2022-06-23: News Headlines

WSWS (2022-06-23). Lithuania to expand blockade of Russian goods as Ukraine war widens. wsws.org The escalation of the EU/ Lithuanian blockade of Kaliningrad comes amid a rapid expansion of the war, both in geographic scope and in intensity.

WSWS (2022-06-23). The real message in Biden's phony gas tax cut: Workers must pay for Ukraine war. wsws.org President Biden's proposals to reduce gas prices at the pump are a series of meaningless appeals to Congress and the oil monopolies aimed at covering up the real causes of inflation and falsely blaming it all on Vladimir Putin.

WSWS (2022-06-23). Bipartisan gun bill passes procedural vote in US Senate. wsws.org Hailed by Democratic and some Republican senators as an example of "bipartisanship," the 80-page bill does not restrict the sale of semi-automatic rifles, but does provide millions of dollars in additional funding to local, state and federal police.

WSWS (2022-06-23). Britain's rail strike and the struggle against war: Bring down the Johnson government! wsws.org Not only is the rail strike becoming a focus for the determination of millions of workers to end the savage austerity measures of the government. It is now threatening key foreign policy imperatives centred on an escalation of NATO's war against Russia and hostile targeting of China.

Dave DeCamp (2022-06-23). House Panel Increases Biden's 2023 Military Budget Request By $37 Billion. news.antiwar.com On Wednesday, the House Armed Services Committee agreed to boost President Biden's requested military budget for the 2023 fiscal year While the House panel agreed to a massive increase, it's still lower than

Dave DeCamp (2022-06-23). Lithuania Says Prepared for Russian Retaliation Over Kaliningrad Embargo, Doesn't Expect Military Action. news.antiwar.com Lithuania's president on Wednesday Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda told Reuters that Vilnius is ready for "unfriendly steps" such as Russia cutting the Baltic nation from a shared power grid, but doesn't expect a military response. | The Baltic states…

Editor2 (2022-06-23). Summit of the Americas Underlines Widespread Discontent with US Policy. orinocotribune.com By Alexander Main &#1 | Criticisms of the United States and OAS underlined the need to revive regional integration initiatives independent of U.S. influence. | Long before it even began on June 6, this year's Summit of the Americas, held in downtown Los Angeles, was widely expected to be a flop. And indeed it was. As many media outlets predicted, the controversy surrounding the U.S. government's decision to exclude Cuba, Venezuela, and Nicaragua from the invitee list ended up overshadowing the summit's mostly dull proceedings. | Several heads of state—including Andrés Manuel Lopéz Obrador of…

____ (2022-06-23). At least 1,000 dead in Afghan earthquake. ecns.cn A powerful earthquake has left parts of eastern Afghanistan in ruins, killing at least 1,000 people, and more than 1, 0 people injured.

WSWS (2022-06-23). Ukraine bans largest opposition party. wsws.org The outlawing of the country's biggest opposition party is part of an ongoing campaign of repression aimed at ensuring that Kiev can fulfill its role as an imperialist proxy in the war against Russia.

_____ (2022-06-23). Ukraine is a Terrorist Entity like al-Qaeda and ISIS. journal-neo.org The current Kiev regime can hardly be called a "state" even with certain reservations. Just like the notorious terrorist groups banned in Russia and in many countries around the world, such as Al-Qaeda or ISIS &#1 ; Islamic State of Iraq and Syria. The behavior of the Kiev authorities is typically terrorist: terror against civilians, fighting …

Editor (2022-06-23). Is the West finally realizing that Russia will win the war in Ukraine? mronline.org This article is the fourth in a series of articles I have written covering the U.S. proxy war against Russia in Ukraine.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-06-23). Russian momentum in Ukraine could slow for lack of resources. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 23 (MNA) — Britain's defense intelligence service believes that Russia's momentum in the war in Ukraine will slow in the next few months as its army exhausts its resources, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson claimed.

The Socialist Program (2022-06-23). Building Revolutionary Solidarity Across the Americas Against the Failed "Summit of the Americas" liberationnews.org In a true show of intercontinental solidarity, words from Cuban President Miguel Diaz Canel joined the speeches of Native activist and Co-Director of the International Leonard Peltier Defense Committee Jean Roach, National Director of BYP100 D'atra Jackson, and host of this show, Brian Becker, at the final plenary of the three-day-long People's Summit for Democracy in early June.

Peoples Dispatch (2022-06-23). Gaza blockade: How many more people have to die? peoplesdispatch.org Rania Khalek of BreakThrough News talks about the 15-year-long blockade of Gaza by Israel and Egypt and the role of the international community in continuing this brutal siege…

Amarynth (2022-06-23). Gonzalo Lira: Israel Provokes Russia. thesaker.is

____ (2022-06-23). China's non-financial outbound direct investment up 2.3 pct in January-May. ecns.cn China's non-financial outbound direct investment (ODI) reached 287.06 billion yuan in the first five months of the year, up 2.3 percent year on year, official data showed Thursday.

TeleSUR, DRL (2022-06-23). Rusia aboga por mundo multipolar en cumbre del grupo Brics. telesurtv.net Participan los líderes brasileño, Jair Bolsonaro; indio, Narendra Modi; chino, Xi Jinping y sudafricano, Cyril Ramaphosa.

Jason Ditz (2022-06-23). As Nuclear Talks Stall, Iran Pursues Regional Diplomacy. news.antiwar.com While the centerpiece of Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi's foreign policy since his election has been trying to salvage the P5+1 nuclear deal, the relative slow-down of that process has allowed him to assert his own diplomatic inclinations. | That policy is one his allies call a "balanced" approach to Iran has hosted three presidents already this month, the presidents of nearby Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan…

The Socialist Program (2022-06-23). Biden's Failed Summit: Latin America Resists. liberationnews.org Since the Monroe Doctrine, Latin America has resisted U.S. attempts to dominate the region.

David Zimmerman, Joe Kern (2022-06-23). San Diego County communities celebrate Juneteenth. liberationnews.org There were several celebrations held around San Diego County for the country's second annual federal Juneteenth holiday.

John Peter Daly (2022-06-23). Insurance companies flee the South in search of higher profits. liberationnews.org iI January of this year, my homeowner's insurance increased $100 and I was frantically calling insurance companies all over to try to get a better quote.

Dian Maria Blandina (2022-06-23). IMF loans continue to undermine health in Africa. peoplesdispatch.org The International Monetary Fund has a long history of insisting on loan conditionalities which are harmful to public services. This practice did not change even during the pandemic, with African countries being some of the worst affected…

Peoples Dispatch (2022-06-23). More than 80,000 hit the streets of Belgium against inflation. peoplesdispatch.org On June 20, tens of thousands of people took to the Belgian capital Brussels demanding a solution to the cost of living crisis as well as a hike in wages. The inflation in Belgium grew by 6 percent and hit 9 percent in June and has resulted in a sharp rise in the cost of living.

Peoples Dispatch (2022-06-23). Philippines blocks over two dozen websites over "terrorist" tag, movements raise alarm. peoplesdispatch.org The websites blocked at the request of the outgoing National Security Adviser include progressive media websites Bulatlat, Monthly Review and Counter Punch, as well as the website of legally active left-wing political coalition Bayan Muna…

Peoples Health Dispatch (2022-06-23). Health workers will not stop fighting for a better alternative to WTO COVID-19 response. peoplesdispatch.org George Poe Williams from the National Health Workers Union of Liberia comments on the recent outcome of the WTO Ministerial Conference and the disappointment this has caused among health workers…

Leigh Haynes (2022-06-23). Investors in long-term care profit as aged and disabled residents and workers bear brunt of COVID-19. peoplesdispatch.org Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, long-term care facilities were hit particularly hard as both residents and workers suffered high infection and mortality rates. A number of reports indicate that such an outcome is linked to widespread privatization…

Peoples Health Dispatch (2022-06-23). Medics for the People has a radical plan to rebuild healthcare in Belgium and Europe. peoplesdispatch.org Medics for the People has been providing primary health care to people in Belgium for more than years. They recently launched a new mission statement outlining their main streams of work for the upcoming period…

Peoples Dispatch (2022-06-23). David Castillo sentenced to 22.5-year jail term for assassination of Honduran activist Berta Cáceres. peoplesdispatch.org Members of the Civic Council of Popular and Indigenous Organizations of Honduras, which was founded by Berta Cáceres, have said that true justice will not be delivered until the 'intellectual authors' of the crime are prosecuted and sentenced…

Brian Wakamo (2022-06-23). With CEO Pay Skyrocketing, the Unionization Surge is Hardly Surprising. inequality.org

Amarynth (2022-06-23). AMLO yet again blows the whistle on Julian Assange, educating his journalists. thesaker.is By Amarynth for the Saker Blog The President of Mexico has now again offered full asylum to Julian Assange. "Mexico opens the doors to Assange," the president declared. It is…

Amarynth (2022-06-23). The Musket and the Noodle Stall: A Strategic Comparison. thesaker.is By Fred Reed for the Saker Blog In big-chunk terms, in the world today we see a contest between the Chinese economy and the American military, between Chinese dynamism and…

Ann Brown (2022-06-23). The Police Pull Up On Dr. Umar Johnson On His Way To Juneteenth Event In South Carolina, Search Vehicle. moguldom.com Pan-African educator and community activist Dr. Umar Johnson described on a YouTube video posted June 20, 2022, how he was profiled by police while on his way to a Juneteenth event in South Carolina. A video Dr. Johnson posted on his "King Kong Consciousness" YouTube channel shows he was pulled over and there were several …

Editor (2022-06-23). Julian Assange, Alina Lipp, and Anne-Laure Bonnel—When truth becomes a crime in the West. mronline.org Julian Assange, Alina Lipp and Anne-laure Bonnel are three journalists who are paying a high price for telling the truth in the West: attempts to suffocate them financially, followed by censorship, threats of imprisonment or imprisonment altogether, and even physical and psychological torture in the case of Assange.

Editor (2022-06-23). UK to introduce new 'bill of rights' after migrant deportation defeat. mronline.org Britain will begin legislating for a new 'bill of rights' on Wednesday, giving the government the authority to disregard European Court of Human Rights judgments.

Editor (2022-06-23). America's Second Civil War is Underway. scheerpost.com By Blake Fleetwood / Original to ScheerPost | The frightening epidemic of gun violence in the US has become a commonplace reality. Easy access to firearms is an obstacle that national politicians have not been able to overcome with more than lip service. But gun violence is merely one ominous symptom of a growing social collapse that directly threatens our nearly 2 -year old system of democratic capitalism. | We begin with this: There have been 260 mass shootings so far this year, and 2022 is projected to hit an all-time record.

Editor (2022-06-23). The Fed's Austerity Program to Reduce Wages. scheerpost.com By Michael Hudson / CounterPunch The Federal Reserve Board's ostensible policy aim is to manage the money supply and bank credit in a way that maintains price stability. That usually means fighting inflation, which is blamed entirely on "too much employment," euphemized as "too much money."[1] In Congress's more progressive days, the Fed was charged with …

Editor (2022-06-23). Who Is to Blame for Inflation? The Power Brokers of Capitalism. scheerpost.com To save not just the bankers but also the labyrinth itself, central bankers stepped in to replace the financiers' pyramids with public money. (Photo: Getty Images/ By Yanis Varoufakis / The blame game over surging prices is on. Was it too much central-bank money being pumped out for too long that caused inflation to take off? Wa…

Isheka N. Harrison (2022-06-23). Inside The Relaunch Of Baltimore Beat Newspaper As A Nonprofit. moguldom.com The Baltimore Beat newspaper returned In May from a two-year hiatus with a new business structure and distribution strategy. This summer, the "Black-led, Black controlled nonprofit newspaper and media outlet" announced it will begin publishing a free hardcopy print newspaper bi-weekly in addition to its online content. The reason for going old school when so …

Prabhat Patnaik (2022-06-23). "Heads I Win, Tails You Lose" mronline.org To look at neo-fascism withoutits economic moorings, to ignore the fact that the neo-fascist government is actually based on a neo-liberal-neo-fascist alliance, and, in general, to look at politics as a self-contained sphere unconnected to the economy, is a liberal trait that the Left must not imitate.

Staff (2022-06-23). Maduro and Petro Discuss Normalizing Border Crossing. orinocotribune.com This Wednesday, June 22, the president of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, and the recently-elected president of Colombia, Gustavo Petro, held a telephone conversation to discuss the normalization of border crossing, which has been affected by closures and traffic disruptions for almost seven years now. | Through his Twitter account, the Venezuelan head of state reported that issues "about peace and the prosperous future of both peoples" were also discussed. | Conversé con el presidente electo de Colombia

Staff (2022-06-23). Vice President-Elect Francia Márquez Lectures Colombian TV Anchor on What it Means to 'Vivir Sabroso'. orinocotribune.com Caracas, June 22, 2022 ( Given the concern of Channel 1 journalist, Claudia Palacios, about whether the move of the vice president-elect to the presidential palace is part…

TeleSUR Desk (2022-06-23). Another Young Ecuadorian Dies During National Strike. mronline.org "It is worrying how military and police violence has escalated against those who exercise their right to protest and resist," said the Alliance of Ecuadorian Human Rights Organizations.

WSWS (2022-06-23). Australian university union defends silencing socialist and delaying strike action. wsws.org The NTEU is gagging workers, especially socialists, and keeping university workers separate from the strike movement erupting over the soaring cost of living, including among public sector workers, teachers and nurses.

____ (2022-06-23). Leung hails success of 'one country, two systems' in Hong Kong. ecns.cn The practice of the "one country, two systems" principle in Hong Kong over the past 25 years has proved to be successful, scientific, feasible and viable, said Leung Chun-ying, former chief executive of the special administrative region.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-23). Long COVID and the digestive system: Mayo Clinic expert describes common symptoms. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minnesota — Long COVID syndrome, also known as post-COVID, is more than fatigue and shortness of breath. Symptoms such as headaches, brain fog and ringing in the ears have been reported, and recently, physicians are seeing more patients with gastrointestinal problems. Greg Vanichkachorn, M.D., director of Mayo Clinic's COVID Activity Rehabilitation Program, describes the most common symptoms. Patients in the rehabilitation program are reporting a variety of digestive issues, from mild nausea and decreased appetite to severe…

____ (2022-06-23). China to establish national demonstration zones for IPR protection. ecns.cn China will establish a batch of demonstration zones for intellectual property rights (IPR) protection by 2025, according to a notice recently published by the National Intellectual Property Administration.

____ (2022-06-23). China issues regulatory protocols for webcast performers. ecns.cn China's National Radio and Television Administration and the Ministry of Tourism and Culture have jointly issued a set of regulatory protocols for webcast anchors.

TeleSUR, DRL (2022-06-23). Granada celebra elecciones legislativas. telesurtv.net Saldrá también el próximo Gobierno de la isla, hasta ahora presidido por Keith Mitchell, quien va a la reelección.

TeleSUR, yart, JDO (2022-06-23). Argentina exhortará a Reino Unido a dialogar sobre Malvinas. telesurtv.net Una representación de la nación suramericana asiste al Comité de Descolonización de ONU para defender su derecho soberano sobre este territorio en disputa.

Criptacular! (2022-06-23). Support Your Community and Yourself. indybay.org Available public services for seniors and people with disabilities are often not well-publicized, and if we don't apply for them, we are often undercounted and underserved when we need it most.

____ (2022-06-23). China launches new batch of remote sensing satellites. ecns.cn China successfully launched three new remote sensing satellites from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in southwest China's Sichuan Province Thursday.

WSWS (2022-06-23). Union shuts down New Jersey hospital walkout before Nevada Prime Healthcare workers strike. wsws.org The contract was rammed through in an entirely anti-democratic procedure and workers must reject the vote as illegitimate.

WSWS (2022-06-23). Rail workers rally in Glasgow: "We can't let them get away with it" wsws.org In Scotland today, around 100 striking rail workers and Rail, Maritime and Transport union (RMT) members, including from Avanti West Coast, along with trade union delegations and supporters attended a picket outside Glasgow Central Station.

TeleSUR, yart, JCM (2022-06-23). Gobierno de Ecuador se niega a derogar estado de excepción. telesurtv.net El líder de la Conaie condicionó el diálogo al retiro del estado de excepción, entre otras demandas.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-06-23). President Raeisi's visit to North Khorasan province. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 23 (MNA) — President Ebrahim Raeisi traveled to North Khorasan province on Thursday morning as part of his regular visits to provinces to listen to people's grievances and inspect the implementation of government projects.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-23). 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…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-23). 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,…

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-06-23). Headlines of Iran's Persian dailies on June 23. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 23 (MNA) — Mehr News agency takes a look at headlines of Iran's Persian-language dailies on Thursday, June 23.

____ (2022-06-23). Highlights of Hong Kong's development achievements since its return to motherland. ecns.cn Since its return to the motherland in 1997, Hong Kong has made significant progress in the fields of politics, economy, livelihood, society and culture.

____ (2022-06-23). Stunning summer desert landscape in Xinjiang. ecns.cn Aerial view shows beautiful desert landscape with sandy dunes in Hami, northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region.

TeleSUR, JDO (2022-06-23). Afganistán reporta al menos 1.030 muertos por terremoto. telesurtv.net El sismo en provincias del sureste también ocasionó unos 1. 0 heridos. Se teme que cifras de muertes y lesionados aumente.

____ (2022-06-23). Chinese FM meets Indian new ambassador. ecns.cn Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi met with Pradeep Kumar Rawat, India's new ambassador to China in Beijing Wednesday.

Robert C. Koehler (2022-06-23). These Are Not 'Good Guys With Guns.' These People Are Killing Us. commondreams.org How did the Republican Party get so unhinged? Easy as it is to blame Donald Trump, I blame something far more deeply entrenched.

Anonymous669 (2022-06-23). Syria's Damascus Airport Resumes Operations Nearly Two Weeks After Israeli Attack. southfront.org Syria's transportation minister Zuhair Khuzaym inspecting work on the northern runway of Damascus International Airport on June 22. Source: Syrian Air. | Syria's Damascus International Airport resumed operations on June 23, nearly two weeks after it was placed out of service as a result of a The attack, which took place on June 10, inflicted heavy…

TeleSUR-mcs, JL (2022-06-23). Alertan aumento de la inflación en Reino Unido. telesurtv.net En términos mensuales, los precios registraron en el quinto mes del año un incremento del 0,7 por ciento, mientras que en el mes anterior el encarecimiento había sido del 0,6 por ciento.

TeleSUR, yart, JDO (2022-06-23). Conaie exige garantías para dialogar con el Gobierno de Ecuador. telesurtv.net Continúa el paro nacional. Entre las demandas de los manifestantes para dialogar con el Ejecutivo están el cese de la represión y de la criminalización de la protesta.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-06-23). Iran FM offers condolences to Afghanistan over deadly quake. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 23 (MNA) — The Iranian Foreign Minister has offered condolences to the people of Afghanistan over the Wednesday deadly quake and said that Iran will stay with Afghanistan in difficult times.

____ (2022-06-23). China looks set to build space power station. ecns.cn China has made a milestone advance in its effort to build a power station in space to convert the sunlight in outer space into an electrical supply to drive the satellites in orbits or transmit power back to the Earth.

TeleSUR- lvm, JL (2022-06-23). Avanzan movilizaciones en Ecuador en décima jornada del Paro Nacional. telesurtv.net Organizaciones indígenas mantienen propuesta de establecer un diálogo que se centre en el cese inmediato de la represión y criminalización a la propuesta.

____ (2022-06-23). Officials: 5th CIIE preparations in full swing. ecns.cn The fifth edition of the China International Import Expo will be held as planned in Shanghai from Nov 5 to 10, and preparations for the mega event are in full swing despite challenges like the recent COVID-19 outbreak, officials said on Wednesday.

____ (2022-06-23). China ramping up drug control efforts. ecns.cn China has the strictest drug control measures in the world and the largest number of listed controlled substances, and control efforts continue to be improved, said a senior anti-drug official on Thursday.

WSWS (2022-06-23). Stalinist PCF discusses French national unity government with Macron. wsws.org The struggle against war and austerity can only be waged by mobilizing workers internationally against nationalist, pseudo-left groups that are rapidly turning to the right.

WorkWeek (2022-06-23). WorkWeek On Parker Liberation School, Corruption & Port Privatization, Black Workers. indybay.org WorkWeek covers WorkWeek On Parker Liberation School, Corruption & Port Privatization, Black Workers on strike, Union Busting In WCCSD, Frank Hammer On Solidarity Center In Mexico & AFL-CIO Histadrut Link With Carol Lang…

Staff (2022-06-23). El tiempo: Algunos chubascos y lluvias en localidades del interior. cubadebate.cu Amanecerá parcialmente nublado y se nublará en la tarde en gran parte del país, con algunos chubascos, lluvias y tormentas eléctricas, principalmente hacia zonas del interior.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-23). 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…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-23). Dr. Farrugia ranked on‚ÄØModern Healthcare's‚ÄØlist of '50 Most Influential Clinical Executives'. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — Gianrico Farrugia, M.D., Mayo Clinic's president and CEO, has been named as one of the "50 Most Influential Clinical Executives" by Modern Healthcare magazine. According to the magazine, this program honors individuals in health care who are deemed by their peers and the senior editors of Modern Healthcare to be paving the way to better health through their executive responsibilities, leadership qualities, innovation, community service and achievements inside and outside of their organizations. A feature article and profiles of…

Editor2 (2022-06-23). Canada Steps Up Surveillance of Indigenous Peoples to Push Pipelines. orinocotribune.com By Nick Cunningham &#1 ; Jun 19, 2022 | An International Human Rights Body Condemned Canada's Treatment Of Indigenous Communities Opposing Two Major Oil And Gas Pipelines. | Canadian police and security forces have intensified their surveillance and harassment of Indigenous people in recent months in an effort to clear the way for the construction of two long-distance oil and gas pipelines in British Columbia, earning the condemnation of international human rights observers. | "The Governments of Canada and of the Province of British Columbia have escalated their use of force, surveillance, and criminalization of…

Irene Ovonji-Odida (2022-06-23). Workers and Public Services Should Not Be the Victims of Inflation. commondreams.org Precarious working conditions, public service budget cuts, transfer of control to the private sector: none of these are inevitable.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-23). Scientists unravel genetic mystery of rare neurodevelopmental disorder, provide definitive diagnoses to 21 families worldwide. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — A collaborative team of scientists led by Mayo Clinic's Center for Individualized Medicine has discovered 15 additional genetic mutations in the KCNK9 gene that cause a neurodevelopmental syndrome. Symptoms of the disorder range from speech and motor impairment to behavioral abnormalities, intellectual disability and distinctive facial features. "Until now, only one genetic alteration in the KCNK9gene was known to cause the disorder, called KCNK9 imprinting syndrome. Our study describes 15 new genetic…

People vs. Fossil Fuels Coalition (2022-06-23). Thursday 6/23: "Dear Pres.Biden: Just Say No to Fossil Fuels" – National Film Premiere w/ Q&A (virtual). indybay.org Virtual screening…

Jordan Schachtel (2022-06-23). Already Expired: Moderna's upcoming Omicron shot is formulated for a variant that no longer exists. globalresearch.ca Moderna's reformulated mRNA COVID injection, the highly touted — and continuously delayed — "Omicron vaccine," was tailored to an Omicron subvariant that no longer exists. | The pharmaceutical company's Omicron-specific shot was formulated for the BA.1 subvariant of Omicron, which hasn't …

World Beyond War, partners (2022-06-23). 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…

WSWS (2022-06-23). With Modi's support, BJP governments waging bulldozer campaign of state lawlessness and terror targeting Muslims. wsws.org Governments led by India's ruling BJP are illegally demolishing the homes of Muslims, so as to whip up communal tensions and divert popular anger and frustration over mass joblessness and soaring prices into reactionary channels.

____ (2022-06-23). Shanghai reviews progress ahead of congress. ecns.cn The government released the agenda of the 12th CPC Shanghai Congress that will be held from Saturday till next Monday. The congress is held once every five years.

TeleSUR, yart, JCM (2022-06-23). Transportistas de Perú aplazan paro tras alcanzar acuerdo. telesurtv.net El gremio demanda la restitución del transporte de mercancías como servicio público y la baja de los combustibles.

WSWS (2022-06-23). Canadian rail workers express support for British rail strike. wsws.org Rail workers across Canada are closely following the strike by ,000 rail workers in Britain, which is developing into an open political confrontation with the Conservative government and the entire ruling elite.

World Beyond War, partners (2022-06-23). 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…

____ (2022-06-23). Early humans dating back to 600,000-year-old discovered in UK. ecns.cn Archaeological discoveries made on the outskirts of Canterbury, Kent confirm the presence of early humans in southern Britain between 560,000 and 620,000 years ago, making it one of the earliest known Paleolithic sites in northern Europe.

US Gov; C-Span; Common Cause (2022-06-23). Thursday 6/23: January 6th Hearings Day 5 (livestream & analysis). indybay.org Online via livestream…

AutumnSun (2022-06-23). Free Leonard Peltier Santa Cruz 6-20-2022. indybay.org The benefit was held at The Spot and was sponsored by Barrios Unidos and The American Indian Movement and others.

____ (2022-06-23). Political advisers call for further low-carbon transition. ecns.cn China's senior political advisers called for a range of measures to accelerate the nation's low-carbon transition at a three-day gathering that concluded on Wednesday.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-23). 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…

Peoples Dispatch (2022-06-23). Daily Round-up|Rail workers on nationwide strike in the UK & other stories. peoplesdispatch.org In today's episode, we bring you stories from the British rail workers' strike, the crackdown on protesters in Ecuador and a march in Belgium over the cost of living crisis…

Staff (2022-06-23). Front pages of Iran's English dailies on June 23. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 23 (MNA) — Here are the front pages of Iran's English language dailies on Thursday, June 23.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-23). Mayo Clinic Minute: Heat exhaustion and heatstroke. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org As the temperature rises in the summer, so does the risk of heat-related illnesses, like heat exhaustion and heatstroke. Over the past 30 years, extreme heat has claimed more lives in America than any other weather-related hazard, including flooding, tornadoes, hurricanes or lightning, according to the National Weather Service. Experts at Mayo Clinic say it's important to recognize the signs and symptoms of heat illnesses, and learn how to prevent them. Watch: The Mayo Clinic…

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-06-23). Presidente electo de Colombia inicia contactos con Venezuela. telesurtv.net En un tuit, Gustavo Petro reportó que contactó con el Gobierno venezolano sobre normalizar actividades en la frontera.

TeleSUR, yart, JCM (2022-06-23). Rusia decreta pago en rublos a tenedores de eurobonos foráneos. telesurtv.net Rusia podrá efectuar los pagos de eurobonos en rublos, según el valor de la tasa de cambio de divisas del día.

Staff (2022-06-23). Búfalos de Ciego de àÅvila campeones del baloncesto cubano por décima ocasión. cubadebate.cu Los Búfalos se coronaron campeones de la Liga Superior de Baloncesto y con ello alcanzaron su décimo reinado en estas lides, nadie ha ganado tanto como ellos. Favoritos desde que comenzó la justa materializaron una barrida en la final ante los Guerreros del Yayabo, venciéndolos con pizarra de 88 tantos a 78 en el tercer partido del cotejo.

WSWS (2022-06-23). Sri Lankan trade unions back IMF austerity policies. wsws.org The Rajapakse-Wickremesinghe government, with active union support, is imposing a new round of harsh attacks on jobs and social conditions.

____ (2022-06-23). Beijing continues to find scattered infections. ecns.cn Beijing has continued to report new COVID-19 cases at the community level in recent days, which has added to the uncertainty during the current complicated epidemic control and prevention situation, a senior official said on Wednesday.

Staff (2022-06-23). øPor qué una Ley General de Protección al Patrimonio Cultural y al Patrimonio Natural? cubadebate.cu Hace poco más de un mes, la Asamblea Nacional del Poder Popular aprobó la Ley General de Protección al Patrimonio Cultural y al Patrimonio Natural, que tiene por objeto regular la protección del patrimonio cultural y natural de la nación, la importación y exportación de los bienes culturales, inscritos o no como patrimonio cultural, los sujetos de la gestión patrimonial y sus atribuciones generales. En la Mesa Redonda de este miércoles se explicaron los detalles fundamentales de la norma legal.

Roland Rottenfusser, Jochen Kirchhof (2022-06-23). 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."

TeleSUR, yart, JDO (2022-06-23). Accidente de tren en Tanzania deja cuatro muertos y 132 heridos. telesurtv.net Aunque aún se investiga el caso, el presidente de la agencia ferroviaria dijo que el descarrilamiento fue intencionado.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-23). 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…

TeleSUR -HIM (2022-06-23). Inicia en China XIV Cumbre de Jefes de Estado del Brics. telesurtv.net Multilateralismo, cooperación sanitaria, reducción de la pobreza y articulación económica se cuentan entre los ejes prioritarios de la XIV Cumbre de Jefes de Estado del Brics.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-23). Coronary artery bypass grafting has potential benefits for patients over age 80 with reasonable surgical risk, Mayo Clinic study finds. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — Patients over age 80 are considered high-risk candidates for coronary artery bypass grafting, not only because of normal wear and tear on the body, but also because of comorbidities and risks of complications after surgery. No hard-and-fast guidelines are available to assess the risks and benefits for octogenarians. Patients and physicians often choose not to proceed with surgery, and that decision carries its own risks and disadvantages. A new retrospective study from…

Direct Action Everywhere (2022-06-23). Friday 9/9: Exposing the Deathstar: Rescue Trial in the Utah Desert. indybay.org IF YOU ARE PLANNING TO ATTEND, PLEASE REGISTER (FREE!) TO GET IMPORTANT UPDATES AND INFORMATION: dxe.io/utahsignup | — | Support the Right to Rescue at trial! | Please join us for a convergence in Utah during the trial of DxE investigators Wayne Hsiung and Paul Darwin Picklesimer. Wayne and Paul are being prosecuted for investigating the world's largest "pork" producer, Smithfield Foods, and rescuing 2 sick piglets, Lily and Lizzie. In 2017, they infiltrated a massive Smithfield farm in the Utah desert, a facility that raises 1.3 million pigs for slaughter every year. They filmed the conditions inside in 360 de…

Staff (2022-06-23). Ensemble Estudiantil Caturla estrena videoclip "Quién fuera", un homenaje a Silvio Rodríguez. cubadebate.cu El Ensemble Estudiantil Caturla, de la ciudad de Santa Clara, estrena "Quién fuera", videoclip producido por Rural Media Cuba y Labyrinth Films. El audiovisual es un homenaje a Silvio Rodríguez, autor de este emblemático tema arreglado por el maestro Maykel Elizarde Ruano, y visibiliza las cualidades de los jóvenes formados en el sistema de enseñanza artística.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-06-23). Amir-Abdollahian welcomes Lavrov at Foreign Ministry compound. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 23 (MNA) — The Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian welcomed the visiting Russian counterpart, Sergei Lavrov at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs' compound in Tehran on Thursday morning.

____ (2022-06-23). Study finds coffee linked to lower risk of death. ecns.cn Moderate consumption of coffee, whether unsweetened or sugar-sweetened, was associated with lower risk of death, according to research by a Chinese university.

TeleSUR, JDO (2022-06-23). Rusia ratifica que su prioridad es evitar un conflicto nuclear. telesurtv.net Moscú insta a trabajar para garantizar la estabilidad estratégica y evitar la proliferación de armas de destrucción masiva.

TeleSUR -HIM (2022-06-23). Continúan protestas en Ecuador con tributo a víctimas de represión policial durante paro nacional. telesurtv.net Al menos dos muertos y más de un centenar de heridos ha dejado la represión policial a las manifestaciones.

Imperial.ac.uk (2022-06-23). Imperial alumni win top prize at Young Inventors award. imperial.ac.uk Two former Imperial students have been honoured by the European Patent Office (EPO) for an AI-recycling technology first conceived at the College.

Staff (2022-06-23). Las 3 del día: La noche de Pablo Milanés, y las noticias de este 22 de junio (+ Podcast). cubadebate.cu "Gracias Pablo, te queremos", se oye de vez en vez. "Duro", también le gritan. Pasan "Comienzo y final de una verde mañana", "El breve espacio en que no estás"… Hoy te traemos una emisión especial, donde hablaremos del concierto de Pablo Milanés en Cuba y, por supuesto, te comentamos las noticias más relevantes de la jornada.

TeleSUR, hvh, JDO (2022-06-23). Incendio en Buenos Aires provoca cinco fallecidos y 35 heridos. telesurtv.net El Sistema de Atención Médica de Emergencias informó que los fallecidos son dos mujeres y tres menores de edad.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-06-23). North Khorasan one of country's agricultural hubs: Raeisi. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 23 (MNA) — The President described North Khorasan one of the agricultural hubs of the country and specified, "Special attention should be paid to the agriculture of the province…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-23). COVID-19 vaccines approved for use in infants through toddlers. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org The use of COVID-19 vaccines in infants and toddlers in the U.S. has cleared the final hurdles. Food and Drug Administration advisers voted unanimously to recommend emergency use authorization for Moderna and Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccines for young children. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention followed by authorizing health care professionals to begin vaccinating the youngest of children. Moderna's vaccine is for children ages 6 months to 5 years, and Pfizer's vaccine is for children…

____ (2022-06-23). UK paper's false report on WHO chief's remarks again proves 'lab leak' theory is anti-China politicization: FM. ecns.cn The COVID-19 "lab leak" theory totally twisted facts and it's merely a lie fabricated by anti-China forces for political purposes, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson said on Wednesday in response to a media report that claimed WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus had once acknowledged the theory.

____ (2022-06-23). Xi Jinping: BRICS countries need to act with a sense of responsibility and bring positive, stabilizing and constructive strength to the world. ecns.cn On the evening of June 23, President Xi Jinping hosted the 14th BRICS Summit in Beijing via video link.

____ (2022-06-23). China Life: Local official promoting Sichuan tourism goes viral on internet. ecns.cn Liu Hong, a local official in Ganzi Tibetan Autonomous prefecture, Southwest China's Sichuan province, has become an internet sensation due to his dedication to tourism promotion on social media.

____ (2022-06-23). Shenzhen ships 630 thousand tons of vegetables to Hong Kong annually. ecns.cn Shenzhen Customs on Wednesday said it has inspected 630 thousand tons of vegetables destined for Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) on average annually in the past 25 years since 1997.

TeleSUR, yart, JCM (2022-06-23). Gremio de transportistas intensifica protestas en Argentina. telesurtv.net Desde horas tempranas de este miércoles, se cortaron el acceso a varias vías del país como parte de la protesta.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-23). 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…

Khubaka, Michael Harris (2022-06-23). 2022 California Juneteenth Holiday still an optional notion for some reason. indybay.org 20 years ago California Juneteenth National Freedom Day was established as "optional" and today AB 1655 offers another "optional" path toward celebrations of our unique California Journey From Slavery to Freedom beginning on 1535 in Baja California Sur.

Labor Video Project (2022-06-23). 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.

____ (2022-06-23). HK Palace Museum to tell China's story to world audience. ecns.cn Hong Kong Palace Museum, a milestone cross-boundary cultural collaboration and must-see tourist attraction, is poised to play a greater role in exerting the charm of Chinese culture to the four corners of the globe.

Direct Action Everywhere (2022-06-23). Saturday 6/25: Shut Down Golden Gate Fields: No More Dead Horses. indybay.org 420 Gilman St, Berkeley, CA 94710…

____ (2022-06-23). Hong Kong Palace Museum holds opening ceremony. ecns.cn The Hong Kong Palace Museum (HKPM), located in the West Kowloon Cultural District of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR), held its opening ceremony on Wednesday.

Staff (2022-06-23). Unión Eléctrica pronostica afectación de 185 megawatts durante el horario pico de este jueves. cubadebate.cu La Unión Eléctrica estima para el horario pico de este jueves una disponibilidad de 2 633 MW y una demanda máxima de 2 750 MW, con un déficit de 117 MW, por lo que se pronostica una afectación de 185 MW. En la generación distribuida no están disponibles 1 086 MW por avería y 388 MW por mantenimiento.

____ (2022-06-23). 'Art@Harbor' exhibition kicks off in Hong Kong. ecns.cn The opening ceremony of the exhibition "Art@Harbor" was held at the Central and Western District Promenade (Central Section) on Wednesday.

TeleSUR-mcs- JL (2022-06-23). Reportan 14 palestinos detenidos por fuerzas israelíes. telesurtv.net Las violaciones de los colonos en los territorios ilegalmente ocupados, incluyen la demolición de establos de animales, casas y estructuras residenciales.

TeleSUR-mcs-JL (2022-06-23). Alertan por tsunami en los próximos 30 años en el Mediterráneo. telesurtv.net Aunque la mayoría de los tsunamis afectan a las poblaciones costeras de las regiones del Pacífico y del Océano Índico, todas las regiones oceánicas están en riesgo.

TeleSUR -HIM (2022-06-23). Al menos seis fallecidos deja accidente de helicóptero en EE.UU. telesurtv.net Todavía se desconocen las causas del accidente, el cual será investigado por la Junta Nacional de Seguridad en el Transporte, de EE.UU.

WSWS (2022-06-23). France's hung parliament, rising class struggles stagger Macron. wsws.org Macron reacted to his devastating defeat in the legislative elections with a perfunctory10-minute address calling on other parties to support his policies of austerity and war.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-23). 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…

____ (2022-06-23). Xi urges int'l solidarity to promote growth. ecns.cn President Xi Jinping called on Wednesday for international solidarity and coordination to maintain world peace and stability and promote global sustainable development.

____ (2022-06-23). China launches Yaogan-35 02 remote sensing satellites. ecns.cn A Long March-2D rocket carrying the Yaogan-35 02 satellites blasts off from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in southwest China's Sichuan Province, June 23, 2022.

TeleSUR -ysm, JL (2022-06-23). Sindicatos y gremios panameños convocan a nueva marcha popular. telesurtv.net El propósito de la movilización del próximo 28 de junio es protestar contra el alto costo de la vida en Panamá, principalmente el precio de la canasta familiar, combustibles y medicamentos.

____ (2022-06-23). Death toll of Afghanistan's quake surpasses 1,000: official. ecns.cn The death toll from an earthquake that struck eastern Afghanistan early Wednesday has surpassed 1,000, while more than 1, 0 people were injured, a provincial official said, adding the number of casualties might rise further.

____ (2022-06-23). Officials recall pressure at Jan 6 hearing. ecns.cn The House select committee investigating last year's Jan 6 attack on the Capitol heard riveting and emotional testimony from state election officials on Tuesday on how defeated president Donald Trump and his allies pressured them to reverse the 2020 election results.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-23). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Biggest benefits of exercise for teens. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: When my daughter was young, she spent hours playing outside and running around. That happens a lot less now that she is a teen. I'm worried that she is not getting enough exercise. How much does she need each week, and do you have tips to motivate her to get moving? ANSWER: As our children grow, many parents find it a challenge to get their teens moving. Their lives are busy, and what…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-23). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: COVID-19 update. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org As immunity wanes for many vaccinated adults and omicron and its subvariants continue to circulate, it seems that just about everyone knows someone with a case of COVID-19. The steady increase in COVID-19 infections is due to changing, highly contagious variants, explains Dr. Gregory Poland, an infectious diseases expert and head of Mayo Clinic's Vaccine Research Group. Dr. Poland says it's still important to take the precaution of mask-wearing in public areas, even if you have…

Aunt Lute Books (2022-06-23). Wednesday 6/29: Home in the Bay | A Reading Series: The Second Event. indybay.org

WSWS (2022-06-23). Uvalde mayor accuses Texas officials of coverup in mass shooting at Robb Elementary. wsws.org While state officials denounced the local response as an "abject failure," the mayor lambasted Texas authorities for attempting to shift the blame.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-23). 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)…

Staff (2022-06-23). Gen. Mohammad Kazemi appointed new IRGC intelligence chief. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 23 (MNA) — The commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Major General Hossein Salami has appointed Brigadier General Mohammad Kazemi as the new head of the IRGC's intelligence.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-23). Science Saturday: Study indicates gut microbiome, host gene affect gastrointestinal disorders. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org In a new study published in Nature Microbiology, researchers demonstrated the power of integrating the microbiome and host gene expression data to provide insights into their combined role in gastrointestinal diseases. The microbiome consists of all microbes in the gut including bacteria, fungi, and viruses. This study focused on bacteria. "We identified a common set of host genes and pathways, including pathways that regulate gastrointestinal inflammation, gut barrier protection and energy metabolism that are associated with…

Staff (2022-06-23). Prioriza Cuba desarrollo energético con fuentes renovables. cubadebate.cu Construir un socialismo próspero y sostenible no es posible sin considerar el desarrollo energético, expresó este miércoles el Comandante de la Revolución Ramiro Valdés Menéndez, vice primer ministro de Cuba.

WSWS (2022-06-23). January 6 committee "flooded" with new evidence on Trump coup. wsws.org The House Select Committee announced that it would postpone further hearings, after Thursday's, to study new videos and documents.

Staff (2022-06-23). 6 killed in West Virginia helicopter crash. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 23 (MNA) — Six people were killed when a helicopter crashed in southwestern West Virginia on Wednesday, authorities said.

ERA Coalition & Fund For Women's Equality (2022-06-23). Thursday 6/23: The ERA & Gen Z: Engaging Youth to be Equality Voters in 2022 Elections Virtual Town Hall. indybay.org Online webinar…

TeleSUR-mcs- JL (2022-06-23). Parlamento búlgaro aprueba moción de censura contra el Gobierno. telesurtv.net La moción de censura contra el Ejecutivo se concretó tras obtener un respado de 123 parlamentarios.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-23). Falcons help Minnesota man soar above cancer. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org A species that was once endangered in Minnesota is now thriving, thanks in part to Mayo Clinic. Recently, four new peregrine falcon chicks that have been nesting in a box atop one of Mayo Clinic's buildings were brought inside for a quick checkup and to be banded. It's all part of a collaboration between Mayo and the Midwest Peregrine Society. But this time, there was an extra pair of experienced hands to help. For more…

TeleSUR- lvm- JL (2022-06-23). Entregan informes a organismos sobre caso Ayotzinapa en México. telesurtv.net La entrega fue realizada por el director del Sedena, Luis Cresencio Sandoval González.

TeleSUR, AC, JGN (2022-06-23). øQuién fue el líder nicaragàºense Carlos Fonseca Amador. telesurtv.net Carlos Fonseca Amador es uno de los principales referentes del sandinismo, un revolucionario que luchó contra la dictadura de los Somoza.

TeleSUR, JGN (2022-06-23). Organizaciones de periodistas exigen la liberación de Assange. telesurtv.net La presidenta de la Federación Internacional de Periodistas, Dominique Pradalié, demandó que el fundador de WikiLeaks "sea liberado, rehabilitado y entregado a su familia".

Staff (2022-06-23). Qué trae la prensa cubana, jueves 23 de junio de 2022. cubadebate.cu

____ (2022-06-23). Chinese scientists achieve important breakthrough in silkworm research. ecns.cn Chinese scientists have unveiled the heterogeneity and transcriptomic atlas of silkworm silk gland cells at single-cell resolution, achieving a significant breakthrough in silkworm research.

Monterey Peninsula Pride (2022-06-23). 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…

WSWS (2022-06-23). Australia: More than 130,000 New South Wales nurses and teachers to strike next week. wsws.org Health workers across the state will stop work on Tuesday, while public and Catholic school teachers will hold a joint strike on Thursday.

TeleSUR -ysm, JL (2022-06-23). Evacúan familias de provincias en China tras inundaciones. telesurtv.net Varias regiones del gigante asiático se mantienen en alerta ante la letalidad de la actual temporada lluviosa, que ha provocado cuantiosas pérdidas materiales y humanas.

TeleSUR -HIM (2022-06-23). Declaran en Guatemala estado de calamidad pública por lluvias. telesurtv.net Las lluvias han dejado 23 fallecidos, cuatro desaparecidos y más de un millón de afectados en el país centroamericano.

TeleSUR, JDO (2022-06-23). Lula aventaja a Bolsonaro en balotaje en Brasil, según estudio. telesurtv.net Encuesta arroja que, en una segunda vuelta, el fundador del PT moviliza 52 por ciento del voto frente a 35 por ciento el actual mandatario.

Staff (2022-06-23). Hassan Nasrallah, Ismail Haniyeh meet in Lebanon. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 23 (MNA) — Sayed Hassan Nasrallah, secretary-general of the Lebanese Hezbollah movement met with Ismail Haniyeh, head of the political bureau of the Palestinian Islamic Resistance Movement, Hamas, in Lebanon on Thursday.

TeleSUR, ysm, JGN (2022-06-23). Afganistán requiere 15 mdd para atender emergencia por terremoto. telesurtv.net Autoridades afganas convocaron a las "agencias de ayuda para que brinden asistencia inmediata a las víctimas del terremoto y así evitar una catástrofe humanitaria".

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-23). 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…

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-06-23). Tehran, Moscow oppose foreign powers presence in Caspian sea. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 23 (MNA) — In a meeting with the Russian foreign minister in Tehran Wed., the Iranian President stressed that Tehran and Moscow oppose the foreign military presence in the Caspian region.

____ (2022-06-23). Chinese premier stresses work on flood relief, grain harvest. ecns.cn Chinese Premier Li Keqiang Wednesday stressed work on flood control and disaster relief to guarantee the safety of people's lives and property.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-23). 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…

____ (2022-06-23). Vibrant HK to celebrate 25th anniversary of return to motherland. ecns.cn This year marks the 25th anniversary of Hong Kong's return to the motherland.

Imperial.ac.uk (2022-06-23). Great Exhibition Road Festival 2022 serves up trailblazing inspiration. imperial.ac.uk Trailblazing ideas and unique experiences from science and the arts on show as Great Exhibition Road Festival transforms South Kensington.

____ (2022-06-23). Li: Stable, large grain harvests key. ecns.cn Premier Li Keqiang gave further instructions on policy measures to secure a bumper harvest for the whole year, after hearing a report at the State Council executive meeting on Wednesday on stabilizing grain production.

Aunt Lute Books (2022-06-23). Wednesday 7/20: Home in the Bay | A Reading Series: The Third Event. indybay.org

WSWS (2022-06-23). "The tier system has to go": Pennsylvania Harley-Davidson workers speak out after defeating sellout contract. wsws.org The Milwaukee, Wisconsin-based manufacturer is demanding further concessions from workers even though it has seen a 40 percent growth in profits over the last year.

____ (2022-06-23). NASA extends InSight lander's mission on Mars. ecns.cn NASA has decided to extend the science mission of its InSight lander on Mars, operating its seismometer instrument longer than previously planned, according to a release of the agency.

____ (2022-06-23). China's ambassador says Scotland ties mean 'opportunities up for grabs'. ecns.cn China's top diplomat in the United Kingdom is on a weeklong visit to Scotland to enhance the growing economic, cultural, and educational links between the nations, in a year that marks the th anniversary of the establishment of China-UK ambassadorial diplomatic relations…

____ (2022-06-23). MC12 outcomes raise hopes for WTO reform. ecns.cn The package of trade outcomes at the World Trade Organization's 12th Ministerial Conference-MC12-has added resilience to the multilateral trading system, injecting more confidence into economic globalization, experts said on Wednesday.

____ (2022-06-23). Over 1,700 internet hospitals are established in China. ecns.cn More than 1,700 internet hospitals have been approved and established in China and integrated online and offline medical service has formed basically, said National Health Commission.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-06-23). Two people injured in explosion in Syria's Daraa. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 23 (MNA) — In a car bomb in the southern Syrian city of Daraa two people were injured on Thursday morning.

TeleSUR, yart, JCM (2022-06-23). China afirma que sanciones afectan a todo el mundo. telesurtv.net El mandatario participó en el Foro empresarial BRICS, con sede en Beijing, capital china.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-06-23). Autoridades brasileñas detienen al exministro de Educación. telesurtv.net Teólogo, abogado y pastor de la iglesia presbiteriana, Ribeiro, de 63 años, es un hombre cercano a la familia de Bolsonaro.

Staff (2022-06-23). Raeisi invited by China to deliver speech at BRICS. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 23 (MNA) — At the official invitation of Chinese President Xi Jinping as host of BRICS Summit 2022, President Ayatollah Seyed Ebrahim Raeisi wiil attend the event and will deliver a speech on Friday.

WSWS (2022-06-23). At least 1 in 12 Chicago Public Schools students caught COVID-19 during past school year. wsws.org The staggering figures, an understatement of the real rates of infection, are an indictment of the reopening and mass infection policy carried out by the ruling class and the Democratic Party, with the critical assistance of the CTU.

____ (2022-06-23). Ethnic dragon canoe festival celebrated in Guizhou. ecns.cn Dragon canoes race against each on Qingshui river to celebrate the Dragon Canoe Festival at Shibing county, southwest China's Guizhou Province, June 22, 2022.

____ (2022-06-23). Tourism sector keen for revival in summertime. ecns.cn Domestic tourism will embrace a robust recovery in the coming summer as students start their vacations in late June, and eased travel restrictions will help boost the sector's growth, according to industry experts.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-06-23). Presidente Maduro y Gustavo Petro hablan sobre restablecer normalidad en frontera. telesurtv.net El presidente de Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, conversó vía telefónica con el mandatario electo de Colombia.

____ (2022-06-23). UK, Israeli FMs discuss Iran nuclear deal, JCPOA. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 22 (MNA) — British Foreign Secretary Liz Truss and Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid held a telephone conversation on Wednesday evening to discuss Iran's nuclear deal, JCPOA.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-23). 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…

Imperial.ac.uk (2022-06-23). "If you enjoy doing it, go ahead and do it" – women engineers in #INWED Top 50. imperial.ac.uk Three Imperial engineers have been lauded in the Women's Engineering Society (WES)'s Top 50 Women in Engineering Awards for #INWED.

WSWS (2022-06-23). A conversation with Deirdre O'Connell, author of Harlem Nights: The Secret History of Australia's Jazz Age. wsws.org O'Connell's detailed and richly referenced work examines the deportation from Australia of Colored Idea, a popular African-American jazz troupe, in 1928.

Anonymous669 (2022-06-23). Israeli Defense Minister Vows To Invade Lebanon's Beirut If Needed. southfront.org Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz speaking on June 22 at a rally in Kiryat Shmona to mark the 40th anniversary of the 1982 invasion of Lebanon. Source: the official twitter account of Gantz (@gantzbe). | On June 22, Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz warned Lebanon that if needed, the Israeli army "will march once again to Beirut, Sidon and Tyre". | Gantz made the warning while speaking at a rally in Kiryat Shmona to mark the 40th anniversary of the 1982 invasion of Lebanon. Gantz said th…

____ (2022-06-23). 192 key fugitives arrested in China's special campaign. ecns.cn Chinese police have caught 192 key fugitives of crimes against the control of the national border and frontier in an ongoing campaign since September 2021, the National Immigration Administration said Thursday.

TeleSUR, JDO (2022-06-23). Gremios uruguayos se movilizan contra las privatizaciones. telesurtv.net Sindicatos del sector público, entre ellos el de comunicaciones, exigen la recuperación salarial, el ingreso de personal y otras.

WSWS (2022-06-23). Australian minister dispatched to Sri Lanka to demand a halt to refugees fleeing destitution. wsws.org The visit had nothing to do with helping the island's masses. Its purpose was to block people from trying to escape the social catastrophe to seek refuge in Australia.

Mitchell Zimmerman (2022-06-23). There Is More Than Enough Evidence to Indict Trump. commondreams.org With democracy itself under siege, Attorney General Merrick Garland must uphold his oath to defend the Constitution.

TeleSUR, hvh, JDO (2022-06-23). Junta militar de Myanmar encarcela a Nobel de la Paz Suu Kyi. telesurtv.net Portavoz de Junta Militar informó que la depuesta Consejera de Estado se encuentra en régimen de aislamiento "conforme a las leyes penales".

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-06-23). ExFARC-EP reconocen secuestros durante conflicto armado en Colombia. telesurtv.net Los excomandantes Pablo Catatumbo, Pastor Alape, Milton Toncel y Julián Gallo también pidieron perdón durante la audiencia de tres días.

Staff (2022-06-23). El petróleo cubano y la producción de energía eléctrica sin apagar el futuro. cubadebate.cu øTenemos soluciones para seguir produciendo energía soberana sin dañar la industria? Tienen que existir. Una puede ser la de usar o desarrollar procesos que permitan desulfurizar y reducir metales en el petróleo viscoso. No somos los únicos que tenemos este problema. Existen tecnologías más o menos eficientes y también literatura que las explican. Desafortunadamente, no parece ser un problema resuelto totalmente.

Ramona du Houx (2022-06-23). EOPA asks Newsom to end drilling permits, lawmakers pass 1020 and announce CARB rally. indybay.org Elected Officials to Protect America CA asks Governor Newsom to end all fossil fuel permitting to stop fueling the climate crisis – which fuels war. For clean energy economy progress SB 1020 must pass, says EOPA CA and investments in clean energy realized…

NNU, Healthcare Now, People's Action (2022-06-23). Tuesday 6/28: #Patients Over Profits! Medicare For All & 2022 Midterms w/ National Nurses United. indybay.org Online webinar…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-23). 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…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-23). 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…

Imperial.ac.uk (2022-06-23). No 'safest spot' to minimise risk of COVID-19 transmission on trains. imperial.ac.uk Researchers have shown how COVID-19 can spread through train carriages, finding that there is no 'safest spot' to minimise risk of transmission.

Adolph Reed Jr. (2022-06-22). Remembering Operation Bagration: When the Red Army Decapitated the Nazi Front. commondreams.org Not only did the Soviet Union bear the most extreme brunt of the horrors of World War II; it also was without question the most central force in the Nazis' defeat.

Benjamin Norton (2022-06-22). Only 4 of 55 African leaders attend Zelensky call, showing neutrality on Ukraine and Russia. multipolarista.com France and Germany pressured African Union leaders for months to join a brief Zoom call with Ukraine's Volodymyr Zelensky. 51 of 55 African heads of state (93%) boycotted the meeting, showing clear neutrality over the Western proxy war with Russia.

Benjamin Norton (2022-06-22). Only 4 of 55 African leaders attend Zelensky call, showing neutrality on Ukraine. multipolarista.com France and Germany pressured African Union leaders for months to join a brief Zoom call with Ukraine's Volodymyr Zelensky. 51 of 55 African heads of state (93%) boycotted the meeting, showing clear neutrality over the Western proxy war with Russia.

G. Dunkel (2022-06-22). Haiti suffers in U.S.-created turmoil. workers.org U.S. President Joe Biden welcomes white Ukrainian refugee child. Haitian migrants of African descent, attempting to enter at the Texas border, are hunted down by U.S. Border Patrol mounted on horses. Haiti is in a process of collapse in its ability to function as a country on a daily basis. . . . |

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-06-22). Most African Countries Support Russia. libya360.wordpress.com Lucas Leiroz Apparently, Volodymir Zelensky's popularity in Ukraine is very low. The Ukrainian leader called for a virtual diplomatic meeting with African heads of state, but the event failed completely. Almost all African leaders declined to participate, hampering Zelensky's plans to make the meeting a pro-Kiev propaganda stage. Meanwhile, the Russian government's popularity is growing…

Staff (2022-06-22). Ukrainian drone strikes oil refinery inside Russia: Report. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 22 (MNA) — One of southern Russia's largest oil refineries was struck by an apparent drone attack Wednesday, setting off a massive fire, authorities and media reported.

Pat Elder (2022-06-22). Top Gun Maverick Sets a New Standard For State-Orchestrated, Pro-Military, Mass Indoctrination. covertactionmagazine.com Joseph Goebbels, chief propagandist for Hitler's Nazi Party, would be in awe of the film's director, Joseph Kosinski I saw …

WSWS (2022-06-22). Australian Labor foreign minister visits Solomon Islands, reinforcing threats over China ties. wsws.org Every aspect of Penny Wong's visit to Solomon Islands reeked of neo-colonial arrogance and hypocrisy.

_____ (2022-06-22). The West's War in Ukraine is a War against Russia. journal-neo.org As recent events surrounding the ongoing conflict in Ukraine have shown unambiguously — and quite convincingly — the West's so-called 'war effort' in Ukraine is less about defending Ukraine and more about what some Western pundits call "erasing" Russia as a power capable of wielding influence at the global level. The war, in simple words, …

Anonymous349 (2022-06-22). Military Situation In Ukraine On June 22, 2020 (Map Update). southfront.org Russia struck military assets of the AFU near Sidorovo with high-precision missiles | Russia struck military assets of the AFU near Miropolye with high-precision missiles | Russia struck military assets of the AFU near Kurakhovo with high-precision missiles | Russia struck military assets of the AFU near Lisichansk with high-precision missiles | On June 21, 620 AFU members were killed and 51 military vehicles were destroyed by Russian forces, according to the Russian MO…

Anonymous765 (2022-06-22). Gorskoe-Zolotoe Pocket: Another Epic Disaster For Kyiv's Forces. southfront.org |

Dave DeCamp (2022-06-22). Russian Refinery Says It Was Struck By Drones Flying From Ukraine. news.antiwar.com A Russian oil refinery near the Ukrainian border reported Wednesday that it was The Novoshakhtinsk oil refinery in Russia's Rostov Oblast is just five miles from the border with Ukraine. The plant's management said one of the drone attacks caused fires, but no injuries were reported. | "As a result of terrorist actions from the Western border of the Rostov region, two unmanned aerial…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-06-22). Southern Ukraine is the Priority in NATO's Planning. libya360.wordpress.com M. K. BHADRAKUMAR The desolate Snake Island in the Black Sea off Odessa has become a major theatre of contestation between Russia and NATO On the night of February 24, when Russian forces crossed the western and northern borders of Ukraine, the world's attention was riveted on the fate of Kiev. Hardly anyone paid attention…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-06-22). 'Ukraine Fatigue' Intensifies as Sanctions Boomerang Ravages Western Economies. libya360.wordpress.com Drago Bosnic On February 24, the political West sounded decidedly self-confident as it expected Russia was heading back to the disastrous 1990s, with the country's social and economic prospects seemingly in tatters. Russian forex reserves were stolen, banks cut off from SWIFT, Western airspace banned, while anything remotely connected to Russia and its magnificent civilizational contributions…

M.K. Bhadrakumar (2022-06-22). West at inflection point in Ukraine War. peoplesdispatch.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 rage for years. | "We must prepare for the fact that it could take years. We must not let up in supporting Ukraine. Even if the costs are high, not only for military support, also because of rising energy and food prices," Stoltenberg said. He added that the supply of state-of-the-art weaponry to Ukra…

Staff (2022-06-22). Germany, Netherlands provide howitzers to Ukraine. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com UkrinformJune 22, 2022 Germany, Netherlands to donate 12 PzH 2000 howitzers to Ukraine Germany and the Netherlands will donate 12 Panzerhaubitze 2000 self-propelled howitzers to Ukraine. "News from the German Ministry of Defense regarding support for Ukraine: the training of Ukrainian soldiers on Panzerhaubitze 2000s has been completed. The transfer of seven weapons systems to …

WSWS (2022-06-22). German Air Force chief calls for the use of nuclear weapons against Russia. wsws.org While NATO powers escalate the proxy war in Ukraine against Russia, the German armed forces is threatening Moscow with the use of nuclear weapons.

____ (2022-06-22). Turkey to host meeting with UN, Russia, Ukraine on grain corridor: media. ecns.cn Turkey is to host a four-way meeting with the United Nations, Russia and Ukraine in Istanbul next week to discuss a possible Black Sea corridor for exporting Ukrainian grains, local media reported Tuesday.

Anonymous669 (2022-06-22). In Video: Russian Tor-M2 System Intercepts Polish Drone With New Missile Over Ukraine. southfront.org Screen grab from footage released by the Russian Ministry of Defense. | On June 22, the Russian Ministry of Defense released footage showing a Tor-M2 air-defense system intercepting a Polish-made FLYEYE mini drone over an unspecified part of Ukraine. | The Tor-M2 is one of the more modern versions of the Tor medium-altitude, short-range air-defense system. This version has an improved fire control radar coverage and protection against spoofing. It can also engaged up to four targets simultaneously. | The air-defense s…

Staff (2022-06-22). Russia: US Mercenaries Captured in Ukraine Must Be Tried. orinocotribune.com Russia has confirmed that the two captured US mercenaries will be punished for their crimes committed during the war in Ukraine. | Kremlin spokesperson Dmitri Peskov said on Sunday, June 19, in an interview with US television network MSNBC, that Russia considers that "they [the detained US mercenaries] should be held accountable for the crimes they have committed and those crimes should be investigated. They have been detained in the right place to ensure that the investigation of their crimes is carried out." | According to Peskov, the captured mercenaries are "soldiers of fortune" who have participated in illeg…

Nathan King (2022-06-22). The Heat: Conflict in Ukraine. america.cgtn.com Russian forces advance in Ukraine. When and how will this conflict end?

Anonymous669 (2022-06-22). Ukraine Attacked Russian Oil Refinery With Chinese Commercial Drones (Video). southfront.org © Press Service of the Main Directorate of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Russia for the Rostov Region, Via TASS. | Ukraine has reportedly used Chinese-made commercial drones to attack one of Russia's largest oil refineries on June 22. | Two drones struck the Novoshakhtinsk refinery in the Rostov region, which is located just five kilometers away from the border from Ukraine, at around 9: 25 a.m. Moscow time. The refinery is reported to be one of the largest in Russia's…

Maureen Clare Murphy (2022-06-22). Israel to dissolve government to preserve apartheid. electronicintifada.net Tanks roll into Masafer Yatta, precipitating mass displacement.

Editor2 (2022-06-22). NATO Failure Illustrated by Growing Turkish-Syrian Tensions. orinocotribune.com By Brian Berletic &#1 | Military activity on all sides has been increasing in northern Syria. Turkish forces are increasing their presence and the pace of operations against Kurdish held territory north of Aleppo and to the east along the Turkish-Syrian border in what may lead up to a major military operation. | The Daily Sabah in an

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…

Benjamin Norton (2022-06-22). Solo 4 de 55 líderes africanos asisten a la llamada de Zelenski, mostrando neutralidad sobre Ucrania y Rusia. multipolarista.com Francia y Alemania presionaron a los líderes de la Unión Africana durante meses para que se unieran a una breve llamada de Zoom con Volodímir Zelenski de Ucrania. 51 de 55 jefes de estado africanos (93%) boicotearon la reunión, mostrando una clara neutralidad sobre la guerra subsidiaria de Occidente contra Rusia.

Benjamin Norton (2022-06-22). Mexico's President AMLO demands freedom for Julian Assange, 'prisoner of conscience' and 'best journalist of our time'. multipolarista.com Mexico's left-wing President López Obrador denounced US hypocrisy and reiterated his call to free Julian Assange, calling him a "prisoner of conscience" and the "best journalist of our time, in the world." At a press conference, AMLO played a WikiLeaks video showing the US military killing civilians in Iraq.

_____ (2022-06-22). Venezuelan's View: Petro Victory In Colombia, US Sanctions, Iran Pact. popularresistance.org Multipolarista host Benjamin Norton speaks with Venezuelan journalist Jesús Rodríguez Espinoza, editor of independent news outlet the Orinoco Tribune, about 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.

Benjamin Norton (2022-06-22). British army chief tells troops prepare for World War III with Russia. multipolarista.com UK Army chief Patrick Sanders told his troops to prepare for World War III with Russia. Benjamin Norton discusses how Western imperialists are threatening nuclear apocalypse to try to save their declining empires.

Jessica Buxbaum (2022-06-22). Meet UEA PAC, the New Wall-Street Backed SuperPac Funding Pro-Israel Black Democrats. mintpressnews.com Presenting itself as empowering the Black community, a new political action committee (PAC) with corporate and pro-Israel ties hopes to spend millions to defeat progressives.

Lowkey (2022-06-22). Institute For Curriculum Studies: The "Educational" Dep't of the Israel Lobby, With Jessica Buxbaum. mintpressnews.com ICS recommended that American students be discouraged from finding their own sources of information on the internet, and instead be instructed to use resources from the Anti-Defamation League or the Jewish Virtual Library.

Dana Sanchez (2022-06-22). Andrew Gillum Indicted For Fraud, Conspiracy, Lying Related To His Campaign: 'This Case Is Not Legal, It Is Political'. moguldom.com Andrew Gillum, 42, who narrowly lost to Ron DeSantis in the 2018 midterm elections as Florida's governor, was charged, along with an associate, by federal prosecutors in 21-count federal indictment Wednesday in Tallahassee. Nineteen of the 21 counts each carry a maximum of 20 years in prison. Gillum was the first Black gubernatorial candidate in …

Dave DeCamp (2022-06-22). NATO Chief Says Alliance Will 'Address' China Security Concerns at Madrid Summit. news.antiwar.com NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said Wednesday that alliance leaders "We will address

Staff (2022-06-22). $100-billion arms boost: chancellor says NATO can rely on Germany. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Deutsche WelleJune 22, 2022 Olaf Scholz: NATO partners can 'rely on Germany' German Chancellor Olaf Scholz on Wednesday told the German parliament, the Bundestag, that members of the NATO alliance could rely on Berlin. …Scholz's speech focused on Berlin's support for NATO and Kyiv. In his speech, the chancellor stressed that Germany not only took …

Eric Nepomuceno (2022-06-22). Brasil: Retroceso en todo. globalizacion.ca Brasil sigue bajo el impacto del asesinato del indigenista Bruno Pereira y del periodista británico Dom Phillips. La Policía Federal insiste en que no hubo un asesinato previamente combinado, y que los asesinos actuaron por cuenta propia. No explica, sin…

TeleSUR, DRL (2022-06-22). Gobierno de México dará respuesta al asesinato de dos jesuitas. telesurtv.net El presidente mexicano prometió una pronta investigación y la Compañía de Jesús pide recuperar los cuerpos de los sacerdotes.

Editor (2022-06-22). VIDEO: Senator Elizabeth Warren Challenges Fed Chair Jerome Powell in Senate Banking Committee Hearing. scheerpost.com By C-SPAN www.c-span.org/video/?c 20972/user-clip-sen-warren-questions-fed-chair-powell Senator Elizabeth Warren challenges and urges caution to Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell. During a Senate Banking Committee hearing, Sen. Warren warned about what a recession could mean for millions of Americans and how rate hikes will raise borrowing costs for families and put jobs at risk.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-06-22). US, Russia exchange warnings over Lithuania blockade. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 22 (MNA) — After Washington warned Russia that its support for Lithuania is 'ironclad' and any attack 'would be an attack on ALL NATO members', the Russian deputy foreign minister Sergey Ryabkov warned against dangerous rhetoric.

Staff (2022-06-22). Moldova ready to discuss lethal weapons supplies with France. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 22 (MNA) — Moldova is ready to discuss the supplies of lethal weapons with France as part of the assistance for the republic's military budget promised by the European Union, Moldovan President Maia Sandu said.

Sonali Kolhatkar (2022-06-22). To Prevent Formula Shortages, Break Up Monopolies. otherwords.org It's a tough time to be the parent of a newborn in the United States today. Not only is child care prohibitively expensive, but the cost of all things — including baby products — is rising. And there's been a months-long shortage of baby formula. | There's nothing more important to a parent than providing for their child. As a mother who was unable to breastfeed, I relied on formula. I remember once making a long drive to another town when my local store was out of the brand my child was used to. | It was a stressful experience — and mild compared to what millions of parents are feeling right no…

Xiaolu Sun (2022-06-22). Milk donation amid a shortage of baby formula in the U.S. america.cgtn.com As families continue to struggle with a shortage of baby formula, many mothers have been donating breast milk to help others feed their babies.

Dave DeCamp (2022-06-22). Putin Says Russia Will Redirect Exports to BRICS Nations. news.antiwar.com Russian President Vladimir Putin told a meeting of BRICS leaders on Wednesday that Russia is BRICS is an acronym for Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa, which together represent more than 40% of the world's population. Russia's BRICS partners have not followed the US-led sanctions campaign, and some have stepped up Russian oil imports…

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…

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…

Jason Ditz (2022-06-22). Iraq's Sadr Blames Iran's Proxies for Withdrawal From Parliament. news.antiwar.com The details of Iraqi cleric Moqtada al-Sadr's decision to withdraw his party from the parliament after months of failed coalition building are becoming increasingly clear. What happened was never exactly a secret, but Sadr's plurality was unable to form a government without the rival Shi'ite bloc, the Iran-linked State of Law faction. Sadr didn't want to work with them and had his entire bloc resign. | Sadr denied rumors that Iran had directly pressured him…

Aditi Shah (2022-06-22). Without Access to Counsel, Detained Immigrants Face Increased Risks of Prolonged Detention and Unlawful Deportation. aclu.org In January 2022, Gabino Medina, who was held at an U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention facility in Seneca County, Ohio, tried to reach me and his immigration attorney several times, but his calls wouldn't go through. Gabino informed facility officials that he was having issues with his phone account, but was told not to worry — that he would soon be transferred to another facility and his account would be up and running again soon. A few days later, I finally received a call from Gabino. This time, he was in Mexico. | After preventing Gabino from speaking with me and his immigration…

Ricardo Vaz, Venezuelanalysis (2022-06-22). Venezuela: Housing Movements Rally in Caracas, Hold Meeting with Maduro. venezuelanalysis.com The mobilization was "a message to the bourgeoisie" amidst growing threats to roll back rights secured under the Bolivarian Process.

Jessica Buxbaum (2022-06-22). Displacement Looms for 1,000+ Palestinians After Israel's Supreme Court Sides with Army. towardfreedom.org Demonstrations—regularly met with violence from soldiers and Israeli settlers—have occurred almost weekly since Israel's Supreme Court rejected a petition in May against the expulsion of more than 1,000 Palestinians from the rural West Bank enclave of Masafer Yatta. Jessica Buxbaum reports.

Peoples Dispatch (2022-06-22). Afghanistan hit by deadliest earthquake in two decades, over 1,000 killed. peoplesdispatch.org A massive earthquake of 6.0 magnitude has killed over 1,000 people in eastern Afghanistan and injured over 1, 0, triggering an emergency in the country. On Wednesday, June 22, the Taliban administration's disaster management officials confirmed that the earthquake occurred around 1: 30 am and has rendered thousands of Afghans homeless in Paktika and Khost after their houses were partially or totally damaged. | The earthquake, which struck about 44 km from the south-eastern city of Khost, has been termed as the deadliest in two decades. Its tremors were felt in places 0 km away. The death toll is expected to rise…

Tanupriya Singh (2022-06-22). Belgium returns remains of assassinated Congolese leader Patrice Lumumba but what about justice? peoplesdispatch.org Belgium has returned a gold crowned tooth of Patrice Lumumba to his family. However, activists point out that there has been no accountability or justice for his brutal assassination following a western-backed coup in 1961…

Peoples Dispatch (2022-06-22). Defying repression, Ecuadorians continue to protest against neoliberalism. peoplesdispatch.org At least two indigenous protesters have been killed in the ongoing anti-government protests in Ecuador. 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. Since then, protestors have faced widespread repression and violence by the security forces of the country.

Johanna Kichton (2022-06-22). People's Action Cheers House Passage of Bipartisan MAT Act in Mental Health and Substance Use Package. peoplesaction.org MAT Act Will Save Lives — Over 107,000 People Died Due Preventable Overdoses in the Past Year Contact: Johanna Kichton, press@peoplesaction.org, 202.660.0605 WASHINGTON, D.C.—People's Action released the following statement from Drug Policy, Harm Reduction, and Criminal Justice Campaign Director Ellen Glover after the Mainstreaming Addiction Treatment (MAT) Act was passed out of the House as …

Peter Certo (2022-06-22). In OtherWords: June 22, 2022. otherwords.org This week, more evidence has poured in as Congress investigates the January 6, 2021 coup attempt. | We've heard from Trump appointees and election officials who told the president directly that the 2020 results were valid even as he publicly said otherwise. We've heard from survivors of the violence. And we've heard from ordinary poll workers who got death threats simply for doing their job. | In OtherWords, veteran attorney Mitchell Zimmerman argues

Bella DeVaan (2022-06-22). A Pastor Marches for a Moral Economy. otherwords.org To Reverend Andrew Wilkes, inequality is a dire and immoral injustice. The pastor and political scientist spends every Sunday considering how to build a more equitable economy with his New York congregation. | "From unemployment to health care outcomes, virtually every issue hits poor folks the hardest," he told me. | As a result, pastors like him have more prayers to shepherd, more funerals to perform, and more concerns to ease — "not because it's God's will or because fate declared it," he said, "but because identifiable policy choices have created burdens on people that should be lifted." | These choices…

Mitchell Zimmerman (2022-06-22). The Evidence Is Clear: Trump Must Be Indicted. otherwords.org The bipartisan congressional commission investigating the January 6 coup attempt has found strong evidence that Donald Trump is a criminal. As the hearings reveal, the former president illegally plotted to stay in office after the American people voted to boot him out. | Now he must be indicted. | Trump's criminality is proven not by the words of his enemies, but by the sworn testimony of Republicans he himself appointed or hired —including his own officials and staff, his attorney general William Barr, and Republican election lawyers and campaign personnel. | The evidence indicates Trump committed three ma…

_____ (2022-06-22). Crises Exacerbated by the West have Led to an Increase in Drug Production and Consumption. journal-neo.org Drugs and terrorism have become an instrument of international politics. Drugs have been increasingly used by certain actors in international life, especially the United States and its Western allies, to enhance their hegemony. Such actions not only destroy the youth and entire nations, but also create chains of corruption in countries which are then used …

_____ (2022-06-22). New Zealand amid Growing Instability in the Pacific Region. journal-neo.org Today, in Oceania, the most extensive region in the world, located in the Pacific Ocean, there is an ongoing geopolitical confrontation between the People's Republic of China on the one hand and the United States, Australia and New Zealand on the other. The two conflicting parties are vying for influence in the 12 island states …

_____ (2022-06-22). An Oral History Of The 10-Month St. Vincent Hospital Strike. popularresistance.org Worcester, Massachusetts – The COVID-19 pandemic and the corresponding failure at every level of government to prevent its spread dealt a devastating blow to healthcare workers. Nurses, doctors, and other medical workers faced increasingly dangerous conditions, along with employers more concerned with increasing profits than saving the lives of their patients or employees. At St. Vincent Hospital in Worcester, Massachusetts, nurses fought back against their corporate employer by organizing a strike of over 700 workers that lasted for 10 months. Filmed by TRNN contributor Gino Canella, these interviews with St. Vi…

_____ (2022-06-22). Can We Ever Retire To Greater Equality? popularresistance.org Do you have a good pension? Do you have any pension at all? | Back in 1975, most Americans who worked for established employers could say that they do indeed have a decent pension. Back then, what the experts call "defined-benefit" pension plans set the standard. If you worked for a company with one of these plans, you could look forward to receiving — for every month of your retired life — a pension check based on your salary and years of service. | These defined-benefit plans gave employers the responsibility for funding their employee retirements. Employers contributed into retirement funds and use…

_____ (2022-06-22). Colombia's New President: What This Victory Means For The Continent. popularresistance.org On August 7th a new left of center government will take power in Colombia. Many questions remain to be answered but one thing is clear: this historic election marks a break with a long Colombian history of State violence and monolithic conservatism. | On June 19, Gustavo Petro beat his rival, the businessman Rodolfo Hernández, by a margin of 50.44% to 47.03%, after 100% of the country's polling stations reported their results. Both his opponent and current president Iván Duque recognized the results, congratulating Petro. | Despite an information war and decades of violence against the left, over 11 million Colom…

_____ (2022-06-22). Farmers' Indebtedness Most Important Cause Of Suicides. popularresistance.org A very recent study on farmer suicides during 2000-2018 in six districts of Punjab has stated that as many as 88% of these were due to debts. | This study by Sukhpal Singh, Manjeet Kaur and HS Kingra of Punjab Agriculture University published in the Economic and Political Weekly has stated about this state, which has seen the most intensive form of the green revolution in India, "Of the total 9,291 farmer suicide cases, more than 77% were those of marginal and small farmers who cultivated up to two hectares of land. It is important to note that the number of these small landholdings is around 34% of the total lan…

_____ (2022-06-22). Latest UN-Led Talks Over Libyan Elections Fail. popularresistance.org The United Nations Special Advisor on Libya said on Monday, June 20, that the Libyan parties participating in the recent round of talks in Egyptian capital Cairo have failed to reach a consensus over a legal process to hold national elections in the war-torn country. The failed talks have led to fresh apprehensions about the future of the peace process in Libya. | The third round of talks between the representatives of the Tripoli-based High Council of State (HCS) and the Tobruk-based Libyan parliament were held between June 12 to 20. The first two rounds of talks were held in Cairo last month. The talks to resol…

_____ (2022-06-22). Local Governments Stepping In To Bolster Workers' Rights. popularresistance.org In recent years, cities, counties, and other localities have become innovators and leaders in standing up for working people. Responding to increased inequality, degraded working conditions, and insufficient or inconsistent worker protections at the state and federal level, localities have in many cases joined states as the "laboratories" of experimentation (as Supreme Court Justice Louis D. Brandeis described) in relation to workplace matters.1 A number of localities have come to view protecting workers and improving their conditions as part of their core municipal function. | This is a joint project with the Ha…

Amarynth (2022-06-22). Exile on Main Street: The Sound of the Unipolar World Fading Away. thesaker.is The future world order, already in progress, will be formed by strong sovereign states. The ship has sailed. There's no turning back. By Pepe Escobar, posted with the author's permission…

Amarynth (2022-06-22). Myths from the Past and the Third Incarnation of Russia since 1721. thesaker.is By Batiushka for The Saker Blog The First and Second Incarnations of Russia The Russian Lands existed for well over a thousand years before 2022 and took on many highly…

Amarynth (2022-06-22). Sitrep: International reserve currency based on a basket of BRICS currencies. thesaker.is This news just out &#1 ; MAJOR! Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday that banks from BRICS nations can freely connect to the System for Transfer of Financial Messages (SPFS),…

Amarynth (2022-06-22). Sitrep Operation Z: Cauldrons and Fatigue. thesaker.is For the Saker Blog by Saker Staff Best again today, is Military Summary and worth listening to and watching. He is 'predicting' a 'riot' in among the Ukie troops in…

Ana Perdigón (2022-06-22). Delegations from Venezuela's Government & Opposition to Participate in Oslo Forum. orinocotribune.com Delegations of the Venezuelan government and from the country's far-right opposition—under the banner of the so-called Unitary Platform coalition—will participate in the Oslo Forum, confirmed the minister of foreign affairs of Norway, Anniken Huitfeldt. | Through an official

Ann Brown (2022-06-22). Black San Diego Gets Its Research Game Up Tracing Lineage Ahead Of California Reparations Plan. moguldom.com On March 29, California's first-in-the-nation task force on reparations voted to structure its reparations criteria based on lineage traced to slavery. That means any compensation the task force decides on will be limited to the descendants of free and enslaved Black people who were in the U.S. in the 19th century. As the task force continues to …

Anonymous349 (2022-06-22). Military Situation In Syria On June 22, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org On June 22, the Russian Ministry of Defence recorded no hostilities and ceasefire violations in the Idlib region in the past 24 hours | On June 22, artillery of Turkish-backed forces shelled SDF positions near Tal Tamar | On June 21, artillery of Turkish-backed forces shelled SDF positions near Maraanaz | On June 21, an SAA servicemen was killed by an IED explosion in Nawa city | On June 21, Russian warplanes attacked ISIS hideouts in the Rasafa desert | MORE ON T…

Contributing Writers (2022-06-22). Eighty Percent of Those "Dying from Covid" in Canada Are Fully Jabbed. marktaliano.net Don't be fooled: Getting jabbed for covid is likely to sicken or kill you By Ethan Huff Global Research, June 21, 2022 NaturalNews.com 18 June 2022 To receive Global Research's Daily …

Contributing Writers (2022-06-22). 'Sarin Doesn't Slice Throats': The 2013 Ghouta Massacre Revisited/ by William Van Wagenen. marktaliano.net Original Link Here: 'Sarin Doesn't Slice Throats': The 2013 Ghouta Massacre Revisited | The Libertarian Institute by William Van Wagenen | Jun 14, 2022 "Germ and chemical weapons may often be weak in their battlefield applications but they are always strong in their emotiveness. Accusations of association with them have for centuries, even millennia, been used by well-intentioned …

Dana Sanchez (2022-06-22). Major Bitcoin Miner: We're Not Holding Crypto Anymore, Too Much Volatility. moguldom.com One of the largest crypto mining and hoarding companies in North America, Bitfarms Ltd. announced that it has changed its holding strategy during the current market volatility and sold almost half of its mined coins in the past week. The publicly traded Toronto-based company said in a June 21 press release that it had "adjusted …

Dante Strobino (2022-06-22). Low-wage workers descend on D.C. workers.org Washington, D.C. — Tens of thousands of poor people, low-wage workers and their allies rallied here June 18 for the Poor People's Campaign Moral March and Low Wage Workers Assembly against "poverty, systemic racism and voter suppression." Starbucks workers — including some of the Memphis 7 fired for organizing — . . . |

Editor (2022-06-22). Labor's militant minority. mronline.org How a new class of "salts"—radicals who take jobs to help unionization—is boosting the organizing efforts of long-term workers.

Editor (2022-06-22). Neil Faulkner — 'Alienation, Spectacle, and Revolution: A Critical Marxist Essay'. mronline.org The tradition of concise introductions to Marxist theory is a long one, stretching back perhaps to Engels's Anti-Dàºhring. Alienation, Spectacle and Revolution enters stridently into this tradition with an acerbic, tremendously illuminating, and urgent style.

Editor (2022-06-22). Ecuadorians Continue To Resist as National Strike Enters Second Week. scheerpost.com 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 | By 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 Las…

Editor (2022-06-22). Electoral Victory of Colombians Petro and Marquez is Unprecedented. scheerpost.com By W.T. Whitney / CounterPunch The comment overflowed with enthusiasm: "June 19 will be remembered as a day of the people and will be a moment of celebration for democracy … Today was a day for changing history." The reference was to the million-vote plurality achieved by Colombian presidential candidate Gustavo Petro and his vice-presidential running-mate Francia …

Editor (2022-06-22). Free Assange? Yes, But That's Not Nearly Enough. scheerpost.com By Thomas Knapp / CounterPunch On June 17, UK Home Secretary Priti Patel approved the extradition of Julian Assange to the United States to face 18 criminal charges: One count of conspiracy to commit computer intrusion, and 17 counts of violating the Espionage Act of 1917. If convicted on all charges, Assange faces up to …

Editor (2022-06-22). Joseph E. Stiglitz: How the U.S. Could Lose the New Cold War. scheerpost.com Vladimir Putin, left, and Xi Jinping. [ By Joseph E. Stiglitz | 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 hum…

Editor (2022-06-22). 'Moral Failure': California Dem Pulls Plug on Fossil Fuel Divestment Legislation. scheerpost.com Young people participate in a demonstration for S.B. 1173, proposed state legislation in California that would force two of the state's biggest pensions to divest from the fossil fuel industry. (Photo: Fossil Free California/Instagram) | By Brett Wilkins / Climate, environmental, and social justice advocates on Tuesday condemned the decision by a Democratic California lawmaker to kill proposed legislation that would require two of the state's leading pension fund…

Editor (2022-06-22). The right to self defense. workers.org We were still reeling from the racist massacre at Buffalo, New York, the slaughter of children in Uvalde, Texas. Then came news of a June 11 attempt by white supremacists to ambush a public Pride in the Park celebration in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. Over 30 white men of the Patriot . . . |

Fight Back (2022-06-22). Poor People's Campaign protests at Capitol in DC. fightbacknews.org Washington, DC – On the morning of Saturday, June 18, thousands of people poured into the streets in front of the United States Capitol to participate in the Poor People's Campaign (PPC) political action. They are demanding justice and redressal for millions of people in the United States facing poverty and deplorable living conditions under U.S. capitalism. | "54 years ago my father launched the Poor People's Campaign to revolutionize the economic landscape of our nation. Unfortunately, Dr. King did not live long enough to see it come to fruition. However, on June 19, 1968, my mother Coretta Scott King was here…

Gloria Rubac (2022-06-22). Juneteenth: death penalty abolitionists march in Texas. workers.org June 19 — Yancy Balderas, an activist with the Texas Death Penalty Abolition Movement, led the call "Texas says death row!" Juneteenth marchers and parade watchers in Houston responded with "We say, hell no!" Abolitionists participate in Juneteenth, Houston. Balderas carried a sign with a photo of herself and her . . . |

HERB (2022-06-22). Moveable Feast Cafe 2022/06/22 … Open Thread. thesaker.is 2022/06/22 07: 00: 01Welcome to the 'Moveable Feast Cafe'. The 'Moveable Feast' is an open thread where readers can post wide ranging observations, articles, rants, off topic and have animate discussions of…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-06-22). June 21: New Year for Some Andean Peoples. libya360.wordpress.com Ollantay Itzamná Andean New Year Ceremony.Internet Just a few decades ago, to announce or publicly display the ritual celebration of our gratitude to the Sun, (June 21), was unthinkable and a cause for shame. Yes, it was a cause for social derision. Ignorant, the "enlightened" called us. Now, the celebration of gratitude and clamor to…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-06-22). National Security State Censoring of Anti-Imperialist Voices the Latest Phase of Their Long-Term Strategy to Divide and Control the Left. libya360.wordpress.com Stansfield Smith The US rulers use many tools to disrupt and disorganize the anti-war and anti-imperialist left. Three discussed here include: one, corporate control of the news media gives them free reign to spread disinformation and fake news against foreign and domestic targets. Two, they use government and corporate foundation resources to fund and promote…

Isheka N. Harrison (2022-06-22). Oxford University Press Will Release An 'African American English' Dictionary With Oversight By Dr. Henry Louis Gates. moguldom.com Almost years after Dr. Robert L. Williams coined the term "Ebonics" to describe the uniqueness of Black American English, the process has started to commission an "African American English" dictionary with editorial oversight by renowned race, history and literary scholar Dr. Henry Louis Gates Jr. Oxford University Press recently announced the upcoming dictionary, which is slated …

Isheka N. Harrison (2022-06-22). After Getting Big Check From Jeff Bezos For Private Foundation, Obamas Take Podcast To Amazon's Audible Platform. moguldom.com Barack and Michelle Obama have found a new home for their podcasts at Amazon's audio storytelling platform Audible. The news comes just two months after the former first couple parted ways with Spotify after failing to come to a renewal agreement with the company. The Obamas' Higher Ground Productions signed an "exclusive, worldwide, multi-project, multi-year …

Joe Piette (2022-06-22). Rally demands fair contract for Philadelphia Museum of Art workers. workers.org June 14 workers' rally, Philadelphia Museum of Art. Credit: WW PHOTO: Joe Piette Philadelphia Hundreds of workers, labor activists and union officials from around the U.S. and other countries converged on the "Rocky" steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art June 14, to demand its Board of Trustees agree on . . . |

KWORINOCO (2022-06-22). Petro Calls for US to Address Disproportionate Carbon Emissions. orinocotribune.com The winner of Colombia's presidential election, Gustavo Petro, addressed his supporters on Sunday night with his first speech as president-elect. "There is no doubt that this is a historic day, that what we are writing right now is the history of Colombia," said Petro. "We aren't going to betray the electorate, which has shouted at the country, at history, that from this day on, Colombia will change. It's a different Colombia… What is coming here is true change, real change, in which we challenge our existence, life itself." | Petro said that as of August 7, when he takes office, "a government of life will begi…

Matt Sedlar (2022-06-22). The World Trade Organization After the 12th Ministerial Conference. cepr.net Institute for New Economic Thinking | Last week's WTO 12th Ministerial Conference (MC12) in Geneva concluded with pro-corporate, anti-worker, and anti-development outcomes on all major issues of access to medicines, agriculture, digital trade, and the future of the WTO itself. The spin of "unprecedented outcomes" of MC12 is a cynical ploy to paper over major differences to bolster the institution's flailing reputation. | The agreements should herald a war…

Peoples Dispatch (2022-06-22). Daily Round-up| NUMSA workers on indefinite strike in South Africa & other stories. peoplesdispatch.org In today's episode, we bring you stories of a workers' strike in South Africa, the sentencing of David Castillo in the Berta Caceres assassination case, and the shutting down of the Elibit HQ by Palestine Action…

Peoples Dispatch (2022-06-22). Dispatches from India: Has the economy really recovered? peoplesdispatch.org In this episode, we take a look at the struggle of workers in Chennai to get permanent jobs, the true nature of India's economic recovery, and the issues faced by Kashmir's Pandit community…

Peoples Dispatch (2022-06-22). Massive workers' demonstration in Brussels seeks wage increase amid worsening cost of living crisis. peoplesdispatch.org Over 80,000 people marched in Brussels demanding that the government repeal the 1996 Wage Margin Act that acts as an obstacle to negotiating a maximum average wage increase…

Staff (2022-06-22). Turkey extends troop deployment in occupied Libya. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Hurriyet Daily NewsJune 22, 2022 Tàºrkiye extends mandate for troop deployment in Libya Tàºrkiye's parliament on June 21 extended for another 18 months a mandate that allows the deployment of Turkish troops to Libya. The mandate was renewed with the votes of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's ruling party and its nationalist allies which hold a …

Ryan Lockwood (2022-06-22). Buffalo's working-class Pride. workers.org WW Photo: Ellie Dorritie Workers World Party's Buffalo branch kicked off its third annual People's Pride event on June 14. Members and people from the community gathered for a cookout and a screening of "Pride," a historic film made in 2014 about the London-based group "Lesbians and Gays Support the . . . |

Scorinoco (2022-06-22). Francia Márquez, Vice President-Elect of Colombia. orinocotribune.com The first fact about the vice president-elect of Colombia, Francia Márquez, is her African descent. However, her origins are more relevant than what is evident at first glance. It was her history as a human rights activist and lawyer for social causes that led her to where she is today. | Márquez was born in 1981, in the village of Yolombó, located in Suárez, a town in the department of Cauca in south-western Colombia where mining is the main factor of economic dependence and social struggles. | A history of militancy against extractivism | Márquez's family depended on the mining industry. While her mother was a…

Scott Williams (2022-06-22). Mumia Abu-Jamal ‚àí a hero for young people. workers.org This excerpted text was first handed out at a youth conference for Mumia Abu-Jamal in Philadelphia, December 2012. Some statistics have been updated. George Washington. Abraham Lincoln. John F. Kennedy. Young people in the U.S. are taught in school to see these men as heroes. But this is the history . . . |

Staff (2022-06-22). Militarized Ecuador: First Death in Protests Against Guillermo Lasso. orinocotribune.com Caracas, Jun 21, 2022 ( The Confederation of Indigenous Nationalities of Ecuador (CONAIE), which has been leading the national mobilization that began on June 13, is asking that the government reduce fuel prices, address unemployment, regulate…

Staff (2022-06-22). US Sanctions on Russia Affect Aircraft Production in the US. orinocotribune.com The US-imposed sanctions on Russia have affected the manufacture of aircraft by US multinational The Boeing Company. This is the reason behind its recent suspension of the manufacture of 737 MAX aircraft, due to a lack of titanium and other critical components supplied by Russia. The halt in production was confirmed last According to aviation security expert Roman Gusarov, Russia supplies critical parts and components to the US aircraft man…

Tamara Nassar (2022-06-22). Settler stabs and kills Palestinian. electronicintifada.net Ali Harb was attacked while defending his land.

Anonymous669 (2022-06-22). ISIS Releases Horrific Photos From Recent Deadly Ambush In Central Syria. southfront.org Click to see full-size image. | ISIS's official news agency, Amaq, has released horrific photos documenting the The ambush targeted a bus near the area of al-Jerah on the Raqqa-Homs highway. Two of the people killed during the ambush were civilians, while the rest were all service members of the Syrian Arab Army (SAA). | Am…

Julio C. Gambina (2022-06-22). Argentina: Decadencia del capitalismo local y disputa de la hegemonía estatal. globalizacion.ca Cristina Fernández de Kirchner (CFK) marca la cancha del debate político estratégico en el capitalismo local. Todos los análisis políticos remiten a su discurso del 20/6 y el impacto sobre las filas oficialistas y opositoras. | Sea para el elogio o…

____ (2022-06-22). Hefei cancels regular mass COVID testing. ecns.cn Epidemic prevention and control authorities in Hefei, Anhui province, canceled regular mass testing for COVID-19 on Tuesday.

____ (2022-06-22). COVID-19 rebound a reality after antivirals. ecns.cn Growing reports of people experiencing a COVID-19 rebound after taking the antiviral treatment Paxlovid have "refreshed our understanding of the novel coronavirus", a senior Chinese public health expert said on Monday.

_____ (2022-06-22). Antifascists Helped Push Back White Supremacists At Coeur d'Alene Pride. popularresistance.org In the months leading up to June 11th, antifascists in and surrounding Coeur d'Alene recognized the threat that queer folks were facing from both local and faraway fascists. Different collectives outside Coeur d'Alene got together to assess the risks of traveling to north Idaho to support and defend Pride and to establish goals for the day. Antifascist crews worked hard brainstorming and predicting potential outcomes, taking care to prioritize the safety of Pride attendees and vulnerable folks living in north Idaho. Eventually, crews decided the best and safest goals would be to: | Create a buffer between the fas…

TeleSUR, ldp, SH (2022-06-22). Haití solicita el veto a renovación de misión de la ONU. telesurtv.net Las organizaciones haitianas alegan que existe un complot entre representantes de la ONU y las bandas armadas del país.

Anonymous669 (2022-06-22). Roadside Bomb Kills Two Syrian Army Officers In Daraa. southfront.org On June 21, two officers of the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) were killed in the western countryside of Daraa when their vehicle was targeted with an improvised explosive device (IED). | The attack took place on a road between Ain Thakar and Jamlah. The two towns are located right next to the separation line with the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights and a few kilometers to the north of the Jordanian border. | The two officers were identified as Lt. Col. Shady Ghassan Steiti from the town of al-Q…

TeleSUR, DRL (2022-06-22). México anticipa petición a EE.UU. para liberar a Julian Assange. telesurtv.net México ya le había otorgado asilo político al periodista australiano, quien será extraditado a EE.UU. desde Reino Unido.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-06-22). Pueblos indígenas de Panamá piden al Gobierno cumplir sus demandas. telesurtv.net Dieron un plazo de 30 días al Gobierno de Laurentino Cortizo para atender varias de sus demandas, entre ellas, las relacionados a sus derechos territoriales.

____ (2022-06-22). Draft set to strengthen quality, safety of agricultural products. ecns.cn The latest revision of the draft will focus on clarifying the quality and safety responsibility of relevant parties with the most rigorous requirements.

Editor (2022-06-22). Assange Put on Suicide Watch After Patel Decision, Father Says. scheerpost.com John and Gabriel Shipton at Berlin rally. (Joe Lauria) | By Joe Lauria / After British Home Secretary Priti Patel signed Julian Assange's extradition order on Friday the authorities in Belmarsh prison stripped Julian Assange and threw him into a completely empty cell in an attempt to prevent his suicide, Assange's father has said. | It was just one more instance in which the prison humiliated his son, Shipton told a rally on Tuesday night at the offices of the Junge Welt newspape…

TeleSUR, SH (2022-06-22). Reportan un incendio en una refinería del sur de Rusia. telesurtv.net Rescatistas indicaron que el incidente en la refinería de Novoshájtinsk no dejó heridos ni víctimas que lamentar.

Staff (2022-06-22). Cuba y Unión Europea ratifican interés en impulsar el Acuerdo de Diálogo Político y Cooperación. cubadebate.cu Cuba y la Unión Europea subrayaron el interés en impulsar el Acuerdo de Diálogo Político y Cooperación que firmaron en 2016. La postura que comparten fue ratificada en esta capital durante un encuentro entre el director general para las Américas del Servicio Europeo de Acción Exterior, Brian Glynn, y el secretario del Consejo de Estado, Homero Acosta.

____ (2022-06-22). ASEAN defense ministers vow to strengthen bloc's centrality, unity. ecns.cn The defense ministers of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) vowed on Wednesday to strengthen the bloc's centrality, unity and rules-based order for the benefit of the people in the region, said a joint declaration.

Staff (2022-06-22). Front pages of Iran's English dailies on June 22. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 22 (MNA) — Here are the front pages of Iran's English language dailies on Wednesday, June 22.

____ (2022-06-22). China honors Shenzhou-13 mission astronauts with medals. ecns.cn Three astronauts from the Shenzhou-13 crewed mission were awarded medals for their service to China's space endeavors on Tuesday.

Staff (2022-06-22). Petro, una victoria histórica. cubadebate.cu Con poco más del 98% de las mesas escrutadas se confirmó el triunfo de Gustavo Petro, candidato del Pacto Histórico, en la segunda vuelta de las elecciones presidenciales de Colombia. Petro reunía el 50.51% de los votos contra 47.22 de su rival. Se trata de una victoria extraordinaria, de proyecciones no sólo nacionales sino continentales.

Staff (2022-06-22). Fiscalía General de la República actualiza sobre procesos penales por sucesos del 11 de julio. cubadebate.cu La Fiscalía General de la República de Cuba actualizó este miércoles sobre las sentencias notificadas entre los días 16 y 21 de junio, como respuesta legal a los hechos del 11 de julio de 2021, que atentaron contra el orden constitucional y la estabilidad del Estado socialista. Según una nota del organismo, entre los días 16 y 21 de junio se notificaron sentencias.

Staff (2022-06-22). Iran SCOCOEX expo expects to host 250 firms from SCO. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 22 (MNA) — Iran SCOCOEX expo is expected to see the participation of envoys from 250 companies from the Shanghai Cooperation Organization…

WSWS (2022-06-22). US Supreme Court orders state funding of religious education in Maine. wsws.org The Supreme Court invalidated a state tuition subsidy program for rural students that excludes religious indoctrination, further dismantling the wall of separation between church and state.

Staff (2022-06-22). Hoy en la Mesa Redonda: Ley general para la protección del patrimonio cultural y el patrimonio natural. mesaredonda.cubadebate.cu Autoridades del Ministerio de Cultura, del CITMA y del Ministerio de Energía y Minas comparecen este miércoles en la Mesa Redonda para explicar los detalles fundamentales de la nueva Ley General para la Protección del Patrimonio Cultural y el Patrimonio Natural, aprobada recientemente por el parlamento cubano.

TeleSUR, hvh, JCM (2022-06-22). Lula presenta programa de Gobierno para reconstruir a Brasil. telesurtv.net La presidenta del Partido de los Trabajadores señaló que la propuesta es "una síntesis de lo que piensan todos".

____ (2022-06-22). Turkish military base in N Iraq comes under rocket attack. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 22 (MNA) — Iraqi sources on Wednesday evening reported that a Turkish base in the north of the country was targeted by a rocket.

TeleSUR, SH (2022-06-22). Reportan la muerte de un segundo manifestante en Ecuador. telesurtv.net Desde el inicio de las manifestaciones indígenas en Ecuador el 13 de junio se han registrado al menos 90 heridos y 87 detenidos.

WSWS (2022-06-22). Missouri Republican candidate for US Senate and former Navy SEAL releases gun-toting ad urging violence against "RINOs" wsws.org In an appearance on the Steve Bannon podcast the following day, disgraced former Missouri Governor Eric Greitens said he was "100% proud" of the ad.

Staff (2022-06-22). Envíanos una foto de tu sonrisa. cubadebate.cu Vuelve La Tira de los Lectores, esta vez dedicada a la sonrisa que ahora se nos ve, ya que no es obligatorio el uso del nasobuco. Envíanos tu foto al correo comentacubadebate@gmail.com y las publicaremos este domingo en nuestra página y redes sociales.

____ (2022-06-22). Air Defense plays key role in changing regional equations. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 22 (MNA) — Deputy Commander of Iranian Army Air Defense Brigadier General Alireza Elhami said that the Air Force plays a valuable role in changing the military equations at the region.

____ (2022-06-22). S.Korea reports 1st suspected monkeypox cases. ecns.cn South Korea on Wednesday reported its first two suspected monkeypox cases, according to the health authorities.

Staff (2022-06-22). British F-35 squadron headed to Finland for exercise. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Yle NewsJune 22, 2022 British F-35's to visit Finland next week Two F-35 fighter jets from the British Royal Air Force will visit Karelia Air Command next week, the Finnish Air Force said on Wednesday. The inbound squadron will consist of two F-35B Lightning II fighters and about 60 personnel. The unit will visit the …

Staff (2022-06-22). Report by CNN confirms Israel behind Khodaei assassination. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 22 (MNA) — A report by the CNN confirmed and revealed that Israeli regime was behind the assassination of Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) officer Colonel Hassan Sayyad Khodaei in Tehran in May.

____ (2022-06-22). UN Biodiversity Conference to be relocated from China to Canada. ecns.cn The second phase of the 15th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the UN Convention on Biological Diversity (COP15) will be held in Montreal, Canada from December 5 to 17 this year.

TeleSUR, hvh, JCM (2022-06-22). Ministerio de Defensa de Ecuador amenaza al movimiento indígena. telesurtv.net El ministro de Defensa ecuatoriano aseveró que las protestas indígenas buscan "crear el pánico agrediendo y extorsionando a las empresas".

TeleSUR, DRL (2022-06-22). Masacre en tres poblados de Malí deja 132 muertos. telesurtv.net El Gobierno militar atribuye la masacre del sábado último al grupo terrorista Katiba Macina que opera en el Sahel.

____ (2022-06-22). U.S. must protect its people from gun violence: spokesperson. ecns.cn The United States should protect its people from gun violence, as any government that safeguards human rights should do, Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Wang Wenbin said Tuesday.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-06-22). 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 (2022-06-22). Fortalecen cooperación jardines botánicos de Tailandia y Cuba. cubadebate.cu El presidente del Jardín Botánico Tropical Nong Nooch, del Reino de Tailandia, y el director general del Jardín Botánico Nacional de la República de Cuba firmaron este miércoles en Tailandia un Memorando de Entendimiento dirigido a desarrollar capacidades con fines de investigación científica conjunta, uso sostenible y conservación de especies.

____ (2022-06-22). Lee pledges utmost efforts to build caring, inclusive HK. ecns.cn John Lee Ka-chiu, incoming chief executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, has pledged to make the utmost efforts in the coming five years of his term to build a caring and inclusive Hong Kong.

____ (2022-06-22). China opposes U.S. implementation of 'Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act'. ecns.cn A Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson said Tuesday that China strongly condemns and firmly opposes the so-called "Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act" formulated by the United States.

Staff (2022-06-22). Otro día de batalla sobre el ring. cubadebate.cu Peleas de campana a campana y polémica de la buena en el graderío, aderezaron la tercera fecha de la 59 edición del Torneo Nacional de Boxeo Playa Girón, que se desarrolla en la Sala Rafael Fortún de Camagàºey hasta el 25 de junio.

W. T. Whitney Jr. (2022-06-22). Indigenous alliance's national strike threatens Ecuador's conservative government. peoplesworld.org A national strike is unfolding now throughout Ecuador under the auspices of the Ecuadorian Confederation of Indigenous Nationalities (CONAIE, as per Spanish-language initials). It is strong particularly in Cotopaxi, Tungurahua, Chimborazo, and Pastaza provinces. Launched on June 13, the strike has continued for over a week. On June 20, thousands of marchers entered Ecuador's capital, …

Rachel Hu, Chris Garaffa (2022-06-22). CovertAction Bulletin Podcast: Will Julian Assange Actually Be Extradited? covertactionmagazine.com United Kingdom Home Secretary Priti Patel approved the extradition of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to the United States. Assange faces 18 charges brought against him by the US Justice Department, 17 of which fall under the Espionage Act. All the charges relate to documents WikiLeaks released in 2010 and 2011, which were provided by US Army whistleblower Chelsea Manning.

TeleSUR, SH (2022-06-22). Declaran Estado de Calamidad por lluvias en Guatemala. telesurtv.net Los departamentos en los que regirá la medida serán Guatemala, Jutiapa, Jalapa, Santa Rosa, Chiquimula, El Progreso, Sacatepéquez y Zacapa.

TeleSUR, JGN (2022-06-22). øCómo se ha fortalecido la unidad latinoamericana y caribeña. telesurtv.net El Congreso Anfictiónico, instalado un 22 de junio de 1826 en Panamá, respondió a los sueños de integración que tenía Simón Bolívar.

____ (2022-06-22). China to continue to enhance opening-up: Xi. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday said China will continue to enhance opening-up and foster a business environment that is based on market principles, governed by law and up to international standards.

USC School of Public Policy (2022-06-22). Thursday 6/23: Roe v. Wade: What Happens Next w/ Women's Health, Abortion Access & National Discourse? indybay.org Online via Zoom – FREE…

Staff (2022-06-22). Holguín amplía operaciones con aerolíneas estadounidenses. cubadebate.cu La provincia de Holguín amplía las operaciones a través del Aeropuerto Internacional Frank País, luego del reinicio de los vuelos chárteres desde Estados Unidos hacia este destino del oriente cubano, tras el arribo del MD80 de la aerolínea World Atlantic, procedente de Miami. En los próximos días se deben sumar otras aerolíneas con dos frecuencias semanales.

PAI (2022-06-22). AFL-CIO: Supporting PRO Act is a litmus test for politicians wanting labor's backing. peoplesworld.org PHILADELPHIA (PAI)—It was buried at the bottom of a long resolution detailing the need to rewrite and strengthen U.S. labor laws, making them pro-worker again, but the AFL-CIO has reiterated that candidates' support for the Protect the Right to Organize (PRO) Act shall be a litmus test—though it didn't use those words—for labor's election endorsements. …

WSWS (2022-06-22). Long Beach Medical Center nurses must reject the TA! Unite with nurses' struggles across the West Coast! wsws.org The CNA has called off a planned picket for Wednesday and is rushing for a vote on the deal by the end of the week, without allowing nurses adequate time to study the agreement.

Pod Save America (2022-06-22). 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, DRL (2022-06-22). 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.

Brett Wilkins (2022-06-22). Demanding Global Ban, UN Chief Calls Nuclear Weapons a 'Recipe for Annihilation'. commondreams.org "Let's eliminate these weapons before they eliminate us," U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres said at the start of a summit in Vienna.

____ (2022-06-22). Chinese scientists find high-pressure minerals in Chang'e-5 samples for the first time. ecns.cn Chinese scientists found for the first time high-pressure minerals in the lunar regolith samples brought back by the Chang'e-5 lunar probe.

Staff (2022-06-22). Unidad uno de Felton sincroniza exitosamente al Sistema Electroenergético Nacional. cubadebate.cu El bloque número uno de la Central Termoeléctrica Lidio Ramón Pérez, de Felton, ubicada en el municipio holguinero de Mayarí, sincronizó esta madrugada exitosamente con el Sistema Electroenergético Nacional (SEN), tras un mantenimiento impostergable debido a la suciedad acumulada en la caldera.

Monica Moorehead (2022-06-22). Trabajadores inmigrantes de construcción exigen condiciones de trabajo seguras. workers.org Al día siguiente del 1 de mayo -Día Internacional de los Trabajadores-, un grupo de trabajadores de la construcción inmigrantes, principalmente de Guatemala, lanzó la campaña Cabricanecos en una acción realizada a primera hora de la mañana en Brooklyn, en protesta por las peligrosas condiciones de trabajo a las que . . . |

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-06-22). Sergey Lavrov arrives in Tehran for talks. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 22 (MNA) — The Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has just arrived in Tehran to hold talks with the Iranian officials, including President Ebrahim Raeisi on issues of mutual interest.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-06-22). 4.7 magnitude strikes Iran's Hormozgan province. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 22 (MNA) — A moderate magnitude 4.7 quake struck southern Iranian Hormozgan province at the coast of the Persian Gulf.

Staff (2022-06-22). Iran, Azerbaijan national libraries to boost coop. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 22 (MNA) — Head of the National Library and Archives of Iran Alireza Mokhtarpour and Anar Karimov, Minister of Culture of the Republic of Azerbaijan in a meeting discussed developing Iran-Azerbaijan cultural ties.

____ (2022-06-22). China launches Tianxing-1 test satellite. ecns.cn A Kuaizhou-1A carrier rocket carrying the Tianxing-1 test satellite blasts off from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China, June 22, 2022.

____ (2022-06-22). Damascus Intl. Airport to resume activity on June 23. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 22 (MNA) — Syria's Ministry of Transport announced on Wednesday that Damascus International Airport will be put into service as of tomorrow, Thursday.

TeleSUR, yart, JCM (2022-06-22). Bolivia rechaza postura de UE y Reino Unido sobre juicio a àÅñez. telesurtv.net Bolivia manifiesta que la postura del Reino Unido y la UE representa una postura colonial inaceptable.

Julia Conley (2022-06-22). Civil Rights Groups Demand Biden Cancel at Least $ K in Student Debt Per Borrower. commondreams.org Federal student loans payments are currently scheduled to begin again at the end of August, as households across the country face rising prices due to inflation.

Peoples Dispatch (2022-06-22). Fuel crisis forces shutdown in Sri Lanka. peoplesdispatch.org As Sri Lanka begins bailout talks with the IMF this week, fuel riots were registered at several gas stations across national capital Colombo which were met with repression by the security forces…

Staff (2022-06-22). Azerbaijan holds naval drill in Caspian Sea. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 22 (MNA) — The Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Azerbaijan announced that the country is holding an exercise in the Caspian Sea to enhance the skills of the troops and maintain their energy facilities.

TeleSUR, hvh, JCM (2022-06-22). 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".

____ (2022-06-22). Universal Studios Beijing to reopen on Saturday. ecns.cn The Universal Studios Beijing will resume operation in stages since Saturday, said the recreation park on Wednesday.

Oakland Privacy (2022-06-22). 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.

WSWS (2022-06-22). UK: Migrant nurses speak out against the dreadful conditions patients face in Sri Lanka. wsws.org "The economic crisis in Sri Lanka has created enormous problems in regard to the shortages of essential medical equipment and medicines for vulnerable children."

Mark Gruenberg (2022-06-22). Before Trump coup, Georgia elections official warned: 'Someone's going to get killed'. peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON—At a December 2020 press conference on the steps of the Georgia state capitol building in Atlanta, the state's #2 elections official, Gabe Sterling, had a stark warning for Donald Trump: "Stop inciting people to potential acts of violence," Sterling declared that sunlit day, after three recounts of Georgia's 4.998 million ballots—including one totally by …

TeleSUR, ldp, SH (2022-06-22). Aprueban nueva prórroga del estado de excepción en El Salvador. telesurtv.net Organizaciones de derechos humanos de El Salvador han pedido el cese del estado de excepción debido a detenciones arbitrarias.

Workers World Party (2022-06-22). °ORGULLO significa LUCHAR DE NUEVO! workers.org Orgullo de Nueva York, contingente del Partido Mundo Obrero, 28 de junio de 2017. °Esta es una declaración del Caucus LGBTQ+ del Partido Mundo Obrero para los desfiles del orgullo, las marchas de lesbianas (dykes, en inglés) y las acciones de liberación trans en todo el país! °Un daño a . . . |

Brett Wilkins (2022-06-22). Children 'Dying Before Our Eyes': Aid Workers Plea for Help as Famine Unfolds in Somalia. commondreams.org "Already 1.5 million children below the age of five are malnourished," said one United Nations official, "and we expect that 356,000 of these may not survive through the end of September."

____ (2022-06-22). People perform Yoga to greet Summer Solstice in New York. ecns.cn Yoga practitioners practice Yoga to greet the Summer Solstice, the 12th of the 24 terms of a year, in Times Square, New York city, New York, U.S., June 21, 2022.

WSWS (2022-06-22). Sri Lankan government shuts down government offices and schools. wsws.org Amid spiralling unrest, the government has begun a new round of talks with the International Monetary Fund about the further harsh austerity measures it must impose.

____ (2022-06-22). Study suggests reinfection risk of Omicron. ecns.cn People infected with the original version of the COVID-19 Omicron variant virus are vulnerable to reinfection by later mutated subvariants of Omicron, including BA.4, BA.5 and BA.2.12.1, according to a new study published in the journal Nature last week.

____ (2022-06-22). Hong Kong begins celebration of 25th anniversary of return to motherland. ecns.cn This year marks the 25th anniversary of Hong Kong's return to the motherland.

Staff (2022-06-22). Iran stands with Afghan people as always: senior diplomat. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 22 (MNA) — Special envoy of the Iranian President for Afghanistan Hassan Kazemi Ghomi offered his condolences to the victims of the Afghanistan quake and expressed Iran's readiness to stand with the Afghan people as always.

Staff (2022-06-22). La Revolución salvó la vida de mis hijas (+ Podcast). cubadebate.cu Fueron las crisis interminables de asma bronquial y las noches de agonía ante tanta tos lo primero que disparó las alarmas. Luego llegaría el malestar general, la inapetencia y la pérdida de peso. Esos serían, desde los cuatro años, los primeros síntomas de una rara inmunodeficiencia primaria que aquejaría a Kateleane y la llevaría, varias veces, a las salas de terapia intensiva. Hoy la joven cuenta 17 años y agradece la dicha de estar viva.

WSWS (2022-06-22). Joe Nagle, 22, killed by Allegan County, Michigan sheriff during traffic stop. wsws.org Nagle, a FedEx driver, community college student and former state high school wrestling standout, was shot and killed by a sheriff's deputy during a traffic stop on a rural road south of Grand Rapids. Police have declared that there is no video of the fatal encounter.

Staff (2022-06-22). Several unidentified rockets hit area near Mosul (+VIDEO). en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 22 (MNA) — Iraqi media reported on Wednesday morning that several unidentified rockets hit an area in the city of Mosul in the province of Nineveh.

Karla Mendes (2022-06-22). Continúa la guerra contra periodistas y defensores ambientales en la Amazonía. globalizacion.ca Desde que me convertí en periodista ambiental hace seis años, mi familia, amigos y conocidos me etiquetaron como "loco". øPor qué? Porque estaban extremadamente asustados después de leer mis artículos y escuchar mis testimonios de experiencias de reportajes de investigación…

WSWS (2022-06-22). COVID-19 driven staff shortages fuel crisis in Australian schools. wsws.org Masks are no longer mandated at schools for either staff or students, and close contacts of confirmed cases no longer need to isolate.

____ (2022-06-22). Landscape of populus euphratica forest before dawn. ecns.cn Scenery of beautiful Milky Way landscape above a millennia-old populus euphratica forest in Tarim Basin, northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, June 21, 2022.

CID, CA Black Power Network (2022-06-22). Wednesday 6/29: CA's Formerly Incarcerated: Accessing Voting Rights in California. indybay.org Online/webinar…

Staff (2022-06-22). Australia's envoy describes Iran as regional trade hub. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 22 (MNA) – Australia's ambassador to Iran Lyndall Sachs said on Wednesday that the Islamic Republic of Iran enjoys a significant geographical location, and described it as the trade hub of the region.

WSWS (2022-06-22). India: Chennai Ford workers continue their strike against planned plant closure defying management threats. wsws.org The ICFI supporters have repeatedly intervened among striking Ford workers, discussing with them the need for formation of their own rank-and-file committees independent of treacherous unions .

Staff (2022-06-22). Israeli Knesset officially dissolves as regime faces turmoil. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 22 (MNA) — Local media in the occupied lands said Wednesday that the 23rd Knesset has officially dissolved some 9 months after the last election.

____ (2022-06-22). New education center opens in HK. ecns.cn A new cultural and education recreation center that offers all-around support for teachers and students opened in Hong Kong on Tuesday to mark the 25th anniversary of the city's return to the motherland.

Staff (2022-06-22). Passenger plane catches fire after landing at Miami Airport. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 22 (MNA) — A passenger plane caught fire after landing at Miami International Airport Tuesday.

____ (2022-06-22). UNGA anti-Iran report on HR 'politically motivated, unjust'. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 22 (MNA) — Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman said that the recent UN General Assembly (UNGA) report on the human rights status in Iran is politically motivated, unjust and biased.

Staff (2022-06-22). øTiene valor económico -y puede ser compensado- el trabajo en el hogar? cubadebate.cu Aún abundan parejas cuyos miembros se dedican al quehacer del hogar, uno, y al sustento económico el otro. Si la unión se rompe, quienes se dedican al cuidado del núcleo familiar suelen resultar desfavorecidos. Pero las labores domésticas son una forma de aportación a los gastos comunes, con valor económico. El nuevo Código de las Familias así lo reconoce.

David Suzuki (2022-06-22). In Praise of the 15-Hour Work Week. commondreams.org The five-day workweek is an anachronistic relic of a time when conditions were far different than today.

____ (2022-06-22). Russia to deploy Sarmat ballistic missile system by year end: Putin. ecns.cn Russian President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday that the country's first Sarmat intercontinental ballistic missile system would enter combat duty by the end of the year.

Editor (2022-06-22). UK Railway Workers Begin Largest Strike in 30 Years. scheerpost.com By La Izquierda Diario Argentina / Train stations across the United Kingdom and the London Underground remained closed or inoperative on Tuesday. Striking railway and transport workers are demanding better salaries in the context of a sharp increase in prices. | Inflation in the country currently stands at 9.2 percent, and could reach upwards of 11 percent in the fall when energy and oil prices are likely to rise again, according to government officials. Prices are expected to rise by percent in Octo…

Anonymous669 (2022-06-22). US Airman Arrested Over Insider Attack On Base In Syria That Wounded Four Americans. southfront.org An airman has been arrested by US military law enforcement in connection to the The attack wounded at least four American service members. Initially, indirect fire was thought to be responsible for the attack. Sources affiliated with the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces blamed Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard…

Staff (2022-06-22). Qué trae la prensa cubana, miércoles 22 de junio de 2022. cubadebate.cu

____ (2022-06-22). Quake kills at least 255, injures 0 in eastern Afghanistan. ecns.cn At least 255 people were killed and over 0 injured after an earthquake struck the eastern Afghan region early on Wednesday, the state-run Bakhtar News Agency reported.

____ (2022-06-22). Flooding hits Shaoguan, Guangdong. ecns.cn Flood control authority in south China's Pearl River basin activated a Level-I emergency response on Tuesday.

Anonymous811 (2022-06-22). Lithuania Hides Behind 'Sanctions' To Justify Blockade Of Kaliningrad. southfront.org Trains in Kakiningrad | On June 18, the Lithuanian government imposed sanctions on cargo transit to the Kaliningrad region. This applies to a range of goods: resources, materials, and high technology. | There will be no complete lockdown of Kaliningrad. Restrictions have affected only sub-sanctioned goods (for example, coal, metal, and building materials). up to % of the cargoes, which were transported between the exclave and other regions of the country, including building materials and metals were subje…

____ (2022-06-22). Sotheby's goes artfully digital amid COVID-19 era. ecns.cn Sotheby's, a New York-based auction house, said it believes in the long run that China will remain the core market in Asia, and it will invest more in digital promotions and events to further boost its brand awareness online among the broader Chinese-speaking community.

Deweylaura (2022-06-22). The corporate anti-school agenda in America. cpusa.org Ever motivated to influence the consciousness of workers, capitalists have made repeated attacks against public education. In their eyes, schools are little more than fertile ground for "critical race theories" and changing gender identity norms. Public schools are focused on destroying traditional values first and teaching basic math second, so corporate media companies would …

____ (2022-06-22). Earthquake kills at least 285, injures 600 in eastern Afghanistan. ecns.cn At least 285 people were killed and over 600 injured after an earthquake struck Afghanistan's two eastern provinces early Wednesday, the state-run Bakhtar News Agency reported.

TeleSUR, lvm, SH (2022-06-22). 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.

Staff (2022-06-22). Accidente aéreo en Miami deja tres lesionados. cubadebate.cu Un avión comercial de la aerolínea dominicana Red Air se incendió tras aterrizar la tarde del martes en el Aeropuerto Internacional de Miami (EE.UU.) con 126 pasajeros a bordo. El avión MD-82 acababa de llegar desde Santo Domingo (República Dominicana), cuando colapsó su tren de aterrizaje delantero y dejó un saldo de tres lesionados.

Staff (2022-06-22). Tras la huella sí, pero no. cubadebate.cu En el centro de investigaciones del ICRT no tienen aún los resultados de los niveles de teleaudiencia y gusto de las últimas emisiones de Tras la huella, pero el 5 de junio hubo una teleaudiencia del 45.2% y el 12 de junio la cifra llegó al 48.2%, altos porcentajes, teniendo en cuenta que se trata de un domingo por la noche.

TeleSUR, lvm, MER (2022-06-22). Destacan labor de organizaciones sociales en Argentina. telesurtv.net El presidente argentino aseguró que los movimientos sociales estuvieron "llevando solidaridad y compromiso donde no existía".

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-06-22). Finland ready to fight Russia if attacked: MoD. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 22 (MNA) — Finland has prepared for decades for a Russian attack and would put up stiff resistance should one occur, its armed forces chief said.

WSWS (2022-06-22). Australian central bank aims at real wage cuts for years. wsws.org A speech by RBA governor Philip Lowe yesterday and his response to questions contained a thinly veiled threat that if wages rose any faster than a sub-inflation rate, the bank would accelerate its interest rate hikes and drive the economy into recession if that proved necessary.

Staff (2022-06-22). Israel takes aim at Iran-Turkey ties. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 22 (MNA) — Over the last few weeks, Israel has launched an all-out media campaign against Iran that included bizarre claims of Iranian threats against ordinary tourists in neighboring Turkey.

TeleSUR, hvh- JCM (2022-06-22). Nombran a hija de Berta Cáceres embajadora de Honduras en Cuba. telesurtv.net El canciller hondureño señaló que Zúñiga ayudará a fortalecer y profundizar los lazos de hermandad con Cuba.

WSWS (2022-06-22). Child hospitalisations rise as new UK COVID wave begins. wsws.org In the week from June 5-June 11, hospital admissions among children (0-17) rose percent from 147 the previous week to 220, after falling steadily since April.

Ahmed Bensaada (2022-06-22). Mediapart y sus grandes tijeras. globalizacion.ca øSabías? Médiapart tiene unas tijeras grandes. Tan grandes como la estupidez, la información sesgada y la falta de ética profesional, todo en un mismo lugar. Sí, Mediapart, el pato del trotskista bigotudo, ese mismo cuyas turbias prácticas periodísticas fueron expuestas…

TeleSUR, SH (2022-06-22). Colombia levantará emergencia sanitaria por la Covid-19. telesurtv.net El mandatario colombiano indicó que continuarán con la campaña de vacunación para evitar un nuevo repunte de los casos de coronavirus.

Staff (2022-06-22). Hundreds killed in magnitude 6.1 quake in Afghanistan: report. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 22 (MNA) — At least 280 have been killed and 600 injured after an earthquake of magnitude 6.1 hits Afghanistan.

Staff (2022-06-22). Elements in Iraqi intelligence engaged in assassination case. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 22 (MNA) — The spokesman of Iraqi resistance group Harakat Hezbollah al-Nujaba denied claims the US had agents among those were close to the martyrs Soleimani and Abu Mahdi al-Mohandis before their assassinatiion.

Staff (2022-06-22). Minster of sport off to Baku to attend OIC conference. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 22 (MNA) — The Sports and Youth Affairs Minister Hamid Sajjadi left Iran for Azerbaijan to attend the upcoming meeting of the OIC Permanent Council of Conference of Ministers of Youth.

WSWS (2022-06-22). Family of Detroit autoworker who died of COVID-19 demands answers. wsws.org In this video testimony, Catherine Pace's family describes the working conditions which led to her death and the deaths of countless other autoworkers during the still-raging pandemic…

WSWS (2022-06-22). Let Us Believe in the Beginning of the Cold Season: A new translation of Iranian poet Forough Farrokhzad's work. wsws.org Though the poet has become a symbol of Iran in its period of post-war modernization, her focus on fundamental human issues gives her work a certain timelessness.

TeleSUR, mcs, MER (2022-06-22). Trabajadores uruguayos protestan contra política privatizadora. telesurtv.net Los trabajadores consideran esta política de privatización como una medida contra los intereses y derechos del pueblo uruguayo.

WSWS (2022-06-22). Stop right-wing violence against student criticism! Stop supporting the radical right-wing professor Baberowski! wsws.org The Humboldt University Presidium is responsible for a climate of violence and the intimidation of students who oppose the return of militarism and right-wing extremism.

City Lights Booksellers & Pub. (2022-06-22). Wednesday 6/29: Decolonial Futures & Environmental Justice: Panel Talk w/ Ecofeminist Dr. Vandana Shiva. indybay.org Virtual event via Zoom…

____ (2022-06-22). Guangdong to beef up flood prevention measures. ecns.cn The Pearl River Water Resources Commission raised the flood warning level to its highest when water in the Pearl River basin rose above warning lines on Tuesday night.

____ (2022-06-22). Twin-city cooperation offers business launchpad for Hong Kong youths. ecns.cn It has been four years since Ho Yiu-wai, a Hong Kong young man, established his start-up in the Shenzhen-Hong Kong Science and Technology Innovation Cooperation Zone at the Lok Ma Chau Loop in the border area between the two cities.

Strike Debt Bay Area (2022-06-22). 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.

Anonymous669 (2022-06-22). Rocket Attack Targets Emirati Gas Company In Iraqi Kurdistan (Photos). southfront.org On June 22, a rocket fell near a gas complex in the Iraqi Kurdistan Region without causing any material losses or injures. | In a statement, the Directorate General of Counter Terrorism in Sulaymaniyah said that the rocket targeted the Khor Mor gas complex in the Chamchamal district which belongs to United Arab Emirates energy company Dana Gas. | The directorate said that the attack didn't result in any "material damage or injuries". After the attack, operations at the gas complex went on as us…

Editor (2022-06-22). Criminalizing Palestine Solidarity Activism in the UK. scheerpost.com Nov. 4 2017: Protest in London demanding U.K. recognition of Palestine and end of British support for Israel's illegal occupation of the West Bank and its brutal siege of Gaza. (Alisdare Hickson, Flickr, CC BY-SA 2.0) | By Yara Hawari / Consortium News | In January, British Education Secretary

____ (2022-06-22). China, ROK join hands in anti-desertification fight. ecns.cn The verdure, which blocks windblown dust in Maowusu, is a testimony of the joint efforts in fighting desertification between people from China and the Republic of Korea (ROK) over the past decade.

Staff (2022-06-22). Moscow says Russia-US relations on brink of breakup. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 22 (MNA) — The further development of relations between Moscow and Washington depends on the United States, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said on Tuesday.

WSWS (2022-06-22). Pandemic profiteering fuels crisis in the global airline industry. wsws.org Driven by the relentless pursuit of profit, airlines are forcing flight crews to work inhumanly long hours with no measures to stop the spread of COVID-19 in place.

____ (2022-06-22). COP15 event relocated, China keeps presidency. ecns.cn The second phase of the United Nations' negotiations on the world's new biodiversity conservation goals through 2030, known as COP15, has been relocated from Kunming, Yunnan province, to the Canadian city of Montreal, between Dec 5 and 17.

Staff (2022-06-22). Pablo Milanés en La Habana: Ustedes son mi mejor público. cubadebate.cu "Siempre he dicho que Cuba es mi mejor público, pero ustedes ya se pasaron", fueron las palabras con que Pablo Milanés recibió a los miles de cubanos que gritaban por él desde las gradas del Coliseo de la Ciudad Deportiva en La Habana.

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.

Imperial.ac.uk (2022-06-22). Podcast: Calculating risk, Black founders, and Beatrix Potter's nature. imperial.ac.uk In this edition: Calculating risk in business, Black-heritage founders and entrepreneurs, and Beatrix Potter's fascination with nature.

____ (2022-06-22). Wildfire rips through forests in SW Turkey: report. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 22 (MNA) — A wildfire broke out in southwestern Turkey on Tuesday, sparking fears of a repeat of last year's blazes that devastated tens of thousands of hectares across the country's Mediterranean and Aegan provinces.

Ed Rampell (2022-06-22). 'Stratford-upon-Topanga' opens summer season with 'The Merry Wives of Windsor'. peoplesworld.org TOPANGA (LOS ANGELES) — Sir John Falstaff is everybody's favorite comedic Shakespeare character. The ribald, oversized skirt-chaser appears in three of the Bard of Stratford-upon-Avon's plays, including Henry IV, Part 1 and Part 2. According to the director's program notes, Queen Elizabeth enjoyed this roguish character so much that Her Majesty commanded the playwright to …

Staff (2022-06-22). Russia's Lavrov due in Tehran to discuss JCPOA. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 22 (MNA) — Russian ministry's spokeswoman on Wednesday announced that the country's foreign minister Sergey Lavrov will depart for Tehran today to discuss Tehran-Moscow ties and several international issues including the nuclear deal.

Labor Video Project (2022-06-22). 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.

TeleSUR, ldp, SH (2022-06-22). Asciende a 89 las muertes por inundaciones en la India. telesurtv.net Alrededor de 6 millones de habitantes de la India y Bangladesh han debido desplazarse para huir de las inundaciones.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-06-22). 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 (2022-06-22). Ministerio de Economía abre nueva convocatoria para presentación de solicitudes de mipymes y cooperativas no agropecuarias. cubadebate.cu El Ministerio de Economía y Planificación abre una nueva convocatoria para la presentación de solicitudes de mipymes y cooperativas no agropecuarias de las actividades económicas relacionadas con el comercio y la organización de eventos. La apertura de esta convocatoria implica que las solicitudes archivadas que correspondan se activan inmediatamente.

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.

____ (2022-06-22). Xi calls for promoting sound development of globalization. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday called for efforts to stay open and inclusive, and clear away all barriers impeding the development of productive forces to promote the sound development of globalization.

Staff (2022-06-22). Britain denies visas to Russian delegation to OSCE PA session. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 22 (MNA) — The British government has denied visas to Russia's delegation to the annual session of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly (PA), which will be held in Birmingham on July 2-6, Vladimir Dzhabarov, said on Wednesday.

César Chelala (2022-06-22). Children Have the Right to Be Safe From Gun Violence Made Possible by the GOP's Political Lunacy. commondreams.org What is truly needed is an effective ban on gun sales and education efforts to change a culture of violence to a culture of peace.

____ (2022-06-22). The world's largest 24,000-TEU container ship, built by CSSC, is completed in Shanghai. ecns.cn The world's largest container ship, built by China State Shipbuilding Corporation, can carry 24,000 twenty-foot equivalent unit (TEU) containers, and was handed over in Shanghai to its client on Wednesday.

____ (2022-06-22). Fiscal revenue of China's central gov't exceeds 9 trillion yuan in 2021. ecns.cn The fiscal revenue of China's central government exceeded 9 trillion yuan (about 1.35 trillion U.S. dollars) in 2021, Chinese Finance Minister Liu Kun said on Tuesday.

Julia Conley (2022-06-22). Far-Too-Weak Senate Gun Control Bill Slammed as 'Crumbs'. commondreams.org "NOW is the time to end the filibuster and save the lives of our students, our community members, and our fellow educators," said organizers in Arizona.

Brett Wilkins (2022-06-22). Citing 'Deluge of New Evidence,' House Jan. 6 Committee Delays Hearings. commondreams.org Chair Bennie Thompson said hearings into the deadly attack on the U.S. Capitol by supporters of former President Donald Trump would resume sometime in July.

____ (2022-06-22). Flower displays set up to celebrate 25th anniversary of Hong Kong's return to motherland. ecns.cn Photo taken on June 22, 2022 shows flower displays set up to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Hong Kong's return to the motherland in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.

Editor (2022-06-22). The Tragic Absurdity of Qatar's World Cup Sportswashing. scheerpost.com A general view shows flags of the qualified countries for the 2022 World Cup in the Qatari capital Doha during a flag-raising ceremony of the last remaining countries to qualify, on June 16, 2022. (Photo by Mustafa Abumunes / AFP via Getty Images) | By Dave Zirin and Jules Boykoff / Were there not so much suffering involved, the Qatar 2022 World Cup would be an absurdist parody of sportswashing. The extraordinarily popular event is meant to put a happy gloss on both the brutal kingdom of Qatar and soccer's…

Sam Ben-Meir (2022-06-22). The Second Amendment Is a Palladium of Death. It Should Be Repealed. commondreams.org We have made a fetish out of the Second Amendment: it has become a loathsome idol for which no amount of American blood is sufficient.

____ (2022-06-22). China's first domestically developed anti-HIV drug clinically safe, effective: study. ecns.cn Clinical trial results showed that China's first domestically developed drug for the treatment of HIV proved safe and effective in a simplified combination regimen.

WSWS (2022-06-22). Airlines' mass infection policies wreak havoc in global airline industry. wsws.org Driven by the relentless pursuit of profits, airlines are forcing flight crews to work inhumanly-long hours with no measures to stop the spread of COVID-19 in place.

WSWS (2022-06-22). Stellantis announces more indefinite layoffs, as rising gas prices and interest rates slow auto sales. wsws.org Neither the UAW nor management has divulged how many jobs will be cut, nor what portion of those being laid off will be full-time workers or temps.

____ (2022-06-22). Xi: China to strive to meet 2022 economic, social targets, minimize COVID-19 impacts. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping said Wednesday that China will strengthen macro-policy adjustment and adopt more effective measures to strive to meet the social and economic development targets for 2022 and minimize the impacts of COVID-19.

TeleSUR, hvh, JCM (2022-06-22). 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.

____ (2022-06-22). S.Korea launches homegrown Nuri space rocket. ecns.cn South Korea's homegrown Nuri rocket lifts off at the Naro Space Center in Goheung, South Korea, June 21, 2022.

____ (2022-06-22). Former HKSAR chief executive hails 'one country, two systems' as viable, vibrant. ecns.cn Former chief executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Leung Chun-ying has hailed the practice of "one country, two systems" in Hong Kong over the past 25 years as sound, viable and vibrant.

Christian Christensen (2022-06-22). The Assange Case Still Matters—A Lot. commondreams.org Let's not be naàØve about the symbolic importance of the US putting Assange on trial. It would be an alibi for cracking down on journalism for every repressive, authoritarian government in the world.

Staff (2022-06-22). Headlines of Iran's Persian dailies on June 22. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 22 (MNA) — Mehr News agency takes a look at headlines of Iran's Persian-language dailies on Wednesday, June 22.

Orchard City Indivisible (2022-06-22). 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…

Sean Callebs (2022-06-22). U.S. Capitol hearing focus on Trump's efforts to overturn 2020 election. america.cgtn.com The fourth hearing of the House committee investigating the January 6 Insurrection focused on ways in which former President Donald Trump and his allies tried to intimidate, and threaten state lawmakers and election workers to overturn the results of the election. Find out more.

Staff (2022-06-22). El tiempo: Algunas lluvias en localidades del interior y sur. cubadebate.cu Amanecerá parcialmente nublado en gran parte del país y se nublará al final de la mañana en la región central y la Isla de la Juventud, con algunas lluvias. En la tarde será abundante la nubosidad con algunos chubascos y tormentas eléctricas en localidades del interior y sur, principalmente desde Mayabeque hasta Granma.

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 voices readiness to provide any assistance to victims. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 22 (MNA) — Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesperson offered condolences to the people of Afghanistan over the loss of lives in the recent earthquake, voicing the readiness of Iran to provide any assistance to victims.

____ (2022-06-22). Horses gallop on grassland in Xinjiang. ecns.cn Zhaosu county, known as the "hometown of pegasus" in China, has turned itself into an equine tourism area with breathtaking views of galloping horses.

TeleSUR, MER (2022-06-22). Asciende a 90 cifra de líderes colombianos asesinados en 2022. telesurtv.net La víctima era era miembro de la Junta de Acción Comunal de la vereda La Meseta y realizaba labores de coordinación deportiva.

Emilio Taddei (2022-06-22). Elecciones en Francia: Derrota con triunfo para Macron y desafíos para la izquierda. globalizacion.ca El resultado electoral de la segunda vuelta de las elecciones legislativas en Francia constituye una pésima noticia para el recientemente reelecto presidente de derecha Emmanuel Macron y el gobierno neoliberal encabezado por la primera ministra Élisabeth Borne, nombrada en el…

____ (2022-06-22). 1st batch of COV-Iran Barakat vaccine arrives in Nicaragua. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 22 (MNA) — The first cargo of Iran's domestically-made COVID-19 vaccine (COV-Iran Barakat) arrived in Nicaragua on Tuesday June 21.

____ (2022-06-22). U.S. act on Xinjiang strongly condemned. ecns.cn China strongly condemns and firmly opposes the United States' "Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act", said Foreign Ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin in Beijing on Tuesday, adding that China will take powerful measures to protect the lawful interests of Chinese companies and citizens.

____ (2022-06-22). Chinese researchers discover new bacterial tRNA species. ecns.cn Chinese researchers have recently reported the discovery of a new bacterial transfer RNA (tRNA) species, which can help the synthesis of antibiotics, according to the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS).

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-06-22). Russian foreign minister Lavrov meets with president Raeisi. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 22 (MNA) — Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov held a meeting with President Ebrahim Raeisi shortly after he arrived in Tehran on a state visit on Wednesday afternoon.

Staff (2022-06-22). CEMAC: Un bello esfuerzo de la medicina aeronáutica de Cuba que llega a sus 20 años. cubadebate.cu En el mundo aeronáutico existe una máxima inviolable, la seguridad por encima de todo. Velar porque cada operación aérea sea segura también forma parte del trabajo que realizan los profesionales del Centro Médico de la Aviación Civil de Cuba, que este 22 de junio arriba a su 20 aniversario.

____ (2022-06-22). Quake kills at least 280, injures 595 in eastern Afghanistan. ecns.cn At least 280 people were killed and 595 injured after an earthquake struck Afghansitan's Paktika province early on Wednesday, the state-run Bakhtar News Agency reported.

Jorge Alemán (2022-06-22). Argentina &#1 ; El Kirchnerismo y la izquierda. globalizacion.ca 1. Es importante que el kirchnerismo se haya asumido como una fuerza de izquierda bajo la conducción de su jefa Cristina Kirchner. Por supuesto que de inmediato se me señalará que se trata de peronismo y no de izquierda, culturalmente…

____ (2022-06-22). E-CNY gathers momentum on 618. ecns.cn Tech giants, commercial banks and local-level governments in China further promoted the use of digital yuan in the run-up to and during the June 18 or "618" shopping carnival and carried out trials in more fields like lending and tax refunds.

TeleSUR, DRL (2022-06-22). Trabajadores sin tierra exigen extender prohibición de desalojos en Brasil. telesurtv.net Una suspensión temporal, hecha durante la pandemia de Covid-19, vence este mes de junio, por lo cual piden extenderla.

TeleSUR, mcs, MER (2022-06-22). Denuncian que países de Occidente incitan la rusofobia en Ucrania. telesurtv.net El diplomático ruso ante ONU criticó que países de Occidente hayan intervenido en el proceso de negociación sobre el conflicto con Ucrania.

Staff (2022-06-22). Iran dispatches humanitarian aid to Afghan quake-hit areas. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 22 (MNA) — Iran's embassy in Kabul announced that following the deadly earthquake which hit Afghanistan's Paktika and Host province on Wednesday, Iran has sent two airplanes of humanitarian aid to the people in quake-hit areas.

Staff (2022-06-22). Rocket attack targets Dana Gas company in northern Iraq. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 22 (MNA) — Local media in the Iraqi Kurdistan region have reported that a Dana Gas facility in the Khor Mor gas field in the Kurdistan Region's Chamchamal county has been targeted with rockets on Wednesday afternoon.

Paulo Cabral (2022-06-22). BRICS's projects bring great convenience to local Brazilians. america.cgtn.com See how BRICS financing is changing the lives of people in the Amazon.

Staff (2022-06-22). Ecuador: Movimientos sociales denuncian la violencia policial (+ Video). cubadebate.cu Movimientos sociales y organizaciones defensoras de derechos humanos denunciaron este martes que la policía de Ecuador ha reprimido a los manifestantes que se sumaron al paro nacional, que cumple su noveno día, contra las políticas del gobierno de Guillermo Lasso. Entre las denuncias en redes sociales están las asfixias por gases lacrimógenos.

TeleSUR, lv, SH (2022-06-22). Chile reporta más de 4.000 nuevos positivos de la Covid-19. telesurtv.net El Ministerio de Salud de Chile indicó que las regiones con mayor índice contagios en la última semana son Valparaíso, O´Higgins, Coquimbo y Metropolitana.

____ (2022-06-22). China launches new test satellite. ecns.cn China on Wednesday sent a new satellite into space from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-06-22). Presidente electo Petro inicia contactos con Gobierno de Venezuela. telesurtv.net En un tuit, el presidente electo de Colombia reportó que contactó con el Gobierno venezolano sobre normalizar actividad en la frontera.

TeleSUR, mcs, MER (2022-06-22). Denuncian detención de 21 palestinos por parte de Israel. telesurtv.net Entre los detenidos se encuentran tres menores de edad, dos de 14 años y uno de 13 años, según las autoridades palestinas.

____ (2022-06-22). Chinese enterprises boost HKSAR's enduring prosperity, stability. ecns.cn Chinese enterprises in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) have promoted local socio-economic development, improved people's livelihood and made great contributions to the long-term prosperity and stability of Hong Kong under "one country, two systems."

Staff (2022-06-22). Gustavo Petro inicia contacto con Gobierno venezolano para normalizar actividades en la frontera. cubadebate.cu En el marco de sus promesas de campaña, el presidente electo de Colombia, Gustavo Petro, se comprometió a normalizar la actividad fronteriza con Venezuela, y este miércoles el próximo mandatario dio los primeros pasos en ese sentido. Cerrada desde hace casi siete años, ahora Petro busca restablecer las actividades en la frontera.

Staff (2022-06-22). Delegación de BioCubaFarma sostiene encuentro con ministro de Salud de Belarus. cubadebate.cu Una delegación de BioCubaFarma sostuvo un encuentro con el ministro de salud de Belarus, Dmitry Leonidovich, el que trasmitió su admiración hacia el pueblo cubano por sus logros, en particular los relacionados con su sistema de salud. Posteriormente se firmó un Memorando de Entendimiento entre BioCubaFarma y el Consorcio Belpharmprom.

Staff (2022-06-22). Varian water village in Alborz province. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 22 (MNA) — Varian is a village in Karaj County, Alborz Province, Iran. Varian, as one of the most special villages in Iran, has been named the only water village of the country.

Editor (2022-06-22). The Pentagon Gets More Money and Americans Pay the Price. scheerpost.com An aerial view of the Pentagon building in Washington, D.C. (Jason Reed / Reuters) | By Katrina vanden Heuvel / Bipartisanship is a rare and endangered species in today's bitterly divided Washington. Except when it comes to one thing: the Pentagon budget. | From Speaker Nancy Pelosi and her fellow House Democrats to minority leader Mitch McConnell and his fellow Senate Republicans, all agree that the Defense Department—which already boasts a budget higher, in comparable dollars, than its levels durin…

Editor (2022-06-22). Pañuelos Verdes, Acompañamiento, Solidaridad. mronline.org The Global South has much to teach the Global North about fighting for reproductive justice, providing abortions to whoever needs them, regardless of the law–and about building a mass, international, feminist movement.

TeleSUR, lvm, MER (2022-06-22). Procuraduría colombiana levanta suspensión a alcalde de Medellín. telesurtv.net La suspensión también se había aplicado a los alcaldes de Ibagué, San Juan Nepomuceno y Timaná.

____ (2022-06-22). 'Insect banquet' held to bid farewell to university. ecns.cn Huazhong Agricultural University held an "insect banquet" to bid farewell to graduates. Locusts, silkworm pupae, bamboo insects and other insects are cooked for teachers and students to taste in Wuhan, central China's Hubei Province, June 21, 2022.

____ (2022-06-22). CEO says China to leapfrog in technology development. ecns.cn China is progressing rapidly in the development of aerospace, quantum computing and electric vehicles, which lead to more innovative competition, Paddy Cosgrave, the founder and CEO of Web Summit and Collision, two of the world's largest and fastest-growing tech conferences.

WSWS (2022-06-22). Fourth January 6 hearing documents fake electors plot and fascist threats against election officials, workers. wsws.org Tuesday's hearing underscored even more than those that preceded it the systematic and at times violent reprisals unleashed by Trump on officials and even local election workers who stood in the way of his dictatorial aims.

TeleSUR, lvm, SH (2022-06-22). Más de 3 .000 niños en Somalia podrían morir por desnutrición. telesurtv.net Según la ONU la mitad de los 7.1 millones de somalíes necesitan ayuda humanitaria.

____ (2022-06-22). 618 shopping spree stimulates pent-up appetites. ecns.cn Chinese consumers have shown rising demand for higher-quality and new-generation products containing innovative technologies during the June 18 shopping festival, and ensuring smooth logistics and supply chains is of great significance in promoting the recovery of consumption.

Staff (2022-06-22). UK systematic racism deeply-rooted in its history. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 22 (MNA) — The Deputy Head of International Affairs of Judiciary and Secretary of Iran's High Council for Human Rights has said that the UK's systematic racism is deeply rooted in its history.

Staff (2022-06-22). Iran Red Crescent says ready to assist Afghan quake victims. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 22 (MNA) — Head of the Iranian Red Crescent Society announced the society's full readiness for providing humanitarian aid to the Afghan earthquake victims.

Staff (2022-06-22). China successfully launches Tianxing-1 test satellite. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 22 (MNA) — China successfully launched the Tianxing-1 test satellite into space atop the Kuaizhou-1A carrier rocket on Wednesday.

____ (2022-06-22). BRICS speaks as one voice for shared growth. ecns.cn The BRICS cooperation mechanism has developed a multi-tier, systemic set of institutions that is yielding remarkable progress in key areas, and it could now speak as one voice in the global arena on behalf of emerging markets and developing countries.

WSWS (2022-06-22). New Zealand government maintains "let it rip" policy despite worsening crisis in hospitals. wsws.org Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's government is seeking to normalise mass infection and ongoing deaths from COVID, which has led to a crisis in public hospitals.

____ (2022-06-22). Suspects in Tangshan assault case linked to other crimes. ecns.cn Some of the nine people suspected of harassing and assaulting four women in Tangshan, Hebei province, on June 10 are also suspected of being involved in other criminal acts, and some officials involved in the case have been accused.

Khadija Haynes, Jacob Buckner (2022-06-22). New Brooklyn tenant's coalition stands up to abusive landlords. peoplesworld.org BROOKLYN, N.Y.—On July 7, a coalition of tenant organizations and community members came out to support tenant Khadija Haynes (co-author of this article), who in April passed out from carbon monoxide poisoning in her basement apartment, apparently due to neglect by her former landlord. In response, a coalition held a rally to hold all abusive …

TeleSUR, ldp, SH (2022-06-22). Aumenta a 920 la cifra de muertos por sismo en el sureste de Afganistán. telesurtv.net Las autoridades afganas indicaron que la ciudad de Paktika fue la más afectada por el temblor con un registro de 100 fallecidos y 2 heridos.

WSWS (2022-06-22). At its 2022 conference, Labor Notes promotes Democratic Party, trade union apparatus. wsws.org At all of the various sessions and workshops, the trade unions were presented as leading the growing wage militancy of the working class. In fact, the opposite is the case.

Staff (2022-06-22). Encabeza primer ministro cuarta visita gubernamental a Matanzas. cubadebate.cu Encabezada por el primer ministro, Manuel Marrero Cruz, esta tarde inició la cuarta visita gubernamental a Matanzas, que tendrá lugar hasta el viernes y se analizarán importantes programas para el desarrollo económico y social del territorio. Un recorrido por el barrio Caletón y playa Máquina, abrió el programa de la visita gubernamental.

Staff (2022-06-22). Thousand killed in magnitude 6.1 quake in Afghanistan: report. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 22 (MNA) — At least 1000 have been killed and 1500 injured after an earthquake of magnitude 6.1 hits Afghanistan.

WSWS (2022-06-22). UK Royal Mail workers ballot for national strike action against imposition of 2 percent pay award. wsws.org As far as the CWU is concerned, Royal Mail's charter for sweatshop labour is negotiable.

Doctors for COVID Ethics (2022-06-22). J'Accuse! The Gene-based "Vaccines" Are Killing People. Governments Worldwide Are Lying to You the People, to the Populations They Purportedly Serve. globalresearch.ca The Signal of Harm is now indisputably overwhelming, and, in line with universally accepted ethical standards for clinical trials, Doctors for Covid Ethics demands that the 'Covid' vaccine programme be halted immediately.

Staff (2022-06-22). Unión Eléctrica: Se pronostican afectaciones al servicio por déficit de generación. cubadebate.cu La Unión Eléctrica informó que para esta jornada se estima para el horario pico una disponibilidad de 2 513 MW y una demanda máxima de 2 900 MW, para un déficit de 387 MW, por lo que de mantenerse las condiciones previstas se pronostica una afectación de 450 MW al pico. Este martes se afectó el servicio por déficit de capacidad las 24 horas del día.

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

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 …

_____ (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 …

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

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 …

Kit Klarenberg (2022-06-21). British security state collaborator Paul Mason's war on 'rogue academics' exposed. thegrayzone.com In his covert assault on antiwar scholars, "left-wing" journalist and security state collaborator Paul Mason enlisted an academic snitch who knew his targets well. In the latest installment of The Grayzone's ongoing investigation into the anti-democratic, security state-influenced activities of Paul Mason, we look at how one of Britain's most prominent alleged left-wing journalists and an ever-expanding cast of covert helpers targeted scholars who dared challenge establishment narratives on the conflict in Ukraine. Amidst his campaign to neutralize the UK …

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 …

The Grayzone (2022-06-21). VIDEO: Ecuador's indigenous revolt against their neoliberal president. thegrayzone.com 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 the South American continent.

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.

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…

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.

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). 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 …

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 …

Cameron Harrison, Andrew Wright (2022-06-21). Detroit billionaire demands 10-year, $60 million tax break, taking money from schools. peoplesworld.org DETROIT—The City Council here postponed a vote on a questionable, additional $60 million tax break for Bedrock Management Services LLC last Tuesday. The firm, which is owned by billionaire Dan Gilbert, has requested the tax break in order to "develop" the already-delayed Hudson's project in downtown Detroit. The request would mark the project tax-free for …

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.

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…

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 … |

_____ (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.

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). 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.

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…

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). 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 …

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.

Jason Jones (2022-06-21). Organizer's notebook: Indianapolis social workers decide to go union. peoplesworld.org INDIANAPOLIS—Motivated by union victories at Amazon and Starbucks, my co-workers and I at Step-Up, a social service agency here, decided that it was time to demand representation and democracy in our workplace. The 23 social workers and case managers at Step-Up provide care coordination, case management, and mental health counseling to clients living with HIV and …

W. T. Whitney Jr. (2022-06-21). Petro and Márquez win unprecedented victory in Colombia elections. peoplesworld.org A comment on the Historical Pact coalition's million-vote plurality overflowed with enthusiasm: "June 19 will be remembered [in Colombia] as a day of the people and will be a moment of celebration for democracy…. Today was a day for changing history." In second-round voting, the team of Gustavo Petro for president and Francia Márquez for …

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.

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.

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…

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…

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…

Dennis Broe (2022-06-21). 'Better Call Saul': The fading middle class in a 'Breaking Bad' universe. peoplesworld.org Better Call Saul is part of the Breaking Bad "universe," as prequel to that series. As such it also partakes of the impulse that fuels successors to that series, most prominently Ozark, another series admired by mainstream critics. As precursor to Breaking Bad, the series also follows a downward trajectory where a once up-and-coming lawyer …

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

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…

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…

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.

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.

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.

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.

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). 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.

Mark Gruenberg (2022-06-21). 1 ,000 bring Poor People's Campaign demands to D.C.: "We won't be silent" peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON—Demanding an "end to policy murder" that slams poor and low-wealth people, Poor People's Campaign Co-Chair the Rev. William Barber II and more than 1 ,000 allies took to the streets of the nation's capital in a mass rally Saturday. Their goal: Massive changes in federal policy away from enriching the rich, corporations, and the capitalist …

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…

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.

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…

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 …

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.

Staff (2022-06-21). "Voices for Peace" — New Film to Be Available July 5-18. davidswanson.org Voices for Peace will be available here from July 5-18 at the cost of $10. Voices for Peace from Michael Kennedy on Vimeo. Voices for Peace is a documentary/theatrical film about anti-war activism, produced by Creative Action Unlimited and directed by Michael Kennedy and John Stevenson. This film features actors sharing the words of internationally …

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