Daily Archives: July 4, 2021

2021-07-04: News Headlines

_____ (2021-07-04). Julian Assange Spends 50th Birthday In Prison — Protesters Demand Freedom For WikiLeaks Journalist. popularresistance.org Julian Assange Turns 50 On July 3. Protesters Rallied Outside The US Department Of Justice In Washington, DC, Demanding The Release Of The Imprisoned WikiLeaks Journalist.

Rick Rozoff (2021-07-04). Russian Foreign Ministry: Neither NATO nor EU says a word about Julian Assange. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com No EU or NATO summit raised question of fate of Assange — Russian ministryIn the United States, 18 criminal charges have been brought against Julian Assange, on which he faces up to 175 years in prison "And after all, not a single EU or NATO summit has even touched on the fate of Assange," she …

Labor Video Projecct (2021-07-04). "Free Assange Now! On Assange's 50th Birthday Rally At UK Consulate To Demand His Freedom. indybay.org On the 50th birthday of Julian Assange, a solidarity rally was held at the UK consulate in San Francisco. Participants spoke out on the issues and also celebrated his birthday with a cake.

_____ (2021-07-04). Silence From Corporate Media as Key Assange Witness Recants. commondreams.org The workers laboring outside in this extraordinary heat are on the front lines of the climate crisis.

CA Poor People's Campaign & Partners (2021-07-04). Thursday 7/8: #ChildTaxCredit: Keep Families Afloat Rally & Ice Cream Social in Sacramento. indybay.org Jack Davis Park in South Oak Park neighborhood, 16th Street & 44th Street, Sacramento 95820 | Masks required. Follow current COVID safety guidelines: covid19.ca.gov/safely-reopening/#continuing-safety-measures

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-04). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Summer travel and people not in your bubble during COVID-19 pandemic. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org "The reason we have the COVID-19 delta variant, the reason we have the delta plus variant is because of unimmunized people who get infected," says Dr. Gregory Poland, an infectious diseases expert and head of Mayo Clinic's Vaccine Research Group. He adds that 99.2% of the recorded COVID-19 deaths in the U.S. are in people not vaccinated against the virus. This is why he cautions folks who may be traveling this Fourth of July holiday and…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-04). Reported cases of myocarditis in younger men following COVID-19 vaccination are rare; vaccination remains important. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic researchers are taking a close look at rare cases of inflammation of the heart muscle, or myocarditis, in young men who developed symptoms shortly after receiving the second dose of the Moderna or Pfizer messenger RNA (mRNA) COVID-19 vaccines. Several recent studies suggest that health care professionals should watch for hypersensitivity myocarditis as a rare adverse reaction to being vaccinated for COVID-19. However, researchers stress that this awareness should not…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-04). Mayo Clinic Q and A: COVID-19 vaccination and heart issues. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I have been hearing about an increase in the number of young people who are developing heart issues, including myocarditis, after being vaccinated for COVID-19. Can you explain this condition? I have a 15-year-old son, and I am wondering if it is safe for him to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or if he …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-04). Using AI to screen 30 million drug candidates against SARS-CoV-2. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Mayo Clinic researchers and collaborators used computer simulation and artificial intelligence to virtually screen 30 million drug candidates that may block SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. In a paper published in Biomolecules, researchers accelerated drug discovery to identify the most promising targets for additional study. They are interested in finding new treatments for COVID-19. "We used a multidrug platform to screen the drug candidates," says Thomas Caulfield, Ph.D., a molecular neuroscientist at Mayo Clinic and senior author…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-04). What holiday travelers need to know about COVID-19. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org The July Fourth holiday is a time when many people travel or host summer parties. While the number of COVID-19 cases in the U.S. is on the decline, health experts say with stagnating vaccination rates and the circulation of the more contagious Delta variant, the nation is not out of the woods yet, and everyone should still be cautious if they're planning a trip or getting together in large groups. "Anyone planning to have a…

ecns.cn (2021-07-04). S. African minister welcomes approval of China's Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine by SAHPRA. ecns.cn South Africa's Acting Health Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane on Saturday welcomed the authorization for the use of the CoronaVac COVID-19 vaccine in the country.

Mark Weisbrot (2021-07-04). 'Stop the Steal' Campaign by Losing Candidate in Peru Must End. zcomm.org Ripping a page from Donald Trump, the right spreads baseless conspiracy theories in an attempt to overturn the democratic will of the people…

Marco Teruggi (2021-07-04). Peru: Community Kitchens, Crisis and Inequality. orinocotribune.com By Marco Teruggi — Jun 30, 2021 | The pandemic and the economic crisis in Peru have led to the emergence of community kitchens being organized in the poorest areas of the country's capital, Lima. In such neighborhoods, local women have organized themselves to get food and cook it, thus facing poverty and filling in for the absence of aid from the State. | It is noon and Edith Tajani comes to the door of her house with a megaphone in hand. "Neighbors, lunch is ready, you can come and collect," she speaks into the megaphone. Tajani is surrounded by hills on which there are a few scattered brick houses, and man…

Mision Verdad (2021-07-04). Rain of US 'Sanctions' in Central America: Why? orinocotribune.com The following is a translation of the daily report of Samuel Robinson Institute for July 2, 2021. | On July 1, the US State Department announced the imposition of unilateral "sanctions" against political and institutional entities from El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras, countries that make up the so-called Northern Triangle. The US has justified these measures under a selective and self-serving modality that claims to fight corruption in Central America. The new sanctions include United States visa entry restrictions for those considered as "sanctioned" individuals. | Context | In a press release, US Secretary…

Editor2 (2021-07-04). Hunger and Food Production in Nicaragua: How do we Feed the People? orinocotribune.com By Rohan Rice — Jun 27, 2021 | As hunger and food insecurity increases globally, the Sandinista government in Nicaragua has been working for the last decade to strengthen local food production and ensure food sovereignty in the face of sanctions | Food security should be top of every government's agenda. However, since 2014 world hunger has been

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-07-04). Peru: Community Kitchens, Crisis and Inequality. libya360.wordpress.com Marco Teruggi The pandemic and the economic crisis in Peru have led to the emergence of community kitchens being organized in the poorest areas of the country's capital, Lima. In such neighborhoods, local women have organized themselves to get food and cook it, thus facing poverty and filling in for the absence of aid from…

Ramona du Houx (2021-07-04). Supreme Court guts voting rights when upholding Arizona's restrictions, elected officials. indybay.org The U.S. Supreme Court gutted most of what remains of the landmark Voting Rights Act. Once hailed as the most effective civil rights legislation in the nation's history, now the Supreme Court has turned on the promise of democracy, the promise of equality and equity for all. For without voting rights, communities of color and low income become disenfranchised, and equality and equity unfulfilled dreams.

Nathan King (2021-07-04). The Heat: U.S. Economy, Afghanistan and voting rights. america.cgtn.com For nearly 20 years, it was the centerpiece of U.S. operations in Afghanistan. Now the remaining American convoys have rolled out of Bagram Airfield. And the June jobs report delivers encouraging news for U.S. workers.

WSWS repost (2021-07-04). War criminal Rumsfeld dies, but his militarist legacy lives on. indybay.org The crimes for which Rumsfeld is justifiably detested the world over have in the course of past two decades been fully normalized by US imperialism under Democrats and Republicans alike.

Scott Ritter (2021-07-04). Rumsfeld deliberately caused the deaths of US troops for personal gain. zcomm.org Donald Rumsfeld caused so much harm based on actions that placed ambition over integrity…

_____ (2021-07-04). Was Donald Rumsfeld Guilty of 'Dereliction of Duty' as Pentagon Chief on 9/11? strategic-culture.org When Rumsfeld's presence was needed more than ever before in his career, he went missing in action. What exactly was he doing on the morning of 9/11? | One question that many people ask with regards to the events of September 11 was why the U.S. Air Force went missing in action for over 90 minutes as four lumbering commercial jets traveled around American airspace at will. Now with the death of Donald Rumsfeld, 88, the world may never know. | Prior to the attacks of 9/11, a mosquito couldn't penetrate U.S. airspace over Washington, D.C. without being intercepted or swatted down. So what went wrong that fateful Tu…

Staff (2021-07-04). President Maduro Denounces Assassination Plans Devised by the White House Coming From Colombia and Brazil. orinocotribune.com On Friday, July 2, in a ceremony for the promotion of the personnel of the Honor Guard and the General Directorate of Military Counter Intelligence (DGCIM), president and commander-in-chief of the Bolivarian National Armed Force (FANB), Nicolás Maduro, decried that the United States Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and the Southern Command of the US Army (SOUTHCOM) would try to commit assassinations again to achieve their long-dreamt of "regime change" in Venezuela. Here we reproduce the highlights of his criticisms. | "Former President Donald Trump, you know… because I had denounced it and showed it: he ga…

Staff (2021-07-04). 'People above profit': Thousands take to streets in Brazil, angry with President Bolsonaro in new wave of major protests (VIDEO). rt.com Protesters have flooded the streets in Brazil, including a massive rally in its biggest city, Sao Paulo, criticizing the government's handling of the coronavirus pandemic and alleged involvement in deforestation in the Amazon. | Demonstrations were organized in over 300 locations across Brazil and abroad, local media reported on Saturday. In Sao Paulo, one of the most populous cities in the world, demonstrators flooded the streets, as seen in footage from RT's video agency Ruptly. They carried huge banners reading 'People above profit' and 'Life, bread, vaccine and education'. Signs demanding the impeachment o…

Staff (2021-07-04). 'People above profit': Thousands take to streets in Brazil, angry with President Bolsonaro in new wave of major protests (VIDEO). rt.com Protesters have flooded the streets in Brazil, including a massive rally in its biggest city, Sao Paulo, criticizing the government's handling of the coronavirus pandemic and alleged involvement in deforestation in the Amazon. | Demonstrations were organized in over 300 locations across Brazil and abroad, local media reported on Saturday. In Sao Paulo, one of the most populous cities in the world, demonstrators flooded the streets, as seen in footage from RT's video agency Ruptly. They carried huge banners reading 'People above profit' and 'Life, bread, vaccine and education'. Signs demanding the impeachment o…

Juan Cole (2021-07-04). Top 5 Differences between the Fourth of July and the Capitol Insurrection. juancole.com Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) — 1. The Fourth of July celebrates a revolutionary event. January 6 was a counter-revolutionary event. Why do I say this? The chief feature of the Declaration of Independence was not that it announced an insurrection (or rather confirmed one already announced by some 90 councils and other local bodies). Insurrections …

_____ (2021-07-04). Thousands March In Cancel Canada Day Actions. popularresistance.org On July 1, several thousand Indigenous people and settler and immigrant allies answered the call of organizations like Idle No More to protest the celebration of Canada Day and the ongoing genocide of Indigenous peoples. Cancel Canada Day actions took place across the land occupied by the Canadian state, from St. John's, Newfoundland, in the east, to Victoria, B.C., including a march of thousands to parliament in Ottawa.

Staff (2021-07-04). Taliban captures key Kandahar district as Afghan troops suffer wave of defeats in wake of US withdrawal. rt.com The Taliban has seized a key district in Kandahar province after pushing Afghan troops out of the area, adding to a growing list of victories against government forces amid the US military's exit from the country. | The militant group took the Panjwai district following a fierce overnight battle with soldiers loyal to Kabul, AFP reported, citing regional officials. Panjwai District Governor Hasti Mohammad said government troops retreated from the area following the clashes, and that the Taliban had seized the district police headquarters as well as the governor's office building. Kandahar Provincial Council he…

Staff (2021-07-04). Taliban captures key Kandahar district as Afghan troops suffer wave of defeats in wake of US withdrawal. rt.com The Taliban has seized a key district in Kandahar province after pushing Afghan troops out of the area, adding to a growing list of victories against government forces amid the US military's exit from the country. | The militant group took the Panjwai district following a fierce overnight battle with soldiers loyal to Kabul, AFP reported, citing regional officials. Panjwai District Governor Hasti Mohammad said government troops retreated from the area following the clashes, and that the Taliban had seized the district police headquarters as well as the governor's office building. Kandahar Provincial Council he…

Anonymous007 (2021-07-04). Military Situation In Afghanistan On July 4, 2021 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On July 3, Taliban reportedly captured the districts of Darayem and Raghistan in Badakhshan province | On July 3, Taliban reportedly captured Kalafgan district in Takhar province | On July 4, Taliban attacked Farah city and captured a number of Afghan Army soldiers | 143 Taliban militants were killed and 121 others were wounded as a result of Afghan Army operations in Nangarhar, Kandahar, Herat, Ghor, Farah, Samangan, Helmand, Badakhshan & Kabul provinces during the…

ecns.cn (2021-07-04). Expert says U.S. actions violate human rights in Syria, exacerbating crisis. ecns.cn The U.S. policies in Syria during the more than 10-year-long civil war have exacerbated the humanitarian crisis and violated human rights of the Syrian people, Osama Danura, a Syrian political expert, has said.

_____ (2021-07-04). Cuba's Vaccine & the Five Monopolies That Rule the World. strategic-culture.org Trends suggest that many countries will not see significant enough numbers of their population vaccinated before 2023, writes Vijay Prashad. | By Vijay PRASHAD | In 1869, at the age of 15, José Martí and his young friends published a magazine in Cuba called La Patria Libre (The Free Homeland), which adopted a strong position against Spanish imperialism. The first and only issue of the magazine carried Martí's poem, "Abdala." The poem is about a young man, Abdala, who goes off to fight against all odds to free his native land, which Martí calls Nubia. "Neither laurels nor crowns are needed for those who breathe c…

Allan Fisher (2021-07-04). Saturday 7/3: Protest US financed oppression in Palestine/Israel. indybay.org Corner of Ocean and Water Streets, Santa Cruz…

Staff (2021-07-04). Palestinian resistance celebrated at Palestine Stand in Toulouse, France. samidoun.net On Saturday, 3 July, the Collectif Palestine Vaincra, a member organization of the Samidoun Network, organized a Palestine Stand at the Capitole metro station in Toulouse, France. The initiative focused on celebrating the legitimacy and necessity of Palestinian resistance in confonting colonization, racism, and apartheid violence, especially following the deadly Israeli military aggression against Palestinians in the Gaza Strip in May 2021. üáµüá∏ Hier à Toulouse, nouveau Stand Palestine à la sortie du métro Capitole en soutien à la résistance palestinienne. Celu…

Paul Haeder (2021-07-04). Batty Bioweapons, 5G, and Star Wars. dissidentvoice.org An interview with myself, Paul Haeder, a radical Marxist from the Pacific Northwest and my ideas about what is going on to drive the 4th Industrial Revolution and the Great Reset. It's not pretty, for sure, how I go all crazy and fugue like, in the interview (man, the lack of teaching 30 students face …

Karl Kramer (2021-07-04). Saturday 7/31: Commemoration of 1975 Student Massacre in El Salvador. indybay.org Online virtual event…

Rick Rozoff (2021-07-04). Syria: U.S. stealing grain and oil, building up military bases. Turkey guilty of war crimes. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Syria: U.S. stealing grain and oil, building up military base. Turkey accused of war crimes. In the latest of what have become regular reports on the subject, the Syrian Arab News Agency provides a detailed account of the American military forces illegally occupying part of the country continuing to loot grain and oil from the …

Kevin Zeese (2021-07-04). 4th of July: Is the United States a Representative Democracy or a Mirage Democracy? globalresearch.ca By the late Kevin Zeese. His Legacy will live. | First published on Global Research on July 4, 2011 | . | . | A Question for Reflection | It is a shame to have to ask whether democracy is a mirage in the United …

Editor2 (2021-07-04). US Institutions Encourage Coup Impunity in Bolivia. orinocotribune.com As Bolivia's new government under Luis Arce prepares to prosecute the people behind the 2019 coup against Evo Morales, prominent US institutions such as Human Rights Watch, Washington Post, and the State Department urge Arce not to move against them. Ollie Vargas, a journalist, and analyst based in Bolivia says the prosecution is essential at a time when coups are back in vogue in Latin America. | Greg Wilpert | Welcome to theAnalysis, I'm Greg Wilpert. Today, we'll revisit the situation in Bolivia, where conditions remain tense about eight months since the leftist Luis Arce became president. | Prosecutors are…

The Conversation (2021-07-04). The Declaration of Independence wasn't really complaining about King George, and 5 other surprising facts for July Fourth. juancole.com By Woody Holton | — Editor's note: Americans may think they know a lot about the Declaration of Independence, but many of those ideas are elitist and wrong, as historian Woody Holton explains. His forthcoming book "Liberty is Sweet: The Hidden History of the American Revolution" shows how independence and the Revolutionary War were influenced …

Staff (2021-07-04). 'Rules are rules': Biden wades into US sprinter's cannabis ban as anti-doping body accused of RACISM. rt.com President Joe Biden sided with the US Anti-Doping Agency, which suspended rising US sprint star Sha'Carri Richardson for one month after testing positive for marijuana, but said he's proud of how she handled the situation. | Asked whether Richardson's ban, which will likely cost her a spot in the women's 100-meter event at the Tokyo Olympics, was fair, Biden said: "The rules are rules." | "Whether they should remain the rules is a different issue, but the rules are the rules," Biden said, while praising Richardson, who admitted she had used marijuana to cope with the death of her mother, for the way she respon…

Staff (2021-07-04). 'Rules are rules': Biden wades into US sprinter's cannabis ban as anti-doping body accused of RACISM. rt.com President Joe Biden sided with the US Anti-Doping Agency, which suspended rising US sprint star Sha'Carri Richardson for one month after testing positive for marijuana, but said he's proud of how she handled the situation. | Asked whether Richardson's ban, which will likely cost her a spot in the women's 100-meter event at the Tokyo Olympics, was fair, Biden said: "The rules are rules." | "Whether they should remain the rules is a different issue, but the rules are the rules," Biden said, while praising Richardson, who admitted she had used marijuana to cope with the death of her mother, for the way she respon…

Anonymous669 (2021-07-04). Egypt Opens New Strategic Naval Base On Mediterranean Sea (Video, Photos). southfront.org Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi along with the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan, during the inauguration ceremony of the 3rd of July Naval Base. Source: the Egyptian Presidency. | On July 2, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi opened a new strategic naval base on the Mediterranean Sea to boost the country's military capabilities. | In a statement, the Egyptian Presidency said that base was built in order to "secure the state's economic assets, secure shipping lines and to maintain nav…

Anonymous669 (2021-07-04). Six Turkish-Backed Syrian Militants Killed Or Injured In New SDF Attack On Manbij Front. southfront.org Illustrative image, By: sdf-press.com | On July 3, a militant of the Turkish-backed Syrian National Army (SNA) was killed and five others were wounded as a result of an attack in the northern Aleppo countryside by the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF). | The attack, which was carried out by fighters from the SDF's Manbij Military Council, targeted a post of the SNA located near the village of Bsaljah to the northeast of the town of Manbij. Sources close to the SNA claimed that the attack was foiled. | According to the London…

Anonymous669 (2021-07-04). Syrian Drag Racing: U.S. Team Lost A Wheel Trying To Chase Russians (Video). southfront.org Screen grab, source: instagram.com/bullbsn | On July 3, the In the video, several US M-ATV and MaxxPro MRAP (mine-resistant ambush protected) vehicles can be seen chasing after the Russian Tiger and trying to overrun it, but to no avail. One of the American vehicles allegedly lost a wheel during the ra…

Anonymous669 (2021-07-04). The Day After: U.S. Forces Left Radar Systems, Hundreds of Vehicles At Afghanistan's Bagram Air Base (Photos). southfront.org U.S. forces have left behind radar and navigation systems as well as hundreds of vehicles at Afghanistan's Bagram Air Base….

Anonymous669 (2021-07-04). Cargo Ship Attacked In Northern Indian Ocean Is Not Israeli One. southfront.org The previously Israeli-owned CSAV TYNDALL is seen sailing near the port of Pireas, Greece, on January 15, 2021. (Screenshot: YouTube) | The cargo ship that was attacked in the northern Indian ocean on Many sources, including the al-Mayadin TV that was the first to report the attack, claimed that the ship was owned by an Israeli firm. This claim turned ou…

Anonymous669 (2021-07-04). Houthi Strike Leaves Dozens Of Saudi-Backed Fighters Killed Or Injured In Yemen's Abyan (Video, Photos). southfront.org Illustrative image, source: the Houthis media wing | On July 4, seven Saudi-backed Yemeni fighters were killed and nearly 20 others were injured when a mosque they were praying at was struck by an unidentified munition. | The mosque, which sustained heavy damage as a result of the strike, is located in a camp of the 5th Infantry Brigade, a unit of the pro-Saudi wing of the Yemeni Armed Forces, in the southern province of Abyan. | While some sources said that the mosque was struck by a precision-guided rocket, others sa…

Anonymous669 (2021-07-04). Six Turkish-Backed Syrian Militants Killed Or Injured In New SDF Attack On Manbij Front. southfront.org Illustrative image, By: sdf-press.com | On July 3, a militant of the Turkish-backed Syrian National Army (SNA) was killed and five others were wounded as a result of an attack in the northern Aleppo countryside by the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF). | The attack, which was carried out by fighters from the SDF's Manbij Military Council, targeted a post of the SNA located near the village of Bsaljah to the northeast of the town of Manbij. Sources close to the SNA claimed that the attack was "foiled". | According to the Lond…

Anonymous669 (2021-07-04). In Video: SDF Fighters Hit Turkish Forces Fortifications, Vehicles In Northern Raqqa With Guided Missiles. southfront.org Illustrative image, source: sdf-press.com | On July 4, the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) announced that its fighters had carried out a series of operations against Turkish forces in northeastern Syria. | A video of the operations shows seven strikes with anti-tank guided missiles on fortifications and vehicles of Turkish forces near town of Tell Abyad in the northern countryside of Raqqa. | According to the SDF, eight mil…

Anonymous103 (2021-07-04). Footage: Dozens Killed In Philippines Military Plane Crash. southfront.org Click to see full-size imageUPDATE: According to the reports, the number of victims has risen to 31. | The C-130 Hercules transport aircraft of the Philippine Air Force with 85 servicemen on board crashed a few kilometers from the Jolo Airport in Sulu Province at 11: 30 local time on July 4. | At least 29 soldiers were killed as a result of the accident. 40 soldiers were found injured and were taken to the hospital of the 11th Infantry Division in Busbus. | Most of the passengers had recently graduated r…

Anonymous103 (2021-07-04). Azerbaijan Exchanges Armenian Prisoners For Minefields Maps. southfront.org Illustrative image | Last night, 15 service members of Armenian Armed Forces, who were captured by Azerbaijani forces during the recent military conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh, returned to Armenia. They were liberated in exchange for maps of 97,000 anti-personnel and anti-tank mines laid in the in the Fizuli and Zangilan regions in Nagorno-Karabakh that came under Azerbaijani control. | According to Azerbaijani Minis…

Anonymous103 (2021-07-04). Chain Of Accidents: Massive Explosion Seen Off Azerbaijani Caspian Coast. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | A number of accidents took place on oil facilities all over the world in recent days. | Late on July 4, a massive explosion took place in the Azerbaijani part of the Caspian Sea. | It was seen from the embankment in Baku, and was also filmed from the neighboring patrol platforms in the sea. | Reportedly, there were no accidents on Azerbaijani offshore platforms in the Caspian Sea. | According to preliminary data provided by State Oil Company of Azerbaijan, the explosion was caused by…

Anonymous007 (2021-07-04). Military Situation In Yemen On July 4, 2021 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | — The Liaison and Coordination Officers' Operations Room (loyal to Ansar Allah) reported 119 ceasefire violations in al-Hudaydah during the past 24 hours | — On July 3, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted 6 airstrikes on the Sarwah area | — On July 3, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted 14 airstrikes on the Raghwan area | — On July 3, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted an airstrike on the Khab and Shaaf area | — On July 4, clashes between…

Anonymous103 (2021-07-04). Death Toll Rises In Eastern Ukraine Amid Joint NATO Sea Breeze Exercise. southfront.org Illustrative image | Amid the Kiev's glorious reports of major joint naval drills with NATO member-states in the Black Sea, there is still a military crisis in Eastern Ukraine that is claiming lives of soldiers from both sides. | On July 4, a serviceman of the Armed Forces of Ukraine (UAF) was killed as a result of shelling in the Donbas region. This is reported by the press service of the Joint Forces Operation on Facebook."Since the beginning of the day, 5 violations of the c…

Anonymous103 (2021-07-04). Leaving Bagram Airbase: The Day the US Imperium Turned Tail. southfront.org An Afghan National Army (ANA) soldier stands guard at Bagram Air Base, after the departure of all U.S. and NATO troops. ZAKERIA HASHIMI/Getty Images | Written by Dr. Binoy Kampmark. | From the Bagram Airbase they left, leaving behind a piece of the New York World Trade Centre that collapsed with such graphic horror on September 11, 2001. As with previous occupiers and occupants, the powers that had made this venue a residence of war operations were cutting their losses and running. | Over the years, the…

Staff (2021-07-04). July 4 Glorifies the US Military — a Force With White Supremacy at Its Core. truthout.org In his "What, to the slave, is the Fourth of July" speech, Black abolitionist Fredrick Douglass highlighted the gross contradictions of a country that claimed to celebrate freedom and independence while embracing slavery. Douglass, however, took solace in America's age. "There is consolation in the thought that America is young. Great streams are not easily turned from channels, worn deep in the course of ages," Douglass said in his speech on July 5, 1852. The country was 76 at the time. | Toda…

Binoy Kampmark (2021-07-04). Leaving Bagram Airbase: The Day the US Imperium Turned Tail. dissidentvoice.org From the Bagram Airbase they left, leaving behind a piece of the New York World Trade Centre that collapsed with such graphic horror on September 11, 2001. As with previous occupiers and occupants, the powers that had made this venue a residence of war operations were cutting their losses and running. Over the years, the …

Daniel Beaumont (2021-07-04). The Twilight of Zionism. counterpunch.org The price was high but the Palestinians had the attention of the world press again in May. It took an eleven-day bombardment of Gaza and assaults of various forms on Palestinians in the West Bank and even within Israel itself. The daily violence visited on Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza is not news.

Norman Solomon (2021-07-04). The Empire Strikes Back at the Left in Buffalo and Cleveland. indybay.org Corporate Democrats Crank Up Their Firepower…

Robert Pollin (2021-07-04). Degrowth Policies Cannot Avert Climate Crisis. We Need a Green New Deal. zcomm.org For the first time, 62 percent of all renewable energy sources produced energy at lower costs than the cheapest sources of fossil fuel energy…

_____ (2021-07-04). Threats And Fear As Loggers Clash With Blockaders At Fairy Creek. popularresistance.org Over 320 arrests have been made at the Fairy Creek blockades since police began removing forest defenders in mid-May. As enforcement of an injunction obtained by logging company Teal-Jones enters its seventh week, aggression from police and logging industry workers has been ramping up.

ecns.cn (2021-07-04). China's approach right way towards building trust among nations, says BiH leader. ecns.cn China's approach is a right way towards building trust between states, nations and their representatives, said Milorad Dodik, chairman of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH), in a recent interview with Xinhua.

Editor2 (2021-07-04). Who's Afraid of Sandinista Nicaragua? (Interview). orinocotribune.com Interview with Fabrizio Casari | Despite continuing to be the object of strong US interference and coup attempts, Nicaragua is resisting with all the contradictions the situation implies, continuing to scare the oligarchy out of its wits. We talked about this and much more with journalist Fabrizio Casari, director of the on-line magazine Altrenotizie.org, someone very knowledgeable about Nicaragua. | 1) Elections will be held in Nicaragua in November 2021. Who are the candidates and parties that will run? | There are 11 national parties and 6 regional parties (belonging to the Atlantic and Caribbean coast) that w…

Brian S. Willson (2021-07-04). What The Flag Means To Me. globalresearch.ca I was probably seven years old before it really sunk in that everybody in my town was not celebrating my birthday on July 4. It was an exciting day with parades, picnics, fireworks and, in my case, special birthday parties …

_____ (2021-07-04). Heat Waves Prompt Workers To Walk Out. popularresistance.org With climate change making heat waves harsher and more common, the sizzling temperatures will affect workers of all kinds ― not just roofers and farmworkers stuck outside, but warehouse pickers, restaurant workers and others laboring indoors, especially in workplaces not outfitted to deal with extreme heat.

_____ (2021-07-04). Lawmakers Are 'Horrified' And Calling For Action On Illinois Prison Abuse. popularresistance.org The investigation documented nine people who separately accused a group of officers of beating them in the same area. Prison records show staff were aware of a blind spot that lacked cameras and of repeated accusations of violence, but the violence persisted until guards allegedly beat a prisoner named Larry Earvin to death in that same location. Federal prosecutors have charged three guards for the beating.

Jeff Bryant (2021-07-04). Why Are Federal Funds Flowing to "White Flight" Privatized Charter Schools? dissidentvoice.org In June 2018, when the North Carolina state legislature enacted a law that allowed four affluent, majority-white suburbs to secede from the racially diverse Charlotte-Mecklenburg school district, or CMS, and establish their own municipal charter schools, with admission priority given to students living in the local communities, critics called the law "a new way to …

ecns.cn (2021-07-04). 9th World Peace Forum opens in Beijing. ecns.cn The 9th World Peace Forum (WPF) opened at Tsinghua University in Beijing Saturday, with more than 100 scholars from 12 countries, former senior officials from countries and international organizations and diplomats participating online and offline.

Richard Gale (2021-07-04). Woke Critical Race Theory as a Reality Deficit Disorder. globalresearch.ca

ecns.cn (2021-07-04). European Left Party president praises CPC for respecting different cultures. ecns.cn The Communist Party of China (CPC) respects different cultures and promotes multilateralism, which is very important, President of the European Left Party Heinz Bierbaum said in a recent joint interview with Xinhua and People's Daily.

Golnaz Esfandiari (2021-07-04). Iranian Voters sent a Message to Iran's Leaders with Dismal Turnout For Presidential Election. juancole.com ( RFE/RL) — The Iranian leadership has a problem: a record number of voters — more than half of them — turned their back on the presidential election by not taking part in the vote. Official turnout in the June 18 election was 48.8 percent, the lowest ever registered in the Islamic republic, which was …

Rick Rozoff (2021-07-04). Black Sea: NATO drill practiced strafing Russian ships. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Black Sea: NATO drill practiced strafing Russian ships NATO reports that it conducted what is described as air defense exercises in the Black Sea on July 2. Evidently the maneuvers were independent of the 32-nation Sea Breeze naval and air exercises occurring simultaneously. And of the recent port visits and participation in exercises by the …

ecns.cn (2021-07-04). Chinese historical drama "1921" dominates China's box office. ecns.cn Domestic historical drama "1921" led the Chinese box office chart on Friday, pocketing 44.12 million yuan (around 6.8 million U.S.Coming in third was romantic comedy "Man in Love," which earned about 5.48 million yuan on Friday. Enditem…

Matt McKenna (2021-07-04). An Anti Imperialist Ponders the 4th of July and its Meaning for his Newborn Child. covertactionmagazine.com On his newborn daughter's first July 4th holiday, an anti-imperialist writer ponders what he hopes for her to come to understand about her nation of birth. Gabriela, you are part of the four percent of the world's population that celebrates today, July 4th, as Independence Day. We are in the extreme minority of the earth's …

The Green Arcade (2021-07-04). Sunday 7/25: David and Margaret Talbot In Conversation About Their New Book on the Second American Revo. indybay.org The 3rd Floor McRoskey Mattress Co. | 1687 Market Street | San Francisco, CA 94102…

the Dev (2021-07-04). corruption rampant in Santa cruz. indybay.org Family law corruption and class action. I'd like to hear from those whom lost thier children to a biased Judge Miragonda only.

Steve Pleich (2021-07-04). Affordable Community Housing: A Guide for Electeds and Office Seekers. indybay.org Creating a Housing Plan…

Robert Norse (2021-07-04). Sounding a Warning in the Benchlands and the Broader Community. indybay.org On Tuesday, the Federal magistrate Susan Van Keulen ended federal protection of the Benchlands surivival campground for the last 6 months by dissolving the Injunction issued in January. I've been passing out flyers there regarding upcoming meetings to resist the dispersal order City authorities that will inevitably follow in the months ahead replete with false promises.

Autonomous Collect (2021-07-04). Thursday 7/8: Autonomous Collective Meeting. indybay.org Meet at the Entrance to Golden Gate Park at Haight and Stanyan, accross from Whole Foods. Look for sign 'Autonomous Collective'

Khubaka, Michael Harris (2021-07-04). 172th Anniversary of towns Negro Bar, Negro Hill and Mormon Island. indybay.org Today's Negro Bar State Historic Park expansion reflects the ongoing challenge since Colton Hall, Monterey and the initial offerings by the California State Legislature including Governor Peter Burnett inaugural address to the 1849 California Legislature in San Jose, CA.

Strike Debt Bay Area (2021-07-04). Saturday 7/24: Strike Debt Bay Area Book Group: Degrowth. indybay.org OMNI Commons, 4799 Shattuck Ave., Oakland, CA if open. Otherwise online. See below.

Commonwealth Club (2021-07-04). Monday 7/26: The Right to Vote at Age 18: Gen Z and the Fight Against Voter Suppression. indybay.org Online event (FREE)…

Khubaka, Michael Harris (2021-07-04). California Buffalo Soldier's Trail – National Buffalo Soldier's Study. indybay.org In California, Buffalo Soldiers protected our National Parks such as Yosemite and Sequoia serving as Park Rangers in the Sierra Nevada during the summer and were housed in the Presidio in San Francisco and Presidio in Monterey.

Leo Ensel, Roberto J DeLapuente (2021-07-04). The media's response to Putin's conciliatory essay. indybay.org On the exact 80th anniversary of the German invasion of the Soviet Union, which cost that country nearly 27 million lives, the Russian president himself published an essay in the former flagship of détente whose title already signaled a willingness to reconcile: "Be open, despite the past."

WSWS Repost (2021-07-04). The Fourth of July, six months after the January 6 fascistic insurrection. indybay.org The noxious product of social inequality and war creates the objective conditions for dictatorship. The defense of democratic rights, not only in the US but internationally, depends on the independent mobilization of the working class for socialism.

Labor Video Project (2021-07-04). On 100th Anniversary Of CCP, Namibian Rossing Miners Call On Xi-Jinping To Rehire Miners. indybay.org On the anniversary of the founding of the Chinese Communist Party, the nine fired union leaders of the Mineworkers Union Of Namibia Rossing Branch mine called on CCP Chair Xi-Jinping to order their rehiring at Chinese state owned Chinese National Nuclear Corporation owned mine at Rossing…

Direct Action Everywhere (2021-07-04). Saturday 9/25: Animal Liberation March – San Francisco. indybay.org San Francisco, CA…

Robert Norse (2021-07-04). Judge Dumps Benchlands Survival Camp, Ignores Shelter Emergency. indybay.org The federal court ignored the City Manager Bernal's failure to fulfill the terms of the modified Preliminary Injunction to meet regularly with the Homeless Union to improve Benchlands conditions. Magistrate Susan Van Keulen lifted the Court's protection of the encampment Tuesday afternoon, discarding more than several hundred people into the City's predatory "care".

Center for Biological Diversity (2021-07-04). Members of Congress Urge Secretary Haaland to Use Emergency Authority to Save Western Monarchs. indybay.org WASHINGTON, June 29, 2021 — Fourteen members of Congress, led by Reps. Jimmy Panetta (D-Calif.) and Salud Carbajal (D-Calif.), urged Interior Secretary Deb Haaland today to take immediate action to protect the western population of monarch butterflies from extinction using her emergency authority under the Endangered Species Act.

Youth Art Exchange (2021-07-04). Saturday 7/24: Summertime Print & Sip Workshop with Yax Artist Alyssa Aviles. indybay.org Harmonic Brewing Thrive City | 7 Warriors Way Suite 206San Francisco, CA 94158United States…

Khubaka, Michael Harris (2021-07-04). Friday 7/2: 2021 California Independence Day to Freedom. indybay.org California State Capitol — Camellia Grove – East Area of Capitol Grounds…

Stephanie Midler (2021-07-04). Friday 7/9: Uhuru Furniture Off-Site Warehouse Sale. indybay.org Akwaaba Hall, 7911 MacArthur Blvd, Oakland, CA 94605…

Common Dreams (2021-07-04). Eye of Fire as Ocean burns in Gulf of Mexico foretells Earth Future if we Keep Burning Fossil Fuels. juancole.com By Julia Conley, staff writer | — ( Commondreams.org) — A fire that raged for hours in the Gulf of Mexico Friday offered the latest illustration of the climate emergency and the urgent need to end fossil fuel extraction and invest instead in burgeoning renewable energy industries. An underwater gas pipeline controlled by Mexico's state-owned …

Rick Rozoff (2021-07-04). Kremlin accuses U.S. of engineering June's Black Sea provocation. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Kremlin accuses U.S. of engineering June's Black Sea provocation Today's TASS reported that Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov accused the U.S. of masterminding the near-catastrophic confrontation on June 23 between an English guided-missile destroyer and a Russian patrol vessel and military aircraft. The incident occurred off the coast of Crimea near the headquarters of the …

Jeffrey St. Clair (2021-07-04). Straight to Bechtel. counterpunch.org On the second anniversary of the invasion of Iraq, Bechtel, the gargantuan global construction firm based in San Francisco, issued its revenue numbers for 2004. While the situation continued to deteriorate for the US military forces in Iraq, Bechtel reported more fragrant news. Although the privately-owned company doesn't disclose its profits, Bechtel did announce that […] | To read this article, In order to read CP+ articles, you…

Margaret Randall (2021-07-04). Nicaragua: Past Dreams, Today's Nightmare. zcomm.org The grandchildren of the Sandinista generation have no firsthand memories of the revolution but know the betrayal in its aftermath…

Jenny Jarvie (2021-07-04). Some residents confront their future on the coast. zcomm.org "Coastal Florida was not meant to be developed. As far as I'm concerned, it's greed. It's the nature of America."

Various Contributors (2021-07-04). Open Letter to the Nicaraguan government from U.S. solidarity workers (1979-1990). zcomm.org We believed then, and we continue to believe now, in the Nicaraguan people's right to self-determination…

Steve Wishnia (2021-07-04). Striking Alabama Miners Call Out NYC Hedge Funds for Bringing in Scabs. zcomm.org You take a six-dollar pay cut and what do you get? Five years older and no respect for the sacrifices you made to get your employer out of bankruptcy…

Chris Petersen (2021-07-04). Police pursuit scrutinised by coronial inquest into death in custody. greenleft.org.au The family of Gunnai, Gunditjmara and Wiradjuri man Raymond Noel Lindsay Thomas has waited four years to have their views on Victoria Police's practices and procedures heard in court, reports Chris Peterson.

Suzanne James (2021-07-04). Changes to mutual obligation rules penalise job seekers. greenleft.org.au While the vaccination roll-out limps along, job seeker and social security support is being reduced just when it is needed the most. Suzanne James reports.

Howard Zinn (2021-07-04). Fourth of July: "Put Away the Flags" globalresearch.ca This article was first published by The Progressive and Global Research in July 2010 | On this July 4, we would do well to renounce nationalism and all its symbols: its flags, its pledges of allegiance, its anthems, its insistence in …

Danny Schechter (2021-07-04). July 4: "Patriotic Rituals R Us". American Independence and Frederick Douglass' Echoes Through The Ages. globalresearch.ca This incisive article was written by the late Danny Schechter, renowned author, television producer, filmmaker and contributor to Global Research, first published on July 4th, 2014. Danny's thoughts and analysis will be remembered. | * * * | The wheel of …

_____ (2021-07-04). Historic Relief for American Families Is On Its Way to Your Bank Account. commondreams.org America is back—to the same old, same old.

_____ (2021-07-04). Why Is Biden's Foreign Policy So… Conventional? commondreams.org "They know they can get away with it because the mainstream media refuses to report it."

_____ (2021-07-04). On Independence Day, Here's to My Friend Irving. commondreams.org If you're a parent, odds are you'll be getting a direct deposit very soon.

_____ (2021-07-04). The Heat Wave Shows Climate Change Is a Workers' Rights Issue. commondreams.org

Anonymous103 (2021-07-04). Algeria: Forget Paris. Sham Elections Leave Power To The Armed Forces. southfront.org Algeria's popular uprising overthrew Abdelaziz Bouteflika after 20 years in power. [Getty]Written by Piero Messina. | In exactly one year, on 5 July 2022, Algeria will celebrate the sixtieth anniversary of its independence. The North African country is experiencing yet another mutation in an apparently immutable system. A privileged bureaucratic class and the oligarchic group of the Military have taken the present and the future of the country hostage. Algeria is North Africa's sleeping gian…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-04). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Male menopause — myth or reality? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My wife is 52 and just beginning menopause. We were talking about the changes she's been experiencing, and I was wondering if there is such a thing as male menopause. I am 58. ANSWER: Hormone changes are a natural part of aging. Unlike the more dramatic reproductive hormone plunge that occurs in women during menopause, however, sex hormone changes in men occur gradually. The term "male menopause" has been used to describe decreasing testosterone…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-04). Mayo Clinic lighting buildings to recognize Pride Month. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Facilities in Rochester, Arizona and Florida will be lighted in rainbow hues June 28 in recognition of Pride Month, which is celebrated each June. _________________________________ Mayo Clinic will light the Plummer Building in Rochester, Mayo Clinic Hospital in Arizona, and the sign at the main entrance to Mayo Clinic in Florida in rainbow hues on June 28. The display is in recognition of Pride Month celebrated around the U.S. in June to support and raise…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-04). Know your HIV status: Get tested. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org June 27 is National HIV Testing Day, a reminder to get tested and know your HIV status. Many people who have HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, aren't aware they have it. Early diagnosis allows for early treatment options that may delay the progression to AIDS. The Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-04). Science Saturday: New technique to study 'microcancers' and screen cancer-fighting drugs. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org A team from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign's Grainger College of Engineering and Mayo Clinic have developed a new technique for creating "microcancer" cell cultures. It allows researchers to form hundreds of microcancers in a high-throughput format using a small, microfabricated chip, enabling direct measurement of cell health or response to drugs. It also allows …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-04). Are sunglasses necessary? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Children spend a lot of time outside enjoying going to the pool, taking part in sports or just outdoor playtime. Likely, they are outside with sunscreen to protect their skin. But a question that sparks a lot of interest from parent centers around eye protection and sunglasses. Mayo Clinic Health System providers say children receive …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-04). With photon-counting-detector CT, Mayo Clinic at forefront of CT imaging technology. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — Performing the first cardiac scan on their new photon-counting-detector CT scanner was a once-in-a-career moment for Joel (J.G.) Fletcher, M.D., and Cynthia McCollough, Ph.D. The medical and scientific directors, respectively, of the CT Clinical Innovation Center describe the arrival of this latest research CT system as a major milestone in CT imaging, one where Mayo Clinic is again at the forefront. The inherent spectral capabilities of the research scanner allow clear visualization…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-04). Mayo Clinic Minute: Should you open your eyes underwater? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org For many people, the hot summer days are often spent swimming at the pool. But even though the water is usually clear with chlorine, it doesn't mean you should be looking underwater. As reporter Jason Howland explains in this Mayo Clinic Minute, it could cause temporary damage to your eyes. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/JDEtRmoq3dg Journalists: Broadcast-quality video (0: 59) is in the downloads at the end of this post. Please courtesy: "Mayo Clinic News…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-04). Mayo Clinic Minute: Fireworks and grilling safety reminders. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Fireworks, grilling and campfires are part of the summer experience. This holiday weekend, make sure you keep safety top of mind. Dr. Michael Boniface, a Mayo Clinic emergency medicine physician, explains that burn injuries from these activities go up in the summer, and these injuries often can be prevented. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/iv3wlwXYAyw Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (1: 00) is in the downloads at the end of…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-04). Overuse of levothyroxine in the United States. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org One of the most common prescription drugs in America — levothyroxine — is used by people with underactive thyroid glands, also known as hypothyroidism. However, a new study by Mayo Clinic researchers says the majority of people were initiated on levothyroxine for mild subclinical hypothyroidism or for no apparent thyroid dysfunction. These results, published in JAMA Internal Medicine, suggest significant overuse of levothyroxine. Mayo researchers and colleagues examined retrospective, deidentified case data using the OptumLabs Data…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-04). Consumer Health: The importance of sunscreen, sunglasses and protective clothing for adults and children. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org July is UV Safety Month, which makes this a good time to learn more about protecting yourself and your family from the harmful effects of ultraviolet, or UV, radiation from sunlight. Exposure to UV radiation from the sun damages your skin, and increases your risk of developing skin cancer, wrinkles and age spots. Children are especially vulnerable because they tend to spend more time outdoors and can burn easily. Here are four ways you can…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-04). Mayo Clinic first to use next generation 4D ICE imaging to help patients with structural heart disease. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Mayo Clinic recently became the first to use a next-generation 4D intracardiac echo (ICE) device in patients to guide heart procedures such as left atrial appendage closure, mitral valve repair and treatment of tricuspid valve regurgitation. The technology can also help physicians perform procedures without putting patients under general anesthesia. An echocardiogram is a noninvasive test that uses sound waves to produce detailed images of the heart's size, structure and function, as well as detailed images of…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-04). Newly discovered genetic variants in a single gene cause neurodevelopmental disorder. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic researchers have discovered that genetic variants in a neuro-associated gene called SPTBN1 are responsible for causing a neurodevelopmental disorder. The study, published in Nature Genetics, is a first step in finding a potential therapeutic strategy for this disorder, and it increases the number of genes known to be associated with conditions that affect how the brain functions. "The gene can now be included in genetic testing for people suspected of…

Gavin Lewis (2021-07-04). The G7 and the Orwellian Twin Tropes Propagandising US Global Domination. dissidentvoice.org During the recent G7 summit the corporate media went into pro-US propaganda overdrive. The BBC's Global News channel — or UK global propaganda outlet — has spent the years since the Iraq War spinning the US Military's assault on the Black and Brown homelands of the world as 'America spreading democracy'. Media Lens has responded …

Staff (2021-07-04). Venezuela's Arreaza Rejects Right Wing Attacks Against Cuba's Abdala Vaccine. orinocotribune.com Venezuelan Foreign Affairs Minister Jorge Arreaza rejected the criticisms and attacks by sectors of the Venezuelan extreme right against Cuban medical collaboration with the people of Venezuela, once again exposing their lack of credibility and connection with reality. | Arreaza listed the attacks in a Twitter post, where he also criticized the Venezuelan opposition groups questioning the recent agreement between Venezuela and Cuba for the supply of the Cuban COVID-19 vaccine Abdala. "The Venezuelan right wing is obsessed with Cuba: they are not doctors, they are sorcerers (2003) [refering to the year Misión Barr…

Editor2 (2021-07-04). No one is Laughing at Biden's Joke About US Interference in Elections. orinocotribune.com By Scott Scheffer — Jun 26, 2021 | At a June 16 news conference after meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Joe Biden was asked about the phony accusations of Russian interference in U.S. elections. Incredibly, he responded by saying: "How would it be if the United States were viewed by the rest of the world as interfering with the elections directly of other countries, and everybody knew it?" | The fact is that hundreds of thousands of people around the world have been victims of violence, been imprisoned and/or lost family members because of U.S. interventions in their elections. | The United Stat…

Rick Rozoff (2021-07-04). Pakistani navy participates in U.S.-NATO Black Sea war games. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Pakistani navy participates in U.S.-NATO Black Sea war games Pakistan's Dawn newspaper reported a few days ago that the Pakistani navy is participating in this year's iteration of the annual Sea Breeze military exercise in the Black Sea. Pakistan is one of 32 nations involved in the war games co-hosted by the U.S. and Ukraine. …

2021-07-05 01:46 | 21:46 EST | 124 | 0 | 3 | 130 | 0