Drones and A.I. for Warfighting. globalresearch.ca The MoD's internal …

John Nichols (2021-06-14). Brad Lander Knows How to Achieve the Big, Bold Structural Changes That Will Transform New York. thenation.com Brad Lander Knows How to Achieve the Big, Bold Structural Changes That Will Transform New York…

Rachel Evans (2021-06-14). Extinction Rebellion closes Port Botany terminal for climate emergency protest. greenleft.org.au Extinction Rebellion activists closed the busy shipping terminal at Port Botany as part of a national day of action against fossil fuels, reports Rachel Evans.

Steffi Leedham (2021-06-14). 40 years on, Eddie Murray's family renews call for justice. greenleft.org.au Eddie Murray died in a Wee Waa police station in 1981. Forty years later, and with no one having been held accountable, the family are still waiting for answers, writes Steffi Leedham.

Chris Slee (2021-06-14). Nationwide actions call for Tamil family to be returned to Biloela. greenleft.org.au Chris Slee, Rachel Evans and Alex Salmon report on nationwide rallies held to demand the Tamil refugee family be returned to Biloela.

Barry Watson (2021-06-14). FOI documents reveal North East Link project breaches. greenleft.org.au Doncaster resident Barry Watson used freedom-of-information laws to obtain an audit about canopy tree loss caused by the early works for the North East Link tollway project. He spoke to Green Left about this and more.

Jim McIlroy (2021-06-14). General Mills workers strike for secure work and fair pay. greenleft.org.au Workers at General Mills, one of the largest food manufacturing companies in the world, have started an indefinite strike for a fair pay rise and secure work. Jim McIlroy reports.

WSWS (2021-06-14). Washington puts pressure on Sri Lankan government over Beijing-funded Colombo Port City. wsws.org The port city project is a component of Beijing's Belt and Road Initiative, a geo-strategic plan aimed at countering the US-led efforts to encircle China.

WSWS (2021-06-14). Australian nurses, midwives strike against unsafe staffing levels and wage cuts. wsws.org The stoppages, while kept isolated and limited by the union, are part of growing and determined industrial action by health workers in Australia, New Zealand, Sri Lanka and internationally.

Joan Walsh (2021-06-14). Congress Can't Ignore the Trump DOJ's Apparent Abuse of Power. thenation.com Congress Can't Ignore the Trump DOJ's Apparent Abuse of Power…

Editor2 (2021-06-14). Kamala Harris and The Americas. orinocotribune.com By Erica Caines — June 10, 2021 | In March, the White House announced that Vice President Harris' tour of the Northern Triangle of Central America (NTCA) allows her the opportunity to advance on the world stage as a "clean up woman" after the exposure of the Biden administration's continuation of migran…

Global Research News (2021-06-14). Video: Bill Gates' Vaccine Experiment with Indian Tribal Girls in 2009. globalresearch.ca Selected quotations …

imperial.ac.uk (2021-06-14). Delta variant could cause significant third wave – latest Imperial modelling. imperial.ac.uk Imperial's latest modelling suggests the Delta variant could lead to a significant third wave of hospitalisations and deaths.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-06-14). Challenges of Water Sharing in the Nile Basin: Critical Moments Approaching. libya360.wordpress.com Viktor Mikhin Egypt and Sudan are supposed to adhere to a binding agreement on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), even amidst reports that Addis Ababa, for a second year, will fill its reservoir with less water than had previously been planned, several international experts say. Just three weeks before the second planned year for…

B.N. Frank (2021-06-14). Joe Biden and Boris Johnson Team Up to Develop U.S./U.K Partnership on 6G Development that Includes A.I. globalresearch.ca A 2019 survey …

Lowkey (2021-06-14). Grenfell Anniversary: Activist Rapper Lowkey Takes Aim At Boris Johnson and UK Neoliberalism. mintpressnews.com Four years after the Grenfell Tower fire, rapper and activist Lowkey revisits the tragic fire that tore through the North Kensington tower block on June 14, 2017 — killing 72 low-income residents of housing owned by real-estate moguls.

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2021-06-14). 50 al-Shabaab terrorists killed in Somalia. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 14 (MNA) — The Somalian army reported that at least 50 members of al-Shabaab terrorist group were killed in Somalia yesterday.

Staff (2021-06-14). Webinar on revival of JCPOA to be held on June 15. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 14 (MNA) — A Webinar on "The Revival of JCPOA and Its Impact on Peace and Stability in the Region and the World" will be held on June 15, 2021.

Staff (2021-06-14). Iranian MP & activists unveil environmental charter. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 14 (MNA) — Environmental activists unveiled a new environmental charter to express their support to the environment, which has long been forgotten.

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2021-06-14). Chinese Embassy in UK blasts G7 statement. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 14 (MNA) — Beijing has previously slammed the group of seven as outdated, saying "the days when global decisions were dictated by a small group of countries are long gone".

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2021-06-14). Briefing on Iran's daily developments. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 14 (MNA) — The following are the Islamic Republic of Iran's latest developments in the last 24 hours.

Kamal Iranidoost (2021-06-14). Yemeni army attacks Saudi Abha airport with drones. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 14 (MNA) — The Yemeni army used the Qasef K2 drones to target Abha International Airport in Saudi Arabia, according to the spokesman for the Yemeni Armed Forces on Monday.

Kamal Iranidoost (2021-06-14). New Zionist FM describes JCPOA as "bad agreement" en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 14 (MNA) — The new Israeli regime foreign minister Yair Lapid stressed the continuation of normalization of ties with Arab states and described the Iranian nuclear deal as a "bad agreement."

Staff (2021-06-14). NATO Summit pivotal for 2030 reform initiative: Stoltenberg. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 24 (MNA) — Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg previewed the June 14 NATO Summit in an online press conference as pivotal for the NATO 2030 reform initiative.

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2021-06-14). Front pages of Iran's English dailies on June 14. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 14 (MNA) — Here are the front pages of Iran's English-language dailies on Monday, June 14.

ŸÖÿ±ÿ∂€åŸá ÿ±ÿ≠ŸÖÿߟ܀å (2021-06-14). 234 poll stations to be available for Iranians abroad. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 14 (MNA) — Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman announced that 234 poll stations will be available for Iranians abroad to cast votes in the 2021 presidential election which will be held on Friday.

Staff (2021-06-14). Meeting of Russian, US delegations on JCPOA fruitful: Ulyanov. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 14 (MNA) — The Russian Permanent Representative to the International Organizations in Vienna Mikhail Ulyanov said the meeting of Russian and US delegations on JCPOA has been fruitful.

Staff (2021-06-14). VIDEO: Dena destroyer joins Iranian Navy. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 14 (MNA) — Iranian home-grown Dena destroyer and Shahin minehunter joined the Islamic Republic of Iran Navy in Bandar Abbas on Monday.

Kamal Iranidoost (2021-06-14). Over 1.3 tons of narcotics confiscated by police in SE Iran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 14 (MNA) — The police commander of the southeastern Iranian province of Sistan and Balochestan said Sunday that 1,306 kg of illegal drugs were discovered and seized after clashes with drug traffickers.

Staff (2021-06-14). Reversing Iran's nuclear knowledge 'very hard'. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 14 (MNA) — US Secretary of State Antony Blinken says Iran's nuclear knowledge is hard to reverse and there is urgency in limiting the program.

ŸÖÿ±ÿ∂€åŸá ÿ±ÿ≠ŸÖÿߟ܀å (2021-06-14). US military logistics convoys targeted in 4 Iraqi provinces. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 14 (MNA) — Several logistical support convoys belonging to the US-led coalition were targeted in Iraq's Hillah, Nasiriyah, Samawah, and Diwaniyah provinces.

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2021-06-14). 'We are flying blind without Iran deal': IAEA. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 14 (MNA) — Emphasizing the need for the revival of Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), the Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said, "We are flying blind without Iran's nuclear deal."

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2021-06-14). Six persons killed, wounded in a plane crash in Texas. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 14 (MNA) — A passenger plane crashed while landing on the runway in Texas, United States, killing one person and injuring five others.

Kamal Iranidoost (2021-06-14). 4 soldiers killed in SW Pakistan's terrorist attack: Army. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 14 (MNA) — Four frontier corps soldiers Monday were killed in an explosion of an improvised explosive device in Pakistan's southwest Balochistan province, an army statement said.

Staff (2021-06-14). Team Melli to receive special award for defeating Iraq. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 14 (MNA) — Team Melli players will receive a special reward if they win against Iraq in their last match from the Group C of 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers.

ŸÖÿ±ÿ∂€åŸá ÿ±ÿ≠ŸÖÿߟ܀å (2021-06-14). Biden admin complicit in Trump's crimes against humanity. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 14 (MNA) — The Joe Biden administration has partaken in Trump's crimes against humanity for 144 days, the Iranian top diplomat said, criticizing Biden's administration for continuing Trump's policies.

Kamal Iranidoost (2021-06-14). Iran was fully ready for Hajj this year, official says. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 14 (MNA) — The deputy chairman of Iran's Hajj and Pilgrimage Organization said Monday that Iran was fully prepared for this year's Hajj Pilgrimage by taking necessary measures to ensure safety of its pilgrims.

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2021-06-14). Putin shows strength to Biden with largest naval drill. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 14 (MNA) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has put on a show of force with the largest naval exercises in the Pacific Ocean since the end of the Cold War ahead of a meeting with the US President next week.

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2021-06-14). Presidential, City Council election campaigns in Ghaemshahr. en.mehrnews.com GHAEMSHAHR, Jun. 14 (MNA) — The campaigns for the 13th Presidential Election and city councils has been accelerated in various cities of the northern province of Mazandaran especially in Ghae'emshahr as the election day approaches.

Kamal Iranidoost (2021-06-14). New Zionist regime seeks to increase settlements in Nablus. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 14 (MNA) — The newly appointed Zionist regime has announced that it intends to increase the number of settlements in Nablus in the West Bank by five-fold…

ŸÖÿ±ÿ∂€åŸá ÿ±ÿ≠ŸÖÿߟ܀å (2021-06-14). Zarif hopes Fri. election become a national festival in Iran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 14 (MNA) — Posting a video on his Instagram account on Monday, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif called on all Iranians to take part in the Iran 2021 presidential election which will be held on Friday.

Staff (2021-06-14). Iran beats Saudi Arabia in FIBA Asia Cup 2021 Qualifiers. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 14 (MNA) — Iran national basketball team defeated Saudi Arabia 70-64 in Group E of the FIBA Asia Cup 2021 Qualifiers on Monday.

Staff (2021-06-14). Destroyer 'Dena' & 'Shahin' minehunter. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 14 (MNA) — The destroyer "Dena" and the "Shahin" minehunter joined the Iranian naval fleet on Mon.

ŸÖÿ±ÿ∂€åŸá ÿ±ÿ≠ŸÖÿߟ܀å (2021-06-14). Dena destroyer, Shahin minehunter join Iran's Navy. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 14 (MNA) — Iranian home-grown Dena destroyer and Shahin minehunter joined the Islamic Republic of Iran Navy at the order of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani.

Staff (2021-06-14). Polymer exports from Bandar Emam rise 14%. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 24 (MNA) — The exports of polymer products of Bandar Emam Petrochemical Plant increased by 14% in the previous Iranian calendar year (ended on March 21, 2021).

Kamal Iranidoost (2021-06-14). Health minister issues permit to use COV-Iran Barakat. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 14 (MNA) — Health Minister Saeed Namaki has issued an emergency permit to use COV-Iran Barakat in the current vaccination of the population.

Kamal Iranidoost (2021-06-14). Election campaigns: Raeisi supporters in Tabriz. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 14 (MNA) — The supporters of the main Parinciplist candidate Ebrahim Raeisi held an election rally in Tabriz Friday Prayers venue in the East Azerbaijan Province.

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2021-06-14). Iran not seeking war but ready to defend. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 14 (MNA) — Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said that completion of construction operation of domestically-made 'Dena' Destroyer is a sign of self-sufficiency of Iran's Navy.

Kamal Iranidoost (2021-06-14). VIDEO: Quick look at process of building Dena destroyer. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 14 (MNA) — Domestically produced Dena destroyer and Shahin minehunter joined the Iranian Navy at the order of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Monday morning.

ŸÖÿ±ÿ∂€åŸá ÿ±ÿ≠ŸÖÿߟ܀å (2021-06-14). US military base near Baghdad airport hit by drones: report. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 14 (MNA) — The US 'Victory' base near Baghdad International Airport was targeted by drones this morning, Iraqi sources reported.

Staff (2021-06-14). Iran in 'no hurry' to reach 'good deal'. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 14 (MNA) — Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araghchi says Tehran is in "no hurry" for the results of ongoing Vienna talks and seeks to have a "good deal".

Staff (2021-06-14). Dena destroyer to sail trans-boundary waters. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 14 (MNA) — Commander of the Iranian Navy says the new homemade "Dena" destroyer is ready to sail international and distant waters.

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2021-06-14). NATO leaders back revival of Iran's nuclear deal, JCPOA. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 14 (MNA) — Leaders of North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) in a statement threw their weight behind revival of Iran's 2015 nuclear deal, aka JCPOA.

Staff (2021-06-14). Leader to address nation on Wednesday. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 14 (MNA) — Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei will address the Iranian nation in a live televised speech on Wednesday.

Paul Hockenos (2021-06-14). We Don't Need Science Fiction to Avert Climate Catastrophe. thenation.com We Don't Need Science Fiction to Avert Climate Catastrophe…

Ed Morales (2021-06-14). Raoul Peck's World. thenation.com Raoul Peck's World…

Sasha Abramsky (2021-06-14). How Unite Here Turned the West's Biggest Red State Blue. thenation.com How Unite Here Turned the West's Biggest Red State Blue…

Neal Morton (2021-06-14). Bake Sales and Tesla Raffles: The Unequal World of PTA Wealth. thenation.com Bake Sales and Tesla Raffles: The Unequal World of PTA Wealth…

Rick Rozoff (2021-06-14). Secretary general: NATO won't "mirror" Russia, will exponentially outspend, surround it with battle groups. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Secretary general: NATO won't "mirror" Russia, will exponentially outspend, surround it with battle groupsRick Rozoff Just hours ahead of the NATO summit in Brussels on June 14, the military bloc's secretary general, Norway's Jens Stoltenberg, told CNBC's Hadley Gamble that NATO will continue to expand its military capabilities but will not "mirror" its arch-adversary Russia. …

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