Daily Archives: October 1, 2021

2021-10-01: News Headlines

Jeremy Kuzmarov (2021-10-01). A Company Family: The Untold History of Obama and the CIA. covertactionmagazine.com Despite his liberal pretensions, Obama's foreign policy was dreamed up at Langley—which should not have been surprising given his background …

WSWS (2021-10-01). House Committee issues subpoenas for organizers of rallies leading up to January 6 attack. wsws.org The 11 new subpoenas target founder and chair of Women for America First Amy Kremer as well as Katrina Pierson, spokesperson for the Trump 2016 presidential campaign.

Juan Cole (2021-10-01). Dozens of masked Israeli Black Shirts attack homes in small Palestinian Town, Injure Residents, including a Toddler. juancole.com Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) — The Palestinian newspaper Quds gives the details of an attack this week by Israeli squatter-settlers on native Palestinians of the small town of Mafriqa in the vicinity of al-Khalil (which the Israelis call Hebron). Palestinian rights organizations said that on Tuesday, 60 armed squatters with clubs and handguns and stones …

ecns.cn (2021-10-01). Biden signs last-minute stopgap funding bill, averting government shutdown. ecns.cn The Congressional approval of the bill came after days of partisan fights over a debt limit provision, as Democrats had intended to incorporate a suspension of the debt limit into the short-term government spending bill, a move opposed by Republicans.

Gavin Lewis (2021-10-01). Israel's post-Gaza bombing assault on Black history and identities. mronline.org To continue the marginalization of Black and, more recently, Muslim groups, you do not have to suddenly turn society upside down or challenge the dominant religious white or secular culture, or even, as in Nazi Germany, change citizenship and property ownership rules—in contrast to periodic historic assaults on certain white ethno-religious groups, who, by comparison, have sometimes enjoyed bourgeois, socioeconomic class power.

Waging Nonviolence (2021-10-01). Bearing witness in Afghanistan — a conversation with Kathy Kelly on ending war and listening to its victims. juancole.com ( Waging Noviolence ) — This week, Michael Nagler and Stephanie Van Hook talk to Kathy Kelly, life-long nonviolence activist, co-founder of Voices for Creative Nonviolence and co-coordinator of the Ban Killer Drones Campaign. She discusses her extensive experience in and thoughts about Afghanistan. American intervention, she believes, was — and indeed, continues to be …

Ramona Wadi (2021-10-01). UN: Removal of Indigenous Population — 2020 saw the highest number of displaced Palestinians registered in Years. juancole.com ( Middle East Monitor) — Each year, the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) provides proof of the fallacy upon which the two-state compromise in Palestine-Israel is based. Palestine's economy is tied perpetually to donor funding and Israel's existence. "Recovery in 2021 and beyond hinges on actions that will be taken (or not) by …

Workers World Party (2021-10-01). CUBA SÂ: Solidarity against blockades, COVID and empire. workers.org The following excerpted remarks were given during a Philadelphia Workers World webinar promoting the upcoming November Caravan to Cuba sponsored by IFCO/Pastors for Peace. Speakers were Gail Walker, executive directive of IFCO; Dr. Samira Addrey, IFCO's ELAM (Latin America School of Medicine) coordinator; and Vijay Prashad, executive director of Tri-Continental . . . |

Fight Back (2021-10-01). Dozens of activists, Cubans in Miami rally against Cuban blockade. fightbacknews.org Miami, FL – In the morning hours of Sunday, September 26, roughly 60 protesters gathered outside of Miami City Hall as part of a National Day of Action to demand President Biden end the decades-long blockade of Cuba. The national call was put out by the Cuban solidarity organization Puentes de Amor (Bridges of Love) and was attended locally by Cuban Americans, anti-war activists and community members. | Protesters met outside of the city hall building, holding a large banner that read, "Abajo el bloqueo," and chanting, "Puentes de amor" and "Biden, end the embargo!" They also listened to a lineup of speakers out…

ecns.cn (2021-10-01). DPRK test-fires newly-developed anti-aircraft missile. ecns.cn This picture taken on September 30, 2021 and released from DPRK's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on October 1 shows a test-fire of a "newly developed" anti-aircraft missile carried out by the Academy of Defence Science of the DPRK.

Victor Grossman (2021-10-01). A hard loss and a triumph: Berlin Bulletin No. 196, September 30, 2021. mronline.org The most important election result is hardly discussed in the media—and when it is, then with satisfaction or joy. It is, in fact, a truly sad result. The Left (DIE LINKE) missed the red line level of 5%—but was miraculously saved by a special rule; if three or more delegates of a party win out in their own districts—with those first crosses—then their parties and their proportionate lists are saved, just as if they had reached 5%.

Ralph Nader (2021-10-01). How the "Polarized" Political Parties Work Together Against the Public Interest. counterpunch.org "Polarization" is the word most associated with the positions of the Republicans and Democrats in Congress. The mass media and the commentators never tire of this focus, in part because such clashes create the flashes conducive to daily coverage. The quiet harmony between the two parties created by the omnipresent power of Big Business and

Mick Armstrong (2021-10-01). Imperialist Tensions: AUKUS Makes Workers Pay for War with China. globalresearch.ca

F. William Engdahl (2021-10-01). The "Farm to Fork" Green Agenda: How the EU and the Davos WEF Cabal Plan to Control Agriculture. globalresearch.ca

Staff (2021-10-01). Venezuela: Dollar Jumps Almost 20% in 2 Days ahead of Monetary Rebranding. orinocotribune.com In Venezuela, the black-market dollar continues to be used as a weapon of war to affect the economic recovery of the country and, especially, to directly attack pockets of Venezuelans. This was demonstrated by the jump that the gringo currency made with respect to the bolivar on the black market in recent hours. | On the afternoon of Thursday, September 30, the price of the black-market dollar was at Bs. 5,035,381. | Since Wednesday, September 29, the dollar has been increasing without a break. On Wednesday, it closed above 4,500,000 bolívars per dollar. Throughout the day, it increased from the closing price on…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-10-01). Protesters in Sudan Demand Exclusive Civilian Control of Transitional Government. libya360.wordpress.com Peoples Dispatch (Photo: Sudanese Communist Party) Following a failed coup attempt last week, political parties in Sudan have accused the military of trying to take full control of the transitional government formed in 2019. The transitional government is made up of both civilian and military members Denouncing what they called a bid by the military…

Patrick Delaney (2021-10-01). Nearly 50,000 Medicare Patients Died Soon after Getting COVID Shot: Whistleblower. globalresearch.ca

Nora Barrows-Friedman (2021-10-01). Podcast Ep 45: The Palestinian Authority and other collaborators. electronicintifada.net Palestinian intellectual Joseph Massad on how Israel came to co-opt the PLO.

William Walter Kay (2021-10-01). Friday October 1, 2021 — Saskatchewan Workers Submit to Mass Injections. globalresearch.ca

Asad Ismi (2021-10-01). Pedro Castillo and the Failure of Neoliberalism in Peru. globalresearch.ca

Dean Baker (2021-10-01). Was the G.I. Bill of Rights a Safety Net Bill? Talking About the Democrats' Big Bill. cepr.net It is unlikely that many reporters at the time described the GI Bill of Rights as a "safety net" plan. They shouldn't describe the Democrats' package this way either.

Prof. James Dawes (2021-10-01). An Autonomous Robot May Have Already Killed People — Here's How the Weapons Could be More Destabilizing than Nukes. globalresearch.ca

George Wuerthner (2021-10-01). Why Prescribed Burning is Seldom Effective in Reducing Climate-Driven Forest Fires. counterpunch.org It seems everyone is grasping for some "solution" to big fires. And one of the common assertions is that more prescribed burning would reduce fire spread and allow firefighters to knock down a blaze. Increasingly we also hear that tribal people kept fires from becoming large by the frequent burning of the landscape—as if this

Adan Salazar (2021-10-01). What Could It be? UK Newspaper Reports, "Mystery Rise in Heart Attacks from Blocked Arteries" globalresearch.ca

Editor2 (2021-10-01). Venezuela's Efforts to Overcome the Pandemic, Political Crisis, and Sanctions. orinocotribune.com On the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, Peoples Dispatch spoke with Carlos Ron, Venezuela's Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs for North America. | From positive advances in the dialogue process between the constitutional government and the opposition forces, to strengthening regional unity in the CELAC summit, to bringing together 18 countries to stand in defense of the Charter of the United Nations, the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela has seen significant internal and external developments in the last couple of weeks. | On the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly in New…

In Contempt (2021-10-01). In Contempt #9: Running Down the Walls 2021; Eric King Trial, Hunger Strikes in Texas & Oregon. itsgoingdown.org In this month's column, we roundup the recent #ShutEmDown actions, Running Down the Walls events, and offer updates on ongoing hunger strikes, political prisoners like Eric King, resistance at the border as the settler-State brutally cracks down on Haitian migrants, and we also bring you an updated list of political prisoner birthdays and defendants facing…

Ed Rampell (2021-10-01). A Great American Author of Proletarian Literature is Ready for His Close Up. counterpunch.org Algren is a nonfiction biopic about the first author to win the National Book Award for Fiction. At a New York ceremony in 1950 former First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt presented that coveted accolade to Nelson Algren for The Man with the Golden Arm. Previously, Algren — who was born 1909 in Detroit and moved to

Editor (2021-10-01). The Global North isn't ready for climate breakdown. mronline.org European responses to extreme weather demonstrate post-industrial nations have much to learn from people in the Global South, writes Aranyo Aarjan.

WSWS (2021-10-01). Parents and teachers denounce Parents United group for opposing October 1 school strike. wsws.org Lisa Diaz, who made the call for the strike, told the World Socialist Web Site, "We have been writing strongly worded letters and petitions since March 2020. What has changed? Things have gotten worse not better. If now is not the time for action when is?"

Paul Street (2021-10-01). Reflections on Political Violence and Terror. counterpunch.org Political physical violence and the threat and capacity to use such violence, enforce ruling class power and other and related forms of domination and oppression. Ideological indoctrination and informational bias to "manufacture consent" matter a great deal of course, but we should not forget the significant role of force. Manufacturing Consent with Rifles, Tear Gas

WSWS (2021-10-01). SEP electoral members denounce Australia's anti-democratic laws: "We need a political voice for the working class" wsws.org "The numerous inequalities that are currently acceptable must be challenged and overturned. The SEP is the future," said a former Labor Party member.

Editor (2021-10-01). Censorship is ok when transphobes do it. mronline.org An interview in the Guardian (9/7/21) made waves—not because of something it said, but because of something it didn't say.

Anonymous Contributor (2021-10-01). Communities and Collectives of Oaxaca Denounce the State-Organized "Indigenous Encounters Canada-Oaxaca 2021" itsgoingdown.org Communique from communities and collectives of Oaxaca denouncing the state-organized "Indigenous Encounters Canada-Oaxaca 2021," and calling for the construction of affinity and reciprocity between Indigenous peoples of so-called Mexico and Canada through solidarity and resistance To the Media To the General Public To our Brothers and Sisters of Turtle Island Within the context of the…

Vijay Prashad (2021-10-01). If the United Nations Charter was put to a vote today, would it pass?: The Thirty-Ninth Newsletter (2021). mronline.org Each year in September, the heads of governments come to the United Nations Headquarters in New York City to inaugurate a new session of the General Assembly.

Eva Bartlett (2021-10-01). There Are Positive Developments on the Ground in Syria, but for America It's Sanctions and Suffering as Usual. globalresearch.ca

Ramzy Baroud (2021-10-01). Should Hamas, Hezbollah Learn from the Taliban? counterpunch.org An urgent task is awaiting us: considering the progression of events, we must quickly liberate ourselves from the limits and confines placed on the Afghanistan discourse, which have been imposed by US-centered Western propaganda for over 20 years, and counting. A first step is that we must not allow the future political discourse pertaining to

Victor Grossman (2021-10-01). German Elections: a Rough Loss and a Triumph. counterpunch.org Germany's long election campaign, full of ups and downs, marked the end of 16 more or less placid years with Angela Merkel, 67, and her Christian double party, known as the "Union" (its Bavarian component stays somewhat separate). Until now it had joined up with the Social Democrats (SPD) as increasingly uncomfortable junior partners. But

WSWS (2021-10-01). As schools reopen in Massachusetts, 2,500 COVID cases reported among students and staff in one week. wsws.org The week of September 16-22 saw COVID-19 infections rise to 2,236 cases in students and 318 among staff, figures representing only those voluntarily reported to the state Department of Education.

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-01). NATO's Black Sea Enhanced Partners at daggers drawn: Ukraine summons Georgian ambassador. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Georgian Ambassador to Ukraine summoned to Ukrainian Foreign Ministry in connection with Mikheil Saakashvili's arrest Georgia's ambassador to Ukraine has been summoned to the country's Foreign Ministry in connection with the arrest of Georgia's third president, Ukrainian citizen Mikheil Saakashvili. According to Ukrainian media, this was stated by the spokesman of the Ministry of Foreign …

WSWS (2021-10-01). Stillwater—A film about American stereotypes. wsws.org Stillwater, which premiered at the Cannes film festival in July, is a subtle although limited critique of the attempt in the current political climate to pigeon-hole people according to stereotypes.

WSWS (2021-10-01). As John Deere-UAW contract expires, Deere workers resolved to fight. wsws.org The UAW has kept workers in the dark over the content of its discussions with Deere and whether there will be a strike up until the last moment.

Editor (2021-10-01). The Struggle for Development. mronline.org Collective struggles by labouring class communities—in and beyond the workplace—have the capacity to generate real human developmental gains for these communities. Consequently, these struggles and the labouring classes that pursue them, should be considered as developmental.

Pepe Escobar (2021-10-01). The Pashtun Will Outlast All Empires, but Can They Hold Afghanistan's Center? globalresearch.ca

Ron Jacobs (2021-10-01). Karachi: Dystopian Modernity? counterpunch.org It's a child's memory. After a three day journey, our family had arrived in Karachi, Pakistan the day before. The final leg of our journey lay before us. As we were driven to the airport I looked out the window at a landscape unfamiliar to my consciousness. Camel caravans, water buffalo, men wearing traditional chameez

ecns.cn (2021-10-01). AUKUS likely to harm regional stability, raise tensions, say analysts. ecns.cn

WSWS (2021-10-01). SEP (Australia) Health Workers Forum: Eradicate COVID 19, health and lives before profit! wsws.org The Socialist Equality Party is holding an online public forum on 2 October at 12 p.m. (AEST) to discuss the measures necessary to eradicate the coronavirus, end the pandemic and save lives.

Philip Giraldi (2021-10-01). General Mark Milley Strikes Out Demonstrating What Is Wrong with the American Military. globalresearch.ca

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-01). Turkey invokes NATO alliance against France, Greece. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Turkey says Greek-French defense pact harms NATO alliance The Turkish Foreign Ministry said on Oct. 1 that a recent defense deal between Greece and France threatens to harm the NATO alliance. "It is a vain hope that Greece can make us accept these claims, which are also questioned by the international community, by forming bilateral …

G. Dunkel (2021-10-01). Greek delivery workers just got a big win — and they want more. workers.org From the militants of PAME (the All Workers Militant Front of Greece) to financial analysts following the fast food industry worldwide, all agreed: the delivery workers at eFood platform won big. The platform eFood is owned by a German international firm and has 90,000 clients in all major Greek cities, . . . |

WSWS (2021-10-01). The October 1 parents' strike: An important step forward in the international working-class struggle against the pandemic. wsws.org The call from UK parent Lisa Diaz for a nationwide school strike in the UK has won a significant response from workers and parents throughout the world.

Jeff Cohen (2021-10-01). Corporate Media Myths About the Chaos on Capitol Hill. counterpunch.org If you get your news about politics from corporate media, you're getting myths from journalists and pundits instead of clarity. At Thursday's boisterous news conference with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, a reporter used the phrase "the two biggest spending bills of this Congress" to describe the Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill (BIF) and the Democrat-only Build Back

Dongsheng News (2021-10-01). News on China | No. 70. dissidentvoice.org Meng Wanzhou is released and returns to China. Corporate corruption is punished. Power supply prioritized for the basic needs of people. A new hybrid species of giant rice is featured.

Maxximilian Seijo (2021-10-01). Abstractions also Liberate with Anna Kornbluh. mronline.org Anna Kornbluh joins Money on the Left to discuss the politics of form and literary realism as theorized in her provocative book, The Order of Forms: Realism, Formalism, and Social Space (University of Chicago Press, 2019). In The Order of Forms, Kornbluh lays bare the problematic "anarcho-vitalist" underpinnings of neoliberal discourse which, she argues, also inform much critical theory and left critique.

Ed Rampell (2021-10-01). Imperialist Imbecility: The Man Who Shot Salvador Allende? counterpunch.org This is the world premiere of Our Man in Santiago — well, almost. According to director Charlie Mount, there were actually two performances of Santiago in March 2020, when the you-know-what shut Theatre West (along with just about everything else) down. Playwright Mark Wilding's wild take on the 1973 coup in Chile finally debuted Sept.

Stanley L. Cohen (2021-10-01). Israel Has Not Earned an African Welcome. counterpunch.org "I want people to remember me as someone whose life has been helpful to humanity." Though he tenaciously believed in African unity, the African liberation struggle and its social and economic freedom, with these words legendary Pan-Africanist, Thomas Sankara spoke of a world community, one that transcended the narrow confines of birth and gender, of

Staff (2021-10-01). El Aissami: Venezuela Won't Allow Robbery of CITGO & Monómeros. orinocotribune.com Venezuela's Minister for Oil, Tareck El Aissami, announced that Venezuela will not allow the planned theft of CITGO and Monómeros. The country will appeal to all the necessary authorities to recover and restore its rights to the assets of the Venezuelan people. | "We are advancing with the truth, and with vigor, to rescue our assets," he said. "Very soon we will see results, in favor of justice. We are invoking international law to halt this arbitrariness." | He criticized the intention of the Justice First [Primero Justicia] political party which, he explained, intends to "wash its hands and distance itself from…

WSWS (2021-10-01). French parents support October 1 school strike call in the UK. wsws.org Workers and parents in France have issued statements expressing their support for the October 1 school strike called for by Lisa Diaz, a mother of two children in the UK.

Ana Perdigón (2021-10-01). Spanish Right-Wing Politician Criticizes Pope Francis, Meets with Guaidó's 'Ambassador'. orinocotribune.com A new controversy was created by the extreme-right president of the Community of Madrid, Isabel Díaz Ayuso, after she questioned the apologies offered by Pope Francis to Mexico. Díaz Ayuso was criticized for claiming that Spain "brought civilization to America." Critics recalled that the Spanish conquistadors actually brought disease, slavery, and death. | Since 2019, Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador has urged both the Church and the Spanish monarchy to apologize for the grievances committed during the colonial era. This follows in the steps of late Venezuelan leader Hugo Chávez, who was the first So…

WSWS (2021-10-01). More COVID-19 deaths reported at Lennox Industries plant in Stuttgart, Arkansas. wsws.org Since the WSWS reported the deadly COVID-19 outbreak at the factory, workers report that at least another two workers have died.

Chiron Return (2021-10-01). Timeline and Early Chronology of Covid-19 "Pandemic", PCR Assay and Sequencing. globalresearch.ca

WSWS (2021-10-01). Join the global online picket line against COVID-19! wsws.org Today—October 1, 2021—parents, teachers and workers around the world are supporting the call from UK parent Lisa Diaz for a one day school strike to fight against the deadly reopening of schools as the COVID-19 pandemic rages.

WSWS (2021-10-01). China's Evergrande crisis has far-reaching implications. wsws.org The problems confronting Evergrande, which has failed to meet interest payments on dollar-denominated loans, extend throughout the property sector and into the wider economy.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-10-01). The Imprint of an Insurrectional Past: A Conversation with Iraida Vargas and Mario Sanoja. libya360.wordpress.com Cira Pascual Marquina Mario Sanoja and Iraida Vargas (Escuela Venezolana de Planificación) Two eminent anthropologists talk about Venezuela's history and its relation to the present. Iraida Vargas and Mario Sanoja are not detached social scientists, indifferent to what they investigate. Instead, their work in anthropology and archeology is overtly engaged, seeking to link Venezuela's history…

Staff (2021-10-01). Cape Verde Continues Violating Ambassador Alex Saab's Human Rights. orinocotribune.com At the request of the United States, Alex Saab, the Venezuelan diplomat, has been illegally detained in Cape Verde since June last year. The Venezuelan official's legal team denounced that he "is still being held under an oppressive regime of house arrest, without the medical attention he urgently needs." | According to a press release from Alex Saab's defense team, Cape Verde continues to violate the court order to transfer the diplomat, kidnapped on the island of Sal since June 2020, for health reasons. | The Barlovento Court, on the northern island of San Vicente, granted permission on August 31. In a statemen…

Kim Nicolini (2021-10-01). Bad Guys: A Mini-Memoir in Serial. counterpunch.org El Dorado Part 1: Gish Bait & Glass Eyes San Francisco, let me beat my feet Up and down Market Street I'm gonna climb Nob Hill, just to watch it get dark From the top of the mark ‚àí Judy Garland, "San Francisco" I woke wincing, my body naked and tangled in a sea of

Asa Winstanley (2021-10-01). Professor David Miller fired after Israel lobby smear campaign. electronicintifada.net Bristol University "has embarrassed itself," says leading lobby critic.

Robert Koehler (2021-10-01). Separating the Cross and the Sword. counterpunch.org What is a gaffe but an inadvertent uttering of an awkward truth? For instance: "This crusade, this war on terrorism, is going to take a while." The "gaffe" part of George W. Bush's post-9/11 announcement that the War on Terror had begun was, of course, his calling it a crusade. Doing so, as the Wall Street

WSWS (2021-10-01). Parents United group attacks October 1 school strike. wsws.org The words "COVID", "Long COVID", "infections", "hospitalisations" and "deaths" do not feature once in the Parent's United statement, despite tens of thousands of children catching COVID-19 every week, scores being hospitalised with the virus every day and close to 90 dead.

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-01). NATO preparing for robotic warfare. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Robotic Experimentation Prototyping — Maritime Unmanned Systems Exercise The Robotic Experimentation Prototyping augmented by Maritime Unmanned Systems exercise took place on the Portuguese southwest coast, near the Setubal peninsula, from September 13th to 24th, 2021. The 2021 edition took place in the Portuguese Exercise Areas and at the Portuguese Navy's Operational Experimentation Centre. Organised by …

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-01). Saakashvili returns to Georgia: circles within circles of coups, corruption, crime and armed conflict. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com ==== PM Says Saakashvili Arrested NATO's Black Sea Enhanced Partners at daggers drawn: Ukraine summons Georgian ambassador ==== Saakashvili returns to Georgia: circles within circles of coups, corruption, crime and armed conflict President Warns Against Unrest Amid Reports of Saakashvili's Arrival President Salome Zurabishvili warned today against unrest as reports of the arrival of Ex-President Mikheil …

W. T. Whitney (2021-10-01). Former Cuban Intelligence Chief Sees Cuban Revolution in Danger, Calls for Action. counterpunch.org Fabian Escalante, a founder of Cuba's state security services, served as head of Cuba's Department of State Security in 1976 -1996 and vice-minister of the Interior Ministry. After 1993, he headed the Cuban Security Studies Center. In short, his views on threats posed by U.S. government agencies and on protecting Cuba's Revolution carry weight Writing

Staff (2021-10-01). Video: Samidoun on normalization campaigns and Palestinian and Arab resistance. samidoun.net Charlotte Kates, international coordinator of Samidoun Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network, appeared on Press TV's "Spotlight" program on 30 September 2021 to discuss the official Bahraini U.S.-backed normalization deal with the Israeli regime. She joined Palestinian commentator and analyst Lamis Andoni on the program. Watch the video: Both guests discussed the role of U.S. imperialism […] | The article

Khuloud Rabah Sulaiman (2021-10-01). Israel wrecks wedding dreams. electronicintifada.net Woman killed during May attack just days before her planned wedding.

Workers World Party (2021-10-01). Alto al terror racista contra los refugiados haitianos! °Alto a las deportaciones! workers.org °Reparaciones para el pueblo haitiano! Workers World Party/Partido Mundo Obrero, saluda la valentía inspiradora del pueblo haitiano — en Del Río, Texas, y en Haití, ahora y durante más de dos siglos. La brutalidad racista de los Estados Unidos está en exhibición en todo el mundo, con imágenes de sus . . . |

Graham Peebles (2021-10-01). Media Attacked, Journalists Murdered: Democracy Eroded. counterpunch.org The media occupies a crucial space within all societies. It always has, but in an uncertain age, dominated by social media with its proliferation of opinions and "facts", and the trend towards increasingly polarized, controlling governments, it is more important than ever. In order to serve the interests and needs of the people, media organizations

WSWS (2021-10-01). The defense of abortion rights requires a struggle against capitalism. wsws.org The working class cannot rely on the capitalist Democratic Party to defend its democratic rights.

Daniel Warner (2021-10-01). Tone Deaf: Obama, Biden, AOC and the Swiss Purchase of F-35s. counterpunch.org The dictionary defines tone deaf as "having or showing an obtuse insensitivity or lack of perception particularly in matters of public sentiment, opinion, or taste." Four recent examples fit the definition perfectly: Obama's 60th birthday party; President Biden's jilting the French with a surprise submarine deal with Britain and Australia; AOC's attending the posh Met

Dr. Kevin Corbett (2021-10-01). If There's No Proof the Virus Exists, End All Lockdowns, Masks, Trax and Vax Actions. globalresearch.ca

Ajamu Baraka (2021-10-01). U.S. Congressional Support for More War spending and AUKUS Anti-China Pact Exposes Cynicism of Biden's UN Speech Calling for More Diplomacy. dissidentvoice.org In the same week that Biden delivered a speech at the United Nations where he argued that force had to be "our tool of last resort, not our first," and that "many of our greatest concerns cannot be solved or even addressed by the force of arms," the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), that represented …

Gwen D'Arcangelis (2021-10-01). Wuhan Red Herring? While COVID-19 Origins Remain Obscure, for Decades the West Has Been Creating Deadly Viruses for BioWarfare. globalresearch.ca

Kerron àì Luain (2021-10-01). "Compulsory Irish": the Place of the Irish Language in Ireland's Post-Colonial Education System. counterpunch.org Seanscéal agus meirg air, meaning "stale news", or, more literally, "an old story with rust on it". This figure of speech aptly describes the annual spilling of ink over the status of the Irish language in the education system of Ireland's Twenty-Six Counties. The "debate" often occurs during the summer months. In June, tens of

Staff (2021-10-01). Antonio Ledezma Berates EU for Planned Electoral Observation Mission: 'Are You Going to Validate Fraud?'. orinocotribune.com After learning that the European Union will send an Electoral Observation Mission (EOM) to the regional and municipal elections scheduled for November 21, the far-right Venezuelan politician Antonio Ledezma laced into the EU's diplomatic chief, Josep Borrell, whom he rebuked for planning to "validate a fraud." | "What are scheduled for November 21 are fraudulent elections," said Ledezma. "What is this EU mission about? To see if 'El Diablo' (the Devil) is going to participate in a first communion? Because in Venezuela we are victims of a diabolical regime." Ledezma made the comments at a meeting of the People's P…

Ivan Daraktchiev (2021-10-01). The History of World War II: The War Started in October 1938. globalresearch.ca World War II started in October of 1938 by Germany, with the support of Poland and Hungary invading, & eventually annihilating the sovereign republic of Czechoslovakia! The Munich Agreement signed by Chamberlain, Daladier, Mussolini & Hitler, called for the break up Czechoslovakia of which Sudetenland was to be annexed by Germany…

Tahia Islam (2021-10-01). Material Liberation: A People's Fashion Show. peoplesforum.org With vendors, a fashion display, and music, this event provides a space for fashion and aesthetics to pull us deeper into struggle, as opposed to events like NY Fashion Week and the Met Gala that use fashion to escape and to separate.

Binoy Kampmark (2021-10-01). Murderous Fantasies: the US Intelligence Effort Against Assange. counterpunch.org If there was any reason to halt a farcical train of legal proceedings, then the case against Julian Assange would have to be the standard bearing example. Since last year, the efforts by the US government to pursue his extradition to the vicious purgatory of American justice has seen more than a fair share of

Eoin Higgins (2021-10-01). "Trust No One": Anti-Vax Meeting Devolves Into Paranoia. counterpunch.org The public call included warnings that the Chinese Communist Party controls Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker and suspicion that others in the meeting were infiltrators A meeting hosted by anti-vax group Stand Up Massachusetts on September 13 included exactly the kind of paranoid, delusional ramblings you'd expect to hear from conspiracy theorists—including thinly veiled accusations that

Serge Halimi (2021-10-01). The Unrepentant US Empire. counterpunch.org The US is never humble for long: a month after its rout in Afghanistan, the imperial order has been restored. Hence Washington's recent snub to Paris. Not even a month. No sooner had the Taliban taken control of Kabul airport than the neocons re-emerged from the shadows. Now that the West has 'lost' Afghanistan, they

WSWS (2021-10-01). Victoria's COVID surge a warning of what is to come as Australian governments "reopen" the economy. wsws.org The state Labor government blamed the population for the 50 percent spike in infections, alleging widespread breaches without providing any evidence.

Vijay Prashad (2021-10-01). If the United Nations Charter Was Put To a Vote Today, Would It Pass? dissidentvoice.org Rafael TufinÃÉo Figueroa (Puerto Rico), La plena, 1952-54. Each year in September, the heads of governments come to the United Nations Headquarters in New York City to inaugurate a new session of the General Assembly. The area surrounding the headquarters becomes colourful, delegates from each of the 193 member states milling about the UN building …

Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting (2021-10-01). Alec Karakatsanis on 'Crime Surge' Copaganda, Jane Manning on Gender-Based Crime. fair.org New York Times ( This week on CounterSpin: "Crime wave" politics are a time-honored response to political movements that take on racist policing in this country, dating back at least to Barry Goldwater, as organizer Josmar Trujillo was

WSWS (2021-10-01). Workers Struggles: Europe, Middle East & Africa. wsws.org Danish nurses defy unions and fines to continue one-hour wildcat stoppages over pay and understaffing; UK Rail strikes continue Sunday stoppages at ScotRail and East Midlands over pay and safety; strike by Nigerian doctors over pay arrears continues into second month despite union saying it is willing to suspend the action…

Martha Rosenberg (2021-10-01). Baby Food Alert: Interview With Asian-Based Food Processing Consultant. counterpunch.org Last year, China's State Administration for Market Regulation found almost 6,000 food items contaminated with microbes, excessive food additives and agricultural/veterinary drugs —— and memories of melamine in milk and U.S. pet food heighten concerns. As a food processing consultant, Frank A. worked with over 60 food manufacturing, processing and packaging companies in Australia, China,

Staff (2021-10-01). 'Serious issues with self-awareness': China urges US to find 'courage' to address own mistakes after bilateral military talks. rt.com Beijing has called on its counterparts in Washington to find the "courage" and "self-awareness" to amend a series of aggressive and provocative policies toward China, following a second round of high-level joint military talks. | Beijing welcomes dialogue with the United States, but insists Washington must take steps to end the "continuous provocations and suppression of China," Defense Ministry spokesman Wu Qian

sputniknews (2021-10-01). Declassified State Department-Initiated Report Reveals Cause of Mysterious 'Havana Syndrome'. sputniknews.com The incidents pertaining to the so-called "Havana Syndrome" first came to light in 2017, when media reports claimed that in late 2016 US diplomats based in the Cuban capital began hearing odd sounds that impacted their hearing and cognitive abilities.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-01). Consumer Health: What do you know about rheumatic diseases? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org September is Rheumatic Disease Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn about four common rheumatic diseases: ankylosing spondylitis, gout, juvenile idiopathic arthritis and lupus. Ankylosing spondylitis Ankylosing spondylitis is an inflammatory disease that can cause some of the small bones in your spine to fuse. This fusing makes the spine less flexible and can result in a hunched-forward posture. If ribs are affected, it can be difficult to breathe deeply. Ankylosing spondylitis…

Binoy Kampmark (2021-10-01). Murderous fantasies: The US intelligence effort against Julian Assange. greenleft.org.au If there was any reason to halt a farcical train of legal proceedings, the case against Julian Assange would have to be the standard bearing example, argues Binoy Kampmark.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-01). Science Saturday: A fountain of youth for aging muscles. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Regenerative medicine could hold the keys to rejuvenating older muscles, and research supporting that will be featured at the Mayo Clinic Symposium on Regenerative Medicine and Surgery. Preclinical research by Helen Blau, Ph.D., Stanford University School of Medicine, discovered a protein that triggers muscle loss and a way to block it to restore youthful muscle strength. Dr. Blau, director of the Baxter Laboratory for Stem Cell Biology at Stanford University School of Medicine, will present her research in a virtual…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-01). Mayo Clinic Minute: Are plant-based burgers better for you? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Plant-based burgers have soared in popularity over the past couple of years. Are these meat alternatives healthier for you than the real thing? Introducing more plant-based foods in your diet is a good thing, says Katherine Zeratsky, a Mayo Clinic registered dietitian nutritionist, but pay attention to the ingredients. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute. youtu.be/9cBAjhTIg-g Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (0: 58) is in the downloads at the end of…

Stephanie Midler (2021-10-01). Friday 10/1: Uhuru Furniture Warehouse Sale. indybay.org Akwaaba Hall, 7911 MacArthur Blvd, Oakland, CA…

Shana McDavis-Conway (2021-10-01). Laughing at Mass Death Brings Us Closer to Fascism. zcomm.org We have witnessed the evolution of a social and moral binary in the United States: vaccinated and unvaccinated…

Concord Reporting In (2021-10-01). Groups Fighting Concord Corruption and the Seeno Deal. indybay.org Groups are fighting back against Seeno (Discovery Homes), and the corruption in city council that resulted in them being chosen as the potential developer for the Concord Naval Weapons Station redevelopment project. The Seeno family has a criminal history, as does the company that carries their name, which 3 council members (including the current mayor of Concord) are overlooking as to further their political careers.

Jubilee USA Network (2021-10-01). Wealthy Countries Must Share Pandemic Relief Aid, Organizations Say. indybay.org In a letter to finance ministers, 250 organizations call on wealthy countries to donate IMF emergency currency they don't need to poor countries. In August, the IMF created $650 billion in Special Drawing Rights (SDRs) to support global coronavirus response. More than $400 billion went to wealthy countries and $230 billion went to developing countries.

Martha Rosenberg (2021-10-01). Questions About US "Pharmaceutical" Plant Research. zcomm.org Gene flow from GMO crops to non-altered/non-GMO crops along with broad-spectrum herbicides can "increase the risk of herbicide resistant weed populations"

Demand Justice (2021-10-01). Tuesday 10/26: #ExpandTheCourt: Volunteers Needed for Lobby Day in Washington D.C. indybay.org Washington D.C. – Selected volunteers will receive flights and lodging PAID FOR by Demand Justice…

City of Santa Cruz (2021-10-01). Wednesday 10/6: Rail Trail Segments 8 and 9 EIR Scoping Meeting and Opportunity for Input. indybay.org Webinar Link: rrmdesign.zoom.us/j/87554617851 | Webinar ID: 875 5461 7851 | Call-in options via telephone: +1 669 900 6833 or +1 408 638 0968…

Anonymous103 (2021-10-01). Minsk Shooter: New Hero For Belarusian Opposition. southfront.org Click to see full-size imageDEAR FRIENDS. IF YOU LIKE THIS TYPE OF CONTENT, SUPPORT SOUTHFRONT WORK : | BITCOIN: bc1qv7k70u2zynvem59u88ctdlaw7hc735d8xep9rq : | BITCOIN CASH: qzjv8hrdvz6edu4gkzpnd4w6jc7zf296g5e9kkq4lx: | PAYPAL, WESTERN UNION etc: write to , : | After the turbulent elections in Belarus, it seemed that the situation in the country was gradually stabilizing. Opposition leaders fled the country, the new old power embarked on the path of war against instigators…

Staff (2021-10-01). Don't Pursue War, Pursue War Crimes: Michael Ratner's Decades-Long Battle to Close Guantánamo. democracynow.org We look at the life and legacy of the late Michael Ratner, the trailblazing human rights lawyer and former president of the Center for Constitutional Rights, with three people who knew him well: Baher Azmy, legal director of the Center for Constitutional Rights; Vince Warren, the organization's executive director; and Lizzy Ratner, Ratner's niece and a senior editor at The Nation magazine. Michael Ratner spent decades opposing government abuse and fought to close the U.S. base at Guantánamo Bay, first in the 1990s when it was used to hold thousands of Haitian asylum seeke…

KQED Live (2021-10-01). Friday 10/1: Shirley Weber & Jerry Brown on Securing the Vote. indybay.org The Commons, KQED Headquarters | 2601 Mariposa Street | San Francisco, CA 94110…

Anonymous669 (2021-10-01). Explosions, Clashes Reported At Provincial Capital Of Afghanistan's Parwan (Videos, Photos). southfront.org File image. | On October 1, explosions and clashes were reported at Charikar city, the provincial capital of the eastern Afghan province of Parwan. | The first explosion was the result of an attack with an improvised explosive device that targeted a vehicle of the Taliban in the PD2 district of Charikar. Two fighters of the Afghan group were wounded in the attack. | Sources close to the Taliban said that the group arrested two alleged members of ISIS-Khorasan Province (ISIS-K) after the attack. The terrorists prov…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-01). Flu vaccine appointments across Southeast Minnesota. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org OWATONNA, Minn. — Mayo Clinic Health System will offer flu vaccination appointments to patients 6 months and older across Southeast Minnesota, starting Oct. 18. Patients can self-schedule a flu vaccination appointment through Patient Online Services or the Mayo Clinic App. Patients will be able to schedule an appointment by phone, beginning Oct. 4. Self-scheduling flu vaccine appointments is recommended, as this prevents wait times on the phone and preserves resources for COVID-19 care. Now more…

imperial.ac.uk (2021-10-01). Time crystals and drug delivery: News from the College. imperial.ac.uk Here's a batch of fresh news and announcements from across Imperial.

Heather Barr (2021-10-01). For Afghan Women, the Frightening Return of 'Vice and Virtue'. zcomm.org The Taliban are going back on their promise to respect women's rights. What can the international community do?>

Jeffrey St. Clair (2021-10-01). Roaming Charges: The Dirtiest Word of All. counterpunch.org There are, of course, quieter ways to kill than in a gun battle on the streets of London and Biden, no less eager to claim Julian Assange's head than Trump, seems to have settled on a more insidious method: allowing Assange to waste away in the dark chambers of a prison, whether in Belmarsh, where he is now confined, or, if extradited, in some even more austere Supermax in the American outback.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-01). Mayo Clinic Healthcare and Bupa UK Insurance announce new agreement. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Mayo Clinic Healthcare, the London facility of acclaimed healthcare provider Mayo Clinic, and Bupa, the UK's leading health insurer, have announced a new two-year agreement to deliver care to Bupa's customers. Mayo Clinic Healthcare, 15 Portland Place, London The agreement enables Bupa's UK health insurance customers to access care at Mayo Clinic Healthcare, including consultations, diagnostics, endoscopy, MRI and CT services at the clinic in Portland Place, London. Mayo Clinic Healthcare also provides a secondary…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-01). Heart rhythm disorders: Mayo Clinic Healthcare expert shares 5 things it's important to know. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org World Heart Day is Sept. 29 LONDON — Heart rhythm disorders are one of the most common cardiac problems. Arrhythmias cause the heart to beat too fast, too slow, or irregularly. People can be born with them or develop them during their lives. Elijah Behr, M.D., a cardiologist at Mayo Clinic Healthcare in London, shares five developments in the prevention, detection and treatment of arrhythmias. What cardiologists now know about arrhythmias and COVID-19: "We know…

imperial.ac.uk (2021-10-01). Reducing air pollution: how can changing behaviours help?>. imperial.ac.uk Changing people's behaviours is key to improving urban air quality, but it should be done in a way that involves the community, say researchers.

Eve Ottenberg (2021-10-01). Empire's Sometime Handmaidens: Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International. counterpunch.org Chevron's malfeasance in Lago Agrio, Ecuador upended people's lives. Pristine wilderness polluted with hundreds of oil pits. A plague of cancer on Indigenous children. Rivers filled with toxic chemicals. An international uproar and court case, in which Chevron set new records for playing dirty. And where, you may ask is Human Rights Watch on this

Anonymous765 (2021-10-01). U.S. & U.K.'s Race To Deploy Modular Integrated Protection System For Vehicle Fleets. southfront.org | DEAR FRIENDS. IF YOU LIKE THIS TYPE OF CONTENT, SUPPORT SOUTHFRONT WORK : | BITCOIN: bc1qv7k70u2zynvem59u88ctdlaw7hc735d8xep9rq : | BITCOIN CAS…

Joe Emersberger (2021-10-01). The Media Myth of 'Once Prosperous' and Democratic Venezuela Before Chávez. orinocotribune.com By Joe Emersberger & Justin Podur — Sep 28, 2021 | Joe Emersberger and Justin Podur look at some of the mainstream mistruths about Venezuela. | The following piece is adapted from the authors' new book, Extraordinary Threat: The US Empire, the Media and 20 Years of Coup Attempts in Venezuela, published by In his State of the Union We stand with the Venezu…

sputniknews (2021-10-01). Alleged US Plot to Kill Assange: Activists Ask PM Morrison If They Were on 'Speculative Kill Lists'. sputniknews.com On Sunday, Yahoo News claimed that Trump administration and CIA officials plotted to kidnap or assassinate Julian Assange while he was hiding in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London in 2017.

ecns.cn (2021-10-01). Chili peppers dried in China's Xinjiang. ecns.cn Undated photo shows chili peppers are aired on fields in Bohu County in Mongolian Autonomous Prefecture of Bayingolin, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.

MEE staff (2021-10-01). Turkey: 'Missing' man joins search party looking for himself. middleeasteye.net Turkey: 'Missing' man joins search party looking for himself | Beyhan Mutlu had been drinking with friends when he wandered into a forest in Bursa and joined rescuers searching for him | Fri, 10/01/2021 – 07: 56 | Authorities later gave Mutlu, from the city of Inegol, a drive home after taking his statement (Handout) | A man missing in

David Giesen (2021-10-01). Saturday 10/2: Rent Control: the walking tour. indybay.org American Youth Hostel | 312 Mason Street | San Francisco | (we meet in the lobby)…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-01). Sharing Mayo Clinic: Genetics connects family members at the hip. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Before they went through testing at Mayo Clinic Laboratories, Barbara Domaille, Deborah Neville, Pamela Neville, and Rylie Ronnenberg thought there could be a genetic connection to the hip problems they shared. After the testing, they knew for sure. ___________________________________ As family members, Barbara Domaille, Deborah Neville, Pamela Neville, and Rylie Ronnenberg share many things in common that they treasure, and only one they wish they didn't: a hip abnormality called femoroacetabular impingement. After undergoing genetic…

WSWS (2021-10-01). Australia: 2,000 StarTrack truck drivers strike over pay and job security. wsws.org With anger mounting throughout the transport industry, the Transport Workers Union continues to isolate workers.

Editor2 (2021-10-01). ICC's Chief Prosecutor Proposes to Exclude US Troops from Afghan War Crimes Probe. orinocotribune.com By Peoples Dispatch — Sep 28, 2021 | The decision by ICC chief prosecutor Karim Khan to exclude US forces from the investigation has invited widespread criticism, with some calling it an attempt at selective justice | In a surprise move, the International Criminal Court (ICC) chief prosecutor Karim Khan in a statement on Monday, September 27, said that he is seeking permission to open an investigation into alleged human rights violations and war crimes in Afghanistan minus the involvement of US troops. The decision to exclude US forces from the investigation has invited widespread criticism, with some callin…

Anonymous669 (2021-10-01). Satellite Images Show Secret Iranian Missile Base Was Seriously Damaged In Explosion. southfront.org ILLUSTRATIVE IMAGE | A secret missile base of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) located near the Iranian capital, Tehran, was seriously damaged as a result of a mysterious explosion, Israel's ImageSat International revealed on September 30. | The company shared satellite images of the facility taken on September 27, shortly after the explosion. The images show serious damage at the facility, which allegedly belongs to the Shahid Hemmat Industrial Group. | The Iranian industrial group, which was sanctioned by the US…

WSWS (2021-10-01). The science behind why stopping the pandemic requires school and workplaces closures. wsws.org In this ten minute video, Dr. Malgorzata Gasperowicz explains why stopping a virus as contagious as Delta requires not only vaccines and masks, but also public health measures like the temporary closure of schools and non-essential workplaces.

teleSUR- lvm, JL (2021-10-01). Alertan por pérdida de área de la Amazonía equivalente a Chile. telesurtv.net De acuerdo a la investigación, Brasil tuvo un 19 por ciento de área devastada del territorio amazónico.

Labor Video Project (2021-10-01). GIGS UP! UC AFT Lecturers FIGHT GIG Slave Labor. indybay.org UC-AFT lecturers are fighting for labor rights and against Gig conditions. They rallied at UC Berkeley on 9/29/21 and AFT-UC Council bargain team member David Walter talked about their Gig conditions.

Chris Tharp (2021-10-01). No consequences for political misdeeds. asiatimes.com One of the more fascinating things about Donald Trump's tenure in the White House is that those four years of outrage, tumult, and perpetual prevarication made us forget just how awful the previous Republican administration had been. While the media was busy amplifying and kvetching over Trump's non-stop effrontery, the memory of the damage that …

teleSUR -him, JL (2021-10-01). Indígenas se concentran en Bogotá tras desplazamientos masivos. telesurtv.net Las comunidades indígenas exigen al Gobierno de Iván Duque políticas públicas inclusivas y seguridad para retornar a sus tierras.

Liberation Staff (2021-10-01). 60+ actions nationwide pile pressure on Congress: "Stop all evictions now!" zcomm.org Protesters demanded the cancellation of the crushing debt to landlords that had built up over the course of the pandemic as tenants' were unable to work and back rent accumulated…

Movement Rights (2021-10-01). Tuesday 10/19: How Indigenous-led Rights of Nature is Transforming Climate Action Now. indybay.org Online event…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-01). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Children and storm anxiety. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My 6-year-old son becomes anxious and agitated whenever it storms. I have noticed that this behavior has become more frequent since we had to evacuate last year for a few days due to a pending hurricane. What can I do to help my child overcome his fear of storms? He is always asking about the weather whenever we leave the house, and if the sky darkens, he asks if we need to take…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-01). COVID Queries: Delta breakthrough infections. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Q: Even people who have been vaccinated are getting sick with the delta variant, so why should I bother getting the shot? A: COVID-19 vaccines remain the best defense against COVID-19. By and large, it's the patients who have not been vaccinated who are getting the most severe disease from the delta variant. "There isn't a vaccine that is 100% effective at preventing illness," says Martin Herrmann, M.D., medical director of Mayo Clinic Health System…

repost (2021-10-01). SFSU Professors fight to defend Palestine and protect academic freedom. indybay.org The Zionists are working to destroy the Arab and Muslim Ethnicities and Diasporas (AMED) program and it's director Professor Rabab Abdulhadi…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-01). West Nile virus cases reported across the US. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Female Culex mosquito, courtesy: CDC Cases of West Nile virus, a mosquito-borne illness, have been reported across the U.S. It's the leading cause of mosquito-borne disease in the continental U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)."We are currently seeing high levels of West Nile virus infection across many parts of the United States, including a higher number than normal of people with neuroinvasive disease ‚Äï the most severe form of infection,"…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-01). Mayo Clinic Minute: Should you wash your raw meats and vegetables before cooking? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org When it comes to food safety in the kitchen, it's important to keep your work area clean from bacteria and the possibility of cross-contamination. It's best to use hot, soapy water to wash utensils, cutting boards and other surfaces you use, especially when handling raw meat and poultry. But what about washing raw meat and chicken before cooking? Here's Mayo Clinic clinical dietitian Anya Hill with more. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lqx6Je9zEYc Journalists: Broadcast-quality…

sputniknews (2021-10-01). EU Postpones Free Trade Agreement Talks With Australia for Month Amid AUKUS Row, Reports Suggest. sputniknews.com MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The European Union has postponed the 12th round of negotiations on a free trade agreement with Australia for a month amid the diplomatic row over the US submarine contract with Canberra under the recently-established AUKUS alliance.

WSWS (2021-10-01). More support from teachers and educators in Germany for October 1 school strike. wsws.org Parents, students and teachers across the country have declared their solidarity with the call of British mother Lisa Diaz for parents to keep their children home to protect them from COVID-19.

Robert Dodge (2021-10-01). Humanity's Call to Eliminate Nuclear Weapons. zcomm.org Citizens around the world are calling on their governments to ratify the Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty—and the United States has a leading role to play. Nuclear weapons have no place in our future…

Angela (2021-10-01). Sunday 10/10: Virtual book launch – "She | Rania Matar" indybay.org

WSWS (2021-10-01). Right-wing Japanese ruling party elects new leader. wsws.org Fumio Kishida, who is to be installed on Monday as Japan's new prime minister, is closely identified with former prime minister Shinzo Abe's militarist build-up and confrontationist stance against China.

teleSUR -him, JL (2021-10-01). Conceden título de Héroe del Trabajo a científicos cubanos. telesurtv.net Científicos de Cuba han desarrollado los primeros fármacos anticovid de América Latina y el Caribe.

Angela (2021-10-01). Saturday 10/2: Free virtual screening of documentary film "Jerusalem: A Rock and a Hard Place" indybay.org

South Front (2021-10-01). Video: War on Syria: Greater Idlib Moving Towards a Cliff after Failed Putin Erdogan Meeting. globalresearch.ca

David Sirota (2021-10-01). Manchin Demanded Bank Bailout Before Slamming "Entitlement Mentality" dailyposter.com On Thursday,

Anonymous007 (2021-10-01). Gazprom Starts Delivering Gas To Hungary Through Turkey, Angering Ukraine. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | Gazprom has suspended the transit of gas to Hungary through the territory of Ukraine, the press service of the Ukrainian GTS Operator reported October 1st. | On September 27, Gazprom and the Hungarian company MVM CEEnergy Ltd signed new contracts for the supply of 4.5 billion cubic meters of gas per year to Hungary for 15 years. | Including 3.5 billion cubic meters of gas per year will be supplied through Serbia and 1 billion — through Austria. The agr…

Anonymous669 (2021-10-01). Turkey Prepares To Withdraw 2,000 Syrian Mercenaries From Libya, Monitoring Group Warns Of Fake Pullout. southfront.org Illustrative image. | The Turkish intelligence has ordered some 2,000 Syrian militants deployed in Libya to prepare to return to their country, the London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) reported on September 30. | The decision to withdraw the militants, who fought as mercenaries for Turkey's allies in Libya, came ahead of the December 24 Libyan general election which is expected to give the war-torn country its first president and parliament in years. | According to the SOHR, around 7,000 Turk…

KQED Live (2021-10-01). Wednesday 10/20: Understanding Police Misconduct Records with 'On Our Watch'. indybay.org The Commons, KQED Headquarters | 2601 Mariposa Street | San Francisco, CA 94110…

sputniknews (2021-10-01). Israel Conducts Investigation Into Incident With Drone Reportedly Downed by Hezbollah in Lebanon. sputniknews.com The Shiite political party and militant group reportedly claimed in a statement earlier that its fighters shot down an IDF drone in the Maryamin valley with "appropriate weapons."

CIIS Public Programs (2021-10-01). Wednesday 10/20: An Evening with Alicia Garza. indybay.org

Alfred de Zayas, Adriel Kasonta (2021-10-01). Probe all war crimes in Afghanistan, no exceptions. asiatimes.com After the messy withdrawal of the US forces from Afghanistan last month, which marked the end of a 20-year foreign occupation, many unanswered questions and unaddressed issues remain. With the Taliban now in power and claiming that their rule will differ from what we saw before 2001, one would be well advised to remain hopeful …

UUSF Human Rights Working Group (2021-10-01). Saturday 10/2: UUSF Human Rights Working Group Contigent to the Women's March. indybay.org In front of the S.F. Opera House near the corner of Grove and Van Ness…

Annmarie Timmins (2021-10-01). For Some Nursing Students, Vaccine Mandate Is a Deal Breaker. globalresearch.ca

Jonathan Cook (2021-10-01). CIA plan to poison Assange wasn't needed. The US found a 'lawful' way to disappear him. zcomm.org The US was also able to manipulate the legal processes in both Sweden and the UK to engineer Assange's effective incarceration all that time…

Aaron Maté (2021-10-01). Inside the CIA plot to kidnap, kill Julian Assange. thegrayzone.com As the Biden administration continues to seek the extradition of Julian Assange, new details have emerged about the Trump administration's secret CIA-led war against Assange and his organization, Wikileaks. Michael Isikoff of Yahoo News discusses on Pushback. Michael Isikoff of Yahoo News discusses his team's reporting on the CIA plot to surveil, kidnap, and even kill Assange — all overseen by Michael Pompeo. In response, Pompeo has called for the prosecution of all the sources involved. The story builds on …

KQED Live (2021-10-01). Friday 10/15: 'Dear Homeland' with Diana Gameros. indybay.org The Commons, KQED Headquarters | 2601 Mariposa Street | San Francisco, CA 94110…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-01). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Constipation in children. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My 10-year-old daughter spends hours in the bathroom daily. Every time I inquire, she tells me she is constipated. We do not eat out a lot, and we incorporate fruits or vegetables at each meal. She also drinks water most of the day. Is constipation normal at this age, and what can I do to help her? ANSWER: Constipation can cause issues with bowel movements in as many as 30% of children. It's a common…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-01). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Asthma management planning can prevent asthma attacks. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Asthma is a condition where your airways narrow and swell and may produce extra mucus. This can make breathing difficult, and trigger coughing, wheezing, and shortness of breath. Asthma is one of the most common long-term diseases in children, but adults can have asthma, too. Symptoms of asthma include: Shortness of breath.Chest tightness or pain.Wheezing when exhaling, which is a common sign of asthma in children.Trouble sleeping caused by shortness of breath, coughing or wheezing.Coughing…

Staff (2021-10-01). Protesters demanding US citizenship for ALL illegal aliens shut down rush-hour traffic on San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge. rt.com San Francisco commuters found themselves stranded on the city's iconic Golden Gate Bridge for over an hour after protesters created a blockade to halt traffic while they agitated for legislation protecting illegal migrants. | The demonstrators

Staff (2021-10-01). Headlines for October 1, 2021. democracynow.org Congress Extends Gov't Funding as Pelosi Delays House Infrastructure Vote Amid Democratic Split, Court Allows Biden to Continue Mass Expulsions Without Due Process Under Title 42, Merck Applies for Emergency Use of Antiviral Drug That Could Halve Number of Severe COVID Cases, Rep. Cori Bush Opens Up About Having an Abortion After Rape as House Members Share Abortion Stories, Over 50% of Police Killings Go Unreported, Police Kill Black People at 3.5x Higher Rate Than Whites, Protesters Demand Accountability After Officials Suspend Probe into 2020 Beirut Port Blast, Salvadorans Protest New Cryptocurrency, Power Gra…

Li Wang (2021-10-01). The White House is seeking to strengthen the intelligence capabilities assigned to China. indybay.org Recently, media has got the information that the US administration is working on the issue of creating a special center on China in the Central Intelligence Agency.

Anonymous007 (2021-10-01). North Korea Tests Brand-New Anti-Aircraft Missile In Second Weapons Test Within A Week. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On September 30th, North Korea test-fired a newly developed anti-aircraft missile in what has become a regular occurrence in past weeks. | It was North Korea's second known weapons test in the same week after launching a previously unseen hypersonic missile on September 26th. | The tests highlighted how North Korea has been steadily developing increasingly sophisticated weapons, raising the stakes for efforts to press it to give up its nuclear and missile programmes in return for U.S. s…

Cole Stangler (2021-10-01). U.S. Sanctions Blamed as Venezuela Laments Frozen Order for Medicine. zcomm.org One of Portugal's largest banks is holding up a $12.7 million order to fund shipment of medical supplies and vaccines to Venezuela…

David Schultz (2021-10-01). The Supreme Court and the Coming End of Abortion Rights. counterpunch.org October 4, is the first Monday in October. It is the start of the new US Supreme Court term. It may also be the last term where Roe v. Wade is the law of the land and abortion rights are constitutionally protected. This coming term the Supreme Court will review a Mississippi law that effectively bans all abortions after

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-01). Mayo Clinic Minute: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease brought on by tobacco. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) refers to a progressive group of lung diseases, including chronic bronchitis and emphysema, that make it hard to breathe. Millions of people around the globe die each year because of COPD, and nearly 16 million people in the U.S. have a form of the disease. The No. 1 cause of COPD in developed countries is tobacco smoking, according to Dr. John Costello, consultant pulmonologist at Mayo Clinic Healthcare in London. Watch: …

Anonymous669 (2021-10-01). Russia Resumes Airstrikes On Greater Idlib, Turkey Places Its Troops In The Region On High-Alert (Photos). southfront.org A Russian Su-24 strike aircraft in the sky over the Khmeimim airbase in Syria. Photo: Dmitriy Vinogradov / RIA Novosti | On October 1, the Russian Aerospace Forces resumed their airstrikes on the northwestern Syrian region of Greater Idlib where several terrorist groups are present and active. | Russian warplanes carried out a series of airstrikes on the outskirts of the town of al-Zeyarah in the al-Ghab Plains in the northwestern countryside of Hama. The area is a known stronghold of al-Qaeda-affiliated…

Mark Ashwill (2021-10-01). Constructive Criticism Rooted in Respect: A View from Vietnam. zcomm.org Vietnam and its natural world need all the help they can muster from Vietnamese and expats who call Vietnam home. To try to effect positive change is the ultimate sign of respect…

Ian I Mitroff (2021-10-01). It's time we ask our Senators to take immediate action and protect the vote. nationofchange.org Just when we need it more than ever, Compromise is more elusive than ever.

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-01). NATO chief, top body, EU rep discuss 21-year "peace" mission in Kosovo. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com NATO Secretary General discusses implementation of Kosovo de-escalation with EU Special Representative NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg met with the EU Special Representative for the Belgrade-Pristina Dialogue and other Western Balkan regional issues Miroslav Lajƒçák at NATO Headquarters in Brussels. During his visit, Special Representative Lajƒçák also exchanged views with the Permanent Representatives of the …

Anonymous765 (2021-10-01). Jihadists Versus Jihadists In Nigeria's Bloody Lake Chad Region. southfront.org | DEAR FRIENDS. IF YOU LIKE THIS TYPE OF CONTENT, SUPPORT SOUTHFRONT WORK : | BITCOIN: bc1qv7k70u2zynvem59u88ctdlaw7hc735d8xep9rq : | BITCOIN CASH:…

Anonymous669 (2021-10-01). Greater Idlib Paradise: Hay'at Tahrir Al-Sham Arrested, Tortured Three Children For Smuggling Cigarettes. southfront.org File image. | On September 30, security forces of Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS), al-Qaeda's branch in Syria, arrested three children for smuggling cigarettes from the Turkish-occupied area of Afrin to the region of Greater Idlib. | The three children who attempted to smuggle a few packs of cigarettes to Greater Idlib, where HTS bans smoking, were reportedly tortured by the terrorist group's militants. | HTS militants went one to share a photo of the three children without blurring their faces, likely to humiliate them and intimi…

Anonymous007 (2021-10-01). Saakashvili Returns To "Save" Georgia, Immediately Starts Bashing On Ukraine. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On September 28th, Georgia vowed to arrest exiled former president and "opposition leader" Mikheil Saakashvili if he were to return to the country. | Saakashvili, president between 2004-2013 posted a picture on Facebook of a plane ticket to Tbilisi for October 2nd, right after polling stations close."I will be in Tbilisi to protect, together with you, your electoral choice," he said in a video address on the social networking site. | It turned out that he lied and had returned earlier, o…

Anonymous669 (2021-10-01). Syrian Authorities Warn Gunmen In Northern Daraa Town Against Refusing Reconciliation Agreement. southfront.org Illustrative image. | Syrian authorities are in talks with local leaders in the town of Jasim in the northern countryside of Daraa to reach a new reconciliation agreement, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported on October 1. | During a meeting that was held on September 30, Syrian officials demanded that gunmen in the town hand over more than 200 weapons in their possession and join the reconciliation process. | The official warned Jasim's local leaders that the Syrian Arab Army will launch a full-on operati…

KPFA Radio 94.1 FM (2021-10-01). Tuesday 11/9: Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz with Steve Wasserman: Not a Nation of Immigrants. indybay.org Online webinar…

Chris Slee (2021-10-01). Coroner calls for overhaul of police pursuit policy. greenleft.org.au A Victorian coroner has found that a high-speed police pursuit resulting in the death of First Nations man Raymond Noel Lindsay Thomas in 2017 was unjustified. Chris Slee reports.

Anonymous669 (2021-10-01). US Central Command Identified Al-Qaeda Leader Killed In Last Drone Strike On Greater Idlib. southfront.org A MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aerial vehicle prepares to land after a mission in support of Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Brian Ferguson) | The US Central Command (CENTCOM) has identified the target of the Maj. John Rigsbee, a spokesman for the CENTCOM, told

Bernie Sanders (2021-10-01). For America's Sake, We Can't Afford to Cut $3.5 Trillion Spending Plan. zcomm.org This reconciliation bill is being opposed by every Republican in Congress as well as the drug companies, the insurance companies, the fossil fuel industry and the billionaire class…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-01). Mayo Clinic Minute: When spine surgery is the answer. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Having a back injury can put a person's life on hold. While most people can find relief through nonsurgical methods like physical therapy, steroid injections and medication management, some patients, including those with spine disorders, may need surgical intervention.Dr. Matthew Neal, a Mayo Clinic neurosurgeon who specializes in minimally invasive spine surgery, says each patient's situation is unique. That's why what happens before surgery can be as important as what happens in the operating room….

Local Volunteers (2021-10-01). Saturday 10/2: Vallejo: Solidarity March for Reproductive Rights. indybay.org Meet at Vallejo City Hall, 555 Santa Clara St., Vallejo, CA 94590 | Wear a Mask. Please follow current COVID guidelines: covid19.ca.gov/safely-reopening/

teleSUR, pha, JGN (2021-10-01). La Caravana de la Muerte en Chile: inicio de la era del terror. telesurtv.net

teleSUR, JL (2021-10-01). Pdte. Maduro denuncia infiltración de grupos terroristas colombianos conocidos como Tancol. telesurtv.net "La oligarquía colombiana tiene como propósito infiltrar en nuestro país grupos terroristas, narcotraficantes armados", acusó el mandatario.

WSWS (2021-10-01). Educators in Pennsylvania, Maryland and Ohio fully support the October 1 school strike! wsws.org Our committee fully supports and stands in solidarity with parents striking this Friday, October 1, against unsafe conditions in schools in the United Kingdom amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

teleSUR, JGN (2021-10-01). Policía reprime a campesinos e indígenas en Paraguay. telesurtv.net Organizaciones campesinas e indígenas afirman que la nueva ley busca criminalizar la lucha por el derecho a la tierra.

Staff (2021-10-01). Colleagues of Michael Ratner Blast Samuel Moyn's Claim That He Helped Sanitize the "War on Terror" democracynow.org Friends and relatives of the late radical attorney Michael Ratner respond to the recent controversy over Yale University professor Samuel Moyn's claim that Ratner "prioritized making the war on terror humane" by using the courts to challenge the military's holding of prisoners at Guantánamo. Ratner's longtime colleagues blast Moyn for failing to recognize how the late attorney had dedicated his life to fighting war and U.S. imperialism. "Michael opposed war with every fiber of his being in every medium he had access to: the courtroom, the classroom, in the media," says Baher Azmy, legal director of the Center for…

Caitlin Johnstone (2021-10-01). How is the CIA Still a Thing? orinocotribune.com By Caitlin Johnstone — Sep 27, 2021 | Citing "conversations with more than 30 former U.S. officials," a These pl…

J. D. Heyes (2021-10-01). Army Physician and Aerospace Medicine Specialist Calls on Pentagon to Order All Pilots Who Have Received COVID-19 Vaccine to be Grounded. globalresearch.ca

WSWS (2021-10-01). Support for October 1 school strike from workers in Pennsylvania, Michigan, Ohio and New York. wsws.org Educators, workers and students in the United States are expressing their support for the October 1 school strike called by parents in the United Kingdom to protect children against the spread of COVID-19.

Local Volunteers (2021-10-01). Saturday 10/2: Point Reyes Station: Support Reproductive Justice Sidewalk Rally. indybay.org Sidewalk rally outside of 11400 CA Route 1, Point Reyes Station, CA 94956 (A street and Route 1) | Wear a MASK. Please follow current COVID guidelines: covid19.ca.gov/safely-reopening/

WSWS (2021-10-01). Texas educators call for eradication of COVID-19 and support for October 1 school strike! wsws.org Out committee wholly endorses the courageous call to action by Lisa Diaz, a parent in the United Kingdom, for a school strike uniting parents, teachers and workers worldwide.

Editor2 (2021-10-01). Stalin did Not Deport German Communists to Hitler. orinocotribune.com By Grover Furr — Sep 23, 2021 | A critique of an essay by Alex de Jong in Jacobin magazine, August 2021. | In August 2021, the social-democratic magazine Jacobin published an article by Dutch writer Alex de Jong titled

Yasmeen Afghan (2021-10-01). Kabul Diaries Part 15: Afghanistan is on an undeclared general strike since Taliban occupation. greenleft.org.au Civil disobedience and stay-at-home strikes continue in Kabul against the Taliban regime, reports Yasmeen Afghan.

Disability Rights California (2021-10-01). Tuesday 10/12: Community Living Options & Choices for the Mental Health Disabled w/ Disability Rights CA. indybay.org Online webinar…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-01). Mayo Clinic leads biorepository core for new nationwide research on long-term symptoms of COVID-19. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Mayo Clinic research is dedicated to finding solutions for patients who were infected with COVID-19 and the many affected by the long-term symptoms of COVID-19 ‚Äï what the National Institutes of Health (NIH) refers to as "long COVID" or post-acute sequelae. In response to great unmet patient need, the NIH launched a new research initiative to understand why some people who were infected with COVID-19 don't fully recover, or develop new or returning symptoms after…

teleSUR -him, JL (2021-10-01). Gremios salvadoreños protestan contra Leyes de Nayib Bukele. telesurtv.net La Ley de Carrera Judicial, la imposición del bitcóin, los despidos masivos y recortes de presupuestos, son los principales motivos de las protestas.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-01). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Accurate diagnosis is key to treating lymphoma. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Lymphoma is a cancer of the lymphatic system, which is part of the body's germ-fighting network. The lymphatic system includes the lymph nodes or glands, the spleen, the thymus gland, and bone marrow. While many types of lymphoma exist, the main subtypes are Hodgkin's lymphoma and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. Knowing exactly which type of lymphoma you have is key to developing an effective treatment plan. "The main problem with lymphoma is accurate diagnosis," says Dr. Jose…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-01). Consumer Health: What is the flu? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Fever, upset stomach, diarrhea, sore throat, chills, coughing, sneezing and headache all can make you feel miserable. And when you're not feeling well, it sometimes can be hard to know exactly what's wrong and how you can help yourself feel better. With flu season approaching, this is a good time to look at the symptoms of what is — and is not — the flu. Common cold A runny or stuffy nose, sneezing, congestion, headache…

Dr. Josh Guetzkow (2021-10-01). Safety Signals for COVID Vaccines Are Loud and Clear. Why Is Nobody Listening? globalresearch.ca

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