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.

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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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