2022-06-22: News Headlines

Margaret Kimberley (2022-06-22). The Problem with Juneteenth. orinocotribune.com By Margaret Kimberley &#1 ; Jun 15, 2022 | Juneteenth was a people's holiday with deep meaning for the descendants of enslaved people. But the declaration of an official federal holiday has turned it into an opportunity for corporate exploiters and cynical politicians to show pretend concern for Black people. At best Juneteenth provides a history lesson and an opportunity for much needed political education. | "The people of Texas are informed that, in accordance with a proclamation from the Executive of the United States, all slaves are free. This involves an absolute equality of personal rights and rights of pr…

Jason Ditz (2022-06-22). US Navy Faults 'Unsafe' Encounter With Iranian Boats in Strait of Hormuz. news.antiwar.com The US Navy is reporting a pair of American warships hanging around off the coast of Iran encountered Iranian coastal boats. The Such incidents have been happening for years, with the US ships simply being near enough to Iran long enough that Iranian boats come out to scout them, and then the US is upset about it. | The USNS Choctaw County, a transport ship, was being escorted by the patrol ship USS Sirocco when they were approached by the thr…

Dave DeCamp (2022-06-22). Bill Banning Imports From China's Xinjiang Region Takes Effect. news.antiwar.com A bill banning the import of goods from China's Xinjiang region President Biden signed the Uygur Forced Labour Prevention Act into law in December 2021. The legislation was passed through Congress over allegations China is practicing forces labor in Xinjiang using Uyghur Muslims and other ethnic minorities in the region, a charge Beij…

Staff (2022-06-22). Digitalización de los servicios médicos: otra revolución en la salud. cubadebate.cu Presentan Proyecto Para una Salud Digital en encuentro de esta semana del Primer Secretario del Comité Central del Partido y Presidente de la República, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, y el miembro del Buró Político y Primer Ministro, Manuel Marrero Cruz, con expertos y científicos para temas de salud.

Staff (2022-06-22). Con Filo: Derecha maltrecha (+ Video). cubadebate.cu De tanto en tanto, la fortuna le sonríe a los movimientos de izquierda y se comienzan a acumular derrotas para sus adversarios. Precisamente de lo mal que lo está pasando la derecha dentro y fuera de Cuba se habló hoy en el programa Con Filo.

Staff (2022-06-22). Iran FM congratulates election of new Colombian president. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 22 (MNA) — Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian congratulated the election of Gustavo Petro as the new president of Colombia.

WSWS (2022-06-21). NATO's Baltic blockade opens new front in war against Russia. wsws.org Lithuania's imposition of a blockade against Russia, traditionally seen as an act of war, is part of a deliberate effort by the US and European powers to expand the war beyond the territory of Ukraine, transforming the conflict ever more openly into a NATO war with Russia.

Editor (2022-06-21). VIDEO: Ecuador's Indigenous Revolt Against Their Neoliberal President. scheerpost.com By The Grayzone The Grayzone spoke with leaders of Ecuador's indigenous movements, now engaged in ferocious street protests against the privatization policies of President Guillermo Lasso, a billionaire banker. The activists defended their demands and detailed the brutal repression they have witnessed as their rebellion spreads across one of the last right-wing controlled countries on …

Anonymous811 (2022-06-21). Outcome Of Ukrainian Missile Strikes On Drilling Platforms Near Crimea. southfront.org Drilling platforms in Crimea | On June 20, 109 people were working on Russian drilling rigs in the Black Sea. Quite unexpectedly, these rigs were struck from the territory of Ukraine. There were three rigs in total. An emergency evacuation was carried out at the time. As of late June 20, 94 people were successfully evacuated. Others remain missing. The rescue operation is still ongoing. | The strikes were distributed among the three towers. The first tower received the most massive blows. There were 12 people on the platf…

Anonymous811 (2022-06-21). The U.S. Is Thinking Of Doubling Shipments Of Missile Systems To Ukraine. southfront.org HIMARS | The US is considering to 4 additional HIMARS multiple rocket launcher systems to Ukraine. | The U.S. will send four additional HIMARS to Ukraine as part of an approved assistance package. However, according to the Pentagon, the U.S. needs to allocate twice as many combat vehicles. However, the agency is still weighing all options, and the decision to send four more units is not yet final. The speed of delivery will reportedly depend on Ukraine's need for vehicles. Although Ukrainian representativ…

Alan Macleod (2022-06-21). The Federal Bureau of Tweets: Twitter Is Hiring an Alarming Number of FBI Agents. mintpressnews.com "In terms of their outlooks on the world and on the question of misinformation and internet security, you couldn't get a better field of professionals who are almost inherently going to be more in tune with the government's perspective." — FBI Whistleblower Coleen Rowley…

Rick Sterling (2022-06-21). The People's Summit: What the Summit of the Americas Might Have Been if America Was Not "Exceptional" mintpressnews.com The Summit of the Americas showed the U.S. attempting and failing to impose its will on the hemisphere. The People's Summit showed a different vision that is in accord with the wishes of most countries and people.

Editor (2022-06-21). 'Totally Unacceptable': US Rejecting 90% of Afghans Seeking Asylum Under Humanitarian Program. scheerpost.com Afghans seek shelter from fighting between the Taliban and Afghan security forces on August 14, 2021. (Photo: Marcus Yam/Los Angeles Times) | By Brett Wilkins / As a coalition of human rights groups on Monday implored the international community to do more to help Afghan refugees, new reporting revealed that the United States is rejecting the overwhelming majority of Afghans seeking to enter the country under a humanitarian program—including relatives o…

Editor (2022-06-21). Nagasaki Survivor Denounces 'Absolute Evil' of Nuclear Bombs on Eve of Vienna Summit. scheerpost.com Sueichi Kido. [ By A survivor of the August 9, 1945 bombing of the Japanese city of Nagasaki by the United States conveyed the inhumanity of atomic weapons on Monday ahead of an international meeting that seeks to eliminate the world's…

Jason Ditz (2022-06-21). ISIS Attacks North Syria Bus, Killing 15 Pro-Govt Fighters. news.antiwar.com ISIS has carried out another substantial attack in northern Syria on Monday, attacking a bus carrying pro-government fighters on the road between Homs and Raqqa. It was the deadliest attack since March, The bus was hit in an ambush, but the exact details are still emerging.

____ (2022-06-21). Assange's case shows hypocritical U.S., British 'press freedom': spokesperson. ecns.cn

Editor2 (2022-06-21). The Old World is Over: Key Takeaways from Putin's First Major Speech Since Russia's Military Offensive in Ukraine. orinocotribune.com Russian leader has buried the old world order and outlined his view on Russia's and the world's future, in a key address | New centers of power have emerged, the unipolar world order isn't coming back, and the "colonial" way of thinking has failed, Russian President Vladimir Putin told the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) on Friday, in what the Kremlin The old world order is gone with the wind | When the US declared victory in the Cold War, Americans designated themselv…

____ (2022-06-21). Multinational companies still regard China as important destination: report. ecns.cn Although the global supply chain has entered a new round of reconstruction, China is still an important investment destination for multinational companies around the world, said a report.

____ (2022-06-21). How did ancient Chinese escape the summer heat. ecns.cn

Staff (2022-06-21). Iran condemns terrorist attack in Ethiopia. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) — Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman condemned the attack by armed insurgent groups on the Oromia region in Ethiopia.

Editor (2022-06-21). Colombia's first ever left-wing president: Gustavo Petro wins historic election. What does it mean? mronline.org Gustavo Petro won Colombia's June 19 election, becoming its first ever left-wing president. We analyze what this means for Latin America, the US, Venezuela, the military, paramilitary groups, the powerful oligarchy, and social movements.

Eva Bartlett (2022-06-21). Interview on Russians With Attitude. ingaza.wordpress.com Very nice to speak with the guys behind Russians With Attitude&#1 ;very insightful (and funny, too). Follow/Support them: www.patreon.com/rwapodcast RELATED LINKS: t.me/Reality_Theories/6929 ingaza.wordpress.com/2022/04/08/they-saw-and-heard-the-truth-then-lied-about-it-media-on-donbass-delegation-omitted-mention-of-ukraines-8-year-war-on-the-republics/ opt2007.wordpress.com/category/my-entries-from-occupied-palestine-apr-dec-2007/ opt2007.wordpress.com/2007/09/05/arrested-for-protesting-illegal-roadblock/ ingaza.wordpress.com/2008/11/08/on-board-the-dignity-en-rout

TeleSUR, ysm, SH (2022-06-21). 20 civiles ucranianos abandonan una fabrica Azot en Donbás. telesurtv.net Las autoridades de la República Popular de Lugansk estiman que la totalidad de los ucranianos retenidos en Azot saldrán luego de eliminar la amenaza de Lisichansk.

Contributing Writers (2022-06-21). "The First Casualty of War is the Truth". What is Really Happening in Donbass/By Christelle Néant and Dr. Leon Tressell. marktaliano.net A Conversation with Christelle Neant of Donbass Insider on the War in Ukraine By Christelle Néant and Dr. Leon Tressell Global Research, June 21, 2022 To receive Global Research's Daily Newsletter (selected …

Dave DeCamp (2022-06-21). Emails Reveal USAID Officials Were Alarmed Over China-Solomon Islands Pact. news.antiwar.com Newly released internal emails from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) revealed that officials in the agency were very alarmed by the news of China and the Solomon Islands signing a security pact. The Solomon Islands has come under heavy pressure from the US, Australia, and New Zealand over the pact, which was …

Anonymous765 (2022-06-21). Institutionalised Terrorism And Nuclear Mushroom Clouds Over Europe. southfront.org |

Anonymous349 (2022-06-21). War In Ukraine Day 118: More Pockets For God Of Pockets. southfront.org June 21 was marked not only by During the past week, Russian forces achieved a series of important tactical successes in Severodonetsk and its surro…

Anonymous349 (2022-06-21). Military Situation In Ukraine On June 21, 2020 (Map Update). southfront.org Russia struck military assets of the AFU near Ochakov with high-precision missiles | Russia struck military assets of the AFU near Tuzla with high-precision missiles | Russia struck military assets of the AFU near Loskutovka with high-precision missiles | Russia struck military assets of the AFU near Podlesnoye with high-precision missiles | On June 21, 520 AFU members were killed and 45 military vehicles were destroyed by Russian forces, according to the Russian MOD…

Anonymous349 (2022-06-21). Kyiv's Forces Made Another Failed Attempt To Recapture Zmeinyy Island. southfront.org On June 21, the Russian Defense Ministry reported that Kyiv's forces had made another attempt to recapture Zmeinyy Island (Snake Island) in the Black Sea.On June 20, at about 05.00 AM, the Kiev regime attempted to capture Snake Island. | The plan of the operation composed by the Kiev regime supposed to launch massive air and artillery attacks at Snake Island, to disembark troops and capture it. | The air attack has involved more than 15 Ukrainian attack and reconnaissance unmanned aerial…

_____ (2022-06-21). On Lee Jun-seok's Visit to Ukraine. journal-neo.org Every South Korean president has sent special envoys to the US, China, Japan and Russia at the beginning of his rule. These were intended to familiarize the leadership with the course of the new president and to build bridges for further cooperation. Most of them have already been appointed, but the name of the envoy …

_____ (2022-06-21). The War In Ukraine Marks The End Of The American Century. popularresistance.org Here's your 'reserve currency' thought for the day: Every US dollar is a check written on an account that is overdrawn by 30 trillion dollars. | It's true. The "full faith and credit" of the US Treasury is largely a myth held together by an institutional framework that rests on a foundation of pure sand. In fact, the USD is not worth the paper it is printed on; it is an IOU flailing in an ocean of red ink. The only thing keeping the USD from vanishing into the ether, is the trust of credulous people who continue to accept it as legal tender. | But why do people remain confident in the dollar when its flaws are kn…

Contributing Writers (2022-06-21). Many Dead As Ukraine Artillery Hits Donetsk Harder Than Ever Before/ By Patrick Lancaster. marktaliano.net

Dave DeCamp (2022-06-21). US Attorney General Visits Ukraine, Throws Support Behind Investigating Alleged Russian War Crimes. news.antiwar.com In the latest high-level US visit to Ukraine, Attorney General Merrick Garland Garland met with Ukrainian Prosecutor General Iryna Venediktova near Lviv and announced the formation of a team meant to help Ukraine with criminal prosecution, evidence collection, and forensics. | "There is no hiding place for war criminals. The US Justice Department will pur…

Jeremy Kuzmarov (2022-06-21). Is There Really a U.S. Government Agency that Gives Out Awards for Deceiving the Public? covertactionmagazine.com Check out this year's "Democracy Awards" handed out by the National Endowment for Democracy. They were presented to Ukrainian NGOs …

M. K. Bhadrakumar (2022-06-21). West at inflection point in Ukraine war. mronline.org Henry Kissinger predicted some three weeks ago that the Ukraine war was dangerously close to becoming a war against Russia. That was a prescient remark. The NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg in a weekend interview told Germany's Bild am Sonntag newspaper that in the alliance's estimation, the Ukraine war could wage for years.

Newsclick (2022-06-21). Mapping Faultlines: How the West's attempt to crush Russia's economy is failing. peoplesdispatch.org In this episode, NewsClick's Prabir Purkayastha talks about the energy war that has been taking place alongside the conflict in Ukraine. He talks about how the US and the EU thought they could crush Russia's economy with sanctions and the reasons for the failure of this strategy. He also explains the challenges faced by European countries in obtaining supplies from other sources.

Roger Annis (2022-06-21). Denunciation of Vladimir Putin's Essay on History of Russia and Ukraine is Unwarranted. covertactionmagazine.com Far from condemning the national aspirations of Ukrainians, Putin defends them In July 2021, Vladimir Putin published a historical essay …

____ (2022-06-21). EU calls for ceasefire in Ukraine to allow grain exports. ecns.cn The European Union is insisting on a ceasefire in Ukraine to allow millions of tons of grain to be exported, the EU's foreign policy chief said on Monday.

Dave DeCamp (2022-06-21). Britain Says Ukraine Used US-Made Harpoon Missile to Sink Russian Tugboat. news.antiwar.com On Tuesday, the British Defense Ministry backed the Ukrainian claim that Ukrainian forces sunk a Russian tugboat with US-made Harpoon missiles, an incident Russia has not commented on. Ukraine said it sank the Russian tugboat Vasiliy Bekh on Friday and released a video of what it said was the vessel being hit with two missiles. …

Isheka N. Harrison (2022-06-21). How Black-Owned Media Operate Under An Apartheid Digital Redlining System In Advertising. moguldom.com Like many other Black-owned institutions in America, Black-owned media companies have been historically underfunded and less supported than their white counterparts. Despite the many promises made after the historic Black Lives Matter protests that swept the country in 2020 after George Floyd was murdered by a Minneapolis police officer, Black-owned media companies continue to be …

Benjamin Norton (2022-06-21). Venezuelan's view on Gustavo Petro victory in Colombia, US sanctions, Iran pact. multipolarista.com A leftist Venezuelan journalist discusses the victory of left-wing candidate Gustavo Petro in Colombia's presidential election, the easing of a few US sanctions, and Venezuela's 20-year cooperation agreement with Iran.

Jonathan Cook (2022-06-21). British "Watchdog" Journalists Unmasked as Lap Dogs for the Security State. mintpressnews.com The cases of Carol Cadwalladr and Paul Mason reveal how readily celebrated media figures are recruited to the intelligence services' covert information war against other journalists.

Editor2 (2022-06-21). Taiwan: Red Lines and Strategic Ambiguity. orinocotribune.com By New Cold War &#1 ; Jun 8, 2022 | On May 5, 2022, the State Department amended its Taiwan factsheet removing the part in which it acknowledged that Taiwan is a part of China and stated that the US does not support Taiwan's independence. | While Washington has said the update does not reflect a change in its policy, it has clearly increased both its military and political activism in the region and Biden even went so far as to say in Tokyo on May 23 that the US is ready to use military force to defend Taiwan in the event of an intervention from Beijing. | As the US-led proxy war of NATO against Russia in Ukra…

Peoples Dispatch (2022-06-21). Latest UN-led talks over Libyan elections fail. peoplesdispatch.org Differences over the draft constitution and the electoral law have raised fresh fears of resumption of fighting between the different factions in Libya. The country has faced a decade-long war following the NATO-led invasion in 2011…

Staff (2022-06-21). NATO Deployable Air Command and Control Centre in Turkey for "conflict procedures for large scale air operations" drill. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com NATOAllied Air CommandJune 20, 2022 NATOs deployable command and control centre ready to test capabilities Personnel from NATO's Deployable Air Command and Control Centre (DACCC) get started on exercise Ramstein Dust II 2022 running June 20 — 28. The DACCC based in Poggio Renatico, Italy deployed its core DARS capability to Tàºrkiye last week. The …

Staff (2022-06-21). NATO summit: first top-level U.S.-Japan-S. Korea meeting in five years. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Kyodo NewsJune 21, 2022 Japan, U.S., South Korea eye summit on NATO fringes Japan, the United States and South Korea are planning to hold a three-way summit on the fringes of a NATO leaders' gathering in Spain next week, diplomatic sources close to the matter said Tuesday. *** It will be the first top-level meeting …

Staff (2022-06-21). New Asia-Pacific Quad to be launched at NATO summit? antibellum679354512.wordpress.com South China Morning PostJune 21, 2022 A new Quad? Japan, South Korea, Australia, New Zealand eye four-way anti-China summit on sidelines of Nato meet Japan, South Korea, Australia and New Zealand are considering holding a four-way summit on the fringes of a Nato leaders' gathering in Spain next week, according to a source close to …

TeleSUR- lvm, JL (2022-06-21). Denuncia asesinato de líder social en Cauca, Colombia. telesurtv.net Con Hersaín de Jesús Ramírez Ospina suman 89 líderes sociales asesinados en Colombia en 2022.

TeleSUR -ysm, JL (2022-06-21). Condenan en Honduras a coautor del asesinato de Berta Cáceres. telesurtv.net La justicia determinó 22 años y seis meses de cárcel para Castillo Mejía, por coautoría demostrada en el asesinato de la líder hondureña.

Staff (2022-06-21). Chapeando: El asesinato de reputación como estrategia del odio (+ Podcast). cubadebate.cu Trascendencia obliga. Hoy, Día del Sol, es justo y necesario hablar del triunfo histórico de Gustavo Petro y Francia Márquez en Colombia. Lo celebra toda la América, menos esa parte del continente que está contra Nuestra América.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-06-21). Asesinan al exdirector del mayor penal de Asunción, Paraguay. telesurtv.net El ex director del penal de Tacumbú fue asesinado por un sicario cuando se encontraba en la casa de su padre, en barrio Obrero de Asunción.

Staff (2022-06-21). Condenan a 22 años y 6 meses de prisión al coautor intelectual del asesinato de Berta Cáceres. cubadebate.cu La sala I del Tribunal de Sentencia Nacional de Honduras ha impuesto una pena de 22 años y 6 meses de reclusión para el exmilitar Roberto David Castillo Mejía tras ser declarado culpable del delito de asesinato de la activista Berta Isabel Cáceres.

Staff (2022-06-21). NATO summons Australian, Finnish, Georgian, Japanese, New Zealand, S. Korea, Swedish heads of state to next week's summit. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Rustavi 2June 20, 2022 NATO Secretary General invites Irakli Garibashvili to the Madrid Summit NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg invites the Prime Minister of Georgia Irakli Garibashvili to the Madrid Summit. "I am writing to invite you to the NATO Summit that will be held in Madrid, Spain, from 28 to 30 June. "Specifically, I …

_____ (2022-06-21). Rebels Disrupt Dc Council Session With Loudspeakers To Demand An End To New Fossil Fuel Projects In The City. popularresistance.org Rebels wearing hazmat suits and gas masks disrupted a legislative session of the city council today to demand the council stops the construction of new fossil fuel infrastructure in the city. | Washington Gas plans to spend $4.5 billion on new methane gas pipes in the district. This new fossil fuel infrastructure would lock in decades of planet-heating greenhouse gas emissions while continuing to poison and endanger DC residents.

_____ (2022-06-21). Rebels Disrupt DC Council To Demand An End To New Fossil Fuel Projects. popularresistance.org Rebels wearing hazmat suits and gas masks disrupted a legislative session of the city council today to demand the council stops the construction of new fossil fuel infrastructure in the city. | Washington Gas plans to spend $4.5 billion on new methane gas pipes in the district. This new fossil fuel infrastructure would lock in decades of planet-heating greenhouse gas emissions while continuing to poison and endanger DC residents. | As council members met for the session on June 7th, rebels used loudspeakers to blast a speech in which United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres says that averting climate cat…

Dana Sanchez (2022-06-21). Employees At Parent Of Collapsed Crypto Terra Luna And UST Put On No-Fly List. moguldom.com Multiple current and past employees at Terraform Labs have been put on a no-fly list after the South Korean company's so-called stablecoin TerraUSD collapsed in May to the tune of $40 billion and its sister token, Luna, tanked, triggering a chain reaction and selloff across crypto markets. Several retail investors claimed on social media that …

____ (2022-06-21). China sees robust trade growth with BRICS countries. ecns.cn Trade between China and other BRICS countries recorded a 12.1-percent year-on-year rise to reach 1.31 trillion yuan (about 195.96 billion U.S. dollars) in the first five months of this year.

Jia J, Cameron NA, Linder JA. (2022-06-21). Multivitamins and Supplements—Benign Prevention or Potentially Harmful Distraction? jamanetwork.com More than half of adults take dietary supplements, and use of supplements in the US is projected to increase. In 2021, people in the US spent an estimated almost $ billion on dietary supplements and the dietary supplement industry spent about $900 million on marketing.

HEAT (2022-06-21). A Juneteenth Message from HEAT, SF City College Students, Faculty, and Supporters. indybay.org Juneteenth is partly about the right to a free public education and that is being destroyed at SF City College. Fighting the 80 billionaires in SF is part of the fight for free public education for all.

____ (2022-06-21). Xinjiang posts 30 pct foreign trade growth in Jan.-May. ecns.cn Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region recorded over 67.4 billion yuan (about 10 billion U.S. dollars) in foreign trade in the first five months of this year, up 30.9 percent year on year.

Jason Ditz (2022-06-21). Iran Informs IAEA of Plan to Increase Enrichment With New Centrifuges. news.antiwar.com According to The IAEA is still seeking details. The new centrifuges are meant to be able to easily switch between levels, and can go from 5% to 20% enrichment easily. The IAEA is not clear which level they will initially be used for. | Neither of these enrichment levels is anywhere near a proliferation risk at far below the 90% considered weap…

Jason Ditz (2022-06-21). Iran Reports Mossad Cell Captured in Assassination Plot. news.antiwar.com Iranian officials say the three were involved in a plot in Sistan-Baluchistan Province, and that they intended to A number of Iranian scientists and engineers have…

_____ (2022-06-21). Juneteenth Commemorated While Total Freedom For African Americans Remains Elusive. popularresistance.org Juneteenth was designated as a federal holiday during 2021 by the United States administration of President Joe Biden. | This act of recognition came in the aftermath of an upsurge in mass demonstrations and electoral mobilizations in response to the rash of police and vigilante killings of African Americans during 2020-2021. | The holiday had been recognized and celebrated within African American communities largely concentrated in Texas and other areas of the South for over a century. After the surrender of the Confederate military forces in early April 1865, the fate of slavery as an economic system was sealed…

Anonymous349 (2022-06-21). Lithuania Trying To Provoke War With Russia By Blocking Kaliningrad. southfront.org Lucas Leiroz, researcher in Social Sciences at the Rural Federal University of Rio de Janeiro; geopolitical consultant. | European authorities are stopping the transit Russian goods in the Kaliningrad region, which is officially a part of the Russian territory. Such a measure tends to significantly increase tensions on the European continent and contribute negatively at a time of major concerns about international peace and security. | On June 18, the governor of Kaliningrad…

Anonymous765 (2022-06-21). Locations Of US Carrier Strike Groups — June 21, 2022. southfront.org This is the newest update of the 'U.S. Carrier Strike Groups Locations Map' exclusive series showing the approximate locations of U.S. Carrier Strike Groups. SouthFront: Analysis & Intelligence tracks locations of U.S. aircraft carriers using the available open-source information. No classified information was used in production of the map. | Carrier strike group (CSG) is an operational formation of the United States Navy. It is centered on an aircraft carrier and a carrier air w…

_____ (2022-06-21). Global Planned Financial Tsunami has Just Begun. journal-neo.org Since the creation of the US Federal Reserve over a century ago, every major financial market collapse has been deliberately triggered for political motives by the central bank. The situation is no different today, as clearly the US Fed is acting with its interest rate weapon to crash what is the greatest speculative financial bubble …

_____ (2022-06-21). US Murders Europe and Other Competitors with its Gas Weapon. journal-neo.org As you know, the main driver of US geopolitics has long been the reallocation of the hydrocarbon market. For this purpose, wars, coups and other conflicts are staged. To somehow camouflage such explicit aspirations for global energy market conquest, Washington has in recent decades adopted the brand of "holy war on terrorism" in pursuit of …

_____ (2022-06-21). Can Workers Overseas Provide Tips For US Labor Organizers? popularresistance.org The worldwide spread of Covid-19 created major challenges for workers and their unions throughout the globe. Very similar pandemic disruptions provided a timely reminder of the inter-connectedness of the global economy—and the need for cross-border links that enable workers to share information about their own struggles and learn from organized labor in other countries. | What are some of the "best practices" abroad that might be reproducible in the U.S. to help strengthen workplace protections here? Two labor-oriented academics, Kim Scipes and Robert Ovetz, have recently published collections of case studi…

_____ (2022-06-21). Community Land Trusts As A Proactive Model For Post-Capitalist Development. popularresistance.org On paper, a Community Land Trust [C.L.T.] is a non-profit organization first, but not necessarily foremost. Indefinite land leases within inflated financial and real estate markets are most desirable for the procurement of actual wealth equity. C.L.T.'s are a proactive model for sustainability and break the vicious cycle of our archaic Colonial past. The sociological relevance of a C.L.T. is in developing a community orientation for living a life aligned with autonomous Degrowth and the promotion of New Local Post-Capitalism. | New localism is therefore characterized by a cautious devolution of power to the local…

_____ (2022-06-21). Community Land Trusts as a Proactive Model for Post-Capitalist Sustainable New Local Development. popularresistance.org On paper, a Community Land Trust [C.L.T.] is a non-profit organization first, but not necessarily foremost. Indefinite land leases within inflated financial and real estate markets are most desirable for the procurement of actual wealth equity. C.L.T.'s are a proactive model for sustainability and break the vicious cycle of our archaic Colonial past. The sociological relevance of a C.L.T. is in developing a community orientation for living a life aligned with autonomous Degrowth and the promotion of New Local Post-Capitalism. | New localism is therefore characterized by a cautious devolution of power to the local…

_____ (2022-06-21). "Fight poverty, not the poor!": Thousands rally in Washington DC. popularresistance.org Thousands of people gathered in the US capital of Washington DC on June 18 to participate in the 'Poor People's and Low-Wage Workers' Assembly and Moral March on Washington and to the Polls'. The action was organized by the Poor People's Campaign (PPC) to address a broad range of interconnected issues affecting the country's 140 million poor and low wealth people— including access to health care and housing, systemic racism, the climate crisis, and rising militarism. | The PPC was joined by labor unions, religious organizations, and several climate action, human rights, and civil society groups. The rally t…

_____ (2022-06-21). 'Fight Poverty, Not The Poor!': Thousands Rally In Washington DC. popularresistance.org Washington D.C. – Thousands of people gathered in the US capital of Washington DC on June 18 to participate in the 'Poor People's and Low-Wage Workers' Assembly and Moral March on Washington and to the Polls'. The action was organized by the Poor People's Campaign (PPC) to address a broad range of interconnected issues affecting the country's 140 million poor and low wealth people— including access to health care and housing, systemic racism, the climate crisis, and rising militarism. | The PPC was joined by labor unions, religious organizations, and several climate action, human rights, and civil society g…

_____ (2022-06-21). How The US Could Lose The New Cold War. popularresistance.org The United States appears to have entered a new cold war with both China and Russia. And US leaders' portrayal of the confrontation as one between democracy and authoritarianism fails the smell test, especially at a time when the same leaders are actively courting a systematic human-rights abuser like Saudi Arabia. Such hypocrisy suggests that it is at least partly global hegemony, not values, that is really at stake. | For two decades after the fall of the Iron Curtain, the US was clearly number one. But then came disastrously misguided wars in the Middle East, the 2008 financial crash, rising inequality, the op…

_____ (2022-06-21). If Albanese Asks for Assange's Freedom, Biden Has Every Reason to Agree. popularresistance.org Two years ago, at my local Australian Labor Party branch, I moved a motion urging the ALP to support dropping extradition proceedings against Julian Assange. Maroubra ALP is not inner city. It might be regarded as a bastion of the right. The motion was carried, near unanimously. After the debate, one member came up and said: "I think Assange is probably a narcissistic bastard but he's ours." | That is, he's an Australian.

_____ (2022-06-21). If Albanese Asks For Assange's Freedom, Biden Ought To Agree. popularresistance.org Two years ago, at my local Australian Labor Party branch, I moved a motion urging the ALP to support dropping extradition proceedings against Julian Assange. Maroubra ALP is not inner city. It might be regarded as a bastion of the right. The motion was carried, near unanimously. After the debate, one member came up and said: "I think Assange is probably a narcissistic bastard but he's ours." | That is, he's an Australian. | It was the Trump administration — probably at the insistence of then-C.I.A. chief Mike Pompeo — that pursued Assange's extradition. The Morrison government declined even the fainte…

_____ (2022-06-21). Indigenous Protesters Continue To Arrive In Ecuador's Capital City. popularresistance.org Hundreds of demonstrators continued to enter Ecuador's capital on Monday during the eighth day of a mobilization against the government called by the indigenous movement, while the blockade of roads connecting the city of Quito (north) with the north and south of the country is maintained, | Images published on social networks show people walking on the road or in buckets of pick-up trucks in their eagerness to mobilize. | In the afternoon, the Confederation of Indigenous Nationalities of Ecuador (CONAIE) reported the arrival of indigenous people from the south of the country, who are currently near the Machachi…

_____ (2022-06-21). Workers at US abortion rights groups seek unions to prepare for post-Roe care. popularresistance.org As reproductive rights groups brace for an anticipated US supreme court decision to overturn Roe v Wade and strike down federal abortion rights in America, workers at these groups are organizing to unionize ahead of the expected legal changes. | About 400 workers at 28 clinics in five states in the midwest — Minnesota, Iowa, Nebraska, North Dakota and South Dakota, announced in late May 2022 their intent to unionize with SEIU Healthcare Minnesota and Iowa. They have filed for a union election with the National Labor Relations Board after a majority of workers signed authorization cards and their request for…

Amarynth (2022-06-21). The Fed's Austerity Program to Reduce Wages. thesaker.is By Michael Hudson and posted with the author's permission To Wall Street and its backers, the solution to any price inflation is to reduce wages and public social spending. The…

Amarynth (2022-06-21). The Masking of the Obvious. thesaker.is By Jimmie Moglia for the Saker Blog An Eastern monarch, of whom we know the existence but not the name, kept an officer in his house whose employment it was…

Ana Perdigón (2022-06-21). Bolton Predicts Rupture Within Venezuelan Opposition. orinocotribune.com The national security advisor to the White House during the Trump administration, John Bolton, has suggested that we could be seeing the beginning of an ultimate rupture within the Venezuelan opposition. | During an interview with Similarly, he added that towards the end of 2018 and the beginning of 2019, t…

Andy Kroll (2022-06-21). What Difference Does a War Make? tomdispatch.com From his first days in office, Joe Biden and his national security advisers seemed determined to revive America's fading global leadership via the strategy they knew best — challenging the "revisionist powers" Russia and China with a Cold War-style aggressiveness. When it came to Beijing, the president combined the policy initiatives of his predecessors, pursuing Barack Obama's "strategic pivot" from the Middle East to Asia, while continuing Donald Trump's trade war with China. In the process, Biden revived the kind of bipartisan foreign policy not seen in Washington since the Soviet Union collapsed in 1991…

Ann Brown (2022-06-21). 9 Trailblazers Who Helped Build Black Wall Street. moguldom.com The Greenwood neighborhood of Tulsa, Oklahoma, was considered the wealthiest Black enclave in the U.S. in the early 20th century when African Americans ran a thriving business district there known as Black Wall Street. Mobs of white residents attacked Black residents and destroyed homes and businesses in Greenwood on May 31 and June 1, 1921, …

Ann Brown (2022-06-21). Popular Democrat Radio Host Joe Madison: Joe Biden Can Celebrate Juneteenth With Presidential Commission To Study Reparations. moguldom.com Outspoken radio host Joe Madison wants President Joe Biden to do more than celebrate Juneteenth, which was signed into law as a federal holiday in 2021. Madison wants the president to create a presidential commission to study reparations for slavery. The federal bill H.R. 40, which proposes a commission to study reparations, has yet to …

Ann Brown (2022-06-21). Why Aren't Profiteering Record Labels Attached In The Young Thug YSL RICO Case? moguldom.com Atlanta rapper Young Thug, one of the country's most successful hip-hop artists, is facing 20 years to life in prison after being arrested and charged on May 9 for gang activity as part of a 52-count RICO indictment, along with fellow rapper Gunna and other associates. Prosecutors claim his label YSL (Young Stoner Life) Records is, …

Ann Brown (2022-06-21). 300 Entertainment Record Label Execs Lyor Cohen, Roger Gold Cashed Out For $400M Before RICO Charges Against YSL And Young Thug. moguldom.com Record label 300 Entertainment, which distributes Young Thug's YSL (Young Stoner Life) Records, was sold to Warner Music Group in December 2021. Founded by Lyor Cohen, Roger Gold, Kevin Liles, and Todd Moscowitz, the label cashed in on a whopping $400 million just months before one of its main artists, Young Thug, was arrested and …

Contributing Writers (2022-06-21). US Occupation Troops Steal Wheat from Syria to Send to Iraq. marktaliano.net In addition to stealing Syrian wheat supplies, the US military has also been stealing Syrian oil By The Cradle Global Research, June 21, 2022 The Cradle 20 June 2022 To receive …

Editor (2022-06-21). Captive labor: Exploitation of incarcerated workers. mronline.org Our nation incarcerates more than 1.2 million people in state and federal prisons, and two out of three of these incarcerated people are also workers. In most instances, the jobs these nearly 800,000 incarcerated workers have look similar to those of millions of people working on the outside.

Editor (2022-06-21). A Trail of Tears: How Veterans Return From America's Wars. scheerpost.com By Ann Jones / TomDispatch Best of TomDispatch: Ann Jones, War Wounds America's Father's Day was first celebrated on June 19, 1910, in Washington State. That was only a few years before Ann Jones's father went to war. His was the Great War which turned out — with its trenches of frozen mud, rats and …

Fight Back (2022-06-21). Colombians elect leftist Gustavo Petro in historic election, despite violence and threats. fightbacknews.org Tucson, AZ – Despite massive amounts of corporate media propaganda, police crackdowns and right-wing violence, Colombians elected leftist Gustavo Petro as president in a runoff election on June 19. The new vice president is Francia Marquez Mina, an Afro-Colombian woman. This is the first time Colombia elected a president who is not from either the mainstream liberal or conservative parties. | This election victory is a rejection of the reactionary agenda of Rodolfo Hernandez, who is now making allegations of electoral tampering and fraud. Not only did the people of Colombia defeat this right-wing agenda, they ele…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-06-21). "…Chile…Colombia…Brazil???": Bolsonaro Despair at Left Resurgence. libya360.wordpress.com BRASILWIRE Folha's Monica Bergamo reports that, following the victory of Gustavo Petro, President Jair Bolsonaro sent a message on a private WhatsApp group in which he despaired at the result. Left-wing candidate Gustavo Petro was elected president on Sunday with 40.32% of the vote. It is the first time the left has won an election in…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-06-21). Despite the Left's Victories, Warning Signs of a Fascist Backlash Appear in Colombia & Beyond. libya360.wordpress.com Rainer Shea The decaying colonial regime in Colombia has reached a crisis. Its people, devastated by corporate destruction of their living standards and a corrupt narco regime which has exacted tremendous brutality upon them, has elected a leftist presidential candidate. Not one who represents a radical change, but one who at least represents a break…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-06-21). Do Colombians and Venezuelans Need to Become Political "Allies"? libya360.wordpress.com Franco Vielma The election of Gustavo Petro as president of Colombia and his running mate as vice-president, Francia Márquez, is undoubtedly a political milestone in this country, especially considering the long cycle of right-wing conservative governments that took the form of a political caste since the assassination of Jorge Eliécer Gaitán in 1948. This event…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-06-21). Ecuadorians Continue to Resist as National Strike Enters Second Week. libya360.wordpress.com Tanya Wadhwa Since June 13, hundreds of thousands of Ecuadorians have been mobilizing across the country as a part of an indefinite national strike against the right-wing government of President Guillermo Lasso and his regressive economic policies. Photo: Alexander Crespo Defying the state of emergency, enduring brutal police and military repression, hundreds of thousands of…

KWORINOCO (2022-06-21). Honduras Executive Sentenced to 22 Years for Berta Cáceres Murder. orinocotribune.com David Castillo Mejía, a second lieutenant in the military intelligence service of the Honduran army from 2006-11, who went on to the position of executive president of the Desarrollos Energéticos SA (DESA) company, was sentenced to 22 years and six months in prison for his role in the murder of activist Berta Isabel Cáceres in 2016. | The court also ordered "additional penalties of absolute disqualification and suspension of citizenship" of Castillo. In its sentence, the court declared that the evidence presented during the trial was "enough to break the presumption of innocence" by which they concluded that Cast…

Larry Holmes (2022-06-21). Top banker says, 'An economic hurricane is coming' — Workers of the world, time to get ready to fight! workers.org This slightly edited talk was given by WWP First Secretary, Larry Holmes, at a New York City branch meeting on June 16. The economic crisis that is unfolding is by far the biggest development right now. Bigger than anything I can think of, and a lot of important things are . . . |

M.K. Bhadrakumar (2022-06-21). Why India must decouple from I2U2. peoplesdispatch.org A subaltern role to serve US and Israeli interests cannot enhance India's prestige in West Asia where, as it is, Modi government is perceived as an Islamophobic regime backed by religious fanatics…

Mirinda Crissman (2022-06-21). Juneteenth: emancipation, resistance and reparations. workers.org Houston This article, which appeared in the June 23, 2021, issue of Workers World, is being reprinted here to celebrate the victory of Juneteenth officially recognized as a federal holiday. Juneteenth march, Ft. Worth, Texas, June 18. After decades of struggle for recognition, Juneteenth has been made a federal holiday . . . |

Misión Verdad (2022-06-21). The Significance of Petro's Victory for Colombia & the Region. orinocotribune.com By Misión Verdad &#1 ; June 20, 2022 | What polls predicted in recent weeks has been fulfilled: Gustavo Petro is the president-elect of Colombia. The Historical Pact (PH) coalition achieved an unprecedented victory for a progressive political formation in a country undermined by the violence of a social and armed conflict spanning several decades. | Alongside Petro, the first Afro-Colombian woman from the working class to reach the vice presidency, Francia Márquez, brought in support from various grassroots sectors, including those that have been historically excluded from the political process. | This political…

Peoples Dispatch (2022-06-21). Israel's ruling coalition decides to dissolve parliament, call for fresh elections. peoplesdispatch.org The dissolution of the Knesset will lead to automatic extension of the controversial settlers' law for next six months. The government had failed to get approval for its extension earlier this month…

Peoples Dispatch (2022-06-21). Millions affected as Bangladesh experiences worst floods in last two decades. peoplesdispatch.org Dozens of people have been killed in monsoon storms across northeastern Bangladesh. Almost six million people in the region remain stranded and are facing an immense scarcity of food, drinking water and shelter as the humanitarian crisis worsens…

Peoples Dispatch (2022-06-21). Targeted attacks force Sikh minority to flee from Afghanistan. peoplesdispatch.org At least 111 Sikhs have been granted emergency visas in neighboring India after a Sikh gurdwara was stormed by extremists in Kabul on June 18, killing two and injuring seven others…

Staff (2022-06-21). Pan-Turkic bloc: Azerbaijan, Uzbekistan sign military pact. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Azeri Press AgencyJune 21, 2022 Azerbaijan, Uzbekistan sign Treaty on military cooperation A treaty on military cooperation has been signed between the Government of the Republic of Azerbaijan and the Government of the Republic of Uzbekistan and a Treaty on military-technical cooperation has been signed between the Government of the Republic of Azerbaijan and the …

Ron Ridenour (2022-06-21). Could Icelanders Herald Path to Economic Equality with Prosperity and Peace? thiscantbehappening.net (Part II of CAM Correspondent Ron Ridenour's Perspective on Near-Pristine Island-Nation — Part 1 here in Covert Action magazine) By Ron Ridenour We can learn from the Icelandic people's sense of assuming political responsibility, their tightknit togetherness—98% know people they can rely on—and from their culture, which fosters more authors per capita than any … |

Sandipan Talukdar (2022-06-21). Desertification is rising in Central Asia: study. peoplesdispatch.org Desertification, as warned by scientists, may increase due to global warming and climate change. A recent study bolsters this alert as it has found that desert climates have been spreading by up to 100 kilometers in Central Asia since the 1980s. The study was published in the journal

Tanupriya Singh (2022-06-21). 0,000 people at risk of eviction in Brazil as Supreme Court moratorium nears end. peoplesdispatch.org The Zero Evictions Campaign has warned that 142,000 families might lose their homes if the STF-issued injunction against evictions is allowed to expire on June 30.

Yasmin Abusayma (2022-06-21). 15-year blockade crushes dreams of Gaza's businesswomen. electronicintifada.net Startups struggle to succeed under Israeli restrictions.

TeleSUR, SH (2022-06-21). Presidente de Panamá es diagnosticado con cáncer en la sangre. telesurtv.net De acuerdo a un comunicado de la Presidencia panameña, el presidente Cortizo sufre de un síndrome mielodisplásico de riesgo intermedio.

____ (2022-06-21). China expresses concerns over Indigenous women's rights in U.S., Canada, Australia. ecns.cn China on Monday expressed its concerns over violations of rights of the Indigenous women and girls in the United States, Canada and Australia.

Staff (2022-06-21). Iranian tourism minister meets with Azeri culture minister. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) — Iranian tourism minister held a meeting with visiting Azeri culture minister in Tehran to explore ways to expand bilateral cultural relations.

TeleSUR, hvh, JCM (2022-06-21). Presidente francés rechaza renuncia de primera ministra. telesurtv.net El mandatario Emmanuel Macron sostendrá encuentros con los líderes de los distintos partidos políticos con el fin de alcanzar un consenso.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-21). Mayo Clinic Minute: What to expect with COVID-19 vaccinations for youngest kids. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) could grant emergency use authorization of a COVID-19 vaccination for the youngest kids later this month. Pfizer asked the agency to review data and authorize its COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 6 months to 5 years.If the FDA committee recommends authorization, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will still need to sign off on the vaccinations before they would go into the littlest of arms. Watch: The Mayo…

Wirta D. (2022-06-21). Update on Dry Eye Disease. jamanetwork.com To the Editor The recent JAMA Insights article about the pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment of dry eye disease provided clear and concise information for practicing clinicians. However, other approaches for treatment of dry eye disease could have been mentioned, such as OC-01 (varenicline solution) nasal spray. In the primary phase 3 trial (ONSET-2) that included 758 patients with dry eye disease, treatment with OC-01 (varenicline solution) nasal spray for 4 weeks improved tear production and patient-reported symptoms compared with vehicle (control) nasal spray. In October 2021, this drug was approved by t…

____ (2022-06-21). Aussie expert debunks lame claims of 'forced labor' in Xinjiang. ecns.cn Some scholarly analyses on so-called Xinjiang's "forced labor" lack transparent methodologies, reliable evidence and cogent legal basis, which are pieces of "strategic disinformation" and "at best amount to junk research".

Peoples Dispatch (2022-06-21). Daily Round-up | Gustavo Petro wins in Colombia, Mélenchon surges in France. peoplesdispatch.org In this episode, we bring you stories from the election results in Colombia and France, protests in Tunisia and the escalating economic and political crisis in Sri Lanka…

Staff (2022-06-21). Israeli air strikes on Damascus airport 'unacceptable'. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) — First Deputy Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the UN Dmitry Polyansky has said Israeli air strikes on the Damascus airport were unacceptable and bore potential to escalate tensions throughout the region.

TeleSUR, JL (2022-06-21). Amplían estado de excepción en varias provincias de Ecuador. telesurtv.net De acuerdo a la nueva medida proferida por el jefe de Estado, las provincias donde regirá el estado de excepción son Pichincha, Imbabura, Cotopaxi, Chimborazo, Tungurahua y Pastaza.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-21). Mayo Clinic expert speaks of significance of Lyme disease uptick. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Lyme disease has infected more than 14% of the world's population, according to a new study. "It's significant," says Dr. Bobbi Pritt, director of the Clinical Parasitology Laboratory at Mayo Clinic. "If you look at the numbers and how it breaks down in regions across the United States, in some areas, that exceeds 50% seropositivity. That means people are walking around with antibodies in their blood that are detectable. That shows they've been exposed to Lyme disease at some…

Lin Y, Chen Y. (2022-06-21). Effect of Intra-arrest Transport and Extracorporeal Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation on Functional Neurologic Outcome in Refractory Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest. jamanetwork.com To the Editor A recent study provided evidence that the bundle of early intra-arrest transport, extracorporeal cardiopulmonary resuscitation, invasive assessment, and treatment did not significantly improve patient survival with favorable neurologic outcome over 180 days compared with standard resuscitation. However, we would like to highlight some methodological issues with this study.

TeleSUR, ldp, sh (2022-06-21). Huelga en Uruguay por los derechos de empresas públicas. telesurtv.net La marcha critica el apoyo del gobierno a empresas privadas del sector de los combustibles en detrimento de las públicas.

Staff (2022-06-21). Tehran to host Shanghai SCOCOEX Cooperation Opportunity Fair. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) — Iran's first "SCOCOEX " exhibition will be held in Tehran on the subject of opportunities ahead for the member countries of the Shanghai Organization.

____ (2022-06-21). Cadets urged to hone skills, strengthen armed forces. ecns.cn President Xi Jinping has urged cadets who will soon graduate from the Infantry Academy of the People's Liberation Army Ground Force to devote themselves to building a world-class military.

World Beyond War, partners (2022-06-21). Saturday 6/25: 24 Hour Global Peace Wave Rally: No to Militarization — Yes to Cooperation (6/25). indybay.org Virtual global peace rally via livestream and Zoom for 24 hours nonstop…

TeleSUR, SH (2022-06-21). Parlamento ecuatoriano exige al Gobierno dialogar con indígenas. telesurtv.net El pleno de Asamblea Nacional de Ecuador rechazó el decreto del Estado de Excepción y el manejo de la situación social por parte de Guillermo Lasso.

Bernardo Esteves (2022-06-21). øCámara de desinformación? Deforestación brasileña según Bolsonaro. peoplesworld.org La semana pasada, el gobierno brasileño estableció un grupo de burócratas cuya misión es estudiar las cifras de deforestación y quema realizadas por el INPE (Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas Espaciais), el Instituto Nacional de Estudios Espaciales. Esta Sala Consultiva Temática va a "revisar los datos" y determinar qué áreas fueron deforestadas legal e ilegalmente, según …

____ (2022-06-21). Tangshan probes officials involved in violent assault case. ecns.cn Ma Aijun, head of Lubei district branch of Tangshan public security bureau in Tangshan, Hebei province, has been under disciplinary and supervisory investigation, an official statement said on Tuesday. He is also the district's deputy head.

WSWS (2022-06-21). The CDC approves vaccines for children under five: An advance, but with many limitations. wsws.org There are more than 19 million children under five whose parents were waiting for approval by the regulatory agencies to endorse these life-saving tratments.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-21). Does the pandemic have you 'pangry'? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org MANKATO, Minn. — Are we out of the woods with COVID-19? Have we reached the endemic stage? Should we adopt the mindset that the virus is just a part of our lives now and carry on as usual? Many people are walking around with more questions than answers as new COVID variants emerge and case counts continue to fluctuate. Without a definitive answer as to what the next phase of the pandemic will look like,…

Staff (2022-06-21). Russian military to receive first Sarmat ICBM in late 2022. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) — Sarmat, Russia's newest land-based intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), will be in the military's service already in late 2022, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday.

____ (2022-06-21). China's first methanol-powered dual-fuel green vessel delivered in Guangzhou. ecns.cn The first China-built methanol-powered dual-fuel green vessel was delivered in Guangzhou on Monday.

____ (2022-06-21). Lam expresses optimism about Hong Kong's future. ecns.cn Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor said she is more optimistic about the future of Hong Kong because it has been brought back to the right track of the principle of "one country, two systems".

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2022-06-21). Two Persian leopards spotted in S Iran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) — Two Persian leopards have been spotted in the Dashtestan region, the head of the city's department of environment said.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-06-21). Rusia advierte a Lituania de consecuencias por bloqueo a Kaliningrado. telesurtv.net Lituania debe comprender la gravedad de las consecuencias de la prohibición del tránsito de mercancías por ferrocarril desde Rusia a la región de Kaliningrado.

Staff (2022-06-21). Presidente cubano: Que la participación popular distinga el trabajo en los barrios. cubadebate.cu El trabajo social que se realiza en las comunidades cubanas es un tema de constante evaluación en la agenda del Gobierno al cual se dio seguimiento este lunes en reunión encabezada por el Presidente y el Vicepresidente de la República, así como el Primer Ministro.

____ (2022-06-21). Foreign interest in A shares rises. ecns.cn The recent bullish performance of the tech-heavy ChiNext in Shenzhen has come amid international investors' increasing interest in A-share companies, especially the smaller-cap technology companies, experts said on Monday.

WSWS (2022-06-21). Apple Store employees in Towson, Maryland vote to unionize. wsws.org Workers are seeking a way to collectively fight the massively profitable tech giant. But the International Association of Machinists will offer them no way forward.

Staff (2022-06-21). Boosting Iran-Armenia economic coop to enhance political ties. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) — Continuous cooperation between Iran and Armenia in the fields of trade and economy will lead to bolstering of political relations of both sides, the Iranian official said.

Steven Harper (2022-06-21). Trump and His Allies Are 'A Clear and Present Danger to American Democracy'. commondreams.org Every responsible media representative should have been amplifying Luttig's stark message, not deducting points based on performance.

Edmonson M, Zhao Q, Francis DO, et al. (2022-06-21). Association of Patient Characteristics With Postoperative Mortality in Children Undergoing Tonsillectomy. jamanetwork.com This retrospective cohort study uses discharge data from 5 US states to evaluate postoperative mortality rates in children undergoing tonsillectomy, overall and in relation to recognized risk factors for complications.

Staff (2022-06-21). Iran Parliament open session. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) — Chaired by the Iranian Parliament Speaker Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf, the parliament held an open session on Tuesday morning with the participation of the Iranian Health Minister Bahram Einollahi.

KD>>MovingGround (2022-06-21). Saturday 7/2: the NETWORK project. indybay.org Djerassi Resident Artist Program | 2325 Bear Gulch Road | Woodside, CA 94062…

Roland Rottenfusser, Jochen Kirchhof (2022-06-21). The poetization of the world and Behind the Curtain. indybay.org When the poet says "autumn," he can mean a season (outside), but at the same time he can also mean melancholy, farewell, decline, the dying of a happy love affair (inside). Schelling had already praised this capacity of poetry: "What we call nature is a poem that lies locked in secret, wonderful writing."

WSWS (2022-06-21). Australia's Labor government rejects surging demands to free Assange. wsws.org Labor has responded with hostility to the groundswell of support for the WikiLeaks founder, with Albanese denouncing those who have called on his government to free Julian Assange.

TeleSUR, DRL (2022-06-21). Huelga en el servicio ferroviario paraliza Reino Unido. telesurtv.net Boris Johnson respondió a las huelgas ferroviarias con planes para reestructurar el sector con despidos masivos.

Orchard City Indivisible (2022-06-21). Saturday 7/16: UpCycle: 4th Annual Rummage Sale Fundraiser for ACLU & Other Orgs. indybay.org Parking lot at Campbell United Church of Christ, 400 West Campbell Avenue, Campbell, CA 9 08. | Masks Required…

TeleSUR, JDO (2022-06-21). Ataque terrorista contra autobús provoca 13 muertos en Siria. telesurtv.net Atentan contra transporte militar en carretera entre Raqqa y Homs. Entre las víctimas hay civiles y uniformados, así como tres heridos.

TeleSUR, ldp, SH (2022-06-21). ONU aprueba nueva resolución de independencia de Puerto Rico. telesurtv.net El proyecto defiende la independencia económica y política de Puerto Rico para que pueda desarrollarse sin pedir permisos a EE.UU.

____ (2022-06-21). Regulation offers new anti-graft tool. ecns.cn The General Office of the Communist Party of China Central Committee has issued a regulation to further tighten restrictions on the business activities of families of officials in one of the latest moves to fight corruption.

____ (2022-06-21). Chengdu opens first floating park. ecns.cn Residents visit the newly-built Furong Island Park on the waters of the Jinjiang River in Chengdu, southwest China's Sichuan Province, June 21, 2022.

Monterey Peninsula Pride (2022-06-21). Saturday 7/23: Monterey Peninsula Pride Parade & Celebration 2022. indybay.org CELEBRATION: Custom House Plaza – Monterey State Historic Park, Olivier Street and Scott Street, Monterey, CA 93940 | PRIDE PARADE: starts at Alvarado Street and Polk Street in Monterey @ 11 AM…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-21). Mayo Clinic ranks in all 10 specialties in U.S. News & World Report's 'Best Children's Hospitals' rankings. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic Children's Center in Rochester is ranked the No. 1 children's hospital in Minnesota according to U.S. News & World Report's 2022—2023 "Best Children's Hospitals" rankings. The rankings identify the top 50 children's hospitals in 10 pediatric specialties. Mayo Clinic Children's Center ranked as a top-performing children's hospital in all 10 of those pediatric specialties. "Mayo Clinic Children's Center is honored to continuously rank among the top children's hospitals across the…

TeleSUR- SH (2022-06-21). Trabajadores del cobre anuncia paro nacional en Chile. telesurtv.net El presidente de la FTC aseguró que cerca de mil trabajadores del sector se unirán a la huelga nacional.

____ (2022-06-21). First int'l freight train launched between NW China's Ningxia and Iran. ecns.cn

_____ (2022-06-21). Brussels At Near-Standstill As Cost-Of-Living March Draws 70,000. popularresistance.org Around 70,000 Belgian workers marched through Brussels on Monday demanding government action to tackle sharply rising living costs, as one-day strikes at Brussels Airport and on local transport networks nationwide brought public travel to a near-halt. | Protesters carried flags and banners reading "More respect, higher wages" and "End excise duty", while some set off flares. Some demanded the government do more, others said employers needed to improve pay and working conditions.

____ (2022-06-21). Survey shows China trusts science. ecns.cn Trust levels in science and scientists have been discovered to be highest among Chinese in a global survey on the state of science released on Monday by conglomerate 3M.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-21). Consumer Health: Men's health and living a longer, healthier life. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org June is Men's Health Month, and Men's Health Week will be observed June 13—19, which makes this a good time to learn about the biggest threats to men's health and what you can do to keep yourself healthy. Two of the leading causes of death for men in the U.S. are heart disease and cancer, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The good news is that healthy lifestyle choices can reduce your risk for…

WSWS (2022-06-21). Network Rail engineer in Sheffield, UK speaks on risk to safety from cuts and fragmentation. wsws.org A WSWS reporting team spoke to an experienced maintenance engineer on the picket line at the Network Rail depot on Blast Lane, Sheffield.

Rubin R. (2022-06-21). New Test to Help Diagnose Alzheimer Disease. jamanetwork.com The FDA recently permitted Fujirebio Diagnostics to market the first in vitro diagnostic biomarker test for early detection of amyloid plaques associated with Alzheimer disease.

____ (2022-06-21). Astronaut mother sends wishes to her children. ecns.cn Liu Yang, China's first female astronaut, has touched the hearts of millions with a letter to her two children that was made public after she set off into space for the second time earlier this month.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-21). Mayo Clinic Minute: Pregnancy is no picnic when it comes to listeria. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Food safety is important for everybody, but it is especially important if you're expecting. Hormonal changes during pregnancy can change a pregnant person's immune system, making her more susceptible to contracting foodborne illness.In this Mayo Clinic Minute, Dr. Nipunie Rajapakse, a Mayo Clinic pediatric infectious diseases expert, discusses the risks associated with listeria and what summertime foods should be avoided by those who are expecting. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute. youtu.be/ultQRQq3cm0 Journalists: Broadcast-quality video (1: 10)…

____ (2022-06-21). Headlines of Iran's Persian dailies on June 21. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) — Mehr News agency takes a look at headlines of Iran's Persian-language dailies on Tuesday, June 21.

____ (2022-06-21). Skull fossil of a Parataxidea discovered in China marks new achievement in paleopathology. ecns.cn A skull fossil of a Parataxidea of the mustelidae species diagnosed of ossifying fibroma was discovered by scientists for the first time in China, a new achievement in the field of paleopathology, a joint team of Chinese and foreign scientists announced on Monday.

Labor Video Project (2022-06-21). On Juneteenth Weekend Parents, Teacher & Student Speak Out At Liberated Parker Elementary. indybay.org On the Juneteenth weekend a student, parents and a teacher spoke out at the occupied Parker Elementary school which has turned into a liberation school in Oakland.

Hendrik Sybrandy (2022-06-21). Stanley Cup Final supports local economy in Colorado. america.cgtn.com The Colorado Avalanche and the Tampa Bay Lightning are competing for this year's title at the Stanley Cup Final.

____ (2022-06-21). Spokesperson denounces 'parliamentary diplomacy' visits by 'Taiwan independence' separatist. ecns.cn A Chinese mainland spokesperson on Tuesday denounced the so-called "parliamentary diplomacy" visits to certain countries by Yu Shyi-Kun, a diehard separatist, as one intended to get external anti-China forces on board to advocate "Taiwan independence."

_____ (2022-06-21). US Outlines Continued Primacy Over Asia at 2022 Shangri-La Dialogue. journal-neo.org The British International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) has hosted the "Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore since 2002. It is billed as "Asia's premier security summit," all while being almost entirely Western-centric in agenda and design. To help illustrate this, since the format was created, the first plenary meeting has always been centered around the US …

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-21). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Tips for reducing risk of hearing loss. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I recently realized that I often ask people to repeat themselves, and I must turn up the volume on the TV louder than before. How do I know if I have hearing loss? I am 46. Aren't I too young for hearing loss? Can I take steps to prevent future hearing loss? ANSWER: The ears are an important part of the body, and damage to the delicate structures housed there can lead to hearing…

Labor Video Project (2022-06-21). 4,000 S. Africa NUMSA Implats Platinum Workers Strike: NUMSA's Phakamile Majola Reports. indybay.org 4.000 South African NUMSA Implats contract platinum workers have gone on strike against slave labor conditions. These workers are paid much less than regular workers at the company for doing the same work. Contract workers are being used by companies to destroy their benefits and working conditions.

Staff (2022-06-21). Russia warns UK will 'cease to exist' in nuclear WW3. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) — The UK will "physically cease to exist" if the new standoff in Lithuania triggers a nuclear World War 3, warned a retired Russian general and military expert.

Staff (2022-06-21). Bielorrusia: Delegación de BioCubaFarma intercambia con fabricantes de productos farmacéuticos. cubadebate.cu Este 20 de junio, sesionó encuentro de la delegación de BioCubaFarma con fabricantes de productos farmacéuticos de Bielorrusia. | Durante el encuentro las partes discutieron las perspectivas de cooperación en el campo de los medicamentos y dispositivos médicos, así como cuestiones sobre la posibilidad de trabajar la producción de medicamentos.

Staff (2022-06-21). Se alista Santiago de Cuba para Expocaribe 2022. cubadebate.cu Expocaribe 2022, la segunda bolsa comercial más importante de Cuba tras la Feria Internacional de La Habana, acogerá esta semana en Santiago de Cuba a 17 naciones (cifra que puede incrementarse), a 260 empresas de casi todo el país y algunas foráneas, y a personalidades extranjeras, según una fuente autorizada.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-06-21). Organizaciones indígenas en Ecuador denuncian represión policial. telesurtv.net Por su parte, el ministro de Defensa de Ecuador acusó a las organizaciones indígenas de poner en "riesgo la democracia".

WSWS (2022-06-21). Study suggests more than half of all Australians may have caught COVID-19 in 2022. wsws.org In Queensland, 26 percent of blood-donor samples tested in late February contained COVID-19 antibodies.

City Lights Booksellers & Pub. (2022-06-21). Wednesday 6/29: Decolonial Futures & Environmental Justice: Panel Talk w/ Ecofeminist Dr. Vandana Shiva. indybay.org Virtual event via Zoom…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-21). Tips for severe weather planning. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Hurricane season is underway, and above-normal activity is predicted this year. As COVID-19 is still a concern, there may be added stress when it comes to ensuring safety from severe weather and the spread of infection. Being properly prepared with medical supplies, and food and water, can help ensure personal safety and well-being. "Past experiences show it can take one storm to have an impact, so it is important to make a plan for you and…

WSWS (2022-06-21). Video shows Uvalde, Texas, police were armed and on scene within 9 minutes of gunman entering school. wsws.org The police, despite having military grade hardware, did not even attempt to enter the classroom for at least 77 minutes.

WSWS (2022-06-21). Lawyer for families of rail workers killed in 2019 Canadian Pacific derailment: "There are a hundred different ways that things can go wrong, all linked to profit" wsws.org The WSWS spoke with Regina-based lawyer Tavengwa Runyowa, whose legal team is representing the families of two of the victims of the 2019 Field derailment.

Staff (2022-06-21). Iran detains Mossad spies in southeast. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) — The prosecutor general in the southeastern Iranian province of Sistan and Baluchestan said Tuesday that some Mossad agents were arrested in the province who sought to assassinate the Iranian nuclear scientists.

Aunt Lute Books (2022-06-21). Wednesday 6/29: Home in the Bay | A Reading Series: The Second Event. indybay.org

Staff (2022-06-21). øConoces la terminología del Pronóstico del Tiempo? cubadebate.cu La meteorología se rige por palabras evocadoras como chubascos, lloviznas o vientos fuertes. Sin embargo, acabamos despreciándola llamando lluvia a cualquier tipo de precipitación y nos limitamos a utilizar expresiones en la calle como: ®hay tremendo aire ®, e incluso observamos las nubes solo para hacer una foto y subirla a las redes.

WSWS (2022-06-21). "Nothing has changed": Workers speak out after death of Caterpillar worker Steven Dierkes. wsws.org Caterpillar workers, current and former, continue to speak to the World Socialist Web Site about the deadly industrial conditions they face in the aftermath of the horrific death of 37-year-old Steven Dierkes.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-06-21). José Mauro Coelho renuncia a la presidencia de Petrobras. telesurtv.net En un comunicado, la compañía dijo que la junta directiva revisaría el nombramiento de un presidente interino.

Staff (2022-06-21). Iran prepares enrichment escalation at Fordow plant: IAEA. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) — The IAEA said in a new report that preparations for enrichment began on Sunday, citing Iran is escalating its uranium enrichment further by preparing to use advanced IR-6 centrifuges at the Fordow facility.

TeleSUR, DRL (2022-06-21). Bolivia pide por la unidad del país al recibir Año Nuevo Andino. telesurtv.net Coincidiendo con el solsticio de invierno en el hemisferio sur comienza el Año Nuevo Andino, Amazónico y Chaqueño 5530.

Adriaan Alsema (2022-06-21). Colombia hears former guerrilla chiefs over mass kidnappings. colombiareports.com Colombia's war crimes tribunal JEP on Tuesday began hearing former commanders of now-defunct guerrilla group FARC over the kidnapping of more than 20,000 people. The JEP will be interrogating seven…

Staff (2022-06-21). Transformación social en las montañas de Cienfuegos. cubadebate.cu Recorrer el macizo montañoso de Guamuhaya es entraren contacto con un paisaje exuberante, caminos empinados y gentes dispuestas a continuar laborando para revolucionar los 32 asentamientos poblacionales, ubicados por tan intrincados lares, beneficiados mucho más a partir del surgimiento, hace tres décadas y media, del Plan Turquino.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-21). Mayo Clinic Minute: Importance of skin checks for people with darker skin. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org One out of 5 people in the U.S. will develop a form of skin cancer, according to the American Academy of Dermatology Association. For people with darker skin tones, incidence of late-stage skin cancer is rising. Dr. Naiara Sbroggio Barbosa (Nie-e-ARE-ah Bar-BOH-sah), a Mayo Clinic dermatologist, explains how people with darker skin tones can protect themselves from skin cancer. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/wu5tIo2qISc Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (1: 00) is in the downloads at the…

Pod Save America (2022-06-21). Sunday 6/19: Pod Save America (A)Live Tour 2022 w/ Rep. Lee in Oakland. indybay.org Fox Theater, 1807 Telegraph Ave, Oakland, CA 94612 | Masks Required. COVID Safety rules: thefoxoakland.com/venue-info/health-safety/

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-06-21). Rusia anuncia despliegue de misiles balísticos para fines de 2022. telesurtv.net Además de las nuevas armas ya probadas en el campo de batalla, las tropas también comenzaron a recibir sistemas de defensa aérea y antimisiles S- 0.

Staff (2022-06-21). Cuba celebra el Día Internacional del Yoga (+Fotos). cubadebate.cu "Agradecido con todas las instituciones que han colaborado con esta actividad. Quería resaltar que el yoga, no solo trae ventajas para la Educación Física, sino también para la vida. Esta práctica milenaria originaria de la India, sana y trasmite paz", dijo el Excelentísimo Señor Janakiraman, Embajador de la India en Cuba.

Luis Chirino (2022-06-21). Cuba's new agricultural revolution. america.cgtn.com See how Cuban agriculture has grown to be sustainable.

WSWS (2022-06-21). Sri Lankan police arrest 21 anti-government protesters. wsws.org The Socialist Equality Party and the International Youth and Students for Socialist Equality condemn Monday's arrests and the ongoing police witch hunt of anti-government protesters.

Staff (2022-06-21). Front pages of Iran's English dailies on June 21. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) — Here are the front pages of Iran's English language dailies on Tuesday, June 21.

____ (2022-06-21). China remains an important destination for multinationals' global investment. ecns.cn

US Gov; C-Span; Common Cause (2022-06-21). Tuesday 6/21: January 6th Hearings Day 4 (livestream & analysis). indybay.org Online via livestream…

Peoples Dispatch (2022-06-21). Japanese court lands a blow to marriage equality during Pride Month. peoplesdispatch.org The Osaka District Court deemed that the ban on same-sex marriage is constitutional. Last year, a petition at the Sapporo District Court ruled the ban unconstitutional…

____ (2022-06-21). Iran condemns imposing sanctions for political aims. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 22 (MNA) — Iran's Permanent Ambassador to United Nations Majid Takht Ravanchi strongly condemned the imposition of sanctions by some governments that use them as political leverage in their bilateral relations.

TeleSUR, hvh, JCM (2022-06-21). Ministro de Defensa de Perú denuncia dictadura parlamentaria. telesurtv.net José Luis Gavidia señaló que "se está tratando de poner en debate en el Pleno el cambio de más de 54 artículos".

Staff (2022-06-21). Parlamentos de Cuba y Bélgica estrechan vínculos bilaterales (+ Fotos). cubadebate.cu La presidenta de la Cámara de Representantes de Bélgica, Éliane Tillieux, recibió en Bruselas al secretario de la Asamblea Nacional de Cuba, Homero Acosta, encuentro en el que abordaron el fortalecimiento de los vínculos parlamentarios. El diputado de la isla, quien también es secretario del Consejo de Estado, calificó de excelente la reunión.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-06-21). Gas production at South Pars Phase 11 to start in Oct. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) — Iranian oil minister Javad Owji predicted Tuesday that as much as 670 million cubic feet of gas will be extracted by the domestic companies in phase 11 of the South Pars gas field from October.

Staff (2022-06-21). VIDEO: Moment Russian boat blown up by two Harpoon missiles. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) — The video footage shows the moment a Russian boat loaded with weapons is blown up by two Harpoon missiles.

TeleSUR, ldp, SH (2022-06-21). Masacre en Malí por grupo yihadista deja 132 fallecidos. telesurtv.net El presidente declaró tres días de duelo nacional y envió las condolencias a los familiares de las víctimas.

____ (2022-06-21). Light show staged to celebrate Hong Kong's return to the motherland. ecns.cn A light show is staged at the Victoria Harbor to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Hong Kong's return to the motherland in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region(HKSAR), June 20, 2022.

Rubin R. (2022-06-21). Dietary Supplement Sellers Receive Warnings. jamanetwork.com The FDA recently issued warning letters to 10 companies for selling adulterated dietary supplements.

Staff (2022-06-21). El turismo transita por una nueva época, un nuevo viajero y un reto económico. cubadebate.cu El XV Seminario Internacional Periodismo y Turismo sesiona en la sede del Instituto Internacional de Periodismo José Martí, en La Habana. Los temas vinculados con el turismo y las adecuaciones de este sector marcado por la pandemia de COVID-19 y la crisis económica mundial estarán en el centro de debate.

____ (2022-06-21). Iran elected as ICA Board member. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 22 (MNA) — The Chairman of Iranian Chamber of Cooperatives was elected as a member of Board of Directors of the International Co-operative Alliance (ICA) by a majority of votes in the General Assembly of the Alliance.

____ (2022-06-21). China's road freight volume drops in first five months. ecns.cn China's road freight volume fell 4.6 percent year on year in the first five months of the year, data from the Ministry of Transport showed.

WSWS (2022-06-21). UK rail strike live coverage. wsws.org The World Socialist Web Site is running live coverage of today's UK rail strike, including reports, photos and interviews from picket lines.

Staff (2022-06-21). Chequea Consejo de Estado cumplimiento de importantes programas del país. cubadebate.cu El Consejo de Estado de la República de Cuba evaluó la marcha de importantes programas del país en su sesión de este lunes encabezada por el Presidente de este órgano, Esteban Lazo Hernández, y con la participación del Primer Secretario del Comité Central del Partido y Presidente de la República de Cuba, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, y del primer ministro, Manuel Marrero Cruz.

____ (2022-06-21). Wang Yi: China is committed to promoting global development. ecns.cn Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Monday stressed that China has always been committed to promoting global development through cooperation, adhering to true multilateralism, upholding the spirit of open and inclusive partnership, and sharing its own development experience.

____ (2022-06-21). China's Jiangxi issues red alert for floods. ecns.cn Aerial view shows Wuyuan county, known as China's "most beautiful county", surrounded by floodwater in east China's Jiangxi Province, June 20, 2022.

TeleSUR, lv, SH (2022-06-21). Justicia boliviana promueve nuevos juicios contra Jeanine Añez. telesurtv.net Una de las propuesta acusatoria contra Jeanine Áñez se fundamenta en las muertes de la masacre de Senkata y Sacaba.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-21). Study finds few COVID-19 patients get rebound symptoms after Paxlovid treatment. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic researchers studied the outcomes of 483 high-risk patients treated for COVID-19 with a five-day oral regimen of nirmatrelvir and ritonavir, together marketed as Paxlovid. Only a handful developed COVID-19 rebound symptoms, and the researchers say more studies are needed to determine why. Overall, the treatment benefited everyone in the study. All recovered, including the patients who developed rebound symptoms, which were generally mild. The findings appear in the journal Clinical…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-21). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: LGBTQ community faces barriers to care. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org LGBTQ people can face specific health concerns related to their gender incongruence, sexual orientation, practices and social stigma. People in the LGBTQ community often experience barriers to accessing health care and preventive services, which can result in disparities in both cancer risk and treatment. "Many of those disparities are rooted in stigma and discrimination that have really historically been an issue for this population," says Dr. Jewel Kling, chair of the Women's Health Center at…

____ (2022-06-21). Cainiao opens China-U.S. sea freight service. ecns.cn Cainiao Network has introduced an international logistics service promising "port-to-warehouse" delivery between China and the United States within 30 days, the latest move to facilitate cross-border transportation and bolster exports by Chinese merchants.

Staff (2022-06-21). Estudia China contramedidas por violaciones de derechos en eventos deportivos internacionales. cubadebate.cu Los legisladores chinos están considerando un proyecto de revisión de ley que permite el país a tomar contramedidas contra las acciones que considere socaven su dignidad e intereses en eventos deportivos internacionales. El proyecto de revisión de la Ley de Cultura Física y Deportes fue presentado al Comité Permanente de la Asamblea Popular Nacional.

____ (2022-06-21). Iran, Uzbekistan FMs stress broadening ties in all fields. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) — Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs of Uzbekistan Vladimir Norov in a telephone conversation with Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian stressed the need to expand and broaden relations in all fields.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-21). Mayo Clinic Health System to offer sports physicals for student athletes. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org RED WING, Minn. — Mayo Clinic Health System will host several sports physical clinics across Southeast Minnesota. These free clinics are for student athletes entering grades seven to 12 in the 2022—2023 school year. The physicals provided at these clinics fulfill Minnesota State High School League sports requirements. Sports physical clinics will be held at these Southeast Minnesota locations: Cannon FallsThis clinic will be held on July 19 from 4 to 7 p.m. at 32021…

____ (2022-06-21). Frequency of mass tests pulled back, quarantine time reduced. ecns.cn Many cities and regions have adjusted their policies related to COVID-19 including shortening the quarantine period for inbound travelers and reducing the frequency of mass nucleic acid testing to better serve the current situation of fewer recent infections.

TeleSUR, ldp, SH (2022-06-21). Condenan toma de centro cultural ecuatoriano por la policía. telesurtv.net La Casa de las Américas catalogó de brutal la ocupación de la Casa de la Cultura Ecuatoriana (CCE) por fuerzas policiales.

WSWS (2022-06-21). Florida Governor Ron DeSantis sabotages vaccinations of young children. wsws.org Without offering a shred of real evidence, DeSantis has suggested the Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines pose health risks for pediatric patients.

TeleSUR -ysm, JL (2022-06-21). Irán expresa voluntad de lograr buen acuerdo nuclear en Viena. telesurtv.net El país asegura que un óptimo acuerdo sería posible si Washington levanta las sanciones, elimina su política de doble rasero y cumple con lo estipulado en el pacto de 2015.

Adriaan Alsema (2022-06-21). Petro's quest for a majority in Colombia's Congress. colombiareports.com The party of Colombia's President-elect Gustavo Petro is seeking a majority coalition in Congress. Petro's "Historic Pact," became the biggest political party in the congressional elections in March, but needs…

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-06-21). Iranian, Saudi Hajj officials meet for 1st time in 3 years. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) — The top Iranian and Saudi Arabia Hajj officials held a meeting for the first time after three years due to Covid-19 restrictions on the Hajj rituals.

Staff (2022-06-21). El tiempo: Algunas lluvias en occidente y el sur oriental. cubadebate.cu Amanecerá parcialmente nublado en gran parte del país y se nublará en la tarde con algunos chubascos y tormentas eléctricas desde Pinar del Río hasta Villa Clara y Cienfuegos así como en las provincias del sur oriental. En el resto del territorio las lluvias serán aisladas.

____ (2022-06-21). No mountain high enough for bullet trains. ecns.cn In just four hours and 23 minutes, the first group of passengers from Southwest China's Chongqing sped 1,068 kilometers through the bellies of numerous mountains and across multiple rivers to arrive at Zhengzhou in central Henan province on Monday at noon.

____ (2022-06-21). Global development report shares Chinese wisdom with world: FM. ecns.cn Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Monday addressed the launch of the Global Development Report via video link, saying the report will provide intellectual support for global development.

____ (2022-06-21). Nation tests its missile interception capabilities. ecns.cn China conducted a land-based, midcourse missile interception test on Sunday night, the Defense Ministry said.

Rubin R. (2022-06-21). Baricitinib Is First Approved COVID-19 Immunomodulatory Treatment. jamanetwork.com Baricitinib (Olumiant) recently became the first immunomodulatory treatment for COVID-19 to receive FDA approval.

____ (2022-06-21). Chinese SOEs to recruit more university graduates. ecns.cn China's state-owned enterprises (SOEs) are set to recruit more university and college graduates this year amid efforts to bolster employment, according to the State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission.

WSWS (2022-06-21). Crypto currency meltdown points to deeper financial crisis. wsws.org The flood of money into the financial system in response to the March 2020 meltdown of the global financial system—central banks led by the US Fed have pumped in at least $16 trillion—has meant that the crypto turmoil has broad implications.

Staff (2022-06-21). Joven cubano se agencia la plata en Mundial Sub-17 de Ajedrez. cubadebate.cu El cubano Alaín Otero completó 6,5 puntos de nueve posibles para convertirse en subcampeón de la categoría sub-17 años en el certamen mundial de ajedrez por edades, que durante varios días acaparó atención desde la capital panameña.

Staff (2022-06-21). Khatibzadeh strongly condemns terrorist attack in Mali. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) — Iranian foreign ministry spokesman expressed sympathy with the Malian government and people over the terrorist attack in the country which resulted in the killing of some civilians.

Staff (2022-06-21). Increíbles fotos de naturaleza captadas en 2022. cubadebate.cu Las fotografías a las que Oldman se refiere son las del prestigioso certamen Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year, el cual, desde su nacimiento en el año 2004 viene recopilando una fantástica selección de las mejores imágenes de fauna, flora o paisajes de las regiones de Australia, Nueva Zelanda, La Antártida y Nueva Guinea.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-06-21). Tiroteos en San Antonio, Texas, y Nueva York dejan tres muertos. telesurtv.net Las víctimas heridas tenían entre 19 y 44 años de edad e incluyen dos mujeres y tres hombres.

WSWS (2022-06-21). Workers Struggles: The Americas. wsws.org Some 3, 0 ArcelorMittal steelworkers in Mexico demanded full profit sharing while copper workers protested the closure of Valencia smelter in Chile.

PAI (2022-06-21). Worker-led CORE Union takes a bite out of Apple with Maryland win. peoplesworld.org TOWSON, Md. (PAI)—By a two-to-one ratio, the Coalition of Organized Retail Employees (CORE), a worker-led union aided by the Machinists, took a bite out of anti-union Apple, winning a recognition vote at the tech firm's retail store in Towson, Md. Their chomp was so noticeable that even Democratic President Joe Biden cheered. "I am proud …

USC School of Public Policy (2022-06-21). Thursday 6/23: Roe v. Wade: What Happens Next w/ Women's Health, Abortion Access & National Discourse? indybay.org Online via Zoom – FREE…

Hakim FE, Farooq AV. (2022-06-21). Update on Dry Eye Disease—Reply. jamanetwork.com In Reply Dr Wirta's Letter discusses varenicline nasal spray as a potential treatment option for dry eye disease. This drug, which was approved after submission of our clinical update, is an exciting addition to the current armamentarium of therapies for dry eye disease. The goal of our article was to provide an overview of the pathophysiology of dry eye disease, an approach to evaluating patients, and a review of current treatment strategies for clinicians practicing outside the field of ophthalmology. Therefore, we felt that discussion of pipeline treatments and those under investigation was beyond the scope of…

____ (2022-06-21). Healthcare in Xinjiang gets promising prognosis. ecns.cn The establishment and development of national and regional medical centers in the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region have bolstered the medical landscape and enabled patients in Northwest China with critical illnesses and intractable diseases to receive much needed treatment.

Staff (2022-06-21). Washington claims Iranian boats approached US ships in PG. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) — A Washington military official has claimed that three fast-attack craft belonging to the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) dangerously approached two US ships in the Persian Gulf.

Kam W, Xian Y. (2022-06-21). Use of Oral Anticoagulants and Intracranial Hemorrhage Among Patients With Acute Ischemic Stroke—Reply. jamanetwork.com In Reply We agree that conclusions drawn from our observational cohort study should be interpreted within the context of the study design and its inherent limitations. One such limitation is the lack of granular data on the time of last NOAC dose. The GWTG-Stroke registry defines NOAC use as documentation that a patient was taking dabigatran, rivaroxaban, apixaban, or edoxaban within 7 days before hospital arrival. We attempted to overcome this limitation by including additional data from the ARAMIS registry.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-21). Mayo Clinic Cancer Center Patients, Executive Director Highlighted in American Association for Cancer Research Cancer Disparities Progress Report. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — The American Association for Cancer Research today released its Cancer Disparities Progress Report 2022. The publication aims to raise awareness of the enormous toll that cancer exacts on racial and ethnic minorities and other diverse and medically underserved populations in the United States while highlighting areas of recent progress in reducing cancer health disparities. The report also provides specific recommendations for achieving health equity, a fundamental human right for all people regardless…

TeleSUR, JDO (2022-06-21). Exigen justicia para caso de Berta Cáceres en Honduras. telesurtv.net Exigen no más aplazamientos de la lectura de sentencia para uno de los autores intelectuales del crimen de la ambientalista.

Staff (2022-06-21). Leader calls for developing cultural affairs. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) — Describing the weakening of religious motives as one of the most important aspects of soft war in the country, the Leader of the Islamic Revolution called on people to get involved in cultural production.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-21). Mayo Clinic Minute: How low testosterone can affect men's health. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Millions of men live with a testosterone deficiency. If left unchecked, this treatable condition may contribute to serious health problems like osteoporosis and lowered red blood cell production. During National Men's Health Week — June 13—19 — Dr. Gregory Broderick, a Mayo Clinic urologist, encourages men with symptoms of low testosterone to speak with their health care team. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute www.youtube.com/watch?v=zLjkjFfFC8Y Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (1: 07) is in the downloads at the end…

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-06-21). Iran begins beach handball world c'ships with defeat. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) — The national Iranian beach handball team lost to powerful Denmark at its first match at the 2022 IHF Men's Beach Handball World Championships underway in Greece.

TeleSUR, lvm, SH (2022-06-21). Presidente Maduro asegura que se está forjando un nuevo orden mundial. telesurtv.net Sobre la construcción de un nuevo orden mundial, el presidente Maduro, subrayó que esto refiere un planeta sin imperios hegemónicos.

Oakland Privacy (2022-06-21). Wednesday 7/13: Oakland Privacy: Fighting Against the Surveillance State. indybay.org Please email contact@oaklandprivacy.org a few days before the meeting to get up-to-date location information or obtain Zoom meeting access info.

____ (2022-06-21). Machinery cotton pickers replace manual labor in China's Xinjiang. ecns.cn Official data suggest that machinery cotton pickers have replaced manual labor to complete 80 percent of cotton picking in harvest season in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, the country's largest cotton-producing region.

Strike Debt Bay Area (2022-06-21). Saturday 7/16: Strike Debt Bay Area Book Group: The Red Deal – Indigenous Action to Save Our Earth. indybay.org Email strike.debt.bay.area@gmail.com a few days beforehand for the the online invite.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-21). Ask the Mayo Mom: Ear tubes. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org An ear infection is an infection of the middle ear, the air-filled space behind the eardrum that contains the tiny vibrating bones of the ear. Children are more likely than adults to get ear infections. Because ear infections often clear up on their own, treatment may begin with managing pain and monitoring the problem. Sometimes, antibiotics are used to clear the infection. Some people are prone to having multiple ear infections. This can cause hearing…

WSWS (2022-06-21). Third National Congress of the SEP (Sri Lanka): Greetings from Canadian, Australian and UK sections. wsws.org Greetings from the Canadian, Australian and UK sections of the International Committee of the Fourth International (ICFI) were read to the Congress.

TeleSUR, ldp, SH (2022-06-21). Formula Lula-Alckmin presentará su plan de gobierno para Brasil. telesurtv.net El programa se pondrá a discusión popular por vías digitales y dispondrá canales específicos para organizaciones y comités.

TeleSUR, JDO (2022-06-21). México considera triunfo de Petro un paso a la integración hemisférica. telesurtv.net AMLO reveló que conversó con el mandatario electo colombiano y coincidieron en trabajar por la integración regional y la unión americana.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-06-21). Rusia denuncia bloqueo ferroviario lituano de Kaliningrado. telesurtv.net El Kremlin amagó con tomar medidas para defender sus intereses nacionales luego de que Lituania detuviera el tránsito de mercancías hacia Kaliningrado.

____ (2022-06-21). China's first 'subway' high-speed rail commences operation. ecns.cn The Zhengzhou-Chongqing high-speed railway entered full operation on Monday as its section connecting Xiangyang city in central China's Hubei province and the Wanzhou District in Southwest China's Chongqing city opened on the same day.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-21). 6-14-2022 Media Only News Briefing: Men's health. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Men are twice as likely to wait more than two years between doctor visits. Almost 20% of men admit to going to the doctor just so a loved one will stop bothering them about it. Waiting can also cause medical issues that could have been avoided if caught early, avoiding any last second emergency situations. With this being Men's Health Awareness Week, and Father's Day around the corner, Mayo Clinic urologists Tobias Kohler, M.D., and Jeffrey Karnes, M.D., discussed…

Anand Naidoo (2022-06-21). The Heat: Colombia Presidential Election. america.cgtn.com Colombians made history on Sunday when they elected their country's first ever leftist president. Gustavo Petro, a one-time member of the M-19 rebel group and former mayor, vows to fight inequality when he takes office as Colombia's next leader. CGTN's Michelle Begue in Bogota begins …

Staff (2022-06-21). VIDEO: Alleged US Navy encounter with IRGC in Persian Gulf. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) — The US newspaper Washington Post quoted US officials as claiming that three IRGC fast-attack craft came within 50 yards of the USS Sirocco and the USNS Choctaw County in Persian Gulf waters recently.

TeleSUR, AA, JGN (2022-06-21). Consecuencias de los transgénicos en los seres vivos. telesurtv.net El Día por una América Latina Libre de Transgénicos busca fomentar el consumo de productos naturales y nutritivos para el desarrollo humano.

____ (2022-06-21). Iran to set up industrial-economic fair in Karachi. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) — Iran's Consul General in Karachi of Pakistan on Tuesday announced that Iran's specialized exhibition will be held in port city of Karachi in the coming months.

Adriaan Alsema (2022-06-21). Colombia's ELN guerrillas reiterate call to resume peace talks. colombiareports.com Colombia's longest-living guerrilla group ELN reiterated that the rebels want to resume peace talks after Sunday's election victory of President-elect Gustavo Petro. In a press statement, the ELN reiterated that…

____ (2022-06-21). Decorations seen in HK ahead of 25th anniversary of returning to motherland. ecns.cn A celebratory poster is seen in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, June 20, 2022. This year marks the 25th anniversary of Hong Kong's return to the motherland.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-21). Consumer Health: Blood donation saves lives; you can make a difference. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org The World Blood Donor Day campaign, which is observed Tuesday, June 14, is an effort by the World Health Organization to recognize the critical contribution of blood donors and raise global awareness about the need for safe blood and blood products for transfusion year-round. The roles that voluntary blood donations play in saving lives is a special focus of this year's campaign. Nearly 16 million blood components are transfused each year in the U.S., according to the American Red Cross. Daily…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-21). Mayo Clinic announces changes to administrative leadership. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org PHOENIX/SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Paula Menkosky, chief administrative officer of Mayo Clinic in Arizona, will assume the enterprise chief human resources officer role, rotating out of her current position. Paula Menkosky Marialena Murphy Marialena Murphy, M.S.N., M.H.A., Mayo Clinic in Arizona's chief nursing officer, will serve as interim chief administrative officer as a search begins. "Paula is an outstanding executive leader, and I am very glad Mayo Clinic will continue to benefit from her expertise and…

____ (2022-06-21). Volcanic geological park opens to public in Qinghai. ecns.cn The volcanic geological park featuring columnar jointed volcanics, dating back to 220 million years ago, opened to the public on Monday.

____ (2022-06-21). Tehran, Kabul reached agreement on Helmand river. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) — Afghanistan and Iran reached an agreement over the Helmand water treaty, an official of the Ministry of Energy and Water said on Tuesday.

____ (2022-06-21). China renews alert as high temperatures hit northern regions. ecns.cn China's national observatory on Tuesday renewed an orange alert for high temperatures, as heatwaves continued to sweep the northern part of the country.

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2022-06-21). US overlooks Saudi human rights abuses, war crimes. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) — Clare Daly says the US has secured Europe as a new captive market for its LNG exports, adding that the White House is walking back its policy commitments regarding Saudi human rights abuses and war crimes.

____ (2022-06-21). Iran determined to realize rights in tech., safeguards fields. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) — Spokesman for the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) said that Islamic Republic of Iran is seriously determined to materialize inalienable rights of the country in the 'technical and safeguards' fields.

____ (2022-06-21). Players of Chinese men's volleyball team test positive for COVID-19, confirms CVA. ecns.cn Multiple players in the Chinese men's volleyball team tested positive for COVID-19, China Volleyball Association (CVA) confirmed on Monday night.

Staff (2022-06-21). Minister urges for campaign against Iranophobia. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) — The Iranian Minister of Heritage, Culture, Tourism and Handicrafts, Sayyid Ezzatollah Zarghami has said that the enemies are waging a war against a possible tourism boom in Iran ahead of the Qatar World Cup.

Staff (2022-06-21). Precios estatales sin tope oficial, øinflar la inflación? cubadebate.cu Hace dos meses el Ministerio de Finanzas y Precios emitió una resolución que facultó a jefes de cadenas de tiendas y otras entidades para aprobar precios minoristas en pesos cubanos. "Ojalá no comience la subida desproporcionada de los precios", escribió un lector en Cubadebate. El MFP lo dejó claro: "las entidades no pueden hacer un uso arbitrario de estas facultades". øCómo se cumple este mandato en la corporación Cimex S.A.?

Staff (2022-06-21). Cyberattack causes missile attack sirens to sound in Israel. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) — A suspected cyberattack has caused missile attack sirens to sound in two cities in Israel, the regime's media reports said.

Larkin HD. (2022-06-21). Cancer Deaths May Double by 2030 in Sub-Saharan Africa. jamanetwork.com Estimated cancer incidence has doubled in sub-Saharan Africa over the past 30 years, leading to more than 520‚ÄØ000 deaths in 2020. Unless steps are taken to reverse the trends, annual cancer deaths in sub-Saharan Africa will likely reach 1 million by 2030 and incidence will likely double again by 2040, according to a comprehensive report by The Lancet Oncology commission.

Staff (2022-06-21). Cuba está firmemente comprometida con el desarme nuclear. cubadebate.cu Cuba está firmemente comprometida con el desarme nuclear. El liderazgo de nuestro país en la elaboración y negociación del Tratado sobre la Prohibición de las Armas Nucleares fue otra demostración de ello. Por iniciativa de Cuba, apoyada por el Movimiento de Países No Alineados, la Asamblea General de la ONU aprobó designar el 26 de septiembre como "Día Internacional para la Eliminación Total de las Armas Nucleares".

Staff (2022-06-21). Este 21 de junio es día de solsticio: °Bienvenido, verano! cubadebate.cu °Bienvenido, verano! Este 21 de junio se celebra el solsticio de verano en el hemisferio norte y, con él, la llegada de la temporada de más calor del año. Esto es lo que debes saber sobre el esperado evento astronómico.

Staff (2022-06-21). Unión Eléctrica pronostica afectaciones al servicio: Se prevé un déficit de 562 MW. cubadebate.cu La Unión Eléctrica informa que se estima para el horario pico una disponibilidad de 2 188 MW y una demanda máxima de 2 750 MW, para un déficit de 562 MW, por lo que se pronostican afectaciones al servicio en este horario. Se implementan todas las medidas de restricción del consumo en el sector estatal.

Adriaan Alsema (2022-06-21). Colombia begins transition of power after elections. colombiareports.com Colombia's President Ivan Duque appointed his finance minister to coordinate the transition of power with a delegate of President-elect Gustavo Petro. The winner of Sunday's elections has yet to announce…

Belohlavek J, Rob D, Smalcova J. (2022-06-21). Effect of Intra-arrest Transport and Extracorporeal Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation on Functional Neurologic Outcome in Refractory Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest—Reply. jamanetwork.com In Reply In response to the comments by Drs Lin and Chen, we would first like to underscore that the Prague OHCA Study did not enroll any patients with ROSC. Patients with early ROSC (n‚Äâ=‚Äâ1263) were not considered for study inclusion, as outlined in Figure 1 of our article. Our study randomized patients after at least of 5 minutes of initial advanced cardiac life support. However, the median time from collapse to randomization was 25 minutes, and the median duration of resuscitation was 52.5 minutes. The initial period of 25 minutes before randomization included approximately…

Duffy EL, Adler L, Chartock BL, et al. (2022-06-21). Dispute Resolution Outcomes for Surprise Bills in Texas. jamanetwork.com This study examines Texas independent dispute resolution payment outcomes for clinicians and compares them with arbitration benchmarks.

Staff (2022-06-21). Iraqi army pounds terrorist positions in North (+VIDEO). en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) — Iraqi army F-16 fighterjets on Tuesday bombed ISIL positions and hideouts in the north of the country.

Frontera JA, Ahuja T. (2022-06-21). Use of Oral Anticoagulants and Intracranial Hemorrhage Among Patients With Acute Ischemic Stroke. jamanetwork.com To the Editor A recent article suggested that the use of non—vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants (NOACs) within 7 days of intravenous alteplase was not associated with an increased risk of intracranial hemorrhage. However, we are concerned that some readers may interpret these results as an endorsement of the use of alteplase in patients with acute stroke who were taking NOACs, irrespective of the time frame of last use. Based on dose-finding studies, the drug half-life is 12 hours for apixaban, 11 to 13 hours for rivaroxaban, 10 to 14 hours for edoxaban, and 12 to 17 hours for dabigatran in patients w…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-21). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Tick-borne illnesses. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: A close friend was diagnosed recently with Lyme disease due to a tick bite. However, I recently read about some new type of tick-borne illness. My family loves to hike and be outdoors, but I'm nervous now about continuing our activities. How can I reduce our risk of illness from insect bites and protect my family? ANSWER: Enjoying the outdoors is a wonderful way to spend quality family time together, but there are certainly…

TeleSUR, DRL (2022-06-21). Camioneros paraguayos protestan por alza de combustibles. telesurtv.net Es la Central Obrera y Transporte la que se moviliza contra el nuevo reajuste de los precios del combustible.

World Beyond War, partners (2022-06-21). Sunday 6/26: 24 Hour Global Peace Wave Rally: No to Militarization — Yes to Cooperation (6/26). indybay.org Virtual global peace rally via livestream and Zoom for 24 hours nonstop…

Larkin HD. (2022-06-21). mRNA COVID-19 Vaccine Booster After Inactivated Vaccine Primary Series. jamanetwork.com A booster shot of mRNA vaccine after 2 doses of inactivated virus vaccine significantly increases immune response to the SARS-CoV-2 virus, and may offer better protection against severe COVID-19 than 3 doses of inactivated vaccine, suggests a preliminary study published in Nature Communications.

____ (2022-06-21). Venezuela to set up sci.-tech. park in cooperation with Iran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) — Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has instructed Economic Cabinet of his country to "immediately" design and launch an industrial technology park in cooperation with Iran in the fields of health, food and education.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-21). Mayo Clinic Minute: What drowning doesn't look like. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Wide reports of a lifeguard shortage around the nation mean many public swimming pools and beaches may be closed for the summer. Without trained lifeguards on duty, water safety becomes an issue especially for children. Dr. Michael Boniface, a Mayo Clinic emergency medicine physician says drowning happens quickly and quietly so make sure children are always supervised by an attentive adult. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute www.youtube.com/watch?v=h0FH9b1LiwY Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (1: 10) is in the…

TeleSUR, DRL (2022-06-21). ELN de Colombia espera reanudar diálogos con Gobierno de Petro. telesurtv.net El grupo insurgente se posicionó ante la victoria del electoral del nuevo presidente colombiano el domingo último.

____ (2022-06-21). 24 Terms: Summer Solstice. ecns.cn The traditional Chinese lunar calendar divides the year into 24 terms. Summer Solstice, (Chinese: 夏至), the 10th term of the year, begins on June 21 this year and ends on July 6. At this time, much of the northern hemisphere receives the most hours of daylight, but it does not bring the hottest temperatures which will come only 20 to 30 days later.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-06-21). Gobierno colombiano confirma próximo encuentro entre Petro y Duque. telesurtv.net El próximo encuentro entre el mandatario electo y el saliente definirá la agencia para iniciar los trabajos de transición del poder en Colombia.

____ (2022-06-21). Rainstorms affect 485,000 people in China's Jiangxi. ecns.cn The flood control and drought relief headquarters of east China's Jiangxi Province upgraded the flood control emergency response to level II on Monday evening, as around 485,000 residents were affected by lingering rain.

____ (2022-06-21). China increases oil imports from Iran, Russia: report. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) — According to foreign institutions, China has increased oil import from Russia, Iran and Venezuela in May while its oil import from Africa, Brazil and the United States has declined.

Staff (2022-06-21). Prosigue viceprimer ministro cubano agenda en Rusia. cubadebate.cu El viceprimer ministro de Cuba Ricardo Cabrisas continúa su agenda de trabajo en Rusia, que incluye reuniones con autoridades y empresarios de ese país. La comunicación precisa que en dichos encuentros se abordaron cuestiones actuales del desarrollo y la profundización de las relaciones económicas.

____ (2022-06-21). Goji berries enter harvest season in Xinjiang. ecns.cn Villagers pick goji berries at a plantation at Awat County, northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region,June 20, 2022. The goji berry in Xinjiang entered harvest season.

CID, CA Black Power Network (2022-06-21). Wednesday 6/29: CA's Formerly Incarcerated: Accessing Voting Rights in California. indybay.org Online/webinar…

WSWS (2022-06-21). Increase in violent attacks on mosques and Muslims in Germany. wsws.org Between January 2014 and June 2021 there were a total of 768 violent attacks on mosques and Muslims in Germany.

Staff (2022-06-21). Guillermo Lasso extiende Estado de Excepción a más provincias ecuatorianas. cubadebate.cu El presidente de Ecuador, Guillermo Lasso, decretó un nuevo Estado de Excepción, que deroga al anterior y extiende la ordenanza a más provincias, en medio del paro nacional.

____ (2022-06-21). China Mobile unveils 6G architecture plan. ecns.cn China Mobile, the world's largest telecom carrier by mobile subscribers, unveiled its overall architecture design on 6G on Tuesday as it steps up its push on the research and development of the next-generation wireless technology.

WSWS (2022-06-21). Australia, New Zealand to maintain brutal deportee policies. wsws.org While New Zealand has been critical of the Australian government's harsh " 1″ deportations, both countries will continue to operate virtually identical forced repatriation policies.

TeleSUR, JGN (2022-06-21). øCómo celebran los pueblos originarios el Año Nuevo. telesurtv.net En las ceremonias se ofrece al padre Sol inciensos, hoja de coca, tabaco, plantas aromáticas, panes, dulces y bebidas.

____ (2022-06-21). S.Korea launches homegrown space rocket. ecns.cn South Korea launched its homegrown space rocket for the second time on Tuesday.

Staff (2022-06-21). Iraqi group claims responsibility for attack on Turkish base. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) — The 'Ahrar al-Iraq' group has issued a statement claiming responsibility for a recent drone strike on the Turkish base of Zelikan in northern Iraq.

____ (2022-06-21). Graduates face fierce competition to find work. ecns.cn A harvester cruises in a parade at Huazhong Agricultural University, Wuhan, capital of Hubei province, on Sunday. The university held the special parade of modern agricultural vehicles to celebrate the graduation season.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-06-21). Imran Khan accuses Washington of "imperial arrogance" en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) — Former Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan has said the US threatened his government with "consequences" unless he is removed from power. Khan lost a no-confidence vote in April.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-21). Mayo Clinic expert offers tips to prevent, manage headaches, from migraine to 'rebound'. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org PHOENIX, Ariz. — Headache disorders are among the most common health problems worldwide and one of the most underdiagnosed and undertreated, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). In this expert alert, neurologist Amaal Starling, M.D., a headache and migraine expert at Mayo Clinic in Phoenix, offers tips to prevent and manage headache disorders, including migraine and medication-induced rebound headache. There are more than a dozen different types of headache disorders. The most common disabling…

TeleSUR, lvm, SH (2022-06-21). Presidente Nicolás Maduro asegura que se está forjando un nuevo orden mundial. telesurtv.net Sobre la construcción de un nuevo orden mundial, el presidente Maduro, subrayó que esto refiere un planeta sin imperios hegemónicos.

TeleSUR -ysm, JL (2022-06-21). Argentina ratificará en ONU derecho soberano sobre las Malvinas. telesurtv.net Argentina presentará en el Comité Especial de Descolonización, el reclamo de las Malvinas "como una política de Estado que trasciende las banderas políticas".

TeleSUR, lvm, JL (2022-06-21). Presidente venezolano destaca fortalecimiento de alianzas estratégicas durante gira internacional. telesurtv.net El mandatario reconoció a Türkiye como una de las potencias emergentes más importantes, al tiempo que fundamentó el desarrollo tecnológico de Irán.

Editor (2022-06-20). 100 Million people in America are saddled with health care debt. mronline.org To calculate the true extent and burden of this debt, the KHN-NPR investigation draws on a nationwide poll conducted by KFF for this project. The poll was designed to capture not just bills patients couldn't afford, but other borrowing used to pay for health care as well.

Contributing Writers (2022-06-20). Ukraine's Kill List and What Western Media Ignores About Donetsk Civilians w/Eva Bartlett. marktaliano.net READ MORE: Award-Winning Canadian Journalist Eva Bartlett on Ukraine Kill List As Canadian Government Does Nothing Western Media and Politicians Prefer to Ignore the Truth about Civilians Killed in Donetsk Shelling &#1 ; Global ResearchGlobal Research &#1 ; Centre for Research on Globalization Many Dead As Ukraine Artillery Hits Donetsk Harder Than Ever Before/ By Patrick Lancaster …

Contributing Writers (2022-06-20). Interview with persecuted German journalist Alina Lipp/ By Miodrag Zarkovic. marktaliano.net Andrew Hirst 16h ∑ Welcome to the 4th Reich: #RejectRussophobia This is the second part of the interview of German citizen Alina Lipp with her Serbian colleague Miodrag Zarkovic. Alina has already been attacked by the full power of the German "democracy" for her reports from Donbass. I was surprised and shocked by the lawlessness that the Western …

Editor (2022-06-20). Washington, Allies Plan for a Long War Against Russia in Ukraine. scheerpost.com By Kyle Anzalone / AntiWar.com The Washington Post reports the White House is planning for an extended conflict in Ukraine. Leaders in NATO, the UK and Germany have joined the US in support of a long war. However, there is anxiety among some in the Western alliance that war fatigue will set in and support for Kiev …

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-06-20). Scott Ritter: The Ukraine Crisis Will Be the END of NATO. libya360.wordpress.com "NATO and the United States are facing the kind of moral and physical defeat at the hands of Russia that will probably mean the end of NATO," he told presenter Danny Haiphong in the video posted on Monday. "I don't think NATO survives this." Ukraine War Update and Analysis with Scott Ritter, former US Marine…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-06-20). Tryzub: The National Revolution Fantasized by Ukranian Nationalists. libya360.wordpress.com Laurent Brayard Among the many ultranationalist organisations with a whiff of the sulphur, there is now Trizub, referring to the Ukrainian nationalist symbol of the Trident. The Ukraine is full of such groups and parties, in what is described in the West as folklore, but its origins lie both in the history of the Ukrainian…

____ (2022-06-20). Douglas MacGregor On Ukraine. smoothiex12.blogspot.com Here is him with Tucker.He touches briefly on the issue of targeting for VSU, but as latest from Donetsk tells us–HIMARS were used, of course, on civilian population. A great achievement of Biden Administration. Obviously, those HIMARS will be hunted down and annihilated, but what can I say–it looks like killing civilians is a skill well developed in Western armies. Just overall good talk by MacGregor, including the brief discussion of the end-state of SMO and Russia emerging from it–a topic many are afraid to talk about in the West.

Elliott Wallace (2022-06-20). More than 100 million people displaced around the world. america.cgtn.com The United Nations says fighting in Ukraine has pushed the number of displaced people around the world to more than 100 million for the first time ever.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-06-20). Ukraine Reveals "Victory Plan" libya360.wordpress.com Ukraine's Minister of Foreign Affairs has a plan to achieve victory for his nation. All it requires is the West creating and transferring over a full-scale army and air force-worth of heavy weapons. Reuters in their article, "UK's Boris Johnson offers Ukraine soldiers' training programme," sounds like a generous offer but in reality it doesn't…

Staff (2022-06-20). Action challenges "Israel Premier Tech" cycling team at Route d'Occitanie race. samidoun.net On Sunday, 19 June, a delegation from the Collectif Palestine Vaincra came to Nailloux, France, to confront the "Israel Premier Tech" team at the Route d'Occitanie cycling race. During the stage, which took place between Les Angles and Auterive, the Collectif delegation carried a banner "Boycott Israel: Against Colonialism, Racism and Apartheid" and waved the …

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-06-20). China's Long War on Poverty. libya360.wordpress.com Carlos Martinez In late 2020, the Chinese government announced that its goal of eliminating extreme poverty by 2021 (the centenary of the founding of the Communist Party of China) had been met. At the start of the targeted poverty alleviation program in 2014, just under 100 million people were identified as living below the poverty…

_____ (2022-06-20). Colombia's First Ever Left-Wing President: What Does It mean? popularresistance.org Gustavo Petro won Colombia's presidential election on June 19. This will make him the first left-wing leader in the South American nation's history. | In the video, podcast, and written analysis below, Multipolarista editor Benjamin Norton discusses Petro's historic victory, what it means for Colombia, Latin America, and the world, and how difficult it will be for him to govern. | Gustavo Petro won the first round of Colombia's presidential election on May 29. In the second round, he defeated far-right candidate Rodolfo Hernández, a real estate mogul with an estimated $100 million in wealth. | Petro previously se…

Chris Hedges (2022-06-20). Chris Hedges: The Triumph of Death. mintpressnews.com It is hard to be sanguine about the future. The breakdown of the ecosystem is well documented. So is the refusal of the global ruling elite to pursue measures that might mitigate the devastation. We accelerate the extraction of fossil fuels, wallow in profligate consumption, including our consumption of livestock, and make new wars as if we are gripped by a Freudian death wish. The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse — Conquest, War, Famine and Death — gallop into the 21st century. | Those who rule, servants of corporations and the global billionaire class, accompany the suicidal folly by cementing into p…

Staff (2022-06-20). Israeli occupation agrees to trade stolen Palestinian gas with European Union and Egypt. samidoun.net The latest effort to trade stolen Palestinian gas between the European Union and the Israeli occupation includes a tripartite agreement signed with the Egyptian regime on the sidelines of the Eastern Mediterranean Gas Forum. The agreement is valid for a period of 3 years and renewable for 2 more years. Among the members of the …

_____ (2022-06-20). Congress Lets School Lunch Program Expire As It Increases Military Budget. popularresistance.org Rebecca Wood didn't realize she was food insecure until she wasn't anymore. She credits the U.S. Department of Agriculture for that. | Since March 2020, when the pandemic hit, the USDA has issued waivers to expand school lunch programs. This $11 billion program provided a vital lifeline to working families who were struggling to feed their kids during the pandemic, even when schools were out during the summer. | Before the vouchers were issued, Wood struggled paying off her 10-year-old daughter's school lunch debt. | "Each pay period, I dumped a portion of my paycheck into my daughter Charlie's school meal accoun…

_____ (2022-06-20). Lebanon: Hard Choices after the Elections. journal-neo.org Despite recent parliamentary elections in Lebanon, which are seen as a success, albeit a modest one, the small Mediterranean country is still frozen in suspense and chaos could return to the country. After the held elections, the Lebanese are now at a difficult crossroads: they must immediately appoint a prime minister, form a government and the …

_____ (2022-06-20). The True Cost of Europe's Sanctions Upon Russia Are Now Being Revealed. journal-neo.org Last Tuesday Russia's Gasprom company announced that it was restricting the flow of natural gas via the Nord Stream 1 pipeline to Germany by 40% from previously planned levels. The restriction was justified on the basis of delays in equipment to affect necessary repairs. Those delays are directly attributable to the restrictions imposed on Gas- …

Ann Brown (2022-06-20). On Juneteenth, US Government Claims It Recommits To Justice But Black America Ask How: Reparations. moguldom.com The country celebrates Juneteenth as a federal holiday today, June 20, 2022, after Joe Biden signed the legislation on June 17, 2021. Juneteenth National Independence Day is the 12th legal public holiday and commemorates the day Union soldiers led by Gen. Gordon Granger arrived on June 19, 1865, in the coastal city of Galveston, Texas, …

Contributing Writers (2022-06-20). Interview with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov/ Minsk Agreements and Western Duplicity. marktaliano.net

Dana Sanchez (2022-06-20). Crypto Firms Are Going Bust, Freezing Funds, Getting Margin Called And Laying Off: 7 Things To Know. moguldom.com As crypto winter continues to dash hopes of easy money, Genesis Trading CEO Michael Moro tweeted on June 17 that his digital asset prime brokerage had mitigated losses with "a large counterparty" that failed to meet a margin call last week. Moro said the New York-based Genesis sold and hedged all of the liquid collateral …

Editor (2022-06-20). Inflation in a time of Corona and war. mronline.org Evidence-based answers to the main (policy) questions concerning the return of high inflation.

Editor (2022-06-20). What's the story behind inflation? mronline.org The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that the rate of inflation rose to 8.6% in May, the latest high in a period of rapid growth in prices following the COVID-19 recession in March 2020. Indeed, inflation is now higher than it has been in the past 40 years.

Editor (2022-06-20). Gustavo Pedro Wins Historic Elections in Colombia. scheerpost.com By Preliminary results from Colombia's second round presidential race indicate the victory of the left-wing Historic Pact coalition led by Gustavo Petro and Francia Marquez. The duo had received 40% of the votes cast in the first round, 10 points shy of a first round victory. The progressive duo was facing off against political outsider Rodolfo Hernández of the League of Anti-Corruption Governors movement who received just under 47% of the vote in the precount. | The period leading up t…

Editor (2022-06-20). Michael Moore: Lift Every Voice: Thoughts from a Juneteenth Holiday. scheerpost.com By Michael Moore Juneteenth greetings, my friends. On this episode of Rumble with Michael Moore, I celebrate and reflect on this important new holiday and the opportunity it provides to teach the real history of our country — and commit ourselves to finishing the job begun by Harriet Tubman, Frederick Douglas and Abraham Lincoln: true …

Editor (2022-06-20). Michael Moore: The Graduate. scheerpost.com By Michael Moore / My graduating class at Davison High School had voted that I should give the graduation address at our commencement ceremony, which took place years ago this weekend. The senior class had also voted me "Class Comic." That should've been all the warning the school administration needed — that the senior class wanted the class clown to give the official graduation speech. They should've known this would not end well. | In the weeks leading up to the end of the school year, those of us with the "good grades" were ind…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-06-20). Non-Aligned Countries Are Now 'Fence Sitters' for the Political West. libya360.wordpress.com Drago Bosnic The political West seems to have lost any semblance of understanding geopolitics and diplomacy, while some might argue it has completely lost grasp of logic and reality. The belligerent power pole simply refuses to let go of the notion it has supposedly "won" the (First) Cold War. While this idea might have held…

Moderator (2022-06-20). Hedges: The Triumph of Death. scheerpost.com Original illustration by Mr. Fish — "The Four Horseman" | By Chris Hedges / Special to ScheerPost | It is hard to be sanguine about the future. The breakdown of the ecosystem is well documented. So is the refusal of the global ruling elite to pursue measures that might mitigate the devastation. We accelerate the extraction of fossil fuels, wallow in profligate consumption, including our consumption of livestock, and make new wars as if we are gripped by a Freudian death wish. The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse — Conquest, War, Famine and Death — gallop into the 21rst century. | Those who rul…

Staff (2022-06-20). "Fedayin" screening in Vancouver highlights struggle of Georges Abdallah. samidoun.net On Saturday evening, 18 June, Samidoun Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network in Vancouver organized a screening of "Fedayin: Georges Abdallah's Fight" at the Centre for Socialist Education. The film chronicles the life and struggle of Georges Abdallah, the Lebanese Arab Communist struggler for Palestine imprisoned in France since 1984, despite being eligible for release since 1999. …

Staff (2022-06-20). Georges Abdallah's statement to the Paris demonstration on 18 June 2022. samidoun.net The following message from Georges Ibrahim Abdallah, the Lebanese Arab Communist struggler for Palestine jailed in France since 1984, was delivered to the march in Paris on 18 June 2022. The march, commemorating the Day of Revolutionary Prisoners, called for the liberation of Abdallah. The film "Fedayin: Georges Abdallah's Fight" addresses the life and struggle …

Adriaan Alsema (2022-06-20). The peaceful revolution of Colombia's "nobodies" colombiareports.com The historic election victory of Colombia's President-elect Gustavo Petro is largely due to a massive increase in voter turnout. According to the National Registry, Sunday's turnout was 58%, the highest…

Caitlin A. Johnstone (2022-06-20). Assange is doing his most important work yet. mronline.org British Home Secretary Priti Patel has authorized the extradition of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to the United States to be tried under the Espionage Act in a case which seeks to set a legal precedent for the prosecution of any publisher or journalist, anywhere in the world, who reports inconvenient truths about the U.S. empire.

Elliott Wallace (2022-06-20). Petro wins Colombian presidential election, making history in the country. america.cgtn.com It was a history-making election, as Gustavo Petro won the Colombian election, becoming the first leftist leader of the conservative country. And thousands of Colombians were celebrating the victory.

Ann Brown (2022-06-20). Rare Tupac Interview: Bill Clinton Can Pull His D*ck Out And No One Says Anything, I Do It Everyone Sends Me To Jail. moguldom.com In February 1995, hip-hop icon and actor Tupac "2Pac" Shakur was sentenced to one-and-a-half to four-and-a-half years in prison on charges of sexually abusing a fan. In November of the same year, President Bill Clinton began an affair with 21-year-old unpaid White House intern Monica Lewinsky. The Clinton affair did not come to public light …

Alasdair Baverstock (2022-06-20). El Salvador takes new gang crack down measures. america.cgtn.com Central America's gangs are some of the most notorious in the world, long having terrorized countries where migration has been a result of the violence.

____ (2022-06-20). More Clarification On "Realism", Plus Larry Is Being Sarcastic. smoothiex12.blogspot.com In continuation of this whole discussion on American "realism", my suggestion for many

_____ (2022-06-20). The Future of the British Monarchy in Australia. journal-neo.org In 1952, Elizabeth II became Queen of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, as well as the head of the Commonwealth of Nations, the 54 members of which include Australia. On June 2, 2022, large-scale celebrations dedicated to the 70th anniversary of the coronation of Elizabeth II were held in the UK. And Australian Prime Minister …

_____ (2022-06-20). Iran and Russia Revive the North-South Transport Corridor. journal-neo.org Following agreements reached during the January official visit to Moscow by Seyyed Ebrahim Raisi, President of the Islamic Republic of Iran, to further develop and deepen bilateral relations between Iran and Russia, the countries have decided to jointly revive the North-South Transport Corridor. This decision has become particularly relevant against the background of the unlawful …

Elliott Wallace (2022-06-20). Advocates call for reparations for Black Americans. america.cgtn.com The 'Why We Can't Wait' coalition is calling on President Biden to issue an executive order for a commission to study the legacy of slavery and consider reparations.

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